Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on April 2, 1955 · Page 1
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TEMPERATURE Friday—high, 68; low, 43. Last night's low—51. Noon temperoture—66. MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS MEMBER AUDIT-BUREAU OF CIRCULATION SQUARE DEAL FOR ALL — SPECIAL FAVORS TO NONE A NON PARTISAN NEWSPAPER WEATHER MOSTLY FAIR and continued miid tonight and Sunday, Low tonight low 40s. High Sunday around 70. Low Sunday night low 40s. VOLUME XXXV — NO. 157, MOUNT VERNON, ILLINOIS ~ SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1955 25c PER WEEK BY CARRIER DEATH TOLL IN QUAKE RISES TO 323 CHURCHILL MAY RETIRE NEXT WEEK Dinner With Queen Monday Night May Be His Farewell Party as Prime Minister. RESIGNATION ON TUESDAY HINTED London' Newspapers, Closed by Strike, May Miss the Biggest Story of the Year. By AstocUtcd Prtfl LONDON.—Opinion hardened in Britaain today that Winston Chufchill will step down as prime minister next week — perhaps Tuesday. But "there is still no official word on the 80-ycar-old government Icador'.s plans. And none is expected until such a time as Churchill fomially gives up the government reins. The authoritative British Press said today "there is now every reason to belic\c that on Tuesday Sir Winston Churchill will driso from 10 Downing Street to Buckingham Palace where he will place his resignation as prime minister in the hands of the queen." The independent Economist commented ". . . Churchill has avoided any direct answer to parliamentary questions about his retirement with such puckish assiduity that it is now more widely a.ssumed than never that his retirement is .only a few days off." Monday nig-ht Queen Elizabeth rr and her husband, the Duke of Edinbudgh, will wine with Churchill at his official Downing Street residence. Many expect the dinner to be Churchill's "farewell party." Most observers believe that, if Churchill does resign as prime minister, he will not leave the House of Commons, but continue on in his other capacity— as "elder statesman" in Parliament. STRUCK DAILIES MAY MISS BIO STORY By Aisoclatid Prut LONDON. — Settlement of London's week - old newspaper strike appeared remote today as the government turned the tnoiv- ny issue over to a court of inquiry following a breakdown of negotiations. Although publishers nervously anticipated Britain's biggest Story of the year—the expected retirement of Prime Minister Churchill—the odds were that the strike would drag on until after Easter. The strike, which has shut off London's 13 big dailies and 11 Sunday papers, has virtually isolated Londoners from current happenings. The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) has slightly increased its radio and television newscases, but they offer only skeleton coverage. New Highway Post Office On First Run Here (Picture on Page Two) The inaugural run of a highway p (ist office which gives Mt. Vernon direct mail service to the state capital was hailed in ceremonies hero yesterday afternoon. The huge Hi-Po truck arrived at the local post office shortly after 2:00 o 'clock on it's first run. Taking part in brief ceremonies were Postmaster Raymond Grigg, B. P. Adams, administrative officer of the post office department. Wa .shington, D. C, C. W. "Runt" Bishop of the post office department, a former Congressman, D. M. McGee, district manager, .Stanley Larson, associate operations manager of the Chicago regional office. Harlow Boner. aEsistant district superintendent of (he postal transportation service, Chicago, and Carl Bond, representative of the national postal transportation service. The new Hi-Po will start regular service next Monday. The Marion to Springfield route will give southern Illinois a long -needed direct mail connection to Spi-ingfi.eld. The only mail handled on the inaugural run consisted of "first trip" covers for the benefit of stamp collectors. ARCTIC AIRLIFT By A »aeia ««d Pr<«> WASHINGTON — The United States and Royal Canadian Air Forces will airlift nearly 750,000 pounds of food, fuel and equipment to four weather bases they operate in the remote Arctic. NATIONALISTS DIG IN ON MATSUS TMs Is a hlllHidR on Nnnkan Island, headquarters of the Matsus chain off the mainland of Red China. It is lioneyconibecl witVt dugouts and trenches to be used-In defense if the Reds •ttttck, but it also has its gardens (right foreground) to provide food. (AP Wirephoto) 13 SUPERVISORS TO BE ELECTED TUESDAY IN JEFFERSON CO. Mt. Vernon To Elect Six Men To County Board, One Each To Be Named in Casner, Shiloh, McClellan, Elk Prairie, Dodds, Farrington And Webber. County Board To Be Expanded To 21 Mentbers, Elections which will decide t!ie political make-up of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be held in eight townships- including Mt. Vernon — next Tuesday, April 5. Elections will be held on the same day in all 16 townships, but only eight townships w^ill elect supeivi.sors. All 16 townships will name highway commissioners, some will elect justices of the peace and some will put constables into office. Thirteen supervisors will be elected—six in Mt. Vernon township and one each in Casner, Shiloh, McClellan, Elk Prairie. Dodds, Farrington and Weblrer townships. Board Orons to 31 The April 5th election will result in e.xpanding the county board to a membership of 21, the largest in the board's history. The board, at present, numbers 20 men. The additional board member will come this year-from Mt. Vernon township, which is increasing its representation from five to six members. Eight of the 12 county board members whose terms e.\pire are seeking reelection. Four incumbents do not seek reelection. Retiring from the board are Joe Langa, Casner Democrat, Henry Downey, Webber Republican and Bill Edmison, Democrat, and Dick Roth, Republican, of Mt. Vernon. Here are the candidates for supervi-sor next Tuesday: Casner—Arthur Spangler, R.; Ed Champ. D. Shiloh—Peter Lauris, R.; Alva Mellott, D. McClellan—Lowell Davis, D.; No Republican candidate reported. Elk Prairie — Howard Beckham, R.; Burton Kirk, D. Dodds—Evan Qiambers, R.; Verner Davis, D. Farrington— Leonard Wilson, R; No Democratic candidate reported. Webber — Albert Woodworth, R.; Edward Williams, D. Mt. Vernon—For Supervisor- Clayton Johnson, R.; Walter Rhodes, D.; For Assistant Supervisor — Republicans — Claude Schoch, Kenneth Sandusky, J. A. "Jim" Breeze, W. W. "Bill" Colvin, Gerald Williams. Demo- crat-s—C^harles W. Waite, Goeble Wood, Dale Estes, William "Billy" Moore and Tom P. Reeder. Democrats To Rally Tonight A county-wide Democratic rally will be held at 7:30 tonight in the circuit court room of the county court house here. Democratic candidates of Mt. Vernon and other townships of the county will he present and will be introduced. The • township eloctions will be held next Tuesday. Tonight's rally will be a .ioint meeting of the Democratic women's organization and county Democratic committee. The public is invited to attend. A musical program will be presented. VAN FLEET WELCOMED By AMacittid Press PUSAN, Korea—Retired Gen. James A. Van Fleet was given a hero's welcome by more than 50,000 persons today in this port city. INSIST STASSEN TESTIFY BEFORE SENATE^GROUP Unusual Subpoena Served on Cabinet Member Over Pakistan DeaL By Associated Press WASHINGTON — Foreign Aid Director Harold E. Stassen will appear Wednesday before the Senate Investigations subcommittee. Whether he is going voluntarily or under subpoena was still in dispute today. The subcommittee staff said a subpoena was legally served on Stassen Friday. Stassen's office said he refused to accept it since he had already aiTanged to appear voluntarily. Stassen himself repeated, in a letter to Chaimian McClellan (D- Ark.) Friday night, his "willingness to cooperate with you and your committee and my willingness to meet with you or with the committee at any time." Cabinet Subpoena Unused Stassen has Cabinet rank both in his foreign aid post and in his new position of special assistant to President Eisenhower to study disarmament. It is unusual for congressional groups to go further than "invite" officials of Cabinet rank before them. The subpoena issued Friday was not the kind noftnally used to require a witness to appear, but a docimient which "commanded" Stassen personally to hand over next Wednesday ail his documents and records concerning negotiations for a grain storage plant in Pakistan. Pakistan Grain Deal The subcommittee is investigating the negotiations fof a still- unsigned contract urider which the Foreign Operations Administration (FOA) plans to finance the plant. Robert F. Kennedy, the subcommittee's chief counsel, said investigator Robert J. McElroy reported he had served the subpoena duces tecum on the protesting Stassen, and had even tried to stuff it into Stassen's pocket. The FOA chief's office insisted it was not served. $60,000 Award To R.R. Man's Widow By Associated Press ST. LOUIS ~ A Circuit Court .jury has awaixlcd S60,000 to the widow of a Missouri Pacific Railroad switchman who was killed near Flat River, T^lo., a year ago. Mrs. Rosalie Ncilson of Sparta, III., had sought $1,^0,000 in her suit against the i-ailroad. She had two daughters aged 10 and 7. The .iury's verdict was returned Friday. Neilson was knocked from the gondola car of a moving freight train by a switch stand. Attorneys for Mrs. Neilson, who used a scale, model of the scene, in­ cluding'a train, in court argued that the railroad had placed the stand too close to the tracks. The railroad contended that Neilson had been through the yards before and should have known of the danger. BULLETIN! 6y Associated Press WASHINGTON ^ The State Department announced today that 76 technically trained Chinese students have been granted permission to leave, the United States—meaning they can go to Communist China. Ordf rs which have barred their departure for a.s long as four years In some cases were rescinded. REPORT SMOG AT LOS ANGELES IS MAN-MADE Air Pollution Caused by Industry, Incinerators and Autos. By Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A $300,000 investigation into the dark and smelly scourge of smog hds disclosed: 1. That smog is man-made. 2. That It can be attributed to industry, auto.* and incinerators. 3. That it can be capricious- causing eye initation in one district while at the same time causing plant damage, but not eye irritation, in another area a few miles ".way. Dr. Laurer. B. Hitchcock, president of the Air Pollution Foundation, Friday gave newsmen a briefing on the results of his group's CDUnty -sponsored survey of smog IBKI . stmimer in the Los Angeles basin. Medical science is unable to toll that pollutants in the air killed human beings in Donora, Pa., and London, England, in attacks of smop 'r recent years, he said. But he ticked off the sources that contribute to Los Angeles smog, and the percentage of contribution, as follows: Industry; 50 per cent. Motor vehicles: 40 per cent. Incinerators: 10 per cant. "Smog," defines Hitchcock, "is the eye-smai1,ing, crop-killing • compoumis in pollutions from these sources: "We are certain that smog is msn-made and not the result of chemical veactions from elements m nature "Air pullution isn't smog," he said. "It is the mother of smog." It strikes diflerently in different neighhorliouds, he said. On bad days the worst visability was in the Wilshire District, a few miles ••vest of downtown T.os Angeles. But the worst eye irritation was in the downtown district. Plant damage was worst cast of Los Angeles in s'iburban Rivera and Barsett, instead of cither the Wilshire District, Pasadena, or downtown. HitchcocK said these findings were made in an aeromecric survey —with most of the $300,C0»1 going to contrEcts for outside agencies to conduct tests. Tlic survey included aerial samples 24 hours a day at 10 monitoring stations around the Los Angeles basin. Teach Politeness To City Workers By Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Whether they like it or not, 16,000 municipal employes are going to chann scliool. Civil Servieje commissioners Friday decided to make attendance compulsory, but since the chann will be dispensed during working hours the City Gounc 1 must approve the decision. . City employees, their , supervisors and general managers and members of the police arij^ fire departments will be the students. They will be taught public relations, office courtesy among themselves and to visiting taxpayers, how to handle difficult situations with "crackpots," and how to say no politely, yet fivpi- PRIVATE RITES FOR MCCORMICK AT HIS^FARM Tribune Management Plans To Be Told After Monday Funeral. By Associated Press CHICAGO — Private funeral services will be held Monday for Col. Robert R. McCormick, editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune and for years one of the nation's outstanding newspaper executives. The sei-vices will be held at Cantigny Farm, his suburban Whea'ton home where he died early Friday from a complication of diseases. The veteran publisher, who was renowned as a fighter for principles, was 74 and had been ailing nearly two years. The Rev. Dr. Robert Bowman Stewart, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Wheaton. will conduct the private services. McCormick will be buried on the grounds of his Cantigny home. The home was named for one of the great battles in World War I in which the 1st Division participated. McCormick was an artillery commander with the division. A firing squad of eight 5th Army soldiers and a bugler will perform the last military honors for the colonel. Memorial services will be held at 2 p. m. CST Tuesday in Chicago's Fourth Presbyterian Church. They will be conducted by Dr. Harrison Ray Anderson, pastor of the church, and Dr. Stewart. The services will be broadcast by radio station WGN, one of McCormick's enterprises. In (^ada, officials of Ontario Paper w>., founded by McCormick said memorial services will be held in churches Monday afternoon in Thorold, B a 1 Comeau, Shelter Bay, Franquelin and Heron Bay. ^ . McCormick is survived by his widow Mrs. Maryland Mathison McCormick, whom he married in 1944. His first wife, Amy Irwin Adams McCormick, whom he married in 1915, died in 1939. He had no children. Also surviving are two nieces, Mrs. Ruth McCormick Tankersley and Mrs. Courtland D. Barnes Jr., daughters of his late brother, Medill McCormick. i ^^Ianagement Plans Ready Details of the future management of the Tribune will be announced after the funeral. McCormick several years ago began making preparations for the management of the Tribune after his death. McCormick had been associated svith the Tribune, founded by his grandfather, Joseph Medill, since 1911. He was president of the Tribune Co., which owns the Tribune, New York Daily News and the Ontario Paper Co. of Thorold, Ont. The company in 1953 re- poj-ted its gross income was "ap- pro.ximately' a quarter billion dollars." McComiick's death brought expressions of sympathy and regret from President Eisenhower, newspaper and news« executives, members of Congress and hundreds of other person.'^. Ed Hayes Dies; Former Chief Of American Legion By AtsKlatcd Press CHICAGO—Edward A. Hayes, foi-mer national commander of the American Legion, died Friday of a heart attack in the Alexian Brothers Hospital. He was 62. He had undergone surgery at the hospital last week. An attorney, Hayes was born in Morrisonville. 111., reared in Decatur, 111., and had lived in Oiicago since the end of World War II. Hayes was Illinois commander of the legion in 1929-30 and national commander in 1933-34. Mr. Hayes represented the city of Mt. Vernon in 1938 in an unsuccessful effort to have the King City chosen as the site for a veterans hospital, later awarded to Marion. Active in Republican politics, Hayes was an assistant Illinois attorney general from 1928 to 1933 and made an unsuccessful bid for the GOP nomination for attorney general in 1940. Hayes also made an nsuccess- ful bid for the Republican nomination for U. S. senator from Illinois last year. Hayes ran second in a field of 10 aspirants. Joseph T. Meek won the nomination but last in November to Sen. Paul Douglas, Democrat. Survivors ai-e the widow, the former Margaret Muleady of Decatur, and four daughters, Catherine. Mrs. Cliarles W. Knapp of Bement. III., Mrs. Charles Martini of Chieago", and Mrs. Coyne Callaghan of Milwaukee. TEMPERATURES Rockford 69 33 Moline 69 36 Peoria 70 42 Quincy 69 44 Rantoul 69 44 Springfield 69 45 Vandalia 70 41 Scott Field 66 48 HUMPHREY AND MORSE AHACK CHIHAPOLICY Former Favors India In U.N.; Latter Opposes Quemoy Defense. By Associated Press WASHINGTON—Sen. Know- ith a proposal by Sen. Humphre land (R-Calif) today differed with a proposal by Sen, Humphrey (D-Minn) that the United States support India as a replacement for Nationalist China on the United Nations Security Council. Noting Prime Minister Nehru's assertion that India would not join in if all the rest of the world were fighting, Knowland said in an intei-view he doesn't believe India deserves the "support of people trying to build a system of collective security." U. N. members, he said, are pledged to oppose aggression. Humphrey made his proposal in a Chapl Hill, N. C, speech Friday night in which he accused the Eisenhower administration of "fumbling and faltering" at a time when "the issue of peace and war is the balance" in the Far East. Support of India, he said, would show this country's interest in Asia. He added that "the Nationalist China of today ... is weak and not representative of the new Asia." Humphrey's blast capped a series of attacks by Democratic senators and one Republican — Sen. McCarthy of Wisconsin — on President Eisenhower and his policies in the Senate Friday. Opposes Defense of Quemoy In one of these, Sen. Morse (D-Ore) offered a resolution to put Congress on record against the use of force to defend the Chinese coastal islands of Quemoy and Matsu. Morse was one of those whcrvoted against the defend-Formosa resolution passed by Congress. Knowland told the Senate passage of Morse's resolution would "tie the hands" of President Eisenhower. He said if the Communists took its introductoin seriously, the proposal "might inadvertently encoui-age aggression in the Far East." Humphrey said that the use of atomic weapons to defend the Quemoy and ' Matsu Islands might alienate all Asia, and added: "It would be nothing short of tragic if a decision to defend the off-shore islands should lead to complete break between ourselves and the free Asian nations." McCarthy told the Senate Eisenhower is adopting a "deadly dangerous" attitude in refusing to announce that the United States intends to defend Quemoy and Matsu. Sen. Scott (D-NC) blamed Eisenhower himself for the "confusion" in foreign affairs he said has caused "a drift that has now carried us dangerously close to the bring of war." Weather Outlook For Thirty Days By Associated Press WASHINGTON—The Weather Bureau said Friday its 30-day outlook for April calls for temperatures to average below seasonal noi-mals east of the Appalachians and over the south- em half of the nation from Texas eastward. "Above normal temperatures are predicted in a belt extending from the Great Lakes westward through the Northern Plains, In areas not specified near normal temperatures are anticipated. "Precipitation is expected to be above normal over the southern third of the country, below normal in the northern third and about normal in the central third except for generally above normal amounts along the West Coast," DENOUNCES MORSE RESOLUTION TIDAL WAVE INUNDATES WIDE AREA Hundreds of Homes Swept Away on Lake Lanoo Which Drops 4 Feet Afterward. Sitting on the steps to the Capitol, Sen. William F, Knowland (R-Calif) talked with newsmen Friday after denouncing in the Senate a move by Sen. Wayne Morse (O-Ore) to put congress on record 'as opposed to the use of V, S. forces in the defense of the offsliore Formosa islands of Quemoy and Matsu. Nowland said he believed the resolution "would be so detrimental to morale" that "within two years most of Asia would fall behind the Iron Curtain." Newsmen are not identified. (AP Wirephoto) Britons Rush To Wed; Tax Collector Is Cupid MAGS AYS AY FLIES TO DISASTER SCENE By Assoobtsd Press LONDON — They're queing up to get married in Britain today. The ta.v man proved a better marksman than Cupid — even if not quite as romantic. The rush to get married befoi'e the deadline to qualify for an exemption in the year's income tax is the biggest in years. Couples were being ushered in an out of registry offices in assembly-line style. Registrars at London's Caxton Hall said: "There is a marriage about every 10 minutes." The same was true elsewhere— the prize for marrying before Monday being an income tax exemption of $252 that goes with having a wife. One bride today was Miss Felicity Attlee, daughter of former Prime Minister Clement Attlee, marrying in Amersham registry office to John.K. Harwood, an export buyer. The big mari-jing rush was in Metropolitan London. An official at the Islington register office said: "We have almost lost count of the numbers and are too busy to check now. This is the busiest marriage week we have evef had." Lambeth reported more than 40 weddings on the books. Paddington Town Hall was crowded with people waiting to get married. Kensington reported "they are queing to get married. As one wedding party goes out, there is another waiting to come in." Thieves Break Into Bulk Plant Of Oil Company Thieves b-oke into the Mid- Continent Petroleum Co. bulk jlant office at 202V2 Main street night. They took a Burroughs adding machine, valued at $75, and a five gallon can of motor oil valued at $6, police who investigated the burglary said. Tiie thieves got into the oil company office by twisting a hasp and padlock off of a door of the warehouse. VOTING PtJCET" ARE LISTED FOR TWPJLEaiON Polls Open at 6:00 A. M. Tuesday In 18 Mt. V. Precincts. The polls in the Mt. Vernon township election will open at 6:00 a. m. next Tuesday and close at 5:00 p. m. To be elected are a supervisor, five assistant supervisors, a highway commissioner and a constable. Here are the polling places; Precinct 1—^Harmon's Garage, 205 Main street. Precinct 2—Maid-Rite Cafe, Fairfield Road. Precinct 3—Bruce Garage, 500 North street. Precinct 4—Johnson Motor Co., Ninth and Harrison. Precinct 5—H. & H. Plumbing, Tolle Road and Warren Avenue. Precinct 6—Cox Buick Garage, 1212 Broadv/ay. Precinct 7—Bakel Garage, Salem Road. Precinct 8—Lashbrook Tent & Awning Building, 1612 Broadway. Precinct 9—John Dycus Garage, 522 S. 24th street. Precinct 10—A .H. Yeager Garage, 2408 Perkins. Precinct 11—Begg's Garage, 1911 College. Precinct 12—Eater Garage, 625 S. 18th street. Precinct 13—Jefferson Motor Co., 821 Jordan street. Precinct 14 — Brumbaugh Building, 1011 south Tenth street. Precinct 15—Gregg Garage, 1107 Bell street. Precinct 16—Alexander Grocery Store, 1009 south Seventh street. Precinct 17—Gingham Kitchen Storage Room, 306 Perkins. Precinct 18—Goeble Wood Garage, 314 south Fifth street. 'DISAPPEARED' MALENKOV'S LAST PHOTO HERI IS fHE M0S1 KECENT photo Bhowlng -disappeared" Gcorg) Malenkov, (onner Soviet pronler, with other Soviet leaders. He ta at left Others (Malenlcov to right) are Deputy Premier Lazar Kag- uovlob (bead showing), Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, Marshal and new Premier Nikolai Bul- ganin, Marsha] K. VoroshUov, chairman of the prealdlum of tbe Supreme Soviet; Nikita IChruata> ehev, Communist party secretary. Tbe photo is from an Illustration in the Soviet newspaper Isvea* tla. and shows the leadere sa pallbearers at funeral of Marshal Leonid Govorov in Moscow on March 23, Malenkov misnsd HI j^emicr Feb, 8, (InttmUUnuUaomiphotn) Northern Mindonoo Cities and Villdges Shattered by Earth Shocks Which Lost 8 Hours. By assMlstad PrMi DANSALAN CITY, Mindanao, Philippines. — Lanao provincial 'officials today listed 323 persons dead, 254 injured and tremendous damage m the wake of Friday's disastrous earthquakes in the southern Philippines. Crop damage alone In the corn-growing region of Lake Lanao was estimated at five million dollars. The largest death toll apparently was in the Lake Lanao area where a 'quake-caused tidal wave swept away hundreds of homes and inundated a wide area. Earlier reports, pieced together from accounts by the Philippine Red Cross, Philipfrine News Service and various officials in the area, had listed nearly 200 dead, lOO missing and at least 2jm injured. . Uncounted Wiousands wer* homeless. Disrupted communications yielded only a trickling of the tragic details of the mighty earth shocks but, even so; they presented a picture of widespread destructioh and suffering. Magsaysay At Scene ^ President Ramon Magsaysay flew to the area. The heaviest of the shocks— which contained nearly eight hours—shattered cities and villages bordering the west half of Lake Lanao, in northwestern Mindanao and IKgan City on the island's north coast. Yawning crack split highways, bridges were twisted, churches, public buildings and houses collapsed—some of them sliding into Lake Lanao. Water Drain* Into Fiaeare Lt. Col. Antonio Garcia of the Philippines Constabulary reported the waters of Lake Lanao dropped three or four feet, apparently drained by a fissure on its floor. The lake is about 20 miles long and 10 miles wide. "I heard a rush of water as if there was a suction in the center of the lake," Garcia said. The Philippine National Red Cross reported that bodies, houses and household goods floated on the land. Red Cross offficials dispatched food, clothing, tents and medical supplies to the area—and appealed for more. Brig. Gen. William Lee, U. S. 13th Air Force commander, said Clark Air Force Base would provide medicine and medical teams. U. S. Offers Help Charles R. Burrows, U. S. embassy charge d'affaires, called it a "disastrous of major proportions." He told President Magsaysay the United States is ready to lend assistance. , The Manila Weather Bureau said the 'quakes were the most intense on record in the south- em Philippines. Delicate Surgery Performed Here On Day-Oid Boy A delicate operation at Jefferson Memorial Hospital yesterday was credited with saving the life of a one-day-old baby boy. The child was born at the hospital Thursday without a rectal opening. After the delicate intestinal operation correcting the condition, physicians said they believe the little boy can live a normal life. Hospital attendants said the infant is "doing fine" today. Kills Self In Centralia Hotel By Ai>e«Utt4 PniM CENTRALIA, HI. — A man identified as Carl Ewen, about 55, of Mattoon, was found fatally wotmded Friday in a Centralia hotel rom where he had been a guest about a month. ? Police said a .38 caliber piatoS was found In the victim's right hand and that « bullet wownd in the he «^^?put »tly bad lw«B

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