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Tuesday, October 6, 1953
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Newspaper Week Noted at Abingdon School Program The Daily Register-Mall, Galesburg, 111. Tuesday, .October ,e ,,,,l,fl69 11 ABINGDON—Newspaper Week coincided with the first Lyceum program at the high school of the year when Miss Val Lauder, writer of Kecn-Teen column for the Chi cago I)ail£ News appeared at the assembly Monday morning. Miss Lauder, who has written her column for the past six years, told of her experiences in the newspaper world. She told of the forming of the Press Club for teenagers, a group made up of editors and photographers of high school papers. Her talk was filled with interesting interviews the club has known, to mention a few, Pres. Truman, then Gen. Eisenhower, movie and radio stars, as well as politicians. She urged the young people in her audience in a "quest for the best" and spoke of self-pity as a "cancer of the soul." She was enthusiastic concerning youth and is now writing a book based upon her belief in them and their confidence which she has earned. Announce Marriage Announcements have been re- 1 ceived of the marriage of Miss Joan Mace, daughter of Mrs. John Culpepper Mace of Marion, S. C. and Lt. Richard Warden Bates, son of Dr. and Mrs. Harold S. Bates, Norwood, Ohio, Sept. 19 at Mar ion, S. C. Lt. Bates Is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Warden. The couple are both graduates of Stetson University, DeLand, Fla. where she was affiliated with Pi Beta Phi social sorority and he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity They will make their home at Washington D. C, following a few weeks at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. He is in the* Judge Advocate General's do partmcnt. Mrs. Harvey Dies Mrs. Anna Trovillo Harvey, 03, died at 2 o'clock Monday after noon at the Napier Nursing Home in Abingdon. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Sulli van-Larson Funeral Home. The Rev. Harold Dagley will be in charge. Friends may call at the funeral homo until service time Burial will be in Abingdon Cemetery. Mrs. Harvey was born at Twenty Miles Stand, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1860 She moved to the Abingdon community while quite young. She was married to Arthur Harvey at Hermon Dec. 24, 1879. Mr. Harvey preceded her in death. Mrs. Karvcy was a member of the Methodist Church and,thc Cum Join Us Class of the church. Her closest survivors are two nieces, Mrs. Mina Foltz and Mrs Ruth Murphy, both of Abingdon. A brother also preceded her in death. Speak Vows On Saturday evening, Mrs. Betty Brashear, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stockham, Abingdon and Rodney Johnson of Galesburg were united in marriage in a double- ring ceremony performed by the Rev. John C. Watson, at the Christian Church, Abingdon. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockham of Abingdon. Mrs. Johnson is employed at Butler Mfg. Galesburg and Mr. Johnson is employed at Ricketts Cleaners, Abingdon. They are at home at an apartment at 201*A S. Main St., Abin& don. Wrist Fractured Margaret Ann Todd, 4-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steele Todd, fractured her left arm above the wrist while she was playing at her home on Saturday morning. Issue Invitation The Rev. and Mrs. A. Harold Dagley, formerly of Abingdon, now residing in Carthage, invite all relatives and friends of this community to attend the wedding and reception of their daughter, Norma Feme, to Harold E. Day of Abingdon, to be held in the First Methodist Church in Carth age, at 3 o'clock, Sunday, Oct. 18 Meeting Postponed The Merry - Go - Round Club, which was to have met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Gertie Allen in Eimwood, has been postponed until Wednesday, Oct. 14. To Nursing Home Ray Bourne of Pearland, Tex., who has visited here at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Brokaw, was taken on Saturday to St. Martha's Nursing Home in Knoxville. Non Siesta Club Mrs. Cora Downs entertained the Non Siesta Club at her home on Friday afternoon. Mrs. 'Ralph Lewis and Mrs. Talmadge Wimer were guests. Two tables of bridge were at play during the afternoon and Mrs. Florence Ives won high score O prize and Mrs. Wimer was second high. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Will Meet The Women's Fellowship of the Congregational Church will meet Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock In the church parlors. This will be an audience participation program on missions, so plan to take something from your newspaper, magazine or elsewhere 1o read or tell to the group. Refreshments will be served. The Mary and Martha Class of the Methodist Church will meet Thursday evening at the home of Miss Flo Lamb who will bo assisted by Mrs. Dan Reeder and Mrs. Mae Jameson. Abingdon Personals Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Stockham of near Smithfieid were Sunday guests at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. John Stockham. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Hopping and family spent Sunday visiting friends and relatives in Table Grove, Summum and Havana. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cuba and daughters, Cynthia and Paula, spent the weekend in Chatham and Springfield, visiting relatives and friends. Dr. Noel Carter of Brighton, Iowa, and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Dressier and Mary Lou of Richmond, Iowa, visited their mother, Mrs. Nora Carter, on Sunday. Sgt. Eugene Johnson arrived home on Sunday after spending two years in the armed forces. Gene received his discharge at Ft. Lewis, Wash. Mrs. Clara Hocking of Bone PRESENT JEWELS—Six members of the Galva Odd Fellows Lodge were awarded jewels denoting 25 -ycar membership for each at a ceremony held Monday night at the I.O.O.F. Hall fn Galva. Seated from left arc Milo Goodale, G. E. Teagar- den, 65-year member of the Odd Fellows, who made the presentation; and George Kroll. Standing, A. E. Johnson, K. W. Johnson. Glenn Swank and Fred O. Waller. (Register-Mall photo by Frances Townsend.) Galva Odd Fellows Present Pins to Six 25-Year Members of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Brokaw. GALVA—Galva Lodge of I.O.O.F. honored six members on Monday evening on the occasion of their 25th year as Odd Fellows. Twenty five-year pins were presented to George Kroll, Milo Goodale, Glenn Swank, Fred 0. Waller, K. W. Johnson, and A. E. Johnson, the . ~ -- [presentation being made by G. E. Gap is a guest of ,Mrs. Nora Cart-JTcagardcn, who wears the 50-year or this week) !j eweI an j j s observing his 65th Mrs. Myrta Haas moved last;year in the lodge. A gift was prc- week to the Napier Home. sented to Mr. Teagarden by the Mrs. Ray Bourne left on Satur- noble grand, Harold Stephenson, day for her home in Pearland, j n commeroration of his long Tex. after a visit here at the homejterm of membership. ,. n „A »»_.. '" J - " ' ' -phc 0 p en meeting followed a short regular meeting of the lodge and was largely attended by Odd Fellows, Rebckahs and friends together with a delegation from the Kcwanee lodge of I.O.O.F. Group singing of America was followed by two vocal solos by Mrs. John Mascail and a group of readings by Mrs. Harold Stephenson. The Rev. Eugene Anderson was guest speaker for the occasion and the program closed with a group of piano selections by J. A. Hall. Several musical selections were given'by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jones and children, Carol and Ronnie. "Whispering Hope," "It Is No Secret" were played by Mr. Jones and Carol and Ronnie on the Hawaiian and steel guitar and accordion. "Lady of Spain," and "Tumbling Tumbleweed" were played as duet numbers on the Hawaiian and steel guitars by Mr. Jones and his son and Mr. and Mrs. Jones sang two duet numbers, "Mighty Pretty Waltz" and "God Will Take Care of You." Centennial observance of the Kewanee Lodge of I.O.O.F. will be observed on Oct. 11-17, with members attending church in a body on Oct. 11 in commemoration of the week. G. E. Teagarden of Galva will present 50-year jewels to several members of the Kewanee lodge on Oct. 12. Refreshments were served following the Monday night meeting of the Galva lodge. Hold Election For Bushnell Girl Scouts BUSHNELL—Girl Scout Troop 9 met Monday evening after school at the Recreation Center with 15 girls present and leader, Mrs. R E. Brewbakcr, assisted by Mrs. Leo Graves. Officers were elected as follows: President, Marie Dimmitt; vice president, Patricia Kirt ley; secretary, Lee Ann Wagle; treasurer, Kay Vincent; program committee, Helen Benkendorf, Judith King and Linda Reno. Reporters, Gloria Graves, Lenora Hays, Mary Ann Cunningham; photographer, Ann Louise Walls and hostess committee, Sue Kirby and Barbara Robinson. The girls discussed badges and paid 'dues. Set Williams Rites Funeral services for Clyde O. Williams, who died here Sunday night, will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m. at the Kugler Funeral Home with the Rev. A. J. Copeland, pastor of the Methodist Church officiating and burial will be in the Bushnell Cemetery. , He was born March 23, 1869 in Fulton County. Friends may call at the funeral home. Dinner Guests Mrs. Mabel Standifird entertained at dinner Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Morrow and family, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ellison, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Livingston and Mr. and Mrs. John Hatch. Bushnell Personals Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Didlock had as weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Frank Didlock, two sons and her mother of Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson of Burlington spent Sunday here in the home of Mrs. Pearl Wheeler. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Lybarger observed their 45th wedding by motoring to Havana for dinner. Perry McLane visited his daughter, Mrs. Gene Lefler and husband Friday at Colchester. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Gemricher and daughter, Ardith, of Des Monies, la., and Mr. and Mrs. Will Hoover were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hoover dent; A. B. Clayton, second vice president; and Dr. Robert A. Roper, third vice president. Dallas Brown of Galva was reelected to the office of secretary and Fred O. Waller to the office of treasurer. No More Dances No further dances will be held at Lake Calhoun, according to the committee in charge. A dance was held last Saturday night when the Gaiva Rhythm Kings furnished music for dancing. Return Home Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Brown and son, Terry, of Des" Moines, Iowa, were weekend guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Keeler. They also attended funeral services on Saturday afternoon for their aunt, Miss Mary Brown of Altona. They returned Sunday t6 their home in Iowa. Street Work** (Continued from page 2) sell Johnson and his crew arc now ready to take care of a number of jobs, which have been delayed because of lack of time, it was reported by Alderman Arnot Montgomery, committee chairman. DKATHS AND FUNERALS MRS. LEOTA SIMCOX ALEXIS—Funeral services for Mrs. Lcota Simcox, who died Fri day at Cottage Hospital, were conducted Saturday at 2 p. m. in the McKnight Memorial Home with the Rev. E. B. Paine officiating. Mrs Community Chorus Spring Concert To Offer "King David" A choral composition reputed as, , . . ... ... of exceptional merit wi'i r offer-i of instances to bring out his point. An effort to establish by ordi-j William McKnight sang, accompa nance a parking commission, was', nicd by Mrs. J. W. Britton. blocked as Aldermen Gard and 1 Pallbearers were Charles and Erickson objected to Alderman I Howard Bailey, Allen Laughhcad, McNamara's motion that an ordi-j Lester Montgomery, Robert Driffill nance to this effect be passed. I and Erwin Kunz. The matter will now have to await j Burial was in the Alexis Ceme- action at the next meeting. J tery. To Extend Parking Meiers The traffic control committee! chairman asked that the clerk provide the aldermen with copies of an ordinance calling for parking meters on the west side of Seminary street, between Tompkins and South streets. After suspension of rules, the aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance establishing a no-parking zone on the south side of Simmons street, between Cedar and West streets. This ban will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on days the public schools are in session. The chairman made an appeal for caution on the part of motorists in school areas. He also ap- MRS. MARTHA HOBKIRK MAQUON — Funeral services for Miss Martha (Mattie) Hobkirk, 94, were conducted at the Maquon Methodist Church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Julius J. Webb officiated. Mrs. Recce Thurman sang accompanied by Mrs. Gerald Gooding at the organ. The Good Will Chapter 184, Order of Eastern Star, of which the deceased was a charter member, attended the services in a body and gave their committal rites. Casket bearers were T. F. Good. ,ing, Floyd Mathews, John Harler, pealed to mothers to keep a more j Charles E. Falkenroth, John Swig- watchful eye on their small chil-j a rt and Russell Cecil, dren who may be playing in orj Burial was in the Maquon Ceme- near the streets. He cited a couple;tery. Too Hot Stove Pipe Causes Windsor Blaze NEW WINDSOR — The Rivoli Fire Department was called to the George Johnson home at 10:25 o'clock this morning where an overheated stove pipe caused a fire around the chimney and upstairs. Damage is estimated at more than a hundred dollars. Hear Game Officer Guest speaker for the regular meeting of Galva Rotary Monday noon was Lowell McKirgin of LaFayette, conservation officer for the State of Illinois. His talk concerned the various phases of his work. Leslie Grimm, also of LaFayette, was chairman of the day and introduced the speaker. Discussion was held concerning a joint meeting of Rotary and Lions Clubs to be held some time in the near future. Although no date was set a committee was named from Rotary to work on plans: the Rev. A. R. Koch, L. H. Best and Charles A. Whitney. Rotary guests from Kewanee in eluded: Harry Harper, Cletus Mc Guire, and Hi-Test Johnson. Dr Martin Anderson of Denver was a guest together with Henry Falkner of Woodhull and Dr. David Hanford of Boise, Idaho. Chairman of the day for the meeting next week is George Kroll. To Bankers' Event E. F. Cramer, president of the First National Bank in Galva, has been Invited to attend a soil con servation meeting sponsored by the Mercer County bankers and Soil Conservation leaders this afternoon and evening. A tour of soil conservation farms In Mercer County will be made during the afternoon and at the dinner meeting in Aledo in the evening, Mr Cramer will speak on "What Bank ers Can Do In the Development of the Soil Conservation Program." . To Conference A. E. Heck left Monday for Champaign where he will be in attendance today and Wednesday at the meeting of the Illinois Secondary School Principals Association. Mr. Heck is principal of Galva High School.. Plan Party World War II Mothers will hold a regular meeting and Halloween party Thursday night in Legion Hall. Hostesses will be Mrs. Morris Cain, chairman, Mrs. Margaret Forest, Mrs. LeRoy Mendel and Mrs. Tillie Nelson. Calhoun Board Elects The board of directors of Lake Calhoun Association met Monday evening for a regular business meeting and election of officers in the dining room of LaFayette Methodist Church. A chicken dinner served by the women of the church preceded the business I meeting. Leon H. Best was reelected! president. Other officers include: Paul Cushmao, first vice presi- Former Pastor At Knoxville Speaks Sunday KNOXVILLE—The Rev. C. Wil bur Nelson of Racine, Wis., former pastor of the Knoxville Lutheran Church, will be the guest of the local congregation next Sunday and will be the speaker. The centennial concert will be given Sunday evening. This Will be another of a series of special events during the centennial celebration. The final practice for the junior choir, before the centennial con cert, will be held at the church at 4:30 Wednesday. All who ex pect to sing at this concert are requested to attend this rehearsal Mrs. Clyde Collis is the choir lead er. Confirmation Class The 1953-54 confirmation class will be organized in the Phoebe room at the Lutheran Church Saturday morning at 9:30. All young people 12 years of age or older, or who will be 12 before the end of the year, are invited to join this class, since another class will not be organized until 1955. Anyone desiring further information regarding this class is asked to contact the Rev. Glenn Anderson before next Saturday. Veteran's Benefit Forget-me-not Day, observed in the business section Saturday, netted $47, which will be sent to disabled war vetera'ns. Small blue flowers were sold by a group of women, with Mrs. E. R. Reed chairman, under the direction of the D.W.V. organization out of Peoria. Hospital Patient Mrs. Joe Flynn, who resides east of Knoxville, submitted to a major operation Monday at Cottage Hospital. Visitor Returns Home Mrs. Florence Hensley left Monday for her home in Phoenix, Ariz., after spending three weeks with her sister, Mrs. W. E. Lawson and husband. Men 's Club Meets The October meeting of the| Methodist Men's Club will be held at the church Wednesday night at 8 o'clock. | Square D'jncers A group of Knoxville and Gales burg square-danc srs will appear on television next Sunday night at 6 o'clock, broadc/ sting from station WOC-TV, with Orlo Moore the caller, The di ncers include Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ring of Knoxville, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Jack fc'ehwarz, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Einspahr, Galesburg. Gospel Services Gospel services Wednesday and Saturday at the Good Samaritan Home. Bible study and prayer service Wednesday 7:45. Saturday Sabbath School, 9:45; Gospel discourse, 11,. Saturday, by Dr. James Wang. Missionary Society The Woman 's Missionary Society will meet Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Lutheran Church. Boxes of Blessing are to be taken to this meeting. A program is to be given, with Mrs. Sig Eklund as chairman and members whose names start with A-N will st -rve as hostesses. Hold Potluck Recently the Flynn Community Club held a potluck dinner under the supervision of Elof and Howard Ellison. These same two men ed at the spring concert of the Galesburg Community Chorus, according to announcement by Thomas W. Williams, diredor, at Monday evening's chorus rehearsal. It will be "King David" by Arthur Ho gger, contemporary composer, and a native of Havre, Fra .ce. While the concert will not be given till the latter part of April, Mr. Williams plans to start preliminary rehearsals before the Christmas holiday season. The chorus continued intensive rehearsals of a i.umber of choruses from e Messiah" at Beecher Chapel Monday evening when 105 persons attended. Rehearsals are in preparation for the annual December concert. Woodhull Mothers To Sponsor Program, Tea WOODHULL — Mothers of World War II will sponsor a program and tea at the American Legion Hall Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. A prize will be given and the public is invited to attend. Limited Slams- (Continued from page 2) The Galesburgers were Engineers C. H. Walters and R. L. Glas er, Conductor R. L. Coburn, Brakemen L. A. Nelson and C. E. Byerly and Fireman E. R. Carter. The "Q" train consisted of 43 cars when it left Ottumwa. Eighteen of. this total which were on the head end of the makeup were brought on to Galesburg. Detour Trains The Rock Island tracks run north and south in crossing the "Q" railroad's east and west lines in the Fairfield yards. The California Zephyr of the "Q," which is due out of Galesburg westbound at 5:30 p. m., was ordered back to Galesburg, Monday evening when it reached Burlington, for detour around the WTeckage. This train and No, 29, a fast mail due here from Chicago at 11:23 p. m., were detoured from Galesburg to Quincy through St. Joseph, Mo., and to Omaha. Open Route All eastbound trains proceeded over the regular route after a clearing was made at the derailment scene. The eastbound California Zephyr was one hour late on arrival here today at 12:ip p.m., while the Denver Zephyr was two hours behind schedule. Other delays were noted for Ak- Sar-Ben Zephyr and a local. The latter tran, due here from the west at 3:30 a.m. arrived at 11:20 a.m. Speed Trap to Be Tried A Speed-O-Meter, designed to assist traffic officers in trapping speeders, will be acquired on a trial basis. Alderman Gard sought LEROY JOHNSON Leroy Johnson, 67, former Galesburg resident, died unexpectedly last Friday evening at Forsyth, Mont. He is survived by a to have it purchased outright at a sister, Mrs. Leslie J. Wasson and cost of $495 but the Council went a niece, Mrs. Paul W. Gard, both along with Alderman Joseph M .I of Galesburg, and a nephew, Har- O'Connor's amendment that it be 1 old J. Wasson, Abingdon. His given a trial before purchase is!death was caused by a cerebral ma( ] e I hemorrhage. Mr. Johnson was a A request was made by Alder-j Northern Pacific Railroad en- man Childers that the stop sign,]g' neer now located some distance west of the southwest corner of Cherry and Ferris streets, be moved to the corner, where it may be seen by motorists. The danger now existing at this intersection was cited by the alderman. Alderman Budd wanted to know how permission was secured to cut away so much curbing at this location. Alderman Gard referred to the fact that no-parking signs for an area on Main street, west of Henderson street, where trucks, are blocking driveways, had not, been installed. Alderman Jackson said this matter should be taken up with the two 6th ward aldermen. Alderman McNamara asked the two aldermen, Jackson and Childers, to make a checkup and report back at the next meeting. The Council concurred in Alder- J. E. MORGAN GALVA—J. E. Morgan, 86, a retired livestock and grain farmer of Lynn Township in Knox County, died today at 7 a.m. in his farm home, following an illness of two years' duration. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Johnson anj Gill Chapel at Galva, where friends may call Wednesday evening. Burial will be in the Galva Cemetery. One of a family of 13 children, Mr. Morgan was born in Lynn Township Aug. 2, 1867, and was a lifelong resident of that locality. He was married to Miss Sara Jane Collinson in Knox County Oct. 30, 1889, and she preceded him in death Jan. 1, 1933. Mr. Morgan was active in his , . ifarming business until six years man O Connor s recommendation, ! a g 0 when he retired. He was a as chairman of the miscellaneous:member of the Baptist Church in committee, that an ordinance be passed, granting a zoning change for property on Monmouth boulevard, west of McClure street. The chairman asked that copies of an ordinance calling for a change at 1518 Grand Ave. be sent to the aldermen. These two changes were covered in hearings last Saturday at the City Hall, at which time the committee approved the Monmouth boulevard request and rejected the Grand avenue petition. Set Zoning Hearing A hearing will be conducted Saturday at 9:30 a.m. on, a petition for a zoning change, involving five properties on Main street, immediately west of Henderson) street. It was indicated a motel is planned for this location. Alderman Jackson, sidewalk chairman, reported needed sidewalk repairs in various parts of the city. His motion that water mains be installed on the portion of Franklin street recently dedicated as a street, was not recognized by the mayor. Alderman Erickson criticized the mayor's action, stating the Council should be privileged to vote on the matter. Before concluding the session, which lasted almost two hours and 30 minutes, the aldermen sat as the Town Board to allow claims. Galva for many years and served several terms as trustee of the church. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Anderson, who resided with her father since the death of Mrs. Morgan; a son, Eugene Morgan, Galesburg; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren He also- was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and seven brothers. MRS. ELIZABETH, SftfWMf Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Seyffert of 423 E. Knox Dr., Tucson, Ariz., who died Saturday, will be held Thursday at 2 p. fn. In Young's Chapel, 8210 S. Racine St., Chicago. Mrs. Seyffert was the mother of Mrs. Milo Gibbs of Kansas City, Mo., who formerly resided here at 524 N. West St. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Chicago. LEROY LUPER AVON — Funeral services for Leroy Luper, who died Friday at Saunders Hospital, were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in the Presbyterian Church at Prairie City. The Rev. Mr. Hinkle of the Canton Presbyterian Church officiated. Organist was Mrs. C. D. Bone, who accompanied Roycc Davis, soloist. Pallbearers were Roland Mead, Alonzo Crabill, Ralph Serven, Lowell Roberts, Dale Butler, Clair Mings, Randolph Arter and Leo Phillips. Burial was in the Prairie City Cemetery. In addition to survivors listed previously, there is one granddaughter. Mr. Luper was preceded in death by one son, Donald. MRS. ERNEST D. DILLEY Funeral services for Mrs. Ernest D. Dilley, 55, of 230 Pine St., who died Saturday, were held today at 2 p. m. in the First Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Leman V. Olsenius, pastor, officiating. Vocal selections were offered by Mrs. Virginia Blucker, accompanied by Mrs. C. E. VanNorman, organist. Burial was in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were C. E. Anderson, O. O. Nelson, Edward Mitchell, Dan Smith, Forrest McCaw and Gale Weir. WILLARD L. EGGERT Funeral services for'Willard L. Eggert of 100 Lake St., who died Sunday, were held at 3 o'clock this afternoon at the First and Puckett Funeral Home. The Rev. Kermit W. Petersen of the First Presbyterian Church officiated. Mrs. Clifford Pearson sang and Mrs. Paul Clausen was the organist. * Pallbearers were Joe Campisi, Don Johnson, Ernest Thickstun, Ray Palmer, C. L. Loy and C. H. Reed. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Sister Named Heir Mary Allen, Galesburg, is listed as an heir to the estate of Josephine Schaum, Moline, who died Sept. 2, according to petition for probate of will filed Saturday in the Rock Island County Probate Court. The will, dated May 27, 1950, designated Mrs. Elsa Broadfoot, Moline, a niece, as executrix. The will specified that $2,000 be bequeathed to Mrs. Broadfoot; $1,000 to a sister, Mary Allen, Galesburg, and four nieces and nephews; $500 each to four great- nephews; $20Q each to five nieces and nephews and one great-niece; and $1 to one niece. The petition sets up $15,000 in personal property and $5,000 in real estate. Family Affair WARREN, Conn. (UP)- First selectman Willis Tanner won't have to be introduced to his fellow officeholders. Other winners in Monday's election were his brother Irving, constable; their father Herbert, tax collector; cousin Eldred, tax assessor, and cousin Marjorie, agent of the town deposit fund. Whipped Pup PORTLAND, Ore. (UP)- Frank Charging Dog, 51-year-old Indian, was stopped today. Charging Dog was sentenced to 60 days in jail on a drunkeness charge. Reopening of- (Continued from page 2) cation in the district in which taverns may operate, the objections should not affect the Council's decision. Take 2—Re-Opening , There was discussion as to the length of time the place has been closed, whether there has been intention shown to abandon the location for tavern purposes or whether there has been intention shown to keep it for this type of business. In this connection, Alderman Montgomery asked the corporation counsel to make a checkup. Cites Nuisance Alderman Budd said people in that vicinity have taken a lot of abuse and should be given consid MRS. RUTH MINTEER ALEDO — Mrs. Ruth Minteer, 78, of Millersburg, died Monday evening here in the Mercer County Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Millersburg Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Charles Johnson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Millersburg Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church Wednesday morning and until time of the funeral services. Arrangements for the rites are under direction of the Sherrard Funeral Home in Aledo. The former Miss Ruth Burgess, Mrs. Minteer was born at Millersburg Oct. 12, 1875, and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a lifelong resident of the Millersburg area. She was married to William Minteer Feb. 7, 1914, and he preceded her in death in 1933. In the early part of her life, Mrs. Minteer was a member at the former Millersburg Methodist Church until its disbandment. She later joined the community's Presbyterian Church. Survivors are the following stepchildren: Ernest and Lyle Minteer and Mrs. Virgil Struble, of Aledo; Mrs. Florence Ramsden, Rock Island, and Mrs. Hilton Gripple, Columbus Junction, Iowa. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. Possibly He's Right MILWAUKEE, Wis. (UP)— Fred DeVorse charged cruelty in a divorce suit today against his wife, Phyllis HARRY A. SHOVER LONDON MILLS—Funeral services for Harry A. Shover, 57, of London Mills, who died Friday, were held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the London Mills Methodist Church with the Rev. T. L. Kneebone in charge assisted by the Rev. J. E. Mahon'ey. The London Mills American Legion Post was in charge of military rites at the graveside in West Midway Cemetery. Members of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Masonic Lodge attended in a body. Pallbearers were F. L. Boden, Ezra Tessier, C. W. Wolford, Edde Meyer, A. N. Overton and Junior B. Watkins. Honorary pallbearers were Vern Effland, Charles Bliss, Harold Effland, Wendell Owens, Edgar Irons, Merle Tice and Max Robinson. Mr. Shover was born on the family farm near Hermon April 2, 1896. He attended local rural schools and Abingdon and Princeville High Schools. Mr. Shover was a veteran of World War I serving in England and France. On Dec. 26, 1922, he was married to Miss Clara Timmons in the London Mills Methodist Church with the Rev. Mr. Kneebone performing the wedding ceremony. For 28 years Mr. Shover was on the Chestnut Township board and more recently was a justice of the peace. He afso served on the London Mills school board for some years. Mr. Shover was a member of the Hermon Methodist Church, the American Legion and the Masonic Lodge. Surviving are his wife; a son, Stanford, who teaches at Abingdon; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Ward of Bloomington, Mrs. Mabel Roberson of Canton and Miss Lucille Shover of Chicago; and three brothers, Ralph of Knoxville, and William and George, both of London Mills. His parents and a sister preceded him in death. DeVorse said his wife kicked „ •* j -• , t ,, him > threw an iron at him, hit him eration. He cited noise late at with a bucket, and called him "vile will arrange for entertainment at another meeting of the group to be held Nov. 6. Refreshments will be under the direction of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Sopher. Home Front Hospital Mrs. Stanley Baker and infant son, Stephen Alan, have gone to their home from St. Mary'* Hospital- night and Sunday operation as two obnoxious conditions. Alderman Erickson said some of the signers of the petition themselves frequent taverns. Alderman John B. Bell asked the corporation counsel to check the angle of time limit on reopening this establishment. Earlier in the discussion, Mayor Leo W. Morrison suggested the matter be referred to the liquor commission, and at the close of the discussion it appeared the matter wil leventually be han- j died by the commission members. Alderman Earl J. McNamara requested the corporation counsel to check property on South Chambers street, being used as a junk yard. names" when he locked himself in side his truck to get away from her. The right man on the right job in the right place. That's the goal of National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week. Abacus Remains TOKYO (UP) — Electronic calculating machines don't figure to replace the ancient abacus. A record 224,000 persons took nationwide examinations Monday to earn abacus certificates. Sullivan-Larson Funeral Home 206 N. Washington St Abingdon, Illinois Mrs. Anna Trovillo Harvey Abingdon, HI. Services: 2 P.M. — WEDNESDAY Sullivan-Larson Funeral Home Interment: Abingdon Cemetery Friends may call at the funeral home until hour of service. KIMBER & WEST Air-Conditioned Chapel FUNERAL DIRECTORS For Over 40 Years 36 PUBLIC SQUARE Mr. Win. Mpberg Rt. 1, Galesburg Funeral: 2 P.M. — WEDNESDAY at Henderson Grove Church Friends may call at Kimber and West Chapel this evening. (Friends wishing to make floral offerings may send funds to Memorial Fund at Henderson Grove Church.) r i LACKV kSONS

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