10—B THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21), I960 Sen. McCarthy: 'Leave Me Alone By JOSEPH K. MOIIISAT Associated l*rc«.-. Writer .. WASHINGTON IAI'I Kar from the snow and cold of New Hampshire, whore il all hegan a year ago, he drifts in a distant, puzzling way through the warmth and comfort "f the U.S. Senate. The quest is over, and Gene McCarthy "He si mid up and something happened" — hows no passion for resurrecting it. He eares more about his poetry. He continues to bewilder, frustrate, and even anger those who stood by him in one of the most sensational presidential campaigns in history. A new President took olliie Monday. For Eugene Joseph • McCarthy and his followers, the i ceremony merely confirmed the ; impregnability of The System's windmills In one man's ipiixotic lance. McCarthy's yoiitlilnl legions have scattered across the nation, most of them to resume academic careers ,j o y o u s I y dropped l;>st year for The Cause. II bitterness and disillusionment. Iowarr'. man or system, have supplanted in many the high hopes that sustained them during seven incredible months, countless others still flaunt like battle scars their faded blue and white daisies, their tattered bumper stickers. Mut. all of them have nothing left but the memory. McCarthy has turned from them now. He makes no effort to acknowledge that the dream ever existed. He sent them his "Leave me alone now" message loin', and clear, when he : Supported Ilussell Long, who represents, to Mo Carthyiles. the worst of the establishment, over Edward M. Kennedy in the contest for the assistant majority leadership of the Senate. Abruptly yielded to a war supporter, Sen. Gale McGee, his seal on the prestigious Foreign Relations Committee, a forum for the opposition to (he Viet nam war that made him a presidential candidate in the first place. He then compounded the mystery. Free to choose any committee in the Senate, he opl- cc for Government Operations, a committee distinctly of the second rank. "Refused to become Richard Nixon's ambassador to the United Nations, where he could have expounded the peace philosophy 1hal rallied the young around him. Moreover. McCarthy won't explain himself, to his followers or anyone else. Me announced last fall, in an ostensibly serious : moment, that "I will not be a candk'ale of my party for re-election to the Senate from the stale of Minnesota in 1970. Nor will I seek the presidential nom- ination of the Democratic Party in 1972." Did that mean ho' was dropping out of politics? Or that he might run under a new party banner? "Oh. I just wanted to give you lellows something to think about." he beamed to reporters who caught him in a Capitol corridor; he now refuses to grant press interviews. Since the battle of Chicago, McCarthy, 52, has evidenced-; nothing but a desire to retreat i from the limelight. He doesn't talk about the new politics any more. Meanwhile, former Vice President Hubert H.••Humphrey al-; ready has set up a transitional: office and dropped happy hints that he may seek to return to the capitol in 1970 — in Gene McCarthy's Senate seat. BOYD Mr. and Mrs. Sidney-Smart and Mr. and Mrs. Newell Sanders were dinner guests at'the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred High recently. Mrs. Smart, Mrs. Sanders and Mrs. High are sisters. Loyd Anderson and Mi's. Pearl Fleams of Northern Illinois visited here with their father. Mr. Ruben Anderson who is a patient at Good Samaritan Hospital after undergoing surgery. Dave Tinsley made a business trip to Walnut Hill Friday. Congratulation to Mrs. Lillie White who celebrated her 83rd birthday Jan. 25. We wish her many more happy years. The Merry-Males class of the Boyd Christian Church held their hibnthly class social Saturday night with a bowling party at Mt. ! Vernon. Those attending were: ; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pullin, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Douthit. Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Ferguson, Mr. and i Mrs. Jim Prosise, Mr vand Mrs. j Bernard Moore, Mr. and Mrs. (Willis Prosise, Mrs.'' Mary ! Burncs and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Prosise. After bowling they enjoyed a supper at the. "Flame". ; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Moore and Mrs. Mary Burnes were in charge ! of the evening. Gary Joe Burge and girl friend of St. Louis visited in this community during the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Meadows and family spent Sunday after| noon with Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Meadows and family of near Cravat. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goddard and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sargent; •• have been vacationing in Florida. The monthly Fellowship mecl- | ing will be held at Boyd Pente! costal church Feb. 2, at 1:30 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Leuty Chambliss of Bluford visited Mr. and Mrs. | David Tinsley and children Sun- j pday evening. i Congratulations to Mr. and ; Mrs. Gale Mooney on their 35th pwedding anniversary, Jan. 27. ; Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Anderson of j Northern Illinois spent the weekend with Mrs. Jessie Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Mooney, Edd and Lisa and Mr. and Mrs. Gale Mooney were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Gil)ila:ui of Walnut Hill Sunday. . ' , Charlene Tinsley, Cor. z. Maximum life span in mammals ranges from 1.8 years for the golden hamster to 177 years for the giant tortoise, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Big Star Has The Finest Meats In This Area — Every Meat Item You Buy At Big Star Must Be Good Or You Get . . "DOUBLE YOUR MONEY BACK" Ad Effective Thurs., Fri. & Sat. We. reserve the right to limit. 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