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Writer Cites Jim Williams' 'Out Our Way' Humor The Daily Register-Mail, Galesburg, III, Wednesday^ October 21, 1963 IB Announce Honor Roll For Biggsville High And Grade Schools BIGGSVILLE — The following students of the Biggsville High School have been placed on the honor roll for the first six weeks Seniors on the honor roll ane Stevenson and Donna Cook; juniors, Joyce Boyd; sophomores, Lee Ray Moffitl, Barbara Duncan, Lovell Green, Janet Gibb, Gary Saben and Donald Simmons; and freshmen, Sam Richardson and Charlene Baldwin. The following students in the four upper Former Rio Pastor Dies at Jacksonville RIO—Word was received here Sunday telling of the death of the Rev. Bee Crouch, a former pastor of the Rio Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Mr. Crouch had become 'mentally ill about a year ago while are Di-P aslor at a Decatur hospital and 'had voluntarily entered Jacksonville State Hospital. He had recovered so that he had been' allowed the freedom to go as he wished. He had been missing from the hospital since Sept. 16. His body was found in a cornfield :noar Jacksonville by a farmer grades at the Biggs-,P ic ^ in ? corn : , ville Grade School made the honor 1 Ho 1S fiurvlvetl roll for the first six weeks: eighth, Margie Earp, Barbara Meyer, by his wite and three children, Janet, Bobbie and Jimmy who have been staying with Carolyn Stevenson, Donna Foster jj! cr mother at Mcrriam, Kan. No and Carol Campbell; seventh,'further particulars have been re- Jerry Johnson and Howard Mc-jccved. He was 38. Vey; sixth, Janet Kinslow, Jamesl whl] e pastor of the Rio Presby- Hutchinson and Barbara Burkett;!terian Church, he took a very ac- fifth, Patricia Smith, Louise Ren- ! tive part in remodeling the church ken, Barbara Smith, Barbara Kay after the fire, doing a greater part looks he's walking Johnson, Kathleen Griffilts, Jamieson and Carl Detrick. Kay JIM WILLIAMS AT HIS DRAWING BOARD, surrounded by some of his famous OUT OUR WAY characters; the mother of "Why Mothers Get Gray;" Curly the cowboy; a group of his kids; the' Worry Wart; the Bull of the Woods, "NYMANS FOR DIAMONDS" ....and for all tie Ringt enlarged to show dttoill Prices Includs Fedsral to* Perfectly paired keepsakes of love are these beautiful Keepsake Matched Wedding Ring Sets, traditional choice of Arnerica'i loveliest brides. A. KCNDRICK Matching Wedding King* $25.00 and 17 .50 I. UNION Matching Wedding Rings While Gold Inlaid on Natural Cold 125.00 and 20.00 ARTHUR J. NYHAN and SONS JEWELERS 56 North Prairie Street Phone 4669 "NYMANS FOR DIAMONDS" READ THE WANT ADS IN THE DAILY REGISTER-MAIL By NEA Service NEW YORK (NEA)—America's best beloved comic artist, J. R. Williams, is the subject of a Saturday Evening Post article in the magazine's Oct. 24 issue, written by Richard Thruelsen, associate editor of the Post. Williams is the man who created OUT OUR WAY, one of the most popular newspaper comics of all time and a regular feature of The Register-Mail. He has been drawing OUT OUR WAY for 31 years. He has often been called the Will Rogers of the comic pages. Jim Williams went to work for NEA Service (Newspaper Enterprise Association) back in 1922, fresh from a machinist's job in Alliance, 0. His drawings now appear in approximately 750 daily newspapers and 325 Sunday papers. Writes Thruelsen, who interviewed Williams in his palatial home just outside Pasadena, Calif.: "What makes Jim Williams' cartooning unique is not its longevity or its popularity . . . but its apparent simplicity. For three decades Williams has been entertaining a constantly growing audi ence with his observations of the commonplaces of American life the joys of boyhood in a small town, the exacerbations of middle- class family living, the earthy humor which lightens the routine of a working ranch, and the lunch- pail philosophy which animates our factories and machine shops. * * * "Williams has never employed the suspense of a running narrative to hold his audience and he has always avoided the » sexy heroines, the space ships and the slapstick situations which characterize many of the strip cartoons on the comic pages. The typical Williams panel is a compound of gentle caricature, homespun philosophy and nostalgia for the days before this century came of age." * • " * Before he began his career as a cartoonist, Jim Williams' life had been an almost unbelievable record of adventure and excitement. He has been railroad fireman, cowboy, mule-skinner, cav alryman, prize fighter, policeman, machinist. All this is still a part of him. It forms the philosophy and background without which there probably never would have been an OUT OUR WAY. Many a writer has taken a fling at "doing a piece" about Williams, but the cartoonist's friends say Thruelsen has written by all odds the best one. In commenting on a remark Jim made to him during one of their interviews (Jim had said, "I was a good all-around machinist"), Thruelsen writes: "For a man who exhibits an almost oppressive sense of modesty, this admission comes as a shock. Though Williams is aware of the fame his cartooning has brought him, he shrugs it off as embarrassing evidence that people are wont to make too much o$ too little. On the subject of his other achievements and experiences, Fim is constantly depreciative — he was just another ranch hand, a troublesome soldier, a typical preliminary boy, and, in later years, a failure as a rancher. But a good machinist." READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS Housework Easy Without Nagging Backache j Nagging backache, loss of pep and energy, headaches and dizziness may he due to alow- down of kidney function. Doctors say good kidney function is very important to good health. When some everyday condition, such as stress and strain, causes this important function to slow down, many folks suffernag- ginc backache—feel miserable. Minor bladder irritation* due to cold or wrong diet may Cause getting up nights or frequent passages. Don't neglect your kidneys if these conditions bother you. Try Doan's Pills—a mild I diuretic. Used successfully by millions for I over 60 years. 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