Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 14, 1951 · Page 2
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 2

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, June 14, 1951
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERN0^4. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 1951 fiPPA PLANT I TO AID MINES AND RAILWAYS PROPANE-POWERED PLANE GETS FUEL HERE fwr Plant to U«e 2,500,000 Tom of Cool • Year. ^; By A»M«lata4 Pmt ^CARBONDALE, 111., June 14.— Blisinesf men of southern Illinois taday were told that construction of the $90,000,000 Joppa power pfant for atomic energy would bfing huge new payrolls to the area. -J. R. Broderick, division manager of the Central Illinois Public Service Co., told the business men in a prepared speech that some 2,000 workers would receive approximately $800,000 a month in wages during the two- yilar construction period, iWhen the plant is placed in operation, he added, approximately 200 persons will be regularly employed. He estimated that pay- n^U at $90,000 a month. ^The construction and operation piyrolls, he explained, were in addition to the sharp increase in f ithem Illinois coal production ich would come as a result the Joppa plant. :The business men's conference VffLS held at Southern Illinois Uni- V (6rsity here. Business men from the southern part of the state and surrounding areas were invited to the se iion. ;The Central Illinois Public Service Company is one of five elective utilities which own the Elective Energy Inc., formed to con- sfruct and operate the Joppa plant which is to power the atom- iiS energy project at Paducah, K$y. The power plant is located (A the Ohio river near Joppa, a ^town of 730 population. 2^|SOO ,000 Tons Coal 'SSroderick said it would take JfjfeOO.OOO tons of powdered coal year to fire the Joppa plant's f &r huge turbine broilers. Each Holier will be as high as a 14- s &ry building and will be about 5!^ feet long and 85 feet wide. sBroderick said that the plant's al consumption was larger than i capacity of most of the single ines in southern Illinois. He esti- ated that the coal consumption the plant would mean almost i ,000,000 a year in wages to miners. tHe added that if aU the coal fjpr the pi nt was hauled by rail- risads it would mean $3,300,000 ill freight revenue. S$,<m Railroad Cars 5"To ship this coal," he said, •will require 55,000 railroad cars, "^e handling of this business will rfquire 500 railroad employes at average daily wage of $12.58 ™ilch is $151,250 per month or 1 ,815,000 per year." ^He said that permanent em- ld|}yes at the plant would expand t||e community population of J §ppa by 630 persons and would mean that school facilities for an ailditional 270 children must be piovided and 160 homes must be a^i ^ailable for housing the families. |lame Henneberry fAs President of I Life Underwriters .JJames N. Henneberry of Mt. Vfemon was elected president of thlB Southern Illinois Life Underwriters Association at a meeting i^alem last evening. jBttvey H. Hughes, also of this car, was elected secretary of tlli group and Norman Clark of JO. Vernon was named to the board of directors. henneberry is district manager at Metropolitan Life Insurance OB., Hughes is an agent for Pru- dt ^tial Life Insurance Co. and Clark is an agent for Great West I4fe Assurance Co. SA. Paul Fellinger of this city, v:representative of Equitable Life Afsurance Society, was pre»S »ted with the National Quality Ai ^ard given annually by Insurance Agency Management Asso- cfptioB aijd National Life Under- vgrijers Association. He was the ««ly Mt. Vernon man to receive the award. gRoy L. Simpson of Mt. Vernon was speaker of the evening, using ^, his topic "Hospitalization and Iftajth and Accident Insurance." lanpson substituted for J. B Mfettlefield. superintendent of afencles of Great West Life i«|surance Co., who had been scheduled as guest speaker. 3Mt. Vernon men attending the rn^eting were Harvey Hughes, E. Js Darcj^ James Kroenigsmark, MlUrray Eckert, Norman Clark R &y L. Simpson. A. Paul Fellinger and Leiand B. Elliott. ^The niext meeting of the asso- <^tion will be held in September. ^LIED TANKS ROAM ^FALLEN IRON TRIANGLE ^ «ClitlimM fr »m, Paa, On«» did the Reds apparently are not sflbrt of manpower.' Problnr Attack me Eighth Army reported the threw a series of probing at..I at the U. N. lines in the area thwest of Yanggu. ~ie Allied line was under artil- flre all day. An intensive •ge fell north of Yangu. Pa- I moving out well ahead of the were hit by heavy mortar only ^Allied advance was of Inje, McArthur reported, liot fought off day-long small fire to move forward about >7e «r JECaiuonc on the east coast Korc#ns heat back two Red -.(i-rone by a battalion and .oUior In refime^ital strength, rough most of the eastern the. Redft have Wen fighting delaying action^ to cover the It .of ttefr comrades. Reds 'been .reported streaming - to toeaM bo% cut off by faHorthMr vauDted "iron tri- Hindmon in Real Estate Business Milo F. Hindman has returned to Mt. Vernon and has resumed his partnership with D. T. Henson in the real estate business. Mr. Hindman, who has been away from this city for the past several years, was formerly actively engaged in the real estate business with Mr. Henson at 115 south Tenth street. The Hindman and Henson office, at 309 south Tenth street is being remodeled. L L Hughes of Oklahoma City, third from right, displays a special corbiiretion system to mterested onlookers at the Mt. Veraon Airport. The plane, using propane gas as fueU landed at the local airport yesterday morning In the picture, left to right, are: Howard Yandell. D. B. Wolfe. Clyde Rash Ed Taaka. C. R. Hamment, Hughes Earl Outland. airport manager, and Jud Casey. —(Pavledes Photo) "KEEP COOL, NELLIE"— Midst the heat of summer and a hot French political campaign. Nellie needs a sunbonnet to keep her temperature down. Monsieur Leon, one of Paris' few remaining horse-cab drivers, leads his steed through the city streets while catching up on the political news. U.S. and England Are in Agreement On Jap Treaty By Asseciattd Prtti LONDON, June 14. — United States and British leaders announced today they have reached "full agreement" on the draft of a Japanese peace treaty. A communique was issued here by President Truman's representative, John Foster Dulles, and British Foreign Secretary Herbert Morrison. It said the British- American accord on the Japanese treaty still is subject to. approval of the two governments. Dulles and Morrison did not disclose how they proposed to settle the knotty problems of Chinese participatiton in the Japanese settlement and the future of Formosa. Informed sources said the British and Americans had agreed to let the Japanese decide for theni- selves whether to sign a treaty with the Chinese Communists t.r the Chinese Nationalists, or to sign with neither. 250 Pennies Is Burglarly Loot at Parkmore Grill Thieves broke into the Park- more Grill, on the Salem Road, last night. The loot amountecl to $2.50— all in pennies. The pennies were taken from a cigar box underneath the counter. County officers who investigated the burglary said the thieves gained entrance by breaking a window on the south side of the building. Trumon Tokes Control Fight To The Public <C«ntlnu«« from ^agt Ont^ ARMY DAY O V E R S E A S _ Jet planes of the American forces in the free territory of Trieste flash overhead as U. S. ?£.'^yJj ^*?2SP '^^^IJ durinr their Army Day celebration. Airport News Stewart Noah flew to the local field from Albion today. Marriage Licensea Otis Wilkerson, Wayne City, ad Hazel Garrett, Fairfield. J. T. Wheelis and Rosetta Riley, both of Mt. Vernon. charge of beef operations for Hormel's Packing Company, replied that he thought an exception could be made for meats alone. But Ives and Moody got into a finger- shaking argument with Olson on that. In other econmic developments: 1. The government disclosed that its controlled materials plan due to go into effect July 1 for military and essential industrial production, may be expanded on Oct. 1 to consumer goods. The plan is designed to dole out scarce mater ials in specified quantities 2. Secretary of Agriculture Brannan said yesterday he did not believe recent beef price rollbacks had "seriously" affected financial incentive to produce cattle. This is contrary to what the meat industry contends. Brannan said farmers should be able to maintain beef production under the controls. 3. Retail food prices as measured by the government's Bureau of Labor Statistics remained about unchanged — that is, didn't go up or down — during the last two weeks in May. Royal Honeymoon at Capri By Associated Prtst ISLE OF CAPRI, Italy, June 14. —King Farouk and his 17-year-old bride was spending the second lap of their Italian honeymoon here at the exclusive Caesar Augustus Hotel, high on the steep slopes of Mount Solaro. TEACHER'S A BEAUT -A 25- year-old blonde school teacher, Patricia Lehman of Sacramento, is "Miss California of 1951." Miss Lehman (height, 5 feet, 7 inches; weight. 125: bust. 37; waist, 26; hjps, 37) teaches the fourth grade in a Sacramento elementary school. She won the title over 16 other beauties at Santa ' Sxi». Eteach. HOSPITAL NOTES GOOD SAMARITAN Admitted: Mrs. Katherine Laur; James Galiher; Rev. Newell Brown; Truman Braddy and Charles Edlich. Discharged: William L. Mannen, Mrs. Mary Filberth of VVoodlawn; William Trayior; Mrs. Oda Rainwater. Bluford; Pansy Davey; Mrs. Freda Burns and daughter, Debra Sue. JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Admitted: Mrs. Grace King of route 1; W. A. Shaw of McLeansboro, route 2; Mrs. Teresa Marie Patterson; Miss Audrey Jean Ferguson of Wayne City. Discharged: Master Howard Kagy of Salem; George Arthur Osborn, Isom Yates of Belle Rive; Mrs. Marian E. Walden of Dahlgren; Mrs. Alma Goeltz. Appeasement Charge Mode By MocArthur < (Centlnu«d from Pag* Onal and four-deep along Houston's Main Street to see the Pacific war hero was patient and orderly. Confetti and torn paper billowed from many skyscraper windows. Many waved at the General, cheered. A few spectators waved Con- fsderate flags. But solemn faces predominated. They brightened when the American Legion band swung into "Old Soldiers Never Die." The most cheers came when the band played "The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You." The General has three more Te.xas speeches to make—at San Antonio and Dallas tomorrow, and at Fort Worth Saturday. Then his chartered Constellation will take him back to New York City .On MacArthur's schedule today was a visit to a veterans hospital and a drive to nearby Galveston. BIRTHS Mr. and Mi-s, I. L. Patterson, 110 south Marshall, McLeansboro, are the parents of a daughter born at Jefferson Memorial Hospital this •morning at 9:25. The little girl weighs five pounds IVg ounces and has not been named. THREE KILLED By Associated Press AKRON, O., June 14.—Three persons were killed and four injured critically yesterday in a collision involving two cars which smashed into an empty truck. The truck had jackknifed on a slippery pavement. Medal for Soldier Wounded 4Times In Single Battle By Atseciatad Prtts WASHINGTON. June 14 — A 22-year-old private, wounded four times in a single battle has won the Medal of Honor for gallantry in Korea. He died of his wounds. Pfc. Robert H. Young of Vallejo, Calif., refused medical aid for three separate wounds before the fourth put him out of the fight. His unit, part of the 8th Regiment of the First Cavalry Division, was in the van of a United Nations attack last Oct. 9. Young died Nov. 5. His father. Melvin D. Young, Vallejo, will receive the Medal June 21 from Gen. Omar Bradley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Reports Theft of Saw From Home Clyde Roney reported to police headquarters this morning that a saw had been stolen from his home, 217 north 11th street. The theft occurred sometime last night. Mr. and Mrs. Diamond Smith purchaiwd tbia modern 4 room home located on the west hard road. Mr,. Smith is affiliated with Smith farage located on South lOth •treet. This transaction was handled through the facilities of the local real esUte firm of Virgil T. Bailey, Inc. i for Dad... Big League Stuff Prince Gardner tht billfold thit doss double-duty! Dssignsd for busintss with removabit photccard cm...separately, it's a wafer-thin social asset Polished Cowhide. 16.00 PfutTn M. E. JACKSON Jeweler MEETINGS Varnell Rebekah Lodge No. 296 will meet in regular session in the I. O. O. F. \all Thursday evening, June 14, at 8:00 o'clock. Members are urged to be present and visiting Rebekahs are welcome. Olive Thompson, N. G. Naomi R. Bogan, Rec. Sec'y. Fern Leaf Camp, 694, Royal Neighbors of America, will meet Friday evening at the I. O. O. F. Temple at 7:30. A large attendance is desired. MAN-MADE CEMS- Csrroll F. Chatham, of San Fran* Cisco, examines his "built" emer« aids, attested as true rems by the U. S. Bureau of Standards and Smithsonian Institute. THE WEATHER By Aiiociittd Pr«»» A TORNADO HIT Richmond, Va., yesterday making more than 100 persons homeless and causing damage estimated at from $1,000,000 to $4,000,000. Five persons were injured as the twister cut across a wide section of the city of 230,000 population. City officials said that between 50 and 100 homes would have to be condemned as unsafe. In West Virginia, creeks in the north central part of the state were returning to their banks after overflowing into several communities. Damage in Salem was estimated at $15,000 from the fourth flood in two months. Highways were closed around Metz, Fairmont and Clarksburg. • • * TORRENTIAL RAINS which hit .Westmoreland county east of Pittsburgh caused property damage estimated at nearly $1,000,000. One child drowned in a swollen stream. The Potomac river was near the 17-foot flood stage at Cumberland, Md., and Red Cross emergency crews were alerted. The Monocacy river was 10 feet above normal at Frederick, Md. Rain continued today along the upper part of the St. Lawrence river and New York State. A few showers fell along the central and southern parts of the Appalachians. • • * THE ONLY OTHER WET SPOT TODAY was a belt about 200 miles wide from North Dakota southward to Texas. It was fair weather in other parts of the country. Temperatures were around normal levels in most areas, but the warni and humid weather continued in the southeastern states and hot and dry weather in the far southwest. An early morning cool spot was grand Marais, Mich., with a reading of 35. At the same time it was 82 in El Centro, Calif. RUBBER SENT TO REDS By Ai>oclat«d Prtit LONDON, June 14.—The port of Hong Kong sent 6,768 tons of Malayan rubber to Communist China during April, Colonial Secretary Jiunes Griffiths told the House of Commons yesterday. The Chinese Reds got another 3,265 tons direct from Malaya for a month's total of 10,033. jMIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIItlltlflllllllllllllllllinilllHinilllllllillllillHIIIIHIIIIIIIflllllllllllllllllllUIIIIIIIIIII^ Enjoy the Fun of Vacation Picture Taking... With a New KODAK or BROWNIE CAMERA Wl HAVI iVERYTHINO CAMERA FAN Let Us Help You Select the Model That's Right For You— At the Price You Want to Pay —We Have a Wide Selection Now! 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