Motorists filling their gas tanks in Columbus smiled for a change as they pumped regular unleaded as low as $2.12 a gallon, 53 cents lower than one year earlier and 21 cents cheaper than the national average.


The first frost of the year was predicted overnight, two to three weeks earlier than usual.


Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey announced that J. Irwin Miller of Columbus was named to the President’s Advisory Council on Youth Opportunity.