Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 18, 1952 · Page 26
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 26

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 18, 1952
Page 26
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 11 Show People Go Overseas to Entertain GIs By Aitoeiittd Prtu HOLLYWOOD—Some 65 show business personalities who are giving up their own holidays at home to entertain GIs overseas will be honored today. Military and movie brass will stage a sendoff luncheon for the troupe on the eve of their takeoff for bases in Korea, Alaska, Greenland, Newfoundland and the Caribbean. Among those making the trip are Richard Allan, Paul Douglas, Jan Sterling, Carleton Carpenter, Movita, Carolina Cotton, Walter Pidgeon, Debbie Reynolds, Keenan Wynn, Dawn Addams, Roscoe Ates, Lita.Baron, Rory Calhoun, Jean Peters and Bill Shirley for Korea. Beverly Michaels, Cindy Garner, Ginny Jackson and Jane Frazee for Alaska. Raymond Burr, Wanda Curtis and Ann McCormack for Newfoundland-Greenland. Lois Andrews, Donna Williams and Pat Williams for the Caribbean. Fairfield Ice Plant to Quit FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield Ice plant will cease operation De- eember 31st. Organized in 1912, the business la one of the older Fairfield enterprises. According to Miss Florence Bennett, secretary o£ the Fairfield Ice Sc Coal Co., the corporation is being dissolved and the real estate — about 288 feet on West Main street, including the old Fairfield Creamery location — will be wld. William S. Glover, president of She, Bbner Ice & Coal Storage,Co., at Vineennw, said his company ii buying the ice inventory of the Fairfield company and will maintain regular service to Fairfield eustomeri. His company, establish- S tai 1854,'now serves seven towns Southern Illinois and Indiana. The Fairfield ice plant was «s- tabHshed here In 1912 on the corner of 4th and West Delaware •treat where the Legion Hall is lo- C ited. For most of its years, the t* TL O. Mitchell was its manager. Present employes of the com- eanv are Leonard Young, engineer, Ctrl Miller, driver, and Edna Compton, bookeeper. AP Science Writer Gets $1,000 Award By *iH >liM PrtM WASHINGTON — Alton L. Blakeslee, an Associated Press sci- R we reporter, and Morton M. tint, a free-lance writer, have won 11 ,000 awards for the year's beat science, writing. The American Association for the Advancement of Science Wednesday named them to receive the annual AAAS — George Westinghouse Science Awards. The prizes will be presented, in St. Louis Dec. 29. Blakeslee won in the field of newspaper science writing with a series of four articles which reported on promising and vital research at the Jackson Memorial Laboratory at Bar Harbor, Me. Hunt won his prize for an Es- squlre magazine article describing experiments conducted by Dr. Howard S. Liddell, Cornell University psychobiologist, and designed to trace causes of nervous breakdowns and other neurotic conditions. THIS XMAS Give Gifts that You Do Not Worry About Wrong Siza or Wrong Color Givo Win* and Liquor .'as be tare at ne returns mt wronf ttu *r wrong color. Oet your sure gifts from Tho Wooden Indian Hie Only Package Goods Store In Mt. Vernon Free Parking In Bear FREE DELIVERY Phone 100 or 708 For Your Sure Gifts • Choose from the brand sew 'S3 model*—the motor* they'll be "standing in line" so get when the boating season opens. What a ejifr^-fssDinsri of* ran for the mews sanulrl Get our ttadc-in allowance oa yonr old motor! Prices start as low $fl i*725 DtWITT-MAXEY MOTOR CO. S. 10th Phone TIB DOCCY AFFECTION — Joan Hsneel Is affeetisMtsIr nustled by her Bedlington terrier, "Champion Seek Bloge flan Light" at annual show of Bronx County Kennel Clab hi New Yefffc. Howard Hughes Again in Control Of RKO Studio Ry Associated Prtu HOLLYWOOD — The unpredictable Howard Hughes is back in the driver's seat at RKO. The manufacturer of airplanes, oil tools and movies was elected chairman of the board of RKO yesterday, although he recently sold his controlling interest In the studio.. Noah Dietrich, J. Miller Walker, Edward G. Burke Jr., A. D. Simpson and Hughes comprise the You will find a I a r g • •election of Gifts for the Smoker at THI WOODEN INDIAN Board, Hughes succeeds Maurice H. Bent, New York City broker, who bowed out only a week after his election to the board. No reason was given for his withdrawal. Hughes sold his interest to Ralph Stolkin of Chicago and a group of associates several months ago for $7,093,940. Stolkin still owes Hughes 5% million dollars and Burke now is the lone Stolkin representative on the board. For Christmas Gifts of Quality Be lure to see thr WOODEN INDIAN In Mt. Vernon CANDT. OIGARI, FOLDS, TOBACCO, PIPES, PLCS MANS SMOKIES' ITEMS, "Clad" Newg for Chrlstmat GIVE A GIFT THAT GROWS Before Christmas, we will send a gift certificate for gladioli bulbs to the person of your choice. Next spring, we will deliver selected large gladioli bulbs to your friends before planting time. A $2.00 order of choice varieties of our fine gladioli bulbs would make a wonderful Christmas gift. '• Drive out, write today or telephone Due 4S. CUMMINS FLOWER SHOP Located on State Route 37 — 8 miles north of Mt, Vernon, 111. DIX, ILLINOIS MODERN Wayne County Gets New Wells; Oil Fields Active FAIRFIE' D—Oil activity in Wayne cburity is increasing again this week and a number of Rood wells are in the stages of com- pletiOn. Drilling is very active in several sections of the county. In Jasper township, Nation Oil company r s Claud Marks No. 2, ? ection 26, has been completed at 80 barrels per day from the AuxVases. Their Marks No 3, section 26 has set pipe to the AuxVases and Is moving in spud­ der for completion. N. V. Duncan and Nation Oil company's CrelghtOn Heirs No. 2, section 35 has set pipe to the AuxVnscs. On a drill stem test it recovered 120 feet of clean oil and 120 feet of mud cut oil. Spudder was moved in Wednesday for completion. Midland Development company's Sterling Ellis E-l, section 27, came in at 222 barrels per day. Their Ellis E-2, section 27 has set pipe and is waiting on spudder for compl*ti6n, Their A. J. Robertson No, 1, section 28 and L. E. Borah No. 1, section 22 are new locations. Pure's O. H. Gray No. 1, sec- tl6n 21 it completing in the Aux- Va»*S but there is no gauge yet. A. J, Slagter's O. H. Gray No. 1-C, section 16, has set pipe to the AuxVases and is waiting on spudder. Their Gray 2-C, section 16 is drilling below 3200 feet. Their Vern Murphy No. 1, section 10, has been completed for 70 barrels per day. Illinois Mid-Continent's ,T. F. Shaw No. 2, section 34, has been completed but there is no information on its production. Their Green-Bothwell No. 3, section 35, is drilling near 3000 feet. Collins Brothers have moved ir. on the Lear farm for Immedic te drilling. In Elm River. Wayne Misener's Mrs. Jessie (Windiand) Taylor No. 1, section 12, about 2H miles northwest pf Mt. Eric is ready to_ perforate the O'Hara Wednesday. Pipe was set last week in this test following a very good drill stem test. Floyd and Henson's A. R. Marvel No. 1, section 21, two miles southeast of Enterprise, is drilling at 2609 feet. Doolittle Wins Wright Trophy • y 4tio«l»«U fr«» WASHINGTON — President Truman says American military airpower has made "startling technical advances" and should be pushed even more to keep Communists from "plunging the world into war." Truman's comments were made in ad address Wednesday night at the Wright Memorial Dinner of the Aero Club of Washington honoring Lt. Gen- James H. Doo- iittle for his services to aviation. It was attended by 1,400. Truman presented Doolittle the Wright Memorial Trophy in recognition of his contribution as a civilian to aviation. Earlier In the day, ceremonies were held at Kitty Hawk, N. C, marking the 49th anniversary of the first airplane flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright, nanHusimmm msm^ymwsmm mymmsmmm MmtMrnmrnmrntmsmmm Open Until 8:00 P. M. Until Christmas Evs belle • skarmee in Ut own, Jbx^- sly, She'd least expect (but most enjoy) perfect fitting stockings! And that, of course, means BcUe-Sharmeers. Because they're made in the right length ,.. ihe right \oidth . . . the right shape for her leg. Won't you come in and let us select her own sleek, smooth Belle-Sharmeer Leg-size? $1.35~$1.65—$1.95 lift Give Her A Gift Certificate All Gifts Wrapped Free GIFT Of EN * Tonight Until 8 P.M. aWjwCBKj Hometown • *» tuw+prt*4 MA nstef Mt wM *» •at ym mm few, AM< wM a buy It M Bp PFlOTaf Pay M Little f I.SO After fmill Down Payimnt. 21-inch RCA Victor Seifridge A DeLuxo Set With Magi a Monitor • In TV studios, an engineer constantly "monitors" each program to transmit the very best Image. The electronic "Magic Monitor" does the same Job automatically Inside your new RCA Victor set! You'll enjoy all the engineering features which make RCA Victor Television Deluxe instruments the ultimate ka television. 5 379 Emily adapfd jor UJI.Fi EASY TERMS USB OUR CHRISTMAS LAY-A-WAY fEATHERSTUfl t'- APPLIANCES . . . (at 7Hadti0£f^9 1112 BROADWAY PHONE 322 IS

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