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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, April 24, 1973
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DEATHS AND FUNERALS HARIIY B. COBB BRIMPIELD — Harry B. GoW), W, formerly of Brimfleld, died Monday at 9:45 p.m. at the Veterans Administration Hospi tal at Danville. He was bom July 14, 1892, at Brimfleld. He was a veteran of World War I. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Elsie C. Cobb Morre, Oak Park, and a niece. . Graveside services will be Thursday at 4 p.m. at Brimfleld Cemetery, with Rev. Adrian Swindler officiating. INFANT EWAI ^f FARMINGTON - Rebecca Ann Ewalt, infant daughter of Kenneth and Cindy Seidell Ewalt, Cuba, was stillborn Monday at 8:15 p.m. at Graham Hospital, Canton. Surviving with her parents are her maternal grandmother Mrs. Nadra Seidell, and her maternal great - grandmother, Mrs. Goldie Snider, both of Farmington; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs Dan Feger, and her paternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ewalt, all of near Tri voli. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington, with Rev. Dennis Hahn, pastor of Farmington's First Baptist Church, officiating. MRS. CHARLES W. RUBLE ALEDO — Mrs. Charles W. Ruble, 87, Aledo, died Monday at the Mercer County Hospital. She was born at Osceola, Iowa, on Feb. 28, 1886. The former Nina Fremont married Charles W. Ruble at Osceola on March 27, 1908. He died in 1933. She was a graduate of the University of Chicago, and had been the librarian at Mercer Township Library for a number of years. She was a member of College Avenue Presbyterian Church. Surviving are a daughter, Miss Dorothy Ruble, Aledo, two nieces and two nephews. Funeral will be at Reiser Chapel Thursday at 10 a.m. Rev. Charles Morey, pastor Of College Avenue Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Entombment will be in the Bushnell Mausoleum. Visitation will be at the chapel Wednesday from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Mercer Township Library, the family said. JOHN W. BOWEN MRS. JOHN W. BOWEN ALEDO—Double funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. John W. Bowen, both 83 and of Aledo, will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Reiser Chapel, Aledo. Mr. Bowen died Sunday at 7:45 a.m. at Mercer County Hospital, and Mrs. Bowen died at the hospital Monday afternoon. Death was attributed to natural causes. He was born at Flora, Ind., on Oct. 1, 1889, and she was born at Seaton on Sept. 15, 1889. The former Ethel Kinnamon married John W. Bowen at Seaton on Dec. 23, 1920. He was a retired farmer, former road commissioner and World War I veteran. He was a member of Mercer County Whataver th» fOccaiien "SAY rr BEST" ANDERSON florists 128 N. BROAD 34M121 VFW Post 1571 and the American Legion. Mrs. Bowen was Of the Prot- .estant faith. He had no survivors. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. George McCaw, Viola, Mrs. David Candor, Aledo, and Mrs. Carl Stephens, Aledo. Rev. Luther Cross, pastor of the Seaton Presbyterian Church, will officiate at the services. Burial will be at Candor Cemetery near Seaton. Visitation will be at the chapel Thursday after 7 p.m. MRS. JOHN H. RISSER Funeral for Mrs. John H. Risser, 80, of 926 N. Prairie St., who died Saturday, was conducted at 10 a.m. today at HinidhlilfnPearson-West Chapel by Dr. Joseph Hoffman. Cremation was to follow at Davenport. BURTON LeROY STAATS Funeral for Burton LeRoy Staats, 73, of 348 S. Pearl St., who died Friday, was conducted at 1:30 p.m. today at Hinoh- liff-Pearson-West Chape! by Dr. Robert White, pastor of First Methodist Ohurdi. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Davis, Dale Coon, Jerry Bernius, Howard, Roger and Jerry Coziahr. RAY G. Hn.L Funeral for Ray G. Hill, 76, of 1456 N. Broad St., who died Saturday, was conducted at 3 p.m. today at Hinohlilf-Pearson- West Chapel by Rev. Clifford DePrenger, pastor of Calvary Assembly of God Church. Burial was at East Linwood Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Thompson, Fred Steagall Jr., Cecil Peterson, Harold Caldwell, Mart Swanson and Curt Wagar. MRS. MILDRED MERILLAT Mrs. Mildred H. Merillat, 79, of 1097 N. Academy St. died Monday at 2 p.m. at Cottage Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1893, at Lakin, Kan., and married Grant Merilatt on Dec. 6, 1932. He died in 1966. She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Rudolph Rosine, of Monmouth, and two grandsons, Julian and Elon Rosine; three sisters, Mrs. A. E. McNab of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. L. R. McKay of Alhambra, Calif., arid Mrs. John Rubey of Temple City, Calif., and a great-grandchild. Funeral will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Hinohliff-Pearson- West Chapel, where friends may call Wednesday 7-8:30 p.m. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. INFANT SHAW GALVA — Cheryl Rae Shaw, infant daughter of Joseph T. and Sharon Olander Shaw, Galva, died at home Saturday at 7 a.m. She was born Jan. 26,1973. Surviving with her parents are two brothers, Daryl and Donald, and a sister. Donna, all at home; her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Donald Bush, Oelwein, Iowa; the paternal grandparents, Joseph Shaw and Mildred Peer, both of Galesburg; her maternal great-grandparents, Mrs. John VanBlaricome, Galva, and Dewey Olander, Oelwein, and her paternal great- grandmother, Mrs. Lennie Lindsey, Galesburg. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Galva Cemetery, with Rev. Thoburne Enge, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 7-8 p.m. at Johnson-GilJ-Schu- ster Chapel, Galva. MRS. ELLEN M. JOHNSON Mrs. Ellen M. Johnson, 73, formerly of 574 Churchill Ave., died at 1 a.m. today at Knox County Nursing Home. She was born April 21, 1900, at Genesee and first married Willis B. Clauson in Moline. He died in 1917. She married Floyd W. Johnson at Rock Island, and he died in 1930. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Harlan Nelson of Galesburg and Mrs. Hugo Carlson of Peoria; two brothers, Raymond Jacobs of Geneseo and Harold Jacobs of Fulton; three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Arndt of Cambridge, Mrs. Margaret Skleba of Chicago and Miss Maude Jacobs of Geneseo; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church at Geneseo. Funeral will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel and burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Firm Warns Stocks Still In Downtrend NEW YORK (UPI) - The Technical Picture says the general list of stocks is "still in a maor downtrend, with the biggest moves among individual issues coming on the downside." It advises investors Wall Street Chatter to exercise caution "with a build-up of purchasing power for a buying opportunity ahead." It adds that any attempt to buy on dips may ba profitable but still carries a high degree of risk. Standard & Poor's Outlook says the persistent uncertainty as to the outlook for controls and growing concern regarding "overheating tendencies implicit in first quarter GNP results may preoccupy investors for some further time." It advises investors to take a restrained position in making, new commitments. Any new commitments, it adds, should bs in companies with "favorably defined earnings prospects." The Alexander Hamilton In stitute says last week's profit taking weakened the market following the previous week's sharp gain, and reports of an "overheating economy" did the market no good either. However, it says improved earnings results were largely ignored as investors showed their nervousness with inflation. It advises investors to begin "a regular accumulation program" since the Dow Jones industrials are selling "at a cheap 14 times earnings." -Hinchliff- UlBSlT-inC' fUNiRU DIRECTORS 1070 WEST FREMONT STREET rHONE 343-2101 GAUESBUaa MR. ERICK PETERSON - Formerly of 144 S. Cedar St. Services 10 A.M. Wednesday at Hinchliff - Pearson- West Chapel. There will be no visitation. Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. MRS. MILDRED H. MERILLAT - 1097 N. Academy St. Services 1:30 P.M Thursday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 Wednesday evening at the chapel. Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. MRS. ELLEN L. JOHNSON - Formerly 574 Churchill Ave. Services 3 P.M. Thursday at Hinchliff-Pearson- West Chapel. There will he no visitation. Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. MRS. CATHERINE FREDSTROM - Appicgate Nursing Home, Monmouth, 111. Services to be aiTanged. i1 Two Youths Die While Sivimming SOUTH ROXANA, 111. (UPI) — Barbara Stuart, 11, South Roxana, and her sister, Lori, 9, drowned Monday when they were swept away by the treacherous undercurrents of a creek' near Edwardsville. Authorities said the Stuart sisters were swimming in Indian Creek with Tracey Kirksey, 9, and were holding on tol a safety rope tied to a saplin;^ alonR the shore when the rope snapped. Tracey swam to shore hut Barbara and Lori weroi swept away in the rain-swollen i creek. Their bodies were recovered four hours later. HOSPITAL NOTES Oottaire ADMISSIONS MONDAY: Mrs. Mildred H. Merillat, 1047 N. Academy St. Mrs. Nancy t. Jagers, Annawan Mrs. Mearl S. Curry, m N. West St. Glen E. Folger, 1419 S. Seminary St. Mrs. Phyllis Rosenberry, 1002 N. Broad St. James D. Cully, 1043 N. Broad St. Laura M. Rosene, 1548 N. Prairie St. Rodney W. Lenz, Knoxville Mrs. Carolyn W. Myers, Rio Mrs. Pauline L. Winbigler, Monmouth Jeffrey D. Bruce, Woodhull Rene M. Antoine, 535 Monroe St. Mrs. Eleanor V. Libby, Toulon Hobard B. McClain, 984 Monroe St. Mrs. Roberta R. Applebey, 859 Olive St. Mrs. Ruby M. Miller, 1074 Monroe St. Rebecca L. James, Alexis Mrs. Patricia A. Hunt, Abingdon Earl J. Ericson, Victoria Mrs. Janis E. Smith, 477 E. North St. DISMISSALS MONDAY: Brock T. Baker, 537 N. Chambers St. Mrs. Cecil M. Collinson, 2248 E. Main St. Mrs. Bessie B. Landis, Bardolph Mrs. Juanita L. Hartzell, 1368 Spruce Ave. Mrs. Martha J. Anderson, Berwick Mrs. Rose A. Russell, 1722 N. Prairie St. Miss Janet C. Hagerty, 1765 Baird Ave. Mrs. Rosemary H. Rossell, Henderson William C. McKee, 1216 Arcadia Dr. Abraham E. Shafer, Yates Citj Mrs. Eva Lois Oole, Wmiamsfield Miss Dorothy C. Johnson, Altona Timothy E. Longcor, 191 Maple Ave. St. Marv's ADMISSIONS MONDAY: Harold A. Brown, 341 S. Peari St. Mrs. lola Houser, 1414 E. Fremont St. Darrell Hoyle, Bushnell Mrs. Marian Jones, 1085 E. North St. Mrs. Janet H. Lotz, 220 N. Chambers St. Mrs. Marilyn S. Malley, Avon Mrs. Carroll McGee, Abingdon Theodore L. Park, 529 Iowa Court Miss Hilda Ruth Prag, Abingdon Mrs. Adline Seghi, 2410 Grand Ave. DISMISSALS MONDAY: Herbert E. Barge, LaCrescent, Minn. Orville Ewing, 299 Division St. Mrs. Lois J. Floy, Galva Forest E. Holsinger, Abingdon Mrs. Olive D. WoUums, 1063 Mulberry St. Mrs. Flossie Sargeant, 1490 Morton Ave. Merle L. Endress, Williamsfield Mrs. Delores Wade, 133 Clark St. Mrs. Ruth E. Miller, St. Augustine Stocks Down ^ Again Today^ Trading Light NEW YORK (UPI) - The stock market lost ground Tuesday as investors continued to show their concern over inflation and the administration's methods of coping with it. Trading on the New York Stock Exchange was light. Shortly before noon, the widely watched Dow Jones average of 30 blue chip industrial stocks had declined 3.76 to 951.61. Declining issues topped advancing issues, 769 to 360, among the 1,511 traded. Two * hour volume totaled about 5,500,000 shares, compared with 5,100,000 shares in the comparable period Monday. TWA was the most active issue, off 2V4 on 90,500 shares, including a block trade of 69,300 shares at 37. Uris Building was second, up IVs at 16V4 on 71,700 shares. Company shares are being sought in a cash tender offer by British Land Co. with a maximum price of $153 million. Exxon Corp. was third, up 1 at 102 on 64,800 shares. The company reported sharply higher earnings. Prices on the American Stock Exchange declined in light trading. Tuesdoy, Apri I 24, 191^ .ji Actors' Modesty Frustrates Thief HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - The candidate who tried out for a role as an X-rated robber at a credit union for actors didn't get the part—or any money— but his exit showed a talent for slapstick. Shortly after noon Monday, a man with a pistol entered the offices of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists credit union and told two customers and five em­ ployes to take off their clothes because "I'm going to rob you." As the seven began stripping, the bandit opened a hall door and leaned out, to check if passersby could see what was going on. One of the women customers gave him a push and when he stumbled through the door, she locked it behind him. The bandit looked puzzled, and then exited, stage right. Today ^8 Record Trallic Accidents Galesburg police are looking for a 1973 white Ford station wagon after the unidentified car reportedly struck an auto driven by Gary L. Castlebury, 46 N. Pearl St., Monday at 8:49 p.m. while Castlebury's car was parked near his residence. Charles W. Icenogle, 17, 34 N. Peai'l St., was cited for a lane violation after his car was involved in a collision with a truck driven by Rex. A. Gibbs, 23, Williamsfield, Monday about 2:20 p.m. in the 200, block of West Main Street. A ticket for failing to yield the right of way was issued to Susan K. Bruns, 22, 1419 Summit St., after her car was involved in an accident with one driven by Donald E. Adcock, 49, Abingdon, Monday at 3:47 p.m. at the corner of Monmouth Boulevard and McClure Street. MONMOUTH - Lawrence C. Bundy, 61, LaHarpe, escaped injury when his car overturned Monday at 2 p.m. on an oiled road about six miles northwest of Monmouth. Bundy was driving east when his car ran off the road, struck a bridge abutment and overturned in a small stream. He was charged with driving with unsafe tires. Mrs. Marjorie R. Adkins^ 38, LaPrairie, and Robert J. Nes- teikis, 21, Chicago, were in a 2- car accident Monday at 2:20 p.m., in the 700 block of South Main Street. The drivers were southbound when Mrs. Adkins reportedly turned from the right traffic lane into the path of Nesteikis' car. Mrs. Adkins was charged with making an improper turn. Cars driven by Mrs. Leota M. Grover, 34, 902 S. A St., and Lloyd R. Sickmon, 58, 904 W. Clinton Ave., collided Monday at 12:15 p.m. at the First Street entrance to the Tie parking lot. Mrs. Grover was driving Into the parking lot and Sickmon was backing from a parking space. Charles M. Stotler, 16, 405 E. Fourth Ave., was charged with improper opening of a car door after the door of his car was struck by an auto Monday at 1 p.m. Stotler had parked in the 200 block of South A Street and opened the left door into the path of a northbound auto driven by Mrs. Anna A. Goff, 64, Gerlaw. Traffic Court Fred P. Mcllravy, 32, Knoxville, paid;a 9250 fine Monday in Knox County Traffic Court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Kathryn A* ChUman, 22, Addison, paid a $50 fine jfor speed- hig. Other paying speeduig fines were Donald E. Miles, 19, Peoria, $19; Marcia W. Miller, 22, Wilmette, $17; Robert S. Leadbetter, 22, mi^aUm, $20; Sandra K. Evans, 24, 471 N. Oierry St., $14; Richard B. Weiman, 18, Peoria, $13; Edgar L. Sanders, 36. Morton, $18; Richard I. Wells, 30, Elgin, $14; Mary L. Booth, 19, Yates City, $15; Stephen Grant Haynes, 24, Tampa, Fla., $15, and Paul R. Mette, 20, Peoria, $15. Paying $10 fines for speeding were Kathleen T. McMillion, 20, 245 N. Peari St.; Robert W. Elza, 28, Farmersville; Martha R. Tolbert, 44, 440 E. Fifth St.; Henry K. Yip, 22, Carbondale; Clinton D. Blunier, 27, Maquon; Ruby M. Curtis, 48, 1140 Arcadia Dr.; Frank T. Stevens, 29, North Henderson; Oiarles Kleiber, 32, Maquon; Larry A. Olson, 27, Alexis, and Joseph J. Thompson, 18, Wataga. Paul R. Yakes, 34, Green Rock, paid two $15 fines on charges of having,an over-width trailer and violation of classification. Salmon L. Schisler Jr., 28, Peoria, paid fines of $25 and $10 on charges of having no valid drivers license and disobeying a traffic signal. Paymg $10 fines for disobey- inf a traffic signal were Priscilla J. Devlin, 48, North Henderson, and Helen L. Blixt, 46, 1433 E. Brooks St. Paymg $10 fmes for failure to yield the right of way were La- geta S. Neil, 57, 170 S. Pleasant' Ave.; George M. Tuthill, 59, 900 W. Dayton St; Miriam George, 53, Rock Island, and Donald R. Owens, 29, 64 S. Whitesboro St. Arrests A traffic mishap Monday about 10 a.m. resulted in the arrests of two youths from Normal for several traffic violations and later for burglary after police allegedly linked them to break-ins at three local churches. Jeff A. Puckett, 16, and his 15-year-old companion, whose name was withheld because of his age, were taken into custody Monday about 3 p.m. after the car they were driving was reportedly identified as the one involved in the hit-and-run accident. PoVce said the car, owned by Puckett's father and driven by his companion, collided with one owned by Deborah Sornberger, 1166 Jefferson St., in the 400 block of South Chambers Street. Police said the two youths had. taken the vehicle Without the elder Puckett's permission and apparently planned to run away from home. The burglaries occurred at Wesleyan Church, 857 N. Famham St.; CentrafCongregational Church, 40 S. Broad St., and First Church of the Nazarene, Elm and Webster streets. Guadelupe J. Lopez, 42, 381 N. Prairie St., was charged with driving while intoxicated, illegal transportation of liquor, and failing to yield the right of way after his car was stopped by police Monday at 4:07 p.m. near the corner of South and West streets. Officers pulled Lopez over when they reportedly observed him driving erratically. Three men were arrested after an incident in the 200 block of South Seminary Street Monday about 2:45 p.m. in which they I were accused of taking a watch from a 16-year-old boy. Charged were Paul Cassone Jr., 27, Torrance, Calif.; John Porter Fox, 52, Morristown, Jack E. Sulteen, 33, Peoria,jTenn., and Frederick LeRoy Omiiious- (Continued From Page 4) blood." According to Mark, Pilate said, "Why, what evil has he done?" John's account gives Pilate's words as, "I find no crime in him. Yet Jesus went to his death on a tide of crowd violence. A more direct instruction was voiced by Jesus when someone cut off the right ear of the high priest's servant. Matthew quotes him (26:51) "... for all those who take the sword will perish by the sword." This is a thought not only for Easter but for the summer. (Register and Tribune Syndicate) SuitH Filed A suit asking $100,000 damages has been filed in Knox County Circuit Court by Cecil L. Green, administrator of the estate of Rickey L. Green, against Kirt A. Spencer, Truro Township, and the Truro Township road commissioner. Basis for the suit is a fatal 1-car accident which occurred '/4-mile south and V/i miles was fined $15 for permitting an unauthorized person to drive, and Benjamin L. Taylor, 34. Alexandria, Ind., was fined $15 for having no reciprocity plate. Others paying $10 fines were Rick D. Wagner, 19, 961 Monroe St., excessive acceleration; Roy E. Pieper, 23, Berwick, dis- obeyini? a no passing zone; [John W. Rice, 18, Abingdon, too fast for conditions; James R. Blair, 16, 1513 N. Farnham St., no valid registration; Randall L. Hodges, 17, Gilson, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident; Christine A. Shughart, 33, Abinedon, improper overtaking; Jimmv D. Davenport, 25, Alachua, Fla., failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident; Lupe F. Rodriguez, 20, 590 N. Broad St., excessive noise; Jess E. Locke. 52. 125!1 N. Seminary St., illegal left turn; Nick C. Hampton, 20, Galva, violation of classifica tion, and Renee Ponce, 19, 164 Clary, 54, of near Galesburg. Circuit Court Gary Hensley, 17, Knoxville, paid a $50 fine Monday in Knox County Circuit Court on a charge of battery. The complaint was filed against him April 16 after he allegedly struck another man. David G. Shelton, 26, Denver, Colo., paid a $25 fine on a charge of disorderly conduct- public intoxication. James A. Shehorn, 31. Amarillo, Tex., paid a $10 fine on a similar charge. ' turn. Paying $5 fines for overtime Richard L. Wimley, 67 S. Academy St. The suit alleges that Rickey Green was a passenger in a car driven by Spencer, and that the driver was negligent in op- jerating the vehicle. The suit also contends that the township road on which the accident occurred was in a poor state of repair. Birth Record Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. James Malley, Avon, a boy at 11:20 a.m. Monday. Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. William B. Bur- fcrd, 1055 N. West St., a girl at 4:19 a.m. today. parking were Harold Rolls, Wataga; William A. Stambaugh of near Galesburg; Walter Johnson, 913 Arnold St.. and David Knaack, 102 Orcn Lan^. Christopher Surratt, 18, 1113 Monroe St., paid a $5 fine for having no wheel tax sticker. Peace? War for Disabled Is Over But Not Ended Divorces Filed KNOX COUNTY - Linda Johnson against Lyle E. Johnson; Bonnie Jean Hoebing against Raymond Joseph Hoebing; Rebckah S. McQuish against Donald Keith McQuish, and Helen K. Moscrip against Douglas H. Moscrip. (Continued From Page 7) Burglars Steal Traffic Tickets SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (UPI) — Burglars broke into the Trinity University security office during the Easter weekend and escaped with an armload of unpaid traffic citations. "Students be warned," the burglars said Monday in a letter to the student newspaper, Trinitonian. "The traffic security office no longer has copies of tickets written in past years to present. You have been liberated!" The letter was signed, "Bonnie and Clyde." Sheriff Dies DIXON, 111. (UPI) - Lee County Sheriff John J. Quest died suddenly Monday. He was 51. should be able to get on a bus. Or how about a plane? Some airlines have refused my ticket. Or how about a restaurant? Like anybody else I like to take my wife out to eat now and then. I want to do it in peace and quiet. But what do I have to do? I have to go in through the back door, Uie kitchen, to get to a table. That makes me mad. That makes me wonder. Who really gives a damn?" The question is fair. Who does care? The federal government has passed legislation mandating accommodating architecture for the handicapped on all construction helped by federal funds. Yet builders of Washmgton's new Metro subway have told Uie PVA that they "will not" construct necessary elevators, ramps, etc. to enable wheelchair citizens access. The PVA says it is suing but admits to a probable losing cause. Sighs one Viet member: "Since I've got back I've noticed a pattern in this country. Metro, jobs, you name it. I just don't think people want me around." But the disabled Vietnam vet is around. Not in restaurants with skinny doors, perhaps, but elsewhere. In hospitals, in ground floor homes, in automobiles especially designed for legless or armless or paralyzed operators. And never mmd if people want them around or not; just be- uig around, sometimes, m such condition, is hard enough for them. LIKE TYRONE Thompson. Ghetto kid, high school dropout, unskilled, paralyzed. He's a patient in the Spmal Cord Injury section of the Bronx V.A. Hospital. As such he suffers mental and physical anguish: What was and what will never again be. For the remainder of his life he cannot walk, cannot control his bladder, cannot engage in routine sex. Even the "remainder of his life" has been subject to altercation. As a paraplegic, bis life expectancy is now about 55 total years — 10 to 15 years less than the national norm. So here he is. Wearing his beret over his eye. Giving the hospital hell ("the surgeons are no good").^ Storing his cigarette butts in the spokes of his wheelchair. And still wondering, when he's asked, just how in hell did the God in heaven allow him to wind up like this. Like what? Like spending most of the day in bed. Like m.onotony. Like eternal subjection to probing and poking. Awake at 9 a.m., maybe some therapy, maybe some conversation, maybe record some music on cassette tape. Most of his day is spent flat in bed. "It's a big deal if somebody smuggles in some booze and the guys in the ward can get a bit crocked. But Thompson says it'll all change soon. He says he's sitting up now for two and one-half hours at a time and "when it gets to four I'm checking out." He says he's got everything all figured. A house on Long Island. A desire to raise dogs or woit in a children's hospital. A wish to travel and see as much as he can. Everything is planned. Everything looks good. That is, if the American conscience cooperates. Marriage Licenses KNOX COUNTY - Miss Barbara J. Colbum, 25, 65 Locust St., and Vernol F. Jackson III, 26, Davenport, Iowa. Mrs. Betty J. (Cisco) Simpson, 38, Canton, and Gerald L. Simpson, 37, Abingdon. Miss Rebecca K. Quick, 21, Henderson, and James E. Lund- ;quist, 29, Henderson. STARK COUNTY - Douglas Patrick Wyant, LaFayette, and Cheryl Lynn Klein, Toulon. Ihefls Claude Reffett, Altona, reported to the Knox County sheriff's office today at 8:15 a.m. that two tires and wheels had been stolen from his pickiip sometime Saturday or Sunday night. Treasury Accounts WASHINGTON (UPI) Treasury accounts for the fiscal year through April 19. Wthdrwls $222,834,870,840.45 Deposits 194,768,492,668.02 Cash balance 11,653,373,031.16 Public debt 456,806,685,653.86 Internal revenue collections on April 19 were $2,387,394,505.34. THMK A-1 WHEN YOU NEED AN AMBULANCE N. M. SCHACTNER, Owntr DONT FORGET The Red Cross Blood Center Pleose THIS WIOS. and HELP OIHiRS!

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