Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 9, 1969 · Page 3
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 9, 1969
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS NIXON, IN YOUNGER DAYS—In the series of five photos, Richard M. Nixon is shown as he grew from a boy to young manhood. From left: at age 4; playing the violin in the Fiillerfon, Calif., high school orchestra; at age 18; when a first year student at Duke Lav. School; and as a lieutenant commander In the U.S. Navy during World War II. (Al? Wirephoto) Winter Storm Hits Northeast STATE TEMPERATURES Rockford, clear 25 0 12 Moline, clear Quincy, clear Vandalia, clear Chicago G.Pk. clear Peoria, clear Springfield, clear Belleville, cloudy MIDWEST Dubuque, cloudy . 22 -2 .04 Burlington, clear Paducah, clear Madison, clear M 11 14 35 8 T 37 14 T 30 7 T 30 3 .01 34 9 .... 45 20 T 30 3 T 60 27 .01 22 0 .12 The Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, snow 25 12 .03 Albuquerque, cloudy 60 28 .... Atlanta, cloudy 60 54 .01 Bismarck, clear 27 -13 .14 Boise, cloudy 30 21 .... Boston, cloudy 32 21 .... Buffalo, snow 21 16 .10 Chicago, cloudy 29 3 .... Cincinnati, cloudy .... 43 30 .07 Cleveland, cloudy .... 28 21 .04 Denver, clear 65 15 .05 Des Moines, clear .... 28 0 .... Detroit, snow 23 20 .21) Fairbanks, fog -21 -47 .... Fort Worth, cloudy .. 88 35 .... Helena, cloudy 29 19 ... Honolulu, cloudy 74 68 .13 Indianapolis, cloudy 36 10 .11 Jacksonville, cloudy 66 50 .... Juneau, cloudy 17 4 Kansas City, clear .. 37 10 .... Los Angeles, cloudy 57 51 .... Louisville, clear 52 28 .21 Memphis, clear 70 35 Miami, clear .;. 72 67 .... Milwaukee, clear 26 1 .21 Mpls.-St.P., clear .... 21 -5 .06 New Orleans, cloudy 73 60 .... Now York, cloudy .... 31 28 .... Okla. City, cloudy .... 63 30 .... Omaha, clear 32 0 .... Philadelphia, rain .... 28 20 .... Phoomx, cloudy 71 46 .... Pittsburgh, rein 28 23 .14 Ptlnd, Me., cloudy ..29 12 ... PtI'.id, Ore., rain 40 36 .20 Rapid City, clear 33 -2 .... Richmond, cloudy .... 43 34 .... St. Loui?, clear 45 14 .... Salt Lk. City, clear .. 37 17 .... San Diego, cloudy .... 60 54 .... Sun Frin., cloudy .... 54 45 .... Seattle, rain 38 37 .25 Tampa, M M M M Washington, cloudy 36 33 .02 Winnipeg, cloudy 8. -17 .01 (M—-Missing MT V.ERNON WEATHER Wednesday high 44, low 16. Rainfall to date 1969 .08. One year ago today high 31, low 16. Five years ago today high 40, low 9. Ten years ago today high 32, liw 12. Friday sunrise 7:22, sunset 4:54. (CST) Close Four Church Schools CHICAGO (AP) - Rising costs, decreased enrollments and deteriorating physical plants were blamed for the closing, announced Tuesday, of four mnre Roman Catholic high schools in the Chicago archdiocese. They are St. George High School in Evanston, an 840 student boys school; and Cardinal Stritch, St. Columbkille Commercial and St. Pius Commercial High schools, all Chicago girls schools. Their closing will reduce the number of Catholic high schools in the archdiocese to 86. Declining enrollments closed four others, including a military acn<?amy, last fall. In the Joliet diocese, the school board was to meet Monday to decide whether Provi- videnee High School in New Lenox and Immaculate Conception High School in Elmhurst are to remain open. NEWS BRIEF WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Norton Co. says it has developed a boron carbide composite which can be used as armor plate to protect aircraft from' .50-caliber bullets. It said : the armor will be used on Army helicopter. Armor used previously provided protection only from .30-caliber bullets, the company said. The first great business depression in the United States occurred in 1837, during the administration of President Van Buren. . WEEKEND SPECIAL FRIDAY and SATURDAY; JAN. 10—11 WE HAVE MILK AVAILABLE IN PLASTIC CARTONS Farm Fresh BUTTERMILK Borden's Vanilla ICE CREAM • Q " a " yjt By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A winter storm lashed into the northeast today and scattered snow and freezing rain from Wisconsin to the Middle Atlantic states. Bitter arctic cold settled in behind the storm and drove the mercury down to zero or below from Montana into Minnesota. Blizzard, heavy snow or travelers warnings were in effect for parts of 14 states from Iowa and Eastern North Dakota to the Middle Atlantic region. Four to 6 inches of snow fell into Wisconsin through Wednesday. Five inches hit portions of lower Michigan. Freezing rain slicked highways south of the snow belt from Indiana into Ohio and Pennsylvania. Cold wave warnings were issued from the Dakotas southward to Kansas and east into the middle Mississippi Valley. Thermometers registered 18 below zero at. Williston, N.D., and Glasgow, Mont., shortly after midnight. The new cold snap was expected to end a brief spell of record mildness in the South- Central States. Portions of Texas warmed into the upper 80s Wednesday. Dallas basked in 88-degree warmth, only to cool down to 41 early today. The mercury hit 90 at San Angelo, Tex., Wednesday and soared to 81 at Little Rock, Ark. In Colorado, residents of boulder engaged in a large-scale cleanup operation following a windstorm which roared through the city of 45,000 Tuesday night with gusts up to 130 miles an hour. City officials es timated damage at several million dollars but conceded it would be weeks before firm loss estimates would be known. Two deaths were blamed on the winds which tore down scores of utility poles and unroofed a number of homes. Electrical service was restored to nearly all areas by late Wednesday. Windblown rain soaked the Pacific Northwest and turned to snow inland to the northern Rockies. Some early morning reports: Boston 22 partly cloudy, New York 28 cloudy, Philadelphia 27 cloudy, Washington 34 cloudy, Atlanta 57 cloudy, Miami 59 partly cloudy, Detroit 24 snow, Chicago 19 cloudy, Minneapolis- St. Paul -1 partly cloudy, St. Louis 27 cloudy, Kansas City 15 clear, Dallas 41 clear, Denver 20 cloudy , Phoenix 51 partly cloudy, Los Angeles 53 partly cloudy, San Francisco 44 cloudy, Seattle 37 rain, Anchorage 9 clear, Honolulu 70 rain. At State 4 -H Banquet County Extra Yield Winners To Be Honored SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A dead man has been indicted by the Chatham County grand jury. Capt. Leonard J. Hallman, chief investigator for the grand jury, said the armed robbery indictment was issued before the jurors learned the man had been fatally wounded during an attempted holdup at Chattanooga, Tenn., four days before. JIM KAUFMAN DAIRY STORES 110 Wo- 3rd ~- 1702 So. 10th Open Open 12:00 - 6:00 P.M. 11:00 - 6:00 P.M. Mt. Vernon, III. WORLD ALMANAC FACTS New York's Roxy Theater, with 6,214 seats, was the world's largest when it opened in 1927, The World Almanac says. Named for owner Sam "Roxy". Rotha- fel, the theater was a conglomeration of Gothic, Renaissance -and Moorish styles. Theatricality ex-, tended even to ushers. Each evening 125 ushers marched into the rotunda, white-jacketed day ushers transferring their flashlights to gold-braided evening men. The Roxy was torn down in 1960. Copyright ©1968, _ ffawBpaper Enterprise Anntu , Top Illinois 4-H Club corn and soybean producers will be honored at a recognition banquet in Urbana on Saturday, February 1. The 4-H'ers are all county award winners in the annual 4-H X-tra Yield activity. In Jefferson county the 4-H X-tra Yield contest winners were in soybeans, Jerry Schierbaum with 40.7 bushels per acre and Dwight Catron with 31 bushels per acre. In corn the winners were DeWayne Catron with 122 bushels per acre and Dwight Catron with 120 bushels per acre. Terry Adams had 93 bushels per acre. The boys with the top com and soybean yields in each of five districts in the slate will be presented an attractive wrist watch, and large trophies will go to the highest yield entries in the state on each of the two crops. In addition to the awards based on yield, ten scholarships of $150 each will be given to the boys enrolled in the activity who compile the best over-all 4-H Club records. These awards will also be made by district. Prior to the awards banquet the 4-H'ers will tour the University of Illinois campus and Turner Hall, headquarters of the Agriculture college agronomy department. In the 4-H X-tra Yield Activity, the 4-H memebrs raise five acres of corn or soybeans, keep accurate records on their work, and try for highest possible yields. The banquet and awards program are sponsored by FS Ser­ vices. Inc. and affiliated member companies in cooperation with the extension service of the University of Illinois College of Agriculture. The banquet will be held in the Illini Union Building OP the University of Illinois campus. Appellate Court Reverses Ruling In Accident Suit The Appellate Court in Mt. Vernon has reversed, and remanded for new trial, a lawsuit in Lawrence county circuit court which resulted from a fatal accident in that county. The suit is Thelma E. Cunningham, administrator of the estate of Donald O. Cunningham, deceased, and Thelma E. Cunningham, individually, vs. Central & Southern Truck Lines, Inc., a corporation, and William T. Shaver. Donald D. Cunningham was fatally injured in a collision November 21, 1964 involving a truck he was driving and a truck driven by Shaver and owned by the defendant corporation. A jury in Lawrence county circuit court ruled for the plaintiff in the case and awarded damages total $31,179. In reversing the circuit court the Appellate Court said there were trial errors. One judge, George J. Moran, filed a dissenting decision. 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