MONMOUTH - Attending the President's White House Conference on civil rights Tuesday, were two women who are on the Monmouth College campus for the annual North Central Area Leadership school for United Presbyterian women being held this week. Mrs. Donald Zimmerman of LaGrange, national president of the United Presbyterian Women and Miss Emily Gibbes, Philadelphia, headquarters secretary for the Board of Christian Education and contract secretary for UPW, were invited July 1, to attend the conference Tuesday. They left the Galesburg airport Monday afternoon and were in Washington to attend the conference at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Zimmerman said a group of leaders of women's organizations throughout the country had been invited to discuss those aspects of the natron's civil rights problems in which women and women's organizations can play a vital role. Mrs. Zimmerman and Miss Gibbes said the conference was held in the East Room of the White House and was attended by between 250 and 300 women. Hear Officials The inter-faith group of women heard President Kennedy speak on the problem and also speaking were Vice President Lyndon Johnson and Attorney General Robert Kennedy. Following these speeches the President called for an open session of questions, answers and suggestions. Representatives were heard from the Amvets organization, American Federation of Labor, members of city councils, organizations of Negro women and many other civic groups. Mrs. Mildred McAfee Horton was named chairman of the continuing committee, soliciting the help of women on the current problem. Following the conference the women met informally with the President in the White House gardens. Mrs. Zimmerman and Miss Gibbes left Washington shortly after the conference ended at 6 p.m. and returned to Monmouth Tuesday evening to continue with the leadership school here. Booth stated they were thrilled with the opportunity to be invited to the conference and Friday evening they will give their impressions of the meeting at the final evening session of the leadership school. MONMOUTH MM. HMMMtt 10 Gotesbufd Reetf.$ter*MO .HfL ^JesbuM» Mi. Thursday, July 11, 1963 Presbyterian Women to Hear About U.S. Conference Leadership School Ends Friday Night Ml N H II CdmipMtttiM (Mlditi MMTII FOR MISSED COPIES PHONE 734*4121 Before 6:30 PLAN REPORT—Shown left to right arc Miss Emily Gibbes of Philadelphia and Mrs. Donald Zimmerman of LaGrange discussing the President's White House Conference on civil rights they attended Tuesday in Washington. The two women arc on the Monmouth College campus attending the 1963 Area Leadership School of the United Presbyterian Church, and will give a report Friday on the Washington event. MONMOUTH HOSPITAL Admitted Tuesday — Mrs. El mer Powell, Roseville; Master William Bogener, Mrs. Esther Coffman, Monmouth and Miss June Larkins, Oquawka. Admitted Wednesday — Everett Grover, Kirkwood; Mrs. Nancy Graham and Joseph Young, Mon mouth. Dismissed Wednesday — Mrs, Felix McVey, Rollie Anderson, Roseville; Fred Burrus, Biggs^ ville; Mrs. Paul Carson, Gerlaw, and Edward Bullwinkle, Mon mouth. Hospital Rips Up Plumbing to Locate Radium JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two ceilings and some plumbing were ripped out at St. Luke's Hospital during recovery of a $7,000 radium capsule which accidentally was flushed clown a toilet Wednesday. A Geiger counter was used to pinpoint the radium capsule in the hospital's plumbing system. Car Noise Nets Two Arrests MONMOUTH — Noisy mufflers resulted in the arrests of two motorists Wednesday night. At 11:07 Ralph E. Carnes, 22, of 1423 S. E St. was ticketed on the charge, and at 11:15 p. m. Ronald A. Boggs, 19, of 306 S. Fifth St. was arrested. Both men are scheduled for hearings in police magistrate court later today. Fined Charles E. McGeehan, 19, of Kirkwood, ' who was arrested Tuesday night for squealing tires, was fined $10 in police magistrate court Wednesday. Unemployment Claims Increase By 5 Per Cent CHICAGO (UPD — Robert R. Donnelly, Illinois labor director, said Wednesday unemployment insurance claims rose more than 5 per cent last week. He said the 79,617 claimants for regular benefits showed a 5.1 per cent increase above the 75,729 reported a week earlier and 4.1 per cent more than the 76,453 in the same week a year ago. Donnelly said that a considerable number of vacation layoffs involved workers not entitled to vacation pay while the plants closed down. Former U.S. Steel President Is Speaker MONMOUTH - Clifford F. Hood, who retired in HMH as president of United States Steel Corp., gave a public lecture on "The Path to Truih" today at Monmouth College. Mr. Hood, a native of Warren County, lectured in connection with the Coe Foundation's American Studies program on the campus. Thirty grade school and high school teachers of social sciences and civics are enrolled in the' course under full-expense fellowship grants. The 2 p.m. lecture in the main dining hall of the college student center was open to the public. The retired corporation executive began his career as a sales engineer and. six years after his return irom military service in World War I, became assistant superintendent of a Worcester. Mass., plant for a U. S. Steel subsidiary. In 1938 he was elected president of American S.eel and Wire Co. and in 1950 he was elected president of the former Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp. He became president of U. S. Steel in 1953. Mr. Hood, named "man of the year" by the U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1958, received the Horatio Alger award from the American Schools and Colleges Association in 1954. He was the commencement speaker at Monmouth College in 1954. His childhood was spent at Cameron, from where he attended high school in Galesburg. Minimum amount with which a U.S. postal savings account may be opened and bear interest is one dollar. Youth Refused Probation in Theft; Divorce Plaintiff Awarded Poodle MONMOUTH—Gary Dean Johnson, 17, of 1126 S Second St, who was arrseted in May for the theft of Everett Birdsell's car appeared in Warren County Circuit Court Wednesday before Judge Burton A. Roeth of Canton. Johnson had previously asked for probation but his request was denied and yesterday the case was turned back to the Illinois Youth Commission. Clinton Shamblin, 58, of St. Augustine who was arrested for forging a check April 10, also appeared in court Wednesday. On June 12, Shamblin had asked for pro bation'and yesterday he was admitted to probation for one year by Judge Roeth after a favorable report was made by Lloyd Herbener, probation officer. Three divorces were granted by Judge Roeth yesterday. LeRoy V. Gibson was granted a divorce on grounds of desertion from Ruth Maxine Gibson. The couple was married April 25, 1944, and five children were born to the union. The plaintiff was granted custody of the four minor children, with the defendant to have visitation rights. Dog Goes to Wife Phyllis J. Schlatter was granted a divorce from Max W. Schlatter on grounds of extreme and repeated cruelty. The couple was married July 6, 1947, and had no children. The plaintiff was awarded their poodle dog, a car and $300 a month alimony until such time as she remarries. Tony Vallate, by May Stevens, his mother, was granted a divorce from Mary Rita Vallato on grounds of desertion. The couple was married in December 1961 at Homerville, Gal., and had no children. The defendant waived alimony. This Sow Has Problem, But There's a Cure MUfCMlNSON, Kan, (UPD ~ Farmer Robert L. frank feared today he has a sow with a psychological, problem that may have started in infancy when its own mother stepped on it. Mrs. Frank took the injured piglet into the home, fed it whisky and aspirin, and nursed it back to health. The pig grew into a normal looking 350-pound sow and— as sows often do — became a mother. But, unlike a good mother, she killed her first nine pigs as soon as they were born. The Franks were disturbed, but decided to give the Hampshire-Yorkshire another chance. The second births occurred Saturday. The traumatic sow killed the first pig, but the Franks quickly grabbed the next nine when they Were born. A half-sister of the mother sow, who had just weaned her own litter, adopted the hungry little pigs. The Franks plan to send the sow to a place that would end her psychological problems. It's called a packing house. Angus Cattle Field Day Held at Avon DEMONSTRATION MODEL — Bo Bradley exhibits a registered Angus out of the herd owned by her father, T. A. Bradley, during the field day held Wednesday near Avon for members of the Illinois Junior Angus Association. FIELD DAY SPONSORS—Shown above are officers of the Illinois Junior Angus Association and the American Angus Association, which jointly sponsored the field day Wednesday near Avon. They are (I. to r.) Thad Kuhfuss of Mackinaw, vice president of the IJAA; Dean Stevens of Wapella, secretary-treasurer, IJAA; Howard Lemons of Congerville, president, IJAA; Loren Schlif of El Paso, adult adviser; Dean Hurlbut of St. Joseph, Mo., national director of junior activities for the AAA; Robert Potts of Wil- linnisfield, executive director, IJAA. AVON — Approximately 150 persons attended the championship field day Wednesday near Avon, one of four in the state sponsored by the Illinois Junior Angus Association. Held at the T. A. Bradley farm, field day events included a showing of championship cattle, a judging contest and a showing and grooming demonstration. The judging contest was restricted to persons under 21, maximum age for members in the junior association. Kay Moody of Dalton City received first place in the unique contest of matching four yearling heifers to four aged cows. She skillfully selected the correct pairs, a task that taxed many old-timers. Second place went to Edgar Hanna of Little York, third place to Anita Gibb of Piper City, fourth to Darrel Shike of Alexis, and fifth was a tie between Sara Hanna of Little York and Kathy Hamilton of Good Hope. Cash prizes went to the first three winners. Danvers Demonstrates A grooming and showmanship demonstration was given by Howard Lemons of Danvers, president of the IJAA, and a. parade from the show string gave members a preview of the Angus cattle to be exhibited at many major shows this year. Most were from the imported straight Scottish- bred bull, Philander of Tofts. Present at Wednesday's field day were the "Ebonettes," four lovely young women who assist in presenting ribbons and trophies at Angus shows events. The Ebonettes, all members of the IJAA, are Miss Moody, Miss Gibb, Kathy Kelley of Princeville, and Margie Thornton of Wilmington. Miss Thornton could not be present. Other association officers present included Thad Kuhfuss of Mackinaw, vice president; Dean Stevens of Wapella, secretary- treasurer; and Robert Potts of Williamsfield, executive director. Loren Schlif of El Paso, association adviser, was also present. Officials Speak Talks were given by Dale Baird, field man in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan for the American Angus Association, which sponsors the Illinois junior group; and Dean Hurlbut of St. Joseph, Mo., director of junior activities for the AAA. J. C. McLean, who was the official judge in the judging contest, also gave a talk on selection of foundation breeding cattle for establishing and maintaining a purebred registered herd. Other field days are being held at Frankfort, Creston and Car lock. Bradley's farm was chosen because he exhibited the grand champion bull at the 1963 Illinois Angus Futurity last January. Eugene Fossett of Biggsviile, president of the Illinois association, was also present, as were breeders and association officers from Knox, Warren, Fulton, McDonough and Adams counties. The IJAA has the highest enrollment of any state in the nation, with 132. Second best is Missouri, with 90. JUDGING CONTEST NEAR AVON—Members of the Illinois Junior Angus Association await the official judges decision, above, to see if their selections match his. The contest had three divisions, judging the proper order selection of heifers, then the aged cows, and then trying to match the heifers with the cows. Kay Moody of Dalton City won by choosing the correct pairs. (Galesburg Register-Mail photos by Dale Humphrey.) Right Place MIAMI (AP) — A mother-to-be sparrow picked an appropriate location for the nest she built under Mrs. Mildred Lewis of Roseville, who begins her first year as a house director-, at the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind. in September, has returned from a course of training at the University of Illinois, Urbana. Mrs. Lewis, who has been em ployed at the Axline Drug Co., for some time, was on the Urbana campus for two weeks. Classes for house directors were held each day, after which many different types of entertainment was planned for the ^students. There were house directors from many states also enrolled in the same courses, Mrs. Lewis stated. During the remainder of the summer Mrs. Lewis expects to spend time visiting her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Topping, and their family, of Waterloo, Iowa. Miss Kathryn Adkisson of Washington, D.C., presently visiting friends and relatives in this area, was guest of honor at a breakfast in the home of Mrs. R. G. Marks, Tuesday morning, July 9. ' Guests were close school friends of Miss Adkisson and included Mrs. Howard Manuel, Mrs. Erwine Sovereign, Mrs. Lester Adkisson; also Mrs. Lloyd Adkisson. Miss Adkisson will remain in this vicinity until July 15, when she expects to visit friends in other parts of Illinois, prior to her return to Washington. Roseville Briefs Several women from the Roseville Christian Church helped in preparing the meals for the campers at the church camp, lo cated near Tennessee, on July 3 Those assisting in this project in eluded Anna Mary Ruble, Evelyn Rodgers, Nancy Gossettj, Lois Beard, Betty DeCounter and Harriet Huston. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bultemeier returned home Sunday from a vacation which they spent in the Ozark Mountains. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Singleton have moved to Rock Falls, 111., where Singleton has accepted a position as maintenance man in the Rock Falls schools. Mrs. Fanny Shepherd will en tertain members of the Coffee Club on July 12, at 1:15 p.m. at the National Cafe. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Groves and daughter, Chris, have moved into the Romine residence on West Gossett Street. Mrs. W. A. Lee is moving a small house into Roseville this week from her farm in Ellison township. Mrs. Lee expects to locate the house on the lot formerly occupied by the residence of the late Doneta Simmons, which was destroyed by fire several years ago. Mrs. Lee is remodeling the house, into a modern home. Why Not? MIAMI (AP)-Chief auditor at Miami Jai-Alai Fronton, where the eaves of a store. She chose a I part-mutuel betting is legal, is maternity shop. Bill Belts. Baseball Tournament to Be Held July 13-14 at Roseville KOSfiVlLLE-fhe 14th District American Legion baseball toiirfM* ment will be play at the Roseville park on Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 14 respectively, • , Tournament schedule is: July 13 at 11 a. m. East Moline vs Roseville; at 3 p, m. Molina vs Carthage and 8 p.m. the win-, ——— tier of game 2 vs Monmouth. July 14 at 8 p.m. the winner of game 1 vs the winner of game 3 to decide the championship team of the tournament. Mrs. Kate Efaw, Roseville librarian, has announced that movies will be a feature of the summer library program. The first film will be shown on July 12 at 3:30 p.m. with a film being shown every other Friday from that date. All the children of the community are cordially invited to attend the showing. The Roseville Volunteer Fire Department was called to the Richard Cunningham farm, located two and a half miles southeast of Roseville on Tuesday afternoon about 2 o'clock. The department extinguished a grass fire which threatened to endanger the farm buildings. There was no property damage. Mrs. C. William Johnson has extended the C. I. C. Class of the Roseville Methodist Church an invitation to a potluck breakfast at Young's Lake, 2 miles northwest of Kirkwood, Monday morning, July 15. Other hostesses include Mrs. Orville, Robeson, Mrs. Harlan Monroe and Mrs. R. G. Marks. Breakfast is being served at 7 a.m., with horseshoes, croquet, swimming and fishing as the morning's diversion. Each member is to bring a guest, and breakfast for herself and guest. The hostess committee will furnish coffee and juice. '1-2-34&Oh, Oh! Where Is Number 6V ROSEVILLE—Tony Martin of Rock Island, who stopped his station wagon in a Roseville gas station last Saturday, never had any notion that he would make two Visits to. Roseville within the day. The Martin family, including three adults and six children, were en route to California for a vacation trip. The mistake all happened when they neglected to "count noses" before they drove away from the oil station, after they'had enjoyed a short rest and a soft drink. What happened? They drove off, with Walter Martin, 10 years old, still sipping his soft drink inside of the station building. Harold Gawthrope, Roseville police officer took charge of Walter, who continued to remain calm throughout the time that Gawthrope reported the incident to the Illinois State Police Department and the one and a half hours necessary to trace the family station wagon, which returned for young Walter, still unconcerned over his predicament. Name Fryrear Principal at LaHarpe OQUAWKA—Duane E. Fryrear has resigned his position as a teacher at Union High School, located at Biggsviile in Henderson County, to accept a position as Principal of the high school at LaHarpe. He has been teaching for the past three years at Union High School, and prior to that he taught for two years in the Biggsviile Grade School. Fryrear, a native of Oquawka, is married and has iwo daughters, Cathy and Susan. The Fryrears expect to move from Oquawka to LaHarpe in the near future. List Homecoming Plans This Week At Biggsviile BIGGSVILLE - With a horse show tonight at the baseball diamond, the Biggsviile Homecoming got under way, with events planned Friday and Saturday nights also. The second two events are both baseball games, with Saturday night's game to be an old-timers game featuring teams from Gladstone and Stronghurst. Urges Support Of Measure AVON — Police Chief Frank Shepherd issued an appeal today to community residents to support the Youth Employment and Conservation Bill, which has passed the U. S. Senate and awaits ac tion by the House of Representa* tives, He said provisions in the bill provide a means of solving the high school drop-out problem and the resultant juvenile delinquency. If the bill is approved, the measure will provide work and training for youths between the ages of 16 and 21 years. They will work with conservationists, rangers, foresters and other individuals, Shepherd said. Burgess Women To Convene BURGESS — The Women's Organization of the Presbyterian Church, will meet in the church basement dining room Thursday, at 2 p.m. Mrs. Jessie Lundeen is the program leader. Mrs. Ruth Pease and Mrs. Edith McLaughlin are the hostess committee. Rev. David Bean is serving this week through Saturday as junior high counselor at the Seaton camp. Sunday. July 14, will be all-day open house at the Seaton camp.
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