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Thursday, July 18, 1963
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W. Illinois Exhibitors Win Prii Western Illinois farmers scored Again Wednesday at the Heart of Illinois Fair In Peoria in the Junior livestock divisions. On top of that, Wllliamsfield FFA Chapter pulled first place in the tug -of -war contest, with James Gufiinger as adviser. Second and third places went to the Princeton and Cuba FFA chap- lers. Jerry Taylor of Prairie City entered the grand champion bull in the Shorthorn and Polled Shorthorn judging, and inness Farm of near Galcsburg had reserve champion. Down Farms of.Wil- linmsfield had the grand champion female, with Taylor's named reserve champion. Inness Farm entered the best six head of Shorthorns. Show Senior Champ Taylor had the senior champion bull and female, with the Inness Farm the reserve champions bull rind female, junior and senior divisions. Down Farms had the junior champion bull and female. Altogether, Inness Farm tallied an impressive J .0 -first places, 1- sccohd and 1 -third. This was followed by Taylor's 4 -6-3 and Down Farms' 5-5-1. In the junior swine judging, Dusty Hagcrty of Knoxville Route 1 tallied 4 -3-1 with his Bcrkshires. His sister Judy had a score of 1-1-2 in the Hampshire class. In the same class Peter Cahill of Brimfield Route 2 recorded 1-2-0, and James Catton of Brimfield Route 1 had a third place. In the Poland-China class, .Lewis Newcombe of Fairview Route 1 tallied 1-1-3; Jim and Fred Nelson 1 of Elmwood Route 2 had 0-2-2; David Haynes of near St. Augustine, 1-1-0 and reserve champion pen *6f -barrows over all breeds, and Gary Symonds of near Brimfield, 0-2 -4. 50,000 Visit Exhibit VIENNA, Austria (UPD—More than 50,000 Bulgarians visited an American plastics exhibit in Sofia on its opening day, U.S. diplomatic sources said Wednesday. The exhibition was first shown in Russia in 1961 and later was put on display in Romania and Yugoslavia. It opened in Sofia on July 6. tl GARAGE SALE 11B BATEMAN THURSDAY EVE.—6 to • FRIDAY—9 to 3 Clothing, diihei, toyi, complela ••t of Shakeipaare, other booki, wlr* racordtr, record changer, records, combination bookcaie It deik and Miic. Items. FOR SALE ROAD GRAVEL 73c TON * UP LAW1ENCE DOWIN London MUU, 111—Ph. HU ••3301 • miles East of Jet. 41 and 111. FOR SALE 1953 BUICK HARDTOP Low mileage, excellent condition; 10'ln. bench saw, new motor; 1 H.P. Elec. Motor, water cooled Electric Fan. used short time. Jtoto-Broll with attachments, practically new. 2121 N. BROAD 7 Phone 342-1114 Public Auction SAT., JULY 20 Starting 1 P.M. 227 SO C STREET / MONMOUTH, ILL. Furnishings from the homes o{ Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fair and Miss Marguerite Murphy. There are same exceptionally nice items In this sale. Such as new beige nylon studio couch, walnut dropleai table, mahogany cot- tea and end tables, glassware, china, ate. MR. and MM, GUY FAIR and MJIS MAROUARITE MURPHY, Owner* CEO. V. OASKILL, Auctioneer TO SETTLE ESTATE OF GUST A. PETERSON Executor will be on prenv it*s for inspection and effort on above property on Sot, July 20 and Sun., July 21 13 to 7 P.M. Showcfr Fail* To Halt Hal Weather - Wednesday morning's brief shower, rather than creating a cooling trend as was predicted, was followed by high temperature in the Oalesburg community again today. Temperature at noon today stood at 8?, which was the high point reached yesterday. The reading at noon yesterday was 19. The forecast calls for continued warmth through Friday, with a few scattered thundershoWr ers expected late Friday night. Temperatures Friday arc expected to range in the 90s. Thundershowers have brought no appreciable break in the hot weather throughout the rest of the state. Forecasters said that the mercury may reach 96 in Southern Illinois, despite Wednesday's rains. Vandalia yesterday recorded a high of 91, Peoria 87, Quincy 89, Rantoul and Itock- ford 88, Belleville 90, and Moline 87. A few areas got fairly heavy rain Wednesday, including 1 .76 inches at Vandalia and 1.17 at Belleville. Slayer of Husband Seeks His Insurance PEORIA, 111. (AP)-A woman acquitted of the 1961 slaying of her husband has filed suit to collect $5 ,000 in double indemnity insurance money. Mrs. Mary E. Miller was acquitted in November 1961 after she told the jury she couldn't remember a thing about the shooting which followed a family quarrel in their apartment. Her husband, Earle S., died six days after the shooting. Wednesday, attorneys for Mrs. Miller filed a suit against the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. They asked that Mrs. Miller, as beneficiary of her late husband's life insurance policy, be paid an extra $5 ,000 as double indemnity because of violent death. Panel's Reports On Rail Strife Go to President WASHINGTON (AP)-With no settlement in sight, a special six man panel plans today to finish its task of arming President Kennedy with the facts he needs to recommend legislation designed to avert a nationwide strike. Representatives of management and labor first get their chance to comment on the report completed Wednesday by the special committee and then it goes, in finished form, to the President Friday. The President will use the fact­ finding report in drawing up recommendations for legislation to be submitted to Congress next Monday. Congress will have seven days then to grind out legislation before the deadline. Nicklaus and Foid Tied In PGA ity DON mm AModuM Prcdi Sports Writer DALLAS (Ai*)~4!asters champion Jack Nicklaus and veteran Doug Ford fired 2-under-par 34s today and" set the pace in the early first round scrambling in the 45th Professional Golfers Association Championship, Each had two. birdies and seven pars on the first nine holes over the 7,046-yard, par 36-35—71 Dallas Athletic Club course on an opening day played under a broiling sun that sent the temperature toward the 100 mark and with a strong wind from the south making a tough layout much tougher. J. C. Goosie of Largo, Fla., Wes Ellis of West Caldwell, N.J., and Jim Ferree of Winston-Salem N.C., each with 1-under-par 35s, were the only others among the early starters to make the nine- hole turn under par. There were several at even par, including Mike Souchak, Dow Finsterwald, and Johnny Pott. Arnold Palmer, the 4-1 favorite, was a late starter along with U.S. Open champion Julius Boros, and such top contenders as Gene Littler, Tony Lema, and Sam Snead. BIG BACKYARD SALE 840 E. FOURTH ST. Friday Eve end Saturday Furniture, Clothing, Dishes. Misc. Iisms. Belt ft pepper collection. Something For Everyone Backyard Sale I0t OHIO AVE. FRIDAY end SATURDAY All Day Clothing and Misc. Household Items. AD CORRECTION FREE TRAIN RIDE FOR THE KIDS- At BENNER FOOD STORE Corner SEMINARY end FREMONT STS. BENNER FOOD STORES GAliSBURG, III, Backyard & Rummage Sales, etc. Must be In our office 13 noon day before ed runt. Coll 342-5161 Giiesburg Register-Mail Display Advertising Dept. News Items Of Oquawka OQUAWKA - Miss Gail Pruett of Abingdon spent the weekend with her cousins, Cathy and Susan Fryrear, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Fryrear. Gail's brothers, Michael, David and Greg, spent the weekend with their grandmother, Mrs. Alice Pruett. Their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Pruett, took a weekend trip up the Mississippi with their boat club. Mrs! Maude Davenport is visiting in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Wick and family in Rock Island. Mrs. George Thye is on a 2- week vacation from her work in the office of county treasurer George F. Painter. Mr. and Mrs. Art Goodman and family of Bettendorf were Sunday visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Essex. Mrs. Alma Nolan, in company with her nieces, Mrs. Otto Tidcl and Mr. Tidd of Gulfport, and Mrs. Howard Meadows and Mr. Meadows of Abingdon, went to Flora Saturday to attend the 50th wedding anniversary of Mrs. Nolan's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Cooper. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Simpson and son Clyde Jr. of Oquawka and their son Eddie and family of Paris, France, who are visiting here, went to Sidney, Neb. to visit their son and brother, Paul and wife. Mrs. Alice Pruett returned home Saturday from a visit with relatives in Altona, Galesburg and Abingdon. READ THE WANT ADS! Backyard Sale 1252 Rock Island Ave. FRIDAY, July 19—9 to 5 SATURDAY, July 20—9 to 12 Clothing and Misc. Items. GARAGE SALE 1233 N. PRAIRIE FRIDAY, JULY II Infants clothing to sUe U, stroller, 4 dinette chairs, sidewalk bike, milk glass dishes, child's record player, toys and Misc. McNESS PRODUCTS II you do not have a McNets Dealer to call at your horns, you can get most any item you want from C. E. MOODY at 404 S. Broad St., Knoxville I have a Big Special on Vitamins and Minerals lor Adults and Children. I give SfcH Green •tamps. Mall orders and telephone orders are accepted. PHONE 289-5141 MeCurdyn Host Guests At Alpha ALPfttWMr.' afld Mrs. Howard McCurdy entertained guests Sunday at a diitner when the following were present: Mr.-and Mrs. Robert K. Lee of Mojine and Mr. and Mrs. Evan Lee of Woodhull. They also called on Mrs. Ora Lee at* Galesburg Cottage Hospital, where she has been a patient since June 22, when she fell and incurred a hip fracture. Mr. and Mrs. John Sparble and family of Lansing, Mich., visited recently at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Fosburg. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Barton and family left Saturday on a vacation trip to Fort Worth, Tex., where they will visit her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Bridgeford and family. The following young people left Sunday to attend the Galesburg District Senior Hi MYF camp at Epworth Springs, near Lewistown: Carolyn Cole, Donna Bodeen, Ann Bateman, Marilyn Joess, Sandra Meridith and Diane Buban. Mrs. Tony Buban, Mrs. Edna Bateman and Virgil Bodeen drove the group there. Mrs. Bodeen is one of the counsellors for the Galesburg district campers. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Smith and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Johnson and family of Inman, Kan., visited Thursday at the Lloyd Briggs home, and Mr. and Mrs. Briggs joined the Kansas relatives along with other relatives in this area at a potluck supper Friday at the Ralph Young home in Cambridge. The following were supper guests Sunday at the Emil Ver Schage home; Mrs. Celia Johnson of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Delia Guy of Kewanee, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Cayson of Cambridge and Tayfield Ver Schage of Woodhull. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Swanson of Pekin were Sunday visitors with her mother, Mrs. Olaf Wing. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Johnston and family left Monday to visit their son Donald, who is employed at Glacier National Park, Montana. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Calkins of Kingford, Mich., are visiting Walter C. Peterson and other relatives. They came to attend the Calkins reunion. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Livingston spent the weekend visiting their son Rex in Peoria. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson of Peoria were weekend guests at the William Johnson home and visited other relatives here. Mrs. Gertie Davison of Sherrard was also a guest at the Johnson home. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Canham of Wataga were Sunday visitors at the James Stewart home. David Nesbitt, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nesbjtt incurred fracture of his right arm when he fell from a pony last week while visiting in Aledo. His arm was placed in a cast. Wataga Legion Membership At Top Level WATAGA — The Kenneth R. Stegall Post of the American Legion in Wataga met in regular' session July 11 with Commander Lester K. Peterson, presiding. Commander Peterson announced that the annual post election of officers will be held July 25 at 8 p.m. It was announced that the local legion post had achieved 100 per cent plus one of last year's membership. Total 1963 membership was 40 members including six new members. Auxiliary News Mrs. Rolland (Edythe) Wynkoop of Abingdon, a member of Auxiliary Unit No. 1178, American Legion of Wataga, was elected Knox County Auxiliary president for the coming year. Mrs. LouVelma Bloomfield, was elected president of the local unit for the coming year. Other officers include Mrs. Myrtle Myrtle Wright, first vice president; Mrs. Faye Reynolds, second vice president; Mrs. Dorothy Smith, treasurer; Mrs. Georgia Shores, chaplain, Olga Tucker, secretary, and Mrs. Kathleen McCurry, seargeant-at-arms. Officers will be installed at a later date. Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Stegall and family of Tampa, Fla., have been visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Stegall, this month. Miss Julia Ann Martinson, of Altona, has been visiting this past week with her grandmother, Mrs. Ellen Martinson of Wataga, NOTICE TO BIDDERS The City of Galesburg, Illinois hereby invites sealed bids on sanitation service. Bids will be received until 10:00 A.M.. C.D.T., on July 29. 1663. Bid forms may be obtained at the office of the Citv Purchasing Agent located in City Hall. Michael A. Gravmo Purchasing Agcit 7/13; IT Semi Slips Over With Load of Steel There were no Injuries in a two-car accident shortly after 1 p. m. today when a semi-trailer truck loaded with structural steel tipped on U.S. 34 near the intersection of Fremont and Lincoln streets. . Driver of the car, Lorcn H. Miller of St. Dowagiac, Mich., was ticketed for wrong lane usage. Miller said he had just finished loading the steel from Butler Manufacturing Co. and was headed out of town when the accident occurred. A policeman investigating the accident, said Miller's car hit a bump on the road and the truck tipped over on the left side of the. road and hit the rear end of an auto driven by Grace L. Falloon of Cambridge. The slightly damaged car is owned by Mrs. J. W. Cummings of Kewanee, a passenger. Impact from the fall scattered pieces of steel on the road and a nearby railroad embankment. The truck driver was seen limping following the accident but none of the three persons involved was taken to a hospital immediately. No estimate of the damage could be determined immediately. GalesburgJteoister-Moil, Galesburg, HI. Thursday, July18, 1963 \9 Portugal Sends Reinforcements Into Africa LISBON, Portugal (AP)—Portugal has rushed military reinforcements to its rebel-threatened African colonies, government sources said today. A government announcement Wednesday said African revolutionists have seized control of 15 per cent of Portuguese Guinea, on Africa's west coast. Even before the public announcement, five ships left Lisbon loaded with troops. Two of them were bound for Guinea. The government also granted a $32 million special credit for exr traordinary expenses of military forces abroad. Defense Minister Manuel Gomes D'Araujo charged the rebels slipped into the West African colony from neighboring Senegal and robbed, killed and intimidated the population into helping them. There was no immediate comment from the Senegalese government. Stock Market Drops Following Report by SEC NEW YORK (AP)—Stock market prices drifted lower early today after Wall Street had a night to scan the lengthy and far-reaching recommendations of a special Securities and Exchange study group. Price declines ranged from fractions to $1 a share and were scattered among major groups such as the steels, utilities, motors, rails and chemicals. Many stocks opened unchanged. There was no avalanche of selling. Some of the more volatile issues headed upward. Wednesday afternoon the market dropped for a short time following release of details of the SEC study. Prices steadied somewhat by the close. The SEC report suggested sweeping changes in a number of important exchange operations. American League umpire Jim Honochick of Allentown, Pa., has worked in four World Series. He leads the league's active umpires in this respect. District 116 Operates Within Budget STRONGTIURST - Figures presented to District 116 Board of Education at a regular meeting Monday night,, showed that the board operated within its budget for the school year ending June 30. As a result of this, the board was not forced to issue anticipation warrants— a practice of borrowing money against unrcccived taxes. A short discussion of the budget for the 1963-64 school year was held. The financial blueprint is currently being prepared and the board expects to adopt a tentative budget the latter part of July. Arrangements for providing additional class room space for the middle grades, necessitated by the increased enrollment in the primary grades, were declared completed. A survey of preschool children who will soon be entering school has not yet been completed. Order Equipment In other business, it was reported that additional chalkboards for the fifth grade and replacements for the seventh grade have been ordered. Lockers for the fifth and sixth grades have been ordered. Student insurance was discussed and a decision will be made later this summer as to whiclj company will provide coverage. School for the coming school year will begin Aug. 26 and conclude May 27. Previously schooj closed May 22. If no days are lost, May 22-26 will be vacation days. Physical and dental examinations for those children entering first grade or enrolling in fifth and ninth grades must be completed and reports sent in to the school office before school begins. Blanks for examinations may be obtained from the school office. ABINGDON DOROTHY vrnmm CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 705 W. Adama St, Phone 531 a* it at visit the newlyweds will be guest* of honor at a reception Saturday evening in the home of the bride's, parents, 607 Fearing St. Friends and relatives are invited to tho event, which will be from 7 to 9:30 o'clock in the evening. Woman Sought In Kidnaping of Two-Week Baby METROPOLIS, 111. (AP)—Authorities in Kentucky and Illinois sought a middle-aged, bleached- blonde woman today in the reported abduction of a 2-week-old baby from this Ohio River city. Mrs. Rose Burnham, 18, told officials that on Wednesday she entrusted the care of her infant daughter, Laura Ann, to a stranger who promised to return the child after it had been posed for a photographer. Mrs. Burnham and her grandmother said the woman, about 40 years old, told them the child had won a baby contest at Massac County Hospital. The hospital said it sponsors no contests. Authorities said Mrs. Burnham contacted them about two hours after she said the cjiild was taken. A car dealer reported having seen a woman matching the blonde's description in a late- model car with Kentucky identification. But officials said the woman apparently was a stranger to Metropolis. The child's father is a soldier stationed at Ft. Campbell, Ky. Mrs. Burnham and her grandmother live together. Tony O'Donnell, Michigan State tennis ace, won four straight city titles in his home town of London, Ont., between 1958 and 1961. Youths Report on Program ABINGDON — For Abingdon Kiwanis Club Monday evening, Bill Butler reported on summer youth music camp at University of Illinois and expressed appreciation for the club sponsorship. George Pica related experiences at Premier Boys State and fllsd thanked the club for sponsoring him. George Castle, president, and Russell Reese, vice president, each gave a brief resume of the trip to International Kiwanis convention at Atlantic City, N.J., to which they were accompanied by their wives. Dave Hartley was guest of his father-in-law, Russell Rccsc. It was announced that Charles Rccd- cr will take over duties of Kiwanis Lt. governor Ed Smith of Monmouth Kiwanis Club. Smith is moving to Pennsylvania, where he has a job in a college. Divisional sports day will be held at Lake Bracken next Tuesday. The meal will be served at 7 p.m. Those of the Abingdon clubs unable to attend will have a roundtable at Friendly Cafe July 25 at 6:30 p.m. Abingdon News Briefs In Abingdon Cily Park Friday afternoon, according to an announcement by Miss Ann Bowman, children will participate in a backwards day, when clothes will be worn backwards. Prizes will be given for funniest and most backward outfits. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wallick, Mary Frances, Nancy and Patrick arc on a 10-day vacation trip to Chicago and into Canada. KNOX COUNTY HOME KILLED BEEF GROUND BEEF 299* Horn* Rendered] LARD 10 99* Young Tender BEEF PET LIVER LIVER 3 b . 99 c , 15* Choice Home Killed BEEF For Sale at all times* "Quality and Service Is Our Motto" FEY'S PROCESSING SERVICE BERNARD L. FEY Phone 3447 Abingdon, HI. Tour Is Planned By 4-H Members Bracken Busy Bees Monday evening were hosted in Abingdon Playground by the Clifford Pence family when the annual 4-H Club tour was planned for Sunday at 1 p.m., starting at the McElroy home. A scrap drive also is under way. Tickets may be purchased from now until Fall Festival dates on a chance for two barrels to be given away at that time. Talks were given by Steve Josefson on a trip to Champaign; Larry Morris, who ' was in che top 10 judging team from Knox County; Bill Allen, "Modern Art of Training Show Calves"; demonstrations, Teri Lynn Lucas and Diane Nelson, "How to Make a Sheet Blanket," and Terry Cowan, "How to Make a Feed Scoop." Convene in Park Eighty-one Kum Dubble Klass members and families assembled Monday evening in Abingdon City Park to eat watermelon, cantaloupe and assorted crackers served by losers to winners of the ice cream social ticket sale. Mr and Mrs. Dale Jones were cap tains of the losing team. Crochet, badminton and baseball were eve ning diversion. Plans were discussed for a back-to-school style show. Newlyweds to Be Honored at Reception Mr. and Mrs. Ford B. Perry announce the wedding of their daughter, Judith Ann, to Perry T. Stoop, son of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Stoop II, of Taylor, Mich., which took place this morning in Fairbanks, Alaska. When they arrive for a short Agreement Announced BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (UPD —Burma will ship farm products, minerals, oil seed and other goods to Yugoslavia in return for motor vehicles, farm machinery, textiles and chemical products under a new trade agreement announced here Wednesday. [Budget-Priced yet I Built for Service r*w CENTRIFUGAL JET PUMP FOB DEEP WELLS To* CMT baat thar honaft-to-foacteM F * W quality built into till* acoaomScattf , prictd tfaap wall pump. For ordinary cm- pacific* and praisurat tl raalfy ctoa* a) ; ' firtt rata job, and you can count oa It , for yaart of troubla-fraa sarvica. M ia guaranteed and lactory-taitad for capac- (Has and prtsiuras, and comti complataly aisamblad with tank, praisura (witch, tool valva, air control a*d fitting* pump t« tank. Hara'i lattifactioa^ plat (or year raoaayi WATER SYSTEMS fbW Maaaa flawtaf Warfar •» ffs Utti PARRIS HARDWARE 104 E. Jackson, Abingdon SHANKS NEW — JUST IN Famous Jeanie Brand of Children's Sets —Girls' 7 to 14 Sleeveless Blouses—Many Ladies' Styles — New Knit Tops — Bermudas —- Deck Pants — Jamaicas — Blue Denim and assorted colors of Knee Pants. Come in and see the new "HOG WASHERS." Open Friday and Saturday Nights P.F. Canvas Shoes P.F. means a true arch support shoe— rigid and washable, P. F. Shoes are American made to fit American feet. Shanks have sizes for the family. Nursing Home The first time in history Abingdon has a chance to get over a $400,000 building for only 10 acres of ground. It will be here from now on and tax free to you — steady jobs for 30 persons — with hopes of 30 more the next year. Give your share new! SHANKS ABINGDON

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