Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 23, 1969 · Page 14
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 14

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 23, 1969
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r± 6— B THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT- VERNON, ILLINOIS THURSDAY, JANUARY 23,, 1969 pMHimiimHiHiiiiiiiiniiiiiwiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin I From Our Correspondents | fhiiiminiiiiniiiniininim^^ FARRINGTON CENTER Bodell MM nor Gere Johnson visited Johnson Saturday in Nursing Home. Jess McConnaughay is a patient in Rockfort Hospital. He had surgery. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Johnson were in St. Louis, Mo., ovor the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sledge of Harmony were dinner guesls in the Rolla Pierce home. Ruth Moliner and Oanicc Chambliss visited Nora Willis and Mary Potter Saturday night. Mrs. Nora Willis visitod Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Haniewp.y Sunday. Rev. Jack Hargraves and wife and son Allen were dinner guests Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Halfacre. Mrs. Opal Burgees Austin passed away Saturday. She was the daughter of Mrs. Arlcy Roctor of Mt. Vernon. J. D. Johnson and family and Aleen Keele of Mt. Vemon. visited Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Johnson .Sunday. Mrs. Patsy Burgess 0 f Shields entertained Curt French and Mary Jane Donoho, Ralph Burgess, Gleason Bynrs ai her home Thursday, the occasion befog their birthday. Miss Pamela Johnson spent the weekend with her aunt Edith Garrison in Wayne County. Mrs. Nora Willis and Mary Potter were visitor's in Mc Vernon Thursday. Mary had the cast removed from her broken arm. Several friends and relatives attended the funeral of Francis Irvin at Wayne City Sunday. Meda Fox. Dollie Wilson and Floyd Johnson visited Bodell Johnson in the nui'sing home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wilson returned from Flmida. They visited their daughter Linda and family. John Sledge is improvine Jefferson Memorial Hospital ... Meda Fox, Cor. leave at home. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ewald. Mr. and Mrs. Gailon Trotter of Hawesville, Ky., spent Saturday and Sunday in the home of his sister and family Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kennedy. Miss Margaret Spruell of Atlanta, Ga. .spent from Saturday until Tuesday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Bill Spruell and got acquainted with her new great niece, little Miss Lori Ann Hayes. Those who called on Mrs. Ella Underwood Sunday afternoon were Mi*, and Mrs. F. J. McNair, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shipley, Rev. and Mrs. Edward Minor, Mrs. Maude Degenhart, Mr. Warren Jines and Mr. Dallas Sheltoni Mrs. Underwood has been confined to her bed since around Christmas. She will be 98 years of age or. February 21st. Miss Ann Lemke who is employed in Springfield spent the wnekend witht her mother Mrs. Mable Lemke. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bakel of Mt. Vernon, called on her sister Mrs. Maude Degenhart, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. David Reed and little son Pat of Decatur, spent the weekend with her grandmother. Mrs. Mary Spangler. . . . Mrs. Charlie Cross, Cor. TEXICO at DAHLGREN Mr. and Mrs. Tom Howard and daughter of Des Plaines and Mr. Bill Howard of Bensonville, 111., spent the weekend with their mother, Mrs. Mildred Howard and with other relatives. David Lemke of Chicago visited his mother Mrs. Mabel Lemke over the weekend. Bill Gay of Camp B'recken- ridge, Ky.„ was home for the weekend. Don Ewald of the U.S. Navy who has been in training at. Great Lakes is spending his Mo. to attend the graduation of Master Kenyon Hails soent Monday with Mrs. Rita McKinney and Mrs. Rosemarie Blankenship. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie McKinney were supper guests Friday evening with Mr, and Mrs. Harold McKinney. Saturday callers were Mr. and Mrs. John Keele and Mrs. Kathy McKinney. Visitors last"week with Mrs. Violet Sammons were, Mrs. Rita McKinney, Ira Shafer, and Paul Sammons. Violet has been in the hospital and in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sammons and Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Stonecipher after having surgery. j Mrs. Ruth Williams- has returned to her home after having surgery in the hospital in Mt. Vemon. Master Tommy Keele spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sollis. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blanlcen- ship and sons spent Sunday aftei-- noon with Mrs. Bessie Blankenship in Salem. Mr. and Mrs. Harold McKinney visited Saturday evening with- Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Green and Winefred. Mr. and Mrs. John Elmer Hawkins spent the weekend in Rolla, their son Rondey from the University of Mines on Sunday. Larry Hawkins and Jim Simmons spent Sunday in Charleston, 111 . Allen Dale Hawkins was a dinner guest Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Byars and Phyllis. . " 'Anyone having news items please call Mrs. Rita McKinney 7SS4709. The news is sent in each Monday morning. These news items goes to different parts of the states. All news will be appreciated. ASHLEY WAYNE CITY Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bender of Hoyleton spent Sunday afternoon with her mother Mrs. Elsie Scherer and son Ray. Mr. and Mrs. James Green shopped in the King City Saturday. Kevin and Roger Pipe of Centralia spent Sunday afternoon and were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stephens and children. Glen Riddle of Mt. Vernon and his mother Mrs. Pearl Riddle attended the wedding of Mrs. Riddle's grandson Richard M. Painter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Painter of Imperial, Mo., and Miss Kathleen Janet Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Jackson of Webster Groves, Mo., ceremony took place Saturday morning Jan. 18 in the Holy Redemer Catholic church in Webster Groves. Charles Logan has returned home from the Good Samaritan Hospital in ML Vernon due to the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Wilson and children, Jerry, Donna, Susan and Sherri Leah of Mt. Vernon, and Rev. Loren Ramsey of Mulkeytown were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Braswell and children Stacy and Darren of E. St. Louis spent the weekend, with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Niederhocfer and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Braswell, Mrs.- Ed. Braswell returned back to her home here after a week's stay due to illness. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Peeck of Granite City visited Mr. and Mrs. Roy Coultas Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Emie Wagner and daughter Diane enjoyed an ice skating party- at the Jake Wagner farm near Scheller Sun- flay week. Misses Karen and Marietta Lipc of Centralia were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Green and Mrs. Lillie Green. . . . Reva Coultas, Cor. STEFFY-MITCHELL HOME FURNISHINGS NOW! TWO BIG STORES TO SERVE YOU! 919 Broadway 218 S. Ninth January Clearance SALE! OVER 50 DINETTES ON DISPLAY AND NOW REDUCED UP TO 25%! 5 Pc. Modern Dinettes, Was $49.95 $34 7 Pc. Jumbo Dinettes, Was $79.95 $66 Special purchase! Beautiful 7 - piece sets. 60 inch tables and 6 chairs. Choice of 8 styles. These sets regularly sell for $119.95. Famous Brand Sets! Chromcraft, Louisville, Daystrom and Queen City. Save Now! DON'T WAIT! DON'T BE LATE! SHOP EARLY! STEFFY-MITCHELL HOME FURNISHINGS Serving Southern Illinois For 49 Years. Mrs. Ruby Bowermann had the misfortune of falling Friday and breaking her leg below the knee and is a patient in the Good Sa- marilan •hospital at Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Bill James and Mrs. Larcie May Ellis attended the inauguration of Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie at Springfield Monday. Ed Crooks home burned Monday morning. Not very much was saved. He lives south of Wayne City. The funeral was held Sunday morning for Liza Lewis of Paxton. Burial was made in the Thomason cemetery. She was a former resident of south of Wayne City. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Williams, Gertie Rosenburger, Lillie Well and Mr. and Mrs. Willie Bruner visited at the home of Mrs. Pauline Bruner one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gray, Estelle Withrow and Mrs. Gladys Thomason attended the sale at McLeansboro last Thursday evening. Mrs. Grady Wright has gone to her sons, Walter Joe for a few days, his wife is a patient in a hospital in northern Illinois. Dorothy James, Mavis Hall, Bernadine Hall, Hazel Thomason and Goldia Musgrave was shopping in Benton and Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Mrs. Mabel Sheleton visited at the home of Mrs. Gladys Thomason Tuesday evening. Funeral services were held for Lester Garrison of Sadorus at the Richardson Funeral Home with burial in the Ten Post Oak cemetery. He was a former resident of Wayne City. Mrs. O. A. McRill has returned home from the Missouri Baptist hospital where she had underwent surgery. She is recovering nicely. Those who were admitted to Fairfield Memorial Hospital last week were Maurice Miles, Edgar McKinney, Martha Rose, Howard Barlow, Mrs. Estel Barnard and Gladys Baugh. The Wayne City Indians were defeated Tuesday night by Mills Prairie in the basketball game. Church and Sunday School were well attended at Olive Branch Sunday. Bro. Alfred Haile, pastor. Mrs. Nell Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Smith of Keenes was shopping in Wayne City Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Jr. Trotter and family were shopping in Mt, Vernon Saturday evening. ' Charlie Solomon passed way Sunday at the Fairfield Memo rial hospital. Funeral plans are incomplete at this time. Mrs. Iris Heifner was in Mt. Vernon Saturday to see her doctor. Kenneth Draper who is a patient in the Fairfield Memorial hospital remains in a serious tondition. Mr. and Mi's. Hilliard Tyler of McLeansboro, Miss Rebecca Ackley of Broughton and Misses Tresa and Kimi Mellenbine spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mellenbine and son Jerry. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Campbell and family of McLeansboro also Brenda Mitchell spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paris Shorb. Mr. and Mrs. Newt Jackson of Mt. Vernon visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Buchanan Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Wes Williams, Mrs. Lilli Wells, Jessie Draper, Pauline Bruner, Gerti Rosenburger and Gladys Thomason spent Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bruner and helped Mrs. Bruner celebrate her 72nd birthday. She received several nice gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shorb and family visited at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Paris Shorb Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Yarbor and family, Miss Geraldine Hunt of Gillette, Wyoming, Mr. - and Mrs. Menford Smith and family, Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Warren and son, Mrs. Ilene Warren of Robert Dale, Alabama, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Rawls and family visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nolan Smith recently. . . . Mrs. Gladys Thomason, Cor. Mary Lemay. Sei-vices were held at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro Friday afternoon. Bearl Shane of Carmi spent Friday night with his mother Mrs. Rosa Shane. Linda and Rodger Dale Ratliff spent the weekend with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Vern Ratlifi. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Kelly of Woodlawn spent Sunday with he" r>->i*!ipr Mrs. Nina Lancaster. A Purina Feed meeting was held Saturday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Scott with 70 different dealers. Refreshment of ham, beans and cornbread. Those attending said the refreshments were "best of all." People around our little village are busy watching our new President on T.V. Ruby Winn, Cor. . . NEWS BRIEF MELBOURNE, Australia' (AP)—The death toll from last week's disastrous bush fires in the state of Victoria rose to 17 today. A 9-year-old boy died of burns suffered while trying to escape a fire on the main Mel- boume-Geelong Road Jan. 8. The boy's mother, twin brother and sister also' perished. An official report said 880 square miles of pasture and bushland were destroyed in the fires. Other losses included 227 houses, 10 public halls, 7 churches, 4 schools and 120,000 sheep, cattle and horses, 10,000 poultry and 5 railway bridges. Worst hit town' was Lara, where 11 persons perished and 47 houses were destroyed. BELLE RIVE Congratulation and best wishes to our new 37th President, Mr. Richard Nixon. Mrs. Flora Birkhead, Mrs. Grace Birkhead and Mrs. Neva Greene of Mt. Vemon visited Saturday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Kufer and with their sister-in-law Mrs. ' Elsie Neal. Mrs. Greene is a niece to all of them. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Higgson and sons, Miss Loreta Flechtenstein. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Loehr of Mt, Vernon and Mr. and. Mrs., Jim Downey of Decatur spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Francis, Flechenstein, Mrs. Gene Richardson wns a business visitor in Fovt Knox, Kentucky Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Eaton and daughter Sheril of Carbondale, Mr. and Mrs. Bbbby Kash and sons Mike and Dale of Ina, Endel and Donnie Tucker of Dahlgren, spent Sunday with their grand parents Mr. and Mrs. Jim Tucker. Traftdn Lemay received the word of death of his mother Mrs. MT. VERNON REALTY CO. THOMAS A. PUCKETT, Broker Mt. Vernon, Illinois 823 Harrison Phone 242-1317 LARGEST FARM BROKERS FN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS Beautiful S bedroom ranch type home with stone front, attached garage, gas heat, large fenced backyard, in West Salem School District. Beautiful 3 bedroom home full basement, garage, on 4 acres, on Route 37, close to Rend Lake. 2 bedroom home with carport, large lot in Meadowbrook addition. 2 bedroom modern home gas heat, nice location 2 miles East. 3 bedroom modern home with large living room, gas heat, enclosed front porch, garage on 4 acres at North edge of town. 2 bedroom modern'home with furniture at east edge of city for $7000.00. Business building with beautiful 2 bedroom modern home, nice cabinets, large bedrooms, air conditioned, good location in South part of town. 60 acres well improved, mostly fenced 5 miles South, Two 120 acre farms well improved, new fence, close In northeast. Owner would finance responsible party. 35 acres with 4 bedroom home, barn, well improved. Owner would finance. West of Route 37 on Walnut Hill Road, 2 miles. Call Any of Our Salesmen Today John Lomax, 242-8835 Russell McBride, 260-7755 L. V. Puckett, 244-1899 Ted Moses, 244-1282 1 Phillip Bryant, 242-5028 YOU Can Avail Yourself of the Services Offered by This Agency. Our Many Years of Experience Are Yours For A Call. VIRGIL T. BAILEY, INC. IMMEDIATE POSSESSION. West side location, paved street, spacious panelled living room and dining room, 2 bedrooms, large kitchen with built in cabinets, built in bath, full deep dry basement, gas hot water heat, full lot, garage. For sale or trade. MAXIMUM HOUSE! MINIMUM PRICE! Ranch 3 bedroom home; w/w carpeting in living room, large, kitchen with an abundance of built in cabinets, buf.'t in bath, family room, utility room,, large lot; garage. North side location. Shown by appointment only. Only $18,500.00. Owners might trade for your present heme ->>n this one. HEAVEN STILL PROTECTS THE WORKING MAN! Only $500.00 down, balance'like rent buys 3 bedroom modern home, gas heat, basement, built in cabinets, built in bath, full lot, paved street. Within walking distance to Horace Mann school. O.T.O. (Out of town owner) wants to sell this 3 bedroom modern ranch home. Carpeted living, room, built in cabinets, built in bath, huge family room; corner lot, carport. Only $13,000.00. STRANG!} HOW SOME HOUSES FAERLY SMILE! This one does and rightly so with its exciting entrance hall leading to sunken living room and dining room, 3 bedrooms, 2 ceramic tiled baths, huge family room with fireplace, kitchen witii beautiful built in cabinets, stoev, dishwasher, garbage disposal, w/w carpeting, throughout, big utility room, double garage, gas heat, central air; large corner lot. Brand new and ready to move in. North side location. IT'S TIME TO SEE this brick ranch home, consisting of 3 bedrooms, 2 ceramic tiled baths, huge carpeted living and dining room, stone fireplace, kitchen with many built ins including stove, dishwasher, etc. One of the .nicest family rooms all panelled with a cork tile floor, double garage, gas heat, air conditioned, beautiful landscaped yard, patio. Immediate possession. West side location. TO BE SPECIFIC IT'S TERRDJTC! This lovely 3 bedroom modern ranch home, north side location; new w/w carpeting, built In cabinets, built in bath, carport, newly decorated inside and out. Immediate possession. Only $15,000.00. 3 ACRES.. Located east of Mt. Vernon close to Summersville school. Modern 6 room home, basement, extra laree living room, 3 bedrooms, basement; double garage. 20 ACRES. Located north of Mt. Vernon on Jaycee Lake Road; 3 bedroom modern home, living room with fireplace, hardwood floors, built in bath, built m cabinets, basement, double garage, barn. | Priced to sell. WANTED: LISTINGS. WE HAVE BUYERS WAITING. T. BAILEY, Inc. FHA Loans and Gl Loans Available We will make you a CASH OFFER for your Home oi Farm "FREE PARKING FOR OUR CUSTOMERS" Tenth and Harrison—— Phone 5542-4380 SEE JAMISON FIRST Easy Care 3-Bedroom Scenic Location iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiiiiriiJiiiiiiriJiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiffriiiifiiiiiiiiiiiJiiiiifiiiiiiiJiiiiiiiiriiiiiiiiJiiifiiiiir FOR OTHER HOMES OF DISTINCTION Call 242-0372 •iiiitfiiiiiilf •••••iiiiiiiiiiiiiit ill iiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiif tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiif iiiiiiiaiiiiiiiniifif imtiii^ NEEDED - More Listings Of Homes In All Price Brackets. tiiiii iiiiiiitiiif iiiiiiriif iiiiiiiiiiiiiEiiiiiiiiiiiii iiif if iiiiiiiiiii IIIII iitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiriiiiif iniiiif t mil iiiui Jamison REAL ESTATE SALESMEN - Bob Shaw - Mike Davidson WE GET THE JOB DONE! LIST YOUR PROPERTY WITH US— lllliiiiiiillifc RETIREMENT AT ITS BEST—12 acres level land; small wooded area, extra nice 6 room home, new w/w carpets, new kitchen cabinets, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, nice bath, fine basement, new gas furnace, air conditioner, large barn, roomy garage, lots of outbuildings, beautiful rock garden —8 miles east on new highway 15. Only $18,500. BUSINESS LOCATION—150' on west Broadway. Ideal business location. Priced to sell. FAMILY HOME—Excellent 9 room 2-story home, brick: large living, room, fireplace, w/w carpets, formal dining room, built in kitchen, 2'/ 2 baths, 4 bedrooms, 2 dens, fine basement, gas heat, central air conditioner; garage, patio. No. 15 Rushton Drive. Only $26,900. ALMOST NEW 4-Ievel home. Charming built in kitchen, stove and oven, w/w carpets, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, gas heat, central air conditioner; 2-car garage—Western Gardens. CHOICE LOCATION—Excellent 6 room 2-story home; large carpeted living room, fireplace, formal dining room, nice kitchen, 3 bedrooms, l'/ 2 baths, full, basement with playroom, oil heat, screened porch, immediate possession—2007 Lake street. VERY LIVEABLE 6 room brick; w/w carpets, large living room, dining room, large kitchen, l</ 2 baths, knotty pine family room in basement, large enclosed porch, oil heat, storm windows; garage—Lincoln school district. No. 2 Lyons Court. Only $17,900. COZY 6 ROOM ranch. Tiled floors, nice kitchen and bath, 3 bedrooms, gas heat; carport—21 SE Crescent Drive—$11,900. TWO BUSINESS BUILDINGS. Downtown, northvyest coiner 10th and Jordan streets, priced to sell. BEAUTDJL 7 ROOM ranch, brick and - frame; nice w/w carpets, cozy built in kitchen, dining room, 3 bedrooms,' extra nice panelled family room, l'/ 2 baths, utility room, gas heat, central air conditioned, storm windows, patio, 2-car carport—608 Pear street. SPACIOUS 7 ROOM ranch; carpeted living room, large built. in kitchen, dining space, den, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, utility room, oil heat. 2811 Cherry street. Only $16,500. 4 ACRES wooded land. Ideal spot for new home—4 miles out on Richview Road. Only $4,250. NICE 6 ROOM ranch, stone and frame. Carpeted living room, dining space, built in kitchen, stove and oven, 3 bedrooms, tiled bath, carport with large storage area; corner location—Western Gardens. Only $16,500. EXTRA NICE 4 rooms; w/w carpets, built In kitchen and . bath, 8 bedrooms, full basement, gas heat; carport, beautiful corner lot— 2814 Mannen. Only $10,000. 5 ROOMS; bath, gas heat— $350 down, $30 per month—230 Casey Avenue. Only $2,850. MORTGAGE MONEY IS AVAILABLE SfcE US FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST SELECTIONS OF REAL ESTATE IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS A. HAROLD SEE LOGAN C. WILLIAMS & RICHARDSON Broker Salesman 315 S. 10th LELAND ELLIOTT, Salesman JOHN H. CROSS, Salesman 242-0251 242-0252 ill

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