Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on November 15, 1966 · Page 7
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, November 15, 1966
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1966 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS Three lllinoisans Die In Viet Nam WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon announced Miinday three Illinois soldiers iiavc been killed in action in Viet Nam and tliat two have died as ii rosiill of non^ostile causes. Listed as Icilled in acMion were: Jst Lt. Michael C. Doyle, husband of Mrs. Sandra K. Dujlc of Chicago; Spec, -l Dennis L. Dooley, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Dooley, 3417 College Ave., Alton; Spec. 4 Caspar M. Walsh m, son of Mrs. Josephine Rose- usem of Chicago. Listed as dead from non-hostile causes were; Pfc. Otis S. Fi.shor, .son of Mr. and Mrs. Overton Fisher of Chicago, and Pfc. Jimmio L. Dobbs, husband of Mrs. Barbara J. Dobbs of Chicago. OPPOSE SALE OF COMMUNITY CENTER (Continued from Page 1) HEARING AIDS AT FACTORY DISCOUNT PRICES NatiOmdIy adverti.sod better quality heorini; aids nt wholesale prices. BelHiid tlic ear, In gIn »Hos, or cord types and all giiaranteed to lid)) you. Good factory tniint-d nv preeeniatlvcs ii ii d liinicst, •Inoere help at iiU times. If you have always wimlcd u |ood hearing aid but couldn't afford the high prices, now- yon can, at tlicsc low, low prices. Write today to QUINTS IIEARINCi AID CENTER H70 Flicker Drive. Floris•ant, Mo. or call UN 4-0700 ud let me shoiv and demon- itiBte these Tonem aster HeMrlnc Aids. to use ai-ea as Teen Center. Equipment purchased by tlic Conimitlee includes: 1. 100 folding chaii-s. 2. Red carpet for the lobby. 3. Items needed in Teen Center: Table tennis set, balls, etc. 4. Many miscellaneous items such as: coal, loclts, light bulbs, cleaning supplies, paper, soap. Contributions of labor and ma- leiials by others include: 1. A teen-age group of 50 cleaned up the building immediately upon acquisition—washed windows, painted radiatox 'S, hauled out trash. 2. Union painters of the city painted the outside window trim and the Teen Center. Local firms contributed paint for tliis project. 3. A local store furnished drapes for a small meeting room. I. A portable stage has been built. 5. Equipment donated includes: A standard pool table, fully equipped; table for table tennis; three large folding lalilcs; three card tables; a coat rack; double sinlt; furniture for teen center. 6. Window caulking by firemen and others. Some outside painting by civic organizations. 7. Tlie Teen Center was kept open during the 1965-66 season (e.Mcept for two months) and the dances were supervised by interested people giving their time. The Community Center Committee does not believe that the building, at present, is in proper shape for maximum use. Four specific projects are in the planning stage to corerct this. They are: 1. A drop ceiling in the auditorium. 2. The new lighting that Would be necessary irecause of the lowered ceiling. 3. Remodel the largo rest room. 4. Chemge the heating system from a stoker-fired coal system to natural gas. These first two improvements would greatly improve the appearance and the acoustics of the auditorium. The last one would make it possible to have hsat for certain areas insttad of the whole building as at present. It would also be cleaner. The Committee believes that those improvements would be reflected in increased use by local citizens of the Community Center. A part of the necessary funds are on hand and have been designated for this proposed work. Following is an estimate of the attendance at the Community Center and the uses to which the building has been adapted: Aniique Show 700 Art Shows 2,800 Book Fair 1,200 Chui-ch Bazaai's 500 Revival Meeting— 1 week 500 Dog Obedience School .... ,'^00 Democratic Reception and meetings 900 Republican meeting Federated Civic Club card party Democratic Ice Cream Social 150 Mi. Vernon Women's Club meetings Art Guild meetings Radio Club Community Concert Drive City Employees Christmas Parly Wedding reception Family reunion 4-H Meetings Flea Market—planned to be annual affair Misc.. Meetings: Retired Teachers, Bowling picnic, etc. IOC Teen Centei-—Youth in Center and other parts of building for other than dances - 500 Teen dances 2,000 401. 150 lOO 600 100 100 150 100 ICO 100 300 Total 11,850 On Calendar: Optimist Club Auction. Bazars (2) —Jefferson County Homemakers Extension and Community Church. Benefit Dance for Cerebral Palsy. Ben Hur Court No. 115. Request for space in April, THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 1 wish to thonk my many friends and supporters who backed me in last Tuesday's election. My congratulations to Mr. Roddick on his victory. ROY HALL (Pd. Adv.) 1967, for Cancer Drive. The Mt. Vernon Community Center Committee, a Committee appointed by one City Council and continued Ijy the present Council, finds itself in the peculiar position of trying to accomplish the tasks for which it was appointed only to find the gov- eiTiing Ixxiy is not apparently wanting success. Therefore, we feel the public must make the decision again as to whether they wish this building sold. We, as members of this Committee and as tax-payers in this community, want to go on record as opposing the sale of this building to private interests. If it is not continued as a Community Center it should be kept as a public building for the future needs of our City. We KC Chiefs Are Talent-Packed NEW YORK AP - With Leon Dawson throwing, Bert Coan, Mike Garrett and Curtis xMo- Clinton running and Johnny Robinson intercepting, how could Kansas City help but be a statistical, as well as a division success? The Chiefs, who head the Western Division of the American Football League by two games, held their No. 1 offensive ranking in AFL statistics this week after a 34-16 blitz of could never acquire such a building or location at this price again. The Mt. Vernon Community Center Committee. Miami. Kansas City has averaged 361.3 yards a game, including a league- leading 159.1 on the ground. The Chiefs are fifth in passing, only because Dawson does,not have to throw as much because of the potent ground force. New York took over the top spot on defense, 257 yards a game, despite a 14-3 loss to Buffalo. Joe Namath also has passed them to the lead in passing with 212.7 yards a game. MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — F<ve • Sunday morning to consider Al- teams are being considered for the Orange Bowl football game Jan. 2 but no decision will be made until Sunday. The Orange Bowl Committee announced it will hold a meeting abama, Georgia Tedi, Nebraska, Florida and Georgia. National Hockey League Wednesday's Game Chicago at New York Closed Wednesday! LAIRD JEWELERS 1007 Broadway Due to fhe fact that we're getting new carpeting it will be necessary for us to close all day Wednesday. LAIRD SERVICE DEPT. And LAIRD'S LADS AND DADS WILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL. 81 NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Messenger of Villanova set a meet record of 24:15.6 in winning the 58th IC4A five - mile cross-country race at Van Cortlandt Park Tuesday and led the Wildcats to the team title with a record low score of 26 points. NOW HIRING RNs, LPNs, NURSES AIDES HICKORY GROVE MANOR, INC. No. 8 Doctors Pork Road Mt. Vernon, Klinois Above average rates, good working conditions, steady employment. BUILD A IV2CAR Oarage $690 $14.43 Per Month 2 CAR Garage $990 $21.70 Per Month COMPLETELY ERECTED No Down Payment FIRST PAYMSNT 60 DAYS GARAGE I TRI-STATE HOMES AND GARAGES 1506 N. 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