Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on August 26, 1952 · Page 8
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 8

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, August 26, 1952
Page 8
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fHE REGISTER NEWS — MT. VERNON, JLLINOIS TUESDAY, AUGUST 2<» 1952 Reaister-News Picture Page IN CENTER OF ATOMIC PROJECT-The "Chicken Inn" is the lone business establishment in Sargents, Ohio, which is believed to be in the center of the new atomic plant to be built in Pike County. Somewhere beyond the hills In backgrground is U.S. Route 23. The plant will occupy a be built at a cost of $1,200,000,000. In the foreound the new plant to produce Uranium 235 will „ ^ . (.4P Wirephoto) 6,500 acre tract. , \ r , SONS FOLLOW FATHERS—StiUweU and Boatner are famous , Army names borne into battle by these two American Army-offi- ; cers, each representing a second generation in uniform. Col. ; Joseph W. StiUweU, Jr., left, son of General "Vinegar Joe," talks over Korean battle tactics with Maj. Mark Boatner, at right, son i^. of Maj.-Gen. Haydon Boatner, former Koie commandjuit. IRIS BLOOMS—Iris Anne Fitch, above, a Stjite Department cleric, holds her queen's bouquet after being selected "Miss Washington, (D. C.) of ,1952.*' The 19-year-oId brunet I hopes to study voice after rep- i resenting the national capital in the annual Miss America contest i at Atlantic City. END OF THE LINE—Oakland, California s street car conductorj^ Francis H. Van Wie, above, known as the "Dmg Dong Daddy" or the trolley hne, gets a fond farewell from the cast of the burlesque house where he was workmg when poUce handed him an arrest warrant m the middle of his act Police authorities say that the 66 -year-old Romeo has allegedly gone to the altar 16 times without ^getting 15 divorces. He was booked on two bigamy charges. lAHEAD BY NOSE — Wres- ;tling consists of the same his- itrionics and tricks in any language. In Mexico City, Black Wolf grabs Fernando Oses by the nose, protests violently as the referee admonishes him. Oses won on a foul, whatever that is in the modem version of the antiquated dodge. (NEA) ' N 6 BILL TO fILL THESE—Five hundred and sixty-one-pound ;|Bdw«rd Lee Dyer did not have to pay for the pants hung outside a , Ctnciiwati clothing store advex-tising: "Anyone who fcan wear 'em ifin have 'em." He slid 'em on, was a perfect size 72 fit. Clothier j^N^Beo Sch9tteiu^eia }to ;ids up tot -size dungarees lor comparlsoD. BEFUDDLED — Manager Casey Stengel was bepud- dled as well as befuddled when a downpour struck New York and washed out an important game between his Yankees and the Red Sox. Making things •worse, Yankee Stadium wa» . sold out. (NE^> PEANUTS FOR OSCAR AND JENNIE—This scene Is reenacted daily in front of the Granada Theatre, as Ralph Pavitt feeds peanuts to two of his friends, "Oscar" and "Jennie," the downtown pigeons. "Oscar" and Mr. Pavitt are special friends, for "Oscar" has been coming around for his daily breakfast for three years now. (Mary Jane Studio Photo) GILDING LILY — Needling the already attractive mght-club entertainer, tattoo-artist Willy Speigel in Hamburg, Germany, says durmg his 50 years of skin-decorating, 40 per cent of his customers have been women. No matter how bad the times, he could always depend on a lady's vanity to keep him in the tattoo business. GROUNDED It was a game of catch-as-catch -can with the Senar tors' Ken Wood making a wild grab for first base and Ferris Fain of the Athletics right after him in a run-down play» Umpire Jim: Duffy ruled Wood safe, (NEA> ' - 7 - T ,-rt7r "DT' r i^,. •ijj*** ......I ir«"^. t — J SALUTE TO. "UNKNOWN SAILOR"-Disabled American Veterans attending their 31st National Convention in Boston, Mass., approved the above design of a memorial to American Navy dead. To be built in Honolulu and called the "Grave of the Unknown Sailor," the monument will be financed by volimtary contributions of D. A. V. members. It was designed by Paul R. Williams, planner of the Paris United Nations building. LANDMARK IN HISTORY 11 ^1754. OLD STATE HOUSE, IndependenceHallPhiladelphlaJl AP Newsfeatures ON JULY 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed In this building. It sets a patten for self-go vemraent which would be followed by many nations throughout the civilized world. This venerable edifice was then called the State House and the Declaration was signed In the East Room, henceforth, "Independence Hall". - On the outside west wall, there waa » large towa clock. There was no clock in the wooden steeple, sunnounting the building. This steeple, being considered unsound, was later removed. The vacant place was roofed over and topped by a steeple, Just large enough to accommodate the bell. The old State House, completed in 1734, was started In 172B, and co-lncldentally, Jnst a centufjr later, 1829, the present steeple, a replica of the original, with clock faces added, was erected. Awaiting the Election Winds i FOOD DOLLAR • CLOTHING DOLLAR is worth only 41 cents eoowarcd to 19S9. It was worth it eOBts !• 1N« Mid n ecata ia IMS. Jo worth ealy 49 ccato eempared to 19S9. It waa worth 6S eeato ia lt4C 77 cents la 1^. CONSUMERS- OVERALL DOLLAR is worth on compared w ly 53 cents ith 1939. It was worth 71 cents in 1946 and 81 cents in 1943. 1935.1939 equals 100c RENT DOLLAR | HOME FURNISHINGS DOLLAR lo worth 49 ceato eon* aorcd to 1919. It waa worth 71 eeato la 1946 and 11 eeato ta 194S. Is worth 79 eeato pored to 19S9. It worth 91 floata la 1946 •ad 9X cffAta la IMS.

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