Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on August 23, 1952 · Page 8
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 8

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, August 23, 1952
Page 8
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS ' SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1952 BEFORE THE SAD NEWS CAME—Each of these seven European beauties parading on the roof •f their Naples hotel hoped to be proclauned "Miss Europe" in the annual contest. Eleven lovelies from as many continental countries competed, and the lucl^y winner was 31-year-old Gunseli Bazar, who was "Miss Turkey." Gals above, left to right, are: Inge Freuis, "Miss Austria"; Anna Marie PauwelS, "Miss Belgium"; Judy Breen, "Miss England"; Vera Maries, "Miss Germany"; Virginia PettnezakI, "Miss Greece"; Elthne Dunne, "Miss Ireland"; and Fanny Landini, "Miss Italy." RED SATELLITES THREATEN TITO—The communist countries of eastern Europe with the aid of Russia have built uV ^an^^^ 2000 aircraft according to the omdal Yugo- Slav International Review. Above Newsmap shows precarious position Yogoslavia """s nerscii in. with Soviet military strength stretched from Bulgaria in the east, to Czechoslovakia \"J^e large-scale program of airfield construction was also reported underway, with Russia believed buwa ing advance bases deep into Europe to be used when and if necessary. Just a Sample BUNKER HILL BLASTED—A mushroom type cloud rises ov« Korea's "Buniver Hill" during an assault by the U. S. First Marlnt Division. In foreground are two outpost First Marine observer! who, according to information accompanying the picture, hav« just called up air support for ground troops. UN troops todaj control the position despite bitter counter attacks by CommunisI troops. (AP Uirephoto from U. S. Navy) UNITED STATES' FUNDS LAST FISCAL YEAR WENT TO: NAVY $966,000,000 FOR FISCAL 1950-51 $759,000,000 ARMY $1,526,000,000 FOR FISCAL 1950-51 $1,180,000,000 FOR FISCAL 1950-51 $19,000,000 : AIR FORCE r$l ,297,000,000 OR FISCAL 1950-51 $915,000,000 POST OFFICE $1^5,000,000 WHERE THE MONEY COES-United States indebtedness rose to a high of nearly $260,000,000,000 as fiscal year 1951-52 closed 'June 30. Much of this was due to increased outlay to the Army, Navy, and Air Force as seen in the above newschart, but the year also saw a huge increase in funds given to foreign nations. A sudden deficit in Post Office operating expenses made unexpected demands not met in previous years. ^VmOB'LXIQioN PLAYERS—Pictured above Is the Jefferson Post 141 American Legion Junior Baseball team. Front row, L to R, Jimmle Culpepper, Albert Avant, B«c«r tfdmiaon) Harry Lynn Shields, oat boy. Merlin Hodge, Larry Martin. Back row, L to R, Harvey Hooper, Post Athletic Director, Robert Langa, Don Kelley, Bill Oatlaad, :Joe Fikank SlUelds, Bob Brookman, Kim Driggers, Lowell Mendenliall, Cour :i Hutchins, and Manager Harry Shields Sr. The team climaxed an outstanding I, this yeir by winning the 23rd American Legion District tournament at Lawrenceville, Ml,, and by winning a trojtliy in the 5th Division American Legion it M-East St. Louis, 111. They, traveled by charter bus and nil expenses, meuls, and equipment were paid for by tlio Vernon American Legion Post. ^ (LeltzeU Photo) SHOWDOWN—Having survived the Summer's competition the ^ighMop teams of boys frc^^ to 12 in thrnl :ii ^are warmed up for the Little League World Series Jhe si>ahed,t^^^^^^ before capacity crowds of 10.000 at th^ -iginal Little League Field m Williamsport. i^a., /\ug 26-29. (NEA) BEAR-SACK RIDER—Riding • thfs bear piggy-back is fun for nine-year-old Joan Hollidge of London who is not afraid of bruin. The reason: He's just a slufTed bear decorating Alum Bay on the Isle of Wipht. England. DIETING DADDY—No faod with his meals for 59 days may win this husband and father $22,400. Sealed inside an ll-by-7-foot room in Brighton, England, Irish-American hypnotist. Jack Wafer is cheered on by his wife Audrey and baby daughter Michelle as he begins his 20th day on a diet of soda water and cigarets. H« expects to drink 120 bottles of soda and smoke 3500 cigarets dur- ; ing his stay in the room which is furnished with a bed, two chairs, a radio and telephone. Wafer hopes to beat the previous fast- record of 58 days set by Germany's Willie Schmidt HE REMEMBERED—First Lt. Nicholas J. Lcamon (above), a prisoner of war In a camp In Nortli Korea, wrote to the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and sent along a homemade check for ^50 to purcliase a shiny new tricycle for his daughter, Donna Maria, who was five years old the past June. The Chamber of Commerce matched the check and got the bike for the little girl, plus gifts for Mrs. Leamon and their other daughter, Marcla, three. (AP Wirephoto) WOUNDED FLY DOUBLE-DECKER STYLE—In Korea, a giant 3-124 Globemaster of the U. S. Air Force's 347th Troop Carrier King carries nearly 100 wounded GI's. The huge double-decker urplane can carry in one load what would have required several.' *f the smaller C-47's and C-54's. The wounded are flown to Japan/ from Korea for further hospital treatment.

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