Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 9, 1969 · Page 15
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 15

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 9, 1969
Page 15
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 6. 19G9 THE REGISTER-NEWS —, MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS -*- 7—B •lONDIE By CHIC YOUNG , FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS frv BLOSSER - Daily Magazine Page - AS YOU WERE ... -AMD MY SOWS PETRAGGOOtf P(ALEP AM AUSTRALIAN! PHOME NUMBER THAT VWIU, COST A SMALL FOR.TUME WHEN 16ET HoMJoaJLD A RAOGoaJ POSSIBLY <SeT A PHONE , CALLTMI20U6H TO 70 YEARS AGO TODAY | The body of James Molloy, a railroad nfen, formerly of this oily, who was killed in an accident, in Missouri, will be brought here for burial in Oak- v/ood cemetery L. L. Emmerson and Joe Meador went to McLeansboro yesterday to attend the funeral of Samuel T. Tate of that city, Last night's session of the City Council was marked by several stormy clashes between mayor Koons and aldermen. -o- -o- -o- iO YEARS AGO TODAY R. K. Webber, president of the Mt. Vernon Car Mfg. Co., was guest speaker at the Rotary Club meeting today, -o -o- -o who is a member of the H. W. „_ „„ Hubbard Chapter It. A. M., of 35 "S* 88 AO O TODAY LI'L ABNER «l CAPPS this city, -o- -o- -o 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Richard McBride, cashier of the bank of Ina, died Wednesday of pneumonia. diaries Henn has sold his stove in the south part of the city to W. B. Trammel, brother of John Trammell, who has lately moved to this city. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Sgt. Joe N. Marquish is home for a short furlough. Ex-President Roosevelt was buried yesterday with impressive simplicity. -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY State troops have been sent to Williamson county because oi the trouble there due to the Ku Klux Klan liquor raids. Mrs. Raymond Winfree and M ss Audrey Ferguson e nter- tuined at the Winfree home last tvening with a kitchen shower in compliment to Mrs. Howard Rawlinson who, prior to her recent marriage, was Miss Marga- ront Thompson. Mrs. Florence Mabry left yesterday for Kankakee, where she will be employed at the State Hospital. 1.. M. Vance and Wendell Willi wis were guest speakers at the* Rotary Club today. -o- -o- -o- .10 YEARS AGO TODAY Bernard C. Mayberry of Washington, D. C. has returned home after visiting his mother, Mrs. Ada E. Mayberry and sisters, Mrs. T. Rosier Cross and Mrs. Gale Willlford of this city. T --P. Melvin Wicks and son have returned to their home in McLeansboro after a visit with relatives here . -O" -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY llr. and Mrs. Don C. Allen of this city have been notified by the Navy Department that their son, Lieut. Larren M. Allen, 30, a Naval Reserve pilot, is missing in action in the Southwest Pacific. The 739th M. P. Battalion which has been stationed at Mt. Vernon since October, 3<M2, left today for a new station. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Coach Stan Changnon's Rams came out unscratched Saturday night and beat Snlem, 52 to 47. AP sports writers picked Mt. Vernon as the No. 4 downstate prospect for the state high school basketball title. Milton D. Forsyth, a member of the only state champion basketball (1920) ever to represent Mt. Vernon today announced his candidacy for mayor of the city of Mt. Vernon, subject to the Democratic primary to be hold in February. Fire Captain Julius Lustig suffered painful burns to his right hand and arm and the right siae of his face Saturday while fighting a fire at Harlow's Texaco Service Station, Eighth and Main. The King City Hotel Company, wl'.lch owns Hotel Emmerson. Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time <a CAPTAIN EAST ty TURNER MiLO THE MOVING MAN IS FOREVER BRAGGING ABOUT ALL TUB PRICELESS TREASURES HE TRANSPORTS WITH* OUT A SCRATCH— vTHE WILIETS MOW, WHAT PiO VU MY CHAIR?, OH, AT ABOUT POUR O'dlOCK By WALT WHETTERBER NOW RECLINE ME A ST—^ IWANTTOUXKATTHg TODAY MIS FRAU ASKEP HI/ A TO SET RIP OF AN OLD VENETIAN BLIND- WOW/ DISASTER AREA.'.' PRISCILLA'S POP L.v; purchased the Mt. Vernon Laundry Company building on Broadway from Sam Zemliak. Dr. Andy Hall made the presentation speech today when mote than 1,000 friends paid tribute to Dr. D. F. Whited of Dahlgien on his 76th birthday ar.d later in the day attended a surprise party given in honor ot his own 84th birthday at Hotel Emmerson. Dr. Whited was presented with a new automobile. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Theodore (Ted) Scott ! s the new president of the Mt. Vernon Central Trades and Labor Council. Elected to serve with him are the following: Charles Goddard, vice president; Roy A. Rash, secretary; Clyde Tucker, treasurer; William M. Lee, sergeant - at- arms: and the fol- iowing trustees; Henry Rocken- meyer, Kenneth Randall and Roy Stout. "The Man Who Came To Dinner" will be presented for an eight night run on Wednesday, January 20. at the Circle Playhouse with J. Edwin Rackaway in the leading role. Mrs. Curtis Starr, Mrs. William Hisey, Bailey Smith and Robert Howden are in the cast. Sixty-eight babies were born in Mt. Vernon during December, according to vital statistics com- i-iled in the office of City Clerk t .rstor Davis. -o- -O- -O- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Earl Jamison is the new president of the Mt. Vernon Kiwanis Club. He succeeds Gale Ballard. Mrs. E. H. Klein will serve a? hostess when the ML Vernon Federated Woman's Club, Home Department, meets at the Tri County Co-operative Inc., on Monday. Artie Lyle, a former Mt. Vernon alderman, today filed petitions for city councilman subject to next month's primary election. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TDOAY In the new city directory, the Smiths keep ahead of the Jon- ises, 125 to 68. Ten of 19 men who took a written examination for a job on the Mt. Vernon street department passed. It was announced today by City Manager Chester I«wis. Uel W. French, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. French of Dahlgren has been promoted to colonel in the U. S. Army at Fort Krox. Ky. By Al VERMEER SNOW SHOVELS ? t THIS WAV, MR. BOTTS / © 19S9 ky NEA, l«. T.M. Kef. U.S. ht. OK. 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