Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 27, 1968 · Page 13
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 13

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FRIDAY, DBOBMfiflR 2?, 1968 THE ftSGtfiTKR-NBJWS VaftttON, ILLINOIS iiiiiii - Daily Magazine Page - AS YOU WERE... BLONDIS By CHIC YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS fc> BL0SSER /WD 3tl W LI'L ABNER By Al CAPPS ANOTHER FLOCK. PASSED UP TH' GEN'RAL— DOOTY TO RESIGN J® AS CHIEF v-^ CUSTODIANS J?"- ) AH LL TURN IM f _ MAH MOP — / xfl AMERICAN EVER TOOK A CENT O' GOVAMINT NYONEY WIFOUTDOIfsl'NO WORKFO 'IT.': , '~ «<7 CAPTAIN EAS1 By TURNER BV THE- Y 50 WHAT! KALUKAKi MV ANTHRO- WAVrMeKEE...( POlomT NEEPg CLAY TABLETS H£ FRENCH ACr-VTHWKS THE 1940 EKCAMTI0N5 HAP MH.E. POLAIRB, 18811939, HAP THE SMALLEST W/\l5f ON f?EC0RP„ TEN KftHBSi WHAT'£ WRONG? XJU ] INDIQEMIONi I SUE *5 LOOKEP 5TUNJNEP j YOUR OFFER 15 TOO FOR A MOMENTt / TE/VAPTINS TO REFUSE X-I'LL TRY TO FINP 70 TEARS AGO TODAY Miss Irene Allen of Blissville was found hanging in the barn near her home yesterday morning. Poor health is believed to have caused her to commit suicide. Action is being taken by a committee of citizens towards closing the whiskey joints operating in Mt. Vernon. -o- -o- -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Dr. J. T. Whitlock, who was the victim of a sudden attack of illness Christmas Eve, is much better today. SO YEAR SAGO*TODAY The Mt. Vernon Association basketball team was defeated last night by the Belleville Turners 17-13. 45 YEARS AGO TODAY The Mt. Vernon Car Manufacturing Company has received an order for 500 box cars from the Cotton Belt system. Mrs. Frances Basken died very suddenly at her home, 224 Opdyke avenue yesterday. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY An important event of the holiday season was given yesterday at the home of Mrs. S. N. Hallowell, who was hostess to a member of ladies at a bridge luncheon. Misses Margaret Ruth anc3 Mary Adolyn Epler were visitors in Centralla last night and attended a DeMolay dance. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODA Y Dr. Robert R. Smith has been j notified- officially that he had 'been appointed managing director of the Kankakee State Hospital by Governor Homer. : Mrs. Silas Echols has been j notified by Mr. Echols of his election as president of the Illinois High School State Athletic Association yesterday. Dr. and Mrs. J C. Black have returned from Corning, Ark., where they sepn the Christmas holidays. "O- -O- «0" 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Widney Watson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold G. Watson, was hostess last evening at one of the holiday's gayest social events. One hundred and fifty guests were present, 85 from out of town. State, county and city officers are working here today in an attempt to solve an alarming "epidemic" of auto thefts in Mt. Vernon during the past few days. Arthur Owens, sheriff, State Police Sgt. L. E. Mannen and Police Chief Verner Pigg and their forces, who are cooperating to solve the thefts, today announced that five stolen cars have been recovered in | the past few days. -o- -o- -o- 2.1 YEARS AGO TODAY Twenty six ML Vernon fathers and seven county dads, parents of 73 children in all, were in the large contingent of inductees from both the local Selective Service Boards, which left last night for Chicago to undergo induction examinations. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Endicott, j Mrs. Charles Kern, J. G. Par' sons, Bud Herbert, Miss Betty Stevenson, Miss Johnetta Wells, Marion Yarber, Riley Taylor, Miss Beverly Porter, Miss Cindy Firebaugh, Miss Eleanor Kitch, Miss Vera Parsons, Miss Marie Kern, Miss Donna Endicott, John Anderson and Miss Mary Ann Taylor spent yesterday in Fairfield attending the midwinter get together of the group that attended camp the past summer at Dixon Springs, 111. The Markham City north pool remains the most active in Jefferson county today with a new test of recently discovered Aux Vases pay information due to be made by the Central Pipe Line on the J. E. Henry lease. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Darnold of 1000 Park avenue announce THE WIILETS •y WAIT WHETTERBER -fil FMHHM SMHMW . ha.. PRISCILLA'S POP the engagement of their r a*lifb« ter, Miss Elizabeth TJarnoldj?» Robert Eugene Puckett son it Dr. and Mrs. L. W Puckett;^ 10 Rushton Drive. '• £ Mr. and Mrs. Berthold Borden, 612 South 18th street announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Barbara June Borden, to Cpl. Robert Eugene White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur H. White, which took place December 26 at Logan SStreet Baptist church. Dr. and Mrs. Earl Feldmann of 720 Kensington are the parents of a son born December 27 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He has been named Thomas Earl. -o- -o- «o» 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Captain Delbert Carlton, who with other officers Is still working on the $2,000 Christmas I night safe cracking at Carp's Department Store, said a man and woman had been seen inside the building at 1 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Will I. Lewis, Jr., left today for their home in Denver, Colo., following a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will I. Lewis. m ^^ m 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Salaries of Mt Vernon city councilmen — which started at a nominal one dollar per year when the city manager form of government began here six years ago will have grown to fifty dollars come next spring. The salary of the mayor will also be increased to seventy-five dollars per month. Mrs. Eugene C. Savage is announcing the engagement of her daughter, Miss Elaine Bullock, to John Applegate, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Applegate of Syracuse, N. Y. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Fire destroyed a store building at 408 South 20th street which was filled with antiques and used furniture, causing thousands of dollars damage. Churck Martin, a sophomore at the University of Illinois, and a member of the Marching Illini, will leave Saturday morning with the band for Pasadena, Calif., where the Marching Hini will participate in the Rose Bowl parade. A. Harold Williams, received one of the highest awards offered by the Toastmastera International the Able Toastmaster, in a Special presentation. Miss Mary Lynne Plemon and Ronald K. Crabtree were married in a ceremony performed at the First Methodist church, Saturday afternoon. By At VERMEER WOW, THERE'S SOMETHING YOU DCN'T SBB EVEEV DAVi I6EEITEVERV PAY ! dOeSXHG HAS DBCOMB . VERY POPULAR, YOU KNOW. JT wev > . LESTER/ ROBIN MALONI fit BOB LUBBERS £M swine irui? HETgDCH AM MAM IN ALU PLOW OOR usr THAT£PAC£- 11... WE TWOUSWT j r/^> YOU'D BE OUT' ^TRYING- YOUR Bv V. T. 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