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

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1969 THE! REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS 7—A Forms Refuse Into Bales hicago Buying Garbage To Test New Machine CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago is buying assortments of garbage to make its own "scientific blend." "This is the most unusual requisition we've ever had," said John P. Ward, city purchasing agent. Ward received requests from James M. McDonough, acting commissioner of streets and sanitation for specified garbage items to test a new compression machine which forms the garbage into bales. "It's not as simple as it sounds," McDonough said over the [weekend. "You can't just take! plain old garbage off the trucks for the tests and bale it. You; have to know, specifically, what is in there." S&, McDonough has asked for the following items: Two thousand pounds of corrugated boxes, 1,000 pounds of newspapers, 600 pounds of heavy Brown wrapping paper, 350 pounds of waxed milk car- tonsf 600 pounds of dry magazines, 250 pounds of junk office mail, 150 pounds of tissue paper, 1,100 pounds of tin cans, 400 pounds of aluminum cans, 150 pounds of plastic products and 200 pounds of chicken wire. McDonough also asked for what was called "household waste materials", or household garbage. "Last year we had an average of a million dollars a day in requisitions," Ward said, "but nothing like this." McDonough said he hoped the city could obtain much of the required refuse without payment, but the purchased part, Ward said, "may run $100 to $150. Labor costs in picking it up may run a couple hundred dollars more." Ward added that one of the men in his department has been working eight hours a day "trying to sort out our garbage to see if we've got the necessary material." The scientific blending and testing will be conducted for three months by a four-member research team, and then the garbage bales will be tried for use as lakefill, according to Ward. IT'S A NO-NO. br Tanzania, Eas. ' movie s English aCv..\ - \\ ?t TV"' Veterans Insurance Dividends Increased CHICAGO (AP) — Veterans ct World Wars I and II holding government insurance policies will begin receiving increased dividends in January, John Naser, manager of the Veterans Administration regional of- f'ce in Chicago, said today. Some 106 veterans of World War I and 858 former GIs liv­ ing in Illinois will benefit with an average payment of $97, which is an increase of $18 over the 1968 average payment o[ $79, Naser said. They are among more than 250,000 World War veterans who will receive $236 million in dividends during 1969 throughout the nation. The dividend will be paid Ihioughout 1969 on the anniversary dates of the policies. The veterans need not apply for the dividend since payments will be made automatically. Naser said the increased earnings on government life insurance funds made possible the higher 1969 dividend. 1969 Proof Coins -o -o- -o- -o- HOROSCOPE Wednesday: The planetary influences may not be too favorable in A.M., but in the afternoon all improves and you can make big strides influencing others to do what you want. Striving too hard to get ahead is not necessary, since a certain amount of relaxation can bring much better results. Avo:d those who are not dependable. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) If you can employ some person out of a: job, do so by all means. However; don't be so dictatorial as : they may resent it. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) IcV>al day to do some writing, or anything else that is creative. Stop losing your temper so quickly, especially with fam. Y.y. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Some proposal you may receive could be against your best interests, so 1 consider very carefully. Did you buy that new hat? Perk up and feel a lot better. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Why not take care of affairs you have found so difficult in the past? You can now get them out of the way. If your evenings are humdrum, why don't you find some new and interesting friend? LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Some financial affair needs attention, so get busy right away. Are you listening to your radio as much as you should or did you stick it in a corner somewhere? VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept 22) Some person you have not seen in a long time should be contacted now for real fun. Do you always have to keep your nose to the ground or grindstone? LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Be sure you start saving now for that second installment on taxes. Avoid the limelight tonight or there could be trouble later on. Have you been as attentive to mate as you should have been? SCORPIO (Oct, 23 to Nov. 21) What about that new winter garb you have been wanting to buy? No better day than this to purchase it. Are you interested in prize- winning dogs, flowers, etc.? SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Doc. 21) Sit down with associates and get right to the heart of things. Stop hemming and hawing or you go nowhere. Some social event in the P.M. could bring some fine new personality into your life. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) You have an opportunity to undo some harm you might have done to another today. Avoid personality clashes with one who is unfriendly toward you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Some personal matter you have not had time to attend to previously should be taken care of right now. Think along more practical lines since you are under some tension. PISCES (Feb. 20'to Mar. 20) Why not make time for that sales person who has ; something really worthwhile to ..offer? That civic matter should ; be taken care of promptly. The thousands of readers who apparently missed out on the 1968 proof coins offered by the Treasury should take note of this announcement just received from the director of the Bureau of the Mint. The Bureau of the Mini's policy is to produce and sell two types of coin sets oach year. These are the proof coin sets, which this release describes, and thtfuncirculated coin sets. Those who order proof sets will receive an order card for bolh 1970 proof and the 1969 uncir­ culated sets when they become available. During 1965, 1966 and 1967, the Mint produced special Mint sets. They have been discontinued* Proof coin sets will consist of one each of the five donomina- tions of coins—half dollar, quarter, dime, nickel and cent. Proof coins are struck only at the U.S. Assay Office, San Francisco, Calif., and during the calendar year indicated by the date on the coins. They are sold only in sets. On the face of each coin will appear the mint mark "S" to designate its production at San Francisco. The coins will be made from carefully selected coin blanks that have been highly polished before being fed to the presses. Each coin is struck twice and will have a mirrorlike finish. These sets will be packaged in plastic containers. Price of $5 per set includes first-class, registered mail fee. Maximum number of sets per order is 20. Request for proof coins should be directed to the Officer in Charge, United States Assay Office, Numismatic Service, 850 Duboce Ave., San Francisco, Calif. 94102, and should be accompanied by remittance In full MONEY CLIPS by Mort Reed in the form of a U.S. Postal Money Order, or check made payable to the Officer in ChnrKe, U.S. Assay Office, San Francisco, Calif. l'LEASK DO NOT SEND CASH. Acceptance of all orders isj contingent upon the Mint's ability to meet demand. If demand exceeds supply, a cut-off date will be established, will be returned. Orders accepted in advance, commencing Nov. 1 are processed in sequence according to date of receipt, and filled as soon as possible after Jan. 1 of the following year. Any orders received prior to Nov. 1 must necessarily be returned to the sender. However, the sender's name and address will be placed on the mailing list and ne will receive a prepunched order card before Nov. 1. Once you have ordered coin sets from the Assay Office, you automatically will receive order forms for the following year's coin sets. Receipt of any order and payment will not constitute acceptance of any order. Payments accompanying orders will be deposited in the Treasuury for safekeeping only, spending acceptance of any order or refund of payment. Proof coin orders are not subject to cancellation by the purchaser. The U.S. Assay Office reserves the right to reduce or cancel any order, irrespective of Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your name and address and zip code clearly readable. Ask for the number of blanks you med. • :•. ••> Take a tip and order y:>ur 1969 PROOF SETS early and don't get impatient if they do not arrive as quickly as you feel they should. Last year's PROOF Coins were sold by the Mint at S3 per set and today's market price is in excess of $15 p r set. The Mint declared a cut-off date to coincide with its production of three million sets last year. What it will be this year is anybody's guess. whether or not it has been acknowledged. Proof coins manufactured in prior years arc not: available at the Mint. Back issues are usually obtained from dealers or collectors. Please note that, the Mint strives to fill all proof coin orders as soon as possible; however, it is normally several months before coin sets are shipped. * -.1 ... Order Blanks For 1969 Proof Sets. In keeping with its public service policy, Coin World lias just make order blanks available to anyone requesting assistance in ordering 1968 proof coins. They may be obtained direct from Coin World by writing: MorffO Russell, Editor Coin World P.O. Box 150-R Sidney, Ohio 45365 Legal Notice NOTICE OF MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS OF THE KING CITY FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS Not ire is hereby given that the annual meeting of the Shareholders of the King City Federal Savings and Loan Association, 117 North Tenth Street, Mt. Vernon, Illinois will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 1969 at 3:00 p.m., for the purpose of electing directors amending the By-Laws and for the transaction of such other business that may properly come before the meeting. GUY WOOD, JR., President 1-7 MAYTAG flu 1 ili>|H'mi.ilili> .uitom.itk s AUTHORIZE* SALES — SERVICE — PARTS — fEATHERSTUn Difference- Monks differ from friars in that monks ordinarily remain within their monasteries and do their work there, whereas the friar does his work in the world,,' wherever he is sent. 44 Butcher Block" BILL & BETTY KING Owners Phone 244-0630 407 SO. 27th "2 BLOCKS OFF BROADWAY SOUTH" FINALLY MT VERNON HAS ITS OWN BUTCHER SHOP FRESH CUT MEAT DAILY - LOW PRICES FROZEN SEA FOOD ITEMS "In Our Old Fashion Atmosphere" FISH FOR "KOSHER DILL PICKLES IN THE 55 GAL. BARREL" All Pickles 12c Each You Pick'em We Sack'em All You Want OPENS FRIDAY JANUARY 10, 9:00 A. M OPEN DAILY 9 A.M.-6 P.M. EXCEPT SUNDAY CLOSED The Largest Variety Mt. Vernon Has Ever Seen! LUNCHEON MEATS —- FRESH CUTS SEA FOODS & DELICATESSEN ITEMS Compare Our Quality Arid Our Prices ONLY CHOICE MEAT SOLD GROWING . Communities along Southern Railway lines have been getting a big boost from new industries. Our industrial development specialists, plus a continuous 26-year national advertising program, have helped bringtoour hometowns over 6,000 new major industrial developments since 1950. These called for an investment by business of more than $9Vfe billion (much of it spent nearby) and provided some 360,000 job opportunities in the Southern-served South. HATCHING . New kinds of railroad cars are one result of the more than 1.3 billion dollars we've invested in our own operation since 1945. "Big Boy 8 ", for example, carries 2Vz times more tobacco than standard boxcars— and this helps our customers cut costs, which can mean savings for the public in the South we serve. RINGING . More business for the South comes from Southern Railway's innovations—such as the "Big John®" grain cars that made possible a 60% rate reduction. And more business means more jobs. No wonder the South is growing so fast! 10M MffMt 'lOOK tOUtM RAILWAY SYSTEM / WASHINGTON, D.C. 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