12 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 1952 PUBLICIZE LETTERS OF ADLAI'S MOTHER, GIVING HIM ADVICE BV KOGER LANE SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)—Gov. Arilai Stevenson's mother once wrote her son "I would rather have you sound physically and morally than president." On another occasion, she coun.scled: "F'ree yourself of all fear. Fear of anything is devastating. It is a close relative of worry, the greatest waste of energy known—a simpleton's pastime." A number of letters penned by Helen Davis Stevenson to her younger child, now the Democratic piesidential nominee, were preserved by Mrs. Elizabeth L. Ives, lior only daughter. They were made available to the Associated Picss Saturday. Mrs. Ives, wife of a retired U. S. foreign service officer, is Gov. Stevenson's hostess at the Illinois executive' mansion. She is two years his senior. Grandpa a GOP Editor The mother of Stevenson and Mrs. Ives was one of three children of William Osbourne Davis, Republican editor and owner of the prosperous Bloomington Pan- tagr^iph; The letters reveal her as an intelligent, religious woman, and a devoted parent much occupied with moral questions. She was a Unitarian. She died at the age of 68 in 19,36. The expression on physical and moral soundness was mailed to Adlai in May, 1924. He was then 24. The advice about fear was given in 1926. The same year, Mrs. Stevenson wi'ote: "Know the world, know values, know what you want—above all, know God, universal good. Stand for that, whatever befalls." It apparently was her custom to send letters on birthdays. On his 21st anniversary, she addressed a long letter to Adlai, then a student at Princeton University. She told him "there are no dark, muddy spots thus far in your career." "Since you have become a reasoning being," she went on, "you have made always an earnest effort towards high living. This effort is character building. The rewards are secondary in importance. ; "You have never wanted some- IWng for nothing nor anything tliat was not rightfully yours. And Ko whatever rewai-ds come to you, you can rejoice over Right for the take of Right. "The.se, my dear Laddie, are the pnly principles that make for permanent success or happiness and better never to be rewarded or successful than to allow these to oe forgotten for one moment. .' "Character is bettor than success and it will bring success more certainly than friends fortune or talents." / She CHlIert Adlai Laddie Laddie was a term of endear- 7 DEATHS ON ILLINOIS JGHWAYS Four Traffic Fat-alities in Chi- eogo and Three Downstote. By Associated Press At least seven per.son.'; died in traffic accidents in Illinois during the week end. A survey of the stale showed these fatalities: ASHLAND — Douglas Rasmond Quarnstrom. JS, of Springfield, was killed Sunday when his auto left a highwa>' west of Ashland and struck a concrete abutment. ELGIN — Albert Currin. 39. ot Chicago, was killed Sunday in an auto collision on U. S. Route 20 east of Elgin. The driver of tlie othor auio, Mcx'er M. Kagan. 62, an Elgin optometrist, was critically injured. DIVORCES DIKECTOR — Ac- trpss Gloria Grahame, wearing a white sweater over a low-cut dress, takes the witness stand in Los .Vngeles to testify in trial of lier suit for divorce from Movie Director Nick Ray. She was granted the decree after tellins the court Ray was "sullen and morose. It, hurt my eating: and I lost weight." BIG DINNER FOR 55 CENTS WAUKEGAN — Sandra Ann Parks, 4, of Waukegan, was killed Saturday when struck by an auto near her home. Police said the Negro gui was struck on the'sidewalk by a car dri\en by Andi'cw Jones, 38, also a Negro, of Waukegan. Authorities said his auto overran the curb. He was held in S30,000 bond on reckless homicide and voluntary man- slaiighter charges. CHICAGO — At least four persons died in traffic accidents in the Chicago area during the weekend. They were: Joseph Licberman, 27, auto mishap; Charles Smith, 72, struck by auto near Oaklawn; Thomas Bell, 25, auto mishap; James Martin, 27, auto collision. ment applied by Mrs. Stevenson to her. son. On his 24th birthday, she said: 'There is no charm like perfect naturalness. Work hard in that you put your mind on it with interest when you are at work and then play. You have a fine, happy future ahead." She sent this counsel on his birth anniversary two years later: "If you can only go through life taking the bitter with the sweet without resentment, you will have conquered much of life's frustration. However, do not misunderstand me—one needs also not hesitate to fight for the right and have courage to see justice done." By Associated Press I WASHINGTON. — How would ;\ou like to get a dinner like this I for 55 fonts: ; T-bone steak and grav\-, baked 'potatoes, kale \\ith bacon, corn cn I the cob. salad, cake, ice cream, ,hot rolls and butter, milk or iced : tea. Described as a-typical dinner at jtho Anacostia Naval Receiving I Station and many military messes, jsuch 55-cent menues are available I to officers and civilians, i But you'd better hurry: the De- I fense Department, a spokesman 'said Friday, is making a survey of food costs preparatory to ordering price boosts to cover costs and operating expenses. NEAL BRQTHERS i ROOFING COMPANY' Genuine Ru-Ber-Oid Roofing, Siding & Ruckwool LnsDlation Office: Mt. Vernon, UJ. HARRY A. RICH GENERAL INSURANCE Ashley Road Phone 195 I Insure Anything Agalait HverythinR BRACY THREE DAY SPECIALS Prices Good Tues., Wcd.Jhurs., August 19th, 20th, 21st, 1952 Supreme Brand—In Factory Sealed Bags PURE CANE SUGAR 10.:, 95' Coffee—Drip or Regular Grind FOLGER .84' H&G Whiting Fish JACK SALMON .15' Fresh All Meat—Pure GROUND BEEF .49' BRACY ANNOUNCES CUSTOMER' APPRECIATION AWARDS FREE-FREE-FREE FIRST AWARD Case 24 Cans No. 2 V2 Del Monte PEACHES SECOND AWARD ONE HURRICANE LAMP THIRD AWARD EVERSHARP BALL POINT PEN FOURTH AWARD ....... . - . - - GENUINE LEATHER BILL FOLD Just Come In and Register—No Purchases Required You Don't Hove to Be Present to Receive Award WINNERS' NAMES WILL BE POSTED IN WINDOW i REGISTER TODAY Awards Given Awoy Saturda/r Aug. 23, 1952 at 5:30 P. M. Manville Pays Out Lots of Cash for Little Wedded Bliss By HENRIETT.V LEITH NEW YORK — (API — Tommy IManville, vsquiring a hlonde wlio says siic will be Mrs. Manville No. 10^ may not ha\ e a record on wives — a few sultans have beaten him. He may not have a record for the amoiun of money he lias spent on divorces, cither. Some wealthy Americans have piif out more on one divorce settlement than: Tommy has on all his divorces put | together. i But the 5S-year-old asbestos heir , probably has put out more cash for loss wedded bliss than any w^ealthy i playboy in recent generations. ' , Manvillo's first marriage to Fol-, lies Girl Florence Huber was his | longest. It lasted from 1911 to 1917 | and it is not known just how much ( she got when she divorced him. From then on. the marriages i grew shoi ier. ami Manvllle's com-, plaint about the cost became more public. Here is a tabulation, based on partial information from Manville himself and from the records: No. 2 — Lois McCoin, married him in 19'J5: left him in 1930, re-: ceiving §1,600 a month for life. Manville said in 1941 she had already cost him over $300,000. ' No. 3 — Avonne Taylor, married in 1931; divorced the' same year, polling a reported 5350,000 cash st'tt lenient. No. l Marcelle Edwards, married 111 1933; divorced in 1937 after a long period of wrangling that rost Manville .'S5,000 to one law- \cr-, ISIOU.OOO to another, and re- i)oitcdl.\ 5200,000 to Marcelle. No. .'i — Binila Edwards, married IS. 1941; lived with him 17 (lay.s; divorced Jan. '2\, 1942, -otling an undisclosed cash settlement. No 6 — Wilhclmina Bo/.e, mar- iird htm Oct. 11, 1942: lived with him tuo months divorced him Feb. 10. 1943, getting $2,500 expenses to go to Reno and reportedly refusing alimony. No. 7 — Macie Marie "Sunny" Ainsworth, married Aug. 25, 1943: spent seven hoiU's and 45 minutes with Manville before he showed up at El Morrocco with a scratched face and without .Sunnj'; divorced Oct. 13, 1943, getting a check for $18,000. No. 8 - - Gcorgiana Campbell; married Dec. 12, 1945; divorce plans announced Jan. 19. 1946 after five weeks of marriage; returned but left again April IS; returned but loft again Sept. 26; returned Oct. 6; on Feb. 16, 1951 reportedly offered $1,000 a month, plus $76,000 worth of jewelry and $20,000 worth of furs, to stay away; the $1,(K)0 a month apparently continued until April 26, 1952, when she was killed in ap automobile collision on her way to havd breakfast with Manville, No. 9 — Anil a Frances Roddj K(\cn: married liim July 10, 19.52 left after 12 da.vs; divorced ii Mexico .Aug. 9, s;(\'ing Manvilk had given her ••.i;.50',000 to .tjet a divorce and a .$50,000 bonus." 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