Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
5 YEARS AGO TOD.\Y Jarret McCowon, Sr., prominent Wallonville farmer, orchard- ist and insurance agent, died suddenly this morning at Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago. He was 76 years of age. Pvt. "Dude" Koontz, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Koontz, spent the weekend in Mt. Vernon. Pvt. Koontz is stationed at Camp Ellis. 111., with an engineer group. Will V. B. Bogan, brother of the late J. Frank Bogan, former city editor of The Register-News, died yesterday at his homo in Joliot, He was 83 years old la.st March. The average pas.scngor automobile in the United States travels 8300 miles annually, while a truck averages 11,000 miles.