Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 9, 1963 · Page 3
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 3

Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 9, 1963
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1 i* WT1 • "'fit SOUTH AMERICAN SEXTET-Unhampcrcd by a lack of rehear. Mia, these APS students from South America pat on an effective •how for their Galesburg hosts, Monday. A responsive audience, which filled the Lake Storey Lions Shelter, was* rewarded with an encore of the Latins' latest export to the United States—the Bossa Nova. The 37 students from all continents are on a 3-day visit in Galesburg. They are part of more than 2,501 AFS students who spent their senior year at American high schools and are returning home this month. Prairie Picnic Has Global Aspect By JOHN ZAKAMAN Some Galesburg residents have hit. on a simple and effective way to put America's ttest foot forward. They have done so by inviting exchange students from 24 countries to spertd three days with local families. The 37 students, who spent their senior years at high schools in New England, are touring the Midwest under American Field Service auspices before returning home. In Galesburg they . were met a cavalcade of hosts who volunteered :to become the youngsters "American parents" during their stay here. "We rolled out the carpet for them," said Mrs., John Black, chairman of the local chapter of the American Field Service. The AFS students, in return, trod thankfully on this "rug", and promised to spread 'the word around on five continents . about- prairie hospitality. KNOX COUNTY FAIR JULY 29 - AUG. 3 For Information CALL 289-9215 "This is one of the highlights of their trip as they were really feeling at home, much more so. than in a New York community they visited a few days ago," said one of the two coed chaperones accompanying the teenagers. Despite a long bus trip from Massachusetts, they were full of pep after a few hours' sleep. Monday morning their schedule called for a visit to Knox College, a tour of the county courthouse, Galesburg State Research Hospital, downtown Galesburg and a picnic. None backed out except for a chaperpne, who couldn't make it to the picnic due/to a slight cold. International Pavilion ' For a few hours last night, the Lions shelter at Lake Storey was transformed into an international pavilion. .The food, potluck style,, had a cosmopolitan taste, and the program which followed was exotic. In an attempt to bring out the most famous in songs and dances of their respective countries, the students put on a talent show, using picnic tables and a mowed lawn as stages. A Scandinavian group demonstrated a northern European "bunnyhop" while Alpine delegates premiered a "Yodeling Along' With Us" program. A Greek boy intoned "Never on Sunday" followed by the appearance of a pretty Bermuda clad Japanese girl who chanted, America's latest musical import — "Sukiyaki." Dressed in a colorful Sari, a Pakistani danced an Asian saraband. In the Groove There was "Tulips in Amsterdam" sung by a girl from Amsterdam and "Besame Mucho," hummed by a South American group with guitar accompaniment by a German student. An enthusiastic audience joined in a thunderous clap which provided the "beat" for "Tie Me Kangaroo Down," sung by an Australian who tried his best to "harmonize \ is now associated with Arcade Barber Shop Weinberg Arcade Corner Simmons and Prairie St, Clean • Air Conditioned • Union Shop Judge Schedules Hearing on Kerner's Veto SPRINGFIELD (UPI) - A Springfield judge has set a hearing for next Tuesday on a suit against Gov. Otto Kerner's veto of a measure which reapportions the House of Representatives. Sangamon County Circuit Judge DeWitt Crow announced the hearing date Monday. Rep. Gale Wil liams, R-Murphysboro, filed the suit last Friday, asking the court to rule the veto unconstitutional and to prevent Kerner from nam ing a bi-partisan commission to draw up a new House map. The reapportionment plan was supported entirely by Republicans in the legislature. It was vetoed by Kerner, a Democrat, on alleged grounds it was inequitable. The whole matter is expected to wind up in the Illinois Supreme Court. with a guitar and an unrehearsed chorus. Friends and Neighbors Impressed by the venture's success so far, the local AFS is already making plans for next year's* bus group. In addition, it has sponsored Carol Wicks "of Galesburg for a 3 -month trip to Denmark this summer and wiJl host the local high school's third exchange student in fall. Asked why they spent so much time in preparing to entertain people they have never met and will likely not meet again, one AFS worker commented diplomatically, "They are our neighbors; let's make them friends also." FAIR EXCHANGE—Eager to give and take In frank discussions about their experiences while in the United States, three high school exchange students chat with Mrs. John Black (right), president of the local American Field Service. The students are (left to right) Gunnel Trobeck of Stockholm,. Sweden, who attended Ilingham High School, Hingham, Mass., Michael Barth of Ncumucnstcr, Germany, an alumnus of Lincoln Iowa Newsmen j Visit Alpha Family Home ALPHA — Dean Fischer and James Flansburg of Des Moines, Iowa spent the weekend here with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Fischer. Fischer is employed at the Des Moines Register, and Flansburg with the Tribune there. They', left Sunday for Monticello to attend a seminar of the American Political Science Association at the Allerton Park.for a week, They were awarded the trip for articles submitted to this association. , Fischer is a former Galesburg Register-Mail reporter. GalesbufoRealatgf-Mall. Gotesbtira. Ilf. Tutsdav. JutV 9'- 19tS 9.. Kerner Signs PinballBan Into Law SPRINGFIELD (Uf»I) - OoV. Otto Kerner today signed Into la# a bill to outlaw "gambling-type" pinball machines in Illinois. The bill, which in tlie past Had been a major source of edfltro* versy, passed with little opposition during the recently concluded session. It is aimed at the type of pinball machine which allows players to hike the odds Of rutl up huge totals of "games won," allowing them to trade then? games for cash or other prizes. Rep. Albert Hachmeister, R- Chicago, who had originally sponsored the legislation, claimed that criminal interests had taken $20 million a year from Illinois with the machines, often "by winning the lunch money of the school children." Much of the controversy surrounding the bill was not present this year because the bill allowed continued manufacture of the machines in this state for shipment to states that allow their use. Opponents previously had contended that the bill was pushed by one pinball manufacturer at the expense of a second. Academy in Maine and Valerie Dovey, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, who was graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School in Maine. The three, along With 40 other ASF students, are on a bus tour of the Midwest on their way home. They arc being entertained in Galesburg by the local AFS chapter. (Register-Mail photo by Phil Turncy.) Knights Install New Officers Thomas Meyer of 401 W. First St., employed at Alton Box Board Co., was installed Monday night as grand knight of Galesburg Council 556, Knights of Columbus. Meyer, who served the past year as deputy grand knight, succeeded Ernest Parrish, who was installed as trustee for three years. Other officers chosen in the June 10 election and installed during the Monday night meeting included Kfenneth Unger, deputy grand knight; D. Paul Nolan, chancellor; William Leahy, recorder; Edward England, warden; John Poplett, treasurer; John J. Blake, advocate; John Dredge, inner guard and Ray Shane, outer guard. Continuing in office through previous appointment by the supreme council of the order was Crescent Hambsch, financial secretary. Holdover trustees are Warren Riley and William Poplett. Appointment of the council chaplain and lecturer will be announced later by the new grand knight. George Kauzlarich of Canton, district deputy, was the installing officer and was assisted by Robert A. Hallberg as installing warden. Meyer announced the appointment of George Edward Phillips Thomas Meyer as general program chairman.] Other committee appointments are to be made later. The annual family picnic will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, at Lions Two Farmers Get CCC Loans Totaling $95,389 Two farms in this area received loans totaling $95,389 in 1961 according to records of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for loans of $25,000 or over from the Commodity Credit Corp. George I. Inness of Galesburg pledged 23,926 bushels of corn for $28,950 and the Rocky Ford Farm of Pekin pledged 54,459 bushels against $66,439. Largest loan in Illinois was a $108,783 loan made to Martin Implement Co. of Roanoke. The firm pledged 87,192 bushels of corn. The figures came from a recent tabulation of loans amounting to $25,000 or over. Some individuals or firms could have obtained more .than $25,000 by obtaining several loans on the same or .different commodities, each for less than $25,000.. Figures for the 1962 crop will not be available until sometime August, according, to .CCC in spokesmen. The records show none of the 1961 loans have been repaid. Shelter No. 2 at Lake Storey Park, it was announced Monday night.' THE BIG QUESTION ON HEALTH INSURANCE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS: IS IT AVAILABLE? YES!/ Mutual rom OF OMAHA < Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co, Call me for full information on the variety of plans for people 65 and over; offered by Mutual of Omaha, the company that insures more than 1 million 200 thousand senior citizens. 3.1. THOMAS, MGR. . 309 BOND1 BLDG. PH. 343-8583 Have You Heard That Mrs. Norvelle Stevens and Mr. and Mrs. C. S.' Crowder have returned to their home in El Paso, Tex., after attending funeral services for their uncle, James F. Weaver. Can you earn a living with this machine? Of course not—not often, anyway. So what do you 4flo for bill»paying income when, sickness or accident takes you off the job? Your Country Life agent has the answer: Dis* ability income insurance—regular'raonthly payments to help cover ordinary expenses and relieve you of wheelchair worry until you're on your feet again, You'll want to ask bun about the other important parts of Country Life's comprehensive health insurance program, too. He'll show you how to meet normal hospital-medical'surgical bills—-or a costly ©nce-in*a-lifetime .medical catastrophe. Make it a habit to check all your insurance needs with your friendly Country Life agent. He's an, expert in helping you plan sound, low»cost protection far many purposes, Country Life INSURANCE COMPANY^ Oil* Nelson George Hatch John Sloan lou Carnage W OF THE COUNTRY C0MPANIU 95 NO. SEMINARY ST. •H. 34*3161 - OAtESBURO Donald ftimtll Connie Andersen Wayne Leinbach Americas "professional buyers" agree... m. l * { * r fifth GflingThinfl 1 The men who buy cars for business fleet* are professionals with a sharp eye for value. That's why so many of them specify Oldsmobile. In fact, latest available registrations show Oldsmobile fleet sales up more than 40%! Reason: Oldsmobile'a reputation for exceptional "built-in" reliability. Reason: Oldsmobile'a Rocket performance and economy—a Dynamic 88 topped its field in this year's Mobil Economy Run. Reason: Oldsmobile's traditionally high resale value—one of the highest in the industry. Come to think of it, aren't these' the attributes you want in your next new car? SALES-R-POPPIN' AT YOUR LOCAL AUTHORIZED OLDSMOBILE QUALITY DEALER'S I STOP IN NOWI--—~-^ CROWN MOTORS, INC., 120 N. CHAMBERS $T. » TUNE IN "VARIETY GARDENS"—NEW MUSICAL SHOW STARRING KEEFf •RASSElLf—TUESDAY NiGHT$wCtS*1VI """M***

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