Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 26, 1963 · Page 12
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, September 26, 1963
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12 Golesbura Reflister-Mail, Galesbura, III. Thursday, Sept. 26, 1963 Negro Actor Has to Live In a Hurry By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP)-" I think of life as a struggle," said Sidney P6fticr, "and a struggle at the core of which is man's effort to fashion order out of chaos. "Because he has a mind and a brain, he is predoomed to this struggle eternally." At 39 Poitier, a man who says he "had to live in a hurry," is rated by many as the world's greatest Negro actor. Although he feels that personally he is the exception to racial discrimination in the theater—if there is an exception'" — Sidney has taken a leading role in the fight against segregation. "I have to be active in it," he 6aid, "because I believe that out of that chaos must come social order. And part of that order will be integration." Poitier's own life has been a victorious struggle against ignorance and poverty. Raised in barefoot and happy freedom on an island in the Bahamas, he came to this country at the age of 15 after only one year of formal schooling. Before he joined the Army, which trained him in physiotherapy, Sidney worked as a longshoreman, ditch digger, pin boy in a bowling alley, truck driver, store clerk and parking lot attendant. It was after leaving the service In 1945 that he decided to become an actor. He set out in an intensive program of self-education, listening to the radio to improve his pronunciation, endlessly reading and studying the dictionary to build his vocabulary. He worked as a janitor to support himself while taking acting lessons. "It was lonely work, and I hate loneliness," he recalled. "But loneliness has been my partner all my life — and still is to some extent. "I don't lead a social life. I don't go to dances or night clubs. I am as much of a recluse as I can be and not have it too noticeable. My greatest recreation is TIZZY By Kate Osatin etc*** • WJ If WK kb TM, I* 9X M. 0* *l think 1 did something wrong. My trea9tirerV report •shows wa had a deficit of $487,992.34!" The Black Hills PASSION PLAY Sept. 29 & 30 Sunday Matinee at 2:30 p.m Evenings — 8:00 p.m. Prices $1.60 • $2.20 • $2.75 Student Matinee MONDAY — 12:45 p.m. Prices 75c Call or write for tickets Galesburg Register-Mail 140 S. Prairie 342-5161 doing things with my three children." Poitier won recognition from critics in such stormy pictures as "The Defiant Ones" and "The Blackboard Jungle." In his latest Mm, "Lilies of the Field," he plays a low-key role as a wandering workman who comes to the aid of five refugee nuns trying to build a chapel in the Arizona desert. "I've been the angry young man for too long," he said. "I want now to do pictures that make people feel glad they're human and that point out being alive is fun." Allona Church Sets Rally Day ALTONA - Rally day at the Altona Methodist Church will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. The program will include music from the children's and junior choirs under the direction of Verna Mae Bloomquist; presentation of promotion certificates, and a tribute to all the teachers and superintendents. Superintendent Willis Swanson will present his assistants, Mrs. Vera Nelson, Mr. Carroll Graves and Mr. Lavern Theesfeld. Department superin tendents are Mrs. Gladys Hopkins and Mrs. James Hayes. Teachers include Mrs. Donna O'Hearn, Mrs. Russell Clay, Miss Marsha Copeland, Miss Lena Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Icenogle, Miss Verna Mae Bloomquist, Eldon Ekstedt, Lester Stevens, Mrs. Ed Thuline, Mrs. Bernard Eklund, Mrs. Elmer Bloomquist, Mrs. Henry Larson and Mrs. Oliver Nelson. Smash Offer - $ 89.95 COFFEE TABLE OR REGULAR HEIGHT CONSOLE SWING SPEAKER STEREO Console Players 5 STYLES - EASY TERMS SMASH HITS ll 45 ll • Blue Velvet • Sally Go Round the Roses • Cry Baby • Busted • Donna the Prima Donna • (My In America • Talk to Me • Mean Woman Blues • My Boyfriend's Back • Fools Rush In • Maria Elena • Washington Square • Grass Is Greener • Down at Papa Joes • First Day Back at School • The Day the Sawmill Closed Down • Down on Bending Knees Long Plays • Shut Down • Surlin with the Astronauts • Sinatra's Sinatra • • 14K Folk Songs —Limeliters • September Song —J. Durante • Night Beat —Sam Cooke • Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul —Ray Charles • Trini Lopez at PJ's • The James Brown Show • Barbara Strisand • Golden Hits of the Four Seasons • Chuck Berry on Stage • Best of the Chad Mitchell Trio • Hollywood My Way -—Nancy Wilson • Ring of Fire —J. Cash • Don't Think Twice Complete Line of ZENITH ... TRANSISTOR RADIOS $19.95 up TABLE MODEL RADIOS $19.95 up CLOCK RADIOS $19.95 up AM-FM Regular and Multiplex Radios Complete Line* . . . Stereo Component* Voice of Music — Pilot The PLATTER Woodhull Resident Taken to Hospital WOODHULL - Mrs. Charles Heflin was admitted to the Moline Public Hospital Sunday by ambulance following a slight stroke which she suffered that morning. Mrs. Susie Kelley and Mrs. Rena Weaver returned to their homes in Detroit, Mich., following a visit in the David Crouse and Fred Elliott homes. Belmont Unit Of WSCS Gains Rating BELMONT - The WSCS met Sept. 20 at the home of Mrs. Torrence Free. Mrs. Eugene Hillman assistant hostess. Guests were Mrs. Mary Nicols and Mrs. Richard Nicols. The prayer circle was in charge of Mrs. Myrtle Ash spiritual life secretary. A letter from the district secretary of promotion, Mrs. Virgil Bodeen, stated that the Belmont society had achieved the rating of a Standard Society for the year of 1962-63. The Week of Prayer and Self- Denial will be held in connection with the October meeting. Mrs. Paul Dreher, Mrs. Pete Fredrickson and Mrs. James Free were named to solicit pies for the Edward Smith hog sale Oct. 5. Mrs. Pete Fredrickson, Mrs. Leo Smith and Mrs. Richard Ballard were named to prepare the ways and means committee for the ensuing year. Mrs. Everett Fredrickson gave the lesson, "Our Mission Today," with Mrs. Pete Fredrickson taking the part of the Muslim woman. Mrs. Torrence Free gave a talk on "Why she believes that Christian faith has a mission to all people and why we must send missionaries to all people even those of other religions." Mrs. Edward Smith and Mrs. James Free also had a part in the program. Mrs. Paul Dreher gave a talk "Concerning the Kingdom of God." WEETIE PIE By Nadine Seltzer Utah's Great Salt Lake is much saltier than the oceans of the world. Island Parks Two United States National Parks are located on islands: Isle Royale National Park is on Isle Royale in Lake Superior off the Michigan coast and Hawaii National Park lies on the islands of Hawaii and Maui. You are invited to attend a special showing of Fall Knits Friday, September 27 on Corsons Second Floor See elegant knit creations informally modeled all day Friday including the stunning Rondo double knit wool shift illustrated. Charcoal or taupe. $40. Fashions — Second Floor "That's their 22nd orbit around the block! Our future astronauts are sure going to have strong legs!" Diverted Waters Late at night and in the winter, when there are few sightseers around, Niagara Falls is partial­ ly "shut off," the feat being accomplished by diverting waters of the Niagara River into power plants and away from the falls. neewsst look In fall fashions V/z" set back heels "Ce Bon" by Life Stride The look of Fall '63 demands a new silhouette afoot . . . and it's now at Carsons set in neat, uncluttered lines to give you a sophisticated statement of fashion . , . perfect for any occasion intextured black calf with square throat, tapered toes, '12.99 Shoe Salon — Second Floor This Fall Go In Modelli Italian Mohair ... hand knit sweaters created in Italy with metico. lous workmanship to give you a perfect fit In 60% mohair-, 45% wool, 5% nylon, the perfect fabric. Choose from dazzling pastels and designs now at Carson*. 36-40. '13 and '15 Jock Winter Stretch Pants for Young Individualists They really stretch! Tailored of gabardine weave 60% rayon, 40% helenca nylon with concealed side ripper and tab. They move marvelously with you I Now at Carsons in a stretcherous variety of colors. 8-16. *13 Women's Sportswear —• Second Floor

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