Jefferson County
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Newspaper Articles
October 29, 1943

 
    HEADLINES OCT 29,1940
    
    NUMBER  158 FIRST IN DRAFT  LOTTERY
    
    SUBHEADLINES--GREEKS HOLD METATAS LINE: BRITISH LAND
    ON CORFU
    
    
    STUBBORN FIGHTING IN MOUNTAINS
    Kilted Greek Troops Reported
    Surprising Italian Invaders 
    by Fierceness of  Resistance
    
    BRITISH PLAN AIR BASE ON CORFU
     
    Athens Has Quiet Night: British Reported  Speeding
    Naval and Land Forces.
      
    
    
    ARTICLES- GERMANY GETS THE WORST OF AIR WAR Shipyards, Naval Bases and 19 Airdromes in Nazi territory Pounded by RAF in Night Bombing Raids Attack on London Slackens. British Admit Heavy Shipping Losses. FIRST JEFFERSON COUNTY NUMBERS DRAWN IN DRAFT NO -1-158 - CLARENCE WATERS RT.6 NO 1- 158-WM RUSSELL WEBB. RT 2 others - FRED FITTS - 625 S.12TH CHAS. CLAYBOURN - TEXICO WOODROW GREER - 318 S.22ND STANLEY BALDRIDGE (CENTRALIA) CHAS. HUTCHISON - 700 JORDAN HERSHEL GOOSETREE - 1725 JEFFERSON GLEN PASLEY - RT 4 LEONARD PORGES - 1207 HARRISON WESLEY SMITH - BLUFORD HUGH MURRAY - 819 HARRISON FLOYD CARROLL - 1101 S.13TH PAUL LOWERY - BLUFORD CHARLEY HARLOW - 1322 S.9TH HARLEY ESTES - RT 4 MARVIN STEPHENS - 1008 S.22ND STEWART FOLK - 10 SHAWS GARDEN(?) JAMES GREGORY - WALNUT HILL ROLAND KEITH - 2214 CASEY ELMER CHAPMAN - S.26TH GILBERT HOGUE - 920 S.7TH WALTER JONES - 708 HERBERT RALPH WILSON - 1305 HARRISON WM ORRICK - BELLE RIVE JOHN HOWIE - 1824 RICHVIEW RD PAUL BRUMMETT - BONNIE DR.HARRY THOMPSON - 324 N.12TH JOHN BAUMAN - WALTONVILLE GUS TOLBER - 1002 S.22ND CHAS.WETZER - MTV CHAS.WALLER - 1302 WESCOTT FRANK GROVES - BONNIE ROSS PARTRIDGE - 712 PARK AVE
    SCHOOL BOY,13,KILLED AS CAR HITS BICYCLE Roy Eugene Ellis Hit By Fairfield's Man's Car: Dies Before Reaching Hospital. Roy Eugene Ellis , 13, son of Mr and Mrs Albert Ellis, of route 7, was struck by a car driven by Harry Taylor of Fairfield. Roy, along with three of his classmates at Summersville school, was riding to school on his bicycle shortly before eight o'clock this morning when the accident occurred. The boys came from a side road and pedaled their their bicycles on to State Highway 15, the Fairfield road, a short distance east of Mt Vernon. Taylors' car approaching from the east struck Roy Ellis. An ambulance rushed the boy to the hospital but he was pronounced dead by the examining physician. Roy Eugene Ellis was born Aug. 18, 1927, the son of ALBERT ELLIS and MABEL FULFORD ELLIS. He had lived his entire life in Mt. Vernon township. Funeral services will be held at Myers chapel Thursday at 2.pm and will be conducted by Rev. Thomas Harper. Burial will follow in Oakwood cemetery. Roy is survived by two brothers Ray and Bill Ellis, both at home, and four grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ellis of Mt Vernon and Mr and Mrs W.P.Fulford of Mt Vernon.
    FLYING SCHOOL FOR NON-COLLEGE MEN IN MT.V. Chamber of Commerce to Sponsor Flight Training: Receive Applications Soon. ****** ITALIANS SAY ARMY 10 MILES INSIDE GREECE Headed Toward Salonika ;Rome Says British Moved in 2 Weeks Ago. ****** G O P RALLY HERE AT 8 TONIGHT RETAIL MECHANTS MEET AT ARMORY 7;30 TONIGHT ****** HITLER MOVES 1,250,000 MEN INTO BALKANS Germany Set to Counter Any Possible Russian Movein Southeast Europe. ****** COMSCRIPTED MEN REPORT NOVEMBER 18 President Roosevelt Presides as Secretary of War Stimson Pulls Out First Number. ****** ENLISTMENTS DO NOT EFFECT FIRST QUOTAS
    1943 As You Were Column
    47 Years Ago Today Oct. 29,1940 Robert M. Farthing and Otto Patterson left last night to be present at the closing of the World's Fair. Mr. and Mrs. John R. Allen and Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Emmerson, who have been in northern Wisconsin hunting for two or three weeks returned home this morning.
    25 Years Ago Today Oct. 29,1940 A separate maintenance suit, Lustig vs. Lustig, is on trial in the court. Mr. and Mrs. James M. Dickson are moving into their new home, formerly the J. W. Baugh property on north Tenth street, which they purchased recently.
    20 Years Ago Today Oct. 29,1940 Hit by the crash in prices of things they handle, the Mt. Vernon Produce Company, operating plants in this city, Nashville and Pinkneyville is preparing to go out of business. News has been received of the death at St. Paul, Minn. of Rev. Lewis, a former pastor of the Presbyterian church of this city.
    15 Years Ago Today Oct. 29,1940 The greatest surprise of the season, perhaps was the heavy snowfall of the early morning today. Mrs. Susan Norman of Marion who last summer celebrated her 102nd birthday is dead.
    10 Years Ago Today Oct. 29,1940 Mrs. James H. Osborn died this afternoon at the family home in this city. Mrs. Osborn fell and broke one hip last Saturday while on a visit to her daughter in St. Louis and was brought to Mt. Vernon Sunday. Kurtis L. Norman aged 81 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Walter Turnage this morning.
    5 Years Ago Today Oct. 29,1940 More than 2000 Methodist laymen and ministers from all parts of Egypt attended the homecoming of the orphanage maintained here by the Southern Illinois conference of the church today. Dr. and Mrs. O. A. Suttle returned yesterday from a visit of several days in Louisville, Ky.
    PERSONALS Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Trouivetter left Monday for Lakesworth, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Von Arm and daughter Deanna, have returned to their home in Evansville, Ind., after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Franck and other relatives. The condition of Harry Shaw of 507 east Casey, who has been ill for the past four weeks is improved. He has been a patient in Herrin hospital suffering with a serious foot injury he sustained in the Nason mine. H. F. Maxey and L. Green are visitingat the home of the former's mother, Mrs. Allen Maxey. Ed Reeves of St. Louis visited at this city yesterday. Glen O. Dickey of Sims spent yesterday in this city. Mr. and Mrs. John Watkins of Woodlawn visited in Mt. Vernon Monday. Ida Frances Louis and Jean Beniard have returned to their home in Benton, after a visit in Mt. Vernon. Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Hutchcraft of Bluford visited in this city Monday. Frank Starkey is confined to his home on Welkins street by illness. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tobin of RFD 6 are the parents of a son born last night. He weighed 10 pounds and has not been named. Mrs. Anna Marcus of Nason spent Monday afternoon in this city. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Howe of Woodlawn visited in Mt. Vernon yesterday. Mr. and Mrs.Edward Christopher of Washington, Pa., have returned to their home after spending the past few days with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Faulkner. Mareta Fox and Doris Edmondson who are students at the Midland school of Commerce in St. Louis, spent the week end with their parents and other relatives here. Mrs. Anna Marcus of Nason spent Monday afternoon in this city. Arden Pierce of Bonnie, visited in Mt. Vernon yesterday. George Rector of Keenes, was a business visitor in this city Monday. Bobby Ross, son of Mrs. Howard Ross, underwent an operation for the removal of his tonsils in the office of a local physician Saturday morning. Helen Zaharkis of east St. Louis is visiting here. Mr. and Mrs. Arlin Boles of 909 south 7th street are the parents of a son born this morning. He has been names Gary Howard. Edna Hartley of McLeansboro """can't read"""" Quenton ""can't read last name" is confined to his home on the Ashley road by illness. Emmerson Burke of McLeansboro was a visitor in this city Monday. The condition of Mrs. Charles DeWitt, who is a patient at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis is improved. Mr. and Mrs. William Miner and Mrs. Laura Daniel returned today from a visit with Mr. Miner's brother and family in Washington D.C. Mrs. Dale Carpenter was able to be brought to her home in this city from St. Ann's hospital in St. Louis where she has been a patient for the past few weeks, Mrs. Carpenter's condition is much improved. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. McGill and son Bill of McAllen, Texas, have arrived here to be at the bedside of Mrs. Vern Egbert who has been quite ill for the past week. Her condition is improved today. ________________________________ HOSPITAL NOTES Hallie Hicks underwent an operation for the removal of her tonsils this morning. The condition of Mrs. Richard Roth is improved. Daniel Buller was removed to his home yesterday.
    FOR RENT - STORE BUILDING IN DIX; 24X 60. SMALL BASEMENT, ED MOONEY, DIX ****** FOR SALE- 3 PIECE MOHAIR LIVING ROOM SUITE - 18.00 CALL AFTER 4PM PHONE 1450 ****** FOR SALE , NICE PEARS, 50c BUSHEL. 3 MILES NORTH ON CENTRALIA RD, OR L&N CAFE ****** FOR SALE, APPLES, SEVERAL VARIETIES. 35 c UP JOE PAYNE ****** FOR SALE, CORN,55c BUSHEL DELIVERED,COW PEAS;REILING 5TH AND BWAY. ****** COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES,-ALL PAPERS TO REGISTER,PRICE 10.00. OLGA ARTHUR ****** WALLPAPER 5c ROLL;HOUSE PAINT 1.25 GALLON,-GOLDEN RULE PAINT STORE 1022 JORDAN ****** FOR SALE -BUILDING SITE, ANY SIZE,ON GRAVEL ROAD AND POWER LINE. NEAR SCHOOL AND CHURCH. INQUIRE SHELL STATION, BAKERVILLE. ****** CARS WASHED WITH BENTON WATER. MOTORS CLEANED,WITH STEAM.PAGE'S GULF SERVICE.WILL CALL FOR AND DELIVER. ****** PICTURES-NEW SHIPMENT, ASSORTED SIZES. SUMMERS FIVE AND TEN STORE. ****** PIE AND BOX SOCIAL, RILEY SCHOOL FRIDAY NIGHT,NOV.1st. WITH MUSIC, EVA MELLOTT. ****** WANTED FURNITRE AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR,FREE ESTIMATES; J.L.WINFREE 629 S.18TH. ****** BLUE RIBBON AND SPILLERTON COAL- AT LOWEST PRICES. GLENN CARROLL 923 S.12TH ****** ROOM FOR RENT; INTERSPRING MATRESS; EVERYTHING MODERN; 1304 MAIN.
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