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Monday, August 5, 1963
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18 Galesburg Register-Moil, Galesburg, Monday, Aug. 5, 1963 I— DEATHS—| I AND FUNERALS | KARL WOODY JONES (Story on page 2) JAMES D. ZGLLERBACH SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) -Private funeral services were held Sunday for James D. Zellerbach, 71, former U.S. ambassador to Italy and head of one of the world's largest paper products manufacturing firms. Zellerbach, prominent San Francisco philanthropist and chairman of the board of the Crown-Zellerbach Corp., died of a brain tumor Saturday at Mount Zion Hospital where he had un dergone an exploratory operation Friday night. WILLIAM BIRD PARIS (UPI) - William Bird, 74, former Paris correspondent for the New York Post and the old New York Sun, died Friday, it was learned Sunday. LOGAN BILLINGSLEY MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. (UPI) Logan Billingsley, 80, real estate developer and brother of Stork Club owner Sherman Billingsley, died Sunday in Northern Westchester Hospital. SIDNEY SILODOR PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (UPI) Sidney Silodor, 56, captain of the U.S. Olympic bridge team in 1960 and the nation's third-ranking bridge player, died Sunday. He had been suffering from cancer of the brain. MRS. DAVID GIBB BIGGSVILLE - Funeral services for Mrs. David Gibb, formerly of Biggsville, were held Saturday at the Biggsville United Presbyterian Church. Rev. R. P. Liston officiated. Organist Mrs. Marshall Gibb accompanied Donald Gibb of Monmouth and Mrs. Ernest Leinbach of Stronghurst. Burial was in Biggsville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles and Roy Sterett, Lloyd and Jack Gibb, Stephen Graham and Earl Milligan. Mrs. Gibb, 82, died Wednesday at Harmony Home in Mediapolis, Iowa, where she had resided the past 2 years. NOAH A. McFARLAND ALEXIS — Funeral services for Noah A. McFarland, Galesburg labor leader, were held Friday at the Alexis Evangelical United Monuments and Mausoleums McFAlL MONUMENTS Wisconsin Ruby Red Phone 342-6512 1801 W. Main St. Galesburg, 111. Mrs. Rex L. (Tink) Wilson 343 E. 4th St. FUNERAL SERVICES 9:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY, CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH. Friends may call at the Foley Mortuary Tuesday afternoon and evening where prayers will be said at 8 P.M. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. MORTUARY 1*6 N. Brood St. 342-1913 Brethren Church. Rev. 0 r r e 11 Ruth officiated, and Mrs. John Luker, organist, accompanied Mrs, William McKnight, soloist. Burial was in Alexis Cemetery. Pallbearers were Sam Andree, Paul Marry, Jack Sperry, Edward Spcrry, Al Johnston and Mere dith Ashbaugh. Mr. McFarland, 56, died Tues day at home in Galesburg, 1045 N. Henderson St. MRS. BEN C. WEIR Mrs. Ben C. Weir, 68, of Galesburg Route 1, died Sunday at 3:40 p.m., in Cottage Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., in (he Hinchliff and Pearson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. The family has suggest3d that memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Weir, the former Helen Gustafson, was born March 27, 1895, in Galesburg, and was married to Mr. Weir Jan. 17, 1917, at Abingdon. She resided 25 years at Rio and in rural Galesburg 11 years. She was a member of Wataga Congregational Church, the Ladies Aid of the church, and the Neighborhood Club. Surviving are the husband; a son, Gale C. Weir of Maquon; three daughters, Mrs. Dan (Phyllis) Smith of Galesburg, Route 1, Mrs. Forrest (Betty) McCaw of rural Rio, and Mrs. Verle (Gwen) French of Rockford, and nine grandchildren. MRS. LAWRENCE E. NELSON Funeral services for Mrs. Lawrence E. Nelson, 60, of Rio Route 1, who died Saturday at 10 a.m., in Cottage Hospital, will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., in the Hinchliff and Pearson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery, North Henderson. Friends may call this evening at the funeral home. Mrs. Nelson, the former Amy M. Johnson, was bom Nov. 3, 1902, at North Henderson, and attended Alexis High School. She was married Dec. 19, 1923, in Galesburg, to Mr. Nelson. She resided 20 years in the Galesburg area, 20 years in the North Henderson and Rio communities and eight years at Rio. She was a member of First Church of Christ Scientist and the Rio Woman's Club. Surviving are the husband; a son, Lawrence E. Nelson Jr., of Denver, Colo.; a daughter, Mrs. Jack (Delores) Kimmitt of Galesburg; a sister, Mrs. Edna Nelson of Chicago, and four grandchildren. JACK BENEDICT Funeral services for John Flowers... "Nature's most beautiful memorial nderson florists 312 E. MAIM 128 N. BROAD 34141 St Larson Funeral Home 206 N. Washington St. Abingdon, Illinois Earl Woody Jones Buffalo, New York (Formerly of Abingdon) FUNERAL SERVICES WEDNESDAY, 2:30 P.M. AT LARSON FUNERAL HOME IN ABINGDON. Visitation at the Funeral Home Tuesday evening. Burial in Abingdon Cemetery. (Jack) Benedict, 60, former" Stark County sheriff, were held Thursday afternoon at Kidd Funeral Home, with Rev. Eugene Anderson of Toulon Baptist Church officiating. Mrs. Dwain Wallace played organ selections. Pallbearers were Phillip Pyle, Archie J. Smith, Ray Booker, Herbert Murray, Brady Ham and Lester Martin. Burial was in the Toulon Cemetery. MBS. W. HAROLD ARTHUR MONMOUTH — Mrs. W. Harold Arthur, 69, of Monmouth, died al Galesburg Cottage Hospital today at 1:40 a.m. She had been a hospital patient five weeks and lived in Monmouth the past 49 years. The former Marguerite Gettemy was born Dec. 1, 1893, on a farm near Kirkwood, where she was reared. She was married to W. Harold Arthur June 17, 1914, and taught school one year prior to her marriage. She was a member of the First Methodist Church and was a charter member of Louise McVey Home Bureau Unit, (he Farmer" Academy Book Club and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Survivors include the husband; two sons, William Harold Arthur of St. Augustine and Capt. James R. Arthur of the Air Force; one daughter. Mrs. Robert (Patricia) Adams of Monmouth; eight grandchildren; two brothers, James R. Gettemy and O. E. Gettemy, of Tulsa, Okla.; and one sister, Mrs. Ward Stevens of Davenport. She was preceded in death by one daughter. Funeral services will be held at the Turnbull Chapel, Monmouth, Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Burral will be in Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery, Monmouth. Visitation is at the' chapel Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. A memorial fund has been established for the First Methodist Church and donations may be left at the church or funeral home. he at the chapel this evening from 8 to 9 o'clock. A memorial fund has been established for the First Baptist Church, and contributions may be left at the church or the chapel. ROBERT H. MEARS Graveside services for Robert H. Mears Jr., 84, of 779 S. Broad St., Knoxville, who died Saturday, were held today at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Rev. Anthony Lane of Corpus Christi Church officiating. Pallbearei's were Thomas Pickrel, Gene Hebard and Willard Sipcs, of Knoxville, and Julian Mack, W. H. Saunders and Paul Nelson, of Galesburg. MRS. REX L. WILSON Requiem Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Corpus Christi Church for Mrs. Rex L. Wilson, 44, of 343 E. Fourth St., who died Sunday morning in St. Mary's Hospital, where she was a patient three weeks. Friends may call Tuesday afternoon and evening at the Foley Mortuary, where the Rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. The former Kathryn Lorraine (Tink) Strickland was born June 12, 1919, in Galesburg, a daughter of Guy ,T. Strickland and Marie McNamara. Mrs. Wilson was graduated from St. Joseph's Academy. She was married to Mr. Wilson July 10, 1961, in Galesburg. Survivors are the husband; a son, Tom Pence of Rock Island, by a former marriage; her mother, Mrs. Marie Strickland, and four sisters, Mrs. John (Eileen) Weber, Mrs. Howard (Louise) Jackson, Mrs. Leo (Marjorie) Bowman and Mrs. John (Shirley) Hurt Jr., all of Galesburg. H INCH LI FF &, PEARSON FUNERAL HOME**/CHAPEL 287 N. Broad Phone 343-2101 MRS. LAWRENCE E. NELSON, Rt. 1, Rio, Illinois. Services 10:30 A.M. Tuesday at the Hinchliff & Pearson funeral chapel. Friends may call this evening at the funeral home. MRS. IDA A. SHANNON — Sarasota, Fla. Graveside services 2 P.M. Tuesday at the Henderson Cemetery. —o— MRS. BEN C. WEIR, Rt. 1, Galesburg, 111. Services 2:30 P.M. Tuesday at the Hinchliff and Pearson funeral chapel. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. FREDRICK A. MOORE MONMOUTH — Fredrick A. Moore, 60,* of 427 S. Tenth St., died unexpectedly Sunday at 3:55 p.m. at Monmouth Hospital, where he had been a patient 12 hours. Mr. Moore was born Aug. 6, 1902, at Kirkwood and moved to Lenox Township at age 11. He was married to Verna Lewis Jan. 30, 1924, at the Lewis home in Lenox Township. He was a farmer and trucker, a member of the First Baptist Church and the Warren County Farm Bureau. ' Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Dale (Harriett) Huston of Roseville and Mrs Clinton (Vivian) Gaskill of Mon mouth; two sons, Kenneth of Mon mouth and Raymond of Lombard; seven grandchildren; his stepmother, Mrs. Laura Moore of Monmouth, and a half-brother, Robert Moore of Roseville. Funeral services will be Tues day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Turnbull Chapel, with burial in the Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will AXEL C. ANDERSON KEITHSBURG—Axel C. Anderson, 82, died at 5 a.m. this morning at Mercer County Hospital in Alcdo where he had been a patient the past two weeks. He had been in ill health the last several months. Mr. Anderson was born in Sweden July 18, 1881, and attended schools there. He came to Mercer County with his parents 60 years ago, and lived here the past 40 years. He was a prominent grain and livestock farmer, and retired from active farming two years ago. He was a member of the Keithsburg Methodist Church and the IOOF of Aleda. He was married March 1, 1923, to Hester Wellender in Des Moines, Iowa. Survivors include the widow, a son Wayne of Keithsburg, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Warren, and a brother and sister. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the local Methodist Church with burial in Green- mound Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 1 p.m. Tue;» day at the Stuebinger Funeral Home. WILLIAM M. CHURCHILL SEA CLIFF, N. J.—William M. Churchill, 54, was found dead at his home here Saturday. He was a native of Galesburg, born Nov. 4, 1908. He attended Knox College and was a member of the Class of 1930. At the time of his death he was vice president of Tel-O- Tronics Corp. in Huntington, N. Y. Prior to working for this firm, he was manager for 25 years of the ai.r travel department of Associated Aviation Underwriters. During the 1930s he was assistant to the secretary of the Democratic National Committee, and in 1936 opened the national headquarters for the campaign that swept President Franklin D. Roosevelt into office for a second term. Survivors include his widow, Ruth, a daughter, Jacqueline, 22, and a son, William Jr., 20. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at the Whitting Funeral Home in Glen Head, N. Y. DAVID JOHNSON Funeral services for" David Johnson, former Galesburg resident, who died in Molrne Friday, will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Esterdahl Funeral Home in Moline. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday at 3:15 p. m. in Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery at Monmouth. They'll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo Henderson Grove Couple Visit In Columbia, Mo. HENDERSON GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hallberg spent the weekend in Columbia, Mo., visiting their daughter Mary. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Larson and Mrs. Lillian Carlson, of New Windsor, visited Mr. and Mrs. Charles Krans Sunday. The annual Sunday school picnic of the Messiah Church was held at the church July 28. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. McNealy, Michael and Richard left Wednesday for their home in Miami, Fla. En route home, they will visit Mrs. McNcaly's sister and family in Cincinnati, Ohio. They had been house guests of the Arthur Watterses and Irving Smiths. They also visited Mrs. McNealy's sister, Mrs. Clark McCord, and family in Ravcnwood, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Simkins, Kathy, Carolyn, John and Christine returned home Wednesday after spending 10 days visiting her parents and other relatives in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Douglas, Kathy and Steve visited Mr. and Mrs. Clyde De Groot in Rockford Saturday. LACKY cSc SONS XVI01ST U JVt E JNT "X S liU W til MAIN blktt I OALtSbUKo. UUNUli Oneidan Returns From East ONEIDA—Mrs. Ona Couilright returned to her home Wednesday alter a month's stay at the home of her son and family, Mr. and Mrs. James Courtright of Springfield. Pa. Mrs. Florence Johnson is visiting in the home of her brother, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Raabe of Manlius. The Just - A - Mere Club met Thursday in the home of Mrs. Gerrnaine Hannam of Galesburg. Four tables of bridge were at play. High was awarded to Mrs. Florence Holmes, second hiph to Mrs. Eva Carlson, and low to Mrs. Laura Rice. Mrs. Lucile Hewitt was awarded a guest prize. RllMCAkE WAS SURE WE'D HANDLE HIMSELF LIKE A CHAMP WMEN HE WAS PUT ON THE WITNESS STAND••*• NOW LETS 60 OVER THE QUESTIONS THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY IS BOUND TO ASK. VOU«" ' YOU HAVE TO BE PREPARED FOR THE k UNEXPECTED. KNOW \ALLTHE ANSWERS- $0 COMES MIS DAY* IM COURT AND YOU OUESSED IT-RUMCAK6 DOESN'T KNOW FROM NOTHIN6DOM"" 7WAT (6ULP)!S. ,A88A»v48BA« ER."* WHAT DID YOU SAY?, TIZZY By Kate Osann • nil b r NU. Inc. T.M. Reg. U.i. Pot, Off. 'Well, the earth may be two-thirds water, but I'll bet the water is two-thirds people!" SWEETIE PIE By Nadine Seltzer a-s <s"l%3 b» NEA, Inc. T.M. «.a. U.S. Pot. Off. 4 Now that. Tommy. Is what I call a real touching aicht!'* CARNIVAL By Dick Turner "How hungry am I? How hungry can you afford?" Violan Returns From Trip To Colorado VIOLA — Mrs. Gertrude Morris arrived home Wednesday from Colorado Springs, Colo., where she had visited her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Foster Nease of Chicago, at their summer cottage. She also spent a few days visi\ng at Minden, Neb., with Mr. and Mrs. Will Bangs. On Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Moseley and five sons, left to return home to Harper Woods, Mich., following a 10-day vacation spent with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moseley, and Mr. and Mrs. Zenas Smith. Other guests during the past week, of Mr. and Mrs. Smith included Mrs. Smith's brother and sister- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fell of Knoxville and her nephew and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Merwin Longley. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barton and family returned this week from Washington, D. C, where they had visited Mrs. Barton's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and M:s. Wayne Selle. On Sunday, Mrs. Richard Rice and three children left for Pennsylvania to visit Mrs. Rice's parents and other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Emery Ziegenhorn have spent the past three weeks vacationing in Colorado. At Estes Park, they met their <on- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilcox of Downey, Calif., and the following week Mrs. Wilcox and daughter accompanied her parents to Royal Gorge, Pikes Peak and Mesa Verde before returning home to California. En route to Illinois, Mr. and Mrs. Ziegenhorn visited relatives in New Mexico, Nebraska, Missouri and Arkansas. Bride-elect Is Honored At Altona Party Miss Donna Kuhn of Peoria was the honored guest at a prenuptial shower on Saturday afternoon, July 27 in the country home of Mrs. Kenneth Nelson. Hostesses were the aunts of her fiance, Herbert. Nelson, of near Altona. Assisting hostesses were Miss Lillie Nelson, Mrs. H. E. Main, Mrs. Harry Olson, Altona; Mrs. Clark Nelson, Victoria, and Mrs. Eva Carlson of Rockford. The chosen colors of turquoise and white were used in the table appointments, when refreshments were served. Mrs. Dwight Nelson was at the coffee service. A variety of linens was presented to Miss Kuhn. Among the guests during the afternoon of games and conversation were the grandmothers, Mrs. Emma Augsburger of Peoria and Mrs, Dora Anderson of Altona. Also Mrs. Harold Kuhn, Mrs. Norma Shinkle and Lynette of Peoria. Others attending were Mrs. Vail Nelson, Sandra and Judy, Monmouth; Mrs. Carroll Anderson, Kewanee; Mrs. Harold K. Main, Woodhull; Mrs. Donn Main, LaFayette; Mrs. Roger Olson, Rock Island; Mrs. Ray Nelson, Mrs. Harley Olson, Mrs. Charles Shaw and Marie, Oneida; Mrs. Max Olson, Mrs. Gregg Magnuson, Mrs. Charles Nelson, Mrs. Clark Main and Kirsten and Mrs. Keith Main of Altona. Picnic Planned WOODHULL — The annual nonpartisan WCTU picnic will 'be held Sunday at 6 p.m. at the WCTU farm east of Galva. Tlus will be potluck, and families attending were requested to take meat and dessert. Cleopatra was last of the Ptole­ mies, Greek dynasty, who ruled Egypt tor almost 300 years. New Windsor Library Adds New Editions NEW WINDSOR - Seventy-five new books have been placed in the shelves at the Rivoli Township Library during the month of July by Mrs. Herbert Peterson, librarian. Mrs. Peterson reported the circulation record was broken in July with a total of 779 books and magazines circulated. Of these 326 were read by adults and 453 by children. Among the new are five history books as follows: The Heartland, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois by Irving Stone. Men to Match Mountains of the Far West by Walter Havighurst; The Rivers of Canada by Hugh Mac Lennan; Terrible Swift Sword by Bruce Cation and Roosevelt's Road to Russia by George N. Crocker. The following are among the new fiction books: One Day in the Life of Ivar Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn; The Bounty Trilogy, by J. N. Hall and Charles Nordhoff; Heaven Has No Favorites, by Erich Maria Remarque; No Red Ribbons,, by John E. Quirk; Look Away, Look Away, by Leslie T. White; Kitty, My Rib, by E. Jarra Mall; Wilderness Bride, by Annabel and Edgar Johnson. Parrish by Mildred Savage; The Moon Spinners, by Mary Stewart; The San Franciscans by Niven Busch; Battalion of Saints, by Richard Wormser; In the Best Families by Rex Stout and The Dark Moment by Ann Bridge. Ellisville Bride Honored At Shower ELLISVILLE — Mrs. Armin Blout, the former Janice Howarter, was the honoree at a surprise postnuptial shower Thursday evening in the home of Mrs. Allen Blout. Hostesses for the party were Miss Clarice Blout and Miss Irene Leinenger. Prizes in games were awarded to Miss Peggy Chesterfield, Mrs, Blout, the honoree, and Mrs. Louise McCormick. The bride was invited to open her gifts at a table covered with a pink overskirt trimmed with bright cutouts. A white cloud showered down on the gaily wrapped packages. Later, the hostesses served refreshments. Attending the party were Mrs. Clyde Howarter, Mrs. Pat Waldrop, Mrs. Billie Howarter, Mrs. Ava Boyce, Jerry, Norman and June Boyce, Mrs. Alta Heller, Mrs. Judy Heller, Mark and Danny Heller, Mrs. Eileen Heller, and Paula, Mrs. Lucille Roelle, Peggy Chesterfield, Mrs. Pat Williamson, Mrs. Iva Myers and Linda, Mrs. Louise McCormick, Mrs. Millie Barker, Mrs. Irene Sorrells, Mrs. Barbara Manock, Mrs. Bernice Beckner, Mrs. Opal Helle, Mrs. Gladys Baughman, Mrs. Zella Goodell, Mrs. Melba Markley, Ralph Baughman, Allen Blout and Dale. Oneida 4-Wers Donate to ARC Canteen Service ONEIDA—The Happy-Go-Lucky 4-H Club voted to donate 10 cans of juice to the Red Cross Canteen Service at a meeting July 20 in the Lions Club Shelter in Lincoln Park, Galesburg, Suzie Clark, president, announced. Mrs. Everett Nelson distributed 4-H tags and report sheets. Lois Edwards spoke on "Ingredients Found in Yeast Breads." Chris Johnson spoke on "Teeth" and Kathy Johnson demonstrated "How to Eat With Your Silverware." Attends Conference Rosemary Seiler was among 350 4-H Club members from throughout Illinois who attended the 4-H junior leadership conference in Monticello. The object of the annual conference is to give 4-H'ers leadership training. All of the delegates were chosen for their outstanding leadership in 4-H activities during the past year. Girl Scouts Of Rio Plan Camping Trip RIO — Weekly meeting of the Rio Girl Scouts was held July 30 at the Rio Presbyterian Church. The scouts are going on a camping trip to Lake Geod at Burlington. They are to be at the Rio Presbyterian Church at 9 a.m. Aug. 12 and leave at 10 a.m. They will be home 12 noon Aug. 14.

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