ABINGDON Heme Address: 705 W, Adams Si Phoni 581 Firm Schedules New Sewer ABINGDON — Forrest Pratt, Galva Construction Co. representative, at Abingdon City Council Monday evening session, reported new sewer improvement project work will begin Monday on Snapp Avenue. According to Leo O'Brien, progress is being made on easements and to date, no refusals have been received. Knox Homes addition easement has been approved by government authorities and should be complete within a week, according to the report. Any person granting an easement across his property miy be entitled to one sewer tap by payment of regular charges provided for use of same. Smith and Lovelace lift station order was changed to Zimmer and Francescon at an additional cost of $200 following report of Robert Batson on an inspection tour of lift stations indicating Zimmer and Francescon had the best layout. Lawrence Bird asked if a sewer might be placed on Martin Street to the cityjine' where fence divides Main Byram and Bird property. ' Proposes Building Lois Bird pointed out possible building lots in that location which may be sold in the future and stated eventually it was hoped city water also might be available there. According to Mayor Shipplett, all bids were on a unit basis, and, Pratt of Galva Construction Co., indicated approximate cost per foot on the depth required and was directed to obtain specific cost of same. . Jim Lavender, on behalf of the Independent baseball team, ages 18 and up, asked the council for financial help and it was voted to provide $50 to help defray the group's expenses for remainder of the season. Mayor Shipplett pointed out complaints from eight or nine persons in northwest section of the city concerning sewer rats. He stated the molested area was about four blocks long and two "^blocks wide. , Alderman transferred $3,000 from waterworks to park and playground fund with no return pay to be made. Waive License Fee »It was voted to waive the li cense fee for a circus scheduled July 31 sponsored by Fall Festival Association with all proceeds slated for the new nursing home site fund. According to Mayor Shipplett, cooperation on delinquent water bills has been unsatisfactory. Okayed was purchase by cemetery committee of a new power mower with riding seat at a cost of $170. Council agreed to make necessary repairs on the mausoleum in the cemetery. Complaints received included dust from Abingdon Milling Co.; need for cleaning up a property on East Martin Street; poison ivy at a property on West Jackson Street; need to repair broken sidewalk in downtown area. Aldermen voted to purchase a tractor with back hold and end loader, a 1956 model, from Palmer Sales and Service 'at a cost of $1,600 with a 90-day guarantee on a 50-50 basis and paint the equipment this winter. Engage Missionary Four doctors from Indianapolis, Ind., are taking turns in giving three months time each without pay to serve as medical missionaries at Kapanga in Katanga Province of the Congo, Africa, where Rev. and Mrs. Marvin -Wolford are stationed. One of them, Dr. Rev. T. Maxam, will come to Abingdon to speak about his work at Kapanga in the church service of the Abingdon Methodist Church Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Mnp Fulton Program * • * Talk Turns to In Farming Operations <jqiesburg Kegiste r-N\a 11, uulespyrg, (uesday,Juiy <6, 1963 WSCS Annual Meeting Set At Altona ALTONA—The personalities of Mary and Martha was the theme for the, Bible study presented by Mrs. Dale Rylander July 9 in the parish hall when the Rachel unit of Lutheran Church Women of Altona convened. Diane Thomson presented piano selections. Devotions were given by Mrs. Raymond Nelson to further inform the group about Mary and Martha. The Rachel leader, Mrs. Gale Adams, reminded the group of the general meeting July 24 which will be the annual meeting. Mrs. Dwight Nelson and Mrs. Duane Best represented the group at the Research Hospital Party in June. Hostesses were Mrs. Earl Nelson and Mrs. Harriet Hilde- brandts. Mrs. Duane Fryrear, Cathy and Susan of Oquawka were recent visitors with Mr, and Mrs. Henry Baney. \ Emerson Advances GSTAAD, Switzerland (UPI)" Top-seeded Roy Emerson of Australia advanced to the second round of the Switzerland International tennis championships Monday when he beat Ahmed Belk- hodja of Tunisia, 6-4, 6-3. Set Arkansas Reunion Annual Arkansas reunion will be held Aug. 4 at Lake Storey on west side, same location as last year. All former Arkansas and Missouri residents are being invited to attend. Pop and coffee will be furnished. Each family is being asked to take a basket dinner to be served at 1 p.m. By LEO SHARP (Fulton County Farm Adviser) Last week, Myrle" Bearce, Lewistown, R. 1; Harold Mart, farm planner with our Fulton County Soil Conservation District, and I were checking on a site for our conservation field day. It and the contour and levelland plowing contests' are scheduled for Aug. 8. Mr. Bearae is secretary-treasurer of the Fulton County Soil Conservation District and has been interested in conservation many years. Our first soil and water conservation field day, which is a cooperative project of the district, Soil Conservation Service, ASC Service, Agricultural Extension Council, and Agricultural Extension, Service of the University of Illinois, was held on the Bearce farm about 10 years ago. While observing our site we got into quite a discussion of not only building grass waterways right but of the importance of maintaining them. Waterways, like buildings or machinery on the farm, require attention usually after they have been in service for several years. Sometimes silt builds up in the sod from adjoining runoff and cuts a gully on each side of it. This requires reshaping. A heavy rain may gouge out places in the waterway or trash change the follow of water to cut at the edge. Time to Plan This fall, however, is the time to plan for repairing and establishing new sod waterways. As we all know, well-shaped waterways make easier farming with no gullies to cross or farm around. Check with our soil conservationist, Keith Mueller, at the Soil Conservation District o/fice at 225 W. Washington St., Lewistown, for assistance in shaping and seeding your newly-established grass waterway. For financial assistance, contact the ASCS office at 200 N. Main St. in Lewistown. Dale Martin is the ASCS office manager. To get a new waterway off to a good start, be sure and fertilize it well. Applying eight to 10 tons of manure, or a complete fertilizer of 400 to 800 pounds per acre is recommended depending upon the fertility needs of the soil. A mulch of strawy materials also will help hold the sort and get a grass waterways ask at your better catch of grasses Grasses Suggested Grasses are recommended for the waterway as their fiberous roots and thick cover provide excellent control of soil erosion. It is also important to use plenty of seed. Tall fescue at 20 to 25 pounds, timothy at six to eight pounds, redtop at or bromegrass, Lincoln or aucheriback strains at 20 to 25 pounds per acre are suitable for Fulton County. On very wet soils 15 to 20 pounds of Reed canary grass will be more satisfactory. A nurse crop of one-half to one bushel of spring oats or three pounds of perennial rye grass per acre is suggested. A tile to drain the waterway rs also, recommended for most waterways. For more • information about Powder Puff Pilots in Dead Heat Abingdon News Briefs Mary and Martha Sunday School class annual family potluck supper held last week in Abingdon Playground was attended by 40. Guests were Rev. and Mrs. F. W. Samuelson, their daughter, Ruth Ann and Mrs. Marion Erwin. Miss Lena Walker, who had b en in St. Mary's Hospital since June 10, was transferred Monday to Forrest Lawn Home in the rehabilitation division of St. Francis Hospital, Peoria. She is reported improved and her room number is 388: Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mrs, Annis Day were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Day and family, Moline; Mr. and Mrs. Otis Johnson and family, Altona; Mr. and Mrs: Richard Reiner, Long Beach, Calif.; Fred Jones, Laura and Harry Jones, Annis and Owen, and Mr. and Mrs. James Cole, Abingdon. Afternoon callers included Mr. and Mrs. Reece Jones of DeLong; Mrs. Doris Wherry and two children, Orion. Gregg Day of Moline is spending this week in the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Annis Day. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Robertson and family of St. Louis, Mo., spent the weekend with his father and mother, Mr. and .Mrs. Howard Robertson. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP)A team of woman pilots from II linois has crossed the' finish line in the 17th Powder Puff Derby in a dead heat with two California contestants. The Illinois women who landed at Atla ntic cit y Monday, were Barbara E. Jenison of Paris and her co-pilot, Jean F. Hixon of Hoopeston. The two Illinois women arrived the same time as Doris E. Eddy and Treasure Zimmerman, both of Long Beach, Calif. Two other planes reached the finish line earlier. Another team of women' pilots, Dolores J. Adamson of Newman, 111., and Velma G. Hite of Lebanon, Mo., also completed the trip Monday night. They were in the 32nd plane to finish. The mere fact .that one completes the 2,500-mile cross-country air race first does not necessarily make' the aircraft the winner. The . standings are determined by a formula that takes into consideration the ground speed and a "par speed" handicap which is decided by the performance capability of the type of aircraft entered. The race began in Bakersfield, Calif., with 44 aircraft, including the two piloted by Illinoisans. farm adviser's office for Circular 810, "Save Soil With Grass Waterways." August and September are generally the best months in Fulton County to get waterways established. Look Out for Hungry Hoppers At the Banner Township meeting last week, several of the farmers present said that they were finding quite a few small grasshoppers. They are hatching in the fence rows and meadows. You can kill these hoppers rather easily now that they are still small. In none-crop areas, you can kill grasshoppers with two ounces of dicldrin or one and one-half pounds of toxaphene per acre. This is about one pint of 15.83 per cent dieklrin or one quart of 60 per cent toxaphene per aere. Use the above amount of chemical in the water that your sprayer puts on per acre. On hay crops or pastures, use sevin at three-fourths pound per acre where dairy cattle utilize it or livestock arc being fattened for slaughter. Malathion at one pound and dibrom at three- fourths pound and diazinon at one-half pound per acre may be used on the crops. Follow your manufacturer's instructions for applying these insecticides. County Fair July 23-27 Planning is nearly complete for the 58th annual Fulton County Fair, starting July 23. FFA members from Section 12 will exhibit their projects. The 4-H and county shows will be July 24-27. Exhibitors Win Prizes At Peoria PEORIA - Two Williamsficld women and a Knoxville family dominated certain categories of judging Monday at the Heart of Illinois Fair in Peoria. Mrs. Clyde Huber and Mrs. Charles Flickinger, both of near Williamsficld, vied for honors in the culinary judging yesterday. Mrs. Flickinger scored with 9 firsts, 7 seconds, 7 thirds. Mrs. Huber tallied 6-9-7. Mrs. Huber also had a second place in the hobby show. Mrs. Roy Hagerty of Knoxville Route 1, swept the hobby show with 9-1-1. Judy and Dusty Hagerty, also Knoxville Route 1, scored 2-1-1 and 0-0-1, respectively. Other winners from this area were Mrs. Catherine Wycoff, a first in the hobby show; Mrs. C. Catton of Brimfield Route 1, second in culinary, and Mrs. Ralph McKown of Elmwood, third in hobby show. Also judged yesterday were agricultural products but no one from this area had a winning en try. KNOX VIL MRS. ANNABEL PETERSON CORRESPONDENT Office hours, 1-9 a.m. 4-8 p.nt Home Address: 210 N. timber 'Si Phon§ 2ft<MMft Club Views Scenes of JVottortf KNOXVILLE—Pictures of United States and Canada were shown by Ed Gumm at a meeting of the Newman Community Club Saturday night. Gumm, who resides in Galesburg Route 3, is a former vice president of the Illinois Agriculture Association. Preceding the program a business meeting was held at which time it was voted to hold an ice cream social for.the public a Sunday evening in August. Plans will be made later at a board meeting. A luncheon was served by Mr. and Mrs. Clark Branting and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peck. Now You Know By United Press International At the "edge" of the moon, which is partly in light and partly in shadow, the temperature drops to 58 degrees (Fahrenheit) below zero, according to the American Museum of Natural History. Activity Calendar Posted by 4-H'ers Kettles and Treadles 4-H Club met Thursday at Betsy Ander son's home. A demonstration on "French Bread" was given by Sharyn Hedbloom and Ellen Fields. Lin da Frost gave a talk on "Candles. A report on state 4-H Club week at the University of Illinois was given by Ann Swanson. Dates of coming events are public speaking contest July 18, dress selection day July 23, club An average of 24 letters- per minute can be sorted by hand in the Post Office as compared with more than 50 when a mechanical sorter is used. Increase in New Orders Expected By Steel Industry THE FIRST REALLY NEW FURNACE IN 30 YEARS COLO WEATHER— FUME Wl mo wMT HEg- fUHE DOWMI pl*i tutetfrt W b«fMr. • • MM* Mjvtii tfct tin 0i to m IIM* «PARRIS HARDWARE 194 f. Jukien St. Vacationers Depart After Visit in Henderson Grove HENDERSON GROVE - Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Nelson and family of Gulf port, Miss., and Mrs. Mark Robertson and family of Wilmington have returned to their homes after visiting in the home of Mrs. Selma Nelson. They were here to attend the Nelson- Huff wedding. Also here to attend the Nelson- Huff wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wickstrom and family of Roswell, N. M. They visited in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Nelson of Rio and with Mrs. Selma Nelson. Miss Andrea Nelson of Chicago spent July 4 at the James Youngren home. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Nelson and family spent July 4 at Wildcat State Park near Muscatine, Iowa. Mrs. James Youngren and her house guest, Miss Andrea Nelson, left for Chicago. Mrs. Youngren is visiting in the home of her son- in-law and daughter, Rev. and Mrs. Bruce D. Johnston. Miss Pamela Nelson has returned home after visiting with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. James Nelson and son of LaGrange Park. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Young and Ricky of Galesburg recently visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Krans. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Olson, Debie and Derlie have returned home from a vacation trip to Colorado. Ruth Unit of the Messiah Lutheran Church met in the home of Mrs. Gene Eklund Wednesday. Mrs. Kenneth Olson gave devotions. 7-/6 © \%i by NEA. Inc. T.M. U.S. foi. OK. "He's a psychiatrist, so be nice to him dear. Listening to troubles all day long, he's probably \\x%% a bundle of nerve**'* By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) - Wait till next month is the cry in steel circles. This basic industry expects thee urrent drop in new orders to be reversed by mid- August. Shipments will be tied to the declining orders that came with the conclusion of a new labor pact. So shipments probably will continue fairly slow till Labor Day. But the new orders should be picking up before that, guaranteeing a sizable fall recovery. At least, this is the thinking among those steelmen who refuse to be disturbed by the drop from the admittedly somewhat feverish activity while labor negotiations were under way. Some of the heavy ordering in Kirkwoocl Group Sets Breakfast At Lakeside KIRKWOOD — The Woman's Society of Christian Service met Thursday. Mrs. Lorena Bryant and Mrs. Elizabeth Braselton were appointed to work with a committee of two appointed by the Mary Marthas on the spring tea committee. Mrs. Alma Stinemates and Mrs.' Margery Smith were appointed to serve with two from the Mary Marthas on the pie sale committee. The program was in charge of Mrs. Grace Byers and Mrs. Marjorie Smith, the topic being "Reports From Lands of Decision." The great need for schools, churches and missionary personnel was emphasized. A breakfast will be held at Young's Lake Aug. 1. This will be a joint meeting with the Mary Marthas and the Smithshire women will be guests. Mrs. Lorena Bryant, Mrs. Edith Wetander and Mrs. Sarah Akers were in charge of the coffee hour. Tunic Team PRINTED PATTERN late spring also might be traced to fear that a rail strike might disrupt shipments. Strike Somehow Avoided A drop in new orders was expected with removal of anv threat of a steel strike and spreading belief that a rail strike would be avoided somehow. And, steel men say, new orders have held up better than many expected. Certain steel products are still in strong demand. Steel consumption is running well ahead of year ago figures. This would mean that consumer stocks Would be used up fairly fast and customers would be back with new orders much sooner than thev were in 1962 when similar strike hedge ordering gave the industrv an unusuallv fat period followed by an unusually lean one. Optimism also is fed by good earnings during the last three months while production was climbing and when the new cost- cutting equipment was coming into use. A side line to this is that the new equipment and steel-makine methods means that the break even noint has been Inwomd The companies can go through the summer slack spe'I with less strain on the profit and loss ledger. And most of the rise in production costs involved in the new labor, pact won't come into effect until next year. tour July 27 and county demonstration contest July ! War Vets Convene Thomas Mathews and .William Parker of the Knox Barracks No. 754 Veterans of World War I re* turned home Sunday after attend* ing the department convention at Ottawa last weekend. They report a good attendance and a sue* cessful meeting. Mrs. Clyde Sherman arid Mrs. L. E. Olson were delegates from the Knox Barracks Auxiliary. Knoxville News Note* Dr. and Mrs. Rudy Glngrlss and two children of Milwaukee, Wis., have returned to their hom« after a visit in Knoxville. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rosine at* tended the Tri-State Bee Keepers convention last weekend at Ham* ilton. The Rebecca Unit of GLCW will have a 1 o'clock luncheon at the home of Mrs. Donald Benson Thursday. Corpus Christi plays at Knoxville in the Connie Mack League Tuesday at 6 p.m. 4-H Club to Meet The Sunny 4-H Club will meet at Glisson Schoolhouse Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. A potluck dessert will be served following a meeting. News Notes Of Cameron CAMERON-Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Pratt and famil" of Berwick recently visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Conard. The gas line coming into Cameron from the north will soon be completed. Mr. Dick Higbee is in room 816 at the Methodist Hospital in Peoria. She will be there about three weeks. Mrs. Wayne Conard and Mrs. Al Reynolds of Fartnington, Mich., Mrs. Neil Reikse of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Rodger Soper of Galesburg had lunch recently at the Holiday Inn in Galesburg. Mrs. Clarence Gittrings returned home Wednesday from Selfridge Air Force Base, Mich. Her daughter, Mrs. Jerry Moore, and son Jeffery came home with her to spend a week in the Gittings home. Mr. and Mrs. Burl Mills Jr. and family of .Texas have been visiting relatives and friends in Cameron. 4588 SIZES . 10-18 NOTt: Send pattern orders direct to New York. Watch address below. Orders will NOT be accepted at Galesburg newspaper office Fisherman's shirt in tunic length —a fashion newsmaker teamed with sleek slacks. Tab front, bold pockets, side slits add dash and drama. Printed Pattern 4588: Misses' Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. Size 16 tunic 21'a yards 35-inch; slacks 2'/a yards. FIFTY CUNTS in coins toi mis pattern—add 15 cents for each pattern for first-elas."; mailing and special handling Send to Anne Adams, care of Galesburg Register- Mail 411, Pattern Dept., 243 W 17th St., New York 11, N V Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS with ZONE, SIZE and STYLE NUMBER. Just out I 304 design Ideas plus coupon for FREE pattern—any one you choose in new Summer Pattern Catalog. Send 50 cents now Temperance, Please! PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A member of the original Congress, Dr. Benjamin Rush, once com* plained that American commanders drank too much. He proposed that Congress ration intoxicants to generals, and that any officer who consumed more than ona quart of whisky or got drunk more than once in 24 hours be reprimanded at the head of his unit. Instead of Hiking MIAMI (AP) — The West End Aquatic Club is cooperating in President Kennedy's physical fitness program. Members get a certificate after they swim 50 miles. In Same Channel MIAMI (AP) — Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Hall received greeting cards from their daughter in Michigan and another daughter here. They also received cards from their grandchildren in Michigan and Miami. The daughters' cards were identical and so were those from the grandchildren. Diamonds Cuts Class MIAMI (AP) — Operators of Florida's luxury holds complain Ihey can't keep their glass entrance doors looking new. They blame wealthy women guests who scratch the area near the door handles with their diamond rings. Holiday Inn ANNOUNCES THE NEW 18 HOLE MINIATURE GOLF WILL BE OPEN Tuesday, July 16 10 A.M. 'TIL 10 P.M. OPEN TO PUBLIC Plenty of Parking. North on Routt 190 Located on same property as Holiday Inn Driving Range.
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