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Secretary Would Put Plan For Transit Uiiit to Voters GdlesbuTQ Reoister-MQil, GQlesbuVg, 111. Soturdoy/ April 28, 1973 fj SPRINQPIBLD (UM) --Crc* ation of a mtst transit dtitriet in the six-county area around Chicago should be subject to voter referendum Illinois Trans* portation Secretttry Langhoiiie M. Bond says. Bond, testifying Prldty before the Illinois transportation Study commission, also said the pre* posed multicounty agency should be run without state fi* nancial aid, should be the sole recipient of federal transit money in its operating area and should be • given taxing power. However, Bond said, action must be taken soon to establish such a district and solve the "torrent of difficulties now being experienced by the Chicago Transit Authority and other area itransit earners In the .... "The iituatlen Is malltertticat he said. "Stimething muit done soon If vital servicea to be preserved and farther fare increases avoided. House flpeaher W. Rob Blair, chairman of the ' commission, asked there is time tohoM a referendum Ibefore the CTA through its latest share emergency state aid. Bond plied that, if necessary, state should loan the CTA oper ating funds, which eventually could be repaid by a multi county district. Blair said the commission will issue a preliminary recom' mendation of Its own during the coming week. He said the panel has yet to decide whether I" be are lift „ study whether teren- runs of re the DEATHS AND FUNERALS MRS BELVA BYBEE (Story on Page 2) MRS. MARY BALDWIN MONMOUTH - Mrs. Mary Baldwin, 83, formerly of Larchland, died today at 1:25 a.m. at Monmouth Community Memorial Hospital. Funeral is tentatively scheduled for Monday afternoon at the Hoover Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. MRS. MALVINA FORTE MONMOUTH - Mrs. Malvina Elizabeth Forte, 83,^ of 808 S. First St., died Friday at 6:40 a.m. at Community Memorial Hospital. The former Malvina Elizabeth Newson was bom Oct. 18, 1889, at Augusta. She was reared and educated at Macomb. She married Leroy. Forte, Who died in 1949. She was a practical nurse. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, its missionary society, the Agnes Moody Club and an honorary member of the Secret Pal Club Surviving are five daughters, Miss Zetta May Forte, Monmouth, Mrs. Evelyn Harbor, Aurora, Mrs. Helen Harlman, Burlington, Mrs. Buster (Max: ine) White, Monmouth, and Mrs. Willie (MUdred) Williams, Creston, Calif., and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Turnbull Funeral Home. MRS. JOSEPH SEGHI Funeral for Mrs. Joseph Seghi, 88, of 2410 Grand Ave., who died Wednesday, was Saturday at 11 a.m. at Foley Mortuary. Rev. John A. Lynch, assistant pastor of Corpus Christi Church, officiated. Burial was at Memorial Parle Cemetery. Pallbearers were Pat, Mike, Joey and Jim Prina. MRS. DON WAGONER KEITHSBURG - Mrs. Don Wagoner. 72, Keitfttb^ng, died Friday at 3:35 p.m. at her home from an apparent heart attack. The former Gladys Cooper was boinn Jan. 20, 1901, at Ailedo, and married Don Wagoner on Dec. 15, 1920, at Taylor Ridge. She was educated in the Perryton and Aledo sctiools, and fanned with her husband in the Keithsburg area imtU they retired seven years ago and moved to Keithsburg. She was a member of the Perryton United Presbyiterian Church. Surviving with her husband are three sons, William of WilliamsfieJd, Donald of Rock Falls and Charles of Keiths­ burg; 10 grandchildren and four great - grandchildren; a brother, John Cooper, Keithsburg, and a sister, Mrs. Ed Newswander, Aledo. Funeral will beSunday at 2 p.m. at Reiser Ghapd, Aledo, with Rev. WiUard Johnson, pastor of Perryton United Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be at Hamlet Cemetery northeast of Aledo. Visitation'Will be today after 7 p.m. and Sunday before the service. Memorials may be made to the Coronary Care Unit of the Mercer County Hospital, tihe family said. MRS. HARVEY O. PETERSON Funeral for Mrs. Harvey 0. PetersQii, 74, orhear Cameron, who died Thursday at Cottage Hospit^t, Was conducted at 10:30, ;a.in.' today at Hinchiiff-Pearson- W^ilt Ch'apelby tir. Joseph Hoffman: >! Biirial was ' at Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jerry and Dale Hanson. Jimmy Daniels, Jim Bruington, David Eiker and Ben Swanson. MRS. RALPH R. REED Funeral for Mrs. Ralph R. Reed, 77, of 637 W. Fremont St., who died Wednesday at St. Marv's Hospital, was conducted at 3 p.m. today at Hinchliff- Pearson-West Chaoel bv Rev. Ralnh Bennett, pastor of First Christian Church. Burial was at Henderson. MP«. MARY ALLEN ALEXIS — Funeral for Mrs. '»QrT. s]]px\, 94. of Alexis who fiioA w «Hnesdav, was Friday •'t 9. n.in. at North Henderson Un»»«f> Methodist Church. Rev. "ai'i Pasl(iwitz, pastor, offici- Burial was at Mt. Vernon ^omptPT" near North Hender- "Ar. Pallbearers wem .Tosenh •i.,»rr,"^ T,vlo T ^rroll, Roh'>rt T,«"» Tnrnnuist. Weslcv -..i„,^„ pviillin Olson. ARTHUR M. BERQUIST Arthur M. Berquist, 83, of San Bernardino, Calif., formerly of Galesburg, died Friday morning at Community Hospital, San Bernardino. He was bom Aug. 6, 1889, in Galesburg. He was a plumber most of his life and retired in 1953. He married Loretta Has- Idns on Oct. 8, 1917, in Galesburg. Surbivors include two sisters, Mrs. Muini Gustafson, Liberty, Mo., and Mrs, Ethel Simpkins, Hammond, Ind., and two grandsons. Graveside services will be Monday ait 11 a.m. at Henderson Cemetery. FYiends may caU at Hinchliff - Pearson • West Ohiapel at 10 a.m. the day of •the service. 'h0ars0n.. FUNERAL DIRECTOSS 1070 WEST FREMONT STRUT 6AUSBUM MR. ARTHUR M. BERQUIST - San Bernadino, Calif. Formerly of Galesburg. Graveside services 11 A.M. Monday at the Henderson Cemetery, Henderson, 111. Friends may call at the chapel one hour prior to service. Burial at the Henderson Cemetery, Henderson, 111. MBS. ETHEL MAY HALL - Peoria, 111. Services 1:30 P.M. Monday at Hinchliff-Pearson-W e s t Chapel. Friends may call Sunday evening at the Chapel. Burial at Alpha Cemetery, Alpha, 111. MRS. BELVA B. BYBEE - 485 E. North St. Services 3 P.M. Monday at Hinchliff-Pear son-W e s t Chapel. Friends may call at the chapel Sunday evening. Burial at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. to recommend a system sup* ported by local funds or one paid for in part by the state! Alio Friday the biennial re* port of the Northeastern Illinois PlAnnlbg Commission recom* mended that any legislation establishing an areawide mass transit district should contain a provision for review of operations by the NIPC. The report, however, did not reboiiiimend specifics of any mass transit plan for the area. Several plans for areawide transit systems have been introduce into the General Assem biy this session. Most seek to end yearly state subsidies for the CTA, often granted under threat of imminent fare increases or operational cutbacks. MississippVs Lenel Drops At Oquawka (Continued From Page 2) Missouri, Illinois and Mississippi," the President said. "Today, I am declaring Arkansas and Louisiana disaster areas as well. "COUNTLESS acts of heroism and sacrifice have been performed. ..." Weary men today continued their battle agahist the worst Mississippi River flooding in history from the cornfields of Iowa to the Louisiana Delta. The surging river already has topped some levees and burst through others to swallow some 11 million acres of land and send thousands of families from their homes. The flood crest stood about 40 miles north of St. Louis, Mo., and continued to roll downstream, sending the river to its highest levels in history. Already, the river's muddy waters were surging past the Gateway Arch at St. Louis at the rate of six million gallons per second. , EIGHT persons have died in the river's latest 'onslaught, the third round of flooding this spring along the river. Close to 20 persons died in two Mississippi floods earlier this month. Governmental agencies have estimated damage in the latest round of fkoding at $400 million. The figure aM>eared optunistic, since damage in the St. Louis area alone was set at $136 milUon and Mississippi state officials estimated their losses at $120 million. The river bfoke through the levee protecting Kaskaskia Island at two locations, send- ind water pouring onto the one-time capital of Illinois. Authorities said it was "only a matter of time" before water covers the historic 12,000-acre island. THE 300 island residents had been evacuated along with their livestock. A crest of 43.3 feet was expected at the island Sunday with flood stage at 27 feet. On Friday, the river stood at nearly 42 feet. Man killed GALENA, III. (UPI) - Ronald Mangier, 33, Savanna, was killed early today when his car went out of control about three miles east of Galena and struck a tree. The Hot, Cold Spots NEW YORK (UPI) highest temperature reported to the National Weather Service Friday excluding Alaska and Hawaii was 102 degrees at Palm Springs, Calif. Today's low was 18 degrees at Bemidji, Minn. Three persons were under Intensive care today at St. Mary's Hospital, Galesburg, after a 2-car head-on collision Friday morning on III. 41 one mile south of Avon. Occupants of the car in left photo, being approached by ambulance attendants, were Alfred Sloan, 24, and his wife, Debra, 17, of Prairie City. Hariand Brantj 69, Canton, was the driver of the car in photo at right. Brant and Mrs. Sloan, who is pregnant, were reported in critical condition this morning, and Sloan was listed as serious by hospital officials. Brett Bradley, 15, who was at Bradley's Western and Trailer Sales near the accident scene, said he heard the collision about 10:45 a.m. He called an ambulance and Three Injured in Accident alerted his father, Berwin Bradley. The elder Bradley said the accident was the thlltl at that location in a month. State police reports on the accident were incomplete today, but the elder Bradley said a rut svi inches wide and six inches deep running alongside the road may have been a factor. Fill material, apparently for the hole, is near the scene. But, Bradley said, "They won't event put the crushed rock in." He said he had alerted state police, but they said it was "out of their hands." A spokesman for the company which resurfaced the highway last fall said the firm was unaware of the condition. Marriage Licenses KNOX OOUNTY-Miss Vema J. Van Winkle, 25, and Alan R. Hass, 22, both of Oquawka. Mrs. Irene M. (Scholl) Stickle, 47, and Clayton L. Wright, 53, both of Waitaga. Mrs, Clara C, (Depoorter) Roaoh, 46, and Robert Jackson, 45, both of Rock Island. Laura B, (Eaves) Boynton, 22, 463 Icwa Ave., and Carroll D. Johnson, 23, East Galesburg. Miss Rosemary A. McCombs, 19, 1564 Russell Ave., and Ronald L. Copeland, 23, 130 S. Pleasant Ave. Patricia Leona Dillin, 20, and Frank Gerald Mangieri, 37, both of Abingdon. HENDERSON COUNTY Rick Wayne Humphrey, West Buriington, and Pitricia Ann VVilley, Perry, Iowa. Jack Charles Huddleston, and Peggy Lavay Kerschner, both of Wapello, Iowa. Ted Allen Anderson, LaHarpe, aiid Susan Jane Painter, Tere Haute, Ind. MCDONOUGH COUNTY Edwind D. Powell, Blanduisyille, and Joan J. (Watts) Hensley; Ben Hardmg, 642 N. Jackson St., Bushnell, and Linda Raymond, 595 N. Jackson St., Bushnell, and Gordon Clark and Deborah Daggett, both of Blandinsville. Divorces Filed KNOX COUNTY - Danny Lee Joseph against Jackie Lee Joseph, Maria Catherine Lagios against John Lagios, Jeanette V. Dexter against Duane E. Dexter, Beverly Sholl against John R. Sholl Jr., and Frank E. Crocker against Esther L. Crocker. Divorces Granted HENDERSON C 0 U N T Y- Mary Elaine Minneman was divorced in Circuit Court here this week from John A. Minneman. Married Sept. 6, 1959, the couple 'had four children. Custody was awarded to the mother and the father was ordered to pay $500 per 'month for child support. The divorce was granted on a complaint charging mental cruelty. Thefts MONMOUTH - Randall D. Chambers, 440 S. Seventh St., reported to police Friday at 7:19 a.m. that a tape deck worth $50 had been stolen from his car while it was parked in front of his home Thursday night. Group Pushes Construction Of Supplemental Freeways Representatives of the city and the Galesburg Chamber of Commerce met with the secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation and area legislators in Springfield Thursday to press for construction of supplemental freeways in Western Illinois. The discussions centered on plans for a 4-lane, interstate- type highway between Galesburg and Monmouth parallel to U.S. 34. Transportation Secretary Langhorne Bond told the group that Gov. Daniel Walker has not yet unveiled specific plans for Western and Central Illinois highways, but that he has instructed the department to give the area high priority. Attending the session were Illinois Reps. Clarence E. Neff, R-Stronghurst; A. T. McMaster, R-Oneida, and Samuel McGrew, D-G.eneseo; Sen. Clifford B. Latherow, R-Carthage; City Manager Thomas Herring, Charles Morrow, Michael Johnson, Harold Nichols, William Henderson, and Thomas Doyle. Traffic Court Steve M. Reischling, 23, 578 Lombard St., was sentenced Friday in Traffic Division of Knox County Circuit Court to seven days in the Knox County Jail for driving with a suspended drivers license. Beatrice M. Pacheco, 47, 758 Liberty St., was fined. $100 for reckless driving and $10 for failing to report an accident to police. Fined for speeding were Jack L. Gledfelter, 36, Knoxville, $14; Geral^ D. Fisher, 35, 269 Maple Ave., $20; Norman Jones, 44, Oakwood, $15; and John R. Walter, 74, 701 N. Prairie St., $16. Fined $10 for speeding were Daniel S. Rudman, 28, 1008 Parkview Rd.; James D. Pratt, 26, Canton, and Ronald E. Hinkson, 21, 980 Mulberry St. Alan E- Bayless, 22, 256 Benner Ave., and Letha M. Johnson, 51, 711 Avenue A, were each fined $10 for stop signal violations. Excessive acceleration resulted in $10 fines for Michael K. Kuhlman, 20, 133 N. Seminary St.; Donald H. Bern, 23, 772 S. Academy St., and James M. Spe^man, 33, of near Galesburg. Others fined $10 Friday were LaRue J. Meehan, 29, 1749 E. Main St., muffler violation; Danny L. Joseph, 26, 46 N. Pearl St., driving with one headlight; Sharon K. Booth, 20, 1084 S. Seminary St., failing to render aid or information at the scene of an acident, and Mary R. Lester, 22, 1615 W. Waters St., turning violation. Fined $5 for parking violations were Terry M. Baughman, 450 Monroe St.; Timothy Harris, 301 Huston St., and Donald Malone, 961 Monroe St. HENDERSON COUNTY- Fines of $10 for traffic violations were paid by 10 persons this week in Traffic Division of Circuit Court. Fined for lane violations were Robert C. Sattler, 26, Ronald Dean Petty, 23, and Steven C. Lees, 20, all of Burlington. Others fined were Kenneth M. McAdams, 34, Cuba, 111., driving too fast for conditions; Stephen R. Florie, 21, Macomb, speeding; Dwight G. Scott, 53, Biggsville, passing violation; Donald R. Robinson, 25, Lynn Center, violation of license classification; Jason W. Thomas, 61, Biggsville, failing to yield the right of way; Jane L. Olson, 24, Dallas City, stop sign violation, and Timothy S. Sweet, 23, Oquawka, muffler violation. Circuit Court HENDERSON COUNTY Harlan Hariey Ricketts, 52, Aurora, and Richard Ricketts, 27, also of Aurora, each forfeited $100 bonds this week in circuit court when they failed to show up for court appearances. Harlan Ricketts was charged with battery and Richard Ricketts for reckless conduct. ^ Three persons were fined $10 Kellogg St. HOSPITAL NOTES St. Marv 's ADMISSIONS FRIDAY: Harian Brant, Canton Gary E. Ball, 1551 Brown Ave. Stanley B. Day, Monmouth Mrs. Shiriey J. Ennis, 1372 Morton Ave. Clifford H. Hay, Aledo Miss Cheryl M. Henry, 140 N. Peari St. JMrs. Myrtice B. Jones, 234 N. each for conservation law violations — no valid fishing licenses. 1 Fined were Richard Cabrera, 19, Galesburg; Lewis L. Seals,, 35, Buriington, and Charles W.'Mrs Debra J. Sloan, Avon Jcrdan, 21, Matherville. DISMISSALS FRIDAY: Arrests A 16-year-old Galesburg boy was arrested by Galesburg police Friday for possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, driving without a drivers license and havmg no valid wheel tax sticker after the motorcycle the youth was riding was stopped by patrohnen in the 1200 block of Beecher Avenue. He was ordered to appear next week in Knox County Court. Robert E. Dennis, 35, 963 Lincoln St., was charged with disorderly conduct — breach of peace, after he reportedly chased his family out of their home Friday at 11:23 p.m. Police said Dennis was intoxicated. Traffic Accidents Mildred E. Hutchcroft, 66^ 309 Madison St., was charged with driving while under the influence of liquor after her car collided with a parked auto Fri day at 9:14 p.m. ui the 200 block of South Seminary Street. Police said the Hutchcroft vehicle struck one owned by Barbara v. Huber, Mobile City Trailer Court, pushing it uito one owned by Bridgehouse Inc., 2265 N. Seminary St., which was shoved into a third parked car owned by Neil A. Keith, 160 Osage St. A car driven by Marc D. Pedigo, 16, 990 S. Cedar St., skidded and overturned in a ditch Friday about 8:15 p.m. on a curve on West Carl Sandburg Drive east of U.S. 150. Pedigo was cited for driving too fast for conditions. The intersection of Main Street and Aliens Avenue was the scene of a mishap Friday at 1:24 p.m. when a car driven by Nora B. Robertson, 75 109 S. Whitesboro St., struck the back of one driven by Walter J. Jones, 69, 1962 Grand Ave. Nora Robertson was charged with failuig to reduce spe^ to avoid an accident. A car driven by Anna M. Sward, 73, Matherville, went out of control Friday at 1:17 p.m. near the intersection of Waters Street and Bandy Avenue, jumped a curb, knocked down a sapling and colliduig with the house at 184 Bandy Ave., She was not charged. A car driven by Marguerite HoUoway, 66, Lake Rice, struck a parked car owned by William L. Peterson, 60, 975 E. Fremont St., Friday at 12:54 p.m. in the 100 block of East Ferris Street. There were no charges. Blame Crash On 'Fatigue' Of WinfT Part WASHINGTON (UPI) - The National Transportation Safety Board has attributed the crash of a light plane that killed all six persons aboard near Davenport, Iowa, last week to metal fatigue of the right wing spar. The plane, owned by Air Iowa Service of Muscatine, was en route to Chicago from Muscatine, when it crashed in a farm field on an approach to the Davenport Municipail Airport April 19. "This \a another in a long series of accidents, dating back to 1947, that have been caused by fatigue fractures in Beech Louis Forsythe, 421 N. Cedar St. i Model 18 wing spars" the board Mrs. Betty J. Kendall, 1419 N.. Semuiary St. William A. Mack, Avon Leonard A. Peterson, Oneida Alfred Sloan, Avon B. Ivan Gordan, Prairie City Miss Amy Colgan, Princeville Mike Colgan, Princeville Ralph Bacher, Elmwood Keith A. DeJaynes, Abingdon Mrs. Marian Jones, 1085 E. North St. Darrell Hoyle, Bushnell said in its report. Witnesses of the crash said the right wing of the plane folded as it flew over the Wayne Dietz farm, five miles from the airport. Dietz, a seasoned pilot, said he saw the right wing crumple John H. DeSollar, ^Knoxville g^^j ^^^^ Mrs. lola Houser, 1414 E. Fre- Jl^,. mont St. Mrs. Glenna Motz, Rio Miss m \e Giles, 1417 N. Kellogg St. Mrs. Prosha Walker, Victoria Mrs. Grace Mitchell, Aledo Richard E. Stremmel, 564 N. Seminary St. Mrs, Audrey N. Hughbanks, , Knoxville Cottage ADMISSIONS FRIDAY: Miss Jackie S. Straus, East Galesburg Todd W. Trobaugh, 586 Clark St. Hunter C. Hill, Knoxville Howard D. Gibson, Knoxville Lynn L. Loveridge, Alpha Teresa A. Hinkle, Knoxville Mrs. Mildred A. Pedigo, Monmouth Nancy E. Johnson, 775 Ella St. Christina M. McMillan, Knoxville Mrs. Mary Ann German, Victoria Mrs. Tillie Humes, Galesburg Route 1 Jeffry S. Trione, 954 N. Kellogg St. DISMISSALS FRIDAY: James D. Cully, 1043 N. Broad St. Mrs. E. Darlene Larson, 584 Maple Ave. Roland H. Webster, Toulon Sammy C. Keisling, Aledo would crash. BaseJjall- (Continued From Page 2) mower for the park department. Requests will be heard Irom: —Intra State Telephone Co. for an easement on the Gross Galesburg property. —Galesburg Public Library Board of Directors for a library tax levy. —Home Savings and Loan Assn. for participation in sidewalk construction and for certain parking changes. — rd -Cily Posting Co. to relocate two billboards. .UP FOR approval are a preliminary plat of Lakeside Subdivision-Extension I and a preliminary-final plat of Maxewll Parkway addition^Extension I. Legal action against two un- siaife buildings is to be reconsidered. They are located at 747 W. Tompkins St. and 1084 Emery St. The council also will consider legal action against an unsafe building at 139-143 S. Seminary St. Mrs. Dolly Lowry, Oneida .Joel D. Noe, 108 Madison St. No tickets were issued after|Michael W. Galloway, 958 W. a mishap Friday shortly after! North St. Strike Oil SALEM, 111. (UPI) - The Craig S. Wright, 887"Harrison St.|Collins Brothers DrilUng Co. of 2 p.m. when a car driven by Clair W. Colburn, 52, Woodhull, hit one driven by William R. Anderson, 31, 705 OHve St., on the northeast corner of the Public Square. An auto operated by Joann E. Brown, 32, Rio, hit the back of a car driven by Eleanor L. Enslow, 40, Lake Warren, Friday at 4:42 p.m. in the 1700 block of Monmouth Boulevard. There were no charges. MONMOUTH - Cars driven by Allen E. Young, 53, Roseville, and Miss Sarah Graham, 17, 217 E. Fourth Ave., collided Thursday at 3:15 p.m., according to a report made later at the police . station. Young told police he had stopped his auto at the yield sign at the West Broadway approach to the Public Square when it was struck from behind by the Graham auto. Mount Vernon said today its ;Mastis - Hart No. 1 discovery jwell near here, believed the deepest yet to the Silurian reef Ralph M. Henderson, Knoxvilleiin Illinois, is flowing 35 barrels Mrs. Ethel M. Knapp, St. Augus-jan hour, tine Rev. Milton P. Enelhardt, Altona Robyn A. Damitz, 179 Fulton St. Eric C. Horton, 62 Garfield Ave. Mrs. Mary E. Ralston, Wood" huii Man Killed PRINCEVILLE, 111. (UPI) Charles R. Breimem, 40, Roseville, Mich., was killed early today .when the car in which Mrs. Gladys L. Lowery, Gales-jhe was riding failed to negotiate a turn on IlUnois 91 east of here and overturned. burg Route 3 i Fire Calls Galesburg firefighters extinguished a fire m a fence Friday at a;40 pjn. at 120 Aliens Ave. after a rubbish fire spread. Loss was light. Firemen extmguished a rub- bush fire Friday at 5:44 p.m. m the 800 bloQk of Michigan Avenue. No loss was reported. Firefighters mopped up spilled gasoline Friday about 11:20 p.m. near the corner of Morton Avenue and Freniont street. There was m sire. 1 THMK A-1 WHEN YOU NEED AN AMBULANCE N. M. KHASTNH, 9mm

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