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2 Golesburg Register-Moil, Galesburg, J11. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1963 Kerner Says 'Not Yet 9 on 40 Hours For State Staff Funds Short And Would Be Precedent SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-Gov. Otto Kerner has vetoed bills calling for a 40-hour week for state employes because, he says, such a work program needs finances rather than legislative authorization. In a Monday veto message, the governor noted that some money was voted by the 1963 legislature to put prison guards on a 40-hour week. They have been working as many as 48 hours weekly. But he also noted that the program would affect state police, now working 45 hours weekly. No funds have been appropriated to hire more police to keep traffic enforcement up to standard, he said. Policy, Another Reason SPRINGFIELD (UPI) - Gov. Otto Kerner has rejected a bill that would provide state employes to receive pay for overtime they work and establish a 40-hour work week for prison guards. "It is unnecessary to pass a law in order to establish 40-hour work week for state employes," Kerner said. "The state has no inherent power to establish hours of work as well as other conditions of employment for its own employes. "The enactment of a law establishing the work week might, I fear, be the first of numerous legislative requirements governing wages or working conditions of state employes." The governor also said the bills would have an effect on state highway policemen who work a 45-hour week. "No provision was made in the budget for reducing that figure during this biennium," Kerner Crash Lands 2 In Hospitals Two persons were taken to Galesburg hospitals Monday night after a two-car collision about 8 o'clock on U.S. 150 south of the South Lake Storey Road. Raymond Cratty, 63, of 249 S. West St., was admitted to St. Mary's Hospital where his condition was listed as good at noon today, and Jerry Hilgenberg, 19, of 510 Irwin St., was taken to Cottage Hospital where his condition was unlisted. The police report said Hilgenberg was traveling north on U.S. 150 when his car struck the rear of Cratty's car. Both cars were severely damaged, and Hilgenberg received a cut near the left eye. Cratty complained of a sore back and right leg, the report said. State Troopers James Wynkoop and Roger L. Bowman took over the investigation from Galesburg police. Rock Island headquarters said today no report was as yet filed on the accident and the log showed nothing concerning the occurrence. No information was available as to any tickets being issued. said. The bills would have limited state employes and prison and reformatory guards, except administrative heads, to 40-hour weeks. They would have provided for straight overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 a week. •Samaritan' Bill Vetoed Kerner also vetoed the "Good Samaritan" bill, that would have exempted doctors from civil damage suits arising from the treatment of persons at the scene of an accident or other emergency. "So far as I can ascertain," Kerner's veto message said, "the attendant danger to the physician is largely, if not wholly imagined. A systematic inquiry into all of the reported malpractice decisions has failed to disclose a single such 'roadside' instance." The governor's message continued, "I do not believe that any class of citizen, be they physicians or otherwise, should enjoy a superior position of legal immunity, legally insulated from the consequences of their wrongful conduct." Kerner signed bills to appropriate funds for development of a lake near Taylorville in Christian County. He also signed bills for feasibility s t u d i e s for three lakes in Gallatin and Saline counties and at Vandalia. To Restore Capitol The governor signed a measure appropriating $60,000 to prepare plans and specifications to restore the old state Capitol building at Springfield; $15,000 for a statue to commemorate persons who lost their lives mining coal in Illinois; and $4,000 to restore portraits VA FacUlty Adds Beds For Patients Veterans Administration officials have announced that 2,000 additional beds designed for the care and treatment of nursing home-type patients will be placed in operation. There are currently 125,000 beds available in the VA medical system. VA authorities opined that the additional beds will enable them to gain first-hand knowledge and experience in the handling of beds for patients requiring attendant-type service. However, officials of the Iowa City VA Hospital do not anticipate any change in its operation. R. H. Denning, acting hospital director, said "as an acute treatment center, we will not have the facilities for nursing-type beJs." Realize Need Iowa City officials believe that they do not have enough room for nursing home-type beds. Although they realize the need for this type of operation, they are aware that beds occupied by long - term patients reduce in proportion the beds that are available for veterans requiring acute treatment. However, authorities at the hospital in Iowa City said they were looking forward to the time when they could institute the program in that particular hospital. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! FINAL WEEK Back to School Special ANY COMBINATION OF Plain Skirts - Sweaters or Trousers 3 DURING THE REST OF AUGUST. 2 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS Ray Anderson Cleaners SEMINARY and FREMONT STREETS - . 343.2191 162* GRAND AVENUE 342-1315 hanging in the stale Capitol. Kerner approved a bill that would prohibit persons from purchasing medicines that contain habit - forming drugs within 48 hours of an original purchase. Druggists must keep records of sales of narcotic-based medicines and must be satisfied that two days have elapsed before the same drug could be sold again to the same customer. A bill was signed which directs private physicians to report all known cases of phenylketonuria (PKU) to the Department of Public Health. Supports School Discipline Kerner also signed a measure giving the superintendent or principal of any state school the right to suspend pupils guilty of gross disobedience or misconduct. Suspensions shall not be longer than seven days. Marchers Ready To Travel East Wednesday Some 2,500 Negroes and whites, including a delegation from Galesburg, were scheduled to depart Chicago today to join the March on Washington Wednesday. The Galesburg group was organized by the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People headed by Mrs. Geraldine Settles. She said Monday afternoon that the six-man delegation planned to leave for Washington this morning. No confirmation could be made on their departure. The Illinois representatives will be among the more than 100,000 persons expected to demonstrate for civil rights in the nation's capital. Timuel Black, chairman of the Chicago committee for the march, said the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad provided two special trains to transport 1,700 marchers. Another 500 persons were to fly on four chartered commercial airplanes for the Capital. The remainder were to travel in automobiles. The planes, Black said, were sponsored by the United Auto Workers and the local march committee. The Weather Kay to Page 1 Waalher Strip* Brown—Storm yellow—Fair Red—Warm Blue—Cold NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Partly cloudy with pleasant temperatures Wednesday. Partly cloudy and continued cool tonight. Low tonight around 60. High Wednesday around 80. IOWA: Partly cloudy tonight with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rains likely west portion. Wednesday, partly cloudy with widely scattered thunderstorms. Low tonight 64-68. High Wednesday 85-90. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Tonight, partly cloudy and continued cool. Low in low 60s. Wednesday, partly cloudy with pleasant temperatures. High around 80. Southeasterly winds quite light tonight and becoming south to southeast 12-20 m.p.h. Wednesday. Thursday, little change. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Partly cloudy with pleasant temperatures through Wednesday. Low tonight around 60. High Wednesday around 80. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 75; morning's low, 58. Sky partly cloudy, wind out of the southeast. (Monday's maximum, 78; midnight, 65). Sun rose today at 6:22 p.m., sets at 7:40 p.m. Humidity, 52%. RIVER STAGES St. Louis—3.0 rise 1.0. Beardstown—10.5 rise 1.1. Havana—5.7 rise 0.2. Peoria—11.8 fall 0.1. LaSalle—10.8 rise 0.2. Grafton—15.0 no change. Keokuk—2.1 fall 0.4. Dubuque—6.9 fall 0.1. Davenport—3.5 fall 0.1. Burlington—7.3 fall 0,1. SPEAKER — Tllford E. Dudley (above) of Washington, D. C„ director of AFL-CIO Speakers Bureau in Washington, D. C, has been engaged as guest speaker for the Labor Day program in Galesburg Monday, Dudley held positions with the federal government from 193444 prior to affiliating with labor organizations. He was prominent on behalf of "loyal" Democrats in the controversy over credentials of Mississippi and Texas delegates to the 1952 convention. Attack by Stranger Injures Man Marvin Schwartz, 23 Chestnut St., answered a knock on his front door Monday at 1:30 p.m. and was knocked down by an unidentified assailant. Schwartz told police the person said, "How do you do." Schwartz then opened the door, thinking the man was a salesman, but at that time the"salesman" called the victim a name and struck him over the head with some object and then in the stomach. He then knocked Schwartz to the floor with the warning that this wasn't all to be expected. He was taken to Cottage Hospital where no information was available as to his condition at noon. Schwartz told police his assailant was of medium build, had dark hair combed in a duck-tail style, wore a loud-colored sports shirt and black shoes. Police turned further investigation over to the Knox County sheriff's office. Set Record For Number of License Exams SPRINGFIELD—Both June and July of this year broke all previous records for the number of driver license examinations given to applicants in a one-month period, Secretary of State Charles F. Carpenter announced today. The July total was 93,708. In June, 85,767 examinations were given. The previous high was in June, 1960, when 75,344 applicants were examined. Secretary Carpentier cited three reasons for the increase: enrollment in the high school driver education program has increased substantially, the licenses of a large percentage of drivers over 70 years of age expire this year, and children born in the years immediately following World War II are now becoming eligible to hold licenses. The expanded workload has caused occasional overcrowding of driver license examining stations resulting in applicants having to wait to take the road test after having completed the written test on traffic laws and the vision examination, Secretary Carpentier said. ON YOUR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE More Protection — lower Cost No Membership Fee MILLERS' MUTUAL ^ OF ILLINOIS INSURANCE AUTO • HOHI Tony Lischwe 411 Bank of Galesburg Bldg. Ph. 342-4621 Delinquent Fines Result In Penalty Merlin E. Riggen, 687 Lawrence Ave., paid $5 and costs today in Police Magistrate Court for being delinquent on parking meter violations. He also paid the $22 back fines. Other cases heard today, including court costs, were Edna Johnson, 56, 1070 Dayton Dr., $5 for failure to yield the right of way, Patricia Walker, 20, 735 W. First St., $10, and Donald E. Jackson of Humboldt, Tenn., $10, both on similar charges. Three were fined $10, with costs added, for speeding. They were Richard E. Lartey, 30, Kimberly Terrace, Richard F. Sturgeon, 34, 345 Locust St. and Patricia Kincade, 18, 379 W. Tompkins. Three transients were fined $25 after they were arrested at the Burlington freight yards. Sentence was suspended provided they left town. They were Don R. Kirkpatrick of Rochester, Mich., Jean Long of Kansas City, Mo., and Arthur McMillcn of Denver, Colo. Child Support Case Continued A case involving non-support of children, against Harold George Anderson, 40, of Duluth, Ga., was continued today in Knox County Court. Sheriff Max Jones returned from Duluth Saturday to bring Anderson before the court. Anderson's former wife said he had left this area last October and nothing had been heard of him since. Anderson pleaded guilty and requested .probation. Judge Daniel J. Roberts referred the case to the sheriff for investigation of the request. Anderson said he was willing to remain in this area and obtain a job. He formerly lived on Galva Route 1. His wife is now remarried and lives in Peoria County. Trainable Children's School Gets Increased Enrollment By JOHN ZAKARIAN The financial pinch in local education, due to reduced school District 205 revenue, has perhaps been most widely felt in the field of training mentally retarded children. Early in the year, Galesburg school board officials announced they may have to close a special education class designed to train such children. They did, on March 11, after failure of a district-wide referendum for a higher tax rate. Consequently, students enrolled in the class had two alternatives left for next year: to stay at home or to enroll in the parent-sponsored Sunnyside School and Training Center at 175 S. Cedar St. Record High Enrollment With one week to go before starting classes, a record number of students, have already enrolled in the school, Mrs. William Finch, president of the Galesburg Council for Mentally Retarded, -nc, comprised of parents and other Interested citizens, reported that 29 students have enrolled so far. "At this rate no telling how many we'll have on Sept. 3 when school opens," she said. Last year's enrollment in the two classes was 18. To meet the demands of expanded enrollment, parents of retarded children and other volunteers labored during their spare hours all summer at the school. Plumbing fixtures were improved, the playground renovated and equipment repaired, Mrs. Finch reported. Extra Teacher Needed However, more is needed. For one thing the teaching staff needs to be expanded from three to four. The school is licensed by the Illinois Council for Mentally Retarded Inc., for only 20 students. The state group has already informed Mrs. Finch that Sunnyside School can go ahead operating with the increased enrollment because enough classroom space is available. The local council for mentally retarded will meet tonight to decide on urgent needs including the hiring of an additional teacher. Parents of mentally retarded students and council representatives had appeared at school board meetings to protest the class closing. They claimed that the class for trainable mentally retarded children was necessary for the youngsters' rehabilitation and the $1,750 spent on them every year would not affect the entire school system. School board officials contended that expenditure curtailments such as this were needed to maintain a financially stable school system. Call Tuition Nominal Regular fee for each student at Sunnyside is $180 per school year. The fee is nominal compared with other private schools, Mrs. Finch said and some parents are not able to pay the full amount. The council has joined the newly organized United Fund and Red Cross Appeal in Knox County but revenues from this year's campaign will not eliminate tuition, Mrs. Finch said. NFO Officers Elected for 19th District James Milligan of Smithshire was elected chairman of the 19th Congressional District of the National Farmers Organization at a recent meeting of that group. Serving the group as vice chairman for the coming year will be Verne Craig of Galva, with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sornberger of Oneida acting as treasurer and secretary, respectively. Reed Sloan was elected to serve as a trustee three years. Committe chairmen are as follows: Mitch Neuman of Geneseo, rules and bylaws for the national convention at Des Moines, Iowa; R. C. Homer of Avon, resolutions; Stuart Morris of Berwick, arrangements; Gerald Brown of Monmouth, election and tally and Mrs. Theresa By bee of Galesburg, credentials. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Add Names To Motel Petition Paul Peck, who plans to build a luxury motel at the Galesburg Club site, has added 11 more names on a petition asking issuance of a liquor license for the proposed facility. The new addition, along with eight previous signatures, reportedly provides the consent of two- thirds of the property frontage owners, as required to be obtained before a liquor license can be issued. The license would be used on the property at the northwest corner of Kellogg and Ferris streets. City Manager Thomas Herring said today he needs to study the petition further to make sure that it satisfies requirements of the city liquor ordinance. If so, an amendment to the liquor ordinance will be reintroduced at the next City Council meeting. The amendment is to include the Galesburg Club site in the list of areas where liquor can be sold. Peck can then apply to the City Liquor Commission for a license. Met With Setback The petition originally submitted contained names of nine owners of property adjacent to the Galesburg Club and Herring had said it was in order. However, the Kenyon Apartments at 135 -155 N. Prairie St., were later excluded from the total frontage because not all owners of the property had signed the petition. Here is a list of new signers to Peck's petition consenting to the sale of liquor at the proposed site: William Moon for the Galesburg Labor News; D. D. DeForest and Ruth G. DeForest, 282 Hackberry; Louis S. Gard, S. Wayne Gard and Paul W. Gard, 175 Waters St.; Agnes Lundgren, 204 N. Prairie St.; Harry Swanson for Continental Oil Co., 215 N, Prairie St.; Marie Cushman, 225 and 299 E. Waters St., and E. N. Davis and D. H. Rowe for property on 146 Prairie St. Vacant-Store Solu tion Pulled Out of Hat by CleverWomen of Winnebago WINNEBAGO, 111. (AP) — The females of Winnebago have begun an anything-but-feminine project to bring new life to their town. Why? "We are doing it because the men have done more talking than acting about downtown renewal," said Mrs. Phyllis M. Hall, president of the Winnebago Village Centre, Inc. Jest Justified Thus an idea which started as a joke at a knitting bee in March Knox Library Guide Will Help Students Preparing for its busiest season, the Knox College Library has issued a new leaflet to guide students and others through the rooms, the collections and book stacks of the Henry M. Seymour Building. Knox Library has become sort of a do-it-yourself institution under leadership of Warren Morris, the librarian, and his associates. By using the new guide booklet, students can find for themselves almost any publication they want among the 100,000 volume in the building. Near the main desk, presided over by Mark Lawrence, circulation librarian, are card file cases cataloging all resources in the library. Students here find an orderly record where they can look up books by author, by subject and by the title. Following key numbers found here, the desired volumes and reference publications can be quickly located in open book stacks or rooms in the library. A new decimal system has been introduced in the Library this year. This is designed to aid students pursuing knowledge in varied fields of study; for example- book collections about newspaper journalism are all located at position 070 on the second floor. A person studying Christian Church history is referred to decimal division 270 on the second floor, or if one is writing a paper or preparing for a speech on Germanic literature, he can go to 830 on the first floor. Similarly, students can use the decimal system to find collections in every field from astronomy to zoological sciences. has developed into an all-woman corporation which has purchased and remodeled four buildings and encouraged new businesses to Child's Death Found Caused Suffocation By An inquest conducted Monday night by Richard Bick, coroner, at Foley Mortuary for the 4- month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gerk Jr., 1176 Lancaster St., showed that the baby was accidentally suffocated by a plastic sheet June 21. Bick will conduct an inquest tonight at Hinchliff and Pearson Funeral Home for Arthur Alan Catton who was killed July 19 while walking along 111. 167 just inside the Victoria city limits. move in. Until the women took over, she said, the town in north central Illinois hadn't had a drug store or dry goods store since the 1930s. She said many townspeople work and shop in Rockford, a city of about 129,000 eight miles away. Mrs. Hall said the project was financed by contributions from each of the nine women on tlia board of directors and from the sale of shares at $10 each. The Pants' Pocket Routine The women, of course, tacitly realize that the money came from the pockets of the very persons they publicly exclude—their husbands. And the men must be giving tacit support, for by the time the town celebrates Homecoming Sept. 14, the corporation hopes to have its last store open and operating. "Our biggest problem right now is training people to realize they can buy here in town what they had to go out of town to get previously," Mrs. Hall said. "The pace is slow, but we're making progress. As for the corporation—we're operating at a profit." The future? Right now "we have our hands full on the present stores. But if the idea is successful and the people in town respond, new stores are a possibility," she said. Men Advise and Consent And the men? Well, said one, "They just fussed around and did nothing." Now, of course, they just advise—and consent. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS I Youth Is Fined In Alpha Court ALPHA — Terry J. Reed, 16 of Cambridge, was brought into police magistrate court of George W. Kelly, Alpha, Monday on a charge of being on wrong side of road. He became involved in an accident with Lewis Bell of Woodhull last week, the accident occurring two miles south, three miles east and 1/2-mile south of Andover. There were no injuries. He was fined $10 and costs. Arrest was made by state troopers. STOMACH TROUBLE? Ulcer pain, gas, bloating TAKE HARVEY TABLETS Tbe Harvey Stomach treatment bas given relief to thousands. Our medicine la designed to form a ooatlng on your stomach, thus to allow healing and protection against excess atom- ach add. Ulcer pain, gas, bloating and stomach distress are mostly the result at too much acid secretion. you wtu ba ao pleasantly surprised when In just a few daya you will find yourself sleeping much better, having more pep and energy and won't have that feeling of exhaustion du« to stomach distress. This doctor's formula is sold on a money-back guarantee. 48 tablets—full size ts only 11.85. Accept no substitute, demand HARVEY TABLETS. UsU orders filled. Sold only WEST DRUG (0., INC. — GO WEST — We OsUTtt 924 E. Main Qslasburo PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION FOR VEHICLE LICENSE City of Golesburg Room 1, City Hall Name Address Make of Car Year of Car Illinois State License Number Signature MAIL ORDERS The City Clerk is prepared to give prompt attention to MAIL ORDERS, and suggests that you take advantage of this method of obtaining your license. By filling out your application NOW and forwarding it with proper remittance, you will save time and avoid delay and inconvenience. Send in your application with proper remittance, made payable to City of Galesburg, mail to Room 1, City Hall, Galesburg, Illinois. Do not send CURRENCY in the mail, as the City Clerk will not assume responsibility for loss of currency. SCHEDULE OF ANNUAL FEES For Passenger Vehicles $5.00 Do not use this form when applying for license for Truck* and Motorcycles. ALFRED NYSTROM, City Clerk

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