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THE DE KALB DAILY CHRONICLE SECTION 2 DE KALB. ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1968 PAGE THIRTEEN mam mmm to asm I I iii i ii iti I 1 parking space and noticed a cat Sunday. Mr. Griffith is pre-en- happy one for Harriet and the Softball Plav 24, and not Sept 20, as was stated in Wednesday's Chronicle, Visit Sycamore Relatives Here SYCAMORE Mr. and Mrs.

Summer Draws To A Close, Vacation Ends "We've hired fewer students this year than in the past, and few openings will be created by the students returning to SYCAMORE It happens every year. Schools close and summer activities begin in full swing; fishing poles are seen slung over the shoulders of overjoyed youngsters, baseballs and bats are taken from the attics and basements and l.ittle League play begins. Long days are spent splash ing about in community swim mine pools or in the back yard. golf clubs are polished and droves of campers flood the highways, and then, quite before it is realized, the weeks fly by and fall creeps up with the start of school, football and other fall events. In three short weeks, most Sycamore students must take up their books, pencils and pads to begin the first day of the semester.

Parents must think of school clothing, and revise the family budget to accomodate other expenses education commands. A Chronicle reporter contacted several parents and students to obtain their reaction to the inevitable. driven by Dennis M. Sheedv, sycamore travelling south on Main. The report stated that Tilton stopped his vehicle to allow Sheedy to get past him, then started to back out again, only to strike the Sheedy car which had not been clear of him.

Another mishap occurred at DeKalb Avenue and Center Cross in which a Lombard man was cited for failing to yield the right-of-way. According to the report, Dale E. Laird, of Waterman, was pro ceeding to make a left turn onto Center Cross from DeKalb Avenue when Phillip R. Schultz went against the light and struck the Laird vehicle in the right rear quarter panel. Ladies Coif Event Enjoyed SYCAMORE The Sycamore Ladies Golf Club was hostess Wednesday to the women of Kishwaukee, Piano, and Rochelle Country Clubs.

There were 41 women golfers who enjoyed the morning golf event at the Sycamore Psrk course and later lun cheon at the Kendall's Ranch. In the 18 hole event the win ners from the local club were Marion Barth for Low Gross; Sally Stewart, Low Net; and El sie Boardman, Low Putts. In the nine hole event, the lo cal winners were Mabel Shuev Low Gross; Lucille Fenstermak- er. Low Net; three way tie for Low Putts, June Wagley. Ellen Meinert, and Marge Healey.

Ev Moore of the Kishwank Country Club team was the recipient of the door prize at the luncneon. other trainees. Mrs. Larson was assisted by her sister, Mrs. Deloa Cudden in serving the group.

That evening, Harriet was honored again at a family dinner, among those present being her brother. Sgt. Kelly George of Gienview. She received many gifts. Rain Prevents Fun Day Plans SYCAMORE Fun Day the annual event of the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce schedul ed for today was cancelled Heavy rains shortly before noon soaked the golf course and made it advisable to curtail play for the day.

Members of the committee said all features of th event ill be rescheduled for next Thursday and Fun Day will be an event of Thursday, Aug. IS, Spend Week In Minnesota SYCAMORE Mr. and Mrs. Marvin AJbrecht nave just re turned from a week's vacation spent at Osakis, Minn. They re port the weather wonderful, and the fishing good.

Mrs. Albrecht brother, Albin Nordstrom, wife and son, Ricky, from Peoria enjoyed the vacation with them. WAR CASUALTY WASHINGTON AP-Thei Defense Department announced Wednesday that Army Spec. 4 Morris E. Holeman, son of Mr.

and Mrs. Abraham Holeman, 2911 W. Pratt Chicago, has been killed in action in Viet nam. Heads Rotarians Hear Personnel Man school." Duplex Products reported that they hired students every year to fill in for vacationing employes these students would return to school in the fall, but no open ings would be created. Football Fans Urged To Join In SYCAMORE With another football season only a few weeks away, if not already here, some local football fans are readv to take a more active roll in their favorite sport.

Their goal? A flag football league in Sycamore. Hag football is different from touch football in that a flag is attached to the players and of fensive movement" is stopped player who is carrying the ball. The game is played with its own set of rules and generally 60-80 yards Jong and 40 yards wide with six men on each team. The rules can be varied to be adapted to local conditions though The game is usually played with a hashmark at mid-field. A four jcros, the strjpej and nr, rfnum, rnr.

a touchdown. The games would be played Sundays at about noon soi" that they would not interfere with church services and televised AFL and NFL contests. It is tentatively hoped that at One young lady, who will belwhen ne Pulled the OBITUARIES PALMER SCHONSBERG SYCAMORE Palmer Schonsberg of Holmen. formerly of Sycamore, died Aug, 7, 1968 in a LaCrosse, Wis. hos pital.

Prior to moving to Wisconsin a few years ago he was employed at Anaconda Wire and Cable Company, Sycamore, He leaves his widow. Lila, of Holmen and one son of LaCrosse, also three grandthil dren. Services will be Saturday, Aug. 10, at 2 p.m. in the Holmen Lutheran Church at Holmen.

MARY GLIDDEN RENWICK HOLCOMB SYCAMORE Mrs. Mary Glidden Renwick Holcomb, 76 of Romea, a well-known local resident, passed away Aug 5, 1968 at the Crittenton Hospital, having suffered three heart attacks. She was born Jan. 13, 1894 in DeKalb, the daughter of Vamum and Susan Glidden. In 1910, she was married to John T.

Renwick, who passed away a number of years ago. To this union were born eight children, five of whom survive, in cluding two sons, Ross Renwick of Petoskey, and Lewis Renwick of Drakes bo ro, and three daughters, Mrs. David (Mary Lou) Walker of Brogue- ville. Mrs. J.

R. (Vergene) Murdock of San Diego, and Mrs. Jack (Nora) Hartman of Sycamore. Also surviving are three sisters, Fran Glidden, Mrs. Louis Springer, both of Chicago, and Mrs.

J. C. Whitfield of Walloon Lake, Mich. Preceding her in death, besides her husband and patents are two sons. Jack and Jim, and a daugh ter, Mrs.

Kenneth Handschug four sisters, one of whom was Mrs. Charles Rosine of Syca more and three brothers. In 1952, she was married to Arthur I of Sycamore and since his death in 1956, she has made her home in Romeo, with the Handschug fam ily. Surviving also are 19 grand children and 29 great grandchildren. She was a former mem ber of St.

Peter's Episcopal Church in Sycamore. Final rites were accorded this Thursday at 1:30 from the Van Natta Funeral Home with Fa ther Dean Johnson of St. Peter's Episcopal Church officiating. In terment took place in the Afton Cemetery. Many friends called Wednes day evening from 7-9 at the fu neral home.

Services were held in St. John's Lutheran Church in Romea, Mich. Wednesday afternoon. Report Slight Auto Mishaps SYCAMORE Sycamore police were called to investigate two slight auto mishaps, one occur! ng Wednesday and one Thursday. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Roy P.

Tilton of Sycamore, was parked in front of Sycamore Auto Parts at Main Street and Elm Wednesday; Til ton started to back from the rolled at the Lutheran School of Theology located in Chicago with the intent of preparing himself for the ministry upon completion of undergraduate work at Augustana College. He is a graduate of Sycamore High School, Class of 1965, where he was active in the speech depart' ment having a lead in the senior class play, member of Thes pians, and of A'capella Choir. At Augustana he has been on the staff of "The the college newspaper, was co-chairman of Homecoming Festivities, and was in charge of arrange ments for the annual prepara tion of the "Friendship funds from which enables the college to bring to its campus students from overseas. Mr. Griffith is the son of the Arnold Griffiths of Edward Sycamore, and has been a lifelong resident of this community.

During this summer period, he has been assisting the Rev. William E. Kmet at the worship services at Salem Lutheran. He will continue his assistance until he returns to the Augustana campus in the fall. Regular worship at Salem Lutheran is held each Sunday at 8:30 and II o'clock.

Church: School sessions for all ages are' held at 9:40 a.m. Salem Lutheran Will Open House SYCAMORE Pupils and staff of Salem Lutheran Church School invite you to the Program and Worship Service Thursday, Aug. 8, at 7 o'clock. The children have had exciting days learning about God's world and the care which He gives us all. Now the pupils and staff would like to invite the community to share this with them.

Children are asked to go straight lnelr cisssra nu picm the church, Everyone will be glad to hear what the pupils of each class will share about their studies, examine the room exhibits, and conclude with brief worship in the church. Kiwanians Have Board Meet SYCAMORE At the Board Meeting of the regular Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday eve ning $150 was transferred to i. I. convention to oe neia in Chicago Aug. 18, 19 and 20.

Next week, Aug. 13, Harold Patterson will make his report to K-wams inter Hot vital Note Admitted: helm a Winters, DeKalb; Herman Karls and Karen Gustafson, Sycamore. Dismissed; Roy Hill, Halen-dale, Edna Bergman, Maple Park; Mike Johnson, Kingston; Russell Johnson, Harold Anderson, DeKalb; William Smith, Jill St John, Edna Van Dresser, Syc amore. Offsln Big' Rock SYCAMORE Kenny Field In Big Rock has recently been the site of an area softball league playoff. Wednesday night the Big Rock Grange defeated the Sandwich team by a score of 3-0.

In the second game last night. the Big Rock Merchants defeat ed Somonauk in a close one, 6-5. Thursday night at 7:30 the Big Rock Grange will meet Hinckley and J. and later, at 9:00, the Big Rock Merchants will face the LeKone team of Aurora. Initiated Into Education Group SYCAMORE Mrs.

Laurie a a accompanied her daughter, Mrs. Richard Stokke of DeKalb. to Champalgn-Ur-bana, Monday, Aug. 5, where Laurel (Hampa) Stokke was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, National Honor Society in Education. The initiation was held in the Faculty Lounge of the Illini Union with a reception following immediately.

Birthday Party For Daughter SYCAMORE Monday, Aug. 5 was the 18th birthday of Harriet Anne George and In observance of the occasion, her. mother. Mrs. Paul Larson, treated the some 30 trainees of the Opportunity House ice cream and special in dividual birthday cakes each ornamented with a rose floral de sign.

The celebration proved a very best football player; provides the Arion trophy for the music department at the high school They have contributed $203. to lije new score board that was in tailed at Genoa Park by the Quarterback club; donated $50. to the Belvidere Highland hos tile tornado: gave $500. to the Genoa Disaster Or nani.atinn fit. I 1 DIH, crutches and wheel chairs to the Genoa Fire Department; donated funds to send a high school student to the Illinois Conservation Workshop; fur nished trees to replace those de stroyed by Dutch Elm disease and furnished trash disposal cans.

The club members have en couraged the use of the Ameri can Flag and they are respon sible to see that the flags are put up and taken down on all legal holidays, in the downtown area. The new president, Joe Wilkinson spoke briefly and stated that the club would welcome suggestions from any Genoa citizen for a good project for the club. Mr. and Mrs, Lewis Ahlin and children, Mark and Linda of Walnut Creek, art visiting in Sycamore at th bom of her mother, Mrs. Herbert Sea- blom.

They were summoned here at this time because of fhe sudden death of Mr. Ahlin'l mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Ahlin of Maple Park. The family made the trip by plane. Kennedys On Week's Cruise PREVEZA.

Greece (AP) Aristotle Onassis, the Greek shipping magnate. Is host for Mrs. John Kennedy and Sen, Edward M. Kennedy for a week's cruise. The Kennedys were flown from Zurich, Switzerland, la a jet belonging to Onassis and left here aboard a launch for his private island hideaway Of Scor- pios, in the Ionian Sea.

There they boarded his yacht, Postmistress Crash Victim PAULS VALLEY, 0 I a. (UPI) Mabel Marshall, 59, the postmistress of Selena, was killed Wednesday when Iter auto went out of control four miles south of Pauls Valley. on tirs. 77. f- rz The Department of Pablie Safety said Mrs.

Marshall was attempting to pass a truck when her auto skidded -aide-ways, ran off the road, hit an embankment, overturned and caught fire. Lions May field Women Enjoy Picnic SYCAMORE The Meyfield Women's Fellowship enjoyed a picnic at Chamberlin Park in Genoa on August I. There were 12 ladies and IS children pre sent. Tentative plans were made for a chicken supper on Septenv ber 19. The members of be planning committee for the upper were announced by the President, Mrs.

Marvin Ceynar. The chairman is Mrs. Archie Nice- sen, her committee members are Mrs. Wilbur Lawhorn. Mrs.

John R. Johnson. Mrs. Allan HJelmberg, Mrs. Charles Whitt-rock, Mrs.

Stanley Benson. Mrs. Doris Bolander, and Mrs, George Hoi de mess. A farewell card was signed by everyone and sent to the Donald Glrkens family who moved to Missouri on July 31. America's first savings bank The Provident Institute af Savings opened in Boston in ISM.

Frank Underhill of Summit, NJ. left Sycamore Thursday morning after visiting his brother, Fred Underhill, and family of this city. The Underbills will continue their vacation flying to Phoenix, Ariz, where they will visit his sister, Mrs. Dorothy Ottenheim- er and her family. From there tney will go to California to spend a week on a houseboat on the Sacramento River with their son.

David Underhill, and family. ana rrom were to Vancouver, B.C. where they will board a Canadian Pacific train and travel across Canada to Montreal. Sycanutrm Society Mr. and Mrs.

Harlan Yunker and daughter. Darlene. nwmt from Thursday to Tuesday of this week visiting relatives in Mattoon Windsor, Fheleyvllle. and Decatur. On Sunday, thev attended the annual reunion of the Yunker family held at the park In Fheleyville.

There were some 40 relatives present, the eldest son being an only uncle or Mr, Yunker of this city, Wil liam yunker, so, of Centralis. The Stanton Albert sons and their children returned recently from an enjoyable week's vacation spent In Muskeso Bav. Minn. Fishing was a lot of The next meeting of the sev eral farm organizations that convened recently at the May-field Grange Hall to discuss fa farm problems is to be held Sept Genoa ployer and his employees should be integrity. Fairness, equity, information of the work, and an emphasis portant in maintaining good re- However, this does not an employee any excuse for not always doing his best, as tome of them seem to feel.

Next week's program will be a first lor the Hotartans. An interesting musical presentation has been booked featuring Ter-rence Hart of NIU who will render his own interpretation of "Home Sweet Home" on the snare drum, while his first cousin. Miss Sara Klotz, simultaneously plays "Flight of the Bumblebee" on the sitar. JAPP REUNION HAMPSHIRE The annual Japp family reunion was held on Sunday at the Ray Sabin home. rural Hampshire.

Approximately 30 enjoyed a co-operative dinner at noon. In the afternoon cards were played. Guests were from Genoa, Garden Prairie, Stream- wood, Woodstock, Waterman, and Hampshire. entering her second year of college, had this to say. "I liked the summer and wish it were long." but.

at the same time. Tm excited about school; I will be entering a brand new (1119 jtat A working mother who has two children in school was un- ucvmcu io future, glad the summer was over. "Sometimes I wish summer were a lot longer, sue commented, "but I guess I'm glad that school will soon be starling, I'll know where my children are when I am away at work." A seven year old boy is excited at the prospect of enter ing second grade to a school, this fall. "I want to go to school and newileast Club Is Anxious Wilkinson five 10 man teams can be set up to plav games through see who my new teacher is gojOctober. The teams would be ing to be; 'I'll have some new boy friends, too." Two sisters interviewed stated that they are glad school is not SYCAMORE The Sycamore.on the individual are also im- Rotary Club held its regular far away; one will be wouio draw ihe play-first grade and the older in rotation.

This would give likes school almost better than 1:1,1 of lhe teams an e1uttl chance anvthme. Pavers. meeting Wednesday at noon in the Fargo Hotel. President How-Ujve lations. the months of September and; set up with a draft system.

All those interested would be placed on a list and the managers who would be selected dopants Any armchair quarterbacks who are interested in a little exercise are urged to mail or tneir a(ld and A physical education teach-r Tne leaue w'" be Pen t0 the Baby Ruth League for the volunteered this jSycamore residents only. Any- support of a Sycamore Kiwanis "I'd personally like to see h'gh leam' summer vacation extended. be prohibited joe Bussone. Leroy Great-there seem, to be so much more 1 cim Everell Smith were to do in the summer. il to the A do 1 1 1 1 fni ns nr i GENOA The Genoa Lions club installed new officers at 1 meeting in Rockford.

The meet ing was also a Ladies' Night for the club. New officers are: President, Joe Wilkinson; second vice-pres ident, Joe Carlson; third vice tary treasurer Jos Jester; Earl Tischler; and Lion tamer, Elmer Hughes. The installing officer was Past District Gover-j nor, Neilan Fruit. Lion Orrin Merritt was fhe! sponsor for a new member. Art Fredrikson.

Lion Mehtt, outgoing president, commented on the year's activities of the club. The Genoa Lions Club was chartered in 1953 and some of its many completed projects have been, establishing a house number system; donation of house numbers to the town; pur chase and installation of street signs and township road signs, and purchase of flags and mounting brackets for main street; provided bicycle racks for the grade school; established the annual spelling bee and awards; gives the annual trophy for the telephone number at the 10" ard Campbell presided. He announced that the board of directors had voted to expend and contribute $500 toward the new signs to be erected at the entry ways of Sycamore, thus joining the other service or ganizations, the Chamber of Commerce, and the city. John Tallitsch then introduced the speaker Dean Newman, personnel Manager of General Electric in DeKalb who spoke of employer employee relations. He stressed that an employer- employee relation must change; it cannot be static.

The Basic Approaches are firstly to do right voluntarily with and for the suc cess of the business. An em ployer next must be "pro employee" as contrasted to pro or anti union. Truth must be ad vocated in bargaining and an important Item between an em- hv. nur nun swimming pool in the back yard; this may make a deference." According to several comments from industry, the event of school starting will affect the employment picture only blight ly- Fred Abben, of Ideal Indus trie, offered this statement. "We hired a few students this year, and offered a few scholar ships, but employment has been pretty tight, there will be few openings created, if any." The opinion of a spokesman for Turner Corporation paralled that of Abben's.

B. Johnson Agency or contact Paul Larson nt 895-2424 or Bob Hill at 895-2133. Don Griffith To Speak At Salem SYCAMORE Donald Grif fith, senior student at Augus tana College, Rock Island, will preach at both services at the Salem Lutheran Church this yrmf. in 1 i- g-. v- fit SHOW RING In the final day of the DeKalb County -H fair and the animals were entered in the fair this year than any previous year the entire afternoon in making close decisions.

There were 99 Angus were claimed by Joy Schlicnting of Loveii Luca uun sycamore. Sycamore Farmers Club Junior Fair, beef cattle were judged. More and the judge Gary Dameron of Lexington was required to spend entered in this one division of the show. Grand champion honors.

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