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4—A SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1969 MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62364 (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) • A/IT. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1870 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY ~ Editor WM. C. RACKAWAY Business Manager ORIAN METCALr Newj Editor JOHN RACKAWAY —•» SporU Editor GUY HENRY _ City Editor NADINE ALLISON Society Editor ROBERT K. THOMPSON - Adve-tijing Manage CHARLES DfclTZ Plant Superintendent BERRY'S WORLD MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Th» Atsocialed Prosi ; j exclusively sntitled to us'- fir me publication of »ll news credited to it or not other­ wise credited in this paper and also the local newi ouulished therein. Second Class Postage paid at Mt. Vernon, Illinois SUBSCRIPTION RATt'S Subscriptions must be paid in advance 8y Mail, Jefferson County and adjoining counties, 1 year $ 9.00 6 months $6.00; 3 month* $3.50; 1 month ._ „ $ 1.25 By rn«4l outside Jefferson and adjoining counties within ISO miles; 1 ye a r $12.00; 6 months $8.00; 3 months $5.SO; per single month $ 2.SO Outside ISO miles, 1 year $15.00 6 months, $8.50; 3 monlhs $6.00; 1 month $2. "5. Delivered by carrier in city per week 40 A Thought For Today "Whoever rebels against your commandment and disobeys your words, whatever you command him, shall be put to death. Only be strong: and of good courage."— Joshua 1:18. o:o o:o o:o Thank God Cor the iron in the blood of our fathors.— Theodora Roosevelt. "That's right, sonny —we're not hijacking this plane to Havana—We want to go to ST. PETE!" Giant Jets Fly 5,000 Troops To West Germany Editorial . . . Skyjacker Poses Potential Peril CKYJACKING is becoming so much a part of the pattern of *^ our times that the wise traveler may be the one who. in packing foi* a flight to Labrador, tosses in a few items of tropical clothing just in case. Unscheduled stops in Havana can almost be counted on to provide a continuing supply of front-page stories and fresh material for gag writers. Not everyone is laughing, however. Particularly not the airlines. Helpless themselves to come up with any sure way of protecting their passengers from the inconvenience, and the very real danger, posed by the airborne seizures, they are now asking the United Nations to take action. The International Air Transport Association, a nongovernment organization representing 103 scheduled airlines, almost all those operating on international routes, wants skyjacking to b* declared an international crime in a class with piracy and genocide. It is also asking world governments to sneed nn rotiHcritVm of a convention drawn up in Tokyo in 1963 which, among other things, would require signatory nations to release immediately seized nlanes, crews and passengers forced to land in their territory. This, of course, has generally been the case even without the 'ormnlity of a treaty. With the exception of an Israeli airliner forced to land in Algeria some time back, skyjacked planes and persons have been on their way again after minimum delay. International action is certainly called for. But declaring skyjacking to be an international crime would not in itself lv r noucrh. This would be merely formalizing what is alreadv fenemHv recognized. Punishment must also be fashioned to fit the cime And bett 01 * than nunishmen* won'd he nveventinn. What might turn the hick in both resneets would be a binding international agreement obligating trnvernmsn^s to take immediate and severe punitive action against skv 'ackers landing in their territories, thus removing any nrosnect of asvliim at the end of the line. But this would be difficult if not impossible to achieve since some eovernments. notably the one most immediately involved. Havana, are not inclined toward international cooperation. Meanwhile, we fly on lurk. So far there have benn no in >nrips 01- worse. But luck can run out at anv time. Un+il some neons of annlyin? international brakes to air-borne lawlessness is found, potential disaster will continue to be an unlisted passenger. Bridge Lesson Shun Bid Is Hard to Ucach By Oswald and James Ja-eoby NORTH 18 *KJ84 V 104 • J5 • AQ J94 WEST EAST (D) A 1076 A Void VQJ65 V9832 • 9832 +AKQ764 *103 *852 SOUTH 4 .AQ9532 V AK7 • 10 *K76 Neither vulnerable West North East South 3 • Dble 3N.T. 4 4 Pass 5 A Pass 6 4» Pass P^-ss Pass Opening learl— i 2 By OTTO DOELLING HEIDELBERG, Germany ,AD) — Giant Starlifter jets will land .5,000 combat-equipped U.S. troops in West Germany next week for maneuvers near the border of occupied Czechoslovakia. East bloc nations have dubbed the airlift "highly . prove cative." 'J.S. officials say the military maneuver, called Reforger 1, has no connection with the So- v'et-led invasion of Czechoslovakia last August. But it is the first massive U.S. demonstration ol combined air and ground power in Europe since 1963 and the 'date of the exercise was moved up from later this year. Sis ..years ago propeller planes lifted the 15,000-man 2nd Ar; mored Division from Texas to I Europe in little over 48 hours. ! Reforger 1 is not aimed at speed j.however, but on precision. I The exercise involves 12,000 Army..-troops, most of them ! from the 24th Infantry Division, land 3,500 Air Force personnel. ! Most of the main body oi troops | \v:;l be flown to Nuernberg from F'Otbes Air Force Base, Kan., -tiT 'ving Monday and Tuesday. If East bad not been dealer | From there they will head to North and South would have i a test-firing and maneuver site no trouble getting tc six spades, j at the Grafenwoehr training When the hand was played in area, 25 miles from Soviet occu- the 1968 Summer Nationals' } rat.ion troops guarding the International Match Team game j C*-choslovak-West German border. The maneuvers will take place Jan. 29-Feb. 4. The American troops returned LHW For Today ... CAV PTJOVTDK FOR CHTLDUEN'S SOHOOMNfi one North- South pair was allowed to get in the first bid East backed in with diamonds at his second turn but this do- j from Germany to the United layed diamond call only served j Stales last spring and summer to speed South on his way to Winder a dual-basing system SJx - ' drawn up by former Secretary At the other liable East chose , of Defense Robert S. Mc!o open with three diamonds. N'amara. Under this concept, This didn't bother bobby Wolf,: 35,000 . troops were withdrawn . - ; 0 f Dallas who sat South. He from Europe to save about $75 ! ent who has custody has the doubled. : million a year in foreign ex- i right to decide what school the! West looked at his nothing j cna nge. ! children will attend. However, a ! h »»d ^ was certain thn.t his I But mese troo P s ^main com! cruestion such as this can be sr:t- ! tied at the time of the divorce, j appIe c;art with ' B tnrec no . j system. Their heavy equipment Q. Can a divorced father sup- An agreement that the children j trump. This put things square-|' s rtorecl in Germany, they re-, porting his children dictate what : win al1end a particu i ar sc hool or I ly up to Ira Corn of Dallas!' 1 "" regularly for training and school they may attend? Mv son: . n . ho sal Nonh . „ P hafl a ^they are to fly to Gemany in would like to have his children • ' attend a parochial school would pay any extra expenses but his ex-wife insists on sending enforceable by a court the mto a public school. A. Normally the divorced par HOROSCOPE Monday: One of your best days to look into and ascertain the truth of the situation and attend to whatever obligations facfi you. Then be off with the romantic tie who brings you the greatest amount of happiness. Use your cleverness. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr . 19) At'Ply yourself seriously to handle obligations. wisely and well* be they of a 'personal or business nature. Pleasing one you love is relatively easy in P.M. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Ideal day to make much better afangements with associates so ;-wr future becomes infinitely more successful. No need for tonion. GEMINI (May 21 to June 211 (libers around have good ideas to offer so you may be more successful. Listen car efully. Work more efficiently. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 vo July 21) Begin the new week properly by catching up on all work and arrange your hobbies Hiclligently for real satisfaction. Once your work is done b" very considerate with loved ow. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Now you -can sit down and talk members of family so that disharmony disappears. You can also arrange to have more security. . Why do you have to spend money so freely when you have lots of it? VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Keeping health and business appointments on time has you feeling much better, happier tonight. Complete that shopping. LIBRA (Sep. 23 to Oct. 22) Adding to income is of paramount importance now, so cut down on expenses, perk up that waning business ,of yours, etc. Gel advice you require from business experts. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You can accomplish a good deal particularly where p e'rsonal ai:ns are concerned today, so schedule activities wisely. Showing affection for a good friend on'ngs fine results. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) First know what you want to do, then plan itinerary.! I'-on't forget to obtain advice tiom specialist in your field of erdeavor. Show a good friend how to solve a ; problem quickly. CAPRICORN '(Dec/'22 to Jan. 20) Some entertainment of valued friends would be wise today; be sure to show devotion. Your desired aim can be reali­ sed if you act in a positive fashion. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Show you value a higher-up who has done you many a favor and will now go a step further. You are now alert to exactly how to" make your own position more efficient, well paying. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) Bepin new week efficnetly by asking for ideas from experts who can help you to advance quickly. Planning now tor that important trip is good. L ^ 6 | opponents could make a slar.i. mitlcd to tne N °»'th Atlantic He decided to try to upset their \ Trea t.v Organization defense and j part of the divorce decree and' 01 ' bifls »t his disposal. He could j th ;'7? nt of an emergency. „„„ I ., . .. ., ..„ . ! double and be "reasonably sure We re not putting on a dra- ses, i this agreement ordinan y Wil be > ... . ... „ , „ ' r ,-.,t;« mn „ n ,.,.Z~ * • •• ^ a I that, oil her East or West woul-' n^lic maneuver to impress visi- Birds run out. he could bid spades Illinois State Bar Association i or cJabs but there was one out- I standing bid at his disposal and I he made it. He bid four clia- i monds! Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS longspur cormorant 13 Declarer under oath 14 Rental contract 15 Female ruff (var.) 16 Roof finial 17 Deserves 18 New Zealand parrot 19 Doze 20 Property item 21 Atlantic (ab.) 22 Equal (comb, form) 23 Adolescent years 26 Intimate companions 30 Masculine nickname 31 Permission to use 32 Nocturnal flyer 33 Diminutive of Ronald 34 Personal (ab.) 35 French river 36 Empress of Russia 38 Attack 39 Past 40 Table scrap 41 Dull in color 44 Son of Gad 45 Stroke of success 48 Muse of poetry 49 Philippine 'peasant 50 Cyprinoid food fish 51P-3VOUred 52 tinted j 54 Winter vehicles 55 Soothsayer DOWN 1 Singing bird 2 Nautical term 3 Entreaty 4 French article 5 Emissaries 6 Asian kingdom 7 Fall in drops 8 Entertainer Jackie 9 Motive 10 Auricles IIHliS tors," said Polk. "We're testing a' concept ... to see if an airlifted unit, married up with its .•quinment, can accomplish the ."tandard mission of a unit in Iiu ope." The Kremlin and its Warsaw Wl='r=j ami*: a@r=i r»[=ir=i. 24 SonofSeth (Bib.) 25 Feminine appellation 26 Girl's name 27 Wading bird 28 Facility 11 Anglo-Saxon 29 Let it stand theow (print.) 12 Bird's home ,31 Cotton fabric 21 At all 34 Pouters, for 22 A Gershwin's instance namesakes 35 Canadian 23 Small pastry province (ab.) 53 Chaldean city 37 Raved 38 Baltimore — 40 Papal cape •41 Golf mounds 42 Epochal 43 Censure violently 44 Japanese outcasts 45 Conceal 46 Roman date 47 Scatters, as hay | Tsic ue bid did nol necessa rilv show first- round diamond!_ .... ! control. All it did was to show!*"* » U, . e « csee 4U d,ftoe "tly. that he had a good hand and TJ 1 " 0tflc \ al ^ iet "^^T*' I wanted to be in game or higher. ! fPSS said: The NAT0 rulevs , ,. . ^ . , ; are deliberately aggravating m- This didrt solve all o Bobby 1om , tiona , tonsion wlth all the (Void s problems He had a very ^ us consequences flowing ;g? od lake- out double ol three i , herofroni ... 0t her East bloc na- diamonds, but could nor be sure \ comments. thnt his partner held spades • _ with him Note that Ira dicli R D " ' hold spades but did not hold • much in hearls. , JAKARTA (AP) - The In_ ,, . ... donesian army said today Bobby was too strong o jus ; .. lholIsnnds .. of communists and , bid four spades; his.spade suil; sus ected communist have was too weak to insist on a, ^ arrested in soutll Sumatra spade slam. But Bobby had a l in security operations following perfect bid available. He sun- 1 a]Ie£?ed (liscovery of a plot to as . ply jumped to five spades.' ! sas sinate President Suharo After this bid it was easy when he toured the region last for Ira to go to the slam. i summer. Masterpieces Of Art Defaced NEW YORK (AP) — Rembrandt's "Christ With a Pilgrim's Staff" and nine other paintings have been defaced at the Metix»politan Museum of Art in what a museum official said was a protest against a special exhibit on Harlem. Small "H"s — apparently standing for Harlem—were scratched into the. varnish covering the paintings. The scratches can be removed. The museum's vice president and curator, Theodore Rousseau Jr., said, "It was a horrible gesture, and' obviously aimed at the show, 'Harlem on My Mind'." Museum Director Thomas P. F. Moving, his voice shaking with anger, said, "The intention of this example of poisonous vandalism is the most grave in the history of this institution." The exhibit included photo murals, slides and recordings. Protesters claim it presents a white man's view of Harlem. Pickets, mostly Negroes, marched in front of the museum Thursday night during a preview showing. Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Saturday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 1969. There are 347 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1944, Gen. Dwight D; Eisenhower, commander in chief of Allied Forces in Europe, explained the purpose of his new post in a world wide broadcast: "We are going to hit the enemy. And keep hitting him until the last measure of Nazi resistance is crushed." On this date: In 1782, Daniel Webster, American statesman, o 'rafor, and one time seci'etary of state, was born. in" i912, English explorer C ipt. Robert F. Scott and four companions reached the North Pole, but found Norwegian Roald Amundsen had preceded them by five weeks. In 1919, French President Raymond Poincare formally opened the Versailles Peace Conference. In 1943, Moscow announced the lifting of the German siege of Leningrad, which had lasted since the autumn of 1941. j In 1943, to save manpower j and steel cutting equipment, j commercial bakers in the United States were directed to stop the sale of sliced bread for the duration of the war. In 1944, jazz music invaded the Metropolitan Opera House as the first concert was performed at the citadel of classical music. Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and Arti Shaw were among the performers. In 1957, a U.N. economic mission reported that it found Hungary's economic position precarious, widespread unemployment, food shortages and a strmdstill of heavy industry resulting from the 1956 revolt. Ten years ago — The Soviet Union's first deputy prime minister, Anastas Mikoyan, continued his nationwide tour of the United States. Five years ago - - An earthquake in southern Taiwan killed an estimated 100 persons. One year ago—U.S. Marines, with aid from artillery and heli- •Ciooter gunships, wiped out some 200 North Vietnamese in a six- hour battle soutli of the demilitarized zone. New Chief State Highway Engineer The 300-mile asphalt road from Kabul to Kandahar in Afghanistan has a special lane for camels. SPRINGFIELD, 111. (API — Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie has filed another top job in his new administration by naming Richard H. Golterman of Inverness as chief state highway engineer. Golterman, 45, has been Cook County highway superintendent since 1967. Before that he was a construction supervisor for the slate highway division. In a news conference Thursday, Ogilvie said 1 his own people are looking at the state's critical t revenue problem but that he would make no recommendations on taxes until a state commission appointed by former Gov. Samuel Shapiro submits a report. It is expected late in March. Oglivie announced he will deliver a "state of the state" message but has not set a date for it. He declined to say whether he will retain Franklin H. Rust of Bloomington as state fair manager. Ogilvie said His plans for reorganizing some code departments are being prepared and he.hopes the legislature will approve them at the current six- month session. Some of the changes he has in mind 1 , as outlined during his campaign, are creation of a Department of Transportation, combining a new Department of Natural Resources with the existing Conservation Department and establishing a Department of Corrections separate from the Public Safety Department. FLU IN RUSSIA GENEVA (AP) — The Hong Kong flu is spreading quickly in the Soviet Union, U.N. World Health Organization reported today. It gave not figure. 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