Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 23, 1968 · Page 15
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 15

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, December 23, 1968
Page 15
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 196S THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS TIZZY ^* nmmt ^^ Stunts Growth —Before You Are Born By HAL. BOYLE NEW YORK CAP) - Things a ; columnist might never know if he didn't open his mail: Even before you are born smoking can stunt your growth.; That is, if your mother smokes. \ A British, medical study found \ that women who smoked had \ babies weighing six ounces less | on the average than those born to non smoking mothers. But if a I woman gave up smoking early in her pregnancy her baby was usually of average weight. It has been estimated that * eight square blocks of fog. piled 100 feet deep, consists of less than one large glass of water. How much life will you have loft in you when Uncle Sam starts paying you retirement money at the age of 65? Well, if you're a man in reasonable health, you should last another 13 years: if you're a woman, 16.4 years. One of the tilings about women that puzzles doctors is why they can tolerate—and in fact enjoy—a bath temperature five degrees higher than that preferred by men. On the other hand, when they are not taking a bath, men are usually in hot water more often than women. How long should you leave your Christmas tree up? Well, sentiment is usually the ruling factor, but the truth is that after five days indoors any evergreen tree becomes increasingly a fire hazard. Quotable notables: "Nobody can live without loving somebody, nobody can love without leaving somebody!" Xoel Coward. Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but daily showers actually remove only about seven per cent of the bacteria on your body. Those who scrub themselves with brush or wash cloth. | says Dr. Ralph O. Richards, | Utha surgery professor, "Irri- , tate the skin and may invite greater bacterial invasion than would have been present had 1 they never washed at all." Hippies have been trying to tell us this all along! History lesson: Can you identify the V S. presidents who bore the following nicknames: "Pointed Arrow," "veto President." "stuffed Prophet." and "Houriini in the White House"? They were Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson. G rover Cleveland and Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was Mark Twain who ob- servord, "Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who lias merely laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid." 4 BIG DAYS December 26th, 27th, 28th, & 30th BECAUSE we are making changes and need to reduce our stocks! VALUES OUR PRICE $7.00 to $9.00 per yd $2 .00 to $3.00 $8.00 to $12.00 per yd $2 .00 to $3.50 $10.00 to $27.00 per yd $3.00 to $4.75 $12.00 to $35.00 per yd $3.00 to $4.t5 ProVIEWING JANUARY — We'll 'MESS AROUND* urtth DRAPERIES SPECIALS. RENSHAW'S UPHOLSTERY & DRAPERIES 310 South 12th Street — King City MERRY CHRISTMAS "TO ALL" IJLU&SdUULMJLWUUOMJUl "And while I 'm never speaking to you again, let me tefj v i.iLi GOi"" e ih ir,o- e! -.<»•-." Bride-To-Be Tortured, Slain ZION. Til. (API - TIIP lettered body of a 22-year-old school teacher was found Friday near Zion. and Lake County sheriff's deputies searched INTEREST PER ANNUM On 6 Month Saving Certificates «f $10,000 or More. 43 /4% Interest Paid on Pass-Book Savings Accounts. Put Your Money "Where Thousand* Save Millions." MT. VERNON LOAN AND BUILDING ASSOCIATION Accounts Insured Up to $15,000 by FSLIC 12th end Broadway Phone 244-1400 Mt. Vernon, Illinois for her missing fiance today. The victim. Anna Mandragon. to have been married next Friday to Gone Newberry, 23. ;;inother teacher in the Zion .-•ehool system. ' Newberry's father. Austin, j said his son failed to return to their home in nearby Waukegan Thursday after teaching :iis sixth grade class at West School in Zion. Lake County Coroner Orville ; Olavey described the slaying as "one of the worst I've seen." Miss Mandragon, a third grade teacher at Lakeview school in Zion, apparently had b'v>n tortured before she was killed, Clavey said. She was to have attended a bridal shower in her honor Friday afternoon but failed to show up. friends said. The body was found by two hoys near the entrance to what is known as Drew Sand Pits, west of Illinois Beach State P :rk. Police said the body was i'lund in a ditch hidden by high weeds, along the Chicago and North Western Railway tracks, about 45 miles north of Chicago. Freshly-cut branches were scattered around the ditch apparently in an effort to hide the hody, police said. Robert Needham, a ranger at the state park, said the "body was partly clothed, and the head was battered." Police said articles of the vic- ti i's clothing and personal belongings were found strewn nround the area. Tire tracks were found leading from a nearby road to the body. The United States has more telephones than the rest of the j world combined. SPECIAL Reg. 39.95 20" high riding action HI-RISE BICYCLE 95 Ruggedly buiU, willi pinch type front wheel brake; large chrome headlight, chrome fenders front and back. White wall tires, banana seat. 36 Assembled JUST SAY"CHARGE IT' IN EVERY DEPARTMENT. From the girls who spend Christmas helping you.... 3 ways to make holiday calling merrier. When you make your Long Distance calls this holiday season, here's how to make it easy for yourself. The money-saving way. You save on station-to-station calls any day of the holiday week after 7 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday. The same bargain rates apply all day on Christmas and New Year's Day. Low Midnight Special Rates will apply from midnight to 7 a.m. any day on calls dialed direct. The avoid-the-rush way. To avoid the busiest periods, make your Long Distance calls on Monday, or early in the day on Tuesday, December 24—and early morning on Christmas Day. The fastest way. The fastest way is to dial your calls yourself. The Call-Guide pages in the front of your telephone directory contain lists of area codes and helpful tips on how to dial your Long Distance calls. Because more calls are made—and to more out-of-the-way places— during the holiday season, some calls may be delayed. If your call doesn't go right through, hang up. and wait a while before trying again. We'll get your greetings through as quickly as we can. It's our way of saying Happy Holidays! jjy Illinois Bell Telephone Part of the Nationwide Bell System

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