Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 23, 1969 · Page 13
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 6-B Daily Magazine Page- BLON0K By CHIC YOUNG MY POT ROAST WAS DONE THIRTY MINUTES AGO WELL, YOUR POT ROAST WASN'T RIDING ON A BUS THAT HAD T - / . FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS fe> BLOSSER SOME OF US STUDENTS, LIKE OUR, POREFATMERS, ' $?^fBOM£ SEMUSTLEARMTD UMOEl^O HARD- B ^goPWJ^- 5HIP |M ORDER TO ^^Pp^^^ U'l ABNER (F YOU WANT TO KNKWMIATWNPOF FAMILY YOU CAME FROM, HAVE VOUI2 r. LW(Z MEASURED By AL CAPPS NOW-ONLY VOtl KNOW THAT BRUTE BRAWLINGBUM FRIGHTENED LONELY GIRL// CAPTAIN EAS1 J3 By TURNER I SO McKEB WOULD LIKE TO THANK TH' WRITER OP THIS KIMP" LETTER TO TH> r^EPITORi £IGNEf> M. JUPICQ- THE WIL1ETS AS VOOMAV HAVE HEARD. FALL OOR CHILDREN HAVB <3 ROWN OP AMD^H AVE LEFT HOME By WALT WHETTERB6R A FACT BRADFORD HADUT FOLLY REALIZED ONT1L HE RETl RED" • ) t«W if NtA, Inc. m t.,. UA tat. OH. /-23 ROBIN MALONI By i BOB LUBBERS SHORT RIBS t d BUGS BUNNY BhtTJ B£TTMey HAVE MORE WDS| THAN ANY" FAMILY IN 1H£ ARCTIC n [ s IK» kr ««. IK. TX. «.|. UJ. M. Oil. I -2? ONBLL I THAT OVERHAND PRIVE 0" MINE IS TOUGH T RETURN. HEY, ELMER— EEK & MEEK By HOWIE SCHNEIDER I'M TIRED OF PUSSV-FOOnWS AROUWD WITH THAT CHICK.! THIS TIME I'M <SO(*JS TO USE THE OLD CAVEMAW APPROACH! 1 THE THIIUG IS IT OWLY U/ORKS OM OLD CAVEUJCMEAJ! t • • 70 YEARS AGO TODAY Nellie Harlow, nine year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Harlow, living at 101 Herbert street, was accidently shot in the breast Saturday by Ernest Allen a neighbor boy, and suffered a serious wound. -o- -o- o— • 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Charles Winn, formerly of this city, shot and fatally wounded his wife, then turned the gun on himself, inflicting mortal wounds, in East St. Louis. Horace Alexander Wyche charged with robbing the Jefferson State Bank, was convicted by a jury in Circuit Court and sentenced to one year to life imprisonment. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Cora Pavitt, wife of Wm. G. Pavitt, 1127 Oakland avenue, died last night of pneumonia, preceded by influenza. Mrs. Cora Allen, wife of H. D. Allen, died this morning. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODA Y Nicholi Lenin, premier of Soviet Russia is dead. Justice Warren W. Duncan of Marion, has announced as a candidate for re-election as member of the Supreme Court from this district. -o- -o- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Samuel M. Livingston and Miss Pearl Boyd, both of this city, were united in marraige Saturday afternoon in Benton. Rev. W. G. Johnson, pastor of the First M. E. church in that city officiated. • A new Dodge coupe, owned by G. K. Carver was damaged in an automobile accident which occurred yesterday afternoon near Nashville. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY An accident occurred last night on State Route 37 when an owl flew into the wnidshield of an automobile, breaking the glass and creating panic among several occupants of the car. Mrs. James Wodruff will speak on the subject: "Woman and Her Property" at the meeting of the American Home Department of the Federated Women's Club Wednesday. -o- -o- -o- 80 YEARS AGO TODAY Posey W. White, 63, a native of Jefferson county and Spanish American war veteran, died of a heart attack at his home, 5153 Waterman avenue in St. Louis, Sunday, where he had resided for the past 25 years. The Mt. Vernon Rams collected their 11th victory of the season last Saturday night and it was probably the most important of the season to date. They soundly beat the Decatur Reds, 45-33, who only the night before had dropped Canton from the undefeated ranks, 56-35. Mrs. Clarence Snoop, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lovin, Mrs. Carl Monroe and children, Charline and Robert, Mrs. Francis MIs- ker, R. A. Koons, Donald Stahlberg, Mrs. Ed Potter and Mr. and Mrs. John Tippie of Mt. Vernon attended the Taylor - Koons reunion held in Benton Sunday. -O-. -0- -O 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Coach Charignon's plan to counteract the handicap of the limited expanse of p 1 a y ing space on the Harrisburg gym floor apparently woifced — the Rams beat the Bulldogs 72-36. Former State Representative Samuel T. Coffman died at Good Samaaritan Hospital Saturday at 2:00 p.m. after a long illness. A leading citizen of Ina for many years, Mr. Coffman moved ttf Mt. Vernon is 1945 and lived at 520 Jordan street. Mt. Vernon, while still cleaning up after last week's ice and rainstorm, was hit by an even worse flood last night and today, which measwed 2.81 in- Hatlos They'll Do It Every Time ches. -o- -o- o—' 15 YEARS AGO TODAY , The assessed valuation of Jefferson, county is $82,766,137 an increase of $636,384 over last year's 582,129,753. Pictures of Roberta Hock and Mrs. Dan Melton, featured in the Circle Playhouse production of "The Man Who Came To Dinner," appear in today's issue of the Register-News. Mary Alice Thompson, Jane Fitch, Sarah Snodsmith, Jane Ann Henneberry, Jerry Manion Olio Arthurs, Linda Felton, Margie Howard, Todd Ward, Sidney Hirons, George Mayer, Doris Musick and Lynn Zenk were among those attendng the basketball game at Marion last night. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Charles Jones has been elected president of the Mt. Vernon Central Trades and Labor Council. Mary Robertsoti is vice president; Mildred Burnette is secretary; Claude Tedder is treasurer; Clarence Frazier, sergeant- at - arms; Henry Rockenmeyer, Charles Goddard, and Irene Quinn are trustees. More than half of Mt. Vernon's parking meters were frozen up this morning, the result of a combination of rain, sleet, snow, and frigid temperature. Bobbie Keef is the new president of the Desk, Derrick Club. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Peggy P i pes , lovely daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pursie Pipes, and Miss Jefferson County State Fair Queen, will compete this weekend for the title of Miss Illinois State Fair. Forty professional salesmen of the Mt. Vernon area will receive diplomas at a dinner meeting Monday evening. The school was designed especially for professional salesmen and sponsored by the Mt. Vernon Professional Salesmen's Association. Miss Kay Webb was selected "Girl Of The Month" at Smith Hall at Southern Illinois University. THEIR LABOR DAY Designated by the International Socialist Congress in 1899 as a workers' holiday, May Day is celebrated in the Communist sphere, along with parts ol western Europe, Latin America and the Orient. It la a counterpart of the American Labor Day. PRISCILLA'S POP By Al VERMEER ALLEY OOP By V. T. HAMLIN By FRANK O'NEAL ...ANYTHING ELSE VOU REQUIRE IS YOURS FOR THE ASKING... / HELLO? OH, [ HI, MOM... \ WHERE ARE \ VOL) 7 MOM WANTS TO KNOW HOW MANY HEADLIGHTS THE CAR. HAD &BFOQe &HB DROVB IT DOWNTOWN- T OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOOM.1 7^ 40\f My* WORD, HE , WOU CAt4 ^E/jfOBRTAWLY* APPEARS] 9KAY, WlSS&Uy, I WAS SOMA)WHAT SCO)f COKJRDEMT/ON LET YOO IM 0M IT FOR ONLY IJMl^EO, *2S FIGURIN* YOU WA5 THE / VOL) CAM FAMILY BOOK EXPERT/ / lOOK JT NOW YOU'RE o-O-T-*— \s OVER OUT' CLOSE LlKEi THE OTHER HAND, HEHASMT ALWAYS SEEM COMPLETELY T ORTHRlOHT IN PAST/ OUT OUR WAY By WILLIAMS V !$AKE? . 0AGK , ,6TROt4 (b = • m na n KIML m •» IU, NL O

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