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Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 7, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN SUNDAY JULY 7 Paul Morgan popcorn at AP Wirephoto 91yearom each day at movies Miami Fla Its a good bet that Paul Morgan 91 will be at Hie movies today And tomorrow And the next day With few exceptions he has spent the last 9125 days 25 years at the movies I get tired of sitting at home explains Morgan who has lived in a onebedroom apartment for the last 36 years It gets so boring I cant even stay home on Sundays So after his 9 am breakfast of four dried prunes and two eggs Morgan strolls to a nearby theater the same theater every day no matter whats playing there Hes always been first in line every day since I came here nine years ago says John McCormick manager of the Rio Theater He doesnt play favorites said McCormick He likes all the fflmsWeve never been able to pin him down on a specific film or even a specific star hes enjoyed the most A longtime widower Morgan figures hes spent 55OQO hours and at least watching the silver screen over the past quarter of a century Morgan says that between Social Security and the money he earns cleaning rooms at his apartment house he has no problem meeting the RioS 75 cent matinee tab And he doesnt care if he sees the same movie four times in two days the Rio changes the doublefeature about twice a week Friday for instance he sat through two showings of Nightmare in Wax and IV unreelings of The Wild Rebels This is how I like to spend my time he said while stan ding at the candy counter Its my life in here Tomorrow maybe Im dead I dont know what God is going to to Biggest solar flare recorded c New York Times New York What may have been the most violent solar flare to be recorded since the launching of satetlite borite Xray detectors permitted accurate measurements broke out on the sun Friday It oc curred in a highly active region that was first detected by sci entists June 28 Scientists at the Space En vironment Services Center in Boulder Colo variously de flare as the biggest one of the series that began on that date one of the largest weve ever seen and some kind of a record The flare broke out in the larger of two flare regions just south of the solar equator This larger region has an area es timated at about 400 million square miles twice the surface area of the entire planet earth Fridays flare in the larger active region broke out at about Central Daylight Time v Chicago AP A deadline otAug 26 has been set for the acceptance of disaster loan applications from storm victims in 10 Illinois countiesthe Small Business Administration anno u nc e d Saturday The counties are DuPage Grundy Henry Kane Kendall Knox Livingston Peoria Tax ewell and Will counties The 10 counties are among 44 Illinois counties covered by a presidential disaster declaration after severe storms and flooding between May 17 and June 30 The disaster designation enables homeowners tenants businessmen churches and other nonprofit qualify for lowcost longterm Randolph SBA loans to restore or replace damaged property not covered by insurance Barren C Keith Chicago district ofthe SBA said a variety of in effect for ihe ties A deadline of Aug 9 has been set for 22 counties Adams Brown Bureau Carroll Clark Coles Cumberland Edgar Hancock Jo Daviess LaSalle Lee Logan Macon McHenry Mercer Pike Rock Island Sangamon Whiteside and Win nebago Keith said A deadline of Aug 12 is ap plicable in Alexander Calhoun Henderson JerseyMonroe and counties V An Aug 19 deadline applies to Cass DeKalb Fulton Mason Ogle and counties For the timeWiig at least these sidered firm although should the need exist extensions may Keith Eligible for loans up to forreal property up to for personal property and up kt for a combination ol both Disaster business loans are limited to The interest rate on the loans is 5 per cent Fernwly The Ptrfcetion Club Exquisite Dining Pleasure Call 3488064 for Reservations CLOSED SUNDAYS OPEN PM Du Quoin 111 Located at Rt 14 51 ALL SUMMER SPORTSWEAR DRESSES BLOUSES SHORTS PANT SKIRTS HALTERS TOPS ETC ONE GROUP POPULAR BRAND SPORTSWEAR 20 OFF BLEYERS WESTOWN ONLY WESTOWN SHOPPING MALL and BLEYERS COLLEGE SHOP 600 SOUTH ILLINOIS OF CARBONDALE 1 1 COLOR BLACK WHITE TV STEREO RADIOS TAPE PLAYERS 99 1974 Models 19 PORTABLE CHROMACOLOR 14 COLOR PORTABLE 12 PORTABLE 16 COLOR PORTABLE 22 TABLE MODEL With Free Cart 23 CHROMACOLOR TABLE MODEL With Roll Around Stand BIG SAVINGS FOR YOU 23 15 CONSOLES YOUR CHOICE OF FURNITURE STYLES crranean Early American Mediterranean Modern ALL AT LOWEST PRICES OF THE YEAR DURING THIS FANTASTIC CLEARANCE SALE COME EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION HURRY WHILE THEY LAST HURRY 210 N 14th HERRIN 9423166 ;