Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 26, 1951 · Page 2
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, June 26, 1951
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THE REGIJTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 1951 BRITAIN mS CRUISER TO OIL PORTOFABADAN } • III • I—— Ond«n Tankan to Leare, Pump Off Oil If Necetioiy. •y AiM«l«t«4 Pfi LONDON, June 26—Britain today ordered the cruiser Mauritius to "proceed forthwith" to the vicinity W Abadan, the Iranian oil port Where 27 tankers are caught in a jam In a dispute over payments for oil. British Foreign Secretary Herbert Morrison, announcing the ac;ion in the House of Commons said :he British-owned Anglo-Iranian Dil Company has ordered all its tankers to leave Abadan immedi- itely. Ten of the tankers are loaded ^ith oil but • have been refused plearance by Iranian authorities ()ecause the captains refused to Mgn receipts acknowledging pay- (nent was due Iran's new nationalized oil company. The captains with oil aboard «vere told to pump it off if neces- Ifiiy to obtain clearance, Morri- lon said. I ASK BRITONS TO STAY By Asteciattd Pr»n TEHRAN, Iran, June 26—Premier Mohammed Mossadegh in a njBSsage broadcast today appealed to 'British oil technicians to stay jn.the job for the Iranian government. But he failed to say whether he would withdraw a itastie anti-sabotage bill carrying pclssible death penalties. British Ambassador Sir Frances ^^epherd yesterday protested against the bill, introduced in parliament last week by Mossadegh Sir Francfls said its passage would result in wholesale resignations pf the 3,000 British employes of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. He said they would be fearful of being accused of sabotage in event of accidents. TTtii Mossadegh message said niss British resignations would 'be a loss not only for Iran but for the Western powers." Iran's board of directors, which If attempting to take over the British-owned AIOC under the nationalization law, already has ac- biised Eric Drake, 40-year-old British field boss at the Abadan belinery, with sabotage. He has Refused to let British tanker captains sign receipts acknowledging Iranian ownership of oil loaded on their ships. ^RYGVE LIE RUSHES BACK FOR TALKS (CMitln fr«m Paa* Oml ^wiet capital\\ris one of guarded pptimism. There have been hints in Washington that the U. S. may feel out Moscow through Ambassador Alan G; Kirk. Some Washington observers still express the feeling that strings will be attached to the Korean peace bid, such as a part for Red China in Japanese treaty negotiations. There were demands from Washington lawmakers that the u. S. be wary of any appeasement. I U. N. Assembly President Ehtezam hoped to see Malik before the assembly met today at Flushing Meadows, informed sources said. Malik was reported last night slightly indisposed at his summer home in Glen. Cove. Malik has been suffering heart trouble for months. He has asked ^or reservations to sail July 6 on the Swedish lirter Gripsholm en route to a vacation and rest in Rvssia. LONDON, June 26.— Trygve Lie •aid today he thinks Russia's proposal for talks on a Korean truce is "sincere and has to be taken seriously. The U. N. Secretary-General told reporters he is uncertain whether he will see Jacob Malik- Russia's U. N. delegate—when he gets back to New York. "l have been persona non grata (riot welcome) with Mr. Malik since February, "Lie said. Russia opposed re-election of Lie «s; Secretary General. MOUNT VERNON HJGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1926 HOLDS REUNION Members of the class of 1926 at Mt. Vernon high above at a class reunion held Sunday at Mt. Vernon City Forty-Eight Out of 156 Members Still Live in Mount Vernon Area; Others in Twenty-One States, Canada , with their families and members of the high school faculty of that year are pictured Park. —(Mary Jane Studio Photo) The class which graduated from Mt. Vernon high school in 1926 held its first reunion since graduation, Sunday, in Mt. Vernon City Park. The committee which had been making arrangements for the reunion, uncovered some unusual facts regarding the 156 members of the class in the three weeks they spent trying to contact all of the class members. They discovered that more than 100 members of the class still reside in the state of Illinois, with 48 of them being located in Mt. Vernon and vicinity. Of the remainder located, 41 members live in 21 states, Washington, D. C. and in Canada. Only one member lives outside the United States. The following seven members of the class have died since graduation: Rosie Ashworth, Dorothy Davis, Hazel Herald, Ruth McTaggart, Glenn Russell, Maurice Staley and Louise Wilbanks. Many professions and trades are represented in the group—18 are teachers; five are ministers; three are beauty operators; two are doctors; two are pharmacists; two are nurses; two are in the service of their country, Lt. Commandei- Frank Richardson is statipned with the U. S. Navy at Great Lakes, 111., and Major Maurice Phillips is stationed with the U. S. Army at Scott Air Force Base, Belleville, 111.; one member of the class is an attorney; eight are farmers and eight have their own businesses. Greetings and regrets in the form of letters and telegrams from those' who were unable to attend were read at the reunion. Messages were received from the following: Mrs. Melba Andrews Lasater, Cleveland, O.; Dalton Bundy, Alexandria, Va.; Miss Mildred Dennis, Alton« Mrs. Ruth Garrison Lomas, Edmontbn, Canada; Mrs. Marie Jennings Murphy, Wilmette, 111.; Mrs. Edith Marteeny Wooden, Thackery, 111.; Mrs, Mary Margaret Murphy Elkins, Melrose Park, 111.; Sister Charlie Marie, formerly Estelle Page, Marrero, La.; Mrs. Merle Shoop Huntington, Alexandria, Va.; Miss Merle Whitsell, Centralia; Rev. W. P. (Bill) Watkins, York, Nebr.; Miss Catherine Edwards, McLeansboro; Mrs. Catherine Harris Corlew, Mt. Vernon; Miss Cornelia Pierce, Philadelphia, Pa.; Miss Mildred Warren, Springfield, 111.; Mrs. Edna Mae Hall Brown, Los Angeles, Calif. Faculty guests present included: Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Anderson, Miss Anna Bond, Miss Edith Gates, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Echols, Mrs. Beatrice Vernon Forsythe, and Miss Florence Lyon, all of Mt. Vernon. Out of town members of the class and their families who returned for the reunion were: Mrs. B. Leslie Adams Ellis, Chester, 111.; Mrs. Ruth Beasley Conley and her family, Centralia; Mr. and Mrs. Lee Crosno, -Decatur; Mrs. Beulah Dalton Drake and family, Orchardville, 111.; Mrs. Laura Dillon Winfree and family, McLeansboro; Mrs. Lillian Hoffman Correll and family, Mrs. Louise Menzer Wicks and family, McLeansboro; Major Maurice Phillips, Scott Field; Mrs. Pauline Pickett Holzer and Mr. Holzer, Baltimore, Md.; Mrs. Audra Ragan Thompson, Urbana; Mrs. Opad Rogers Shepherd and family, Robinson, 111.; Mrs. Lora Belle Scrivner Drew and Mr. Drew, Marion, JU.; Mr." and Mrs. Warren Thompson. Decatur; Glenn Webber. Sullivan. III. Those attending from Mt. Vernon and vicinity were: Mrs. Beulah Allen Ledbetter and family, Mrs. Thelma Barr Lauris and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bruce, Mrs. Garnet Campbell Endicott and family, Mrs. Hazel Crosno Tannehill, Mr. and Mrs. John Garrison, Mrs. Flora Harlow Rodgers and family, Arthur Hodge Mrs. Carrie Lee Irwin Randall and family, Miss Emily J. Kelley, Mr. and Mrs. Claire Latta and family, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Marlow and family, Rev. Jarvis Marshall, Edwin Maxey, Mrs. Agnes Mayer Bryant and family; Mrs. Myra McPherson Inskeep and Mr. Inskeep, Mrs. Jean Piercy Walker and family. Miss Gertrude Snodsmith, Glen Throgmorton and family, Mrs. Nellie White Sargent and family, Alvin Lacy Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Neil Williams *nd family. Several members unable to arrange their vacations in time to reach Mt. Vernon this year have expressed a desire that the reunion be made an annual event. The members present Sunday decided to hold the reunion again next year on the same date, the last Sunday in June. In the meantime, they hope to be able to locate the nine members of the class whom they were unable to contact in time for this year's reunion. They are: Aline Carruthers, Oris Duckworth, Glady Smith, Royal Snyder, Opal Wallace, Margaret Williams, Opal White, Ray (Jack) Yehling, and Edna Neal ITiompson. B/RTHS Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thompson, Oklahoma City, Okla., are the parents of a son, born this morning at 9:10 a. m. The little boy, who weighs six pounds six ounces, has been named Scott Reed. Mrs. Thompson is the former Betty Wallace and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wallace of this city. Mr. and Mrs. George A. Suck- field, 1300 Broadway, are the parents of a son, born at Good Samaritan Hospital this morning at 11:35 a. m. The little boy, who weighs seven pounds one ounce, has not been named. MK90kT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Bill Storey and daughters of McLeansboro, returned today from a trip to Amarillo, Tex. I. J. Medling flew here today from Evansville, Ind. LaVern R. Lant jf DeKalb, 111., landed at the local field today. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rush of Metropolis, 111., flew to the local field today. MEETINGS HOSPITAL NOTES Good Samaritan Admitted: Mrs. Mabel Whitlock, Texico. Discharged: Mrs. Betty Page, Melvin P. Appleby, Jr.; Ferman Braddy, Mrs. Dola Luchsinger, Dix. Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Varney Hall, McLeansboro; Ronald Robney, Chicago; Mrs. Vivian Gorrell, Loren Sinks, Ewing; Chester McKenzie, route 4; Mrs. Dorma Atchison, route 6; Everett VanHorn, Sesser; Master Eddie Lavern Adams, Benton. Discharged: Pvt. Lloyd Glenn, Camp Breckinridge, Ky.; Mrs. Ida Moore, route 4; Mrs. Betty Rogers and infant son, Leslie Sugene; Mrs. Ruth Woelfel and Infant son- Mrs. Flora Kitchen, McLeansboro. IB #'fMMitf London ordM party «M this bat woctf by Actrm Bunt ItfMturcf a ^ that l09ki Uke a •ataBiia—to^^catdi iba The next regular meeting of I. O. O. F. District 102 will be held in the I. O. O. F. haU at West Frankfort June 30, 1951, starting at 8:00 o'clock p. m. Entertainment and refreshments. Roy F. Hamilton, President A. F. A special meeting of Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 31, A. F. & A. M., .will be held at the Masonic Temple Wednesday, 2:30 p. m. to attend the funeral of Bro. Leonard Weiss. All brother Masons urged to attend THOS. E. BARTHOLOMEW, W.M. W. BRO. WM. E. REAVIS, Secy. WE MEAN JUST WHAT WE SAY HEAR With No inttm J Amacing electronic wondct brings glorious new hope to (housands—actually hides deafness. Write, phone or come in for details aboM the new— Bdbme MONO-PAC (DEAurs iMniNrT Dr. J. Frank Wallace has helped thousands to better hearing. So why don't you consult him about your hearing problem. 513 S. 15th St. or Phone 3108 for on appointment Mattie Foster Dies at Keenes Mrs. Mattie Garrison Foster, 73, whose home was north of Keenes, died yesterday at 12:30 p. m. She was born April 11, 1878, in Bowling Green, Ky., the daughter of John and Mary (Marknam) Farmer and was married in Wayne county to John Foster, who survives. She also leaves one son, Amos Garrison, of Coal Valley, III. One son and two half brothers are dead. Funeral services will be held at the Garrison Temple church Wednesday at 2 p. m., conducted by the Rev. Bird Green. Burial will be in the nearby cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Keenes Funeral Home in Keenes until the funeral hour. WOULD PUT MT. V. WITH SPRINGFIELD (Continued frem ^ae* OM> Clintoa, Jefferson, Marion, Wnsh- InRton, Wayne, Ma«;oupin, Mont- %omf.ty and Sangamon. 23nd — Champaign, Christian, Coles, DeWitt, Douglas, Macon, Moultrie and Piatt; 23rd—Clark, Crawford, Cumberland, Edgar, Jasper, Vermilion, Edwards, Lawrence, Wabash, Effingham, Clay, Fayette and Richland; 24th — Madi.son and St. Clair; 25th — Alexander, Franklin, Gallatin, Hardin, Jackson, Johnson. Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Union, Williamson, Hamilton and White. A CASE OF FREE WHEELING — Alexander McAlexander. of Kiser Lake, C, takes his three-year-old colt. Jim, for % bit of roller skatinc on highway. Skates are regulation type. Jailed for Beating Up Tax Collector By Associated Press ST. LOUIS, June 26.—A husky sawmill operator who thought he could get off with a peace disturbance fine for beating up a federal ta.x collector has six months to think over his mistake. U. S. District Judge Rubey M. Hulen, who takes a dim \iew of irate citizens slugging tax collectors, sentenced Thomas Short of Potosi, Mo., to six montlis in jail and fined him $250. The 230-pound Short pleaded guilty yesterday to slugging Carl E. Clark in the Washington county court house. He had to pay %2,817 in delinquent taxes after an investigation by the slightly-built Clark. At the time of his arrest, Short said he had been assured by a law enforcement officer at Potosi that beating up another man usually cost $10 or $12 for peace disturbance. Judge Hulen denied probation, refused to hear character witnesses for Short, and announced "the people of this district must learn that they can't do, things like this." Little Boy Lost; Found by Police Making arrests is only one of the many duties of police officers. Mt. Vernon police ye-sterday afternoon went on a search for a little boy when a worried mother called the police station and said he was missing from home. The officers soon found the youngster and gave him a free ride home in the police car. Cancer Clinic Next Tuesday The monthly cancer diagnostic clinic will be held at the Good Samaritan Hospital next Tuesday, July 3. The clinic will begin at 8:30 a.m. Patients should be certified to the clinic by their physicians. THE WEATHER By Associattd Press TORNADOES AND WINDSTORMS struck damaging blows across four states yesterday. Crops, propert yand livestock losses were estimated at more than $1,000,000. Tornadoes hit in Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado and severe windstorms whipped southern Minnesota. At least five persons were injured. Two small communities in north central Iowa were hard hit by a tornado. The business district of Duncan, a town of 80 residents, was wrecked and more than half the homes were damaged. Damage was estimated at more than S500,- 000." Three persons vvere hurt. The twistei* moved across rural areas, killing livestock, and then struck Crystal Lake, a town of 301. Population. Every building and home in the town was damaged. • « • TORNADOES also struck near Sidney, Nebr., near the Colorado border, and in rural areas in eastern Colorado, near Holyoke. A destructive hail storm pounded Scottsbluff, Nebr., for the second time in two days. Thunderstorms and winds up to 80 miles an hour were reported in western Nebraska but there was no major damage. Hundreds of head of small livestock and poultry were killed by the windstorms which swirled southern Minnesota from Fairmont to Winona. Power lines were snapped and crops flattened over a wide area. Early estimates placed the damage at hundreds- of thousands of dollars. . Heavy rain fell over the area. * « • THE U. S. WEATHER BUREAU today reported showers and thunderstorms from the upper Mississippi Valley southward to the Ohio Valley and southwestward into Missouri and eastern Kansas and Nebraska. It was generally fair in most other parts of the country. Hot and humid weather continued from the Gulf States northward into the Ohio and middle Mississippi Valley. It was on the Propose Canal As State Park Sy Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, 111., June 26. — State officials were asked today to consider using the Hennepin Canal as part of the state park system or a conservation area. The Illinois Senate adopted a resolution saying the canal was a "white elephant" as far as commercial navigation is concerned but that it has "great recreation possibilities." cool'side in the northeastern and northwestern sections of the country, and fair and warm in the southwest. LIGHTNING HITS TWICE TREE FALLS ON HOUSE (Continual from (••t* 0n*> ed with tree limbs. Some streets were blocked. A hole developed in the roof of the Hotel Dimmick building, letting water into the hotel and to the ground floor Woolworth store. Brick copjnfe was knocked from some downtown roofs. No injuries nor other property damage was reported. The West Frankfort National Guard Unit, the 744th Ordnance Maintenance Co., was on duty all night helping to clear some 40 obstructions from streets. Hundreds of telephones were out, but service was restored to most of them today. Chest to Support Fog-Spray Plan The board of directors of the Jefferson County Community Chest last night voted unanimously to contribute funds toward the cost of fog-spraying precaution against polio and other diseases which arc transmitted by flys, mosquitoes, etc. Mrs. Mona Clark, vice-president, conducted the meeting in the absence of Sidney Hirons, president of the Community Chest. Harold Myers, chairman of the City Health Committee of the Chamber of Commerce announced today that plans were being developed regaradlng the fog-spraying program. "Persons who wish to contribute may mail their contributions to tlie Chamber of Commerce office, and proper credit will be given," Myers stated. "A contribution to the fog-spraying fund is a worthy civic service and we sincerely believe it will aid in our fight against di-sease." Harlan County Is Tougher Than War By Asseclatttf Pr*(i HARLAN, Ky,. June 26. — The fighting wasn't over ..for Congressional Medal of Honor winner Carl H. Dodd, 26, when he left Korea. The army first lieutenant reportedly-suffered a broken rib when a row broke out at a party given in his honor, state police said. Dodd received the nation's highest military decoration from President Truman May 19. The party was given Saturday night by the Women's Auxiliary of the local American Legion post at his homo town, nearby Kenvir. The post's sergeant - at - arms, William Petrey, said about 50 persons were involved in the melee. State police reported the arrest of Clarence Robinson, 31, a coal miner, on a charge of assault and battery, and Archie Lewis Hall, 31, Kenvir, on charges of drunkenness and breach of peace. Police said they were told the trouble started when an unidentified man and his wife got into a quarrel. Dodd, honored for heroism in Korea, is at home on leave. He is 'a native of Evarts. 3 HOURS Free Parking AT ACE PARKING LOT—823 BROADWAY To patients of any Mt. Vernon doctor who bring their prescriptions to be filled at THE PRESCRIPTION SHOP CPRNER MAIN & 10th Mr. and Mrs., Charles Johnson purchaae 6 room modern home at 719 Harrison street for a home from Mr. and Mrss. Raya Jacobson. Mr. Johnson has been an employee o£ Ihe Pressed Steel Corporation for a afreat number of yettrs. Mr. Jacobson formerly owned and operated a number of Coca Cola bcttlinK plants and has Invested extensively in real estate and oil throughout Southern Illinois. This trans«ctJon waa handled by the real eatate firm of VlrfU T. Bailey, Inc. Diamond Solitaire 50 79 $8.00 DOWN $1.75 WEiKlY Piamend Engagement Ring '125" $12.50 DOWN $3.35 WEEKLY \mmmmmmmmmmmms WIDE ARRAY OF MAGNIFICENT DIAMONDS AT EVERY PRICE RANGE . . . 8-Diamond Combination $17.50 DOWN $3.50 WEEKLY 7 -Diamond Solitaire SO '249 $25.00 DOWN $4.59 WEEKLY 6-Oiamond Combination 79 50 $•00 DOWN $1.75 WEEKLY Credit Terms. Arranged 8'Diamend Creation »129" $13.00 DOWN $3 JO WEEKLY 5>Diamend Engagement Ring »169" $17.00 DOWN $340 wieaY i,!iiiiHi !\'fJN ^i ;lg>a;ar 12-Diamend Twosom* »189" $19.00 DOWN $4.00 WilKlY M. E. JACKiSON JEWELER

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