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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS DEATHS and FUNERALS Church Rites For Stanley Funkhouser Stanley Funkhouser, 56, oi 801 Oakland Ave. died suddenly at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, following an apparent heart attack- Funeral services will be held Bt 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Second Baptist church, of which he was a member, with the Rev. Carl VVhittington officiating. Burial will be in Kirk cemetery. The body will lie in state at ^yers Chapel, where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. today. At noon Tuesday the body will be taken to the church to lie in ptate until (he funeral hour. Mr. Funkhouser was bom June 19, 1907, in Dale, 111., the son of Thomas J. and Annie (LcMay) Funkhauser. On July 31, 1931, in Wickliffe, Ky . he was married to Anna Lee, who survives. Other survivors include two pons, Robert B. Funkhouser of Peoria and John R. Funkhouser of Rochester, N. Y.; two daughters, Mrs. Roberta Gray of Herman, Mo., and Annette Funkhouser at home; one brother, VA Funkhouser of Mt. Vernon and 6ix grandchildren. Mr. Funkhouser was a member of the Boilermakers and Electrical Workers unions. Hayden Rites At Wayne City Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Edith Hayden were to lie conducted at 10:30 a. m. today at the Richardson Chapel in Wayne City. Burial was to be in Garrison cemetery. Mrs. Hayden, 87, of No. 5 Gernlack, Belleville, 111., died at 11:45 p.m. Friday in Belleville Memorial Hospital. She was a former resident of Wayne City. She was born May 16, 1876, jn Hamilton county, the daughter of Lytic and Mary Ann (Barnes) Gammon. She was first married to Walter Musgravcs. who preceded her in death in 1927. She la tor married who survives. She is also survived by a daughter, Maurine Spicer of St Louis, two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hayden was a member of the Friendly Zion General Baptist church at Aden, III. Grace D. Downey Well Known Mt.V. Musician Dies Grace D. Downey of 902 Oakland avenue, died at 2:15 p.m. Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 67 years, three months, and 23 days old. Mrs. Downey, a well known Mt. Vernon piano teacher, studied piano under the direction of Ernest Kroeger and Leo Miller. Since 1920, she had served on the faculty at the Mt. Vernon Township High School. For many years, she also served as organist at Myers Chapel and at First Methodist church, of which she was a member. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers Chapel with the Rev. Don Crocker officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. today. Mrs. Downey was born Aug. 20, 1896 in Richland county, the daughter of James C and Lina (Thackera) Decker. On Sept. 10, 1917, she was married to Howard Downey, who survives. She Is also survived by a son, James Howard Downey of StLouis; a daughter, Mrs. Bryan Epperson of Mt. Vernon; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Sue. Mrs. Downey was a member of Joel Pace Chapter, D.A.R., the National Guild of Piano Teachers, and the Jefferson Post 141, American Legion auxiliary. She attended Forest Park University in St. Louis. Helen (TBryant Mitchell Dead; Ashley Funeral MARKETS Mt. Vernon Hog Market Prices were unchanged on the local livestock market todnv. The top was 14.00 for 190 to 220 lb. hoes. Sows were 11.50 for 300 weight down; sows 300 weight and over .11.25, down. Boars were 7.00 and 8.00. MONDAY, DECEM3ER 16, 1963 Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this afternoon : Wheat 2.0S Soybeans 2.58 Corn 1.16 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. UP) — US DA — Hogs 10,500; barrows and gilts 170250 lb. 14.00-15.00; sows 275600 lb. 10:50-12.50. Cattle 5,000; calves 300; good and choice steers 21.00-22.50; choice and prime 21.50; good 19.50; high choice heifers 21.75; good and choice 19.00-21.00; utility and commercial cows 11.00-13.50; utility to good bulls 16.50-17.75; choice vealers 28.0034.00; good 20.00-28.00; good and choice calves 15.00-21.00. Sheep 1,500; choice and prime lambs 18.75-19.50; good and choice 16.50-18.75; cull to good ewes 5.00-.6.00. Chicago Produce CHICAGO <m — Chicago Mercantile Exchange — Butter steady; wholesale buying prices unchanged; 93 score AA 57=54; 92 A 57%; 90 B 57; 89 C 56; cars 90 B 57%; 89 C 5714. Eggs steady to firm; wholesale buying prices unchanged to l ',3 higher; 70 per cent or better grade A whites 37; mixed 36'i; mediums 29; standards 33; dirties 29; checks 29. DAM BREAK KILLS 3; DAMAGE $10 MILLION (Continued From Page One) for the damage. Thousands of other residents, living below similar reservoirs, and wondering... The Small Business Administration declared Baldwin Hills a disaster area, making available long-term, low interest loans for flood victims. Some facts and theories are already being advanced. Max K. Socha, chief engineer of water works for the department, said the dam was of the most advanced design. But he said that with the reservoir now empty, a long series Detailed Weather Report MT. VERNON WEATHER Saturday high 31, low 4 above. Sunday high 19, low 2 above. Rainfall 1963 to date 33.16 inches. One year ago—high 45, low 25 Five years ago—high 42, low 15. Ten years ago—high 38, low 16. Tuesday sunrise 7:16. Sunset 136 (CST) STATE TEMPERATURES of ragged holes can be seen in \ Belleville _ '. 17 01 CHICAGO UP) — USDA — Live poultry: wholesale buying prices unchanged; roasters 23- Mrs. Helen Mitchell. 64. of! ^ ^ ia ' fed white rock h in w>7 shi> \i I Springfield, died at 2:25 a.m. i £1*. 1 V • *» J Charlnq Hnvrfln " tPf)ny at St - Jo,,n ' S Hospital in j St. LOUIS PrOflUCe Charles Hayden, q n ,.i nt ,rmiri T \,m„i,Ai! i W. T. Griffin Of Salem Dies William Thomas Griffin, 85, pf Salem, died at 1:00 p.m. Saturday in St. Louis Hospital. Funeral services will he held Bt 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in Salem. Mr. Griffin was born September 2. 1878, in Jefferson county, the son of George and Mary Priffin. Survivors include one brother, John Griffin of Mt._Vernon: and Springfield. Mrs. Mitchell was the former Helen O'Bryant. of i;* 1 ' Ashley. She was employed in r™. pniroimw the State Auditors of ice in ! - ^ - consumor . ^ a(ics - ST. LOUIS (APi - Eggs and A Snrintrfield for the nist nii-ht ' ' a, ' SP 36 " 37, A niwlilIIT i 32-34, A aprinMitia loi me past eight, snia „ 26 . 27 _ B , nrgc 3)3 -. years. Funeral airangements are incomplete. The body has been tnken to the Hogan Funeral Home in Ashley. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Marjorie Englehart of Fairfield. Mrs. Bessie Curtis. 76, of Decatur, died atl 1:25 a.m. Sunday at the Decatur and Macon County Hospital in Decatur. Funeral arrangements are in- two sisters, Mrs. Claud Morris complete. The bodv has been and Mrs. Ruby Eldridge both of taken to the Osbom Funeral j\It. Vernon. 'Home in Dix. Bessie Curtis Body At Dix BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Steward of Ft. Worth, Tex., arc the parents of a son born December 10 in a hospital in that city. He weighed seven pounds eight ounces and has been named Donald Ray II. The great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Orvillc Lowery of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Rayburn Pate of 1710 south 14th street are the parents of a daughter born at 11:36 o'clock Saturday night in Good Samaritan hospital. She weighed seven pounds eight ounces and has been named Kimberly Rcnae. The grandparents are the Rev. and Mrs. W. E. Allison of Hammond, Ind., former residents of this city, and Mr. and Mrs. Lofton Pate of Mt. Vernon. Mr. and Mrs. Berle W. Markel of (>0-l south 26th street are NAACP Goes To Bat For Foe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court overturned today contempt convictions of two officials of the National States Rights party, an Alabama segregationist group. In an unusual twist in the integration struggle, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People had — on principle—joined the segregationists in fighting Hie convictions. The NAACP was concerned that its own activities might be put under a disadvantage if the convictions stood up in the case of the segregationists. The Supreme Court's decision was announced in a brief, unsigned order. The order cited a decision of the parents of a son born at i some years ago in the case of 7:01 o'clock Sunday morning in ! ".Shuffling" Sam Thompson, a Good Samaritan hospital. He i l^ouisville Negro. The court, In weighed nine pounds 11 ounces ! the Thompson case, set aside and has been named Paul Lane.} his arrest on the grounds that . — ; there was no evidence to sup! port the action of city police. Hncmfrnl Nfifre^ 1 Dt '- Edward R. Fields, infor- nospirai i^ore* | mation dim . (oi . of the National States Rights party, and Robert L>ons, youth organizer for the group, were convicted of contempt on the ground they violated an injunction against distributing handbills and holding a rally in Fairfield. Ala. The city of Fairfield ob- ileffersnn .Memorial Admitted: Paul Wells of Wal- tonvillr; Ethelvn Maxinc Oliver; Art Long; Mabel Marguerite Seaney. Good Samaritan Admitted: Mildred Juanita Kolm?r: Vivian Marshall Hay; Jac qui.-lin:- Jcvce Ki-gs; Edna '-Marie I Vl'T 1 lho . '"Junction from an Harris; Gregory Alan Gilibs: Al- j Alabama judge after Fields [ and Lyons distributed handbills wholesale grades, standards .3234. unclassified 27-28, checks 2024. Hens, heavy 15-16, light over 5 lb 8-9, under 5 lb 5-6, broilers and fryers 15-17. Chicago Grain CHICAGO (AP) — No wheat or soybean sales. Corn No 1 yellow 1.23: No 2 yellow 1.22-23; No 3 yellow. 1.20-22; No 4 ye- low l.MVi-M'/i; No 5 yellow 1.- ll'i. Oats No 1 extra heavy white 73-73*^i; No 2 extra heavy white 73VI. Soybean oil S.lOb-S.laa. Wah Street NEW YORK (AP) - Stock market prices held irreguarly higher this afternoon in moderate trading. Volume for the day was estimated at 4.5 million shares compared with 4.3 million Friday. Gains of key stocks ranged from fractions to about a point. Xerox advanced more than 3, but some of the other wide movers sucli as Polaroid, Control Data and IBM were ahead by only about a point. At 2 p.m., the Dow Jones industrial average was ahead 1.13 at TtiL .m Du Pont, a major component of the market averages, swung widely. At one time the chemical giant was off 4 but later was down around l 'yj. Key Issues posting gams of 1 or more included American Smelling, Standard Oil iNcw Jersey), Sobering and Lorillard. Tobaccos were among the strongest groups with Philip Morris ahead nearly 2, Reynolds and Lorrilard up about 1 and Liggett and Myers a n d American Tohacco up around Steels were mostly fractionally higher. I Rails were mixed as were utilities and metals. The Big three automakers advanced I fractions. , Prices on the American Stock i Exchange remained mixed in active dealings. Corporate bonds were mixed: U.S. governments were mostly unchanged. the asphalt inner surface of the dam. The holes lead in a straight line from one side to the big break in the wall and may have been the leaks that caused the dam to collapse, Socha said. Other possibilities mentioned included earth tremors, subsidence from oil drilling, and cracking and stretching of the whole area. Payment for damage will probably hinge on a court decision on the cause of the break. The Department of Water and Power is covered by $14.8 million in insurance, but if it is found that the dam collapsed because of an "Act of God" rather than structural failure, the insurance companies might not have to pay. Most homeowners did not have flood insurance because of the high rates. Baldwin Hills is an area of rolling hills in the western section of Los Angeles near Culver City, south of Hollywood and near MGM studios. Its residents were occupied with their usual Saturday chores, recreation and Christmas stopping when a caretaker discovered the first pencil-thin crack in the dam. Police began the house-to- house warnings to evacuate shortly before 2 p.m. At 3:38. the dam broke. Those who hadn't left the area fled for their lives. Sam L. Kaplan told newsmen that police warned him once, I then came back and said "Get out. the dam's broken." "We got In the car." Kaplan said, "and left at about 95 miles an hour. "My daughter, Karen Lee, said, 'Look, daddy, the water's corning down.' "I looked and right behind us there was a wall of water with trash cans bobbing on top." Kaplan made it ouL Others did not. Mrs. Hattie Schwarz, 73, drowned when the rushing waters swept her car into a street Moline - 03 -9 Peoria 07 -8 Quincv - - U -7 Rnntoul 09 M Rock ford - 10 -8 Springfield 13 -7 Vandalia - 19-10 East Dubuque 10-10 FIVE-DAY FORECAST Northern Illinois — Temperatures will average 10 to 15 degrees below normal. Normal highs 30 to .17. Normal lows 15 to 22. Unseasonable cold weather continuing through most of the week. Precipitation will total around one-fourth of an inch in light snow about Tuesday and late Wednesday or Thursday. Southern Illinois — Temperatures will average 8 to 15 degrees below normal. Normal highs in the mid 40s in the south to the upper 30s in the north. Normal lows, in the low 20s in the north to the low 30s in the extreme south. Precipitation amounts will average one-tenth to one-third of an inch occurring as several periods of light rain and-or snow scattered all through the remainder of the week. RECORD COLD By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A marathon surge of pre-winter cold brought record low temperatures to parts of the Midwest today and carried freezing weather as far south as the interior of the Gulf States. The mercury shriveled to -36 degrees in Bemidji, Minn. Grand Forks, N.D., recorded -21. The -16 in Minneapolis-St. Paul was the lowest ever recorded for the date. The previous low for Dec. 16 was -13 in IS97 and .1932. Subzero readings were common across the eastern Plains, in wide areas of the midwest and in many sections of the Northeast. The winter season will start Dec. 22. Clouds and light rain held HAPPY FRANK SINATRA AND FRIENDS —Singer Frank Slnatrn, iecontl from left, laughs at quip by Snmmy Davis ,Jr„ onstage at the Sands Hotel In Las Vegas. Sinatra made the appearance to celebrate the safe return o f his kidnaped son. Others, from left, are Davis, Danny Thomas, Gary Morton, Sands chief Jack Entratter, Lucille Ball, Red Skelton and Dean Martin. (AP Wlrephoto) MANY 'SCHEMES' FOR HOLIDAY SEASON Mt. Vernon Chamber Warns Public Of Christmas Gyps .. . r. i r% J ..temperatures at safe levels in excavation at Rodeo Road and |, he , Hsh cilrus und WRetnb i e La Brea Avenue. Her sister 1 growing areas of Florida and Bri"fi£m a tE u ST n who i the ^ mo Grande Vallcy The Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr. Albany, clear IS 3 _. Albuquerque, clear _ 44 23 Atlanta, clear 33 19 .... Maurice Clifton Carroll, 60, was swept away from Village Green, a 630-unit apartment development directly below the ruptured reservoir. His body was found several blocks away., Arch Young, 5S, also of Vil- Bismarck, snow -5 -IS lage Green, was found dead in Boise, cloudy 36 26 a pile of rubble three-quarters Boston, clear 27 13 ol a mile from home. Several of the two-story units at Village Green were smashed as the water rushed down from the steep canyon. The fast-moving waters coming down the narrow chute filled some streets to 10-foot depths tore fronts as they swept past. Debris, broken lumber, furniture, household effects and appliances were stacked in bushes and against trees. Cars, many of them occupied, were tumbled crazily along. Cai-s were crashed against trees, left upside down inside houses, stacked four-deep in alleys. Some were carried into the flood control channel and wound up doubled around bridge pilings. Hundreds, perhaps thousands of aulos were damaged. Streets were lined with scores of wrecked vehicles. The parking lot of a large department store was jammed with more than 500 caiz before the flood hit. The next day, nearly all were still there, stranded and soaked by the 4-foot wall of muddy water. One far-sighted shopper had piled his Christmas purchases on top of his car be.ore fleeing. They were still there, too, apparently untouched. NEW YORK ~t A :*i ~- Dow Jones noon stock averages: 30 Indus „ 760.08 off 0.09 20 Rails ....... 178.69 up 0.50 15 Utils „ 138.24 up 0.41 65 Stocks 267.42 up 0.30 Buf.'alo, clear _ 21 7 .03 •licago, clear 14 0 Cincinnati, clear IS -1 Cleveland, snow 14 9 T Denver .clear 32 8 Des Moines, clear „ 4 -11 Detroit, clear _ 24 8 Fairbanks, clear _ 11 -11 Fort Worth, clear .... 43 23 Helena, snow 26 8 .11 Honolulu, clear 83 67 .... Indianapolis, clear .. 12 -6 , Jacksonville, cloudy •19 38 .... Juneau, clear 33 24 .... Kansas City, cloudy 13 5 .... Los Angeles, clear .. 70 51 Louisville, clear 21 6 .... Memphis, clear 32 IS «... Miami, cloudy 7-1 61 .... Milwaukee, clear .... 14 _o Mpls.-St.P., clear .... 0 -16 New Orleans, cloudy 41 36 .... New York, clear ..... 29 20 .... Okla. City, cloudy m 36 30 .... Omaha, cloudy -1 -6 .... Philadelphia, clear 29 M .... Phoenix, clear Pittsburgh, snow ..„ 64 36 Phoenix, clear Pittsburgh, snow ..„ 13 5 T Ptlnd., Me., clear .... 21 10 Ptlnd, Ore., cloudy 39 37 .01 Rapid City, cloudy _ 8 -1 .... Richmond, cloudy _ 33 17 The Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce & Industry today warned the public to be on guard against fraudulent and misleading sales and promotional schemes that flourish during the Christmas season. Each year thousands of hurried and unwary Christmas shoppers are victimized by sharp operators who step up their activities during the holiday season, said Joe Winfrey, manager of the Mt. Vernon chamber. According to the National Better Business Bureau, with which the local Chamber is affiliated through membership, these seasonal swindlers drain millions of dollars annually from consumers and business men throughout the U. S. They capitalize on the Christmas rush and the fact that people tend to be more generous, more trusting and less likely to turn down a request at that time of the year. Winfrey said holiday shoppers can protect themselves by avoiding fly-by-night operators and by making Christmas purchases frcm dealers of known reliability. Based on past experience, he said, the following schemes can be expected to make their ai>- pearance again this year: Mailorder bargain offers quot­ ing toys, watches, jewelry and other items allegedly as a fraction of the retail price. When the gift arrives it may bo a cheap imitation of the item thought to have br-cn ordered. Mail and phone appeals for donations from unknown charitable organizations. Attempts to collect on C.OD. packages supposedly for your neighbor who, the deliverer says, "is not home." The packages may contain unordered merchandise or merely paper or cotton wadding. Mailorder schemes In which you get a claim stub telling you that the shipper is holding a package which will be sent on return of the stub and a small amount. If you send the money you got a cheap pcn-nnd-pcneil set or something similar which you never ordered. Unordered merchandise appeals by unknown charitable organizations with requests for donations for the goods shipped. Personal appeals by mail from self-described needy individuals seeking clothing, food, fuel and funds. Distribution of courtesy cards for purchasing gifts at discount from fictitious prices. Dan I Boone Jails Davy Crockett NASHVILLE, ' Daniel Boone Crockett jailed. Mrs. Crockett warrant Sunday her husband, Crockett, 52, charging him ness. Judge Daniel rial Sessions bail. I'enn. (AP) — ordered Davy swore out a night against David Tidwell of Nashville, with drunken- Boone Court of Gen- refused St. Louis, clear 14 0 „.. Salt Lk. City, clear .. 37 23 _.. San Diego, clear (Hi 45 .... San Fran., cloudy .. 45 39 .... Seattle, cloudy 15 -10 .47 Tampa, cloudy 58 44 _.. Washington, clear .... 33 20 .... Winnipeg, snow -12 -22 _.. MEETINGS Mt. Vernon Shrine A stated meeting of Mt. Vernon Shrine No. 66, White Shrine of Jerusalem, will be held in the Masonic Temple, Tuesday evening, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Christmas Party with a fifty-cent gift exchange will follow the close of Shrine. Emilv Goodin, W.H.P. Naomi R. Bogan, W. S. OPDYKE O. E. S. Jefferson Chapter 686, Order of Eastern Star will hold its regular meeting at the Masonic Temple in Opdyke at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening. There will be a dollar gift exchange. LELA McKENZIE, W. M. FLOSSIE IIARRIMAN, Secretary. (M—Missing) (T—Trace) PEDESTRIAN KILLED DEKALB, 111. m — Frank B. Anderson, 84, hit by a car Dec. 9 while crossing a street, died Saturday night of his injuries. bsri Louis Gcrmaun; Kern Max. ! V ine Pag.,- Lowell Dean Reu; Jen- ! announcing a meeting Oct. 11, nie Peail Gregory; Harold Ander- i ,n a P«va»e "all. son Lambert; Esstaihious Louis Pavled.es; .lames Louie McCoy; Peggy Lynne Ilaynes. Discharged: Ilosia Munroe Wilson; Mis. Dorothy Gordon and baby, Sandra; Mrs. Katherine Florence Webb and baby, Karl Dean; Chancey Maxey; Marcella Fico; Oien S. McKiness; Betty Jane Chrisman: Mrs. Shirley Jocelyn Passmore; Dursell Wayne Daniels; Dorothy Rose Horton; Louis Jefferson Eaton; Goldia Mae Beckham; George Darrell Merkel; LeRoy Griffith; Ruth Ann Bain; Delilah Bessie Clark; Kalhy Sue Teal; Kimberly Linell Berry; James Michael Mount. RUNS OUT The handbills contained, among other statements, assertions that "The Nigger gets ; everything he d e m a n d s!", "Communists in NAACP and Washington say whites have no - ' rights!,' and "White suprema- > cy can be saved." ] Fields and Lyon appeared in the vicinity of the hall the night of Oct. 11, 1961, and announced to a crowd that the meeting would be held in nearby Lips- $ comb. Some copies of the par- fam-ssl ty's newspaper, called "Thun- jj-- derbolt," were distributed but i : 5fe .*j it had no notice of the Fairfield ( meeting. , p''':; The Jefferson County Ala., I Circuit Court found Fields and tl Lyons in contempt and sen- fs;- tenced each to five days in jail! M and 550 fine. The county circuit \'i court said distribution of the \? newspaper was "an artifice on the part of someone to bring i fes home the fact that the meeting was going to be held." Alabama's Supreme Court upheld the contempt convictions. *" V »NO* at Dea r friends, believe you W iii Ai " cu t we STORE BURGLARY ..^ oi recent erals you have attended. w » ri " -•' *" liscoi ~ c ».t with you a memory picture. The flowers, the music, the mesjiage of the minister, the general arrangements..all these are a part of that picture. It is our task..as we see it..to make that picture just as beautiful and satisfying as it possibly can be made. Respectfully, LARRY SAYS: IS CARRIER MILLS. 111. ») _ Between $1,000 and $3,000 was taker, during the night, from a j, sate In a super market by burg. , * , T lars who smashed a lock on the ^ safe door. 1 cy 4v> 4 ] '62 Comet Holiday Special $1295.00 s ' What could be more sensible and at tho hame time have more o appeal than a car at Christmas! / Each day until Christmas W-G ' will feature an even lower price •• on their specials. Give your •s family a quality new or used % car from W-G and you are glv- x ing them a joyous Christmas N and a lasting practical gift as . well. In addition you are giving; \ them the quality personul serv- * y lee that goes with every W-G / car. What could bo A nicer ; gi«? Our Christmas Special today s . is one of the most wanted com- f) pact cars. A 1063 Comet 2 dr. s ' This car has had such good care ^.•A that It looks almost new. This car should sell for $1599.00 but It's special today at only $1295. Santa Claus Medders W-G MOTORS Phon* 242-6420 PARKER PARDNERS' SET $3 95 Parker T-Ball Jotter-Parker "Writefine" Pencil Everyone needs this practical ballpen-pencil writing combination. Jotter with exclusive T-Ball textured point assures practically skip- proof writing. Has giant-size rotating ink reservoir. Out-writes, out-performs other ball pens. Choice of (our point sizes. Five attractive barrel colors. Matching Parker "Writefine" Pencil has propel-repel mechanism. A choice gift in attractive Christmas package. JACKSON'S OFFER YOU: • Guaranteed Satisfaction 9 Credit Terms • Free Gift Wrapping 9 Greater Service • Greater Selection • Everyday Low Prices M. E. JACKSON SOUTH SIDE SQUARE Southern Illinois' Leading Jeweler for Over 43 Years. <£> PARKER-Af aktx oflhe World's Mosi Wanted Pent Brehm Elected Polled Hereford Assn. Director C. E. Brehm, Mt. Vemon oil producer, has been elected a national director of the American Polled Hereford Association. Brehm was elected one of ihe twelve national directors nt (he association meeting in Indianapolis last weekend. The American Hereford Association has over 12,000 members in the United States. Brehm will represent the Illinois-Missouri district, one of tho nation's largest with over 4000 members. The 1965 national meeting will be held in Purl land, Ore., the 1966 meeting in Springfield, III. SETTLE FORI) STIHKE KANSAS CITY Ml — Production was scheduled to resume at the Ford Motor Co. assembly plant, today followine. a five- week strike that idled 2,700 workers. Members of the United Auto Workers Local 210 voted Saturday niRht to ratify an agreement with the company. MAP SPECIAL SESSION OF LEGISLATURE (Continued From Page One) iiiR need not apply since districts were not involved. Sidney T. Holzman, chairman of the Chicago Board ot an at-large election "can't be done." He said there Is no provision to keep polls open beyond the election day or to provide additional salaries for judges who, might work more thnn one day. t Me predicted that with his staff' of 21,000 election judges It. would take at least a week to count the ballots. Although a special session could alter the primary balloting, legislative leaders said Utile or nothing could be done . abaut the November election. machinery. Lewis said Republicans first • should seek an Illinois Supreme Court opinion making It possible for "House members to run for reelection from their old dls-~. tricts. Remap By Strattnn ' They were established In 1955, when the first reapportionment* in 51 years was accomplished under a constitutional amendment fathered by former Gov. William G. Stratton. The amendment required re-districting this year on the basis of the 19C0 decennial census and every tenth year thereafter. Kenier Vetoed Kemnp The 1P53 Legislature approved redisricting which Kerner vetoed as unfair. Under the constitutional amendment, he was required to appoint the com- mission. The amendment states- that if seven of its members" fail to approve a plan, an at- large election must be held. One of the chief differences- between Republican and Democratic mmbcrs was whether'> Chicago should retain ils present allotment of 23 House districts compared to 7 for the: growing suburbs. Republicans demanded a 21-9 allotment and- iwycotted some sessions. Democrats didn't get down to considering a 21-9 map Until fi->- nal hours. Kerner accused Republicans; of "an insensible lust and a- shocking betrayal of responsibility." Curpentlor Kans Daloy, Kerner Secretary of State Charles F.. Carpentier, a Republican 1 rapped Kerner as being sub-, servient to Chicago Mayor; Richard Daley. Carpentier said' Daley "his the pigheaded idea thai Chicago representation I*'' not according to population." Ever meet a man who didn't need some new shoes? Fortunately we never hava. Seems that for one reason or another they are alwaya in need of another pair- to replace old ones, to keep up with the new fashions, to go with a new suit. That's why Roblee shoes make a practical Christmas gift. They are agreeably priced, and they are always needed. Wrapped^^^^^^^^' Free Many Other Styles To Choose From OPEN TONITE, FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL 8. You Expect And Get A Better Fit At... 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