Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on July 7, 1951 · Page 4
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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THE REGISTER NEWS — MT VERNON, ILLINOIS MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEW^ (DAILX EZOBK1 SUMDAV) MT TEBNOJ1 NEWS ESTABLISHED 1871 MT YE&NOH BEG1STEH ESTABLISHED 1S8S . .CON SOUDATED SEPTEMBER 28. 1980 EDWIN BACKAWAT o. t CHuttvaoa — OR .1AN M ETC ALT O. L SHEHOAJt Edltoi -Business Mana«ei .. Mew* Editoi -Plant Superintendent MEMBEK Of THM ASSOCIATED PttESS—• The AseocUtod Preaa tt eaeluelvalj en titlec Jo the QN foi the publication of ail •ewi credited to It o> not otherwise credit •d In this paper wad eJeo the local news published therein Entered a» Second Claw matter for (ran*- portatlon through the nails at the Post Office at Mount Vernoa, Illinois, under the •ct of March 3. 1878. SUBSCIMPTJON HATES Subscriptions must be paid to ad ranee— By mail lelferson count} and ad Joining counties per jreai 0 mos $3 75 S tnoa S3 26 I mo By mall outside lettenoa and ad- Joining counties within 25U mileei reai 38 00 6 mo» $5 00 8 rooa $3.25 pei einglr month Outstdf 250 miles, reai SO.00 fl mot to 76; S mat S3 75' one mon h Delivered by carrier in city per week M »6 00 1.00 I.J6 1J»0 Theyll Do It Every Time . By Jimmy Hatlo Wfh THE STEP THAT TOOK TEN YEARS* T -H-O MASTER, /AND THE AUDIENCE JUST STS Oti ITS COLLECTIVE HANDS-~ HEN GO INTO SOME TRIVIAL, C^NV BUCK-AND-WING, AND THE CCMES TOWN —' A Thought For Today Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars hill, and said, Ve men of Athens, I perceive that In all things ye are too superstitious—Acts 17:22. * • • * There is but one thing that can free a man- from superstition, and that is' belief. All history proves it. The most skeptical have ever been the most credulous.—MacDonald. FIRM HANDLING CAN MAKE RUSSIA PUT UP OR SHUT UP ON PEACE BID T HE RUSSIAN PEACE PROPOSAL offers hope to the millions ot people who would like to see an end to the fighting and something approximately real peace established in this war-weary world., Or does it? It is an honest attempt to negotiate at last a dispute that has already claimed thousands of lives and cost billions of dollars in war expense and destruction of property ? Or is it another crafty Kremlin trick to lull the U. S. and its UN Allies into a feeling of false optimism ? Is it a trick to split the Allies by causing dissention among them over the actual peace terms? * * * T HOSE QUESTION'S HAVE TO BE ASKED by any sensible person because of Russia 's long record of diplomatic duplicity, double' crossing and shameless dishonesty in her international dealings. They have to be asked despite UN Secretary-General Trygve Lie's assurance that the Soviets' motives are sincere and their off-hand peace big should be taken seriously. They have to be asked because a wise man always reaches for a grain of salt when listening to pious utterances from a known liar. So while Mr. Malik 's gambit offers hope to some, it also confronts president Truman, the State Department and their opposite numbers among our UN Allies with a keen challenge. It is a challenge to their judgment and their ability to come through when the chips are down in an international poker game in which one player has no compunction about using a marked deck and hiding a few aces up his sleeve. • • • B Y THEIR HANDLING OF THE SITUATION the President and his advisers have a chance to redeem themselves with many citizens throughout the country who feel that Truman-Acheson and company have demonstrated something less than dynamic leadership in their handling of the whole problem of Communistic expansion in Asia. •\ Because of previous sad experience of those naive enough to take Russian promises at face value, it is only the part of wisdom to retain a healthy skepticism until the Reds' sincerity is proved beyond doubt. But that does not mean that we should lead the UN along the path of intimidity. The burder of proof of sincerity is on Russia. By taking a firm stand with her and refusing to be stampeded by wishful thinking, we can call her hand and make her put her cards on the table. Then perhaps our diplomats will learn that Russia doesn't hold all the trumps they had credited her with. Or that she is just trying to cheat again. i AUDIENCES DIFFER THROUGHOUT THE NATION, FONDA OBSERVES icon IHI. »"<C FEATURES SYXPIOTE W. WOTI.C HCaTS SSSISVID. ARMY TRYING TO TEACH COOKS HOW JO COOK Fancy Food Served in Field (to One Company as Example). 13 OUR MEN IN SERVICE Jack L. Johnson, 20, son of and Mrs. Clifford Johnson of Centralia Road, is stationed Pensacola. Fla. 13 Mr. the at By BOB THOMAS AP Movie Writer HOLLYWOOD, July 7 — Looking at the week's news: Henry Fonda gave out with some interesting observations of U S. play audiences gained from his tour with "Mister Roberts" tiiis year: "It has been a great experience; I wouldn't have missed it for anything. One thing that has amazed me is how audiences will differ in various parts of the country. "We were prepared for San Francisco. Everybody had told us what a great show town it was. But we didn't really expect it to be quite so great. The laughs for the show were as big as anything we ever got in New York. , * * * * "BUT THEN WE CAME TO LOS ANGELES. .What a change Usually we have a few moments to look at the other characters beween laughs. But on opening night in L. A. The laughs were too short for that." The impending Korean truce would catch a number of movie producers with their plots down. The peace would destroy the timeliness of the war films now being rushed to the cameras. But the projects will no doubt continue, since war pictures are generally big box office . . . The trade papers reported sneak previews of two big epics this week. One was "Quo Vadis," which weighed in at a running time of three hours and 15 minutes. The other, "David and Bath- seba," was clocked at two hourr and 24 minutes. JACK JOHNSON Jack enlisted in the Navy in March and took his boot training in San Diego, Calif. He was transferred to Florida in May. He is a graduate of Mt. Vernon township high school, with the class of 1949. His address is: Jack L. Johnson, A. A. XPC Building, 601 Sec. 3, U. S. N. A. S., Pensacola Fla. Approve $3 Hike In Age Pensions By Associated Press WASHINGTON, July 7. — The Senate Finance Committee has approved a compromise plan to increase the federal share of old age assistance payments by S3 a month instead of the §5 voted earlier by the Senate. The plan, approved yesterday, would increase federal payments to the states for old age assistance, aid to dependent children, the blind and the totally disabled by about $140,000,000 annually. It is part of a minor revenue bill which probably will be called up in the Senate again next week. It was returned to the committee for reconsideration after Senator Taft (R-Ohio) objected to the $5 proposal offered by Senator McFarland (D-Ariz.) while operating from the aircraft carrier USS Princeton in Korea. One attack and three fighter squadrons comprise the group which lost 14 pilots in action. In addition to the spectacular aerial torpedo attack against the Hwa- chon Reservoir Dam gates, the group flew 5,960 sorties against the Communists. TODAY IN WASHINGTON By Associated Prass SENATE: In recess until Monday. HOUSE: Adjourned until Monday. Raised Marijuana For His Rheumatism By Associated Press EAST HAMPTON, N. Y., July 7. —John Farrar, 51. says he was cultivating a two-acre plot of marijuana for his rheumatism. Farrar, a gardener, was held yesterday for a Suffolk county grand jury on a charge of cultivating the weed. He told authorities that boiled marijuana makes an excellent liniment for the treatment of rheumatism. Suffolk county officials said Farrar pleaded guilty in 1946 to a similar charge. They said he served six months of an 18-month federal prison term. Pvt. James W. Harris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Harris of 1401 Westcott and husband of the former Fern Anderson of 1911 Cherry, is stationed near Seoul, Korea. Breed of Canine Answer to Previous Puzzle | HORIZONTAL 1 ,1,6 Depicted ' dog, the retriever 12 This ie used ior retrieving game 14 Sanction 15 Blight 116 Tardier 3 Lacerate ' 4 Long meter (ab.) 5 Eli 6 Algonquia- Indian 7 Rowing implement 8 Near 9 Cravat 10 Newts 11 Stains 18 Summer (Fr.) 13 Race course 19 Size of shot circuit 20 Quell 17 Transpose 22 Ocean vessel (ab.) (ab.) " 20 Apostate ; ,23 Hebrew letter 21 Startle 24 Preposition 26 Wolfhound 28 Get up 31 Nostril 32 Ship's bow 33 Protuberance 34 Uncommon 35 Icelandic myth 36 Roman road M 37 Diminutive of Edward * 38 Symbol tor _ selenium v 38 Cerium ?J (symbol) £41 Raise f .47New Zealand |f native fort * 4f Harem ropm I 'll Expunge Mt Small horse iM .Htply \ 1 if ^Tolerate ^•f Small eai •4 Fruits of 27 Disembark 44 It proceeds 29 Painful (music) 30 Widemouthed 45 Peer Gyntt pitcher mother 39 It has a 46 Conduce of crisp, curly 47 Peel hair 48 Eras 40 Town in Texas 50 Snake 23 Pompous show 42 Sidelong look 52 Woody fruit 25 Freebooter 43 Makes 54 Pronoun 26 Handle mistakes 56 Ambary msmk JAMUS HAiUUS Mrs. Harris has received word of his meeting with Pvt. Edward G. Hayse and Sgt. Charles Shoemaker of Mt. Vernon. Pvt. Hayse is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Hayse of 1505 Jones. He is stationed near Inchon, about 30 miles from Pvt. Harris. Sgt. Shoemaker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Shoemaker of the Brownsville Road. He is stationed in Seoul. Both Pvt. Harris and Pvt. Hayse are serving with the Engineers as mechanics. They are both graduates of Mt. Vernon high school with the class of 1947. Prior to his induction on November 28, 1950, Pvt. Harris was employed by the Illinois Power Co. His address is: Pvt. James W. Harris, US 55058946, H. & S. Co., 79th Engr. Const. Bn., A. P. O. 301, c/o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif. Word has been received that Pvt. Joseph L. Mayo, son of Mrs. Herbert Williamson of 1001 south 13th and husband of the former JoAnn Bourland of RFD 1, has arrived in Tokyo, Japan. Pvt. Mayo received his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. At the completion of his: training he received an award as | an outstanding trainee. While en route from Seattle, Wash, to Japan, Pvt. Mayo and anothe rsoldier, Pvt. Homer Campbell, took part in the ship variety show aboard the U. S. N. S. Freeman. His address is: Pvt. Joseph L. Mayo US 55103656, S. E. 1280, A. P. O. 613, c /o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif. Alonzo Morgan, Jr., airman, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Morgan of RFD 1, Mt. Vernon, has returned to the Naval Air Station Alameda, Calif, with Carrier Air Group 19 ,!avhich destroyed 136 enemy concrete and steel bridges C 0 0 l l 0 BT WASHED AIR PI At A TONIGHT - BIG MIDNITE SHOW Tingl 2 - Spine THRILLS! THRILLS! "SHAKE HANDS WITH MURDER . . . with . . . IRIS ADRIAN — FRANK JENKS ing Thrillers CHILLS! CHILLS! SEVEN DOORS TO DEATH" . . . with . . . CHICK CHANDLER — JUNE CLYDE Door Opens 11:00 P. M. — Show Starts 11:30 P. M. Admission 50c to All (Tax Incl.) BY RELMAN MORIN (Associated Press Correspondent on Tour of U. S. Army Ciunps) FORT KNOX, Ky., July 7. — A common G. I. comment on Army rations is that "a man can fight on this chow, but he couldn't live on it." Too often, that is true. In the field, a soldier is frequently too busy to linger lovingly over his can of C-ration. He gulps down the meat and beans, and if he had the forethought to scrounge one, he opens a can of fruit salad, which is thirst-quenching as well as sweet. And that's it. Sometimes it has to be that way. But the day may be near at hand when a G. I. in a foxhole will be getting better food than he could buy at his favorite hash house. That's the Army's present objective. • # * HERE'S AN EXAMPLE: The other day at Fort Knox, a company of infantry was far out in the field, on a training maneuver. For dinner, the men ate braised beef, mashed potatoes,' buttered lima beans, sliced tomatoes, and chilled cateloupe. With it. they were served bread, butter, lemonade and hot coffee. The meal was prepared in the field under conditions that would simulate combat conditions. Seven soldier cooks, with an instructor, Sgt. Lester R. Johnson, of Champaign, 111., did the work. These men are students at the Army food service school. They go through an eight weeks course. About 50 a week are graduated. During that time, they learn more about food than- the average housewife ever suspects. • * * "MORALE," said Capt. Daniel O. Stoudemire, director of the school. "Nine times out of ten when morale is bad in a unit, you can trace it directly to the kind of chow they're getting." He said the ideal Army cook is almost as concerned .with the morale values of food as the way it tastes. They learn all the tricks of cooking in the field, under tents, or with the most primitive equipment, if that should be necessary. In what the Army hopes will be the common situation, rolling field kitchens will approach the lines, and food will go forward from there to the men in thermos-type containers. SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1951 Shoe Firm Cuts Wholesale Prices By Assoclntod Press CHICAGO, July 7. — The Florshcim Shoe Company of Chicago has announced wholesale price reductions of 40 to 90 cents per pair of shoes. A spokesman snid the reduction drops the range of retail prices of Florshoim shoes to $18.95-$22.50 a pair from the former range of S1S.95-524.50 a pair. He declined to comment on the reason for the price cut. Specializing in Farm Sales Furniture and Real Estate at Auctions Sales. Carl Kraatz, Auctioneer Phone 86F12 Ullln or Phone 3411. Mt. Vernon, 111. MT. VERNON Drive-1 11 Theatre Last Times Tonight WEAVER BROS, and ELVIRY SHEPHERD OF THE OZARKS PLUS WHIP WILSON and ANDY CLYDE "FENCE RIDERS" NOTICE Tudor's Tourist* Court and Cafe OPEN 10 Miles West on Route 15 For A Happier Tomorrow.. J INSURE WITH SUNWAY TODAY All Types of Insurance Coverage Phone 1558 M Sh" w b * P 'SonW Frankenstein" FREE TO THoIiE ATTENDING EARLY SHOW Sunday and Monday RORY CALHOUN and JANE NIGH COUNTY FAIR PARK I N 5 ^LIT 'T TIMt 0- PURCHASE t. >. 10. 11. II. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. IB. is. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. *S. 26. 27. 2*. 2». 30. 31. 32. Charter No. 13864—Reserve District No. S REPORT OF CONDITION (OFFICIAL PUBLICATION) THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MOUNT VERNON In (ha Stat* of Illinois, at tht close of business en si una 30th, 1951. (Published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under Section 5211, U. S. Revised Statutes) ASSETS Cash, balance with other banks, including reserve balance, and sash items in process of collection -- $2 ,029 ,012.17 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed 1,0 78,524, gl Obligations of States and political subdivisions 928.222.63 Other bonds, nates, and debentures . 25,053,40 Corporate stocks (including J 1 2,750.00 stock of Federal Reserve. Bank) 12,750.00 Loans and discounts (including $4,763.25 overdrsfti) 2,779,482.69 Bank premises owned $40,890.38, furniture and fixtures $35,475.16 (Bank premises owned are subject to None liens not assumed by bank) 76 ,365 .54 Real estate owned other than bank premises None Investments and other assets Indirectly representing bank premises •r other real estate None Customers liability to this ban!; on acceptances outstanding None Other assets - . 122,063.05 819 Broadwa> — Phone 655-J TOTAL ASSETS $9,051,474.16 LIABILITIES Dtmtni deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations $6,329,931.54 Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 774,797.85 Deposit* of United States Government (including postal savings) 359,358,18 Deposits of States and political subdivisions . 811,203.02 Deposits of banks ; 61,150.72 Other deposits (certified end casher's cheeks etc.) 90,748.36 TOTAL DEPOSITS .$8,427,189.87 Bills payable, rediscounts, and other liabilities tor Borrowed money None Mortgages or other liens, None on bank premises end None on other real estate None Acceptences executed by or for account of this bank and outstanding None Other liabilities . 36,942.47 TOTAL LIABILITIES „ $8,464,132.14 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital Stock: (a) Class A preferred, total par None, retirable value None. (Rate of dividends on retirable value Is Nona %) — (b) Class B preferred, total par None, retirable value Nona. (Rate of dividend* on retirable value Is Nona %) (e) Common stock, total par $200,000.00 Surplus „ .— Undivided profits _ . Reserves (and retirement account for preferred stock) ...— V S 200,000.00 250,000.00 37,342.02 100,000.00 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 887,342.02 • , • TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $9,051,474.16 MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes $1,140,000.00 Ca) Loans as shown above are after deduction of reserves of Nona (b) Securities as shown above are after deduction of reserves ef None STATE OF ILLINOIS, COUNTY OF JEFFERSON—as: I, Lasey Payne, cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement la true to the best of my knowledge and belief. LACEY PAYNE, Cashier. Correct Attest: GUY A, WOOD. G, F. M. WARD, C. S. WARD, Director*, Sworn ba and subscribed before me Mtta S »h day of July, 1SS1. <*EA\l) BOYCE HUSON, Notary PirWra, Fox Theatres c t". yous From 2 p. m. »l& CONDITIONED FOR TOUR COMFORT •3 RAN ADA * Starts Sunday * AIR CONDITIONED FOR TOUR COMFORT STADIUM * Now Showing * [JANIS CARTER MTU THOMPSON •A COIUMIM rKTuec ENDS TODAY— t , ROD CAMERON —in— "CAVALRY SCOUT" T Stephen (ail Alex KM LOW • P»jt CASTUCttarfes DRAKE • M «i Show 2:52, 5:02, 7:12, 9:22 * Starts Sunday * 2 — TERRIFIC HITS! CLIFTON fO JBANNK MVRfiA MBB1CRAINL0Y * 2p. mnm»m COLOR „, .^ Edgar Buchinifi PLUS • 2nd HIT— •tarring Richard TRAVIS^ Sheila RYAN •ENDS TODAY- "FATHER TAKES THE AIR" —and— "SILVER CANYON"

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