Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 27, 1951 · Page 6
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 6

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Wednesday, June 27, 1951
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tOPOSE LADY GODIVAS TO FORCE WW TAXES, BUT NO WHITE HORSES By HAL BOYLE . NEW YOBV—Will a new group of LacTy Godivas arise to rescue the American people from high taxes ? ' This suggestion for cutting the rising price of government was fmdc recently by Frank Ti-ipp, itsige of the Elmira (N. Y.) Star Gazette. He recfilled the legendary ride < the original Lary Godiva nearly 'JOO years 'ago. As I get it, this peauteous Saxon dame told her husband, the Lord of Coventry: ' "My Lord, why have you lowcr- M such a heavy tax boom on our |feasan* 'peasants ?" ^"Because it serves them right," •Mmned her master. . "Well, I don't like your manor 'It all," said the lady. "When are you going % give these poor people a break?" v _ * * * ; "I'LL CUT THEIR TAXES the lay you ride bareback throiigh the to*vn," scoffed old man Coventry. !"Haw, haw, haw!" Well, he knew that Lady Godiva was one of the poorest riders in the whole {.countryside. But like any wife in any age, she took what her husband said literally. She thought he meant she wouldn't dare ride with her own back bare through the streets. So she put out an order for tlie Peons to stay indoors. Then she saddled up a white horse, took off her robes and rode through Coventry adorned with nothing but hei|i,ipng blonde hair. One tailor, "Yftping Tom," looked out to see what all the hoofbeats were about. He was struck blind, probably by the bright sunshine. * * * ON THE WAY HOME LADY 305)IVA met her astounded husband, who f demanded: . "Egad, 'and what the hell are you doing?" "Cutting taxes," she said innocently. "And if you don't Jawer the rate, I'm going for another PUBLIC SALE Havini; sold my farm I will sell at Public Auction, Friday June 29, 1951 ' The Atliowing: property, 7 miles southeast of Wayne City, Vi mile north of Trotter School. Sale begins 1:S0 P. M. COWS AND HOGS—l S-yr. old cowiand calf; 1 5-yr. old cow, giving food flow of milk; 1 white race cow. 5-yrs old, fresh in July 1 jer- My, 9-yrs old, irivinK milk; 1 sow and 9 pigt ready to wean. FARMING TOOLS — One John De^re tractor, new, with 14" plo\V; cultivator, planter with fertilize/; 10 ft. harrow; 18 wheel disc; mowing machine; rubber ;tire wagon with box; 40 bales lespedezia hay. HOUSEHOLD—-1 bedroom suite and ' mattress; 2 rocking chairs, radio; fcaby bed; new Speed Queen washing machine; new Delava! sepei-ator; electric iron; davenport and pian^. Garden plow; scoop shovel, pitch forks; post hole auger; about 80 catalpa posts. Many other articles 'too numerous to mention. 1 TERMS OF SALE—CASH > Not Responsible for Accidents I ' Charles Alexander OWNER ' j DEWEY WOOD, Auctioneer ride tomorrow. I 've never^Iiad so munch fun." The next day the peasants got the biggest tax rebafo in history. Toda>' the House of Representatives has passed a new §7.200,000,000 tax bill, the biggest ever. Frank Tripp's idea is that 4!) modern Godivas might help save tli^ day—one to ride through Washington, D. C, and each of the 48 state capitals. * * •-!.IT WOULD PKOfiOliLV BE enough to find the gal volunteers, but whore would you fmd the 49 snowwhite horses? Potato His Only Food in 24 Days B/ Associated Press DENVER, June 27.—A 52-yoar- old man who said ho had eaten nothing but a potato for 24 days was saved from death last night by a phone call from his brother in Michigan. Detcctix'es broke down the door to Clifford .Shrum's apartment and found him helpless from ex,treme malnutrition. They .said he was little more than a skin-covered skeleton. Plis weight had dropped from 150 to 80 pounds. In words that were hardly aud- able, he tried to explain to reporters. "I mus-t have gone crazy, or maybe I was ,iust pretty nervous," he said, "I can't explain it." Fred Shrum called Detective Jack Field from Mt. Clemens, Mich., saying he had not heard I TOMORROW'S CHICKEN: $500 &-Ch«r]e« Vantress. left, of j Live Oak, Calif., holds one of the^^alifornia Cornish-New Kamp- shire cross birds that won $5000 first prize in a national "chicken- of-tomorrow" contest at Fayetteville, Ark. Ebctending congratulations is Howard C Pierce, poultry research director of the food chain which sponsored the meat-chicken improvement contest. , Vantress' chicken weighs 4.27 pounds at 12 weeks of age compared 1 to average chicken 's weight of about two pounds at that age Taft Proposes 4-Year Spending By Associated Prttt WASHINGTON, June 27.—Senator Taft (R-Ohio) has proposed that in an effort to lessen its impact on the domestic economy the defense mobilization program be spread over four years rather than the projected three. Taft told a meetinR of city and state hou.sing officials here last night that the mobilization must be carried forward, even if the fighting In Korea stops, because of the threat of future Communist aggression, "But if the Federal budget goes to $99,000,000,000 I don't know where the money is coming from," the Ohioan said. "I fear that taxation on this scale will destroy the source of the tax revenues. "'I would rather take this mobilization in four years instead of three." The greedy pike is a terror to other fish, eating one-fifth of its weight each day. f/ WATCH FOR THE GRAND OPENING OF THE NEW SELF-SERVICE PACKAGE LIQUOR STORE 904 Main — Phon* 72 North Side of Squoro FREE PARKING IN REAR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 1951 MnillWIIHIIIIIHIIHIIIiHHIIIIItiillllllllllllHIIIilHilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll^ t 11 OUR PLANT WILL BE CLOSED FROM JULY 2 THROUGH JULY 7 AVOID THE RUSH BRING YOUR CLEANING IN TODAY For Your Convenience — 3 Locofionst ^ 903 S. 10th Street 912 S. 10th Street 1140 Oakland PHONE 9 or 256 MEEKS 4 HOUR CLEANING -iiiimitnnnniiMiiniiniHniiMinniiniiiiiiiinHiiiiniiMiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiin from his brother in four weeks, and was worried about him. Because of his weakened condition Schrum could give officers little information. NEW GENERAL ELECTRIC FANf Now you con enjoy coo? comfort on the hottest nights with o new G-E Fan. Put one in your bedroom and sleep the night through. G-E Fans are so quiet, you hordly hear them. 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