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1,006 Drivers Affected by State Action , Revocation of 285 and suspend aio« of m drivers' licenses* chauffeurs 4 licenses and driving privileges have been announced by the office of the Illinois secretary of state. The actions were based on local court convictions and police reports. At the same time, it was reported thAt probationary permits to drive were issued to 396 per> sons whose licenses previously were suspended, but who did not have a total point accumulation in excess of 62. < Reasons for revocations were: driving while intoxicated, 240; leaving scene of accident, 3; drag racing, 1; displayed license not issued to him, 6; three .offenses within one i year, 12; permitted fraudulent use of license, 7; gave incorrect information on application for license,, 14; mental and physical disabilities, 2. Reasons for suspensions were: three offenses Within one year, 713; caused or contributed to an accident resulting in death or injury, 2; permitted fraudulent use of license, 1; driving while intoxicated, 1; driving while license or permit are suspended or revoked, 4. Mandatory provisions of the law applied in 171 of the cases and discretionary in 835. Residents of other states were listed in 18 actions. OUR ANCESTORS "Boy! And you said that was the last of the Mohicant!" Divorce Decrees Are Signed by Circuit Judge Three decrees for divorces and one temporary order in a pending divorce action have been signed - iii Knox County Circuit Court by Judge Gale A. Mathers. Permission to resume her for mer name of Claudine A.. Smith was granted Claudine A. Buskirk in the decree divorcing her from Clifford E. Buskirk on an allega tion of adultery. The couple, mar ried June 1, 1957, had no children. Alimony and support were Waived and a property settlement was confirmed in the decree. Desertion was the charge on which Evelyn J. Jennings ob taineti a divorce from Harold S Jennings, to whom she was mar ried Dec. 27, 1941. No children were born to this, marriage. A property conveyance was listed in the decree. Also on a charge of desertion, Linda S. Stancomb was granted a divorce from William E. Stan- comb, to whom she was married June 21, 1961. No children were born to this couple. Alimony and support were waived, the decree stated. In a pending action, titled Sandra L. McVey versus Edward L. McVey, the plaintiff was given temporary custody of the couple's two children, with the defendant to pay $40 weekly support money. Woman Who Shot Secretary Sent To Asylum KENOSHA, Wis. <AP) - Mrs. Stanley Haukedah, who was found innocent by reason of insanity in her murder trial in the slaying of her husband's secretary, began receiving psychiatric treatment at the Winnebago State Hospital near Oshkosh today, The 46-year-old estranged wife of Kenosha's former police chief, was taken to the hospital shortly after a Kenosha Circuit Court jury, of nine women and three men brought in its verdict Friday. Mrs. Haukedahl was accused of shooting Mrs. Dorothy Bitautis, also 46, in the latter's car on-a Kenosha street April 1. She contended that Mrs. Bitautis was breaking up her home by associating with her husband. Circuit Judge M. Eugene Bak* er, who presided at the trial, ordered Mrs, Haukedahl committed to the hospital. Rebels Seek Support ALGIERS (UPI) - Premier Ahmed Ben Bella told an Algerian cabinet meeting Friday that former rebel leader Mohammed Boudaif and three other "seditious persons" were seeking support from abroad. He did not give details. A communique published after the meeting charged the four men, ajj of whom aye under arrest, with seeking "the division and poisoning'' of Algeria- Imposed Fine at Alpha ALPHA - Robert 15. «|y of Avon was brought into the police magistrate court of George W. Kelly at Alpha Thursday on a charge of speeding. He was fined $5 and costs. Arrest was made by state troopers. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Jamison Still Critical After Accident William Jamison, 29, 1393 N. Henderson St., was still listed in critical condition today. He was run over by a low-boy truck Fri day night. The accident occurred in the 1600 block of East Fremont Street abop.t 6:40 p.m. Jamison a crane operator for the Gunther Construction" Co., was helping move a crane mounted on the low-boy.' After helping make a turn, witnesses said Jamison be gan to climb out of the crane cab, but did not see him fall because the equipment blocked him from their view. The driver, Elmer Baughman of Lake Bracken, felt a thump and stopped. Jamison, who suffered extensive injuries in the right leg and hip area, was rush ed to Cottage Hospital, where three doctors were called on the case. Flagmen for the construction firm helping direct traffic for the movement were Lester Webber and Beryl Haulk. Johnson Explains New United Fund To Local Club Galesburg Exchange Club members heard Dick Johnson, president of the newly formed Knox County United Fund, explain the advantages of the fund at a luncheon Friday at the Custer Inn. Eleven agencies, including those of the former Community Fund, the Red Cross and others have already submitted their budgets to Johnson and the fund's directors. The directors divide the funds that will be collected during the drive thsi fall among the 11 agencies. Johnson said the greatest advantage of the fund is that only one drive will be made for all these agencies, and by combining them operating expenses of conducting the drives are cut. "People who contribute to the United Fund are justified in turning down any other requests for charitable contributions," Johnson said. Embryo Driver Makes an Error On Fifth Try BELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) Mrs. Olga Hansen, who four times had flunked a driver's license test, set out for what she vowed would be her last try. But; turning into the Department of Motor Vehicles parking lot — ooops — her car suddenly zipped off course Friday and knocked a 12-by-15-foot hole in a store. Sheriff's deputies said Mrs. Hansen, 51, who was navigating on a learner's permit, emerged unscathed. She stepped on the gas instead of the brake, she said. Arrests Announced ANKARA, Turkey (UPD ^ Interior Minister Hifzi Oguz Bekata announced Friday that U Turkish citizens and an Iraqi national have been arrested on charges of destructive activities for forming secret Kurdish association in Turkey. Bekata said the men had contact with some foreign countries but did not name them. To Dissolve A statement oi intent to dissolve has been filed in the office of the Illinois secretary of state by the Premier Wholesale Co., Galesburg. Also, an amended article has been filed by the Churchill Chemi^gl Co., Galesburg. * Fisherman Pays $15 for Sport Larry Betz of Maquoketa, Iowa, was fined $15 and costs Thursday for fishing without a non-resident license at Lake Rice. Robert Ericson, Knox County conservation officer, made the arrest. He cautioned fishing members to insure their guests have a valid license and a guest card. Betz appeared 'in Justice of the Peace Rolland Wise's court. Death Notice Leads to Men's Reunion in Iowa A casual glance at an obituary resulted in a reunion of two former Galesburg residents who had not seen one another for 36 years. Joe Loeser, 64, of Loeser Insurance Agency in Savanna, who left Galesburg in 1928, said too that while he was casually skimming through a newspaper several days ago, he noticed the obituary of Orie Herman (Dad) Folger, 82, retired Galesburg painter and decorator who died last Sunday. One of the survivors listed was a son Everett of Clinton, Iowa, who Loeser said he knew when both lived in Galesburg 36 years ago. Loeser said. young Folger moved to California in 1927 and he had not seen him since. Thursday, after more than ZVz decades, Loeser visited Folger in Clinton, where he is telegraph editor for the Clinton Herald newspaper. Levertom Are Honored At Henderson HENDERSQN-A farewell dinner Was given on Sunday after church services at the Town Hall in honor of Rev. Lyle Leverton and wife. He will assume his new duties as pastor of London Mills Evangelical United brethren and Methodist Church which have consolidated. There were 75 in attendance.- N They presented the Rev. Mr. Leverton with a gold watch, and gave his Wife a gift. When they came to the church in the morning the v Rev. Mr. Leverton was presented a while carnation boutonniere and Mrs. Leverton a white carnation corsage. Retired minister, the Rev. Mr. Stine of Alexis, will bring the message Sunday, June 30. Rev. Mr. Ruth formerly of Chicago, will assume his new duties as pastor of Alexis and Henderson beginning July 7. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Halverson and Deana Kay of Park Forest recently visited with Mrs. Hal : verson's mother, Mrs. Harold Nelson. Russell Nelson of Rio, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nelson, spent a week with his grandmother, Mrs. Harold Nelson, and attended Bible school. Harold Wilson returned to his work on Monday at the R. E. Davidson Lumber and Hardware Co. after a two-week vacation.! Wilson and his family spent part of the time visiting relatives at Skokie. Elgin Minister New Moderator Of Brethren CHAMPAIGN, 111. (AP) - The Rev. A..Stauffer Curry of Elgin, 111., has been named moderator- elect of the Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Mr. Curry defeated the Rev. Harold Z. Bomberger of McPherson, Kan., in a runoff election Friday following a tie in balloting Wednesday. The moderator-elect, under a new ruling, will succeed the Rev. DeWitt L. Miller of Hagerstown, Md., next year as moderator. The position is the churchy highest elected office. The Rev. Mr. Curry, who serves as secretary of the church's annual conference, was elected at the church's national convention at the new University of Illinois Assembly Hall. He previously served as moderator in 1955* Miss J. Sorrells, Bride-elect, Is Honoree PRAIRIE CITY —Mrs. James Brown and Mrs. Carl Williamson were hostesses Wednesday evening at the Methodist ^Church at u miscellaneous shower honoring i Miss Juanita Sorrells, who is to 1 be married July 6 to Kenneth Norman Becker of Chicago. Miss Sorrells is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Sorrells of Prairie City and Mr. Becker's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Norman Becker of Itasca. The wedding will take place at Itasca. Pink and white, the chosen colors of the bride were used in decorations on the gift table.- It was centered with a small wagon in .which was seated a bride doll. Sisters of the hostesses, the Misses Linda and Deana Hornbaker, assisted with gifts, games and later, with serving refreshments. Prizes in games were articles, to be used ( in the kitchen and those receiving them presented them to the bride^c-be. " Those present were Mrs. Lawrence Boyd, Marsha, Juanita and .Christine, Mrs. Bernard Fayhee, Mrs. Wayne Hornbaker, Miss Leila Helle, Mrs. Ralph Keener and Brenda, Miss Cynthia Robinson, Mrs. Edna Kreider, Miss Linda Hummer, Mrs. Marion Yocum and Jean, Miss Muriel Wilson, Mrs. Dorothy Stoneking. Also, Mrs. Danny Sorrells and Paula, Mrs. Elmer Rule, Mrs. Henry Hughbanks and Deana.Jo, Mrs. Lee Childers, Mrs. E. L. Dunavin, Mrs. Alva Brown. Refreshments were served from the pink and white decorated refreshment table. Mrs. Nina Arnold spent last week in Norris visiting relatives. Mrs. Mabel Frugoli, Chicago, rs visiting her mother, Mrs, Nancy Hornbaker. Multimillion Investment At Peru Idle PERU, 111. (AP) - A once-busy multimillion dollar shopping center north of Peru lies still and silent. The Midway Plaza development, which opened in 195?, for a time had 12 stores and shops. Today, its 15 store spaces are empty. Weeds grow on its 80- acre parking lot, where the only traffic is an occasional student driver practicing turns. The shopping center was situated on U.S. 51, for which there was talk of improvements. It was expected, also, that Interstate 80 would be built beside it. Now,* old U.S. 51 dead ends close by, but no access route to Midway Plaza. Interstate 80 had been paved to within a mile of the shopping center, but it will come no closer, even when extended to the west. Midway Plaza Building Corp., a group of La Salle-Peru businessmen headed by Don Chonowski, a construction and painting contractor, undertook the venture. Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co. underwrote part of its cost. Business Declines Shortly after the center opened, tenants' business began to drop off. The Piggly Wiggly supermarket, largest store in the center, left. The big variety store also moved out, followed by the restaurant, the furniture store and the remaining shops. The insurance company foreclosed for non-payment of installments on the mortgage. Last August.the B and B Realty Co. bought the property, but there are only two tenants — a former tenant that continues to store some stock and an engineering firm field office. .The present owners declined to discuss any plans for the ghost shopping center. Chonowski, who now operates a farm near Princeton, was reported working .in his fields Friday and not available for comment. Gaiesburg Reaiste^Mail, (jalesbuffl, IJI. Saturday, June 29, If 63 11 Berry Makes Jump EUREKA, Calif. (UPI) - Leaman P, Berry, 53, of Eureka had a logical explanation when asked why he was floating around in Humboldt Bay. A fishing boat pulled him out after he had been in the water some 20 minutes. Asked how come, he .told police: "Well, everybody has been telling me to jump in the bay so I did." Discipline Sought CAMBRIDGE. England (UPP- Headmistress Margaret Higginson of Bolton School told a conference here Friday "for wholesome discipline I would advocate the practice of deliberate mistakes" by teachers "with confession to follow." Talks to Resume WASHINGTON (UPJ) ~ T h e United States and the Soviet Union will open new high-level nuclear test ban talks in Moscow July J5, U.S. officials said Friday. President Kennedy has named W. Averell Harriman, undersecretary of state for political affairs, to head the U.S. delegation. Church Slates Conference Annual conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of L a 11 e r-day Saints will be held Sunday at the chapel beginning with Priesthood and Relief, Society meetings at 8:30 am. General session at 10 a.m. 'will be under the direction of the district presidency. A potluck dinner will be held following. During the afternoon session, beginning at 1:30, district auxiliary leaders will meet with branch auxiliary heads. It was announced that Primary meeting will be- held Friday and chapel at 10 a.m. Homemakers Wetter Unit Entertained BISHOP HILL — The Weller Homemakers Extension Unit met Friday in the home of Mrs. Albert Florine with Mrs. Merrill Nystrom as' co-hostess. ^ Mrs. Orville Ossian and Mrs. Gunnar Borg had the major. lesson, ^.'Spending 24 Hours a Day," and the feature Jesson, "Picnic Desserts to Carry," was by Mrs. Glenn Stephens. The craft chairman displayed a tote bag made from a plastic bleach bottle. A combined meeting of the Weller Day Unit and the Weller Night Unit with the Busy Bees 4-H Club will be held in the Bishop Hill School July 2 at 2 p.m! Mothers of the 4-H girls were invited. A tentative date of July 26 has been set as achievement day for the Busy Bees at 7:30 p.m. A family picnic will be held at noon Aug. 2 in the Bishop Hill State Park. ABINGDON COftKESPONtifiN*; Home Addressr 705 W. Adams St i - f»h»n« 531 and Mrs. Roy Lewis and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peck and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Cutler, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fey and Jane Ann and Mrs. George Way and Jeanne of Abingdon. Mrs, Belly Way H ranfttHttttag mill July I tat Mn. Dorothy Wtilttitt, AMngee* tarteaftoMfeM tor the Gatotmrg Register* Mall. Mrt. Way retkfetat 4tt N.Wafthtngtm SI., p*m* m.) Club Plam Tour of Garden* ABINGDON—The Abingdon Garden Club has announced plans for a garden tour Saturday morning, July 6. Plans for the tour were shaped at the June meeting of the club, Mrs. Carr Ray, president, reported. In the meeting, Mrs. Ray offered a reading from the book, "The Touch of God." Attention was drawn to the progress of the school flower beds and library urns. The shrubbery at the rear of the. library has been cultivated. The secretary read a letter from Mrs. Frederika Akerly, Illinois mother of the year, thanking the club for its Well wishes. Reports on Bulletin Mrs. Mary Noel talked on the rose bulletin. Instructions on feeding and watering were given. Two new roses for 1963 arc gran- ada and Saratoga. Mrs. Noel told of a rose garden of 10 miles along the highway between Jackson and Cape Girardeau in Southeastern, Missouri. This is 75 miles southeast of'St. Louis and was started in 1935. Mrs. Mary Jane Cruiser gave flower gossip and explained ways of arranging and using flowers for beauty in the home. Mrs. Esther Fluke read an article on the use of nasturtiums in salads and told of flowering kale. She told of insects, both beneficial and harmful and of the effect of insecticides on both. July is the last time for pinching back chrysanthemums. Happy anniversary was sung to Mrs. Maude Babb, honoring her 51st wedding anniversary. Refreshments were .served from a tea table decorated with a bowl of red roses and babies-breath. Bouquets of flowers from members gardens were on display. Hostesses for the evening were Mrs. Lena Meadows, Mrs. Mary Noel, Mrs. Mabel Stockdale, Mrs. Nel Ehrenhart and Mrs. Dorothy Whitsitt. Welfare Group Tells Of Service Work • The Abingdon Welfare Association held its last meeting until September in the Legion Hall with Larry Fetterer, presiding. Mrs. Ruth Herrick, gave a report on clothing sales and transportation furnished for families. Letter of thanks wa s read to the group for assistance to several school children. A thrift sale was held today on South Main Street. Board Gives Party For Mrs. Weaver Mrs. Georgia Weavet was guest of honor Wednesday at a dinner at the Holiday Inn given by members of the executive board of the Abingdon Junior Woman's Club. Mrs. Weaver, who with her family, will move in the near fu« ture to their recently purchased home in Chicago, was presented a gift. Other guests were Ruth Landon, Carol Eaton, Wanda Heimel, Shirley Green, Bonnie Ashley, Muriel Suydam, Joan Armstrong, Virginia Verner and Carolyn Ray. Birthday Observed On Thursday, Mrs. Erma Potts entertained with a 1 o'clock luncheon at the Friendly Cafe, honoring the birthday of Mrs. Inez Cline. A handkerchief shower was given Mrs. Cline, and the afternoon was spent playing cards. Prizes were won by Mrs. Lovi Bond, Mrs. Jennie Castle, Mrs. Maude Ryan, Mrs. Rose Larson, Mrs. Leona Reece and Mrs. Josie Larson. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Isabella Fairburn and Mrs. Garnet Hillier and Mrs.' Josie Larson, of Galesburg, and Mrs. Maude Ryan, St. Augustine, and Mrs. Leona Reece, London Mills. Group Honored at Abingdon Cookout Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Howerter of DeLong entertained Thursday with a cookout at their country home, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Meadows of Colorado and Mr. and Mrs. Thurston Alexander and family, who will be leaving soon for Somerset, Ky. where they will make their home. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stone and family and Mrs. Richard Tucker and family of Galesburg and Mr. and Mrs, Lyle McGrann and daughter, Mr. KNOX VILLE MRS. ANNABEL PETERSON CORRESPONDENT Office hours, 7-9 a.m. 4 -6 p.m. Home Address: 210 N. Timber St. Phone 289-9172 Demonstrations Feature Meeting of DeLong Club Marriage License LaRue J. Meehan of Galesburg and Linda K- Schisler of Abingdon. Louis Aladits and Mrs. Addle E. Wilson, both of Galesburg. Jerry L. Smith of Racine, Wis., and Miss Dorothy L- Dunn of Abingdon. Clarence L. Sargeant ol Ease Galesburg and Miss Brenda L. Crain of Wataga- Elmer Sheets of Oneida and Mrs. Mildred E- Childers of Galesburg. John W. Grey Jr. of Medina, Ohio, and Miss Judith A. Gunther of Galesburg. KNOXVILLE — Talks and demonstrations were given by members of the DeLong Models 4-H Club at a meeting held at the Max Sanford home recently. Anna Meier told of the care o! appliances, Pat Conover spoke on "Clothing Tips for Teen-agers," Mary Beth Bates on "Different Types of Designs in Materials," and Becky McWilliams on "Using Appliances." Demonstrations were given by Karen Sanford on "Aunt Susan's Lemonade," Jennifer Sanford on "Different Types of Cream Sandwiches," Phyllis Kaser on "Stay Stitching," and Sharon Kaser on "Pinning on a Pattern." Durig the business meeting conducted by the president, Sharon Kaser, it was announced members and mothers, are invited to a meeting of the Orange unit at Orange Chapel Hall July 10. Other events planned are public speaking contest, annual club tour July 16, Finale Day at George Churchill Junior High School in Galesburg July 23. All projects are to be completed so as to be judged by that day. Local Achievement Day program is scheduled for July 25, county demonstration contest July 29. Members practiced the skit for Share-the-Fun. Refreshments were served by the Sanfords. Briefs Mrs. Josephine Simpson is reported improved after experiencing a stroke and is now a patient in the Knox County Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Thompson recetly became parents of a son, Donald Paul, their third boy and sixth child. Mrs. Bill Gagg, Monte and Lynn left Friday for their home in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a visit with relatives and friends. News Briefs of Ahinffdon Locality Mrs. Erma Potts, Mrs, .Maude Ryan and Mrs. Idella Wagey attended OES advance - night Thursday in ' Roseville, where Mrs. Wagey was guest of honor. , The following girls are attending the cheerleading and gymnastic clinic at Galesburg for the next 10 weeks: Nancy Clutts, Linda Nuckles, Jennifer Sells, Cathy Lagnese, Nancy Morris, Connie Gregory, Jayne Ray and Carol Boyd. Visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Cutler, had been their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ryan and family of Austin, Tex. The Ryans left for their home Friday. Louis Pcrfi left this morning for New York City, where he will visit relatives the next two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Brown entertained this week with a potluck dinner, honoring, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ricketts of Colorado. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Day and Jay Cirimotichand, AT ABINGDON - Sniffle' Al Harvey (above) will appear with many other "Possum Holler opry" favorites at the Abingdon American Legloft Festival Saturday, Aug. 24. Mr. and Mrs. Rod Johnson, of Galesburg, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Todd, Canton, and Mr. and Mrs. Arlien Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Dunlap, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Bauer and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bond Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gabe Pica and sons left today for Jersey City, N.J., where they will visit Pica's mother. . Mr. and Mrs. Thurston Alexander are spending the weekend in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to attend the 20th reunion of Mrs. Alexander's high school graduating. class. They are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Swanger in Cedar Rapids. Norma Mitchell arrived home this weekend from Des Moines, Iowa, to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Mitchell. Church Services Are Announced The First Congregational Church in Abingdon has reminded members whe plan to attend church school Sunday service that it begins at 10:45 a.m. Church school session proper will not be held Sunday. The church will begin a new time schedule Sunday, July 7, as follows: Church school 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:45 a.m. At the First Christian Church in Abingdon Sunday, Rev. Donald T. Hogan, pastor, as his sermon, will discuss "Making a Convenience of tho Church" at the 10:50 a.m. worship service. .Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Rev. Francis W. Samuelson, pastor of the Abingdon First Methodist Church, has announced Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m., preceded by Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. He drew attention to the district briefing conference Sunday at 3 p.m. at the First Methodist Church in Galesburg for official board members and commissions. The Abingdon Methodist Church schedule for the week ahead follows: Monday, official board meets 8 p.m., followed by trustees meeting. Wednesday, Hope Circle •meets 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. Richard Crane. Friday, Mary Circle meets with Mrs. Charles Peck; Alice Wolford Circle, Mrs. Alice Wolford. and Hedding Circle, Mrs. Martha Turney, all at 9:30 a.m. Awarded Degree James E. Chahberlain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Freeman E. Chamberlain, 1153 N. Seminary St., has been awarded a bachelor of science degree in the College of Applied Sciences at Bradley University. Chamberlain was an auto tech major. LETS GO! IT'S VACATION TIME ^ GOLF SWIM AIL THIS, plus beautiful surroundings, can be your* If you spend your vacation at one of the Resort* listed in our "VACATION and RESORT GUIDE" which appears on ogr WANT AD PAGE SATURDAYS Brochures on Resorts listed may be obtained at gyr office. i

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