Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 30, 1951 · Page 2
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 2

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, June 30, 1951
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THE REGISTER-NbWS — Ml. VtRNON, fLLINOIS SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 1951 mmm mas INTO USTSESSION May Adjourn by Midnight; GPI Tax luu« UnMttled. •y AiMciaM Pmt SPRINGFIELD, 111., June 30.— IllinoU lawmakert breezed into the session windup today hopeful of sidestepping a last-minute crush of work. , , , Unless the issue of increasing the state gasoline tax snarls machinery, the outlook appeared bright for the legislators to clear their desks at least by midnight. Both the Senate and House hits ot remaining bills were slim by comparison with other years at this stage. One explanation is the efficiency of automatic voting machines which have speeded up roll calls in the usually slow-moving House. The customary procedure at Mst sessions has been to stop the ;lock before midnight on the last night in order to cram in all the business. If things go along imoothly, this may not be needed ihis time. !>lan Monkeyshtnes Some fun-loving lawmakers were •naking plans for monkeyshines ;hat usually accompany the wind- ip. The galleries will be packed vith onlookers and friends of leg- slators. The state Finance Department •eported the General Assembly lad voted a total of $702,722,000 ip to yesterday, excluding $14,- rfe .OOO vetoed by Governor Stev- ;nson. jBoth the House and Senate put ri long hours yesterday grindmg mt roll calls that disposed of a itack of bills. f« Sunday Car Sale liAt a meeting last night, the '&>use approved a measure ban- ling the sale or exchange of cars )n Sundays. gThe House also endorsed a pro- MJisal calling for nominating Cir- fUit and Cook County Superior 3^urt judges in regular primaries, nstead of at conventions. Senate concurrence in an amendment is equired to complete action. A hotly-disputed proposal re- luiring voters to approve before mblic housing projects can be tarted won a passage vote in the louse. The bill will clear the as- embly if the Senate okays a •louse amendment. I01p for Disabled iAlso passed yesterday were a 12,000,000 appropriation to fiance a new program for aiding oitally and permanently disabled »l4rsons and $10,000 for a commis- i6n to study state highway prob- eins. .'Agreement on a House-Senate onference committee report fin- shed action on a plan increasing knalties against overweight riicks. Truckers violating over- okd limits would be subject to iiies of two to 10 cents a pound ot each excess pound. vtarshal Retain Leaves Prison PORT-JOINVILLE, He D'Yeu, Yahce, June 29.—Ailing former larshal Henri Philippe Petain, 96, ifas transferred from the prison if Fort De La Pierre-Levee today 0 a private mansion here. Petain, head of the Nazi-spon- ored Vichy government during V;orld War II, received a medical lardon June 17 because of his ifeat age. The Marshal had been ondemned to life imprisonment or his wartime collaboration with ie Germans. SEN. RIDGWAYASKS fOl TO MEET ON SHIP I tCmUnutt tmm Omi 9' the North Korean conmiunists, ulitarily, financially or other- kse. 4. The official representative ; the Republic of Korea shall ^ticipate fully in any intema- ional conference or meeting dis- iissing or considering any phase the Korean problem. 5. No plan, program or course action will be considered as kving any legal effect if it con- icts with the national soverignity i territorial integrity of the Re- 1 liblic of Korea. These five points were adopted iday by an emergency cabinet ssion at the temporary residence f^resident Syngman Rhee. LEO-AND OTHER LIONS Remember Leo, the big Lion which was poisoned at the Mt. Vernon city park zoo months ago? Well, that's his tanned hide lying across the chair in the above photo. Posing with Leo are members of the Mt. Vernon Lions Chib who had hide tanned and presented it to the Boy Scouts of Ambraw-Wabash Council. The hide will be mounted in the main headquarters at Camp Am-Wa-Co., near Olney. In the picture, left to right—Dr. R. B. Guthrie, past president of the Lions, Charles Covington, chairman of the Boy Scout Council, Albert Schroeder, Lions president, and Spiro Hassakis, Lions "tail twister." — (Pavledes Photo) MT. V. EX-NAVY PILOT HOLDS AN Air Force Band AIRBORNE JOB WITH OIL COMPANY H. L. "Hank" Spiller, 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Spiller of RFD 1, Mt. Vernon is in charge of an "airborne operation" for Sohio Petroleum Co. in Te.\as. From Abilene headquarters, Hank flies to far West Texas, New Mexico and the west-central part of Texas where Sohio has oil interests. The 26-year-old ex-Navy flier is the husband of the former Darlene Kirk of Mt. Vernon. Company officials describe Spiller's plane as being a "time- saver and eliminating wear and tear on men and officials." It was explained that the large area served by the district office necessitate use of the plane. Spiller, who pilots a Ryan Navion four-passenger plane for the company, has chalked up 5,200 hours flying time. Since his discharge in 1945 from the Navy, where he flew a carrier-based torpedo bomber, he has been piloting planes for Sohio. His primary job is flying Sohio officials from Abilene to Midland, Texas. In the Midland area the company has 23 field operations. The new plane for the, company was purchased last month in Cleveland, Ohio. It was flown across country by Hank. Part of that trip meant the first flight time for the Spillers' 14-months- old son, Michael. Mike flew with his mom and dad to Mt. Vernon and Hank flew on to Abilene while his wife and son visited in Mt. Vernon. Hank began working for Sohio in 1942 as a draftsman. Flying spirit picked up in the Navy stayed with him and he is continuing flying as a career. Son of Former Residents Killed In Korean Action Pfc. David L. Hampton, 22, a former resident of Mt. Vernon, has been killed in action in Korea. Pfc. Hampton was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hampton, former residents of this city who now live in Meadowbrook, 111., near Alton. The young soldier enlisted in October, 1948, was sent to Korea in March of this year and was killed on Ju^ie 11. A brother, Cpl.. Joyce F. Hampton, has been serving in Korea since July of 1950. Pfc. Hampton was a grandson of D. H. Hampton of 602 south 12th street and a nephew of Mr. asd Mrs. C. R. Hampton of RFD 7, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hampton of Enfield. He is survived by his parents and two brothers, Larry, at home, and Cpl. Joyce F. Hampton, in Korea. POLICE COURT Fines assessed before W. O. Page in police court included: Edwin Watley, §15.40 for speeding; Lester Robertson, of St. Louis, $15.40 for speeding; Clarence Robertson, of St. Louis, $15.40 for speeding; Alan Kent Borah, $15.40 for speeding; Thelma Van Horn, $15.40 on disturBance charge. CERTIFIED HAWKEYE SOYBEANS (80 to 85 Days Maturity in Normal Season) After harv3sting your wheat put in another Cash Crop this season — Ask Your Dealer! MIDWEST SEED CO. MOUNT VERNON, ILLINOIS At Vets Hospital The 528th Air Force Band from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, will present its sixth annual concert at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Marion, Illinois, on Sunday, July 1, 195r. at 2 :30 p. m. Dr. E. A. Welch, Manager of the hospital, extends a cordial invitation to the general public to attend this fine concert. Install Officers Of Eagles Lodge And Auxiliary New officers of Egyptian Aerie No. 2791, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and its auxiliary were installed at joint ceremonies recently at the local lodge rooms. William E. Patterson was installed as worthy president of the lodge and Mrs. Hazel Irwin as madam president of the auxiliary. Albert F. Mueller is a past worthy president and Ira Zimmor- loe the retiring past worthy president. Past president of the auxiliary is Mrs. Florence Troutt. Other officers of the lodge who were installed included: Robert Whitson, worthy vice president. Normal Wheeler, chaplain. Joe Martin, secretary. Max Davis, treasurer. Nathan Verley, conductor. Merritt Davis incide guard. George Irwin, outside guard. Roy Fitts and LeRoy Gibson, trustees. Other au,\iliary officers installed were: Ruby Whitson. vice president. Anna Kissel, chaplain. Pat Fisher, secretary. Josie Williams, treasurer. Nadine Trout, conductress. Edna Patterson, inside guard. Clara Sheppel, outside guard. Helen Irvin and Rose johnspn, trustees. HOSPITAL NOTES Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Mrs. Lena Watson, Mrs. Betty Hamlin, Mrs. Betty Jane Thompson, Opdyke Everett Birkner, route 3, Dahlgren. Discharged: Mrs. Betty McKenzie and infant son, Richard Doyle; Mrs. Ethel Qark, McLeansboro; R. V. Metcalf, Mounds. Good Samaritan Admitted: Walter E. Ma.xwell. Discharged: Orville McGill. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Geist. Dahlgren, are the parents of a daughter who was born at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, yesterday afternoon at 1:48 o'clock.. The little girl, who weighs seven pounds two ounces, has not been named. Mr. and Mis. Carl Schweinfurtli mH their office building located »t 719 East Main street to a client (or an investment. The client who purchased this building Immediately Utted M bacic with this firm for sale or trade. Mr. Carl Schweinfurth, president of the Mt. Vernon Furnaec Company and for a great number of years has perhaps purchased and sold more real estate than any other individual in this community. Mr. Schweinfurth purchased this property from the former defunct Jefferson State Banic and a few years ago completely remodeled and renovated it with the aid of the local vchitectural firm McCoy and Wilson. The income on this building is $400 per month and the ute price was in the neighborhood of $43,000.00. This deal was consumated with the local real estate firm ml Virgil T. Bailey, Inc., who for over 20 years has specialized in all types of real estate and now occupy modern offices in their new building on the southwest corner of 10th and Harrison atreeta, where they have provided their own PARKING LOT for the convenience of their hundreds of customers. !J)llllllfllllllllltHHHIIIIIIIIilllllllHIIIIIWIIIIHIIIIHIHUHNI MEETINGS A stated meeting of Rome Chap- T, 1014, Order of the Eastern tar. will be held at the Masonic :all in Dix, Monday, July 2, at 8 'Visitors welcome. Beulah May. W. M. Allie H. Rollinson, Sec'y. AUaiON ^ PuMio AiMsttoB win Be Held MONDAY, JULY 2 tl|c MT. VERNON AUCTION ^N tefflBiiliic at • |». m. F(Mtaflnff • oioM cot aala l>y qlwrior Electrical Co. of approxi- ately SO to S9 UrfcrVtO" Made mtpavpta Mth v* fL¥. wett- g^MNue Moton. Also exliiaiut and biiow tana, eict^ with a t year lanatee. tllUSSdl ,AiKt. 'VJODERN EQU1PI«ENT '^OMELIKE SURROUNDINGS PERSONAL SERVICE Famitics of Mt. Vernon have shown an ever-increasini; preference for PuUey'a modern equipment, homelike surroundings, and personal service for many years. They know that the desire of the bereaved family are always uppermost In our minds—to provide a service that will long:, remain a sacred memory. Pullcij Funeral Hofne 1 314 Mnin Sti .M -T . Tolrphont' 349 oar AND NIGHT AMBULANCE SfRV/Cf fhi- To';' li ri Matter of Youi Choice 'A Tl im IT IWt-U^.iiiS mm m mrKiwi tii^ yMirtiif • Ni npiriuM ir ipwiai M m<^ni it MTMHY Hum tMlHt WAT*. MMNmO CWARimi MCOHOl. fRIHT ACiei KCmiVI WIAI. ir CQtM IN ANt Ml INI tOIMnitf lAMM OP MIOM AW OIAM. -k MCK AT PAOfOtr W MMMff ArniCATION. MT. VERNON LUMBER CO. TELEPHONE 28 §M^^}^/k 0 proAKf of UttlTil STATU IVmt COHfAMY Ralph B. Pigg, Former Resident, Dies at Age 54 Relatives here have reroived word of the death of Ralph B. Pigg. 54, which occurred Thursday in Shelton, Washington. Mr. Pigg was born July 3, 1897 in Mt. Vernon, the son of Grnnvillc M. and Ellen C. Pigg. He was reared in this city, moving to Washington after his marriage. Funeral services were to be held in Shelton, Washington today. Mr, Pigg was a brother of Ernie, Verner and Moss Pigg and Mrs. Edith Echols of Mt. Vernon and Esta Burch of Lincoln, 111. He is also survived by a son, Ralph, of the U.S. Navy, and three daughters. Amen" OK But Don't Sock the Preacher ay AmvcUM Prast KNOXVILLE. Tenn., June 30.- Shouting "Amen" in church isn't disturbing public worship but slugging the pastor is assault and battery, a judge ruled today. Church L. Julian was brought into city court on the two charges after a disturbance at Memorial Baptist Church. Julian said all he did was shout "Amen" but he admitted socking the Rev. Ralph A. Nite, the pastor, after he was ejected forcibly from the church. Nite said he ordered Julian from the church for disturbing services. Julian recently was expelled from the church with 44 other members. • Judge Len Broughton, Jr., fined Julian $25. WE MEAN JUST WHAT WE SAY Now CAi AGAIN Aasiiag electronic wondet briofs glorioai nr» hone m iho«iBas -«ct««llT hides ««etroef«. Write, phone or come ia for detsilt aboM ihc new— Bdbme MONO-fAC Dr. J. Frank Wallace has helped thousands to better heoring. So why don't you consult him about your hearing problem. 513 S. 15»h St. or Phone 3108 for an appointment MONUMENTS BY SKILLED ARTISANS . . . Monuments of lasting beauty, proper tribute to the memory of departed loved ones All ore fairly priced. Consult us when in need. MT. VERNON MONUMENT CO. TERRY L. EGBERT. Prop. 1300 Salem Road 'Phone 1305 r VA ADVANCE SALE BOX AND RESERVED SEATS All Grand Stand Seats Reserved MT. VERNON STATE FAIR STARTS MONDAY, JULY 2nd, THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 6th At Office of County Clerk IN COURT HOUSE All Persons Having Box Seats Reserved PleoM Call Before Friday, July 6th BfOTICE TO TAXPAYERSs^ T 1 of loro a on .^tato All Personal Tax and First Ins^ Real Estate Taxes should be paid o July 5, 1951. 1% penalty will be Personal and First Installment o Taxes paid after above date. If you haven't received a 8taterv*| it on your Property, please mail legal description to this Office and we will mail statement to you. (# -Ray Jones, County Treasurer. \ / p / ANOTHER SERVICE... To \nsute Your Winter Comfort A cleon heating plant will operate more efficiently ond will save you money on coal and repoirs. AND REMEMBER!... Demands for coal will be heavy this fall. Certain grades of coal may be hard to obtain during the rush period. The best way to get the extact kind of coal you prefer is to order your coal now. Call—884—Today DISTRIBUTORS FOR ORIE]\T COAL ALL SIZES INCLUDING 10 MESH NOW AVAILABLE — ALSO — NASON COAL *ND HARCO (PEABODV, 884 PERKINS 'DEALERS COMFORT M BENNY CARPENTER. mOR

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