Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 19, 1968 · Page 20
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 20

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 19, 1968
Page 20
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8-B m W RKC.I8TER-XKWS MT S KR?:ON. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 19G8 MOUNTAIN TRIBESMAN gets some helpful advice from U.S. provincial representative Dan Leaty. Under way is construction of an elementary school in Go Cong province, 35 miles southeast of Saigon, under a hamlet school program assisted by the Agency for International Development. RECEPTIONS! PARTIES! CELEBRATIONS! RENT WHAT YOU NEED . . . Punch Bowls Cups — Plates Coffee Urns Tables — Chairs From ANCHOR RENT-ALL COMPANY 17th and Perkins Phone 244-0884 Farm News WASHINGTON (AP> - The I value of U. S. farmland and 'buildings increased 70 per cent • between 1958 and 1968, the Agri' culture Department rep'-ts. ' The average increase .a value I in the various states ranged ! from 41 per cent to 132 per i cent during the past decade. | Strongest ndvancps were in the i South, where farm real estate ' values more than doubled in several states. Smaller increases occurred in , the mountain states, lake states : and in the corn belt. Based on new estimates, eom- 1 mercial farms had an average i value of about $100,000 per farm on March 1, 19fi8. Other farms —those with annual gross sales i per farm of less than $2,500— ' nad an average value of $24,000. The size of commercial farms [ averaged 550 acres, compared I with 120 acres for other farms. • » The rate of voluntary trans- 1 : fers of farm real estate during: ' the year ended March 1, 1968, t was about 30.4 per cent per 1 1,000 farms, about 2 per cent below a year ago. The department, said that . farmland values in the past two decades have climbed steadily due to active farmer and non- farmer demand. Farmers, who account for noai'ly two of three buyers, have bought land primarily for enlargement. •Nonfarmers have been in the . market for investment and oth- ' er reasons. Regardless of the j many motives, the department j said, values still con-elate with ^Lodkt I didn't say you were a crackpot. I didn't eve: Know you WEREI" Horoscope Forecast Today In History By THF, ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Thursday, Dec. 19, the 354th day of 1968. There are 12 days left in the year. Todays highlight in history: On this date in 1777, George Washington and the Continental Army began their winter encampment at Valley Forge, Pa. On this elate: In 1675, in the last battle in King Philip's war, British colo- nis's defeated the Narragansett Indians in Rhode Island. In 1732, Benjamin Franklin began to publish Poor Richard's Almanac. In 1793, Napoleon Bonaparte recaptured the French seaport of Toulon. In 1939, the crew of the German liner Columbus scuttled the vessle in mid-Atlantic to avoid capture by the British navy during World War II, In 1941, Adolf Hitler, faced with military setbacks, dismissed his chief of staff and assumed personal command of the German army. -In 1946, war broke out in Indochina as troops under Ho Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French. Ten years ago—An Atlas mis­ sile was put into orbit by the U.S. Air Force. Five years ago—Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara arrived in Saigon to analyze a critical state in the South Vietnam war. One year ago — President Johnson flew to Australia for memorial services for Prime Minister Harold Holt, who had drowned. . The United States has over 300 wildlife sanctuaries, not counting Los Angeles' Sunset Strip where the hippies congregate. HURRY —HURRY Last 2 Weeks Of Our BIG MOVING SALE SAVE TO UP is i JoELLA'S EAST Outlet Store 400 Main St. Ph. 244-16501 Friday: Until evening a considerable delay can be in effect that, can keep you from getting what, is most vital to your welfare and happiness. Then as the evening progresses, - . , . . , „ ,, you see your way more clearly I expected total returns; Annual > gain ^ wiU and assistance, ; returns o land since lfaO have o£ thoso who understand your] i averaged 3.o per cent the same r OI . olner vocational ambi .i ; as the average dividend yield ' (ion ! ; on common stock. . Agriculture Department has an; nounced the addition of barley, soybeans and flaxseed to the list of price-supported crops which are not eligible for production on government owned lands. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) i Follow through with all that hi- 1 gher- ups expect from you and show also you are an A-l citizen. If you get together with officials in P.M., you get excellent results. ! TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) | Show greater • purpose in your ! Barley is included in the 1969 1 own job and you get more sat- j j leed grain program and thus ! isfactory results. Some n e w | I subject to acreage restrictions | contact wants you to follow his j | as a condition of price support 1 ideas. Evening is best tor this. 1 eligibility. : GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) The continuing increase, in I soybean production has led to | a major btiildup in stocks. The Although! you think you cannot handle all that work precisely,' you . can surprise your| department said that soybeans j self if you apply your talents will be in surplus supply during ' seriously. Eliminate obstacles. 1968-69. A similar situation ex- MOON CHILDREN (June 22 ists for flaxseed. • to July 21) Keep agreements j The change in the list was conscientiously and in a friendly j j announced so farmers who lease i manner instead of trying to slip; l government - owned cropland! out of them. P;M. is best time j ' to clear up any differences with ! *<**&S*S &a^^ I others HlfflLive Christmas j * TREES f: bis educational TV, but xiih the public. GENUINE Scotch Pine Fresh Cut In The Vast Forests Of Canada I LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) You ! want surroundings arranged just as you desire, but it may take a little longer than you thought. Be patient. Do more planning for the holidays ahead j during you spare hours. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Wear a smile even though you £ may feel otherwise and bolster •tjithe spirits of others, especially! ; ;' those who rely on you. Wait j some usual expert who is not '. ; ', until 8 p.m. to go to that party,; feeling well just now. $ . etc. : CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. •A;' LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) j 201 Get busy clearing up perso- l \i ' Doing something at home that! nal problems you hnvo and don't .Y. ruins the tranquility now enjoy- 1 rely on some family tie who ed there would be most unwise, j is not feeling up to par. Do *4* l Avoid subjects of a ticklish na -i whatever gives you more robust ' ture. i health. Are you wearing the J?!! SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) i right neckline? $|You can easily cause some dis- \ AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. I£' ruption now of a fine alliance i 19) Forget helping others mo^!! if you act too forcefully with I mentarily and see what you can This Week Only SEWFANCY... • liaHHHinP 1 ^ 237/827 zig-zag sewing machine with case This heavy-duty machine sews on all types of fabrics. Darns, mends, monograms. Sews buttons and buttonholes. lis. YOUR CHOICE 5'/, Ft, Each jVi i partners. Don't jeopardize pre- I sent support. &l SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to ITj j Dec. 21) Although you may be •T; • financially unhappy at the mo $ > ment, don't take drastic steps 1^ \ you would later regret. Better ' ' use own judgment that is sen- fh 1 sible instead of listening to do to make your own position in life more worthwhile, beneficial. Use good logic instead of following your intuition which could be faulty. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) Don't try to force pals to do what you think is best or they will turn away from you. You have to get busy and do some from the various agencies can | real work before you can at- j tain some cherished personal j Ft.- Vt Ft.—-7 Ft. Tall Sold Everywhere For $1.00 Per Foot 700 Plaza Lane make plans for 1969 «jl Eight other crops are on the airns U list as ineligible for planting jfc, on government land. They in- 'JL. ' elude cotton upland and extra •A* long staple, corn, grain, sor- Jjj ghums. ncc. wheat, peanuts, Phone 242-6540 ^ dry edible beans and tobacco types for which acreage dllot- »*Ar *eV*eV*«V*eV*eV *A *3eV* ments are in effect. JUST LIKE MOM'S... The Little Touch & Sew* Sewing Machine by SINGER. Just little girl size—the little Touch & Sew machine sews regular lock stitches like Mom's. It has a molded plastic presser foot and runs by handcrank for safety (batteries' and AC adapter are optional). FREE GIFT WRAPPING AND DELIVERY FOR CHRISTMAS ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.A. USE OUR CONVENIENT CREDIT PLAN ... NO MONTHLY PAYMENTS UNTIL FEB., 1969. Park Plaza Shopping Center Open 9 Til 9 P.M. Dally Sundays 1 Til 6 P.M. What's new for tomorrow is at SIN C E R today!* SINGER t i Christmas slippers for little angels at heavenly sent w prices Boys' foptfulf BootSlippir MustanjTen. Warm lined. SizMttoJ. 1.99 H.OURS: ,10 Til 9 P.M. WEEKDAYS 9:3.0 Til 9 P.M. SATURDAYS ,' 1 Til «?«P.M. V / SUNDAYS Use Ypur Midwest Bank Card Fluffy AM Sljwtr Assorted bright colon. Si«*3t«12. Ijiyj <ft. MORt at ' ' NOBILS PARK PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Little Girls' Pearlized Vinyl Slippir Blue or Pink with Fur-pile collar. Sizes 9 to 3. jf|

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