Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 19, 1968 · Page 3
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 3

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 19, 1968
Page 3
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS Gifts From Alberts Mean More! THE ANNUAL Christinas party of employes and guests of Illinois Lease Operating, Inc. was held December IS at the Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge. The host was Earll McVey, president of the corporation. The corporation employs 44 persons in southern Illinois. (Delo Photo Craft) Pressgroves Say Thanks Kind People Help Mt V. Family After Home Burns chen utensils and many other household items to the family. With all the gift furniture they have moved into a rented house at 2623 Cherry. "Everyone has been wonderful and helpful," said Mis. Pressgrove, "We would like to publicly express our deepest thanks to everyone who helper! in any way. So many helped us that it would be impossible to list them all." First English settlers landed on Barbados in 1627 and, within two years, 1,850 colonists were living there. DIX The Boyd Unit of Homemakers Extension met at the Country Side Kitchen at Irvington, Dec. 12th at 6:30 p.m. with 16 members and four guests present. The annual Mystery Pal Christmas gift exchange was the delight of the meeting and the lesson "Symbols of Christmas" was given by Pam Pullin. Next meeting will be hold Jan. 91 h at Mrs. Mort Bonis. Mrs. Ester Hart of Contral'.n has been visiting horc with .Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jones. Mrs. Cora Dobbs attended Hie ordinal ten services which was held at the Pleasant Hill church Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Talo and daughter were shopping in Mt. Vernon Monday. Mrs. Jo Ann Connaw..y and Mrs. Ruby Tinsley were shopping in Mt. Vernon one day recently. Mr. and Mrs. Oran Pittman With the help of many kind friends Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Pressgrove, whose home burned recently, are looking forward to a happy Christmas with their two'-year-old son, John Edward. When their trailer home on Hill street was destroyed in a night- time flash fire Mr. and Mrs. Pressgrove and their little son barely escaped without in- 1 jury. | They lost all their possessions except the night clothing they were wearing. j No appeal was made to help the Pressgroves but generous j friends responded anyway. They, gave furniture , clothing, kit-' Your Christmas Dollars Go Further at- Sears spent two days recently in Springfield attending the Massey Ferguson banquet. Mrs. Ray Tinsley and sons of Canyon, Texas have arrived to spend the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Arley Tinsley. Mr. Tinsley and older sons will arrive later to spend Christmas. . . . Ruby Tinsley, Cor. NEWS RRJEF WASHINGTON (AP) Jacqueline Onassis visited Ethel Kennedy in the hospital and went lo the grave of her late husband, President John F. Kennedy, Tuesday. Mrs. Onassis went to Georgetown University Hospital to visit her former sister in law, who gave birth last week to her 11th child. Hospital authorities said Mrs. Onassis saw the baby daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and commented, "She's very pretty.". Mrs. Onassis then drove to Arlington National Cemetery, Hi-Mom Calls For Christmas Winners Here Winners of the Hi- Mom Christmas calls sponsored by Communications Workers of A- mcrica — AFL-CIO are: Pfc. Arthur Robert Troutt, son of Mrs. Arthur Troutt, 3 Adams Court, sponsored by CWA Local 500S Sp-1 Gairy D. Quinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Quinn, Brownsville Road, sponsored by CWA Members in Mt. Vernon. CWA pays for 3 minutes of conversation between the boys and their parents, and the parents pay for the additional minutes if there is overtime. Both boys are located in Vietnam. where the late president and his brother are buried. 8 Give the Family Gift... Their Favorite TV Shows In Color Portable Color TV With 15-ln. 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