Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 2, 1968 · Page 16
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 16

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 2, 1968
Page 16
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't "* ? • " r WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 196S TEHE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 7-B - Daily Magazine Page - HONDIE By CHIC YOUNG i FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS By BLOSSER AS YOU WERE... II'L ABNER By At CAPPS NoW THAT THE SYNDICATE HAS TAKEN! OVER OUR UNIVERSITIES, AND JUSTICE IS RESTORED TO OUR CAMPUSES, THERE'S ONLY ONE UNSOLVED PROBLEM— WE BRING BACK LONESOME POLECAT, NOW KNOWN AS *RAT WHO OILT DOG* —MEANING YOUROLDEST DAUGHTER rr CAPTAIN EAST • By TURNER 1 w, HMM.JKN0W FLAW GET MOfPOVR THE WIILETS OF COURSE I'M NOT 60IMO TO VOTE FOR HIAA, AMD I'LL TELL, YOU WHY!.. 70 YEARS AGO TODAY Postmaster S. H. Watson received a telegram today telling of the death of Bert Watson of Woodlawn, at Camp Cuba Libre. -o- -o -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY The park bonds cash is now available and the traction company is extending its route on certain streets, all of which augurs well for the new park and assures through street car lines. | -o o» -o- i 50 YEARS AGO TODAY The Illinois State Board of Health has made drastic regulations regarding the care taken to prevent the spread of influen- ?a, which threatens to make such inroads of the lives of Illinois people. Mt. Vernon township touched one- third of its quota of Fourth Liberty Loan boards today when j the figure of $116,000 was reached. -o- -o- o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Drs. Andy and Charles Hall are moving today from their office on the second floor of the Third National Bank Building, which they have occupied foi the past 20 years. -O- *0- -O- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY The directors of the Mt. Ver lion Car Co., at-a special meeting held Tuesday afternoon, voted to accept the proposition of the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce to furnish a site for the location here of the J. P. Device Co., now located in the city of Buffalo, N. Y. A little son was born last n.'ght to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rough who live near the north rest> voir. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY George Howard Jr., returned last evening from a visit with irlends in Columbus, O. George Marlow, Miss Louise Slaton and Mrs. R. E. Marlow are attending the Veiled Prophet parade in St. Louis this evening. -o -o -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY 1 David C. Arthurs, member of the board of directors of the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce office, T. N. Jordan, secretary, and Charles Barker, secretary of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce office, will attend riie annual meeting of the Illinois Chamber of Co mmercc which will be held at the Ste­ vens Hotel In Chicago the next three days. Miss Lela Wielt and Mrs. Harold Barger of the Rose Beautee Slioppe of this city attended the Valley Beauty Show of the new upsweep hairdress given at the Coronado Hotel in St. Louis Sunday. Miss Audra Goin, Miss Flor- pnee Bullock, Bob Johnson, Kern Williamson and Alvln Lacy Williams spent Sunday in Murphysboro the guests of Miss Dorothy Lee Crews. "O -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY The powerful Champaign eleven beat the Rams, 39-0 on the Champaign gridiron last night. S-Sgt. Wm. F. Bumpus of Bonnie, a veteran of 50 bomb- infe raids over Europe, North Atrica, and Italy as tail gunner on the Flying Fortress "Hell's Kitchen" is coming home. -o- -o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY The Mt. Vernon Rams' touchdown twins, brothers Archie and Tommy Woods, each spurted across the goal line at Carmi 'ast night to give Stan Changnon's locals a 37-7 verdict over the Bulldogs of Coach E lber Smith. Jefferson County Judge Frank H. Walker, who arrived home ust night after a several weeks tour of Europe, today described Berlin as a "powder keg." J. Cyril Begg, one of the 1111- Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time ® 61fc, YOU'RE SPEAKING OF THE CAN Ol DATE OF MV CHOICE 1 By WAIT WHETTERBER [/ WHATEVER HAPPENED * ( TO TM05£*k|O-OPI N ION" PEOPLE f nois delegates, will leave for New York City to .attend the General Grand Chapter of. Royal Arch Masons of the United States which is to be held at the Pennsylvania Hotel, -c- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY One fire truck of the McLeansboro fire department was called to Keenes about 3:30 Thursday afternoon to help fight a brush fire that was out of control and was nearing an REA substation. Dr. Alvis E. Greer of Houston, Tex., president of the American College of Chest Surgeons, will visit the Mt. Vernon State Tuberculosis Sanitarium on Sunday. He is a former Mt. Vernon resident. Dr. Andy Ho 11 discussed "The influence of changes in medical science on our youth" Tuesday evening at the Summersville Parent - Teacher Association's meeting. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY The temperature skidded to 33 degrees above zero in Mt. Vernon last night — bringing the coldest night of the season. Harry Wolter, Exalter Ruler of the Mt. Verrton Elks Lodge, presented a check for $1,000 from the Lodge to the United Fund. Chief Warrant Officer Wayne Gibbs of this city is retiring alter 20 years of outstanding service to this country. Among his many duties was serving as cook for General Wainwright after Corregidor fell to the Japanese. -o -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY On Oct. 5 a monument to ,-ommemorate the old college at Ewing will be dedicated when the annual Ewing College Alumni Association meets. The campus is now a grade school ground. A low bid of $5,530 has been received for the painting of the Mt. Vernon water tower, at Eighth and Opdyke. Mr. and Mrs. Troy Adams, who have lived on the same form near Bonnie for the past forty years, will be married 45 vears on Oct. 4. Q — What was America's first paved road? A — The first hard-surfaced turnpike, from Lancaster to Philadelphia, Pa. was completed in 1795. PRISCILLA'S POP ROBIN MALONB By BOB LUBBERS THE BUd&lB FROM THE 5U0--AND 1 SHALL HAVE" A MICE LITTLE CHAT WITH MY OLP CHUM-ROBIN I 19M W NEA, Inc. VOUR OWN HORSE)! I CAN HARDLYJ BELIEVE IT, .-s. «*- ALLEY OOP By Al VERMEER WHY DON'T YOU PINCH YOURSELF^ TO SEE IF IT'S A DREAM By V. I. HAMLIN SHORT RIBS By FRANK O'NEAL THAT NEW HIPPIE KIP ASSAULTED ME WITH A PEADUV WEAPON. STB? IUGS BUNNY MOW DO YA EXPECT T' DO CO BUSINESS IP VA. SNOOZE ^ON TH'dOB?. f T* SUCCEED \ YA GOTTA BE \ WIDE-AWAKE/ AGGRESSIVE! J /I'INTENDN TO RECTIFY THE EXISTING SITUATION AT ONCE I . BEAUTIFUL.! I PONT WONDER Ol! \{U FOOFtES WANTED HER IN THE \>f J PftO SMOOTH AS SILK! SHE DOES EVERYTHING RIGHT.' to-x WAIT FOR MB! !• HOLD THAT GATE! IO-X It! 1MI kr NU, IM , T.M. Itf. U .S. ft. Off. WINTHROP By DICK CAVIAR $*no tottfl- QiM&> QzuJ&i: loo hoi ipui. [odq*. (UW&tctioH- oicic THATfe THE SNO&5T THING ) ABOUT TH/e ooe. _7 DOLL POSTCARDS I 0BT1DR&D. OUR BOARDING HOUSE EEK & MEEK By HOWIE SCHNILIDER C 'MOW, F/ECDSTO /Je, SMIC .6! WHAT DOES jrTAWB TO MAI^ VOO SMItE" OUST* A LITTLE ? X G \\/e OPI A AAAW CAM GO CftA^Y TRY/JUS TO MMiB MOO SMIC6 -J WITH MAJOR HOOPLE SETTER 6O FATHeF?.' OUT OUR WAY By WILLIAMS

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