Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on July 3, 1951 · Page 4
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 3, 1951
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if,4 : THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, fLUNOIS TUESDAY, JULY 3, 793! 1 MT VERNON REGISTER-NEWS tDAOLt EXCEPT SUNDAY) MT MEWS ESTABLISHED 1871 MT VERHOli aEGJSTEH ESTABLISHED 1883 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28. 1920 bbWIX RACKAWAT C. J THOMPSON OEIAH MKTCAXJV L. SHEHOJU* — Editor .Business ktanacu .Stmt Editor „__Plant SuperinteodaDi KEMBEK Of THE ASSOCIATED PBJISS— Th# Associated Prett !• *XC1U«(T«1 J en , titlsd to tb* at* tot ih» publication of til Mwi credited to It or not olhcrwlM credit •d. la this paper and alto tha local news published therein. entered aa Second Claaa matter for transportation through the mailt at the Post Office at Mount Vernon, Illinois, under the Set of March 3. 1879. SUBSCRIPTION KATES Subscriptions mutt be paid In advan By mall Jeflersorj count; and ad Joining counties per reaj 0 mos $3 75. 3 mos $2 26 1 mo Bj mail outside leffersoo and ad- Joining eounlie* within 260 miles! yeai $8 00 6 mo" $6 00 3 rooa. $3.25 per ilngrlr month Outside 250 miles, year $9.00: 0 mos $5 75: 3 mot $3 75: one month Delivered by carrier tn eity per week „____„ . •0.00 1.00 1.25 1.50 Theyll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo /MEM IT'S RAININS SO HARD YDU COULD LAUNCH A FERRY-" 80SSO SENDS OUT HIS SECRETER/" UT WHEN SHE WOULD EMJOy TO GO—ME MAXES TME QRWNCJ <5E5TURE~ THE OLD SO-AMD-SO It mi A Thought For Today But these are written, that he might believe that Jesus is I the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. —John 20:31. If ever Christianity appears in its power, it is when it erects its trophies upon the tomb; when it takes up its votaries where the jvorld leaves them; and fills the breast with immortal hope in flying moments.—Robert Hall. m The Doctor Says By ED WIN #». JORDAN. M.D. Written For NBA Service FACING THE FACTS CALMLY TAKES SOME FEAR OUT OF POLIO WE MUST SERVE THE CAUSE OF INDEPENDENCE EVERYWHERE !ALL AMERICANS CHERISH THE WAY their ancestors wrested A their freedom from the British. Independence Day symbolizes that feeling of pride. With the menace of Communist Russia abroad in the world, it is particularly fitting that we rededicate ourselves each year to that spiri.t. of independence. We cannot be too zealous in guarding the freedom we fought so bravely to win nearly 200 years ago. With our long heralded tradition of freedom and independence, we have served the world as model. More than this, we have lent moral and sometimes practical support to other peoples struggling to gain their own independence. At the peace conference following World War I, "self-determina tion" •— the right of a people to govern themselves — was strongly championed by President Woodrow Wilson. The peace treaties marked the birth of a number of new nations. The World Today BY JAMES MARLOW S OME WILL SAY we pushed this movement for independence too far, that we assisted in creation of countries not yet equipped politically to govern themselves and incapable of supplying more than a fair fraction of their fundamental economic needs. Austria, a tiny frame for huge Vienna, is cited as example. But actually the problem thus created is merely the same econ omic and political disunity which haunts the whole of Europe. The small nations are but exaggerated illustrations. The ultimate solution apparently lies in some kind of European federation which will yet allow independence-loving peoples a large measure of self-government and cultural distinction. Of, more pressing concern right now is the upsurge of independence in the Asiatic world. A long smoldering spirit has at last broken the surface. World War II, smashing the colonial mold in the Orient, provided the final explosive force. It precipitated a social and political revolution that is engulfing Asia. " i * * * T HE ASIATICS TODAY ARE PEOPLES who want a better life for themselves, and they want to be the ones to decide what sort of life it shall be. This we must understand. Some of us see Asia as a land which must be "shown" the way of democracy. But the Asiatics associate westerners with colonialism, and we cannot hope to eradicate quickly their bitter memories of past oppression. In keeping with our tradition of helping others to independence, we must be wholly sympathetic to their self-governiing impulses.* We must lend every aid we can, but without seeking in any fashion to impose upon them any part in our own pattern of life. They have to judge for themselves what we have that they might wish to copy. Sc far we Americans have not been too aware of the depth and strength of Asia's postwar stirrings. This day of independence here is a good day to resolve that once more the United .States will stand with the seekers after independence—as we have always done before. U.S. Doctors to Operate on Shah By Assoclattd Press TEHRAN, Iran, July 3 — Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi flew to the Golden Shrine of Fatimeh in central Iran today to pray for Allah's blessing during his American - administered appendicitis operation Thursday. ' Court circles disclosed that the Shah had summoned four doctors and three nurses from New York for the operation because he felt he could not leave his country for the surgery during the critical oil nationalization crisis. The King has suffered for years from chronic appendicitis. A physical examination in New York in 1949 also disclosed the presence of a small obstruction in the Monarch's small intestine. Circles close to the court denied, however, rumors circulating in Tehran that the Shah possibly was suffering from cancer. On The Air Waves Answer to Previous Puzzle m HORIZONTAL 1,8 Depicted wireless personality 13 Interstices 14 Abstract beings 15 Seine 16 Eel-shaped amphibian 18 Social insect 19 Ambary 20 Peruse 21 Goddess of . infatuation 11 Hawaiian blrdgggj" 25 Negative reply %\.J™}. 4 Buddhist •. monk 5 Too 6 Precipitation 7 Gas (comb, form) 8 Departed 9 Chief priest of a shrine 10 Japanese outcast 11 Benevolent 12 Glut 17 Babylonian deity 20 Disputes 27 Merit 29 Horse's gait 32 Lath. 83 Lacerate 84 Rational 35 Bewildered 36 Units of • t energy 37 Pattern 38 And (Latin) 39 Tomorrow • night (ab.) 40 Electrical unit 42 Health resort 45 Regret. 47 Measure of 'f type 49 Winglike part 81 Fortification 83 New Guinea I port 44,56 She Is Petty quarrels flowers Bf VERTICAL Orchestra Extent Rot flax by 26Prayer 27 Essential being 28 Winged 30 Above 31 Group of • players 40 Auricles 41 Blow with open hand 43 Golf teachers 44 An (Scot.) 45 Contest of speed 46 Preposition 47 Comfort 48 Disorder 50 Baranof mountain 52 Rebound 53 Hawaiian garland 55 Pronoun 57 Registered nurse (ab.) 1 The Statement on Unity WASHINGTON, July 3 — There is no doubt that the Democrats and Republicans and the people in general are united in their opposition to Communism. The Democrats and Republicans who sat together two months on the Senate committee which investigated the firing of General MacArthur issued a joint statement on the subject of fanity. In part it said: "If threatened danger becomes war, the aggressor would find at one 'Stroke ar rayed aganst him the united ener gies, the uniter resources, and the united devotion of all the Ameri can people." » • * « IT WAS A LONG STATEMENT, addressed "to the American people" and meant also for Russian ears. And it drew a lot of applause, particularly since the Democratic - Republican split had been so sharp on MacArthur. Still, another part of this same statement said some things which —in their long-range effect on our future and the course we take — may prove just as significant as the statement about unity against aggression. his was when the Senators said: "We may differ on the proper policy to be applied in the Far East. We may separate on questions of strategy. We may divide on personalities . . . mistakes may add to the measure of our sacri fices or change the form of the ordeal we may be called upon to endure. But come what may America has the means and the will to enable us to survive." « • * * PUTTING THE TWO PARTS of the statement together, they ad up to this: We're agreed that we want to stop Russia although we may not agree on how to do it. It could happen .that in spite of the united desire to stop Russia, the inability to agree on how to do it — or when, or why, or where —could in the end be pretty disastrous. Since the illness and death of Senator Vandenberg of Michigan, who had been the foreign policy leader of the Republicans in Congress, the Democrats and Republicans have been miles apart, and fundamentally apart. Just a couple of recent examples show how wide that split has been: • a * * THE BITTER CONTROVERSY early this year when the Truman administration wanted to send troops to Europe to .bolster our alliance with the. Western Powers; and the fierce dispute over MacArthur's ideas on how to win in Korea and the administration's views. The split between the two parties becomes increasingly bitter as the months pass. Senator Fulbright, Arkansas Democrat, said yesterday he had never known a time when there was "such bitter, ness" in government. And veteran Senator Aiken, Vermont Republican, agreed with him. Nothing in the Senators' long statement ."to the American people" indicates they will make any effort to work better together in an effort to avoid some of those "mistakes" which may "add to the measure of our sacrifices or change the form of the ordeal we may be called upon to endure . . ." * * * * BUT, AS IF ANTICIPATING some such question as — why can't the Senators learn to work better? — the statement said: •"We believe our Democracy has the vitality to withstand any strains that reflect the tensions of an uneasy world. We are convinced that an open discussion of such differences brings strength and unity of purpose." FLAG-RAISING IN KOREA—Everybody tries to get into the act as these enthusiastic Yank infantrymen raise the American flag atop an enemy hill position their outfit has just taken. (Defense •~ . ._J2s>arj3aent photo from NEA.) Even though there may not be any remarkable new discoveries concerning polio, every year it seems a good plan to discuss this dread disease about the time it is likely to hit its peak. Polio is ter ribly alarming and it is therefore wise to review the known and unknown facts calmly and sensibly. Perhaps the thing which fright «ns people most is the mysterious al»d unexpected way in which polio so often strikes. One year, for ex ample, there may be a lot of cases in three or four states and the next some other regions will turn out the worst. It is true that there is no good explanation for this type of behavior on the part of polio as yet, and indeed spot maps of polio throughout the entire world show the same curious actions. For the last year or two there have been more than forty thousand persons attacked by this disease each year in the United States. This seems like a great many and it is certainly nothing to be complacent about. But one should remember that in a population of some one hundred and fifty, million this is only one in three or four thousand so that the chances of escaping are pretty good. Furthermore (though more will be said about this later) a high proportion of those who are stricken not only recover, but have practically nothing permanent to show that they ever had the disease. For all these reasons neither parents nor children should be unduly nervous since the chances of escaping difficulty are good even in those regions which happen to be bad in a particular year. This is not to say carelessness is ever safe and a few precautions are certainly in order. FORECASTING DIFFICULT j Polio is not strictly a late sum- 1 mer and early fall disease. In the northern hemisphere (it tends to be reversed in the southern) polio usually starts in the spring in southern areas and moves north as the weather warms up. But at first the cases are rather few and far between and it is usually impossible to tell whether any particular year will be bad in this respect until late summer or fall. New cases fall off rapidly about the time frost comes in the northern hemisphere. This curious behavior has been commented on often and may yet provide an im portant clue to prevention or treatment. Steals Doughnuts At Grocery Store A case of potty theft was reported lo police headquarters this morning. Someone stoir two dozen doughnuts off of the front porch of Donoho's grocery. 916 Conger, early today. The doughnuts had been left there by a distributor. YOUR MANNERS WON IN THE SUN—A pretty sun-worshipper is television actress Georgia Landeau on the beach at Atlantic City, N.J. While sitting thus on the beach, Georgia was chosen "Miss Sun Glasses or 1951" by members of the Atlantic City Beach PatroL Record Number Of Bills Rassed By AssocUttd Prats SPRINGFIELD, 111., July 3 The 67th Illinois General Assembly approved a record high I number of bills, an unofficial! count showed today. About 1,000 bills passed both the Senate and House were referred to the Governor for final action. The total outdistanced the previous mark of 833 set by the 1949 Assembly. Bills introduced also established a new high. There were 2,044 filed in the six months session ended yesterday, compared with the former record of 2,031 in the 1931 legislature. Recommendations of the Schaefer Commission on streamlining state government accounted for 167 of the bills submitted for consideration. More than half clear-1 ed the legislature. Sees Need For Keeping Up Draft By Assacistsd Pratt LANSING, Mich., July 3.— The | end of the Korean conflict will not necessarily mean a slackening I in the Army's demand for man- ( power, accordnig to National Draft Director Lewis B. Hershey. Gen. Hershey, on a routine inspection of State Selective Service facilities, told draft officials here yesterday that "the Korean incident has been but one in the whole battle for freedom in the | world today." Peace Candle Burns In $50,000 Blaze By Associated Press MAMARONECK, N. Y.. July 3. —Fire swept the A. Ajello & Co., Auctioneer Mt SALE Furniture — Farm T. B. Vernon, BARN, Every RUSSELL lit Monday Land — All Salaa Satisfaction Guaranteed — broadcast aver WMIX. 'Phones: Hoyelton 17-0. Day Mt V Midwest Seed Co.. 127, Niaht — Mt V C. W. Waits, flee. 1948-W DR. W. R. HAYMAN CHIhOPODlST FOOT SPECIALIST Tele. 1743 for Appointment Mt Vernon, Illinois Open Evening? by Appointment Artkeriae* Deals* tea STEWART-WARNER and CAPEHART RADIOS sad TELEVISION Guarantee* teles a ad Sere lee NEAL BROTHERS ROOFING COMPANY Genuine Ru-Ber-Oid Roofing, Siding * Rockwool Insulation Office: Mt Vernon. 111. candle-making plant today, destroying a 16-foot tall candle molded for the United Nations as an emblem of everlasting peace. The wax-fed blaze, which raged for an hour, caused an estimated $50,000 damage to stock and equipment. DAIRY-DIP H01 -roadway—Pliant tStJ See Us Far Mualaal InttFaments and We Hava Aside* a Lint ad S»er *J*i Eotpmesri * DRIVE IN.'. Across From The Granada Theatre THICKEST MALTS IN TOWN! DELICIOUS HOT DOGS HARRY A. RICH GENERAL INSURANCE Ashley Road—Phone 195 Insure Anything Against Everything TIME TO BUY LIQUOR IS NOW from the only Liquor Store in Mt. Vernon. East Side Square — FREE DELIVERY. PHONE 100 or 70* Free Parking In Rear 3 Current % Dividend On Your Savings Accounts Insured to $10,000.00 KING CITY FEDERAL SAVINGS ft LOAN ASS'N GUY A. WOOD, Pres. . 1005 Broadway Phone 2044 MT. VERNON Drive-In Theatre Last Times Tonight FAMILY NIGHT # $1.00 PER CAR GARY GRANT — LARRAINE DAY 'MR. LUCKY' fit Wednesday - Thursday JOHN BARRYMORE, JR. HIGH LONESOME tt , A young man sends you a corsage to wear to a dance, and because of their color the flowers do not look well pinned to your dress. WRONG: Just leave thorn at home, and explain why you didn't wear them when you thank your date for them, RIGHT: Wear the flowers in your hair or pin them to your evening bag. TODAY IN WASHINGTON By Associated (Times are Central Standard) SENATE In recess until Thursday. Finance Committee hears defense mobilizcr Charles E. Wilson and others on (ax hill (8 a. m.) HOUSE Considers routine non-contro- versinl bill (10 a. m.) Foreign Affairs Committee hears W. Avcrcll Harriman on foreign aid (9 a. in.) 40 WOMEN DROWN By Associated Press MADRAS, India, July 3 — The local press today reported the drowning of 40 farm women when their boat overturned in a canal last weekend in a village of west Godavari district, near the southeast coast: of India. The women were enroute to work in the rice fields of the rich Godavari rjver delta area. Essies JULY4th> ATTEND OUR BIG SHOWS Fox Theatres L^T! From 2 P. M. AIR CONDITION!!) FOR TOUR COMFORT Wed. & Thurs. OUTDOOR RED SKELTON in "EXCUSE MY DUST" AIR CONDITIONED FOR TOUR COMFORT STADIUM Starts Wednesday COOLED BY WASHED AIR PLAZA Starts Wednesday 2 — SMASH HITS SKY-HIGH HILARITY! wilh Raymond Walbum • Walter Catlett Bol.i • Barbara Brown Plus: Chapter No. 10 "Flying Disc Man From MarV : ENDS TODAY , ERROL FLYNN in "Dodgo City and Vriginia City"

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