HEADLINES OCT 29,1940
NUMBER 158 FIRST IN DRAFT LOTTERY
SUBHEADLINES--GREEKS HOLD METATAS LINE: BRITISH LAND
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.
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
FIRST JEFFERSON COUNTY NUMBERS DRAWN IN DRAFT
NO -1-158 - CLARENCE WATERS RT.6
NO 1- 158-WM RUSSELL WEBB. RT 2
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
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
ITALIANS SAY ARMY 10 MILES INSIDE GREECE
Headed Toward Salonika ;Rome
Says British Moved in 2
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kurtis L. Norman aged 81 years, died at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. Walter Turnage this morning.
5 Years Ago Today
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.
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
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.
Hallie Hicks underwent an operation for the removal of her tonsils
The condition of Mrs. Richard Roth is improved.
Daniel Buller was removed to his home yesterday.
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