Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 5, 1963 · Page 21
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 21

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, December 5, 1963
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THE REGISTER-NEWS DAILY MAGAZINE PAGE •lONDU By CHIC YOUNO — - — They'll Do It Every Time fcp^^Mrf I* flL ^tn4 O0ve By Jimmy Hatlo Xl =Oo ^Aun WEVER FORGET HOW IMPORTANT $E TRI&OMETRIC FLWCTiOMS ARE;- 'WEH^TBI MINUTES!LEFT" TOUCH ON LOGARITHMS--FOR EXAMPLE-* * WFlRST.LEfseETBA^TO 1 THIS TRICK/ PROBLEM*^ * As You Were * Glances Through the Files of The Register and The News 63 YEARS AGO TODAY The concert given nt the Opera House Inst night by the Boston ladies military band was in every way a very creditable affair. Sgt. Mike Quinlin of Company K, Ninth Regiment, arrived yesterday from Savannah, Ga., having received his discharge from military service. 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Earl G. Carroll and Miss Eva Adams, young couple of this city were married on Thanksgiving Day, it has been learned. HIghlnnd Park has been selected for the name of the new city park. 46 YEARS AGO TODAY Theatrical amusement houses will resume operations in Mt. Vernon Monday after a cessation of eight weeks due to influenza. Orley T. Ham, one of Opdyke's most successful business men, died this morning of pneumonia following influenza. in checks and currency belonging to John P. Lisenby was accidentally thrown Into a stove and humeri this morning. The County Board of Supervisors has refused to guarantee money for the purchase of the right ot way of the A. P. highway through the bottom east of Mt. Vernon where a change ot route is proposed by the state highway department. 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Osceola Thornberry was a visitor In St. Louis yesterday. 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Word hns been received from the 4-11 National Club Congress that Miss Marie White and Lillian Hoit, who represented Illinois in the National Clothing Judging Contest, placed eighth and tenth, respectively. A. J. Levick transacted business in St. Louis yesterday. Sheriff VVm. H. Groves and Deputy Sheriff Harry Drennan and Police Officers Pigg. MiUer and Kennedy, after a notification of a hold-up last night south of Wayne City, stationed themeslves on route 15 to see if the bandits came in this direction, but nobody answering the description came to Mt. Vernon. 25 YEARS AGO TODAY The possibility of a legal fight between the city of Mt. Vernon and Jefferson county over placing parking meters around the publio square loomed today. Leslie Loarts, known to hit many frlelds as "Leslie the junk man," died at 10:30 o 'clock this morning. 20 YEARS AGO TODAY President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill and Premier Joseph Stalin have agreed completely on "the scope and timing of operations" to smash the German army from three sides, an announcement signed by the three statesmen In an epic four-day meeting In Teheran. Iran, and released here today disclosed. The twin daughters born to Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson at their home, 919 Westcott street on Nov. 26, have been named Phyllis Arleen and Mavis Irene. U$ YEARS AGO TODAY Kenneth Presnell of Mt Vernon is the new manager of the Grand The.iter at Centralis. Clarence McCauley, of Mt. Vernon Township, was re-elected president of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau at the 27th annual meeting here Saturday, which was attended here Saturday, which was attended by a record crowd of 1,400 persons. Garrison's Market, a short distance south of Mt. Vernon on state route 37. was destroyed by fire during the noon hour Sunday. Loss to the buildings and contents was estimated at 535,000. States Attorney Martin J. Dolnn, Circuit Clerk Harley V. Warren and Coroner Ben Roeder, reelected in November, officially embarked on new four-year terms of office today. 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Elmo W. Scott. 31, of ML Vernon, a U.S. Navy pilot, was Wiled in a plane crash Thursday on Southern Luzon, in the Philippines, according to a telegram received from Washington, D. C, by his mother, Mrs. Nora L. Bruce of RFD 7. His wife. Anlce, and their two children. Carol, 5, and Mary Ann, 6, have been residing with him in Manila. Archie L. Sanders, Wayne CJty high school principal, died suddenly at 6 p.m. yesterday at the age of 48. He suffered a cerebral hemorrhage late yesterday afternoon and was rushed to Fairfield Hospital. A picture of the 1909 Junior- sophomore football team at ML Vernon Township High School appeared in today 's Issue ot the Register-News. The picture is the property of Krekel Owen who appears in it and with him are George Webb, Raymond Pollock, Harmon Gilbert, Ed MlUer, Roy Giles, Fred DeGruit, George Swislior. Wilbur Ellison, Fred Roberts and Lawrence Bedard S YEARS AGO TODAY Mt. Vernon was transformed Into a winter wonderland today under cover of a two-inch snowfall. A total of nine inches of snow has fallen during the past week. Mt. Vernon Boy Scout executive board members, C J. Covington, Guy Wood, Jr., and Don Sonsini attended a meeting in Belleville Wednesday night. The Jefferson County Civil Defense organization, under the guidance of Director Alva Mellott, is moving toward a complete country-wide radio communications system. By WIltlAMS til

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