Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 5, 1963 · Page 3
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, July 5, 1963
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ns 4th\ but (aalesbufg; RejjstefrMoiI, (Sqlesbufq*. Friday^ Mv 5* If63 3 CLASSY PADDLERS—Among the paddlers at Lake Storey 4th was this unidentified man in tie, sport coat and barefe While cool weather cut down the number of swlmme persons took to rowboats and paddle boats. Galcsburg Register-Mail photo a By PHIL TURNEY BY THE ROCKET'S RED GLARE—A crowd, stifled by murky weather. However, when blu« FISHING'S GOOD, ANYWAY — Fishing was good July 4th as these two Lake Bracken fisher* men discovered. R. M. Goad, left, 1648 Willard St., holds a stringer of catfish for Arthur Grcenquist, 1673 Willard St., who is shown smilingly taking another off the hook. not nearly as large as last year's 30,000, watch* cd th& fireworks display at Lake Storey and concluded a quiet Fourth of July celebration in Galcsburg. Attendance earlier in the day was skies were noted later in the afternoon, the evening attendance soared to rescue the celebration from total disaster* * > 6 $ BRAVE SOULS—Two young women headed for the water at Lake Bracken, one of them sporting an Indian blanket. Although the air was chilly, the waders reported the water was warm. Offiaals said the- we a were- fxr-« * the Knox County Country Club larger number of people came out as si- improved and that the fireworks as scheduled. TOURNEY CALLED OFF—Although the golf tournament at Soangetaha Country Club was called off due to the bad weather, most of the golfers played anyway. All Soangetaha's July 4th events were postponed until Sunday. DISGUSTED — Two disgruntled picnickers at Lake Bracken, Peggy Hennenfent, left and her sister Connie, wait for cheerier prospects in the weather in a sheltered shelter. The blankets were hung from the rafters to break the wind. BARREN BEACH — Not a single footprint had disturbed the sand by 1 p, m. on the Fourth of July at the Lake Rice beach. Normally, at that time on that date, the sand would have been kicked adults- teixiperat. by the feet of children—aud some ning to the water. Highest official yesterday was 73 degrees. Have You Heard That Susan Tracy of Galesburg will be among 128 high school students from Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky, Florida, Wisconsin and Texas who will attend the High School Summer Workshops in Communications at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, July 7 to Aug. 3.. Two Galesburg students are among more than 1,100 pupils enrolled in the Midwestern Music and Art Camp at the University of Kansas at Lawrence, Kan. The students are Ann M. Harper, j daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert 1 Harper of 1007 Florence Ave., ; and Myrna M. Beamer, daughter | of Mr. and Mrs. Walter M, ^..WSis Beamer of 873 W. Main St. Both r^?>'&*- girls are enrolled in music. Mrs. Edward Stoneking, Mrs. Glenn Foglesong, Miss Edith Pont, Mrs. Elaine Haptonstall, Mrs. Esther Gayman and Walter Pont returned to Galesburg after attending funeral services for Robert Smith, 38, of Decatur, a former resident of Galesburg who died last week. He and his wife were musicians and operated a musical instrument repair store in Decatur. Red Cross Plans Annual Meeting Annual meeting of the Knox County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the headquarters on North Henderson Street. Annual reports will be given and new officers and a board of directors named. Chapter officials said that a quorum or at least 30 persons must be present. Hundredth anniversary pins will be given to each board member in observance of the 100th anniversary of the International Red Cross. Senators Want Cu WASHINGTON (TJTF*! > Republicans plan to ixatr resolution in Congress xxr^± 3BEE- Kennedy administration the balance of payments « Sen. Jacob K. Javits, and Rep. Thomas B. Curti senior GOP members of tJtx Congressional Economic O tee, said Thursday tJneir tion also would call ox* tlx ed States to take tixe within the International tary Fund in finding new strengthen the world, and credit mechanism - READ THE WAMT A Solon Sues Kerner On Objection to Re-Map Veto SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP> — A suit challenging Gov. Otto Kerner's right to veto a bill redistricting the Illinois House was filed today in Sangamon County Circuit Court. Brought by Rep. Gale Williams, R-Murphysboro, the suit contended Kerner's veto ot the bill last week was invalid because the legislature had met a constitutional requirement in agreeing on the reapportionment by July 1. The suit requested a judgment declaring the veto to be void and Irene Taylor, 416 Monroe St., Peoria, is in Room 204 of the Cottage Hospital where friends may call. Cats Are Costly OLATHE, Kan. IUPI) — The Johnson County Probate Court had a matter before it today involving an $8,000 claim and 46 cats. Mrs. Florence Baker asked the money from the estate of Mrs. Clara B. Murlin, who was the original owner of the felines. She sought payment for care of the cats since 1957. that Kerner be restrained from appointing a commission to re­ map the House districts. SWIMMERS AT LAKE STOREY—There were a few swimmers July 4th, but most persons seemed to be clustered in the pavilion. Late in the afternoon the weather warmed somewhat, bringing a greater number of people out. Only a few lost children marred the day, and they were not lost long. Auxiliary police Chief Rich* ard Dickerson reported "It was a good day, in, all." 'Copter' Crash Takes Life of Photographer DECATUR, 111. (AP) - Jack Allsup, 36, an industrial photographer injured in a helicopter crash while on assignment, died Thursday. Allsup, chief photographer for the A. E. Staley Manufacturing Co. and secretary of the Illinois Professional Photographers Association, was injured in a crash Wednesday. The pilot, Robert Hunter of Decatur, was critically injured. The craft crashed into A dwelling southeast of Decatur. The cause was not determined. Sgt, York Rests JAMESTOWN, Term. (UPI) Ailing World War I hero Alvin C. York spent a quiet Independence Day at his farm home in the rugged Cumberland Mountains Thursday. A number of visitors dropped by to wish the Medal of Honor winner good health, but York did not see most of them. He had some soft cereal about 9:30 a.m. and slept until past nightfall. York, who is credited with killing 20 German soldiers and capturing 132 others in the Argonne Forest on Oct. 8, 1918, has been ill for a number of years. READ THE WANT ADS! Man, 76, Kills Wife; Accused Him of Flirting FULTON, Mo. (UPI) - George Johnson, 76, will be arraigned here today for the killing of his wife, Annie, last Wednesday. Johnson admitted to police that he had strangled his wife after a quarrel. He said she taunted him about flirting with other women. His first story to authorities was that his wife had died in a fire in their home. However, he later admitted that he had killed his wife and used the fire as a cover-up. Johnson said he did not start the fire. Snow on Fourth SURFSIDE, Fla. (UPI) — This resort town located just north of Miami Beach had a different kind of Independence Day celebration. Kids battled with snowballs in the near-90 heat and the town crowned a snow queen. City officials borrowed a snow machine and cranked out 50 tons of snow along the beach. About 2,000 kids broke through a not- very-tight police line at the celebration and the snowball fight began. A policeman, naturally, was the first to get hit. A combed rye or wheut straw thatched roof may last as UwU as 60 years. f

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