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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1963 MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS 118 North Ninth Street, Mf. Vernon, Illinois (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT. VERNON NEWS ESTABLISHED 1871 MT. VERNON REGISTER ESTABLISHED 1862 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1920 EDWIN RACKAWAY Editor WM. C RACKAWAY - Business Menegw ORIAN METCALF Newt Editor JOHN RACKAWAY . Iporti Editor GUY HENRY City Editor HOROSCOPE FORECAST By CARROLL RIGHTER ROBERT K. THOMPSON IRENE PURCEU JOHN MeCLURE MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Th« Associated Prcii H exclusively •ntltled to UM for th« publication of •II new* credited to K or not other- Witt credited In tlilt paper end *lto •JNI local newt publiihed therein. Second 6ta<* Pottage paid «t Vernon, IlllnoU Mt. Advertlitng Manager Society Editor _„.__—,—. Circulation Manager SUBSCRIPTION RATE Subscription! mutt be paid In advance By Mall, Jefferson County and adjoining counties, one year % 7.00 6 months $4.25; 3 months $2.75; 1 month ..... $ 1.00 By mail ouftida Jefferson and adjoining counties within 250 miles, one year, $10.00; 6 months $6.00; 3 months $4.00; per 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 Therefore let us he grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and nwe.—Hebrews 12:28. O — O—O O -O—O O —O—O It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow. —Calvin Coolidge. Editorial Right Vs. License A MONG THE MANY QUESTIONS raised by the assassination ^ of President Kennedy is, where does the public's "right to know" end and Peeping Tom-ism begin? For with our wonderful ability to catch and transmit the •tight and sound of news events, we seem at times dangerously close to becoming a nation of Peeping Toms. We must, for Instance, have a camera trained on the face of the wife of an astronaut at the very moment he is being launched into space, quite possibly to his death. To some, who may have weak imaginations or who doubt that people they haven't seen in the flesh are quite real, this may be emotionally satisfying. To others, it is a gross invasion of privacy and commercial degrading of human dignity, even if done by consent. After the assassination, millions of television viewers were treated to a reporter prying into the sorrow of the widow and children of a policeman and supposedly being edified by listening to such questions as: "What are your plans now?" "Do you think. Mrs. Kennedy feels as you do?" "Do you want to be a policeman when you grow up, son?" More tragically, this alleged public demand to he in on everything, to be right there as it happens, resulted, first, in the trial without jury of the accused assassin and, second, in his death. Sometimes, as in the case of a president's funeral, our ability to participate remotely by electronic means is a moving experience for which we are humbly grateful. And future generations will thank us for preserving such a moving moment In history. There is, however, a line between the legitimate right of the public to be informed—which is one of the rocks upon which • democracy must be based—and voyeurism. The blurring of this line can only result in a general cheapening of all that we value. The Sea —Horn Of Plenty •THE SEA, which covers 70 per cent of the world's surface, has often been called the last remaining unexplored frontier. Indications of how vast that frontier may be, and what treasures await man's discovery, continue to pile up. The technical publication, Undersea Technology, reports, for instance, that off the coast of California, supplies of seafloor phosphates range from 14,000 to 420,000 tons per square mile, valued at $7 a ton. Native gold, silver, platinum, diamonds and huge supplies of calcium carbonate (used in cement) are available and not too difficult to mine under the sea. "Minerals already are being extracted off California," the magazine says. "Russia is now mining diamonds in waters off Africa; the offshore oil industry is already immense. It is termed the second great growth of the 20th century." All of which lends a tinge of optimism to projections of the earth's* mineral needs in the future to support a doubled and redoubled population. It also points up the need for early international agreement on a fixed and fair off-shore limit and sharing of this wealth. Like the moon, the sea ought to belong to everyone. GENERAL, TENDENCIES SUNDAY: Wind up whatever projects of a spiritual, scientific or educational nature, which are still in the process of being worked out, in a sane and sensible manner, for you now are necessary for you to do in order necessary fo ryou to do in order to have the good will of practically anyone. But tact is essential now. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Look to a most loyal but serious ally for advice concerning how to meet with greater success in your affairs. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Being sure to live according to the principles of God is the best means by which you cast now increase success. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Listen closely to what partners have to say on this free day, since it will help you to live more intelligently and happily. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Take time to plan the activities of the future wisely so that you need not work so hard. LEO (July 22 to August 21) You can easily strengthen your character now via the kind words of a good friend, a vicar of the church. VIRGO (August 22 to September 22) This is a good day to get unfinished duties out of the way quickly. LIBRA (Septeml>cr 23 to October 22) After listening to ideas of associate for more prosperous activity in the future, be sure to set up appointments for fun later. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Time devoted to family and home will be well spent, today. Be sure to attend services as well. SAGITTARIUS (November {22 to December 21) Raising level of consciousness to highest things you can envision make this an inspiring day and night. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 20) Look to the influences that inspire you to greater abundance in the near future. AQUARIUS (January 21. to February 19) Put that fine mind to work in constructive channels that bring your desires closer to you. PISCES (February 20 to March 20) Time spent in company of very successful persons reveals their methods, which you can then emulate to own advancement. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY ... he, or she, will he one of those wise individuals who first thinks before uttering any statements, but who will also know where lie, or she, is headed and take a straight path in such direction. The nature here is kind, the mind analytical, but there is a tendency to waste time in helping others too much. Teach to be a little more selfish. GENERAL TENDENCIES MONDAY: You can certainly start this week right by organizing every phase of your life as you would like to have it in the days ahead. You are also under fine influences for letting others know just where they will fit into the picture and to state the duties of each and every person. Find Christmas gifts now. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Strengthen your position with the public in general now and be appreciated more. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) While you may be tolerably happy in comfortable routine, you should make an effort to expand now. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Be sensible in picking out holiday gifts so that you have no headaches later. Be practical. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) You must be especially courteous with associates and allies who are taking much interest in your affairs now. LEO (July 22 to August 21) Earnest laboring is in the cards today so that you later can get Christmas parcels nicely wrapped, etc. VIRGO (August 22 to September 22) Take the time to write out a schedule for the clay and then be sure you follow it. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Getting abode more charming and planning Christmas decorations fine now. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) If you tackle your daily duties enthusiastically, you work with greater efficiency and find shortcuts. SAGITTARIUUS (November 22 to December 21) It Is important you increase abundance, and this only requires constructive thinking. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 20) You have a penchant for organization and this is a good clay to display it wisely. AQUARIUS (January 21 to February 19) Instead of taking so much time with affairs of others, be sure you handle own affairs wisely now. PISCES (February 20 to March 20) Ix^yal friends now understand your problems and are quick to lend the right support needed. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY . . . the forte here will be in connection with public service, utilities and the like and such affairs can be handled with facility where others would find them to be difficult. Send to right schools that will stress precision, punctuality, neatness, etc. There is a steady, sane, happy life denoted here. Your Manners A child who uses his own money for some items learns the value of the green stuff- Digest Of The News Christmas OK In Illinois Schools International Bolivian miners decree a general mobilization as President Paz Estenssoro rejects leftist Vice President Lechin's offer to resign in return for the release of two jailed Communist union leaders; the government offers to withdraw army and police forces if the hostages—including four Americans — are released unharmed. The Western Big Four foreign ministers held a preliminary round of meetings before the first NATO conference since the assassination of President Kennedy. of Honduras and the Dominican Republic. A high State Department official suggests the possibility of a change in the long-rigid U.S. policy of isolation tow-aid Red China, provided the Chinese themselves develop a more tolerant attitude. Republicans indicate the.v don't intend to help President Johnson to the "Honeymoon" with Congress traditionally enjoyed by new presidents. Washington The United States decides to recognize the revolt-torn regimes Today In Washington WASHINGTON (AP)-In the news from Washington: Rights violated: An appeals court has thrown out the court- martial conviction of Air Force Capt. Joseph P. Kauffmann on espionage charges, and denounced the Air Force for "reprehensible and indefensible" actions in its investigation. "We (the court) cannot call to our command words in which we can adequately condemn the illegal procedures revealed in this record," declared military appeals judge Paul Kilday, a former Texas congressman. The court, however, upheld Kauffman's conviction on a secondary charge ot failing to notify his superiors of attempts by East German agents to induce him to reveal U.S. defense information. The charge carries a maximum sentence of dishonorable discharge and two years of hard labor. The Air Force allegen that the 45-year-old veteran of World War It and Korea had conspired with East German intelligence agents while visiting Berlin in People In The News Las ANGELES (AP)—Attorney Donald Eastvold. husband of singer Ginny Simms, has withdrawn divorce proceedings againsl her in Los Angeles. Enstvold had charged cruelty. 1'he couple wed in June 1962. Variety Time Answer to Previous Puzzl* IT BMW 3 Judicial sentence 4 Insect antenna 5 Curves 6 Note in Guido's scale 7 Point 8 Looked fixedly 0 VcRetable 10 Malt brew* 11 Afternoon social events 19 Suffix •-10 Fastener 22 Low sand lull 0 ACROSS 1 Mr. Chandler 5 Wager 8 Card game £2 IrcKjuoiaa Indian 13 Biblical prophet 14 Story 15 Anglo-Saxon theow 16 Short sleep 17 Athena 18 Staggered 20 Printing machine S£S£r tW08 25 Fish saw* 23R££? 26 Location SSf 6 ^-!.— 27 Paradise 28 Dispatches* ™ Hower 30 Be sick « «ower 31 Metal 32 FemaJcrtK* 33 Anger 34 Goddess ot infatuation •6 Mariner 's direction M American Indian leader 30 Burrowed 41 Wapiti A3. Sorrowful 43 Bowling torn 46 Mountain crests SOBuU(Stk) 51 Knock 53 Italian stream 54 Ireland 55 Assam sflkwonn 56 Native of Latvia 57 Marries 58 Sleeping furniture CBFcnuksatnb <ab.) DOW* 1 Scott 2 Gaelic TOKYO (AP)—Actor Vincent Edwards, the brain surgeon of the Dr. Ben Casey TV show, said in Tokyo he will portray a heavy" in a future movie. "As an actor," Edwards said, I like to grow." Edwards made a personal ap-; army pearance at a charity pertorm- inco of the film "The Victors," in which lie plays a World War II GI in Europe. 2; u B U T 5 R U m 29 Source 31 Undertaking 37 Egrets 33 Levantine ketch 38 Island (Fr.) 24 Novice (varJ 39 Impair 40 Utopian standards 42 Palatable 43 Meat dish 44 Minute skin opening 45 Dry 47 Allowance for waste 48 Grafted (her} 49 Drunkards 51 "Johnny—— 52 Exist 8 9 w li­ 14 \1 I st 1 • I 1 1 f 91 oz 66 58 63 56 59 u Jordan, 38, in Las Vegas, Nev., Thursday. Beg ley won an A caderay Award for a supporting role in "Sweet Bird of Youth." Begley'a first wife died in 1956. A second marriage in 1961 ended in divorce last year. Begley's bride was divorced 10 years ago from Charles Jordan. HUMOR I960, between a transfer from Greenland to Castle Air Force Base, Calif. The Rutland, Vt, native was tned in Wiesbaden, Germany, in April 1962. He has been confined since at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on a 10-year sentence. Among what the court described as "massive and deliberate v i o 1 a t i cms of Kauffmann's rights were signals during the court martial to control the flow of testimony and surreptitious recordings of his talks with his lawyer. Kilday fired the case back to the Air Force judge advocate general Friday for a rehearing or a reassessment of Kauffmann's sentence. National The U.S. Supreme Court has said no compulsory prayers but it didn't say no Christmas in the public schools. Across the nation, teachers and children are happily decorating trees, hanging wreaths, rehearsing for pageants and plays. ILLINOIS CHICAGO - Tlie Illinois Reapportionment Commission headed into its final liours today with the 10 members still hoping for an agreement that lias eluded them for four months. BELVIDERE-The red headline of the Belvidere Daily Republican proclaimed the news that Chrysler had picked the town as a site for its new assembly plant. The new plant will provide 5,000 new jobs. SPRINGFIELD — Unbeaten Central ia, Collinsville and Lockport were forced to go all out before nailing down triumphs in hard-fought Illinois prep basketball contests Friday night. Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Saturday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 1963. There are 17 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date In 1431, the Council of Basel convened for the purpose of eradicating heresies, especially the Hussites. It also sought to unite all Christian nations under the Roman Catholic Church. The council finally adjourned in May 1443. On tis date: In 1799, the first President, George Washington, died in retirement at Mount Vernon at the age of 67. In fell, Marines battled vainly against Japanese invaders of Wake Island during World War II. In 19-45, Joseph Kramer — known as the beast of Belsen— and 10 other Nazis were hanged for World War II atrocities in the Belsen and Oswiecim concentration camps. Ten years ago — Vice President Richard Nixon returned from a world goodwill tour to report that the peoples of Asia had an overwhelming desire for peace. Five years ago—Russian proposals for settlement of the Berlin problem were uncomprising- ly rejected by the United States, Britain and France. One year ago—The Mariner 2 satellite achieved man's first closeup observation of the plan- i et Venus. SPRINGFIELD, III. (API-Illinois public schools arc free to observe the Giristmas spirit, as a matter of voluntary activity, the slate's top education official said today. "I don't think any illegally is involved," said Hay Page, stale superintendent of public instruction. Page was asked in a telephone interview whether the | U.S. Supreme Court ruling that official religious exercises in the public schools are unconstitutional had affected Christmas programs in Illinois schools. He said that Christmas programs — plays, caroling and making replicas of the nativity scene and other decorations — are voluntary for pupils. "There is no effort to avoid the religious connotation of Christmas, and I don't think there is anything illegal nbout. that," he said. "Teachers have a moral responsibility to their pupils as well as that of acquainting them with facts." Other holidays are recognized, and the sifnificance of each is a pavt of the recognition, he said. Page said pupils who do not wish to participate in Christmas activities are not required to do so, and that Jewish pupils are granted time for participation in observance of the holy days of their faith. He said that, as far as he knew, there has ben no com­ plaint jfiKMit programs or decorations. Il> New York, Hie slide ediic.i lion department's geiiiT;il conn, sel said there is no violation ot slate or federal law in recog. ni/ing Christmas "which ha* not only religions significance bill is an event ill history." ENDS TODAY GRANADA TIMES TODAY - Sinlmd l:S0-l:flfi-8:*!0 Vampire :t:0()-(i::i0-!):r,5 Continuous Show 1:80 On FUR SALE We have just received a shipment of like-new, used furs, now on sals. Open evenings until 9. SHERRY LYNNE SHOP 2010 Perkins Phone 242-0241 FREE BARBECUES Sunday, Dec. 15 SAM SWEETS COCKTAIL LOUNGE Buckner, Rights march: A Southern congressman said Friday the civil rights march on Washington cost the taxpayers 5805,000. Rep. George Huddleston Jr., D-Ala., said he had asked for and received an accounting from Comptroller General Joseph Campbell on the Aug. 2S demonstration's cost to the government. NASHVILLE, Term. lAP) Bishop Reuben H. Mueller, of the Evangelical United Brethren Church said in Nashville, Tenn., that union of his church with the Methodist Church is inevitable. The bishop, chairman of the Evangelical United Brethren Church Commission on Church Union, was in Nashville for a meeting of his church's commission and the Methodist commission. He is from Indianapolis. The professor was annoyed when a student fresh out of the was late to class for the third straight time. "Glad you could niiike it," he observed sarcastically. "Tell me, what did I hey say in the army when you showed up late like this" "Well," the student replied, "first they saluted. Then they asked, 'How are you this morning, sir' " LOS ANGELES (API-Actor Ed Begley, 62, married his agent 's secretary, Mrs. Helen MAYTAG tlu' ilcpviidable automatics AUTHORIZED SALES—SERVICE—PARTS j^JBJ ^&l ^^^^^sfilB^I Dial 244-0322 MBWSPANS* tmm'mn ASSK. Hi GRANDMA SEZ: "SHOP AT GRANDPA'S GIFT SH0PPF GIFTS AT REASONABLE PRICES BUY YOUR GIFTS AND GAS AT WARDS PHILLIPS 66 SERVICE 11th and Broadway FREE BEAUTIFUL FLOWER ARRANGEMENT DRAWING DEC. 24 N $£2S7 Morse - press: Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., told tile Senate Friday "the American press relates to the American people just what the press wishes them to read; and that is typical of the Pravda press in Russia." Morse, waging an unsuccessful fight against a compromise foreign aid authorization of 53.6 billion, complained that newspapers ignored speeches against the bill by him and Sen. Ernest Gruening, D-AlaSSa. Said Morse: "That is typical of the journalistic concealment policies of the American Pravda press and is very typical of the abuse of the precious principle of freedom of the press that the American press, by and large, is constantly committing." 2 Exclusive 1st Mt. V. Showings (Bl!, TIMES SHOWN Route 148 — 242-3183 Open B:00 — Starts 7:00 . Faustui—7:00 and 10:00 in part 2. Minster—8:50 ENDS SUNDAY GUYS BRING YOUR GHOUL FRIENDS Special jinx show for Friday 13th — Are you a man or a mouse? Anyone staying through entire performance will receive a free pass at the concession stand by turning in your ticket stub. '.||>>1i elegance that suggestsTJMwesseeWilliamsr CHAMBER Color rauMistfuoiiawHiOss cartoon «sa^wiorairicitmcofWi«TMM What to give to the man who has nothing, a savings account at the ranragi F € DIG! R ybinnyA, and J £oa*v c4MccUUicn> 117 N#rth Tenth GUY A. WOOD, Prtsidtnt 242-5200 STARTS SUNDAY GHANA TIMES SUNDAY "Promises" 1:80-4:50-8:18 "Deslrn" O'Mi non n><tn Continuous Show l, 80 On l^Su^fi? NOTE Adult Entertainment - Not For Child ren f

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