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Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 11, 1968, Alton, Illinois In Quot the 1 j lighter Side a certain Golf enthusiast had become so used to cheating that when he made a Hole in one he put Down a Zero on his evening Telegraph serving the Alton Community for More than 132 y ears Cloudy sunday Low 50, High 5f additional weather in Page i established Jan. 15, 1836 g copyright Alton Telegraph printing co. 1968 Alton ill., saturday May la 1968 vol. Xxxiii. No. Ii 20 pages Price 10c member associated press. Mem my Al. Mem is to Man % qualified find out by Herb Kraus Telegraph staff writer while a Legal system exists to rectify wrongs after a television repairman has committed an offence no system exists to let you know beforehand if the repairman is qualified. A court May order a business to cease practising fraud but this still does not give the consumer Assurance that the repairmen operating a to service Are qualified. A sales representative for a St. Louis television company Bob Migneron says that what his company does is try to help the repairman by allowing him to use the company a facilities. Some of the larger companies he said conduct classes for their repairmen. Migneron said his company a outlet in this area Ruyle to sales amp service on Washington Avenue was one of the better trained color to repair services. Mrs. Violet Baker Mana Ger of the merchandise division of the St. Louis better business Bureau says to Call an authorized distributor of your make of television for a recommendation or Call her office. Kansas City solved its problems of unqualified television servicemen to some extent by passing a License ordinance. The ordinance passed in 1960 and upheld in a Missouri supreme court ruling in 1963, stipulates that All television repair work must be done under the supervision of a technician who has passed an examination administered by a five member Board of examiners appointed by the mayor. The Board has the authority to refuse to Issue a License which must be renewed annually to anyone who has a a practice fraud upon or misrepresentation to a the ordinance states that Bills a shall separately specify the nature of the work for which such charge is made and the amount charged for labor and for each part or Ray Buckley assistant manager of the Kansas City better business Bureau says the licensing ordinance has a greatly improved the television repair service in his City. He cautioned however that it has not eliminated complaints and that a licensing itself will not Stop it poor to service altogether. Mrs. Haker feels that a we do fairly Well with our standards and that the companies self regulate themselves. She said the St. Louis Bureau has not done any research on a licensing ordinance. The television companies realize the problem of a Lack of qualified color to repairmen and Are trying to assist in solving it and give the Public Good service at the same time but admits a i done to know what the answer As the popularity of color television continues to grow so will the need for repairmen. Instrument of death a an attractive 29-year-old korean woman from Jerseyville was killed Friday night w Hen her car and another collided on Rte. 109. Although police Are not definite As to the directions of the cars it is believed both were travelling the same direction and ironically the Accident happened next to a sign that states a pass with three killed in area mashups two men and a woman were killed in separate automobile accidents in the Telegraph area Friday night and Early this morning according to Illinois state police. Rain Slick pavements were listed As contributory causes in All three accidents police said. Mrs. Of Cha Ginger Plummer 29, of 718 e. Prairie St. In Jerseyville last her life in a two car crash on Rte. 109 just three quarters of a mile South of Mcclusky at 9 25 . Police said preliminary reports show one of the two cars skidded on the wet pavement and into the path of the other. Driver of the other car was Allen a. Garner 26, of Fairland ind., who suffered Chest injuries and Chin lacerations. Garner was Given emergency treatment at Jersey Community Hospital and then transferred to Alton memorial Hospital where he is reported to be in the intensive care unit. Mrs. Plummer a korean had lived alone since the death of her husband staff sgt. James Plummer in Vietnam in May 1967. Just Over two hours after the first Accident Henry w. Green 45, of Manchester 111., was killed in a head on mashup on Rte. 267 just North of Roodhouse. Injured in the other car were the Driver Johnny Todd 19, of 214 e. Clay St. In Roodhouse and miss Vickie Vandaveer. 19, of White Hall both of whom were admitted to passavant memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. Both were listed in satisfactory condition with Todd suffering lacerations to his body and miss Vandaveer having lacerations to her legs. Reports show Green being rushed to holy Cross Hospital also in Jacksonville. Where he died 20 run utes after arrival. At 3 30 this morning the car of Leroy j. Dumez 32. Skidded off the wet pavement As it rounded a turn just three Miles North of Osterburg. Dumez of Wilsonville was on his Way Home from work at Laclede steel co. When the Accident happened. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Alton memorial Hospital. Early peace talks find reds cordial mrs. Plummer guerrillas mauled in desperate attack Saigon apr Viet Cong guerrillas trapped in a bomb raked pocket on Saigon a Southern Border made a desperation assault on american lines tonight but . Infantrymen killed at least 88 of them in a flare lit Battle. Officers at the scene said there was no report of american casualties in the fight that erupted when several Hundred guerrillas emerged from the rubble and rushed toward the . Lines shouting and shooting. When the attack broke in less than an hour troopers of the . 9th infantry division counterattacked. A the count is probably Over one Hundred now a one officer said. A a we re sweeping the area and finding More bodies All the the clash occurred about 700 Yards Southwest of the a by a Bridge one of three main Bridges across the Kinh Doi canal that links Saigon with the Mekong Delta. Earlier in the Day the american command reported 50 other Viet Cong idlers killed in and around Saigon. The enemy a seven Day old offensive appeared to diminish. But in the Northern sector action stepped up in what some officers described As part of Hanoi so peace talk offensive a reference to the .-North vietnamese meetings in Paris. . Forces in the area below the demilitarized zone Between the two Vietnam reported killing 442 North vietnamese troops. Men of the us. 1st air cavalry division rushed in to reinforce american marines battered in fighting around Dong Jha where 1.500 enemy soldiers had been reported killed in the last two weeks. Man wounded in mystery fray at sex wife s Home a 32-year-old Pontoon Beach Man was shot twice Early today after he attempted to break into the trailer Home of his sex wife near Granite City the Madison county sheriffs office reported. The sheriffs office stationed a guard on a 24-hour basis at Wood River township Hospital today where Norman Louis Graham no. 25 Lakeview. Pontoon Beach was taken after he was arrested by authorities at his Home this morning. The sheriffs office said Graham was shot in the Mouth and right shoulder. Hospital authorities declined to reveal grahams condition. The sheriffs office said the shooting occurred at the Home of or. And mrs. Kenneth Fowler 5260 Namoki Road North of Granite City. Graham was shot with a .22 Caliper revolver but investigators had not determined by noon today who fired the shots. One phase of the report indicates that Fowler shot him but an other phase states that mrs. Fowler fired the shots. The sheriffs office said that Graham was reported by the fowlers to have been armed with a Shotgun. According to Fowler he and his wife were pinned Down inside their Home by shots fired by Graham. Graham has been charged in two complaints signed by the fowlers with criminal damage to property in connection with damage to their Home and car. Other charges Are pending the sheriffs office said. Graham after he was shot drove away from the trailer Home. The fowlers phoned the sheriffs office which dispatched a car to the scene. The Pontoon Beach police department was radioed for assistance. Paris apr american and North vietnamese negotiators reached agreement today on procedural matters for mondays opening of talks which could Lead to an end of the War in Vietnam. The atmosphere of today a meeting was described As a very Good by an american official. Cyrus r. Vance Deputy Leader of the american delegation told newsmen after today a session. A we have concluded All procedural arrangements. We will go into substance on Vance was emphatic on one Point a the atmosphere has been very two languages he said it had been agreed with his opposite number col. A Van Lau that the conference will be conducted in two official languages English and vietnamese with French As the working language. This Means that each Side will use its own language in conducting the Day to Day business of the conference. But French will be used for any conference documents and statements which can be readily translated and understood by both sides. After today a second and final 2-hour and 22-Mmute procedural meeting Lau was smiling broadly As he usually does and i told newsmen he was a very asked if there would be a further meeting tomorrow he said a tomorrow is pressed As to whether a Vietnam cease fire would be the first order of business monday he replied a no comment. We must leave that to the Heads of the Vance said an Agenda for the talks monday was not discussed. Vance and Lau were reported to have shaken hands at the Start of the meeting As they did the first time they met. Their opening round Friday also had been described As polite. Following the saturday session . Spokesman William Jorden met reporters and issued a statement saying the two sides a have agreed on procedures for official conversations to begin monday at 10 30 . 5 30 . Edt. It also was agreed Jorden said in response to questions for each Side meaning . Ambassador w. Averell Harriman and North Vietnam a negotiator Xuan Thuya to make opening statements. Jorden said he did not know yet whether those statements would be released for publication. Harriman pleased ambassador Harriman a is pleased that the procedural questions have been settled and the official conversations will begin on monday a Jorden added. On the basis of reports from Vance the . Spokesman described the tone of the meeting today As a Good and he said there had been no discussion of an Agenda to be followed in the monday talks and no agreement to set a schedule for future sessions because that would be worked out from Day to Day. There also is no arrangement for either Harriman or Thuy to preside Over the meetings. Apparently the discussions will be carried on primarily As a give and take conversation Between the two principals. He added that it had been agreed each Side would be permitted to have up to 20 persons at the monday meeting including members of each official delegation interpreters staff assistants stenographers record keepers and the like. It also has been agreed that the two sides will Exchange lists of the persons who will participate monday. From this Jorden said he concluded that there would be some Contact Between the delegations on sunday but he did not know How where or at what level. Vance and Lau reportedly agreed that they should give out As Little information As possible on their discussions. The North vietnamese spokes Man said a the americans Sug French tested that nothing further be said and the North vietnamese agreed. Other sources confirmed that this was an american suggestion. Vance and ambassador w. Averell Harriman top . Negotiator will use English in the meetings associates said because neither is fluent in 15 trapped Coal miners rescued by Holger Jensen Hominy Falls . Apr fifteen stiff and chilled Coal miners Rode a conveyor Belt to Freedom before Dawn today after spending five terrifying Days huddled in a flooded mine. Left behind deep in the Mountain were to of their Fellows for whom All Hope was lost Long ago. It was believed the to were swept to their death monday noon when a break in the Wall to an adjoining abandoned mine shot millions of Gallons of water through the mines Wavy passageway. The first Miner came out of the mine Entrance into the Glare of floodlights and the waiting arms of his wife and family at 5 20 . He had spent a total of 118 hours and 20 minutes How to get a Call through to Mother of your Mother lives out of town and you re going to give her a Call on mothers Day sunday then Illinois Bell Telephone co. Has some suggestions for you. Be sure to have her Correct number and area code Call Early dial your own Calls and if her line is Busy wait and Call Back rather than seeking operator assistance. The phone company has made these suggestions due to the strike by the International brotherhood of electrical workers which has caused operators to Honor picket lines. Supervisory personnel the Bell system said will be Manning switchboards sunday but they Are not As efficient As the operators who do the Job every Day. Anything the customer can do to eliminate asking for assistance will insure a More expedient Call the phone company said. Problems hit March of poor by the associated press the poor Peoples Campaign hit by a stabbing and some Lack of housing continued its roundabout route toward Washington today. The Southern segment of the Campaign which spent the night in Macon ga., after housing problems was assured of bods at its next Stop in the Georgia coastal City of Savannah. And in Washington officials worked out an arrangement in which the campaigners will be allowed to erect what they Call a resurrection City .a.,�?� in a Park Between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln memorial. However the camping permit authorized for the campaigners coming from All sections of the country provides for Only 3.000 persons with the permit expiring at the end of five weeks. The campaigners Are scheduled to Start arriving sunday in their bid for More Federal funds to help the poor. The Rev. Ralph David Abernathy leading the drive As head of the Southern Christian leadership conference has promised to keep the predominantly negro group in Washington All summer if necessary to get congressional action. Washington probably seemed a Long Way off for Many of the marchers including those in Georgia who had to Settle for makeshift accommodations in an old Brick building at Central City Park in Macon. After a warm Welcome in the Central Georgia City housing became a problem for the campaigners and one Sulc official threatened to take the marchers Back to Atlanta Hosea Williams one of the Sci cd a spokesmen has said that the campaigners done to want to sleep in auditoriums churches or basements. A we want them to spend the nights with Middle class negro and White families a Williams said earlier in the Southern leg of the Campaign. In the mine since he reported for work at 7 . Monday. The others followed in Quick succession. As each Man stepped off the belts unaided a Blanket was thrown around his shoulder and he was led to a padded Bench. They were Black from hardhat to Boot and wet from the water they had to Wade through on part of their journey. The lamps on their hats flickered through the gloom. At first the 200 friends and relatives who had waited most of the night around the mine Entrance were silent. Then there was a great wave of laughing and hugging. Scene of bedlam it was difficult to make out any of the conversations As the scene turned to bedlam. Photographers bulbs went off like harsh fireflies. There also was sadness among relatives of the to missing men crowded to the Entrance in faint Hope. Mine officials had not released a list of those known to be alive and those presumed dead publicly but it was Likely that families had been notified. But they still crowded in Hope. Once the men were safely out however an official of the Maust Coal and Coke co., the owners handed newsmen the lists. The Ages of the missing miners Range from 28 to 46�?All men who have spent most of their lives in the incredible darkness of the Coal mines. The pumps which had finally cleared much of the passageway of water were stilled while the men came out. Then they groaned to life again. A we will continue to Drain the mine until we make Contact with the remaining to men a said . Richardson president of the company. The to had been at a lower level than the others. Elwood of Dell was the first Man out. Mea dazed the men appeared dazed by the harsh floodlights and the questions being thrown at them by mine officials and relatives. Only five minutes elapsed Between the emergence of the first Man and the last. After a few minutes sitting Down on foam covered benches outside the mine Entrance the men were led to ambulances. But All did not go. Hundreds Hurt Iii wild Melee Paris student revolt crushed inside today. Editorial. A-4 Maco Upin county takes different stand in Christeson Case. Cars Burn in Paris barricade a two students stand silhouetted against cars burning As a barricade in the latin Quarter of Paris last night. Riot police crushed the latest and bitterest student revolt after an in hour clash. A wire photo Paris apr masked riot police crushed the latest and bitterest student revolt in the latin Quarter at Dawn today after la hours of tear gassing clubbing and warding off rocks thrown by youths. Police chief Maurice Gri Maud said 367 persons were injured and 468 arrested in what he called a a veritable guerrilla the students who varied in number from 10,000 to 30,000 during the action held a Square mile of the French capital for several hours. This morning several Hundred students blocked traffic along Boulevard St. Michel and police again used tear to disperse them. Two big labor unions the communist led general confederation of labor and the French confederation of democratic Labory called a general strike for monday in support of the students who have been on a week Long rampage demanding University Reform and release of arrested comrades. The federation of National education also decided to strike monday closing Down All French schools. The archbishop of Paris issued an Appeal for Calm and top ministers of the French government met in emergency session. The ministers including Jacques Roccard de Gaulle a closet personal adviser went to the presidential Palace this morning presumably to Brief the general on the situation. He is scheduled to visit Romania Early next week. The general strike on monday the Day the United states and North Vietnam Are expected to begin hard bargaining on the Vietnam War at their conference Center about 2.8 Miles away from the riot scene could bring virtual paralysis to Paris. Such strikes in the past have meant shutdowns of All Public transportation and the and electricity systems. Columbia University soph talks about student revolt. Help.a-3 volunteers help girl in her fight to walk. Schools.a-7 rebuild Catholic schools a it one unit. Religion Section Alton and Wood River Home Tours featured. Sports Alton edged by Lincoln protest filled District meet. Tra it

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