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Rio Club Tea Celebrates 50th Anniversary RIO — Fifty years ago today, a group of women gathered at the home of Mrs. R. C. Smith, south of Rio, to form some kind of a club. After much discussion the women, — 12 of them, — decided to form, appropriately enough, a women's club to study literature. They had considered a card club, a music club and other fields of interests but a majority favored emphasis on the literary world. Not all of the original members were present at a mammoth celebration Thursday at the Rio Presbyterian Church. There was Mrs. Ben Frankeberger, Mrs. R. C. LeHew, Mrs. Hazel Mead and Mrs. Reed Carson, all charter members. A few of the original 12 have died and some have moved to distant communities. In reviewing the group's history, Mrs. Alice Locklin pointed out an ironic twist in economics when she recalled how Mrs. Carson gave a talk on "How to Reduce the High Cost of Living." This was in 1913 a few weeks after Oct. 11 when the club was formed. From $6.75 tn $400 The club then started its financial activities with a $6.75 donation and wound up its fiscal year with a balance total of 57 cents. This year, the latest of its numerous donations for charities and civic improvements, amounted to $400, all going for the beautification of the Rio water tower. In bringing out more compari- CHARTER MEMBERS AT RIO — Gathered Thursday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rio Woman's Club were, left to right, Mrs. Ira Fritz, president, Mrs. Ben Frankenberger, Mrs. R. C. LeHew, Mrs. Hazel Mead, and Mrs. Reed Carson, 50-year charter members, Mrs. J. Zook, hostess, and Mrs. Alice Locklin, Galesburg, reader of the club's history. Seventy-one persons attended the celebration. sons, club historian Mrs. Locklin and the late Mrs. Orlan Witherspoon pointed out in a brief essay that dues 50 years ago were 25 cents compared with $2 today. Thursday, the celebration got underway with a greeting to all 71 persons attending by Mis. Ira Fritz, president. Mrs. Fritz introduced the four FLEISCHMANN'S GIN ___5th $2.98 HAIG & HAIG SCOTCH ___5th $4.49 BARCLAY'S BOURBON ___5th $2.99 CORBY'S __ 5th $3.19 FOUR ROSES -or- EARLY TIMES 5th $ 3.98 ZARN0FF VODKA . 5»h $2.69 SOUTHERN COMFORT .__5th $4.98 HAMM'S 6 Cans $1.09 PABST BLUE RIBBON 6 y h Qts. $1.19 Blue Ribbon YOUR CHOICE ^% ^% t Blotz A XX ( Drewrys " «.««,„,. PABST BLUE RIBBON 12 Cans $1.79 GRAIN BELT 12 Cans $1.69 MILLERS HIGH LIFE 12 BOTTLE BEER from $2.4< no- returns Mo $11 $1.99 .00 Case BIC 10 LIQUOR STORE 10 WEST MAIN STREET PHONE Dl 2-2015 charter members, each of whom recalled an incident in the club's history. Mrs. M. F. Cline, of Galesburg, 15th District president, presented Mrs. M. C. Webber, Yates City, Knox County president, with a 50- year scroll. Mrs. A. C. Leafgreen read a number of letters from past members unable to attend. Mrs. Mauritz Hodges sang three numbers accompanied by Mrs. Carson. A tea social hour followed the business meeting. A basket of yellow mums were presented by members of the Rio Village Board and mixed bouquets from Mrs. Guy Dye. Charter members were presented with white carnations while past presidents were presented with mixed yellow and white mums. Mrs. B. L. Lindquist served cake and Mrs. Walter B. Johnson and Mrs. Nelle Junk helped in distributing coffee and punch. By employing a qualified disabled worker, the smart employer subtracts the need for relief funds and multiplies the worker's chance .for successful rehabilitation. Shuman Raps State Control For Russian Crop Failures ST. CHARLES, 111. (AP) — Charles B. Shuman, American Farm Bureau president, says the Russian crop shortages have been brought on by government regulation—not bad weather. In a speech Thursday to the Kane County Farm Bureau, Shuman, of Sullivan, 111., said: "While adverse weather conditions have been blamed for Russia's crop failures, it must be re membered that the Soviet Union has vast acreages of fertile soil with varied climatic conditions. "It seems obvious, therefore, that bad weather cannot be blamed for farm production failures over the entire country." The federation leader said there was "a far more basic reason. Declared Unhappy "It is no secret that Khru shchev has been unhappy with the steady deterioration of Rus sian agriculture Under its system of state controlled and operated farms. He has tried to apply U.S agricultural technology to the land of his country, but has left out the main ingredient of our private enterprise system, and that is the profit incentive." 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Briggs of Fullerton, Calif., formerly of Galesburg, has won recognition for his projects under the Sunny Hills High School Chapter of Future Farmers of America. Hale, vice president of the Southwestern Region and president of the Orange County Section under the California FFA setup, was a delegate to the FFA national convention which ended today in Kansas Ctiy, Mo., after a 3-day session. He received a $100 check as a gift from the Bank of America, Fullerton Branch, to help defray his expenses to the convention. Hale's FFA projects during the past three years included four show steers and a show lamb. Hale is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Johnson, 547 E. South St., who are currently visiting in Fullerton, with their sons-in-laws and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Briggs and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Brandt, also of Fullterton. 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Production of both crops was held down this year by government acreage-reduction programs. The corn estimate was up 2 per cent from a month earlier and 10 per cent from last year. Wheat was down slightly from a month earlier but 4 per cent above a year ago. Despite the bigger crops, total markets for both corn and wheat during the current marketing season are greater than this year's production. Government surpluses of both grains, piled up under farm price support programs, will be cut. The department estimated that total production of all crops would go to 110 per cent of the 1957-61 average, a new all-time high, about 2 per cent above the previous record set in 1960 and tied last year. With livestock production also up this year, overall farm output is headed for the biggest figure ever in spite of a series of government production control programs. The crop report was studded with new records. This year's soybean harvest was estimated at 727,358,000 bushels, down slightly from the estimate in September but still a new annual record. The rice crop was estimated at a record-high 67,268,000 hundredweight. Sugarbeet production at 22.1 million tons is 21 per cent above last year's record crop. Sugar cane production of 13.9 million tons is another new mark. Per-acre yields of corn hit a new high of 65.9 bushels. Administration officials are moving to enlist private American exporters in a new program for selling farm surpluses abroad on long-term credit. Agriculture Department officials have scheduled a meeting in New York' on Oct. 17 to discuss details of the program with commercial exporters. The program, approved by Congress last year, authorizes sales only to friendly countries. This Birthday Observed At 4-H Club Meet The Hague Hustlers 4-H Club members and families held a wiener roast Thursday at the William Foley home. The evening was spent socially, with outdoor games being played by 4-H members. "Happy Birthday" was sung to David Tolley, who celebrated his third birthday, and a decorated cake served in his honor. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Swedlund, Jim and Joel. Cjalesburg Register-Mail GALESBURG, ILL., FRIDAY, OCT. 11, 1963 SEC. 2 PAGE 11 would rule out any deals with tht Soviet Union and nations like Cuba or Communist China. No sales under the credit plan have been authorized yet, despite the fact it was approved mor# than a year ago. The Agriculture Department, however, is apparently now hoping to get the program into action in the neaf future. So Who Wants To COLUMPUS, Ohio (AP) — That taunt "you'll never get it off the ground" wouldn't disturb a group of aerospace research specialists who gathered here recently. 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