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AND FUNERALS HAROLD SCOBEE ALEJXIS-Harold Robert Sco» bco, 65, Atejtls, died Friday moifindfig at Sparta, Wis. Mf. Seobee was bom Jan. 25, 3918 at Klrksvilie, Mo. He married Neva Wiles on June 3,1939 at Stahl, Mo. After living for four years In Mastfft City, Iowa, they moved to East Mollrte and later* in J 951, to Alexis. Mr. Scobee retired this year after 28 years with Deere and Co. Surviving are his widow; three sons, James, Swan Creek, Jerry, Nashville, Tonn., and Gary, Alexis; a daughter, Mary, Aledo; his mother, Mrs. Thomas Billingbon, Green Castle, Mo.; seven grandchildren; a brother, Lemuel, Fulton; *breo sisters, Mrs. Mae Obrecht, Springfield, Mo., Mrs. Buell Johnson, Swea City, Iowa, and Mrs. Sam Bracken, Springfield, 111,; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Monday ait 2 p.m. at the Alexis United Presbyterian Church with Rev. Al Hilding, pastor of the United Methodist Church, officiating. Friends may call Sunday at the McKnight Memorial Home, Alexis. Burial will be ait the Alexis Cemetery. HAROLD HATE SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Harold Hall, 72, San Francisco, Calif., died Wednesday evening at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1900 in Rio and had lived for the past 30 years in California. Surviving is a brother, Ward, North Hollywood, Calif. Burial will be in Galesburg. Services are pending at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel. MRS. MYRA JUNE COWAN Mrs. Myra June Cowan, 46, 710. W. Tompkins St.,. died at home today at 3:30a.m. The. former- Myia 'Jones was born May; 22, 1927 .at Joppa. She graduated from;' Vienna High'School and attended Southern Illinois University. She married Leo Cowan in April 1965 in Rock Island. Surviving are^her, husband; tier stepfather and'mother, Mr. and Mrs. James Worlds, Chicago; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Betty) Wilson, Galesburg; two brothers, Walter Jones, Mt. Vernon and Wallace Kelley, Galesburg, and three grandchildren* Services will, be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Hinchliff-Pearson- West Chapel. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery. MRS. SHIRLEY RUTH WARD ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Mrs. Shirley Ruth Ward, 38, St. Louis, Mo., died Thursday at 10:23 p.m. at the Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis. She was born Aug. 2, 1934 near Avon ^and was educated in Roseville schools. The former Shirley Ruth McDermet married Clarence A. Ward In St. Louis on June 29, 1954. He survives along with a son, Guy, St. Louis; three daughters, Miss Gay Lynn and Mrs. Dell Jean Smith, both of St. Louis, and Mrs. Dianna Cason, Granite City; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy McDermet, Avon; four brothers, Gerald, Yates City, Bill, Knoxville, Charles, Avon and John, DeLong; four sisters, Mrs. Melba Plasters and Mrs. Pat Farris> both-of Abingdon, Mrs. Wilma Palmlter, Elgin and Mrs. Judy French, DeLong, and five grandchildren. Services will be on Monday at 2 p.m. at the Larson Funeral Home, Abingdon, where friends may call Sunday evening. Burial will be in Avon Cemetery. The family will be staying at the Glen Ward residence, Abingdon. Private family services will be held Monday with cremation to follow. The family said memorials may be made to Cottage Hospital. MRS; EMMA S(?HRAUB Mrs. Emma Schraub, 82, 1188 W. Main St., was 1 pronounced dead today at 11:30 a.m. at Cottage Hospital. Services are pending ait Hinjchliff-Pearson-West Chapel, Galesburg. MRS. PEARLITWHITE KIRKWOOD - Mrs. Pearl H. White, 91, Kirkwood, died today at 8:25 a.m. at Community Memorial Hospital, Monmouth. Funeral arrangements are pending at Turnbull Funeral Home, Monmouth. CARL L. MILLER Funeral for Carl L. Miller, 66, 404 N. Cedar St., who died Wednesday, was today" at 10 a.m. at Hinchliff-Pearson West Chapel with Rev.. G. Harold Ablberg, pastor of the Covenant Church of Galesburg officiating. Burial was at East Linwood Cemetery. Pallbearers were Duane Jacks, Terry Jacks, Paul Swanson, Wayne Headley, Jerald McQueen and Joel McQueen. Mr. Glen L. Rayer Burlington, la. PRIVATE FAMILY SERVICES will be held Monday with cremation to follow. Memorials may bo made to the Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Foley MORTUARY 166 N, Broad St. 342-1913 NATHAN D. NEWBERG Funera\ for Nathan D. Newberg, 76, 1520 Willard St., who died Wednesday, was today at 1:30 p.m. at Hinchliff-Pearson- West Chapel with Dr. Robert White, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating." Burial was at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Clinton, Eugene, DeLoyd and Elliott Nelson, Claris Johnson and Fred Hunt. GLEN L. RAYER BURLINGTON, Iowa - Glen L. Rayer, 73, of Burlington, Iowa, died today at 12:10 a.m. at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Mr. Rayer was born July 28, 1899 at Burlington where he was reared. He attended Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, and married Audrey Schofie.'d on Sept. 18, 1923 in Burlington. Mr. Rayer co-operated Rayer & Rayer Conoco Service, in Burlington until he retired in 1964. Before that he was in the plaster and cement finishing business with his father. A World War I veteran, he was a member of the American Legion and United Commercial Travelers. Surviving arc his widow; a daughter, A u d r c n e Rayer, Galesburg; a brother, Wallace, Burlington, Iowa, and a sister, Mrs. Herbert L, Peeples, Amari.',lo, Tex. Appleton Boy Fatally Injured CAMP McCOY, Wis. (UP1)— A 13-yfiar-dld Appleton boy was fatally injured Friday night When a "dud" exploded while he and two companions carried it from a grenade range. The Victim was Peter Holtan, the son of Chaplain Maj. La verne Holtan, who is training this week with the 13th Evacuation Hospital of the Wisconsin National Guard. The victim's younger brother, John, 12, and a cousin, Kim Holtan, 10, were injured in the explosion. They were hospital ized in satisfactory condition at nearby La Crosse. A National Guard spokesman said the grenade exploded after either being thrown or dropped. General(Continued From Page 2) no need, in light of what they termed "bad faith" bargaining over RTA, to pass any further eimeaigency funding for the CTA. Runs Out Today The last batch of emergency state aid for the financially ailing carrier runs out today, leaving the prospect-of fare increases and service cutbacks. House Assistant Minority Lead er Gerald Shea of Riverside said he will try to pass a bill calling for $46.2 million in loans for the CTA, but since such a bill could not be passed until Monday, the prospects were not regarded as good. s In .'cither, action Friday: —The Senate passed and sent to Walker a $12.4 million state grant to reimburse depositors who lost their money when the City Savings Association went out of business in Chicago in 1964. —The Senate passed a measure banning the use of strikebreakers and sent it back to the House for approval of amendments. —The House approved an amendment to the annual budget cif the Department- of Public Aid which would increase welfare benefits'by 3.9 per cent. Sponsor Rep. Robert Mann, D- Chieago. said the raisa will cost $15 million. Larson Funeral Home Abingdon, Illinois Mrs. Shirley Ruth Ward St. Louis, Mo. Formerly of Abingdon Services: 2 P.M. - MONDAY LARSON FUNERAL HOME. Friends may call al the Funeral Home Sunday eve* ning. Burial Avon Cemetery. Soviet Airliner Crashes Into Building, Burns AMMAN, Jordan (UPI) - A Soviet Aeroflot TU134 airliner with 84 persons aboard overran the runway on takeoff from Amman airport today, crashed into a house and caught fire. Unofficial sources said six or seven persons were killed, but airport officials said there were no known fatalities and only several persons aboard the plane and in the house were injured. Among the 77 passengers aboard the plane was Princess Dina, 39-year-old first wife of Jordan's King Hussein, and Abdel Majid El-Haimak, a member of the royal family. Both escaped injury. In addition to the passengers, there were seven crew members aboard the plane. Testing Stations To Sample Air After Atomic Explosion Galesburg Register-Mail, Galesburg, 111. Saturday, June 30, 1973 11 LAS VEGAS, Nov. (UPI) More than 100 air sampling stations in 21 western states were activated Friday to measure possible radioactive fallout from China's huge atmospheric hydrogen bomb test. Dr. Delbert Barth, director of the Environmental Protection Agency's (AEC) research center in Las Vegas, said a total of 117 sampling stations in 21 states will be monitoring the air for a week or more until above-normal radioactivity can no longer be detected. No radiation from the Chinese nuclear blast has been recorded thus far, according to a spokesman at the research center, China announced it detonated a hydrogen nuclear device in the atmosphere on Wednesday. Estimates by the U.S. Defense Department placed the test in the range of one to three megatons. A megaton is equivalent to a million tons of TNT. Atomic bombs dropped on Japan during World War. II were the equivalent of 20,000 tons of TNT. Data gathered at the 117 air sampling stations will be analyzed at the EPA's research facility here. The center is used by the Atomic Energy Commission for its underground nu clear testing program at the Nevada Test Site. Two Charged in Shooting AURORA, III. (UPI) -. Two suspected drug pushers have been charged with attempted murder in connection with the wounding of an Illinois Bureau of Investigation agent. Another suspect was killed during the shootout. The Kane County ataite's attorney's office said Thomas Roop and Thoimas Joupperi, both 26 and both from Aurora, were charged Friday in the shooting of IBI agent Robert Magnuson, who was in fair condition. Another IBI agent, William Doster, shot and killed Thomas Graham, 22, Aurora, during the incident. Kane County State's Attorney Gerry Donidlanville said Mag- Ex-Patient Is Charged With Murder CHICAGO (UPI) - William Workman, a former mental patient who police said went berserk with a rifle Tuesday in suburban Palos Hills, has been charged with .murdering all seven parsons found slain in a two-block area of the suburb. Workman, 43, was* indicted Friday by the. Cook County grand jury with one count of murder each for the, slayings of an elderly couple and their 47- year-old son. When first arrested, Workman was charged with killing his parents, a neighbor woman and her 12- year-old daughter. A spokesman for the state's attorney's office said police crime lab tests showed that the same gun, a .22 caliber rifle, Aas used to kill all seven persons. READ THE WANT ADS! nuson and Doster haid been ne gotiating for a month with Roop and Joupperi to buy "200,000 hits" or $4,000 worth of speed. Dondanville said the two suspected drug dealers, apparently not knowing Doster and Magnuson were agents, invited them to Joupperi's apairtment Tfaura day night and intended to rob them. When the four arrived, Don- damiville said, Graham, a karate expert, was waiting, and knocked the two agents down. Dondaiwille said Doster fired on Grtaibaim after the other suspects had wounded Magnuson. The two suspects were held on $250,000 bond each. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for July 30. Frank Gallo, Reputed Mob Chief, Dies CHICAGO (UPI) - Reputed crime syndicate figure Frank E. Gallip, Olak Forest, died early today of 'gunshot wounds suffered Thursday night, the Cook County coroner's office said Gallo was 46. North suburban Rosemont police said Gallo was shot six times in the neck and abdomen by unidentified assailants. He was lying wounded on an exit raimp of the Northwest Tollway neair O'Hare Airport when a motorist found him, police said. Police said Gallo had an arrest record dating from 1947, He was indicted in April by a federal grand jury in Florida in a stock fraud case and was free on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond at (the time of the shooting, authorities said. HOSPITAL NOTES Hinchliff- 1 * FUNERAL DIRECTORS 1070 WEST FREMONT STREET PHONE 343-2101 wesnnc GALES8URQ MRS. LEO COWAN - 710 W. Tompkins St. Services 1:30 P.M. Tuesday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel. There will be no visitation. Burial in East Linwood Cemetery. —0— MR. HAROLD DARWJN HALL - San Francisco, Calif. Formerly of Galesburg. Funeral plans pending. 4 Are Indicted For Fixing Tests For Drive Permit CHICAGO (UPI) - A Cook County grand jury Friday in* dieted four employes of the Illinois secretary of slate's office on charges of taking bribes in return for fixing driving license tests. The indictment charged the four with having conspired to grant licenses to persons who would not normaUy have passed the tests due to poor driving records, suspended licenses or other reasons. A one-month investigation involving members of the offices of the secretary of state and the Cook County state's attorney as well as agents of the Illinois Bureau of Investigation led to the indictment. Si. Mary 's ADMISSIONS FRIDAY: Mrs. Shirley Corbin, Galesburg Route 2 Russell E. DeJaynes, Abingdon Mrs. Diane M. Howard, Abingdon Oari E. Miter, Abingdon Mrs. Terri O'Brien, North Henderson DISMISSALS FRIDAY: Miss Regina Washington, 407 Iowa Ct. Richard E. Blixt, Henderson Victor L. Williams, 1012 W. Brooks St. Mrs. Mary King, Willi-aimsfidd Miss Beth A. Elliott, Galva Virgil T. Silbey, 567 S. Henderson St. Robert L. Moran, 1792 Bateman St. Wili'iiami E. Bufifington, Maquon Harry J. Morris, Moon Towers Mrs. Marjoric Wilson, 000 W, Dayton St. Miss Sandra M. Tracy, 2665 Costa Dr. Jack H. Brooks, Tecuimseh, Mich. Mrs. Helen L. Armstrong, New Windsor Mrs. DeJia McNaught, Victoria Barbajra A. Cozadd, 740 E. Knox St. Miss Barbara J. Kinzer, Abingdon Marco Hernandez, Glue-ago W. Stem an King, Williamsfield Thomas Hillier, Abingdon Cottage ADMISSIONS FRIDAY: Mrs. Norma P. Hill, 1106 N. Seminary St. Mrs. Cindy J. Custer, 523 N. Chambers St. Donald D. Wright, 152 S. Pleasant Ave. Penny A. Charlett, Caracas, Venezuela Mrs. Shirley M. Yesitis, 159 Pennsylvania Ave. Dennis D. Volhner, Route 3 Michael L. Lewis, Abingdon Terrill G. Martin, Monmouth Mrs. Linda D. Barackman, Peoria Heights Lynn A. Larson, Victoria Susan K. Larson, Victoria Mrs. Helen E. Hull, Monmouth Mrs. Sandra L. Winchester, 301 E. Huston St. Mrs. Debra Kay Rodriguez, 799 E. Main St. DISMISSALS FRIDAY: Iarold V. Olander, Galva Mrs Mary L. Shortness, London Mills Richard L. Renwick, Williamsfield Richard 0. Buckert, Monmouth Mrs. Verdna M. Campbell, Box 618 Mrs. Judith R. Lee, 1432 E. Knox St. Scott Maloney, Alexis Richard P. Medenhall, 1361 Garden Lane ,T. Lynne Tilson, LaFayette Mrs. Barbara J. Powell, 1448 N. Cedar St. Mrs. Patricia A. Christy, • 19 Imperial Dr. Mrs. Dalene B. Thompson, 2401 Grand Ave. Debra D. Murray, 1U6 Bateman St. Mrs. Martha J. Cameron, Bushnell Mir. Mary M. Bailey, Alexis Mrs. Mollie F. Kearner, Barry Virgil F. Peterson, Altona Albert P. Bess, 519 E. Third St. Mrs. Willodean M. Bhear, Wyoming LES MARSHALL P.O. BOX 306, r &PETEfcBl )R3,l ph\ OA, Today's Record Traffic Court William O. Hottinger, 20, Galva, was fined $100 Friday in Traffic Division of Knox County Circuit Court for illegal trans- porttation of liquor. Hottinger also paid $10 for driving with only one tail light.' Steve E. White, 29, Monmouth, paid $75 for driving with an expired license and $19 ior speeding. Others fined for speeding were Claude L. Johamn, 77, Yates City, $15; ' Jimmie A. Johnson, 32, 544 E. Berrien St., $12, and Jerry A. Eshelman, 19, Maquon, $15. Fined $10 for speeding were Ronald R. Leigh, 26, Camden, Ind.; Hansel Ray Farley, 30, Baltimore, Md.; Aaron S. Wallace, 29, Monmouth, and Ada A. Webster ; 67, 203 Lombard St. Excessive acceleration resulted in $10 fines for William D Fowler, 18, Yates City, and William D. Halsey, 31, 1027 Lyman St. Peter A. Ferguson, 18, Knoxville, and Alan D. Truelove, 17, Victoria, were each fined $10 for violations of their license classifications. Others fined $10 Friday were Thomas Harkless, 40, Maquon, no identification on a truck; Michael D. Hungerford, 21, Champaign, traffic signal violation; Charles D. Westbay, 42, Knoxville, registration violation; G. Robert Saylor, 52, Altona, permitting an unauthorized person to drive; Jeffrey J. Wilier, 21, Galva, muffler violation; Ray M. Carter, 64, 758 HoMon St., turning violation, and Robert G. Becknell, 38, 481 N. Cedar St., following too' closely. HENDERSON" COUNTY-Two persons were fined $50 each this week in Traffic Court. Fined were Patsy Bessini, 36, Burlington, driving without a valid license, and Clifford B Gray, 49, Dallas City, reckless driving. James R. Rettig, 35, Dallas njty, and John Evans, 37, Sfronghurst, were each fined $10 for speeding. Fined $10 for violating their license . restrictions were William R. Musser, 79, Media, and Robert C. Blyth, 20, Dallas City Lawrence P. Christofferson, 39. Oneida, and Suzanne K. Minard, 16, Stronghurst were each fined $10 for driving too fast for conditions. William Musser also paid $10 for failing to yield the right of wav. Others fined $10 were Bill E. Glaze, 50, Bushnell, backing violation; Gordon Nichols, 16, Alexis, following too closely, and Richard W. ShoII, 29, Galesburp, dpnosilin" injurious material on! •irhwa". Emergency Phone Numbers Galesburg Police ...342-0101 Fire ..117 Knox County Sheriff 343-3121 State Police. Rock Island 788-9501 Peoria .......676-2116 Macomb 833-2141 FBI ....786-2663 Tornado Alert—Call Police Medical Emergency, Poison Control: Cottage 343-4121 St. Mary's .343-3161 FISH 343-7807 Hotline 58 ....343-5858 Salvation Army 343-6924 Alcoholics Anonymous ..342-2179 Humane Officer—. 343-2504 Marriage Licenses KNOX COUNTY-Miss Gloria Kay Randall, St. Augustine, and | Rodney E. Morrison, Abingdon. Miss Linda Gail Wilkins, 460 N. Cedar St., and Robert Edward Powell, 1458tt E. Main St. Vicky M. Scoggins, and Arthur D. Frazier Jr., both of Peoria. Judith L. Medhurst, near Galesburg, and William G. Kerr, 1506 Haynor St. Miss Crystal Deann Kilgore, 484 Lawrence Ave., and Danny Lee Joseph, 46 N. Pearl St. Miss Rona Beth Davis, Knoxville, and Roger Lynn Fee, 1 Champion Township, Ohio. Miss Patsy Ann Head, Ber Circuit Court John L. Stevens, no age or address listed, was fined $50 Friday in Knox County Circuit Court for aiding or abetting a battery. HENDERSON COUNTY George C. Wallace, Monmouth, was fined $50 this week in circuit court for dehvering liquor to a minor. The charge, originally filed in 1970, was reduced from contributing to the delinquency, of a mirior. Arthur B. Sutton, 43\ Bowen, forfeited a $100 bond when he failed to appear on a charge of battery. Five persons were fined for conservation law violations. Paying $25 fines were Elmer C. Stimpson, 72, Carman, and Russell R. Yoder, 47, Oquawka, for possession of short catfish. Fined $10 were Jim Earl Martindale, 31, Burlington, no registration on board a boat, and Paul Hall, 39, and Willard Holmes, 66, Keithsburg, both for having unapproved life saving devices on a boat. . Traffic Accidents Duane B. McGiDf, 19, -Tucson, Ariz., was cited for a speed restriction violation after his car bit iihe back of one driven by VingLe L. Moore, 17, 10 Hackberry Circle, Friday about 2:45 p.m. in the 200 block of East Freimont Street. Poice said the force- of the collision pushed the Moore vehicle onto a terrace. No serious injuries were reported. Divorces Filcrl KNOX COUNTY - Lillian M. wick^nd^nnVlee No^" Atel W - Afa ton, Gattman, Miss. Mrs. Maralee (Downs) Horner, and John L. Morgan, both of Bloomington. Patricia Carol King, 1780 Baird Ave., and James Arthur Johnson, 550 E. Fifth St. WEST FRANKFORT, 111. Betty Lou Grubb, Yates City, (UPI) — A one - year contract and Edwin Kent Sherman, Ma- covering more than 900 mem- quon. ;bers of Local 702, International Brotherhood of Electrical Work- Union's Contract Expires, Strike Is Authorized HENDERSON COUNTY Stan Rene Van DeiWalle, and Mary Marie Gasling, both of Columbus Junction, Iowa. Joseph Charles Born, Burlington, and Gienda Sue Rouse, Bigigsvill 'O. Francis Asbury Dingman, Buriinigbon, and Beverly Dirth, Indiiamoilia, Iowa. MONMOUTH—G eorge W. Stewart, 33, Lincoln, was charged Friday at 4:55 p.m. with driving while intoxicated and illegal transportation of liquor. Births Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Cus- ler, 523 N. Chambers St., a boy Friday at 12:18 p.m. Born at St. Mary's Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. William Morse, Abingdon, a boy Friday at 1:24 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Corbin, near Galesbufg, a boy Friday at 4:29 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Portillo, 663 Holiton St., a girl Friday at 1:54 p.m. j Mr. and Mrs. Donald O'Brien, North Henderson, a girl Friday at 8:02 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. John Howard, Abingdon, a boy today at 12:55 j.m. Thefts MONMOUTH — Police are investigating the theft of about $2,000 worth of television and stereo equipment from Bill Dixon TV, 1135 S. Main St. Dixon reported to police Friday at 7:43 a.m. that four new television sets, a stereo and pieces of-stereo equipment had | ress ers who are employed by the Central Illinois Public Service Co. expires at midnight tonight. The union said members and the international office have authorized a strike, but that the local has agreed to withhold strike action until a negotiating session called by a federal mediator is held next Thursday. Employes affected in the negotiations work in central, western, east central and southern Illinois. George Smith, business manager of the local, said nine meetings have been held since negotiations started May 1 and have produced "very little prog- been stolen from his store sometime between Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and the time of the report. Entry was gained by breaking a window on the north side of the attic. An alternator was stolen sometime during the past 10 days from the auxiliary police van, according to a report made Friday at 7:07 p.m. The theft occurred while the van truck was parked at Community Memorial Hospital- Fire Calls Galesburg firefighters were called to exfeguish a blaze in a itreehouse Friday ait 6:31 p.m. at 1383 N. Henderson St. Firemen said the fire originated when a 5-year-old boy was playing with matches. There ware no injuries and no lass was reported. A union statement said most of the differences in the talks stemmed from "the attempt by the company to change or eliminate long-established work practices." Escapee Caught After Manhunt EDWARDSVILLE, 111. (UPI) —An Alton man enjoyed about three hours of freedom Friday after escaping from authorities in Madison County before being recaptured after a manhunt. Authorities said Steve Rogers, 21, was being taken to a courtroom in the Madison County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing on a charge of armed robbery when he fled from police. He was caught about u mile south of EdwardsvUie, police said.

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