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4 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1963 MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, llllnoli (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED J 871 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY WM. C RACKAWAY ORIAN METCALF JOHN RACKAWAY . GUY HENRY . Editor Bustneti Manager „™ Newi Editor Sporti Editor City Editor ROBERT K. THOMPSON IRENE PURCELL JOHN McCLURE — MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Preti U exclusively entitled to use for the publication of ell news credited lo It or not other­ wise credited In this paper end also the local newt published therein. Second Claw Postage paid *t Mt. Vernon, Illinois Advertising Manager . Society Editor — Circulation Manager SUBSCRIPTION RATE Subscriptions must be paid In advance By Mall, Jefferson County and adjoining counties, one year $ 7.00 6 months $4.25; 3 months $275; 1 month $ 1.00 By mail outside Jefferson and adjoining counties within 250 miles, one year, $10.00; 6 months $6.00; 3 months $4.00; pe' single month $1.50. Outside 250 miles, 1 year.... $11.00 6 months, $7.00; 3 months $4.50; one month $1.75. Delivered by carrier in dfy per week 30 A Thought For Today The grass withers, the flower fades, when tile breath of the Lord blows upon it; surely the people is (trass. —Isaiah 40:7. o-o-o o-o-o o-o-o Death is delightful. Death is dawn, the waking from a weary night of fevers unto truth and light.—Joaquin Miller. Editorial Death From Afar COUR UNITED STATES PRESIDENTS have been shot to death: Lincoln, Garfield. McKinley and now Kennedy. There have been attempts against others that failed. It is worth noting tihat in every case but the last, the foul deeds were perpetrated at close range. Though hand weapons capable of killing men at ranges up , to hundreds of yards have existed since at least the days of | the Kentucky long rifle, John F. Kennedy was the first president ] to be so assassinated—indeed, was probably the first outstanding | leader in all history to be murered at a distance. j It is ominously significant that it should occur at this time ! in history, when this nation—and all nations—are openly vulner- j able to long-range destruction. { U. E. Baughman, former head of the Secret Service, wrote : In his memoirs that his men could provide sure protection for I the presidents under their charge in almost ail circumstances, j he had only one great worry during his years in the serv» ice, and that was precisely what befell President Kennedy: the ! unseen rifle, telescopically equipped, protruding from one of i thousands of windows along a crowded city street. Short of containing the president in a bulletproof cocoon, or employing hundreds of men to search and patrol every; building along a given route, there was no way the Secret; Service could guarantee the president's safety against a de- j termined rifleman. j In the days before the atomic bomb and intercontinental < missiles, the military chiefs of a nation could offer reasonable j guarantees for their country's safety. Policies could be based l upon the bality to resist possible armed attack. Today, when hydrogen weapons make possible the assassination of entire nations, for the first time in history we are all defenseless against long-range, instant death—as defenseless as a bareheaded man in an open car. j The word "defense" today really means "retaliation," for \ that is the only means men have so far devised, short of world- i wide disarmament, for keeping the dogs of war at bay. In the long run, it may be that this very weakness will be the source of our greatest security. For jjust as the only real protection against an unbalanced j assassin is to devise a society in which mental instability is I treated in childhood (which almost happened with Lee Oswald) ! and in which the seeds of hate and extremism are never allowed \ to take root, so the only real protection against an ICBM is to j build a world where such weapons do not exist because they are unthinkable. HOROSCOPE FORECAST By CARROLL RIGHTER sociates are in a jittery mood today, so be sure you are soothing, kind. VIRGO (August 22 to September 22) Don't be so intent upon making the almighty dollar that ; you do not heed the advice of a ! good associate, or fail to give GENERAL TENDENCIES SUNDAY: A Fairly unimportant day, but one in which you are able to attend to all the little affairs of everyday life that will make it possible to have a more productive week ahead. Y o u can show by • it whon askc( , for thoughtful courtesies to oth-! UBRA (September 23 to Oc- ers that you want to live j tober 22) A little time spent in your life in such a manner that j solitude analyzing where you you really do observe the j have made mistakes will show Golden Rule. What better day! you how to rectify them in busi- than this Sunday for such? i ness affairs. ARIES (March 21 to April 1 SCORPIO (October 23 to Nov- 19) Getting abode in finest I ember 21) Study whatever it is order possible is vitallv im- 1 'hat is deterring your progress portnnt now. Live the Golden I a " r > '>'™,S P™n |n S J™ 01 * Rule and be a source of irwplr- , S * GI ™ RIU ? n (November 22 ation to others ! to December 21) Take the op- TAIIRim (Anril T) to M-iv i P° r,uni, y to B ct back into K 00 ^ OAT .7 • . , V graces of fine friend whom you 20) It .s best you shy au-ay haw s) . U{c({ Qf , a(p from anything out of the nrdin- 1 CAPRICORN (December 22 to ary and enjoy the more prac- i January 20) Curb tendency to tical things of life. ! vent v'our ire on one who has GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) I much influence over your affairs. Your home can be the center of, AQUARIUS (January 21 to Feb- your activity and groat happi-; ruary 19) You must plan your ness can reign there if you hut; time much more wisely now if make the effort to be kind to you want to get ahead faster, familv. rid yourself of obstacles. .MOON CHILDREN (June 22 PISCES (February 20 to March to July 21) Attending religious : 2m Do " ot rolv on advice ol services early trees time for: "''ends at this time, since they any correspondence or oilier personal ma Iters that need handling. LEO l July 22 lo Augusl 21 > Discussing property affairs with kin is ensv and pleasant today. VIRGO (August 22 to Se[>- tember 22 1 leisurely planning how to go after aims with speed and accuracy sees you reaching your goals quickly. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Getting chores behind you with alacrity will pave the way for better outlets, more worthwhile friendships. SCORPIO (October 23 lo November 21) Giving a helpiim hand of some kind to close lies is more vital now than outside charit v SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Many sh­ are not cognizant of all facts con- corned. IF YOl'R CHILD IS BORN TODAY .... he, or she, will be one of ihoso remarkable people who instinctively know what will please others and will, therefore, make big headway throughout the lifetime. Be sure this does not Iearl to real foreefulness laler and give an education that helps in dealing with large groups, which is where the greatest success can he achieved. Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Saturday, Dec 3-llsl day of 1963. There arc days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor to formally mark U.S. entry into World War II. U.S. naval casualties were 91 officers and 2,638 men killed and 656 men wounded. Army casualties were 168 officers and men. On this date: In 1787, Delaware became the first slate to ratify the Constitution. In 1842, the New York Philharmonic gave its first concert. In 1915, Japanese Gen. Yms- shita was convicted as a war criminal and sentenced to hanged. Ten years ago—The Now Jersey Supreme Court forbade distribution of the King James version of the New Testament and two books of the Old Testament in state public schools on the grounds that they are sectarian and in violation of both the federal and New Jersey constitutions. Five years ago — President Batista asked the Cuban Congress for authority to declare a state of national emergency. Won't Squeeze Out Mary Tyler Moore Jacoby On Bridge Your Manners A person who doesn't like bridge shouldn't play just to oblige. Digest Of The News Washington Congress is asked to equip the presidential remission investigating the assassination of j President Kennedy with sweep- uations now open up for you, so ing powers to force testimony, he alert to opportunities. Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy and CAPRICORN (December 22 ' her two children move from the to January 20) Sitting at the White House to their new home feet of hol'iest person you know i in Washington's Georgetown brings the right inspiration section: Secret Service to keep nou - | watch over family of slain Pres- AQUARIUS (January 21 to February 19) Enough time spent at meditation can bring forth the inspired ideas you have long desired. : PISCES (February 20 to! March 20) By forgetting any' past hurls and being more co- 1 operative with all, you can start | a new uptrend in all of your affairs. IF YOUR CHILD IS RORN TODAY ... he, or she, will be ( one of those wonderful persons ; who love people and delight in' serving others. Slant the cduca- j tion toward personnel work or! anything connected with char-> itable organizations, the gov- '• erment and such. Then the life becomes both profitable and happy and the public as a whole will be much benefited. ident. President Johnson plans another working Saturday in his White House office; personal effects of the First Family are being moved into the executive mansion. National The Rusian-bom widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President Kennedy, says "she wants to be an American and continue to live here." Louisiana Democrats vote for governor today in the nation's first statewide balloting since the assassination of President Kennedy. T. Eugene Thompson, convicted of arranging the slaying of his 31-year-old wife, is sentenced to life imprisonment. TV Publicity Killed Oswald? By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (API — The wise crowd had it figured that 7, the i Mary Tyler Moore would get squeezed out of the picture on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." They figured wrong. The girl with the triple name would have seemed a prime candidate for oblivion amid such hard-sell characters as Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie and Morey Amsterdam. Yet she has managed to emerge em integral part of the situation comedy, which is enjoying a new burst of popularity in its third season on CBS. "I knew it would be a hazard working with Dick, Rose Marie and Morey, who had all been schooled in night clubs," she said. "Rut I thought I could hold my own because I had i I something the others didn't have '—dramatic training." Mary got the roll of Dick's; wife thanks to Danny Thomas' long memory. She once tried out j for the role of his daughter, but I lost out to Penny Parker because she had too much sophistication and too little resemblance. When the Van Dyke show was being packaged, Danny suggested Iter for it, "I grabbed at it," she said. I "A series seemed to offer what an arlivss dreams of: Security. 1 had been working pretty steadily in all the shows but at that point I would have accepted any series even if it meant merely answering the phone with 'Dr. Casey's office' every week." With "The Dick Van Dyk< Show" near the top of the ratings, it looks destined for several more seasons. That's all right with Mary. She works four days a week at a healthy salary and makes outside appearances: she'll do throe with Danny Kaye this season. 'The Brooklyn-born girl is married to Grant Tinker, television network vice president— for NBC—and h;is a son Ritchie, 7. FINESSE WAS UNNECESSARY By OSWALD JACOBY Newspaper Enterprise Assn. South won the opening club in his own hand and noted that there were 11 top tricks waiting. If either diamonds or spades should break South would hnve 12 and if neither NORTH 7 4Q74 VK109 • AK64 + AQ5 WEST EAST 4S3 4J1085 VQ7 ¥ 865 *2 • J107 5 «83 40 &742 +J6 SOUTH (D) • AK62 VAJ3 • QD2 *K103 No one vulnerable South West North East 1N.T. Pass 6N.X. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— 49 DECEMBER SPECIALS NOT 10% BUT A BIG 20% DISCOUNT ON ALL TOOLS AND PAINT. Offer Good Until Saturday Noon December 14, 1963. This Discount Is From Our Regular Everyday Low Prices. HOMEOWNERS LUMBER & HARDWARE PPhone 244-3150 FREE DELIVERY 310 Broadway, Mt. Vernon FREE ESTIMATES Peoph Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Princess Margaret's nickname 4 Dalai 8 First person 12 Miss Arden t3 Greek god of war 14 Stage^part 15 little Indians 16 Retentive 18 Beseech 20 Injures 21 Brytbonic sea god 22 Hebrew prophet CBibJ 24 Lost blood 26 Traduce 27 Golf teacher 30 Recreated 32 Injury •34 Doubletree 35 Landed property 36 Noise 87 Perches 3fl Candlennt trees 40 Contour 41 Monk's title 42 Bridge term 45 Suckling pig 49 Pastime 51 Before 52 Ocean current 53 Feminine suffix 54 Disencumber 65 One who (suffix) 66 Advocates of the newest »7 Observe DOWN 1 Measure 2 Level 3 Well-bred males 4 Tardier 5 Scope 6 Pertaining to the mind 7 King of Judah (Bib.) 8 Operatic solos 9 Portal 10 Chemical substance 11 Disorder 17 Odd jobs 13 Fortification 23 Beasts of burden 24 Brought up 25 Jacob's son GENERAL TENDENCIES Monday: A chamjc in attitude is necessary in dealing with others who are close to you. If a truly cooperative nttilude is lo exist between you and others, it is essential you have a greater awareness of what they want and that you be articulate in letting them know just what you have in mind. Be charming, too. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A fine day to sit down with partners and make sure that all is working out satisfactorily. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Pleasing co-workers can be just a small matter of changing your style of dress or being less critical. GEMINI (May 21 lo June 21) j Getting personal attivc more i modish, being more cooperative j with others at hobbies, is fine i now. 1 MOON CHILDREN Uune 22 to | July 21) Your newspaper has all the information you require at this time—be sure to studv it well. 1 .F .0 f.Iulv 22 to August 21) As- I Radio Bettors Beat Bookies CHICAGO (AP) — Two horse bettors who used concealed radios to beat bookies have been convicted of gambling. Detective Bernard Kay arrested Joseph A. Valfre, 40, and Warren A. Meyer, 17, Nov. 26 for loitering on a South Side stret. He said they used the radios to transmit results of horse races from tracks to one of the men. who then hurried to a bookie joint whore a bet could be placed before the bookie knew which horses won. Sentencing w a s withheld Thursday in Municipal Court after the men asked for a new trial. NEW YORK (AP) - Police capitulation to the glare of pu- publicity deprived Lee Harvy Oswald not only of any chance for a fair trial, but his life as well claims the American Civil Liberties Union. If Oswald had been convicted of assassinating President Kennedy, the courts likely would have thrown out the verdict because of prejudicial publicity, the organization said. "From the moment of his arrest until his murder two days later, Oswald was tried and convicted many times over in the newspapers, on the radio, and over television by the public statements of the Dallas law en­ forcements officials," said the statement issued Thursday by John de J. Pemberton Jr., executive director of the ACLU. "Where in Dallas, or anywhere else in the state or nation for that matter, could there be found 12 citizens who had not formed a firm and fixed opinion that he was guilty?" the statement said. The ACLU cited a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court which six months ago reversed the murder coviction of a Louisiana man because a 20-miniitc film of an interview between the defendant and the sheriff, in which the defendant confessed, was shown thre times on television. The ACLU said police agreement to transfer Oswald from one jail to another in a manner to suit the convenience of the news media exposed him to the very danger that took his life. His murder might have been averted, the ACLU said, if he had had a lawyer who had objected to the public transfer. In Dallas, Police Capt. Glenn King said Oswald was advised of his rights by at least three lawyers and that there was no violation of his civil liberties. Robt. Taft Jr. Runs For Senate CLEVELAND (AP) - Rep. Robert Taft Jr., R-Ohio, became a candidate today for the U.S. Srnatc, where his late father gained national and international renown. The 46-year-old Cincinnatian announced at a news conference his candidacy to run for the Senate seat now held by Democratic Sen. Stephen M. Young. Young has not declared his intentions for 1961, but is expected to seek re-election. Taft has at least one challenger, Secretary of State Ted W. Brown, for his party's nomination. Brown became a candidate Nov. 5. Taft is the son of Robert A. Taft, who served in the Senate from 1939 until his death in 1953 and won the title of "Mr. Republican." He is a grandson of the late President and Chief Justice William Howard Taft. HUMOR QUICK THINKING The customs man looked through an old gentleman's luggage and located a flask of whiskey. "I thought you said you have nothing but clothes in here," the inspector said. "I did, and it's true," the old gent replied. 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This made the odds 5 to 2 In favor of finding East with the queen of hearts so South cashed dummy's king and finessed his jack, whereupon West took the trick with the queen and proceeded to take the last two tricks with the jack of diamonds and eight of clubs. South had played the hand fairly well, but not well enough. The heart finesse wasn't necessary. He was right to take his top cards in clubs, diamonds and spades to start, but after doinc; this he should simply have led his last spade. This would force East into the lead and since East would be down to hearts and nothing else, East would have had to lead a heart whereupon it would not make any difference where the queen of hearts was held. STARTS SUNDAY PHONE 242-2175 GRANADA you have never seen anything in the world like JOSEPH E.lEVINE «in«t, 3W0KLD Adult Entertainment Not Recommended For Children. EVERY INCREDIBLE SCENE IS REAL! Joteph E. 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