Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 27, 1968 · Page 3
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 3

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Friday, December 27, 1968
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 3—A Do-lt-Yourself, Census By Mail Planned For 1970 WASHINGTON (AP) — The government figures its plans for a- do-it-yourself, census-by-mail in the nation's largest cities in 1970 will trim its force of cenuses taken by 50,000. The 1960 technique of mailing census questionnaires to thl? whole country and sending out census takers to collect them would require about 200,0U0 temporary workers in 1970, the Census Bureau said Wednesday. But by having heads of households in the mrjor cities—with about 63 per cent of the population—fill out the forms and re-! turn them by mail, only about 150,000 census takers will be needed, the bureau said. Census take 3 will collect the questi innaires in rural aveas rncl smaller towns and, cities And they'll follow up by i :lcphone or rorsoic.l visits in major cities when householders 1 don't mail back the forms or. don't answer all the questions. In test runs since 1961, the bu- Charter Bus Wreck Kills 2 KEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP)— State police said a charter bus en route from Chicago to a church convention in Washing- Ion ran off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and plunged over an embankment Thursday, killing at least two persons. Police said the driver and 35 of the other approximately 41 persons aboard were injured and taken to hospitals in am- bul-jje?-, rrd crs of highway maintenance workers. Most of the passengers were only slightly injured, police said. Police said a woman passen- T'jr was trapped for over an hour in the rear of the overturned bus before rescue work- 01s freed her. One of the passengers, who would not give her name, said the bus seemed to bump off the road. "Most of the people were rrueep," she said, "and awoke when it went off the road." reau said, 65 to 91 per cent of the householders have mailed back the forms. Russia Offers Arms To Jordan Sat. Night DECEMBER 28 m funis.. HOLIDAY DANCE THE EAGLE'S LODGE MUSIC BY: The AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The Soviet Union has renewed! its offer to supply arms to Jordan and to assist it politically, economically and militarily, the semiofficial newspaper ad-Dus- tour reported today. The paper said Jordan's ambassador to Egypt, Mohammed Adib Al Ameri, and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko met in! Cairo early, this week and Ame- ? ri gave an account of their discussions to the newspaper. Gromyko reportedly told the Jordanian envoy Russia is making efforts with other big powers to find a peaceful solution to the Arab-Israeli problem on the basis of the Security Council's. Nov. 22, 1967, resolution. I The resolution calls for withdrawal of Israeli troops from territory occupied during the 1967 war in return for an end to the Arab state war against Israel. Ameri said he discussed with: Gromyko. what could be done if Israel refused to abide by the I resolution, but he gave no de-! tails about this. He reported he had explained the military situation to Gromyko and that Gromyko expressed 1 the Soviet Union's readiness to support Jordan politically, economically and militarily. Three Teens Die In Crash; 5 Others Hurt ELDRED, HI. (AP) — Three tpcn-ajrers died and five other persons were injured Wednesday when two cars collided near Eldred on Illinois 108. Dead 1 were Roger Scott, 19, and Brandy Shaw. 17, both of KM rod. ;«nd Donald Davidson, 16. of Whitehall. They were riding in the back seat of a car carrying three other teenagers. The driver of the other car, Everett Thuer, 31, of Carrollton and his wife, Mable, 30, were listed in critical condition in a OiiTollton hospital *~_. The three others injured are Bock Dyer, 16, Marcean Jouett, 1R, and Mike McGee, 19, all of Whitehall. MID-STATES 12 -Volt Bafteries For Chevy, Plymouth, Rambler AT LEAST TWO DEAD—At least two persons woro killed Dec. 'Hi when this bus crashed iiflci- running off ine Vt'imsylxiinia Turnpike near Beaver Kiills, I'n. Many persons wi're still trapped in the wreckage when Mils picture was taken shortly alter the three a.m. crash. There were 41 persons, all from Chicago, III., on the bus. Scores were taken to two hospitals with at least two, including tin- driver. Elmer Giiekert, 40, of Pittsburgh, being admitted. (AP Wireplmto) Two Illinois War Deaths awyor. Jan. ."i. eight oilier nurses were slain in ness against Richard Speck. Miss Amurao. now 25. was a dormhory al the Sonlli Chiea- i who was convicted of the killings and is now under death Amurao. th lone survivor of the 1966 Chicago nurse massacre, will marry her hometown I from Chicago. ; dollar suit against the hospital, sweetheart, Alberto Atienza, a I She hid under a bed while i Miss Amurao was the key wil- \EWS BRIEF • MANILA (AP) Corazon ( , locUl( , a munj( .j pa i councilor in go Community Hospital, and San Luis after returning home has since filed a multimillion- COUNTRY GENTLEMEN Admission By Paid Up Membership Card. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department announced Thursday that two Illinois servicemen had been killed in action in Vietnam. They were identified as: Navy Hospitalman Arnold Janssen, son of Peter Janssen, 12014 S. Wallace, Chicago Army Pfc. Douglas J. Haan Jr., husband of Mrs. Vickie L. Haan, Rt. 1, Erie. Haan previously had been listed as missing in action. Only 5 days left to start your Good Neighbor Retirement Plan! If you're self-employed, you're not covered by a corporate plan for retirement . . . and the question of personal retirement funds has probably occurred to you long before this. But have you DONE anything about it? Your Good Neighbors in Banking hnve a special Bank Pension Plan for self- employed people; one that can help to guarantee your independence and self- sufficiency after retirement . . . and save you tax dollars every year between now and then! This is the H.R. 10 pension, plan so widely discussed, recently. The pension contributions are fully deductible for tax purposes. Income and capital gains are not taxed but accumulate tax free. To benefit from the new ruling, you must begin your First National Bank & Trust Plan for retirement before the end of this year. ' Come in any time this week . . . we'll be glad to explain the self-employed Bank Pension Plan; or have your Attorney or CPA contact our Trust Department for full details. 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