Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 20, 1969 · Page 5
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, January 20, 1969
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MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 1969 THE REQISTOl-NSJWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 5—A Midwesterners In The Spotlight Today TRAIN CARS JUMBLED AFTER VVRECTC—Freight cars and passenger coaeh«s are a mass of wreckage along the Illinois Central Railroad line near Kankakee after a head-on collision between freight and the line's passenger train "The Campus," enroute from Chicago to Carbondale, 111* Wreckage of the freight locomotive is at right, center. The two trains collided in a dense fog, killing three of the trains' crew and Injuring several of the passengers. V , (Al* Wirephoto) keep ahead of your bills X You'll like doing business —where you're a valued customer—never a six-figure computer number. So see J %s for the money you need : to clean up those old bills. *" SEE US FOR A DEBT CONSOLIDATION CASH YOU MONTHLY NO. RECEIVE PAYMENT .MO. $ 300 $ 17.13 24 500 27.22 24 1000 42J2 30 1500 63.49 30 2500 92.35 36 3500 104.94 48 5000 129.09 60 Payments in this ad include principal and charges on loans if paid on .schedule but do not include charges for Credit Life or Accident end Health Insurance. CREDirf! OF AMERICA JiJJLA YOU'RE ALWAYS NUMBER WITH-US' TUFT. • INC. DARRELL QUICK, Manager Phone 242-0210 Ground Floor of Rogers Building 1000 Main Mr. Vernon Missiles Talk Offer By Russia By MICHAEL, JOHNSON Associated Press Writer MOSCOW (AP) — The Soviet Union today reaffirmed its willingness to begin a "serious exchange of opinions" with the United States on the reduction of nuclear missile systems for both attack and defense. The timing of the statement, coincident with the inauguration of President Nixon, emphasized the new Soviet effort to get missile talks started with the United States. The Soviet government is ready to discuss the "mutual restriction and subsequent reduction of strategic means of delivery of nuclear weapons, including defensive systems," the statement said. The Soviet government believes it is possible, "though not an easy thing," to settle "concrete questions of curbing the arms race," said 'a statement read to a news conference by Leonid I. Zamyatin, head of the Foreign Ministry press department. The statement also called for the "earliest entry into' force" of the treaty to check the spread of nuclear weapons and "its faithful and consistent implementation." The U.S. Senate balked at ratifying the treaty after the Soviet invasion of '"•-e^hoslovakia. Ad eff. Mon., Tnes. & V{[e9, We reserve the right to limit. FOOD COSTS AT A EMGE'S HILLBILLY Show Boar — 300 Size Sweet Sue—Family Size (1 V 2 -Lb. Can) FORK & BEANS 10* Ctisken & Dampiiiigs 49* CAMPBELL'S TOMATO C...h — 3C0 Sire Can M3 -RRITT—SALTINE 1 LB. BOX CAN My-T-Fine m\ PUDDING Box 100 TREASURE CHEST IS WORTH $500.00 U.S. NO. 1 FRESH GRAPEFRUIT 5 B^s 49' By JACK KNEECE WASHINGTON (AP) — A score of midwesterners, including a 13-year-old girl, shared in the spotlight today at the inauguration of Richard M. Nixon as president. Among the governors, cabinet appointees and others was Vickie Cole of Deshler, Ohio, assigned to a prominent position on the theme float of the inaugural parade and made an honored guest with her family at many of the other inaugural events. It was Vickie who carried a placard reading "Bring Us Together" which was spotted by Nixon during a campaign swing through Ohio and cited in his first post-election speech. The placard inspired the theme selected by Nixon for the start of his administration: "Forward Together." Also assigned to positions of prominence in the parade were six* midwesterners named by Nixon to Cabinet-levei positions: George W. Romney, governor of Michigan, to become secretary of housing and urban development; Melvin R. Laird, Wisconsin congressman, secretary of defense; George P. Schultz, a Chicago 1 university dean, secretary of labor; Clifford M. Hardin, University of Nebraska chancellor, secretary of agriculture; David M. Kennedy, a Chicago banker, secretary of the treasury; and Robert P. Mayo, also a Chicago banker, director of the budget. Rep.' Gerald R. Ford, R- Mich., House minority leader, was named to ride in the same car as the new vice president, Spiro T. Agnew. Also spotted near the front of the parade were a trio of white Lippizzan stallions from Tempel Farms in Northern Illinois. The riders were outfitted in red, white and blue uniforms pattered after those of early American Army outfits. "Chief" among the numerous Indians participating in inaugural activities was Robert L. Bennett,' commissioner of Indian affairs, an Oneida Indian chief from Wisconsin. He was in charge of coordinating Indian participation in the festivities. Among other midwestern participants listed for the parade were : ILLINOIS Heading the Illinois section of the parade, was to be the marching band of Loyola Academy in Wilmette. The Illinois float combined the "Forward Together" theme with Abraham Lincoln's unity them of a century ago. It featured a large scroll with Lincoln's words, "A house divided against itself cannot stand." INDIANA 'The Highland High School Band frotn Madison County, Ind., dressed in authentic Highland uniforms imported from Scotland, and the Indianapolis Police motorcycle drill team. Missouri The marching Hundred of Lebanon High School, undefeated in parade competitions dur-ing the past seven years, WISCONSIN The Lowell P. Goodrich Senior High School Parade Band of Fond du Lac County, Wis.,where the Republican Party was born—is making its second inaugural appearance. BLACK PANTHERS SLAIN—John Jeromo Hutrglns, left, and Alprentice Carter, right, two members of the Black Panthers party, were shot to death as a meeting of 150 Negro students at UCLA was breaking up. The meeting had been called at the Los Angeles campus to discuss a proposed black studies program. (AP Wirephoto) Israel Asks Help On Water De-Salting Plant WorldNews DUBLIN, Ireland (AP)—More than 1,000 housing demonstrators were evicted by club-wielding police when they staged a sitdown Saturday night in the heart of Dublin. Scores were injured, and organizers claimed young girls were manhandled and beaten. Ireland's largest union, the Transport and,General Workers Union, said it would call for protest demonstrations against the police later this week. Saturday's demonstration was sparked by the jailing of a leader of the Dublin Housing Action Committee, a group pressing claims for the city's 10,000 families without adequate homes. The jailed man, Denis Dennehy, is on a hunger strike after being imprisoned for occupying a vacant house with his wife and two young children. ROME (AP) —Flaminio Piccoli was elected secretary-general of the ruling Christian Democratic party Sunday. Piccoli, 53, is oensidered a close ally of Premier Mariano Rumor, who resigned as party secretary-general Friday. Former Premier Aldo Moro tried td block Piccoli's election, accusing Rumor of trying to perpetuate "a hierarchy of power." Rumor's allies said Moro was bitter because he could not regain control of the party. In the election held by the' party's national council, Piccoli received 85 of 177 votes, and 87 were blank. The other five were listed as "for others." LONDON (AP) — More than 3,500 overseas telegraphers struck for more pay today disrupting cable and telex communications to and from Britain. Government officials said the strike could have a serious effect on the stock exchange and money markets, trading companies, banks and newspapers. \ Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Pi .me Minister Levi Eshkol says President Johnson has asked the U.S Songress to approve a multimillion-dollar aid pian for an Israeli plant to make sea water drinkable. The proposal calls for a $40 million grant and an $18 millions long-term loan. It would allow the Israelis to decide whether to use nuclear or conventional power. Eshkol said Sunday Johnson iol 1 him of the recommendation in a reply to a farewell message sent by Eshkol to the outgoing President. The desalination plant, which lirst was suggested during the Eisenhower administration, would produce some 40 million gallons of drinking water a day to help meet the water needs that have plagued Israel since its founding. In the diplomatic effort to re­ s' jive the Arab-Israeli conflict, Egyptian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Riad summoned the French and Soviet ambassadors in Cairo Sunday to tell them his government considers that the U.S. reply to the Soviet proposal for a Middle East settlement had a "completely pro-Israeli and misleading tone." The Cairo newspaper Al Ah' min, which often reflects the thinking of President Gamnl Abdel Nasser, said the reply Was President Johnson's "final and wovst possible offense against the Arabs." It said Johnson was try.'ng to commit incoming President Nixon "before his new administration could have any chance of taking an unbiased look at the Mideast." NEW EDUCATION SYSTEM NEW DELHI (AP) — A satellite communication system 'vill be set up in India for educational purposes. It will help slovo pressing problems like population explosion, illiteracy, poverty and the isolation of ir.divkla- as Bnd communities. D. S. Tewfik, chief of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. (UNESCO) here, told a news- conference 1he U.N. development program will provide part of the finance and the technical facilities for the project. 3 OPEN TONIGHT Don't FIDDLE AROUND figuring your own INCOME TAX $ There's only on* way to handle your tan problem ... GET IT DONE NOW! Beit way to got It don* It to TAKE IT TO BLOCK. We'll giro you fait, accural*, guaranteed Mrvlc* at a cost to low It's foollth to pan. up. See ui today! GUARANTEE BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE LIFE W* guarantt* accural* preparation of every tax return. If w* mali* any errort that cost you any penalty or Inlertit, w* will poy the penalty or lnter«it. America's Largest Tax Service with Over 3000 Offices 907 JORDAN STREET Weekdays 9 A.M. To 9 P.M. — Sat. & Sun. 9 to S Phone 244-8627 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY SHRINER'S NOTICE MEETING AND INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY SHRINE CLUB WILL BE HELD At HUNT'S RESTAURANT TUESDAY, JAN. 21st, 6:00 P.M. DINNER AT 7:00 P.M. Illustrious Potentate Harry I. Bise Of Ainad Temple Will Be Present Plan To Attend Wear Your Fez GENE IRVIN, Sec. YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I - NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 This week cur nation has a new President and Vice President. Name them and give their political party. 2 The only duty given by the Constitution to the Vice President is to .... a-greet important foreign visitors b-direct the White House staff c-act as President of the Senatt 3 In his last State of the Union Message, President Johnson called on Congress to extend the 10 per cent income surtax now due to expire June 30. True or False? 4 The Senate discussed changing its rules concerning filibusters. What is a filibuster? a-delaying tactics, such as lengthy speechmaking b-a foreign trip by a Member of Congress c-a monthly newsletter mailed to voters at home 5 Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin, Aldrin were named to take part in America's first attempt to land men on the moon. Which man will be the commander of the flight and one of the two astronauts to actually land on the moon? PART II - WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. .colleague .2 stymie 3 quash a-block completely b-do away with, cancel c-line of police soldiers or .oath 5 cordon d-solemn promise e-fellow worker PART III - NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 6 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1 Michel Debre a-President, Lebanon b-New York Jets' quar- terbaok c-accufled slayer of Senator Robert Kennedy d- French Foreign Minister e-Prime Minister, Australia • VEC, Inc., Madiion, Wisconsin 2 Sirhan Sir ban 3 John Gorton 4 Charles Helou 5 Joe Namath MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS KING CITY FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N. PAGE INSURANCE AGENCY DOUGLAS REXALL DRUGS JAMISON REAL. ESTATE Jan. 20, 1969 * Match word clues with their corresponding pictures or symbols. 10 points for each correct answer. F f\ SWEDEN West Germany is site of NATO military exercise 2 House committee to probe student radical movement HUAC U. & Chief Justice Earl Warren 4 New York Jets won AFL-NFL. title in Super Bowl 5 oldest U.S. magazine halting publication 6 black marchers protested racial discrimination in this nation H SOYUZ New York City Mayor John Lindsay 3 >«««e> became GREAT became first West nn IT11 1| European nation to Pill III 111 have full diplomatic ties with N. Viet Nam 9«* U. S. Representative Adam Clayton Powell 10 .class of manned Soviet spacecraft POST HOW DO YOU RATE? (Score Each Side of Quiz Separately) 71 to 80 points - Good. ?1 to 100 points-TOP SCORE! 61 to 70 points - Fair. 81 to 90 points - Excellent. ©0 or Under???- Html FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION What are the major national and international problems facing President Nixon? 12069 THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE! xoscou Who was named new chairman of the Democratic National Committee? STUDENTS v.i £b7.^ ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE h 3

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