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Tuesday, July 16, 1963
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asbura RegistefMall, Golesburg, 111, Tuesday, July ,1,6,: 1963 Throws Out Suit Contesting State Remap Veto Relatives Claim Body Of Transient First and Puckett Funeral Home reported this morning that a son would come here to claim the body of Marvin Lee Knutson, 43, one of two men found dead Friday evening in a boxcar. At noon today, the body had not been claimed. Identification of Knutson, who was born Oct. 16, 1919, at Stickney, S. D., was made through fingerprints sent to the FBI laboratory in Washington, D.C. Descriptive information compiled locally also was said to have tallied with information on records at the Winnebago County jail, where he recently was sentenced for 15 days on a petty theft charge. The other man was identified Saturday afternoon, in a telephone conversation with relatives in San Jose, Calif., as Clifford Shepard, 53. This identification was further substantiated by information from a work farm at Greencastle, Ind., and by FBI check of a fingerprint found on a bottle in the boxcar in the Burlington Railroad yards hero. The pint bottle, approximately half-full, has been sent to the state crime laboratory for analysis of the contents. Organs from both bodies also were sent to the laboratory for chemical analysis in an determine the cause of death. SPRINGFIELD (UP1) — A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge today refused to overturn Gov. Otto Kemer's veto.of ft Republican-passed measure to reapportion the state House of Representatives. Judge De Witt Crow dismissed the suit, saying he had found "no equality on the face of the complaint." An attorney for the plaintiff, Rep. Gale Williams, R-Murphys* boro, said he would take the case immediately to the Illinois Supreme Court. Atty. Gen. William Clark personally argued that the governor did have the right to veto the reapportionment bill. Clark cited a number of court cases in similar instances where it had been found that the governor's right to sign or veto a bill was essentially part of tiie legislative process. Mandate of Assembly The attorney for Williams, Donald Mitchell of Murphysboro, argued that the reapportionment section of the Illinois Constitution did not specify any power by the governor to veto a legislative reapportionment measure. "It is the mandate of the General Assembly alone to reapportion (the legislature)," Mitchell said. "It is a grant of power of the people of the state to the General Assembly through the constitution." Mitchell contended that 'the reapportionment measure was "not even a bill. It was labeled a bill—but merely for identification. It had to have a number. Nowhere in the reapportionment section does it say reapportionment must be handled by a bill." Quotes Dictionary In reply, Clark read the section of the state constitution which gives the governor power to veto all bills. The attorney general read the definition of legislative enactment from Webster's Dictionary and emphasized that the dictionary definition included the words "executive approval." Clark rejected the argument that the measure was not a bill. M A bill for enactment is just that, a bill for enactment," the attorney general said. It cannot be anything other than what it purports I tov -be." . %i " Clark also cited cases in Florida and Minnesota where it was ruled that all bills, reapportionment or otherwise, must be acted upon by the governor as part of the legislative process. Arraignment in Court Continued Arraignment of James E. Clevenger, 54, of 1687 Bateman St., onra charge of driving while intoxicated was c*o n t i n u e d to Wednesday when he.appeared this morning' in Knox bounty Court. The continuance was to await results of an intoximeter test. Clevenger was arrested today about 12:35 a.m., after his car was reported to have struck the curb in front of 1063 Willard St., tore up a chunk of sidewalk and hit a light post. A police officer was in the immediate area, where he had stopped another motorist and was talking to him at the time of the accident. Qualifications For Match Play Tourney Begins Qualifications for the City Match Play Golf Tournament is now in progress and will run through Sunday, Claire Johnson, Bunker Links pro, said today. Each entry will play one 19- hole round on the city, course with the pairings to be announced next week. ICE CREAM SOCIAL WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 E. MAIN ST.r-CHURCH LAWN ICE CREAM, CAKE or PIE 25c ..Spomored by Trl-M Clan In caie of rain, church basement Have You Heard That Recent guests at the home bf Mrs. Ralph Holcomb, 249 N. Kellogg St., were her brother Russel and his wife of Waukegan. Mi*, and Mrs. Holcomb also visited his brother at the hospital, and another brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Holcomb, 580 E. Losey St. Gains Release State's Atty. Donald C. Woolsey reported Monday afternoon that Domingo Luna, 25, of 1264 W. Main St., was to be released from the county jail. He was sent to jail recently until he purged liimself in connection with a non-support charge. Woolsey said the children involved in the case have been adopted by the man to whom Luna's former wifo now is married. Kcrner Signs 72 Measures, Vetoes I wo SPRINGFIELD (UP1) - A bill that would allow state agencies to set up cash funds to make changes for certain over- the counter transactions was vetoed Monday by Gov. Otto Kerner. Kerner said the bill was in vio* lation of the state constitution. "There are other means by which the purpose of this bill can be realized," he said. Kerner also vetoed a bill that would have allowed doctors to re store licenses to practice medicine that had been expired more than five years by paying a $50 fee. Kerner said a similar bill he would support carried a higher fee. Kerner signed 72 bills Into law Monday. Included was one appropriating $4 million to the Department of Public Instruction to educate public welfare recipients and persons who are potential reliefers. Fees Increased Kcrner signed into law a series of bills increasing registration fees for professional people, including barbers, dentists, detectives, nurses, optometrists, pharmacists, physical therapists, engineers, public accountants, real estate brokers and salesmen, tree experts and veterinarians. He signed into law a bill imposing a $10-a-year tax on coin- operated slot machines and giving the Revenue Department authority to seize machines of owners who do not pay the tax. Other bills signed into law: —Set up a graduated discount to cigarette distributors who collect payment of state cigarette stamp fees from retailers.' The discount lessens as more taxes are collected so large distributors do not have advantages over smaller jobbers. —Create a southwestern Illinois metropolitan area planning commission and appropriates $37,500 for the group that will cover St. Clair and Madison counties. —Give housing authorities in towns other than Chicago authority to study urban conservation projects to prevent slums. —Declare it unlawful for a land-) lord to terminate or refuse to renew a lease to a tenant who complains to authorities about building code violations by the landlord. Grounds for Revocation SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) - A bill giving state and local liquor commissioners power to revoke or suspend licenses of tavern operators for failure to pay the sales tax has been signed by Gov. Otto Kerner. The new law backs up a procedure which the state commission had beeri v *following as a matter of policy. I Youth Pleads To Vandalia In Knort County Court Monday afternoon, John Raymond Owen, 17, of 240 Ohio Ave., pleaded guilty to a theft charge and. was sentenced by Judge Daniel J. Roberts to 90 days at the Illinois State farm, Vandalia. The youth was in Knox County Circuit Court Monday morning, where a burglary charge previously was filed against him. Owen was one of five youths alleged to have 1 burglarized a rural Knox County residence last February. Between the date of the burglary and its solution and the filing of charges, Owen,had been sent to the state farm for four months after previous probation in county court was revoked. Subsequently he was transferred to the Pontiac division of the penal, system and released from .there July 12. Circuit Judge Gale Mathers appointed William H. Henning, pub- lie defender, to represent the boy when he appeared in court Monday. There appeared to be a question about expiration of the four-month period in which a person charged with a felony may be held without going to trial. If the trial is delayed beyond this period, the defendant must be released. It was not possible, in this case, to try the case within the prescribed time, authorities said. The lesser count then was filed in county court and-the burglary charge was dismissed this morning on motion^ef the state's attorney. Two of the other four involved in the case were given prison terms and two were placed on probation, according to court records. Birth Record Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. George E. Sandman Jr., 1026 Lyman St., a girl Monday at 2:04 p.m. Mi*, and Mrs. Robert Baker, 1651 McMaster Ave., a girl Monday at 7:30 p.m. Born at St. Mary 's Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. William L. Currens, 1490 Monroe St., a boy today at 4:46 a.m. Mi*, and Mrs. Ray Alfaro, 757 Ave. B, a girl today at 7:28 a.m. THANKS For your wonderful support of our farm and home sale . . , thanks for standing in the rain part of time to purchase items to help your Red Cross Blood Center. $1500.00 was raised in five hours. This money, in addition to the $1930.00 raised on the Harbor Lights Supper Club Benefit dinner will be paid on the Red Cross building loan. We are deeply grateful for the support of our community citizens. Our thanks to: Auctioneers who donated their time: Cecil Moore, Carl Steck, Dale Coffey, Louis Marks, Mike Marks Clerks who donated their time: Walt Lindahl, Warren Allen, Fredrick Erickson Special thanks to the Galesburg business and industrial firms, Abingdon industrial firms and Galesburg and rural individuals throughout the city and county. Special thanks to the ladies of the rural area who made homemade cakes, pies, bread, end sent in fresh eggs, frozen meats, butter and garden produce. Our special thanks to all those who purchased articles from the sale. Our thanks to the Red Cross staff who volunteered their time, the motor service, Mr. J. J. Herron and his telephone committee ... to Mrs. Ruth Tulin and Mrs. Ivy Lane and their committee who wrote letters for the sale. The Register-Mail. ,. WGIl ind WAIK Radio Stations , , , Mrs. Frank Cassini and members of the canteen . , , Gunther Construction Co. for the use of the land for the sal* . . , The Coca-Cola Co. for its donation of all the drinks sold . . . and all those that helped make the sale so successful. GEORGE PAGE, Chairman Farm and Home Sale Demonstrations Continuing at Peoria Utility PEORIA, 111. (UPD-About 50 Negro demonstrators Monday started their second week of picketing the Central Illinois Power Co./ Monday where 36 persons were arrested last week. The demonstrators carried signs saying "Jim Crow must go." John Gwynn, president of the Peoria chapter of the National Association for The Advancement of Colored People, said the Negroes would use a "blackout" as an economic weapon against the power firm. He said the Negro community of about 12,000 persons would turn off its lights and electrical appliances several nights a week. The association has charged the firm with failing to hire Negroes. The 36 were arrested Wednesday when they burst into the lobby of the company. The Weather Kay to Pag* I WMihM •t>lp* Brown—Storm Yallow—Fall Had—Warm NORTHERN HJJNOJS: Partlj cloudy, warm and humid, thunder showers northeast portion over ex treme north portion tonight. Con siderable cloudiness with scattered thundershowers Wednesday turning cooler west portion in alter noon. Low tonight 67-72. High Wednesday in the 80s northwest xo the low 90s southeast and south portions. IOWA: Partly cloudy south, con siderable cloudiness north with scattered showers or thunderstorms north and central tonight and over most o/ state Wednesday. Little change in temperature. Low tonight 65-70. High Wednesday in the 80s. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Partly cloudy tonight, chance of a thundershower late tonight. Low around 70. Wednesday mostly cloudy with thundershowers likely. High in upper 80s. Southerly winds 10-15 m.p.h. tonight and 15-22 m.p.h. Wednesday. Thursday fair, cooler. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Partly cloudy, warm and humid tonight. Considerable cloudiness with scattered thundershowers Wednesday turning cooler in afternoon. Lows tonight around 70. Highs Wednesday in low 90s. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 87; morning's low, 69. Sky partly cloudy, wind out of the southwest. (Monday's maximum, 88: midhight, 74). Sun rose today at 5:4* a.m., sets at 8:28 p.m. Humidity. 52%, RIVER ~ST AGES Dubuque—7.5 rise 0.2. Davenport—3.8 no change. Burlington—7.4 rise 0.2. Keakuk—2.5 no change. Grafton—15.1 no change. St. Louis—2.8 fall 0.5. LaSalle—11.3 rise 0.3. Peoria—11 9 fall 0.2. Havana—6.3 risa 0.2. Beardstown—9.6 no change. Always Available 18 Handpacked Flavors of ICE CREAM & SHERBETS For Your Eating Pleasure •t your Golden Cream Dairy Stores Court Tells Lawyer to Give g Atty. Lawrence Stickell has been ordered to appear in Knot County Court to show why he should not be removed as executor of the estate of Clara Beacham Swanson, who died July 23,1961, leaving charitable bequest*. County Judge Daniel J. Roberts said neither Stickell nor his attorney had appeared at noon today. Stickell was named executor of the estate Sept, 6, itfi. Me has since been involved in a series of financial complications which included the closing by the state of the Westmont State Bank for al- edged impairment of capital. Stickell Was listed as a director of the bank. The citation followed a motion filed yesterday for First Christian Church of Monmouth, which was listed in the will for a $5,000 bequest upon termination of a trust established by the will. The removal motion was based on an allegation of alleged mismanagement of the estate. .Stickell was to have appeared in court here Monday In connection with a report he previously filed as executor. The hearing was set at the request of his legal counsel. A Waukegan attorney was reported to have informed the judge that Stickell would be here Monday morning, with him. Neither showed up at the appointed time. The attorney subsequently gave two projected arrival times, stating he had missed a chartered plane from,the Galesburg Airport to bring him here. When the judge closed his office yesterday afternoon the attorney had not appeared. Due This Morning Judge Roberts said he was advised the attorney was here about 5 p.m. and said he would be in court this morning. Also filed Monday afternoon was an objection by counsel to the report previously filed by the executor. The college filed a motion asking that Stickell be ordered to file an accounting as executor of this estate, and the judge granted the motion. The college was bequeathed a third of the remainder of the trust when it is terminated. In its objections filed yesterday, the college alleged that the report listed receipts of $112,823.56 and disbursements of $19,414.72 leaving a balance of $93,408.84. From the balance, it Was stated, there was a purchase of $64,000 in U.S. Treasury obligations, leaving unaccounted for the sum of $29,408.84, the objection stated. Also in the college objections, it was stated that the report listed receipts from time to time, from the Putman Fund, a mutual investment fund, but that the estate inventory did not show this fund as an asset. It was further charged that the inventory listed a $5,000 U. S. Treasury note, but that the executor's report did not show what, if anything, happened to this note. Knox Grad Gets Research Job In Washington A 1952 Knox College graduate has received an appointment to undertake fulltime research at the National Cancer Institute in Washington, D.C. Robert G. Wilson will begin his work at the Institute in September. He has served the past two years as research associate in the department of biochemistry at Brandeis University, and holds a master's degree from Purdue University and a doctorate from Oklahoma State University. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. James E. Wilson, 64*0 S. Cedar St., and the parents of his wife, Anna, are Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jones, 169 W. First St. Blood Center Responds to Monmouth Four pints of B negative blood were transferred Monday from the Kriox County blood center to Monmouth Hospital for an emergency case. Mrs. Rivers Sullivan, administrator at the center, said the supply was needed for a bleeding ulcer case. This is the fourth time this year that the local center has met emergencies in Monmouth Hospital although the Warren County hospital is not part of the center's region, she stated. "But when a life is at stake boundary lines are forgotten," she added. Mrs. Sullivan urged Oneida residents to donate blood during operations there Wednesday at the American Legion hall, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. , Henderson County Program Meanwhile 28 officers of the Henderson County Red Cross blood program attended an orientation meeting at the Galesburg center last week. The two county blood programs were recently merged into one operation. Henderson County Red Cross chairman, Mrs. J. P. Stoneking of Oquawka, said donors from all parts of the county are invited during bloodmobile visits which will take place about, once a year in each community. A minimum of eight weeks is required between donations, she said. « Bloodmobile visits in the county will take place on the following dates: July 31, Oquawka Social Center noon to 5 p.m.; Aug 22 Gladstone VFW Hall 1 to 6 p.m.; Sept. 13 Stronghurst noon to 5 p.m.; Oct. 22 Biggsville noon to 5 p.m.; Nov. 15 Lomax noon to 5 p.m.; Dec. 3 Raritan 1 to 6 p.m. Other officers in the Henderson County Red Cross chapter are Mrs. H. D. Wilcox, Mrs. Ruth Steffey and Mrs. Janis Fisher, co-chairmen. Township chairmen are Mrs. Torrence Free, Seaton; Mrs. Inez Dixon, Biggsville; Mrs. Earl Ford, Carman; Mrs. Chester Wyatte, Lomax; Mrs. Harvey Link, Media; Mrs. Vincent Carlson, Oquawka; Mrs. Ivan Livermore, Raritan; Mrs. Charles Allaman, Rozetta; Mrs. Wayne Waddill, Stronghurst, and Mrs. Glen Kern, LaHarpe. Kewanee Police Nab Youth in Speedy Flight KEWANEE, 111. (UPI) - Police arrested a young motorist early today after a 53 mile chase at speeds of more than 100 miles an hour. He was identified as Terry Lee Inman, 20, Peoria. He was held for Peoria authorities. Police in Peoria said they stopped Inman's car for a routine investigation but he took off at a high speed. City police, deputy sheriffs from Peoria, Stark and Henry counties, and state police joined in the race. Kewanee city policemen stopped him five miles south of the city limits at the intersection of U.S. 34 and Illinois 78. BLOODMOBILE TO VISIT ONEIDA THE DATE . . . JULY 17 THE TIME ... 11 to 6 P.M. THE PLACE... AMERICAN LEGION HALL HELP THROUGH REP CROSS *M£ M 0,VI A P,NT 0F111000 ' CBJ ' V s m B HELP THOSE THAT ARE ILL BLOOD SAVES UVES THANKS: To The Amercian Legion for the use of the Legion Hall and to Lewis Coleman, general chairman of the Bloodmobile visit assisted by Mrs. Ruby Foster and Mrs. Eunice Dugan cochairman of donor recruitment assisted by members of the Legion Auxiliary, Mrs. Oscar Olson will serve as chairman of the canteen committee assisted by legion members. The Oneida Womans Club is providing food for the donors and staff. Mrs. Bud Behringer is president of the American Legion Auxiliary. KNOX COUNTY REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER Close Lock To Traffic Wednesday Lock 14 near LeClaire, fowa, will be closed to alt river traffic Wednesday while a damaged gate is removed and replaced by a spare. The work will begin at « a.m. Half of the upper gate on the fowa side will be lifted by the Corps of Engineers' derrick boat Hercules. A Rock Island District diver, Steve Ohler of Oquawka will descend into the water to make sure the damaged gate section is removed properly and the spare is lowered and secured correctly, and the lock should bo open again by the middle of the afternoon. The damaged section will be repaired and dropped into place, probably in about three weeks, according to engineer officials. Cargeei Up River shipments of cargo are approximately 800,000 tons ahead of the first half of 1962, with 5,280,183 tons shipped this year, according to the latest river district report. Last year by the end of June 4,482,778 tons had gone through the district. Totals for the month of June were slightly behind the traffic record set the month previous when 1,776,217 tons went through. Last month 1,676,122 tons were shioped through the district. The Mississippi River and its tributary streams remain unseasonably low despite heavy rainfalls in some areas. Very minor rises were noted on the streams after the weekend's rains, the engineers reported. Four Galesburg Area Youths Enlist in Navy Four young men from the Galesburg area have enlisted in the Navy. They are: Gary Edward Larson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John *A. Larson, 404 N. Cedar St., enlisted July 5. Deen Gale Byerly, son of Mrs. Nellie L. Byerly, Avon, enlisted July 9. Walter Alan Bettisworth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Bettisworth, 375 Day St., enlisted July 11. Rtchiird Van Johnson, son of Mftjaiid Mrs. Kenneth L. Johnson, 1672 11 McMasters Ave., enlisted July 12. All are presently undergoing nine weeks recruit training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. , Anyone desiring information concerning the Navy or any of it's programs offered to young men between the ages of 17 and 31, write Navy Recruiting, Post Office Building, Galesburg or phone Chief Donald M. Meisenhelmer at phone 343-8403. Public \ • Cost, Cases Show Decline public aid expenditures iff till* noht during the month of May dropped from the previous month and were down from May iftfll Money spent by the Illinois Public Aid Commission In May amounted to $24,288,447, which is down $404,103 from April, and down $1 ,702 ,487 from the same period a year ago. Aid to Dependent Children rolls dropped by 5,703 persons, the first decline since October 1062. Of these 4,667 recipients were in downstale counties.. In Knox County 400 individuals drew $15,167 in ADC. In surrounding counties the figures are: Fulton, 314, $11,443; Hancock, 211, 7,878; Henderson, 100, 3,917; Henry, 243, 9,424; McDotfough, 165, 6,473; Mercer, 107, 4,080; Peoria, 2,991, 112,893; Rock Island, 1,112, 43,799; Schuyler, 314, 10,627, and Warren, 175 and 6,054. For old age assistance the figures are: Knox County, 527, $41,797; Fulton, 460, 38,185; Hancock, 439, 42,067; Henderson, 82, 6,828; Henry, 256, 19,336; McDonough, 408, 33,026; Mercer, 203, 15,980; Peoria, 884, 68,600; Rock Island, 519, 39,415; Schuyler, 199, 16,943, and Warren, 208 and 17,132. Figures for blind assistance are: Knox, 19 and $1,816; Fulton, 19, 1,626; Hancock, 11, 974; Henderson, 1, 102; Henry, 8, 673; McDonough, 16, 1,261; Mercer, 4, 311; Peoria, 37, 3,273; Rock Island, 28, 2,273; Schuyler, 10, 904, and Warren, 7 and 749. For disability Knox had 66 and $5,651; Fulton, 70, 5,242; Hancock, 49, 4,084; Henderson, 15, 1,188; Henry, 29, 1,937; McDonough, 61, 4,642; Mercer, 13, 868; Peoria, 184, 14,863; Rock Island, 141, 11,157; Schuyler, 52, 4,115, and Warren, 25 and 1,997. In the final category, general assistance, the figures are: Knox, 168, $4,941; Fulton, 285, 4,355; Hancock, 96, 586; Henderson, 36, 295; Henry, 185, 1,935; McDonough, 89, 2,092; Mercer, 19, 842; Peoria, 1,711, 38,985; Rock Island, 383, 13,007; Schuyler, 17, 501, and Warren, 97 and 2,164. Set Picnic at Altona ALTONA—The annual Masonic family picnic will be held Sunday at &30 p.m/ih the Kufus Building. Members were asked to take meat and covered dish and table service. Coffee and pop will be furnished, H. Andrews, secretary, announced. Everest A Jerinlngi WHIRL CHAIRS FoMt H 10 IndiM MNTAU t lAlft • TUMI Go West WEST DRUG CO.. INC S24 E. 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