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32 Gatesburg Register-Moil, Gaksburg, III. Monday, Aug, 12, 1963 D E AT H S—i J"7 lProbes c I Galesburg • 1' Man's Death AND FUNERALS DA. CHARLES C. SWEET NEW YORK (UP!) - Funeral lervices will be held Tuesday for Dr.' Charles C. Sweet, 82, former chief surgeon and physician at Sing Sing Prison, who died Saturday night at New York Hospital MRS. CORfNNE ttOEHElMEft NEW YORK (UP1) - Mrs. Corinne Kodziesen Hofheimer, 71. philanthropist and a founder of V . American Shakespeare festival Theater and Academy at Stratford, Conn., died Sunday after a three-month illness. THOMAS H. CAVANAGH * NEW YORK (UPI) — Services will be held Tuesday for Thomas H. Cavanagh, 67, assistant to the managing editor of the Daily News, who died Saturday of a heart attack. FRANCIS J. LALLEY ; HOUSTON, Tex. (UPI) - Frauds J. Lalley, 53, director of finance for the city of Philadelphia, died Sunday. He had been attending a meeting of the American Municipal Association here. WILHELMINA CONGER • NEW ORLEANS (UPI) — Miss Wilhelmina Bogart Conger, 92, a direct descendant of the founders of Tufts College and Rutgers University, died Saturday. DAVE CHRISTENSON : WAUSAU, Wis. (UPI) - Funeral services will be held Tuesday for Dave Christenson, 76, who tyas with the Wausau Record- Herald for 46 years before retiring in 1959 as sports editor. He died Saturday at his home. HERBERT R. DAMISCH : SPRINGFIELD, HI. (AP) Herbert R. Damisch, 63, of Springfield, chief of agricultural education in the office of the state school superintendent, died Sunday in Memorial Hospital. MRS. RUTH J. TANNER 1 Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth J. Tanner, 73, of 69 Walnut Ave., Who died Friday, were conducted at 10 a.m. today at Hinchliff and Pearson Funeral Chapel by Dr Joseph Hoffman, pastor of First Methodist Church. ; Burial was at Walnut Ridge Cemetery at Virginia. MRS. CARRIE A. McMULLEN FAIRVIEW — Mrs. Carrie A. McMullen, 82, of London Mills Route 1, died Saturday at 4:15 p.m. at Canton Graham Hospital. She was a 50-year member of the Fairview Rebekah Lodge. In failing health, she had been hospitalized since July 21. The former Carrie A. Kline was born near Fairview Dec. 12, 1880, and she lived most of her Monuments and Mausoleums McFALl MONUMENTS Wisconsin Ruby Red Phone 342-6512 1801 W. Main St. Galesburg, ID. loft Larson Funeral Home 206 N. Washington St. Abingdon, Illinois Herschal Davts Watkins Near London Mills Funeral services: TUESDAY - 2:30 P.M. at the LARSON FUNERAL HOME where friends may call this evening. Burial in Hermon Methodist Cemetery. KIMBER & WEST 36 PUBLIC SQUARE PHONE 343-5210 FUNERAL DIRECTORS For Over 60 Years Mrs. Minnie Bowers 837 Bateman Funeral: TUESDAY - 2 P.M. at KIMBER & WEST CHAPEL. Friends may call this evening. life in that vicinity. She was married to Charles McMullen Aug. 8, 1900, in Peoria. He preceded her in death Feb. 21, 1933. She was a member of the Fairview Reformed Church. Surviving are a half-brother, Raymond B. Kline of London Mills Route 1; a half-sister, Mrs. Ardis M. Brogan of Canton, and a sister, Miss Cornelius Kline of Peoria. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Root Funeral Home in Fairview, where friends may call this evening after S o'clock. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. AMOS P. LINDSTROM GALVA — Funeral services for Amos P. Lindstrom, 64, of Galva, who died Wednesday, were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Johnson-Gill-Schuster Chapel. Rev. Richard C. Brownfield, pastor of the First Methodist Church in Galva, officiated. Organ selections Were played by Mrs. Verna B. Anderson. Pallbearers included Stewart Fahnstrom, Morris Cain, Vern Mount, William Clevenger, Findley Jones and Alfred Lundberg. Masonic rites were conducted at the chapel by Galva Masonic Lodge. Burial was in the Evergreen Memory Gardens, near Kewanee. MRS. KARL JOHNSON GALVA — Mrs. Karl (Laura) Johnson, 89, died at Kewanee Public Hospital Sunday at 9:10 a.m., where she had been a patient eight days. She was born March 8, 1874, in Galva Township and lived there until she married Karl V. Johnson Dec. 29, 1924, at Geneseo. The couple then moved to Chicago, where they lived for 25 years, then returned to Galva. She was a member of the Congregational Church, Mystic Workers, Woman's Relief Corps, Rebekahs, and Ladies Aid of Bishop Hill Church. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Alice Stoneberg of Galva, and a brother, Charles A. Hedlund of Galva and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother. Services will be held Tuesday at the Johnson-Gill-Schuster Chapel in Galva at 1:30, where friends may call tonight. Burial will be in Bishop Hill Cemetery. Sisrners Grow WASHINGTON (UPI) — At least four nations arranged to sign today were Iceland, Laos, here today, bringing to 43 the number in the Washington series of signings. Nations announcing they would sign today were, Icleand, Laos, Sweden and Trinidad-Tobago. Jamaica and Iraq were scheduled for Tuesday and Japan and Burma for Wednesday. Flowers... "Nature's most beautiful memorial" nderson florists 312 E. MAIN 128 N. BROAD Ml-tIM - - IU.lt U Johnson - Gill- Schuster Chapel Calva Mrs. Karl Johnson SERVICES TUESDAY AT 1:30 P.M. AT JOHNSON-GILL-SHUSTER CHAPEL IN GALVA. Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9. Mrs. Carrie A. McMullen London Mills, Rte. 1 FUNERAL SERVICES 2 P.M. TUESDAY AT ROOT FUNERAL HOME IN FAIRVIEW. Where friends may call this evening after 5 p.m. ROOT FArtVII\«nUIMOI| A coroner's Jury ruled at an in- truest Saturday evening that Russell Kepple, 62, came to his death by self-inflicted hanging in the basement of his home at 885 N. Farnham St., apparently some time July 31. His body was found Friday about 7 p.m. The jiirors, at the inquest conducted by Dr. Jackson K. Erffmeyer, Knox County coroner, at the Larson Funeral Home, Abingdon, also stated in the verdict that the action apparently was due to mental depression. Testifying at the inquest were Kepple's wife, Mrs. Neola Kepple; his son, Robert C. Kepple, and Officer Ronald Morehead of the Galesburg Police Department. Mrs. Kepple testified that she and her husband had been separated for about five months and that he had lived alone at the Farnham Street address since March. Her husband had been in a mental hospital in 1948, 1950 and 1957, and previously had threatened to commit suicide, but to her knowledge had not attempted the act, Mrs. Kepple told the jurors. Found Depressed The son testified that he knew his father had been depressed by the wayhe talked, but to him he had never said anything about suicide. Officer Morehead told of the check of the residence, after a neighbor notified police headquarters that Kepple had not been seen for about 10 days, and described the finding of the body in the basement. Daily papers, dating from July 31, one carton of milk and one loaf of bread were found on the porch, the officer said. Dr. Erffmeyer told of being called to the residence and stated that the man apparently had been dead a week or 10 days. In view of papers oh the porch since July 31, in all probability death must have taken place on that date, the coroner said. Funeral services were conducted today at 2:30 p.m. in the Larson Funeral Home, with Rev. James Smith of First Christian Church, Galesburg, officiating. Organ music was by Mrs. Harold Dunlap. Burial was in Abingdon Cemetery. Pallbearers were Don Mc- CulloUgh, William Burr, Bud Cozad, Celburne Lindsey, John Ray and Russell Turney. Granddad Finds Children Dead, Clothes Dryer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)-An all-night search for two young playmates ended tragically as the grandfather of one of the youngsters found their bodies locked inside a clothes dryer. A. D. Cummings found his grandson, David Wayne McClain, 6, and a playmate, Rickey Lee Spann, 3, inside the death trap early Sunday. Coroner J. O. Butler said the boys had suffocated, probably dying within three minutes after the door of the dryer had closed behind them. The deaths were ruled accidental. Drug Companies Told to Stop Price Fixing WASHINGTON (AP)-The Federal Trade Commission has ruled that several drug manufacturers conspired to fix the prices of antibiotics. It ordered a halt to any such practices. Three Kankakee Firemen Are Injured at Fire KANKAKEE, 111. (AP)-Three firemen were injured _ Sunday in battling a blaze in the downtown Kankakee business district that destroyed one building and damaged six others. Fire Chief John *Marquart said damage amounted to near $200,000. The Jaffe Drugstore, where the fire started in the rear of the basement, was destroyed. Smoke and water damaged the other stores in the vicinity. Cause of the blaze was not determined. Businessmen of Avon Slate 14th Fat Steer Show AVON—The Avon 14th annual Fat Steer Show wHl get under way Thursday, Aug. 15 and continue until Saturday night for the grand finale of the sale of fat steers. The event is sponsored each year by the Avon Businessmen's Association. Ad* Bunding flnd ^ Association, mailed this week this years wi „ ^ to fiU CxhlbltoM book being dedicated in memory who do not win one of the ^ of the late Mane Beckner who pjve dol]ars wjl , be donated b f0t t iL pM « 1 °.y ears ° WneTd and Charles Ogle for the cleanest operated' Marie's Drive-In in Avon. Floral Hall will be held this year in the Avon Grade School Gymnasium with divisions in culinary, cakes, bread and rolls, pies and cookies; flowers and plants, potted plants, cut flowers and dried arrangements; grains and vegetables; needlecraft, hooked rugs and braided rugs; needlework, quilts, bedspreads and afghans; junior division, smock pillows, trays, copper jew- elery, Swedish weaving, luncheon cloth and napkins, textile painting, mosaic tiling, knitting, foods, pillow cases, crocheted articles, and art exhibits, open to any age. Engage Organist At 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15, will be organ music with a band concert at 8 p.m. On Friday will be organ music at 7:30 p.m. and a variety program at 8 p.m. The judging of fat steers will be held Saturday afternoon. At 7 p.m. entertainment will be furnished by the Mid-Westernaires, the national runner-up barbershop quartet, plus other acts. The auction of fat steers will begin at 8 p.m. The committees for this year are as follows: President, Wil- Ham McKinley; vice president, Duane Miles; secretary-treasurer, Russell Bell; advertising book, D. K. Wingate, Robert Orwig, Duane Miles. Auction, Lowell Buck and Alvin Martin; bleachers and flowers, Loren Akers, Gene Young, Neil Hummel Lumber Co., Hummel and Carr Construction Co., Roy Ray and Gale Alderson. In charge of the carnival are Dick McElvaine, Rex Ketchum and Duane Black. Entertainment, Jack Sundberg, Bill Meeks, Daniel Whisler, Dr. Keith Frankhauser, Fred Janes, Frank Snapp and Dr. A. C. Bagge. Fat Steer checks, Dr. O. G. Martens; livestock and markings, Jesse Lydic, Dr. Martens and Lowell Buck; tents, William McKinley; clean-up, Robert Riley, Dr. Martens, Duane Miles, D. K. Wingate, Richard McElvaine, Lyrin Davis, Jess Lydic, Alvin Martin, Bill McKinley, Charles Hempstead and Bob Orwig. Recall Past Winners Past grand champions for the Fat Steer Show were shown by Jim Capps in 1950; Sharon Johnson, 1951; Ronnie Powell, 1952 and 1953; Gerald Dean, 1954; Max Phelps, 1955; Lewis Bell, 1956; Merrill Martin, 1957; Peggy Haynes, 1958; Jim A'Hearn, 1959; Peggy Haynes, 1960; Rod Chatterton, 1961, and Terry Lock, 1962. Rules for showing fat steers are: All entries must be owned and shown by exhibitor; exhibitors must be at least 10 and not over high school age. No exhibitor may show more than one steer. Entries must be sold at Saturday night auction. Judges decisions will be final. Entries are limited to Avon rural routes and^ Avon School District. All disputes to be ruled on by committee and their decisions will be final. The businessmen will assume no responsibility for any loss from accident, fire, theft or any other cause. First and second place steers will show for grand champion and reserve champion. Steers will be .weighed in Friday at 9 a.m. and must not be watered before the weigh in. Exhibitors will remain responsible for steer until arrangements are made with buyer. Steers must not be over 2 years old and there will be a limit of two steers to a family. All steers to be shown must be tattoed. Winnings Listed The winner of the grand champion steer at the Avon Fat Steer show will receive $25 in cash and a trophy. Reserve champion will receive a trophy and $15 in prize money. Prizes in all classes are: First place, $15; second, $12.50; third $10; fourth $7.50 and fifth, $5. A trophy will be given for the champion Hereford breed, Angus and Shorthorn. Lunch stands will be on the midway by the Avon Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Avon PTA. A carnival will also be obtained for the show. Tb» UT. Lillj« Agency, Avon pen and $5 will be donated by Ernest Hawkins for showmanship. Woodhull Store Entered; Items Ami Cash Taken WOODHULL-A loss of $30-$40 was reported at the Corner General Merchandise store in Woodhull Sunday, after the establishment was entered sometime during the night. Entrance was gained by breaking a window, and three families in upstairs apartments were unaware that a breakin occurred. • In addition to the money, merchandise of undetermined value also was taken. Owner Karl Holmes estimated the burglary took place sometime between closing time Saturday at 10 p.m. and discovery time Sunday morning. Burglars were unsuccessful this weekend in two other Henry County establishments, Sheriff Loy Ray reported this morning. A back window of a Bishop Hill restaurant was broken and entry gained only as" far as a rear storage room. Another attempt was made at a Nekoma tavern, where a window was broken. No loss was reported at either establishment other than damage caused in the attempt. Galesburg Men Arrested at Oquawka OQUAWKA — Two Galesburg men were arrested early Sunday on liquor charges, the Henry County sheriff's office, reported today. Released on $1,000 bond was Michael Crumm, 21, on a charge of driving while intoxicated. A passenger in his car, Albert Garza, 21, was fined $50 plus costs for illegal possession of liquor by Justice of Peace C. J. Avon. Still in custody on a DWI charge is Dwight Hugunin, 52, of Carman. He was arrested Saturday night by Sheriff Vincent Carlson. New Mobile Homes Appear On Avon Lots AVON—Mr. and Mrs. Duane Black have purchased a lot from Mrs. ; Hazel Hallbick, upon which they will have a new mobile home which was delivered this week. Two more mobile homes will arrive soon in Avon and will be delivered to the lot north of Msr .Eva Martin, and will be occupied by two new teachers for Avon Unit schools. Mr. and Mrs. George Miller of north of Mrs. Eva Martin, and the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Roberts. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Crowl and family and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Butler and son attended a dinner in Prairie City Aug. 4, honoring the birthday of Mrs. Crawl 's father, Charles J. Boyd. Biggsville Class Of 1958 Holds First Reunion BIGGSVILLE—The high school class of 1958 held its first reunion recently at the Biggsville United Presbyterian Church. Faculty members attending were Mr. and Mrs. Verle David and family, Farmington; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sterett and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Griffitts, Biggsville, and Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Evans and family, Freeport. Classmates attending were Mrs. Clarence (Carole) Huntley and family, Biggsville; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald (Julia) Allan, Springfield; Mr. and Mrs - . Tom (Barbara) Burnside, Urbana; Mr. and Mrs. K. (Joyce) Toepke and Shirley, Mr. and Mrs. Larry (Kathryn) Bowling, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Jones and Tracy, Monmouth; Mr. and Mrs. Larry (Becky) Dowell, Strong-hurst; Mr. and Mrs. John (Carolyn) Hamilton, Moline; Miss Donna Foster and Floyd Harrell, Bushnell; Gary Gibb, Russell piston, Biggsville; Stanley Woods, Little York, and William Bricker, Kirkwood. Boy Drowns, Swimming at Police Camp A Jacksonville boy drowned today shortly before noon at the Illinois Police Assn. Camp on Dahinda Route 1. The victim was Roy Eddinger, 12, of 823 E. State St., Jacksonville. He resided with foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Perry, according to Gerald Unks, camp director. The boy came to the camp one week ago, according to Knox County Sheriff Max Jones. He was swimming in the pool, at the time of the drowning, under the supervision of Steven Ewing, 22, of 2714 Grant St., Evanston. Ewing is the water safety instructor at the camp. Resuscitation Tried Artificial respiration was administered without success. A resuscitator, belonging to Hinchliff and Pearson, was also used in a futile attempt to revive the boy. An inquest is scheduled for 9 tonight at the Hinchliff & Pearson Funeral Home: Man Is Found Dead Seated in Front of TV Set MIAMI, Fla. (AP)-When her husband failed to show up Sunday for his daily visit at the hospital where she had been a patient since April, Mrs. James E. Halligan called police. At her home they found the charred body of her husband, who was 78, sitting upright in a chair in front of the television set. Police said he apparently had dozed off and dropped his cigarette. Woman's Body Is Found Stuffed In Auto Trunk EDWARDSVILLE, 111. (UPI) — The body of a woman was found stuffed in the trunk of a Cadillac car Sunday night and her' husband confessed he killed her, officers said today. The body of Mrs. Pauline Ward, 42, was found in the car, which was parked on the Collinsville Road just inside St. Clair County. Madison County officers picked up her husband, Joseph Ward, 52, a short time later. The Wards lived in Madison' County. Madison County sheriff's office would not give any details. However, St. Clair county officers said Ward admitted beating his wife early Sunday and hauling her body around most of the day before reporting her missing. Publisher of State Journal Will Retire SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) James S. Copley, chairman of the Copley Press, has announced the retirement of Jack Heintz, pub* Usher of the Illinois State Journal and Illinois State Register. Cqpley, who made the afc nouncement Sunday, said James E. Armstrong, editor of the Illinois State Register, will succeed Heintz. Heintz's request for early retirement will become effective early in 1964. He has served the Copley Press for 26% years. Armstrong has been associated with the Illinois State Register since 1937 and with the Copley Press since 1942 when the news chain purchased the Register. He has been editor of the Illinois State Register since 1960. Armstrong will take over as publisher in February. Heintz and his family will continue to make Springfield their home. Dallas Cityans To Observe Anniversary DALLAS CITY-Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Thompson, near Dallas City, will observe their 61st wedding anniversary Aug. 13. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson have lived more than 44 years in their present home in Lomax Township, Henderson County. They resided on a farm a half mile from their present home the earlier years of their married life. Thompson has been bedfast for five years and five months, following a stroke. Mrs. Thompson, the former Luella Waterman, and Mr. Thompson were married in Burlington, Aug. 13, 1902. They are the parents of seven children, five of whom are living and reside in this vicinity. They are Clifford of Lomax, George of Carthage and Allen, Phillip and Mrs. Harold (Edna) Patterson of Dallas City. They have 19 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. One son and one daughter are deceased. NFO Rules hm~ (Contlnwd from pig* S) FBI Arrests Man For Robbery of City Councilman CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities held a South Bend man today for the $500 robbery of a Hammond, Ind., city councilman. FBI agents seized James M. Cummings, 29, in Chicago Saturday on a federal warrant charging unlawful flight to avoid prosecution for armed robbery. Cummings is charged with taking the money from the home of City Councilman Michael Matovina July 28. the dollar goes for labor in the tractor that the farmer buys, but when he goes to buy the tractor, he is told that the high price la due to labor costs-yet the manufacturing profit* continue to soar and soar.", Rape Farm Sanaa Speaking of the Farm Bureau, Greathouse claimed that this or* ganization hag the backing of the National Manufacturing Association, U.S. Chamber of Com* merce, packers and, big corporations and seems to be doing nothing to establish a price for the family-type farmer. Among other speakera at the conference were Laerance Walton, chairman of Illinois NFO; Robert Schnieder, director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, and Stanley Johnson, executive vice president of the Illinois AEL -CIO. Attendance at the conference was estimated at more than 1,000 people to hear the discussions on the common problems and common goals of the urban and rural segments of the national economy. The program was sponsored by the Peoria-Tazewell Federation of Labor, AFL -CIO, and the NFO of the 5th Congressional District. A delegation of Warren County NFO Chapter members in attendance included Chairman Stewart Morris, Mike Costello, John Connerly, Worley Galbreath, Charles Fritz and James Milligan. Strontium 90 Levels Double Those of 1962 WASHINGTON (AP)—The Public Health Service says the amount of bone damaging radioactive Strontium 90 in milk measured in May of this year at various U.S. check points was almost double of that a year ago. The health service report substantially bore out predictions of the Federal Radiation Council last May 31 that Strontium 90 levels would be much higher, largely because of massive Soviet atmospheric nuclear tests in 1962. But the service says the level is way below accepted danger levels. School Students Change Minds On Segregation ATLANTA (AP) - Some Segregationist students change their ideas about Negro classmates after going- to school with them for a year, say two biracial agencies. And Negro children attending white schools find /their roles stressing but not incapacitating, said the Southern Regional Council and the Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'Rith in the second of a series of studies. 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