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Vh» Dally BartitefJMatl. Oaleaburg, 111 2 Elections to Wednesday. October 7, 1953 Boost County Fire Districts Maquon ahtl Altona area election* to establish fire districts, if the proposals carry, will boost Klictt County organized fire protect tlco to almost 100 per cent coverage. The Maquon election is scheduled for Oct. 13; the Altona Orte for a later date. Knox County now has 13 fire districts with the formation in the last year of two—Henderson Town- Ship and Gelesburg Township Precinct 2. Pew Areas Unprotected The only areas not covered by existing districts or not included in the two scheduled elections are: rural properties fringing Galesburg on the south, west and north aides — except for North Broad street which is protected; a portion of the east side of the south half of Maquon Township; a small portion of Knox Township north of East Galesburg; and six sections in the north edge of Persifer Township. . A detailed map in the county clerk's office indicates that the two elections will include the last of large county areas without fire protection. The Maquon election will embrace all of Maquon Township, except a portion of the east edge, and parts of Haw Creek, Orange and Chestnut Townships. Polls Open 6 a. m. to 5 p. m. Polls will be open Oct. 13 from 6 a. m. to 5 p. m. Maquon resi dents are to vote at the village town hall. Other legal voters of the four townships are to cast their ballots at Hill Top Community Club, formerly Swigart School, situated lVz miles north of Maquon. ^ Formation of Maquon Community.. Fire Protection District would alow a maximum tax of 10 cehts for every $100 of assessed valuation. State statute sets the maximum tax, and districts may operate for less. Election for Z Townships The Altona area election will include the west third of Walnut Grove Township and all of Lynn Township but the southeast third. The other portions of the townships are now protected. . Organization of fire districts permits the formation of regular fire departments from tax revenue Residents who do not live in organized districts often have to rely on fire departments of nearby cities.. Fire fighting services may lost a property owner as much as 5100 when he calls on a nearby fire station for which he has not paid taxes. Teacher Groups to Meet in Galesburg Baptist Men of Illinois-Iowa District Meet The annual Knox County teachers institute will be held Thurs day ill the auditorium of Galesburg High School, with some 600 teacher* expected to be in attendance, according to information today from the office of Jesse R. Peck, county superintendent of schools. The teachers will assemble tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. Following a M-minute announcement period, they will hear a talk on the American junior Red Cross by MiSs Jewell Dixon of the St. Louis area lied Cross. The teacher re tirement 3ystem will then be discussed by Miss Laura Arends of the office of the state superin tendent of public instruction at Springfield, There will be an intermission from 10:10 to 10:20 o'clock, after which sectional meetings will be held until 11:30 o'clock. Miss Nellie Swanson of Galesburg will preside over a session in the auditorium, during which the teaching of reading will be discussed by Miss Kay Ware, language arts consultant in the St. Louis, Mo., public schools. Dr. J. L. Archer of Western Illlinois State College, Macomb, will discuss the teaching of English in the junior and senior high school at the session held in Room 105, and presided over by Mrs. Mae Cramer of Abingdon. Another WISC faculty member, Dr. Marcy Bodine, will appear at the meeting in Room 212 on teaching the social studies, with T. M. Butler of Williamsfield presiding. Math and Science Mathematics and science will be the subject of the meeting in Room About a hundred men represent ing Baptist General Conference of America Congregations of Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa at tended the second annual Regional Brotherhood banquet held Tuesday evening in the parish hall of the First Lutheran Church, with the Bethel Baptist Brotherhood as host. After dinner, prepared and served by women of the First Lutheran Church under the direction of Mrs. C. A. Carlson, Harold Krantz introdiiced the program of the evening. An inspiring sing was led by Al Engwall of Moline, with . Mike Greenwell of Monmouth at the piano. A solo, "No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus," was sung by Lee Granger of Monmouth. The Bethel Men's Chorus, under the direction of Rudolph Sward, sang two selections, "An 101, presided over by Miss Jean- Evening Prayer',' and " A ' New _ ^ J.4. — n I j _ * *?• ...in. . —. .. Burglary Nets Rich Antiques A recent burglary at the farm of Ralph S. Tyler near Yates City involved several valuable antiques, according to a report today from the Knox County sheriff's office. Tyler, who resides in Elmwood, has described some of the items taken as priceless antiques dating from the Civil War period. Deputy Sheriff Max Jones stated that Tyler has offered a reward for return of his property. The antiques were taken from a farm house situated one mile west and south of Yates City. The house has been unoccupied for 17 years, according to Tyler. Entry was gained by prying off boards from the sealed residence. Tyler told authorities that he discovered the theft Saturday and that it must have occurred sometime Friday since he regularly passes the house en route to water livestock. Itemizes Stolen Effects Items reported by Tyler as stolen include four 'muzzle-loading shotguns, one flintlock rifle, two priceless lamps, a tractor chain, a Mexican boy's saddle which he had as a boy, and his personal papers for the last 5C years. Deputy Jones has learned that an auto was seen parked at the Tyler farm Friday night — the night of the burglary. Jerald Bowers, who resides near the burglary scene, stated that he saw the car but is not able to provide a detail eji description of it. HIDDEN TREASURE In your attic or garage? There might very well bel Take a look around your (tore room, how rr.any articles do you see that could be sold? Quite a few, probably, most every family has an assortment of outgrown items that can still give a lot oi service. Why not let folks know about the thing; you have to sell? It's easyl An Inexpensive Want Ad will do the Job for you. It only takes a few minutes to place an ad, if you can't get down to the counter, just telephone in your ad or mail It. You'll find the price is low and you'll be pleased with the results. Get the Want Ad habit, it paysl Sold Everything ... . Ad Bin 2 Days • POSTER mahogany bed, complete, and dresser, $50; white kitchen table. 4 chair*!, $9; Italian carved bench, »5; brass table, marble top, So. Phone Phone 4455 JHg PAIIY REGISTER-MAIL nette Shearer of Knoxville, with Dr. H. G. Ayre of WISC leading the discussion on mathematics Ray Dunn of Galesburg High School will be in charge of the •ession in the school library, where the subject will be vocational education and the guest speaker will be Lowell Burkett, state supervisor of trades and industrial education. Forest Keagle of the office of the state superintendent of schools will lead the session in Room 200 on physical education for all, with Don Viar of Abingdon presiding. Edwin Lantz of Galesburg High School will be in charge of the meeting in Room 107, where the subject will be music and art in education, with Prof. Creston Klingman of Knox College as the speaker. Following the lunch hour, Earl Hanson, superintendent of the public schools in 'Rock Island, will address the entire gathering on Moral and Spiritual Values in Our Public Schools. This session will be from 1:15 to 2 o'clock, after which there will be an intermission from 2 to 2:10 o'clock. The sectional meetings will resume at 2:10 o'clock and will follow the morning pattern except that Prof. Isaac Peterson of Knox College will discuss art in the music and art division and Dr. A. C. Walton, also of Knox College, will discuss science in:the science and mathematics division. The institute is scheduled to come to a close at 3:10 o'clock. Name in Glory." Devotions were led by Perry Hedberg of Davenport, and prayers were offered by Rev. Don Shogren of Moline and the Rev. George Sprague of Kewunee. Rev. William Turnwall, secretary of Home Missions of the Baptist General Conference, brought greetings from the conference, from the National Brotherhood and from Conference Missionaries in Alaska. An offering was received for Alaskan missions, a project of the Brotherhood. Speaks on Timothy Text Henry Kraakevik, Christian layman and head of the Stewardship Department of the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, brought the main address of the evening. Introducing his message with the words "Thou, Therefore, My Son," from the second chapter of Timothy, he challenged the men to follow courage, confession of Christ, composure and consistency of living to know and enjoy the victorious life in Christ, citing that "the crown will come after the conquest." Sing of "Blest Be the Tie That Binds," and the benediction, the event was adjourned. The third annual banquet in 1954 was announced for C'randview Baptist Church, Davenport, Iowa. Serving together with local president, Harold Krantz, in arranging for banquet were Earl Luxmore, Mark Cooper, William Allen iand Pastor Roland Holmberg. Faculty members of tht public schools in six counties will gather In Galesburg Friday for 1 the 48th annual meeting of the western division of the lllinoii Education Association. The sessions, to be held in Knox Memorial Gymnasium, will open at 0 a .m. Counties from which some 1,800 teachers will gather Include Knox, Warren, Fulton, Starts Henderson and McDonough. The Rev. Kermit W. Petersen, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, will give the Invocation as the meeting opens, with Don Hanson, president of the western division, presiding. This will be followed by the singing of the national anthem and the pledge of allegiance to the flag. A group of numbers will be presented by the a cappella choir of Galesburg High School. At 10 o'clock, recently enacted legislation affecting schools will be discussed- by Wayne Stoneking, I.E.A. research assistant. Announcements, at 10:30 o'clock, will be followed by an address by Jesse Stuart, poet and author, who will have "Education and American Democracy," as his subject. The adjournment for the noon intermission will be at 11:40 o'clock. Dr. R. G. Linder, vice president of the western dfvision, will be in charge of the afternoon session, which will open at 1:30 o'clock, with an address, titled "Let's Look at Youth Today," with Judge J, M. Braude, presiding judge of the Chicago Boys Court', as speaker. A concert by The Clarions, a brass ensemble, will be presented at 2:30 o'clock. The meeting of the representative assembly for a business session and election of officers will be held at 3:30 o'clock and will be the final event of the day. Present division officers are Don Hanson of Avon, president; R. G. Linder of Macomb, vice president; Mildred Miller of Galesburg, secretary, and Robert L. Ferguson of Macomb, treasurer. William L. Goodwin, dean of boys at Galesburg High School, is a member of the executive committee. Covenant Men Of Galesburg District Meet More than two hundred mem bers of the GaleRburg District Cov enant Men, an organization of the Evangelical Mission Covenant Church of America, attended the annual district banquet held Tues day evening at the Galesburg Club Featured on the program was Walter Olson, Chicago manufacturer and a layman of the Glen' view Covenant Church, who enter> tained with a number of clever readings and presentation of a chalk talk, the latter including drawing Of a color-crayon scene dominated by the Image of Christ. During .the drawing of the color scene, Mrs. Walter Olson played a variety of hymn selections appropriate to the development of the picture, the melodies of which the assemblage sang or hummed. (Continued on page 18) Debate Anniversary Address Eulogizes Abraham Lincoln's Faith in Democracy Firemen Wish to Prevent Blazes From Taking Place While fire fighting is a job in which members of, the Galesburg Fire Department are skilled, Chief W. T. Ekwall points out that the force would rather work with the community to prevent fires. There are several ways in which partial fire protection can be acquired, but the most promising is that where individuals take an interest in the program and give a helping hand, Chief Ekwall points out. The person who, keeps his home or business free of such fire hazards as trash, rags, and paper performs an important service. The individual will not permit gasoline, kerosene, paints or other inflammable liquids to be stored in his property. Seeks Hazards The careful person will see that his electric service is safe. He will replace frayed cords to all electric Altona Church Women Will Sew at Andover Children's Home ALTONA — Mrs. Richard Westerdale and Mrs. Charles Westerdale were hosts to the Lutheran Ladies at Immanuel Lutheran parish house Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Leonard Nelson was presiding with Mrs. Leonard Johnson at the piano. The Rev. M. A. Johnson led devotions. A fruit and vegetable shower was held for the Leroy Bjorling family. The members plan to go to the Children's Home at Andover Oct. 22 to spend the day sewing. A potluck dinner will be held at noon. Those planning to attend are to inform Mrs. Leslie McKie what dish they plan to take. The Society voted to purchase new tumblers, with Mrs. Mae Fred ricks, Mrs. Dwight Nelson and Mrs Clell Rylander as committee in charge. The new silverware holders were on display. Following the business meeting the following program was presented: vocal solo, "O, Lord Most High," Mrs. Leonard Johnson, who played her own accompaniment; article by Roy Stetler, taken from the Lutheran Companion, Mrs. Ben Nelson; reading, "Even As He Gave," Mrs. Dwight Nelson; vocal solo, "The Lord Is My Shepherd," Mrs. Earl Nelson, accompanied by Mrs. Effie Larson. Benediction was by Pastor Johnson. Refreshments were served in the church dining room. attachments. His wiring will be properly insulated and in conduit. Wall plugs will be secure in a safe home too. All heating equipment including pipes and chimneys must be checked and cleaned yearly to assure fire protection. Roofs will be of a construction to resist sparks in a home where full precaution against a blaze is taken. Members of the family will have a plan whereby they can escape from thei- 1 dwelling in the event of fire. Children will be taught the dangers of matches. Smokers will always extinguish their cigars and cigarettes. They also will refrain from ever smoking in bed. Have Other Means During the present time while the program of Fire Prevention Week is being observed, inspections are in progress by the fire department to point out dangers in business houses. Factories also will have the benefit of this advice. Within a short time approximately fifty skilled inspectors will swarm through Galesburg's business district conducting a com prehensive survey of fire perils Reports will later be The 95th anniversary of a Lin coin-Douglas debate held at Knox College Old Main on Oct. 7, 1858, was noted today with a special college convocation at Central Congregational Church. Speaker of the day was Benjamin Thomas of Springfield, noted Lincoln scholar and author of the best-selling "Abraham Lin coin, Biography" published last year. "Lincoln's Democratic Faith" was Mr. Thomas' title. He emphasized the continued importance to i( today's world of Lincoln's belief in democratic principles. The speaker appeared under the auspices of the John Huston Finley Foundation at Knox. The foundation honors the memory of a former president of the college who later was editor of the New York Times; President Sharvey G. Umbeck introduced Mr. Thomas, who last June received an honorary doctorate of laws from the college. Powerful Force Today Lincoln's democratic faith was described as "the most powerful personal force for democracy today." This faith, the speaker said, was based both on the Declaration of Independence and the spirit of revolutionary soldiers under Washington. . "To him the Declaration of Independence promised something better for Americans than equality with British subjects urfder new lords and masters. To him the pith of the Declaration was to be found in the assertion that all men are created equal; that they are entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and in its avowal that the just purpose of human government is to make these rights realities," Mr. Thomas said. The biographer pointed to a Lincoln speech at Lewistown, 111., in 1858 as the answer to soldiers of World Wars I and II and Korea who ask, "What are we fighting for?" Lincoln said there that he believed America has a mission. "He called Americans 'God's almost chosen people' because to them it had been given not only to demonstrate democracy as a workable form of government, but furthermore to cleanse it of the hypocrisies which deprive it of its just position in the world," Mr. Thomas said. Similar to Religion Lincoln's deep regard for the principles of human liberty and equality suggest a religious rever­ ence, he said, adding, "The spirit of democracy is moral; it empha sizes rights as well as right. Lincoln's exercise of presidential powers provides a striking illustra Benjamin Thomas Red Cross Receiving Applicants for Work In Nurse's Aide Unit Knox County chapter is now enrolling women between the ages of 20 and 55 to ~>erve as volunteer nurse's aides in the chapter's Blood Center, according to Mrs, Rivers Sullivan, volunteer chairman of the organization. Mrs. Sullivan said those interested may enroll by calling the chapter office, phone number 4925, or by stopping at the office in the People's Building and sign an application form Lincoln Literature Collection Placed On Display at Knox Knox College has recently received from the University of Chicago a collection of books and pamphlets about Abraham Lincoln. The material is part of the collection of the Rev. William E. Barton, a famous collector of Lin- colniana. In the collection, which is made up of duplicates from the Barton legacy, are several books and pamphlets from various Lincoln shrines throughout the nation and a series of eulogies and tributes published shortly after the P r e s i d e n t's assassination. Among the most outstanding of these is an address by the Hon. Newton Bateman, L. D., president of Knox College from 1874 to 1892, and friend of Lincoln. A portion of this material, together with a group of photographs of Lincoln previously owned by the college, has been arranged for display in the Knox Library by Dr. Lucius Elder, curator of memorabilia. Among the photographs is one original which hung in the Henry R. Sander­ son'home in Galesburg where Lincoln stayed during his historic debate here with Stephen A. Douglas in 1858. The nurse's aide training pro gram is a 45-hour course taught .... prepared;registered nurses. It also in- and copies given to owners of the| c i U( jes 30 hours of supervised prac- properties. ;tice in i oca i hospitals and 15 hours of practical training in the Blood Other copies will be provided city firemen who will check later to see if the suggested changes have been made. Woe unto those who fail to observe the proposed improvements, it is indicated. Center, Mrs. Sullian reported that the class now being organized will be able to handle 15 more applicants. She added that it is planned to organize a class of 20 women. Schedule Scouting Training About sixty leaders in scouting and cubbing activities attended the Knox District committee Roundtable Workshops held Tuesday evening in the First Methodist Church in Galesburg. They set dates and selected faculties for Leader Basic Training Courses. Dale Armstrong, cubmaster of the Farnham cub pack; Charles Morton, neighborhood commission-' Ambulance Calls Mrs. Harry Ward from 409 N. West St. to the Cottage Hospital. jfisg Ida Larson from the Cottage Hospital to Knox County Howe and Hospital. er; Mrs. Fern Pumfrey, den mother of the L. T. Stone cub pack, and Clell Pearson, neighborhood commissioner, will head the faculty of the Cub Leader Basic Training course to begin on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at a place to be selected. All cub leaders were urged to fill up all leadership ranks in time for the start of this course. The faculty will receive preliminary training before that date. Chosen as a portion of the staff for the Scout Leader Basic course were Dr. E. O. Larson, member of the district committee; Herbert er, and Jack Godsil, assistant scoutmaster of troop 7. Other members will be added to this group. They will receive training as a faculty, during November, and will conduct the training for scoutmasters during January. Cub leaders at last evening's workshop set up a sample country fair to depict the November theme. Boy Scout leaders learned the packing of pack frames and how to make them, Explorer leaders were shown filmstrip on the exploring program. A sample "Klondike" dog sled was displayed for an event Tucker, neighborhood commission-known as the Klondike Derby, Birth Records Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Riley Bowen of 1079 N. Cherry St., a boy Tuesday at 3:13 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Spillers of 1456 E. North St., a boy today at 7:41 a.m. Pfc. and Mrs, Lawrence Goff of 128 N. Henderson St., a girl today at 8:08 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ward of 409 N. West St., a boy today at 10:17 a.m. Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: , Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Anderson of 1171 Willard St., a boy Tuesday at 6:37 pm. Mr. aud Mrs; W. Gene Clark of Cameron a boy Tuesday at 8:20 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller of 709 E. Main St., a girl Tuesday at 11:05 p.m. Invites Public to Scan the Heavens Knox College observatory will be open to the general public Thursday evenings from 7 :30 to 9:30 p.m. starting this .week. George Smith, a senior physics student, will be in charge. If.the weather is unsuitable for the use of the observatory, the planetarium, Room 109, Science Hall, will be used. Radio station WGIL trill announce the location during the 7 p.m. newscast each Thursday. Special groups such as grade school classes should make arrangements a week in advance for visiting the observatory. Information may be obtained by calling Dr. Herbert T. Priestly, director ot the Knox physics department tion of the identity between Christian and democratic principles." He continued: "A man can .have no faith in democracy without deep faith in human nature; and Lincoln's trust in the Integrity and good judgment of plain people was limitless and unwavering, provided only that the people were informed." Lincoln knew the meanness, stupidity, prejudices and selfishness of the human race, Mr Thomas pointed out, but his naturally warm, fair and generous disposition maintained his great faith 'in humankind. The great Civil War president was neither the practical politician without ideals nor the impractical zealot withiut the patience to see things through, he said. "It would have been natural for him to conceive of himself as a great champion of the right, and to have acted like those people who would remake the world over night," Mr. Thomas said in pointing out the application of Lincoln's thoughts to modern situations, 'but Lincoln knew that human nature cannot be changed by edicts and laws, that the struggle for human freedom and social justice will probably go on to the end of time, and that the only permanent advance mankind can hope for is such as can be made in the mind and conscience of mankind itself." CHIEF JUSTICE Earl Warren wears the robes of his office on his first day as Chief Justice of the United States. In a ceremony Oct. 5 In Washington, which was witnessed by President Eisenhower, he vowed he would uphold the Constitution and administer justice under law to rich and poor like. (AP Wirephoto) Open Hearings On Power Co. Rate Increase re- First Freeze Is Registered This Morning Autumn's first freeze was corded with a 31-degree minimum this morning in Galesburg, a mark that probably brought a definite end to the growing season. Frost was not vfery heavy, but it was the cold weather that pro duced the greatest damage to growing crops as the coldest mark of the season was tallied. Now that this situation has occurred, a forecast indicates a rising trend in temperatures for tonight and Thursday. So far it is too early to determine how extensive the weather damage may be. Fortunately most all crops have advanced to the stage where the light freeze could not be harmful, with the exception of tomatoes which were still ripening in many gardens. Weather Spotted The weather situation in Illinois, and across the nation too, was spotted Tuesday night. The lowest temperature in Illinois was reported by Moline at 30 degrees with neighboring Rock Island having the same reading as Galesburg with a low of 31. The cold belt must have been rather limited in width as Chicago had a warmer minimum of 40 to the north, and at Belleville to the south a minimum of 48 was logged In northern territory like Es canaba, Mich., the low was 35 degrees. New Orleans had a comfortable night with 61 the lowest reading. Winter arrived, in New Hampshire and Vermont with snowfall ranging from an inch to seven inches. Denver, normally the first to feel chilly blasts, recorded 47 degrees for a low. Still Need Rain Even though Saturday's heavy rain of 1.77 inches soaked the soil, lack of sub-soil moisture poses the need of more rainfall before winter's arrival. The actual need calls for more than a normal amount of moisture as the sum mer's drought caused an acute situation. It is felt that come pasturage may be revived by the recent shower, but the majority of farm ers will not be complacent about this until there has been more rain. County Physicians To Hear Dr. Hick Dr. Ford K. Hick, Chicago, professor of medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, will address the Knox County Medical Society, Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Galesburg Club, on "Use of Slow- Acting Insulins." Dr. Hick is appearing under the auspices, of the Scientific Service Committee of the Illinois State Medical Society at the request of Dr. B. E. Malstrom, Galesburg, program chairman of the Knox County Medical Society. i SPRINGFIELD (UP)-The Illinois Commerce Commission today opens hearings on Illinois Power Company's.petition for a $5,650,000 rate increase. The company wants to hike rates for electricity, gas and steam heating furnished 450,000 Illinois customers. George R. Perrine, chairman of the ICC, acknowledged that the commission received several protests about the proposal and promised the hearings would be conducted "in the best tradition of fairness to all." He said the commission accounting staff had been "laying the groundwork for an exhaustive study" of the company's books. The company wants to boost electricity revenue 9.4 per cent and gas revenue 13.3 per cent. The firm said its proposal would cost the average residential customer 58 cents more a month for electricity, and less than a penny a day for gas customers who don't use gas for heating. The company asked for higher steam heat rates but many customers were expected to shift to other sources of heat. First Boost Since 1923 The utility serves 447 towns with electricity, 60 with gas, and six with steam heating. It said this would be its first rate increase since the company was formed in 1923. Cities represented either by mayors or attorneys included Champaign, Belleville, Mount Vernon, LaSalle, Urbana, Decatur, Edwardsville, Danville, Vandalia, Depue, Oquawka, Gillespie, Mount Clare, Benld, White City, Staunton, Wilsonville and Eagerville. Other appearances were entered by the University of Illinois; Mac Murray College, Jacksonville; steam heat users of Champaign; LaSalle County Housing Authority; Regional Federal Housing Authority, Chicago; A.E. Staley Co., Decatur; Dunlap Hotel, Jacksonville; Alpha Portland Cement Co., La-i Salle; Hotel Orlando, Decatur; AFL United Auto Workers, Danville; Spencer Kellogg & Sons Decatur; Wagner Malleable Iron Inc., Decatur, and New Jersey Zinc Co., Depue, Convict Loses Petition for Re-Hearing Francis L. Hohlmer has beet, denied a re -hearing of the Galesburg robbery caso In which ho was convicted and sentenced Feb. 21, 1952, to 5-16 years in Illinois Penitentiary. Judge Burton A. Roeth of Knox County Circuit Court recently dismissed Hohimer's petition. Hohl­ mer, who is now in the penitentiary, shouted criticism at Judge Roeth when he imposed sentence at the conclusion of the trial. Cites Constitutional Rights Hohlmer declared In his petition that he had been deprived of his constitutional rights and that his sentence had been imposed without due process of law. His arguments for a re-hearing Included (1) conviction was based on perjured testimony of his alleged accomplice, Edward J. Johnson, (2) motion for mistrial failed although testimony about his earlier conviction prejudiced the jury, (3) jurors were allowed to go home for the night during the trial without the defendant's consent, (4) the jury verdict did not name the defendant. Hohimer was convicted for tho $50 strong-arm robbery Jan. 7, 1952, of J. E. Blevins, 73, who was knocked senseless in the rcstroom of a Galesburg tavern. A guilty plea was obtained from Hohimer's alleged accomplice, Johnson, who was 24 and resided at 669 N. Cedar St. at the time of the crime. Probation for Johnson Johnson subsequently received probation, but Hohimer was sent to the penitentiary. Hohimer is formerly from Petersburg and reportedly was AWOL from Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex., when he was arrested. In another Galesburg criminal case, two confessed auto thieves are in the custody of the Henderson County sheriff to face charges in connection with the armed robbery of a Burlington man in Gulfport. Stole Dentist's Car Authorities report that Arthur C- Lyles, 41, and Cecil Stoney Fleming, 33, both of Rock Island have admitted that Thursday they stole a Galesburg auto parked in front of the residence of its owner, Dr. R. M. Way, 875 N. Academy St. Reports indicate that Lyles and Fleming have admitted driving the Way auto to Gulfport where at gunpoint they took $4 from Robert Boyle of Burlington. The , pair was arrested in Burlington' Friday from a description of the car. Dr. Way's auto has been returned and reportedly has not been damaged. Have Your Heard That... Sues for $4,142 in Expenses Following Bicycle Fatality Mr. and Mrs. Dale Windish, 2425 N. Broad St., are named as defendants in a suit for $4,142 in damages. Mrs. Riley E. Wilscam and Mrs. Violet E. Page, both of Galesburg, filed the suit recently in Knox County Circuit Court as conservators in the estate of Mrs. Anna E. Ekstrom. The petition states that Mrs Ekstrom's husband, Enoch Ekstrom, died of injuries received Oct. 7, 1948, when he was riding a bicycle which was struck by a car driven by Windish. The amount of damages sought consists of medical and funeral expenses. According to the petition, the accident occurred on North Broad street near Osage street. Marriage Licenses Richard W. Bailey of Heyworth and Miss Marjie M. Wertz of Downs Township, McLean County. Otis W. Root and Mrs. Hazel V. Armfield, both of Galesburg. George Hefler, 569 N. Broad St., who suffered a heart attack Aug. 23 in Springfield, Tuesday was moved from Memorial Hospital in Springfield to the Veterans Hospital at Dwight. He is a patient-in Room 202 of Ward 1-B in the Dwight Vets facility. Hefler served in the Navy during World War II. LaVerne Deulen of 679 Mulberry St., who underwent a spinal operation Friday morning, is a patient in room 212 at Cottage Hospital and not St. Mary's Hospital, ag previously reported. Vets Plan Event to Award Poster Prizes Local winners in a student poster contest to focus attention on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week will receive their prizes Monday evening in a ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Home, 58 S. Cherry St. The contest was promoted locally by Knox County Post of the V.F.W. in cooperation with the Illinois State Employment Service. Presentation of the awards will take place at 8:30 o'clock and tho ceremony will be open to the public. The post will hold a brief business session prior to the awards ceremony. Enrolls at Bradley Donald Wendell Holmes has been enrolled as a freshman at Bradley University, Peoria, for the 1953-54 term. He is the son of Wendell Holmes of R.R. 1, Gales, burg. MOTHERS OF WW II The meeting of Unit 108, Mothers of World War II, scheduled to be held at the home of Mrs. Phinez Green, 620 Michigan Ave., this evening, has been postponed. GARDEN ivivi¥ia 24 Blooms 50c Nlc« Arr«ng«d Vtui $2.25 and $1.50 Ea, CHAS. S. GRIFFIN Phent 3426-6 919 Brown Ave. The Country Kitchen Main and Kellogg Bondi Bldg. for GOOD FOOD Breakfast • Luncheons - Full Course Dinners Reasonably Priced, Pleasant Surroundings*

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