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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Mon Serving the Alton Community for More Than 125 Years suiuff SATURDAY) Low 30, High 60 (Craiptvto WwnMf«MW if IstaMihtd January 10, 1836. Vol. CXXV1, No. 70 ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 1961. 20 PAGES Sc Per Copy Member of Tht Anoeiattd Ptm French Clean Up Rebels By RICHARD ft. OIWALLBY PARIS (AP) — French police made a nationwide sweep against suspected Algerian and French terrorists today as killings and bombings Increased after the collapse of hopes for immediate negotiations to end thf Algerian rebellion. Paris police hunted an Algerian execution squad that carried the hit-and-run war between rival rebel factions into a suburban hospital Thursday, killing '?. persons and wounding 12. In Algiers, the U.S. consulate was bombed after it closed for the day and an attempt was made to burn the American cul- turn) center Both attacks were attributed lo French rightists retaliating for U. S. moves lo get peace talks storied between UK- French and tin- Algerian rebels Police rounded up known French extremists in Paris and the French provinces also I'oi ijucs- Honing. The |x>lice said no well known persons were picked up. and il was not imniedinlrly known if any of those (|iiestirwed were detained. Negotiations bdueen the rebels and the French \vt-re lo have started today in Kvian-l^s-Bains. But the chip! rebel group—the National Liberation Front (FLNi —refused to meet after me French announced they would hold simultaneous negotiations with a rival rebel group, the National Lilwation Movement 'GVAHD DUTY Rebels Dropped In Laos HOUSE UNDER INQUIRY Two Indian Ghnrkas stand guard over equipment left on airport by their comrades while awaiting takeoff front Leopoldville Tuesday. A thousand Ghurka troops were airlifted from Leopoldville to Kamina to strengthen United Nations forces in north Katanga province of The Congo. (AP Wirephoto.) New Councilmen Will Be Briefed By JOHN UODKHK K Vientiane. Laos fAP» — Four Soviel planes have dropped more rebel soldiers nnd material near! the roynl army headfjunrtcrs at Vang Vieng north of this capital, (i ijovernmenl spokesman said to-i day. The announcement contradicted curlier reports that the Communist Pnthet Lao had given up an ,illcmpt to seize the headquarters,; 80 miles from Vientiane. Acting Information Minister! Tiao Sopsaisana said he was unable to say how many rebels) were dropped near Vang Vieng.; But in a similar operation earlier! this week, about 300 were dropped i into the area. The official said the information on the new drop came from Gen. Koiiprnsilh Abluiy. commander in the area, who was expected lo be- ;ible to handle the situation. The general reported Thursday his forces were pushing north, from Vang Vieng with a mile-long coluni of rebels in retreat before them. He said the royal forces advanced 20 miles without encountering resistance. Kouprasith had said the rebels apparently abandoned a drive on, Vang Vieng, which lies on' the main north-south highway be-: tween Vientiane and the royal cap- i' ital of Luang Prabang 140 milesi inodp ' ec ' structure on the Ed-i Morris appeared before the Jack, Mac Fear New Crisis Series By JOHN M, HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON (AP)—President Kennedy and Brltfeh Minister Harold Macmlllan reportedly fear the development Of a series of crises between the Western powers and the Soviet, Union this year. These views are reported to prevail in spite of encouraging progress recently made toward agreement on a cease-fire in the civil war in Laos. A generally somber outlook tor East-West relations emerges from nformation made available by U.S. and British officials on the discussions of the two allied lead- rs here during the past two days. The talks were recessed today Remodeled and enlarged house on testified is not a president's home but Southern Illinois campus near Edtvards- staff office building with over-night ville, subject to inquiry by state legis- arrangements.—Staff photo, lators, which President Delyte Morris Morris Explains SIU House Before Legislative Group SPRINGFIKLL). III. (AP) —|was purchased with state money Morris, president of South- j for $18.500 and was remodeled for Illinois University, says a re-! 5(57,500. I to the north. The new airdrop iwardsvillo campus was not Sovieti homo lor his personal use. a'commission after some Madison ; County property owners corn- planes indicated the rebels intend j Morris told a legislative com-1 plained about SIU's purchase of and about too much money being spent for the university president's so-called home. HP said the structure contained a bedroom and living room, to be used by university personnel staying overnight on trips from the Mayui I' VV Day has already begun seeing to if thai newly- to stay put despite reinforcement 'mission Thursday 'the^ building j landjorjhe Edwa^sviUt^canipus^Carlxindale'campus. <MNA>. The French rejected the:elected city councilman enter upon their duties well-briefed in'of royal troops by a parachute' KLN demand that it be designat-jthe problems that face him. idrop earlier this week. ; ed chief spokesman for Ihc Al- n e m(M ip this comment re-jio observe procedure as well as| The suddon paratrooper activ-| gerian Nationalists. igarding a letter addressed to^iuaint them with proposed ! itv on Mh sides appeared to bei There appeared to be little j, councilman ,1. V. Spring-1 legislation and current problems. a ". attempt to consolidate po-' ' • ... ,.,1,™,. „,,,! „.,,„ nan, trmimrt ha. ,hance either side would make a ; ,., would fllrther t that sitions and gam new groundI be- serious move before Tuesday to, thing, you ask the manager to givel forfl an ex P ectwi <* halts; get talks started French ^^"™^\° d ° ed " ir ' lhpst . m ,, n coptes ^ thr J ro .jthe struggle. , dent Charles de Gaulle has sche-^l" ln 8 ma " Mifegesi.en. i , The main prize is the Vientiane- duled a news conference for that Springman suggested that l/(s ° Dua ^ c ' ancl copies of the p ra bang highway. day with consent of other council,"""™" 1 ™ dp Provisions. Also The hospital raid in suburban,member,. "I would recommend nsk "»* clerk to supply copies of- Montfermeil was one of the mostjthal you immediately invite n nd: al1 f >r °P° xed ordinances, resolu.- A |||£|»|(»€||| Savs U.S. Won't Let e/ Down Vietnamese Explanation Asked Morris testified in response to a request from Rep. Ralph Steph- for the | money came from for the Ed- jwardsvillc home. Stephenson is '.chairman of the legislative com- cnson, R-Moline. who asked an explanation of where WASHINGTON (AP) mission. -The United States does not intend i Before answering Stephenson, to let down the people of South Viet Nam "in the dangerous[Morris revealed he intends to push situation they are now facing." the State Department said today, i hard soon for acquisition of 1,100 violent episodes in the war be*, encourage | nf , n(W council men- tions, etc. thai are presented attend an council meet-i (lu »" in 8 tn«, next .month." Both ~ " Lister and Lam-' tween the FLN and MNA, con-, e | ec1 ducted for &% years .iff •P a ?| 8 '^4tngj|,7 A ..^^... ow _. „ Six men in a taxi drove up to| the W hoTe~ budget hearings, nnd' mers approved of the propose), the hospital where Algerian vte- co( ,tfj catiol , meetings that are| List * r Panted out he believed Press officer Robert McCloskey •. the State Department stressed the said the administration of Presi-! serious concern of the U.S. gov- acres remaining in the hands of property owners. tims of a recent FLN-MNA clash were in a surgical ward. Three of the raiders charged up to the third floor and killed a French policeman guarding the Algerians' Ucnt Kennedy. i§./Idfiternjined to > ernment at the tempo of Com-j SIU and the university founda- ,continue its strong support of thejmunist Viet Cong attacks in many held between now and the time!**' councilinen - elect already they officially lake office." | had budget copies. Mayor Day commented th is room Springman added*. "In my that the prime matter tins will attord t.he! u _,_ .,.. ....__„ tJ opinion In Saigon government of Viet Nam." Earlier, Sen. Mike Mansfield, areas of South Viet Nam. McCloskey noted that President D-Mont., had called for a I Kennedy and Britain's Prime with his own machine gun. councilmen-elcct an opportunity ht> (he before the new council would i strengthening of South Viet Nam's army to avoid the risk of area to the Corn- Minister Harold Macmillan had consulted at length on Thursday over the Viet Nam situation at tion have acquired about 1,5(K acres of a 2,600 acre tract foreseen as the eventual Edwardsville Campus. Morris said some property own ers have refused to talk to uni- School Trustee Election Saturday Is in Limelight ; losing the SAIGON. Viet Nam i API— A'munists. |the same time they were discuss--about'sale of their land, city budgei. i terrorist's hand grenade today! The reaftirmation of strong U.S. ling the future of Laos. ' Hi E nl ation He, himself, is giving it close i wounded an American aid official! support came as Communist ter-j Mansfield, the Senate Demo-, Thp SI ,j pres ident then said he study, but he said he had not|in Saigon. He was the first Amer-'rorists started up ;i campaign injcratic leader, said all of South-,,,, arrived al any firm conclusions' ican on what his suggestions for economy would be. The attack was also the first McCloskey confirmed thai dis-;gather suffiient strength to Another matter he had Indolence in South Viet Nam's cap-.cussions are under way with the'over the country. versity officials or their agents ould not understand why o^ies- .... . . . , - t ,. , ( 'I 1/U1U ItV^l 111 IV4V. I ..71111 IVI it 11 y ^jviv-u 'ican victim of a terrorist in;advance of a Vietnamese presi- : east Asia may be threatened if tions navp been raised about the South Viet Nam since November.jdential election Sunday. : thc Communists are permitted loi, lome _ He and other university of- •minri. he said, was a change since the Viet Cong Comrnu- Viet Nam government on in-. "The danger in free Viet Nam The only i-omn/i-lion, cxlreine. u mi-OMIJ I-UIHI..M ,,„„, «.M........ |(i( o( . ^jp^j,,,^ lRS( Vf , nr _, ror campaign in an enort to scare, assist. e ly vague, of Hie board with any OlRl ,. ( . ( | hv councilman Clyde' votprs ;m ' ay from thf> polls al thr Kor -Umportant duties lies in Its ap- U rj,., >m . in .;,,,- j 0 f,. n i,,j u, no., presidential election Sundav. ___ 1 Wiseman, since fjeieaten by J.>a\' • ^^^^ The election Saturdny fhoose three members of the Alton board of education is bc-j ing overshadowed generally, andjpoiniment or a township school fo) . may(ji j( flf , lfiRatwl M in Alton congressional township it reasurei. aulhority lo the eitv manager The Alton .school board eachl,^. neKOliatj wi , hjn lho s , ate chooses a treasurer for the! a resolution which kicked up a; nist »'fbels stepped up their ter-'creased military ancl economic,could he far more significant and >bjections last yf. nr .|ror campaign in an effort to scare:assistance. HP gave no details, (thereby more critical to all of the second day in a row j Southeast Asia and to the United States than Ihc present difiiculies particularly, by the election lo name one member to the township board of school trustee*. Seeking election to this ob- ( scure post are incumbent OtlO| lhc low •year ,-chool district from among the •township school treasurers of in (he dis- ,.„ The American, Howard C. Thomas. -17. of Fort Myers, Fin.,' was wounded in the right eye andi his face was pierced by frag-' ; r'U'nfvt I? I in Laos," Mansfield said. 5LH V T He said in an* interview hear about the | thought consideration should ments of the grenade. U. S of-' the problem rnuM be: firinls sajd thr , injl|rj( , H worf . no1 approach.^ with a lot of (T jti<-al, but Thomas-whosc vi- tbought." the mayor said this' sjon in his u-ft PVP W as already Kolkmeyer and Dr. Robert B.; 1 "-' • * ot m " n > ^ eai '" e ,. morning "I haven't yet arrived! i mp:i iml-was flown to the Phi- Lvnn. Polling places at McKinley.! st ' 10u "eabuici nas oien int i a , B definite formula for its i |ipp in( , s for treatment at the U.S. Humboldt, and Lincoln schools! "" - Did you cannibal who was expelled from school because he was discovered buttering up his teachers? i'© IU01. Ucnerul I-e^mies Corp.) he be i given to a request of President Dinh Diem for additional aid to enlarg hies 150,000 man army lil 80 . In 19.")8. the university bought 54 acres of land for use as an office to plan development of the proposed Edwardsville campus. The home and property were purchased by contributions received by the university. It was then turned over to the state and renovations and improvements Seeks New Laws to Halt Gangsters WASHINGTON (AP) — Arty. Jen. Robert F. Kennedy, in his first Justice Department news conference, has called for eight powerful new laws to help curb organized crime. The youthful attorney general said he was confident that "we will get some action on these sills" from Congress. A record 174 newsmen, tops for a Justice Department conference, overflowed Kennedy's large reception room into adjacent offices Thursday. In a wide-ranging, sometimes humorous discussion, they heard Kennedy touch, among other matters, on: Businessmen's ethics, juvenile delinquency, the deportation of a New Orleans rackets figure, the John Birch Society and organized crime. Kennedy, 35, a brother o£ the President, did not provide specific details of how he planned to operate against organized crime. But, he asserted: "It is my firm belief that new laws are needed to give the FBI increasec jurisdiction to assist local authori ties in the common battle agains the rackets.!'..... The new laws he has asked Congress to approve include fiw years imprisonment and $10,000 fines for interstate travel "to ad vance illegal activities." "More and more," Kennedy said, "the bankrollers and king pins of the rackets live luxurious, apparently respectable lives in one state, but return periodically to another state to collect from the rackets they run by remote control." Kennedy also called for: Punishment for persons intimidating or injuring anyone cooperating in a federal investigation. (Present law only protects witnesses called in judicial or congressional inves tigations.) Stiff now firearms regulations. The five other new laws requested by Kennedy were proposed in one form or another by while Macmillan flies to Bottafl or an address at the Messaebu- etts Institute of Technology. A final session of the two men and their advisers will be held at he White House Saturday morn* n' after which they plan to issue .vhat one official called a business-like statement on the range of their discussions. Picture Shapes Up Meanwhile, from authorities vho participated in the meetings, the following picture of immediate and potential cold war trouble spots shapes up: 1. The U.S.-British negotiations vith the Soviet Union for an igreement to prohibit the testing if nuclear weapons permanently under an international policing system are making very little progress. The Soviet Union's new demand that the agreement be administered by a three-man direc- orate with a built-in Soviet veto s completely unacceptable to Britain and the United States. The- directorate would be composed of one Soviet, one Western and one, neutral representative who would.' make decisions by unanimous agreement. Macmillan and Kennedy agreed that the Western powers could never rely on an Inspection system which was subject to a Soviet veto. Unless, as they hope, Soviet Premier Khrushchev will drop or drastically modify the directorate proposal, the nuclear test talks at Jeneva would appear to be headed for a breakdown. Face Decision If the Geneva talks do fail money. ( to fight growing terrorism of the! Newsmen who toured the place iCommunist Viet Cong. will be open from noon until T p.m. Only voters residing in Alton congressional township may vote. Township lines are essen- "< usurer 01 AI-! '•ongrpss.onal township. Fhe; soluUon ,., w|| , >ay (ha| wfi so a , a h . ld jl|s( , pf( hLs ( ,,,. treasurer of the Allon township board of school trustees also. As Alton school district treasurer a salary of extension oV Rock Springs drive. iS5-°°« P*r year. Administers Funds and Lvn "; Chiof dutv of , he Alton st . no ol have used newspaper and direct . ,„ admmlstei .. mail advertising in their efforts Depository of such funds, how-; ever. Is determined by the Al- ( ton schopl board. Currently, alii school funds are deposited in the First National Bank &\ Trust Co. in Alton. The district I arrange (his that state authori-'and was crossing the garden at lies will recognize a community-'his residence, on his way to wide unity in all our dealings 1 lunch, when the hand grenade ex- tially south of an extension of Delniar avenue and west of an| R JPP k> >- draws Both Kolkmeyer to get elected to the position, the existence of which is a nonentity to most residents of the area. wj(h them; . Few Alton citizens could tell how many members are on the board, what their terras of off. ice are, what their duties are, what their salaries are, how often they meet, and who the holdover board members are. Holdover members of the trustee board are I. V. Skipper, chairman, and Earl Henderson. Each of the three board members serve six year terms, with one member being elected every two years. They have two stated meetings a year and serve without any pay. Hold Titlf The duly of the township board of school trustees is to hold title to school property in their township, and to name a township treasurer, who administers the funds of the board. The board cannot acquire nor dispose of school property except at the direction of the board of education. Its own funds in Alton congressional township now consist of approximately $5,500 which Is invested in savings aad loan stock with the interest MouaUy being given to the general fund of Alton school district. Nuclear Test Ban Stymied GENEVA (API - The Western powers and the Soviet Union were at another standoff in the nuclear test ban talks today with neither be |side ready to take the responsi- jbility for breaking oft negotia- •ploded nearby. His residence is near to that of U. S. Ambassador Elbridgo Durbrow. The grenade thrower escaped. Cancer Drive Launched; Goal Set at $30,000 Thursday found it furnished with wall-to-wall carpenting, modem sofas, leather chairs and walnut desks. The "overnight arrangement" to which Morris referred was a split-level addition. Description of Building On the bottom floor was a combination living-dining area, a brick Dr. Allred I. Sherman, mem-line part of many people. He fireplace, a tile bathroom and a her of the medical staff at'pointed out that with medical i kl £ h f ""' haw been financed with state j his predecessor, William P. Rog- |crs. They deal with stopping the flow of gambling information and equipment across state lines and broadening federal power in some other areas. Kennedy will be faced with an almost immediate decision on vhether to order a resumption of nuclear testing which has been suspended since the Geneva con- 'erence started 2',^ years ago. 2. Since the test talks at Geneva have been regarded by the Western powers as a possible first step toward disarmament, a failure at Geneva would inevitably lie considered- as a blow to diaarma- ment. The two leaders reviewed the disarmament outlook and reaffirmed their hope that the test talks would prove successful, despite tlie current gloomy prospect. 3. The chances of a new East- West confrontation over West Berin were rated high, although Vlacmillan considered that Khrushchev may choose to exert irimary pressure for Communist '.xpansjon in some of the underdeveloped countries in .Africa and Asia. Both Kennedy and Macmil- an agreed that Khrushchev's repeated statement that he wants a solution of the Berlin problem this year must be given very serious weight. 4. With respect to Southeast Asia Kennedy and Macmillan expressed their hope that cease-fire negotiations which the British are conducting with the Soviet foreign office in Moscow will now be successful and produce a prompt truce in the civil war in Laos while a 14-nation conference meets to negotiate a more permanent settlement. also borrows its money on tax' anticipation warrants from the| First National Bank, at ani annual cost ranging from $17,000 to $20,000. The board ol ed. ucation also names the bank from which money will borrowed. During the la»t construction tlons- in the Alton school! , BriM . sh .delegale David Ormsby- declared Thursday that the Thomas has been here for eight Washingion University Medical 1 science increasing the over all .months advising President Ngo School, St. Louis. Thursday lite-span in this country, cancer ''Dinh Diem's government on the'niyht spoke on progress in re-1has bei-eome a problem for in- 'improvement of airport facilities. -e;irch into cancer treatment'creasing numbers of people. Tie JHis wife and two sons, William ;<nd work remaining to be done,;explained that is ii « complex dealing with the va- cancers which effect the American i different parts of the body. According to Dr. Sherman, can- Dr. Sherman was introduced cer research has gone past the i Jr., 'JO. and Bruce, lo, are here | with him. i Another American aid official, IDolph B. Owens of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and his Vietnamese driver jwere killed in a Viet Cong am- jbush SO miles south of Saigon in November. the annual fund crusade kick-i problem dinner of the Madison Coun- i rjely of Chapter of Society. bv Dr. Irvin Blumfield. stage where it can be successfully program district, funds in the construction fund were deposited in the; Alton Banking & Trust Co. iU'est has shown "monumental patiwice" and drew a sharp re , , .tort from Soviet delegate Semyon Such funds have now been en- K Tsarapkin tirely spent. , <our patiencp . cajl certa j n | y ma(cn yoia . s ." . While president of the Alton] Despik , , he Soyie( re|usa , to | school board, Lynn, who nowj come an inch toward the Western! seeks the school trustee post, urged that the banking business of the school district be more equitably distributed between the two largest Alton banks. At that time, the construction funds were transferred from the First National Bank to Alton Banking & Trust by school board action. Kolkmeyer, Incumbent who is opposing Lynn for the school trustee post, is an employe of First National BMfc Md Co. position. Onnsby-Gore told Tsa rapkin Britain and the United States have no intention "at this time" of quitting the talks. Some Western diplomats are about another recess in the negotiations, that resumed March 21 alter a suspension of 3»i months. DATA AT THE DAM 8 a.m. temperature Yesterday's && * ti$. Hi«h52°, low 35' .« below Precipitation 'this, to8a.m. tone. Aim. George Book, Club, and Paul Stobbs of the Club, piwpitt ehftfki from their groupi to A. W. oor, water, eo-ordiuatar for the Madison County Cancer OniianV Stiff photo. Dr. Sherman attacked apathy I conducted by a few isolated indium! indifference to cancer on vlduals - Hp said Iar 8 p teams of research workers are required for further advances. Research has already yielded treatment and diagosis techniques which arc saving lives of many persons afflicted with cancer. He said it is now possible to detect and cure many types of cancers before they become serious. He urged the members of the society to do their best in the coming fund drive, to finance the research and practical work in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. More than 300 persons attended the dinner meeting at Hotel Stratford. A. W. Lessner, crusade coordinator, announced thai $7,998 has already been raised in advance gifts tor the drive. He said that when a positive ewe for cancer is found, the society will pass out of ex- istance and not become a general health organization. The fund crusade will conUn- us through April 30, with a goal of $30,000 for Madison County. 'Hie top level contained a bedroom, large walk-in closet and bathroom. Three sliding glass doors opened onto a sun deck. The building, officials said, will be electrically heated and air conditioned. Some property owners in the area have formed the Cahokia Hills Citizens Committee to oppose the university's efforts to obtain more land. The property owners maintain their land is in danger of being condemned and that prices offered for the property are too low. April 12—Noon-6 p.m. BLOODMOBILE Civic Center Godfrey April 11—1 - 6 p.m. Spring Building Work Is Of f to Flying Start Planned building activity tori Listed as contractor is S. M. Wil- April in Alton has moved off with!son. a flying start, and estimated cosii Plans of Springman Lumber Co. of projects under city building J for remodeling and extension of permits of the last week aggre-lits office and store building at gates almost $300,000. 1101 E. Broadway are revealed New construction activity ; s Jin another permit issued by Build- highlighted by a permit issued to Union Electric Co. for its $275,000 service-garage building at 700 Oakwood Ave., which will replace the utility company's present works building at 815 Belle St. Planned is a 1-story combined office and service building, of steel, 164 by 121 feet, with concrete and brick facing. The structure is to include office space, repair shops, storage and tool rooms, a locker room, lunch room, and a garage section. A one-pump island tor gasoline service is also to be provided Daylight Time Will Go Into Effect at 2a.m. April 30 PRESENT CAM:ER CHECKS of the Westerner Steel Co. Ladle Daylight saving time in Alton \\ill start at 2 a.m. on April 30 the last Sunday in April— and continue to 2 a.m. on the last Sunday in October. DST is established by state law and city ordinance. In the last 10 years, some variances in starting tim* tor DST— plus the non-conformance of many rural communities- caused 3 that even today though BST bM be- generally accepted over the United States. The Telegraph has received several inquiries about DST from persons who, mostly, are confused as to whether OST will start during the forepart or latter part of April. When the area goes onto DST, clocks will be set ahead an hour and the hour will b* lost until the area returns to tral standard time in Octobtr. ing Inspector James G. Bennett. The Springman Co. plans to expand its retailing facilities by remodeling a warehouse of 60 foot frontage for store purposes. The sales room exterior will have a depth of 26 feet. The remodeling program will extend the Springman office and sales building to a 155-foot frontage on the south side of E. Broadway, east of Cherry street, and the improvement will be capped by a new front veneering of enameled porcelain to give (he building a uniform appearance. Leo Turk, an architect, Joined in the permit application which shows estimated cost ol the project as $12,000. A $2,500 business building remodeling project is planned by Leo Ventimiglia foi the building at 654 E. Broadway. The remodeling would {it the location for use as a lunch room or tavern. The building ol late htt> been occupied an tn organ studio. W. James Mindrup of 1515 Worden Ave., has taken a fWT* mit tor a brick-veneer dwelling of 5-rooms with attached fftJH* at 3306 Morriaon St. Estimate* cost is $18,000.

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