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June 24, 1963

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R-M CARRIERS VISIT CHICAGO - Embarking on a two-day visit to Chicago this morning were these ten Galesburg Register-Mail carriers, accompanied by a R-M supervisor. The boys were winners in recent circulation campaign contest. In the back row are (1. to r.) Dennis Case, Danny Olson, Norman Admire, Donald Ptimph- rcy, and Clifford Hammond. In front row arc: Lary Robertson, Vernon McFctridgc, Tom Ryan, Donald Tippic, Mike Chick and David E. Johnson, R-M area circulation supervisor. Revised Revenue Article's Chances Slim This Session CAPITOL COLUMN By BRUCE B. BAKKE United Press International SPRINGFIELD (UPI)-It now appears Illinois will have to await another legislative session for passage of a revenue article revision. A wide-ranging field of proposed revenue article amendments to the state constitution will be considered next week by both houses. But, because there is so little agreement on the form such an article should take, there appears to be little chance anything will be passed before the legislators go home for the final time this session. Rep. Paul Elward, D-Chicago, sponsor of an administrative' pro- PERMANENT WAVE SPECIAL! PERMANENT $C00 WAVE , 9 Tina, Dee, Jeanne, • Paulette, Nadine Pottorf (Gasway) LYONEL'S Bank of Galesburg 342-6334 Complete Air Conditioned Stereo Air Conditioned Dryers posal that would allow for the classification of both real and personal property for taxation purposes, said he thought this bill has the best chance of any. But, he said, "If I was to bet on it, you'd have to give me odds." The administration would allow property in a given category to be taxed at an equal rate. For example, all farm property would be taxed at the same rate—but this rate might be different from the tax rates on railroad property, or on industrial property. The administration measure has 62 co-sponsors,' and Elward said these backers each were trying to bring in an extra vote. Future Dim in Senate But even if the measure should win House approval, it's future in the GOP-dominated Senate would be dim. "There's not a big public demand for a revenue article this session because we're not raising taxes," Elward said. "If we were hitting the voters with a big tax increase—then I think it would be easier to pass a revenue article." One of the main criticisms of the Kemer bill by Republicans is that it does not mention an income tax. Some legislators hold that an income tax is a necessity in any proposed new revenue article—and some say any revenue article should specifically prohibit income taxes. Strongly opposed to the administration revenue proposal is House GOP Floor Leader W. J. R-M Carriers Take 2-Day Chicago Trip A double holiday in Chicago wao the prize awarded to 10 Galesburg Register-Mail carriers, after they took top honors in a recent circulation campaign contest The boys left this morning on the two-day trip, which features the White Sox-Yankee baseball game tonight. Other highlights will include a visit to the Don McNeal Breakfast Club, Riverview Park, plus other Chicago sites and sights. They will stay tonight at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, accompanied by David E. Johnson, area circulation supervisor. Grand winner in the contest was Mike Chick of Monmouth. Other winners were Dennis Case of 1551 Harrison St. and Danny Olson of 880 N. Farnham St., Galesburg; Norman Admire of Abingdon, Donald Pumphrey of Avon, Vernon McFetridge and Clifford Hammond of Prairie City, Lary Robertson of Oquawka, Tom Ryan of St. Augustine and Donald Tippie of Keithsburg. CAUTIOUS CYCLIST—Smiling gratefully, young Steve Rooncy accepts an unexpected bicycle safety award from Mrs. A. II. Telford, president of the Altrusa Club. Patrolman Lester Freeman, Mrs. Telford and Harry McClurg, president of the Knox County Safety Council, spent five days searching for a cyclist who would qualify for the award. They found Steve riding Sunday evening and after following him a few blocks, they decided unanimously to award him with a trophy for his adherence to safety rules. The three judges will search for more cautious riders during the remainder of June, designated as Bicycle Safety Month. The Altrusa Club and the safety council are co-sponsoring activities during bicycle safety month. Steve is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rooncy, 1115 Pine St. (Continued on page 20) Fire Damages Truck Fire from a rubbish pile at Holt Plumbing & Heating Co., 892 E. Brooks St., Saturday at 4:30 p.m. spread to a panel truck causing $150 damage to the vehicle, fire authorities said. The truck was fully covered by insurance, authorities said. Several other fires were noted over the weekend with no loss of property involved. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Corn Detasselers NEEDED MINIMUM HEIGHT.... 5' 5" MINIMUM AGE..... 15 Yrs. BOYS ONLY SIGN UP JUNE 25, 26, 27, 28 ILLINOIS STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE 272 E. SIMMONS ST. GALESBURG Knox College Supplement Wins Award Knox College has been granted a "certificate of distinguished achievement" in the 1963 honors competition of the Great Lakes District of the American College Public Relations Association (ACPRA) for publication of a special 16-page newspaper supplement which appeared in the Galesburg Register-Mail Oct. 27, 1962. The newspaper supplement was awarded recognition on a district-wide basis in the category of interpretive education feature stories appearing in a non-college publication. Edited by the Knox director of public relations, M. Max Goodsill, the supplement was designed to tell the story of the Knox College development program. A variety of articles described plans for further strengthening of the educational and building programs of the college during the next seven years. The Great Lakes District of ACPRA is comprised of colleges and universities in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. College publications cited for district awards are also considered for national honors at the annual ACPRA convention, which is being held this week in Chicago. Have You Heard That Mrs. Helma Calhoun of Tallula and her sons visited her mother, Mrs. Ralph Holcomb, 249 N. Kellogg St., this past week. Mrs. Holcomb is returning to Tallula for a visit with one of her grandsons, who stayed this week in Galesburg. The Weather Key to Pag* 1 Waaihe* Strip* Brown—Siorm Yellow—Fair Red— Warm Blue—Cold NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Sunny and warm Tuesday. Fair, little temperature change tonight. Lows tonight 57-64. Highs Tuesday 84-89. IOWA: Considerable cloudiness today and tonight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms west tonight and in northwest Tuesday. Rainfall likely heavy extreme northwest this evening, warmer west and north Tuesday. Continued southerly winds. Low tonight lower 60s east to middle 60s west. High Tuesday in the 80s. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Sunny and warm Tuesday. Fair, little temperature change tonight. Low tonight in lower 60s. High Tuesday m upper 80s. Illinoii 5-Day Extended Forecait NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Temperatures will average near five degrees above normal. Normal highs 82-87. Normal lows, 60-65. Not much change in temperatures through Saturday. Precipitation will total one-fourth to one-half inch in show ers about Wednesday and Wednes day night. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 85; morning's low, 62. Sky partly cloudy, wind out of the southeast. (Sunday's maximum, 86; minimum, 58; Satur day's maximum-, 81; minimum, 49., Sun rose today at 5:32 a. m„ sets at 8:33 p. m. Humidity, 48%. RI"ER STAGES Dubuque—9.3 no change. Davenport—6.2 fall 0.1 Burlington—8.4 fall 0.1. Keokuk—4.0 fall 0.4. Grafton—15.1 fall 0.1. St. Louis—6.0 fall 0.2. LaSalle—10.8 no change. NEED DINNERWARE? • Lenox • Royal Doulton • Royal Copenhagen • Noritake • Roienthal • Spode • Theie and Many More 319 E. Main St. R n. TO KEEP YOUNG STAY HEALTHY Anyone who lived to be fifty about a hundred years ago was considered very fortunate. Few were actively healthy at forty. Now, average life expectancy is in the seventies. You are young as long as you have good health. New medical techniques assure more accurate diagnosis. New drugs, hormones and vitamins are positive acting. Go to your physician quickly when sick. He can help you to stay healthy and young. YOUR DOCTOR CAN PHONE US when you need a medicine. Pick up your prescription if shopping nearby, or we will deliver promptly without extra charge. A great many people entrust us with their prescriptions. May we compound yours? HAWTHORNE DRUG CO. 1$ E. MAIN ST. If your Doctor Prescribes It — Hawthorn* Has It Copyright 1961 Gdtesbura Register-Mail, Gdesbura, III. Monday, H 1963 Status of Pending Bills In State General Assembly SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) —Status of major bills in the Illinois Legislature: Increased minimum pay for firemen and policemen: passed House, Senate refused to pass but still alive. Ban on merger of police and fire departments: passed House and Senate. Curb on public aid birth control program: passed Senate, stalled in House. Outlawing of professional boxing: killed by House. Cigarette tax hike for recreational purposes: passed Senate, awaiting House vote. Board Honors J. D. McKibbens ONEIDA—The Board of Education of ROVA Community Unit School District 208 honored Mr. and Mrs. J. D. McKibbcn following a recent board meeting. McKibbcn is resigning as district superintendent after serving 15 years in that position. His successor is J. W. Valbracht. Wilbur Asplund, a retired member and secretary of the board for eight years, gave the highlights of the past 15 years in the district. Dale McKee, prsident of the board, presided at the affair. Birth. Records Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. VV. William Wilson, 172 Columbus Ave., a boy Saturday at 9:16 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Joyce Douglass, 475 W. North St., a girl Saturday at 5:23 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Swanson, Monmouth, a girl Saturday at 8:04 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Stambaugh, Geneseo, a girl Saturday at 9:11 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McDonald, 375 N. Cherry St., a boy Sunday at 12:07 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lundeen, Woodhull, a boy Sunday at 3:32 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Johnson, Knoxville Route 1, a boy Sunday at 3:42 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. William Phillips 730 E. Second St., a girl Sunday at 4:49 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Varnold, 379 Ohio Ave., a girl Sunday at 5:58 p.m. Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Rufus S. Gatlin 735 Pennsylvania Ave., a boy Sunday at 9:43 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Don F. Helms, 1940 Washington St., a girl to day at 2:48 a.m. Department to replace Illinois Public Aid Commission: passed Senate and House. Creation of Illinois Crime Commission: passed legislature, signed by governor. Ban on relief payments to strikers: passed Senate, awaiting House action. Outlawing of payoff-type pinball machines: passed House and Senate. House reapportionment: passed House, ready for Senate approval. Senate reapportionment: killed by Senate committee. Annual legislative sessions: on House floor. Revenue Article amendments: seven proposals awaiting House and Senate votes. Lands Whopper At Lake Bracken A flathead catfish weighing more than 17 pounds was landed by Charles A. Wesner, Abingdon attorney, Sunday at 8 a.m. while fishing in Lake Bracken. The weight taken at Bracken was 17 pounds and another weighing later registered the size as 17 and three-fourths pounds, according to Bob Ericson, Knox County conservation officer. Wesner hooked the fish on a worm as the line hit the water. His wife Sylvia, who helped to pull the fish into their boat, minutes later lost a big one when the line snapped. Longer terms for legislators: 00 House floor. Department of Commerce: died in Senate committee. Increased state aid to grade and high schools: passed House, awaiting final Senate action. Transfer of $32 million from gas tax funds to pay for increased aid to schools: passed House, awaiting final Senate action. Sunday closing of most retail businesses: passed Senate, killed by House committee. Consecutive terms for sheriffs and county treasurers: awaiting Senate and House votes. Illinois Tourist Commission: on Senate floor. Open housing: killed by House. Increased city sales tax, cigarette and liquor taxes: passed House, set for Senate committee hearing Wednesday; duplicate bills previously rejected by Senate committee. Higher salaries for legislators: passed House, awaiting Senate action. Higher salaries for governor, other state officials: passed House, awaiting Senate action. Chicago election reforms: passed Senate, awaiting House action. JL READ THE WANT ADS! CARROLL'S FOR RELIGIOUS ARTICLES BIG AUCTION Benefit Babe Ruth and Connie Mack Baseball H. T. CUSTER PARK WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26 7:30 P.M. Everything On Sale from Soup to Nuts. Everyone look around for an article you don't need anymore, and bring it to H. T. Custer Park to sell. Someone will be at park on Wednesday, June 26 from 2 P.M. until sale time to accept it. All proceeds go toward financing these boys' Baseball Program. 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