Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on April 18, 1973 · Page 7
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 7

Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, April 18, 1973
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f,--l t ; -f-- ,-. . ... ...... ,.. , .,. , <- ;,. ..V, -ji^.' School District Approves Junior College Annexation (ji^\f9^rQ ReQister-Moil« (jolcsbufg, 11(. Wedne$dqy. Apri 118, 1973 BUSHNfiLL ^ $}»\m\h Prairie City 6et|Oor DlitiKit 170'$ Jhvi of Eduditlw vot- «d MpfHIjiy nlfht to tnnoiK to Carl Sifidmirg Junior Coltego Diitrict 811. Membtn approvod t re«h lution requesting tht lUinoia State Junior College Board to annex that portion of District 170 not now in a Junior college district. Denton White, superintends ent of schools, noted that some potential legal prohlems were cleared up and this helped pave the way to the board's decision. Earlier this month th board voted f -3 not to ac^ cept a citizen advisory council's reconunendation to join the Junior college district until mert Information became available cenqeming the Bar- dolph*Mi4eml»>Adidr school mernr MI for July i. At thet time B«pC officials said they enticipeted that some reeideiits in the Bardolph ichooi system might K tition to Join the Bushneil- airie City district. White pointed out that some legal problems could arise if the board voted to annex to Carl Sandburg, then Bardolph residents petitioned to join the Bushnell district. AT MONDAY night's meeting the board learned that the district could proceed with an- nejcation and if new territory is added then the annexation resolution could be amended. A puhlio hearing could be called as part of the annexation process. If a number of persons opposed annexation, a referendum pfoba^ly would be held. Sandburg 's board must also approve the plan. In other businesi Che board took under ttudy a petition aigned by 72 oitizena requesting the board to recQn8i<)er its i^an to remove one filth grade stitian next year at Prairie City. At its last meeting, the board voted to reduce the number at rooms from four to three because of reduced enrollment and anticipation ol less funds. All filth grade pupils attend school at Prairie City. DAN PENDARVIS, Prairie City Township and Kemieth Vandl, Bui ^ell Townatup, were declared elected to the board after canvass of Satr urday's dectioh resists. Pen- darvis received \U volet Vancil lit, totajf for each candidate remained the same jn the uncontested dection. David Ogle, Lee Tfltwwhip, and Mrs. Barbara Iperry, Bushnell, were elected president and secretary resp«!tive- iy- In other action the board established the third Monday night of the month as the regular meeting date with the first Monday design#ted as a second meeting date il required; appointed the law firm of Brown and Hunt, Bushnell, to repTfsent the board; authorized participation in those federal programs whldi wQUld iMnefit the aqluotA 9ya/im, ind en^loyed Darild Hayens. « 1966 graduate of B^, to teach science at thu Ngh BUSHNELL MRS. JAV CLEMENS COBRmPONDENT H«me AMrew: NO V. Hurtt St. PhMc T7!l-9240 67 Per Cent Vote Bushnell Officials Returned to Office school nest yeer. Havens is now teaching in the VIT eehool system. He ia • yred- uate of Western Illinois University, Maeomb. Ronald McOrew and Mrs. Sperry and CNga were appointed to serve on the board's negotiation committee in bargaining talks with the Bushnell Teachers Association. Next regular meeting of the board will be May 7 at 8 p.m. Twenty-nine members attended the meeting of the B&PW Club Monday night at th« Bushnell United Methodist Church. Arthur Peyton, manager of the McDonough Power Cooperative, presented § program which included slides GalvaMayor Eyes Lower Taxes QALVA — Residents may be able to look forward to lower taxes in the future, accord? ing to Mayor J«mes B, Young's report to the Galva City Council Tuesday night. Young told the council that revenue sharing funds for the first quarter of 19^ totaled |7,531. He said if the funds continue to pome in on that basis, the city should realize some I4.Q0O more this yisar than last. *'We «re going to be Able to FALSE TEETH make cipltal improvements without the tax which was previously levied for major e](penditure9," Yoifflg explained. ''The tiffpayers will bentrfit in the Icuhg run/' The mayor said some $53,000 is on hand and uncommitted in the general fund. ; COUNaL MEMBERS were also told the city received 14,381 in a personal property tax return, which hieluded $103 earned in interest while the money was held in escrow. Young suggested that the council study an increase In pay for couneilmen from $10 to $15 9 meeting and in in<crease for the office of mayor. Action may be taken on the suggestion at the next meeting, but increases would affect only those persons whose terms biegin Msiy l< "THf SUNSHINE SHOP" tri§§i .a happy fashion A Happy FiiHItn • » • Yeu'H know what that meins if you're a Tri|$i Cuetefner • • - Veu'll find it cut when yoM become one, Right now you'll find Fleck's Trissi Selection at' its bftt for Spring intg Si^nnmer, Plenty of psnti ^nd sle ^velfsi, «hert sleeve and lonfi f leave topi QilQrt• Wear a Hepiiy faihlen fwm Fleck's. , SLACKS $12 UP SHORTS $9 TOPS $14 UP MRS. iSUSAN HEPNER CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Thh-d St. Phone 932 2725 Holdover members who would not receive the increase are Young, J. W. Clevenger and John Eshelman. Russell Kelly, Vernon Arie, Howard Graht and Findlay Jones, newly-elected councilmen, would receive an increase if approved. Minuter to Meet With Alphfi Unit ALPHA ^ Rev. Audley Bruce will meet with members of the Alpha Baptist Church pulpit conunittee April 23 at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. belite Baird was taken l»y amfevlanoe to Moline Publio Hospitil on April 14. Richard McNeil returned home April II after being di|< missed tfQva University Hospital, lowi City, Alpha Junior Girl Scout Troop 79 collected more than a ton of paper April 14. The group's next paper drive i^ set for May 12. Mrs. George Mitbews, Haw. thorne. Opllf., arrived April 14 for a stay with her brother-in- l8w and sister. Mr. mi Mrs. William Neisop. Young explained that his proposal was prompted by the possibility that an increase would attract more candidates for the post of mayor and councilmen. The mayor presr ently receives $600 a year, and members of the council receive $10 a meeting. Young said city operation has become bigger business during his 17 years in office. "It's a big business, and its cost to the tai^payer is very little. I'm not making any reconunendation, but now is the time to think about an increase." Young said. Third Ward Aid. Findlay Jones suggested in<erease to $i ,800ayiirf9r tiloffleeof The council agreed to study the proposal until the next meeting. The total hudget and other proppeed inoreeses will also be given attention prior to that meeting. The council approved a policy providing increased insurance proteetion for members of the Galva Firp Pepart- ment, The old policy, which expires today, provided $75 a week for disability and $5,000 Ufe in­ surance. The new poHcy will provide for $100 a week for disability and $10,000 life insurance. The new policy will cost $508 as opposed to the old cost of $358. If the city opts to drop the medical and hospitalization clause, cost would be lowered to $444. William Quinney, chief, and Dick Ray, president, represented firemen at the meeting. ANNUAL SPRING cleanup days were set for May 8^11. City trucks will pick up all rubbish ex(;ept for construction materials. North side pick'-up will be May 8 -9, and south side pick-up will be May 101|. Approval was given for the mayor to fill out an engin^r- Ing questionnaure pertaining to newly-purchased land for the northeast sewage plant expan^ siori. The city recently purchased land from Mrs. Esther Faber for expansion purposep. 'Fhe Galva Public Library will close Thursday at 5 p.m- and remain closed all day Good Friday. The library will observe usual hours on Saturday. The second grade Bluebird troop will hike to Bishop Hill Monday afternoon. Each girl is to bring a liquid detergent bottle for a future craft project. Leaders of the troop are Mrs. James Stevens and Mrs. Byron Robertson. taken in Costa Rica, Peru, the Andes Mountains, the Republic of Philippines, India, Turkey, Egypt, Rabat, Nicaragua and Sierra Leone during a rural electrification survey. Mrs. Alan Payne gave her interpretation of "Challenge of Maturity," a young career woman essay she composed. Mrs. Maureen Walters, nominating committee chairman, presented the following slate of officers for the coming year: Mrs. Marion Creek, president; Mrs. Hildred Thompson, first vice president; Mrs. Gerald Borders, second vice president; Mrs. Kenneth Knott, recording secretary; Mrs. Dale Ferris, corresponding secretaryi and Mrs. Jack Ol^on, treasurer. The slate was approved by the club. The new officers will be installed at the June meeting- Mrs. Olson, Mrs. Borders and Miss Gertrude MaUon were appointed to the audit-, ing conmiittee. Club officials announced that the state convention will be held April 2629 at Peoria. Next regular meeting will be May 21. Members of the Rotary and Lions clubs met Monday night at the Bushnell Recreation Center. Plans were made for the notary's annual fishing derby, which will be held April 20 at 4 p.m. at Lake WUdwood Haven. Dr. Roger Morrow, f;>rmer head of Western Illinois University's physics department, showed slides and cussed h|s world tour during the summer of 1970. BUSHNELL -- Mayor Harold Fitch and other Citizens' Party candidates were returned to office Tuesday in Bushnell's city election. About 67 per cent of the city's registered voters went to the polls. Fitch, 597 N. Dean St., won easily over Willard Markham, 728 N. Sperrv St., a Republican and Howard Mathewson, 375 S. Front St., a Democrat, who is the city's present Third Ward alderman. Fitch received 762 votes to 410 for Markham and 221 for Mathewson. Mrs. Margaret Davis, incumbent city clerk, ran unopposed and received 802 votes. She Hves at 175 W. Hail St. In a close race Vincent Mullinax, 345 Hess St., won another term as treasurer by defeating Mrs. Dorothy Farrar, 467 E. Banes St., a Republican, 69G-610. WilUam Chaffee, 822 N. Crafford St., incumbent First Ward alderman, defeated Mrs. Mary Lou Bartlett, 824 E. Main St., a Republican and Howard Zook, 840 N. Sperry St., a Btflflocfat, Chaffee re. ceived 170 votes; Mrs. Bert* lett, 118 and Kook, 88. Jack promisson. 380 E. Hurst St., was reflected to the Second Ward seat, He de^ feated James Cox, 16 Lakeview Dr., a Republican, 191114. Luther Klinedinst, 497 Walnut St., Third Ward alderman who was unopposed, received 188 votes. In the closest aldermanic race, George Bucher, 1093 N. Washington Bvld., defeated Robert Huffman, 926 N. Dean St., a Republican for the Fourth Ward seat. Bucher received 206 votes to 193 for Huffman. Mrs. Davis reported that about 1,410 people voted in the election. According to March registration figures at tiie McDonough County clerk's office, there are 2,083 registered voters in Bushnell. This means that about 67 per cent of the city's registered voters cast ballots in the election. Results are canvass. unofficial until the dis- stop hopping around no longer needed but useful items . . . pl^ace a classified ad! NOON DAY HOLY WEEK WORSHIP Thuri., April 19, 12i05-12:30 Preaching Father J. E. Lohan, Immaculate Heart of AAary MUSIC Churchill Junior High Choir prgan Recital — 11:35.12:05 Mrs. C. E. V§n Nqrmen, First Lutheran Church Rotary Club and Business and Professional Women attending WGIL Broadcast 1:05-1:30 Trinity Lutheran Church KELIOGG and FERRIS PAY YOUR BILLS WITH US Save stamps and shoe leather *T9l0phone bills *P9raonal property tax ^Raaleafate taxes *8oelal Security Wwal Withholding 1, J Ebrst Niatioiial No color is having a stronger showing on the Spring shoesceoB than WHITE, in all its dazzling BlilGHT. nessi A. Open-toe sling in White, Red, Blue, Brevvn or Black crush, $15. B. Simply strapped in White, Blue or Mauve Pink leather upper $16, C, Patent shines on in White, Bgne, Blue, Blaeic or Rtd ypptrs. tU. connie* SHOP OT.'s 10 TO 9 MONDAY & FRIDAY OTHER DAYS 10 TO 5

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