Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 20, 1963 · Page 11
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Festivities Highlighted On Western Illinois Scene By TOM MCHHORN Three communities in this area kicked off 2-day events Friday, while another moved into its third day today. Parades Friday marked the beginning of festivities at Little Vork and Victoria, while parades were held today at Gladstone and London Mills. Tonight's activities will conclude festivities in all four towns. Gladstone's 3-day affair will be capped tonight with an amateur show and a "modem square dance" at 9 o'clock. Other events today included an oldtirners baseball game between Gladstone and. Galesburg teams. Last night the .Quad Cify Dancers performed at Gladstone. Events there were sponsored by the Henderson County VPW Post. Little York's 2-day fair was crammed with activities. Tonight a skydiving exhibition is slated there, to be performed by the Muscatine Skydiving Club, It will begin at 7 o'clock just south of Little York High School. List 66 Entries Friday's parade included 66 entries and eight floats. Prizes were awarded. Following; the parade were the children's games and the dropping of priae tickets from an overflying airplane. A variety show, staged at Legion Hall, was climaxed with a free sock hop. Today's events include the home economics 4-H projects and style show, livestock judging and a band concert. A dance follows tho skydiving exhibition. A teen-hop concluded Friday's activities at Victoria. Earlier a children's parade and baby show were held. ROVA High School Band gave a concert there last night. Dance at Victoria A dance will be held tonight in Victoria, also, between 9 and 1 o'clock, Scheduled to follow a variety show at 8 o'clock at East Park, the dance will have music provided by the Pleasant Valley Boys. Slated tonight at 8 o'clock in London Mills is a performance by the Cassiday Sisters, a recording team, at the Legion Hall, where a dance will follow at 9 o'clock. Other events today included the parade at 11 a.m. and a homo talent show at 2 o'clock, with Chuck O'Brien and Frank Willis as emcees. Another home talent show was presented Friday. Le­ gion Auxiliary women served short orders Friday and chicken sup* per today from 4:30 p.m. Following Is a list of winners in various eventa: Children's division — Tricycles, Brad Dnrrnh, Susan Mills, Todd Hall, Bicycles. Sharon Joscphson, Cindy Welch, Jeff Cnrver, Best comical entry, Terry Hole, Steven Kelthley, Jimmy nnd Roberta Nelson. Pet, Bill Gulllngcr Vlcklo nnd Debbie Bittles, Lennne Oullinger. Miscellaneous, Dcnlsc and Dunne Ricketts and Jeff Ballard, Rhonda and Brendn Ricketts, Mark, Tom and Bnrry Free. Ponies, Mike Miller, ' James Davis Jr., Barbara Campbell. Church floats, Belmont Young Mnrrled Class, Little Cedar United Presbyterian Church. Miscellaneous floats, Little York Provers 4-H Club. Community Club, Little York Grade School. At tho Vlctorln parade winning entries were: Floats, Senior MYF, Royal Neighbors, Rask and Glbbs children. Bicycles, Sharon Chastqen, Joanl Wheeler, Belle Morlan. Tricycles, Denlse Zlegbcr, Iln Chestccn, Susan Hanson. Baby bugi?ie3, Beth Curry; Kelly Gibbs and Judy Nelson; Dennis Harcdon, Rence and Mar- gorio Vcrstraitc. Wagon, Center Prairie City Church: Dennis and Sharon Frcdrickson and Vaughn and Mike King; Cheryl Morlan. Miscellaneous, Lonnie Zlegler, Randy and Teresa Sopher, Mary- Ian and Sandy England. Show horses. Kathcrian Brockel- hurst, Roger Bice, Jerry Sornberger. Ponies, Richard Burns, Artie Kirgan, Roger Sieboldt. Stock horses, Susan Dennis, Tom Dennis, Connie Jo Truelove. , Winning In the Victoria baby contest were: Birth to 6 months, Tax Ann, daughter of Mrs. Sue Johnson of Dahinda; Pamela Diane, daughter *A ' CHILDREN NOTE 25TH YEAR OF VICTORIA'S SUNSHINE CLASS. LITTLE YORK HIGH SCHOOL BAND, UNIQUELY UNIFORMED, LEADS THE PARADE. SAIL STRAIGHT COURSE DOWN VICTORIA'S MAIN STREET. POT OF GOLD FOUND OVER THE RAINBOW AT VICTORIA. of Mrs. Jim McNaught of Victoria; David Laverne, son of Mrs. Carol Felgar of Wataga. Six months to one year, Connie Lee, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Charles Forsythe of Galesburg; Susan Kay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Larson of Victoria; J. F., son of Mr. and Mrs, Joe Bcyess of DcLong. One year to two years, Kelly Lynn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gibbs of Victoria; Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Frances of Woodhull; Keith and Kevin twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Erlckson of Victoria. Greet Osborne Man at Kirkwoocl KIRKWOOD — Emil Knoccmus of Osborne was Tuesday guest :n the home of his brother-in-law, Fred Brickcr. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Murphy of Burlington and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Shauman, Kenny and Kevin of Biggsvillc were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and ' Mrs. Otto Swarts. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rosenbalm spent Sunday in the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ness of Lomax. Rosemary who had been in the home of her sister recently, returned home with her parents. Attend Reunion Mr., and Mrs. J. W. Millar at­ tended the Berthclscn family picnic at the Richard Ballard home in Belmont Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Dvvight Campbell of Little York were Sunday guests in the Bert Kruse home. Qalesburg Register-Mail GALESBURG, ILL., SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1963 SEC. 2 PAGE it 4 -H'ERS FLOAT THROUGH LITTLE YORK. NOW! 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