The Daily Leader from Pontiac, Illinois on May 15, 1973 · Page 6
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The Daily Leader from Pontiac, Illinois · Page 6

Pontiac, Illinois
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Tuesday, May 15, 1973
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Rooks Creek Homemakers elect new officers Remember? By MARYJEAN GRAYMONT -- The Rooks Creek Homemakers Extension met on Monday, May 14, at 2 p.m. at the Graymont Community Hall. Mrs. Eldon Ruff, president, conducted the meeting. Roll Call, "Personality Traits You Admire" was answered by 22 members. Mrs. Glenn Antrim, safety- chairman, distributed a questionnaire which ail members answered. Miss Crystal Thompson passed out health cards to members which may be filled out and placed in a billfold or purse. Sirs. Ruff announced that Elsie Mies Day would be on June 14. Evaluation sheets were handed in to Mrs. Ted Bauknecht, secretary. Miss Crystal Thompson, reporting for the nominating committee, gave the following slate of officers; Mrs. Robert Carroll, president, Mrs. Robert Krug, second vice president; Mrs. Russell Grau, secretary, and Mrs. Phil Grau, treasurer. They were elected by a unanimous ballot. They will be installed at the next meeting. A silent auction was held. Mrs. Lester Henkel and Mr. Edward Cox gave the major lesson, "Personality Adjustments." Hostesses were Mrs. Nellie Mullen, Mrs. Vernell Drager and Miss Crystal Thompson. May 15, 1958 James W. Finnegan, 77, Odell, died at the home of his sister, Miss Hannah Finnegan. Dwight, of a heart attack. A retired farmer, he moved to Odell in 1946. Survivi?«» are his wife; three daughters, three sons and 26 grandchildren. High temperature in Pontiac today was 78 degrees. The low last night was 50 degrees. Fred Kyburg of Chatsworth, had the highest producing herd in the Livingston County Dairy Improvement Assocition No. 2 for April. His herd of 23 registered Holsteins produced 1,187 pounds of milk and 47.6 pounds of butterfat. Second was Dwight to take action in zoning matter a herd of 27 registered and grade Brown Swiss owned by Russell Tambling of Dwight. The Illinois corn crop is about one-third planted although excessive rains continue to delay field work in the southern part of the state. Statewide, corn planting and other farm work was progressing, with about 35 per cent of the corn crop in the ground. About 15 per cent of the soybean crop has been planted, well ahead of the progress at this time last year. Gerald Harder, Carol Lewis and Lowell Ostick, Pontiac eighth grade students, were winners of prizes in the 17 district grade school art contest which is sponsored annually by the Illinois Federation of Woman's Clubs. May 15, 1948 The temperature at 1:30 p.m. today was 64 degrees; the low last night was 46 degrees. Newly elected offices of the Women's Union of the First Baptist Church are: Mrs. Harry Hansbrough, president; Mrs. Earl Mortimore, vice president; Mrs. Floyd Byrne, treasurer; Mrs. Fred Croft, assistant treasurer, and Mrs. E. McCutcheon. secretary. Miss Eulalie Conkle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rollie Conkle, Pontiac, and Gerald Broyle of Streator, were married at St. Mary rectory in Pontiac. Attendants were Miss Dorcas Scott and Robert Conkle, brother of the bride. The Broyles will live in Streator. No. 2 yellow cash corn was quoted on the Chicago Board of Trade today was S2.40; No. 2 white oats, $i.i9te and top hogs, $21.25. Miss Peggy Hoffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis M. Hoffman, Fairbury, route 2, will attend the eighth annual session of the Illini Girls' State June 27 to July 5 at MacMurray College, Jacksonville. Daily Leader, Pontiac, 111. Page 6 Tues., May 15, 73 May 15, 1933 Up to date 16 applications have been made in Pontiac for beer licenses under the recently enacted malt beverage license ordinance. High temperature in Pontiac today was 74 degrees. C.H. Denman will open a shoe repair shop on West Madison Street, formerly occupied by the Gaus tailor shop. B. H. Case of Norwood, Ohio, has a force of men engaged in constructing a concrete roadway on the west side of the postoffice building. Hugh J. Fox, manager of the new Pontiac Merchants baseball team, has entered his team in the Central Illinois Baseball League. FOGARTY ELECTRIC · Prompt Service · Free Estimates Phone 844-3364 or Odell 998-2062 WED AT STREATOR -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Studnicki were united in marriage May 5 in a double ring ceremony at St. Casimir's Catholic Church in Streator. The bride is the former Esther M. Hassinger of Pontiac. The couple will live in Streator, where she is employed by Owens-Illinois Co. and her husband is custodian at Centennial School. Wet weather prompts crop alternative ideas The University of Illinois agronomists Don Graffis and Walter Scott have prepared information concerning a "last date" timetable, based on the first killing frost date for areas across the state. Based on 30 years of weather records kept by the Illinois Crop Improvement Assocition, the first killing frost date for the Livingston County area will be Oct. 15, William T. McNamara, Livingston County Extension adviser for agriculture, said. By June 5, farmers should switch from a full-season corn variety to a shorter-season variety. It is also advisable to reduce plant population as the season gets later. By this date, it is also a good time to consider switching from corn to soybeans if seed is available. Soybean variety selection at this time is not yet critical. June 20 is the last favorable date to plant corn as a cash grain crop in the Livingston County area. After this date, one could still plant corn, if its use is desired for silage. On soybean ground, there will be no need to switch from the Corsoy-Amsoy maturity to an earlier-maturing crop if soil conditions are favorable. Another alternative at this time is sorghum, if you need livestock feed. Corn climate, rather than early growing season, is the key to sorghum yields. If you plan sorghum as a cash crop, make certain you have a market available. Beans are preferred to sorghum as a cash crop. Sorghum poses a drying problem at harvest. The grain should be harvested soon after it matures. This will often be before the plant is dry and the grain is too wet to be stored. July 9 is the last date to plant soybeans. In fact, the chance of economic profit on any crop planted at this date is 50-50 at best. DWIGHT -- Village trustees last night approved board committee appointments and agreed to proceed with legal action against a Dwight water softener company for alleged zoning ordinance violations. Approval was given for legal action against Robert Boynton and Plan-0-Soft Co. after building inspector Louis Groll told the board the company is operating a commercial business in a residential area. Boynton is owner of the building. The board April 9 gave the company 30 days to comply with zoning ordinances, but has not received a response to a letter about the violation sent to the firm, Groll said. The board has not applied for a zoning permit since renting the building from B^ynton. Boynton was operating a greenhouse in a residential area on a special use permit before renting the building, but the special permit is no longer valid. Groll said Boynton has applied for a zoning variance, and the board of appeals will have a public hearing. Appointments approved for the Planning Commission were chairman B. E. Clapp, Martin Cornale, Herman Ohlendorf, Robert Ruskin, Terry Sorensen and David Neville. The Zoning Board of Appeals will be building inspector Louis Groll, James C. Soctt, John R. Stevenson, Russell Schultz, John Clausen, Thomas Slattery and Ed DeLong. The Park Board chairman is John Gibbons, with Mrs. Taylor Moyemont, Mrs. Allan Bovelle, Mrs. John Haegele, Alex McWilliams and Mrs. William Neville. Norma Beiswanger was appointed village treasurer and Roger Gomien, village attorney. Dr. Aage Steinichi is the health officer. Russell Schultz was also appointed to the Gooseberry Creek Project Committee. The board approved the following building permits: --Frank Riccolo for the Held for a hearing LONDON (AP) -- Somebody stole Norma McCafferty's new bra off her clothesline, so she sewed a bell into her brightest pair of panties and hung them out as bait. In the small hours the bell rang, and a waiting cop grabbed Jack Cohen, 50, of London's East End. Brought before the magistrates Monday, Cohen admitted stealing the bra and trying to steal the panties. "There's nothing wrong with me," he told the judges. But they ordered him held for medical examinations and another hearing on June 4. construction of a single family dwelling and adjacent garage at 307 Wilmac St. --J. Merlin Ogg for a two-car garage at 307 E. Mazon Ave. --C. A. Galeaz for store front remodeling on east Mazon Ave. --Leon Schlabowski for store remodeling at 106 West St. --Leonard Seliga to erect a steel storage shed at 401 W. Williams St. --M. Wayne Bennett to improve the interior of his property on West St. --And Michael Sesterhenn to erect a storage shed at 104 W. Morgan St. Fairbury Mrs. Helen Nash Correspondent FAIRBURY -- Dr. and Mrs. Duane Atteberry of Manchester, Iowa, were Mother's Day weekend visitors of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Atteberry. The Luther League are planning a car wash on May 19, which will include washing windows, inside and outside. According to Mrs. Betty Callaby, Girls State chairman, Miss Kathy Lou Metz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Metz, has been selected by the Fairbury American Legion Auxiliary to attend Girls State in Jacksonville, in June. Miss Judy Cox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Cox, has been named as alternate. 1 P.M. to 9 Wednesday, May 16 10% OFF STORE-WIDE Cantrece Panty HOSE Regularly $2.50 Sale $ 1.49 Special . . Dress Rack $ 5 00 WHILE THEY LAST! WEST ALL'S 215 N. Mill Pontiac/ Illinois WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. We are mad at ourselves . . . we have so many items we can't turn around or move . . . in order to move merchandise out we are giving a huge 25% DISCOUNT on any furniture item from 7 to 9 P.M. Wednesday ONLY// GAMBLES Home ^ * [Furn/sh/ngs PONTIAC 2 HOURS ONLY ANY FURNITURE ITEM ON DISPLAY IN OUR STORE!! Receive 25% OFF any Furniture Item in our store during this 2 hours of shopping madness . . . Wednesday, May 16, 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. Sale items excluded: WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. ONE GROUP MEN'S TENNIS SHOES $ 3.49 Pair ONE GROUP MEN'S SHOES PAIR $ 8.50 HUGE SAVINGS ON ALL OTHER MEN'S SHOES IN STOCK!! SHOE PLETZ'S M A R T / / f i f i m i i i i J i i u i i H J i l l i J i i i u - Ill ill III IIHNHMimflHHfllir ill HI ill in 203 W. MADISON PH. 844-6266 PONTIAC, ILL

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