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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 9

Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, April 18, 1973
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(ad(csburd ReQistcfMoil. Golesburfl. (It. W^neadov. April 18. Iffl 9 JyALROMtTEAJR. SiPACE CfiMnBR, HOUSTON (UPI) When ih« Skjrlab 1 •ftntiaati fly to their siMce ititiMk next monih, etch will hivi trUfied • toul of i,vgt hour>-M ATOund 'the'Cloek dayi -4orhii>8<Hystn orbit. Scieiice Today Chirlet "Pete" Conrad, a three>ttine tpieeflight veteran, •od rbokio attronauts Joipeh P. Xcrwin and Paul I Weitz hav« p r a c 11 c io d doing everything ^8 Crew GetB Intensive Training for Mission tm pulling teeth to walfdng in ipaee to gel reidy for their reeord4)ri!aking endurance run. The detailod training started nearly two years ago and work days of 12 hours and more have been commonplace for the pilots, their backups, and the other two crews assigned to fly the space station later this year. Conrad, Kerwin and Weitz are scheduled for launch May 15, one day after the huge SlQrlab Is launched iinmknned into a a7(Kmile high orbit. The threa istnmauts plan to ipend 91 days in the lab finding out whether men can live And work in weightless space for long periods. All Essential Tasks Skylab is so l>lg and complicated that the three astronauts haVet specialized on different aspects of the mission although all three know how to perform all the essential tasks. Conrad, who has logged S96 hours 48 minutes in space, has coneohtrated on the flight up to Skylab in a modifled Ap«lh> command ship, tha intrieite rendeivotts and docking maneu* vers, spaeewalk activities and the return to earth in the Apollo. Kerwin, the first physician assigned to an American space crew, speeialiies on the use of Skylab's Sophisticated telescope assembly to examine the sun, on the medical experiments and on the spaeewalk that will be required to change film pack' ages in the solar observatory. WeltK, who has a master's degree in Aeronautical en* gineering, is the SkylSb engi* neerlng systems specialist. He has concentrated on the ship's, airlock module, its docking adapter, the main orbital workshop section and, In addition, he Is Skylab's earth resources experiments expert. Unlike the Apollo moon missions when astronauts apent much of their time training at Cape Kennedy and elsewhere, the Skylab pilots have done nearly all of their training here. Pioatlttg Sabnerged The one big exception has been use of a large water tank at the Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsvllie, Ala., where the astronauts can get the feel of moving in weightlessness by floating submerged around a dummy spacecraft. About one third of the training time has been spent with a widt variety of fipaceersft trainars. By launch, Conrad, Kerwtai and Weltz will have logged MS hours in the simulators. A total of 4M hours of their training has been devoted to the 8f experiments aboard Skylab. The astronauts have received M hours of practical medical emergency training that included pulling teeth, under the guidance of an oral surgeon, at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. WW Will Rededicate Hall Morrill Hall, the College of Applied Sciences Buildbig at Western Illinois University, will be rededicated Arthur L. Knoblauch Hall in a ceremony Saturday at 11:30 a. m. Knoblauch, who now lives just north of Roseville, was WIU president from 195JW8. The building was first occupied in 1964; it was constructed at an approximate cost of $1.7 million. University Will Rededicate Hall in Honor of Knoblauch } MACOMB ~ MorriU the College of Applied Scl( Building at Western Illihois University, witf be rededicated Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in honor of Dr. Arthur L. Knoblauch who was president of WIU from 1958-68. John Bemhard, WIU president, will preside at the ceremony. Dr. John G, Westover, WIU dean of international programs and a friend and former collei^gue of Knoblauch's, will speak "In Perspective." Dr. Franklin P. Gardner, dean of Western's College of Applied Sciences, wiU make a special presentation and Knol>- lauch will respond. A NATIVE of Riga, Mich., Knoblauch received his B.S. degree in 1929 from Michigan State University, M.A. in 1933 from the University of Michigan, and Ed.D. in 1942 from Harvard University, where he was a McGregor Fellow, 193940. Before coming to Western, he was president of Moorhead, Minn., State College, 1955-58; Fulbright Lecturer to Knoblauch • • • • to be Tim Hasten 5ez . . . "IF YOU ARE NOT RIDING ON PLEASE SLOW DOWN" SOUTHSIDE GULF 406 $. Chombert Burma, 1952-53; University of Connecticut professor of education, 1941-55; executive sec- rotary of the (^knuiecticut Edu- cati^ Association, 194041; ^uperhitendent of schools at Cassopolis, Mich^, 1935-39; and teacher and principal at Buchanan, Mich., High School, 1929-35. KNOBLAUCH is still quite active; he teaches during the winter in Arizona and is a meml)er of the Illinois Board of Regents. He and his wife, Muriel, reside just north of Roseville. A member of numerous professional organizations, Knoblauch has written boolcs and iarticles in educational and related fieVls, including "Foundations of Method for Secondary Schools" and "A Decade of Educational Leadership," which he co-authored. Morrill Hall was constructed at an approximate cost of $1.7 million and was first occupied in 1964. North Henderson CluVs Members Choose Officers NORTH HENDERSON Nancy Johnson was elected president of the North Henderson Handy Helpers 4-H Club at the organization's first meeting April 7. Other officers are Susan Taylor,' vice president; Jody Jones, secretary; Sarah Taylor, treasurer; Jolene Brown, reporter, and Donna Jones, song leader.'s next meeting will be May 5 at Nancy Johnson's home. Jody Brown of Alexis, Jack: Johnson and the Nalley family won ribbons after a variety show April 7 at North Henderson United Methodist Church. Rodney A. Williams, who has been a patient at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, recently received a get-well gift from his neighbors — they plowed 210 acres on his farm south of here. It took 21 tractors three hours to do the job. North Henderson and Alexjs vpluntepr firefighters will meet May 3 for a talk by an lilinois Power Co. representative. Rev. C. LaVerne Justice, pastor of Norwood United Presbyterian Church, will speak at Good Friday services April 20 at Alexis United Presbyterian Church. His sermon will be "What Crucified Jesus?" GOP Women Hold Meeting At Burlington OQUAWKA - More than 400 persons attended a luncheon and style show, sponsored by Henderson County Republican Women's Club, at the Pzazz!, Burlington, on April 17. Mrs. Betty Guy was the narrator, as local models showed fashions from Schramm's. Presenting musical selections were Mrs. Dorjs Grigsby, Miss Betty Perry, Miss Karen Lumbeck and Miss Leigh Olson. Miss Mildred Friske, aide to Rep. Thomas Railsback, R- 111., was a guest. Other guests included Mrs. Clifford Latherow, Mrs. A. T. McMaster and Mrs. Clarence Neff. Mrs. Jane Kern outlined plans for the coming year during a brief business meeting. Mrs. Joan White was presented a past president's pin. Miss Carmella Evans and Miss Karen Lumbeck won door prizes which had been donated by area merchants. Modeling fashions were Lori Lindo, Lorella Graham, Adam Kern, Cheryl Evans, Patrick Bigger, Lisa Stevenson, Cindy Taylor, Beth Smith, Charles Neff, Jeff LaFayette, Janet Sa- iben, Sandra Seymour, Betty Perry, Karen Lumbeck, Leigh Olson, Barbara Bailey, Lu Ann Meyer, Betty Quigley, Helen Campbell, Susan Kern and Mable Sanderson. well designed and budget wise 6-yeQr crib By SIMMONS ragularly $55 A handsome six year crib by Simmons with steel sta- blizing bars, adjustabla springs, plastic teething rails and double drop sides. Mediterranean styled with hardwood panel finished in walnut, white or yellow. dtluxt 6-yaar crib mottrttt by SIMMONS Deepsleep mattress with 88 coil inner-spring construction. First quality by Simmons. White with $^ ^ clear vinyl cover. Regularly $21 I / Infante Furniture <— Third Fleer PETERSON high chair regularly $20 A versatile three-in-one chair for baby that converts from youth chair to utility stool. Folds away for storage or travel. Choice of three lovely patterns. Makes a perfect gift. Infants Furniture Third Floor folding ployptn regularly $30 *23 Siurdy chrome plated steel frame, with a multi-color foam pad, white netting and a vinyl plastic skirting to prevent drafts on baby. Large 40"x40" size. Infants Furtniture — Third Floor PETERSON.ttroller regularly $32 JL^ Fine quality features by Peterson in thii cape cod designed stroller with see- through weather shield, safety belt, market basket, swivel wheels and for baby's sleeping and riding comfort a 4- position seat-reclining back. Infants Furniture — Third Floor dressing toble 20" » ragularly $42 A handsome table by Hedstrom with new molded top, reversible vinyl pad and cover, handy, utility tray, 4-drawer$, chrome towel bar and safety straps. Chrome tubular steel legs. White, walnut or yellow. Infants Furniture —• Third Floor Six Year Crib Sheets 98c A large assortment of fitted 100% Cotton pre-shrunk crib sheets in pretty prints or solids. Reg. $1.49. Curifry Guoze Diapers 2 dos. for «5.50 Highly absorbent guaze diapers that dry faster and feeling softer. 2r 'x40" size. Easy to fold. Reg. $4. Bwmper Pads 20% off All-round protection bumper pads with wipe cleao Urethene foam rubber cover. Solids or prints. Reg. $5.50 to $7.50. Jomakins Sleepers »3.49 80% Cotton and 20% Stretch Nylon terry jamakins in a variety of colors. All flame retardent. Sizes medium and large. Reg. $6. Dioper Polls ^2 Heavy duty polythrene plastic pails with metal handle for aesy carrying. 16 quart capacity. Has built-in lid deodorizer. White, gold, avocado. Infants Furniture Thiid Floor SNOOZER car seof regularly $24 Peterson Recliner Safe-T-Seat with contour bac kand headrest, shoulder and lap safety belts. Fits in front or back seat. Reclines with button action. Black. Infants Furniture — Third Floor

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