Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 17, 1969 · Page 13
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 13

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 37, 19(59 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 5 -B • Daily Magazine Page •IONDIE By CHIC YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS YOU MEAM TAB MONEY WE WERE , , SAVIM6r*0RA /JUST RJT © I9M by NEA. Inc. T.M. ««». U.S, Pol. OK.jgg tn BLOSSER ^ AM UMBRELLA,/ MEMi ?v 1 I'VE FeetJ ON) A SHOPPING Sflzee ) Mews Foe You/ WITH TMAT $45b Trie RA00OOS) HE GOT THAT ^^AAONley OUTOF OUR 5UeATZ -"F0U)L/ 8IZ0U6HT HOME"/ LI'l ABNER By Al CAPPS AS YOU WERE... 70 YEARS AGO TODAY R. K. Weber has purchased Ihe J. C. Branham residence property at 210 east Jordan street Cen. C. W. Pavey came home from Springfield last night to look over some private business ariairs. -o- -o- -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Thieves visited two stores lost night, the grocery of W. H. Watson, 822 Main street and the shop of Joe Lustig, 820 Main street. F. N. Sturdevant wilJ leave tomorrow for Orlando, Fla., where he expects to follow his profession of concrete structural work. -O- -O- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Joe Meador, for more than 30 years manager of the Western Union Telegraph Company, diea this afternoon at the hospital. -o- -o- -o 10 YEARS AGO TODAY The condition of W. B. Phillips, who has been confined to his home several days by sickness, shows no decided change today . 15 YEARS AGO TODAY The meeting of the American Legion Post 141, followed by a rabbit fry last night is declared one of the most successful in the history of the post. .Seeking their fifth and sixth cor,secutive victories the ML Wrnon Blackshirts will play two non - conference games this .v.'ok meeting Vandalia on the • locil gym and journeying to ' Benton Saturday to play the !p"nton Rangers. -o- -o- -o; 50 YEARS AOO TODAY A huge snowball was rolled onto 21st street last evening and the police had to be called to I remove it. Traffic could not ' move around it without danger. Miss Lily Hall and Miss Hazel Purcell will spend the evening in East St. Louis attending a banquet at the Community IK .use. Marvin E. Linn, 21, who rc- s rics on Salem Road, was bruised painfully yesterday afternoon in a crash of autos caused by the slippery pavement on a hill on north Tenth street. -o- -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Charles' M. Balsover, u.s.n. 22-year-old son of Charles A. BnJsover has returned to active duty after spending a leave in ML Vernon, which he received after nearly two years sea duty with the submarine service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Atctic oceans. Forty- seven volunteer workers today started to work in Mt. Vernon on the job of putting over Jefferson county's Fourth War Loan, with a ly's ourth War Loan, with a quota of $1,029,500 to shoot at. E. E. Cotton was appointed a member of the Mt. Vernon police force last night by direct oction of the city council. -o- -o- -o*><> YEARS AGO TODAY Airs. Morton F. Dorothy of this city was among a group oi' attorneys who received their licenses to practice law at at Springfield, 111., yesterday. A heavy rain which froze as it till covered Mt. Vernon with ice last night and this morning. The Mt. Vernon Neon Sign Company is the sixth largest in the world, it was announced by Howard Richardson, a partner in the firm, at a school- industry conference here yesterday. -o- -o- -b- 13 YEARS AGO TODAY Sgt. George E. Martin of RFD 5, McLeansboro arrived today at Seattle, Wash., following service in the Far East. Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time CAPTAIN EAS1 "li T NO. IWPEEP1 I'VE HAP PtlU \V £m FOR VI CAM TAKE OF THEM FOR. iHOME NOiyg I HAVE SOU • WAKEP TH' KALUKAKS z A WHILE! By TURNER PIP SOU KNOW THAT ANNIE BQLEVM, 5EC0NP WIFE OF HENR-VlEi HAP£IX FWSER5 OW ONE HAND?I THE WIUETS By WAIT WHETTERB6R Franz Sablon, manager of the Morris Store, today presented a check for $2,500 to Harry Williamson, solicitor for Mt. Vernon New Industries, Inc., and Everett E. Rush presented Mr. Williamson with a check for $2.00. The chain stores purchased stock in the Mt. Vernon fund to finance new factories. These checks raised the drive to over $80,000 in a campaign to raise $200,000. The 32nd anniversary of Mt. Vernon Shrine No. 66, White Shrine of Jerusalem'will be celebrated Tuesday night. Mrs. E'-ima Gaskins, supreme d;strict deputy will be guest of ho,,or. Mrs. Helen Myers is Worthy High Priestess and Miss NMl Kell is Worthy Scribe. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAV Mis. Earl Hinman and Miss Chtsta Mitchell have returned imm Clearwater. Beach, Fla., whore (hey spent the past month. Dr. Cameron Harmon. 84, a Spanish American War Veteran, is a patient in Veterans' Hospital at. St. Louis. Formerly a Mt. Vernon Methodist minister, he has been living in Belleville. The Centralia Orphans beat the ML Vernon Rams 65-58 last, night in a hotly contested game in the South Seven Conference. -X- -X- -X- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Four accidents occurred on Mt. Vernon streets in less than an hour this morning, causing damage of more than $700. There were no injuries, Approximately 250 people af- tended the Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District annual meeting Monday evening in Waltonville. Members of the.eighth grade Cadelte Girl Seoul Troop :«) have been commended by the Mt. Vemon Girl Scout Council' for splendid co- operation in the principles of Girl Scouting. The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors today began a < survey to determine if a County Nursing Home is needed. A. E. (Red Necktie) Pickarc'.. owner and operator of Pickard Industries here, died at 7:55 last night at his home, 1828 Richvicw Road, after suffering a heart i attack. PRISCILIA'S POP King Arthur's Sword Legend has it that at King Arthur's death his sword Excalibur was thrown back into the lake by Sir Bedivere. A strange hand drew it below and it was never seen again. By Al VERMEER "• 1

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