Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 20, 1969 · Page 11
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 11

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, January 20, 1969
Page 11
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r- MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 196D THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERf'ON, ILLINOIS 5-B -Daily Magazine Page HONDIE By CHIC YOUNG 1 FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS MR. DITHERS, ^ CAN'T V.'E HAVE ,gA AFTERNOON) SIESTAS. ^0 > LIKE THEY DO IN >. V? L SOUTH AMERICA? I EVERYBODY COULD KNOCK [OFF AFTER LUNCH AND TAKE 1 A NICE ~ J LITTLE ) NAP ^ by BIOSSER 'y„ 1—^^.^^ 5CIEMCE CLASS IS ^ W WtfATAGE YbU GOING OH A TWO-DAY CA/wp- I rSwiMflUP fee? OOrl WE'RE GOMNATe.STMqpERrO * 0RES5IMO UP FOE' ^| UJL. TQ ^ P0OBLEMS OF SURVIVAL/ Jgg *S PREMIER Aeour-fc? LEASE? <5RANriN <5 LANPTC A SPACES IKACWMS J3ASE?, 0a<5AV/AN; START A RICT... © 1M9 br NEA,. He. SHORT RIHS By FRANK O'NEAl BUGS BUNNY EEK & MEFK AS YOU WERE... 70 YEARS AGO TODAY A conundrum supper will be given by the ladies of the Christian church on the first floor of the Register building from five to ten o'clock this evening. Miss Lulu Choisscr, who has been confined to her home with an attack of grippe, has recovered and is able to resume her duties at the W. C. and W. office. -o- -o o— 55 YEARS AGO TODAY i M. V. Mills, who has bcen ; connected with the dry goods • firm of Hobbs and Pavey for the past five years, has taken j the management of the Stead's Boston Store. Judge A. D. Webb and L. L. Emmerson have gone to Danville to attend a school of instruction to be conducted by the Masons. -o- 6- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY News of the death of her son Robert Franklin Arnold who died from wounds in France on Oct. 13. was received this morning by Mrs. Martha Mcln- tyre, 1006 south 13th street. A mass meeting will be held at the First M. E. church Sunday night to celebrate the ratification of the prohibition amend­ ment by more than three - fourths of the states of the union. 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Last of the coal mines in Illinois to become unionized, the old Brush mine at Carterville, about fhich a struggle waged from 1893 to 1906, has passed into history. Benton authorities have seized a load of booze which they said was destined for Mt. Vernon. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY A pretty party was given yesterday at the home of Mrs. M. M. Lumbattis when Mrs. Carl Schweinfurth and Mrs. Lumbattis were hostesses to a number of friends at an afternoon bridge. Charles R. Keller, who is confined to his home by illness is improved loday. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Mayor M. E. Miller states that the order recently issued by the city authorities forbids the sale of anything stronger than 3.2 beer after 11 o'clock Saturday nigh! and before 5 a.m. Monday. -o- -o- -o 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Frank E. Foster, former may­ or of Mt. Vernon, died at his home on the salem Road today at the age of 81 years. Workers were today preparing to install parking meters on the outside of the public square in Mt. Vernon. -o- -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Robert Guthries, Jr., Ben Kennedy and Mahlon Smith, three | Mt. Vernon boys, were highly j honored at a meeting of the i Ambraw - Wabash Council of j Boy Scouts held in Flora last i evening where they were given I the Eagle rank. i Luty Hawkins gave an inter- •• esting talk last evening to mem- j bers pf the Junior Women's club' who met in the American Lo-. gion Home. Mrs. Frank Dewey has returned from a few days visit in St. Louis. Mr. Dewey and Mr. and Mi-s. Mac Hayes of Dix joined her Monday to spend several hours with Flight Officer Frank Dewey who had flown from Hallingcr , Texas to Scot I Field. 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Croup of 721 south 20th street, today announced the engagement of their daughter, Nancy Ellen, to Jack W. Bennett, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Bennett. Sr., of 700 Main si root. L. W. Hanna. owner of the Manna and Hanna Printing Company since 1936, died at 10 a.m. yesterday at Jacksonville, 111., Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time ® iHt ARTIST, WALKS BACKWARDS AS FAR AS HE CAM 60 TO GET THE RIGHT at the age of 61. Siamese twin girls were born at Good Samaritan Hospital yesterday at noon. One of them died at 10:15 a.m. today and the other was still alive 26 hours later at 2 p.m. after they had been separated. The temperature dipped to nine degrees above zero in Mt. Vernon last night — a new low for the winter season. Col. Wilford F. Hall, flight surgeon, U. S. Air Force is visiting his parents. Dr. and Airs. Andy Hall. -<>- -o- -o 15 YEARS AGO TODAY G. G. Purcell is the first commander of newly organized King City • Barracks No. 102 veterans of World War I. Oilier officers elected with him. last night were Ralph Raskin, second vice commander; Fred Long,, sergeant -at-arms: Grover Scott treasurer: Fred Hayes, first vice commander: Jake Finer, adjulant and I 'ewcy Merritt, chaplain. Stella Northeutt is the new Nobel Grand of Varnell Rehekah Lodge. Other new officers are Emily Good in, vice grand; Naomi Bogan, recording secretary; Thelma Shehorn. financial secretary; Edna Weatherly .treasurer; Joy Jines, musician; Ella Jones, chaplain: Lora Kissell, Maude Martin and Lillian Dorris, left and right supporters; Bertha Rainoy, conductor; Kf- fie Northeutt. warden: Lava da Dever, inside guardian; Dorothy Northeutt, outside guardian, -o- -o- -<>- 10 VICARS AGO TODAY The Precision . Kngin < , ei 'iiu» Company has purchased I he big Auto- Lite plant on Shawnee street. The consideration for the plant and equipment was more than $200,000. Girl Scouts Rebecca Moore, Paula Carlton, Arlene Loss, and Janet; Filbert h. members of Troop 20 of Old Union school, have received Seamstress Badges. Morton Dorothy, George E. Hill, Jerry Mctternieh, and Boa Morris were winners in duplicate bridge at the Elks Club Monday evening. -o- -o- -o YKARS AGO TODAY Two burglaries in Ml. Vernon last night netted thieves SSOO I worth of cigarets, a quantity of meat and a sewing machine. Edmund Hans Industries. Inc. of Mt. Vernon has been awarded a good - sized U. S. Government contract. PRISCIILA'S POP By Al VERMEER ALLEY OOP MUST BE HOW CAN TH' QUEEN'S APPEARANCE AFFECT YOUR POSITION AS PHARAOH WHEN NOBODY" SEES HER? AHHH, BUT HER PEOPLE MUST SEE HER! ...SHE CAN'T GO ON REFUSING PUBLIC APPEARANCES BECAUSE OF HER LOOKS; SURELY YOU'RE AWARE X STILL \OF THE UNREST IN DON'T SEE.,. ) THE LAND! Bv V. f. HAMLIN ...NEFERTITI'S FAVORABLE INFLUENCE IS NEEDED TO INSURE THE PEOPLE'S LOYALTY TO THE THRONE! WINTHROP By DIC.: CAVIAR NO, JHB/ Give MB A DOLLAR TO GO ) TO ANOTHER BARBER. £>HOP. ,J OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOCPLi HE 'LL BE MOREll /MAYBE]} tVER K -\C. / FRUSTRATED )\ NOW l\ A T ;C-:.S |0lP YOUMOTICE JAKE'^ftTMAMA SHORT- \j (AE'LL\\ TO gc EYEBALLS 60 IMT 0 OR 0 IT )LE66EDCATLO0«-\ LEAVE \.6W?F\ZD WHEW WE TOLD HIM. (JIN 1 AT A TALL 60LV-)) US YWITH HALF THE MA30R RUALLY FlSH BOVvL/ VT-^IALONIE / )JA MEAL 2 MAD A FEW BUCKS ?/ v —"' 1 — v it*: ,9, V. in w. t-v o mt b KU, IM . m t* ut t« 'A WORD OF WARMlM6= pica OUT OUR WAY 1 -3.0 By WILLIAMS I AIN'T SAYIM'A WORPA • AKA I ? JUST ChO ON WITH V YOUR REAPIN'-ITAIN'T f MB THAT'S BOTHERIN' J' YOU, IT'S YOUR S . CONSCIENCE.' ISO «mb hiA. IH.T-U.IM. mm, «t i

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