Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 20, 1969 · Page 2
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Monday, January 20, 1969
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2—A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 1969 DEATHS Reba Opal Austin Dies At Age 54; Funeral Tuesday Mrs. Reba Opal Austin, 5-1. of 1504 Main street, was dead on arrival at 10:06 a.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was a kitchen employe of the L. and N. Cafe. Death was apparently due to a stroke. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers Chapel. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant cemetery in Wayne County. The body will lie in slate at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 5:00 p.m. today. Mrs. Austin was born January 17, 1915, in Wayne county, the daughter of Thomas and Lissie (Coil) Burgess. Survivors include one son, Owen Austin of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Reba Puckett of Bradley, 111., and Cheryl Austin and Maria Austin, at home, her mother, Mrs. Lizzie Rector of Mt. Vernon; two s i sters, Mrs. Leta Towns of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Myrtle Honson of Xenia; two brothers, Ai-vel Burgess of Mt. Vernon and Ilarlin Burgess of Salem; and eight grandchildren. Hospital Notes Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Burval Annis Shaw, Bluford. Blanche Miller Klein, 1719 Oakland. Willis Keele, Dix. Discharged: Sarah Rich, Hickory Grove I Manor. Milliard Parker, Centralia. Mary Ruth Williams, Texico. Katherine Mae Schnickcr, Opdyke. Emma Woodrome Of Ashley Dies, At Age 76 Years Mrs. Emma E. Wooriromc. 73 of Ashley, died at 7:00 a.m. today at her home, following a lingering illness. She was a retired school teacher. Funeral services will be held nt 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at-Hie Hogan Funeral Home in Ashley, with the Rev. George Poston and the Rev. Eugene Marlow officiating. Burial will be in the Brick cemetery near Ashley. The body will lie in state m the Hogan Funeral Home in Ashley, were friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Woodrome was born September 6, 1892, in Ashley, the daughter of Abraham Lincoln and Martha Jane (Bledsoe) Severs. She was first married to Fred Smith, who died in 1935. She later married Robert Woodrome, who died in I960.. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mae Stabler of Ashley and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Woodrome was a member . of the Union Church of Christ of Ashley and a member of the Royal Neighbors of Ashley. Charles Solomon Rites Tuesday In Wayne City Chalres Edward Solomon, 76, Wayne City, a retired IC railroad employee, died at 9:35 a.m. Sunday in the Fairfield MemoTial Hospital. Military funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Richardson Chapel in Wayne City. Burial will be in the Veterans Addition of the Thomason Cemetery. The body will lie in state after 6 p.m. today at the Richardson Chapel. Mr. Solomon was born Sept. 2, 1892 in Wayne County. He was the son of John and Mary Mandrell Solomon. He was married to tlie former Blanch Shreve on April 28, 1925. Besides his wife, Mr. Solomon is survived by two sons, Gene of Creve Coeur, 111., and Donald of Washington, 111.; three daughters, Mrs. Flora Lee Thomason of Peoria, Mrs. Wanda Louis Keen of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Mrs. - Lola May Woolever of Wayne City; 17 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Good Samaritan Admitted: Jo Ann Ferguson, 625 1 ,i South 17th. Howard Flota, Route 1, Mt. Vernon. Callie Jarrell, 815 South 20th. Albert Gibson, Hickory Grove Manor. Danny Long, 1003 South 23rd. Alford Fairchild, Waltonville Danny Bundy, 300 Caborn. Idcllia McGee, 913 Cleveland. Clara Walls, 202 North 5th. Elliott Eiler, 1110 Park Avenue. Hazel Coyne, Hickory View. Lois McGath, 1718 South 23rd. Wreatha Zimmerlee, Route 1, Mt. Vernon. Darrell Schmidtt, 1016 Wan-en. Lucy Shelton, 622 South 22nd. Earl Head, Route 1, Mt. Vernon. Dorothy Wehunt, 1103 South 26th. Arthur Ziarnek, Scheller. Beulah Shirley, 700 South 21st. Charles Lucas, Salem Road. W. C. Howard, 1112 Perkins. Effie Irwin, McLeansboro'. Johnnie Mayberry, 305 South 91h. Mary Porter, 1308 Jones. Discharged: Clifford Fields, Sr., 226 North 4th. Helen Darnell, Waltonville. Linda Wiggins, Route 4, Mt. Vernon. Joseph Czajkowski, Ashley. Larry Humble, 25 S. E. Crescent. Janette Brashear, Johns o n- ville. Myrtle Williams, 317 North 15th. James Jester, 1006 Oakland. Virtus Richardson, Belle Rive. Alma Kraft, 17 Edgewood. Sydney Burnette, 701 South 19th. Dorothy Kent, 1817 Richview Rd. Mary Bank, 1733 Briarwood. Wayne Rehmus, Scheller. Lois Cammack, Route 5, Mt. Vernon. Mayme. Williams, Hickory Grove Manor. Douglas Ion, 1408 White. Judith Jones, Sesser. Pearl Hutchinson, 715 South 18th. Terry Lewis, Bluford. Glenda Garrison, 1017 South 17th. J. B. Tate, 1008 South 21st. Tomika Rudd, 424 Forest. James Fitzpatrick, 1508 Paula Drive. William Pritchett, 2803 Fisher Lane. Markets Mt. Vernon Hog Market Until 12:30 today prices were unchanged. The top was 19.75 and 20.00 for 200 to 220 lb. meat type hogs. The top was 19.50 for 220 to p30 lb. meat type hogs. Sows were 12.50 and 13.75. 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 2.51. Corn 1.12. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 111. (AP) — Estimates for Tuesday: hogs, 7,000; cattle 3,500; calves 150; sheep 400. Hogs 8,000; 1-3 barrows and gills 200-250 lbs 20.25-21.00; 1-/, sows 300-450 lbs 16.00-17.25. Cattle 4,000; calves 50; prime steers .1,215 lbs 30.25; choice 9501,250 lbs 28.00-29.25; good and choice 24.00-28.00; choice heifers 875-1,000 lbs 27.25-27.50; good and choice 25.50-27.00; utility and commercial cows 16.0017.50; good and choice vealers 30.00-40.00. Good and choice slaughter calves 17.00-24.00. Sheep 600; choice and prime lambs 80-110 lbs 27.50-28.00; good and choice 23.00-26.50; wooled slaughter ewes good and choice 6.00-8.00. Chicago Produce CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange-Butter steady; 93 score AA 66; 92 A 66; 90 R 63%; 89 C 60%; Cars 90 B 64; 89 C 62. Eggs steady; 80 per cent or better grade A whites 4S; mediums 46; standards 41; checks 28%. MEETINGS MT. VERNON SHRINE NO. 66 W. S. OF J. The stated meeting of Mt. Vernon Shrine No. 66, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, will be held in the Masonic Temple Tuesday evening, January 21, at 7:30 o'clock. This will be Charter Member and Birthday Night. Mabel Fulford, W.H.P. Naomi R. Bogan, W.S. McLEANSBORO Gl SAYS THANKS FOR "DITTY BAG 1 (Continued From Page One) Ada Russei! Dies At'Aae 86; Rites Wednesday Mrs. Ada Russell, 86, of Route 7. Mt. Vernon, a resident of the Hearthside Nursing Home, died at 12:05 a.m. today at the nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, with the Rev. Olen Weatherford officiating. Burial will be in Donoho Prairie cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, where friends may call after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Russell was born July 4, 1882, in Jefferson county, the daughter of Benjamin and Eliza (Minor) Nelson. On April 3, 1940, in Mt. Vernon, she was married to Earl Russei, who survives. Other survivors include two step-sons, Carletori Russell of Mt. Vernon and Raymond Russell of Rochelle;- two step-daughters, Mrs. Maurine Sechrest of Verna, 111., and Mrs. Marion Schmitz of Dixon; one brother, George Nelson of Decatur; one sister, Mrs. Doshia Adams of Quincy; five step-grandchildren and four step- great-grandchildren. Mrs. Russell was a member of«,|the Zion Methodist church. age through the mail. This project gives the serviceman a feeling of knowing that someone besides his immediate family cares about the man overseas. Agam, thank you and the Red Cross for the Christmas package. "My name is Shelby Terry Clark and, surprisingly enough I live approximately 20 miles from you. Yes, I'm from McLeansboro. I am the.son of Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Clark, Melody Acres, McLeasnboro. My father used to own the Texaco Service Station at the corner of 460 and 112. He had to release it be- eunse iof his primary occupation as a jockey and he is presently training for Leslie Combs Lexington, in Tampa, Fla. My mother is a housewife there at home but spends most of her time traveling to and from my father. "I am married to a very lovely girl who is presently residing with her parents at 6100 Bendelow Drive, Erie, Pa. She is a telephone operator and an aeiobatic dancer. "Here in Vietnam I am working for the adjutant General, Colonel Robert Joyce, of the 1st Infantry Division in Lai Khe, S. Vietnam. We are located in the middle of a large banana field. We live and work in tents. We work long hours but time speeds by. We work from 0730 to 2330 so that doesn't leave time for anything but sleep. "Looking forward to my return to 'The World' and the reunion of my friends and family. "Merry Christmas and a happy new year. Sincerely, Terry Clark." Chicago Grain CHICAGO (AP) — Wheat No 2 hfli'd yeallow 1.43 n; No 2 soft red 1.37 n. Ccrn No 2 yellow 1.18 —16V1. Oats No 2 extra heavy white Wi n. Soybenas No 1 yellow 2.63 Ms n; No 2 yellow 2.61 Vo. Soybean oil 8.62 n. St. Louis Produce ST. LOUIS (AP) — Eggs: consumer grades — A large 44-47, A medium 42-46, A small 28-31. B large 37-41; wholesale grades — standard 39-41, unclassified 22-23, medium 35-37. Hens: heavy 14; light over 5 lbs 9; under 5 lbs 6; broilers and fryers 26%-27&. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market turned mixed this afternoon, backing away from an early rise. Trading was fairly active. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was down 2.86 at 932.68. Gains outnumbered losses on the New York Stock Exchange by around 150 issues. Softness in some industrial boue chips dampened market sentiment. General Electric, Kennecott and Anaconda dropped about a point each, while General Motors, Wool-, worth were among fractional losers. The market , showed some strength at the start as Wall Street anticipated a milder climate for business under the incoming Republican administration. As the time approached for Richard M. Nixon to deliver his inaugural address, there was some precautionary selling. United Fruit went to the top of tse most-active list when it rose 3% to 86 Vt on an opening block of 370,000 shares, later cutting the gain to a point. Officers of the company said they preferred a tender for the stock from AMK Corp. to one from Zapata Norness. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon was up .3 at 353.3, with industrials off .5, rails up .7, and utilities up .4. Prices continued their early advance on the American Stock Exchange where gains outnumbered losses by a fairly wide margin and the exchange's index was up. NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indust. 932.68 off 2.86 20 Rails 268.15 up 0.32 15 Util 134.63 up 0.29 65 Stocks 336.61 off 0.27 WELCOME TO TOWN—A new retail business opened today in Mt. Vernon's central business district and neighboring merchants were on hand to greet and extend a hand of fellowship and good wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sweetnam, operators of Denimark greeting card shop, 106 North 9th St. Don Shafer, Musgrov »3 shoe store and president, King City Retailers Association, handled the ribbon cutting. Front row, Jeft to right: Marion Heifner, chairman, Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce Good Will Ambassadors; Rose Hirons, Mr. Sweetnam, Mrs. Sweetnam, Shaier, Gene Clark and Bill Scbclosky. At tiie rear, left to right: Kermit WUImore, C. Dale Carpenter, Ronald Aissie, Robert Thompson, Ralph Hart, and Rev. James Burke.' BIRTHS Mr .and Mrs. Bert Lr.ppin of Route 1, Mt. Vernon are the parents of a daughter born at 2:25 o'clock Sunday afternoon, in Good Samaritan H o spital. She weighed seven pounds and 14 and one-half ounces. NEW PRESIDENT PLEDGES SELF TO CAUSE OF PEACE (Continued From Page One) Negroes Picket Bank At Sparta SPARTA, 111. (AP) — The First National Bank of Sparta was picketed today by the Randolph County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People who charge racial discrimination in the bank's hiring practices. The incident arose when a white person was hired last week for a job for which a Negro had also applied. John Brown, executive vice president of the bank, said that the white person was better qualified. ar heom equal in dignity before God, all are born equal in dignity, before man." Nixon's principal emphasis clearly was on the search for peace. , "For the first time, because the people of the world want peace and the leaders are afraid of war, the times are on the side of peace," he said. To help make the world safe for mankind, he added, "is our summons to greatness." As in the past, Nixon asserted hat "after a period of confrontation, we are entering an era of negotiation. Let all nations know that during his administration our lines of communication will be open. We seek an open world—open to ideas, open to the exchange of goods and people, a world in which no people, great or small, will live in angry isolation." Ties With Cuba, China? These words seemed to suggest Nixon will at least consider resuming ties with mainland China and, perhaps, with Communist Cuba. "We cannot expect to make everyone our friends, he said, "but we can try to make no one our enemy." Because the nation is strong, he said, it can afford to size up its weaknesses with candor and approach them with hope. "We are caught in war, wanting peace," he said. "We are torn by division, wanting unity. We see around us empty lives, wanting fulfillment. We see tasks that need doing, waiting for hands to do them." To meet these problems, he continued, "we need only to look within ourselves. Greatness comes in simple trappings. The simple things are the ones most needed today if we are to surmount what divides us and to cement what unites us." Helph For The Despairing For the government's part, he promised, his administration will listen to the voices of anguish and despair. He said: "Those who have been left out, we will try to bring in. "Those left behind, we will h«.lp to catch up. •For all of our people we will set as our goal the decent order that makes progress possible ai-d our lives secure." Once again, he emphasized the work of his administration will not involve tearing down in any wholesale fashion the programs of the Kennedy and Johnson admnistrations. But Nixon suggested government's capacity for dealing with many of the major domestic problems is limited. Near Government Limit Noting that in the last third of a century "government has passed more laws, spent more money, initiated more programs, than in all our previous history," Nixon said: ".. . we are approaching tlie limits of what government alone can do." "What has to be done, has to be done by government and people together or it will not be c'.one at all. The lesson of past agony is that without the people we can do nothing; with the people we can do every thing." Cathedral of The Spirit Employing greater eloquence than usual, Nixon said with the energies of the people enlisted, "we can build a great cathedral of the spirit—each of us raising it one stone at a time, as he reaches out to his neighbor, helping, caring, doing." At High School Mt. V. Board To Hear Unit School System Report A university survey report on a proposed county unit school district will be heard tonight by the Mt. Vernon high school board of education. The report, recently completed by a survey team from Eastern Illinois University, will be analyzed for the board by Ogie Ellis, county superintendent of schools. The report concludes that formation of a Jefferson county unit district would be the best, approach to future educational needs of the county. Supt. Ellis presented the report last week to the Mt. Vernon grade school board and plans to present it to all other school boards of the county in the next few weeks. SECOND L.A. JET PLUNGES INTO OCEAN Fire Causes Minor Damage Mt. Vernon firemen answered a call at 712 Forest at '8:15 a.m. today. Damage was reported to a wall and ceiling around a stove pipe. The house, owned by Bernice Rude, was occupied by the William Dunn family. Pueblo Had No Destruct System CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — Cmdr. Lloyd M. Bucher, skipper of the USS Pueblo, said today there was no "destruct" system oh board to destroy secret equipment and code when the intelligence ship was captured by North Korea because the Navy deferred his request for one. He made the statement in opening testimony at a court of inquiry into the seizure of the Pueblo last year. He said the "destruct system"—a means of destroying secret equipment with explosives — was deferred because of "problems of time and money." The Navy has said many valuable items of intelligence, codes and equipment were aboard the Pueblo 1 when it fell into North Korean hands. Bucher has said previously that some but not all of the classiifed material was destroyed before the ship was boarded. MARCHERS , MAR AGNEW RECEPTION SENATE CONFIRMS NIXON'S CABINET (Continued From Page One) (Continued From Page One) were was well B. Swan, 58, president of II- iff School of Theology, a Methodist institution at Denver. "If there is a good in this tragedy," said Dr. Harvey H. Pothoff, "it is that Dr. Swan— up to the last minute of his life —was doing the things he liked best." The two had represented Biff at a ministry recruitment conference at Claremont School of Theology near Los Angeles. Dr. Pothoff returned to' Denver Friday. Bonnie J. Cottle, 19, was returning to the University of Colorado after visiting her parents in Palos Verdes Estates near Los Angeles. Her father, Capt; J. Russell Cottle, is manager of United's flight operations at Los Angeles International Airport from which the plane took off. In West Bend, Wis., six children ranging in age from 2 to 16 were told their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Shroeder Jr., apparently are dead. "There were a few tears shed but over-all they took it very well," said William J. Albrecht, an uncle. "They realize how wonderful their parents and how much love shown." He added, "We are going to' do our best to keep these children together right here." Returning as a passenger to Denver to pilot his own flight was United Capt. Warren H. Le Roy who joined the airlines with his brother, Capt. Vernon Le Roy, on Feb. 7, 1944. Their cousins, First Officer J.E. and J..V Le Roy of Chicago, were the rest of the vuartet. Keith Ostrander, 29, of Newbury Park, .Calif, was second officer on the plane and always dreamed of being a pilot. His pregnant wife was back home with their two young children. Fire Warning About a minute after tlie plane took off at 6:20 p.m., pilot Arnold Leverson radioed: "I have a fire warning light on engine No. 1. I'm turning around and coming back." Radar showed the plane made a left-hand turn about 12 miles west of the coastal airport. Then radio contact with the plane was lost and its blip on radar screens disappeared. Officials were unable to say whether the plane had exploded before it crashed and disintegrated. About a mile to the southwest, searchers were attempting to recover the tail section of a Scandinavian Airlines System Douglas DC8 which crashed last Monday trying to land at Los Angeles. Four bodies were recovered and 30 persons survived. vast oil reserves. Hickel got the most attention of the 12 Cabinet appointees, but Senate committees also took a close look at the financial hold mgs of David Kennedy, the Chicago banker named secretary of the Treasury, and David Packard, the multimillionaire nom niee to be deputy secretary of defense. Eoth were cleared after complicated formulas for disposing of theirj holdings or putting them in trust were worked out. Besides Hickel and Kennedy, Nixon's Cabinet lineup is: Congressman Melvin Laird, Wiscon^ sin Republican, as secretary of defense; William P. Rogers as secretary of state; Maurice Ptans as secretary of commerce; George Romney as secretary of housing and urban dej- velopment; Robert H. Finch as secretary of health, education and welfare, John Volpe as secretary of transportation, Winton P!ount as postmaster general, John Mitchell as attorney general and Clifford Hardin as secretary of agriculture. Circuit Court Fines assessed in circuit court included: Glen William Riley, 1218 south 12th, ?25 bond forfeited on intoxication charge; William Terry Moore, Route 1, $25 bond forfeited on disturbance charge: Frank J. Moore, Route 1, $25 bond forfeited on disturbance charge; Earl Owens, 1119 south Ninth, $25 bond forfeited on disturbance charge; Charles Issler, Route 2, Mulkeytown, $10 on charge of failue to yield right-of-way; John M. Murray, Route 1, Dongola, $10 on charge of failure to have tail light on a vehicle; John G. Willis, Centralia, S25 bond forfeited on charge of having a fictitious license plate; Lee Kniffen, 2517 College, $10 on charge ti driving too fast for conditions. Two persons were ruled not guilty after standing trial before the court on traffic charges. George Englemar., 19 Sunset was ruled innocent of a charge of leaving a curb without due' caution. Oggie Atkinson, 305 N 15th, was ruled innocent of a speeding charge. (Continued From Page One) testers showed they have elevated Nixon to the position of No. 1 taiget for their demonstrations an'd the new president was made sharply aware of what life in the bull's-eye is going to be like. Nixon masks and effigies were featured in a counter-inaugural parade by 5,000 demonstrators Sunday. Signs calling the new President criminal and the tool of billionaires bobbed m the throng as it moved along Pennsylvania Avenue in the opposite direction of Nixon's route to the White House. The youthful marchers also blighted a reception for the new vice president, Spiro T. Agnew, at the Smithsonian Institution. They jeered arriving guests and threw stones and firecrackers at a few of them before mounted police drove the demonstrators from the entrance. Two policemen were injured by hurled objects but no guests were hurt and no injuries were reported among the demonstrators, who gave ground readily in the face of the police action. Park police reported arresting five youths in the Smithsonian incident and the metropolitan police arrested 10 others during the parade. But for the most part, march leaders succeeded in their announced aim of keeping the demonstration peaceful and orderly. An attempt by some demonstrators to haul down an American flag in front of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration building at the foot of Capitol Hill was thwarted by a small band of marchers who ringed the base of the flagpole and kept the others back. Chicago Rioters Back What organization the demonstration had was furnished by David Dellinger, chairman of the National Mobilization Committee to' End the War in Vietnam, and a veteran of the peace march on the Pentagon in 1967 and last summer's disorders at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. But the marchers were tt widely disparate- group of young people, mostly from eastern and midwestern states, who seemed united mainly in their youth and their opposition to the Vietnam War. Their signs proclaimed them champions of a dozen causes including women's rights, Biafran freedom, Greek democracy and the "liberation" of the South. The parade, authorized by the police, who shepherded it along on motorbikes, went largely unnoticed by Washingtonians. Few of the businesses along the route were open and the big government buildings lining one side of the street were empty. The biggest disruption was traffic, already a problem as thousands of visitors for the inauguration clogged the streets. Blocked at one intersection by the passing parade was a bus- Take 257 To Cuba American, Ecuadorian Jets Seized By JOHN VAN GIESEN Associated Press Writer MIAMI (AP) — A young man clutching a Dominican Republic passport hurdled another passenger and ran "like a football player, dodging from to'-ist to first class" before grabbing a stewardess and forcing an Eastern Airlines jet to Cuba. It was one of two hijackings Sunday that took 257 persons to Havana. The Eastern jet—hijacked • as it neared the end of its New York-to-Miami flight—and all but one of its 168 passengers flew on to Miami during the night. An Ecuadorian prop-jet carrying 81 persons was seized by four men armed with submachine guns and remained in Cuba. There was no explanation why Cuban authorities, who cite safety in refusing to allow big jets to leave with passengers aboard, detained the smaller prop-pet. These were the sixth and seventh commercial airliners hijacked to Cuba in 18 days. Another airliner was hijacked to Egypt. Most passengers on the Eastern jet returned to Miami early today aboard two prop-jets sent to Varadero, Cuba, to get them. They told newsmen the young hijacker had given no indication that he planned to seize the plane before leaving his seat and grabbing stewardess Pamela Gates of Syracuse, N.Y. "He had to jump over me, and he kicked me," said Gladys Scheck of New York City. She sat next to the hijacker and spoke to him briefly. "He just told me he came from Santo Domingo." Another passenger, Charles Suskind of Brooklyn, N.Y., said the hijacker "got up and he looked like he was sick to me. He ran like a football player, • dodging from tourist to first class, and then he grabbed a stewardess." The man used Miss Gates as a hostage to enter the cockpit. He spoke only Spanish, but stewardess Joan Tougnoli of Edgewater, N.J., translated for him. Capt. R.D. Smith of Atlanta, Ga., said the hijacker held "what appeared to be a hand grenade. The thing had a little cap with a little handle down and he had the handle squeezed." Smith, his seven-member crew and five passengers returned to Miami Sunday night aboard the jet. Three passengers said they were released because they were ill, and the Cubans allowed relatives to travel with them. The Ecuadorian plane landed at Jose Marti Airport in Havana at 6:30 p.m.—12 minutes after Smith's jet landed at Miami. Aboard were a crew of six and 75 passengers, including four men reportedly carrying m a- chine guns. Bound for Miami from Guayaquil, Ecuador, the prop-jet lost radio contact with its base soon after takeoff. Communications were restored when pilot Dean Ricker, an American citizen, landed at Barranquilla, Colombia, to refuel. load of marines who leaned out the windows and traded insults with the demonstrators. Perhaps the persons most outraged at the demonstration were a well-dressed group of Republicans picking their way in furs and shiny shoes through the sodden grass to the Smithsonian reception in order to avoid the entrance where the youths were jammed. "Is this right," said a woman to her escort. "The hippies have the sidewalk and the establishment has to walk in the mud." CRUSHED BY CAR SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) — Wendell William Eck, 64, of Springfield, was killed Friday when an auto slipped from a jack in his son's garage and fell on him. "* 5JUvers FUNERAL SERVICE Cf 7 */MT. VERNON. IWU, Pho** *4*-0*04 Dear Friends, In these informative letters, you will note an absence of sales talk or claims of superiority. 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