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2-A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 198*8 DEATHS and FUNERALS ! Markets Jim McLaughlin Rites Saturday At St. Mary's Funeral services for James R. McLaughlin will be held Saturday at 10:0 a.m. at the St Mary's Catholic church, of which he was a member. Father James P. Burke will officiate and burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Pulley funeral Home, where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Friday. The Rosary win be recited at 1 .7,0 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home, with the -Knights of Co- ju-nbus participating in the service. In lieu of flowers, the family loquests that friends send donations to the Pulley Funeral Home, for the Dr. Joseph H. Oijura Foundation, Department of Otolaryngology, Washington I diversity Medical School, for cancer research. ?vlr. McLaughlin, clerk of the Appellate Court here, died at V.i .45 a.m. yesterday at Good Samaritan Hospital at the age of 66 years, 11 months and 15 days. Ho was born January 3, 1902 m St. Louis, Mo., the Son of James R. and Agnes (Hegney) .McLaughlin. in 1922 he was married, in Harris burg, HI., to Gladys Perry, who survives. Mr. McLaughlin was beginning his third six- year term as clerk of the Appellate Court here, having been elected in 19J6. 1962 and 1968. A Democratic leader here for years, he was chairman of the Jjfferson County Den ocratic Central Committee for 18 years and headed the 23rd district central committee for four years. He was a member of the Moose and Elks Lodges and was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, James John McLaughlin of Rockford, HI., and Stephen Michael McLaughlin, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Sehr of Country Club Hills, HI.; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Father Of Local Woman Dies In Memphis, Tenn. Funeral services for Leo M. "Mike*" Lordan, 65, CentraBa,! will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday j it St. Mary's Catholic Church In Centralia. Burial will be in the Cavalry Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. •oday at the Garner And Sons Funeral Home in Centralia. Mr. Lordan died at 6 p.m. ruesday at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis, Tenn. fie is survived by his wife, Dorothy, two sons, Pete of Clarendon Hills, HL and Mickey of Grand Prairie, Tex.; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Carlyle of; Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Judy Rogers | of Centralia and Mrs. Pat Heaney of Memphis, Tenn.; two bro- j there, two sisters and 11 grandchildren. Friends may call at the Garnier and Sons Funeral Home in Centralia after 6 p.m. today. Verna Cantrell Of Dahlgren Is Dead At Age 74 Mrs. Verna Cantrell, 74, of Dahlgren, died at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Methodist Church in Dahlgren, of which she was a member with Elder Ed! Minor and Elder Oscar Smith officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery at Dahlgren. The body will lie in state at 'he Gholson Funeral Home in Dahlgren where friends may ^all after 6:00 p.m. Friday. Mrs. Cantrell was born January 3, 1894, in Hamilton county, the daughter of Gregg and Mary (Trotter) Bosworth. On October 1, 1921, she was married to James Cantrell, who survives. Other survivors include three sons, Frank O. Green of Monroe, N. Y., Tillman B. Cantrell of Belleville and Clifford Cantrell of Sesser; two daughters, Mrs. George Station of Dallas, Tex., and Mrs. Alene Gel- >reath of Normal, HI.; five sis- Erg, Lena Whipple of Dahlgren, Madelyn Nelson of Phoenix, \riz., Mildred Rose of Washing- ion, HI., Maude Rose and! Mary Reed, both of Peoria; and eight grandchildren. Mt. Vernon Hog Market ! J^Jt^* 12:30 p ' m ' 1<> I West Frankfort , The top was 18.75 and 19.00 for ! ki I/SIIASI Di #»3 WpHnp^Hnv i 200 to 220 lb meat ^ /vioronsr iMiieu tJ TT 6U,,cauu 7 ! The t0 p W as 18.50 for 220 to! Clora Gossman, Sesser Resident, Dahlgren Annexed To Rend Lake District Qora Gossman, 90, Sesser, died Wednesday at the Hickory Grove Manor Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Bray-! field Chapel in Sesser with the Rev. Jerrell White officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery Mrs. Gossman was bom Aug, 16, 1878, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah Silkwood Veach She was married to John Gossman who died in 1953. She is survived by one broth er, Curtis Veach of Sesser and one sister, Mrs. Eva Harrison also of Sesser. Friends may call at the Brayfield Funeral Home in Sesser after 5 p.m. today. Rites Held For Williams Baby Graveside services for infant Greg Alyn Williams were held today at 10:00 a.m. at the St, Mary's cemetery, with the Rev. James P. Burke officiating. The baby was born dead Wed nesday at Good Samaritan Hospital Besides the parents, Rodney and Merry (Peterson) Williams of Minneapolis, Minn., the baby is survived by one brother, Gary Paul Williams, at home, and the grandparents, Mrs. Juanita Peterson of Minneapolis, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Williams of ML Vernon. Kennedy Child Gets 4 Names WASHINGTON (AP) — Ethel Kennedy told a news conference at Georgetown University Hos pital today she has named her 11th child Rory Elizabeth Cathe rine. Accompanied by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, brother of her late husband, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy walked to the end of a hospital corridor jam- packed with newsmen, curious hospital employes and others to make the announcement before leaving the hospital. Arrest 2 For Zeigler Holdup CARBONDALE, 111. (AP) The FBI said today they have arrested two men in connection with the $50,000 robbery of the Bank of Zeigler last July, The FBI said the men, whom it refused to identify, were under indictment elsewhere and would be formally charged within a month. Auto Damaged By Hit-Run Driver A bit and run driver Wednesday caused-over $100 damage to a car owned by Joe E. Hamlin, 1021 south 25th street Hamlin said his car was parked at the corner of 10th and Perkin* when it was struck by an unknown driver. Hospital Notes Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Wastina Campbell, Ina. Mary Cecelia Smith, Salem. Mildred Thomas, Route 4, Mt. Vernon. Judy Biggerstaff, McLeansbc- ro. Wilma Berheyen, 800 South 21st. DeElla Stewart, 318 Casey. Discharged: Nona Spangler, Iuka. Arthur Glasco, GrayviHe. Ferman E. Shaw, 720 Perkins. Frances Harper, Woodlawn. Good Samaritan Admitted: Dennis Little, 1105 Douglas. Shirley Pettit, 213 South 23rd. Conrad Ingram, 905 South 22nd. Noel French, Route 4, Mt. Vernon. Monica Dilbech, South Second. Marilyn Jones, Nason. Raymond Lisenby, Opdyke. Fern Watson, 208 North 10th. Eva Dobbins, 813 South 23rd. Terra Jones, Bonnie. Henry Green, Sims. George Blankenship, Salem. Charles Jay, Benton Rd. Discharged: j|g Virginia Malick, Ashley. Wilma Cowen, 704 North 8th. Ronald Ayers, Route 1, Mt. Vernon. Robert Herring, 312 South 12 th. Nancy Wilt, 404 North 8th. Ray Summers. 2708 Mannen. Mrs. Judy Kelly and baby, 816 Warren. Amy Bliss, 25 Edgewood. Harley Estes, 705 South 24th. Frances Lomax, Route 1, Mt Vernon. 230 lb. meat type hogs. Sows were 11.50 and 15.00. oarBs were 9.00 and 10.00. After 12:30 p.m. today prices will be based on next day's prices. Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt Vernon this morning. Wheat 1.20. Soybeans 2.46. Corn 1.07. Chicago Produce CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange - Butter xwholesale buying prices: 93 score AA 68%; 92 A 68%; 90 B 68; 89 C 60&; Cars 90 B 68%; 89 C 62. Eggs wholesale buying prices: grade A whites 48; mediums 44'/i; standards 41; checks 27%. BENTON, 111. (AP) — Miss Tawny L. Baine, 19, of West Frankfort, was injured fatally Wednesday night in the collision of her car and a truck on Illinois 14 near Bucker. Grady A. Smith, 40, of Christpher, the truck driver, suffered r.onous injuries. No St. Louis Police Strike Dahlgren and an area surrounding it was annexed this week into the Rend Lake Conservancy District. The annexation was approved by the Rend trustees at a meeting in Benton Tuesday. Dahlgren plans to build its own water distribution system, at an estimated cost of $220,000, and to tap on to the Rend Lake Intercity Water main which extends from the lake to McLeansboro. Voters of the area approved the annexation recently by a vote i of 306 to 13. ST. LOUIS (AP) — About 650 St. Louis policemen voted unanimously today against a work stoppage because of suspension of five officers. The five have been suspended for alleged participation in the organization of a Police Of fleers Association in St. Louis. St. Louis Produce ST. LOUIS (AP) — Eggs, consumer grades: A large 44-47, A medium 41-44, A small 27-30 B large 37-41; wholesale grades, standard 39-41, unclassified 2223. Hens, heavy 14; light over 5 lbs 9 under 5% lbs 6; broilers and fryers 23.75 25.75. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. (AP) — Estimates for Friday: Hogs 6,000; cattle 200; calves 50; sheep 100. Hogs 7,000; barrows and gilts 25 to 75 higher; 1-2 75 head 218 lbs 20.10; 1-3 200-230 lbs 19.75-20.00; 2-3 210-250 lbs 19.2519.75; sows 25 to 50 higher; 1-3 300-500 lbs 14.75-16.25; boars 12.00-13.50. Cattle 1,000; calves 100; no ti-st price trend; slaughter heifers good and choice 850-925 lbs 24 50-26.50; cows utility 15.00 17.50; bulls 800-1,100 lbs 18.0022 00; choice vealers 33.00-39.00; choice calves 20.00-23.00. Sheep 300; wooled lambs, high choice and prime 90-110 lbs 25.00-26.00, choice 80-100 lbs 23.50-25.00; wooled ewes 3.507.50. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. James Murray of Woodlawn are the parents of a son born at 5:30 o'clock this morning, in Good Samaritan Hospital. He weighed eight pounds and 12 ounces, -o- -o- -o- Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Warren of Wayne City are the parents of a son born at 9:10 o'clock Wednesday morning, in Good Samaritan Hospital, He weighed six pounds and ten and three- fourths ounces. Chicago Grain CHICAGO (AP) — Wheat No 2 hard yellow 1.41%n; No 2 soft red 1.35V4n, Corn No 2 yellow 1.16y 2 n; No 3 yellow 1.14%-15%. Oats No 2 extra heavy white 73n. Soybeans No 1 yellow 2.60%n. Soybean oil 8.55n. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP)—The stock market fell in heavy trading today as it reacted to, news of higher interest rates, but scattered recovery was evident early in the afternoon. Losses outnumbered gains by slightly less than the 3-to-l margin for the downside that prevailed earlier. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon took a thumping loss of 3.0 at 361.9 with industrials off 5.5, rails off 1.6 and utilities off .2. Key stocks fell along a broad front, with most losses going from fractions to a point or so. As the initial shock of the selloff waned, selected issues posted gains running to a point or more. At noon the Dow Jones industrial average was down 8.27 at 962.64, trimming an earlier loss of 9.26. Volume was swelled as usual by the backlog of orders from the Wednesday closing. First- hour volume was 5.4 million shares, far below the record 7.7 million on Oct 17. Youngstown Sheet, down nearly 3 points, was ahead of the rest of the stock list on volume. Lykes Corp. said it would not make a cash tender offer for Youngstown shares mis week. Also very active, California Financial and INA Corp. fell about a point, while gains of, around a npoint were posted for Lionel, United Air Lines, United Utilities and Sinclair Oil. 1 Losses of about 2 points were taken by Goodyear, Sears Roebuck and Merck. Most gold-mining stocks were fractionally higher. Mclntyre Porcupine gained more than a point IBM recovered and advanced nearly 3 points. Control Data added a fraction. Prices declined in heavy trading on the American Exchange. NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 962.64 off 8.27 20 Rails 273.37 off 1.56 15 Utils 137.40 off 0.25 65 Stocks 345.34 off 2.29 COPS BREAK UP DELIVERY BY ACCIDENT (Continued From Page One) bay where two men waited in a small boat. Sklndlver Gets Money One of the men, wearing a skindiving suit recovered the money from the water. Then the 12-foot outboard boat with the name, "Whaler," painted on it put ashore in an expensive residential are just south of downtown Miami. Two days earlier, Barbara was taken away, wearing a red and white nightgown, by a man with a shotgun and a young boy. The Emory College student was staying in a motel with her mother before returning to their Coral Gables Florida home for Christmas vacation. Barbara's father is secretary-treasurer of Deltona Corporation, a $65 million home building and land development firm in Miami. At about six a.m., Dade County Deputy Sheriff Paul S. Self and Miami policeman William Sweeney were sitting in their cars talking near the Brickell Avenue area. "Didn't Belong There" Car Hits Bridge, Lucky Leroy And Wife Not Injured Raymond Marvel, former Mt. Vernon resident who is better known as Lucky Leroy, was lucky this week when he and his wife, Norma Jean, escaped injury in an accident which totally wrecked their car. The accident occurred Tuesday on Route 45 at Mill Shoals when the car skidded on icy pavement and struck a bridge railing. "We were lucky that we could walk away from the accident," Lucky said. Report Two Auto Wrecks In City Wedneday Mt. Vernon police reported two auto accidents Wednesday. At 6:57 p.m. Wednesday, police said cars driven by William R. Sinks, 73, 308 Bell and Walter Gowler, 68, 1005 Lamar collided at the corner of 10th and Perkins streets. Damage to ihe Sinks auto was estimated at approximately $10 while damage to the Gowler vehicle was in excess of $100. Police said Gowler was ticketed for leaving a driveway without due caution. '"ars driven by Frankie V. Lanham, 48, Rt. 1, Mt. Vernon and Dale L. Bohlen, 300 South 22nd street, collided at 7:39 p.m. Wednesday at the corner of 10th anr' Virginia streets. Damage to the Lanham auto •,vas estimated in excess of $100, while damage to the Bohlen vehicle was apprxoimately $75. Meet Your Carrier Boy Car Damaged By Vandals Lee Myers, of Myei-s Funeral Service, Wednesday told Mt. Vernon police vandals damaged his car Saturday night while it was parked at the corner of 10th and Harrison streets. Myers told police vandals apparently used a can opener to scratch the car fenders and trunk lid. Fire Damages House Wednesday Firemen answered a fire call at the rear of 1125 south 9th street Wednesday night, when a house owned by Osa Jones caught fire. Firemen said the floors and A alls of the house were damaged. Cause of the 11:55 p.m. fire has not been determined. No one was home at the time of the fire. (Editor's Note — This fa ano» tner in a series of articles by Ine Register - News, introducing its carrier boys to their customers.) -o -o- -o- Posts Bond In Burglary Case Donnie Martin, 19, of Centralia, posted a $4,000 bond at the court house here yesterday and was released from the county jail. Martin had been jailed on two charges — a burglary last August at the Mooney Gen eral Store in Boyd and the theft of a car on the Richview Road, also last August. The warrant charges he took merchandise valued at $168 from the store, including $7.25 in cash. Pistol Stolen From Automobile FATHER OF 10 KILLS 4 PERSONS AND SELF (Continued From Page One) adopted by other families and did not attend. Authorities were unsure of the exact order of terror in the four offices. Don Jones, reporter for radio station WSMI which has offices in an adjoining suite, said he heard shots, looked out the door and saw Kline "firing indiscriminately. I saw flames from the guns." Jones locked himself in his office and telephoned for help. Jones said Kline tried the station door before he fled. Empties Two Guns Kline apparently emptied his CAMBODIA TO RELEASE 12 YANKS (Continued From Page One) .22 caliber ancr" .25 caliber au- I saw this car that just didn't tomatics into his victims, MOTORIST HITS TREES HANOVER, 111. (AP) — Robert H. Gillman Jr., 50, of Savanna was killed Wednesday when his car ran off Illinois 84 south of Hanover, struck two trees and burst into flame. Gillman was pronounced dead at the scene. Damage to the car was estimated et $1,800 by state police. belong there," Self said. Self and Sweeney said they saw two men walking to the car, which hay Massachusetts license tags, from the direction of the water. One carried a duffel bag and the other the suitcase. When the police approached the men, they ran, dropping the suitcase and duffel bag but hanging on to a carbine from which several shots were fired, Self said. After the men escaped, the police found the suitcase was crammed with money and the duffel bag contained the wetsuit, frogman's fins, and a underwater face mask. At the shore line the police found the abandoned boat. Hermit Questioned Using helicopters and dogs, police combed a jungle area near Biscayne Bay where the two men were first spotted as they ran toward their car. The search flushed an unidentified hermit, about 55, who was taken into custody for questioning. Police said the hermit, whom neighbors said had lived in the lush undergrowth for years living mostly on coconuts, had $500 in his possession. My first concern and the father's concern is the girl's safety," said Fox. Patrolman Self said he had been unaware that an effort was underway to ransom the kid­ naped girl. When Fox was asked if the FBI knew in advance or had told local police about the ransom, he said, "We'd prefer not to comment on that" As far as our men are concerned that's one of these things that won't happen again in a thousand years—they were just in the right place at the wrong time," said a Miami police official. Miami Police Lt. James Knight said his estimate, without counting, was that the bag contained $500,000. Marvin Mathes, about 35, caretaker of the estate—part of the city park system—where the boat landed, said a man and a woman driving a car similar to the- one police described as a blue Volvo visited him Wednesday. The visitors asked what time the park closed and whether they could bring a boat or swim in the area, Mathes said. He described the woman as being in her late 20's and apparently of Spanish descent. The man, in his late 30's, wore white ducks. As Kline hurried down the stairs from his offices above a drugstore on the town square, he passed Ray Unterbrink who was on his way up to join the party. Unterbrink, an administrator for the agency, had dropped off some of the Kline children and gone to park his car. When he reached the offices, the dead and dying were found lying in pools of blood and spent shell casings. Red palm prints marked the walls and doors of the offices. Ornaments had been knocked from the Christmas tree, toy autos and a checkers set were covered with blood and a partially eaten apple and lollypop remained in mute testimony to the abruptly ended Christmas. Carlinville Police Chief Robert Stratton told reporters that Kline had previously threatened social worker Wildgrube with a gun, firing it into the floor at his feet then slugging him. Stratton said Kline was sentenced to two years for these incidents; but was released after serving only a few months of his sentence. St Louis County Police also reported they had arrested Kline in May for abducting one of his children and assaulting a police officer. Details of the two arrests were not immediately available. Kline who was separated from his wife in May, was reported to be a plumber for a St. Louis firm. Of the seven Kline children brought to the agency for the party, one girl was married and lived in St. Charles and six others lived in foster homes scattered throughout the Carlinville area. William Sanders, regional director of the agency, said the family had a long history of child neglect and other troubles. Every-Day Peril Sanders told a news conference, "a man like Kline walks into our offices every day. Our staff is continually subjected to such dangers. We have no weapons to protect ourselves." "Those were strong words," he said referring to the above, "but they had to be said." Sanders said he thought the motive was Kline's "mental unbalance and extreme agitation over imagined wrongs." The dead were removed to the Weise Funeral Home in Carlinville. NOTICE All Members of American Legion Post 141. Nomination of Officers for American Legion 49 Club, Inc. will be be Monday night Dec. 23, 1968, 8:00 P.M. at American Legion Home. Election Of Club Officers Jon. 13, 1969 REX MEDDERS, Adj. other information. The Australian Embassy in Phnom Penh, which represents the U.S. government in Cambodia, said it expected that the 12 Americans being freed there would be flown by commercial airliner to Bangkok Friday. The U.S. and South Vietnamese commands in Saigon announced, meanwhile, that American, South Vietnamese and enemy casualties all increased last week although no major sustained ground fighting reported. The U.S. Command also reported four sharp skirmishes Wednesday in which it said American forces killed 131 enemy troops. Prince Norodom Sihanouk, the Cambodian chief of state, told a news conference in Phnom Penh he was releasing his prisoners so they can spend Christmas with their families. Sihanouk called another news conference two hours later to announce he had received a "cordial" message from President Johnson. He said the President told him the release of the prisoners would contribute to an improvement in relations between their two countries. Johnson also assured him of "the continuing friendship of the American people for Cambodia and its people," Sihanouk said. In his announcement that he was freeing the prisoners the prince complained that Washington had fulfilled none of the conditions he set for the release, and especially that Johnson had not acceded to his request for a personal letter saying efforts would be made to stop violation of Cambodian territory by U.S. and South Vietnamese troops. The release of three Americans held prisoner by the Viet Cong was made contingent on a Christmas Day battlefield meeting between U.S. and Viet Cong delegations to arrange the transfer of the men. The proposal was made in a radio broadcast by the National Liberation Front, the political arm of the Viet Cong. Although both the United States and South Vietnam have repeatedly refused to recognize the NLF, calling it an outlaw group and a tool of Communist North Vietnam, the U.S. Command said it is giving the proposal serious consideration. "We welcome any indication of such a release," said a U.S. spokesman. "We are studying the statement" The NLF broadcast said the Front had decided to release "a number of U.S.-puppet prisoners," suggesting the Viet Cong might release even more Americans and some South Vietnamese. Larry Morgan, Rt. 2 Mt. Vernon, Wednesday reported the theft of a .22 caliber pistol from his automobile. Morgan told Mt, Vernon Police the weapon was taken Tuesday between 2 and 9 p.m. while his ear was parked at the General Radiator Co. or between 7 and 9 p.m. while his car was parked at the high school. Norman Thomas, Socialist, Dies HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Norman Thomas, six times Socialist candidate for president tnd throughout his life a prodder of the American conscience, died today. He was 84. The announcement was made at the Hilaire Farm Nursing Home here by Mrs. Margaret Gottsegcn, director of nursing. He was moved to the nursing home a year ago from the Huntington Hospital, where he was hospitalized after suffering a stroke. Thomas lost his every race for public office, but lived to see the acceptance of many of the ideas he championed. He ran against every president from Herbert Hoover ,to Harry S. Truman and criticized every one since. Earl Eisenhower Funeral Friday SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Earl Eisenhower, a brother of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, will be interred Friday at Scottsdale following a Masonic funeral service. Earl Eisenhower, a former engineer and public relations director, died of a heart attack Wednesday at a Scottsdale hos- 1 pital. He was 70. He suffered his first attack Monday. The former president, who is convalescing at the Walter Reed Hospital in Washington from his seventh heart attack, was "deeply grieved" by his younger brother's death. CHARLES ROBERT THOMPSON Charles Robert Thompson, 11, of 1500 Pace Avenue, carries The Register - News eafch day on Route 28. His route includes north 12th, Pace, Kensington, Isabella and McPherson. Charles Robert, son of Mr. i and Mrs. Robert K. Thompson, I is a sixth grade student at Lincoln school. His hobbies are basketball, baseball, football, fishing and water skiing and his ambition is to become a coach. "Carrying papers has been a good experience for me," Charles Robert said. "I meet a lot of nice people. I have my own spending money and I have a savings account." WARHEAD AEST JARS THE DESERT (Continued From Page One) POSSIBILITY OF BREAK IN PUEBLO CASE (Continued From Page One) swayed tall buildings perceptibly. At Panaca, Nev., a bit less than 200 miles away, school superintendent Preston Price, gave this description: "I was sitting in the office and desks and furniture began moving back and forth. Coat hangars on racks were rattling . . . We could feel the tremor for nearly a minute." Shock waves also were felt at the mining hamlet of Tonopah, 70 miles away, but weakly. At St. George, Utah, where some past blasts have been felt, authorities said they had no reports on this one. In Las Vegas the motion lasted about 30 seconds. An observer on the 22nd floor of a hotel casino said the motion made her feel "weak in the knees, like I had to balance." The AEC had said shock waves should be perceptible for about 250 miles. At the control point 12 miles from ground zero, the rippling ground action lasted five or six seconds. Newsmen watched the action on television screens, which flickered out momentarily as the shock hit. The AEC said the energy yield of the Shot—described as a weapons test — was just about what was expected and there was no venting of radiation into the atmosphere. A spokesman caHed the test "very successful." The shot, scheduled for Wednesday, was delayed a day for fear unfavorable winds might carry radiation toward populated areas should there be venting. c'amped a rigid policy of "no comment" on all reports that the men may be released for Christmas. However, there were indications of movement in the secret talks at Panmunjom. edge the Pueblo intruded into North Korean territorial waters ;ast Jan. 23, apologize and j pledge the act would not be repeated, j The United States has main-1 lained the Pueblo was in international waters when it was boarded and towed into the North Korean port of Wonsan. • The State Department's confirmation of the meeting came . after both the New York Times und the Seoul newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmoon reported that release of the 82 crewmen •' was only a matter of time. The State Department has BOB SAYS: EAGLE'S ANNUAL CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY SAT. DEC 21 1:00 To 3:00 P.M. At THE EAGLE'S LODGE All Eagle's Children And Eagle's Auxiliary Children Are Invited. Factory Executive Hardtop $2995 Stylish fastback '68 Mercury Monterey hardtop- coupe. Purchased from Mercury Division of Ford Motor Co. This fine car has been driven Just a very short time and only a few miles. 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