Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 25, 1951 · Page 5
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 5

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, June 25, 1951
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MONDAY, JUNE 25, 1951 ONE YEAR AFTER ... THE PRICE OFJ<OREA By HAL ilOYLK Al» Staff Writer NEW YORK — What is the price of Korea? Has the battle there been worthwhile to the United Slates a year later? What have we gnimA? World respect — and time to arm ourselves. And today we have a mishly field Army. What have we lost? Well, ifiorc .^lan 70,000 Americans have been '^urt or killed or are missing. Along the way some of those 70,000 casualties insisted on going right back up into the fighting, and only in the last few weeks have been rotated home. The statistics of this engagement that began as a United Nations "police action" ai*e on the staggering side. We claim we killed or wounded more than a million of the enemy. They don't say. But the Ambassa- (Jor or our South Korean ally says nhe war so fai has cost the Jives of 3,000,000 of his people and made 10,000,000 homeless. All of Korea North and South, has about 30,000,000 ijeople. Misery and Confusion From a strictly humanitarian standpoint it therefore appears that wo have given more death, misery and confusion to the South Koreans than we have liberty. And we have. That is only fair to say. But we have kept the pattern mt freedom pretty clear in the United States and elsewhere. And under the United Nations flag a solid right block has been thrown Into Soviet Russia's attempt to take Asia by force. flistory may yet say that his attempt to grab all of Korea by pure muscle was on of .Joe Stalin's greatest mistakes. It is there ho abandoned promises for attempted performance. Magnificent Army In a dozen months a magnificent iiU. S. - U. N. Army has been built up able to stay in Korea as long Bs it wants to, no matter how many more trops the Chinese may want *.o waste against it. The story of ihe Korean campaign has been his: The moio they throw against js the loss we have to retreat. As ^lie enemy has massed, we have muscled. Today we hold a new "Chinese wall" of our own, a steel shell cur- lain against the iron curtain. Rus- ^sia's bid by force has been blocked •»by force. Capacity to mine coal is 30 to 40 per cent above demand in the United States. THE REGISTER-NEWS — Ml VERNON. ILLINOIS Dr. Whitaker DENTIST First National Banik Bidg. Phone 1022 Hold Long-Haired Piano Player in Holdup of Tavern •y AttMisM Prut ROCK ISLAND. 111.. June 25.— A long-haired musician was seized at his piano yesterday in connection with a $5,000 tavern holdup. Claus C. Miller, Rock Island police chief, said he and two fellow officers slipped up behind shaggy-haired Joseph De Salvo, 21, and seized him as he tinkled out a tune on a piano at the Pifth Avenue club. Dc Salvo, of 217 North Laporte Avenue, Chicago, had a .45 caliber pistol strapped beneath his armpit but made no attempt to use it. Dc Salvo signed statements at the police station, the chief said, saying that he had robbed three taverns within three months In Rock Island, the latest yesterday. The chief said $4,700 in cash was recovered from De Salvo's car parked near the tavern where he was taken. Miller said the money came from the Viaduct tavern near the Farmall works of International Harvester Company, which De Salvo said he robbed yesterday. Miller declined to reveal how he came to suspect De Salvo. The robber who held up the Viaduct escaped with $5,500 in cash and $4,000 in payroll checks. Bartender John Delp, 35, described the robber as about 25 years old, badly in need of a haircut, and wearing blue jeans, a corduroy packet and peaked cap. More cooked dry beans are canned than any of the so-called seasonal vegetables, such as peas, corn, and tomatoes. AactionMr T. B. RITSSELL Ml Vcrnm. III. SALE BARN. Everjr Monday Farnllur* — Farm T L*n4 — SatUfactlon GuarantM4 — All Sslai broadcast oyr WMIX. 'Phonal- Heyalton 17.0 Day — Mt. V. MidweM Saad Co. 12T. Nlfhl — Mt.V. C W Waita. Raa. 1»4t-W. TIME TO BUY LIQUOR IS NOW from the only Liquor Store in Mt. Vernon East Side Square - FREE DEUVERY. PHONE 100 or 708 Free ParkInK In Rear HARRY A. RICH ' GENERAL INSURANCE Ashley Road- -Phone 19S ; I Insore An.rthtiic Acalut , EverytUnc * LIMITED TIME ONLY PHILCO QUICK RELEASE ALUMINUM ICE CUBE TRAY C Only Regularly Sells for $2.85 SAVE M.26 Limit — 2 to a Customer (None Sold to Dealers) Fits All Electric Refrigerators With Standard Size Troy Compartment Simply lift the lever and all ice cubes are released. It's as easy as that! Yes—none of the fuss or bother of holding tray under faucet or forcing to loosen the cubes. A modern convenience every electric refrigerator needs — no matter how old. Fits all standard freezing compartments. Holds, 14 large cubes. Made of aluminum. Order a set of 2 or 4 Philco trays today. SERVICE STORE GOODYEAR G. B. (Dutch) Reed, Mgr. 328 S. 10th Street Phone 1101 Dewey to Visit Front in Koreo By AisocTuted Press ALBANY, N. Y., June 25.—Governor Thomas E. Dewey will fly to the Korean warfront early next month as ' part of a 25,000 mile tour of critical areas in the Pacific. The twice-defeated Republican candidate for president announced today he would leave July 1 by plane and would be gone a month. Asked the purpose of his trip, Dewey said that "for a good many years I have felt the importance of the Pacific area and southern Asia to the free world was critical. "It is clear that our own security and that of the rest of the free world depends to a large extent on developments in the Pacific. "I think it is important to go and see it first-hand, the way conditions are developing." Dewey said that on the trip he would not be representing the United .States government "or anyone else," "I am traveling at my own expense." Heaviest stand of timber in all Britain is a redwood grove nearly a century old, grown from California seed. Coal constitutes about 95 per cent of Am.erlca's estimated reserves of fuel. Serves 16 Years For $25 Robbery By Aiseclstod Prtu BELLEVILLE, 111., June 25. — Alex Mazy, 51, after serving 16 years for a $25 robbery, has been ordered released from an Illinois state prison. His petition for a writ of habeas corpus was granted in St. Clair countv Circuit <"ourl Friday by Judge Quinten Spivey. Given a sentence of from ten years to life upon his conviction in 1928 in the slugging and robbery of a Belleville tax driver, Mazy was released from prison in 1944 on a habeas corpus writ granted in Federal District court at Chicago. But that release order later was reversed by the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Mazy was re-arrested last year in Sacramento, Calif., where he lived for six years, and was returned to prison. From Johnston City Mazy, who formerly lived at Johnston City, 111., suffered a wound in a gun battle with police just after the robbery and this re- Dr. Morvin Pulliam OnrOMETRISI Mt Vtrnon 814 Main St. Men. TuM. Wad. Pri. t te S Sanar Cast Franklin Ava. Ttiurtdaya and Saturdaya t tr B PHONES Mt Varnon 1081 Sastar 123-113 Bids Opend For Airport Lights By Aiioci *Ud Preis SPRINGFIELD, 111., June 25.— The Illinois Department of Aeronautics Friday received bids for emergency electric generating equipment for eleven air fields. Holtkamp Electric Service Company, Centralia, had the low bid of $10,833 for 10-kilowatt units to be furnished seven fields. They include Bloomington Municipal Airport, Coles County Airport. Mattoon-Charleston; Cairo Airport, Lawrenceville Municipal Airport (George Field); Jacksonville Municipal Airport: Williamson County Airport, Marion-Herrin: and Mt. Vernon Municipal Airport. suited in amputation of his right arm. In ordering Mazy's release. Judge Spivey said the loss of the arm should be considered part of Mazy's payment of his debt to so-! ciety. This Season—Go Breezln' Down to KAUFMAN'S Perkins st Rhawne« - Ph. 2739 Jle&ninx - Polishlnc — Waxing Hatfill Heods Paris Schools By A*aaciata« Pi at* PARIS, III., June 25. — Harlie Hatfill will become superintendent of the Paris Union School District on July 1. Hatfill now is principal of the Johnston City, 111., high school. He will succeed Eugene L. Johnson in the Paris position. Johnson has been appointed superintendent of schools in Kankakee. 111. The new superintendent will find the legal phase of the Eveland case still unsettled This case "revolves around E. W. Eveland, former basketball coach who directed Paris high school to Illinois basketball championships in 1943 and 1947. Superintendent Johnson accused Eveland of insubordination in 1949 and ousted him from his coaching assignment. Eveland remained on the faculty. He was removed from his teaching post in 1950, but Eveland carried his fight to the circuit court, the court ordered him •Mm circuit eouil ordw «» re-instated and he was aooointad athletic director and teaXr at' l';™;;.^^^^ Mayo Junior high school in Paris. Appellat* court, whldl. M|.aKJ The school board appealed the ' *^ dudtim. NEAL BROTHERS ROOFING COMPANY Gennlne Bn-Ber-Old Roofing, Siding tt Rockwool Insalattoo Office: Mt Vemoa IlL FARMERS DON'T STOP WORK PHONE 1101 When You Hov« Tir« Troublf We'll come right out to your farm and service your tires on the job! • Flats fixed on any make of size tire without removing the wheel from ^ TQUF equipment. • ('uts and breaks repaired. • Tubs valves replaced. • Liquid illlng drained and replaced. If your tires neod vulcanizing we'll loan you tires while yonra are being repaired. SERVICE TRIP CHARGE $2.50 For a Service Call ITp to 10 Miles From Town (Reasonable Additional Charge for Orester Distances) FREE PARKING GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE G. 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