Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 26, 1963 · Page 15
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Editor Pens For Censor Editorials By ROBERT BERRELLEZ GUATEMALA (AP) — The desk of Clemente Marroquin Rojas, peppery editor of the newspaper La Hora, is cluttered with unpublished antigovernment editorials. He turns out a new one every day. At the end of each he invariably adds a line: "Because I know this will not be approved for publication, may it serve to enlighten the censor." La Hora is the only newspaper with a censor in all Guatemala. The other newspapers, warned by the government not to publish anything critical of it, practice a form of self-censorship. When it came down to the fiery Marroquin Rojas, however, it was like asking Niagara to hush up. The editor represents one sector of resistance to a 6-months old military regime which many Guatemalans fear is turning into a long-playing dictatorship. "We have a brand new, bubbly volcano—right in the presidential palace," says a Guatemalan politician, now idle. "We're wondering just when it'll erupt." A taciturn, career military officer, Col. Enrique Peralta Azurdie, calls signals, as chief of government. The army stepped in March 30 to boot out President Miguel Ydigoras who was in the last stages of a six-year term, called by Guatemalans the most corrupt in their history. The army has shown no sign of relinquishing power. Col. Peralta once mentioned a period of two years before elections, but has not recently reaffirmed that. The government has undertaken administrative and fiscal reforms but there is widespread apprehension about accompanying measures that liquidated almost all vestige of constitutional guarantees, including the inviolability of home and person and the right of expression. People are living under a state of siege, a modified form of martial law. A new law says that after four years cotton growers must devote land to other crops to protect the soil. They contend the law will destroy their thriving business. Owners of sugar mills were ordered to pay an arbitrary price to cane growers after the Ministry of Agriculture could not solve the problem. In these and other measures, many Guatemalans have seen the fine hand of experienced politicians working with the military in the transition from a strong military machine to a powerful civilian apparatus of the future. Ex-Woodhull Resident Has 87th Birthday WOODHULL - Mrs. Sarah Abrahamson, a former resident of Woodhull, observed her 87th birthday anniversary Sept. 15. Mrs. Abrahamson now resides at the Schrader Nursing Home at 490 N. Cherry St. in Galesburg. She was the recipient of many cards and flowers. Miss Belle Miller of Rock Island spent an afternoon with Gertrude and Ethel Clough. Miss Rosalie Huff will begin her sophomore year at Monmouth College this term. Mrs. Barbara Hammerlund began her second year as a stu- Goiesburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, III. Thursday, Sept. 26, 1963 15 Hospital Notes MAIL (ED) MAN—Ever wonder what's in those mail storage boxes? A photographer in Cleveland, Ohio, thought he had the answer when he snapped this picture, but it turned out to be only a mailman resting his very tired feet. dent at Bradley University, Peoria. Mrs. Aileen Litton of Galesburg, formerly of Woodhull, is visiting in the home of her son and daughter-in-law and infant son, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Litton. Colombia is the only South American country which fronts on both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Are You Wanting to Lose Weight? Try PARK DRIVE Fortified NON /O FAT MILK Has all the Vitamins and Minerals of Regular Milk with very low calorie content. This product is designed to maintain tha delicious flavor of regular milk. Those who wish to lose or maintain a desired weight can feel free to drink as much as you like and still be able to lose or maintain that weight. HOME DELIVERY SERVICE Your Family Deserves the Best in Dairy Products. CALL "US" FOR HOME DELIVERY — 343-2149 WE DELIVER THREE TIMES PER WEEK! Galesburg - Knoxville - Abingdon Guaranteed PERFECT FLAVOR IN EVERY DROP. with new ARO-VAC VACUUM MILK TREATMENT, — ORDER NOW — In QUARTS, V% GALLONS or our Economical GALLON JUG, BOTTLED IN GLASS to protect the purity of milk and the health of your family. 2 Convenient Locations Plus Home Delivery New Park Drive Dairy Store Broad and Fremont Sts. Complete Line of FRESH DAIRY PRODUCTS—ICE CREAM, CHEESES, BAKERY PRODUCTS. OPEN 7 AM, TO 10 P.M. DAILY INCLUDING SUNDAYS, Park Drive Dairy Corner Lossy and Whitesboro 343-2149 for Home Delivery Ophiem Unit Plans Coffee OPHIEM — Women's Auxiliary to the Ophiem American Legion planned a coffee in the Legion Hall Oct. 22 at its regular meeting. Serving will be from 8 to 11 a.m. The 15th District convention will be held Oct. 11 in Kewanee and Mrs. Chester Wexell was appointed as a delegate. Mrs. James Peterson, president appointed chairmen as follows: Mrs. Harmon Bowman, Amer­ icanism; Mrs. Chester Gordon, child welfare; Mrs. Earl Anderson, civil defense; Mrs. Ada Anderson, community service; Mrs. John Steffen, coupons; Mrs. Curtis Briggs, education and scholarship and Girls State; Mrs. Nena Rosene, Gold Star; Junior activities, Mrs. Everett Anderson. Mrs. A. E. Ossian, legislative; Mrs. W. J. Nelson, liaison; Mrs. Donald Gould, membership; Mrs. Sheldon Larson, music; Mrs. Robert Kelley, national security; Mrs. Bohman, Pan American relations; Mrs. W. J. Nelson, Past President's Parley; Mrs. George Green, poppies; Mrs. Ada Ander- Seaton Scouts Organized SEATON — Richard Bowman, scoutmaster, met with eight boys Sept. 1!) at the Seaton Presbyterian Church. William Fair is junior assistant scoutmaster. James Bohan was named Owl patrol leader and Johnny Waugh Fox patrol leader. James Bohan was named den chief of the Cub Scouts. Mr. Bowman attended a scoutmaster meeting Saturday at Camp Mensery, near Silvis. Seaton Circles Meet The Seaton Circles of the Center Presbyterian Church met Sept. 17. Mrs. E. L. Kingry was hostess to the Rachel Circle at her home, assisted by Miss Rilla Van Eaton, Mrs. Gerald Melton and Mrs. Lucile Smith. Mrs. Merle Waugh gave the topic and Mrs. Charles Harlan the Bible. The Ruth Circle met at the home of Mrs. James Davies, assisted by Mrs. Ward Jones, Mrs. Julia Chambers and Mrs. Harry Bird. Mrs. Paul Sheriff gave the topic and Mrs. Harry Bird the Bible. Call On VA Patient Mrs. Wally Backus of Elmhurst and Mrs. Martha Langley of LaGrange,came Friday to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Van Fleet of Alexis. Saturday, Mrs. Backus, Mrs. Langley, Mrs. Van Fjeet and Mrs. Frank Otto drove to Iowa City to see Mr. Otto at the Veterans Hospital. 4-H'crs Hold Session The first meeting of the year for the A-OK's 4-H Club was held Sept. 23 at 1717 Bateman St. New officers and projects for the coming year were discussed. A story on fire hazards was read by Cathy Tuthill. From Oilsoti GILSON — Mrs. Innis Putnam has returned home from Cottage Hospital, where she had been a patient several weeks and is much improved. Arvid Bushong has returned home from Cottage Hospital. He spent 53 days there. Birthdays Observed Mrs. Anna Rosine and Arthur were dinner guests at the home of Mr. awl Mrs. Gottfrid Benson in Galesburg Sunday when their daughters and their families were home to celebrate tlteir birthdays with their mother. Mrs. Benson's birth date is Sept. Ll; Mrs. Earl. fSvea) Anderson, of Monmouth, Sept. 23; Mrs. Arvid (Ruth) Anderson, of Galesburg, Sept. 20. 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