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RacketType Fund Raising Hit by Law CHICAGO (UPI) — Fund raising racketeers will be driven out of Illinois by a new state law, Atty. Gen. William C. Clark said today. "Those racketeers and ghouls who use the facade of misery and the mask of charity to enrich their personal coffers are in for trouble in that they face exposure, imprisonment and fine s," Clark tol^ the Midwestern Conference of the National Association of Attorneys General. "The new Illinois law, patterned partly after New York and Minnesota statutes. • .requires the registration of professional fund raisers and organizations who intend to solicit funds" in the state, Clark said. Accounting Must Be Made "After the solicitation, an accounting must be made with the attorney general, thereby making financial information available to the public," he said. Clark said the "charity ghouls" operate through direct mail, raising funds for bogus causes and sending unordered goods to the public. "Most charitable organizations and professional fund raisers are he said. "However, Resistance To Arrest Brings Fines Police Magistrate D. Paul Nolan fined one man $200 today for resisting arrest and fined another $150 Saturday on the same charge, with costs added in both not suspect," charitable organizations and professional fund raisers have been either unable or unwilling to po-. lice the field themselves." •The new law," Clark said, "prohibits the unauthorized use of an individual's name by a charitable organization. It also prohibits the sending of unordered goods . . .where there is no request or order by the recipient and""where the cost of the goods exceeds 25 per cent of the funds collected." Clark said a recent study estimated there were 100,000 soliciting agencies in the country, raising $8 billion annually, of which $5.4 billion comes from families making less than $10,000 a year. Birth Record Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wright, Wataga, a girl Sunday at 7:13 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick E. Middaugh, 598 Hawkinson Ave., a girl today at 4:43 a. m. Mr. and Mrs. James W. Moore, Williamsfield Route 2, a boy today at 8:35 a. m. Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Glasnovich, 595 Clark St., a boy Saturday at 1:58 p. m. Mr; and Mrs. Peter T. Bohan, 45 Park Lane Drive, a girl Saturday at 11:21 p. m. Mr. * and Mrs. Maynard L. Ellison, 507 N. Cedar St., a boy Sunday at 12:25 a. m. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Stacker, Berwick, a boy Sunday at 10:05 a. m. W. A. Herlocker, Ex-Knox County Official, Dies at 82 Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a. m. in the Kimber and West Chapel for Webb A. Herlocker, 82, of 1154 N. Prairie St., who was a prominent Galesburg attorney for years and Knox County master in chancery from 1928 to 1346. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. No visitation is LOAD UP ON CORN—These three men led the District and Roland C. (Bill) Wise, chairman of Republican rally at the First Annual Cornboil the county central committee. Here they pass Sunday at the Knox County Fairgrounds. They through the line to get their share of the corn, are (left to right) Rep. Donald G. Brotzman, About 1,200 were served during the event. (Regis- R-Colo., the guest speaker, Rep Robert T. Me instances. Gene Andre Simpson, 25, 966 E. North St., was sent to the Knox County jail to work off his $200 fine at $5 per day, and Lewis Lee Stewart, 31, 772 S. Academy St. was also sent to the jail to work off his fine at the same rate. Nolan said this morning that the fines were high because he feels the police department should be respected at all times. "It is the only thing between us and barbarism, 1 * he said. Fines of this amount will probably be assessed for all future violations of this nature, he indicated. Three transients were fined $25 in court this morning also, but the sentences were suspended when they promised to get out of town. Harry Quick, 46, of Des Moines, | Loskey, R-I1L, from the local 19th Congressional Iowa, was fined for trespassing on railroad property. Jack Roberts, 43, of Chicago, was fined for illegal riding on a train as was Harvey Allen Short, 49, of Mullen, Tex. Quick was taken to St. Mary's Hospital Saturday after he fell from the platform at the Burlington Railroad freight house about 1:30 p.m., but he was released Sunday. The three admitted they had br . drinking. A fourth transient, Frank Fullwood, 36, of Chicago is still jn St. Mary's Hospital, where he was taken Friday night. He was seated in the dr^rway of a boxcar on an eastbound Burlingto.. freight trr'i Friday, and as the train crossed a bridge » *er the : nnd River at Talmadge, Iowa, his feet struck the bridge rail as he at- tem^d r vain to pull thi.o away. F When the train arriv * in Gales burg at 8:"* r "n., r? !1 road men in th. yards heard him call help. His condition was li.' d as good this morning at Hie 1 " ." M. However, he sustained extensive danage to the lower part of his legs. ter-Mail photo by Phil Turney.) Speaker Rallies GOP at rnb By ROBERT LE MAY Rep. Donald G. Brotzman, (R-Colo.,) gave Republican politics in Knox County a boost Sunday night when he appeared as guest speaker at the First Annual Cornboil at the fairgrounds. Brotzman appeared at the invitation of Rep. Robert T. McLoskey, (R-Ill.,) and £ or Traffic Fines Imposed on 13 Thirteen persons were fined this morning in Police Magistrate Court on charges of various traffic violations, with court costs added in each case. Russell Ryner, 50, 1485 Harrison St., paid $10 for improper backing. Dianne Melville, 16, 1390 Spruce Ave., paid $15 for speeding 50 miles an hour in a 30 mile-per- hour zone, Paul J. Huels, 18, 226 S. Prairie St., was fined $10 for making an illegal U-turn, and Richard G. Leafgreen, 18, of Rio Route 1, paid $10 for making excessive noise with mufflers, Ronald E. Gilbreath, 16, 986 Walsh Ave., paid $10 for driving too fast for conditions. Lewis J. Coziahr, 38, 1546 Wil- lard St., paid $10 for running a stop sign, and Kenneth C. Nor- vrlle, 33, 469 Burgland Ave., paid $10 for failure to yield the right- of-way. Ruth Miller, 44, 451 N. Henderson St., paid the same amount for the same offense. Lorraine J. Shover, 43, of London Mills, paid $10 for running a l'ed light, and Andrew Morrissey, 17, 416 Arnold St., was fined $5 for not having a license plate on his motorcycle. Julian McGowan, age not listed, 1757 N. Seminary St., paid $5 for following too close, and Harry Weber, 70, 345 W. First St., paid $10 for running a stop sign. Mary A. Schneider, 29, of rural Maquon, paid $5 for making excessive noise with mufflers. PRIDE OF PROFESSION The funeral profession is a highly specialized field. That's why it is wise to select a funeral director as you would a doctor or nurse, basing your choice on ability, training and experience. In time of need we will serve you with professional efficiency plus the personal interest of a friend. spoke to over 1,000 in the grandstand. He criticized the present administration in Washington, D.C., on three main points —finances, foreign aid and foreign policy. Defends Aid Slash • * In a retort to President John F. Kennedy, Brotzman said slashing the foreign aid bill last week was not shortsighted and irresponsible as the President said. It is not irresponsible to cut foreign aid, the Congressman said, when it goes for television sets for a nation without electricity or when $3V '2 million are s;jent for a yacht for the emperor of Ethiopia, or to cut off money to those who trade with Cuba, the rattlesnake in our backyard. There has been a continual flow of messages from the White House this year, and they cannot be untangled, Brotzman said. First came the State of the Union message, and everything was depicted as calm and the President said government expenditures would be curtailed. Action Belies Promise Then came the budget, the highest ever with $99 billion, which exceeded expected receipts by $12 billion. After that came the tax message. "It appeared the nation was getting tax relief, but as I read along, found that it was losing money,* 1 for the taxpayer. Next was the economic message sent by Walter Heller, "and believe me he is," said Brotzman. This message said in effect spend all you have and borrow the rest to meet expenditures. Brotzman said he noted an interesting item in Heller's record. In 1951 he was sent to West Germany to advise Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and Minister of speak now, the Congressman said, he would probably say that the type of financing we now have in Washington cannot be long endured by the nation. Every minute $19,000 is spent on interest for the national debt, and this comes before any roads or rockets are built, he said. Many member letters this freshman of the House 96 North Chambers St. GALESBURG. ILLINOIS Economics Ludwig them Erhart, and a report calling for controls and deficit ESTABtlSHED 1922 gave plenty of spending. Fortunately for the history of West Germany and Europe, Adenauer and Erhart threw Heller out, Brotzman said. This could point up an interesting item for us, he added. 'Cannot Re Long Endured' If Abraham Lincoln were to receives decry the lack of foreign policy. He said he can't answer why this nation is in coalition with the Reds in Laos, yet fights them in Viet Nam, then places obstacles in front of those who would fight their way back to their homeland. It is time to tell people such as the Cubans we are on their side, he said; "It is strange this nation, dedicated to liberty, has to make such a statement, but our actions at the Bay of Pigs and other places cause these people to wonder." He said he wrote the Secretary of State for all de-classified information on the rebellion against Castro, but as yet he hasn't received it. This information must be passed on to the people. Dcms Drag TCieir Heels He charged the Democrats with responsibility for this slow-moving session of Congress. He pointed out that they hold a 3-2 edge in the House and 2-1 in the Senate. He also warned Republicans attending the rally that the Democrats want GOPers to call each other names such as liberal or conservative Republicans. 'They do this to cover their own schisms," he said. "The challenges are great and the stakes high in the next election ," he said, and the nation needs to re-elect a Republican president in 1968. Although invited, none The Weather Key to Page 1 Weather Strip* Brown—Storm Yellow—Fair Had—Warm Blue— Cold NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Fair tonight. Tuesday, fair and a little warmer. Low tonight 54-60. High Tuesday 77-84. IOWA: Partly cloudy through Tuesday. Widely scattered showers or thunderstroms over most of state tonight and Tuesday. A little warmer. Low tonight 60-65. High Tuesday near 80. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Tonight, fair and cool. Low around 60. Tuesday, mostly sunny and a little warmer. High near 80. Easterly winds 8-15 m.p.h. diminishing tonight. becoming southeasterly 8-15 m.p.h. Tuesday. Wednesday, fair and mild. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Fair tonight. Lows 54-60. Tuesday, fair and a little warmer. Highs 78-84. Illinois 5-Day Extended Forecast NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Temperatures wUl average 1-3 degrees below normal. Normal highs 78-85. Normal lows, 57-62. Slightly warmer Tuesday or Wednesday, then a little cooler again later in the week. Precipitation will total one- fourth to one-half inch in showers beginning Wednesday or Wednesday night. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 71; morning's low, 55. Sky partly cloudy, wind out of the east. (Sunday's maximum, 74; minimum, 63; Saturday's maximum, 77; minimum, 66.) Sun rose today at 6:21 a. m., sets at 7:42 p. m. Humidity, 67%. RIVER~STAGES St. Louis—1.1 rise 0.3. Beardstown—9.4 rise 0.1. Havana—5.5 fall 0.1. Peoria—11.9 no change. LaSalle—10.6 no change. Grafton—15.0 fall 0.3. Keokuk—2.5 fall 0.4. Dubuque—7.0 no change. Davenport—3.6 fall 0.2. Burlington—7.4 no change. Set Heavy Penalty for Wild Driving Gene Hawkins, 31, 385 Clark St., was fined $150 plus costs and put on probation to the Knox County Sheriff today after pleading guilty to a charge of reckless driving. State's Atty, Donald C Woolsey told the Knox County Court that this was not the first time Hawkins had been reprimanded for driving. Woolsey said the case arose from an accident earlier this month on 111. 116 east of 111. 41. He said Hawkins passed one car and was going too fast to avoid striking another, which was also going in the same direction. Hawkins did not stop, Woolsey said, and continued down the highway at a high rate of speed, finally turned, and although the car lost a tire, still kept driving about 80 miles an hour. Drinking was also involved, Woolsey said. Hawkins was also instructed to hand his driver's license over to the sheriff for six months. The period of probation was set at one year by Judge Daniel J. Roberts. List Two for Trial Two other cases were carried over for jury trial the first Monday in October. Sandra Pera- beau, 21, of 340 N. Broad St., pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated battery involving beating Jeanne Wilson, 38, 146 S. Prairie St. with a shoe the night of Aug. 17. John Hoppock, 25, of Henderson pleaded not guilty to a charge of battery, involving the beating of Mrs. Charles Mudd on Aug, 17. Both defendants are released on $1,000 bond. planned at the chapel. Mr. Herlocker died Sunday at 8:30 p.m. in his home. He was an attorney in Galesburg from 1907 to 1946 when he retired. Born May 27, 1881, in Burton County, Missouri, Mr. Herlocker came to Galesburg from Table Grove in 1907. He attended the former Lombard College, later serving the east side school as trustee and treasurer. After leaving Lombard, he furthered his education at Valparaiso, Ind M University. He was affiliated with Sigma Nu fraternity. Served Library In Galesburg, he also served on the Public Library Board of Directors 20 years, in addition to serving as a director of the Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Association. He also had served the association as its attorney, vice chairman and chairman. Mr. Herlocker was married to Fanny Porter April 28, 1910, at De Land in Piatt County. She preceded him in death. He was a member of Alpha Masonic Lodge and Central Congregational Church. Survivors are two sons, Robert D. of Munster, Ind., and Donald W. of Peoria; two daughters, Mrs. William (Jean) Larkin of San Anselmo, Calif., and Mrs. Robert (Louise) Balch of Scottsdale, Ariz.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Boy Inj tired Beneath His Fallen Horse ABINGDON - A Gerlaw youth underwent surgery foday for injuries received in the Abingdon Horse Show Sunday when his horse fell on him. Robert C. Wright, 13, was reported in fair condition this morning at St. Mary's Hospital. A family member said the boy was to have surgery today for a fractured in two places. jaw Other injuries included a cut in his mouth and bruises. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Wright of near Gerlaw. The accident happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. during the pony express event when his mount slipped and fell atop him. The horse, apparently uninjured, got up after the fall. Young Wright was taken to the hospital by Wiggins ambulance. Cave-ins Pock Streets At Yates City YATES CITY blamed - Saturday's *ain for the READ THE VVNT ADS! was Diamea ior tne cave ins which left Yates City's streets pock-marked. At least four water main breaks were reported and streets were "a mess." The streets had been lined vith diHies for the sewa.se svstem being installed. These pipelines were being installed under the water pipes, and the wet ground settling broke the water pipes, it appeared. A bond had been issued to provide the sewers and another bond may be necessary to make repairs in the city's streets. The city is temporarily without a spokesman, as three-term Mayor A. L. Rector died Friday. St. Augustine Church Notes 100th Year ST. AUGUSTINE — Nearly 300 persons attended open house festivities Sunday of St. Augustine Catholic Church in recognition of the church's centennial. Guided tours of the church and its furnishings were conducted for Catholics and non-Catholics from 2 to 4 p.m. Members of the parish served as guides. From 4:30 to 5 p.m., there was an organ recital, during which the new organ was bksgpeclv Rev. Martin P. Fallon, pastor, was celebrant of the Solemn High Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. He was assisted by Rev. Cornelius HoUerich of Orion, and Rev. Sylvester Jesiolowski, a former pastor. Rev. John Callahan, also a former pastor, delivered the sermon. Serving as master of ceremonies was Rev. Benedict Schlimm, who assisted on several occasions during the pastorate of Fr. Schleich. A basket dinner was served on the church lawn at 7 p.n. Accidents on Police Report Three accidents were reported to Galesburg police today and Sunday, with no injuries noted. A car driven by Charles Miller, 578 E. North St., was struck by one driven by Ruth Miller, 451 N. Henderson St., Sunday at the intersection of North and Garfield r Streets. The woman was ticketed for failure to yield the right-of- way. No tickets were issued in a two- car accident on North Lincoln Park Road yesterday. Forrest Sims Jr., 234 Cottage Ave., attempted to pass a vehicle driven by Archie Olson, 317 W. Seventh St., Galva. Olson turned into the center lane, striking the Sims vehicle. Police said Olson neglected to look before changing lanes, and Sims did not give a signal to pass. In an accident this morning a car driven by Charles Teel, 1502 Mulberry St., struck one driven by Esther M. Harris, 472 S. Academy St. at the corner of South Academy and West South streets. Police said the Harris car stopped at a stop sign, the first car to the right proceeded from a stop corner, and • the Harris car then proceeded. Teel also drove into the junction and ran into the side of the Harris car. Police ticketed Teel for failure to yield the right of way. In an accident Saturday, Roger D. Wilson, 837 W. Prospect St., escaped serious injury when the wheels of his car locked on South Lake Storey Road about three- quarters of a mile west of U.S. 150. The car went out of control, hit a guard rail and fence, traveled 200 feet, hit an embankment, and turned completely around. Have You Heard That Mrs. Millard Holder, a former Galesburg resident, is a patient in Mesa Lutheran Hospital in Mesa, Arizona. She is in Room 165. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! UNCIE HARRY SAYS What you hear is never as ! important as what you overhear. WEST REMEMBER LAST WINTER? THINK AHEAD. 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