Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 24, 1968 · Page 4
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4 -A l'HE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1968 MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864 (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT. VEPNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1870 MT. VESNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY Editor WM. C. RACKAWAY Business Manager ORIAN METCALt- — - „..New» Editor JOHN RACKAWAY * _ -—Sports Editor GUY, HENRY City Editor NADINE ALLISON ~ - -...Society Editor ROBERT K. THOMPSON - ....Advertising Manage' CHARLES DEITZ _ - Plant Superintendent MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press 'S exclusively entitled to use fir tne publication of ill news credited to it or not other­ wise credited in this paper and also the local news puulished therein. Second Class Postage paid at Mt. Vernon, Illinois SUBSCRIPTION RATES Subscriptions must be paid in aJvance By Mail, Jefferson County end adioining counties, 1 year $ 9.00 5 months S6.00; 3 months $3.50; 1 month _ $ 1.25 3y mail outside Jefferson end adjoining counties within 150 miles; 1 ye a r $12.00; 6 months $8.00; 3 months $5.50; per single month $ 2.50 Outside 150 miles, 1 year $15.00 6 months, $8.50; 3 months $6.00; 1 month $2."5. I Delivered by carrier in city i per week 40 A Thought For Today And iii the morninir, a great while before clay. ln> rose and went out to a lonely phice. antl there he prayed. —Mark 1:35. — 0 — —o— - 0— What a commentary on our civilization, when being alone is considered suspect; when one lias to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact 1hat one practices it like a STIVI vice!—Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American aut'ior. Editorial . . . Odds Are 'Fair' For Inauguration \A/HO SAYS NOBODY ever does anything about the weather 9 W An Act of Congress, duly ratified by three-fourths of the state legislatures, guarantees that fair weather will prevail for the inauguration of President-elect Nixon on Jan. 20. Wei, almost guarantees. The 20th Amendment to the Constitution, which changed Inauguration Day from March 4 to Jan. 20, was passed for reasons other than the weather, of course. But one of its results has been to greatly enhance the odds in favor of auspicious weather on these auspicious occasions. Prior to 1937, when the amendment was first effective, almost one in every three inaugurations on March 4 was notable for wet and miserable weather, says the Environmental Science Services Administration. (In fact, one president, William Henry Harrison, was thoroughly chilled during his inauguration in 1841 and died of pneumonia a month later.) But only two of the eight inaugurations held on Jan. 20 have been meteorologically marred. The first was the 1937 inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the very first to be held on the new date. It was almost washed out-by-< one of. the worst rains in the history of the event. The second was in 1961, when a heavy snowfall the night before John F. Kennedy's inauguration crippled traffic in the capital and required heroic efforts to clear the streets in time for the parade. According to ESSA, almost 100 years of records reveal that average conditions for the noon hour on Jan. 20 are a temperature of about 37 degrees, a wind of 10 miles an hour or less and partly cloudy a forecast. The records also show that the chances against precipitation of any kind during the swearing-in ceremony are at least six to one, and about 20 to one against snow. There could, however, be some accumulation on the ground from previous snowfalls. If there is, it will only be some lingering Democratic snow, fated to melt in Republican sunshine—unless Mother Nature has other ideas and upsets the statistical applecart. Tuning In On Character THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE High Low Pr. Albany, cloudy 40 26 .05 Bismarck, snow 11 -11 .02 Boise, rain 42 38 .50 Poston, clear 42 32 19 Buffalo, snow 40 22 .09 ."Yicago, clear 26 12 T Cincinnati, snow 39 20.05 Cleveland, snow kktko)45 21 1 Denver, clear 32 16 .... Detroit, cloudy ; 36 20 .... Fairbanks, cloudy .... 3 -9 .... Fort Worth, clear .... 47 25 .... Helena, cloudy 21 7 Honolulu, clear 81 74 Indianapolis, snow .. 29 15 46 flit. Vernon Weather Monday high 38 low 15. Rainfall to date 1968 35.82. One year ago today high low 24. Five years ago today high 33 low 10. Ten years ago today high 46 low 28. Wednesday sunrise 7:20 sunset 4:40; (CST). .... j People in the News • -1 SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) — •°1' Jesus H. Guevara, who lost the -y vision in both eyes, his left arm •07 ( below the elbow and part of his Jacksonville, clear .. 70 36 12 1 right hand after a grenade ex- Juneau, clear 32 17 Kansas City, clear .. 28 13 .... Lei Angeles, cloudy 71 46 .... Louisville, clear 38 21 01 Memphis, clear 38 28v5; Miami, clear 79 50 .... Milwaukee, clear 29 10 .... Mpls.-St.P., clear .... 23 4 .... New Orleans, clear 51 37 .... New York, clear 49 29 .... Okla. City, clear 35 19 .... Omaha, clear 15 -2 .... Philadelphia, clear .. 43 26 .... Phoenix, clear 63 35 .... ploded near him in Vietnam, became a U.S. citizen Monday. "Maybe it was a high price to pay," the 21-year-old native of Mexico said, "but I believe I have earned my U.S. citizenship. I have fought for America alongside Americans, and I think any American would agree that I am deserving of the same rights just as if I had been born here." Guevara was brought in an ambulance from Brooke Army CC Nominating Committee Set Nominating committee for the election of 1969 Mt. V e r non Chamber of Commerce directors has been named by President Paul Thomas, manager of Jefferson County Farm Bureau. Lee Myers, Myers Funeral Service, will chair the committee end be assisted by Delbert Sigwerth, United Shoe Workers of America; William Schelosky, Jordan Furniture Co.; Harold Williams, Williams & Richardson Realty Co.; Jack Garrison, W-G Motors, Inc.; Maxine Higgins, Hoit & Higgins, tax consultants, and Neilson Rudd, Geo- Engineering Laboratories, Inc.; The committee will meet early in January, select nominees and then submit twice the num-| ber of nominees to be elected to the general membership, who will make the final selections Newly elected directors will assume office Apr. 1, beginning of a new fiscal chamber of commerce year. 1 i Chamber Open Until" 7 Tp Give Basket Names Do you want to make a needy Jefferson county family happy on the morrow — Christmas day? It was announced at the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce today, mail address of the public submitting names, of those in need of food, that it would remain open Until 7 p.m. tonight for the accommodation of anyone desiring to call in person Lor any of the 49 family names remaining from several hundred. The chamber finds its impossible to carry on its regular work and at the same time handle telephone call in behalf of the food basket project, but will take the time to provide the names of needy families for anyone calling in person that the Chamber of Commerce, 116 Main St. Hence its decision to be open two hours past its regular closing time tonight. The 49 remaining families reside within Mt. Vernon and in the rural areas of several Jefferson county c o mmunities. Those desiring to provide a basket of food must make the purchases and deliver the basket in person or have someone do it for you. In years past, the American Legion, which has been providing a minimum of 100 food baskets yearly to the needy, has spent $5 per basket, but this year, with the rise in food costs, increased the per basket allocation to $7.50. However, it is the privilege of the Siver to use his or her own iurtgment relative to the basket cost. In additional to several individuals calling at the Chamber of Commerce for names, the following Mt. Vernon based service clubs have joined in providing some food baskets: Rotary, Lions and Optimist (luncheon); churches include Seventh - .Day Adventist, Prince of Peace American Lutheran, St. Mary's Catholic, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints, First Presbyterian, Trinity Episcopal and First United Methodist. Military organization participating in the names mailed to the chamber are American Lefi-on and Vernois Post 1376, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Elks Club selected 25 name Monday and several members were engaged today in making deliveries to the home of the needy. NEWS BRIEF Pl'tsbureh snow 49 19 m,Medical Center t0 federal tsBur 8 ft - snow 49 2J -03 1 building for the citizenship cere- Ptlnd, Me., clear 40 30 Ftlnd, Ore., rain 41 39 Rapid City, cloudy .. 18 5 Richmond, clear 53 26 St. Louis, clear 31 15 Salt Lk. City, cloudy 31 25 San Diego, clear 63 40 Seattle, rain Tampa, clear Washington, cloudy 44 30 Winnipeg, clear 1. -26 (T—Trace) A BRITISH PROFESSOR reportedly has a theory that the way a person adjusts the hues of his color television set can reveal the deeper shadings of his character. If he tunes too red a picture, for example, he may be lustful, i (Does it depend on whether he's watching a baseball game or bathing beauty contest?) Too much yellow in the tube may indicate unrealistic op- j ftockford, clear timism. (Except during a teeth-whitening commercial?) : Moline, clear Overuse of blue could be a sign of gluttony. (As significant! Quincy, clear as overuse of the refrigerator during station breaks?) ] Vandalia, clear As they say on television, ver-r-y interesting. The professor ' Chi G. Pk.. clear should be aware, of course, that some people may just have poor j Peoria, clear reception. Then there are others who simply like off-color enter- Burlington, clear mony. "I have been waiting 13 years for this cay," he said after U.S. District Judge Adrian A. Spears administered the oath of allegiance. Guevara lived in the United 46 44 .75 j States for 12 years before enter- 68 42 .07 j ing the Army. STATE TEMPERATURES .. 28 08 ... 24 06 tainment. Hodgepodge ACROSS 1 Nocturnal flyer 4 Television's forerunner 9 Kind of tune 12HaiU 13 Authoritative proclamation 24 Anger 15 Distress signal 16 Doctrine 17 Biblical land 18 Abstract beings 20 Occurrence 22 Arab outer garment 24 Son of Gad (Bib.) 25 College big wig 28 Indian timber tree 30 Girl's name 34 Stray 35 Egg (comb, form) 36 Contend 37 East (Fr.) 38 Disencumber 39 Harem room 48 Nuisance 42 Dutch city 43 Indebted one 44 Possessed 46 Pigeon pea • 48 Communion •plate Jfl Efficient 55 Grow old 56 Undergo COIndividual ' 6lJMeadow 62 Natural fat 63 Beverage , «JB*ythonic ' **agod 65 Bridges 66 Indian weight DOWN 1 Inferior 2 Shakespearean river 3 Decisive trial 4 Put on a new tab 5 Fruit drink 6 Noise 7 Frozen water 8 Musteline mammal 9 Conceal 10 Persia 11 Canvas shelter 24 M 29 14 28 15 23 10 . 2 4 35 21 J Madison, clear 31 6 South Bend, snow .... 25 19 Paducah, clear 3 tflE IN FIRE CHICAGO (AP) — A fire Sunday in a West Side apartment : ouiiding killed Linda Cochran, ' 1, her brother, Marvin, 4, and T their grandmother, Mrs. Carrie Newman, 50. T T DR. NOBLES DIES 01 ANNA, 111. (AP)—Dr. Charles - D. Nobles, 87, former director of Anna State Hospita, died f , Saturday. He was a long-time T j practicing physician in Union Aliens Must List Addresses District Dirctor Lorraine W. Hurney, of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, estimated today that 328,000 aliens will report their addresses in Illinois during Junauary under the Federal Alien Address Report Program. The district director said that address report cards will be available at the Immigration and Naturalization Service office at 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, and local United States Post Offices beginning January 1. LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP)' j Howard R. Hughes celebrates his 63rd birthday today. The elusive billionaire industrialist's personal secretary and chief aides were unavailable for com' ment on his birthday plans. HOLLYWOOD (AP) — Come, dian Joey Bishop, suffering from exhaustion and the flu, was ordered! to bed by his doctor Monday. The American Broadcasting Co. ordered reruns on television of his late- night show. Bishop recently returned from a two-month tour of U.S. cities and Vietnam. i ar<d Johnson counties. & Starts Wednesday 1. THREE — 7:00. 2. SEVEN —8:50 Rt. 148 — 242-8738 Open 6:00 — Starts 7:00 X; STADIUM Ph. 242-5S63 STARTS WED. 23 Idolized 24 Eaten away 25 Profound 26 Gaelic 27 Crafts 29 Greedy 41 Article 19 John (Gaelic) 43 Palm leaf 21 Energy (var.) 45 Poker stakes 47 Asseverates 48 Heraldic figure 49 Awry 50 Rip 31 Declare openly 52 Land parcels 32 Be borne 53 Arrow poison 33 Period of time 54 Expensive " ' 57 Viper One had GUTS... one had GUNS . .THE GAL THEY HAD BETWEEN THEM! 58 Depot (ab.j 59 Number 1 2 3 * 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 IS 16 17 18 r 18 r 20] I 22 (23 1 •2T] THREE 00 ^^^^^^^^ —-.ROBERT DIANE DICK ULAMERJCAN INTERNATIONAL Si WALKER-VARSI* CLARK 61988 American International Pictures 30 31 32 33 136 139 43 K S3 54 60 63 66 24 2nd Feature Onefor each of the Deadly Sins... f THE ' Savage. Blessed by the Devil himself! 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Moon Timetable SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) — Here are the major events scheduled today for the flight of Apollo 8 (all times Eastern Standard): 4:59 a.m.—Main spacecraft engine fired to inject spacecraft into initial egg-shaped lunar orbit ranging from about 70 to 200 miles above moon's surface. Grew photographs lunar terrain below. 7:30 a.m.—Live television transmission, expected to last 15 minutes showing moon out Apollo 8's window. 8:10 a.m.—Another burst of spacecraft engine changes orbit to circular path about 70 miles high. Navy Capt. James A. Lovell begins series of navigation experiments using lunar landmarks as reference points. 11 a.m.—While Air Force Col. Frank Borman points Apollo 8's nose toward the lunar ground, Air Force Maj. William Anders begins taking "stereo" pictures of moon—clicking shutter every 20 seconds to get a continuous "strip" picture of landscape in sunlight. 5:50 p.m.—Apollo 8 passes future Apollo astronauts to land in moon. Lovell sees how well he can navigate to the spot. 9:31 p.m.—Second 1 live television broadcast from lunar orbit. 1:10 a.m. (Christmas Day)— vital re-start of main spacecraft engine to propel Apollo 8 out of lunar orbit and back toward earth. NEWS BRIEF SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Actor Dan Dailey, 53, and dancer Carol F. Warner, 33, obtained a marriage license Monday. No date for the wedding was disclosed. It will be her fourth marriage and the third 1 for Dailey, who was divorced from his second wife in 1952. iiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimii STARTS WEDNESDAY llllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll giGranad mm. Still The Fairest of Them All. A Musical Masterpiece of Enchanting Entertainment! WahDisnejfc - -f-'Xr Technicolor® "••""• w,e ^*** °»«™<™ PLUS 2nd Feature and Cartoon— 3 LITTLE PIGS PARAMOtJrJI PICIIJRFS TARZ3N . 3NDTHG JUNGLE BOY ^S RY S " J0HNS0NA! -'aA GURSTEVE BONDITja ^.Hmjjsw • • SY WEfNTRAUB • ROBERT DAY-ROBERT GOROON-STERHEN LORD- — mmm ""1 SNOW WHITE —3:50 and 7:30 JUNGLE BOY 2:10—5:50—9:30 3 PIGS 2:00—5:40r—9:20 FAMILY Suggested f orBtahtfa Audiences ENDS TONIGHT I know t But before many more 6:30 P .M, PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENTS 8:^0 P,M. ammitmmmummimm

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