Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 9, 1963 · Page 15
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December 9, 1963

Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 15

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THE REGISTER-NEWS •10NDII ' SUCH WJUHI '/CARELESSNESS/YOU (COULD'VE PHONED ME--jj v t YOU SHOULD UE <| ASVt AMED OF THE WAY "1 YOU ACTED y—• ' 'GEE, YOU LOOK LOVELY TONIGHT— YOU GET PRETTIER EVERYDAY DAILY MAGAZINE | ThcyTl Do It Every Time By CHIC VOUNO ll'l ABNER Bv Al CAPP C D-DOKfT 60 ON V/IF TH W YD" LISTENED T'GEORGEOESSEL , I "INHOOMIKI WEDDIN/ SAM!f) SINGINJ 1 'WAGON WHEELS-/:'' SO) 1 NO HOOMIN BEAN KIN TAKE XT!.' f> WATCHED A TV INTERVIEW ^ V _ ^ f WIF MADAME NHL) f. r J)S P£D/MD THEOlSnMlP. 3mK CAMP/N TH£M0£UIS >3- - THIS PROFESSOR. BOS-6-6 FROM HARVARD IS A GEOLOGIST AN 'ARCHEOLOSIST.' KNOWS ALL ABOUT ROCKS AW MINERALS/ I AM' HE SAYS . L SOLD CLAIM 1 !. NO GOOD? HES JUSTTALKlW IT BOWtt/ 1 BET H£ OFFERED TBUY IT CHEAP,' y»OPC? HELCOkEDIT M OVER^WOULDNTSWE A NICKEL FOR IT.'SAYS WE'D MAKE A BOUT A BUCK A PAY WORKIH' IT.' PAGE ~ By Jimmy Hado | CAPTAIN EAS* VOU ALL 5ET FOR. MB FINAL PARTIMVOUR PRACTICAL JOKE, MR. CLOONEVf FIRST! WE'LL BURY VOUR BALL DEEP IN THIS- MOLDING SAND.TOP...rVHERE IT A WON'T BE FOUND FOR WEEKS^ AND NOW~HERES THE BALL YOU'RE TO CARRY OUT TO MY CAR- PUTjj If, ITS CRATE IM THE TRUNK, WHEW WLU FIND VOUR TICKET FOR TODAY'S FLISHT TO ENGLAND 1 JUST SAUMTER OUT \ BLwey.rr; WITH IT. A* USUALl MS EAVY...fl^• ABOve ALL.ITMUST JlU MANAGE HOT LOOK HEAVyi^/ X WILL' ;~WH66. ICLOOHEY. I JUSTDROPPEd BV TO WISH VOU UJOCl BkN CASEY By NEAl ADAMS MR.CAMIEN,WnH THETVPE N if? OF TUMOR VDU HAVE VOU COULD BE COMPLETELY NORMAL FOR SOME TIME. BUT VOUR TUMOR COULD ACT UP AW TIME WITHOUT WARNING.. _ >• IRECKIES AND HIS FRIENDS By BIOSSER Y'fewe HAD lb x HIRE* OME SALARIED EMPLdrlEET IHORT RIBS By FRANK O'NEAl & ROYAL- PROCLAMATION YOU ARE HEREBY ORDERED TO FORFEIT ALL OPNOLIR- LAND, BUILDINGS,PISS, CATTLE, CHICKENS, HORSES, AND ANY OTHER LIVESTOCK VOU AAA.V POSSESS. FURTHERMORE ,VOU ARE TO SURRENDER ALL SOLO AND] ANW OTHER VALUABLES SUCU 1 AS PAINTIMSS. CLOTHING FURNI1URe.ETC.EfC. WELL, IT LOOKS LlKEIHSKlNq HAS FINAILN CLOSED ALLTHE IQOWOtfSlNWSIWim tV 'i 't BUNN • 00« OUR, ANCESTORS ty Quinsy aaa a« H>U MA-hfcTMW * As You Were * Glances Through the Files of The Register and! The News ft", YEARS AGO TODAY The clerical force at 0. M. Waters Drug Store has been recruited by the addition of Will Plerson, late ol Albion. Will Swift. Sam Cotton and Orley Laird of Company F. Fourth Regiment, arrived this morning from Savannah, Ga. 60 YEARS AGO TODAY The following officers have been elected hv Ml. Vernon Lodge Xo. A.F. £- A.M.: Master, Benjamin Sparks; Senior Warden, Harold Howard; Junior Warden, P. W. White; treasurer, D. H. Wise; and secretary, Charles U. Stull. 45 YEARS AGO TODAV Word was received here today of the death of Clyde Anderson of St. Louis, a former Mt. Vernon boy, following an attack of influenza. A. Q. Mitchell, formerly a prominent and successful businessman of Jefferson county, and later extensively Interested in coal lands In this section, died yesterday at Jacksonville. been notified of the death of William S. Summers, which occurred last nle;ht at Phoenix, Arizona, where he bad gone In hope of benefiting his health. 35 YEARS AGO TODAY The opening basketball game of the season played between Mt. Vernon and Salem was won by Mt. Vcmon last night, when Salem was defeated by a score of 29-18. Miss Eleanor Richardson of Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Mo., is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vol Richardson. 40 YEARS AGO TODAY Members of the family have 30 YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. L. G. Sever, Mrs. Leo Burnett and Mrs. E. E. Van Fleet have returned from Olney where they attended the board meeting of the 23rd district ot the Federated Woman's Club. A young ladies Sunday School class of the First Presbyterian church entertained last evening at the home of Mrs. M. M. Lumbattis, No. 1 Oak Place, with a kid party and kitchen shower in complaint to Mrs. William Martin, who prior to her marriage was Miss Melva Balsover. miSCULAI POP By At VERMEER um JC •That Mabel Is sure lazy! She Just asked for a 10- minute break to gat aoma ooKatl" AllV OOP By V. t. NAMIIH MORTY MEEKU By DICK CAVIAIU I H6AEDYOUWS2S UNDS2THeW5WMa2 , AND i\e COME WITH \ AMBSaAfieOFCHEa?, z » 1HJ trNU.Uc.TM %* U.1 Nt a* SIDE GLANCES 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Frances Ann Fearhelley, who is a student at Christian College, Columbia, Mo., will arrive in this city tomorrow to pend the holidays. Betty Leach was a visitor in St. Louis yesterday. Glen Price and Glen Murphy were visitors in St. Louis yesterday. 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Attendance at Mt Vernon schools was less today than Thursday, but school officials attributed the Increased absenteeism to adverse weather rather than additional cases of sickness. A total of 103 students ol the high school and 375 grade school and Junior high students were absent. Miss Margaret Ruth and Mary Adolyn Epler are attending the funeral of their grandfather, S. F. Epler if Albion today. 15 YEARS AGO TODAY Lester Elmo Huff, 38, of Bin* ford, drowned in Bluford Lake late yesterday when a rowboat turned over in deep water. The mercury dipped to an early winter low—16 degrees above zero (16 degrees below the freezing mark)—last night in ML Ver> non. Every paved street m the city ol Mt. Vernon will be swept within the next few days If weather permits, it was announced today by Stanley Brandt, superintendent of public works. By GAIBRAITH CARNIVAl By DICK TURNER % 1>M >) H1A. It. T.M. "H UJ. M. OWl "MM ara tura out of luck when they get mad. They'v* naver learned to kick off their shoes and have a good cry!" 10 YEARS AGO TODAY New Officers of the Jefferson County Historical Society are Mrs. Earl Hanes, president; A. Paul Fellinger, vice president; Mrs. Philip Newkirk, secretary, treasurer and Mrs. Stanley Rosenberger, director. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Pernberton are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Martha, to Bailey M. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey M. Smith. Robert J. Trammel Is the new Worshipful Master of the ML Vernon Lodge No. 31 A. F. aw! A. M. Other officers elected went James R. Apgar, senior warden; George H. Border, junior warden; Taylor R. Mabry, treasuren William E. Reavis, secretary^ Leslie Wayne Johnson, S. D., Archie C. demons, J. D. Ralph W. Murphy, S. S., Virgil H. Pigg. J. S., William D. Danner, chaplain; Beverly A. Bain, MarshaU; and Ben Roeder, tyler. "Did you aay ho COULDN'T take It or WOULDN'T?'* OUR BOARDINO HOUSE WITH MAJOR HOOPIE • OUT OUR WAY TVUfS IS AW FAMOUS RUSSIAN BEAR CLUTCH, THAT I USED TO THROW THE 6REAT 300S VAN) HDPSTRAF; THE CHAMPION WRESTLER OP- 30HANNESBDR6/H6 WEISHEO 213 FtoONOS.SOTX TOSSED HIAA WCU THB EASE Of A TOREADOR WAVINS HtS CAPE.' 6l^E METM'i PRESSURE" YOO €>AlO IT WOULD PARALYZE AAE.6UT60 FAR IT COULDN'T r 6tiST AWATOA CRY6TAL, EASY WITH HiAV OR HE X LL KNOT OP 4.0ME, OF l-US, MA\M , AKXER \E6/ THAT"6 OLO -TINAS KE6 HOLOA, 34 inn' 6 m 'fir fHE OLD , 6RAPPLER* 8 YEARS AGO TODAY Last night was the coldest of the winter in Mt. Vernon with the temperature dipping to a frigid five degrees above zero. The lights will go on tonight In Mt. Vcmon Santa Gaus lanes. The hardworking Jaycees—totaling in near zero weather until 1:00 a. m. today—set up the trees on Broadway and along Salem Road. Mr. and Mrs. Qrrtls H. Adams will be manied fifty years on December. 14 and will hold open house at their home, 60 9 south 18th street. Mrs. Maxine Wilson Is the new Worthy Matron of Mt. Vernon O. E. JS. BASIC TRAINING DETROIT OB—Future missionaries to Africa need to have "rubbed shoulders with Negroes who can think as well as they can" before they go to work as partners of the black man, the Rev. John R. Compton, a Cincinnati Negro pastor who recently spent a period in Africa, told a Discipes of Christ meeting here. By willlAMf e a o e t. (1 US ). It >1 IS (1 n n •k in ie ie 6 n ie 'a o •d h !7 is 's y >y r- i>y ->r ;e •n a 4. if is ;y

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