Jefferson County
Illinois

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
October 26, 1940
Submitted By: Jan Staples

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0CT.26,1940

HEADLINES

GERMANS BOMB HUGE BRITISH LINER----main headline
 
U.S.DEMANDS EXPLANATION OF FRANCE
 
FRANCE AGREES TO LINE UP WITH NAZIS
 
LONDON HIT BY SERIES OF RAPID FIRE AIR RAIDS
 
4435 MEN OF TWO BOARDS GETS NUMBERS
 
EMPRESS OF BRITAIN IS ABANDONED
 
EXPECT BRITISH NAVY TO POUNCE ON FRENCH SHIPS
 
HITLER ORDERS ANOTHER 4-YEAR PLAN FOR REICH



Phony Half Dollar Passed in County Carl Herriman, rural route 4,Mt.Vernon, reported to city police yesterday that a counterfeit half dollar had been passed to him. Police said the coin was a good imitation.
1940 As You Were Column
47 Years Ago Today Oct.26, 1940 The married men's ball at the opera house last night was well attended and lasted until early morning hours. Col. G. W. Evans, at his own expense today cleaned the rubbish and filth from the alley through block 12 and says he will enter complaint against anyone hereafter who uses it for such purposes.
25 Years Ago Today Oct.26, 1940 W. C. Blair was notified today that his son-in-law, Tom Kelley is seriously ill with typhoid fever at Tuscaloosa, Ala. where he is coaching the University of Alabama football team. Hiram Stern, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Stern, residing on Welkins street, who has been away from home the last two years, surprised his parents by walking into the house about seven o'clock this morning.
20 Years Ago Today Oct.26, 1940 An adjourned meeting of the council was held last night at which preliminary steps were taken to fill the ditch in the south part of Mt. Vernon. S. J. Weaver claims to have the largest pumpkin this year. He yesterday wheeled one down town that is 63 1/2 inches around and weighs 62 pounds. It was grown by his son-in-law Joe Laur who resides out of Scheller.
15 Years Ago Today Oct.26, 1940 Mrs. Lucille Roth, wife of Calvin Roth and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Wescott of this city, died today at Flint, Mich. Rally day at the First M. E. Sunday school was a great success with 757 persons in attendance.
5 Years Ago Today Oct.26, 1940 Miss Letitia Ward is attending the Illinois-Iowa football game in Champaign today. Egypt's followers of Culbertson, Sims, et al, will have an opportunity to complete in at least four events during the course of the third annual tournament of the Southern Illinois Bridge Association to be held at Hotel Emmerson November 13, 14, 15 and 16.
WANTED- Middle age woman to keep house for man on farm. No children. Write Morgan Chaney, Whittington. ........................................ WANTED - House razing and carpenter work. Experience. See Emery Kuster. 150 Opdyke. ........................................ WANTED - Washings and ironings-Flat work, finished on mangel. Work guaranteed. Reference. 324 n.5th.May Meeks. ........................................ WE BUY DEAD ANIMALS - Large horses - 1.00; cows - 1.00;small stock removed free. Cecil Martin Service station. ........................................ WE BUY DEAD ANIMALS - Large horses - 1.50; average-1.00;cows-1.00; small stock removed free. Joe Dove, Keenes, Il; agent for Tankage.Co. ........................................ 5 ROOM APARTMENT - Veatch Apartments-Ninth and Maple. Rental 47.50.Inquire Mammoth Dept Store. ........................................ FOR RENT- FIVE ROOM FURNISHED APARTMENT - CLAUDE MELTON. ........................................ APPLES AND PEARS- Five miles north on Centralia Rd. E.C.SMITH ........................................ FOR SALE-APPLES- several varieties - 35c up. Joe Payne. ........................................ FOR SALE-1940 FORD COACH-Jim Edmiston, 116 N.13th. ........................................ FOR FILTERED DRINKING WATER -PHONE - 392-J; LEO DARE. ........................................ IF INTERESTED IN RENTING HOUSE, ROOMS OR APARTMENTS - see Moores Service station. 1100 Bway. ........................................ FOR RENT- 1014 OAKLAND-Owner Joe Myser. ........................................ COCKER SPANIELS PUPS - All papers to register - 10.00 Olga Arthur. ........................................ BRICK-NEW 12.00 for thousand. Used 10.00 for thousand. H.Dixon ........................................ For Sale - oil leases,royalties,drilling contracts, etc. C.W.Horton, Belle Rive Il. ........................................ FOR SALE-SERVICE STATION- equipment and 2 room house. See Glen Shelton at Phillips 66 east hard road. ........................................ FOR SALE- Used gas stove-O.B.Fly and sons 107 n.10th. ........................................ LOST 10.00 BILL BETWEEN GLASSMAN'S AND WOOLWORTHS OR IN WOOLWORTHS Call 1334 , liberal reward.
SUNDAY SERVICES AT MT VERNON CHURCHES EPWORTH METHODIST - J.T.BRYANT minister FIRST GENERAL BAPTIST - Ray Johnson pastor. CHRISTAIN SCIENCE - (unknown) FIRST PRESBYTERIAN - R.B.GUTHERIE NORTH SIDE CHURCH OF GOD - ACLE ROBINSON WESLEY METHODIST - THOS. HARPER FIRST CHURCH OF GOD CLYDE WADDELL SECOND BAPTIST - SAM McCOY FIRST BAPTIST - 8th and Jordan - R.E.LARSON FREE METHODIST - EDW.G.WYMAN LOGAN STREET BAPTIST - J.L.FORD CHURCH OF NAZARINE - FIRST METHODIST - M.A.SOUERS FREE WILL BAPTIST - MARSH HARPOLE EAST SIDE BAPTIST - BIRD GREEN OPDYKE BAPTIST - P.H.HARRIS TRINITY LUTHERN - A.J.H.FRINKE CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST - GEORGE RUTLEDGE CHURCH OF GOD - 1406 S. 10TH - P.F.FRITZ CHURCH OF CHRIST - 2416 CHERRY - W.C.ANDERSON CORINTHIAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST - 11TH AND NEWBY - F.D.JOHNSON.


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Ina Paper   Sept 14, 1940

LOCAL COUPLE MARRIED SATURDAY AT ST CHARLES, MO

The marriage of Stanton FOWLER to Miss Rosella CARROLL took 
place at St Charles, Missouri last Saturday evening

The ceremony wa sperformed by a Justice of the Peace of that city

Mr. FOWLER is the son of Mr and Mrs. Alva FOWLER , residing on E. 3rd St


July 21, 1940 Mt Vernon Paper The marriage of Miss Bette DAVIS daughter of Mr. and Mrs Taylor DAVIS of Lockport, Il and Albert ADAMS son of Mr and Mrs Clyde ADAMS of Bonnie was announced Sunday The wedding took place July 21 in Benton, Missouri and they are making their home near Bonnie.

 

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