Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 2, 1969 · Page 22
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 22

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 2, 1969
Page 22
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — AT. VERT.ON, ILLINOIS 7—C BIONDIE AS YOU WERE • • • ! 70 YEARS AGO TODAY Joseph W. Storment, an old wch known citizen of Pendleton township, committed suicide at iu's home two miles southeast of Opdyke, by hanging himself with a, chain. The union mass meeting at the Methodist church last night i against low violators in this city wits largely attended. -o- -o -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY William P. Guinan, commer-; ' t'al manager of the Citizen's j !Gas, Electric and Heating Co.,' 1 MS been transferred to Dan-| bury. Conn., and Gnylord Buck! nos been appointed to succeed I him. | Alson Modert, who is taking! a medical course in Chicago,! is home for a visit. -o- -o -o- i 50 YEARS AGO TODAY G. W. Reid has been appoin- 1 ted township supervisor to fill i the unexpired term of W. B. i Phillips, 1 Fred A. Wells, son of James! Wells, has been appointed depu -J I ty circuit clerk by Circuit Clerk j ! Marlin Rich. ' -o- -o -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY The coming of the New Year finds business conditions good lie Mt. Vernon with practically 'every industry operating to ca- pactiy. The coldest weather of the Jsoason was reported here when I Mie mercury went to eight a- tove zoo. | -o- -o -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Arthur T. Kattner of Pitts- bmgh.Pa., has returned to his home after a visit with his mother, Mrs. Selma Kattner. Clyde S. Thomas, Jr., and his Inle sister, Lyndell, children of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Thomas, died last night a few hours a- inrt. They had been ill but a short time with influenza. -o- o- -o- .15 YEARS AGO TODAY Edward P. Irons departed for the U. of I. at Champaign yes- t'.rday after a New Year vaca- lion with his parents, Dr. and .Mis. Letcher lions. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gowler of Mt. Vernon visited friends >n Benton yesterday afternoon. Miss Wilma Cotton was hostess to a number of guests nt her home on south Sixth street New Year's Eve. :JC YEARS AAGO TODAY The new year started out in Mt. Vernon and southern Illinois with "electric fan" weather as the thermometer hovered in the high fifties Sunday, Jan­ izary 1, and Monday, January ! : ' j The engagement of Miss I Jean Alice Patterson to Otho jSim Newman was announced I Sunday morning at a New Year's breakfast, when her aunt i M ; ss Mildred Warren, was hostess to a group of Miss Patter: son's friends. -O -O- -0- , 25 YEARS AGO TODAY I I Virginia M. (Pace) Bittroloff, SS, descendent of a pioneer family, and daughter of the first Mt. Vernon mayor, James M. Pace, died New Year's day at her home, 226 north Tenth St. Frank K. Moore, 55. alderman of the 3rd ward and time| keeper for Mt. Vernon Car Mfg. ,Co. for 19 years, died this mor- i nii.g after a long illness. Mr. and Mrs. J. K, Jones of 1509 Broadway are the par- i cuts of a seven pound son bora •Sunday, January 2, at 4:02 p.m. nt the oGod Samaritan Hospital I the first baby born in Mt. Vernon in 1944. o- -o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Coach Stan Changnon's Mt. Vernon Rams (11-1) racked up an average of 54 points per Hado's Theyll Do It Every Time « WHEN 1 1 WA£ A JCHILE. IRAN WA* CAUEP SON! PUH-H...WIP NOBOpy HERE- BUT FOREIGNERS \ NO WONPER PA NAMES' ©OT 9WITCHEP1 MeKEE HIRE5 A W >CAR FOR THB TRIP OUT TO Hid EXPEDITION I FBEL /N ME BOHE& WB'Ul TURN UP ANCIENT KEC0RP OF KALLIKAK* 5PREAPIN' CULTURE AMON05T PEM 5T0KIE-ASE RIFF RAFF! ORVY# WILL VOU KEEP QUIET1 THE WIUETS V EN006H ABOUT THE TRIBULATIONS OP 1968, CCKAMISSIONER I WE MUST WOW TURN.OUR THOUGHTS TO THE CHALLENGE'S OF i960' m ©_'»» IvJIfSJaklMJIn, Hi. fat. OttJ •y WALT WHETTERBE8 game as they rolled in, as scheduled, to annex their fourth consecutive holiday tourney basketball championship on New Year's Eve. Wendell Crowder, 20. of 708 south 18th street, got a notice I from his draft board today — over a month too late. He was at home on holiday furlough from the 101st Airborne Division at Camp Breckinridge, Ky. (when the notice came. | The first baby born in Mt. | Vernon in 1949 was David Rosier Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. iDplmar Brown of 1110 sruth 22 |.'trect, who arrived at Jefferson Memorial Hospital at 2:26 Sunday January 2. j -o -o- -o- ! 15 YEARS AGO TODAY I Mt. Vernon's first baby of the •new Year is little Miss Jean | Porter, born to Mr. and Mrs. jciaurii' Porter of 1117 Perkins j in Jefferson Memorial Hospital early today. One person was killed and 91 persons were injured as 563 cccidents occurred on Mt. Vernon streets during the year of r..K. Vernon O. Lowry, a former well known Mt Vernon resident jhas been promoted to vice pre, sidont in charge of operations j at the Greenville Steel Car j Company in Greenville, Pa. i 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Bert and Earl Smith, brothers, managed to escape early today when fire destroyed their four- room home at 417 south Sixth street. Jim Whitsell of Mt. Vernon and George Oifton of Marlow are the King City's pinochle c'lnmps for 1959. Buck Green and Henry Whitsell were last year's champions. Terry Joe Gateley, Is Jefferson county's first baby for 1959. lie is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey M. "Joe" Gateley of RFD 4, and arrived at 8:40 a.m. New Years Day at. Jefferson Memorial Hospital. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Kelson Luttrell, 67 of 910 north street died at 11:53 a.m. today in the Good Samaritan Hospital from Injuries suffered j when he was struck by a car J while walking at Tenth and Broadway. Russell Houston was installed as the new president of the Kiwanis Club, J. N. Willhite, Ki- wanls lieutenant governor was the installing officer. FBIICtUA'S POP * At VERMEEt * » BOBIN MALONI hi* By «OB LUBBERS oejeertVe: CHARtAlUfl CRUCIAL, ACRES OF HQ ?ORA SHORT RIBS IF-t QUIT COWS OH LIKE? tHSAsepesswe INPUSTRIALISC AW PAV ATTENTION T03Sm A WOMAN™ HS1L5WALLOW Hie By V. I. HAMUt WINTHROP ty DlCt CAVIAR BUGS BUNNY ITS A BONCHCPV &MEH WHO CmmO THE RIGHT TO eOFFER.. THATAPPARBNTD/ WA6 NOT THE ANeWBR &HE WAS EXPECTING FROM ME. CNJMJ-J OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOCPlt i OUT OUR WAT By WILLIAMS EEK & MEFK ttv HOWIE SCHNtlOEH THATS' We MEN WITH SElF-XHE 'lLKEEf^ DISCIPLINE D0MT \ 7 **-AT NEEP A LEMGTHY ZJ LEAiST LlSf OF RESOLUTIONS') AROUHP BLlT I'M SlV|t>i6MV- •SELFAREMJMOER: <5ELF6ETf ?UE7, j I THE' BARO HAO 1 AMOTHEf? GOOD] OME, MACJOfi • "NEITHER A 0ORROWEJ? MOP? A LENDER B5"/ P f &k^M

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