Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 9, 1953 · Page 18
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 18

Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, October 9, 1953
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ton MIMED COPIES FllOJtS It* Friday, October 0, 1953 James Akin of Oquawka Dies . OQUAWKA ~~ A prominent Oquawka man, James Logue Akin, 70, well-known as a banker for the past 30 years, died early today at his home in Oquawka. He had been seriously ill since Wednesday and had been in poor .health the past two years. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth. The Rev. Harry Cochran will be in charge. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will be at the chapel from 7:30 to 8:30 Saturday night. Mr. Akin was born in Oquawka Oct. 25, 1882. He attended schools there. On Sept. 17, 1930, he mar„ y r-o • MI urtA a '»rM W flrp V ^t"for" Sunday" a rthe ried Margaret Elizabeth Thomp- Board of Supervisors will hold a ices are set for Sundayat the « associated •nnntol tnpohnc* in salppf his suc-liurnDuu mineral nome ior rrea r^ n ^^ i \wv ,<»ninc K. -Simmons, 44, Chicago, former with the Farmers and Mechanics died B ank, which later became the in the Oquawka State Bank. H? became cashier of the bank in /1935. In Stralton Names John Twomey Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Stratton has appointed Warren County Sheriff John Twomey chief deputy fire marshal for the state. He will take over his new duties at Springfield Thursday, Sheriff Twomey has resigned effective Wednesday from his Warren County post. On that day the MONMOUTH «0»MO»TH Fun J s FRED K. SIMMONS MONMOUTH — Funeral Admitted Thursday were James B. Huss and Louis Manlove, both of Monmouth; William H, Simmons of Kirkwood and Fred Olson of Sea ton. A son was born Thursday to Mr. and Mrs, Maurice Cokel. Dismissed Thursday were Ralph Taylor. Herbert Johnson, Mrs. Homer Ream and baby, all of Monmouth; and Leslie J. Guilinger of Little York. Admitted today were Master Michael Clark, Masters James and Richard Gaskill, Mrs. Lulu Abbadusky and Edward Grassmiller, all of Monmouth. Kites Pending For Mrs. Harry Reed Mrs. MONMCUTH of 613 S. Sixth Harry and A serv special meeting to select his sue cessor. Illinois fire marshal is Sanford Giles, who is located at Oak Park. Twomey's position is in the department of Public Safety headed by Joseph Bobb. Assistant director of the department is Fay Murdock, former Mercer County sheriff. Mr. and Mrs. Twomey and their daughter, Mary Sharon, plan to move to Springfield in the near future. A son, John, is a senior at Loras Academy, Dubuque, Iowa. Oquawka resident who Wednesday. Burial will be Oquawka Cemetery. Guild Delays Meeting; Will Meet Oct. 19 to Hear Mission Worker MONMOUTH—The meeting of the Missionary Guild of the First Christian Church will not be held as scheduled on Monday. f Instead the guild and the Missionary Circle will hold a joint meeting a week later, Oct. 19, in the home of Mrs. N. E. Johnson. At that time Bernal Getter, a missionary in United States on furlough, will bring greetings from the central province of India and show pictures of Indian mission work. He is an associate of Harry Schafer, who visited the church recently. Sipher Park to Open Season Tuesday Night Chicago Observes 82ncl Anniversary Of Great Fire CHICAGO (B-Woday was the 82nd anniversary of the great Chicago fire and the fire department arranged a ceremony at the site where the fire reportedly started. That site is at 558 DeKoven St, where Mrs. O'Leary's cow on Oct 9, 1871, may or may not have kicked over a lantern and started the fire. The metal plaque marking the site will be removed from * * l recreahon is a major weapon in fighting delinquency members of the South Side Committee realize it must be supplemented with adult leadership, understanding and the steadfast belief boys and girls are good citizens if given the In their efforts to 1947 he organized the First State Bank of Chariton, Iowa and later organized the First State Bank of Braidwood. He returned to Oquawka in 1949 where he continued his banking interests. He was a past president of the Oquawka Grade School board; secretary of the Modern Woodmen chapter; member of the I.O.O.F.; and the Oquawka Fresby terian Church. Survivors include his wife; and MONMOUTH — Winter activilyja brother O. H. Akin of Kirkwood. will get underway at Sipher Park Tuesday when the recently completed Community Center will be opened three evenings a week for the children. With members of the South Side Improvement super vising, the children will take part in such games as table tennis, checkers, backgammon and creative work. Part of the Center will be set apart as a reading room which will be stocked with various children's magazines supplied by local people. Sipher Park Community Center is a citywidc project and is the latest development in a program which started in April of 1951. Made possible through the time and effort of many of Monmouth's citizenry, the work at Sipher Park has gained state wide recognition. Other recreational activity carried on by the South Side Improvement in the past is a summer playground and special activity days during the summer for the children. Recently the Monmouth Council of Churches decided to provide a religious phase to the Sipher Park program and a day will be set aside each week for the local ministers to conduct a program for the children. These church supervised sessions will take place immediately after school and will supplement the Put Top Priority On Old Tom Creek Conservation Work MONMOUTH—The Warren County Soil Conservation District Board put a top priority on assistance for the Old Tom Creek watershed control project at a meeting of the board Thursday night in Monmouth. Preliminary survey work underway and a general information meeting will be held in November in conjunction with the Henderson County Soil Conservation district board of directors. The film, "Modern Pioneers of Warren County/' is available for showing at no cost. The film runs about twenty minutes. Reed, 65, half St., died at 9:35 o'clock this morning at the Monmouth Hospital where she had been a patient since Sept. 15. Funeral arrangements ar6 pending at the Lugg Memorial Chapel where * friends may call. She was born April 23, 1888, In Shirlpysburg, Pa, She was married to Harry H. Reed 49 years ago. They moved to Illinois shortly after their marriage and farmed between Monmouth and Kirkwood. They moved to Monmouth about thirty years ago and have resided in Monmouth since. She was a member of the Ninth Avenue U. P, Church. Surviving are her husband; five children, Mrs. Emma Johnson of Cameron; Mr*. Violet Kamerer and Mrs. Charlotte Olson, both of Rock Island; Mrs. Bertha Rule of Monmouth and Albert Reed of Galesburg; four brothers and sisters in Pennsylvania and seven grandchildren. mec ming at Kirk wo Pledged Al Monmouth Fraternity pledges at Monmouth College this week include the following: Stanley Tyrell, North Henderson, pledged by Illinois Gamma chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon; Charles D. Mitchell, Greenbush, pledged by Alpha Epsilon of Tau Kappa Epsilon, and Richard J. Alden, Avon, pledged by Epsilon Nu chapter of Alpha Tau Omega. i KIRKWOOD KING AND QUEEN ~ Kirkwood High School's Homecoming festivities got under* way Thursday with a parade and will conclude with a football game today at 7:30 p. m. against Joy. Shown above seated are the queen and king, Janice Keener and John Walters. The drum majorettes are Ruth Shclton and Betty Estes. Attendants for the king nnd queen are standing at the rear, from left, Dick Rowley, Karen Walters, Helen Francis and Jimmy Win* bright. (Kirkwood Homecoming photos by William B. Carithers.) * 1 1% t t 1 - 1 1* 4 ffi 1 L 1 1 1 f ?t GRADERS WATCH PARADE—Students of the Kirkwood Grade School arc shown seated on the radc which was day observance. the opening event of the two- VA FRESHMAN FLOAT—at the parade held Thursday afternoon in Kirkwood was named the winner. After the parade there was a pep rally in the gym with alums joining the students to whoop it up for the team. On the program at the pep rally were band music, speeches, class skits and much yelling. 450,000-Pounds of Casting Hauled On Freight Car EAST CHICAGO, Ind. »-A 450,- right ch ™ce- 000-pound casting, believed by rail- ^ °" the ?f KbeI1 . ie i s the c ° m ? 1 }' road officials to be the heaviest shipment ever loaded on a single freight car, will be moved today from East Chicago to Davenport, Iowa. Consigned to the Davenport plant of the Aluminum Corp. of America, the casting is a mill housing, the first of two to be used in the fabrication of airplane wings. It will be moved on a specially built 16-axle, heavy-duty New York Central freight car that weighs about 105,000 pounds. Together, the casting and freight car weigh more than 500,000 pounds. tee works with all boys and girls and when one does stray works unceasingly to help that child. Legion Holds Vet Welcome Home Party he was welcoming them home. He further stated he thought it was a fine gesture on the part of the Organization to hold an event such| as this. Glenn Lipp Nominated From Spring Grove MONMOUTH—Glenn Lipp was nominated to the Warren County Farm Bureau board Thursday MONMOUTH The remainder of the evening was spent in the upstairs rooms night at a farm policy develop, x The Marion B where , dancin # was enjoyed with ment meeting held by Spring Fletcher Post 136 of the American ?. la J! cl i e I?**™?? Orchestra fur. G rove Township at the Gerlavv Community Club. Lloyd Winbigler led the discussion. Monday, Greenbush Township will hold its meeting at the Greenbush School, while on Tuesday Legion entertained the men who mstung the music served in Korea with the Armed--. . T . Forces with a dinner and dance IMaiTlClgC LlCCHSeS Thursday night MONMOUTH - Don Levine of A roast beef dinner was served Monmout h and Dorothy Dahl of j Kelly Township will hold a meet- Alexis. Harlan G. Johnson and Delores Jackson, both of Monmouth. Minstrel Sponsors In Search o f Whistle MONMOUTH — Monmouth Bar- bershoppers, who will present the Dixieland Concert minstrel Oct. 22 and 23, at Lincoln School, need a steamboat whistle. (You can't have a minstrel without a "comin' round the bend" whistle.) A free ticket to the show will be given to the person who finds a satisfactory whistle for the group. at the Legion Hall by the Auxiliary. Mrs. William Hoover was chairman, with Mrs. .Darrol Davies, Pearl Robinson, Mike Tabone, Mary Merion and Mary Bowen. Mrs. Shirley Haggenjos and Bar­ ing at home. the Theodore Buliman FIRST APPEARANCE—The 36-picce Kirkwood High School band, under the direction of Val J. Ralston, made its first appearance as a march­ ing unit during the parade. The musicians will show off their new uniforms, and musical skill, at the game tonight* Kirkwood vs. Joy. Cainclen Cashier Denies Fraud in Bank Overdrafts as- Divers Seek Mercurv on Sunken Sub Mate Rates Wife With News Quiz; She Gets Divorce DETROIT — Testifying that her husband gave her periodic in- SPRINGFIELD (UP)-The sistant cashier of the Camden, 111., State Bank Thursday continued to NEWPORT, R. T. to—A Navy telligence ^ tests and branded her wade through a maze of figures spokesman said Thursday night "stupid" if she scored less than Tilt Trad« Prices $3.80 4/5 Quai* $1.20 Ut Pint Trial Six* OLD THOMPSON and keep the in federal court to explain how divers are searching a sunken Ger the bank juggled its books to hide [man submarine offshore here for overdrafts totaling $240,000. \* law quantity of mercury used Miss Cyrene Hester, in her sixth|as ballast, day on the witness stand, said the Reports have put a value of $500,bank "never made any arrange- 000 on the mercury, ments that would defraud anyone, 1 ' Diver Afflicted although the customers always con- The Navy spokesman said a ferred with bank officers before diver, William Georges, 4G, hud in- making overdrafts. [formed Navy men that he had Four customers are on trial fori been seeking mercurv. Georges conspiring to overdraw their ae-[was treated at a naval establish- counts and make secret, unsecured j ment here for a case of the bends loans. Two other customers and-on Sept. 20, the Navy disclosed, five bank officers have pleaded The bends is an illness which guilty to conspiracy and one cus- attacks a diver's joints if he is tomer must still stand trial. brought from one depth to another too quickly. Georges worked that duv a* a depth of 120 feet for 85 minutes, 25 minutes longer than the Davy's maximum for that depth. 98 per cent helped win a divorce for Mrs. Liltiam F. Morrison. Mrs. Morrison was granted the uncontested divorce here Thursday from Everett R. Morrison of South Bend, Ind. Mrs. Morrison testified her husband "was very proud of his college education," "Every six weeks," she said, "Everett would give me a news and dictionary quiz and if I got less than 98 percent he said I was stupid. The couple had been married since May, 1951. Old Thompson Is WED • IN •THE* WOOD. This means that instead of being bottled immediately after blending, Old Thompson is put back into barrels to assure uniform high quality. Try its better flavor tonight. BLENDED WHISKEY, 86.8 PROOF. THE STRAIGHT WHISKIES IN THIS PRODUCT ARE FOUR YEARS OR MORE OLD. VVz% STRAIGHT WHISKIES, 62Vi% GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS. GLENMORE DISTILLERIES COMPANY LOUISVILLE, KYi Three Youths Find Grenade Cache; Escape Injuries ST. LOUIS (.4V-Three boys found live harid grenades on the banks ofjm the Mississippi River Thursday.! Two of the youngsters took souvenir grenades home with them. The third had a better idea. Roy Kelsey Jr. 12, took his grenade to the suburban J efferson Barracks fire department, which notified deputy sheriffs who found 15 more grenades on the embankment. The sheriff's office said any one of the grenades would have exploded at the pull of a pin. How the grenades got there has not been explained. Mother Sues Stale Surgeons Observe Decline in Unethical Practice Port Blair, one of southern 'Asia's finest harbors, is the capi- bara Fayette were in charge of [tai of the Andaman islands, the table decorations. Seated at the table with the honored guests, the returned service- 1 men, were Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Twomey, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bollinger, Mr, and Mrs. Ncill Vest, Mr, and Mrs, Darrol Davies and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Merion. After Stanley Merion, chairman of the program, introduced the' guests present. Sam Bollinger, commander of the 14th district of i the American Legion, welcomed] the veterans home in behalf ofj the District. Neill Vest, commander of the Monmouth Post, welcomed them to the Post and invited them to make themselves at home, not only for the evening but whenever they wished to. Oscar Eggeson, assistant field supervisor for the on-the-job training program of the Veterans Administration, was also introduced. Mr. Eggeson is a member of the Quincy Post. Leona rd Two m ey wa s in tro- duced at this time as the main speaker of the evening. Mr. Twomey stated that it was a great honor, being asked by the Legion to speak on such an occasion as this. He was chairman for the Red Cross ut the time many of the boys left, and in that capacity had been to the depot to see many of them off for service, and he was very happy that this time, The winter solstice marks the end of the old year and beginning of the new for the Zuni Indians of western New Mexico. PILLSBURY Buttermilk Biscuits BALLARDS Sweet Milk pkgs. Killing o f S on TOP QUALITY PRINTING Black or Multiple Color Work (Union Shop) • The Doily Register-Mall By Paroled lnmuLe LITTLE ROCK, W — An Kl^in, 111., mother whose son was killed by an Arkansas prisoner on Christmas parole has asked the Stale of Arkansas for $10,000 as compensation. Mrs, Ada Dougherty asked the state claims commission Tor compensation for the death of James Thomas Doughrrty who she said had been her principal support. W. Ben Morgan, of Elgin, 111., attorney for Mrs. Dougherty, told the claims commission that Dougherty and another man were killed April 5, 1952, in Utah by Tuck Bishop, a convicted Arkansas slayer, who had failed to return to Arkansas penitentiary from a 10- day Christmas furlough. It was while out of prison that Bishop killed the two men, was convicted and sentenced to the Utah state prison. CHICAGO (UP) of •The American said PHILADELPHIA CREAM CHEESE 3 -oz. such College of Surgeons said today that unethical medical practices, as fee-splitting and "ghosti surgery," are declining. The medical society said own campaign, begun last year, to publicize the existence of such conditions was to a large extent responsible for the improved situation. The ACS' campaign had caused a bitter dispute in the medical profession. 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