Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 7, 1953 · Page 17
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 7, 1953
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• tft Me Ptthi Steglstef-MaiJ, ffalestoft 111, Wednesday, October 7, 1953 IIS I. IrMtfw* PMMI» ion MIMED cornel Mteais s« Work on New Schools to Begin at Once MONMOUTH — Bonds totaling $285,000 for financing the" new Monmouth school additions have been sold by the Monmouth school board' to A. C. Allyn and Co., Chicago bonding firm. Thirteen firms from Chicago; St. LouiS, Davenport and New York entered bids for the bonds. The school district will pay slightly more than 2.4 per cerit interest on the bonds. The bonds mature from 1955 to 1969. Construction of the new grade school additions at Harding and Willits will start at once according to Supt. £aul Crafton; The school board meeting Tuesday night expressed the hope that the Harding School addition would be ready for the fall term in 1954. Improvements at the Garfield School will get underway next summer. Make Assignments for Nativity Scene Benefit To Be Held at Armory MONMOUTH — Various assignments were made for the city-wide White Elephant Sale to be held at the Monmouth Armory Oct. 21, at a meeting of the committee this morning. Listing of merchandise will be in the charge of Mrs. Leonard Twomey. Billy Wells and Keith Trevor will handle the trucks used for making pick-ups. Window posters will be in the charge of Don Bowman. Candy booth will be opreated by the Beta Sigma Phi, business women's group. Food will be sold all day with the Legion Auxiliary, the V.F.W. Auxiliary and the Re- bekahs in charge. Mrs. George , Thorbeck will have charge of the bake stand, G. V. Horner has been given the responsibility of having the booths built. Some merchandise will be auctioned off, silent bids will be accepted on others and some will carry price tags. Another meeting of the committee in charge will be held next Wednesday morning at Hedrick's Cafe. Receipts will be used for the Christmas Nativity scene fund. Hold Policy Meeting At Berwick Township MONMOUTH — A farm develop fflent policy meeting was held Tuesday night in the Lincoln School in Berwick Township. Paul Turner led the discussion. Carl Marshall was renominated as a member of the Warren County Farm Bureau Board. Thursday evening Spring Grove will have its township meeting with Lloyd Winbigler leading the discussion. Robert Armstrong, county Farm Bureau president, will also be present to answer questions. Kirkwood to Play Joy at Homecoming KIRKWOOD — Homecoming will be Friday at Kirkwood High School. The homecoming football game will be played with Joy. Following the game, the annual home coming dance will be held in the gymnasium. climaxed by the crowning of the king and queen On Thursday afternoon at o'clock the school band will march through town in full dress uni .form and everyone is invited to attend and join in the pep rally to be held in the gymnasium afterwards. Hold Initiation Freshman initiation was held at the high school gymnasium Monday night. Stunts and dancing were the entertainment of the evening. Refreshments of cider and doughnuts were served by the senior class. Chaperons for the affair were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rhinehart, Miss Emma Morris and Mrs. Bunn. Need Reservations The county meeting of Federated Women's Clubs will be held in Monmouth, Oct. 11, in the Y. M. C. A. building. Reservations for the luncheon are to be made with the local club president, Mrs. Cullen Bryant, not later than Satur day. Pledge 72 to Fraternities At College MONMOUTH — Monmouth College fraternities have pledged 72 men, according to Frank W. Phillips, dean of men. The new fra> ternity men, most of them fresh men, will be welcomed as pledges at the various fraternities today, Dean Phillips said. Pledges from this area include Theta Chi—Ronald Berry, Aledo; Charles Courtney, Jack Engdahl, David Levine and Walter Morrill, all of Monmouth; Jim Johnson, Geneseo; and Bruce Williamson, Davenport. Sigma Phi Epsilon — Richard Cozine, Aledo; Larry Flanders, Monmouth; Sherman Hawley and Verl Stockdell, both of Edelstem; and Stanley Tyrell of North Hen derson. Alpha Tau Omega—John Alden of Avon. Tau Kappa Epsilon—Paul Brown, Galva; Ercel Davis, Oquawka; John McLaughlin, Donald Kilgore and Eugene Magnuson, all of Monmouth; Dean Mitchell, Greenbush; and Vern Harr, Cuba. MONMOUTH Hospital Knights of Columbus Group to See Irish Play Pittsburgh MONMOUTH—The annual Monmouth Knights of Columbus council football excursion will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, when those attending will travel to South Bend, Ind., to witness the first home game of the season there when Notre Dame and Pittsburgh play. Travel will be by train for members, wives and friends. Those having ordered tickets are asked to pick up their tickets immediately. Admitted Tuesday were Miss Marjorie Peterson, Mrs. Gladys Brown and Robert Boyd, all of Monmouth. Dismissed Tuesday were William Farr, Mrs. Thomas Nicolaides, Mrs. Jack Read and baby, Mrs. Cecil Peterson aad baby, Mrs. Herbert Newland, all of Monmouth; Edwin White of Smithshire, and Mrs. David Holford and baby of Kirkwood. A boy was born today to Mr and Mrs. John Parkins of Mon mouth. Woman's Club To See Film MONMOUTH — Miss Matilda Kakert of the Bell Telephone Co. in Rock Island will show a film and act as narrator at the meeting of the Monmouth Woman's Club at the Second United Presbyterian Church Friday afternoon. Program will start at 2 p. m. with a board meeting scheduled for 1:15 p. m. Anita Thorpe, who attended the Egyptian music camp this summer, will entertain. Mrs. Harold Pillsbury will preside. Program chairman is Mrs. C. J. Chamberlin. Hostesses are Mrs. Lee Lucas, Mrs. Jessie A. Allen, Mrs. Clara Britton, Mrs. C. J. Colclasure, Mrs. Tillie Cunningham, Mrs. Lowell Deen, Mrs. George Eckley, Mrs. F. L. Gordon, Mrs. Jack Helm, Mrs. Ruth Holmes, Mrs. Lawrence Killey, Mrs. Arlo Kniss, Mrs.Mrs. Max Pittman, Mrs. H Fleming Long, Mrs. R. F. McEwen.Shantz and Mrs. Bess Floyd. 20 Years Ago Saturday, Oct. 7, im The New York Giants won the World Series in five games by defeating Washington 4-3 in the clincher. Western railroads slashed pas senger fares as much as 40 per cent. • The famous Lincoln-Douglas debate was held 75 years ago, in 1S58, at Knox College. Funeral services were held at Hinsdale, near Chicago for William L. Veeck, president of the Chicago Cubs. Covenant Men- (Continued from page 2) As the scene was completed, Clifford Anderson sang the hymn, "Beyond the Sunset." Ray Anderson, president of the Covenant Men of Galesburg, served as toastmaster. The assemblage sang "America" and the Covenant Harbor hymn chorus sang at the dinner hour. The invocation was by the Rev. Harold Peterson, pas tor of Elim Covenant Church, Mo line. Special guests presented by the toastmaster included the Rev Thure Alstead, Cadillac, Mich., and a retired Covenant minister; the Rev. Melbourne Metcalf, missionary to Japan, who is home on furlough; John W. Carlson, chairman of the board of the Evangelical Mission Covenant of America, and Clifford Anderson, president of the national organization of Covenant Men. The Galesburg Men's Chorus of the Covenant Church sang sacred selections directed by John Harstick. Mr. Harstick also present ed a novelty number with his "disintegrating" trombone, the tune of which persisted even though the instrument was finally dismantled. To Kewanee in 1954 On invitation from Kewanee, the Covenant Men voted to have their 1954 banquet there. Men's groups represented at last night's banquet included Peoria, Moline, Kewanee, Galesburg and Princeton. The closing prayer was given by the Rev. Glenn Lindell, pastor of the Galesburg Mission Covenant Church. Last night's district banquet was one of a series of events marking the 85th anniversary of the Galesburg congregation. Henry County Group Selects 4-Honor List Girls who have been outstanding in Henry County Home Economics 4-H clubs during the past season have been chosen for recognition by the county 4-H committee. The girls' project honor blanks were graded at a meeting of county 4-H leaders and the scores were later sent to a state office for further consideration, according to Mrs. Kenneth Bennett, chairman of the committee. Mrs. Bennett explained that a girl can compete for these honors in only one project and she must be a second year or older 4-H club member. Note Work Completed Members are scored according to points in various phases of a project, such as the amount of work accomplished and the manner in which the honor blanks were completed. Mrs. Bennett said 88 to 100 is the grade to receive state project honor, with 79 to 87 forming the grade level for county recognition. Honorable mention recognition requires a score from 75 to 78. Following is a list of the state and county project honor members, plus honorable mentions (grouped in order of clubs of individuals cited and their projects): Stale Honor Membart MERRY MAIDEN—Ruth Schmidt and Janet Hamilton, clothing: Carol Pum- ley, Janet Stafford and Lola Mae Finch, foods; Anna Mae Becker and Marlene Goembel, clothing; Mary K. VandeVoorde, foods, and Judy Rusk, clothing. WOODHULL STARLETS—Carol Litton, foods. "SEMPER . FIDELIS — Betty Lou Anderson, foods, and Sandra Schultz, and Rebecca Brokaw, clothing. BURNS BUSY BUSTLERS—Elaine Werkheiser, clothing; Phyllis Bates, Elatn Schults and Lois Robson, foods: Marilyn Fesler, Karen Charlet, and Doris Fesler, clothing; Suzanne Armstrong and Ronelle J. Fuerst, foods. CLOVER TWINKLERS — Carolyn Peterson, Judy Rhodenba'ugh and Phyllis Peterson, clothing; ' Suzanne Vinckel, Mary Jo Brodd and Carol Hansen, foods; Maxine Carlson, Joyce Nystrom, Jean Ann Carder and Glenna Youngberg, clothing; Lela Hampton and Carol M. Flint, foods, and Barbara Bloomberg, clothing. PEPPY PALS—Maxine Daniel, clothing; Yvonne VandeVoorde and Donna DeSplinter, foods, and Marlene Van- Vooren and Linda Reid, clothing". BISHOP HILL — Juanita Nelson, foods. WESTERN WILLING WORKERS — j Ruth Hardin, clothing; Suzanne Mc-I Whinney and Margery Stropes, flow­ er arrangement Ind 5ytvl» Hardin, foods. OSCO LOYAL WORKERS-Shelby Betcher «nd Ann Louise Rehn, clothing. ANNA WAN HUSTLERS — Carol Machcsncy, Marilyn Keim, Reglna Rtgg, Patty Keemle and Ruth Ann Foerder, clothing. PHENIX SILVER SAILORS — Sally Wtthrow and Gayle Peterson, clothing. MUNSON MERRYMAKERS— Juanita DeSehepper, clothing. CAMBRIDGE RAINBOW GIRLS— Barbara Arnstedt, clothing. GREEN RIVER W. W. — Beverly King, Sue Anderson and Susie Gainey, foods. KEWANEE KUT-UP-Shirley Runic, clothing. • PLAY AND CHATTER — Danice Woodbury, foods. MT. HOPE SNACK SISTERS—Mar lene DeSutter, clothing. County Honor M«mb«rt OSCO LOYAL WORKERS—Pat Smith and Louise Darling, clothing. KEWANEE KUT-UFS —Sharon Edwards, Muriel Ouart, Beverly Ouart and Betty Moltne, clothing. CLOVER TWINKLERS — Sandra Swansoh. Karen Brosher, Mary Mae Schneider, Florence Johnson and Roberta Ullrich, foods; Dorothy Engstrom, clothing; Susan Johnson, flower arrangement, and Ruth Seabloom, clothing. MERRY MAIDENS — Aleta Ernst, Joyce Korthals, Nancy Bradley and Joyce Stafford, clothinf, and Judith Thompson, foods. GALVA GALS — Marietta Sherbeyn and Joyce Edwall, clothing. SEMPER FIDELIS—Leslie Wallen- feldt and Barbara Morrissey, clothing, and Mary AHce Haack and Janice Taube, foods. BURNS BUSY BUSTLERS—Dorothy Werkheiser, flower arrangement. PEPPY PALS—Rosemary DeSplinter, foods. GREEN RIVER W. W. —Bette Snod- grflss, clothing. WETHERSFIELD — Joan Rose, Maurlne Townsend, Carol Doy and Carolyn Rose, clothing. BISHOP HILL—Joan Conrad, Marjorie Nelson, Marilyn Anderson, clothing. WESTERN WILLING WORKERS— Karen Stropes, flower arrangement. - y MT. HOPE SNACK SISTERS — i Mrs. Joseph Poneczek's 8-acre Myma R. Little, foods, and Betty [farm in Bucks County. Kiockenga, ^ n ^ rn jj,. n , lon « | Nobody, Poneczek said, was go- MT. HOPE SNACK SISTERS —Caroljing to tear up his truck farm. Neuleib, foods. I The turnpike commission sought, CLOVER TWINKLERS — Judy K.| an j n i unc ti{» n oer . stewart, foods, and Jean Flint, roomi ana WaS granteu, an injunction per improvement. KEWANEE KUT-UP— Luella Watson foods. BURNS BUSY BUSTLERS—Carolyn Good, foods. Bti rliiigloit Mother Calls Sheriff, Shoots Daughter BURLINGTON, !own, UP) — A young mother who, officers said, put her 3-year-old daughter to bed for a nap, then killed her with a 12-gauge shotgun, was held under guard at a hospital here today. The woman,-Mrs. Lovita Stone, 25, told Sheriff R. J. Shook Tuesday she was "mad" at the little girl, Judith Ann Breeden, her daughter by a previous marriage. Mrs. Stone then became hysterical and was taken to the hospital. Sheriff Shook said a first degree murder charge probably would be filed against Mrs. Stone today. The sheriff said Mrs. Stone called his office Tuesday and said: "Send someone out in the next 15 minutes or it won't be any use." Deputy Sheriff Oscar Olson, who was sent to the modest stone home north of Burlington, said Mrs. Stone was at the telephone. "I've just killed my baby," she told him. Truck Farm Must Yield to Progress In Pennsylvania DOYLESTOWN, Pa. W — Construction on the Pennsylvania Turnpike's 33-mile extension to the Delaware River rolled along smoothly until it reached Mr. and The Weather ILLtNdlS: Fair and cool tonight with acattered froat. Thursday falf and warmer. Low tonight 30-40, High Thursday 65-78. IOWA; Fair and not go cool tonight. Thursday fair and warmer. Low tonight 85-40 east and 40-80 west. High Thursday 70 northeast to 80 aoulh- west, CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Fair and cool thla afternoon and tonight. Scattered frost tonight mostly In suburbs. Thursday fair and warmer. High today 86. Low tonight 38. Lower In suburbs. High Thursday 88. Low Thursday night 48. Light variable winds. Outlook Friday: fair and warmer. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Fair and cool tonight with scattered frost. Thursday fair and warmer. Low tonight 34. High Thursday 69. Low Thursday night 47. LOCAL WEATHER > Noon reading, 52; morning's low, 31. Partly cloudy, wind northerly, no precipitation. (Tuesday's maximum, 58: minimum, 41.) Sun rose today at 6:00 a. m„ sets at 5:33 p. m.: # moon rose at 5:43 «• Morning stars, Juplter.Mars, and Venus; evening star* Saturn arfd Mercury. nivEn STAGES Dubuque—7.4 0.0. Davenport—3.8 fall 0.1. Burlington—7.3 0.0. Keokuk—2.6 fall 0.1. LaSalle—10.5 rise 0.1. Peoria—11.6 fall 0.1. Havana—5.3 O.n. Beardstown—9.4 0.0. Grafton—15.0 fall 0.1. St. Louis—0.7 rise 0.7. St. Charles—10.3 fall O.t. E. Germany Picks Wilhelm Pieck, 77, For Second Term BERLIN Iff)—Wilhelm Pieck. 77- year-old Communist street fighter who rose to the role of elder statesman, was re-elected president of East Germany today for a second four-year term. The twin houses of Parliament in the Soviet zone voted unanimously for Pieck after it was clear there were no other candidates under the Communist system. Pieck wields little actual power as president. Walter Ulbricht, boss mitting work to continue across Poneczek's Lrm, But first, Judge Edwin H. Satterthwaite ruled Tuesday, the state must count all the parsnips and beets growing on the land so the Poneczek's can be properly reimbursed for sacrificing the vegetables to progress. of the Socialist Unity (Communist) party and Premier Otto Grotewohl are the men who run East Germany under the watchful eyes of the Soviets. Gilson Aid Clears Substantial Sum 1 GILSON — The sum of $175, approximately, was realized from the annual fried chicken supper served by the Ladies Aid Society last Thursday evening. Out-of-town guests at the supper included Mr. and Mrs. Everett Steward and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Eagle, Prof, and Mrs. A. B. Roberts, Macomb; Mrs. Leslie Gibbs and daughter, Jean Ann; Mrs. Grace McCoy, Robert Williams, all of Galesburg; Forrest Conner and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Oaks, Canton; Mr. and • Mrs. Raymond Bannison, Lester Eckman, Mrs. O. L. McElwain, Knoxville; Mr. and Mrs. Howe and Mr, and Mrs. Bruce Hanna, Galesburg. CHOICE OF I Ml WOKS St.Joseph ASPIRIN Hey Dad! Toll Iho tittU WomjM In phone fc that prescription 01 drug ilemi "GO WEST" f O R Free Delivery Phone 14 3 7 6 o. 8 1 »09 WEST DRUG CO , INC MONMOUTH Funerals MRS. IDA SOMERVILLE MONMOUTH — Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lugg Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Ida Somerville, 70, who died Sunday at the Monmouth Hospital. The Rev. Harry Cochran was in charge. Herbert Levine sang and Mrs. Bernice Holliday was at the organ. Burial was in the Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were Harold Coop Get Varied Loot in Station Break-in West of Monmouth MONMOUTH — A break-in was j per, Russell Darrah, Charles Hall, reported this morning at the Ben- j Harold Hull, Charles Parks and nett Service Station, five miles C. V. Roberts. west of Monmouth at the junction ^ of highways 164 and 135. Seniors Will Do Taken were three flashlights, , r 0 , , three lighters, a carton of gum,! 1 Kemeillber Mama seven ball point pens, 10 boxes of! MONMOUTH — Mrs. Darroll rifle shells, three boxes of shot-'Chapman, director of the Mon gun shells, a box of costume mouth High School senior class jewelry, a box of candy bars, 16 play, has announced that she has cartons of cigarettes, a portable selected "I Remember Mama," radio, and an empty caje of pop by John Van Durten as this bottles. ' lyear's production According to Deputy Sheriff Harley Worden who investigated, entry was through a trap door in the basement. He said that the owners had been missing a number of smaller items from outside of the station for the past two weeks. The play which will be pre sented the latter part of October is taken from Kathern Forbes "Mama's Bank Account." When Miss Forbes' play was given on Broadway it had Marlon Brando and Macly Christians as two of its stars, Tryouts for the play will be held early next week. Note Anniversary MONMOUTH — Paul Atchison, Warren County deputy sheriff, and his wife are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary today. How to Moke Heartburn "GO" almost as fast as it came \ • ) r Too much acid causes heartburn, soar ftomscb, gas. But Tumi get rid of excess •cid almost before it suns. They can't over-alkalize your stomach—or cause acid rebound. That's why millions always carry Turns in pocket or burse—for convenient top-speed relief from heartburn and gassy pressure paiaf. Minty. Pleasant-tasting. Get Tvmi today. WHS SQS t)0 RflMST Justice Reduces Long Sentence of Traffic Offender CHICAGO W) — A motorist was told Tuesday that he will have to serve only 100 days of the 10,968 day jail sentence' originally ordered. Jerry Leverson, 27, was ordered released next Jan. 12 by Chief Justice Charles S. Dougherty 0$ Criminal Court on grounds that only one of the 71 fines levied against him was legal. The judge said 70 of the fines were illegal because they were rubber-stamped, not signed by a judge. Leverson had been working off the fines in Cook County Jail at the rate of $2 a day. Realty Transfers Ben S. Wear to Lois M. Allen West 1-2 of the NE 1-4 of Sec. 34, twp. 8, range 3. Loretta V. Daniels to Jessie Rittenhouse part of lot 5 in block 50 of the old town plat in Monmouth. Franklin and Helen Bergren, Mary and Andrew Young to Archie and Vada Vanier lot 3, sec. 30 twp. 11, range 2. Garnet L. Osborn to Harold Armstrong parts of lots 2 and 3 in block 20 Alexia. on this Automatic Washer with Gambles new FACTORY-TO-YOU PLAN CORONADO Fully Automatic Washer tlmNoBommomai! OA/iy m HIRE'S HOW GAMBLES NEW FACTORY-TO-YOU PLAN WORKS: YOU* OBPER (placed through your local Gamble store) goes direct to the nearest factory-warehouse to be filled immediately. Shipment is.made by the most economical method. 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