Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 8, 1969 · Page 23
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 23

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Wednesday, January 8, 1969
Page 23
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VER7.0N. ILLINOIS 7—C -Daily Magazine Page BIONDIE By CHIC YOUNG FRECKLES AND WIS FRIENDS B> BIOSSER LI'L ABNER By AL CAPPS PLEASEf-GMME ONE. GLIMPSE O'SROTE BRAWLINGBUM.7 IT'S BEEN A GRAND DAV/7—-YOU'VE SNAPPED a SPINES,' FRACTURED 4 SKULLS, • AND BEAT AN OUTLAW, TO A PULP WITH HIS , CV/M HORSE/.' NEED A SWIM// fiZMMlHN ALL H/S SAVAGE SPLENDOR!!- ffl AS YOU WERE... 70 YEARS AGO TODAY The two literary societies of the high school have elected officers as follows: Platonian, Miss Jennie Mitchell, president; vice president, Ralph Jackson; secretary, Miss Georgia Watson; assistant secretary, Miss Lena Adams; Ciceronian, president, Bruno Robor; vice president, Bert Kline; secretary, Miss Sadie Swift; assistant secretary, Miss Clara Covington. S. H. Watson has traded 104 shares of a par value of $100 each of the .Mt. Vernon Milling Co., to W. D. Moss for a farm of 36S acres located near the city of Drivers. -o- -o- -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Two more widows have been granted pensions under the new county law which provides that this kind of help can be rendered needy widows by the county. Richard McBride, cashier of the bank at Ina is critically ill. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt died Jan. 6. Lt. Commander George Dickson of the U. S. Navy is here to spend the week with his par­ ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Dickson. 15 YEARS AGO TODAY | A great number of liquor raids have been made in Williamson county by forces directed by the Ku Klux Klan. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Sarah Jane Ferguson, wife of Capt. F. L. Ferguson died Sunday morning at three o'clock at the family home on Castleton avenue. -o- -o- -or. YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Frances Sever left last night for Gainesville, G a., where she is a student at Breneau girl's school. The story of how four gunmen surrounded the farm of Rosier Green near Bluford on the night of Dec. 8 and killed him during an attempted holdup was related yesterday in the i jail at Benton to Sheriff W. H. I Groves of this city and other officers. ! Junior Tuck returned to St. i Louis last evening where he is •• a student at Principlia Academy, i -o- -o- -o- j 30 YEARS AGO TODAY I The wedding of Miss Jean Alice Patterson to Otlia Sim Newman was solemnized at the First Presbyterian church at 4 o'-clock Sunday afternoon. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Henry Byron Bruce, recent' Board No. 2. inductee, has boon accepted under the Navy's V-12 program for training as a chaplain, selective service officials hero have been notified. Miss Doris Tucker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Tucker, Salem Road, became the bride of Sgt. Robert E. Hays of Eastern Pennsylvania, yesterday afternoon. Bill Ruoff was high man with eleven points when a 13 point rally in the last half of ' the last quarter to defeat the Johnston City Indians and win their eighth victory of the season against four defeats. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY The bids for contracts for the construction of the new Good Samaritan Hospital will be oi>- ened on January 13. The Mt. Vernon Rams advanced one step nearer the South Six basketball crown last night by taking West Frankfort apart, 61 to 3D. 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Dr. Andy Hall, who is probably the nation's best known physician, has gone to Kentucky Lake to try for some of the big crappic today his 89th birthday. CAPTAIN EAS1 By TURNER ...£0 A Y VVIPOUT NO AMBITION OK PRIPBi HE BESIW ORNERY. LOLLINT IN TREES„,&T WOT HE .COULP REACH SHIFTIER BA^V.uM' LET HI& CLOTHE* ROT OFF! A ANCESTOR, —XI BUSHTED OUR RW1V NAMEi Hl£ KIP? WA£ WOR^Er... AN' EACH GENERATION MORE ORNERyi TOO IPO.V TO DRE£?. PEY GROWEP HAIRY TO KEEP WARM„ AN' FINALLY TAIL*., SO DBY COULP SWING IN TREE* AND EAT W9 BOTH HAND£t FOLK* CALLEP 'EM APE5-ANP PA LITTLE RUNT* M0NKEV*! WE'* CLOSER, KIN 0 'EM PAN M0*T FOLK* I Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time THE WIUETS By WAIT WHETTERBER THE PAY THORNAPPIF. BREACHED ETITOTTE BY INTERRUPTING A MAM IN THE ACT Or PUTTING i BUT THEN YOU WANT TO HAVE A PRIVATE WORD WITH THE DRIVER, ANP A PIN YOU COULD HEAR DROP- •flip* MP A TIP OF THf V£l-OllK TO- JULES HENRY fAARR 913 COPPER W. W. 6 ALBUQUERQUE, N.AA. William H. Myers, a member r of the Mt. Vernon high school \ faculty, is the new president '< of the Kiwanis Club. He succeeds Norman Garbers. Other officers installed were E m i 1 Hoffman, vice president: Oliver Tuegel, treasurer; and Charles Rohlfing, secretary'. Unlike many other southern Illinois communities. Ml. Ver» ... non still has ample water sui>ply in the face of one of the longest and worst droughts in Illinois history. Clifford Fore, " local manager of the Illinois Cities Water Co., today said Mt. ' Vernon has 400,000 ,000 gallons ,. of water in storage. Optimist Lt. Governor George " Swingle traced the orign and history of federal, state and local taxes for members of the local club at the weekly luncheon meeting yesterday. -o- -o- -o- 1t» YEARS AGO TODAY The rafters rang at Mt. Vernon junior high school this afternoon as 500 youngsters sang • "Happy Birthday" to Dr. Andy Hall on his 91th birthday. Jefferson county's last one room school, Dareville school and one acre of land, will go under the auctioneer's hammer on Jan. 24. A 15- pound animal, believed'" to be a cross between a house , cat and a wild bobcat, was killed yesterday a half mile north' and one- half mile west of Harmony. It was killed by a dog belonging to Jerry Wilis when ii was hunting with him in that, area. r> YEARS AGO TODAY The Mt. Vernon Planning Commission will soon recommend to the city council that Gerwin Rohrbach of St. Louis' be hired as a consultant on the . city's "Master Plan." The county lx>ard has taken under advisement a request by Sheriff Dewey Barton that he be permitted to hire an additional deputy sheriff for Jcffer-. son County. Father James P. Burke, pastor of St. Mary's Catholic church, served as chaplain of the Illinois Senate during the' special session of legislature" Monday and Tuesday in Springfield. i j Israel's Growth 1 1 When the state of Israel was created in 19-18, the population was estimated at 720,000. Within 10 years, more than a million persons had emigrated to the new nation from Europe, Africa and America. PRISCILLA'S POP , AMD BLESS ALL THE COWBOYS ' IN MONTANA, TEXAS, ARIZONA, IDAHO, UTAH, By AL VERMEER fizrv ROBIN MAtONI 6i BOB LUBBERS i^— 1 I'LL BET HER ^~ FRIEND HOLLYHOCK ISN'T BLESSING EVERY - .COWPOKE ON THE PRAIRIE.' AND BLESS ALL^N THE LIBRARIANS ) ^ IN MICHIGAN, NEW JERSEY, , WISCONSIN, VERMONT, PENNSYL- AUEY OOP By V. f. HAMLIN SHORT RIBS By frRANK O'NEAl W£'P B£TTER 6£T RBADV FOR 1HE SPLASH 0OW, BUGS BUNNY OH, DON'T WORRY, I'M (SON MA ENJOY THIS... ...I ALWAYS WONDERED \ WHAT IT WAS LIKE BEING J A BIS SHOT/ - x WINTHROP By Die: CAVIAR WHY, Y£S.. I'LL BE O, HOME TOPAY, {/fTR 7 *} GOOD! I'LLBEr RIGHTOVER, CIND 1 /. lto<30IN<5 TO STOMP AEOOND VOUG MOUSE... Sotn A.ti. Inc. uq ux r «t. OH. EEK & MEEK By HOWIE !!CHNtlOE« THE WORLD PORXATfOfJ IS //UCReASHUG AT SUCH AW ALARM1KJ6 RATE THERE'S. WOT EMOUGH FOOD TO GO AROUUD AMVMOREf JURATS THE AAJSUjGR, TO THAT PROBLEM GOfAJG. THAT WAY WE REDUCE TH5* PCPULAXJOKJ AAJD INCREASE THE FOOD SUPPLY AT THE SAME •TIME J OUR BOARDING HOUSE .AND KILL ALLY<X!C GERM'S FDR YOO -.. HELLO 1 ? HELL01 I IhiOO&AT e\AE'D BE. BEeiDB HEG6ELF WITH (3GATITUDE. WITH MAJOR HOCPU | OUT OUR WA1 6UT PONlT^UlT, JAKE.^A &UY W/TH YOUR CLA<5S CAN t ^HOLkSHT THie HICKTOWM WAS |ALLU5 THIMK OFA WAY TO <&Of^TA FAMILIAR BUT ALL LOST /6l\fc LAW LOCK A 6\G LOOK ALIKE AFTER A fl "PMILE AND A HELRM' WWILE.'I OJ6HTA KEEP MB J[H ANt? / APIAW 601 CAN BLACKLIST THE POOR SPORT'S.' A I MARKET K si- ITS ABOUT TIME —YOU DIPM'T TELL MB YOU WERE <SOIW<S TO BE GOUE ALL PAY.' NOW HEAR.THIS.' YOU'P BETTER HAVE IT SHOVELED INTO THE BIN BEFORE YOUR FATHER .SETS HOME.' Bv WILLIAMS 01 TM. Atfl US. Pit. <«(.| HIMSELPA ^PEPTALK=' A( » MW IT MIA. t». ' HOW OFTEM 1 WISH, WITH FOMP MEM'EIES, COULP RE-LIVE THOSE KIP PAVS OF MINE — BUT I GUESS I'VE GOTTEN TOO CHOOSY, FOR I'D WANT TO PICK OUT THE TIME / h&

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