Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 11, 1963 · Page 16
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December 11, 1963

Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 16

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ILY MAGAZINE PAGE OUNO 7 tAfP ThcyTl Do It Every Time i in ntw«m» By Jimmy Hatlo * As You Were * Glances Through the Files of The Register and The Newt 1HE. CLUB FINALLY SETTLED ON A FALL OUV FOR THE NEXT WlHGDlMG —* 1, AND OUR NEXT AFFAIR "WILL BE A TESTIMONIAL DINNER IN HONOR OF- AND WE WONT TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER. JOE MILDEW. 1 FALL GUY IS RIOHT-WHO WAS TO SELL ALL THE TICKETS? 6IVE A LOOK-LISTEN — 65 YEARS AGO TODAY Coleman Post G. A. R. has elected officers for the coming year as follows: Dr. Ezra Peterson, commander: Mart Armour, senior vice commander; Mart Armour, senior vice com- Capt J. R. Moss, junior vice commander; Dr. H. S. Plummer, post surgeon; Wm. Justice, quartermaster; Rev. J. R. Crowder, chaplain; Col. G. W. Evans representative to the department encampment; J. R. Allen, alternate. 80 YEARS AGO TODAY The season was very much In favor of the birds as there was so much rain the hunters could not get out C. J. Cunningham and wife expected to leave today for Houston, Texas, but were noti fied they woul dnot get a ticket fled they would not get a ticket of high waters. 45 YEARS AGO TODAY Charles Hontlv, fd-mc'lv a well known printer and citizen of Mt. veriiv.i, x . • » ai Colorado Springs, Colo. Just as the Daily Register forms were being lowered to the press room the elevator fell, and the first page was pied beyond redemption. MISCIllA'S fOf By AL VERMEER HER W IP ,PB IB t :BET ON! i A MS SIR Al AUY OOP HEY. NUTCHELLl WE'VE GOT OUR LUNCHES MIXED!, SIM GLANCES By GAIBRAITH "Well, for on* thing, he THINKS a lot!" CARNIVAl By DICK TURNER "Does It make you look younger? Younger than what?" 40 YEARS AGO TODAY What Is believed to be the greatest gain record during the history of the Mt. Vernon post office was made during the month of Nevember, when the receipts of the office showed a gain of 26.32 per cent over the receipts of November, 132. The following officers were elected last night by Jefferson Post No. 141 American Legion: Leslie Brown, commanderj Fred Ripplinger, vice commander, Dr. Andy Hall, chaplain; Harmon Gilbert, historian; William Hester, sergeant at armsj Donald Grant, finance officer; executive committee Joe Frank Allen, Sidney Parker, John Corlew, and Joe Reynolds. 35 YEARS AGO TODAY Miss Delorls Krutslnger was hostess to the members of the Loyal Daughters class of First Christian church last evening. William David Morrison, a. well known citizen of this county, died at his home here today. SO YEARS AGO TODAY Mrs. Lloyd Starr, Mrs. Otto Fox. Mrs. Jack Bennett. Mrs, F. J. Upcraft and Mrs. W. O. Maxey were visitors In St. Louis today. The sum of $1,035 was found yesterday about one o'clock in the ground near a door in the southwest corner of the barn on the farm of Rosier Green, killed by bandits about seven o'clock Friday night. 25 YEARS AGO TODAY Misses Marilyn Buckham, Lula Hassakis, Jean Alice Grigg, Ann DeWitt, Lois Kcrgan, Despo Hassakis and Doris Bernard were visitors in St. Louis Saturday. William DeWitt. pesident of the Jefferson Lumber Company here and prominent Mt. Vernon businessman died at his home on West Broadway. 20 YEARS AGO TODAY Pearl Holloway of Waltonville has been notified that his son, Floyd Kelley Holloway, 23, fireman 1st class, U.S.N., who was reported missing in action in the Third Battle of Savo Island, November 13, 1942, Is not presumed to be dead. Frederick C (Pop) Bell, 61, former well known Mt. Vernon resident, who for the past 2 L A years had been superintendent of the International Shoe Co.. plant in Jerseyville, III., died suddenly at his home there today. Mrs. B. W. Schmitt has returned from St. Louis where she spent the past, three days visiting her son, William (Bill) Schmitt who is a student at Washington University. 15 YEARS AGO TODAY The 60 -point per game Mt. Vevnon Rams ran into a Salem team with different ideas here Saturday night when the Wildcats rifled their way into n 10- point half time lead and devoted the final two periods to freezing the ball and chilling the Ram attack to win 36 to 35. Glenn Allen Goostree, 19 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Goostree, died at 4:00 p.m. Saturday at Jefferson Memorial hospital, several hours after swallowing rat poison at his home. 208 south Fifth street. 10 YEARS AGO TODAY Carl Lester "Rusty" Starr has received his discharge from the United States Coast Guard at Port Eads, La., and he has arrived at his home In this city. A picture of Pfc. Jesse R. Ross, now serving in South Korea appears In today's issue of the Register-News. He is shown sharing a hot dog with a South Korean soldier. Miss Barbara Bluford, who will become the bride of James DeChamp the latter part of this month, was guest of honor at a shower given by Mrs. Marion Watkinson and Miss Norma Lee Hess, at the latter's home, last evening. J. Edwin Rackaway will play the lead in "The Man Who Came To Dinner" which will be presented at the Circle Playhouse beginning January 2. 5 YEARS AGO TODAY Striking holiday season decorations won first place plaques for Carp's Department Store and the Susan shop in Mt. Vernon's Christmas window decorating contest. Byron W. Weld, Jr., is the new Master of the Mt, Vernon Masonic Lodge, Howard I. Summers has been elected High Priest of the Andrew D. Webb Chapter No. 160, Royal Arch Masons. Mt. Vernon's share of motor fuel tax money for November is $8,046. Centralia received $6,394. OUR BOARDING HOUSI WITH MAJOR HOOPIE EGAD, IT WAS WITH TW\5 HOLD, FKO^T OF THE M\KAT50/THAT X PEFEATED THE 6REAT JAPANESE 6RAPPLER.YAK6UMA 03ACKlA •HE WAS A VERY POWERFUL MAM -*-C©OLX> TAKE A SPROCB LO& AN\5 SQOEeZetUE RESlN OOT CP- rr wm HIS «AN\SON HUG/ BUT WHEM X <SOT AW HANDS VAKSUMA, HB WAS 30ST A TAFFY POLL! ALL SOU'FtE "DOING ISSAFFlNS.' TVC STEAM.'ANY HOLD You WANT/ Y(5U COOLDNT PUT TH* CP AW COAT, FLOOR! J O ; LOOK6 LIKE A i COUPLB OF, 6UMP6 MOORED TO ONE MAST/ ,TH V FREIGHT AROUND AN* ACTION/ 7 OUT OUR WAY By WIUIAMS it HEAVY , LOADS 1 J

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