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11 D E AT II S AND FUNERALS NOAH A. McFAttLAND Story on page 2. THOMAS McNALLV PITTSBURG, Kan. (UPI)~ Thomas McNally, 81, founder and board chairman of McNally-Pittsburg Co., manufacturer of n widely used washing machine, died Tuesday night following an extended illness. MRS. HAItRlE B. JOHNSTON NEW YORK (UPD-Mrs. Harrie Belle Johnston, 81, widow of a former editor of the New York World, died Tuesday at Doctors Hospital of complications from a stroke suffered last March. CHARTER IIESLEP ^ BERKELEY, Calif. (UPD- Charter Hcslep, 59, assistant public information director of the Atomic Energy Commission, died here Monday after a heart attack. MRS. AMOC McWILLIAMS KNOXVILLE—Mrs. Amos McWilliams, 68, of DeLong, died today at 3:12 a.m. at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, where she had been a patient since July 24. The former Florence Borrell was born July 18, 1895, near Her- ir.on. She was married to Amos II. McWilliams, who preceded her in death, Dec. 21, 1913, at DeLong. Mrs. McWilliams was a member of the DeLong Congrega- Monuments and Mausoleums McFAU MONUMENTS Wisconsin Ruby Red Phone 342-6512 1801 W. Main St. Galesburg, HI. Flowers. "Nature's most beautiful memorial erson florists 312 !. MAIN 128 N. BROAD S4141W - «UI - S4M10S KLINCK Mortuary Knoxville, Illinois Mrs. Florence McWilliams Delong, Illinois Funeral services: 2 P.M. - FRIDAY at KLINCK CHAPEL where friends may call Thursday afternoon and evening. Interment H a y n e s Cemetery. Family suggests contributions be made to the Cancer Fund. MCKNIGHT MEMORIAL HOME ALEXIS Noah A. McFarland 1045 N. Henderson. Galesburg Funeral services: FRIDAY — 2 P.M. at ALEXIS E.U.B. CHURCH. Visitation at McKnight Memorial Home in Alexis Thursday eevning 7:30 to 9 P.M. Interment Alexis Cemetery. KIMBER ScWEST 36 PUBLIC SQUARE PHONE 343-5210 FUNERAL DIRECTORS For Over 60 Years Delmonte M. Thorne 624 N. Cherry St. Funeral: 2 P.M. - FRIDAY at KIMBER & WEST CHAPEL. Friends may call at the chapel Thursday evening. Masonic rites at 7:30 P.M. by Wataga Masonic Lodge No. 291. tional Church and the DeLong Fellowship of the church. She is survived by a son Borrell of DeLong; a daughter, Mrs. Lcroy (Mary Louise) Bowman of Maquon; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and three sisters, Mrs., Frank Bcrlerman of Abingdon, Mrs. Ralph Woods of Rapatce, and Mrs. Earl Griffith of DeLong, Funeral services will be held in the Klink Chapel in Knoxville, Friday at 2 p.m. Friends may call Thursday afternoon and evening at the chapel. Burial will be in Haynes Cemetery at Knoxville. DELMONTE M. THORNE Delmonte Marr Thorne, 83, of 624 N. Cherry St., died today at 5 a.m. in St. Mary's Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Kimbcr and West Chapel, where friends may call Thursday evening. Masonic memorial services will be held by Walaga lodge Thursday ';. 7:30 p.m. at the chapel. Bur- 1 will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Thorne retired as a storekeeper 10 years ago at the Butler Manufacturing Co. in Galesburg. He was born June 21, 1880, at Indianola, Neb. He was educated in Oneida Elementary School and Galesburg High School. He resided in Wataga 30 years and in Galesburg the past three years. Mr. Thorne was married to Julia Mary Williams Sept. 12, 1906, at Galesburg. He was a member of the Wataga Congregational Church and Wataga Masonic Lodge. Survivors are the widow, a daughter, Mrs. Margaret J. Horton of Princeton; two sons, Guy of Sandstone, Minn., and Donald R. of Kansas City, Kan.; two sis ters, Mrs. Mabel Ore of St. Pe tersburg, Fla., and Mrs. Lula Surr of Sandstone; three grandchildren ad two great-grandchildren. Colona, Mrs. Wnrnef (Paula) Hnrpman of Wyoming, Mrs. Donna Jarrett of Chicago and Mrs. Harold (Marjofic) Pyle of Pasadena, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Emery of Wyoming and Mrs. Grace Chester of Memphis, and a brother, Ernest Reed of San Pedro, Calif. A sister and three brothers preceded her in death. Funeral services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Johnson-Gill- Schuster Chapel in Galva, where friends may call Thursday evening. Burial will be in the Galva Cemetery. Rev. John Clarke of Knoxville will officiate. CLINTON REVIS ELMWOOD - Clinton Rcvis, husband of the late Charlotte Bourgoin Revis, formerly of Elmwood, will be buried Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Revis, who died earlier this week, was married to Charlotte Bourgoin Nov. 27, 1913. She died in 1961. The Patterson Funeral Home in Elmwood is handling funeral arrangements. MISS MYRTLE MAHR LONDON MILLS — Funeral services for Miss Myrtle Irene Mahr, 54, of London Mills, who died Sunday, were held today at the Root Funeral Lome in Fairview. Rev. Lyle Leverton of London Mills officiated, and Mrs. Af- leta McWhortcr sang, accompanied by Mrs. Irene Sherman. Bur ial was in Wiley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Anthony Vigna, Merrill Mahr, Ralph Baughman, Vernon Kuehn, Marion Bu chan and Lee Roberts. JOHN BENEDICT TOULON — Funeral services for John (Jack) Benedict, 60, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Kidd Funeral Home in Toulon, with Rev. Eugene Anderson officiating. Burial will be in the Toulon Cemetery with visitation scheduled fi'om 7 to 9 o'clock at the funeral home. Mr. Benedict, who was sheriff of Stark County until last year, died at his home early Tuesday morning. He was the victim of a heart attack. DOMINICK L. FIACCO ABINGDON — Requiem High Mass for Dominick L. Fiacco, 77, of 702 N. Main St., Abingdon, who died Saturday, was celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Abingdon. Celebrant was Rev. Francis Oman Burial was in the Abingdon Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Ralph Sabetti, Alfred Lamberti, John Lewis, Dominick Russo, James Wynkoop and Joe Pica. Honorary pallbearers were Gabe Pica, Don. aid Stephan, Tom Garrison, Ralph Nelson, Fred Knickerbock er and Lloyd Cutler. Petition- (Continued from page 2) MRS. ORPHA O. MANLEY GALVA — Mrs. Orpha O. Manley, 80, formerly of Galva, died Tuesday at 1:45 p.m. at a Galesburg hospital, following an extended illness. Born Sept. 30, 1882, in Stark County, she was educated in rural schools. She was married to Glen F. Manley April 11, 1905, at LaFayette, and he preceded her in death in 1956. She lived the past 25 years in Galesburg. She was a member of the Galva First Methodist Church. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Frank Hafshbarger of Galesburg, Mrs. Hazel Dobrinski of Now would be an excellent time to settle the important matter of a proper lot for your family In beautiful . . . MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY West Main St., Route 34 Mrs. Vashtl LaFollette Sale* Representative—Ph. 343-2205 Mr. Frank R. Reveles 663 Holton St. Services: 9:30 A.M. - SATURDAY at ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH. Friends may call at the Foley Mortuary Thursday and Friday evenings where prayers will be said Friday at 8 P.M. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. To ley MOtTUAtY 1«6N.lr»«d SI. 342-1913 TVA Officials Need Snake Repellent KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (UPI) The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is collecting a few nonpoisonous snakes in efforts to learn what lures a snake into high volatge electrical equipment. Earl Taylor, chief of Transmission Service System, said a power substation at Columbia, Tenn., has had repeated power failures because of chicken snakes wiggling into the insulators. TVA workers got rid of all the birds' nests and spiders' nests at the substation, but the chicken snakes kept coming. A few engineers have speculated that maybe the "oscillatory vibration of the power frequencies" holds some fatal charm for the snakes. The latest move was the spreading of about 100 pounds of chemical supposed to repeal snakes around the station. Taylor wants to collect a few snakes to find out how repulsive the repellent is. If the repellent doesn't work, TVA engineers are ready to try an adaptation of the standard livestock fence charger set close enough to the ground to catch the skinniest snake. ber's backing of the project and the church's opposition to it, Ca- bcen said he would still be in favor of the elders' decision. "Of course I can't make up my mind on granting a license until such an application is made first. Also there is other information that has to be brought forward before I can decide finally," he said. Such information would include who the owners of the motel are and what national chain it will affiliate with, the mayor explained. "We do not want to approve such a project and then see it fold up soon after," he warned. Peck Sole Owner Meanwhile Peck emphasized that he would be the only owner of the proposed $l-million motel which would include quarters for the Galesburg Club. A few businessmen from the Quad-Cities have agreed to supply him with a loan if the need arises, Peck said. There are no plans at present to issue stock for the motel and all that would be needed is a loan he added. Peck said that he personally has secured the signatures of some 450 persons on the petition which urges "that every cooperation be given to enable this project to be completed, includ' ing a favorable consideration for a liquor license." In conjunction with the petition, the chamber board sent a letter to Cabeen backing Peck's project. Both the church and the chamber said they were not taking issue with the motel construction but that they were registering their respective views on the project. Peck said he could not disclose names of persons who have offered to lend him money because he does not know who they are yet. His attorney, Sam Skafidas of East Moline, is making the loan arrangements, he said However, he would try to get the names and present them to the mayor when Skafidas returns from a trip to Pennsylvania, Peck said. Receives Local Help He pointed out that a number of local businessmen have offered to help him in his efforts to obtain a liquor license and make possible "the greatest single project to take place in downtown Galesburg in more than a decade." Some of the signers of the petitions, Peck said, are members of the Presbyterian church. Peck said he would start construction of the motel as soon as the mayor grants him a liquor license. The motel would also contain banquet rooms, swimming pool and a restaurant and coffee shop. No final decision has been made as to which national- chain franchise the owner would select. Before applying for a license, however, Peck has to secure the consent of the owners of two- thirds of the frontage feet along the streets adjacent to the proposed motel and for a distance of 2u6 feet on both sides. This is specified in the city liquor ordinance. Consent of a majority of property owners near the Galesburg Club was secured verbally about a month ago, Peck said, and he was trying to get it in written form this afternoon. Neighboring property owners include the Pres byterian Church, which is across the street from the club. Guilty Plea Entered in County Court Request for probation was made this morning in Knox County Court by Ronald Lester Feuer, 37, of 778 E. Fourth St., following h:. plea of guilty to charges of theft, under $150, and adultery. His request was referred by Judge Daniel J. Roberts to Sheriff E. Jones for investigation and report. The theft car involved alleged that he exerted unauthorized control over a credit card issued to another person by a gasoline company. The adultery charge developed after it was alleged that he was living in Galesburg with a v/oman whom he had met in New York State and with whom he had traveled to California, back to New York, and then to Galesburg where they have resided the past three or four weeks. Police information was that the woman said Feuer ran over her with his car in the driveway of ttheir residence, but Feuer told authorities he pushed her as she was trying to strike the car with a flatiron and that the car did not run over her. She was released Tuesday evening from St. Mary's Hospital. Both are married and Feuer was said to have a wife and children in New York. The credit card, which Feuer was said to have used for purchases during some of his travels, was taken by him from a car at a filling station where he was employed in New York, according to police. Charged with driving under revocation, Henry Allen Jr., 30, of 1073 W. Brooks St., was sentenced to seven days in the county jail. The case against Edward Lee Johnson, 27, of 106 S. Jackson St., Knoxville, charged with driving while his license was suspended, was continued to Aug. 7, and he was released on $1,000 bond. A not guilty plea to a charge of driving while intoxicated was entered by Amos O. Sopher, 50, of rural Knoxville and his case was continued for trial in October. Following a recommendation by Sheriff Jones that probation be denied, Robert Richard Key, 30, of Stronghurst was sentenced to concurrent terms of six months each at the state farm on charges of non-support and deception, with the latter involving two alleged worthless chacks for $25 each. Galesburg Reaistef-Mgil, (aolesburg, III, Wed, July 31, 1963 29 Baby Sitter Fatally Shot ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP-A) baby sitter was killed when a rifle fired while the two children she was keeping scuffled over the weapon. The victim was Peggy Jean Stovall, 12, of the Boardtown community. She was baby-sitting Tuesday with a boy, 8, and his sister, 5. Their names were withheld. Crash Kills 13 MANILA (UPI(-Thirteen persons were killed and 30 injured Tuesday when their bus went out of control on a hill and crashed into a mountainside in Cebu Province. Dahindans Visit Utah DAHINDA—Homer Walker and Charles Parrish s pent a couple of days in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Woolsey and family are visiting this week at the home of Miss June McKee and other relatives in Spencer, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Moore of Springfield, Mo., spent the week end here with relatives. Mrs. Jesse Lee and son have been visiting the former's par ents in Missouri. St. Augustine 4-H'ers Host Meeting Guests ST. AUGUSTINE - The Sainty Beavers 4-H Club held its achievement program at the Christian Church Monday. Mem bers had their project work on display. A quiz on cooking l.Q. wa„ held. Guests were Mrs. Lottie Boyd Mrs. Elva 'Jones, Mrs. Maude Ryan, Mrs. Ethel Knapp, Mrs. Nelle Smith, Mrs. Gladys Clifford, Mrs. Frances Chapman, Mrs. Doris Sloan, Joyce and Shelly, Mrs. Dixie Chapman, Mrs. Carol McDade, Marilyn Sloan, Martha Sloan, Bonnie and Cheryl Curtis, Carol Ralston, Ruth Curtis. READ THE WANT ADS! PUT IT ON THE CUFF—Some people ask for a drink on the cuff, but chances are Roberto Rodriguez, 6, of New York City won't after his experience. He had a beer can stuck on his arm as William Quigley, left, and Frank O'Dwyer tried to case it off. They finally had to use steel shears to cut the can. UNIFAX JAC0BY ON BRIDGE False Card Expert Play By OSWALD JACOBY Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Al Sobel, Chief Tournament Director of the American Contract Bridge League, does not play bridge often, but when he does he makes things happen. He sat North and decided to raise his partner's two heart opening to three whereupon his partner went into Blackwood or- Two Escape From E. Berlin Despite Shots BERLIN (AP) — Communist border guards opened fire on two refugees scaling the Berlin wall during the night but both men reached West Berlin unhurt, police said today. The refugees were 22 and 23 years old, police said. The pair fled near the American Checkpoint Charlie, where two border guards fled to the West in daylight Tuesday. NORTH SI *K94 V Q653 • 75 • 10 8 6 3 WEST EAST 4QJ1082 4 76 53 VK V742 • 108643 4Q9 + 74 +J952 SOUTH (D) *A V A J10 9 8 • AKJ2 + AKQ North and South vulnerable South West North East 2 V Pass 3 V Pass 4 N.T. Pass 5 fjk Pass 5 N.T. Pass 6 • Pass 7 V Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— 4 Q Study Data From Payload CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —Scientists are studying data radioed from a payload which raced 8,000 miles into space to study the ionosphere. The probe, hurled upward by a Blue Scout rocket, relayed nearly four hours of excellent signals before burning up as planned during atmospheric re-entry above the Indian Ocean Tuesday. Family Makes Practice LONDON (UPD-Joanna Ainin, the 22-year-old daughter of Paramount Chief Nana Fosu Gyabour II of Ghana, has won a place in an exclusive London drama school, but is not worried about stage fright. "My father practices polygamy and with so many brothers and sisters we have to compete to get any notice taken of us at all," she said Tuesday. Shanghai Briefs SHANGHAI — Mr. and Mrs. John White, last week, entertained in honor of Mrs. White's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mi's. E. T. Poor of Tulsa, Okla., who visited in Shanghai the past mouth. They returned Friday. Mrs. Robert Hunt entertained in her home July 25 to note her husband's birthday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. George Gordon of North Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Alilstrand of Lake Warren. bit and wound up at seven hearts His partner won the spade lead and promptly led the ace and king of diamonds in order' to ruff a third diamond and try the trump finesse. East played the nine and queen of diamonds so South ruffed the third diamond with the queen oi hearts. When East could not over ruff, South led a trump to her ace and dropped West's singleton king. Was anything wrong with her play? Yes there was, according to Al. He points out that after East dropped the queen of diamonds South should have played the ace of hearts in order to pick up a singleton king in either hand. Another expert asked Al, "Sup pose East held three diamonds plus the king and one heart and had dropped the queen of dia monds in order to coax South into laying down the ace of trumps?" Al replied, "Not this East! That play is for experts only and not for many of them." 1,500 Protest [ Negro Move In White Area CHICAGO (UPD-Extra police kept watch today on an old all- white neighborhood on the South Side where hundreds of persons have demonstrated the past two nights against a new Negro fam- iiy. A crowd that swelled to 1,000 to 1,500 Tuesday night milled around a 30-year-old, red brick apartment building into which the Reginald Williams family moved. At least 14 persons were arrested for disorderly conduct, although an estimated 30 persons were hauled off in paddy wagons. A man and a boy were injured, police said. It was the most serious racial disturbance in this city that has 800,000 Negroes since more than 1,000 persons gathered on the South Side this spring and hurled bricks at a home where Negroes were said to be moving in. About 500 persons swarmed out side the apartment building Monday night in this old Irish neigh' borhood built around Visitation Church. Eight, including a woman, were arrested on disorderly conduct charges and released on bond. Monday night, as Tuesday night, the police canine corps was at the scene. Officers kept the dogs leashed and did not use them. The crowd threw a few bricks Tuesday night, and several windows were smashed. Church Observes 113th Year The 113th anniversary of Bethe! AME Church in Muscatine, ot which Rev. Norman Wilkins of Galesburg is pastor, came to a close Sunday. A program was held during which the women of the church wore costumes similar to the type of dress worn more than 100 years ago. The Council of Churches of Muscatine participated in the service. Others who cooperated were Rev. I. M. Barr of Kewanee. Rev. I. R. Evans of Monmouth Rev. T. E. Cooper of Rock Island Mrs. Rose Hopkins of Keokuk Rev. W. D. Parks of Clinton, Iowa, Rev. Fred Penny of Iowa City and Rev. C. H. Copeland of Sioux City, Iowa. Shower Is Conducted At Belmont BELMONT — A breakfast and shower was held July 25 for Miss Judy Squire at the Belmont Church. Tables were decorated with yellow place mats and bouquets of garden flowers. Hostesses were Mrs. Russell Darrah, Mrs. Torrence Free, Mrs. Paul Dreher, Mrs. Homer Clark, Mrs. Herbert Salmons, Mrs. Virgil Boock, Mrs. Viola Meehan, Mrs. Emit Johnson, Mrs. Rilious Anderson, Mrs, Myrtle Ash, Mrs. Guy Dye and Mrs. Edwin Dye. Miss Squire will be married Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Coldbrook Cliritian Church to Donald Fredrickson of Belmont. Belmont Briefs Mrs. Laticia Bailey and granddaughter Pandora Patton of Palo Alto, Calif., spent several days at the Frank Hood Jr. home. Mrs. Hood and her guests spent Monday afternoon at the Merlin Shike home Mrs. Keith Hutchinson and sons of Braidwood spent the weekend at the Donald Hayes home. For The Teen-Doll Pleaded Not Guilty The Galesburg Register-Mail erroneously quoted Jack R. Kirkpatrick, assistant state's attorney, as saying that Glenn Coons, 36, who resides near Galesburg, had pleaded guilty to charges of failure to suppon resisting arrest. his family and Cooiis pleaded ttTT 579 NOTE: Send pattern orders dl- recl to New York. Watch address below. Orders will NOT be accepted at Galesburg newspaper office The newest knits for the Teen- Doll—all for fall sports and parties. Fun to knit! Fall knits for 1114 inch te«n model dolls. Pattern 579: directions, gown, pullover, slacks, coat, hat, wrap-around skirt, sleeveless sweater, bermudas. Thirty-five cents In coins for this pattern—add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Send to Laura Wheeler,, care oi Galesburg Register-Mail, 74 Needlecraft Dept. P. O. Box 161, Old Chelsea Station, New York 11, N Y. Print plainly PATTERN NUMBER. NAME. ADDRESS and ZONE PATTERN FREE: Mail coupon inside new Fall-Winter Pattern Catalog, ready now! Over 300 design ideas, all sizes. Send 50 cents for Catalog. Simons Kin Hold Reunion At Fairview FAIRVIEW — The Simons reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Simons Sunday. Present were: Mrs. Hazel Simons, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Simons and family of Fairview; Mr. and Mrs. Ward White, Mrs. Mary Hall of London Mills; Mr. and Mrs. Ed McWilliams of Dahinda; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Geeseman of Trivoli; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Simons and family, Vina Clark, Jean Ann, Fitz, Henry of Canton. The reunion is to be held next at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Simons, the date to be announced. j not guilty lo both charges, and the cases have been continued tor trial. Victoria Area News Briei's VICTORIA — Weekend visitor! in Lincoln, Neb., were Mr. andj Mrs. Earle G. Johnson and Mr, and Mrs. Lyle Landon. They called at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson. Recent guests at the Landon home in Victoria were Mr. and, Mrs. Fred Landon of Grandview, Mo. Miss Phyllis Cook of Ithaca, N. Y., is spending a 2-week vaca» lion at the Cook homestead txu £h ot Victoria Gordon Custard, 4, is reported getting along well, following operations on his eyes. BEAD TIIE WANT AX>g(

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