Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 1, 1968 · Page 8
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 8

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 1, 1968
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8-A TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1968 Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Tuesday, Oct. 1, the 275th day of 1968. There are 91 days left in the year. Todays highlight in history: On this date: Ir. 1S80, John Philip Sousa became conductor of the United States Marine Band. In 1903 the first baseball World Series got under way in Boston between the Boston Americans and the Pittsburgh Nationals. Boston won. In 190S Henry Ford introduced his famous Model-T Ford. In 1910, 21 persons were killed when an explosion rocked the plant of the Los Angeles Times. In 1928, the first five-year plan was luanched by the Soviet Union. In 19 O 6, Gen. Francisco Franco was proclaimed head oi Spain's nationalist government. Ten years ago — Britain's seven-year partnership plan for limilod sHf-government for Cyprus wont in1o effect and Greek Cyprio's staged an island-wide strike in protest. Five years atjo — Congress approved a 14 x k per cent pay increase for most members of the armed forces; it was the highest military pay rase in U.S. history. One year ago — Hundreds of Indonesian youths broke into the Chinese Communist Embassy in Jakarta, beat up diplomat, burned papers and ravaged the building. LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For a 24-foot submarine, it was a mighty launching. Nancy Reagan, wife of California Gov. Ronald Reagan, tried five times Thursday before she broke a champagne bottle on the bow of Beaver IV. In the crowd were 200 civic dignitaries and others. The tiny sub will be used in research, rescue and industrial assignments on the ocean floor. AIDING AN ALLY—A U.S. Special Forces soldier helps a wounded South Vietnamese Special Forces trooper, hit during a North Vietnamese attack, to an evacuation helicopter at Katum Special Forces camp, near the Cambodian border. (AP Wirephoto via radio from Saigon) Horoscope Forecast GUARANTEED STOP BASEMENT' LEAKS FOREVER! 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ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) Morning is the best time ton get things done since later in the day bigwigs and the ser-, geant at home could be very annoying. Be philosophical about delays. i TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) : Good day to garner the inform- 1 ation you want and make prep- 1 arations for the future that you have been procrastinating upon. An expert gives fine aid. One you respect comes to you with a problem. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) During A.M. good friends give you the boost you need to get ahead and then you can go ahead great guns on your own. Plan that social affair early. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) A higher- up may be rather demanding in A.M. but the rewards will be great, and you can then get credit much improved. Safeguard your good name. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) A 25 Publishers See Nixon Win COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Twenty-five publishers of court and commercial newspapers in 16 states convening in Colorado Springs uelieve Richare Nixon will he the noxt U.S. president In a political poll taken during Ihi- weekend, Nixon proved lo be the overwhelming winner. The publishers were asked to list the three rnaj 'jr contenders in the erdi r in \vhi"h they .'hough they would finish in the .state, not how they wished [ them ir. finish. j The 16 states represented at: the convention have 265 electoral votes, six short of the number needed to elect a president. By :he most optin.istic reading of the results Nixon could take 13 ol the 16 states with 253 elcctcral votes. The three publishers from Missouri gave that state to Vice President Hubert Humphrey. The most pessimistic reading of the poll gives Nixon 12 of the stales. One of ihe publishers irom Mir .iiQSOta gave the state to Humphrey. The other rated it a tosst'p. In Florida, two publishers rated Nixon the victor while the valued partner gives five ideas j other cou'd nor decide between N>xon and George Wallace. The third party candidate was picked to iinish second in mere states than Humphrey. Wallace got nne, including tossups, to eight for Humphrey. States represented at the convention, v.ere New York, New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Mis- Oklahoma Nevada and in A.M. but don't neglect to pay your bills later in the day. Your intuition is somewhat faulty later. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) No better day than this to get your work done as you had planned for some time, but don't tread on the toes of coworkers. Perk up that health i of yours. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) ! , SO uri, Nebraska Don't make this a disappointing! Texas, Colorado, day by being extravagant in California one way or another, especially for pleasure. Take up some hobby that is worthwhile. ; await you. Listen to what a SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) business expert has to suggest Make sure you carry through early. with wishes of associates and I AQUARIUS f Jan. 21 to Feb. put aside any personal duties, 19) You can gain that impor- desires for now. Kin also expect tant aim early but later you much from you, so don't be will just jog along quietly with disappointing. other interests and get good re- SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to suits, also. Don't give so much Dec. 21) Please kin and higher- importance 10 that social affair ups by doing all the work nec- in P.M. take in your stride, essary and shopping, visiting, PISCKS 'Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) etc., expected of you. Go over Details should be handled early reports etc., carefully for pos- if y>vi are to clear the decks | sible errors. for real action, so get busy on CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. them. Deing meticulous in all 20) Stop wasting time and get that you do can make the right at those monetary duties that impression on others. 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