Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 30, 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 30, 1969
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THURSDAY. JANUARY 30, TOGO THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS District Dairymen Elect Officers Here Oificers of district 9, Mid America Dairymen, Inc. were elected for 1969 at the ;mnu;il meeting recently at the L. & N. Cafe in Mt. Vernon. Elected were: Director -• John Kent. Route •i, Mt. Vernon. Chairman — Eddie O. Lacey, Route 1, Waltonville. Vice- Chairman — Herman Ctillins, McLeansboro. Secretary — Leonard I-Iirsch. Route 4, Elizabethtown. Redisricting Committeeman O. J. Flatt, Route 3, Benton. Hi-solutions Committeeman — T'.iiil Mill. Route 2. Centralia. '>-legate.s - Wayne A. Estes. Route I, Ml. Vernon, Lee Wil- si'P., Route 1. McLeansboro and Eivin Ecklings, Route 1, Iuka. Alternate Delegates - J. Harold Wangler, Belle Rive, Riley F. Keele. Route 1. Salem and \Y. G. Dutton, Harrisburg. i Hiring the annual session reports were given on operation of the organization, market conditions and the prospects tor I,it lire pricing. Adopt Resolution At Birthday Party War I Vets Here Oppose Changing Holiday Dates Opinions of those attending !vr o as guests Ben Simmons, the birthday party this week •? vnmandcr of Egyptian Barof King City Barrack 's No. 102, racks No. 229, Salem, Past Dept Veterans of World War 1 are i Ad.jvtant Harold 'Cap' Bigelow unanimous in declaring it to! and Mrs. Rkrolow. Known for be a success even though ad- ' his aitivity in many veteran •••e^se weather discouraged attendance of many. Auxiliary President Mrs. Roy Goddard and Barracks Commander Earl B. Adams appreciate the efforts of those members and friends in prcpa- ja+ions for the event and especially those by the committee decorating the tables and all Auxiliary members for their furnishing the foods, various and delicious. organizations. Bicglow. in an inspiring speech, pointed out (ho worth of membership in the VVmid War I organization and discussed legislation to which he was opposed. Tn connection with acts of the !)0th Congress, the Barracks a- dopied a resolution opposing the changes proposed by that body to change historic dates of observance of holidays, particu- \y that of Memorial Day and 19G9 OFFICERS of district 9, Mid-America- Dairymen, Tnc. are shown after their election in Mt. Vernon. Font row, from left—Herman Cullins, vice chairman; John II. Kent, district director; Eddie O. Lacey, chairman; O, J. Flatt, redisricting committeeman. Back row, from left—Lee Wilson, delegate; Leonard Hirseli, secretary; Emil Hill, resolutions committeeman; Wayne A. Estes. delegate; Harold Wangler, first alternate delegate. Absent when the picture, was taken were Ervin Eddings, delegate, Riley 1'. Keele, second alternate delegate, and W. G. Dutton, third alternate delegate. The business meetings of; Armistice Day often known as the two organizations which fol- j Veterans' Day. The B a rracks lowed the dinner saw transae- j members, noting that these tiors of much important business and the Barracks welcomed two new members, which are needed to fill the ranks for the Boys of 1917-18 as the Grim Reaper exacts toll of these 'Old Timers'. This evidence of brought to the attention of the members as they listened to the reading of history of the organization and noted the passing of many who had contributed much to the Barracks. It was more pronounced when Chaplain Roy Van Horn, in solemn ceremonies, draped the Parracks charter in memory of two members who had gone to their reward in the past month. The Barracks was happy to oh .An >,.;es cannot become effective until the Illinois legislature approves them, it; will be the policy of local veterans to encourage opposition to the change and retain May 30th as Memorial Day and November 11th as Veterans' Day. It was pointed out that the national organization of the American Legion concurs in this opposition so amendment to the law may be written in the present congress. Announcement was made of I the March meeting of the Third Disirict which will be held at Ml. Carmel on March 1st and the next meeting of King City Barracks to be February 25th. Minister-Columnist To Speak Here Mar. 4 »olwoi*tR 90« ANNIVERSARY w Specially priced while they last FLOWERED SPORTSTER 37 Wildly designed sports vehicle in way-out colors ... decorated with mod flower stickers. Plastic seats, steering wheel. Sturdy steel body, bright trim. i^r SATISFACTION GUARANTEE-REPLACEMENT OR MONEY REFUNDED Just Say "Charge-It" In Every Department Open 9:30 Till 9:00—Plenty of Free Parking One of two guest speakers at the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce's 4th annual Clergy- Business Man Open house Mar. •l will be a noted clergyman, a tormer college presidnt, an I author and a newspaper columnist — the Rev. Webb B. Garrison, D.D., Litt. D., pastor of the Central United Methodist church in downtown Evansville, Ind. This announcement was made today by Marion Heifner, chap­ man of the chamber's Good Will ambassadors, sponsors of the project. The Rev. Webb has held his orrtent pastorage since 19t>:!, following a term as pastor of Roberts Park Methodist church, Indianapolis. j Born in Covington, Ga., he {received degrees from Emory University, Atlanta. He spent nine years as a pastor in South Carolina and then became assistant dean of Emory Uni-1 versiey's school of theology. Subsequently, the Rev. Garrison lectured at Scarrity college and •r ft** + Dearinger, Allen And Others To Lecture REND COLLEGE OFFERS COURSE ON SOUTH ILLINOIS HISTORY Would you like to know more : about the area you live in, and {At Clergy-Business Open House the early settlers of southern; Illinois? If so, you are invited to enroll in a night adult education course which will start February 3 and continue each Monday evening through April 21. The non- credit course, Historic and Scenic Southern Illinois, will feature expert guest lecturers representing the Southern Illinois Tourism Council, Region 9. Lecturers during the 14 weeks course will include Lowell A. Dearinger of Mt. Vernon, an authority on the history of the area and John W. Allen of Carbondale, southern Illinois' best known historian. Dearinger will lecture March 10 on how the people lived in southern Illinois in pioneer days at Kaskaskia and Cahokia, and in the Illinois Territory. He will discuss slavery, outlawry, statehood and elections of the days gone by. Historian Allen will lecture on "American Settlements Along The Ohio." They are two of the 14 lee- turd's who will present the southern Illinois story. Interested persons may enroll in advance at the college registrar's office, 315 south Seventh street, or by reporting at the first class meeting, at 6:30 p.m. February 3 in Room 201-B at: the high school. The registration fee is $10. Vanderbilt University and for Here are the subjects and lec- j three years was a staff member of the national board of education of the Methodist church. Following this tenure, he served as president of McKendree College, Lebanon, 111. A free lance journalist the : t 25 y ears Rev. Webb serves White Settlements i' as a columnist for the Evans . ville Press and turers for the 14- week course Feb. 3 — "This Land," Julius Swayne, biology instruct o r, Rend Lake College. Feb. 10 — "American Settlements Along The Ohio," John W. Allen, Carbondale Feb. 17 Along The Mississippi," Florine McConnache, Sparta, assistant extension adviser. Feb. 24 — "Pioneer Society", Mary Resheter, Buckner, a trus Two Denied Citizenship SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Two women were denied citizenship by U.S. District Court \ Judge Thomas MacBride who j said that as Jehovah's Wit- '• nesses their religious beliefs tee of the Rend Lake Conser- 1 G ^pted an invitation of the Mt. jshow "they are not attached to Ind i a napolis j the principles of the constitu- A'ews. He is an author of li) jtion." ! books and has contributed chap- 1 VlacBririe said he turned 1 ters to 18 other books. He ac- ; d(n ,„ tne petitions of Renate i petitions of Marie Louise Nikola, 2h vancy District. March 3 — "The First People Here," by-Irvin Peithmann, Carbondale, Indian history expert. March 10 "How The People Lived," Lowell A. Dearinger, Mt. Vernon. March 17 — "Their PJcono- my" Goffrey Hughes, Carterville, executive secretary of Southern Illinois Incorporated. March 24 — "Theri Agriculture," Leslie Broom, Vienna, resource development , Dixon Springs Experiment Station. March 31 — "Forestry," Roger Leonard, Shawnee National Forest, Harrisburg. April 7 — "Fish and Wildlife," Crab Orchard Wildlife Re-j fuge representative. ! April 14 — 'The Local Story," Don Strickland, Project; Uplift, Mt. Vernon. April 21 — "Where To Go And How To Get There," Robert F. Sullivan, Herrin, supervisor, Illinois Tourism Council Region 9. vVr»on Ministerial Association , H; . 0 soon Koon Matz. [to appear here. L'D , and o5, since iiey say they would refuse to, An outstanding midwestern vote, serve on juries, support a business man has been invited U.S. war effort or otherwise to appear on the same plat- participate in governmental ac- • form with the Rev. Webb as livitios. a representative of business. Tnc judge said he could find , Mt. Vernon Rotary Club will no precedent to his Tuesday de-; join the chamber of commerce eision but "the granting of citi- i Gor-d Will ambassadors as a : 'enship is a privilege and the | co-host, with all business men and clergy of Jefferson county- being invited. Luncheon reservations are now beign accepter' at the chamber of commerce. burden is on the applicant to show his eligibility in every re Mrs. Matz, a native of Korea. ' has lived in the United States i MIX.O 1956. Mrs. Nikola, a Tier- j man native, came here in 1950. ' Fleet's Visit In 1863, two Russian Heels unexpectedly appeared in American waters, one in the Pacific; and the other in the Atlantic, celebrated annually to ask God's Six warships put into port at! blessings on the administration San Francisco and a like num-'cf justice in the United States, ber at New York. It was con- i H began in this country about sidered a friendiy gesture. 119: ? 8. "Ke«l Mass" The "Red Mass." named fori the color of the vestments worn' by the officiating priest, is i Lieutenant From Chester Killed WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department said Wednesday that an Illinois ;:;rviceman had been killed in action in Vietnam. He was identified as: Army 1st Lt. Bruce R. Welge, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Weige, 139 E. Opdyke St., Ches- "Cover Fire The word curfew comes from the French word "cuevrefu" meaning "cover fire". It was used as a signal, by the tolling of a bell, to warn townspeople to put out their fires and lights at a certain tone of night. Clearance! Winter Hats Values To $19.95 $5 HOUR SALE FRIDAY 9:80 »* 12:30 p.m. 163 Better Winter DRESSES Must Be Sold In 3 Hours Regardless Of Our Loss . . . Juniors! Petites! Misses! Values From $19.95 And Up To $24.95 Just 10 Winter Suits Left NOW PRICE Exclusive Sheer Wools, Knits, Crepes! Values From $29.95 to $37.95 Just 3 Mink Stoles Left $ 150 00 OFF, One Of-A-Kind Styles From $49.95 To $59.95! Exciting New Fashions Are Now Arriving . . . We Must Make Room For Them . . . Don /f Miss This Big 3 Hour Sale. Our Buyers Are Now Off To California To Select Sunny Fashions Just For You . . . They'll Be Arriving Soon!

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