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2 flhe. Daily Keak&^ail, Galesburg, 111 Talks i To Teachers on Youth Trouble Problems pertaining to today's youths Were discussed Friday afternoon by Judge J. M. Braude of Chicago before a gathering of some 1,800 teachers in the western division of the Illinois Education Association, held In the Knox College Memorial Gymnasium. Judge Braude, who is.presiding judge of the Boys Court in Chicago and who has served 18 years in a judicial capacity, struck out at a number of present-day attractions for children. Specifically, he mentioned certain types of so-called comic, books along with toy guns and similar gadgets which lead to criminal or near criminal actions among the adolescents. Present- day youths are taking the conclusions outlined in the, latest Kinsey report too literally, the Chicago jurist told his audience. Actual ownership of automobiles should be restricted to persons 21 years of age or over, Judge Braude stated. lie recommended that operation of cars by persons under that age should be only on a re-| The newly activated Holding strictcd basis, such as in gainful [Section of the 44th Infantry (Down- employment or in family use. Use of school buildings to a greater extent than they are now used for recreational purposes was urged by the judge as a means of deterring youths from situations which lead to a life of crime. Thcjganized throughout the state preparatory to the re-activation of the Coitiitiitee Oks Zoning Change The miscellaneous committee of the City Gouncil this morning conducted a heating on a petition for a reclassification of five properties on the south side of Main street, immediately west of Henderson street. No objectors appeared at the hearing and there were no written protests against the proposed change. The committee, composed of Aldermen Joseph M. O'Connor, chairman, Harry Haraldson and Harry Anderson, voted to recommend to the City Council that the properties involved be reclassified from "A" single family dwelling to "F" commercial classification, "It was indicated that a motel will be constructed on the premises if the City Council passes an ordinance approving the change in classification. Saturday,, October 10, 1953 Hold Man As Check Forger In U.S. Char Republican Vets Plan Event The Knox County Republican Veterans League this week announced plans for general political meeting in interest of the Republican party Friday evening, Nov. 8, Jn Galesburg. Pwlimlnary plans for the affair were drawn at th6 October meeting of (he executive committee of the league, with A. H, Telford, vice chairman, presiding in the absence of Chairman William H.. Small, Special Guard Group Slates First Session state Illinois) National Guard Division in Galesburg will hold its first drill session Monday at 7 p.m. in the Armory on North Broad Street. Similar groups are being or- iri- speaker called attention to the creasing growth of the use ofJ44th, a" process which is slated narcotics by teen-agers today andjnext Feb. 15. he described how the use of drugs! The majority of the men and leads youngsters into criminal ac tivities. officers of the division have been released from active duty, follow- au- ad- he, Parents came in for their share|i ng a year's tour of Federal Army of blame as the judge recalled service overseas and stateside. To Map Schedule Monday night's meeting of the local unit, which is primarily de- am^ American family life is^bcing (si g ncc j for gua rdsmen who have not completed their enlistment periods, will be devoted chiefly to organization details. A regular training schedule will be outlined for the unit to follow at the series of Monday evening drills which will be in effect until the 44th is re-activated. Men and officers will be paid for each drill session they attend. Capfc. Harold E. Snodgrass, commander of the local unit, so far has organized a complement of 13 enlisted men, a warrant officer and two other officers. Posts Roster Members carried on the unit's roster at present were listed by Capt. Snodgrass as follows: Capts. George Hughes and Dale numerous cases with which he has been confronted. Mothers and fathers are neglecting their children weakened, the Chicagoan told the teachers. Poet Tells Experiences Dr. Jesse Stuart, poet and thor, in a Friday morning dress told the gathering how as one of 12 children in his family, was able to rise (o his present place in the world through the educational facilities made available to him by the school system in the United States. E. G. Linder of McDonough County was elected division president during the business session which followed the afternoon program. Other officers named were Paul Crafton of Warren County, vice president; Mildred Miller of Knox County, secretary, and Itob- Galesburg police today arrested Louis Waul, 47, of 188 W. Simmons St., on a check forgery charge brought by a United States secret service agent. Waul is accused of forging and cashing a government check belonging to Grace Bowman of Galesburg. Waul was arrested at his home about 10 a. m. today. The name of the secret agent was withheld. Pays Prowling Fine One Galesburg man today paid a fine for prowling and disorderly conduct after he was arrested in an alleged window-peeping investigation. Don L. Hainline, 21, of 874 Frank St., uas arrested at his home after he was chased from the premises of D94 N. Henderson St. by Dean Fay, 112 S. Whitesboro St., according to police. In the chase, Fay hit Hainline once with a section of pipe, inflicting a cut on the top of his head, according to police. Fay was visiting at the Henderson street residence of Rose Marie Moran, who signed the complaint, police say. Magistrate Fred Baughman today Hainline. Probation for 3 In Knox County Court today, four vagrants appeared, and three were released on probation. Franz Abbott, 59, of Galesburg was sentenced to six months at Illinois Penal Farm for violation of probation received in a vagrancy conviction. He was picked up as intoxicated at 3:58 a.m. today in the Public Square. It was his 182nd arrest, according to police records. Released on one-year probation confined by illness. The program for the occasion will be featured by an address by a prominent member of the party in the state. Announce Committees Judge Gale A. Mathers was named general chairman of arrangements, with Small as honorary chairman. Members of the various committees to assits with details for the promotion of the meeting were announced as follows: Dinner and refreshments, C. A. McDonald, John Blake and John T. McFall; program, Sam Maxiner Mothers Note field), R. E, Anderson, Fred B Co&kley (Henderson) and H F Nichols. Distinguished guests, Coaklev R Waters, L. Y. Bird (Abingdon) Max Jones, Bernard Gregg (YaiJ* Cify),Wi!lard Peterson (Victoria? Edward Gross, Don Woolsev anri Jack HinchMf. ey and Attendance, Gordon t. Mullonlv C M Stromquist, and RichardT (Dick) Larson; publicity. w it Clay and CoMey; and entertain mem, Stuart, Telford, McDonald" Maixncr, Carl Goethe, J j pjf State Crange Votes Conclave To Galesburg IGas Tax Total Slightly Less Galesburg has been selected the site for the 1954 convention Anniversary At Woodhull WOODHULL — One hundred and twenty-eight members and ssessed $32.40 against|guests attended the 10th anniversary tea of the Unit 34, Mothers of World War II held Wednesday afternoon at the American Legion Hall. The president, Mrs. A. Johnson, presided. Visiting officers were introduced as follows: Mrs. Bernicc Kewley, Geneseo, past national president, who organized the local unit; Mrs. Helen Anderson, Cambridge, district president. f , r , , in \ Mrs. George A. Swanson gave after earlier pleading guilty to] 6 * vagrancy were Clarence Albert:a history of the unit and intro- and Mayor Leo W. Morrison. Second Installment On Foreign Tour Is Color Movie Version Briggs, 48, of Alexis; Jefferson D. Bryant, 48, of 617 Mulberry St.; and Andrew Scales, 29. of 281 W. Simmons St. As a condition of probation, Briggs was ordered to stay, out of Galesburg. Two Tipplers to Jail <duced the past presidents, who in turn lit a candle and gave highlights of her term of office. They were: Mrs. Gora Bowman, 1943-44; Mrs. Mabel Findley, 1945; . Mrs. Gora Bowman, 1946; Mrs. Etta Two tipplers were committed to Kingberg, 1947; Mrs. Verla Peter- Knox County Jail for failure to! sonj X94849; Mrs. Anna O. Swan- pay iincs levied by Magistrate Fved\ cnn ig5Q son, Baughman. They are George H. Cook, 51, of Gary, Ind., assessed| i951 " 52 « Mrs. Verla and Mrs. A. son, 1953. Mrs. Gust Carlson, now residing the Burlington Depot, and Royiin Cambridge, the first sergeant ert lerguson of McDnough £ u Modglin sfc- County, treasurer. Wi ham Good- R b > fc williams; Sgts. William win dean of boys at Galesburg E Dale Sundbergf Fred Hendricks/John Bahl (Abingdon), Har- Friday's Exchange Club program was like the one a week ago, and then again it wasn't. Last week Evert Johnson showed slides in color, of scenes photographed on his European tour this spring. He explained then that their continuity was a little off because he had alternated taking movies and stills. "I wouldn't do this again," he remarked, "and wouldn't recommend it to anyone else. You can't exhibit both kinds of pictures to- Edl'gcther; so you get part of your story in one medium and part in the other, and it's a little disjoined/' So yesterday Mr. Johnson treated his fellow club members to animated views in color, of approximately the same itinerary he illustrated last week. They found it very interesting to see the motion features which were lacking from the still pictures. One episode was filmed from a sidewalk cafe in Paris and showed the people, vehicles and numerous pet dogs passing by. In Sweden, first European place visited, a relative hoisted the flag of Sweden on the flagpole in his yard, explaining that this was always done when a visitor of prominence was present. Beautiful scenes were Peterson, I shown of views in Denmark, Ed John- 1 Switzerland and Germany. Mr. Johnson commented that he and his wife belie\ed no sights they viewed overseas were superior to scenes which could be found in $42.30, drunk and disorderly charges Friday at 3:55 a. m. at the Burlington Depot, and 1 Malone, 38, of St .Louis, $27.30, jat arms of the unit, presented the !fhru n itVrt "^Wo«" drunk at the depot Friday at 4:37 a. m. Earl Williams Hardester, 42, of St. Louis paid $12.40 following his arrest for intoxication Friday at 2:10 p. m. Odd Debate new unit flag, which was dedicated, and a talk was given by Mrs. Kewley of Geneseo. An original poem, written by Mrs. Fern! Carlson, was read. Teachers ttoiu Knox, ™* T *?M(T)eLonfiV r.«it» -n™nlrt o CT Henderson, Mcnonough, EultonttH^™^ William and Stark Counties attended yes' ^rlc^^St^.-j Capital Halls terday's meeting. Four Killed in Automobile Crash On South Halsted CHICAGO UP) — Four persons!of service, were killed today and another was critically injured when their auto smashed into an abutment on South Halsted St. Fireman labored half an hour before they were able to remove the bodies from the wreckage. The dead tentatively were identified as Miss Lavergne Clifford; Jessie Hard, 35; Earl McArthur, and an unidentified youth about 21. Jn critical condition at the Evcn- gelical Hospital was Miss Catherine Davis who suffered multiple injuries and bruises. All are believed to be Chicagoans. tine), Earl Park Jr., \Staley, Gerald Althcidc and Donald Sparling. The enlisted men in this group all have time to serve on their enlistment periods in the guards, according to Capt. Snodgrass. Officers in the guards accept appointments for indefinite periods WASHINGTON (UP) — has resumed in Congress. Debate McCarthy Breaks Honeymoon to Study Testimony NEW YORK (UP)—Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy has interrupted his honeymoon to return here because secret evidence taken from witnesses in the Fort Monmouth radar probe "is of such significance that it is imperative the senator return immediately/' Francis P. Carr, executive director of McCarthy's permanent investigating subcommittee, said Friday "the information heard from 15 witnesses was of such importance that chief counsel Roy M. Cohn made a special trip to the Spanish Keys in the British West Indies to relay the information to McCarthy personally." Carr said the Wisconsin Republican was en route to his home in , . _ _ . . ... . [Appleton, Wis., with his bride and Edward E. Enckson of the eng.- would be in New York city in timc neenng firm of Alvord, Burdick for an executive session Monday, and Howson of Chicago, the firm which is conducting a citywide survey of the Galesburg sewer system, was present. The six present were residents of one area in the 6th ward, where the sewer problem appears to be most acute. After various phases of the situation had been discussed it was decided that no action will be taken until the engineering firm completes its survey. Sewer Meeting Draws Small Crowd A meeting this morning in the Council chamber at the City Hall, for Galesburg residents who arc interested in the solution of the city's sewer problems, drew an attendance of only six. But it's not about taxes, balancing the budget or the farm program. And half the time the language isn't even English. The reason: The Capital has been taken over by more than 200 lawmakers from 23 different countries instead of 48 American states. It is {he 42nd meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, an organization of legislators formed back in 1889 to promote closer relations between the parliaments of the world. In honor of the occasion, Capitol| corridors have been decorated with signs like "On Parle Francais ici" and—to prevent rest room mix-ups — "Salon de repos pour les femmes" or "gentiihommes." Congressional attendants have pigeon-holed their southern drawls and hoosier twangs and put sign language to work to ( cope with the foreigners. The delegates are holding forth for five days in the House chamber. They have been supplied with small radios and head sets to tune in on French and English translations of the debate. U. S. auto makers have thoughtfully put 62 new cars at their disposal, with servicemen as chauffeurs. Various private concerns are attending to their food requirements free of charge. Their reaction was in the form of deeper appreciation of the scenic beauties of this jcontinent. Daniel J. Roberts was program _ . . , _ •!chairman of the day. Selections were presented by aj J mixed quartet from' AlWood! ' High School; piano solos, Dennis 'ilf fr ^ A « cf Whimpey, and readings by Mrs., iV ^ s ^-oolol Vernon Wallin and Mrs. Nyle BQR.IT ,JT ^ Impromptu speeches were giviN-«i ' JVeWanee \by visiting officers and preside of the Galva, Geneseo, Cambric! Oneida, Wataga and New Windsor units. Shirley Edwards received the door prize, and Mrs. Bueda Painter of Geneseo received thelKnights of Columbus. Prairie Cityans To Hear Water Project Prairie City residents will hear plans for a water system for the village Monday night at a town meeting, to be held at 7:30 at the prize for the mother of most sons. Mrs. Hanna Kelley of Alpha received the quilt. Unit members sang vocal selections. Refreshments were served at quartet tables. The serving table was attractive with in the flag colors of red, white and blue and was presided over by Mrs. A. Ed Johnson and Mrs. Bowman. Woodhull Notes Mr. and Mrs. William E. Anderson have returned from a ten-day visit with their daughter, Mrs. H. G. Kephart, and family at Osceola Mills, Pa. A. 1 C. and Mrs. Gerald Miller and infant daughter, Gail Lynne, are visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ottoson. Gerald has been stationed at Ft.. Walton, Fla. and will receive a 30-day furlough before being assigned to a new base at Okinawa. Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Kernes have received a message stating their son, 1st Lt. Gaven Kerns had arrived in the states and is with his his wife and daughter in Glendaie, Arizona, where they had resided during his absence. Lt. Kerns left for duty in Korea on Aug. 20, 1952. Mrs. F. H. McConnell has returned from the Moline Public Hospital where she underwent sur­ as of the Illinois State Grange—a unit of the oldest farm organization in the nation. This city was selected for next year's ednvention in competition of bids from Rockford, Springfield, Sterling and LaSallc. The conclave, which will be held the first week in October, is expected to n ,*pf. r J r .rw draw between 300 and 400 mem- Dan Roberts, C. Russell Carlson berg Thc Hotcl Cmter - wiu seryo as convention headquarters. The selection of Galesburg was made at the 82nd state convention of the Grange which closed Thursday after a 4-day session in East St. Louis. Enters Bid The bid for Galesburg to entertain the 83rd meeting was entered by Wesley Nelson of RFD 2, Alexis, who participated in the convention as delegate from the Henderson Grove Grange. He was accompanied to thc convention by Mrs. Nelson and Mr. and Mrs, Harry Brown, also of RFD 2, Alexis. Mrs. Nelson also participated as a voting delegate. Nelson was appointed a member of the state agricultural committee, while his wife was named on the by-laws committee. Wins Service Award Burns Grange in Henry County placed first in the state for work accomplished in community service during the past year. The Henry group, which was credited with 16,000 hours of service, will now compete for the national award of $15,000 sponsored by the Sears Roebuck Foundation. Spring Creek and Burns Juvenile Granges also were presented several awards in connection with their activities during the year. Membership in the junior groups consists of boys and girls in the ages from 6 to 14. Among convention speakers were Herschel D. Ncwsom of Washington, D. C, master of the National Grange. Attacks Controls Newsom asserted that American farmers cither must maintain and expand foreign markets or submit to production controls. He said production controls are basically unsound and unworkable. They are not the American way nor in public interest or the interest of the nation's farmers, Newsom added. Similar sentiments against the possibility of a controlled program for all of agriculture were expressed by Dorsey Kirk of Oblong in Crawford County, master of the State Grange, in his report to the convention. Plans Visit to County Kirk, who was re-elected master for the fifth time, has tentatively scheduled a visit to the Henderson Grove Grange in November. A 4-point federal farm program , was adopted by delegates as a and the first and second degreesiproposal to provide some measure of the order will be conferred by!of insurance against such disas- ~ trous price declines as occurred in 1932. A fall festival and dancing party will be held by the Henderson Grove Grange Saturday evening, Oct. 17, in the Henderson Grove School. Than in 1953 Even though Knox County received a slightly higher allocation from motor fuel tax collections in September ihan for the same month a year ago, thc year's total j thus far ranges $14,596 less than for a like period in 1952. September 's credit was listed at $15,884, a sum that was a bit larger than the allotment of $15,480 in September 1952, but considerably under the $17,607 received in August. So far thc county has been credited with $143,048 as compared to $157,644 for the first nine months in 1952. However, this year's amount exceeds that of any other year except that of a year ago. In 1951 at this time the figure was $119,823, in 1950 it was $116,535, and in 1949 it was $100,995. Sums were much smaller in previous years. Sensed Situation That revenues this year would be less than previously was guessed by all county officials in the state. Townships are being included in the division of gas tax money and the percentage for counties was decreased as a result. The strange thing is that allocations for municipalities have increased. The city of Galesburg this year is receiving sums far larger than ever before. Actually the county as a whole has not suffered as secondary roads in townships arc being repaired and total rebates make a larger sum than in previous years. Cites Factors In Decline of Porker Trade The demand for pork and pork products is diminishing and that, coupled with larger receipts at the I market, accounts for the rapid decline in thc hog trade. This observation was made by Dick Herm, buyer at the Peoria Union Stock Yards, in a livestock forecast for the week ahead. Herm said farmers should be encouraged to make their hogs weigh at least, 200 pounds before (marketing, and no more than 230 pounds. Holds Spread The scarcity of packing sow* has held the spread between butcher prices and sows very narrow, Herm pointed out. In looking at the beef trade, Herm said, a further decline is anticipated on plainer quality cattle, and short-fed cattle, as receipts of those kind is expected to increase in the next 30 to GO days. Choice and prime honest fed cattle will remain fully steady to strong during this samp period. Thc abundance of range fat lambs from the Northwest has lowered the fat lamb market, he noted. This condition will continue for another two or three weeks, with very liftlc, if any, improvement in the live trade, Herm commented. Lambs which are fat should be marketed, he advised. Purchase Hamburger Jn Washington, the Agriculture Department announced Friday that it bought 9,245,470 pounds of hamburger and canned hect this week to bolster cattle prices. The purchase brings to 130,675,More thanl^OO pounds the total amount of bluc-bloodedjbecf bought since the program dairy 'cattle went on display today! was set up last July. In thc week- at the first international dairy; ly total, 5,081 470 pounds were s £ ovv [canned beef, bought for prices A total of 2 059 animals, reprc-iranging from 38.90 cents a pound Dairy Cattle Show Opens 8-Day Run CHICAGO (UP) • $4,000,000 worth of Lt An estimated 300>000 persons are expected to attend the big show during its eight-day run in the Amphitheater at Chicago's Union tNear Yates City Stock Yards. I A inrun hnv barn irgc Barn Burns Chest President Reminds Workers Of Kick-off Meet Anniversary Event History will repeat itself Sunday for Galesburg Council 556, Kewanee council is observing its 50th anniversary with a class initiation A large hay barn on the Mrs. Clara Bigler farm in thc Elba Center area northwest of Yates City was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon. The building and many hundred bales of hay are a total loss. Community Chest workers andJThc hay hclonged to Don Gibbs, officials of t the 11 '' who farnis th * Iand . but doesn't Chest agencies were reminded to-i day by President Wallace Nelson: llv l on he P Iacc of the kick-off banquet Monday at: Ihc alarm was turned in Friday 6:30 p.m. in the Hotel Custer toj ab °ut 1 P-m. and both the Yates launch the 1953 campaign for $75,- City and Elmwood departments 513. answered the call. The loss is par- Dr. Alfred Haakc, economist andjtiaily covered by insurance, consultant to General Motors will Because the phone service, which be the speaker. The banquet will was crippled by the storm of two officially launch the 2-week campaign. the Galesburg degree team. When the Kewanee council came into existence, it was the Galesbur^ degree team that conferred the first and second degrees on the first class initiated into that council. Columbus Day, which Is Monday, will be noted by Galesburg council with a radio .talk over station WGIL at 6:15 p. m. by the Rev. Patrick Byrne, chaplain of the council. A nationwide broadcast is scheduled at 9:45 p. m. Monday over the Mutual network, with Supreme Knight Luke E. Hart as the speaker. Members of Galesburg council, along with all Catholic men of Galesburg and vicinity, will receive Holy Communion in a body at the 8 o'clock Mass Sunday morning in St. Patrick's Church. The main issues up for discus-,„ nri . » f; , /It , , „ ,-, „ sion this year are effects of tech-!f °' . AIjlf red ™ cL onnell of Gales- nical assistance mamma, tho ml^P ur S ^ staying at the McConnell nical assistance programs, the role!j " of parliaments in foreign affairs me here for a lew days. and the rights of people to self-' c Ha""* Nye and Levi were determination. [Sunday guests Sunday in the Realtors Set Meet The October dinner meeting of the Galesburg Area Realtors will be held Monday at 6 p,m. in the Elks Club. A report on the recent state convention of realtors in Rock Island will be given by Guy W. Parkins. fresidcnrEisenhower addressed °' f ^li ^ MrS " Haymond [£tTe nJ S Mr - ^ ^' ™ EHlolt en- Prairie City School. The PaPI^lt^ ,ou and Joyce and Mr. and Mrs jL'arl Seibert of Sycamore at a information on the estimated costjjt /membeVs refer ideas" and pro>^, n ^' w nn l^ f £ he host . Nvas ob of installing a water system and; p0S als discussed at the meeting to S ,s b ! rthda y anniversary, will explain the type needed by ; their respective legislatures, the village. \ Plans to hold the town meeting j meier Engineering Company otti- ^^{^ dispute eials from Galesburg will present The union t; the battleground in s. akes no action but! Birth Records Born At Cottage Hospital To; Mr. and Mrs. James Fowler, M >n Friday night at 10:51. were made at a meeting of the village board earlier this week. Prairie City suffered a water shortage during the recent summer drought and many residents, particularly in the rural area, hauled water from other towns. VAN IIUFJ EL IS 67 Eddie Van Huffel of 275 S. Chambers St., is observing his 67th birthday today. Mr. Van Huffel is employed at the Shangri-La Inn. Pastor Bostrom Is Burlington Speaker The Rev. Nils Bostrom, of Sweden, a brother of the Rev. Carl Bostrom, pastor of Bethel Lutheran Church, Stronghurst, will speak at Messiah Lutheran Church in Burlington Sunday evening. He will speak in the English language. The Bostrom brothers were recent- Sunday dinner, s Cecil Fors is suffering'from*'a broken right wrist which incurred while cranking his car LINCOLN, NEB. on — Lincoln Lions Club President Herbert R. Walt thinks that luncheon club members on the average listen too long and lunch too little. His regime will be different. Speeches will be at a minimum, ly in New York and joined in con-!Food will be at a maximum, duct of church services at Gus-| He's starting out the fall sessions iavn* Church there. | wlth a baked ham lunch, slaw and tavus tnurcn mere. ^ ^ homebaked bread Lincoln Lions to Be Fed Like Lions Australia Claims to Have Better Jet Planes CANBERRA The first Australian-built Sabre jet fighter has made its official test flight. Flight- Lieutenant W. H. Scott of the RAAF flew the plane for 30 minutes in the Melbourne area. Minister for Defence Production Eric J. Harrison told newsmen the Australian Sabre was an improvement on the original American design, Australian engineers t he said, had modified the fuselage to take the more powerful British- built Avon jet engine in place of the American turbo jet engine Sabres now in Korea. in Police Officers to Attend Convention Four members of the Galesburg police department will leave Sunday for Rockford to attend the annual convention of the Policemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Illinois. Representing Galesburg Unit 19 will be Capt. Oscar Babbitt, Sgt. Richard Thomas of the traffic detail, Officers Fred Lindquist and Ernest Rice. The local group has endorsed Officer Lindquist for the post of financial secretary of the state organization and the delegates will work to bring about the election of their fellow officer during the conclave which opens Monday and will continue through Tuesday. County Legion Taking Reservations for Meet To Honor Sen. Broyles The Knox County American Legion Council and Auxiliary requests that dinner reservations for the October meeting of the groups here Thursday evening-be made by Monday evening. Reservations may be directed to John A. Plumer, 520 S. Whitesboro St., or Miss Julia Nelson, 513 Monroe St. State Sen. Paul W. Broyles of Mt. Vernon is slated as the guest speaker for the affair, which will be held in the Legion Home, 571 E. North 'St. The dinner will be served at 7 o'clock. weeks ago, is still partially out of order, it was difficult to get help to fight the fire. i Lites Farm hand foot dry well rescued from an 80- he fell into on his way home from a bar , . , It's obvious that he took one drop too many. Bank officers empty vault, go on a spending spree and get caught . . • And as usual, when thieves fall out, they are both trying to escape punishment. Each claims it was thc other one's vault. Dr. Tahra Bey, a Lebanese mystic, who allowed stage hands to stick pins and needles through jhim (and said he felt no discom Sen. Broyles is the author of theifort) is being deported by the Broyles Bills proposed in the fight against the spread of Communism. Stop Fine Is $7.40 Clyde Mims, 27,. of 990 Emory St., today paid $7.40 in police court for failure to observe a stop sign at Prairie and Central Streets at 12:15 a. m. today. Realty Transfers p I M I Leonard J. McMiilion of Galesburg to Frank M. Wilbur, 113 N. Ivan Ave., property in Highland Addition lor $9,000. After that will come a smorgasbord, then on order venison, frog's legs, shrimp, lobster and other "real eating" lunches. With a grin, he says, "we'll start out in a small way." Bribes Postal Clerks With Bag of Cookies OKLAHOMA UPi — Oklahoma City Post * Office employes received a chuckle from a package which arrived here from San Antonio, Attached to the outside was a transparent bag containing oatmeal cookies and a ndte reading: 4, Last Christmas I mailed a dolh insured for $25, and the doll was broken when it arrived. They would only pay me $5 for the broken doll, so please handle this package with care ~ it isn r t insured- And help yourself to a cookie." Blood Station Posts Appeal for Wednesday The Knox County Branch Regional Red Cross Blood Center needs at least 60 more registrations for next Wednesday's donor reception to meet its Armed Forces and civilian quotas. In making the appeal for donors, Mrs. Rivers Sullivan, volunteer administrator of the station, pointed out that there is a critical need for blood donations in types 0 positive and A positive. Persifer Township Day will be observed at the center Wednesday, with Mrs. Max Gale serving as general chairman of the donor recruitment effort in this township. Cyclist Hits Auto Fred Dexter, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dexter, 1187 Monroe St., received a bump on his head and bruises of his right arm when a bicycle he was riding collided with an auto Friday at 3:55 p. m. on Prairie street at Simmons. Motorist Richard Yemm, 28, of Knoxville, reportedly told police that he had stopped when the bicycle hit the rear of his auto. Burn Victim Better Carl Exman, 53, of St. Augustine, is in the Cottage Hospital recovering from arm and leg burns. His condition is not critical. He was taken to the hospital by police ambulance which was summoned!see Friday afternoon by a physician in the Bondi Building. State Department ... In other words, he didn't feel a thing until the State Department began to needle hime. Business eyes prospects of Yule trade . . . It's that time of the year when the business men are trying to decide how much and whether Yule trade. Vice President Nixon almost lost his hat on the night before he took off on his Far Eastern tour . . . The way things have been going abroad, for the U. S. lately, leaving with his hat isn't half as important as coming back with his shirt. Owed From Brooklyn I sing a very sad refrain My dough has all gone down the drain I put my cash on the Bums, you But they failed in their quest for victory. Marriage licenses Delivers Orchids to Prospective Clients COLUMBIA, Conn. GPI—An elec- tricfl and appliance ikm, advertising a big sale, offered free orchids Leonard B Hook nf AK 7 ^ ! as a come-on to women customers. and Miss Alice I B rnii n '?-° n!lt rained 50 hard ' hov/e ™ r > that • ourntit ot Oaies-jf ew customers came. The com- ipany assigned a salesman to de- Ccdarljiver the orchids, flown irom Ha- M Hil.Jwaii, to the homes of some of the imore likely prospects. Purple Heart Meets The Galesburg Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart will hold its monthly meeting Monday evening at 8 at the American Legion Home. Commander C. N Dexter will preside. Ambulance Calls ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Mrs. Anna McAllister from St Mary's Hospital to 191 W. Tomp- WE WILL CLOSED COLUMBUS DAY Webber from the St. Mary's Hospi- burg. Wesley E Adcock of Township and Mi ss $reu ot Abiiijgdon, kins St. Mrs. Leonard Wataga area to tal. Miss Mildred Fulton from 366 Monmouth Blvd. to St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Edith Culver from the Cottage Hospital to 120 Aliens Ave. Mrs. Flora Gray from the Cot- Jtage Hospital to 554 Mathews St. Monday October Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan Association Main and Cherry Mechanics Homestead and Loan Association 250 East Main Street 1

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