Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 9, 1953 · Page 3
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, October 9, 1953
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FFA Prepares for 25th Anniversary Event Western Illinois chapters of the Future Farmers of America are shaping plans It, Participate in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the national organiznlinn. The event will he marked at the national F.I''.A. convention which will officially open Monday to run through Thursday in Kansas City, Mo. ^'resident Dvvight I). Eisenhower will address the closing session of the convention, which is expected to (ally over 10,000 registrations by F.F.A. members from all over the United Slates, Puerto Ilico and Hawaii. Set Dedication President Eisenhower also has another speaking engagement in Kansas City the following day when he dedicates the new headquarters of the American Hereford Association. The Galesburg agricultural area will be represented by two candidates for the American Farmer Degree. The ceremony for this event is slated Tuesday afternoon, and the lis! of candidates includes 17 from Illinois. The candidates from this immediate area are Maurice M. Dc- Sutter Jr., 19, of RFD 1, Woodhull, and James Howard (Jim) Reynolds, 18, southwest of Little York. To Present FFA Stamp Arthur Summerficld, postmaster general, will address the conclave Tuesday and also will present the first 3-cenl postage stamp commemorating the 25th anniversary of the F.F.A.. Wednesday's session will be addressed by Oveta Culp Hobby, secretary of health, education and welfare. Ezra Taft Benson, secretary of agriculture, also will appear as a speaker on Thursday's program. Tours of industrial sites in the Kansas City area have been arranged to entertain visiting delegations. J. W. Guilinger, vocational-agri- cull ure instructor in Williamsfield High School, and K. W. Thornton, superintendent of schools there, will accompany the Williamsfield chapter delegation to the convention. Williamsfield F.F.A. members who plan to attend are Bradley Gale, Bob Strom, Harold Kelley, Kenneth West, Larry Webb and Roger. Dykeman. .. Physicians Honored According to announcement from the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, two Galesburg physicians have been granted fellowships in the American College of Surgeons, namely, Dr. Robert L. Cannon and Dr. Frederic B. Howell. They were among 1,100 surgeons inducted as new Fellows of the College last Friday evening at Mc- dinah Temple, Chicago. The Fellowship entitles the recipient to the designation F.A.C.S. following his name. Atl Correction The price on girls' Weather Teen shoes in the O.T. Johnson adver tisemcnt in Thursday's Register- Mail should have been quoted, $3.88. Ad Correction The price on Hunt's Peaches, No. 2% can in the Hi Lo Groceteria advertisement in Thursday's Re& ister-Mall should have been quoted, 4 No. 2 x k cans for $1. Ad Correction The price of Tokay Grapes in the A&P advertisement in Thursday's Register-Mail, on page 18 should have been quoted, 2 pounds for 23 cents. take off Ugly Rennel 4 concentrate CITES WORK OF FFA—Design of new 3 -ccnt postage stamp commemorating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the National organization of the Future Farmers of America. This stamp will be placed on sale Wednesday. Community Chest Purposes Told At Kiwanis Club Meet Dr. A. C. Walton, professor of biology at Knox College, and the Rev. Glenn Lindell, pastor of the Mission Covenant Church, addressed the Galesburg Kiwanis Club meeting Tuesday noon at Hotel Custer on behalf of the Galesburg Community Chest for which the annual financial campaign is about, to open. With eleven agencies as beneficiaries of the Galesburg Community Chest this year, Dr. Walton enumerated the agencies, their purposes and their needs. He indicated the amounts allotted to each in order to enable each to function through the year. The Rev. Mr. Lindell discussed the Community Chest idea. He held that in larger cities people are becoming somewhat calloused to the needs of the unfortunate Smaller cities are more likely to be sensitive to human needs and he cited Galesburg as an "in- between" in size, exhibiting some of the attributes of both large and small communities. As a citizen and minister the Rev. Mr. Lindell expressed desire for strengthening the better influences of the community, to put social welfare ahead of personal gain and to combat the indifference, the divisive factors and materialism sometimes apparent in this city. In advocating contributing to the Community Chest, Rev. Mr. Lindell pointed to the opportunity for all, Protestant, Jew and Catholic, to stand together for the real values and good things, and lo aid in the building of that community consciousness and pride which Galesburg needs to develop. Major Bert Curtiss, commandant of the Galesburg Salvation Army Corps, presided. Guests were Maurice J. Eldridgc, Rock Island, and Cecil Peterson and Robert Griffith, both of Galesburg. Soldier Returns Home After 21 months with a tank division in Alaska, Cpl. Ronald Batson has returned to the home of ;;i his parents, Mr. - J and Mrs. Charles Batson of St. Au gustine. He took his basic train ing at Ft. Knox, Ky. The Weather ILLINOIS: Mostly fair tonight and Saturday. Not much change In trin- poraturi-. Low tonight 38-45 north and 42-. r X) south. High Saturday 08-74 north and nilddl '3 70s south. IOWA: Mostly fair tonight and Saturday. Not much change in temperature. Low tonight 38-45. High Saturday f,8-75. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Mostly fair this afternoon through Saturday. Not much change In temperature High this afternoon and Saturday near 70. Low tonight and Saturday night 45. Variable winds 5-10 mph. this afternoon and tonight. Outlook for Sunday: little change. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Most- jT .i m j m( i n I Awiril ly fair tonight and Saturday. Not much | 1 /IWcirU change In temperature. Low tonight j| u A i .„ nt ..\„,\ r V g * 40. High Saturday 72. Low Saturday ; ,B ^ttunitll J. if night 44. Rotitrians Hear Of Fellowship Student's Work An interesting accoufit of ner work as Rotary Fellowship studertt in the British Isles, was told to the Galesburg Rotary Club session Thursday noon at the Galesburg club by Mrs. Marjorle Bruce Rett- nion of Jacksonville, Mrs. ««"- nion Indicated that her experiences with the British people in the past year as a student were very pleasing with the people extremely cordial towards her and her husbano. Mrs. Rennion was a student at the University of London and she and Mr. Rennion also made trips to various parts of England, Wales and Scotland. Their visit* with members and families of Rolarlans were especially remembered since the Rcnnions experienced the most cordial goodwill from them, an exemplification of the Rotary Fellowship Foundation's purpose to promote good will throughout the word. Mrs. Rennion's fellowship fund had been provided by the local district of Rotary International. The British people were found to have many things in common with Americans, yet adjustments to the British mode of living had to be made. There were scarci lies of many items such as meats and eggs, with one egg a week per person still on the ration schedule. Central heating plants were also found to be scarce and the British evidently had not become accustomed to them. Prices of things were generally found to be quite reasonable. Teaching methods in the university differed somewhat from the American system, with lectures prominent on the various cur ricula. Mrs. Rennion was introduced by Attorney Donald Woolsey, who was program chairman. The Galesburg Rotary Club received an invitation from the Burlington, Iowa, Rotary to attend its annual duck dinner early in November. Illinois 5 -Day Extended Forecast Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees above normal; normal maximum 68 north to 76 south, normal minimum 48 north to 50 south. Mild Saturday, cooler Sunday and Monday, warming trend thereafter. Precipitation .10 to .20 of an inch, as showers north portion Saturday night and Sunday, no precipitation of consequence south portion. Army Provides Choice Quotas Male hi«h <oh<>o! graduates who can rncpt rerlain qualifications may now enlist for special Army schooling in atomic weapons sub Jcciv, according to an announce merit by thr Army and Air Force Rw;niitinj> Station here. This course is designed to quality . men for assignment to atomic v.oapoti,. support units. Men who arc found qualified and enlisted in the. Army will receive eight, v.eeks basic training at the Ordnance Replacement Training Center at. Aberdeen, Md., preparatory to eriirTin*, special technical pretrainina units. Post Direct Assignments The station also has received a cl.oice of set vie quotas for Regular Army pi inr service enlistees. Among eh '.iers offered are medical, chcrnn al, military police, quartermaster, ordnance, signal and transportation. Another enlistment authority concerns the signing of men with prior service for direct assignment within the Fifth Army area, providing enlistment is accomplished within 90 days irom the applicant's date of discharge. Army salesmen also drew attention to the urgent need for food set- iee trainer personnel in the Fifth Aimy area. Vacancies are posted in food service schools at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., and Ft. Riley, Kan. The Daily Register-Mail, Galesburg, 111, Friday. Octotef 9, ,U«._J| ARCHERY is a favorite sport at Green Oaks. The tract includes an outstanding "roving course" which is as difficult as it is scenic. The rustic split-rail fence shown in the photo forms a boundary for Kraft Field, developed by Mr. Green for use by Mayo Hospital patients during World War II. The coed archer is Gay Taylor, a sophomore from DcsPlaines. College Gets- ' (Continued from page 2) Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg's "Always The Young Strangers," the story of the poeVs childhood and early youth, is the 1953 choice for the Tamiment Institute's Annual Book Award, the Institute's Board of Directors has announced. The award, which takes the form of a $500 prize, will be presented at a Killiiigsworlh Is Crowned King Of Ottawa Homecoming Alan Killingsworth of Galesburg was crowned king Thursday night of the homecoming celebration at Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kan He will reign with Rosita Re mon of Cuba, the first foreign student to be elected queen at Ottawa. Killingsworth will hold no sc$p ter at the b i g I event of the cele i bration. Instead u— ~M —J ne w in be a main Killingsworth cog on the Otta wa football team, meeting Kansas Wesleyan University Saturday evening. He is a senior back, named to the all-Kansas confer- ference team last year. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs G. W. Killingsworth, 1114 W. Main St. U. S. production of coke last year was four times that of England and twice as much as the estimated Soviet production. Fluff-Dry Your CLOTHES 0 in Minutes .Yotir RAPID GAS Automatic Clothes Dryer dries clothes in a few minutes as you want them — damp dry for easy ironing or fully dried, soft and wrinkle-free, ready to put away. Clothes dry with "sunshine and breexe" Conveol«At« ft. f. P. (Sapid Fuel Dalivenr) freshness with no chance of fading. Gives you softer, cleaner clothes that actually last longer. Reduce the drudgery of washday this easy, effortless way . . . with the Automatic Clothes Dryer, fueled by RAPID GAS LOCAL WEATHER , I luncheon at The Waldorf-Astoria Noon temperatures, 69; mornings!. v . ri) N 71 low, 42. Clear, wind southwesterly. No:"* New York Uty, NOV. il. precipitation. (Thursday's maximum, j The Sandburg autobiography, 68; minimum, 4i.) sun rose today at.published by Harcourt, Brace & 6:05 a. in., sets at 5:29 p. in.; moon' ic , Ko tntirth Knnt sets at 5:52 p. m. Morning stars, Venus;'-"-! Mars and Jupiter; evening stars, Mercury and Saturn. RIVER STAGES Dubuque—7.3 fall 0.1. Davenport—3.7 rise Q.l. Burlington—7.3 0.0. Keokuk—2.3 fall 0.2. LaSalle—10.7 rise 0.3. Peoria—11.6 rise 0.1. Havana—4!) fall 0.1. Bcardstown—9.1 rise 0.1. Grafton—15.1 rise 0.1. St. Louis—0.4 rise 0.3. St. Charles—10.3 0.0. AA to Bring Clergyman to Public Meet A clergyman whose drinking troubles were ended when he joined Alcoholics Anonymous will tell his story and describe the work of AA at a public meeting Oct. 20 at Monmquth Armory. The appearance there by the clergyman, who is reportedly well- known in AA circles, is a project of the Galesburg, Monmouth, Bushnell, Davenport and Peoria chapter of AA to acquaint any one interested in AA with the organization's work. The clergyman is from outside Illinois and will not be otherwise identified for publication, AA officials said, in keeping with AA principles of anonymity. They said he first became acquainted with AA when called by a distraught wife to see her drunken husband. The clergyman, who had drinking problems himself, found some AA literature in the home, read it and later joined the organization. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m., and no admission will be charged. Has Dozen Members The Galesburg AA chapter, organized earlier this summer, now has a membership of about a dozen and meets each Tuesday evening in the Jungle Room of the Y.M.C.A. Members have invited anyone with drinking problems to attend. is the fourth book to receive the Tamiment Award. The purpose of this annual prize is to help focus attention upon individual contributions to the maintenance of the American heritage of freedom. Each of the prize-winning books has illustrated an aspect of this theme. The Tamiment Institute was formed in 1935 by The People's Educational Camp Society. It is a cultural project sponsored by Tamiment, a summer resort in the Poconos, Pike County, Pa. Insurance Film Is Witnessed By Lions Club Members A motion picture film, "For Some Must Watch," featured the noon meeting ot the Galesburg Lions Club Wednesday at the Galesburg Club. The picture, introduced by Carl E. Carlson and projected by William Foley, pertained to the life of an insurance man and his part in the protection of individuals and families. The film was presented through the courtly of the Galesburg Life Underwriters Association. Russell Watson served as program chairman. At next week's meeting, in celebration of District Governor's Week, the new district governor B. H. Baughman of, Kewanee, will be the speaker. On Oct. 20, charter night will be observed at the Coldbrook Church with international director Per Gustaf Stahl of Eskilstuna, Sweden, as speaker. In the ensuing weekend, the Lions Club will assist other service clubs in closing the Camp Shau bena facilities for the winter season. the college faculty and staff held a picnic at the farm and had an opportunity to hear first-hand from Mr. Green some of the interesting features of the area. The roving archery range has been developed over recent years by Mr. Green and Miss Evelyn Bielefeldt, director of Knox's department of physical education for women. Extensive opportunity for archery practice at Green Oaks is credited with helping Knox coed archery teams rank with the nation's best in intercollegiate competition. In the past six years, three Knox girls have won first place in national individual scoring. One of the features of the tract given the college is Kraft field, an area developed by Mr. Green during the war as a recreation spot for patients at Mayo General Hospital. It was named for the hospital's commanding officer. ALVAII S. GREEN, who has given part of his famous Green Oaks farm to Knox College for outdoor laboratory use, is a longtime student of forestry and wild life. For many years he has willingly given of his time to show Knox students the nearly fifty varieties of trees, as well as other natural features, which abound on the farm. Mr. Businessman ... v Perhaps you missed page 183 in the September 26 issue of Business Week* Bernard Ivey Is Chief Accountant At Knox College Bernard H. Ivey has been named chief accountant at Knox College, business manager T. N. McClurc announced this week. Mr. Ivey is a graduate of the University of Illinois, receiving a! bachelor of science degree inj management from the college of; commerce in 1949. Since that time; he has been employed by the Re- 1 tail Credit Company in several of its midwestern offices. : He is making his home in Dun-! lap and expects to move to! Galesburg within a few weeks, j Mr. Ivey is filling the position; vacated by the recent resignation! of Daniel Huff who is now serv-i ing as assistant pastor of the First! Christian Church in Galesburg. READ THE WANT ADS New Jelly-like Formula Knocks Baked Grease Off Oven Surfaces i "ITS" is the name of a new oven cleaner that restores oven surfaces to grease-free newness without scraping or scrubbing. 1 The substance is brushed on, al lowed to*stand, then wiped clean with water. "Its" oven cleaner is available at Kellogg Drake & Co. for $1 and this includes a plastic brush. "ITS" is non-inflammable and spectacular in performance. Adv. Stop lo today /or . FUSE demoQi(raUoa. 425 GALESBURG GAS SALES E C. RINGLIEN, Owner E. Main St. Pnone 2211-6 NOTICE WE WILL BE CLOSED COLUMBUS DAY Monday, October 12 Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan Association Main and Charry Mechanics Homestead and Loan Association 250 East Main Street Sept- M. 1953 be ask««* TV, .he drives all « *4S -* lor Community *n a puzzling Jl* ** \ff7roubto is they can ' of thumbs a ^ '°' e \ «* Y°" dW " . That w»u P UT 1 Chest lha\ means question: How muc. they think is "expected." Aside from other considerations, here' Give between 1% and 2% of your gross income. the chest's book as hirly generous. Most Community Chests feel that the idea! gift would be to have every- town give 1%. However, everybody doesn't: Most people settle for ' oven if they can afford a lot more. gift is doubly foolish. Because to be of real service to the tn one in check even skimpY For anyone w»» ^-, sse s tax s^'cSto WmseW. how. and benefit y°" r Get' of the tax o..-community at small cost TO Here's There are t\se good soc\*\-ser/ice reasons for supporting the Corn- Chest. Each chest is a wholly local enterprise; everything it does r own community. Generally, the drive includes all the separate \oca\ agencies — Boy' Girl Scouts, hospitals, clinics, nursing organizations, children's agencies. many communities, the chest drives also include some big national —- heart, and tuberculosis runds, and the like. That means you can a . one sum. Note that all this marks a vast change in the meaning of the word "charity." Only 20 years ago, charities did little more than pick up people who had by the wayside—the poor or ilf, the problem cases and the bums. The -~ soup kitchens and flophouses. ^avs one Community Ch%st oiiicial: -—•<nl»v develop- ln ""-cancer, can gWe campa^omost charts m fatten haUmafk* were ^ rnore po ^® u JJJe' P ^J *^e*o"® verY ° ne " ^^SeaH.^V-^glabetie m« n * ot 9 u„.,. too mu< • ix , e qo'mg ^h - ° f to worry about oo , ^ year rU n you don't have to" J s1s for an V0 ° n ses. Operate that spent 9U/ for expenses. Operating every dollar given. (Jhat isn't true, of course, with many other 'iork Stale is currently investigating a veteran's organization of the money it took in for expenses.) • L „„ decides how ; - *° be split ied the money all at • - The chesis up among On the fact, The Galesburg'* Community Chest Campaign Opens October 12, with a J oal of 75,513 for 11 Red feather Agencies. the heaa4"- And that way yo^ ^ cause ir«y 7. %oo-P' obabW ,u,% shrinkage can handle a ^ they _ reier Some have once- -• 1o0 _-pro*Dao> y re port as Aren't these some good reasons for generous Community Chest giving? * Reproduced by special permission of Business Week magazine.

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