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V ioirwo ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH faft Expecting Demo Support ^Opposition May AirJ in Holding Taxes . By JACK BBLL WASHINGTON ^-Senate R* publican leader Taft said today he txpectl Democratic support if tho Blttnhower administration seeks to continue present high taxes ttrnftorwrily In It's efforts to balance the budget. And Sen. Russell of Georgia. fine Of the most Influential Demo- eratli lenators, said in an Interview t "If the President takes the lead In the matter, it is my judgment that a majority of the Democratic senators will give the administration the tax measures necessary to maintain the revenue yield where It is." The Treasury reported Friday Its tax receipts for the calendar year ending Dec. 31, 1952 totaled 88',4 billion dollars. Taft Encouraging Calling this "encouraging," Taft •aid continued receipts at this rate would make it easier for the Republicans to balance the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, Taft said the new administration ;Boon will know whether those or Similar taxes would be needed to balance spending. ;. "It will depend largely on the Tmilltary budget requests made by the president," the Ohioan said. ','When those are in, we can figure How much revenue will be needed >to avoid a deficit." Hopes for Change Reminded that House members have shown little disposition to continue present high taxes—and ;ln fact are talking about hurrying Ring of Doorbell Brings Fire Fixhten on Rnn A conk lorked out by an flutomatlr bolt on the hark door nt Villa Terrace Con- valescenf Homo, Fourth nnd Alton Sis. imwrnlly started a chain of rimimsfanres at 3:40 a. m. Friday that brought Hirer onglne companies and tho ladder truck of Alton firo department. Thorr was no fire. The rook couldn't RO( hark in the back door after it slammed shut. So she wont around to tho front and rung the doorbell. A new omploye at tho Home heard the bell and assumed it was the fire alarm system. She called firemen. Chief Lewis said today the department has Instructed personnel of convalescent homes to call the department quickly on any suspicion of fire. The Villa Terrace home has an alarm system which operates off ceiling-height fusahle links that start Mre alarm bells ringing and lights flashing when the rate of temperature rise indicators hit a figure that would indicate an accidental fire. P T A Congress Stands Against 'Censorship' PEORIA, 111, ^-The Illinois Congress~of Parents and Teachers Friday said it was opposed to censorship of textbooks or teaching materials and also went, on record against, universal military training. During the second day of its • up the individual income levy cut i | nroe day annual convention the by six months—Taft said he group adopted a legislative pro- thinks there may be a chance in gra m which attitude If it develops that the bud- S | a | C support get can't be balanced without more a great many Demo- included increased for public schools,; 29 to Finish Nurse Studies Gradtiflf imt for St.JrwepiYs Se?t Sunday Twenty-nine young men Ifjrt \vompn win he graduated Sunday from St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. Tho event will ho held at 4 p. m. In St. Patrick's Church with Bishop William A. O'Connor of Springfield, presiding. The Very Ucv. Comerford .T, O'Mnlley, C. M., president of Do- Paul University, Chicago, will deliver the address to the graduates. Choral selections will be by Oblate Novices of Immaculate Heart of Mary Novitiate, Godfrey. Following the exercises n ten will he hold in the lounge of Murlal hall to honor the graduates and their relatives and friends, Members of the class: Mary Ann Accario, Frances Angelina Alois!, Anllonette Louise Bngaglio, Rita Veronica Bednar, Rose Marie Biscan, Vorna Bernicc Buehler, Lois Irene Domoraclti, Thomas Joseph Dougherty, La- vcme Made Ellis, Norma Jean Grenzebach. Lee Frederick Hellmuth, Rosa lee Ann Heraty, Eva Mary Highlander, Ellen Ann Horn, Velva Louisa Jacob. * June Lorraine Laakso, Betty Lou Lemons, Lfna Ann Liebscher. Jeanne Marie Long, Dorothy Mae M a t he w B , Rosemary Elizabeih Merkel, Maureeft Marie Meyer, Ronald John Milford, James Farrell Morgan, Esther Helen Neunaber, Barbara June Reynar, Donald John Sterrlcker, Mary Ann Voetmann, and Betty Geraldine Zika. * Trainmen Cancel Strike Against o SATURDAY, APRIL 2* IWJ MORSE ENDS MARATHON SPEECH — Sen. Wayne Morse (Ind-Orc) leaves tho senate floor today to end a 22-hour, 26-minute speech and rr-dko him the hndi^nuted long-di'Janc^ champion of all tho senators in history. More spoke at groat length to dramatize his opposition to a bill g^mg the :>tHtc< 3 title to submerged offshore land',. Thr> previous record for a scnafo jpoer.h u be 2-1 minutes hy Robert M. .Lafoilcttc —AP W.rcphnfo. IS hours and Henderson St. Job Is Pushed Cost of Home Building Clarified ; ' Through a printing error, a line was dropped from a Telegraph item I Friday on Page 2, which recounted Method of Financing Is J n f ^^^^^^M Wickenhauser, is to be soM soon at auction for nine heirs. John Wlekenhiusw, execute? of Discussed Plans for expediting the Improvement of Henderson St., with a gutter and bituminous surfacing were discussed when a number of the property owners, accompanied by their attorney, Ross Armbruster, met during the forenoon today, In City Hall, with Alderman Parker and City Engineer Fairfleld. Chief matter for discussion was whether to proceed with the project as a local improvement or to carry out the original plan in which the property owners would the estate, today pointed out the cost of building the house on the tract Is not Indicated by the amount paid two carpenters, J. J. Wucllner and son, In the year 1902. The Wuellners, said Wickenhauser, were paid the carpencrs' scale of wages in that year more than 50 years ago~and the scale was only 40 cents an hour. The two carpenters were paid a total of $363, Wickenhauser pointed Morse Champion Marathon Talker of Senate 9 s History WASHINGTON /P - Sen. Wayne Morse ended a 22-hour 26-minute speech at 9:06 a. m. (CST) today, crowning himself the undisputed long-talking champion of all the Senators in history. The Oregon Independent spoke at the greHt length to dramatize i his opposition to a bill declaring 'slates have title to oil-bearing offshore lands within their historic boundaries. out—but this does not represent set up a cash fund, in advance of the total cost of building the house construction, lo pay their half of ' inasmuch as the carpenters had lhc C09t - I several laborers helping them and Alderman Parker reported after there were other labor costs in the meeting that those in attend-]construction of a stone wall, etc. ance favored the local improve-^ I Wickenhauser said these two i ment plan, but that a decision was deferred until after another meeting to bo held Sunday afternoon on the Henderson St. loaction at which complete representation of the property interests is expected, Meantime, he said, Attorney Armbruster is to outline a local improvement resolution that could be presented to the council to authorize a switch to local improvement procedure. He also will check further into the statute provisions so as to be ready to report to the property owners in more detail on how a local improvement would be handled. It was pointed out that the local points in the item should be clarified so there would not he left an Impression that (1) the house was buijt for only $363 and <2i that the wages paid the carpenters were below the scale in 1902. Liberal Party Easy Winner In Jap Election Rested editors may not have thought stories about the submerged lands were newsworthy. Morse, who broke with the Re- improvement procedure, while i Shigeru Yoshida's Liberal Party publicans in last Fall's election ! satisfactory to the city, said Park- rolled up an impressive triumph TOKYO ft Prime Minister campaign to become an Independent, sipped orange juice, tea, coffee and bouillon to keep up his strength. As he talked on through the night and through the dawn nf the 18th day of debate on'the bill, the support of the school reorganization movement; a' minimum 9- month school teiim with no legal limit on the maximum school term and revision of the child welfare laws for the better protection of schools. The program also called for raising the age of criminal responsibility and legislative reapportionment of the state. CLEVELAND /P - The Brother-! Hls record far surpassed the al- j number of senators on hand dwin- hood of Railroad Trainmen today most legendary feats of Robert M. dled to a mere handful. - - - - Intently watching from the gal- 100 Prisoners i Continued From PHRP t. tilities continue. The Reds have not replied. There wore \ no lillor cases among the Americans, British and appeared lo he in fairly good physical condition. Truce Talks to Begin Everything was in readiness for the return of the top-level truce negotiators at 11 a.m. Sunday (8 p.m. Saturday, CST). Only one rWjor issue stands in the way of an armistice. The U. N. Command, refuses to return some 50,000 Chinese and North Korean prisoners who have said they do not want to go home. The Communists have insisted on the return of all prisoners of war. Red China's Premier Chou En- canceled a strike of 2,300 members 'Fighting Bob) LaFollette and against the Nickel Plate Road and i Huey p - < The Kingfish) Long, its Wheeling & Lake Erie Division. Sen. Morse, a healthy and wiry It was Ihe second time in a month 51-year-old outdoor type of man, the strike was called off. 17 Treated Continued From Page 1. Joseph's Hospital for injuries suffered in falls. They, were Buddy Ray Morgan, 6, of 633 J i East Broadway, who incurred a fracture of the left arm; Harold L. Bartholmew, 29, of 727 E. Seventh,; Michael Newton, 19-months-old, of 808 College Ave. and John Sears, 46, of 616 Oak St. thanked his colleagues for sticking with him through the night. Few did, but he was grateful to them. Vice President Nixon and most senators stayed away. Nixon arrived at 7:25 a. m. to relieve Sen. Carlson (R-Kan) who had presided. Morse greeted the vice president with a "good morning." At 8:40 a. m. Morse, who had been talking for 22 hours, sipped tea brought in by an administrative assistant. A few minutes before, Sen. Capehart (R-Ind) inquired whether he revenue. "I think crats will help us get the taxes if they are needed," Taft observed. "We certainly don't want to delay tax cuts unless we have lo, bul we may have to." St. John's to Mark Youth Day Youth Day will be observed Sunday at St. John's Baptist Church, 1600 MaupitfyAve., during a program to open' at 2:30 p. m. The pastor, the Rev. T. P. Wright, will open the services. _ _ _ Talcing part on the program will Turks" exchanged "Saturday. Some! Elmer Wagenblaat 40, of Fidel- would yield for questions, be the St. John's Children's Chorus, limped slightly, but otherwise all | ity ' w «s admitted to St. Joseph's) Morse refused to interrupt the St. James Junior Choir, Morning ' f " 4 '" ~ " ' * '~ "'"' Star Junior Choir, Campbell Chapel Junior Choir, Central Junior High Sdhool Chorus, Allen Chapel Junior Choir, and Tabernacle Junior Choir. Solo numbers will be presented by Albert I. Wagner Jr., piano, Joseph Brewer Jr., piano, and hy small children of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Lucas, will sing. Reds Answer Continued From Page I. speech calling for peace to threaten In language capable of only j lfli P''°Posed last month that pris lery were Morse's wife and one of his daughters. er, would somewhat delay a start j in Friday's Senate election, pos- On the job because an assessment sibly strengthening Yoshida's posi- would have to be made and sub- tion in his fight to keep his job. milted for court approval before) The Liberals had nailed 38 of 97 bids could be called and a contract seats by 5 p. m., and Independents ' lct - ! vvho frequently vote with the Lib- The Henderson project is the : erals had collared 25 more. The first which the city council an- Leftist Socialists had 11 seats, the! proved for construction by the city next highest total. The small but sharing 50 percent of the cost with vocal Communist Party didn't win the property owners. City Engineer a scat. Fairficld said that the state high- It was Japan's second national Aside from Morse himself, after ^ de P artme " t a ' so has a P roved election in five days. At stake were he set the talking record, the only! . . . .. .. , . Senators then in the chamber were j ™ mai ™S IS thc me hod to be em- Sen. Lyndon Johnson of Texas, the P ^ &( in ca ™ ' «u'- The city Democratic leader; Sen. Holland j JI!Z±fVT Job ,^^ ls fD-FIa). the author of the bill; ^served. State approval was given Sen. Mansfield (D-Mont); and Purtell, with Sen. Carlson (R-Kan), still presiding. About 20 spectators were in the gallery. after street surfacing was included with curb and gutter. 128 seats in the 250-seat Senate, which can delay but not veto legislation approved by the powerful Lower House. Businessmen Suit Ftted on With Wechsler Sewer Project As Hot As Ever f ^ . ln * 0rei § n Paves Way for Resuming By G. MILTOX KELLY By JOHN SCALI WASHINGTON ^-A team of 55 following a motorcycle mishap in reading of an essay from a girl which he suffered an arm injury, student at Oberlin College giving Howard Heller, 45, of 1206 Rixon her views on the submerged lands St., received emergency treatment for an injury to his right hand, sustained in a machine belt accident. Work in 10 Davs e I WASHINGTON .T-The feud be- American businessmen has recom- issue. And Morse, his voice slightly husky again, speaking more slowly, observed, "I'm not the least \ bit Rosa Lee Welch, 3, of 2828 East tired." Broadway, was taken to the hos-j LaFolletfe, Wisconsin progressive, pital for examination following a' held lhe Senate floor oM8 hours, fall from an automobile. She ap-; 23 minutes in 1908 in a battle over EDWARDSVtLLE.—Filing of a declaratory judgment suit in Circuit Court here Friday afternoon has opened the way for resumption of work on the Madison Ave. phase of Wood River's $1,734,271 sewer project. The lawsuit, filed by ttie City tween Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) and New York Post editor James A. mended the Eisenhower administration sharply reduce economic Wechsler seemed hot as ever to- assistance to Western Europe but day at a closed door hearing. ^ increase it to Communi Wechsler, blazing mad' at being I ene d Far East countries. it to Communist-threat- called before investigations McCarthy's Senate subcommittee Friday for closed door questioning. Responsible government officials also said the business leaders have urged the State Department be parently escaped injury and was a currency bill, but numerous time- j of Wood against the contrac- dismissed following examination. consuming quorum calls cut sev- j lor ' Madison Construction Co. of Donald Harrison, 19, of 2614 eral hours off his speaking time. . Edwardsville, is aimed at the Crandview and Louis Hesse, 53, of Second only to LaFollette was | clearing uf> of several long-stand- termed the action "attempted in- gj ve n complete control over all for- timidation" because his newspaper! eign aid programs and that the has been lambasting McCarthy; existing Mutual Security Agency editorially. He said he told Me- be abolished. Carthy that "a lot of newspapers would resent the threat." McCarthy, pointing to Wech- These views have born given to MSA Director Harold Stassen as part of a 4.000-word confidential ? Rosa St., were treated, for hand; Long-the Louisiana Kingfish. He «*™^^ ™,'T^IT S *'" S ™L*™ memb !«"ip in the report fol]mving an OI ,the-spot su, oner's who refuse repatriation he turned over to a neutral country injuries. Paul Waters, one interpretation—atomic war?" Answer Question Discussing the apparent conditions laid down by Eisenhower,!,, „ -— the itatement said the President ll ?f P ornm " nis 's expect all of them ; application of a cast. 45, of Route set the mark of 15 hours 35 minutes in 1935 with a debate over a Na- pending a decision on their future, j little finger of his right hand. He He made it clear, however, that | was able to leave the hospital after Godfrey, was taken to the hospital j tlonal Industrial Recovery exten- for reduction of a fracture of the s i° n Dil '- asked: "What is the Soviet Union uilimately lo rclurn nome ' Also a patient at the hospital for The r. N. Command in agreeing application of a splint was Luther to resume the truce talks sug- Shaw, 53, of 3309 Mayfield Ave., Bested Swii/erlaml as the neutral, i who suffered an injury to his right on a new speech, dealing with rural j was ad °Pted by the Wood River but iT-omplia.si/od that there can he no modification of its stand ngainsl forced repatriation. Tho talks were Plastic book covers are being broken off last fall after failure used at public libraries in Sutton, > England. . prepared to undertake or do?" "It is well known," the statement continued, "that the Soviet Union always manifests readiness to discuss and solve in a friendly manner international questions on condition that proposals on the . solution of these questions, no mat- l °.*!" le this . ^ ter who shall make them, are in * i» • /^ some degree acceptable and are *"• Jrl.SO/l CfftttUff not counterposed either to the """ ~ 'basic interests of the Soviet people and the interests of other peace loving peoples." "We do not intend to enter into a discussion with the President on his rather strange declaration B.v ROBERT KL'NSOX ; of the fellows who kept me bai- about some sort of an end of .1 FREEDOM VILLAGE', Korea ,P ancod on top of the co ' definite era in Soviet policy," the Two American soldiers who en- Statement declared. durod more than two years of mis- _-_..„ Hifl , „ = . "But we cannot accept without ery a.s prisoners of W Commu- ^i tht. In h"™ U "" J "* 6urpr.se his conclusion that al- nisls told today how more than months. ( leged the Soviet government must :','ioo comrades died of exhaustion, Hc was vvounclei1 ln 'he leg, hip Long has been credited with more of an endurance feat than LaFollette because, records show, he was not spelled by any quorum calls, At 6:45 a. m. Morse embarked pretation of the contract terms. It was filed result of a by the city as the written agreement reached earlier this week between the Wood River City Council and 0. T. Dunlap of Edwardsville, of the firm. The agreement to abide by the Circuit Court's interpretation of certain provisions in the contract electrification. Council last Monday evening and He was being kept strictly to! subsequently signed by the head the rules. About 7 a. m. when of the contracting firm. In substance, the agreement stipulates that if the contractor wins the U. S. Soldiers Tell How Pals Died of Hunger, Exhaustion a. Morse put his foot on the chair pulled up beside him, Son. Purtell, (R-Conn), acting Republican lead- i declaratory judgment suit now on er, said rules require that a speaker keep both feet on the floor. Morse complied, saying "I will proceed in order." Ike Gives Support Young Communist League, in sisted he had called in the editor "not as a newspaperman but as an author" whose books the government placed in libraries seas. vey of foreign aid operations in 14 countries. Francis Chairman Clarence Francis, chairman of the board of General Foods Corp., was the task force director of the One book specifically mentioned business group which undertook was a critical biography of union leader John L. Lewis. the survey at Stassen's request. The report concludes that American grant aid has accomplished There are two types of camels j its purpose of bettering economic --the one-humped Arabian and conditions in Europe. A substantial tho two-humped Bad nan. Only cutback is recommended for near- the one-humped variety is called ly all countries, except West Bera dromedary. | lin and divided Austria. Proponents of state ownership had renewed support from President Eisenhower. Before the President spoke out Friday, Sen. Taft said he was ex- file for clarification of certain contract provisions the city will pay an additional estimated $18,000 to Dunlap's firm for work on the sewer project on Madison Ave. between Sixth St. eastward to where the sewer line ends. In the controversy over liability for expenses on the Madison Ave. project, the city contended it would not have to pay any extra amounts for restoration of curbs, _, 1 I'OOUS One of *Most Powerful' Atom Bombs of Series Exploded LAS VEGAS, Nev. ,P — One of the spring series most powerful atomic bombs exploded with golden brilliance before dawn today as Fifty-two aircraft, including six B-47 sfratojets and six B-50s, were in the air on various missions. The Army maneuver was con- .-«,--. >,.v uu ..wi fi .»,_,Miu<rni muai . ,»;u comrnacs nieo ot exhaustion . •' '"*' nassaan nf th« renounce its heritage of foreign hunger and wounds in two North ^stomach near Kunu Nov. 26, JV ,?I " lv " Walters said treatment of nris- P loi ' in S the possibility of modifica — -. . .,...^111. ui jjj (> . , . , i ailluuiHB tut icaiuiaiiun w» tu«"=, i „ _ > , „ „_„ i lions m the legislation on which i etc jf R .. stra | ght open cllt » was : 16' congressmen and 2,650 troops ducted by two combat The President called for prompt policy, the correctness oi which is proven by the entire course of international development." Speech Too deneral On Eisenhower's disarmament proposals, the statement said the Soviet Union could agree to the.>e items but found them too general. At the same tune, it claimed, it is the Soviet Union Korean stockades. M. Sgt, Ciilhert Christie, 42, of Montexuma, Ind , said "much over JO per cent" of 3,000 prisoners in died during the winter C'pl. John Hcckley, W. 1950, and was taken to a Korean hut 50 miles north of the city. "They started bringing in more until there were 24 alto- two weeks," he relat- "Many of the wounded died. bill and said he concerned" over the delay of his legislative program caused by prolonged Senate debate. On the merits of the submerged lands bill, Morse said it was so worded as possibly to prevent the building of dams by the federal said 800 out ot ,1.500 I'niled Nations captives died and " ol lhe in Camp No. a at Pyoklong be- United State* which has all along'tween April 1, 1951. and August, ings to show Stood for a reduction of arms. m >. wc| . e ^y , nere diplomats here attached Most of the U Americans, four gable streams. L. Walters Jr. ot l " fat '«; °ut of the 24, only three govwnment on , and8 ^j, navi . Va , said 800 out of ai ' e uvmg. Allied planes strafed Ihe area, he said, since there were no mark- that U. N. captives used to lay the sewer line. Dunlap has repeatedly claimed the city from 8l1 over the nation looked on ' 1 ' 200 men eac "- With teams of in the Shortly after the blast, touched trenches were 250 military observ- would have to do so, and work on : ott from 8 300 -f° ot tow 9 r at 6:3 ° ers. In trenches an undisclosed dis- ' n *v» s t f*CH^ fr«i<\nr\B /ill *v\^A/4 0*»rtrM *•**««.& n ^**.,, ,»„ *. _ /r» ..„_.. __ i rw ____ _____ !_ the whole sewer project is now at a standstill. Filing of the suit, however, under the aireement, will permit resumption of work by May 4. In its suit, the City of Wood River a. m: (CST), troops their trenches 4,000 yards Ground Zero and advanced in a tactical maneuver. The shot, at the Atomic Energy Commission's Yucca Flat test site explained that a dispute has arisen '• ™ miles northwest, was a thing of beauty as seen from here. As it between the city and the contractor as to legal interpretation of certain I flal<ed a *M M ot fleec V cloutls ' He noted that the bill prohibits { terms and conditions of the sewer i invisible in the darkness an instant "use" of such lands by the federal contract. "This dispute is a real before, were momentarily printed ^e^^ controversy and the city asks the with gold. government. from tance closer to Ground Zero were from eight officer volunteer observers. The Army said there were no casualties. The shock wave rattled windows here but was not as strong as that of a previous air-drop shot, which broke a down town store window. Besides the spectacular flash, last week's beauty, were treated to an un- also criticiwd tht indef. =::;:= B^i^^r^u,;^r^s,;^ srs l siS!ssf£ the unprecedented spread front the by the Reds today looked fairly j back by a bullet." few walked haltingly. Airman 2-C William R •aid it revealed an unquestioned Village" here and on the part of Russia to sit crutches away in with the West and try to wirk out peace. New U. S. Ambassador Charles "Freedom of Columbus, ind., a B26 gunner, i that the boundaries b» fue4 by • hurled his one of three airmen returned by' map. i°> line Reds, stayed nine months in Morse at one point contended !!.I 6 : t:n . a blltei ' march lhe iamp hospital at Pyoktong. ihat "the big press of the country Asked if the Communists ac- is lined up" with proponents of court to declare their rights under the contract," th* complaint states. Circuit Clerk Simon KeUermann, Jr.. «aid tofliy that a hearing of Observers at the control tower, where the congressmen were stationed, 10 miles from Ground Zero, . said the shock wave at their van- \ lts l °P- Two °' th *» e sP»'«ad out- usual clau * formation. As the cloud shot "Pward a succession of white icecaps formed thi'suit U possible "within 60 or 90 i tage point was the strongest of the ward 8rQWU l *h» soaring mushroom days" if an answer by the 4efend- series. It broke light bulbs and * tem - wraing a double collar ef- ant contracting promptly. firm is filed window panes in outbuildings. i The flash was seen as far away feet. as a captive in the winter ol 1950: "I, myself, uas one of the for- Meanwhile, under provisions of as San the agreement now on file—leav- tant. Francisco— ttJO miles dis- ptcelved his copies oi lunate ones. I .ollapsed and passed More breakfast. The out'and rode the rest of the day y plans to send on a cow. I had uvo wounds-a ol th* statement to I fragment in thf chest and a broken today. arm-and I needed help from one t . . — ^ .-—— — — - ttWV **|M KWI**V*llr tHJfTT MP1 »*«|F^**•»» cused him of germ warfare, he state ownership and that only aft- ing controversies over interpre- replied, "i was knocked down be- er the tong-talk tactics began did, tation of the contract's terms fore that fictitious stuff started." the debate get much coverage. He said the men in the camp I^Uflat Helus the germ warfart charges] Rut Sen. Ftaugla* (D-lll). helping Mors* am with questions, su|- think "silly.'' up to determination of the Circuit Court -the huge Wood River sewer installation project will sumed within 10 days. The troop maneuver in this, the seventh explosion of the series. was one of the largest ever held A Navy AD-3 Skyraider drone »t the proving ground. plane flown into the churning The flash was *>een a* far away atomic cloud, crashed. Such craft as Sau Francisco, as a thin glow carry instruments to obtain scien- on the eastern horuon, although jre- • tific data, which is relayed to the it wa» not visible in Los Angeles, 'ground by radio. I where there was a low overcast.] StrattonSpeak To'Legislature* Tell? Boys, Girls of Dutisa As Citieens SPRINGFIELD, Dl. #-Oov. William 0. Stratton Friday told a mock session of the legislature composed of boys qnd girls that they were already taxpayer! since they pay the .state sales tax on things they buy, The young people met under thi auspices of the Illinois YMCA. A second session was scheduled for Saturday, Stratton said that because thi boys and girls paid taxes they "already have an interest In government." He added, "I hope that interest will continue, regardlen of your party." Vernon Johnson, 17, Streatofi governor of the two day session, expressed the hope "that a littla bit of this will rub off on all of us so we can carry it back home." Johnson called for enactment of an 18 year did voting age saying, "I believe that if you're old enough to be drafted, you're old enough to vote." Bills were presented to block narcotics trafficking, curb sale of liquor to minors, replace the sales tax with a state income tax, require sterilization of the mentally ill. mentally deficient and criminals and raise from 16 to 18 the age at which children may quit school. One young lawmaker wanted a statute setting up a speical traffic court for teen-age violators. A jury of 18 to 25 year old persons with at least two years driving experience would hear cases. Before taking the governors oath, administered by Earle Benjamin Searcy, clerk of the slate Supreme Court, Johnson visited the governor's office and was presented with a gavel by Stratton. Pipelines Will Expand Fast During Y ear WASHINGTON .T — More mileage probably will be added in 1953 to the country's rapidly expanding network of petroleum, pipelines than in any previous year, the Petroleum Administration for Defense predicted today. No estimate of the mileage 01 costs were available from the agency but it said more than 12,000 miles of oil pipeline had been built | in the last 20 years. j Despite some difficulties in ob; taining steel, 1952 was the banner year to date for constriction of pipelines for transporting crude oil and such products such as gasoline, kerosene and heating oils. "Becaiise of this great construction achievement, we are in a far better position to oil our regular civilian economy, our defense mobilization economy, even an all-out war effort if it should come to that." said Richard-K. Nelson, Jr., director of the supply and transportation division o£ PAD. Infantrymen Cut Down Red Attack Force SEOUL /P—Grim U. S. infantrymen, using bayonets, rifle butts and hand grenades, cut down about one-third of a 500 to 750-man Communist force that smashed against Allied lines in Central Korea today. Fifty Chinese attackers who jumped into the American trenches were wiped out. In all, nearly 200 Reds were killed or wounded in three hours of Woody fighting, tht Eighth Army said. The rest of the^ Red attack forca scurried for cover under withering fire from Uie 3rd U. S. Infantry Division. * i The Reds hit an American out| post and nearby main line posi- I tion just east of Jackson Heights about midnight. Marrisori'DoaleyCombine Breaks Up After 18 Years When William Morrison retires as alderman, next Tuesday, lie will end an 18-year association with his Third Ward colleague, James Dooley. Both were elected to their first term in 1935, one to fill a vacancy. Two years later the four-year term became effective under state law, and Dooley and Morrison drew lots to determine which one would get the first four-year term. Morrison won and held over. In that year Dooley was named to his first four-year term, and since then he and Morrison have been reelected biennially. This year, Morrison decided against running '.or reelection, and will step out Tuesday night. Dooley will begin tne thud year of his present four- year term, and iiu 19th in tlia council. The new Tlurd Ward alderman, elected April 7, be M. 0.

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