Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 20, 1968 · Page 17
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 17

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Friday, December 20, 1968
Page 17
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER,20, 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS - .«iT. VKRJ.ON, ILLINOIS 7 -JE5 Daily Magazine Page IIONDIE By CHIC YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS fe> BIOSSER I'L ABNER By AL CAPPS CAPTAIN EAS1 By TURNER SOCRATES KALUKAK? J.P. McKEEl I'M FIWAWClNe AM EXPEDITION TO 5TUPy PREHISTORIC MAN- BUT TH' STUPIPB&t KNOWN CREATURE WAS THE S'/lTCN 5T£e05AURU&/ WITH A 2'/J. -—-, OUNCE BPAINJ THIS- NUT 5H0ULP (2UN ir A CL05E, 5EC0NPI fc£=q NOW TP LIKE TO PISCUS5 THE LOCATION OF VOUR EXPEPITlON IN IRAMi IN 1940! 1« *<» THE WILIETS ROBIN MALONB SHORT RIBS BUGS BUNNY BU6SYS DEANERY DON'T ^fv? RUSH IN HERE WHILST YER IN UNIFORMi SYLVESTER' BUT I ^ ONLY HAVE A MOMENT] FOR A SNACK « BEFORE REPORTING TO THE FIREHOUSE! "YEAH, AN' YA SCARED EV'RY CUSTOMER) — OUT* TH' JOINTi ~- /| EEK & MEEK THIS is A Mcer piAce- YOU GOT aeRe, seYMouR! P06S THe LANDLORD BOTHER. «rOOMUCf|f Bv HOWIE SCHNfclDEH / THE- tAUXORP> UVGS I POWJW /M THAT HOLE \^ OVER THERE • HOLD IXSeVMOUR! VOUfeE TH6 QUE WHO LIVES ffJ THe HOLE/ / LerS HAVE AWOTHER. / Lootc AT THAT t-rrn-e I OLX> CEASE/ AS YOU WERE... 70 YEARS AGO TODAY John WUbanks, who has been attending college at Rose Polytechnic Institute, came home to day to spend the holidays. William J. Bryan arrived at his home at Salem last night for a few days rest and recreation. -o- -o- -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY S. W. Westbrook. age 86, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. R. C. Bruce, last evening. -O- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Private James Flannigan has arrived home from France. The transportation which he went to France was torpedoed and he was twice wounded in action. Word has been received that Augustus Patterson of Bluford was killed in action in France. He had previously been reported as missing in action, and his wife has received a telegram from the War Department that he was killed. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY December has been d i sting- uished to date for lack of sunshine and much moisture. Thieves visited the office of the Atlantic - Pacific service station at 8th and Main street last night. ' -o- -o- -o- , 40 YEARS AGO TODAY 1 Maxwell E. H. Pyle has accepted a position on the Bloomington Pantagraph on the city. desk and will assume the duties J of the position Jan. 1. Some good Christmas news for Mt. Vernon was contained today in the announcement that two railroads had made purchase of fregiht cars from the Mt. Vernon Car Mfg. Co. -o- -o- -c~ 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Homer Marvel, manager of the Plaza Theatre, will give a free show for all the kiddies of Mt. Vernon and vicinity Saturday morning at nine o'clock at the Plaza. -o- -o- -o 80 YEARS AGO TODAY Earl G. Carroll, principal of the Mt. Vernon junior high school, received a telegram today saying his father, A. J. Carroll, pastor of the Christian church in Bay City, Texas, was dead. Misses Mary Ann Owen and Bertie Pemberton have arrived from Carborxlale to spend the holidays. 25 YEARS AGO TODAY I Relatives here have received! word of the death of William Wallace Laur, a former resident of Ina, who was fatally injured while working in the Kaiser Shipyards at Long Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 15. He fell forty feet through an open hatch to the hull below. Mrs. warren Peavler returned tliis morning from Southern Pines, N. C, where she had been visiting her husband, Pvt. Warren Peavler, who is stationed at Camp Markell N.C. Pvt. Peavler is now on maneuvers in Tennessee. [ S.I.N.U. students from Mt. j Vernon who are home for the j Christmas holidays are Wilbur, L. Adams, Imogene L. Clark,! Wava Robertson, Betsy L. Smtih | and M. Elizabeth Yarber. j Aviaition Cadet and Mrs. Rob- j ert Trammel will arrive some-! time today to attend the funeral] of Cadet. Trammel's mother, | Mrs. Van Trammel. -o- -o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Hideki Tojo and six other Japanese Warlords died on the gallows shortly after midnight for Japan's crimes against humanity. A paper fire in a rear room of the Mt. Vernon Register news during the noon hour today set off an overhead sprinkler system and nine tons of scarce newsprint stored there became water damaged. By WALT WHETTERBER Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Tune ® MR. BLOOPSTONE- BEFORE THE MEETING STARTS I WAS JUST WONPERIN©-"' ARE YOU A PROFESSIONAL FUNt? RAISER?- Y AHEM----I'M IN ESTATE PERPETUATION. INVESTMENT PROGNOSIS IS MY SPECIALTY- • • YOU FATHERS OF STUPENTS HAVE BEEN ASKEP TO THIS MEETING TO- FUNP RAISER IS A SAO WORD' THEY CALL THEM SELVES ANYTHING ELSE BUT-CAMPUS CO-ORPINATORS"" PIVIPENP PIVINERS WELL, A PLUMBER. ISN'T A PLUMBER" HE'S A SANITARY ENGINEER-' , RAGMOPP UNIVERSITY BUILDING FUNP THE NAME OP HIS FIRM IS ABBAPABBA OUTLOOK"* 8ACKWARPS IT MEANS LOOK OUT/ HE'S A GENIUS AT MAKING US WORK FOR NOTHING—AND GIVE BESIDES! ) King FeimtM Syndicate. Inc.. 1968. World right* »ctefved. '• FIGURE OUT HOW TO FAY JUNOR'S TUITION, THEN YOU HEAR FROM ONE OF THESE GUYS, 1 %tu»*ANt>A M/6HHAT TIP TO JOHN HICKSON RMRFIELD, CONN. A suit seeking to set aside the will of the late Judge 'William T. Pace was filed in circuit court here late yesterday. The plaintiffs are cousins of Judge Pace, who died January 22, 1948. Miss Carol Jane Croup, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Croup of 721 south 20th St and Paul A. Whitney, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Whitney, Sr.. of 521 south 18th street were married Sunday, Decem- More More More More More her 19 at the First Presbyterian church. -o -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY New Orient No. 2 coal mine is silent in West Frankfort today ir> tribute to the 119 men who lost their lives in an explosion which occurred there on Dec. 21. 1951. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Mitchell flew from Mt. Vernon to Dallas, Texas, today. Miss Sue Kessinger, a student at SIU, lias arrived in Mt. Vei> non to spend Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Kessinger. Max Hooper, a senior at the University of Illinois, and a member of the Illini varsity basketball team for the third year, will arrive today to spend the holidays with his mother, Mrs. Harvey Hooper. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Dnrla Jean Carr was chosen as an attendant for the Queen's Court at the annual Accountant- Secretarial Ball in St. Louis Dec. 31. Miss Dorothy Woodworth was hostesses to member of Alpha Gamma Chapter of Kappa Gamma at her home Sunday afternoon. This is an international society for women teachers. Hostesses were Mrs. Mildred Wood, Mrs. Gertrude Roy, Roberta Hopper, Margaret Cummings, Kay Young, and Viola Harris. -o -o- -o• 5 YEARS AGO TODAY 1 Joe Winfrey, Chamber of Commerce manager, said today the list of unfortunate families need ing Christmas baskets in the Mt. Vernon area is twice as big as the number of food baskets. The thirty-fifth annual candlelight service of the First Presbyterian church will be held in the church Sanctuary Sunday, December 22. PRISCILLA'S POP By AL VERMEER IM ON PINS- AND NOODLES, WONDERING IF SANTA WILL COME- fa\J° MY HOUSE^ l^^NOT I, ALLEY OOP [£' 1968 b» NEA. Inc. T.M. R»g. uITRt. OH / Bv V. I. HAMLIN WOW.' THAT SUN'S HOT/ WINTHROP By DIL>~ CAVIAR STEVIE SAYS I'M BEAUTIFUL. WHAT DO YOU THINK/ WINTHROP'? YOU CAN BE HONEST • AND FRANK AND TRUTH FUL, WINTHROP.' I WON'T GET MAP.' OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPL* MAJOR, I HAVEN'T HAD A^Xl l PAYIN V CUSTOMER IN MERE\ IN THREE VJEEK4~£\|£-R;Y- >THlN6 5 BEEN ft?f? FREE/ gl)T I'LL TELL YOU WHAT I'LL DO-*—I'LL &\\IE YOU 60ME OFMVOWN (DECORATIONS ' OUT OUR WAT By WILLIAMS POESNTWBYTHE FORMKV |f TIME THEY FIGURE OUT THOSE FORMS HIS MACHINE I? WIUUBE OBSOLETE, f PONT ^ THEY REALIZE r , THAT . OL'KEN'S < .OVERTIME' NOWrt, PICK "EM Uf> 6M2 ?

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