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2—A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 190U DEATHS Bertha Burton Of Whirrmgton Dies At Age 84 Mrs. Bertha Burton, 84, of VVhittington, died at 10:20 a.m Tuesday at Franklin Hospital in Benton. Funeral services will be hold at 2:00 p .mi. Thursday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Whit tington, with the Rev. Leslie Elliott officiating. Burial will be in the Shiloh cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Johnston Funeral Home in VVhittington, where friends may call after 5:00 p.m. today. Mrs. Burton was born June 22, 1884, in Franklin county, 1he daughter of Hick and Nancy (Palmer) Rotramel. She was married to Rev. W. R. Burton, who preceded her in death in 1963. Survivors include two sons, Blake Burton of Whittington and Dwight Burton of Lincoln Park, Mich.; three daughters, Mrs. Mae Newton of Whittington, Mrs. Pauline Droll of Chandler, fnd., and Mrs. Minnie Flinn of Champaign; one brother, Earl Rotramel of Hobbs, N.M.; one sister, Mrs. Bessie Teague of West Frankfort; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great- great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Rescue Freewill Baptist church. Widow Of "Les" Standerfer Dies Mrs. Jennie Standerfer, 77, of 617 south 12th street, Herrin, a former resident of Mt. Vernon died at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Viola Looey of Herrin. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Myers Chapel with the Rev. F. L. Trotter officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Memorial cemetery The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Thursday. Mrs. Standerfer was born August 28, 1891. in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of James ar.d Martha (England) Beardcn. In 1911, she was married to Homer "Les" Standerfer, who died in June, 1962. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Viola Locey of Herrin; two grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Mrs. Standerfer was a member of the Logan Street Baptist church. FLIGHT DECK BLASTS, FIRE; 17 MISSING (Continued From Page One) there were at least 10 explosions. Most of the missing apparently were blown off the deck into the sea. "I saw people physically blown out of the area where the fire started and get up and go back in," said Chief Warrant Officer Jim Helten, 36, of San Diego', Calif. "There was multitudes of heroism." When the fire was finally brought under control, nearly three hours after it began, Helten found that a piece of metal had been blown into his right leg. His injury was not serious. "I heard the first explosion and saw a big ball of flame," said Larry Upchurch, 25, of Dallas, Tex., a flight deck chief. "I started toward the area and was blown clown by the second explosion." A search of the disaster scene for possible survivors was carried on by the Navy picket ship Stoddart, the destroyer Rodgers and by Navy and Coast Guard aircraft. Holds Blown In Decks The blasts tore three larye holes in the deck. One penetrated into three lower docks, where a number of bodies later were found. The 14 planes in the carrier's first launch were unable to return to the flight deck and were ordered to land at Barber's Point on Oahu. Fifteen aircraft on the flight deck were destroyed, including ! After 17 Years Free Atom Spy Sobell From Prison NEW YORK (AP)—Morton SoJiell, released from prison Tuesday after serving 17 years for conspiring to sell atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, has returned home and says he has "a lot of living to do." Sobell, 52, stepped out of the federal penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pa., Tuesday afternoon, hours after the U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan ordered him freed. He took a bus to New York City to rejoin his family. "I have a lot of living to do and I'm going back to school," Sobell said as he arrived, clad in what prison officials call "dress-out clothing"—a gray iuit.white shirt and tie. Sobell, who was sentenced in 1951 to 30 years in jail, avoided newsmen waiting at the bus station and left for an undisclosed location. Meeting Sobell at the bus station were his wife Helen, 51; their son Mark, 19; their daughter. Mrs. Sydney Clemens, 29; and Sobcll's mother Rose, 74. Mrs. Sobell said she had ir-aid of her husband's imminent release on the radio and csded to fell him. She said he did not know until her phone call. She said her husband wanted to study engineering. Mark, « computer program- mei with shoulder-length hair, said, when told of the release, "Tt's about time they lot him go because he is innocent." Rosenbergs PjXecuted •"obeli, a radar expert, was convicted along with Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who were executed in June 1953. The Rosen­ bergs were convicted of committing wartime espionage as well as conspiracy. Although sectenced 1o the maximum term, Sobell had been due for release Aug. 24 because of good behavior. The appeals unit ruled he should be credited with 7V 2 months he s;.'-nt in jail for inability to post $100 000 bail prior to sentencing in 1951 and Uius enabled the ear^ lier release. Specifically, Sobell was convicted of conspiring to commit espionage by transmitting to the So\iet Union documents, writings, sketches, notes and information related to national defense. Fuchs Spy King lie was accused of helping the Rosenburgs recruit others into a spy ring led by Klaus Fuchs, a British scientist, and Harry Gold, a Philadelphia biochemist, during World War II. More than a dozen attempts weie made to obtain freedom for Sobell. Mrs. Sobell estimated they cost more than $1 million. The Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell in New York City claimed he was a victim of a frameup. Markets Mt. Vernon Hog Market Until 12:30 p.m. today the market remained unchanged. The top was 19.5(fand 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 and 15.25, Boars were 9.00 and 10.00. After 12:30 p.m. today prices will be based on next day's prices. Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this morning. Wheat 1,22. Soybeans 2.50. Corn 1.10. Harry Walter Board Of -o- -o- -o- eight F4 Phantoms, six A7 Cor-, 7 sairs and an A3 Skv Warrior. A j " oiTy B ° wdlor number of others were dam- U,M '' ,ar « e(1: ayecl. Wounded Flown Off Helicopters from Honolulu took 16 medics to the Enterprise to help care for the wounded. Those most seriously injured were taken to Tripler Army Hospital near Honolulu Doctors at Tripler ordered 10 men suffering from serious burns airlifted to Brooks Army Hospital in Texas, which was a special buras treatment center. Capt. Kent L. Lee, skipper of the carrier, said, "I can't emphasize too much the heroism and courage of the crew in fighting this fire/* Lee, who has commanded the Enterprise since January 1967 was nominated for rear admiral by President Johnson last June. Hospital Notes Jefferson Memorial No Admissions: Discharged; Mabel Fields, 226 North 4th. Thomas Albert Mills, Route 4, Mt. Vernon. Good Samaritan Admitted: Guard Marvin, 1312 Wilshire. Michael Trotter, 1305 George. Bette Ann Magbee, 712 Jordan. Sandra Kay Pace, Fairfield Road. Willnie Lane, Bluford. Vera Moore, 435 South 22nd. Lillie Teadie, Ewing. Carole Bartrum, 2715 Cherry. Owen Duncan, 429 South 22nd. Esther Grooms, 1108 Conger. Ruth Starman, 25 Crownview. Joni Dawn Colic, Nason. Mary Clayton, R.oute 1, Mt. Vernon. •/'rgie Pace, 700 Lake Park Drive. Carolyn Sue Snider, 1200 So. 28.h. Larry Humble, 25 S. E. Crescent Drive. Robert Taylor Jr., 1114 Lamar. Laura Turpin, 909 North 7th. Sydney Burnettc, 701 South i9th. Jim Duncan, Route 5, Mt. Ver- nvt\ Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (AP) — Estimates for Thursday: Hogs 7,000; cattle 1,300; calves 150; sheep 300. Hogs 5,500; barrows and gilts strong; 1-3 200-230 lb 20,00-50; 2-4 240-280 lb 18.50-19,75; sows 25 higher; 1-3 300450 lb 15.5016,75; boars 13,00-14,25, Cattle 1,500; calves 125; steers steady to 25 lower; choice steers 26.50-28.50; choice heifers 26.0027.25; cows utility 15.50-17.50; bulls 20.50-22.50; good and choice vealers 30,00-40,00; good and choice calves 17.00^24,00. Sheep 700; steady; choice and prime slaughter lambs 26.00-27,00; wooled ewes 6.00-8.00. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market posted a solid gain keep its rally rolling. Trading was active. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials at noon had gained 5,41 to 933.74, after moving up 5.22 Tuesday. The Associated Press 60-stock Denny's Restaurants spurted to 350.6, with industrials up 2.9, rails up 2.4, and utilities up 0,5. Brokers said investors were encouraged over the econoniic outlook after reports of a record industrial output in December and a new peak for the gross national product. They also said optimism about progress toward peace in Vietnam was a factor. The trading pace accelerated, and twice during the morning the New York Stock Exchange ticker tape legged by one minute in reporting , floor transactions. Opening or "trading in Grumman was delayed because of an influx of orders after the company was selected by the Navy as prime contractor for the new F14A fighter plane. It opened on a block of 50,000 shares, up 2 at 43%.% McDonnell Douglas, which lost out in competition to build the plane, fell 2 to 46%. The pro, eral billion dollars, joct eventually will involve sev- 3V a to 40 J /a on a delayed opening. Steels showed fractional gams reached by Japan and European countries to limit steel exports to' the United States, Also higher were airlines, fol- olwing an indication by Civil Aeronautics Board that fare increases might be forthcoming by March. Despite the first year-to-year sales decline for any 10-day period since last mid-April, motors generally were higher. Sun Chemical rose about half a point after estimating its profits last year were up sharply and predicting that they would rise again in 1969. On the American Stock Exchange, a block of 171,000 shares of Kaiser Industries traded at 18%. TiPriccs generally were higher, HARRY WOLTER Kidnapers Free California Child WHITTIER, Calif, (AP) — "Two bad men" who kidnaped Paula Ann McGinnis released the 2V»-year-old girl unharmed Tuesday night without receiving any ransom. Her father, Frank McGinnis, said he received a telephone call demanding $200,000 ransom a short time after two men, posing as telephone repairmen, abducted the tot Tuesday. They left the housekeeper bound. "Two bad men took me," the girl told her parents after she was found wandering along a street in nearby LaMirada less than 12 hours after her abduction. "They apparently chickened out," said McGinnis, owner of a small tool and machine company- McGinnis was at work and his wife was shopping when they learned of the kidnaping. He said the first phone call came soon after he returned home. "They told me the baby was all right, and to get $200,000 together," he said. "They called back three or four times, but didn't reply when we said, 'hello." He said he received no instructions on how to pay the ransom. News of the abduction was carried widely but nothing was said of a Ransom. "They must have panicked when they heard nothing about the ransom," said McGinnis. The men tied up Mrs. Ruth Mitchell, 58, before taking the blonde tot who was clad in a light blue sleeper outfit. The housekeeper freed herself in about half an hour, and notified police. Willnie Lane Suffers Burns Willnie Lane, 73, suffered burns to' his arms and one leg yesterday in a fire and explosion at his home on Route 2, Bluford. He was reported in satisfactory condition this morning a Good Samaritan Hospital, Mr. Lane's clothing caught on fire while he was attempting to thaw a frozen oil line to a heater in his garage, Bluford firemen said an outside wall of the garage caught fire and that the oil tank exploded. Damage to the garage was minor. NEW YORK (AP) — DOW Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 933.74 up 5.41 20 Rails 264.18 up 3.08 15 Utils 134.33 up 0.35 65 Stocks 344.90 up 2.18 RUSSIANS HAVE FOUR MEN IN ORBIT ON 2 SPACESHIPS Graves Gets SIU Job Back 220 North 7lh. Wanda Rampy , 308 Oakland. Roy Van Horn, 320 Broadway. Horace Wilson, Wayne City. Laura Sallcc, Route 7, Mt. Vrnon. Robert Karch, Jr., 326 Bell. Helena Boyd, 1006 South 13th. Patricia Modglin, 1113 Wes: cott. Mrs. Barbara Lappin and baby son, Rex Edmund, Walton- viHe. Brenda Lynch, Nason. Ivan Davies, Evergreen, Colo. James G. Collins, Jr., 625 South iUh. Elisha Oscar Dixon, 1106la South 10th. Bats sing lor their supper, the National Geographic Society says. Their squeaks hit food and ; echoback, helping them zero in BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Logan Bidwell of 323 South 2nd are the parents of a daughter- born at 2:04 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, in Good Samaritan Hospital. She weighed eight pounds and 13 SPRINGFIELD, 111., (AP) — Ger.e Graves, outgoing director of the Illinois Department of Business and Economic Dovolop- mert, announced today he is returning to the Southern Illinois University campus at Edwardsville to become assistant to President Delyte Morris. Graves, 40, has been director of the department since it's crea- "or in 1965. Prior to that he was executive director of the Illinois Board of Economic Development. During Graves' term, the de- pa! tment played a leading role in the selection of Weston, 111., as the site of the world's largest. The department also established the state's first overseas office in Brussels to promote export of Illinois products. Graves has been on leave from SIU s i n c e 1962. He formerly served as coordinator of the Department of Community Development at the Edwardsville campus. Although the northeastern United States contains only 6 per cent of the land and water area of the nation, it has 25 (Continued From Pajjc One) second launch, Moscow television began a videotaped report from the launch site, The announcer said television coverage would be "complicated" because of fog in the region. The three cosmonauts were shown walking up to the rocket, boarding the elevator alongside the steaming rocket, pausing at the entrance to the space capsule, high above the launching pad, and waving farewell. Among those on the ground was Boris Yegorov, member of a three-man mission in 1964. As the countdown proceeded, the television screen showed the support scaffolding being pulled back, leaving the enormous rocket standing alone. Then, with a tremendous roar and burst of four flaming exhaust jets, the rocket mode a gentle lift-off and rose slowly into the sky. The television camera followed its smoky trial until it almost passed out of view. Piclure Inside Capsule A telecast from inside the space capsule then showed two of the cosmonatus smiling and waving to the camera. The third was out of camera range. Soyuz 5 went into an orbit with a high point of 143 miles and a low of 125 miles, at an angle of 51.4 degrees to the equator. The angle was exactly the same as Shatalov's Soyuz 4, and the orbital dimensions were Named To Security Bank A well known Mt. Vernon industry manager has been elected to the board of directors of the Security Bank and Trust Company. Horry A. Wolter, 59, plant manager of the Mt. Vernon op orations of the Mode O'Day Co. was elected to the position of a director of the Bank at the annual stockholders meeting Tuesday afternoon. A native of Wisconsin, Wolter .studied at the University of Wisconsin and Marquette University. He commenced his career as a cost analyst and later plant mawigcr for the Luxlte Unger'to Hole Proof Hosiery Company. Subsequently, he assumed responsibilities as plant manager with the Relianofi Manufacturing Corporation in Kokomo, Indiana. In 1947 Wolter name to Mt. Vernon to assume duties as plant manager with what was the then Sherman Washwear Company and in 1955 retained his position when Mode O'Day purchased the company's operations. The Mt. Vornon plant is one .of nine such nationwide opera tions, engaged jn tbe proouction of women's ready to weiar dress* wear, The Mt. Vernon plant employs 125 persons. Headquarters of the company are in Burbank, California, Welter, the new bank director, is a past exalted ruler of the Elks Lodge, in Mt. Vernon, and is also a Past Grand Master of the Knight's of Columbus. Wolter, active in civic affairs, has also served as president of the Mt. Vernon chapter of the Toastmaster's Club. He has been active in Chamber of Commerce activities and several years ago headed up one of the most successful mem' bership drives for the local Chamber. The Mt. Vernon business leader has also served as the chairman of the Amei'lcan Red Cross Bloodmobile program, He, personally, is approaching the si,x gallon mark in terms of blood donations. Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Lenore) Wolter lives at 710 Pacey Avenue and are the parents of two children. A daughter, Marilyn, a grad uate of the Mt. Vernon township high sehool and St. Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana, is married to Dr. Thomas Lo- Bow of Monroe, Michigan. They are the parents of five children. While a genjor at the local high school, Marilyn won the WMIX Service Award in 3957. A son, Robert, is a graduate of Notre Dame at South Bend, Indiana, and earned his Master's Degree from Northwestern University at Evanston, Illinois. Currently, Robert serves as one of the national sales assistant managers of Sears and Roebuck in the main Chicago office, Wolter stated today that he was very optimistic concerning the future of Mt. Vernon. Noting that tbe future of the city was "unlimited," Mr. Wolter added, "I have always had faith in the city." He describes his personal business philosophy in »enns of the Biblical concept, "Do unto other as you would have them do unto you.** He says that this philosophy has helped him maintain a perspective in all of his business relationships through the years, He described his company as being one which has provided a sense of stable employment for Mt, Vernon through the years. The company's cui-rent Mt. Vernon payroll amounts to approximately half a million dollars, A golf enthusiast, Wolter admits, however, to having insufficient time to enjoy his favorite pastime. Fired By Dulles; Gets Job Back WASHINGTON (AP)—Given a new security clearance after i.l years, John Paton Davies Jr., 60, will be able to take an assignment as a consultant on a study being made for the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Davies was dismissed from the Foreign Service in the midst of a controversy during the i ! M» on U.S .-China policy. It's dismissal, by the late Secretary of State John Booster Du?les, was on the ground that, he had shown "lack of judgment." State Department officials •so'cl this ruling was based on reports which Davies sent from China during and after World War II, advising his superiors that Generalissimo Chiang Kai- Siiek would be unable to defeat tha Chinese Communist forces, and suggesting that alternatives to U.S. support of tho Chiang be considered. Davies underwent at least a half dozen loyalty investigations, and on each occasion was CKiarcd. Now a free lance writer here. Davies said, "Of course I am phased, mostly for my family and children." Memorials Honor King NEW YORK (AP)-School children, civic officials and elv.rch groups around the coun- nala to Dr. Martin Luther King try participate today in memorials to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on what would have been his 40th birthday, Public and parochial schools in New York will hold services, and classes are being suspended for the day in several suburban communities. Militant black leaders in New York end Waterbury, Conn., threatened a boy* cott of classes because authorities turned down requests the day be declared a holiday. Gov, Nelson A. Rockefeller issued a statement saluting the man who was slain last April 4 in Memphis, Tenn,, as "a fear- Uss and eloquent leader in the gieat, unfinished battle for the dignity and worth of the individual." An extensive program takes place in Atlanta, beginning with a morning service at Ebenezer Baptist church where King and his father shared the pulpit, Singer Harry , x Belafonte is to Ptegjde, A parade follows to the site of Martin Luther King Jr., Village near Atlanta Stadium to break! ground for the lowcost housing project, In the afternoon a wreath will be placed at his grave in South View Cemetery. YANKS RING VIET CONG STRONGHOLD (Continued From Page One) Gold Bullion Up In London I/3NDON (AP) — The price of gold Jumped 35 cents on the Loud free bullion market to an alltime peak today, apparently on uncertainty over the policy of President-elect Nixon and general distrust of paper money. The morning fixing set the price for the metal at $42.75 an ounce. This compared with Tuesday afternoon's fixing of $42.40. Dealers said there was a complete lack of sellers and strong demand. Turnover was virtually nil. New York Dock Strike Settled NEW YORK (API-Agreement on a three-year contract between striking dock workers and the New York Shipping Association was reached Tuesday. The move which was expected to set the pattern for agreement in other ports. Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports shut down by the strike that began Deo, 21, They hope to trap an estimated 800 North Vietnamese regulars and an unknown number of Viet Cong guerrillas. Closer to Saigon, the allies claimed killing 306 enemy in five engagements Tuesday east, west and 1 south of the capital. The sharpest action occurred near Tay Njnh, 48 miles northwest of Saigon, when enemy troops tried to ambush a U.S. supply convoy. Armored personnel carriers, helicopter gunships and jet fighters repelled the attackers in a seven-hour battle, killing 122, U-S, losses were seven killed, 10 wounded and two trucks damaged. Mekong Action Another 169 enemy were reported killed by U.S. and South Vietnamese troops, supported by American air power, in three fights in the Mekong Delta, ranging from 54 miles southwest to 72 miles west of Saigon. Allied casualties were five Americans and one South Vietnamese trooper wounded, Paratroopers of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division killed another 15 enemy in a clash 100 miles east of Saigon, at a cost of three wounded. The U.S. 9th Infantry Division headquarters at Dong Tarn, 45 miles southwest of Saigon, took another 15 mortar rounds early this morning—its third shelling in five nights. U.S. headquarters said no Americans were killed, but some were wounded, Tentatively Pick Four On Sirhan Jury LOS ANGEL.ES (AP) - Prospective jurors in the Sirhan Bishara Sirhan murdor trial are being asked, in greatest detail about their attitude toward psychiatry, their views on the death penalty, and. the effect of pretrial publicity on their opinions. Defense of the 24-yonr-old Jordanian accused of killing Sen. Robert F. Kennedy is expected to feature a sophisticated, legalistic tactic which admits Sirhan fired the fatal bullet, Exhaustive and 1 repetitious probing by both defense and prosecution has centered on questions designed to show how the prospective jurors .would react to sucfri a defense, Four jurors, all women, were tentatively seated by the close of Tuesday's session. Both sides hope to begin testimony within a month. Sirhan watched tho proceedings intently and was quoted by one of hisj. attorneys as saying, "I am satisfied 1 with the way things are going." Prospective jurors are being asked if they can set aside their revulsion to the crime Itself and deliberate instead on Sirhan's state of mincl at the moment he pulled the trigger. They are also being asked if they can forget the victim's work] renown. "The trial," Prosecutor David N, Fjtts reminds jurors, "is nothing more or less than a murder trial - " Chief Defense counsel Grant Cooper tells jurors the prosecution "may, and probably will, ask for the cleath penalty." But the defense contention of "diminished responsibility," should the argument be successful, would reduce the degree of the crime on grounds Sirhan was incapable of premeditation. The concept, rarely known outside California-and rarely used here—holds a person may be sane at the time of a crime but not responsible for his behavior. Should the defense convince the jury of this, after a trial expected to extend into spring, it could lower the charge to manslaughter, This would mean Sirhan would escape the gas chamber or life imprisonment. However, the prosecution will attempt to introduce, against anticipated defense objections, a diary kept; toy Sirhan which reputedly mar*I?ed the Ne^Ofork senator for assassinni he Nej^Tork CHESTER. LEWIS CLEANS OUT HIS DESK AT CITY HALL (Continued TFrom Page One) citizens and organizations to get him to change his mind, "I have never felt as humble in my life," Lewis said today as he recalled the many people who contacted him and asked him to stay on as city manager. "I didn't even know some of the people who called me to tell me they thought I had done a good job for Mt. Vernon." Lewis was firm in insisting that he had. irrevocably made up his mind to leave as city manager. "I appreciated the efforts of friends but I know there is no such thing as an indispensable man," Lewis said. "I know that, with a new city manager, Mt. Vernon will continue to grow and to prosper." Lewis paid a parting tribute to Kenneth Setzekorn, the man who will succeed him tomorrow as acting city manager. "Kenny has a good, solid knowledge of Mt, Vernon and, as a fine engineer, will do a good job," Lewis said. "I will always be available if Kenny ever needs any advice or help from me." The council has appointed Setzekorn to become acting city manager tomorrow and 1 to serve until a new manager is appointed. Circuit Court Fines assessed in circuit court included: Joseph BeWen, Peoria, $15 on charge of speeding; Charlie Hughes, Chicago, $10 on charge of speeding; M i c hael Mitchell, Homewood, $10 on o'ltrge of speeding; Ramona B. Patrick, Mattoon, $11 on charge of speeding . Mt. V. Company Named In Wage Injunction Suit EAST ST. LOUIS—The U. S. Dcpt, of Labor has filed a wage- hour Injunction suit against a Mt. Vernon lumber company. The U. S, District court jn East St. Louis has been asked to issue an order permanently enjoining Thomag P. V^liarn D., and William T. Edmj^ doing business as the East Side Lumber Co,, 408 Main St„ Mr. Vernon, from alleged violations of the federal wage and hour law. The court was also asked to restrain the partners from alleged withholding of payment for overtime wages. The Department of Labor estimated $3,874 is owed to 11 employes. The complaint alleges that the defendants failed to pay proper overtime and failed to maintain adequate and accurate records of hours worked. Thieves Loot Road-Runner The S&W Motor Co., 1101 Salem Road, Tuesday reported to Mt. Vernon Police the theft of a distributor housing, two tires and two wheels from a 1969 Plymouth Road- Runner. The theft was believed to have occurred between Saturday and Monday. Fire Chief In Hospital Mt, Vernon Fire Chief Sydney Burrjette was admitted to the Good Samaritan Hsopital Tuesday night. Mr. Burnette is believed to be suffering from kidney stones. He is expected to return to. his duties soon. Report Theft At Local Home Charles Hertenstein reported to Mt. Vernon police today that someone had broken into his mother's house at 1105 Salem Road sometime between Sunday and Tuesday. Hertenstein told police a lady's compaet containing money was missing. Police said the thief broke"a window in the back door to gain entry. CORRECTION The December 30 issueijjfc'the Register-News incorrectlyf stated that Carolyn Hargreaves' was fined $10 on a charge of driving while her license was suspended. The charge was amended to driv« ing with only one license plate. ARCHITECTS EMPLOYED YESTERDAY (Continued From Page One) the coming year, Ml of Security Bank's personnel were reappointed to the following positions: Ula Dare, Betty Laur and Barbara Smith, secretaries ; Faye R i g h tnowar, head teller; Judy Johnson, Joe Shields, Ailene Arnold, Mary Kauffman, Phyllis Graham, Mary Douthit, Helen Tate and Jeanette Metje, tellers; Juanita Turner, general clerk; Shirley Capps, bookkeeping supervisor, Carolyn Irvin, proof operator, Mae Campbell, Lovetta Jay, Judith Karch, Pat Levall and Joan Fields, bookkeepers and Judy Dale, student trainee, Frank El- llngsworth, maintenance. President Powers stated that he expected the economy in 1969 to be great due to the stepped- up building of the interstate highways, the completion of Rend Lake, the beginning of the building of Rend Lake College and the improved airport. Some $4 million worth of $10,000 bills wer« in circulation ATTENTION EAGLES DISTRICT MEETING Sunday, January 19 Club Opens At 12:00 Noon Ladies Meeting At 2:00 P.M. Men's Meeting At 3:00 P.M. Supper At 4:30 P.M. Dance 6:00 P.M. Til 9:00 PM. Muiie by THE SUNDOWNERS Club will close promptly At 10:00 P.M. NO CHILDREN PLEASE' I!! BILL SAYS: Lincoln Continental $1795 It's an attractive 64 sedan with styling that still J»ksJ up to date In 69 comjfoly. It's am extra nice, lSoMily owned car, equipped with genuine leather upholstery, full power assists and air conditioning. Pick up tho keys today for an approval drive. Bi!l Kniffen W-G MOTOR? Call 842 6420 "The Used C«r Leartar" Volume—Qnnlttv—Prlo*

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