Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 2, 1952 · Page 2
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2 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1952 KOREAN WAR FLARES IN AIR AND ON GROUND One MIG Downed in Bottle; South Koreans Attock Reds on Hill. By AtioclftUd Pratt SEOI'!.. Knren — iJ. S. find Cornrn'srrst ifts tnnjjlerl In October's fis-ft air hnttlfs today. Tho Fifth Air Form snirl one Rod M1G-15 wns shot down and two wnv rinmn j;r'fl. Thr- day's hf-nvirst Rround flfjhl- ine flared on the EH st-Central Fiont. South Kornnn infantrymen fought to within 50 yards of the top of Wire Hill, raptured by Chinese Reds Monday. Late ref>orts from Eighth Army headquarters said heavy fighting was still in progress. The Air Forre announced that Allied planes shot down 107 Rus sian-built MIG-15s in the past three months. U. N. losses In the air battles were seven U. S. F-86 Sabres and three F-84 Thunder jets. Sixty -two of the MIGs were clowned in September. B-'JR Invader bombers hunted Communist supply vehicles Wednesday niKht and pilots reported 5d dest ro\ cd. They also reported I 'niicldiiL' out two locomotives and Id boxcars and damanin^ another locomotive and 10 boxcars on I he East Coast. ROKK Storm Hill South Korean Infantrymen stormed Wire Hill Wednesday night, but were beaten off In hnnd- fo-hand f it'll tint,'. The attack WHS renewed at daybreak against a heavy Chinese artillery mid mortar barrage. Allied forces defending a bntly- contested hill east of Kumsong on the Central Front beat off a heavy pre-rlawn attack by Chinese t roops. 14,114 Red Casualties Eighth Army headquarters announced Allied ground forces Inflicted M.114 casualties on the Communists In September — the second highest monthly total of the year. The toll was topped only In January when Reds killed, wounded or captured were listed ns !0,484. Of the September Intnl. 8,12.'< Communists wore killed. 5,870 wounded and 112 were taken prisoner, Princeton College Grad Makes Good By Attoelatod Preei PRINCETON, N. ,T.—The latest Issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly contains this folksy item: "According to a ncwspa 'Hjr clipping, Ad Stevenson was put up for president (U. S.) by a group of citizens In Chicago Inst July." Ad Stevenson , better known outside the Princeton class of 1922 ns Adlai, Is the Democratic presidential nominee. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Robert /Shehorn of Pittsburgh, Pa., are the parents of a daughter born today. Mrs. Shehorn is the former Mnrle Boswell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Boswell (l and Mr. Shehorn Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Shehorn of Mt. Vernon. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Wilson of Tnn are the parents of n daughter born at 11 •45 a. m. today at Jefferson Memorial hospital. She weighed eight pounds four ounces and has been named Brenda Kay. Mr. and Mrs. James Sexton of RFD 4A are the parents of n son born at 8:15 a. m. today. Ho weighed five pounds and two ounces and has boon named Michael Steven. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Yoder of Hopkinsvllle, Ky.. arc the parents of a son born September 29 at Fort Campbell hospital. He weighed six pounds and five ounces and has been named Donald Jr. Mrs. Yoder is the former Miss Lenta Tittle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Tittle, former Mt. Vernon residents. HOSPITAL NOTES .IKI'TKKSON M K M O RIA I, Admitted: Oscar Ward, Mrs. Eva Wilson of Jna, Mrs. Peurl Alexander of Kinmundy. Discharged: E. Donald Green, rt-vin McKay. Lowell E. McNoal, Jr.. of Fairfield. C.OOI) SAMARITAN Admitted: Mrs. Muriel Nolta of Bluford, Mrs. Regina Nagel of Beaucoup. Elm Topolvieh of Nason. Discharged: Master R I c h a r d Scrutchfield. Master Lonnie E. But ram. Mrs. Sherry N. Gibson and infant son, William Richard. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Morgan and daughter Emma Joyce. FUNERALS Wayne City Child Dies in Automobile; Funeral at Herrin WAYNE CITY—Mary Alice Newman, age 3% months, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Npwman of Wayne City, died yesterday morning. The little girl died in the family automobile while being taken to the Fairfield Memorial Hospital for medical treatment. Mary Alice was born in Herrin last June 17. Her father, Barney Newman is a farmer. The mother is the former Daisy Adams of Her rin. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the home of a grandmother, Mrs. Rosa Mos- har, In Herrin. Burial will be in the Herrin cemetery. She is survived by her parents, two brothers, Dexter and Jimmle; one sister, Darlcne; all three grandparents, Mr. and Mrs, M. E. Newman of Wayne City and Mrs. Moshar. The body was removed from Combs Chapel In Wayne City to the Moshar homo this afternoon. Greene Infant Is Born Dead Steven Ray Greene, Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Greene of Bluford, was born dead at. 1:55 today at Good Samaritan Hospital. Services, conducted by I he Rev. Ross Partridge, will be hold at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the grave In East Hickory Hill cemetery. The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where friends of the family may call. The infant is survived by the parents, Herman and Marilyn (Lewis) Greene and four grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tvory Greene and Mr. and Mrs. Hallle Lewis. Carl Horton Services Today Graveside service were held at. Oakwood cemetery at 3:00 p. m. today for Carl Horton. The Rev. I. W. Gibson conducted the services. Mr. Horton died September .'10 al Ihe Masonic Home In Sullivan, III. Announce Corn Support Price By Associated Pratt DECATUR, 111. -The government announced today It will support this year's corn crop in Illinois at prices ranging from $1.59 to Sl.fiG a bushel. Harry M. Combrlnk, state production and marketing administration chairman, headquartered n Decatur, made the announcement of final support rates. The rates are the same as pre- llmliutrv or mlnimuum rates announced in July. The 1952 Illinois support rales average about $1 .(52 a bushel. Last, year the range was from $1.56 to $1.63 and the average was $1.59Mi. Price support will be available to farmers through loans and purchase agreements from time of harvest through May 31, 1953. Loans mature on demand but not later than July 31, 1953. These loans and purchase agreements are Ihe means hy which the government supports farm commodity prices. Page to Move Into New Office W. O. Page, former acting Ml. Vernon police magistrate, will move into a new office just across the street from the city hall next Monday morning. Mr. Page, a justice of the peace, was acting police magistrate for 16 months while Police Magistrate Allan Dulaney was serving with the U. S. Navy. Dulaney has returned from service and yesterday resumed his duties at the city hall. Page's justice of the peace office will be on the second floor of the Grigg's Market hullding, with the entrance on 11th street. DAINTY MAID PASTRY WEEK END SPECIAL Apple Sauce Cake — Also — Danish Pastry llunl Rolls Cliocso Cake Phone 728 — 1011 Broadway YES! We've Stamped Your CREDIT OK! JACK L. SANDERS, Mpr. at WHITE LOAN CO. Loans Usually Completed in 15 Minutes 1116 Broadway Mt Vernon, nilnohi Phone 1996 LOANS MADE TO RESIDENTS OF NEARBY TOWNS State Democrat Women's Leader To Speak Here Mrs. Blanche Fritz, of Springfield, Illinois state chairman of the Democratic Women's Division, will he the principal speaker at a dinner meeting in Mt. Vernon next Monday evening, October 6. The meeting, sponsored b y the Jefferson County Democratic Women's organi/a 11 o n , will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall. There will be no charge for jhe dinner, but reser v a t i o n s must he made In advance so will know how many dinners to prepa re. Friday, October 3, Is the deadline for reservations, which may be made by telephone Merle Ruddlck at number 2460. Mrs. Fritz, the guest speaker, has been state leader of Democratic women for 17 years. She has been a delegate to foua Democratic National Conventions, an alternate to one other and a delegate to 12 state conventions. While she is known as a political leader, she is also recognized as an autorlty in welfare work and is affiliated with many civic organizations. She is special deputy director in the state Department of Public Welfare. Blanche Frit* that committees NEW YORK WINS SECOND GAME, 7-1 (Continued from oar* one> Furlllo flied oul. Erskine bunted and was throw.i out. No runs,-no bits, no errors. Fifth Inning YANKEES—McDougald walked and stole second. Martin singled, scoring McDougald. Raschi struck out. Bauer walked. Martin was tagged out trying to make third after Bauer was caught In a run­ up. Rlzzuto grounded out. One- run, one hit, no errors. DODGERS—Cox bounced out. Reese struck out. Snider struck out. No runs, no hits, no errors. Sixth Inning YANKEES—Mantle bunted safely. Woodling singled. Berra walked. Loes relieved Erskine. Collins grounded to Robinson who tagged Berra. Hodges dropped Robinson's throw and Collins was safe, Mantle scoring. McDougal bunted safely, Woodling scoring. Martin hom­ ered. Raschi struck out. Bauer sruck out. Five runs, four hits, no errors. DODGERS — Robinson fouled out.' Campanella fouled out. Pnfko fouled out. No runs, no hits, no errors. Seventh Inning YANKEES—Rizzuto grounded out. Mantle popped out. Woodling flied to right. No runs, no hits. DODGERS- Hodges riled out. Fu­ rlllo fanned. Rocky Nelson, batting for Loos, walked on four pitches. Cox forced Nelson. No runs, no hits. Eighth Inning YANKEES—(Lehman pitching for Brooklyn). Berra singled to right. Collins walked. McDougald fied out.. Martin flied to left. Raschi grounded out. No runs, one hit. DODGERS—Reese walked. Snider fanned. Robinson filed to left. Paf- ko filed out. No runs, no hits. Ninth Inning YANKEES — Bauer grounded out. Ri/.zuto flied out. Mantle singled to left. Woodling popped out. No runs, one hit. DODGERS—Campanella fouled out. Hodges grounded out. Furillo fanned. No runs, no hits. The starting lineups: YANKEES DODGERS Bauer, rf Cox, 3b Rlzzuto, ss Reese, ss Mantle, cf Snider, cf Woodling, If Robinson, 2b Berra, c Campanella, c Collins, lb Pnfko. If McDougald, 3b Hodges, lb Martin, 2b Furillo, rf Raschi, p Erskine, p Umpires—Passerella, AL, plate; Gootz, NL, first base; McKinley, AL, second base; Plnelli, NL, third base; Honochick, AL, and Boggess, NL, foul lines. Hold Rally for Egypt Industry By AMoetnUd Prttt GIANT CITY STATE PARK — Representatives of all communities and all union crafts from 16 Southernmost. Illinois counties wcr called together Thursday to promote the area Industrially. The Cairo Association of Commerce called the meeting. The CAC said that a plan would be sought to attract new industry to Southern Illinois under as assurance it would have no jurisdictional labor trouble. A CAC spokesman said that the area had received what he termed had publicity from a factory locating service's report to Gov. Adlai Stevenson that it could not recommend the area to any industry looking for a site. The spokesman said Thursday's meeting was a step toward off-sotting that idea. End Rationing Of British Tea By Associated Press LONDON — Britain's favorite drink—ten —comes off the ration Sunday after 12 years. Food Minister Geoffrey Lloyd George announced todny that price controls on tea will be scrapped at the same I ime. Meal, butter, eggs, cooking fat, bacon, cheese, sugar and candy still arc rationeH in this country. Democrats to Hold Rally in Mt.V. Saturday A Democratic rally, sponsored by the fifth precinct of Mt. Vernon township, will be held in the circuit court room of the county court house Saturday nght, October 4. Principal speaker will be Eugene Wells, former Young Democrat county chairman. All Democrdatic county candidates will take part in the program, which will start promptly ! at 7:30. Short talks will be made by Rep. Clyde Lee and Warren D. Crippen, candidates for state representative, William (Bill) Price, candidate for state senator and W. Carl Johnston, candidate for Congress from the 23rd district. Entertainment will feature Lucky LeRoy and his singing guitar and the Texico Hill Billies. Although the program is being sponsored by Mt. Vernon's fifth precinct, the general public is invited to atiend. AIRPORT NEWS Robert Tiblis and Verle Campbell of C'entralia flew to Mt. Vernon today. Mr. and Mrs. .loo Dull, Dr. E. B. Epperson and E. E. OutLand flew to Springfield yesterday afternoon. Stevenson Overhauls TV, Radio Plans (Continued From Paee I) son are rlead broke. He said it was at the last minute that they got together* $55,000 to pay Mr Stevenson's television-radio address Monday night. In addition to sponsoring major addresses, the Volunteers for Stevenson are being asked to raise funds to buy local radio and TV time to present excerpts from Stevenson addresses in 15, five or one- minute batches. Wilson W. Wyatt, Stevenson's campaign manager, last night made his !'>!•• : of the campaign- to Ihe Stcvepson volunteers. He said the volunteer organization has made an astounding growth, with Republicans, Democrats, nonpartisan leaguers and others joining in a common cause to put Stevenson in tho White House. "The answer is simple," Wyatt said. "You and countless more like you are responding to Adlai Stevenson's efforts to talk sense to tho American people. "As independents, you have discovered that be meant it when he said he would rather lose the election than mislead the American people. And, as independents, you have resolved that such a man must be elected." MCLAUGHLIN'S CAFF 34 th « Bdwy Phone 468 Nothing like It In the whole country—Food worth twice this much—Wo only do It through volume. Sorvecl ns Enrlv as 10:45 TIP 8 P. !U. Friday's • "Treat of the Day 49 ONLY a ^c Worth A Dollar Anywhere LARGE PORK STEAK French fried potatoes, navy beans, tossed spring salad, hot corn bread, coffee. GRAPES ARE HERE! MAKE JAM AND JELLY WITH SURE-JELL* PECTIN TODAY! *A Mteril fratt ptttta preMkretl MR. AND MRS. BERTICE STEWART sell their property located at 606 S. 24th street to a client for an investment. Mr. and Mrs, Stewart resides at West Frankfort, Illinois, and Mr. Stewart is employed in the mines. This transaction was effected through the local real estate firm of VIRGIL T. BAILEY, Inc. Divorce Suit Is Filed Here Doris M. Buckels filed suit for divorce against Glen R. Buckels in circuit court here late yesterday, charging cruelty in the complaint. The plaint iff also seeks custody of two children. The couple married October 17. 1942 and remained together until August 25, 1952, the complaint states. Attorney George W. Howard, Jr. represents the plaintiff. Two Minor Fires Here Yesterday Mt. Vernon firemen answered two alarms for minor fires yesterday. At 6:15 p. m. they were called to Eighth and Barton, where fire slightly damaged a 1940 model car owned by Ronnie Payne. Earlier hey were called to Rack- away and Lou streets to extinguish a grass fire. MT. V. NEON STARTS WORK REBUILDING (Continued from Page One) Mt. Vernon departments in fighting the flames. At 8:00 o'clock it appeared that the main brick building of the plant, might also go up in flames, when smoke started pouring through a ventilator on the roof. Spread Is Prevented Holes were quickly chopped in the roof and several hose lines were used from the roof to avert that threat at 8:30. By 9:00 o'clock the flames were completely checked, but the ruins were still simmering this afternoon. Fire gutted the b»j» warehouse, where valuable supplies such as transformers were stored, along with the shipping room and other material storage sections. Damage Estimated Rural Fire Chief Carl Jones estimated that damage would run "well over $100,000." He said that it was the "worst fire since the rural fire department came into being almost four years ago." The lire chief said that when his department arrived the entire east wing of the building of the big plant" was burning fiercely and flames had already broken through the roof." Prices of Corn, Beef, Hogs Drop Br Asiociated Press SPRINGFIELD, 111.—A two point drop in prices received by Illinois farmers in the month ending Sept. 15 was noted Wednesday by the Federal-State Agriculture Departments. On that date, the index of all prices stood at 294 per cent of the 1910-14 base period. These price changes were noted in the month: corn, $1.07 a bushel, down 29 cents. Beef "attle at $27.50 a hundredweight dipped 50 cents and hogs at $19 a hundredweight dropped $2. "NO SENSE" IN BEARING KOREAN WAR BRUNT—IKE • Continued from Pane one) insisted Republcan leadership can bring prosperity without war. Six Speeches In Illinois Eisenhower's schedule on this 28-state campaign called for him to make six speeches during the day in the home state of his Democratic opponent — Gov. Adlai Stevenson — opening with a whistle^stop at Champaign and ending with a major speech tonight at Peoria at 9:30 p. m., Eastern Standard Time. Then he was due to head Friday into Wisconsin. The GOP candidate entered Illinois after a spectacular sweep through Michigan. The big turnouts left his lieutenants hopeful the Republicans would capture the state's 20 electoral votes by a wide margin in November. Despite the Stevenson endorsement by both the CIO and AFL labor chiefs, Eisenhower was given warm receptions in industrial centers having big labor votes. War Casualties Total 119,379 By Associated Prtsi WASHINGTON — Announced U. S. battle casualties in Korea reached 119,379 today, an increase of 810 since last week. The Defense Department's weekly summary based on notifications to families through last Friday reported: In- New., crease Total Killed in action...- 80 18 ,756 Wounded 726 87,965 Missing 4 12,658 Total 810 119,379 RILEY E. JOHNSON All Forms of Insurance You Name It, I Write It Available Seven Days a Week Phone—Call—Writ* 704 So. 23rd St., Mt.Vernon, III. Business Ph. 955—Res. Ph. 2341 WELBORN & CARR "Insurance that Insures" Good Insurance ... 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