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Monday, July 1, 1968
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JtM 1,1588 . fty LOWS NfiVTN Aiwdated Prws Writer PAWS <AP) - After Fr«ncc's biggisst election landslide in « years President Chaflei de Gaulle had ft mandate today to repair the eco- nwnic damage of weeks of labor and wdil Jttite and to cany out id.. stWftSflg reform of Fram*^ ifldusttlal and educa- tioiuu systems. The voters la the final round Stinday of the two-stage National Assembly elections gave the Gaulllsts and their allies a majority of more than 200 scats In the 487-seat tegislature. The Gaunists and, their allies, the Independent Republicans, together have a majority of 2W seats. In addition 11 independent rightists were elected and at least some of them may pledge backing to the government II an did so, the majority would rise to 241 seats. There has been no such landslide in French parliamentary history since the 1919 victory « a nationalist coalition. It was also a crushing setback to the Commulsts and other opposition forces. 'Defensive Reaction' Premier Georges Pompidou said the election results showed "defensive reaction" of the pep* pie "flgsiflst totalitarianism." The campaign talk of Gaultism of "totalitarian communism," eomi&g after the great student and labor upheaval. in May, brought an overwhelming response from the middle class. But Pompidou warned that the government still faces "difficulties which, are going to be enormous, difficulties that arise from the crisis and which we must now try to overcome." Student disorders in the Latin Quarter of Paris Saturday .and Sunday nights were a reminder of the problems fading the regime. One of them is reform of the State GOP ? Demo Conclaves Boost Nixon and Humphrey " • •' • . ••...-..• JL v SPRINGFIELD, DL (AP) - Illinois Republicans cast neutrality aside and bolstered the presidential drive of Richard M. Nixon While state Democrats struck a significant note for Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey in conventions during the weekend. Supporters of Republican Gov, NelsonA. Rockefeller of New York and Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy, D-Minn., were lost in attempts to boost their candidates. They were greatly outnumbered by backers of Nixon and Humphrey. ; B52s Hit Worth, Pound Red Bases Near Saigon • -• .-.'.- -.'.•• 53 fcy GEORGE ESPER . .Associated Press Writer . SAIGON . (AP) — . American B52 bombers raided North Vietnam today for the first time in nearly two months and also dropped thousands of tons of explosives oh secret Viet Cong bases in the provinces around Saigbh. '•'•Twenty-five of the U.&'i Air Force's biggest timbers streaked over the northern-half of the demilitarized zone and the southernmost part of North Vietnam to bomb coastal artillery sites which have been^shell- Ing U.S. destroyers and cruisers operating off Jthe coast. ; The key strike inside North Vietnam was around Cape; Lay, 11 miles above the allied base at Gio Linn. The B52s last attacked inside North Vietnam on May 9. Full-Scale Attack The big bombers also kept on pounding enemy concentrations outside Saigon as part of the campaign against.a. major new. attack expected on the capital! Police sources said they had fresh intelligence reports that the Communist command has ordered Viet Cong and North Vietnamese regulars to regroup at secret bases in the area, some as far as 75 miles away from the capital, to prepare for a full-scale attack this month. Ten of the eight-jet bombers attacked some of the enemy's largest base camps in Tay Ninh, a longtime Viet Cong stronghold along the Cambodian border 47 miles northwest of Saigon. Military strategists consider Tay nh a potential springboard for the.tiurd offeflsive against Saigon. Fifteen B52s pounded other camps in Hau Nghia and Binh Duong provinces, which form a border triangle with Tay Ninh northwest of the'dty. Nightriders 'wain In some respects the state conventions were, similar. Both Were short and hot and both were run by the regular party organizations with hardly a hitch Richard B. Ogilvie emerged as the new power man in state GOP ranks and Democrats once again reeded the desires of Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago. Only college-age youths, supporters of McCarth,y did not readily submftrfrto Daley's dictation. OgUvjevused his recent victory in a four-way fight for the Rpublican gubernatorial noml nation to good advantage on and off theicroyjentioff floor, ; Ogilylejjiresident of the Cook County Boarflflf Commissioners, appeared ann-and-arm' -with John Henry Altorfer of Peoria before; the GOP party faithful. He defeated Altorfer in a bitter primary fight by 58^159 votes. "Let's put aside our personal differences and really work for party unity," Altorfer told fellow Republicans/ He received a standing ovation, .then quickly returned to Wyoming; to resume a vacation,.:, .;*,:>> Ogilvie had broached the question oflATtbrfer'S; appearing at the state convention in a meeting three days: after the, primary. But it was .a call to his Western vacation place by Sen. Everett M. Dirksen and Victor L. Smith, state GOP chairman, that apparently convinced Altorfer of the wprth of an unannounced appearance for unity's sake. antiquated educational system, promised students after their rebellion in May touched off riots, disoi-defs-ifod three weeks of industrial strikes which paralyzed economic life. Another major problem is the bill for widespread wage increases granted to end the strikes. The wage hikes also threaten: -Inflation and higher prices which in turn would bring demands for still more in the )ay envelopes. No Details Given Pompidou and De Gaulle have given no details of their future >rogram to combat these prob- ems. But they did hope that the proportions of the election victo- •y Would helo restore interna- ional confidence in French sta >ility and halt the run on the ranc which has been cutting into the government's resources for weeks. Results of the .first-round vot- ng on June 23, in which a majority was required for election, ndicated a Gaullist majority in the assembly. But there was no anticipation of the overwhelming proportions the victory took. Interior Minister Raymond Marcellin announced that the Gaullist Democratic Union for the Republic, the UDR won 299 seats in the assembly, or a majority of 111 without any allies. In addition, the Independent Republicans, who : have always supported the Gaunists although differing at times on matter of policy, won 53 seats. There were also 11 independent rightists elected, and a number, of them may pledge their support to the Gaullists when the new assem bly meets July 11.: Reds Lose 4» Seats Against this impressive array, the opposition" could only-muster 122 elected. This included 33 Communists, a loss of 40 seats; 57 members of the non-Communist Leftist Federation, a loss of 61; Ihe centrist party Party of Progress and Modern Democra cy 29, a loss of 10, and three independent leftists. Ballotting in two Pacific island districts to complete the assembly .will be held later this month. They are Tahiti and Wallis and Forturia islands. Alton attorney Ross Armbruster, 81, of 1604 Paris Dr., Godfrey, was arrested by Alton police Saturday after his Suntan Lotions :. and Cream To Tan Fast ft Prevent Sunburn PHARMACY L. «37 E. Airline DrW* ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS Dial HMMi Bargtoy : x^E?.-. ; v ' .. EDWiARDSyiLLE - A 48- year old IBetbalto man, who. was out on bond <mi* voluntary manslaughter', charge, was «ne of two; men "arrested in' a reported burglary, attempt at a dairy in Godfrey early today. Lodged;,in .Madison County Jail is Robert Louis Stanton of 707 S. PrfirV St., who JS; already undeir charges in the'A|)ril 18 fatal fsfcootinj* of Jack Crider- of Forest Homes. '•' : Gary Hibbs, •%of 1446 12th St., Cottage Hills, was the other man arrested in the Godfrey incident. Quick action by nightriders Harlan Vourmard and Randall Robbs prevented the alleged burglary. The pair observed a padlock missing on the front door of the Melville Dairy store at Rte. 100 and Clifton Terrace Road, and found Stanton near the back door inside the building. "You've got me, don't shoot," Stanton said when the deputies approached. Qibbs was located in the store office where deputies also recovered a sledge hammer and pry bar ' ..__.. Alton Evening Telegraph ly p t Alton ly BEAUTIFUL 4 PC. 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(AP Wlrephoto Map) Armbruster Held In Domestic Tiff Gates Open At Shell) Few Enter Construction gates swung open at Shell Oil Co. in Roxana this morning for the first tune in nearly six months but few Workmen entered them. While scores of union members milled around their labor balls awaiting word on reopening of worki the major contractor was "taking it slow." ] estranged wife said that he had forced his way into her home, beat her and threatened to kill a friejnd of hers. Alton police said Armbruster was charged with assault and battery and destruction of property. Mrs. Nadine Armbruster, of 3504 Powhattan, St., told Alton police that Armbruster bad broken a in the front door at her home and struck her. She told police that Armbruster also threatened to kill her,friend, whom she named as Richard Johnson. Armbruster was released on $50 cash bond to his son-in-law, attorney Ted Diaz of Alton. Police Said Diaz Indicated he would seek treatment for Armbruster • * * if' * Veather Forecast ALTON and vicinity — Con- iderable cloudiness and not [ulte so warm tonight, low 65* 0. A chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight continu ng into Tuesday becoming lartly cloudy and cooler in af ernoon. High Tuesday 80-85. D^TAATTHEDAM 8 a.m. at Alton Dam — Tern perature 69; Taihvater Ft. Yesterday's High 92. Low 17 Rain to 7 a.m., .07. IDA 1 * says... Downtown Alton Fireworks Display July 3 at 9:15 p.m. Bring the family and children to •*§ th« Big Fireworks Show on the Miwiasippi River/ Downtown Alton. H«or &• Bondl Watch the Aerial Fireworks—Bigger and Better Than Ev»rl Th«r»'s always nncre oi everything Downt6wnl «'IPA! DIMM: i rn,;D'«wiit«wn. 1 A l ltwi,. IBMWIIW -! I U I S I - A W- Orsnite City man, «r- isted Fvwtay in connection with the June 17 fifmed Wbbery of Rnsty'8 tettattrairt fiere, was released from the Madison Cmtnty jail on his own recdgni- z«nce at 5:8S p.m. Saturday. darl Mahurw, 1S08 Chouteau Slough ttoail. Granite City, who tores out as a farm worker, told police dial he was woittng at the time the robbery occur- fed. Edwardsville Police Chief Robert fiilioni who Saturday checked witnesses to the suspect's alibi, including a farmer who Mihurfn said he worked for all day June 17, said today that Mahurin's claim of his activities on the day of the robbery appear to have been veri- ............ tiowevet, S&ftfN&V was advised for by Asst State's Attptiwy aid Mcmvm of tts tlonal rtghti to appear* fled. MahuDn was arrested at p.m. Friday at his residence near Granite City by Edwardsville police and Deputy Demos Nicholas of the Madison County sheriff's office. The awest resulted from a tip from an unidentified telephone caller, presumably based on identification from a composite sketch made by police, which appeared in area newspapers following the robbery. Mahurln, who was held Friday night irf the Madison County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bond on an armed robbery charge, had Friday night agreed to appear in n line-up Saturday. CREDIT CARD AND / DEPOSITORS PORfiCRY COVERAGE fttw •* MILLERS MUTUAL HOME. OWNERS ptfltltt AT NO EXTRA COST! SEE) ¥OUB MHJUEB» MUTUAL, AGENT POB PULL DETAILS Davwpwf Office: 465-5851 After ft pjn. BHJIRS' MUTUAL of H.kinoi« SUKANOI ^ buys ©N £Ut-K|' StoffO/OU GaNT . BiyliVeWrthouT g'MaKe •••'.mo Ladies Dresses & Sportswear (racks, racks, rggks, & racks full)' r " j ywtdollw bvyt MORE at.. OQWNTOWN ACTON. IUJNQI*

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