Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 27, 1968 · Page 8
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 8

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Friday, December 27, 1968
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TTTE REOISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 196S all Challenges - Speaker McCormack Names Cobb To Eldorado Office T. R. Cobb has been promoted ' TOsfttfj&TON (AP< Rep. .... . Morris K. Udall, D-Ariz . today! MlinOIS TOWer openfy challenged Speaker John iff. McOormaek, D-Mass.. for 1jhe leadetship of the House. 11» 4^year-old four-term eon- Sressman declared his candidacy or „ speaker in a letter to IJoase , iDetnocrats soliciting their support when they nomi- * mate 1heir candidate for speaker' to manager of the Eldorado dis- oin Jan. 2. trict of Illinois Power Company Udall added, however, thai if ] succeeding 1. Vessell who he prwajed over•McCormack iU irp Jan ., ^ 4Q ^ oh the first ballot he would | .. immediately re-open the voting 1 Wlth the com ^ n >s» other -candidates could be Since July 1956. Mr. Cobb has named to run against him. ' been commercial office super- Such a move, he said, would j visor for Minois Power in Eldo- jive other members who are un-j rado - He has 06211 active in «*willing to oppose McCormack I ucatl °n as a leader m the forma- directly ai" chance to run for «<*n of the Eldorado Umt School speaker m an open contest with pistnct which was adopted by m-incttmbent. voters last July and as a mem- If he 'defeats McCormack, ber of ^ Eldoracto City School STATE TKMPKKATURES , Rockford rain .vloline. rain Quincy rain Vindalia, cloudy (Chi G. Pk., rain 1 Peoria, rain ! Springfield, vain ; Belleville cloudy . 29 .27 •1-1 41 LOG .. 34 31 Tla .. 42 SG .62 . -14 42 .44 . .Vt 48 .42 MIDWEST Dubuque rain . Burlington rain .. Paducah, rain .. IV'adison, rain South Renrl. rain 28 23 4:; 34 53 31 .02 .36 .14 31 26 .12 31 26 M 'I will TJdaH said in his letter, deem: it only a vote change is desired." ytKBallrls; "a brother of Secretary of Interior Stewart L. UdaU. •Udall expressed "genuine respect and affection" for the 77- jjear-old McCormack but said Board of Education from 1962 , , to 1968. serving as secretary in that ai ig62ig63 ^ ag p re sid e nt in a member of 1965-1966. He is the Eldorado lions Club and i member of the Saline County Golf and Country Clib. Before Joining Illinois Power Company in 1953, Cobb was a teacher of American history in Mt-there was an overriding ^ Flora Hi?h Schoo i and in for new directions and new lership" in the House. UdaU said he was taking the action on his own and was not the candidate of any individual ajbember.of group of members. INSURANCE DUE? IEF 6 RE:YOU PAY l; CHECK M.F.A. HornaoWners, Auto, ' liJF »l ^rtcf Health KEN" Tour MiF.A. Agent ^^itNNt KEN BELL 128 N. 9th 242-4311 1953-1954 was manager of the First National Credit Bureau in Flint. Mich. He attended grade and high school in Eldorado and was graduated from Cooley High School, Detroit,.in 1946. He re! ccived his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, *n 1953. From 1946 to 1949 he served in the U. S. Army Medical Corps with two years duty in Puerto Rico. Cobb and. his wife, Marsha, have four children. Donna Beth, ! 15, Cheryl .Kay and Caryl Ray, 'twins. 13 and Debra Lorraine, ill. Mr. Vessell retires after long service with Illinois Power Company and 25 years as the Eldorado district manager. He Joined IP in Eldorado in 192S as a line crew groundman, in 1929 he became chief clerk in the commercial office, from 1932 to 1943 was commercial office supervisor and from 1943 until the present has been district manager. Mr. Vessell is secretary of Eldorado Industrial Foundation, Inc., and active in the Saline Valley Development Association and the Eldorado Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Masonic Lodge, Elks Ledge and First Presbyterian Church, Th° Wen the r Elsewhere jfi .v THK ASSOCIATED RPEJSS High Low Pr. Albany, cloudy .'i -12 Albuquerque, snow 39 2* .30 Atlanta, cloudy . 52 34 Bismarck. <snow . 14 5 x'j Bc-ist. cloudy 10 31 ni Boston, cloudy 9 K , Bufcal' SHOW ,M 1! .i'J Chicago, rail 3-1 3,0 .!.". Cincinnati, cloudy .".8 34 .11 Cleveland, rain 25 21 .02 Denver, snow :fl 27 ;' Des Moines, ruin 27 2.i .07 Detroit, rein 21 23 ri Fairbanks, clear . -2 -23 Foii Worth, cloudy 73 fiv Helena, clear IS -fi .oj Honolulu, clear 7S 62 Indianapolis, rain 36 33 .27 Jacksonville, clear . r'3 42 Juneau, clear 22 6 Kansas City, rarh . 49 34 .45 Los Angeles, clear .. S7 ' Louisville, cloudy . 47 | Memphis, roin i Miami, ci.v.idy . 72 Mdwaukee. rain 34 Mpls.-Sl .P, cloudy 19 New Orleans, cloudy 67 Mew York, cloudy 23 Okla. City, rain 6S Omaha, cloudy 27 Philadelphia, snow .. 25 Pnoenix. clear 58 Pittsburgh, rain 22 Ptlnd, Me., clear .. 7 -3 .... Ptmd, Ore., rain .. 46 41 .05 Rapid City, snow 27 12 .01 Richmond, cloudy . . 31 27 St. Lot lis. rain 53 49 .2! Salt Lk. City, snow 3S 14 T San Diego, clear ... 56 41 07 San Fran., clear 52 43 .U6 Seattle, cloudy 42 34 .01] Ttempa. clear 69 54 . . j Washington, cloudy 32 27 .... Winnipeg, clear 9-11 . . (T—Trace) MT. VERNON WEATHER ! Thursday high 47. low 23. i Rainfall Thursday .04. I Rainfall to date 1968 35.86. One year ago today high 26, low 15. Five years ago today high 42. ' low 1". : Ten years ago today high 55, low 24. Saturday sunrise 7:21. sunset 4:42. fCST) ILLINOIS WEATHER By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rain splashed all over Illinois today. More than tan inch of rain , was measured in a 24-hour pc- J riod in Moline and Quincy. Fog accompanied the rain In 1 some areas, increasing the dan: gcrs of driving. But temperatures in many communities re' mainod above freezing during the light. The mercury mounted toward daytime highs in the highs 30s. ICq and 50s. \ turn to colder weather ivus forecast for tonight, along with ,i chance ot light snow. Overnight lows in the high 20s and low 30s were in prospeel. Preceded Pilgrims An English colony was established in". Massachusetts before the Mayflower made its famous voyage. In 1602. Bartholomew Gosnold founded on Cuttyhunk Island a colony which lasted"only three weeks. , REVIVAL!! Bakerville Church Evangelist Bro. Bobby Jackson From North Carolina DEC. 25 THRU DEC. 31 EUGENE NEWBERRY, 23, above, was arrested at Madison, Wis., and charged with the murder of Ills fiancee Anna Mondragon, 22, right, whose battered body was found near Zion, III., Friday. The couple was to have bemf married December 27. <AP Photos) I I People in the News I COLUMBUS, Ohio (APi Former astronaut John Glenn' Jr. —is thinking of a second try a i j Ohio politics, the state Demo-| cratic chairman says. Glenn entered the Democratic senatorial primary in 1964 bill ' withdrew after suffering a he'id. injury in a bathroom fall. Sen. < Stephen M. Young, the Demo­ cratic incumbent, has indicated he will not run in 1970, and Gov. James A. Rhodes, a Republican, is barred by state law from seeking reelection in that year. Eugene P. O'Grady, the state chairman .declined comment on whether Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, would seek the State House or the Senate seat. 42 41 55 69 31 17 63 21 54 .42 23 23 T 3S .27 19 .09 .42 .02 r .15 .03 .01 Illinois Five Day forecasts iVorthern Illinois — Temperatures Saturday through Wednesday are expected to average 5 to 10 degrees below normal. Normal highs are from 28 to 34 and normal lows from 13 to 20 Colder Saturday and Sun- dav. briefly warmer about Tuesday and then turning c o 1 d e i Again at midweek. Southern Illinois Temperatures will average Iknh0il5 degrees below seasonal normals fcr the five day period Saturday through Wednesday. Normal highs are from the mid 30s in the north to the mi.l 40s in the south. iN'ormal lows are from the upper teens _ in the north tc the mid 20s in the south. Snow is expected early, in the week. SAVE $ $ HERE IN DIX, ILL SAVE $ $ Come Often — Houl Your Own — Save Plenty Cheek With Us On The Following Aluminum Siding No. 2 Heavy Insulated $11.50—$24.50 sq. American Barb Wide, Farm Fence Rej. Pound 10c S-track Alum Storm Windows (close in porch) St).75 Clear White Patio — Carport Fiberglass Roofing or Siding— 12 Ft Sheet Only $3.90 Steel Roofing and Siding. Ceiling & Floor Tile. Wall Paneling 20 Different Patterns. Wrought Iron Porch Post. Paints & Hardware — U name it—We might have it. PAUL G. R0LLINS0N LUMBER YARD Dix, Illinois WE'RE LOADED WITH USED CARS NO REASONABLE OFFER TURNED DOWN THE BOSS SAYS MOVE EM. MAX SHURTZ — KEN SHOEMAKER TED WOOD — BUD HAYES S & W Motor Co, & 1101 Salem Rd. 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