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

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, January 13, 1969
Page 13
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MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 1969 THE REGtSTBR^NEWS MT- VERKON, ILLINOIS 8 —B Daily Magazine Page - AS YOU WERE... IIONDIE By CHIC YOUNO . FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS TTH 1 11IC MR. DITHERS, — ,M > I'VE GOT A - WHY DON'T YOU RETIRE AND TURN THE IS BLOSSER - Lookrf ME CAME HOME ^ GRACIOUS/ WITH MOPE CURRENCY L ME SEEMS HIS MOUTH.' THAT MAKES ^/Tb .HAVJETH? A TOTAL OF f 4 *o; OFIWDAS/ IF THAT RACCOON UJAS HUMANl, HE'D 35 THE MOST* POWERFUL FINANCIAL SlANT IN THIS COUNTlZyVr HOWAPP MUSHES. \ I BET THAT LAST / -REMARK MAS YOU < BOOTS iJZf ,^5» 70 YEARS AGO TODAY ' Dr. W. O. Maiiion having recently prepared for special work in the treatment of disease of the ear and eye by the comprehensive course in a Chicago college left last night for Johnston City to open an office. -o- -o- -o- 53 YEARS AGO TODAY resentatives from this district,' guest 1 ll't ABNER IB !W» it HEA. I«. T.M. Si]. U? Ul. 011.^ By AL CAPPS - HE'LL SEE A BRUTE. / BF^miNGBUM MOVIE- l AND HE'LL REALIZE THAT > THE5HV LOVELV GIRL I IMTHEPOOL- V --— ' ^ \ <i S -AND THE RUGGED TWO-FISTED MOVIE STAR- ARE ONE AND THE SAME// today announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for state senator at the April pximary. T. J. Holstlaw has resigned a hard road all the way tol^ president of the Mt Ver- St. Louis with the exception ofj^ and j efforson County Mu an unpaved strip in the Okaw bottoms. -o -o -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY A fireman's dance will be giv- jen tonight at the Elks' hall after the Mt. Vernon basketball game. ' 2i» YEARS AGO TODAY Mt. Vernon Masonic organi 7ations are moving into the new Today has been the coldest '• -o- -o- •©day of the winter so far. This 35 YEARS AGO TODAY morning the mercury registered, Mrs. E. W. Threlkedl was hos- 17 degrees. The weather has tcss to the members of the Har- been very delightful and seems. mon y Pinoclilc Club at her | home on Casey avenue yesterday afternoon. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Frank Maynor, Mrs. Art Featherstun, Mrs. Clyde Warren, Miss Margie Warren, Mrs. Leonard Green and Mrs. H. A. Chapman of this day and 1 Mrs. tual Fire Insurance Company R. Huffman of the Fairfield an office which he has held ? oad attended a shower fl^ven for the past 11 years. B. F. £r Miss Elizabeth Ami Bell of Case was elected as Mr. Hoist- Buford « °? February 6 she will law's successor. Luther Hester, * ec ? mc bridc of Qiarles vice president and Madge Stull, 1 1 " 001{ ! -o- -o- -o[ 10 YEARS AGO TODAY | Mrs. Jack Garrison has been (named chairman of the Mothers March for the March of Dimes Centralia ( secretary-treasurer. I -o- -o- at 10th and Masonic Temple Harrison. Bids for Mt. Vernon's new (Good Samaritan Hospital were I Manager Homer Marvel of^ng openec i publicly starting to please everyone, -o -o- -o 50 YEARS AGO TODAY William Eudaley died this | the Fox- Plaza Theatre, has re-j a t""2 pm. today at" the high morning at the family home on turned from Jacksonville, where j sc hool auditorium. Oakland Avenue of pneumonia. I he spent the past week serving Th e board of directors of the Mrs. Lena Galvin wife of Mar-' as visiting manager of the Fox-! vnirfifM Momortnt Hrvwiitnl Astin Galvin, died 1 last night at the Egyptian Hospital where she had been taken after falling unconscious on the street. -o -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Charles Kell, well known resident of Grand Prairie township and former county clerk, died suddenly last night Local motorists are anxiously awaiting the opening of the stretch of concrete west of Mt. Vernon set for Jan. 15. The •Fairfield Memorial Hospital As- lllinois Theatre. sociation is ready to award the Mrs. W. a Maj^^nt today | contract fcr the new hospital ... „ „. * * L " and work will likely be star- in Pinckneyvillc visiting her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Black burn -o-o-o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Morton R. Grimes, a car shop molder, died at his home last evening. -o- -o -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Paul Broyles of Mt. Vernon serving his first term as a mem- opening of the strip will give ber of the Illinois House of Rcp- ted at once. The contract calls for completion within one year. Robert Melcher was installed as commander of Turner Roehm Post No. 4 Amvets at the annual banquet last night at Robbs Coffee Shop. Mrs. Minnie Roehm of Belle Rive, mother of Turner Roehm. first Jefferson county serviceman killed during World War BL and for whom the local post is named, was an honored Hatlo's They'lfDo It Every Time CAPTAIN EAS1 By TURNER v WANT A MORE CONVINCING EXPLANATION FOR ~''5TER'S WILP DASH ON A CAMEL ACK0&5 THB^ .-•:-?ERT, HURLING FLAT ROCKS THAT -, ",- r SHATTEREP ON MY CAR! »— ^ TCMTCIS. WEATHER LOOKED THREATENING, BUT NOT TO JUNIOR, WHO THINKS HIS FOLKS OW LIKE TO WORRY- LOOK! I BOUGHT THOSE SNOW TIRES FOR VOU PUT'EA/SON! IT'S GOING TO SNOW! I GOT 'EJA, ON OUR CAR! TOO EARLY' • • WE WON'T HAVE ANV SHOW FOR A COUPLE WEEKS.' I'LL POT 'EM ON IN A FEW DAYS campaign. Howard E. Rawlinson, dean of Mt. Vernon Community College, is the author of a five- page article appearing in last month's issue of Junior Cllege {Journal. This is a monthly publication of the American Association of Junior College. Dr. W. A. Grant attended a meeting of the Toastmasters dub in Centralia. •o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY A drifting six-inch snowfall partially paralyzed Mt. Vernon area over wthe weekend and Monday. Ozark Air L i ne s flights from ML Vernon Airport were cancelled Sunday, due to the snow packed runways. Three cars of an L. and N. freight train, one loaded with a huge stell crane, were derailed In a wreck on a siding short distance east of Woodlawn late Sunday afternon. Carl Monroe of Bonnie retired January 10 after 8 years with the International Shoe Company. Mr. and Mr». Harry Wolter have returned to their home from Hollywood, Calf., where they attended the annual meeting of tiw Mods O'Day Company. B» WAIT WNCTTMBM THE COUNCIL HAS A6REEDT0 CONSIDER, YOUR REQUEST FOR, AN OFFICIAL CAR I ROBIN MAIONI By BOB LUBBERS WHA- WHAT IS IT? YOU'RE WHAT? 'DAD, YEAH-IM STUCK OUT AT IGLOO HOLLOW- • COULD YOU COME IN YOUR CAR AND PULL ME OUT?OR CAN YOU CALL K TOW TRUCK? 1 1~, n>». V*M i4tM> m* HEED this £ £ ^Bl^BBi it means SLOW MOVINt VEHICLE PSISCILUt POP By Ai YIBMEBI AUEY OOP •* V. t. NAMUH SHORT RIBS By FRANK O'NEAL DO SOM£TM/A/(5.AND f rVrSaMHSOCKDlfHOJT/, BUGS BUNNY , , SACK IN VER J I CAME "^j • ' •; .''iTMENT -/TO WARM .1 YA XI UP A BIT, SIRE... IT'S J \ FREEZING JN THERE! k ... ,., ^ , > r^l v. ;-- 2\ i: i EEK & MEFK \/l BETTER I * CHECK ON , THAT SILLY \ FELINE- I YA NEVER KNOW WHAT HE'S UP TH IS WAY, \HEV, OOP, LOOK! MY FRIENDS...) IT'S QUEEN NEFER.TITI / AN ARTISAN OP CONSIDERABLE TALENTM WINTHROP By DICS CAVIAR MDCRPAIKT V/ODUO tTTAKBTO COVER. ODRCAR -2 OH,A40bPLBOF GALLONS WOULD DOIT; 6 WfNTHROP// ) OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOOP1B | OUT OUR WAV Bv HOWIE SCHNfclOEB OWE THIWG VOU GOTTA SAV Ae»OUT EEK... HE'S ) A REAL EAKTHV INDIVIDUAL! J By WIUIAMt THB MEEPLB ew ,wm .i «.T «.f.\>iM .tit

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