Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on August 15, 1963 · Page 11
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, August 15, 1963
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New Windsor Stages Parade as Feature of Fair, Rodeo Crowd Reviews Long Procession This Morning By TOM EICHHORN NEW WINDSOR — Cars streamed into New Windsor today to see the little town's big parade. The parade kicked-off the second day of the New Windsor Fair, Rodeo and Horse Show. The 3 -day event ends Friday. Visitors saw a parade with more than a dozen ' floats, several bands of Kirkwood Scouts Return From North KIRKWOOD - The Kirkwood Explorer Post members and leader, Verne Conway, returned Sunday from Boulder Junction, Wis., where members had taken a canoe trip from the Region 7 Explorer Canoe Base on White Sands Lake. During the week's trip, the group traveled 52 miles, starting at High Lake and paddling through many bodies of water, including Trout Lake, Boulder Lake and Mati-Wish River. They averaged about five miles per day, going ashore for their meals which consisted of dehydrated foods and camped on shore overnight, sleeping in their sleeping bags. The Kirkwood group received a 50-mile award for paddling that distance and members exceeded this by two miles. Each member also received a conservation award which was given for spending at least 10 hours on conservation work which included making docks, canoe racks, fireplaces, picnic tables and clearing out dead trees and brush. Conway and Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Todd took the boys to Boulder Junction and brought them home. The following boys went on this trip: Ronnie Tinkham, Mike Conway, George Tinkham, Gary Todd, Gordon Todd, Benny Mcintosh, Bill Watson, Kevin Watson and Jim Paris. Kirkwood Briefs Mrs. C. L. Johnson suffered a severe heart attack at her home Saturday night, but is now getting along satisfactorily. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Johnson of Biggsville, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Flake of Peoria and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Moffitt and Donnie of Gilson visited their parents. The Flakes stayed overnight Sunday with the Johnsons, and Mrs. Moffitt stayed Wednesday night. Mrs. Emma Johnson of Monmouth is visiting this week with Mrs. William Woods. Mrs. Bert Cowick of Monmouth visited Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Jones. Clarence Hanna of Dugger, Ind., spent a week recently in the William Woods home. Mr. and Mrs. Will Cuzan and Larry of Elgin visited over the weekend in the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cochran and family. Mrs. Cuzan is Mrs. Cochran's cousin. • Mrs. Harriet Taylor and David and Mrs. Blanche Ray, Kirkwood, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Taylor and family of Monmouth attended the Taylor family reunion at Eldridge Park in Roseville Sunday. Seventy-five were present at the reunion and they came from Kansas, Missouri, Washington and from Berwick, Roseville, Kirkwood and Monmouth. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Todd and Glenn returned Sunday from a trip to Boulder Junction, Wis.; Copper Harbor, Mich., which is on Lake Superior. Todd and Glenn visited the Arcadian copper mine, which is 350 feet underground at Hancock, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Miller of Monmouth spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Swanson. Mrs. May Swanson of Clinton, Iowa, visited Friday in the Roy Tinkham home. Mrs, Swanson brought her nieces, Linda and Patty, home after they had visited with her since Aug. 4. Mrs. Alice Anderson of Peoria spent Monday visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Swanson. Mr. and Mrs. George Livingston of Roseville were Sunday dinner guests in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Livingston and son David of Monmouth were afternoon callers. Genesis, first book of the Bible, makes reference to the use of horses for pulling war chariots. READ THE WANT ADS! varying sizes and the ever- present horses. Weather was perfect, sunny and cool. Wins Grand Trophy Grand trophy winner in today's parade was a flowery float sponsored by Peterson- Wallin-Knox of Alpha. Other winners were, in order of placing: Church group, New Windsor Lutheran Church, New Windsor Presbyterian Church; junior organizations, New Windsor Girl Scout Troop 427, New Windsor Brownie Scout Troop 517; senior organizations, Alpha Chamber of Commerce, Aledo Mercer County Museum. Individuals, the Frank Roth Jr. family of New Windsor, Mercer County Young Republicans; commercial, Jack's Skelly Service, Nelson Lumber Co. Winning first place in the marching group division was the Galesburg American Legion Band, with second going to the Quad-City .Buccaneers. Only one antique car was entered. It was by Ralph Carman of Williamsfield. A special award of honorable mention went to Susie's Kitchen Cabinet. It was not entered in the parade, but captivated judges enough to receive recognition. Rodeo Held First rodeo session was held last night with an audience of about 2,000 persons. Another was slated to be given this afternoon and one Friday night. Tonight's program bill features a Western Horse Show, at 7:30 o'clock, followed by the Buccaneer Drum and Bugle Corps of Moline, at 8:30 o'clock. Friday's activities include a kiddie parade at 1 p. m., local horse show at 2:30 p. m.—featur­ ing six classes—and the rodeo at 8 p. m. At last night's rodeo session, Ben Jordan of Smithville, Okla., national champion in the Interstate Rodeo Association, received the most points, 172, in bull riding. Kenneth Williams won 66 points in the saddle bronc riding, and placed first in the go around. Other top riders were George Humphrey of Talhuna, Okla., 62 points in bareback riding; William Duvall of Boynton, Okla., seven seconds in bulldogging; Jim Chapman of Webber Falls, Okla., 13.5 in calf roping. In the girls barrow race, Marlene Seeman of Joliet scored 19.96 in the first go around. Clowns were Monk Russell of Oklahoma City, Okla., who won all-around awards at New Windsor the past two years, and Johnny Clark. Last nifcht's program began with a program by the Danley School of Dancing from New Windsor. lotvans Greeted At Henderson HENDERSON — Rev. Charles Wagner, wife and children of Charles City, Iowa, returned home Monday after being guests at the Victor Freberg home over the weekend. A potluck dinner was held Sunday at the Town Hall, where the Wagners met friends. The Rev. Mr. Wagner is a former Henderson pastor. Mrs. Amy Hendricks accompanied her nephew, Ray Cole and family to Iowa City Sunday to visit Claude Cole, who is a patient at the Veterans Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. George Suman and family returned home Saturday, after a 2-week camping vacation trip through Missouri and Colorado, where they camped at different places, such as Roaring River in Missouri; Estes Park and Colorado Springs, Colo. Western Illinois Birth Record WILLIAMSFIELD — Jay Mitchell is the name Mr. and Mrs. John Davis of Williamsfield have selected for their third child, born Aug. 10 at 10:13 p.m. at Proctor Hospital. Peoria. He is welcomed at home by a brother John Michael and a sister Jill Michele. I T" T . • V..-Y •••• i /•/{ vf.^fi' ^^^^ ALPHAN'S SCORE AT NEW WINDSOR—Besides having the grand trophy winner", Alphan's took a first place with this float. Sponsored by the Alpha Chamber of Commerce, the float features an old and a new American flag, and two youths in costumes of old and new America. They are Ronnie Longshore (left), 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Longshore of Alpha, and John Barton, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Barton of Alpha. GRAND TROPHY WINNER — Chosen grand trophy winner over all floats at New Windsor today was the one above, called "Gifts." It was sponsored by Peterson-Wallin-Knox of Alpha. Making the attractive float more so were three AlWood High School girls (left to right), Bonnie Brown, and Candis and Robyn Hurstrom, all of Alpha. TOT ADMIRES FLOWERS—Wendy Jo Hall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Hall of New Windsor, sniffs some floral arrangements at the New Windsor show Wednesday evening. iNllllifill " '• 1 "• "I'II.' ! 4 I,* VIEW ART WORK—Spectators at the New Windsor fair Wednesday night pause to admire a winter farm scene on display in the art exhibit. Jokes Wear Thin HOLLYWOOD (UPJ) - Harold B. Lovitt, 21, a recent University of Southern California graduate, Wednesday admitted trying to rob a bank but said he did it as a joke. He was booked on suspicion of robbery when police learned he had played similar "jokes" at other banks. Group Moves to Enlarge Stamp Plan of Food WASHINGTON (UPI) — A spe cial House food stamp subcom mittee has approved several amendments to an administration bill to expand the present pilot food stamp program on a nationwide basis. The amendments include one to broaden the definition of food to include all food products except tobacco, alcohol and items marked on the package as being imported. WHISTLERS AT 'WINDSOR—Displaying itself at the New Windsor parade this morning was the Whistler family, known around New Windsor as the Frank Roth Jr. family. They call them­ selves (left to right), Whistler's mother, Whistler and his dog, whistle while you work, and — whistle bait? Residents of Berwick Area Attend Picnic BERWICK-A group of Berwick area residents joined a family picnic Sunday at Monmouth. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Higbee and family of Biggsville; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ischer and family of Monmouth; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Ischer and girls of Avon; Shirley Ischer, Duane and Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Pratt, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kirby, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Pratt and Roy, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Fluke and family and Rev. and Mrs. L. L. Newell of Berwick. Mr. and Mrs. Vance Eaton and family Sunday were in West Branch, Iowa, where they saw Herbert Hoover's birthplace. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Penn of Abingdon were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Penn. Berwick Smiles Day is Aug. 30, sponsored by the Berwick Baptist Church. Mr, and Mrs. Warren Blunt and family of Walnut Ridge, Ark., spent this past week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Don Simmons and family of Grosse Point, Mich., are spending their vacation with Mr. Simmon's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Simmons and other relatives. Mrs. Lyman Inman and Mrs. Lee Jared attended the funeral of a relative at Meppen Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith of Rock Island spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith, Chester Deny of New Phila- (Register-Mail Photos By Dale Humphrey) EXHIBITS WORK—Mrs. A. F. Sandquist, who is in charge of art and hobby displays at the New Windsor Fair, Rodeo and Horse Show, inspects a knit piece entered in the department. Cjalesburg Regisrer-MaiJ GALESBURG, ILL., THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 1963 SEC. 2 PAGE 11 delphia called Sunday on his son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hess and family of Bettendorf, Iowa were weekend guests of Mr. Hess's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hess. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Newell of Camp Point spent two days with Mr. Newell's parents, Rev. and Mrs. L. L. Newell. Mrs. Harry Troop and boys of Springfield were guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clair Walker two days last week. Mrs. Stella Kirby moved to Monmouth Tuesday. LAMBERT'S in Knoxville COFFEE AND DONUTS! These are only a few of the outstanding buys we are offering . , , watch for future ads. PLASTIC WOOD FINISH PINTS *] t 00 QUARTS $ 2.00 Jim Martin — Satisfaction Guaranteed INTERIOR PAINTS 3.49 601 * 4 99 G ° I Free Drop Cloth wilh each gallon purchated. LAMBERT'S 139 Public Sq. Knoxville, III. Phone 289-7306 HOME CENTER JERRY LAMBERT, Owner

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