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Daily Republican Register (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Mount Carmel, Illinois serving Wabash coup atty Sime 1839robert Jackson discusses Library meeting room policy. P. 2indy pole still up for grabs. P. 5 monday May 14, 1990 volume 151, number 95news in Brief water to be off tomorrow in order to replace a fire hydrant water to the following areas will be disrupted tomorrow tuesday beginning at 8 30 . A from 7th and Market to 9th and Market a from 7lh and Walnut to 7th and Mulberry. If no problems Are encountered water service will be restored before noon. Please be advised that water discoloration May be present for a Short period of time following the project s completion. Chs Spring concert scheduled the annual it. Carmel High school Spring concert by the music department will be thursday at 8 . The concert this year will be held in the school auditorium and not in gym i As in the past. North school concert scheduled tuesday the music department of North school will present its annual Spring concert tuesday at 7 . In the school gym. Featured this year will be four instrumental solos the sixth Grade chorus the varsity singers the Junior High chorus and the Junior High band. A special Rock and Roll segment will be performed by the chorus. The Public is invited and there is no charge for admission. District 348 Board meets today the District 348 school Board will meet today monday at 3 . In the District offices. This meeting advanced one week from the Normal meeting will come after the Board members have toured the various schools today. It will consider a request for a girls track team and two letters of resignation among other items. Allendale school Board to meet Allendale District 17 Board of education regular monthly meeting will be wednesday at 8 . At the st. Francisville school Art room. Among the business is a motion to authorize the superintendent to develop a tentative budget for 1990-91. Gop committee meeting tuesday Wabash county Republican Central committee will meet at Republican Headquarters 516 Market st., tuesday evening at 7. The main topic of discussion will be the upcoming auction said Wabash county treasurer Pat French. College Board meeting at Robinson Illinois easter Community colleges District 529 Bod of trustees will meet tuesday evening at 7 at Lincoln Trail College cafeteria. Among scheduled business is action on retirement notification by Veteran Wabash Valley College chemistry and physics instructor Robert w. Adams. City Council meeting at 4 30 the it. Carmel City Council will meet in regular session today at 4 30 . Few Agenda items Are scheduled with the exception of one zoning matter a City official said. Driver refuses treatment the Driver of a 1988 Pontiac firebird which hit a Bridge abutment on county Road 1250 n sunday night refused treatment after the Accident. Don j. Wheeler 18, of it. Carmel was westbound on the Road at about 8 47 . Sunday approximately one mile East of county Road 850 East when he swerved to avoid hitting an animal. The vehicle then hit the Bridge abutment feeler received minor injuries but refused treatment. A passenger in the car 39-year-old Robert Howder of it. Carmel was = Wabash county weather readings High Low precis. Friday 68 52 .32 saturday 64 52 .67 sunday 61 53 t Wabash River readings Friday 12.39 ft., Down .65 it. Saturday 12.93 ft., up .54 it. Sunday 15.56 ft., up 2.63 it. Forecast Illinois monday night partly Cloudy. Lows from the Low 50s musings Wabash there will never be a drunk meter More sensitive than a suspicious spouse. North to Low 60s South. Tuesday variable cloudiness and mild with a Chance of thunderstorms. Highs 72 to 80 North and Low to mid 80s Central and South. Southern Illinois monday night partly Cloudy. Low around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday partly Cloudy and warm with a 40 percent Chance of thunderstorms. High in the lower to Middle 80s. Illinois extended forecast wednesday through Friday Chance of thunderstorms wednesday and thursday. Warm with highs in the upper 70s to the upper 80s. Lows in the 60s. Cooler Friday with highs in the 60s North and 70s South. Lows in the 50s and lower 60s. Prayer for today thank you god for All the witnesses to your activity in this world who have gone before us. May we join them with Confidence. Amen. Report Waite Well London up a Brush hostage Terry Waite was reported alive and Well in Captivity in Lebanon and British newspapers said several deals May be under Way to secure the release of All Western hostages. The mail sunday said kidnappers of the pro iranian Hezbollah organization Are holding Waite 50, special Middle East envoy of the archbishop of Canterbury in isolation in the South pm suburbs of Beirut. Two other British newspapers described separate proposed deals under Way that could help free the other 15 Western hostages six of whom Are american. Word of Waite s situation came from Akram Chehayeb a personal aide to Lebanon s druze it minority Leader Walid Jumblatt who was providing Security to Waite when he disappeared in 1987. Chehayeb told the newspaper that because the Church of eng land envoy is considered the most important hostage to his captors he is held in Superior us soundings. Quot the latest bulletin told me that Terry Waite is in Good form healthy and fit despite being kept on his own Quot Chehayeb said. Chehayeb claimed to maintain regular Contact with the Hezbollah group holding British and . Hostages through secret meetings and coded Telephone Calls the newspaper said. Waite is Quot probably fitter than any of the other hostages Quot the paper quoted him As saying. Waite an assistant to the archbishop of Canterbury who negotiated the release of a number of Western hostages held by moslem extremists in Lebanon in the mid-1980s, disappeared Jan. 20, 1987. Less than a month later Jumblatt charged publicly that the Church envoy was being held by Hezbollah. Coal Institute proposed prom Royalty sur photo by Bob Livin Taii it. Carmel High school seniors Rich Bates and Joyce Riggs were crowned As King and Queen of the 1990 chs prom Here Friday night in the City Hall Community room. The Coronation came shortly after the dance began at 8 . The prom s theme was Quot i remember Carterville 111. Up a a Southern Illinois congressman says he Quot will propose legislation to establish a National Coal Institute As part of the pending clean air legislation being considered by Congress. Rep. Glenn Poshard d-ill., said he Hopes the idea will be included in debate on the clean air act which is to begin later this month. Quot this National Coal Institute can provide a real service to Analyse the costs of fuel switching importing lower Sii fur Coal and the benefits of using High Fulfur Coal and keeping that economic activity intact Quot Poshard said Friday. He said the site of the Institute could be Souther Illinois University at Carbondale. Under clean air act being considered utilities and other Coal users would be Able to Cut Nivous oxide emissions by using either Low Fulfur Coal or by using other technologies to reduce emissions. High Fulfur Coal is thought to contribute to acid rain and is the Type of Coal produced in Illinois and Many other easter states. Illinois Coal officials fear half the state s Coal mining jobs would be lost if utilities switched to High Fulfur Coal from Westem states. Wabash Valley Friend oilman s life Iilo an adventure by Larry Reynolds dry staff writer oilman Frank w. Havill s life is like an adventure in time. It begins in the Early 1900s and travels through the great depression world warn an Oil Boom and decline plus a Brief excursion into politics. There have been Romance and Hope loss and disappointment Joy and a pleasant retirement. It will soon be 83 years since this son of an Illinois state legislator and grandson of a Register editor began his sojourn. He was bom june 21, 1907, a to Rene and Amy Lee Snyder Havill of it. Carmel one of two children. He was named after his Grandfather Frank w. Havill who was the it. Carmel Register editor in 1877. When he was about 9 years old his family lived for a time in Springfield where his father worked in the office of the Secretary of state. Rene Havill also served two terms As a state legislator and one term As senator. Young Frank resumed in time to graduate from Mtcarmel High school in 1925. He ran track and then ran Cross country in a Model to Ford with two classmates. Quot we wanted to visit All of the colleges a Stanford and All of them Quot he said. They did a using up 33 tires in the process and making a Sid trip to Tijuana. The Young graduates returned to it. Carmel shortly after Christmas and Havill enrolled in Mckendree College and later the University of Illinois. Quot then the depression came and knocked the tar out of everything Quot he recalls. Havill resumed to Wabash county where he worked for a time with the county Surveyor and then was named superintendent for spa projects As president Roosevelt attempted to turn the nation around. Frank w. Havill &Quot$150 a month and 6 cents a mile was pretty Good then Quot or. Havill recalls. An Engineer s daughter it was while working on a spa project that he met the daughter of a Railroad Engineer Ruth Denise Roberts. The Roberts family came from Indianapolis where mrs. Roberts was once pictured in a local newspaper holding baby Denise just after casting the first vote by a woman in the state of Indiana. Frank and Denise were married in 1938 and five Days after Havill s birthday they will celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary. The years continued counting and 1941 arrived plunging the world into conflict. Soon Havill volunteered to join the War Effort and was stationed at fort Leonard Wood mo., where he trained As a Quot combat he saw action in the Quot european Africa theater Quot and was engaged in the final invasion of Germany. It $150 a month and 6 cents a mile was pretty Good Havill was honorable discharged nov. 14, 1945, and resumed to it. Carmel and a new chapter in his life. He began arranging Oil leases eventually working with several local Oil companies and travelling All Over the Midwest including Michigan Kentucky Ohio and Texas. For several years he worked As a broker for Amax Coal company but most of the time he worked for himself. Quot i liked it a sometimes you had to work Long hours but i liked working for myself Quot he said. Havill s penchant for self employment was also interrupted by two stints As Wabash county circuit clerk. On two separate occasions he was asked to fill out unexpired terms a one created by a resignation the other by a tragic death. After each term Havill refused to seek re election. Quot it was kind of interesting Quot he said of the Job. Quot but i did t run for reelection a i d seen too much politicking i wanted to get Back in the other Havill never really retired and likes to quip Quot the Price of Oil retired today he enjoys Reading novels taking Long walks wit i his wife and just relaxing in their comfortable Home at 515 Mulberry st. The Haills now have three children and three grandchildren. Frank Quot Wally Quot Havill or. Is program manager at Rockwell International in a Tanta a. He has one daughter. Juanita Havill Chaska lives near Minneapolis and is a published author. She has two children. Dennis Havill teaches social sciences at Lawrenceville High school.28th wac graduation Friday the 28th commencement at Wabash Valley College will be held Friday at 8 . In the James s. Spencer sports Center. Three Hundred seven degrees and certificates will be conferred in this event which climaxes the academic year. Mrs. Gladys Fisher and mrs. Willie Cotner will serve As pianist and organist respectively with Rev. Robert Killion of the Trinity United methodist Church delivering the invocation and Benediction. The student response to the charge to the class by Board of trustees member Robery Mundy a will be presented by Kristi Hocking student Senate president. Presenting the degree and certificate candidates to or. Mundy will be or. Harry k. Benson president of Wabash Valley Rouege or. Mundy will confetti the degrees and certificates to the candidates. Included on the Agenda will be the presentation of the student Senate outstanding Transfer and vocational technical student scholarships by interim Dean Dwight Mobley. The president of the wac foundation Charles Tate will present the Alma Belle Hill scholarship and the or. Emest Low Enstein Merit scholarship. Student marshals who Are members of Phi Theta Kappa the National Honor society will Lead the graduates in the processional. Serving As Mars Las will be Marci James and Jason Mcwilliams a reception will be held in Honor of the Adu ates. Inane it Diatel following commencement in the Brubeck arts Center gallery parents and friends Are invited to attend the commencement and reception

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