Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 7, 1969 · Page 13
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 13

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERKON, ILLINOIS B -Daily Magazine Page CLONDIE 8y CHIC YOUNO , FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS B> BIOSSER AS YOU WERE... LI'L ABNER By Al CAPPS ??-A FIGHTS AH'LL LEND A r—-< . BRUTE BRAWUNGBUM IS MAH IDEEL—AM'TH' IDEELO' ALL US TWO-FISTED AMERICAN 70 YEARS AGO TODAY The "grip" or influenza plague which has been so severe in the eastern cities for a number of weeks has reached this locality. Wesley Johnson died at the family home, 115 east Main street, this morning after a protracted illness. -o- -o -o- 55 YEARS ACSO TODAY last month there were 2115 pupils enrolled in the city scnools. This is the largest enrollment Mt. Vernon ever had. W. A. Stotlar has decided to open another grocery store which will be located in the Otto Wallace building south Tenth street. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY The marriage of Lt. Edwin E. Fearheilcy of this cily and Miss Frances Mitchell of Mt. Caimel will occur in that place today. Dr. William Nelson McAtee and Miss Mary Robinson were united! in marriage Sunday evening. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY ! The government thermometer showed a record of 10 degrees b.?low zei 'O last night which was the lowest temperature record­ ed in Mt Vernon since Jan. 12, 1918 when tjhe temperature of IS below was recorded. C. K. Ette, M. L. Baker and Ea»l Lancey of the fire department, whose appointments the •Sily council has refused to con- f ; rm have started suit in the Circuit Court to collect their salaries. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY TJie Mt. Vernon five, with Cept. Conard Croy and Everett McCann out of the game with the flu. defeated Du Quoin last night by a score of 28 to 17. -o- -o- -o- 33 YEARS AGO TODAY Coach Howard Ross' basketball team defeated the Centralia team on the Centralia floor last night by n score of 39-23. Among those from this city wlip attended the basketball game in Centralia last evening were L L. Tuck, Dr. J. J. Cbrlcw, Vol Richardson and Arthur Warren. -o- -c~ -o- 2(1 YEARS AGO TODAY Fred Schorlc, Jane Allen, Bob Sti'lle and Betty Fearheiley attended the basketball game at Salem last night. Construction of 45 miles of rural electric lines in Jefferson, Morion and Washington counties moved nearer reality today with the announcement of Tri- County Cooperative officials here mat bids of the work will be opened in the office of the Co-operative Jan. 27th. «o- -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Sgt. Jack D. Archer. Marine Aerial gunner, was seriously in- jmed in a plane crash yester- jday in California, according to I word received by his grandmo- jthc-r, Mrs. Sarah F. Archer last I night. Sherman Hall, a well known Mt. Vernon Building contractor, f'ied at his home yesterday aft- cr.ioon following a long illness. Miss Doris McCauley and Lieut. Everett Dale Atkinson were married December 3 in Phoenix. Ariz. -O- -O- "O 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Henderson of 826 Pace Avenue are the parents of a daughter, Son- dva Carole, born at 6:37 a.m. today at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Mr. Henderson was installed as president of the Ki- ivanfs Club at the meeting last evening. He succeeds Kenneth E. Q-oss. It was like spring in December again today — the noon temperature at the municipal airport was 65 degrees. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Hark E. Rdberson, 78, of 1108 Herbert street, escaped w<th minor injuries when his car was .-•truck by a C. & E. I. train and dragged 144 feet.this morning at Casey avenue and Third s;reet. . .'im Ranmar is the new president of the Jefferson County Shrine Club. Art Laird is the outgoing • president. Other new officers are Jimmy Moore, bo^rd member; Virgil Pulley, hoard member; M. L. Henderson, secretary - treasurer; and William T. Roach, board member. Fred J. Lipps lias been re-elected president of the A-G Association. Other officers arc IVillis Keele, vice president; W. H. Hottcnsen, Secretary; and L. O. Turner, treasurer. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY -1 Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time CAPTAIN EAS1 SO A 5T0NEA6E LOWBROW PROPPEP H!£ ttlUKAK NAME? TO START A FAlAtV NAMEP AHTHROPOIPSi EH? NEVER-HEARD — THAp? TH' APE PAMILVi ORVyi THE WILIETS |y WAIT WHETTERBER (jlO-HO-HOl -1. BUS V J'Ve &?T FDR VDU| FRIBMP- HQ-H0-H0 WAS LAST MONTH! TOtf TO B5MIUARP RUMORBS 6IRTHPAY/ jfer— " John Munion, well known Mt. V 'Tnon businessman, lias filed'!' his petition as a candidate for,..,,, rity councilman subject to the" February primary. Sixty one babies were born in Mt. Vernon and Jefferson . county during December. Of tjn-se. 30 were boys. \' M Mrs. Ray Schweinfurth will bo . in charge of tlie ML Vernon^ Garden Club meeting next Fri-> day at Trinity Episcopal church.! 1 *' Mrs. Oma Jones is the new • arsistant home adviser of Jef-' f k 'K .n County Home Bureau. -o- -o- -o~ 5 YEAKS AGO TODAY "' Jefferson County people paid AP the state of Illinois $1,356,240.31" in sales taxes during the fiscal., year which ended in June, 1963 according to statistics announ-' 1 ' ced today by the state revenue*" department. u ' Girl Scouting in Mt. Vernon-i anri Jefferson county will be carried on as usual as a court f?ght goes ahead this year over';' the charter status of the Mt.., Vernon Council. Charles F. Edwards,76, of 304«! Cartleton Avenue died sudden-" ly from a heart attack at 3:00^ p >n. Monday at Modert Clinic.— Mr. Edwards, retired mainl.o-1^. nance man at the Mt. Vernon" • high school had apparently suf-',* fered-a heart attack about an.,, hour earlier al his home, after w'lieh he walked the several"! blocks to the Clinic in Jefferson ^ Mi morial hospital, where death* occurred « short time after: •.-aching tlie clinic. PRISCILLA'S POP By Al VERMEER COBIN MAIONI Bv BOB LUBBERS WHY, WE'RE COMPLETELY CUT OFF FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD" i AlLEY OOP PONT TELL ME \ I PONT THINK SO...THESE THIS'S ANOTHER ) GUYS LOOK MORE LIKE THE HOLP-UP/?? / ESTABLISHMENT T'ME-' \-*, Its t /~:Z,iS3&. Bv V. I. HAMLIN SHORT RIBS By l-RANK O'NEAL WOWJ 'THAT NEW H0R5B OF YOURS CAN RgAUY BUCK/ rut WINTHROP By OIC' CAVIAR PREDICT EEK & MEFK By HOWIE 5CHNLI0ER I'VE FIWAtlY peCIDED WJHA.T I'M GOIfJG, TO DO WITH MY LIFE, MOUIOU5.' WHAT? I'M GOIWS TO PEVOTE MV VEARS TO H6LRWG THE lUGAK, THH rXHLW-TRODDefJ AMD THE HELPLESS I TrllWKlWG OF VOURSELF/

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