Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on August 14, 1963 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 10

Galesburg, Illinois
Issue Date:
Wednesday, August 14, 1963
Page 10
Start Free Trial

1U ^leaburfl.Kegi»ie /_-Mqil t ,,Vjoi!esburfl J ,..ll). Wed., Aug. i4, iyoJ Horseshoe Contest a Feature of Warren Festival Pitchers to Compete for 12 Trophies MONMOUTH — The Second Annual Horseshoe Pitchers' Tourney will be one of the highlights of the 1963 Prime Beef Festival Sept. 4-7. The tourney is open to all horseshoe pitchers. All qualifying matches must be completed by 9 o'clock Saturday morning, Sept. 7. The top 32 qualifiers will compete in the finals which will open at 10 a.m. that morning. The two top pitchers will pitch an exhibition match in front of the bleachers at 6:30 Saturday night. There will be four classes of competition in the tourney, AB-C and D, with first, second and third place trophies to be awarded to each class. Better than 120 matches will have been pitched before the finals are completed and a champion determined. Pitchers from Galesburg, Peoria and Burlington are expected to be entered in the event, to make for one of the best tourneys in the midwest and this part of the state. SIU Gets Grant From Government WASHINGTON (AP)-The Department of Welfare has approved a $135,641 grant to Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Rep. Kenneth J. Gray, D-Ill., said today he was informed the grant is for research on developing an educational program for slow learners in grades 7 through 12. Nagging backache, headache, or muscular aches and pains may come on with over-exertion, emotional upsets or day to day stress and strain. And folks who eat and drink unwisely sometimes suffer mild bladder irritation . . . with that restless uncomfortable feeling. If you are miserable and worn out because of these discomforts, Doan's Pills often help by their pain-relieving action, by their soothing effect to ease bladder irrftation, and by their mild diuretic action through the kidneys — tending to increase the output of the 15 miles of kidney tubes. So if nagging backache makes you feel dragged-out,miserable...with restless, sleepless nights...don't wait...try Doan's Pills... get the same happy relief millions have enjoyed for over 60 years. For convenience, ask for the large size. Get Doan's Pills today! Doan's Officers To Meet MONMOUTH - The f i n a 1 meeting of officers, directors and committee chairmen of the 1963 Warren County Prime Beef Festival will be held Thursday, 7:30 p.m. in Monmouth Park. This is not to be a dinner meeting as was originally planned, but coffee and rolls will be served. All final details will be wrapped up at this meeting. Child Wanders Away; Found After Search MONMOUTH—Kenny Torrecelli, three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Reno Torrecelli of Mt. Pulaski, was the object of a search for more than an hour Tuesday afternoon. Kenny, who is visiting in the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Maxey, 918 W. Broadway, had gone with his mother and two small sisters to visit Mrs. Torrecelli's sister, Mrs. Jim Johnson, 724 W. Broadway. While Mrs. Torrecelli was in the Johnson house Kenny apparently decided to return to his grandparents, but wandered off in the wrong direction. When the little fellow was discovered missing, shortly after his mother had left him playing, the police and neighbors were notified and the northwest section was scoured for the boy. He was discovered crying and quite frightened at West Girard and F Street, some eight blocks from his destination. MOXMOUTH HOSPITAL Admitted Monday—Mrs. Bertha Allen, Gladstone; Mrs. Lloyd Winbigler, Monmouth; Irvin Wright, Gerlaw. Admitted Tuesday—Mark Irey, Mrs. C. M. McVey, Leonard Hanson, Monmouth; James McKelvey, Little York. Dismissed Tuesday—Miss Rosemary Cofield, Tom Hildreth, Mrs. Hattie Mason, Mrs. John Bush and baby, Monmouth; Mrs. Faye Cooper, Oquawka. Illinois Corn Continues to Show Progress SPRINGFIELD (UPD-Corn in Illinois is virtually all tasseled and continues to make rapid progress, the state-federal Crop Reporting Service said today. About two-thirds of the crop is in the dough stage or beyond and almost a fourth has reached the dent stage. The crop is about a week to 10 days ahead of average —but a day or so later than 1962. Nearly nine-tenths of the soybean acreage is in the podding stage, the service said. It is slightly behind a year ago but about 10 days ahead of average. Pastures improved in the north but declined in the south where rainfall was light. The second crop of alfalfa is over 90 per cent cut—about two weeks ahead of average. Change Reunion Place CAMBRIDGE — Annual Vincent family reunion will be held Sunday at Atkinson Park with a potluck dinner. The reunion place was changed. Scull family reunion was held at Monmouth Park Sunday with 20 attending from Hillsdale, Gene- sec, Monmouth and Cambridge. READ THE WANT ADS! '^VDoYouNeed # Free yourself from the embarrassment and annoyance of accumulated OLD BILLS. Consolidate your scattered debts. We'll *r supply the cash to pay them all at once. . For fret information, come in, phone or ^ write ,, • without obligation. «9 GIT THE MONEY YOU NEED TODAYI £ See EARL BREHM J Galesburg Finance & Thrift Co. 121 S. Prairie 342-4810 • -\ b $ S PREPARE SCHEDULE—One of the attractions at the 1963 Warren County Prime Beef Festival will be the Second Annual Festival Horseshoe Pitchers' Tournament. Pictured above are two of the officers of the Warren County Horseshoe Pitcher's Association which is putting on the tourney along with some of the association mem­ bers who do a lot of work in making the organization a success. Back row, left to right: Robert St. George, president; Oscar Neal, vice president; and Ed Owens. Front row: Martin Lovdahl, William Lovdahl, Howard Graham and Walter Killip. Creighton Lovdahl was not present when the picture was taken. MONMOUTH Hoiematf i«ta* S01 It. M St. Co»t*tp«nd«nt tot N»w» FOR MISSED COPIES PHONE 734-4121 Before 6:30 MHS Math Teacher Named; Latin May Be Re-Instated MONMOUTH—Announced Tuesday by Joseph Dixson, principal at Monmouth High School was that Richard Barker of Long Island, N.Y., recent graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, was hired as mathematics teacher. Barker will teach some geometry, advance algebra and trigonometry. Dixson said a need remains for a teacher of senior mathematics, including calculus and statistics, and he hoped the position could be filled before Sept. 3. Latin Available Announced recently was that because of lack of enough pupils for first-year Latin, the course would not be offered this year. However, since the announcement, Dixson said, a number of inquiries were received from students and parents regarding the course. The principal stated teacher time is available for Latin, and if enough pupils werenJnterested the course would be given. First high school football practice of the 1963 season will be Aug. 26, and all trying out were required to have a physical exam ination before the first practice First game of the season will b at Monmouth with Geneseo Sepl 13. Awards Made at State Fair Indiana Bull Is AA Grand Champion SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) - A honeymooning Indiana couple bested competitors from Illinois and other states Thursday in showing the grand champion Aberdeen Angus bull at the Illinois State Fair. Max Woebbeking, 24, of Woodburn, Ind., and Ruth, 18, his bride of three days, interrupted their honeymoon to bring their 1,750-pound animal named Centurion Royal King to the fair. Woebbeking said the grand championship award increased the animal's value by $2,500. He estimated it is worth more than $10,000. An Illinois entry, owned by J. C. McLean of Quincy, was named grand champion in the Aberdeen Angus open judging. The Bidner family of Mahomet took two top prizes in the Chester White swine contest. Tom Bidner exhibited the grand champion sow in open competition and Robert Bidner had the reserve champion in the junior department. Harley Allen of Abingdon showed the grand champion Chester White boar. It was a sweep for Oscar W. Anderson and Sons of Leland in Poland China judging with the grand champion boar and sow. In the Polled Shorthorn division, an out-of-state animal was the grand champion female. It was entered by Lewis W. Thieman of Concordia, Mo. Reserve grand champion went to an entry of Gerold I Clodfelter of Greencastle, Ind. Stock Judging Continues Livestock judging continued today with Ayrshire, Polled Herefords and Holstein-Friesians males and females parading in open competition and Holstein, Brown Swiss and Jersey cattle being shown in the junior department. Yorkshires and Tamworths were being judged in open swine competition and breeding swine were being judged in the junior department. Bob Bidner, Mahomet, with his 210-pound Chester White barrow won grand champion honors in junior competition Tuesday for swine. Ken Urban, Hooppole, won the reserve champion title with Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred J. Noonan, disappeared on July 2, 1937, while en route to Howland Island from Lae, New Guinea. DR. I. ERNSTEIN OPTOMETRIST CONTACT LENSES EYES EXAMINED UV1NG SOUND HEARING AIDS GALESBURG OPTICAL CO. WJ-63W or 442-3017 339 E M »iB Hourt: 9 A..M to » P.M. F*ld»y»: » A.M. to »:30 P.M. W«du»»d»y'« TO Noon JOHN NEAR AND HIGHLAND PRINCESS receiving the trophy and blue ribbon for a first-place win in the amateur three-gaited class at El Kahir Shrine Charity Horse Show held recently in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. his Hampshire. Bidner Saturday won in the open division with his Chester White named "Too Much." Top Boar Shown Melvin Fcik, LaMorlle, showed the champion Duroc in the open swine competition for boars, while Andrews and Baughm Farm of Bloomington, Ohio, showed the champion Hampshire boar. Walter Hickey of Elkhart showed the champion spotted hog. In open competition for dairy Avon Hospital News Notes AVON—Following are Saunders Hospital patients: Mrs. Leona Geeseman of Fairview; Cecil McGrew of Prairie City; Fred Swigart of Abingdon and Miss Opal Beatty, Mrs. Beulah Smith, Miss Kathleen Hollister, Mrs. Mahala Ray, Fred Mathews, Charles Sheckler and Merle Gillett, of Avon. Mathews is the father-in- law of Rev. Perry Bishop, new minister for the Avon Methodist Church. Birth Record Mr. and Mrs. Max Boyd of Abingdon are the parents of a son born Sunday morning at Saunders Hospital. He has been named Stephen Dallas and is welcomed by a brother Jeffrey. Mrs. Boyd is the former Jo Cook of Avon. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Dallas (Scoop) Cook of Avon and Mi-, and Mrs. Harold Boyd of St. Augustine. Old West Visits Sweden VISBY, Sweden (UPI) - A bar owner in this tiny community has opened up a "Western Saloon" in an effort to attract customers. Each night four men stage a "Western" brawl. bulls, M. L. Magee, McHenry, showed the champion Polled Shorthorn; Woebbeking Brothers Farm, Woodburn, Ind., exhibited the chanr'ion Aberdeen Angus, and Harold Williamson, Olney, showed the champion Jersey bull. In the junior dairy department, Everett Laesch, 18, Norma 1, showed the champion Guernsey, and Dale Richey, 20, Kansas, showed the champion Ayrshire. Darrell Crist, Atwood, showed the champion Shorthorn. Investigate Breaking CAMBRIDGE—Harold T. Johnson, deputy sheriff of Henry County is investigating three attempted b r e a k i n s, discovered Monday morning in Bishop Hill and Nekoma. Hit by breakin attempts at Bishop Hill were the Bishop Hill Tavern, where iron bars protected the windows and the door was forced open, and the grocery store at Bishop Hill, where a screen was removed and the window opened. At the Nekoma Red Top Tavern windows had been pried open, but the vandal or vandals were frightened off when a barking dog aroused the owner. Nothing was reported missing from any of the three places, authorities said. Galesburg Entry at State Fair John Near, RR 1, Galesburg, is showing his three-gaited walk-trot mare Highland Princess and his English Pleasure horse Dewey at the state fair at Springfield this week. These horses have been shown successfully on the Midwest Circuit this summer. John won the blue ribbon in three-gaited amateur classes at Keokuk and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and in Illinois was reserve champion in three-gaited youth classes in the Morgan County Fair at Lincoln, also the Midwest Charity Horse Show at Springfield. John's biggest win with his English Pleasure horse Dewey was at the Shrine Midwest Charity Show where he won the trophy and blue ribbon in a class of 22 entrants. Shirley Oder, wife of trainer Preston Oder of Macomb, showed Highland Princess to wins in ladies' classes at Lincoln, Jacksonville, Rushville and Springfield. After the completion of the Illinois State Fair, John will show at the Iowa State Fair at Des Moines in both the youth and the amateur classes. Parents Sue For $90,800 At Cambridge CAMBRIDGE — Lewis and Patricia Shreck of near Cambridge have filed a complaint for damages in behalf of their children against Adolph Verpates, Atkinson Route 1. The suit alleges that Verpates made a left turn in front of Mrs. Shreck causing collision July 29 about 5:25 p.m., injuring the four Shreck children. Mrs. Shreck, headed west on 111. 81, about 100 yards east of State Road Church. The suit alleges Verpates, southbound in a pickup truck, made a left turn in front of the Shreck car without stopping. The Shrecks are asking $20,000 for each of the four children, Patricia, Terry Lee, Jeffrey Ray and Phillip Lynn. In another count, the Shrecks ask $10,000 for medical expenses and $800 for damages to their car. They asked for trial by jury. READ THE WANT ADS! PROBLEMS OF A PERSONAL NATURE? WRITE TO GALESBURG'S OWN Penny for Your Thoughts appear every Tuesday ft Friday Quartet To Sing MONMOUTH—A quartet concert of sacred music will be given in the sanctuary of the Monmouth First Baptist Church at 8 o'clock Sunday evening. The program will be given by the Berkeley, Calif., Baptist Divinity School Male Quartet. During the. summer the group served as a residence quartet at the American Baptist Assembly in Green Lake, Wis. Public was invited. Set Election On Unionizing Wells Firm MONMOUTH - Organizing efforts have been in progress the past several weeks by two separate unions, seeking to enroll the employes of Ralph Wells k Co., and Tuesday, Adrian Wells, president of the company, announced that a vote will be taken on Thursday, Aug. 22, under the supervision of the National Labor Relations Board. Approximately 100 employes will have the opportunity to choose representation by either the American Federation of Grain Millers or the International Association of Machinists or a third choice of accepting no union at all. The local company within the past week had sent letters to each employe, pointing out the various benefits which they have received from the company and stating the company's belief that the em­ ployes, as well as the firm itself, would be better satisfied in maintaining the present status. \ MACHI HOT DAWG! — State fair visitor Laura Cramer, 2, enjoys the fair attractions in a big way as she works on an oversize hot dog. Laura's expression seems to say there is just too much for a little girl to watch and try to eat too. Laura's home is in Sauk Village, III. UNIFAX Johnson Graduates MONMOUTH—A list of graduates for summer commencement at Colorado State College, Greeley, Colo., announces the graduation at this time of Harvey W. Johnson, 401 N. First St., Monmouth. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Grange to Meet CAMBRIDGE — Osco Grange will hold its regular meeting at the Osco Hall Friday at 8 p.m. with a potluck lunch. The modern castle or rook of chess developed from an Indian elephant carrying a turret-shaped howdah. CANADA DRY low calorie COLA "5? ONLY ICAIORIEPW SEWING Real cola flavor plus famous pinpoint carbonation, but only 1 calorie per serving lfew-16 ounce bottles at popular prices •onus ft CANADA PRY BOTTLING CO*

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 7,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free