10 Golesburg Register-Moil, Galesburg, Tuesdoy, Oct. 1, 1963 Travelogue, Style Revue Feature Warren Homemakers 'Australians Hurry, Too, But With Courtesy' By ROSEMARY ISREAL Monmouth Correspondent, Galesburg Register-Mail MONMOUTH - Mrs. Justin Y. Wagy took members of the Warren County Homemakers Extension Association on a picture trip to Australia Monday afternoon at the association's 35th annual meeting held in Kirkwood at the Methodist Church. Mrs. Wagy, president of the Illinois Homemakers Extension Federation was one of six Illinois delegates who went last fall to the 10th triennial Associated Country Women of the World Conference which was held in Melbourne, Australia. Yesterday the Warren County ladies enjoyed viewing picture slides of the trip, showing stops in Honolulu, Fiji Islands, New Zealand and finally Melbourne. Mrs. Wagy told her experiences in tiie various places, explaining that while they were different in many ways, basically life was the same as in the United States — hurry. She said she did notice that the main difference in their hurry was they maintained their courtesy, which was so noticeable both in adults and youngsters. Travels 20,000 Miles The conference which was attended by some 1,200 persons represented 41 countries, with 69 from the United States. Mrs. Wagy said her trip to the conference covered 20,000 miles of travel by train and jet. The slides showed Hawaii's beautiful flowers and places of interest; the Fiji Island's colorful rituals, including the changing of the guard and the native dances. Mrs. Wagy pointed out that New Zealand has more sports fields and arenas, per pc alation, than any other country in the world and that business on Saturday and Sunday is at a complete standstill while shopkeepers attend athletic contests. During the morning session yesterday, presided over by Mrs. Willis Mitchell, the opening prayer was given by Mrs. Scott Shrode with Mrs. Russell Florv leading the pledge. Mrs. Lawrence Lee, soloist, was accompanied by Mrs. Fred Bear. Greetings were given from D. Carroll Walters, Farm Bureau president; Stanley Sims, farm adviser, and Mrs. Leo V. Johnson, District III director of the Illinois Homemakers Extension Association. Units Receive Awards After various reports were read, unit awards were given by Mrs. Willard Greenstreet. Jennie Killey unit received three outstanding awards for having all dues paid for 1962-63; for the largest gain in membership over last year and for being the first unit to have dues paid in 1963. Mrs. George Gaskill Jr., made the 4-H Recognition Award which went to "" s. Robert Conway who Escape Injuries RIO — Charles H. Earp of Alexis, operator of a pickup truck, and Eugene Lake of Rio, who was driving a 1963 model car, escaped injuries Monday morning when their vehicles collided a mile west of Rio. The vehicles were considerably damaged. READ THE WANT ADS1 has served as a leader for 15 years. Display designs Mrs. Harold Poling, recreation chairman, served as narrator for a style revue by members of the "Designing From Your Master Pattern" classes. Mrs. Robert Poorman played background music during the revue. Costumes from house dresses to casual wear and suits "*ere shown by: Mrs. James Martin, Little York Set Home Ec Council Meet For Thursday MONMOUTH — The Home Economics Extension Council of the Warren County Homemakers Extension Association will hold their monthly meeting Thursday morning at 9:30 in the conference room at the Farm Bureau Building. At noon a potluck dinner is planned for members of the Extension Council who have served for the past term, and new members of the council will be guests. At 1:30 Mrs. Edith Huffman, assistant state leader from the University of Illinois, will conduct a council training school for the Extension Council members. Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock the Point Pleasant unit will meet at the home of Mrs. Otto Ober John. The major lesson will be "Senior Citizens — Understanding Aging." The short feature will be on "Autumn and Halloween Dec orations." Monmouth HOSPITAL Born Monday—Girl to Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kneen, Monmouth. Boy to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Anders, Smithshire. Admitted Monday — Mrs. Anna Clayton, Joseph Young, Mrs. Gerald Kelley, Robert Francis, Herbert Hillman, Monmouth; Mrs. Nellie Stoots, Little York; Mrs. George Tobias, Keithsburg. Dismissed Monday — Master Dennis Clark, Monmouth; Otho Bowles, Roseville; Mrs. Annie Jensen, Little York. Warren Chapter OfNFOtoMeet In Monmouth MONMOUTH — Warren County Chapter of the National Farmers Organization will convene Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Monmouth YMCA Building. In announcing the session, Stewart Morris, chapter chairman, said members may sign up for the voluntary sales agreement on soybeans at the meeting. Morris pointed out that this agreement is aimed to give the NFO authority to sell the producer's soybeans not under $2.75 per bushel. He said processors in the past have been able to ride through the year pretty much with the supply they got at harvest. However, he observed, this was not true last year and the supply will be much smaller this year at harvest. Nite unit; Mrs. Irene Rescot, Mrs. Ivan Adkisson md Mrs. Frank Adkisson, Point Pleasant unit; Mrs. Jack McCrery, Gerlaw unit; Mrs. Edith Simmons, Greenbush unit; Mrs. Fre'' Heidenrlch. Jennie Killey unit; Mrs. Alvin Azdell, Park Ridge unit; Mrs. Clarence Gittings, Cameron unit; Mrs. James Hendel, Sm" ' <re unit and Miss Marie St. Ledger, Monmouth. At 12:15 luncheon was served in the church dining room by ladies of the church at tables attractively decorated with iall flowers. Following the luncheon, Mrs. William G. Firoved conducted memorial services for Mrs. Joe Sallee of the Coldbrook unit and Mrs. W. H. Arthur -.id Mrs. Ross Montgomery of the Louise McVey unit, who had died during the past year. Choose Office . fo Year Mrs. Russell Flory as chairman of the no inating committee, composed of Mrs. Frank Adkisson and Mrs. Ernest Robinson presented the following slate of officers: Mrs. Willis Mitchell, president; Mrs. Robert C. Sulli van, first vice president; Mrs. Willard Greenstreet, second vice president; Mrs. Donald E Browne, secretary; Mrs. Guy Fair, treasurer. Directors (County Committee Chairmen) — Mrs Don Schmalshof, 4-H and Youth; Mrs. Ralph Ault, Community in terests; Mrs. James Hendel, recreation; Mrs. Ivan Adkisson, mu sic; Mrs. Clinton Barr, public information; Mrs. Raymond Elliott, ways and means; Mrs. Max r,id' erson, special activities and Mrs Ralph Nisely, subject matter. Mrs. Ross Hanna installed the new officers during the afternoon session. Women on the annual meeting committee were Mrs. Harold I'ol- ing, chairman; Mrs. Henry Peirce, Mrs. Larry Boulware, Mrs. Ralph Ault, Mrs. Joe Watson, Mrs. Grover Dunbar and Mrs. William Verner. Oquawka OES Greets Guests OQUAWKA — Advance night for the Oquawka Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, was observed Sept. 20, at the Masonic Hall, at which time Esther Anderson and Rex Armstrong advanced to the East and served as worthy matron and patron. The following guest officers were introduced: Sandra Fullerton, Doren Leinbach, Madelyn Clore, Mildred Loveridge, Idella Wagy, Lois Leonard, Dorothy Fengel, Donna Edgerton, Robert Fengel, Jo Colver, Beulah Braun, Dorothy Leinbach, Mary Armstrong, Mary Katherine McClusky, Jessie Godfrey, Pago Randall Sr., Lowell Leonard, Shirley Randall, and Ruth Galbraith. Letha Palmer of Knoxville, was presented as guest of honor. Louise Dennison and Marilyn McGraw were hostesses for refreshments. Birth Record ALEXIS — Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Bohan received word Wednesday of birth of a daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. William Tracewell at Paducah, Ky. Mrs. Tracewell was formerly Frances Marion Bohan. Suggest Warren Tour Mississippi Beef Cattle Group Proposed Project MONMOUTH —A letter has been received by Stan ley Sims, Warren County farm adviser, from the county agent, Lee Thompson, of Marx, Miss. He stated that his farmers would like to come to Illinois and visit some cattle feedlots. Warren County is one of these that they would like to visit. He stated further "we raise a lot of good quality cattle, both Angus and Hereford. Our season is long with plenty of grass, plus oats and wheat for winter grazing. Our producers sell calves at weaning time, with some being carried over through the winter on winter grazing and then sold." Thompson said ' sippi farmers are much interested in establishing direct markets with feeders in this area. He suggested that they would like to take from eight to 12 farmers to this area about the middle of November and discuss livestock feeding and buying with feH'ot operator.':. Warren County cattle feeders interested in this type program were asked to contact Sims' office in Monmouth. A proposal a : so was made to make a return visit to Mississippi- Plot to Be Visited The corn seed dealers in War ren County are making preparations to harvest the corn demonstration plot, located on the Bruce Killey farm, near Roseville. Heading up this demonstration is Abram Hornback, president of the seed dealers in Warren County, with Stuart Mayhesv, vice chairman, and Art Ray, secretary-treasurer of the group. One of the big problems, says Hornback, is the weighing of the 140 different plots. There are 70 different hybrids planted in the plot by 18 different companies. Several corn combines will be used to harvest two of the four rows planted of each variety, as well as two rows of each of the four rows of check corn planted next to each variety. Crop Yields Released Warren County had an average wheat yield in 1963 of 48 bushels per acre. This is an increase of 14 bushels over 1962 and previous years. Oats yielded exactly the same in 1963 and in 1962, that being 56 bushels per acre. The 48-bushel yield, evidently, is the low figure when compared to other farmers in the area who had right around 70 bushels per acre. The use of nitrogen, super phosphate, or available phosphate, and potash is most essential to high wheat yields. Farmers planning to plant wheat should consider discing in their fertilizers in the fall. Nitrogen, however, can be applied in the spring. To Combine Plot The soybean variety plot located on the Frank and Donald Kirkpatrick farm at Roseville was harvested Sept. 27. Yields from the eight varieties will be released next week. The varieties planted are Lindarin, Lindarin 63, Harosoy, Harosoy 63. Hawk eye, Hawkeye 63, Shelby and Adams. The rest of the field will be in a variety known as Shelby. Line IN me fui ISLANDS WM described ftt tlMMfflftkefi DIMing IMMWy m KIIBWMU when ttoQ Humbert (I t# r ta ttppet photo) Mm. tttntd Pol* teg and MM. Willis Mitchell are shown looking at a piece of wood-fibre hand-painted cloth brought ffotn FIJI by speaker. Mrs. Wagy at right. MONMOUTHW FOR MISSED COPIES PHONE 734-4121 Before 6:30 College Bestows Student Honors MONMOUTH — Monmouth College students total* ing 130, were cited for scholastic achievement today at the honors convocation in the college auditorium. Approximately 81 upperclassmen were on the honor roll for the third term of the last academic year, with grade averages of 3.5 or MODELING ORIGINAL CREATIONS at Homemakers meet* ing Monday In Kirkwood are (1 to r la lower photo) Mrs. James Hendel, Mrs. Jack McCrery, Mrs. Myrtle Pox and Mrs. James Mnrtia. (Story la adjoining column). higher under the Mon mouth 4-point grading system. Of these 71 received certificates of scholastic achievement for attaining averages of 3.667 or higher. Forty-nine freshmen were recognized for ranking in the top 10 per cent of their high school class and received honors-in-entrance. Special prizes and awards went to Maureen Beck, a sophomore from Pocohontas, and James Rischer, a sophomore from Oaklawn, who were named recipients of the Ludwigsen Memorial Award. George Marsh, a junior from Waverly, was awarded the Lubrizol Chemistry Scholarship and James Nock, v a junior from Geneseo, was awarded the M Club trophy for the letterman hawing the highest grade point average. Assigned to Program Two students were recognized for participation in the Argonne semester program of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. They were Bruce Conard, a senior from Ferguson, Mo., who was selected for the Argonne program last spring, and Dean Peterson, a ow5 a Iflfjetliodidt C^liurclt Miss Mary Kathleen McKeown and Murrell L. Hollis were married Sunday afternoon at the First Methodist Church in Monmouth. Rev. John W. Collins officiated at the double-ring service at 2:30 o'clock for the daughter of Mrs. Lester McKeown and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hollis, all of Monmouth. As guests were being seated by James Killey, Charles Greer of Seaton, Richard Chard of Goodfield and Phil Krebs of Moline, Mrs. Jeanne Swanson was at the organ console for a prelude of nuptial music and the traditional wedding marches. She also accompanied Donald Gibb, soloist. Miss Ann McKeown preceded her sister to the altar as maid of honor, and John Lee Hollis acted as best man for his brother. Groomsmen were Sidney Vaughn Police Court Lists Offenders MONMOUTH — Terry Albert, 19, of 1011 S. Ninth St., was ticketed Monday at 11:45 p.m. for operating his car without a city sticker. Albert was ordered to appear in police court later today. Gerald L. Howell, 20, of 1133 S. Ninth St., was arrested today at 12:30 a.m. for making excessive noise with his car. He is scheduled to appear in police court Oct. 15. Miss Judith A. Chewning of 811 W. Broadway, a motorist, who was ticketed Saturday for a backing violation, appeared in police court Monday and was fined $10 by Police Magistrate Dale T. DeVore. and John Wilmot of Galesburg. Completing the wedding party were Miss Suellen Keller, and Miss Janet Gardner as bridesmaids and Linda and Debra Stewart, twin cousins of the bridegroom, who served as flower girls. Walks With Brother Given in marriage by her brother, Lynn McKeown, the bride wore a gown of white taffeta, fashioned with chapel length train. The bodice of her gown was designed with shaped midriff and sabrina neckline with Venice lace motifs decorating the upper front bodice and front of the bell-shaped skirt which featured a handmade rose at the back waistline. Her pure silk imported English illusion veil was caught to a forward headpiece of waxed orange blossoms, and her cascade bouquet was a detachable white orchid with phalaenopsis, white streamers and natural foliage. Sheath dresses of aqua oriented sheer, styled with short sleeves, scooped necklines and self bows at the back waistlines were worn by the three attendants, while their headpieces were made of white net over small white satin crowns. To accent their attire, each carried a Colonial bouquet of white pompons, blue net and white streamers. Fall flowers decorated the parlors of the church where a reception was held following the ceremony. Blue and white flowers were used on the serving table which was centered with the three-tiered wedding cake. Mrs. Everett McKeown, an aunt of the bride, Miss Marie Orwig, a cousin, Miss Nancy Genczo and Miss Carol Stefani and Miss Mary Ann McKeown shared serving honors. Miss Mary Vandenberg and Miss Carol Gingerich, diS' played the gifts. Guests were registered by the Misses Deanna Lipp and Carmen Burckhardt. A 1960 graduate of Monmouth High School, the bride will be graduated f-om Illinois State University at Normal with a bachelor of science degree in education in January. Her husband was graduated from Aledo High School 1958, attended Western Illinois University at Macomb, and is a September 1963 graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He is at present serving an apprenticeship to become a li censed embalmer and funeral di rector at the Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmoutti where 'he couple will reside. senior from Monmouth, currently at Argonne. Dr. Harry S. Manley, academic dean, presented the special prizes and awards and introduced new members of the faculty to the student body. Main address, "We Shall Grow," was given by Dr. Robert W. Gibson, college president. Others who participated in the program were Dr. J. Stafford Weeks, assistant professor of Bible and religion and college chaplain, who gave the invocation, and Student Council officers who led the academic procession. Head Groups Presidents of the three honorary scholastic fraternities ex* (Continued on Page 18) Warren County Marriage Licenses Terry Edward Owens and Judith Merle Melvin, Monmouth. Dale Al Hart and Norma Christine Bickell, Kirkwood. Leland Garland and Donna Wal- singer, Burlington. Richard Vestal and Sharon Chenault, Monmouth. Mr. and Mrs. Murrel L. H0III9 (Miss Mary Kathleen McKeown) Control Aids Listed AH Coaches Back MILWAUKEE (UPI) - Bobby Bragan's entire coaching staff with the Milwaukee Braves will return next year despite the fact that the Braves recently concluded their worst season in Milwaukee. Ken Silvestri, Dixie Walker, Jo Jo White and Whitlow Wyatt have all been given 1964 contracts. Bragan already has a 1964 contract. READ THE WANT ADS! Wildcats Lose Guard EVANSTON, III. (UPI)-Northwestern will be without the services of Jack Cvercko, its All- America guard, when the Wildcats tangle with Illinois on Saturday. Cvercko, who suffered a knee injury against Indiana will be out of action for more than a week. Admit Estates For Probate MONMOUTH - In Warren County Court Monday the estate of Harvey L. Adair of Roseville who died Aug. 13 was admitted for probate. According to the petition, he left personal property valued at $2,500 and real estate of undetermined value. Heirs are his widow and two daughters. Judge Scott I. Klukos appointed uie widow, Mrs. Beulah Adau, administrator. The will of Mrs. Olivia A. Kelly of Kirkwood, who died June 29, was admitted for probate Monday. According to the petition, she left real estate and personal property of undetermined value to tw^ sons and two daughters. Judge Klukos appointed John R. Kelly of Kirkwood and Mrs. Margaret Gttiffit of Biggsville co-executors. Insects Invade Houses During Cool Evenings By LEO SHARP (Fulton County Farm Adviser) These cool evenings of early fall are bringing uninvited house guests. They are field crickets, grasshop* pers, spiders and other insects looking for a nice warm home. If they can find an opening in the foundation, around windows or open doors, they soon set up housekeeping in your basement or other parts of the home. Crickets are mostly a nuisance, only occasionally chewing on starched, stored clothes. These other insects, too, may become a serious nuisance in the home. A thorough spraying around the foundation two or three feet from the house, I found last week, will give excellent control. Recommended sprays are 2 per cent chlordane or V% per cent dieldrin solution in water. The average house will require three to five gallons of spray to go around it. Thjs spray will not hurt the lawn but should not be applied to shrubs or flowers. You may use one of these sprays in your basement; but, it should be in a ready-to-use oil base spray. Chlordane and Dieldrin will also prevent an invasion of orien tal roaches and can be used to control ants. As soybean harvest nears completion, many of you will plant wheat in these bean fields. Since your soybeans have been utilizing the soluble fertilizers, it is important to use a good complete fertilizer. This will get your wheat rooted down to go through the winter. Only a small amount of nitrogen is needed in the fall, while soluble phosphate, such as triple or super phosphate is very necessary. Potash, too, is important to produce a high yield of "plump" kernels, Commercial fertilizers such as 5-30-15 or 7-28-14 or 5-20-20 at 200 pound per acre should be adequate for a fall treatment. Where a soil test is available, I suggest using a fertilizer that fits your needs. If a blended fertilizer is used, I suggest mixing enough nitrogen for 10 to 15 pounds per acre plus 100 to 150 pounds of triple phosphate and 50 to 100 pounds of 60 per cent potash. This recommendation applies where no soil test is available and legumes will be seeded in the wheat. What about additional nitrogen on your farm? Wheat responds to extra nitrogen up to the point where lodging occurs. For spring top dressing, apply nitrogen when the wheat greens up. On level fields, you may apply \% on frozen ground otherwise let the ground thaw to prevent runoff loss. Nitrogen can be applied effectively up until the wheat is 8 to 10 inches tall, From 20 to 40 pourtds of total nitrogen per acre is uecommend« ed for most of Fulton County soils. Subtract fall applied nitrogen from to total amount. This will be what should be used in the spring. Our light color fimber soils should receive the heavier amounts, while our prairie soils should receive the light nitrogen applications. Safety at Harvest Our busy harvest reason, means long hard days working around equipment that can cause serious accidents. Even though this equipment has many safety devices to prevent accidents, we can't take away the need for safe operation. Fatigue, worn, tattered clothing, and carelessness all contribute to farm accidents. Let's all work toward a safe harvest in 19163.
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