Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 16, 1953 · Page 11
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 11

Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, October 16, 1953
Page 11
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Young Singing Star Charged With Assault LOS ANGELES, Calif. (UP)- Freeklo-fnccd Jimmy Boyd, the 14- year-old who became famous singing "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," today faced damage suit charges of assaulting n 13-year-old girl during nn auto ride through a park. Jimmy, together with two other youths, was named in a $35,000 damage suit filed by Mr. and Mrs. John E. Lucas, parents of the girl, Betty Lucas. The parents also sought court costs and any further relief the court may see fit lo grant. Bernard Wee, attorney for the McComb, Miss., boy recording star issued a denial of the charge. "Jimmy absolutely denies that he or the other boys did anything! more than possibly neck with the girl," Rice said. "They went for a ride in the park. It was strictly kid stuff and nothing else happened. "I talked to a doctor who examined the girl after .the alleged incident and he said there was not a mark on her nor any evidence of a sexual attack." Rice asked why, if the parents believed their daughter had been attacked, they did not go to police instead of filing a civil suit. He also noted it is the policy of local police in cases involving juveniles not to make public the names of those involved. The suit also named Wesley Se- The Daily Register^Mall, Gdlcsburg, 111. Friday, October16, 1953 11 SELF EXPRESSION—Exploratory art Is one of 30 courses offered In the Adult School which starts Monday night. In the above photo, Instructor Verne Shelton is making suggestions to one of his regular pupils, Ed Dugan. Classes arc held in Galcsburg High School. BETTER THAU SETTER FOR VEGETABLES FOR THOSE UNACCUSTOMED—Pointing to a geographical location as a class topic, Jesse D. Lester, instructor in Current Events discussion in the Adult. School which opens Monday night' at 7;30 in Galcsburg High School, indicates the scope of matters developed in his course. Enrollments are open in this class until it begins Monday evening. Insulting Baboon On the Proivl in Southwest Chicago CHICAGO (UP)—Herman, a 45- pound baboon, was loose on the! southwest side of Chicago today. He was last seen early this morning sitting on a lawn. When police rushed to get him, he was gone. William Lietz of the Anti-Cruelty Society said the animal is "strong as a man" and capable of doing serious harm when angered. Ho/man belongs to Edward Clark, 17, He escaped late Thursday from a washroom in the service station where Clark is employed. Clark said he got the animal from John Mach Jr., 24, who had purchased it a few hours earlier, Mach gave the animal away after zillc. 16, and Edward Slaughter, 17. A. T?J?\ Cnnvpntinn It charged the three took the girl:™ T * ±fl en " on into Griffith Park Sept. 24 and at- ! LITTLE YORK — Mr. and Mrs tacked her "with great force and violence 0. The population of the United States increased by 2,500,000 in 1950. James Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Reynolds, Harold Kinney Dean Kejthlcy, Robert Free, Law> rence and Paul Fredrickson, Kenneth Phillips, Jim Booth and Terrance Lescher left Sunday night HO NEED TO SEARCH FOR fBiSH ASH YOUR GROCER Tuberculosis Rate In Institutions Alarms Bettag He spoke Thursday at the 40thiCK_„|- A***** ftttn annual conference of the Missis- 10 " 0018 Arrow imo sippi Valley Conference on Tuberculosis. Bettag said Illinois has cut the death rate from tuberculosis in its MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UP)-Cental hospitals 75 per cent since! Dr. Otto Bettag, Illinois state di-| 19 ^ m ^ a control program. . . . _„ Wi/ , „,„,,.„,.„ ,„ Chest films are taken of inmates rector of public welfare says lu-| thdr cntrancc and scmj . an . berculosis control should be prac-; nuaI , y f!uring lhoir s(ay Bettag liced in all of the nation's public:said the rc-infectional rato also has been slashcd- Iliinois. -82 per cent in institutions. The tuberculosis death rate in mental, correctional and other institutions is about 26 times greater! "Taps" was composed during than that of the general population,;the Civil War by Gen. Daniel But Bettag said surveys have shown, terficld of the Union army. Air; Everybody Cares S^EDALIA, Mo. (to —A yourlf archer shot a green willow stick into the air, and all kinds of trouble resulted. Radio Station KDRO was Cut oft the air, a third of Sedalia residents were without electricity and it took three-quarters of an hour to get things back to normal, The willow branch lodged across the wires of a 12,000 volt feeder line. Both the stick and the wires burned as the current shorted through the green stick. MECHANICAL CARPENTER—How lo operate working equipment is a demonstration shown by F. E. Chamberlain, instructor In the Wood Shop course, to one of his regular students, Don McDorman. Chamberlain will be in charge of a class in this study in the Adult School opening Monday night at 7:30 in Galesburg High School. his mother took a dim view of "such a big animal bouncing around the house." The animal, about three feet tall when it stands up, chased dogs and cats after getting free. It also screeched at children going to school. A housewife complained it had abused her collie dog. Anti - Cruelly workers stalked Herman for five hours, but had to give up at dusk. Lietz said the baboon would not come in, even when an attempt was made to lure him with a ring-tailed monkey and banana-baited box traps. Cherrytone and Smoked Elk Cherrytone When you see the letters EXT- DFPA branded into the edge of a plywood panel, you know the glue is waterproof. for Kansas City, Mo., to attend the National meeting of the Future Farmers of America. Quality and Economy... 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New gas-saving LOW-FRICTION engines, new shorter turning! You can own a new Ford Economy Truck for less than you think—if you see us NOW! If your old truck is a FORD —it's worth more'to Ford Dealers than to any other dealer! Ford Dealers alone have the Ford equipment and Ford- trained mechanics needed to put used Ford Trucks back into A-l shape. That's why we want old Ford Trucks! That's why we give you the best deal on your old Ford Truck! FOR A TASTY TRIAT TRY HARVEST CREAM WHEAT FORD^^TRUCKS SAVE TIME • SAVE MONEY • LAST LONGER r.».A.r. McCREERY MOTOR SALES Tompkins and Kellogg Struts Galttbirf, Illinois If Yeu're Interested in qn JgV U»ed Truck -Be Sure re See Your Ford Dealer » m -m

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