Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 10, 1952 · Page 13
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r FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOI5 13 The Register News Daily Magazine Page BLONDIE BY CHICK YOUNG jWEVE GOT 50ME WONDERFUL LEFTOVERS FROM OuP LUNCH-ROAST BEEF--COTTAGE CHEESE' SAL MOM SALAD I'M SORRY DEAR. BUT IT TURNED OUT SO GOOD I ATE IT T* MYSELF LI'L ABNER BY AL CAPP RED RYDER BY FRED HARMAN )S (JET THE HORSES ' AND MEET ME OUTSIDE OF RIMtfOCK, liTTLE BEAVER." <3ET OUT OF HERETO GOOD FOR. rlOTHlN<5 CORTS-' JOSH BUGS BUNNY I'VE SOT &USS' LUNCH ALL RE*t?Y, PORKY/ CAPTAIN EASY BY TURNER FEW DAVS I'VE BEEN THIMK1U' i EA5V...MOST OF TH' GUV£ I U5TA RUN WITH HAVE BEEN 5ENT UP AT LEAST ONCE. IT£ JUST A 0UESTI0W r OF TIME TILL THEY 'RE IN 5TIR NGAIN 1 V ^JTHERE^ NO PERCENTAGE IN THATl^yj MEAN THEY'RE: CKERS...ICAU JOWL THEY DUWNO IT'5 llK.6 TO FEEL. I'fZE REALLY GETW WE PLACE ..AND TO gOW TH' COPS ARE NOT AFTER YOU'. BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES BY MARTIN GOSH .<60CKS C THAX'S OKSt SOOO ^OOOE> ARt CONiCWNtttl OV COli^St ,VOL> A.V5© "XWt VOOO , SOX DOW MtfO V • XAVW WtT *• V\ttoCL<b KfcWOU'b /\*' WAN VOLS PRISCILLA'S POP BY AL VERMEER DELIVERING MAIL IS A TOUGH JOB.' MY PEST ARB', K'LL l \i'Gr /VIE.' FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS Mi- Skc- POP. WM4TS NEW ON THE SK- HOMl PROMT THAT IDIOTIC PATTER AGAIN- HOW LONG IS THIS FAD GOING TO TORMENT Me ? BY BLOSSER WELL, NOW FOR sowe SCRUBBING UP ON TOMORROW'S MATH ASSIGNM6NT- I CANT BELIEVE MY CARS.' - - YOU'RE TALKING- PL MN , ENGLISH ONCE MORE / SURE,DAD-' YOU ONLY TALK SKIMONO JIVE WHEN Youfte , WEARING A SKIMONO/ WHENEVER ITS OFF, YOU TALK. THE LANGUAGE O P THE LOCAL NATIVES / CHRIS WELKIN, Planeteer BY RUSS WINTERBOTHAM A^MVAlZA SEAT-* HERSELF, HER FALL ON TWO IMPORTANT CONTROLS. COVERTLY 5HE MAN I PULATE<7 ONE., P ^TOV3 FORCE THE £PACE -SHIPS- FUEL. INTO SPACE, WHERE THE LIQUID FOKAV=> INTOHLtfE, 6L&TENIN6 OLOBULEe. Illlltllllllllf illlItlIllllllltlltlMllllllllUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIflllllllfttlMIIIII1IIIIIIIIIIIItll»lt«ll(l1llllllllllllltlllllltlllllllllllll AS YOU WERE Glances Through the File* ot The Register mnd The New* itiiiiiiiiittiiHiiMiiiiiiitiiiuuiititiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiitiiitiiiittiiiiiiitiiiiiiimiiniitiiiriiiiifiMiiif iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiif mt 16 YEARS AGO TODAY Ogtlcn L. Mills, former secretary 55 YEARS AGO TODAY Charlie Harris died at I he home or Harvc Pigg in east Ml. Vernon of heart disease after a brief illness. The Jefferson County Farmer's Institute opens at the Fail- Grounds tomorrow for a throe day session. AGO TODAY A. M. Hunt of this last night in LaPorle, 10 YEARS Mrs. <;. c-itv died lnd. Mrs. Hulda Ann Bell. aged 72 years, died last night at the home of her daughter. Mrs. A. C. Eyre of lllti Welkins street. 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Ml. Vernon people have further cause to realize the high eost of lviing. Milk is selling at 40 cents a gallon and a dealer slated this morning that some are charging 50 cents. Two Ml. Vernon young people. Raymond Pollock and Gilbott Rich joined the Fourth Illinois Infantry at Anna yesterday as it entrained lor Camp Logan near Houston, Texas. 80 YEARS AGO TODAY Calvin .VI. Brown of Inn, last survivor of the Mexican War in this county is dead. Prof. Roy Hudelson of Benton delivered a lecture on the subject "The Twentieth Century View of Life" at Modern Woodmen Hall last night belore an audience of six persons, all of whom had complimentary tickets. 25 YEARS AGO TODAY At the meeting of the grand lodge of Illinois, A. F. & A. M. Secretary of Stale L. L. Emmerson was elected to the position of grand master. Five cars of gjpsies arrived in this city shortly before noon today and the members of the Romany Kingdom began a systematic canvass of homes in west Mt. Vernon seeking to make money by telling fortunes '/Ties were soon escorted lo the city limits by the city officials. •10 YEARS AGO TODAY Postmaster It. M. Farthing today received news of Hie death of James M Hepburn. foremiTy of this city in Okmulgee, Okla. Mrs. Harry Tbreikeld was hostess In the members of the Monday Slud.y club al lire home on North Fourteenth street yesterday afternoon OUR BOARDING HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPLE H|[ ESA.D.goys/jAk'e EM LISTED IM MY CAMPAIGN FORCES, AMD SlNiCE fue^ HE MASM'T CHECKED IN / I'M VJ0RRIEO HAk-KAFF/ i He MAY Be- . OVERWORKING.' MAME- SOU RDM OUT OUR WAY BY WILLIAMS of the treasurer during the Hoover administration died suddenly today of a heart attack. Police Chief Verner Pigg and Fire Chief Dana Pickett made arrangements today with the local chapter of Red Cross to have all policemen and firemen lake the Red Cross course in First Aid. 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Open house will be observed Sunday afternoon from 2 until !i p. m. at Camp Mt. Vernon, where Military Police are being trained for the U. S. Army. Gus Olin, 7,3, suffered severe burns to his face and body yesterday afternoon while fighting a field fire near his home on the Benton Road, just south of Ml. Vernon. 5 YEARS AGO TODAY The bodies of Pfr. Glen Trout, who fell in battle on Tarawa and Pfc. Connard Ingram, who died in an accident on New Caledonia, arrived in San Francisco today and will be broughto her for burial. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Giigg have gone to California lor a months' vacation and visit with relatives.. Ml. Vernon will be host tomorrow and Sunday lo Jaycees from 47 Illinois cities at a stale-wide meeting of the Junior Chamber ol Commerce at. Hotel Emmerson. SIDE GLANCES BY GALBRAITH "All that's keeping them together is paying for that car- I got it on good authority at the beauty shopJ" By Irene Etnhari to Mark, who "It didn't look XII J7MMY turned ; shook his head. ,that way to me," he told Laurie. "He's mad about you." i "But you don't understand," (Laurie told her stepfather. "Steve ;sent me back to New York—after j I'd practically asked htm to marry me. He made it quite plain that 'he didn't want me." ' "I understand belter than you ithink," Mark said. "Before your jmother came in and gave him that big song and dance, your Steve Jand I had a long talk. He admitted jhe's in love with you. He told me Jjust about what had happened and (told me he had been wrong. He ijust had to sec you again. It .wasn't that confounded book that I brought him to New York. He ,could have sent it by express, or 'mailed it, and saved plane fare. He came to see you." "But he's gone back to Indiana—" "Sure he's gone. Your mother 'introduced Fletcher as your fiance, i and you stood there like a schoolgirl not saying a word to deny it. Why wouldn't he leave? Do you know why you stood there silent and unprotesting? Do you?" Laurie shook her head. "It was because you were still afraid, subconsciously, that maybe your mother was right, maybe Steve was right. You've always had that lear inside ot you somewhere, that you'd make a terrible mistake when you married. Even Steve sensed it." "Oh, Mark, I love Steve." "The fear is all gone now, (isn't it?" "Yes, Mark," she whispered "I have no intentions ot being a John AJden in this thing," Mark said, laughing. "Get your coat, and go out to the airport and see if you i can't find Steve around some place waiting for a plane Let him speak tor himself." her arms about her stepfather's neck suddenly and gave him a kiss. "I'll phone the airport and see if I can get a reservation for you and your mother will pack a bag and we'll meet you there." Laurie ran into the hall to get her coat She heard Mark saying, Kmrny. for heaven's sake, don't start crying. Don't you sec that it hasn't ever mattered? I've loved you just the same, and I always will!" S H E found Steve leaning on the "Ofc Mack- watching the planes. He had his hat tilted back and a moody look on hir face as he puffed gently at his pipe. She stood there for an instant before he was aware of her. When he turned his face had a closed look, as though he weren't sure whether he should be glad to see her or not. Laurie?" His voice lifted at the end of her name, "What in the world are you doing here?" "I came to see you off, darling. You see," she tipped her head and smiled at bim, "I didn't have a chance to talk to you at all. You rushed off in such a terrible hurry after Fletcher and I came." He looked away from her for a moment. After a while he said, "There wasn't a great deal to say, was there?" He knocked out his pipe against the fence and put it in his pocket "Though I suppose I should have at least stayed long enough to wish you happiness or something. Your Fletcher is a—a—" "He's not MY Fletcher, darling. Mother said that because it suited her purposes to say it. I broke my engagement to Fletcher as soon as he came home from Europe. We're just friends. We won't ever be anything more than that" Steve's eyes roved hungrily over i ... her face, and she felt her pulses was going to last a lifetime. warm sweet weakness go through . her. "I'm going to marry you, Steve," ' she said softly, "that is, if you'll . ask me. I get tired of always being the one to do the proposing, you know." His face twisted a little. "1 " wouldn't want you to make a mis- n take, Laurie." "I wouldn't want to make one. That's why I'm here." She stood . there waiting patiently, making no move toward him. "I love you, . Steve." "Laurie!" Her name seemed to be wrenched out of him, and then his arms were around her and his mouth was on hers rough with all . the hunger and longing of the past few months. His hands were on her face then, moving to her temples and back to her throat again. She was breathless when he let her go. "Will you marry me, Laurie?" His voice was husky. "Can you forget my stupidity, and the things I said to you. How I've regretted all the hateful things I always seemed to be saying to you? Will you forgive me?" "Yes," Laurie whispered, "oh yes!" • • • LTE put his hands on her shoulders. "I kept thinking to myself, If I sold the book and it turned out to be a best seller, then I could ask you to marry me, then I could give you all the things—" Things!" Laurie scoffed "There's only one thing I want from you, Steve, and that's your love." There was a great gust of wind from the propeller of a big plane wheeling on the runway near the fence. It whipped at them as they clung together. Mark's voice came to them from a long way off. "You two realiz* that your plane is getting ready to take off? You'll have to hurry if you want to catch it" They turned to look at him with gay incomprehensive faces, and . then went into each other's arms ag^in. They didn't seem to havtf heard at all for they were caught. in a dream, a summer dream that Sbe put I snddeBly begia *• pound THE END

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