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r. MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864 ^ (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1870 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28. 1920 EDWIN RACK AWAY _. THE nEOISTKR-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS WM. C. RACKAWAY — OR I AN METCALF. JOHN RACKAWAY - 5UY HENRY NADINE ALLISON ROBERT K. THOMPSON ...„. CHARLES DEITZ _ Editor Business Manager - Newi Editor Sports Editor - City Editor — Society Editor — Advertising Manage' -...Plant Superintendent MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively •ntitled to us'- for tne publication of all news credited to it or not other­ wise credited in this paper and »!so the local news puolished therein. Second Class Postage paid at Mt. Vernon, Illinois SUBSCRIPTION RATES Subscriptions must be paid in advance. By Mail, Jefferson County and adjoining counties, 1 year $ 9.00 4 months $6.00; 3 months $3.50; 1 month 1.25 3y mail outside Jefferson and adjoining counties within 150 miles; 1 ye a r $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 $6.00; 1 month $2.75. Delivered by carrier in city per week 40 A Thought For Today "'Blt -ssi 'd are the merciful, for lln> snail obtain mercy." — Matthew 5:7. * * • * He who cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself.— George Herbert, English poet. Editorial . . . Torture Shows Validity Of Pueblo's Mission IT WOULD BE wonderful to think that the release of the 82 sur• viving members of the crew of the USS Pueblo in time for Christmas was a gesture of good will toward men on the part of the North Koreans, a sign that the spirit of the season, which Is not an exclusive Christian possession, had permeated even behind the Bamboo Curtain. Unfortunately, the tales the men have recounted of ll months of brutal treatment, verified by their debilitated physical condition, preclude any such assumption. Perhaps it is enough just to be thankful that all of the men but one, who was killed at the time the ship was seized, are alive and in fair health. Their bodies will quickly recover from the ordeal under the loving care of their grateful families, though the invisible mental scars they bear may be another matter. The United States paid a price for their i-elease by signing an apology for the instrusion of the Pueblo into North Korean waters. It has no more validity than the confessions tortured out of accused witches in the Middle Ages, which is about as far as the Asian Communists have progressed on the scale of civilization. The experience of these men at the hands of the North Koreans is sufficient demonstration of why they had to be where they were when they were captured. South No Haven From Flu IF YOU'VE BEEN "THINKING of going south to escape the * flu, or even that chronic winter cold, forget it. A hot climate is no guarantee against runny noses, sore throats, clogged sinuses and all the other naggin aches and pains of what the medical trade terms respiratory infections. In fact, it could be just the opposite, according to a four-year study of student ailments conducted jointly by the Universiy of Wisconsin and the University of the Philippines and reported in the Wisconsin Research Newsletter. Both schools kept track of the causes of all admissions to university infirmaries. Results showed that in the tropical Philippines, almost 50 out of every 1,000 students were hit by respiratory infections on a yearly average, twice the sniffle incidence among students in wintry Wisconsin. Weather was a factor at both schools—illness peaks occurred during the rainy season in the Philippines and the cold winter months in Wisconsin—but only because it kept students cooped up in crowded classrooms and dormitories, hothouse atmospheres facilitating the spread of cold-causing viruses. In short, the danger lies not in the weather outside but the company you keep inside. Which may be some cold comfort to snowbound millions.—DG SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1968 Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Saturday, Dec. 28, the 363rd day of 1968. There are three days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1836, Spain recognized the independence of Mexico. On this date jn 1846, Iowa became the 29th state. In 1856, the 28th American president, Woodrow Wilson, was biown in Staunton, Va. In 1869, chewing gumwas patented by William Smple of Mount Vernon, Ohio. In 1917, during World War I, the U.S. government took over the nation's railroads. In 1941, early in the Pacific Wf.r President Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged independence io the Philippines. In 1942, Japanese bombers hit I Calcutta, India. Ten years ago: The United S'f.tes was considering an appeal to all nations to widen the scope and authority of the World Court. Five year agos: An official audit showed that the New York World's Fair had lost more than S2J million. BERRY'S WORLD © 1968 by NEA, Inc." w 0 "Better slow down, dear! As they say in Washington, you don't want to 'PEAK' too early! BRUCE BIOSSAT Today's World Just Too Tough For Young Radicals McLEANSBORO By BRl'CE UIOSSAT NEA Washington Correspondent, , „ , . ,„ m • t stress upon their 20'^ of "brins;- WASHINGTON (NEA) Possi- i .• ' bly the most significant thing ln ? dow " ' ,hls ' m !>^ ct ; to sav about the young lettut " Pt - V - wh f r - ur «« d 1o sa > " hax ] radicals is that the world they ^ , w0ulri P m , ,n ll * P lacc j find themselves in is just too thc 'y bc ? olL Tha '- lh(, y say> I tough for them. • 15 for somew1 ° p1s0 ,n vvorry! Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Hunt, Jr., and daughter Susan are visiting their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown, Bryan, Texas. They are making the acquaintance of the self- indicting, is the radicals'j Browns' new daughter, and the Hunts' first grandchild. Mark and' Terry McMillan, of Orlando, Fla., have been visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Frey. Major H. Keith McDonald, wife and four children are At least the most militant of' m ? r - T ^ h ave no proposals spending me holidays wit his """" mother and other relatives. Ma- Volpe Favors Mass Transit WASHINGTON '(API — John A. Volpe. President-elect Nixon's choice for transportation secretary, says more emphasis must be put on mass transportation systems to cope with the nation's urban traffic problem. The Massachusetts governor said Thursday in his first new conference since appointed by Nixon thnt "highways alone won't do the job." The emphasis on public transportation came as a bit of a surprise since Volpe has gained a reputation as a man who be- j lieves in highways. As federal Apollo 8 Blazed Trail For Landing On The Moon Winchell's Son Commits Suicide TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — The son of columnist Walter Winchell died of a single gunshot wound in the mouth, the coroner's office says. Walter Winchell Jr., 33, died Wednesday night. A .38-caliber pistol was found lying beside his body. The victim's wife. Eva Anne- lies Winchell, 34, told police that her husband wrote a suicide note on Dec. 20. She said he attempted suicide last Christmas and underwent therapy for about four months following the incident. Winchell was working as a dishwasher at the time of his death and the family was receiving welfare benefits. He listed his occupation as a freelance writer. ••- - and "o nrocrams -a-™*, ««, w.i . ]ie in highways. As federal thorn think of themselves as, dritl ° ut ' dm • mother and other relatives. Ma- 1 hi(ThvKM , ., rl t •. , ic ., r ;t nr in brave and determined, but nVyi Worse still, in their grossly jor McDonald is stationed at the ! „,*t B ^™i'f~ f ' ti '„ L„ - like all the others - are! misguided concept of living Air Base in Enid , Okla. Also! J 1 T h ?TTX ° r essentially failures. They con-1 they profess to believe that one visiting Mrs. Leland Tate is her ! " , , , rt 0 , e fuse noise and motion with ac- i °* the ways to bring down an im- son, Pvt. Larry D. McDonald, I f™? 1 ^ roac ! ^ anfl ne tion Actually, they are either I Perfect society is not only to in service near San Francisco, I JTf t H C T pa , ny unable or unwilling to cope with' Imitate hut to exaggerate and Calif. bullt thousands of mlles the reel wrrlc!. ridicule the flawed institutions Those spending Christmas day 0 ^.' Wuys - . UnhaDpy reaction to the im- 01 society and the mistakes of with the Lee Donelsons' were, ; Rap!d transit systems may perfections of human society is men. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Dillinger of : P 1 ™" fea ? lb ^ » som <; the natural and nearly inevita- 1 This provides us ell with some Paoucah. Ky., Mr. and Mrs. i areas, Volpe said, but there will hie imperative of youth. So, too, minor amusement at times, but James Drake and Caroline Sue, • ° e . oUiers wher « you can 1 is impatience for some kind of ! basically it is more self- con- ; Mr - and Mrs. Jimrnie Lakin, b ^ any more highways with- milennium in which these im- demning than critical of others, j ^anny and Tracy, Mr. and Mrs.. out teari "g a city apart perfections would be largely el-• Whatever idealism may origi ! Eugene Utley, of Fairfield, Mrs. | He added that the stream of . . . , .. .. ,. , , . ! Eula Malone and Mr anrt Mrs cars ceming in1o city down- lminated. na!Iy motivate the radicals fer- JL,UId J,ldlulle ' <u ' a lvu - ana mrs - , n . ' ... Maturity comes to many vor. it is wholly dissipated Ral P h Denny of McLeansboro.: owns makes it impossible young folk when the fact of when it is expressed mostly in Joe Wright and even to provide parking spaces human frailty and the inescapa- comoetitvo immorality, .nee- son . 9™% of Austin Texas are for them without having to tear bility of human conflict at all j struction, in contempt for the \ ™ ltln g TWrj S hts mother. ; down half the city for parking levels of living are accepted, rights of others while thev act! ^ rs - J ^ s of ^ s Ms ' But for some humans that time in the name ot a 'Tightness" ^ *" d ^ Everett Hunt and •• — never comes. Their need for they cannot define. daughter Colleen, of Johet HI. LOW TOr TodaV . . . . . . , were also visitors in the Jones » the certainty of seeming per- To the extent that there is home Christmas fection is so compelling that any discussion of another so- Miss Carol Kittinger became Birth Cer,ific ate Change they cannot accept the unset*- j Hety to cbrne, it emerges as me bri d e of Don C Jones Sat- May Require Court Action ling facts of error and conflict j An incredible conglomeration of: urday Dec 21 at the First' Bap- Q. My brother-in-law never and change. ! warmed - over, discredited Mar- ^"chu'rch ta*McI^boro.1nSe sa ' v . h | s . (birt h certifiate until he The radicals of both left andjxism. emptv sloganeering, per- private ceremony was perfor- "™ J " to get B pension. Then right fall within this range. Fun- ernptory demands for delivering med by Rev. Robert A. Larner, hP fllsr i ovtr ™ he was Ulegiu- damentally they remain child-| me impossible tomorrow, tho pastor of the church. A recep- • m [ -» f e. On the birth certiticate, ren, sometimes into and through, grossest over simplifications: tion was held at the VFW hall hp ', s registered u " de r me ra­ the entirety of their adult lives, j since the primitive age of man- immediately after the ceremo- i thor ' s nanie but , ne . bee ? As a phenomenon of human j kind. < ny. The groom just recently re- [ upin g his mother's maiden mai- The cruel truth Is that if by. turned from Vietnam and will | dor nanie aI1 hls llfe - Does be some miracle they gained to-! return there for more duty. Mrs. have to go to court to get his morrow the power they profess | Jones will continue her studies name on the certificate chan- to bote, they would have to at S.I.U. Sed. rely for real action upon the Veronica Voss, Cor. A - Ye -s. Under the circumstan- same kinds of imperfect hu- : . a chan g e in the name on mar beings, the same varieties NEWS BRIEF j me birth certificate can be ac of human organi<ation. which I complished only by a court or- By JIM STROTHMAN AP Aerospace Writer SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) — Apollo 8's trail-blazing flight around the moon has given space planners a firm foothold to try for a moon landing in the next few months—maybe April or May. One major piece of Apollo hardware still remains to be qualified, the lunar module spacecraft that will taxi future astronauts from a three-man Apollo craft in lunar orbit to the' moon's surface. That four-legged lunar lander is to get its first manned space test about Feb. 20 during America's next three-man mission, Apollo 9. If the lunar module performs perfectly in earth orbit on Apollo 9, astronauts conceivably could land on the moon on the following flight, Apollo 10, jn April or May. Present plans for Apollo 10— to be flown by a three-man crew headed by veteran astronaut Air Force Col. Thomas P. Stafford —call for the pilots to fly a moon orbit mission in which the lunar module separates from a three-man Apollo spaceship and approaches within 10 miles of the surface, but does not land. "Our present plans are to not commit Apollo 10 for a landing," said Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel C. Phillips, Apollo program director. However, "We might want to exercise a more ambitious option," he noted, as was done when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) decided to send Apollo 8 around the moon. The first lunar landing mission is now expected by Apollo 11, next May or June. Astronauts have not yet been assigned for that flight. The particular lunar module assigned to Apollo 10 does not have fuel tanks with enough capacity and weighs too much for a lunar landing. So if a decision is made to fly the Apollo 10 crew to the moon's surface, another lunar module would have to be assigned to the mission, Phillips pointed' out. Television will continue to be an important factor in the space flights. i Thursday it gave a glimpse of three explorers returning home as the last of six scheduled TV broadcasts from Apollo 8 was made at an altitude of 112,000 miles. It showed the sunlit side of the earth, including North and South America, covered by numerous clouds. Apollo 8 television is completed but as Borman told earthlings: "Stay tuned in." There will be flights and rendezvous and earth orbits, he said. behavior, this is as old as life. What is new is that a vastly more complex society today pre vides far more room for the play of conflict and error — and there are as many mor" young people in the world that thoir natural cries for some- standard forms of protest like moro f ^ s j ly but far mor ,. vlowJy bill of any couple in Italy. Things of All Sorts DOWN Verdi 6 Cuplike spoons 24 Tardy 7Biblicalhigh 25 Son of Seth priest 8 Foreign agents 9 Bovine calls 30 Sea eagle 11 Direction 17 Plays host to 19 Type of architecture ACROSS 57 Mariners 2 Shade tree direction 4 Cotton bundle 8 Merganser 12 Masculine 1 Otherwise nickname 2 Booty 13 Royal (Scot.) 3 Edible fungus 14 Minute skin (PU opening 4 Make firm 15 Distress signal 5 ? r P era by 16 Increases 18 Moral 20 Set anew 21 Fish eggs 22 Nights before events 24 City in Mexico 26 Continent 27 Not good 30 Moisten with oil 32 Perish with hunger 34 Male feline 35 Assault 36 Worm 37 Covers with pitch 39 Ocean movement 40 Hindu garment '41 Diminutive of Leonard 42 One of the Pilgrims 45 Part of a golf course 49 Predicts 51 Hawaiian. pepper ' 52 First man 53 Repast 54 Volume (ab-) 55 Insurgents k (coll.) 56 Domestic v slave Answer to Previous Puzzle gsQaS_CJQH •SUE! BBW . ana wntc^^ S!gl H ^raraiilirif! aag|gf§aaHigHla 23 Passport 38 Ransacks endorsements 40 Appears m ' 41 Kind of thread 42 Ethiopian (Bib.) Hamite 26 Perfume 43 Mineral 27 Telepathic deposit vibration. 44 Montonous 28 Greedy 46 Wolfhound 29 Take out 47 Shakespeare's (print; stream 31 Swimming 48 "Old Eh"" 33 Fall flower 50 Gossin (dial 1 tiling better not only ring with • exist now or have existed in ROME (AP) — Actress So- i dor. However, the change really greater force but have become j earlier civilizations. The com- phia Loren and Carlo Ponti have isn't necessary. A person may institutionalized on now quite j plexities of 1969 would not yield j b ( -'en given the largest city tax j use any name he or she wishes, ptov.ded that name is not adopted for purpose of fraud. Incidentally, the law no longer permits children born out of wedlock to be registered under the father's name unless the father consents in writing to fh" use ol his name or a court has determined that he is the father. —Illinois State Bar Association strept marches, "ccnfron-| 0 the protestors themselves, tations," sit-ins and vandalizisrr- wno n ,. Vl , tutored their own clan But these responses, the new mostly in the emptiness of de- thing in this age. are never j cl ruction and hardly at all in justified by the protesting leftj m o constructive assault upon as anything but attention -get-, t h ( . p ro Mcms of the real worln ling and destructive. With rp-,j n inescapable conflict, garrt t -i the first of those go.'ils. _ _ _ it i s pre per now to say that vie long ago entered a phase of what might be colled 'attention getting overkill." The radicals intend now to appear POLK.'K CHIEF RESIGNS Rome tax assessors listed Thursday a combined taxable income for the couple of SI million and called for $147,000 in taxes. Miss Loren was credited with $560,000 in earnings. Her tax equals that of Giovanni Agnelli, president of Fiat industries and considered Italy's richest man. ROBINSON. 111. (AP) The at President - elect Richard Nix- Ci'-.v Council Thursday heard on's inaugural ceremonies. Can i Norman T. Richards, chief of there be anyone who rends news :) oJice, announce his resignation or views television who has not' effective Feb. 1. known for at least two years A 30-year veteran of the what these people say they aro fi -ico, Richards has been chief against. since 1946. 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