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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, December 7, 1963
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS in ol P ir P' tl r( ci h ft F Ii G n DEATHS and FUNERALS Jerome Kabat Of Scheller Dies At Age 83 Jerome Knbat, 83, died nt 5:25 p.m. Friday at his home In Scheller. Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a .m. Monday at St. Barbara Catholic church in Scheller with the Rev. Joseph Wlee- zorck officiating. Burial will be in St Barbara cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Kringer Funeral Home in Tamaroa where friends may call after fi:00 p.m. today. At 8:00 p.m. today, at the funeral home, the Rosary will be recited. Mr. Kabat was born Oct. 1. 3880, In Jefferson county, the son of John and Catherine (Ziarnek) Kabat. On Feb. 16, 1903, at Pinckneyville, he was married to Rose Kass, who survives. He is also survived by two sons, Anthony Kabat of Scheller, and Philip Kabat of St Louis; six daughters. Sister Helen of the Cenocle Order in Chicago. Mrs. Theresa Rynski oi Ashley. Mrs. Irene Siemer, Mrs. Nellie Sankcr. Mrs. Frances, and Mrs. Bishop Voigt At Rev. Harmon Dycus Funeral Funeral services for the Rev. Harmon M. Dycus will be held Monday in Godfrey, III., and at the graveside at Memorial Gardens cemetery west of Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Mr. Dycus, pastor of the First Methodist church of Godfrey, was fatally injured in a collision with a jackknifed semi-trailer truck Friday only 2% blocks from his home. He was HO years of ace. Bishop E d w i n Voigt of Springfield and Dr. VV. L. Cummins, superintendent of the East St. Louis Methodist District will conduct the services at the First Methodist church in Godfrey at 10 a.m. Monday. Graveside services at Mt. Vernon will be nt 2:30 p.m. Rev. Dycus was the son or the Rev. and Mrs. Ernest M. Dycus of Lawrcncevllle, former Mt Vernon residents. H1 s mother was the former Gcr- aldine Winfree. He is survived by his parents: wife, Beverly; two sons, David, age 18 months and Gregoiy P a u 1, age 3: one SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1963 Detailed Weather Report MT .VERNON WEATHER Friday high 67, low 39. Rainfall 1963 to date 30.62 Inches. One year ago, high 40, low 27. Five years ago, high 36, low 20. Ten years ago, high 58, low 26. Sunday sunrise 7:09. sunset 4:35. Mondav sunrise 7:09, sunset 4:35 fCST). STATE TEMPERATURES Belleville 66 38 Moline 51 26 Peoria 52 33 Qulncy 63 43 Rantoul 52 M Rockford 42 27 Springfield 62 39 Vandalia 64 35 East Dubuque 41 26 ILLINOIS WEATHER CHICAGO m — Contrary to the calendar, this was a fine, early autumn day in Illinois. Temperatures rose to nearly Rural Firemen Kept Hopping On Field Fires Mt. Vernon rural firemen kept on the run all day yesterday, fighting five field fires which burned over a total of more than 50 acres. No buildings were damaged. A fire two miles southwest of town burned over six acres; a three-lot fire was controlled three miles east of the city; a fire five miles north consumed 15 acres; three acix»s burned over four miles west; and a 15-acre fire was controlled one mile west. THOMPSON GETS LIFE FOR WIFE'S MURDER (Continued From Page One) bedroom, stripped her, and placed her in the bathtub, but let her slip away from him when siie revived; Anderson pursued her into the bedroom and then downstairs, clubbing her with a pistol that and into the 60s in the southern ! ^ **h "ii™^ 1 to half of the state. hor fa,ally , woun ^= The Weather Bureau said: Mrh . om Pf on1 , madeJ a Vi,M -pay- temperatures were to drop into!° ff to Mastrian via another in- the 20s in the north, and in the i termediary Mary Ann Gajewski, all of St. , . , , ,-. ... _ Louis: 26 grandchildren; and ''""^ler. C ynthia ago 5; one 25 great-grandchildren. I brother, David, of Lawrence- He was preceded in death by I v,,,e: h 1 s Grandmother. Mrs two daughters. Skinner Funeral At Ina Sunday Funeral services for Verl T. Skinner will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Ina Methodist church, with the Rev. Gerald Gulicy officiating. Burial will be in Kirk cemetery. The body will lie In state at the Ina Funeral Home In Ina, where friends may call after fi:00 p.m. today. Mr. Skinner. 43, died suddenly at his home in Louisville. Ky., Thursday, following an apparent heart attack. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde R. Skinner of Mt Vernon; one daughter. Lane Jean Skinner of Mt Vernon; one brother. Vance Skinner of Whlttington, and one Bister, Mrs. Voris Hope of Albuquerque, N. M. Cliarles P. Winfree of Ml. Vernon; and several aunts, uncles and cousins in the Mt. Vernon area. The Rev. Mr. Dycus was a graduate of McKendree Methodist College and Southern Methodist University. He had served ns pastor of St. Paul's Methodist church at Olney before going to Godfrey. Tne body will lie in state at the Gent Funeral Home in Alton nfler 7 p.m. todny. Marshall Grant, Former Resident, Dies In W. Va. Marshall M. Grant. 62, a former Mt Vernon resident, died Friday night at his home. 2505 Libertv street in Parkersburg, W. Va. Funeral service; will be conducted Monday in Parkersburg. Burial will be in that city. Mr. Grant was born Feb. 12. 1902, In Mt. Vernon, the son of James II. and Myrtle (Massevl Grant. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lillian Grant; a daughter, i Marshalline, botli of Parkers- Funeral services for N'eal | hurg; three grandchildren: and Kemp will be conducted at 3:30 ; fivc brothers. Silbv. Robert, p.m. Sunday at the Scmutlzer | James. Gordnev, and Henrv upper 20s and to around 30 in the south. Some snow was forecast for parts of the southern half and throughout the northern portion. Sunday will be clear and cold. The lowest reported reading early today was 21 degrees at Chicago's Midway Airport. Elsewhere, readings ranged from the high 20s to the mid-30s in the north, and into the 40s in the south. The highest reported readings Friday ranged into the mid-60s in the far southern portion. The Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, cloudy 34 24 ... Albuquerque, clear _ 54 25 .... Atlanta, cloudy 53 35 .... Bismarck, snow _ 41 29 .22 i vlnced that Oswald fired the it The jury did not believe defense counsel Segell's argument; name of the citv of Cape Canavthat: i pal, Fla., to Capo Kennedy. The suspiciously large amount j Rep. Edward .1. Today In Washington WASHINGTON (AP) - In the news from Washington: JOBLESS: Unemployment rose to 3.9 million in November —an increase of 500,000. A Laljor Department spokesman said Friday the rise in the number of unemployed since October was more than had been seasonally expected. ! But, he added, there was no | particular significance found in the increase when weighed) against other factors in the economy. j The increase, according to the j Bureau of Labor Statistics, _,-... rrt " . .. bostccl the jobless rale from , ?}^P a Jf? ," " „? 1'he nt 5.5 to 5.9 per cent of the work ! \\ « miv V sll 'Vl 1 ,„ n* ' tack on Pearl Harhor, a Japanese civil court judge today described the U.S. atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki as violations of international law. The judge said the cities were undefended and the bombing was an indiscriminate action. The opinion by Chief Judge Toshimasa Kosekl of the Tokyo District CKll Court came in a suit against the government by five A-bomb victims. They sought damages ranging from S555 to SS33 apiece for their injuries. \lthough lie denounced the Find Centralia Radio Equipment In Mt. Vernon Broadcasting equipment owned by a Centralia radio station was found in Mt. Vernon last night. A microphone, ear prime and tapes weer found on Jordan street and turned in to the police department. The radio station was notified and will pick up the equipment. Says Atom Bomb Attack Illegal force. BAKER INQUIRY: Senators j investigating possible conflict 'of intei-pst by Robert G. Baker, former secretary to the Senate Democratic majority, are continuing to hear witnesses in private. No date has been set for public hearings on his many-face- ed interests. CAPE: President Johnson has been asked not to change the ine suspiciously large amount I Hep. Edward ,f Gurnev R.! , "'•:»'"«•• "<-•. >u• me of cash found in Thompson's Fla.. said Fridav he asked the •'!• us ' ,hl \ .i'"iti;c tleniotl the possession shortly after the kill- President to make clear that ! >' lc '7^ . a " y ,. d '. u " ai ; cs -. contend- i ,„T ,.„„ i,„ i,.„i »Ji,i e „v„„„,;.... „...i„.. „i." \ uig that indivulua citizens do ing was money he had kept to his executive order chances the.,,. i.„. .i .... , • hedge against gambling on a j late pesident changes the name | »he riQht to claim war The court decision was the first leg'il declaration in Japan condemning the A-bomb attacks. trip to Las Vegas with Mrs. j name of only the space center ! C "" lr)(,nsa,ion fmm lho s,nt0 Thompson; He had disposed of the family dog because it was not housebroken, and new carpeting had been installed; The phone was removed to replace it with a new Princess- type one which Mrs. Thompson had wanted. ASK EXTRAORDINARY POWERS IN PROBE OF ASSASSINATION (Continued From Page One! Neal Kemp, 46, Dies Suddenly; Indiana Rites Boise, cloudy 43 24 .05 Boston, cloudy _ _ 36 31 Buffalo, clear 34 27 Chicago, clear 48 38 _. Cincinnati, clear 53 3S .... Cleveland, cloudy .... 35 30 .... Denver, cloudy 64 27 .... Des Moines, clear _. 59 37 Detroit, clear 3S 34 Fairbanks, clear 8 -12 .02 Fort Worth, clear _. 63 50 .... Helena, cloudy 42 18 .00 Honolulu, cloudy 72 66 .69 Indianapolis, clear .. 53 31 .... Jacksonville, cloudy 58 3S .... (lc shot that barely missed Walker. The News said an entry in a small notebook and the statement by Oswald's widow were the convincing factors. The story said investigators found a notebook, in which Oswald had scribbled Walker's name and phone number, in Oswald's room after his arrest in the Kennedy shooting. The News also said that officers were planning to question Oswald about the Walker inci- , , .„ . ident on Nov. 23—the day before Juneau, cloudy _ £ 33 .04 j he was shot and killed. Kansas City, clear _ 68 49 ...j The News said investigators „.,„,.. • ... -. - - . , »7 ..-I were unable to determine if the - " m> *-'!! toda > 1S wnn,w » at • minutes and not the city- Aides said Gurnev hud received about 60 messages from residents complaining against ahanloiuTient of the name given the cape in 1583 by Spanish explorers. JOHNSON HOLDINGS: Tile Federal Communications Commission has approved Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson's plan to transfer to trustes her holdings in the LBJ Company which owns a telcvison-radio station in Austin, Tex. The FCC announced Friday It aproved the change in control of KTBC AM-FM TV trom the First Lady to the trustees. Mrs. Johnson held 52.S per cent of the LBJ stock. Mra. Johnson moved to dispose of the holdings last week folowing her husband's accession to the presidency. Hold Man For Major Theft The state prosecutors said they disagreed with the judge's ruling, but did not plan to appeal. GOFCondidate Screening Jan. 18 SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) Republican candidates for state offices will be screened Jan. 18 with newsmen present, the executive committee of the Illinois Republican County Chair- mn's Association announced Friday. By then, the mourning period for President Kenendy and the moratorium on politicking will have ended. All candidates are expected to bo present at the screening. The screening was first set for Nov. 23, the day after Kennedy was assassinated. Candidates will bo called nl- Set Exams Here For Fire Dept. Eligibility List Examinations to establish an eligibility list for positions on the Mt. Vernon fire department will be held December 27. Application forms can be picked up at any time in the office of City Clerk Paul Hayes. The forms must be filled out and returned to the city clerk by December 20, to make the applicant eligible to take the written test. The examination will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 27. in the council room at city hall. Jefferson county men between the ages of 21 and 35 years can take the test. The present eligibility list for fire department positions will expire on December 12. Two Accidents Here; Baby Hurt A child was injured as two accidents occurred in Mt. Vernon Friday and this morning. At 6:10 a. m. today a car driv. en by Charles E. Clark, 19, hit a power pole on Seventh street, near Jordan. His seven-months old son, Charles, suffered what appeared to be minor injuries. Mr. Clark said he was driving north on Seventh. When his wife, Patricia, handed him some money his hand slipped off the steering wheel. The car hit the curb, then the power pole. The car was damaged more than $200. One accident wns reported yesterday. A car driven by David R. Scruggs, 601 Nora, had stopped for a train at 16th and Broadway and was hit from the rear by a car driven by Gale E. Mack, 2713 Broadway. The Scniggs car was damaged more than $100. the Mack car more than $200. Mack was charged with following too close. Gun Stolen At Texico Home John T. Blankenship reported to the sheriff's office Friday that someone broke Into his homo on Route 1, Texico, and stole a 12 gauge shot gun. Also taken were a $6 check, a checkbook and a receipt book. The thieves got into the house phabetically to speak in their , by breaking a window. T rr ' mvn 1)rl ' :l| f for endorsement bv j ~ Jeiferson county officers said! 'he association. Candidates fori Los Angeles, clear Funeral Home In Huntlngburg (nd. Burial will he In thut city. The body will lie In state at the Scmutlrer Funeral Home where friends may call at an\ time. Mr. Kemp. 46, a former resident of Mt Vernon, died at 6:00 p.m. Thursday in Good Samari- Grant. BIRTHS Mr. mid Mrs. Robert Setze- | kom of 2S07 Eshcol street in iZion. III., are the parents of a tan Hospital following an appar- I daughter born December 3 in a ent heart attack. | hospital in that city. She weigh- Mr. Kemp owned and opera- j ed nine pounds two ounces and ted the Superior Aluminum j has been named Sheila Denise. Company in Huntlngburg and'The grandparents are Mr. and had operated a branch office in ' Mi's. Kenneth Set/ekorn and j Salt Lk. City, clear . 31 21 Mt. Vemon. ; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kuerth nil of j San Diego, clear 71 46 He is survived by his wife, ! Mt. Vernon I San Fran., clear 49 4-1 Mrs. Edna Kemp, and two sons. ] Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Puckett Seattle, cloudy 46 35 C'.ale and Alan Kemp, all of ;of RFD 7, Mt. Vernon, are the Tampa, cloudy Louisville, cloudy Memphis, clear .. Miami, clear 71 57 Milwaukee, clear .... -12 22 Mpis.-St.P.. cloudy .. 43 30 New Orleans, cloudy 6.> 52 New York, cloudy — 42 39 Okla. City, clear ...... 69 43 Omaha, clear - 59 31 Philadelphia, clear „ 43 27 Phoenix, clear - 71 42 Pittsburgh, clear ...... 34 25 Ptlnd. Me., cloudy _ 30 27 Pltnd, Ore., clear — 49 29 Rapid City, cloudy _ 62 27 Richmond, clear 48 25 St. IXHiis. clear 67 42 59 M Mjslug fired into Walker's home 63 M M | came from the same gun that fired the fatal shots at Kennedy. FBI Knew ol Oswald In nearby Irving, Tex., Mi's Ruth Paine, in whose home Mrs. Oswald lived until the day of the assassination, said that the FBI knew some time after Oct. 16 that Oswald worked in the Texas School Book Depository Building, from which Kennedy was assassinated. Mrs. Paine told The Associated Press that she interpreted for Mrs. Oswald on tsvo occa- Huntingburg. Burns Funeral Monday Morning AtMcLeansboroi Hospital Notes . . 60 M parents of n daughter born at j Washington, clear _.. 43 2S 1 7:50 o'clock lnsl night in Jeff- i Winnipeg, snow 36 27 jerson Memorial hospital. She' (M—Mising) ! weighed seven pounds six and ^ ' one-half ounces and has been i named Karen Sue. M .18 tnat a man being held in the governor will be allowed five each. Other candid- a charge of j ates will be given three min- Peoria, III., on stealing S 175,000 worth of brass. They identified him as Herbert A, Jeanguenat, 48, of Rochelle, 111. He was arrested by city police and transferred to the county jail. Peoria officers said Ihey would come to Mt. Vernon after the prisoner today. County officers said the man utes each. Blank Check From Ford Co. Weatherman Gets The Works HONOLULU (AP)-When Robert M. White arrived this week he became the first chief of the U.S. Weather Bureau to make an official visit to the Hawaiian Islands in 60 years. ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -I , , , How's this for a pre-Christmas j Loo:l1 forecasters predicted ... surprise—a signed, blank check ! "occasional showers and mostly is also wanted in other counties | from one of the world's wealth- 1 cloudy." on charges of copper thefts. lest companies. That's what greeted Robert F. Ogden when he opened a letter POLICE COURT Fines assessed bv Police i » — Magistrate Sherman Bullock ,0 , *7 xl i Mo ' or P"' 11 was included: Lerov Hunt sin »,," I !"\ dividend check, but some- in What did the weather do? There was lightning, thunder and the heaviest rain in weeks. sions when FBI agents came to I lncll 'ded: Leroy Hunt. $10 and i \Zy • d ruled .„ f n warn her about possible black- 1 costs on drunk charge; Charles i ^ ..motmt ' mail attempts on her relatives Ten ?' Hamilton, $10 and costs ! '^"v,. _ ,. . , Santa Has Zip Code Number Jefferson Memorial Fvineral ten ices for Robert Burns will bp conducted at nulmll ,. u IU:0O a.m. Monday nt St. Cle- ' j 0 ',, x, n - r js menls Catholic church in McLeansboro with the Rev. Timothy Foley officiating. Burial will lie in Si. Clements cemetery. 'Hie burly will lie in state at the iJoiielson Funeral Home in ' Vea'ch. "Mcl^ean-boro where friends ' may call at any time. At 7:0u p.m. Sunday, nt me funeral home, the Rosary will be ivcit- I RICHMOND. Va. (AP)-Santa jClaus' IP code Is 99701, but Admitted: Reba Mae Puckett;,not everyone in the post office of Marion; Alta has heard about it. attempts behinl the Iron Curtain During the course of the conversation, Mrs. Paine said, she 'told the agents that Oswald had rented a room in Dallas and worked in the book depository. "They did not seem particularly interested In Lee," she said. "They seemed to want to help Marina if any of her family was threatened after she came to this country." MEETING'S Woolsey of Salem; Nancy Tur rentine; Ida Sandusky. Discharged: Frank Fills Scott Rankin; Charles Allen M a d g e Wilkersun: Rova i Some letters addressed to •Santa Clans at the North Pole, | with the proper ZIP code, ar- i rived on the desk of Postmaster | John G. Mizell marked: "No such p.o. in state named ! ..return for better address." Mr. Burn*. H, n Mclean boro attorney, was the lather (•ooil Samaritan Admit toil: Betty Jean t'inis- man; Cioldie Huntman; Robert J. Trammel; Krnest Roy Willis; Cherie Teele; Amy Ellen Greer; John Fdwin Browder: Bettv of Jim and John Burn*, stars , M ; "'ie Rolvrson; Roy A. Shit'- last year's MeLeansboro 1 ,0 - v; M itll(>l Juanita Trout t Missile Base Open Sundays was w ho two aigh - CIVM ! b .isketl' all team. Attorney Burns visited Mt. Vernon often anil had main triends in this community. He died at 10:L'5 a.m. Thursday at Veterans' Hospital in Marion. Mr. Burns was b..rn Feb. '_'t\ HC'ti. at Quiucy, the sun ol John F. and Ceiia Burns. On April Ti, he married to Bettv Burton, survives. He i> also survived bv s .us. Jim Burns of Kv.iii-.ton, 111., and John Burn* of Hanover, N. H.: and four sisters, Mrs. Venisha Kroeger of Lubbock, Tex Miss Ida Burns of Chicago, Mis.- Geneva Burns and Sirs. Mary Thomlinson, both oi Quincy. Roy Wilson Dies At Age 78 At Home Here Roy Wilson. 78, died at 8:00 a.m. today at his home, UTJ Herbert. The body has been taken to Myers Cha|>el. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. He was married to Fithel Ferguson, who preceded him in death in 1953. He is survived by six daughters, Mi's. Louise Callahan, Mrs. Annette Flanagan, Mrs. Nelda Waller and Mrs. Leroy Reynolds all of Mt. Vernon. Mi's. Clyde Henkensletken of Topeka, Kan. and Mrs. Dorothy Donoho of Wichita, Kan.: two sons, Roy and Winston Wilson of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Joe Wilson of Woodlawn, and Hugh Wilson of Maywood, IlL; and a sister, UxCNtUlt Knox ol Woodlawn. Marv Visoiis. CAPE KENNEDY. Fia. LT) — i This missile and space center • w ill be open for public inspection between 1 and 4 p.m. on Discharged: Ant hum EavuMus i Sundays starting Dec. 15, the Canter; Pamela Jean Bruns; Air Force announced Friday. Vera Ixuiise Wielt; Danny Wil- j The public was allowed on liatn Hatfield; Annabelle Louise ! t)le 0il j, 0 on i v 0 nce before, on Hale; Larry Bell: Bill Gngg: ,\rmed Forces Day 19G1. Marietta Sue l.ainlx-rson. i - *.-»,., ,i,,iiiiiL,iii, c <it jinn cosrs , , . on disturbance charge; Edward ,h TT''' hi,, ' d 0n , ,ht ' hcPls of WE ARE HIRING F. Dooley, Route "£""$lT"iTnd ' f 1 ^. ™me a telegram from costs on careless driv ng ! 1°?, as , k,nR , ' e,um , ot charge. I Somebody must have double- cheeked A. F. A. M. NOTICE A special meeting of Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 31 A.F. & A.M. will be held this evening, Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30, for the purpose of installing officers for the ensuing year. All members, their families and affiliated bodies are invited to attend. C. Kip Carpenter, W. M. James Apgar. Sec'y. American legion Members of Jefferson Post 141, American Legion, will meet at the Legion hall Monday at 8:00 p.m. All members are asked to be present Rex Medders, Adj. i LYLE SAYS: '59 Chevy Special $895.00 W-G wts H new low price on 'AO Chevrolets with this i.peeinl. It'* un extra nice 'I door and ltu In top eondllton. It's a straight btlck with thrifty six engine and Is certain to operate economically. Take this one out on au approval drive today. Lyle Wood W-G MOTORS Phono 242-6420 JANSENS SELF SERVICE LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING SPECIAL For Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday Dec. 9-10- 11th Ladies' and Men's PANTS 0RPAN SKIRTS REG. 60c 45 MEN'S SUITS S 90* 60 MINUTE SERVICE 8:00 A.M. to 5 P.M. Pick Up or Leave 7 A.M. to 11 P.M. FREE Parking in Rear and Sid* of Building JIM JANSEN, Manager 318 South 10th - Open 6 A.M. to Midnight Daily Attend™* On Duty At All Time* Due to expansion program— need mnn who believes In his ability, will work hnrd and be compensated neeordlngly. Age 25-40. Some college preferred. To man who qualifies, unlimited opportunity with our organization. Base Income and commission. Reply Vern Bond P.O. No. 588, Mt. Vernon u 8 full or part time askingj-ctum of the check. I men to round out our district In this area who have hud farming, selling or mechanical repairing experience, to demonstrate and service onr farm machinery maintenance equipment. If you have a car or pick-up, and n desire to make over $157.50 per week you may qualify. 37335824 A.S.N. 329-14-6676 S.S.N. 618 Area Code N Zip Code N 242-5998 Telephone Heating ATLAS Service 24 Hours—EDDIE MIFFLIN All application held confidential. For Personal Interview Call MR. STEWART 242-2865 - Mt. Vernon "While visions of sugar plums..." For most families—children and parents alike — few things match the joy of Christmas. V*rn Bend DUI 244-0341 Bob Oirrtion Dili 244-175* Rindill jinklni DUI 242-4427 3ndy Tirhunt Dill 242-41o0 It's a once-a-year wonderland that binds families and friends closer together. And it's a time when Christmas spirit gives new meaning to the old message: "Peace on earth, good will toward men." For Country Life and its agents, there's extra satisfaction at this holiday season. Because of the services we can provide, Christmas is happier in many homes. So it's "Merry Christmas" to all our friends—and we look forward to serving you through a happy New Year. Country Life INSURANCE COMPANY Mt. V. Tavern Is Burglarized; $255.75 Stolen A burglary at the Top Of The Town tavern, 331 south Tenth street, wns reported to Mt. Vernon police yesterday. Clinton Fleener, operator of the tavern, said the thieves stole $255.75 which had been hidden inside the building. Nothing else was taken. The burglars got into the tavern by forcing a door. Dairy Day At SIU Dec. 10 The ninth annual Southern Illinois University Dairy Day, featuring discussions on milk pricing, grain in dairy rations, nnd selecting young sires, has been set for December 10 at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Registration will be at 9:30 a. m. with the program beginning at 10:00 a. m. In the Muckelroy Auditorium. Headlining the program will be Dr. William H. Alexander, Louisiana State University, who will talk on "Class 1 Base Plans for Milk, Supply and Income Implications." Other speakers and their topics are: Professor David Wlckert, Wisconsin, '"What about the Young Sire?" Dr. Howard Olson, The Western Approach to Dairying. Howard S. Thurmon, A "Complete Feed" for Dairy Cows. W. A. Weeks, Use of Analysis in Cattle Breeding. "I am sure you will find this a very valuable meeting and an opportunity to get the latest research Information on dairying," said Farm Adviser Don Lee. There will be a group leave from the parking lot at 814 Harrison at 8:30 a. m. The Bible Speaks To You 8:30 •. m. Sunday, KSD, St. louls 9il5 i. m. Sunday. WCNT, Cen- frail*. 9.00 I. m. Sunday, WJPF Hirrtn Rnynl Portable Typewriter! CHRISTMAS PRICE $49.95 HUTSON MACHINE SERVICE 2231 Cimcy Ave. Ph. 242-2707 CHRISTMAS SALE SADDIES, BRIDIES, PONY HARNESS ft CARTS, NEW AND USED; HORSES AND PONIES AT AUCTION. MT. VERNON FAIRGROUND Die. 7 - 6 P. M. «5 GIVE YOUR CHILD ft •4 A LASTING GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS P'JW* lha world book •ncyctopidli V ^and childcufr. DUI 244-3934 or) i i BOB JONES P. O. Box 77 Mt. Vernon, III. CHRISTMAS TREES j CANADIAN BALSAM Sizes: 4 to 6 Foot Your Choice ONLY $1.19 At Your Friendly S MARTIN OIL I STATION I FOR RENT Modern 2-bedroom duplex, close to grade and high school, automatic gaa heat, plenty of closet space, bate* ment. Rent $50.00. Call — THE SUGARINE CO. Phone 244-0921 STAN The Tire Man Says: By STAN KOZIARA GOOD WILL 'The most precious thing anyone — man or store, any* body or anything — can have is the good will of others. It is something as fragile as an orchid—and as beautifull As precious as a gold nugget — and as hard to find. As powerful as a turbine — and as hard to build. As won* derful as youth — and almost as hard to keep." We at Stan the Tire Man's will do everything within our power to deserve your good will. Our philosophy of doing business is to provide you with quality merchandise and quality service. The Holidays are ahead and you will be thinking of your loved ones and what you will buy for them. Don't over* look their safety on the highway. A through safety check of your automobile can prevent tragedy during the Holiday Season. Drive in to Stan the Tire Man's and let us check your tires, wheels, brakes and steering. Ifa all free. U.S. ROYAL mi\ I FOLLOW THE RED AND GREEN FOOT STEPS To Your Favorite KING CITY RETAILER STORE Register At Any King City Retailer Store WIN $200.00 IN MERCHANDISE Nothing To Buy — No Obligation To Be Awarded Saturday, Dec. 21 OPEN MONDAY NIGHT AND EVERY MONDAY NIGHT TILL CHRISTMAS UNTIL 8:00 P.M.

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