Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on May 22, 1973 · Page 7
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, May 22, 1973
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inell, HUD Review Center Plan BUSHNELWurther plans for construction ot a recreation and cultural center in Bushnell wtre discussed Monday at a meeting of the Department of Mousing and Urban Development (HUD) of Chicago. the meeting was attended by Mayor Harold Fitch and C. J. Tiernan, city engineer. George Bucher, who presided as mayor pro tern at, Monday night's City Council meeting; said the conference concerned Phase II of the application for federal funds to finance two thirds of the cost of the facility. Announcement of HUD approval of a $184,000 grant was made several months ago. However, Bucher said final approva\ is contingent on Phase II of the application which must show need for such a facility. A number of clubs and organizations recently went on record as indicating intention to use the proposed facility. Some groups pledged financial contributions. Bucher said HUD has required the city to urge clubs to pledge use of the center. Members of the Bushnell VFW Post voted to sell a portion of the land in the VFW Park to the city for construction of a facility. No price has yet been set. In other business aldermen granted Wage increases to city employes. This also Included increases in fringe benefits. Delbert Thompson, street superintendent and Kenneth McCleery, water superintendent, both received increases of $300 a year. This places their salaries at $8,766 a year. Hourly employes in the two departments were given 10- cent increases boosting their rates to $2.80 per hour. Uniforms will be furnished and three extra holidays added including Good Friday and the days after Thanksgiving end Christmas. ALDERMEN also agreed to change from Blue Cross to Prudential health insurance in order to give all city em­ ployes $8,000 in life insurance benefits. Police Chief Ed Suter's salary was raised $300 to $9,400 a year. Full-time policemen Jeff Roan was given a $260 increase to $7,799 and Frank Secord was granted a $200 increase'to $7,699. Part-time hourly employes in the department were given a 10-cent raise to $2.80 an hour. The deputy city clerk's salary was raised to $3,500. New police unifroms will no longer be furnished but cleaning will be paid up to $3.50 a week. In other action aldermen agreed to advertise for bids for two new trucks, one for the street and alley department and another for the Water and sewer department. They also voted to seek a used station wagon for the recreation department. Two old city trucks wil| be trade-in. SUTER reported that Milo Seckman, McDonough County superintendent of highways has given oral approval of a 35-mile-per-hour speed limit on the Murphy Road past Lakelawn Estates Subdivision with "Speed Zone Ahead" warning signs placed at appropriate locations. City officials reported that a water leak in a line leading into the present Recreation Center resulted in a bill estimated between $50-$60 for the month. Robert Cortelyou, president cf the Recreation Center Council, requested a negotiated settlement of the bill. The matter was turned over to the water committee with power to act. Reappointed to the Bushnell Public Library Board were Mrs. Bennett Brant, Mrs. U. S. Collins and John Scholes. Galesburg Register-Moil, Gglesburg, III, Tuesday,May 22,,...1973LiJ^' BUSHNELL MRS. JAY CLEMENS ~~ CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 560 W. Hurst St. Phone 772-2240 At the University of Chicago, Dr. Frank W. Fitch, son of Mayor and Mrs. Harold W. Fitch, Bushnell and Dr. Frank P. Stuart, a surgeon, have produced a serum which enables rabbits to accept specific kidney grafts without rejection, according to a Chicago newspaper. Dr. Fitch, an immunologist, was graduated from Bushnell- Prairie City High School and took pre-medical work at Monmouth College. He received his degree from the University of Chicago Medical School where he is now involved in research and teaching. He is a certified pathologist specializing in immunology. His wife is the former Shirley Dobbins, Bushnell. Marie Gaffney and Linda McGrew, both of Bushnell, are attending a Western Illinois University course for ambulance attendants and public safety personnel. Henry Not Planning to Quit WASHINGTON (U P I) Presidential adviser Henry A. Kissinger has no intention of quitting his post, the White House says. Deputy Press Secretary Gerald L. Warren gave this assurance Monday when asked about reports that Kissinger had offered to resign in the aftermath of disclosures that he at least acquiesed to the wiretapping of telephones of members of his National few* Security Council staff a years ago. "As far as we know," Wtfftni told reporters, "Dr. Kissinger has no intention (of resigning)/' The President's chief foreign" policy adviser has been pic tured by close associates as deeply disturbed by recent revelations on national security wiretapping. READ THE WANT ADS! Students Receive 'I Dare You 9 Awards GALVA — Miss Judy Good and Roy Ball were awarded the Danforth Foundation "I Dare You" award at the Rotary Club Scholarship banquet at First United Methodist Church Monday night. The award is presented annually to the top boy and girl graduate of Galva High School. Honor certificates were presented to some 90 honor students who attended the banquet. The summer reading program at Galva Public Library Will run from June 11 to July 21. The theme this year wilt be "Seeing the USA With Snoopy." A certificate will be presented at the end of the program to children reading 12 books; a "Snoopy" for reading 10 books and a flag book for reading 20 books. Children from kindergarten through elementary school age who attend District 224 schools may join, according to Miss Imogene Farquer, librarian. Children participating will be required to have a library card. Summer hours at the library will go into effect May 29. The library will be closed May 28 for Memorial Day. During the summer, the library win be open Monday and Friday until 9 p.m. Closing hour on other days will be 5 p.m., with the exception of Saturday when closing hour is 5 p.m. Arthur Gardiner • Atkinson of Kimberiy, South Africa, arrived in Galva Monday night for the graduation of his grandson, Alan Gardiner-Atkinson, son of Mrs. Mary Jane Atkinson. Atkinson journeyed by way of Australia where he visited friends. It has been four years since the family has been together. Mrs. Atkinson is principal of F. U. White School. Members of the graduating class of Galva High School; who will receive diplomas May 24 at 8 p.m. include: Shawn* William Allen, Charles E. Anderson, David Scott Anderson, Patricia Kay Anderson, Terry Lee Anderson, Susan Elizabeth Arter, Alan Stewart, Gardner-Atkinson, Roy Alan Ball, Marcla Ann Ballard, Debra Ann Barlow,. Gary A. Bates, Scott Ryan Bevans, Rose Mary Bumphrey, Cynthia Denise Charlet, Robert Norman CoUister. Robert Joe Conner, Colleen Marie Cromien, Susan Ann Dickinson,' Ranada Ann Dolk Ed wall, Alan Dean Dominic, Debra Jolynn Doss, Dwlght Leland Doss, Richard Robert Fox, Anne Clarice F re berg, Alan D. Gartin, David H. Gill, Leila B. Garza, Charles Zane Glrven VII, Steven Michael Girven, Judy Lynn Good, Lynne Marlene Grant, Robert Keith Haga. Mark B. Hamm, Brenda Gayle Hepner, Margo Lynn Huber, Paul Richard Jaquet, Dawn Marie Johnson, Denise Ann Johnson, Dwren Christopher Johnson, Teresa Lynn Jones, Paul Robert Kar- GALVA MRS. SUSAN HEPNEft CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Third St. Phone 932-2725 jala, Virgil L. Kerner, Donald Keith Kirman Jr., Jeffrey Dale Love, Michael John McAdam, Susan Kay Medley, Mary Lynn Melton, Teryl Sue Nelson, Barbara Glee Newell, Carol Sue Nordstrom. William H. Oberg, Marvin R. Peck, Larry Allen Quanstrom, Sharon Denise Raley, Dirk A. Rodgers, Carol Ann Sawickls, Randy Ray Schmidt, Loretta Lynn Smith, Frederick A. Spiegel, Burton L. Stevens, Timothy Linn Stickey, Teri Lynn Swanson, Patricia Dea Evans Swanson, Pamela Jean Theobald, Kathryn Marie Turner, Michele J. Van Raemdonk, Paul E. Van De- Velde and Cherri Bea Wallace. Belfast Rocked by 400-Pound Explosive _ treated for shock, BELFAST, Northern Ireland (UPI) — Central Belfast was rocked today by one of the biggest bomb blasts it has known in four years of Northern Ireland's deadly troubles. An army spokesman said the bomb which damaged shops and offices may have contained up to 400 pounds of explosives. It blew up in Adelaide Street, one of Belfast's main shopping thoroughfares. A warning was given and the area was evacuated in time. There were nox casualties, but some office Why gamble with hail? Crop losses from hail can be enough to make a grown man cry. But you can stay dry-eyed with a crop hail insurance policy from Country Mutual. Consider these facts: We've reduced rates on corn and soybeans in many counties; "deductibles" offer extra savings; and Country Mutual offers a choice of plans—regular, blanket, all-risk. So why gamble? Make sure you have Country Mutual crop hail protection. Country Mutual-one of the Country Companies. We're a little different than most insurance people. Your Country Companies. , Afltnt COUNTRY LIFE • COUNTRY MUTUAL * COUNTRY CASUALTY MID-AMERICA FIRE AND MARINE • INSURANCE COMPANIES 98 N. SEMINARY — GALESBURG Phone 342-3168 F. E. Baiter. C.L.U. Manager Galeabura Ph. J4J-J7I5 John Sloan Yatea City Ph. 351-1419 Lavarn* Banaon R.R. I, Dahlnda rh. 831-4411 r. E. (Ed) Mlddaugh Galeabuza Ph. 343-4911 Carl J. Bland Galaibuia Ph. 343-7SIS E. M. Joiafaon Abingdon Ph. 4*5-2174 Robert Work Geleaburg Ph. 343-5114 C. WyUe Shimtl Galeaburg Ph. 343 33S0 Keith Keller Abingdon Ph. 4K-24M girls were police said. Army spokesmen said the bomb was in a car left in the two-block-long street near the city hall. An anonymous warning was telephoned to police. The spokesman said larger bombs had been exploded in Northern Ireland —one containing 800 pounds of explosives blew up April 28 in a rural area —but they could recall none as big in crowded Belfast itself. They said the Belfast bomb seemed part of a mounting offensive by the Irish Republican' Army (IRA),' on which army sources said the security Nixon Cruises With Gen. Haig, Action in Offing? WASHINGTON (UPI) President Nixon took a dinner- hour cruise on the Potomac River Monday, accompanied by his newly named staff chief Alexander M. Haig Jr., possibly to consider new actions to deal with administration problems caused by the Watergate scandal. The President frequently takes rides on his yacht, Sequoia, when he wishes to contemplate major policy moves. He spent most of Monday in his hideaway office in the Executive Office Building next door to the White House. A spokesman said he met frequently with staff members but had no other appointments. "There are meetings going on in the White House quite often to talk about continuing White House business," Deputy Press Secretary Gerald L. Warren said. But he added, "I know of no meetings for a counter offensive." A published report over the weekend said top Nixon aides were meeting secretly to plan the administration's defense in the Watergate affair. On the question of whether a more detailed statement on the Watergate might be forthcoming from Nixon, Warren said, The matter of a public statement by the President is under consideration." Coal Production 4.5 Million Tons Illinois mines produced 4,521,199 tons of coal during April, according to the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals. Perry County led in production with 835,487 tons, followed by Jefferson County with 588,154 tons and Franklin County with 547,661 tons. Twenty underground mines produced 2,400,611 tons of coal and 27 strip mines produced 2,120,588 tons. No fatal mine accidents occurred in April, according to the department's casualty report. Injuries were reported to 62 miners. forces plan a major crackdown. The tightening of security in the province follows a weekend of bloodshed that raised to 801 the total dead in almost, four years of violence among minority Roman Catholics, majority Protestants and security forces. 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