Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on August 3, 1963 · Page 7
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, August 3, 1963
Page 7
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THE REGISTER-NEWS DAILY RLONDII PAGE Bv CHIC VOUNO VDU WERE ™ GMART^YOU'RB GOING TO ABNIR By Al CAPP AT me emeus- WHY AFXEKf T THEY APPLAUDING MY DARING WIRE-WALKING ACT? G ^PJ .'-THISWIREIS^ h, AS WIDK ASA N «v FRED HARMON cr AFTER RBAPINS TiTU'$NAW»ATlVs HB 15 TOLD «« THEIR PKUITLE55 TRIP TO THE TREASURf 5ire Theyll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo GpOS .GRAlN WONT STAND FORANy- BODY KIBITZING? IN ON ANY OF MIS FAVORITE PASTIMES •»»• BUT ME GETS MIS BIG KICKS THROWING UNWARY GOLFERS OFF STRIDE AMD INTO SHOCK- * As You Were 65 YEARS AGO TODAY W. T. Sumner received a telegram this afternoon from Captain Kirby at Springfield stating that the Ninth Regiment would leave Camp Tanner for Jacksonville, Fla., tomorrow morning. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Mahaffy returned last night from Iron River, Wis., where they have been with Dr. A. C. Johnson's camping party for the past two weeks. * * * 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Robert P. Queen has purchase the Walt ShisBler property on West Broadway and will make some extensive Improvements on the house. Dr. Hugh Pcavler will come back to Mt. Vernon from Ina and resume the practice of medicine here. * * » 45 YEARS AGO TODAY The heat record for the season was made Sunday, the local government thermometer registering 103 degrees. Wes Walker has been appointed city marshal and M. D. Cole- MISCIILA'S POP By AL VIRMEER YOU'LL WANT SUNBURN -SALVE NOW ^AND MOSQUITO LET MELREPELLENT., SEE, U »MUM r Wfi THINK THE BODY WA* TITU'5- BY CAPTAIH 4| ZOMO, WHO HAP FOU.0WEP. U HIM! & THAT P05*IBLE,*UH! §BV IT WAS WELL PRESERVED YE5'. HERE ARE PICTURES OF A WEU. PRESERVED IMCA CHILD, FROZEN FOR. A CENTURIES...IK) 'LIFE" FOR <J APRIL 5,19541 I AGREE THAT MU$T 8E THE 20IU0 WH05B RECENTLY FOUNP LETTER INVOLVED TREASURE! BEN CA1F • Sy NEAL ADAMS FRECKLES AND HIS FRIEND! >(t)U WANT ME TO STOP N )NOPE PLATIM' AAY TfclMPET, POPf / / Burrr USUALLY MAKES , touso MAD/ YSEE'/I'VE BEEN LOOWM6 oar, THE WNOOW/ KNEW 'IM MILLION YEARS AGO«. VIAIU WHOk LEAVING M£. BOOMS2? THAT DEPENDS ON THeeize Or DONATION. THANK SOU MEeKLE. SOUR 1« m» W NIA. be. JM. 1m. UJ. tm. ox. DDE GLANCES OAIBRAITH , C'MOM.YOU , f POOR ) O'NEAL *nn v, MU! i~- TW. i^m. NI. OH. 8-3 Bl "S BUNN" OUR ANCESTORS lsyquincy AM. «n- Pi. M- OH.C wo »r »t». Ht. th-3 "No, the old homo town ain't what It used to be. If it keeps improving we'll soon have a traffic problem!" CARNIVAl By DICK TURNER 04 "Beat fookia I've seen-In years! Another season and the kid'U be shavJcg on TVl" man has been appointed patrol* man. * * * 40 YEARS AGO TODAY D. P. Heck, the oldest real* dent of Mt. Vernon, Is observing hit 87th birthday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. O. E. Braddy. Mrs. Garafella Puffer, wife of Samuel T. Puffer, died at the family home last night. • * * 95 YEARS AGO TODAY Mr. and Mrs. Earl C. Smith entertained the members of their Rook Club at their home last evening. * * » SO YEARS AGO TODAY The police force and Chief oi Police Wilson Lively are all dressed up in their new blue uniforms with brass buttons. * • * 26 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Walter Chase, Mrs. Milton Forsythe and Mrs. George Howard, Jr., were visitors In St. Louis yesterday. Mrs. Harry Connoway of Dlx. Mrs. Anna Rogers Parr, Mrs. Eunice Louth and Mrs. Stella Barton of Mt. Vernon, who were attending the Nora Dunlap School for Home Makers, returned yesterday. • • * 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Draft Board No. 1 had today received one of Its heaviest calls for Mt. Vernon selectees since the outbreak of the war. The total was 56. A flight which Lt. Max Q Firebnugh made over Mt, Vernon in a B-26 bomber to celebrate having received wings as a pilot, was the subject of • recent poem by Edgar Guest entitled "Dusting His Home Town." The author sent a copy of the poem in a personal letter to the aviator's mother, Mrs. Crelghton Firebaugh. Lt. Firebaugh is now In England with the U. S. Air Force after a cross-Atlantic flight. • • • 15 YEARS AGO TODAY U. S. Marines veterans from every section of Illinois will convene in Mt, Vernon Friday for the three-day annual convention of the Marine Corps League of Illinois. Edward J. Barrett, secretary of state, will be the chief speaker. Miss Luclnda Firebaugh, who is to become the bride of James Cummins of Dix, Sunday, August 8, was the guest of honor at a miscellaneous shower and dessert bridge given last evening by Miss Patricia Webb and Mrs, William R. Baugh at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs, Roger G. Webb. 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Dale Carpenter, president of the Chamber of Commerce, has suggested measure be taken to enable the audience to hear all proceedings at council meetings. Today, Mayor O. R. Buford announced that loudspeakers will be set up to make the suggestion possible. Edwin Arnold, president of tiie Toastmasters Club conducted the final lesson in "Chairmanship" last evening. He was assisted by Leonard Keck, Joe DuLL Harry Wolter and Jack McDonald. Wendell Taylor, Lee Gatewood and J. Asher Melton were welcomed as new mem* bers. Little League District winners are Jimmy Schili, Oliver Mardin, Mike Atkinson, Freddie Whobrey, Lynn Snyder, Arthur (Buckets) Ridley, Bernard Tobin, John Squibb, Mike Spltler, Jimmy Manion, Eugene Lewis, Coleman Carrodlne, Buddy Peek, Jimmy Anderson ana Chuck Harrison. They won the tournament at Centralis by beating Teutopolis 3-0. 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Alice Kessinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Kessinger, graduated Aug. 3 from the DePaul Hospital School of Nursing In St Louis. Miss Mary Setzekorn, Miss Dora Brydon, Miss Alma Newby, Mrs. Clyde Schuster, Mrs. Stanton Bean, and Mrs. Fred Purcell have returned from attending the Baptist Women's Egyptian State House Party at Lake Benton. Louise Starr, Vera Stroup. Doris Rogers. Betty Carter, and Geneva Johnson are serving sis Gray Lady shoppers this week. A Rice victory against Baylor this fall would tie their football eries at 21 victories each. Two games were ties. In 33 meetings Chattanooga holds only one football victory over Tennessee, Two games were ties. OUR BOARDING HOUSf WITH MAJOR HOORll That tough Horatlus Is at the bridge again—he never lets you oroaa without paving!" GO AHEAD -~YOJ ALLUS SAY, 3AKE.DONT YOU WANT TO^ W * S 50 VOU SE& WHAT'6 IN THE. BOX ? x v V£ OUT OUR WAY Br WlUIAMf DECIDED TO OPEN IT RIGHT MOW/ AND IF IT*. SOMETHING VALUABLE,tSOST f?£/v\EMBER s.~HEK-HEH-~~ YOU SIGNED A LESAL COrATRACT/ o COOLDN N T G.VEK WAVT TILL CHRISTMAS TO SEE WHAT Y<9D <50T/ BLTT WHILE Y^U'^ET RE/WEMBERttf, -5EST VOtXT FORGET X *SAlD IT WAS PROB X LY 3UNK/ IT WA'S NOT M1NS&, TO (SiSJE AAE AiONEYV .Y" SOUNDS LIKE THE JAKE*.

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