Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 30, 1973 · Page 5
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 5

Galesburg, Illinois
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Saturday, June 30, 1973
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Meaning Not Money Is Basis In Robert Blake Film Career By VERNON SOOTT HOLLYWOOD (UP!) - Can you believe an actor when he says he refuses roles that could make him a millionaire because he chooses to work in movies with integrity and characterizations that are meaningful? Most often, no. But Robert Blake, the swarthy, brooding star of "In Cold Blood" and "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here," looks you in the eye when he says he works for fulfillment, not for money. If you challenge his sincerity you're liable to be hit in the eye. Blake was lying on the floor of his bedroom, his feet propped up on the bed to reduce the pain of a backache. He'd Still Be a Thief "If I wanted to work for {; money I'd still be a thief," he ; said. "I was a good and successful thief when I was younger. Or I could have , stayed with pushing drugs. I made big money doing that. "Why would I be an actor if I wanted to make a fortune? Aside from a. very few,, most actors are poor. I think the average income in the Screen Actors Guild is something like $1,700 a year. • "I turned down $150,000 to appear in 'The Wild Bunch,' and I walked out on $100,000 for 'Bridge at Remagen.' And 1 wouldn't do 'Crazy Joe' for $125,000. Add that all up and you got a pretty good nest egg. "But the pictures weren't good. I didn't like what I'd have to do to myself as an actor to earn that kind of money. The Time Wfll Never Come "The time will never come when I need money bad enough to take poor roles...." Blake believes in his new movie, "Electra Glide in'Blue," and what it has to say. The movie was shown at the Cannes Film Festival. He was paid the less-than' electric sum of $25,000. "But it was worth it," said the actor who refused five times that amount for other pictures. "I believe 'Electra Glide' has real magic. It's about an Arizona motorcycle cop who lives by the book. I believe in the story and the role." Blake, his wife and two children live in a modest home in the San Fernando Valley. The family piles into a camper frequently to spend weekends and vacations along the Cobra do River. It's not a movie star life. Country Western Music Assoc. ANNUAL PICNIC LAKE STOREY SHELTER 2 Sun., July 1-11 a.m.-? Bring Your Own Picnic Lunch & Music Will Be Provided By Local Talent & Recording Artists. Public Invited Kit *•<>• All kids eat for when ordering from kiddie menu and accompanied by an Adult SUNDAY ONLY KIDDIE DAY c AT 25 Don't forget to register Angelo's Birthday Club . . . "The place to go for a family of fun" N. Henderson St. Phone 343-021 fll 1 jESSk 1 ^2 In The Armed Forces Galesburg Register-Mail, Galesbura, 111. Saturday, June30, 1 ?73 _5 M.Sgt. John L. Gould, &on of Mrs. Lyte D. Gould, 1441 K. Main St., has ecxxhv&A the Air t\>roe Comm&nAsMm Medal at Bergstram AFB, Tex. Gould, a conumuniicaiions equipment repair tediflitoian, was cited for imerlUarlous service witih an Air Force support unit at Ankara Air Station, Turkey, authorities said. He Is now assigned at Bengstrom with a unit of the Tactical Air Command. son of Mr. and |Mrs. Kenneth E. Norvlile, 460 Burgland Ave., was graduated recently from basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif. His wife, Janet, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Joseph, 1184 S. Cedar St. Hackwith Norville Danforth M. Sgt. Donald N. Hackwith, son of Horace G. Hackwith, Toulon, was graduated recently from the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Gunter AFB, Ala. He has re turned to Malmstrom AFB, Mont., where he is an aircraft maintenance superintendent with a unit of the Aerospace Defense Command. His wife is the former Brigitte K. Bayer. Seaman Ret. Danny J. Danforth, son of James A. Danforth, 662 E. Third St., was graduated recently from recruit training at the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes. Roger N. Barfield, Navy hos- pitalman apprentice, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ollie F. Barfield, 1347 Brown Ave., has completed the Hospital Corps school at Great Lakes Naval Training Center. He is scheduled to report to the Naval Hospital, Annapolis, Md. Capt. Frederick E. Barton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest E Barton, 731 E. North St., was graduated recently from the Air Force's missile launch officer course conducted by the \k Training Command at Sheppard AFB, Tex. He is being assigned to Van denberg AFB, Calif., for advanced training with a unit of he Strategic Air Command. He served 18 months in Vietnam. His wife is the- former Carole Hinerman. 2 Lt. Jeffrey W. White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne White, 1065 Maple Ave., has arrived or duty at Canadian Forces Base, Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada. A pilot trainee, he is assigned to a unit of the Aerospace Defense Command V Sunday Special! JULY 1st ONLY! In Our 10% off Everything Pet Department YEAGER'S # Hardware Supply 719 N. Henderson Ph, 343-6413 4A •mi Tobacco Salad Kills Woman LOS ANGELES (UPI) - A 62-ycar-old woman died and three of her dinner guests were hospitalized after eating a salad prepared from the leaves of wild tobacco, authorities said Friday. The county Health Department said Georgia Kennedy, who lived in the southwest area of the city, and her three guests were stricken by food poisoning from solanine, a deadly substance in tobacco leaves. "The death once again points out the danger of using wild vegetation for food since it may contain poison," said Dr. Ralph Sachs, deputy director of Community Health Services. "There are many noxious and poisonous plants .growing in backyards and fields," he said. "People/should be careful what they prepare and serve for food." Cost of Land For Rec Center Deemed Too High by Mayor BUSHNELL — The price of a section of land for construction of a new recreational end cultural center at Bushnel! has been set at $26,000 but Mayor Harold Fitch says this is too high. At a recent meeting members of the VFW Post approved the price of the land — 4.2 acres located In the VFW Park. Fitch said the city would be willing to pay the post about half of fliafc amount. City and VFW officials discussed the matter at a meeting Thursday night. Ronnie Cassel, the new post commander, appointed a committee to meet with city officials to discuss the problem further. The proposed center would be financed by a $184,000 federal grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and by $92,000 in local funds. Gordon Hunt, the city attorney, explained that land acquisition is part of the total project cost and could be financed either through federal or local funds. Construction is pending approval of Phase II of the federal application which must, show need for such a faclEty. During their business meeting VFW members named John Mai Ion to the club committee to replace Cassel who resigned after ho was elected commander. Nine Bushnell- Prairie City High School FFA members par- <j!cipated in the state dairy, grain and livestock judging contests June 28 at the University BUSHNELL MRS. JAY CLEMENS CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 560 W. Hurst St. Phone 7?2.2240 of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Denis Buchen, Delbert Emory and Dah McGrew represented the chapter in the livestock judging contest, placing six rings of sheep, swine and beef and grading 20 head of beef steers. Rkk Ferguson, Robert Easley and Jeff Birdsell judged six rings of grain and silage and identified crop seeds and weed slides. Scott Hess, Mike Sharon and Mike Swcney repre­ sented'the FFA in the dairy contest, judging eight rings of jddiEferent-aged dairy cattle. Results of the contest should be released within a week to the 80 participating schools, as- cording to Rtahard Jfifttes, to* cal FFA adviser. Schedule for Branch tU, Md* Donough District Hospital Auxiliary for next week is! Thursday morning — cafite© shop, Mrs. Beulah Cowperthwadte and Mrs. Bemice Wagner. Rev. Raymond Barf, pastor of the Rusfonefll Church of the Nazarene announced that helium-filled balloons wilt be released Sunday along with attached return postcards and instructions for the persons vnho find the balloons. He said that the baloons will also carry a sicrlptiure message or verse. 'Galva Day' at County Fair Will Be Observed on July 29 GALVA — Sunday, July 29, has been designated as "Galva Day" at the 114th Henry County Fair. The fair opens Wednesday, July 25 at 8 a.m. The opening day will feature judging in the morning, pony races in the afternoon and the Henry County Fair queen pageant in the eve-, ning. | Geneseo Day" will be July 26. The Gene Holter Wild Ani-; ma! Show featuring a 400-pound 1 royal Bengal tiger will be included in the day's activities. A demolition derby will be held on July 27, which has been designated "Kewanee Day." Three sessions of harness racing will be held during the afternoon. Atkinson and Annawan will be recognized on Saturday, July 28. The 4-H dog obedience show will be held in the morning followed by the garden tractor pull in the afternoon. Harness rating 12 Injured in Franklin Park Hotel Blaze CHICAGO (UPI) - At least 12 persons were injured early today, three seriously, when a fire broke out on the second floor of the five-story Town and Country Plaza Hotel in suburban Franklin Park. A spokesman for the Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park said the three seriously injured persons were undergoing surgery. The other nine persons were suffering from smoke inhalation and were receiving oxygen. They were listed in fair condition. Franklin Park Fire Chief Jack Collins, who was directing the firefighting operation, said about 75 permanent residents and guests were in the hotel when the blaze broke out. Collins said many of the resi- KNOTTY PINE TAP Watoga, III. CLOSED ON SUNDAYS ROOKY'S MAID-RITE Closed For Vacation dents were removed from the third and fourth floors with ladders. The third floor later 'collapsed. Mrs. Helen Winterfeld, 58, a resident of the building, told authorities she was walking up a stairway with her daughter and granddaughter when someone screamed "fire." Mrs. Winterfeld said she saw smoke and flames in the second floor hallway and dashed upstairs to the third floor with her daughter and granddaughter to get another child. The four escaped down a back fire escape. GALVA MRS. SUSAN HEPNER CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Third St. Phone 932-2725 will conclude Saturday night's events and open the Sunday activities. The hotrod and heavy tractors, coming as far away as Wisconsin, will gather on the infield Sunday night for the tractor pull. Mothers of World War II will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Wiley Park for a picnic. Each person is asked to bring table service and a dish to pass. [Meat and beverage will be furnished. "The Lady's Lake Calhoun Bridge Group will meet Thurs- jday evening at the club house. Reservations may be made with Mrs. George PaMow, Galva. Damage to the building, which was completely engulfed by fire when the more than 250 firemen arrived on the scene, was estimated at more than $225,000, Collins said. The . Caucasus mountain region of the Soviet Union is home to the world's largest well-documented numiber of people more 'than 100 years old. A 1970 census placed the number of centenarians at 4,500 to 5,000 READ THE WANT ADS! Elks Club Steak & Night Sot, June 30 NOW SHOWING Sam Peckinpah's AND STARTS SUNDAY Yours, Mine And Ours LUCILLE BALL HENRY FONDA A GREAT FAMILY COMEDY One Show Each Nlglirat'7:30~" CHILDREN 60c—ADULTS SI.00 ENDS TONIGHT The Story of Lolly Madonna MGM'Presents "PAT GARRETT AND BILLYTHE KID* Starring JAMES COBURN • KRIS KRISTOFFERSOM • BOB DYLAN And Also Starring JASON ROBARDS • Music by BOB DYLAN Written byRUDOLPH WURLTTZER-FVoducod by GORDON CARROLL, Directed by SAM PECK1NFAH. METROCQLOR, PANAyiSrON* C |Rl-Jl'I!!i'i- , .i £l EVENINGS 7:15 & 9:15 SUN. MATINEE 2:00 CINEMA I & II NEXT TO ARLANS - N. HENDERSON ST. GAL.ESBURG ^gQjgg> 'The ADVENTURE of 'Lost Horizon' A is as breathless as it is spectacular! Columbia Picture* present* FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CORNER OF CHERRY AND TOMPKINS (AN AMERICAN BAPTIST CHURCH) 8 AM Worship 10 AM OBSERVANCE OF THE LORD'S SUPPER 9 A.M. CHURCH SCHOOL CRESTON S. KLINGMAN—MINISTER OF MUSIC CARLTON G. CHRISTEN-SON—J AMES E. MILLER MINISTERS "THE BAPTIST HOUR" RADIO WA.IK 11 A.M. Open At 1:15 NOW SHOWING! Shows Start At 1:30 —— Qi 1 5:5 SAT.-SUN. • 30-3:40 50 - 8 P.M. A BOND FILM YOU'LL TRULY ENJOY . . . JAMES II ,„_ JAN FLEMING'S I UVEAN0LETDIE mm Directed by GUY HAMILTON United Artists II Open 6:45 Shows 7-9:10 r ;.ROSS HUNTER'S Mu»ic*l Production of /vWic by Lyric* by BURT BACHARACH HAL DAVID ^Umr^ERl^ROSSHUNIERl*^ CHARUS JARROH [G EVENINGS 7;00 & 9:30 SUN. MATINEE 1:30 HOW! ""iHT^ HOW Can You Beat This Pair? SUNDAY TIMES: at 2-4:10-6:15-8:25 PM Lee Marvin & Ernest Borgniriie ttieet in the fight of the century. EMPEROR OF THE NORTH POLE OPEN At 8 P.M. 1 TWO GREAT FILMS ... The Most Exciting of the Year.., SHOWS At DUSK - PLUS The Not-So- Perfect Crime Game ... Really A Riot! The Hot Rock

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