Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 7, 1969 · Page 3
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 3

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 7, 1969
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1969 The Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, snow 26 21 .29 Albuquerque, clear ..54 25 .... Atlanta, clear .— 46 35 .... Bismarck, cloudy .... 26 4 .... Boise, cloudy 54 39 .... Boston, cloudy 37 32 .... Buffalo, snow 31 21 .04 Chicago, clear 29 9 T Tircinnati, snow 35 12.08 Cleveland, snow 31 18 .14 Denver, cloudy 61 27 .... Des Moines, clear .... 33 0 .... Detroit, snow 33 22 .16 Fairbanks, snow .... -20 -31 .13 Fort Worth, cloudy 65 36 .... He'ena, cloudy .: 35 30 .... Honolulu, cloudy 77 63 .... Indianapolis, cloudy 33 6 .14 Jacksonville, clear ..62 40 Juneau, Missing M M M Kansas City, cloudy 42 17 .... Los Angeles, fog ...... 82 51 .... Loiisville, cloudy .... 37 13 .... Memphis, clear 51 34 .... Miami, cloudy 74 52 [vfihvaukee, cloudy .. 26 12 .02 Mpls.-St.P., clear .... 19 -7 .... •Jew Orleans, clear 64 36 ... New York, cloudy .... 42 30 .15 Okla. City, cloudy .... 53 30 .... Dmaha, cloudy 33 3 .... Philadelphia, snow .. 36 27 .14 Phoenix, clear 72 40 .... Pittsburgh, snow ...... 35 20 .14 Ptlnd, Me., rain 28 M M Ptlrid, Ore., rain 53 37 1.00 Rapid City, cloudy .. 32 21 .... FlicJimond, clear 34 29 .... St. Louis, clear 41 15 .... Salt Lk. City, cloudy 36 21 .... San Diego, clear 74 46 .... San Fran., fog 48 41 .... Seattle, cloudy 45 38 .63 Tampa, clear 65 45 .... Washington, cloudy 35 29 .02 Winnipeg, cloudy .... 0 -17 .01 (M—Missing) (T— Trace) Legendary Tree The "Tree. of the Sorrowful Night" still stands as a legend in Mexico City. Under it, in 1520, Cortes mourned the most crushing defeat sustained by the Spanish in the New World. MT. VERNON WEATHER Monday high 38, low 14. Rainfall to date 1968 .08. One year ago today high 14, low 6 below. Five years ago today high 45. low 19. Ten years sgo today high 46, low 32. Wednesday sunrise 7:22, sunset 4:52. (CST) STATE TEMPERATURES Rockford, clear 26 6 T Moline, clear 34 1 .... Q. incy, clear 38 8 T Vandalia, clear 38 11 T Chicago G.P. clear .. 31 15 ,06 Peoria, clear 35 3 .... Springfield, clear 36 6 .01 B Teville, clear 42 20 T MIDWEST Dubuque, clear 22 0 .02 Burlington, clear 37 9 T Pauucah, clear 12 22 .... Madison, clear 20 7 .05 South Bend, snow 31 19 .39 Church, Bruce Join Chamber Two new Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce members were announced today by Malcolm Hirons, chairman of the chamber's membership committee. They are First United Methodist church, the Rev, Clyde R. Funkhouser, and Natonal Service Co,, Charles E. Bruce, 515% South 10th St. Invitations to Bruce become affiliated with the Chamber were extended by Duane Moyer and C. Dale Carpenter, respectively. Bruce, through National Service Co., dispenses business office machines. Decisive Battles Two American battles are listed among the decisive battles of the world. They are the victory of the Americans over Gen. Burgoyne at Saratoga and the Battle of Gettysburg. In Commodity Futures Trading • Rend Lake College Offers Evening Class Rend Lake College is offering I venth street, Mt. Vernon, or j payable at, the time of enroll- a course in Commodity Futures I they may register at the first ment t Trading. This course will be of- class meeting on January 16. For further information call fered from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 There is a $10 registration fee, I 244- 3620. p.m. beginning 'Thursday, Jan- — : ™Z^™ d ^ Kmeet f ° r ten 'At Rend Lake College New Course On Income Tax To Start Here consecutive weeks The class will be held on the Bonnie campus located at the former Bonnie grade school. ' The objective of the course I is to develop an understanding j of how farmers and elevator | men can use the futures market in their businesses. However, potential speculators will also find the course informative. The course will be conducted as a lecture - discussion with qualified resource people contributing selected topics. A list of the major divisions of the course is given below: 1. Description of the Futures Market. 2. Trading in The Futures Market. 3. The Economics of' Futures Trading. 4. Cash and Futures Price Relationship. 5. Farmer and Elevator Use of Futures. 6. Common Pitfalls in Futures Trading. Individuals who are interested in futures may enroll in this course at the college registrar's office, located at 315 south Se- Twenty adults recently completed an intensive 72 hour evening course in Income Tax Preparation that was offered at Rend Lake College. Ten of these students have accepted p o s i- tions on either a full or part- time basis with H & R Block Company as tax preparers. Another 72 hour course in tax preparation is scheduled to begin on January 14. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between the hours of 7 and 10:00 p.m. Residents who are interested in enrolling may do so at the college registrars office, located at 315 south 7th street, Mt. Vernon, or at the initial class meeting on January 14. Classes will be held in Building "B", Room 201 at the Mt. Vernon Campus. New Dimensions To Play Rend College Fraternity Sponsors Donee Jan. 13 Phi Beta Lamdba fraternity of Rend Lake Junior College will sponsor a dance January 13 at the girls 6th street gymnasium. The New Dimensions will play for the dance which is schedu­ led to start at 8:45 p.m. Students and teenagers are invited. The dance will follow the college basketball game in which the Warriors will play Greenville. Stamp Company Is Moving Here It was reported at the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce today that a new business, Family Stamp Company, would be in operation here shortly. While the business firm operations will be new here, the Family Stamp Company, with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio was founded more than 40 years ago, according to Harry S. Terry,- district manager, who resides in Mt. Vernon. Terry told the Chamber of Commerce he was in process of moving the district operations from St. Louis and would be located at 400 East Main St., a site formerly occupied by JoElla's East and in a building owned by East Side Lumber Co. a Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hall, Jr., operators of Jo- Ella's )ast have closed out the 400 East Main location and will concentrate on JoOlla's West at 1401 Broadway. Terry said the Family Stamp Co. would have its warehouse and retail stamp redemption center at 400 Main St., and would give/ serice to portions of Missom-i and Iowa and all of Illinois. Straight talk about electric heat Electricity as a heating fuel has won increasing acceptance by Illinois Power Company customers. During 1968, electric heat installations in the territory we serve increased 48% over all previous years put together. Because Illinois Power is a combination utility, providing both gas and electric service, we have always remained objective in discussing the merits of electricity or gas for heating. We will continue to be objective because, in our opinion, a total energy company like ours serves the best interests of all customers by talking straight Both gas and electricity have much to recommend them as energy for heating. We want our customers to understand the facts, then make the choice they feel is best. Because of the growing interest in electric heat—and because many of its features are not fully understood—Illinois Power through its advertising and its employees will be talking quite a bit about this relatively new method of heating in the coming year. We want to make it clear that our customers will always have a choice between two excellent sources of {heating energy—and that we will always stand ready to help you make the choice that 1$ in your best interests. IT'S OUR BUSINESS TO SERVE YOU BETTER ILLINOIS POWER © ILLINOIS POWER COMPANY, 1969 THE SALE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! DOLLEN'S SHOE STORE JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE Ladies' - Men's - Children SHOES GREATLY REDUCED ALSO HOSIERY - HANDBAGS AND PANTY HOSE AT REDUCED PRICES SALE STARTS WEDNESDAY AT 9 A.M HURRY FOR BEST SELECTION DOLLEN'S SHOE STORE Southern Illinois Leading Shoe Store 1003 Broadway Mt. Vernon

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