Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on June 19, 1951 · Page 11
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TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 1951 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT, VERNON, ILLINOIS 11 The Register News Daily Magazine Page BLONDIE BY CHIC YOUNG PRISCILLA'S POP U'L ABNER BY AL CAPP KNTCR, O MOST FORTUNATE OF UVING FEMALES, AND CUIMB THEM GOLDEN STAIRS.'.''ABOVE LUAKETM HASSAN, THC W49POtut»rr MISTAM <JN»SPOILED- <roo -Nooir. fit: RED RYDER BY FRED HARMAN L JUST REfs\£N \6ei?, THE OiuV THtKQ VOO EVER GOT FOR riOTHifVwAS BUGS BUNNY CAPTAIN EASY BY TURNER 1 W^5 AFEMD r AFTEK. ALL OUR. HE'D eOTTEW / SACRIFICES TO MAKE fBOREO HERe, 1 THAT BOy HAPPV, rHI5 Wk>< DEARl SO \ 15 THE LAST STRAW! THE NOUELTV OF HOWE LIFE HAS WORM OFF ALREADYI A 1 MOrHEE AWO I LEAVE FOR SARASOTA SOOW. DON. MAVBE I 'LL SEE VOU WHEM THE CIRCUS eers BACK TO WINTER QUARTERS.' BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES BY MARTIN TO OOI FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY ILOSSIt WMATS TME MATTER W«TH SCElMe fT TO^JK3WTP X9U OOMT SEEM BE" AS VOU Glanccfl ThrouKb the File* ut Ttat KcKlstcr »nd The Newi 55 YEARS AGO TODAY One of the largest crowds that has gathered on the square this summer, gathered there last* night to hear the band concert. Dr. H. S. Plummer and son, Gale, who have been in St. Louis attending the National Republican Convention, have returned home. 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Bertha Levinson will arrive this evening from Bartlesville, Okla., for a visit w^ith the family of L, L. Levinson. W. A. Stotlar and daughters, Pearl and Clara, left this morning for a two weeks visit at Devil's Lake, N. D. 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Leroy L. Benoist of this city and his brother, Charles G. Benoist of Bridegport, were principals in a double wedding at St. Louis. Miss Marguerite LeStage, who has been ill for the past three weeks is reported better today. 30 YEARS AGO TODAY One 'of the heaviest rains of the year fell in Mt. 'Vernon Sunday, 1.83 the tenth division of the Daughters of the American Revolution by the state regent. the precipitation measuring inches. Robert Harn Keef, an old and well known resident of Dodds township is dead. 26 YEARS AGO TODAY George Reeder and Albert Allen left this morning for St. Louis. J. L. Rainey will meet them there tomorrow and he and George Reeder will enter the trans-Mississippi golf. tournament. Smith Bean, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bean, who received a bachelor of science in civil engineering with honors at the U. of I. this spring, has accepted a position with the Standard Oil Co. at Whiting, Ind. 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Lena Moore and daughter, Lila, of St. Louis,' were severly beaten by a man who broke into their home before daylight yesterday. Mrs. Moore is the widow of Will Moore, who died several months ago and both he and Mrs. Moore spent the greater part of their lives in Jefferson county. Mrs. William T. Pace has been |appointeed divisional director of 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. George E. Green was hostess of the Philathea Sunday School class of the First Baptist Church Thursday afternoon. Misses Wanda Lee Badgett, Juanita Talbott and Mary Howard of this city are leaving today for Bloomington where they will be guests at a World Wide Guild house party over the weekend. They will remain next week and attend the summer training school. 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Mt. Vernon police received a complaint last night that boys were shooting firecrackers on Jordan street. The Veterans Reunion Commission at a meeting last night mapped the week's program for the annual Soldiers and Sailors Re­ union, which opens at the Fair' Grounds Monday night. Mrs. Frances Lee Heggy of 302 south 15th street died at the Mt. Vernon hospital today following a short illness. Her age was 79 yean. 5 YEARS AGO TODAY When the L and N Railroad took out its old water tank at the south 10th street crossing this week and put in a new one west of the depot near 17th street, workmen dug. up a water main made of pine logi seven inches In diameter with three-inch bore. It is believed that these log water pipes have becm used since the railroad was flnt built in 1869. Louis Pavledes, former Air Forea Captain, described how reconnaissance photographs were made from planes during the war at todajr^t- meeting of the Lions club. Benny Carpenter who has been a patient at a hospital in Excelsior Springs, Mo. the past thret weeks, has returned home. SIDE GLANCES BY GAURAITII RITH MiLLETT By RUTH MILLETT NEA Staff Writsr OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPLE EGAD, |2UTH>ERPORD.' AS ANi EXPERT ONi ANiTiaUES,VOO MLJST, i?ecoGMiZ£ THIS HISTORIC IKiSTRUMENiT -.-TME 6 L )6 L-& THAT 50UWDED T+^E CK^RGS IBAT UMDID NAPOLeONi AT WATERLOO.'MO\M, IF VtJLJ COOXJO ADVANiCE: «lOO <^ A t)6AL / WMEREgy— w. ^ u.O!.D IT, MA301?IF yOLi 6K !rsJKl M6 6ABR1ECS Ti ?'JMP6T, I COULDNT fiilr -F you T\WO BOCKS DiMGS l6S Too TOUSH NOW "xO BLOvsl *I00 CM A HORN MO 2^ ^ y DOES iTi OAV IN THS OUT OUR WAY Uncle Sam Offers the Ladies Plenty Not Found Elsewhere I couldn't attend a .ioint press conference at which Col. Mary A. Hallaren, director uf Women's Army Corps, and Col. Geraldine P. May, director of Women in the Air For'ce, offered to explain the various programs for women volunteering for these two services, But I'd like to quote a paragraph from a letter written by Maj.-Gen. T. J. Hanley, Jr., chief of Military Personnel Procurement Service, inviting me to the confer, ence. "The build-up male personnel for the two services is now being accomplished steadily each month through voluntary recruitment and Selective Service. The need for women in both the U. S. Army and the U. S. Air Force has increased tremendously since the outbreak of Korean hostilities. Now the time has come to acquaint the women of America with the career opportunities for needed and worthwhile service which are available in the Army^and in the Air Force." How about acquainting yourself with those facts, you June graduates ? Aside from serving your country, which is of first importance, f you go into one of the services you will be sharing with the. young inen of your age group a tremendously important experience. That is a privilege—and one that women have only recently earned. It is such a privilege that it is BY WILLIAMS hard to imagine the armed services Having any trouble getting all the young women they need into uniform. And remember this: over the long haul the great majority of women lead somewhat unexciting lives. Here is a real chance for an experience entirely different from anything you have known— or, in all likelihood, will have a chance to know again. At least consider what you can offer Uncle Sam and what he can offer you before you do any serious job-hunting. *'Meat pricM stavted atl this- the farmers on what they get for their KILLER'S PACE BY WUVS LONG COPYVGHT I9S BV WEA SEI^VICC flIIC XXVI r*LARA MAYHEW lived in a ^ south side duplex. Sonya let me in as soon as I rang. She had abandoned the slinky gown and was wearing one of her hostess's wraps. I greeted her and after some preliminary conversation I got around to some questions. I suggested that Barney Bidault's death might have been connected somehow with Frannie Martin's death. She let it out that Barney was interested in Frannie before he met Rose and then asked: "What about Larry Stone? He was interested in her too." I might have connected them myself.. She stamped out her ciga- rct and bit her lip. She said: "There's a confession floating around somewhere. Al Nanabarro must think'you have it—otherwise he wouldn't have come out in the open with his hoods to call on you last night" "A confession? As to who killed Barney Bidault?" She shot an impatient glance at me. "6on't be absurd. A confession about the death of Frannie Martin, of course. That's what Rod LaGrange was looking for when you walked in on him at the Bidault house!" I remembered the rifled desk. Sonya went on. "AJ Nanabarro told me that there was a confession about Frannie' death and that Barney Bidault bad it on him the night of his murder." I whistled. "And Al didn't say how he knew that?" "No. But he was posiUve that Rose had the confession. That's why I rigged up the trick with the gun to save her and get her out of jaiL* I scoffed: "You spin a fine yam, Sonya. Then why did you tip off Nick Ricardo as to what good pictures be oould take?" Sonya stiffened. AMD she g «t U|S slowly. "This is the second tiiae youVe accused me of double-crossing Star. Last night I let it go by because I didn't want to waste time trying to convince you of something 1 couldn't convince you of anyway! But now I'm telling you straight— I had nothing to do with those pictures!" I laughed wrily. "Rirardo's already told me it was you who called him!" • • • eONYA 'S face was eriaaoa now. ^ But her brow was furrowed in thought. She mused aloud: "Only I could have tipped bin off?" "That's right. Only you." I let her light her cigaret She took a couple of drags, tarow still furrowed and then stamped out the cigaret with an air of finality. "That bartender! The man wtM> brought the bottlel I remember now! While we were waiting we decided to run through the trick once more. We were talking about it. Then the bartender with the drinks rapped oo the door. I remember now that neither one d us had heard him come upf" By the time she had flnisbed talking, my moutb was banging open. Nick Ricardo bad takes me for a beautiful ride, palming ofl Sonya as the squealer, knowing I was sold on the idea anrw> ne'd protected bis source.. all right- that lousy Pete Cnunmitl "So you believe me nowl" Sonya was eying me with the old cold look. The phone rang. Sha answered it Alter she finished she told me: "Clara, calling from the Prater ofBce. There was a burglanr there last night Everything's In an uproar, she says, with police all over the place. A night watchman almost caught the burglar but got knocked out She cant gat my clothes, ao I'll have «• ^mntm a dress from her. Would ybs waiting till I dress, and ing me home?" I did not muid. She a few minutes and looked Clara's clothes had been her. The two girls were abeat 11M same size and I decided Sfloya would look saazxy ki bathing suit. too. • • 9 T LEFT Sonya%t the J '*' and then I drove ri^ the comer and stopped ^ the Court Bar. There were a tew present and the only the job was an aocient called "Pops." Morning. Pop& Wbmfn mit?" The old man trowaad. takin' the day oft. He's iUBt ge* some money burning a bda to kli pants pocket He hit a at the track yesterday." At the comer I bought a I was there big as life, wttk mi old rogues' gallery picture of Theodore Delaney, also Trigger Delaney. The Fifth Street First caper was recalled, and ll stated that Rod LaGrange, of the gang, was the aaaa I hai shot previously. A by -liDa by Max Feldstein quoted informed sources" as sayao. the shooting "was believad to htF', a reprisal for my kttaig l4»> Grange. Max Fekistein rated front-page by-line, the Rose Bidault's "death-bad" sion o< the truth about wbe I old Barney. Of course the so-called was only sketckor* Max was clever enough to much of it The yam was ta with the diabarmeot ala^r. alw front page. It was a good suwy, and 1 kaew Star would appreciate it I Mdei the paper and capitulated te m9 stomach, eating a whala «< a breakfast Breakfast fiaMMk t drove to the office, said: "Go right IB. Btiek Ba^' lor yoa" ^ She won an odd leek «iMl^|l did not understand tai I ipW the door and baheM Star. if le OeallMiill

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