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Ford Strike Is Settled BULLETIN CHICAGO (AP)-Settlement of a strike in the Chicago Heights Ford Motor Co. plant which idled more than 30,000 workers in five states was announced jointly today by the company and the United Auto Workers Union. GolesburgRegister-Moil, Gqtesburg, III. Friday, Aug, 23, 1963 5 The strike of 3,750 UAW members of the Chicago Heights stamping plant which began Aug. 15 was resolved by settlement of all 74 grievances which were the cause of the walkout, the officials said. Local 588 of the union agreed to stop picketing immediately and preparations were begun at once for reopening of the closed plant which supplies body panels for all Ford passenger except Lincoln Continentals. Because stampings from the Chicago Heights plant are used in other plants of the Ford system, layoffs and production curtailment affected 21 other Ford plants. The settlement was reported by M.M. Cummins, Ford's director of labor relations, and by Ray Bannan, the UAW's Ford department director, and Robert W. Johnston, director of UAW's Chicago region. Study Made On Livestock Mart Delays CHAMPAIGN, 111. (UPI) — A University of Illinois economist reports that postponing actions of farmers in getting livestock to market affects market receipts even after the delay ends. L. H. Simerl said a study of the market statistics for 1962 showed there were some "quick" sales in August, but a substantial number of livestock sales was delayed from September to October and even into November. The marketing delay was caused for several reasons, including withholding actions by organized form groups (NFO) and reduced marketings by farmers following periods of low receipts for livestock. Cites Hog Prices "This delay seems to have raised prices moderately in September and then depressed them in the following two months," Simerl said. Hog prices, for example, went up 54 cents in September although they normally dip about 40 cents because of reduced marketings in September. Increased hog marketing in October and November cut prices by $1.46, compared with an average decline of 87 cents. Prices were off an additional 46 cents in November, Simerl said. Postponement of cattle market­ ings in September was small but the reduction of marketings helped push the average price to $29.85, compared with prices of $25.25 at Chicago for choice steers in- August. Average Slips With increased receipts in October, the average price slipped only to $29.50 and then went up to $30.13 in November, Simerl said. He said the price-raising effects of reduced livestock marketings in September of cattle was less than might have been expected. One reason was that grocery stores and restaurants featured substitute foods when beef and pork became uncertain. Youth Program HOUSTON, Tex. (NEA) - The Houston Colt .45s have started four players in the same game this season who range in age from 19 to 21. They are Rusty Staub, John Bateman, Jim Wynn and Ernie Fazio. Commercial tt Domestic Fire Insurance Aik About Our Horn* Owners Policy Plan. Huff Insurance Ptaon* 342-3414 220 Hill ArcacU MONMOUTH ftoMffitf? tlMftl CorrftlpoAdtAt S01 It. M Si. FhOA* 7M-4M1 for KiWt FOR MISSED COPIES PHONE 734-4121 Before 6:30 Both Drivers In Accident Get Tickets MONMOUTH-A minor traffic acrid'.nt occurred at 12:05 p.m. Thurst lay at the intersection of E. Fou rth Ave. and First St. As a result of the accident, Raymond 1 "oal, 21, of 821 W. Broadway wt »s arrested for speeding and Glenn Dismong, 48, of North Pekin wa s ticketed for failure to yield the I "ight of way. Both men are scheduled to appear in police magistrate court later today. Takes i Down Banner Michael J. O'Brien, 18, of 417 N. H St. w£\s arrested today at 12:19 a.m. at id charged with disorderly condu ct after he took a Prime Beef Festival banner from a pole on the Public Square. O'Brien will uppear in police magistrate court at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Yates City Mayor Dies In 3rd Tterm YATES CITY-A. L. Rector, 75, serving his third term as mayor of Yates City, oMed this morning at 12:05 at Peoria Methodist Hospital. He had been in failing health since undergoing surgery in February and was hospitalized Tuesday night. The mayor's death had a saddening effect on Yates City's Harvest Home Celebral 'ion, Thursday through Saturday, but the program was expected to continue as planned. Besides his civic post, Mi.:. Rector was a depot agent-operator 56 years with the Burlingtono Railroad, the past 25 years in Yates City. Albert Lewis Rector was born' Jan. 2, 1888, at Fenton. He was married Nov. 24, 1912, to Esther LaDine, and they celebrated their golden anniversary last November. He was a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellow lodges of Maquon. Surviving are the widow; a daughter, Mrs. Helen Goff of Lake Zurich, 111.; a son, Lee, of Dallas, Tex.; three grandchildren; a brother, Fred, of Yates City, and a sister, Mrs. Daisy Palmer of Morrison. A brother preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Patterson Funeral Home in Elmwood. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at Prophetstown, and visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday after 4 p.m. Shows End, Trail Rides Begin for Saddle Club Folk MONMOUTH — The annual picnic of the Warren County Saddle Club was held at the shelter house in Monmouth Park with members and friends attending. After the potluck supper was served, Lloyd Killey presided at the regular August meeting. Reports were read and it was learned the July horse show, sponsored by the Saddle Club, was a financial success. Killey remarked that, although all members gave assistance at the show, a special vote of appreciation should be given Elzie Merrill, who contributed so much to the success of the event. It was decided because of the lateness of the season no more horse shows would be held this year, but a number of trail rides are planned. The next ride will be held Sunday at the farm of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Smith of Bland- insvrlle. Further details may be obtained by calling Russell Brokaw of Raritan. Another ride will be Sept. 1 at the Ray Smith farm, Route 1, Monmouth, and the Wayne Hooks are also planning a trail ride, the date to be announced later. The Saddle Club has been asked to ride in the Prime Beef Festival parade again this year, with details being announced later. A wiener roast is planned for the meeting to be held Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Verne Shuler Pony Farm. Host couples will be Mr. and Mrs. Bill Steele and Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Hoj. Library Project Explained MONMOUTH - Robert Rohlf of Minneapolis, Minn., director of the Ltbrary Development Project in Illinois, was the principal speaker at a meeting held Thursday afternoon for librarians and trustees of libraries at the Warren County Library. Miss Camille Radmacher, Warren County librarian and a member" of the Illinois Library Development Committee, welcomed the guests and introduced Rohlf, who explained the purpose of the development project to the group. The development project is being sponsored by the Illinois Library Association for a period of one year. Area meetings scheduled fof thfs fall, in addition to the Warren County meeting will be held at Galesburg, Knoxville, Abingdon, New Windsor, Henderson County and Blandinsville. The assistant state librarian, DeLafayette Reid of Springfield, was also in attendance at yesterday's meeting. Many Attend Start of Yates Harvest Home YATES CITY — A 'nice-sized' crowd saw the opening of the Harvest Home Celebration at Yates City Thursday. Yesterday's highlight was the talent program in the evening with Paul Naumann as master of ceremonies. The parade Saturday will be at 11 a.m. instead of 2 p.m. as listed in yesterday's story. Further talent programs are slated tonight and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. with an afternoon performance Saturday at W.3Q p.m. Judging of farm products will begin Saturday afternoon. Offers Advice For Owners of Diseased Elms W/VTAGA — "Don't cut your own tree down," advises Mrs. Ronald E. Kunkle. The 1 Kunkles and several neighbors sawed down a diseased elm Thursday night about 7:30 in the yard of their home, .229 Birch Ave., Wataga. Five men braced themselves on a rope tied to the tree to make suire it fell in the right direction. The 75-foot tall elm groaned and shifted, the rope broke and "we have a pretty looking tree-house now." Down came not only the tree, but the chimney and the plaster in several rooms. Several holes were punched through the roof. The Kunkles awaited an insurance adjuster this morning as a crew was working to clear the fallen elni from their home. Casey at Bat NEW YORK (UPD—Manager Casey Stengel of the New York Mets hit 60 home runs during his major league career and had a .284 lifetime batting average. Reception Is Planned at Smithshire SMITHSHIRE —A farewell reception will be held Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Liberty Hall for Rev. and Mrs. Richard Blair and sons who are moving to Quincy where he will teach the coming year. They have bought a home at 2119 Washington St., Quincy. Those who plan to attend, were asked to take sandwiches and dessert. Smithshire Briefs The Misses Connie and Barbara Thomas have been visiting their grandmother, Mrs. Cleo Thomas in Cameron. Danny and Tommy Edwards visited their cousins, Dee and Butch Pittman in Peoria. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hilten and children Carol and Jeffery and Mrs. Hilten's mother, Mrs. Grace Norven, returned home Thursday after a trip in the West. They attended the rodeo at Sidney, Iowa. Miss Jackie Thomas fell while playing badminton and tore the ligaments loose in her ankle. She is getting around on crutches. Donald Wood spent last week at his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Webster Wood in Galesburg. R. C. Wilson and G. K. Crookham attended ball games in St. Louis, Mo. this week. BREEDS CHAMPION QUARTER HORSES — Ray E. Smith of Monmouth Route 1 displays his champion 1963 filly at right, while his wife halters the filly's mother, or dam. The filly won blue ribbons at this year's State Fair in both the Illinois and open shows. Stark County Draft Board Calls Up 4 Men TOULON - For the first time ft many months, the Stark County Selective Service Board has had a large call for men for induction, according to Miss Winifred Prifl- tiss, clerk. Four men left Thursday morning for induction m Chicago. They are Eugene Seibenthal, Donald Doe, Richard Bogner and Monte Kilby. Five men also reported for pre- induction physical examinations. Move to Fairview FAIRVIEW - The Berwyn Phipps family is moving from the Merrill Mahr property to the Merrill VanLiew apartment on Main Street. READ THE WANT ADS! MARE WINS STATE EVENT — This two-year- old mare, displayed by owner Ray E. Smith of near Monmouth, was champion of the Illinois breeders entries. Smith horses won three blue ribbons at the Stale Fair. (Galesburg Register- Mail photos by Dale Humphrey.) Monmouth-Area Entry Garners Top Awards MONMOUTH — State Fair judges apparently thought a Monmouth area farmer raises fine- looking quarter horses—they gave him three blue ribbons. , Ray E. Smith's filly not only won its class in the Land of Lincoln judging, restricted to Illinois- ans, but the open show as well. The chestnut-colored colt was only 100 days old when it was named champion and has plenty of hot blood in its ancestry. A quarter horse is so called because it develops greatest speed in short distances. A third blue ribbon was won by Wells Election A Draw; To Be Re-run Aug. 29 MONMOUTH — A run-off election will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Ralph Wells & Co., plant, after an election held Thursday failed to give a majority to any factor involved. Results of yesterday's election showed 106 production and maintenance employes voted, with the American Federation of Grain Millers receiving 27 votes; International Association of Machinists, 35 and neither, (representing the company), 37. 7 ballots were challenged. The election next Thursday will now be between the International Association of Machinists and neither, (the company), as the two receiving the most votes are the only ones involved in the runoff election. a two-year-old marc named Seno- ri(a Mount. It won Land of Lincoln Breeders award in its class and second place in the open show. Smith, who farms four miles east of Monmouth, said he was MONMOUTH HOSPITAL Born Wednesday—Boy to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nylin, Keithsburg. Admitted Wednesday—Mrs. Arthur Richardson, Monmouth. Dismissed Wednesday—Charles Lyon, Gladstone, Miss Anna Bergren, Monmouth; Mrs. James Smith and baby, Burlington, Iowa, j Admitted Thursday—Mrs. Ella ' Graham, Mrs. Bessie Stotts, Monmouth; Mrs. Max Crockett, Fort Madison, Iowa. Dismised Thursday—Mrs. Gary Sage, Glenn Armstrong, Carl Johnson, Mrs. Harold Schulz, Miss Frances Roche, Monmouth; Mrs. Alfred Little, Raritan. "walking in the rafters" when the filly received the second blue ribbon. Except for a few hogs, his herd of 22 registered quarter horses is his only livestock. He raises corn and soybeans. Smith's champion 1963 filly was sired by Poco R. S. King (P-123, 865), and the dam Double T. Tee to (P-76,219). Registry number of Senorita Mount is 178,431 and is half-sister to the champion 1963 filly. A yearling stallion of the same lineage, Sting Ray Mount (235,730), won second place in the Land of Lincoln show. Working Parts Stolen Off of Car in Garage MONMOUTH — Someone is apparently considering making a new car, as Mrs. Verna Stevenson, of 322 W. Boston Ave., reported to police Thursday, someone had broken into her garage and taken an intake manifold, carburetor, transmission and drive shaft from her car. Class Plans For Rally Day NEW WINDSOR—The Sunday school staff of Calvary Lutheran Church held a meeting Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Leif. Miss Maureen Johnson was assistant hostess. Mrs. Mahlon Lindgren was devotional leader. Plans were discussed for the observance of rally day Sept. 29. Mrs. Donald Enstrom, Mrs. Harlan Peterson, Miss Beverly Wadham and Mrs. Stewart Young were appointed on the committee to arrange the program for the Christmas festival. The group also discussed ways in which the Sunday school children might help with the church building fund. The church school staff will continue the lessons at the Sept. 16 meeting on "Helping the Child to Know the Bible." Federal Court Postpones Canton Man's Execution CHICAGO (UPI) - Convicted rape-slayer Lloyd E. Miller has won a reprieve from his date with the electric chair. A federal judge Thursday ended a frantic week of legal appeals by the former Canton cab driver's attorneys and granted Miller an indefinite stay of execution. Miller was scheduled to die in the electric chair at Stateville Prison at 12:01 a.m. today. Judge Bernard M. Decker assigned no time limit for the postponement but his decision meant the condemned man could not die before Sept. 9 when the Supreme Court is scheduled to meet and set a hearing on his attorney's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. When Miller received news of the stay he told chaplain Albert Sorenson, "It pays to have faith and trust in the Lord." Decker said a decision on Mil­ ler would have to wait until Federal Judge Sam Perry, for whom Decker is substituting, returned Sept. 9. "With a man's life at stake," Decker said, "I should not as an emergency judge pass on the merits on the basis of what we have heard here in the last hour. I have some tentative conclusions but I don't think in a matter of this moment, I should pass on the legal merits of this petition." Earlier in the day, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Walter V. Schaefer rejected a plea for a stay. Leighlon, who has contended the state was going to "execute an innocent man." called Decker's decision "a victory for justice." Convicted in 1956 Miller, 36, was convicted in 1956 for the 1955 rape and slaying of 8-year-old Janice May in Canton. He first confessed the slaying, then denied it. Miller's attorneys said foiu* persons who did not testify at Miller's trial saw him in his room a half hour before the girl's body was found. The attorneys contended no investigation was made of an escaped mental patient from the Peoria State Hospital who was in Canton about the time of the slaying. His attorneys said a druggist cfluld testify that he was filling a prescription for Miller at the time the slayer was disposing of his blood-stained clothing. Leighton said the confession used at Miller's trial was false and "no different than using perjury to obtain a conviction." Before Miller's reprieve, electricians had been checking out the electric chair at the prison. It has not been used for 14 years. Set Voting Date at Roseville On New High School Proposal ROSEVILLE — Voting on the proposed new high school building for Roseville was set for Saturday, Oct. 26, in a meeting of the Roseville Unit School Board Wednesday evening. The Bowling Leagues which will be bowling at the Rose Bowi have held meetings and chosen' officers and arranged time schedules. These schedules are as follows: Monday, 6:45, Roseville Mixed, secretary, Mrs. Bob Driffle; 9:00. Catholic League, secretary, Clare Forquar. Tuesday, 6:45, Church League, secretary, Mrs. Wayne Lam; 9:00, Durable Doubles, temporary secretary,'* Mrs. Phil Gerding. Wednesday, 6:45, Rose Bowl League, secretary, Phil Groves; 9:00, Town and Country League, secretary, Chub Paull. Thursday, Rosettes, secretary, Mrs. Clyde VanArsdale; Unique 6 League, secretary, Leon Vogel (these to meet to decide on hours). Friday, Saturday and Sunday are days for open bowling. School leagues also will meet on those days. Students may stop in at the Rose Bowl and register if they are interested in becoming members in a high school league or a grade school league for bowling during this season. Roseville Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Vernon DeSelms have returned from a trip won by Mi-. DeSelms in his insurance business. They attended an All- Star meeting of the Country Life Insurance Co. held at Pheasant Run Lodge at St. Charles. While they were away their sons Mark and Billy visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ruble. Donna and Marsha Schmidt spent Wednesday visiting former college roommates, Mary Anne Shipplett and Linda Swanson in Abingdon. The girls spent the day playing tennis and then went to Galesburg to play golf. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Hill visited their son, Dr. Phil Hill and family in Detroit over the weekend. Dr. Hill was graduated from the medical college of the University of Illinois in Chicago in June, and since July 1 has been serving his period of internship at the Wayne County Hospital in Detroit, Mrs. Pearl Lincoln, Mrs. Robert Livesey, Mrs. Harold Patch, Mrs. Robert Adkisson, Mrs. Ralph Volk, Mrs. Richard Fears and Mrs. Carr Ray are making preparations for the Republican Women's luncheon which is to be held at the National Cafe Sept. 14. The speaker for the occasion will be Robert T. Mc- Loskey of Monmouth. Mrs. Mattie Graham and her son, Russell, of Bakersfield, Calif., are visiting Mi-, and Mrs. Lawrence Hoyt. Over the weekend the Hoyts also had as guests Mr. and Mrs. Neal McClure and their son LeRoy, of Colchester, Mrs. Myrtle Randall of Olney, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Runyan of Peoria, Miss Helen McClure of Springfield, Mo., and Gary Merrill of Good Hope. Linda and Donna Brown of Roseville ANN LARSON Phone 426-2671 Granville, have been visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gayman. Their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Brown, came on Sunday to take them home. Mr. and Mrs. Aquilla Foust and their daughter Kathy attended the Legere family reunion in Macomb on Sunday. There were 52 members of the family present and had come from Lenexa, Kansas; Plymouth, Chicago, Galesburg, Bushnell, Macomb, Orion, Quincy, Good Hope and Hill City, Kansas. Altona Unit Chairman Is Re-elected ALTONA — Mrs. Gale Adams, chairman and Mrs. Charles Shaw, recorder, were re-elected to their respective offices during the August meeting of the Rachel unit of the Lutheran Church Women of Altona. Roll call was answered by 17 members and two guests, Mrs. William Valbracht and Ardyth Bjorling. Mrs. Shaw summarized the attendance record for last year. During the business meeting the continuation of monthly parties at the Research Hospital was discussed. With the approval of the hospital it was voted to entertain the ladies at the church in October. Those taking part in the August party from the Rachel unit were Mrs, Charles Nelson, Mrs. Roger Appell, and Mrs. Gale Adams. Devotions were led by Mrs. Richard Holmes and a piano duet was played by Mrs. Dale Sopher and Ardyth Bjorling. The pastor presented for thought and discussion, "The Doctrine of Justification By Faith." The pastor offered prayer following the offering and closed with the benediction. 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