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The Dally Retttster^Mail, Qatesburft Hi. Monday, October 5, 1953 Police Crack 2 ftnrglaries. In Short Time WhH« Galeiburg went to church, hud * dinflet and read the Sunday paper, local police cracked two mtfglary cases In which the culprits were different individuals. •' : A busy Sunday provided Opportunities for excellent police sleuthing. Police Chief George Fuller fOWId one case with two clues- bloodstains and an automatic pencil. Galesburg police arrest of one burglar,, also reportedly cleared up a Peoria department store burglary even before it was discovered Arrested by police at the scene! of an attempted break-in, William Routt, 43, of Dyersburg, Term,, reportedly ha *s confessed that he broke into the Livingston Department Store in Peoria a few hours earlier. Routt was arrested by Patrolman John Watkins Sunday at 3 p. m, in an attempt to pry open the front door of Roadif er's Ready- to -Wear, 232 E. Main St. Arrested with Routt as an accomplice was Christine A. Morgan, 27, of Temple City, Calif. A proprietor of Roadifer's pro vided the tip which resulted in Routt's arrest. Sam Jacoby was working inside the store Sunday afternoon when he reportedly saw Routt try to pry open the front door with a screw driver. Jacoby called the polics by use of a telephone in his store. Stolen Suits Found When arrested, Routt had in his possession a heavy screw driver, two rings, a watch and $219. Police found in an expensive car, which reportedly is Routt's, several men's suits which Routt reportedly admitted taking along with the rings and watch in the Peoria department store break-in Sunday morning. Local officials contacted Peoria police who had not yet learned of the Peoria break-in. Investigation revealed that the store had been entered. It is believed that Routt and his woman companion will be turned over to authorities in Peoria for prosecution on the accomplished burglary. Chief, Detective Use Clues i Chief George Fuller and Detec -I tive William Allison reportedly solved a second burglary in Galesburg Sunday within a few hours after it happened. They have arrested William S. Lamb, 42, of St. Louis, on a chsrge of theft from Boothe Cleaners, 156 N. Broad St. The theft was discovered at 6 a.m. Sunday morning, and police found two clues — an automatic pencil left at the scene and bloodstains believed to have come from an injury in the break-in. Entry was gained by breaking a hole in glass door of the store. Police theorized that the burglar was injured when he crawled in because blood stains were foUnd on a pair of pants hanging in the store. Suit Identified The burglar apparently left by crawling through the same hole, according to police. When arrested Lamb was wearing a suit identified by proprietor Glenn Boothe as having been stolen from his shop. The suit had a tear in the back, matching a cut on Lamb's back. Detective Allison arrested Lamb Sunday at 8:35 a .m. at Cedar and Ferris streets. The detective picked Lamb up on an intoxication charge and then held him for investigation after seeing that he had a cut on his left hand. At the station, Chief Fuller set a verbal trap for the suspect. He held up the pencil found at the scene and asked Lamb, "Where did you buy this?" Apparently assuming that the pencil was found in his possession when he was searched, Lamb replied, "At Cairo, 111." Police take this as admission that the pencil had been in his possession till lost at Booth's. Police found several pennies in Lamb's possession. The cleaner shop theft included small change- much of it in pennies. Lamb was brought before Justice James Morrissey today and bond was set at $3,500. A continuance of 10 days was granted for his preliminary hearing to decide whether he should be bound over to a Knox County grand jury. A third weekend burglary was reported in Galesburg with a purse and coins missing from the Coal Bucket, 1200 S. Henderson St. Entry was made by jimmying a w?st- side window. Desk drawers were ransacked and contents were dumped onto the floor. The theft occurred sometime between Friday evening and this morning when it was discovered. Mm Unhurt Alter Cat Snips 0**12 Po«t« hi Long Skitt Aft automobile With two Alex- Is men inside skidded on its top* {Of iOO feet, shearing off 11 fence posts and a telephone pole near viola Sunday. The men, Fred Rohr and Glenn Dile, the driver, were uninjured. The mert were going north on highway 67 about 4:20 o 'clock Sunday afternoon when Mr. Dile attempted to pass a car, according to a report filed with Bill Albertson, Mercer County Sheriff. After getting out in the lane of oncoming traffic, Mr. Dile realized he couldn't get back soon enough. To avoid hitting a southbound car, he swerved off the left; skidded for 275 feet after applying his brakes, went 75 feet on the shoulder and then the 100 feet, in the wheels-up position. The car came to a halt 40 feet off the highway in a field owned by Lester W. Stoner, Viola farmer. The men wiggled out of the car and were able to survey the damage. Neither required any medical care. Sets Meet on Civil Defense Beautiful Crisp Fall Pays Axe Ahead Why not enjoy them ss only you can whan you have good rtll«bl« tranipo/tatioin. Think of the weekend trip* you can make, how you would enjoy driving down to the football game* or |utt rolling along looking at the icenery. A good automobile Is no longer a luxury but an absolute necutity. Don't deprive yourself of « lot of pleature by putting off buylnig or continuing to drive en old worn out car. Many late modeli •re available at term* at your convenience. To find the car you want |u«t two now Jo Clattiflcetlon 13, Autoi For Sale, in the Want Ada. THi DAILY ReGISTEB-MAIl Public officials in 21 counties in this part of the state have been invited to participate in a Civil Defense conference Wednesday in the Laboratory School of the Little Theater on the campus of Western Illinois State College in Macomb. The conference will start after the registration of officials at 9 a. m. and will continue to 4 p. m Galesburg and Knox County will be represented at the conference by Guy W. Parkins, local Civil Defense director. Lists Counties Gen. Robert M. Woodward, state CD director, invited public offi cials from the following counties to attend the affair: Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Henderson, Jersey, Knox, Macoupin, Mc Donough, Mason, Menard, Mercer, Morgan, Pike, Rock Island, Schuyler, Scott and Warren. Gen. Woodward in issuing the invitation stated: "In all the dis cussions that appear in magazines and newspapers about development of hydrogen and atom bombs, including the question as to whether our military defense can prevent the dropping of bombs in our area, the one outstanding fact is that Russia has the capability to drop these terrible bombs on our cities and homes. Cites Problem "Nor is the burden of preparing to ineet such an attack—both by warning the people of its imminence and by preparing to repair damage done—a burden that falls on the large cities alone. Every one in the state must recognize that our problem will be to keep up production, both for home use and for military use. Solving that problem will require the cooperation of all people of all communities with those in the damaged area. "The remotest town will be called.upon to assist in providing shelter, hospitalization, food and other assistance, according to the size of the damage done and the number of victims requiring this aid." To Advise Schools Merle G. Moore, CD coordinator for -be Illinois State Department, will discuss "Civil Defense in Schools." The Illinois Public Instruction Department is co-operating in promoting the conference. Harry Shannon, a past president of the Macomb Jaycees, and a former resident in Galesburg, is listed as one of participants for a panel discussion. Open Series of District Meets For Scouters The Knox District Scouters' Roundtable scheduled to be held Tuesday evening in the First Meth odist Church basement in Galesburg, promises to be well attended, according to Roy Damberg, district commissioner. This meeting is open to all adult scouters in Knox County and is designed to give program aids for the month of November for leaders in the Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting and Exploring programs. Mr. Damberg states that this time, his com missioner staff has also invited the mothers of cubs who may be interested in leadership in cub packs during the coming season Others who will attend include among the boy membership in the troops, all senior patrol, leaders, and the elected leaders iH explorer crews and posts. Three workshops will be set up for the three branches of the pro gram. In cub scouting the group will set up a "harvest fair" under the leadership of Charles Morton, Mrs. Lee Ostrander, and Mrs. Walter Pttmphrey. When it has been set up, the group will spend the rest of the evening patronizing the fair booths and taking notes for use in their own Cub Scout packs. . To Teach Procedures The Boy Scouting workshop will cover , several pointers on good scout hiking and overnight camping. Also included will be plans for Alaskan sleds for use in the Klondyke Derbies scheduled for late December. Commissioner Herbert Tucker and Field Executive William Conway will be in charge of this group. The exploring workshop will feature the procedures of setting up explorer posts and planning explorer program. Commissioner Harold Bantz and Scout Executive Lee Ostrander will conduct this session. A fourth group, the district committee, will meet with District Chairman Walter Williams to make plans for leadership train ing, organization of new units, and other district matters. This group includes institutional representa tives for each scouting sponsor and several members at large. Towns to Participate Communities to be represented these workshop meetings in elude, besides Galesburg, the communities of Rio, Abingdon, Avon, Maquon, Yates City and Victoria. On Thursday night, a similar roundtable will be held at Monmouth at Willets School. Communities to attend this meeting include Monmouth, K i r k w o o d, Smithshire, Roseville, Berwick and Cameron. Next week on Oct. 13 and 14, roundtables will be held respectively at Kewanee and Macomb. Galesburg Churches to Have, Teaching Mission Oct 15-21 At least 20 Galesburg churches will join in the National Chris tian Teaching Mission to be held Oct. 15-2L The 1 Galesburg Council of Churches will be the local sponsor of the Mission, Purpose of the mission is declared to be "to alert every organization in the church to full evangelistic potentiality and responsibility; to bring all people under the influence of the Christian Gospel; to surround both churched and unchurched people with the tfarmth of Christian Fellowship; to teach the way of salvation; to the Model Planes In Competition Thirteen boys competed in i model airplane 15-minute derby competition in the flying area of Lake Storey Park Sunday afternoon under auspices of the Galesburg Model Airplane Club. The first three place winners were listed in the following order: Mike Dawson, 256 Silver St.; Barry Huff, 1054 N. Prairie St., and Mike Tate, 1443 N. Cherry St. The most number of laps flown in the 15-minute time limit decided the winners. Dawson, was credited with 196 laps to beat Huff for first place by a single lap. Tate flew his model plane 162 laps to rate third plaCe. Merchandise and cash awards were distributed among the top winners. Prizes also were given other contestants for their efforts in the event, which was judged by the sponsors. At Peoria Sunday A model plane contest will be held this Sunday in Detweiler Park at Peoria. The day's events will include balloon bursting, team tag race and spot landing. The competition is open to any model plane fan under 20. Galesburg plans a sizable delegation to enter the contest. at es- Mayor Cites Efforts Of Marines to Recruit Company From Illinois Mayor Leo W. Morrison by proclamation has endorsed the Marine Corps' effort to recruit a company of Illinois men for this branch of the Armed Forces during the first three weeks of the current month. The corps is attempting to sign up 200 qualified young men from this state to form a unit to be designated as the "Illini Company." Plans call for the group to en train from Chicago Oct. 22 for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at San Diego, Calif., where it will remain together as a unit throughout its 10-week basic training period. Sgt. Ronald H. Lee, Marine Corps recruiter in Galesburg, with headquarters at the Postoffice Building, reported today that so far he has received four applicants for this unit. The period for this special recruitment drive has bpen designated as "Illini Marine Weeks." Engine Wrecks Auto; Occupants Are Only Slightly Injured Two Galesburg residents caped serious injury when their automobile was struck by a railroad locomotive south of Canton Sunday evening, shortly before 7 o'clock. Robert Fox, 1118 S. Henderson St., was driving and Mrs. Jennie Portlock, 1457 E. Brooks St., was in the car when it was struck by a light engine on the C. B. & Q line at the St. David crossing. H. B. Johnson of Galesburg was the en gineer. The locomotive was not pulling any cars at the time. The car was shoved off the track and into a ditch between the rail way embankment and state highway 100. Fox was thrown from the car, together with several of the construction work tools he had in the car, and which he uses at his employment. Both occupants of the car declared there was no need of medical attention and were not hospitalized, though they apparently sustained bruises and other minor injuries. The car was damaged too badly to be driven. At the request of the two motorists, communication was made by way of police radio with Galesburg authorities, requesting that Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hoskins of East Main Street drive to Canton and return them to Galesburg, which the Hoskins' did. Staff Assists At Farmington Members of the degree staff of Galesburg Lodge 880, Loyal Order of Moose, Sunday afternoon exem plified the ritual during a class enrollment ceremony at Farmington. The occasion marked the 39th anniversary of the Fulton County lodge. A number of Galesburg "members were present for the initiation, which was followed by a dinner and entertainment. The annual fall dance Saturday night at the Galesburg Lodge home, which was .sponsored jointly by the men's organization and Chapter 115, Women of the Moose, attracted a large crowd. Likewise proving popular was a breakfast Sunday morning for members and prospective members. Galesburg Lodge has been ad ; vised that J. Jack Stoehr of Pitts' burgh, Pa., Sunday was named director general of the fraternity, The new top official succeeds the late Malcolm R. Giles of Aurora, who died unexpectedly last Tuesday night. Mr. Stoehr has been active 40 years in Moos'e affairs in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. establishing or strengthening, of personal commitments to Christ as Savior and Lord." General co-chairmen of the Teaching Mission here are the Rev. Glenn Lirtdell, pastor of the Mission Covenant Church, and the Rev. Leman V. Olsenius, pastor of the First Lutheran Church. Publicity chairman is the Rev. Kermit Petersen. Other chairmen include the Rev. Frederick Gilson, pastor of the First Baptist Church, and B. E. Manworren, finance, and the Rev. Henry A. Stamm, pastor of the First Church of God, and the Rev. Roland Holmberg, pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church. Congregations which have signified collaboration in the teaching mission program include Advent Christian, Bethel Baptist, Bethesda Baptist, First Christian, Conserva tive Baptist, First Church' of God, Church of the Open Bible, East Main Street Congregational, Emmanuel Methodist, First Baptist, First Lutheran, First Methodist, Grace Episcopal, Mission Covenant, First Presbyterian, Salvation Army, Second Baptist, Trinity Lutheran, United Brethren and First Univer­ salis!. Though the mission is a community-wide event, all churches joined will use their own denominational materials, program and plans. The program will be fourfold, complete religious census Sunday, Oct. 18; self-study to evaluate church needs and responsibilities; fellowship cultivation and an enlargement plan for the evangelistic and educational program of lay leaders of the churches. Citations from the National Christian Teaching Mission information service shows that the Mission would not detract from the denominational programs but rather enhance them; would throw Christian friendship about un­ churched people through a group like the church to meet their loneliness, guiding them into a deeper fellowship of the church "and to an eternal relationship with the Friend of all mankind." The religious census will be held conneqtion *with the mission giving people a chance to note their church membership or cite preferences. The preference cards will be directed to the church in which the signator indicates his interest. in Runaway Boys Held For Detention Home Two boys believed to be runaways from a detention home in Chicago were picked up by Galesburg police Saturday at 11:30 p.m. The youths are Joseph C. "Huckleberry" Lund, 15, and Mike Joseph "The Frog" Grammone, 16 both of Chicago. Police acted on a tip by a Burlington Railroad agent Arrest in Hit-Run Harold M. Osborn, 54, of Champaign, was arrested Saturday at 11:14 p.m. in Galesburg by local police on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident at th>. Moline Airport. He was released to appear at the police station in Coal Valley 2 Pedestrians Hurt Two women pedestrians reported to police that they had been struck by a car driven by Edward Huffman, 45, of 701 S. Chambers St., Sunday at 5:45 p.m. at Main and Kellogg streets. The women, who reportedly suffered no more than minor injuries, were identified by police as a Mrs. Ogden and Mrs. Bert McLaughlin. The Huffman car was pulling from the curb and was westbound on Main when it struck the women who, were walking across the intersec-, tion, according to the report. Rain Cuts Illinois Fire Danger but More Is Needed SPRINGFIELD (UP)-Welcome rains showered Illinois during the weekend but state forestry and agriculture officials said today the state still needs more. Staff Forester Fred Siemert said reports from the Benton forestry office indicated the rains would cut the fire hazard in southern Illinois "two or three, maybe four days at the most." "It's still serious down there," Siemert said. "The rain momentarily stopped it, or slowed it down." Joseph A. Ewing, state agricultural statistician, said the rains would help farmers but "we could have one of those every week through the winter and still not catch up on our deficiency." Husband Dies of Wound Inflicted By Startled Wife CHICAGO WV- William Hughes Jr., 34, died early today of a stab wound police said his wife told them she accidentally inflicted Saturday when he kissed her while she was peeling potatoes. Police Capt. William Hennessey said Hughes' wife Genevieve, 22, told him she was startled by the kiss because she was unaware her husband had left another room where he had been watching the World Series on television. After Hughes' death, Hennessey ordered Mrs. Hughes taken into! custody pending an inquest. Turkey Favored For Membership In UN Council UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (UP) —Turkey, backed by the United States, was expected to win a seat on the powerful United Nations Security Council today in a close three-way contest with the Philippines and Russian-dominated Poland. A long series of ballots was ex pected when the General Assembly met to fill vacancies for two-year terms on the 11-nation council. While Turkey was conceded to have the edge, a two-thirds vote was necessary to elect a member. District Lawyers To Name Officers in Galesburg Wednesday Galesburg will be host Wednesday for the annual election meeting of the Fifth Illinois Supreme Court District of Federation of Local Bar Associations. Knox County Bar Association is sponsoring the all-day program to be conducted at the Custer Hotel. Joseph E. Daily of Peoria, Illinois Supreme Court justice, will address a luncheon meeting which also will hear Timothy I. McKnight of Chicago, president of the Illinois Bar Association. Election of district officers will be conducted at 2 p.m. The morning session will be as follows: 9:30 a.m., registration; 10 a.m., Eugene Letter of Peoria, district president, presiding, Knox County Bar Association president giving welcome, Reynolds M. Everett of Galva, district vice president, giving response; 10:15 a.m., Harry B. Hoffman of Peoria, "Recent Statutory Changes Affecting Probate"; and 11 a.m., J. Nelson Young of Urbana, "Special Partnership Problems." Afternoon speakers will include Owen Rail of Chicago, "Uniform Rules of Appellate Courts and Rules of the Supreme Court," and Daniel M. Schuyler of Chicago, "New Problems in Real Estate." A separate program is scheduled for wives of members. ^Presbyterians Exceed Goal in Fund Drive Members of the First Presby terian Church held a '"Victory Tea" in the church parlors Sunday afternoon to celebrate the successful conclusion of their two- week Church Building Improvement Fund Campaign. A final report presented at the tea by General Chairman William Work showed that the Presbyter- inns had pledged $58,270, 16 per cent more than the goal of $50,000. The funds will be used to rebuild and redecorate the interior of the church school, redecorate the sanctuary, provide new roofs for both church and manse, and pay off debts incurred in the 1946 remodeling of the sanctuary.' More than 400 pledges were received, Mr. Work reported, pointing out that this high figure was achieved through the cooperation of 120 volunteer campaign workers. Members of the executive committee for the campaign included Mr. Work, Thornton McClure, DeMott Fisk, Mrs. I. L. Goettler and Dr. Frank M. Huff. The advance gifts committee included Russell Meyer and E. S. Stickney. Treas urer for the campaign wa§ Charles C. Boydstun. Division managers were J. Bradley Chandler, William Richardson and Dave G. Swanson. Team cap tains included J. Howell Atwood, Jesse Baker, J. Edward Callahan, Maurice Cox, Dr. Robert Eyre, Blainfe Gorham, Phillip Mariner, John Meldrum, Culver C. Mills, George Nelson, Robert Stoerzbach and Harry Young. Pacifies Lead Under the "baseball" theme of the campaign, in the leading league was Mr. and Mrs. Chandler's "Pacific Coast" group. Close behind were Mr. Richardson's "National" and Mr. and Mrs. Swanson's "American." The winning team was the "Beavers" managed by Mr. and Mrs. Stoerzbach, second place going to Mr. and Mrs. Cox's team, the "Dodgers." Some of the exterior work on the church building has already been started. The major redecoration of the church school made possible by the campaign's sue cess will be started soon, church officials state. Minister of the First Presbyterian Church is the Rev. Kermit W. Petersen. In The Armed Force* Gustave ft. Soderstrom, aviation machinist's mate, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave A. Soderstrom, 663 E. Grove St., is at present partici pating in the, NATO exercise, Mariner, in the North Atlantic, one of the largest peace time sea and air maneuvers ever undertaken. Donald L. Earp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Earp of Biggsville, who enlisted in the Army in August, now has the following address: Pvt. Donald L. Earp, RA 16451715, Hq., Co. 1st Bn„ 85th Inf. Reg., 10th Inf. Div., Ft. Riley, Kan. Cpl. Donald Childcrs, brother of Mrs. George E. Nelson of 106 Phillips St., is in a hospital in Japan after receiving an eye injury when a piece of hose came off an airplane and hit him. The address is: Cpl. Donald L. Childers AF 16390692, APO 45, 141st Gen. Hosp., Postmaster, San Fran Cisco, Calif. Survivors of Crash Convene Aurora Man to Head Moose; Succeeds Giles MOOSEHEART, 111. WV-Paul P Schmitz, 51, of Aurora, 111., has been appointed director general of the Loyal Order of Moose. Schmitz will succeed Malcolm R. Giles who died a week ago. Schmitz, who has been director of the order's membership and enrollment division, was selected by the Supreme Council of the fraternal order Sunday. He will take over his new job Dec. 3. Schmitz' present position will be filled by Otto W. Meyers, Aurora, regional director for the Midwest. Schmitz is the son of the late John N. Schmitz who was first president of the Illinois Moose Association. 5 Die, 5 Injured In Auto Crash; Speedometer at 95 SAGINAW, Mich. (UP)-A car with 10 young people inside crashed into a bridge 7 miles south of here early today killing five and injuring five others. The stuck speedometer registered 95 m.p.h. Two of the dead were young mothers who left seven children. Another was a young father whose wife was to come home from the hospital today with their new baby. The new, hardtop convertible went off the edge of the pavement, struck a guard rail and careened into the bridge railing. The impact drove one of the front wheels back into the front seat. The 35th anniversary of the collision, during World War I, of the transports Otranto and Kashmir off the coast of Ireland, was noted Sunday at Clinton, Iowa, during the 15th annual reunion of the survivors. A dinner at the Hotel LaFayette preceded the business meeting, during which Ralph Egan of Clinton was named president and A. H. Telford of Galesburg was re-elected secretary- treasurer. This was the first reunion to which the wives of the survivors were invited. Attending from Galesburg were Mr. and Mrs. Telford, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. McDonald and Harry Johnson. Mr. McDonald is a past president of the organization. Joining the local group was Joe McCance of Marietta. Members of this group were aboard the Otranto at the time of the collision. Attending from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. John Lawthcrs and Mrs. John Rauber of Jcannette, Pa. Mr. Rauber passed away since the reunion a year ago. Until this year, Mr. Lawthers had the distinction of traveling the greatest distance to attend the reunion, but had to give way Sunday to John Taylor, who with his wife, came from California to attend the meeting. The 1954 reunion will be held at Davenport. Youth Leaves Job, Goes 1,500 Miles To Help His Pal ST. LOUIS W — An 18-year-old youth gave up his job and traveled more than 1,500 miles to help a boyhood pal who lies paralyzed in St. Louis County Hospital. Gail Clark, who was working at Pocatello, Idaho, recently learned that his friend, Jerry Hughes Jr., 20, suffered a broken vetebra that left him without use of his arms and legs. Hughes was injured Aug. 9 in a scuffle with a 15-year-old boy. Clark and Hughes played together as youngsters when their families lived at Leadwood, Mo. Clark now stays with Hughes from mid night till 9 a. m., turning the injured youth over every two hours, getting him water and other needs. Hughes' parents, with whom Clark now lives, take turns the rest of the day. Ten Indians Lodged in Jail For Tippling There were 10 intoxicated In* dians at large in Galesburg Saturday and then in a few hours there were none. AH were in the city jail as police moved swiftly to haul in the men, who are transient railroad track, maintenance workers. The 10 arc free again today, however, after paying fines or having their cases continued to Oct. 14 in police court. Paying $27.40 each were Chee Yazzie, 28, and Leo Sandoval, 23, of Gallup, N. M,; Carl Tabaka, 31, of Hauck, Ariz.; Walter Henry Jr., 28, of Crown Point, N. M.; and Hoskie Todokozie, 31, of Kingman, Ariz. Released on Bond Released on $200 personal bond in continuances were Chee Singer, 52, and Kee Guy, 40, both of Arizona; and Lee Benito, 31, Dick Chee, 26, and Tom Johnson, 42, all of Gallup, N. M. Several of the Indians were arrested in the Galesburg business district early Saturday afternoon. Tabaka and Johnson were arrested at the police station Sunday at 1:55 a. m. when they inquired about their companions who were in jail. Norman Adnms, 29, of Galesburg paid $17.40 after his arrest for being drunk and disorderly in a tavern Saturday at 2:27 p. m. In another Galesburg police court case, Earl Burkctt, 37, of Flora, received a continuance to Oct. 14 on hearing of an intoxication charge against him. He was arrested Saturday at 7:30 p. m. at the DeLuxe Cafe, 236 S. Seminary St., according to police. Driver Fined $150 Judge Gale Mathers in Knox County Court today levied a $150 fine against W. E. Meyers, 29, of Aurora, who pleaded guilty to reckless driving. Signing the complaint was Dale Smith, 36, of Oneida, who stated that he had to drive his truck off the road to avoid a collision with Meyers Saturday afternoon on Route 34 a mile south of Oneida. Tljc judge also placed Meyer on probation for one year and ordered his driver license revoked for a similar period. Assistant State's Attorney Dale F. Ruedig Jr. pointed out that Meyers had been drinking shortly before the mishap. ' Denies Drunk Driving Clyde E. Stoneking, 54, of East Galesburg, pleaded innocent today to a drunk driving charge, and he was released on $1,000 bond. He was arrested by. Galesburg police Saturday morning. Sentenced to six months each at Illinois Penal Farm for violation of probation were Thomas E. Adams, 37, of 778 E. Fourth St., arrested Saturday at 3:30 p. m., and Earl Delos Bellinger of Galesburg, arrested Sunday at 11:20 a. m. Six-month sentences also were meted out to O. W. Polst&n, 39, and D. J. Burnett of Dallas, Tex., who earlier had pleaded guilty to vagrancy. Andrew Shumaker of Galesburg was committed to the county jail until he pays $75 due on support payments for his wlfa and children. Motorist Pays $7.40 Bruce F. Steiert, 25, of Crystal Lake, paid $7.40 in Galesburg police court after being ticketed for ignoring a stop sign at West and Simmons Streets Sunday at 12:50 a.m. Enough of That ROSACIO, ARGENTINA (UP) Judge Juan Larguia has ordered a pretty show window demonstrator to "cease and desist." The girl, whose name was not made public, is employed by a washing-machine company. For several days, she has been "peeling" to the legal minimum in a show window and dropping her garments into a washing machine. City Officials Discuss Problems at Convention SPRINGFIELD (UP) — Some 1,200 Illinois city officials discussed mutual problems today as the 40th annual convention of the Illinois Municipal League entered its second day. Discussions of city traffic, sewage, finance, zoning and other problems were listed on the day's program. Mayor Frank D. Tailey of Mount Carmel, league president, was in charge of the convention. Ancel Is Speaker The three-day meeting opened Sunday afternoon with a welcoming address from Mayor John E. MacWhertex of Springfield. Louis Attending the convention from Galesburg are Mayor Leo W. Morrison, City Clerk Al Nystrom, City Treasurer Ted Lindberg, Health Officer Carl Ahline and Building Commissioner 0. F. Larson. Mayor Morrison and Clerk Nystrom will return home this evening to be present at the City Council meeting. Ancel, corporation counsel of Maywood, gave a talk on procedures of Illinois city councils and village boards. Officials presiding over panel discussions today included Mayor Robert Willis, Decatur; Mayor Clyde D. Absher, Downers Grove; Village Manager Walter Hoffman, Glen view; Mayor William Cunning- bam, Pinckneyviile; City Clerk Alfred Nystrom, Galesburg; City Clerk James Warren, Mattoon, and Corporation Counsel Max Lipkin, Peoria. Set flection Tuesday The convention concludes Tuesday with the annual business meeting, election of officers, and an address by State Sen. Frank John 900 (R-Kewauee). Boy Faints at Church Leo Hull, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hull, 156 Indiana Ave,, was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in an emergency police ambulance run Sunday at 7:35 p.m. after he fainted during evening services at the Mission Covenant Church. Mrs Hull stated that her son suffered a chest injury while swimming Friday. X-ray examination of the boy's chest was scheduled for today. Wilhamsfield W1LLIAMSFIELD — The Williamsfield Society of Christian Service will serve their annual turkey supper Thursday evening, Oct. 15, at the Methodist Church. The supper will be served family style. Miss Helen Anderson left Wednesday afternoon to return to her home in Chicago after a visit since Monday, in the home of her cousin, Mrs. E. W. Farquer. Dr.. and Mrs. James C. Fash and three children of Yates City are enjoying a part time vacation atf Happy Hollow Lake during the nice fall weather. They are living (in the Johnson cottage. i Co. *<6ALtt9UK'S 6AEATE1T STOPE UNCi 1*2* 125-135 East Main St. ANNIVERSARY SALE SPECIAL PURCHASE COWBOY BOOTS For little Boys and Girls $388 Sizes Small 5 to 12 Red leather with Whit*underlay trim Black leather with underlay trim. With R.d or Yellow plastic toy gun in holtterl.. and leather tpurs built right on I FAMILY SHOE DEPT. 0.1.'% STREET FLOOR

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