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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 2

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ALTON EVEMNO TEJORAPH THURSDAY, APRIL * 1*1 FOR I: CAM SCATTERED FROST Jt win be cooler Thursday night on the Gulf coast and hi the eastern Mississippi valley while wanner weather la forecast for the central Plains. Snow State Hospital Program Is Getting Under Way flurries are expected In the Great Lakes area while the southern slates from Arizona to Georgia wffl have showers, (AP Wlrephoto Map) Weather Forecast Dredging To Begin On Monday Dredging for a fill on the Illinois bank of the Mississippi river for construction of Me- Adams Memorial Highway is to be started next Monday, according to a special notice released by the U. S. Army Engineers district. The fill material is to be dredged from a "borrow" area 300 feet wide and 280 feet from the bank in a section that extends past Elsah. The dredged material win be deposited by pipeline along the shore to build op the riverside roadbase. District Engineer Lowell C. Oheim noted in a warning to passing river traffic that the dredge is equipped with radio facilities. Vessels traversing the site should contact the dredge (the Columbus) before passing. The dredging is expected to continue through July. The Grant Dredging Co. of Greenville, Ohio, has fat the project. ! SPRINGFIELD. 111. (AP)-Gov. 'Otto Kerner's state mental hospital construction program, calling ,for an outlay of about J100 mil- ilion, is moving ahead in the Illi-' jnois Legislature. | Bills to carry out the plan, financed from the $150 million welfare bond issue, were approved Wednesday by the House Appropriations Committee. The appropriations include $74.9 million for improvements at existing institutions, $2.8 for en- Alton and vicinity — Fair and cool tonight, the low 30 to 35 but as low as 25 to 30 in the suburbs 'with scattered frost Friday i sunny and warmer with the high in the 60s. the contract for Lincoln and D i x o n state schools for mentally retarded children. Red Cross Drive at Midpoint The 1961 Red Cross Fund Cam- Hero to All Sgt. York Finds Americans Remember, Pay His Taxes passed the half-way mark. By GORDON WASHINGTON (AP) - Lots of people—kindly people, sympathet ic people, rich and poor, young and old, high and low — have helped Sgt. Alvtn York solve his federal income tax problem. Letters by the thousands have poured in from people wanting to contribute to ihe 135,000 fund needed to wtpe out the World War I hero's tax debt. The goal now has been reached and hundreds ot letters are yet to be opened. This national outpouring of good will to a man who served his country well has touched Capitol Hill where much of the mail these days is of the pressure or "gim- mle" type. "These people are giving—not asking." said Rep. Joe L. Evins, VPem., treasurer for the York Tax Fund Campaign. Speaker Sam Rayburn, D-Te.x., touched off he drive two weeks ago with a 1,000 donation. Few Big Donation* There have been a few other big donations since then. But for every one of these there have >een hundreds of $1 and $2 donations. Some sent pennies. Who contributed? Here are some samples: j From Denver: "Dear Sirs — I jam enclosing only $1 to the Sgt. York fund. I am 81 and don't have much so excuse the small sum. Very sincerely. An old woman." From Bobby Lamie, Kankakee. 111.: "Dear Sergeant York—I am 9 years old and I help my brother with his paper refute. My big sister said that you need help. I hope 'this 25 cents will help you." L. P. Gleiber, campaign chair-! Unsigned Ietter from ' Washing man. reported today that $33.341 Another $11.5 million to build an \. ^ ^ ^ whfch he institution at Centra ha .s provided j. g .. g ^ mying -- He added that in a bill already enacted. 'the generous financial support of Some Republican legis I a t o r sj the people of the. Alton-Wood Riv- Rev. Ulster Speaking At East Alton EAST ALTON — The Rev. Wfl- aon Rister, pastor of the Little Chapel General Baptist Church, Eldorado, is guest evangelist at a series of nightly revival services at first General Baptist Church. Services are held at 7:30 p.ml daily and will continue through April 16, the Rev. George Dougherty, pastor, has announced, ] An all church program will be; questioned whether spending of the remaining $50 million in bond funds was being delayed in the event it was needed to meet political demands for institutions. Robert Sipes, deputy state welfare director, said this wasn't true. In floor action, the House passed a $500,000 appropriation to construct a state fairgrounds arena that could be used for sports events, ice shows and conventions. Legislators who objected to the, bill said they doubted the wisdom! x-t„..,, j ». V/nnffl of earmarking money for such a COMfWY 1 UUtll project at a time when the state is pushed tor funds. Rep. Clyde Lee. D-Mount Vernon. spoasor of the bill, said the' arena would be financed from the! state agricultural premium fund.i ' ,, , ,. , , which is supplied by horse race! "Kids help kids" is the opic betting taxes. to be d» scussed at tne tmrd Lee estimated rentals from the building would total $20,000 a year. The Senate has not acted on the er area indicates that they recognize the Red Cross as a community resource and are aware of the Red Cross services to the community and the need for funds to carry on the services." The campaigK chairman said, although the pace of the campaign is somewhat slow, the results so far are encouraging and added that all campaign divisions are on the job and funds are coming in each day and. he is optimistic ' about the success of the campaign. ton. D.C.. addressed in childish scrawl to "Sargant York" (sic): "Here is J 's my allowance for a brave man." (Enclosed was 25 cents). Michael G. Parker, 11, Bronx, N.Y.. sent a dime, two nickels and two pennies taped to a sheet of paper and a note saying "Something for Sgt. York." In addition to Rayburn, others who contributed $1,000 were Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon, publisher William Randolph Hearst, former Undersecretary of State Will Clayton: Philip ,and Sunday. Attending will be! He received a two month sus . ! fight it, darling, we're still alive *' 'pension based on convictions of! Wet-eyed and grateful a jury the Abe Plough, Memphis. Tenn., drug ex- L. Graham, president of Washington Post: and TeUmm Officer? Elected LeRoy Bordeaux was elected president of Alton Te Deum at a dinner meeting Wednesday at St. Patrick's Parish Hull. Bordeaux, who is representative of Midwest Accounts Service and secretary of Civic Memorial Airport, will succeed Bernard Sprtngman as president, Other officers are Dr. James Carrow, vice president; Dr. Ralph Baahlman, aeeretary- treasurer; Leo Jun, assistant secretary. ' Members of Te Deum heard a violin recital by John Creighton Murray of New York, who previously has played here and delighted audiences with his virtuosity. He has played in Europe and in South America, and during the war, while in the Army, made 1,500 appearances before 2,000.000 men. For | this, he was cited in the Congressional Record. Before playing. Murray delivered a brief afidress on music and others of the fine arts. Announced at the meeting were the names of members who will attend the international convention of Te Deum at! Davenport. Iowa, next Saturday; School Election FAMILY GETS ORAL POLIO VACCINE HARRISBURG, Pa.—Mr. and Mrs. Members of the family are (clockwise) Robert M. Grab, rear, of Harrlabnrg, Lucy and David (twins) 8; Daniel and along with 15 of their 18 children, line Kathleen (twins) 5; Peggy 6; Patrick up in a Harrisbnrg Hospital as Or. 7; John 8; Eileen 10: Ann 11; George Mary Ames, bottom, administers the 12; Jean 16; Joseph 14; Tom 15; Ml* first Sabin-type oral polio vaccine in the chael 11; and Mr. and Mrs. Grab hold- Harristmrg area to Lucy 3, by spoon, ing Edward I. (AP Wlrephoto) Driver's License ! t Is Suspended I Secretary of State Charles F.I Carpentier today announced the! suspension of the driver's license! of Date A. Welch, Rt. 2, Ed-j wardsville, for conviction of throe; traffic violations within one year.; Finch, Tregoff Given Life Terms in Murder By PAT McNCLTY LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'We'll Springman, Bordeaux. Dr. B. A. Donnelly, Frank Rlskorski and R. Emmett Fitzgerald. Several of the members will be accompanied by their wives. . One of the speakers at the convention will be J. F. Sch.'af- ly, Alton attorney. His topic, Saturday afternoon, will be "The Constitutional Aspects of Communism." Invocation and thanksgiving were offered at Wednesday's meeting by Father Henry Schmidt, assistant, and Father John Crosson, pastor, of St. Patrick's. jThen he said to his attorney: "Thank God, thank God." Thus after three trials, a year and a half of suspense and an estimated $750,000 of taxpayers' money, did one of the most publicized murder cases of recent years come to a dramatic conclusion, surgeon and his red-haired mis-' Under California law, Finch and members of tin Alton ntaol beard will be elmtcd In th* wheel election Saturday. Polling plaoM for ,13 prwtftett D§ oyfn frwn noon to 7 Piin< M^K mF9 John W«bb and Harold David- A^^ ^K^UGfeuaM ^Jl ^JbjaMfe £• ^oaa^^fc J rail nflnnvr or wnuni u UMWMU on tin btifet, and Mn. WlDUm tttHtn and J« B, Soudifiand. Bnaatt not more than three board member! nay be reii- dentt 'of ant oontmiionai town- ihlp and bwauie of the makeup of the present board, either Mrs. Petenen or Sunderiand will be defeated Saturday while Webb and Davidson are as- iured of election barring write- In campaign*. For the first time, voting Sat* urday will be at 12 precincts. The new precinct results from splitting the Horace Mann precinct. All voters frho cast ballots at Horace Mann School previously and who live .north of the centerline of FuUerton avenue and east of the QMftO railroad tracks wifl be in the new precinct and will vote at Thomas Jefferson School. voters of the Clifton Hill precinct will cast ballots at Qilson Brown School rather than Clifton Hill, although the precinct lines remain unchanged. Also Saturday, vptew wttl cast ballots for the election of a congressional township" school * elr Uvcs ' Dr - R " trustee. Otto j cumbent, and Kolkmeyer, In- Dr. Robert B. speeding, Dec. 10. before Jersey-'^^ ville Justice of the Peace Harry j Bernard Finch so Coop: running a stop sign. Dec.'iT«!g°« Wednesday after a third 12, by Alton Police Magistrate j murder trial Jury decreed life im- Fred J. Schreiber; driving toojPrisonnieiit tor the once wealthy j fast for conditions, Feb. 4, before Edwardsville Police Magistrate Earl Vuagniaux. The suspension was part of a list of 181 revocations and 653 suspensions announced by Carpentier. No Late Market | his now plumpish paramour will be eligible for parole, depending on their prison record, in seven years—1968. The case was front page news from the chilly morning of July (suspenseful hours to send the 19, 1959, when the body of Bar! lovers to prison and not to the'bara Jean Finch, 3&—a bullet in Uhc back—was discovered on the tress. Finch and Carole—convicted of murdering the playboy doctor's socialite wife — broke into sobs when the 10 men and 2 women (of the jury decided after a dozen Lynn are seeking the single scat on the three-man board. Voting places for the trustee election. In which only residents of Alton congressional township may vote, will be McKinley, Humboldt, and Lincoln schools. Polling places will be open from noon until 7 p.m. Alton congressional township lies approximately south of an «x- tenslo nof Delrhar avenue and west of Rock Spring drive extended to the river. Finch: "I'm sorry, darling, please take care of the kids." The death weapon has never (ecutive. Federation To bill. Other legislative meeting of ,the Madison County Youth Federation Sunday at 2 p.m.. at the Rock Spring community house, developments! Harold Vaughn, president of) Old Soldiers Help ' There were numerous donations jfrom men who served in the 82nd I Division with York when he was (credited officially with putting a German machine gun battalion out of action practically unassisted. It was in the Argonne in 1918 that the Tennessee backwoodsman, then 31, performed his amazing feat of killing 25 Germans and taking 132 prisoners. The commander of the Ameri- will be conducted during the Saturday meeting. NixonMa yCam paign In Texas Runoff Pleads Guilty, Fined on 3 Charges s hiehe t siuwest LOS ANGELES <APi— An aide says Richard M. Nixon will campaign in Texas for John G. Tower in the runoff for Vice President Lyndon 6. Johnson's vacant Senate seat if Tower and Nixon "can agree on a date to fit into Nixon's schedule." Tower, only Republican in the ; delayed a vote on bills by Sen. I acting chairman of the feder- ; Robert McClory. R-Lake Bluff, toiation. will open the meeting and; .outlaw certain types of pinball ; preside over the discussion. machines as gambling devices.; Officers will be elected at the ; dpeoratjon _ thp %Ieda i of Honor J .. u . , . - take office dPCOMIonn Aleaal OI " ono1 - : driving at a high rate of spend jn i York, now 73, Ml into income j pfjst Qn Broadway Cox ^ he i« open to any! tax diffitnjlties wth thp sovern-i^^ ftp tro| car around anrf is open lu a "y| men , SPVOra i VPars . ago because! William Joseph Kessinger. 41, of I Rt. 1. Carlinville. entered pleas of ] guilty this morning to charges of! driving while intoxicated, leaving! the scene of an accident and traffic violation. He was assessed! fines of $50 and costs each on the driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene charges and $25 and costs on the traffic violation cliargp by Polire Magistrate Fred ***««'«• ^ , K«»,nger was arrested at 7 " 1 - hy P *™ m ™ Har ° d Cox ' wtlo ohsprvwl Kess.nger's car ,gas chamber. i Carole/ at' 24 no longer thr'lami next to the Finch estate in j been found. I tawny beauty she was two years \ suburban West Covina. j Their attorneys automatically ! ago as Finch's pampered mis : Tn (ho three trials—the first two;made a motion for a new trial, ! tress, cried at the verdict: "No. .'"ncled in jm-y deadlocks—Finch; but attorney Keith admitted he ino. I'll be an old woman when testified that hr went to see his i has little hope the motion will be il get out." wife to plead for a divorce, notjgranted. " ' Finch, 43. dropped his head on to kill her. He said she pulled a' Judge David'Coleman set April i Coming. Calif., is known asihis folded arms and cried until;gun, they struggled — and the! 17 for a hearing on the motion. ; "Olive Town" because of its ex- j the counsel table in the packed venpon accidentally went off. j Finch and Carole may be sen- ! tensive olive groves. courtroom was wet with tears. Her dying words—according to tenced at the date, too. Information Today Because of an early press- time today, the Telegraph is unable to publish its usual late market information. i Donald M. Lencar of Waukegan. ; McCIory's law partner, testified !the bills were aimed at machines special election, largest vote total gained the in Tuesday's balloting to meet William A. Blak- with meters, which record how much an establishment pays winners. meeting and immediately. will Membership youth group and teen-age organizations in Madison Of r _|of ficers or representatives and an \ income he received from a money ^ |o 10 . .. j . . i lilt rtnu *>ni i .-vf^ityiL;.. ,4**. n*w.»*-j McClory said the Chicago Crime, adult advisor are invited to aH mplted awav York became ill and Commission favors his measures.] tend the meeting. The House Industry and Labor i Committee endorsed a bill by Rep. j Anthony Scariano, D-Park Forest,! to forbid importation of strike! breakers. The same committee rejected a bill to set jail sentences of Morton's WASHINGTON tA!-"> — Sen B. Morton of Kentucky; to turn over to a 2fi- ley in the June 3 Texas runoff (days to a year for parents of a has i second illegitimate child. I member executive committee the The Senate withheld a vote on a; joh of p[Mng his SUl . C essor as i cigarette tax inc.va.se bill after; RcpuhlIcan tla ,u m ul .-halrman. Finance Romance |Sen ' SV RUSMl1 Arnngton> R " Morton has called u committee Tax Rebate to Help \Y. Russell Arrington, R- Evanston, suggested some pro«-i nuH>til , K in Washington for April ( AP ) _ The;*' 0 " ** mude 'or taxing floor;.,,..^ Ho hoa( , s , ht , group ; RICHMOND, Va ., federal tax collector here has a > tocks ' Arnngton said some deal- Mo| ., on ^ |ha( among romantic streak in his make-up. , ere are buying up eigai-ettes in an- fy business , 0 b(; {saw that the speeding vehicle had! had a flat tire. By the time he started pursuit of Kessinger's car. the fleeing vehicle had halted in . the 2600 block of E. Broadway. when the R overnm«rt presented Cox ^jd Kc8sin g er admU ted coi^ its claim he was unable to pay. ljdjng ^ another caf ^^ , blocks back, and a radio check \CcicleiltH Same > wil ^ headqviarters disclosed that Mrs. Ella C. McKinney, 72, of As Last Year 2 " 27 Grandview Ave., had just reported a hit and run accident in Total number of accidents for'the 2900 block of E. Broadway the year to date today was tied; Kessiiiser admitted the accident, with last year's figure, with 412' reported. Then' have been .")»> injury accidents to ilate. compared ! with F)3 a year ;i^o There was one accident reported j during the lM-hour period ending! Alton SIU, Harvard Debate Set Tonight C. W. Glotzbacti, Internal Reve-!ticipation of the bill nue Service director, said he proved. jressor. plans to expedite a request from'' ""* Proposed hike of one cenlj junt ._ par . will at 7 a ' m ' toclay ' a recommendation for his sue- Morton steps down in! In traffic arrests during the J4- jhour periofl. one motorist was a female taxpayer who attachediP fi r package would go for paying, As ma , ters stam] , Rep . William the following note to an income! la te Korean War bonus claims tax refund claim for $33: "Rush! j Rush! Rush! This is honeymoon i At | o |f Miller of New York appears money. 1 to have the inside track for the job. Miller now heads the Repub- ! Vote Canvass (Continued From Page 1) Is Transferred lican Congressional Campaign (Committee I API — JERUSALEM Eichmann was transferred (Wednesday night from a prison . , | near Haifa to the Jerusalem Com- •ervjces of each election iud». j munity CenU . r a 8lrun new mn . ^' u "S" ^ a " al ^ ementi cre.e building where he will stand whereby the cost » split bet ween j trjal on <;harb 0 , |n . th city and county. Alton saved $5, , b a precinct. With 39 precincts and: .. * . , tK • j .L 4 I 41. •» • -millions of Jew Ma judges, the cost to the city in ... ,, Tuesday's election was $2.925. i ?; ,. "• .. Poll Baatoh L.chmttnn. ->l. Ado " ^Cleopatra'lo Be Filmed in Egypt charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident and traffic violation, two motorists were issued speeding tickets and two were charged with running stop signs. There were a total of four traffic tickrU issued a year ago during the same period rniination of Fleas do not have wings. Debaters from Alton SIU and Harvard will meet tonight at 8 o'clock in the auditorium in the former chapel building on the SIU campus here. Speaking for Alton will be Phyl- HJ Schlobohm and Frank Raines, with Don Fritz as moderator. Ail are sophomores on the Alton campus. Robert Hawkins, director of forensics on the Alton campus, has been working with the debaters. The debate is open to the public, and no admission will be charged. LONDON (AP)—Movie magnate Spyros Skouras said today his ill- fated epic "Cleopatra" will def initcly be filmed in Italy, Eg>pl during Worldj and c M |j forni;i . i Stopping off on his uay to Cairo, former German «si< ounis f)r( . s j(j,> nt O f 20thcentury Alton will pay the cost of rent-: 558 . offi ° t ' r ' w ? s b '' f ' U " ht !° J<>r " Fox. told airport reporters- "It's ' ing polls for last Tuesday's elec- s>ak ' IT1 in f - _„ .. . tion. However, it rents only 22 O f! mom ' n " h " ur * 1he tnal opens the 39. The otlier 17 are in public' |^£ a A__..._ ^_. buildings. The Alton school grantis use of a dozen school structures. and the city hall, two hose houses. •nd two playground structures Art also used. Price said he expects to have ail election accounts ready for submission to the council at its committee of the whole meeting next Monday. The city's $15 share in the pay Of each election judge will be subject to • 3 P** c«nt, o» 45 cent, (tabcatMB tor social sacurity. Ail the judge*, to receive their city ctecfcft, h»ve iecuri- $ 6IT YOUR BONUS BUCKS $ MONTICCLLO PLAZA! WU i ON AUTOMOBILE 1 INSURANCE I «••... i JOHN MULL DUdlty 4-1671 511 N. Ottv J. Kolkmtytr ON SATURDAY, APRIL 8 RE-ELECT OTTOJ, KOLKMEYER CANDIDATE FOR School Trustee VotM May Be CM! «t ONLY THREE POLLING PLACES . . . • Humboldt or Lincoln or MeKbtloy School* Your Support The Late Late News: wmenadc Jacket HOward S-U1I Honeycomb Knit Front on Cotton Cord 10.95 Loaded with style-from Contl* n«nUl collar right down to ela»- tic-aid* waist! Take* rain, ahint and hand-tubbing in itride. Criip whit* knit on Martini Oliv* or Stratosphere Blu* wrd (with a lustrous whit* rayon aatin Uv* ing). Easy to have? A einch at Bond'* aMy/bratijr prietl M4t. Art HV "CMr§« HP».I yw Ukal BOMB'S, 117 VI. Third

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