Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 16, 1952 · Page 2
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, October 16, 1952
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1952 FUNERALS Claude A. Lemay- Dies Here Today At Age 45 Years •* Claude Allen Lcmay, of 1102 south 23rd street, died at 8:25 a. d). today at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was 45 years, five month. 1 , and 11 days of age. Mr. Lemav wn« born in Dale, til., May 5, 1907, the son of A. W. and Nettle Lcmay. • On Novemhcr 4. 1929, he was married, in Mt. Vernon, to Nellie Dye, who survives. - Mr. Lc-may wan n member of the Railway Carmen of America. Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons. Gerald Lee, at home and Claude, Jr., who is serving with the U. S. Army In Korea; a sjepson. Eupene Dye of Mt. Ver non; three brothers. Sheridan Elmmltt and Brice of Mt. Vernon and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Bnin and Mrs. Kathryn Askew of Mt Vernon. . Funeral arrangements were Incomplete today, pending word from his son in Korea The body was taken to the Pulley -Funeral home. Oscar Foutch Of RFD, Woodlawn Dies Last Night Oscar M Foutch of RFD. Wood lawn, died at 10.10 p. m. yoster day at his farm home. •; Mr. Foutch was born December 22, 1R79, and at the time of death —was 72 yearn, nine men-Uts and 2.'1 days of age. He was the son of Elijjah and Belle (Riley) Foutch of Grand Prairie township, Jeffer son county. • On December 17, 1936, he was rnarriod to Melissa Ragsdale, who survives, "-' Also surviving are n son, Stan ton Foutch of Boyd, and four daughters, Marcellno Foutch at home, Mrs. Alma Walker and Miss Bernice Foutch of Chicago, and AJrs. Wanda Wright of Anchorage, Alaska; two stepchildren, Jack Ragsdale of Opportunity, Wash., apd Mrs. Mildred Creed of Ccn- tfalla; five brothers, Andrew, Francis and Arthur of Centralla and George and Paul of Dlx; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Corners and Mrs. Flora Stewart of Centralla; nhd two grandchildren. Mr. Foutch was a member of the Mt. Catherine Christian church, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a. m., jbnducted hy the Rev. Grant fcawklns. Burial will be In Mt. wtherine cemetery. ''The body will remain at Oshorn S ineral Home in Dix where ends may call after 2 p. m. Friday. Ready to Battle j| Ice on Highways By AitoelaUd Pr«*i -SPRINGFIELD, III—The $tnle Highway Division reports It Is niiarly ready to fight nn annual l%i million dollar battle against sfjow and ice on the 12,000 mile Illinois primary road system. ^Installation of several hundred miles of snow fence to slop drifts from accumulating on roads is apout completed, Besides 356 cinder spreaders and 1)000 snowplow-cqulppcd trucks, the division has stockpiled abrasives and snow and Ice removal chemicals. These last Include 300,000 cubic yards of sand and cln- dfcrs, 1,500 tons of calcium chloride and 3,000 tons of salt. Sues for Separate Maintenance Here Lillian Storey filed suit for separate maintenance against Paul Storey in circuit court here late yesterday, charging cruelty. •The plaintiff was granted an injunction restraining the defendant from disposing of pro|x?rty or molesting her. The couple married June 1. 1936, and separated October 7, 1952, the complaint states. Attorney Joe Frank Allen represents th plaintiff. 50-Year Pins for Two Coal Miners SWEEPSTAKES WINNER—Th!* plettire, showing n sen Hon gobbling n fish, won the best-of-show nwnrd for The f'lilciisn Dully Newt In the annual lllfnolx AMHOCIHUMI frrnx I'llnfo Contest. Photographer John I'lmlls, of I he Dally News, won first place In the met ropolliiin feature class with thin picture, titled "Down tin- Hatch," and waa Judged against five other winners for the sweep- NtukeN prl/.e. (AP Photo) EDITORS TALK—Break In proceedings of Inter-American Press Association meeting sees Gulllermo Martinez (left) of "El Puis, Havana, Cuba, and Doctor Alberto Galn/.n Pa/., former editor of "La Pren«H," Buenos Aire*, Argentina, pnpor o.xpropriiited by President Peron; listening to Luis Fritn&liil, of "El Dla," Montevideo, Uruguay. This meeting Is held In Chicago. (NEA Telephoto) BIRTHS By Associated Pre is P1NCKNEVVILLE. Ill — Presentation of gold pins to two men for 50 years of coal mining was announced today. The recipients, now retired, are John Margenthalcr, 84, and Thomas' Carveglia, 70. They are members of the Pyramid Mine local 5522, United Mine Workers. UMW members now can retire after 25 years Boost Dues in Teamster Union By Atsbclsted Preti LOS ANGELES—The AFL International Brotherhood of Teamsters has boosted the dues of its 1,250,000 members to increase its surplus to 60 million dollars. Purpose of the hike, approved by the union's Kith national convention Wednesday, was stated by Dave Beck, executive president. Mr. and Mrs. WlHinrn Willis ot Sesser are the parents of a daughter born at 2:07 a. m. today at Good Samaritan hospital. She weigher! four pounds and six ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Robertson of College street are the parent); of a dmii'hter horn at ('•: 10 a. m. today at Good Samaritan hospital. She weighed lour pounds nine ounces. Mr and Mrs Wesley Lcmay of 1309 Jones street are the parents of a girl horn at 7!!5 p. m. yesterday at Jefferson Memorial hospital. She weighed .seven pounds and right and a half ounces and was named (llenda Jean. Mrs. Ma.\ine Chamliliss received a cablegram today from Warrant Officer Joe W. Clark announcing IP arrival of a son named Mark, born yesterday in Kaiserslautern, "Jermany. where Mr. Clark Is stn- iotied Mrs ("lark is the former Virginia Sledge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs \V W Sledge of llar- iramj and the inlanl's lather is he son of Mrs Klhrl Clark nl 815 Main street The baby weighed seven pounds tour ounces. LITTLE UIX End Survey of Menard Prison * By Aiioelntod Prill CHESTER, 111.—Its survey completed at Menard State Prison a legislative investigating team now has scheduled visits to the Vnnda- lia enal Farm and Stntesvllle Prison at Juliet next week. .After ending the inquiry at Me- nnrd Wednesday, Rep. Samuel Schaumleffel (R-Monmouth), committee chairman, would give no indication of when the group would make a public report on its findings, lie said, however, that the committee was "well satisfied with the over all improvement of conditions" at the Southern Illinois penitentiary. A two-prisoner escape, an nl- templod escape by several trustees and a general uprising by inmates have rocked the Menard institution recently. The committee is now recessed until Its visit to Vandalia, possibly next Tuesday. Cigarette Smuggler Fined r v Aftaoclnti . c». MARSEILLE, France—A French court sentenced Jean DeStour to four months in jail and ordered him to pay a fine of 55S million francs i $1,700,000) for trying to smuggle six tons of American cigarettes into ranee from Tangier. Buzzard Hits Streamliner WELBORN & CARR "Insurance that Insures" Good Insurance ... Is Not Cheap Cheap Insurance ... \ Is Not Good tin B ro^dway- -Ph. 1190 "N.J/ !VIV~> ,..ill -J ' P Nl* y l\ | , 'Die gal who lios slaved all afternoon over a hot bridge table uiuolly gets to the supermorkel just ahead of the 9 to 5 crowd. VENITA'S CAFE 813 S. 10th HOME COOKING Served 7 Days a Week 1 Oy Associated Press CENTRALIA, 111. — A high tailing htizznrd and a 100 mile an hour passenger train collided today and threw the train off schedule. Jesse Van Meter, Champaign engineer, said it must have been disastrous lor the buzzard. lie said the bird smashed the thick windshield of the dicsel engine pulling the Illinois Central Railroad's City of New Orleans near Alma, just north of Centralia. lie was showered with glass, and the southbound train iwked into Centr;ilia '13 minutes late. The train 'continued at about half speed to Carbondalc where its windshield was replaced. Red Shells Hit 2 U.S. Warships By AttocIaUd Pr«i» WASHINGTON.—The Navy reported today that Communist shore batteries shelled two U. S. ships off the east coast of North Korea Monday, killing one crewman and wounding 21. The ships hit were the radar picket destroyer Perkins and the minesweeper Osprey. They suffered only "superficial damage," the announcement said. The Perkins was straddled by gunfire Monday while bombarding north of Kojo. Two near misses off the port beam killed one man and wounded 17. Sixteen of the wounded suffered only minor Injuries. The same day, the Osprey received minor damage from shrapnel while operating off the port of Wonsan. Four men were wounded. The man killed on the Perkins was Ly.le A. Sorensen, electrician 3rd class, son of Peterson Sorensen, Burlington, la. Wealthy Newsboy To Retire Nov. 1 By AlioctaUd Prets CINCINNATI — Jimmy Widmeyer, fabulous "newsboy" who for years has driven to his corner either in one of the country's highest priced automobiles or in his station wagon, is going to retire Nov. 1. Jimmy, now 68, made a fortune in shrewd business enterprises. For 48 years, he has hawked his newspapers and magazines on the southwest corner of Fifth and Walnut streets in downtown Cincinnati. "I'm getting too old to fight the winters from this street corner," Jimmy said today. HOSPITAL NOTES JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Admitted: Mrs. Faye Olin, Mrs Virginia Lemay, Fred Mitchell of Wayne City, Carl Denham and Master Carl Lester Denham of Macedonia, Joe Bradford and Mrs. Maizie Hester. Discharged: Mrs. Lola McGehee GOOD SAMARITAN Admitted: Mrs. Esther Daniel: of Bluford, Mrs. Helen Buretta of Ashley, Master Leonard Leslie Maierhoffer Mrs. Adrienne Schin delar of Ashley. Discharged: Master John Arthui Boyd, Mrs. Mildred Jackson, Mrs Opal Dalton and Master Leo She horn. MEETINGS ATTENTION, SIR KNIGHTS A stated conclave of Patton Commandery No. 69 will be held Thursday, October 16, at 7:30 p m. A school . f instruction for the seventh district will be held Friday, Oct. 17, at 2:00 p. m. Dinner at 6:00. All plates must be reserved. Phone 975. OSCAR Q. STOCKTON, E. C CECIL N. LOVIN, Rec. Rummage Sale City Hall Building Saturday, October 18 Starting at 7:00 A. M. Clothing, Home Canned Fruits, Vegetables anil Pickles Sponsored by Republican Women Anyone wishing to donate rummage, call 1604-W or 3157. Little Theatre Meeting Tonight At eight this evening there will be a first meeting to form the Mt. Vernon Community Theatre. The meeting will be held in the Bowl — on Casey between eighth and ninth. The theatre will be in arena style. There will be a demonstration of how this type of theatre works with no curtain used to change scenery. Everyone who is interested is invited to see the demonstration whether they are interested in acting, working backstage, or just interested in seeing a show. The admission is free. Previous experience in acting is not nec6ssary for theatre in the round, or arena theatre, since the means of presentation is so different from conventional staging. Rural Firemen Called 3 Times Mt. Vernon rural firemen answered three alarms for minor blazes yesterday afternoon and this morning. Yesterday afternoon they were called to the .iome of Russell Hail, RFD 5, where a rug was slightly damaged by fire. They also controlled a grass fire at the home of Guy Wooters on the Ashley road. This morning they were called to the Mt. Vernon Fairgrounds to control a grass fire. BOY INJURED IN ACCIDENT Jimmie Thomas, age 12, of 912 Welkin street, was slightly injured in a collision between his bicycle and a car at 3:00 p. m. yesterday in the 500 block of south 12th street. lnora Farmer, 504 south 12th street, was backing her car out of the driveway and Jimmie was riding south on his bicycle when the accident occurred. The youngster was taken to Jefferson Memorial Hospital for examination. Miles Talbott Is Reappointed Nash Dealer The reappointment of Miles W. Talbott as Ml. Vornon dealer for Nash nutwnohiltrs was announced today by R. R. Compton. St. Louis zone manager for Nash Motors. Mr. Talbotfc has purchased the dealership from M. L. Henderson. Mr. Talbott was Nash dealer for six years before the business was bought by Henderson, who is selling because of ill health. The business will be operated in the same location as the former Henderson Nash in the large garage building at 316 S. 9thr which Mr. Talbott owns. The building has been completely redecorated inside and out and a modernization program has been carried out in the shop and parts department. Five Divorces Granted Here Five divorces have been granted in circuit court here this week by Judge B. W. Eovaldi. Divorces granted included: Arthur Feltman vs. Mamie Feltman; Martha Cave vs. John P. Cave; Beulah Mable Stover vs. Nelson Marquis Stover; Marilyn Gay Gibson vs. Robert fcugene Gibson; Ella Hall vs. Gordon E. Hall. AIRPORT NEWS E. E. Outland flew to Lambert Field in St. Louis today f or John Floyd who arrived from California and brought him to Mt. Vernon. Hollis Thayer of Winona, Minn., flew to Mt. Vernon airport yesterday. Kenneth Felix and W. R. Robinson of Fairfield flew to this city Wednesday afternoon. MCLAUGHLINS CAFE 2403 Bdwy Phone 463 We Serve From 10:45 A. M. Til 8 P. M. FRIDAY'S rr "TREAT OF THE DAY Only 49 C Worth a Dollar Anywhere Old Fashioned Meat Loaf With Brown Gravy Choice of 3 out of 5 —French fried potatoes, whipped potatoes, Great Northern beans, buttered carrot sticks, cole slaw, hot corn bread and coffee. AIR. AM) AIRS. AIACK HENRY purchase 5 room efficiency homo located at 2207 Conger for a home from a client. This transaction was effected through the local real estate firm of VIRGIL, T. BAILEY Inc. ft-* H We've Stamped Your CREDIT OK! JACK I,, SANDERS. Mgr. at WHITE LOAN CO. Loans Usually Completed in 15 Minutes 1116 Broadway Mt. Vernon, Illinois Phone 1996 LOANS MADE TO RESIDENTS OF NTCARBY TOWNS FREE WIENER ROAST AND DANCE (JIMMY WRIGHT'S RHYTHM PLAYBOYS) SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 AT MT. VERNON STATE GAME FARM At 6:30 P. M. Sponsored By JEFFERSON CO. YOUNG DEMOCRATS CLUB EVERYBODY WELCOME For Free Transportation to the Game Farm and Back Home Call 8685 or Go to Democratic Headquarters *,mbol of ^pe. faith a nd \ DIAMOND Luismnom DtUtCCD TO SMOW DC /Alt

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