Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 24, 1968 · Page 2
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Tuesday, December 24, 1968
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2-A xviSGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 19(58 DEATHS Maude Holland, Dahlgren Dies; Rites Thursday Mrs. Maude Erwin Holland, 73, of Dahlgren, died at 8:00 a.m. Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Middle Creek Baptist church, of which she was a member, with the Rev. R. L. Schlagg officiating. Burial will be in the Middle Creek cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Gholson Funeral Chapel in Dahlgren, where friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. Mrs. Holland was first married to Willie Erwin, who preceded her in death. Her second husband also preceded her in death. Survivors include four sons, William C. Erwin of McLeansb- ro, James R. Erwin of Mt. Vernon, Dwight K. Erwin of Dahlgren and Charles D. Erwin of LaGrange; one daughter, Mrs. Opal Burris of Opdyke; three brothers, Riley Williams of Keenes, Claude Williams of Enfield and Charlie Williams of St Louis, Mo.; 25 grandchildren and 28 great- grandchildren. Irvin Roush Rites Thursday In Fairfield Funeral services for Irvin Roush, 72, Fairfield, will be held at 1:"30 p.m. Thursday at Nale's Chapel in Fairfield. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery, Mr, Roush died Sunday in the Fairfield Hospital. He was born July 30, 1896, the son of Perley and Mary Taylor Rouse. He was married to Ruth Wood who survives. Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Lillian Balistrevie of Milwaukee, Wis.; three grandchildren and one great grandchild. Friends may call at Nale's Funeral Home in Fairfield after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Bertha Hartley Dies Monday At Age Of 85 Mrs. Bertha Jane Hartley of Mt. Vernon died Bt 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Setzekorn Nursing Home at the age of 85 years one month and nine days. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pulley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stuart York officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home where friends may call from 8:00 a.m. Thursday until the funeral hour. Mrs. Hartley was born on Nov. 14, 1883, in Benton, the daughter of Charles Jackson and Emma Alice (Hays) Hampton. On May 6, 1931, in Nashville, she married Albert Hartley who preceded her in death in 1960 Mrs. Harltey was a member of tiie Central Church of Christ j in Mt. Vernon. | Survivors include a brother, Charles Ray Hampton of Boca Baton, Florida; and four sisters, Mrs. Mattie Thimmig of Albuquerque, N.M., Miss Lena Hampton of Anna, Mrs. Dorothy Proudfit of Portland, Oregon, and Mrs. Tuesa Epperson of Mt. Vernon. KILLED when North Koreans boarded the Pueblo was Seaman First Class Duane D. Hodges of Cresswell, Ore. Three other crewmen were injured. Markets Mt. Vernon Hog Market Prices paid until 12:30 p.m. today were steady. The top was 19.50 and 19.75 for 200 and 220 lb meat type hogs. The top was 19.25 for 220 and 230 lb. meat type hogs. Sows were 12:00 and 15.25. Boars were 9.00 and 10.00. After 12:30 p.m. today prices will be based on next day's prices. Four Illinois War Deaths Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this morning. Wheat 1.22. Soybeans 2.46. Corn 1.08. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department announced Monday the name of four Illinois servicemen who died recently in Vietnam. Killed in action were: Army Sgt. William J. Pahr Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Pahr Sr., 16243 Sussex Ave., Markham. Army Pfc. Russell J. Whittington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russel O. Whittington, 244 W. Glenn St., Macon. Two died not as a result of hostile action. They were: Army Pfc. Donnie L. Worthey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Worthey, Rt. 2, Mason. Marine Corps Pfc. Steven J. Foy, son of Mrs. Rita P. Foy, 542 Surf St., Chicago. Propose Bank At Johnston City SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) AN application for a permit to organize the Bank of Johnston City has been filed with the commissioner of banks Capitalization consists of $450,000. Organizers of the bank are Dsted as: Frank Marlow, Lysle Ardis, Clyde Brewster, all of Herrin; Charles D. Winters, R. W. Harris, Harry Crisp and Earl Parks, of Marion; O. M. Hudgens, Tom Oster, John D. Parks, Luther H. Hyden, Ralph Kowalis, Chester Stocks and James E. Culver, all of Johnston City and Milo Cardwell of Thompsonville 15 Injured In Store Blaze CHICAGO (AP) —Fifteen persons wei'e injured Monday when flames suddenly shot out of a wall in a West Side dress shop filled with midaftemoon Christmas shoppers. Many of the injured were among panicked customers and employes who were trapped against doors that wouldn't open because of the crush of persons trying to escape. A spokesman for Garfield Park Community Hospital, where the injured were taken, said three were children. Three persons were reported in critical condition. Hundreds of persons were in the Three Sisters Dress Shop at 4000 W. Madison St., fire officials said 1 , when a wall on the first floor broke into flames. As they tried to escape the blaze, customers jammed against doors which opened inward. They were trapped until firemen arrived and chopped through to them. SEND BACK PHOTOS OF DARK SIDE NEVER SEEN FROM EARTH (Continued On Page 2 Col. 5) from 200,000 miles away. The bright reflection of the sun dulled some of the features, but viewers could not help but be caught up in the excitement of seeing pictures beamed live by three adventurers 230,000 miles from their home planet. Barbara Identifies Kidnaper MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Atty. William Meadows says Barbara Jane Mackle has identified Gary Steven Krist and Ruth Eisimann-Schier as the couple who buried her alive in North Georgia after she was kidnaped. Meadows' disclosure came Monday during a preliminary hearing at which federal extortion charges were added to the kidnaping counts against Krist and Miss Eisemann-Schier. Krist, who was captured Sunday on swampy Hog Island off the Florida Gulf Coast, replied "Yes" twice during the hearing when asked if he understood the new charges and his rights. Miss Eisemann-Schier, described as a 5-foot-3, 26-year-old sometimes blonde of athletic build, is being sought. There was no explanation of how or when Miss Mackle's identification was made. The hearing in a heavily guarded room at the Dade County jail in Miami was continued until Jan. 10 to give Krist and an attorney who is temporarily representing him time to study the charges. Miss Mackle, a 20-year-old Emory University coed and daughter of a wealthy Coral Gables land developer, was kid­ naped from an Atlanta motel last Tuesday. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents found her late Friday, buried in a coffin- like box in a shallow pit 20 miles from Atlanta. Baps On Coffin FBI agents said Miss Mackle led them to the pit by using her knuckles to rap on the lid of the box. The kidnapers had telephoned her general location to the FBI after her father paid a $500,000 ransom. Krist, a Marine researcher, and Miss Eisemann-Schier, a student, worked together at the University of Miami's Institute of Marine Science. Officers have discounted reports that a third person was involved in the kidnaping. In Redwood City, Calif., Krist's estranged wife—Carmen Simon Krist—told newsmen her husband "wants to be remembered—to make an impact on the world he lives in." Mrs. Krist 22, said she left Florida two weeks ago and went to her parents' home in Red- ACCUSED KIDNAPER AT FORT MYERS, FLA.—Handcuffed and guarded closely, Gary Steven Krist is pictured at Fort Myers, Fla., when he left hospital there. He Is accused of kidnaping Barbara Jane Mackle from an Atlanta, Oa., motel last week. (AP Wlrephoto) In Most Of The North White And Frigid Christmas Looms ASHLEY EartMings were treated to a, bleak, barren landscape of era- wood after Krist told her "he Hospital Notes Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Frank Smith, McLeansboro. Asa Knowles, Bonnie. Paul Bernard, Bonnie. Williams Degenhart, 1214 Warren. Discharged: Shannon Hayes, Ina. Bernice Head, Ina. Good Samaritan Admitted: Malissa Dalby, 86, Dies Tody In Mt. Vernon Malissa aJne Dalby,. 86, Ina, died at 1 a.m. today in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services for Mrs. Dalby will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Elk Prairie! Christian Church. Burial will be in the Bethel Cemetery. Mrs. Dalby was born in Illinois April 23, 1882. She was ; daughter the daughter of Alfred and Mar- • 34th. tha Clinton Harmon. She was I Harold Howard, 1824 Richview married to R. T. (Dick) Dalby < Road Who died Dec. 23,1947. j Henry Nelson, 518 North 12th She is survived by three sons, I Sam and Charles Dalby of Whittington and Richard Dalby of Ben Elliott, 698 S. 24th. James Burwell, 2501 Broadway. Mareta Wimberly, 404 South 19th. James Smith, 2812 Cherry. Pamela King, 1409 White. Ida Sutton, 308 South 9th. James Anthony Alexander, 7 Edgewood. Nellie G. Mays, 520 South 15th Larry Neil Shaw, 324 North 5th. Maxine Flota, 603 South 16th. Elaine Lynette Moore, 516 Bell. Jacqueline Lowery, 2018 Richview Road. Sheryl Dark-no Manlcy, 816 North 6th. Discluvged: Barbara Sampsun, 615 Lamar. Henry Shurtz, Wationville. John Sydes, 1125 South 9th. Essie Kirkland, 104 Castleton. Mrs. Wanda Cates and baby KimberJy Sue, 308 So. ter-pocked plains, boulder- strewn plateaus end rugged mountains. Sahara Desolation It looked like a most inhospitable place, a scene of desolation more complete than any Sahara. As Anders handled the camera for the 12-minute telecast from an altitude of about 150 miles, he described the sur-| face as "whitish-gray, like dirty beach sand with lots of footprints in it." Neming unnamed craters after astronauts, including themselves, Anders turned lunar tour guide with such description as: "We're passing over crater Borman right now. Lovell's right next to it and Anders right next to it." The television was beamed after Apollo 8 a tiny speck in limitless space, whirled through its second of 10 planned orbits of the moon. Each pass takes about two hours. The spacecraft was injected initially into an orbit ranging from 69 to 193 miles above the surface. The astronauts are to shoot themselves out of orbit at 1:0^ p.m. Wednesday for the 58-hour return to earth. The momentous orbit insertion climaxed a 69 hour journey that started Saturday at Cape Kennedy in which the astronauts, like three wise men of the f-ast, guided themselves toward a bright object in the heavens. Although Borman, Lovell and Anders are more than a quarter million miles from home, they'll l>.!.ow it's Christmas. Mission control plans to pipe Christmas cai-ols and a recorded church service to them over the radio didn't love me. He said he wanted a separation." "I still love him," she said, "and I don't believe in divorce. "I don't know the woman they say was involved in this thing with him. It comes as a great shock to me. I think they were together the first time on a two- weeks cruise a few months back." The cruise in September was a Marine institute trip to Bermuda where Krist, then working under the assumed name George Deacon, drove Miss Eisemann-Schier around on a motor scooter. Miss Eisemann-Schier, a native of Honduras with a degree in pharmacology from the University of Mexico, became a poor student after the Bermuda trip, her former professors at the institute said. May Drop Charges Meadows said federal kidnap­ ing charges against the pair may have to be dropped later because it appears Miss Mackle was not transported across a state line "A HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR ALL." Mr. and Mrs. Milford Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Carter and son shopped in the King City Saturday. Msr. Orval Phelps was a business caller in Nashville Monday afternoon. Miss Alberta Sensel and Mrs. Roy Coultas spent Friday and Saturday in St. Louis with Mr. and Mrs. Mike Naster and Christmas shopped. Paul Riddle of Mt. Vernon spent the weekend with his grandmother Mrs. Pearl Riddle. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Braswell visited Mr. and Mrs. George McNail Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Painter of Imperial, Mo., spent Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Pearl Riddle and announced the new great granddaughter Lisa Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Painter of Imperial, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wilson were dinner guests and spent Wednesday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. George McNail Roger, Karen and Marietta Lipe of Centralia were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Green. Alan Severs spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Green also. Glen Riddle and son David of Mt. Vernon visited his mother Mrs. Pearl Riddle Sunday after- ; nocn and Paul Riddle returned] home with them. Mrs. Marietta Boldt and Mrs. Helen Walker attended the Christmas program at White Sw;m Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. George McNail spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wilson and in the evening they attended Jie Christmas program at White Swan. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Braswell and children of East St. Lou!s are spending the Holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Niederhoef'er and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Braswell By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A white Christmas seemed a certainty for most of the northern half of the nation today as fresh snows piled into the West and East and zero cold locked the midlands in the remnants of a highway-clogging storm. A new Pacific storm lashed the northwest with gales and soaking rains along the coast and flung heavy snows inland from the Cascades and Sierras to the northern Rockies. Lakeview, in south-central Oregon, shoveled through 16 inches of snow. Biting gales sweeping the eastern Great Lakes scattered flurries into the Appalachians and dumped heavy snow into western New York and adjacent lake areas. Travelers warnings were issued for eight New York counties pelted by snow and winds up to 50 miles an hour. Six inches of snow fell atop a coating of ice in sections east of Buffalo to add an extra hazard for motorists winding up Christmas shopping and those getting an early start on holiday travel. A new blast of Arctic air rolled across the plains and Midwest, driving temperatures below zero in a region plastered by up to 2 feet of snow Sunday and Monday. Highway crews plowed through 10-and 12-foot drifts in portions of Kansas-, Nebraska, Iowa, the eastern Dakotas and Minnesota. Blowing and drifting snow continued to frustrate clearing operations in parts of southwestern Minnesota, and some highways were open only to one- 1 way traffic. The snow ranged] up to 26 inches in depth at Morris, Minn., and 25 inches at Duluth. Before churning into the northeast, the weekend storm heaped 12 to 16 inches of snow across northern Michigan. All roads except U.S. 41 were closed in the state's Upper Peninsula for a time Monday. As the latest in a series of City Treasurer Files Petitions For Reelection City Treasurer Mary Lou Eubanks, 206 south Fourth street, today became a candidate for reelection. She filed her petitions at city hall this morning. Mrs. Eubanks is completing Li.r second four- year elective term a city treasurer. She served as treasurer before that, by appointment. Burglars Loot Christmas Gifts Christmas thieves are on the loose. Barbara Smith, 517 south 24th street, Monday told police burglars entered her home and stole Christmas presents sometime after 2 p.m. Monday. Mrs. Smith said the burglars entered the house through a rear window. She said the Christmas tree was torn down and drawers in the house were ransacked. Missing were presents under the Christmas tree including one key chain, two western string ties, two western bow ties and several pieces of children's jewelry. Bloodmobiie In Mr. V. Next Week; Need Is Great The Red Cross today asked college students, at home for the holidays, to become donors when the Bloodmobiie comes to Mt. Vernon the last two days of this year. The unit will be at the Central church of Christ. Donor hours will be from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Monday, January 30 and from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, January 31. Barbara Strattan, executive secretary of the local Red Cross chapter, said that blood is in low supply at hospitals during the Christmas season, a time when many injuries from accidents are forecast. "We realize that the pre-New Year's period seems an awkward time for the Bloodmobiie to come but the need is great," she said. Walk-in donors will be welcomed both days. 4 MT. V. MEN BUY INSURANCE COMPANY (Continued From Page One) duties here in two weeks. Acquire 2nd Company The new owners also revealed that acquisition of the two holding companies also gives them controlling interest in another company, Washington National •Life Insurance Co., an Arizona company. .Headquarters of Washington National will also be on the fifth floor of the Mt. Vernon bank and will be operated by the local group. Lincoln Heritage, the new owners said 1 , currently has 2,000 policy holders and $25 million worth of insurance in forcei There will be no immediate personnel changes, except for the addition of Haynes Hawkins as the managing officer. "We are confident that Lincoln Heritage is a very good company," Smith said. Lincoln Heritage was organized here in 1964. Report Two Auto Wrecks Two automobile wrecks were reported to Mt. Vernon police Monday. At 11:56 p.m., police said cars driven by Glen Anderson, 2701 Mannen and William D. Hicks, Fairfield, collided in the 500 block of South 27th Street. Damage to both cars was estimated in excess of J100. Police said Hicks was ticketed for careless driving. v A car driven by Dickie D. Goddard, 3000 Jamison Blvd. backed into a parked car. owned by Thomas Schneider, 2912 Jamison Blvd. at 7 a.m. Monday. Damage to the Goddard auto was estimated in excess of $100, while only mino rdamage was reported to the Schneider vehicle. BATTLE 80 MILES FROM BETHLEHEM (Continued From Page One) CHAMBER SEES GOOD YEAR AHEAD (Continued From Page One) JOYFUL CHRISTMAS FOR PUEBLO MEN (Continued From Page One) Mr and Mrs^ Buddy Hall and: ld settled daughter Brenda of Waltonviiei dy ^'„" fl _, ? ha c n ,^h and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sever.s > across * e coun ^' spent Sunday afternoon in Con- ; ° nce again was stung by a hard t^jjg freeze. The mercury droppec Mr.'ind Mrs. Albert. Dinkelr.ian tato '* e mi * UeA ??? in P£ f Sf ° f and daughter Charlone have' Georgia and Alabama before moved into their new home west d& ™ n - .„ , „ , . of NasbvlJ-> Tne Weather Bureaus Chris- Mrs. Ernie Wagner. Mrs. Rose ^ 9 Da * outlook Seated that sometime in 1969 Security Bank of Mt. Vernon could very well announce plans that would enhance the appearance of the three current properties now being razed at 9th and Main St. Interstate Highway 57 construction is expected to be completed through Jefferson county in 1969 and ground is expected to be broken for the widening of a sector of West Broadway from 24th St. to Old Salem school. The chamber also is basing its own optimism on the many inquiries received for information dealing with business space available and general inquiries as to what is actually transpiring here. President Paul Thomas said the chamber itself had enjoyed a prosperous and serviceable year in behalf of its members and all of Jefferson County. He added that the Chamber directors and headquarters staff desired to thank everyone, and wish everyone in Jefferson coun- Lebanon and Kuwait via the Allenby Bridge across the Jordan River. Most of them are visiting relatives in the areas of Jordan occupied by Israel in the 1967 war. The rest came for Christ- . mas or to visit Moslem shrines in Jerusalem at the end of R»- • madan, the Moslem holy month. .' The Al Fatah organization of Arab guerrillas has warned pil- - grims it would not be responsi- ] ble for their safety during the Christmas season, a veiled I threat which Al Fatah has made every year without following through But thousands of Israeli border police-and army troops ; are on the alert. ^ The weatherman predicted a " bleak, cold but snowless Christmas in Bethlehem, spending its second Christmas under Israeli occupation, \ can support," said Lt. Edward R. Murphy Jr., 31, of Berkeley, Calif., the Pueblo's eexcutive officer. "And we tried to do our I Frliav. best where we were." ' Mrs. Mn-Vila Boldt spent Sou'h Korem Criticism Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. South Korean newspapers to-, Orville Boldt and children, day welcomed the release of the : ... Mrs. Reva Coultas, Cor. crew but criticized the United ' "~ ty the merriest of Christmases ,.,. 6 „.,, m.c IWM: , - ""i""i'"iand an upcoming year filled Nadolski, and Mrs. Sophia Rob- imore h % h \ T^Zt with prosperity and happiness, inson shopped in the King City'*" Parts of the Northern Plains. Thursday land s P read eastward into the Mrs. Mary Kemper of Nash- 1 lower Midwest. The northwes- ville visited Mrs. Lillic Green tern storm was expected to scatter snow into the entire Rocky Mountain chain. States for bowing to North Korea's terms, They said it would encourage North Korea to become more militant and probably result in creased guerrilla Bonnie; three daughters, Mrs Elsie McCullough of Chesterfield, Mo., Mrs. Clara Sweeten of Ina and Miss Jo Dalby of Benton; 13 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by four sons and one daughter. Friends may call at the Ina Funeral Hme after 4 p.m. Wednesday. —-—>_ r $506 PARKING FINE ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Arnold W. Strauss, 23, a St. Louis student, was fined $565 on his guilty plea to 38 parking violations, Noel French, Route 4, Mt. Vernon. Clifford Lang, Bonnie. Raymond Lisenby. Opdyke. Julia C. Moore, 715 North St. tjjace food. They'll be on their way home f'iris Unas Day as they plan to fiie out of lunar orbit at 1:06 a.m. Wednesday to start the 58- Edna C. Foster, 208 North 5th. I hour return Hazel Barnard, Centralia. > Aoollo 8 is to splash into the Max Pruden, Salem. : Pacific Ocean at 10:50 a.m. Fri- Dr. Reginald Whitaker, Box I and the astronauts wUl be 575, Mt. Vernon. j reunited with their families In Mrs. Jo Ann Jones and baby ' Hvuston the next day for a be son, Jason Darren, Waltonville. k-,ed Christmas celebration. Kevin D. Sledge, Biuford. j With Apollo 8 functioning per- Dorothea Vohland, 814 South fectly since its takeoff from Ink, and they have on board a • a S a |" st South Koroa We are disappointed that the strong United States was unable Naomi Rollinson, Kell. , Patricia Turk, 1 Cherry Drive. | turke y dinner fashioned from Our next-door office neighbor isn't especially religious, but he most certainly believes in the hereafter. Every day, he's here after a buck or two, here a "tor some tobacco . . . BIRTHS Tlr. and Mrs. Kenneth Haynes of 3308 Wildrose, are the parents of a son born at 2:22 o'clock Monday afternoon, in Good Samaritan Hospital. He weighed eight pounds and five and one- half ounces. Circuit Court Fines assessed in circuit court included: Danny C. Wildermuth, 2020 Broadway, $25 on charge of illegal possession of alcohol by a minor; Bobbby E. Garrison, Ina, $10 on charge of disobeying a traffic signal; Vernon Moulding , Dahlgren, $10 on cnarge of failure to yield ri<*ht of way; Kenneth G. Prince, 1211 south 28th street, $10 on charge of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. MEETINGS ' VFW MEETING The next regular meeting of VFW Post 1376 will be held at 8:00 p.m. December 26, at the Post home, 1107 Jordan Street. The Post invites all present and past members, as well as nonmembers who are eligible to join. The local VFW Post needs only 34 more members by January 1, 1969 to be 100 per cent with a membership of 346. Vamell Rebekah Lodge The regular meeting of Varnell Rebekah Lodge No. 296 will be held in the I.O.O.F. hall, Thursday evening, December 26 at 7<30 p.m. There will be a dollar gift exchange following the close of lodge. Mary Modlin, N. G. Naomi R. Bogan, Sec. t 26th. Alaska Appoints GOP Senator TWO MIXED IN CAE LOMBARD, m. (AP) - Two perspns were killed and nine wore injured Monday, night in a (hpee-car collision on the outskirts of Lombard.; Dead Were Betty' L, Moritz, 36, of LA Grange and Mary JTosJek, 60 of East A\\ ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Theodore Stevens, Republican majority leader of the Alaska House of Representatives, WWB named Monday to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy created by the Dec. 11 death of Democratic Sen. E,L. Harriett Cape Kennedy Saturday, flight controllers Monday night gave the go-ahead for the lunar orbit, j Commander Borman executed ; a small course correction by firing small jet thrusters tor 12 seconds, placing Apollo 8 on the dtsired path to swing around tlie back side. Earlier in the day, the astronauts slipped through an Invisible point in space 202,700 miles irom earth, where lunar gravity took over from earth gravity and pulled Apollo 8 into the moon's sphere of influence. to do anything except to sign a statement prepared by North Korea, a small rat In international politics. Washington should feel responsible for if failure to take action to rescue the crew members," said Dong-A Tibo. Although a U.S. representative signer, a North Korean statement admitting "grave acts of espionage" were committed by the Pueblo inside North Korea's territorial waters, the American representative repudiated the statement before he signed it and the North Koreans acquiesced in this procedure. Secretary of Ftate Dean Rusk called the statement "i worthless document." to our many friends and neighbors. May the spirit and sfood will of the season dwell to every heart and home. MIUY TIMELY QUOTE Business is like sex. When it's good, it's very, very good, When it's not so good, it's still good, —Dr. George Katona of Univer* sity of Michigan. (CMC 1«24 Main St • Phone 242-3348 DONALD E. REID Funeral Director! and Embalm'^ i |May our words and actions express our gratitude for the true spirit of Christmas, Merry Christmas And Happy New Y«ar i Roy Atkinson BW-G MOTOR? Call 8424420 'The Used Oar IXtfw" Volume—Quality—Price

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