Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on May 24, 1973 · Page 15
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 15

Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, May 24, 1973
Page 15
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Couple Exchanges Voivs Mr. and Mrs. Sidney E. Wiildermittlh were married Sunday at (the First Lutheran Church in Monmouth. Rev. Gerald Youngquist read the double ring ceremony at 4 p.m. lor the bride, Miss Pamela Sue Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald L. Martin, 1325 Lincoln Rood, Motv- moui'Jh, and (the bridegroom, son cif Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Wildiermutih, Alexis., THE PERFECT GRADUATION GIFT Visit Hill Arcade Galesburg Paying for the Package Nearly nine cents out of every dollar spent for farm-produced foods goes to pay for packaging costs. Of the consumer's $101.6 billion bill for these foods, a whopping $8.8 billion was spent for containers and packaging materials needed to get them from farm to table Paper products topped the list, accounting for 42 per cent Insurance Women Galesburg Register-Mail, ^lesburg, lit, Thursday,...May: 24,101 15 tlie 29th mttmmry of the imurwiee Women <* GUttburg was observed Wednesday evening at Soengetaha Country Club when Independent Agents' Am, entertained the Insurance Women. i Mrs. Joanne Mm, cwiduoted the meeting and nntod that proelamatiftni had been signed by Mayor Robert Cabeen and Gov. Daniel Walker proclaiming this week as National Insurance Women's Week. New officers for 1073-74 were installed,by, Miss Blanche Jo Young as follows, Miss Loralne Kliftg, president; Miss Lucille West, vice president; Miss Susan Makeever, secretary, and Miss Pauline Melton, treasurer. , . The original installation service vtas written by Mrs. Gay McGiil. Five charter members were recognized: Miss West, Mrs. McGiil, Miss, Young, Mrs. Ed i Watkins and Miss Kathryn Hawkinson. They formed the Galesburg chapter in January, 1958. l Miss Jean Quayle, Rock Island, was guest speaker for the evening. She discussed the purpose of the National Assn. of Insurance Women and how it was formed. Miss Marion Kindall, president Of the Peoria chapter, was present, as well as members from the Rock Island and Peoria chapters. Table decorations were ar rangements of pastel flowers. A coleus plant was given to all women present as a favor. Miss Quayle, Mrs. Gene Crandall and Miss Leraine Kling Mrs. James Lillie won centerpieces. The outgoing officers and the agents' association were in charge of the arangements for the banquet. traces cjCi inco in 9 s J4idtt (Editor** note: Frorti tlm# to time,he various mtni-vaeatlOn tfMta will be 1 described. This is the second in the series). Now that warm weather is here, it's time to get out and ehjoy it. One of the more interesting trips in this area follows the Lincoln Heritage Trail, a 2,200 mile route through Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois which traces the movements and career of Abraham Lincoln. Galesburg is on the trail, since Lincoln conducted one of his famous debates with Stephen A. Douglas at Old Main on the Knox College campus. One of the most impressive Lincoln memorials is New Salem State Park, an easy drive from here. It is located approximately 20 miles west of Springfield. Twenty-three authentically furnished buildings stand in tribute to the village where he spent six years of his early manhood. It was here that he first clerked in a store, served as a postmaster, failed in business, tried his hand at surveying and finally turned to politics. Here, too, was whereCivil War, met lovely Ann Rutledge and mourned her untimely death. She is buried in Oakland Cemetery in nearby Petersburg, Also in Petersburg is an outstanding collection of buggies and carriages at the New Salem Carriage Museum. Illinois' second state capitol is located in Vandalia, and it was here that Lincoln served in the legislature with^the "long nine," who, led. by Lincoln, urged that the capitol be moved to Springfield. The State House here hosts a candlelight Grande Levee Open House June 16. Music, tours, and refreshments will be provided. Of course, Springfield is the highlight of the Trail. The only home Lincoln ever owned is open to the public. Very interesting is the restored Old State Capitol on the square. He is buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The 117 foot spire of the Lincoln Tomb has four historic bronze groups on the corners representing the Infantry, Cavalry, Navy and Artillery of the Abraham Lincoln passed many evenings by/ - the fireside at ithe Rutledge Tavern in New- Salem. It is one of 26 reconstructed building in; the village ait New Salem State 'Park near Springfield. The park has camping' and picnic Couple Selects Wedding Date Miss Linda Eileen Knox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Knox of Maquon, and Randall Todd Rimington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred E. Rimington of Princeton, whose engagement was announced pre­ viously, will exchange'wedding vows June 2 at the Maquon United Methodist Church, Maquon, at 7 p.m. Friends and relatives are invited fe> the wedding and reception to follow in the church parlors. of packaging costs. Metal containers accounted for 22 per cent; glass, 9 per cent; plastic, 9 per cent; wood, textiles and miscellaneous, 18 per cent. 232S. TK°&»*<S£ AN EXCITING GROUP OF NEW DRESSES AT A SPECIAL LOW PRICE Easy to wear shifts in cotton and polyester blends. Cool, carefree and just right for any occasion. Many styles and colors from which to choose in sizes 8-18. $]2 98 and $ 14 98

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