Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 28, 1969 · Page 15
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 15

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 28, 1969
Page 15
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-TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1969 TH» RMf S$*ifc»N$#^ VfeftttON, ILLINOIS 7—B BLONDIE Mtngitiiifit* Pik§£ * AS YOU £v IT.' ' * 4ic '-is THOSE - £££U3WS HATS01=F IN THE ELEVATOR: U'L ABNER Brute Q joW 'SgJ 'Hiiy •has the. EST*?*-'**- 5 -n 'hotvo C ^/T-&MV,S'9KCOND • • t 70 TEAMS AqpJIfOfDAV. , 3 &r*M H. Mttohel^ Tom barker and C. K.,Jadd^returned home4a*t evenlngvfrom Carbon- dcjeiwhere they s*«nt to.attend the Masonic school oi ! Instruction. ^Ftora Overby was a defendant (nr Squire Crozier'* court yesterday <on a charge of keeping •eefcawdy house and was fined $20 and costs. 55 ' r .,* -O-V-O- .'-O* A.V %$#ARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Margaret Tripplett Howard died Monday evening in (Jacksonville and the body will be^ brought here for burial. rt< J5red< Dunning, a typewriter doctor of renown, is in the city again to stay. !Ts> -o -o- - -o- . W YEARS AGO TODAY Petitions were filed today with County Judge E. M. Peavler asking for a special election to vote on the question of establishing a commission form of government in Mt. Vernon. p-Mrs. Julia E. Rutherford has purchased the .J Watt Ward home ron, south 18th street and Mr. - Ward will move to his farm. 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Secretary of State D. L. Em- nvet-son has announced that he will be a candidate for reelection to. the office. Thirty two men were killed in an explosion'in a mine at Johnston City late Yesterday. -o- -o -o- 40 YEARS AGO TODAY • The first high; school debate for the year will be held the evening of March 5th, and will be a dual meeting with Cen- trana. ; ..Mrs. G. .K Johnson and Mrs. Warren Moore were hostesses at a dinner bridge at the Johnson home. -Or- -O" SB YEARS AGO TODAY* A delegation of 65 from the First Christian , church headed by the pastor, Dr. George P. Rutledge, attended the Small - Sturgis revival meeting at the First Christian church at Salem. Emma Lou Plggv Verneda Hargraves, Amy Warren and Vera Catherine Strum were visitors in Centralia last evening. 30 YEARS AGO TODAY • Mrs. Bertha Moore of Rome township • was bitten today by a rabid dog. Mrs. Beulah Rogers under­ went an operation at the Mt. Vernon Hospital today. " -o- -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr< and Mrs. Fred Barrow celebrated -.their 50th wedding anniversary January 23. Three pairs of rare nylon hosiery will be among the many valuable prizes to be auctioned off for war bonds at the fourth War loan rally at the high school auditorium, it was announced today by Walter Pilson, one of the auctioneers. •,•>. . ^y. .04 -o- • 20 YEARS AGO TODAY . Confined to their home with measles today were. the.Misses Janet Grissom, Roberta Reznick, Emily Ann Ward, June Richardson, Kay Smith and Karleen Meyer, .The Reverend John.B. Maulding, of McLeansboro will preach his 40th anniversary sermon at the Delafield Baptist church. The Reverend Maulding, as a boy preacher delivered his first sermon at the church in 1909. , Hundreds of southern Illinois- ans, dislocated by floods, looked hopefully today ; for dropping temperatures- to s.tem the near record January rains. Ten highways were reported by state- police as closed today due to high water. Dr. J. W. Well of Waltonville celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday and got an active start on his 71st year this Hatlo's They'll Do It Every Time ® [ THE,NEIGBBpRS,INVITE THE CHLLBERRYS 70 Aj;f*Rp/, MRS. 0. ISN'T TOO KEEN ON GOING. I WONDER WHY SHE INVITED US? BE CAREFUL—SHE MAY WANT' A" ?AVOR~OR'SOMETHING", i I WISH WE PIDN 'T HAVE TO GO?'* CAPTAIN EAST WHAT PR0&Rg55 m&m ^MOB T H&'TRlBP 1 '• IW IOE >(riFyiMe THB.BENBVOLeNr J TO TKAC&HEfc EPlt(JK.„6VBM ©RILtEP '.TUB , s BUT tSARNBP / iy TURNER ^ mt'w ^SSS^i^'o. ill »•». eiii THE WILLETS Iy ,W,Ai,T, WHETJ|RBER .SOME BUNS I ROBIN MAIOMI THE OMLY THIM0' URSEMT APOtlND HB^e IS WHIPPIM^ A LITTLE F16HT iflOt-tUBBERS BUT IF THEY'RE, NOT INVITED- LISTEN TO FALSETTA NOW •' • • \ Kini F««I»I — SroJkMt. Inc 1969. WotU n'lhu tottrot morning when he attended the birth ;Of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Leon Jones of Waltonville, the third generation of the family at which Dr. Wells was the doctor. -o— o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Creosote Forest Products, Inc. had a payroll of $135,547.65 during the year 1953. With Mrs. Mary Jaco as chairman of the production and Mrs. Lyle Endicott as chairman of the foods committee, a Variety Show is being planned in Woodlawn with proceeds going to the March of Dimes. -,• Pfc. Curtis D. Jones Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis D. Jones of RFD 3, Bluford, has returned to the,states following three years services with the Occupation Forces in Germany.' J ' M . -O- -O- -O- 10 YEARS AGO TODAY . C. W. Waite has been reelec- ed president of the Mt. Vernon State Fair 'Association,, Other officers reelected are .Roy Estes, vice president;^Lester F. Davis, secretary^r and .Max .Shurtz, treasurer, U 4: .• Guy Wood, Jr., is theynevir president of the Mt Vernon Rotary Club., The Mt. Vernon Warriors drop- eped an 81-76 decision to the SIU Junior Varsity at Vernois gym. Lee Courtney, district Scout chairman, will preside when the annual banquet of the Black Gold Boy Scout District is held Jan, 29. . , rO— O- ' -O- . A 8 YEARS AGO TODAY " Senator Paul W. Broyles of Mt. Vernon is. unopposed for re-election to the' state Senate from the 46th, district. The state highway department will receive Wds in Springfield February 18 for work on north- south superhighway work in v Jefferon county. 1 The City of Mt. Vernon plans to buy the old post office at Uth and Ma*n» but has no decison on what to do with it. Dr. Curtis A. Parker has been selected as "Jaycee of the Year."'The honor was announced at the annual Jaycee awards banquet. EMBATTLED EMPERORS The Battle of Austerlitz was known as the "Battle of'Thre^ Emperors." In that military en- gageJTient;- the French under Napoleon defeated the allied Austrian and Russian forces under Francis n and Alexander I. PRISCtllA'S POP By AL VERMEER ALLEY OOP By V. T. HAMLIN SHORT RIBS •y. f RANK O'NEAL BUGS BUNNY LET 7TS TELL YOU ALV^AYS EEK ,& MEEK <DW,SUREf DOClt HAFTA 6ENP HER BACk BEFORE HE TRIES ANOTHER PICK-UP ON US... $ \Htyr MIA, IM. T.M. lift, vs. r«.ott. ..UNLESS SUMPIN GOES HAYWlRB WITH TH' TIME- MACHINE! WINTHROP By OtC .T CAVIAR PLAYING BAT-A-BALL. /©RUN... / DOING GOME THING ELtoE... Like ycoR HOMEWORK. OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOOPLB | OUT OUR WAT yfHADPA YA MEAM ? M V(9U'RC UPTD «PMC.-. rTMING.TUBe/BUTfDR- &ETIT /3AK& HOOPLED0NT J-i.8 By WILLIAMS

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