Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 6, 1969 · Page 11
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 11

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, January 6, 1969
Page 11
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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VE'RKON, ILLINOIS 5 —B '>-!• ft -Daily Magazine Page BIONDIE By CHIC YOUNO , FRECKl r CAPTAIN EAS1 SHORT RIBS By FRANK O'NEAL '1415 FANf LETTER1 RECEIVED — YOU ARB TALENTED, CL.EVEQ. BEAUTIFUL AND I A£>MlR£VoU— 1 TjA\NK IT 1VA9 S£NT» BUGS BUNNY AS YOU WERE... 'A VF .4RS. XfUi TOTOAY ... . u ..ins. J . H. Aueoury are packing their household effects preparatory to leaving in a day or so for their old home in Litchfield. Th e members of Jefferson Lodge No. 121, Knights of Pythias, report a royal time last night. The first degree was conferred upon Capt. Kirby and George Grant, while Sheriff Manion, Charles Cherry and Deputy | Clerk J. R. Piercy were eleva-j ted to the rank of esquire. -o- -o- -o- } 65 YEARS AGO TODAY Safe crackers wrecked the safe of the bank of Bluford Monday morning, but failed to use a sufficient amount of explosive to open the box containing the money. The famous three- cornered fight for the estate of the late Charles D. Cook, has been transferred from the Supreme Court to the Appellate Court. -o- -o- o— 45 YEARS AGO TODAY A bob- sled was seen in Mt Vernon today. It was drawn by two large black horses and tra­ velled lightly over the sleet covered streets. Joe Reynolds lias been appointed special delivery mall carrier for the local Post Office succeed Gene Cooper, who resigned a short time ago. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Mary Cowger Brown has sold the Register building, 12th and Main streets to Louis L. Emmesron. The consideration as shown by the deal was $14,000. Miss Esther Garrison who is a nurse in the City Hospital in St. Louis, has arrived in Mt. Vernon wor a visit with relatives. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. TT. r>. (Doug) Hutchison will tomorrow quietly observe their 50th wedding anniversary and will keep open house all day. Beryl Coleman, Tom Johnson Lewis Whobrey and Herbert Carpenter attended the basketball game between Mt. Vernon and Oentralia there last evening. Robert Wlecke and Miss Helen Hart attended the basketb a 11 game in Centralia last evening. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY E Jackson Newlon Bond, the old est member of a family long prominent in Jefferson county, died at his home, S02 Harrison street this morning. Had he lived until January 8th he would have been 85 years old. -o- -o- o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Sherman Hall, 76, died today at his home after a long illness. Miss Mary Igo returned today to Christian College in Columbia Mo., after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Igo. Miss Betty Jane Cannon returned yesterday to school in Fulton, Mo., after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. land Mrs. V. P. Cannon. I -o- -o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY First Lt . Obbie Atkinson has arrived home after receiving his discharge from the U. S. Army. He served five and one- half years and during that time flew around the world twice, ranking fourth in the U. S. in the number of hours piloting B-29's having 21,000 hours of flying time. Miss Virginia Egbert and Miss Mary Simpson left for Puerto Rico last night for an extended visit with Miss Egbert's and Mrs. Ivan Ferrer and sons, Mrs. Ferrer is the former Miss Sue Ann Egbert of Mt. Vernon. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Dale Andrews is campaign director of the 1954 March of Dimes campaign in Jefferson county. Chairman are Frank Feltmeier, treasurer; Alva Gut- By TURNER Hatlo's Theyll Do It Every Time WHEN SILO'S BROOP SOW WAS SICK THE BEST IN VETERINARY CARE WAS NOME TOO GOOP'" PRICE NO OBJECT- • • • V 6ET THAT MEDICINE—IT'S EXPENSIVE BUT IT'LL HAVE SOOEY WELL IN NO A MERE, CRIBELtA— TAKE $ TO OF THE HOUSE MONEY: ANP GET THIS FILLEP zler, city campaign chairman; Bill Spaeth, publicity; Claude Schoch, radio; Clyde Patton theatres; Bob Reynolds, religious activities; Horace Austin and Carl Blades, street collections: Sherwood Day and Ivan Pigg, canisters; Bernard Lammert, special events; Bill Steffy and Ed Campbell, industry; Dr. Curtis A. Parker, mailing; Art Laird, business men; R. LeBen Garrison and Lewi.? Hilliard, high school activities; Mrs. Art Laird and Mrs. Robert Trammel, Mothers March. Howard Phillips is the new commander of the Amvets Retiring Commander is Wayne Highsmith. -o- -o -o- The Rev. James B. Burke, pastor of St. Mary's church was guest of honor at a birthday party held in the basement of the church Sunday evening. Mrs. H. J. Henneborry was chairman for Ihe occasion. Winners in a game of duplicate bridge at the Elks Club last evening included Dr. M. M. Lumbattis, Sky Vaughan, John Manion, and Morton Dorothy. -o- -o- -o— 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Farm Advisor Don Lee was presented with a watch at the Jefferson County Farm Bureau 42nd annual meeting Saturday, in appreciation of his 22 years of service to farmers in Jefferson county. Miss Patricia Ryan, a student at St. Mary's school was judged winner of the Food Poster contest sponsored by the Farm Bureau. Mrs. Earl Myers, chairman of the Farm Bureau women's committee presented the plaque to Miss Ryan. Painting of Alma Biagi, Mt. Vernon art teacher will be on exhibit during the months ol February and March at the Rab Ros Gallery in Planosfiled, 111. PRISCILLA'S POP By Al VERMEER WINTHROP By DIC,: CAVIAR WHEC2Et> SOU GET TNE6QUARE BALLOON, POSTER-? fi DON'T ( KNOW... f rrjosr \HAPP£NHT>. r THINK rr& GOT SOMETHING TO DO WfTHAIR PRESSOR^. I THINK* fTfe GOT SOMETHING TO DO W/TH THE FACT THAT HE'S A WEIRDO. OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOOPlt NEVER "SEEN SO MUCH 6N0W/-*~ HAK-KAFP/ -WITH THE EXCEPTION! Of •50MS.OPTHE 6TOrTN\5 I'VE (FACED AS AN OUTDOORS MAN,OFCOURS£/ WAS IT THE T/ME TME 11 IT MAY B£ A KE6 FROZE OR WH£W> EAD kYOU LIVED FOR SIX •fwiHTER 6UTi WEEKS, ON OLD // AT LEAST N E-W5PAP£R'S /.JAKE HOOPL & AND^EALSKLM /{HASN'T SEEM MITTENS | AROUMD/ GJ00KIN6 Ofvl THE 8R16HT OUT OUR WAT By WILLIAMS »-6 r-

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