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De Kalb, Illinois
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Friday, February 28, 1969
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THE DE KALB DAILY CHRONICLE SECOND-SECTION DE KALB, HXJNOIS. FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 23. 1969 PAGE SEVENTEEN BEET Probation Officer Featured Speaker SYCAMORE Featured as the speaker at the regular meet- ini of the Sycamore jaycees was DeKalb County Juvenile Probation Officer Jack A. Wood. The meeting wu held at the Elks Lodge last evening. Following the business cession and dinner, club member Joan Summers introduced Jack to the other members and explained bis reason for attending the meet ing. ' 1 Jack outlined the duties to volved in his Job and gave a re- nort on the statistics or prooa- tioners In DeKalb County and some of the problems related to nrobation. He advised members that he worked closely with Other social agencies in the county, maintained a close contact with the Plan Dramas During Lent At Methodist SYCAMORE "B e h o 1 d the Man" is a dialog drama Lenten program which will be presented at the United Methodist Church of Sycamore each Sunday evening during March from 7 to 8 pjn. The final program wui oe presented on Maundy Thursday, April 3. concluding with Holy Communion. "Behold the Man" is an in-depth probing of the events of the last week in tne ure on uus earth of our Lord Jesus Christ It attempts to place the meaning of this great drama, so central in Chris tiain faith, into relevance to the living of our lives in this chaotic time. This "different- type of presentation of our faith is a part of each year's Lenten Spiritual Life program sponsored by the Commission on Membership of the church. The characters will be taken by members of the congregation, including the pastor, and there will be congregational reading and singing throughout Baby sitting is provided for preschool children and if indi cated, other programs tor cnu dren in lower grades. Following the service, coffee will be served in the dining room where Informal discussion and fellowship will be possible. The public is cordially Invited to attend any or all of the services. scheduled appointments with the boys and girls currently on probation. Jack said that there were 41 juveniles presently on probation with the majority of them coming from the Sycamore-DeKalb area; he also pointed out that 30 of them were still attending school, with a dropout rate of only eight The most difficult part of my job," he commented, "is to re voke a probation. A probation is violated for failure to comply with the rules outlined in the probation.' In the case of a revocation,' he continued, "I have no alternative as to where the child will go because the county has no place for the detention of those who violate probation. Jack then outlined a plan whereby an effective deterrent to revocation could be estab lished. A psychological evaluation of each individual prior to being placed on probation would one of the requirements, realistic goals and restrictions lor juve niles set and a controlled en vironment in the county which would include well-trained, well paid house parents. Setting up of small, intimate groups for group therapy was also one of the provisions out lined and the full use of county social agencies. Jack then outlined bow service organizations could assist in ef fecting this program. He pointed out that financial aid would be a foremost require ment, the use of individual mem. bers of clubs to act as soonsors to juveniles who have violated the provisions of probation and to have the violator rely on the sponsor for assistance. Further details were discussed before the meeting adjourned. OBITUARIES Jeff Strack To Visit Washington SYCAMORE Jeff Strack of Route 2. Sycamore, Is to be one of the 89 farmera from Illinois flying to Washington to explain the Farm Bureau's national leg' illative proposals. The county Bureau leaden will contact their U.S. Senators and Representative! and ex plain the position in regard to the national farm program, gov- eminent spending and taxes, Uv ternatlonal trade, farm market ing rights and bargaining and farm labor. It is the sixth annual "Farm-era to Washington" program sponsored by the Illinois Agi? cultural Association. f Strack farms 300 acres in a livestock, : grain and cannershn the Mayfield Cemetery. crop operation ana is a member of the DeKalb County Farm Bu reau legislative committee. MRS. ALICE RENWICK SYCAMORE Mrs. Alice Rote Renwick, 97, of 134 Mason Court, Sycamore, passed sway Thursday, Feb. 27, 1969 at Pine Acres Retirement Center, De Kalb. She wu born Nov. 27, 1871 in Mayfield Township, the daughter of Samuel Rote and Christie Ann Younkin Rote. Crowing up in that area she attended the local schools. On Dec. 17. 1890 she was mar ried to Robert R. Renwick and they resided on the Renwick farm in Mayfield until 1917 when they moved to Sycamore. During her many years of resi dence here she was active in the various women's organizations of j the United Methodist Church, especially the Quitters Circle. In 1950 she and her husband celebrated their 60th wedding an niversary. She is survived by one son. Clive D. Renwick of Sycamore; daughter. Mrs. John C (Gladys) Artzen of Lake Geneva; three grandchildren and eight! great-grandchildren. Preceding her In death, were her husband and a brother, George Rote. Final services sre to be con ducted from the Coultrip Funer al Home at 2 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Harold M. Kelley official ing. Interment wilt take place Friends may call at the funer al home Friday from 3 to 5 and to 8:30 p.m. . .. .. " "s x . f , , I T St ! -V w' frK"a -' ' if " 3 -iXs's . 1 ""'" "I CHECK FOR YMCA Representatives from each den of Cub Scout pack 141 in Sycamore presented a check to cover the last of their $300 pledge to the Kishwaukee YMCA building fund. Ross Young from the YMCA accepts the check which retired the pledge one year early. Wedding Solemnized On Saturday SYCAMORE - The marriage of Betty Ridulph and James tans mm 01 sycamore, was solomnized Saturday, Feb. 15, 1969 at 6 p.m. in the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mr. and Mrs. John Humphries of Northville, Mich., are Betty's parents and the grooms parents are Mr. and Mrs. Herman Carls of this city. Before the candlelighted altar, Pastor William E. Krhel read the double ring service. They were attended by the groom's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Carls of Syca- Arrested In Courthouse Arthur Taylor. 4J, 201 S. Main St., Sycamore, was arrested in the DeKalb County Courthouse yesterday and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after alledgedly creating a disturbance and threatening an assistant state's attorney with bodily harm. He is free under 2500 bond and will appear before Magistrate Judge Thomas S- Cliffe on March 27 for a hearing on the charges. more and only the' immediate family members were present. The bride was attractively attired in a street length pink wool ensemble with black accessories and complimented by a corsage of pink roses and white orchids. Her attendant chose an avocado green dress having accessories of black and yellow roses and white orchids were in her corsage. Following the ceremony buffet dinner was served at the groom's parental home. The bridal buffet was covered with a lace cloth and was appointed in a colorful Valentine motif. Enhancing the setting was the wedding cake having red and white oramentation and topped with a cluster of wedding bells. Tne newiyweds are now making their home in Sycamore, 711 South Main St., Apt 209. The groom is employed by De- Kalb-Ogle and the bride is em ployed in the accounting de partment of Diamond Wire and Cable Co. WILL REGISTER ROCHEIXE Officials of St. Patrick's school have announced they will receive applications fori first grade registration for the 1969-70 school year during the week of March 3 to 7. The school office will be open daily during the school week from 9j a.m. to 3 p.m. Offer Assistance Worn SHABBONA The village board of trustees met in the council room Monday night for the regular meeting. F. V. Van dre presided in the absence of Dr. C. H. Larson and Mrs. Don n oison recorded for Joanne Houghtby, also absent, and she gave the treasurer's report.. Reporting on the special Feb ruary 3 meeting it was noted that the council voted to assume the village's share of expense In blacktopping the Preserve Road, the Shabbona township project It wu also voted to renew the contract with Macklin for the pit for refuse junk picked up by the village. The newly organized women's civic group was represented by chairman Edna Owens, and Pearl Larson, Merta Houghtby, May Belter and Sarah Carlson. They requested the privilege to work with the board In civic im provement projects. Suggestions were made and cooperation was assured. William Mullins was also present to inquire about the zoning laws, sewer, etc. for property he has bought within the village limits. Dr. Robert Purdy was present to propose rezoning the Lloyd Milligan ad dition for multiple housing. The board voted to paint the new water tower red, the color of the Shabbona Indians, to car ry out the town theme. It was' suggested that along with the name letters in black the town rip code be added. Louis Jakes stated the fluori dation system will soon be put operation after an enforced delay and the phosphate chemi cal will be added. en Meet With Shabbona Board NAMES OMITTED SHABBONA In listing the' semester honor roll of the Shabbona High School two names were omitted, they were Rebec ca Ward and Lori Wrigley. ' ' - S jr Joan Adler Receives Smith Scholarsliip SYCAMORE Joan Adler,, The foundation was set up by Sycamore High School senior, Lucien B. Smith, founder and nas Deen selected a winner of President of nuni PmHu- as an attempt to repay his SYCAMORE The Sycamore Woman's Club will meet Tues day, March 4, 'at 1:15 p.m. in the Memorial Room of the Community Center. The speaker will be Dorothy Posey of Chicago. Her program is entitled, "Two Ring Circus" Miss Posey is an author, act ress and entertainer. She studing acting at the Good man Memorial School of Drama and has been a con sultant on the staff of a charm school. The program will be given at 2 p.m. with the busi ness meeting following. PLAN SERVICE Women from seven dif- ' ferent Sycamore churches gathered Thursday . .afternoon at the Federated Church to for. ( mulate plans for the annual World Day of ' Prayer observance to be held Friday, March r 7. at the Federated Church at 10 a.m. Those y planning (he event are pictured (left to right. . seated) Mrs, Donald Bourne, and Mrs. John kYousung, Federated; Mrs. Norbett Jacob. St Mary's; Mrs.1 Gordon Jones, Salem Lu-' theran; (standing) Mrs. Fred Abben, Fed-: crated; Mrs, Harry Thornton, North Avenue ' Baptist; Mrs. George Holderness. Mayfield ' Congregational; . and ' Mildred jOtson, St Peter's Episcopal Not present for the picture was Mrs. Philip Ramsey of the United Methodist- t .,; -,r.!,..r- Program Is Given By Bowl Team SYCAMORE The Sycamore High School team that captured the third place trophy at the Sixth Annual Senior Academic Bowl held recently in Streator, presented an interesting and in formative program at Wednes day's meeting of the Sycamore Kotary uud. The team which was sponsor ed by Sycamore Rotary, com peted against 32 teams, winning over Mendota, McHenry and Farmington and then losing to uixon High School in the semi finals. rresennng me Bowl were Paul Johnson. Russell Wieman. Margaret Arends. David Jones and David Herschberser. The back-up" team comoetins against them comprised Joan Adler. Gay Taylor. S h e r y 1 Wales, Leo Kocber and Sharon Johnson. Mrs, Louise Grant their coach, who was present with her sole assistant Mrs. Margaret Danteison, related, about the bow! at Streator. mentioning that Sycamore wen over La. Salle-Peni to win the third olace District Governor Pete Hll- strom of Sycamore Rotary made the trophy presentation to Mn Grant who accepted on behalf of the school. ' C :-, - President Howard CamnheTl presided and Hilstrom made an announcement about the district meeting to be held at the Wagon Wheel on April 9 and 10. Guests included Charles LohI and Dr. Jack Arends, both of Sycamore; William Johnson and Dr. Joe CJettenburg. both of DeKalb and Ann CSulllvah of Ireland, Harold Ktowln of RocheUt was Tiisting Rotartea. the Essie B. Smith Foundation scholarship award Joan is the daughter of Mrs Katherine Adler and the late Ei-van Adler. The four year scholarship in cludes tuition, fees, dormitory expenses and books. Joan has been accepted at the University of Illinois. She hss been active In school activities and is a member 'of the National Honor Society, American Field Service, editor! of the Creative Writing Maga zine, president of the Student Council, band, A'cappella, news. paper, Future Teachers of America, student director of AFS review. She was chosen as the Ameri can Field Service Foreign EX' change Student from Sycamore and spent last summer living with a family in Italy, She has chosen teaching or social work as her future occu pation because this type of work involves people. Joan has a sister, Pam, who is a sophomore at Knox Col lege, a brother, John, 17, who is Junior at Sycamore High School and a sister, Libby, 14, who is a freshman at Sycamore. Her father passed away in 1967 and her mother is em ployed at the DeKalb Agricul' ture Association. ' Celebrate Wedding ' Anniversary SYCAMORE Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Reiiner of Sycamore were honored at a dinner Feb. 15, celebrating their 25th wed ding anniversary, which was Valentine's Day, in the home of I Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hetchler of Cortland. Upon arrival Mrs. Relsner was presented with a corsage and Mr. Relsner a boutonnlere. - j The table was decorated in a Valentine theme with a decorat ed anniversary cake comnii menting the evening meal. The singing of Happy Anniversary to ther-eeuple and the opening of many gifts highlighted the eve ning. :,,.: Guests present were the hon- orees family. Jonathon, David and Greg, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rose, and sons of Sycamore. Mr. and Mrs, Paul Hudson and family, Mrs. Helen DeShon, Nancy- Montgomery, Rev. and Mrs. Douglas Rose. mother for the help he received from her. The committee starts with economic need first, second citizenship and third scholastic excellence. The foundation sent its first students to college in 1967 with Dian Edlund, a journalism ma Jor, attending the University of Iowa, and Patricia Madison, an education major attending Southern Illinois University. 'I. ITS A BOY SYCAMORE - Mr. and Mrs. Raymond McAdams of Maple Park are the parents of a son born Thursday. Feb, 27. 1969 t the Sycamore Municipal Hos pital. . Kiwanis Club Inducts Four Members SYCAMORE The Sycamore Kiwanis Club inducted four new members at their regular meeting Tuesday night at Kendall's Ranch. Richard Strain introduced Don Clapsaddle; John Diedrich Introduced Charles Benson; Roger Jacobson introduced Curtis Sandstrom; and Richard Brush introduced the Rev. Douglas Rose. These four new members were given their Kiwanis pins and instructions as to Kiwanis membership by Peir Ferguson, chairman of the Kiwanis Educa tion and Fellowship Committee. Charles Carter was the recip ient of the gift Following the short meeting.' the membership adjourned to the Sycamore Municipal Hospital where J. Richard Johnson, ad' minlstrator of the hospital, took the group on a tour of the hos pital, Mr. Johnson was assisted by Jerry Cadie, Mrs. June Jef fries, and Mary Johnson in divid ing the group and explaining the various departments and servic es of the hospital Next week there will be no formal program for the Kiwanis Club, but the travelogue "Aus tria" will be presented as the fifth program in the current ser ies. It will be at 7:30 pm at the Sycamore High School Audi torium. - at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. Rod Laver, an Australian, is the second man in tennis history to complete the grand slam, vic tory In four major singles tournaments in one year. U.S., Wimbledon, France, and Australia. He is rated the finest player In the world. . Mary and Rod travel ex ten sively. In over two and one half years or marriage, the Lavers have never been home more than six weeks at a time, but home does exist in Corona del Mar, Calif. Is Named To Chairmanship SYCAMORE Sally O'Neill. daughter of the Jerry O'Neills of Sycamore and a junior student at Eton College, N.C, has merited the honor of being ap pointed chairman of the spring weekend committee of the Stu dent Government Association at the college. The spring weekend is an an nual event and its activities this year are being held May 2, 3, and 4 and will be highlighted by a concert Sally is a social science ma jor snd has been active in the college life serving as secretary- treasurer of her sophomore class, secretary of the student senate, member of the Liberal Arts Forum, a delegate to the North Carolina State Student Legislature, a member of the Women's Inter-Dormitory Coun cil, a member of Alpha Chi Honorary Society and of the Tau Zeti Phi sorority. Sally was graduated with high honors from the Sycamore High scnooi m iaeo, Announce Birth Of Daughter SYCAMORE Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Weberg of Sycamore nave named their first child, a daughter, Carolyn Ann. born to them Thursday, Feb. 27. 1969 at the Sycamore Municipal Hospital, weighing seven pounds and seven ounces. Dr. and Mrs. Frank P. Weberg of Joliet are the paternal grandparents and Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Billy ot Joliet are the maternal grandparents. Martin Kramarich of Joliet is the baby's great-grandfather. Ralph Dames To Observe Golden Event ROCHELLE Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dame will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary, Sunday, March 2. An "open house" is planned in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m. in the home ot their son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dame, 501 Cleveland Ave. The former Ruth South worth and Mr. Dame were married in St. Patrick's Catholic Church by the Rev. Paul Bourkt. Besides the son. the Dames have two daughters, Mrs. Herbert Hubbard of Adrian, Mich, and Mrs. William Capriola of Dixon, sev en grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. , .-., Mr. Dame was employed by Morgan Dyeing and Bleaching Company before he retired, i Clubs, Lodfceu SYCAMORE The Altar Guild of the Salem Lutheran Church will meet at 7:30 jun. Monday, March 3, at the church. Mrs. Leland Strombon and Mrs. Floyd Fredrick will speak on The Use and Care of Altar Lin en". Ilut The Sycamore Gardau Club will meet Monday, March , at 2 p.m. in the boms of Mr. Har old Fredrick with Mrs. Wlijlam Redmer as the assisting hostess. The president Mrs. Mildred Freeman, will present the "pro gram titled, "Flowers on the World". p- ; ? 1 There will 'be a family supper at 5:30 Sunday, March 2 at tilt Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Those attending are asked to bring own table service. casserole and either a vegeta ble or dessert to share. ' . ' Chaplin Harold Nilges. of the Illinois State Training' School for Boys at St Charles, is to be the speaker, His talk wltl concert the custody, concern, care and treatment of juvenile offenders of Illinois. vywrtsiSiiXS Duplicate Winners SYCAMORE There were 16 playing for fractional points Thursday night at the regular meeting of the Sycamore Ladies of the Elks Duplicate Bridge Club. The winners were: First place. Teddy Berg and Louise Faulkner; Second: Peggy Westberg and Melody Amundsen; and three tied for third place, Emms Hansen and Florence Yeast, Louise Hennls and Stanley Berg-eson and Gene Thomas and Betty Oatess. Sycamore Society Hospital Notes i Admitted: Marilyn Hedron, Helen Tedford, Geneive, Conlin, Peter Thompson, all of Sycamore. Dismissed: Dena Walker, Syc amore; S heron Riley, Genoa. SYCAMORE George Mc- dure of Sycamore has bean re leased from Veterans Research Hospital, Chicago after a months stay. He will return March B, for further treatment Following the noon luncheon period Thursday at the Pantry, two of the employees, Mrs. Ross Billings and Mrs. Irven Schlele were the honored guests at a gathering, hosted by the Pantry staff, in celebration of their birthdays, t-..-.-&?.S ' u. An attractive dessert ' course wsj served buffet style With a cake made by Mrs, Leonard BoU linger. "The1 two honorees each, received a group monetary gift Clive Renwick was dismissed Friday from the DeKalb Public Hospital and returned to his local home. He had bee if a' patient there since fracturing hll hip a month ago and Had under gone surgery. He is able to get, about now with the,. aid, of a walker. ' Photo Appears In Magazine SYCAMORE "Laver Match" captions page 97 of the March issue of the Ladies Home Journal, and this proves ot particular Interest to Sycamore res idents. . The picture shows Mr. and Mrs. Rod Laver. Mrs. Laver being the former Mary Peterson of Sycamore, daughter of A. J. Peterson who with his brother Arthur Peterson were operators of Petersons Grocery, The article concerns sports-i wear and pictures of the Lavers IN ACCIDENT ELBURN Mrs." Clyde Yar nell wu Involved In a two-car accident at Keslinger and Ran-Uafl. Roads, Wednesday after. noon, and is at Community Hon pital, Geneva. She received lev-' jeral broken ribs and i fractured pelvis, so will be hospital zed for several weeks.- x s- ,1' i 1 U.S. MILITARY DEATH TOLL DM2 . A ; f rs S.VIETNAM 31,923 FOR M i'Ecir 1 6 4 TOTAL DEAD CNDIMG2-22-69 UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL INC.. . J DEATH TOLL The U. S- Command reported Thursday that 154 Americans were killed m action tn . Vietnam last week and another 1,103 were wounded. The totals pushed ths number of Americans killed since Jan. 1 1961 to 31.923. . .:. (Unifax R.)

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