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Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 26, 1966, Alton, Illinois The lighter Side Many a Man with no Farnill tree has succeeded because he branched out for himself. Established january 15 1836 Alton evening Telegraph vol. Xxxi no. 215 serving the Alton Community for More thou Iso v Alton ill., monday september 26, 1966 ears Cool tuesday Low 52, hitch 70 Complete weather a-2 priests attacker cleared Hayneville Ala. A a judge of state court threw out an assault charge today against a former special Deputy sheriff accused of wounding a civil rights worker during an outbreak of racial violence in Lowndes county last year. The decision by circuit judge Werth Thagard Means that the defendant Thomas l. Coleman cannot be indicted again and cannot be tried for the Shotgun attack on the Rev. Richard mor i Sisroe. A White Catholic priest from Chicago. Immediately afterwards the court got ready for the trial of a Kun flux Klansman Eugene Thomas on a murder charge in the killing of Viola Gregg Liuzzo another White civil rights Volunteer. The dismissal of the assault and Battery indictment against Coleman came when state atty. Gen. Richmond Flowers asked the judge to nol pros the charge which would have meant simply to drop it for want of prosecution but leave the Way open for a later grand jury to return another and perhaps More serious indictment. After a conference in an adjoining room Thagard dismissed the assault and Battery charge a with prejudice which Means no other indictment can be returned in that Coleman 56, a one time Spe Cial officer and a Highway Engineer by profession sat among the spectators in the courtroom. Flowers has said repeatedly he feels Coleman should have been indicted on a More serious charge than assault and Battery which carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $500 Fine. Dismissal of the lesser indictment would leave the Way open for a later grand jury to charge Coleman with a More serious offence. Morrisroe. 26. Was critically wounded and a companion Seminary student Jonathan Daniels of Keene n.h., was slain by Coleman aug. 20, 1965, while the two clergymen were in Lowndes county helping negroes in a voter registration hive. A Coleman admitted shooting both men but claimed self defense. It was questionable whether antiaircraft Sites silenced by . Jets by Hobert Tuckman casualties fire and the other in a a Saigon South vim Nam in a predawn attack Over i hello a were Quot Niue Dpi do or Tom Provilla of Claud Dav Cen Mony Sun a i pm la tanned zone sunday air two injured when one Heli enter Nfn a a tem m j. A at qu1 Mien. The station ported silencing to antiaircraft Force b52 bombers hammered Serest Winch eventually will operate re Hoa. Two persons aboard a hell Haven mad soms i hmm copter knocked Down by ground thousands More face Evacula Grams to to up it Tang i. Bombing raids in a sources reported three it no a s a Dato Sis Fojt to a a Stie Sites including one Only nine ground fire one by artillery in the in 10j?0 ? on Sla Lon a Quot a combat zone in director said we expect to Miles Northeast of Hanoi Navy in the mekon8 1 6118 a reaching j Nam was formally opened have Batman in two . Bomber pilots re-1 demilitarized to gun positions in North Viet Nam North vietnamese infiltration sunday along a main rail line to routes and Supply and storage communist China. Areas. Homes flattened workmen Dean up debris in the Wake of typhoon Ida which hit Yoshi Wara City 80 Miles Southwest of Tokyo a a a a in Central Japan a devastating blow. Ida parked 200-mile-an-hour winds. A wire photo japanese typhoon leaves 197 dead by Rene Georges Inagaki Tokyo apr hundreds of police and soldiers were pressed into disaster duty today to clean up the debris restore communications and dig out the dead from the worst typhoon to hit fhj1eese�?zdan tartan in Imam than $300 million. Said the latest count was 197 weathermen said it might a dead 123 missing and nearly i preach Japan thursday if it too injured. Damage to . Stays on its present course military installations was Esti the weekend typhoons and mated at More than $6 million particularly Ida. Caused incl government officials estimate Simillion Dollar damage incl us. A ?0. Daliase at Niobe my 60 per cent of the Pear and Japan in seven years. An million. Rrapo crops in Yamanashi pre typhoon Ida smashed info ? a quote of my full heartland of Japan the Tokyo Nea Lagovi on s 4 a i. Y la it and it. Fuji area Early sunday a u a Phoon also did Quot Bedspread dam while typhoon Helen was head qua ers said harvests beating Southern Japan with were badly a Ida hurled the most violent less ferocity. A. Winds Ever recorded by Japa a third big typhoon june. Nese weathermen a �?T�?T02-Milp National police Headquarters was churning to the Pacific. I gusts at the top of of Quot Fuji. Gordon was a tired even before stroll attack bombers reported de j straying a North vietnamese torpedo boat 50 Miles Northeast of Haiphong in the Tonkin Gulf. Ground fighting in South Viet i Nam dwindled to Small and scattered actions after a week end in which ., South vietnamese and korean forces reported nearly 300 Viet Cong and North vietnamese killed. Pilot missing during the raids Over the North a . Air Force f105 thunderchief was shot Down and the Pilot is missing. It was the 386th plane reported lost in the War Over North Viet Nam. The antiaircraft gun positions knocked out by air Force Thun kerchiefs were part of a Chain protecting the Northeast rail artery 50 to 55 Miles Northeast of the red capital a . Spokesman said. Navy planes from the aircraft Carrier Coral sea attacked three Sam Sites in the Thanh Hoa area and the spokesman said they heavily damaged All three. The fourth missiles site nine Miles from Hanoi was pounded by air Force bombers. Fierce fight . Marines operating near the demilitarized zone Between North and South Viet Nam reported a possible kill of 60 North vietnamese army regulars in a Wood River labor pickets at fierce fight saturday. The Shell Oil co. Were there to preheat were hard hit act air Niem Bers from pipe themselves reporting moderate minors who Ahe Gedly Bra ,w0 i labourers on the Job. The Tele Dan Mcgee to Back gop s Pete Fuchs by William g. Ryan Tok graph staff writer Edwardsville Dan w. Mcgee of Venice a lifelong Democrat and former Madison county treasurer today lobbed a Bombshell into the party machine in the county by announcing his personal endorsement for Republican nominee Pete Fuchs for county treasurer at the nov. 8 election. Mcgee who served As county treasurer from 1958 to 1962, has been an outspoken opponent of the Venice Madison party faction which heretofore has had unchallenged control of the democratic party in the county and slate making of candidates swept into office by huge majorities. The Venice Democrat threw his support to the late Stephen b. Kennedy of Alton in the latter Brilliant Uphill Victory Over machine endorsed John Maer As of Madison a younger brother of politically powerful Madison mayor Steve Maeras a in the june 14 primary election. Mcgee issued a statement today personally endorsing Pete Fuchs of Godfrey township the Republican nominee for county treasurer. Shell labourer says pipe fitter beat him space Center Houston Tex. Apr gemini la space Walker Richard Gordon re. Via led today he was a tired and the special Deputy would go to had a pretty a h heart rate a trial this week regardless of even a before he left the Pace a or a a Thagard s ruling because the ship t0 Tako has Shor ened 7rol murder charge against Thomas or Fojt 43. In the slaying of mrs. Liuzzo. He called had priority on the docket. Mrs. Liuzzo. The wife of gemini u while it was linked simulate weightlessness for Brief to an Agena rocket they had periods. Rendezvous he Quot a 1 had done in Abs a a a a in m the Roeno a seconds in simulations turned from the Agena to the gemini out t0 a monumental task of or a late formation flight sex about 30 Gordon said. It was easy to perform in and he said. Wha he though shod pm a a a Quot ,88em work tying gemini3li to Quot an Aetna explained th3t in Sun Conrad described the Quick teamsters Union official Ambo a a turned Neil. 0&Quot Ca 1h could do rend Mous dues which Ltd a it Quot a we a by a go a to be a monumental task of m about 30 Sec caught an Agena during the shots from a passing car March b a a last of ends but found it difficult in very first orbit As right on the 25, ims. After the Selma a a a a Sidon s Walt in snare Dor space 10 m a offi of Montgomery civil rights u e kinship and use both hands title Public a inference Roark inn Diirr ii Quot Vin of Gem a ill was eventually Cut was unable to sit on the the end of an extensive series of of i Jcj f j r i Short because he worked so hard up Accra e 1 had done in discussions with key space off in n to i j sweat poured Down his face in aircraft he said a i rials technical experts and Lei to tie r rolled to his eyes. Floating up Low astronauts. Afterwards he told a news conference astronauts use Airl Ianes on Gordon and Conrad planned to am ii Al aged heavily camouflaged member of 4th . Marines As he is ready for a too near the demilitarized zone. A wire photo St. Louis apr the slaying that he and his flying partner Garth 0 take Steep dives and Fly to Washington of a Man in custody by a de Navy cmdr. Charles Conrad Teeth will be investigated a jr., got about two hours ahead spokesman for the St. Louis of time in preparations for the police department said sunday stroll the second Day aloft and after pickets chanting a police even considered asking officials brutality marched in front of to let Gordon begin one orbit the downtown station. Early. Maj. Joseph Craft of the in a a so essentially i was sitting eternal affairs Section will launch there with no Cooling a Gordon a a routine investigation into sad. Noting that he was already Madison county Coroner Orthe autopsy report death cer police referred All Telegraph Bittie shooting of Russell Hayes bundled up. Just waiting in his Quot Quot Billings today ordered an Tif Cate and information that any Domries min the t v to jr., 24, of East St. Louis 111., Bulky spacesuit. At this Point no Sti gation into the death of witnesses May want to Supply. A aces hip a Cool an Alton state Hospital woman for a full inquest of the Case a 1 sup it it intendant s office. Investigation ordered into Alton state Walkaway death spokesman said. Inside today. It editorial. A-4 Landolt should deny graces tavern a License. Knifer. A t argument in Wood River ends in knife wielding. Telegraph called these office to determine the he was off the spaceships Cool an Alton state Hospital woman for a full inquest of the Case ant system and the pressure l agent who was found dying or. Billings said this morning he Quot suit environment system was thursday from exposure. A the woman died at the hos Eurit it a not yet turned on. She had numerous insect bites Pital Friday after she was found a her a thorough search had been they stopped the prepare to it a her body. She had been off the grounds suffering from ordered for the woman after tons and Gordon went Back to missing eight Days. Exposure and bites from flies she disappeared the spacecraft system for Cool a preliminary Check at noon and maggots the Telegraph was a i am sorry we can not give today by or. Billings of the you the chief be j a \ said was death certificate from the hos the patient a whose identity purity officer said you have tired and had a pretty High Pital showed that the 64-year-old was immediately withheld a 1� Call the superintendents of heart rate before we opened fast St. Louis patient died of a walked away from a supervised the j a coronary occlusion a blood Hospital physical activity pro Gordon said he really got tired clot of the artery. Gram sept. 14 while straddling the nose of the i have requested a copy of the state Hospital Security death or. Billings said he had not Road been informed of the woman slide Field graph was told today. A 46-year-old labor local 3381-Foreman, who reported a pipe fitter jumped up and Down on his stomach said the inter in lion dispute was Over the right to remove or clean up scrap on the Shell Job. Ile said another labourer with him was roughed a up when they tried to Cut out old pipe lines on the Job the labor Foreman said he told the other Man to Home with him to but out the old lines at the refinery. The pipe fitters had begun cutting the old pipe we Holch the Foreman claimed was Laborera a wok. The Foreman who is a Mem Ber of the executive Board of local 338, said he and the other Man were attacked by a num a Ber of pipe fitters some of i w Hom where from out of Torii a these people were put Here for this he said referring to a the out of town pipe fitters. The Foreman claimed a pipe fitter held him in the ditch by standing on his stomach. He said his attacker said Quot i got this one Here. He ainu to go ing anyplace and told the other pipe fitters to continue to Cut the scrap pipe out of the ditch. The victim is in the Hospital for stomach and Back injuries. Sources said his assailant jumped up and Dow n on his stomach. J \ Isible shaken by his in juries the Foreman told the Telegraph from his Hospital cd today that he blacked out thursday afternoon while driving to the Hospital from the doctor a a office. He said the truck he was driving ran off Edwardsville j wife tuck care of him the Man i disputes Between the pipe fit a trove him to the Hospital in the ters and labourers have been truck while the Man s wife Fol a brewing for some time Over Lowed in a car. The labor fore matters on other jobs where the Man told the Telegraph. Pipe fitters were taking Over la Tho victim of the beating said continued on Page 2. Col. 5 support of Mcgee gladly accepted Iii Fuchs Camp the Republican nominee for Madison county treasurer fete Fuchs said today that he has been working hard to defeat the democratic machine and believes that Mcgee a announcement will have a a a tremendous effect on the election. A a in a strictly against the Type of politics they the Madi son Emce machine have been running in Madison counts for a number of years a Fuchs told the Telegraph a and in be been doing everything in my Power to break he added that he believed he is the Only treasurer candidate elected by the people. In Wood River and col with a pile of logs in a he said a Man and Hist Fuchs said he and his Republican backers have been talking to both sides of the opposing parties before the coming election trying to line up support for his cause. A a in a glad Dan Mcgee volunteered to make this announcement a he said a i think a lot of people who respect him will give this the county treasurers elec. Tion another Fuchs said the support by Mcgee and the other Independent democrats May blow the county election wide open for the first time in some 20 years when the last Republican was elected to county office. To old line politicians and the hangers on in the politics for fun crowd Fuchs candidacy previously had been a foregone conclusion defeat. This is because Madison county for years a it been a democratic stronghold. They say and a Republican seeking office traditionally had no Chance to beat his democratic opponent. Mcgee had backed out of the democratic primary race to support Kennedy. Kennedy won Over Maeras by less than 500 votes Only to die of a heart attack shortly after his primary Victory. J Mcgee also announced a group of anti. Machine Independent democrats were behind Fuchs in an Effort to defeat Maer is j0�?�1 \ areas Quot As named a the democratic county Central committee aug is to fill the treasurer spot on the party a november ballot As replacement for Kennedy. The selection was a foregone conclusion and 7 wh0 had Tonica a is merest but anticipated a Rebuff in efforts to obtain the appointive nomination a subsequently announced he might run As an Independent candidate for county treasurer in november. Loday however after a meeting of an Independent democratic group from the Ric Hies and other areas Over the county a he announced he was vaulting the political Fence to port the Republican Nee. Mcgee in his statement said a that being a lifelong Democrat a it is my honest opinion that my per annal endorsement of Pete Fuchs will not weaken the democratic party b u t strengthen he called on other democrats Over the county opposed to the a machines method of selecting candidates to cast their votes for Fuchs for county treasurer and assailed Machme handpicks a of candidates which he Iid a the primary election in june clearly indicates that the voters do not favor this dictatorial method a Mcgee praised Fuchs character and qualifications continued tin Page 2, col. I sup Nomi another a another truck smashes under College Avenue viaduct. An Alton Driver this time. Alton state jammed with Well people family. A ii Best Secretary looks beyond Money. Sports. B-4 Cardinal comeback clips Cleveland. 34-28. J Barrett. B k civil service has no official gimmicks. But Bob Kennedy Telegraph staff writer Edwardsville some 50 to 60 per cent of Alton state hospitals patients in one unit do not need hospitalization and could return to the Community if they had a place to go a Hospital official said today. Donald Tatro. Head of the Madison county unit of the Hospital made the state meat in a report at a pub Lic meeting on mental health which started today at 9 30 a in. In Lovejoy Library on the Edwardsville Campus on Southern Illinois University. Tatro pointed out that at present in Madison county there Are private facilities outside the state Hospital for 37 of the 500 patients in the Madison county unit. There Are about 1,500 other patients at the Hospital. Tatro blamed Lack of Community interest in mental health for a lot of the hospitals problems. A finally a Tatro said Quot we believe that More Effort has to be put into programs aimed at improving Community knowledge of and attitudes toward t h e protein of mental state senator Paul Simon. In a letter read at the meeting said that the Abil Ity to speak and read English clearly should be a requirement for doctors hired to practice in state mental hospitals. He suggested a study of the new medical surgical building at Alton state Hospital to determine if it has helped or hindered patient care and to determine How it can Best be used scheduled to be heard at the Day Long meeting of the Illinois Assn. For mental health and the Illinois Board of mental health commissioners Are individuals relatives of patients and Hospital workers. The hearing requested by sen. Simon was triggered by Telegraph stories of 30 deaths at Alton state during the heat wave last july and other stories of conditions at the Hospital. Simon could not attend be cause of a speaking engagement today in Chicago. Another suggestion made by Simon was that wards in the mental hospitals in the Southern one third of the state be air conditioned. In his letter Simon said Quot this final suggestion i offer with some hesitation for it easily could be misunderstood yet it is a problem that we must events continued tin Page 2, col. 7 parking this huge jetliner with Iso persons aboard Fth Parent had Brake failure sunday As it to Vics to its usual Misiti ii after Arr Al at san Francisco Iii Tori National air no it from Angeles. The plane rolled under a see Ion of concourse passageway. An Airport official termed it a a parking a wire photo

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