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Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, September 16, 1963
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6 Qatesbura ReaistefrMai), Galesburg, 111. Monday, Sept, 16, 1963 Bishop Hill Holds Reunion Program By ROBERT LeMAY BISHOP HILL — Persons attending the Bishop Hill Old Settlers' Reunion Saturday found the sunny spots the ideal places to sit, pnd those in the shade shivered B bit as a strong hint of autumn was in the air. The 117th anniversary was well attended, and some 500 sat on benches, in cars or just "hunkered" to watch the afternoon program. Men such as Harold Nordstrom, 1963 president of the Old Settlers' Association, and Rev. Ponald Jones, pastor of the Methodist Church in Petersburg, recalled the history of the settlement. Jackets and sweaters were ,Very much in evidence, and called to mind how the settlers must liavc noted the chill winds in Pepfember in the I9th Century, land faced the prospect of winter Vithout the conveniences that make that season more enjoy- eble today. As the afternoon wore on, a few heads nodded, and one elderly, distinguished gentleman, cane Clutched firmly in hand, caught A few winks as the sun beat down upon him and the speakers had their say. The celebration honored the two oldest living direct descendants of Bishop Hill colonists — Lorena Krans Honson, 88, and Jennie Olson Swanson, 92. Mrs. Honson was born Jan. 16, 1875, in the old Colony Hospital Building, and is (lie oldest direct descendant living in Bishop Hill. Mrs. Swanson was born June 18, 1871, and is the oldest living descendant. Her mother, May Malmgren Olson, was the first child born in the colony. At the age of 75. she sang "I Rosens Doft" at the Centennial in 1946. She is now a patient at Galesburg Collage Hospital. Tours of the colony buildings were offered before and after the program. Young girls dressed in Swedish costumes merrily guided the curious and historical- minded through the church, blacksmith shop, Steeple Building and school. The afternoon program was held in the Bishop Hill State Park as was the variety entertainment in the evening. The festivities concluded with a dance in the New Schoolhouse. GALVA RUSSELL ALDERMAN Correspondent 324 Main St. Phone WE 2-2658 evening party, Linda Jones and Ross Walker, and counselors, Rev. Richard Brownfield, Mrs. Donald England, Mrs. Leonard Smith and Mr, and Mrs. Walter Christianson. Church Youth Entertained GALVA—Pour guests from the Peoria Methodist Church, Mary Parker and Barbara Zwetz, of Washington, Paul Boardman of Peoria and Danny Gentry of Bartonville, spent the weekend in Galva with the youths of the Galva First Methodist Church, where 28 young folks attended the various sessions in conducting the Christian youth witness mession Sept. 1315. The program stalled at Farmington with a supper, fellowship and get-acquainted hour, followed by religious instruction. From Farmington, the group motored to Bradford to attend the Galva- Bradford football game Friday eight, and returned to the church, where they were joined by others for a snack, religious service and clumber party. Breakfast was served the next morning by Mrs. Frank Peterson and Mrs. William Almgren. The food was donated by the parents. A visitation program was planned by 18 NYF members divided into six teams. Reports of their mission were given at the luncheon. The afternoon was spent at the Bishop Hill Old Settlers reunion and completing the calls of the youth of the community. Saturday evening, a party and religious service were held. Many youths attended Sunday school and church Sunday morning before returning to Farmington Sunday afternoon to report on the mission in a number of churches in this part of the Peoria District. Guests were entertained in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Donald England, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jones, Dr. and Mrs. Peter Meerdink and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Heck. Officers and committee chairman include Mike England, president; Linda Peterson, vice president; Linda Moffit, secretary; Denny Lewin, treasurer; prospects, Linda Moffit; Friday evening's entertainment at the church, Denny Nelson and Le Ann Murray; transportation, Mike England; housing chairman, Linda Meerdink; recruitment chairman, Sylvia Morgan; Saturday GOP Federation Notes Anniversary Mrs. Harold Nordstrom, Galva, president of the Henry County Federation of Republican Women, attended the 25th anniversary of the founding of the National Federation of Republican Women Sept. 10 - 13 in Chicago. Mrs. Nordstrum reported that the highlight of the celebration was the banquet and featured Sen. Barry Goldwater as the speaker. Humor for the evening was furnished by Edgar Bergen and "Charley McCarthy." SUSIE'S Steakhouse WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Due to illness of Sue T, Chin. Susie thanks ell his friends for everything, Host Luncheon Guests Dr. and Mrs. Donald Johnston, Tim, Dale and Lori, and Mrs. Bert Harriman of Rio were luncheon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Christianson Friday. Dr. Johnston is a nephew of Mrs. Christianson and he and his family have just returned from Las Vegas, Nev., where he spent two years in service in the Air Force at Camp Nellis. They are leaving for their new home in Mount Morris, where Dr. Johnston and Dr. Roger Hoefmister will begin their practice of medicine. Post Football Game The freshman-sophomore football game between Galva and Bradford will be held tonight at the Galva High School field. Fine Is Imposed Glenn D. Olander of Galva appeared before Police Magistrate William Quinney Sunday night and paid a fine of $5 and cost for having faulty brakes. T h e ticket was issued Aug. 26, the outgrowth of an accident on North Exchange Street. RIB SHACK North on Rout* 150 Rlbt, Beef, Chicken, Tried Chicken. Shrimp. Pizza. Sandwiches. Air Conditioned Tor carry out •ervic* Call 342-2413 Open Pally at 5 P.M. THE ORIGINAL MURPHY'S Restaurant 5720 Knoxville Ave. — Peoria, Illinois — Featuring — KEN HENDERSON TN THE NEW CORINTHIAN ROOM 8 P.M. to 1;Q0 A.M. (Except Sunday) • 8 BEAUTIFUL BANQUET ROOMS # a COCKTAIL LOUNGES Optn 7 Doys — Phone 685-0631 Noon Lunchtt 10:30- 2:00 Dinner 5:00-12:00 MAKE OWN FUN—These two children, Dorothea and Mickey Hand, found a way to have fun by themselves Saturday at the Bishop Hill celebration. Dorthca tried to see how big she could blow bubbles with bubble gum, and met with disaster at times as she did here. Her brother contented himself with tackling a good-sized piece of watermelon. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Hand of Kewanec, and the grandmother is a Bishop Hill, resident, Mrs. Dorothy Matson. GUIDE LEADS NATIVES — Carol Johnson of Galva, left, tested her talk for the blacksmith shop tour she led Saturday on Bishop Hill natives. They are Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Gustafson and daughter, Jill, 3. Miss Johnson guided persons through the smithy as part of Old Settlers' Reunion. GOOD CROWD ATTENDS—Some 500 people listened to the program celebrating the 117th anniversary of Bishop Hill Saturday during Bishop Hill Old Settlers' Reunion. Those who found seats in the sun found themselves lucky, as the shady spots were a bit cool. The weather was otherwise ideal for the celebration, and a larger crowd than in the past few years attended. The afternoon program was held in the Bishop Hill State Park. BUSHNELL. 620 W. Hurst St., Bushnell. Phone Bushnell 519 Newt Correspondent [ra. Bernard Br Ulnar 1 Girls Group Seats Officers BUSHNELL—Elaine Norcross was installed as worthy adviser Saturday evening of the Rainbow Girls. Other officers include Ann Paddock, worthy associate adviser; Linda Webb, charity; Elizabeth Mason, hope; Trudy Lyons, faith; Linda Miles, recorder; Pat | Quotes From Today's News (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.) By United Press International VATICAN CITY — Pope Paul VI, commenting on the aims of the second Ecumenical Council: "We hope to open a dialogue with our time, with society, with those who surround us and with those who have not had the fortune to be joined with our faith and who are separated from us." Brooking, treasurer; Denise Mason, chaplain; Ann Malone, drill leader; Kathy Pierce, love; Becky Mitchell, religion; Alice Seaman, nature; Sue Herron, immortality; Mary Jane Carter, fidelity; Jo Ann Graber, patriotism; Theresa Huff, service; Karen Aten, confidential observer; Patty Mitchell, outer observer; Claudia Larson, choir director, and Mary Jane Snyder, musician. Karen Caylor was installing officer; Linda Webb, installing marshal; Lois Griesenbrock of Macomb, installing recorder; Denise Mason, installing chaplain; Mary Jane Snyder, installing musician, and Ilene Rauschert, installing soloist. Escorts for the evening were Allen White, Dick Evans, Rick Goff, Ron Reining, James Robbins and Robert Roark. Elaine Norcross was presented yellow rose buds by the flower girl, Mary Ann Haynes. Pat Brooking presided at the guest book. The mason of the term will be Wayne Opp. Refreshments were served from a table of yellow and white, Miss Norcross' chosen colors. Bushnell News Briefs Eastern Star met Friday evening at the Masonic Temple with Viola Hageman as pro tern matron and Rufus Jarvis, worthy patron. Bernice Williamson was pro tern chaplain. East Elementary School PTA will hold a potluck supper Tuesday at the school at 6:30 p.m. READ THE WANT ADSl WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Douglas Dillon, urging congressional approval of an $11 billion tax cut bill: "Passage of the bill is a matter of vital national interest which deserves the support of every American regardless of party affiliation." ABERDEEN, S. D. - Andy Fischer, whose wife gave birth to quintuplets, speaking of the event: "I was surprised and shocked when I learned my wife was going to have quintuplets, but maybe I would have been also if they had told me I was going to have twins." BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mayor Albert Boutwell, shocked and saddened about the bombing of a Baptist church in which four children were killed: "This is sickening. It is a tragic event. It is just sickening that a few individuals could commit such a horrible atrocity." HOSPITAL NOTES St. Mary's ADMISSIONS SATURDAY Mrs. John P. Kelly, 525 Mathews St. Everett Barlow, 767 Phillips St. Mrs. Hugh W. Allison, Abingdon. Mrs. Harry L. Graham, 441 W. Brooks St. Mrs. Robert M. Jones, KnoxvlUe. Charles H. Wilkins, 482 W. South St. Bernard H. Locklln, 993 N. West St. James F. Foley, 1518 E. Knox St. William West, Abingdon. Roy M. Swanson, 383 E. Simmons St. John W. Cooley, 600 E. South St. DISMISSALS SATURDAY Mrs. David R. Brouillette, 265 S.. Henderson St. Jeffrey C. Fifield, 70 Circle Dr. Leonard H. Grupe, Galesburg Route 3. Julie K. Hanna, Alexis. Duane McGarry, Rescue Mission. Howard L. Meadows, 410 Pennsylvania Ave. Mrs. Mary Polozzolo, 749 S. Seminary St. Mrs. Arthur L. Price, 497 Burgland Ave. Ronald E. Quinn, Abingdon. Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Smith. Wataga. Ronald J. Stambaugh, Abingdon. John P. Suydam, Abingdon. Mrs. Orville Weaverling, 381 Franklin Ave. ADMISSIONS SUNDAY Alfred G. Jackson, 344 N. West St. Mrs. E. T. Kimble, 786 Bateman St. Samuel H. Scnlf, Galesburg Route 3. Mrs. Joseph D. Vitali, 286 Fulton St. Melvin Matson, 526 Maple Ave. Esker Merideth, Cameron. Frank J. Pilkington, 470 W. Brooks St. Tino Cirimotich, 858 S. Henderson St. Donald Patterson, 1264 W. Main St. Mrs. Basilio Gimenez, 1151 S. Cedar St. Mrs. David C. Ganigan, Galva. Jesse L. Campbell, 1139 S. Pearl St. Harold W. Finn, Maquon. Mrs. James E. dinger, 126 Lincoln St. Mrs. Vernie V. VanWinkle, 1167 S. Pearl St. Robert Colwell, Abingdon. Walter Philbee Sr., Laura. Edward J. Syrkel, 1162 N. Broad St., DISMISSALS SUNDAY Miss Anna Belle Bird, Abingdon. Mrs. John R. House, Monmouth. Mrs. Robert M. Jones, KnoxvlUe, Glen D. Kasparle, Woodhull. Edward O. Prince, Monmouth. Loren E. Tessier, London Mills. Donald and Darlene Wilson, Cameron. Cottage ADMISSIONS SATURDAY J. Arthur Bloomer, Rio. Mary Jane Ray, 335 N. Academy St. Mrs. Doris J. Hough, 245 Duiiield Ave. Darrell L. McGee, 1945 Indiana Dr. Mrs. Carolyn K. Scott, Avon. Miss Charlotte Lamb, 1005 Lancaster St. Mrs. Clara P. Sartain, 1135 Court St. RoUand E. Main, Altona. Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Shreeves, Knoxville. Mrs. Lillian S. Anderson, Alpha. David W. Anderson, Alpha. Mrs. Dorothy L. Alderson, 1795 Indiana Dr. Mrs. Doris England, Maquon. DISMISSALS SATURDAY Dale I. Smith, 388 Day St. Clarence Spillman, 117 Garfield Ave. Tracy Saylor, Altona. Don L. Powell, Monmouth. Mrs. Margaret L. Burgess, 1434 N. West St. James A. Taylor, Knoxville. Mrs. Laura L. Lafary, Good Hope. Mrs. Astrid L. Barton, 448 E. Grove St. Mrs. Chaelene E. Shively, 1277 N. Cherry St. Richard E. Longcor, New Boston. Scott E. Watson, 116 Prospect St. ADMISSIONS SUNDAY Miss Alice F. Anderson Oneida. Miss Olga F. Christiansen, Lake FOR econofny-mfndttf TRAVELERS FitnoMi for Good Food Write for Folder No. 2 Alpha Study Course Fixed ALPHA — Faith Circle of the Methodist Church met Thursday at the home of Mrs. Fred Molberg, with Mrs. Oscar Wing assisting hostess. Mrs. Wing, chairman, led the meeting, when a rummage sale Was announced for Nov. 9 and district group meetings announced for Oct. 4, at Knoxville and Oct. 11 at Rock Island. Next study course was announced for Tuesday evening at the church, with Mrs. Douglas Plunkett as leader. The lesson was in charge of Mrs. Robert Sherrard, assisted by Mrs. Byron Weir. Add New Member Hope Circle of the Methodist Church met Thursday at the church with Mrs. Edna Bredburg and Mrs. John Whimpey as hostesses. Mrs. Ned Nice led devotions. Mrs. James VanStechleman became a new member. A prayer partner group was formed. Mrs. Basil Jordan was program leader on the topic "Recruitment:" Mrs. Theodore Johnston and Rev. Gerald Nichols assisted on the program. Woodhull Legion Unit Entertained WOODHULL — The American Legion Auxiliary met last week in the home of Mrs. Gladys Lindell in Galva. Mrs. Una White was the assisting hostess. The Henry County Council of the American Legion and Auxiliary will hold a dinner meeting at the Woodhull Bethany Lutheran Church Tuesday at 7 p.m. It was announced that the 15th District meeting will be held in Kewanee Oct. 11. Movie Calendar MONDAY, SEPT 16 ORPHEUM: "PT 109," 1:35, 4:00, 6:30 and 0 p. m. WEST: "Black Gold," 1:30, 4:50 and 8:10 p. m.; "Island of Love," 3:10. 6:30 and 9:50 p. m. DRIVE IN: "Last Train from Gun Hill," 7:30; "Gunfight at O.K. Corral," 9:10. One complete showing nightly. READ TI T E WANT ADS! Bracken. Harry P. Olson, Altona. Miss Cindy S. Allen, Galesburg Route 3. Mrs. Alice A. Grabhill, 2192 N. Cedar St. Mrs. Margaret E. Farmer, 1259 Bridge St. Mrs. Marilyn L. Colwell, 231 Benner Ave, Sandra J. Reeves, Alexis. Melvin L. Husted, Bushnell. Roy E. Lofgrew, 1262 N. Broad St. DISMISSALS SUNDAY Diana E. Winsauer, 81 Duffield Ave. Mrs. Ruby L. Gagg, 2060 Baird Ave. Rolland E. Main, Altona. Forrest B. Bonesteel, 236 Olive St. Mary Jane Ray 335 N. Academy St. THEATRE w MAUI Rt. 34 West • Open NU WW 7:90 • Show at Dusk EACH OWED THE 0THEK HIS LIFE.,. KIRK DOUGLAS NOHOW QUINN nSUVBHM PLUS BURT KIRK .UWOTRDW :GUNFIGHT& UK CORRAL ^ Everybody's Choice For A Great Big Wonderful Time BOB HOPE :: LUCILLE BALL "CRITIC'S CHOICE" SHOW STARTS 7:30 Adults 60c Children 25c CADI THEATRE CHUL KNOXVILLE OPEN 1:15 PHE N incredible H o adventure o w inthe w South Pacific! A band of men left for dead in a flaming sea and their epic of heroism and survivalt In th* ytarl r«0»t Ulked •bout rot*) Starts FRIDAY 55 DAYS THAT STUNNED THE WORLD I ; SAMUEL MONSTONi U HA• 6ARDNER 1 NlVEN 55 DAYS AT PEKING R£AD THJJ WANT ADSl ^ OPEN 1:15 WEST NOW! 2 HITS 2 -OF I9VC rnVjoii^i PAHAViSlOII TECHNICOLOR MH| • PLUS — The deadliest oil raiire of ad I LACK

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