Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 1, 1963 · Page 32
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 32

Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, July 1, 1963
Page 32
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' * r 1 V SUHR Con named S, Grant gave waf>weftfied Union tn >*« AMfty between powerful 111* (AP)^One|f6d6fate forces an<! tne tJnion base of operations In Tennessee. To keep U. Gen, John C. Pernberton from massing his Con federate troops a) any one point, Grant chose a former Illinois music teacher for a diversion. Composes Music Benjamin Grierson in the 1850s taught and composed music in Jacksonville, 111. Later he moved to Meredosia, Morgan County, where he went into the grain and mercantile business. Grant gave Grierson the job of staging a raid down the middle of Mississippi, ending in Baton and there Fbttfth 61 July worth cele- He gave it Vicks- The Army of Tennessee which fought the campaign from April 30 to July 4, included ?4 Illinois commands, more than from state. Vicksburg t 200 miles south of Memphis, Tenn., was in early 1863 the key Confederate position en the east bank of the Mississippi River. Its strategic value Was clear: take the fortress and you split the Confederacy. Devises New Plan After several attempts to take the bastion failed, Grant devised a difficult and daring new plan. He would move his army down the marshy, stream-laced western bank of the river, cross below Vicksburg and march up the eastern bank. The move involved placing his 500 prisoners and destroyed 3,000 weapons, white having only id Union casualties. Requires Boats To ferry his troops Across the wide Mississippi, Grant needed boats below Vicksburg, On April 16, Adm. t)avid IX his gunboats past i Hi gun batteries. A few days later* transports with vital, supplies made the sartte route with loss La., Nathaniel P. joining Banks. Rouge, Maj. Gen, Grierson had 1,700 cavalry including the 6th and 7th Illinois regiments. For 600 miles and from April 17 to May 2, Grierson and his men disrupted communications and caused general confusion behind Confederate lines. He inflicted 100 enemy casualties, captured 4-1 JUST AnSHIN'—Astronaut John Glenn assumes the role of Huckleberry Finn as he fishes for his supper on the banks of a stream. This was part of the tropical survival training program given to the astronauts in the Panamanian jungles. Explains Origin of Name fflNDMAN, Ky. (AP) - James Still, a prominent Kentucky, author, often has to explain to visitors the origin of some of the unusual names of communities in his area, names like Carbon Glow, Handshoe and the like. Recently, he had to do the same thing for a neighbor. They were riding in Still's auto and passed a roadside sign that read: "Litter Barrel." "Dad burn them highway people," fumed Still's companion. "They done changed the name on us. This community has been called Kelly Town ever since I can rekerlect." READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! s Need vacation money? Get an HFC Traveloan Wishing wont take you places ... but an HFC Traveloan will! So take that vacation now. Borrow confidently—repay sensibly. Phone or come in. LOANS UP TO I LARGER LOANS '850 to *5000 with up to 24 months to repay I with up to 60 months to repay Ca »b $100 200 300 500 800 MONTHIY PAYMENT PLANS 24 18 12 6 pajmtt paymis paymto pay ml* $ 5.90 $ 7,27 $10.04 $18.45 11.69 14.43 19.98 36.79 17.13 21.26 29.61 54.83 27.22 34.15 48.09 90.04 41.69 52.81 75.12 142.21 Charges are computed at 3% on thai part of scheduled monthly balances not excuding $150. 2% ebon tlSO to $W and 1% on any remainder up to $800. Cash r «ve«t • $1200 1500 1800 2000 2500 MONT 36 payor ts HIY PA 1 SO ptymto rMf NT 1 H payrnh 'LANS 19 ptymtt Cash r «ve«t • $1200 1500 1800 2000 2500 $67.22 84.02 $47.00 58.75 70.50 78.33 97.91 $57.00 71.25 85.50 95.00 118.75 $73.66 92.08 110.50 122.77 153.47 Abort payments include principal and choree* on loam ij paid on schedule, but da not includt chart** on Group Life & Disability insurance HOUSEHOLD FINANCE m HOUSEHOLD FINANCE 209 Main PHONE: 342-4191 Rows: Monday thru Thursday 10 to 5—Friday 10 to 7 Loani made to/ormen and residents of of one ship. Many of th# volan* teer crews on those craft Wclre Oft April 30, > I Southern Illinois soldiers, art** miles touth of Vicksburg. The secortd regiment across was the 99th Illinois frtfdfttty, men from Pike County. JMNUig" Union to meet th* On the' left deployed £ - kritfk, ifitf Sangamon men^troflfi Christian, were arid student* A. 1 4 I 1 1 '+ A i \ _r_ L - i .• i r i im L i V i 1 - 1 + i F Ci j£\ 1^ E /\ \ I OF A CREAM PEA CH OF AN ICE CREAM Sealtest Old Fashioned Peach is a heavenly treat to fit your fondest r memories, with that Sealtest peaches-and-creamy touch in every spoonful. You'll love it! PE/\CH OF A PLACE MAT Add excitement t0 y° ur tab,e! And So useful! Eight 8" wide place mats in ripe, peach-glo colors. For a set, send $1 and the zip-tab from a half-gallon carton of Sealtest Old Fashioned Peach Ice Cream. SET OF EIGHT PLACE MATS r L SEALTEST FOODS, P.O. BOX 121, LEFFERTS STATION, BROOKLYN 25, N. Y. Enclosed find a zip -tab from a half-gallon of Sealtest Old Fashioned Peach Ice Cream, and $1. Please send me my set of eight peach design place mats, Name Address City Zone .State.., "T ~ " ~ w P /ease allow 30 days for delivery. This offtr wpir«i Nov. 1, 1963. 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