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Thursday, October 10, 1963
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10 Golesburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, Good Year in Car Sales to Aid Economy By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) - Prospects of a third big auto sales year in a row are giving the strongest supporting arguments for those who see the 1964 entire economy soaring to new highs. There's that nice cushion such high-geared production in the auto industry will give to others, their suppliers — steel, aluminum, copper, glass, plastic, fibers. And payrolls of all concerned add to consumer purchasing power. Also there's the spreading influence of a larger number of cars on many other phases of American life, that can be translated into dollars. More cars spur the growth of more shopping centers, restaurants, motels, drive-in movies, factories, and even banks. They also lead to the building of more highways, parking lots and garages. And increasing collections of traffic fines add to many a local government' revenues. All of this flow of cash even tually furnishes still more persons with additional personal income. This in turn makes that many more dollars available to buy more cars. Much of the prolonged high level of car sales now setting a record for duration and dollar volume has been attributed to the steady increase of total personal income. An affluent society tends to put car ownership (or at least a monthly payment equity) high on the list of benefits of affluence. But some also note that this continuing high volume of auto sales runs at a higher rate than does the increase in individual incomes and thus must reflect a change in the American way of life. Cars are claiming more of the extra dollars than are most other things. And that may be why the car market is not becoming sat- Thurscfay, Oct. 10, 1963 A-L-L-L-L ABOARD FOR NOWHERE—Auto, left will have a long watt before this train pulls out at Sioux Falls, S. D. The three 65 -ton ex-Pullmans serve as a 62 -passeuger "traintel." or motel out of a train. Although It doesn't move, the motel is complete with recorded music of traditional train sounds, the better to soothe (?) nostalgic patrons to sleep. George Wells, on step, Is the porter on the train to nowhere. Enjoy quick relief and speedily remove aching corns with thin, cushioning Dr. Scholl 'a Zino- pads. Coat but a D-Scholls Zino pads urated, as some had feared a few years back. The worriers noted that the number of U.S. families owning cars stayed at about 75 per cent of total population. This would seem to limit sales to population growth. But it isn't working that way. "The demand for automobiles is growing, and at a rate considerably faster than either population or income," report the economists at the Chase Manhattan Bank, New York. "The reason: More and more U.S. families are buying not one, but two, three, and in some cases, four or more cars.." Chestnut 4-H Club Leader Resigns The meeting of the Chestnut Hot Shots 4-H Club was held at the home of Jerry Barkley. A program committee, consisting of Lyle Leverton, Dale Tessier, John Kidwell and Harlan Cook was appointed. It was announced that James Kidwell was resigning as leader because of a conflict with working hours. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Chatten and family, Mrs. Lyle Leverton and Jimmie, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pumphrey and family, Mrs. James Kidwell and Mrs. Calvin Cook. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Alpha Groups Report on Sessions ALPHA — Mrs. Perry Weir Sr. and Mrs. Merritt Allison were hostesses Monday night to the Baptist Loyal Workers Circle at the former's home. Mrs. Robert McLaughlin, president, announced that the Baptist Woman's Day of Prayer will be jbserved at the November meeting in the home of Mrs. Raymond Sproston. Mrs. Clarence Mason presented the study lesson on the topic, "The Man and the Book Nobody Knows." Mrs. R. L. Jones was a guest. Scouts Pick Officers AlWood Cadette Girl Scout Troop 1 met Monday at the Baptist Church. Officers elected were Anna Marie Green, treasurer; Anna Mary McClenning, scribe, and Paulette Petrovich, scrapbook. It was decided to carry out the patrol idea and divide the group into two patrols. A bake sale was planned for Oct. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the fire station in Alpha, when coffee'and doughnuts also will be served. A skating party was planned for next week when the Cadettes will be joined at the party with the Alpha Brownies and Junior Girl Scout Troop. The Cozy Capelet! f «^ <9 NEW 1964 Norge Automatic Washer SO GOOD a. a WE OFFER IT WITH A 2-YEAR SERVICE POLICY Norge 2-Year Service Policy. Normal warranty covers parts and labor for 1 year after purchase by original owner. Norge extends parts warranty for 2 years when customer purchases second year's labor policy from dealer at the time of original purchase. 2-Year Protection Policy provides labor and repair or replacement at dealer's option, of functional parts required to maintain machine in normal household operating condition in dealer's servicing area. Invalid when damage is due t» misuse, accident, or work by unauthorized persons. We know how dependable Norge washers are—so we offer the 2-Year Service Policy covering all parts and labor. That means with a Norge Washer your worries about maintenance and service calls are gone. But this Norge is a lot more than dependable. It's convenient and flexible. The new slanted control panel puts all dials and controls where they're easier to see and reach. It gives you two automatic washing cycles, three water temperature selections... just right for every kind of fabric, and a free-flow lint filter. Come in, see how the '64 Norge measures up to other washers at — ONLY 179" exch. Small Medium Large 153-N A cozy capelet in pretty shell stitch I So quick and easy to crochet: so very nice wear. No. 153-N has crochet directions —sizes small, medium and large inclusive. TT order send 35 cents in coma for each pattern to Creative Woman, care of Galesburg Register-Mail. 31» W VanBuren St. Chi cago 7, 111 Add 10 cents for lst-ciass mailing. Print name address with zone, style number and size. troop will also sell calendars again as a money-making project. Alpha Briefs Miss Alice Clarke of Glencoe and Mrs. W. H. Clarke and Mrs. Margaret Seibert, of Aledo, were Sunday guests at the Robert Clarke home. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clarke, Tuesday, attended the funeral for Mrs. Clarke's aunt, Mrs. Marie Giffin at Aledo. Mr. and Mrs. John Unger and family of Bay Village, Ohio, were guests over the weekend of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Unger, and attended the golden wedding observance of his parents, which was celebrated with open house at the home of Mrs. Unger's sister-in-law, Mrs. H. E. Berndt in Moline. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Malcolm Jr. entertained guests at dinner Sunday honoring their children, Steven, who was observing his 10th birthday, and Marva, who was observing her second birthday. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Malcolm Sr. of Alpha; Mr. and Mrs. William Duffy and Frank Peterson, of Victoria; Miss Marie Malcolm and Dennis Ellett, of Moline; Eugene Malcolm of Rock Island, and Jerry Pruett of Woodhull. The honorecs received gifts. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Hazelrigg of Barry were weekend visitors of their son Leonard and family. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mixer of Galesburg were afternoon callers. Mrs. Florence Resis and daughter of Milwaukee, Wis., visited Monday at the Holger Carlson home. Linda Sue Edwardson, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Edwardson, received baptism at the Sunday service in the Methodist Church. The meeting of AlWood Woman's Club will be held Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. in Grace Lutheran Church at Ophiem. Arthur Holevolt, of the International Farm Youth Exchange program, will be guest speaker. Modal AWE 1010 GENE'S (formerly Bill's Appliance) TV and APPLIANCES 18 PUBLIC SQUARE Now Yon Know By United Press International A 1961 census showed that England and Wales had an average of 790 persons living on each square mile, according to the Statesman's Year Book. Families of Thresher Men Maintain a Valiant Front By JAMES CALOGERO PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP)They put on a valiant front—the families of the Thresher men—but the heartbreak they suffered still shows through. The Navy's underwater pride and joy, the nuclear submarine Thresher, sank with the loss of 129 men during a test dive 220 miles off Boston six months ago today. Since that day, April 10, the submarine has been waterlocked only a mile and a half out of reach—the depth of the water at her Atlantic grave. Ashore, a girl, 3, scribbles a childish note and asks her widowed mother to mail it to daddy. The mother answers kindly and fights the tears. A boy, 6, reminds his mother that daddy has been away to sea an awfully long time and asks when is he coming home. The mother tells a visitor she awaits the day the boy will understand. In another home in the Portsmouth area, a 3-month-old boy his father is never to see gurgles, unknowing of tragedy. He was born three months after his father went down. Loss of Thresher left 150 fatherless children. Aboard the submarine were 16 officers, 96 enlisted men and 17 civilian technicians. There is no bitterness among the widows and children. At a trim ranch home in Portsmouth, Mrs. Walter Jack Noonis says her two sons and two daughters, ranging in age from 2 to 10, keep her busy "but there's this terrible loneliness about the time of the day your husband is supposed to be coming home," In Rye, N.H., Mrs. Michael J. Di Nola—her husband was a lieutenant commander—took a breather from the strenuous effort her five small children require and recalls the past six months. "With five small children, I knew I had to face up to the facts and make my adjustment quickly. I found the answer in keeping busy." She's still active in Navy affairs. "It's the way Mike would have wanted it," she says. "The Navy was his whole life since his days at Annapolis. I met him on a blind date while he was a mid- shipment and I was doing gradu­ ate nursing work in New York, his home city." The families of the 112 Navy men received a death gratuity of six months pay. In addition they receive $112 a month plus 12 per cent of base pay. Many of the men also carried national service and commercial life insurance policies. The children of the Navy men are eligible for college scholarships which can be drawn from the Dolphin Fund—a private fund in Norfolk, Va., administered by thp Navy. The 44 children left by the ci vilians lost on Thresher will be eligible for scholarships from a special memorial fund established through public subscription. Church Women Host Party For Patients Twenty-eight patients of worn en's Ward C-22 at Galesburg State Research Hospital Monday repaid an earlier visit to the hospital by an Altona church group. A bus breakdown almost stalled the patients' visit, but a hurry-up call to members of the hospital volunteer group provided an eight car caravan for transportation. The patients were met at the Immanuel Lutheran Church by the minister, Rev. Andrew Tetzlaff, and some 30 members of the Mary-Martha and Rachel Circles. A receiving line was formed in the church parlors, which were decorated with fall flowers. Organ music was a background for the reception. The guests were entertained at a devotional program featuring a violin solo, vocal duet and group singing. A social hour followed. The women were accompanied at Altona by Mrs. Raymond Pearcy, psychiatric aide, of Abingdon; volunteers Mrs. Oscar Carlson, Mrs. Verne Dowers, Mrs. Ronald Fritz, Mrs. Hugh Hendricks, Mrs. Melvin Huffman, Mrs. Eunice Miller, all of Galesburg, and Mrs. Florence Doyle and Mrs. Anna Mary McCoy of the hospital staff. The church committee which arranged the reception and party included Mrs. Gale Adams, Mrs. Roger Appell, Mrs. Lennie John- OUR ANCESTORS "I gave up my three-mlnut. bum ^^J,* was too rouKh on tht horset that couldn't swiml" GSRH Teacher Speaker for PTA at Avon Parents and teachers of Avon High School Oct. 16 will hear the experiences of a teacher in the school of a large mental hospital. Mrs. Barbara Bayne, a staff teacher at Galesburg State Research Hospital, will be the speaker at the regular meeting of the Parent-Teacher Association, to be held at the high school at 8 p.m. Mrs. Bayne has taught in area schools for the past 15 years and son, Mrs. Charles Nelson, Miss Lillie Nelson, and Mrs. Carl Swanson. has been on the faculty of tht special school at Research Hospital since 1960. She is a graduate of Western Illinois University, Macomb. • Wedding • Anniversary • New Horn* • Birthday • Just To Be Nice We Have the Gift and Card for Yon to Give GIVE-A-GIFT WEBERS 149 E. Main Rent Electric Carpet Jhampooer FOR ONLY *1 Now you can rent the new Blue Lustre Electric Carpet Shampooer tor only tl per day with purchase of famous Blue Lustre Shampoo. Save big with this easy to use "do It yourself" equipment. Vou'U be amazed with the new look of your carpeting. 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