Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 24, 1969 · Page 13
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 13

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Friday, January 24, 1969
Page 13
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1969 -Daily Magazine Page THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VBRNON, ILLINOIS B-B BIONDIE pup By CHIC YOUNO I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BUT; DAGWOOO, I aoOGHT THIS DRESS ON SALS AMD ACTUALLY SAVED YOU ^ FIFTEEN fc> BIOSSER I FORGOT SHE MAJORED IM LOGIC IN COLLEGE VI ABNER PAlSY*,V\MeM YOU PUT A CAM OF geAMS IM A FIRE, You'Re- SUP- POSEOTO OPEN THE CAW/ By Al CAMS /^i-T PROMISED '> TOMBVAH > LEAVE BRUTE (ftRAWLlNGBUM.':'' NEVAH? - WAL, EF VO' CARES MORE FO' THAT BRAWUN'BUM BRAWUN6BUM- OUR MARRIAGE BE IT// rr CAPTAIN EAS1 By TURNER TH/& UNSIGNED glRTHPAY GREETING |£ IM THE ROUNPi WEMIWINS WRiriNs I SAW ON THE CHRI^'F* MAS PACKASE5HB ©AVE THE K/C0CO5! HOW PID SHE KNOW THIS 15 MY FAVORITE CAKE? ANO WHy NO NAME? , PR08A8LV THE POLL WHO MV GUE$$ WROTE THAT FJ.ATTER/N6 VSX- 15 VOU'VEV TER TO THE EPITOR, SIGNEP SOT A 9HV "M.JUDICOM ADMIRER, MR. McKSEi THE WIUETS By WAIT WHETTERBIB ROBIN MAIONI B» BOB IUBBERS Tirnf SHORT RIBS By FRANK O'NEAL WHAT APE Soil SO NERVOUS ABOUT? J 1.24- 1 HAVE TO <5b QNIHg STA5E X SUPPOSE HE'S RIGHT. Ot, BUGS BUNNY VER LUCKY I HAP SOME VJ BOOTS LEFT OVER FROM PUCK HUNTIM' SEASON,' REPA? EEK & MEEK By HOWII fCHNIIPEf ( HERB COMBS, ) V KAOWiQUei J I SOCK IT TO MS, ) V EAE>V.' 'J • - ••• • ' .-. ..^ ' * ZOIC I SOME GOVS" OOGHTA STCK. TO *H6UO, Tttefus'/ AS YOU WERE... 70 YEARS AGO TODAY James H. Dodson died at his home east of Mt. Vernon yesterday afternoon after a protracted illness. There is probably more illness in Mt. Vernon at present from grippe, pneumonia, colds and kindred disorders, than at any previous time during the winter. - o- -o- -o- 55 YEARS AGO TODAY The bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Winn, both victims of a pistol in the hands of Mr. Winn, were brought here today from East St Louis and taken to Waltonville for burial. The case of John Sprouse charged with dynamiting the home of Frances Rightnowar, was called for trial in Circuit Court. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Hattie B. McKowen, wife of Oscar McKowen, of 412 north Seventh died last night after a week's illness ot influenza. Mrs. J. J. Baker and Mrs. C. J. Poole are teaching in the city schools during the absence ot teachers, who are ill with influenza. : 43 YEARS AGO TODAY The DeLuxe Candy Shop will have a formal opening tomorrow. Lnwrenee Grant, who has been the victim of an accident that broke his leg three months ago, was today again on duty at the Jefferson State Bank, after an absence of three months. -oo- -o «o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Deputy Sheriff Lamar Mills was this morning notiifed that I the Nason mine had bean rob- last night, but the extent of the loot and other details, could not be learned. -o- -o- -o- 33 YEARS AGO TODAY Wm. J. Stephenson, one of the best known men in Mt. Vernon, died this morning at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Lester Starr will return from Springfield this evening where he had been attending the Retailer's Ice Convention. -o- -o -o SO YEARS AGO TODAY Parking meters were installed on the public square yesterday but the collection has not yet started. Antioch Methodist church near here has contributed $1,000 to the Mt. Vernon Orphanage. -o- -o -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Leslie Wolfe, 37-year-old Wayne county farmer who lived three miles north of Barnard store, north of Wayne City, drowned in Skillet Fork River yesterday after breaking a hole in the ice which covered the stream. David P. McCormick, 63, of Salom was asphyxiated and William 0. Clarkson of 712 south 18th street, Mt. Vernon was overcome by gas while repairing n meter near the foundry at the Mt. Vernon Car Mfg. Co., about six o'clock last night. Pot. Frank H. Walker, County Judge, has arrived at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to begin his basic training, He has been assigned to the Eng. Transport and Railway Unit. -O- -O- -O- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. Ralph MoPhcr- son of RFD 3, Mt. Vornon, announce tlie marriage on January 21 of their daughter, Miss Jean McPherson, to Wayne A. Estes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alva E8tes of RFD 4, The Rev. Kyle Wyatt road the ceremony at West Salem Methodist church. Plans for placing a new all- weather, burled telephone cable between Mt. Vernon and Centralia were announced here today by Lawrence Collins, man- Hatlo's Theyll Do It Every Time • PRISCIILA'S POP ager of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company. The buried cable will provide an increased number of long distance cir- circulta between the two communities. Public opening of bids for construction of a new three- story vocational building at Mt, Vernon Township high sohool is scheduled for 8 o'clock tonight. »c~ -o- «©is YEARS AGO TODAY Howard Phillips, Wayne Highsmith, Robert Thompson, Charles Turrentlne, Luther Becherer, James Kelley, Leo Leuty and Bob Melcher, members of the Amvots, are conferring with Mrs. Alice Steva of Kansas City here to direct a three- act comedy "Flying High" sponsored by Turner Roehm Post No. 4 for the benefit of the Veterans Welfare Service Mr. and Mrs, James Alexander, Dalton Musgrave, Moss PiBg. Ray Word and Dr. J, R. Coohran, governor of the Mt. Vernon Moose Lodge, were in Jerseyville Sunday at attend a meeting of Dist. 101 Legion of the Moose. -o o —o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Orian Metcalf, grade sohool board president, and J. L. Buford, city schools superintendent, are flying to San Francis oo, Calif., today to attend a four- day meeting of the National School Board Association. The Rev. S. Otho Williams is resigning as pastor of Logan Street Baptist church to become superintendent of the Carmi Children's Home. Mr. and Mrs, Earl Jamison have returned from Chicago where they attended a convention and exhibit of the National Association of Home builders. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY O. A. Grant, 71, a Mt. Vernon merchant for more than half u century and owner of the D. H. Wise Clothing Company, died at 3:00 p.m. yesterday in Good Samaritan Hospital. Theives broke into two grade schools in northern Jefferson county last night and caused heavy damage to the school property. County officers said there was considerable damage at both schools — Rome Consolidated at Dix and the Grand Prairie school. Ray Tibba, Mt. Vernon jobber for the Shell Oil Company has been elected convention chairman of the Illinois Petroleum Market Association of Illinois. 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