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Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, July 26, 1963
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Signature Man Charged With Murder Mi% Puckett at f SPRINGFIELD, III (AP) Operation of the vast public aid program in Illinois has officially been transferred to a new de* partment under the gover* nor. Gov. Otto Renter Signed into law Thursday a scries of bills abolishing the 10-member Illinois Public Aid Commission (IPAC), which has had a stormy existence during its 22 years. Kerner appointed Harold 0. (Hap) Swank, Springfield, director of the department. Swank has been executive secretary of the IPAC the last year. Kerner said he and other gov* ernors had long tried to make public aid part of the chief executive's responsibility. "Illinois has taken a major step Listed fair r St. Mary's thofity through long-term bonds aid to grade and high schools duf- for financing the projects. The ing the new two-year budget peri- bonds are to be paid off from od. A separate bill increasing *f he u^ v o{ Mrs Mafv • ™, regular two-year appropriations stale aid by $32 million- is still Dihvorth) ^ who ^T &yshot 1 awaiting his action. Mrs. Willis Galesburc P. of the agencies involved. A $7 million appropriation to meet bond payments in the 196365 fiscal period was approved by Kerner* participation in a He signed another measure ap- gram to retrain persons losing $433 million in state their jobs because of automation. Wednesday evening by her hus band Louis A. Dilworth, 37, was to be taken later today to Car- Appropriate $500,000 for state, bondale, home of the Dilworth's federal pro- f 0 r funeral services and burial. Other Bills Signed Other bills signed by Kernfer: propriating Man Escapes Following the shooting on the porch of the home of the Dil- worths* son*in*law and daughter, Appropriate $4 million to ensure Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl Camp- continuation of higher pensions bell Jr., 989 S. Academy St., Dil- for downstate teachers already worth was reported to have shot ween From Bet two trains (Picture on page 1) William E. Carlson, 39, of forward with the signing of this legislation and I commend the Oquawka, miraculously escaped General Assembly for joining death Thursday about 10 p.m., with me in producing this long- when the car he was driving was sought accomplishment/' he said, dragged between two strings of Legislative opponents of the railroad boxcars on adjacent change argued that it would in- tracks. It happened just east of ject politics into relief payments, the Santa Fe crossing at the U, S. Aid checks total about $25 mil- 34-IU. 41 cutoff road immediately lion a month and are paid to an west of the Galesburg city limits, estimated 430,000 persons. Carlson was reported in fair Swank will have charge of the condition today at Cottage Hospital where last night the at- ending physician listed the injuries as a dislocated hip and forehead lacerations. The Oquawka man submitted to a blood test for alcoholic content at the hos- tional Governors' Conference, also | pital. retired. Requiring that bicycles on highways be equipped with front and rear lights. Provide for privilege of com himself with a .33 caliber revolver. He continued in fair condition today at St. Mary's Hospital, where he has been under police Puckett, 60, public school teacher and wife of the Puckett Buick Co. proprietor, died at 6:15 a.m. today at St. Mary's Hospital, where she had been a patient since July 10. Mrs. Puckett had been under a doctor's care intermittently for* more than a year. She taught at Allen Park School the past two years, and prior to that taught for eight years at Abingdon. Mrs. Puckett was born Jan. 20, 1903, at Bloomfield, Iowa, where the Pucketts were married Aug. 31, 1924. They came to Galesburg from Chicago Heights 11 years ago. Mrs. Puckett was a graduate WASHINGTON (UPI) The Senate Commerce Committee called the heads of five railroad unions to* day to outline why they woiild be opposed to the Pres* ident's proposal that the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) settle the work rules dispute. One of the five, Charles Luna of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, charged Thursday night in a statement that the bill is a form of compulsory arbitration and said "giving the ICC life and death control over our working rules is just about the worst possible solution." * JFK Proposal WASHINGTON (UFtJ The —on between a psychialrist | SStfSJST&^S I* *"! S ^ been issued against Dilworth, and his patient. Set a 55-mile-per-hour speed Dr. Jackon K. Erffmeyer, Knox limit on an auto towing another County coroner, impahelel a cor vehicle on a highway. Appropriate $66 million school oner's jury late Thursday after- for I noon at the Fletcher and McDou- and took graduate study at Pes- talozzi-Froebel Teachers College at Chicago and Western Illinois University at Macomb. She was a member of the Business and lunch • . , Professional Women's Club and transportation, school gald Funeral Home. The inquest | the mmis Teachers Association. educa- will be held at a later date. driver programs, tion course and aid to junior colleges. Former Aide To Stratton Eyes Race SPRTNGF1ELD, 111. (AP^-Ed- Luna said he wbuld rather "let vvard Prce Jr. of Springfield, lc- Congress order the parties to g a i advisor to Illinois House bargain, and name a .group to sit Speaker John Lewis, said today in and observe \what happens. ne might enter the Republican They will soon find out where the race f or g0V ernor in 1964. free process of bargaining is Pree saic i j, e wi u soun d ou t par- breaking down," he said, appar- ty i ea( fers throughout the state ently referring to management ^thin ^ ncxt ^ to m days j^. charges that it is the unions who fore announcing ^ decision. are refusing to bargain the dif. p 44_ vear . 0 id attorney, will ferences hat our times have led ^ ^ f honor t fl rc An autopsy was have disclosed that Surviving with her husband are reported to a daughter, Mrs. Audun Ravnan the bullet 0 f Lincoln, Neb., and three department 's 5,200 workers. He will receive $27,500 a year as director. Signs Building Bill Kerner, returning to his desk after a week's absence at the Na- Authorize school boards to penetrated Mrs. Dilworth's heart, grandchildren, make school buildings available It lodged under the skin near the Funeral will be Monday at 2 p. to * all persons as civil defense lp£t shoulder blade and fell out m at Hinchliff and Pearson Fu- were being taken to the brink of a nationwide rails strike. Also called to testify today were R. E, Davidson, grand chief engineer of the Brotherhood of tion in Mound City Saturday night, Sponsors of the affair are the Pulaski County and Alexander County central committees and shelters. as x-rays Make the Illinois House clerk Wednesday night. Dilworth was CaU Sunday. Burial will be at a year-round employe at $1,000 a reported to have shot himself in Memorial Park Cemetery. the upper abdomen, with the bullet lodging near the left hip bone. He underwent „ . , former Pulaski County Judge Joe Locomotive Engineers; L. J. Wag- rva i n mayor of Atlanta today urged Congress to enact President Ken* nedy's proposal to ban facial discrimination in hotels, restaurants and other private business open to the public. The appeal of Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. was the first by a major Southern public official favoring the so-called public accommodations act at hearings by the Senate Commerce Committee. Allen led off a full day of testimony oti both sides of the capitol today on civil rights legislation. South Carolina Gov, Donald S. Russell was scheduled to appear before the Senate group after Allen. Reversal Possible Mayor Allen testified that if tho open-facilities act is not enacted, some Southern cities which voluntarily banned discrimination might reverse themselves and return to policies of strict segregation. "We cannot dodge the issue/* Allen said. "We cannot look back Pree has been mentioned not over our shoulder or turn the month. Increase the salary of the Illinois Youth Commission chairman neral Chapel, where friends may | ner » president of the Order of Railway Conductors an Brake- on , ag fl tentia , cancIicIate for clock back to the 1860V' men; N P. Speirs, president of ^ ^ a , so for ||eutenant But Allen said a* public the Switchmen s Union, and H.E nor ^ attorn generaL nidations act should contain pro- Gilbert, international president of f_ J - & — - ^......^ .... , . . accom surgery from $12,000 to $15,000 a year. Require an ambulance to comply with Speed limits and other for removal of the bullet. Daughter Saw Shooting signed a bill for a $60 million building program, chiefly at state universities, prisons and mental | ton, who institutions. The program is to be undertaken by the Illinois Building Au- The Weather K«y to Pag* I Wnlhn Strips Brown—Storm Y«Uow—Faiv lUd—Warn Bloa—Cold Authorities related yesterday afternoon that Jeanette Dilworth, on an amergency call. „ , . traffic laws unless the driver is Conducting last nights investi-' directe d by a physician to disre- L , , . Uf gation was Trooper Stanley rior- gard them or the ambulance , s the coupes 12-year-old daughter ton, who was assisted at the ...... ^ - -i..-*.— scene by Trooper William Pollard, Deputy Sheriff M, R. Stewart and members of the Galesburg Police Department. Pending further investigation, no charges have been filed, they said. Carlson, driving north on the cutoff road, was reported to have driven around the crossing gate as cars were being switched from NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Partly a westbound extra freight train cloudy, scattered thunderstorms Qn which likely tonight. Continued warm Dragged 65 Feet William Segdwick of Saturday. Low tonight 66-73. High Dallas City was the engineer and S lfewA 3 : 8 PaxUy cloudy tonight Clyde Culbertson of Chillicothe and Saturday with scattered show- the conductor, ers or thunderstorms northwest tonight and north central and extreme west portion Saturday. Cooler northwest Saturday. Low tonight 65-70 east and lower 70s •west. High Saturday 80s northwest to near 90 southeast. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Part- I en( i 0 « f u p ^w: n « n f oo parc v^; nc , ly cloudy tonight. Low In lower ena 01 ine sinn B OI 66 cars Deing 70s. Saturday partly cloudy, con- set eut here on the northernmost tinued warm, chance thunder- rtf i I,,, ,„uu *u • 7 storms Saturday or Saturday night, set of tracks, with the remamder, yesterday was the fourth d flV High near 90. Southerly winds 1 0 f the train on the adjacent | of ^elm mnval The auto was reported to have struck the fourth car from the Barriers to Fall, NAACP Head Avers Dr. W. N. Daniel, president of the Chicago Chapter of the NAACP, outlined in an address Thursday to Baptist delegates attending sessions at East Main Street Congregational Church, plans the organization has for the elimination of what he called "social evils." witnessed the shooting. She was one of a group of children in the 'front yard of the Campbell residence. She was said to have stated she saw her father take the gun from inside his belt and shoot his wife. Another daughter, Virginia, 14, earlier had told authorities she heard one shot, saw her mother on the porch and her father trying to point the gun at himself. She said she heard a second shot and saw her father fall to the porch floor. Sheriff Max Jones today said that starting Saturday, a member of his staff will take over the 7 a. m. to 3 p. m., guard duty at the hospital room, where police officers have been on round-the- clock duty. Stennis Says Pact Will Be Combed WASHINGTON (AP) the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. The latest postponement of railroad plans to post work rules eliminating so-called featherbedding jobs and practices, which would touch off a strike, came Thursday when the railroads agreed to a congressional request that they delay the action for another 30 days. The imposition of the new rules had been set for He said that as of now, however, visions giving cities and business- he is considering only the race es "a reasonable time" to deseg- for governor, Pree once served as an administrative aide to former Gov. William G. Stratton. Chairman John Stennis, D-Miss., announced today that a Senate de-l 12:01 am - Tuesday, fense watchdog group will examine in detail the proposed new I asked regale before the federal govern ment intervened." Th mayor said that if Congress failed to pass a public accommodations bill it would "amount to an endorsement of private businesses setting up an entirely new status of discrimination throughout the nation." "Failure by Congress to take Members of Magazine Crew Assessed Fines , n .. ,. . ... .. . . definite action at this time is by Records in the court of D. Paul inference an endorsement of the right of private business to prac- give them listed a fine of $25 plus costs, tice racial discrimination," Allen agreement with Britain and Sovi- more time to consider President assessed against B. L. Newman addec] .. and jn op j n j on wou i d Congressional leaders had I Nolan, police magistrate, today the delay to et Russia for a ban on most nu-1 Kennedy's plan. Rep. Oren Harris, D-Ark., chairman of the Corn- clear weapons testing. His announcement could mean merce Committee, said the 30 some delay in apparent adminis- da y s should be "plenty of time tration efforts for quick Senate for Congress to take whatever ac- ratification of the agreement tion is n «eded." of Peoria on a charge of failure ^ ^ to register under the assumed business name role in the office of the , county clerk. Newman was listed that we have had In th * Past." the squabbles same and old round of demonstrations initialed in Moscow Thursday. Stennis said If as regional manager of the Ben Franklin Reading Club, accord- fh* D Me ^ AM f* uMI i in § to information from the of- the Presidents bill passes | fic5e of state Armed Services his 7-member before Aug. 29, railroad manage- woolsey.' subcommittee ment cou ld not impose the work *s Attorney Donald C. diminishing slightly tonight and 15-25 m.p.h. Saturday. Sunday _ ^'so*™™* 0 ™* ]fke ' I some fl" 5 feet and was lodied GAJJESBURG AND VICINITY: Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms likely Saturday or Saturday night probably beginning to- by the auto was derailed, rail of- night. Continued warm Saturday. c : . , , , Low tonight 66-73. High Saturday "CiaJs reported. 86-91. tracks. Carlson's car was dragged £ Tf^\ a Tr— SeSSi ° n °I some 65-75 feet and was lodged **** ? ate ^Tft and between the moving and station- ^ntion of Illinois. Dr. ary freight cars. The car struck Danid mentloned efforts Illinois 5-Day Extended Forecast NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Temperatures wiU average near the normal As First and Puckett attendants approached the wreckage, Carlson was reported to have been sitting J?, ifi il s °/ 85-88 and normal lows of upright and to have commented, 6I-06 for the period Saturday through Wednesday. Cooler Sunday or Monday, and warming about Tuesday or Wednesday. Precipitation will total one-half to three-quarters of an inch, in showers and thunderstorms Saturday and possibly Sunday. Showers likely again about Tuesday or Wednesday. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 84; morning's low, 69. .... & being made by the organization in com­ batting discriminatory hiring practices and discrimination in housing and education. Pie assured the delegates that assaults against these discrimina- will be accelerated, and that barriers to public accommodations will fall. McLoskey Says 4 5 wants to know "whether this agreement fully protects our national security and whether any risks which may be involved in it are truly .acceptable." Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz., a member of the investigating panel, previously announced his opposition to the- test ban after hearing an explanation by Secre- . Fined $25 on each of two rules and the unions could not counts , deceptive practices and strike for a two-year period while misrepresentation of salaries to Youths Find r Carousing Was Costly Venture the ICC referees the dispute. employes, was Miss Jo Pullman, tions "Left hip, buddy." A portion of the north string of cars w T ere pulled forward to drag the wreckage to a point where it could be reached by the Sandidge wrecker. After the larger part of Peaceful protest movements and Following his address, delegates approved the continuance of tlie wreckage was removed there remained several pieces and parts demonstrations. Name Officers Uneasiness Slows Solons Rep. Robert T. McLoskey (R- 111.) blames the slow pace of the statT&£ Rusk.' current session of Congress on J the "uneasiness and unrest among the people." In his newsletter to constituents he said that the people are fed up with government encroachment, deficit spending and unspoken motivations. He said the Anesthesiologist Tells Rotarians Of Profession Administration may get some kind Dr - Robert Nelson, anethesiolo- of civil rights program and tax S ist at Galesburg Cottage Hospi- bill, but that's about all. He said both these Seven Galesburg teen-agers were each fined $25 and costs % The President asked Congress who Woolsey said was local office today in Police Magistrate Court, to give the ICC power to make manager of the firm. Newman all on charges of disorderly con"interim" decisions during that registered his firm name this duct. period on changes in work rules morning in the clerk's office. After his hearing in court, Gary proposed by either side. A rail- Referring to the fines, Woolsey Glen Early, 1388 Mulberry St., road spokesman said work, rules saic *, "I don't think this is a bit was turned over to Ralph H. New- changes coidd be made within six to ° rigorous, considering our ex- berg of the state parole board months of implementation of the Perience in the past years with Early was on probation at th< plan. itinerant magazine peddlers. Woolsey said the laws were especially designed against this method to guard ouTofth^ of the car > includin e the com P letc day's maximum, 88; midnight, 75.) top, which then were removed. Sun roe today at 5:22 a. m., sets 8:20 p. m. Humidity, 58%. RIVER STAGES Dubuque—7.7 rise 0.1. Davenport—1.6 rise 0.5. Burlington—7.5 rise 0.2. Keokuk—2.4 fall O.3. Grafton—15.3 no chong*. St. Louis— 4.1 fall 0.5. LaSalle—12.3 fall 0.5. Peoria—12.0 fall 0.2. Havana—8.4 fall 0.1. Beardstown—8.4 no change. UNCLE HARRY SAYS The hardest way to learn to drive a car is by accident. GO WEST Announce Sale Of Business It was announced today by the district manager of Thermogas Co. of Galesburg, James Hagrelius, that the Knox Gas Sales and Service at Knoxville, formerly owned by Harold Nelson and W. D. Blust, was recently purchased by Thermogas Co. Thermogas Co. has been serving Knoxville and surrounding area with LP gas service and appliances for approximately 20 years. Purchase price was undisclosed. measures During the election of officers, are extremely important and will before Rotary Club at the Custer Dr. Luke Willis Mingo of Chicago have far-reaching effects. Yet, Inn Thursday, was re-elected president of the both are dividing the country and Baptist State Missionary and Ed- accelerating the uneasiness, he lance for anesthetics after they Hospitalized After Morning Crash on 111. 41 Clyde J. Mims, 36, of 1036 S. M , ... tal traced the origin and develop- Academy St.; Pedro Martinez, 30, ^7™" ^ *? ISS / ullmM > cai, n acea me originiana aeveiop- rh'w Woolsey reported, leased a room ment of anethetics during a talk / y w - **rd and Charles fa &e „.„ and ^ "to pfevent fly-by-night business firms coming in here for a few days operation, time enough to fleece gullible buyers and vanish without trace." Welty, 34, of Abingdon, Route 1. telephone solicitation business for It took a century to gain accept- ucation Convention of Others re-elected were Rev. J. uneasiness, Illinois, said, and this is being reflected were in Congress. first developed, Johnson said. For many years complexes H, L, Smith of Chicago, president No legislation at all is better and beliefs conditioned patients emeritus; Rev. Lenus Turley of than hastily-drawn laws, he said, to endure, the pain rather than "I suppose I am glad we are submit to anethesia. moving at such a snail's pace and Clayton not passing bills that open up the son said the various Snood of Chicago, third vice pres- opportunity for further federal anesthetics in use today are ident; Rev. J. W. Richard Owens encroachment on your individual equally safe if administered prop- recording secre- liberties," he said. were taken to Cottage Hospital ^ f ^ gubscri this morning, following an acci- tions for mafiazines dent on 111. 41, at the tie plant i ,f rt , . / , f , . . p Woolsey alleged that false statements were made to the public in the telephone solicitation and re- crossing, today about 7:10 a .m. Two cars and a truck were in volved. Carbondale, first vice president; Rev. Joseph Richardson, second vice president; Rev. ferred to the company name used in the calls and the name of the In answer to a question, John- types of solicitation. Rev. A. G. Diggs of Chi- of La Grange, tary; cago, first assistant secretary; Rev. L. \Y. Nance of Chicago, second assistant secretary; Rev. Caldwell Jones of Morgan Park, financial secretary; Rev. E. R. Needs Baby Crib erly, differ He also pointed out the between an anesthesiologist, who has a doctorate in medicine, and an anesthetist, who Knox County Red Cross chap- 1 joes not. Both may administer ter issued a request today for a baby crib needed by a Galesburg family. The crib will be used to READ THE WANT ADSI Sudzy Sez: Don't be a fool, suds your duds where it is cool. TRY YOUR MAYTAG EQUIPT COIN TODAY 1177 MONMOUTH BLVD. Galesburg 11th and Broadway Monmouth Mines of Chicago, treasurer; Rev. H. F. Blakev of Springfield, statis- accommodate a 6-month-old girl tician, and Rev. L. \V. Mundv of living with her grandmother, Centralia, official reporter. " Anyone who can fill the need was Convention sessions close today, asked to call Red Cross headquarters, CAST WILL BE ON TV Members of the cast of 'Dirtv Work at the Crossroads" and their director, Miss Cecile Smith, will appear on Dawn Sonner- Beauty Break" on WIIBF- TV, Monday morning at 9:|>0. "Dirty Work at the Crossroads/' a melodrama, will be presented Aug. ti-10 by the Prairie Players in Adelphi Theatre on tiie Knox College campus. anesthetics. Dr. Nelson is one of two anesthesiologists practicing in Galesburg. The other is Dr. Andrew; Silenskey at St. Mary's Hospital* Trooper Alvin Johnson Jr. reported that a G & M Distributor, , A . Inc. truck, driven south by Carl f°!T_ pany conductln g the Carlson, 23, of 154 N. Pearl St., was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting the car driven by Divorce Curb Sought Mims, with Martinez as passen- MONTGOMERY, Ala. (UPD— ger, which was making a left turn A legislative committee moved into the tie plant driveway. The Thursday to curb "quickie" di- impact, he said, spun the Mims vorce activity in Alabama, car around and the rear of the The House Ways and Means auto was struck by Welty's north- Committee approved a bill rebound auto. quiring 30 days residence in the All were said to have received state as a prerequisite to divorce multiple lacerations and abras- and ions and x-rays were to be taken | from to determine the extent of their prohibits divorced couples within READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! injuries. remarrying wunin six months except to each other. the time of his arrest. Others fined were Laverne M. Wells, Route 3; Harry L. Coffey, 344 E. Second St.; Steve E. Early, 1388 Mulberry St.; Frank Kern, 125 Indiana Ave.; Michael Staff, 259 Garfield St., and William Mills, Route 3. Police arrested the youths after Glenn Carothers, 285 Indiana Ave., caled at 3:15 a. m. and reported a gang was creating a disturbance in that area. One of the youths admitted looking in a window at the Carothers' home, along with a couple others of the boys. In the only traffic case today, David Higgins, 18, 950 Olive St., was fined $5 and costs for operating a car with noisy mufflers. CARROLL'S . FOR ART MATERIALS villc's Canton Man Misses Date With Electric Chair at Stateville iL\NITO, 111. (UPD—-Today was execution day for cab dqver Lloyd E. Miller, Canton, until the children of a newspaper publisher revealed information they had regarded as unimportant. Gov. Otto Kerner last week postponed Miller's execution, part- NTED ly because a story the children had kept to themselves for eight years. Kerner also ordered an extraordinary session of the Illinois' Parole and Pardon Board Aug. 20 of murder in the 1955 rape-slaying of Janice May, 8, at Canton. The Illinois' Supreme Court rejected four of his appeals. Dave Watters, publisher of the AMATEUR ENTERTAINMENT SAT., SEPT. EAST GALESBURG HOMECOMING Phone 342-6241 to hear a petition for commuta- j V .alley Express here, told the case in an article written for the Publishers' Auxiliary. Watters had worked on the case as a reporter and later as managing editor of the Canton Daily Ledger. i • j T"> * i , . . Applegate contacted Watters his services, and Richard Apple- 7 , ° , , . iA , M • i J u O' 11 aiK * thev examined places «ate, a Chicago newsman who i . ' F Bis Bands Back CHICAGO (UPI) — Stage bands are making a comeback, and Illinois is leading the way, according to a survey by the National Educational Services. The survey, presented at t h e music show here, disclosed there are 6,500 stage bands in schools. The growing number, officials of the show said, reflects the increased interest in musical instruments. mm READ THE WANT ADS! tion of Miller's sentence, j Miller's date with the electric chair at Stateville Penitentiary, Joliet. was called off through the efforts of George Leighton. a Chicago attorney who volunteered took an interest in the ease. Miller, 36, had been convicted linked to the crime and inter- (Continued on page 19> ©HV< FAST SERVICE TWI INCLUDIft »-io44> t eiUNINI # OIUNI FRANK JEWELERS 241 fitt M«in Strett G«l«*burg, III.

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