Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 29, 1969 · Page 24
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1069 THE REGlStj5R -NBWS — ITT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 7— C - Daily Magazine Page - I AS YOU • t • FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS »» BLOSSER CEIZIAIMLV/ AFreK. „ MISS IS IT SAFE Y MEASUfllOa lTSTHlCKWE5S, ANY, l\ TO CSOSS THAT ICE ? / STUPEMT Of NATURE CMO DE- TeKMINJE'TRAT iruJlLL SUPPORT CAPTAIN EAST By TURNER i MeKEE-'£ HOME i WITH TUB FLU/ I EH? MAV TAKE' ' HIS AMNP OFF ; THE- ANONYMOUS- APMIRBR WHO'S i AR0U5EP HI& CUR/O&ITyi VEAH. HE £EARCHE£ TH' EYE* OP EACH PRETTY FACE HE PA$£E£ FOR A TELLTALE 916N OF TEN PER —^ PEVOTIOM II THE WIllETS ill 5HE'£ SUCH A CONTRAST TO TH' 3RAZEN. PREPATOKY FEMALES A WEALTHY* WIPOWER LIKE MeKBE 15 ALWAYS FJSHTIN' OFFJ 70 YEARS AGO TODAY Weather observer, J. F. Began received a telegram this afternoon stating that a cold wave would reach here by tomorrow morning. It was reported to be one of unusual severity. John Wilbanks accompanied by Walton Manncn of Waltonville will leave next week for San Antonio, Texas, for the benefit of their health. -o- -o- -o 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Henry Setzckorn and Roy Weingartner of the rural carrier service, have been promoted to a different branch of the postal service. The progress of the construction of the Mt. Vernon street car system is quite encouraging. -o- -o- -o- 50 YEARS AGO TODAY A special election has been called for Feb. 11 to vole on the question of establishing a commission form of city government. -o- -o- -o- 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Judge C. B. Thomas and W. S. Wilson of Pinckneyville have been appointed receivers of the Southern Gem Coal Co. by the Federal Judge English. 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Three marriage ceremonies were performed within the short space of 30 minutes at the city hall Saturday. Those married were Lawrence Knight and Edith McManus; Ota Little and Edith Becker of DuQuoin and Charles O. Riggs and Miss Ruby Parks. -o- -o- -o- 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Eleanor Richardson and Miss Beulah Allen were visitors in Centralia yesterday. Dr. and Mrs. Andy Hall spent yesterday in St. Louis at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Andy Hall, Jr. -o- -o- -o- 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Purcell Grocery Store of Fifth and Harrison was robbed last night of a quantity of meat and cigarettes. Joe Frank Allen was fined fifty cents today for failing to put his nickel in the parking meter. He volunteered to be 1 he first to be fined for the violation. -o- -o- -o- 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Bond sales at the rally in the high school auditorium last night totaled $70,000 it was announced today. Pfc. Johnnie Earls, who has ben overseas since September 1943 recently spent a furlough with his brother, Pvt. Verner Earls, somewhere in England, according to a loiter received by their father, J. W. Earls of Waltonville. -o- -o- -o- 'U\ YEARS AGO TODAY Heretofore redhot Rams (171) lost 23-24 to the heretofore so-so men of Arthur Trout (8-H) at Centralia last night. John Dale, 82, former Hamilton county flour mill operator and Mt. Vernon automobile dealer, died at 3 p.m. yesterday [at his home, 602 N. 12th street. Clifford Fields yesterday received patent rights on the cabinet he uses in the vapor method of scalp treatments. The patnet also covers the generating system. Jimmy Mclaughlin's IGA Market at 2409 Broadway was purchased yesterday afternoon by Earl Garrison who t<x>k charge this morning. -o- -o- -o- 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Work will start within the next few weeks on a new $140,000 building for the Mt. Vernon- Elks Lodge — to be located on the site of the present building , 11th and Harrison. The Mt. Vernon Garment Company will increase production "from 9,000 to 20,000 dresses per week, starting at once, Harry Wolter, plant manager, Ratio's They'll Do It Every Time © f OH, BOY! AM I TIRED! THIS IS THE LIFE- ALL MY FAVORITE PROGRAMS! HELLO, MARGARINE'•• WE WAITED FOR YOU AND GOMSLEY TO COME HERE FOR COCKTAILS, BUT ITS TIME TO LEAVE FOR THE COUNTRY CLUB NOW- SO WE'LL MEET YOU THERE--• ^ TONIGHT? _ IS IT TONIGHT? I THOUGHT-"UH"' ER—YES--- WELL MEET YOU AT THE CLUB---WE'RE HURRYING- By WAIT WHETTERBER I'M GLAD VOfJVE V" I MISS THE VT FOUND A RETIRE- GOOD OLD DAYS v MENT M0BBY. ^RADFORD WHENYOO WERB MY EMPLOYEE, T=0P? OLD TIME'S SAKE, VM. Gome TO COMMISSION! VOO TO DO A PAINTIN© FOR ME, BRADFORD- A Af •SOI CAN FIRE YOU ONCE AOAIW, BRADFORD \ SCA ^LTO ( THE PATE YDU tAhOE A MONTH AGO IS HERE ZEfORE VOL) ROD KELLER RED BAMK, M.J. announced today. This will require an additional 75 operators — with a total fo 250 workers when production reaches the peak. • Major James H. Dorris, son of Rev. and Mrs. T. H. Donis of this city, has gone to Germany. He has been, in the Air Force for the past 12 years and during the war, he "flew the hump" in the China - Burm,! India region. -o- -o- -o- U< YEARS AGO TODAY Mayor Virgil T. Bailey said today he will suggest condemnation proceedings to reopen Shawnee street through the old car shops. In Jefferson county nearly Sfi.000 was spent during 1958 on 15 old and four new cases of polio it is reported by Kenneth Vogel. county chairman of the annual March of Dimes. Maxine McClinton, Osa Lee Fields, Dee Dee Swofford, Jeny Rule, Betty Jones and Betty Bo- ler.jack are among the women bowlers participating in the 30th annual Illinois State Bowling Tournament at Waukegan. -o- -o- -o- 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Fire at 8:25 last night destroyed the home of Ralph .Ten- jkins, 225 South 18th street. The I loss was estimated to be more ithan $10,000. Circuit Judge Roy 0. Gulley ruled yesterday afternoon that a special Jefferson county grand jury which indicted 27 persons during a probe or alleged voting fraud was legally constituted. Mrs-. Betty Boswell returned Sunday from the Epsilon Province convention of Delta Theta Tau Sorority held at the Pick- Congress Hotel in Chicago. There were 80 members and guests attending the "Slum Supper" held by the King C'ly Barracks and Ladies Auxiliary at the American Legion Hall last night, a feature of the birthday party of the organization. SCHOOLS DRIVE CAREFULLY PRISCIILA'S POP By AL VERMEER SOBIN MALONI /-Z4 B* BOB MJBBERS WOULP..,\NOUU> . YOU PEPPATTHAT A6AIH,LAPY? AH, YOU'RE A LUCKY MANJ, MR. ARCHFALL.' ALLEY OOP ...BUT YOU SPEND ALL^ DAY IN THIS. CRVSR INVIGORATING- AIR// GOOD THING- HE'S) GOT A SENSE yS OF HUMOR/j'T) By V. t. HAMLIN SHORT RIBS By I 1 RANK O'NEAL DOWN TO THE POST OFFICE TO COLLECT MY FAN MAIL. 0 w» I, KM. teTM *»»*«•.««. Ntou WONT NEED THE BASKET! 21 0VJEAL BUGS BUNNY WELL, WADPAVA KNOW-, TH' BUM'S GOT DOUGH' ^] PLEASE, SIRE/ NO INSULTS' EEK & MEFK •y HOWIE SCHNEIDER MEEK' DEPRESSED TH£ TIME i 1-13 WINTHROP By DIC". CAVIAt H&5 0NEOF1UE NICEST PEOPLE: I KNOW. wad THAV3 WHY I TPV CO HARD TO AVO/ O H )M... iTMIGHT QeCONTAOlODO. OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPLI I OUT OUR WA1 By WILLIAM* BOV, AM I GLAV YOU GUVS Y AAAyBE WE CAME ALOKJS.' I'VE GOT ) CAM, FOR— NIME JfOB&UWEPUPANP \ LIKE-- \ i MY SWOW BLOWER. CONKEP | UH-- lO% * OUT OKJ THE REST JOB.' 7 OP THE MAYBE VDU CAW HELP MS. if TAKE... RWD THE TROUBLE.' A EH, MOOW? WOT A CHAhJCB! 20% WOLILP BE MORE LIKE IT.' AFTER. ALL, HE AIN'T GONNA MAKE ANY" MONEy. WITHOUT OUR HELP, IS HE T MAYBE EVEN, 30%, S f ^1 -^HSMT SQUEEZE PLAY"

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