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SPRINGFIELD, HI. (AP)-The Illinois House passed today a Republican-backed bill to elect two stale Supreme Court justices from Chicago and one from the Cook County suburban area under the new judicial article. All Republicans voted for it as the measure was approved 89-84 and advanced to Gov. Otto Kerner. Democrats were solidly opposed to it. As the judicial article stands, Cook County will elect three high court justices from the county at large. The bill would change this by choosing one Judge from the south half of Chicago, one from the north half and the third from suburban territory. Republicans figured they would have a good chance of electing a judge from the suburban area. If all three judges were elected from Cook County at large, the heavy Democratic vote majority in Chicago possibly could win all three posts. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Donald D. Carpenticr, R-East Moline, son of Secretary of State Charles F. Carpentier. Sheriff Jones Names Deputy Sheriff Max E. Jones this morning announced the appoint' ment of Marvin Cramer, former member of the Abingdon Police Department, as a deputy sheriff. He is moving to Galesburg and will begin his duties July 1. The appointment fills a vacancy in the deputy staff caused by the recent resignation of Richard (Dick) Thomas, due to health. Thomas became a deputy May 15, 1962, under the then sheriff, Edward 0. Isaacson, and continued in this capacity when Jones took over last December. Items Are Taken A quantity of copper wire, staples, nails, galvanized wire and 30 gallons of oil were reported taken from property on U.S. 150, about Vh miles east of Knoxville. Glenn Symonds of rural Victoria, owner of the property that is being razed, told the sheriff's office that persons have been helping themselves to this material tliis week. through the proceedings, the Republican-controlled committee voted' 9-7, Wednesday to dump the measure for the second time. It was also the second time this month that Daley put in an appearance for the bill and was slapped down. The bill would have permitted city councils to double the current half-cent sales levy and use 50 per cent of the revenue to cut property taxes. Daley and the other mayors formed a steady, two-hour parade of witnesses trying to convince the committee that Illinois cities need more money to meet salary increases and demands for im proved services. Concentrating his position on the argument that the legislature does not know Chicago's problems, Daley said: "Give us permission to have home rule legislation so we may make Chicago one of the great cities of the world." Referendum Rejected Before the tax paclcage was buried, the committee rejected an amendment offered by Sen. Arthur Sprague, R-La Grange, to require a referendum vote in adopting a sales tax boost Criticizing the amendment, Daley said that the "easiest way to shun responsibility is to put a referendum on it." With additional income from a higher sales tax, Daley said, "a good mayor could save 75 per cent of this tax package to reduce property taxes." In a sharp exchange with Sprague, Daley was asked if he thought Chicago should have a "true home rule character." "Sure," retorted Daley. "Perhaps we ought to be a state, a separate state." Joseph Meek, president of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, and officials of two other statewide organizations lined up against the tax proposals, which passed the House last week. A similar set of bills was defeated earlier tlus month by the Senate committee. Meek said that more sales taxes would hurt Illinois border city merchants in competition with surrounding states with lower levies. 2 Galesburg ReglsWr-Moil, Galesburg, 111. Thursdoy, June 27, 1963 Bells to Ring In Galesburg On July 4 Mayor Robert Cabeen, in a proclamation, has asked church leaders, civic, government and school officials to participate in Independence Day observances this year by ringing of bells throughout the city. He urged citizens to "sound the bells of liberty in this celebration as a ringing pledge of allegiance to home and country," His proclamation coincided with one by Gov. Otto Kerner, who stated that he has pledged Illinois' active participation in the "Let Freedom Ring" campaign, a national display of patriotism on July 4. This year and each thereafter, Kerner said, it is planned to have all bells in churches, government buildings, and colleges, ring for four minutes across the country. Illinois' participation in the nationwide celebration will come at 1 p.m. on July 4, Assisting in the observance of the event are Junior Woman's Clubs in the United States. Making arrangements locally for the ringing of bells on July 4 are j members of the Galesburg Junior Woman's Club. President Mrs. George Stephenson said! churches, Knox College and the radio stations have agreed to participate in the 4 -minutc bell ringing cere mony. Sales Tax Boost Killed Despite Pleas of Mayors SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)—Ignoring a personal appeal by Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago, the Illinois Senate Revenue Committee has killed a bill to let cities add a half-cent sales tax. While Daley, a former legislator, and 34 other may*| ors supporting his stand sat GOP-Backed Bill Passed By House The Weather K«y to Pag* 1 Waathar Strip* Brown—Storm Yellow—Fair Bad—Warm Bin*—Cold NORTHEPN PUNCH 8c JUDY Doll Hospital 725 Olive St. - 342-5764 Repairi - Clothes • Accossorlei Mon. thru Fri.—9:30 B.m.j5 p.m. Delayed Graduation OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP)—Mrs. Nancy K. Gibson drove 80 miles a day for 2VJ years to get her degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College. But it was worth it. The 41- year-old mother compiled the top academic average in the class of 73 seniors. She had a 2.893 out of a possible 3.0 grade average and was graduated magna cum laudo. She also was valedictorian. WHEN COMPANY ARRIVES Safety starts at the doorstens! Install Mild stock Iron raninf for the peace of mind that comes from kaowlac you've considered the safety of every rljltor pins the safety of year o«m family. e/...^XUl WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS AND COLUMNS CUSTOM-BUILT in 15 authentic attractive patterns. Indoor and outdoor styles available. ILLINOIS: Continued hot and becoming more humid tonight and Friday. Generally fair but a few local thundershowers mostly at night and in the morning. Low tonight 68-75. High Friday 90-96. IOWA: Partly cloudy tonight and Friday with scattered thunderstorms mostly east arid south tonight and in west portion Friday. Not much change in temperature. Low tonight In 60s. High Friday upper 80s north border to lower 90s south. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Continued hot and becoming more humid tonight and Friday. Generally fair but slight chance of a thundershower. High Friday in the upper 90s. Low tonight in the 70s. Mostly southwesterly winds about 10 m.p.h. Saturday outlook, not much change. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Continued hot and becoming more humid tonight and Friday. Generally fair but a few local thundershowers mostly at night and in the morning. Low tonight lower 70s. High Friday around the middle 90s. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 38; morning's ow, 60. Sky partly cloudy, wind out o£ the south. (Wednesday's maximum, 92; midnight, 7C.) Sun osc today at 5:30 a. m., sets at 8:33 i. m. Humidity, 52%. RIVER STAGES Dubuque—8.6 fall 0.2 Davenport—5.7 fall 0.4. Burlington—8.2 fall 0.1. Keokuk—3.9 fall 0.3. Grafton—14.0 no change. St. Louis—5.1 Call 0.7 LnSallc—10.9 no change. Peoria—11.6 rise 0.1. Havana—5.9 fall 0.2. Bcardstown—9.5 no change. Prison Time To Count on Term at Farm Three defendants who were sentenced this morning in Knox County Court to one year each at the Illinois State Farm will offi cially serve this time, but will not make a trip to Vandalia, where (he farm is located. .lack Eugene Larripson, 27; Karl Lcc LaHuc, 26, and Larry Ray Nielsen, 25, both of Davenport, today pleaded guilty to charge of illegal possession of a hypodermic needle. Concurring with the recommendation by Jack R. Kirkpatrick, assistant state's attorney, Judge Daniel J. Roberts sentenced each defendant to a year at the farm. As he made his recommendation, Kirkpatrick told the judge the three were sentenced Monday in circuit court to a term of not less than one year nor more than two years on a charge of posses sion of burglary tools. He recommended that the county court sentence run concurrently with the circuit court penalty. The judge told the trio that they would be credited with the time they spent in the Illinois peniten tiary system in the matter of their county court sentence. Indicted June 3 The three were arrested in connection with an alleged attempt early the morning of April 24 to burglarize the Green Diamond, a tavern at the junction of U.S. 150 and 111. 97, east of Knoxville. The circuit court grand jury, June 3, indicted them on charges of attempt to commit burglary and possession of burglary tools. Both indictment charges were dismissed by the office of ihe state's attorney Monday after they pleaded guilty to a new charge filed that day, listing only the possession of burglary tools. William H. Henning, public defender, represented them today as court appointed counsel, a role which he also had in their circuit court appearance. Dr. an- Doctor Pulls Pun BOULDER, Colo. (UPI) • Osgoodo S. Philpott, 68 nounccd his resignation Wednesday as head of the dermatology department at the University of Colorado Medical Center. The job, Philpott said, had gotten "under my skin." Man Is Taken To Rock Island Homer Wilson Calvert, 39, of Rock Island, who was being held in the county jail here on charges of being a party to armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery, this morning was taken to Rock Island. Calvert was reported to have been on probation for three years on a burglary charge in Rock Island County, having about two years left on his probation period. His return to Rock Island, it was stated, was in connection with a hearing to show cause why his probation should not Be revoked. Should the Rock Island County circuit court revoke his probation and sentence him on the original charge, there will be no further prosecution here at this time, State's Atty. Donald C. Woolsey indicated. Calvert's charges developed from the reported armed robbery April 8 of Augie DeLuca at Augie's Airport Inn. Toy Z. Zent, charged with the armed robbery, recently pleaded not guilty and was released on bond. Cancer Group Elects at Annua? Meet Charles Bennett was named chairman of the Knox County Chapter of the American Cancer Society's executive board at the annual meeting of the organization Wednesday at Soangetaha Country Club. Other officers named.' were Dr, Franz Lengh, vice chairman; Mrs. L. H. Streedain, secretary, and Willard Sipes, treasurer. Lay personnel elected to the board were Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Graffoiiliere, Miss Esther Pearson, Guilbert Brown, Jack Hinch* liff, Sam Gross, Harlan Little, Forrest McGrew, Harold Rogers, Eugene Tobin, Raymond Weaver, Henry Inness, Herb Thorne, Bur* rel Barash, Phil Lass, Dean Lindstrom, Maurice Cox, Milton J. Rose, and Eugene Josefson all of Galesburg. Others include Miss Margaret Anderson and Mrs. Lucille McDowell of Oneida; Mrs. Patrick Bauei of St. Augustine, Mrs. Walter Scharfenberg, Mrs. L. W. Cramer, Mrs. Hollis Taylor, Dale Bragg of Knoxville, Mrs. Russell Davis and Mrs. Joachim Bronny of Williamsfield, Mrs. William Wiggins of Abingdon, Mrs. Harry Peterson of Wataga, Mrs. M. L. McClure of Henderson, Mrs. Calvin Cook of Maquon, and Mrs. Walter Moore of Dahinda. List Physicians Physicians elected to the board were Drs. Robert L. Cannon, V. M. Dorris, W. L. Giles, Roderic B. Howell, Kent K. Kleinkauf, J, C. Redington, Robert W. Reed, R. L. Sullivan, Ray E. Thomp son and F. P. Weyrens. Dentists include Drs. Charles Thomas and - L. Tribby, and registered nurses named were Mrs. Ralph Hendricks and Mrs. M. L. Ma Clure. It was noted at the meeting that more than 4,000 students in Knox County were acquainted with cancer programs during the past year. A total of 14 cancer, patients have received dressings and loan closet services from the chapter, it was reported. Mijs Esther Pearson, memorial chairman, reported that she has,received $918.25 in memory of cancer victims. The money, cancer authorities said, will be used for research purposes. Illinois House Okays Bill For Cent Hike on Cigarettes SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-The Illinois House approved today the first general state tax increase of the current legislative session. It is a one cent hike a package on cigarettes. The measure, passed by a vote of 125-26, goes to Gov. Otto Kerner, whose two-year budget calls for no state tax boosts. An accompanying bill, appropriating $13 million in revenue from the higher tax and earmarking it for development of 3 Plead Not Guilty in v Circuit Court Student From Finland to Enroll at Galesburg High Mikko Vienonen of Helsinki, Finland, will be Galesburg High School's foreign exchange student for 1963-64. The 17-year-old student is expected to arrive in New York Aug. 18 and two days later at Davenport, where he will be met by his American "parents," Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Doyle, 1668 N. Cherry St. The Doylcs will host Mikko during his senior year at GILS. Today's announcement by the American Field Service was made less than a week after last year's foreign exchange student, Miss Carlota Pinheiro Maia, left Galesburg for her native Brazil. The students' trips here aro sponsored by the AFS which assigns them to communities across the country. Galesburg has a local AFS chapter, which, for the third year, lias made arrangements to host students here. The first exchange student who attended GHS was Rolf Carriere of Holland. Leaves for Norway daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Wicks, left Monday for Moss, Norway, where she will spend the summer as an AFS student. Miss Wicks was the first local student to be selected for study under AFS auspices. Others have applied in the past but none was selected. The new Finnish exchange student is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Erkki Tapio Vienonen. His father is a civil engineer and the mother is employed as a clerk. Mikko has an 18-ycar-old brother and an 8-year-old sister. He lists ( as his iiobbres, scouting, gardening and hunting. His hosts, the Doyles, have two children, Laurie, a sophomore at Beloit College, Bcloit, Wis., and a son Tim wilt be a junior at GHS next fall. Doyle Birth Record Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Steller, 585 Arnold St., a boy today at 12:50 a.m. Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: Mr. and "Mrs. Eugene T. Pech, 898 Hawkinson Ave., a boy Wednesday at 9:22 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Wall, 1447 Coulter Ave., a boy today at 4:10 a.m. WO Larry E. McKee and Mrs. McKee, 2299 Onslow Drive, Jacksonville, N. C, are the parents of a daughter, Donna Gaye, born on Wednesday. Mrs. Eleanor Solomon, 536 E. Knox St., is the maternal grandmother. Maternal great-grandparents, are Mr. and Mrs. James Robeson of the same address. Horn Trees Horse NIBE, Denmark (UPI) —Workers used a hoist Wednesday to free a horse from the branches ot a tree about six feet off the ground. Farmer Peter Nyborg said his animal jumped up and got stuck between the branches when frightened by an automobile horn. Three defendants appeared this morning in Knox County Circuit Court in connection with two separate cases arid a plea of not guilty was entered by each. First to appear was Raymond E. Fauset, 34, of 1489 Brown Ave., returned here last week from Chattanooga, Tenn., and charged with theft over $150, and child abandonment. He waived grand, jury action Monday and Judge Gale A. Mathers set today for arraignment. Fauset pleaded guilty to the theft charge and requested probation. The judge referred the request to Lloyd Herbener, probation officer, for investigation and report. In lieu of $5,000 bond, Fauset was returned to the county jail. The second charge, child abandonment, was dismissed on motion of the office of the state's .attorney. Post Burglary Charge The morning session closed on a criminal case note as Burk Williams, 47, and Miss Mary LaPlante, 29, both of Melrose Park, were arraigned and pleaded not guilty to a burglary charge. A bond of $10,000 each on which they Wre at liberty continues in effect as their case was continued for trial. , Williams, Miss LaPlante and Rodney Gordon Gummow, 25, of Chicago, were charged with the alleged burglary, March 9, of the Davis Store on Grand Avenue. Gummow recently entered a not guilty plea and was released on $10,000 bond pending trial of his case. recreational sites, also passed the House. The bill was returned to the Senate for acceptance of an amendment which appropriated the funds. Estimate Revenue A one cent increase would bring in an estimated $26 million during the stale's two-year fisca' period. Half of it would go into the Illinois general revenue fund Rep. Joseph Hale, R-Shawneetown, said the one cent increase would provide the means for long range planning for permanent recreational facilities. "This appropriation will enable us to catch up with our neigh boring states," Hale said. The state tax on cigarettes now is 4 cents a package. Shooting Victim Drives Own Car To Hospital CHICAGO (AP) - A surburban Niles man drove his car more than 13 blocks to a hospital early today with a bullet wound two in ches above his heart, hospital officials said. Mike Mastropulos, 54, was reported in critical condition in Cook County Hospital. Patrolman James Gilbert chased a speeding automobile several blocks before the driver stopped. The driver — Mastro­ pulos — told the policeman, "I've got a bullet in my chest." Mas- tropulos then drove on to the hospital, escorted by Gilbert. Gilbert said Mastropulos consented to lie down only after he reached the emergency room. Police said Nick Rutsis, 54, was being questioned in connection with the shooting. Israel Premier Is Given Vote Of Confidence JERUSALEM, Israel (UPI)' — Members of three political parties joined forces in Israel's Knesset (parliament) Wednesday to give Premier Levi EshkoPs cabinet a vote of confidence, 64-43. The Mapai, National Religious and Adhut Haavoda parties backed the coalition, resulting from the resignation of former Premier David Ben - Gurion 11 days ago. The same parties supported Ben-Gurion. Kerner Reports Date Carpentier Will Tell All SALEM, 111. (UPI)-Gov. Otto Kerner said Wednesday that Secretary of State Charles Carpentier will "secretly" announce Aug. 4 for the Republican nomination for governor. Kerner, in an address at the 80th annual Soldiers and Sailors ceremony, challenged Carpentier "to examine his own budget and count the increases in his depart- 1 merit's payroll." Carpentier addressed a Republican Day crowd at Salem Tuesday and was critical of Kerner's administration. "Carpentier will secretly announce, to all of the state on Aug. 4 that he would like to be governor," Kerner said. Press Suit For Senate Districting CHICAGO (AP) - A speedy hearing for a suit seeking mandatory redistricting of tlie Illinois Senate on a population basis has been promised by a federal appeals court. The three-member court said Wednesday it would rule as soon as possible so the case may be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where similar cases are pending. The statements came as the judges dismissed an appeal by the Illinois attorney general's office and downstate voters that the court reject the redistricting petition .3 Filed first in February by district officers of the United Steelworkers of America and other Cook County residents, the suit seeks to have the Senate districts based on population, not geography. The court is asked to throw out a 1954 amendment to the Illinois Constitution giving downstate Illinois 34 senators, Chicago 18, and the rest of Cook County 6. For the defense, William S. Wines, an assistant attorney general, argued that the voters intended to give the rural areas special consideration in the Senate, in contrast to the House where districts are determined by population. The judges—Elmer- J. Schnackenberg of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and William J. Campbell and Richard B. 'Austin of U.S. District Court—directed that both sides present written arguments within 15 days. Fined in Alpha ALPHA—Marie L. Remery of Davenport was brought into Police Magistrate Court of George W. Kelly, Alpha, Wednesday on a speeding charge. She was fined $5 and costs. Arrest was made by state troopers. THEATRE w Starts Thurs., July 4th FIREWORKS A-PLENTY with MIME NdlH Mil OkJMjlM Redactor* First Exclusive Galesburg Showing Judge Sympathetic SWINDON, England (UPI) -A judge Wednesday advised a man charged with failing to maintain installment payments that he could pick up an unwanted door- to-door salesman "by the seat of his pants and put him outside." Judge Thomas Elder-Jones also i gave Henry Lowe 10 years to pay | a $36.24 debt incurred, Lowe said, when a salesman forced a set of I books on him. FRIGID AIRE ELECTRIC RANGE SPECIAL DAYS ONLY 3 FRI. - SAT. - MON. BIG SAVINGS ON J^LL RANGES World's easiest cleaning oven-by Frigidaire! In a 2-way exchange started this j is business manager at the Gales- year in Galesburg, Carol Wicks, ; burg Clinic. Wataga Homecoming Sponsored by American Legion Post No. 1178 Saturday, June 29th 10:15 Homecoming Parade. 3:00 P.M. Colleen Wilson, singing star of Radio & TV 8:15 P.M. Cplleen Wilson in a repeat performance. 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