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Monday, December 16, 1963
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1963 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS Quick Quiz GJ—In what area of 1hi» sky are there the most stavx? A—The region of the Milky Way in tho upper part, of the constellation of CyRiuis, the Swim, is considered to he 1 ho most, densely popuUod area of tho sky. Q Why are the coal deposits of Nova Scotia especially interest inc;? A The e.ial hods in the Sidney field dip heneatli the Atlantic Ocean and have heen mined under the sea more than miles from shore. tO.--Which is the only state which lias lost in population? A West Virginia, which now has 83,000 fewer people than in April, 1960. Heart Patient Is Improving William Shane, who underwent open nrnrt surgery last Wednesday morninfc at Barnes Hospital, is continuing to improve lie was expected to be put into a wheel chair today. Mr. Shane, .'!(), was taken out of tho ireovery room at 2:2() in the afternoon following the 8 a.m. operation. It was said to he tho fastest tecover.v on record. His sister, Mrs. Irene Johnson, R. 7, Ml. Vernon, with whom he makes his home, returned Sunday from St. Louis having spent the last week nt his hedside. His mother, Mrs. Violet Stover of Rulpilt. III., also left for home yesterday RCA VICTOR Mw WstdTV •VALUES MorePoopl RCA VICTOR Than Any Other Kind oOwn TV • Sri Jl 95* DEllMe CONSOUTTE Complel* with legt • Naw Vim Tunir • All rang* ton* control •23,500 veil chmi- it (dttign <v»rag>) • Extended ., _ Rang. Ouo-Con. Sp.ak.r. N ° Mone y D °Wn $ 189 RcliaMa Space Ag< *Tl9 COOPER Strict 34-C-27-M 2f tuba(aientldlit.) 282 «r. In. picture $ 214 95* Elg'ltreen vlewinc pleasure, compactCon- Ismporary conselette. 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But it ' had trouble RettinR off the K r o it n d, grow increasingly rocky. Now, after two years. President Johnson, as one of the first , important .tcts of his ndminis-i (ration, is tyring to put new life into it. Kennedy proposed tho nlli-1 ance, to help the social and j economic development of Latin! America, in his Slate of the Union message to Congress in January 1061. Ho outlined a 10- 1 point program for it March 13 of that year. I fe even liked the sound of! the program and repeated it in i Spanish many times: "La Alianza para el Progreso." He described it as "Progress, yes! Tyranny, no" It was to be a $20 billion program, with the major share coming from the United States. So far the United Slates lias committed loans and grants totaling $2.3 billion. The Latin American governments for their part wvrv to put in reforms to give tho masses of their people a better life and more of a share in it: Tax reforms, land reforms, education, industrialization. Kennedy pointed out conditions in Latin America: Life expectancy. Id years, compared with 70 in this country; almost half of all Latin American adults can't read; about SO per cent of the children have no schools to attend. Latin America is a land where the rich stay rich and the poor are helpless. In effect, Kennedy said: Reform ov perish. On Aug. 16, 1961 me United States and li) other American countries signed an alliance charter. They pledged themselves to "end those conditions which benefit the few at the expense of the needs and the dignity of tho many." But months were spent in get-; ting the American end of the alliance organized. The chief American administrator, Teodoro 'Moscoso, wasn't sworn in until the middle of November 1961. But just three months later,' The Associated Press was re- ( porting from Central America—: despite all the fanfare—that the alliance had no clear image there and its future was uncer-j tain. By the end of 1%2, The Associated Press was reporting from Latin America that there was loo much restlessness and resentment there to make Uncle Sam a permanently popular neighbor, and years of strife lay ahead. And Nov. l.\ 196:; W. Averell Harriman, undersecretary of state, went to Brazil where the American republics put the alliance under examination. He admitted there had been mistakes on all sides. Officials in Washington and Latin America were quick to agree the alliance had not ac- 1 complished in its two years all I it should have. Among the factors causing delay: Political instability in some countries, some irresponsible if not corrupt governments, economic troubles in most of them, plus opposition to reform by the rich. And Dec. 1. 1963, an Associated Press reporter wrote after a tour of Latin America: "So far the alliance has meant little to the people of South America." One high official said it had failed to capture the imagination of the people. Another said it was bogged j down in red tape. I Among the criticisms of Lat-; in American leaders: The United States is more con-1 corned with building immediate defenses against communism than with eradicating the basic conditions of misery and want that encourage communism. Another was that this country is using the alliance as a means of enforcing a kind of colonialism in protecting U.S. business interests. And there were complaints this country lays down too many conditions for the aid it gives. With all litis piling up, Johnson decided to act. Saturday he picked Thomas C. Mann, ambassador to Mexico and a personal friend from Texas, as assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs. Mann replaced Edwin M. Martin, who is to be given an ambassadorship. Under Kennedy, Martin and Moscoso were equals in handling Latin American policy. It is believed Mann will be the boss of the works, over Moscoso. Thefts Reported To Sheriff Barton Two thefts were reported to the Jefferson county sheriff's office on the weekend. Jerry Fally, of Bluford Route 1, notified officers that a tachometer had been stolen from his car. Clinton Firebaugh, of the Ashley Road, reported a break- in at his home Friday when about $30 in quarters and half- dollars wore stolen. Girl," 14, Struck By Car Saturday Jackie Riggs, 14, of 729 Harrison, suffered cuts and abrasions about 11 p.m. Saturday when .struck bv u car at Eighth and Harrison streets. Officers said that Jackie was crossing the street, and walked from behind a parked car when she was struck by another auto driven by Sue Robbins. 22. of 717 North 11th street. The girl was taken bv ambulance to Good Samaritan hospital. Her condition this morning was reported «t good. SKAGIT RIVER. Wa»Wa B . ton, Including its Soak and Sulattlt tribntorlM. HUDSON RIVER, from Sua* | ford UAt davmtraom la Corinth, N.Y. """ ~ KLAMATH RIVER in California, from Scott Rim to thi Pacific. RIO GRANDE, from Colorado line to filar, N.M. ©ESB SAVANNAH RIVER headwaters, including portion of tho Chntlooga.'Kccwoe, Honepoiture, Towrway, Thompjofl, Worwoman and Whitewater in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. FOR FUTURE AMERICANS—A. "Wild Rivers Study Team," composed of experts from both the U.S. Interior and Agriculture Departments, has selected sections oi: 12 rivers across the nation for a detailed survey. The rivers, listed on Newstnap ahove, have out« standing recreation potential. The study could lead to designation of o nationwide system of wild rivers. Such a system would protect and maintain certain streams in their free' Bowing state so that their natural beauty and recreational values might be preserved for present and future generations. The study team's report, due about the end of 1964, would be submitted to Congress for necessary legislation. 8 Highway Fatalaties In Illinois Bv Till; ASSOCIATKD PRESS Highway accidents over the weekend claimed six lives in Illinois as drivers were recovering from the effects of the season's first heavy snowfall last mid-week. Thomas Griffith. 21, Barton- vilie. was killed Saturday when the car in which he was a pas- si n£er missed a curve on Illinois IS and struck a tree. Alex Dcdie, 7,S. Chicago, wa.-j \ fiitally injured Saturday when! tho automobile in which he was 1 riding struck a utility pole in j Chicago. A train-car collision in Trenton .Saturday killed the driver ol I he auto — Sue Lewis, 16, of Trenton. James Ryan, 2li. of Monica, was killed Saturday as his car struck a fire hydrant and over- Zanzibar, Kenya Join U.N/Today UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. ("API—Zanzibar and Kenya join the United Nations today, bringing membership in the world organization to 113 nations. The Security Council was to adopt British-Ghanaian resolutions recommending both countries for admission. The General Assembly was expected to vole them into membership soon after. Zanzibar, n former British protectorate, became independent Tuesday. Kenya was a Brit ish crown colony until it became independent Thursday. Both are remaining in the Brit ish Commonwealth. The two nations bring the ranks of the already powerful Asian-African group at the U.N' to ,xS countries, just over half the U.N. membership. The group is campaigning fo enlarge U.N. councils to get more seats for its members, who numbered only 11 in 19-15, The Africans were trying to work out a deal with the 2i-na- tion Latin - American group to override Big Four oposition and push resolutions through the General Assembly calling for expansion of the Security Council from 11 to 15 .seats and the Economic and Social Council from 18 to 27 seats. The Latin Americans also are sponsoring a resolution to expand the Security Council to 13 seats and the Economic and Social Council fo 21. Informed diplomats said eight of the 21 Latin American dele gat ions pledged their support the Asian-African proposals. The Soviet Union has stated publicly and Britain, France and the United States have hinted privately they would block the enlargement sought by the Asian-kXfrican sponsors. Timely Quotes We have a mass of young people so deficient in mental and manual skills that no advanced society could provide them all with jobs, except: on a charity basis. Their tragedy makes a mockery of our constant boast, that, we arc the best educated, most literate people on earth. Vice Adm. Hyman G. Rlck- over. We have one woman judge in Louisiana and I'm it. . . The old saw still holds true— a woman has to be twice as good to get half as far. Judge Anna Levy of New Orleans. POUCE COURT Lott Browder wan fined $25 and coats by Magistrate Sherman Bullock on charges of drunk and disturbance. COMPUTE LINE WINE—LIQUOR BEER—SODA POPULAR BRANDS POPULAR PRICES Mountain Valley Mineral and Distilled Waters HOME BEVERAGE FREE DELIVERY 1215 Casey 24-1-3007 A Timely Suggestion... tor Off* to Delivers Fire To Station House Terry Miller, of the Fairfield Road, delivered an auto fire to the station house Saturday night. A cigarette ignited the seat; cushion in Miller's car. He drove | to the fire department where the emergency was solved. turned in Princoville. ! . , . , , , . Mrs. Dorothv Krejel, If), of i The giant rhinoceros, baluchi- Elmhurst, was killed Sunday j thorium., which rescmhled a night when the ear in which she ' was riding stilled on Chicago & North Western Railway tracks near her home. Driving the car was her husband, Joseph, principal of the Roosevelt Elementary School, in the suburb. Emmitt Walker, <i'>, of Chicago, was killed Sunday night in a Southwest Side auto collision Five persons were slightly hurt. Leonard Dompkoy. 1G, died of injuries received in an auto crash Sunday night on U.S. GG five miles south of Litchfield. A car plunged down an Illinois 1 embankment near Cave- in-Rock and overturned Saturday, fatally injuring a passenger, David'W. Sluifflebarger, 3S. grounded blimp, was the largest land mammal that ever lived. Baluchitherium stood about 17 feet high at the shoulder and was 24 feet long. It stalked the earth some 30 million years ago. g GIVE YOI7R CHILD f $ and i" A LASTING GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS ...Besides, you spare yourself these inconveniences: W Last minute shopping in crowded stores V Guesswork about size, style and colors Awkward and troublesome returns * The need to straighten out and pay all kinds Of bills after the holiday season is over. Play It Smart.. .Say It With Cash! We'll Be Glad To Provide It! Under our Christmas money plan, everything is handled on a simplified basis with the payment schedule set up to suit you and your pocketbook. th» world childcnft. writ.— book «ncyclop«d.-_ Did 244-3934 org REMEMBER : A Cash Gift Says "Merry Christmas" In The Nicest Kind Of Way. G.A.C. FINANCE CORPORATION 1116 Broadway Mt. Vernon, Illinois Telephone: 242-1996 PAYOFF SITE—Ransom money was left in a piece of lug- Rage at a U. S. Veterans Hospital not far from the home of Mrs. Nancy Sinatra, mother of Frank Sinatra Jr. The hillside home, base for the kidnaping negotiations, is shown in foreground of picture above. Arrow indicates the hospital whete money was left. City Council Meets Tonight A regular mid-month moot-: iiiR of iho Mt. Vernon city! council will bp held tonight at Included on the council agenda was i ho interim report of City j Manager Chester B. Lewis and the presentation of a 19til Motor Fuel Tax maintenance proposal by City Engineer Kenneth .Solzokorn. Report Burglary At Cities Service Mt. Vernon police this morning investigated a break-in at the Cities Service station, 32nd and Broadway. The burglary occurred last nitlht when a window on the west side of the building was broken to sain entrance. Cash and tires were stolen and also a number of toy trucks. <r y T v • COOK'S A PERFECT GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS SHETLAND SWEEPER-VAC New At Cook's Paints Light In Weight, A Wonderful Gift. NOW ONLY COOK'S PAINTS West Side Square Dial 242-2410 for something BETTER: Shop At JORDANS 104 N. 9th St., Mt. Vernon 244-0181

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