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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 11

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The police docket Sixty-nine demonstrators who had to be carried from the park also were charged with disorderly conduct, Added Excitement To the hundreds of patrons who had flocked to the 68-acre park for a July 4th picnic complete with roller-coaster rides, ferris wheel and carnival barkers, the demonstration was just added excitement. Most ignored the in but suburban Woodlawn, where in the Gwynn Oak amusement park is located, read like a religious who's who. All were charged under Maryland's trespass law which permits the owner of a business to refuse entrance to any person he wishes. few THERE'S NOTHING LIKE SOFT WATER • For laundry • For Bath • For K itchrn With an WATER SOFTENER Galesburg Soft Water Co. Phono 343-9068 175 N. Cherry Galesburg, III. 2^ che * ; * eT7R ? v - ™am Sloan Coffin, Yale University chaplain. tegrated protestors, but a stopped to jeer as police walked and carried them to commandeered school buses and patrol wagons. "Take 'em all. Lock 'eni up and throw away the key. It looks like a revival meeting," were among the catcalls. A few cherry bombs were tossed, but for the most part everything was orderly. Integrationists responded by singing freedom songs and waving placards stenciled with such messages as "Freedom Now". More than 200 of the nearly 400 who took part in the protest came from New York City and Philadelphia in buses. Among the prominent churchmen rounded up by more than 50 Baltimore County police officers assigned to the park were: Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, chief executive officer of the United Presbyterian Church; Bishop Daniel Corrigan of the National Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church; the Rev. Roderick French of the World Council of All but Coffin are from New York. Prominent Maryland clergymen booked at the Woodlawn Police Station included Dr. Furman L, Templeton, chairman of the National Presbyterian Interracial Council and executive director of the Baltimore Urban u. Ill Trade War By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) American trade and Mending financial Escaped Convict Is Shot Down After Three Persons I j r 1 the Rev, League; Joseph Connolly, a Catholic priest and co-chairman of the Baltimore Interfaith Committee for Rabbi Human Morris and Rights, Lieberman, cochairman of the Interfaith Committee for Human Dr. Blake Rights, was one of the first 11 arrested. His group had entered the park from another tion, apparently without the same big/complete Sunday newspaper sold in Chicago—10 or more exciting sections including America's finest with the entire 'f program listings for every TV station your $ot con reach. NO INCREASE IN PRICE! To nttrw your copy, phono GALESBURG NEWS AGENCY 29 EAST SIMMONS STREET PHONE: 343-5214 sec- being noticed, while & decoy group argued with police and the co-owner of the park, James Price, at the main entrance. Others gained entrance to the park by taking off their shoes and socks, rolling up their pants and wading across Gwynn Falls, small stream that . meanders around part of the wooded picnic area. Price, who owns the park along with his two brothers, said economic reasons have persuaded him not to integrate. "We are in an area wWre the whites have not excepted Negroes. It is a matter of economic survival." Dr. Blake, however, had other thoughts. F "I don't know if the trespass law of the state of fences with Europe doubtless got attention from President Kennedy on his recent trip along with his preoccupation with political and nuclear arms pacts. The United States needs in- AMEMCtrs; Oa. (AP)-A state patrolman's 200-yard rifle shot from behind a hedgerow ended a killing spree by a convict whose Independence Day bid for freedom left three persons dead, one wounded and four hostages, thankful they survived. One of the hostages, plucky 14- year-old Richard Male, emptied a pistol at the dying killer after the patrolman's bullet tore through the prisoner's chest as he at- creased exports to fight its loss J tempted to dig of dollars and gold to foreigners. Put the other way around, the United States needs to have European trade ered rather than barriers low- as foxhole and a a toxnoie in a pecan field. Melvin Allen Weaver, 23, a convicted robber from Franklin, Ohio, died holding a gun stick he had been using to dig the foxhole. He left behind him a trail of death and threats of death. It began in a hospital in the quiet town of Marianna in the northwest Florida panhandle. It ended 120 miles away in a pecan grove near this southwest Georgia town with Patrolman Robert Benson's rifle shot. 4 f Korean Veteran expert Army. don't 14 constitutional, but Maryland is I am sure it is not right if it allows property rights to be a constant public affront to the There will Negro community, doubtless be much more of this before the summer is out/ 9 he said. Blake, with the majority of other arrested demonstrators, was released under bond of $103. Some, including at least seven clergymen from the Baltimore area, chose to remain in jail until their hearings. raised, if our exports are to flourish. But the European Common Market is moving toward uniform tariffs against outside goods including American. In some European countries this uniform wall could mean higher tariffs on American products, rather than lower, because at present the levies vary markedly from country to country. President Kennedy and President Antonio Segni of Italy announced their two natioas would work toward greater volume of trade between the two cotintires. Much of the outcome of U.S. attempts to lower trade barriers still depends on the attitude of President Charles de Gaulle of France. On his upcoming visit to Germany, De Gaulle may discuss with, German officials how they reacted during the presidential trip to any American proposals for lowering trade barriers. Along with improving trade re- latioris with Europe, President Kennedy's trip may have had some bearing on building still higher the defenses of this and other Western nations against any speculative runs on their currencies. The United States, prosperous as it is, needs sucl defenses now. The persisting growth of dollar assets held by foreigners puts pressure on the dollar and increases the potential threat on our gold reserves, dwin- 1 Tripped Over the Past dling from time to time as foreign banks turn in their dollars for I MAUMEE, Ohio (AP) gold. European central banks and the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve Board have a pact that so far this vear has held these ii werful and Benson, 28, is a veteran of the Korean War who won an marksman's badge in the 'it was just luck, but I think he ever knew what hit him," he said. "I don't believe the boy killed him. I think this rifle shot did. I didn't even raise up. I just poked it through the bushes and the fence and shot; Thfe boy was standing only a bo It three or four feet away and Weaver had guns all around him. It was just luck that I hit him right." Weaver was sentenced to a life term Tuesday on his guilty plea to robbing a service station operator of $19 and severely beating him with a car generator. Wednesday night, he set fire to a mattress in his jail cell at Marianna. He and three other prisoners were taken to a hospital for r treatment of minor burns. Early Thursday, Deputy Alan Gulvas, 15, to Ricky have gold Ceremony Read in r Fairview After July 1, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Simons, who were married June 28, will reside in Fairview, where he is employed at Fairview Colleries. Mrs. Simons, the former Bessie Young, daughter of Mrs. Mable Cook of Fairview, and Mr. Simons, son of Mrs. Hazel Simons of London Mills, were married at the parsonage as Rev. Dale Wellbaun of Fair*vrew First Congregational Church read the single ring ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Downey served as their attendants. tnis year losses to a minimum despite a rise in the trade deficit. But even this dam couldn't hold forever, if U.S. deficit build the dollar re- F serves abroad ever higher and higher. appears stumbled, literally, over a relic of the War of 1812. He stubbed his toe while playing along the banks of the Maumee River near his home. Looking down he found a half-buried cannonball. The spot is across the river from the site of Fort and Maumee historians READ THE WANT ADS! Meigs, think the shot have been may fired during a siege a century and a half ago. DAHINDA LEGION FISH FRY JULY Sponsored THE AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 1262 2 miles North of Appleton, 114 mile East. On ill weather road. -PUBLIC INVITED- Entertainment For All. FRESH CATFISH $1.25 Adults 75c Children B.F.Goodrich QUINT'S TIRE SERVICE 644 E. MAIN PHONE 343-1141 J New tire with t truck-tire tough 9.70 g IS 9t§ek f/r# off jrwr «r WMUWAUS ONLY SUGMUY HIGHER ! LOW PRICES ON ALL SUES B.F. GOODRICH COMMANDER 220 & 15-month guarantee & Nylon coni construction NO MONEY DOWN WITH YOUR OLD TIRE! FREE MOUNTING! A GUARANTEE YOU CAN TRUST! All B.F.Goodrich Tires are guaranteed against blowouts, cuts* breaks caused by road hazards encountered in normal driving. If 4 tire is so damaged beyond repair, you get full allowance for remaining tread against the purchase of a replacement, at current retail list price. Your B.F.Goodrich dealer has details. MONTH GUARANTEE NYLON Long Mihr 9,7 Q M 16 b/$ck tubitjp* 24-MQNTH GUARANTEE BIG EDGE Si (vert own 4.70 x IS tntt 7.SQ x 14 black tub*f$s$ WHITEWALLS SUGHTLY HIGHER! Pinch, 43, escorted Weaver to the bathroom. The burly prisoner overpowered Pinch, wrested his gun away and shot him in the abdomen. Pinch died. Stiot in Pace Weaver returned to the hospital room where Deputy Aron Creel, 40, guarded the other prisoners. He shot Creel twice in the face and head and took his gun. Creel died. Hubert Mayo of Marianna, visiting his ailing father, heard the gunfire, stepped out of his father's room and was shot in the back of the died. The 200-pound prisoner, a bar­ rel-chested man, crossed the street to a house and at gunpoint forced Mr. and Mrs. Dickie Sangaree and their young daughter to accompany him in their car. Fifty miles to the north, in the vicinity of DonaJsonville and Colquitt, Ga., the fleeing killer released his unharmed hostages. He kept their car. head by Weaver. Mayo Continuing his mad eluded state patrolmen clash, but he two Georgia Bureau of Investigation officers sighted him near Smithville, Ga. They pursued in a wild chase and he fired at them through the car's rear window. "He almost turned over twice," said Lt. W. T. Beauchamp, "When he got to Smithville, he took a city street and made a turn onto the school ground on a dead-end street. "I started to get out with my shotgun. He jumped out of the car and took three boys hostages. He told us if we didn't throw Then Weaver began digging his foxhole to make a stand against the officers. He lay down all his weapons but one while he dug. It was then that Benson fired. "When the policeman shot* it stared me and my hand touched a pistol,** Richard said, picked up the gun and shooting. He had the pistol point* ing at me and I thought he was still alive when I ran." # ^ J Qalesburg Register-Mail GALESBURG, ILL., FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1963 SEC. 2 PAGE? il rift You'll be RIDING HIGH Wl ith a BANK AUTO LOAN rom us of financing will save you money on your over-all deal. IF YOU ARE READY TO BUY, SEE US FOR DETAILS! down our we he would kill the guns boys. He was holding two guns, one of them cocked at one boy's head." Beauchamp said he and Sgt. W. D. Cochran had no choice but to surrender their guns and car. Weaver took young Hale, a small boy of 14, kept a pistol cocked at his head and drove off. Weaver told patrol cars over the car radio: "I'll kill this kid if tries to me! anyooay tries to stop Weaver drove up to a house near here and shot through the locked door. "A baby started crying and he said, 'Open up, lady, or I'll blow the kid's head off/ Still, nobody answered," Richard related. W'eaver then ran into the pecan grove, firing at patrolmen. One bullet struck Cpl. C. H. Bentley, 34, of Americus. Bentley escaped with a scalp wound. 1 PROGRESS ff;\ THROUGH SERVICE iv^kbk 1 • 100 Years of Continuous Business and Family Banking Free Customer Parking at Our Convenient South Prairie Street Location 1UUNOIS MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION SISTERS ^ BOBBY RYDELL OSMOND r - Griant Midway, witla 40 rides and. snows! 13 Big EJxniioit Buildings, Blus of Outdoor Lots of Admission $1: Onildren under 1«4 Free 4 INTERVIEWING SCREWBALL JERRY LEWIS IS A PANIC! fimniiiiiiiiiii • i '

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