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THE REGISTER-NESVS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS DEATHS Robert Poston Dies Suddenly; Rites Pending Robert B. Poston ol 1009 Jordan died at 1:50 ajn. today following an ^>parent heart attadc. He worked as a driver for the Rector Yellow Tc^ Cab Company and also as a plasterer. He was 59 years, seven montiis, and 14 days old. *rhe body has been taken to the PUUQT Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mr. Poston was bom April 8, 1907, at Sesser, the son of David B. and Minnie (Robcrson) Poston. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Juanita Burmelster of Ft. Collins, Colo., Mrs. Norma Garren of this city, Mrs. Eleanor Yates of ^ Rockfopd, and Mrs. Sindra Bontjes of Byron, HI.; two brothers, John Poston of Joliet, and James Poston of Belleville; six sisters, Mrs. Frank H&rtej' of LaVeme, Caif., Mrs. Christobelle Hillyard of Mont- clalre, Calif., Mrs. Geneva Sinks of Pomona, Calif., Mrs. Mabel PajTie of Mt. Vernon, Mrs Gladys Stone of Sesser, and Mrs Wastinr' Harris of BelleviUe: and five grandchildren. Mr. Poston was a veteran of World War Two. David H. Slater Dies In Chicago; Mt. Vernon Rites The body of David Harvey Slater, 41; of 1918 Irving Park Road in Chicago, who died last Friday at.Martha Washington Hospital io that dty, has been brought to the Pulley Funeral Home. FTuneral arrangements are incomplete. Mr. Slater was bom June 11, 1925, at Jacksonville, HI.. the son of. David Noah and Lot- Be Ruth Slater. He is survived by an aunt, Mrs. Ruth Calloway of Round Lake. Dl. ^ Mr. Sliter: aerved with the U.S. Marine Corp* during World War Two. He was a former foreman with the Continental Can Company. Funeral Here Tomorrow For W. C. Prinnell Funeral servloes will be held here at ttSO pjow tomorrow for WOUs C (Saody) PrinneU. 706 Bell street, who died Spiday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The funeral wiU be at 1:30 p.m. 'at Myers Chapel with the Rev. •Roy Van Horn officiating. Friends; may call at 'Ow Myers Chapel after 4 pjn. today. Burial will be at Bethel Memorial cemetery. Rites Tomorrow For Girl Who Died In Fire Funeral services win be held here at 3 p .m. tomorrow for Sandra Dale Smelly, 8, who died early yesterday in a fire at the home of her family. The girl wa^ the daughter of Mrs. Iris X^ibforOi and tte step daughter of Robert Leibforth, a WMIX radio personality known as Bob Long. The step father was injured in an att^pt to save the girl. His condition at Good Samaritan Hospital today was termed satisfactory. He suffered an injury of his light foot when a ladder broke that he Was using in effort to get the girl to safety. Services' will be at Myers Chapel with the Rev. Frank L, Trotter officiating. Friends may call at the Myers Chapel after 6 p.m. today. Sandra Dale Smelly was bom Dec. 29, 1957, at South HUl, Va. She was a member of the Logan Street Baptist church and attended the Dr. Andy Hall school. She was a member of the Junior Girl Scouts, Sui-vJvors include: The parents,' Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leibforth, of 2523 College; a brother. Randy; and two sisters, Cathy and Robbin, all of the home; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Walker of La Cross Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Max Leibforth of Two Harbors, Minn. RECOUNT IS Srr IN COUNTY CLERK RACE (Continued troa Page 1) mally contest the election. Results of the discovery recount in themselves cannot change the electka canvass count, but may be used as a basis for an election contest He said be has not decided to contest the election. In seeWng the dii^yety recount. Baker and Davis are acting under Article 22, Section 9. of the Illinois Election Laws which lUlows a candidate who received as much as 95 per cent of the ^tal vote of any elected candi- liate to file a petition to recount pertain specified precincts, not to exceed 25 per eent.of the total iredacts iH tlie district Each )etition must be accompanied )y a check for 95 for alich pr«pinot to be recounted. Weather- Here And Elsewhere Pleads Guilty In Ambush Of James Meredith HERN.ANDO. Miss. (AP) jS .Aubrey Jamee Norrell is scheduled to surrender to authorities MT. VERNON WEATHER _ Monctey high 60, lo\v 51. |, ^ea 2 to begin serving a RainfaU 1966 to date 29.94 tprm for th^ «m. inches. One years ago high 62. low 31. penitentiary term lor the ambush shooting of civil rights leader James H. Meredith last Five years ago high 46. low iJune. 38. The former hardware sales- The Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. set 4:39 (GST). fenced to five years, wnth three 'yeai-s suspended, after entering a surprise plea of guilty Monday to a chai-ge of assault and battery with intent to kill. He is free under $25,000 bond. .Norvell pleaded innocent at his an-aignment last Friday and trial was scheduled for today. His new plea came after his attorneys lost several motions to have indictments quashed. Norvell. 40, was arrested June 6, minutes after Meredith, the man who integrated the Univer- sit%' of Mississippi amid bloodshed in 1962, was peppered with birdshot on the second day of his "march against ^ear" in Mississippi. Meredith was not seriously injured. Later he joined a massive ci\il rights march touched off by the shooting. Albany, clear 44 Albuquerque, cloud}' 60 Atlanta, clear Bismarck, clear Boise, cloudy Boston, clear Buffalo, clear 13 36 51 36 47 18 53 40 45 30 50 28 21 JO Chicago, cloudy 49 45 Cincinnati, cloudy .. 56 38 Cleveland, clear — 52 31 Denver, cloudy 70 30 Des Moines, cloudy 57 51 Detroit, clear 49 33 Fairbanks snow .„ 24 Fort Worth, cloudy _ 82 65 .... Helena, clear 52 23 .05 Honolulu, cloudy 82 72 _„ Indianapolis, clear „ 55 36 Jacksonville, clear .. 62 44 „ Juneau, snow 24 10 .... Kansas Qty, cloudy 78 63 Los Angeles, cloudy 66 52 „ Louisville, clear 59 37 Memphis, cloudy 66 52 „. Miami, clear 81 63 _.. Milwaukee, cloudy _ 47 40 „. Mpls..St.P.. cloudy _ 47 43 „. New Orleans, clear .. 77 52 New York, clear 49 35 „ Okla. aty, cloudy _ 76 63 Omaha, clear 59 45 _„ PhUadelphia. clear . 48 Phoenix, cloudy 29 80 51 50 25 Pittsburgh, clear Ptlnd, Me., clear — 37 24 _ Ptind, Ore., fog 52 33 Rapid aty, cloudy .. 68 37 .... Richmond, clear 52 30 ..„ St. Louis, cloudy — 56 53 _. 26 67 54 60 Salt Lk. aty, clear _ 57 San Diego, clear San Fran., clear — 60 15 .27 Seattle, cloudy 50 36 .09 Tampa, clear „ 80 54 „. Washington, cloudy 49 28 „. Winnipeg, cloudy .... 36 25 _.. STATE TEMPERATURES Chicago Grant Park 49 45 Chicago G'Hare 53 51 Chicago Midway — Belleville Moline ! Pe (Mia Quincy Rockf ord „ Springfield Vandalia Dubuque ._. Green Bay, Paducah 52 45 56 51 . 55 51 55 48 .56 51 . 49 43 57 50 58 49 MIDWEST 48 44 .45 39 58 50 aXtNOIS WEATHER By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Hie weather seemed more suitable for golf than Christmas shopping in Illinois today. Temperatures headed for daytime pealts in the 50s and 60s. Even during the night they sank no lower than the 40s. There was a chance of occasional rain in the northern ^alf of the state, and a possibility of scattered showers in the south- em half. Early in the day rain fell in Quincy while clouds clustered over most of Illinois. Markets IMt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this afternoon: Soybeans 2.80. New shell com 1.15. Mt. Vernon Hog Market Prices paid until 12:30 p.m. today were unchanged. The top was 20 .25 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's prices. Teacher Strike In Second Day YOUNGSTOWN. Ohio (AP)- Mbre than 40,000 public school pupils in Youngstown and nearby Hubbard were without classes again today as Ohio's first teacher strike entered its second day. Teachers who are not members of the striking Youngstown and Hubbard locals of the American Federation of Teachers reported at the schools but school officials in both communities advised the pupils to stay at home. School bus drivers and truck drivers who make deliveries to the schools continued to respect the striking teachers' picket lines at the 44 schools here and the four in Hubbard. Marriage Licenses Roy Hart, 20, and Patricia Robertson, 18, both of Hoffman. Carl Francis Kellerman, 32. and Dottie Rose Kelly, 22, both of PinckneyvUle. Jimmy L. Boyd, 30, of 1011 ma J. Cullison, 21, both of Fairfield. Jaxk . Payne, 30, of 1011 Shawnee, and Jawana Sue Cox, 26, of 232 Casey. Fred Andrew Marcum, 47, and Martha Jane Ward, 18, both of St. Louis. David Doemer, 18, Route 4, Mt. Vernon, and Kathy Ellis, 16, of 1733 Biarwood. Edward Alson Beal, 51, of 223 North 9th, and Juanita Elizabeth French, 52, Route 7. Mt. Vernon. Richard S. Gibson, 23, of 400% North 6th Street, and Carla Jean Chink, 21, of 400% north 6th, Donnle Marshall, 20, Centralla, and Chesta Ann Spearman, 30, of 1024 Jones. Donald Harold Gregory, 33, of 833 South 25th street, and Con- •tanot Ann Burnett, 29, Wausaw, Proposes Tax On income Tax NEW YORK {AP) — Former White House economist Walter Heller advocates a temporary surtax on income taxes, the kind of increase that House Republican Leader Gerald R. Ford says could be a "tragic mistake." Both men put forward their positions Monday in speeches before the annual convention of the U.S. Savings and Loan Ass<> dation. In suggesting a 5 per cent surtax, or tax on a tax. Heller estimated it would produce about $4% billion in new revenues. Ford replied: "From the business point of view, a tax increase could have its greatest impact precisely when business does not need a depressant but maybe even a pep pill. From the point of view of the worker, it would take an additional slice out of the pay checks of wage earners ahready hurt by sharp price increases." Legal Aid For Indigent Grant NEW YORK fAP) - The Ford Foundation has announced a ?1 million grant to establish a nationwide ,. legal orgamzation to handle criminal and civil cases that involve indigent persons. The cases to be handled are those likely to establish legal precedents in guaranteeing the rights of the poor. The foundation also announced Monday a $600,000 grant to the Lawyers' Committee for Qvil Rights under Law, an organization of lawyers formed in 1963 at the request of tlie late President John F. Kennedy. Chicaeo Produce CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange: Butter 93 score AA 66%; 92 A 66%; 90 B 65%; 89 C mi: cars 90 B 66Vi; 89 C 65. Eggs 70 per cent or better grade A whites 47Va; mwed 47 mediums 39»i; standards 42. Cash Grain CHICAGO (.4P)-Wheat No. 2 hard 1.78%n; No. 2 red 1.78%n. Corn No. 2 yellow 1.26-33n. Oats Mo. 2 heavy white 78%n. Soy. beans No. 1 yellow 3.01%n. Soybean oil lO.TSn. St. Louis Produce ST. LOUIS (AP) - Eggs, consumer grades: A large 43-45, A medium 39-41, A small 28-30, B large 39-41; wholesale grades, standard 37-39, unclassified 2931, checks 21-22. Hens, heavy 14-15; light over 5 lbs 9-10; under 5 lbs no price; broilers and fryers 24^-25. LIVESTOCK NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (AP) — Estimates for Wednesday: Hogs 6,000; cattle 1,500; calves 150; sheep 400. Hogs 7.000, 190-240 lb barrows and gilts 20.00-21.35; 300-650 lbs sows 16.50-17.75, C^attle 3,000, calves 300, good to prime steers 23.00-25.50; good and choice heifers 22.00-2^.25; cows 16.00-18.00: good and choice vealei-s K.00-35.00; good and choice calves 18.00-22.00. to prime shorn lambs 22,50; wooled lambs 18,00-22.50; choice to prime shm lambs 22.50; ewes 5.00-8.00. Hos«>ital Notes Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Fred Byford Fleener, Jr. 326 BeU. Eartha Lee Todd, 1009 south 13th. Peter O'Chop, Waltonville. JeiTy Wayne Davis, Opdyke: Ernie Harper, 1726 North. Discharged: Lola Williams, 502 south 15th. Marsha Lynn Davis, Bluford. Charles Columbus Cantrell, Salem. Nolan Gale Sandy, 404 south 7th. John Rhyn€s, 101 south 5th. Verner L. Williams, Woodlawn. Good Samaritan Admitted: Robert Liebfortli, 2523 College, Marccna Riddle, 2513 Casey. James Lewis, 832 Apricot. Claude Kirk, 1502 north 11th, Eluna Hofer, RFD 1. Homer Gates, 1625 Forest. Francis Hayes, 2413 Herbert. TVron Johnston, 704 south 13tli. Steven Rideout, Bluford. Lola Curlock, 1018 Wairen. James Knox, Woodlawn. Discharged; Edna Merriman, 1111 North. Mrs. AJine Taylor and baby, Janice Kay, 1519 south 9th. George Clifton, Opdyke. Marvin Hayes, 801 south 22nd. Duvella Hayes. 801 south 22nd. Sherman Shoemakers, RFD 1. Mrs. Cordey Gammon and baby, Darlene Faye, RFD 3. Lou Ann Witt, 37 Ciwnview. Lynn Wilt, 37 Q-ownview. CHICAGO (AP )-(Ua >A) Live poultry: roasters 23^-25%, special fed white rock fryers 18i /i -20; young hen turkeys 32-34; young torn turkeys 29-30. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP)-The stock market moved lower early this afternoon, showing little response to attempts to rally. Trading was fairly active. Losses among key stocks went mainly from fractions to a point or so. A drop of more than 3 points by Du Pont, however, was an extra drag on the averages. The chemical giant was still reacting to news that it had cut ifs year-end dividend to $2 a share from the $2 .S declared a year ago. Along with General Motors— which sagged another VA — Du Pont helped give the market outstanding blue chip leadership to the downside. GM still was affected by news of its cutbacks planned for December and January. The rest of the stock list was suffering from uncertainty over the chance of a tax boost and an assortment of drab economic news. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon was off 1.6 at 291.0 with indusbials down 3.3, rails off .4 and utilities off .3. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was down 7.30 to 790.86. Losses of more than a point were taken by Standard Oil (New Jersey), Anaconda and Zenith. Montgomery Ward showed a 1 -point loss, recovering partially from a drop of 2»4 to 19% on a huge early block of 344,900 shares. Chrysler sold at 30, off Vt. Prices on the American Stock Exchange were generally lower. NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 790.86 off 7.30 20 Rails 199.99 off 0.77 15 Utils 135.03 off 0.30 65 Stocks - 280.96 off 1.81 Dictator Maps Lows Franco Is Talking Of Democracy B> HAROMJ K. MILKS MADRID, Spain (AP) - Gen. Francisco Franco proposed new laws today to bring a, modified form of democracy to Spain after 27 years of dictatorship. He asked the nation in an address to Parliament to approve changes in the national organic laws that would provide for a premier and a chief of state. He now holds both posts. Franco also proposed en increase in the membership of the Cortes—Parliament—by the * inclusion of 100 members directly elected by Spanish heads of family. The laws would give a broadening of representation in other official bodies. "A real democracy cannot be merely formalistic," Franco told the Cortes. "It requires moral and material elevation and true citizenship. "Every country must work this out in its own way. "Vith us a genuin.'-, orderly, and effective democracy excludes political parties, but this in no way implies the exclusion of the legitimate conb-act of opinions, of the critical analysis of the solutions of government, of public formulation of programs and measures contributing to the progress of the community." Franco's speech made no mention of a specific successor, but his project detailed changes and amplification of the law of succession which restored a monarchy to Spain, On succession, he proposed that it the post of chief of state becomes vacant through death or incapacity, the three-man Council of Regency must take over these powers and within three days announce to a meeting of tiie National Cabinet and Coimcil of the Rsalm a nominee of royal blood who must, if qualified, be approved by two-thirds of those present. If this proposal is not accepted, the Council of the Realm and the Cabinet must make a second proposal of a nominee to become king. If, in the judgment of those meeting, there is no person of royal origin who meets all conditions of law tiiey must propose to the Cortes a regent to take over the powers of chief of state, setting the term and conditions of such a regency. COMMUNITY CENTER TALKS AUTHORIZED (Continued from Page 1) End Cumulative Voting—Hewlett SPRINGFIELD, HI. (AP) State Auditor Michael J. Howlett today advocated elimination of cumulative voting for the Illinois House of Representatives. Hewlett said the system does not give the best qualified candidates and that the principle of minority representation could be better protected with a one-man, one-vote ballot. Under the cumulative procedure, a voter is entitied to three votes for House candidates in a district and can distribute them as he wishes. "Cumulative voting encourages deals between the parties," Howlett said. "In dish'icts where one party predominates strongly, the candidates of the minority party have the incentive to go to the majority party for help against candidates of their own party." Hewlett's suggestions were made in a letter to Rep, Marjorie Pebworth, R-Riverdale, chairman of a legislative commission studying possible changes in the Illinois Constitution. Howlett recommended a system under which no legislative candidate could receive more than one vote from each voter. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grothoff of Bonnie are the parents of a son born at 8:14 o'clock this morning in Good Samaritan hospital. He weighed eight pounds ten ounces, Mr. ard Mrs. Tom Mosbarger of RFD 1, Cenbralia, are the parents of a son bom November 18 in a hospital in Centralia. He weighed seven pounds twelve ounces. The grandparents arc Mr. and Mrs. Harold Garren of Walnut Hill and Mr. and Mm, I Robert Guerrant dly. Santa Can't Land In Town CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) - Santa Claus, says the City Council, is neither a public official nor a foreign power. So he can't land in Clifton. A department store (W.T. Grant Co.) had applied for permission to land Santa by helicopter at a shopping plaza Friday to launch the Christmas shopping season. But an ordinance forbids flying machines from landing in Clifton's airportless 12 square miles. The two exceptions are public officiate and foreign powers. "We love Santa Claus in Clifton," said a councilman. "We welcome him by sea, land ... any way but by air." David Lawrence, Dem Leader, Dies PirrSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — The name of David L. Lawrence was not too well known outside Pennsylvania, except to men like Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Lawrence, who died Monday at the age of 77, spent his political career spotlighted in Penn sylvania as four-term mayor of Pittsburgh and governor. quate use. Heidenrelch said, "I was disappointed fu'st when the library board did not take the opportunity to but the building for a 51 and'again when the high school passed up the same chance. But that does not mean we should make a third mistake and sell it." He added: "I'm not sure the best use is as a Community Center, though they have not been given a proper opportunity. Even if no other use is developed this is a structurally sound building that could be utilized to house some city government fimctions Martin said, however, it appears we are going to have adequate space here (city hall) for many years to come." No specific time was set at the council session for the meeting with civic organizations. The agreement calling for sale of water to Dbc and Kell forbids sale off the main to Dix within an area for a mile and a half outside the Mt Vernon city limits. The agreement sets up an area of about 25 square miles around Dix and Kell that can be served by the municipal system without additional permission from the Mt, Vernon city council. In addition to that area potential customers who live along the water main from Mt. Vernon, but outside the mile and a half zone, can also be served. In all three of-the ordinances passed the council suspended rules requiring second reading in order to get the legislation on the books immediately. It had previously been announced that Register-News carrier boys would make the census of a newly annexed area that is expected to show an increase and provide the city with additional state motor fuel tax funds. The plans to realign election wards, boosting the number from seven to 10, had also been previously announced. The appraisal to be conducted by Murden is one of several required for proposed urban renewal development of an approximate 18-acre tract that would eventually be added to the Mt. Vernon High School, Community College campus. Even though it would be developed in the name of the Community College the property woiald eventually revert solely to the high school since the Community College will close to become a part of the Qass I area junior college in the Rend Lake area. The urban renewal proposal is currently being studied by federal authorities. Yule Season Partdng The council commended City Manager (Chester Lewis for his work in developing plans for the special 3-weelc parking arrangement that would move cars of business district employes outside the perimeter of the prime shopping area so more customers could park their autos. The arrangement would be in force for the three weeks immediately preceding Christmas. If the plan becomes a reality space would be used outside the business area for employe parking and free buses would provide the transportation from there to the business district. In addition, Lewis explained, business people are being contacted in an effort to get them to use some of their private property for customer parking. He stressed that there would be no mandatory ban on em ploye parking in the business section. "It would be on a voluntary basis only. Actually, they (employes) have as much right as anybody to park in the downtown area. However, we hope, and think, they will agree to the plan in order to encourage business," Lewis remarked. He estimated that from 200 to 250 additional parking spaces fcould be developed in the plan. The council approved a bid of $3,278 by Brehm-Hanna Chevrolet Co. for a police car. The overall cost would be reduced through trade-in of an auto pre- sentiy used by the police department. Summers Dodge submitted the only other bid. It was for 53,589. that he agreed with Connally in rejecting the one-bullet theory. The commission, in reaching its one-bullet conclusion, studied films of Cbnnally 's and Kenne< dy 's relative positions and reac* tions in the presidential car and meshed these with timing data concerning the possible rapidity of the shots. Dlflerent Onns Proponents of the theory that someone in addition to Oswald fired shots contend the films and timing data show that Connally reacted too long after Kennedy to have been struck by the same bullet, but too soon thereafter for a second bullet to have been fired from the same rifle. Schlesinger, a Pulitzer-prize winning historian, said at Oxford, Miss., that it "appears to me substantial facts and doubts do exist which would warrant a very intensive inquiry." He, like Life, suggested (Congress initiate the new investigation. Schlesinger said he had not read the Warren Commission report or any other books on the assassination. Russell Bnccked Report Russell said questions could be raised. "The test is, can you answer them," he added. The senator said he had not wanted to serve on the commission, but did not say why. He said his objections had led to rewriting of some key findings of the commission report "I'm the only man that bucked the report," he said. "I told them, I'm not going to sign it as long as it's this way." He said he objected to original wording that stated categorically there had been no conspiracy involved in the assassination. He insisted the report should go no further than saying that Oswald fhred the shots that kiUed Kennedy and wounded Connally. Wama Woaldn't Acree Russell said Chief Justice Earl Warren, the commission i I I We want to thank •veiyone who helpad us through th« tragic loss of our balovad son, grandson and naphaw. Chic McMillln, on Nevamber 5th. Wa want asptcially to say "You did htlpl" to both Myars and Pullay am> bulanct sarvicas, tha staff at tha Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. C. K. Walls, Myars Funaral Sarvica, Rtv. Ac* Summers and family, Tha Jtagistar-Naws, and all tha friends and neighbors who brought so much food and comfort to tha homa. All his flowart war* beautiful. Mrs. Daan (McMlllln) Ayra and Donn Mr. and Mrs. Jo* Hunt Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hunt Mr. and Mrs. Bub Osborn J. C. Hunt J Robbers Run Service Station NEW YORK (AP) - Three bandits tied up a gas station manager and his assistant, police said, locked them in a rest room, then ran the station for two hours early today. Their haul, including money from the cash register: $596. The robbers apparently ' fled when business petered out at the station in Long Island City, Queens, police said. THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF DALLAS TRAGEDY (Contlnned from Page 1) chairman, "was determined he was going to have a unanimous report. I said it wouldn't be any trouble just to put a litUe asterisk up here (in the text) and then down at the bottom of the page saying, 'Sen. Russell dissents to this finding as follows.' "But Warren wouldn't hear of it He finaUy took that part and rewrote it himself." The final report said the commission found no evidence that Oswald "was part of any conspiracy, domestic or foreign." City riles Suit After Crash At Tenth, Broadway The City of Mt. Vernon has sued all parties involved in an accident on tiie public square which damaged an electric teat- tic signal. ' . , The suit is the City of Mt Vernon vs. Roy L. Snyder, Richard Snyder, Joe D. Dodson, and Harold A. and Lee O. Myers, doing bushiess as Myers Funeral Service. The accident, on August 24 at Tenth and Broadway, invoveld a car driven by Roy Snyder and owned by Richard Snyder and an ambulance driven by Joe Dodson and owned by Myers Funeral Service. In the suit the city states Uiat an electric traffic sigrad was damaged to the extent of $559.30. The dty asks that sum from the defendants, along with costs of the suit. $30,000 Lawsuit Filed Here After Rural Accident A $30,000 lawsuit resulting from an accident on a rural road north of Mt. Vernon, was filed In circuit court yesterday. The suit is Karen Elaine Jester, a minor, by her fatiier, James Jester, vs. Holly Jester. The suit states that Karen was a passenger in a car driven by the defendant her grandfather, which was involved in an accident November 22, 1964. She seeks $20,000 for injuries and her father asks $10,000 because of her injury and medical and dental bills. Groothuis Here; Viet Nam Next Pvt. Terry N. Groothuis, son of Mr. and Mrs. (jeorge N. Groothuis, 1010 ToUe Rd., Mt. Vernon, 111., will report Nov. 23 to Oakland, Calif, for transportation to Viet Nam. He is now at home on leave. He took his basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Pvt. Groothuis has completed a six-week course at the Army Transportation School, Ft. Eus- Us, Va. Durifie the course he received instructions in the receipt, identification and storage of Transportation Corps, parts, supplies, and equipment, and Uie maintenance of stock records. No Tax Break If Teacher Quits WASHINGTON~(AP) - A teacher who quits his job and retums to school fulltime for further training cannot deduct his educational expenses from, income for tax purposes, the U.S. Tax Court has ruled. The decision issued Monday could affect many professions — including law, nursing and otii- ers — in which members sometimes quit their jobs and go back to school to obtain advanced degrees. Under present Internal Revenue regulations, an educational deduction can be taken only by a person who takes a leave of absence from a Job or attends school part time, and then only for the purpose of improving a skUl. TUESDAY, >^OVEMBER 22, 1966 Garage, Auto Destroyed By Fire Lost Night Fire at 10:55 last night at tiie home of Gene Welch, 215 north Seventh street, destroyed a garage and automobile, damaged another car and blistered the rear of the house. Contents of the garage which were destroyed included children'.s bicycles. Firemen were hampered in fighting the blaze when a rear suction hose burst on a fire tnick, causing a delay In use of the pumper. In the meantime water from the booster tank was used to prevent the garage fire from spreading to the house. Firemen were on two blazes at the same time, having ans; wered a call at 10:27 p.m. for a'rubbish blaze at the rear of Neal Bros. Roofing Co. at fifth and Broadway. Firemen said the car which was destroyed as a Chevrolet Corvair. Heavily damaged was anoUier car, a Mercuiy. Uplift Staff Attends 3-Day Parley At SlU The staff for Prject Uplift, a federally-financed program for all Jeffei-son county schools, attended a learning conference at Southern Illinois University last Thm-sday, Fridnv and Saturday. Demonstrations were given on closed circuit TV and use of e- Icctronic equipmc-nl in what is kno^vn as "teaching blackboard by wire." Dr. William Pi-igge, director of audio visual services at Illinois State University, Normal, spoke about "The Overhead Projector, A More and More Useful Tool in Oeating An Environment for Learning." A panel discussed the "Impact of Federal Aid Upon the Oeation of a Learning Environment" Dr. Delyte W. Morris, SIU president spoke about "The Place of Communication in Higher Education." IKE HAS CKUP WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President DwJght D. Eisenhower checked out of Walter Reed Army Hospital Monday after undergoing what a spokesman described as a routine physical checkup. Social Security Office Hours The Mt. Vernon Social Security office will close at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, November 23, the day before Thanksgiving, C3ar- ence A. Kempter, district manager, announced today. The office is normally open until 8 :45 p.m. each Wednesday for tha convenience of those who cannot visit during the daytime hours. The office will he open as usual Friday, November 25, from 8:30 a. m. to 4:45 p. m. ?The office will again be open until 8;45 p.m. the following Wednesday and each Wednesday thereafter. The Mt. Vernon office is located at the west edge of Mt. Vernon on U.S. 460 at Crown- view. ROCKFORD MARL\E KILLED WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon identified Monday a Marine from Illinois killed re- centiy in Viet Nam fighting. He was Pfc. A. W. Tripplett, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Tripplett of 710 Donaldson, Rockfoi-d. Break-In Try Is Reported An attempted burglary at Johnson Motors, Ninth and Harrison, was reported to po- hce Monday. Officers said that an attempt to force a door failed but that a window was broken. Nothing was taken. TYPHOON' KIIX8 4 MANILA (AP) - Typhoon Nancy moved toward Hong Kong today after raking the main Philippine Island of Luzon and leaving at least 4 dead and em ttl4 Main St..Phone 242-33a Donold E. Reid UcMMd Funtfol DiitctoT Two Speeders Die In River ROCKFORD, 111. (AP) — A car, being chased by police squads at speeds up to 90 -miles- an-hour pluged into the Rock River early today, police said, killing both occupants. The victims were identified as (Carlton Jackson, 27, and William Beck, 27, both of Rockford. Police said the car had no license plates. ROY SAYS: S-55 Marauder Spoit Hardtop $1595 Popular, stylish, quality built '63 Mercury S-55 Fastback Marauder — while it lasts — only $1585.00. One particular elderly oivner. Low mlleaxe, 890 Super Marauder engine, automatic drive, console, bucket seats, power steerlBK, power brakes and tnany other luxurious features. Pick up the keys for an approval drive today. Roy Atkinson W-G MOTORS Call 242S420 "The Csed Car Leader" Volatne-<)uaUty->Priea

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