Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 27, 1969 · Page 3
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MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 196S THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 3—A MT. VERNON WEATHER Saturday high 28, low 14. Sunday high 23, low 14. Rainfall Saturday .06. One inch of snow. Rainfall to date 1969 2.08. One year ago today high ow 41. Five years ago today high 42, low 10. Ten years ago today high 35, low 23. Tuesday sunrise 7:13, sunset 5:13. (CST) 58, The Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. A.'bany, cloudy 23 2 _ .. Vbuque'rque cloudy 62 37 .. .^t'anta, rain 54 35 .15 3ismarck, snow 15 9 .40 Boise, snow .51 27 .10 Boston, cloudy 34, 20 .... Buffalo, snow 17 5 .01 Chicago, cloudy .! 22 18 .... Cincinnati, snow .... 23 20 .02 Cleveland, clear 18 8 .... Denver, cloudy 62 38 .... Des Moines, cloudy 14 12 .08 Derroit, clear 22 5 .... Fa'rbanks snow .... -3 -10 .01 Honolulu, clear 74 57 .... Fort Worth, cloudy . 63 57 .... Indianapolis, cloudy 21 20 .... Helena snow -5 -17 .36 Jacksonville, cloudy 61 49 .... Juneau, clear 19 -6 Kansas City, cioudy 25 22 .26 Los Angeles, clear .... 62 46 .68 Louisville, cloudy .... 28 24 .02 Memphis, rain 36 33 .01 Miami, cloudy 74 68 .01 Milwaukee, snow 21 9 T Mpls.-St.P., snow 9 7 T Now Orleans, cloudy 60 51 .. New York, clear .... 32 20 .... Okla. City, rain 59 38 T Omaha, cloudy 19 18 .03 Pniladelphia, clear .. 27 15 .... Phoenix, cloudy 75 57 .01 Pittsburgh, clear 18 6 .... Pfmd, Me., clear 34 16 .. Pt'nd.Ore., snow ..32 26 .24 Rapid City, snow 26 5 T Richmond, cloudy .... 39 19 .... St. Louis, cloudy 23 20 .13 Salt Lk. City, cloudy 58 28 .46 San Diego, clear ... 63 49 .57 (M—Missing) (TKTrace) F:ve Day Forecasts Northern Illinois Temperatures Tuesday ' through Saturday will average 6 to 10 degrees be?ow normal highs of 28 to 36 and normal lows of 11-20. Colder again by midweek and a s 1 w warming trend indicated rear the end of the week. Precipitation will total near y 2 inch in snow and rain the first of the week. Southern Illinois — Temperatures will average 5-13 degrees below normal Tuesday through Saturday. Cold most of the period. Normal highs range from upper 30s into mid 40s. Normal lows range upper teens into mid 20s. Rain or snow ending Tuesday and a chance of snow again ahcut the weekend with amounts averaging up to l& iron. STATE TEMPERATURES Rockford, cloudy .... 15 10 .... Moline, cloudy 14 11 .... Quincy, cloudy 19 16 .49 Vandalia, cloudy 21 19 .17 Chicago G.P. cloudy 22 18 .... Peoria; cloudy 17 .15 .02 Springfield', cloudy .. 19 11 .13 Belleville, cloudy 25 22 .10 —MIDWEST Dubuque, cloudy 12 7 .... Burlington, cloudy .. 15 6 .06 Paducah, cloudy 28 24 .16 Madison, snow 11 3 T South Bend, clear .... 20 8 .02 (T—Trace) Urban League Director Slain SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin T. Pratt, executive director of the Seattle Urban League, was shot fatally Sunday night when he opened the door of his North Seattle home. Sheriff's officers said he was hit in the forehead by a bullet fired from about 20 feet away. Benjamin Weeks, immediate past president of the Urban League Board of Directors,,said Pratt, 38, had told him of receiving threats but had shrugged off the incidents and did not go into detail. Pratt's widow, Betty, said she went to a window as her husband answered the door and saw two youths with a rifle. A neighbor, Don Anderson, said he heard the shot and saw two youths, 18 or 19, run from Pratt's home. One carried a rifle. He said they climbed into a car which'sped away. ROAD UNDERMINED—A service road to a shopping center on the Pacific Const near Mallbu is undermined by the raging Malibu Cre-^k which is normally a shallow waterway. The week long rains have caused millions of dollars in property damage and numerous dent lis. (AP VVircphoto) 9 Dead In State Road Accidents By THE ASSOICATED PRES A University of Illinois student killed Sunday in a head-on collision which left four others injured was among nine persons who died in accidents on Illinois highways over the weekend. William E. Slanina, 22, a student at the university's Champaign campus, was fatally injured in the crash on U.S. 45 near Rantoul. Tom Bird, 40, of Cowden, and his daughter, Connie, 14, were killed Saturday in a two-car collision on Illinois 16 west of Shelbyville. Ten persons, one critically, were injured in the mishap. Nina Lynn, 52, of Oakford, and her granddaughter, Stephanie, 3, died Saturday when their car struck a Chicago and Illinois Midland Railway train in Oakford. Philip C. McCarty, 21, of Springfield, was killed and a passenger critically injured Sun- ORIENTALi GREETING— Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky holds his hands in Oriental greeting as he and his wife are driven from Orly Airport in Paris upon his arrival from Saigon to attend Vietnam peace talks. (AP Wirephoto) day in a one-car accident in Springfield. He was on leave from Ft. Benning, Ga. A two-car crash Saturday near Edinburg claimed the life of a teen-age girl —and seriously injured her brother and sister. Mary Hull, 16, of Edinburg, died in the accident. ' Eugene Mchial, 50, of Olney, was killed and three others were injured Friday in a two- car crash in Wheeling. Edward Spurr, 46, of Cicero, was fatally injured Friday when he was thrown from his truck after it struck a guard rail on Interstate 94, in Zion. Farmers To Hear "Pat" Johnson, Geo. McKibben Agronomy Day Program In Nit Vernon On January 31 -o- -o- -o- Jefferson county farmers are in for a treat this Friday, January 31 at the annual Agronomy Day program at the First Presbyterian church. Besides hearing expert advice on zero - til and the latest research information on crops, Jefferson countians will get to visit with and hoar P.E. "Pat Johnson again. — It will be Pat's last program in Jefferson county, since he is retiring from the University of Illinois extension service at the end of the winter program. In urging a good turnout for the meeting, Extension Adviser Don Lee said, "Pat Johnson has been coming to Jefferson county with the latest research information on crop production for our county for the past 24 years. Pat has always done a fine job for us, so let's turn out and wish him farewell." Registration at the First Presbyterian church, a mile west of the Mt. Vernon square, will begin at 9:20 a.m. The meeting will start promptly at 10 a.m. and adjourn at 3:15 p.m. George McKibben, extension agronomist from the University of Illinois, will discuss Zero- Til and its ramifications. He will deal with the following questions: What are some of the factors farmers are considering in deciding whether zero- til is for them? What do we look for in planting equipment? What are some of the herbicides we would consider? Are fertility problems different? Does it have possibilities in sod (grass and legume), corn stalks, soybean 1 stubble and wheat stubble? How do we handle insecticide and j rodent control? When do we! plant, what row spacing, what i population, what hybrid? Is a j yield sacrifice necessary? ' Just as with any enterprise, or with any system of crop cul- i ture, no- til success depends u- j pon knowing what to do, how! to do it, when to do it. Some of the answers will be available here Friday. McKibben did the first re-' search on zero- til in 1962 at: Dixon Springs. It is being tried all over the state. Last year zero- til was used on about 1,250 acres in Jefferson county. McKibben will start the tM •till PAT JOHNSON morning program and Pat Johnson will take over as soon as he has finished. Colored slides will be used. Johnson, extension agronomist from the Brownstown Research Field, will discuss weeds and insect control, the latest crop varieties, and the latest research fertility indicating where George McKibben the stopping point is for nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. The fertilizer dealers, of the county will serve coffee and doughnuts to the early arrivals. "Come early and visit your fellow farmer," Advisor Loo suggests. There will be a question and answer period. Please Help The Girl Scout Cookie Sale. Ad Sponsored by Mammoth Department Store cUtd&l PASSBOOK WITH INSTANT INTEREST Instant Interest is the way we moke you earn more on passbook savings. 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