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r 4-A MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, lllinoii 62864 j, (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) t MT. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1870 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACK A WAY , Editor WM. C. RACKAWAY Business Manager ORIAN METCALF News Editor THE RECxISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1969 I IOHN RACKAWAY GUY HENRY NADINE ALLISON ROBERT K. THOMPSON CHARLES DEITZ Sports Editor _—.Cify Editor Society Editor .Adve'tijing Manage' „_...PIant Supcrintendem "Spare Thai- Tree!" MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press : t exclusively entitled to us"? for !ne p k fcHc**Son cf sii ne'*l creclted "c rt or nc* .vise c-ec.'te-d in t --.'j siper Secooa Cs*» Ps»f»g« pai<I it Mt. Vemcri, SUBSCRIPTION RATES Subscription! must be paid in ajvance 3y AUil, Jefferson County and scijoinng counties, 1 year } 9.00 , S months icVOC; 3 months • $3.50,- I month i 1.25 I :y rr.M outside Jefferson and *.sc | adjoining counties within j 150 miies; 1 ye a r $12.00; j 6 months $8.03; 3 months j So.50; per single month S 2.50 • Outside 150 miles, 1 year._ $15.00 j 6 months. $3.50; 3 months J So.OO; 1 month $2.75. Delivered by carrier In city per week -iO A Thought For Today For mv brethren and companions' sake I will say. be within your—Psalms 12:8. 2 "Peact o:o o:o Today In Washington WASHINGTON (AP)—A pos sible strike against most major railways has been postponed for 60 days by presidential action. President Johnson established two emergency boards Monday to investigate the threatened walkout by railroad employes, The unions involved are the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, the Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen and the Brotherhood ofRailroad Signalman, representing about 65.000 worker*. Among the issues are pay, sack leave, expenses, working provisions, a guaranteed annual wage and other fringe benefits WASHINGTON (AP)—"It is essential in a nuclear age that the world 's two leading nuclear superpowers have the best possible relations and the fewest possible disagreements," say two members of the Senate 's Foreign Relations Committee. Sens. Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island and Albert Gore of Tennessee urged that the United States increase its trade, tourism and other contacts with Eastern Europe's Communist countries. Their statements eame in a report on a visit last fall to the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. Peace cannot be kept by force, standing.—Albert Einstein. It can only achieved bv under- Editorial . . . Why Refugees If Cuba Is Eden? People In Court To Hear The News Powell Complaint C YRUS EATON, Cleveland industrialist, gentleman farmer and unofficial U.S. ambassador of good will to the Communist world, has returned from a visit to Cuba full of praise for the Island's maximum leader. "Cuba never had a real chance since Columbus discovered it until now," says Eaton. 'Castro is dedicated to the country and the people. You can condemn him for other things, bur not for that." The same could never have been said about Fulgencio Batista, Cuba's previous dictator, who was dedicated to nothing but his self-aggrandizement. Strangely, though, in the days of Batista, bad as they were, one never heard of people risking their lives in small boats just to escape from the island. There was no such thing as a refugee airlift to Miami, with a waiting list of tens of thousands of Cubans hoping to get or. it and willing to pay the price of leaving behind everything they swn but the clothes on their backs. It must mean something when 81 men, women and children— vnd a hundred or so others who didn't make it—travel 600 miles >y truck and then brave bullets and dogs to make a uash into Guantanamo naval base and are afraid to give their names lest reprisals be taken against their relatives. Evidently they just don't understand what the dedicated Castro is trying to do for his country and his people. Perhaps Eaton can explain it to them. Paradox In Food Prices AMERICANS ARE EXPECTED to run up a $106 billion food bill next year, according to Food Engineering magazine. This will be $5 billion higher than 1968. The figure, huge as it is, doesn't seem outsized. What the average housewife may find hard to swallow, however, is the claim that she-will be spending less—proportionally—to set her family's table tlian she has in the past, despite a projected 3 per cent rise in food prices in 1969. Yet. it's true. Americans currently spend less than 18 per cent of their disposable income to eat. This is the lowest percentage ever, and much below that for other nations. Shorts In Living Color MOW the well-dressed man can be fashionable all the way down 1 ^ to the skin. A maker of men's unmentionables is introducing a line of shorts, T-shirts and athletic shirts in eight high-fashion colors. The fact that the public doesn't know what goes on underneath the Italian silk is no excuse for underwear that is dull,, lifeless and unromantic, urges the company's marketing manager. A man's underwear can now reflect, his personality, he siys. Fire Red, for example, should be perfect for dynamic, aggressive types. There is also a Blush Pink, which must either be for shy fellows or those who have experienced suspender failure sometime in their lives. Farm Service Joins Chamber Olio Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Onetime ruling house of England 7 Up-to-date in information 13 Violent dread 14 Cactus spine pit 15 Pass 16 Continued story 17 Swedish measure 18 Social insect 20 Falsehood 21 Hawaiian garland 22 Female deer 23 Abstract being 24 Rant 27 Makeshift 29 Wapiti 31 Short-napped fabric 32 East (Fr.) 33 Unclose(poet.) 34 Dreadful 36 Neat and compact 39 Through 40 Drunkard 43 River barrier 45 High card 46 Beverage 47 Compass point 48 North American country 51 Procurator of Judea (Bife) 54 Redactor 55 Puffed up 56 New 57 Hinders DOWN 1 Plagiarize 2 Bank worker 3 Muse of astronomy 4 Cockney's harp 5 Varangians 6 Set foot, as on a snake 7 Smooth food • product 8 Mineral rock 9 Weight of India 10 Labored taxingly 11 Girl's name 12 Removes 19 Negative reply 25 Shift course, as a ship 26 Otherwise ! GAINESVILLE. Fla. (AP) — jbarbara Finlayson. 25. is j blonde, pretty, a school teacher ' and pregnant. She is challenging an Alachua i County school board ruling that teachers who become pregnant in the first semester cannot teach during the second semester. Mrs. Finlayson's husband, Gordon, is a University of Florida professor. One of his colleagues. Law Professor Robert Furlong, agreed to handle a formal protest against the school board's policy, saying: "It is probably invalid from a legal view point and it is certainly invalid from a social view point." HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — Adm. John S. McCain, commander in chief of U. S. Pacific forces, suffered a mild stroke without paralysis Monday, a spokesman for his headquarters reported. McCain, who will be 58 Friday, was admitted to Tripler Army hospital here at 2:40 a.m. Monday. The spokesman said McCain suffered a stroke. McCain's con- } dition is stable, the spokesman said. McCain took over the top military job in the Pacific July 31. He spent Christmas with the troops in Vietnam and returned here Dec. 150. LONDON (AP) — The Sultan of Zanzibar, whose word was la won his African island until he was overthrown by a revolution five years ago, is being sued for nonsupport by his wife. A London High Court is hearing the lawsuit, which began when the sultan, 38, summoned' his lissome, 28-year-old wife, Princess Anisa, and declared three times in Moslem fashion: "I divorce thee." Not only did the attempted divorce fail to work, but Princess Anisa took him to court for non- SUPPORT. LONDON (AP)—The British movie censor has scissored a scene in "Rosemary's Baby" involving a nude Mia Farrow and Satan. Director Roman Polanski said the authorities wore perturbed because "there is quite a lot of this kind of witchcraft going on j impounded by a court to satisfy in Britain."' ;a shopowner's /claim that: she • i had failed to pay for two fur ROM E (AP)—Furniture be-j coats, longing to Linda Christian, wid- j The amount of money in- o wof Actor Tyrone Power, was I volved was not disclosed. 27 Absorbed 28 Employer 30 Carat (ab.) 31 Artificial language 34 Decennium 35 Peaceful 37 Fancy 38 Subdue 39 Certain horse 40 Begin 41 Whirlwind 42 Recorded in a fashion 44 Rewards 49 Goddess of infatuation 50 Put on 52 Island (Fr.) 53 Pillar Lincoln Farm Bureau, Farm Management Service, 814 Harrison St., has become affiliated with the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce as a member, according to Duane Moyer, who issued the invitation as a member of the Chamber's member- of the Chamber's membership committee. Edward A. Thurn is executive field man and resides at 5 Lincoln Dr. Lincoln Farm Bureau Farm Management Service here is a centralized farm record service for farmers operating in 29 south central Illinois couriites, j including Jefferson, Wayne, Bond, Calhoun, Clay, Clinton, Christian , Crawford, Cumberland Edwards Effingham Fayette Green , Jackson, Jasper, Jerrey, Lawrence, M acoupin, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Randolph, Richland, Shelby St. Clair Wabash and Washington. The servive includes a complete bookkeeping record of farm operations, including recommendations and tax estimates It originated some 30 years ago in one Illinois county through cooperation with the extension service of the University of Illinois and since has spread throughout the state. Two Aurora Fire Death AURORA (AP) —- Two persons died in separate fires in Aurora over the weekend. On Saturday night fire in a residence on the city's southeast side claimed the life of 33 year old Kenneth Lee Topdan. Officials said the blaze was confined to the bed, and . that the victim died from smoke inhalation. Early Sunday flames raced through two rooms of the Wilson Motel killing one occupant. He was identified only as Wayne Grady his home town was not listed. I WASHINGTON (A P ) -T h e Sureme Cviirt decided today on a full-blown hearing on the appeal of Adam Clayton Powell from his ouster from the House of Representatives March 1, 1967. The court removed the case from its summary calendar which limits each side to 30 minutes of argument. The action means it will be set down for argument later with each side having at least an hour. Powell contends his ouster from the 90th Congress was an "extraordinary, arbitrary and unconstitutional action." A ruling in Powell's favor would mean that he would collect about $60,000 in back pay and regain his seniority. He was chairman of the House Labor Committee at the time he was ousted. Powell was reelected to the house in a special election following his ouster, but never appeared to claim his seat during the 90th Congress. He was reelected last November and was seated by the House under a compromise arrangement in which he was fined $25,000 for alleged misuse of public funds. Powell also is appealing from this fine. WASHINGTON (AP)—Boston and California have at least one thing: in common—an affinity far earthquakes. The Department of Commerce released a map Monday showing areas of the United States which would be subject to earthquake damage and areas that probably aren't. Areas the department said were most subject to earthquake damage were the Boston section of Massachusetts, California and western Nevada, the region around Charleston, S.C., the northern part of states bordering the St. Lawrence River, a portion of Missouri, western Washington state, and a belt running north from Utah through Idaho and Montana. Among the relatively safe areas, the department said, are Texas, Florida and portions of Alabama and Mississippi bordering the Gulf of Mexico. Capital Footnotes Eighty thousand copies of a Defense Department telephone book, printed at a cost of $40,000, were issued Monday. It contains the names of many civilian employes who will leave office after next Monday. BERRY'S WORLD 1969 by NEA, "Yes, $200,000 a year IS a lot of money, but it is only half as much as Sinatra got for four weeks in Vegas!" You Have To Be Strong To Survive These "Weeks Capital Quotes . *T know of no proposal by the United States to be announced this week of phased withdrawal t>f American forces."—-Robert ,J McCloskey, State Department press officer, on reports that President Johnson may announce before leaving office that 20,000 U.S. troops will be returned from Vietnam. This Saturday Night March Of Dimes Benefit Games Set At Dahlgren There will be two basketball games at the Dahlgren gym, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Satur- dday, January 18, for the benefit of the March of Dimes. The first game will be be- wteen local men. The main event will feature the Claybrook team from McLeansboro playing a Mt. Vernon team that has lost only one game in the past three years. Refreshments will beserd. All proceeds will go to the Hamilton County March of Dimes. TIMELY QUOTE We will never lick the food problem until local people demand that, local government make i cerl ain that every human being i in that community has a nutri- I tious diet. I •—Secretary of Agriculture Orv ' ille L. Freeman. (Ntwipoper InUrpritt Ann.) Woman Mangled By Family Dog MORTON GROVE, HI. (AP) — A suburban housewife was hospitalized today after more than 200 stitches were required to close wounds she received when she was attacked by the family's dog. Mrs. Maxine Brooks, 43, of Morton Grove, was bitten mostly on the arms and legs, accord ing to Morton Grove Police Sgt, Victor Pearson. Mrs. Brooks' daughter, Paula, 16, was bitten'on the hand and side when she answered her mother's cries for help. Pearson said he was forced to shoot the dog when the dog lunged at him. The Board of Health was conducting tests to determine if the dog is rabid Mrs. Brooks was listed in fair condition at a Skokie hospital Her daughter was treated and released. Law For Today... TRESPASSING BRANCHES CAN BE CLIPPED Q. Our neighbor has planted a row of thorn bushes right next to our driveway. We have told him that the branches swing over and scratch the side of our car, but he refuses to trim (hem. Can we get some hedge clippers and do the trimming ourselves? A. You can. Those branches are trespassers and can be Irimmed back to the property line. —Illinois State Bar Association BATTLE'S AFTERMATH _ Pleading hands reach out to a visiting military doctor |» a mute appea. for medicine in war-devastated Hue, the ancient capita, of vSna ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (AP) — Private papers belonging to the late Albert B. Fall, secretary of the interior under President Warren G. Harding and a central figure in the Teapot Dome scandal, have been donated by his grandson, C. C. Chase, to the University of Mexico library. By JOY STTLLEY NEW YORK (AP) — If you think life is going to get back to dull routine now that then oli- days are over, you couldn't be more mistaken. There are plenty of jolly celebrations yet to come. According to Chases' Calendar of Annual Events, there are ,471 occasions to celebrate in 1969, ranging from Give Your Girl a Pearl Day through "D for Decency" Week and on to Horse Health Month. National Wildlife Week is March 16 to 22, but judging from the list of observations on tap, life will be pretty wild for the nation the entire year. For instance, almost before you get all the pine needles out of the carpet, along will come Sandy Shoes Festival Jan. 17 to 26 in Fort Pierce, Fla. Then, on a more serious note, there's National "Pay Your Bills" Week Feb. 3 to 7. At this somber time it wquld be well to look forward to National Laugh Week April 1 to 9 and! American Comedy Week April 7 to 15. These should put you in the proper frame of mind for Mother-in*Law Day, slated April 13. If you want to keep your cool, you'll have a whole month for that. February is Frozen Potato Month, and it will give you something to chew on while waiting for Asparagus Week Nov. 16 to 22. International Pickle Week comes May 22 to 31, but if you don't go for pickles you can hang around until National Green Olive Week Sept. 4 to 12. In fact, the whole year is garnished with snacktime. There's National Peanut Week March 5 to 15, National Popcorn Week Oct. 24 to 31 and National Pretzel Week Oct. 27 to Nov. 3. Luckily the National Indiges-' tion Season is scheduled Nov. 27 to promoting relief for the indigestion period which follows the Thanksgiving turkey and ex- NAMED—Mrs. Patricia Reilly Hitt, above, Villa Park, CaAf., has been nominated to become assistant secretary in tbe Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. (AP Wirephoto) QUICK QUIZ Q — What is the correct way to dispose of a worn American flag? A — When the flag is worn or faded, do not throw it away — burn it. * •» * Q — What two modern authors emulated Leander by swimming the Hellespont? A — Lord Byron and Richard Halliburton. tends through New Years Day. Believe it or not, there really is an Old Home Week. It's held in New Hampshire Aug. 16 to 23. But what I am personally most looking forward to is Respect Elders Day set for Dec. 31. However, I think it would have a much greater chance of success if it came before, instead of after, Christmas. NOTICE Plan now to take full advantage of all allowable Income Tax Deductible Items through investments. CONRAD J. H0IT Accountants Professional Offices, City Hall Bldg. Reg. Rep. Met. Sec. Corp, City Hall Bldg. Phone 244-1104 Mt. Vernon, III. The Toughest Hellfighter of All! JOHN WAYNE KATHARINE ROSS WLLF1CHTERS A UNIVERSAL PICTURE • TECHNICOLOR* • PANAVISION* Weekdays 7:00 And 9:00 P.M. < Qie G Heartisa ^ndy^nter. TECHNICOLOR* «T» }ff rom WARNER BHOS.-SEVEN ART 7:30 P.M. — ENDS TONIGHT— -aurenca Tom Mia HARVEY'COURTEiY-FARROW; 9:40 P.M.

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