THE REGISTER-NEWS —• MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1952 Register-News Picture Page CROWD JAMS STREET AS JEWELER AWARDS GIFTS SEATS OF LEARNING— The shortage of classrooms in Topeto Kans., has forced the seventh grade class of the Avondale School to take over the school's bus. .lere Mrs. Mary Pennekamp the teache-. u-;'chos her students as one stands in the rear, recitins; a lesson. The headroom is so" low that pupils more thin five feet tall have to n^cite trom their seats. Hundreds of persons jammeo ttiain street on the north side of the public square Saturday afternoon as the new Carson Jewelers, Inc., awarded free gifts to persons who had registered during the store 's grand opening. The grand prize of a lady's diamond ring went to Mrs. Earl G. Carroll, 625 S. 18th street. Other major prizes were: Hal Sands, 1108 IVfapIe, Bulova watch; Harry Decker, RFD 4, Elgin watch; Mrs. T. A. Dobbs, RFD 1, Ina, Sunbeam niLver; Thelnia Sheldon, Bluford, toaster; Anna M. -Jolmson, RFD 4. radio. In addition a number of attendance prizes—all of them valuable articles of merchandise—were given to persons present In the huge crowd. Harry L. England of Chicago, one of the owners of the firm which operates a chain of Illinois stores, presided at the ceremony. (Pavledes Fhoto) LOTS W A NAME— Ridhard Nixon, left, of Charlotte, N. *akes hands with "Ike" Isenhower, of Conover, N. C, during Freshman Week ceremonies at the University of North' Carolina. The namesake of the GOP presidential candidate says he's a "true Republican" but Nixon says he's "A Democrat from 'way back" BEE BAIT — Marjorie Barbera and her friends think it's just too, too sweet that she has been named "Miss Wild Honey" in Hollywood. WILLI.VM G. LIAS, millionaire West \ irginia »i)ortsman who weighs some 400 pounds, was arrested for deportation, the Justice Department announced (Sept. 26). The department said tlie ,5'2-year-old Lias was picked up at Pittsburgh, Pa., by immigration authorities on a warrant charging that he was not in possession of a passport when lie last entered the United States at San Francisco in September, 193.5. The department said Lias was a native of Greece. (AP Wirephoto) MODERN "BETSY ROSS "-Revered as the "Betsy Ross" of Puerto Rleo Is 79-year-old Manuela "Mimi" Besosa, who designed and sewed the first Puerto Rican flag 57 years ago. Now she'« still on the job, getting a kick out of finally seeing the banner of the Commonwealth of Puerto "lico flying side-by-side with th« Stars and Stripes. The flag was officially raised on July 25 when the island celebrated the granting of its own constitution. WITH RELISH?— The face of Marshal Tito gives no indication oi: whether he is enjoying the hot dog he's munching on. The Yugoslav dictator met up with the typically American delicac when he inspected the gaUey of the aircraft carrier USS Coral Se when it cruised ia the Adriatic. With Tito is Yugoslav Ministe of Protocol Petnicki CICERO WAi ^lS OUT— t.u Allen, ol Cieeio, ill., look.s ovui a gagged-up sign that may soon be replaced with a new name for the town. Cicero voters who would like to wipe out the name symbolic of gunmen, bootleggers and gamblers will get their chance at the November election. They wiU vote on a petition to change the Uiiniu iiuide notorious by Al Caponc and his friends and foes. NEW SOVilET JET — This new Russian tactical bomber, the . equivalent erf the U. S. B-47, has been successfully test-flown at ; tl»e Dublist^n airfield near Moscow, according to Aviation Age. •ittSM M fnk, is reported to have a speed in tbe a60mm^ oiass "'•I . -,fBcLa «yaB ,<)g ,«»fl;»a». HOT PITCH FOR TIIEIK CANDIDATES — These American soldiers fighting the Communists in Korea make hot pitches for their respective presidential candidates. It's obvious (top) that Pic. Leroy Phillips of New York City (left) and Pvt. Johnnie WlUiams of Shaw, Miss, are Eisenhower backers as they slara a 15.5mm shell into the breech of their gun. The same kind of sentiments are expressed by Stevenson backers (bottom) Cpl. Ernest S. Cutis of Newport, Mass, (left) and Pfc. Boy Citron, Bronx, N. Y» (AJf Wirephoto) V BENNY JACivcON IS M.C.—Benny Jackson Is shown as he nerved as master of ceremonies for the Rollicking Rotary Review spoM- sored recently by the Alamo Heights, Texas, Rotary Club as a benefit for several San Antonio crippled children's projects. The charity show, featuring more than 30 radio and stage stars, was presented at one of San Antonio's leading night clubs. Benny, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Jackson, 1900 Rlchvlew road, is serving with the VSXF »nd Is stationed at Randolp'a Field. Icvau, where he also serves regularly tu emeee for the Randolpta Field Band.
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