Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 2, 1969 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS 3— A Merge Two Mfr. Vernon Churches (Hilliard and Myers Photo) CONGRATULATIONS were in order as two Mt. Vernon church congregations merged last Sunday. Merging were the West Salem United Methodist church, on Ashley Road, and Trinity United Methodist church, 17th and Casey. From the left are Bob D. Deitz, West Salem lay leader; Howard Summers, Trinity trustee; Mrs. Earl Quinn, Trinity secretary; Dr. Donald L. Lowe, Vandalia district superintendent; Rev. Leroy E. Dude, West Salem pastor; Rev. Orville B. Silvey, Trinity pastor; Rev. Vivian Threlkeld, former Trinity .pastor; Mrs. J. H. Fields, Trinity treasurer; and Donald Schutte, chairman of the West Salem board. Cold Wave Grips Nation B.v THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bone-chilling cold gripped nearly two-thirds of the nation today, its bito compounded by gale-force winds arid heavy snows in parts of the Northeast. The cold wave, which broke out of (lie northwest early in the week and drove temperatures to their lowest marks of the season throughout the midcontinent completed a cross-country t.veep and dropped the mercury near or below zero in the North tast. A hard freeze hiit Georgia and Alabama and frost nipped northern Florida. The Weather Bureau expected temperatures to dive to zero or below in portions of 30 states from the northern Rockies to New England and southward to North Carolina. Biting winds drove the bitter cold onto the Eastern Seaboard. Heavy squalls along the eastern shores of Lakes Erie and Ontario dumped deep snows into portions of upstate New York, J Pennsylvania and New Engi land. J Fourteen inches of snow fell ; on the northern New York community of Boonville throughout Now Year's Day to give the area a total accumulation of -10 inches. Six inches blanketed Erie, Pa., and heavier amounts rai.ged into northern New England. The snows combined with heavy wind cut visibility and forced closing of Erie International Airport late Wednesday. But the cold didn't deter six m-.mbers of the Erie Skimlivers Club who chopped a hole in the i.ake Erie ice and jumped into 33 degree waters. "It was a whole lot colder on the dock than in the water," remarked Don Herrick after the icy dip. Falling temperatures and rising winds forced postponement Wednesday of the annual Mummers Parade at Philadelphia. Tne parade, featuring 16,000 costumed marchers, was rescheduled for Saturday. The arctic weather and snow s so meant an extended holiday vacation for many school children in northern lower Michigan where ?0 school districts announced there would be no c'asses for the remainder of the week. Travelers warnings remained in effect for northern portions of Oregon due to a treacherous combination of freezing rain t-r.d sleet. Much of the region was buried under heavy snows earlier in the week. I-iain dampened other sections cf the northern Pacific coast and snow dusted portions of the n terior to the Rockies. Comfortable weather continued difficult to come by. Clear but cool conditions prevailed in southern Florida and California. Temperatures before dawn ranged from 13 below zero at Havre, Mont., to 67 at Key West, Fla. ONE TO SPARE NEW DELHI (AP) — Even engineers are superstitious. The Delhi government asked engineers to build 13 spurs across the Jumuna River to prevent soil erosion. But 14 spurs were built, because 13 is an unlucky number. Nixon Led Over 500,000 Votes WASHINGTON (AP) - Corrected popular vote returns from the Nov. 5 presidential election put President-elect Nixon's lead over Democrat Hubert H. Humphrey at slightly more than half a million votes. Rcchccks of totals from six states increased Nixon's vote to 31,770,222. compared with a total for Humphrey of 31.f 7,74-1, an edge for the Republican candidate ot 502,478. Most of the changes from the figures carried earlier this month by The Associated Press were verv small, but the rechecks added 2,291 votes to Humphrey's total in Alabama, while subtracting 5,000 votes from his earlier total in Oklahoma. The recheck left the total Tor third jarly nominee George C. Wallace at 9.897,141. Another 240,593 votes were cast for other candidates. The total number of ballots cast in the presidential election WHS 73,175,700, a new record. Dr. Lowe presided over the special meeting at which the congregations voted to unite their strength to better serve the community. The new church will be called West Salem Trinity United Methodist. The present building of the West Salem church will be used by the new congregation for all •activities for the present. A fine spirit of unanimity prevailed as terms of union, prepared by a joint committee for this purpose, were presented. These proposals* were discussed and, in some cases, amended before adoption. The Trinity church was organized here 70 years ago. It was first located on south Tenth street and was known as the First United Brethren in Christ. In 1946 a denominational union made it the First Evangelical United Brethren church. The union which created the United Methodist church necessitated another change in names to avoid duplication. Several names were considered and the name "Trinity" adopted. Rev. Orville B. Silvey has been pastor since July 1, 1967 when the church joined with Bluford and Oakdale to form a three point parish. The West Salem church has served this area 117 years, since 1851. It was first called Salem, but the formation of a congregation of another denomination bearing this name led to the addition of the word "West" in the name. The church was originally located in the cemetery. In 1871 the present property was deeded to the church by the Bullock family. The building on this site was erected in 1873. After a fire in 1959 there was extensive remodeling. Rev. Leroy Dude will continue to serve as senior pastor. Rev. Orville B. Silvey will serve in an associate relationship for the present. MT. VERNON WEATHER Tuesday high 39, low 8. Wednesday high 25, low 12. Rainfall Tuesday .75. Rainfall o date 1969, none. One year ago today high 32, low 20. Five years ago today high 56, low 28. Ten years ago today high 49, low 22. Friday sunrise 7:22 sunset 4:47. (CST) STATE TEMPERATURES Rockford, cloudy 5 0 .... Moline, cloudy 6 -1 .... Quircy, cloudy 14 10 .... Vandalia, cloudy 21 M .... Chicago G.P. cloudy 9 6 .... Peoria, cloudy 9 2 ... Springfield, cloudy .. 15 10 .... Belleville, cloudy .... m 19 .... MIDWEST Duhuque, cloudy 0 -6 Burlington, cloudy .. 10 M .... Paducah, clear 28 15 ... Madison, snow -3 -14 ... South Bend, clear 7 0 .01 M—Missing Rifle Is Stolen From aPriced Car Shirley Porter, Route 2, Bluford, reported to the sheriff's o'tice yesterday that a rifle was stolen from the Porter car, while it was parked in Bluford. Live in Sirr^ssso Sea ArSmr .l life exists 'n the Sargasso Sea. Crabs, peculiar small fish called fishing frogs, certain sm.vll si:ails and worms not 1o be found elsewhere in the world, l !v2 rmong the v/ecd growth. The Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, cloudy 29 11 .01 Albuquerque, clear .. 46 21 Atlanta, cloudy 34 19 .... Bismarck, clear 6 -4 .... Beise, cloudy 37 28 .13 Boston, clear 34 12 .... Buffalo, snow 17 13 .03 Chicago, clcudy 5 0 .... Cincinnati, cloudy .... 21 11 ... Cleveland, cloudy .... 11 10 .... Denver, clear 57 30 .... Des Moines, cloudy. 6 3 .... Detroit, snow 12 9 .... Fairbanks, cloudy .. -53 -60 .... Fort Worth, cloudy .. 44 39 .... Helena, snow 38 18 Honolulu, rain 80 72 .04 Indianapolis, cloudy 18 10 .... Jacksonville, clear .. 64 32 .... Juneau, snow 24 20 .02 Kansas City, clear .. 26 17 .... Los Angeles, clear .. 81 53 .... Louisville, clear 25 17 .... Memphis, cloudy 35 22 .... Miami, clear 74 56 .... Milwaukee, cloudy .. 2 -3 .... Mpls.-St.P., snow -1 -7 .... New Orleans, cloudy 47 42 .... New York, clear 37 13 ... Okla. City, cloudy .... 45 29 ... Omaha, clcudy 14 9 ... Philadelphia, clear .. 34 11 .... Phoenix, clear 71 39 .... Pittsburgh, snow 14 12 .03 Otlnd, Me., clear 29 10 .19 Ptind, Ore., cloudy .. 24 22 .06 Rapid City, snow 45 21 ... Richmond, clear 42 19 .... St. Louis, clear 22 14 .... Salt Lk. City, cloudy 28 19 .... San Diego, clear ..... 74 43 .... San Fran., clear 54 45 .... Seattle, clcudy 13 38 .08 Tampa, clear 62 44 .... Washington, clear .... 39 18 .... Winnipeg, snow . -5 -12 .05 ALSO SERVE — These protective suits, designed by NASA and Bendlx, are required dress for the techrti- clans who fuel the Saturn rooket at Cape Kennedy, Ha. START THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT WITH OUR PRICES GOOD THROUGH SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 1969 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Open Every Day And Evening Daily 9 Til 9 P.M. Sunday 10 Til 7 P.M. 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