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12 Galesburg Reaister-Mail, Oalesburg, 111, Friday, Sept 13, 1963 Truman Never Passed Buck On Others By LYLE C. WILSON United Press International When Harry Truman took over on that April day in 1945, he cleared FDR's desk of a junky clutter and installed his own personal motto in a prominent spot. The motto read: "The buck stops here." HST was like that. He played politics for keeps, shot from the hip and, more often than not, wounded a fact or some innocent bystander. But he never laid off the blame on circumstances or associates. Nor did he duck the tough decisions that came his way. Tliis modest salute to the tough little man from Missouri was prompted by word from Albany, N.Y., and Washington, D.C., that the head men in those areas are reaching for an alibi to lay off STOP! ON THE WAY HOME FOB [Fresh BREADS CAKES For Special Uccnsionj COOKIES ROLLS SCANDIA BAKERY ft LUNCH 326 E Main St. blame for some of the conditions now existing. There was the Sept. 9 story from Albany in which Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller reneged on his 1962 campaign promise to hold the line on New York State taxes through 1966. Rockefeller said he didn't expect any new taxes next year but did not feel bound by his campaign promise thereafter. And, who is to blame for Rockefeller's need to renege on his promise? John F. Kennedy, that's who. The governor said he did not feel bound because his campaign promise not to raise taxes had been based on a national economic growth rate promised but unachieved by the Kennedy administration. President's Version As Al Jolson used to say, you ain't heard nothin' yet. On NBC's Huntley-Brinkley news show this week, President Kennedy was asked about the wisdom of seeking a tax cut when the budget remains far out of balance. He replied: "The reason the government is in deficit is because you have more than 4 million persons unemployed, and because the last five years you have had rather a sluggish growth, much slower than any other Western country." And there you have it. Kennedy tricked Rockefeller with a promise that the growth rate— and tax revenue—would zoom. So, it isn't Rocky's fault that he cannot make good on a major campaign promise that helped elect J him. Or, anyway, that is the way i Rocky would want you to view it. But the President, in turn, has been done in by the unemployed, 4 million of them, who ganged up to compel him to spend a gfeat many billions of dollars beyond his lax revenue. Government Costs Rise Neither statesman mentioned that in the administrations of each the cost of government has risen almost perpendicularly as though from Cape Canaveral. Both are big-time spenders. The President and the governor are making to look very good Parkinson's law on government expenditure and revenue. The law is that government expenditure will rise to meet and usually to exceed revenue. Federal revenue has risen from $81.4 billion in fiscal 1962 to $86.9 billion (est.), in fiscal 1964 while spending rose from $87.8 billion to $98.8 (est.,) for this fiscal year. Rockefeller's spending record is similar. All politicians tend to pass the buck on spending. It is not deemed dishonorable to spend other people's tax money to get elected or to keep your party in power. The voters could change that, if they would. LIQUOR SPECIALS DREWRYS BEER ' No Deposit ) Btls. GRAIN BELT BEER 24-12 oz. $4) AA Cans Z.70 MILLERS BEER 3.79 24-12 oz. $ Cans BUDWEISER BEER 6 c 6 .„°: *L30 STAG BEER Cans 1.98 BLUE RIBBON Cans $ 1.79 BOTTLE BEER CASE PRICES from up MILLERS BEER 1.20 Ots. $ WISCONSIN BEER w Cans 79* 86 Proof Blend BARTON'S RESERVE 5th $2.89 5 yr. old — 86 Proof MATTINGLY & MOORE 5th $2.99 86 Proof Blend HALLER5 SRS S yrs . old Qt. $3.69 5 yr. old BOURBON SUPREME 5th $3.98 ECHO SPRINGS 5th $3.98 WALKER'S DELUXE 5th $4.98 IMPORTED SCOTCH CLOSEOUT 5th $3.49 MOGEN DAVID. 98C VODKA 5 ,h $ 2" AD PRICES GOOD THRU SEPT. 14th STEVE'S DRIVE-IN LIQUORS Zn N. PRAIRIE 342-2616 I ^"x^'j y *• 1 GALESBURG DRIVE-IN LIQUORS art N. HENDERSON 343-9119 AMPLE PARKING WINDOW 8ERVICB New Windsor Legion Post Sets Fish Fry NEW WINDSOR - George Norris Post of the American Legion, at a meeting Sept. 9, planned a free fish fry at the Oct. 14 meeting, for new and present paid-up members. Membership cards are available now from the adjutant, Arthur Willem. Those who are planning to join and others planning to attend the fish fry were asked to notify him. The post commander, William Mixson, and Willems are in charge of the arrangements for the event. It also was agreed to purchase a new lighted sign which will be placed in front of the Legion Hall. William Johnson was named in charge of this project. Servers were Neal and Carl F. Johnson. New Windsor Briefs Mrs. Ben Ratekin returned home Monday from Moline Public Hospital, to which she was admitted Sept. 5. Mr. and Mrs. Ratekin and Mrs. Calvin Bredberg were in Rock Island Sept. 5, when Mrs. Ratekin slipped on a peg in front of a store where construction was under way. She was removed by ambulance to a hospital after she | received a cut above her left eye, lacerations on her left arm and other parts of her body. Roger Peterson and Miss Barbara Peterson are returning this week to Champaign, where they will resume their studies at the University of Illinois next week Mrs. Myrtle Thompson, dele^ gate, and Mrs. Emil Johnson, al ternate delegate, attended the advisory council meeting of Moth ers of World War II at Peoria Monday and Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Mario Forseth As- ited his father, A. E. Forseth, at the Henry County Nursing Home at Geneseo Sunday. lUh Birthday Noted Seventeen guests attended party Sept. 9 which marked the 11th birthday of Nora Anderson Monday. A supper was served to the guests at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson. Nancy Fowle- received a game award and the group was divided into teams for the outdoor games, and all members of a team received awards. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Duncan and his sister, Miss Nellie Dun can of Manchester, were visitors Saturday in the home of Mrs. Margaret Robertson. Duncan is a former teacher in the New Windsor School. Mr. and Mrs. Richard L-rson and family spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cooper at Sherrard. READ THE Cl^SSIFIEDS! 9th Annual ROTARY TRAVELOG SERliS COL. JOHN D. CRAIG Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1914 "OVER AND UNDER THI CARIBBEAN SEA" Tickets Now On Sale Only $ 5 for oil 6 Attractions Oo Sale At UNDSTROM'S C & E GROCERY and by ALL ROTAHIANS. ROTARY CLUB of Galesburg Yates City ChurchGroup Sets Projects "Look, Ponce, this search for the Fountain of Youth is futile! If you're really thirsty, let's get a beerl" Two Say 'Guilty' To Burglary CAMBRIDGE — Two Kewanee men, Robert LeRoy McClain and Richard Gunnar, entered a guilty plea in Henry County Circuit Court Tuesday to a charge of burglary. William O'Connor, public defender, requested probation for the two and the case was continued for investigation by the probation officer. The men were accused of twice burglarizing the Heinold Hog Market near Galva and the Ophiem Grain Co. Time rule: Kneading bread dough (made with yeast) until it is smooth, satiny and elastic, usually takes about 10 minutes. YATES CITY-On Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, 14 members of the UPW Of the Yates City Presbyterian Church met in the din ing room for their monthly meet ing, with Mrs. Robert McKeighan presiding. The budget for the coming year was presented and approved. The least coin cards an the summer offering was collected. The annual bazaar is Nov. 1 and the committees were announced for same. A rummage sale is to be held in connection with the bazaar as well as the usual food, needlework and apron booths. All interested persons were to contribute for this annual affair. A supper will also be served. The fall Presbyterial will be in Kewanee Oct. 10 and anyone desiring to attend is to call cither Mrs. Glen Rogers or Mrs. Robert McKeighan. Mrs. Owen Jones and Mrs. Donald Trowbridge served light refreshments. DR. L ERNSTEIN OPTOMETRIST CONTACT LENSES EYES EXAMINED LIVING SOUND HEARING AIDS GALESBURG OPTICAL CO. 339 e. Mala Hourii v A.M. lo 6 P.M. Friday*: 9 A.M. to 9:30 P.M. Wadnatday't TU Noon. 343-6317 Of 342-3017 Mrs. Glen Rogers and Mrs. Isal Turner attended the funeral services for Dr. Harry McKown in Knoxville Sunday afternoon. They later called at the McKown home where they visited Dr. McKown's sistef, Mrs. Daisy Ferguson of McMinnville, Ore. Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Fergusor. were school friends some 50 years ago while both lived in the Gilson vicinity. Mrs. Glen Rogers, accompanied by A. J. Lawrence and Virginia visited the Hoerr Nursery Gar­ dens and the Jubilee Rock Oaf- dens near Brimfield Saturday. Helps You Overcome FALSE TEETH Loosenes* and Worry No longer be annoyed of feel Ul-at- ease because of loose, wobbly fals* teeth. FASTEETH, an Improved alkaline (non-acid) powder, sprinkled on your plates holds them firmer so they feel more comfortable. Avoid embarrassment caused by loose plates. Get FASTEETH at any drug counter. Sudzy Sez: If you want your clothes like new let Sudzy do them 'for you. TRY YOUR SUDZY'S MAYTAG EQUIPT COIN WASH TODAY 1177 MONMOUTH BLVD. Galesburg 11th and BROADWAY Monmouth THE MEDALLION AT THE DOOR.*. guarantee of first-class Electric Living • • AA. VU V. v, VVW.V V*\ "My daddy says this means our new home is one of the best" There's reason for family pride in your new home with the Medallion at the door. It's proof of a home that not only looks good but works good—with first-class electric living for one and all. Your Medallion Home has adequate wiring, heavy duty circuits, special purpose circuits, general purpose circuits—light wherever needed for safety, light over all work surfaces—at least four major electric appliances, including an electric range. Among other benefits, this puts good resale value into your Medallion Home. You can depend on the builder whose homes displays the Medallion. ILLINOIS POWER COMPANY Look for the Medallion whet you look at new homes during NATIONAL HOME WEEK

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