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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1963 DEATHS Marv.n Malone Dies; Attended School By Phone Marvin Dempsey MaJone, the courageous Mt. Vernon youth who spent 18 long years in a valiant fight against the effects of crippling polio, died Tuesday in Grace Memorial Hospital at New Haven. Conn. He was 2-1 years, one month, and 22 days old. He was stricken with the disease when he was only six years old and became completely paralyzed in his arms and legs. However, in the face of what seemed a hopeless handicap, the child remained bright and cheerful—and an inspiration to all who obseiTed his determination to achieve an education. In pursuit of this goal, he completed four years of high school and two years of college in Mt Vernon—without leaving his home—and graduated with honors on both the high school and college level. This was accomplished with the aid of a direct telephone line from the school—with a two- way intercom speaker. Over the years, he became greatly interested in baseball and became an authority on the names and talents of many players. Tlie body will be brought to Myers Chapel. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. He was born Oct. IS, 1939, in Mt. Vernon. Besides his mother, Mrs. Norma Jane Little of Ridgefield, Conn., he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Linda Kay Warren, also of Ridgefleld; and his grandmother, Mrs. Etta (Lepton) Harpole of Mt. Vernon. Phillip Degenhart Of Dahlgren Dies; Funeral Saturday Phillip Degenhart, 77, of Dahlgren, died at 12:15 p.m- Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Funeral services will held at 10:30 run. Eaiiird&y at St. John's Catholic church in Dahlgren with the Rev. Fr. Timothy Foley officiating. Burial will be in St. John's cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Gholson Funeral Home in Dahlgren where friends may call after 4:30 p.m. today- At 7:30 p.m. Friday the Rosary will be recited at the funeral home. Mr. Degenhart was born May 7,1886, in Randolph county. He was first married to Christina Birkner, who preceded him In death in 1949. He later married Maude (Hook) Gage, who survives. He is also survived by a son, Albert Degenhart of Dahlgren; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Miller; a brother, Mat Degenhart, both of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Mrs. Maggie Foelsch of St- Louis; five grandchildren, including Sister Mary Matthew; two great­ grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. N. E. Huffstutler Dies; Funeral At McLeansboro Noble E. Huffstutler, 88, a former McLeansboro resident, died at 11:35 a. m. Wednesday at the Schumm Nursing Home in Bluford. Mr. Huffstutler, a retired contractor, served as chief of police at Ziegler about fifty years ago. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Saturday at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Leo Walton officiating. Burial will be in Knights Prairie cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Gholson Funeral Home where friends may call after 6:00 p. m. today. Mr. Huffstutler was born July 27, 1875, in Hamilton county, the son of William and Jcnnatta (White) Huffstutler. He was married to Louisiana Cluck, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two sons, John L. and Paul Huffstutler, and two daughters, Beulah Huffstutler and Mrs. Lona Reynolds. Survivors include a son, William C. Huffstutler of this city; a daughter. .Mrs. Katherine Smith of Joliet; a brother Ray Huffstutler of Ilerrin; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Dial and Mrs. Nellie Huffstutler, both of McLeansboro; and five grandchildren. Mr. Huffstutler was a member of the Braden Valley Baptist church. Grant McRill Dies Suddenly At Age 85 Years Grant McRill, 85, died suddenly during noon hour today at his home, 301 Broadway. He apparently suffered a heart attack while eating lunch. Mr. McRill was a former resident of Wayne City. The body will be taken to the Richardson Chapel at Wayne City. Moore Rites Friday In Mt.V. Funeral services for Thomas Holland Moore will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Park Avenue Baptist church, of which he was a member. The Rev. Leon- aid Whitlock and the Rev. Everett Lemay will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens The body will lie in state at the Pulley-Guteler Funeral Home where friends may call after 2:00 p.m. today. At noon, Friday, the body will be taken to the church to lie in etate until the funeral hour. Mr. Moore, 45, of RFD 5, Mt. Vernon, was killed at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when ho was ran over by u tractor on a rural road about six miles north of Mt MARKETS Mt. Vernon Hog Market Prices paid on the local livestock market were 25c higher today. The top was 14.00 for 190 to 220 lb- hogs. Sows ere 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 2.07. Soybeans 2.59. Corn 1.15. Chicago Produce CHICAGO (API — Chicago Mercantile Exchange — Butter steady; wholesale buying prices unchanged; 93 score AA 57?i; 92 A 579i; 90 B 57; 89 C 56; cars 90 B 57=4; 90 B 57U. Eggs steadier; wholesale buying prices unchanged to 1 higher; 70 per cent or better grade A whites 35%; mixed 35%; mediums 29; standards 33; dirties 29; checks 29. St. Louis Produce ST. LOUIS (AP) live poultry: Eggs, consumer grades. A large 35-36, A medium 30-32, A small 24-26, B large 33-34, wholesale grades; standard 31:<3. unclassified 27-28, checks 2024. Hons, heavy 15-17, light over 5 lb S-9, under 5 lb 5-6, broilers and fiyers 15-17. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, Til. (AP)—(USDA)—Hogs 7,000; .15-25 higher; mixed 1-3 170-230 lb barrows and gilts 14.25-15.00; sows 1-3 275-600 lb 10.50-12.25. Cattle 800; calves 150; no market test; good to choice steers 19.50-22.00; standard and good heifers 17.50-19.50; cows 11.00-13.50. Sheep 400; lambs and ewes steady; good to prime lambs 16.50-19.50; ewes 5.00-6.00. Chicago Grain CHICAGO (AP) — No wheat, oats or soybean sales. Corn No 1 yellow 1.23%; No 2 yellow 1.23; No 3 yellow 1.19%-21%; No 4 yellow 1.15-17%. Soybean oil 8'Ab. WalTstreet NEW YORK (AP)—Rails continued to advance in an irregularly higher stock market late this afternoon. Trading was moderate. Volume for the day was estimated at 4.3 million shares compared with 4.4 million Wednesday. Wall Street shrugged off news of defense cutbacks and stocks moved higher on balance, although the aerospace issues themselves showed a string of fractional declines. A dividend hike by Northern Pacific, which rose fractionally, emphasized the improved condition of the rail industry. Southern Railway advanced more than a point. Fractional gains were posted for Southern Pacific, Chesapeake & Ohio and Illinois Central. Baltimore & Ohio was up nearly a point. Helene Curtis gained about 2 and Magnavox about a point. Up about a point were Chrys ler, General Electric, Merck and U.S. Smelting. Xerox (ex dividend) rose 5 and Polaroid 3 IBM lost 4 and Control Data 2. Boeing, United Aircraft and Douglas Aircraft were among fractional losers. Prices on the American Stock Exchange were mixed in mod' erate trading. U.S. government bonds edged lower; corporates were mostly unchanged. NEW YORK~~(AP) — Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus 758.64 up 1.43 20 Rails 178.02 up 0.92 15 Utils 137.90 up 0.31 65 Stocks 266.77 up 0.73 Interstate 64 Hearing Here Today (Continued From Page 1) the great metropolitan centers from Norfolk, Va„ to San Francisco, Calif., which includes St. Louis, Mo., and Evansville, Ind. It follows the path of economy in construction and serves the greatest number of people en- route." Supports Woodlawn City Manager Chester Lewis asked the state highway department and federal bureau of roads to give serious consideration to providing access to the superhighway in the vicinity of Woodlawn"The proposal provides no interstate access between Mt. Vernon and Richview, a distance of J4 miles," Lewis said. "This will create considerable hardship for vehicular movement in the intermediate area, especially when Interstate 57 is complete. "In a distance of 14 miles several thousands of people live and travel. As Interstate 57 is completed travel will increase to recreational as well as metropolitan areas including Mt. Vernon. "It would appear that an access in the immediate area of Woodlawn would provide a worthwhile service to a large segment of the population north and south of proposed 1-64." , The city manager supported Eggs and i both the proposed routing through I Jefferson county and the "accelerated construction" of the east- west superhighway. "Mt. Vernon considers itself fortunate in being selected as one of the very few communities that will be the recipient of two major transcontinental freeways," he said. "U.S. Interstate 64 is of major importance to southern Illinois- It will remove isolation, assist in encouraging economic growth and provide a high type highway to replace existing second class routes between this community and major metropolitan areas." SHOWS HOW HE DELIVERED YOUNG SINATRA HOME — Officer George C. Jones of the Bel-Air Patrol, private home-protection organization, shows how he put Frank Sinatra, Jr., Into trunk of his patrol car to deliver lilm home In Hollywood after finding him on a Bel-Air street early Dee. 11, He said lie, put the kidnaped youth In the trunk to avoid newsmen as lie drove him home. A reporter poses In the trunk. (AP Wiroplioto) DEMOCRATS OFFER REMAP Job Cuts REAPPORTIONMENT DEADLINE SATURDAY Detailed Weather Report MT. VERNON WEATHER Wednesday high 34, low 26. Rainfall from 7:00 a. m. Wednesday to 7:00 a. m. Thurs- dav .17. Rainfall 1963 to date 33.16 inches. One year ago high 10 above, low 8 below zero. Ten years ago high 45, low 31. Friday sunrise 7:13; sunset 4:35 tCST) ADVICE FROM POSTMASTER: See Record Christmas Mail In Mt V. Area States Woodlawn Case John Jacobsen, Mt. Vernon attorney representing Woodlawn area residents, stated the case for the proposed Woodlawn interchange. The interchange, he said, would give access to the west shore of Rend Lake through Woodlawn, Waltonviile and down state route 148. He said that the Corps of Engineers estimate that Rend Lake will eventually attract 3,840,000 visitors per year. He outlined other reasons for the interchange as follows: 1—It would be of great benefit to persons residing in the Woodlawn community and the western portion of Jefferson county. 2—If the interchange Is not constructed people of the area would have to use curving, dangerous, outmoded U. S. Route 460 to get to Mt. Vernon. 3—It would afford a direct, fast and safe route to Mt. Vernon and to St. Louis 4—It would give the Walton­ viile mine a direct route to 1-64 for trucking coal. 5— It would increase the accessibility of Woodlawn and help it to prosper. A petition asking for the Woodlawn interchange was signed by 816 persons. Seek East Access Hospital Notes JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Admitted : Wretha Barr of Dix; Troy Adams of Bonnie. Discharged: Lester Tacy; Rev. Bob Atchison; Henry Kent; Mrs. Shirley Finn and baby, Tamara Jo. GOOD SAMARITAN Admitted: Drusie Belle Bundy; Virginia Rixmann; Louella Presley; Eugene Loker; Eula Mae Jones; Charley Albert Byars; Betty Jean Chumm; LeRoy Griffith; Mabel Belle She) ton. Discharged: Fred Bakel. Jr.; William Clayton Monaghan; Marcella Esther Fico; Vern Eubanks; Virginia Rixmann; Mrs. Marcella Ruth Dodillet and baby, Dan Alan; Maxine Marguerite Chambliss; Alice Salenia Birkner; Mrs. Mary Sue Wood and baby, Gregory Todd; Mrs. Rose Marie Hill and baby, Billy Gale, Jr. HINDUSTANI IDOL Juggeranut is one of the most famous idols of Hindustan. This wooden idol periodically was taken out in procession and many of the faithful prostrated themselves before his car (which was of great weight) and were crashed. Attorney N. Y. Dowell said the people of the Bluford-Belle Rive-Opdyke area plan to present a strong case for an interchange on the east side of the county. Bliss told Dowell that if a petition is passed for an interchange in that area and statements supporting it are obtained, they will accept as a part of today's hearing. "It will be done in ten days," Dowell said. Many other speakers rushed to support the proposed access on the east side of the county. Charles W. Waite, chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors which is composed of supervisors of all 16 townships in the county, presented official resolutions of the county board supporting interchanges at Woodlawn and in the Belle Rive-Opdyke-Blufovd area. Also testifying in behalf of the proposed additional interchanges were Senator Paul Broyles of Mt- Vemon; Ogie Ellis, county superintendent of schools; Bill Howard, president of the Mt. Vernon Jaycees; Lowell Dearinger, president of Operation Greater Mt. Vernon; Jack Trotter, county highway superintendent; Tom Schwartz of the First National Bank; Terry Marlin, Shiloh township supervisor; J. O. Clemons, Woodlawn high school principal; Joe Winfrey, Chamber of Commerce manager; Earl Jamison, Mt. Vernon builder; Morton Wood, Woodlawn mayor; Lowell Bender, representing the Woodlawn Ruritan Club; Howard Lambert, representing the Grand Prairie school district; Ernie Driggers, cashier of the Fii-st National Bank of Woodlawn; Wayman Hogshead, highway commissioner at Woodlawn; Herbert Downey, manager of the Tri-County Electric Cooperative; Eddie Self of Mt. Vernon; and D. A. Stephenson, manager of the Woodlawn Telephone Co. 33 Bad Curves J. Marvin Powers, security Bank president who was chairman of a southern Illinois committee which successfully worked for the present southerly location of 1-64, said that people of Jefferson county and Illinois counties to the south i are happy over the proposed routing through Jefferson CHICAGO (API — With a deadline closing in, the Illinois Reapportionment Commission prepared to resume negotiations today aimed at breaking the stalemate over redistricting the Illinois House. The five Republican commissioners, who have boycotted recent meetings, announced they were willing to bargain "continuously until midnight Saturday in the hope that a fair constitutional reapportionment can be accomplished." Democrats were reported ready to submit sometime in the next 48 hours a plan that would allocate 21 districts to Chicago and 8 to the suburban area. It is the fight over Chicago districts that has deadlocked the commission. Republicans haven't met with Democrats since Nov. 14 because of Democratic demands for 22 or 23 districts in Chicago. The GOP group contends that population losses have reduced Chicago's constitutional allocation to 21 districts. Even though Democrats are expected to negotiate eventually on a 21-district basis, a final settlement probably will hinge on how those boundaries are drawn. Unless 7 of the 10 commissioners reach agreement, House candidates are faced with running on a statewide basis in the 1964 elections. The commission will go ovtt ol existence at midnight Saturday under a constitutional provision which keeps the group alive only four months following the appointment of members by Gov. Otto Kerncr. Democrats set the sta^e for the showdon by making public Wednesday their version for reapportioning downstate districts. The plan differs with the Republican proposal in four areas 1. Democrats seek to make Rock Island a single county district. Republicans want to keep Mercer County with Rock Island. 2. Democrats propose to draw one Lake County district to embrace the North Shore townships of Waukegan, Shields and Deerfield. The Republican map would cut Lake County across the miflkle. Both sides call for two districts in Lake. 3. Democrats propose to put Bond County in the 52nd District with Christian, Jersey, Macoupin, Montgomery and Shelby counties. Republicans would substitute Effingham for Bond. 4. Democrats would assign Effingham to the 55th district with FayettP. Clinton, Marion, Clay, Washington, Wayne and White counties. Republicans ad- Oklahoma Hit Hard By Wind, Heavy Snow By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A vast snow storm spread a blanket of white across wide areas in the northern half of the nation today from the Rockies into the Northeast. Subzero cold added misery to the pre-winter storm in many parts of the Midwest. No immediate general breuk in the wintry weather was indicated in the snow-covcred Nortli Central region and heavy snow headed into Northeast sections. Blizzard! conditions were indicated in the Dakotas, Minnesota and parts of eastern Montana. The storm, striking 10 days before the start of the winter season, swept eastward from the midlands. Heavy snow and hazardous driving warnings were issued for northeastern New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and northern New England, with amounts ranging up to a half-foot. The current storm, wliich developed in the southern Rockies, was blamed for at least 11 traffic deaths, including four in Oklahoma which was hit hard by heavy snow and gusty winds. Five persons were killed in traffic accidents in Illinois and two in Iowa. The subzero belt covered areas in the Dakotas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Minnesota, with 11 below in Sioux Falls, S.D. The mercury ranged from Congress Furious At Base Loss By IKED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Secre- taiy of Defense Robert S. McNamara, beset by furious congressmen, was expected to announce today economy-induced plans to close or reduce operations at 25 to 27 military bases in about 16 states. Reports from congressional sources late Wednesday forecast shutdown of more than 30 installations, with the loss of 75,000 jobs. But it was learned Mc-Namara's action will affect several bases fewer than that, and result in abolition of 9,000 to 12,000 jobs. There were indications the bases, large and small, would be phased out over perhaps three years. No naval shipyards were on the list of Army, Navy and Air Force bases due to be axed or reduced in scope. Rumors Wednesday said McNamara would move to close naval shipyards in Boston, Philadelphia and San Francisco. One base in Ohio also was mentioned. House Speaker John W. McCormack ,D-Mass., acting for the entire Massachusetts delegation, carried to President Johnson Wednesday night a bipartisan protest against rumored closing of the Boston Navy Yard. Other protests rained on the White House from Pennsylvania, California, Now York and o t h e r state congressional ILLINOIS WEATHER CHICAGO (AP)-^Most of Illinois lay under 2 to 5 inches of snow today, with prospects of more to come and a strong northwest wind to whip it around. Packed snow, in many places over a foundation of frozen drizzle, plagued motor traffic virtually everywhere in the state except the southern tip. New fitful falls of snow already were reported in tlie Rantoul, Rockford and Chicago areas. The Weather Bureau said flurries will likely precede an oncoming wave of cold- clear to the Ohio River. Zero weather already has advanced from the west as far as northern Iowa, and the Weather Bureau said tonight's lows in Illinois will range mostly between 10 and 20. Afternoon readings today were about 10 degrees alxwe that. The heaviest falls of snow Wednesday and Wednesday night were in the Dubuque and Rockford areas, but 4-lnch falls wore recorded as far south as Vandalia. The State Highway Division reports roads are clear only in the southern quarter south of U.S. 50. Plowing and salting cleared the Chicago Expressway system. State Temperature* Belleville ..... Moline ... Peoria Quincy Rantoul Rockford .Springfield Vandalia East Dubuque 29 24 28 14 26 19 25 17 28 24 32 24 29 22 28 24 25 12 The Weather Elsewhere 'By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. groups. zero to 10 above in parts of! Johnson has emphasized econ- northem New England. There was some warming in parts of the eastern Rockies. Snow depths ranged from 5 to 10 inches in the northern Midwest and 4 to 8 inches in the Great Lakes region. Unseasonably cold weather was reported in most of the South Central section. Temperatures were near seasonal levels in the Far West with generally clear skies. county and from Grayville to East St. Louis. He asked for a "speed up" on construction to save lives. Powers pointed out that there are 33 bad curves in U.S. Route 460 between Mt. Vernon and Nashville. Powers also supported addition of interchanges on the east and west sides of the county. vocate substituting Bond for Effingham. James A. Ronan of Chicago, a Democratic member of the commission, contended the Republican proposal for Lake Conty would insure election of two GOP representatives in each of the two districts. Each district in the stale elects three representatives. Miles Scat At Stake In the 52nd District, the Republican map would result in the defeat of one Democratic incumbent by throwing three sitting members together. The Democrats are Reps. Miles E. Mills, Effingham; Stuart Traynor, Taylorville, and Charles Schaefer, Nokomis. The Democrats propose to keep Mills in the 5th district. If Mercer County remains with Rock Island, Democrats said they would have little chance of ever winning two seats there. omy since succeeding the late President John F. Kennedy Nov. 22. Johnson told a news conference last Saturday he and Mc- Natnara were making a study of defense installations to determine which could be eliminated as a way of curbing spending This base survey program redatcd Johnson's rise to the presidency by about 2Vs years. It was inaugurated by McNamara in March 1961, about two months after the Kennedy administration took office. At that time, the Pentagon listed 6,700 bases and installations of various sorts, about 4,500 of them in this country and tlie rest abroad. Since March 19C1, the Defense Department says, more than 400 installations have been closed or reduced in scope. Claimed savings: about $316 million a year. MoNamara told Congress last January his goal was to take more such actions, so that by the end of the fiscal 1965—June 30, 1965— the annual savings will be increased to $442 million. Albany, snow 28 15 .02 Albuquerque, clear _ 42 21 Atlanta, rain 41 40 2.03 Bismarck, snow 14 5 .08 Boise, clear _ 24 12 Boston, cloud 32 20 ~." Buffalo, snow 27 21 .14 Chicago, snow . 31 24 30 Cincinnati, cloudy _ 34 31 .14 Cleveland, cloudy „ 30 28 .14 Denver, cloudy 10 -5 .01 Des Moines, snow 23 2 19 Detroit, snow 33 24 .48 Fairbanks, cloudy ._ 33 21 Fort Worth, cloudy _ -18 26 .06 Helena, snow 22 7 .32 Honolulu, cloudy 81 72 .08 Indianapolis, clear .. 30 27 Jacksonville, cloudy 69 57 Juneau, cloudy 38 35 Kansas City, clear _ 23 6 Los Angeles, clear _ 62 43 Louisville, cloudy .... 39 34 Memphis, cloudy ..... 45 36 Miami, clear 72 70 Milwaukee, snow . 31 25 Mpls.-St.P., snow 19-1 New Orleans, cloudy 76 51 New York, snow 37 28 Okla. City, clear 29 14 Omaha, clear 16 -5 Philadelphia, snow _ 34 M Phoenix, cloudy 60 42 Pittsburgh, rain _ 32 28 Ptlnd, Me., cloudy _ 32 15 Ptlnd, Ore., clear .... 30 24 Rapid City, cloudy _ 16 -1 Richmond, rain 38 32 St. Louis, cloudy 28 20 Salt Lk. ity, snow _ 23 7 San Diego, clear 65 43 San Fran., clear &4 45 Seattle, clear 39 27 Tampa, clear 75 59 Washington, rain 40 33 Winnipeg, snow 7 0 (M—Missing) Postmaster William Lee said today, "This certainly looks like a record breaking year (or Chvistmas mail. Between December 1st and December 24th this year we expect to handle 2-5 percent more thnn last year. A modest increase has already appeared and the heaviest is still to come." The postmaster states that the present flow of Christmas cards is running about the same as last year, but the mailing of Christmas gifts is lagging somewhat. He suggests that all gift parcels to most distant points be sent by Air Mail from now on. Speaking about Christmas gift packages, the Postmaster said, "I cannot emphasize too strongly the vital need for packing and wrapping your Christmas gifts securely. Pack all gifts in sturdy cartons, wran them with heavy paper, and tie them securely with strong cord. It is sometimes hard to understand why people will be so careless about putting valuable Christmas gifts in flimsy boxes and loosely wrapped packages. Many of these poorly wrapped gifts simply cannot stand the necessary handling and thus cause much delay and disappointment all around. The postmaster further suggested that is is best to print the recipient's full name, street address, city, ZIP CODE number and state on all mailing labels, making sure to include an extra label inside your gift packages. If you'll send all your Christmas cards by First Class mail, using the new five cent Christmas Tree stamps, and include your name and addresses on the envelopes, you'll help your friends to keep their mailing lists up-to-date. Further, you are assured that any cards that cannot be delivered will be re turned to you for corrected ad- resses. If you wish to enclose your Christmas card or letter in your gift package, merely add the appropriate letter postage to the postage for the package itself and indicate the presence of letter or Christmas card in side the package. • The postmaster expressed his thanks for the fine public cooperation to date and said, "If you'll just follow these simple requirements it's sure to be a merrier Christmas for everybody." Don 't mail money In Christ mas gifts or parcels. Use Postal Money Orders or checks. Insure your gift parcels Register 'etters of real value. Parcels containing delicate gifts must be marked "FRAG 1LE", and foodstuffs should be marked "PERISHABLE" It they are subject to spoilage. Be sure your Christmas card and gift mailln? lists are up-to- date. Wrap your Christmas gifts securley. Address your cards and gift* legibly and correctly. Use complete address - in- luding street number, rural .oute of post office box number. Be sure that the name of the street is complete with avenue, parkway, or drive. Avoid abbreviation of street and state names. Use ZIP CODE numbers wherever possible and be sure to include your ZIP CODE in your return address. And most important of all- mail your cards and gifts now. .04 .23 .20 .54 .28 .02 .39 .05 .13 .05 M .24 .01 .15 136 .01 .15 .02 Due to expansion program— need man who believes In his ability, will work hnrd and be compensated accordingly. Age 25 -40. Some college preferred To man who qualifies, unlimited opportuntly with our organization. Base Income and commission. Reply Vern Bond P .O. No. 588, Mt. Vernon BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. William Martin of 1213 south 24th street are the parents of a daughter born at 11:02 o'clock last night in Good Samaritan hospital. She has been named Tanya Leigh. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Horton of 182 Circular street in Sarasota Springs, New York are the parents of a son born December 10 in that city. He weighed eight pounds and has been named Paul Michael. The mother is the former Betty Soloman and the grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Paul Horton of this city and Mr. and Mrs. Ermon Russell of Bonnie. The father is stationed in New York with tlie U.S. Navy. CENSUS OF LIFE A census of living things indicates that there exist today more than 300,000 species of plants r..d more than one million species of animals, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Rifted Acid Liquids Hours After Eating One lady said after meals she used to rift up acid liquids. At times It would nearly strangle her. She had stomach gas, daily headaches and was always nervous. 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