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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 16, 1969
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2—A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY. JANUARY 18, 19^9 DEATHS Edgar Burks Dies At Age 91; Funeral Friday Edgar Burks, 91, of 1700 Franklin, died at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was manager of the Woolcott Milling Company at Eldorado until 1935. He was employed at the Methodist Childrens Home in Mt. Vernon for ten years and was custodian at the Faith Lutheran church. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Myers Chapel, with the Rev. Donald Kirst officiating. Burial will be in Lindale Memorial Gardens in Eldorado. Mr. Burks was born September 10, 1877, in Kentucky. In 1926, he was married to Jennie Webb, who died in 1968. Survivors include two sons, James Burks of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Marion E. Burks of Evanston, 111.; two step-daughters, Mrs. Irving Brink of Danver, Colo., and Mrs. William Murphy of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren and 12 great­ grandchildren. Mr. Burks was a member of the Faith Lutheran church. W. Ray Gordon, Former Car Co. Official, Dies W. Ray Gordon, 77, of Berwick, Pa., a former resident of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:50 p.m. , Wednesday in that city. He was employed by Mt. Vernon Car Manufacturing Company for 30 years as assistant superintendent. In 1938 he went to Berwick, Pa., as supervisor of production and cost and union arbitrator for American Car and 1 Foundry Company. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Richard Mayo Funeral Home in Berwick, Pa. Burial will be in Pine Grove cemetery in Berwick. The body will lie in state at the Richard Mayo. Funeral Home in Berwick, where friends may call between the hours of 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Friday. Mr. Gordon was born October 2, 1891, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Gordon. In 1912, in McLeansbpro, he was married to Ortus Marie Rose, who died in 1953. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. May Rose Sybert of Berwick, Pa.; one son, Ray D. Gordon of Mt Vernon; three grandchildren and seven great­ grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Stella Mabry of Mt Vernon; and several nieces and nephews of Mt Vernon, Chester and Wayne City. He attended Logan Street Baptist church. Jesse Edmondson Of Wayne City Dies At Age 78 Jesse Thomas Edmondson, 78, of Wayne City, died at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was a retired mechanic. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City, with the Rev. Weith- ington officiating. Burial will be in the Thomason cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City, where friends may call after 5:30 p.m. today. Mr. Edmondson was born August 11, 1890, in Orwell, HI., the son of Thomas and Amanda (Nelson) Edmonson. On May 25, 1913, he was married to Inez Traylor, who survives. Survivors include one son, Loren Edmondson of Albuquerque, N.M.; two daughters, Mrs. Lorene Cotton of Chicago and Mrs. Geraldine Mathers of Momence, 111.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Hospital Notes iettmon Memorial Admitted: Richard Led Adams, Route 1, Mt. Vernon. Henry I. Richards, Box 184, Mt. Vernon. William Robert Kennedy, Wayne City. No Discharges: Good Samaritan Admitted: Robert Lee Dread, 1523 South 9th. Gladys Roberson, 913 South 23rd. Ethel Glass, Ina. Carlos Parker, Centralia. Clifford Fields, Sr., 226 North 4th. LaRue Pate, 2113 Herbert Oscar E. Riley, Dbc. Eva Tedford, McLeansboro, .J B. Tate, 1008 south 21st Robert L. Arty, Carbondale. Okel Miley, Box 112, Mt Vernon. Discharged: Mrs. Dorothy Heil and daughter, Donna Marie, Dahlgren. Feme Prince, McLeansboro, Owen Williams, Bluford. Kevin Green, 1309 Cherry. Lou McNeill, 608 South 16th. Rev. Sebern Phelps, 609 South 19th. Dora Mendenhall, Bonnie. TWO MOVE FROM 1 SHIP TO ANOTHER (Continued From Page One) Clyde Morris Dies At Age 81 Clyde Morris, 81, of Route 1, Mt. Vernon, died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body has been taken to Myers Chapel. Mr. Morris was born April 19, 1887, in Hamilton county, the son of Thomas and Anna (Barron) Morris. > Survivors include one brother, Mike Morris of Tinley Park, 111., and two sisters, Mrs. >.rline Grant of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Vivian Morton of Casper, Wyo. He was preceded in death by one sister and one brother. Roy A. Wieland Dies Suddenly Roy A. Wieland of St Louis, -Mo., died suddenly Wednesday at his home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at the Fenoler Funeral Home at 7420 Michigan Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. He is survived by his wife. Alma Euterpe KBrons, the daughter of the Late Ben L; and Ruby Hirons of Mt, Vernon end one son, Bennie Wielftnd, -»t home. wei-e pressurized again. In the Soyuz mission, the Soviet Union performed the world"g first docking maneuver of two manned Bpace ships. It also marked the Soviet Union's first manned docking of any kind. First Space Station Tass referred to the linkup as "the world's first experimental space station." It was not immediately clear whether the crew capsules of the ships would be detached for re-entry, leaving the working quarters in orbit. The Soyuz design is known to include this capability. After the linkup earlier today a Moscow radio announcer declared the docking "guarantees the fulfillment of a great complex of experiments." There also was no confirmation in Moscow that the Soviet Union might have launched a third spaceship this morning. The Bochum observatory in West Germany reported intercepting radio signals indicating a new lauching. Cosomonaut Vladimir Shata- k>v, hurled into space two days ago aboard Soyuz 4, took over manual controls to guide his ship into Soyuz 5 after ground controls had brought them close together in orbit, Tass said. So> yuz 5, with three men aboard, was launched Wednesday. The two ships docked over the! territory of the Soviet Union, Tass said, after making an approach to within 100 yards, controlled by radio signals from the ground "After the docking, there was a mutual mechanical coupling of the ships," Tass went on, "and they were rigidly tightened up and their electrical circuits were connected." The docking occurred at 3:20 a.m. EST, and was announced about an hour later. "The flight of the experimental station continues," Radio Moscow said. "All cosmonauts are feeling excellent." Moscow television, continuing its close coverage of the Soyuz mission, showed a delayecl videotape broadcast of the approach and docking. Soyuz 5 could be seen slowly getting closer to the two cameras mounted outside Soyuz 4. body," a voice from the ground said as the two ships locked! together. One of the ships then said to the other: "We've been hunting for you for a long time." Soyuz 5, as seen on the television screen, resembled a mechanical bird. Its extended solar energy collectors looked like wings. Vladimir Shatalov, alone in Soyuz 4 which went into orbit Tuesday, used manual controls to search out and couple with Soyuz 5, which was launched 24 hours later. Tass said the linked-up complex now provides "comfortable working and resting conditions." The two ships are connected by a telephone circuit. After the docking, Soyuz 5 commander Boris Volynov maneuvered the entire complex manually "for further fulfillment of the program," Tass said. The Soyuz mission thus achieved the world's first docking of two manned spaceships. The U. S. Gemini program achieved linkups with a manned and an unmanned! ship. It also was the first time the Soviet Union had achieved manual docking something the Unit* ed States has already done. The Arra previous Soviet dockings were automatic, by unmanned spaceships. Tass made no mention of the roles played by Alexei Yelisey- ev and Yeygeny Khrunov, the other cosmonauts aboard Soyuz 5. Morkets Mt. Vernon Hog Market Until 12:30 p.m. today the market was up 25c. The top was 19.75 and 20.00 for 300 to 220 15). meat type hogs. The too was 19.50 for 220 to 230 lb. meat type hogs. Sows were 12.50 and 15.50. 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 1.24: Soybeans 2.51. Corn 1.12. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. <AP) — Estimates for Friday: Cattle 200, calves 50; hogs 5,000; sheep 50. Hogs 5,000; barrows and gilts 50-75 higher; 1-3 200-250 lb 20.5021.00; 2-4 240-280 lb. 19-20.50; sows steady to 25 higher; 1-3 300-500 lb 15.50-17.00; 2-3 500-600 lb. 15.00-15.50; boars 13.00-14.50. Cattle 700; calves 100; not enough steers or heifers to test trend; good and low choice steers 27.00; good and choice heifers 22.50-26.75; utility cows 15.50 - 17.00; bulls 20.50-22.50; good to choice vealers 30.0040.00; slaughter calves 17.0024.00. Sheep 100; steady; choice and prime wooled slaughter lambs 26.00-27.00; good and choice ewes 6.00-8.00. Chicago Produce CHICAGO <AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange - Butter market uneven; 93 score AA 66; 92 A 66; 90 B 63%; 89 C 60%; Cars 90 B 64; 89 C G2Ya. Eggs steady; large whites 48; medium whites 46; standards 41; checks 24y 2 . Chicago Grain CHICAGO (A P)- Wheat basis today was unchanged, no sales reported. No 2 yellow hard wheat was quoted at 1.44% nominal, No. 2 soft red wheat quoted at 1.38% nominal. Com basis was unchanged. No 2 yellow corn quoted at 1.19 nominal, No 3 yellow traded at 1.1654, No 4 yellow traded at 1.06%. Oats basis was unchanged, no trades reported, No. 2 extra heavy white oats quoted ot 74% nominal. Soybean basis was unchanged, no trades reported. No 1 yellow soybeans were quoted at 2.63% nominal. Soybean oil was quoted at 8.80 nominal. PLAN BIG ' KITCHEN AT BUFORD (Continued From Page One) Wall Street NEW YOR K (AP) — The Stock market advanced vigorously Thursday in what brokers said was reaction to progress in getting the Vietnam peace talks under way in Paris. At noon the Dow Jones average of 30 industrials was ahead 7.46 at 939.21. The Associated Press 60-stock average at noon had gained 2.7 to 352.4, with industrials up 3.5, rails up 1.9, and utilities up 0.9. Trading was active and at one point the New York Stock Exchange ticker tape lagged briefly in reporting floor transactions. Advances of individual stocks topped declined by a wide margin on the New York exchange. Many big blocks were traded, including 23,000 shares of American Telephone, unchanged at 54; 30,000 shares of Benguet, up % at 13%; and 25,000 shares of United Aircraft, up 2 at 68. Sinclair slumped 17% to 100 on a block of 55,000 shares in a delayed opening. Atlantic Richfield lost % to 106%. The proposed merger of these two big oil companies was challenged in court Wednesday by the Justice Department. v Trading in Oenguet, a Philippine gold-mining and construction company, was halted onithe New York exchange because of an influx of orders. The last trade was 13%, up 1. Benguet lost 2% Wednesday. General Development fell VA to 28 on a block of 130,000 shares. Trading in Shoe Corp. was pears at least four years away. Remodeling Costs High Alford told board members that he had checked into costs of remodeling the Franklin School kitchen in order to bring it up to a capacity to serve as a central kitchen and found the cost to be about the same at a new full service kitchen would cost at the Bluford School — about 512,000. "The reason for the large cost at Franklin School is that not only is different equipment necessary, but electric, water and Creinage facilities need to be added and relocated," said Al- iord. In aition to the remodeling costs at Franklin another $5,000 would be necessary to purchase a panel truck modified for the transportation of food, purchase of the heating unit steam tables, and the prevision for some method of getting the equipment on and off the truck. "I think we all thought that food could be prepared a Franklin School at a smaller cost than the $12,000 said Board President Don Musick. ' It now appears to me tha* we should complete the larger kitchen at the Buford School," said board member J. Russell Stewart. Mo Central Kitchen at Buford The large .kitchen at the Buford School would not serve as a central kitchen for providing hot meals for other schools. Board members presently have in mind constructing a se­ ns rate central kitchen outside the walls of any school — pro- bahly within the next four years Alford was given approval by tlie board to begin discussions with architects and other persons to determine the costs of erecting a central kitchen. He will also visit several other school districts presently using the satellite feeding program. Dree, Reduced Rate Lunches State guidelines prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction covering the determination of the eligiblity of children for the free or reduced price hot lunch program were also discussed at Wednesday night's board meeting. Children from families whose income level has qualified them for public assistance such as .Aid to Dependent Children, General Assistance, etc. will be eligible for reduced rate lunches. "We're not going to have children whose parents are on aid free lunches,"' said Alford. "Money in each welfare check is supposed to go for a child's lunch at school," said Alford. "If we were to give the lunches away to these children, we would be providing for the same thing as the state public assistance," he said. The state has also prescribed an income scale in determining the eligibility of children for free or reduced price meals. For example, a person with nine children in a family and a take- home pay of $451 or less, would be eligible for a free or reduced rate lunch. Qualifications Fop Free Lunch "The only people qualified for a free lunch in our thinking is somone not on aid who falls below the schedule of income," said Alford. "Say a fellow works at one of the factories and gets laid off and isn't bringing in enough money to buy a lunch for his child at school — his child would be eligible for the free lunch," said the superintendent. The free or reduced rate lunch program will begin during the next school year. In other action at the board meeting, board members discussed the possibilities of installing traffic signals lights at the corner of 18th and Broadway near Casey Jr. High and at the corner of 34th and Broadway near the Buford School. , Alford read a letter from Edward R. Greifzu, District Engineer of Traffic indicating that signal lights could not be installed unless minimum traffic warrants are met. Upon request for the installation in, the form of a" resolution from the city of Mt Vernon, the highway department indicated that it would make a study to determine if the intersection at Broadway and 18th Judge's Diltmmo Sirhan Juror Would Never Vote Death LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Judge in the Sirhan Bishara Sirhan murder trial faces a legal dilemma over the seating of a prospective juror who opposes the death penalty under any circumstances. The prosecution is challenging the seating of Alvina Alvidrez, who told the court Wednesday she could judge the guilt or innocence of Sirhan—the 24-year- old Jordanian charged with slaying Sen. Robert . Kennedy —but could not return 'a death penalty verdict "for any crime under any circumstances." Recent U.S. Superme Court decisions have reversed murder convictions because persons opposed to the death penalty were excluded from the jury. Judge Herbert W. Walker is expected to rule on the matter today. If he does rule that Mrs Alvidrez could be a prospective juror, the prosecution could force her removal later under one of its its peremptory chal lenges. Mrs. Alvidrez' testimony and the legal fireworks that followed highlighted the sixth day of the trial, which also included a good-natured outburst from Sir han. Three male prospective jurors were tentatively seated Wedne& day joining the four women chosen earlier. Mrs. Alvidrez, an employe of a hardware firm, was the first of 21 prospective jurors to say she had conscientious objections to the death penalty. HHH Filibuster Ruling Rejected WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate refused Thursday, 53 to 45, to sustain a precent-shat- tering ruling by Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey that a simple majority could cut off debate in a session-opening battle over the anti-filibuster rule. Five Deaths On Icy Roads 151 YANK WAR DEAD IN 1 WEEK (Continued From Page One) Shatalov used manual controls during his 32nd revolution to alter his orbit, givlrit it a nJore oblong shape. It wus his !#cond manual change or orbit, he first having come during his fourth orbit Tuesday, change pending a corporate announcement. Subsequently directors proposed a 2 -for-l stock split. It reopened at 47, up V». Burroughs rose more than 4 points after the company announced a 2 for 1 stock split and an increase in the cash dividend. Western Union and American Telephone advanced fractionally after .Western Union had Greifzu's letter said traffic signals at Broadway and 34th Street were not incorporated into the plans for the proposed reconstruction at this location .because the current traffic volumes do not meet the necessary warrants for the signals. "I think it's terrible that the highway department will approve lights for a shopping center, but not for schools," said Musick. "I guess the.only thing we can do is comply with their request that we obtain a resolution from the city in order to get the traffic survey done," said the Board President. Also at Wednesday's meeting, the board voted to employ Jeanne Raglin as a secretary for Hayden Cooper, Special Education director. The next board meeting is scheduled for February 13. personnel carriers on an offensive sweep. 151 Battle Dead Tiic rising • scale of military operations was reflected in the U. S. Command weekly casualty report: 151 U. S. battle dead in the week ending Jan. 11, compared with 101 in the previous week. The U.S. death toll in the war rose to 30,796, approaching the Korean War high mark of 33,629. The number of U. S. wounded in the war rose to 194,234, with 548 wounded and hospitalized and 850 wounded but returned to duty last week. Another 1,251 Americans are liste missing, captured or interned. South Vietnamese troop losses last week were 183 dead and 822 wounded as compared to 150 kilied and 602 wounded a week earlier. The U. S. Command figures put total enemy losses since the war began at 434,048, with 2,102 killed last week compared to 2,056 the previous week. . In another wave of activity, the enemy during the night shelled two provincial capitals, a government training center, a military subsector and two el- lied battlefields. Six Americans were wounded when ten 100- pound rockets slammed into the Pleiku City airfield, destroying two gasoline storage tanks. The biggest current operation is the cordon being closed around the Batangan Peninsula by an 8,200-man allied force trying to wrest control of the. area from the Viet Cong, who use it as a supply point. First Methodist To Honor W. Krekel Owen •o- —o- -0- The congregation and choirs f .^~xgym of First United Methodic , . church will honoar W. Krekel Owen as they gather on Sunday ' at 7:00 p.m. in -the sanctuary to celebrate his sixty years In the church choir. MR. AND MB^S. OWEN I*resent and fonrner choir § members, dlrectoar-s and orga- § nists are invited -*© return for * ! "An Evening of ^dPusic," which wiH feature Mr. O^ven's favorite hymns and anthems. 'A massed choixr, under the direction of W. £3C- Beckmeyer the church's director- organist, will sing Handel's "The Hallelujah Chorus," accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Harold Bussong', daughter of 3VTr. and Mrs. Owen. Dale Carpenter, a member of the chofr wiio has sung' with Mr. Owen for many years, will present him verifh a special citation to express the thanks of the congregation. The program wilX be preceded by a family dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the church dinirxg: room, The hostesses will be -*±ie ladles of the Wesleyan Service Guild, The evening program is part of the church's observance of 'Heritage Sunday." The pastor's sermon in t*ie morning worship will be "On Being In Debt." The public is invited to share in all the activities of. the day. Grant Divorce In Court Here By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Occasional rain fell across Illinois . today as temperature climbed above the freezing mark in sharp contrast with freezing rain, sleet and snow that pelted the central and northern sections of the state Wednesday. Icy roads were blamed for five Illinois deaths. The northwest corner of the state was still feeling the effects of Wednesday's ice storm today as some 80 rural schools closed because of dangerous road conditions. Some 40 cars were stalled in a one-mile stretch on an icy rural road east of Rockford this morning. Severe flooding was reported in some Rockford streets as rising temperatures melted ice and snow leaving 2 to 3 feet of water in the streets. The rain was expected to continue through Friday, possibly mixed with snow in the north. The unseasonably mild temperatures in the upper 40s and 50s were expected to continue through Friday in Southern Illinois, but farther north colder readings in the lower 30s and upper 20s were forecast The Illinois Division of Highways said all state highways and interstate routes north of a line from Rock Island to Kankakee have frequent patches of ice while roads in the rest of the state Were near normal but wet. Midmorning temperatures ranged from 34 at Joliet to 43 at Cairo at the extreme southern tip of the state. Other readings were Springfield and Chicago 37, and Rockford and Peoria 35. Five persons were killed . in i n ^k^ i /CTC Rl SVjfcv accidents today and Wednesday IKW .IVC 15 BLEV^f on icy Illinois highways. Two men were killed this morning in Peoria when their car crashed on Interstate 75. Fatally injured were Gerald 1 Coleman and a passenger in his car, Garry Ruhack, both 21. Frederick Littlejohn of East Peoria was fatally injured today when his auto struck a utility pole off Illinois 24 near Eureka. divorce, Jerry Lee Billiard Pearl, Eteabevth Bullard, granted during a session of circuit court her-<e yesterday. A vs. was Valuable "Tools Stolen In County Glenn Riddle, Route 2,. Mt. Vernon, reported to Hie sheriff's office ysterday tha--fc a tool box and valuable tools have been stolen from him. County officers said a large number of tools wGre stolon. SURVEY TEAM PROPOSES COUNTY UNIT DISTRICT (Continued From Page One) Circuit Court Fines assessed in circuit court included: David Ray Sledge, 524 north 17th, $20 oh intoxication charge; Ivan T. Dubois, 1106% south Tenth, $10 on intoxication charge; Billy B. Taylor, Route 2, Murphysboro, $10 on charge of driving wrong way on a one way street; Larry N. Osborn, Nason, $10 on charge of no red tail lights on vehicle; Dennis A. Little, 1105 Douglas, $10 on charge of driving too fast for conditions, $10 on curfew violation charge, and $10 on charge of failure to have a valid driver's license. a few exceptions to become a single district and the Mt. Vernon high school to become the county high school," says the report. The'report says that the unit district would have the advantage of providing for a continuous program for grades kindergarten through 12 and would make possible the sharing of certain kinds of services among existing elementary schools and' between the elementary and the high school. The result would be a more effective kind of program throughout than is cur- •ntly being provided. According to the survey, all of the high schools in the county with the exception of Mt. Vernon High are much too .small to make a full program of offerings possible. There is some difference of opinion as to what the minimum desirable size of a high school should be. How-, ever, most students of the problem agree that a high school with fewer than 600 pupils cannot expect to become an adequate one at a reasonable cost. None of the high schools outside if Mt. Vernon even approaches that number, and there are no trends in population that the survey team could! detect tht would suggest that this minimum is likely to be reached Hn the future. UP Ol^l DECK (Continued From JF»age One) were still under treatment, four in serious condition. ' Another nine were flown to a special burns teratment center at Brooke Army Hospital in Texas, An air-sea search for a missing crewmen was called Off at sunset Wednesday. Gutted aircraft and debris littered the carrier's flight deck, but Cmdr. Sarmael B. Lancaster, public affairs officer of the Enterprise, said a cleanup would be completed "m a couple more days." The fire swept about 250 feet of the aft flight deck, destroying 15 planes loaded writh and rockets, Nuclear Reactors Uimtouclicd The vessel's propulsion i tem, . which has' eig±xt nuclear reactors, was untouciaed The blaze followed a. seles of at least 10 explosions which ripped gaping holes ir* the flight deck. One left a gajsh 26 feet long: and 24 feet wide>„ penetrating into three lower cL<ecks. Most of the dead, were members of crews preparing a launch of planes, But the Navy said not one pilot was killed, In Tripler Army Hospital, AViation Or&fnancemax-i 2C Ronald N- Duden, 21, of St. Paul, Minn., said that aftexr the first explosion he helped, a pilot Out of an A7 Corsair. "I helped him to the . catwalk, then picked up a fog foam hose to start fighting the fixre and got knocked down several times by the explosions," Duder* said, Duden said he tried *<> move a "steaming Corsair loaded with rockets aimed down "the flight deck, but it got too hot and we couldn't hold it, Rockets Blow Up "When it went, most of the rockets blew up wrmere they were, but a couple werart through the island. There were 500, 750 and'l.OOO pound bombs? on those planes." agreed to buy American Telephone's teletypewriter exchange system. Prices advanced on the American Stock Exchange. Technicolor opened on a block of 40,000 shares at 27%, off 4Y 3 . NEW YORK (AP) - Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 939.21 up 7.4S 20 Rails t 266.40 up 2.85 15 Utile 134.81 up 1,1? 65 Stocks 337.07 70 3.05 EXPERIENCE Combined with a sincere desire to help Pulley Funeral Home 1314 Main St. - Phone 242-3348 CHARLES E. HUGHEY, Funeral Director \ Passengers Removed From Stuck Liner MIAMI (AP) — The 471 passengers ' aboard the British cruise ship . Carmanla', which has been stuck on a Bahamian sandbar since Sunday, were being transferred loday to another vessel as tugs inched the big ship off 'the .reef, ' The Atlantic Cruise Lines ship Flavin reached trie scene off the island of San Salvador this morning and was taking the passengers, baggage and 200 Cp.rn?enia crewmen aboard. Cunard Lines, operator of the Carmania, said the passengers would be brought Miami and cash refunds made on arrival Friday morning. ; The lino' said 105 of the passengers had signed up for another cruise, a six-day voyage on the Franconia leaving Port Eve'rg-ledes, Fla,, .Saturday. Staff Capt. Foster Jackson vessel moved about 60 feet Wednesday under the combined pull of three'rescue tugs. All attempts to get the ship off the reef will be made following removal of the passengers, Once she is free, the'Carma­ nia will be sailed to Newport News, Va, for inspection, Cunard said. Earlier, it had planned to take the ship to Nassau. The Flavia, which shuttles between Nassau and Miami, cut short a. trip to the Bahamian capital to steam ito San Salvador and pick up the Oarmania's pos sengers. JAMES GRESHAM NAMED HEART DRIVE CHAIRMAN (Continued From Page One) Association. Gresham also announced that many types of /programs, including films, speakers and work-shops are available for club, church ,school and all other organizations, and urges that such groups should plan now to include a program of this type for your February meeting. If interested in such a program, contact, Mrs, Judith Myers, No. 7. Lincoln Drive, Mt. Vernon, Phone 242-4515. Since coming to Mt. Vernon in August, 1968, Gresham has been active in Chamber of Commerce affairs, Kiwanis and United Fund .'Drive. 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