Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 27, 1973 · Page 7
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 7

Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, June 27, 1973
Page 7
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S (jdlesburg Register-Mail, Golesburg, III. Wednesday, June 2/, Galva Council Okays Sale Of Old Maintenance Garage GALVA - The City Council v - 4 "— • • - — - « last night sold the city maintenance garage on West Division Street to the Galva Foundry Co. located adjacent to the garage. The company paid a total of $8,500 which included a $6,000 bid and the return of $2,500 which the city advanced the foundry in 1940 as an inducement to locate its business in Galva. One other bid was submitted, that of John Demi Excavating Co., of Kewanee for $7,850. Mayor James B. Young said he favored the foundry bid because of the firm's benefits to the community including 70 projected new jobs by fall. Possession of the maintenance building and grounds may not be given until Nov. 1. The sale followed the award ing of contracts several weeks ago for the construction of a new maintenance garage at the east city limits which will include offices, restrooms, storage of vehicles, equipment, repair areas, and material storage. Financing will be done in part with the city's share of federal revenue shares. city streets will be given scari Road Program The 1973 city roads improvement program was discussed by Sherman Raley, superintendent of streets. About 25 blocks of fying treatment and" rock, and more will be given the oil and chipping treatment through co- |operatlon between the city and county. The original plans for im (provement of city streets through cooperation between the Henry County Highway Depart .ment had to be tabled as the re [suit of heavy rains and county road problems this spring. The council was told that a letter had been sent by the city clerk to the Chicago Rock Is- .and and Pacific Railroad in protest of the condition of the local Rock Island depot. The city claims the depot is a fire ,a safety hazard and warned (that steps will be taken to alleviate the problem as has been the case with other unattended buildings within the city. The council was advised that the letter will be referred to the proper authorities. , The council was advised that .the city's request for federal funding for sewage improve- •Young indicated ttet the city should be notified within the next week on its chances for federal funding to upgrade its sewage system to meet state requirements. Young said he I felt there was a good chance Galva MRS. SUSAN HEPNEft CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Third Ave. Phone 932-272S for the additional funds although new requirements by the state might change the outlook for the federal funding. The Galva Camp Fire Girls will conduct a paper and clothing drive on July 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the city municipal parking lot. AH paper products which are recyclable and warm weather clothing will be accepted. The Women's Committee of the Henry County Farm Bureau and Galva Scouts will cooperate in the bimonthly drive. Clothing which will' be collected will be sent to Thailand in care of a Galva serviceman who is teaching there. S Killed In \2-Car Crash Residents of Nursing Home R_ D^ed L», f CHICAGO (UPI)-Three per- funding tor sew ^ md , t d £ •„ ment has beenmoved froman g on Interstate 81 to a 37 priority category. HI1 r, Ilrr , B „ nit rim™ 194 near suburban Elk Grove Township. Another person was in serious condition at North[west Community Hospital "in Arlington Heights. Police said Anthony Wilson, [23, Island Lake, Beverly Mackson, 27, Chicago, and Ralph Peters, 31, Chicago, were pro nounced dead on arrival at the hospital. The three fatally injured per sons were riding in an eastbound auto when their car was struck head-on by a westbound auto driven by Robert Lilley, [27, Schaumberg, a police spokes man said. Lilley suffered multiple fractures to one leg as well asl multiple face and head injuries. | China Explodes Nuclear Device NEW DELHI (UPI) - China exploded a powerful nuclear device today at Lop Nor in the northwestern Chinese province of Sinkiang, the Bhabha Atomic Research Center in Bombay said. The center said that the nuclear explosion occurred at 9:25 a.m. (11:55 p.m. EDT Tuesday.) The yield appeared to be equivalent to one to two megatons of TNT, the center said. A megaton is a million tons of TNT. BUSHNELL — It's homecom- inc time for residents of the Prairie City Nursing Center at Prairie City. The home's occupants were forced to find shelter elsewhere after a June 2 storm ripped away a section of the roof and rain damaged the interior. Mrs. Marie Myers, the administrator, said residents were being moved back in shifts. All were expected to be returned by today. After the roof was replaced, the interior was cleaned and repainted. "The residents were so happy to be back that it was worth all the hard work," Mrs. Myers said. Nearly 2% inches of rain fell FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. F&M Is Pleased To Accept Your TAXES For Knox County In Our Drive-In, Walk-Up and Main Bank or By Mail, THE FARMERS AND MECHANICS BANK GALESBURG, ILLINOIS MEMBER OF FEDERAL DEPOSfT INSURANCE CORPORATION i Tuesday on the Bushnell area. City officials received reports of flooded basements and streets in some areas. Light* ning ripped bark off two trees in front of the residence of Mrs. Edna Quigley, 796 E. Main St. Bushnell - Prairie City school officials aiwouneed today that summer activities in the schools are in full swing with more than 350 students participating. A total of 39 elementary students are enrolled in remedial reading programs. Mrs. Louise Shanklin and Miss Carla Haymaker are the instructors. Thirty-eight elementary pupils are enrolled In remedial mathematics courses being taught by Mrs. llene Lawson and Mrs. Elizabeth Scott. BUSHNELL •- * * — —— ,., MRS. JAY CLEMENS CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 660 W. Hurst St Phone 772-2240 The first of four educational tours for elementary pupils this summer was conducted last Friday. The children went to Peoria to visit Planetarium Lakeview Center, the airport and Glen Oak Park Zoo. Supervisors on this trip were Mrs. Betty Lorfeld, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Elizabeth Hiel and Mrs. Richardson. Next tour will be Friday'to Dickson Mounds State Park near Lewistown. More than 225 students in grades 542 are enrolled in music activities. A high school level credit,course In typing is being offered to 18 students, i Bushnell Rotary Club officers were installed Monday night at the Stable Supper Club by Ketric Klingman, Canton, past district governor. New officers who will assume their duties July 1 are Robert VerSteeg, president; Leroy Crt'm, % vice president; Shelby Wrestler, secretary, and Don Wooldridge, treasurer. Al Bliven, Tom Baird, Benny Hilton and Stephen Bliven of the Bushnell Christian Church attended a men's area fellowship meeting Monday night at the Monmouth Christian Church. Lost Crocodile ":i Found by Dog ' PORTE TOLLE, Italy (UPI) — Porte Tolle's .great crocodile scare is over. A dog led a hunter find a policeman to where Jao, a 40- dny-old American crocodile, was hiding on the banks of the river Po, and they captured It. Hundreds of parsons had been looking for the crocodile—which is only 20 inches long but could grow to 20 feet—ever since it escaped from a circus five days ago. Od Your FALSE TEETH Drop, Slip, or Fall? Don't koop worrying about vouf fnlso tooth dropping nt the wrong time. A donturo ndhosivo can heln. FASTEBTH* Rives donturea a longer, Armor, steadier hold. 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