Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 3, 1973 · Page 5
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 5

Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 3, 1973
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Golesburg Registef-MaiI, (jolesburg, City. Council Moves to PurchmefW Says Missing Men Still Alive Power in Times of Emergencies Juesday, July 3, 1973 5 BUSHNELL - A plan to fur nish Bushnety with additional electrical power during times of emergencies was approved Monday night by the City Council. At last night's meeting alder men entered into an agreement with Central Illinois Public Service (ClPS) to purchase power from ihe utility when the need arises. Equipment for a new substation to be set up wilt include a transformer, regulators, circuit recloser and other materials furnished by CIPS and installed by the city. The city will pay a $293 permonth rental fee for the use of the equipment. The contract stipulates that the city must pay the monthly rental charge during the duration of the agreement whether the additional power is used or not. Non- salvable materials will be furnished from CIPS storerooms and charged to the city. Burton Sammons, municipal utility superintendent, said that if and when it becomes necessary to switch a portion of the city to CIPS power, some interruption of power may occur for a 5-10-minute period while the change is being made. Sammons said work is now underway to set up a new substation. Await Funds j Mayor Harold Fitch told the council that Phase II of the city's application for $184,000 in federal funds for a new recreation and cultural center has been filed for one month. Fitch said he hopes for approval soon. City officials had anticipated word from federal authorities late last month. City officials plan to provide $92,000 in local} funds for the project. The mayor said that the city is still negotiating with the Bushnell VFW Post for purchase of a tract of land in the VFW Park where the center would be located: The VFW wants $26,000 for the property while the city is willing to pay only about half this much. In other action aldermen approved a resolution appointing Bruce Biagini, Macomb city attorney, to do the legal work on Bushnell's proposed sewer project. Alderman Howard Mathewson said that the Havens Disposal Service, Bushnell, the city's garbage contractor, has requested a meeting with merchants in order to set up a system of fees for trash removal from businesses. The council said Havens should obtain figures from other communities of comparable size before the meeting. Fitch reported that the Environmental Protection Agency's public water inspection bureau recently checked the city's water supply and found five areas not up to standard. The work requires only minor repairs which are now being done, he said. Aid. Marshall Buchen of the council's police committee, reported that the new police department manual has been completed by the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners. The manual will be studied by the committee before it is submitted to the council for approval. Aldermen concluded that a rtw manual may help resolve some complaints charging that policemen haven't been carrying out all of their duties. More Paving? The mayor told the council that it should consider the possibility of a new paiving project. Tlie Board of Local Improvements will consult with the street department and city engineer in order to select those tttWflMWIS BUSHNELL MRS. JAY CLEMENS CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 560 W. Hurst St. Phone 772-2240 PITTSBURGH (UPI) - Air Force Capt. Glenn Myers, a former prisoner of war, said Monday he believes some of the 1,900 Americans missing in action in Southeast Asia are still alive. Myers, of suburban Penn Hills, said he based the belief on What he had seen as a prisoner. He said the North Vietnamese showed him and other prisoners films of cap- streets most in need of improvements. Some of the streets which city officials believe need repairs include Jackson, Dean, North Crafford and Hail. Fitch anounced that the Illinois Municipal League will meet Sept. 14 -19 at Chicago. Reservations should be made with the city clerk. Water week activities have been concluded by the Bushnell Recreation Department. Largest Park Opened to Public LOS ANGELES (UPI) Santa Monica Park, the largest city park in the nation at 4,100 acres, opened to the public Monday, climaximg 10 years of planning. Originally, plans called for a 25,000-acre park, but the size was scaled down because of lack of money. Overnight camping may be permitted in the mountain area sometime in the future, park officials said. The park is bounded by Mulholland Drive, which wends its way to the sea along the crest of the Santa Monica Mountains, the San Diego Freeway, Sunset Boulevard and Topanga Boulevard. tured Americans who have not returned. "Take my word for it," he said. "I've seen these things...I think some of these guys are still alive." Myers was among the speakers at a "Missing in Action" rally in the city's Oakland section. About 300 persons attended, including family members and relatives of nine of 11 western Pennsylvania servicemen still unaccounted for in the Southeast Asia war. Myers said, "It's easy to hide people in North Vietnam and no one would ever know about it." However, he conceded that many of the missing men may have died of disease or been killed in escape attempts. READ THE WANT ADS! Winners of events were Beth McGinnis and Dean Fisher, water balloon toss; Mark Fisher, Kara Stanley and Lora Stanley, slip and slide; Mark Fisher and Kara Stanley, innertube races, and Marie Griffeth, water pistol quick draw. In progress this week is the TV Game Show which will be followed by M cycle week. Ronald J. Weber, son of Mr, and Mrs. Gordon Weber of near Bushnell, was graduated in June from the University of Illinois Law School. He will be associated with Froehling and Taylor, a Canton law firm. Student Govt. Day Declared SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (UPI) — President Nixon Monday declared Nov. 14 National Student Government Day. "...Our schools should be not only centers of learning, but also laboratories for democracy," the President's proc- lamanation said. "Student councils and similiar organizations ... are helping to teach the basic skills of citizenship, and to develop the qualities of leadership in the young people who take part." Doves Nesting At White House SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (UPI) — A dove, Symbol of peace since at least the time of Noah, hatched two chicks during the recent Soviet- American summit conference at the Western White house. Soviet leader Leonid Brezh­ nev saw the baby doves, born near the patio of President Nixon's oceanside villa, and interpreted the event as a sign of good luck and a symbol of peace, a White House spokesman said Monday. Clothing Drive for Thailand Expanded GEE, DAD.*,'IT LOOKS LUCE JUST PLAIN SKIM TO ME.-....WHV VO YOU CALL HIM OLD CHROMEDOME? WHEN IT LOOKS LIKE VOL) CAM AFFORPTHAT SHINY NEWCAR.SHOP; THE AUTOS IN TOPAZ'S 1 FAMILY WANT APS Galesburg Register-Mail WANT ADS Phone 343-7181 GALVA — A cldtMng drive in the Gafliwa area has been ex paraded Ito include a drop off podnlt ait fee John Deere Equipment dealer located at the south edge of Kewanee. The drive As being sponsored by Mrs. John Larson, Galva, far tor son, Air Force Capt. Wi'Hiiaim Lamm who is stationed ait Takahi Air Base, Thailand. Lairson is a civic action officer and is in charge of helping the Thai people build schools, roads, andjgenerailly improve their lifestyle. 'Larson said itihait much of the Thailand people's income, which is small to start with, must be spent for food. There is little left for clothing, he said. Larson will personally distribute all clothing sent ibo him. Assisting wibih a clothing drive in.Gialva on Sunday are the Galva Oamip Fire Girls, Galva Scouits and the (Lynn 4-H clubs. Clothing may be left in Galva on Saiburday ait the municipal parking lot. Clothing may be lefit ait the John Deare Equipment Co. until July 20. The Gal- via Natalia! Guard unit will provide packaging and (transportation for all clothing collected. Ail! warm wea'ther articles will be accepted. No clothing for infants, no shoes, and no head covering are needed. GALVA MRS. SUSAN HEPNER CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Third St. Phone 932-2725 ; Capt. Larson is a 1963 graduate of Galva High School and a 1967 graduate of Purdue University. He has been with the Air Force since July 1967. Nine members of (the Class of 1923 met recently ait the home of Mrs. Leslie Wood in Galesburg (for a luncheon and afternoon social. Those attending from Galva were Mrs. Axel Fahnstrom, Miss Eva Larson, Mrs. Lora Swansom, Mrs. Russell Hansen, Mrs. Mike Johnson, Mrs. Vern Cox and Mrs. Earl Brown, all of Galva. From Galesburg attending were Miss Alma Mount and Mrs. Wood. The Galva High School Class of 1948 will hold its 25th class reunion July 7 ait the American Legion Hall in Galva. A social hour will be held from 6-7 p.m. with dinner following. For further drtfonmaition contact John Haines, 932-3020, Norma Huber, 932-3127 or Bernard Cromien, 932-3388. Youth Jumps From SIU Dorm CARBONDALE, 111. (UPI)An 18-year-old Evanston youth who witnesses said had been arguing with his girl friend ran across a lounge and plunged to his death through a 13th floor CHECK With The Bank - "That Leads the Way/ 7 Monthly Income Checks invest As Little As $5,000 and Receive an Extra Check in the Amount of $20.83-or More! Spend Your Earnings - Instead of Your Savings Check •. •. .With the Bank of Galesburg The Home of Free Checking and Free Checks. "The Bank Thot Leads The Way' 1 MAIN & KELLOGG Bank of Galesburg MEMBER F.D.I.C. PH. 343-4141 window at Southern Illinois University's Neely Hall early today. SIU security police said Roy L. Nellegar apparently was killed instantly when he landed on a brick patio at the bottom of the 17-story hall. Witnesses said Nellegar was not a student at SIU but had arrived Friday night to visit the girl who is a student. She was not identified. Observers said it was Nellegar's second visit in about two weeks. The two had quarreled off and on during the weekend and were talking in the lounge when he suddenly got up nan to the win dow and crashed through the glass, witnesses said. The girl was taken to the Student health center for treat ment of shock. TAKE TIME to READ P. 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