Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 27, 1969 · Page 15
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MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1U69 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERIZON, ILLINOIS 7—B Daily Magazine Page- BLONDIE •y CHIC YOUNG I FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS \ —~*w 1 A PERSON! SHOULDN'T HAVE TO LOOK AT HIS FACE SO EARLY IN THE MORNING.' *> BLOSSER 5TUOJMTS,TME tARi.ysem .ERs_ n LEA^NSP ANYTHING Bv Al CAPPS AS YOU WERE... SOVO' ABANDONED MAH MAMMV, TO HANG 'ROUND WIF BRUTE DRAWLING- BUM//. T-TRV NOT TO HATE $ ME FO' IT, SON- 1 liWI b* N .-WH Hvmtmitr Co.Int. AH ENVIES vo'/r- P5STf-DOyO'TWNK HE COULD USE A STURCfi Ul CHAP WHO'P GLADLY MIND HIS MOSS— vn i iKyi, 1 CAPTAIN EAS1 70 YEARS AGO TODAY The indications are favorable that Mt. Vernon will not lose the Appellate Court at this session of the legislature. Bob Ingersoll says he is now convinced that there ought to be a hell, if there is none. The manager of the Carlinville Opera House, where Ingersoll lectured Tuesday, ran away with the box office receipts and Ingersoll had to walk out with an empty purse. -o- o- o 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Dr. C. M. Lyons, aged 69, a former resident of this city, died Sunday at his home in McLeansboro. A. J. Williamson was the first man in Mt. Vernon township to pay his taxes when Collector Floyd White was ready for business this morning. -o- -o- -o- 80 YEARS AGO TODAY The Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Wells will leave Mt. Vernon soon. A family named Wilson, living at the corner of Eighth and Herbert streets, is reported to be in need —of help, the entire family of eight being sick with influenza and not a single member physically able to care for others. ; 46 YEARS AGO TODAY After being out almost 24 hours a jury which tried Frank Ashby for the killing of Chalon Wilkey, returned a verdict of not guilty. — "Uncle Jim Piper, aged 104, the oldest man in the county, has been granted a blind pension. -O- -O- -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Announcement that Mt. Vernon will have a new $250,000 theatre equipped for taking pictures and to be the most beautiful and modern in southern Illinois, was made today by a committee of the Chamber of Commerce. •o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY The condition of Mrs. W. C. Arthurs, who is a patient at the Deaconness Hospital in St. Louis, is much improved. Drs. Andy Hall, J. C. Black, W. G. Parker and Claire Dixon, attended a medical meeting in Benton last evening. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY The city of Mt. Vernon began collecting nickles from the motorists who parked their cars David Berst was a visitor in carbondale last evening at the home of his sister, Mrs. A. K. Brandon. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Oscar B. Fly, 83, died Wednesday at the Missouri Baptist hospital in St. Louis following an illness of several months duration. He was a prominent businessman of Mt. Vernon, was for many years engaged as funeral director and furniture merchant. He also operated the Bethel Memorial cemetery south of Mt. Vernon . S-Sgt. Jim W. Smith who was called home on account of the death of his father, Arthur A. Smith, has returned to his base at Maxton Field, N.C. Word has been received by relatives here that Pfc. Charles Paul "Bud" Puckett who is with a Signal Construction Company in Australia, that he received his Christmas box in good condition. -o- -o- -o- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Two Mt. Vernon men, Walter Rhtxles and State Representative Clyde Leo, have been elected directors of the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs. Edward M. Osborn, Sr. 64- year-old father of 19 children, died at 5:20 p.m. yesterday, 20 minutes after swallowing a half ounce of carbolic acid at his ' > :- ir i N. Fifth street. Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time ® »m i u.unr*<vj IT'£ FROM \ NOW Til LEARN WHAT '0 BEHIND M. JUDICO, |HER RUSE TO INCITE MY CURIOSITY-. MR.McKEEL I ANP WHAT SHE'5 REALLY AFTERl TH'MSWE*. /isa fiML J 'vt IrfUifcS yh" axil.., $ ' NOWi PONT VOL) FEEL A Y WELL, X LITTLE ASHAMED* THAT'5 ) SHOULDN'T UNSELFISH L0V5.IP VOL) / JUDGE HER TILL WE'VE MjrTl ASK MEH THIS I WTEN0 70 DO SOON 1 fWFFEiWOMM J f )RK STORE mm® fiosso ROSSO THE WILLETS By WALT WHETTERBER M6S r BOT IF VOL) DONT WANT A FORCEFUL, DVKJAAAI6 PER60NAUTY, VVW DID YOU SEND FOR OOR FILN DEVI FREE FOLDER? J\ ROBIN MAIONI >f ROB LUBBERS i STAPIUM'» I FOOT&ALL&ASOM .. /MANAGE?/? ' HICKORY stone CAU6-TH& FIRST mzmeoF, MAJOR W&H EXPANSION SHORT RIBS 1 1 comspRm,in\s \g &m POWL WILL- LOOK 1 ' t*ff*U.lKE A PAi-L PARK ~~ -*^! \/ ANP YOD WU, LOOK LIKE A PALLCLUbO&MV NAN& /5MT , eoss- PHObiZ 1 CALL FOP. yA- HAN "<5 UPf THIS COUJBCWH OP I0ti\94\lie HA5 AM ATTeMTlOW 5PAN OFFW/P MIMUT^S AT 9&SF1SO-/' X-l NO iHTeZKOPTIOHS ' PRISCILLA'S POP NUTCHfcfLL, HOW ARE VOU AT SHORTHAND? DELI LUNCH King Fitturti Syndtail*. I M., 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Trial of a suit seeWrig to force the Bluford village board to pay for sidewalks constructed 20 years ago has been scheduled for February 25 in circuit court here. The date was set yesterday by Judge Caswell J. Crebg. Sidney S. Hlrons announced today that he is a candidate for County Superintendent of Schools, subject to the Republican primary April 13. Dr. and Mrs. J. J. Corlew are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Mary Sue, to Herbert Ellison Rominger, , son of Mrs. Wallace Preston | Ison of Marysville, Ky., and the I late John W. Rominger. D. E. Furnall, George Webb, Jack Garrison, Allison Easton and John Stables served on a panel and J. L, Buford served as moderator on the theme "Competitor Relations" as a meeting of the Rotnry Club. -o- -o- -o- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY A new industry to be known at Mt. Vernon Sportswear Co., will be opened here in the near future. It will manufacture women's sportswear in a building located on Fairfield Road formerly occupied by the Mid State Chemical Co. Mt. Vernon's parking meters, took in $3,072.16 this month. Off street parking lot collections were: $128.62 on the Harrison and 11th street lot on the Jordan Street lot. In Jan. 1958, the collections on parking meters totaled $3,492.70. The Illinois Bell Telephone Co is working with a limited force in Mt. Vernon while local construction crews are assisting in the emergency created by the ice storm in the Springfield area. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Joan Rackaway received first place rating in verse reading, in the annual Speech Festival held at Southern Illinois University. Thirty - four Mt. Vernon high school speech students participated in the contest . The chairman for the Mt. Vernon Y.M.C.A. recreational program has informed the Y.M.C.A. board that facilities and professional instruction for a women's adult recreational class are now available. An exhibit and display case has been installed at the ML Vernon Public Library in memory of Silas Echols, who was president of the library board for IS years. By Al VERMEER WE'RE (SHORT-HANDED / —I—«-: V ON THE r-r^- \ LOADING J 1 — 1 ALLEY OOP Bv V. T. HAMLIN « 1M» kj NEA, Inc. WHERE O \ Y'GOT ME! SHE WAS RIGHT NEFERTITI / THERE ANP THEN SHE GO? A KIMP/s PISSOLVEP INTO THIN AIR/ By FRANK O'NEAL BUGS BUNNY 7\ TH' CRYSTAL 8ALL PON'T LOOK TOO GOOD PER YA, TPAY, ELMER! YER 60NMA CATCH TH' FLU... YA'LL MAKE SOME BAP INVESTMENTS... LOSE A SUNPLE 0' POUGH... EEK & MEFK By HOWIE SCHNEIDER WHAT'S THE ^ MATTER. MEEK? 1 FEEL ROTTEU! THE WHOLE LUORLD IS AGAIWST ME! r VbUVS D0WE U/HAT WOBODV ase HAS BEEJU ASL£ TO DOJ mjwcwim THE LUORtD SOMETH/AJG TO UWITE ABCLTF.' V<x> CAU'T HIT ME J I'M A PROFGSS/OWAL MAKJJ T WINTHROP By DIU CAVIAP TWA<5B /ERTHUe FOR THOSE WHO Q4G£ 70 £>PEAK1UE TROTH. 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