Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 16, 1963 · Page 3
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, September 16, 1963
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DEDICATE TREE—Pictured above are participants in a tree dedication ceremony Sunday at the Red Cross headquarters, where members of the Woman's Relief Corps, who presented the tree and plaque in recognition of the Red Cross 109th anniversary at the 75th anniversary of the WRC. Left to right the group includes Richard E. Johnson, president of the Knox County United Fund-Red Cross appeal; Mrs. Rivers Sullivan, Red Crtjss chapter chairman; Mrs. Leo Hausman, who offered a tribute to Clara Barton, Red Cross founder in whose memory the tree was planted; Mrs. C. E. Miller, and Mrs. Fred Shunick, senior vice president who gave a resume of WRC achievements. Tribe Ends Pow Wow at Starved Rock OTTAWA, 111. (AP) - Indians representing 17 tribes throughout the nation have ended the three- day Starved Rock Intertribal Council at Starved Rock. Some 400 Indians attended the pow wow which began Friday night and ended with Sunday worship services and ceremonial dances. The pow wow was under the li- three-year series aimed at the establishment of permanent grounds. If this event is successful, the Illinois Division of Parks has indicated it will cooperate in the construction of permanent ceremonial and dance grounds. The pow wow as under the direction of Chief Walks-With-The- Wind of the Winnebago Tribe. Spiritual leader was Chief White Eagle of Wisconsin Dells, Wis. Tribes taking part in the pow wow included: Winnebago, Arapaho, Omaha, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Fox, Hopi, Comanche, Sioux, Menominee, Chippewa, Onita, Sauk, Navajo, Mesquaki,: Seneca and Zuni. The Indians attended the cele- Committee at Roseville Is Nori'Partisan ROSEVILLE—Through an error in wording in the published report in the Galesburg Register-Mail last week, the impression was given that the Citizens Committee here is unanimously in favor of the building of a new high school structure. The board of education made it clear today that the committee is non-partisan on this question, appointed with the request to study the local school problem and form and an nounce its own conclusions at some future date. School board members have favored the building proposal, and at this time are anticipating further conferences with Citizens Committee members as the study progresses. bration by invitation. And they brought with them their unique and colorful costumes, weaving and pottery designs. An Indian village was opened to the attending public to display skills and wares. AUTUMN SALE September 16-28 Support Stockings SAVE UP TO 24% ALL NYLON $ 3.79 Pair REG. $4.95 2 pair *7.50 LYCRA* and NYLON $ 4.79 Pair REG. $5.95 2 pair $9*50 On sale for a dozen days only! Cameo Support Stock* ings really soothe and support your tired legs. Yet Cameos look so sheer, feel so soft,•, and wear so beautifully long! Choose the truly fashionable answer to leg fatigue.,. Cameo §MPPort stockings. Seamed and Seamless. - Hill ARCADE BIDG. 342.1313 GAIESBURG, 111. Directory of Siwashers Published Distribution of a new 528-page Knox College directory, the first since 1937, began Saturday to al most 2,700 persons who purchased the book in advance. In preparation for nearly two years, the volume lists everyone who attended Knox since it was founded in 1837, those who attended Lombard College, faculty and other employes plus annals of both schools and other historic data. Editors of the volume were Max M. Goodsill, the college director of public relations, and Dr. Arthur C. Walton, retired biology professor. Assistant editors were Helen Larimer Kensel '35; Craig Lovitt '54; Philip H. Lass '38, and Wesley Hechler, Lombard Class of '28. Goodsill said the book, which was printed by Wagoner Printing Co. of Galesburg, was the largest volume ever published by the college. Print order was 5,000. An estimated 30,000 persons who attended Knox are listed alphabetically and by classes. Approximately 8,800 Lombard alumni are listed alphabetically. Names of living alumni and known addresses are also included. Earnest Elmo Calkins has contributed a Pioneer Who's Who and brief biographies of the early settlers of Galesburg and founders of the college. Also authorized by Calkins are biographies of the 13. college presidents. Whether the college was named for John Knox, the 16th Century Protestant reformer, or Gen. Henry Knox, the Revolutionary War officer and President Washington's first secretary of war, has never been definitely established and the volume includes biogra phies of both. Birth Record Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Harlan England, Maquon, a girl Sunday at 1:54 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grabill, 1292 N. Cedar St., a girl today at 5:48 a.m. Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Kimble, 786 Bateman St., a boy Sunday at 12:25 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. John P. Kelly, 525 Matthews St., a boy Sunday at 8:14 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey C. Brock, Abingdon Route 1, a boy today at 6 a.m. Mr. and Mi's. Paul E. Pierson, 530 McKee, Batavia, are the parents of a son born Sunday at 5:49 p.m. at a hospital in Geneva. Mrs. Pierson, the former Ardis Adell, was a parish worker for Covenant Church before her marriage. Mr. Pierson, former Galesburg resident, is employed by the CB&Q Railroad in Aurora. Mrs. Elsie Pierson, 958 E. South St., is the paternal grandmother. American Legion Auxiliary ICE CREAM SOCIAL Tuesday/ September 17 5:30 - 8:30 Legion Lawn — 571 East North Inside if raining Donation — 25c New Students At Knox Due Wednesday Total of 357 new students will converge on the Knox College campus Wednesday for an orientation period preceding the start of classes Tuesday, Sept. 24. The 314 freshmen and 43 other new students entering Knox this month will bring the total anticipated enrollment of the school to 1,122 for the 1963-64 academic term, 18 less than last year. The new students and their parents will lunch at the college union Wednesday, and students will then attend the first of a series of meetings at 5 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, followed by a supper with academic counselors in the union at 5:30. Knox President Sharvy G. Umbcck will address the group at an opening convocation for new students in the Knox Theatre at 7:30. Group sessions are slated with student counselors at 8:30, followed by dormitory meetings at 9:30. Exams Thursday Examinations in English, history, literature and foreign languages will be administered Thursday and Friday, and students also will have their pictures taken for the "New Faces" directory. Thursday evening's social activities will include a buffet dinner with student counselors and a "get-acquainted" party. Friday's schedule calls for separate meetings of men and women students in the morning. The afternoon program will feature discussions led by Knox faculty members on books assigned for summer reading by new stu. dents. An open house in Memorial Gymnasium for all new students will precede dinner and a meeting sponsored by the Student Senate to explain campus traditions, customs and organizations to new students. This event will be followed by an open house at the college union. Saturday morning will be taken up with group meetings, individual conferences with academic counselors for the selection of courses, payment of fees and physical examinations. The students will adjourn to Lake Storey Saturday evening for a picnic and party. Representatives of Galesburg churches will welcome the new students at a breakfast Sunday morning. Students will then attend morning services at the churches of their choice. Other events on the Sunday program will be an afternoon meeting with the honor board, small group discussions, a buffet supper and an evening movie. Course enrollment for all new students will be completed Monday. The climax of orientation week events will occur Monday evening with the observance of the traditional "pumphandle" in Memorial Gymnasium. Every person going through the receiving line meets all of the students, faculty and administrative staff members of the college. By the time the "pumphandle" is over, the last person through the line meets and shakes hands with more than 1,200 people. Regular classes begin at Knox for both freshmen and upper- class students Sept. 24. Galesburg Register-Moil, Galesburg, 1(1. Monday, Sept 16, 1963 __A Fatality Total 12 Over Weekend Storms Hit Spain MADRID (UPI) - Large sections of Spain's northeast and northwest coasts today cleaned up after a weekend of heavy storms that took at least six lives. Reports from Gerons Province alone placed crop damage at $1.6 million. r\e e p s a K e [J l M ( ) N I) K I M < , s PEYTON $375.00 Also from $69.50 to $1,000 • Guaranteed perfect quality J • Permanent registration »J • Lifetime trade-in privilege * • Protection against loss of • diamonds • EASY TIRMS ! We Give S&H Green Stamps • HEARTS : JEWELERS • 316 E. MAIN • By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four persons died Sunday when their car collided with a New York Central passenger train near Mattoon as the Illinois weekend highway death toll rose to at least 12. The auto, struck by the train on the outskirts of Mattoon, was dragged five blocks after impact. The crash occurred at a crossing protected only by warning signs. The victims were Mrs. Judy Trower, 23, of nearby Windsor; her daughter Kim 3. nd Lola Doss, 10 and her sister, Diane, 12. The Doss girls were the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Doss of Windsor. That was the worst of the fatal highway accidents counted by the Associated Press from fi p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday. In another Sunday accident, Mrs. Margaret Long, 45, of Arlington Heights, died after her car crashed into a bridge abutment on Dundee Road near Palatine. The sheriff of Pulaski County and his wife were among three persons killed Saturday night near Du Quoin. The victims were Sheriff Robert Aldrich, 53; his wife, Nora, 51, and Johnny Leon Stone, 16, of Thebes. Stone drove one of the autos which collided at Illinois 37 and Olmstead Road. His two passengers, Billy Beasley, 16, and Lynn Cole. 16, both of Thebes, were injured. Scholarships Are Available For Veterans A military scholarship is available to Illinois veterans, Edward B. Akin, administrator of Illinois Veterans' Commission, announced today. This scholarship is provided by the State of Illinois for veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict and peacetime service. It applies to veterans who were residents of Illinois at the time of entering the military service. This scholarship can -be used for full-time training at any of the six state universities, or part- time training, and extension or correspondence courses offered by the University of Illinois. Akin stated that the scholarship provides for free tuition and certain other activities fees. For further information concerning this scholarship, veterans may contact the nearest Illinois Veterans' Commission office, 408 Hill Arcade Building. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The service officer is available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The sheriff and his wife were passengers in a car driven by Dewey Dean Dixon," 32, of Mounds, who was injured. Others who died Saturday included: Mrs. Rosemary Oft. 40. of Oak Lawn, killed in a collision involving three cars at Iho intersection J of Cicero Avenue and 79th Street in Chicago. ! The car driven by her husband, Harry, 43, collided with another driven by Ruben Bell, 43. of Kankakee. Bell's car careened into a third car which was not moving. Samuel Matthews, 9. was struck by an auto and killed on Ctoea* go's South Side. In an accident Friday night, Henry Hannaford, 22, of Rood* house was killed when the car in which lie was a passenger ran off a country road near Roodhousd and overturned. A companion, Virgil Ncbergall, 19, of Rood* hmisc, died from his injuries Saturday night at Our Saviour's Hos* pital in Jacksonville. Another passenger in the car, Darwin Shapman, remained in critical condition. The driver, Cal* vin Farber, and Larrv Johnissee, both of Roodhouse also were ifl> jurcd. City Schedules Flow Tests of Fire Hydrants Flow testing of fire hydrants in Galesburg will begin Tuesday morning and continue throughout the day. The tests are part of the survey in the city being conducted by the National Board of Fire Underwriters. If the city can get a classification of four from the present six, fire insurance rates will decrease for all homeowners. Clark Palmer, water superintendent, said today the testing may cause some disturbance in the water in most areas of the city. He said this will last only during the day when the actual testing is being conducted. Meter Monitors Plan Program A "fox hunt" is planned by the Eleven Meter Monitors Tuesday at 7 p.m. in connection with the group's regular meeting. Members were asked to listen at 7 p.m. and for the "fox," which will transmit on channel 16. The regular meeting will convene after the "hunt" in the Henderson Town Hall. A prize was offered to the member who finds the "fox" first. AME Board Meeting Allen Chapel AME Church senior Usher Board will meet Thursday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mi's. Millie Moss, 236 N. West St. READ THE WANT ADS! toward, college ' FIDELITY FEDERAL helps with the job FROM THE TIME he learns that a dime and two nickels are the same thing, you encourage thrift in your youngster. Your personal thrift really pays when you give him the gift of a college education, provided with funds you've saved here. The sooner you start the better. If he's 1, save $21.00 a month. Then when he's 18, he'll have the $6,100 needed. Give him the greatest gift . . . a college education. Start saving today with Fidelity Federal, MVing* and IO«M •••oclation Main and Cherry Streets Galesburg, Illinois Italian Knit Mohair Ski Sweater W I $14.95 Wool Stretch 1 Pants $10.95 m /// Buy For Less and Charge It KNOWN BRANDS COST HO MORE 244 E. Main 343-8484 Galesburg

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