Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on November 18, 1966 · Page 2
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THE RE6ISTER.NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER-18, 1966 DEATHS Gale Buliard Dies; Services Here Sunday Gale Agusta Buliard, 60, of 114 North 16th street, died at U a. m. yesterday at his home. Services will be at 1:3D p.m. Sunday at the Myei-s Chapel, with the Rev. Frank L. Trotter officiating. Friends may call at tlie Myers Chapel after 4 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 141 of Mt. Vernon. Mr. Buliard was a member of the Legion post here and the Waltonville Veterans of Foreign Wars post. He was a sergeant in the Army Air Force during World War U, serving with the 73rd Filter Squai-don. He was bom Aug. 14, 1906, in Jefferson county, the son of Air ford and Ethel (Sammons) Bul­ iard. He was a chef. Mr. Buliard was married in Salem Aug. 1, 1948, to Louise Johnson, who survives. Other survivors: His motlier, Mrs. Etliel Bul­ iard of Mt. Vernon; a son. Edward GuUard of Hinckley, ?IU.; a daughter, Ix-ene Wilkey of Ambey, 111.; two sisters, Doris Taylor of Mt. Vernon, and Opal Stewait of Utica, SI., and six grandchDdren. Ex-McLeonsboro Resident Dies , Alonzo Allen, SI, a former lesident of McLeansboro, died Thursday afternoon at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Funeral services wlU be beld Saturday at 2:00 pan. at the Weir Funeral Home in Mt. Heasant Former Resident Dies In California Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Sam Dow- c^y, the former Nancy Stdl« Smith of Jefferson county. . She died November IS in Los Angeles, Calif., and funeral services and builal were heW in Englewood oemetesy there. Mrs. Dowdy was the daughter of the late Nelson and Maty Smith of Mt Vemon. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, a grandson, two sisters, Mrs. Dora Clark of Palm Springs, Calif., and Mrs. Fred Puckett of East St Louis; and a brother, Joe C Smith of the Richview Road, Mt Vernon. Hospital Notes Admitted: Charles Cohijnbus Cantrell, S»- liem. Oscar Smith, south 30th. . Edna Cotter, Broughton. Jewell Heizman, 1119 Mapte, Irene Flossie Rainey, UM south 23rd. Darlene Melton, Hod^kins, HI. Disebargedt Pearl WiUmorc, M<i«ansboro. , Mary Ursall Hampton, llOB WestEott MUdred Hope Fraitey, Belle Rive. Marina Merle Jackson, 2208 Cherty. 6aod SaowiltaB Admitted: Ray Leatbm, RFD 4. Ahna Lemke, Belle Rive, aearence WiUiams, 1100 Conger. Mildred Shelton, 1313 south 12tb James Barker, 720 Opdyke. Kathiyn Pudcett, No. Seven, Rushton Drive. Chalon Flannigan, Dale, III. Geraldine Krofan, 23 Edgewood Drive. Dorofty McCldland, IW soutti 15th. Lynnette CMivier, Waltonville. Carolyn Allen, 1405 south 26th. Discbargnd: Bemice Mcdure, 3214 south Kth. Mrs. Lucille Carpenter and ba- 1^', Kenneth Eugeen, 922 Westcott. Zola Staggs, Wayne City. Patricia Pryor, RFD 4. Mary Elizabeth Morgan, RTO 1. Mildred Drennan, 2234 Casey. Joe Nadolski, Waltonville. Leona Lovin, 828 south 19th. Walter Jones, 909 south 21st. Glenda Garrison, 1017 south 17th. Weather- Here And Elsewhere MT. >'ERN01V WE/VTHER Thursday high 72, low 49. Rainfall 1966 to date 29.94 inches. One year sago high 46, low 26. Five j-eare ago higli 42, low 28. Ten years ago high 57, low 24. Saturday sunrise 6:48, sunset 4:42 (GST). M Sesaer City Hall Insurance Pact OK'd Morkets THE WEATMER ELSEWHERE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, cloudy 55 48 .03 Albuquerque, dear.. 68 Atlanta, clear . Biamaik, clear Boise, clear Boston, cloudy 70 30 49 62 57 65 66 61 .47 M .05 .18 .18 Buffalo, cloudy Chicago, cloudy ... Qncinnati, clear . Cleveland, cloudy Denver, cloudy 61 Pes Moines, cloudy.. 57 Detroit, cloudy 57 Fairbanks, snow . 21 Fort Worth, clear _ 78 Helena, clear ._ _. 44 Honolulu, M _ M Indianapolis, cloudy 70 Jacksonville, clear 77 Juneau, snow 26 Kansas City, cloudy 71 Los Agneles, cloudy 74 LouisviUe, clear ..„„. 71 fOVIemphis. cloudy 75 Miami, cloudy 76 Mihvaukee, clear 62 Mpb-St. P., clear ... 40 New Orleans, clear .. 81 New York, cloudy „. 61 Okla. aty. clear 77 Omaha, cloudy 54 PhUadelphia, cloudy 62 Phoenix, clear 78 Pittsburgh, cloudy 63 Pthid, Me., rain 51 Ptlnd, Ore., cloudy _ 54 Rapid City, cloudy _ 49 Richmond, cloudy .. 71 St. Louis, cloudy 71 Salt Ik. City, cloudy 58 San Diego, clear 70 San Fran., cloudy .... 64 Seattle, cloudy 53 Tampa, clear 79 Washington, cloudy 66 Winnipeg. M M (M-Missing) nXINOIS WEATOER BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cold air pushed temperatures as much as 20 degrees down the scale today in northern Illinois, and it was considerably cooler in Southern Illinois than TTnjrsday. Temperatures ranged from about 40 in the north to 65 in the southern section. Teen readings were expectable tonight in the northwestern portion of the state. Thursday saw the mercury reach TO degrees at Quincy and ^ringflekl, and elsewhere high temperature marks were in the upper 60s. Overnight low readings in- daded 39 at East Dubuque and 55 at Quro. 35 51 5 32 49 52 40 56 57 53 31 53 O 52 24 M 57 56 8 42 59 61 60 72 33 16 54 52 50 31 48 44 53 33 43 24 42 4T 36 55 58 46 62 45 M .04 .01 .10 SESSER — The Qwker Insurance Agency of Sesser has been awarded a contract to provide a $75,000 builders' risk policy to the city during construction of a new city hall. The policy protects the city against damages that might occur to the new municipal facility while it is being constructed on Main street, about a block east of the intersection of Main and Highway 148. The council awarded the contract during a special meeting last night. Construction of the new one- story city hall began November 8. City officials hope to occupy the new structure by next spring or early summer. The Ken Hunt Construction Co. of Mt Vemon Is general contractor. The city recently created the new positions of city secretary and established temporary offices in the water department building on Main, just west of the CB&Q Railroad crossing. Mrs. Gay Lackey was hired for the job that combines the old water department secretarial position with the new post of city secretary. Until the new city hall is complete all calls concerning the dty will be handled in the temporary office. A switchboard and fire and police radio are being installed there. FLAW MT. V. MEETING ON PARK DISTRICT Mt. Vernon Hog Market Prices paid until 12:30 p.m. today were 25c higher. The top was 20.40 for 190 to 220 lb. hogs. Sows were 16.75 for 300 weight down; sows 300 weight and over 16.50, down. Boars were 13.00 and 13.50. After 12:30 p.m. today prices will be based on next day'i prices. Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vemon this afternoon: Soybeans 2.80 New shell com 1.22 Cash Grain CHICAGO (AP)-Wheat No. 2 hai-d 1.76%n; No. 2 red l.lGVin. Com No. 2 yellow 1.25>ri-31'/i. Oats.No. 2 heavy white 7714. Soybeans No. 1 yellow 3.04. Soybean oil 10,85n. (Continued from Page 1) 8VATE TEMPERATURES Chicago Midway 65 40 Chicago O'Hare u....- 66 Chicago Grant Park — Rockford Moline Peoria Springfield VandaUa Quincy Belleville 64 61 68 69 70 67 70 69 63 47 61 71 37 42 40 35 34 38 46 36 47 28 30 28 55 BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Russell Wayne BuUock of mi south 26th arc the parents of a son bom at 2:10 o'clock yesterday afternoon in Good Samaritan hospital. He weighed seven pounds five ounces and has been named Scott Wayne. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Melton of Hodgkins, HL, are the parents of twins bom tills morning at Jefferson Memorial hospital. A daughter, weighing four pounds one ounce, arrived at 5:45 o'clcx^ end a son, weighing three pounds twelve ounces, Mrived mt titQ o'clock. MIDWEST Dubuque „ Green Bay _.. Madison — Paducah *WE-DAY FORECAST Southern Illinois — Temperatures will average 2 to 7 degrees above normal for the period Saturday through Tuesday. Mild over the week end with a little warmer early next week. Normal highs range from the mid 40s to the mid 50s. Normal lows range from the upper 20s to the upper 30s. Little or no precipitation is expected. Arrest Suspect In Cop Shooting ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police arrested late Thursday night Troy Brown, 20, of St. Louis in connection with ithe shooting of two policemen. Police also took into custody three girls, all juveniles, and booked them accused of riding in a stolen auto. Brown was booked and charged with assault with intent to kill and stealing over $50, Patrolmen Roy Grillion, 27, and David Lovelace, 29, were reported in serious condition early today at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Grillion was shot in the face; Lovelace, in the temple. Police say the officers shot and killed a companion of Brown's, Leo Dansberi-y, 22, also of St. Louis. Dansberry and Brown were among five persons in the car which was stopped by Grillion and Lovelace after a three-block cbue in northwest St. Louis. The officers spotted the auto, noticed it was on the stolen car sheet, attempted to halt car sheet, attempted to halt it and watched it sj«;ed away. The car hit a parked auto, sw6rved and .skidded to a halt , Grillion and, 7tfa grai. planning an election. The steering committee, he said, would have the principal responsibility in the community project. The Plan Commission would still be available for advice and assistance. Allen said that he and Bob Ward, a former member of the Plan Commission, attended a state-wide meeting of park associations and that they learned that Mt Vemon can receive all the expert help necessary in park district planning. In addition, he said, Southern Illinois University officials have offered 1o conduct a feasibility survey, at no charge to the community. "So many people are willing to help us that it is breathtal-' i" he said. "All we have to flS is ask for it." Allen urged all citizens to attend the meeting next Tuesday night. He said that questions 6 R tax support of a pai-k district, feasible boundaries and many other questions will be answered. Discuss Future Paul Tyler, a member of the commission, expressed concern last night over the "continuity" of the Plan Commission in the futui -e. It was pointed out that the terms of all 14 present members, of the commission will expire by May of 1968 — the terms of three' members next May and the tei-ms of 11 members in 1968. The board, over the past several months, has been reduced ti-om 21 to 14 members. Mayor Joe Martin, who makes the appointments, has not appoint ed new membei-s when resij^nat occur or terms ekpire. The mayor said he believes the conunis- Eion will be more efficient with fewer members. Tyler said that unless some new members when resignations board in 1968 would not have any veteran members, with years of experience. Dr. J.R. Anslty, Plan Commission chairman, said he had discussed the problem with Mayor Martin but that no decisions had been made. In other action last night the commission: 1. Approved Park Plaza num bers for stores in the new shopping center in the former car shops area. 2. Heai'd report that a citizens advisoiy committee to plan neighborhood beautification will probably be appointed by the mayor and council. Attending last night's sessicm were Chairman Aiisley. Dr. W.R. Hayman, Eddie Allen, Vance Skinner, Zora Rainsberger, Wll- pointments, has not appointed vis, Evan Lee, Arnold Ross and Charles Sargent. Councilman Coy Flota also attended, as a city council observer. St. Louis Produce ST. LOUIS (AP) - Eggs and live poultry: Eggs, consumer grades: A large 43-45, A medium 3941, A small 28-30, B large 39-41; wholesale grades, standard 3739, unclassified 29-31, checks 2122. Hens, heavy 14-15; light over 5 lbs 9-10; under 5 lbs no price; broilers and fryers 25%-25%. Chicaso Produce CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange — Butter 93 score AA 66%; 92 A 66%; 90 B 65?4: 89 C 63Va; cars 90 B 66 %-89 C 65. Eggs 70 per cent or better grade A whites 48%; mixed 48; mediums 39%; standards.42. ALDBIN BEGINS HIS SPACE W.\LK—Astrmaut Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin begins his long excursion In space outside the Uemini 13 capsuio over th^ Pacific ocean. He has Just left the spacecraft to begin a series of tasks desglneU to determine man's work in a weightless environment, (AP Wirephoto) REJECTS VOLUNTARY ABSTlNANCE PROPOSAL UB Church Stands Pat For Strict Prohibition LIVESTOCK NATIONAL S-TOCKYARDS, lU. (AP) — Estimates for Monday: Hogs 10,000; cattle 4,500; calves 250; sheep 900. Hogs 5,500, sows fairly active and steady instances 25 higher on weights over 500 lbs; 190-240 lb ban-ows and gilts 20.5021.75; 300-650 lb sows 16.25-18.00. Cattle 300, calves 100; utiEty and commercial cows 16.0017.50; calves moderately active, vealers and slaughter calves steady; good and choice vealers 25.00-34.00; good and choice calves 18.00-22.00. Sheep 50, not enough on offer to establish market. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP)—The stock market was lower early this afternoon put the pace of trading had slackened. Fairly sharp losses were shown both by blue chips and glamor stocks, including the selected issues which were pounded so severely Thursday. The list was lower from the start as it resumed its reb-eat of the previous session. Here and there some stocks held their own or even posted small gains, but the recovei-y movement was feeble. As trading entered the afternoon, losses worsened. Declines of fractions to 2 or 3 points appeared among the oustanding key stoclB. Declines running to several points were shown by the highflying glamor stocks in electronics, office equipment and aerospace. News that housing construction in October had fallen to Its lowest level in 20 years was a discouraging bit of news. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon was off 1,4 at 297.7 with industrials off 3.5, Old Political Posters Dumped CHIC\GO (AP) — The Evangelical United Brethren Church closed its 10-day general conference Thursday and voted by a narrow margin to hold fast its stand on temper;mce. The Illinois annual conference "voluntary total PHOENIX. Ariz. (AP) About 21,000 political posters'' have been hauled to a Phoenix proposed that dump and bulldozed under the abstinence from all intoxicants," sod. be adopted, - eliminating the Republican central conunitteo "Strict prohibition of the manu- officials reported Tnursda'y they factm-e, sale and use of intoxi- had paid $1,050 to persons, who '=^'J"S liquors. gathered up the posters of both' A-two-thirds majority of the, port said are "large cracks in parties. A nicke'.-per-poster conference was required for j the columns, beams and gussets bounty was offered by the com- Passage of the proposal. It failed Demand Eads Bridge Repairs ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis street director C. Larry Unland said Thursday that historic Eads Bridge would be closed unless the bridge owner makes what Unland said are needed repairs. The 92-ycar-old bridge across the Mississippi River connects St. Louis, Mo., and East St. Louis, 111. Unland said he was drafting a letter to the Terminal Railroad Association, which owns \he bridge, asking them to correct what a city inspection re- BENEFfT AT COMMUNrTY CENTER NOV. 25 Thanksgiving Hop For United Cerebrat Palsy W. C. Rodgers Killed Fairfield Truck Driver IsCrushed GIBSON CITY, ni. (AP) William C. Rodgers, 49, of Fairfield, was killed early this morning in the wreck of his semitrail­ er truck. Ford County sheriff's deputies said the truck went out of control at the south edge of Gibson City, skidded through the intersections of U.S. 54 and Illihois S and 47 and crashed into a ditch. Rodgers was tfirown from the cab and pinned under the vehicle. Lik« Medlcart Sees Socialized Law In 10 Years mittee. REPORT U.S. HOLDS 3 TO 1 MISSILE LEAD to pass by about 10 votes. Proponents • of the resolution ,' which bars. The expose the reinforcing report also said that BOSTON (AP) — The executive director of the Wisconsin Bar Association predicts "judi- care," a legal version of medi-> care, be available throughout the tountry in 10 years. Philip S. Halberman, speaking Thursday at a session on "socialized law" at the Boston University law school, said the" criteria for free legal help would be economic status, ratb^ er than age. He predicted a nationwide system similar to the "judi- care" system operated since June in northern Wisconsin and elsewhere by the Office of Economic Opportunity. Under the experimental pro- gi-am, bills for legal services to persons in low-income brackets are paid by federal and local funds. HONOR 2ELMANS, ARCHITECTS AND HOME BUILDER (Continued from Page 1) said the revision was required to guard rails on the bridge are (Continued from Page 1) with 5-1 Titan II missiles and more than 600 Polaris missiles. ADD REPORT U.S. — 24 .... There have been published reports Hiat the Soviets have sharply boosted tlieir production of ICBMs, but officials — with- sirengtlien the realism of tlie church's current article. Strict interpretation of the current, article, proponents said, would exclude from the church hotel and restaurant employes, clerks in groceries where liquor is sold and even airline • pilots assigned to fUgtits' on which liquor' is served. The convention adopted a out acknowledging this - em- statement on Viet Nam which phasized that the U.S.-Saviet soviet relationship still is better than 3 to 1. They refused to speculate on future Soviet production and also said tliat their estimates of Soviet missile capabilities did not take into concurred in principle with the National Council's policy statement of 19S5, but deleted specific references tr- inclusion of the Viet Cong in ^y peace conference. The delegates also decided "flimsy" and are "unlikely to contain a vehicle." Unland said the repairs must be started within 10 days. He said he made Hie dec'.sion after the inspection reports from Alfie M. Johnson,. chief engineer of the sewers and paving section of the Board of Public Service. The Terminal Railroad Association is a switching operation for railways in the St. Louis metropolitan area. account the Soviet rockets now against a clause asking the U.S. trained on European targets. i governnipnt to "provide oppor- McNamara's delay in depi- tunity for birth control infonna- oying the Nike X system — esti- tion and devices and regular ex- mated to cost between .58 billion amination of Asian prostitutes." and $30 billion — has been shar-• The conference approved an ply criticized by some members .'^pril 1958 meeting in Dallas of COUNTY CLERK ASKS FOR CUT IN SALARY (Continued from Page 1) of Congress in the past and is expected to be a prime point of contention next year. Hits Nike Relay Sen. SU-om Thurmond, R-S.C, warned Wednesday Uiat any future delay in deploying the Nike X system could be fatal to American security. Officials answered that charge indirectly by pointing out that the United States has spent more than $2 billion thus far in research and develops ment on the Nike X — dollar* that have improved America's ability to get the system into action once a go-ahead is given. They refused to estimate, however, how long this might take. an adjourned session to consummate union with the Methodist Church, approved Friday by both churches and subject to ratification by regional conferences of both denominations. GOP Assembly Caucus Dec. 20 SPRINGFIELD, 111. (API-Illinois House Republicans will calicus in Springfield Dec. 20 to select a speaker and other leaders for the 1%7 legislative session. Victor L. Smith, GOP state MEETINGS Rome O.E.S. Rome Chapter 1014, Order of Eastem Star will meet Monday eyening at 8:00 o'clock in the Masonic Temple at Dix. Sarah Michael, W,M. Nellie Hawkins, sec, N.A.B.C.B. Members of the local chapter, National Association of Retired QvU Employes will have a potluck dinner at noon Monday, November 21, In the Recreation Center at the housing pro* ject. A lousiness meeting will follosv and all members are iii- slted. .1 and utilities un- system and has told Congress in ^he session Jan 4. Republi- the part that millions of lives ^'^^J'" could be lost no matter how "'^''S'"- , much money was spent on de-' ^hi:ee candidates have an- velopment of the Nike X. "ounced for speaker and oth- That thinking was echoed ."'s ai-e expected to get into he Thui-sday when officials cau- race. The anhounced candidates tioned that because Uie. Soviets are Rep. Jolm Lewis R-Marsh- are construcUng an antimissile ' ^^P' L,^"''*: ^-^'°"' system, it does not follow that Cl^»'"les Clabaugh. R - Cham- i p. A. Whitiocl ^iseftident. rails off changed. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was off 5.29 at 810.74. Among issues severely mauled Thursday, Fairchild Camera extended its loss of 19% by nearly 5 points; Motorola added half a dozen points to its drop of 10^, and Texas Instruments extended its decline of 15% by another point or so. Denials of rumors that there would be further, broad price cuts in integrated circuitry did not help the stocks which were dumped so heavily In the previous session. A bright spot was Tldwwater Oil which advanced about 5 points on news it has offered to buy up to 1.1 million shares of its stock at $74 a share. A 3-point loss by Du Pont and declines of more than a point by Eastman Kodak apd Kenne- cott dampened the averages. Xerox lost 4. Polaroid, Boeing and Goodrich 2 each, RCA, UG-M and Pennsylvania Railroad one each. Prices were mixed in heavy trading on the American Stock Exchange. mombytm ,A k55 rzwyyfwyyf aj 18 NEW YORK (AP) - Daw Jonec noon stock averages-. 30 Indus 810.74 off 5.29 20 Rails 204.94 off 0.79 15 Utils 137.03 oit 0.30 6S Stockk 387.50 off 144 chairman, said Thursday a ma- McNamara"'!s"taown"to have J^^^^y. °^ ^^Pj^'^lr'^an repre- serious reservations about tf-,e. sentatlves favored holding an effectiveness of anj- antimissile early .caucus prior to opemng tcixpayers. "I also want to advise the •Jefferson County Board of Supei^ visors that I will work wiih and cooperate with them in every way possible. Members of the Board as well as all other citizens will always be welcome in the County Clerk'.s office. Any information concerning County business will be made available to any Board Member. Pleasn do not hesitate to ask for any information you may ne£d from the Clerk's office. You are all familiar with the fact that this office is supported by the taxpayers, and that they and all members of the County Board are entitled too, and will deceive the best service the office can render. Very truly yours, DEWEY E. BARTON COUNTY CLERK, ELECT" factulty at Washington University, presented the honor awards to the Mt. Vemon residents in the category of "residence for a doctor and his family." They commented that the Zelman home was a commendable attempt to add to existing building in the best spirit of the modem movement; that it was controlled, deliberate and thoughtful; and that it "took an otherwise banal residence in an ordinary site situation, and tm-ned it into a fresh, lively and thrilling place to live." The judges were George An- seleviclus, professor of architecture and chairman of the professor curriculum at Washington University, Professor David WUd, and Robert L. Vickery, Jr., director of campus planning. Last night's awards pinner- was attended by architects, owners, general contractors, and members of the St. Louis chapters of the Producers (TounciL OVER~20 (rENJOY FARM.BUSINESS BANQUET HERE (ContUiued tram Page 1) the United States should ahead with the Nike X. go paign. Collision Kills 2 GRANITE CITY. 111. (AP)— Two men were killed early today when their cm-s collided north of Granite City on Illinois 5. Granite City police identified the dead as Larry Boop, 21, of .Mton and Stanley Mancheski. 11, of Ferguson, Mo. UNION HALTS WORK ON TV TAPE SHOWS (Continued from Page 1) AT MT. VERNON OFFICE pear before cameras and microphones at the networks — NBC, the Columbia Broadcasting Sys-i Are you going- to be K soon? tern, the American Broadcast- ] yo" are it's a good idea to get ing Co. and the Mutual radio touch with the Social Security network. office in the three months before All three television networks ' the month you becme 65. have piximlsed that all sched-^ i "This is especially important if uled football games this week-' VO" are one of the people who end will be shown even it man- 1 are going to continue to work," agement personnel must call i Social Security officials said, the play-by-play. .i "The people at the Social Securi- AFTRA is seeking a minimum, ^ off'ce want to talk to you about base pay of $225 weekly for newsmen with another $225 for Will You Be 65 Soon? Check Your Social Security on-c a m e r a appearances. Present scales were not disclosed but a member said the base is $195 a week plus fees ior. air time which generally exceed, the base. The union also, wants to raise staff announcers' pay from 5195; to S220 a week. The guild asks that the daily fee for performers in live commercials be in-.; creased from to $130. ' your rights to Health Insurance Benefits. VWien you become 65 you are eligible for hospital care under the program if you file an application. At the same time you are giVen the opportunity to enroll in the.medical care part of the insurance. "The particular month that you enroll determines when your medical insurance begins andyou only have a 7 month period in which you can enroll. If you en- -rqU.iik ttMmonths ..befOTft.]^ month you are 65, your medical insurance starts the first day of the month you are 65. If you enroll in the month you are 65, your medical insurance starts with the first day of the month following the month you are 65. If you enroll in any o( the 3 months fbllow- mg the month you are 65, your medical insurance doesn't begin until 2 or 3 months later. Remember you only have that 7 month period to enroll. "Don't pass the opportunity to learn about the benefits you are entitled to through Social Securi* ty. Visit the Social Security offic, 54 Crownview, Mt. Vemon, or phone 242-6210. The office Is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. dally. On Wednesday, the office is open until 8:45 p.m. for the convenience of those who cannot visit iluxjng tbedaytiiiie iMQM.? > Communism but hunger," the. speaker said, "due to the coming population explosion and the decrease in the humber of farmers." Hough predicted tliat by 1890 large farms will have remote control tractor and equipment and that the farmer wlU set in a controlled building and, with a scanner screen, du:ect as many as five or six remote controlled tractors. "In the 80's diesel and LPG tractors will be gone aijd be replaced by turbine or .electric tractors, followed in later years by nuclear tractors," the speaker said. ." Entertainment was furnished at the banquet by the ChristiaiK naires quartet.of Woodlawn. John A, DilllnghBiii of the Rii^' dy Patrick Seed Company here, was master of ceremonies. The event was Jefferson (bounty's observance of .National Farm -aty Week, November 1824. A Thanksgiving Hop will be held Friday, November 25 at the Mt. Vernon Commvmity Center— for the benefit of United Cerebral Palsy. "The dance is a project of Teen Age Lend a Helping- Hand for United Cerebral Palsy. The dance yvill begin at 7;0O p.m. Time and musical talent will bt donated by the Sub-Debs and th« Ivy Five. A feature of the evening will be a telephone interview with Brenda Lee and Nanqy Sinatra. Prizes will be awarded hourly during the evening. Advance tickets are on sale for 50 cents. Admission at the door on the night of the dance wiU be 75 cents. Man, Wife Seek $25,000 In Suit Filed In Court A man and his wife have filed suit in Circuit Court here seeking a total of $25,000 hi alleged damages as the result of an accident. The suit was filed in behalf of LeRoy Diefenbach and his wife. Norma Diefenbach. It names Eva Pickett as defendant Mr. and Mrs. Diefenbach allege that Eva Pickett was negligent and cau-'-'l an accident on Highway 37, •bout a half mile south of Mt. Vemon on April 3. 1965. I^eRoy Diefenbach seeks $15,000 as the result of alleged permanent Injuries that, he said, include chest contusion and a lower back sprain, with nerve root initation. He also claims loss of wages. Mrs. Diefenbach asks for $10,000, claiming she received multiple bruises and lacerations in p.ddition to internal injuries. The plaintiffs claim that the northbound car driven by Ev« Pickett crossed the center line of the highway causing a collision with the auto LeRoy Diefenbach was driving south. Meeting Tonight Sesser Fire Dept. Seeking New Members SESSER — A public meeting will bo here tonight to reoa> ganize the Sesser Volunteer Fire Department, with hopes of obtaining at least 16 memlwrs. Fire Chief Bill Minor said th« meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the water department buildUig on Main street. "Anyone interested in the function of our fire department is welcome to this meeting," Mhior said. $2,786 Grant To Sims School The Sims grade school has been awarded a federal grant ol $2,786 under a school aid law, it was announced today. Ray Page, Illinois superintendent of public instruction, said the money was awarded undar Title I of Elementary and Seo ondary Education Act of 89-10. Reoorted Theft Probed By Police Police today were investigat. ing the reported theft of about $180 in coins from a" laundry here. Dale Drew, operator of the L&N Laundry at 1412 BrOad- way, said the money was taken frorti 6oin boxes in machines at the laundry. There was no indication of fo-f'ble entry. CIRCUIT COURT Three persoiu have been fined' in Circuit Court h«*^ (jf^ 9f:^flii««i^ for llIegBl trim^^ortatiifin'^'iwj liquor. They are; Sam L. Carlisle, Behton, illegal transportation bf liquor, $10; Dean Hopper, West Frankfort, in- toication, $10, and Ebem Wiley, McRae, Ark., operating a truck without authority, $25^ JUNIOR CLASS BiuFORD NIGH SCHOOL CARNIVAL Nov. 19, 1966 Tlmt: 6:30 t» 10:30 Admlmion: 20c Baby sitting will be available Ratea: 1 Hoar Mo, Half 25c. BILi SAYS: l^i^ck Skylark $2095 So hew It still quolifys for factory warranty. It 's 'a sporty '85 Skylark Hardtop coupe equipped ,wlth V/8 engine, power steering, power brakes, automatks drl««, and many other nk» optioNhs inchidlnir a vinyl top. Inoi* dentally; If you have yoiir heart set on a vinyl top ffa your newt oar— better hurry! I undenrtand that vinyls are almost becoming extinct. Remember the Buffalo? Bin Knifftn W-G MOTORS "The Used Car Leader" Call 242-6420

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