TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1966 THE REGISTER.NEWS -- MT. VERNON, ItLf^OIS Cyanide Key To First Life? ST. LOUIS (AP) - Research KhemlstB at Monsanto Co. have discovered that a poison, hydrogen cyanide, may have been the key to the origin of life. Clifford N. Matthews, a Monsanto chemist, said today the sxperbnents have resulted in a new theory on the origin ot proteins, the main chemical substance In all life on earth. He said the experiments also may result in the development of synthetic foods. Matthews and Robert E. Moser, another scientist, said they mixed methane and ammonia. Then they shot eltetri«My throujrh the gaseous mixture for about 24 hours. The electricity was representative of the high energy believed to abound in primitive earth. The result was hydrogen cya* nlde gas which was allowed to stand and mbced with itself. "The result was a black solid," said Matthews and Moser. "Then we added water and the result wa^ a birown scum which we believe once covered the earth. Both scientists said the scum was full of protein-like chunks which contained amino acids, the natural ingredient of all natural proteins. "From this scum, we apparently have emerged," said Matthews. CAFE WILL BE OfEN THANSGIYING DAY, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24 Dinntr Servad From 11:00 A .M. to 2:00 P .M. Mak« Rastrvatlens Early DIAL 244-2243 Wart Opan From 6 A .M. to 4 P .M. NEW EAGLE SCOUTS—Admiring Eagle badges that they have pinned on their ona nn „.Jtfr«. J. A. McClure, Jr. and son David (left), and Mr. Arthur Ronat and son, Edward. The.... ....awards are made at a recent Court of Honor in Boy Scout Troop 101 at A M Tint Methodist (HlUIafd and Mtyen Photo) ehurch. "Don't Ti-ead On Me" was the motto on the rattlesnaJce flag carried by the Mlnutemen in 1775. First world's fair was held In New York City in 1853. "I'm ahooting for a secure future with plenty of savings at Mt. Vernon Loan and BuUding Au n. where I know the money is safely insured by an agency of the Federal Government." Mt. Vernon Loan & Building "Whcra Thousands Sava Milllont" 12»h and Broadway, Mt. Vtrnen Phone 244-1400 UNITED FUND HELPS AREA BOY SCOUTS One of tile ten worthwhile agencies assisted financially by the United Fund is tlie Boy Scouts. Tlie United Fund campaign is now under way in Jefferaon county. The Oi<aw Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, is an organization to provide sei-vices to the communities within its Council territory. Scouting in the Jefferson county community is known as the Black Gold District. The Black Gold District is an organization of volunteer people composed of a combination of men representing sponsoring institution, plus additional membership at large, elected at the district annual meeting. Joe McClure, Mt. Vernon, is the Black Gold District chairman. Vice chairman are Victor Fwys, Nashville, and Rev. Robert Krause, Fairfield. Wilton Webb, Mt. Vernon, is district commissioner. The district has five operating committees. The organization and extension chairman is Kenneth Green, Mt Vernon, Paul Whitney, Mt, Vernon, is leadership-training chairman. Paul Dickerson, Mt. Vernon, is advancement chairman. Max Harris is camping and activities chairman and Russell Stewart is finance chairman. Arthur B. Cochrill, field director and Verlc W. Kins, assistant YOUR NEWS QUIZ PAftT I. NATIONAL AND INTIRNATIONAL 10 polota for tMh oorrMt Give yourself aiwirar. 1 On ThaokigtTliif Day, we ara reminded ot tba Pilgrims who landed In the New World In the \ year..... a-1492 b-15M O -1630 S AmarlCABB paid |61.6 billion In aUte and local . tama In 1965. the Commeroa Claarinf Houaa : rapQirted. This amount waa n>nUaoat tba aame as iha 1M4 flgwrt b-flB IDCTCOM of 13.8 bUliOB OTar 1N4 diMraaae ot $2.1 biUloii wdtar XM4 kdUne HiESIDENT SK3NS "GHIUnilAS ' :^£iL raferred to a b4U..... c fwnaAto for oartain i J treea for govwramanti •'pmmUMat kaport* of 'Ma i 4 Waat Oermaqy baa been bu^ talaottof a i Cbanoallor. The GhaoeeUor la elected by aopopuUr vol* b-t^rlii^aant ' o-Weat aemMny*B Hayora 8 The flight of Aatronauta L OTO II and Aldrin ended our Ownloi program. Tba Apollo program comes next. It uaea a thraa-man oapaule and the )t>ooater rocket. a-Atla^ b-Tltan o-laturBi PART N * WORDS IN THE NiWS Take 4 points for each irord that you can match with its correct meaning. 1 agriculture a-haU of the globe 2...,.C0ffibat dilemma b-difttoult oboloa c-fanaiqg MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ACE GROCER DOUGLAS REXALL DRUG KING CITY FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N PAGE INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. Tues., Nov. 22, 19fl6 Match word clues with their corresponding pictures or symbols. 10 points for •ach correct answer. it all began at Plymouth Rode "you're next," Clay told Ernie Terrell 3 Gemini 12 ehowedman can work in space EVA 4 Prince Charles Is 18 H LAMD U.S. won Canada Cup team UUe 6a.... Moroccan rule:- u.s. D HASSAN II 4.....reUnquUh d>give up •oOMlIllng s .„..bsml8pban - •.%hllBi PART III . NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 6 points for namM Rat jOH correctly match with the eluM. 1.....0rville FretBMUi 2 Ian Smith S«,..,Flan oC Igwaia 4....JEaMMtb Kaaoda (.....iok Sabba Vol. XVI, No" 11 a-Maxloaa OadaraUon of Indapaadenca found b-india'a ParUaoienk 7 "get well soon," nation said ' 8ta«a* a sign of youth more than 200 U.S. Roman Catholic lo'.ci- ers met 10 Leonid showers interested scientists tui» d-PrimeMtalitor, dasia B 'ta^^an Fresident FAMRt DISCUSSION QUESTION What are some of the things for which Annericans can bo ttunkful this year? ThitQuizitpwtof the EAtutiOfMil ltag»a« wl>;ch T M ;-. NrwifupM fimlihat I D Seheelt In thit art* to StimuUl* lnt«r «ti in tsUtloiwI •nd Wbrld Affaln «s M iM to Oavtlopfno Good Cltlunhip. "iZr i*il ^"DOYWRATE?" " " (faaie bill SMe el Quit S^wmtaly) y] tp poJtAt - Geoi» fite 100 poinb- TOP SCORE! Alto 70 pelnti • Fair. •Ita WpolriM-biecllant. tferUndw???- HiRm! XVI,Noll^ • VIC, lna>, M^iaii, VWicoailii STUDENTS Valuabla RaFeranea Material For EKim.. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE Scout Executive have the professional staff service relationship to the Bladt Gold District. TTie total budget of the Oltaw Valley Council foi- 19ff7 is |151,000. This provides the services that are related to the professional personnel and the maintenance and operation of the Summer Camp Facilities and program.' The following community institutions sponsor Scouting: The Wesley Methodist Church, Mt. Vernon. A Cub Scout Pack- Roy A. Brown, Cubmaster; Shirley Brown Theresa McGuddn, Ktary Rodar, Anna llelse, Shhrley Yeargin, Rozan Kuenz, Dorot)^ Sesney and Betty Thum are Deti Mothehj. First Presbyterian Church, Mt. Vernon—A Gub ScoUt Padc—Paul Dedland, Cubmaster; Phyllis McKenzie, LwremeCMel, Orvilla Wood; Pat UpiK and imogene McCoy, Den • Mothers; A Boy Scout Troopr^MUlard B. Patfcer Scoutmaster; An Explorer Post- Charlie A. Todicr, Jr. Advisor, Billy Joe Wilson, Larry M. Lucas and John C: Stevens, Associate Advisors. First Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon—A Boy Scait Troop—Henry E. Reichert, Scoutmaster and Max C. Harris. Assistant Scoutmaster. Central Church of Christ, Mt. Vernon—A Gia> ieoat Parii—Jack K. Trotter, Cubmaster, Pat Jenkins, Marilyn Budc, Mildred McGill,- Diana Taylor, Susan StTan- skl and Jean Stewart, Den Mothers; A Boy Scout Troop-George A. Thompson, Scoutmaster, William D. Thackrey, Assistant Scoutmaster. . Jefferson Cbunty Housing Authority, Mt. Vernbn-A Cub Scout PaclcH-Walter Neal, Cubmaster; Earl Bums, Assistant Oibmaster; Bessie Jackson, Barbara Neal, Maxlne Douglas, Carrie Wallace, AUce Mayti Letha Williford and Anna May Burner, Den Mothers; A Boy Scout Troop—Kenneth' Greene, Scoutmaster, Park Avenue Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon—A Boy Scout Troop- Everett Francis, Scoutmaster. Dodds School. P.T.A.-A Boy Scout TrooiH-Donald Gibson, Scoutmaster and Robert C. SchaiK beri, Assistant Scoutmaster. . Rome P. T. A., Dix—A COb Scout Pack—Gale McBride Oib master. Wilma Fairchild, Wanda' Bradshdw, Alice Stuber, Oorrit J. Long, Betty McCary and Nina C. Jones Den Mothers. First Community Church, Salem Road-^A Boy Scout Troop—William H. Padgett, Scoutmaster;. Chester F. .Shields and Billy L. Pagett, Assistant Scoutmasters. One hundred Boy Scouts from Jefferson county attended a week or more summer camp in 1966. Black Gold District has a total of 10 cub Scout Packs, 16 Boy Scout Troops and 1 Explorer Unit with a 1,000 boy membership. Grandma Has That New Gar Fever By OHARLES O. CAhi DETROIT, (AP) - Grandmother Lillian Reynolds Wagner is far from ready for the rocking chah*. She has that new- car fever again — ever since she heard the news about electric cars. The attractive, whlte-hairtd Detroit lady was jubilant over reports that the electric-powered auto might make a comeback. She used to sell them. Ford and some other producers are.talking about electricity for cars as a. clean, efficient power source. Indeed, some experimental vehicles have already been built touse electricity-producing fuel cells. Mrs. Wagner, prOud claimant of the title of first auto saleswoman in the nation, expressed confidence that the electrii auto, if put into productibn again, would iind eonslderable popularity. "I sold my first electric car in 1915 when I was 15 years old, and I think I should have a chance to sell the first ot the new models when they are built,'.' she said. The four-time grandmother recalled that she had got into the auto sales business because her father, Joseph Reynolds was general superintendent-of Detroit Electric Co., one of the pioneer companies in buUdihg electric cars. "My career ak an electric auto salesman came about by accident," she said. "A customer who was buying an. electric auto for his wlfe^c^ed one day and asked, that nty.father have a s^ieiwoman bring die car out for a aeinonstration. "We, had. no saleswoman, so I was elected, and I got the. sale. the next five years. I sold over $880,000 worth, .d efectric autos, and..since retailed for about |3,30O, that . meant sales of e!V»r iOO oars-^lite a feat in dtose days." Many of Dirtrolf» elite; .were included In her .customers. Among them was Clara .For4 wife of industrialist Henry Ford. Since Henty Ford's Model l-was selling for about f400 at the time, Mrs. Wagner recalled that It was a feather in her oap to sell his wife a car at eight times i'the car as a Christmas present ''forWs wife.; -.^ >..-o:- ""Hie-wtanen • of yesteryear really loved their electric cars, and I am sure today'* women would, appreciate them just as much if the auto makers give them *• Chance to "do so," she said. ' : Mrs, Wagner recalled that one of the toughest parts of her .original car-sellir« days Was' that she had to'teach practically all the women eustOBierg how to drive; Her elaim as the.nation's first auto saleswoman was backed up by the. Automotive Old Timers Association, which gave her one of their national awards. She was delighted to be^ listed with such award winners as Gov. George Romney «i Mldygan, former president of American Motors;; Benson Ford, a Vic* president of.Ford -and grandson of Hemry Ford; Chrysler. Priesi- dem lynn A. Townsehd; and Edward Cole, vice president'of General Motors. Mrs. Wagner recalled that^e electric ear of her day had x range of about 100 miles on a battery diarge. "Most of our trips were short, and it was a. slniyple matter to plug the battery into an electric soelcef ea^ night to tcoNuge It," she said. "We used to figure that it eo «t about 15 s month for electricity for our auto batteries, and i think that the electric ear' the Industiy is talking about could be opntited on ab^t diet same amount." "t know ttjat all this auto cemi- panies have shiswn sohte' hiteiv est In revival of the dictric car but if ttiey bring It out, it will have to be as a nicely. siyMsd;' streamUncd cat* in • order ip compete with othet cars!" Mrs. Waghrt, althou]^ retfifed for 14 years, showed a lettifr from a Detroiter glvlng .'hisr « lliin order .to-deliver «ine 6f the new eleiatrie autos to W»i Wheh; and if; they katerijrtlttfi: /'I 'd Idee to get some wwe erd^rii." she said with a twinkle. ": ' BEG YOUR PARDON In our Monday, Nevitmber 21 ad — Meoly Fork Jock Bones were listed at lb. 4^c and fresh Cranberries ware listed a» lb. 75e. Thgy Should Hovii RM^: Meaty ' ' FORK BACK BONES U. 59c FRESH CRANBERRIES ......u; ^9t HARRY'S SUPSR MARKET 1010 N*wby Diol 242-2340 Bountiful Borgdins In 7-Piec6 Deluxe Dinettes for Your Festire Table. $ IHm andfliite Denghtful contrast 1ft.the two-tone walnut grain-and while riiafrs new shape contoared and padded backs. Bojiiwelted seats. Bfe if, \T *3ble operf^ to 60''. Self edge with lowly English Imperial Walnttt top. Sturdy bronzetone frames. • Reg. $ri*.95 Value 95 Bronze ItaliaoffaloBt Exciting T-pcse^ with walnut grained oval table, 36'' x 48", opens to 60". The siJf chairs become dramatic with briilianWforal design carefully muted to blend with the table. Note fte ,«iy nev^ Itatiao influence shape of the backs. Reg. *n9.95 Value ....... 95 5 Pe. Drop Lcof If you need a compact dinette, sea this ^-plece drop leaf dinatt* set no-mar plastic top Vvith 2 upholstered ?halr$ In bronie tena finish. somethrng better . . . SHOP AT 104 9th Street Mt. Vernon, III.
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