Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 3, 1963 · Page 12
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 12

Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 3, 1963
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<«lfr' (3ofitbura (teaisf§r«Mait, Gatesburg, III Wednesday, Jutv 3, 1963 THE WIZARDS OF SPACE (18) By Don Ookley and John Lano Space is the new ocean, President Kennedy has said, and we must sail on it. An idea of how vast are the "territorial waters" of the solar system alone is given by the following experiment suggested by astronomer J, Allen Hynek: . Take a spool of thread, a yardstick and some glue. Let one yard represent the astronomical unit (93 million miles, the distance from earth to sun). On this scale, the sun would be a ball merely % of an inch in diameter. At 14 inches from the center of this ball, glue a speck of some material about 0.002 of an inch in diameter. That will represent Mercury. Venus is a speck 26 inches from the sun; earth is at one yard; Mars \Vi yards; Jupiter 5; Saturn 9%; Uranus 19; Neptune 30; and finally, Piuto at 39% yards. Take this 39M! -yard-long thread into the back yard and stretch it out; Then imagine all these specks of planets, not strung in a line, but revolving at different speeds around the sun. Then imagine an infinitesimal speck called man attempting to "conquer" this solar system in his specks of spaceships. Already, benefits are accruing from space exploration, such as in medicine and in new industrial techniques. The manned space program alone is pouring millions into the "Space Crescent" in the South—Houston, New Orleans, Huntsville, Ala., and Cape Canaveral—as well as other parts of the country. More and more of industry (there are so many companies they could not be named in this short story of the Wizards of Space) is engaged in helping NASA meet the challenge of space. Still, many persons question the wisdom of it all. Though it will be much-debated in coming years, America will continue to spend in* creasing billions on space. ' But in any event, space is a challenge mankind cannot ignore and remain' true to the spirit that emerged from undreaming primitive life forms. If nothing else, the exploration of space may help men to answer what is per* haps the greatest challenge of all: to live with themselves in peace. THE END BUSHNELL Correspond*!)! Mrs. Barnard Brilllutrt 620 W. Hurst St., Bushnell. Phone Bushnell 519 Busline]] Council Okays Purchase of New Well Pump BUSHNELL — In a meeting Monday night, the Bushnell City Council accepted the bid from Varner Well Co. and Peerless Service Co. for the purchase and installation of a new pump for well No. 2 in the city's water system. Aldermen discussed proposed raises in the pay schedule for policemen. The proposal was turned over to the finance committee which will meet with the chief of police. A report on the meeting will be submitted at the next council session. Club Greets Guests The Bushnell Rotary Club met Monday evening at the Methodist Church with John Shanklin, president, conducting the meeting. Visiting Rotarians were L. R. Carr and Gerry McGrew, of Macomb, and Ken Bulkeley of Abingdon. Jim Walton was a guest of his brother Bob Walton. Carl Wagner, program chairman, and Earl Niestradt gave reports of the Rotary International convention that they attended in June. Meet at Daniels Home The Gavel club met Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Jane Daniels for a potluck supper. Canasta was played with prizes going to Ethel Sperry, high, and low to Jessie Ewan. The guest prize was presented to Mrs. Altina Criser of Galesburg. Business Women Plan Convention Fourteen members attended the board meeting of the Business and Professional Women's Club at the home of Alice Graber Monday evening. In addition to other business, the assembling of Illinois badges promoting the election of Dr. Frances Whitehead, Lewistown, as third vice president of National B&PW, which convention will be held in Texa:j in the near future, constituted a part of the evening's activity. The monthly dinner meeting, in charge of the program coordinator and newly-elected officers, will be held July 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church at which time the club's queen candidate, Janet Ginther, will be present. The program for the evening will be given by Louise Wagner, Macomb, and will be a review of the book, "So It Was Just a Simple Wedding." Refreshments were served by Mrs. Graber and her assistant hostess, Clara A'Hearn. Oquawkan Leaves for Church Meet Ottoson Kin Hold Reunion At New Windsor NEW WINDSOR — Charles Ottoson of New Windsor was the oldest member of the 70 relatives and friends who attended the Ottoson family reunion Sunday at the New Windsor Park. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Anderson and family of Franklin, Wis., attended from the greatest distance. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Peterson of Woodhull were named in charge of the 1964 reunion, to be held June 28, at the same park. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! CELEBRATE THE 4th AT LAKE STOREY 2:00 P.M. Band Concert ALL DAY Jaycee Dip Tank ATTENDANCE PRIZES Plus BIG V/z HOUR FIREWORKS DISPLAY . Sponsored by Galesburg Junior Chamber of Commerce Not Responsible for Accidents. OQUAWKA — Ron Carlson left Saturday for the "Eight Days Around the World" Assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses at Milwaukee, Wis. His mother, Mrs. William E. Carlson, sister, Kristen and brothers, Roger and Brian, will join him Friday, and attend the latter part of the assembly. Another brother Randy, who is now working and serving in the ministry at Hope, Ark., will attend the last of these assemblies in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif, in September. From Ohio Mr. and Mrs. Billy Essex and] three children of Columbus, Ohio, arrived here Saturday for a j week's visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Essex, and other relatives. On Sunday, a family dinner was held in the Clifford Essex home, and, besides Mr. and Mrs. Clifford .Essex their son Billy and family, present were: a daughter, Miss Maribeth, and thrde sons, Allen Essex, Dale Essex and Jimmie Essex and their families, ar#i a grandson, Jerry Essex, wife and son Ricky, all of Oquawka. "Ricky" Johnson of Galesburg is spending several days here in Family From Michigan Visits At Woodhull WOODHULL - Mr. and Mrs. Dale Shroyer and Penny Sue of Augusta, Mich., and Mi", and Mrs. Marvin Palm and Chris of Galena, spent the weekend at the homes of H. P. Shroyer and Mrs. Anona Palm. Shroyer accompanied his son and family to their home for a week's visit. Mrs. Dorothy Rose and daughters of Davenport, were callers Saturday. Marvin Palm will leave July 5 for Camp Rigley, Mrnn., for a two-week maneuver for National Guards from Freeport unit. Mr. and Mrs. Estel Shoop and family of Mundelein, spent two days at the Sterling Miller home. They were en route to Alpha for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wells. Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Miller and Larry attended a family reunion Sunday at Hopedale. War Mothers Meet Mothers of World War II. Unit 34, met at the home of the president, Mrs. Sterling (Eva) Miller Friday afternoon. The group gave $5 to the Mothers Memorial fund. The following announcements were made: District picnic July 16 at Annawan; District picnic, Schick Hospital July 25 and Unit 34 picnic July 26 at Andover Legion Hall. the home of his uncle and aunt, also visiting his brother, Dennis Mr. and Mrs. Roy Thomas, and Johnson and family. Mercer ASC Elections Are Announced NOHTH HfiNDEnsON - The dates and places for annual Community ASCS elections were recently announced by Ivan C. Peterson, office manager in Mercer County. Three members and two alternates will be elected in each community. One of the three members will be chosen chairman, and Wilt become the delegate to the county convention July 30. All. township elections will be held July ti-15 at 8 p.m. The dates and places are as follows: July 8: Abihglon, fire station; Duncan, Duncan Hall, Eliza, Eliza Town Hall. 9—New Boston, New Boston Town Hall; Ohio Grove, Town Hall; Preemption, Masonic Lodge Hall. 10—Greene, Town Hall; North Henderson, Town Hall; 11—Mercer, ASCS office, Aledo; Rivoli, fire station; Perryton, Hamlet Hall. '. 12—Millersburg, fire station Joy; fceithsburg, Town Hall; Richland Grove Fire Station, Sherrard. 15-Suez, Burgess Town Hall. MRS. THOMAS WOKDEN (left) and Clydene Threw (right) along with Judy Shay attended Don Slartell's Camp of the Dells At Rustic Pine Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wis., recently When they took part in baton twirling instruction. Mrs. Warden and Minn Shay took the teachers training program and Clydene, the contest twirlcr program. Roth Mrs. Wordcn and Clydene have been named to the "Who's Who in Raton. Twirling." Hancock County ARC Secretary Assumes Duties DALLAS CITY - Mrs. O. W. Blaske of Carthage has accepted the position of executive secretary of the Hancock County Chapter of the American Red Cross and assumed her duties July 1. She fills the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mrs. Dean Wartick of Carthage, who • has held the office for the past two years. The Red Cross office will be located in the home of Mrs. Blaske at 431 N. Fayette in Car* thage. The annual meeting of the Hancock County chapter of Red Cross will be held July 10 at the Jaycee park in Carthage, with a potluck dinner at 7 p.m. The meeting will follow the dinner. You Can Count on Us... Quality Costs No More at Sears Now You Don't Have to Wait for Fall Clearance Prices... Stock Up on Cool All-Cotton Sport Shirts for the Hot Summer Ahead SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO 4 Days Only! Short Sleeve Sport Shirts SEARS LOW PRICE NOTICE TO BIDDERS The City of Galesburg, Illinois hereby invites sealed bids on electronic sirens for Police Squad Cars. Bids will be received until 10.00 A.M.. D.S.T., July 12. 11)63. Bid forms may be obtained at the office of the City Purchasing Agent located in City Hall. MICHAEL A. GHAVINO, Purchasing Agent 7/3; IT 100 1:30 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The City of Galesburg. Illinois hereby invites sealed bids on Parking Meters. Bids will be received until P.M., D.S.T., July 12, 1963. Bid forms may be obtained at the office of the City Purchasing Agent located in City Hall. MICHAEL A. GHAVINO, Purchasing Agent 7/3; IT NOTICE TO BIDDERS The City of Galesburg, Illinois hereby invites seald bids on two- ton dump truck. Bids will be received until 10 A.M.. DS.T, July 12, 1WJ. Bid forms may be obtained at the office of the City Purchasing Agent located in City Hall. MICHAEL A. GHAVINO, Purchasing Agent 7/3; IT •A Plaids! Solids! Prints Man alive! Where but at Sears could you find such outstanding quality and styling in sport shirts priced so incredibly low! Our huge assortment of cool cottons includes imported printed plaids, solid-color broadcloths, textured solids and prints ... all regular-collar style with two pockets, plus some mediunvground prints with one pocket and popular buttdn-down collar. These rugged beauties will be snapped up by the armful so do your shopping early for the widest selec» tion of colors and styles. Small to large sizes. CHARGE IT on Sears Revolving Charge SEARS 4*7 EAST MAIN ST. GALESBURG, ILLINOIS 1-

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