Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 11, 1973 · Page 11
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, June 11, 1973
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•f- ' 1 Gdlesbur June 11. 1973 1 1 lions CJufr TPtM Sponsor Eye Tests MONMOUTH - Many War- fen and Henderson County tuni t,y to checked for Mourners Dig Grave Ralph Whiteman Monmouth Man Wins Promotion In Navy Reserve MONMOUTH Jewish mourners dig a grave at Beth D&vid Cemetery In Elmont, N. Y., as cemetery workers extended a two-month- dld strike from three cemeteries to all 47 in the metropolitan 'area. The Walkout will prevent the burial of some 300 bodies a day. Cemetery operators readied cold storage facilities in T A NAACP Memorial Service • m Reviews Racial Progress "ain't worth dying." Evers pointed to the success of the voting rights struggle in Mississippi. Before Medgar's death "we were scared to register to vote in this state/' he said. "Now there are over 250,000 blacks registered." Third Highest to anticipation of a long strike. The strikers agreed not interfere with the digging of graves by Orthodox Jews who are cpmpelled by Jewish law to bury their dead within 24 hours. UNIFAX Cmdr. Mon- JACKSON, Miss. (UPI) Fayette Mayor Charles Evers, reviewing improvements in Mississippi race relations since the slaying of his brother 10 years ago, said Sunday "white folks ain't quite as mean as they used to be.". Evers spoke to a gathering at the New Hope Baptist Church, iwhere the state NAACP held memorial services for Medgar Evers. Evers was state field director of the NAACP when he was shot down in the driveway of his Jackson home June 12, 1963, by a sniper. "Mississippi is going ahead in the next few years it is going to be the greatest state in the world," Evers said. Many Cried Many of the 200 the church cried Evers spoke Before them from -was persons in softly as the pulpit. a large portrait of Medgar, flanked with orange and white arrangements of. gladioli. Evers spoke riot to the congregation so much as to his late brother. "It ain't all been bad and you did not die in vain," he said. 'Life ain't worth living if it 4 When Buying or Selling HEAL ESTATE SEE ffl * > i V 4 F I, 4 ¥ § F I • J I . * • i * l" .4 " * HAROLD WILSON at HAROLD WILSON REALTY 1131 N. Hendenon Ph. 343-3103 Mississippi, he said, "now has the third highest number of elected black officials in the country, behind New York and Ohio." Speaking to his brother again, Evers added "and there ain't a school in this state you did not help to get blacks in.'* F- Evers attributed the shooting of his brother to "hate, ignorance and evil." He said "because white racists thought that if they could just get rid of that one smart nigger, the others woultf run to the hills. "Medgar, ain't none of us running. Byron De La Beckwith, a Greenwood fertilizer salesman, was tried twice for the murder of the civil rights activist, but both trials ended in hung juries "The white folks ain't quite as mean as they used to be," Evers said, "There hasn't been a lynching here in the last five years." Ralph E> Whiteman, mouth, has been promoted to captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve, according to an announcement today by the Navy Department. Whiteman was one of two commanders promoted to captain in the 9th Naval District which includes 13 Midwest states, authorities said. His current reserve responsibilities include the post of Illinois state coordinator for the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. He is also attached to the Burlington, Iowa, Naval Reserve Training Center where he serves as consultant to the commanding officer in matters of supply and recruiting. Whiteman recently received a letter of commendation for his efforts. In civilian life, he serves as president and as a director of Security Savings and Loan Assn., which has offices at Monmouth and residents will have an oppor- have their eyes glaucoma this week. The Monmouth Lions Club is span soring a visit by the mobile glaucoma screening unit Tuesday. The professionally staffed Unit Which is operated by the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness, will be stationed at the First United Methodist Church Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The screening will continue Tuesday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for Biggsville and Gladstone. Wednesday the screening unit will be at Alexis and North Henderson from 9 a.m. to noon; at Keifchsburg from 2r4:30 p.m., and at Little York at the First State Bank from 6:30-8:30 p.m. There is a dramatic increase in the incidence of glaucoma m Illinois, due in part, to the increasing life span. That is why the Lions clubs are making a special effort to alert all people 35 and over to the danger of this disease and encouraging them to have their eyes checked when the unit is in their community. ram In He and his Stronghurst. wife and three children live at 731 E. Euclid Ave., Monmouth. Dartmouth Graduate Mary Lynn Allen, St. Louis, is all smiles after becoming the first* woman to graduate in the first coeducational class in Dartmouth University's 204-year history. Eight hundred seniors, including 37 women, received degreets from the formerly all-male Ivy League institution during the school's commencement exercises June 10. UNIFAX Vesco Arres Order Likely 9 TT JL Yablonski Murder Trial i |' tse Testimony May Begin ERIE, Pa. (UPI) Pie Social Set MONMOUTH - The Mariners Class of the Faith United Presbyterian Church has scheduled its annual pie social with homemade pie and ice cream for g 1 Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. additional 25 veniremen were sworn in today as attorneys s o ught to se at one more alternate juror before testimo- jny can begin in the Yablonski murder trial of former United Mine Workers official Albert Pass. The prosecution expected to begin presenting its testimony later today after opening An arguments by attorneys for both sides. Pass was the last of seven defendants to be prosecuted iri the slayings of a UMW reformer and his family more than three years ago. A iurv of four women and eight men was cihosen last week along with one alternate before the trial was recessed for the weekend. ^ One more' alternate must be selected today before special Richard prosecutor and defense Sprague Harold (Any day through Labor Day) Get into the Great Indoors this summer per person, per night, two to a room. No charge for child sharing same room. Additional family rooms only $13.00 each. (Maximum of 3 children in second room.) in Chicago. Enjoy it all, museums, theatres, shopping, and night life. Outdoors, Chicago has it too- beaches, parks, concerts, boating and sightseeing. And most of all, enjoy Sheraton's special brand of hospitality at either of these two downtown hotels. * • i At the Sheraton- Located on ^ Michigan BlaCkStOne Avenue overlooking Grant Park and the Lake. Convenient to museums, theatres and downtown. Enjoy gourmet cuisine in the Blackstone Grill and Dixieland and blues music in our Flaming Sally's Nightclub. Indoor parking available at extra charge. At the Sheraton- Lo ^ at f don 4" Michigan ^ntCagO Avenue's "Magnificent Mile." Great shopping. Groat night life, Great sightseeing. Enjoy the famous Kon Tiki Ports Restaurant, Klip Joint Lounge and the Blacksmith Steak House, plus Chicago's largest hotel indoor pool. Indoor parking available at extra charge. attorney Gondelman make their opening statements. Pass, 53, former financial secretary of UMW District 19, which covers the Kentucky- Tennessee coal fields, is charged with three counts of murder in the Dec. 31, 1969, slayings of union insurgent Joseph "Jock" Yablonski, his wife and daughter. Three defendants have been SAN JUAN, Costa Rica (UPI) — Judge Atilio Vincenzi of the First Penal Court is expected today to order the arrest of financier Robert Vesco while U. S. application for his extradition is being considered. The Costa Rican government is generally believed here to be aware of Vesco's present whereabouts in the country. Extradition Terms Terms of the extradition application caused surprise here when disclosed. Admissions Friday: Mrs. Daniel Merry, Mrs. John Blair, W. Leonard Peterson, Mrs. Carl Young, John Coulter, Mrs. Merle Gillette, Mrs. Vernon Hathaway, Mrs. Clinton C. Shamblin, James Gregory, Monmouth; Master Sterling Patterson, Gerlaw; Mrs. Gale D. Adwell, Berwick. Dismissals Friday: Mrs. Michael' Seik, Alexis; Mrs. Dean St. Ledger, C. Oscar Nelson, Mrs. Gary Wiley and baby, Mrs. Mary Hogue, Mrs. Clifford Jones, Andrew Winders, baby girl Moyers, Monmouth; Mrs. Nellie Crist, Kirkwood; Mrs. Gerald Ballard and baby, Little York; Miss Michelle Ricketts, Seaton. Births Friday: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Stokes, Monmouth. Admissions Saturday: Monmouth Volunteers MONMOUTH—More volunteers are needed for the Right to Read program that began in Monmouth last week, according to Mrs. Joe Stevenson, chairman. The 10-week program is being held three mornings a week from 9:30-11:30 a. m, The schedule for the programs includes Mondays at Lin* coin School; Tuesdays at North Park, serving the Garfield School area, and Wednesdays at Harmon Park, serving the Willits School area. • Students at the Harding School are participating in a reading program in the Learning Center of the school. Miss Genevieve Doty, director of the learning center at Harding, volunteered to conduct a summer reading program with the assistance of volunteers. PTA presidents are also assisting in their areas. They include Mrs. Dan Behring, Lincoln School; Mrs. James Lovdahl, Willits School, and Rex Abbadusky, Garfield School. Mrs. Stevenson said today that volunteers to help in the Right to Read program may register at the Warren County library or appear at the Bookmobile when it is.located at the various parks. Mrs. Stevenson said the volunteers may be either adult or youths. All that is required is ttiat they have good reading skills and want to help grade school and junior high students select suitable books for their grade level and then listen to their oral reading. She emphasized that the Bookmobile is open to all community residents, regardless of their participation in the program. ^ h ' Black Muslim Witness Found Hanged in Cell BATON ROUGE, La. (UPI) connection with — Warren Hall, 26, former 1972, gunbattle Black Muslim whose testimony with the death helped convict nine Muslims on officers and three blacks, inciting to riot, hanged himself He was declared insane last in his jail cell Sunday. year, but was treated last Hall, a native of Philadelphia, March and found to be sane. He state's witness and the Jan. 10, which ended of two law was the star witness in the six- turned ended testified a S ainst hls nine former last month. Five persons died ^ enc * s * week-long trial which in the confrontation for which the Muslims were charged. Parish Coroner Dr. Hypolite Landry declared Hall's death a suicide. r "This man was depressed. He left a note, he was afraid because he was going to Angola (state penitentiary) and had turned state's evidence,*' Sheriff Al Amiss said. The coroner's office said Hall tore a strip of cloth from a Hall had pleaded guilty to [inciting to riot charges and was waiting sentencing at the time of his death; He had been separated from the rest of the prisoners and. held in a small jail, on top ; of the city's courthouse. James Gregory, Mrs. Nancy curtain in his private cell and Ernest Hall, tied it to bars used to block a Contrary to expectation, not based on either it was not oasea on eitner a bench warrant issued by a New York court because of Vesco's failure to answer a charge of "conspiracy to obstruct justice, Gr on a Securities Exchange Commission's- investigation into his alleged misuse of Investors fiV/,.^Rswvwf Overseas Services mutual MuUULUUUn OUWI U funds. The extradition is based on Barron, Mrs. Monmouth. Dismissals Saturday: Charles McGuire, Nashville, Tenn.; Herbert Head, Antioch, Tenn.; Mrs. Judy Cutliff, Carl McLaughlin, John Coulter,* Miss Sarah Smith, George Vanskike, Mrs. Hazel Jackson, Monmouth; Miss Angela Ho opes, Smithshire; Mrs. Axel Waring, Stronghurst. Births Saturday: A daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Brokaw, Media. ventilation duct in the ceiling of his cell. He tied the curtain strip around his neck and dropped from his bunk, according to the coroner's office. Hall was one of 12 self-styled Black Muslims charged in WATER WEIGHT PROBLEM? USE X-PEL Excess water in the body due to build up of premenstrual period can be uncomfortable, X-PEL... a mild diuretic, will help you lose excess body water weight. Only $3,00. We recommend it. * DSCO Will Eye Bids ^uiegai use of the telegraphs. 1 ' For Construction Three await convicted in the case, others confessed and sentencing. Sprague has charged Pass and William J. Prater funneled Reservations must be made in advance. Plan is not applicable to convention groups. Rates quoted do not include local taxes. For information and reservations for either Sheraton Hotel call toll free; 800-325-3535. Or call your travel agent. $20,000 in "blood money through a District 19 organizing committee to pay the Yablonski assassins. Prater, ia former UMW organizer, was convicted last March, The Yablonskis were shot to death in their Clarksville, Pa., home three weeks after Yablonski lost his bid to unseat former UMW President W. A. "Tony" Boyle. Boyle's 1969 re-election over Yablonski was voided last year by a federal judge and Boyle was ousted in the court-ordered rerun by Arnold Miller, Yablonski backer. Vesco Cable According to a sworn statement deposited with the court by U.S. Ambassador Viron this refers to MONMOUTH and — Fire saiety a discussion of Vaky, sent by Vesco a from cable the Bahamas to make a deposit of $250,000 in a "special account" in a New York bank. It is understood that the court has asked Vaky to obtain reports the bids for construction of new schools at Garfield and Willits head the agenda for the meeting of the Board of Education of District 38 Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Other items scheduled discussion include resigna- assist the court in its ruling. elaboration of this charge, to lions and employment teachers, teacher salary There will be no open court gotiations, vacancies, a sum- hearing on the extradition. The mer conditioning program, procedure in Costa Rica is for a judge to consider written depositions behind closed doors and hand down his afterwards. ruling the summer band program, Monmouth High School extracurricular assignments, and contracts for Achievement Industries. ml on Shemion •ago MICHIGAN AVENUE BALBQ NORTH MICHIGAN AVENUE AND MOTOR WORLDWIDE SERVICE ITT FOR LOW LOW COST AUTO INSURANC Contact: Tony Lischwe MILLERS MUTUAL 411 HANK Of GAl.tiSUUItG BUM 343-1166 or U.WM NORTHLAND ADVENTURE A GREAT CRUISE TOUR INTO CANADA'S WILDERNESS Join one of these 9 day cruise-tours from GALESBURG Departures: July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8 Travel via Continental Trailways Tours SILVER EAGLE coach to Winnipeg, Kenora, Dululh. Cruise 5 days on Lake Winnipeg in luxury and comfort aboard MS LORD SELKIRK. Tour includes motorcoach, hotels, boat fare, meals on boat. i fares per person $315 to $415.00 for complete details CONTINENTAL TKAILWAYS (90 Suutn K ('!!i^ (jakv.,l)uru, HI- 342-6715 A

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