1 Replace the majority decision would be in the hands of the president's party. . The voting members would be the party leaders in House- and Senate who ..would . cancel each other out in a partisan vote and the secretary of state who presumably would be a member .of the president's party. Legislation drawn up last week after a series of conferences among top parry leaders provided only that the vice president would not have a vote. Tnat would mean in a situation like. the present that the party in " control of Congress would form the majority? "" Rayburn said he would support a plan under which the vice president, if called upon; would take a limited oath of office specifying that he was exercising the awwers Rocers told a news conference ' of the presidency only, during the the power to decide when a presi- disability of the presfdeot.y 2 -dent is unable to function is aj- .Also today, a report -that Eiseri- Plan to President if 111 Gets New Push Washington, Feb. 4 ( AP ) House Speaker Raybum gave a mighty push today to a proposed "law permitting a vice president to temporarily replace a disabled U. S. president. This plan would give Congress leaders a voice in the matter. A little later, however, Attv. Gen. Rogers said he would recommend a presidential veto for any such legislation Logan Probes Rabies Clues YMCA Mapping Plans to Boost Guide Program In an effort ' to e-mnd its Tn- LincoIn,Feb. 4 (Special V Ljan Guide program, the YMCA A dog which bit its rural Lin- has invited 250 fathers and sons 26 may have coin owner Jan died of rabies. An investigation is being made to see if the dog which bit Miss Amke Bartman, "55, bit anyone else before it .died Monday. Tests are also being .made on- the dead dog. The result will not be known for several weeks. . Meantime anti-rabies vaccine lias- been sent to Logan -Countv r !(:.. r.. j : iul litis: jDdriman anu any oui to an organization meeting at . 7 p.m. Thursday. ' Louis F. Westfall, boy's pro gram secretary, said this probably-would be the largest expansion of program m recent years. The "Y" now has two Indian Guide tribes operating in Decatur. Iribes are limited to nine families each. hower might want two additional vice : presidents i drew . from presidential secretary James C. Hagepty the comment that he had not heard Eisenhower discuss anything along this line.' . , ''..-.''- I lagerty said he had checked on the story before commenting on it. ' Rogers said he had not heard! The report was to the effect that of Ravburn's statement earlier to-.Eisenhower had in mind the pos- matter for the executive branch of the government, and cannot be transferred by law to anyone outside 'that branch. He said anything Congress could do about it would have to be via the constitutional amend ment route, day. In that statement the speaker for the first time publicly threw his support to an arrangement to set up a sort of disability commis sion. Ravburn's influence '.might be enough to carry the idea into effect. One controversy remained whether to pass a simple law, or so through the long process of amending the Constitution. Iki Favors Amendment Rayburn lined up with those who say all that would be needed would be for Congress to pass a law. 'President Eisenhower suggested last year that the amendment process be followed. Republicans on a special House subcommittee trying to frame the best procedure have taken the same stand as Eisenhower. The question of temporary succession to the presidency has come tip with new force in recent years because of Eisenhower's 1955 heart attack and his late illnesses. Historically, it goes back particularly to the long periods of disability suffered by two presidents, Garfield and Wilson. Rayburn told a news conference he would favor an arrangement whereby a commission would be created, composed of the vice president, the speaker of the House, the president pro tempore of the senate, the secretary of state sipility ot having one extra vice president: .to handle domestic .affairs and another one to operate in foreign affairs.. SIX CHILDREN KILLED, PARENTS HURT IN FIRE St. Louis, j2ue., Feb. 4 (AP) Six. young brothers and -sisters perished today in an early morning fire which destroyed their two-? tory frame house. a . . The victims, children of Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Berthelot. were Gerard Raymond, 15; Camille, 14; fluguette, 11:" Lisette, 9; Jean-Yves, 6; and Vital, 1 8 months. Berthelot, 42, and his wile, 36, were taken to a hospital with burns. GOOD ATTENDANCE AT ART SHOW REPORTED Jarold D. Talbot, director of the Decatur Art Center, said yesterday the current Central Illinois Artists exhibition is being well attended. Uver 200 visitors viewed the show on opening day, Sunday, he said. - - The exhibition of 62 paintings bv 48 area artists will "be on view until March 2. The Indian Guide program is ers! based on a father-son relationshin found to be in danger from- rabies, yvith the slogan, "Pals Forever." ! To complicate the Logan rabies picture Nancy Lauer,- 7; daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Louis C. Lauer, Lincoln, received a bite from a stray dog today. This dog has been picked up by County Dog' Catcher Earl Lercher, in whose custody the Bartman dog died. . N0K0MIS NATIVE LUTHER SHOEMAKER DIES AT 59 .. Nokomis, Feb. 4 ("Special) i Luther E. Shoemaker, native tf Nokomis and publisher of the Albion News Journal for the past 30 years, died Monday in his Albion home. He was 59. : Mr. Shoemaker was born Sept. 14, 1898, in Nokomis, the son of Amos and Florence Safford Shoemaker. He attended Nokomis Township Uoys in the program range in age from six to eight. Tribe meetings are held in members' homes, with dads ' and sons required to attend together. Thursday's meeting will be to acquaint those attending with the purpose, aims and outline ot the program. Interest cards will be fill- led out and later will be used in forming new tribes. JASPER FAIR GROUP ELECTS PRESIDENT Newton, Feb. 4 ( Special ) The Jasper Countv Fair Assn. has elected Robert Douthit as its new president. LaVerle Kennedy, who resigned, will serve as Douth-it's vice president. The fair association had suf jfered losses in the past few years, Bethany Power Change Eyed Eethany, Feb. 4 (Special) .There is a movement in Bethany : to substitute Illinois Power Co. service for the present mun icipal power plant. - ' Jack J. Scott, president of the Bethany Businessmen's Assn., has announced a meeting to discuss the matter reb'. 11. . A. F. "Schultz, Decatur, assistant to the president of Illinois Power, is to attend the meeting and dis cuss prospective rates. ' One of the Teasons for the pro posed change is that die Bethany municipal rates are higher than those suggested bv Illinois Power. M. O. Wheeler, Bethany mayor, has indicated, however, that a proposed Illinois Power increase, if approved by federal authorities, would leave litde difference be tween rates from the two sources. The mavor indicated that a recent increase' in municipal rates was necessary to provide funds for expansion and replacement. High School and was a member; but obtained a loan in December of the Nokomis Presbvterian Church. He was married to Barbara Baxter Nov. 11, 1920 in Nokomis. Mr. Shoemaker entered the newspaper business with' A. E. Yandever when together they bought the Nokomis Progress and consolidated it with the Free Press Gazette to form the Free Press Progress. In 192S Mr. Shoemaker sold his interest to Charles Frederick and Donald Pauschert, now the publisher of the Pana News - Palladium, and became the editor and publisher of the Albion News Journal. He leaves his wife; daughter, so it can continue to have a Jasper ounty rair. DRIVER DIES, AUTO CRASHES IN ROBINSON Robinson, Feb. 4 (AP) . vscar inayer, d?, auinvan, lad., died of an apparent heart at tack Monday while driving his car in downtow n Kobinson. The auto went out of control, narrowly missed another car, iumped a curb and stopped in the lawn just short ot a house. Estate Meeting Set in Lincoln Lincoln, Feb. 4 (Special) An "Estate Planning Meeting" is set for 7:30 p.m. 'Thursday at Farm Bureau. Attorney Sidney and the leaders or the two major I Smith of Pontiac w ill speak on the parties in the Senate and House, 'i'.As commission would deter-mine whether a president was disabled and whether a disabled president had recovered, in case the president did not make such a determination himself. . lhe vice president, speaker and president pro tern of the Senate would not have a vote In the commission, since they are in the line of succession to the presidency. Party Leaders Vote This would mean, in a situation like the present one party holding the White House and the other in control of Congress that distribution of assests in planning estates. Held In Jail William (Red) Johnson, 50, who said he has no address, was held in county jail yesterday on a disorderly conduct charge. He was arrested Monday charged with causing a disturbance in the 900 Block E. Eldorado St. Olney Hospital Report OIney, Feb. 4 (Special) Richland Memorial . Hospital Mrs. Jacqueline Morcland, Taylor- j "-ie admitted 5,280 persons as pa-villc, and . a sister, Mrs. William ! tients during 1957, according to Beattv, Decatur. Funeral services w ill Le- held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Nale Funeral Home, Albion. Graveside services 'will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Nokomis Cemetery. Traffic Arrests John Burl Bledsoe, 2524 E. North St., was fined $35 for speeding 60 miles an hour from 1400 to 2000 E. Wood St. CHARTER OKAYED FOR ; MT. PULASKI BOWL Mount Pulaski, Feb. 4 (Special) A charter of incorporation has been issued by the Secretary of State for the new Hilltop Bowl of Mount Pulaski. There will be 450 shares of common stock at $100 per share. The City Council has amended an-ordinance which permits the operation of a bowling alley at all hours except from 6 a.m. Sunday until noon of that day. The proposed location of t h e bcwl is on the east side ' of the public square, on the site of the Mt. Pulaski WindmilLCo. Alan B. Campbell, administrator. Births at the hospital totaled 550. Auctioneer License An auctioneer's license for Tom Sapp to hold a one-day sale at National Sleep Shops, 650 E. Wood St., last Saturday was approved by the City Council Monday. Embezzlement Charged - Mrs. Evelyn Smitley. 38, of 319 N. Main St., was held in county jail last mcht on a charge of em- bezzling SI 00 from the Salvation Army,- by which she was employed, on Jan. 2d. .. Mattoon Home Damaged ' Mattoon, Feb. 4 Special) About $75 damage was report td at the home of Max Stites, 308 Dewitt Ave., after a fire started in a closet at 8:30 a.m. today. GVGL1 PROSED S CLOSE TO THE ILCOEST" look th wholo 1958 car field over. No other station wagon combines distinctive styling, smooth ride and such easy maneuverability. No other gives top V-8 performance with outstanding V-8 economy. No other is priced so low, yet offers such luxurious travel options Airliner Reclining Seats, Twin Travel Beds, All-Season Air Conditioning, Pushbutton Driving, Powr-Lok anti-slip differential, ' Powr-Saver Fan. See the new 1958 Ambassador Cross Country the all-new, aU-luxury, all-purpose car. V CROSS COUNTRY 7 . By Rambler AMMCAH MOTOKS M&NS MOM MK AMWCMiS MIDWEST H0LSTEIN UNIT SETS EFFINGHAM MEETING Effingham, Feb. 4 (Special) The Holstein breeders of the Effingham district are holding their annual barn meeting at the farm of Foster Walk south of Ne-02a Feb. 14.- " . -The program foi die meeting will include judging for adults Mnd for juniors and discussions. A representative of the dairy ex tension department of the Univer- LiKr rt Tllinnic Tvill fip nrpcpnt tn ...... . - r make die official placings for the iudsins contests and to assist with the other activities of the evening. Dick "Matdiews, fieldman for the I lolstein-Friesian Assn., will also-be present to assist with the barn' inpptiho. I o Awards have been arranged for the judging classes starting with a 'first prize in each division, adults 'and junior, of a $10 gift certificate from Tansen's Department Store in Effingham. Refreshments will be served. The meeting will be open to all interested dairvmen and their : families. Walk has seventy - five dairv herd. TELEVISION CABLES CUT ATTAYLORVILLE Taylorville, Feb. 4 (Special) Rollie Gordon, technician for ihi- West End Cooperative television tower, said that reception in the city was severely damaged Saturday night when two heavy cables leading from the tower into the equipment shack were cut. Attempts had been made to cut into WED FEB 'j 1358 WED FEB 5 1958 the remaining three cables almost a half inch in diameter. Gordon checked the tower at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. At another location . Saturday evening a feeder line was pulled loose from the equipment at the location, damaging the equipment and cutting off sen-ice at several hemes. More than a thousand homes are serviced bv the tower. Redwood Restaurant Opens; Presents Gourmet Table The Redwood Restaurant, 3905 W. Springfield Road, will open ITiursday, February sixth. This beautiful public restaurant is a new building adjacent to highway 36 on the Scovill Golf Course one mile west of Decatur. It's spacious parking, restful atmosphere, spectacular view and fine foods will please you. The Gourmet Table is a fresh idea in food sen-ice you may se lect a choice of meats, salads, veg etables and relishes From it . . . eat as much as you like. Luncheon fiom 1 1 a.m. and dinner from 5 tc 8:30 p.m. . Fried Chicken (all vou can eat) prime rib, baked stuffed pork chops, broiled steaks and many 'other meats will be featured in the' evenings and Sundays from 1 1 a.m. Also ala carte menu .from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. featuring choice sizzling steaks from the broiler. Bring the entire family children under ten eat at reduced j prices and under three eat free. jOnly six minutes west of the 1 ranster 1 louse. Lxime out and enjoy "Gracious Dining Without Ex. ; travagance. Adv. WHISKEY OF THE OLD WEST Sth'e great, '14 I rKC.UC.KIU MtMIINtj .;.:.-.-.v.v.:.'.-. V.-.-i --iv-..---- y ..... . Whether you like your whiskey SYRAOGHY LEMO ask for Sunny Brook Mi- m KCNTUCHV LINCM 1 ginmnr VZz-' Lif ;;' INNING THE WEST! r the famous Amenta artist f ;pii: tt j1 mmm,j THE OLD SUNNY BROOK CO., LOUISVILLE, KY, DISTRIBUTED BY NAT. DIST. PROD. CO. BOTH 86 PROOF. BLENDED VHISKEY 65x GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS j DECATUR, HERALD and REVIEW NEWS Ready to Serve You, Too IF you are a newcomer, there' a dependable carrier-boy in your vicinity ready to rtart delivery of the paper that'a Fall of the news You need every ' 7. it's FULL of YOU Need O OUT of your carrier bag each 'day, comes a newspaper that might well have been produced especially for Yott - so completely does it satisfy your desire to know and see All that's happening in these exciting times. In addition, it brings you up-to-the-minute news of sports, fashions, business, markets, amusements, edu cation, religion and all the other at sorbing topics of the day. Plus, topmost comics and newspaper features designed to amuse, entertain and inform everyone in your home. Truly, no one else delivers so much for so small a cost each day - as does your newspaper boy. 240 W. Wood St. Decatur, III.
What members have found on this page
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 19,400+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month