Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 26, 1968 · Page 22
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 22

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 26, 1968
Page 22
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f THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26.. 1968 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT, VEjtF.ON, ILLINOIS 7-C -Daily Magazine Page BLOND IE By CHIC YOUNG | FRECKLES AMD HIS FRIENDS ft> BLOttER MR.DITHERS -I CAME| IN TO APOLOGIZE FOR THE NAMES I CALLED VOU AT 'THE CHRISTMAS! OFRCE PARTY . OH/ WBU. FORGET IT; OASWOOD-SOMETIMES A PERSON WILL SAr* THINGS THEY DON'T MBAN ATAU- BY THE WAV DASWOOC) ~ WHY ARE ALL THOSE OTHER EMPLOYEES LINED UPOUTSIDEI MY OFFICE? 1 LI'L ABNER PRIVATE! ISLANP OF ARISTOTLE MOLASSIS- 5INCE I ACQUIRED THAT IT'S BEEN) A NIGHTMARE// I SEEM TO HEAR MUFFLED SCREAMS ALL NIGHT— P PUH-H... T MAC'5 SOiS> 15 Pie&IW IN IRM..AN' WOT DID \ NEEP6 90C TO POINT OUT A L09t McKEE WANT \ &\TB HE'P OMCT HELPED EXCAVATES WIP UNCLE kh*,* , , -r S0CRATE5, ^iOV-*^ POP? OUR PAPPY WAS A WUT ON FAM'iy M&T'Zi. TRACEp' PUH'H... \ OUR'N BACK TO PA CRADLE, HOW'COME \LpF CIVIJ.I24TOW2 UNCLE $0C \^^fe ^v'\< m IN PAT TT 50C HOPED TO FIND EVEN BUT IFFEN ANCIENTER RECORDS OF PREHISTORIC • KALLIKAK. BIG9H0T5J HE PIPi HE .CLAMMED UP! WHEN I'D AST. HE'P CHANGE PA SUBJECT 1 THE WILLETS By WALT WHETTERBER PlDYOO AAVJE A MICE CHRISTMAS, AUEA5 ? /-EXCEPT TOR A FEW ( FAR-SIGHTED RELA- V TIVES,THATISJ... /CTWEV CONTRIBUTED ( TO MY COLLEGE FUND, \^ AGAIN! ROBIN MALONI g) IHt by NtA, tut. T.M. >. a . U.S. Pol. Olf. /X-', Bv BOB r GKAV/MISS FlXlf, HOW DO $ CHARM THl3 0AtD-PATerp ALieNATFP?^ ! Acf JNflBRioR WRAPHW. AftxwpyaflK j oosr cm" 0AT AW &BL &m$ 6\m\£W, AMDTW/STTHeCCRWgR OP MV tA^HANWdfl-THlSISA P»PUWAT |CM/55!OMy TH^MlMUTg V&U MAKE? TUff w0ALt-0AMer. r r SHORT RIBS g£ <TAREPUL> HE'S A BAP ACTOR/ BUGS BUNNY THIS IS TH' LAST 0' TH' STUFF T' CARRY T' TH' TRUCK i [THINK/ EEK & MEFK By HOWIE SCHNEIDER MV LlWE OF UJOfcK? • • • By AL CAPPS 70 YEARS AGO TODAY A lady's cloth fur lined slipper has been found and left at this office. A total eclipse of the moon, visible from 4:56 p.m. to 6:25 p m., occurred yesterday. -o- -o- -o 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. Stewart P. Good- Jrich will about the first of the yenr, movefrom Mt. Vernon to Galveston, Texas. -O- *o~ *o SO YEARS AGO TODAY Corporal Harvey L. Gilbert, who lost his sight by a shell wound in Franco, arrived home Christmas Day. The total Red Cross membership in this country has reached 2,311. -O- -O- 045 YEARS AGO TODAY The University of Dlinois Glee Club concert at the high school last night was greatly enjoyed. The weather has been remarkably mild for December, the lowest temperature recorded being 19 degrees on the 14th. -o- -o- o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Louise Johnson, student at Chevy Chase School at Washington, D. C, and John Johnson student at the University of Illinois, are visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Johnson and entertained a number of friends last evening. Commander and Mrs. Goerge H. Emmerson of Great Lakes, are visiting Morris Emmerson and other relatives in this city. j -o- -o- o- ! 35 YEARS AGO TODAY The town board of Mt. Vernon ; yesterday afternoon appointed John Young tax assesor to j £111 the vacancy caused by the death of Earl Williams. The Entre- Nous club will hold its New Year's dance Saturday night at the Woodman Hall. Last night set the record cold for the season to date, the instrument kept by Jack Casey registering 2 below zero. -o- -o -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Former Governor Lincoln Emmerson quietly observed his 75th .birthday at his home on North Tenth Street yesterday. Dr. William A. Grant of this pity and Miss Virginia Emmer- scn of Chicago were married Saturday evening in the parsonage of the First M. E. church, Rev. M. A. Souers officiated. 23 YEARS AGO TODAY The name of Mt. Vernon Hospital will tbe changed to Good Samaritan Hospital effective January 1, it was announced today by Mother Superior Mary Aloysia of the Sisters of St. Franr els. Calvin Roth A-S of Farragut, Idaho, is spending his Navy leave with his wife, Pauline. Mr. and Mrs. Sumner Partridge and daughter, Martha Frances Partridge, of East St. Louis have returned home after spending the past few days with relatives and friends in Mt. Vernon. They were accompanied home by Mrs. William P a r- tndge and Miss Beverly Endicott who will spend several days there. -o- -o- -o£0 YEARS AGO TODAY Mt. Vernon's 13th Annual C.ristmas Holiday cage tourney will get underway here tomorrow morning. The Right Reverend Charles A. Cough, Episcopal Bishop of I the Springfield Diocese, was a guest of Father and Mrs. John E. Gill in Mt. Vernon on Christmas Day. At two o'clock on Christmas day, Miss Maxine Payne, daughter of Mi\ and Mrs. Elmer Payne of Fairfield Road, was married to William 0. McGuire, son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil McGuire of 431 South 22nd Street. 15 YEARS AGO Burglars blew up we steel safe at Carp's .Department Stored 204 South Ninth', Street, Christmas night and escaped with over $2,000 in cash. Airman 2-C and Mrs. Dean Parker of Sherman, Texas, are visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Parker and Mr. and' M's. Delbert Carlton. Ted Deitz, Gene Henry, Oscar Stockton and Bob Crosnoe are; members of the torphy committee of the Men's City Asso- v ciafion for the annual Mt. Ver-, non City Handicap Bowling Tour- v rey which opens January 9 at Die Mt. Vernon Bowl. >. •O- -O- -O- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mi's. A. L. Warren ' of 924 Salem Road announce the 1 engagement of their daughter,'. Karol, to James Fitzpatrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul J.' Fitzpatrick of Belleville. A Christmas night burglary netted thieves about $200 in cash at the Knox Rowe general' store on the Waltonville Road. No merchandise was taken. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Johnson at d granddaughter, Paula Jean Hayes, are vacationing in Florida. Hadtfs They'll Do It Every Time By TURNER AN0 EMMA STUD DEL MARRIED A WIPOW6R WHO MANUFACTURE? BARBER POLES-PESKA STRUPEL MARRIED A DEEP- SEA Plv£R"< YES-ANP THEY WERE RELATED TO THE LOOPHOLES. MINNA LOOP' HOLE WENT STEADY WITH RUPE RUB8ERCHECK FOR 2.0 YEARS*" THE RUBBER- CHECKS' COUSIN ^ FLOTILLA SINK ELOPED WITH A JOCKEY WHO'D BEEN DISBARRED FROM THE TRACK- WOW.'JUST MENTION ANY NAME AND THEY GIVE YOU ALL THE KNOTS ON SEVENTEEN FAMILY TREES* «WHO MARRIED WHO ANP WHY NOT* THEY KNOW— BUT DON'T ASK 'EM WHO THEIR CONGRESS MAN IS" THEY LOVE V TO TALK 1 ABOUT THE GUYS WHO GOT H0OK6P. EVERYONE THEY < MENTION IS TWO POINTS FOR THEIR S|PE„ -o- o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Fire at 10:45 p.m. Christmas Day destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Brake in Dahlgren. The house was valued at $20,000. A Mt. Vernon rural fireman, Bob Pasley suffered a cut to one hand while helping fight the fire. Mrs. Mary Henn, Illinois Bell chief operator reports operators handled 8,197 long distance calls in Mt. Vernon Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Steve Rowan, a former well known resident of Mt. 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