4—A FHE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1969 MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Stresl, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864 (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT. VfiRNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1870 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY ~ Edi'°r WM. C. RACKAWAY Busineis Manager ORIAN METCALF — ~ - —New» Editor JOHN RACKAWAY _ * _ Sports Editor GUY HENRY City Editor NADINE ALLISON - Society Editor ROBERT K. THOMPSON Adve-titing Managa' CHARLES DEITZ Plant Superintendent A Seating Arrangement at Last MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press '» exclusively sntifled t3 uv- for trie publicafici of all news credited to it or not other wise credited in this paper and also 'he local news ouoiisiitd therein. Second Class Postage paid at Mt. Vernon, Illinois \ SUBSCRIPTION RATfcit j Subscriptions mutt be paid in jjvance By Mail, Jefferson County and iidicining counties, 1 year $ 9.00 i months $6.00; 3 months $3.50; 1 month .. $ 1.25 3y mail outside Jefferson and adjoining counties within i 150 miles; 1 year $12.00; ! 6 months $8.00; 3 month' $5.50; per single month $ 2.50 Dutside 150 miles, 1 year $15.00 6 months, $8.50; 3 months $6.00; I month S2.~5. Delivered by carrier in city per week .AO A Thought For Today Sorrow Is bi'tter than 1 a ti n h t e, r, for Iiy sndness of counti'Muiee the heart in made glad.—Eccl. 7:8. The young man who lias not wept is a savage, and tlu- old man who will not laugh is a tool.—George Santayana, American philosopher. Editorial . . . Airport Jams ... Not In The Air A IRPORTS in nearly every city are growing bigger and busier, and the bigger they get, the more people work there. Some aii-ports have actually reached the point where their employes outnumber passengers' and have begun contributing heavily to surface congestion in terminal areas. A survey of 18 major airports in the United States, Kngland and France by American Aviation magazine found this problem common to all of them. John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York employs 42,500 persons, and at any given time as may as 30,000 of them may be on duty at the terminal. During a peak ground traffic hour, as many as 6,000 vehicles come and go at JFK and most of these are occupied by airport-based employes. London's Heathrow employs 42,200; Orly in Paris has a work force of 22,000. At al] three of these airports, employes outnumber the daily average total of passengers. Many of the airports surveyed have plans for some sort of public rapid transit system to serve the terminal and relieve pressure on highways and parking facilities. Unfortunately, notes the magazine, there would seem to be few employe roups in the world less inclined to use public transportation than airport employes. Even where transportation is available, the survey found that the overwhelming percentage prefer to drive their own cars. Art Treads New Paths A RT PIONEERS continue to strike out in new directions. A ^ current exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art in New York examines the state of contemporary sculpture through the works of 137 artists. Many of the pieces move, light up or make sounds. One gigantic structure, which would seem to qualify as architecture as much as sculpture, is 24 feet long and 15 fert high with a number of 10-foot beams cantilivered 12 feet overhead. Another work involved removing four stone paving blocks from the museum floor and lining the empty spaces with sheet metal for an "earth sculpture" entitled "City Depression." For sheer realism and consummate devotion to detail, however, nothing compares with an exhibit held in Europe a vear or so ago. There, human models posed on pedestals as examples of "living scupture." No one has been able to top this since. Root Of Revolt—Women! ENGLISH SATIRIST C. Northcote Parkinson has put his fingpr on the source of the youth revolt in America. It's all the fault of women. The campus revolution traces d''rec»ly back to the feminine revoluion. he sa ,- s. "Women dempp''ori 1 >->P vote PP <1 r-r-npHfv and e-r>sed to submit to the control of their htif=bnnd<=. In the process, they began to lose control of their own children." Parkinson is famous as the author o f "Parkinson"* L-ws." poking fun at burenucrpcv and e'he<- psnocts of modern life. When the women learn about this theory, however jt n-fll b" Parkinson's turn to learn about another, verv ancient, law—the law of survival. Farm News The has By DON KENDALL. AP Farm Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Department surveyed America's young women and decided they are taller and about as curvey as they were in 1940. A ruvey found that today's average young woman Is about 1.6 inches taller than the 1940 model, almost two pounds heavier—and has slightly smaller measurement around some of the traditional contours. The research was done among 355 women between the ages of 20 and 29 in the Boston area, then compared with a similar nationwide study made before World War n in an effort to help home economists analyze clothing sizes. "The changes in body proportions of these 20- to 29-year-old women are large enough to suggest that similar changes probably have occurred in women of other age groups." WASHINGTON (AP)—Farmers had to pay more for production items during the month ended Dec. 15, but the prices they received for their products failed to gain, the Agriculture Department reported Tuesday. The index of prices farmers pay for goods advanced aagin during the month to a new high of 360 per cent of its 1910-14 base, up one point from the previous hfeh set in mid-November. But the index for prices they receive remained unchanged at 262 per cent of the base period. A year ago the price-received index was 253 and the price-paid index 344 per cent. Prices receievd as a whole average 73 per cent of parity, the same as for mid-November and one point below a year earlier. Officials said the most important changes during the month were price increases for cattle and eggs and declines for cotton and oranges. THE NOSE KNOWS. Since there is no known chemical method to gauge diesel odor intensity, engineers are endeavoring to eliminate diesel exhaust odor by studying it with the human nose. Here, Dr. Gerald J. Barnes of the General Motors Research Laboratory, demonstrates a new technique which allows natural sniffing' of different controlled dilutions of air and exhaust gas. People In The News NEW YORK (API— Mrs. Helen Miller, a housewife who was ('escribed as a little overweight, started 19S9 ,by unexpectedly giving birth to a 6-pound girl, although she said she didn't know she was pregnant. The girl—the 36 year-old Mrs. jailer's only child—arrived at "2:47 a.m. Wednesday, shortly Hfter Mrs. Miller and her hus- WASHINGTON (AP) — Next hand left a New Year's party year's federal acreage control i b".:ause she wasn't feeling well and price support program for - a gall bladder attack, she the production of livestock feed thought. grains will be practically un- \ "Everyone was surprised," changed from 1968, Agriculture 1 s he said at the hospital where Secretary Orville L. Freeman' the delivery was made, "espe- announced Thursday. j drily mv husband." The voluntary program com- > - lho Millers have been mar- will go back to school soon, but she doesn't know when. He is a student at Amherst and she at Siiiith. MATTER OF DEGREE— You'd think that you're viewing a space walker. Turn the picture counterclockwise about 90 degrees and you'll find Jaroslav Trepka is earthbound. He's searching for Nazi documents in a deep well of Zbirho Castle in Bohemia. REFRESHER — with a lull in patrols, Pfc. L::S his free time to shave. The 21-year-old vs:ersn cf Vietnam is from Galveston, Texas. Cook's Tour Answer to Prerriow Ptrrit 1 Brcilod 6 r . ~ .-.-.nl use temporarily (jl Soman outer garment .'J J: .osc 9 New England food fish 12 Citrus fruit : 3 Hodgepodge 14 Bullfight cheer 15 Antipathies 17 Diminutive cf Leonard 18 Earn 19 Certain Indian dwellings 21 Mineral deposit 23 Body of water 11 Lairs 24 Eccentric wheel 27 Enormous 29 On top of 32 Ascended 34 Dress 36 Most pallid 37 Mend a shoe 38 Short for Ebenezer 39 Consumes food 41 Saul's uncle (Bib.) 42 Dip in dish gravy 44 Essential being 46 Pealed louder 49 Effigy 58 GI service group (ab.) 54 By degrees 56 Oriental coin 57 Kirghiz mountains 58 Sea eagles 59 Cornish town (prefix) DOWN' 1 bake 2 Honey- maker's home 3 Sheaf 4 Risk 5 Hawaiian foodstuff 6 Runs away 7 Japanese . indigene 8 Flowers 9 Comparison 10 Margarine East St. Louis Snipers Active '•'.AST ST. LOUIS, 111. (API- East St. Louis authorities re- pc.rtecl throe apparent sniper at- tpoks early Wednesday. There >VTO no injuries. ' Police said bullets were fired into two adjacent houses and a third dwelling. "Mrs. Brag Rogers, 71, told police three shots were fired , into her Baker Avenue house. She reported leaving the living room moments before bullets ii-uck the floor, wall and a i television set. ! Lorenzo Yates, 51, a neighbor t of Mrs. Brag, said three shots v.'i.-re fired into his house, one of them penetrating the room wi ere his wife and a 7-year-old daughter were sleeping. In a third incident a single .38 caliber bullet broke a win! dow at the home of James Reed Reed, a fireman, was on duty a ithe time. I East St. Louis has been the pcene of numerous sniping incidents in recent months. News Briefs s - E - Wel!es Promoted By Paper Company ante? 22 "Inferno*' 40 Sea arm of author the Mediter- 24 lobster ranean 25 Desert nomad 43 Of the Pope 26 Significant 45 Ant point in a 46 Dispossess course 47 Employer 28 Small pastries 48 African river MOSCOW 'AP' - The Soviet govcronu-n: gave some 9 million workers in the building trades arri related industries an unexpected New Year's gift today—a wage increase rarging up to 25 pc -r cent. The bif< boost .another example of the increasing use S. E. Welles, Mt. Vernon, has l-.'cn named sales representative and territory manager of southern Illinois for Capital City 30 Shield bearing 16 Cook's ranges 31 Equal 20 A cook does 33 Mister (Sp.) this with 35 Feminine batter nickname 50 Go by aircraft 51 Group of a sort 52 Girl's name 55 Spanish commander , ..." "• "o" Paper Co., Springfield, material incentives in the Soviet | ra ^ 1 ^ of souhte rn economy, raises the aevrage; > resident of construction workers weekly, ^ He and salary from about 29 rubles to ,T i .„ „„,, 0 „„ T^, ; „ 36 ruolas. r ;r from $31.90 at the hl ^Jife Madolyn and on Enc official rte of exchange to \ at •& 08 MTaple .^J'* s -> 9 grj daughter, Mrs . Jeannie Hugill, "Vhe wa^e increase came amid : 1-ves in St. Louis County Mo. a campaign to step up housing l Th e Ca P ital Qty Paper Ca 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 • 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 1 18 ML 20 21 22 • 23 24 25 26 £g27 1 • 29 30 31 32 33 • * 35 36 1 38 • 1 40 41 42 « H 44 | 46 47 48 • 49 50 51 62 53 54 55 — 56° 67 58 59 60 e-r 2 construction to ease the overcrowding that is still the lot of much of the urban population. is a dual paper house, supplying both industrial and fine paper throughout the state for the past 57 years. Law For Today ... FATTIER HAS NO RIGHTS TO ILLEGITIMATE CHILD Q. I wanted to marry the mother of mv child, but she refused me. Now, she plans to place the child with an adoption agency. Can she do this without my consrnt 7 A. Under the law the mother his sole rights to an illegitimate child and only her consent is needed to place the child for adoption. The father'? consent is nevrr needed under any circumstances — not even when tho father has been making court order support payments. —Illinois State Bar Association pensates farmers with price • supports and other benefits in return for taking at least 20 ! per cent of feed-grain land from i production. Freeman said producers will be asked to retire about 37 million acres in 1969's program, compared' with 32.4 million taken from production this year. Minimum land diversion will be required for corn, sorghum grain and barley. Average p .-icc-.i 'uppjrf loan rates for next year will be up- changed, including: corn $1.05 a bushel; sorghum grain $1.61 a hundredweight; oats 63 cents Barley will be 83 cents a bushel instead of 90 cents in 1968 but i will be eligible for additional j benefits. Farmers who meet minimum diversion requirements on appli- i cable crops also will receive j a bushel and rye $1.02 a bushel, payments for taking extra land from production—up to 55 per cent of their normal base acreage. The diversion payment for the additional idled land will be at the same rate as for 1968, based on 45 per cent of the total price crop yields. Direct price support payments also will be made in addition to a farm cooperators j price support loan. These will be unchanged from 1968 and' will be available for up to one- half of farmer's normal allotted production. The price support payments for 1969 include: corn 30 cents a bushel; sorghum grain 53 cents a hundredweight, and barley 20 cents a bushel, j The signup period for the feed I grains program will be the same as for wheat and cotton— (Feb. 3 through March 21, the department said. vied fir 13 years and have no oilier children. Miller, 37, is a poslp.l worker. PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) - David and Julie Eisenhower, ' ntec and tan" after a Florida honeymoon, spent New Year's w:'th his parents here. David, grandson of former President Dwight Eisenhower, and Julie, daughter of President elect Nixon, ended a 10-day s f p.y in Florida, apparently relaxed and rested. Mrs. John Eisenhower, Da- 'id's mother, said the couple LONDON (AP) — German playwright Rolf Hochhuth came under sharp criticism today from six members of Winston Churchill's wartime "secret circle." The Britishers denounced Hochhuth's play, "Soldiers," which suggests that Churchill ordered the murder of a Polish commander, Gen. Wladyslaw Sikorsld, in 1943. In a letter to the London Times, the six said the play, which opened a month ago in London and depicts Churchill as a ruthless war leader who deliberately destroys women and children, is based on "a series of misrepresentations, distortions and errors of fact." LONDON (AP) — Lord Mountbatten, 67-year-old cousin cf Queen Elizabeth II and a former British defense chief, took up television acting Wednesday as hero of a 12-part color series about his life. It takes him back to such scenes as India and Southeast Asia, where he was allied commander in World War II. BERRY'S WORLD NEWS BRIEF OTTAWA (AP) — The most eligible bachelor in Canada- dapper Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau—says the new 1 ear may offer him time to take itiiatives toward marriage. In an interview Wednesday, the 49-year-old Trudeau said he was sorry he was too pushed ja.;t year to "make the kind of oV-al I would have liked. But n--;ver mind, this year I'll be taking initiatives." 1968 by NEA, LONDON (AP) — Sean Connery, a Scotsman as well as the star of the James Bond movies, has been asked to run for parliament as a candidate of the Scottish Nationalists. Connery has "Scotland Forever" tattooed on his right arm and spoke up strongly in favor of home rule for the Scots during a recent TV show. Ian MacDonald, organizer of the Scottish Nationalist party, said today that the actor '.has been approached to stand Jor Parliament in one of the Scottish constituencies, but he has not yet indicated his decision." Connery is vacationing in Australia. Donors Give 91 Pints Of Blood Here In 2 Days Ninety one pints of blood were donated during a two- day visit o' the Red Cross Bloodmobile to Mt. Vernon Monday and Tues day. Forty eight pints were dona- led the first day and 43 pints faring a three hour period the second day. There were 2 2 rejections. 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