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Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 8, 1953, Alton, Illinois Alton evening Telegraph member of the associated press. 5c per copy. Vol. Xviii no. 175 Alton ill., saturday a gust 8, 1953 16 pages established january 15, 1836 Patti Roberson body returning Home by plane to year old girl was victim of Accident while Riding pet horse the body of pretty talented 10-year-old Patti Roberson fatally injured Friday when she was thrown from her horse at Ardmore okla will be flown bark to Wood River j this week end in a plane chartered out of civic memorial Airport. Patti was completing three weeks of instruction in trick Riding on her Shetland Type horse a a champs j when she was thrown and the horse kicked her in the had and dragged her Tome distance along the ground. I i a w Are of Patti was the daughter of or. Mrs. B. L. Roberson Rosewood Heights who unaware their daughter had been critically Hurt j were driving in their car toward Ardmore to visit her and their son. Tony 14, at the trick Riding ranch. An Uncle of patties or. G. V. Gay continues col. Johnston traffic Marks ends36year, a or. A i in military As safety Aidi col. Johnson j. . Army and air Forte career a turn lines arc painted was highlighted by balloon races a. Or t. A a a it a both country and Europe at iwo intersections i Patti Roberson police report one incident of mischief seen dangerous two Street intersections regarded As hazardous were marked with curved a turn lines by the City streets department today. The turn stripes were painted on Henry St. At k. Ninth St. To keep vehicles in their proper Lane in moving in and out of ninth St. Also a single turn Stripe was painted to guide traffic from i he North making the turn from Alby St. At has ended 36 years in the military service. Son of the late or. And mrs. James Johnston of Alton he is one of the few free balloon and Airship pilots left in the country. Rut he finished his career with a tour of teaching in Hawaii. Word received from him today disclosed to had settled in Vineburg Calif. W Ith his wife and his sister miss Margaret Johnston. Col. Johnston entered the service 12th St. The markings May be in 1915 when he 3oinwl the Roth somewhat extended later it was to fld artillery Section while a Stu said should experience indicate Dan a he University of Illinois the need. His first Active service was at the City Engineer Fairfield said to mexican Border during the 1916 in Day that Hie streets department for cd Dent Over Villa s raids. After an next week has a further program 0,her year of College he rejoined of traffic markings most of them the army in 1917, won his commis thursday night s barrage of complaints to the police about boys Roberson flew from civic memory throwing missiles was followed by Ial to Ardmore Friday morning Only one Friday night. Shortly when Tony telephoned that Patti of or 6 p m. Someone complained was Hurt. The girls parents did not. _ that a group of five boys were learn of the injury until 7 p. In. Friday at Oklahoma in a Tooey into the sunken Patti never regained conscious Garden area of Dormann Circle at Ness. She died two hours after seventh and Easton Sis. For control of parking in interest of safety. Center striping Center striping of several main Sion in the Field artillery. Detailed to the air service in 1918, As an Aerial observer he had been ordered to port of embark travel de routes mainly on the Hon when the armistice was signed. She fell. A twist in events before her death had made a difference in her possible Fate. She had been told by her instructor that she must get horse with a longer legs. By Telephone she told her father a i can to give up a champs her father assured her he would get her a larger horse but she could keep a a champs. Patti was a talented skater tap Danver and was an exceptional student at school. Returning by Plana her Mother and brother were to return from Ardmore by plane today while her father and Uncle returned by automobile. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete. Patties older Sisters Are in route to Rosewood Heights. Mrs. K. Z. Bowden or. Of Virginia Beach. A. And her husband with miss Peggy Roberson 19. Are returning together As miss Roberson was visiting mrs. Row Den. One Uncle or. F. D. Roberson of Rosewood Heights is at Home when a patrolman caught up w Ith the boys a aged 9 to 13 a the group had moved on and the Only suspicious thing to be noted was bulging pockets. The bulges it was found were due to Green apples a the youngsters had their pockets filled. Am in the group denied throwing at Flowers in the Park they said they just tossed a few apples As they passed. They were dismissed with a had been warning a and were told that eat to get a ing the Green apples might have even More serious consequences to them than falling into the clutches of the Law. How a Street Light at fourth and state came to be broken was re state route extensions through the City remains to be done As soon As a state Highway Crew can be detailed Here. Engineer Fairfield said this program is definitely scheduled. But the state has met some delay in pushing its program until a Point is reached where Alton May have Benefit of the states striping mechanism. Meantime the City has a lot of other markings of its own to be done and these Are to he pushed ahead As rapidly As possible. Several weeks ago Engineer Fairfield undertook a project with backing of mayor Struif to have he spent three Tours of duty in Hawaii in 1920 with the first observation Squadron at Ford Island where he was appointed commanding officer in 1921, he returned to balloon and Airship school at Scott Field where he graduated As an Airship Pilot. Soon afterwards he competed in National balloon races from Little Rock. Ark. To Raleigh and in the Gordon Bennett International balloon races from Antwerp Belgium to Northern Germany placing second in both races. He spent his second tour in Seoul All traffic safety markings either As a pm utile officer of Luke americans military might in de Fassett cts on Plain during the War he was in com by signs or paint Given adequate attention. Some authorized markings or signs had disappeared some never carried it was found Complete listing Fairfield and City clerk Price with Rand of the 54th service group at assistance of Alderman Gleiber Dacca India which supported the checked Back through ordinance British army in the Burma Cam records for almost 15 years. I pm it Inmany c conflicts i again returning to this country Fairfield said today that Many he became commanding officer of Field in 1933-35. Returning to i hts sense of War battered South Korea country he assumed command of if Rod a mtg break the truce and Texas f leads air Force base and of Mitchol Fields air Force base in the years preceding world War ii prisoner Swap brings Home 90 americans 112 . Personnel Are slated to be freed tonight by Mux Farneti Panmunjom a a some laughter and Joy came to Panmunjom today As 90 americans returned to Freedom in obviously better health and spirits than those liberated in the first three Days of the great korean prisoner Exchange. There were few maimed and Haggard men in today a group. The reds sent Back 250 South koreans 90 americans 35 Turk and 25 British a total of 400. They said sunday s group of 400 will include 250 Roks 112 americans 21 British. 13 turks 2 australians i Canadian and i filipino. The 112 americans will be the biggest shipment of u. S. Troops so far in four Days of a operation big switch and will bring the total of americana returned to 230 the reds have promised to Send Back 3.313 americans among 12,763 sign Mutual defense pact a s. Sec or try of state John of Ter Dulles right and Rou a a Quot Quot d Pok korean foreign minister Pyun Tai sign the Mutual defense pact at the presidents Man con inso r _ exch new Seoul today. Looking on is pre Dent syr i Nan rime and prime minister a. Too can f ? re not Quot Quot a right to left map wire photo a radio Horn Tokyo of 1,205 r0k&Quot 3,1 am Ltd and. 141 turks 126 British. 34 filipinos 21 colombians 7 a French 6 australians and i each belgian Canadian greek and South african. Cader hot slim the prisoners released saturday rolled out of Tho North in red trucks under a broiling Sun. One tarried a skin drum and another wore a red and White Cap. Standing out brightly against the Dull hint pow clothing. Eighty were negroes Many from the old 24th regiment disbanded two years ago when the army abolished racial segregation. The returnees were exuberant. A will Well old Chap pall malls no less a one quipped to it. Louis Balent of Summerville n. J., when the military policeman dumped a Security pact now in members up to . Senate by William c. Barnard it a a treaty pledging set to resist new attacks again was initiated Here attack today. The Mutual Security pact which must win u. S. Senate approval was initiated by Secretary of state John Foster Dulles and Rok foreign minister Pyun Yung Tai the ceremonies in sealed to the police by a Chance conflicts had been found in Ordi Michigan Selfridge air Force witness w to paid the desk sergeant j Nance provisions hut that the i base and later Wen to the first air a Call Friday evening after Reading study made has been most help Force at Mitchel base. A newspaper Story of the previous j Ful and that the requirements As he served As Deputy chairman of evenings missile throwing Eidem to traffic markings now Are a fair the subcommittee for Southwest i. Icly Well s. On facilities and services. Or the witness said that several in several cases As Many a turning to Hawaii he was professor and another Uncle or. W. V. Rober youths late thursday night stepped three successive traffic ordinance of air science and tactics at the Ion and his wife were informed by from a car to hurl a garage of amendments have been enacted j University of Hawaii Telephone to Yellowstone Park stones at the Light. When it went i All relating to the same thing a which was a Stop on their vacation out they jumped Back in the Auto a usually parking restrictions and they Are returning. Mobile and sped on. I continued on Page j. Col. I or. And mrs. B. L. Roberson had syn Man Rhee a Hillside mansion packing guns climaxed four Days of important conferences Between Rhee and Dulles. United nations n. Y. A a u. S. Report to the i nixed nations has disclosed that the 16 u. N. I i members who fought in Korea Are Ops i Abl Ops pledged to resist any new attack on South Korea even if fighting Chicago up heavily armed to should spread beyond korean lice closed in Ashr big plane Borders. Arrived at Midway Airport from Britain and Canada quickly de new York Friday. Dared however that the Promise the Pilot had radioed ahead. The did not commit them to any Del. A a a Quot Lnla a Quot Elm president hostess saw two male passengers invite course of action. A Canadian it came As it. N. Headquarters in new York announced that 16 Allied nations with troops in Korea have promised to take up arms again in the event of a new communist attack. But Britain and one other child a son who would have been the oldest child who died at eight months of age. Ret press says editor has passport revoked new York up a the daily worker communist newspaper said Friday the passport of ifs european editor has been revoked. The paper made Public its protest to Secretary of state Foster Dulles. For cooperation in nationalistic China while serving in Chi and other service medals. Some a Bug a found state Park admission charges of Tornado Brill Quot few kicks officials say Lasso Quot a by Don Chamberlain i Revenue will be used for land a Telegraph correspondent qui Sitison repair and improvement Springfield although some of the Parks. A a hugs have been found in collecting admission fees at seven Illi John Nois state Parks the operation is going ahead with a minimum of a spokesman for the paper said i complaints state conservation and the state department revoked state Park officials said today european editor Joseph Starobin a after More than two weeks of a passport thursday when he arrived Peri enee. The state started collect from abroad for a visit. He did not my to cent admission fees under a what reason if any was Given., a new stale Law on july 24. The skips local a Roo Atlon at dusk Friday was As Calm As a Green speckled Toad on a Rock in the Sun while winds of hurry an Force hit part of St. Louis Mission charge by most of the peo county and St. In Xii. Pie visiting Illinois Parks said what was called the a Tail of a Glen Palmer Yorkville director of Tornado socked the Missouri the state department of conserve Highway patrol s 330-foot radio lion which has supervision Over Tower West of Lindbergh blvd. In the state Park system. A we Are St. Louis county and the steel a the department has been gratified by the reception of the and after 90 years Watts Homestead ownership Fili ally out of family hands sure that this new source of Park i funds will More than repay those using our Parks in the years to come. Every Effort will he made to utilize these funds for the Benefit of All of the people of our attendance off Robert g. Miley Harrisburg superintendent of the state Parks division said it is too Early to Sale of the Watts Homestead on Godfrey re. To or. And mrs. Lloyd and their six daughters. Watts was Horn in England and id the effect of the of me Arf Noshin. Mor Gnu a l. Lyles has been announced by came to Alton in the 1850�?Ts. Mis. The Fred Weber Agency. By this transaction he Homestead passes from the Possession of one of Godfrey a oldest and cd known families which had owned it for nearly 90 years. Watts was the former Ellen Padgett whose family had moved from Virginia to the Palmyra neighbourhood. Miss Mattie Watts was Bron Mission charge on the attendance at the seven Parks. As of now. He said it is hard to Tell the difference but if he were to he pressed for a statement one Way or the other it would he that there has been a slight drop off attributable chiefly to had Voca her the first Canada later hedged their commit he holds the legion of Merit the meal Bronze Star the Brest decoration. I Dulles and Rhee. In a joint statement issued As the Security pact was initiated hailed their work As i a an important contribution to the development of Independence and Freedom in the far they also announced a United states Korea agreement to walk out of the forthcoming political conference if both feel after 90 Days that the communists Are a exploit j mgr efforts to achieve peace in Korea. Dulles his Mission to Korea completed. Flew to Tokyo saturday evening on the first leg of i trip Back to Washington. Base . Troops in Korea the Security pact agreed upon by Dulles and Rhee provides for Basing american troops in Korea. But the Secretary of state told a Newt conference that a we want to get our armed forces Home As soon As it consistent with our the two governments swapped ideas and drafted plans for working Side by hide to achieve peace just As they did in fighting the War. Dulles said. The joint Rhee Dulles statement said they Hope their Exchange of views a will establish a preparatory foundation for coordinated efforts at the political the High level International talks according to the armistice terms. Spokesman said any move to meet detective it. William Walsh a new attack would he taken Only spied the men. He politely asked after consultations among the 16 them if they a like a a a lift Down nations. Town. They accepted and of. Walsh signing of the pledge july 27 and his men sped the pair to police was revealed in almost Inutile Headquarters. Fashion Here Friday in a special Al Headquarters the pair read report on the korean armistice ily produced their guns. They also negotiations. Showed their identity cards. One the pledge was signed by the was a Cap a in the other a Linden United states Britain France ant on the new York polite Force. Australia. Belgium colombres faced Chicago police drove Canada Ethiopia Greece Luxem-1 the two to their Loop hotel. Bourg. The Philippines the Neth a we saved cab fare a said the errands new zealand. Thailand new yorkers i Turkey and South afric a. 2 barriers raised to new assaults Skeleton Structure folded in the Middle like a tin Bauble. Electric Power was interrupted of some Points across the Rivers in Missouri torrential rain fell and Jupiter Pluvus made Par with Hail i a was big As while All this was going on several Miles away Alton c Almly observed the summer Sunset with by Joh v m. la Washington up the United states and its allies have raised two powerful harriers to any new communist assault on South Korea. But no Public answer has been Given to question whether this c country c an prevent South korean president syn Man Rhee from taking up arms against the reds again six months heme. The United states reported to the United nations late Friday that Malenkos says russians have a bomb also Moscow .1 Premier George Malenkos announced to the Su-15 it n. Members with troops in preme soviet ipad Lamenti today Korea have signed with the United the United states no longer has states a declaration warning the the monopoly of the Hydrogen communists that if they violate the bomb. Than mountainous dark Clouds on the Western horizon the Clouds As night fell. Gave the illusion of being a Distant Range of the Rockies. When the Watts family resided on the Sale was made for miss mat Prospect St. In Alton and she was week end the pan Vas in operate w atts the last of her family two years old when the family mov to who is 90 years old and resides at de to the Godfrey farm. William Allen Peoria supervise St. Anthony s infirmary. Mesa Watt resided alone in the of de operations for the Park old Home for to Vears for the system said Stormy weather Hurt or. And mrs Lyles who now re-ok1 Nome for 1u it ears Roi inc past 212 years she has been at the infirmary rooms in the House Are about the same size All Large. Miss Side at 3200 James Ter., Are the parents of eight children. Lyles is employed at Shell Oil co. Refinery. The place e has been in Possession of the Watts family since 1864. When the late William Watts father of miss Mattie Watts purchased the 100-acre farm and the farmhouse. He moved there with his Large family after deposing of his grocery store on w. Third St. In Alton. Watts enlarged the House from time to time. It is now a nine room dwelling substantially built according to the practice of Long years ago the House still is attendance at starved Roc k Park near Lasalle the week end of july 26 and 27 hut that on the following week end it aug. 1-2 the attendance the Midsummer heat wave has been broken. In the last four Days Murt a pm by oct. 27. The 100-Topping maximum temper the talks Are aimed at finding natures have vanished from the a Way Unte North and South weather records at Alton dam. Korea by peaceful Means and fix top temperatures hav e been tues a it a a time for withdrawal of Chi Day 88, wednesday 86, thursday Nysp and l a forces from the 83 and Friday 84. Peninsula. The lowest temperature for Sovil of or armistice the a n. Countries will fight and the fight probably will reach beyond the boundaries of Korea. Although two signers Britain and Canada made it Clear they were not committing themselves in Advance to strike at red China itself the declaration raised such a a possibility if chinese forces were again involved with North koreans in a drive to conquer All Korea in the past the u. S. Allies Wen strongly Malenkos made the announcement in a speech devoted largely to economic matters hut which touched also on defense. His appearance before both houses of parliament Carne a a Surprise. He strode purposefully to the Rostrum carrying his speech in a Black folder. Speaking quietly and quickly Malenkos was not interrupted until he referred to the defense strength of the soviet Union. That Watts recalled that her father in was no Umal he said that approx adding a room would remark a with All the rooms the same size old carpets Tan he moved mately 10 000 Urie at starved the first August a ppm end and that a total of s680 was collected at the from one room to another As we Rae of the 1� rat admissions for each car and adult. Children under 12 Are admitted free Miley said there have been few get new ones without any need to Cut Down the size of the old All the original Watts estate of complaints. He estimated one Gripe too acres about a mile and a Quad t0 about each Hundred persons Ter South of Monticello College has and said about half a dozen letters been sold off in tracts until Only of complaint have Ben received the old Frame Homestead remained. Miley said he finds the general miss Mattie Watts found the Public in sympathy with the and in sturdy condition it Apabla of he House too much for one person Mission charge. People he said ing modernized by the new own an j decided to go to the infer Don object to it but do insist that or a Mary. Later came her decision to the Money from the admissions dial weeks was recorded Friday i last night. If was 64. Area resident conditioned to sweatshop heat in the last two months hauled blankets out of closets and snuggled Down to Long awaited peaceful snoozes. Snoozing in the classical sense of the word of course has been 90 Days the United slates and South Korea see a that the conference is being exploited by the communist delegates mainly to infiltrate propagandize or otherwise Embarrass the Republic of Korea a the two nations will walk out. They said. The conference almost certainly would collapse if these two coun opposed to any military action i brought cheers from the deputies restly against red China on the As they cheered he paused and ground it might set off world War Mofied his forehead with a handle Ini inned on Page 7, col. 3. Kerchief. And passed them around. A be Light be Bright it sure it Good to he Back to this Little Piec of the old i. a Man do you realize we Are in the Usa a a lied per. Frank j. Quarles of Hopkinsville by. As his truck pulled into the Exchange Point. A i just can to keep my Mouth shut a or said a it was a Long trip and a sick seeing a Convoy of singing red North koreans driving up the Road the americans yelled and hooted. A we might As w ii sing too shall we give him a Little blues boys a deeper note a deeper note was struck by the turks and South koreans. Their hatred of their captor was so intense that scores Tore off their chinese prison uniforms in Simn Vaneous acts of Defiance. Communist prisoners too followed the urge to shed their garments and the u. N. Road from Guiuan to Panmunjom was littered with american army gear Wool and Cotton fatigue clothing mess kits toilet articles and almost everything else issued to the sullen reds. Although the return of american British and other u. N. Prisoners went off much As scheduled by the reds the communists showed be such precision with the Roks. Allied officers complained that the lists of Rok prisoners sent Back were grossly out of order and were frankly a a weather Alton and Vicinity fair tonight and sunday. Highest temperature today in Low 80s. Lowest sunday morning about 60. Highest in Middle 80s sunday afternoon. A liver stages or a Frt i a m. in . Pool 418.86 i tailgater 102 99 w Bur t k m. Fuck a Dan a stage 7.51 Rise 1.23 feared reprisals report american a a informers were afraid of liberation from communist prison Gimps difficult this Summe. Hot Breeze rip pulled out. Official quarters less nights have made slumber Karpe. Fitful for Many. The Art of snoozing has returned in Vogue with the temperature drop. At 8 a. In. Today the Mercury was at 65. Fiery president Rhee has ram by Jim Becker Freedom Village Korea a two liberated americans said to Ltd ored for Allied support of resum Day some american prisoners re my the War if unification is not achieved and the walkout becomes a fart. Fused to leave North korean Pris eight a progressives a or red sympathizers but he did t think that was Why they refused repatriation a i believe they were talked int it for the sole reason that they hater scarce in Hong Kong Hong Kong v a water Short but the Dulles Rhee statement said the two nations if they leave age in Hong Kong forced the pub the talks will a consult further re who turned Down repatriation were lie works department to Cut water Garding the attainment of a in hated because they had turned in had Benn killed by fellow prisoners. Cpl. Thomas Murray of Baltimore md., who spent 32 months in a red stockade said definitely he knew of eight americans who were scarred to come Back a the on Camps Only Bec Ause they feared turned Down a Chance to return 23-year-old Murray said. I to Freedom because a they were. Kaiser Olin scared to come Hack. I Murray Friday told newsmen he knew of seven americans who re reprisals by both my n fellow captives. Said the americans he said bitterly of one ,. ,.,. A a a a rat a Squealer. If fuse repatriation but today Mitt Mattie to Atis was the Young sell the old place. The next last of must he Vav up in the form of Park Servic e today to 7u hours daily fled free and Independent Korea former for the reds. He came across dip line i doubt i changed the figure to eight. He est of a family of seven. A son her family a sister mrs Ida Watts i improvement a and of course the a decrease of 2 hours. Which is the Post War goal the a we had quite a hit of that a d he would have lived to get Here sail he had a counted. Died in infancy and a he House was Libbey died in 1945 at Maxwell a s specific we c a. Or y use taps May he run from 6-9.30 United states set for itself during said Cpl. Tommie Hampton of Chi it Sald sex were a White and two occupied by or. And mrs. . M. She was 86. continued on Page 7, col. 3 a. In. And 5-9 p. In. continued on Page 3, col. I Cage. He said one a Stool Pigeon i Murray said prisoners called the continued on Page 3, col. 8.

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