Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 28, 1968 · Page 11
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 11

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, December 28, 1968
Page 11
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1968 THE REfiiyTER-NEWS - -nT- VERT.ON, ILLINOIS 5—B - Daily Magazine Page - AS YOU BLONDIE By CHIC YOUNG WHAT'S THE PRIZE?' FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS fc> BLOSSER . - "BUT He T TMAT He PASSED •our! we ATE THE* SURE- IS PEPEMDS \MH0U6 CAKE AUNT ADELE CUTF' ) ONl Hl& > r ^gfc~s^\ You suppose ALCOHOLIC? SB* • • • WELL, AFTER. VOU WORE IT A FEW TIMES VOU COULD , GIVE IT. TO ME LETS ASK MIIA \AJHE-IO HE ) 111 ABNER By AL CAPPS WHV ARE THEY TRYING TO BEAT THEIR WAV IN? WHAT ARE THEV AFTER? Eden CAPTAIN EAb\ By TURNER THE WILtETS THERE'6 601N6 TO "N 0EA6ATHERIN6 OF H£V.' WHERE'^ AMD WHERE FOUKS ARE GATHERER, THAT'5 WHERE THE ACTIOM 16... 1S*« h r N£A, Inc. T.M. KM. UA •.». BOBIN MAIONI HA-HA i 1 OUST \ BUT THEM MSAMT VOZJ CAM \ IT'LL 06 gusaeupWHAX- nooL #x& .EVBRM^WAMT ho oar OW THS PLANS f y y^U AMD TUTl-PABy SHORT RIBS <B IKS t) IIU, In. T.M. It, U1. M. Oil. O ^£AU BUGS BUNNY EEK & MEt=K 6v HOWIE SCHMiOE* THROWJ CIGARETTES DOMUSTAIRS < —nimnHm;—» lM ' ntrt TI>ft iBT —— 70 YEARS AGO TODAY The Mt. Vernon minstrel troupe, which is billed for an entertainment at the Opera House tonight, is composed of young men who are in every way capable to provide their audience an evening of genuine fun and entertainmet. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Fred Pureell has been appointed deputy clerk of the Circuit Courl by Marlin Rich. Alderman Frank Clark, who has been a victim of small pox, was out for the first time in three weeks yesterday. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Hotel Emmerson Friday evening was the scene of one of the prettiest holiday social affairs, when Mr. and Mrs. Harold G. Watson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bon Ward entertained a number of invited couples at a dinner dance. Mrs. Earl Jackson was hostess to members of the Minerva club al her home last evening. Tiie evening was spent in playing games and contests. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Clarence Shoop enter- Sy WALT WHETTERBER ...AMD WHERE THE ACTION \e, THATS WHERE. EVERYBODY'S -f YOU MAKE 60JN6 .' i^HH 1961 b» NEA. fix. <W HJANK O N' AL Ik 4OB LUBBERS tained the members of the Harmony Pinochle club at her home yesterday. Miss Widney Ann Watson entertained a number of invited guests at her home on north 12th street last evening, -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Clyde Lee and Miss Beatrice Rough will accompany , Miss Mabel Rough to St. Louis i tomorrow. Miss Mabel is to con- i tinue to Boston, Mass., where ! she has been transferred. | Mrs. Jessie Stratton will leave tliis evening for New York to visit her daughter, Mrs. Morton A. Laird and family. -o -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Eleanor Munsell W a t- kins, former Mt. Vernon resident who returned on the Grip- sholm after internment in the Philiipincs, spoke on the Columbia network radio program this morning . -o -o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY An armed robber walked into the home of Rube Riley, in the 1100 block of Conger avenue early last night, and robbed him of a billfold containing $36. Wagner Electric Corporation of St. Louis has purchased the] Devine plant and plans to man-} ufacture transformer tanks in Mt. Vernon. Wagner win occupy the big industrial property soon after the first of the year and eventually will enjoy some 250' workers. ! Announcement of the engage-: ment of Miss Johnetta Perry 1 to Captain Marion Ellison has been made by her mother, Mrs. t Maude Perry. The announce' ment was made at a formal tea for 250 guests in Kansas City, Kansas. The engagement of Miss Joan Hitter of Ottawa, III. to Walton Kirk, was announced Christmas Eve at a family dinner in Ottawa. Mr. Kirk was captain of the University of Illinois basketball team in 1945 ami that same year was selected "All American." He is now playing professional basketball with the Indianapolis Jets. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Art Laird has been appointed a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce it has been announced by Dale Carpenter, president, dent. Mr. Vernon city eouncilmen last night approved $973.51 of inherited bills for immediate payment. City Clerk Lester Dais and City Treasure Wanda White said the checks will be mailed Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time immedaitely. M. J. Mitchell was reelected president of Green Hills Courttry Club last night. Robert W. Munger is vice president and Harry Williamson was re-elected secretary treasurer. Paul Trovillion was again engaged to manage tbe club and William Veach was again named golf pro. -o- -o -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY G. B. Holman has reported the theft of a brown leather exercise saddle and bridale to city police and the sheriff's office. The items were stolen from a horse barn at the Mt. Vernon fairgrounds. Miss Velma Wood, beloved high school teacher was guest of honor at a reception held yesterday at Hotel Emmerson. lie retired this year after teaching; for the past 27 years. Dr. and Mrs. M. M. Lumbattis and returned from a visit with family in Toledo, O. -o- -o- -o- o YEARS AGO TODAY Ernest V. Perry, 64 owner of the precision Engineering Company died early two day in St. Francis Hospital. Topeka. Kans., he had submitted to surgery two weeks ago. The Ina Observer, which was" been published weekly at Ina for the past 55 years, ceased publication this week, Wayne Coffman. editor and publisher of the newspaper since 1947 announced that tine December 26 issue will be the last. Fire destroyed two homes in Mt. Vernon today, the Home of Willis Mack, 1215 south 27th and the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby R. White of 2809 Mannen street. THEN IN THREE SECONDS FLAT THE ROOM, HAIR AND CLOTHES ARE TIDIED- BUT LO! NOT A CAR IN SIGHT" TO V. KINSELLA LONDON, ONTARIO, CANAPA HEED v it means . SUW MOVING VEHICLE PRISCILLA'S POP ... — KhtFmMntSsniimtp, lack. MM. W.Hd liibl, icurvW WOW!! THIS CHRISTMAS IS GOlNGr TO COST A TON//, By AL VERMEER ISN'T IT NICE HOW POP WORRIES ABOUT SANTA'S PROBLEMS «" r V OOP Bv V. I HAMLIN _® 1WI l, jtM/hic. T.M? Ite 9 . U.S. Pot. 0»." r ^ ? *^' WINTHROP By DIC.: CAVIAR WDDLDNT IT BE 0REATIFOUG. \ SCHOOL Wt&MADE OFCHOCOLATB ) ICG 02BAM AND W£ COOLD'ESCAPE / &y SATING OUR WAYOtST? J UOTFCaMB... I 'M ON A DIETT OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPLt | OUT OUR WA1 ARISTOCRATS ?700M 'T LOOK AT I UNTIL Ytfa 'RE'flfA &.'l .'fASO • |THEy REALLY SHOULD YWMlO -1 Of\^lHCUPPtN& IT// FLAT l'MPLAN> 00 AffOUTAVtfU ARIS- WE'RE SUP-/ NlNG TO THE OVERSEAS MAIL //TOCRAT* POSED TO { \CELEftf ?AT£ 5 %ERVlCF/lV£ BEEH/ J.WILL iVlflK'E pAVE LESS lAN &W YEAR'S WAITIM6 TWRE& (TV A SMALL ) FUTURE THAM [ SV CRACl<lM<5» FOR MY AW ^YLCW^/ A MOTH ON A V^/ KNUCKLED nv PRow LONDO\U> ' IWLOH SWEATER^ m - t_m»m.toTM:f.\u.t*.t*.. it H05E- •OST CH«?I5TMA5 SHORTS* Bv WILLIAMS AN' HAVE HER5CREECH AT VE1 \ . NOTICE HOW HIGH JIVE GOT MY ( .' 5LEEVES ROLLEP—THATS SO SUB CAKI'T ACCUSE ME OF HIPIN'CARRS IW 'EM! WHY, IF I PUTM/HAMP AMYWHERE MEAR MY EARSHE'P . SHRIEK THAT I HAP A COUPLE OF ACES BEHIWP IT/

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