Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 19, 1968 · Page 16
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 19, 1968
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4-B THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 19g5 814 So. 22nd, Mt. Vernon, was at home for a nine-day leave, after a one year tour of duty in Thailand. Sgt. Bond was then sent to McCoy Air Force Base in Fla. His address is: Sgt. Donald G. Bond, AF 17727496, McCoy Air Force Base Fla.,' Box 2368—32812. WILLIAM T. BILDERBECK P.F .C. William T. Bilderbeck of 2018 Lamar Ave. Mt. Vernon has been promoted to Sp /4 Nov. 13. 1968. Sp/4 Bilderbeck is stationed three miles from Snigon. He has just returned to Vietnam from five days R and R in Hawaii. His address is: Sp /4 Willinm T. Bilderbeck. RA 16196912, 2/2 M.P. Co. (Senty. Dogs). APO San Francisco. Calif. 96491. RODMAN, CANAL ZONE Dec. 6 — Seaman Gary K. Eater, USN. son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Eater of Dix, 111., participated in the Navy 's Unitas EX cruise around South America aboard the guided missile light destroyer USS Josephus Daniels. On July 15, Josephus Daniels, homeported in Norfolk, Va., began the 10,000 miles cruise in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The cruise involved ships and aircraft of five South American navy, three U. S. Navy surface ships and one submarine, in addition to the U. S. Navy Unitas IX Show Band. During the joint operations held on both sides of the South American continent the U. S. Navy and South American units worked together in the task of guaranteeing the safety of shipping lines to and from the continent. During the cruise Unitas IX personnel visited over a dozen ports, eight countries and experienced four seasonal changes. S. N. Ralph D. Rehmus son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Rehmus of Scheller has been in the Marines for three years and will be spending his second Christmas in Vietnam. Ralph win also be in Vietnam this year on his 21st birthday, December 26th. He is in the Combat Cargo Div. and helps to rescue the wounded His address is: S.N. Ralph D. Rehmus, B 516456, U.S.S. Tripoli, L.P.H.-10-K Div., FPO San Francisco, Calif. 96601. DA NANG, VIETNAM - Army Sergeant First Class William T. Whobrey, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Whobrey, Route 5, Mount Vernon, 111., was assigned Nov. 5 to the U. S. Army Strategic Communications Command, Long Lines Battalion North near Da Nang, Vietnam, as a microwave systems repairman. His wife, Edith, lives in Germany. CHARLES R. ECHOLS Pvt. Charles R. Echols, who is with 19th Support Bn., left from the Mt. Vernon Airport last week, bound for duty In Vietnam. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Echols of 144 Opdyke Ave. Mt. Vernon. # * * VIETNAM Dec. 9 — lU.irinc Corporal Owen T. Chelf III. son of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Chelf Jr., of Route 1, Texico, 111., and husband of the former Miss Beverlv D. Taylor of 1704 Bluff St., Wichita Falls, Tex., Marine Corporal Terry L. King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton L. King of 817 S. 18th St., Mount Vernon, 111., and Marine Lance Corporal William L. Hayes, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hayes of Route 1, Opdyke, 111., are celebrating Christmas in Vietnam this year as members of the First Marine Division. Since 1966, First Division Marines have been serving in Vietnam during the Christmas holidays. Their mission then was the same as it is now: train the South Vietnamese armed forces, conduct operations against the communist guerilla infrastructure and help the people of South Vietnam build a strong, democratic nation. While Americans are giving thanks for the blessings of the ebbing year, more than 25,000 men of the First Marine Division will be standing guard, conducting patrols and engaging the enemy, bringing the people of South Vietnam one step closer to realizing the true meaning of Christ's birth: "Peace on earth, good will toward men." * * * PLEIKU, VIETNAM—Sergeant Norman E. Tolley Jr., whose parents live at 821 S. 20th St., Mount Vernon, 111., received the Army Commendation Medal November 24 while serving with the 4th Infantry Division near Pleiku, Vietnam. Sgt Tolley earned the award for meritorious service as a liaison noncommissioned officer in Headquarters and Service Battery, 6th Battalion of the divis ion's 29th Artillery. The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to personnel who while serving with the Army distinguish themselves by heroism, meritorious achievement or meritorious service. The meda! was established by the Secretary of War on December 18, 1945. The 21-year-old sergeant graduated from Mount Vernon Township High School in 1965. He entered the Army in January 1967 and arrived in Vietnam last December. KOOI'li II RflFFLIN DI AN, VIETNAM — Army Private First Class Roger D. Mifflin, 23, son of Mrs. Alice Mifflin, 1408 S. 12th St., Mount Vernon, 111., was assigned ns a member of Company C, 2nd Battalion of 1he 1st Infantry Division's 18th Infantry near Di An, Vietnam, November 15. Pvt. Mifflin entered the Army in May of this year and was last stationed at Ft. Ord, Calif. His wife, Barbara, lives at 1408 S. 12th St.. Mount Vernon. FT. HOOD, TEX. — Edward L. Johnson, son of Mrs. Geraldine Johnson, 405 E. Delaware, Fairfield, 111., was promoted to Army specialist four Nov. 20 while assigned to the 1st Armored Division at Ft. Hood, Tex. Spec. Johnson is a member of Company B, 5th Battalion of the division's 6th Infantry. He entered the Army in June 1967. completed basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., and was last stationed in Vietnam. The 21-year-old soldier graduated in 1965 from Fairfield Community High School and attended Murray (Ky.) State University. * » * Sgt. Donald G. Bond, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester A. Bond, JACK E. ARNETT Marine P.F.C. Jack E. Amett son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Arnett of Texico and fiance of Donna Echols of 144 Opdyke Ave., Mt. Vernon, is a radio operator with the 3rd Marine Div. in Vietnam. His address is: P.F.C. Jack E. Arnett, 2434311, 1st Bn. 4th MAR. H and S Co. COMM. Sec. 3rd .Mar. Div.. FPO San Francisco. Calif. 96602. » * * USS ENTERPRISE at sea Nov. 29 — Ail-man Apprentice Daniel K. Baker. USN. son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Baker Sr. of 423 S. 17th St., Mount Vernon. 111., participated in operation "Reef Trust" aboard the nuclear-powered attack aircraft carrier USS Enterprise off the coast of Southern California. The last major First Fleet exercise of the year, the eight-day exercise involved 28 ships and 31 air squadrons, including four Canadian units. Designed to prepare U. S. units for the conditions encountered in Southeast Asia and throughout the Western Pacific, the exercise consisted of missile firing exercises, bombing practice, close air support and anti-submarine warfare. Cruisers and destroyers fired their guns at the San Clememe Island Range and at a target hull the ex-USS Jesse Rutherford, while guided missile ships tested their batteries against drone aerial targets in the Pacific Missile Range. Carrier and land based aircraft flew strikes against, the San Clemente Island Range,, while the entire task force guarded against two U. S. submarines playing aggressors. * • * LONG BINH, VIETNAM—Darren J. Graziani, son of Mrs. Grace Liptrap, Route 4, Mount Vernon, 111., was promoted Oct. 30 to Army specialist four while assigned to the 71st Transport Battalion in Vietnam. Spec. Graziani is a cargo checker in the battaliion's 551st Transport Company near Long Binh He entered the Army in Decern- ; ber 1967, completed basic train-; ing at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.,! and was last seationed at Ft. Lewis, Washington before arriving overseas in July 1968. The 20 -year-old soldier graduated in 1967 from Mount Vernon High School. His father, James Graziani lives in Tilden. * * » VIETNAM Nov. 19 — Marine Lance Corporal Max L. Chizk, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Abner L. , Chizk of 1121 S. loth St., Mount j Vernon. 111., is serving with the j First Marine Aircraft Wing in ; Vietnam. The wing has been awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for ! its combat achievements during the period of May 1965 to September 1967. Air arm of the Third Marine Amphibious Force, the wing operates several hundred aircraft I which includes fighter, attack, I reconnaissance, helicopter and \ transport aircraft. | In addition to providing avia- ! tion support for the First and • ! Third Marine Divisions, the First Marine Wing supports other American and Allied forces in the five northernmost provinces of South Vietnam. * » * j KARLSRUHE, Germany—Specialist Four Ernest M. Hurst, son of Mrs. Helen Louise Hurst of 1802 Broadway. Mt. Vernon, 111., was promoted to Specialist Five in ceremonies held on the 26th of November at the Seventh Inventory Control Center, Karlsruhe, Germany. He was promoted by Major P. L. Evans, Chief of Systems Division, Seventh Inventory Control Center. Specialist Five Hurst graduated from Mt. Vernon Township High School in 1964. He also attended Mt. Vernon Community College for two years before coming into the Army. At present, Specialist Hurst is an Audit Branch and Document Control Clerk. CALL CHARLES CARPENTER FOR PROMPT ATTENTION TO YOUR BJEAL ESTATE NEEDS' Listings CALL BOB SHAW With Jamison Real Estate For All Your Real Estate Needs. Telephones Office 242-0372 Home 344-3768 ROGER SWEET, No. 1 Hill, side Dr., is show at the Mt. Vernon Airport after completing his solo flight course. He received his flight training from Irv Langa, flight instructor at Mt. Vernon Aviation. Sweet is an instructor In flre- manship training for the University of Illinois. JOE MARTIN INSURANCE AGENCY Service Is The Keynote of Our Business 1110 Main Office Phone V- 244-2800 Auto Home Fire Business YOU Can Avail Yourself of the Services Offered by This Agency. Our Many Years of Experience Are Yours For A Call. viRGIL T. BAILEY, INC WEEKEND SPECIAL FRIDAY and SATURDAY, DEC. 20—21 MILK WE HAVE MILK AVAILABLE IN PLASTIC CARTON5 WE NOW HAVE EGG NOG FOR THE HOLIDAYS FARM FRESH 16-Oz. Ctn. COTTAGE CHEESE BORDEN'S VANILLA ICE CREAM JAM KAUFMAN m GO gg^ DAIRY STORES 110 No. 3rd — 1702 So. 10th Open Open 12:00 - 6:00 P.M. 11:00 - 6:00 P.M. Mt. Vernon, III. SPACIOCS RANCH HOME. Wonderful west side location close to new West Sidcm school; 7 room all modern brick ranch, large carpeted living room and dining room, stone fireplace, 3 big bedrooms, 2 ceramic tiled baths, huge panelled family room, air conditioners, nice kitchen with many built Ins, new garbage disposal, utility room, gas heat; double garage, patio with a tremendous well landscaped lot. Priced to sell. FAMILY RANCH HOME. West side location. Large carpeted living room, big kitchen with nh e built in cabinets, built in bath, 3 bedrooms, hardwood floors, spacious family room; comer lot, enrport. This one ts priced to .teil. Shown by appointment only. Only $13,000.00. NEW LISTING—4 bedir ms, large living room, dining room, big kitchen tA*| Sft indance of built in cabinets, built in Dat NIJL|| *• stoker heat; double garage, storm windr " idy* Hail school district. 1103 X. 11th street—4 room all modern ranch home. Hardwood floors, built in rabinefs, built in bath, oil heat. Immediate possession. NEW RANCH WITH BASEMENT. Lovely 3 bedroom ranch home. Large living room and dining room carpeted, 1 1 ^ baths, hiirdwood floors, built in cabinets, garbage disposal, h.-isement, gas heat, central air, double carport, nice storage area; large lot. West Side- location. IMMEDIATE POSSESSION*. Newly decorated 3 hedruoro ranch home, north side location; new w/w carpeting, built in cabinets, large kitchen, built In bath, carport, 'oil heat, utility room. Priced to sell. NEW LISTING. This one has everything. Lovely colonial, west side location; spacious carpeted living room and dining room, 2 ceramic tiled baths with nice built Inn, 3 bedrooms, big basement with a large family room fireplace and V% bath; also, room suitable for 4th bedroom, g'a^ge, gas hot water heat; large lot. S IOWII by appointment only. RANCH HOME. West side location. Spacious 5 room large living room, 'A ft I W% ,omr '- Hardwood flours, with fireplace, carp Sill II built In cabinets, built room efficiency all Main street. NORTH SIDE LOCATION—4 bedrooms, living room,, dining room, big kitchen AAI •» built ins, family room In cabinets, built ln «SIJi_|J room and dining room, basement, new gas 'tirnace; double garage. Corner lot. Under $20,000.00. 3 ACRES—3 bedroom modern home, large living room 'tBxVl, kitchen, built In cabinets, furnace; double garage. Located east of Mt. Vernon close in. Full basement with..flreplace. 15 ACRES—5 room modern home; basement, stoker heat, barn, other outbuildings; also lake. Located north of Mt. Vernon. Priced to sell. WANTED: LISTINGS. WE HAVE BUYERS WAITING. VIRGIL T. BAILEY, Inc. FHA Loans and Gl loans Available We will make you a CASH OFFER for your Home ei Form "FREE PARKING FOR OUR CUSTOMERS" Tenrh and Harrison Phone 242-4380 WE GET THE JOB DONE! LIST YOUR PROPERTY WITH US— Lovely 7 room ranch, brick and frame. Large carpeted living room and dining room, tiled bath, lovely kitchen, 3 bedrooms, large panelled playroom with extra nice bar. utility room, oil heat, patio; lot nicely landscaped— 3113 Apple. Only $18,250. Immediate possession. A castle on a "lill—Outstanding 8 room stone, castle style. Maple floors, huge living room, huge fireplace, large open beams, formal dining room, lovely built in kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, full basement with playroom, fireplace, 2-car garage, carport; approximately 4 acres wooded land, beautifully landscaped—-4 miles north. Choice location—Fine 6 room brick home. Slate roof, w/w carpets, huge living room, fireplace, dining room, two large bedrooms, lovely built in kitchen. 2 baths, gas hot water heat, storm windows, 2 air conditioners, copper gutters, garage. Lincoln school district 3C09 Richview Road. Cozy 4 rooms; hardwc AAI Ifcnice kitchen and bath, utility room, oil h J |III _|Rlocalion—602 north 7th street. WVfcW Spacious 7 room ranch; w/w carpets, huge built in kitchen, 3 roomy bedrooms, 2 baths, playroom, utility room, oil heat—2811 Cherry street. Only §16 ,500. Lakeview Estates—New AMI It leautiful built in kitchen and bath, 3 bedroor dULlJI *s large lot. One of Mt. Vernon's nicest sub ions. Close in—8 room brick AAI It is, playroom, basement. gas heat. Immediat "• l >r > G ed to sell—112fi North street. Very liveable 6 rooms, nice kitchen and bath, carpeted living room and dining room, 3 bedrooms, basement, gas heat; 3-car garage—513 South 18th Street Out-A-Ways—Almost new 6 room ranch; hardwood floors, beautiful built in kitchen and bath, 3 nice bedrooms, utility room, gas heat; carport, 4 large lots—No. 38 Normandy Heights. Built for gracious downtown living—11 rooms, built like a Governor's mansion; w/w carpets, huge built in kitchen, breakfast room, formal dining room, '2 ceramic tiled baths, two half baths, 2 fireplace*, full basement, 3- cur carport; corner location—901 North street. Good 6 room biingalow—bath, kitchen cabinets, dining room, 3 bedrooms, basement, gas heat—1700 Franklin. Only .$6,500. Lovely 5 room ranch; MAI M loors, nice kitchen cabinets, built In bath JfclJI IS °" heat; carport— 1801 South 15th stn Near school—beautiful 6 room brick stucco—carpeted living room, large built in kitchen, 3 bedrooms, nice built in bath, utility room, oil heat; eirporf, 2 lots—-421 Marteeny. Only $13,500. heat; full lot—2806 W. We Need Your Listing \ MORTGAGE MONEY IS AVAILABLE SfcE US FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST SELECTIONS OF P.SAI ESTATE IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS SEE LOGAN C. WILLIAMS ft RICHARDSON Broker Salesman 315 S. 10th LELAND ELLIOTT, Salesman JOHN H. CROSS, Salesman 242-0251 242-0252 A. HAROLD You Are invited To Enjoy The Beautiful Decorations In Western Gardens 31 Contest Entries are listed below by streets for your convenience in driving through the area. Individuals Entering Jamison's Western Gardens Christmas Lighting Contest 1. Robert E. Johnson 3100 Cherry 2. Wayne Sinclair 3209 Cherry 3. Eugene Bolerjack 3217 Cherry 4. Edward Prasuhn 3220 Cherry 5. Vincent Turk 1 Cherry Drive 6. Robert Hill 13 Cherry Drive 7. Mike Davidson 20 Cherry Drive 8. Frank Kone 28 Cherry Drive 9. Dale Rainsberger 36 Cherry Drive 10. James Waugh 44 Cherry Drive 11. Richard Wiese 833 Apricot |,12. David Mowrer 820 Apricot 13. Leroy Titter 804 Apricot 14. Russell Horn 3116 Apple 15. Omer Connaway 3108 Apple 16. Roy Rubel 2908 Apple 17. Owen Martin 2909 Apple 18. Ronnie Robinson 2809 Apple 19. Manford A. Logan 2803 Apple #20. A. R. Buck 2708 Jamison Blvd. 21. Dennis Lovins 908 Blueberry Hill 22. William Jones 904 Blueberry Hill 23. Elden E. Rhoads.... 1005 Lake Shore Dr. 24. Harry Morrison 3106 Blackberry 25. Mrs. Kenneth Bell 3120 Blackberry j8| 26. Van Fen-ill 3204 Blackberry 27. Floyd Williamson 3202 Blackberry 28. Carl Pool 3216 Blackberry *a 29. AUie Neal 620 South 34th 30. Vernon French 3208 Lemon 31. Arch Ethcridgc 601 Strawberry 5 Out-Of -Town Judges will decide upon the A winners Saturday, Dec. 2). Western Gardens Is Like One Big Beautiful Christmas Card We are proud to have had a part ; n this outstanding show place. Mr. and Mrs. Earl D. Jamison **4

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