Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 26, 1968 · Page 4
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4-A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, l&QS MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, Winois 62864 (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1870 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY » i Editor WM. C. RACKAWAY Bu»inos$ Mansger ORIAN METCALF Newt Editor JOHN RACKAWAY * -Sport. Editor GUY HENRY ~ -...City Editor NADINE ALLISON ROBERT K. THOMPSON CHARLES DEITZ .Society Editor Advertising Manage' Plant Superintendent MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Anocialed Pren '• exclusively entitled to U5>> for the publication of •II news credited 'o 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 RATE* Subscriptions must be paid in uvance By Mail, Jefferson County and adjoining counties, 1 year $ 9.00 6 montiis $6.00; 3 months $3.50; 1 month _ $ 1.25 3y mail outside Jefferson and adjoining counties within 150 miles; 1 year $12.00; 6 months $8.00; 3 months $5.50; per single month $ 2.50 Dutside 150 miles, 1 year $15.00 6 months, $8.50; 3 months 56.00; 1 month $2."5. Delivered by carrier in city per week <*(. Apollo Time Table A Thought For Today Take heed to the path of your feet, t *ien all your wajs will be sure.—Proverbs 4:36. o— —o— — 0 — four life is without a foundation if, in any matter, you choose on your own behalf.—Dag llanimarskjold, former L'.X. secretary -general. Editorial . . . Crime Statistics: A Fuzzy Story SPIRITED at 76, Yugoslavia's President Tito leads the way on a hunting expedition near Belgrade. Boy Dies In Operation CHICAGO (API luman heart transplant attempt in Chicago failed early today when the recipient, an eight-day- old infant, died during the operation. SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) — Here is the Apollo 8 schedule for today (all times Eastern Standard): 12 midnight: Spacecraft is more than 165,000 miles away' from earth and traveling at more than 3,000 miles an hour. Navy Capt. James A. Lovell Jr. and Air Force Maj. William A. Anders are asleep. Air Force Col. Frank Borman is awake, monitoring systems. 5:51 a.m.-JBorman eats his first meal of the day. 6:51 a.m.—Lovell and Anders awaken and eat. Anders sends biomedical data on himself to the ground. 7:51 a.m.—Lovell performs navigation exercises. 9:51 a.m.—Midcourse correction burn, if needed, is performed. 10:21 a.m.—Lovell does more navigation, checking effects of burn. 1:51 p.m.—The crew eats together. 2:51 p.m.—Apollo 8 passes halfway mark on earthward coast. 3:51 p.m.—Final television transmission of Apollo 8. 5:51 p.m.—Lovell performs more star navigation. 8:51 p.m.--Lovell and Anders cat third meal of day. 9:51 p.m.—Borman awakens and begins eating. Lovell and Anders begin seven-hour sleep period. 11:36 p.m.—Borman places spacecraft in a gentle roll to evenly distribute the heat beat- The firsl ing down on it from the sun. 1968 by AEA, Inc. 12 midnight—As Thursday > ends .Borman monitors systems ' while his crewmates sleep. The i spacecraft is about 70,000 miles j from earth and traveling at Surgery was performed by the more than 5,000 miles an hour. University of Chicago_hea_rt; Friday: 4:51 a.m. —Lovell and Anders awaken and, after making navigational and biomedical checks, eat breakfast. C RIME seems to have displaced the weather as the subject everyone talks about but which no one realty knows ,Y ^at, , whinnif of suburban Har>-' , to do about. One difficulty is the fact that the word "crime" lit-' James Whipple of suburban mr £ervice modu]e separate erally covers a multitude of sins, signifying different things to ansplant team headed by Dr. | C Frederick Kittle, chief of tho-; mcic and cardiovascular sur- [ g;>ry at the university's school 1 of medicine. The intended recipient, David »hippie, son of Mr. and Mrs. STADIUM Ph. 242-5SC3 NOW SHOWING IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll dike other classics YE SID Sun. 2:15 5:15 8:15 P.M. 8:41 a. m. correction. 9:31 a. m. Final midcourse — Command and cy, was admitted to the university hospital Dec. 20 suffer- from congenital heart de- different people. As the President's Commission on Law Enforcement and I Administration (the National Crime Commission) noted in its jfects not considered correctable report early in 1967: i by normal surgery "A skid-row drunk lying in a gutter is crime. So is the killing of an unfaithful wife. A Cosa Nostra conspiracy to bribe public officials is crime. So is a strongarm robbery by a 15-year-old boy. The embezzlement of a corporation's funds by an executive is crime. So is the possession of marijuana cigarettes by a student. These crimes can no, more be lumped together for the purposes of analysis than can measles and schizophrenia, or lung cancer and a broken ankle," However it is defined or analyzed, the public knows only that crime has reached alarming proportions in "the United States. According to the FBI's latest Uniform Crime Reports, crime increased by 19 per cent in the tlrsjt*njne t months of 1968. But it is imperative that we*fenoW just'what is being reported. The UCR, a compilation of statistics from local and state police agencies, does not attempt to record the incidence of every kind of crime. It deals mainly with "Index" crimes, seven serious offenses ; mat the FBI believes are reliable indicators of the crime situation ! as a whole. Three of the seven—nonnegligent homicides, forcible rape • and aggravated assault—are crimes against persons. Three others —burglary, larceny of over $50 and auto theft—are crimes against property. One—robbery—is both. Here, too, the FBI can report only offenses known to the police. The Crime Commission estimates that three to 10 times as many offenses go unreported as are reported, especially crimes ! against property. Another highly significant thing about UCR figures, says Robert Rice, who served as a staff member of the commission, is that violent crimes, including robberies, were only 13 per cent of all offenses known to the police between 1960 ond 1966. And of these crime* of violence, he writes in "The Challenge of Crime," a Public Affairs Pamphlet, most involved a prior victim-offender relationship. In almost three-quarters of all reported murders in 1966, the victims and the offenders knrw etch other. In more than a quartpr of the cases, they were within families. In another category entirely are non-Index crimes, a veritable grab bag of offenses, some of which might he caller] "crimes by definition." For instance, of nearly five million arrests in 1966, almost a million ;-nd a half were for drunkenness. Disorderly conduct accounted for 520,000 arrests and vagrancy for 104,000. It is also necessary to an.-lyze crime, n r >\ j.ist jVnrri the stand- j point of numbers and types, but from the angles of environment, the efficiency of our police, the ou.-l' y nf jus-ic- in our courts, the shortcomings of our corrpcl ; o^n! i^'liiutions an.-", indeed, the mor-I tone of society itself before we can begin to understand j ^j so ln what crime is, why it is so prevalc-nt and hew it can be combated. ; Minister 10:41 a.m. — Command module enters earth atmosphere. 10:51 a.m.—Splashdown 1,000 miles south of Hawaii in Pacific. The heart donor was two-day ok! Joseph Orbochta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Orbochta of (ommon law marriage but re- Chicago. The infant died Wednes- cognizes any common law mar- day evening of birth defects not : r j-;? e entered int0 in another affecting the Heart. The Whippie infant had been in the operating room for five hours when he died at 1:30 a.m. CST. Because of his age, the recipient was sustained by in- j ie-mittent use of the heart - lung I machine, a hospital spokesman said. Today In History state where it ws valid. Ulinoi State Bar Association SlBRr grows younger! Weekdays 6:00 & 8:50 P.M. "BEST tKimr Winner at 10 Academy Awards!-,™ Holiday Entertainment United Artist* NATIONAL GENERAL CORPORATION Rt. 148 — 242-8788 Open 6:00 —• Starts 7:00 NOW SHOWING 1. THREE — 7*00. 2. SEVEN — 8:50 THEY HAD GUTS, GUNS and ONE GAL BETWEEN THEM! ROBERT KILLERS THREE 01 " .AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL^ @ 1886 American International Pictures 2nd Feature VIOLENT in anger SAVAGE in love* DEFIANT in play!! 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There are five days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1776, George Washington's troops defeated the Hessians in a surprise attack at Trenton, N.J. On this date: In 1194, the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II was born. In 1805, a treaty known as the Peace of Prcssburp; was signed in Czechoslovak! between Napoleon Bonaparte and Emperor i Francis U of Austria. In 1941, in the Pacific war, the United Stales declared the Philippine capital of Manila an open city. 1941, British Prime Winston Churcill made a wartime speech before I a joint session of the U.S. Con-' gross. ' • In 19a Briiish destroyer sank t'.c Gorman battleship S"ha"nhor;: off tho Norwegian coast. In 19-11. S.<vi 'I troupe completed tho eneirelnrnonl of Budapest, H ingary. Ten years ago President Gamal Abdel Nasser of the United Aran republic accused Syrian Communists of working against Egyptian-Syrian unity. Five years ago — A British balloon \vi;h a crew of three men and one woman landed safely in Eastern Venezuela after a transatlantic crossing. One year ago — U. S. Gen. William Westmoreland said 1967 was a year of great progress in the Vietnam war. SHOP A T. SHOP HERE and SAVE GLENN'S PRICES EFFECTIVE DEC. 27 THRU JAN. 4 Store Hours 8:00 To 6:00 P.M. Open Friday Nites Till 8:00 P.M* We Reserve The Right To Limit Quantities 5 BUTTERNUT BREAD $100 Loaves GROUND BEEF Real Lean R. C. COLA 8 Bottle Carton 69* DAIRY BRAND MILK "2" 2 Lb. $|09 1 EMGE PIONEER BACON Lb 69* SKINLESS BABY BEEF » 2 V 4 5 T i 8 8 10 11 12 13 14 IS 16 17 18 19 21 •22 24 a i • 31 33 • 3& U 38- 38 40 41 43 44 46 47 41 F it S2 "" 63 U m SB • # {Ht*tf*fm gttorprht Am.) Law For Today... No Restrictions In Naming Li. r e Insurance Beneficiary Q. Can a common law husband and wife name each other as beneficiaries in their life insurance policies? If so, what name should the wife sue? A. A person can name anybody as beneficiary of a life insurance policy. However, ln naming a common law wife as beneficiary, her maiden name should be used. That way, she snould have no difficulty in establishing her identity in order to collect any insurance money, However, she could collect un iler her married name as well, whether or not the marriage was one recognized under Illinois law. Illinois law prohibits t 2 FT 79* FROZEN FOODS TASTE O* SEA FISH PORTIONS 3 Box $ 1 39 SUNRAY ICE CREAM 49* TOTINO'S PARTY PIZZA Sausage, Hamburger & Cheeie 1 £.59* Lb. LIVER 49* BLUE BELL JjjL PICKLE LOAF Iff BRAUNSCHWEIGEK£JQ£ MINCID HAM ALL MEAT BOLONEY •* 59* •PORK BUTT ROAST Lb. 49* KAS POTATO CHIPS Twin Pkg. 39^ FOLGER'S 1 COFFEE 69< Lb. MEADOW GOLD French Onion Soup 8-Oz. Pkg. 19* Nabisco Pinwheels 2 89* POTATOES 20 » 69* CARROTS 1. "* 10* BANANAS Lb. 10* TA

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