Jefferson County
Illinois

Newspaper Articles
March 1942

 
    1942 As You Were Column
    45 Years Ago Today March 18, 1942 C. H. Patton received a telegram from Rep. F. G. Blood this afternoon announcing that the bill to consolidate the Supreme Court at Ottawa, has passed the lower house of the general assembly after a hard fight. Capt. Frank Havill received a dispatch from the Post - Dispatch this afternoon announcing that Fitzsimmons whipped Corbett in the fight at Carson, Nev. today in the 12th round.
    30 Years Ago Today March 18, 1942 At the morning services at the Christian church Sunday, Elder J. H. Stambaugh, the able and popular pastor, surprised the congregation by handing in his resignation. Otto Wallace has the material on the ground for the erection of a handsome new home where his present residence now stands.
    25 Years Ago Today March 18, 1942 Hundreds of mature and the same number of boy farmers were attracted to Mt. Vernon today by the Calf-Day program. Mt. Vernon has the opportunity to secure large benefits from the pending sixty million doaller hard road proposition which is now before the legislature, if the citizens will but interest themselves in the proposition.
    20 Years Ago Today March 18, 1942 G. K. Johnson has purchased from Dr. W. R. Gilmore his residence property at the corner of Maple and North Ninth streets. Mrs. Margaret Edmondson, colored, age 122 years, died yesterday at the home of her son, 2600 South Twelfth street.
    15 Years Ago Today March 18, 1942 Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Scott of the vicinity of Marlow are today observing their 63rd wedding anniversary. Howard Ross, coach of the Mt. Vernon basketball team, accompanied by the members of the team has gone to St. Louis where they will enter the Mississippi Valley tournament.
    10 Years Ago Today March 18, 1942 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. George Reeder spent yesterday in Chester and were interested visitors at the big house. Mrs. J. Cyril Begg was the victim of a fall at the family home yesterday afternoon which severly injured her and necessitated the care of a nurse as well as a physician.
    5 Years Ago Today March 18, 1942 The cororner's jury in the death of Martin Pokorney, Scheller farmer, returned a verdict of suicide about 4:30 yesterday afternoon after hearing the testimony of 20 witnesses in the inquest conducted by State's Attorney Geo. Howard. The International Shoe Co. announces today that it is making additional increases in the wage rates paid in its manufacturing plants to become effective March 15, and will amount to not less than 5 per cent.
    PERSONALS
    HEADLINES 23 JAPANESE SHIPS SUNK OR DAMAGED SUB HEADLINES MEN TOLD TO STAND READY FOR ANY TASK PLAN CIVILIAN POLICE FORCE OF 150 MEN HERE YANKS READY FOR BATTLE IN AUSTALIA RED ARMY IN SUBURBS OF KHARKOV DRAFT NUMBERS DRAWN FOR 9,000,000 FLYING FORTS SMASH FLEET IN NEW GUINEA GAME FARM IS LEASED FOR 30,000 CASH JAP ATTACK ON BATAAN BEATEN TWO MORE U.S. ARMY VESSELS SUNK BY TOPEDOES ANNIVERSARY OF 1925 DISASTER-(TORNADO MURPHYSBORO) ALONZO ARNOLD FIRST MAN DRAWN IN MT.VERNON WOMENS ARMY CORPS PASSED BY THE HOUSE JAPAN HAD BIG FLEET IN INDIES WEATHER BUREAU INSTRUMENT FOUND BY THREE BOYS .
    HOSPITAL NOTES MRS H.G.HUDSON AND THEIR BABY DAUGHTER WERE REMOVED TO THEIR HOME THIS AFTERNOON GLEN ETHERIDGE IS A NEW PATIENT MRS CLARENCE TAYLOR OF BLUFORD UNDERWENT AN OPERATION MRS C.A. McDOWELL AND INFANT SON WERE REMOVED TO THEIR HOME TODAY BIRTHS MR AND MRS WILBUR HANKS OF THIS CITY ARE THE PARENTS OF A BABY GIRL THIS MORNING AT MT VERNON HOSPITAL MR AND MRS MORRIS DRAPER OF WAYNE CITY ARE THE PARENTS OF A DAUGHTER BORN AT MT. VERNON HOSPITAL THIS MORNING.
    Jefferson Co. To Send More Soldiers Soon Officials of Draft Board No. 2? today announced a list of Jefferson county selectees who will soon be inducted into the U.S. Army. All of the prospective soldiers reside outside of the city of Mt. Vernon. Order No. Name Address 122 Frank Dulaney Bluford 272 Claude Douthit RFD Dix 343 Herbert Francis Tucker RFD 1, Belle Rive 368 Donald Cleo Bravard RFD 1, Bonnie 429 Charles Hugh Ward RFD 3, Mt. Vernon 637 Carl Andrew Dieterich RFD 1, Ashley 723 Earl Russell Tennyson Opdyke 763 Leslie Loyd RFD Walnut Hill 791 William Hoffner RFD 1-A Mt. Vernon 829 Sylvia Eugene Bond RFD 3, Dahlgren 1081 Raymond Louis Gerard RFD 6, Mt. Vernon 1115 Ivan Victor Lowry Bluford S-1172 John Hugh Wilson Bluford 1288 William Orley Lemons Scheller(transferred from Flossnarr, IL) S-1312 Everett Neal Baker R1 Bonnie 1376 John William Martin RFD 2 Belle Rive 1494 Ben William Melton RFD Opdyke 1425 Berthel Gale Smith R7 Mt. Vernon 1578 Elmer Richard Fritsch RFD 2 Bluford 1677 James Ellsworth Wright Box 13 Scheller S-3089 Walter Gleason Dixon RFD 3 Mt. Vernon(Transferred from South Bend Ind.)
    BUSINESS JORDAN FURNITURE MORTONS APPAREL SHEARER CHEVROLET DR.J.B.BOB COCHRAN OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN 328 S 10TH 1112 MAIN HOURS 8;30-12 1-5 EVENING AND SUNDAY BY APPOINTMENT ROGERS WALGREEN PORTER AND BOND DRUG CO. 118 S 10TH COCA COLA BOTTLING COMPANY HAWKINS FUNERAL HOME 1314 MAIN 12TH AND BWAY. GLASSMANS DEPARTMENT STORE VIRGIL BAILEY 108 N 10TH H.V.HILL REAL ESTATE NEAL BROS ROOFING W.SIDE SQUARE (OVER KROGERS) COOK PAINT AND VARNISH WELGE WALLPAPER AND PAINT STORE 1113 BWAY DR F.M GRATE-FOOT SPECIALIST STAR PIANO COMPANY 219 MAIN 2ND FLOOR WHITE FRONT HOTEL WEBB AND HARRIS INSURANCE 121 1/2 S.10TH J.A.JOHNSON M.D.(EAR, EYE,NOSE & THROAT SPECIALIST) OFFICE OVER PORTER AND BOND DRUG STORE V.E.RICHARDSON REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE 541 RODGERS BUILDING UNDERWOODS BEAUTY SHOP D&M PRODUCE 11TH & JORDAN VIVIAN HINMAN 317 E MAIN BARRY JONES BEAUTY ACADEMY HILLS FEED STORE 1105 JORDAN 911 SALEM RD. L.D.BROYLES (TRACTORS) FEATHERSTUNS 1112 BWAY S.10TH ST ROAD MT VERNON HATCHERY WOODLAWN HATCHERY WOODLAWN 1016 CASEY CLARKS HATCHERY DALGREN WILBANKS FURNITURE BELLE RIVE LELAND CARR NOTARY PUBLIC-12TH AND JORDAN JOE DOVE, KEENES AGENT FOR TANKAGE COMPANY(DEAD ANIMALS) WALKERS HATCHERY RICHVIEW RD L.C. SCHUERMANN TAX AND BOOKKEEPING 513 S 19TH FILTEX GRANADA THEATRE VACUUM CLEANERS FRED SCAGGS ELECTRIC REFRIGERATION SERVICE 2413 HERBERT STANDARD TIRE 11TH & BWAY DR JOHN WILLIAMS GLASSES 1ST NATIONAL BANK VERA BROWN PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER 1001/2 S.9TH MONTGOMERY WARDS BWAY AT 1OTH
    MOVIES

    
    ADVERTISEMENTS
     
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    VETERINARIAN
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