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if- THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1952 Greek Premier Rapped By U.S. Envoy Retained By Ait«cl(M PrcM ATHENS, Greece ~ Premier Nicholas Plastiras' coalition government wa« still In the saddle today despite U. S. Ambassador John Peurlfoy's suggestion that a new adminstration might help the nation. The Greek Parliament gave PJastiru a slim but adequate 127118 vote of confidence Friday nifht at the height of a heated controversy over the American envoy's informal remark. Peurifoy suggested Wednesday in « talk to Greek newsmen that new national elections might be beneficial. He said a new administration would be in a better position to deal with the nation'! economic problemi. Elliniki Imera, an organ of Deputy Premier Sophocles Venizelos* Liberal party, demanded in a front'page editorial Friday that Peurifoy be recalled for interfering in Greek political affairs. Other newspapers supporting the government alio have criticized ^e remark. The ambaisador,. now visiting Greek Island of Rhodes, was unavailable for comment but Washington officials said he had the State Department'! backing. Hold Inquest In Crash Fatal To Mt.V. Vicar r FAIRFIELD. 111. —An inquest « into the death of Father John E. ir Gill was completed Thursday night. The priest, who held high offices in the Episcopal Church, was Idlled July 9 in a collision y., with a truck driven by W. E. Shelf^ horn of Fairfield. I The inquest had been delayed »^ pending receipt from the Illinois Bureau of Criminal Identification r and Investigation of a blood test on Shehorn. Illinois Highway Patrolman Charles Rudsill testified last night that he law five cans of beer in Shehorn's truck and that he sent if a test of Shehom'i blood to the X,, etate crime bureau. p^: The coroner reported that the ^ teats showed there was .34 per cent of alcohol in the blood. The jury recommended that the accident be investigated by the grand jury. The next grand jury meett in October. THIEVES BREAK INTO HOME ON DEWEY AVENUE Thieves broke into the home of Elizabeth Bean, 1110 Dewey avenue, early last night while ^e waa attending church. Sheriff Roy Taylor, who investigated the burglary, aaid the thievei took a .$5 bill, six $1 bills, 40 cents in change, a set of double blankets and a sheet. They broke a door lock to tnter the house, the sheriff aaid. FUNERALS Cox Baby Dies Today; Funeral At 2:00 Monday Dale Eldon Cox, infant son of Mr. and Mra. Kenneth Cox of RFD 6, Mt. Vernon, died at 5:00 a. m. today at the age of two months and 22 days. Funeral servicea wtU be held Monday at 2:00 p. m. at the Pleasant Hill Baptist church, with the Rev, Ross Partridge officiating and burial will be in Pleasant Hill cemetery. The body will remain at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, where friends of the family may call after 4:00 p. m. Sunday. Dale Eldon was born June 1, 1952, the son of Kenneth and Gladys (Braezeale) Cox. Besides the parents, the infant is aurvived by a twin sister, Gail, Storment Infant Dies Yesterday Randy Gale Storment. one day old infant of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Storment of 2205 Jones street, died at 10 a. m. Friday at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Graveside services, conducted by the Rev. Bird Green, will be held at 2:00 p. m. today at Opdyke cemetery. Randy Gale was bom at 11 p. m. Thursday at the family home, the son of Ralph and Eleanor (Church) Storment. Surviving, besides the parents, are two brothers, two sisters and three grandparents. WHY DO WE NEED A NEW BIBLE? NEW REVISION BIGGEST PROJECT IN BOOK PUBLISHING HISTORY STOLEN AUTO IS RECOVERED The W-G Motor Co. got a stolen ear back yesterday but the unknown driver is still at liberty, . Thursday afternoon a young man called at the company's used "car lot on the Salem road and took •V^ 1949 Mercury club coupe out on trial. Several hours later, when he , .failed to return, police were notified. A description of the car was broadcast over the state police '. radio system. , At 2:50 p. m. yesterday local officers were notified from state :'. police at Du Quoin that the ear ; . .waa being held at Johnston Qty. , The driver was not apprehended. injures Arm In Collision of Auto and Truck v Mrs. Rose Cook, 52, of Ina, suf- . fered a severe lnjury> to her right ',.arm in an acident on state high- .Way 37, about 5% miles south of Mt. Vernon, at 4:30 p. m. yesterday. She was riding in a car driven by her 18-year-old son, I>onald. which figured in a sideswiping collision with a truck driven by Dominic Trotti, 26, of Marion. Mrs. Cook's arm was extended ftom the car window when the collision occurred. She was taken to Jefferson Memorial Hospital for treatment. The accident was investigated by State Patrolman Buck Lyons. Two Uninvited , Guests Take Up Basement Abode A couple of o'possums set up housekeeping yesterday In the basement of a home at 805 Harrison street. The occupants, Mrs. Marie Lyons, called the city park, asked Supt. Frank Tittle If the animals were wanted at the zoo. He said no. Then she called police,, asked them to get rid of her uninvited guests. Police cbmplled. They took the possums out into the country and turned them loose. PLAN WRITE-IN FOR KEFAUVER NASHUA, N. H. — A write-in campaign for Sen. Estes Kefauver D-Tenn will be conducted on New Hampshire's November Democratic presidential ballot, it was disclosed today. James Dachos, Kefauver backer during the state 's first-in-the-nation primary, said the decision is part of a "national movement." He said the write-ins would be "protest votes' for the "shunting" of Kefauver at the Democratic National convention. According to Dachos, the "movement" for write-ins for the Ten- nessean began in California several weeks ago. Dachos said Kefauver has not been told of the plan. The secretary of state's office pointed out that should such a campaign be conducted the write- ins would be counted, tabulated and publicized. A record New Hampshire ballot of 130,000 gave Kefauver 20.147 votes and elected his entire slate of delegates in the March > primary. VANDALISM IS REPORTED HERE A case of vandalism was reported to police last night. Jack Sullivan, of RFD 3, Mt. Vernon, reported that the hood ornament and light reflectors on his car were broken while the car was ^rked in the downtown area. NOTICE The Opdyke Com. Cons. School Board will receive bids for a bus driver on an individual contract, to transport pupils to and from school, from Green College and Centerville Districts. Approximately 20 miles and about (12) pupils or more. Bids must be in by 7:30 p. m. Monday, Aug. 25. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject all bids. 8-25 S. O. BURNETT, Sec'y. DEAN LUTHER WEIGLE directed the work of 32 Bible scholars. EDITOE'S NOTE: The biggest project in book publishing history —the new "Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible" — wlU be off the presses Sept. SO. Here's the first of three definitive articles which tell the backgrouund story of tills historic publishing event— and why it was needed. By FRANCES DUNLAP HERON (Distributed by NEA Service) NEW YORK — (NEA) — The time is 1000 B. C. Out on the hills of Palestine shepherds gather around their campfire. As the stars shine down and God seems dose, one of the shepherds begins a story while the others listen raptly. It is a story of Abraham and Moses and the greatness of God, told in the words the sheep herders know and love. The centuries pass. It is A. D. 1526. A devout English family, at risk of severe punishment, hides within their home a copy of the forbidden Tyndale New Testament produced on that amazing invention — the printing press — in English! A. D. 1611. Persecution is over, and the English-speaking world hails the new King James version of the Bible, "appointed to be read in churches." Thus the Word of God through the ages manifested itself to his people. Always the one who preserved God's message wrote In whatever language his people would understand — Hebreiv, Aramaic, Greek, English. From language to language, the word has spread until today it appears in more than 1000 tongues. * * * * And now It U A. D. 1962—the newest milestone in man's longing to comprehend the word for his own day. On Sept. 30. the recently-completed "Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible" will become available in the U. S. and Canada — the result of long years of devoted labor by 32 Bible scholars. The Standai-d Bible Committee, headed by Dean-emeritus Luther A. Weigle of Yale Divinity School was appointed in 1930 by the International Council of Religious Education, now part of the National Council of Churches of Cnirist in the U. S. A. On behalf of 40 Protestant denominations, it was authorized to produce a translation designed for public and private woi-siiip, making use of the best available Biblical research, manuscript discoveries and archeological findings. The first part of the task — the New Testament — appeared in 1946. Now the completed Bible is ready for issuance to coincide with Christian Education Week, Sept. 28 to Oct. 5. Simultaneous observances in 3000 communities on Sept. 30 will mark the biggest project in book publishing historv —a first printing of almost one million volumes. From the scholars' standpoint, however, the most significant record the "Revised Standard Version" can achieve is that of i5e- coming the people's Bible, as the King James version did in its day. • * * » Why was a revision needed? What changes have been made? How did the committee arrive at decisions on translation? Bringing out a revision of the Bible is not a new idea. Two versions authorized by the Church of England preceded the King James —all within 72 years. But within the following 341 years, only two authorized revisions of the English Bible have been made. The first was in 1885, followed by our American variant in 1901; the second is the "Revised Standard Version of 1952." Both versions are revisions of the King James. Why did it need to be revised? First, the King James translators had only a dozen or so late medieval manuscripts of the New Testament. Today's scholars can count more than 5000 mistakes in the Greek text; the King James group had no aids for understanding the Hebrew text of the Old Testament such as Biblical scholarship now possesses. Second, the translators of 1611 and even of the 1870 's did not have the present-day contribu­ tions of archeology to help them understand the vocabulary, idioms and grammar of New Testament Greek. Third, many EInglish words have changed meaning since the days of the Elizabethan language in which the King James version is preserved. ' • « • • To take a few examples: "Convei-sation" in 1611 meant "behavior." What was "comprehend" is now "overcome," and "mansion" is "abiding place." The word "suffer" is now translated "let", thus easing the minds of people like the woman who wondered why Jesus wished small boys and girls to suffer in the verse, "Suffer the little children . . ." The members of the Standard Bible Committee saw their task as three-fold: 1. To recover the Bible at points where the Hebrew and Greek text, followed by the King James, is now misleading because of the changed meaning of English words. 2. To preserve the basic structure of the Tyndale Version and the simplicity, dignity, directness beauty and power of King James. 3. To seek now (according to Dean Weigle) to replace the King James Version with a version as accurate as conscientious scholarship can produce in the light of what is known today. Each substitution of words called for a two- thirds vote of the committee. Changes that will meet the eye at once are the return to the "Lord" of the King James version, replacing "Jehovah" of the American Standard. The Psalms, much of the prophets, and many other portions of the Old Testament are printed in their original poetic form, instead of being set off as numerical verses. And as two million readers of the New Testarnent revision already know, "eth" and "est" endings have been dropped. "Thou" and "thy" remain only when addressing God in prayer. Tomorrow: "old recipe." EVERETT WINN BACK IN MT. V. Everett L. Winr from Visalia, Ca'.'f., is here to help organize a property management and real estate business and will likely be here for a year or more. For the past three years he has been acting as high school super- \iser for Tulare county schools in California. He graduated from the Mt. Vernon high .school in 1928 and later from the University of Southern California. His wife with rest of the family expect to arrive here in next few days. Hopkins County in Kentucky produced nearly 11 million tons of coal in 1949. {^532 MONUMENTS DISCRETION OF TASTE AND . . . created by practical sculptors to express your wishes exactly. Made of the finest materials, all arc fairly priced When in need, consult us MT. VERNON MONUMENT CO. TERRY L. EGBERT, Prop. 1300 Solem Road 'Phone 1305 1 ailiiiiiiiiii liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii I ''Your Bank of Friendly Service 99 Returning to the MEETINGS Bluford American Legion Post 1193 will meet Monday night, Au- S ist 25, 7:30 p.m. at the Legion all. Mt. Vernon Chapter, 233, Order of Eastern Star, will observe membership and honor its Grand Chapter committee members, Katherine Andrews, Ida Morgan and Evelyn Bell. Tuesday evening at 7:30. Following the meeting the men will serve refreshments during a social hour. Myrtle Gott, W. M. Alva, Mathews, Sec'y. Grace A. Henry Rebekah Lodge will meet in regular session at 8:00 p. m. Monday in the 1. O. O. F, Temple. Each member bring three sandwiches. All members are urged to attend. Visitors welcome. Myrtle Highsmith, N. G. Shirley Heischmann, Rec. Sec'y. American Legion, Jefferson Post 141, will meet in regular session, Monday, 8 p. m. at the Legion Home. Refreshments, All members are urged to attend. Orville Roney, Commander. Ray Hefley, Adjutant. A, F. >^ A. M. Special meeting Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 31, A. F. & A. M., Monday, Aug. 25th, 7:30 p. m. Work in the first degree. All members urged to attend. Visiting brethren welcome. R. H. WHIT ACKER, W. M. WM. E. REAVIS, Secy. Says Knetzer Claimed He Gave Grernt |l 59,000 By Asieeiated Prtss SPRINGFIELD, 111.—A Federal Grand Jury will investigate, testimony that Robert L. Knetzer, bankrupt Edwardsville, 111., auto dealer, gave $139,000 to former U. S. Marshal Robert Grant of Pekin. A Chicago Herald-American reporter testified before a creditors' hearing in Federal Court Friday that Knetzer told him he gave the money to Grant. Judge Charles G. Briggle said the matter would be taken before the Federal Grand Jury which meets Sept. 8. Grant was the marshal who accompanied Knetzer when the bankrupt auto dealer was released periodically from the Springfield jail to attempt to raise funds to pay his creditors. Knetzer lost nearly 2V2 million dollars in a postwar used auto operation. Grant, who was fired in June by President Truman, denied receiving funds from Knetzer other than expenses. The reporter, Leroy McHugh, said Knetzer made the fund payment allegation while they were riding from Omaha to Milwaukee where the car dealer was taken in custody by fed. ral authorities. Knetzer surrendered to McHugh in July after a month's freedom from the Springfield jail, from which he escaped. He had been jailed for contemp of court. McHugh said Knetzzer related paying the money ^or the privilege of being in and out of ja 1. Australian bushmen eat various types of raw insect larvae, says the National Geographic Society. U.S. Marine Band to Play at McLeansboro YOU BUILD OR WE BUILD WHERE? The Most Desirable Home Location in Southern Illinois * • LiVe in JAMISON'S WESTERN GARDENS / Teleplione372 Todayl The 154 year old United States Marine Band, the oldest military symphonic musical organization in the country, will visit McLeansboro on Wednesday, Sept. 24 under 'the auspices of the Kiwanis Club as a part of its presidentially approved tour of 17 states. Both matinee and evening concerts will be presented in the new McLeansboro high school gymnasium which seats 2500. The IV2- hour afternoon concert will be based on novelty numbers, attractive to young America while the two- hour evening performance will be a full dress concert, popular to all. The 1952 transcontinental tour will carry the Marine Band 10,000 miles through the eastern, mid- western and southwestern sections of the country. The McLeansboro visit will mark the only stop in the state of Illinois this year. Conducted by Lt. Col. William F. Santelman, the Marine Band is known to millions of Americans, through its three weekly coast to coast radio broadcasts and frequent television appearances. The annual tours which began in 1891 under the auspices of John Philip Sousa, have afforded Americans outside of Washington an opportunity to see and hear the world famous organization. Familiarly known as the "Presidents Own" the Marine Band has played for every Inauguration since Thomas Jefferson's. Proceeds raised by the band's two concerts will be used by the McLeansboro Kiwanis Club to finance it's children's activities. RURAL FIREMEN MAKE TWO RUNS Mt. Vernon rural firemen controlled two grass and field fires yesterday afternoon. At 1:07 p. m. they were called to the home of Wilbur Derry, on the Fairfield Road, where a grass fire caused no damage. At 1:15 they were called a mile south of the city, on state route 37, where paper which caught fire, underneath a poster sign ignited a weed field. There was no damage. m 11 =3 w NOTICE! ANYONE WANTING CONCESSIONS AT THE CITY PARK FOR CENTRAL TRADES LABOR DAY CELEBRATION SAT., AUG. 30, SUN., AUG. 31 AND MON., SEPT. 1— Call 2319-W "I can flive you TRIPU PROIKTION with STATE FABM insurance" See or Call JACK WILLIAMSON 806 N. 1th St. — Phone 3077 Mr. and IMri. John M»yg sells 6 room modern brick ranch type home located at No. 21 Rushtoii Drive to Mr. and Mrs. W, A. Shumsker for a home. Mr. Mays ii a local bulldinr contractor. Mr. and Mra. Shumaker have been residine in Sullivan, Illinois, and Mr. Shumaker Is (he State Sales Manager of the Moorman Manufaetur- Inf Company at Qulnoy, Illinois. The out of town buyers are the bett«- buyers and when your property is listed with the local real esUte firm of Virgil T. Bailey, Inc., you may rest assured that your property will be viewed by each and every out af town buyer as no out of town buyer will buy a home in this community without looking over the BETTER listings. It is a matter of common knowledge that this local real estate firm has the better listings and makes the BETTER sales. ^ This transacllon wan effected through the local real estate firm \t VIRGIL T. BAILEY, Inc. E hear fell fliot there's a Maharajah or something in Asia who is paid as much gold as he weighs. No doubt he has nfioney to burn. But for us more ordinary people money is pretty hard to come by. That's why bonk savings are so important, because when money is put into a bank it drows interest. The Maharajah needn't worry about interest, but we ordinary folks can't let this get away either. We welcome the good news that comes several times a year . . . when the interest on deposits are compounded anc^ put into our account. Don't let your.money go up in smoke. Come on in today and open o savings account. Your passbook will be your visual record of your financial progress. 2% O INTEREST PAID ON ALL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MT. VERNON "Jefferson County's Largest Bank'* Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Member Federal Reserve System Savings and Checking Accounts inOur Bank Are Guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Up To $10,000,00

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