Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 21, 1963 · Page 14
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 14

Galesburg, Illinois
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Saturday, September 21, 1963
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12 Galesburg Register-Mail, Golesbura, 111,Saturday, Sept. 21, 1963 In The Armed Forces Gary W. Cook Airman Gary W. Cook is going to Chanute AFB for technical training equipment specialist. He recently completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sp. 4 John A. Swanson received a Congressional Citation and the Army Commendation Medal for Bravery last month at Ft. Sill, Okla. Maj. Gen. L. S. Griffing, commanding general of the post, presented the medal for Swanson's part in rescuing the late Francis Grone from the Mississippi River a year ago. Sen. Paul Douglas (D-lll.) sent a letter congratulating Swanson on receiving the medal. Douglas said, "We arc proud to salute you today." Swanson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Swanson, 171 Indiana Ave. Maj. Louie E. Lovitt has taken the position of operations staff officer with Tactical Air Command headquarters at Langlcy AFB, Va. He is the son of Mrs. Lillie C. Lovitt, 808 Lane Ave. Maj. Lovitt is a Galesburg High School graduate and received his commission in 1949 through the aviation cadet program. John M. Condon, son of Mrs. Anne Condon, 902 Beecher Ave., and John D. Hurt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Hurt, 145 W. First St., recently completed basic training at the training cen­ ter at Great Lakes. The naval course is nine weeks long. Airman David A. Baldwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Baldwin of Galva, is being reassigned to Keesler AFB, Miss., for training in radio and radar maintenance. He recently completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. Baldwin Spinks If You Wont the Unusual HANDBAG We Hove It at Give - A - Gift WEBERS 149 E. Main Pvt. Calvin O. Spinks completed an eight-week central office telephone switchboard operation course at Ft. Gordon, Ga., last month. Spinks is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Spinks, 14G4 S. West St. Carl M. Smarr Jr., aviation fructural mechanic 3. C., reported for duty at the naval air station at Cecil Field, Fla. The squadron's primary job is to train replacements for jet pilots assigned to fleet squadrons. Smai'r is the son of Mrs. Ben Clary, 1138 Lombard St. Pvt. Larry G. Allen completed eight weeks of advanced infantry training at Ft. Polk, La., Aug. 30. He worked with two of the Army's newest infantry weapons, the M- 14 rifle and M-60 machinegun. His wife, Frances, lives at 1171 Emery St. and his father, Maurice, lives at 494 Monroe St. His mother, Mildred E. Lewis, lives in Abingdon. Frederick E. Mackcy, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Mackey, 176 Silver St., recently enlisted in the Air Force for four years. Mackey signed for the mechanical career field, and has departed for basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. Ronald A. Rockel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Rockel of Dallas City, has received a promotion to airman second class in BOX OFFICE for BLACK HILLS PASSION PLAY will be open SUNDAY 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Register-Mail Business Office 140 South Prairie St. Phone Reservations Accepted Phone 342-5161 the Air Force. He is a student in a radio operator course at Keesler AFB, Miss. Pvt. Oscar W. Wing Jr. has been transferred from Ft. Bliss, Tex., to Ft. Sill, Okla. Wing and his wife live at 1211 Andrews Ave., Lawton, Okla. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wing of Alpha. Ronald E. Huttcnslinc, son of Mrs. Mildred Harris of Oquawka, was promoted to specialist fifth class this month. He is a construction specialist in the 173rd Airborne Brigade on Okinawa. He attended Aledo High School. Navy WAVE Karen J. Wallace recently completed 10 weeks of basic training at the Naval Training Center in Bainbridgc, Md. After a 14-day leave, she will report to the Photographer's Mate School at Pensacola, Fla. Her notlicr ij Mrs. H. E. Wallace, 135 Sumner St. Training as an Air Force fuel specialist will shortly begin for Airman William A. Taylor, son of Mrs. Harriet C. Taylor of Kirkwood. He will go to Amarillo AFB, Tex., from Lackland AFB, Tex., for the course work. Taylor Cokel Pfc. Bernard L. Cokel, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Cokel, 486 N. Prairie St., completed a week of testing and screening last month at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Memphis, Tenn. The tests helped determine his eligibility before entering Marine Corps aviation. Robert A. Bushncll, son of Mrs. Eula V. Shanley, 496 E. First St., has finished basic training at the Naval Training Center at Great Lakes. He will now be assigned to a service school or to a ship or shore station for on-the-job training. Lt. (j.g.) Gordon L. Malstrom, son of Dr. and Mrs. B. E. Malstrom, 564 E. Losey St., and William C. Finlcy, seaman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sydney C. Finley Sr., 618 S. Henderson St., are serving on the USS Kitty Hawk, an attack aircraft carrier. The ship will join the Seventh Fleet in October. Group Recalls Chautauqua Circuit Meets WOODHULL — Regular meeting of the Non-Partisan WCTU was held Sept. 13 in the home of Mrs. Elsa Youngren. Devotions were given by Mrs. Alma Johnson. A thank-you was read from Mrs. Eda Shroycr for a birthday remembrance. Mrs. Florence Anderson read papers on "The Cold War, Sniffles and Sneezes," and read an editorial on "Chautauqua Meetings" and programs in Woodhull many years ago. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! REPORT ON SUMMER TRAINING — These and Harry (Doc) Zcldes, Navy veterans in the senior high school boys at left joined the Gales- reserves. Students at left in front row arc Daniel burg Naval Reserve unit when they were L. Shane, William E. Ackman, William J. juniors and last summer experienced boot train- Greene and Thomas E. Adams Jr, In back row ing at Great Lakes. The unit recruiting team at arc George D. Short, James W. Gaines and right comprises Don Robinson, Marion Wallace Gary D. Wilson. Biggsville PTA Organize BIGGSVILLE - The first meeting of the Biggsville Parents Club was held Sept. 9 at the Biggsville Grade School gym. John F. Eckley, new principal, introduced the grade school teachers. The group voted to undertake the job of sorting material and cleaning out the old high school, articles to be sold at a white elephant sale. The frist grade won the traveling picture fo; having the most parents present. The following committee heads were appointed: ways and means, Mr. and Mrs. James W. Millar, and program, Mrs. Don Holford; room mothers are: First grade, Mrs. Marion Shappell; second, Mrs. John Eckley; third, Mrs. Ray Boyer; fourth, Mrs. Robert Davis; fifth, Mrs. Robert Seymour; sixth, Mrs. Jess Higbee; seventh, Mrs. Eddie Gibb, eighth, Mrs. Kenneth Carlson. Mr. In-Shoo-Oh, an international changee from Korea, was guest speaker for the evening. He is staying in the Mr. and Mrs. Van W. Meyer farm home. FROM GERMANY TO U. S. RESERVES—Lt. James B. Dice, commander of the local Naval Reserve unit, swears in Daus Hcmmer as a member of the organization. Looking on at right is Lt. Ralph Whiteman of Monmouth, executive officer. Hcmmer's father was a draftee in the German Army during World War II. Naval Reserves Open to High School Boys Junior and senior high school boys have been invited to investigate enlistment opportunities in the Electronics Division D-20, Galesburg Naval Reserve organization headquartered at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, 1881 E. Fremont St. Seven boys currently seniors at Galesburg High School, who joined the unit when they were juniors, completed their first boot camp training of 14 days last summer at the Great Lakes Training Station. The summer program also provides a 14-day fresh water cruise on Lake Michigan. The group included Daniel L. Shane, 240 E. South St., William E. Ackman, 608 Ohio Ave., William J. Greene, 492 W. First St., Thomas E. Adams Jr., 916 Chamberlain St., George D. Short, 720 E. Grove St., James W. Gaines, 954 Maple Ave., and Gary D. Wilson, 83 Garfield Ave. Father Served in German Army Newest recruit in the organization is Daus Hcmmer, son of a former soldier in the German Army of World War II. The son, a senior at Galesburg High School, was born and attended the first three grades in Essen, Germany. In 1955 the family came to Galesburg. The elder Hemmer, Karl, was drafted into the German Army BUYING SELLING YOU GET RESULTS FAST WHEN YOU READ AND USE WANT ADS A Want Ad costs only pennies per line yet it reaches hundreds of interested buyers. They see your ad then reach for the phone and in no time at all you've made a good sale and they've made a good buy! TO PLACE YOUR WANT AD CALL 342-5161 REGISTER MAIL WANT ADS early in the war and saw service in 1940 with the Army of Occupation in France. He also saw service in Poland, Hungary, Rumania, Czechoslovakia and Russia. During an attempt to rescue a fellow soldier, Hemmer was injured by an exploding land more than six weeks and was hospitalized four months. He earned six service medals. Following his arrival in Galesburg, he became a maintenance employe of St. Mary's Hospital, a position he holds today. The family lives at 743 W. Berrien mine in Russia. He was blind St. Stronghurst School Board Hikes Levy STRONGHURST—The Board of Education Monday night adopted its tax levy which calls for an increase of $5,500 over last year's. The board discussed the enrollment trend in the lower grades and decided to do some investigation of the ungraded primary system for these grades. Enrollment figures show that there are 272 children enrolled in grades 1-8 and 120 in the high school for a total of 392 students. In other business, school directors authorized that the driver education car for 1963-64 school year be purchased from Neff Implement Co. of Stronghurst. The board also directed the superintendent to have the old school bus body removed from the west end of the football field. The board also conducted a discussion on regulations regarding long haircuts for boys. College Board Tests Offered At Stronghurst STRONGHURST — Juniors and seniors in the high school have been advised that they can take the PSAT test Tuesday, Oct. 15. The test is a preliminary exami. nation to the college board test. In some cases, the test is used for scholarship purposes. Forms for seniors to register for the Illinois state scholarship exams have been distributed. These tests will be given Saturday, Nov. 9. Parents who have questions regarding these tests and scholarships should contact the school office. In most cases, the registering deadline is approximately one month in advance of the test. KEEP THEM TOGETHER If you have several policies "floating around" to cover your comprehensive personal liability and the various hazards of home ownership, it's time you let go of these separate policies. It is more economical and convenient to bring them together in one Homeowner's package. Call for details. LAWRENCE D. JOHNSON INSURANCE Main and Cherry Sts. Phone 342-4181 Representing The Aetna Casualty and Surety Company ot Hartford, Conn. IN DOWNTOWN GALESBURG YOUR PRESCRIPTION HEADQUARTERS SUN. - MON. - TUES. SALE LET US Fill Your Next Prescription As You Know WE SAVE YOU MONEY! EVE READY ANTI PRESTONE FREEZE GALLON Greer Peaches 1 lb., 14 oz. 4 - 89 PAPER TOWELS Count LARGE ZIPPER M STUDENT GYM BAGS '1.98 END TABLES Walnut Finish — With Step Should Sell for $12.98 5.99 MOUSE TRAPS KANT-MISS 2 for 14 C FINGER-TIP TOWELS 49c Sellers D-CON REDI-MIX KILLS RATS AND MICE lib. $5.95 VALUE HEATING PADS 2.66

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