Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 25, 1963 · Page 15
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 15

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, September 25, 1963
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WEDNESDAY, SEPi tiMBER 25, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE F1K1EEN 2nd Bid Call Higher Than First Rejected On School Directories EDWARDSVILLE — A Second call for bids on printing 2,500 copies of the, 1963-64 Madison County school directory has backfired economy * wise and the directories will cost $244.65 more than if the original low bid iwd been accepted, the Telegraph learned today. Highland Journal Printing Service has submitted the latt«t low bid of $1,169.65 for offset printing of the directories, and the proposal carries the recommendation for a contract award from the board of supervisors printing committee. Only other bidder when new proposals were opened Monday by the printing committee was the Advertiser Press Co., Collinsville. with a quotation of $1,295. Tlie committee originally opened bids on Sept. 7 on the directory printing project. At that time Advertiser Press Co. was low bidder at a $925 figure among seven firms submitting quotations. Because the low bid covered offset printing of the directory and the other six firms submitting quotations Sept. 7 anticipated letter press method of printing and based their prices accordingly, the board of supervisors on Sept. 10 went along with the committee's recommendation to reject all bids and call for new proposals. The committee stated that specifications for the directory printing had not specified either letter press or offset printing, and in all fairness to bidders a second Conservation Enters Into The Spotlight By DOUG HUIGEN HELENA, Mont. (API-Sections of the country far from the public spotlight will be the center of attraction this week when President Kennedy inspects conservation and resource development projects. Less than one-half of one per cent of the continental United States qualifies for the most rigid definition of the term wilderness. Most of it is in the northern Rockies. .Controversy Use of. the word wilderness makes it controversial. Some industries consider it a last frontier for opening up new sources of raw material. On the other side, it is argued that at least a few areas should be conserved in their frontier natural state as a recreational heritage for future generations. The President can be expected to make a point of wilderness val ues. The administration supports legislation to preserve thousands of wilderness acres that was approved by th^ Senate a year ago and now is awaiting House action. Wilderness preservation has been a concept since it was realized that use of the land and conservation of resources had to be compatible. The National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service were early developments of this thinking. In 1931'the first public land was classed as "primitive" by administrative order. By 1940, some areas which still qualified were placed under the more restrictive "wilderness" classification. Industry The proposed wilderness law is controversial In the West where mining and lumbering are major industries. It would require that any changes in the vast system come only after presidential and congressional action. Some 14 million acres of national forest land presently are classified as wilderness, wild or primitive. The largest and one of the most recently designated, wilderness areas, the Selway-Bitterroot of Montana and 16>ho, provides an example.of the pressures involved in preserving such an area. The Selway-Bitterroot is 1.2 million acres of roadless' mountains, forests, lakes and streams. However, a privately owned landing strip was established before the area was redesignated from wilderness to primitive status in 1962. In the lengthy hearings,, sorne groups contended that protecting the area as wilderness wquld forever lock up valuable mining and logging areas. Wilderness enthusiasts argued the area's value in material resources was relatively low, that Its recreational potential alone was of more worth than the multiple-use status of most national forest land. _ call should be taken for bids. Only two bids, both for offset printing, were received by the committee Monday. The successful bidder, Highland Journal Printing Service — if the county board follows the committee's recommendation for a contract award — Will get the job at a price $244.65 higher than if the award had been made earlier this month on the first - round $925 low bid of Advertiser Press Co.. whose current price quotation is $370 above the firm's original bid. The Highland firm had bid $1,236.05 for letter press printing of the directory in the first call for bids. Last year the county school directories were printed by the In- telligencer Publishing Co., here at a cost of $1,397.90, hence the county will still be saving $228.25 from last year's price, even though the saving would have been much greater if the original low bid this year on this year's directories had been accepted Sept. 10. White House Hopeful for 'Second Step' An AP News Analysis By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER AP Diplomatic Affairs Writer WASHINGTON (AP)—With the test-ban treaty safely through the Sqnate. administration leaders- were reported cautiously hopeful today that Soviet Premier Khrushchev will be ready soon to negotiate on a '.'second step" to reduce dangers of nuclear war. The same pressures believed to have influenced Khrushchev's decision to sign the limited ban on nuclear weapons testing are still present. Thus U. S. experts think Khrushchev may see further need to improve his relations with the Western powers. These pressures include the bitter and growing differences between the Soviet Union and Red China and the apparently severe crop failure in the Soviet Union this year which makes Khrushchev partially dependent on Western sources for wheat and other food grains. Furthermore, U. S. officials be lieve that after the Cuban mis siles showdown last October Khrushchev decided the danger o nuclear war had been so grea that steps toward minimizing fu ture risks of worldwide destruc tion were necessary. Possible next steps include proposals which Khrushchev himsel: has made for an East-West non- aggression pact and for the sta tioning of observers on both sides of the Iron Curtain to guard against surprise attack. Of the two propositions, U. S authorities think agreement on the observer plan is more likely because the nonaggression propos al has been tied by the Western powers to counterproposals foi greater security for West Berlin The test-ban treaty cleared the Senate Tuesday by an 80-19 vote It will prohibit all but under ground letting. President Kennedy called the pact "a single but substantia step in the direction of peace.' Secretary of State Dean Rusk has characterized it as a "firs step" with the implication there must be other steps if Soviet- Western relations are to continue to improve. So far, Khrushchev has shown no pressing interest in proceeding urgently with further negotia tions. Several reasons have been advanced for this in official Wash ington. Khrushchev may have wanted to be sure the treaty would wii Senate ratification before proceeding with further measures He may also have decided tha urging consideration of other is sues during the Senate debafc might complicate matters. Walter Ulbricht On Visit to Poland WARSAW (AP)—East German Communist boss Walter Ulbrich arrived in Warsaw today on a state visit to Poland. The makeup of Ulbricht's dele- gallon indicated economic and in dustrial issues will be stressed in hi? talks with Polish leaders. SORGHUM SEASON OPENS CHESTER, 111 — The cane is tall and stalks are thick and juicy. This adds up to good sorghum, according to Ralph Shaw, standing, and his son, Melvin, at Southern III. Sorghum Harvest Good CHESTER, 111. (AP) — One of be last sorghum mills in Southern Ilinois is humming these days as armers bring in their cane for efining into table syrup. Ralph Shaw and his son, Melin, who operate the mill, say the larvest has been good despite the ate autumn drought. The cane is all and stalks are thick and juicy. The Shaws have enough work ahead to keep the mill busy un il Thanksgiving or later. The syrup makes an attractive ourist gift item and is marketed >y country stores and supermarkets. wheel, who operate one of the few remaining sorghum mills in southern Illinois. (AP Wirephoto) UNWANTED HAIR REMOVED FOREVER By Electrolysis! Paulene Shamblin, member of Electrolysis Society of America. nft . Phone 4«6-S8«l or «««-S008 for appointment. Paulene's fashions TALL GIRLS SKIRTS AND MATCHING SWEATERS LEADER'S DKPT. STORE 710 IS. HOME COOKING NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vhen 250 Tennesseans left here >y a special train for the Billy Graham Crusade in Los Angeles, ood for their souls wasn't their only oncern. They planned a spec- al breakfast in Los Angeles fea- uring Tennessee country ham and biscuts. They toted the ham and biscuits. They toted the ham Convinced no one west of the Mississippi River could make them, they had them baked at lome and flown by jet to the west coast. City Makes Final Offer to Edwardsville Laborers EDWARDSVILLE—A final offer of three separate proposals to hike monthly salaries of 17 city employes affiliated with Labors Local 179 was presented to union representatives. Mayor Raymond 0. Rogers said today. The city is presently negotiating with the Labors Local in an effort to reach an agreement before the existing contract expires Oct. 1. One new proposal by the city would increase salaries of union employes $15 per month in a two-year wage agreement, Mayor Rogers said. A second offer would raise salaries $20 per month spread over a two year period, with an increase of $10 per month for each employe in the first year and $10 the second year. In a third proposal the city has offered the union a $10 a month raise for a one year per- BREAKFAST Sunday, Sept. 29th 9 a.m. to 12:30 TRINITY CHAPEL State & Mildred Sts. Donation $1.25 iod. City employes, represented by the union, twice rejected wage offers by a unanimous vote. Union representatives who earlier sought a $65 per month increase the first year and $5C per month the second year in a two year agreement have offered two new proposals to the city, the mayor said. In one new offer the union is seeking $40 per month hike for one year. In another new proposal the union is seeking a $65 increase under a two-year agreement. "The latest three proposals to the union is our final offer," Mayor Rogers said today. He said no more negotiation sessions are scheduled. The union represents employes of the street, sanitation, sewer and water departments. CHILDREN'S SHOP Eastgate Plaza—Charge It Grain Sales to USSR Currently Under Study OTTAWA (AP)—A spokesman for a team of American grain nerchants indicated today his group hopes to make a huge sale of U.S. grain to the Soviet Union, similar to the deal recently concluded by Canada. Burton Joseph, president of I.S. oseph Inc. of Minneapolis, said his group is in Ottawa to sell wheat but it is "far premature to talk of a trade between these two countries"—the United States and Russia. Joseph said he has not met with the head of the Russian group that bought $500 million worth of anndian wheat and flour last week. He declined to say whether i meeting is scheduled. "We just don't know what we nave here ourselves," said Joseph. "We're way ahead of ourselves." Soon He added that possibly he could say more in a few days. The Russian delegation is still .n Ottawa, although it concluded its dealings with the Canadian government last week. It is headed by S.A. Borisov, first deputy minister of Russian trade. With Joseph in Ottawa are two other Minneapolis grain men, Charles Ritz, board chairman of International Milling Co., and Ralph Bruce, a vice president of Archer Daniels Midland Co., and Leopold Stern, director of the Louis Dreyfus Corp. of New York. Joseph said there are "a few more" representatives of the American grain industry in Ottawa but would not identify them. Activity among the American wheat men was intensive. They held meetings at their hotel through the night until early today. The Joseph group's mission to Ottawa was first reported in a copyrighted story in the Minneapolis Tribune and Des Moines Register which said lack of U.S. gov ernment approval is all that is blocking the closing of the deal. While the administration officially has kept hands off the ne- Jnst say "Charge It" at— THREE SISTERS Eastgate Plaza Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 6 months to pay! gotiations, the Tribune said it has learned that the White House, State. Commerce and Agriculture departments had been studying the legal, technical and policy problems. In Duluth, Minn., where President Kennedy talked Tuesday night, a White House source said there would be no comment. The report was bolstered by Dow-Jones, financial news service affiliated with the Wall Street Journal, which said Tuesday that cable advices from Holland told of the Russians about lo seek U.S. export licenses for 4,750,000 tons of wheat, corn and oats. The Tribune and Register identified those talking with the Russians in Canada as Leopold Stern, director of the Louis Dreyfus Corp., New York, and three Min- ncapolitans—Burton Joseph, president of I. S. Joseph, Inc.; Charles Ritz, board chairman of International Milling Co., and Ralph Bruce, a vice president of Archer Daniels Midland Co. Charles W. Bailey, who wrote the article, said if. the deal was realized it could lead to a policy change that would accent Increased utilization of surplus American farm crops instead of production controls, and possibly provide a partial solution to the troublesome balance of payments and gold reserve problems. But, the story went on, such a transaction would be certain to bring complaints "especially from members of Congress representing constituencies with large numbers of voters of Eastern European extraction." Those groups have consistently opposed any dealings with Communist countries. British Back Malasia in Dispute CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Already backed by Britain in its dispute with Indonesia. Malaysia .oday was promised military aid by Australia if it is invaded. Prime Minister Sir Robert Men zies made the pledge in laying before Parliament the text of a defense commitment with the new federation. He said Australian forces also are committed to help resist subversive activity in Malaysia. Menzies made no reference to Indonesia. He said all nations concerned had been informed of Australia's decision. Australian forces are in Malaysia as part of a strategic reserve set up with Britain and New ZeZa- land for defense of Southeast Asia. Qualified sources in London reported both Britain and Indonesia are considering a break in diplomatic relations as a result of angry Indonesian reaction to the creation of M a I a y s i a, the British sponsored federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak and Sabah (North Borneo). London officials fear further attacks on British nations and property in the wake of last Wednesday's sacking and burning of Britain's Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesian capital. The Indonesians have made no move to return sezied British firms. A REAL HER CHOO LOOKOUT HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — State Police said Miss Margaret Porter lost control of her car when she sneezed and it ran off Kixie Highway in Northern Kentucky, striking a utility pole. A trip to a physician showed she was uninjured in the crash but the sneeze broke her nose. avrakos Seek Funds For Congo UN Force UNITED NATIONS. N.Y. (AP) —Racing against ;in Ort. 1 r|»<nd- line, the United Stairs find other Western nations todny sought General Assembly action lo raise $25 million to keep the U.N. peace force in the Congo until next June. The move won support from the 32-nation African group. It is 'raming an appeal to Secrrfary- General U Thant to extend for six months the Dec. 31 target dale for liquidating the U.N. force. The problem of raising money :o keep the force in the field was :he prime concern as the assembly's Ill-nation finance committee lathered for its first meeting of the 18th session. Thant has warned that he will pull out the 7,000 troops in the Congo by year's end, unless the assembly approves maintenance costs within the next week. Thant explained in a report to !he Security Council last week, that action must be taken by Oct. 1 because "supplies for the Congo force are no longer being fed into its logistics pipeline in anticipation of its termination by Dec. 31." The United Nations has run into financial difficulties in the Congo because some nations, including the Soviet Union and France, haav refused to pay their share of the peace-keeping operation. KELSO IS GAINING NEW YORK £>—When Kelso, the 6-year-old Your Host gelding, won the Aqueduct Stakes he earnd $71,890 and ran his career earnings to $1,415,197, a sum exceeded only by retired Round Table's $1,749,869. The win was the sixth straight stakes victory for Kelso in 1963. Featuring 'Stereo & HI-FI Record Players. All the I latest records & Pop 45's Sundin's ^ n AAUSIC *i SHOP 111 West 4th St. "Downtown Alton's Only Music Shop" HALLMARK CARDS PARTY SUPPLIES Talk of the Town No. 5 —Eastgate Plaza Phone 254-8891 BE SURE TO SEE OUR NEW STORE—SO-- 1/tu're JMiteJ to Ouf OPEN HOUSE THURS..FRI.-SAT. - SEPT. 26-27-28 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. FREE GIFTS • REFRESHMENTS for Free Prizes! 26 £ Register Chances to Win $1,000 Worth of Merchandise! (No Purchase Necessary) OPEN HOUSE SPECIALS 1-6-PAK PEPSI with each Gallon of O'BRIEN POISE HOUSE PAINT or POISE LATEX WALL PAINT CONGOLEUM-NAIRN VINYL ASBESTOS TILE Regular 13c Value lOc ea. 10% OFF REGULAR PRICE ON ALL GOODYEAR VINYL TEE OR ROLL GOODS BUCK'S PAINT and FLOOR COVERING STORE 686 E, Broadway — 465-2581 Plenty of Parking on City Parking Lot at Fourth and Ridge Street! CVSTOMER ENTRANCE IN REAR! 80 Years Young" PRESENTS . . . the first f//?e tableware that takes everyday punishment Centura is fine tableware, with dazzling good looks, a satiny surface, the ring of quality—and extraordinary strength. Pyroceram® glass-ceramic makes Centura so resistant to breaks, chips, cracks and crazing that Corning can guarantee Centura for 3 years, replacement free. Centura is a complete tableware collection. Included are serving pieces that go from freezer to range top with complete safety. See all three patterns of Centura. Discover prices much less than you'd expect to pay for fine tablewara. And buy only the Centura pieces you want. Representative Prices for four in basic white: 4 dinner plates 7.95 4 cups and saucers tO.85 4 small plates 4.95 4 9 oz. bowls 5.95 (Patterned pieces add 25c each. CENTUEA by CORNING at FURNITURE 427 I. BROADWAY ALTON

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