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   Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 10, 1947, Alton, Illinois                                River Stages pool Tallwater 39109 SupplyofGas On increase As Mercury Rises PftBRUARY Expect Early Resumption as Cold Abates n work at two In Alton 301 tlalfi81 forecast for the Alton Todays to the An flji v The VFeaTr and somewhat tnii afternoon and tonight Temperature today Tuesday morning about cloudiness said he were on various other jobs J the awaiting the re the situation this was said to be the same most of last weekwlth oo off while the gas is shut by ac to a Laclede a change for the better was hoped for prospects for the resumption of industrial gas superln MlcdcQfnn rVuel told the Tele graph by telephone from his Uwis office this morning that a mobable slight increase In the in dustrial gas supply will possible Supply Increased Montgomery estimated that In dustries here would be receiving 30 to 35 percent of normal gas sup plies He said his firm waited weather reports whichin dicate a letup in the current cold an Increase In dustrial gas supplies to the Alton rjrea possible last Friday arid on the industrlesr were than they were Lastweek when the cold 1000 were laid off Monday at Western and 400 at At prospects of a letup n the cold wave resulted in a call hack of some Western workers who were again laid off as new near zero weather arrived the latter part of lest Other industrial plants in the area are equipped to convert Jto ise of other fuels and wave layoffs have not been The industrial gas supply is curbed when the mercury falls to e low point where gas is mostly needed for household 8 Sunday The prevailing cold wave was a week did It began with abrupt slide of the mercury after it topped at 55 last Today was expected to be the seventh in which temperatures re mained under freezing Sundays low was 8 three degrees higher than Saturdays minimum of The minimum early today was 13 as recorded at R laboratory at and 12 as shown by the recording thermometer at the legraph Sundays max imum was he longest recent previous per of sustained severely cold wather was jn f nine U m7g remained lng tQ zero on There fyert no dissenting votes cast it thl electlonfheld Saturday night at Union District of Wood River and Godfrey towh on the proposition of erecting a new building and of issuing bonds up to Jbhn a said to day1 there is possibility that an addition will be erected to the present building and thata base ment and central heating plant will be At present40 child ren attend the One teacher He added thatthe possibility of a greater attendance at the1 school it being considered by directors and that when build ing starts the idea of future erfpan ston will play a great Rob ert 1821 has been The directors and the committee ofthree appointed to serve with them on the project will meet Sat at the to decide the question of an entire new building or the addi tion The directors are Albert John Pettit and William The committee is composed of Wil son Joe Kennedy and Fred Indict ExHouse Officer inShortage UP Kenneth former sergeant at arms of the was Indicted by a federal grand jury today on charges of concealing a shortage in the accounts of his of Romney served as sergeant at arms from 1931 until 1 when Republicans took control of Con gress from the He was succeeded by William a The grand jury Investigation grew out of an Romneys accounts by the General Account ing The indictment al hand overed up by device the existence of the shdrt Snow in Florida Feb The wave ln tew years familiar snow and sleet Playgrounds f the northern segment of weather report Orlando had 32 Light frost was entire to Pro Wesmaid Faints Just married cou them u rday ls on by n shortly before EttabHihed Jafaayft NoTlT Votes onllnion School Bnildine Five Pictures Oscar The entry list for the annual race to filmdoms highest the Oscar was complete today 10 nominees for leading ac tor and actress awards Including three The nominees Best actor Fredric The Best Years of Our Lives Laurence Harry The Jolson Greg ory The Yearling and James Its a Wonderful Pest actress Olivia De Hayil Each His Cella Brief Jen nifer Duel in 4he Rosalind Sister Kenny and Jane The Best Best Years of Our Henry Its a Wonderful The Razors Edge and The Rubbish Fire Ignites FriesGarage Door With a garden hose connected at Craigs service firemen Of 1 and 2 companies exting uished a burning door at the rear of Fries State and shortly after 4 The door was badly Skaters Enjoy Sport On Godfrey Pond 111 wiods in the Alton area last week blew some bleak good for ice skaters who en joyed the winter sport Sunday on Godfrey about a quartermile north of Alton Fireman Emil Wer who was skating on the pond Sunday said there were about 50 persons mostly The which is a reser volr for the was Werner Brlsk winds were thought a factor that kept larger crowds Charge Domlno operator ot on OUUkffts of AH6n known Dominos tav was fined and in court today after he plead ed guilty to a of permit ting a policy game to operate at Ms tavern last it were The charge Was contained in an Information By States tbrney Burton and by Assist ant States Attorney Everett The Cavern was raided last 20 by Sheriff Harrell and Deputy Sheriff Hugh Pettit and equipment used In the operation of a policy game was The raid was several colored people had been seizednear the eastern city limits of Alton and they told police that they were err route to the where a drawing was The I raid was made after a search warrant had been Issued by Justice of the Peace Hof irieler of in Whose court several later filed against Today the case was moved out of justice court and taken before County Judge who sessedthe OnFireHouse Would Northsute Station for Use o Court Upholds HatchClean PoliticsLaw 10 ff The Supreme Court Upheld today the politics law ban on political activity by federal em ployes or by state employes whose jobs are financed from federal Two separate rulings were hand ed The section forbidding federal employes from taking active part in political campaigns was ruled valid in a decision turning down a challenge from the United Public Workers of That1 relating to state employes came on a challenge by the state of Oklahoma attacked validity of after state was penalized infederal road pkla htffna Justices and took no part in the Justices Black and Rutledge dis sented without writing Justice Frankfurter wrote con curring Man Injured as Coupe Strikes Parked Auto Responding at Saturday to an ambulance police found that Milton1 Joseph 1109 had incurred head Injury when his in which he was riding collided with a park ed coach in the 1500block of East Puetz was taken Josephs Hospital where he remain ed for parked car was listed as prpperty of of 910 Tonsor road d Saturday by the police was a collision at Broadway and Henry between a sedan driven by Hart of Summit and a sedan which Searles of 2622 Yager was backing from a park ing AP Correspondent Killed in Indochina UPA sub machine gun bullet fired by a VietNamese sniper outside has claTjned the We of Michel 22yearold Bei gianborn correspondent of the As sociated Press o Mountschen and several other correspondents were riding with a French armored column Saturday ran Into He was shot down before he could leap in to a sheltering City Council to MeetThursday The meeting of the city finance committee tonight will be prelim inary to the councils first Febru ary meeting noxt cause the stated meeting time for the falls on Lincolns a legal holi thi aldermanlc session must be postponed to the day The next council meeting will be Its first with only 12 aldermanlc Resignations have re duced active members by Al derman Wlnkler resigned a year and State Representative Ken nedy resigned at the last meeting because of his election to the state Market Is Already Auto Dealers Warned ket In WI talkedabout mar In merchandising already hare a number to the trade Automotive trouble mid the trade that sproe of the i right In the midst do not recognize it as publication Tha of H Theyve a long list of names on thelj listsand spring Is so why maybe spring will pro vide a momentary but the hangover will follow The paper suggests that every dealer a of ntmm on waiting ft to find out how many ready and able to buy rtgM now Council Group Bids called by the public build ings committee of City Council on repairs and alterations to the old hose house were receiv ed this atQrnoon at the of the city but because of Inability ot a majority of the com mittee be It was announced by Engineer Whit formal opening of the pro posals was deferred to a commit tee session set for nv The committee is composed of Aldermen and Its meeting tonight is to be held jOst in of the stated meeting ot the cits of which Atdttrman Bowers also Is chairman Is ex pected that a on re ceived at the finance as the problem of financing the hose house recon ditioning under purview of the Repairs to the Northslde hose house at 2411 State are regarded necessary by members of City Council so that there may be a place ready to house another fire pumper whert the neV al ready is delivered next The project has been set up In the hope that means maybe found to recommlssion the Northslde sta tion after the new pumper is re and thus provide the city with a fourth fullyequipped fire PUns Building Alterations Plans on which bids have teen taken coverboth a large program of repairs necessary to rehabilitate the long out of use as a fire and also some alter ations to adapt the building erect ed in the days ofhorsedrawn ap so that it can accommo date modern motorized equipment Bids initially were taken on the hose house several weeks but were rejected when cost figures ran higher than Pro posals taken today were under re vised In which workwas to S 2 f one for each of the th now 19 If a should the would be without a pumper fi house until it could be re for it has no pumper in rese The council ordered pumper last summer in the 1 edge that need for a reserve was the same al dermen initiated a plan to department needed enlargement by adding personnel next year so that with receipt of the new pump er an additional hose house would Problem of Financing Means of financing the opening of a fourth hose house remain to be but ways and means were given preliminary scrutiny at a re cent finance committee It Is estimated that commissioning another hose house will require an nual outlays of about The finance commltte also is wrestling with the question of whether fi nancial means can be found next year to grant an 8hour day In the police department some preliminary estimates indicating this almost might run into an annual Another instance occurred last Friday afternoon In which two fires occurred within an 4ntervel of about 10 minutes and all three were called for service at the same The Incident was pointed out as again showing the important need of another hose When three fire calls oc cur at the same the depart ment has no fire company left on duty at any hose house so that If may be When one fire company Is shift ed from scene of one fire to 4glays Miller Warden of Wyoming Penitentiary Bube a former Alton has been named warden of the Wyoming state peni tentiary at He was a son of the late Assistant Fire Chief and Louis He was a member of the Casper police force lor 25 years and rose to the rank He is a brother of Chris and Ed ward Miller of Only Bubble Gum Two wads of bubble which three and a halfr yearold James Allen Gallo caused a major oration at Andrews Ul here son of and Louis Gallo of Murphysbontf was taken to the hospital Sat urday In severe pain but doctors sent him home after Xray and fluroscope examina tions failed to ahow the cause of the Ho wtuurturnend to the hos pital yentaVday and after a blood count was taken an op eration or appendicitis was at The gum found hai Bflfry Ajjjjly for Dole Alt teg to Broadcast Plea For Cooperation UP Half of all British Industry closed down to day becauseof a shortage of coal from the socialized Four million workers became many going back on the as electric service was drastically Prime Minister Attlee prepared to face Commons during the after noon and be questioned there by leader of Conservative Attlee scheduled a radio broadcast tonight o plead The Prime Minister and his Cabinet met at hte unlighted Downing street resl The which coal mines from pri vate to state ownership called coal conservation meas ures necessary to avert complete The crisis depressed shares on the stock where some brokers spoke of an industrial higher temperatures momentarily one of the most severe cold waves of the but the forecast wasfor Most industriesand householders appeared to be obeying the govern ment directive to throw switches voluntarily on lines where demands for essential services prevented a s source of Member of The Associated So Per Weather Forecast 40 Tuesday Satellite Nations Pact With Allies Coal Shortage Shuts Half Of British Plants 4 Million Idle orInpart SSO the M England an were forbidden to use electricity between 9 m and noon and from 2 to 4 p in offices and affecting estimated Confusion and chaotic conditions prevailed in many Nearly f electric current use was cut The gloom of darkened homes and shadowy streets was thickened by a heavy fog fn BJr and many other Thousands upon thousands of workers thrown out of jobs swamp ed labor exchanges to register for the Many other thousands will draw1 their wages Friday un der guaranteed 34hour work week jlans specified in some labor agree Scores of thousands in the Birmingham area were notified they would not be entitled to guar anteed payments if the shutdowns continued next Grumbles from Britains ratlon population and in particular from those suddenly made were the loudest since the Labor government won a big majority 18 nonths A sudden thaw that melted snbw driffe in southern England moved norhtward yesterday and gave hope that mine production would ncrease and railroads and ships could resume normal movements of But some Informed circles said thatthe Fuel was ireparing for as much as two weeks of power Jugoslavians ReverseStaud Accept Treaty With Italians Bul Romanian Docu ments Approved SIGNS PEACE FOR ITALY Antpnio Meli Lupi di the Italian Ambassador to bends his head close to the document as he signs the treaty tf peace for his nation in this The ending the war for reduced her to a third class power aridstrippedher of Behind hjm di an Italian official an unidentified foreign office ana protocol chief Jacques Wire Price of Wheat Future s io Wheai lying dormantunder winter winds and snows throughput the grain belt today monetary value for year than ever before in the nations While cash t has advanced to its peak for the past 27 men pointed out that an even more spectacular contrast with the past was being made by futures contracts for Delivery of wheat later this Grain for future is dealt in on the Chicago Board of Trade and other The winter crop which now is in the RecoverBodies OfSlinBerlin DancetiattFire 10 working IB near zero oday had recovered 81 bodies from he ruins of the Karlslust dance razed by fire at the height of a Saturday night costume Another 39 persons were in hos Frank British fire said he did not expect the death toll to climb much A check of British rosters showed even soldiers the British pcovost matsnails office Four jritlsU soldiers were hospitalized Meanwhile German authorities were attempting to identify the Only three of th6 81 have o fur been they Various causes were advanced or the to the disastrous Cocoanut Grove blaze in Jostori four years which caused 440 A British fire Control officer blamed overheated while a German amillar with the said o horl circuit caused the Jorman recalled that the flames broke out In the celling and he lights went waiting for the first signs of spring to start greening up is represented in grain markets by uly and September Within the past three hese contracts have advanced about 14 cents a which is equivalent to an Increase of around In the value of the new This increase is based upon the present outlook f for a rop of Two major causes f or the new rop wheat price are Coffered by grain analysts the fact that he government must support jvheat at a high price leavy withdrawal of grains from his country for deficit areas July wheat Is now selling around a bushel and September a bushel on the Chi ago Board of Soldier Home on Leave Accidentally Wounded James 1120 Easton received emergency treat ment Saturday in Josephs Hos pital for a gunshot wound to his hand by accidental dis charge of a He was able to leave the hospital after emergency Labor to Appeal British Major Slain By Woman at Pola 10 British De Win was shot to death by a woman today In inter nationalAdriatic port naval base awarded to Yugoslavia In the the Italian peace British military ottlceert A mass evacuation of the Italians In Pola In Romei the solemn1 vahce of the treaty signing tered around the tomb or the Unknown Soldier of First WOrld degenerated few disorderly Student and hoodlums ranged through the Carlo thelorelgn mln will broadcast to Ian people tomorrow a protest sent to the foreign ministries of 20 countries which were at war with Sirens summoned Italians to observe a 10minute period of silence at tWahour the treaty was signed In and four other nations today signed peace treaties with Allies sheared r all of them of armed Dower MP the blessings of Judge Frank th billion dollar portalpay1 appeared destined today to Congress and Jhe SupremVttour for final Labor attorneys to carI 20 Allied nations ry Judge Picardsdecision dismiss Representatives of Italy and Yu were rf i wag a party In ng the Clemens Pottery which had objected to case to tho Nations hjghesf court I the Italian peace both and maintained it would have Jit1 signed the pact at le or no bearing on hundreds of ther portal suits on file in other Spokesmen for American Indus from which some s sought portal general y commended the Many that revision of the air labor standards wagehour ct still was As for Plcard he has xpressed on numerous occasions a wish that the would be ap Continued on Page 98 Turnout at Elections in Russia First returnsfrom yesterdays elections indicated today that 98 percent of the electorate voted for Supreme Soviet Parliament deputies in seven of Russians union publics and in 16 autonomous Some predicted that a full count would show a percent Millions of other Russians braved the winters cqldest weather to vote between 6 and Newspa pers told how ballot boxes were taken even into delivery homes so that mothers who had just given birth to child ren might Court Use of Taxes on Catholic School Transportation 7 W The Supreme spotting 5 to ruled today that nubile school raised by may be used to pay for transportation of children to Catholic parochial The in a New Jersey came over the question of what it takes to constitute estab lishment of religion which is for bidden by the The majority ruled that the New Jersey law is social or public bone fit and that no person may be excluded from the benefits of such legislation by reason of his It held that the benefit to the church was The held that the pay ment contravene the prohibition in the first Amendment tp the against taxation of a citi zen for the support of beliefs to which he is The volumnious opinions in the case filled 73 printed Justice Black delivered the courts majority Justice dissented in strong with the concurrence of Justices Jackson and Jackson also wrote a special dis sent in which Frankfurter The decision was given on appeal filed by a New Jersey tax payer who protested that such use of money raised by taxation amounted to public support of a re ligious He contended this was a violation of the funda mental American principle of sep aration of church and Counsel for the school board in volved replied that U states may provide textbooks for public and private schools a practice unan imously approved by Court ir 1930 they bo permitted to provld Alton The treaty was the first and most of five with German satellite t Until two daVs Yugoslav officials had insisted that their not sign the Italians had indicated they would sign Both countries had previously claimed Italian Vepezls t Of the treaty gives part to more to makes yittW Trieste a free Foreign Minister Bidault Of France presided at the signing of treaties between satellites and 20 victor states in the Euro pean phase of World War The delegations assembled foreign ministrys Salon De LHor loge Clock The treaty lay on a table in a room behind the Salon De La Paix Peace No Explanation by Its alphabetical standing in the list of was the nineteenth delegation called to sign the Italian When Bidault pronounced the Yugoslav the entire delegation walked around the table to the Salon De La Paix and affixed There were no speeches and no explanation of Yugoslavias change In attitude was The Italian delegation followed Bidault then declared the ceremony and the rep resentatives began filing The Polish delegate was not pres ent but would sign Bidault entered the plushy red andgold Salon De LHorloge just as the big clock for which the room was named struck 11 Repre sentatives of 19 other Allied na tions were at their places around a green table with two vacant for the welcoming the noted that todays treaty signing would end six years of merciless struggle and expressed the hope that the ceremony would bind the former enemies Into theinterna tional family and enablethem to contribute to the organization of At the Italian delegates They took their places si welcoming declared the session formally The signing began at What They Low The five pacts deprive the de feated nations of much a large part of their defense forces and tf   

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