Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 24, 1968 · Page 9
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 9

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, December 24, 1968
Page 9
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT- VERNON. ILLINOIS 9-A ftfir 2 Illinois Familes Pueblo Release Is An Early Christmas V ill - > ( ' V >J> > 3 SANTA VISITS LEGION—Children from a wide area enjoyed the annual Christinas party this year at the home of Jefferson Post 141, American Legion. Santa Claus was there, passing out gifts, and a wonderful time was had by all. (Delo Photo Craft) The Dawnells At Holiday Dance By, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Christmas came three days early this' year for the families of two Illinois servicemen who ! were among 82 crewmen of the •JJSS Pueblo released Sunday by the North Koreans. !,'" The ' 11 months of waiting "came to and end shortly after 3 a .m. Sunday when a Navy . officer telephoned the Chester Rogala family of Niles, a Chicago suburb, and Mr. and Mrs. George Massie of rural Roscoe to tell them their sons would be released." j. George Massie said "it was ( Very wonderful" news that his son. Fireman Apprec. Thomas : Massie, 20, would be coming home. He said the family's Christmas celebration would be delayed until Thomas could join them for it. "We've been hoping and praying that something like this would happen, but we've been 41 Missing In Caribbean so disappointed in the past by false reports." The Massies, live on a farm in Winnebago County. Mrs. Dorothy Rogala, mother of seaman Richard Rogala, said "I thank God for this wonderful Christmas present" "We didn't put up a Christmas tree this year; it looked like we were going to have a bleak Christmas," said Chester Rogala, a design engineer. "We mailed a five-pound Christmas package to Richard on Dec. 2. All of our hearts were in that package." Mrs. Rogala said the family plans to meet Richard when he and the other' crewmen return to the United States. "We hope he is brought to San Diego because our other son, Lawrence, is stationed at nearby Long- Beach," Mrs. Rogala said. The crewmen were released PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Coast Kuard craft searched eastern Caribbean waters off the Grenadine islands today for at least 41 persons missing since the auxiliary schooner Federal Queen capsized in choppy seas Saturday. Disaster struck the interisland vessel as she was ferrying scores of St. Vincent islanders home for Christmas from construction work on Union Island in the Grenadines, an archipelago in the British West Indies south of St. Vincent. There were 38 known survivors from the Federal Queen, which overturned and sank 30 miles from Kingstown, St. Vincent's capital. Kingston port officials told Sunday night. The Pueblo and her crew were cpatured last Jan. 23 by four' Communist gunboats that first fired on and then boarded the ship while the Pueblo was on an intelligence mission off the Korean coast. The Associated Press by telephone that 79 persons were aboard, but St Vincent's police commissioner, Sydney Anderson, said there was a possibility a few more were making the trip. •• ... * QUICK QUIZ Q~Is maple sugar derived from a latex? '. 1 \ , r ^ " A—No, it comes-from thVlrue sap of the tree. To get 'ft, yott have to tap through the bark into the sap wood. BARGAIN TOWN V4 Mile South On Benton Road STORE HOURS: Weekdays 9 Til 6 P.M. Fridays 9 Til 9 P.M. CLOSED SUNDAYS Steffy-Mitchell Home Furnishings - Our 49th Yeor "The Dawnells," above, are Mike Gater, Leland Chaney, Larry Smith and Maurice Gater. They will make a personal appearance fn Mt. Vernon at the Mt. Vernon YMCA's Christmas holiday dance, to be held on Thursday night, December 26th. A Stifeh in Time... FiMbAid/ Always have adequate First Aid rap. plies on hand. Prompt attention ana care of a minor injury often prevents future difficulty. But remember— should any sign of more serious trouble develop, see your doctor without delay. DEPENDABLE PRESCRIPTION SERVICE BLADES 111 South 10th Street mgm YOii'Hi mm MICIM tv<i}t. MA ' JCfNCt K' -j The Dawnells became well known when they appeared on national television the Dick Clark Show. Their hit record "Little Egypt" was very popular throughout the teen world. They have now signed with Decca and will soon have a new single out.' They have a new sound, with the finest of harmony. Mike and' Maurice are the only albino brothers known in a rock group, and they possess extraordinary nusical talents. The group has ilso appeared with The Associations and Paul Revere and the Raiders. They feature the latest songs, in their own great style. Dancing will be from 8 .until LI and all teens are invited to see the fabulous "Dawnells" in iction. Only one battle of the Revolutionary War was fought on Delaware soil—the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. SI HERE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE SUPER SPECIALS! $1.20 Colonial Black Boards 47c; S 91.88 Pyrex Coffee Carafe «c| « 51.98 8 Pc. Crystal Snack Set 95c W 1969 Calendar Plates 89c $ iS"xl8," Bug Samples 10c! f 87"xl8''' Bug Samples — . 50c jj[ 51.98 10 Pc. Screwdriver Sets ...— 67c| 1 9th St. Store — We Reserve Bight K To limit Quantities $199.95 6.E. Commercial Built CLOTHES DRYER $74995 Broadway Store $49.95 Decca Electric Guitar $3495 Electric Amplifier $4495 9th Street Store DRESSES Values To $65.00 $ 5 00 To $£2 <>0 SUITS Values To $80,-00 $ 18 00 To $£4<>0 WOOL SKIRTS Values To $16.00 $4 00 To $Q00 SWEATERS Vu ' J " 9 $,60 ° $IJ00 To $^00 JR. DRESSES $500 To $2500 WOOL SLACKS 0 0 22 00 .... $^00 To *17 7S ALL FALL MERCHANDISE REDUCED IN THIS SALE AH Sales Final On Sale Items 9th & Main—The ity Corner Of Mt. Vernon; Kroehler $349.95 Casa Chica Spanish BEDROOM SUITE $24995 9th Street Store $44.95 5 Piece 30x40 Modern DINETTE SET $3400 9th Street Store $349.95 G.E. Console STEREO-RADIO COMB. SAVE $100.00 $ 249 95 Broadway Store All G.E., West Bend, And Sunbeam SMALL APPLIANCES AND RADIOS 20% OFF Both Stores $99.95 2 Piece BEDROOM SUITE Only 2—Bed and Dresser $5000 9th Street Store $239.95 Colonial 2 Pc. Tweed Living Room Suite $21400 9th Street Store $89.95 Complete Twin HOLLYWOOD BED $7400 $119.95 Complete Maple Bunk Bed Outfit $99 $79.95 7 Piece 36x48x60 Inlaid DINETTE SET ?66 00 9th Street Store $449.95 G.E. 18" Portable SOLOR TELEVISION $34995 Broadway Store $ 139 95 KROEHLER MODERN LOUNGE CHAIR Only $|jQOO 9th Street Store $169.95 2 Piece Modern Nylon Living Room Suite SU8 00 9th Street Store PAINTINGS ON OANVAS .... FAMOUS ACTORS PAINTINGS $8.95 ELECTIO HEATER G.E. $19.95 AM RADIO NOVELTY TRANSISTOR RADIOS 9 CUP PERCOLATORS $£9S 8^38 ?J00 $^00 s^oo $£88 Close-Out Special $49.95 MATTRESSES .... $3300 $59.95 MATTRESSES .... $4300 $69.50 MATTRESSES .... $5300 $269.95 Siegler 5 To 6 Room Automatic GAS HEATER $19995 9th Street Store New 1969 G.E. Heavy Duty Family AUTO. WASHER $]9995 Broadway Store *99 95 VINYL LOUNGE Only 2", *38°° 9th Street Store $24.95 Nylon & Vinyl Platform Rockers Choice Of Colors 9th Street Store Thomasville 8 Pc. Spanish Monterey BEDROOM SUITE Reg. $769.95 $EJ4^95 9th Street Store $219.95 Gold TRADITIONAL SOFA *159 9S 9th Street Store $119.95 3 Room Autocrat Automatic GAS HEATER 9th Street Store? $349.95 Bdssett Spanish EldoradcV 3-Pc. Bedroom Suite $288°° Both Stores EASY BUDGET TERMS 919 BROADWAY Mitchell Home Furnishings HOME FURNISHINGS OUR 49th YEAR

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