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GAVEL CHANGES. HANDS - Harry Tcnnant (right), retiring commander of the local Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post, hands the gavel to his successor,* Carl S. Ilcarrington, following Installation ceremonies Thursday night at the post. Looking on is the installing officer, Morris (Bobby) Nooner of Plymouth. He is presently the state senior vice commander and is scheduled to .become commander during the state convention in Chicago July .31 through Aug. 4. Other officers installed were Rod Christiansen, first vice commander; C. L. (Roy) Hand, second vice commander; Wayne Wilson, third vice command' cr; Charles Lawrence, chaplain; Robert Schwab, finance officer, and Dale E. Swanson, adjutant. U.S. w Aid In Illinois Development CHICAGO (AP) - Gov. Otto Kerner announced today the U.S. Housing and Home Finance Agency will underwrite a $642,000 two-year study of Illinois' potential for economic growth. The Illinois Board of Economic Development will administer the study. Kerner said it is the first part of a projected six-year state development planning program. State to Match The state will match the grant with services of employes who will do the planning. Besides making the first analysis of the health and prospects of the Illinois economy, the study will provide a base for coordinating the state's water resources. The economic study is expected to point to Illinois industries with the most promise for future growth and those which the state and local government could help develop most successfully. Studies' will range "from the nature of the state's industries to the nature of its population, both as producer and consumer. The water study would point toward solutions of flood, pollution and conservation problems. Outstanding Students Can Get Low Grades on Reports Knox County FAIR July 29. Aug. 3 FOR INFORMATION Call 289-9215 By DAVID NYDICK UPI Education Specialist Occasionally an outstanding student may bring home unusually low grades on his report card. The child intentionally failed a test or missed answers. Don't be surprised. This unfortunately is a problem in some schools. The basis of the problem is social pressure. The feeling is that other children will not be friendly with a good student. They will make him an outsider. This is strong pressure for any pupil. This type of problem usually is started by students who are not doing well in their own school work. They are trying to build their own stature. The problem becomes serious when the better students do poorly so that they can be part of the group. It is important to teenagers to be liked. Recognition Not Easy Parents will not find it easy to recognize this problem. Their child will not readily admit he intentionally got poor grades. You will only be able to tell by observing an unusual drop in marks without any obvious reason. If you think this problem exists don't waste any time in,getting it corrected. There are various factors to be considered. It'is not a minor difficulty for a child to work out. If he believes his acceptance depends upon being a poor student, there certainly can be an effect upon his grades. As a parent you should have a talk with your child. Explain that such actions are wrong and not really the answer. The student who has the ability to be outstanding has a responsibility to himself and society to achieve at his best possible level. Should Not Brag The question will arise as to how he can keep his friends. Perhaps he is partially at fault. He should not have a superior attitude because of his success as a student. He should not brag. Of course it is not something to be ashamed of or hide. It might also be explained that there is no great loss by not being a part of this type of group. This is fine if there are other groups for companionship. The school should be made aware of this situation. This can be done through the school guidance counsellor or other school officials. Teachers can avoid making comparisons in the classroom. When a child is held up as an example for -others to follow, jealousy can make him the point of this social pressure. Other parents can help. They can discuss the problem wish their children. Perhaps such a cooperative effort may be successful. The PTA may be able to sponsor such an approach. The problem obviously is*a difficult one to recognize and cor rect. The most effective approach is probably through helping your child understand and face the problem. New Members In Red Cross Gallon Clubs Twenty-nine out of 178 blood donors joined various gallon clubs for number of pints given during Wednesday's session at the local Blood Center, and 193 persons registered. New One-Gallon Club members are Edward Gullstrand of Rio, Lewis Potter of Avon, Jim Asp- hind of Oneida, Mrs. Florence Pointer of Maquon, William Corbin of East Galesburg, Mrs. Willadine Mainline, South Lake Storey Itoad and Marvin Roesch, 283 E. Loscy St. Joining the Two-Gallon Club were Kenneth P. Spring of Rio, John Norris, Grand Avenue; Frank Johnson Jr., 201 Highland Ave.; Cecil D. Smith, 804 E. Third St.; Edward Scott, 474 E. Fourth St,, and Lee Irons, 284 Garfield St. New Three-Gallon members are Mrs. Shirley Fishel of Knoxville,! Mrs. Jean Gummerson, 1181 E. North St., and Edward Clark, 595 W. Brooks "St., and joining the Four-Gallon group were Kenneth Clausen, 261 Park Lane and Eugene McCullough, 698 N. Famham St. Joining the Five-Gallon Club were Phillip R. Linn, 469 Peck St. Mrs. Annabelle Burgland, 168 Fulton St.; Willard Morgan, 842 E. South St.; Riebert Stewart, 346 E. Mary St.; Robert Spiker, 815 Oak St.; Dale Williams, 704 Wisconsin Ave., and Lauren E. Still of Cameron. Newest Six-Gallon Club members are George Page, 106 Pennsylvania Ave., and Billy K. Johnson of Abingdon. One each joined the ' Seven- and Eight-Gallon groups. They were Mrs. Hilda Collinson of Galva and George Thierry, 363 W. Third St., respectively. Dr. Howard Graham and Dr. Arthur C. Watson were the volunteer physicians on duty. Next week the Bloodmobile .will be in Oneida, and the local Center will be open again July 24. Memphis Miss Misses Men; Maybe Money MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)—A letter sent by a Memphis miss to the Commercial Appeal: "Would you please send me a list of the world's 50 richest sin gle men over 50 and under 50. I would appreciate it if you could find out their addresses if possible. Please send it as soon as possible." SPEC! Fri. & Sat. - July 12-13 Only FREE! FREE! FREE! 6 Pak of Coca-Cola or 7 UP WITH PURCHASE OF 8 GALLONS OR MORE GASOLINE. FREE! ICE CHEST NOTHING TO BUY — JUST REGISTER Drawing Saturday Evening, July 13. University Names Students as James Scholars Two students from Knox County will enter the University of Illinois in September as Edmund J. James scholars. They are Judith Ann Stewart, 554 N. Cedar St., and Hugh G. Forbes of Roseville. Both have indicated they will major in liberal arts and sciences. Prof. Robert E. Johnson, director of the University honors programs, said the two Knox County scholars are among 313 students that will participate in the program. The students total three per cent of the entering freshman class, and are chosen on the basis' of available records, tests, and recommendations of high schoo principals and teachers. They are permitted pre-registration and special adjustments in class programs to fit their outstanding abilities, according to Johnson. Theft of Tools Is Reported The sheriff's department this morning investigated a report of tools valued at $400 taken from a tool shed on the premises of the Westbay Implement Co., on the Knoxville Road. Listed were approximately 60 items in the tool line. The shed from which the items were taken was unlocked, ac cording to the report. MstJbrWear _ _ _ .COUPON. - _ This Coupon Worth 50c on a $1.25 Quick Wash. Bring This Coupon. FREE! | Bottle of , 7 UP to our i Customers. [. Coupon Upins 13 - • fM KIDDER'S Corner West and losey Cftits" SERVICE" , Galesburg, Illinois Dveo Emmets For heavy service everywhere - indoors and out-there's nothing like "Duco" One-Coat Magic Gloss Enamel. The original sparkling high-gloss fin* ish, it's completely washable,,,quick drying.,,easy to apply, 20 brilliant colors and white. Where you want % lovely low-luster finish for woodwork, kitchens or bathrooms select durable "Ouco" Satin Sheen EnamSl, it Pays To Shop at Clay's CLAY'S 43 S. Prairie WALLPAPER PAINT 342-5517 entry** Dear Penny, this is a few lines from one of those middle-aged people who would like to know others of that age. 1 have been wondering if the group at Northgate is still going. I went there on April 19th, , but 1 didn't see any group that looked like the one f was looking for. t have been reading your column in the Register-Mail, and would like to know more about it. I hope they do get something like that going in Galesburg for the older folks. I'll be looking for your column. OVER FIFTY Dear Over Fifty, The Senior Citizens Group at Northgate has been suspended for the summer. It will be started again in the fall, and anyone who is interested will be most welcome to join. As soon as the initial meeting date is set, there will be a note in this column. Dear Penny, Our daughter will be 16 shortly before school starts. For her birthday, she wants to have an "open house" type of party. This is all right with us, except for one thing. She insists that we should not be at home during the party. She is afraid that wc will put a damper on the party, and that the other kids will consider her a "baby" if we stick around. I realize that teenagers no longer need the supervision that younger children do, but I still would feel uneasy turning the house over to a group of kids for the evening. Are we being too over-protective? WORRIED PARENTS Dear Worried Parents, Absolutely .not! While it, may not be just what your daughter wants, stay at home if she has a party. Not only should you be at home, you should make your presence known at frequent intervals. This doesn't have to seem like "spying." You can just wander through to make sure there are enough potato chips in the bowl. When you allow your daughter to invite other teenagers into your home, you have an obligation to them and to their parents as well. Very few responsible parents would allow their children to attend a party if they knew it was to be unchaperoned. Dear Penny, ' I am in the midst of what must be one of the most trying experiences in anyone's life. I am attempting to sell my home. We have always thought it was a very nice house and have enjoyed it greatly during the years wc have lived in it. Now brokers bring prospective buyers through the house, and from their comments, I feel as though we have been living in a slum all these years. Some of the comments these people make are downright rude and insulting. I certainly don't expect them to come in and gush, but neither do I expect some of the treatment I have had. I have been tempted to ask some of the people to leave. What is the best way to handle such a situation? HARRIED AND HARASSED Dear H. H. t I agree that there is no excuse for such rudeness, but could it be that you are being a trifle too sensitive? You have an attachment to your home that these lookers do not have, so it is possible that you overlook all its faults. If you can, listen and see if their criticisms are about one particular thing. Then perhaps you can correct this and make your house easier to sell. If you cannot listen to their comments without being upset, I suggest that you let the lookers and their broker in and retreat out of earshot. Thinking of you . . . Penny Send your questions to Penny, in care of the Galesburg Register-Mail. Your letter will be answered either in this column or personally. Letters need not be signed unless a personal reply Is desired. Goksburd ReQister-MqiK GQlesburg.JII, Pridov«...J.uly.J2. 1963: 3L Demonstrations In 3 Illinois Cities By THE ASSOCIATED PttESS Civil rights demonstrators continue to press offieiill in three major industrial cities in Illinois — Chicago, Peoria and East St. Louis—in moves against what they consider discriminatory job and education policies. No violence was reported in the demonstrations and meetings sponsored Thursday and Thursday night by several groups, including the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). John Gwynn, NAACP leader in Peoria, conducted a mass meeting Thursday night to discuss the recent arrests of Negro sit-ins at the Central Illinois Light Co. The utility's office had been picketed earlier in the day. About 150 sign-carrying Negroes picketed City Hall in East St. Louis Thursday in protest against what they said was racial discrimination in city government. The City Council a day earlier had unanimously passed an ordinance banning racial discrimination in hiring and promoting city employes. Criticized by NAACP The demostration was criticized by the Rev. Wesley E. Wharton, president of the East St. Louis NAACP branch, as being untimely in view of the council's favorable action on the OP dinance. Some 20 CORE demonstrators, including two grade school pupils, continued a sit-in during the night in the office of Clair Roddewig, president of the Chicago Board of Education. The sit-in had begun Wednesday. A spokesman for the group,- Ed- SKELGAS BULK TANK INSTALLATION For • Domestic • Commercial • Industrial • Bulk Tank Sales and Rentals 45 S. Prairie St. ward Blankenheim, 30, said that failure of the board to redistrlct schools to end geographical seg* regation would result in large* scale CORE demonstrations in all* white high schools when school opens. Chicago's six Negro aldermen turned back an attempt Thurs* day to bring a proposed open housing ordinance to a vote and thus cleared the way for hearings later this month on the city 's racial problems. While the city council was taking up the housing matter, some 250 persons living in the South Side Woodlawn area gathered in another part of the building. Some carried signs urging the council to "Equalize Opportunities" and. "Be Fair, Integrate Schools." ALESBURG 85 fi.BR tan* 9E*WGt* week Report it to your insurance company promptly. 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