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10 Golesburg Regist-er-Mail, Golesburo, UK Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1963 KNOXVILLE ANNABEL PETERSON CORRESPONDENT Office hours, 7-9 a.m. 4 *6 p.m. Home Address: 210 N. Timber St. Phone 289-9172 day of school if all students are registered before that time. Returns From West Mrs. F. S. Wallick has returned from Denver, Colo., after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. John Sundberg. Sundberg is a grandson of Mrs. Wallick. Class of '58 Holds Reunion KNOXVILLE—The Class of 1958 of Knoxville High School held its first class reunion at Lake Storey recently with 24 class members attending. Those present were Rod Godsil, Joe Goff, Linda Potter, Mrs. Duane Stomberg, Mr. and Mrs. Danny Simkins and Roger, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pattefson and Kathy, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Markley and Jolene, Tom England, Mr. and Mrs. Richard McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stinebaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Markley and Ruth Ann Howerter. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Nelson, Randy and Pamela, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Suydam and Angela; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Brown and Monte, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Peterson, Beverly and Lisa, Shir ley Hughbanks, Larry Lowe, Mr and Mrs. George Clarke, Shelly and Brad, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Derham, Mr. and Mrs. Joey West, Arthur Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Allison, James and Rose, Ron Henderson, Mary Pierson, Lance Humphreys and Gloria Down. The Allisons are from Trenton, Tenn. The next reunion will be held in five years with the Dick McCoys, Mel Stmebaughs, Duane Stombergs and Alonzo Petersons in charge. Richardson Reports To Club on Trip William K. Richardson gave an account of a trip to Tokyo, which he took as a guest of International Board of Trustees of Lions International at a meeting of the Knoxville Kiwanis Club at the Methodist Church Monday night. Richardson is circuit clerk of Knox County. The meeting was an inter-club meeting with Quincy, with four members attending from that city. Crowd Patronizes Newman Project Despite rainy, cool weather, a large-sized crowd attended the ice cream social at Newman Community Center Sunday evening. A sum of $105 was realized. A stage had been decorated on the grounds of the center for the program but because of the weather, it was held inside the school. The program included organ numbers by pupils of Mrs. De> Weese, vocal solos by Gary Peck and vocal selections by the Flynn sisters. Rev. John Clarke of Knoxville led the-group in a memorial serv ice for members and neighbors who had died. They were Mrs Isal Hartnell, Lyle Bredburg, Mrs Rose Lacy, Chester Hutson, Mrs Bernice Webster, Reuben John son, Mrs. Rudolph Carlson George Abernathy, Arthur Robertson and Mrs. James • Chapman Hold Swim Party On Sunday, the J. W. Pauls groves invited the CYF group the Christian Church to Happy Hollow Lake for a swimming par ty and wiener roast. Four guests were welcomed. School Office Opens The office of the Mable Woolsey Elementary School will be open this week for any student who will attend the school for regis tration. Time will be saved the first SAVE WITH THRIFTY S. D. P. «i «AUTO INSURANCE Through the Safe Driver Plan, your rate is based on your own driving record. Why pay for the careless and reckless driver? For • better deal with thrifty S.D.P. auto insurance, call your Millers.' Mutual man today! | Tony lischwe 4U Bank oi Galesburg Bldg. Ph. 3424631 MILLERS'MUTUAL OP HMNOIS INSURANCE ^^WT^^ e ^(4|^MMUS •USMffS Nelson Kin Hold Reunion At Storey Descendants of Nils Johan and Sara Sofia Nelson gathered at Lake Storey for their 33rd annual reunion Sunday. Charles 0. Nelson, 92, presented Swedish grace before the dinner. During the business meeting it was decided no reunion would be held next year thus no new officers were elected. Two births were reported: Sherry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Peterson, Viola, and Patrick Gabrielson Gray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Gray, Galesburg. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Charles O. Nelson, Mrs. Jennie Carlson, Miss Jeannette Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Colburn and family, Joel and Sonia Gray, Galesburg; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Nelson, Miss Elsie Kay Nelson, Roger Bert Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Nelson, North Henderson; Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Nelson and family, Victoria; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred S. Olsen and Allan, Berwyn. Others attending were Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Peterson, Rio; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence 0. Peterson and Roger, New, Windsor; Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Swanson and Judy, Woodhull; Mrs. Glen T. Malmberg, Glen Jr., Susan and Lynn, Carson City, Nev.; Andrew and Walter Peterson, Chicago Mr. and Mrs. Chester Gabrielson Lynn Center, and Mr. and Mrs Larry Rilea, New Windsor. Threshermen Reunion Set At Pontiac Arrangements have been com pleted for the 25th annual Central States Threshermens reunion Aug. 29-Sept. 2 at 4-H Park west of Pontiac. Thirty steam engines will give daily demonstrations of threshing, baling and saw milling, and will take part in pulljng contests, testing of horsepower on the prony brake, and daily parades. Other running attractions include a whistle chorus, old gas tractors, model gas engines and a pre-Civil War hurdy-gurdy. The women's division hobby and craft show will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the five day reunion, featuring toys, dolls, antiques, stone settings, clocks, flower arrangements, embroidery, handicraft, ceramics and novelties. The reunion begins on a Thursday morning with opening ceremonies and the sound of steam whistles to start the event. On Friday night, the reunion's first "hootenanny" will be held, with music for singing provided by three combos, "The New Chief City Ramblers" of Pontiac, "The Slicks" and the "Country Cous- " of Fairbury. Folk singing will be followed by a dance. The reunion's seventh annual horse show will be held Saturday night. During the horse show, the Pap Zehr trophy.will be presented to the owner of the best-restored steam engine, in memory of the late founder of the reunion. Attend Picnic at Lake WOODHULL — Twenty members and families of the Dependon Sunday School class of the Presbyterian Church held a picnic Sunday at Crescent Lake, preceding church services at 10:30 a.m. emry~ t fa yairwowpii$ Dear Penny, t wrote to yea earlier in the summer about the new collegiate baseball league In Galesburg, urging that the people of the town give them their backing, tt evidently didn't do much good, because the attendance has been terrible, tt's a shame to see these boys get out there and try so hard without anyone to cheer them on, even when they deserve it. People In this town never appreciate anything they have until they've lost It. Then they moan their heads off because it 's gone and blame everybody but them* selves, BASEBALL BOOSTER Dear B.B., The time set for the games this year was most unsatisfactory in my estimation. This is the dinner hour for most families, and it was impossible for many people to attend. It is my understanding that there are to be lights on the field next year, and this should enable many more people to come and be boosters, too. At least give us another chance before you give up on us. Dear Penny, I had a very dear friend whom I admired and trusted. We were closer than many sisters, and I told her many of my problems and things that were very personal. Now, for some unknown reason, she is mad at me and Is telling these personal things to anyone who will listen. I am embarrassed that these things are being told, and I am hurt that she would do this to me. Should I just be quiet and take it, or should I say something to. her? WONDERING Dear Wondering, Talk to her and tell her that just because the friendship has cooled she has no right to tell things that you told her in confidence. That is something that no one with much honor would do, but this should be a lesson to you. From now on, keep your personal business to yourself and you won't be troubled with a situation of this kind. Dear Penny, The city does a lot of talking about keeping our parks clean and litter -free, but I wonder how many of your readers have noticed them lately. They're a mess! The boxes and trash from the fireworks display were still there last week. Lincoln Park has poison ivy growing up half the trees. One day there was an electrical wire hanging to the ground. Now don't get me wrong, I think the parks are great, but let's (park officials, too) keep it that way. Also, could you tell me whatever happened to Moose Tales that used to be in the Register-Mail? CONCERNED Dear Concerned, Galesburg is extremely fortunate to have the recreational facilities of Lake Storey and Lincoln Park, and it is appalling to see how these places are abused. People who maintain nice homes and yards go to the picnic grounds and behave like slobs. The littering ordinance should be so strictly enforced that the knuckleheads are either educated or too broke to get there! To answer your second question, the future of Moose Tales is undecided at this time, but when a decision is reached, I will carry a little note for you here. Thinking of you ... Penny Send your questions to Penny, in care of the Galesburg Register-Mail. Your letter will be answered either in Ibis column or personally. Letters need not be signed unless • personal reply la desired. ABINGDON DOROTHY WM1TSITT CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 705 W. Adams Si Phone 531 Council Acts To Annex 2 Land Areas ABINGDON—Abingdon City Council Monday evening voted to have prepared an ordinance to annex land on Berwick road purchased for building site of proposed new nursing home. Aldermen also agreed to include in the ordinance to be drawn Taxable Property Assessed At $349 Billion in Illinois The assessed value of all property on local tax rolls in Illinois was $34.9 billion in 1961, according to a report published by the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce. Locally-assessed real estate accounted for $27.1 billion, or 77.6 per cent of the total, locally-assessed person-1 'suits of a survey of real estate sales during a six-month period. The indicated market value of all locally-assessed real property in the state was about $60.5 billion, or $5,999 per capita. Nationally, property subject to local general property taxes was assessed at $356 billion, with real estate accounting for $271 billion, or 76.3 per cent of the total. As al property for $6.2 billion, and state-assessed property for $1.6 billion. Property tax revenue in the state totaled $1.2 billion in 1961, or $121.45 per capita, and accounted for 54.2 per cent of all state and local government tax revenue. In the nation as a whole, property taxation averaged $98.35 per capita, or 46.3 per cent of all state and local taxes in 1961. Illinois' local tax rolls carried 3,829,000 separate pieces of real estate in 1961. There were 2,069,000 residential (nonfarm) properties, 691,000 pieces of acreage or farm property, 818,000 vacant lots, 94,000 commercial and 29,000 industrial properties, and 128,000 properties classed as "other and unallowable," consisting mainly of separately assessed mineral rights. Real estate in Illinois was locally assessed at an average of about 45 per cent of its market worth in 1961," judging from re- NEED GUTTERS? Call WHITrS - 342-0185 Bond Purchases in Knox County Pass $100,000, July Knox County residents purchased a total of $100,984 in series E and H United States savings bonds in July, according to E. N. Davis, general county chairman of the savings bonds committee. In the state of Illinois, : purchases were $34,425,389, exceeding last July by 19.3 per cent, according to Arnold J. Rauen, state director of the U. S. Savings Bonds Division. In every month so far this year sales have been greater than those of the corresponding month of 1963 in the state. In the first seven months of this year 66 per cent of the state's annual quota, which is $341,200,000, has been reached. July sales in the nation were $413,000,000, and the Illinois total represented 8.3 per cent of this amount. up by Leo O'Brien, city attorney, playground area which to date has never been annexed by the City of Abingdon. It was voted to extend water and sewer service to the proposed nursing home site with a recommendation the city engineers determine most economical and practical way to accomplish the project. U. A. Faralli, Abingdon Chamber of Commerce president, on behalf of the chamber, stated 5.1 acres had been purchased for the 76-bed nursihg home site which land would be turned over to executives of Assembly Homes, Inc. of Illinois Sept. 4. Chamber officials will welcome executive officers of Assembly Homes at a Sept. 4 meeting scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in Friendly Cafe which will kick off the sale of $50,000 worth of first-income bonds. Eye Sale Period . Officials hope to complete the bond sale during the period of Sept. 4-6. According to Faralli, construction of the nursing home will begin within 30 days follow ing completion of bond sale. On behalf of the chamber, Fa> ralli expressed gratitude for cooperation of the council and stated it was hoped by this time next year the nursing home might be in operation. He pointed out this will be possible through help and support of all community residents, Accepted was an annual premi um bid of $1,121.65 from Pacific Indemnity Co. for comprehensive liability insurance with limits of $100,000-$300,000 bodily injury and $50,000 property damage on oc currence basis, including $100 de ductible collision and compre* hensive coverage on city-owned vehicles, plus statutory compen sation coverage, all for City of Abingdon. Expiration date of pre vious policy was Aug. 15. Robert Lagnese was directed to check cost of sealing new concrete playground area in preparation for flooding to provide a spot for skating this winter. Lagnese asked if the city at- Breezcway Curtain If your entrance to the back door from the carport is exposed, you can use a dainty wood screen to shelter the area. Framing of sessed valuations"of"taxable"real\ 4x . 4 P osts and 2x4 cross members estate averaged about 29 per cent of the sales price. The estimated market value of all locally-assessed real estate in the United States in 1961 was nearly $1 trillion, or about $5,300 per capita. "TAXABLE PROPERTY VALUES." 1962 Census of Governments, contains some information for each county and for large cities, as well as detail for the U. S. and each state. It is for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C, and U. S. Department of Commerce Field Offices, for $1 a copy. Single press copies are available from the Public Information Office, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D. C. will support louvered 2x6 boards. Use western red cedar for best results. READ THE WANT ADS! DR. I. ERNSTEIN OPTOMETRIST CONTACT LENSES EYES EXAMINED LIVING SOUND HEARING AIDS GALESBURG OPTICAL CO. MJ-MJV p? MJ-WIT 331 E. Mala Hour«t V KM. to » P.M. FrWiyi! • A.M. to 1:30 P.M. W*dn«iday'f TU Noon DYNAMITE!, 9 READ THE WANT ADS! A carelessly dropped match or cigarette—a forgqtten campfire—these are the things thejt can explode a peaceful green forest into a flaming inferno. Last year the carelessness of people caused twelve forest fires every hour of the day and night for all 365 days. You can help stop this senseless waste of lives, land, and money. Follow Smokey's ABC's. Always break matches in two. Be sure all fires are out. Crush all smokes dead out in an ash tray. PI6 &S6 oniyvoycTn PREVENT FOREST FIRES! Published as * public service in cooperation with The Advertising Council and the Newspaper Advertising Executives Association. torney might devise a way of re ceiving the three to five acres along west side of playground as a land grant. Due to consideration of the committee, assisted by auxiliary police, in cleaning up following 1962 Fall Festival, it was voted to waive the $15 license fee for the 1963 event, which will open Friday. Letter From Germany Read by Mayor Shipplett from Manfred S. Bordasch, 3161 Gret- engerg Uber Lehrte, (Hannover) West Germany, was the following letter (dated July 17, 1963) "I am a German amateur his torian and study the law of tfie new and old American days. For my historic American collection, I Want a new or old city marshal special or regular police badge. I will be thankful if you can send me one or two badges from your city police and will send you money for it. Illinois, known as the Prairie State, is rich in history and I have very much interest in the old state." ston and Mrs. Charles Nelson of Galesburg. Dan Draper and Doris McGinness were married Aug.. 17, 1938, in Galesburg by the late Rev. S, H. Zendt on her parents' 40th wedding anniversary. Attendants were Mrs. Linnie Thurman and her husband, the late Fred Thur man of Abingdon. Two children were born to the union, Mrs. Ronald (Janice) Weiss of Chicago and Miss Judy Draper at home. The couple are grandparents of two grand daughters, Julie and Joy Weiss. Birth Record Mr. and Mrs. Dan Draper motored to Chicago recently to visit their new granddaughter Rox- anrta Joy, born Aug. 5 to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Weiss. Their granddaughter Julie accompanied them home for a week's visit. Dan Drapers Are Complimented Mr. and Mrs. Dan Draper, in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary, welcomed 125 relatives and friends Sunday afternoon in their home at 501' E. Martin St. Miss Patty Johnson, St." Augustine, presided at the guest book. Sharing serving honors were Mrs. Ronald Weiss, Chicago; Miss Judy Draper, Mrs. John McCullough, Mrs. . Tom Draper and Mrs. Charles Draper, Abingdon; Mrs. Linnie Thurman, Avon; Mrs. Martin McCanaha, Champaign, sister of Draper and Mrs. Fred Draper, Omaha, Neb.; also Mrs.- James Robertson, Mrs. Kenneth John- Abingdon News Briefs Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Harris of Maywood spent the past week in the Dan Draper home and visited other Abingdon friends. A mixed couples Thursday night league meeting will be held at Abbe Lanes Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. Cake Contest Set For Fall Festival Cash prizes are being offered in the cake contest organization in connection with the Abingdon Fall Festival program Aug. 23-27. The cake contest will be held Aug. 24 in the Abingdon Amerf. can Legion Home on West Jackson Street, Mrs. Dwight Van- Syckel, chairman, announced. She said cakes my tfe entered from 9 a.m. to l p.m. Aug. 24. The cakes will be judged at 2 p.m., and auctioned at 9 p.m. from the grandstand. Proceeds from the auction will be earmarked for the Abingdon Fall Festival Association to help defray expenses. Classes are white, chocolate, angel food and miscellaneous entries. Prizes for the first three places are $7.50, $5 and $2.50. The prizes are the same for junior class ages through eighth grade for miscellaneous entries only. Assisting Mrs. VanSyckel in the contest are Mrs. C. J. Van- derwert, Mrs. Glenn Foster and Mrs. Thomas Melward. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! 0W at40,50,60?' Man,GetWise!PepUp Thousands are peppy at 701 So.lf you (eel weak, low In energy, "old" at 40, 50 or 60, quit blaming it on age. If you want to feci younger, tryOstrex Tonic Tablets at once. Also for debility due to rundown body's lack of iron, the "below-par" feelings you may call "being old". Puts pep in both sexes. Try Ostrex—feel peppy, younger. 8-day "get- •cquainted" size costs little. All druggists. SAVE! SAVE! BACK TO SCHOOL This Is Our Specialty WE HAVE EVERYTHING YOU WILL NEED IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES: CRAYONS SCISSORS WATER COLORS TABLETS. BINDERS NOTEBOOK PAPER DIVIDERS BALL POINT PENS Just a Few of the Many Supplies We Have THEY ARE ALL ARRANGED TO, SAVE YOU TIME! BOOK and STATIONERS 220 EAST MAIN ST. Come to the Old-Fashioned CORN BOIL REPUBLICAN RALLY SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 Beginning at 3:30 p.m. KNOXVILLE FAIRGROUNDS HEAR! Congressman Donald G. Brotzman of COLORADO Introduced by Congressman Robert T. McLoskey Special Guest STATE GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES and other Avowed Office Seekers. Bring the Family HAVE FUN Plenty of corn on the cob, tomatoes, ice tea, bread and butter. TICKETS 50c PER PERSON Tickets on sale with your precinct committeeman. COME ON OUT FOR THE FUN! For the Kids BALLOONS and ENTERTAINMENT AMERICAN LEGION BAND Bring the Family HAVE FUN Plenty of corn on the cob, tomatoes, ice tea, bread and butter. TICKETS 50c PER PERSON Tickets on sale with your precinct committeeman. COME ON OUT FOR THE FUN! Sponsored 1>y the KNOX COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE JOHN ERICSSON REPUBLICAN LEAGUE REPUBLICAN VETERANS LEAGUE YOUNG REPUBLICANS LEAGUE REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S LEAGUE ROCK. CLUB UNITED FOR ACTION 4 1

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