Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 27, 1973 · Page 8
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 8

Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, June 27, 1973
Page 8
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Alpha News ^ITPood Board of Education ipproves Grant Application ACPHA-AIWOM) School Dlft-lclpal, plans to attend a work- trict 223 Board of Education shop at Peoria Aug. 9-10 members voted Juno 20 to apply for a federal grant to purchase materials tor the district's new learning center. Board members were also told remedial reading program noxt year would qualify" for state funds. The board voted to purchase a complete series of Olnn reading texts for grades 1-0. Texts tor the first three grades will be purchased In the time for use In the fall, and books for the remaining three grades will be purchased tho following year. Shorter Day?' School officials reported they are Investigating the possibility pf shortening tho school day without) disrupting the existing class plan. In other business, the board: — Heard a report from the treasurer that the funds for the Ralph Kelly music scholarship have been invested and will draw 5% per cent interest. — Accepted a bid from Alexander Lumber Co., Woodhull, to replace two doors at the high school for $215. Okay Request — Approved a request by. the Alpha-Woodhull Jaycees to use school facilities for community Fun Days July 14-15. — Was told that Horace Bishop, elementary school prln- RON DAVIS '"AT* HAHOLtJ WILSON BEALTV lTSVw. Hiaiamh Ph. ao-aloa Mrs. Harold Grams showed slides of Alaskan missions when Baptist Women's Soolely members met June 9 at tho home of Mrs, Howard McCurdy. Members made plans to host a party for residents of Hillereat Nursing Home July 3, and approved a donation to a mental [health service. Mm Community Church School will close June 29. A total of 9B children are enrolled. Rev. Don Funk is director; Mrs. James Bethel], secretary-treasurer, and Ann Engstrom, music director. Dinner guests June 18 at the home of Mrs. Edith Bohman were Mrs*. Ray Bohman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Mrs. Carl Malln, Park Ridge, and H. R. Bohman, Oklahoma City, Okla. Guests at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Morland are John Morland and Mrs. Dennis Naught, Portland, Ore. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Low- ridge have returned from a 10- day vacation in Oklahoma and Kansas. They toured Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Okla., and visited Mrs. Frank Shade, Ft. Scott, Kan. Matter of Fact The beginnings of chess are unknown though many scholars believe it originated in northern India from a-Hindu game called "ehaturanga" about A.D. 500. Its name is derived from the Persian word "shah," meaning king. Checkmate is from "shm <nat," meaning the king is dead, The World Almanac says. When the Arabs conquered Persia in the 600s they learned the game and brought it to Europe. 'TIS OFF SALE EVENT! 758/676 Touch & Sew* machine with cabinet $1 Superb results assured with this do- luxe machine, It has the exclusive glnoer/ push-button front drop-in bobbin, 18 Interchangeable stitches, bu IMn buttonholer, more! OFF REG. PRICE .A.-.A,A .A.,A\-A: t A. 15 Interchangeable stitches With Pacasetter oabfnet •M" I ll Push-button , drop-In bobbin Fa$h\on Mate* zig-zag 9QYting machine 257 ,' With ^elusive front drop-in bobbin, other great features! REG. 89.95 °S8ff>£« SINGER 111 E. MAIN ST GALESBURG Phono 343-5019 •A Trad.maik ol THE SINGEH COMPANY Galesburg Regisrer-Mqil, Galesburg,...111. Wednesday, June 27, \973 ^vo Time J.IK V •"*» 'v. • • • t • • • i • • v. or When it comes to buying an existing property or building a new home we at Home Savings want to help. Many many times the experiences we've gained over the years can be very helpful to you, the prospective home owner. Our friendly home loan officers know property values, building trends and the areas in which you ,desire to live. We can help . . . we w a n t to help. Stop in today and visit, there's absolutely no obligation. When You Finance Your Home ... At Home You Have These Advantages f • COMPETITIVE RATES • NO RESTRICTION ON ASSUMPTIONS • PRE-PAYMENT PRIVILEGES UP TO 25 YEARS TO PAY • QUICKEST NO RED-TAPE SERVICE AROUND See the Model City of Galesburg on Display in Our Homestead Room We Have Hundreds of Home Plans That You Are Invited to Browse Through. 1MGS EQUAL H0USM LENDER AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 50 EAST MAIN STREET PHONE 342-4149 *

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