Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on July 3, 1951 · Page 2
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, JULY 3, 1951 ASKS TAX HIKE REGARDLESS OF KOREAN TRUCE MfiJson Sees no Defense Slow•'? down; George Cautions on Spending. By A«joclal»d Pr«$l WASHINGTON, July 3. — Dc ffjnsc Mobilizer Charles E. Wilson fold the tax - writing Senate Finance Committee today a Ko rean truce "will have no effect' on! the nation's preparedness pro- i That program, he declared, "must be based, not upon the Ko re£n fighting, but- upon what we kflpw to be the ultimate aims and present " " ' UMion." 'fUntil we know that there is a gejiuine change in the long-term aims of world communism, we cannot afford to slow the pace of our oWn defense build-up and our aid tcjlother countries." Wilson urged the committee to approve the $10,000,000,000 tax btfjpst which President Truman has 4t d ife to the rearmament program, Wilson said "frankly * * * I am not satisfied with our progress in achieving defense production." He added he was taking numerous ste'ps to spaed up output. Wilson said orders for military goods and facilities have totalled $41 ,000,000,000 since the Korean War began. He summed up: |Contracts still are being let at the rate of $3",500,000,000 to S4,- 000,000,000 a month. Deliveries now are at the level of $1,500,000,OC)0 a month but are expected to reach $4,000,000,000 a month in a year. George Urges Caution .'Althouh Wilson said a Korean ce'ase-fire should make no difference in the preparedness' program, Senator George (D-Ga) said it unquestionably would affect the Senate's attitude toward a steep tax increase. "The mobilization program must gq on," George told a reporter, "but there should be an end to the hysteria of giving the military every thing it wants right now to thje exclusion of the needs of the civilian economy." .Several of the Finance Committee members have said they feel eiibugh of a tax increase will be passed to balance the budget in the present fiscal year. Rfial Problem in 1953 . •But Senator Millikin fR-Colo), ranking Republican on the committee, and others insist that the "rieal problem" comes in fiscal 1953, the year starting next July l.j' 'povernment budget experts estimate spending will hit a level of between $80,000,000,000 and $90,000,000,000 in that year as compared with $68,400,000,000 this 12 mjpnths. Vurself Assails Broyles Bill Veto By Associated Pre»i WASHINGTON, July 3.— Governor Stevenson yesterday was accused of "aiding left-wingers and communists" by Rep. Vursell (R- Hl). Vursell told the House that Stevenson by his veto of the Broyles bill, "followed the teaching and practice of dealing tenderly with communists which he learned while holding a number of jobs here in Washington with the New Deal." Stevenson is a Democrat and former State Department official. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MACHINISTS MEET HERE ASK REDS TO START TALKS ON JULY 10 (Continued from Pig* One) Qrphans Guests At Vets Reurtioto (Children from the Mt. Vernon Orphanage will be the guests of the Veterans Reunion Commission a^rthe city park Thursday afternoon. | The children will get free rides at. the carnival and will be treated tcjj soda pop and ice cream. HOSPITAL NOTES Jefferson Memorial {Admitted: Mrs. Mary Spangler, Kpll; Norville Mick, Kenosha, Wis.; Mrs. Sarah Farthingburg, Salem; Mrs. Lily Riggs; Mrs. Edna Dputhit, Dix; Mrs. Mildred Rash, Ojdyke; Mrs. Oscar Pigg; Arthur Morgan, Iuka;Mrs. Evelyn Fisher; Mjichael Eugene Jones; James Albert Stratton; Mrs. Evelyn Bul- lojck, Dahlgren. i pischarged: Mrs. Frederick tmpton, Chicago; Mrs. Ora Warren and infant daughter, Vivian Iiiene, route 4; Mrs. Fred P. Wat- sdn; Mrs. Mae Marshall, Ewing; Mrs. Leona Biggerstaff, McLeansboro; Mrs. Leona Banes and infant son of route 7; Mrs. Barbara Carey and infant daughter, Deborah Kay, route 3; Charles Huff, Bluford. Good Samaritan '.^Admitted: Mrs. Virgil Pulley; Mrs. Virgil Stagner; Mrs. Ermal Davis. {Discharged: Mrs. Mary E. Peter- sdn, Bonnie; Walter E. Maxwell; Alva Trotter, Dahlgren; Mrs. Ad- dije Wakefield, Opdyke. pilots called it a terrific blow Ridgway's latest message brought a feeling of relief to U. S. Eighth Army headquarters, AP Correspondent Nate Polowetzky reported, and a feeling that the shooting would come to an end. However, news dispatches from Moscow and Washington suggested not too much should be expected in the immediate future from armistice moves. JBidgway selected the earliest date mentioned by Red commanders—Premier Kim II Sung of North Korea and Gen. Peng Teh- Huai of China. In reply to Ridgway's original message they had proposed meeting between July 10 and 15. Would Send Yanks by Air The U. N. commander's suggested preparatory meeting would lay the ground work for the cease fire talk. Ridgway proposed sending three officers by helicopter or jeep—depending on the weather—to meet with three communist officers in- preliminary sessions. None would be higher rank than colonel. Only three people, apparently civilians, were spotted today by observers who flew over the proposed meeting place—Kaesong. The rubble-strewn city is in Red- held territory, three miles south of parallel 38 and 35 miles northwest of Seoul. It was chosen by Red commanders. Three far eastern radio stations began broadcasting Ridgway's message 2:30 p. m. Tuesday (10:30 p. m. Monday CST). That was exactly 39% hours after Kim and Peng had answered the original U. N. armistice suggestion. Officials of the International Association of Machinists, who conducted a meeting in Mt. Vernon recently, included Don Randall, president of Local 1417, Hubert Rushing, Grand Lodge representative, Gilbert Nelson, busi-' ness agent of District 111, P. L. Siemiller, International vice president, Fred Carstens, Grand Lodge representative and Russell Lovelace, business representative of Lodge 1S96.— (Mary Jane Studio Photo) Eleven Cities Represented at Local Session CITY ISSUES BONDS TO PAY SALARY JUDGMENTS (C«ntlnu*t from Fw On*) council for their cooperation during her service with the city. The council accepted her resignation and approved the appointment of Mrs.vGail Wilt as the new deputy -treasurer. Earmark Liquor Fund The councilmen last night adopted an ordinance earmarking the use of the approximately $27,000 to be received in liquor licenses for the next fiscal year. The ordinance stpulated that 25 per cent of the liquor license money be set aside for paying an attorney to help defend the city in suits arising for alleged pollution of Casey Fork creek from city sewers; one per cent to the firemen's pension fund; ten per cent to the police pension fund; and the balance to the salary fund. The ordinance also stipulates that any funds left over after payment of the attorney on the sewer suits shall be placed in the salary fund. Councilmen last night also: 1 — voted to buy 120 posts for traffic signs. 2 — Briefly mentioned the plan for sewer improvement of the city and decided to meet with the citizens committee again on the matter. 3 — Discussed speeding on Mt. Vernon streets and asked police department to make a drive on speeders. 4 — Voted to purchase two new tires for the No. 1 fire truck, to replace tires now five years old. 5 — Heard appointment of the city Lights and Water Committee, which consists of Aldermen Hazel Sutton, chairman, Ira Zimmerlee, Kenneth Dillingham, Leonard Wells and John Metcalf. MARRIAGE LICENSE George W. Taylor and Ellen Porter, both of Cleveland, Ohio. Members of International Association of Machinists (A. F. of L. affiliates) from ten southern Illinois cities and Cape Girardeau, Mo. attended a luncheon and business meeting at the Mt. Vernon Bowl recently. President Don Randall of Local 1417, Mt. Vernon, gave the address of welcome, preceding the luncheon. Grand Lodge Representative Hubert Rushing called the business meeting to order. He introduced Grand Lodge Representative Fred Carstens who takes care of all National Labor Relations Board cases for the I. A. of M. lodges in the St. Louis area. Carstens gave an address outlining the functions of his office. Russell Lovelace, business representative of Local 1986, made a short talk on I. A. M. activities in the Marion Crab Orchard ordnance plant area. Mr. Rushing then introduced the guest of the afternoon. International Vice-President P. L. "Ray" Siemiller, who is in charge of all I. A. of M. lodges in the nine-state midwest area. He has just returned to active duty with the lodge after having been "loaned" to the United States government War Manpower Board from October, 1950 to May. 1951. ' Siemiller has a long record of government service dating back to the beginning of World War n when he served on the Regional War Labor Board at Chicago. In his address he stressed the necessity of the cooperation of labor, management and government toward the defense effort of America. Those attending the luncheon and meeting included Gladys Leeper, Eva Sturm and Harry L. Ingram of Lodge 1986. Eugene Hill, Bryon Hicham and William Doyle Ray of Lodee 554. Hubert Taylor of Lodge 1856. Ralph Hart, Oscar Anderson and A. B. Hood of Lodge 1633, Leo Davis and Lester Green of Lodge 1554, George L. Pudil and Tony Lakti of Lodee 583, Harvey Ziegler of Lodge 310. Delbert Britt and Leon Jones of Lodge 1193, Holman Canfield of Lodge 1554, Henry Sincel and R. Reed of Lodge 1242. Hilbert Nelson of Lodge 310 and Kirby Milt, Roy Adams, James Burnette. S. R. Tucker, Charles Standerfer. Oscar W. Heintz, Neal Mayfield and Edward Mercer of Lodge 1417. Oatis Denies He Took Over Spy Network (Contlnutd from Pag* On*) BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Pulley, 1314 Main street, are the parents of a daughter, born at Good Samaritan Hospital this morning at 2:30. The little girl weighs seven pounds 12 ounces and has been named Mary Elisabeth. Mrs. Pulley is the former Miss Ruth Moore of Centralia. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Stagner, 515 south 20th street, are the parents of a son, born at Good Samaritan Hospital, yesterday afternoon at 5,:43 p. m. The little boy, who has not been named, weighs eight pounds seven ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Ermal Lee Davis, 119 north Sixth street, are the parents of a son who was born this morning at Good Samaritan Hospital. He weighs six pounds S 1 ^ ounces and has been named JLJT8 A STEE (-—There's just no reason to have 1 the shapely gal th «r« except to make you look at the picture. When you do l'm*L you're supposed to nptice that she is standing on a sheet of jjpolM fteel, supported by a wooden block resting cn a sheet of "jMpttchtd iteei. That 'i supposed, according to the Wheeling, W. 0%, «|«flufactumi, to prpve that the stretched metal is stronger jjf|iiP"4to 4gi% *'fh* e*pSfiiled steel is mad# b£ slitting &ud Robert Lee. statement before the trial that Oatis and the three postwar AP Bureau chiefs who preceded him in Prague had organized the Bureau into a spy center that work ed closelye with U. S. government officials. The Associated Press has denied this charge and declared it "so preposterous it will deceive no one in the free world." "Same Old Record" A State Department spokesman in Washington said the charges were the "same old record which is beginning to be worn out — we've heard it for five years." "They only go to demonstrate the almost psychopathic fear in those Iron Curtain countries of permitting a reporter to do an objective reporting job and report facts," he said. The prosecutor described Oatis, who went to Prague in June, 1950, as the "most subtle, discreet and refined" of the four AP Bureau chiefs since the war and "consequently the most dangerous." Oatis supported the prosecution charge that three former western colleagues—Russell Jones of UP, Robert Bigio of Reuthers and Gaston Fournier of 'the French Agency—also engaged in spying. During yesterday's session the prosecution also tried to link Oatis and his co-defendants with a terrorist group known as the "Kanarek ring." Attended "Spy" School An account of the first day of Oatis' trial as printed in Rude Pravo, Communist organ in Prague, was received here today. This quoted Oatis as saying he spent two months at a school of military espionage in Minnesota and one year at another school at Ann Arbor, Mich. "I left this school in December 1945 when I became a correspondent of the Associated Press," he was quoted. Actually, Oatis joined the AP in 1937 at Indianapolis and was one military leave of absence from May, 1942, to February, 1946. He learned Japanese during two of his years in the army. Rude Pravo said Oatis' alleged espionage activities concerned certain secret security and military measures, such as living quarters for soldiers and the building of military objectives. Oatis testified he had sent out reports of military, economic and political nature; information about visits of various persons of Czechoslovakia, about security measures concerning various officials, and news of the political and food situations. "This was news which the Czechoslovakia Republic considered secret in its own interests," Rude Pravo said. The Communist organ commented: "The first day of the trial has proved that the so-called news agency Associated Press was in fact an espionage agency, which under the leadership of a professional spy, William N. Oatis, instead of giving objective reports about the construction effort of the Czechoslovak people, tried to disturb it." RECORD MARIJUANA HAUL FOUND Police Pvt. George W. Winkel stands beside 193 pounds of marijuana worth $500,000 when rolled into "reefers"—removed from secret compartments of an automobile at Washington by police and federal narcotics agents. Police reported (July 2) this was the biggest single, haul ever made in this country. Officers had been tipped that a cache of marijuana had been smuggled in from .Mexico.—(AP VVIREPHOTO) MEETINGS Attention, Moose Members Regular meeting to be held Tuesday, July 3, at 800 Broadway. All members are urged to be present. ROY HOLDER, Gov JIMMIE ALEXANDER, Secy. SILLY SEASON - Ray "Old Iron Pants" Vetter, of Phoenix, Ariz., who claims to be the world's first "cactus sitter," begins a six-week stay atop a "c3ctus" perch in an attempt to win $100. Vetter bet a fellow radio announcer that he can lure more fans into the Phoenix softball park. He'll have to draw a total of 105,442 fans to win his bet. Hungary Ousts Yanks; Opening Offices in U. S. By Associated Prts? WASHINGTON. July 3.—Communist Hungary put the State Department on a spot today with a demand that the United States recall three members of its Budapest legation staff and shut down American information operations in Hungary. The new demand follows on the deal the Department made this spring to free Robert E. Vogeler, American businessman who was imprisoned as a "spy." Under terms of the deal Hungary already is taking first steps to reopen consulates in New York and Cleveland which had been closed after an earlier dispute with the U. S. Officials said the Hungarian legation here has acquired office space in both cities and is staffing them temporarily with clerks from Washington. Consular officers have not yet been assigned. Officials declined to say whether the Department is considering can­ celling the agreement to permit reoneninp of the consulates or taking other retaliatory steys, in the light of the new anti-American move. The Hungarian demand, made public yesterday in Budapest was received here only today. By terms of the Vogeler settlement, the United States lifted a ban on the travel of Americans in Hungary, but warned applicants for passports to "inform themselves" of conditions in Hungary before they undertook a trip there. #rcat Jftgures; in fttligton (^NE OP THE MOST WIDELY KNOWN CLERGYMEN IN RECENT YEARS WAS THE LATE BISHOP WILLIAM T. MANNfNG,WHO DIED IN 19*9 BISHOP MANNIN6, WHO WAS BORN IN NORTH HAMPTON, EN6LAND IN 1986, WAS APPOINTED U.S. ARMY CHAPLAIN AT CAMP UPTON 0URIN6 WR\J0 WAR 1 PULLEY Fi/frl?^/ //amp mm* PVUMY • cast is a Miatttraf uour ofcxbe* gt&r* ^-T> PAY • -HICHT iVgJUNCE SERViCF DEAD MAN IDENTIFIED By Associated Press EVANSVILLE, Ind., July 3.— A middle-aged man who died ,in Deaconess Hospital after he was found unconscious on a street was identified yesterday as Fred Bryant of Norris City, 111. Cause of Bryant's death has not been de- determined. DEATHS AND FUNERALS Cpl. Rubottom Rites Thursday Funeral services for Cpl. William Ray Rubottom, Jr. will be held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Myers Chapel. Dr. R. B. Guthrie will officiate. Military services will be in charge of the American Legion. The body will arrive in Mt. Vernon at 2:14 a. m. tomorrow and will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call. Cpl. Rubottom, 24-ycar-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Ray Rubottom, Sr., of 814 Harrison street was fatally injured in an automobile accident Saturday night near Leavenworth, Ind. Former Resident Of Sims Is Dead WAYNE CITY, 111., July 3.— William Allen "Sport" Houk, 56, a former resident of Sims, died at his home in Indianapolis, Ind. Monday. The body will arrive at Combs Chapel in Wayne City, tonight. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Combs Chapel. 2 Daughters of Former Resident Killed by Train Word has been received here that two young daughters of a former resident of Mt. Vernon were killed Sunday in a train accident in the little town of Kirkwood, near Monmouth, 111. They were Glcna Jean Kendle, 16, and Martha Anne Kendle, 15, daughters of Mrs. Marceline (Edwards) Bennett. The girls were granddaughters of Harry Edwards of 234 south 15th street. • A neighbor child. Patty Hcith,' _J, was also killed in the accident. Funeral services for Glena Jean and Martha Anne will be held at the Methodist church in Sesser at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, July 4. The Rev. Commodore Groves of Sesser will officiate and burial will be i ' Maple Hill cemetery at Sesser. Bring Bodies Her« The bodies will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home until 11 a. m. Wednesday, then will be taken to the church to lie in state from noon until the funeral hour. Glena Jean and Martha Anne were born in Princeton, Ind., the daughters of Howard and Marceline (Edwards) Kendle. Their father died in 1949. They are survived b> their mother and a sister, Norma Lee, a twin to Glena Jean. Glena Jean and Martha Anne were going to the store in • car they had just learned to drive. They stopped for a freight train and, when the freight passed, they pulled in from of the C. B. & Q. Zephyr, which was traveling at a high rate of speed. U. S. Denounces Spy Trial Hoax By Atsocl»t»d Pratt WASHINGTON, July 3. — The State Department today denounced Czechoslovakia's trial of AP Correspondent Wiliam N. Oatis as a Communist propagande "hoax." At a news conference, Lincoln White, Department press officer, said the purpose is "to smear the U. S. in general and the American press in particular." In another development related to the case, the Czech embassy rejected as "insuling" a resolution adopted by the CIO American Newspaper Guild protesting Oatis' arrest. Guild officers accused Czechoslovakia of extorting a "phony confession" of espionage from Oatis. Siamese Navy Is Liquidated By Associated Prtst BANGKOK, July 3 — The Thailand government virtually liquidated the Royal Navy today for its attempt last week to overthrow Pibulsonggram's regime. The Navy Cimmander-In-Chief, Adm. Luang Singu Songgramchai, and most ranking officers were discharged. The Admiral and many of the others were arrested. Seventy-five per cent if all Naval personnel were dropped from the payroll for at least six months. The Navy's abortive coup D'­ etat, which was suppressed in three days of fighting, cost at least 12 dead and 286 wounded. 4 MISSING REDS' BAIL FORFEITED (ContlnuM from Put* Ort«> by the Civil Rights Congress, an organization branded as subversive by the U. S. attorney general's office. Visited in Russia All four of the missing Reds are American-born but each has either visited or studied in Russia. They have gone underground" to form a secret American communist "politburo," or headquarters. They may eventually surrender themselves, if not today, within the week. Their attorney argued in federal court that the U. S. supreme court mandate for their arrest arrived here only yesterday while their surrender was ordered premateurly on Friday. Ten of the convicted Red leaders received five year prison sentences. Thompson got three > cars because of his war record. All were fined §10,000. The seven who showed up yesterday were Eugene Dennis, the nation's top communist before his conviction, John B. Williamson, Irving Potash, John Gates, Carl Winter, Benjamin J, Da''-, and Jacob Stachel. Davis and Winston are Negroes. AIRPORT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Ed B. McCord flew here from Farmer City, I1L today to transact business. Leaving Town MUST SELL Antique walnut stand table, antique dining table, seating eight, antique walnut backed sofa, 4 matching antique Hitchcock chairs, cane seats, Duncan phyfe coffee table, 3><i year old Bendlx automatic washer, antique Havlland and hand painted plates. Mrs. Hamilton Rodger* 1722 Oakland — Phone 3981 OSBORNS' CAFE 311 So. 10th WILL BE OPEN AS USUAL JULY 4th Gladys & Skip, Props. - NOTICE - WE WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS Johnson Florist For A Happier Tomorrow ... 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