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Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 28, 1955, Alton, Illinois Have Telegraph sent to Yoe on your vacation Alton evening Telegraph serving the Alton Community Lor Mare than Jio yet it a weather Alton Nero i portly Cloudy fete afternoon tonight and we Kwh Day afternoon temperature in Middle spa today and Wedney Day Low wednesday morning Oft. 18 pages Humbert Alby Junction pushed Edwardsville Purchase negotiations Are in Progress for the final two tracts of land needed for a better connection Between Alby Road and Humbert Road North of Alton county Highway supt. Harry a. Kluge told the Telegraph today. Right of Way agreements on Only two Small pieces of prop. Erty Are yet to be obtained before plans already prepared by his office for the proposed improved connection Between the two highways Are submitted to the Madison county Board of supervisors for final approval Kluge said. The project Calls for elimination of present traffic hazards created by the Steep wooden overpass Over the pm amp of Railroad tracks at the North end of Alby Road and straightening of Sharp curves where the oiled Road forms a connection with Lack topped Humbert Road. Kluge office is hopeful that the Board of supervisors right of Way committee can successfully Complete Purchase negotiation for the last two hits at property required in time for approval at the county Board s july session. Plans for the project prepared by the county Highway department include a Grade crossing with Flasher signal lights at the North end of Alby rd., similar to the crossing Protection provided Humbert where it also crosses the gym tracks near upper Alton. That will mean elimination of the Steep wooden overpass now crossing the Railroad tracks. Other improvements contemplated in the 1.800-foot project at the North end of Alby re. Are the straightening of Sharp curves where the oiled Road approaches the Railroad track and connects with Humbert. A partial appropriation for the project covering preliminary expenses and right of Way Purchase has been made by the Board of supervisors an additional appropriation of county motor fuel tax refunds is to be requested to defray the actual construction coat after Pinna Are submitted for final approval of the Board. The county Board at its june session approved right of Way agreements totalling $3,599 with Emma e. Ruckman for an 80-acre tract bought for $2,400, and an award of $1,199 for damage to adjoining land unrequited for right of Way. The Board also approved an agreement reached by its right of Way committee with Charles w. Nelson for payment of $50 for 300 Square feet of land needed for the Alby re. Improvement. An Early Call for bids hinges upon Success of the negotiation stepped for the last two tracts required and Board action to approve the plans prepared Kluge a office explained. Would restore peace ship project funds by Job Hall Washington arsenate republicans planned a floor fight to Day to restore funds for president Eisenhower a demonstration peace ship project. Sen. Hickenlooper a Iowa told a reporter in Advance of debate on the measure that he would offer an amendment to the atomic Energy commission construction Bill to put Money Back for the ship. However sen. Anderson do no chairman of the Senate House atomic Energy committee said he was ready to Back his group s action in knocking out the 21 million dollars asked by Eisenhower for a reactor to run the ship. The House passed the Bill which authorized $267,709,000 in dec construction projects by voice vote after Brief debate monday. House gop leaders did not seek to restore the ship reactor Money. The president had asked that such a move be made after the democratic majority on the joint committee stripped the 21 million from the Bill last week. The Bill authorizes funds for atomic projects Over the country. It includes five millions for the program announced by the president june la to help other nations build atomic Power reactors. River stages w. Bureau 7 . Sam Laval 7 . Lock dam is Zero 395.48 Rise .26 Pool 418.77 stage 5.69 Tai Heater 40117 Law promises Aid in drive on gangsters Belleville. Ii a it Law enforcement officials have agreed to cooperate in a drive to solve re $50,000 sought in deaths Edwardsville William rent gang style shootings include j Webb 22. Of Meadowbrook filed ing one murder and to crack down1 a $50,000 damage suit in circuit on racing news services operating court Here late monday for Iota the area. Writes and loss of earning As Richard t. Carter St. Blair the result of an Auto Obue Bot county states attorney called Ai tied Gas truck collision near Bethalto almost two years ago which Cost the lives of his wife and Small daughter. He named As defendant Homer Henke 16 years of age Ami a special meeting Here monday that a attended by St. Clair county Belleville East St. Louis St. Louis and state authorities. Carter after me two hour closed a a _ meeting told newsmen officers resident of Moro at the time of generally agreed the slaying of j the tragedy. Fred Koenig last week was related Webb averred in his complaint to his horse racing activities that he a driving a truck the body of Koenig convicted along an oiled country Road Black Market operator and one time from his Home at Meadowbrook St. Louis politician was found toward Bethalto when the a stuffed in the trunk of his Cadillac machine was struck by Henkes car parked on an East St. Louis i car at an intersection with a Street wednesday. He had been North South oiled Road. Injuries shot twice. He sustained and Joss of earnings Carter did t elaborate on Hoe v were the basis of his $50,000 suit nig s racing activities but sheriff s Webb s wife Dorothy 21, and deputies earlier reported Koenig 2�?~,-year-old daughter. Linda actually it fwd three horses now Diane were killed in the Colin Runng at nearby Fairmount race Sion and fire caused by expo track although they were Regia Sion of propane Gas tanks on tired in another name. Deputies the truck news accounts of the 5c per copy. Member of the associated Prest car recovered Calls red pilots a trigger Happy Hai Ling Paul Bryants car from the River just upstream from Alton hater co. Pumping Plant. Recovery of the automobile followed by five Days recovery of the drowned body of the South Roxana by Don Hayes. Paul Bryants car found in River located by drag Hooks. The missing red convertible of Paul Bryant 17, South Roxana youth found drowned last wednesday a pulled from the Mississippi a Short distance upstream from Alton water co. Pumping Plant at 6 p. In. Monday. Said they believe Koenig had promised to have some races but had been unsuccessful. Frank Buster Weidman reputed rackets Boss in the area and racing new distribution in general also came for discussion at the meeting. Wort in an is sought for questioning in the Koenig slaying. Al Bott East St. Louis detective chief said monday that Koenig was shot with a .38 Caliper automatic pistol the same Type of gun from which shots were fired at the Cadillac of his pals blimey t. Chick Havey jr., and Kenneth Mueller last month. Mueller was wounded in this shooting. Repatriation is offered 3 americans Seoul a a three american soldiers who refused repatriation after the korean War but now want to go Home will be Given one last Chance to turn Back if they appear at Panmunjom. Quot they will be informed they will be subject to the Laws of the United states and responsible for any acts they might have a . Embassy spokesman said today. He made the press briefing on procedure to be followed if the Trio Are released in Korea. Tragedy related. He was seriously burned and listed in critical condition in the Hospital after the Accident. House eyes foreign Aid Bill Washington a a Bill to authorise new foreign Aid spending of More than 3 >4 billion dollars came tor House action today with critics aiming to pare it Down in size. In Advance of debate on the $3,-285.800,000 global Aid program. Chairman Richard a so of the foreign affairs committee told newsmen i Hope the Bill will not be Cut appreciably. The Bill passed by the Senate is already Cut 139 million dollars president Eisenhower requested 3�?Ti billion dollars in foreign assistance funds for the bookkeeping year beginning Friday aside from the Money cuts the House Bill is substantially in the form outlined by the administration. The Bill is merely an authorization which sets a ceiling on foreign Aid spending a actual funds will be voted Separ a a lately. A Sharp attack was levelled at ,. The program in a minority report a pack prep by four Republican mein Sonville Tex. Otho g. Bell olym Art Dalton a. Red China s piping radio has stated arrangements Are being made for their return. The spokesman said if the five Are freed in Korea it most Likely will take place at a meeting of the military armistice commission. Willard o. Brown first Secretary of the embassy Here would Fly to the commissions joint Security area inform them of their rights have them examined by a doctor if necessary and then Fly them Back to Seoul if they still want to come the spokesman said. Here once final identification has been made they would be offered passports to the United states and help in getting there. Quot they Are civilians All three have been Dis honorable discharge they Are free As the air and can see anyone they desire a the spokesman said. Quot there will be no red carpet for these Fellows. We Are not prejudging them but. A blames taxes for cigarette consumption drop Virginia Beach. A. A the Sharp drop in cigarette consumption in the last two years is due to a never increasing taxes rather than fear of a link Between smoking and cancer representatives of the tobacco Industry were told Here monday. F. M. Parkinson of Richmond va., director of the tobacco Council said the Council had Quot ample statistical data to support such a claim. He called for a halt in the imposition of additional taxes by states or municipalities. Federal taxes on cigarettes average about 8 cents per pack. Taxes imposed by states and municipalities vary widely. Ber of Richards committee. The j�1 Wiliam a c0w s 1 n e r s Arete representatives Church of Illinois. Bentley of Michigan Adair of Indiana and Lawrence Smith of Wisconsin. They contended the Aid program should be critically reappraised before new funds Are authorized. State Park fee study nears vote Springfield. Special legislation calling for repeal of the state admission fee at grand Marais state Park East St. I Hiis and creation of a commission to make a study of the fee system at six other state Parks is at final passage stage in the House of the Illinois general Assembly. Both proposals were advanced to House final passage monday. They already have been approved by the Senate and if passed today or tomorrow will go to gov. William g. Stratton for his consideration also advanced to House passage was another Bill which originally provided for return of grand Marais Park to East St. Louis or the East St. Louis Park District or to St. Clair county or be sold at Public auction but which was amended to make a mild version of the original Bill. Under an amendment offered by rep. Alan j. Dixon Belleville and adopted by the House the Bill provides that the state conservation department May give the Park or an acceptable part of it away and retain what is left As a conservation District. Dixon said the amendment was agreed to by the conserva continued of Page 15, col. I it was 50 feet from Shore in about 12 feet of water. The Igni Hon twitch was on was in Low gear. Rest on its Side. Apparently it had been driven into the water Down a Gravelled incline used by Small boat owners to launch their Craft it was some 50 feet downstream from the Point where the Gravelled runway meets the water. After several Days search the Conri a e v. A a cum a Seoul a a South Korea s Mill Arva a % found of or flip Hooks off i 4 a Kinta itary Chi f predicted today the a Barge Tow of William red rom. Fri Kuk. A communists will launch a new j r i Aho by s towboat Linda. O a it u., a a a. Flaherty we a of duty Alton a Quot or. The Igni and the car a pc it came to i icy War in Asia by 1958 policeman and Bryant s father Gen. Lee Hyung Keun chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. That was the Day North korean i. Formed by the new Bonk g rumbled arc the my. Per of he Lake and the old Hank of Quot a tempt a a a a it it he la of the Lake and the old Bank of a a the River formed by the Stream 5ep�?obbc of Kore in one a Hub a Quot a _ a _ . Wow. Before Alton dam was built. Police examined the automobile after it was towed from the River to Raper Tow service Jot on Pearl Street. The car was waterlogged and covered with River mud. Nothing was found in it to shed further Light on the mystery of the South Roxana lad s death. Young Bryant had driven away from Church in Wood River on sunday night. June 19, and was not seen alive again his body was found three Days later floating in Alton Lake. Finding of the car fails to Clear the mystery although the possibly of foul play was lessened since it has been established the car was in the River As expected and had not been stolen. Ques Are still sought to explain the mysterious nocturnal trombone solos reported heard by fishermen on the sunday night Bryant disappeared. The sound emanated from normans Quarry. Three religious songs were played Over and Over from Midnight to 4 a. In. Bryant played trombone in the band of gospel Tabernacle Church Wood River but that night he had left his trombone at Church. A member of gospel Tabernacle Church said monday night the three songs reportedly played by some unknown musician on that night of june 19 were not favourites of the gospel Tabernacle congregation As police had been informed earlier. One of the hymns the informant said was known and May have been played by the Church band. It is Quot Rock of Ages. But the other two hymns recognized and identified by fishermen who heard the eerie concert were said to be unknown a1 the Church and not included in the band repertoire. A spokesman of gospel Tabernacle Church today pointed out it is possible the car gears were shifted into Low during the process of hauling the vehicle from the River. Tuna Clipper lost in explosion fire san Diego Calif. A a tuna Clipper valued at $225,000 by its owners was lost in an explosion and fire monday 20 Miles Southwest of Here. The eight crewmen were rescued unhurt. The Northern Light broke in two applause. So did the bears. And Sank alter the blast. Have to use borrowed boats in the and traffic jams were few. Famed Henley Royal starting wednesday. Regatta Earl Bryant had been search a and a Hen a code a a my near the Shoreline along my worse Han june 25, 1950,&Quot said Adams memorial Highway the car had rolled under water evidently Down the slope Lee said in an interview his nation now fears air planes not tanks. Quot North Korea has seven air divisions and 40 air he said Seal made on huge catch Basin House kills Bill for Auto Speed limit steel strike set thursday Midnight Pittsburgh a it a nationwide steel strike at Midnight thursday Hung in the balance today As top negotiators of . Steel corp. And the Cio United steelworkers gathered for a negotiating session. A strike already has been authorized unless big steel and the companies which usually follow the worlds largest producer can come with a wage increase acceptable to the big Union. Big steel has shown no indication that it will the Ante in a counter proposal but some observers thought this was entirely possible. Macdonald has said the steel offer is about half the Cost of settlements at Ford and general motors. The Auto contracts included a 20-cent-an-hour package Deal providing Layoff compensation plus a 6-cent raise for hourly workers. . Steel which employs about 150.000 of the 600.000 members in the Basic steel Industry has offered a wage hike of about to cents an hour. Charging they were built in Quot entirely is the Anh elation of the armistice agree swot of the Union headed by David Washington a Secretary of i slate Dulles today blamed Quot trigger j Happy russian pilots for the shoot hog Down of an american Navy j patrol plane off Alaska last week. Quot so far we doubt that represents a considered policy on the i part of the soviet Union. A Dulles i said. A certainly we Hope Dulles statement. In effect Springfield. Ill Ipp the ii Impre Cating the significance of the not House today Defeated a Bill p11 be incident came at a new an Odd bit of old time sewer,0 by passenger car Speed limits conf Imbt. Hrar a president i construct too a a King size Mas Ion highways at 63 Miles an hour to anti Arr had talked Over the of onry catch Bast a was being to daytime and 55 at night. A r during plan trip monday sealed today with an especially the proposal which had passed n�?~6bt from Maine to Washington reinforced Section of the Cen i to Senate fell three votes shy of consider reparation trial ave. Pavement slab. The 77 required for approval. There in reply to questions the Sec were 42 votes against it. Rotary said the government has rep. A r. Butch Ratcliffe d not decided yet whether to stick Beardstown summed the Argil to it demand that Russia pay the ment of opponents when he said full Cost of the plane and provide that the Best answer was a a reparations for seven crewmen tonal Speed limit or mechanical who were wounded or injured in devices on cars to limit their the crash Landing. Russia has expressed regret Over rep David Hunter Rockford the incident and has offered to presence of the huge netted to list a a the Basin was disclosed when the grasp in h High Wev a Tinia a the plane Eatn rate on the highways at More than 1� million dollars he said a state Highway division in talking to reporters. Dulles report showed that 20,6 per Mel str the plane crash occurred of traffic deaths Are caused by to least 25 Miles from soviet Ter excessive Speed. Mitory. And Well beyond the 12-mil# rep. Paul Powell a Vienna. Imit Rumia Clairm a a tia or part or the l8w i that we 00 a routine makers they would be enacting a flight made twice weekly from the catch Basin several feet deep has the unusually Large dimensions of 6 by 7 feet said c. H. Sheppard consulting Engineer for the front St. Met improvement. Likely it is the Only one of the sort within the City and is believed to Date Back about 60 years. Rough grading was done on Cen trial by the contractor. Hoof Ken bros., several weeks ago. And caused immediate speculation Why such a big chamber Ever had been constructed. It was equipped with a manhole for entry. Said Sheppard hut even Law that "90 per cent of you Kodiak air rare in to Lite them. A a would break before you got svp8arls n Dat Rry a and induct similar patrol missions five dead ment. The communists had no air Force and Only two usable Fields at the end of the War he said. Lee raised substantially figures on North korean strength obtained from two red pilots who defected to the South last tuesday. The government released their testimony monday. They listed four air divisions and 15 bases in North Korea. Fire in Al Reno okla. Burns business area Al Reno. Okla. A a fire which raged almost out of control for six hours monday night left this Central Oklahoma City with the heart of its business District a blackened ruin. Damages were estimated by insurance men at to half a million dollars. Two three Story buildings were levelled. The Walls of an adjoining department store re a Maine standing but the store was burned out and its frontage ruined. Cause of the fire was not determined. Lights were doused by lire damage to Power lines. J. Mcdonald. Among other things. Mcdonald says the steel Industry is booming and can Well afford a Quot substantial hike for his men who now average $2.33 an hour. Despite unanimous backing monday from the unions 170-Man wage policy committee to strike Mcdonald said at a news conference later that he a still optimistic. John a. Stephens . Steel vice president and chief negotiator declared that he too is hopeful of avoiding a strike. But Stephens declared the concern Quot still believes its wage offer of last thursday is a substantial a and will prove the basis of settlement. Some companies began talking with Union officials about an orderly shutdown. Closing a steel Mill is a costly procedure which must be carried out with Good timing to avoid damage to machinery. Usually the Industry likes to Start banking its furnaces 72 hours ahead of a known walkout but they can Rush through the process in 48 hours or less. In a rather surprising development Mcdonald indicated that in continued on Page is col. 5. Proceeds to Charity annual shrine Grus thrills record audience of 6,900 Good weather Good show record crowd these combined monday night to make the annual shrine circus the most successful yet held. The event was at Alton Public school stadium on state Street. The acts were daring the girls were pretty the clowns were funny a and what else can you ask of a circus the real circus atmosphere a animals blaring band concessions a was there. The a a cat acts thrilled the crowd especially when the Lions seemed recalcitrant. But the Trainer triumphed and the act was better than Ever. Performing pigs first seen by Many Veteran circus goers Drew wont unload Rad ship London a striking dockers refused today to unload soviet than 6 900. Rowing shells from a russian ship it looks like the red athletes will parking was skills filly handled and Best of All the proceeds will go to the celebrated shrine charities. The paid attendance was More police reported the huge crowd was cooperative. The failure of five elephants to appear in the downtown Busti % Ness area monday afternoon placed them slightly in the dog House with the Alton shrine circus committee and approximately 1,000 adults and children who were on hand to witness their appearance. The elephants left Nashville. Tenn., after a performance saturday. The shrines were a Little concerned when they did no Tarride at the stadium grounds sunday a scheduled. There was a frantic search in Progress Bill . Monday when the circus management also became alarmed with their late arrival. A Check of their route from Nashville narrowed their position to the outskirts of Collinsville. A truck breakdown forced a Stop for repairs. The five disappearing elephants arrived in Alton at 6 15 p in. Monday just in time to unload for the evening show. Ted Williams general chairman of the shrine circus offered an apology to All the peo Oon Tomed on Page col. I this was deeply covered with cinder fill. Off ily buried when suit Eye were made for the pavement search was made for a supposed manhole leading to the Central sewer but the opening was so deeply buried it could t be located. When eventually uncovered by a grading Crew it was at an unsuspected location on the West Side of Central just North of the nyc tracks which run through the Alley Midway Between Broadway and front St. The underground chamber with Stone masonry Wall found to provide a Junction Point for two lateral sewer and drainage lines entering the Central duct was roofed with a Light slab of Concrete. This top or roof had to be removed because of the Grade set for the pavement slab Sheppard said and decision was made to reinforce the pavement with additional steel above the big catch Basin. And thus let the pavement slab serve As a new covering. A new manhole to provide a Mode of entry also is being installed. Pouring slab the contractor today was engaged in pouring the slab for the West Side of Central having moved his equipment from front St. Monday after the Broad slab there was completed As far As the West terminus of the improvement at Alby St. On the Market St. Terrace lot project Wullner St son expect to have the Broad base and Quot toe for the retaining Wall Structure completed from e. Sixth almost to e. Third St. By end of this week. Delivery of additional reinforcing steel is awaited it was said and this May prevent a Short final Section of base from going this week. More steel is expected immediately after the fourth of july Holiday so that work on the Wall Section of the retaining Structure May be started. The last 50 feet of base for the retaining Wall immediately North of third St., will be Laid on solid Rock. The Stone ledges already have been exposed and cleared of Earth and today workmen were extending the form work. At third St. The retaining Wall will meet the pavement Grade of third and the retaining Wall will have very Little height where the Stone ledges Outcrop. Pastor worried about seeing brides too Well Burley England a a the Rev. Leslie Aitken complained today that he sees far too much of some of the girls who get Maried in his Church. The trouble the 37 anglican pastor explained in a letter to his parishioners is the Low Cut of Many bridal gowns. Many of them Are backless and some Are practically front less too. A a really a the Clergyman wrote Quot its a Miracle How Toldby stay . Quot to the congregation behind it must look As though some brides have nothing on above the Waist. During the ceremony the girls stand two Steps below me. Its All terribly the Rev. Or. Aitken suggested that if a hide must Wear a revealing dress she should cover with a shawl for the ceremony the pastor himself has married for 17 years. After storms in South East or tin associated Psia tornadoes or violent thunderstorm that struck in parts of the mid continent South and East left five persons dead More than a score injured and heavy property damage today. A Man and a woman we killed late monday when a twister smashed 25 Homes at the Hillerege Quot at least the soviet Union has made an expression of Dulles said in a statement. He said he believe this is the first time it has publicly expressed regret Quot Over the conduct of it armed the Secretary said that while a deplores the incident he Neverth or Hopes the Geneva Quot Summit conference next month Quot can be gip on the Assumption that All four in the participants genuinely desire a secure in comment on other plane incidents Dulles said he had no information to support chinese nationalist air Force claims that run Sian pilots manned fighters which housing development Northeast of attacked a nationalist Jet Trainer Scottsbluff neb some 25 persons and a Small transport chartered received Hospital treatment. By the United states army near two persons were killed by lightning in storms that swept parts of Texas and new Mexico monday night. Property damage was expected to run Between $100,-ooo and $500,000. The offshore Island of Matsu. Dulles expressed doubt that the incident gave the United states a basis for a protest. Dulles had flown to Bangor Maine earlier so that be could Daniel Williamson. 13, Little j talk Over International develop league baseball player was killed ments which occurred during i by lightning near Camden. N.j., monday while he and 12 other boy stood under a tree during a storm. Two other youths suffered Shock from the Bolt. Hail and rain caused severe chop damage in Greenwood township in East Central Pennsylvania. Four inches of rain fell in one hour. Killed in the Nebraska Tornado were mrs. V. J. Daniels 50, and Jim Karubos 16. Mrs Daniels husband and or. And mrs. Nick Karubos parents of the dead boy were critically injured. The twister was one of a rash of tornadoes that hop scotched across parts of Nebraska and Wyoming sunday night and monday. Several persons were injured in Wyoming. The threat of a flood Hung Over the stricken Nebraska area. The North Platte River swollen by heavy Rains forced from some areas. Mrs. Henry Julian about 50, was killed by lightning As she stood in her front Yard at Canadian. Tex. Lightning killed Kenneth e. Guyer sr., 46, in a Field on his farm near Panhandle. Tex. Winds reached 80 Miles an hour in several sections of Carlsbad . Telephone and Power lines were ripped Down and heavy Rains flooded streets. Skies were generally Clear from the Mississippi Valley eastward to the Atlantic and West of the Continental Divide. Raf claims Jet record 3,330 Miles London in a the Royal air Force claimed the first Jet record for the 3,330 Miles Between Ottawa and London today. Jets had made the flight before but never under conditions meeting record requirements. A Royal air Force two engine Canberra bomber arrived Early this morning at West mailing Airport 20 Miles East of London. 6 hours and 48 minutes after its Takeoff monday from Ottawa. An air ministry spokesman said the plane average 496 8 m p h. Sen Howery a six Day trip through new England. On their arrival Here. Presidential press Secretary James c. Hagerty said the two men had discussed plans for next month s big four Summit talks and he added a the president and the Secretary also reviewed fully the shoot ing Down by soviet planes of the . Naval patrol Craft while it was Over International Waters. Discos note a they discussed the soviet memorandum of explanation and regret to which a reply will be made Hagerty declined to shed any Light on the nature of the reply. The incident occurred last wednesday in the Bering Strait off Alaska. Seven of the la Crew men in the Navy plane suffered Burns or injuries. Russia while evacuations contending the . Plane invaded soviet territory has conceded the Chance of error and has offered to pay half the damages. Dulles said monday the russians offer was Quot not. All that we consider appropriate under the while a renewal of a request for full reparations seemed Likely it did not appear that this country would be Adamant in its position. Dulles has already voiced pleasure at russians expression of regret and has made it dear he does not expect the incident to upset plans for the big four talks at Geneva. 3-Honr discussion these plans also figured in his two hour discussion with the president on the flight Hack from Maine. Hagerty said the Secretary briefed the president on the big Lour preliminaries conducted at san Francisco last week by Dulles and the foreign ministers of Russia. Britain and France. There was insistence that no emergency was involved in Dulles decision to Fly to Maine. The Secretary said so Hagerty said so and Eisenhower jokingly told am predict chinese flood Tokyo a a piping radio today indicated a new devastating flood May soon hit red China a Rice bowl provinces along the Yangtze River Valley. It said Waters Are been Quot using very rapidly As a result of heavy Rains for several i International i estimated crowd of 13.000 at banjos Dow air Force base that Dulles Quot has come to insure that my vacation would end and give me a lecture on the Way Back a an earlier plan had been for Dulles to see Eisenhower at the White House on the president return from Maine a plan which presumably would have kept them n conference into the Early hours today. Hagerty said Dulles had agreed to a suggestion thai he go to Bangor instead. The relaxes while in Maine and earlier in new Hampshire and Vermont the continued a fuse is col. 5.

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