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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1963 DEATHS and FUNERALS Myrtle Willmore Dies At Age 78; Rites Thursday Mrs. Myrtle Willmore died at 4:00 p.m. Monday at her home on RFD 4, MU Vernon, at the ase of 78 years, 11 months, and 27 days. Funeral services will be held nt'l:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers Chapel wtih the Rw. Marsh Harpole officiating. Burial will bo in Smith cemetery- The body will lie In state at Myers Chapel where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wed nesday. Mrs. Willmore was born Dec. 5, 1884. in White county, the daughter of Thomas R. and Keltic (Pottorff) Tittle. At Spring Garden, In 1899, ghe was married to Isiah S. Willmore, who preceded her in death on Mar. 10, 1959. She is survived by three ions, Tom Willmore of Mt. Vernon, Francis Willmore of Bonnie, and Arch Willmore of St. Louis; two daughters, Iva Willmore and Mrs. Ollle Mencsik, both of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Frank Tittle of Mt. Vernon and Henry Tittle of Chicago: four sisters. Adaline Willmore of Oodyke, Mrs. Sidney Hale and Mrs. Lelah Quinn, both of Mt Vcmon, and Mrs. Nettie Wells of Bonnie: 14 prandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two brothers. Rites Wednesday At Dahlgren For Ernest Tremayne ' Ernest Tremayne, 81, was found dead Sunday night at his home on RFD 1, Dahlgren. Don Donelson, Hamilton county corner, said that death had been due to a heart attack which apparently occurred last Tuesday evening. Funeral services will be held tit 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Methodist church in Dahlgren, of which he was a member, with the Rev. Ed Minor officiating. Burial will be in Opdyke cem- etei-y. The body will lie in Rtate at the Gholson Funeral Home In Dahlgren where friends may call after 2:00 p.m. today. Mr. Tremayne was born Mar. 5, 1882, in Panzance, England, the son of George W. and Annie Laurie (Bews) Tremayne. He was married to Stella Wilson, who preceded him in death last, month. He is survived by a son, Ernest Tremayne of El Paso. Tex.; a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Evelyn Paubel of Jennings, Mo.; two brothers, Bertram W, Tremayne of Webster Groves, Mo., and Dr. Archibald Tremayne of New York; and seven grandchildren. Mr. Tremayne was a retired farmer. Marie Hollenbach Dies Today At Age Of 63 Years Mrs. Marie A. Hollenbach, of 712 south 24th street, died at 5:30 a. m. today at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. She was 63 years, one month and 12 days of age. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Pulley Gutzler Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Robert Freytag will officiate and burial will follow in the Opdyke cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Pnlley-Gutzler Funeral Home where friends may call after 2:00 p.m. Thursday. Mrs. Hollenbach was born November 1, 1900 in House Springs, Mo., tho daughter of Robert and Eola (Farnani) Allee. She was married to William Hollenbach, who survives. Mrs. Hollenbach was a member of the Presbyterian church. She was also a member of the Eagles Lodge auxiliary. Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Lietz of Mt Vernon; one sister, Leona Woestendiek of St. Louis; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. MARKETS Mt. Vernon HOG MARKET Prices paid on the local livestock market were down 10c today. The top was $13.90 for 190 to 220 lb. hogs. Sows were down 25c to $11.75 for 300 weight down; sows 300 weight and over $11.50 down. Boars were $7.00 and $8.00. Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this afternoon: Wheat $2.04. Soybeans $2.52. Corn $1.06. Roscoe Troutt Of Wood lawn Dies At Age 65 Roscoe Troutt. 65, of Woodlawn, died at 6:00 p.m. Monday at his home. He was a retired railroad worker, former school director and township auditor. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Woodlawn Baptist church, of which he was a member, with the Rev. Clarence Coats officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery in Woodlawn. The body will lie in state at the Pulley-Gutzler Funeral Homo, where friends may call at any time. At 1:00 p.m. Wednesday the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until the funeral. Mr. Troutt was born September 8, 1898, in Jefferson countv, the son of William and Elsie (Williams) Troutt. In 1927, in Nashville. 111., he was married to Thelma Deaver, who survives. Other survivors include one son, Gene Troutt of Woodlawn; one daughter, Mrs. Norma Ciider of Mt. Vernon; and two grandchildren. Dawson Rites At Wayne City Funeral services for William Curtis Dawson will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Richardson Chapel in Wayne City. The Rev. Jesse Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Bailey cemetery. The body will lie in state at Richardson Chapel where fviemls may call after 6:00 p.m. today. Mr. Dawson, 71, of Chenoa, 111., died at 9:30 p.m. Sunday in Mennoiiite Hospital at Bloomington, 111. He was born Sept. 19, 1892, in Wayne county, the .son of James and Nancy (Chapman) Dawson. On May 30, 1914, he was married to Frances Williams, who survives. He is also survived by two sons, Delmar Dawson of Washington, 111., and Dalen Dean Dawson of Long Beach, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Bernice Wyman of Bloomington, 111.; a brother, Kelly Dawson of Fairfield; a sister, Mrs. Mary Cravens of Decatur, 111.; and eight grandchildren. Mr. Dawson was a farmer. CHARGES UNLAWFUL PAYMENTS (Continued From Page One> them. "In my opinion, It Is your duty to immediately take the proper steps to recover these payments. I will be glad to cooperate and assUt you in any way. Your* truly. . AfA-i a STRINGER." Chicago Produce CHICAGO (AP) - USDA — Live poultry: wholesale buying prices unchanged to 1 lower; roasters 23-24; special fed white rock fiyors 18',4-19; heavy hens 18-19. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange — Butter steady; wholesale buying prices unchanged; 93 score AA 57%; 92 A 57%; 90 B 57; 89 C 56; cars 90 B 57%; 89 C 57%. Eggs steady to firm; wholesale buying prices unchanged to 'A higher; 70 per cent or better grade A whites 34Vi; mixed 34'/i; mediums 2SM; standards 33; dirties 2!); checks 29. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (AP) — USDA-Hogs 12,000; steady to 15 lower; barrows and gilts 1-3 170-250 lb. 13.75-14.50; sows 275-600 lb. 10.50-12.25. Cattle 4,000; calves 450; slow; not fully established; good and choice steers 20.50-23.00; choice heifers 22.00; cows 12.50-14.50; vealers about steady; good and choice 20.00-32.00. Sheep 1,500; lambs steady to weak; ewes steady; good to prime lambs 17.00-20.00; ewes 5.00-6.00. St. Louis Produce St. Louis (AP) — Eggs and live poultry: Eggs, consumer grades, A large 35-36. A medium 29-30, A small 22-23, B large 31-32, wholesale grades; standard 31 32, unclassified 27-28, checks 2024. Hens, heavy 15-17, light over 5 lb 8-9, under 5 lb 5*4-43!*, broilers and fryers 16-17. Chicago Grain CHICAGO (AP) - No wheat, oats or soybean sales. Corn No 2 yellow 1.19; No 4 yellow 1.08*412%; No 5 yellow 1.07*4-08. Soybean oil 8b-8*fta. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market, following a mixed course, showed a little improvement this afternoon. Volume for the day was estimated at 4.6 million shares, compared with 4.79 million Monday. The market took little or no notice of good business developments. Gains of more than 5 points by Du Pont, 2 by Liggett & Myers and about 1*4 by Eastman Kodak propped the averages. Liggett & Myers responded to a favorable scientific report about its Lark filter cigarette. Abbott Laboratories, which proposed a 3-for-l stock split and a dividend increase, advanced about 2 points. Sperry Rand which gained about half a point, appeared headed for the top of the day's most-active list. Xerox, a wide gainer, dropped 5 points. Polaroid was down 4 while IBM was down 2*4. U. S. Smelting gained 3 points. Control Data. Chrysler and General Electric and Westinghouse lost a point. Prices were mixed on the American Stock Exchange in moderate trading. U. S. govenrment bonds were lower; corporates were mixed. NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 751.21 off 0.70 20 Rails „ _„. 172.74 off 0.05 15 Utils 136.99 off 0.02 65 Stocks 263.07 off 0.16 Jacqueline's Guard Cited For Bravery By FRANCES LKWTVK Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON TAP) - Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy plans to leave seclusion today to attend a special ceremony citing her Secret Service man for exceptional bravery in the moments after an assassin shot down President Kennedy. The agent, Clinton J. Hill, 31, is to receive the citation from Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon. The Secret Service is an agency of the Treasury. In the Dallas motorcade, Hill was riding in the car behind the Kennedys'. When the shots felled Kennedy and wounded Texas Gov. John Connay, Hill sprinted from his car and vaulted into the moving presidential limousine. He threw himself over the President and Mrs. Kennedy to protect them. Hill was assigned to guard Mrs. Kennedy shortly after the 1960 election. He has traveled with the former First Lady ever since. Tight security has been clamped down on the investigation of the assassination and Hill was not permitted to give reports his account of Kennedy's murder and his part in trying to guard the First Family. Hill is the second Secret Service agent to receive commendation for actions on that tragic Friday 11 days ago. Rufus Youngblood. assigned to protect then Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, was personally commended by the newly sworn President Johnson for throwing himself over Johnson when the shots exploded. The Secret Service has been asked by President Johnson to continue its protection of Mrs. Kennedy and her two children, Caroline and John. Hill is one of the agents being kept on the assignment. Meanwhile, the House passed Monday and sent to the Senate a bill that would give her Secret Service protection for at least another year. The measure would also authorize the payment of expenses for the late President's funeral and would give Mrs. Kennedy free mailing privileges for life. Office and secretarial help would be provided for six months at $50,000. Since the assassination, Mrs. Kennedy has received almost 300,000 letters and 90,000 telegrams. And "bags and bags" of mail is said still to be uncounted. Monday, Mrs. Kennedy expressed her appreciation for the thousands of condolence messages from all over the world. Speaking for her, presidential press secretary Pierre Salinger said Mrs. Kennedy hoped everyone would understand "how much she regrets not being able to respond to each of these messages which have meant so much to her." Detailed Weather Report MT. VERNON WEATHER Monday high 48, low 31. Rainfall to date 30.32 inches. One year ago high 66, low 35. Five years ago high 48, low 33. Ten years ago high 59, low 46. Wednesday sunrise 7:05, sunset 4:35 (CST). FIRST SNOW FALLS IN NORTH ILLINOIS CHICAGO (AP) — The first measurable snow of the season fell over Illinois today. This also was the first time this season the temperature dipped under 10 degrees any where in the state. Up to six-hundredths of an inch of snow fell over northern portions. In the Chicago area, where about .03 of an inch of snow was reported, about 60 city and Cook County vehicles took to the roads, spreading salt and sand at intersections and inclined roadways. Highways were clear of snow for the most part, but were slick in places. More light snow was forecast for tonight. A high of between 27 and 36 degrees was forecast for northern Illinois during the day, followed by a nighttime low of from 18 to 26 degrees. No important temperature change was seen Wednesday. In Southern Illinois, no Important temperature change was forecast through Wednesday, but scattered light snow is like ly today and tonight. Today's high will reach around 40 degrees, then fall to a range of from 23 to 28 degrees. Lowest reported reading of the day was at Chicagos O'Hare Airport, which had 8 decrees. Moline reported 9 and Rockford 10. Numerous other communities reported readings in the 'teens, but these were mostly in the extreme northeast portion. Elsewhere, readings were generally in the 20s, State TeniperaturcK Belleville „ 40 22 Moline , 30 9 Peoria 34 21 Quincy _ 37 22 Rantoul _ 31 M Rockford _ 30 10 Springfield _ _ 38 19 Vandalia _ 40 27 East Dubuque _ 24 6 RUSSIAN AND FINNISH LEADERS BARBS The dentist and doctor are really the only persons who can make It pay by looking flown in the mouth. PLAN..SUPERHIGH WAY WORK IN JEFFERSON COUNTY NEXT YEAR (Continued From Page One) Bridge. District 9: Plans call for construction of a number of structures and paving from Ullin to Perks Road and for right-of- way acquisition from that point south to the Alexander-Pulaski county line. Lorenz said the remaining work in this district depends upon the Bureau of Public Roads decision regarding the location of Interstate 21. As soon as the location of the route is decided, he said, steps will be taken to program additional work. District 10: Major projects will be directed toward placing all of the remaining work on Interstate 55 between the Dan Ryan Expressway and that portion of the route now completed to full interstate standards in 1964. Work also is scheduled on the west leg of the south route (Interstate 57) and on Interstate 80 in 1964. Lorenz said non - interstate highway construction will continue at approximately the same pace as during 1963. In the past year, hp said, the state lias completed 142 miles of concrete paving; 574 miles of bituminous concrete surfacing; 329 miles of gravel or crushed stone surfacing; 77 bridges, and 107 highway and railroad grade separation structures. Lorenz said about 57 miles of interstate highways have been completed and opened to traffic this year. Another 44 miles of interstate highways have been completed in various areas but are not yet open to traffic. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Stranski of 1018 Pace are the parents of a son born at 12:51 o'clock yesterday afternoon in Good Samaritan hospital. He weighed ten pounds and has been named William Michael. Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Anderson of Xenia are the parents of a daughter born at 5:21 o'clock yesterday afternoon in Good Samaritan hospital . She weighed six pounds eight ounces and has been named Stephanie Ranee. Mr. and Mrs. A. Kent Gibson of 314 Park Ave., Phophets- town. 111., are the parents of a daughter born at 5:05 this morning in a hospital at Morrison, Illinois. She weighed seven pounds and twelve ounces and has been named Melissa Lynn. The Gibsons are former residents of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Gibson is the former Lynn Furnall. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gibson of Lyndon, Illinois, and Mr. and Mrs. David Furnall of Mt. Vernon. The Weather Elsewhere By T1IE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, snow 35 27 .11 Albuquerque, clear _ 48 24 .... Atlanta, clear 54 33 .33 Bismarck, clear 39 27 .... Boise, cloudy 29 24 .... Boston, rain 38 33 .62 Buffalo, snow 29 26 .04 Chicago, clear „ 35 16 .03 Cincinnati, snow 44 27 .06 Cleveland, snow 31 28 .07 Denver, clear _ 57 25 _. Des Moines, clear .... 3S 15 .... Detroit, snow _ 29 24 .14 Fairbanks, cloudy _ 36 24 ... Fort Worth, clear ... 55 31 Helena, clear -10 14 ... Honolulu, clear _ 83 68 .... Indianapolis, clear .. 37 16 .02 Jacksonville, cloudy 61 42 .... Juneau, rain 49 42 .16 Kansas City, clear _ 43 28 .... Los Angeles, clear „ 76 54 ... Louisville, cloudy _ 46 32 .04 Memphis, clear 50 32 .... Miami, cloudy - 73 59 .... Milwaukee, cloudy . 27 17 .01 Mpls.-St.P., clear ... 31 9 .08 New Orleans, clear 71 41 .90 New York, cloudy _. 40 37 .11 Okla. City, clear 45 33 ... Omaha, clear 47 19 ... Philadelphia, cloudy 42 31 ... Phoenix, cloudy 74 45 .... Pittsburgh, snow 33 30 .12 Ptlnd, Me., snow 35 21 M Ptlnd, Ore., cloudy - 43 29 ... Rapid City, clear ... 54 31 ... Richmond, cloudy 51 37 ^_ St. Louis, clear 40 22 _.. Salt Lk. City, cloudy 30 26 „ San Diego, clear 75 47 ... San Fran., cloudy ... 51 43 _. Seattle, fog — 39 32 „. Tampa, cloudy 64 48 ... Washington, cloudy -14 34 .... Winnipeg, snow 25 15 .03 (M—Missing) Soviet Premier Nlklta Khrushchev wears a white lint ns he stands with hid truest, Finland's President Urho Kekkonen, left, amid the snow on tho outskirts of Moscow Monday. This picture is from, the Soviet News and photo agency. (AP Wlrcphnto) CITY WON'T "PUSH- HOUSING CODE RULES (Continued From Page One) mated that more than 50 per cent of the homes in Mt. Vernon do not comply in every respect with the housing code. He suggested a program of giving the people time to upgrade their properties as they can afford it. Couneilnien agreed this was a good idea. City officials said they have no intention of forcing inspections. However, they said, when homes are remodeled and modernized the work must be done in compliance with the city's electrical, plumbing and housing codes. City Attorney Bill Howard gave this example: The city will not ask or force a home owner to rewire his home. But, if the owner decides on his own to re-wire, then the work must be done in compliance with the electrical code. City Manager Lewis summed up the city council's position on the housing codes when he said, "Action in thts matter will be handled in the same discreet manner as sewer connections in the past." Eleven years ago the council adopted a strct ordinance that all houses in the community must have sewer service. Over the years, the city manager pointed out, people have complied on a voluntary, cooperative basis and have not been forced. They Didn't Know Johnson Or De Gaull TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Trenton Evening Times sent out a reporter Monday to see whether the man in the street could recognize two men in a news picture — French President Charles de Gaulle and President Lyndon B. Johnson of the United States. The reporter checked 30 people. Eleven recognized both men. Four others recognized both men but couldn't think of Johnson's name. Seven knew Johnson but not De Gaulle—four of them identified Dc Gaulle as Nikita Khrushchev. One man said, "That's De Gaulle. This is the president of one of those European countries but I don't remember which." One woman said she knew De Gaulle was famous and asked "Is he the Pope or something" A luncheonette proprietor identified one man as his grandfather and the other as his uncle. Five others recognized neither man. Elephant Boy Of Films Dies HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) Sabu Dastagir, 39, the movies' Sabu, in moviee role INDICATIONS OSWALD WAS LONE KILLER (Continued From Page 1) Two Who Told Get Phone Calls MARION, 111. (AP) — Two Herrin women say they have been harassed by mysterious telephone calls in the wake of their charges that county em­ ployes engage in politics while being paid by taxpayers. Their complaints were accompanied Monday by a statement from the Williamson County Board of Commissioners barring county employes from working for political parties while receiving salaries from the county. Mrs. Maurine Logan and Mrs. Chloe Saylor were two of three women dismissed Nov. 15 from patronage jobs with the county welfare office. Their dismissals reportedly were requested by their party. Hospital Notes JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Admitted: Clarence Hall. Discharged: Jewel Thompson. GOOD SAMARITAN Admitted: Maud T. Lacey; Roy Henry Smith; Ollie Giles; Edward Dwight Schreck; Madge Lorene Downs; Millie Josephine Kletcher; Marietta, Sue Lamberson; Harriett Ann Turner; Mary Kehrer; Loris Virginia Firebaugh. Discharged: Hazel Daughenbaugh; Ursula Lavina Catton; Mamie Henn; David Michael McCann; Alvin Henry Jones; Edne Clara Merrimun; Jeun Alma Shepard. Its nice when you can have all the memories of your past Uf« without regret^. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower entered the U. S. Military Academy in 1911 as a cadet appointee of Sen. Joseph Little Bristow of Kansas. He was graduated June 12, 1915, and commissioned a second lieutenant in the In- Untcg, on fired all three shots. —Evidence is lacking of any personal acquaintance between Oswald and Jack Rubinstein, alias Jack Ruby, the Dallas nightclub owner who broke through a crowd of spectators and killed the prisoner two days later, as Oswald was about to be transferred from police headquarters in the Dallas City Hall to the county jail. The FBI report will be the basic raw material for the Warren commission, but President Johnson instructed it to evaluate "all available information" and empowered it to "conduct any further investigation it deems desirable." This could include information in the hands of Texas authorities. The state's attorney general, Waggoner Can-, has offered full cooperation with the Warren probe. In Dallas, Carr said Monday the state inquiry will be delayed until the FBI reports, and in any case will not start before next week. Official sources indicate tho FBI still is working on its report. The basic document is ready, but agents Monday still were tracking down belated tips, reports and rumors to make sure that no leads were overlooked. The report has been described as a narrative in minute detail. It was considered likely that some portions dealing with Jack Ruby might be withheld for the present, since he is facing trial for Oswald's shooting. POPE GIVES MORE POWER TO BISHOPS (Continued From Page One) newsmen on the Motu Proprio, said: "The idea behind it was the argument that bishops already have these faculties by full right of their office, not by any concession from the Vatican, and therefore why should a bishop have to go through a process of application." In council debate, progressive prelates had presented this argument in asking revision of a council schema on Church government. Many progressive bishops demanded that the curia's powers be reduced. The Curia is largely staffed by Italisna dn Church conservatives. Pope Paul's action tends to decentralize Church administration and therefore reduces Curia authority. But technically the bishops never obtained the powers from the Curia itself. They worked through the Curia, but the powers could come only from the pontiff. Illinois Is 145 Years Old Today CHICAGO (AP)-niinois, the 21st state to join the Union, celebrates its 145th birthday today. At one time part of the old Indiana territory, Illinois gained statehood Dec. 3, 1818, The first statehouse was at Kaskaskia, and the general assembly originally met there, under the guidance of Shadrach Bond, the LINKS BILL TO SPENDING REDUCTION (Continued From Page One) elephant boy, died Monday of a heart attack. The Indian-born actor began his movie career in 1937. month: —Secretary of Defense Rol>- ert S. McNamara was ordered to inform military and civilian employes associated with maintenance and contracting programs that their "cost consciousness will be given important consideration" in handing out promotions and good efficiency ratings. —Budget Director Kermit May Put Death Car In Museum WASHINGTON (AP) - Unless President Johnson decides to I use it. the bubble-top limousine in which President Kennedy was assassinated probably will be retired to a museum. The vehicle was flown back to Washington after experts carefully examined it for bullet fragments or other evidence in connection with the fatal shooting of Kennedy in Dallas on Gordon was told by Johson that i Nov. 22. the President has p crsonali The 30-month-old limousine is knowledge of certain federal | in perfect condition except for a agencies and foreign posts with! small, unexplained hole in the too many employes. Johnson j windshield which may have ordered an inquiry and arranged another meeting today with Gordon. —Four chairmen of congressional committees got telephone requests from Johnson that they report any evidence of waste, duplication of effort and overstaffing in the military establishment. Johnson seems determined to hold his first budget, for the 1965 fiscal year that begins July 1, below $100 billion. He may even try to cut below the $98.9 billion figure proposed by Kennedy for fiscal 19IV1. KARCH FIRED GUN PRIOR TO HIS DEATH boon caused by a bullet fragment. If Johnson decides against using the auto, it would likely be returned to the Ford Motor Co. The specially designed Navy blue Lincoln Continental is leased by the government from Ford for $500 a year. Ford would presumably donate it to the foundation-operated Ileni-y Foixi Museum at Dearborn, Mich., where one former presidential enr, the Lincoln "Sunshine Special" used by Pres'dents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman between 1939 and 1950, is already on display. The vehicle in which Kennedy was slain had been in presidential service since June 1961. Say Bobby To Go Along With Johnson By RAMOND J. CROWLEY Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - What does the future hold for Robert Francis Kennedy, brother and No. 1 adviser to a president now dead at an assassin's hand The word today is that the 38- year-old attorney general — whom millions of televis'on viewers saw constantly by the heroic widow's side — will be back soon from a brief rest in Florida, and that he is: Ready to support the new President, Lyndon B. Johnson, as fully as Johnson supported John F. Kennedy. Though he has spoken no public word on his plans he is expected to carry on. He would not, of course, If Johnson wanted another man. But Jolinson has asked all Cabinet members to stay. Anyway, those knowledgeable of the national scene would consider it unthinkable for Johnson to let Kennedy go. For one thing, much of the Kennedy mantle has fallen on the oldest surviving brother. To mnny Negroes, for example, Robert Kennedy is a knightly crusader for their civil rights, though by the same token some Negro leaders have felt he did not push hard enough There has been talk—it Is too early to tell whether It has substance—that Johnson might ask him to join the ticket next year as vice presidential nominee. As for tlie long-term future, his friends and wife Ethel are convinced that at some time he will run for public office. For the Kennedys have been and are competitive men, public men intent on affaire of state How did Robert bear the blow of his brother's death. With the somber calm of a Stoic—a calm induced by a faith yoimger than stoicism, vet old. On the fateful Nov. 22, he had finished a conference at the Justice Department — a session dealing ironically with how to combat crime. He invited the con.'eroes, U.S. Atty. Robert Morgenthau of New York City and an assistant, Silvio Mallo, out for lunch at the many-windowed, rambling, white brick farmhouse in McLean, Va. Gets Word Of Death With Mi's. Kennedy, they were seated on a veranda for the lunch, when a telephone rang. Robert went to answer it. As he went, an electrician working on a nearly completed addition to live house strode toward the open veranda and called out softly that he had just heard on the radio that the President had been shot. Robert evidently did not hear this. He went to the phone and received from FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover the word that the President had been struck down, probably fatally. Then, in a short time came a call from Texas, telling of the President's death. Old friends and neighbors dropped in soon to say and do what they could. First was John A. McCone, head of the CIA, which is not far away. McCone and Robert went out in the yard, walking for 20 minutes, their heads bowed, talking occasionally. Lyndon B. Johnson called from Texas, asking in choked tones for legal advice. Would it be all right for him to take the oath in Texas. It would. Ethel drove away to take the school-age Kennedy children out of school. She wanted to tell them — Kathleen, Joe, Bobby, David and Courtney — before others did. De Gaullo To Visit Algeria ALGIERS (AP)-The Algerian radio said Tuesday night French President Charles de Gaulle will make an official visit to Algeria in May 1964. $100,000 For Tippit Family DALLAS (AP) - Donations tabulated so far for tho family of slain Dallas Policeman J.D. Tippit were around the $100,000 mark today as mail started to slack off. Police Lt. Verne Hipskind said accountants totaled $44,084 as of Monday night in contributions coming into the police station. Money sent to other places now totals $55,000 or morp. Tippit, allegedly shot to death by Leo Harvey Oswald shortly after President Kennedy was assassinated 11 days ago, is survived by a wife and three children. Hipskind said two sacks of mail came in Monday "arid It seems to be letting up a little bit." Fourteen sacks of letters and donations are left to be counted. Hipskind said contributions coming in for the widow and family of Oswald are being turned over to Secret Service personnel. He could give no estimate of how much Oswald's family has received. Ships Collide And Catch Fire MONTREAL (AP)-Two saltwater freighters caught fire early today after colliding under a full moon in the St. Lawrence River off Montreal. One sailor suffered a minor arm injury. Tugs working in the glare of searchlights plucked 28 seamen from the 4,490-ton Norwegian freighter Lionel while flames shot into the air and smoke curled over the harbor. The fire was extinguished after three hours. The fire aboard the 9,790-ton British ship Manchester Merchant was doused in less than two hours. The ship was towed to a berth with her crew of 35 still aboard. The Lionel was anchored in midstream but tho Transport Department said she would not interfere with shipping. The ships collided just east of the Jacques Cartier Bridge bo- twen Montreal Island and the south shore of the river. There was no imcdiate information on the circumstances of the collision. Camera, Tools Stolen From Car Don Eaves, 1101 t-outh 2.1nl street, reported to police Monday that a box of tools, a Kodak camera and a flashlight were stolon from his enr The articles were valued at about .*>5(). Ho said tho tiheft occurred while the car was parked. Suit Is Filed For Divorce (Continued From Page One) head and the gun could not be found. He said the gun could have been stolen by a passerby. He also pointed out that Karch's right hand was clenched and blood spattered. Keith made the paraffin test upon which the state report to Sheriff Barton yesterday was based. A pathologist who conducted an autopsy here reported on November 27 that he believes Karch died from self-inflicted gun wounds. Jeannotte Gammon filed suit for divorce against Carl Gammon in circuit court here late yesterday, charging cruelty in the complaint. The plaintiff seeks an injunction to restrain the defendant from molesting her. The couple married November 14, 1961 and separated November 28, 1963, according to the complaint. GOP Women Cancel Meeting Tho monthly meeting of the Jefferson County Republican. Women has been cancelled for December. Mrs. Helen Myers, county chairwoman, said the meeting was cancelled due to the official period of national mourning because of the death of President Kennedy. HM!!lllB!l«ll!IIB«l1!Blli!IHIIIUBI !inllll «IIIMKd ^IIMiiHIUBUHUIUailllWBM^l ROY SAYS: First Time Special $1295 For the first time In Mt. Vernon, \V-G Motors offers a smart 1002 Mercury Comot 2 door se- ilan for $1205. Thts attractive car can scarcely be told from brand new. 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