Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 23, 1968 · Page 17
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• MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT- VERT. ON. ILLINOIS 7^B - Daily Magazine Page - AS YOU BIONDIE By CHIC, YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HI5 FRIENDS t!> BIOSSER HOW LONG ARE HIS ARMS? t • • ll'l ABNER CAPTAIN EAST MEANWHILE -BACK IN D06PAT<""- THE CHIEF CUSTODIAN IS PUZZLED- By Al CAPPS ??-TO'TH' FUST TIME TH' BIRDS , HAIN'T PAUSIM'OVER THE ^ GEM*RAL. f . r -AH WONDERS WHY? ' HE'S TH'SAME OLE CORNPONE.V TO YEARS AGO TODAY Charles and Edward Hammond of Belleville arrived here this morning to spend Christmas with their grandmother, Mrs. Sue Pace on south Third street. The announcement of the marriage of Albert Gausman an Margaret E. Crozier came as a surprise to friends of the contracting couple in this city. -o- -o -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Frank Snyder 'gave a very elaborate dinner at her home in honor of her husband's birthday. He is superintendent of the lit. Vernon Car Shops. -o -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Lt. Samuel L. Gowler of this county has died in France from wounds received in battle, according to word received by his brother, .lames Gowler. The city schools, closed since early in the fall because of influenza will open Dec. 26. -o -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY As n result of a shooting af- lair at Wayne City Saturday risht. Leonard McRill, 43, died here late Wednesday in the hospital, i J. C. Miller, a farmer residing on Route 6, reports s i x Christmas trees have been stolen on his farm this week. -o- -o- -o- 4 OYEARS AGO TODAY Roy Garrison, Miss W i lma Smith. Clarence Foster and Miss Nolia Riddle were visitors in St. Louis Sunday. -o- -o -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Announcement was made today of the marriage of Donald Grant and Miss Mary Whobrey which took place Sunday, Feb 5, 193.1 Miss Betty Mitchell of Har- uin College, arrived yesterday to spend the Christmas vacation in Mt. Vernon. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Oiioy F. Clayborn, L. & N. passenger train engineer, died at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville yesterday of pneumo- ua. his sisters, Mrs. Libbie Pin- iv'11 and Mi's. Bertie May Whit- 'icre or Mt. Vernon were noti- iied. William Garrison, aged Dahlgren business man and former postmaster, bank president, and m 11 operator, died at his home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Anderson and daughter. Margaret, and son, Hugh, will leave this evening for Corpus Christi, Texas, to spend the holidays. -o- -o -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. Eurage Witter announce the marriage of their daughter, Doris Lucille, to Harl L'. Reynolds, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Reynolds. The ceremony took place December 11 at the home of the bride. The Sisters of St. Francis of fittsburgh, Pa., have purchased Mt. Vernon Hospital from Dr. S. A. Thompson and will take possession and have full charge of operations of the hospital by January first. Mother Superior Miry Aloysia will be in charge. Miss Patricia Kcilbey arrived tuday from school at St. Louis, Mo . lo spend the holidays with li .T parents, Mr. and Mrs. \V. J. Keilbey. -o- o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Two and one half inches of snow fell in Mt. Vernon last liifjit and this morning as the temperature hit. a chilly 22 de- rers. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. "Eck" Stull are quietly observing their Gulden Wedding Anniversary today at their home, 713 Harrison street. Judge Frank H. Walker expects to tie over 100 matrimo- /-•TV* Co ^U. By TURNER INClDENTAU."/* / INDEED? HOW I'VE 90METHIW6 McKEE...THE I IMPORTANT TO O&CU&Zl VoX'S PEER. 1$ THE V-^»y ©IT POWWi ONLY ANIMAL I », ^1 WITH MP GALL M ,*'"«! BLADPBRl WHICH REMINDS ME... / PRAT IT, KALUKflK, THE ENGLISH POETi 6EHI CAN YOU l)£ JOHWSOWi WAS BURIEP VTH05& PEARLS OF IN A SITTIWS POSITION) ^ WI5D0M«. AT WE0TMINI5T-- IN 163: "• CERTAINLY I BUT CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF. ONLV MAW'S LOWER. JAW MOVE? IN TALKING! THE WILIETS By WALT WHETTERBER SIMME. 6IAAME U ROBIN MALONB Bv BOB LUBBERS SHORT RIBS •IT WOULDTAKg A ' WOND6R WOMAN) XO A VOLATM-g CAT LIKE pgBtU&Z. -AMP LUCKY FOR. YOU— THAT WOMAU 16R16RT By FRANK O'NEAL 'AI0NPAV 'ISN 'T MY PAY ALWAYS WELCOME AT x \(, - ^CEASE AND DESIST! WHAT IS THE MEAN- —t ING OF THIS? VER TRANSFERRED T' THIS DEPARTMENT J i % , TILL VER OVER ^ |is THAT COLD \J j| s " EEK & MEFK /»-*3l By HOWIE SCHNfclDEB K HBY, MEEK, ARE YOU GOU/OA GIVE M6 FOR A CHRISTMAS PR6S6WT ? WHATS HAPPEUED TO VOUR SPIRIT OF GWIKJG? MV SPIRIT OF 611/IW& MS BEftTEk) TO DEATH BV M0UR. SPIRIT OF GETTING ( Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time ® ALWAYS GREETS THE MINISTER ON THE FRONT STEPS AND SAYS- WONDERFUL SERMON/ REVEREND! JUST WONDERFUL.' ENJOYED- 0\ SOMETHING > THINK ABOUT? GREAT.' •fJto** we A r//> or THE &£AVER To— , JULES HENRY MARR k 913 COPPER N.W .6 , ALBUqUERQUE, N. M. nial knots next week when he presides in marriage court in .Tticago all week. Thieves entered the home o! Mrs. C. R. Nooner, 2203 Perldns avenue, and stole gifts under their Christmas tree. o- -o- -o 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Kenneth bayer has arranged fui- a Christmas party tonight at which 1.800 sacks of fruit and candy will be given away by Santa Claus to Mt. Vernon children. Miss Georgia Lec Sexton, who is taking nurses training at St. Anthony's Hospital in Hays, Kansas, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sexton. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY A total of 21 organizations and SO individuals have contributed lime and money to provide 375 Christmas food and toy baskets IV r the needy in the Mt. Vernon area. Marvin McKinney has been appointed. secretary - treasurer of the Jefferon County Committee on Youth Development. Stdents home from the University of Illinois for the holidays include John Edward Ans- lfnger, Joyce Lorene Bullock, J»rry Ray Dycus, Mike Glassman . George Howard ILT, and Lois Lee Rueker. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY A fire at the home of Murray Patterson, 28th street, Sunday destroyed a large garage a 1954 Chevrolet automobile and a 1950 truck. Coach Bud Bornman's Rams oulscored West Frankfort in every quarter Saturday night to chalk up an easy win, 5540. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Henn of 20S South Fourth were married 25 years ago, December 23. Sixty - two per cent of the rhree-and a-half million dollars in taxes paid by Jefferson county residents' this year went to the public schools. Quick Quiz Q — Which is the only country in Southeast Asia that has never been taken over by a colonial power'.' A Thailand. Q — When was the size of the home plate in baseball established? A — In 1900, a new baseball rule introduced the five-sided home plate which is still used*. PRISCIILA'S POP By Al VERMEER CHRISTMAS WILL NEVER COME IP YOU KEEP WATCHING THE CLOCK.! ALLEY OOP By V. t. HAMLIN f LOOK\) OASIS') -S..?.j,V«»,s U-23 MAN, I'M GONNA DRINK A GALLON OF WATER WHEN WE GET DOWN THERE) WINTHROP By DIC,: CAVIAR I FEEL- UKE GETTING INTO A BOAT AND 3AII—INO OUT ON AND JOSTItEEP SAILING UNTIL MY BOAT FALLS OVERTHB EDGE. J NO WONDER. HE FUJNk£D GEOGRAPHY/ <3WAU-I OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOGPLt I OUT OUR WAT By WILLIAMS £-6AD,MY CHRISTMAS EXPENDS HAVE TREBLE?. ~ THE MEREST BAUBLE- 15 *IO OR MORE/SOMETIMES 1 THIMK I SHOULD, CURB MY WILD HE'S TRY/MS TO PANIC 1)5 IMTO UPGRADING OUR SlFTS>/l HAPPEN} ^TOKNOW THAT HE 6AVEDFOF ?TUE \WHOLEHOL)S&/, IPH&EVER &ET4 ' IM A STOKE/ TWO MOUNTED POLICE WEi?e ONIHORSED irtTHE 6-HOP- PlMG PLAZA 4ATURPAV/ ' FIWISHIWS UP VOUR WRAPPING ALREAP)^ GOLPIE?yOL)SURE PDA FANC/ JOB.' I'M ALL THUMBS AT IT MYSELF/ ME DOESN'T LlK&To "THINGS • MB,TOO —I JTUST DON'T HAVE THE KNACK.'ANP , MY MA SAYS I'LL GET KJO HELP FROM HER.THIS YEAR/ MIME'LL LOOK LIKE THE"/ WERE v ' WRAPPEP ATA MEAT COUWTER-' ewi.iiti.fc., m in. »<• M. on,_ THE GOCIO SAMARITAK1

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