Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on July 5, 1951 · Page 2
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, July 5, 1951
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THE REGISTER-NFWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, JULY 5, 1951 LITTLE EGYPT NEWS IN BRIEF SALEM.—Master of ceremonies for the July 4th annual Salem Sportsmen's Dog Show was L. D. Btfrksdale. FLORA.—Bill Malinsky of Flora said today he has accepted the athletic directorship at Maplewood, 111., high. The school is in a new district created by the division of Dupo's district. Malinsky, a Southern Illinois, University graduate, has coached at Bridgeport. VANDALIA.—An $800,000 crop loss to Fayette county farmers has been estimated by Farm Adviser J. B. Turner from last week's flood. Turner said his figure was based only on the farmers' cost in the crops and not on the much larger potential market value. Kaskaskia river breached its levee ten places to flood 50,000 acres. SHAWNEETOWN.—111 i n o i s State Police looked today for a holdup man who returned money to one victim. Police saidsthe man stopped a beer truck but showed a gun when the driver, Tony Schneider of Carmi, ;told him he had no room for another rider. The man forced the - driver to take him a mile farther where he took $138 fom Schneider and $17 from Howard Austin, 18, Carmi, riding in the truck. He asked Austin if the $17 belonged to an employer or himself. Austin said it was his own and the~man returned it. The man who ordered the trucker tjb drive away Without him was six -ieet, two inches tall, weighed 190; pounds and had sandy hair. The,; holdup occurred Tuesday on Route One, Gallatin county. CARLYLE.—A mock air raid by Scott Air Base planer, has been planned at Carlyle July 10 for Southern Illinois firemen. It? will highlight the Egyptian Firei Fighters' 26th annual convention, They will practice emergency mobilization and rescues. Three File Suits I For Divorce Here Three suits for divorce were filed'- in circuit court here late Tuesday. Dorothy Rosalee Rea charges cruelty in her divorce action against John Kelley Rea. The plaintiff also seeks restoration of her former name, Hester. The couple married December 22, '1950 and remained together until June 9,1951, according to the complaint. Attorney John A. Kirk represent?, the plaintiff. Johnson vs. Johnson Elmer E. Johnson filed suit for divorce against Gladys Pearl Johnson, charging cruelty in the complaint. T% couple -married February' 23, 1940 and separated in March, 1951,;: the complaint states. The law firm of Dowell and Dow.ell represents the plaintiff. Dale vs. Dale Blanche Amelia Dale filed a divorce action against Omar Allen Dal£ charging habitiual drunkenness. She also seeks custody of one minor child and asks for alimony for the child's support. The couple married August 27, 1924 and remained together until June; 16, 1951, according to the complaint. ' The plaintiff is represented by attorney John A. Kirk. • TRICKSTER A fox will chase its own tail and cut curious capers in the presence of rabbits that seem entranced by the comedy until a sudden dash by the :,fox changes the scene to tragedy. MT.V. SCOUTS IN NEW MEXICO Mt. Vernon Boy Scouts, pictured above, are participating in a 33-day trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. Thirteen local Scouts of explorer age, along with 16 other boys from the Ambraw-Wabash Council, left June 27. While at Philmont Ranch they will make a "wagon train" trip through the mountains, camping out and fishing. They will be given an opportunity to work on merit badge advancement. A part of the trip will include hiking and travel by mountain burrow. The boys are under the supervision of two senior Scout leaders and Scouter Wilbur Morrison of Lawrenceville. In the picture are: First Row, left to right—William Kelley, Larry Jones, Jack Hayes, Tommy Snider, Charles Loehr, Kim Rawlinson. Back Row, left to right—Robert Anthis, Walter Kent, Eddie and Carl Mo Pherson, Gordon Fore, Dick Grey of Salem, Ken Johnson and Milton Tobin. SHOOTING CONTINUES IN KOREA (Continuaa tr»m Pag* On«> or jeep drivers. If they travel by road they will go in three jeeps, each flying a white flag. Dewey Might Attend There was some speculation in Tokyo that New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey might be included in the final armistice negotiations. He spent several hours talking with General Ridgway Thursday. They met shortly after the U. N. Commander agreed to a preliminary meeting Sunday instead of today as he had proposed. Envoys Leave 5 P. M. Saturday By Associated Press TOKYO, Friday, July 6.—Subject to Red assurances of safe conduct, Allied emissaries to make the preliminary arrangements for a cease-fire conference will leave Kimpo Airfield for Kaesong at 9 a. m. Sunday (5 p. m., Saturday CST). , The distance is only 30 miles by air, slightly farther by jeep, which will be used in the event of bad weather. Allied military authorities have announced that a single pooled dispatch for all correspondents will be permitted on the departure. Correspondents and photographers will not be permitted to go to the Kaesong area nor to interview the liaison officers or pilots. Correspondents will be able to file other stories from Seoul as usual, the Eighth Army has ruled. A jet aircraft courier service ^is to be established from Korea \o Tokyo, but the Army has not disclosed when or in what manner information on the conference will '/become available. TRICKY TONGUE Although Chinese is spoken by more people than any other language, the dialeccts are no different that northern and southern Chinese cannot understand each other. A-1 USED CARS SPECIAL 1950 FORD BUS. CPE. 6 CYL Heater $1099 SPECIAL 1946 FORD CLUB COUPE Radio, heater, beautiful blue finish. $695 OTHER BARGAINS 1950 FORD CUSTOM 8 CYL. TUDOR —Overdrive, heater, '• seat covers, spotlight, side view mirrors, beautiful black finish. An exceptionally clean one owner car. 1950 FORD CUSTOM 8 CYL. TUDOR — Overdrive, radio, heater, white side wall tires, low mileage. 1949 FORD CUSTOM TUDOR > 8 CYL. —Radio, heater, low mileage." 1950 STUDEBAKER CHAMPION— Overdrive, radio, heater, seat covers, low mileage. 1950 FORD CUSTOM 8 CYL. TUDOR— Radio, heater, seat covers, beautiful green finish. 1949 CHRYSLER 4 DR. WINDSOR— Fluid drive, radio, heater, custom interior, low mileage. 1949 CHRYSLER 4 DR. SARATOGA — Radio, seat covers, i white side wall tires. 1950 FORD DELUXE 6 CYL. TUDOR —Heater, good rubber. 1950 CHEVROLET 4 DR. DELUXE— Radio, heater, overdrive, * white side wall tires,- beautiful 2 tone green finish. 1941 CHEVROLET 4 DOOR 1941 CHEVROLET 2 DOOR }941 FORD TUDOR |942 HUDSON 4 DOOR A LL OF OUR LATE MODEL USED CARS CARRY OUR ; 50-50 80-DAY GUARANTEE ' R LIBERAL ALLOWANCE ON YOUR TRADE-IN , HOLMAN MOTOR CO. P mo. Your Friendly Ford Dealer ill - —. 15 N. 16th Strut Phone 266 Hold Observance At Revolutionary War Hero's Grave An impressive Independence Day ceremony was held yesterday morning at the grave of a Revolutionary War soldier in Old Union cemetery. The observance was sponsored by Joel Pace Chapter, D. A. R. and Jefferson Post 141, American Legion at the grave of William Tong. Short talks were made by Legion and D. A. R. officials and the principal address was given by Rev. Andrew Caraker, First Baptist church pastor. The Salute to the Dead, by the Legion firing squad, and playing "Taps" concluded me program. Collect $1,629 In Police Court Fines in Month Fines collected in the court of W. O. Page, acting police magistrate of Mt. Vernon, totaled $1,629.30 during the month of June. The collection was the largest from fines in any nirnth in the last two years. The records of Mr. Page show that 62 persons arrested by Mt. Vernon police officers in the 30- day period were fined in his court. The fines ranged from $5.00 to $151.40, the police magistrate's report shows. EXCAVATING BULLDOZER AND TRUCKS Land clearing, pond and basement work. All kinds of dirt work. Now is the time to dig those ponds and do your clearing. SHAMROCK TRACTOR SERVICE — Phones 1644 — 2913-W — 2310 — 3484-VV. THE CHINA DOLL Restaurant CHINESE and AMERICAN Style • • TANTALIZING Chinese DINNERS 904 MAIN Air Conditioned CALL 72 To Place "Carry-Out" Orders • Chop Suey Chow Meln 90 Plain Chop Suey 75 Plain Chow Meln 1.0© Subgum Chop Suey 1.10 Chicken Chop Suey or Chow Meln 1.25 Chicken Chow Mein With White Mushrooms 1.60 Special China Doll Chop Suey .' 1.75 Shrimp Subgum Chop Suey 1.45 Egg Foyaung .75 Serving From 4 p.m. Until 11:30 p.m. .. i— . * Sesser Man Killed At Valier Mine By Associated Press VALIER, 111., July 5. — Olen Veach, 58, of Sesser, 111., was killed today beneath a coasting railroad car at the Valier Coal Co. mine. Veach, employed in installation of a coal prepartion plant, was riding the car but slipped. He was dragged under the car about 80 feet. The mine, idle since 1949, will be taken- over by Old Ben Coal Corporation when the preparation plant is completed. Veach's wife and a married daughter survive. 7-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Pond By Associated Press LAWRENCEVILLE, 111., July 5. — Seven-year-old Gerald Wayne Miller drowned in a small Lawrence county farm pond yesterday. He was playing with five children, only one of whom could swim. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Miller, living seven miles northwest of Lawrenceville. A coroner's jury last night held the drowning was accidental. No August Clinic; Next on July 31 The next cancer diagnostic clinic at Good Samaritan Hospital will be held during the morning of Tuesday. July 31. It will mark the second such clinic here in July. There will be no clinic in August. At the Clinic held Tuesday of this week there were 28 patients, including 12 new and 16-follow-up patients. Conducting the clinic were four physicians and seven volunteer workers. Patients were from the following towns—Centralia 8, Salem 5, Mt. Vernon 3, Dahlgren 2. Bonnie 2, Ashley 2 and one each from Wayne City, Patoka, Zeigler, Bluford, Golden Gate and Waltonville. Need Dry Weather For Wheat Crop By Associated Press NASHVILLE, 111., July 5.—Unless there's a few days of dry weather Washington county farmers face a loss on their wheat crop, the Huegely grain elevator reported today. A government farm agency said the county has 82,000 acres of wheat, making it one of the top wheat producing counties in Illinois. J. W. Huegely said there was a prospect of an average yield of 20 bushels an acre. He termed early wheat of good quality, testing 59-60 pounds a bushel. WALTONVILLE MRS. GILBERT N. SULCER Cor. Mrs. Edith Ragsdale and Mrs. Jessie Baldridge of Ashley were visitors here Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Rich Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Davis, and Mrs. Stella Newell spent Sunday visiting relatives in Kinmundy. Nancy Hertenstein of Mt. Vernon has been visiting for a few days with her great grandmother, Mrs. Cora Hartley. Mrs. Vada Hamlin, Mrs. Bernadine Johnson, and Mrs. Lilian Norris were visitors in Mt. Vernon Wednesday. The Universalist Church held an ice cream supper Friday evening in the church basement. Mrs. Jessie Baldridge and sons, and Mrs. Edith Ragsdale of Ashley, Mrs. Faye Sulcer and son, and Mrs. Arietta Sulcer enjoyed a picnic Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Ermi Hamlin and son, Michael, Mrs. Garnet Ellison, and Joe Hamlin spent Sunday visiting in Cairo. A son, David Ernest was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stelmar of Scheller June 19th. Mrs. Stelmar is the former Janice Les. Mrs. Bertha Shepherd visited at Akin over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hall and daughter, Beverly Kay, of Waltonville, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Newell and son, Kent, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Tolley, of Mt. Vernon, visited at St. Louis zoo, Sunday. Sgt. Donald Atkins of Selfridge, Mich, is home on a three day leave. CAFE Phone 463 MCLAUGHLIN'S 2403 Broadway SPECIAL Thursday - Friday - Saturday & Sunday CHICKEN IN A BASKET Only (At McLaughlin's Cafe Only) 2 pieces of golden brown fried chicken served in a basket with gobs of french fried potatoes and a toasted bun. A Meal In Itself PLENTY OF PARKING SPACE July me cilkesses DRASTIC REDUCTIONS ON ALL SUMMER DRESSES $5 . $7. $1Q ALSO CLEARANCE ON • SUITS • SPORTSWEAR • PURSES • SWIM SUITS AND PLAYCLOTHES. ALL SALES FINAL SHOP NellielSeckham Of Waltonville Dies at Age 45 Mrs. Nellie Pearl Rookham, 45, of Waltonville. died at 1L>:15 p. m. yesterday at l.Vaconnoss Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. The hody will be Uken to the family home, three miles oast of Waltonville, where friends may call at any time after 10 a. m. Friday. Funeral arrangements were incomplete. Mrs. Beckham was born November 3, 1905 in Lewistown, 111., the daughter of John and Augusta Grigsby. She was married to Newman Beckham, who survives. Mrs. Beckham was a member of the Elk Prairie Christian church. Besides her husband, she is survived by six sons, Bun-ell of Paris, Mo., Clyde of Bonnie, Kenneth of Wood River, Keith of Waltonville and Charles and Arthur Ray, at home; three daughters, Margaret Fairchild of Waltonville and Shirley and Ruth, at home; four brothers, Burley Grigsby of Hanna City and Curtis " Grigsby of Forrestson, 111.; eight sisters, Josephine Strode. Jessie Pascol and Katherine Eskridgo of Lewistown, 111., Charlotte Farris and Elizabeth Bennett of Canton, 111., Maxine Gibbs of Pana, 111., Cleo Brown of London Mills and Alladene Edwards of Peoria. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Frank Porter, Fairfield, are the parents of a son, born at Jefferson Memorial Hospital this morning at 8:42 o'clock. The little liny, who weighs seven pounds 4 l -> ounces, has not been named. Mr. and Mrs. William M. Schelosky, of 1114 Oakland ave. are the parents of a daughter, horn yesterday afternoon at Good Samaritan Hospital. The baby weighs five pounds and one-half ounce, and has not been named. Mr. and Mrs. Harold B. Frick of Waltonville are the parents of a son, Robert Eugene, horn yesterday afternoon at Good Samaritan Hospital. He weighs eight pounds six ounces. AIRPORT NEWS Ed and Nade Peters flew here from Chicago to visit Dr. and Mrs. A. J. Peters in this city. Carl Edmison and Dan Rush flew to St. Louis today. For A Happier Tomorrow ... INSURE WITH SUNWAY TODAY All Types of Insurance Coverage Phone 1558 Leaving Town MUST SELL Antique walnut stand table, antique dining tabie, seating eight, antique walnut backed sofa, 4 matching antique Hitchcock chairs, cane seats, Duncan phyfe coffee table, 3'.. year old Bendix automatic washer, antique Haviland and hand painted plates. Mrs. Hamilton Rodgers 1722 Oakland Phone 2931 Final Free Acts At Vets Reunion At 8:00 Tonight The final free act program of the annual Veterans Reunion at the Mt. Vernon city park will be staged at 8:00 o'clock tonight. Tonight's program will be the Sidney Belmont Revue, featuring an aerial act, a trained dog act and a performing chimpanzee. Joe Boyle, chairman of the Reunion Commission, said that tonight's show will be a cpmplete change from the free acts previously presented this week. He announced that a special matinee for the children, with reduced prices, will be held at the reunion Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 6:00 p. m. The reunion will continue nightly through Saturday. HOSPITAL NOTES GOOD SAMARITAN Admitted: Mrs. Lula Parsons: Mrs. Theda Scott, Bonnie; Fred Clark, Woodlawn. Discharged: Mrs. Evelyn Borden; Arthur W. Pemberton; Master Michael Varner, colored; Mrs. Ruby Chapman and infant son, Ricky Eugene. JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Admitted: Mrs. Feme Porter, Fairfield; Mrs. Mae Hopkins, Maywood; Mrs, Rosa Sharp, Keenes; Mrs. Lois Firebaugh; Bob Higgins, Bluford. Discharged: Mrs. Peggy Clenenger and infant son, David Alan, Fairfield; Mrs. Velma Jean Geist and infant daughter, Mary Elizabeth, Dahlgren; James Albert Stratton; Chester McKenzie; Mrs. Mary E. Walden, Dahlgren; Tony Pitchford. Envoy Who Visited 1 South Illinois Dies By Associated Prtit GREENOCK, Scotland, July 5 —Lord Inverchapel, former A m " bassador to the United States and one of Britain's top diplomats, died here today. He was 69. Known while he held the Washington position as Sir Archibald Clark Kerr, Lord Inverchapel also served as Ambassador to Russia and China during World War II. By Associated Prill HERRIN, 111., July 5 — The late Lord Inverchapel visited southern Illinois in 1947. As British Ambassador to Washington, he accepted an invitation from ex-royal Canadian Airforce pilot Dwayne Linton of Herrin to speak. He compared the economic coal situation of southern Illinois to South Wales, and urged southern Illinois to. step up its campaign to bring diversified industries to the area. He addressed Rotarians of Herrin, Johnston City and Marion. Arrest 12-Year-Old For Stealing Bike Mt. Vernon police arrested a 12-year-bld boy late Tuesday after a bicycle was stolen from in front of the Plaza Theatre. No charge had been filed in the case, officers said. By SIGHT OR SMELL Some ants, foraging for food, find their way back home by sight, while other varieties of these insects guide themselves homeward by their sense of smell. FRED PATTERSON CITY SERVICE 301 So. 10th St. Starting July 7th 9 A. M. to 5 P. M. One Qt. of 35c Oil Given With Every 10 Gallons of Gas. [ Mr. and Mr§. Melvin ftfassebrock sell their new home which to almost completed In North Highland Addition for a hoias te Mr. and Mrs. Miles Johnson of Beloit, Wisconsin. Mr. Husebrocfc, local building contractor who has specialized in building more distinctive and liveable homes in the moderate class price range stated that the publio interest and acceptance of this addition was tremendously amazing due to the 100 -foot black top frontage and the high ground of this addition, both of these features being the exclusive contributinf factors of pleasurable suburban living. Mr. Johnson is the local Appraiser and Loan Representative ml the Prudential Life Insurance Company of America for the Southern Illinois area. This home is a combination stone, and frame with 8 rooms and a double garage. It is a contribution of beauty and better living. This sale was affected through the real estate firm of Virgil T. Bailey, Inc. WEEK SPECIALS! Mt. Vernon is planning one of the biggest and best Fairs in their history starting next week. They will have many added attractions that will add to its interest. The S. R. Ventress Motor Co. will have many Fair Week specials, so plan to attend the Fair in a more than Fair deal from our large selection of fine one owner used cars. FAIR WEEK SPECIAL 1950 FORD 8-CYLINDER DELUXE TUDOR Radio, heater, 15,000 miles. Only $1345 FAIR WEEK SPECIAL 1949 PLYMOUTH SPEC. DELUXE SEDAN Heater, 23,000 miles, green finish. Only $1095 FAIR WEEK SPECIAL 1949 MERCURY CONVERTIBLE Radio, heater, overdrive, yellow with light top. Only $1345 1950 1950 1948 1948 1918 1950 1947 1941 ROI FORD CUSTOM 8 TUDOR $1445 Heater, lowe mileage, black finish. CHEVROLET V* TON PICKUP $1095 .18,000 miles, very clean CHEVROLET FLEETL INE SEDAN $995 Chicago car, exceptionally nice. OLDSMOBILE 66 CLUB SEDAN $1145 Radio, heater, Hydra-matic, two- tone paint, white tires. CHEVROLET FLEETMAS- TER CLUB COUPE $ 995 Maroon finish, lowe mileage. OLDSMOBILE 76 SEDAN $1695 Hydra-matic, 14,000 miles. CHEVROLET FLEETLINE •> DOOR $ 995 Heater, lots of extras. 1947 FORD TUDOR $ 845 Grey finish, radio, heater. 1948 BU1CK R. M. SEDAN $1195 Radio, heater. 1946 BUICK SUPER SEDAN $ 845 Radio, heater, very clean. 1946 FORD 8 CYL TUDOR $ 795 Very clean, blue finish. 1946 DESOTO SEDAN $ 795 Heater, green finish, white tires. 1941 FORD CONVERTIBLE $ 545 Radio, heater, Mercury motor, Hollywood top, very clean. 1946 OLDSMOBILE 76 SEDAN $ 745 Heater, black finish. Bargain. 1941 CADILLAC 61 SEDAN $ 745 Radio, heater, Hydra-matic. Cleaner than most '49's. LESS THAN $300 FORD, 1941 OLDSMOBILE (2 to choose from), 1931 CHEVROLET, 1937 CHEVET, 1930 BUICK, 1940 FORD, 1940 DODGE Vi ton PANEL, 1986 OLDS, 193S PONTIAC. SHOP, COMPARE CARS, PRICES AND DEALS Complete Financing BUY FOR LESS AND BANK THE REST . VENTRESS 505 S. 10th Street — Phone 4685 MOTOR CO. WE SELL CARS FOR LESS THAN WHAT THEY ARE WORTH

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