Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 26, 1968 · Page 7
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 26, 1968
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I THtmStfAY, DECEMBER 26, 1368 THE ftERtgTEB -NEWS -r- MT- VERNON. ILLINOIS - RElft Was Running Slrong ,' Muskie Made Good Impression nyet; "normalization" da. Czephs showed a spirit of resistance. For five days, young people fought with Molotov cocktails, In Octber anti-Soviet demonstrators clashed with police. On Nov. 7 Soviet flags were burned by crowds In Prague. A "normalization" agreement was signed by Czech leaders Aug. 21 and censorship was bark. The country's Communist Party head, Alexander Dubcek, who had titillated the reforms, and who tried to officiate their jag Department said the ship was outside the 12-mile Hmlt. Details of the capture were unclear. Four crewmen ' were killed, perhaps in blowing up some of the ship's electric devices. Russia turned down a U.S. request for help in getting the Pueblo, and its 82 crewmen back, The capture came after more than a year of stepped-up pressure by North Korea against South Korea and two days after an attempt to assas- Rocky Decided To Run rescinding as painlessly as possible for his people, was "neutralized" of power by a triumvirate placed above hiivi, in late November. The Vietnam War, placed No. 1 in The AP's top 10 stories since 1965, in 1968 was ranked sixth. Soon after the year began, the Viet Cong attacked Saigon. The Tele (lunar new year) offensive Jan. 30-Afarch 5 was the Viet Cong's biggest of the war. In the four weeks ending Feb. 24, 1,829 American servicemen were killed, more than the McGovern Declared Latev sinate South Korea's President. Speculation ranged from North Korea's testing U.S. readiness to resist an offensive br attempting to divert ihe U.S. and South Korea from Vietnam to a desire to'study the latest in electronic surveillance hardware. After 1987, with its one Human heart transplant, in 19G3 there have been some 100 such amazing operations There has been criticism of the idea and there have not been as many donors as patients who could have It's V. P. Agnew Now 1,636 killed during the first five years of U.S. involvement in the war. Two weeks in May set another record, for 1he highest toll of American dead in any two weeks since the war began. There was a lull in fighting in July and August and another lull in October. President Johnson • announced a complete/' bombing halt of North Vietnam on Oct. 31. Peace talks started May 10 between the United States and North Vietnam but nothing Mayor Daley Is Furious used a heart transplant. Of the first 99 heart transplants, nine are alive more than three months after the operation. Dr. Denton Cooley of Baylor University has done more heart transplants than anybody else. Dr. Christian Barnard of South Africa did the first one, in 1967, and his second patient, of last Jan. 2, is still alive. During 1968, the civil rights movement, which turned from nonviolence toward violence four years ago, shifted again. There were riots, including one If "*? Teddy Discouragedt The Boomle Candidate's Role for Ronnie much happened. After much palaver and a South Vietnam boycott, expanded talks, adding South Vietnam and the National Liberation Front, started in De- comber. Problems included North Vietnam not talking to South Vietnam and South Vietnam not recognizing the NLF. The U13S Pueblo, a Navy intelligence ship off the coast of North Korea, was boarded by four North Korean' patrol boats on Jan. 22 and taken into the port of VVomsan. The .Defense u in Cleveland in July which Was believed to be the first organized Negro ambush against police, and part of the tumult on college campuses was black But it was a year of fewer deaths and less property damage than previous years. What was happening? Some thought the cities had bettered slum conditions from which the riots had sprung. Others saw more of an answer in a change in emphasis among Negroes—a drawing together, a spirit of Humphrey Concedes GAMPOIGN SLOGAJN proved irae for Presment-elect Riennra M. Nixon. • community to get things done for Negroes by Negroes. It was a year of increasing expressions of militancy, the militant Black Panthers lost most of their leaders but membership grew) a year of rejection of white hfelp; African hair styles, and. 'the word black in place of Negro. Jacqueline Kennedy : always had fascinated the American people and in 1968 she provided a fascinating startler. She mar- Wed a man almost nobody; had expected her to—Aristotle Onas- sis, 29 years older than, she, a (Continued on Page 8-A Col l) 1. Robert Kennedy assassinated 2. Martin Luther King assassinated 8. LBJ announces he won't run for reelection 4. Presidential election, campaign 5. Czechoslovakia occupied by Russia 6. Vitnanl War continues; peace talks start 7. USS Pueblo and crew captured by .North Korea 8. Heart transplant operations 0. Riots In Negro areas, black militancy 10. Jacqueline Kennedy weds Aristotle Onassis BETWL E N OPEN NEW mfl'SOAYH Open Every Day And Evening Daily 9 Til 9 P.M* Sunday 10 til 7 ?m ione 2424074 Hoi^y But Nobody Fills Your Prescriptions For Less Than SUPER*. MORE LOW, LOW PRICE SPECIALS REG. $9.99 RECORD CABINET U 0NCE-A-YEAR > COSMETIC SALE SAVE UP TO 50% AND MORE! REG. $1.00 EACH REG. $1.39 BED PILLOW Filled with kapok or foam, j cotton ticking. No allergy problems. 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