Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 20, 1952 · Page 6
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 6

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, October 20, 1952
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MT. VERNON FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN 1902—Photographed together wore Mt. Vernon police officers iintl fire fighter* In 11)02 at the old firo barn, located whore the city Jiall Is now. In tho roar of the fire barn can bo neon the city Jail, called In those days the "calaboose." In the wagon are firemen Charles Gordon and Tom Hawkins with Harry SHAKES HAND FOR VOTE—Mrs. Dwlght Elsenhower (right), wife of the OOI" Presidential candidate, and her mother, Mrs. John Dowd of Denver, bond down to shake hand of train crewman during brief stop here last night. It all came about after the railroader Jokingly said he wouldn't vote for Elsenhower unions they shook his hand. The stop, for triiln service and change of crew, was made in Cleveland en route from Texas to New York. (NEA Telephoto) ILLINOIS SHARPSHOOTER Voarwood, the driver. Boys are unidentified. Standing, from left, are Police Officers Harvo England, Dan Ken rich and Charles Satterfleld, and Firemen Chan Pasley, Sam Stevenson, Bob Satterfleld, Joe Starkey, John Dodson and Fire Chief George Johnson. (Photograph loaned by Ralph Pavltt) There Must Be a Better Way Than This! CHURCH WINS CONTEST—The Sunday School of Central Church of Christ received the church flag shown above for winning an attendance contest with other Christian churches. From left are Assistant Sunday School Superintendent Floyd Stockton, Superintendent James Koeningsmark and Lester E. Piter, the minister. (Mary Jane studlo photo) LANDMARK IN HISTORY Quarterback Tommy O'Connell (left) of the University of Illinois goes through some paces with Pete Bnchorous (center) and Bernle Eisner (right) during mid-week practice at Champaign, I1L, for game at Minnesota Oct. 18. O'Connell, a poised 22-year-old junior who stands five feet, eleven Inches and weighs 178, shattered all Illinois aerial yardage records In spraying his shots against Washington. He picked up 262 yards with 14 completions out of 17 pitches before leaving the game after a Mttle mole than M minutes of action. (AP Wire photo) h EM B E Z ZI.GR OF $78,000 JAILED — Ura Francis Beauchamp, 62, waits In jail for federal grand jury action after confessing he embezzled $73,000 In 17 years at the bank where he worked. He was manager of the Grimes Branch' of the De» Moines Bank and Trust Co. Beauehnmp surrendered voluntarily to the FBI and confessed In tears he took money to live on the «cule expected of a banker. (NEA TetapaoU) 1775. PAUL REVERE'S HOUSE. Boston,Massachusetts^ AP Newsfeatnres This Is one of the very few seventeenth century houses in America which has withstood the march of time; it is still standing, as It was when Paul Revere lived In it. Of French Huguenot descent, Paul followed the trade of his father, a goldsmith, and became expert In his craft. Due to injustices under British rule, he became active In the Revolutionary Party. He made two engravings on copper plate, Illustrating the Stamp Act, 1776, and the Boston Massacre, 1770, and was also one of the planners of the Boston Tea Party. On the night of April 18, 1775, by his famous ride, warning the Patriots of the British March on Lexington and Concord, Paul Revere started the struggle for freedom and caused his name to be permanently engraved in America's history. HE FOUGHT FOR TRIANGLE 'mLL^-AGI, his face showing pain, his fighting togs torn and bloody, can barely stand as a hospital corpsman helps him from a jeep which has just brought him to a first aid post at the foot of Triangle Hill in Korea. (EDITORS: the soldier's eyes are painted out by the censor to prevent Identification prior to notification ef next of kin. (A* Wlfiuiiti) SERENADE FOR IKE—Gop presidential nominee Dwlght D. Elsenhower leans on the piano and grins (Oct. 16) as composer Irving Berlin, at keyboard, leads a group of theatrical and sports personalities In an "I Like Ike" song In New York. Members of the National Arts and Sports Committee for Eisenhower-Nixon are from lefts Gene Tunney, Eddie Eagan, Robert Montgomery, Happy Fel.ton (with glasses), Bte, Bob Christen berry (partly hidden), Dorothy Fields, Bill Gaxton, and New Hampshire Governor Sherman Adams. Seated, right, is Helen Hayes. (AP Wlrephoto)

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