Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 16, 1969 · Page 8
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 8

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 16, 1969
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s— A: THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 1969 SIU Gives Recognition ^ — Famous; Southern Illinoisans — -o- -o- -0- Kv l'KTK KHOWV WlKMl People t,'f 't to be 'Km years old they can look I'onvard 1o the arrival of reporter who will ask, brightly, "To what do you attribute your long life?" The answer might be lobrireo, whisky, wild women. ihe absence of all three, water fluoridation or biscuits and cream gravy every morning. When institutions reach lhat auo, the quesliod is not "How did you gel ihere?" but "How have you done?" As Southern Illinois University approaches ils Centennial year, stoek-liiking may lend in first: instances foward the obvious: Ihe growth. Hie sheer numbers of persons nHeeled in some way by the school's presence and influence. It all seems !o have happened after 1917, when P-1U acquired lhat forma] stains: after u was pemiilled to shed those knickc is with Ihe label, "Normal," sewn outside for a lull sin! of clothes jnarl\( d "l'ni\ ersily.'' < trie way in assess a 1 'nivei shy's pei'l'orinaii'.-e, h<n\e\er. is by the performance of its graduates and forme,- suidenls. Vi 'hde Sll' was devoted almost exclusi\ ely to die education of future leachci's dnrine, most of its firs I 7") years, it is instructive (o see how sonic of I huso pro-University era yraduales have done. A list of Ihe school's Alumni Awards for Professional Achievement is a list wilh only two exceptions of those who adended SIU when it had an "N" in it. What thai siiys, of course, is Dial Ihe newer generations of haven't yet had time 1o each their names on the roll of distinction. R11I some of i'ne old "Normal" school crowd didn't do badly. Herewith — for the Centennial questioner - some examples, listed by their hometowns or native turf: CARBONDALPJ -Dr. Kugeno Bricker, ex '30, plastic surgeon and clinical surgery faculty member ill the Washington University School of Medicine . . . Robert Lewis Taylor, ex ".'>'.'>, novelisl, winner of the 1959 Pulitzer Price for "The Travels of Jamie McPheeters" . . . Ralph Thompson, 34. research m;in- .•iLjer for Nalco Chemical Co.. former •research coordinator air Universal Oil Products. ("KNTRALJ A .Jud;,'c f'red L. Wham, ex '05. (deceased!, longtime U.S. District Court Judge and later federal •court judge HiroiiKhoiil Ihe U.S. C1IRISTOPMKR Kred Banes. '•ID, corporate pl.-mivr lor Esso's f-in.jiiy Chemical Co. in New York and research chemist with over (i() patents 1 O his credit. DONGOLA /. Lester Bnforii, 'li-l-'2S, former president of the .National Kducalion Association. ELK PRAIRIE (near Ml. Vernon 1 - Lemon Wells, '26. '27, pioneer researcher in fetid endocrinology, professor ef anatomy ;d, the University of Minnesota, former Guggenheim, -o- -o- -o- Carnegie and -Fulbright award winner. GOLCONDA—Lt. Gen. John Reed Hodge, ex '14 (deceased), comrhiinder of U.S. Forces in Korea, 1945-18. and Chief of Army Field Forces after that. JI ERR IN- Rev '33, president oT (Calif.) Baptist inary and forme Baptist schools ardson. '40, inv 'scientific: ;ind ments, includint meter, now prof ogv at SIU. . Harold Graves, the Golden Gate Theological Sem- r trusfee of two . . Alfred Richen*or r A' various medical instru- Ihe blood^flow essor of physiol- HOOPE'STON -Charles PraIt, '41. chairman of Ihe board of the Sludebaker Corp. and vice president of its parent: firm, Stude- bakor-Worf hinglon. JOHNSTON CITY—Arthur IT. Doerr, '47, clean of the University of Oklahoma Graduate SchcKil. former Fulbright pro- lessor ill the University of Philip; lines. INDIANAPOLIS. IND, --Rich- iii'd Arnold, '34, former president of the Mead Johnson and Co. Research Center, now research consultant to Mead Johnson and chairman of the chemistry department at SIU. KELL - Bennett Alvis, OS, noted opthalmologist: and emeritus faculty member at Washing- Ion University, St. Lcuis. MARION- -Fred ' Ray ~agle. '37 (deceased), former vice president of Tulane University and graduate faculty chairman :n zoology there. McLEANSBORO -- Sylvan Greenlee, '35, inventor of epoxy resinsi/'.a $100,000,000 yearly marketf-and; vice president and research director for Guardsman Chemical Coatings, Inc. MT. VERNON—Dr. Percival Bailey, '12, world-famed, pioneer brain surgeon and emeritus professor of neurological surgery at the University of Illinois . Charles Sattgast, '21 (deceased], former president of Minnesota State Teachers College. SALEM-Curtis W. Smith, '40. cited by Pres. Truman for his developmental work on penicillin during World War II, now research and development manager for Shell's Industrial.Chem­ icals Division. SPRINGFIELD ----- Richard G. Browne, '19, former acting president of Western Illinois University and executive secretary of Ihe Illinois Board of Higher Education. UNION COUNTY—Robert R. Hamilton. '22, bom in a log cabin, is retired dean of the University of Wyoming's College of Law and became director of bar admissions for the state of Minnesota. VIENNA—Earl Y. Smith, "21. '23, pioneer in the poultry industry, retired Cornell University faculty member and developer of the well-known Empire White turkey. Confirm Ten gilvie Aides SPRINGFIELD. III. (APi -' Confirmation of Ricnard J->. Oi-- llvie as governor and 10 of his 1op appointees Iw.s been mad<" by the Illinois Senate. Meeting in its linal session of the week Tuesday, the Senate confirmed: John W. Lewis ,Jr. of '.Marshall.' director of agriculture- Raymond C. Dickerson, Cham-, paign. director of luisiness and economic development; Williiim L. Rutherford, Peeria. direeior of conservation: Johr. W. An- Carler Jr., K\ iuislofi. director of finance. James Baylor, Wilmelte.. di- reelcr of insurance; William F. Cellini. Springfield, director of public works; William H. Robinsen. Chicago, director of public aid; George iVhihin, Chicago, direeior of revenue; Alan A. Dmzek, Harwood Heights, ass is- Hint director of personnel; Lawrence X. Pusaleriof. Melrose Park, chairman of Ihe Illinois Parole and Pardon Board. Polar bears are hard to pro- led because some of them often roam across national, boundaries. PUBLIC AUCTION SAT., JAN. 18th 12:30 P.M. AT THACKERY, ILL. Real nice Early American furniture, dining room suite, bedroom suite, rocking chair, rugs, etc., new gas space heater, bought ii> October, 70,000 BTTJ's, antique dishes, picture frames; door stops, clock and lamps, lots of articles too numerous to mention. • Terms CASH GEORG NAAS, Owner Col. George White, Auctioneer Not. Responsible or Accidents LAN A MARLOWE, Clerk Shapiro Judges Not On Payroll i SPRINGFIELD. 111. (APi -! Eleven Circuit Court judges appointed by former Gov. Samuel Shapiro are not to be put or Ihe slate payroll. Chief Justice ! Roy J. Solfisburg of the Illinois ! Sunremf? Court ruled Tuesday. • 'ihe chief judge consulted with ; .his six colleagues and instructed the court administrator not to I recognize the 11 men, 10 dem[ ocrats and 1 Republican. The court considered a peti- 1 lion of Ally. Gen. William J. jPcolt to cancel the appointments on the grounds that, the Illinois 1 Constitution stipulates circuit 'judges must be elected, not. ap- ; pointed. The lest case was filed by Scott after he was sworn in as attorney general Monday. Shapiro, a Democrat, announced the uppointments Saturday. He said he would ask Scott to test, the validity of his action. On Decline Only country in the free world where automobile registrations are going down is Burma, where 29,378 cars were registered on Jan. 1, 196S. a decrease of 1.22 from the previous year. Other THE BUDGET DOLLAR fiical Year 1970 Estimate Source! Bureau of Ihe Budge* International lrttctc>t •(Excludes Interest P -aicf To Tru5» Funrljl INCOME AND OUTPUT—Chart shows the government's revenues and expenditures tor fiscal 1S.70. Major revenue producer wJH be income taxes and largest outlay will be for defense. (AP Wirephoto) Propose Stiffer Crime Penalties UTCHER Ik Norris City Man Held In Robbery METROPOLIS, 111., (AP) -- T-vc men charged with' a $318 armed robbery of a supermarket Tan. 3 were bound over in Circuit Court Tuesday for the February session of the Massac C <unty Grand Jury. Jess Abner Jr., 3S, Vienna, and Albert Norton, 28, Norris City, wpre arrested an hour after the robbery. QUICK QUIZ 107 S. 27th — Phone ;M4-(I(M0 BILL :iii(l BETTY KING, Owners I FREE TO THE FIRST 16 PEOPLE IN STORE FRIDAY No {Purchase Required ALL MEAT - GROUND FRESH SEVERAL TIMES DAILY 1 LB. BLUE BELL WIENERS ...Lb. REND LAKE 12-0z. Pkg. 19 Lb. 89' Center Cuts Lb. 89' Q — In bow many fields are Nobel Prizes awarded? A — Five; physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. • * + Q — Who was the nation's youngest First Lady? A —- Mrs. Frances Folsom Cleveland married when she was 21 years old. End Cuts Lb. 59' 23 VARIETIES OF LUNCHEON MEATS SALADS 7 Varieties American Potato Salad Bean Salad German Potato Salad White Am, Potato Salad Cream Slaw Sweet and Sour Slaw Mostaccioli BIG KOSHER DILL PICKLES 12 'ti HOT ROAST BEP Lb. $139 January is a Great Month to Buy Your Records at fEATHERSTUn With Discount Prices —o— —o— —o— Forty-Fives $.88 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE / GRAPEVINE—Marvin Ga/e FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE-Stevi'e Wonder I'M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME—Diana Rati & The Supreme* SOULFUL STRUT—Young Holt Unlimited WICHITA LINEMAN—Glen Campbell CLOUD NINE—The Temptatons LOVE CHILD Diana Ross & The Supremes STORMY-Classici IV WHO'S MAKING LOVE-Johnnie Taylor HOOKED ON A FEELING —B. J. Thomas —o— —-o— — o— —Albums— $1.89 to $4.79 GREATEST HITS-Petulia Clark GOLDEN GRASS-Grassroots ARE YOU EXPERIENCED—Jimi Hendrix Experience CROWN OF CREATION —Jefferson Airplane QUICK JOEY SMAU-Kasenetz- Kali Super Circus RHINOCEROS—Rhinoceros LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO —Rene and Rene THE WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN—The S»h Dimension THE BEST OF THE-Cowsllli ON MY WAY—B. J. Thomas PROMISES, PROMISES—Soundtrack CANDY-Soundtrack SPRINGFIELD, 111., . (AP) -Seven bills calling for stiffening crime penalties have been submitted in the Illinois Senate. Three measures were introduced by Sen. William G. Horsle R-Springfield, two pertaining to use of deadly weapons and a ttrrd concerning drug-addict criminals. They would ibar probation to a person convicted of a crime in which a deady weapon or imitation thereof is used; bar parole lo a second - time offender using a deadly weapon^ and deny probation to a person convicted of a crime under influence of narcotics. Sen. Robert Mitchler, R Oswego, introduced, two measures, one allowing judges 'to sentence rapists to the electric chair, and the other increasing minimum bond requirement of a person indicted on a second of- lense before disposition of a first offense. A bill by Sen. John J. Lanigan, R-Cnicago, would stipulate it a misdemeanor for a person not to notify authorities that a crime has been, or is being committed. Sen. Walter Duda, R-Chicago, introduced a bill to make a parent or legal guardian financially responsible for wilful or malicious damage to pro p e r. t y by youngsters between 7 and 17. FARRINGTON CENTER Ivan Whitson and Roxie Minor of Texico visited Maggie Knauss Thursday. Mrs. Edith Garrison of Keenes and Mrs. Aleen Keele of Mt. Vernon visited Gussie Johnson Sunday. Gene Johnson visited his aunt Edith Garrison-; in Wayne City Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Halfacre called on Mr., and Mrs. Gleason Byars, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Holloway arid Meda Fox Wednesday. Roy Potter of Bluford visited his mother Mary. Potter Sunday, in the Nora Willis home.- Ivan Whitson and Maggie Knauss visited Mr. and Mrs. Claude Eller Sunday in Mt. Vernon, J. D. Johnson and- family visited Mr. and Mrs, Floyd Johnson Saturday, night. Floyd Johnson and Doilie Wilson visited Dodell Johnson in the nursing home in Mt, Vernon Saturday. . . . Meda Fox, Cor. Rend Lake, Kaskaskia, Shelbyville Big Southern Illinois Projects In LB J Budget VVASHINGT03ST (AP) — Congress was requested today by Fresident Johnson to provide !?1' LC 2,000,000 for the Army Engineers for construction, operation and other water projects for the year starting next July 1. The request for Illinois included: ! $8.2 million for flood control imd construction at Rend. Lake reservoir, and ?li million for navigation improvements on the Kaskaskia River. : $3.3 million -for ;flood control at Shelbyville reservoir; . $2.7 •aii'lion for Calumet - Sag modifir tat'ens of the Illinois Waterway; $1.5 million for fjood work on the Saline River and tributar-1 ios. • ' : ' i $1 million for regulating works ; on the Mississippi River be- j tween the Ohio and Missouri j rivers, and $1 for flood control at the Oakley reservoir. For Kentucky: Sb.3 million for flood control; at the Cave Run reservoir; $4.8 i million for the same purpose at j Carr Fork reservoir, and $1.9! rn ; ;lion for the Red River reser-! voir. •• • ! On the Laurel River reservoir 1 -o- -o- -o- SO million in multipurpose con- S'.'fuction was'planned, and $1.6 million for navigational improvements for lock and dam No. 52, shared by Kentucky and Illinois. For Iowa: $4.5 million for navigation improvements on the Missouri; $3.7 niillion for flood control at Saylorville Reservoir; $3 rnillion for flood control at Dubuque; -o- -o- -o$2.5 million for flood control at the Rathbun Reservoir; $2 million for flood control at Red Roak Dam and Lake Red Rock; and. $1.8 million for the levee s.ystem along the Missouri. Bananas don't grow on trees but on plants wilh false stalks oi tightly rolled leaves instead of woody tissue. ATTENTION ALL ELKS BIG FREE DANCE Saturday, January 18 Music By: V. J. Band Dancing From 9:30 Til 12:30 Serving From Regular Dinner Menu ELK'S CLUB Park Plaza Shopping Center OEPARTWENTSTORES ^^iAk EH E ^1 Values to $2.00 Cross-your-heart styles- and more in padded and unpadded. -. some, Kodel filled, some Fiber filled. All with adjustable shoulder straps, some with stretch sides. All fine combed cotton, some perma-press blends. A-B-C cups, but not all sizes in all styles. Hurry for best selection! LYCRA-SPANDEX LONG-LEG' PANTY GIRDLE pur reg. $3.99 $<Voo Has front diamond panej for tummy control and double panels on side for smooth fit. Detachable garter supports. In white, sizes S-M-L-XL. FAMOUS BRAND ANCHORS-A-WAIST" PANTY GIRDLE our reg $5.00 You'll recognize this famous brand at once. AIT Lycra- Spandex with tummy flattening satin lastex front panel and magic mesli back insert that. Wf»r '"^U'V uaur\ • uiseiL nidi, v-nacge '* keeps waist in place. In white, at Carps! S thru XL.

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