Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on November 16, 1966 · Page 21
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 21

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Wednesday, November 16, 1966
Page 21
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THE REGISTER-NEWS DAILY MAGAZINE PAGE •» CMIC VOUNO 1MI BOIN lOni (ma NU,be.TJl.t<|.U .htek CAPTAIN fL'St •f TURNER Ratio's They'll Do It Every Time® WM THEN POLITICO WINOBERRY BACKED HIS PAL M«SAVVY FOR CONGRESS HE STRESSED EXPERIENCE'" IN THESE PERILOUS TIMES * KNOW-HOW" IS ALlM IMPORTANT. THERE )S NO SMNSAYINQ EXPERIEWCE IN GCVERNAAENT. AMP NO >| ONE IS BETTER EQUIPPED N THAN THAT 6LORIOUS PUBLIC SER/ANT QUIXOTE R MSSAWT TIME PASSES ANP SAwr JOINS HIS ANCESTORS. WHO IS WINDBERRY, BACKING FOR TUB UMEXRREO TERM?! I URSE THE GOVERNOR TD APPOINT ONE WITH A FRESH OUT- LOOWt, UNENCUMBERED BV SHACXLES OF MORIBUND METHODS, WHO \MLL BRING TO CONGRESS A NEOPHVTE'S NONCONFORMITY'" NAAAELY THE WIDOW OF OUR LME STATESAAAN". AKieORA Mfi SAVVY. •v OAURAITN "What would you recommend to go with a poor excuse?" • As You Were • Glance Through the Files of The Register and The Newt 70 YEARS AGO TODAY I The big whale will soon be here. This monster of the deep is exhibited in a specially constructed car 70 feet in length. J. H. Clayboum went to Evansville this morning on a week or ten days business trip for the Mt. Vernon Car Manufacturing Company. 55 YEASS AGO TODAY On Thursday evening an Interesting affair was held at the public library when H. Martin Williams presented ten volumes of the works and life of Henry George to the libraiy board. GO YEARS AGO TODAY The City Council at its meeting last night refused" the application for a license to conduct a bowling alley in this city. Master Max J. Kruell, age 12, of Springfield, HI.,'will give a piano recital at the auditorium of the high school this evening. 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Day Patrolman Hal Smith and Night Patrolmen Lon Gibson, Charles Brown and Arthur Long are hunting quail today. City Marshall William C. Reece is holding down the lid in their absences. ing of new eaw, underframe«, and parts amounting to $600,000. 2S YEARS AGO TODAY Casper Z. (Cap) Meffert, 71, of the Fairfield Road coUosped while loading hay on his farm north of Keenes, Saturday and died suddenly, apparently of a heart attack. Little Jack Little, the radio pianist, will appear In Mt Ver. non at the Granada Theatre Wed* nesday afternoon and night. Manager Homer Marvel announe* ed today. The term "Mach number," referring to the ratio between the velocity of a flying vehicle in the atmosphere and the speed of sound, was named for Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist and philosopher of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His criticisms of contemporary scientific views helped to pave the way for Albert Eitistein's theory of relativity a geaeration later. ® Ineyelopaedia Britonnica 40 YEARS AGO TODAY George F. M. Ward fop nearly 50 years a leading business man of Mt. Vernon died at U:30 last | night in his home on Maple St. at the age of 72 years. The car stolen from George B. Williams in this city a few days ago was recovered this morning and Johnnie Gardner, said to be a "haiiger-on" of the Birgsr gang, was arrested and brought here charged with the theft. 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Officials ot the southern lUinoU penitentiary at Chester are seeking trace of two convicts who broke out a bar of,a cell window and escaped. The pair, Bert Broyles, serving life from East St. Louis, and Edward Jolly, serving a 16-year term from this county for his part in the kUliqg of Harold Baker. 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Watson are the parents of a daugliter bom this morning. The Register-News is reliably informed that the Car Company has new work on hand consist- PRISCIIU'S By Al VERMEM IH0R1 RIU •r nAHK. O'NMI woHG WITH vou m mm ON A UTrLEV/a6HTW0.S'YWI2£. mt • Mtci IV NOMrIF SCHNItOR lOVE fS IW THe AIR, MOfJloue ! CAM W FEEL IT? tUKY DO I TOFOURE MVsetF LIKE 1WIS7 AUEV OOP Vi T. HAMUN WINTHROf •y Dick Cavani OUR BOAWINO HOUSB Win- MAiOR NIOPII QUI OUR WAY 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Mary Ellen Kuykendall is spending the weekend in ChU cago visiting Miss Annette Thompson, who was Miss Kuykendall's roommate at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloom* ington. Mr. and Mrs. Krekd Kaich and children. Melvin and Rita, of Decatur, are visiting his par^ ents, Mr. and Mrs. 1-Yed Kareh and her mother, Mrs. Pearl Da^ vis in this city. 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Gold and silver service p!nB) will be awarded to 1,017 eni.: ployes of the Mt. Vernon Car manufacturing division of the- Pressed Steel Car Company <». Thursday, November ^9. The; awards will be presented by John I. Snyder, Jr., Pressed Steel president Sgt. First Qass Harold Faulk', ner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Faulkner of this city was aboard an American troopship wliidi' rammed an Argentine vessel in the North Sea last week. He' escaped serious injury. The ae« cident occurred off tte seaport town of Bremerhaven, Gemtiiiur. Albert Parker, cbaimuui of the Christmas program conunit'. tee of the King City Retailets announced this morning that MI jSaturday, Novemb^ 24. the KCR merchants will unveil thetr "Song Contest Windows." Cash prices will be awarded. Tht Illinois Belle Tslephene Company has be^n authorised to extend service im Dodds, PeiK Idleton, Spring Garden and Moores Prairie. j Coach Everett ThompsooTi Casey Junior High basketball squad opens the 1951-52 eage campaigns here tonight against Du Quoin. Starting quintet wlU be Forwards Donme^ Smith and Jim Irwin; center Oscar Grooms; guards HaTold Winder and Jarrel Graham. 10 YEARS AGO TODAY The First Nattenal Bank 6f Woodlawn will celebrate its 50th anniversajy on Nov. 20. A. P. Welbom. president, is the- son of the late George B. Wet> bom, the first president of the bank. The cashier Is B. A. "Ernie" Driggers. It's official now~the people, who used to live on Johnson street now reside on Southbrook Drive. Other Street names hava been changed as follows: Fortalr from 7th to ToUe Road Is ttatf Dewey avenue; Castleton trtm First to Gee, changed to Kait Castleton; North 17th, fMU Oakland to Stanley is now KM* sington; and the north-seuih' street ftom Broadway to (he city park between 25lh and JM^ is now 27th street A contract for eonstruetkii of a new bridge over the SoutiK em RaihXMtd on state routo S7< four and one-half miles north pt Mt Vernon—to eliminate Ow present "death curve" undet^ pass — has been awarded. Tha contract price is $119,582. FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY : Clarence Coats of WoodlaWB, justice of the peace in district one, has resigned. The only Jus* tice of the peace left in Jeffer-. son county is Melvhi Klrkpat> rick of Bluford. JP (or the di#> trict three. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Cochran ef 1 304 Opdyke will be married sixty years on Nov. 20. Less than two weeks after a destructive fire, the empkiyes at Hans Industries are working at top speed on final aMcmbly of automotive heaters. «ca le. Al AeeeWER. ETC, MJmtLm^

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