Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 3, 1969 · Page 11
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 11

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Friday, January 3, 1969
Page 11
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT- VER?'.ON, ILLINOIS 6— B AS YOU WERE... WE'LL MERELS TAKE L BACK OUR ORIGIN A_ ; STATCHOO, AN'LEAVE i^VO 'TH'TAKE.'.' Q WON'T GIVE IT UP// CTHASS BRAVEJ s/ n'vn '-BilT—) -THEV'S ALREADY BRING IN TH' FAKE - FUM TH' DESTROYER "SPIRO T. AGNEW-WHICH IS NOTED FDR ITS MARKSMANSHIP// AGO TODAY The I,aw and order League to the illegal sale of liq'jor was organized last night with the following officers: president, Capt. S. H. Watson, vice president, Dr. Ezra Peters, secretory, Morris Emmcrscn; treasurer, John R. Allen. AIi'. and Mrs. W. Duff Piercy, Mcssers. Tom and John Mitchell and Mi's Zttla Warren will leave for Labanon tomorrow to remnre their scholastic studies a! MrKendrec College. -o- -'J- -o- VKARS AGO TODAY Dr. J. T. Whitlock, the new owner of me Egyptian Hospital has taken over the institution and Dr. J. W. Hamilton retires from management. The big gasoline traction engine to be used in building the street car line, was unloaded and brought down town Friday morning. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY W. T. Woodle died Tuesday at his homo east of Mt. Vernon on Fairfield Road. The fast Mt. Vernon association basketball team defeated McKen-h-oo College 23 to 12 last night. first of next week, it was re-|pavying of Fourth street from 45 YEARS AGO "TODAY A receiver was appointed for the Southern Gem Coal Co. by Federal Judge English today. A capital stock of the Jefferson State Bank has been increased to $125,000. ! -o -o- -o- j4« YEARS AGO TODAY The Mt. Vernon b a sketball ! quintet gained its fifth vic- ; lory of the season by defeating i Corbondale by a score of lsJ • to 14 last night at Carbondale The mercury registered eight degrees above, the coldest for the winter to date. -o- -o- -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Little Jack Setzekorn entertained eight friends on Main street today at noon at a luncheon in honor of his eighth birthday. | Charles Hall, Jr., returned to I St. Louis today after a visit ! with his father, Dr. Charles Hall j ' in this city. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY F'ive cent parking meters will probably be iastalled around the public square in Mt. Vernon the latter part of the week or the vealed last night. The building boom in Mt. Vernon started midway of last year Is gaining impetus as the new year begins, according to the monthly report of N. T. Jones, Mt. Vernon building commissioner. -o- -a- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY The issue of commission or city control of the police and fire departments orose at last night's meeting of the city council at which the bonds of two new members now serving on the police force were approved. The new policemen are Lyman Grigg, former sheet commissioner, and Harry Sammons. The Rotarians met at noon today and had as their guest speakers Everett L. Thompson, former coach at the Casey Junior High School, and Van Parr of Manhattan, New York. Lieut, (jg^ nnd Mrs. Doxie Mcore, announce the birth of a daughter, Martha Ann. born .Tanuaiy 3rd. at the Home hospital in Lafayette, Ind., Lieut. Moore is stationed at Fisher Island, New York. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Mt. Vernon councilmen last night teok further action toward start of construction on two p iv- ing jobs — the intersection oi Castleton nnd First street and CAPTAIN EAST By TURNER THE WIUETS By WALT WHETTERBER o o ^ ROBIN MAIONI WHERE'S THE V!NE-60VEREl> COTTAGE VOL) PROMISED ME J^FORTV YEARS ABO? Bii BOB LUBBERS LAP/THINKS- ITS •mAr ^TUKMMSHlM OMfrSHeWJEW VQ\HG\T,C mm SHORT RIBS By FRANK O'NEAL H£SA/5fWSIS1H£lASr 'M695A6E WEU SET FROVl HIM.' "J HOW COME? J 1 HE'S GIVING UP SMOKING-. BUGS BUNNY EEK & MEFK By HOWIE SCHNtlDEB LO/UG. ZJVE HOT BATHS AMD AFTERAJOOW MAPS; f LOWG. LlUe MUSTARD I PLASTERS AMD StOW roXTR0T5i WOAJG LIVE y OH, THATS JUST MEEK'S WAV OF TRV/AJS TO PRESeRWe THE FAST! Hatlo's They'll Do It Eveiy Time ® Main to Jordan. Mt. Vernon had a spring like storm in the middle of winter, last night. A deluge of rain which measured almost an inch and a half caused flooded conditions in the city and creeks in Jefferson county were running bank full this morning. .Sixty- nine new homes were started in Mt. Vernon in 1948, according to a survey of building permits issued by the city. A total of 510 ,358.85 was received in the 1948 Community Chest Drive, it was announced today by Kenneth Cross, Drive chairman. -o- -o- -o- n YEARS AGO TODAY Calvin E. Scrivner 67, former mayor of Ashley nnd a former resident of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:30 Sunday night at his home in Ashley. Mr. end Mrs. Clyde H. Mayer of 112 north Seventh street received a telephone call Sunday from their son, Lt. Clyde H. Mayer, Jr., who is stationed at Osford, England,. He is a B-47 pilot. 10 YEARS AGO TODAY During 1958, there were a total of : J .13 accidents on the streets of Mt. Vernon — 2C more than in 1957. In these, 66 persons uvro injured — six fewer than in previous year. Mrs Lora Kissel is the new president of Varnell Rebekah Lodge. Mrs. Effie Marlow is secretary; and Mrs. Kale Terry is treasurer. Mrs. Cyrilla Piper has received a cablegram stating that her son-in-law and daughter, Sgt and Mrs. Harvey Wyrick have arrived in Munich, Germany. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEAR SAGO TODAY' Mt. Vernon's first baby of the New Year is little Ronnie Lee Gream, son of Mr. and Mrs. Finis Gream, Jr., of Bluford. A coroner's jury last night ruled an open verdict in the death of Phillip H. Kareh, ML. , Vernon surveryor, who was I found shot to death last novoin- ! b',r 2i. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Anderson hoard their son honored 500 miles away with the coope- t ration of the Illinois Belle Telo- i phone Ccmnany. Rolla Anderson lot' Kalamazoo. Mich., was honored by the Kiwanis Club and lb" eur-.-nionies were earned by telephone to Mt. Vernon, where his parents listened over speaker- •.•hones at home. PRISCILLA'S POP By AL VERMEER ONLY 362 DAYS / TH. Ut. UX ttl. 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