Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on May 3, 1973 · Page 26
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 26

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26 Golasburg Register'Moil, Ga lesburg. Thursday, May 3 y 1973 Prairie CityArt-CraftShow—SomethingforEveryone BUSHNELL ~ An enthusiastic group of fifth grade students turned out for an art and (raft show held recently at Prairie City Grade School. Demonstrations were given by area adults. Ralph McFadden, principal noted that two art exhibitions were held previously, adding that crafts were introduced for the most recent show. Children viewed art and craft demonstrations set up in booths in the gymnasium. Mrs. Doris Cheek of near Bushnell, a member of an evening oil painting group, showed the children how to apply paint to canvas and displayed several of her completed works. Mrs. Cheek began painting two years ago in a class taught by the late Mrs. Virginia Webb, an art instructor in the local schools. MRS. FANNY Formhals, who operates an antique shop in Prairie City, exhibited a number of historical items. Many, of the Civil War era, were in keeping with the stu­ dents' study of American history. Among the momentos were an antique plate, 1851 Valentine's Day card, a picture frame and old bobbin lace. Without the Black Velvet there's nothing. ''lllmilillllllMIIIIIIIIIMUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIK XMI 'OKTI.N i AN Mir/. lv " The smooth Canadian. Galva Aldermen Sworn Into Office BLENDED CANADIAN WHISKY. 80 PROOF. IMPORTED BY • 1972 HEUBLEIN, INC.. HARTFORD. CONM GALVA — Galva aldermen Vernon Arie, Russell Kelly, Findlay Jones and Howard Grant were declared duly elected and were sworn into office during a meeting of the City Council Tuesday. The aldermen were declared elected after the council canvassed the April vote that put them in office. In other business, aldermen adopted a fees arid salary ordinance, named committees and reviewed bids for a new city garage building. The fees and salary ordinance increases salaries of the mayor from the present $600 a year to $1,200, but it will not take effect until the next city election, two years from now. SALARIES for new council members will be boosted from $10 to $15 a meeting and the treasurer's salary was increased to $50 a year. The city clerk's salary jumped to $100 a year. In addition, all full-time city employes were given a $50 a month wage hike and those on an hourly basis will get 10 cents an hour more. All city employes were re­ employed for the coming year. Appointed to standing committees were Findlay Jones and John Eshelman, waterworks and street lighting; Vernon Arie and Howard Grant, public buildings, and J. W. Clevenger and Mayor James.B. Young, police. John Eshelman and Howard Grant, Civil Defense and fire department; Jones and Arie, streets, walks and sewers; Russell T. Kelly and Clevenger, parks and cemetery; Kelly and Jones, auditing and ordinance. Galva MRS. SUSAN HEFNER CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Third Ave. Phone 932-2725 WISE GIFT IDEA! DUSTER DELIGHTS 7.00 to Mom can't get enough of these practical and pretty lounge- abouts. So many styles: step-ins, button and gripper fronts, Aline, slim-lines and coat dresses — all in perma-press cotton blended prints, checks, solids and stripes. Embroidered panels and handy roomy pockets too. Sizes 12 to 20 and 14 J /a to 24 Va. THE COUNCIL voted to hold action on bids on a city garage for further study and action at the next meeting. Bids received included Reed's Bin and Building Center, Galva, $20,723; Morton Buildings, $24,480; Hathaway Plumbing and Heating of Galva for plumbing, $1,895; Kempin Plumbing and Heating of Galva, $5,300; Olson Electric of Altona for electrical work, $1,745; Elwyn Robinson, Galva, cement, $5,463. Residents of Merriman's Addition at Galva requested than an unused alleyway between property owned by Harvey Fahnstrom and Herbery Royce be vacated. The area wiil be reserved by the city for utilities, and the cost of vacating will be borne by the petitioners. Charles M. ."Chuck" Hanna, author, lecturer and publicist will be speaker at the annual Rotary Club scholarship banquet at First United Methodist Church May 21. Hanna heads his own consulting firm and has the reputation of being one of the most sought-after speakers in the nation. Students who have earned a B average or better during the year will be honored at the banquet. Lloyd Pletsch, Rotary Club president, will give the welcome, and A. E. Heck, high school principal, will introduce the honor students. Larry Varner will present special honors. Milo Watson is in charge of arrangements. "Moonlight and Roses" will be the theme of the annual Galva High School junior-senior prom to be held at the high school Saturday. A 6 p.m. banquet at First United Methodist Church will pre- i <:ede the dance. Although Galva is located well away from any major body of waiter, it has been affected by flood-related problems. Families of members of the local National Guard units have received no word on when the men will return home from Meredosia. The Galva and Kewanee companies were called to duty late Saturday, night and assigned to the town to assist in filling sandbags and patrol duty. C. Forrest Bailey, Galva Civil Defense director and Henry County Civil Defense head, manned the emergency operations center at the Galva Administration Building Monday and Tuesday nights to keep a weather watch and chart the path of a Monday night thunderstorm which caused heavy wind damage in the area. Galva city workers were called out late Monday to pump out storm sewers. Galva Camp Fire Girls will compete in a paper, cardboard and magazine drive contest Saturday. Girls will canvass the city beginning at 9 a.m. Those who prefer to deliver paper may bring it to the semi truck in the downtown parking lot. Certificates good toward summer camp and notebooks will be awarded in the contest. Residents with paper to donate are asked to have it at the curb by 9 a.m. Saturday. 'Mrs. Clifford Doss Jr. was hostess when members of the executive board of Galva Woman's Club met for luncheon at McGuire's Monday. Members voted to plant a tree in the park in honor of William Rutherford of Peoria. It was announced that the Camp Fire Girls' tea will be j | held at First United Method- ; ist Church May 6 at 2 p.m. i The old-fashion art of making dried apple dolls was demonstrated by Mrs. Marguerite Theobald of near Bushnell. She showed stages of construction — from the peeled apple used for the head, to the fin* ished doll dressed in clothes she had made. Mrs. Theobald told the children that she started the hobby five years ago when her parents were given a pair of, dolls for their wedding anniversary. Equipment used to make the dolls include a potato peeler, paring knife, pliers and spoon. Mrs. Theobald explained that Roman apples are used for the dolls' heads and hands because they shrivel less than other types of apples. After the apple heads age for about three weeks, sealer is applied to preserve them, she said. The dolls, she remarked, are held together with wire. MRS. SHIRLEY Weaver, Prairie City, showed how to make "fur freak" novelty dolls out of synthetic fur. Pictures are also fashioned from the fur and can be obtained in craft departments, she said. Ceramics demonstrations were given by Mrs. Ann Osborn of near Avon. She described various methods used BUSHNELL * - MRS. JAY CLEMENS CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 560 W. Hurst St. Phone 772-2240 to achieve different effects, in* I an antique shop owner. She eluding the greehware and I pointed out that she learned to painting stains. Some items I spin after buying a Quaker displayed were a bust of Lin- spinning wheel made in the coin, vases and a basket of Easter eggs. Chair caning was the feature of a demonstration given by Mrs. Mildred Robinson, Prairie City, who has turned the hobby into a business. Mrs. Robinson said she started the project by purchasing old dining chairs to restore them. The Prairie City resi* dent said she taught herself, using a caning kit. She displayed two chairs, one in the process of 7-step caning. Mrs. Robinson's father-in-law, Garnet Robinson, Blandlnsville, is a cabinetmaker, who makes reproductions of antiques. SPINNING was demonstrated by Mrs. Shirley Yocum, Prairie City, who is also 1870s. Mrs. Yocum researched books for details and taught herself to spin thread from wool taken from sheep at the family farm. .. The antique dealer said she is now in the process of building her own loom on which she plans to weave cloth from her homespun thread. Mrs. Yocum added that she will use only natural dyes such as that from tree bark and roots. After the exhibition, children were given an opportunity to do some creating of their own. One group drew a mural, which depicted the discovery of America and showed the development of the country up to the present day. ANOTHER class colored Easter eggs. One group made "stained glass" eggs by ironing crayon chips onto paper. Another group made paper airplanes and gave a demonstration of aerodynamics. Capt. Gary Slglef, a returned POW, who resides at Table Grove, will be guest speaker Sunday at 9 :30 a.m. at the Bushnell Church of the Nazarene, 360 E. Wells St. The service will be open to the public. Mrs. Sigler, until recently, was a teacher at Bushnell-Prairie City Junior High School. About 50 guests attended the Over 70 breakfast Tuesday at the Bushnell United Methodist Church. The event was hosted by members of the Lydia Circle of the WSCS. Mrs. Wilma Hess conducted a brief business meeting. Mrs. Judy Secord, Bushnell-Prairie City music teacher, led students in a musical program. 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