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2—A THE REGISTER-NEWS MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1969 DEATHS and FUNERALS Mary LeMay Dies In Bradley; Rites At McLeansboro Mrs. Mary Letha LeMay, 88 of Bradley, HI., a former rest dent of Dale, 111., died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's hospital in Kankakee. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, with the Rev. R. L. Schlag officiating. Burial will be in the Digbey cemetery near Dale. The body will lie in state at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, where friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Mrs. LeMay was born September 26, 1880, in Dale, the daughter of Robert and Paralee (LeMay) Trout She was married to Arthur LeMay, who died in 1932. Survivors include three sons, Trafton LeMay of Belle Rive, Owen LeMay of Bradley and Roy LeMay of Alton, and 1 four grandchildren. C. J. (yConnell Dies At Age 91; Rites Thursday Charles Joseph O'Connell, 91, of 316 Castleton, died at 3:48 a.m. today at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was a retired foreman in the steel plant at the Mt. Vernon Car Company. Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic church, with the Rev. James P. Burke officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday. The Rosary will be recited at S:00 p.m. Wednesday at Myers Chapel. Mr. O'Connell was born September 12, 1S77, in Jewett, 111., the son of Jeremiah and Sere- pha (Proctor) O'Connell. On January 23, 1906, in East St. Louis, HI., he was married to Mary Ann Small, who preceded him in death In 1961. Survivors inlcude one son, Jim O'Connell of ML Vernon; two daughters, Mrs. Catherine Vowell of Mt Vernon and Mrs. Margaret Althoff of Effingham; four grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. Ernest Johnson Dies At Age 65; Rites Wednesday Ernest Johnson, 65, of Route 2, Walnut Hill, was dead on arrival at Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday Bt the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, with the Rev. Paul Irvin officiating. Burial will be in the Digbey cemetery near Dale. The body will lie in state at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, where friends may call after 6:00 p.m. today. Mr. Johnson was born August 8, 1903, ir. Hamilton county, the son of Elmer and Cora (Penn) Johnson. Survivors include his father, Elmer Johnson of McLeansboro; one daughter, Mrs. Verla May Cobb of Chicago; four sisters, Mrs. Irene Smith of Dale, Mrs. Dorothy Hamilton of McLeansboro, Mrs. Laura Lames- ters of Geneva and Mrs. Elfie Johnson of Benton; three brothers, Robert of Benton, Wilbert of Wisconsin and Nathan of Fi'eeport; and one grandson, Rickey Cobb. Cecil Catherine Edwards Dies; Rites Thursday Mrs. Cecil Catherine Reed Edwards, 47, of Tampa, Fla., a former resident of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:30 p.m. Monday In that city. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Jennings Funeral Home In Tampa, Fla. Burial will be in that city. Mrs. Edwards was born August 17, 1921. in Waltonville, the daughter of Geo W. and Rowena (Fairehild) Dycus. She was married to Gerald Reed, who preceded her in death. She later married Walter Edwards. Survivors include one son, Marvin Reed of Elgin; two daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Del Pino and Mrs. Janice Cleotelis, both of Tampa, Fla.; one brother, Virgil W. Dycus of East Alton; four sisters, Mrs. Norma Jones of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Sue Pres* ley of Benton, Mrs. Evelyn Snyder of Beloit, Wis., and Mrs. Jean Castleberry of St. Louis, Mo., and four grandchildren. Rites Today In McLeansboro For Infant Boy Funeral services for Rodney Leon Allen, 15 month old son of Stanley and Doris Mosier Allen, Jr. of Rt 5, McLeansboro, were held at 2 p.m. today at the Gholson Funeral Home In McLeansboro with the Rev. Glenn Payne officiating. Burial was in Hopewell cemetery. The infant died at 1:30 a.m. Monday at the Wilborn Baptist Hospital In Evansville. He was born Oct 4, 1967, In Eldorado. He is survived! by his parents, one brother, Richard at home and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mozer of McLeansboro and Mrs. Hazel Allen of Gilmer, Tex. Sinia Stuber Dies Monday; Kell Rites Funeral services for Sinia Mae Stuber, 79, Iuka, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Osborn Funeral Home in Kell with the Rev. Forrest Weems officiating. Burial will be in the Bell Cemetery. Mrs. Stuber died Monday in St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia. She is survived by six sons, Earl of Union Grove, Wis., Leslie of Kenosha, Wis., Roy of Granite City and! Clarence, Kenneth and Billy of Kell; one daughter, Mrs. Bonnie Parkins of Centralia; 16 grandchildren and four great grenadchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, who died in 1963. Friends may call at the Osborn Funeral Home in Kell after 6 p.m. today. Former Resident Jacob Greer Dies In Georgetown Jacob A. Greer, 83, of Georgetown, HI., a former resident of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Lakeview Hospital, Danville, HI. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers Chapel with the Rev. Howai d Flota officiating. Burfetl will be in the Oakwood cemetery. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. Greer was born March 7, 1885, in Gallatin county, the son of Aquilla end Emma (miller) Greer. He was married to Nora Spees, who died in 1961. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Dawson of Georgetown, HI.; three brothers, Ralph Greer of Junction, HI., Arthur Greer of Shawneetown and Rev. William Greer of Gillispie; one sister, Mrs. Minnie Oson of Eldorado, and sev-n grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son and one daughter. ~ Markets Mt. Vernon Ifflog Market Until 12:30 p.m. today prices were up 25 cents. The top was 19.50 and 19.75 for 200 to 220 lb meat type hogs. The top was 19.25 for 220 to 230 lb meat type hogs. Sows were 12.25 to 15.25. lioars were 9.00 and 10.00. After 12:30 p.m. today prices will be based on next day's prices. Mt. Vernon Grain Hie following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this mor- niwg. Wheat 1.22. Soybeans 2.50. Corn 1.10. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. (AP) — Estimates for Wednesday: Cattle 1,500; calves 125; sheep 400. Cattle receipts 3,000; calves 150; steers slow, about steady; prime steers 30.00; choice and prime 27.50-29.00; choice heifers 26.00-27.00; choice 27.25-50; utility cows 16.00-27,25; choice veal- ers 36.00-40.00; slaughter calves 17.00-24.00. Hogs 7,000; barrows and gilts steady: 1-2 210-230 lb 20.50; 1-3 200-250 lbs 19.75 - 20.25 sows steady to 25 higher; 1-3 300-500 lb 16.50. Sheep 800; steady; choice and prime wooled slaughter lambs 26.00-27.00; owes 6.00-8.00. Chicago Grain CHICAGO (AP) — Cash wheat today, basis unchanged, No 2 yellow hard wheat 1.44 nominal, No 2 soft red wheat 1.38% nominal. Corn basis down 1% cent, No 2 yellow corn quoted Et 1.18 1.2 nominal, No 3 yellow com traded 1.12-1.16. Oats basis up V> cent, No 2 extra heavy white oats quoted at 15Ya nominal. Soybeans basis up 1 cent, No 1 yellow soybeans quoted at 2.63 nominal, No 2 yellow soybeans traded at 2.61%. Soybean oil quoted at 8.75 nominal. Krist Indicted For Kidnaping Of Barbara Mackle DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Gary Steven Krist was indicted Monday on a charge of kidnaping for ransom 20-year-old Barbara Jane Mackle—a charge that could draw a penalty of life imprisonment or death. Announcing this today, DeKalb County Dist. Atty. Richard Bell said his office would try the case and would move immediately to have Krist brought here from Miami. Krist, 23, an escaped convict, has been in Miami since he was captured on alligator-infested Hog Island in Florida Dec. 22— five days after Miss Mackle was kidnaped from a motel here, held for $500,000 ransom and buried alive in a coffin-like box. She was rescued, alive and well, after 80 hours under ground. Federal authorities brought extortion charges against Krist but said he would not be prosecuted on a federal kidnap count because the Emory University student was not taken out of the state of Georgia during her ordeal. Bell said federal authorities "have cooperated with me in my decision to prosecute on behalf of the state of Georgia." Miss Mackle appeared before the DeKalb County grand Jury Monday along with her mother and her father, Robert Mackle, multimillionaire friend of President-elect Nixon. The grand jury also indicted Ruth Eisemann Schier, a 26- year-old blonde now on the FBI's most wanted list, on a kidnaping charge. The FBI has identified her as an accomplice of Krist in the case. Bell said conviction on the kidnap charge would draw a penally of death or life imprisonment, depending on the jury's recommendation. WORKER CRUSHED ROGKFORD, HI. (AP) — A Rockford man was killed Monday when he was caught in machinery used to break up sawdust in silo bins. Hospital Notes Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Victor Newell Britton, Woodlawn. John W. Sledge, Bluford. Ona Ann Sledge, Bluford. Charels B. Martin, Bluford. Hazel L. Mueller, 907 Jordan. Rev. Carl. V. Williams, Crossville. Sarah A. Rich, 1025 Forest. No Discharges; Good Samaritan Admitted: Robert Kolkmeier, 1014 South 24th. Paul Lovan, 313 Walnut. Irene Williams, Texlco. David James Fitepatrick, 1508 Paula Drive. Antoenette Mapp, 611 South 12th. Agnes Batts, Salem Road. John Feltenstein, 2814 Logan. Waiter Henson, Bonnie. Claude Kirk, 1502 North Htti. Myrtle Williams, 317 North 15th. Cecil Smally, Ashley. Mary Elizabeth Earl, Salem. Gary Lee Swarty, Box 42, Mt. Vernon. Joseph Czajkowskl, Ashley. Glenda Lee Garrison, 1017 So. 17th. Jean Ann Stewart, 1205 Norm 18th. Rebecca Haynes, 111 South 6th Discharges: Mary Nipper , McLeansboro. Robert Swan, 912 South 24th. Eugene Rollins, 521 South 13th Verna Waters, Route 7, Mt Vernon. Anna Harvey, 300% South 9th. Mrs. Carol jean Hill and baby daughter, Linda Kay, Route 7, Mt. Vernon. MEETINGS Members of the Royal Neighbors Of America Lodge will meet Thursday evening, January 16 at 7:30 o'clock in the I.O.O.F. Temple. Installation of officers for the coming year will be held. AH members are urged to attend. Mary Price, Oracle Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market picked up strength in fairly active trading late Tuesday afternoon. At 1 p.m. the Dow Jones average of 30 industrials had climbed 3.54 to 926.65. It was down more than a point in early trading. Advances by individual stocks outnumbered declines by a substantial margin on the New York Stock Exchange. Brokers said it was heartening that the Dow industrials were able to hold above 920 but expressed doubt over how far tiie rally could go. Some brokers had looked for the market to interrupt its prolonged slide on the basis of good economic news, including a forecast of an increase in housing starts in 1969, goodl sales by most automakers and a report that sales kept pace with inventory accumulation in November. On the other hand, a major brokerage firm said a disturbing factor was a statement in an interview by Federal Reserve Board Governor George Mitchell that the board was willing to gamble on a minirecession and accept higher unemployment in order to bring inflation under control. At midway the New York Stock Exchange common stock index held a gain of .22 at 56.99. Several big blocks crossed! the ticker tape, including 19,000 and 20,000 shares of Youngstown Sheet, unchanged at 45%. Youngstown had advised its stockholders to turn down a tender offer by Lykes as too low. A 28,100-share block of Kayser-Roth traded at 39, off %, and a 22,500-share block of Tampa Electric traded 1 at 27%, off 4-H Federation Meeting Is Set Here Jan. 16 The regular monthly meeting of the Jefferson County 4-H Federation will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 16, at the Illinois Power Co. on west Broadway. The Federation delegates will discuss the money- making project for this year. It is important that each club be repre sented with a delegate. Newly appointed delegates who did not receive a notice of the meeting are urged to attend. Itefreshments will be served. Negro Groups Attack Nixon Appointments By WAI/TE RMEARS Associated Press Writer KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) —President-elect Nixon, who pledged that dissenters would be heard in the counsels of his administration, has encountered some—although apparently second-hand. Leaders of six Nego organtea- tions spent over an hour with Nixon in New York Monday and two of them asserted 1 later that his appointments are troubling the Black community. Nixon arrived early today In Key Biscayne, his Florida retreat, for a surprise visit expected to extend until Friday. He came alone, and planned to work alone on the final draft of his inaugural address. Nixon is expected to spend Friday night and! Saturday in New York, then fly to Washington next Sunday on the eve of his inauguration. After Monday's New York meeting, Matthew Wright of the Black Power Conference singled out Daniel P. Moynihan, Nixon's assistant for urban affairs, for his criticism. Wright said Moynihan is committed to "the white mind set," which emphasizes the rehabilitation of buildings instead of people in dealing with city problems. "He has added to the possibility of disorder in the streets by his being there," Wright said. He said he believes a Negro should have been Nixon's chief adviser on the cities. But he acknowledged that he had not brought up this complaint during the meeting with the President-elect. He said Nix-! on was gracious. "He talked j and we listened," Wright said 1 . Home Damaged By Blaze Here Fire yesterday caused considerable damage to the home of Eunice Mays, 1105 south 22nd street. Firemen said the floor around a floor furnace and a wall were damaged by fire. There was also heat and smoke damage to the house. Make Plans For Demonstrations To Mar Inaugural WASHINGTON (AP) - Antiwar groups who plan a "coun- ter:naugural" parade the day hefore President-elect Nixon »akes office also wants to hold a counterinayral ball. But so tar they don't have a ballroom. They proposed erection of a circus-like tent, 300 feet long and 100 feet wide, near the route of the parade, but their spokesman, David Dellinger, says the government has stalled" on granting permission for that. Dellinger, 52, head of the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, said the tent would also be used as a staging headquarters for protestors. He met Monday with Harry Van Cleve, an official of the Giweral Services Administration appointed to handle the demonstrations for the government Afterward, Dellinger said the protestors obtained permission to march down Pennsylvania Avenue in a 'counlerinau- guial" parade Sunday. Nixon's ina'igural parade will be Monday. Dellinger said several organi­ sations will participate in a three - day antiwar program in Washington timed to coincide with the inauguration. Among them, he said, are the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the New Party, mens Liberation Movement, the Wnmens' International League for Peace and Freedom' and some units of the Students for a Democratic Society. NO DENIAL SIRHAN SHOT KENNEDY Cars Collide At Tenth, Prairie One major damage accident was reported in Mt. Vernon yesterday. An accident at Tenth and Pra- irit involved cars driven by Betty R. Greene, 43, Route 6, and Robert E. Johnson Jr., 42, 3100 Cherry. Both cars were damaged over $100. Betty Greene was charged w'th failure to yield right-of- Wi »y. United Aircraft topped the most-active list and was off a minor fraction. Also actively traded were Benguet and Gulf States Utilities, both down fractionally. Trading volume on the New York Stock Exchange to noon totaled 6.27 million shares, off from the pace of 6.73 million Monday. At one point during the morning the New York Stock Exchange ticker tape fell one minute behind in reporting floor transactions. Merrill Island! Mining, up about half a point, was the most-active stock on the American Stock Exchange. NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 925.42 up 1.93 20 Rails 260.42 up 0.38 15 Utils 133.88 up 0.19 i Stocks 331.49 up 0.59 THOUSANDS FLEE OIL-FLOODED CITY (Continued From Page One) $10,000 Damage Suit is Filed Paralee Brown has filed suit In Jefferson County against Sharon A. White for injuries suffered in an Oct. 29, 1967 accident. Mrs. Brown seeks $10,000 for injuries suffered in an accident on south 10th street team from Wright-Potterso'n AFB at Dayton, Ohio, brought in liquid foam for pumping into the sewers. More than 1,800 persons spent the night in emergency overnight shelters in schools, an armory and a Salvation Army facility. Others of the 4,000 living in the area moved in with friends or relatives for the night Four factories closed down and sent their employes home —or to the emergency shelters. Civil Defense officials rushed cots and bedding to the emergency shelters. Supermarkets in this northern Ohio city of 60,000 population remained open to' make food available for the displaced persons. The pipeline gave way shortly before sundown Monday, touching off a series of small explosions. One man was burned. At the time, a pumping station was Working to push the oil through the pipe to Toledo. The thick, black oil poured out, at first threatening only a few hundred homes, and then endangering more than a thousand homes when it flowed from the streets into the sewer system. Witnesses said small explosions sent sewer lids flying 50 feet into the air. On some streets the oil stood six inches deep. The oil ran out of the sewers into the Ottawa River, turning it inky black. The only fire in the first hours of danger broke out at a pumping station at the city's sewage treatment plant on the banks of the river. Firemen contained the blaze, then extinguished it. The fire knocked out the city's J sewage treatment system. BIGGEST SEABORNE ASSAULT (Continued From Page One) 7th Fleet commander offshore, said: "The area has been a refuge for Communist sympathizers for the last 20 years. We know that Viet Cong and North Vietnamese units are in the area and use it as a resupply point." About a dozen Navy ships took part in the landing. In Saigon, the U.S. Command said today allied forces have seized 700 tons of enemy weapons, munitions and rice in the last 2Va weeks, seriously cramping tlie Communist command's ability to launch offensives in some areas. A spokesman said the capture of this booty by allied sweep operations around Saigon and Da Nang may be partly responsible for the prolonged lull in major ground fighting. South Vietnamese headquarters also reported that government troops sweeping the central highlands near the city of Pleiku today killed 29 enemy soldiers guarding a munitions store. It yielded four mortar tubes, 36 machine guns and 17 rifles. There were no South Vietnamese casualties. Paris Talks Change In Paris, Ambassador W. Averell Harriman made a farewell speech to the Anglo-American Press Club as he prepared to turn over his assignment *a chief U.S. spokesman at the Vietnam peace talks to Henry Cabot Lodge. Harriman reminded the American people the United States is fighting a limited war in Vietnam, with limited Objectives that can be, achieved short of total military victory. On the peace talks, he said: "I believe that in these negotiations a solution will be found." (Continued From Page One) Circuit Court Fines assessed in circuit court included: Ardath W. Hatley, Cottage, Tenn., $10 on charge of disobeying traffic signal Walter Gowler, Rt. 460 East, Mt. Vemon, $10 on charge of leaving driveway without due caution; Arnie M. Murphy, Batavia, El., $10 on charge of leaving private drive without due caution; John A. Harville, Henry, Tenn., $10 on charge of improper passing; Freddie F. De- nix Chicago, $15 on charge of improper lane usage; Colvis Smith, Mt. Vernon, $20 on charge of disturbance; George E. Ellis, 314 Harrison, $10 on charge of disobeying stop sign; Georgia M. Hester, 502 north 7th street, $10 on charge of failure to yield right of way at an intersection; Kenneth L. Payne, Rt 2, Mt. Vernon, $20 on charge of improper use of registration and $20 on charge of no valid operators license; Leonard C. Crowley, Rt. 7, Mt. Vernon, $20 on charge of speed- ng er nearly two hours of questions. He asked Mrs. Molina, graying and spectacled, if she could fairly judge Sirhan in the knowledge he shot the New York senator. "Yes," she replied quietly. Questions by Deputy Dist Atty. David M. Fitts, indicated the prosecution would attack the "diminished responsibiliy" concept on grounds it would be difficult to prove a man's state, of mind nearly eight months ago. "This is not something that can be weighed and measured," he said. Fitts told Mrs. Molina there may be conflicting expert evi dence concerning Sirhan's state of mind on the night Kennedy was shot. "Would you agree there would be a reasonable doubt as to what the state of mind was, since it is a hard thing to find out?" he asked. Before the juror answered Emile Zola Berman, one of the three defense attorneys, objected on grounds the question presupposes there will be reasonable doubt." "We don't accept that," he said. Judge Herbert F. Walker sustained the defense objection. Fitts then asked Mrs. Molina about her earlier response that she had no conscientious objections to the death penalty. Should she sit on the jury and find the defendant guilty of first degree murder, he said, "Would you have the courage to' come downstairs to the jury box and say 'Sirhan, because of the murder of Sen. Kennedy, you must die in the gas chamber'?" Again she nodded yes. Sirhan, 24, reacted to the. trial's first reference to the gas chamber by cupping his hands on the counsel table and bowing his head. The jury selection, expected to take two weeks or more, began promptly Monday morning after Judge Walker rejected a defense motion to dismiss the trial jury list on grounds it was not drawn from a cross-section of the community. Three prospective jurors, two of them housewives, were dismissed on their contentions that serving on the jury would cause them hardship. To Hurt Israel Arabs Plan To Tighten Boycotts By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Arab states plan to tighten their 16-year economic boycott of Israel and foreign firms that do business with the Jewish state, a spokesman said Tuesday. But he did not announce what action would be taken. Mohammed Mahjob. commissioner general of the Arab League's Boycott Israel movement, said in Damascus, Syria, that measures "to plug the gaps in the siege" are in the offing. Se said they would be approved at a conference in Qatar Jan. 20. Currently on the Arab black list are firms that have main of branch factories in Israel; firms that hold shares in Israeli businesses; firms that render con- stractural or technical aid to Israeli industry; firms searching for natural resources in Israel; banks that do more business in Israel than in Arab states, and those that give the right to'use names, trade marks or patents to Israeli concerns. Shipping and air lines are blacklisted it they carry Jewish immigrants or military cargo to Israel. The boycott regulations also' apply against film stars and movie companies that are deemed to serve Israeli propaganda or financial interests. America's Ford Motor Co. and Coca Cola are on the black list. To' avoid a similar fate, many large firms such as Renault of France shut down their assembly plants in Israel, Mahjob said 67 firms from various countries have applied to be taken off the black list and have provided documents proving the termination Of their association with Israel. These applications will be decided at the Qatar conference, he said. In Tel Aviv, an army spokesman reported fresh border clashes between Israeli and Jordanian troops while the military leaders of both countries appeared on a British television' program Monday night. The spokesman said two Israeli soldiers were wounded in brief firefights and another was wounded when his jeep ran over a mine in the occupied west bank of the Jordan River. In separate interviews with the British Broadcasting Corp., King Hussein of Jordan welcomed Big Four moves toward a Middle East peace settlement and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan said: "Peace cannot be imposed on anybody." Dayan reiterated the Israeli contention that the only way to get peace would be direct talks with the Arabs. He said Israel had no intention of relinquishing territories it occupied in the 1967 war, would retain the strategic town of Sharm el Shiehk at the head of Tiran strait and would not relinquish administrative control of Jerusalem. Hussein warned that Israeli attempts to retain Jerusalem would mean that "the city of peace could once again become a battlefield." Three Divorce Suits Filed In County Monday Three divorce suits were filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court Monday. Harry G. Shehorn charges mental crueJfy in a divorce action against Theda M. Shehorn. The couple was married Feb. 28, 1944 and separated Jan 8, 1969. Leon F. Kehrer has filed a divorce suit against CoiT..;s G. Kehrer on a charge of mental cruelty. The couple was married July 23, 1961 and separated Dec. 31, 1968. Mr. Kehrer seeks custody of a son, While Mrs. Kehrer asks for custody of a daughter. Delories Steele seeks custody of three children in a divorce action against Emm erson. Steele. The divorce is being sought on a charge of mental cruelty. The couple was married Sept. 25, 1953 and separated Sept. 24, 1967. Resume Talks In AP Strike WASHINGTON (AP) — Nego- tiatiors for the Associated Press and the striking Wire Service Guild resume their sessions with federal mediators Tuesday. Neither side commented on the talks in compliance with a request from the Mediation Service. In New York, meanwhile, members of the American Newspaper Guild at the New York Daily News—who had refused to handle AP copy since the Guild struck the news service Thursday—bowed to an arbitrator's ruling and resumed normal processing of AP material. In U.S. District Court in New York, the National Labor Relations Board withdrew today a request for an injunction that would require Guild employes at The New York Times and the New York Post to edit and process AP stories and pictures. The Guild, which had directed members at both newspapers not to process AP copy during the strike, said it would abide by the arbitration ruling in the Daily News case. Order Release Of Atomic Spy NEW YORK (AP)—The U. S. Court of Appeals today ordered atom spy Morton Sobell released from prison. The Bureau of prisons had said Sobell could be freed Jan. 10 on a time off for good behavior basis if the appeals court ci'edited him for time served 1 before he was sentenced. The court gave Sobell credit for 7 months and 18 days he was in jail because he could not raise $100,000 bail, prior to being sentenced in 1951 to 30 years in prison on charges of disclosing information on the atom bomb to the Soviet Union. Sobell, 51, has been in federal penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pa. He had filed more than a dozen appeals for freedom since his March 29, 1951 conviction with Julius and! Ethel Rosenberg. The Rosenbergs were executed. Hogs Stolen From Farm John White , Markham City, reported the theft of four hogs to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office today. White said the thieves also killed a 300 pound bore. The stolen hogs weighed about 230 pounds each. Harris Elected Dem Chairman WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Fred Harris of Oklahoma was unanimously elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee today. He succeeds Lawrence F. O'Brien, who guided the campaigns of three Democratic presidential candidates prior to his resignation last week to go into the investment banking business. DIX BANK TO DOUBLE STOCK WITH DIVIDEND I & flamingTit The New FLAMING PIT RESTAURANT Scheduled To Open Shortly On The Top Floor Of The First National Bank Building 10th and Broadway Mt. Vernon, III. Will Be Accepting Applications For The Following Positions: BROILER COOKS PREPARATION COOK BUS BOYS KITCHEN PERSONNEL WAITRESSES (Over 27) Apply In Person At ILLINOIS STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE 225 S. 9th Street Mt. Vernon, 111. (Continued From Page One) Olney Trust And Bank Company will increase its capital stock from $150,000 consisting of 6,000 scare's'of $25 par value, to $325,000 to consist of 13,000 shares, s»a«h of $25 par value. The increase will be made effective by payment of a 100 per cent stock dividend and by the sale of an additional 1,000 shares, oach of $25 par value. 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