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Alton, Illinois
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Friday, June 28, 1968
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PAGfi ALTON EVENING TELEGfcAPH PRffiAY, JUNE 28,1068 i r '™^^™™^™^*MMMHiBBBHaHBB«BMBMiiiiiiiiiiMBBwMejiiwiiitfMWM*«^^MMutfHw^HiB^^ -g^Tj; ^ ^ ~'j^^j^nj^i!^^g^mj^u^gg^m ley Moves to Halt •/ iois Bell Strike CHICAGO (AP) -. fiepresen- tauves ef the nimois Bell Telephone Co. and the Intemaiionai Brotherhood of Electrical Work- era met for nearly two hows today in an effort to settle a Strike that might hamper the Democratic National Convention. Mayor Richard J. Daley, who stepped into the dispute and offered his office as a meeting place, described the conference " Both sides as "sal agreed to confer day, again Satur- James W. Cook, president of the utility, spokesmen said he have and union mutually agreed not to discuss details of Robert A. Mickey, bargaining agent, the meeting, union chief declared the talks so far have satisified our hopes." He added that he hopes the strike will be settled In short order," and there will be no interference with the Democratic convention in August. the 11,800 IBEW linemen, installers and repairmen struck Illinois Bell May 8 over wage disputes. parties admittedly are no closer to settlement than when the strike started. Pears have been growing that the strike if continued would seriously affect the Democratic convention scheduled to begin at the International Amphitheatre Aug. 26. 'Moving on Schedule' Illinois Bell spokesman Joseph O'Brien said that "at this point things are moving on schedule." Robert Nickey, chief IBEW negotiator, disagreed. "A continuing strike will com- iletely disrupt the communica- Jons for this; convention," Mickey said. "There is no question in our minds and I think none in the minds of amphithe- atre and convention officials. It Will be physically impossible to install the equipment needed if the strike continues," John Monahan, amphitheatre assistant manager in charge of the convention, admitted he was concerned "If it (the strike) is not set- tied within 10 days there is a possibility we cannot hold the convention," Monahan said, "If it is settled within that time it will be tougher to get ready." "As time goes on it would be lust an impossibility to hold the convention and expect the type of coverage for radio, television, newspapers and news services that has been available in past conventions," he said. News coverage this year of the convention takes on added significance. Convention officials have said that space lim- tations virtually prohibit spectators in the amphitheatre. Ten tative plans were announced Thursday to hold most of the sessions at night to gain prime television coverage. M,*M Man Hours providing the needed com munications facilities is a ma jor task. Illinois Bell said i would take about 80,000 man hours to install the 3,500 telephones, MO teletype machines and wiring for 600 private lines at convention center. Commu nicatlons work is also needed at the 22 hotels to be used by dele- Sirlian Granted Continuance In Seeurity^Lpcked Hearing LOS ANGELES (AP) Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, accused assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was granted a three-week continuance to enter a plea today after a brief hearing in th e County Jail chapel. Accompanied by his court-appointed attorney, Russell E. Parsons, the 24-year-old Jordanian immigrant was brought to the r improvised courtroom in a wheelchair, surrouned by deputy sheriffs. Sirhan sustained an injured ankle in the melee following the shooting, when numerous bystanders seized and grappled with him. Parsons told the court he needed time to study documents in 'the case, including the voluminous transcript testimony earlier this month before the county grand Jury, which result- Standup Town HOLLYWOOD (Ap) — The city fathers want Hollywood's hippies to get on their feet. An amendment proposed Thursday to)the Los Angeles antiloitering law would prohibit anyone from sitting, lying or sleeping on streets or sidewalks. ed in Sirhan's indictment for murder. He was also indicted on five counts of assault with intent to commit murder, stemming from the Wounding of five persons who were accompanying Kennedy the night of June 4, when tiie New York senator and presidential hopeful was gunned down in a hotel corridor The most seriously wounded of those five, Paul Schrade, Western regional director for the United Auto Workers Union, was reported Thursday to be making satisfactory progress to ward recovery. Today's proceeding at the chapel, where Sirhan formally was charged with murder three seks ago, originally had been scheduled for the Hall of Justice where he is to be tried. The location was changed because security measures at the hall were not complete. l*e/£ounty/Board;,of Supervisors has authorized installation of protection devises, at an estimated cost of |20,000 because of numerous threats i against Sirhan and Parsons. • " ; New-Svalls and heavy steel doors are being installed in a 13th floor room which will be used for noncourtroom proceed- CARLINVILLE for a change of It •'probably will be nearly months before .the Clark Bridge IB closed for road repairs; expected at about the end of August, ' the district state; highway office announced jb- day. •* •:••: ."••""riV.,.: • ^ : ] ifce 'highway department plans to include 'the project on the' July 28 bid' letting •'•*-? the date contractors turn in their bids on highway projecte. Shell (Owttaaed From Page 1) appeared in the sheriffs office and was served with * ^arrant of his ar. TOst, Chief Deputy Frank said today. . was taken before a magistrate in Edwardsville Magistrate Court and re- toned oh baifl, Schmidt told the Telegraph. the Wood River station is tut alleged market for the gasoline which, authorities pay, was stolen from the In the preliminary hearing today, Waters sat quiet' fr alone in the courtroom. jUtey and WDson were out- tide the room pending the gatcome of the hearing against Waters. Alton Evening Telegraph It some bids are received on that date, it will take about two weeks! to award the contract, andvprobably another week or 89 jbefore the contractor starts the work, according to the,highway office, v That means the work probably will not begin until possibly the last week in August, or early part of September. The contractor will be required to work all daylight hours, includ Ing weekends, and the job is not expected to take more than one week. The bridge deck will get a sealer and % inch of bituminous surface. SALE! NOW IN PROGRESS SPRING & SUMMER WOMEN'S APPAREL 20%, 50% Off —AT— Downtown Weed fiver ings; The trial will be held on the hall's eighth floor and the route Sirhan will take to the courtroom will be sealed and the windows covered with heavy steel plates. In the courtroom itself, Sirhan, the judge, torneys'will be protected by a large shield of steel and bulletproof glass. Marge Seeks Change Of Venue A motion venue in the case of Mrs. Marjorie Christeson and two associates was filed Thursday in the Macoupin 'ounty Circuit Court. Also named in the motion were Jack Canady and Robert Stanton. All three were indicted for burglary and theft of the andreth Lumber Co. in Bunker Hill on July 30, 1967. Power tools valued at $2,800 were taken. ' . East Alton • Attorney Edward D. Groshong filed the motion on behalf of the defendants. The motion! was based on articles concerning the trio which appeared in the Telegraph and which their attorney claims would be prejudicial to their case. . • Because the Telegraph is circulated in the, motion Macoupin said, the County, place of trial should be changed- some other county. 1*0 123 Ski JOHN MOON CB . CREDIT CARD AND DEPOSITORS FORGERY COVERAGE now on MILLERS MUTUAL HOMEOWNERS pollelN AT NO EXTRA COST! SEE YOUR MIJULER8 "We have the manpower, ma terial and know-how to put this equipment in," O'Brien Insisted. He said that the management personnel who are filling in for the striking electricians are pre- assembling many pieces of equipment outside the amphi theatre and that they can't get In to do the major work until another show ends July 19. "The convention always is a last minute operation," he said. "But we can do it and still have time. We've been planning this for more than a year. The am- phitheatre, you must remember, has been the scene for many conventions and a lot of the equipment is already there." Another point of concern, however, is the effect IBEW picket lines would have on other unions. "If any nonunion electrician tries to work in there (the am- phitheatre) we will'install picket lines immediately," Nickey said. Money Only Issue Money is the sole issue in the strike. The union $19.50-a-week hike is asking a for the first year and another $10 for the remaining six months of their existing contract. The company insists it cannot meet this and has offered $14-a- week for the first year and later increases for .an estimated 20 per cent hike. " The strike — the longest in Illinois Bell history — has been marred by charges of violence on both sides. There have been numerous incidents of cut cables and terminal boxes which the company blames on union sabotage. .Three IBEW members were ;arrested and charged with damaging telephone lines. IBEW members have charged that they, were struck by company vehicles while picketing. Both sides claim they are willing to bargain and blame the other for the deadlock. Granite Steel to Finish USSR Plant AU. KINDS Of MUTUAL ACHQINT FOB FULL DETAILS Robert I. Offlw After 6 p.m. 488.1887 WIWWwWw Wl™-l WJHIi Of IkblNOI* 9UKANCB AMTO t HOW "SCLS Richer by Vpword* of W* Million from Poor Pea pie' t Drive, Congretimen Estimate" •'' ' ' - ' :••;•.. - lv Bofe^ ft John OoMsnttb to INSIPE WASHINGTON Column '" _ '''_•'•'. i ; , ', t . , •' . Y • . '•'••• • SATURDAY . . . IN THE TELEGRAPH You'll get a boot onto' this . . . or, at least, a pair of shoe*! 'Ill §11 PUPPIES' Discontinued numbers, Oxfords, flats, pumps 6.99 Infants', 0 to 8..... $3.99 7.99 Jr. Miff, 8M2. .... $4,99 7.99 Little G«ntf.. .... $4.99 8.99 Mlts & Youths..... $5.99 9.99 Boye', 3i-6.. $6,99 9.99 L*dl«f, 4*10...... $6,99 10.99 Mtn'f, f|42 ..... $7.99 your dollar buys MORE ol... Phorw 462-8751 jl - **Nif ^P W-Wfjt ' Howard said. The standing machinery left PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARMER while cold temperatures will be the — Warmer temperatures are expected rule lor the rest of the nation. Some Friday night throughout the mid-con- light rain will Continue in parts of the tinent from Texas to the Great Lakes Northeast. (AP Wlrephoto Map) ~ " ;, *...'*>''.*. . : Weather Forecast ALTON and vicinity — Clear to partly cloudy and warmer tonight, low in 60s. Partly cloudy and warm Saturday, chance for thundershowers High Saturday mid 80s into low 90s. Extended Forecast Southern Illinois — Temperatures will average 5-8 degrees below normal Saturday through Wednesday. A warming trend is expected over the weekend but cooler temperatures will return early next week. Normal highs are near 90. Normal lows in. the 60s. Rainfall amounts will average aorund % inch. Showers are expected early next week. DATA AT THE DAM —A.M. AT Alton Dam—Temperature 68; Tailwater 12.3 Ft.; Yesterday's High 70. Low 53. Voting (Continued From Page 1) chairman of the Middletown committee, asked for commitments "whether tt be general support to the proposed program, consultative services, loan of staff, either full or part-tune, providing equipment, resources or monies." Hammond included in his letter .statistics showing.the problems in the Middletown area. . ., i Granite City Steel Co. wil take over a Russian steel plan in the Republic of Indonesia sometime later this year, if negotiations with the Indonesia iovernment are completed, company spokesman indicated An announcement that agreement had been reached on preliminary survey was releas ed by the company, Thursday with final agreement on th riant operation possible by ear yfall. William H. Howard, assistan o the president of Granite City Steel Co. arid executive vice resident of their overseas sub sldiary, said local technicians and supervisory personnel from the Granite City operation wouli e used to operate the plan Mice that stage,had been reach ed. - : -' : ' : -. '". =' . No figures on numbers of em loyes possibly affected by the move were available, Howard aid, but the plant's present ca acity would indicate an oper tion about one-tenth as big a; Jie Granite City plant, which hips some million tons of fla oiled steel products annually. The Indonesian plant, located bout 70 miles west of the capi al of Djakarta/was partially ompleted by Russian technici ns for the Sukarno regime, bu work stopped with his overthrow y new-President Suharto. The Granite City Steel Inter ational Corp., learned abou le plant and approached the Indonesian government with a )roposal to operate the plant by the Russians will be converted to the American operation, he said, and construction to finish the plant should begin sometime this year, if agreement can be reached by early Fall. A target date of Oct. 15 was expected for final agreement on the country's first steel plant, and Granite City Steel's second operation. The Indonesian plant Granite City Steel's first overseas plant as well., Howard conducted negotiations with the Director General of Industries for the Asian country, when he toured the plant site early this month. He said the project includes a small harbor nearby with power and water supply facilities for the mill, as well as some buildings completed by the Russians before their withdrawal. Plans for the Indonesian plant call for production of steel bars, rdods, light sections, wire and other mill products. Russian plans called for a capacity of 100,000 to 150,000 tons a year of rod and wire prod- uctsj but current demand is already over that figure. Howard said possible expansion of the facility would await progress of present negotiations. 6 VP Needed, By THE ASSOCIATED PKES8 if he wini the presidency Richard M, Nixon says heU want a working vice president, one who can take the lead in a major ^organization 6f the processes of govertlment to makd It "mure res])0iwivei." Nixon sketched plans Tim- day for a blue-ribbon wmmis- sion to andertake a broad revision of the way the federal government operates. It would, he said, be studded with "the best management talent, the best government latent, and also the best academic talent from any disciplines.*' Speaking in New York, the contender for the Republican presidential nomination said "the alienated" must be brought back into, touch with their government. 'New Instrumentalities' The commission he envisions, he said, would seek ways of bringing government "closer to the people, of transferring functions to state and local governments, of creating new instrumentalities where appropriate to involve the people at the community level directly In the decisions that affect their own lives." The job of overseeing this undertaking will be filled by the vice president, he said. "And in making the decision on the vice presidential nominee," he said, "this is one of the major factors I will consider." One of those who has expressed interest in sharing the GOP ticket .with Nixon, Gov. John A. Volpe of Massachusetts, formally endorsed Nixon Thursday and predicted he will win the nomination on the first ballot at the convention in Miami Beach. Nixon was taken to task by Us rival, Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller, for his criticism of President Johnson's Supreme Court nominations. Nixon has sided with those Republicans who feel Johnson ought to have left the naming of a new chief justice and an associate justice for the next man entering the White House. Rockefeller «aid Sioux City, Iowa, agree.' "The president, he in couldn't under the Constitution, has a responsibility to mike'the appointment,;' he said. ' '• He said, however, that h* could understand why the Re- putilieans-hoptog one of their own win enter the White Hot«« in January-would rather th» changes were made next year. : "It's good politic5^if you g« away with'ity"he said, £ Rockefeller's day included 1 visit to what is becoming a must stop for, all politicians when they visit Huron, S.D., the drag" store founded by Vice president Hubert H. Humphrey's parents. Though Humphrey is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, Rockefeller tossed a little business his way by selecting $21.08 worth of toys for his two children and earringi for Mrs. Rockefeller. As it happened the multimillionaire candidate had only $21 in his pockets but a newsman helped out by offering a dime. Humphrey took things easy Thursday, spending most of the day relaxing and holding conferences at his home in Waverly. Minn. Meanwhile, miles away, tunes received several hundred his political for- a boost. The Kansas delegation to the DemOV cratic National Convention met and voted to commit their $ votes on a unit basis to Humphrey. ^ Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy o? Minnesota, Humphrey's compel tition in the Democratic race,; was host Thursday night at a rt^ ception for delegates to the convention of the National Associa* tion for the Advancement of Coir ored People in Atlantic City. McCarthy called for attention to the "four new civil rights"— jobs, housing, education and health. Some 300 persons attended the reception, despite expressions of annoyance beforehand by Roy Willdns, NAACP executive di* rector. 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