Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 28, 1968 · Page 5
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 5

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, June 28, 1968
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FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1908 ALTON EVENING Rowan All Is Not Well in Humphrey's Efforts CARL T. ROWAN WASHINGTON - Vice Presi dent Hubert Humphrey has had some severe jolts in receni weeks. They must cause h i m considerable worry about his Presidential chances His home state, South Dakota, chooses the late Sen. Robert P. Kennedy over him in the primary contest; Humphrey is booed by thousands at the Poor People's Solidarity March; Sen. Eugene McCarthy scores a smashing victory in New York state. This may mean nothing in terms of the Democratic convention The "pros" say the Vice President is a cinch to be nominated on the first ballot. Yet, there is clear evidence that all is not well in the Humphrey campaign. It seems obvious that millions of Americans either do not know what Humphrey stands for, do not like what he stands for, or do not like the company he has been keeping. Consider the Negro vote in the big industrial cities of the North and West. This is crucial to any Democratic victory this fall. Well. Humphrey has to worry about it. Sure, his advisers can argue with seeming logic that in a contest with Richard Nixon, Humphrey will get the 90 per cent or more of the Negro vote that Dpmocrats have enjoyed for most of three decades. But whfit about that booing at the Poor People's March? People naive or angry enough to boo Humphrey, who was putting his political career on the line and fighting for the black man's rights for the last 20 years, yet cheer McCarthy who, though enlisted on racial issues, has never stuck his neck out, are also naive and angry enough to vote for Nixon over Humphrey. Most certainly, Humphrey will be in trouble with Negro voters If, by some mlr- cle, Nelson Rockefeller wins the Republican nomination. Humphrey showed awareness in his National Press Club appearance 'that the poor, the black, the other minorities, are asking. ' What have you done for me lately?" Also, "What will you do for me today — and tomorrow?" As he answers, seeking to renew his credentials as a liberal fighting zealously for racial ustice, he must harbor, some vorries about the "whiteback- ash." Humphrey seems to sense t'tat a campaign battle with Nixon wjll not center on Vietnam. The great emotional ssue most likely will be race -otherwise known under the euphemism, "law and order." So Humphrey will not want to arouse the fear and hostility of those whites who, through som inexplicable logic, believe th government already "discrlmi nates in favor of the Negro." Still, even against Nixon, Humphrey must worry about nubile frustration over the war in Vietnam. McCarthy has expressed the view that the public is now willing to have the U.S. abandon the war effort, even without an agreement with Hanoi, and let the Communists take South Vietnam. This seems hard to believe but the New York nomination of Paul O'Dwyer as the Demo cratic nominee for the Senate and McCarthy's smashing tri umph there, surely indicate tha public opposition to the war i greater than many of us havi thought Even Humphrey's record as one of Israel's best friends in American public life has been overridden by anti - Vietnam emotions in much of the Jewish community. Meanwhile, Nixon can simplj watch cautiously and cagUy never spelling out his views too sharply, pouncing eagerly on Humphrey when the latter doef declare himself. Nixon does not have to tell how he would end .the' war without submitting to a grievous, far-reaching milt tary, political, diplomatic, and moral defeat for America. 205 WEST THIRD ST. In Downtown Alton . . . 462-8894 Open Monday and Friday 'til 9 P.M. 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The Greater Alton Association of Commerce and the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the observance July 4-7. From left are. Robert Sasek, Kerry Miller, Mike Klaus, Scott Keller, Mike Bopp, and Joe Sasek. • Hamburg Girl Wins Scholarship HARDIN — Miss Renee Games, daughter of Mrs. Paul Ringhausen of Hamburg, and a 1968 graduate of Calhoun High School, has, been awarded the Illinois Opportunity Scholarship offered by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department, of Illinois, in the amount of $600. She was sponsored in the competition by Calhoun Unit 636, in Hardin. Renee, who plans to attend Kansas State University, has been invited to go to Chicago during the Auxiliary convention to accept her award. GOP to Hear Rep. Rose In Calhoun HARDIN — Rep. Thomas Rose will be the featured speaker at a chicken barbecue sponsored by the Calhoun County Republican Women at 4 p.m. Sunday, at the county fair grounds. Other state and county candidates have been invited to speak briefly. Guests are asked to bring chairs. The price for the meal has been set at $1.50 per plate. A cake walk and other entertainment is planned. Proposed Gun Law Dropped SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) — proposed ordinance to control ale of handguns failed in the an Antonio City Council Thursay for lack of a second. WE ACCEPT YOUR FREE VACATION OFFER M I, Ntmr., ..City. •No. In Family. ; Agis ., Pleas* Reserve (3 D»y«) (Dales) Q Motor Route Information Desired I ,J Mail To: HORSESHOE DEVELOPMENT CORP., Franklin, Arkansas 72536 ' Reservations are somewhat easier to fill on week days I FILL OUT THIS FREE VACATION COUPON! You are invited to accept a FREE VACATION at Horseshoe Bend, a superb new recreation area'unexcelled for scenic beauty in the entire Midsouth—a most pleasant, restful, relaxful area for permanent or vacation living. As our guests you will enjoy free lodging-and free entertainment for three days and two nights. Just fill out the coupon above telling us when you can-come. This invitation is part of the Arkansas Tourist and Recreation Committee Program for Fulton and Izard Counties. It is related to our program to sell real estate in HORSESHOE BEND. This is a colorful time to visit HORSESHOE BEND. Driving through the scenic Ozark countryside is a delight in itself. Every bend in the road brings ( •xciting new vistas of green valleys, forested hills, dogwood trails, sparkling rivers and. streams. On every side you'll see trees—pine,' cedar, hickory, oak, magnolia, holly and sumac. Wild flowers abound. Drive leisurely and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Ozarks". Transportation to and from HORSESHOE BEND 'will be provided by you. You'll be lodged in comfortable quarters. You'll have free access to many forms of entertainment including golf, swimming, canoeing, bicycle boating, fishing, tennis, archery, miniature golf, nature study, horseshoes, washers, badminton, bridge, square dancing, shuffleboard and other pleasures. Excellent meals at modest prices in our clubhouse restaurant. Home sites are sold under a unique private property owners association plan. However, you are under no obligation to buy nor is HORSESHOE BEND under obligation ••* to sell. HORSESHOE BEND offers something for the entire family regardless of age or interest. There's fun for everyone. We look forward to your visit. Reservations, confirmed promptly on first-come, first-served basis. As advertised in BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS ESTATES Franklin, Arkanta* Telegraph Want Ads Work for You! Deadline for Redstering O ' O Guns in Illinois Extended CHICAGO (AP)- Illinois gun owners have been given a two- month extension in the deadline for registering with the state. Ross V. Randolph, director of public safety, said Thursday the deadline was extended from Monday to Sept. 1 to "give all Illinois residents who wish to comply with the law an opportunity to do so." Randolph asked all local law enforcement officials to delay enforcement of the law. A rush of last-minute registration requests has swamped the firearms owner identification division in Springfield, Randolph said. Don Lemmer, assistant superintendent of the division, said 10,000 to 20,000 registration requests have arrived in the mail each day this week. Some 350,000 applications for identity cards were expected to be awaiting processing by Sat' urday, Lemmer said. There are an estimated 1.5 million pn owners in Illinois. The state law requires each gun owner to register and pay a $5 fee regardless of how many guns he owns. Fsilflfe tft F@g)l* ter is punishable by a fine of $1,000 and one yeaf to, prim Chicago Police supt James B. conlisk said Thursday that 60 persons have been arrested in the last week for violation of «he city's law that requires reg* istration of each gum CALIFORNIA WHITE POTATOES Prices Effective Thru Sot., June 29 3 STORES TO SERVE YOU! 411 Plasa, Alton • Washington Square, Alton 20 W. Edwardsvllle Road, Wood River *********************** TIRED OF FROST PROBLEMS? * You'll never defrost again! In fact ... YOU'LL NEVER EVEN SEE FROST IN THIS FRIGIDAIRE SPACE AGE REFRIGERATOR Frigidaire Frost-Proof Refrigerator with 154-lb. size top freezer Model FPD-17TL • Frost-Proof! You'll never defrost again! No space lott to frost. Defrosts only when needed. • 16.6 cu. ft. size for the extra room you want. • Twin vegetable Hydrators keep 23.4 qts. garden fresh and crisp. • Butter compartment. So convenient! 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That little more now moves you up into a big, full-size, almost shamefully elegant Chrysler-and that's an unbeatable deal. Afford a Chrysler? Can you afford to pass it up? AUTHORIZED DEALERS GENE'S CHRYSLER PLYMOUTH WM<I

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