Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 19, 1968 · Page 15
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 15

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rival religious and political factions in Northern Ireland said' today that agitation is likely to continue despite an impassioned call for peace in the streets by Premier Terence O'Neill. O'Neill warned in a television address Monday night that civil disorders had brought the state to the "brink of chaos" and that demonstrators should accept his government's policy of gradual, reforms. •. ! Roman Catholic civil rights j groups said O'Neill's plea was; "statesmanlike," but they were • disappointed the one-man one-j vote principle and other elector-1 al reforms had not been announced. "Until these have been, granted, the civil rights campaign; must continue," a spokesman said. Protestant extremists said > they would continue their fight to preserve the constitution from change. TOKOY (AP) Four un- HEAT'S-ON READY TO MOVE IN Brand new 3 bedroom one and one half barhs^ large kitchen with dining area, carpeted, patio, carport, aluminum exterior. Only $16,900.00 For Appointment — Phone 244-1591 armed, officials of Nippon Trust & Banking Co. were hauling $816,667 in yen today from Tokyo to Fuchu. 20 miles away, when a man dressed as a policeman flagged down their car and told them a time bomb had been planted in it. The bank officials got out of the car. The man jumped in and sped away, taking the crates of paper money which the officials were taking to an electric company for distribution as Christmas bonuses. i II was the biggest robbery ever reported in Japan, police said. The empty car was found i abandoned, and bank ' officials said they had no record of^the serial numbers on the bills. NOTICE "STERLING DODSON" Elcctrohix, Vacuum Cleaner Sales & Service 15 Years In The Business Fbone 242-6137 New Exclusive 2 Motored Machine For Rugs & <5iirpetlng NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE Brick building and extra lot on Main Street of Sesser, Illinois, formerly owned by Mike Baksa, described as Lots Thirteen (13) and Fourteen (14) in Block Eight (8) in the original Plat of Sesser, Illinois, subject to prior reservations, exceptions or conveyances of the coal, oil, gas and other minerals. Ideal for small business or for warehouse. To be sold at auction on Saturday, December 28th, 1968, at the premises at 11:00 o'clock A.M. Sellers will pay all real estate taxes through 1968, payable in 1969. Abstract of Title is available for examination at the office of Richard O. Hart, at Benton, Illinois, attorney for the Executors. Sellers reserve the right to reject all bids. TERMS: 10% At Time r»f So'e—Balance on delivery of • Title. 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Model 240 2 Stores—2 Large Showrooms 1112 Broadway | Appliance Service • TV Service | Tower Service • Radio Service Phon 244-0322 • 244-0323 HttBHSevRe^^^ e ^eW"^^ Capital Quote Br THE ASSOCIATED PRESS '"Their (Orville and, Wilbur Wrights') first journey was shorter than the floor of the giant 0-5 cargo ship that was test flown earlier this year. But those bi*ief flights ... launched the air age. They changed mankind's way of life."—President Johnson, proclaiming today, the 65th anniversary of the flight near Kitty Hawk, N.C., as Wright Brothers Day. LIQUOR—WINE—GIKI CHAMPAGNE—MIXES BEER Hot or Cold by the Case Other Beverages Bar Accessories SPECIAL PRICES WOODEN INDIAN Open Evenings Free Parking In Rear Free Delivery - Ph. 242-0474 COOLING IT; a leatherneck with the Third Marine Division in Vietnam relaxes in the driver's seat of his tank, with just his feet sticking out of the hatch for air. ARE YOU READY? HUMPTY DUMPTY SAT ON A WALL HUMPTY DUMPTY HAD A GREAT FALL And he's gonna have a RAND winter, too because he is getting that HARD COLD WALL COVERED with FABRIC from RENSHAW'S UPHOLSTERY and DRAPERY 310 South 12th Street King City Illinois Has 10,550 In Draft-Ready Pool By DAVID L. ANDERSON Associated Press Writer SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) — The State of Illinois has provided more than 78,000 men for the Vietnam war through the Illinois Selective Service System since 1964. Director John Hammack of the Illinois Selective Service System said in an interview that 10,550 men are in the ready-to-be-drafted pool in Illinois. An area of men considered untouchable in the past will soon be getting their "greetings" from the U.S. Army — students attending graduate school in Illinois colleges, Hammack said. Hammack said he expects a cutback in induction levels if a settlement is reached in the war. "There probably wouldn't be any callups for a few months until the services got back down to dize," he said. "But if the war continues, I expect callups to increase sharply for at least the first part of 1969." Hammack said the lifting of deferments from all graduate students except persons studying medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, osteopathy and optometry has had little effect on the graduate schools because of recent light draft calls. In addition, fewer of the comparatively older men pass the physicals than do the younger. Ulcers, for example, are a big problem among graduate students, he said. Also, many of those students eligible for the draft enrolled for the current semester and have been granted temporary deferments to finish the term. Next semester many of these graduate students will be inducted, he said. About half the 78,000 Illinois men drafted since 1964 have enlisted in other services, Hammack said. He said most of those enlisting do so as a direct result of the draft. Right now. says .Hammack, the Illinois Selective Service System has 10,550 men in its raady-to-be-drafted pool. Another 104,000 are deferred students (classified 2S) and 2l>000 arc 18-and '19-year-old 1 , high school students. A total of 110,000 Illinois men are currently serving in all branches (ID) and 36,000 are National Guardsmen or in the reserves. The unacceptable by current standards, but liable for consideration in time of national emergency (1Y), persons number 163,000. Another 45,000 are considered unacceptable under any conditions (4F). The 156,500 veterans under 35 years of age are classed 4A and the 25,000 men given occupational deferments are classed 2A. Fathers and! those granted hardship deferments total 217,000 and those betwen 26 or 35 (depending on whether or not they were ever deferred) and 47 total 913,000. About 6,000 clergy and divinity students are deferred (4D). In 1967, 33,064 men were tested by Selective Service. A total of 21,198 were accepted and 11,866 rejected. During the last 20 years an average of 34 per cent of Illinois men flunked the Army tests compared with 42 per cent nationwide. Of those rejected, 72.2 per cent failed the physical, 11.6 per cent failed the mental test and 2 per cent failed both. Slightly over four per cent were deemed morally unacceptable. Hammack suggested that a higher percentage of Illinois men passed the tests than the rest of the nation because of higher prevailing educational standards than in rural and southern states. Less than one per ccent of linois men, 991, were accepted as conscientious objectors. "And surprisingly enough," said 1 Hammack, "of the 211 boys now serving 'CO jobs' in Illinois hospitals, from the reports we get, almost all of them are doing a very fine conscien- tous job." Hammack said the lifting of the graduate student deferments and a curtailment of staf- fers in Illinois draft boards has J seriously strained his manpow-1 cr. ' : Following a July 1 austerity 'order, the Selective Service divisions across the nation were ordered to replace only 70 per cent, of its employes who leave. "The boards will not be able to treat the public with the i courtesy we would like them to jand some offices will have to ' be closed," Hammack said. In Illinois, the Selective Serv- • ice staff is down 20 per cent with the bulk of the losses in metropolitan areas. SEASON'S GREETINGS ft? From Your Friendly rk | HOME BEVERAGE LIQUOR STORE | Home of Fine Liquors — Cordials — Wine — Beer — Sodas — Distilled and J^f ^ Mountain Valley Water — Packaged Liquors and Decanters. jj^j || Special Liquor Prices By The Case ^ H 307 South 12th FREE DELIVERY Dial 244-3097 U VU Charles and Carol Hertenstein — Bernard and Agnes Tapocik * plus 39$ to 70£ estimated Fed. Ex. 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