Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 23, 1969 · Page 3
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 3

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 23, 1969
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r THURSDAY. JANUARY 23, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 3—-A Lavender Hill Mob At Y Saturday "The Lavender Hill Mob," above, one of western Kentucky's top attractions, will appear at the Mt. Vernon YMCA, this Saturday night, January 25th, from 8 until 11 p.m. The Lavender Hill Mob from Henderson, Kentucky, is one of the "swingingest" groups ever to appear at the YMCA. They are a professional and talented young group of versatile musicians, featuring a "pretty" girl vocalist, who captivates the audience with a particular charm. They have won every Battle of Bands Contest in their area arid perform often with national groups in Kentucky arid Indiana. NEWS BRIEF SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ed Reinecke, the state's 39th lieutenant governor, took office Tuesday night after flying from Washington following his resignation form the House of Representatives. Reinecke, 45, of Studio City, is a Republican and was appointed by Gov. Ronald Reagan. The lieutenant governor succeeds Robert Finch, the new secretary of health, education and welfare in the Nixon administration. A Gift Chest diamond is , forever Matching diamond rings -.ipr "Him" and "Her". • Fine quality attractive 14K gold settings. . , Hers »75.00 His*29.95 JEWELRY BILXIE STULL, Manager North Side Of Square Phone 244-0624 MT. VERNON WEATHER Wednesday high 52, low 40. Rainfall Wednesday .47. Rainfall to date 1969 1.68 One year ago today high 49, low 15. Five years ago today high 63, low 47. Ten years ago today high 28, low 10. Friday sunrise 7:16, suns«?t 5:09 (CST). , STATE TEMPERATURES MIDWEST Dubuque, rain 40 38 .01 40 38 .11 46 45 .10 47 46 .48 44 39 T 46 44 .02 48 46 .02 52 50 .56 39 37 .16 43 42 .04 57 51 .21 37 34 .08 46 44 .02 ILLINOIS WEATHER By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Southeast winds today routed most of the troublesome fog which blanketed Chicago and much of northern Illinois for the- past few days. The Weather. Bureau said much colder weather was on the way, especially for central and Southern Illinois. Today's mild 40s and 50s in Illinois and adjacent states were expected to change to a range from 10 to 20 degrees by night. In Chicago O'Hare and Midway airports reported visibility at three to four miles and Meigs Field reported' a visibility of five miles. No cancellations or delays were reported, but Meigs had occasional scattered fog. Cold wave warnings for tonight are in effect for Southern Illinois, northwestern Missouri and southern Iowa and a travelers warning was up for northwestern Wisconsin. The mercury climbed to 57 degrees in Paducah, Ky. Postpone Decision On Prairie State Park SPRINGFIELD, HI. (AP)_- Tlie department of conserva­ tions advisory .board Wednesday postponed a decision on whether to acquire Goose Lake Prairie in Grundy County as A spokesman for William L. Rutherford, director of the department of conservation, said he wants to study, the matter further. The board will make the decision with in a few days, the spokesman said. Goose Lake. Prairie has become the controversial conservation issue in the state because of the interest of both conservationists and industrialists. William Beecher, director of l he Chicago Academy of Sic- has said that the 1,745 acres of grassland, marshes and ponds near Morris, Grundy County, represents an Dishwasher clean up sale! 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WIIELT CO. 116 N. 9fh Street Phone 242-3360 entire ecological complex that goes back 20 million years. Industry spokesman have argued the acreage should be used as a site for factories. The Illinois Building Authority voted last July to acquire (he prairie for the conservation debarment but the land value meanwhile quadrupled to an estimated 2.5 million dollars, a factor that delayed the decision. MT. V TWINS HOME FROM T3 MONTHS OF COMBAT DUTY Scott Proposes Amendment On Electoral College WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania's Hugh Scott. No. 2 Senate Republican proposed a constitutional amendment tor'.ay doing away with the present presidential election system. Scott's proposal, which would abolish the office of presidential elector and allocate electoral votes by congressional district, went into the hopper as a Senate judiciary subcommittee opened hearings into the whole situation of electing presidents. Called 1 as a leadoff witness by Subcommittee chairman Birch Bayh, -Ind., were three senators, two of them advocates of direct popular election. Tennessee's Howard H. Baker Jr. and Oklahoma's Henry Bellmon, both Republicans, are among more than 30 sponsors of a constitutional amendment that would abolish the electoral college and replace it with a direct election system. Head Good Sam Medical Staff Nash Promotes Crusade Here DR. GOFF THOMPSON, Jeff, was elected president of the medical staff of Good Samaritan Hospital at the January meeting. He succeeds Dr. R. A. Alexander. At right is Dr. Alan Anderson, who was elected secretary. Dr. C. K. Weft's, who was named vice president, was not present when the picture was made. The ostrich produces the largest egg; the hummingbird the smallest. The economy of Finland comes closest of any country to depending entirely on trees. MANAGEMENT TRAINEE Must have management background, supervision background or college education. Must have a sales personality and be able to hire and train personnel or management. Personnel are on expense account and have company car. Excellent salary for the right man. Must be willing to relocate. We have Blue Cross • Blue Seal Hospitalization insurance. With our retirement plan you can retire with* more than $100,000.00 in 30 years. For confidential interview fill in blank below and mail to: Box L-164, c/o Register-News Mt. Vernon, III. Name Address _ Phone ... Married Yes No Children .................... Education Completed Age "The Voice In The Wilderness CiTsade," M i s sinonary R. M. Ndsh, is promoting what he cr.hs, "A christian philosophy in the realm of evangelism, education (secular and religious) iob opportunities, working with the under- privileged and community improvement, to challenge persons to a better philosophy of life." He said he is also aware of' the fact that the cost is great, and he is behind in everything, he will meet all of his obligations to meet these needs. "Because of the stand that I have taken to be a Sin-Fighter, conditions have changed for the good, and for bad- but I shall continue to fight until the day is done," Rev. Nash said. "I shall continue to promote this philosophy "I have a vision, deeply rooted in the word of God, that all men through Christ strive to become brothers; listen to that voice that challenges you to become what God wants you to b ecome; strive for efficiency, through education and the spirit of C.'.rist; don't be lazy, go to w rk. I have a vision." For suggestions and information, Missionary Nash urges interested persons to write him as International Promoter, -P. O. Box 127, Mt. Vernon, 111., Clements Heads Education Board SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) — George L. Clements, a. college dropout, was named chairman of the Illinois Board of Higher Education today by Gov. Richard Ogilvie to succeed Ben W. Heineman, who resigned. Clements, 59, of Hinsdale, is chairman of the board of Jewel Companies, Inc. and its chief executive officer. Clements attended the University of Illinois for one year. Ogilvie identified Clements as a "college dropout" who "will bring to the job unusual insight and sensitivity to the financial and other problems of Ulinqis students." LAIRD JEWELERS 23rd Begins Friday, Jan. 24 Thru Sat., Feb. 1 23% -25% EVEN 50% SAVINGS GROUP OF LADIES and GENTS DRASTICALLY REDUCED WATCHES T*%. I..;«*~.. 1 OBO/ OFF I ourister Luggage Z37o OFF 1847 Roger Bros. Silver Flatwear Sets 25% OFF Community Silver Flatware Sets 33i/3% OFF 6 Sets of Syracuse China ~: 50% OFF TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LAIRD'S ONE BIG ANNIVERSARY SALE ONCE A YEAR AND SAVE-SAVE-SAVE LAIRD JEWELERS 1007 Broadway LAIRD'S LADS & DADS CLOTHING JOIN IN CELEBRATING LAIRD JEWELERS 23rd ANNIVERSARY SALE BY GIVING 23% OR MORE OFF ON SPORT COATS, SPORT SHIRTS, DRESS SHIRTS, SWEATERS, WINTER JACKETS LAIRD'S LADS & DADS CLOTHING 1009 Broadway ( Continued From Page 1) They went togeher to Vietnam in December, 1967, — and came home together 13 months later. But they didn't see much of each other in between. The twins were separated when they arrived in Vietnam, being assigned to different combat outfits. "We saw each other just two times in over a year," the twins said: ; Terry and Jerry feel extremely lucky that they survived so many battles without once being hit by enemy fire. They are healthy and happy despite the rigors of Vietnam warfare which- included weeks at a time when they had no regular food supply. The supply lines wei'e crippled often by heavy rainfall. The King twins are looking forward to the future. Terry plans to enroll in Rend Lake College. Jerry is considering taking a job as a policeman in Los Angeles, Calif. "When I'm 21 I hope to join the Illinois State Police," he said. NEWS BRIEF PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who used to cook for former President Johnson retired from government service on the same day as his ex-boss. Steward 1.C Leopoldo T. Os- ano, a veteran of 22 years in the Navy, left his last assignment at Philadelphia Naval Hospital to begin a new career as a barber. From June, 1963, to August, 1966, Osano, 44, cooked for Presidents Johnson and Kennedy at the White House. STEFFY-MITCHELL HOME FURNISHINGS Z>o*it let tkA Be alert now and get a good sleep later ... on a deluxe mattress and box spring. 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