Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 25, 1969 · Page 4
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4—A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS «ATURr»/A\ JANUARY 25, 1969 MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street,' Ml. Vernon, Illinois 62864 (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1870 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY Editor WM. C. RACKAWAY Business Manager ORIAN METCALF News Editor JOHN RACKAWAY Sports Editor GUY HENRY , City Editor NADINE ALLISON Society Edilor ROBERT K. THOMPSON Advertising Manager CHARLES DEITZ Plant Superintendent MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to use foi the publication of all news credited to it or not otherwise credited in this pacer and also the local news published therein. Second Class Postage paid at Mt. Vernon Illinois SUBSCRIPTION RATES Subscriptions must be paid in advance. By mail, Jefferson county and adjoining cour'ies, 1 year $ 9.00 6 months $6.00; 3 months $3.50; 1 month $ 1.25 By mail outside Jefferson and adjoining eoumics within 150 miles, 1 year $12.00; 6 months $8.00; 3 months $5.50; per single jnth - $2.^0 Outside 150 miles, 1 year $15.00 6 months, $8.50; 3 months $6.00; 1 month $2.75 Delivered by carrier in city per week _ 40 A Thought For Today A liberal man will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.—Proverbs 11:25. Ray Crc ilcy 1969: Pocket-Lining Year If You're In The Right-Line Feet of Clay o:o o:o o:o In this world, it is not what take up but what we give up that nakes us rich.—Henry Ward Beecher, American clergyman. Editorial . . . Bridge Tragedy Like The 111 Wind' F IE ONLY CONSOLATION in the wake of the natural and man-caused disasters which the social flesh is heir to is that •>ut of them usually comes the wisdom to prevent, or attempt to Drevent, their recurrence. On Dec. 15, 1967, the nation was shocked by the collapse of the Silver Bridge linking Ohio and We6t Virginia across the Ohio River, which claimed the lives of 46 men, women and children. At the time of the tragedy, only 17 states had bridge inspection programs that were considered adequate. Since then, 10 more states have revised their existing programs to bring them into line with standards developed by the Bureau of Public Roads and the American Asociation of Highway Officials, and the remaining states have begun such programs. A Task Force on Bridge Safety appointed by President Johnson after the Silver Bridge disaster found that of the 373,600 bridges on city and rural roads outside the jurisdiction of the Federal Highway Administration and state highway departments, more than 90 per cent were built before 1935. Of (he 204,681 bridges on federal or state highway systems, about 64,000 are pre-1935 spans. A massive effort to inspect all of these bridges, with priority given to the older ones, is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 1, 1970. Another result of the Ohio River tragedy was that Congress in its last session ordered the Department of Transportation to jstablish national bridge inspection standards and schedules ?nd \o draw up qualifications for inspectors. Under the Federal-aid Highway Act of 1968, the states are required to maintain written reports covering the inspections and work done to correct deficiencies. These are important steps toward insuring the safety of the traveling public in this area, but they are only a beginning. The vast majority of the nation's older bridges on city and rural systems remain outside the purview of federal and state highway agencies. 'Uncle Tom' Tag Feared ROBERT H. FINCH, new secretary of Health, Education and ,v Welfare, has exposed what was for weeks a standard gripe voiced by some people against then President-elect Richard Nixon. This was his failure to appoint a single Negro to a high-level position. According to Finch, several Negroes turned down proffered cabinet posts out of fear of being branded "Uncle Toms" and losing their credentials as militants in good standing in the eyes of their constituents. To such an extent has the party of Lincoln lost the allegiance It once commanded from the overwhelming majority of black Americans—and to such an extent have far too many leaders among black Americans substituted expediency for integrity. The door is still open, says' Finch, and he predicts that Negroes will be named to top posts during the next four years. He has to be right. Four years could be a fatally long time for a tenth of the population to nurse a case of sour grapes when the nation urgently needs right now the talents and services of the best of all its citizens, of whatever color or faction, if it is ever to solve the problems it faces. Don't Stick Your Feet Out Of Car In Ohio In the Books Answer fo Previous Puzzle ACROSS l"Ben—" . 4 "Seven — of Man" 8 Victim of Cain (Bib.) 12 Follower 13 Outer garment 14 Learning 15 Faucet 16 Venomous spider 18 Nursemaid of Romulus 20 Diner 21 Negative prefix 22 Employer 24 Singing voice 26 Slipped 27 Steeped food 30 Venetian district 32 "The Mauve 34 Ca to, for instance 35 Redactor 36 Hovel 37 Permits 39 Make weary 40 Netting 41 Louisa Alcott's"Little •» 42 Watched furtively 15 Incursionists 49 Congruous 51 Faucet 52 Arm bone' 53 Domestic ' slave 54 Bind 55 Butt (dial.) 56 Norse god * ' of thunder 57 Suffix DOWN 1 Strikes 2 Western state 3 Regretful 4 Pseudonym of a Bronte, Bell 5 Aim 6 Much talk (slang) 7 Musical direction 8 Sacrificial block 9 Conflict 0 Mystery writer, S. Gardner 11 Shakespearean king LSTRTsl 17 Required 19 Warm fabrics 23 Lateral parts 24 Eminent 25 Stead 26 Painful spots 27 Shiny fabric 28 Smell 29 Father (Fr.) 31 Spanish city 33 Quoted 38 Beat 40FlatTtopped hills 41 Bishop's hat 42 Run swiftly 43 Horseback game 44 Hostelries 46 domini 47 Shower 48 Small barracuda 50 Seine By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) - Things a columnist might never know if he didn't open his mail: In our affluent society women are getting more affluent. Seven out of 10 of them now own life Insurance. While traveling through Ohio, beware of trying to cool your feet by sticking them out of a car window. This can get you arrested. The Roman ruler Julius Caesar is credited by some historians of being the father of the modern newspaper. He had dai- iy reports of public business posted in the Forum. If your child has mumps, don't treat the disease lightly. This ailment, which can cause sterility in adults, among younger persons can leave in its wake deafness, heart, kidney and thyroid disorders. Here's why, when traveling on the highway, you should keep ample space between your car and the one ahead of you: it takes the average driver three- quarters of a second to react to an emergency. In that time a car going 50 miles an hour will travel 68 feet. Genius often goes unrewarded in its own lifetime. Mozart, regarded by many as the most gifted of all composers, on occasion was so impoverished that he couldn't afford heat in his room. Whije writing some of his immortal music, he wrapped his lands in woolen socks to keep them warm. Quotable notables: "A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no linger indispensable."— Richard E. Byrd. You may have trouble on a clear day taking a picture of /cur wife in clear focus, but aerial cameras are now so preside that they can identify ob- i°cts as small as a foreign epi rts car from altitudes up to 300 miles. They can't pick out the license number though. How it began: Medals are traditionally worn on the left breast of a soldier's uniform. This custom goes back at least as far as the Crusaders, who were so proud of the emblems of tlie order for which they fought that they placed them i txt to the heart. Violent odds: Out of every 10 persons living in this country, the chances are that two of th°m will be murdered, raped, rolbed or beaten during the pvesent year. Worth remembering: "The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance." Law For Today ... UP TO YEAR TO* MOVE AFTER FORECLOSURE Q.My husband lost his job last fall and we are three months behind in house payments. We received notice this week that our mortgage is being forclosed. How much time do we have before we will be forced to move out A. the person whose mortgage is foreclosed may be allowed to stay in the home from three to twelve months after the home is sold. Normally, he will be required to pay rent to a receiver appointed by the court. Also, the law provides a period following foreclosure during which the person may redeem the home. —Illinois State Bar Association People In The News GLENDALE, Calif. CAP) — Norman Mykoff left his cdild- houd sweetheart behind when he w?>s 15 and after 69 years has married her. / Wykoff, a Glendale lawyer, t f j s he wed the former Lina I ightfoot eight • days after he flew to Monmouth, 111. to propose to her. Both are 84. "She doesn't like me to say i it," Wykoff said, "but I call her the girl I left behind me. We i we^e both 15 back in Maroa, HI., i and just getting to care for each j other when my father moved jour family west." I Wykoff has been a widower for three years and his new : bride, a widow for eight. WASHINGTON (NBA) The weakness of economic forecasters is that they spend so much time looking at the forests that they lose sight of, the individual trees. It is quite clear by now the evaluators don't know what is going to happen this year — overall. Predictions are being changed almost daily. In emphasizing the expected slowdown in growth in the first half of 1969, what is missed is that this year will be a most profitable time for a wide number of industries. Look at some of these individual predictions worked out by government and private industry specialists: Civilian aircraft sales up a lusty 38 per cent in 1969. Nursing home spending up 22 per cent. Mobile home production up 19 per cent; multiunit p r ivate home construction up 12 per cent. Computer sales and brass will output up 17 per cent. Motel business up 11 per cent. Petrochemical sales, copper refining, beauty parlor patronage and cosmetics and toilet preparations sales up 10 per cent. Newspapers, business magazines, men's apparel, variety stores, railroad car production, department stores and aerospace vehicle component manufacturers all should do at least 8 per cent better in 1969. The list could be enlarged. The problem is that these very satisfactory gains, it's anticipated, will be offset in the overall statistics. by a range of in-, dustries which are not expec- 1 ted to do quite so well in the' next 12 months — steel mills, fertilizer producers, hotels and a range of other ind u stries whose growth will be slow. Overall, government analyses indicate that of 109 industries surveyed, 12 expect increases of more than 10 per cent, 50 increases of 5 to 10 per cent, 40 increases of less than 5 per cent and 5 industries whose business will remain level or decline a little. © 1969 by NEA, Inc. :«g 'Hail to.the Chief,' do you suppose vve i.fi.L„ 'HEEEERE'S DICKIE!'?" could get Ed McMahon to say. Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Saturday, Jan, 25. +he 25th day of 1969. There are 310 days left in the year. Today's highlight hv history: On this date is 1915, transcontinental telephone service was i/nugurated in the United Mates. The telephone's inventor, Alexander Graham Bell, spoke the first words over the linj from New York to San Francisco. T Rt. 148 — 242-8733 Open 6—Starts 7 ENDS SUNDAY 'ARAMOUNJJICIURES ptesentsAJ SANTA MONICA, Calif.- (AP) — Actor Rory Calhoun, 47, has fiied suit for divorce from his wife after 20 years of marriage. Calhoun and his wife, Lita Baron, have three daughters !>grd 8 to 12. On tliis date- in 1802. Napoleon Bonaparte became president of the Italian So how propserous 1969 will republic, be for you depends on where' Tn 1863, the first Negro Army you sit. ! regiment in the United States The same holds for employ-; was formed, ment predictions for 1969. De- In 1831, the independence of creasing unemployment figures i Poland was declared, don't mean much to the man j In 1894,. French troops oceu- who loses his job and can't find pv d Timbuktu in the Sudan, another one. i i ;1 .1844, in World War II. tin? If one looks through the stu- l0I ,g. costly battle for Cassino ;dies of individual industries • ex- 1 began in Italy .... : pected to grow markedly in 1969 £ n ^49, the n rs t election was < and therefore expected to in- 1 )v ;< j in the new state of Israel. : crease their need for men, it I Ten yeavs ag0 ... Pope John j becomes readily apparent that; XXIIT asnounced ne W0U ld call i these are the very industries 1 which, by and large, require [ iW TRACKS... AN EMOTIONAL 3 T .A D : uivj OF WAR!" -WilliimWolf CuiMigumi 3 Days Only ROYAL FILMS INlEftuATIONAL pxss.it JANE PETER FONDA McENERY in a film by ROGER VADIM THE NAME OF THE GAME IS... SEX! —Wanda Hale. N.Y.OailyNews S5DVER (La Curie) PANAVISION' TECHNICOLOR* NO ONE UNDCft IS WM K ADMITTED UNUSS ACCOMPANIED IV PARENT. 4:05 & 7:45 P.M. Plus 2nd Sensational Hit 2:15 J y^\ COLUMBIA PICTURES , tt!6S M3S0N 3t3N Kjiffi-fM8606181/6 ffi) NEW YORK (AP)-A Cuban refugee is bound for Brazil as a stowaway and hopes the trip will mean he can live in the Un'ted States. Andres Benito Gueche Pedroso, 26, was in the brig of the liner Brazil as she began a 54-day cri 'ise to Brazil Friday. Pedroso originally stowed away on ; the s hip when it left from Brazil for New York Jan. 4. But when the Brasil docked here Monday, federal immigration authorities insisted on strict enforcement of a regulation that bars Cuban refugees if they have made an intermediate stop on the way to the United States. But if Brazil refuses to accept Pedroso when the ship lands there, U.S. authorities say they will have to accept him when the ship returns to New York in March. ' ' specialized training or educa tion. Though it will be a very good year for a great 'many people, it looks now as though it will be rougher for the unskilled man or youth. It is here that the Nixon administration may run into problems — say by June, July or August. __ feated for re-election in November, began conducting a series of fraduate seminars at Temple U.iversity. Clark said he had the same goals as senator and an educator-trying to educate his colleagues and the public. He served two terms in the senate. Clark was named adjunct graduate professor at Temple for the spring semester. He's conducting seminars on the legislative process and manpower policy for 20 economics and political science graduate students. Clark admitted nervousness b<?tore his first seminar Friday. "It's my first time at bat," he ra'd. a Vatican council of the Roman Catholic Church to seek unity with other Christian communities. Five years ago ... Tanganyika, Uganda, and Kenya called in British troops to halt mutinies in Iheir armies. PANAVISION-TECHNICOLOR' W. 2nd FEATURE AT 9:00 THIS MOTION PICTURE IS DEDICATED TO LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPENINGS! r JflMH ^TttHDMTMHfllgr • PANAVISION TECHNICOLOR M I PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Joseph S. Clark of Pennsylvania made the crunge from the halls of government to the halls of Ivy Friday. The 67-year-old Democrat, de- THA1ES' TEACHING Thale^s, the Greek philosopher, taught that all things are made of matter derived from water. 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