Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 3, 1952 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS Hollywood Vow Chaplin Foresaw Trouble; Leaving U. S. .'Saddened' Him fJOLLYWOOD— (NEA) — Hollywood and Grapevine: Hollywood biggies who attended that farewell party for Charlie Chaplin vow that he smelled trouble ahead in >eaving the U. S. Chaplin addressed the gathering on his lack of patriotism for this or any Dthor country and added: "Home Is where I hang my hat. But I must say that this time I am overcome with sadness at leaving the place where I have hung my hat for so long." Strikes us that Chaplin hung himself instead of his hat this time. + • * y Although MGM is suing Mario Lanza for wrecking "The Student Prince"—which has been shelved •—his contract has not been dissolved. Mario can still report to the studio and demand work plus pay. Meanwhile, the word's leaked out that it was Betty Lanza's doctors who ordered Mario to leave the house. At any rate, Mrs. Lanza went through a medical crisis that was kept secret from even the closest friends of the couple. » * * * To Marilyn Monroe—who else? —goes the Number One spot in Motion Picture Herald's 12th annual S"tars of Tomorrow poll of America 's motion picture theater owners. Debbie Reynolds, Marge and Gower Champion and Mitzi Gaynor were runners-up. * # * # Two temporary bachelors were exchanging their woes at Bob Daltons. "My wife is spending the season in Las Vegas," one said. "With me," said the other, "it's slightly different. My wife is spending in Las Vegas this season." * * * * , Cold Snap It'<= eyebrow-lifting, but newlyweds Michael Wilding and Liz Taylor are scrapping like old married folks. In public yet. * * * * Ginger Rogers insisted on changing the ending of her new Paramount starrer, "Forever Female." from a tragic to an everybody's-happy climax. And the moan around the studio is that Ginger is cheating herself out of an Oscar nomination by the switch. It's the story of an aging stage actress who insists on playing girlish roles and finally has to step aside for a younger emoter. * * • * Pat Wymore's father Is planning a luxury western motel not far from Fiynn's Inn (Errol's projeet) at booming Apple Valley. More proof that the Flynn- Wymore marriage is solid. * * * * > It was a wrangle with her relatives that made ailing Hatt .ie McDaniel decide to enter the Motion Picture Country Home. * * * * Betty Hutton's recovery, following two throat operations, is by no means permanent. Doctors have told her she'll need periodic surgery. * • « * For a fellow who visited the studio only twice during the four years he owned it, Howard Hughes did all right. His RKO profit, after selling out to a syndicate headed by Ralph Stolkin, was S2 million. And he still owns Jane Russell's contract. • • * • Sick of It All The James Masons, the Stewart Grangers and the Ronald Coje- mans are clam-ups on the subject of he latest blast at Hollywood stars by British ctors' Equity, but David N ! ven, a British subject, doesn't mince words in yelling "For shame!" Boiling over charges from London that such Yankee Doodle Dandies as Alan Ladd, Joel McCrea, Rock Hudson and Jeffrey Hunter are taking movie jobs away from British stars, Niven told me"I have no rime at nil for British E' uity. I suffer terribly because of this jealousy of American stars. The statements and actions of British Equity are unforgivable. If it were a case of 500 American chorus girls replacing 500 British chorus girls, it would be different. "But the truth is that there would be very little film production in London at all without the American companies that go over. For every three or four Hollywood names, 400 British actors are used as extras. Yet American actors are pilloried. I'm sick of these attacks." The day the* price of haircuts was tipped to $1.50 in Hollywood, Paul Henreid reported for work on a barber shop set of the 725 A. D. vintage in "Siren of Bagdad" at Columbia. A sign reading, "Hhaircuts and Blood-letting" -ught his eye. "Ah," said Henreid, "barbers haven't changed a bit." * * * If Tony Curtis learns all of Houdini's tricks for "Houdini," he'll be a sensation at Hollywood parties. Houdini could sit in a chair and tie knots with his toes. Italy Lifts Ban On Services of Church of Christ By Attsclattd Fr«M ROME—The Italian government today lifted its ban against operations of the American-sponsored Church of Christ in Italy. The U. S. Embassy, announcing the decision, said it followed discussions between the Embassy and the Italian government. The denomination's .22 churches and one orphanage will be permitted to operate as usual during the period while their application for permanent permission is being acted upon by the government. Elbridge Dubrow of Los Angeles, Calif., minister consular of the Embassy, passed on formal notification of the decision to Cline R. Paden, head of the American-led church here. Last Sunday Italian police permitted the Church of Christ to hold its first public services in three weeks. The Church of Christ, the Assembly of God and Pentecostal church have protested to the U. S. State department against police interference with their services. TIMKEN SILENT AUTOMATIC OIL HEATING We sell thd BEST And service the REST OLEN EATER Heating -Sheet Metal Shop 808 8. 17th Residence 1914 Casey Phone 849 XiOUR HOME New CUPCO All-Aluminum Stnfui -Sash And Screen Units Beautifully Modern Baked-On Flat White Enamel Exteriors Add New Charm To Your Home. In Addition. You Change The Storm Sash and Screen Units FROM INSIDE. It's As Easy As Raising Or Lowering A Window. You Simplify Your Problems Of Personal Comfort and Modernize The Exterior Of Your Home, By Installing These Practical Units. ALL-ALUMINUM STORM SASH AND SCREEN COMBINATION FRANK B. NEAL Phone 770-J FREE ESTIMATES Firemen Called To Camp Ground When Mrs. James Patton, of 1609 Broadway, kept detecting the odor of burning rubber last night she called the fire department. Firemen investig ted, discovered that a rubber gasket on a coffee maker was melting, causing the odor. Grow Your Hogs Faster and Use Less Feed With PIONEER HOG BALANCER 8r« T*« Loral Dram FAIR FEED CO. Mt Veraom. III. Three Fill Bonds On Larceny Charge Three Ml Vernon residents have filled bonds on charges of larceny ol scrap iron belonging to the'C. ifr K. I. Railroad Co. They are Lloyd Rodine. 20. Winston A. Wilson, 24, and Leroy Reynolds. 19. They filled bond before W. O. Page, justice of the peace. ALPINE TRIP One of the most interesting trips to be taken by a traveler in Vienna is a two-hour aerial tramway journey which carries passengers over the Alps. ATOM CANNON MAKES ITS HOW—The U.S. Army's giant cannon, drslirnoil In deliver nn atomic shell deep into enemy territory, rests In firing position at the Ahenlecn, Md., I* roving Ground after being unloaded from currying vehicle. The 8-ton wenpon, the Army's Inrgest. completely mobile gun, enn fire n 12-inch shell 20 miles. (AI> Win-photo) OPDYKE H. P- K EL LEY Corraipondenl Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Estes left last Saturday on n vacation trip through the west and southwest. They expect to be gone about 15 days. Earl Roane was a business caller in Belle Rive Wednesday. Word was received Wednesday of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Thomas, Jr. of Ro- chelle, III. Mrs. Thomas is the former 'Miss Mnrjorie Floyd. Mrs. Walter Peterson and sons visited Mr. and Mrs. Hans Petersen last Wednesday, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Champ and son Robbie visited Mrs. Champ's parents, Mr. and Mrs. .lohn Lem- Ue. in Belle Rive last Monday. Mr. I,enike has been sick for sometime, but is reported to be much improved at this time. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pilson and Mr. and Mrs. Ule Stringer, all of Benton together with their guest, Mrs. Gertrude AverilT. were callers at the II. 1'. Kelly home last Saturday. Mrs. Averill remained over for a longer visit. We were sorry to note (he death of the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Leo Coffey. Norman was a former Opdyke boy ami was well known here. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly visited their son, Danny, who is a polio patient in St. Marys Hospital in Fast St. Louis, last Wednesday. They report Danny to be improving nicely. ATTENTION!; TRUCK OWNERS We have just received the new safety stickers and are now ready to test your trucks. 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