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Daily Registtr, Harrisburg, Illinois Page Two Monday, January 20, 1964 Deaths, Funeral Notices Hear of Death of Mrs. Maude Upton Word was received here Sunday of the death of Mrs. Maude Upton, 81, widow of Lee Upton, who died at her home in Pontiac. at 4:30 a. She was a former resident of Harrisburg.

Survivors include two sons, Bert Upton and Howard Upton, both of Pontiac, three grandchildren. five great-grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Elmer (Edith) McCormack, Harrisburg, and a brother, Ernest Owen of Carrier Mills. She was the daughter of the late W. W.

and Theodosia Owen and two brothers, Lawrence Owen and Earl Owen and a sister, Mrs. Fred (Grace) Abney preceded her in death. Funeral services and burial will be in Pontiac at 3:30 p. m. Tuesday.

Fred Rushing Dies in Marion Fred Rushing, veteran of World War died in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion at 5 p. m. Sunday. He was a resident of the McCormack community near Stonefort. Mr.

Bushing was never married and is survived by a brother, Earl Rushing of Stonefort, nieces and nephews. The body is at the Thornton Funeral Home at Stonefort where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, east of Ozark.

Harry Stricklin Dies Here Sunday Harry Stricklin, 70, retired coai miner and painter, died at 10 a. m. Sunday in the Harrisburg Hospital, where he was being entered. He resided at 29 North Texas street, Gaskins City. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Stricklin, four children, Joe Stricklin and Mrs.

Donna Brothers, both of Harrisburg, Jerry Jenkins, Denver, and Mrs. Juanita Hart, Portsmouth, N. seven grandchildren and a brother, Ishmuel Stricklin, Walled Lake, Mich. He was a member of the Harrisburg Masonic Lodge, Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m.

in the chapel of the Turner Funeral Home, where friends may call after 6 p. m. today. The Rev. Robert Biggerstaff of Evansville will officiate.

Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Rejects "Vague Declarations" Johnson Responds To Nikita's Note Howell Gets Contract For Lusk Bridge Mary Elizabeth Watkins, 81, Dies Miss Miry Elizibeth Watkins, gl, of Stonefort Star Route, died at a. m. today at the Creal Springs Nursing Home. The body Is at the Aly Funeral Home awaiting funeral arrangements.

Former Equality Resident Dies Word has been received here of the death of Paul Luckett, formerly of Equality, who died at his home in Washington, Saturday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a. m. at St. Simon Catholic Church in Washington.

Burial will be there. Mr. Luckett has several relatives in Saline county. Tony Geltosky Dies Early Today Tony Geltosky, 76, retired miner, died at 12:20 a. m.

today at his home, 116 Michigan street, Harrisburg. He had been ill for the past three years. He was bom in Lithuania and had been a resident of Harrisburg for the past 40 years. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Petrona Geltosky, two children, Mrs. Harold (Stella) Sell, Minneapolis, a son, John Geltosky, Memphis, and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church at a time to be announced later. Burial will be in Sunset Lawn Cemetery.

The body is at the Harrisburg Funeral Home, where friends may call after 5 p. m. today. Death Takes Mrs. Mary M.

Dodd, 71 Services Tuesday For Mrs. Dennis The funeral of Mrs. Minnie Dennis, 84, widow of Isaac C. Dennis, will be held at 2 p. m.

Tuesday at the McKinley Baptist Church. The Rev. CSayton Humphrey of Dongola, will officiate, assisted by the church pastor. Rev. Harry Garrett Burial will be in Sunset Lawn Cemetery.

The body is at the Gaskins Funeral Home and will be taken to the church one hour prior to the funeral to lie in state until the funeral hour. The casket will be closed at the beginning of the service. Mrs. Dennis, who lived at 116 West Park street, Harrisburg, WMS visiting at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.

Andrew Preston in New Albany, at the time of her deatn Saturday morning. She had been in ill health the past few months. She was bom in Dckoven, on Sept. 21, 1879, the daugh ter of the late Ed and Ellen Caldwell. Mr.

Dennis preceded her in death on March 9, 1963. She was a member of the McKinley Baptist Church. In addition to her daugher she is survived by two other children, Trafton Dennis, Harrisburg and Culmer Dennis, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a brother, Ed Irby Caldwell, Providence, and a sister, Mrs. Mila Thorasberry. Sturgis, Ky.

Five sisters preceded her in death. Mrs. Mary M. Dodd, 71, wife of Bill Dodd, died at 1:15 a. m.

today in the Ferrell Hospital, where she had entered a few hours earlier. Mrs. Dodd resided on Academy street in Eldorado, but had been a resident of Texas City community for several years, where Mr. Dodd served as road commissioner. She is survived by her husband, two sisters, Mrs.

Carrie Reeder, Eldorado and Mrs. Lillie Dietrich, Barrington, and three brothers, CHetus Phelps, Clyde Phelps, and Jim Phelps, all of Eldorado. The body is at the Bean Funeral Home in Eldorado. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m.

Wednesday at Star Church, north of Eldorado. The Rev. Elmer Grisham of Harrisburg will officiate with burial in Douglas Cemtery. By SMITH UPI White House Reporter WASHINGTON (UPl)-Presi- dent Johnson urged Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev today to join him in working on specific proposals to settle East- West differences instead of drafting "vague Johnson sent a note to Khrushchev replying to the Soviet Jan. 3 message proposing that world powers sig.i a declaration renouncing use of force in territorial disputes.

The President said that practical progress toward peace was his "most fervent but that requires, not only agreements in principle but also concrete actions on accord with those believe this exchange of letters offers real hope for that kind of progress and that hope is shared by all peace- loving men in every Johnson concluded. Offer Specific Proposals Johnson told Khrushchev that the United States, acting with its Allies, would offer "specific for strengthening the peace-keeping machinery in this weeks ahead. Both the Geneva disarmament conference and the United Nations are appropriate places for such he added. Johnson said that specific agreements were needed rather than "vague declarations of principle that oppose some wars but not He said he agreed with statement that use of force for solving territorial disputes was not in the interest of any people. The President, with Communist tactics in Berlin and Korea obviously in mind, then proposed to Khrushchev "guidelines to implement this principle which are even broader and stronger than your governments or regimes shall abstain from the direct or indirect threat or use of force to change international boundaries; other territorial or administrative demarcation or dividing lines established by or confirmed by international agreement or practice; the positions of truce or military armistice agreements; or arrangements or procedures concerning access to, passage across or the administration of those areas where international agreement or practice has established or confirmed such arrangements or Johnson said at the outset of his note that he welcomed year-end letter "and agree with much of its "It is my said the President, "that we can build on these areas of agreement instead of merely emphasizing our well-known Contract for a bridge over Lusk Creek at Golconda finally has been awarded, it was announced today by Francis S.

Lorenz, director of the Illinois Department of Public Works and Buildings. The contract, for $389,303, was awarded to Howell Construction Company, Carbondale, and calls for a bridge over Lusk Creek and .38 mUe of concrete base course widening and bituminous concrtte resurfacing on 111. Route 146 at Golconda. The project was offered for bids three times before the contract finally was let at a bid acceptable to the state. A temporary Army-type sin gle-lane bridge has been in use at the location where the orig inal bridge collapsed in October of 1962 because of the weight of a heavily-laden truck.

Second Stage of Malaysian Talks Kennedy Confers With Filipino President Today Ueiayea tiling uate Is Law Possible Agreement This Week on Elections Is Seen Markets ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK ST. LOUIS Hogs active, barrows and gilts steady to 25 lower, sows steady to 25 lower, mixed 180-250 lb barrows and gilts 14.50-15.25; sows 275-600 lb 11.2513.25. Cattle 6,000, calves 250, trade slow, early sales steers under 1.150 lbs about steady, over 1.150 lbs and heifers and cows not fully established, bulls steady to 50 lower, good to choice steers 20.50-23.00; bulls 16.50-18.00; vealers with slaughter calves moderately active, about steady, good to choice steers 23.00-34.00; good and choice calves 16.00-21.00. Sheep slow, market not fully established.

EVANSVILLE LIVESTOCK EVANSVILLE, Ind. (UPI) Livestock; PTA District 30 Board Meets Here A District 30 PTA Board meeting was held Friday afternoon at four in the Harrisburg First Baptist Church Education Building. The district director, Mrs. David Sanks of Equality, presided. The first item of business brought up for discussion was a special conference on legislative problems, which is to be held in February.

This involves both PTA and state legislation affecting children, and is aimed at educating parents as to what can be done either to support or oppose pending legislation. Parliamentary procedure will be dealt with, in ordei to develop trained FLA workers. A State PTA Board member, Mr. Robert Parkinson of Cambridge, of the Legislative Committee, has offeied to conduct this conference for District 30. Other dates set for this district ir the near future are: March 7.

an all-day meeting for program evaluations; March 19, a mi-etmg of the Scholarship Selection Committee; April 1, a Ckiuncil Workshop to be held in for City Council presidents and officers, with emphasis on Schools of Instruction; Ap.ril 23, 24, 25, the state PTA canvention in Chicago. Formation of a new PTA unit at West Ledford was announced Mrs Virginia Yates is the unit president. Mrs. Sanks urged that all PTA groups contribute to the Day gifts. These donations are used to extend M.ANILA (UPI) Atty.

Gen. Robert F. Kennedy conferred with Philippines President Diosdado Macapagal today in the second stage of his efforts to aid in a peaceful settlement of the Malaysia dispute. Kennedy, President special emissary, met President Sukarno of Indonesia in Tokyo last week and will fly to Malaysia Tuesday to see Prime Minister Tengku Abdul Rahman. prospects of an early meeting among the three countries are Philippines Foreign Secretary Salvador P.

Lopez said after two and one-half hour talks with Macapagal today. The U.S. embassy announced that Kennedy would leave for Malaysia at 1 a.m. Tuesday (12 noon Monday EST), five und a half hours earlier than originally scheduled. His schedule for Tuesday left the afternoon open for possible meeting in Kuala Lumpur with Prince Norodom Sihanouk, who also is acting as a peacemaker in the dispute.

Kennedy plans to meet again with Sukarno later in the week. Indonesia has opposed Malaysia, the new British commonwealth nation on its borders, on the ground that it represents another form of Western colo- fused to extend recognition because of territorial claims it has on Borneo, the island Malaysia and Indonesia share. Tension arising out of Indonesian guerrilla raids on Malaysia threatens the peace in Southeast Asia and Kennedy was believed pressing for an immediate summit meeting among the powers concerned. Lopez said Macapagal told the attorney general today that the Philippines has "endeavored from the beginning to bring about a among the three countries. "He assured Mr.

Kennedy he supports his efforts in this direction and pledged full cooperation to this Lopez added. SPRINGFIELD Illinois lawmakers today had 10 more days of "breathing in which they could hammer out a passable program to implement an at-large election of 177 state representatives. The Illinois Senate met Sunday night in a Sunday meeting to pass a measure that set back by 10 days the opening of filing of petitions by candidates for the House in the April primary. Immediately after the Senate passed the bi-partisan measure, by a 51-0 vote, it was signed into law by Gov. Otto Kerner.

It was the first election bill to become law in the two-week-old special session. Filing had been scheduled to start this morning, and the extraordinary Sunday meeting of the Senate was called to pass the filing-date bill before midnight. Filing for other offices was not affected by the new law. leaders of both parties favor elimination of a primary for House candidates in the at- large election. They would substitute party conventions to nominate House candidates However, there has been no agreement on any of a number of proposals to set up the nominating conventions.

If such a convention bill does become law, the measure passed Sunday night to set back the filing dates until Jan. 30- Feb. 7 would be automatically nullified. As the lawmakers returned to Springfield for the start of the third week of the special session, a feeling prevailed that some sort of agreement on a legislative program would be reached before Friday. Last Thursday, the state Supreme Court refused to reverse an earlier decision outlawing the election of House members in November from districts established in 1955.

A prominent Republican said, think have something this week. We might not get it passed this week, but have a program. Now they all know the court going to get them out of this IN USE FAYETTE, Mo. (UPI) Mrs. E.

D. Hawkins uses a rolling pin and bread tray that has been among the pos sessions since 1898. I hrce-County Medical Society Elects Officers An meeting for 1964 was held Jan. 13 at the Harrisburg Elks club by the Saline-Pope-Hardin county Medl- cal Society, with Dr. A.

Z. Goldstein, Rosiclare, the presidency of the Society for 1964. He succeeds Dr. Denton Ferrell of Eldorado, retiring president. Dr.

Frank P. Skaggs, Harris- was named president- elecT of the Society, and Dr. W. J. Blackard, Harrisburg, was again named secrcUry- treasurer.

Dr. Goldstein, after taking office as president, conducted a brief business meeting, after which the Society adjourned until the next regular meeting, to be held at 6:30 p. m. Feb. 10.

Ticketed For Leaving Accident Henry L. Thompson, Herod Rt. 1, was given a ticket by the Harrisburg Police Department Saturday at 3:25 p. m. for leaving the scene of an accident and damage to public property after his car struck a stop sign on the southwest comer of North Main and Locust streets.

The slop sign was bent and the driver kept going, the police charged. The Daily Register 35c a week Siassen Enters GOP Presidential Nomination Race WASHINGTON (UPI) Harold E. Stassen, former of Republican politics, announced today he will run for the GOP presidential nomination. Stassen, 56, said he will enter the New Hampshire primary March 10, the California primary June 2, and the Washington, D. primary May 5, along with "certain other pri- nialism.

The Philippines has re- Ding-Dong Alderman Race Here's a Natural ior Fans of Chicago Politics CHICAGO (UPI) If you like your politics Chicago style, this metropolis Tuesday offers one of the slam-bangingest elections ever to rock the Loop, although only for the lowly post of alderman. The race is to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Michael FioRito, who was elected to the City Council Feb. 26 after the last-minute dumping of state Sen. Anthony De- Tolve, a Democrat. FioRito quit after it was charged he did not live in the 1st Ward at all, but in the posh suburb of Wilmette.

Fighting it out for the right to represent the ward, which includes the Loop and the land but not the power structure on which city hall is built, are; Donald W. Parrillo, 32, a banker, and registered Republican and handball champion of the sedate Illinois Athletic Club. He says he got "adverse when one of his ployes, described by police as a crime syndicate terrorist, got murdered. Florence Scala, 46, a housewife who speaks Spanish ly on the government back to the Parrillo, who moved from Lake Shore Drive to the downtown Executive House to establish ward residence, said "If the organization wanted a rubber stamp they pick somebody like me who is financially He "I never met a mobster in my life, to the best of my Hog receipts 2,500. Market er phases meeting were Mrs.

Ray Coffee, Mrs. Warren Priest, Mrs. Reeves, Mrs. Farrel Mrs. W.

P. Asa, and Mrs. Sanks. The next meeting i date for the district board is Ritai Today for Mri. Effie Russell Funeral services for Mrs.

Effie Russell, 86, widow of Wilson RusseU, of Carrier Mills, were held at 2 p. m. today in the chapel of the James Thornton Funeral Home in Carrier Mills. Tlie Rev. Rascoe Hoilis and the Rev.

Gene Nolan officiated. Burial was in Providence Cemetery. Mrs. Russell died Saturday morning at a hospital in Crown Point, where she had gone to visit with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.

John Wellace steady to 15-cents lower. 190-230 lb 14.85-15.25; 190-250 lbs 14.3514.85. Cattle 800; calves 50. Market I I steady, good steers 20.50-21.50; good heifers 19.50-21.00. Cows utility 13.00-14.00.

Bulls- 50-cents lower; utility and com-1 merciai 16.50-18.00. Vealers I steady; good and choice 25.00- Corriar Mills 31.00; high choice and prime Mosonic Lodae 31.00-32.00. muawniw i-vuyv Sheep 25. Market scarce. Officers PT.A work, such as assisting in i and Italian, a political formation of new units, and oth-1 pendent.

She staged sit-in dem! onstrations in the office of i Mayor Richard J. Daley be- Those attending ii DOWNBEAT ON UPSWING CHICAGO (UPI) Musical interest and appreciation is on the increase in the country, reports the American Music Conference. It said that in 1947, there were 18 million adult amateur in the United States. Bv 1962, the number had jump- 0.57; ed to 23.5 million. jsto'ks 272.76, up 0.22.

cause, she alleged, the new Chicago campus of the University of Illinois was forcing her out of her home. Parrillo, whose father once was a Republican ward com- mitteeman, has the endorse! ment of the powerful Democratic organization. Mrs. Scala has been endorsed by I clergymen, high school students and the version of Amer- I icans for Democratic Action. CHICAGO PRODUCE Earl Spears was installed as Mrs.

Scala, a slander brunette CHICAGO i Worshipful Master of Blazing and of a television repair- Live poultry special fed White Star Lodge No. 458, A. F. man, is given about as much Rocks 19-20; roasters 23 24 A. in ceremonies held at Butter steady; 90 score the Masonic Temple in Carrier Eggs steady to firm; white Mills Frklay night, large extras 42; mixed large Other elected officers were extras 41; mediums 37Ws; stan-! Cebren Parks, Senior Warden; dards 38.

I Harold Dallas, Junior Warden; John V. Murphy, Treasurer; and NEW YORK STOCKS George Moore, Secretary. NEW YORK Stocks! Appointive officers were Har- inched forward in moderate old Bynum, Chaplain; Don Rod- trading near the noon hour to-1 gers, Deacon; Virgil ui day. Prices ahead Yahne, Junior Deacon; Harry stir np no trouble, smartly after a firm opening! Meier, Senior Steward; George i but later settled back slightly. Turner, Junior Steward; Jess a trouble-maker.

gains were for the Bennett, Marshal; and Fred most part fractional, losses i Enz, Tyler. Enz, installed as, u- were few'. i lyler for the 25th time, holds the family into historic Hull The noon Dow Jones stock longest tenure in that office averages were. Industrials known in Southern Illinois. 776.22, up 0.53; rails 182.44, up Raleigh Smith, is the re- utilities 140.48, off 0.24; tiring Worshiprul Master of the lodge.

State Chamber of Commerce Director Here Wednesday Hal T. Kramer, director of organization services of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, will be in Harrisburg Wednesday to meet with SVDA members and any other persons interested in the services of the State Chamber of Commerce. The SVDA especially requests members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce to attend the meeting. The meeting will be held at the Lantern House beginning at 12 noon. Reservations are not being taken for the meeting, but the Lantern House would appreciate a call from those interested in attending.

The SVDA a membership in the State Chamber of Commerce. chance against Parrillo as she would have scrimmaging against the Chicago Bears. Chicago newspapers have observed that backing assures him of election, and one editorialized it also "is a signal that the syndicate hoodlums who exert shadowy but unmistakable control over the ward are satisfied the candidate will Mrs. Scala could has About a year ago Mrs. home was bombed.

She moved House, a 1st Ward institution which has been ordered leveled for the university expansion. Her doorbell ringing campaign has been based principal- Larry Baldwin on Key Committee of SlU Variety Show CARBONDALE Receipts from ticket sales to the 17th annual Theta Xi All-School Variety Show Feb. 28-29 at Southern Illinois University will be used for three scholarship awards, according to Jim Rogers and Edward A. cochairmen. One scholarship each will go to a male and female senior and one to the Leo Kaplan Memorial Scholarship fiund awarded to a junior or senior in science.

The show is designed to encourage student talent at SRJ. Committee chairmen for the show include Lany Baldwin, 631 N. Webster, Harrisburg, who is in charge of public relations. This picture was taken during the last big snow storm. Did you notice, you can't see any people! This is not because the snowflakes were so thick.

All the people were at Big Star, loading up on these Specials when the picture was taken. Blue Bell Pound 0 06 NA Fancy Fresh Center Cut PORK CHOPS lb.49< Blue Bell, Pure Hog URD lb. 10' In Carton U. s. No.

1 Black Ben Lg. IVt in. Awpup Cooking kfPLESMr Best 300 Size Cans Pork Beans Large 24 Size TIOi Star Quality Pure Ice Cream 1-gal Strained SWEET TOOTH NEW YORK (UPI) It takes the whole world to satisfy sweet tooth. Imports nf foreign candies in 1963 will top 90 million pounds, up from only 12 million back in 1950. Baby Food jar Any Brand BISCUtT Free Double Green Stamps With Every Purchase And Double Stamps Every Wednesday.

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