Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on July 7, 1951 · Page 3
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, July 7, 1951
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SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1951 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS 1 —i BLUFORD MAI WARRCN, C«rr««p«nd«n« Mr. and. Mrs. Gene Roby visited friends and* relatives here over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Retten- mund of Black Earth, Wis., have returned home after spending the past week with Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Friend. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wismewski of Fairfield, 111. spent the weekend with her father, J. H. Thomas. Miss Dee Ann Martin of Kirkwood, Mo. is visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Staley. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Shields of Rockford are visiting relatives here this week. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pierce of the Waltonville road visited Tuesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. John Curtis. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Swartzlander visited his brother in Centralia Sunday night. Little Janet Marie Minor spent the week end with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Woodworth. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Davis and children of Carmi spent Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Ashby and Mrs. Erma Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Snodsmith of Manteno visited last week with Mr. and Mrs. E. R.. Staley and Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Sanders. Miss Louise Woodworth of Normal, 111. is spending her vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Woodworth. Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Bell were business visitors in St. Louis Friday. Mrs. Beulah Ashby and Lowell Pepple spent the week end in Chicago with Mr. and Mrs. Noel Esmon. They were accomoanied home by Chas. Thomas Esmon, who is visiting this week with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Williams Jr. of Rockford, 111. are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Williams and other relatives. George Frye spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. John Curtis and John Bean. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Pepple spent Sunday in Mt. Vernon visiting with* .Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pepple and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jacobson. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Carroll and sons Ross Gene and Larry are visiting relatives in Iowa. They will attend the Rudd reunion at Ft. Madison, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Pepple and children spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Carroll. Homer Dagg spent Sunday evening with his aunt, Mrs. John Curtiss. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vanatta visited Thursday with friends in Belle Rive. Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Williams were Mrs. Myrtle Highsmith, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Snodsmith and children of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Grace Brookman of Rockford, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Harold Williams and children of Carmi and Harry Livesay of Bluford. Mrs. Elmo Karraker left Wednesday to visit her parents in Ullin, III. Mrs. Eddie Swartzlander of Centralia and Mrs. Opal Swartzlander spent Friday morning with Mr. and Mrs. John Curtiss. Maxine Allen and Leslie Gregory of Hammond, Ind. are spending this week with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Woodworth. LOVE FINDS A WAY— Four-year-old Judy Ann Goral, of Cleveland, Ohio, loves her Grandpa. He's her pal and has spent most of his leisure time building her a swing, a playhouse, a merry-go- round and she has forgotten how many toys. So, when he had to go to the hospital on the eve ol his 62d birthday, Judy was upset. She tried many times to visit him, but hei age barred her. Finally she went home and, with an assist from her mother, worked out her inspiration. With it she rushed back to the hospital and, as seen at right, was able to wish him a happy birthday after all. Looking down at her from the hospital-room window Grandpa said. "That 's my girl.'* Auctioneer T. B. RUSSELL Mt Varnen. 111. SALE BARN, Every Monday Furnitur* — Farm —or— Lund — Satisfaction Guaranteed — All Salei broadcast ever WMIX 'Phones Hoyaltan 17-0 Day — Mt. V MidwaU Seed Co. 127 Ni|ht — Mt V. C W Wa.te Raa. 1948-W. 7 MINERS KILLED By Associated Press HETTON-LE-H'^LE, Eng., July 6. -Seven coal rriners were killed and two injured in an explosion at Eppleton Colliery early today. About 600 other miners escaped the blast, which early reports said may have been caused by accumulated gases. IN RED SHUFFLE— Gen. Nieh Yung-chen, above, has replaced Gen. Lin Piao as chief of staff of Chinese armies in Korea, according to a Formosan newspaper. Gen. Nieh also was reported to have taken personal command of the Chinese Fourth Field Army. TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH Eleventh and Harrison Sts. Schedule of Services for the Months of July and August 10:00 A. M.—Holy Eucharist and Address 10:00 A. M.—Nursery School BELLE RIVE PEARL HORTON, CorresaMdent Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Ferguson and family of Wings, Ky., and Mrs. Lucille Johnston of Water Valley, Ky. spent Sunday with their mother, Mrs. Laura Ferguson and other members of the family. Mr. and Mrs. Robert "Bob" Allen returned home after a week visit with their son, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Allen of Evansvllle. They also attended the wedding of their granddaughter, Alice Ri.h; also Mr. and Mrs. Ted Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hampton and daughtei Sue and Mrs. Katherine Bolen. The Aliens use to live in Belle Rive several years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Drew and son of Carbondale, Mrs. Judy Jones and son, Mr. and Mrs. D. Clark and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cockrum, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kerher and family, Mr. and Mrs. Audra Hughey anr 1 . family and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Overby and daughter all spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Oathout and sons. Mrs. Cecil Wilkey and sons of Mt. Vernon spent Tuesday with hei sister, Mrs. Duffie Pace and son. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Esmon spent Sunday in Mt. Vernon with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Evan Smith visited Sunday with relatives in Benton. Mrs. Iva Butts of Detroit, Mich is visiting hei brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Campbell. Mr. and Mrs. Fran! Grimes Baker of Mt. Vernon visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Baker. Mrs. Dottie Parfitt spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Duffie Pace and son. Mrs. Frank Chaney and Mrs. H. B. McMicken shopped in Mt. Vernon Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Brooker of Sibly, Illinois spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs Bob Tarr. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ray Gowler and daughter, Brenda Kay of Searcy, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. Guy Gowler and Margaret Ann of Pa- ducah, Kentucky spent the week end with Mrs. Mag Cross, Mrs. Nora Sanders and Miss Rena Scrivner. Mr. and Mrs. John Winn of Marion, 111. spent Sunday with their brother, Frank Cuby Winn and family. Mr.- and Mrs. Dale Wright and daughter of Decatur are visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Evan Smith; • Mr. and Mrs. Barni' Travelstead and Mrs. Maud All. all of St. Louis visited Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jones. Mr. and Mrs. George Orrick of his parents, Mr. aist Mnv Orrick. Mrs. Lin* Smith took dinner with Mr, and Mm, Che* Horton. Mrs. Lizzie DeWitt and daughter of Mt. Vernon- vtslted_3und*y Michigan City, Ind. are visiting evening with Mrs. Cora Smith. SOMETHIK3 NEW L. & N. DRIVE-INN 0 "* 0 "" Featuring ... 1. Our Famous Hot! Veal Sandwich 2. Hamburger 3. Bonnie Beef OF LAN CAFE 4. Bar-B-Q 5. Baked Ham 6. Coney Island Hot Dog Malts, Shakes, Ice Cream or Sherbet Cones, Root Beer, Pepsi, Coke, Juicy Orange Also counter service for your convenience so long as repair work does not interfere. 6 A. M. to Midnite W. F. HICKS 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. Looking For a Good Place to Go? ATTEND THE MT. VERNON Youth FOR Christ RALLY Saturday, July 7th, 7:45 p.m. PARK AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH . SPEAKER REV. PAUL RAGSDALE Mounds, Illinois . •••• Special Music— You Are Invited FOR SALE MON.—TUES.—WED. One Minute gas washing machine, Briggs & Strattan motor. 75 lb. porcelain ice refrigerator. Perfection S burner cabinet oil range. 3 piece wicker living room suite, sofa, chair, rocker. Heatrola, with new fire bowl- Porcelain top kitchen table with drawer. 25 bu. good white oats. 5 MI. DUE EAST OF DAHLGREN ON,GRAVEL ROAD ROBERT RAWLS ^miiiiiiiiiiiiif mil IUIIIIII tiiiiitiMiiiittiiiiiiitiiiuiiif inif f f tiif •fiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiMf urn mil tniiiMiiiiriiiiiiiii IL^ ANNOUNCING... THE OPENING OF MY OFFICE FOR THE 1 I PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY | I AT 111 1/ 2 SOUTH TENTH STREET OVER 1 I WALGREEN DRUG STORE. | § x Office Hours—9:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 5:00 1 I AND BY APPOINTMENT — 'PHONE 3556. | I R. A. ALEXANDER, M. D. | ^niiiititui ii nit i ••• i iif 11 iiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiitfiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiitiiiiiitiiiiiiifiiiiiriiiitittiiiiiifiiiiiiriiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiin ATTENTION VETERANS You May Still Sign For G. I. Training Up Until July 25. This Is The Absolute Deadline, So Do It Now. MT. VERNON FLYING SERVICE Fairfield Road Phone 2929 ^| When You Purchase an Insurance Policy You Expect Two Things: t PROTECTION and SERVICE 4 We GIVE You BOTH! PROTECTION In old line Stork insurance companies who have a capital set up for vour security. SERVICE which is the principle on whtcn our present and future business is dedicated, rms is WHY WE SAY— BE SUREi:::)INSURE with JOHNSON* ESTES INSURANCE AGENCY O ALL FORMS of INSURANCE • 601 South 10th St., on Virginia Ave,, 'Phone 3502 THE IRST NATIONAL BANK OF MT. VERNON "YOUR BANK of FRIENDLY SERVICE" STATEMENT of CONDITION At the Close of Business June 30,1951 RESOURCES Cosh and Due From Banks $2,029,012.17 U. S. Government Bonds 3,078,524.68 Total Cash and U. S. Government Bonds ...... $5,107,536.85 Loans and Discounts 2,779,482.69 Municipal Bonds and Warrants 928,222.63 Other Bonds 25,053.40 Stock in Federal Reserve Bank 12,750.00 Banking House 40,890.38 Furniture and Fixtures 35,475.16 Interest Accrued and Unpaid 16,241.26 Prepaid Expenses 18,111.63 Other Assets 87,710.16 Total Resources $9,051,474.16 LIABILITIES Capital Stock $ 200,000.00 Surplus 250,000.00 Reserve for Contingencies 100,000.00 Undivided Profits 37,342.02 Total Capital Accounts $, 587,342.02 Unearned Discount 22,538.09 Interest, Taxes, Expenses Accrued and Unpaid — 14,404.38 Deposits r. 8,427,189.67 Total Liabilities $9,051,474.16 OFFICERS GUY A. WOOD Chairman of the Board CHARLES C. CROUP President MARLIN RICH Vice. Pres. LESTER E. STARR Vice Pres. BEN BULLOCK Ass't Vice Pres. LACEY PAYNE Cashier MARY PARSONS Ass't. Cashier MABEL EWING Ass't. Cashier HARRY WILLIAMSON Ass't. Cashier CHARLES C. CROUP President First National Bank C. E. BREHM Oil Producer J. EDWIN RACKAWAY Sec'y-Treas. and Editor Mt. Vernon Register-Newt LESTER E. STARR President Starr Bros. Creamery Co. HAROLD A. MYERS Partner Myers Funeral Service FIRST IN SIZE FIRST MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM DIRECTORS CHARLES J. DeWTTT President Jefferson Lumber Company JOHN A. KIRK Attorney-at-Law MARLIN RICH, Vice-President First National Bank CHARLES S. WARD Vice-President Nelsen Concrete Culvert Co. HAROLD G. WATSON Owner Hotel Emmerson IN SERVICE MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT MAURICE DeWITT Attorney-at-Law M. JACK MITCHELL OU Producer CARL SCHWEINFURTH President Bit. Vernon Furnace * Mfjr. Oa> GEORGE F. M. WARD President Mammoth Department Store GUY A. WOOD President, Kins; City Federal Savings and Loan Assoetetka INSURANCE CORPORATION,

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