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Galesburg, Illinois
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Saturday, June 29, 1963
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fiatebura Reaiswr-Mail. 6al«hu»a. Ill, Saturday. June 29, 1963 Republicans Meet Edict to Close (Continued from page l) River Forest, Republican majority leader, marched to the rostrum, took over the gavel, and pronounced the Senate In recess until Saturday morning. Meanwhile, Seriate' Democrats had left. In the House, Lewis officially accepted Kerner's proclamation Housing Code Heads Agenda For Council Galosburg's Housing Code will get its second reading Monday at the City Council meeting in City Hall at 7:30 p.m. The first reading was June 3, and since that time has been approved by the Plan Commission. Other ordinances that will be brought up at the meeting include final reading on authorizing a two- hour parking zone in front of 710 W. Main St., first reading on amending the animal ordinance to conform with state statutes, first reading on authorizing the city to dispose of lost or abandoned articles and first readings on annexation of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish property to the city and appointing a corporate trustee to invest cemetery trust funds. Two resolutions will be discussed. One would authorize construction of a storm sewer from Rock Island Avenue to the Cedar Fork, and the other would authorize a street light on Broad Street between Fremont and Sanborn streets. . The council will consider a recommendation from the Plan Commission to reclassify property on the northwest corner of Seminary and Grove streets to CI and restrict its use to clinics. Seek Rezoning The council will study a request allowing clinics to be built in R -3 district with a special permit. The Plan Commission has disapproved this program. The commission will also ask the council to approve a nursery at 465 S. Henderson St. Bids will be taken on city insurance, tree removal, non-arterial street resealing, resurfacing East North Street from Kellogg to Farnham streets and improving that street from Prairie to Kellogg streets. Requests will be considered to allow the Civil Air Patrol to acquire used city two-way radios, to resurface N. Prairie St. between Sanborn and Dayton streets, to give Charles Lamb two additional taxicab permits and to allow Galesburg Import Motors, Inc., to attach to the former Knox County Highway Department sewer outside the eastern city limits. The pre-council meeting at 7 p. m. will consist of meeting with applicants for taxi cab driver's licenses. The board of local improvement will meet at 7:20 p. m Street Buckles, Heat Does It 14 -ton Ask Study Of Overpass Heat finally caused the surfacing at Sanborn and Henderson streets to buckle Friday night. Joe Watson, acting director of public works, said the street had shown signs of buckling Thursday, and the plus 90-degree weather yesterday finally caused it. This is a usual occurrence during hot months, Watson said, with the most trouble on brick roads that have been blacktopped. The failure at Sanborn and Henderson raised the blacktoppiug up about a foot. The block of Sanborn Street east of Henderson is barricaded, and northbound traffic on Henderson has been cut to one lane because port of the buckling extended into the curbside lane. Watson said the street should be repaired by Wednesday or Thursday. and gaveled the House to a close. Earlier, the House under Lewis' direction certified to Kerner that the two branches were in disagreement aver adjournment. This gave Kerner the power to prorogue the session—winding it up for the next 18 months. The last governor to exercise the Same constitutional authority was Adlal E. Stevenson in 1949. The late former Gov. Dwight Green shut down a special ses sion in the same fashion in 194A. There were immediate threats of retaliation against Kerner's action. After Bidwill took over the gavel amid all the confusion, the Senate voted to reconsider its approval of a bill appropriating $7 million for salaries of the governor, lieutenant governor, other elected state officials and depart* ment heads. ' But it appeared doubtful the GOP Senate could make stick any decision to withhold the appropriation. . Sen. George Drach of Springfield, Republican whip, questioned that Kerner's proclamation ending the session was legal. Drach contended the Senate did not receive any official notice from the House requesting final adjournment and did not have a chance to disagree. When the fight flared in the open over the move to oust Peters, Lewis angrily told the House. "If one man being a chairman of a commission is more important that the law of Illinois, I Want to know." Customarily, the 14-member budgetary commission organizes and electsa chairman ot the end of the legislative session. Because of the uproar, Peters' status as chairman was left unchanged although he could be removed at a future meeting of the commission. The commission, composed of legislators, has eight Republicans and six Democrats on its mem' bership. Peters said he was fearful the House Republican members could form a coalition with Democrats and defeat him as chairman Powell, a potent force in the legislature and an old crony of Peters, didn't hestitate to say where he stood in a showdown. "I've been Peters' friend for a long time," Powell said. "But when one man thinks he can use his influence to impede state gov* ernment, it's time for a change." Powell added, "When I heard there might be a fight, I said I could be for Murphy." One of the incidents that caused House tempers to explode earlier this week was the Senate's refusal to approve funds to refurbishing House committee rooms. When some House members threatened to filibuster and tie up action on pending Senate bills, the Senate changed its mind and appropriated the funds. Caught in the fight over Peters was the Illinois Board of Economic Development and the Illinois Commission on Human Relations. At Peter's insistence, the Senate had drastically cut two-year appropriations for the two agencies. Peters had agreed Friday to restore part of the cut. But then he got wind of the ouster move against him and withdrew from the agreement. As a result, the cuts stood. House members reacted by sending down to defeat a Peters' proposal for a constitutional amendment to permit county treasurers to succeed themselves in office. Also lost in the shuffle was an other proposed constitutiona amendment to allow sheriffs to serve consecutive terms. Before Kerner declared the leg islature session adjourned, Peters said he would not forget the attempts to oust him as budgetary chairman. "I want to warn you of one thing," he said. "You haven't got rid of me." The two houses of the Illinois General Assembly sent the director of the State Department of Public Works and Buildings a resolution Friday requesting a Study be made of the overpass on III. 150 over the Burlington Railroad southeast of Galesburg; The resolution, sponsored jointly by Sen. Richard R. Larson, (R* Galesburg) and Rep. ft. E. Anderson (R-Galesburg), said that there have been an unnecessarily large number of accidents at the over- CoikgeMi Passenger Train fin Pern TOT p u T • Independence IJTB&U. 1111111 *69 pass. From 1953 through March 1963, 54 accidents have occurred at the location, resulting in four deaths. The resolution said the design of the overpass and its approach curves are largely responsible for the excessive number of accidents. The department was asked to ascertain whether eliminating the overpass and replacing it with a crossing at grade level would be feasible. However, the legislators said any method of correcting the hazards would be satisfactory. f ighway Toll Shades War's, Amvets Told JACKSONVILLE—"In the 187 year history of our country, a little less than 605,000 lives have been lost in battle. Rut in the approximate 65-year history of the automobile, almost 1 ,5 million lives have been needlessly and uselessly wasted on our streets and highways." Citing these figures, Secretary of State Charles F. Carpentier urged members of the Illinois Amvets and their Auxiliary to join in the battle that is taking place on Illinois highways. Speaking at their annual con vention here, Carpentier pointed out 84 more people have been killed on Illinois highways this year over the same period in 1962. Rate Increasing "Following the adoption of the present driver license law in 1953, traffic fatalities decreased steadily until 1961, when relaxation occurred, and when relaxation enters into such a program in any way, shape or form, it affects the whole program," Carpentier said. Carpentier asked the group to work for strict but fair enforcement of traffic laws in their communities, and for complete reporting of all convictions for traffic violations to his office so that dangerous drivers can be taken off the road. ________ What can be considered the oldest bell in Galesburg will ring July 4 with ether belts in the city lit observance of Independence Day. ' The Knox College bell, recast el years ago from two earlier ones, wilt be rung for four minutes Thursday at l p.m. The Junior Woman's Club is sponsoring the citywide bell ringing at that time. The Knox bell, at one time the only one in town, originally served the entire community. It was first located in the wooden academy building on Cherry St. where the Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Assn. now stands. Later it was moved to another college building, and finally was installed in Old Main after construction was finished in 1857. The original bell was replaced in 1864 with a larger one* to call students to class and signal victories in intercollegiate competition. It was also used, before athletics became important in the nation, to signal a Knox victory in oratorical contests. When John Huston Finley, later a Knox president and editor of the New York Times, won the oratorical championship in 1887, the bell was rung so vigorously it cracked, much like the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pa. However, the Knox bell could still be used. The bell was recast in 1902 KENOSHA, Wis. (UPI>-A Milwaukee road passen* ger train plowed into the rear end of a freight train to' day and scores of persons were reported injured. All the passengers aboard the Chicago*to *Mitwtukee train were reported injured. A railroad conductor at the scene of the wreck near Kenosha was reported asj' r ' mii » r - > "" •• "• •<» saying 57 persons were 1 aboard the passenger train and all of them were injured. The Milwaukee Road in Chicago said there were 30 passengers aboard and all had been shaken up. Ambulances, private station wagons and several buses in Kenosha for the state Veterans of Foreign Wars convention brought the injured to Kenosha hospitals. Authorities said most of the injured suffered bloody noses, cuts and bruises. It was believed some of the injured suffered broken bones. The accident occurred near the Truesdell, Wis., depot south of Kenosha. The engine of the five-car passenger train was practically demolished, but the engineer and fireman escaped injury. The baggage car 1 of the passenger train, the two locomotives of the pas- Lawmaker 9 * Son follow* In Footsteps Joe Anderson, 1606 N. Kellogg St., son of Rep. and Mrs. Raymond E. Anderson, Friday was named treasurer of Premier Boys State at Springfield. Earlier, Anderson had been elected state rep* resentative at the week-long youth workshop in government which began Monday. Mike Hasselberg of Peoria was elected governor at the. 27th annual session in Springfield. Others named were Mike McCreight of 48 Lincoln St., son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo McCreight, county sheriff, and Roy H. Johnson of Maquon Route 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond H. Johnson, county supervisor. Lewis Pignatelli of Rock Falls was named lieutenant governor and Alan Middlesworth of Canton, secretary of state. Claude Pickens of Chicago was elected auditor of The bell was recast in 1902 fenger tram and two cars of the when the senior class had the "-^ freight train were derailed. work accomplished. It missed There was no immediate expla- "MP 1 ™!!^""S ZTSZM'" the dedication ceremonies be- nation of the cause of the ^f^^J^^J^J!^ cause student pranksters took off accident. Tracks were torn ^hi gg- . 5£3L with it. When it was returned, up^ns L -e detoured to ^Tput^SJM RINGS FOR INDEPENDENCE—The Knox College bell, located in the cupola atop Old Main, will ring Thursday In observance of Independence Day. As part of a nationwide bell ringing program on that day, Junior Woman's Club Is sponsoring the observance in Galesburg. The bells wID. be rang for fow minutes at 1 p. m. Closing Hours in Senate Result in 'Organized Chaos 9 By LARRY KRAMP SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-The last night of the 1963 Illinois legislative session in the Senate was pandemonium governed by Roberts Rules of Order. Lt. Gov. Samuel (Call me Sam) Shapiro ruled by coaxing and pleading as much as by banging -— 1 ' . his gavel. manded the arrest of the assistant The relaxed informal atmos- sergeant-at-arms, identified as phere that prevailed Friday night Robert Spring, « '"r* ... kirn it was hung in the cupola where | other tracks in the area. it has remained since hWay Route, 12 Pa y Fine8 i"i - ¥i i In Galesburg Detour Roads This Morni] f g Are IdtSted Twelve persons appeared in po-1 Lester Pratt, county judge I . 1 ...311 n (~la w>,v.w.v ~- I Ray West of Gillespie, clerk of the Illinois Supreme Court. In earlier elections, Stephen Goad, 895 W. Main St., son of Mr. and Mrs. Benton Goad Jr., was named a county superintendent of schools, and James D. Pratt of Williamsfield, son of Mr. and Mrs. WE WILL BE OPEN MONDAY CLOSED 4th OF JULY Enjoy Sunday Dinner With Uf, Am &Uoa* &9a #hf KmAicUi/UUtt W ~» — PUS - I~ W WW "W* r iP MP 1 rWrWr The Weather K M to P M« l WMttwt Strip* Brawn— Storm YoUow—F-l» R«.d—W«rn> Bluo— Cold during periods of barber shop singing by senators and guests continued into formal business, even the business of Gov. Otto Kerner dissolving the legislature. A Democratic filibuster, ar- Throw" him in jail," shouted Sen. Everett Peters, R-St Joseph. The sergeant at arms will please remove those who are by the clock," Shapiro declared. "I think I have a right to know The^eekty buUeUn from the «ce magistrate court this morning Division of Highways, Bureau of and paid fines totaling $125. Traffic, listed the following roads Carl W. Sundell, 1491 E. North in this section of the state under- St., Everett Nelson, 289 W. Main going construction or repairs: St., and Homer Hanson, Chicago, i 111. 8, from U. S. 150 to Maquon, were f ined | 10 ^ costa {oe ^ one-way traffic due to resurfac or derly conduct. Hanson was sent ta _* • _ _ A to the county jail to work off his I 111. 87, from U. S. ISO to Ma- BL ?W and U.S. 136 one-way MTL^r W traffic on Illinois River bridge at J** 1 * M £"™f colors at Havana due to bridge repaira. ^ e loc ? 10n (Publl1c ***** the NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday. Chance of thundershowers in the evenings, iulto warm and humid entire area Junday. Low tonight 67-74. High Sunday in tho 90s. I IOWA; Fair southwest, partly' cloudy east and north with scattered thundershowers extreme northeast tonight. A little warmer east tonight, Sunday fair south, cloudy with scattered thundershowers north. Turning cooler northwest Sunday afternoon. Lows tonight about 70 east, 70-75 west. Highs Sunday in the 90s, CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Partly cloudy and warm tonight. Chance of thundershowers. Low about 70 Sunday, mostly sunny and quite warm. Chance of evening thundershowers. High in the 90s, Variable winds mostly south to southeast tonight and Sunday. Monday, thundershowers and not quite so warm. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday, Chance of thundershowers especially in the evening. Quite warm and humid Sunday. Lows tonight 67-74. Highs Sunday in the 90s. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 86; morning's low, 67. Sky partly cloudy, wind light and variable. (Friday's maximum, 63; midnight, 75.) Sun rose today at 5:33 a. m., sets at 8:33 p. m. Humidity, 58%. RIVER "STAGES Dubuque—84 no change. Davenport—5.5 fall 0.1. Burlington—7.9 fall 0.1. Keokuk—2.2 fall 1.6. Grafton—15.2 rise 0.3. St. Louis— 5.4 rise 0.6. LaSaUe—10.7 fall 0.1. Peoria—11.7 no change. Havana—5.9 no change. Beardstown—9.5 no change. A Democratic HUDusier, ar -i - T- ranged to stall for time until me who • that man was," Priedrich governor's order arrived, was in-1 declared. "I want to file terrupted by Sen. Bernard Neistein, D-Chicago at intervals. Asserting his personal privilege to take the floor, Neistein told how the Chicago White Sox-Cleveland Indians game was progressing- Time preoccupied the Senators. Shapiro served as timekeeper to see that no solo took more than 15 minutes to explain a vote during the filibuster. Democrats demanded that Ser-j^ ^ legislative session. geant-At-Arms Edmund Sweeney 1 of PittsfieJd stand away from the Senate clock, fearing he would stop it while they were trying to gain time by the filibuster. Ask Clock Guard i „ M . , A . . _ . . _ • TUMV »h*ft« in fialMburs were declared charges. "He's Senator 0;Brien's stooge," declared Sen. John G. Gilbert, R- Carbondale. 'Let's not worry about the dock," Shapiro wearily told the senators. "Let's worry about the roll call." And the Democratic filibuster continued,, each senator limited to his alloted 15 minutes, until the governor's order arrived clos- Police Probe Two Thefts r^mocVaTs Called State Trooper ^ thefU in ^a ^burg C. R. McGrew to guard the dock. to police today. Sen. Nathan Kinnally, D-Chica- r *" l ~ s * ihart - 1288 N complained that someone in 308 left Moin Strttt go, „.„ r the Senate was wearing his hat in violation of Senate rules. It was trooper McGrew. Blushing, he removed his hat. Later Kinnally publicly apol- igized, saying he realized that McGrew would be out of uniform if he removed his hat. The clock implicably came to a stop after nearly two bom's of Democratic filibustering. Senate Republicans noticed a man sitting behind the dock in front of the trooper. They demanded that the trooper remove him from the vicinity of the dock. It turned out he is an assistant sergeant at arms, under the patronage of Sen. Don aid O'Brien, D-Chicago Demo cratic minority leader. i Sen. Friderich, R-Centralia, de Charles Seibert, 1268 N. Kellogg St., said be was away from home all week. When the family returned they discovered someone had taken an antique brass bucket and two cooper boilers. Seibert said the items were part of orders to be sent to various parts el the country. All a thief got at Johnson's Tire and Battery shop during the night was a box or two of aspirin. Police said entry was gained by removing a pane of glass in an overhead door. When employes came to work this morning, the front door was found unlocked and boxes of aspirin strewn on the floor. Police said the thief apparently left by the front door, READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! A bus will return Galesburg area representatives this evening. Father Kills Four Members Of Family SmSdH he M] y consumed in view ol Offi- *» ww outhisjamily of 11 early m ^4 from lowen to 111 61-94 cer Kennedy." today but stopped after killing his m. 94, ^mitowentom.ei94, ' * wife and three young children. one-way traffic due to patching Barbara Cook, 298 W. Main St., They identified him^as Luis J. and ^actag- paid $10 and costs for turning left Monge, 45. driver for a mercan- HI. 135. from m. 94, to east when we « no left tum .. Ught was ^ ^ > *r.?™JhS 2nd reLfa£ ^ U-to1IL masaxxer ' 81 Duffield Investigators said Monge went ic due to patching and resurfac Ave>> ^ $10 ^ costs for ^ m a aft __ ^ fr'- *» * „,„-. ,•„„„.;„„ m in S 100 fast fc* conditions, as did personal problems. m to £ iSol m Z ^Tl « rMkl m ? a I St " M - «• de * d were Monge's wife. 2L ^Mffic due to Chael f 13 "' 253 Garfield St " P aid Leanarda. 43; and children. Allan, S5n B wTmuriadng $15 ^d costs on the same charge. 6; Vincent ,4. and Tresa. 11 111 164 frL™n7mile east of ****** F - Lambiasco of Abing- months. Oquawka! east seven miles, one- don P^. * 10 co f*« for mak .f oUc « said Monge first beat his way traffic due to resurfacing. ra * improper left turn, and wife to death with an iron bar, U S 34 from one mile north James R - Scobee - 19 °8 Academy then stabbed the baby Tresa with of Altona 'to Wataga, one-way st " P aid ^ S8tXM amount for an a stiletto, choked Vincent to death traffic due to patching and re- Improper right turn. and beat Allan to death in the surfacing. James Etzel, 390 N. Farnham basement 8 bar. U.S. 24 and 111. 100, from Lewis- St., was fined $15 and costs for Monge then became unnerved, town to Duncan Mills, one-way failure to stop for a stop light. °*-k*r* «aid, and called the po- traffic due to patching and re- Carl Mitchell, 239 Cottage Ave.. Uce - surfadng. paid $10 and costs for disobeying ^vm other children sleeping in 111. 78, from one mile north of a stop sign. another section of the home did Norris to mile aouth of Norris, Rob^ Forshee 283 W Tomn* not awake mtii 0x9 P 01 * 66 ar * one-way traffic due to patching 1^ st>| ^ ^ ^ ^ for ^ rived. Their ages ranged up to 18. and widening. having a valid city wheel tax Birth Record Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs, David L. Flack, Rio, a boy Friday at 11:06 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald R. Hodges, 1764 Beecher Ave., a girl today at 1:46 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Leo R. Swanson, Ophiem, a girl today at 2:11 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. William J, Rosol, 1536 S. St. Paul, Denver, Colo., are the parents of a son, Terry Alan, born Friday at a hospital there, Mrs, Rosol, the former Ruth Ann Monson, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Paul Monson, 999 Day St, The couple also have another son, Tommy. 3. sticker. 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