Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 1, 1968 · Page 7
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 1, 1968
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1968 THE JIEGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS 7-A Make "Ditty Bags" For Vietnam PS"?'*!. 4 „ ^ t ' LOCAL BED CROSS workers prepare "ditty bags" to be filled and sent to American servicemen In Vietnam for Christmas. Local church and civic groups, as well as Individual citizens, are invited to assist in filling the gift oags to make the holiday a happier time for Americans serving overseas this year. From the left are Lucille Baltzell, Delia Tuegel, Ruth Dalby, Pauline Sharp and Florence Tate, chairman of Red Cross volunteers. (Delo Photo Craft) To Make Christmas Time Happier Red Cross Asks Help Here On Gift Bags For Soldiers Christmas is coming seven months early this year for the Jefferson county chapter of the American Red Cross. The Red Cross chapter here is joining with others across the country in a nationwide project to make and fill gift bags to be distributed at Christm a s time to U.S. SERVICEMEN AND lam. Barbara Strattan, executive director of the local Red Cross chapter, said the Jefferson coun ty goal this year is 100 "ditty bags." She said 100 "ditty bags," of sturdy red and green cotton material, have already been made and are ready to be filled. Church groups, clubs, organizations arid individuals who wish to make Christmas a happier time for Americans in Vietnam are invited to take part in the project, called "Red Cross Shop Early — Vietnam 1968." Groups or individuals can help in two ways. They can contribute $6 in cash for each "ditty bag" they wish filled or CLOSING OUT SALE FARM AND PERSONAL PROPERTY I will soil at Public Auction at premises 2'/ 2 miles Northeast of Thompsonville, on 111. Rte 34, and i/ r mile North of Carlyle Dairy Farm, on WED., OCT. 9 Commencing at 11:00 A.M. the following property: Hereford's Machinery Truck — Corn 53 Acre Farm Furniture 29 POLLED HEREFORD CATTLE 17 Polled Hereford Cows; 11 Polle 'l Hereford Calves; Hereford Herd Bull; all Polled Hereford (all extra good). MACHINERY 1061 MasBoy Ferguson No. 50; 2- bottom 14" Mounted Plow; Ford S ft. Bush Hog with 3-point Hitch; Freeman Loader; Ford 8 ft. Disc, 3-point Hitch; Cultivator; Rotary Hoe; Ford 2-row Corn Planter (now); Wagon with rack; Grain Bed, good condition; 1-row New Idea Corn Picker; 10-ft. Drag; J. D. Manure Spreader; 3-point TPUT beam; 300 gal. overhead Gas Tank on stand; lot of tools; Rope; Pulley; Mall Saw; Shovels; Ladder; Pitch Fork; Post Hole Digger; 2 Double-Bit Axes; Single Bit A\e; 3 Hay Feed Racks; Grain Feed Trough; Wall Drill Press; Electric Drill; Battery Charger; Electric Grinder with Motor; Grease Gun; Odds and Ends of Paint; House Jack; Lot of Bolts; Now Wizard 22" Lawn Mower; Power Kraft Garden Tiller; Approximately 80 Railroad Ties. TRUCK 1903 Chevrolet Truck with rack and side boards. 4-speed Transmission. CORN 200 Bushels ear corn, more or less. 53 ACRE FARM I will also sell my 53 acre farm consisting of 3 room all modern home; 2 Ponds, spring fed; good Fence; 2, Barns; Oarage; Metal Grain Bin; Corn Crib. Terms for farm: 20% down and balance'to be paid on delivery of abstract and deed. FURNITURE Norge Refrigerator. VIRA D. LUDWIG TERMS Cash on Personal Property. Malcolm and Gordon Price, Auctioneers Mildred Price, Cashier Rex Pauley, Clerk Lunch on Grounds Not Responsible For Accidents. they can call at the Red Cross office, 226 south Tenth street, and pick up bags to be filled. The Red Cross will furnish a list of items which should be included in each bag. "This is a community - wide affair in which all groups and organizations are invited to participate," Red Cross leaders said. 100 Last Year Jefferson county organizations and citizens donated 100 "ditty bags" last year to help make Christmas a happier time for Americans in Vietnam. The goal is the same this year. Red Cross officials recalled today that many local organizations received heartwarming letters from servicemen last year after sending "ditty bags" to Vietnam, telling how these remembrances helped them over their holiday loneliness. Individuals and organizations which send gift bags can include the name and address of the organization so that the man who receives the gift will know who sent it. Six Missing On Hawaiian Flight HONOLULU (AP)—The Honolulu district school superintendent said Wednesday that a 25- year-old teacher who joined five friends on an ill-fated flight to Hilo, Hawaii, Monday may have played hooky in order to make the trip. All six are missing. Supt. Teichiro Hirata told the Honolulu Star-Bulletin that he does not know the details of teacher Joanne Elsinga's absence from classes, but he added: "It sounds as if she played hookey." Miss Elsinga, of Holland, Mich, is a fourth grade teacher at Kalihiwaena school. The six missing persons, who met and planned the day trip are: Second Lt. Robert Van Vossen, 24, of Cicero, 111., the pilot, on leave from an Air Force assignment in Formosa and visiting his childhood and college friend, Everett Hoeks. Hoeks, 24, from Westchester, 111., who arrived here in August for a one-year interneship at the church before returning to ministerial studies at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich. Betsey Van Dyke, 20, Grand Rapids, Mich., a practical nurse at Kapiolani Maternity Hospital. Betty Boer, 22, of Wyoming, Mich., a former bank teller who arrived here three weeks ago to look for work. Marlys Vis, 21, of Wyoming, Miss Boer. Miss Elsinga who arrived in Hawaii in August. Law For Today... POST OFFICE MAY HIRE PERSON WITH POLICE RECORD Q. Can a person who has a police record work for the Post Office? A. A police record in itself does not bar a person from working for the Post office. The Civil Service Commission in deciding whether a person with a police record can work for any government agency takes into consideration the nature of the offense, how recently it was committed, and other circumstances. —Illinois State Bar Association 24-HOUR FERRY REDES FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) Pome 300 residents of Turkey Neck Bend, cut off from the rest uf Monroe County by the Cumberland River, are getting relief rfomthe state. The state, is buying a private ferry which It will operate continuously, instead of just during daylight hours. Turkey Neck Bend Is near the Tennessee line. SCHOOLS OPEN® DRIVE CAREFULLY Each lichen is made up of an alga and a fungus, which live together in a kind of plant partnership. The green alga manufactures food. A quart of milk weighs 2.15 pounds. SCHELLER Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Greer of Ashley and daughter visited Orval Freemans' Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Nolan McCormack attended Homecoming at Spring Garden Church Sunday. Thelma Shurtz was guest, of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson McCormack recently. W. W. Laur went by ambulance to Nashville Hospital. I. S. Ziarnek and Mrs. Ziarnek visited Mr. and Mrs. John Lamke Sunday. Several of the ladies from the Catholic Church here attended Catholic Deanery at Zeigler, Sunday. The ladies were Lena Pyszka, Lena Wagner, Clara Wagner Sophia Ratajcsz and Julia Kabat. Jerry Dressier of Ashley visited John Lamke Thursday evening. Friday, Mrs. Lena Pyszka had as her guests, her daughters, Mrs. Glen Newell and little Scottie, and Mrs. Neal Osborn of Nason. Mrs. Steve Dressier and son, Joe were shopping at, Mt. Vernon Friday and Saturday. Mrs. Lena Pyszka spent Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. John Lamke. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bochantin and daughters, Donnetie and Jane visted Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Bochantin Sunday evening. Mrs. Froney Medlin was in Schellcr visiting relatives. Father Paul Kabat is home visiting relatives . Linda Laur was home over the weeknd. She was accompanied home by Monica Rey, who spent the day with her grandparents, Mr. 'and Mrs. Lawrence Pitman. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Smith attended Worthy Matron and Worthy Patron night at Easter Star meeting at Valier Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde West from Sumner visited their uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. John B. Quinn Monday. , Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kern and daughter, Robin and Mr. and Mrs. Brookman spent Sunday with their grandparents, John B. Quinn. . . . Grace Smith, Cor. Two-Zone Pricing On Newsprint NEW YORK (AP) — News print producers have divided the United States into three price zones with announcement of price increases which will be effective Jan. 1. Two-zone pricing—east of the Rocky Mountains and west of the Rockies—has been m effect since 1964. Before That newsprint prices were uniform. The new zone, for which a lesser boost was announced, covers the South and somf: Southwest and border states. The originally announced increase was $5 a ten. Then Southland Paper Mills, Inc., of Lufkin, Tex., announced a $4 increase in its historical market area, which embraces ihe Southwestern states, Kansas, Missouri and the southern Mississippi River region. Southland's price in other areas will be $5. International Paper Co. and its subsidiary, Canadian International Paper Co., which had Initiated the $5 boost, quickly cut <hoir jncrease to $4 in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia and ail states south of them. International's price increase in other areas wili ramain $5. Newsprint currently is selling at $137 a ton west of the Rockies and $142 east of the Rockies. Among other producers which have announced a $5 increase are Price Co.. Domatr Ltd., MacMillan Bloedell Ltd., Bowa- tcr, Inc., Consolidiatcd-Bathurst Ltd., Abi'ibi Power & Paper Kimberly-Clark Corp., and Great Northern Paper Co., which made its announcement today. Miranda is a satellite of Uranus which was discovered in 1948. To Prevent Sinking Townspeople Buy Coal Under Homes HEGELER, 111. (AP) — A group of worried property owners, fearful ler-t their sink into a coal mine beneath them, were ready today to purchase the mining rights and halt further operations George Minneman, one of 60 property owners who raised 515.114 since Aug. 26 to buy the mining rights to 23.63 acre? above the mine, said: "Now we can live in safely without further fear of the mine collapsing." Hsgeler, five miles south of Danville in east-central Illinois, has lived with the Ihreat of sinking homes for several months. Within recent weeks, a couple of serious sinks tipped a few house's and a radio statlrn antenna. Citizens began action to halt mine operations. Tne mine, owned by the V- Day Coal Co., and U .S. Steel Corp., has been in operation since the turn cf the century. Residents of the unincorporated ares obtained the aid of Atty. Gen. William G. Clark who filed a suit for an injunction against the coal operators to prevent mining, force a halt to mining in the arc'a. 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