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

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 19, 1968
Page 19
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4ft, 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS - MT- VERf.ON, ILLINOIS 7-B -Daily Magazine Page SLONDIE By CHIC YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS — J-*™ WHEN I 'M CALUMG y 0 0-oo-oOoo- OOO B> BlOSSER 1 ^— r TOP, IP THOSE MASH A / MOTeS WERE FOfcYOU.L '*» *» » per You HAVE A GUILTY coMScieMtf, , r \MAlTlM6 FOR YOUR ,, ADAMRER , '1£> _J /M SET HERE! THATS WHY YOU'ee? NjOT so BpfiETV/ ^——— f PI06ETY I » w w » » I'M OMWi JMOUS! POM'T KID ME •POP.' IF YOU UJEKEW'T" '' FIDGET/ YOU WOULD,| NT KEEP PULLIM6 AT THE LOOSE THREAP/ jw -LI'L ABNER WW NOT KNOCK OFF TH' v CUSTOO/AN? y HE" SAVS NO VIOLENCE//( WHY DOES HE GOTO ALLTH' . TROUBLE O' MAKIW'A FAKE STATUE —J-^ -WHICH NOeODV CAN J ARISTOTLE MO LASS IS TELL FROM THE ,X IS COLLECTING THE- ORIGINAL-AM' L -s v ORIGINAL OF HAULIN'TH'ORIGINAL ) EVERYTHING.''.'' BACK TO HIS PRIVATE J // \ v ^^ / ISLAND ? s: CAPTAIN EASI THE WILLETS By WAIT WHETTERBER ) 1941 ky NEA, Inc. TM. «.«. US. M. Off. ARE VOO SURE \ THE CALENDAR \ 16 PLLX3GEP IN? / ROBIN MALON1 XTHIWK US T/MEs ft?R /MGT&EmAIMTrlE" TuTI- THE? V095-lttN AW PE? AM EXPERT IM PIPtOMACyANPHISH RMNCE,:«JTWHBN IrVSWlAU, FAT/46 2 AM, 2 CBULD1EKCH HBRATHINSORTBM /3T SHORT RIBS 4 BUGS BUNNY GETVER GENUINE CCWHIPE BELTS HgRg,POCS. /THEY DONT" LOOK VERY STR0N9 TOMEl Y PONT HANDLE THE MERCHANDISE, KIPI WWATSA MATTER/ AFRAID I'LL IT? LOOK, CICERO; IP I/3WHFTHESE BELTS ARE STRONS AN' DERENPABLE WILLYA SHUT UP? EEK & MEFK Sv HOWIE SCHNblDER YOU WERE... 70 YEARS AGO TODAY Robert Webb and Commodore Carr have purchased from J. H. Attebury the news stand In the Watson building and the business will be continued under their supervision. At Emmerson and; Company's furniture store, is to be seen a very attractive display of hand painted china, the work of Miss Alenia Johnson. -o- -o- -o- 65 YEARS AGO TODAY Clarence A. and Omer P. Stelle, who are attending Northwestern University, arriv e d home today to spend the Christmas holidays. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEAR SAGO TODAY Mrs. A. .K Lawson, age 55, died at the family home on west College yesterday. -o- -o- -c- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Funeral services for former mayor W, S. Summers were held yesterday at the First Methodist church. The annual dinner for the Gen eral Women's Club was held last evening at the First M. E. Church. OOO 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Robert Bey. who is attending Notre Dame University at South Bend Ind., arrived this morn* >ing for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bey. Last night representat i v e members of the Spanish American War Veterans, American I Legion, Rotarians, Lions, and I Chamber of Commerce met at the office of Hall and Hall and , discussed the desirability of a : national guard company for Mt Vernon. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY i Richard Ames departed last evening for Morganfield, Ky., where he will spend a few days :\vith relatives. | Mr. and! Mrs. Milton Forsyth j announce the arrival of a baby json born in Peoria December !l9. Miss Barbara June Smith will arrive this morning from Spring field to spend the holidays in this city. -o- -o- -o 30 YEARS AGO TODAY City councilmen in the final regular meeting of the year, last night passed a mot ion which will enable the city to pay salaries to city employes i until the middle of February, 1 1963. i Miss Mary Igo of 500 south 19th street enteretained mem­ bers of the Sub Deb II club with a Christmas party last evening. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY George Brownlow Hawkins, one of the city's oldest active business men died yesterday in Barnes Hospital after an illness of 14 months. Although in failing health for the past six years he had continued, until recently jin his business at the Hawkins land Pulley Funeral Home. | Two -way radios were install| ed in automobiles of the she! riff's force by a Chicago radio ! engineer. I -o- -o- -o; 10 YEARS AGO TODAY The payroll of the Pressed Steel Car Company in Mt. Vernon this year will amount to a $3,500,000. This figure was disclosed by Chief Accountant.M. A. Newton. By a chain of fortunate accidents, three Mt. Vernon Navy youths Robert Willis English. Jimmie Hunter, and Leland D. Wells, narrowly missed being in the Utah bus accident which claimed 13 lives Saturday night. Miss Doris Peterson, daughter of Mrs. Elsie Peterson of 225 south 19th street, became the bride of Clyde Anderson Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Brown of 804 North Ninth street Sunday, December 19 at First Methodist church. Dr . G. E. Whitten read! the double ring ceremony. By TURNER B k HOB LUBBERS Bv t-RANK O'NEAL ! Hatlo's Theyll Do It Every Time THE CHECK CLEARLY SAYS, U PAV THE CASHIER", BUT CRUMBUN STILL TRIES TO PAY THE BUSY WAITRESS• * * - OH.MISS-OH, WAITRESS.' MISS'" HERE YOU ARE' BUT WHERE IT'S PAY AT THE TABLE THE POOR OVERWORKED GAL HAS TO RACE TO CATCH HIM AT THE DOOR— 15 YEARS AGO TODAY The emergency truck of the Mt. Vernon rural toe department has been equipped with a two- way radio to improve ;the departments fire protection service. A front page picture in the Register- News today shows Lyman Grigg. Chief Julius Lustig, Pearl McGehee and Jack Cain, ibusy in "Santa's Work shop" I at the Mt. Vernon fire depart- 1 ment" as they "repair toys to jbe delivered to needy children jthis Christmas. i Chap Rackaway, George Earl j Hill. Merritt Mannen, Don Anthony, Bill Wood, Claude Melton, Mr. and Mrs. Curt Bradley, Mr. and Mrs. John Koons, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Metcalf and! Mrs. Harold Hutchins attended the basketball game in Centralia last evening. Misses Barbara and' Nancy Walker have arrived home from Milliken University, Decatur, to spend Christmas with their parents, Judge and Mrs. Frank Walker. -O- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY The Reverend and Mi's. Eugene Holcomb are holding open house for members of the First Baptist church and other friends next Sunday afternoon at their home. A total of $281 has been collected' and will be used to buy Christmas baskets for the needy it was announced today by Joe Winfrey, Chamber of Commerce manager. Little Miss Theresa Ann Coberly , daughter of Mr. and ,Mrs. Harry Coberly is the new queen of the Marine Coi-ps League Auxiliary. -O- -o- *o- 5 YEARS AGO, TODAY Numbing cold drove temperatures down below the zero level in Illinois for a record of eight straight days below zero. The temperature plunged to five degrees below zero here last night. The Mt. Vernon Girl Scouts have won a court fight here for their charter and independence. In a decision announced today Circuit Judge Randall S. Quindry ruled in favor of the local Girl Scouts against the National Council. Karen Brehm bagged a mountain goat while on a hunting trip in the Canadian Yukon with her father, C. E. Brehm. The head of the mountain oat frsm the Yukon has been hung in the Brehm home, 1221 Wilshire. PRISCIUA'S POP By AL VERMEER .HA! YOU SAY VJ THERE'S Af- NE-VER ANY A GOOD NEWS/ 'IN THE PAPER' 12-19 ALLEY OOP Bv V. I. HAMLIN ! E GOOD GOSH, OOF? \ Y'GOT ME, KAYHO... V "TTM.£ E i£ 0 £ WHAT HAPPENED? / THESE THINGS HAPPEN ( WHAT DO \ WE START WHERE ARE WE^WITH TH'.TIME-MACHINEl^ WE DO I WALWNS.J. WINTHROP IX-19 ) IMt k» NfA, Inc. T.M. K,f. UA Nt. Off. 1 By DICu CAVIAR VOU'RE ALWAY6 FIGHT- IKJ© ©ERMS, 6POTLESS. ARE THEY THE ONLY TH1N6S YOU CAN LICK? NO, NASTY! BY FIGHTING eERN \e, I'M BEING THE CHAMPION OF MANKIND/ IT MAY HAVE BEEN AN UNFORTUNATE CHOICE OF VVORP6, BUT I NEVER PASS UP A CHANCE 3, TO LICK THE CHAMPION.' OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOCPLfc | OUT OUR WA1 By WILLIAMS (THE MAJOR HAS A I6REAT IDEA.' INSTEADA 8LOWIM" OUR TREASURY" ON, CHRISTMAS DECO RATIOMS WE'LL LET HIM FRISK MERCHANTS/' HE CLAIMS THEY'RE MADBUY'S" OWES, US SOMETHING FOR OUR 'gUSlNE^- .THE, PANTIN'FORj A CHANCE TO GET ON"' OUR e>oov> THAT'S WHERE WE TURN IN OUR EMPTIES I ME AND MY\| CARELESS TON6UE/MOW I'LL HAVE TO 50 "DOOR- > TO-D0OI? \ LIKE SOME COMMON PEDTXER / COME AT XHEH-H6H.' THINKS HE CAW TOSS K MB—I'VE \ ME OVER HIS SHOULDER JUST \ READ UP* I BECAUSE OP SOMETHIM' HE'S OM JUDO / REAP/ WHY HE COULDN'T AMP I'LL \ EVEW RAISE ME OFF TH' .SHOW ttJU J OROUNP, LET^LOKJE WHAT I fl. FUPMSt AMUSING, CAN ill IT SURE IS, WAIT/NO \| TOSEEHOWLONfi. » VOU'LL KEEP UP THAT LINE OF CHATTER BEFORE YOU THINK yoUVESAVEPFACE ANt? CAN LEAVE WITH OUT CHICKEN INO OUT/ ~2)< ^Ipl ^^limiiiii ^rlK i «W<*»>»,HHv«lr ,.J **** teS pUCKIHa'THSPgMONSTRATipf4__« „,„ ^.^J^l

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