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Galesburg, Illinois
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Saturday, September 14, 1963
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Galesbur ANNABEL PETERSON CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 210 N. Timber St. Phone 289-9172 Scenes Behind Iron Curtain Are Shown to Woman's Group KNOXVILLE the "Iron Curtain" were screened at a meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the • Methodist Church by Miss Jean Gilborn of Geneseo. A display of dolls, books and ornaments from her European trip also were shown. Mrs. Estella Cook led devotions, using the theme "Unfinished World." During the business meeting, it was announced homecoming Sunday with & potluck dinner at 12:30 p.m. and reception tot teachers 7:30 p.m. The district group meeting of WSCS will be at the Methodist Church at Knoxville Oct. 4. Lunch will be served at noon. Mrs. Wel- Scenes behind Puerto Ricans on Chicago's side. west Dessert Luncheon Mrs. Ernest McClure and John Dugan were hostesses to members of the MYN Club Glisron Mrs. 18 at Community Center lliis for a dessert luncheon. Mrs. E. B. week Mr -ehead presided at the business meeting at which time sc i? members *-oI—iteer- ed to furnish cookies for trip Red Cross Blood Bank. Cards were played and prizes award " to Mrs. Moorehead, Mrs. Geneva Shepherd, Mrs. William Parker and Mrs. ™ic\i The Prairie City PTA Supper Set Monday PRAIRIE CITY - The Prairie City Parent - Teacher Association will hold a gct-acqualntcd night Monday. There will be a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m. in the gymnasium and all school parents and their children were urged to attend. The beverage will be furnished. Wairen Thurman is this year's president of the PTA. The annual welcome supper for teachers and board members of the Bushnell-Prairie City School Unit was held Thursday ister-Mail, Galesbur Saturdd East STAR IN COMEDY—Capturing the contagious romantic aura of the sun-drenched Aegean island, luggage-laden Robert Preston and Tony Randall follow a bikini-clad lass in this scene typical of the comedy capers in "Island of Love," the Warner Bros. Technicolor film now at the Orpheum. was held Thursday in the Park in Prairie City. Miss Leila Hellc was chairman and the teachers'of the Prairie City and Checkrow schools were the hosts for the evening. IN SAFETY POST Kinlcy Jr. (above), of Mr. and Mrs. W. Arch Mc- son-in-law Ralph the McFaddcn, principal of Prairie City school, attended Guy Dunlap of Galcsbtirg Route 2 has been appointed director of public information for the National Safety Council. McKinlcy and the former Miss Florence held October meeting with Mrs. don Shreves and Mrs. Gloria Alva Calif., of 87 Olson, ill be Norman Foster. Alva Kinser "ies Kinser, Castro Valley, died Aug. 23' at the at the home r f H~ age White will be in charge of music. | Dr. 'Valter Kinser. He was the son of the late Adam and Cllie Kinser of Maquon. He operated 29 at Langleyville | a grocery store ir Maquon. Briefs Circle 1 Chr;-h Prayer week is Oct. 25-31. The society is invited to open house Sept. Community Center for Miss Zoe King, who has served as director for 35 years. Women of the society are attending a study class in the Galesburg Methodist Church led by Mrs. David Sward. Mrs. Clarence Tucker will begin a study class of southern Asia Oct. 8 at the church. Blue, lavender, and white asters centered the refreshment table with Mrs. Lillie McElwain presiding at the silver coffee service. Officers Attend Mrs. Howard Jolinson, Knoxville Junior Woman's Club president; Mrs. HaroV Young, ^lub adviser, and Mrs. Harold Grutzmacher, vice president, atfjnded the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs, Centr? 1 Region federation conference hr Normal, Thursday. Illinois V Oration officers and de; rtment chairmen are touring the 'ate this week i of the will of M conferences caravan, for the presenting southern, central and : orthern regional clubs. Thursday's po^nrer^e was an all-day meeting. The morning session was addressed by Mrs. Vernon E. B nes, state president. Mrs. Barnes stressed the imoor- tance of the General Federation of Wr^en's Clubs th-me, "To Strengthen the Arm of Liberty" through service to federation, state, district and local women's organizations. Workshop sessions filled the aft- hours of the conference. Mrs. Johnson attended for Presbyterian meet at the home Hollis Tnylor for a de- t luncheon Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Mrs. John Worthington is ^-hostess. Matrons and Patrons night will be observed by the Order oi Eastern Star at the Masonic Temple Monday at 8 p.m. This meeting is formal. A potluck dinner was held at the Edward Seamans Sunday n honor of Mr. and Mrs. George Dickerson of Chicago. The Dicker- sons are visiting his brother-in- law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Seaman. Mr. and Mrs. Louie Shelman of Fairfield, Iowa, were overnight visitors in the home of Mrs. Jenme Liniger this week. The county council of the American Legion and Auxiliary will have a dinner meeting at the Yates City High School gymnasium Thursday. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and following will be a joint installation of new county officers. Reservations are to be made with Mrs. Clyde Sherman PORTRAYS JFK—Trapped with his injured and exhausted crew on an unihabited Pacific island in Japanese waters, Cliff Robertson, starring as Lt. (j. g.) John F. Kennedy in "PT 109," the Warner Bros, adventure drama, persuades two friendly natives to deliver a message he has carved on the shell of a coconut in this scene from the film. The natives delivered the message to an Australian coast-watcher who radioed the U. S. Navy that there were survivors of the 109, which had been rammed by a Japanese desti^yer. *'PT 109," now at the Orpheum Theater. Departs for West After Vacationing in Kirkwood the schoolmasters meeting in Colchester Thursday. Prairie City Briefs P. Michael Young, son of Howard Young, is a freshman at the University of Illinois this year. He is majoring in journalism. Miss Mary Frances Freburg entered the Franciscan Convent at Mount St, Clair at Clinton, Iowa, Sunday. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Freburg, Amy and Todd, attended the services. She will teach fourth grade in St. Patrick's School. Miss Freburg was graduated from Western Illinois University in June. Mrs. Gratia Bone presented a book review at the Wednesday meeting of the Prairie City Household Science Club. She chose "Make a Joyful Sound/' by Helen Waite. Dunlap were and now live children in married in 1950 with their three Long Beach, Ynd. McKinlcy has been in public relations since 1951 when he was graduated from Indiana University. Before joining the Council, he worked for General Electric Co., Calumet & Hccla, Inc., Armour Research Foundation and Ronald Goodman Public Relations Counsel. Anderson Tells of 'Freshman Year' in General Assembly ABINGDON—Ray Anderson, Galesburg Rotnrian. spoke Wednesday evening for Abingdon Rotary Club. The speaker, having served the past year as state representative from the 50th District, used the topic a "freshman's" view of the 73rd general assembly. lie explained importance of the House speaker and method by which he is chosen. It was pointed out that activites of the House can bo controlled by the House speaker. Anderson discussed a typical County Board Gets Letter From Swank Toulo Council Hears FundR eports The September For the recreation, Minnie Geer meetin * of Toulon Cit y Coimcil had a group of quiz games. Host- was h <* ! s *Pt. 0 in the City Hall. TOULON - Mrs. Margaret had visited her Grace McGrew. or Mrs. In Chicago Miss Janice Chin is in Chicago today with her father, Sue T. Chin, who submitted to major surgery in mid-week at St. Luke's Presbyterian Hospital. KIRKWOOD Jeffords, who mother, Mrs. Lelah Norman, several weeks, Saturday returned to her home in San Bernardino, Calif, where she will resume her teaching duties at San Bernardino High School. Mrs. Jeffords left by plane from Galesburg Airport at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and went to Chicago where she changed to a jet, arriving at her destination at 4 p.m. mer Strand. Miss EckluncI was en route to Carthage where she will attend college again this year. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dickey and Gary and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Green and daughter Debbie of Macomb were Monday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Hancock. Birthday Is ork- shop led by all junior Mrs. a v*i clubwomen, Ha " - lili- George H. Smith, James M. Lauver, Cleo Smith and Verne Conway attended the retreat for Methodist laymen Saturday and Myron nois junior director, and a workshop on literature and music. Mrs. Young, who is 15th District community improvement chairman, attended the workshop to this s itV ^3Ct. . Knoxville club has entered its park improvement project in the Community Improvement contest sponsored by the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Yc .g also devr Shuman Says Freeman Seeks Lake ^0°™^°^ More Control BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (UPI) American Farm Bureau President Charles Shuman said Wednesday the Celebrated at Sivan Creek SWAN CREEK Mr. and Sunday at East Bay Camp on Mrs , John Blair of Monmouth( Mike Gamble, Fort Myers, Fla., visited Saturday in the Elmer Strand and W. R. Millar homes. grandparents of Susan Braselton, entertained her at a birthday dinner recently. esses were Grace Cheek, Grace Long and Opal Craver. Mrs. Lonnie Hickenbottom, Bushnell, and Mrs. Walter Smith were Galesburg visitors Tuesday. Group Plays Bridge Bridge Hub members met Tuesday at Club 41 for dinner and later met at the home of Mrs. Grace Buchen for an evening of bridge games. Mrs. Dexter Emory held the high score tally. Lewis Homer of Greentop, Mo., was a business caller in town Wednesday and later called at the Frank Paul home, where he was a dinner guest.- Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Coombs are expecting their son Kehneth from Florida Sept. 23. He has civil service employment at the post office in Jacksonville, Fla., following his 20-year retirement from the Navy. His wife is visiting relatives in Kansas at present time and will come to Prairie City to join her husband he arrives. Bud Anderson, a teacher of social studies in the Green Valley High School, was a weekend guest in the Ralph McFadden home. Joel McFadden, a teacher at Port Byron, was home for the weekend. when Mike Gamble, who has been Those attending the dinner GilsOH SlindaV ciHno hi* rrrnnHmnfhpr Mrs. were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bra- * attended . ITS. workshops on educatior and scholarships. Mrs. Grutzmacher attended the workshop dealing with press, publicity, motion pictures, radio and TV, and the workshop on youth. The latter dealt with the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs support of a cottage at the Park Ridge School for Girls, the Lincoln Lodge for Boys in Grafton, and the community center for secretary of agriculture's meeting with farmers was a "disguised" attempt to increase government intervention in agriculture. "While Secretary of Agriculture (Orville) Freeman, may use the soft-sell approach by emphasizing the so-called 'voluntary' aspects of his proposals, the hard core ob- visiting his grandmother, Adah<ramble, and his aunt, Mrs. Martha Watson in Monmouth, left Fort Tuesday for his home in Gamble was accom- Richard Myers, Fla. to Florida Services This Week at your own place of worship 343*1836 343-1024 jective is increased government interference," Shuman said. Addressing a rural-urban day program sponsored by farm, cooperative and business groups, Shuman accused Freeman of "raking through the ashes" of the defeated wheat referendum. He said Freeman hopes to find farmers who will tell him some* thing he wants to hear. "Freeman will be disappointed if he thinks this series of 13 meet- I ings will change the determination of many farmers to move away from more government controls, " Shuman said. panied to Florida by Lamoreaux Jr. of Monmouth and they will attend Miami University, where Gamble will be a junior. He previously attended the University of Denver and the University of Mexico. His grandparents and father were former Kirkwood residents. Mr. and Mrs.- Maurice Lee and by Ca roof Kirk* selton, Robert McGraw and Mr. and Mrs. Earl McGraw and family, of Davenport. A birthday party was also held at her home, attended lyn and Dale Rothzen wood; Dean, Rondall and Wendy Stuart, Dan, Linda and Carol Baker, Mrs. John Blair and Mrs. Willard Seldon, of Monmouth; Janis and Maria Perrine, Roseville; Ricky and Chris Horny and Connie Cummings, of Swan Creek, GILSON ent at family and Mrs. Margaret ver visited Sunday in Alexis with Mr. Lee's brother and sister-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lee. Miss Karen Ecklund, daughter of Mrs. Irene Ecklund of Harvard, visited Monday with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. El- La U . and Kay Sparrow, Youngstown. Lana Kay Vail and Anita Sands twirled baton solos at the 11th annual meeting of the McDonough Telephone Co-operative. They received pen and pencil sets for their entertainment. OUR BOARDING HOUSE-Witb Wr. floop" • * Now You Know By United Press International Paul Revere's house in Boston's North Square was 100 years old when he moved into it, according to "Massachusetts — A Guide Book to its Places and People." LAVJM CHA\t?6 IMDE-JgO/DO YOU THINK X DOf^T BANte A^YTHlhle BETTER TOIDO THAN U€TE *4 TO QOACK SALESMEN ? *TtV£ LA^T PEDOLHR WHO WA£ HER& 6OLD M£ A REMOTER ITHAT ATe A HOLS IN MY RUG / MOW |(SO 8&FORE X LIST THE- -DOG? OOT/ BUT, MADAM, eURELV YOU'LL ALLOW ME TO a EXPLAIN? X EGAD, WHAT A , SURLY CPi NINE-/ IT'6 A PITY gpMG CUR LIKE THAT T >OESW x T > Af=TER THAT BROTHER- IN-LAW OF/MINE/ I CAN HELP FATE ' ALO(sl&/ WELCOME WAGON Bl .ck Hill* PASSION Sept. Sunday Matinee at 2; 30 p.u Eveniogs — 8:W p»ra. Prices H4I • $230 . f&ff Student Matinee MONDAY - 12:45 p. Prices 75c Call or write for tickets Galesburg Register-Mail 140 S. Prairie 342-5X61 1 IRTH OF AN IDEA* School Names Two Groups There were 66 pres- Sunday school. Sandra Stegall gave a birthday donation. The superintendent, Mrs. Walter Lindahl, appointed a nominating committee composed of Mrs. Dale Brown, Mrs. Opal Burnough and Mrs. Richard Nelson to get officers for the coming year. A" auditing committee comprises Harold King and Earl Snell. Gilson Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Charles McNalty flew back to their home in Phoenix, Md., Monday. They had been called here by the death of Mrs. McNally's father, Dr. H. C. McKown. Mrs. Betty Bell Cottom of Mount Pleasant, Tenn., a sister- in-law of Dr. McKown and Mrs. Daisy Ferguson, a sister lives in McNimmeville, Ore., have been at the McKown home the past week. Mrs. Irene Westfall and granddaughter Jodi Lynn Westfall and Miss Viola Roll of Galesburg were recent callers at the home of Mrs. Evelyn Westfall. Rhonda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hall of Maquon is spending a few days at her grandparents in Gilson, while her mother is in a hospital. Mrs. Curtis McCoy is spending several days with her sister, Mrs. Harriet Milroy in Galesburg while her husband is in the hospital. Mrs. May Boyer returned last week from a vacation spent in Iowa and Wisconsin. She accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis of Dubuque, and Mrs. Criger of Chicago, of interest All members of council were present. James Durbin reported on Toulon Cemetery Fund account with disbursements of $387 and no receipts, leaving a balance of $380. Harry Fogelsong, water superintendent, reported sale of water to farmers in amount of $57. J. Lester Winans, treasurer, reported balance of $31,985 in genera) funds and $5,705 in special funds. The streets and alley committee was authorized to buy trash cans and place them where needed. Council discussed the feasibility of purchasing a bicycle rack and instructed Alderman Ham to obtain prices. The council also reminded residents not to dump garbage at the city dump. Okay Ordinances The council adopted the ordinance No. 534, a measure for the levy and assessment of taxes for the current fiscal year. • It also adopted ordinance No. 535, a measure creating a franchise to Central Illinois Light Co. Under this ordinance, the city granted a franchise to Cil- co, granting it authority to construct, operate and maintain a gas distribution system in and adjacent to the City of Toulon, The council agreed to install a new street light in front of the James P. Wrigley residence in Mussellman sub-division and gave the Stark County Board of Supervisors permission to install a water shutoff for the county buildings on the courthouse grounds. CAMBRIDGE Thomas C. Morgan, chairman of the Henry County Farm reported at the meeting of the Henry County Board of Supervisors Tuesday that they have leased the farm to the present tenant for another year, Elwood Price. He also announced that the estimated cost to repair the barn was $700-$M0. The building committee was given power to act. Paul Mallinson, chairman of the convalescent home committee was given authority to replace the 1033 station wagon, but was not to exceed $500 including a trade-in. The building committee was also given power to go ahead with the wiring in the Henry County Jail. Walter Pobanz, chairman of finance committee reported that the County Treasurer had invested $320,000 in bonds. He also announced that $1,566.88 had been received by the county in sales tax for the month of May. Walter Pobanz presented a resolution that the slate's atty, sheriff and zoning enforcing officer exercise immediate action to enforcing the zoning laws. Fred M. King, chairman of the tax committee announced that $127,695.57 had been collected to date, since the opening of the office for the month of August, $3,266 was collected. The board voted to give $500 to the Elks Crippled Children's Fund in the county. Announcement was made the District Zoning meeting is to be held Sept. 26 at Rochelle. Members urged that the zoning committee and other interested members attend the meeting. A discussion was held on the public aid surplus funds and a letter from the director, Harold "Re- day's schedule and also mentioned bills which he had personally proposed during this pnst assembly. He stated he had great respect for certain groups of lobbyists in Springfield who give their assistance in helping to determine merits of various bills pending legislation. Anderson said he believed it was important to vote on any bill so it would benefit most of the people concerned rather than to vote for the political party label. Guests included Galesburg Ro~ tartans Dr. Bob Way and W. C. Hilyard. Ray Wailis of C. J. VanderWert. Sept. 25 will be joint ladies night meeting with Kiwanis Club. was guest Grade School PTA Meeting Announced The first meeting of the Abingdon Grade School Parent-Teacher Association will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the school. grade Roscoc Scott will discuss some of the current concerns of the school and Robert Delahunt will introduce new grade school teachers. The meeting is designed as a get-acquainted session after which parents will greet teachers of their children. A baby-sitting service will be available. All persons in the community were invited to attend the meeting, and limited to parents and teachers. that Families Hold Reunion at Roseville Park who ROSEVILLE Smith and Stin- OHL Agnes Some places they toured were Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay, Guild's Rock, Washington Island Holy Hill. ers reunion was held Sunday at the Roseville Park. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Murray Smith, Silvis; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Watson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Hook and family, Mr. and Mrs. LeMoine Watson, Mr. and Mrs, Sherman Senelroth and son, Mr. and Mrs. Holland Yocum, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stiner, Monmouth; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Clute, Gerlaw; Mr. and Mrs. Duane Wright and family, Abingdon; Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Stiner, Mr. and Mrs. James D. Stiner, Galesburg. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kinney, Little York; Mrs. Lottie Koiler, Mrs. Maxine Brown and daughter, Avon; Mr. and Mrs. Dilver D. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Koller and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Suter, Mr. and Mrs. Burton Sammons, Mrs. Millie Suter and George, Bushnell and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer R. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Koller, Mr. and Mrs. James Hendel, and Mrs Mary Kirkham, Roseville. O. Swank was noted stating: cently revised regulations of the United States Department of Agriculture require that certification of eligibility to receive federal commodities may be made only for all members of a household when they wish to receive commodities. "Funds currently available to this department and all staffing plans are based on a policy of no expansion of the Federal Commodity Distribution Program. Therefore, we cannot at this time approve the request of the board of supervisors for extension of the program to Henry County. "We are retaining the request on file and should circumstances permit any modification of agency policy in the future, we will be glad to reconsider this request at that time." A plot of land in Colona township was rezoncd from agricultural district to residential district for James H. and Gladys E. Carol of Colona after the recommendations of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Clair Wiley of Cambridge, who is engaged in landscaping, presented plans to the board for the new home of the manager of the convalescent home. The convalescent home committee was given power to act on the seeding and planting shrubs in the yard. A discussion was held on cataloguing the valuable antiques, historical pieces in each office at the court house. The county accounts were approved in the sum of $7,803.64. Circles to Convene Caroline and Anna circles of the Christian Women's Fellowship will meet in the First Christian Church Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Abingdon Drops Close Contest To Sherrarcl SHERRARD — Abingdon came close, but didn't quite get the job done here Friday night against Sherrard. A dropped pass by Abingdon in the end zone with 45 seconds remaining in the game kept the Commandos from pulling a 27-25 contest out of the fire. Scoring touchdowns for Abingdon were Bill Butler (one-yard plunge), Ed Schenk (43-yard pass from Butler), Mike Weathers (13- yard pass from Butler), and Roger Smith (59-yard run). Sherrard tallied what proved to be the winning touchdown with four minutes remaining in the contest. Following the dropped aerial, Abingdon ended up on the 20- yard line when the final whistle blew. KEEPING FIT Accidents can happen any* time—even when you're doing all you can to stay healthy. Accidents of sickness not only affect your physical health. They can also hurt you financially. An JEtna Accident & Sickness policy can help you keep fit Somciaily* Call and READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Tote Bag Popular The roomy, tote handbag continues its space-taking ways into fall and « A inter. It usually sports brass hardware in closings, emblems, or other ornamentations. ERNSTEIN OPTOMETRIST CONTACT LENSES EYES EXAMINED LIVING SOUND HEARING /UPS GALESBURG OPTICAL 939 £ ftUta Wtdatftdtr'f TU If OCA. «4*«U? Of LAWRENCE D. 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