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2 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1963 DEATHS and FUNERALS Robert L. Burns Of Mcleansboro Dies At Age 43 Robert L. Burns, 43 of 210 attorney, was the father of Jim boro, died at 10:25 a.m. Thursday in Veterans' Hospital at Marion. Mr. Bums, a McLeansboro atomey, was he faher of Jim and John Bums, stare on last year's McLoansboro high school basketball team. Mr. Burns visited Mt. Vernon often and had many friends here. The body has been taken to the Donelson Funeral Home in McLoansboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, Mr. Burns was bom Feb. 26, 1920, at Quincy, the son of John E. and Celia Bums. On April 27, 1943, he was married to Betty Burton, who survives. He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. Celia Burns of Quincy; twin sons, Jim Bums nf Evanston, III., and John Burns of Hanover, N.H.; and four sisters, Mrs. Venisha Kroeger of Lubbock, Tex., Miss Ida Burns of Chicago, Miss Geneva Burns and Mrs. Mary Thomlison, both of Quincy. Hamilton Co. Man Dies In Gun Accident John M. O'Bryan, T2, of RFD 4, McLeansboro, died at 11:20 a. m. Thursday at Vickers hospital from an accidental gunshot wound. The accident occurred when Mr. O'Bryan left his home Thursday morning to go rabbit hunting and was fatally injured, near a fence in his yard, when his gun accidentally discharged. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Henry Irvin and the Rev. Paul Irvin officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery at McLeansboro. He was born Oct. 3, 1891, in Hamilton county, the son of Sylvester and Alice (Pierce) O'Bryan. He was married to Bessie Hughes and, on Nov. 1, they celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary. Besides his wife, Mrs. Bessie O'Bryan of McLeansboro, he is survived by three sons, Fred O'Bryan of Chicago, John ajid Everett O'Bryan, both of Champaign; two daughters, Mrs. Frona Lemon of Winnetka, 111., and Mrs. Barbara Smith of Evansville, Ind.; two brothers, Ottis O'Bryan of Dale, and Sylvester O'Bryan of Glenwood. 111.; four sisters, Mrs. Rose Miller of Westville, III., Mrs. Martha Caldwell of Chicago Heights, 111., Mrs. Mary Moffett of Danville, 111., and Mrs. Daisy Davis of McLeansboro; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters. Mr. O'Bryan was a member of the Pentecostal church. Mrs. Belle Mann Dies At Age 102 Mrs. Belle Mann of Ioia died Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Vandalia hospital. She was 102 years old last August. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Methodist church in lola, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the lola cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Edgewood Funeral Home, at Edgewood, 111., where friends may call at any time. At noon, Saturday, the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until the funeral hour. Mra. Mann is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Knauth and Mrs. George Moger, both of St. Louis; and several grandchildren, including William Mann of 1116 Park avenue and Mrs. Lawrence Hite of No. Nine, Homestead Drive. Rural Volunteer Firemen To Meet A meeting of volunteer firemen will be held at 7:00 o'clock tonight at the rural fire station, 806 south 17th. A representative of the Illinois Power Co. will speak on electrical fires. All volunteers are urged to attend. Missing Mt. V. Man Is Safe A Mt. Vernon man reported missing this week is safe. The family of Joe M. Parker, of the Centralia Road, reported to police last night that they have received a letter from him and that he is safe. He had been reported missing since Monday. DEMAND: SAVE OLD APPELLATE COURT FROM HIGHWAY (Continued From Page One* MARKETS Mt. Vernon HOG MARKET Prices paid on the local livestock market were down 25c today. The top was 13.90 for 190 to 220 lb. hogs. Sows were down 25c to 11.50 for 300 weight down; sows 300 weight and over 11.25, down. Boars were 7.00 and 8.00. Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this afternoon: Wheat 2.03. Soybeans 2.19. Corn 1.09. Chicago Produce CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange — Butter steady; wholesale buying prices unchanged; 93 score AA 57%; 92 A 57%; 90 Z 57; 89 C 56; cars 90 B 57%; 89 C 57U. Eggs steady; wholesale buying prices unchanged; 70 per cent or better grade A whites 34 %; mixed 34',^; mediums 29; standards 33; dirties 29; checks 29. "HOOTENANNY" CONCERT IN MT. V. SATURDAY V. T. Skinner, 43, Dies Suddenly; Funeral At Ina Verl Thompson Skinner, 43, of Louisville, Ky., died suddenly last night at his home in Louisville, Ky., following an apparent heart attack. The body has been taken to the Ina Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mr. Skinner was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Franklin county, the son of Clyde R. and Grace (Burton) Skinner. Besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde R. Skinner of 1701 south 12th street, he is also survived by a daughter, Lana Jean Skinner of this city: a brother, Vance Skinner of Whittington; and a sister, Mrs. Voris Hope of Albuquerque, N. M. Carl F. Hoffman Dies In Missouri; Mt. V. Funeral Carl F. Hoffman died Thursday at his home in Hermann, Mo., at the age of 76 years, two months, and 16 days. Funeral services will be held nt 1:30 p.m. Monday at Myers Chapel. Burial will be in Bethel cemetery. The body will lie in stale at Myers Chapel where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Hoffman was born Sept. 19, 1887, in St. Louis. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carl F. Hoffman of Hermann, Mo.; a son, Robert Hoffman of Clinton, 111.,; and a brother, William Hoffman of Maroa, 111. Taylor Wills Rites At Benton Funeral services for Taylor Warren Wills, 80, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the East Benton Baptist church. Mr. Wills, who was bom In Spring Garden township, Jeffer son county, resided at 724 E, Taylor, Benton. His death occurred Tuesday night. He had a number of friends and relatives in Jefferson county. The oody will lie in state at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Ben ton, where friends may call after 6:00 p.m. today. Mr. Wills was born In Spring Garden township, the son of George W. and Nancy F. Wills. He Is survived by four sons., Byron Wills of Union Grove, Wis., Byford Wills of Pueblo, Colo., Harry Wills, state police pilot at Benton, and Denzll Wills of Champaign, a state police captain; one daughter, Wanda South- em of Benton; a brother, Paul Wills of Fortuna, Calif.; and two sisters, Mrs. Cyrus Leatherman of Woodland, 111., and Mrs. David Bk»fi Bourbonna]*, 111. Main street as an access route to the superhighway. 3—Fisher's Lane, from U.S. 460 to Tenth street, to replace east Perkins as a part of U.S. 460. 4—Widening of state highway 37, from Fisher's Lane south to the Interstate 64 exchange, to four travel lanes. Other lower priority recommendations of the plan were listed by Fagnor as follows: 1—One-way north travel on 18th, from Perkins to Broadway, and one-way south travel on 19th, from Broadway to Perkins. 2—Widening of Fisher's Lane west to 34th street, connecting with an interstate service road north to Broadway. 3—Building of a new road south from the Pavey deadend, around the base of the reservoir dam to 20th street. 4 — Improvement of 27th street. 5—An east belt line road in the Casey Fork creek bottoms, from state route 15 to U.S. 460. Fagnor also listed many propose d intersection improvements and grade crossing protection devices. wHITE HOUSE~T ODAY JACQUELINE LEAVES (Continued From Page One) Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (AP)-(USDA)-Hogs 8,000; steady to 25 lower; mixed 1-3 170-250 lb barrows and gilts 14.00-85; sows 275-600 lb 10.2512.25. Cattle 500; calves 100; not enough to establish market; cows 12.50-14.00; vealers about steady; good to choice 20.0032.00. Sheep 100; lambs and ewes steady; good to choice lambs 16.50-19.00; ewes 5.00-6.00. St. Louis Produce ST. LOUIS (AP) — Eggs and live poultry: Eggs, consumer grades, A large 35-36, A medium 30-32 A small 24-25, B large 32-33, wholesale grades; standard 3132, unclassified 27-28, checks 2024. Hens, heavy 15-16 (mostly 15), light over 5 lb 8-9, under 5 lb 5% -6V2, broilers and fryers 1517. in every room. This time, the White House bears the black drapes of mourning in many of the stately salons. They will stay there until Dec. 2, when the 30-day period of national mourning ends. Caroline Kennedy, 6, will be coming back every day for a while to attend first grade classes at the White House school, which Mrs. Kenedy founded to give her children privacy and the company of other children their age. John Jr., 3, will have to find his play pals elsewhere now. \nd there will be no more visits to the big oval office where his father managed to find time for him despite the awesomp burdens of the presidency. Their new house, lent to them by Undersecretary of State and Mrs. W. Aven'll Harriman, is a temporary residence for the three. Mrs. Kennedy will look for a permanent home in Washington. 9 MONTHS IN JAIL FOR CHRISTINE (Continued From Page One) Chicago Grain CHICAGO (AP) — No wheat, oats or soybean sales. Com No 1 yellow 1.22V6: No 2 yelow 1.22V4: No 4 yellow 1.12-15%; Sample grade yellow 85. Soybean oil 8b. Wall Street NEW YORK (API—The stock market retreated late this afternoon from all-time highs attained Thursday. Volume for the day was estimated at 4.8 million shares against 5.19 million Tursday. Trading slowed from the morning pace, when the ticker tape fell behind floor transactions. The market failed to get a push out of RCA's announcement of a 3-for-l stock split and a dividend increase. Trading in RCA was delayed in opeivng by an accumulation of orders. The stock lost half a point. Pennsylvania and New York Central Railroads, merger candidates, were active and up Westinghouse, also active, w:is off half a point. Chemicals were mostly up with Union Carbide ahead more than a point. However, Du Pont was off about a point. Xerox, a 14-point loser Thursday, recouped 10. Steels and motors declined fractions. IBM and Union Carbide were mixed in moderatPly active trading. Corporate bonds were mixed; U.S. governments were mostly unchanged. NEW YORK (AP) - Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 762.77 off 1.0!) '20 Rails 173.11 up 0.32 15 Utils 137.23 up 0.07 65 Stocks ....... 265.62 off 0.08 33-year-old Jamaican she was accused of framing. Christine's life as a call girl culminated in the affair with Profumo. This led to Profumo's resignation as war minister in the Conservative government and the trial on vice charges of Ward, who introduced her to the Cabinet member. Ward took a lethal dose of drugs and died without knowing he had been convicted. Hutchinson said in conclusion: "We have reached the last stage in the last chapter of this long saga which has been called the Keeler affair. "Ward is dead. Profumo is disgraced. And now I know that your lordship will resist the temptation to take what I might call society's pound of flesh." The judge also Imposed a six- month sentence on Christine but it will run concurrently with the longer term. Negro Is Innocent The crown prosceutor agreed to accept a plea of innocent by a fourth defendant in the case, Rudolph Fenton, 39, a Jamaican Negro. He was charged only with conspiracy. In effect, the three women admitted they conspired to fram Gordon and then lied on the stand at Gordon's trial last June on charges of beating Christine. Ancient lama monks developed ju-jltsu as a protection against robber bands, according the the Encyclopaedia Brttannica. Report Thefts In City, County Two thefts have been reported to city police and county officers. Someone broke into the wrecker track last night at. Mayo's Garage, on Warren Avenue and took a two-way radio, three log chains and a 12-ton hydraulic jack. Mrs. Clyde Nolta, 800 south 12th street, reported that someone broke into her parked cur and stole a Kodak camera and a toy monkey. The car was parked on the Harry's Market lot on Virginia Avenue. Ask Annulment Of Marriage A. L. Matthews filed suit in circuit court here late yesterday for annulment of her marriage to Lloyd Matthews. The plaintiff charges that the defendant made false representations at the time of the marriage. The couple married December 15, 1958. These talented young Mt. Vernon musicians and singers will present a "hootcnanny" type concert at the Mt. Vernon high school auditorium at 8 p.m. this Saturday, December 7, with all proceeds going to the United Fund. Tickets will bo avallnble at the box office Saturday night, or can be purchased In advance from any member of the musical groups. Shown during rehearsal are: At left, the Deckers—Susan Scttlemlre, Cheryl Martin, Joyce Billiard and Jane Classman. At right, the Galaxies—Jack Montfort, Jim Frakes, R. B. Moss, Floyd Carpenter and Dick McKenzle. At center, the Knights band—Jim Pardee, and Gary Apgar, piano; Jerry White, Sum Hicks, Richard Archer and BUI Elzy, sax section; Charles Smlthpeters, David Baker, Gary Gregory, trombones; Jim Browning, leader; Tom Smith, Roger Taylor, Ronnie Kelly, trumpets; Frank Jones, bass; Tony Marlow, drums. (Mary Jane Studio Photo) Detailed Weather Report MT. VERNON WEATHER Thursday high 48, low 32. Rainfall 1963 to date 30.62 inches. One year ago high 32, low 23. Five years ago high 28, low 16. Ten years ago high 59, low 32. Saturday sunrise 7:08, sunset 4:35 (CST). ILLINOIS WEATHER CHICAGO (AP> - Benign weather was marked by sunshine and temperatures in the 50s »cday, but a return of cloudiness and cold was on the way for Illinois. A possibility of rain or snow was indicated next week in the Weather Bureau's five-day forecast which said temperatures will average 2 to 8 degrees below normal for the season. The wave of mild weather moved northeastward across the state on winds of 10 to 20 miles an hour after a night of freezing temperatures. O'Hare Airport on Chicago's northwest fringe reported a low reading of 24, and there were no minimum readings in the state which didn't dip into the freezing range. Thursday saw pleasantly mild weather in Southern Illinois with readings around 50, but it was chill from the midline northward, especially in the northwest where East Dubuque had a high of 32. STATE TEMPERATURES Belleville 47 29 Moline _ 35 30 Peoria _ 33 28 Quincy .„ 45 M Rantotil _ 32 M Rockford - 31 31 Springfield ....... 41 30 Vandalia 46 25 East Dubuque 32 26 FIVE-DAY FORECAST Northern Illinois — Temperatures will average 2 to 5 degrees below normal. Normal highs, 33 to 40. Normal lows, 17 to 25. Turning colder Sunday, possibly moderating in the middle of the week. Total precipitation about one-half inch. Rain or snow most likely toward the middle of the week. Southern Illinois — Temperatures will average 1 to 8 degrees below normal, turning colder about Sunday with only minor temperature changes thereafter. Normal highs, 38 to 40. Normal lows, 22 to 32. Precipitation will total one-fourth to three-fourths of an inch in showers Saturday night or Sunday and a period of rain or snow late Monday or Tuesday. THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High .Low Pr. Albany, snow 32 19 T Albuquerque, clear 49 23 .._ Atlanta, clear 46 25 .... Bismarck, clear _ IS 15 .... Boise, rain 33 29 T Boston, cloudy 39 30 .... Buffalo, snow 35 25 .01 Chicago, cloudy 36 28 _. Cincinnati, clear .... 33 26 _. Cleveland, cloudy 31 25 _ Denver, clear _ 63 25 _. Des Moines, clear _ 40 28 .... Detroit, cloudy 35 29 .... Fairbanks, snow ..... 14 3 .03 Fort Worth, cloudy _ 66 43 .... Helena, rain 49 28 T Honolulu, cloudy 80 72 .34 Indianapolis, clear .. 36 23 Jacksonville, cloudy 67 34 .... Juneau, cloudy 39 32 .01 Kansas City, clear „ 58 40 .... Louisville, clear 37 24 .... Memphis, clear 58 38 _ Miami, cloudy ., 71 54 Milwaukee, cloudy _ 33 28 _.. Mpls.-St. P., clear . 37 25 _. New Orleans, cloudy 62 36 .... new York, cloudy ..„ 43 39 _. Okla. City, cloudy __ 67 42 ... Omaha, clear 56 30 .... Philadelphia, clear _ 40 31 ... Phoenix, clear 75 44 ™ Pittsburgh, snow 34 28 T Ptlnd. Me., cloudy _ 32 17 ... Ptuid, Ore., cloudy _ 41 37 .87 Rapid City, cloudy _ 64 27 _ Richmond, clear . 42 23 — St. Louis, clear 48 31 _ Salt Lk. City, cloudy 27 21 .... HAM AND BEAN SUPPER With Cornbread - Slaw - Jello - Drink SATURDAY, DEC. 7 WEST SALEM METHODIST CHURCH Ashley Road Serving from 11 to 2 P.M. - 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. Adults 75c Children 50c Sponsored by Methodist Men's Club Mt. V. Plant Official Is On European Trip Ken Olson, vice president for production for General Radiator, Inc. left December 3 on an extended trip through Europe, accompanied by Mrs. Olson. Visits to several radiator manufacturing facilities in the common market countries will be made during the trip, the purpose of which is to study the methods and equipment in use there. General Radiator is constantly striving to maintain its competitive position by improving its manufacturing processes. In this endeavor it is necessary to keep abreast of developments all over the world. The Olsons will make stops in England, France, Italy, Switzerland, West Germany, and Sweden, and plan to be aboard for approximately three weeks. Supermarket Proposed On Car Shop Land The Tri-City Grocery Company of Granite City, III., has entered into a memorandum of lease at the old Mt. Vernon car shops property and reports are that a new supermarket will be built on the site. A memorandum of lease,, filed Thursday in the office o! Circuit Clerk Jerry Gott, states that Edmund M. Morrissey and There.se L. Morrissey of Madison county have entered into a lease with Tri-City on car shops land which the Morrisseys own, have title to, or claim right of possession. The Morrissey land extends south from the L. & N. right- of-way to Ncwby Avenue and east from Tenth street to Seventh street. The memorandum of lease did not state how much of the land has been leased by Tri City. It states the lease is to become effective after construction of the building by Morrissey. The memorandum of lease is signed by S. E. Pershall, Jr., president of Tri-City Grocery Co. and J. L. Harding, secretary. The lease is for a primary term of 15 years with three five-year options. Auto Collision On Main Street One auto collision was reported in Mt. Vernon yesterday. At 6:15 p.m. a car driven by Edward F. Dooley. Route 2, hit a parked car in the 200 block of Main street. The parked car was the property of Leona N. Smith, 1710 Lambert. Dooley was charged with careless driving. San Diego, cloudy _ 76 M .... San Fran., cloudy _ 48 43 .... Seattle, rain 47 38 1.07 Tampa, clear 68 46 ... Washington, clear _ 42 29 _. Winnipeg, cloudy 37 21 „ CM—Missing; T—Trace) Ruritans Install; Ask Woodlawn 64 Interchange Thompson Trial Goes To Jury MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) A jury deliberating the testimony of 101 witnesses, plus 120 exhibits, goes back into a locked room today to wei :h the first- degree murder charge against T. Eugene Thompson. The six men and six women met five hours Thursday night, retiring to a hotel just before 10 p.m. Thompson, ?,6. a St. Paul attorney, is accused of masterminding the slaying of his wife last March C. Carol Thompson. 31, mother of four children, was beaten and stabbed at the family's fashionable home shortly after her husband had left for work and the ch'ldren had gone to school. The prosecution contended the motives were Thompson's love for his former socreiary, Jacqueline Olesen, and the $1.035.- M0 in insurance he bought on his wife in 13 months preceding the slaying. Thompson could receive life imprisonment. This could be reduced to 17 years with time off for good behavior and a parole. Minnesota does not have the death penalty. Dist. Judge Rolf Fossen gave the jury the choice of only two verdicts—guilty or innocent of first-degree minder. I The Woodlawn Ruritan club ! last night installed officers for | the coming year. I.yle Endicott took office as ; president. Vice President is Wilbur Thomas, secretary is J. O. j Clemens, treasurer is E. A. Driggors. C. W. Coats is chap- i lain. ] New directors are John Richardson, R. A. Germann and D. A. Stephenson. The installing officer was Jack Hartley of the ! Irvington Ruritan club. Hartley ! is a lieutenant governor of ! Ruritan International, i There was a discussion of need ! for an interchange on Inter- slate Highway 64 north of . Woodlawn. County Highways ; Superintendent Jack Trotter j and County School Superintendent Ogio Ellis were speakers on this subject. It was Indies nir;ht and dinner was served by the Rebekahs. It was announced that there i I will he a nicotine Sunday at' 2 p.m. nt the hish school in ! Woodlawn of people interested j in obtaining an interchange on i Route 61 north of Woodlawn. SUMMIT OF RELIGIONS I PROPOSED Santa Is Here, Ready To Visit With Children The King City Retailers Christmas Committee reported today that Santa Gnus has been visited by approximately 30 per cent more youngsters than for the same period in 1962. Santa is nt home on the north side of the court house in a residence designed and built by the local Jaycces. Santa will greet the children from now until Christmas every day through Christmas eve, in the afternoons, and until 8:fX) p.m. on days on which the stores remain open. These dates are, December 9, 16, 21 and 23, in addition to regular Friday openings. POLICE COURT Fines assessed by Police Magistrate Sherman Bullock included: John Nelson Moore, S10 and costs on disturbance charge; James N. Wood. S10 and costs for careless driving. Dr. Taliana On Commission In Edwardsville Dr. Lawrence E. Tnliann, a former well known resident of Mt. Vernon, has been named a member of the Human Relations Commission nt Edwardsville, III. DR. TA LIANA The appointment was announced recently by Mayor Raymond O. Rogers. Dr. Taliana, an associate professor of education at the Southern Illinois University branch at Edwardsville, wiil represent the university on tho commission. He is a graduate o fMt. Vernon township high school. Two Fire Calls In Mt. V. Area Firemen answered two alarms in the Mt. Vernon area Thursday. At 3:20 p.m. rural firemen were called to the home of Bill Ray Bradford, 521 Meadowbrook Road, where a pile of clothing caught fire on a porch. There was slight damage to the outside wall of tha house. At 9:55 p.m. a car owned by Gale Greenwalt, 314 south 11th, caught fire. City firemen controlled the fire, which heavily damaged the interior of the car. Poor Quits TV In Huff Again NEW YORK (AP)—Jack Paar has quit Nat'onal Broadcasting Co. television in a huff, with six months notice. Paar announced Thursday he'l quit NBC at the end of this season. Walter Werner, NBC vice president, said he was confident he could settle the disagreement. Hospital Notes Jefferson Memorial Discharged: Louise Ahrcns; George Scheppel; Thomas McKenzie. Good Samaritan Admitted: Cora Elvira Robinson; Roy Franklin Trout; Bertha Runyon; Annahelle Louise Hale; Elliston Danny William Hatfield; Nolle N. Woodrome; Viola Trigg; Faye Adomai; Philip Degenhart; Roy Louis Van Horn; Charles Wilburn Hall; Larry Bell. Discharged: Lucille Mayhell Schreck; David Sherman Bullock; Nellie Josephine Keltcher: Mrs. Susan Stranski and baby, William Michael; Loris Virginia Firebaugh; Nettie S. Jolly; Grace Nell Warren; Mrs. Mildred Stuckey and baby, Lee Dora; Wayne Barton Rollinson; Sharon Kay Pate; Carol Jean Basham; Harry Chambliss; Harriet Ann Turner. (Continued From Page One) by Jordan, and one night in Nazareth, in Israel. In announcing his trip to the Vatican Ecumenical Council Wednesday, Ihe Pope said he wanted to visit the places where Christ was born, lived and died. All of those shr'nes are in Jordanian territory except Nazareth. The Pope, in his original announcement, tied his trip to Christian unity, saying he would pray for the union of nil believers in Christ. Italian newspapers speculated today that he might see Patriarch Athenagor- as of Constantinople (Istanbul) in the Holy Land. Atenagoras is titular head of the Orthodox churches. 11 th Century Break Many sources here believed the Pope's trip to the East was aimed particularly at the Eastern churches which broke away from Rome in the 11th Century. The dates of the trip are significant. Jan. 6 is the Feast of the Epiphany, commemorating the presentation of gifts to the infant Jesus by the three Wise Men. The Pope will therefore bo in the Holy Land on this important holiday, but he will avoid becoming involved in a centuries- old dispute wth the Orthodox churches concerning Christmas Boom Superhighway Down Middle Of State DECATUR, 111. (AP)-Kcgion- nl groups promoting a multilane highway for 275 miles down the center of Illinois arc getting together today to organize a statewide campaign. The meeting is a result of regional sessions held in Rockford, Bloomington, Vandalia, LaSalle and Decatur. Sponsors, particularly the Chicago Motor Club, said tho campaign must get into high gear for two reasons: A highway planning body created by tho state legislature will be reporting to the general assembly by April 1, and should have the midstatc highway recommendation before then. 2. Congress may augment the interstate h i g h w a y program next year and should be asked to consider the midstate routo proposal. Promoters are suggesting a new highway replace U.S. 51 between the Rockford area and Marion County. It would accommodate traffic between Wisconsin and a junction with Interstate 57. Spokesmen have estimated it would cost $61 million to make U.S. 51 a modern highway be- twen Centralia and Beloit, Wis. They said a new, four-lane route generally following tho course of U.S. 51 could be built for $225 million. The new route, they said, would become a major link between Minneapolis, Milwaukee and 1-57 which eventually will extend to New Orleans. ,* Colonel SanaW R«cip« ' • K «nWku fried tftotan "it'$ Jinger-lidun' goal* * • . • . t • THRIFT BOX OF CHICKEN (9 Pieces) $|50 Above Specials Good Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec 7, 8 and 9th Only. 615 S. 10th PHONE 242-5324 BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Chols of 1-14 Opdyke are the parents of a son born at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon in Jefferson Memorial hospital. He weighed eight pounds two ounces and has been numed Randall Ray. LARRY SAYS: Fleetwood Special $1095.00 Now you can own all of the features of Cadillac's best model at a trifle of it's original cost. This 1057 Fleetwood Hardtop Sedan has all the power assists and air conditioning. It has been the director's car at a funeral home and has been kept In constant A-l condition. Phone now for an approval drive In this unusual car. Larry Medders W-G MOTORS Phons 242.6420 FOLLOW THE RED AND GREEN FOOT STEPS To Your Favorite KING CITY RETAILER STORE Roaiator At Any King City Retailer Store WIN $200.00 IN MERCHANDISE Nothing To Buy — No Obligation To Be Awarded Saturday, Dae. 21 OPEN TONIGHT AND EVERY MONDAY NIGHT TILL CHRISTMAS UNTIL 8:00 P.M. •

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