Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 14, 1969 · Page 11
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 11

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 14, 1969
Page 11
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 19«9 THE REGISTER-NEWS — AT- VERJ.ON, ILLINOIS 5 —B - Daily Magazine Page - AS YOU WERE... etONDIE Br CHIC YOUNO . FRECKIES AND HIS FRIENDS »» BIOSSER CALL MlM,PUTXPOM <r WHAT NAME HE gespONPS jo/ tri AW CAPPS /TPUTVOU IN THE RIGHT POLES FOR \VOUR RUGGED / FACE AND l^VWLE BUILT/' WE'VE HAD TO KEEP OUR MARRIAGE A SE'CRET-BUT MO OWE'S EVER HAD A SWEETER WIFE THAM YOU, BRUTE BRAWLING BUM—• 70 YEARS AGO TODAY Walter Westcott returned today from Oklahoma City, where he has been engaged in the laundry business for- the past year. Mrs. O. M. Waters, Mrs. W. H. Hagebusch, Mrs. L. L. Emmerson and Miss Bernadine Ham will serve tea at the Women-s club from two until five o'clock tomorrow afternoon. -o -o -o- 55 YEAES AGO TODAY Earl Carroll and Lee Blair have taken the management of the high school b a sk e tball team. Carl Hayes and Joseph Thompson have traded places and each will have a move within a few days. -o- -o- -o 50 YEARS AGO TODAY A telegram has been received here stating that Mrs. Fred Nessmith died yesterday at her home at Ponca City, Okia. Circuit court convened this morning with Judge J. E. Eagleton on the bench. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY The center of rural population of the United States is located •i Jefferson county, about eight and one- half miles southeast ; of Mt. Vernon, according to figures Just compiled by the Census Bureau from the 1920 census. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Fritz Wlecke this week is completing 25 years of continuous service as representative of the Prudential Insurance Company. -o- -o- -o 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Mt. Vernon avenged an early season defeat last night by beating the Salem Wildcats, 43 to 30. City Clerk John M. Ayers has received a supply of stickers for wheel tax, for windshields and is ready to meet all comers. — -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Blanchard Dixon, who is a student of SINU in Carbondale is spending the weekend with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Dixon. Bill DeWitt was robbed last night by two men just about two miles north of Benton. One of the men was armed. -o- -o -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Kate Terry was installed last night as Nobel Grand of Varnell Rebekah Lodge. Ed Potter of 1608 Cherry St. has purchased the barber shop formerly operated by Van Trammel. Mr. Potter owns and operates a barber shop and beauty shop at Benton. He is the husband of the former Anna Rogers of this city. James Lamar, playing his last game as a junior high school basketeer, led the Zadok Casey Ave to 43-21 victory over West Frankfort in the Mt. Vernon gymnasium last night. o— -o- -o 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Jefferson county paid cf $60 In bounties on foxes this coming — at 53 per head. The open season on foxes ends tomorrow. Ground-breaking for Mt. Vernon's new 120-bed Good Samaritan Hospital may be only a matter of 30 days away. Bids opened yesterday afternoon proved to be well under the estimated cost. Low bidder was J. L. Simmons Co. of Decatur, 111., which is now working on construction of the new Mt. Vernon Tuberculosis Sanitarium—only a short distance west of the site of the new Good Samaritan. Karolee Warren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ab Warren, underwent a tonsillectomy in the office of a local physician this morning. -X- -X- -X- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY A total of 779 babies —392 females and 387 males — were born In Mt. Vernon during 1953. Hatlos Theyll Do It Every Time * CAPTAIN EASt By TURNER • WITH EXTREME CARE! WE . TUT DAMAGE THE TABLETS . JUMP REFERENCES TOl GET &V&Y, WOD } INCIPENfiUlYi McKEE... CLOPS... OP YOU'LL I PIP YOU KWOW SNAKES WALK HOME! /.SELDOM PIS THEIR OWN HOLES? OR,THAT OWLS CAN TORN THEIR HEAP5 170 DEGREES?! YES* *WE GOT YOUR RESERVATION FOR YOURSELF; MR. DIMBULB, BUT YOU piDN'T MENTION YOUR WIFE AND FOUR. CHILDREN"* WERE ALL FILLED UP WITH THE CONVENTION. THEY'LL, HAVE TO PITCH A TENT THB PfcRKV" HEH'HEH.' HE WAS HOPING TO COME ON HIS OWN, BUT HIS WEUERWEISHT SHOT HIM DOWN 6OSH«-Y0U SHOULD KNOW IT WAS FOR ME AND MY FAMILY" I'M PRETTY SURE I MENTION EP IT IN MY LETTER, DIDN'T I? HE MAY BE A GRAND MOGUL IN HIS LOOSE, BUT HE'S NO BARGAIN ON .THE HOME FRONT! HE CARRIES HIS OWN CONVENTION WITH HIM, INCLUDING A PERMANENT QUEST SPEAKER? THE WIUETS ALL IN FAVOR OF PROVID1N6 A CAR FOR THE MAYOR'S OFFICIAL USE. *SAY. '4YE' —OPP06ED-NAY-THE- •AYES-^fE-lTl! Br WAIT WHETTERBER I King FmhTret Syndicate, inc., 196 1 ). U'otlrf ri |Hli r«»vwl.; PRISCILLA'S POP The motor of the iron lung used by polio victim Richard Taylor, in Ina, failed last night and, in response to a telephone call from his mother, Mrs. Fern Taylor, local Jaycees rushed one from Good Samaritan hospital to the affected youth. Participating in the emergency were Ed Meek, Date Andrews, Alve Gutzler and Horace Austin. While they were delivering the motor, Jaycees John Jacobsen, Carlos Kersh, and Bob McMullen went to Ina through a snowstorm to operate the ung manually until the others could deliver the borrowed one. "The Man Who Came To Dinner" will open at the Circle Playhouse next Wednesday evening with J. Edwin Rackaway in the leading role. Others in the cast are Mrs. Curtis Starr, Robert Howden, Mrs. William Hisey, John Kitch, Barbara Hayes, Sue Marchbanks, Yvonne Bell, Paul Steimel, Connie Edleman, Bud Pemberton, Sam Shaw, John Reznick, Mrs. Dan Melton, Harry Garrison, Harry Shehorn, Larry Schneider and (lie director, Bailey Smith. Arthur Mihvard was among those attending the first high school principal - college freshman conference to be held at SIU yesterday. -o- -o- -o- tO YEARS AGO TODAY Morton Wood has been reelected president of the First National Bank of Woodlawn. Other officers are W. R. Champ, vice president, Earl A. Hill, Raymond Knox, Theo Smith, Viva Wntkins and William A. Welborn, directors. Edward E. Curtis has again been named president of First National Bank of ML Vernon. Directors are Clarence Brehm, Ed Curtis, John Davidson, Charles J. DeWitt. William A. Gamber, G. B. Holman, John A. Kirk, M. Jack Mitchell, Harold A. Myers, J. Edwin Rackaway, Lester E. Starr, Charles S. Ward, and Harold G. Watson. -X- -X* *x~ 5 YEARS AGO TODAY The state highway department has received an apparent low bid of $895,931 on a project to raise a portion of state route 37 in Jefferson and Franklin counties above the Rend Lake water level. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry today launched a campaign for patrons and sponsors for the Notre Dame Glee Club concert on February 9. Improved new traffic signals, with "Walk" and "Don't Walk" signals have been installed at Tenth and Perkins Avenue. By At VERMEER ROBIN MAlONl Bk BOB LUBBERS LOBSTER BARBARISM, POTATO SOUFFLE, PEAS AND MUSHROOMS AND BLITZ TORTE.'.' A lis. o SHORT RIBS AILEY OOP Bv V. T. HAMUN Y'K^AN TH' ^ THERE" WAS A TIME LC :,M POE3 NT / WHEN NEFERTITI WAS C::A LIKE / THE FAIREST FLOWER THAT:* -•< ON THE NILE... warn By FRANK O'NEAl 1-M ...ANP IT'S MY WISH THAT HER BEAUTY BS RESTORED TO HER so, NATURALLY; WE SUMMONED YOU WINTHROP By DICK CAVIA1 tfl 1H» fc, ME*. l«. TM. *i. U.S. F.t. Off. BUGS BUNNY -J IT, C1CEPO! YEK NOT :. :.M' AWA V FROM HOME TILL AFTER YA PRACTICE VER VIOLIN] LESSON I EEK & MEFK THE UWEMPLOYMEKJT' FIGURES ARB FALLJKJGf €XQAHGe.~lG\U OsaALLYHaRGBBWS IN THE WINTER. THE/-SNIFHLHANP SNEEZE A LOT WINTER I HAVEN'T H&A&D A THINS. 60M£&CO/& GIVING ANTI-Hl&rAM INE&/ T CT3K *J9 OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPta i OUT OUR WA1 MORE GLXS A ^e GeTT /ws UP eveisy MORKUWG. AfJD GO/AJG TO UJDRK.THAJJ By HOWIE SCHNfalDEB THEY RROEABLV CAWT SLEEP! THIS PAIR OF SLACKS HER£iS A \ YOU CAW SHIRT TO GO J FINISH OFF, WITH THE { JAKE.' JUST CUFFLINKS ) ADD GRAVY YOU % STAINS IW GRABBEP k YOUR * THE LAST /( FAVORITE TIME/ J \ COLORS/ By WIUIAMS AND I'M PJTCHIN' IN A FREE WARNIN7 THE REST OF OUR STUFF IS BOOBY- TRAPPED.' MY, /A>7 /CU CHIMPS ARE GETTIN' SO TOUGH I'LL BET you < DON'T ASK FOR NOVOCAIN! WHEN YOU A &ETHAIR- \\ CUTS / /VVHY, HOW THOUGHTFUL OF VOU, MA, PROVIDE MB WITH FOOD AM' DR)N<, A PILLOW F6R COMFORT AMD Ak» ALARM CLOCK SET TO GO OFF W EXACTLY ONE HOUR/ TH6 ' A60WY HOUR IS HERE AGAIN BUT VtXI'VE TAKEN SOME OF THE STING OUT OF IT FOR A/IE.' AMD FOR MBf ANC THATiS EWOUfiH OF ">CUR SARCASM.' JUST PLAMT YOURSELF OKI THATBEWCH AMP DON'T PARE CREAM UP AM EXCUSE TO GET OFF OF IT TILL THE ALARM R/We©/ SiSiw WHY ^MOTHERS <SET &W

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