Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 24, 1952 · Page 9
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS Peter EtKon Washington Column GOP OPPOSITION, MONEY WOES, PLAGUE SOUTHERN DEMOCRATS By PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Republican hopes of winning several Southern states in the presidential race are buoyed up by a couple of new factors in Dixie politics. The first is that the regular Southern Democratic organizations have never had any opposition from the Republicans before Democratic leaders don't know what to do with this opposition, and they're running scared. Any little show of Eisenhower enthusiasm is blown up to the proportions of a major catastrophe and causes a yell to Washoington for help. The second factor is that because of tlje dispute over tidelands oil, a lot of the big money from Texas and Louisiana oil men in particular is going to the Republicans. In years past it has always gone to the Democrats. That makes the Democratic campaign in the South harder to wage. Im stead of taking money out of the South, the Democrats this year are having to pour it in. And they haven't much to pour. * * * * Latest size-up on how the campaign is going: There's nothing to smear but smear itself. * » * * Sen. Robert F. Kerr of Oklahoma, who wanted the Democratic presidential nomination for himself, has finally gotten over his disappointment and gone campaigning for the Stevenson-Sparkman ticket in the Southwest, peddling his usual line of medicine- show wisecracks. Here's one he pulled at Waco, Tex.: "Senator Nixon said last Saturday night that he had to win this election, so he would be in a position to drive from Washington all the second-rate crooks. I guess he meant those who took in less than $18,000." * • * * U. S. Communist Party will cut the sorriest figure of its 32-year history in this year's elections. Eighty of the party's top leaders have been indicted by the U. S. government for violation of' the Smith act. This law, aimed against those seeking to overthrow the American form of government, was constitutional in 1951. Thirty- one Reds have bee nconvicted un- i der this act and 13 more are on trial in Hawaii and Pennsylvania. In addition, the U. S. Commie party is on the run financially. The Daily Worker is indulging in one of its periodic appeals for funds to keep going. And the party treasury has been drained by the year-long fight against registration before the Subversive Activities Control Board. In addition to whatever fees were paid the party lawyers, Vito Marcantonio and John Abt, they had to buy 14,000 pages of testimony manuscript at 40 cents a page, which cost them $5600. They're screaming about it. • • • * All during the campaign, the Republicans have been beating Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson over the head for this pre-convention statement: "I have no ambition for the nomination. I have no fitness, temperamentally, mentally, or physically for the job. I just don't want to be nominated." But now, at the end of the campaign, Republican National Committee headquarters has come up with a printed statement that, Ike's real thoughts run like this: " 'For myself, I certainly don't want to be President of the United States I did not so much seek the office — my thought is that many people who thought the nation needed a change sought me, and perhaps a leadership hot predicated upon political partisanship.' " • • • • Political maneuvers often backfire, but it's unusual when they backfire twice — oace each way. That's what happened in the statement by the 23 Columbia University professors who criticized California Sen. Dick Nixon 's $18,000 extra expense fund as a "vicious example." Defenders of Senator Nixon were quick to point out that nine of the professors were listed in files of the House of Representatives Un-American Activities Committee. To this the critics of Senator Nixon prmoptly replied in effect, "Columbia University! Oh, yes! Isn't that the school that General Eisenhower was president of? Is he the man who is going to root the left-wingers out of government? Why didn't he root them out of the Columbia faculty, to show how it could be done?" • • • • There will be at least 69 new FARMERS NOTICE! DO YOU WANT THE TOPS IN CORN PICKERS? THE NEW IDEA PICKER IS JUST THAT! We Have a Few Mora Left— Get Yours Now! GOOD TRADES and EASY TERMS ' See Us for the best buys and reliable service. SOUTHERN ILL EQUIPMENT CO. MT. VERNON* ILL. Glenn Cole, Phone 1953, Mt. Vernon, III. DON'T BUY VENETIAN BLINDS FROM GREEN'S, UNLESS—You want the very best you can buy. Many manufacturers have cheapened their blind to beat higher costs and competition, WE HAVE NOT! We have approximately $20,000.00 invested in machinery and supplies. We have parts for any Venetian blind being built today. We do this to accomodate your business and give you the service you want without delay. REPAIRING — RET APING — REFINISHING FREE ESTIMATE — FREE PICK-VP AND DELIVERY Venetian Blinds Our, Business — Not a Sideline GREEN'S VENETIAN BLIND SERVICE and MFG. CO. Fairfield Road — Mt. Vernon, III. — Phone 7104 1 DODGE DEPENDABLE USED CARS PRICED FOR ACTION Our Used Car Special 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe 4 Dr. Sedan Well equipped. Like brand new. Guaranteed. Only 14,620 miles. *<ST $ 1595°° ALSO +— 1951 Pontiac Chieftain "8" Del. Sed. .. $2045 Fully equipped, low mileage. A beautiful car. 1949 Pontiac Chieftain "8" 2 Dr. Sed. .$1475 Fully equipped, A-l condition, perfect. 1948 Kaiser 4 Dr. Gray Sedan $695 Exceptionally clean— Average motor. TRUCKS 1950 Dodge Vi Ton Pickup $1045 None nicer—anywhere. 1950 Dodge Vi Ton Pickup, Heavy Duty $945 Above average condition, 1945 Chevrolet }/% Ton Pickup $475 Average condition, ' WE SELL USED CARS FOR WHAT THEY ARE WORTH WE PAY TOP PRICES FOR TRADE-IMS DeWitt - Maxey Motor Co S18 So. 10th St. Iofl. PkoM 111 EASY STUDY — This overslied model or a watch, In the German Muscv.m Physics department it Munich, affords a school- Representatives in the new Congress due to pre-election causes, plus a lot more Nov. 4 upsets. Of those members of the last Congress who won't be back next year, three died, 26 retired, six ran for governor of their home state, 12 ran for the Senate, eight were deefated it. contests involving redistricting of states that lost one or more seats through reaportion- ment, and 14 were defeated in Southern state primaries wl\ere getting the nomination assures election in November. Of these congressmen, 19 were Republicans and 50 Democrats. This doesn't mean that the Re­ publicans will bake this much of again in the new Congress as nearly all of the Southerners will be replaced by other Democrats. HARRY A. RICH \ GENERAL INSURANCE i Ashley Road — Phone 195 I Insure Anything Against 1 Everything ft* I Borrow my Money from LIMERICK ft "With a little extra money ana* working in my spare time, I added another room to our house. I've found that you can do a lot of things with borrowed money." WHATEVER YOUR PLANS for your home may be, you'll find that a loan from us will help make them come true. Just figure up how much you need and then visit our office and talk it over. You can get the money the same day you apply. WE MAKE LOANS for any helpful purpose. Whether it's to pay worrisome bills and debts ... to buy things you want or need ... to handle extra fall and winter expenses, you can count on us. Phone or come in and see us for the money you want. FINANCE CORP. W. L. Dixon, Mgr. Phone 210 316 John B. Rogers Bldg. 0PDYKE Mrs. H. C. Petersen, who has been in the Good Samaritan Hospital for some time is reported to be improving nicely. Chalon Campbell of Dahlgren and Clifford Newcomb of Belle Rive werev business visitors here Tuesday. Carolyn Lynn Estes of Mt. Vernon spent Sunday night with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Estes. Robert Poole of the U. S. Armv, is spending his furlough with his wife, Nellie, and other relatives. Frank P. Kelly, wife and son, Danny, were in East St, Louis Wednesday. Danny is reported to be improving nicely, according to Hospital authorities. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Estes moved to Mt. Vernon last Wednesday, where they will spend the win tor months. Mr. Johnston is whipping his "Fighting Ops" into shape for the season basketball openerw on November 4th. The Ops will tangle with the Bonnie boys, on the Inert 1 gym. A large number of people paid final tribute to the late II. E. Roane at the Mthodist Church last Saturday. The Revs. Buesse. Wilson, and the local pastor conducted the services. Interment wns at the Smith cemetery. • be ready for winter PHIL! 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The Short-Cur Economical Way The Round-A-Bout Costlier Way From Farm t By Truck * To Stockyards Thru Commission Hous* * To Packing House t By Truck or Train To Branch Plant t To Retailers ^ TO YOUR TABLE ^ \ From Farm \ To Slaughter \ To Locker Plant You can save many dollars every year, by buying vour meats, poultry, fish, and vegetables at wholesale bulk prices when prices are low. Feed your family top quality meat* end other foods, and save money the thrifty looker way, You can have all this advantage for about 4c a day. ML VERNON FR0Z-N-F00D 1413 Bdwy — Phone 3630 L. A. Heffington, Owner CUT YOUR FOOD BUDGET LICENSED UNDER THB ILL. PURE FOOD DIV. TO ALL RETAIL CLERKS OF MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS At you know in the past years the committee of the retail merchants has met with the labor committee of your union and has negotiated agreements from time to time as to wages, hours and working conditions which have been adopted by all members of the Merchants Association. The present contract expired on September 15, 1952 and more than sixty days prior to September 15, 1952, the Union notified us that it desired to discuss terms and conditions for a new union contract. These discussions were had between the labor committee of your union and the labor committee of the employers of the Mt. Vernon Merchants' Association. While negotiations were in progress and being conducted by Mr. Joe Meissner, State Conciliator, the union committee without any advance notice and without any reason given called off all negotiations and walked out of the last meeting held between the committees representing the Merchants' Association and your local union. At all times we as your employers have negotiated in good faith? at all times we recognized your right of collective bargaining and the right of you as a member of a union to be represented by a union not only for collective bargaining purposes at the time of the expiration of the union contract but during the periods when contracts were entered into in good faith which were in existence. For the economic protection of ourselves as well as for the economic protection of all stores effected whose employes and fellow union members of yours, are on strike, we feel that we must look out for our own interests as an employer. We are therefore advising you that there will be a temporary interruption in your relationship with us as employee and employer. After this date, we shall not be open for business. It is our intention to remain closed until the labor committe of your union notifies our association that it desires in good faith to accept our notice to discussions of collective bargaining for a new association and union contract. At the present time we are not able to accept the conditions defined by the labor committee of your union. We also want to call to your attention that your labor committee has rejected the proposal offered by our association. Rest assured that we have enjoyed our employer-employee relationship with you at all times. Please arrange to contact your employer who is anxious to pay you your salary from your last regular pay data to date. The temporary severence of your employment by us is the only method ancillary to our rights of collective bargaining. This situation has been forced upon your employers because of the action taken by your union. Your employer through the Merchants' Association Committee is anxious and invites a meeting with the committee representing your local union for the purpose of entering into negotiations in good faith for the purpose of effecting a fair and reasonable contract that is reasonable to the members of your local and is one that is consistent with good economics on behalf of the employers. MT. VERNON MERCHANTS ASS'N. ly: WM. SCHELOSKY GEORGE HEIDENREICH Bec 'y

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