Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 26, 1968 · Page 23
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 23

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 26, 1968
Page 23
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TIIK rj-XiisTEn-xrewp MT. VERN'ON*. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 10«J $8 Our Men In Service I'AII. K >.\. Paul f]. Mr. and Mr--. Ronnie h: Bller eiilit v, rruii Tramiii.: WII.l I VMS . Williams sun ui Claud \Y. Williams s heel; i in h'.Ae •ek~ i»l Nav\ Heal I".!-",,) Lakes TlVSiiN. An/. — Airman First i' 1 .-s Li-.ui L -Slielhirn. son of *'!•• .iinl Mrs. 1-1,11 I \". Shehorn of .e'_ S Kirvi si.. Kairfiold. 111.. :-'-i-e :.ll> was dec, iralerl at P.-ivis- Va:>'!i;iii AF'R. Ariz., wilh the i in.-: Star Medal for merilor- III '^ «< ixi .v while engaged in .!'i!i'l> opelM'lnllS 111 SlUlheHSl As'.A 'nuan Sheliorn. ihen assi .cnrtl l ' n Air Force rrseuc squadron at Vine Air Base, was cited ins- eMendi 'd efforts durincr a i hi ee-u eek period while sorviru; with tni'iidly forces comhaliiiL: til'' I 'lll'lin . Th.e pei engine mechanic's el- ;!•]•;- ;.:;d joii know ledue enaliled ' '.i;:it lo conduct aroillid-tlie- cli'ck operations, resultiny, in the immediate evacuation of seriously injured personnel. Airman Shehorn is now as­ signed lo a Strategic Air Com­ mand unit at Davis-.Monhan. A l:tli "i Hiaduaie of Fairfield Community Hi-;li School, the airman lias MM \ ed more than two years in 1 he Air Force He was in {•ember lit nil R. Craig. His addn 'SS Williams, U.S. (DD885i FPO Calif, ftbtilil. rep. n•! on thi lor dut\ I' S.S. >i - >hn - .lames nd Mrs. L\ Dahl- i.- SA. Haul K. John P.. Craig. San f-'raneisco. .KlXi'. \ IKT.\AM son of Mr. L Coy. Route was promoted Nov. 2- specialist four, while as Infantry Divis PLEIKl'. Vietnam Ricky P. Taylor. 2U. son of'Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Taylor. Kouie ."•>. MeLean.— boro. 111., was promoted to Arm\ sergeant Nov. IN near Pleiku. Vietnam, where he is assigned to the 4th Infantry Division. Sgl. Taylor, a squad leader with Company B of the division's 4th Engineer Battalion, entered the Army in September 1967 and completed basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood. Mo., where he was slationed before arriving overseas in February 1968. The sergeant attended McLeansboro High School, and was formerly employed by the Shell Oil Company, Houston. Tex., as an oil field worker. His wife. Sharon, lives on Route .!. M<- Leansboro. i: (.••>. (;. >rd< >n uren. Ill in Arm\ >:gned to the 11 h ion in Vietnam. Spec. Coy is a morlarman in Headquarters Company. 2nd Battalion of the division's 8th Infant ry near Pleiku. He entered the Arm> in January 1968, completed basic training at F1. Leonard Wood. Mo., and was last stationed at Ft. Polk. La. before arriving overseas in June 1968. The 21-year-old soldier is a 19W graduate of McLeansboro i 111. i Township High School. KOItKKT XKAL Sp 1 Robert Neal son of Mr! and Mrs. Clarence Neal IIR 1. Ml. Vernon is stationed at N'ha- trang Vietnam and is serving as an M.P. His address V- Neai. r .S/ aii,")!!::::': A PC) San Francis P I Robert 'I M.P. Co.. Calif. IKiTifi. QUICK QUIZ y—How old is the "Saturday Evening Post"? A—The publication was established in 1728 by Benjamin Franklin. Kieanich has days with his Sp /4 Benny .1. spent the past .50 parents. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Kie­ anich of Bonnie. He recently returned home from a years tour of duty in Vietnam. He received the Purple Heart for wounds suffered there from shrapnel. He is now stationed at Fori Stewart Ga. His address is: Sp'4 Benny J. Bicknieh, U.S. .%JS6S6<79. CO. E. 54th. Inf. 1st PH.. Fort Stewart. Georgia 31313. 1 IROOBIEJ Receive A Free Gift When You Join! Sure You Get One Come Nov. '69 Security will be mailing checks — Thousands of shop* ping dollars — to our Christmas Club members come November '69. Join now and get on the mail call. SECURITY BANK & TRUST CO. Mt. Vernon, III. 119 N. 9th St DAHLGREN 'Aunt' Jennie Smith, a former resident of Dahlgren. who is now- one of the 'family' at the Melho- dist retirement home ai Lawrenceville. 111., recently had her SSth birthday. She received ."ill cards and messages, most of them from Dahlgren and community. Visitors in the home u! Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Brake during the weekend were: Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Herd. Mrs. Lillian Daily and children. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Miller and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brake and .-on. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Lemke of Dahlgren and vicinity, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Schnicker and >-.n,-i. Mrs. Kathryn Schnicker and -en and Mrs. Fisher and daughter of Bluford. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Lemke of Chester and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dailv of Granite City. Mr. and Mrs. David Ilari of Sania Barbara, California are visiting relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Cravens and sons and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cravens and children spent the day Sunday with their parents. Mr. and .Mrs. O. P. Cravens. Mr. and Mrs. Dolmer Rvuni- met is spending part ef their Christmas vacation in Kansa.. . City. Kansas whh their daugiiier and family. Mr. and Mrs. Don Harnett. .Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wag'ier and children of Carmi spent ilv day- Sunday with her parents Mr. and . Mrs. W. A. Kennedy. Miss Nancy Webb of ra-Ar -e. III. was a guest Saturday nv>.i- ing -of Mi-, anrl Mrs. Charlie Cross. She was enroute to Paris. Tcnn. to visil her father. Mrs. Isaael Collison returned t<) her iiome in Wauwatosa. Wis.. Tuesday, after spending a few- days here. While here Mrs. Collison and her brother Jasper Goin Jr. atended a ('hristnr- s supper for the employee's and their families. Mrs. Collinson and Mr. Goin showed slides of their parents the late Jasper and Hannah Goin while on a tour of the Holy Land and other points of interest in Europe. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boyd spent the weekend in Danville and Indiana with their children. On Tuesday. Dec. 17 at 7:30 a large group gathered at the beautifully decorated Methodist parsonage fin- a Christmas m.-eiiag, sponsored by the Wuinens Society ol Christian Si ,-vice. Clin-;:nr carols were sung and a c -'iiiili lighting -ervire "Thy Light Is Come" was prc-iitcd. There was a gift exchange an gili- for the parsonage farni'y. Refreshments ot homemade eMokiis and candies and punch were served. Cookies and candies were taken to shui ins. . . . Mrs. Charlie (Yu--. Cor. HUMOR MISTAKEN ing the tamdy album, ten- surprised f bearded Perusing the tamdy year-old Melissa was tu Hod photographs i old relatives. She thought that only teenagers and college kids wore beards. WO NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE Brick building and extra lot on Main Street of Sesser, Illinois, formerly owned by Mike Baksa, described as Lots Thirteen (13) and Fourteen (14) in Block Eight (8) in the original Plat of Sess»er, Illinois, subject to prior reservations, exceptions or conveyances of the coal, oil, gas and other minerals. Ideal for small business or for warehouse. To be sold at auction on Saturday, December 28th, 1968, at the premises at 11 :00 o'clock A.M. Sellers will pay all real estate taxes through 1968, payable in 1969. Abstract of Title is available for examination at the office of Richard 0. Hart, at Benton, Illinois, attorney for the Executors. Sellers reserve the right to reject all bids. At Time of Sa'e—Balance on delivery of Title. FRANK BASSO GEORGE SPOTANSKI I EXECUTORS 4 TERMS: 10% TAKE AN EXTRA 'i?»Ci>; ' JORDANS regular low, low prices on a huge selection of famous brand name furniture, carpeting and gift appliances % BEDROOMS! LIVING ROOMS! DINING ROOMS! DINETTES! TABLES! CHAIRS! LAMPS! BEDDING! 0GIFT APPLIANCES FOR ALL, NOW AT DISCOUNT PRICES YOU'LL CHEER! SEE ITEMS TO FIT EVERY BUDGET! BRAND NAMES YOU'LL RECOGNIZE! 9 EASY CREDIT TERMS! FREE DELIVERY WITHIN 50 MILES! OPEN ??? FOR'YOUR CONVENIENCE! Here's the bargain bonanza of the year! Your opportunity to choose from the trusted brand names in furniture, carpeting and gift appliances ... at truly rock-bottom discount prices! 25% off our regular low prices during this price-slashing Christmas year-end sale! At Jordans there's furniture of every style and period . . . your choice of decorator fabrics in a host of stunning colors. It's easy to decorate when you have such a wide choice. And it's easy to buy at Jordans with our convenient credit terms. Enjoy your handsome selection at home while you're taking many months to pay. You'll find your answer to any furnishing problems you may have when you shop at Jordans. A gift for someone close to you ... or a gift to yourself . . . now's the time to save on any selection at Jordans. But remember! The extra 25% Discount Sale lasts for one week only! Don't miss it! Jordans offers free delivery service, too! Choose from our huge selection of fine furniture, and gift appliances now, and you can be enjoying them in your own home before New Years Day. Shop Jordans today . . . use our easy credit terms . . . and you'll have the best New Years. 5 BIG SALE DAYS CLOSING DATE DEC. 31 JORDANS 104 N. 9th St. Mt. Vernon, III. 244-0181 WOW! WHAT A Li M E- Wf»•' OF W'ftiw V*«'r* r- GAINS ism

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