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AND FUNERALS MM, FRANK OLMSTED Mtll.MrMMiFfikk-tBthelM.j 0 ,\msted, 80, of near Center Prdirte whff died Sunday,, was today at 1:36 p.m. at center Prairie United ,Methodist Church, with KeVi Phillip Snider, paitor, officiating. Burial was at Victoria Cemetery. Pallbearers were George Krans, David 'Krans, George Englund, Bert Welch, Earl Craig and Percy Cain. MISS ROSEMARY DUSTIN PEORIA — Funeral for Miss Rosemary Dustin, 22, of Peoria, who died Juttd 17, was June 20 at Wilton Mortuary. Rev. Edwin Michelson officiated. Born at Galesburg on April 8, 1051, she was a junior at Bradley University. A Sterling Merit award winner at Peoria High School, she was a member of National Honor Society, Youth for Christ and the North Sheridan Baptist Church. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Wilber Dustin of Peoria; her father, of Galva; her grandmothers, Mrs. Emma Lewis of Peoria and Mrs. Trel]a Dustin of Galva; two brothers, James of Bloomington, and Richard, who is serving with the U.S. Army, and a sister, Mrs. Donna Wanambway, Peoria. MRS. HALLIE WIEMER MONMOUTH — Furteral for Mrs. Haillie Wiemer, 79, formerly of 115 W. Fourth Ave., who died Sunday, was Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the TurnbuM Funeral Home. Rev. Patrick Flaherty, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was at Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Hamilton, Raymond Elliott, E. W. Sloan, Hershel Swarts, Henry Wilson and Marshall Yeast. MRS. ORA D. MILLER MONMOUTH - Funeral for Mrs. Ora D. Midler, 79, of 1040 E. Sixlh Ave. who died Sunday, was Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Turmibuill Funeral Home. Rev. Ellis Be em an, pastor of First Christian Church, officiated. Burial was at Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallr bearers were Ray and Gayle Green, Harold Sprout, Max Shrode, Taylor Mitchell and Don Andersen. will be said at 8 p .m. Burial will be in Monroe City, Local arrangements were made by Hlndillff-Pearson-Weat Chapel, DEAN KENNEY ALEXIS - Dean Kenney, SI, of near Alexis, died At Mollfle Lutheran Hospital today at 2:20 a .m. \ He was born In Warren County on May 7, 1922. He married Martha Bollnski at Alexandria, Va., Feb. 4, 1046. He was a farmer and also superintendent of the Oak View Country Club golf course near Alcdo. He was a member of North Henderson Zion Lutheran Church and its church/council. Surviving are his widow j a son, Bill, and a daughter, Deanna, both of Alexis; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Kenney, Viola; two brothers, Leonard of Aledo and Lyle of Alexis, and a grandson. Funeral will be at the Reiser Chapel. Aledo, Saturday at 2 p.m. Rev. Kenneth Knudsen, nastor of the Zion Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be at Viola Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel Friday after 7 p.m. Military services will be conducted at the grave. Memorials may be made to the Mercer Count.v Hos- Mtal coronary care unit, the family said. EARL R. LINN Graveside services for Earl R. Linn, 61, formerly of 469 Peck St. who died Wednesday, were at Linwood Cemetery today at 2 p.m. Rev. Ordell Peterson, pastor of First Lutheran Church, officiated. RAYMOND D. CASSADY Raymond D. Cassady, 83, of 1555 E. Fifth St., died at Cottage Hospital Wednesday at 5:47 p.m. lie was born in Barton County, Mo., April 17, 1890. He married Clara M. Moss at Palmyra, Mo,, Dec. 25, 1909. She preceded him in death. He was a retired farmer. Surviving are two sons, Ray of Galesburg and Harold of St. Louis, and eight grandchildren. Funeral^ will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Monroe City, Mo., Saturday at 10 a.m. Visitation will be at the Wilson Funeral Home, Monroe City, on Friday evening, where prayers MORRIS F. CARNER OQUAWKA - Morris F. earner, 70, Oquawka, died at Sacred Heart Hospital, Ft. Madison, Iowa, Wednesday at 2:25 p.m. He was born at Roanoke, Va., Sept. 1, 1902. He married Muriel Detrick at Monmouth on Dec. 14, 1921. He was a construction worker and minister for 40 years. Surviving are his widow, a brother, Edward of Kirkwood, and nieces and nephews. Funeral will be at the Seder- wall Chapel, Biggsville, Saturday at 2 p.m. Rev. Marvin Snapp, pastor of Stronghurst United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be at Olena Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel until the hour of services. A memorial fund ban been established and contributions may be left at the chapel, the family said. 1 Emergency Phone miittbera Oalesburg Pollc* ...34M01 Fiffi ....«»k....^<»^..ll7 Knox county shirttf Ukmi SWePdlfeii ^ R6ck filifid :.7eWMl Peoria 674*4116 Macomb ...MM141 FBI ...7M-2683 Tornado Alert-Call Police Medical Emergency, PoUon Control: Cottage .. T .i.L.^S4Mi2t St. Mary's 543-3181 FISH 343-7807 Hotline 58 343-5858 Salvation Army .....343-6924 Alcoholics Anonymous ( ..342-2179 Humane Officer ....J43-2504 Former POW, Galled Turncoat^ Takes Own Life COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (UPI) — Abel Larry Kava- nauigh, a Marine sergeant held for five years by the Viet Cong and then accused by an American officer of being a prison camp turncoat, killed himself Wednesday with a single pistol shot in the left temple. Kavanaugh's wife, Sandra, who was in another 'room with her father, heard a gunshot and rushed to the former POW but found him dead. A .25-caliber pistol was underneaitih the body Investigating officers said tlheire was no suicide note. But Mrs. Kavanaugh said her husband had been despondent for several days. Adams County District Attar ney Floyd Marks said he would try to find out what drove the Marine to commit suicide. "My office will continue to carry on a definitive investiga tion until we determine exactily what killed this boy —and I don't mean a bullet," Marks said. Kavanamgh's death followed bv almost a month the suicide of another former POW, Air Force Caipt. Edward Brudno, who took an overdose of 'barbiturates at the home of his mother-in-law in Harrison, N.Y. He had spent eight years in Hanoi. HOSPITAL NOTES' 111 m Fonner Found 'Competent' JACKSONVILLE, 111. (UPI)Barron Dean Fonner has been found mentally competent to stand trial for murder in the slaying of Illinois Bureau of Investigation agent Pete Lackey. A jury oif 10 women and two men deliberated about hallf an hour alter two diays of testimony at a competency hearing before announcing their verdict to Circuit Court Judge Harvey Beam Wednesday. Fonner, 26, a Vietnam veteran who lived in Jorseyville at the time of his arrest, was remanded to the custody'of the Morgan County sheriff. A trial date was expected to be set next week. A psychiatrist who had treat- Whatwr tht Am ±J WILL •'SAY IT BEST" ANDERSON florists 128 N. BROAD 342-8121 Israeli Planes Are Fired On TEL AVIV (UPI) - Egypt fired several surface-to-air mis sites at Israeli warplanes flying a route patrol over the western end of the occupied Sinai Peninsula today, the Israeli military command said. None of the planes was hit and all returned safely to base, a command communique said. It marked the [first reported incident of a missile firing on the Suez Canall front since Oct. 10 when Egypt fired three or four SAMs at Israeli planes patrolling nine miles east of tlie canal. No damage was reported and there was no retaliation. ed Fonneir while he was held at the Illinois Security Hospital at Chester, and a psychologist who examined Fonner testified Wednesday they found him capable of understanding the charges against him and of cooperating with defense counsel. Lackey was killed Nov. 27 in his car on U.S. 36 about six I miles east of here. IBI officials said Fonner had been arrested by Lackey for allegedly seilling LSD and marijuana and that Fonner had threatened Lackey on several occasions. Killing Suspect Heavily Guarded In Palos Hills ADMISSIONS WEDNESBAYI William E, Buffln &ton, Maquon Ctirlls M» Barton, Alpha nichiftl E, Bflxt, Henderson Mlsi Ev&te R. Campbell, m % Sffuth St. Mri. LereJl Dechow, Abingdon Mill Beth A. Elliott, Galva Alfred Lambert!, Abingdon MIsS BlfiM -L". Harpmafl, Abingdon Mr*,,Ruth T, Murphy, Abingdon Jack R, Miller, 1088 Indiana Dr. Ernest Plerson, Knoxvllle William M. Plummer, Galesburg Route 2 Mrs. Dorothy M. Robertson, Galva Virgil T. Sibley, 567 S. Henderson St. Miss Sandra M. Tracy, 2685 Costa Dr. Victor L. Williams, 1012 W. Brooks St. James E. Wilson, 873 W. Main St. DISMISSALS WEDNESDAY: Mrs. Mary L. Flynn, Wllliamsfleld Larry Gfohmann Jr., E\mwood Miss Terry J. Harpman, 1048 Beecher Ave. Miss Paula Johnson, Henderson Mrs. Joyce Leduc, 76 Aliens Ave. Peter McEllen, 732 N. Academy St. Fred C. Jones, Laura Alfred F. Holmes, 862 N. Seminary St. Mrs. Anna V. Larson, 208 Illinois Ave. Mrs. Irene D. Camper, Moon Towers Stewart Gladfelter, Monmouth Mrs. Ella E. Imler, 249 N. Kellogg St. Gregory A. Stokes, Monmouth Oural Lee, St. Augustine The Almanac By United Press International Today is Thursday, June 28, the 179th day of 1973 with 186 to follow. The moon is approaching its new phase. The morniing stars are Mars, Jimiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Mer- cuiry and Venus. Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. American composer Richard Rcdigers was born . June 28, 1902. On this day in history. In 1894, Congress declared Labor Day a holiday ... the first Monday in September. In 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed, officially ending World War I. In 1971, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the use of public funds (for parochial schools was unconstitutional. In 1972, President Nixon •announced that no more draftees would be sent to Vietnam unless they volunteered. \ Cottage ADMtMtoM WEDNESDAY t MM. 8. Ann Colwftll, 1,114 Rock Island Ave. drift S, Couch, Laura Robert E. Donnelly, 34 Silver St. Mis* Ethel B, House, Kew&nee Francis E. Ingle, 835 Wisconsin Ave, Mrs. Marian D. LofgMfi, Monmouth Mrs. Ruth H. Logsdon, Macomb Harold V. Olander, Galva Debra D. Murray, 1116 Batetnafl St. Mrs. Donna F. Page, St, 'Augustine William Scott Maloney, Alexis Warren L. Rose, Wataga Mrs. Rita F. Sawyer, 122 Maple Ave. Mrs. Mary L. Shortness, London Mills Mrs. Deena L. Slagel, Abingdon Mrs. Joamn Tyler, 607 Monmouth Blvd. Robert H. Welch, 1500 Morton Ave. Roy A. Nelson, 672 W. Grove St. DISMISSALS WEDNESDAY: Mrs. L. Tresa Wallace, 1145 Frank St. Thomas V. McKie, Oneida ' Mrs. Hallie M. Stewart, 920 Olive St. James C. Runyon, , 116 Duf field Ave. Mrs. Lena M. Voorhees, Abingdon Oorge W. Heiser, 747 Hawklnson Ave. Raymond A. Ekstrom, 1057 Garden Lane Mrs. Mildred E. Morse, 959 E. Knox St. Robert D. Couoland, Abingdon Mrs. Alma J. Barlow, Galva Jacqueline K. Davis, Alexis Marion E. Sampson, London Mills Mm. Connie L. Tucker, 714 Clark St. Mrs. Sally A. Rutan, 1428 N. Seminary St. lames P. Dahmm Jr., Bushnell Miss Patricia A. Vacek, 656 N. Prairie St. Miss Susan K. Reiger, Kewanee Golesburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, HI, Thursdoy, June 28, 1973 It County Coroner's Jury Rules Deaths Accidental A Knox County coroner's jury Wednesday ruled aceideft- Md the deaths of Edwin R. Allen, 22, 188& &. Cedar St., who died April 13, and Ramona Rebecca (Phtlldps, 19, of Abingdon, who died June 11. (Roger Hafttiam, Knox County coroner, conducted the inquests at Larson Funeral Home at Abingdon. Miaurtce Alters, 725 S. West St., was the Hirst witness in hearing on Allen's death. He Is a friend of 'the owner of <ihc house at 188V4 S. Cedar St. and had checked on the house several times while the owner was hospitalized. Alters testified he had made several trips to the house without ndbtoiwg any odor of gas before it became noticeable April 12. When be entered ithe house about 8 p.m. on that date, the odor of gas was heavy. He called RMnwis (Power Co. and was told to (turn off the gas. As Directed Alters said be did as he was directed and attempted to phone the ups'jaims tenant but received nO 'answer. He testified he left a note on itlhe steps stating that gas and heat were turned off and repairmen would come to fix the furnace. The witness said he returned i'he fo'towing day at 1:30 p.m. to check on progress of workmen and found the note still on the n'eps. He saod he called, received no response and went to the apairfimenit.- He told jurors he found Allen's body on the floor between the bed nad a wall The walls were coated with soot, he said. Arthur Briggs, 1961 Washington St., a furnace repairman, said when he Mt the furnace he found no draft, and the clean- out empty. He testified that when he went to the roof, he found that birds had apparently entered the chimney through a hole in the me&al cap and built a nest which plugged the chimney. No Violence Blaine Spivey, 1469 Clay St., detective for the Galesburg Po» ilice Department, said there were no signs of violence. Haroiam told the jury that a toxicology report showed a 77 per cent carbon monoxide saturation. The jury found that 10-year- old Ramona Philips of Abingdon died June 11 as a result of asphyxiation due to a drowning accident at the Knox County Conservation Club, about three miles east of the 111. 41 junction on 111. 116 about 10:45 a.m. Her 10-year-old companion on the morning of the accident, Donna Woodruff of Abingdon, told jurors they had decided to go for a bike •ride about mid- morniing. She said they rode to the club and began playing in the waiter. Donna said neither girl knew how to swim. Didn't Hear She said the bottom of the area which is near the regular swimming area was muddy, and they slipped and fell under the water as they were playing tag. Mrs. Daryl Ashley, 510 S. Main St., Abingdon, told jurors she was at the club and placed the time of the accident between 10:30 and 10:45 a.m. She said she didn't notice the children until she heard one of the girls call for help. She said there were no lifeguards on duty, and that guards generally work only weekends, although the area is open all the time. She said the club is private. The swimming area is not marked, and there is known to bo a drop-off in the lake, she testified. Terry Peters, 107 S. Swarts St., said he first saw Ihc two girls playing close to the beach in about a foot of water. He testified that ho saw Donna go under, ran into the water and pulled her to safety. He said she was unconscious at that time. Peters said he never saw the other girl. 3d Schenck, 111 S. McClure St., said he was called to the scene as a rescue worker. He said poling from a boat was unsuccessful in recovering the body, but it was recovered (when Knoxville Fire Department arrived with draglines. Schenck said the child was found 40-50 feet from the shore, and another witness established -that the water is about 12 feet deep at that spot. Mark Shearer, Knox County Sheriffs deputy, said the child's body was recovered about noon. Miss Gail Stegall and Carl Peters, both of Abingdon, presented corroborating testimony. Today 's Record •Hinchliff- •hearson,. ..L >..'UIBBT'in.|S' rUNERAl DIRECTORS 1070 WEST FREMONT HB6IT PHONE 343-2101 6ALIWUR9 MR. CARL h. MILLER — 404 N. Cedar St. Services 10 A.M. Saturday at Hinchllff-Pearson-West Chapel. Friends may call Friday evening ait the chapel. Burial at East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Covenant Church. —o— MR. NATHAN D. NEWBERG -- J52J) Willard St. Services 1:30 P.M. Saturday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel. There will he no visitation. Burial at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. PALOS HULLS, 111. (UPI) William Workman, a former mental patient charged with the slayings of four persons and a prime suspect in the killings of three others, has been placed under heavy guard in a hospital for psychiatric care. The action Wednesday came when Workman threatened to kill himself and other prisoners at the Cook County House of Correction. However, shortly after his transfer to Ceaimak Memorial Hospital, he allegedly attacked a psychologist who attempted to interview him. "He's already said he's going to kill some others in the jail plus himself," said Winston Moore, Cook County director of corrections. "He's nutty as a loon." Workman, 43, an unemployed carpenter, has been charged with murder in the Tuesday rifle sdayingg of his parents, a neighbor woman and her 12- year-old daughter. Police said he also apparently earlier shot and Hilled three friends ctf the Workman family -» an elderly couple and their 47»year*old son —In their home two blocks away. Moore charged that Workman, who had undergone treatment at (he Tinley Park Mental Health Center, "got out too early." I Now You Know ... By United Press International Originally, curfew was a safety law requiring people to cover their fireplaces before sleeping. Tax- (Continued from Page 3) which make up the proposed RTA. Walker might also sign both bills, but this is considered un- likefly since together their price tag would be about $200 million. Depends on Provisions If as Harris promises the Senate kills Choate's exemption bill and the assembly passes an RTA measure, what Walker does would depend on the funding provisions in the bill. For example, House Speaker W. Robert Blair's RTA bill contains taxing authority of $100 million from the sales tax, $56 million from a gas tax hike at the pump and $145 million from a utilities tax, plus several other lesser levies. Ti Walker got the Blair bill in this form, he would likely strike the sales tax reduction via his veto and fund RTA with the utilities tax. But if no RTA bill reaches his desk, Waflker will be hard- pressed to find a reason to junk the sales tax out since it would no longer be reimposed in the Bix counties. Today was tlie last day for the House to untangle the complicated dual issues of mass transit aid and tax relief if the Senate Is to act on them by the June 30 adjournment date. Education Board Okays Contracts For 7 Teachers VIOLA — Winola School District 202 Board of Education, at a meeting June 14, approved contracts with seven new teachers for the fall term. Given contracts were Mrs. Sharon Chandler, second grade; Mrs. LeAnn Wood, third grade; Mrs. Linda Brawn, fourth grade; Mrs. Karen Newton, fifth grade; Mrs. Miriam Calmer, elementary ..music; James Stephens, junior'high social studies and basketball coach, and Karen Doonan, high school home economics. The board accepted the resignation of Mrs. Beverly Gray, part-time high school music teacher. Officers of the junior and senior classes at the liiigh school recommended to the board that it discontinue sponsorship of the post-prom party, and the board agreed. The board authorized several students to attend junior colleges, and contracts were awarded for supplies for the coaming year. Next board meeting will be at the unit office July 12 at 8 p.m. Natehitoches, Louisiana's oldest town, gets its name from a tribe of the Kadohadacho nation. Couple Honored At Open House ALPHA — Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Goben were honored on their 25 th wedding anniversary by their children at an open house June 24 at Alpha United Methodist Church. A 2-<Ucr wedding cake cen- |r»ed the serving table, and a memory table of 25 years ago was on display. About 125 per .sons from Alpha, Woodhull, New Windsor, Viola, Molino, Knox ville, Aledo, Orion, Lynn Center, New Boston, Hampton, Bet- twidorf, Iowa City and Davenport attended. Mr. and Mrs. George Wirt entertained 20 relatives June 24 at a party for the third birthday of their daughter, Brigette. Guests came from Galesburg, Woodhull, New Windsor and Alpha. Hot, Cold Spots NEW YORK (UPI) ~ The highest temperature reported to the National Weather Service Wednesday excluding Alaska and Hawaii was 121 degrees at Traffic Court Robert R. Keller, 18, Maquon, was sentenced Wednesday in Traffic Division of Knox County Circuit Court to seven days in the county jail for driving with a suspended drivers license. Regina M. Brannon. 21, 1072 W. South St., was sentenced to seven days in the county jail for driving without a valid license. Ross L. Curtis, 47, no address listed, was fined $50 for driving with an expired license. Fined $20 were Robert D. Pape, 22, 215 N. Academy St., no valid drivers license, and Thomas B. Mahr, 19, Ellisville, speeding. Paul L. Arnold, 35, and Don aid E. Becker, 24. both of Waterloo, Iowa, paid $15 each for having no valid safety stickers. Others fined $15 were Richard J. Scott, 26, 1449 Florence Ave., speeding; Carl B. Cain, 19, 425 Maple Ave., passing violation; Lawrence J. Carter, 20, 566 W. Tompkins St., driving with fictitious license plates, and Richard Becker, 48, Skokie, speed- inc. Speeding fines were paid by David M. Lee, 31, Monmouth, $14; Richard W. Kleier, 24, Moline, $18; Sharon E. Apsey, 26, of near Galesburg, $11, and Ray R. Pullens, 63, 259 W. Knox St., $11. Fined $10 for speeding were Jane S. Freburg, 24, Abingdon; Geri S. Binkin, 22, Peoria; Sally A. Bloomgren, 28, 1552 Summit St., and James W. Goff, 34, Knoxville. Traffic signal violations resulted in $10 fines for Helen C. Boydston, 74, 375 Park Lane Dr.; David Hampton, 21, 915 N. Cherry St., and Ha Leaf, 56, 862 S. Farnham St. Fined $25 were Henry James Elston, 25, Newport, Ark., lane violation, and Jan D. Slephans, 19, Knoxville, permitting an un- ••Htihonwd person to drive. Carol M. Szydloski, 19, Abingdon, and George W. Adams, 31, Cameron, wore each fined $10 for failing to yield the right of way. Carl L. Darby, 48, 284 S. Seminary St., paid $10 for driving too fast for condition®. Fined $5 for wheel tax sticker violations were Ronald A. Randall, 30, 104 Walnut Ave.; Leon- aid B. May, 25, and Loren A. May, 28, both of 1276 Campbell Ave., and John W. Morgan, 23, 421 W. Tompkins St. Traffic Accidents Two persons were in Cottage Hospital today in satisfactory condition after they were hurt in separate accidents Wednesday. Robert E. Donnelly, 16, 34 Silver St., was hopsitalized when the car he was driving left the.pavement.about a block from his home, crossed a-terrace and collided with a tree His brother, Roger, 14, a pas senger, was treated and re leased at Cottage's emergency room. The mishap occurred at 5:29 p.m. Debra D. Murray, 18, 1116 Bateman St., was admitted to Cottage after the car she was driving was hit by one driven by Margo A. Billups, 20, 548 E. Brooks St., about 8:44 p.m. on North Henderson Street just south of its intersection with Harvey Street. Margo Billups, was cited for a speed restriction violation. A passenger in the Billups car, Debbie Clay, 17, 743 E. Berrien St., was treated for minor injuries and released. Ray N. Carter, 64, 758 Holton St., was cited for a turning violation after his car a\lcgedly forced another auto into a curb Wednesday at 11:05 a.m. in the 300 block of South Henderson Street. Driver of the second vehicle was Jerome B. Larson, 23, 770 E. Losey St. MONMOUTH - Monmouth police received a report Wednesday from Miss Chyrl L. Vancil, 18, 1025 S. Fourth St., that she had been involved in a 1-car accident Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Miss Vanoil was making a turn from 10th Avenue to Ninth Street when her car struck a power pole on the southwest corner of the intersection. tin, 60, 1360 E. Broadway, speeding, Ronald King, 16, Mon- mou'ih, excessive noise. Births Bom at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Cameron, Monmouth, a girl Wednesday at 5:27 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Sawyer, 122 Maple Ave., a boy Wednesday at 10:53 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. Colwell, 1314 Rock Island Ave., a boy today at 2:19 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Slagel, Abingdon, twin boys today at 8:28 and 8:29 a.m. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. Capt. -and Mrs.' Paul Wilkins are the parents of a son, John Albin, born June 25. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John O. Wilkins, 1367 Monroe St., and maternal grandparents IITO Mr. and Mrs. Albin Walberg, Melrose, Iowa. Fire Calls Galesburg firefighters were called to the 1000 block of South Chambers Street Wednesday to extinguish a fire in a car. Loss war, light. The blaze started when the engine backfired. An electrical short started a fire in a pickup Wednesday at 4-05 p.m. near the corner of Dietrich Avenue and Maui Street. Firemen extinguished the blaze with light loss. A third motor vehicle fire occurred Wednesday at 5:06 p.m. in the 600 block.of East Losey Street. The blaze started in a van. Loss was small. Divorces Filed KNOX COUNTY - Mary L. Randall against Ronald A. Randall. Marriage Licenses ,. _ ... _ . , , , KNOX COUNTY - Shed I^e Blythe, Calif. Today s low was !Schoon0V01 . Ab jj lgdoni an d B ar- 41 degrees at Grand Forks, | ry u , e Buchen> Bushnell. N.D. . I Mj ss carol Rutii Coleman, 1257 W. Main St., and Frederick Gene McAllister, 60 S. Pleasant Ave. Thefts MONMOUTH - Paul Nick-Is, 408 E. Euclid Ave., reported to police Wednesday at 7:36 p.m. that a nameplate valued at $15 had been stolen from his truck. He said the theft occurred sonictimo between Tuesday at 9 p.m. and the time of the report. READ THE WANT ADS! Circuit Court John W. Barnhill, 53, and John Fritzer, 61, both of Henderson, were each fined $10 Wednesday for disorderly conduct. Allen Lee Johnson, 17, 521 Iowa Court, paid $10 for fishing without a license. A 14-year-old Galesburg youth was fined $35 for having no life preserver when needed. MONMOUTH - Ada Lodiwk-k, 415 S. First St., was fined $100 Wednesday in Warren County Circuit Court on a charge of illegal possession of liquor. Fined $10 each were Chris L. Brown, 18, Macomb, failure to reduce speed; Arthur L. Mar- Arrests MONMOUTH - Gary L. Ward, 29, Carmi, was charged Wednesday at 10 a.m. with driving while his license was revoked and illegal transportation of liquor. A driving while under license suspension charge was placed against John it. Maloney, 19, Chicago, today at 2:09 a.m. Cecil I). Schislor, 44, 514 S. C St., was cited Wednesday at 10:15 p.m. for illegal transportation of liquor. Mailbox- (Continued From Page 4) since then, the yearly average number of tornadoes has more than doubled to about 750! Are those the correct figures? I wonder if some change hasn't taken pi #ce in our atmosphere because I have seen so many water mirages on the hard roads during the last three years. Mirages are seen moff of!en in the desert. - Raymond l'unifrey, (iilson The sue of the average California farm in 1969 was 617 acres. The nattoiai average then was 378 acres. 4

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