Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 11, 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 11, 1969
Page 11
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 5—B -Daily Magazine Page BLONDIE •y CHIC YOUNG , FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS l» BLOSSER AS YOU WERE... LI'L ABNER IT'S HAPPENED/,'*! ONE OTHER PERSON IN THE WORLD NOW KNOWS THAT BRUTE BRAWUNGBLM IS A SENSITIVE, FRIGHTENED GIRL.TV f MILLIONS WORTH OF BRUTE BRAWLING BUM MOVIES— WORTHLESS, TALKS. 1 / 70 YEARS AGO TODAY The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Mt Vernon Water Works Co., was held at the court house last night and C. D. Ham, R. J. Bond and A. C. Johnson were elected as directors for a term of three years. Albert Dement was badly hurt at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Dement, this afternoon by the bursting of a cannon which he had made from a tin can with which he and a number of his playmates were trying to amuse themselves by firing salutes. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEAltS AGO TODAY On next Wednesday A. T. Ranus of this city, an expert on fire insurance, will make an address in Salem at the town inspection. The case of the People vs. A. E. Eaton .charged with murder, brought here from Du Quoin on a change of venue, will be called for trial in the Circuit Court here Wednesday. -o- -o- -o 50 YEARS AGO TODAY A most elaborate and beautiful six o'clock dinner was given last night in honor of Lt. and Mrs. A. C HnlrVn nr.'! "nr. f>nd !Mrs. Hugh Peavler in whose home Lt Golden has resided for some time. Rep. W. B. Phillips has re- tumed^ from Springfield, where he attended the opening session of the legislature. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY C Glenn Young, leader of the Ku Klux Klan raiding forces ' in Williamson county, says the . raids will continue regardless jof what the sheriff says. I -o- -o- -o! 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Dr. and Mrs. O. H. Hagebusch of Ashley were visitors in this city yesterday. -o- -©40 YEARS AGO TODAY J. Cyril Bogg, A. B. Collins, J, M. Kell. George McKitrick and John Pace returned home last evening from Carbondale where they attended the Masonic school of instruction. Gale Wilson and Miss Maxine Hungate were visitors in Ashley last night. Miss Alice Kaufman has returned from an extended visit with friends in California. -o- -o -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Lon Dare, Mt. Vernon bar)vor vr>R virforioi'K ""oln tO'l'M' in his legal battle with the city of Mt. Vernon over what piice he should charge for cutting hair. Dave Mallett was a business visitor in Springfield yesterday. -o- -o- -o- i 25 YEARS AGO TODAY j Deposits of the First Nation{al Bank increased almost $1,(200,000 in the past year to a l total of $5,003,389.95, highest in the history of banking in Mt.• Vcmon, President R. O. Kaufman reported at the a n nual meeting of the First National Bank stockholders yesterday. More than 700 Flying Fortresses and Liberators took part in an attack on Berlin, yesterday , declared by Germans to have been the greatest air hat- ties of tlie war. Mother Mary Aloysia, Sister Alma, Dr. Andy Hall and Dr. T. B. Williamson left this morning to attend a medical conference at the St. Joseph Hospital in Breese, 111. Dr. Hall will welcome a new member into the Fifty Year.Club. Dr. Williamson will address the group on prenatal care. -c~ -o- -o* 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Jefferson county supervisors in a special session here this morning, voted to pay a §3.00 lx>unty on foxes, but only for a brief time. The bounty will end on January 25 this year. Mrs. Irma Igo returned last Hatlo's TheyllDo It Every Time CAPTAIN EAS1 By TURNER SPBAKINft OF THR0WIN6«ANITA nuvl I JENKW* HURLBP A TW POMP UNVJ \ R°LLM PIN 135 FEETi 8 INCHE2 g N°£ R £sLlN 1965 AT WROUP. OKLA' THgOWlN' AT McKEE* CAR! /»• SI WHY THE 5AM WU- PIP VO0 Y POH-H.-eNATSl I FLEE IN THAT PI&©UI£EANP 1 TH0U &HT AW* <WA*H ROCK* 0N *W CARP/ CHINE» BANPITS. AN' I &U5TEP AIL ELMO MARRIED A WIDOW WHO HAP A SON AMD THEN HE WAS BLEST WITH TWO WONDERFUL KIDS OF HIS OWN-" THE WILLETS By WALT WHETTERBER IN® 9 r-il ROBIN MAIONI fnr By ROB IUBBERS WELL, THE TWO YOUNS-UNS ARE MARRIED NOW, BUT GUESS WHO'S STILL AROUND? NEVER MIND'-UH»^1 I'LL 60 OUT AND CLEAN THE GARA6E! fliuHcttiPfftf* orr To BOB LA MONTAIGNE BOt N. «T. Sft BENP, XN& she attended the inauguration of Governor Adlat Stevenson and the inaugural ball . Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gutzler of Bluford, Rolla Williams of Opdyke and Mr. ami Mrs. Clyde Lee attended the inauguration of Governor Stevenson at Spiing field. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY The temperatures dropped to five degrees above zero in Mt. Vernon las night. At noon today the mercury stood at a frigid 11 degrees. Senator Paul Broyles discussed "The Dangers of Communism" as main speaker at; a meeting of the Franklin school P.T.A. Thursday. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Ice Skaters were warned again today to stay off the Mt. Vernon city park lake. John W. Metcalf figures he got a fine 83th birthday gift over the weekend. He has his old axe back. He recently reported it missing from the tool shed at his home, 506 north 12th street He has owned the axe for over 60 years. Mrs. C. S. Dorris is the Noble Grand of Varnell Rcbekah Lodge. The Mt. Veron Rams scored their ninth victory of the season and their third in the South Seven conference play by downing Harrisburg 57-46 Saturday on thf> Irtcal floor -w -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Luta Richardson of 1010 South 26th street, retired Friday after 29 years with tlie International Shoe Comapny. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Campbell of 1003 Gilbert observed their 50th wedding anniversary, January 5. Montgomery Ward and Company honored twenty- three employees representing 252 years of employment when service pins were awarded at a personnel meeting . SCHOOLS *.OPEN DRIVE CAREFULLY PRISCILLA'S POP By AL VERMEER PR&WE £TUTlf A^AMQtfeNr SAID TWEY-JUST DON'T _ |MAKE WINTERS THAT COLD ANY MORE V NOT AS COLD, PERHAPS, BUT MORE VJ EXPEMSIVE.' ALLEY OOP Bv V. t. HAMLIN SHORT RIBS By FRANK O'NEAL IT 0O£5N'T 1AK£ MUCH OF AM itfvfiSTMgNT/ WE'RE HERE, GREAT ONE „. I 'LL SEE THAT/ MUCH , YDUR THINGS' ARE OBLIGED} SENT TO \OUR QUARTERS GUARP! PHARAOH'S, EXPECTING THESE/ THAT ^ TWO! SHOW/WONT BE^ YEAH... ^THEM INTCuf NECESSARYt THANKS! 1 1 WINTHROP By DU..". CAVIAR BeeORBYOU WIPE YCOR FEET; WINTHROP. BUGS BUNNY FIND YERSELF SOAABTHIN'T PLAY WITH IN £EK & MEFK 1969 Woni.f lrw.> IIH ^ Serin AtB, Inc. iHBB' M . »>g. us. tii. oit •y HOWIE SCHNblDEB WINTHCOP/ ITOLOYOJ TOWIPH VOUQ. FEET/ I WILL.-.. 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