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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS MONDAY, JULY 9, 1951 j|!MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS ?'.» r-* • .... to .;• (DAJLY EXCZPT SUNDAY) MT. VERMOH MEWS ESTABLISHED 1871 MT VEBMOM REGISTEH ESTABLISHED 1882 CONSOLIDATED SEPTEMBER 28. 1820 EDWIN RACSAWAT 0. i THOMPSON _ ORIAN MKTCAXT — O. U SUEHOEN -^-.Editor „_Bu9ttiess Maoater Mews Editor Plant Superintendent MEMBER Of THE ASSOCIATED PRESS— Th. Associated Pres. U exclustT.lj en titled to th* ON (or th» publication ol all afws credited to It or not otherwise credit* jjif In tblt paper and alio th* local news published therein. Entered a* Second C!a *t matter for transportation through the malls at the Post Orifice at Mount Vernon, Illinois, under the a «t ol March 3. 1879. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Subscription* must be paid to adrance— By m.Til. Jeilersoo count; and ad loinln* counties per year $0.00 0 mos $3.75; 8 m« $2.26 1 mo. 1.00 By mall outside Jefferson and adjoining countief within 260 miles: /ear S8 00 6 mot $5 00: 3 not $3.25 per singl* month Outdid* 260 miles, rear $9.00: 6 mos S5 78: 3 mos S3 76: on* month Delivered by carrier I P city per week . . 1J( 1.50 JA pa:-- A Thought For Today I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.—Psalms 119:93. ^ Precepts are the rules by which we ought to square our lives.- EDITORIAL Theyll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo BfME RESORT TOWM OF STiMSAREE BEACH IS PRACnCALiy DEAD FROM EARLY SEPTEMBER TO • ABOUT MAY*?-*' _ WHEN DO TVIE TOWN FATHERS OS UP THE STREETS ? VfiMAlL JULY/AMD AUGUST, OF COURSE"M ANX TO uenoyc. SMNOMX, »S4 XMXAH QunNUAME, 1 \M OATIS TRIAL IS TYRANT'S TACTIC TO QUIET HIS RESTIVE SUBJECTS I N PRAGUE, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, a familiar drama was recently reenacted. The Communists "tried" an outsider from the western EWorld on grounds of "espionage." The only difference this time is that •the victim is an American newspaper reporter. He was sentenced to i; 10 years' imprisonment. Bespectacled William N., Oatis, Associated Press correspondent in Prague, gave the groveling confession which is standard operating procedure in these Communist courtroom circuses. He. said he was a spv and that three other western reporters who formerly worked in Prague .. a*lso had engaged in espionage. Somehow, he managed to deny that he took over a "spy network" when he became A. P. bureau chief in Prague. But he testified that he carried on his spying on orders from his superiors in London and ; New York arid "under the influence of some western diplomats." I T IS, OF COURSE, EASY for the Communists in Czechoslovakia or any other Iron Curtain nation to allege espionage. The gathering "of any information, however harmless, can be fitted, for example, into -the broad Czech definition of spying. Reporters thus would be especially choice" prey. . ' These spy trials having gone on so long with such obviously false foundation, you may wonder why the Reds continue to stage them. "They would have to be ridiculously naive at measuring world opinion \:iq believe these affairs make any impression upon the West. If they don 't think the West takes the trials seriously, what purpose motivatesh them? Why single out a lad like Oatis and put a lot of gibberish in his mouth ? There is always the chance, naturally, that the Communists wish to irritate tly western countries to the point where they will withdraw diplomatic and other observers who can tell the outside world about life behind the curtain. This move was often suspected in the Vogeler case in Hungary. Yet the likelihood is that the fundamental objective does not concern us directly at all. The trials are probably means largely for home consumption. I T IS AN AXIOM OF DICTATORSHIP that the best way to retain still control over people at home is to arouse their fears of external aggression. Russia and her compulsory friends have always played it . that way. Being caught in the Communist vice, lacking virtually all the ordinary comforts of 1951 industrial civilization, the hapless citizens of the Communist world have little to look forward to. But powerless as they are, they still are a source of worry to their leaders. - No people will suffer indefinitely without reason. Therefore the Kremlin finds it essential to fabricate the notion, of a deep-eyed western "plot" against the defenseless Reds, who are so earnestly searching for "peace." Stalin's hope is that by convincing E ::them they are ringed by aqtive enemies, he Can get his ''subjects" to ., endure placidly their grinding poverty and lack of freedom. 5 ' The trials are an integral part of this strategy. They are the ^"dramatic proof that the "plot" is real, that the danger from the West •""is immediate. What the West thinks about these little fantasies '•-probably does not cause the Kremlin one moment's concern. They , are a regular feature of the dictator's repertoire. COPS. IWI, rs.tTHtt.--i MNPh-ATt. WOUUS SIOMT? »M«HP If"" ••'•• ! WELCOME BONER T HE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT wound up the fiscal year Uune 30 with a $3,500,000,000 surplus, second largest in the country's history. • , This pleasant condition contrasts sharply with the $3,100,000,000 deficit rung up in the previous year, and with a forecasted $7 billion deficiency in the year just closed. Rough calculation indicates that our financial prognosticates *yere somewhere around $10,500,000,000 off in their predictions, offhand, this sounds like pretty glaring misjudgment. But in this high-flying age, mistakes in the mere millions are outmoded. Whether we're right or we're wrong, we do things today on the grand scale. To those who pulled this particular boner, we should perhaps say: "Thanks a billion." Seneca. Colonial Flag Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL VERTICAL 1 Depicted is the 1 Mineral flag of 2 Expunger 8 This British 3 Paddle a boat colony consists 4 Greek letter of a cf 5 Employer Islands 6 Remove 1 15 Wakened 7 First man 14Slow (music) 8 Mirth 1 ^Uncooked 9 Concerning 16 Puff up 10 Unit 18 Eternity * 11 Ideal state 1 19 Exists 12 Small horses •20 Prime <*" u ft L 6 A f E~ k N 1 M L A T 1 P V kl 1 . 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M.D. Written For SUA Service IF YOU WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT DON'T TALK — BE CONSCIENTIOUS The first step in reducing is to want to lose weight — not just as a subject of conversation at the bridge table while munching cook- is or chocolates — but a real wish to achieve a normal size and shape. This genuine desire is what is most often lacking witness the constant search for an easy, quick way to get it all over with. What usually happens is that a fat person suddenly decides to do something about it; starts doing rolls on the floor, goes to a massage parlor, sweats several times in a Turkish bath, or takes some diet for a couple of weeks He or she then hopes to forget the whole matter and go on eating as before. No, to do the job requires intention, will power, stick- to-it-iveness and knowledge of how to go about it and how much weight to lose. The problem of reducing is really simple. Food supplies the fuel which the body burns. One can either burn more food or put in less; the latter is much more practical. If less food is taken in than the body uses up in energy, the body will start burning the fat and it will begin to disappear. But, someone says, "how about thyroid and other drugs? Can't we use these and burn off the fat without bothering to eat less?' Rarely or never will this do the trick. DRUGS DANGEROUS Perhaps the most promising exception is amphetamine (benze­ drine) in various forms. And this apparently does not burn calories faster but merely acts by reducing the appetite. Furthermore the usefulness and dangers of drugs of this group still have not been finally estimated. Far and away the best method of losing weight is to have the ideal weight calculated, the energy output measured and then start in with a definite diet of so many calories which are less than the daily output. If such a diet is really followed consistently (that is without cheating) it will result in whatever loss of weight is desired. Dr. Jordan will answer questions from his readers in a special column once a week. Watch for It. COLFINC GENERAL — Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberf, U. S. Air Force Chief of Staff, is encouraged by his wife, Gladys, as he eels in some golf practice in their Washington, D. C. home. TODAY IN WASHINGTON By Associated Press SENATE Continues debate on Interior Department appropriation bill (10 a. m.) Finance Committee hears more witnesses on tax increase legislation (8 a. m.) Labor Subcommittee continues hearings on proposal to draft a code of ethics for government em­ ployes (8 a. m.) HOUSE Continues debate on bill to extend economic controls (10 a. m.) VOIR MANNERS An acquaintance telephones to ask you to dinner and though you have plans for that evening you would rather not say what they are. WRONG: Feel that you must explain what your plans are, or seem rude. RIGHT: Say that you are sorry but that you have already made plans for that evening. OLD NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE 5c BUNDLE Vacuum Cleaners ARE OUR ONLY BUSINESS The big Mr. Vernon State Fair is now in full swing. Here you again have visible proof of what enthusiasm, courage, fore- » sight and good management backed up with a lot of hard work has, and is doing for Mr. Vernon an.d Jefferson County. Since this new fair management took over a few years ago, they have done a marvelous job. Coming from me this little pat on the back would be meaningless if I had not already bought tickets to this year's bigger and better fair. Let's all go to the Mt. Vernon State Fair. Oh say, here's a break for you. On your way to the fair, bring your vacuum cleaner here and while you are having a good time, we will service it. For most all makes we have in stock armatures, bags, bearings, belts, brushes, carbon brushes, cord, fields, filters, hose, insecticide, lights, moth crystals, paper disposal bags, rug shampoo and wax. In fact if a vacuum cleaner part is available we either have it in stock or can get it for you. Why? Vacuum Cleaners ARE OUR ONLY BUSINESS MiSfis 1911-1912-1913 City Holl BMg. O.R. Ill I 4)111» The World Today * * * -* BY JAMES MARLOW Where Are the Giants? By JAMES MARLOW AP Staff Wrltei WASHINGTON, July 9— Where are they, those magnetic and golden-throated men, the giants of Senate oratory like Webster, Calhoun and Clay who made the heart leap with their eloquence? Those three, and there were others, have been dead a hundred years. No one in the Senate now can match them for oratory. From all the Senate speech- ma king of the past 20 years who can remember a single phrase that sticks in the mind like this one, picked at random from Webster: "Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable?" • • * • I ASKED A MAN — perhaps the greatest living authority on Congress, although he doesn't want his name used here — why there are no more Webs tors who can tingle the American spine? In the first place, he said, he thinks oratory is getting to be a lost art, like lengthy letter writing. Of those now in the Senate he'd put first — for oratory — Matthew Neely, West Virginia Democrat, because he admires Neely's ready fund of poetic and classical allusions. And he can think of only three outstanding speakers in the past 30 years or so: Claude Pepper, Florida Democrat, who was beaten in the 1950 elections Senator Borah; and Senator LaFollette, the Elder. • * * * THIS DISTINGUISHED AUTHORITY believes that so many problems today involve complicated economic analysis — like price controls, defense production and taxes — that it's hard to create literary lightning flashes. (But some people think Webster's greatest contribution to political thought was in his discussions of strictly financial matters. And that "peerless leader." William Jennings Bryan, grew famous with his speeches on tariffs, taxes, silver and the "cross of gold." As the years pass specchmaking in the Senate becomes less important in influencing the other Senators. There's a saying in the capitol: "After the first 15 minutes, no vote is changed." Why? WOODROW WILSON put his finger on it in a book — .'Congressional Government" — which he wrote in 1885: That more and more the real Senate decisions are made in the Senate Committees which prepare the bills upon which the full Senate can later debate and vote. There's something else: In Webster's day the best forum for a speech was the Senate itself, because of the limits on travel and communications. But nowadays a Senator can hop SUBPOENAED - In an unprecedented move, the Senate crime investigating committee hiid a subpoena Issued for Gov. Fuller Warren of Florida to compel him to testify. Warren wus the first official actually ordered by law to appear before the committee. They declared that "he has the sort of information this committee is interested Faked Help Cry; Drowning Results By Auocinttd Pr«js BALTIMORE. July 9. — Fishermen dropped their rods and ran to assist when cries of "help, help I'm drowning" came from a group of nearby swimmers in Big Gunpowder Falls yesterday . All they got was a horse laugh from the faking bathers. A little while later the cries for help came again. The fishermen didn't move. Several hours later, police recovered the body of Herbert Bates, 29, Negro, from the water. State Cops Take 17 Slot Machines By Aiiocisttd Prtss MT. OLIVE, 111., July 9.— State Police in a series of raids In Macoupin county Saturday night seized 17 slot machines. The ?A police led by Captain Thomas O'Connor picked up 12 machines at Benld and five at Mt. Olive. There were no arrests. Police authorities said they will seek a court order authorizing destruction of the machines. ROLL TICKETS 2,000 in Roll Double or Single Numbered Double Roll $3.00 Single Roll $1.75 *-+ MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS CO. a plane or train and talk In a dozen citites to conventions, reunions and other gatherings, make a talk on the radio (where it has to be brief) or get his views across on a TV quiz show. By the time Senate debate comes around his ideas are so well-known a long speech would be repetition. Howard d. Stark Ca, %ihmka MT. VERNON Drive-In Theatre w Last Times Tonight RORY CALHOUN and JANE NIGH COUNTY FAIR Tuesday F .SI..I -Y NIGHT • $1.00 PER CAR JOAN BLONDELL — JOHN WAYNE LADY FOR A NIGHT FOX THEATRES Continuous Daily From 2:00 P. M A,R CONOlTIONID 10* T0U« !0 »i:>' «3 RAN ADA Today & Tuesday! MEN OF IRON! . . . WOMAN OF FIRE! RANDOLPH SCOTT a cent**** Mcmer —FEATURE SHOWN— 2:44 - 4:57 - 7:10 - 9:25 AIR C0N0II1ONID fOR TOUR CCWOR- STADiiJiVi Today & Tuesday! THE STORY OF THE JET FLYERS! —FEATURE SHOWN— 2:52 - 5:02 - 7:12 - 9:22 rVyWV ^^rVrV^r\r >r\r\r \r >r>A COOLED BY WASHED AID Pi A/A Today & Tuesday! 2 — SMASH HITS EBB CHAIN LOV PLUS: fiNGfJWINTS OON'T LIE MT. VERNON STATE FAIR ALL THIS WEEK TUESDAY'S PROGRAM 9 - BIG RACES - 9 Afternoon—Starting at 1:30 TUESDAY. JULY 10, 1951 ^ Two Year Old Trot (Illinois Colt Stake, Closed) Davidson Chevrolet Co. $1,000.00 2:15 Class Pace (Overnight) Joe Slivka & Son 500.00 2:26 Class Trot (Overnight)—Ed Meyer Tractor Co 500.00 Half Mile Run—E. W. Werner Equipment Co 150.00 Pony Race, %-Mile (52" and under) 50.00 Five-eighths Mile Run—Jefferson Asphalt Co 200.00 Evening Starting at 7:45—Horse Show as Follows: 517 Jumper Open 514 Shetland Single, Lady Driver 501 Five Gaited, Mare or Gelding 508 Roadster to Bike with Record 505 Three Gaited Mare or Gelding 511 Hackney Single 504 Fine Harness Class FREE ACTS BY BARNES CARRUTHERS REVUE TIVOLI SHOWS ON THE MIDWAY

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