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4—A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1969 MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62S64 (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) Mr. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 13/0 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY Editor WM. C. RACKAWAY Business Manager ORIAN METCALF News Editor JOHN RACKAWAY ...... .Sports Editor GUY HENRY City Editor NADINE ALLISON Society Editor ROBERT K. THOMPSON Acfve'tising Manager CHARLES DEITZ Plant Superintendent MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tho Associated Presi is exclusively sntitled to vs'-/ for the publication of all news credited to it or not other­ wise credited in this paper and a!so the local news puolishtd therein. Second Class Postage paid at Mt. Vernon, Illinois SUBSCRIPTION RATES Subscriptions must be paid in aJvance By Mail, Jefferson County and adjoining counties, 1 year $ 9.00 5 months $6.00; 3 months $3.50; 1 month $ 1.25 3y mail outside Jefferson and adjoining counties within 150 miles; 1 year $12.00; 6 months $8.00; 3 months $5.50; per single month $ 2.50 Outside 150 miles, 1 year $15.00 6 months, $8.50; 3 months $6.00; 1 month $2.^5. Delivered by carrier in city per week 40 "You're Over 30—Out! A Thought For Today A cheerful heart Is a good medicine, foul a downcast spirit dries up the hones.—Proverbs l~:Z:i. a laugh is worth one hundred groans in any market.—Charles Lamb. English essayist. Editorial . . . Tie Arms, Aid To Mideast Peace INTERNATIONAL LAW lags at least 6,000 years behind national law in development. The attack by Israeli commandos on the airport at Beirut, Lebanon, m outrageous act of retaliation for a barbaric act of terrorism committed against an Israeli airliner in Athens, is but the latest proof that in the handling of gi'icvances between nations, we are still in the primitive stage where it is every man for himself and the verdict of 'justice" is unto him who is strong enough to seize it. Israel has taken its eye—a dozen eyes—for an eye, and the result is that already high tensions in the Middle East are raised 1o a new pitch. The possibility of renewed war looms c ,giiin, with the attendant danger that East and West could be thrown into a confrontation that might set off World War III. The United States and Russia, in the judgment of their governments, tjavc vital interests to protect, or strategic ends to further, in this critical area of the world. But surely their larger interests dictate that no conflict between lesser nations be permitted to draw the two greatest nations in the world into a mutually suicidal war. And yet both have provided, and continue to provide, Arab and Israeli with the wherewithal that enables them to kill or threaten to kill one another on a large scale, to terrorize each other's property and keep the world on the edge of panic. * », * What can the Soviet Union hope to gain in the long run from its backing of the Arabs? If its goal is eventually to deny the West access to Arab oil, it must know that this is something the United Stales will lake the gravest counter-measures to prevent. This is equality true of any Soviet ambition to make itself a naval power in the Mediterranean or to create a new bloc of satellite-allies in the Middle East. Conversely, it is not in the long-run interest of the United States to attempt to achieve, anywhere in he world, a drastic shift in the existing balance of power that could cause Russia to feel menaced. Lacking international law, or the effective means to enforce it, the United Nations—which to all intents and purposes means the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R.—ought in all good sense to declare a military quarantine of the whole festering Middle East. Let no one give or sell another weapon to either side in this area, where, despite the disparity in size between Israel and the Arab world, the strengths and weakness of both make the situation pretty much of a standoff—a standoff neither the United States nor Russia can change or has anything to gain from trying to change. Let Arab and Israeli go on killing one another if they' wish, but let it also be made plain that each act of war or terror by either side, and each act of retaliation by either side, will be punisherl with appropriate economic penalties which both America and Russia have it in their power to inflict. Let aid be given when both sides tire of war and sincerely want to talk about peace. Until then, hands off, and a strict watch to ensure that the contagion docs not spread beyond the infected area. l^<fc_ People In The News Wool Growers Price Support Price - support, payments are available to every growe rwho marketed shorn wool in 1968 from sheep or lambs he owned for at least 30 days. This reminder comes from Chairman Parker Pierce of the Jeffers o n County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee. He said, "We want to remind wool growers that if they have slaes records for wool produced in 1968 applications must be made by January 31 for wool price support payments to be made in the spring on their 1968 marketings." v The program, administered by the county ASCS office, is Parker Pierce. The applicant fills out., a form, obtainable from the county ASCS office, attaches sales docusments supporting his application, and returns the applications to the ASCS office. "He should keep records showing the 30- day ownership of lambs in case it's needed'," said the ASC committee chairman. "Since payments are made on marketings of unshorn lambs which have been owned for at least 30 days, the county ASCS office needs records on these. "All the details on just what records are needed are available at the county ASCS office. Any wool grower who has just started with sheep should drop by the county office for information," he said. Applications must be received in the county ASCS office by January 31, 1969, for price- support payments on shorn wool marketed during 1968. Payments will be made beginning in April. NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — The honeymoon was over, and David and Julie Eisenhower were back at college today. They arrived at their four- room apartment Thursday night under the scrutin of Secret Service agents, who will live nearby and remain close to the ccouple. David, grandson of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, begins . spring semester of his junior year at Amherst College on Monday. Julie, daughter of President-elect Nixon, registers that same day at Smith College, where she is a junior. Their apartment, in a 3% story Tudor-style building, is within walking distance of Smith. Amherst is a few miles away within easy commuting distance. Woman Holds Cops 5 Hours DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's President Eamon de Valera told diplomats from 19 nations that a worldwide police force is needed to keep peace. "Unless the nations agree to arbitration in disputes and to the authority of such international organizations as the -U .N. —with the backing of an effective police force—I cannot see any hope of lasting peace," he said Thursday. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Sam Yorty has announced plans to seek a third four-year term. Yorty, at a news conference Thursday, said, "The derelictions of a few people shouldn't be used to blacken the name of the city. . .or to attack me Several of his appointees have been named in criminal and conflict-of-interest charges. Yorty,' 59, won the nonpartisan mayor's job in 1961 by oust ing Norris Poulson and won reelection over Rep. James Roosevelt, D-Calif. At least six others say they may oppose him in the election April 1. Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED REPSS Today is Friday, Jan. 3, the third day of 1,969. There are 362 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1777 George Washington won one of the most brilliant military victories as his hungry and tattered soldiers defeated British regulars in New JJersey at the Battle of Princeton. On this date: In 1919, after World War I, Herbert Hoover was named head of the relief program for liberated countries of Europe. In 1935, 90 per cent of the people in the Saar voted for reunion with Germany. In 1938, the "March of Dimes" campaign to fight polio was organized. In 1942, the Japanese siege of Bataon began in the Philip- nines in World War II. ; In 1946, a convicted traitor known as Lord Haw Haw, William JJoyce, was hanged in Britain. Ir 1962, the United States severed diplomatic relations witn Cuba. Ten years ago — Alaska was admitted to the Union as the 4Pth state. Five years ago—The United States criticized a Soviet proposal for a world wide non-aggression pact as "not objective." One year ago—Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy, D-Minn., entered the presidential primary election contest in New Hampshire. Today In Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — The surgeon general says attempts to combat the Hong Kong flu epidemic are being frustrated by doctors who use limited supplies of vaccine on low priority patients and by people who need the vaccine but. won't ask for it. Because public health officials realized early this winter there wouldn't • be enough vaccine to go around, they suggested that most of it go to the elderly and the chronically ill, • especially those with respiratory illnesses. "A lot of people just won't go in for it," said Dr. William H. the wart Thursday.He said elderly persons are the most reluctant. Stewart said he didn't know how much vaccine had been given to people not seriously threatened by the disease. But he said it's clear all of the vaccine is not going to the high risk groups. WASHINGTON (AP) — U. Alexis Johnson, ambassador to Japan and former deputy ambassador to Saigon, is reported to be in line for the State Department's No. 3 post. Informed sources say Johnson will be named undersecretary for political affairs Saturday. Others reportedly due to be appointed at the same time are Massachusetts Atty. Gen. Elliott Richardson, heir to the No. 2 post as undersecretary; William R. Macomber, assistant secretary for congressional relations, who's expected to be retained; and Richard F. Pederson, an 18-year foreign service officer expected to become the depart- rent's executive secretary and counselor. More appointments—including the new chief negotiator in Paris—are to be made later, after Secretary-designate William P. Rogers screens candidates. Dangerous L,adies Answer to Previous Puzzl? IMS ACROSS .1 Lucrczia 7 " of the Ephesians" 12 Friflhtons 13 Away from coast 15 Reimburse 16 Hammer wielder 17 "Mikado" character 1.8 John (Gaelic) 20 Indiana city 21 "Lady " 24 Egyptian unit of capacity 27 Of Great Britain 81 Old English villein 32 East (Fr.) 33 River (Sp.) 34 Metal 35 Paid notices 37 Quaver 39 Violent expirations of breath 41 Serving spoon 42 Erased 44 Opposed 47 Utilize 18 Greek letter 52 Put in a chair 54 Yeast 56 Type of sugar 57 Dormant 58 More terrible 59 Typists (coll.) DOWN 1 Canine cry 2 Margarine 3 Frame for type cases Qualifier, as of candidate Hawaiian baking pit Savory meat jelly Formal meals Feminine suffix Burning Legendary Hindu lover 11 Biblical name 14 Arid J 9 Heads of convents of nuns 22 Inflamed 23 Particle 24 Deeds 7: 8: 9 10 25 Bridle strap 26 Accomplished 28 Iris (comb, form) 29 Threshold 30 Cavity 36 Deceiver 38 Emit rays 40 Newspaper supervisor 43 Relates 44 Tree 45 Require 46 Cab 49 Baking chamber 50 Tendon • (comb, form) 51 Social insects 53 Compass point 55 Consume food JACKSONVILLE, 111 (AP) — A woman armed with a gun, police said, held two police officers in a motel for five hours Wednesday night. The incomplete accounl furnished by police identified the woman as Betty j/lowers. Police received a call late in the afternoon that a woman had aroused suspicions at Crain's Motel. Capt. Wilbur Stafford of the Jacksonville police and a state trooper, Andrew Panitz, were hold in the motel from 5:15 p.m. to 10:10 p.m. although Planitz was allowed to go out several times. can f movie Laughlin were I NEW YORK (API — French actress Leslie Caron and Ameri producer Michael married New Year's Day in Jamaica. The couple plans to live in London, said Miss Caron's press \ agent in announcing the wed; ding Thursday. Laughlin, 29, has produced | two movies in England, "The Whisperers" and "Joanna." It is his first marriage. Miss Caron, 36, played the title role in "Gigi," which won an Academy Award in 1958. She previously was married to British director Peter Hall. They divorced in 1965. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 . 14 15 16 17 I . 19 Hi m 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 I a, 28 29 30 31 1 32 1 33~ 34 • 35 36 W 38 39 40 41 42 43 1 44 45 46 '.' 47 m 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 i 57 P 59 3 MTMUU rtHtnm CORPORATKW NX MIDWEST THEAVRES lllllllilllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll NOW SHOWING IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII If you passed her on the street you wouldn't notice her, on the screen she is unforgettable JSSDUtfi)© MMiH^ Evenings 7:00 fir 9:00 P.M. iNewspoper , Glaucoma The Society for the Prevention of Blindness estimates that more than 1,702,000 Americans over the age of 35 have glaucoma and half of them do not know it. Glaucoma may result in blindness unless detected early and treated continuously. Capital Footnotes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The government has awarded $20,213 to Missouri for rural development in a four-county area. It was the first grant under a rural program that is the equivalent of programs underway in urban redevelopment. President Johnson has named Robert C. Wood, undersecretary of housing and urban development, to serve as secretary until Jan. 20 in place of Robert C. Weaver, who has resigned. .Ralph Nader, an advocate of stiffer auto safety standards and consumer protection, is one of six new members of the National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory Council. The appointments were made by Alan S. Boyd, secretary of transportation. Capital Quote By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Kennedy will enhance his political stature whether he wins or not."—Sen. Edmund W. Mus- kie on the challenge by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy to Sen. Russell B. Long for Long's assistant Democratic leader post in the Senate. TIMELY QUOTE If a university faculty were to unionize and then use the strike to achieve its objectives, it might find that college teachers are not taken as seriously as sanitation workers. —Albert H. Bowker, chancellor of City University of New York, on a scheduled vote by faculty members on union affiliation. © 1968 by NEA, Inc. "/ would like to exchange this 'sincere Christmas te {or an 'INsincere' one!" Wife And Son Perish Runs For Rescue In Flaming Night Clothes PITTSBURG, 111. (AP) — A father ran in his flaming night clothes a half' mile for help early Thursday but his wife and 4-year- old son perished in his blazing rural home. Paul Allsopp, 29, whose home is southeast of Pittsburg, a Williamson County community of 485, was in fair condition today in Marion Memorial Hosp. : tal, suffering from burns. Coroner James Wilson said the bodies of Mrs. Paulise All­ sopp, 24, and her son were not recovered from the fire. The husband ran from the fire with his nightclothes blazing to the nearest residence, that of his father-in-law, Paul Voss, who called the Marion fire department.' Monaco, tiny principality on the French Riviera, is only half the size of New York Cily's Central Park. NOW SHOWING STADIUM Ph. 242-5S63 lllfllllllflllllllllllllllllllllltlllllllllllfllllEllllllIlllJllllfllllllllJIIflfflltflllfflllllllllffllftllltlllllllllllll 2nd 'West Side Story's 1 Week Grows Younger! MIRISCH PICTURES prtMxu "BEST PICTURE!" Winner of 10 Academy Awards!,,*, PANAVISKM* TECHNICOLOR* At-rtlUMd tkM I Umted Article' EVENINGS — 7:45 ONLY T Rt. 148 — 242-3733 Open 6—Starts 7 STARTS FRIDAY 1. PLAY- 2. BREED 7:00 -9 :05 fast guns finish first in the PAUL NEWMAN proAjcffm of I*SIC I IG I» rachel [mtrnu mt mnn wmi\ iff TECIINICOiORVROM WARNER BRQS.-SEVEA ARTS NATIONAL GENERAL CORPORATION r CMM EASTMANCOLOR and SCOPE EDO BYRNES /GILBERT ROLAND /GEORGE HILTON 2nH Feature TTS l JAMES 1 WILLIAM JAN Released by FEATURE FILM CORP. OF AMERICA 10P' MfiOOr MURRAY MadEOD-W-MAKflNPATTERSON "WHAT IS YOUR LIFE?" Another year has gone by and we are beginning a new one. Many who began 1968 are not living to begin 1969. Newspapers report daily of those Who have departed this life. Some have a sudden illness, some heart attacks, others die from accidents. Truly, life hangs by a thread. Each time we travel the highways we risk the chance that one slight mistake by a sleepy or drinking driver may terminate our lives in a grinding crash. Added to this, recurrent world crises with the possibility of atomic warfare. If this ever occurs multiplied millions will suddenly be annihilated. For anyone to face these facts and yet feel that 'this couldn't happen to me,' is folly. The hazards of illness and sudden death are a very real part of life. In view of this, many are extremely uneasy. While trying to ignore the frightening hazards of this age they engage in frantic activities and become engrossed in social and material affairs. They work hard at 'being happy', but underneath it all they realize that "a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth." (Luke 12:15.) The wise person faces the facts. Instead of burdening himself with useless anxities, he plans for the future; his future includes this life, death and the life to come. Only the faithful Christian can face the future with confidence. He has obeyed the commands of Christ, 'his sins have been forgiven, and he is living the Christian Jife with the assurance of life eternal. In meeting the problems of life, the Christian realizes that "it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps" (Jer. 10:23). He therefore avails himself of the. rich resources of God's word to guide his steps. He is not unduly concerned with material values since he has learned of the true riches that are eternal (Matt. 6:1920). He is not promised freedom from illness or tragedy, but he does have the promise that "all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose" (Rom. 8:28). Regardless of what may happen or When, he is prepared. His soul is safe in God's keeping and cannot be harmed by accidents, illness, or qtomic blasts. Truly, he has "the peace of God which passeth all understanding" (Phil. 4:7). "Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow, What is your life? It is even a vapor, that ap- peareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away." (Jas. 4:14). Are you a Cnristian? A Christian believes that Christ is the Son of God (Jno. 8:24), has repented of his sins "(Acts 17:30), has confessed the name of Christ (Matt. 10:32), has beeVi buried in the waters of baptism for the remission of sins. (Acts 2:38; 22:16; Rom. 6:3-4), and is living a faithful Christian life (Rev. 2:10). Why not begin and live this year as a Christian so that all will be well with you in the eventthat you are not here next year? Cherry Street Church of Christ 2416 Cherry Sr. Charles D. Crosier, Min.

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