Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 20, 1951 · Page 2
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Wednesday, June 20, 1951
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT, VERNON, ILLINOIS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 1951 |ost on Toss; He I Wins on Recount HARBISBURG. 111.. June 20 — An apparent election loser, who tied hts opponent then lost a coin tesfl, was awarded the office today. Saline County Judge Ralph W. Choisser ruled that Republican Oval Hankins was elected Brushy Township Highway Commissioner 1^ one vote. , An April election canvass showed Democrat Paul R. Droit tied Hankins. Droit won a coin toss. Hanlcins was granted a recount. 13te court decided it gave Hankins ft one vote victory. 17 Arrasfed; Four Others Are Hunted (CMrtinintf ffMit Pam OIMI tssume leadership of the party, presumably when the 11 convicted leaders begin serving their prison terms. Smith Act Arrests : All were charged under the 1940 Smith Aci. The supreme court upheld the constitutionality of this law, providing punishment for violent plotting, when it affirmed the convictions of the top 11. That group received prison •entences ranging up to five Xears and each was fined $10,000. BIRTHS ; Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Perkins of Chicago are the parents of a daughter born yesterday at Chicago Lying-in Hospital. The little girl weighs seven pounds 10 ounces and has been named Susan Jean. Mr. Perkins is the son of Mrs. Harry Duncan, Liberty road. Mr, and Mrs. E. F. Jones of Effingham are the parents of a daughter, bom Monday at Flora Hospital. The little girl has been named Judith Lynn. Mrs. Jones is the former Beulah Tittle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Tittle (SI this city. HOSPITAL NOTES ABFFERSON MEMORIAL, •< Admitted: Mrs. Wanda Funk- Kouser; Mrs. Fern Threatt of route 3. 3 Discharged: Charles Roach, Xenia. 111. - ioOD SAMARITAN -1 Admitted: Mrs. Corrine Wilson, Bluford; Mrs. Mary Peterson, Bon- «ie; Orville Gill; Gary Kunz. ^Discharged: Mrs. Vera Garvin; Mrs. Bessie Murphy; Mrs. Myrtle Mae Lipe; Mrs. Ella Mae Warren ind infant son, Stephen Paul; Mrs. Norma Nance and infant daughter, Carol Lyna THE WEATHER •y Atiseiattd Pr«M TORNADOES AND HEAVY RAIN hit wide areas over the mid­ west last night, causing heavy damage. One woman was killed and five persons injured in a tornado that struck over eastern Minnesota. Fifty homes were damaged and hundreds of trees toppled as the twister swept over Hutchinson, about 45 miles west of Minneapolis. Unofficial damage was estimated at around $500,000. The Weather Bureau also reported a tornado in southwestern Kansas. Heavy rain fell in some midwest areas, with South Bend, Ind., reporting 2.46 inches in six hours. • • • SHOWERS CONTIXUED today from the Great Lakes region southwest to Oklahoma and in eastern Montana. Fair weather was reported in other parts of the country. The hot weather continued in th far southwest and it was warm and humid over the southern half of the country. The mercurj' soared to 114 at the Presidio, Tex., yesterday. The coolest area was the northern plains states. By Asieciattd Prest MADISON, ILL., June 20. — Madison and Venice were blacked out for about an hour last night when lightning apparently struck a substation of the Illinois Power Company here. Police radios were off the air during the time. Police said there were no emergencies. About 8,500 persons in Venice and 7,800 residents of IVIadison were without lights. Stop Mo \1e Show The manager of the only theater in Madison sent customers home with passes for another show when the power failure stopped last night's performance. Won't Give Up Great Oil Field CCentlnuM from Pat* Gnat MAC DECLINES TO APPEAR IkT HEARING AGAIN ~ (Conlinuad from Pan OM> for every casualty we have suf- tered in Korea." !i Tlien he declared: :: "Beginning at Yalta in February, 1945, our foreign policy Changed from the support of the principles of the Atlantic Charter Jo a policy based on concessions to Communism and imperialism, and fear of Russia, rather than on confidence in America. Confidence in America is a better basis for a for- •ign policy than fear of Conmiun> km. i- "We surrendered in that secret agreement," Hutley said, "the objectives for which we had told the American people we were fight, l |fig. Since Yalta, our government Jias failed to evolve a positive for- i ^gn policy worthy of the men who liave died to uphold the principles of individual liberty, self-govern- ihent. and justice." ace to discuss the crisis with the Shah. Spumed $28,000,000 B. R. Jackson of the AIOC negotiating team told newsmen the company had offered to pay 10,000,000 pounds ($28,000,000) now as an advance toward reaching a "workable agreement" on its future, and 3,000,000 pounds ($8,400,000) monthly while the talks proceeded. He said this was to be paid with the proviso the Iranians keep their hands off company operations. Iran, however, insisted that AIOC turn over 75 per cent of its profits and bank the rest against future claims. British representatives said they considered this an ultimatum they could not accept. "The oil company's reply . . . does not have any relation whatsoever with the matter concerned," Fatimi declared. "We never asked them to give us an allowance." "We only received the oil company delegation on the understanding it had come here to talk about turning over the plant to us. Their proposal seems as if nothing has happened in Iran recently." Airport News 33 Mexicans Die In Sea Disaster By Aiseciatad Pratt ENSENADA. Mex., June 20 —A Mexican fishing boat turned over and sank in the treacherous Cedros Island channel Saturday night with the loss of 33 lives. Word of the sinking was received yesterday. It was one of the worst boat tragedies of the lower California coast.. The small 45-foot vessel, carrying 37 Mexicans, turned over and sank in 120 feet of water. Many of the passengers, abalone divers and their helpers, and the crew of three, including Capt Fausto Sylva, were trapped inside the boat. ^ The 14 saved were thrown into the water from the deck as the boat turned over. The vessel was used to transport abalone fishermen between Cedros 300 miles south of the U. S. Me.xi- can border, across the 15-mile channel to the Bonitas Islands fishing grounds. Open Drive for Huge Tax Hike By Associalad Pratt WASHINGTON, June 20.—The administration opened a drive today to push a record-breaking $7.200,000,000 tax increase through the House by tomorrow night or Friday. The bill, carrying a 12 ^2 per cent increase in individual income taxes together with sharp hikes in corporate rates and excise taxes, will be considered under procedure which bars amendments unless they are offered by the Ways and Means committee. The two days of general debate must end by 2 p.m. (CST) on the second day. The income ta-X boost w^ould take effect Sept. 1; the corporation tax increase would be retroactive to last Jan. 1; and the new excise levels would become effective a few weeks after the bill became law^ Mt. V. Chief Is Fire Instructor Paul Partridge, Mt. Vernon fire chief, is attending the 27th annual Illinois Fire College at Cnampaign, 111. Partridge is serving as an instructor at the Fire College, which is sponsored by the Illinois Firemen's Association in cooperation with the University of Illinois. The meeting began yesterday and will be concluded Friday. Dr. Thompson in St. L. Hospital Dr. Harry G. Thompson was taken by ambulance today to Barnes Hospital in St. Louis for treatment. He was accompanied by Dr. Leo J. Eschhelbacher. CHERRY PICKER KILLED By Aiteeiated Prest GALESBURG. III., June 20 — Gust L. Olson, 75, of Knox \'ille, fell from a tree while picking cherries today and died. Lester Dent flew here from LaPlata, Mo. today. H. E. Lente from St. Louis landed at the local field. Richard Collins and Earl Outland today flew from the local field to Huntington, Ind. C. W. Lotshaw flew here from St. Louis today. R. R. Wheat and Jim Graham of Springfield flew here. Gene Agney, W. R. Ricks and J. L. Mays of Springfield, 111. stopped at the local field today en route to Harrisburg. It's the Talk of the Town! ICE CREAM SUPPER Friday, June 22 AMERICAN LEGION HALL Vz MILE WEST OF DIX ON GRAVEL ROAD Games, Prizes and Entertainment; American Legion and Auxiliary. Come one come all. Start serving at 6 o'clock. DEATHS AND FINERAIS Bud Dolton, 85, Former Resident, Dies Early Today I. J. (Bud) Dal ton, S5. a retired farmer and former resident of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:30 a. m. today at his home in Orchardville. Funoral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Dickeyville church, with the Rev. Steve Sliehorn of J\It. Vernon officiating, and burial will be in Dickeyville cemetery. The body will lie in state at Combs Chapel in Wayne Cit;j'. Mr. Dalton was born in Kentucky February 10, 1S66. He spent most of his lifetime as a resident of Jefferson county. He was a member of Briley General Baptist church. Surviving are his wife. Laura; three sons, Bert of Darrell, Mich., George of Mt. Vernon and Ernest of Bluford; one daughter, Mrs. Beulah Drake of Orchardville; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Molly Dickey of Bluford; and a brother, William Dalton. Man Clubbed to Death Near Sims Is Buried Today Military funeral services were held in Wayne City this afternoon for Elmer Herrick, who was clubbed to death early Monday on a farm near Sims. Herrick. 50-.vear-old farm hand, was also knowTi as Doc White. A fellow farm worker, Jennings Oscar Cole, 59, Operator at R.R. Tower, Is Dead Oscar Cole, operator-leverman at the C. & E. I. Railroad Tower here, died suddenly from a heart attack yesterday afternoon at four o'clock at his home in Ewing. 111. Mr. Cole, 59, had been employed with the railroad company for the past 35 years and for several \cars was an operator at the iocal tower. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Franklin school, near Ewing, and burial will be in Williams Chapel cemetery. The services will be held at the school due to the fact that the chui'ch in that area was desti-oyed by fire. The body will remain at the family home until the funeral hour Mr. Cole was born in Ewing, the son of John and Eliza (Taylor) Cole. He is survived by his uife. Flora; two sons, Vernon and Gordon Dean; one daughter, Mareta; four brothers, the Rev. Edgar Cole and Leland Cole of Mt. Vernon, Orville Cole of Ewing and Obert Cole of Murphysboro; and two sisters, Mrs. Laura Manis and Mrs. Mary Butler. Simmons of Geff, is being held on a murder charge. Funeral services for Mr. Herrick were held at 2:00 p. m. at Combs Chapel in Wayne City and burial was in Pin Oak cemetery. Knocked Out By Lightning By Associated Press CENTRALIA, 111., June 20. — Amid a violent rainstorm. Clyde Sisson said he was knocked out by lightning as he sat by his radio aerial last night. "There was a sudden blast of thunder," he said, "and that was the last I remembered for about 30 minutes.'" He returned to work today, after doctor's treatment for shock. with no moi-e apparent affects than a sore arm. The state of Washington ranked se\-enth in production of 1949 stakes-winning thoroughbreds. Ihis Season—Go Breezin' Down to KAUFMAN'S SERVICE Perkins at Shawnee - Ph. ?739 Cleaning — PolishinK — Waxing BLOOD MOBILE AT THE ARMORY FRIDAY, JUNE 22 12 NOON TO 6:00 P. M. PHONE 2083 FOR APPOINTMENT Army Colls in Scrip; Order Hits Block Markets By Assoclsiea Pr(ss TOKYO, June 20 Frantic Japanese tried to get rid nf U. S. military scrip tonight as approximately §100,000,000 worth was banned. The Army said now certificates would he issued tomorrow to all legal holders who turned in old tonight. That shook black markets from the Philippines to Korea. Spending by occupational personnel here was halted. Enlisted men were restricted to quarters until the turn-in deadline to prevent trading with Japanese eager to exchange illepally held scrip. U. S. .-\rmcd foi>ccs in the Philippines also called in scrip used to pay American personnel. There liave been i-eports in Manila of ex­ tensive black market dealings, with some scrip going to Japan for redemption in dollars. The order for conversion was designed to discourage black marketing, counterfeiting and acceptance of scrip by i>orsons not permitted to hold it. FOB SALE WEBB AP.XRTMKNT HOUSE 8 Apnrtnirnts, private baths, 1 4-room, 5 S-rooms; stolter Hteiim heat. To be soid by Stanton €. Webb, Administrator, phow '28U-J. Drive-ln Theatre Wednesday - Thursday JOHN WAYNE — PATRICIA NEAL "OPERATION PACIFIC" ODLES SERVICE 1021 S. TENTH STBEET PHONE 1209 SERVKE TOM OAKLEY, Proprietor 1311 MAIN — PHONE 1291 fiATURiO OlAimONO SETS... AT GIFT CHEST JEWELERS YOU'LL FIND THE DIAMOND RINGS YOUR LOVED ONE WILL WEAR FOREVER Continued All Week mses aim*. toMtot at'lMt OUbni a«rMt. THis tniuacUon wu handled IV ttw r(gl wtolji Una af VlrgU T. 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We try to moke every transaction as friendly as possible, we want the members to feel and know it is their company—that if they have a loss or damage they ore treated with every respect—-and that the adjustment of such loss has met with the approval of all concerned. There are few people in the world who ask for more than to be treated fair, and our Directors are interested in seeing that all their neighbors have the same friendly feeling toward them after a loss or damage has been adjusted as they did before. If you at any time ore interested in fire insurance on farm property, take a little time ond inquire in your own vicinity and see if you do not find a good word spoken for the Jefferson County Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Rural Schools and Churches are insurable in our company. Compare prices and prove to yourself. MT. YERNON JEFFERSON COUNTY MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY B. F. CASE, Pres. 1110 Main St. Organized 1903 MADGE STULL, Sec'y: Phone 364 Hawkins BIdg. 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