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Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, July 18, 1963
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RFK Urging Civil Rights Legislation WASHINGTON (UP!) - Atty. Gen, Robert F. Kennedy told Congress today that "no issues are more urgent" than those the administration's civil rights program seeks to resolve. Kennedy appeared before the Senate Judicia y Committee, headed by hostile Sen. James 0, Eastland, D - Miss., to urge acceptance of the President's entire civil rights package. To do so, he said in prepared testimony, would be "to bring to law what we have always known in our hearts to be justice." Cites Unrest The attorney general cited racial unrest In Cambridge, Md.; Savannah, Ga., and "countless other cities" as evidence of what happens when "long-standing legitimate grievances are not remedied under law." He thus echoed the word of his brother, President Kennedy, who said Wednesday that the way to eliminate the nation's racial troubles is to "provide for a redress of grievances," The President told a news conference that demonstrations leading to riots and violence, as in Cambridge, could only hurt the civil rights cause. But those who urge an end to demonstrations must be willing to work for equal opportunities, he said, or the problem will remain. Shriners Plan Ice Cream Social The public Has been invited to an ice cream social Monday at 6 p.m. at the Park Drive Dairy under auspices of the Galesburg El Bon Shrine Club. The project is designed as a benefit for the club's community service work. Allot Fuel Tax Galesburg has been allotted $20,032 as its share of the Motor Fuel Tax paid into the state treasury during June. The total amount available to the municipalities was $4,552,685. Kewanee received $8,780, Moline, $22,970; Peoria, $55,488, and Rock Island, $27,895. Galesburg Register-Mail, Galesburg HI, Thursday, July IB, }96d JM TWO PRESIDENTS MEET — President Kennedy Is shown above as he met In his office Wednesday with Carl P. Miller, president of Rotary International, who outlined the organization's program for Increasing understanding among peoples of the world. Miller is showing President a photograph of himself and Mrs. Miller and Atty. Gen. and Mrs. Kennedy taken during the Kennedys' honeymoon in Hawaii. UN1FAX Milton Eisenhotber Recalls Tractor Deal as 'Muddled 9 By WILLIAM L. RYAN NEW YORK (AP) — An unexpected telephone call from President Kennedy involved Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower in "one of the most amazing and muddled incidents in the history of inter-American affairs," the former president's brother says. Dr. Eisenhower's book, "The Wine Is Bitter: The United States and Latin America," published by Doubleday, relates a sequel to the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. He calls the episode "the most exasperating, frustrating and enervating six weeks of my life." The story concerns the attempt to liberate Cuban invasion prisoners in return for $3-million worth of tractors. Eventually, a year and a half later, the cost was 20 times that much in medical supplies. Dr. Eisenhower intimates the episode nearly brought disaster on U.S. prestige. Not Characteristic "Fortunately," he writes, "the terrible mistakes made in the Cuban invasion and the clumsy fumbling displayed in the tractors for prisoners deal have not characterized other efforts of the Kennedy . administration in the Latin- American area. The moment that SHOP FRIDAY from 9:30 A.M. til 9 P.M. CARSON'S COAT CARAVAN Two Days Only Friday and Saturday July 19 and 20 Second Floor You'll see all that's new in coat fashion for '63 in this exciting collection of coats. The most beautiful winter coats ever. Don't wait . . . because this special caravan collection will be here only 2 days July 19 and 20. SPECIAL SALE 99 President Kennedy called in the ambassadors of the Latin-American republics to the White House early in 1961 to formulate an Alliance (for Progress) our efforts to seek justice for the underprivileged , of Latin America through collective action have been constantly and earnestly pursued." Most of the book concerns Dr. Eisenhower's observations as special Latin-American ambassador for President Eisenhower. But a chapter is devoted to the tractors affairs which began a month after the invasion when Prime Minister Fidel Castro of Cuba offered to trade the prisoners. Kennedy Phoned , Dr. Eisenhower says President Kennedy telephoned him May 19, 1961, and explained that Castro was sending 10 prisoners to the United States to negotiate for the release of the others. The President wanted to ""estabish a committee of private citizens for the sole purpose of raising funds to buy the tractors," and said he would "explain the matter to the American people the next day." Dr. Eisenhower agreed to serve. So did the late Eleanor Roosevelt, Walter Reuther and other prominent Americans. But, Eisenhower says, the promised presidential statement never carrie. Furious criticism rose in Congress. Some congressmen demanded that Secretary of State Dean Rusk say whether the administration approved the committee's efforts. "I was beginning to be angry," Dr. Eisenhower writes. "President Kennedy had not explained our position as mere fund raisers in support of governmental policy as he had led me to believe he would. President Kennedy remained silent, despite hints in the newspapers that he was involved. I had been told that he would make clear to the public the government's role in our effort. Not only did he remain silent; he had apparently not bothered even to call in congressional leaders from both parties to brief them on tho plan, an action which might have done much to forestall criticism in Congress." Praise for McLoskey; He Lauds House After the first six months of the current session of Congress, the voting record of Rep. Robert T. McLoskey (R-lll.) has been given 100 per cent approval by the Americans for Constitutional Action. The unofficial scores were based on 10 selected votes by the Mouse of Representatives on such issues as expansion of the Rules Committee, acceleration of public works, the feed grains program and increasing the debt limit. Charles A. McManus, executive director, said the official ratings will not be compiled until Congress adjourns. McManus said McCloskey consistently voted to protect the family budget, individual freedom and the future of all American children. Cites Mouse Stand On the Congressional scene itself, McLoskey today doffed his hat to the House of Representatives. He praised the House for its stand on the Export-Import Bank Bill, as opposed to the Senate's attempt to amend it. McLoskey said the bank is an effective agent right now and has been of great value to exporters of this country. However, he charged "back door" spending, taking money out of the treasury other than by lawful appropriations, is unconstitutional. He said such financing by the bank is completely unnecessary for the Export-Import Bill. To control government finances, Mc­ Loskey said they should be kept as close to the people as possible. Thousand Due for Church Parley By LARRY REID The 49th annual session of the Baptist State Missionary and Education Convention of Illinois will convene in Galesburg July 22-26—the second large church convention to be held here in the space of several months. Convention theme Irving C. Clay Heads Rilco's New Operation Irving C. Clay of St. Paul, Minn., a native of Galesburg, will direct a new operation of Rilco Engineered Wood Products Division of the Weyerhaeuser Co. The new setup is the consolidation of the division's District 1 sales office at St. Paul, and its general office, Tacoma, Wash., with the Albert Lea, Minn., manufacturing facilities. Consolidation of these offices, scheduled to be completed by Sept. 1, will result in the centralization at Albert Lea of all departments—s ales, engineering, accounting and manufacturing— in order to better serve the national market for products produced by the division, the company reported. Certain departmental personnel are being relocated from Tacoma and St. Paul to Albert Lea in the present program. Clay as resident manager will direct the new operation. He formerly was district manager of the Rilco 13- state Midwest area at St. Paul. Clay, a son of Mrs. Helen A. Clay of 319 W. North St., is a graduate of Corpus Christi High School. He is married to the former Mary Catherine Kennedy of Galesburg. Bloodmobile Collects 34 Pints at Oneida ONEIDA — Bloodmobile operations in Oneida Wednesday resulted in the collection of 34 pints of blood from 36 donors. Louis Coleman, general chairman, reported that the community is credited with providing 14 additional pints required recently for emergencies at the Galesburg blood center. Assisting in Wednesday's operation were volunteer nurses, physicians and members of the Oneida American Legion Auxiliary. The Oneida Woman's Club provided refreshments for the donors. READ THE WANT ADS! SPECIAL FRESH ROSES CASH AND CARRY Through Saturday 50c Charge for Delivery Anderson florists 312 1 MAW 128 H. BROAD «l) - J4JJ1M will be "T h e Militant Church in Our Times." ' The host minister, Rev. Robert Morgan, pastor of Bethesda Baptist Church, said that between 800-1,000 persons from throughout the state are expected to attend sessions. More than 1,200 persons attended the 113th annual session of the Illinois Disciples of Christ held m Galesburg April 28 through May 1. Baptist general sessions are scheduled to be held at East Main Street Congregational Church. The Junior Women's sessions will be held Wednesday through Friday at First Church of God, and Lombard Junior High School will host the Illinois Sunday School and Baptist Training Union Congress Monday through Wednesday. Will Greet Delegates General sessions at East Main Street Congregational Church will be held Monday through Friday. Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. L. W. Mingo of Chicago, convention president, will preside at opening sessions. Rev. F. D. Johnson of Chicago will deliver the introductory sermon. At 7:30 p.m. Mayor Robert Cabeen and other religious and civic leaders of the city will present official greetings. A music program, under the direction of Prof. John E. Rogers of Chicago will follow. Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. members of the Baptist Training Union will study the way local Sunday school teachers have contributed to religious teachings. A choral reading, "Who Am I," will be presented by young adults of Bethesda Baptist Church. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. the women's convention will present Mrs. William McMurray of Birmingham, Ala., president of the North American Baptist Woman's Union. She will present an address entitled "Our Freedom." , Schedules Address Thursday at 11 a.m. the president will present his annual address. Music will, be presented by the Morning Star Baptist Church of Chicago. In the evening at 7:30, Dr. Robert Wilson of Jacksonville, Fla., will speak. He is the correspondent secretary of the National Baptist Convention of America. Friday at 7:30 p.m., the closing sermon will be delivered by Rev. F. P. Piper of Chicago. The con­ vention chorus of Galesburg will sing during all general sessions. Those attending the convention will register Monday afternoon at Bethesda Baptist Church, which is located at the corner of Whitesboro Street and Grand Avenue. The Rev. Mr. Morgan said that accommodations for those attending arc being made at hotels, motels, the YMCA, and private homes in Galesburg. Other churches jn the city are cooperating in helping find lodgings for delegates. Bob Frank of College Team Talks to Lions Robert Frank, business manager of Galesburg's entry in the Central Illinois Collegiate Baseball League, was guest speaker Wednesday noon at the Lions Club Luncheon in the ballroom of Custer Inn. After explaining the purpose of the league and how it was formed Frank stressed the importance of increased attendance at the ball games to insure successful operation of the Galesburg franchise. Frank pointed out that the league is a pilot operation and is the only one of its kind in the country. Because of this top college players fro: ail over the nation are competing, providing fans with high-caliber competition, Frank said. Frank was introduced by Paul Lindberg, program chairman for the day, while Robert Collier, vice president of the club, presided at the luncheon meeting. Collier presented a monarch award to James H. Rush for 15 years of service with the Lions Club. Thot's the price of a new Hammond Organ at the Charles S. Gamble Music Co. 564 N. Henderson St. Henderson Social Draws Big Crowd HENDERSON—The annual ice cream social Wednesday night in the Henderson Park under aus pices of the Women's Auxiliary to the Henderson Fire Department drew a record crowd for the series. The Knoxville band played a concert for the occasion. More than 75 gallons of ice cream were served throughout the evening. READ THE WANT ADS! ANDES CANDIES WEEK-END SPECMi PECAN ETTES Regular $1.75 &J SPECIAL lb. 1.4 J Andes famous Pecanettes, jumbo pecans rolled in soft caramel and dipped in smooth Swiss chocolate. Christmas in July at ANDES CANDIES 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL New 1963 Hallmark Christmas Needs HALLMARK VALUE GIFT WRAP HALLMARK VALUE TAGS & SEALS HALLMARK VALUE RIBBON HALLMARK VALUE BOXED CHRISTMAS CARDS HALLMARK VALUE CELLO PACKS 29c to 98c Buy in July and Save 10% YOUR CONVENIENT HALLMARK STORE 221 E. Main St. Galesburg, III. Open Weekdays 9 to 9—Sundays Noon 'til 9 p.m. TO EAST MOLINE — Richard V. Delano, (above), Galesburg YMCA youth secretary, submitted his resignation at the monthly meeting of the board of directors, Tuesday to accept a position as executive secretary of the East Moline YMCA and will report there Sept. 1. Replacing Delano as youth secretary will be Thomas E. Brown who has been with the Galesburg YMCA for three years. Delano has also been with the local branch for three years and was instrumental in developing 16 new Indian Guide tribes. Man Pays For Obstructing Justice Today Carl Buck, address and age unlisted, pleaded guilty to a charge of obstructing justice today and was fined $50, together with costs, in Police Magistrate Court. The situation occurred when police attempted to talk to Mary Vaughn, 64, 171 S. Pleasant Ave., about speeding. Buck refused to let the police speak to her. The woman pleaded guilty to the charge and paid $17 and costs. Pete J. Van Huffel, 44, 340 E. Waters St., was fined $10 and costs for failure to yield the right-of-way. Alvin R. Johnson, 57, of Monmouth paid $10 and costs for running a red light, and Jeannette Brooks, 19, 518 W. South St., paid $5 and costs on the same charge. Edward Burns, 52, address listed as the Arlington Hotel, paid $5 and costs on a charge of intoxication. Rentschler Impressed by GOP Talent SANDWICH, 111. WPD-Keput*. lican leader William H. Rehtsch* ler said Wednesday the HUnoli OOP is fortunate to have "an im* pressive inventory of talent" available for the gubernatorial race in 1964. He spoke at a De Kalb County Republican Woman's Club picnic. He said Secretary of State Charles F. Carpentier, Cook County Republican party Chairman Hayes Robertson, businessman Charles Percy, state Treasurer William J. Scott, and Cook County Sheriff Richard B. Ogilvie were "extremely well qualified for the governorship." He said Carpentier has "an excellent record as a public servant; immense knowledge of state and local government; impressive legislative experience; and has demonstrated skill in winning votes both downstate and in Cook County. Robertson, Percy Robertson, he said, is "a hard hitting, plain talking political leader with strong convictions; skill as a political organizer; a solid record as a successful businessman; and a statewide reputation based on his primary race against Gov. William Stratton in 1960. Rentschler said Percy offers "youth, vigor, skill as an administrator, an admirable record of business success, and experience as a Republican fund raiser and platform writer." Rentschler, who served as statewide chairman of Scott's primary and general election campaigns, said both Scott and Ogilvie "have indicated they feel an obligation to complete their terms of office which will continue until 1966." READ THE WANT ADS! FOR RENT BEAUTY SALON Location: 1176 N. Seminary. Good traffic, next to shopping center, reasonable rent. Available at once. Inquire Ray Anderson Cleaners. Ph. 343-2111 or Eve. 343-8535. GOING BALD? Mr. Newhouse, (left), gave about 20 minutes of his time for the Harlow free hair and scalp consultation and re-grew his hair. Mrs. Haller, (right), shows her results by the harlow home treatment system. HARLOW HAIR and SCALP CONSULTANTS Coast to Coast Home Treatment System WILL BE IN GALESBURG, CUSTER HOTEL, FRIDAY ONLY If you are totally bald, there I is nothing Harlow can do tor you. Harlow or no other treatment known Is of benefit to excessive hair loss due to male pattern baldness. Neither of the persons shown above suffered from male pattern baldness. Therefore, Harlow continues its policy of refusing all hopeless cases. Baldness is slow ami gradual, even in the most common forms. If you suffer from dandruff, excessive hair fall, thinning hair, excess oiliness or dryness, or itchy scalp, or if your scalp is still creating hair, we urge you to take a few moments of your time to see the Harlow consultant and find out what you can do for your particular hair and scalp problem. Results are guaranteed by the Harlow company. You don't have to take our word — you will be given a written guarantee from the beginning of your treatments through its completion on a prorated basis. For 8 years many thousands from coast to coast have received complete satisfaction from the new Harlow Home Treatment method. You, too, can have CUT THIS OUT AND MAKE THIS SIMPLE TEST CHECK YOUR CONDITION ( ) Itchy scalp? ( ) Scalp has tight feeling? ( ) Hair dry? ( ) Hair extremely oily? ( ) Dandruff scales in nails when scratching? ( ) Excessive hair fall in washing? ( ) Excessive hair fall in combing? ( ) Excessive hair fall on pillow? ( ) Hair thinning on crown? ( ) Receding hairline? Bring this check list with you. If you have checked even one of these, items and do not have Male pattern Baldness, see W. G. Kent. Friday only at the Custer Hotel, between 1:00 P.M. and 8:30 PM. healthy hair and scalp. Why not make it a point now to see the Harlow consultants and find out how thousands of others have been helped through this outstanding new method of scientific scalp treatments that you apply in the privacy of your home. Just go to the Custer Hotel fa Galesburg, Illinois, oa Friday, July 19, between 1:00 P.M. awl 8:30 I'.M. and ask tbo desk derfc for W. O. Keut's room uumbvr. You will not be obligated or embarrassed in any way. Consultations are free and given in private. "DON'T PUT IT OFJT TIL IT'S ALL Ot'b'."

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