Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on August 25, 1952 · Page 6
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 6

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, August 25, 1952
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fHE REGISTER.NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 1952 FARMER TAKES IT EASY Loyd Puckett, well known iarmer of the Waltonville road takes it easy when It comes time to milk the cow and feed tlie pig-. The cow and the pig, above, show how it is done. It seems the four-month-old shoat took up with the young cow named Bess when her calf was sold. Now the pig follows lier around all ;;he time and lunch time is almost anytime of day. BOY KING VISITS COLORADO — Seventeen-year-old King Faisal II (left), youthful ruler of Iraq, and Denver Police Capt. Ross Shaffer swing; down mountainside after ride (Aug. 21) to 12,000-foot apex of ski lift at Berthoud Pass, on the Continental Divide, 60 miles west of Denver. Capt. Shaffer served as personal bodyguard to Kmg Faisal during his two-day visit. "I liked the ride very well," said Faisal. The king and party of seven other Iraq officials were the guests of the Federal Reclamation Bureau for a study of water resources conservation. (.AP WIrephoto) ANCIENT TREE FELLED — , This sight, seldom seen by other than loggers, was caught (Aug. 21) In th« mountains east of Forterville, Calif. The giant redwood, easily over 2,000 years old, dies at the hands of the two men in center foreground. (AP WIrephoto) ROLLER-SKATING ROOSTER—Bnster, whose owner Is teaching him to be a roller-skating rooster, glides under a playmate's legs during a practice run (Aug. 19) at Los Angeles. His owner, Billy Lehr, gives him a push and Buster rolls along until his momentum stops. Once in a while Buster lifts one skate as If he's •hnost getting the idea. (AP WIrephoto) DESTROYERS WELCOMED HOME—Men of the four ships of Destroyer 261 were greeted with a rousing welcome as their ships tied up at the Norfolk Naval Base. Families of the men aboard the ships were on hand to greet them as the veterans, returning from 7 -months active duty in Korean waters came ashore. Men on the four ships, the USS Laffey, USS Fox, USS Lowry, and the IJSS Owens, form an honor guard on ship and pier as they were officially welcomed home. (NBA Telephoto) yOUNC MAN'S MENAGERIE— On their way to the Minnesota State Fair, pets of four-year-old ife ^John Iverson siop to say goodby. The rabbits, including the champion white Flemish Giant, are ^ m to •tten^ &till imdecided are the toy fox terrier, skimk, rooster and guinea pig. 4ohn SICHT-SEEING ' 'tourist, sees ancient an hour's "personall rdestroyed by lava 'A LA CARTE" — Jackie Frost, American Pompeu the easv w;iv. Porters will give you y conducted" tour from the volmno 1000 lira—aijou! this of the famous ruins, \ osuvius in 79 A. D., for SI.50 •WE WANT TO STAY ^\^TH GRANDMA'—Patrolman Adam Stork leads Mrs. Edna Stonp, 61. from her home in Pittsburgh (Aug. 21) shortly after slie was arrested on a charge of resisting an officer but her grandcliihiron, Darlene Stone (foreground) and David Stone, bob at the separation. Police had obtained a search warrant on complaint of neighbors that Mrs. Stone kept a menagerie of 25 dog^s, cats and roosters in two rooms. Police arrested her after she resisted their attempts to remove the animals. Humane Society officials took the pets and the children were turned over to juvenile authorities. (AP WIrephoto) »mS. "BOBO" ROCKEFELLER, estranged wife of the millionaire, Winthrop Roclvefellpr, appears in costume of a century ago as she inspects her purchase of souvenir stock certificate of the Lowell, Ind., Centennial, bcin^ sold to finance the town's Centennial celebration next week (Aug. 29 to Sept. 1). Bearded gentlemen with her are (left to rif;ht): Robert H. Cullen, Centennial president; Loyal Alyca, vice president, and C. A. Ashton, finance chairman. Mrs. Kncl <cfpII (r lives at a nearby farm home with her parents and lier son, Winliirop Paul. (AP Photo) FREE-LOADING IS DUCKY—From the air the back of this hippo in the Whipsnacte, England, zoo probably looked like an jiJlaod to the brace of mallard ducks. The hippo doesn't mind and. WATER STAY 'WAY FROM OUR DOOR—Women push water away from a nooded store doorway in Plymouth, one of many English coastal cities flooded by torrential rains. In England 's most disastrous floods in a century, at least 41 persons were drowned and 28 others missing and presumed dead. More than 3000 persons were left homeless, with property damage nearly $20 million. BLAZING ALONG—Whizzing high over the Bavarian Alps, the "Skyblazers," famous Air Force precision-flying team of Republic F-84 Thunderjets, make a spectacular sight in their diamond formation. Having amazed 10,000,000 spectators during their three years in Europe, they wiU be seen for the first time in the U. S. at the International Aviation Exposition in Detroit CANDY, YEAR-OLD ELEPHANT, sends out a leeler to startled newsrecl cameraman on the reception committee greeting her at the Bronx Zoo (Aug. 21) In New York. Cameraman, trying for close up of Candy, held out some carrots to entice her. She sent out her trunk, grasping carrots, camera and cameraman's hand. However, she let loose of everything but the carrots. Candy was transferred to the zoo from the Central Park menagerie where she made her temporary home since her arrival from Thailand two and one-halt months ago. (AP WIrephoto) Hie ducks enjfly JUifSSll^fe/ DELIBERATE DEVASTATION— Civil Defense workers from all over the country will receive training at this Olney, Md., training center, called "America's bomb damage center." It took near-j ly four months and $200,000 to construct the scene that looks like it was hit by an atom bomb. As ,PMi o( the course, students at the school must wade through debris in the buildings and streets to. , .find and rescue "victims" trapped in the_ruijas., -'~ As y 3^

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