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2 gdiesburg Rejister-Mail, Golesburg, lit. Friday, Sept. 6, 1963 Stickell Found Sane, Must Face Federal Charge By LEO SULLIVAN Lawrence Stickell, former Galesburg attorney, was ruled to be sane this morning at East Moline State Hospital, where he has been a patient since July 29. As a result of today's ruling, Stickell will be released Monday to the custody of Dan Afeld, .deputy U. S. marshal for Southern District of Illinois, authorities said. Afcld indicated this morning he would take Stickell to Chicago immediately following his release. The warrant on which the marshal is to gain custody was issued after Stickell failed to appear July 29 for a hearing before C. S. Bentley Pike, U.S. commissioner in Chicago. The commissioner's hearing was in connection with a warrant issued in U.S. District Court of Colorado, in which the former local attorney was charged with causing to be transported in interstate commerce checks which fraud. ROVA Board Hires Faye As Principal ONEIDA—Gerald T. Faye of Lacon has been hired by the board of education as principal of ROVA High School. He comes from Mid-County High School in the Lacon-Varna community unit schools, where he was athletic director and head basketball coach 10 years. Faye was born and reared in Peoria and was graduated from Peoria High School, and Bradley University with an MA degree in 1959. He served in the Navy in the South Pacific during World War II and began his teaching career at Sparland High School, where he stayed for 2% years. The new principal is married to the former Carolyn Kuck of Peoria. Classes Elect Officers Meanwhile, classes elected the following officers Tuesday for the new school year: Seniors—David Powell, president; Les Ehler, vice president; Judy Hagerty, secretary; Sam Hannam, treasurer, and Becky White, Student Council representative. Juniors—Terry Leafgreen, president; Stephen Blender, vice president; Louise Gehring, secretary; Cheryl Milligan, treasurer, and Judy Swanson, Student Council representative. Sophomores — Nancy Holmes, president; David Holmes, vice president; Becky Turner, secretary; Roger Bice, treasurer, and Ann Pogue, Student Council representative. Freshmen — Danny Holmes, president; Teresa Strange, vice president; Judy Edwards, secretary; Trudy Johnson, treasurer, and Mike Nelson, Student Council representative. PTA to Meet The ROVA - Oneida Parent- Teacher Association will meet Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Senior High School. There will be a special time for parents to become acquainted with teachers of the unit. Oneida City Council will hold its monthly meeting Monday at 7:30 p.m. in City Hall. The change from the first Monday of the month is due to the Labor Day legal holiday. were obtained by Wanted in Knox The FBI placed a hold order on Stickell withm a short time after he was admitted to the state hospital. Knox County Sheriff Max E. Jones also sent a detainer to the hospital in connection with a writ issued July 29 by Judge Daniel J. Roberts in Knox County Court. Stickell was to have appeared here that day at 10:30 a.m. for hearings on a.current report filed in the estate of Clara Beacham Swanson, for which he is executor, and also on a petition to remove him as executor. First local information as to Stickell's whereabouts after he failed to appear here or in Chicago, came in a telephone call to this reporter the evening of July 29 from Mrs. Stickell relating he had been admitted that day to the state hospital. The petition for emergency commitment was signed by Mrs. Stickell and filed in Rock Island County Court. It was accompanied by a certificate, signed by a Davenport psychiatrist, stating that Stickell was in need of mental treatment. The hearing to determine whether Stickell should be committed to the hospital or discharged was started Aug. 23, at the hospital and then continued to today. Sheriff Max E. Jones and State's Atty. Donald C. Woolsey, who were at' the hospital this morning, said a warrant to hold Stickell for Knox County now will be sent to the U.S. marshal in Chicago. Psychiatrists Disagree The sanity hearing was started two weeks ago by Judge Forrest Dizotell, Rock Island County probate judge filling in for County Judge Lawrence Phares, and two psychiatrists. At that time, it was reported there was a difference of opinion between the two psychiatrists and also that four psychiatrists on the hospital staff had found no psychosis in Stickell's case. Apparently, a decision in the case required no further testimony as the hearing was resumed this morning. Stickell, his wife, and two attorneys were called into the hearing room, remained there briefly and then law enforcement officers interested in the case were called into the room. They, too, remained only a brief time, and when they emerged it was related by Afeld that Stickell would be released to his custody Monday. Local Delegate Will Attend Barber Meeting C. B. Kelly, proprietor of Kelly's Barber Shop, will be among approximately a thousand delegates at a convention of the Journeyman Barbers, Hairdressers, Cos metologists and Proprietors International of America opening Sunday in Indianapolis. Delegates are scheduled to discuss general working conditions, barber training and improvements in standards, among other items. Kelly is a delegate from Local 289 and will also attend a meeting of the Illinois barber association being held in conjunction with the international convention. Commission Sets Hearing For Spilios The Stale Liquor Commission announced today that it will hold a hearing Sept. 30 on an appeal by Pete Spilios of Galesburg, who has been refused a liquor license by Mayor Cabeen. The commission will hear appeals on two license applications, for the DcLuxe Cafe, 236 S. Seminary St. and Depot Drug Sundry, Inc., 240 S. Seminary St., both in Spilios' name. Cabeen, as city liquor commissioner, has refused liquor permits for the two establishments because of the physical condition of the two places and (he "character of their operator." Despite revocation, Spilros operated a liquor business at the cafe last year by virtue of a court ruling on a technicality. Spilios is currently serving liquor at the DeLuxe Cafe pending the outcome of the commission hearing and a decision from Circuit Court, where he has filed mandamus proceedings to force Cabeen to issue the license. The commission hearing is set for 10 a.m. at the state capitol. Two Named To Faculty At Siwash Knox College today announced the appointment of two new faculty members to the staff of the department of economics and business administration for the 1963-64 academic term. Joining the faculty will be Dr. John J. Pascucci of Menlo Park, Calif., and Stanley G. Long of Ames, Iowa. Pascucci will hold the rank of assistant professor of economics at Knox, while Long will serve as an instructor. Pascucci holds an undergraduate and a master's degree in business administration from Rutgers University. He also earned a master's degree in business administration at Stanford University, where he recently received his doctoral degree. Taught in California Pascucci has been assistant professor of business at San Jose State College in California since 1958. He formerly served as a research assistant at Stanford's graduate school of business and as a consultant for Alaska and Anchorage studies in the Stanford School Planning Laboratory sponsored by the Ford Foundation. Long was graduated from Wabash College and earned a master's degree at Northwestern University. He is a candidate for a doctoral degree at Northwestern. Long was a research training fellow of the Social Science Research Council in 1957-58, studying in the department of applied economics at Cambridge University in England and the Statistika Institution in Uppsala, Sweden. He was an assistant in research at the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at New Haven, Conn., in 1958-59. He has served as an instructor at Iowa State University since 1959. READ THE VV NT ADS! 2ND ANNUAL EAST GALESBURG HOMECOMING FRIDAY EVE., SEPT. 6 - SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 ALL DAY FRIDAY: 7:00 P.M. — Old Fiddlers Contest; Drawing for Bicycle SATURDAY: 10:30 A.M. — Children's Parade 4:00 P.M. — Children's Games and Prizes 7:30 P.M. — Amateur Talent Show; Drawing for Prizes CARNIVAL ON GROUNDS Time Running Out on Plan To Build Motel. Backer Savs By JOHN ZAKARIAN Unless Paul Peck gets assurances within the next few days that he will be able to sell liquor at a proposed motel at Prairie and Ferris streets, the project may be abandoned. Peck told City Council members Tuesday that the Galesburg Promotion Co., which owns the Birth Record Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mi', and Mrs. Donald G. May, Maquon Route 2, a boy Thursday at 6:16 p.m. Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Lester W. x Mixon, 1434 S. West St., a boy to day at 8:22 a.m. T, Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Hayes, 1021 Galbraith Drive, Clinton, Iowa, are the parents of a son, Christopher Francis, bom at Jane Lamb Memorial Hospital in Clinton. The couple also has a daughter, Virginia Marie, 1. Mrs. Hayes, the former Dorothy Mae Horn, is the daughter of Mrs Mary C. Horn, 772 Monmouth Blvd., and the late F. Martin Horn. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Otto Seastedt, 896 E. Losey St. 9th Annual ROTARY TRAVELOG SERIES CARL THOMPSEN ^ TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1963 "AUSTRIA WALTZES AGAIN" Tickets Now On Sale Only $ 5 for all 6 Attractions NOn Sale At LINDSTROM'S — "4c &E GROCERY and by ALL *~ ROTARIANS. ROTARY CLUB of Galesburg property, has given him until Sept. 20 to purchase the Galesburg Club tract, site of the proposed motel. Furthermore, a group of quad-city businessmen have set a time limit in their willingness to invest in the $1 millon project, Peck stated. Future of the project hinges on whether the mayor, as liquor commissioner, will consent to the sale of liquor at the site, which is across the street from the First United Presbyterian Church. The church has vigorously objected to the sale of liquor at the proposed motel while the Chamber of Commerce, Galesburg Trades and Labor Assembly and all aldermen are supporting Peck's plans. Submits Petition To meet requirements of the liquor ordinance, Peck has submitted two petitions purporting to carry the consent of two- thirds of the property frontage owners adjacent to the club site. Owners state in the petitions that they do not object to the sale of liquor at the northwest corner of Prairie and Ferris streets or at the southwest corner of Waters and Prairie streets. The petition is with Mayor Cabeen who has yet to rule on their validity. When he does, Peck can apply for a license. Petitions Appear Valid Signatures appearing on the petitions were checked by Corporation Counsel Dale Ruedig, who said that persons signing their names appear to be the rightful owners of the property of the addresses listed. This he found out. by checking tax receipts at the county clerk's office. A more detailed check would require weeks, he said. Meanwhile, the mayor, who has been reluctant to issue a license because of the church's objections, said today he wants to look into the petitions further before ruling on it. "In studying it, some questions have been raised in my mind and I would like to have them answered," he said. Two Signatures Questioned Two of the questions raised were signatures by Harry Swanson on behalf of property owners at 215 N. Prairie St. and by Louis S. Gard on behalf of property owners at 175 E. Water St. Swanson said he signed the petition with the owner's consent and is willing to submit an affidavit to that effect. Gard signed the petition with the authority of his two brothers, Paul W. Gard and S. Wayne Gard, according to the family's attorney. The three brothers own the property at 175 E. Water St. and live out of town. Asked whether he will issue Peck a liquor license if the applicant meets all legal requirements, Cabeen said: "As long as he meets legal requirements there doesn't appear to be any bar to having a license, but I could say I don't think I am going to issue a license because it's not ir the best interests of the community." If the mayor refuses, Peck can appeal to the State Liquor Commission and Circuit Court. Legal observers have conjectured that if Peck meets all legal requirements and Cabeen refused him a license, the state commission would reverse the mayor's decision. Cabeen said he will inform Peck by mail on the final outcome within a few days. The Weather Kay to Pag* 1 WMtlMf Strip* Brown—Siora Yellow—Fair IUd—Warn Bin*—Cold ' NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Mostly cloudy and not so cool tonight with chance of some scattered showers. Saturday partly cloudy and turning cooler. Chance of showers south and east Saturday morning, low tnolght 56-63. High Saturday 68-77. IOWA: Partly cloudy tonight, scattered thundershowers southeast and extreme south. Cooler north. Saturday clear to partly cloudy and cooler. Lows tonight about 50 north to 60 south. Highs Saturday around 70 north to 80 south. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Considerable cloudiness and not so cool tonight. Chance of showers late. Low about 60. Saturday partly cloudy and a little cooler. Chance of showers in the morning. High in the 70s. South to southwest winds 12-20 m.p.h. tonight shifting to northerly and diminishing Saturday. Sunday fair and cool. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Mostly cloudy and not so cool tonight. Partly cloudy and turning cooler Saturday with chance of showers in the morning. Low tonight mostly in lower 60s. High Saturday in mid 70s. Illinoii 5-Day Extended Forecast NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Temperatures will average near normal. Normal highs, 75-80. Normal lows, 53-58. Turning cooler late Saturday and Sunday. Warmer Tuesday. Precipitation will total one-half inch to one inch In showers tonight and early Saturday and again late Tuesday or Wednesday. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 71; morning's low, 53. Sky cloudy, wind out of the south-southwest. (Thursday's maximum, 75; midnight, 57.) Sun rose today at 6:32 a. m., sets at 7:25 p. m. Humidity, 63%. RIVER "STAGES St. Louis—0.5 no change. Beardstown—9.1 fall 0.2. Havana—5.6 no change. Peoria—11.8 fall 0.2. LaSalle—10.5 rise 0.3. Grafton—14.8 fall 0.3. Keokuk—2.6 rise 0.5. Dubuque—7.2 fall 0.1. Davenport—3.7 rise 0.1. Burlington—7.2 rise 0.1. Homecoming at Knox College Slated Oct. 26 Homecoming will be celebrated by Knox College the Oct. 26 weekend. Charles R. Wetherbee, alumni affairs director at the college, is arranging for class reunions at the Custer Inn, Soangetaha Country Club, Holiday Inn and the Galesburg Club. Chairmen for the class parties are Robert Gunther, Class of 1938; William E. Claypool, 1943; Mrs. Marcia Faust Swanson, 1948; David R. Allensworth, 1953, and Charles A. Bennett, 1958. Fraternities and sororities will participate in a Saturday morning parade, and the football team will tackle Carleton in the afternoon. Court's Elm Loss Tax Cut Won't Help Other Losers CHICAGO (UPD—An Urbana lawyer said today he was confident of victory over the federal government in an elm blight dispute. But U. S. tax officials warned other taxpayers bereft of their elms that the outcome will give' them little cause to rejoice, even if he wins. Attorney John Alan Appleman won a jury verdict in U.S. District Court at Danville that the loss of 100 or more of his elm trees amounted to a casualty loss on his income tax returns for 1956 through 1958. An attorney from the U.S. Justice Department's tax division in Washington filed a motion asking Judge Casper Piatt to find in favor of the government despite the verdict or else grant a new trial. A follow-up brief has not been filed with the court. Accepts Annulment Appleman said at Urbana he doubted a brief ever would be filed. "I think they'd be very foolish to make an appeal," he said. The Internal Revenue Service at Chicago noted that the case pertained only to Appleman. Affects No Other Losers "We're not changing our position," IRA coordinator and tech(Continued on page 19) PLAN JUDICIARY CHANGES—Pictured above arc circuit judges and clerks of the 6-county 9th District who met Thursday at Holiday Inn to make plans for putting the new state Judicial amendment into effect. Left to right, they are Clerk Roger Johnson, Warren County; Clerk Lloyd Smith, McDonough; Judge Keith Scott, Macomb; Clerk Edwin Piggott, Hancock; Burton Roeth of Canton, who has been named chief judge; Clerk Bernard Smith, Fulton; Judge Gale Mathers, Knoxville; Clerk Edwin Scharf, Henderson, and Clerk William K. Richardson, Knox. Library Offers Free Movie Projector Galesburg Public Library Board decided Thursday to make a movie projector available to organizations which need one to show the films which are available through the Western Illinois Film Cooperative. The projector was donated to the library by the Galesburg Rotary Club last month. Mrs. Warren Morris, librarian, said after the regular meeting last evening that the projector can be reserved at the time a film is ordered. The 16-millimeter films range in subjects from biographies to history to sports. Each year the city library puts $750 into a fund with other libraries in this area, making a budget of about $2,000 to purchase the films. The only charge to the borrower is a 50- ?ent handling fee. Members of the board have expressed disappointment with the popularity of the project, and have considered dropping it. However, they said they hope free use of a projector will change this. Room Open Nights The board told Mrs. Morris to proceed with opening the children's room one night a week. Beginning Sept. 16 the hours for the room will be from 9 a.m until 5:30 p.m. each weekday except Wednesday. On the latter day hours will be from 12:30-9 p.m. On the same day overall library hours will change from 8:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Funds amounting to $1,308.82 were voted for subscriptions to magazines and newspapers for periods ranging from a year to three years. Added to the newspaper list were "Des Moines Register," "Atlanta Constitution," and "Washington Post." Mrs. Morris said a geographic basis was used to select the newspapers Circulation showed a slight in crease during August over the same period a year ago. For 1963 combined circulation amounted to 15,244 as compared to 15,203 in 1962, for an increase of 41 volumes. Although adult and hospital figures showed gains, juvenile dropped 909. Building in Good Shape Mrs. Morris reported that a soap container and soap dish had been removed from library wash rooms, but that otherwise the building was in excellent shape. Bills paid for books and magazines totaled $1,175.61 for August, and salaries and other bills approved amounted to $2,029.37. Mrs. Daniel J. Roberts reported on a meeting in Monmouth last (Continued on page 19) Supplementary Courses for Children Ages 7-12 BEGINNING WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23 I INTERPRETATIVE DANCING • SWIMMING AND DIVING • CREATIVE DRAMATICS # MUSIC APPRECIATION • FRENCH • SPANISH * ART Registrations Now Being Accepted. Knox Kindergarten and Nursery School Association Call 343*3252 Mr*. Philip Haring Cosmopolitans Seek Award Winner have been Mrs. Adda George, Mrs. Rivers Sullivan, Roy Landon, The Distinguished Service Award, an annual project of the Galesburg Cosmopolitan Club, will be presented this year on Dec. 9. The award goes to one individual in the Galesburg area "in recognition of his or her sense of community service, for participation in civic projects, and for his or her self-sacrifice requiring giving of time without expectation of personal reward or recognition." Past recipients of the award Miss Marie Johnson, Owen E. Buck, Mrs. Robert Chandler, Mrs. A. Benton Weinberg and J. J. Herron. Nomination blanks may be given to any member of the club's award committee on or before Oct. 7, or mailed to 1189 Beecher Ave. Members of the committee include Frank Cunningham, Carl Munson, Leo Stein, George Sutor and C. E. Vandeveer, chairman. DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD Sponsored by Galesburg Cosmopolitan Club December 9, 1963 Name (Recipient) Address — . Proposed by: Name Address ._. Entry Deadline October 7th. I Clip and mali this form to any member of the | Distinguished Service Award Committee on or ^before October 7th. ' ' 'J OPEN 9 A.M DRUG TOMATO SOUP CAMPBELL'S CONDENSED 3 NO. 1 CANS Price* Effective Friday Night and Saturday, September 6th * 7th, 1963. SILICONE COATED IRONING BOARD Elastic Stretch*on. Full 5>irtch -V* I

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