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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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A-2 Alton Evening Telegraph Thursday, August 31, l!')72 Kitty Hawk pilots blast ammunition depot in North Bv GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (AP) - t'.S. Navy- pilots destroyed a plant ammunition depot in North Vietnam Wednesday, the U.S. Command reported todny. Fliers from the carrier Kitty Hawk said flieir bombs caused 100 secondary explosions and seven large firo at the Dong Ngan depot 13 miles northeast ofVinh. Pilots from the carrier Oriskany hit a maiov fuel drpo a mile west of Vinh. while other Oriskany fliers at1ark<-d a storage area 30 nr'es te the south. The Command sa'd they caused five explosions and a huge fire at the luel depot, and at the storage area destroyed more than 100 supply crates and damaged another 100. A third target was the Cam Pha fuel depot 37 miles northeast of Haiphong. The Command said pilots from the Midway destroyed four supply buildings there and touched off a large explosion and a fire. In South Vietnam, Communist forces rained rockets into the big air base at Bien Hoa during the night and carried out a series of hit-and-run terror and sabotage attacks at scattered points. The Saigon command said 15 Vietnamese were killed and 51 were wounded in the attacks. One American also was wounded, and eight U.S. and South Vietnamese planes were destroyed or damaged at Bien Hoa. Two-thirds of the Vietnamese casualties were civil- Illinois unions for committee to help McGovern CHICAGO (AP) — Labor unions representing half a million workers in Illinois announced today formation of the Illinois Labor Committee for McGovern-Shriver. Ken Holland, administrative assistant to the general vice president of the International Association of Machinists and one of the group's cochairmen, said the 30 unions represented on the committee will "work together to bring their influence to bear...Our job will be to do everything possible to help George McGovern become president." Holland said the group will conduct a voter registration drive among union members and their families. "We have formed this committee because the 1972 election is too important for us to let Nixon win it by default," Holland said. "McGovern supports labor on virtually all of the major issues facing us today." . Blacks schedule county seat meet A public meeting of the Black People for Peaceful Progress is scheduled for 7:3V) p.m. tonight in the community room of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association In Edwardsville, the chairman Ron Lambert, announced. The new organization is designed to work peacefully to get black involvement in jobs, education and political offices in Edwardsville, Lambert said. The meeting tonight is open to black and white, Lambert said- If you (ail to receive your Telegraph by 5:30 p.m. phone 465-6641 before 6 p.m. and your copy will be delivered. Alton Evening Telegraph PublUhed Dally by Alton Telegraph Printing Company PAUL S COUSLEY President. Genera! Manager. STEPHEN A. COUSLEY Editor & Assistant to the Publisher. RICHARD A COUSLEY. Vice President and Classified Mgr HENRY H. McADAMS Secretary and Assistant General Manager. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (The Associated Press is exclusively sntltled to the use of publication of all news dispatcher credited In this paper and to the local news pub lished herein.) Subscription price: By carrier, 60t weekly $2.60 per calendar month; by mall $17.00 a year. $9.00 six months in Illinois and Missouri. (28.00 a year. 113 SO six months in all other stales Mall subscriptions not accepted In towns where carrier delivery Is available- Second Clau Postage paid a> Alton. Illinois 62002 lans. Two Marine squadrons of M bombers and an Air Force squadron of A37 bombers are stationed at Rien Hoa, or 50 to fin planes. They support ground operations in the southern half of South Vietnam and Cambodia. Rien Hoa is also used as a forward operating base for scores of American jets based in Thailand. They refuel, rearm and receive maintenance at Bien Hoa. It was the second lime this month the base had been shelled. An SB-round rocket barrage on Aug. 1 killed one American Marine and one Vietnamese, w o u n d c tl 31 Americans and 24 Vietnamese and damaged two Marine A4 jets. The only major fighting reported was at Quang Tri, on the northern front, where a stalemated battle has been taking a heavy toll on both sides for the past two months. The Saigon Command claimed 119 North Vietnamese troops were killed at Quang Tri Wednesday and 53 weapons were captured. It said more than 800 rounds of artillery and mortar fire hit South Vietnamese positions. Reduction in meat costs seen Accusations fly in dispute over campaign financing By CARL C. CRAFT WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican charges of "devious coyer-ups 1 ' have drawn Democratic claims of "nitpicking" in the latest round of accusations over presidential campaign money- handling under a new law. While Democratic presidential nominee George S. McGovern's campaign has "attempted to hold its candidate out to the public as above reproach, his organization has in fact resorted to devious coverups in various fund raising activities," GOP National Chairman Robert ,T. Dole said Wednesday. Dole called for a probe by the General Accounting Office— which the audit agency said is already under way. "I believe there is substantial evidence that the McGovern campaign apparatus has committed at least seven serious violations" of the new political finance law, Dole said in a letter to GAO. A GAO official said, "We plan to give this the same type of treatment we gave the Republicans." Frank Mankiewicz, McGovern's national political director, told reporters that GAO already had begun a "routine" audit of McGovern finances before Dole asked f«r it. For Dole "to accuse the McGovern campaign of the kind of violations that are' talked about in this letter," Mankiewicz said, "is somewhat like a man caught on the street after a bank robbery with the cash in a sack calling in the police to arrest a jaywalker he sees crossing the street.' I don't Edwardsville schools open today; strike over Agents stop girl Secret Service agents leap into action to prevent a little girl from running up to President Nixon as he walks from his helicopter with Mrs. Nixon to do some electioneering in a Honolulu shopping center Wednesday evening. Later Nixon walked up to the girl and accepted her flowers. (AP Wirephoto) By DON KENDALL WASHINGTON (AP) Cattlemen are angry and consumers skeptical, but government and meat industry officials say housewives soon will get a price break at the meat counter. The Department of Agriculture said Wednesday prices for cattle at market dipped In August for the first time in four months, although there has been no official indication that retail prices have followed suit. The USDA said cattle prices were down $1.10 per one hundred pounds on the hoof from the record high of $34.60 in July. There also are 18 per cent more cattle being fattened now than a year ago, which means a bigger supply by fall, it said. John A. Copeland, chairman of the National Livestock and Meat Board in Chicago, said the declining prices at the market level should be passed on at supermarkets in the coming months. But Iowa cattleman Bert Eason Jr. said here that cattlemen are "irritated, frustrated and upset" over the slump in meat prices. He told a news conference that the cattlemen are the ones absorbing the burden of the lower wholesale costs and that consumers would now be paying 12.9 cents a pound less for beef if the lower farm prices had been passed on. Farm prices overall in August averaged one per cenr higher than in July, and were at an all-time high, the USDA said. Wheat was at a six-year high, averaging $1.51 per bushel, nearly 20 cents above July and 23 cents more than a year ago. The wheat market has been s! rained by the sale of one-fourth of the U.S. grain crop to the Soviet Union. Soviet leukemia research hailed by U.S. scientists By FRANK CAREY WASHINGTON (AP) — American scientists say a reported Soviet breakthrough in leukemia research raises new hopes of finding a preventive vaccine and improved treatment for the disease. The breakthrough, announced at a news conference ICC rate hikes (Continued from Page 1) action. These included: — Increase in rates must be justified and should not be based on "future inflationary "expectations." — Ui'tes should be minimum to "insure adequate and safe service or to provide for necessary expansion needed to meet future needs of the customers." Union Electric has been conducting an extensive mass media promotion campaign in support of its current rate request, contending that it needs the additional revenue to attract new investment capital for a $1 billion expansion program. During March through June of this year, 21 Bell Telephone companies received increases amounting to $584,910,694, Sen. Metcalf reported. Illinois Bell received about a 4 per cent increase on Aug. 11 which is supposed to yield it an additional $44.5 million in revenues. However, Illinois Bell had asked for a rate increase that they said would have yielded an additional $182 million. The company has sought to reinstate the high figure in the courts. Illinois Bell's previous rate increase was granted in November, 1970, and meant a 16-27 per cent increase in monthly phone bills for Telegraph area customers, depending on the type of service thoy had. Illinois Bell was granted a 10.93 per cent increase or an additional $4.7 million in revenue from its Indiana customers in the Gary- Hammond East Chicago suburban area, which was approved by the Price Commission on March 21 of this year. Wednesday, comes at a time when scientists—especially in the United States — already a r e making significant progress in slowing down the development of all forms of cancer. Soviet scientists nave reported they have produced leukemia in monkeys and baboons after innoculating them with blood from human leukemia patients. The implication is that the Soviets might have succeeded in isolating a cancer-causing virus. Dr. John B. Moloney of the National Cancer Institute said the Soviet report raises "new hope, absolutely" -for preventing and stopping not only leukemia but also leukemia- like diseases and for cancers of the connective tissues. Findley (Continued from Page 1) opponent, Robert Lamkin. Lamkin said that Shipley was using his "franking privilege" for mailings in the new district which he will no*, represent until January, if elected. EDWARDSVILLE — District 7 schools opened today, presumably with all 270 teachers and 5,300 students in attendance, following a three-day teacher's strike which ended with x a restraining order ruling yesterday by Circuit Judge James 0. Monroe. Edwardsville . S u p e r i n- tendent A. Gordon Dodds said this morning that to the best of his knowledge by midmorning, the half-day session was in progress with anticipated attendance and no distrubing incidents. The half-day session, originally slated for Monday, will be followed Friday by the first day of full-time classes. School will swing into regular operation following the Labor Day holiday. Negotiations on the 1972-73 Big & Tall Men 1 * Clothes Department Sizes Up to 60 contract between the Ed- wardsvjlle school board and the Edwardsville Education Association will continue, as ordered by Judge Monroe. Monroe ruled that on the issue of binding arbitration — the point of impasse between the two groups during negotiation — failure of agreement was no evidence of bad faith and the issue was outside the scope of current negotiation guidelines. Binding arbitration, however, he added, is not illegal, but may be inconsistent with the board's decision-making function. However, it may be included in the scope of possible future guidelines. THE MAN TO CALL PHONE 377-8912 LARRY ADMIRE •10 Bethalto Blvd. Bethalto, 111. State rami Insurance Cons; «inn think anybody is fooled by this." Dole charged that 'the McGovern campaign received at least $10,000 from a London-based committee called "Americans for McGovern Abroad," which has not registered with the federal elections office. Mankiewicz said there is such a group, It did contribute $10,000, "and so far as I know It has not registered" But, Mankiewicz said, there Is "some doubt in the law as to whether foreign committees were required to file. We'll clear that up, and that committee will file very shortly." On other matters, Dole said there are reports that some McGovern supporters bought tickets at prices of at least $2,000 for a Madison Square Garden rally, but the purchasers have not been individually identified. Mankiewicz said the rally followed an initiall filing perod deadine, and "if there were such contributions" they could be included in a later report. Dole said the press reported Stewart Mott of New York contributed $377,500 to NOTICE...' Our Store Will Be CLOSED from 4 P.M. FRIDAY (SEPT. 1) Until 9 A.M. TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 5th! SUPERIOR INTERIORS CARPET • DRAPERIES • CUSTOM FURNITURE 112 GODFREY-BELTLINE 466-6744 LIKE EXTRA CASH FOR YOU! Alton Savings Continuous Compounding And Monthly or Quarterly Dividends On All Certificates Take Your Choice! 5 % Savings Certificates 5V4% S Month Certificates S?i% 1 Year Certificate* 0% 2 Year Certificates And Loan Association PHONE 4«-44SJ 820 EAST THIRD ST. ALTON THE AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION Local AdvertUmg Rates and Contract Information or application m the Telegraph business office HI Ea*t Broadway. Alton, III. 62002 Na Hanoi Advertising Representatives: Braonant Moloney. lac.. New York. Chicago, Detroit CM it Louis. NOTICE -- LABOR DAY SEPTEMBER 4 LEGAL HOLIDAY The Following Banks Will Observe Monday. September 4, as a Legal Holiday and Will Not Be Open for Business Alton Banking <£ Trust Co., Alton Bethalto National Bank, Bethalto First National Bank & Trust Co., Alton First National Bank, Wood River Godfrey State Bank, Godfrey Illinois State Bank, East Alton Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co., Alton The Bank of Alton, Alton I Donmoors Running Neck-and-Neck Some like the lip mock, somt like Hit whaler, but most for both. So we do these turned-on knits in clear tones and twists. Because you can't get enough of a good shirt. Sizes: 3 to 7—$2.75 to $4 Sixes: 8 to 20—$4 to $6 PLAZA WILSHIRE VILLAGE MONTICELLO PLAZA Open Mon., Thurs., Fri., Nights 'Til 9 pm Other Days: 9 'Til 5:30 pm McGovern's campaign, but public disclosures report $38,1000 in contributions and $160,000 in loans. Mankiewicz said the latest report was June 28, "and I am confident the report was accurate. He lias made other contributions since and they will be fully reported when we make our next filing." President of group DETROIT (AP) - Joseph G. Imiguez, district collection supervisor of the Illinois Department of Revenue, is the new president of the National Tobaqco Tax Association. He was elected at the group's 46th annual meeting in Detroit this week. . V. L. Nielsen, executive secretary of the Arizona State Tax Commission, was elected vice president and the association's new secretary Is Jerry L. Wynn, assistant director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax unit for the Georgia State Department Of Revenue in Atlanta. I UM WESCT'CM! Get out your Fred Astaire oxfords and your 20s sweater—put on your bags and swing! Yes! Pleated trousers with floppy cuffs & tunnel loops. Can you wait? Don't! Dance on in for yours! Waist 27-38, only $11 to $14 Park Freel We validate! Phone 462-9751 Store Hours: Monday and Friday 9:00 to 9:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9;00 to 5:00

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