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May 23, 1973

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 9

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10 ...Gofttbwa Register-Moll,Galesbufg, Ml. Wednesday, May 23, 1973 Sewer Work To Proceed In Galva GALVA - The Galva City Council Tuesday voted to proceed with major storm sewer repairs. The council action was taken with the hope that Galva will be in the group of cities to receive funds from state and federal governments to continue a project of improving the n o r t h e a s t sewage treatment plant and the southwest lagoon. Phillip Jacobs, engineer with Daily & Associates, Peoria, told the council that Galva stands an outside chance of being in the group of communities numbering some 800 which will be given grants, perhaps in June or July. Jacobs said the city's action to purchase land for the enlargement project and completing an engineering study may make a difference in the city's standing on the priority list for cities to receive funds. THE COUNCIL was told that a storm sewer at the west edge of the Lily-Tulip Corp. and a manhole south of the Burlington Northern tracks are in need of immediate attention. Jacobs said that tests indicate a break in a line near the Lily-Tulip plant. A 50- foot section of pipe under the Rock Island Lines branch track on West Division Street was also pinpointed as needing replacement. Jacobs was instructed to include these repairs in a study which he expects to have ready for presentation to the council early this summer. He GALVA MRS. SUSAN HEPNER CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Third St. Phone 932-2725 Bushnell Senior Awarded Rotary Club Scholarship HENDERSON RESIDENTS! Open your eyes! The only church in your town Is doing things. We want to serve you. We are offering the greatest free gift ever! An awareness of God's grace through Jesus. Come see what's happening in your town. HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST Worship 11:15 A.M. said an engineering study is expected to start Thursday on a sanitary sewer extension in the east part of Galva. Downtown sidewalk repairs will also be included in the study. Councilmen heard a detailed report from Jack Clifford, Cambridge council member, on action taken by that community to correct infiltration of water into the sanitary sewer system. He said that a heavy downpour last month resulted in the area treated being cleared of excess water in two days, while 1-2 weeks of pumping would have been required before treatment. A representative of Ratliff Brothers of Kewanee, which did the sealing work at Cambridge, explained the process. No cost of the program was given for Galva, since an area to be treated would first have to be designated. The procedure was referred to Jacobs for study and a recommendation. THE COUNCIL voted to call for bids on sale of the present city garage on West Division Street June 26 at 7:30 p.m. The garage will be replaced by a new one for which bids have been let. It will be the second time the council has called for bids on the structure. Both bids submitted the first time were reiected as being too low. Mayor James B. Young told council members that the Henry County Highway Department will probably not be able to do the work of oiling, chipping and blacktopping city streets this summer because of the heavy work load it faces. Young said, however, that materials probably will be obtained throuah the county, with work to be accomplished by citv crews and Ray Dillon, Galva Township Road Commissioner. HEARING A/DS RENT BtroREYdy ,; BUY WITTE HEARING AID CENTER 45 SO. KEUOGO ST. 3434529 GALESBURO, ILLINOIS FREE HEARING TEST AUTHORIZED DEALER RADIOEAR HEARING AIDS Aid. Howard Grant, Third Ward, Cast the only dissenting vote to a motion to authorize the mayor to sign a subcontract with Wickes Agri-Builder Co. for $17,471 for some building materials for the new city garage. The council asked that a total contract be submitted by Dewey Reed of Reed's Bin and Building Center which was awarded the general contract for the new city garage at a cost of $22,419. IN OTHER action, the council: — Approved a resolution to vacate an alley in the east section of the city. — Accepted a gift of 12 park benches from the Forest Park Foundation of Peoria. — Gave permission to the Galavanters C-B Club to plant flowers in front of the city water works building. — Okayed the application of Illinois Power Co. to provide gas for heating the new city garage which is expected to be constructed about August. — Heard a report that state income tax for April amounted to $1,942. Set the next meeting for June 6 at 7:30 p.m. Ordinance Bans Brothel Shows VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. (UPI) —Storey County officials don't want any activities "calculated to excite or stimulate the prurient interests" performed outside legalized brothels. The county commissioners have drawn up a proposed ordinance which would ban topless and nude shows, X-rated movies, massage parlors and other sexual stimulants outside houses of prostitution. They plan to approve it June 5. Storey County was the first in Nevada to license brothels, which are legal in the state on a county option basis. BUSHNELU-Rogef Still, a senior at BushneM'raifte City High School, has won the local Rotary Club's annual scholarship. The presentation was made at a dinner meeting Monday night at the Recreation Center. Still is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Still of near Marietta. Senior boys of this year's graduation class were honored by Rotary. Richard Greer, high school principal introduced each boy. Robert Martin, the program chairman, introduced John McKenzie, soccer coach at Western Illinois University, Macomb, who spoke about the team and its upcoming trip to Israel next September for competition. REGULAR meeting of B-PC School District 170's Board of Education was canceled Monday night because of the lack of a quorum. David Ogle, the board president, and Mrs. George Sperry, the secretary, were out of town and other members apparently were working in the fields, school officials said. A special meeting will be held in the near future. School officials noted that this was the first time in more than 12 years that a regularly - scheduled board meeting failed to materialize. Members of the Bushnell Business and Professional Women's Club honored senior girls at Bushneil-Prairie City High School at a buffet supper Monday at the United Methodist Church. Mrs. Uene Lawson presided in the absence of Mrs. Doris Chaffee, the president. Mrs. Lawson welcomed the 57 girls who were introduced by Mrs. Joanne Barfield of the school faculty. Each girl told of her plans for the future. Mrs. Anna Kugler sang "Over the Rainbow," accompanied by Miss Nancy Louden. Both are teachers. "A More Beautiful You" was the subject of a talk by Mrs. Kay Payne, who described correct posture and Strikers Expelled at Antioch Ewell Reagin and other administrators tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to reopen school buildings that have been closed since April 20. j About 200 strikers linked! 232S. *2%GU0LIJ£ YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (UPI) — Antioch College officials attempted to break a month-old campus strike today by expelling 30 students and threatening to fire activist faculty members. j d ft buildiBgs ^ The expulsion notices went! ... . out after Dean of the College I ^rned away the officials by i throwing eggs. The egg throwers included several teachers who "will be fired," according to Marge Freed, the school's public information director who acted as a spokesman for Reagin and President James Dixon. The strike involves a guarantee the students want that 350 needy students will have access to financial aids through to graduation. The school, fearful that federal grants will be cut, has offered only a two-year guarantee. The 350 students are enrolled [lin Antioch's "New Directions" ! program — inaugurated four : years ago to bring more ' minority and poor youths to the ' school. "Most of the students are in a i bind because of this lack of a four-year guarantee," 9aid Dennis Warren, a third-year student from Boston, who is taking part in the strike. "By their failure to guarantee || the same level of financial aid, Jtihe administration is attacking j the way of life of manv [students," Warren said. "It |[ comes down to the same thing. When there's a financial | cutback, the poor people must bear the brunt." Mrs. Freed said the administration is pushing to reopen the 1,100 student liberal arts college |! because the end of spring j quarter is just three weeks off. If the term is to be salvaged. ,'she said, action must be taken now. i Relaxed little pantdresses carefree cotton and polyester blends. Just right for golfing, bicycling, or relaxing on those long, hot summer days. in Many styles and colors from which to choose in sizes 8 18. to $ 15.98 Doughnut's Origin Although the United States ! leads the world in doughnut con| sumption, with the average i American eating more than 80 ; a year, the pastry is not American in origin. The Bible describes a forerunner of the[ doughnut in Leviticus, directing that "cakes mingled with oil of fine flour, fried," be used! | in sacrifices. poise. Both are assets in the business world, she said. MISS SUE Hickenbottom, Miss Mafijo Francis and Miss Rhonda Francis, all seniors, were recognized as candidates for the annual B&PW scholar* ship. Mrs. Adele Armstrong will present the scholarship to one of the three on honors day at the school. The club's June meeting time and place will be announced later. Sixteen members of the on- the-job training class at Bush­ neil-Prairie City High School treated their employers recently at the Driftwood Supper Club near Avon. At the annual event the students pay for the meals in appreciation of the help and support given by the employers throughout the school year. This year's class of students worked in 11 different occupations at 12 different training stations in Bushnell, Prairie City and Macomb. Forty- eight class members and guests attended the dinner last Thursday including Richard Greer, high school princi- BUSHNELL MRS. JAY CLEMENS ~ CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 660 W. 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