Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 21, 1951 · Page 7
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0 THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1951 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS FBI WIDENING CRACKDOWN ON BIG SHOT REDS Junior Commiftart Due for Protecution; 100 G-Men In Big Raids. By AiiaeiaUd Prtta NEW YORK, June 21 -The government's second big ' ackdown' on American Communist leaders widened today following the roundup of 17 members of the parity's second team. ' More junior commissars are due for prosecution, authorities indicated. Out of 21 Red leaders indicated here yesterday, four still were sought today. A hundred FBI agents in 25 autos seized 16 here early yesterday, and a 17th was arrested in Pittsburgh. The roundup came 16 days after the U. S. Supreme Court affirmed the convictions of eleven top Com- nunist leaders. A total of $191,000 bail, ranging from $1,000 to $20,000—%vas set late yesterday for the 16 arrested here. The Pittsburgh prisoner was held in $15,000 bail for removal to New York. Fifteen of those arrested here. Including four women, rom .Tined in jail overnight. Conspiracy Charn^ed «\ The 21 are charged with criminal conspiracy to teach and advocate overthrow of the government by force and violence. The indictment was the first mass prosecution of Communists since the June 4 Supreme Court ruling upholding constitutionality of the Smith Act, under which the eleven top Red leaders were convicted in 1949. The 21 were indicated for el- legedly taking part in the same conspiracy for which the eleven ta) were convicted. * U. S. Attorney Irving H. Saypol indicated here yesterday there would be further prosecutions. The special federal grand jury which \ndicated the 21 is continuing its ivork. In addition, the 21 were accused of plotting to take the party underground to carry out the conspiracy in case of "emergency." Judge Samuel Kaufman set June 29 as the date for the defendants to plead to the indictment. O First Team Still Free In Washington, Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson was scheduled , to hear arguments in behalf of the convicted eleven today. Free in bail, they are fighting for a stay of sentence pending an appeal to the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision on their case. The government charged that those accused yesterday were to have taken charge of the Com- A munist party when the eleven went to prison—ten of them for five years and one for three years. The 21 named in the indictment could get sentences up to a maximum of five years in prison and fines of $10,000 upon conviction. Congressman Takes 100 Kids ^, To Washington \ By Associated Press WASHINGTON, June 21.—Rep. Peter Mack, Jr., Democrat of Carlinville, III., took his kids—100 Illinois school children—to visit President Trumlin and the Washington monument yesterday. Mack takes the kids on an annual tour of Washington in fulfillment of a campaign promise, fj This is his second batch. He pays the expenses of 100 school children annually who cannot otherwise afford to make the trip. They met the president on the White House lawn, and then visited the 555 foot tower honoring the nation's first president. The morument seemed to impress them most. "I can see him (Mr. Truman) It, anytime in the newsreels," said Billy Fields, 14, of Carlinville, and others nodded approval, Mr. Truman told them about the repairs being made to the executive manision and asked whether they had any questions. None had. Joan Jallas, 14, of Springfield, pointed a camera at the president and asked, "Grin, will you?" He did. In the morning the youngsters ^5 visited Washington's home at Mt. Vernon via Potomac river boat. They laid a weath on Washington's tomb and heard a talk by Judge Evan Howell of the United States Court of Claims. Howell is a former Republican congressman from Springfield. After a tour of the FBI including a greeting by Director J. Edgar Hoover, meetings with Vice President Barkley and House Speaker Rayburn, the children % were scheduled to start back to Springfield today. POLICE COURT Fines assessed before W. O. Page In police court included: Elzie Ray Hickey, $155.40 for reckless driving; Ivan Hickey, $55.40 on drunk and disturbance charge; Oakley Powless, two fines, $15.40 and $;J0.40, on drunk charges. AulharltM OaaMi tm STEWAKl HAKNER and CAPEHARl RADIOS and TELEVISION euarantoaa Sal** and Sarvlaa burSm 180S roadway--riianf tSII • Saa Ut Fat Mutic»> in<lrumant« aiM Wa Ha«a Addad a line •* SiMHIiit Cauipmaat ^^mnur^niDW ^TOOL PiCEON—That little bird that tells S ^.?w ?SeTs thkifs ab?ut peo^^^^ caught in tlie act It ; rV^d out t^o sta?ling that flew right up to the window 0' Allentown (Pa.) Evening Chronicle to give reporter Tony Matulewicz a full-feathered interview. •y Aitaciatad Praia CHICAGO, June 21.—A strange new disease for which no cure has yet been found has spread rapidly through many of the nation's best hog raising states, the American Veterinary Medical Association said today. The disease makes pigs sneeze and give their faces a "dished in" look by causing certain facial bones to disintegrate. The disease, infectious atrophic rhinitis, was almost unheard of several years ago. The AVMA said it now is becoming a serious menace to the nation's swine industry. It added a statement: "Young animals are its principal victims, though it may strike swine of any age. It eats away profits by stopping growth and generally making a herd unthrifty, with pneumonia sometimes occurring as a complication. "Control measures include the careful purchase of breeding stock so as to avoid bringing carriers into the herd. As an additional precaution, the new purchases should be kept in quartine for a few weeks. Sows and their pigs should be earmarked identically so the trouble can be traced back if it sh.of/& up," END OF A SHIPBOARD ROMANCE— Farting is such sweet sorrow, David Van Gelderen. age 4. seems to say as he gallantly bids farewell to Marian Potts. 3. of Lovell. Pa David, from Cin- ciuiidU. O.. and Marian became fast friends sailing from New Yofk to Southampton aboard the liner Queen Elizabeth. Funeral Burglar Goes to Prison By Associated Press CHICAGO, June 21 — Chicago's "funeral burglar" has been sent to prison for 10 to 15 years. Nevin Johnson, 37, pleaded guilty and was sentenced yester- NEW DISEASE SPREADS AMONG NATIOirS^HOGS No Cur« Found Yet for Infectious Atrophic Rhinitis. Baltimore Man Is Kiwanis Head By Associated Press ST. LOUIS, June 21 — Claude B. Hellman of Baltimore, Md., has been elected president of Kiwanis International effective Augtist 1. The executive for the Consolidated Gas and Electric Company at Baltimore will succeed Don H. Murdoch of Winnipeg, Canada. Announcement of Hellman's election was made today following yeS' terday's ballot by 10,500 delegates attending the 36th annual Kiwanis convention here. Other officers elected by the group are vice-presidents Donald T. Forsythe of Carthage, 111., and Larue F. Smith of Niagara Falls, N. Y., and treasurer J. X.. Ray of Detroit. Six members were elected to the BoMti or TtustMo. iiMy Mi c CuifK Mt Lite atr: Smith. FBirment, W. V«.: iMl Engdahl, Spokane. Wash.; mond W. RobMnt. Athsot, Orln F. crow, CMoRibla. aCf til W. Donald Dtiball. St. Should We Also Write Letters? By Attaaiatad Praas LONDON, June 21.—The mass circulation London Dail; Express said today "all public men should pray for daughters like Margaret T,ruman." ' "This pleasant, unaffected young woman endears not only herself but her father to the millions in Europe," the newspaper said. The president's daughter is In Paris now. She made. a big hit with the British during a week's stay here on her European holiday. In Paris she luncheon yesterday with Gen, Pwight D. Eisenhower at his headquarters and went sightseeing. OLD NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE 5c BUNDLE r 50 yM«5 Of SfRVICE J day by Judge William J. Tuohy of criminal court. Judge Tuohy said that "only a man without a conscience could commit the crimes this man has committed." Johnson carried lists of newspaper obituary notices. He burglarized homes while the occupants were attending funeral services for relatives. Thone 4407. 1110 So. S4tb St. K«Mrt No. 414S Concrete Construction, Inc., ran tftis IMO Word F*l Fixikup with POWER PILOT for 8,189 nilm in tht nationwide Ford Truck Economy Run. Ovtr 5,000 ( in the Run represented every kind of hauling Jok. ^On Confffruction Jobs— C. W. MILLER, of Concrete Construction, Inc.,'* says: "Iswitched to a Ford Truck because of the money Ford Trucks save on operation and repairs." *Addreaa furniahed on requeet. My Ford Pickup runs for 2y4f a mile!" "Ford's fast getaway In traffic Is • tfcna and a money savor, too/' says C. W. MNIor. { **The daily expense records we kept in thef-mpath Ford Truck Economy Run show that the running ooet of our Ford F-1 Pickup is only 2.23 cents a mile! We tnivsOed 8,189 miles, with an average load of 1,200 lbs. The ooet for gas, oil and maintenance came to only |182.1f. We had no repairs. Of course, we got periodic lerviee frooi our Ford Dealer during the Economy Run." Save money every mile with Ford Trucks and the POWER PILOT —the carburetion-ignition i ^stem which gives you the most power from the Unit ta$! It's another reason why more and more buyers are dtooeing Ford Trucks; 1950 vs. 1949 registration figures show Ford Truck sales gain is over six timei greater Aon all other makes combined! Low 2-ft. loading height makes your job easier with this new 1951 Ford F-1 Pickup. New wide-vision rear window, new fingertip gearshift! Choice of V-8 and Six. Both with POWER PILOT economy. Two new CABS . Ford makes over 180 truck models— one for every kind of hauling, including your jobl ^mim 7 ,sft,eee FORD TRUaiNG «si$ IBS :rL .°r3 HOLMAN MOTOR COJnc 215 North lOfh St. Mt. Vernon, lllinoit Fhom 264 I YES • BARGAIN BUYS IN USEDC&RS» CARR SERVICE GARAGE 816 Main — Phone 88 1949 PLYMOUTH—4 Dr. —Radio, Heater .$1195.00 1948 PLYMOUTH — 2 Dr. — (An extra clean car) $1075.00 1949 DE SOTO — 4 Dr. — Radio, Heater $1595.00 1948 CHEVROLET — 2 Dr. — F. L. 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