Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on August 7, 1952 · Page 20
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 20

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, August 7, 1952
Page 20
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1952 Wilton Brooks, former well known Mt. Vernon resident, is shown receiving a trophy as winner of golf tournament for postal clerks at Granite City, 111. Brooks is a former basketball star at Mt. Vernon high school. TRIUMPH OVER N AT U R E ^ Mrs. Alia Ficaretll. ZZ, born without arms, employs her toes to earn her living as a flerk-typist at McClellan Air Force Base, Sacramento, Cal. NEW U . S. E N VOY —Llewellyn E. Thompson, Jr., above. 47, of Las Animas, Colo,, was named by President Truman as U. S. Ambassador and High Commissioner for Austria. LEAP FOR LIFE— Jim Merrell leaps clear of his wrecked stoch car as it rolls over during a race at Atlanta's Lakewood Raceway The Greeneville, S.C., driver was attempting to avoid hitting « Stalled car when his was struck from the rear and flipped. (NEA. CHECKING THE MAKEUP - Mrs. Fran Allen ! measures the beard of Charlie Kennington as they prepare for Old '^Home Week and Centennial Celebration, St. Thomas, Ont., Canada. GETS NEW POST- Career diplomat Walter J. Don- ; nelly, above, was named by President Truman as U. S. High | Commissioner for Germany after ' filling similar post in Austria. • J . .5 .nJ EPSAKES — Venezuelan President Suarcz Flamerich, center, presents swords to the 1952 graduating cadets at Escuela 5Iilitar, Veneiucla's West Point, in Caracas. ' I TESTING THE WIND_A member holds aloft a model of a new arrowhead glider under construction at Aachen, Germany, University Aeroclub. Pilot will sit up front at controls. HEADS AEC - Rep. Carl T. Durham, above, of North Carolina, will succeed the late Sen.; Brien MciVIahon as chairman of | the Joint Congressional Atomic ' Energy Committee. HAPPY HONEYMOONERS — Film star Betty Hulton and her husband, movie director Charles O'Curran. skim along on walsr skis while on a delayed honeymoon at Lake Tahoe, Cal. MOTORIZED. SWIMME R-Cerman girl in Munich wears a "w'ater-horse" propeller linked by cable to motor behind,^ and able to send her skimming^^ along water at 10 miles an hour., HISTORY IN PICTURES — Mrs. Matthew Ridgway, wife of European Commander, views a painting of Cornwallis' surrender to Lafayette during party for her near Paris. YOU CAN ALMOST HEAR THE ROA R — Spray shoots up from cascading water at Niagara Falls in this recent lirview of a scene familiar to millions of tourists. Goat Island separates Canadian Horseshoe Falls at upper right and the American' Falls at left. Cave of tUe Winds is beneath the American Falls. In foreground is Niagara Falls, Ont., Canada. AFTER TWO YEARS AT S E A_Ed,vard Sanderson and his wife, Dorothy, inspect New York from their 45-foot ketch, at end of two-year, 25,000-mile voyage from Australia^ it,. 0-,

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