US Citizens Ru wo Million Laws By HAL HOYLE NEW VOftK IAP) • Things a columnist Wight fiever know if he didn't dpeft hli Wall: No wflflder everything you want to do today seems illegal -there nrc an estimated 2 million laws In force fa the United States. Vanity, thy name Is man! A famous London brush firm makes 133 different kind of brushes for men — fewer than 100 for women. In helping a blind person across the street, It is better to offer him your arm than to hold his. Blind people prefer to follow the sighted rather than be propelled. Seven out of 10 Americans have defective eyesight, according to the Better Vision Institute. Bottle baby: The birth of an infant born drunk to a 27-year-old mother in an alcoholic stupor was reported recently by a Canadian medical journal. The baby had to be treated for 24 hours for delirium tremens. Now normal, it is living with foster parents. Our quotable notables: "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." — Mark Twain. Why we're getting short of water: The average family of four uses 550 gallons a day. It takes more than 500 gallons of water to produce a loaf of bread, 110,000 gallons to make a ton of steel. Tough test: Want to be a Mississippi River barge pilot?. Before getting a license, you have to be able to draw from memory any section of the twisting 2 ,650- mile river, giving the width, the best channel, and the exact position of markers and lights. History lesson: President Franklin D. Roosevelt was remotely related to 11 other U.S. presidents, six by marriage and five by blood.. Theodore Roosevelt was his fifth cousin. On a map Norway appears almost as one great mountain, culminating in 8,097-foot Gald- hopiggen. TTieyTI Do It Time By Jimmy Hatlo Gatfsbupg.fagister*MqH, Gatesbufq..IIL Tuesday, July 14 1963 Tj. S TUB PBSEAtfM'AND DEVELOPMENT DBMRTMEMTOP 6ASMANTEL ELECTRONICS, STRAWBOSS JUSTCAtfTBB BOTHERED WITH MIS STAFFS SU66ESTIONS»«* W1D66T MIN6£ iVEKBM „ mm TIME*." Bl )T WHEN "TM£ HEATS PUT ON MM POR 7MB LAG IN NEW B !3AlNSTOPMS«» LISTEM TO MIS TALE OP WOE*" •TH'** OBPART^ENT IS KALLING DOWN? NOT ONE Pof?VVARDIOEANVEARS/ ^JVfi CAtfX STAND STILLJ? tMATl WMAT2SAV/W£ WgM AfWOACH/tMESe 60VSJ 06V1LOF AFTER THEM/// J No. Henderson News Notes NORTH HENDERSON - Mary and Martha Society of the Methodist Church held a meeting Friday at the church. Devotionals were given by Mrs. Frank Peterson. Afternoon was spent sewing rug rags. Lunch was served by Mrs. George Edgar. Oscar Tornquist is a patient at Cottage Hospital where he has had surgery on his eye. He is getting along fine. Mr. Ralph Gladson has returned to her home at Galesburg after a visit here with her sister Mrs. Alice Amstrong and other relatives. Mrs. Glen Crafts of Davenport visited here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Swanson and with her son Brian, who is visiting here with his grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. John McKeague visited over the 4th of July with her sister, Mrs. Opal Long at Avon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Norman of North Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Anderson and family of Galesburg were supper guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Anderson at Alexis. DUE ANCESTORS Plan for Kirk wood Event KlHKWOdD When the Kirk* wdttd Itodstef Club met Tuesday night, the various chairmen re* ported on the final plans for their committees for the homecoming July 25 * 27. "Instead of r-'iampagne out of my slipper, we drink .beer out of my hat?" why do. t Mail Volume and Contents Differ Adversely With Age By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK UP) - One of life's little ordeals is opening the daily mail. Age and volume seem to have an adverse effect on the quality of the stuff the postman brings. When young, you don't usually get much mail. So scarcity makes it equally interesting — whether it is a scented envelope from a pretty stenographer you met on a vacation visit or a rejection of your enlistment in the Peace Corps. As the years pile on, the k mail piles up. The more mail you get, the less there's worthwhile in it. One of the things you find out about mail as you grow older is Balanced to Perfection Your Best Buy! • EXCELLENT HIDING • COVERING CAPACITY • DURABILITY • LASTING COLOR Unsurpassable for Qualify fa Materials, Economy, Listing Color and Wear! Never before such dazzling color in a paint! Never before so startling long wear or bet* ter protection. And too, the whitest white ever! Scientifically formulated to give you finest painting pleasure. r swmi -Aim' HOUSE PAINT tESSINWJAIXONWTS BLACK BROTHERS MAIN end SEMINARY PHONI 342*0174 that, after you leave college, very, very few people in this world send you money in a letter They will ask you to send them money in a letter, but they won't send it to you. Now and then you might catch the government people off gUard and get them to send you a tax refund by mail — but that happens more and more seldom as you grow older, too. The nature of a man's mail seems to be determined largely by his age bracket. flooded With Invitations A young businessman at the start of his career is flooded with invitations to borrow from loan agencies, subscribe to naughty art magazines, and join keen groups of guys and gals in a gay, mad vacation by camel and water ski cross the Sahara Desert. As his stomach thickens and his hair thins, he gets more "family-type mall." This consists of invitations to buy encyclopedias that will save hL> children from growing up dullards like himself, retirement plans that will enable him to live in riotous orgies after 65, and notes from the bank saying that if he doesn't make another mortgage payment he'll come home some night from work and find Mrs, Earl Blckell went to Camden, Ind., July ft to visit her sla ter, Mrs. Joe Neibel, who is ill. .While there, Mrs. Bickell's brother-in-law, Sam Bechdolt, died unexpectedly July 8. Although not in good health, Bechdolt was up and about as usual, ills wife found him dead in a chair. Dinner guests in the Erik Nelson home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Phil Empklns of Farmington; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Lanphere of Kirkwood and Tom Stewart. Stewart, left for his home at Uoscburg, Ore, after being a house guest of his sister, Mrs. Nelson, and Mr. Nelson the past two weeks. Mrs. John Byrnes is working at Smith's Grocery while Mr. and Mrs, Geo Smith are on vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bickell and family attended a family gathering at Monmouth Park July 7, honoring Mrs. Bickell's cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Bell and family of Hayward, Calif., who are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bell of Monmouth and other relatives in this vicinity. Friends and relatives were present from Monmouth, Kirkwood, East Galesburg, Sealon and So-mo nauk. Everett E. Grover is a surgical patient at Monmouth Hospital. Mrs. Jeanne Grover and son David of Florence, Ore., have re turned home after visiting sev. eral weeks with her father, Ralph Monticue of Kirkwood. Mr. and Mrs. Danny Lindberg and children David and Kathy of Canton, and Mr. and Mrs. Russel Booton and children Rosie anc Wayne of Tucson, Ariz., spent July 4 with Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Lindberg. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Booton and " children Rosie and Wayne left for their home in Tucson Ariz., after visiting two weeks with friends and relatives in this community. Sunday callers in the home o Mr. and Mrs. James Lindberg were Mr. and Mrs. Graham Shel ton of Monmouth; Mr. and Mrs Fred Crandall and Freddie Dean of Little York; Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Lindberg of Kirkwood; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Gilbreath of Strong-, hurst and Mr. and Mrs. Russe Booton and children Rosie and Wayne of Tucson, Ariz. Conways Return Warren County superintendent of schools Verne Conway and Mrs. Conway, returned home from attending the National Education Association Conference in Detroit, Mich. Conway is past president of Western Division of the Illinois Education Association. They visited Mrs. Conway's birthplace in St.. Charles, Mich., Netherland Museum and Baker's Furniture Museum in Holland, Mich. They also called on friends in Pontiac, Mich, and spent July 4 with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Springer of Pontiac at their summer homo in Canada on Lake Huron. Steve Harvey of Steger spent the weekend at the Verne Conway home. Mrs. Clarence Woods, Mrs. Wll* iam Woods and Mrs. Jerry Woods and daughter Debbie attended a shower for their nephew's wife, Mrs. Larry Ives of Keithsburg, at the Riverside Cafe in Keithsburg Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs, Jack Rea and baby of Chicago Mrs. Josephine Keesler and her mother, Mrs. Salyard of Rock Island, and Mrs. Goidie Knight of Macomb were dinner guests Sunday at the Wiliam Millar home. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Millar and family and :At. and Mrs. Robert Millar and fam* ly were afternoon callers. Mrs. Clarence Woods visited her mother, Mrs. Carrie Anderson in Keithsburg Wednesday. Attend TV Show The following group of children Tuesday went by bus to Rock Is- and, where they appeared on Grandpa Happy 's television pro* gram: Eddio Sanderson, Doug Nelson, Wayne Lipes, Marcy Murphy, Greg Harrison, Toni, Mike, and Dirk Lefler, Janet and Stanley Huber, Bruce, Elaine, Cheryl, Marlene, Roger, and Davey Lefer, Lovena and Bruce Miller, Randy and Steven Richardson, Roy Smith, Glenn Todd, Becky, Mike and Steven Lodwick, Edah Lee and David Vice, John and Gene Lozier, Roberta and Robert Carl. Mrs. Delia Miller, Mrs. Judy Lefler, Mrs. Edna Lefler, Mrs. Kathryn Lodwick and Mrs. Rose Carl accompanied the children to Rock Island, and Don Murphy drove the bus. 5th Birthday Is Observed At Kirkwood KIRKWOOD - Mrs. Randall Lovell entertained the following children of her daughter Jean's Sunday School Class at a birthday party Friday honoring Jean on her fifth birthday: De Anne Lee, Scott Walters, Mary Tinkham and Bebbie Woods, Marty Holford, a neighbor boy, was also present. The children played games and Mrs. Lovell, assisted by Mrs. David Holford, served refreshments. Jean received many gifts. Kirkwood Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vice, Mary Sue, David and Edah Leo and Miss Paulino Newman visited Saturday evening in the Milford Behrens home near Wyanct. Jimmy and Jane Anne Behrens, who had speht the week in the Vice and Newman homes returned to their home and Miss Newman remained for a visit with the Behrens family. Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Smith visited Sunday and Monday with Mr. and Mrs. John Krause at Richton Park. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Swanson of Fairbault, Minn, left for their home. Saturday after a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Swanson. The Zeta Fellowship of the Westminster United Presbyterian Church will hold a picnic at Young's Lake Saturday at rt :S0 p.m. Rolls, drink and dessert will be furnished by the committee. MIAMI (AP) - After herding a bakery clerk Into a bathroom and lockmg her inside, a robber wait* ed on three customers before cleaning out the cash register, reported detective Tom Waddall. THE BIG QUESTION ON HEALTH INSURANCE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS: IS IT AVAILABLE? YES!/ Mutual torn OF OMAHA' Mutual of Omaha Jniume$ Co* Call me for full Information on the variety of plans for people 65 and over, offered by Mutual of Omaha, the company that insures more than 1 million 200 thousand senior citizens. IB. L. THOMAS, MGR. 309 BOND! BLDG. PH. 343-8583 his wife and kids sitting on the sofa in the sidewalk in the rain. From 50 to 65, a man finds his mail bulging with invitations to invest in Abyssinian mining stocks, and appeals to join a "select group of your fellow- minded Americans" in a philanthropic crusade to wipe out snail fever in the Middle East. After 65, the tide of mail slackens off abruptly. Once you are off a regular payroll, it's amazing how few people write to you. Family From Washington Visits in Rio RIO — Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shields and family of Washington, D. C, visited over the Fourth of July weekend with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pitman. On Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Don Stromquist and Steve, Lynn Center, and Mr and Mrs. Ross Pitman and girls and Mrs. John Pitman and family visited at the J. A. Pitman home. Rio Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Russell Miller and family were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Manning of Cambridge July 4. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Swanson, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Jack,Hughes of Reynolds, attended the World's Trade Fair in Chicago. Miss Diane Bodeen of Illinois State Normal University, accompanied by her fiance, Steven Fairfield, and brother Dave of Downs, spent July 4 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Bodeen. Miss Sally Pople of ISNU of Bloomingtpn spent a weekend at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Pople. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson and children have returned home from a vacation trip through 11 states. Mr. and Mrs. William Weaver and daughter of Tamaroa, a brother, and Mrs. Lou Koenegstein of Pinckneyville, a sister, accompanied Mrs. Otto Livingston home June 30 from Tamaroa, where she had been called by the death of their sister. They remained for a few days' visit with other Relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weaver and their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weaver of Davenport, called July 4 at the Livingston home. Millions of eels swim along the Gulf Stream from their birthplace southwest of Bermuda to North America and Europe. SHOES SIDEWALK DAY SPECIAL Women's and Children's Regardless of REGULAR PRICE Your Choice GALESBURG SHOE MART 341 lost Main St. PENNEYS ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY WED., JULY 17 Sidewalk Day BARGAINS 15 ONLY L Men's Supplon-Knit JACKETS $344 Tremendous Values 3 Attractive Colors Rayon Lined WOMEN'S BETTER SLEEVELESS DRESSES $ 3.50 ODDS AND ENDS 32 boys' sport shirts 77c 27 pr. boys' blue jeans —.*! 6 infants winter caps ...25c 12 girls 7 hat and bag sets 35c 6 pr. boys # sox -5c 3 wms house dresses 50c 35 boys 1 deck pants I 44 to I 83 10 curtain valances 10c 2 ladies' purses 10c diaper bag ? 1 Hundreds of other items at drastic prices MEN'S SHORT SLEEVE SPORT SHIRTS Sizes S, M, L 88c BIG VALUES! GIRLS' SPRING COATS and SUITS $ 2 * $ 3 « CO as n- ie of n- in ;y o- r. ill ie r- >U m jr.
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