Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 4, 1969 · Page 11
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 11

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, January 4, 1969
Page 11
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1D69 THE REGISTER-NEWS —- MT- VERT'. ON. ILLINOIS 5—B - Daily Magazine Page - AS YOU WERE... UONDIE By CHIC YOUNG , FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS *, BtOSSER [XwHAT EVEA. BECAME OF H HAPVEY KRUMPUEMEYER.? HELLO—HEUO.' AUSTfZAUA? PLEASE EKOi5E TrtSCALL/ It WAS /viAoe ACCIDENTALLY sy MY Per (2ACCOONJ, WHO jusr HAPPENED 16 PIALVOUR. NUMBER/ _ . VOJJEVEG HTAfcOFAtd AMIMALTHAT FOOLS AfcOUNO A TeLEPHOlsje 2 I'l ABNER TM »- us »™i m 70 YEARS AGO TODAY The remains of Phillip Palm, who died yesterday in St. Louis were brought here today for burial. Burke's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co., will appear at the Opera House tonight. -o -o- -o- 65 YEARS AGO TODAY L. D. Jines, the lad who was ; Association on yesterdoy afternoon paid the International Shoe Company the sum of $3,000 being the initial payment of $12,000 for enlargement of the factory in this city. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY charges were aided by person on the outside. -o- -o -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY some 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Walter sons of and Warren Mr. and Mrs. By Al CAPPS ??-THlS AlNTTH'US.A.~SO IT'S SAFE TO ADMIT IT—— I'M TH' ORIGINAL BANANAS// hospital Saturday afternoon. The Mt. Vernon basketball team was defeated in two hard fought games with Granite City Friday night. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY The Rev. George S. Wilson pastor of the Wesley M. E. church, died this morning of meningitis. Capt. Frank L. Ferguson was this morning notified of the death at East St. Louis last night of his son, Will E. Ferguson. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY George Federick Webb of Bell street, who was the father of 12 children, died last night. The Mt. Vemon Improvement A farewell parry was given last evening at the lxrnic of Mr. and Mrs. Rowland Fenton in lie- 1 the victim of the careless hand- nor of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Fcltz, ling of a shotgun in the hands j who will leave this evening for of a companion, died at the | Plioncix, Arix. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY A New Year's wedding thai came as a surprise to many, was that of Miss Frances R. Clifton of Vincennes, Ind., to I Norwood Veatch of Mt. Vernon. Martin Hcnn, Orla Lashbrook and R. E. Davis are spending a few days in Springfield attending the state meeting of Illinois Agricultural Fairs, -o- -o- -o 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Four young prisoners escaped from the Jefferson county jail about two o 'clock this morning, the second jail break of Mt. Vernon in the past six months. Sheriff Arthur Owens said that indications showed that jail breakers who faced serious Dixon of south 7th street have met in England. Roger Valentine, an economist on the staff of Halsey-Sfuait, New York investment bankers, told members of the Lions Club today that he was optimistic on postwar prospects of the the United States. Lieut, and Mrs have returned to The loss from fire In Mt. Ver>non during December totaled 51.250. according to statistics Dixon, j compiled by Fire Chief Julius Frank) Lustig. Lester F. Davis, city clerk of Mt. Vernon, announced today that he is a candidate for county clerk of Jefferson county, subject to the Democratic Primary election on April 13. Police Chief Verner Pigg today reminded motorists that new parking meter hours are Wayne Carr j in effect in Mt. Vernon. Moto- Camp Hood, i risfs must place nickels in the Texas, after spending his leave meters between 8:00 a.m. and with friends and relatives in I 5:30 p.m. on weekdays and 8:00 this city. ! a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays. -o- -o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Raymond Howard Miller, '11, of Wayne City, was fatally injured about 5 p.m. yesterday when he was struck by an automobile on the state highway at the south edge of Wayne City. An electric toaster and $160 wo2 "th of silverware were taken when thieves broke into the home of Policeman C. F. Hinman early last night. Mayor Harry L. Bishop today announced the appointment of Mrs. Martin Hess to the Public Library Board, to succeed Miss Rena Robor, who resigned. Kenneth M. Sandusky was installed as Nobel Grand of the local I.O.O.F. Lodge at ceremonies last night. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Hatlo's Theyll Do It Every Time :APTAIN EASl By TURNER VeS -WHVIZZIT?? OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN SEEM, TO GET ALONG SO WELL WITH ONE ANOTHER.-" THE WtltETS By WAIT WHETTERBER ONE CAU LEARN TO BE PHILOSOPHICAL. ABOUT THE WOES OF LIFE - — /N CASG OF Fif ?e - --ABOUT FIRE AND ^ FLOOD AND THE FURV OF THE ELEMENTS. ... BDT TORKEV 6AND W1GHES,6EVEN DAYS IN A ROW 1 Kin*. Feature* Syndiwie, in*- t 1968, Wqiid j^hti PRISCIllA'S POP The temperature skidded to four lx?low zero in Mt. Vernon last night — the coldest of the winter. Missie Arthurs j;as been appointed to head the teenage March of Dimes campaign. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanton Jones on the Waltonville Road was destroyed by fire last night. Former City Clerk Allan Dulaney, now of Springfield, 111., has received a citation from the Mt. Vernon Marine Corps League "for outstanding service to Mt. Vemon." -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Charles (Chick) Deite, 28, is the new composing room foreman of the Register-News. Deitz replaces Aubrey Crowder, who retired last week after 53 years in the Mt. Vernon printing trade. Deitz is a native of McLeansboro. Ray Faulkner, 61, of 312 Broadway had a close brush with death last evening when an east bound L. and N. passenger train sfi-uck his car at the Seventh street crossing. The State of Illinois filed a suit here this week for the Interstate 5T right-of-way in Spring Garden township. Defendants in the condemnation suit are Joe Frank Settle, Robert i C. Setlle, C. Y. Clinton, Francis M. Willmorc and Carmen Pearl Willmorc. 1t **tMfi/HT*CW TO— 6Hiauey ANN WAXBCtfA ' st m At* COLUMBUS,. OHIO. No Passport Travelers from the United j States entering Mexico do not need a passport but should carry some proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, voter's registration card or affidavit. Mexican authorities do not consider a driver's license as proof of citizenship. By Al VERMEER •r ftOBIN MAIONI Hv SOB LUBBERS AUEY OOP Bv V. I. 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