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August 29, 1963

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 3

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Car, Truck, Cycle Accidents Claim Eight Lives Wednesday By United Press tnternatlonat Traffic accidents involving motorcycles, cars and trucks took at least eight lives Wednesday on Illinois streets and highways. Cyclist James Eden, 22, Rolling Meadows, 111., was fatally Injured when his vehicle went out of control and hit a guardrail on Illi nois 62 west of ftoselle Robert Armentrout, 15, Peoria, 111., died when the car in which he was a passenger went out of control and crashed on a Peoria street. Two youths died when their car crashed as they fled from a farm where authorities said they were caught trying to steal gasoline. Police said Richard Elliott, 15, and William McCullum, 19, both of South Beloit, 111., were killed when their speeding car missed a curve and crashed into a tree in northern Winnebago County. A third youth, William R. Davis, 18, Clinton, Iowa, fell from the car and was arrested at South Beloit. A head-on collision east of Morris, 111., on U.S. 6 claimed the lives of three persons and injured two others. Dead were George E. Heap, Morris, driver of one car, and Mr. and Mrs. Osmond Clark, Three Oaks, Mich., riders in the other car. Two Clark children, Sandra, 20, and Bruce, 12, were injured. John Haug, 76, was killed at Alton, 111., when his truck moved into the path of a car driven by Lanzy Morris Jr., 39, Alton. Darrell Colley, 38, Alton, a passenger in Haug's truck was injured. Morris was not seriously hurt. Four States To Confer on Tourist Trail DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governors from Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin and a representative from Minnesota will meet Sept. 9 to begin plans for a tourist trail through the four states. Gov. Harold Hughes of Iowa said Wednesday he will meet in Amana, Iowa, with Gov. Otto Kerner of Illinois, Gov. John W. Reynolds of Wisconsin and a representative of Gov. Karl Rolvagg of Minnesota. Hughes originated the idea as a means of attracting tourists to scenic spots in the states. He said the trail will be about 2,000 miles long and should be ready for summer travel next year. The American Petroleum Institute will provide most of the funds, Hughes said. liS'6'2 you? TURN PAGE TO 7 FOR THE ANSWER! State Lifts Licenses of Area Drivers Secretary of State Charles F. Carpentier announced Wednesday that licenses of three drivers from this area had been revoked and seven suspended. There were a total of 234 revocations and 764 suspensions in the entire state. Carpentier also issued probationary permits to drive to 402 persons with suspended licenses, but with a point accumulation of not more than 62 points. All three revocations concerned Monmouth men. They are William E. Boswell, 112 W. First Ave., Robert D. Greenwell, 220 S. Eighth St., and Chester L. Spence, 1340 S. Main St. All were revoked for driving while intoxicated. List Suspensions Suspensions for three violations included Francis W. Armstrong of Dahinda; Charles E. Currens, 704 Wisconsin Ave.; William Fanelsa, 10 Public Square; Mason H. Simpson, 773 E. Brooks St.; Dennis R. Goben of Viola and Charles R. Kinney of Little York. One license was suspended for causing or contributing to an accident resulting in death or injury. The driver was Howard E. Mc- CuUough, 240 E. Simmons St. The probationary permit was issued to Edward R. Trulock, 809 Washington St., Abingdon. Reasons listed for revocations were reckless homicide, 1; driving while intoxicated, 161; felony involving a motor vehicle, 5; leaving the scene of an accident, 4; perjury under oath relating to ownership or operation of motor vehicle, 1; drag racing, 8; three offenses within one year, 40; permitted fraudulent use of license, 5; displayed license not issued to individual, 4; gave incorrect information on application for license, 3; driving while license or permit were suspended or revoked, 1, and mental or physical disabilities, 1. Reasons for suspensions were violate restriction on license or permit, 21; revocation or suspension of a restricted driving permit, 1; three offenses within one year, 720; caused or contributed to an accident resulting in death or injury, 8; permitted fraudulent use of license, 1; driving while intoxicated, 7; convicted of offense while holding restricted driving permit, 4; driving while license or permit were suspended or revoked, 2. Carpentier said provisions of the law applied in 119 of the cases and discretionary in 124. Downstate residents accounted for 203 actions, Cook County 787, and other states 7. TINY TIM STUDENT—When it comes to breaking into a wide grin, Jackie Sanders is like any other 5-year-old; when it comes to walking, he isn't. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sanders, 290 W. 4th St., was stricken with polio during infancy and has worn braces since. With the aid of occupational therapy received at the Galesburg Easter Seal Therapy Center, Jackie has < been able to achieve partial rehabilitation. Worn out from much walking practice, the boy's $350 braces will soon be replaced by a charity organization. One of Jackie's four brothers and sisters has club feet and the Knox County Society for Crippled Children and Adults has agreed to furnish him with special shoes which would enable the boy to walk. (Register-Mail photo by Dale Humphrey.) Therapy Center Faces Financial Troubles Eight students thus far have been enrolled in the financially pressed Easter Seal Therapy Center for physically handicapped children at 169 S. Cedar St. Operated by the Knox County Society for Crippled Children and Adults, the center had 12 students last year "which was more than we could handle," according to Mrs. Ernestine Colson. registered occupational therapist in charge. The society has considered reducing the center's operating hours this year to curtail expenditures. Although many of the staff at the center are volunteer workers, some are salaried, Mrs. For rest A. Borngrebe, president of the society's board of directors, said. There were a few months last year when no wages were paid to salaried staff, due to lack of financial resources, Mrs. Born- grede said. Easter Seal Therapy Center is supported by public subscription, which so far has not been adequate to cover all expenses, Mrs. Borngrebe stated. In an effort to get more revenue the society will conduct a "neighborhood walk" during the first week of September. Volunteers will knock at doors in residential areas seeking donation pledges. Those who answer Imposed Fine at Alpha ALPHA—Hollie R. Reed, 48, of Princeton, was brought into police magistrate court of George W. Kelly, Alpha, Wednesday on a speeding charge on an airplane check. The defendant pleaded not guilty, but the court found him guilty and he was fined $10 and costs. Arrest was made by state troopers. the call will receive an Easter lily and an explanation of why the money is needed, campaign chairman Mrs. Paul D. Dile, reported. "We haven't joined the Knox County United Fund Red Cross Appeal because our national by- Up Prices of District 205 School Lunches District 205 school lunches will each cost two cents more for the 1963-64 year. Elementary students will now pay 32 cents; junior and senior high school students, 37, and teachers and other adults, 42. An extra half pint of milk for stu dents will be 1 cent. Menus for the period Sept. 4-13 have been announced by cafeteria officials. No lunches will be served Tuesday, the first day of school. Wednesday, the menu includes frankfurters and buns, po tato chips, corn, applesauce; Thursday, cold cuts of cheese and bologna, beans, peaches; Friday, fish sticks with tartar sauce, parsley potatoes, beets, chocolate pudding. Monday,. Sept. 9, sloppy Joes, spinach, pears; Tuesday, Italian spaghetti, cheese sticks, cole slaw, apple crisp; Wednesday, chili, peanut butter sandwiches, fresh carrots and celery, ice cream bars; Thursday, creamed chicken, mashed potatoes, tossed salad, red Jello with topping; Friday, tuna fish salad, sliced to matoes, buttered peas, cherry cobbler. Bread, butter and milk will be served at all meals. Anderson Floral Comony ANNOUNCES THE ASSOCIATION OF LAWRENCE E. STELLER (Formerly Pouli Floral, Davenport, Iowa) — and — TED FERRIS (Formerly of Ferris-Long Greenhouse) at MAIN STREET FLORIST 312 E. MAIN Both floral designers welcome you to call or visit MAIN STREET FLORIST .,, with the assurance of fresh quality flowers, styled best for every occasion. ANDERSON BROAD STREET FLORIST LEONARD & DON ANDERSON laws do not permit us to do so. We need the money to keep operating," Mrs. Borngrebe said. The Easter Seal Therapy Center aids physically crippled adults and children in rehabilitating themselves. Children attend a Tiny Tim Workshop class while adults practice day-to-day chores, which are routine to normal people but unattainable without help to handicapped persons. Gotesburg RegisferMail, Gofesburg, Iff, Thursday, Aug. 29. 1963 3 Improved Garbage Removal Object of City Investigation By JOHN 2AKARIAN Garbage collection service in Galesburg has improved • since July but leaves a lot to be desired, according to City Manager Thomas Herring. Herring and Ira Asbury of Williamsfield, owner of the firm which collects garbage here, recently met to discuss ways of improving the overall garbage collection service. The meeting was a result of several hundred complaints received at City Hall during July from residents whose garbage was not being collected weekly. The complaints were registered in all departments of City Hall, according to Herring, who estimated they totaled more than 600. Garbage collection was not made in some areas during July due to a mechanical breakdown of a haulage truck, Herring said. The truck is operated by Asbury Refuse Co. of Williamsfield which has the city garbage hauling contract, according to the city manager. Complaints All Year Complaints on the disposal of refuse in Galesburg have been raised continuously during the past year. Residents have objected to what they considered inadequate collection of trash and garbage from their properties. Trash collection is handled privately by residents and garbage collection is handled by the city through Asbury. Any change in the system would probably not come before September 1964, when the $86,000 annual contract between the city and Asbury expires. City officials are attempting to formulate an improved garbage- tfash collection and plan, which would be adopted during the latter part of next year. Included in the plan is the possible acquistion of a sanitary landfill neaf Galesburg. New Landfill Site At present trash is taken to a landfill about 15 miles away near Victoria, and garbage to an equal distance to near Williamsfield. This is an expensive and inconvenient operation, according to Herring. Several sites closer to the city have been considered but no decision has yet been made. In addition to improving the disposal system, city officials have also been, considering a change in garbiige-trash collection. One possibility is the combination of both as a service provided by the city. The city has done this in the past but abandoned it with the hope of establishing a better system. Purchasing or leasing a new disposal landfill or combining trash-garbage collection would mean an increase in expenses. Currently the maximum tax levy is being imposed and the city proposes to transfer $17,780 from water funds this year to bail out the garbage fund. Have You Heard That Rev. and Mrs. Charles Lindemann of Corning, Calif., and daughter Mary Lou of Chicago, have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Raymond White of 369 Jefferson St. Mrs. Marge Sperry, South Lake Storey Road, a member of the Galesburg High School faculty, submitted to surgery Wednesday at the Mennonite Hospital, Bloomington. Her room number is 364. 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