Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 18, 1969 · Page 11
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"SATTjJtviiAi, JANUARY 18, 135:,- — Ml- VEKfOIS, ILiLiIiNUla 7>-0 - Daily Magazine Page BLONDIE By CHIC YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS I CANT THINK. OF A BETTER" 311 !] WA/ TO SHOW MV APPRECIATION ] THAM TO SAY 1 THAIMKM3U By BLOSSER AS YOU WERE... THEM THEY KICKED ME our roe \awce OF WORDS CMAuM6 PROBLEMS. BUT, 1 SAID LACI^DAMySEM-. TO MYSELF : * OKH OKAY/ BUT J BIAMCE OF WfiMOV/ YOU WAIT*— IV. BE feAOd. * <P> TWQ h. NFA L. TU I.- Ml ... • LI'L ABNER By Al CAPPS % ' NATCHERLY/ r WHAT BRUTE ^ BRAWLIKK5BUM r VES !!-ALTHOO«3H MILLIONS ADMIRE HIS. . TWO-nSTED VIRILITY, \ H E IS REALLV ASHV^ SENSITIVE 6IRL- y. 1-18 VO'MEANS l WIDOW, S\MTf °j can. CAPTAIN EAS1 By TURNER i OBPV ^7N0 M .r,„I' l V\ JUST EMOTIONAL OVER ! HOMB 1 GETTING TH05B KALUKAKS " " l- AGAIN! ^* " .HEY.VOU'RB ' McKEEJ ''"'* ITS BEEN Y SPEAKING OF PE^T; A STRAIN INSECTS TRAVEL KEEPIN' PAT\ BLOCKS IN THEIR BRIEF PESKY OLB CRAB HAPPy J.P.Mct [PRESIDENTS I'P RATHER NOT PI5CUS2 MY \ YE&..ANP TRIP. MI5S ILE5! 15 EASY 7 IMPATIENT &ACK FROM ENSLANP? <TO SEE VOL} THE WIUETS By WAIT WHETTERBtR ' ' . '. t i ROBIN MAIONI Bv BOB LUBBERS I-JM AFRAID \Y 0 D NOTNeep fc? PRmmiUTl'- \&Es AFRAID WHEN 1HB ?MO&iOBK!5 j YOU F&.16WS V0f?/HA5T/r y WITH FEOPi.el5 'ft? if . H SHORT RIBS By HJANK O'NEAL if a: '-IHAtSYoW OPINION/ liiiMEillEiimim^i KpID yOU RESERVE OUR R v FAVORITE TABLE/ BUGS', SUEE DID, KIDS! • RIGHT THIS 70 YEARS AGO TODAY j Dr. Walter Watson of this city has been chosen as chairman of the Democratic State Central Committee. Sam Casey yesterday purchased the Clark Jones Farm of 110 acres, two and one- half miles southwest of this city. -c- -o- -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY When John P. Guthrie died Friday night at his home on north 7th street, Mt. Vernon lost one of its best citizens. Abe Eaton, tried here on a charge of murder, in a case transferred from Du Quoin on a change of venue, was found not guilty by a jury trial this morning. -o- -o- o— 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Two deaths in the family of Alva Champ of Woodlawn is the toll of influenza to date and one of the surviving members is critcially ill. Supervisor Judd S. Smith of Moores Prairie sustained a broken leg when he was kicked by a cow while milking. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY The cold wave sent the mercury down to eight alwvc zero last night. The funeral services of Joe Meador will be held at Mc- leansboro tomorrow. -o -o- o- - 40 YEAR8 AGO TODAY Lucinda Helena Hawkins, wife of B. J Hawkins, died at the family home in Dix last night. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Ward, well known residents of Schcl- ler, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 17. -o- -o- -o 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Milton Forsyth and little son, Milton, Jr., have returned from Peoria. December was a mild month for the most part, as records kept by Jack Casey, local wca- j ther observer, the mercury reached zero but once. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY The mercury dropped to 12 degrees above zero last night. Miss Virginia Downey was initiated into Alpha Delta chapter of Delta Sigma Epsilon at the chapter house in Carbondale Sunday. The board of supervisors has voted to build a sidewalk on Highway 15, east of Mt. Vernon. 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Sunday will be the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Barrow of Bonnie. Mrs. Gilroy Puckett has returned from a month's visit in California witli her husband, Cpl. Puckett who was stationed at Hammer Field. The total fire loss in Ml. Vernon during 1943 was only $20,000 of which $12,6M was to buildings and $8,154 to contents according to the annual report of Fire Chief Paul Partridge made today. -o- -o- -o- 20 YK.VKS AGO TODAY High school students of Mt. Vernon and Jefferson county invited to compete for an array of prizes totaling $2,335 in a nationwide contest on "Why Democracy Works." sponsored by the Benvolcnt Order of Elks. The Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge, which is sponsoring the contest locally will award prizes totaling $50. Mt. Vernon dentists attending a dental meeting today in Benton are Dr. George Waters, Dr. J. W. Setzckorn, Dr. W. E. Set- zekom. Dr. William N. MeAleo, Dr. M. M. Lumbaltis. Dr. E. E. Feldmann and Dr. J. J. Corlow. J. Marvin Powers, owner of Powers Market, was reelected president of the A-G Stores at the annual meeting of the Board of Directors last night. Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time To CIVIC-MINDED ANSON PANTZ GOES TH£ CREDIT FOR. GETTING ALL THE DIRECTIONAL SIGNS ERECTED" •' THAT'S IT'. ^ LIKE YOJ JUST PLANTED THE SIGNS - BuT WHAT ABOUT HIS HOUSE ? J. EDGAR HIMSELF COULDN'T FIND IT- •• • TOOK AH HOUR TO FIND THIS IGLOOf! WHERE'S THE NUMBER? UH-OH--I ve BEEN MEANIN' . , .,A TO PUT ONE PRISCILIA'S POP 15 YEARS AGO TODAY "Charles S. Ward. Harry Williamson and John Stables have been elected ,as thr^e ^iew directors of Mt Vernon New Industries, Inc. The directors reelected are Jack Mitchell, president and Guy A. Wood, Jr., secretnry. Stan Koziara was last night appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce. He will fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Ed Curtis. The latter, former president of Security Bank, had moved to Pana, to head a bank there, Howard Phillips, commander of Turner Roehm post No. 3, Amvets. has received a telegram informing him that the Post is the winner of a $500 cash award as the .result of a contest drive for new members, sponsored by the National Department of Amvets. The Community of Bluford • has started a fund campaign' to equip a volunteer fire department. Mayor O. H. Kuford, City Manager Chester Lewis, City Attorney Alvin Lacy Williams, Fire Chief Julius Lustig and Fireman Lyman Grigg and Bus Compton will go to Springfield tomorrow to confer with attorneys for clarification of the fire department pension program in Illinois. -o -o o 10 YKAKS AGO TODAY Fred Lipps has been reelected president of the association of A-G merchants. C. A. Miller is vice president; W. II. Hottensen of Opdyke is secretary; and Elmer Bolcrjaek is treasurer. Ora Harris is the new Oracle of Fern Leaf Camp 694, Royal Neighbors of America. Mrs. Edward E. Hawkins was hostess to the King City Garden Club on Monday at her home, 1811 Wan-en. Mrs. L. A. Mylius conducted the program. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS' AGO TODAY Rev. Benjamin Anderson, pastor of Epworth M ct h o d i s t church heads the Ministerial Association. Rev. Everett Lemay , is the outgoing president. Mayor John J. Manion today proclaimed January 19-25 as "Junior Chamber of Commerce Week." The Centralia's Orphans hit the 80- point level for a third straight game tost night while handing Mt. Vernon a South Seven basketball loss —80-45. By Al VERMEER AUEY OOP Bv V. I. HAMLIN PONT PONDER ON IT TOO LONG, MY FRIENPS, FOR NEFERTITI'S PHYSICAL PREDICAMENT IS NOT MY ONLY CONCERN HERE ... W» kr »IK IK. T.M. K. F U.I. P.I. Oil. WINTHROP By Die; CAVIAR FUNNY, THOUGH.. r DON'T HEAR ANYTHING. OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOOPlt i OUT OUR WAT CH WELL M Ay BE HE WENT AWAY PHVVEEE/ f COULDN'T' HAVE HELD MY BREATH ANOTHER SECOND/ By WILLIAMS EEK ft MEEK By HOWIE SCHNblDEB ESAU ESTATE DEVELOPER AT WORK WHAT K1MD OF REAL ESTATE F DEVELOPER LIES ASOUWD OM HisJ WHAT-THE HECK FOR? IT PIS<X>URAT:,eS EARTHQUAKES/ is.'

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