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ister-MoiL Galesbu OLIVER (CV) BENT Requiem Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 9:30 a. m. in Corpus Christ! Church for Oliver (Cy) Bent, 43, of 106 Walnut St. Friends may call this evening at the Foley Mortuary, where the Rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by Ralph M. Noble Post of the American Legion. Mr. Bent was pronounced dead on arrival Saturday at 12:05 p. m, at St. Mary's Hospital. Death was attributed to a heart attack suffered at the Galesburg American Legion Home, where he was employed as custodian. Born Jan. 25, 1920, in Wyoming in Stark County, he was a son of Daniel and Hazel Sturm Bent. He resided at Williamsfield and Abingdon prior to locating in Galesburg 16 years ago. Mr. Bent was married to Gertrude O'Donnell in St. Augustine Monuments and Mausoleums McFALL MONUMENTS Wisconsin Ruby Red Phone 342-6512 1801 W. Main St. Galesburg, HI. AUTHORIZED DEALER PETERS0N- WAWN KNOX Alpha, 111. Fioyd M. Neely Age 57 Moline, Illinois SERVICES 10 A.M. TUESDAY AT THE ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL CEMETERY. Friends may call this evening at the Alpha Chapel. Ernst T. Johnson Age 77 Ophiem, Illinois SERVICES 2:30 P.M. TUESDAY AT THE PETERSON, WALLIN, KNOX CHAPEL, ALPHA. Friends may call this evening at the Chapel. Interment Ophiem Cemetery. KIMBER WEST 36 PUBLIC SQUARE PHONE 343-5210 FUNERAL DIRECTORS For Over 60 Years Mr. Ernest Pearson 1644 N. Seminary St. FUNERAL 10 A.M. TUESDAY AT KIMBER & WEST CHAPEL. Friends may call at the chapel this evening. Mrs. Axel W. Johnson 334 Locust St. FUNERAL 2 P.M. WEDNESDAY AT KIMBER & WEST CHAPEL. Friends may call at the chapel Tuesday evening. Mrs. Elizabeth Browne 1179 E. Main St. FUNERAL 3:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY AT KIMBER & WEST CHAPEL. Friends may call at the chapel Tuesday evening. in 1941. A World War II Army veteran of three years, Mr. Bent was a member of Ralph M. Noble Post, Knox County Voiture, Society of the 40 and 8, and Disabled American War Veterans. He was a member of Corpus Christi Parish. Survivors are the widow; four children, Gene, Jerry, Mary Ann and Judy Lynn, at home; his mother, Mrs. Hazel Bent of Galesburg; two brothers, Ross of Peoria and Paul with the Army in Germany, and three sisters, Mrs. Nadine Brooks of Galesburg, Mrs. Eileen Lewis of Abingdon and Mrs. Maxine Berkshire of Peoria. He was preceded in death by his father. IVAN MALLERY LaFAYETTE — Ivan Mallcry, 59, of LaFayette, died at his home Sunday at 3:45 a.m. He was born Oct. 18, 1903, in Victoria. Mr. Mallery was a farmer until 1953 when his health failed. He was married Dec. 7, 1926 in Toulon to Mabel Grace Stuttler. Survivors, besides the widow, include two sons, Clarence of LaFayette and Leroy of Kcwance; three daughters, Mrs. Louise Prusator of Kewanee, Mrs. llcne Yelm of LaFayette and Mrs. Marjorie Kochevar of California; three brothers, John of LaFayette, Richard of Hanna City and Herbert address not available; a sister, Mrs. Kate Wilson of Oquawka, and 19 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Kidd Funeral Home in Toulon. Burial will be in the LaFayette Cemetery. Friends may call tonight at the funeral home. MRS. JAMES APPLEGATE SWAN CREEK Mrs. James cfe SONS ISO WEST MAIN STREP 1 GALESBURG. ILLINOIS Phono i4 i 869; Funeral Home 206 N. Washington St. Abingdon, Illinois Miss Amy Donatio of Chicago, III. Formerly Abingdon, Galesburg and Knoxville. SERVICES 2 P.M. TUESDAY. LARSON FUNERAL HOME, ABINGDON. 1 Friends may call this evening at the funeral home. Burial Abingdon Cemetery. WSertices Mr. Oliver Cy Bent 106 Walnut St. SERVICES 9:30 A.M. TUESDAY, CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH. Friends may call at t h e Foley Mortuary Monday evening where prayers will be said at 8 P.M. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. HINCHLIFPa FUNERAL HOME«*SCHAPa §87 N. Broad MR, MORRIS C. WILLIAMS — Independence, Kans. Service % P.M. Tuesday at Hinchliff & Pearson Funeral Chapel. Friends may call this evening at the funeral home. MRS. E. ARNOLD SWANSON, 1349 E. Knox St. 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hinchliff & Pearson Funeral Chapel. Friends may call Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Monday, Sept. 16, 1963 Applegate, 73, died unexpectedly Saturday morning at her home in Swan Creek. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at thfc Gorman Memorial Home, Rosevilie. Burial will be in Oakwodd Cemetery at Macomb. Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 o'clock. The former Delia Riggins was born Oct. 16, 1889, in McDonough County. She was married to Alexander McKinnon Dec. 24, 1907, in Macomb, She was married to James Applegatc in January 1029 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death in 1938. Mrs. Applegatc was a member of the Swan Creek Gospel Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. James (Alta) Waller of Swan Creek and Mrs. Marvil Kegcrrcis of Keokuk; a sister, Miss Lizzie Riggins of Swan Creek; 21 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Besides her second husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, two daughters and a brother. Church and Scandinavian Fraternity of America. Survivors are the husband and daughter; two brothers, Victor Johnson of Oneida and Andrew A. Johnson of Molalla, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Anna Nelson of Galesburg; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. LOCK INFANT AVON—Sara Jane Lock, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lock, died at birth Saturday at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Besides the parents, survivors are a brother and sister and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Lock of Prairie City, and the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Verna Pickard of Galesburg. Services were set for today at 2 p.m. at the Avon Cemetery. Rev. Edward Dunizan of Prairie City officiating. MRS. AXEL W. JOHNSON Funeral services for Mrs. Axel W. Johnson, 78, of 334 Locust St., will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Kimber and West Chapel, where friends may call Tuesday evening. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Johnson died Sunday at 1:05 p.m. in Cottage Hospital. The former Bessie Johnson was born Feb. 8, 1885, in the Foxtovvn community near Victoria in Knox County, and had resided in Galesburg 45 years. She lived since 1955 at the Locust Street address with her daughter, Mrs. Judith M. Hanson. She was married to Mr, Johnson in 1905 in Galesburg. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Flowers... "Nature's most beautiful memorial Johnson Schuster Chapel Galva Reuben T. Johnson Galva, 111. FUNERAL SERVICES TUESDAY, 1:30 P.M. AT JOHNSON-GILL-SCHUSTER CHAPEL, GALVA. Friends may call this evening from 7 to 9. Interment in Galva Cemetery. KLINCK Mortuary Knoxville, Illinois Mr. Giles N. Smith 409 W. South St. Knoxville FUNERAL SERVICES 1:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY AT THE KLINCK CHAPEL. Where friends may call Tuesday evening. Military rites by the Harry W. Philbald Post No. 749. Interment Knoxville Cemetery. HENDRICKS HOME Oneida/ Mr. Arthur T. McKie Near Oaeida FUNERAL 2 P.M. TUESDAY AT THE HENDRICKS FUNERAL HOME, ONEIDA. Friends may call this evening at the funeral home. Burial w Oneida Cemetery. Family suggest that Memorial may be made to the Oneida First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund. ARfHUR T. McKIE OtfEIDA —Funeral services for Arthur T. McKie, 68, of near Oneida, will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Hendricks Funeral Home at Oneida, where friends may call this evening. Burial will be in the Oneida Cemetery. The family suggested that memorials be donated to the Oneida First Presbyterian Memorial Fund. Mr. McKie died unexpectedly Saturday of a heart attack at his home. He partially retired from farming in 1960. A lifelong resident of the Oneida vicinity, Mr. McKie was born March 26, 1895, in Copley Township of Knox County. He attended Oneida High School and Brown's Business College in Galesburg. He affiliated with the Oneida First Presbyterian Church when he was a,youth, and was a member of Victoria Masonic Lodge. Mr. McKie was an Army veteran of World War I. He was married to Ethel Hedstrom at Victoria, June 25, 1919, and she survives. Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs, Hiram (Dorothy) King of Knoxville; two brothers, Clyde and Leslie McKie, of Oneida; four sisters, Mrs. Glenn Reynolds and Miss Ruth McKie, of Oneida, Mrs. Glenn Clifford of Altona and Mrs. Dean Bacon of Pasadena, Calif., and a grandson. A sister preceded him in death. was of Lutheran faith and was confirmed in Sweden. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Agnes Olafson in Sweden. A brother, Otto Pearson, preceded him in death. MRS. ELMER MAMMERLUNO GALVA — Funeral services for Mrs. Elmer Harnmerlund, 77, of Galva, who died Wednesday were held Saturday at 1:30 fn the Johnson-Gill-Schuster Chapel in Galva. Rev. D. V. Charlson, pastor of the Messiah Lutheran Church in Galva, officiated. Musical selections were played by Mrs. Ernest Carlson. Pallbearers included, Harlan Hawks, O. W. Johnson, Alreck Ericson, John Crossan, Carl E. Anderson and Leonard Lindquist. Burial was in the Galva Cemetery. Man Found Dead From Gun Wound FLOYD M. NEELY ALPHA—Floyd M. Nccly, 57, 152614 Vista Ave., Moline, died Saturday at an East Moline Hospital. He was born May 18, 1906, at Tulsa, Okla. He graduated from high school in Clarinda, Iowa, where he married Iolene Tracey Cass in 1925. He lived in the Quad-City area for many years, and worked as a baker. He was a member of the First Christian Church, and was a veteran of World War II, and attained the rank of technical sergeant in the 14th Armored Division. Mr. Neely is survived by a son, Donal, of here, a brother, Gordon, of Sacramento, Calif., three sisters, Mrs. Albert Nelson of Clarinda, Iowa, Mrs. Elwyn Danielson of Shenandoah, Iowa, and Mrs. Robert Hollins of Moville, Iowa, plus two grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10 a. m. at Rock Island Arsenal Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 7-9 p. m. at the Peterson - Wallin - Knox Funeral Home here. MRS. ANNA E. JOHNSON Funeral services for Mrs. Anna E. Johnson, 88, of 846 E. Knox St., who died Friday, were held today at 10:30 a.m. in the First and Puckett Funeral Home, Rev. Ordell Peterson officiating. M r s. Clifford Pearson was organist. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were Harvey Anderson, Wilfred Hawkinson, Roy Nordstrom and Don Hedgwick. LUCIEN HENRY Requiem Mass was celebrated today at 9 a.m. in Corpus Christi Church for Lucien Henry, 82, of 571 S. Chambers St., who died Saturday. Rev. A. Curran was celebrant of the Mass. Rev. J. Callanan officiated at graveside services in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Pallbearers were Harry Polite, Henry Moore, James Sheahan, Roy Nichols, Larry Gengs and Edward Hoffman. MRS. CLARA NILES AVON — Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Niles, 74, were held at 2 p. m. Sunday at the Brand Funeral Home here, Dr. Stanley Manning officiating. Organist was Miss Fern Snapp, and pallbearers were Ray Prit- tinen, Burden Irwig, Jack Sundberg, Carter Towell, Carter Trumpy and Stanley Chatterton. Burial was in the Avon Cemetery. Giles N. Smith, 55, of 409 W. South St., Knoxville, was found Sunday about 4:30 p.m., seated in the cab of his truck, with a bullet wound in his right temple. He was pronounced dead by Dr. Richard H. Bick, deputy Knox County coroner, who went to the scene. An inquest, to be conducted by Dr. Bick, is pending at the Klinck Chapel, Knoxville. It was reported that Smith was seen leaving his home in his truck Sunday about 1:30 p.m., and when found the truck was parked along a gravel road, about a mile south of U. S. 150. The gravel road's contact with 150 is immediately east of the junction of County Highway 10, the 150-41 cutoff blacktop road, on the Knoxville road. Discovery of the body was by Smith's brother, George Smith, who resided next door to him on South Street. Smith was employed as a maintenance man at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and was said recently to have been concerned about his health. Apparently two shots were fired from the .22 caliber revolver, which Smith was holding in his hand when found. Authori- FORD INTRODUCES NEW MODELS—This is the 1964 Ford F-100 pickup. Both (he F-100 and the bigger model, the F-250, will be available with a 128-inch wheel base, designed to accommodate camper bodies. For the F-100, new seft-adjusting brakes, extended lubrication intervals and a selection of heavy-duty options will be available. Ford Restyles Ranchero, Sedan Delivery for 1964 ties related one shot had penetrated the top of the truck cab. Deputy Sheriff M. R. Stewart conduced the investigation. Sheriff Max E. Jones also went to ERNEST T. JOHNSON OPHIEM—Ernest T. Johnson, 77, died Saturday at 11:15 a. m. at the Henry County Convalescent Home near Geneseo where he had lived the past year. Mr. Johnson was born here July 21, 1886, and lived here all but nine years of his life. He retired from farming in 1935. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Almeda Samuelson and Mrs. Ada Anderson of Ophiem, and Mrs. Eric Streed of Alpha, plus several nieces and nephews. Services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. at Peterson-Wallin- Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery here. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 p. m. tonight. MTSS AMY DONAHO ABINGDON—Miss Amy Donaho, 82, a former Abingdon, Knoxville and Galesburg resident, died Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Admiral Nursing Home in Chicago. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Larson Funeral Home at Abingdon, where friends may call this evening. Burial will be in the Abingdon Cemetery. Miss Donaho, who had resided in Chicago the past 18 years, was born Nov. 14, 1880, at Hermon in Knox County. She formerly was employed as a bookkeeper at the American Sanitary Co., and Globe- Superior Co., in Abingdon and the former Sinclair Ice Cream plant in Galesburg. Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Ethel E. Meadows of Spring Valley and Mrs. Pearl D. Knable of Chicago, and a brother, Charles Earl Donaho of Cincinnati, Ohio. Miss Donaho was a member of the First Christian Church in Abingdon. ERNEST PEARSON Ernest Pearson, 78, of 1644 N. Seminary St., died Saturday at 6:50 p.m., in St. Mary's Hospital. « Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m., in the Kimber and West Chapel, where friends may call this evening. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Pearson was born Aug. 7, 1885, in Nassum, Sweden. He was a farmer in the Rio and North Henderson communities until 1953, when he retired and moved to Galesburg. He never married. He REUBEN T. JOHNSON GALVA — Reuben T. Johnson, 71, died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon at his home in Galva. He was born Feb. 26, 1892, at Kewanee. Mr. Johnson was educated in the Kewanee schools, and, following his schooling, was employed in Chicago and Kewanee. He came to Galva in 1921 and formed a partnership with J. A. Hall, operating a Chevrolet agency until 1937. Mr. Johnson owned and operated a service station in Galva until 1947. He was state conservation officer from 1947-1956 when he retired due to failing health. < Pie was married to Effie Magnuson Oct. 29, 1916, at Moline by her grandfather, Rev. Nils Nordgren of that city. He was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church of Galva, Masonic Lodge, Consistory of Peoria, Mohammed Shrine of Peoria and the Northwest Shrine Club of Galva. Survivors, besides the widow, include one daughter, Mrs. James (Betty) Force of Huntsville, Ala.; a son Harland of Galva; a sister, Mrs. Alfred Colby of Atkinson, and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Johnson-Gill-Schuster Chapel in Galva, where friends may call this evening from 7 to 9 o'clock. Burial will be in the Galva Cemetery. The family said friends may send flowers or contribute to the Heart Fund in care of Rai Mason Smith of Galva or the Messiah Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, DR. ALDIS B. JOHNSON Word has been received by Mrs, Fred Phillips and Mrs. Herbert C. Eastman of the death of their brother, Dr. Aldis B. Johnson of Seattle, Wash., who died Saturday following a heart attack. A former resident of Galesburg and the son of the late N. O. G. Johnson, Dr. Johnson, 63, was graduated from Knox College in 1922, received his masters degree in business administration at Harvard University and his doctors degree in medicine at Northwestern University, specializing in pediatrics. He had practiced for the past 20 years in Seattle. He was born May 4, 1900. Survivors include three children, Craig, Mark and Wendy, all at home; two sisters, Mrs. Eastman and Mrs. Phillips, who is in Seattle, and two brothers, Craig Johnson of Evanston and Vivion Johnson of Indianola, Miss. His wife died Sept. 3. Services will be conducted at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Seattle. the scene as did Troopers Ralph Brown and William Pollard. Giles N, Smith was born Aug. 19, 1908, at Knoxville, and was married Aug. 2, 1947, at Canton, to Margaret Bennett, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Victor and Blaine at home; two brothers, Ernest of Galesburg and George of Knoxville, and a sister. Mrs. Louise Anderson of Keithsburg. His parents, a brother and a sister preceded him in death. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Klinck Chapel and burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday evening at the chapel. The casket will not be opened. To meet a buyer's specific need, Ford trucks for 1964 will offer more than 1,000 models plus a variety of custom-built trucks. They will go on display Sept. 27. For 1963 the firm's diesel units will probably top 3,000 sold, according to R. F. Lewis, Ford Division truck marketing manager. This would represent an increase of about 600 per cent since Ford offered diesels for the first time in 1961 and sold 507 units. Sales in 1964 should be better, he said. For the coming year, the Falcon Ranchero and Sedan Delivery models have been restyled. The Econoline models will include an automatic three-speed transmission designed especially for city operations. Increase Wheel Base On the F-100 half tone and F- 250 t h r e e-quarter ton pickups, wheelbases have been increased to 128 inches for improved steering and driving ease. This will 1349 E. Knox St., died Sunday at 3:25 p. m. at Cottage Hospital, where she had been a patient six weeks. The former Freda E. Johnson was born Nov. 24, 1892, at St. Louis and had been a Galesburg resident since her marriage here to E. Arnold Swanson Sept. 4, 1914. She was a member of Covenant Church, Nonpareil Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, White Shrine, Covenant Church Circle, Grandmothers Club, Navy Mothers Club and was a past president of DeMolay Mothers Club. Her husband survives with two sons, Harland M. of Davenport and Carl A. (Bud) of Elmwood; two daughters, Mrs. Lester Henry of Galesburg and Mrs. Richard Nelson of Rantoul; two brothers, J. A. Johnson of Miami and Elmer L. Johnson of Oakland, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Grace Lampe of Long Beach, Calif.; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p. m. at Hinchliff and Pearson Funeral Chapel, where friends may call Tuesday evening. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gard make these trucks easily adapted to the 10-foot camper bodies that outdoor enthusiasts are popularizing, Lewis said. The F-100 also will be available in the 114- inch wheelbase. Besides the standard 223-cubic- inch six, Ford also will offer a six-cylinder engine in 1964 that displaces 262 cubic inches. It will be available on the F-100 and F-250. Lubrication intervals have ;o Harold Browne Aug. 23, 1906, at Belle Plaine, Iowa, and he died in April 1962. Survivors are two brothers, Fred C. Gray of Galesburg and Elmer Gray of Salt Lake City, Utah. been increased from 1,000 to 6,000 miles on the Econoline van and pickup models, or four months, whichever comes first. Oil change intervals on the F- 100, F-250 and F-350 will be 6,000 miles. Use New Enamel To go with styling changes, which feature a new grille and anodized aluminum side mould­ ing, Diamond-Lustre baked enamel will be available in what Lewis calls the largest exterior paint selection in Ford truck history. Some of the optional equipment for 1964 include a 42-amp alternator for Econolines, and a 42- or 52-amp alternator for F-100 600 MRS. E. ARNOLD SWANSON Mrs. E. Arnold Swanson, 70, of RUBIE JANE COPPOCK Rubie Jane Markel Coppock, 70, died Sept. 9 at 1 p. m. in the Hawkins County (Tennessee) Memorial Hospital. She was visiting her daughter, Mrs. Walter M. Allen, the past three months, but had lived in Phoenix, Ariz., previously. She was born in Kansas and spent most of her childhood in Newton, Mo. She married George D. Coppock in 1912, and they moved to Galesburg where he was a railroad worker. They also lived in Clinton, Iowa. Survivors include two sons, George D. Jr., of Tempe, Ariz., and Clark M. of San Francisco, Calif., and two daughters, Mrs. Robert Camp of Pueblo, Colo., and Mrs. Allen, Pressmen's Home, Tenn., plus several grandchildren and a great-grandchild. A brother, Leonard Markel, of Howard, Kan., also survives. Memorial services were held in Phoenix, Ariz., Friday. MRS, ELIZABETH BROWNE Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Browne, 79, of U79 E. Main St., will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p. m. in the Kimber and West Chapel, where friends may call Tuesday evening. Burial will be in the Victoria Cemetery. Mrs. Browne died Sunday at 4:50 p. m. in St. Mary's Hospital. The former Elizabeth Gray was born Dec. 19, 1883, at Victoria. She had resided in Missouri 40 years and the past eight years in Galesburg. She was married, 3N. CARL A. HATCH ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (UPI) Former Sen. Carl A. Hatch, 73, known as the originator of legislation barring political activity by federal employes, died Sunday. Hatch had been hospitalized since last week with pulmonary emphysema, a chronic lung disease, p r After 15 years in the Senate, the Democratic lawmaker retired from politics in 1948 and was appointed a federal district judge the following year. The Hatch acts, passed in 1939 and 1940 and modified by later amendments, prohibit political activity by federal employes and state employes whose salaries are paid in part by federal funds. The laws also limit spending in national campaigns, but these provisions have not been enforced and Hatch later proposed public disclosure of party expenditures instead of statutory limits. 65-amp alternator will be offered on Econoline models for longer battery life, and to give ample current for severest usage. The F-250 models using the V -8 engine will be available with a new 4.10 to 1 axle ratio in a 5,000 pound rear axle. The options in the F-500 series include a single or two-speed rear axle with 15,000-pound capacity. An optional four-speed synchronized transmission will be available on the Ranchero, Sedan Delivery and Econoline models. * REP. LEON H. GAVIN WASHINGTON (UPI) _ Rep. Leon H. Gavin, R-Pa., 70, who served in Congress since 1942 and was in his 11th term as representative of Pennsylvania's 23rd District, died Sunday of a cerebral hemorrhage. Gavin, 70, of Oil City, Pa., was a member of the House Armed Services Committee, RICHARD C, MORSE PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (UPI) -Richard C. Morse, 81, retired vice president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and transportation advisor in the world wars, dier Saturday. A native of Cleveland, Morse retired in 1952 after 44 years with the railroad. He was an advisor to Gen. J. Pershing during World War I and to President Roosevelt in World War II. He also was a consultant on railroad building in Costa Rica and Formosa. JACK CREAMER NEW CANAAN, Conn. (UPI) Television sales executive Jack Creamer, 47, died Sunday after he was stung by a bee. Police said Creamer, stung in the hand, went to the kitchen of his home to wash the wound and fell unconscious to the floor. He died while being taken to a hospital. Avon Area News Topics AVON — Mrs, Laura Dunblazer is spending some time with her i sister, Mrs. Ida Burkholder in Ma« 1 comb. Mrs. Mildred Watkins, Mrs. J. E. Jackson and Mrs. Bethel Bivens motored to Farmington and spent a day. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pikuet of Rochester, N. Y., have been visiting relatives and friends in Avon the past week. Mrs. Pikuet is the former Alice Bell. Mrs. Iva Wiegert and Mrs. Blanch Hall left Monday for a trip through Niagara Falls and into Canada. They are making the trip with Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hall of Kankakee. A picnic was held in Canton Park Sunday, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pikuet of Rochester. Others present were Will Bell, Mr, and Mrs. Arthur Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bpll and Sarah and Mr. and Mrs. Clark Reihm all of Avon; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bell and son of Canton; Mr. and ..Mrs, John Louden of LaHarpe and Mr. and Mrs. John Bell and Mrs. Flora Beaver of Galesburg. State Senator Will Seek State GOP Nomination ELGIN, 111. (AP) - State Sen, John A. Graham of Barrington has announced his candidacy for lieutenant governor on the Repub* lican ticket. Graham made the announcement Sunday at the annual Hanover Township Republican picnic. READ THE WANT ADS

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