Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 30, 1968 · Page 13
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 13

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, December 30, 1968
Page 13
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 196& THB REIU13TKII-NKV\S - ..iT VIiIlT ON. ILLINOIS 5—B -Daily Magazine Page 6LONDIE By CHIC YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS VOO-HOO DAC3WOOD £ AS YOU WERE... LETS SBFFHEIL EAT THIS VE0A- 'TABLB SOUP/ , -r ~V^JUST Movu 15 , PA15V , TELL_, H £ GOMMA. UJASrl ME 50ME.THIMS A 3OU0LOF SOUP? LI'L ABNER ??-THEV HAVE A RJNNV WAV OF SHOWING IT.V CAPTAIN EA51 WOT A Y AHiORVyi MIWCHIWS CARAWAY SIGHT FOR I SEEP& WILL PREVENT HAVING SORE EVE^CTT HICCUPS IN CHURCH! MB BRAIKiy BIS BRUPPERS WOT PAB OF VWOM POES VOLI HAVE WK ME TOW? V 4 ft. * $0 W££ PECIPEP TO HELP VDU PIS IW PA KUIW5 OF PBM/- _ u STONE A6E OLE-TIMERS i / N0 ° v ^ u "WON'Tl THE WILIETS THE MAIL IS HERE, MAYOR SPOOG r /^ANVTHIM6 FROAA ROBIN MAL0N1 *>, **0B LUBBERS "OETAIMZJSf JWEJLL, I WE'RE? AMeSRICAM / CAMT PRlVg ctnzeusf y youn ClT/ZSMf SHORT RIBS W •"RANK O .-4 • A I HOWPV/ HOW DO YOU UKE MV N£lV SHIRT? BUGS BUNNY EEK & MEPK THIS IS TH' DISH ALL^ MY CUSTOMERS ARE TALKIN'ABOUT* iy/1 BAD-TEMPERED LI'L CLUCK! _ \ © 196* by Worn«f B [7 I Sevan Arts, Inc. ^> TA1. Htj, UA Pot. C 0> By AL CAPPS 70 YEARS AGO TODAY I Rio ri 'ilmrul friends and "associates of Engine or John Martz of the L. and N. engine yard celebrated his marriage a few days ago by a charivari nt llv home on Chance avenue tast evening. -o- -o- -o- 55 YKARS AGO TODAY Miss Alice Watson, wlio spent last year in Rome. Italy, taking a course under Dr. Marie Montessori in kindergarten work, has been appointed to a position of teacher of expectant teachers. Her work will begin in Fel> ruary. 15 VKAtiS A (i<) TODAY The mi"es of Southern Gt 'm Conl Company lmve been closed bi cause the company failed tc meet the payroll. The motor driven passenger coach to be put into service on the Jefferson and Southwestern Railroad arrived in Mt. Vernon yesterday. -o- -<>- -o- 35 YEAKS AGO TODAY The Jefferson-Hamilton County Medical Society met last evening in Ihc reception rooms jf Drs. Ma.xey and Hamilton and elected the following officers: Dr. T. A. Clark, president; Br. Harry G. Thompson, vice presi­ dent; Dr. Andy Hall, secretary- treasurer; Dr. Robert A. Smith, delegate; Dr. T. B. Williamson, alternate delegate, and Dr. Clarence Hamilton, Censor. -o- -o- -o- 5* YEARS AGO TODAY The Mt. Vernon Car Mfg. Co. has completed its contract for 100 pound bombs and men from the bomb plant have been transferred to other departments. Mr. and Mrs. William Schelosky returned from Evtansville, Inrt., after spending the holidays with relatives and friends in that city. -o- -o- o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Connecting on 48 per cent of their shots in the ball game, the Mt. Vernon Rams closed opening day activity In their holiday tourney by blasting the Alton Redbirds, 70 to 38, and advanced to the quarterfinals. Center, Max Hooper drummed in 13 field goals and a pair of field throws for 28 points. Dale Hunt of Mt. Vernon, has sold his interest in the Paramount Club, a night club three miles south of Centralia. Five more candidates officially tossed their hats into the Mt. Vernon political ring today. Filing petitions of candidacy in the city primary of February 22 were: for mayor, Lory A. Van Horn, R., Police magistrate, Charles E. Johnson, R; nlderman, first ward, Frank A. Harlow, D., third ward, Joe M. Ward, Republican incumbent, Ira D. Zimmerlee. D. Mrs. Merle W. Huntington, i former Mt. Vernon residents, I has been temporary executive ' secretary to Senator- elect Paul H. Douglas. The former Merle Snoop, Mrs. Huntington served as secretary to Congressman Lawrence Arnold of Newton, 111., Will Rogers, Jr., of Calif., and Emily Taft Douglas of Illinois during their terms of office. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY J. Lester Ruford, superintendent of elementary schools hat been endorsed for vice president of the NEA at a meeting of the Illinois Education Association in Chicago. Robert L. Fancher, advert is- inf manager for the Illinois Brokerage stores for the past seven years, today announced plans to open his own advertising service company in Centralia on January 1. He now lives on a showplace farm near Salem with his wife, Janet, and their five children. Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. Highsmith of the Fairfield Road will he married fifty years on January 3. Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time By TURNER By WAIT WHETTERBER EOT THOUSANDS OF ^3 HAVE NEVER &EEH INVITED TO THE WHITE HOUSE ' | © King Folure^ynJicmie. Inc.. Ilbt. WoiU rii>il_» PRISCIILA'S POP Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dull have returned from Marionville, Mo. where Ihoy visited his father, Reverend L. L. Dull. -o- -o- -o- m YF:ARS AGO TODAY Dr. Edwin S . Wood has been elected president of the Jefferson - Hamilton county medical Society. Dr. Morris Zelman is vice president and Dr. Cyril J. Anslinger is secretary-treasurer. Vandals have broken into and damaged cabins on Lake Miller including those belonging to Al Ansorge. Glen Wilson, V'n-gil Pulley. Harold Schill, Lowell Simmons . and Harold Hathaway. Receipts from Mt. Venon's parking motors this month totaled $3,t>-16.98. A year ago, the total collected for December was •uoTvi:;. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Watts of 611 Oak avenue will celebrate lb-Mr Golden Wedding anniversary en Jan. 4. Captain Helen Wells as returned to Abilene, Tex., where she is stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, following a visit with her parents. Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Wells of WaltonviUe. -o- -o- -o- 5 YE>\RS AGO TODAY Homer S. Gamber, 45, well known Mt. Vernon wholesale Florist, was severely injured in a collision of two trucks at 6:20 this morning on U. S. route <l'ji; about two miles south of Belleville. The Mt Vernon Rams have won their 7th Egyptian tournament crown in 11 years. Top scorers were in (lie game between Mt. Vernon and Harrisburg were, Gaiy Jones scored 25 points and Terry Gambe: added 15 to convey Mt. Vernon past the host, Hairisburg. Fire heavily damaged a Viking Freight Company truck and its cargo while being driven on highway some distance from the city. The driver sped to the terminal where firemen were called to the scene. SCHOOLS •i -WEN it •• DRIVE CAREFULLY By AL VERMEER WHAT A DIS<3USTIN<3, REPU&NANT HABIT/ AILEY OCP Bv V. I. HAMLIN HOW FAR DO YOU THINK IT IS TO AKHETATON? NO IPEA...BUT THERE'S SOMEBODY UP AHEAP, MEBBE THEY CAN TELL US.' ^ 0.-30 WELL, WATCH IT! THOSE GUYS LOOK ABOUT AS FRIENPLY AS RATTLESNAKES.' WINTHROP By DIL.: CAVIAR WELL., WELL./ HELLO, WINTHROP/ -<1 <AVAUJ evecy TIME NASTY AOTSIABF SAYS HELLO ITCOST3 SOMEBODY AN ICB cCCEAAA CONE. OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPlfc | OUT OUR WAV Bv WILLIAMS By HOWIE SCHNblDEH WHV MUST YOU ALWAYS CELEBRATE THE EWD OF THE V6AR. &Y. PRINJWWG? HAVE YOU, PERCHAAJCe. MOTICED THE fcJIUD OF YEARS. UJE'vE BEEM GeTTlMG LATELY ? POUR ME QUE. WILLYA !- HOW CQt-Ac YOU'R h'OT LiViU'OM P0TATO))60T THEII? OWM CIA\P6 TO TKAIM Y0UI ?U5Tff£TCH&f?'S0! TUf?OA.T fOR TUE 0WL ?)\THEy VOMT MA> vYEAR-ENDER ? jrfao DEPEND — r— y ION! THE FIRS THEY//JPURtLV A5AKI ANTIQUE, TELL ME))MAO</ IT WAS JWEY'VE EVEN s \AH — LI'S ED 6Y^7BUT FIKPO AFTDT //ACTUALLY H'16 HI5TO(?lc(( IM MOT 0OUT WITM)) 60IMG/— L OEMP£e/.^%RTlFICIAL 'MERRIMENT ME.. 1 TMtRE FOR AN IMT£LL£CTL1AL^ , g . 30 j^v^ WE'RE fiOIM'.SKATIM' AW' WE GOT A LOKJ <3 HIKE TO THE POMD— AKJP STILL HE IM5ISTS OKlPOIW HISMORM' IKJO EXERCISES/ I DON'T «3ET IT/ SIMPLE.'IT'S \ WHAT/A NOBLE THOUSHT/ PERSONALLy, I HAVEN'T YET SOTTEM TO THE PLACE WHERE I THINK IT'S GOOD POLICY TO START BREAKING BAD HABITS. REVERSE EMGLISH 0 IZ-30'

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