Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 7, 1973 · Page 10
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Saturday, July 7, 1973
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10 Galesburg ReqistenMoil, Gol^sburg, Saturday, July 7, 1973 MONMOUTH Correspondent "Mrs. Lorraine Stauth For Newt 112 S. 10th St. Phone 734-4781 For Missed Copies Before 6 P. M. Phone 734 4121 (Sty Awards Street Repair Contract to Elvaston Firm MONMOUTH - Bids for on and'chipping, some streets in Monmouth were opened Friday and the contract was awarded to W. L. Miller Co., Elvaston. The bid of $7,055 from the Elvaston firm was $113 under the bid received from the Burling* ton Road Builders, the only other firm bidding for the work. Approval was also given for the purchase of rock at $1,350 from Kistler Construction Co., Monmouth. Monmouth Mayor George Bersted said today that city street crews will do the preparatory work on the streets before the Miller firm oils and chips them. He said the streets should be ready for the oil and chips by the middle of August. Bersted said the city crews will also begin some blocktop- ping work in about two weeks. Bersted noted that the city will not do as much street repair and improvement work as usual this summer. "We are cutting back a little to save some money for the work that will be necessary when we start widening North 11th Street this fall," Bersted said. Plans call for North 11th Street to be widened to 30 feet from Detroit Avenue to U.S. 34 bypass, plus the construction of a bicycle path and the installation of storm sewers along the route. Bersted said bids for the work on North 11th Street will be let in October. MONMOUTH Community Memorial Hospital Fairview Stages Annual Junior Livestoek Show Lindberg Will Be Speaker MONMOUTH - Illinois Comptroller George W. Lindberg will be the featured speaker at the annual Warren County Young Republican's pork barbeque July 26. The barbecue will be at the north shelter house at Monmouth Park. Serving will be from 5:307:30 p.m. and there will be a $1.50 donation per person. Lindberg was elected comptroller in 1972, following three terms in the House of Representatives. The office was created"' by the 1970 Constitution as an, expanded replacement for the ,.pld Auditor of Public Accounts. Lindberg, a lawyer, authored the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act of 1972, requiring disclosure of financial interests by public officials and candidates for public office. The legislation creating the ethics law included campaign disclosure provisions, but the General Assembly did not include them in the law. Admissions Thursday: Vernon Mettier Jr., Mrs. John Bennett, Miss Mary Ann Ford, Miss Cynthia Leary, Monmouth; Mrs. Myrtle Wade, Cameron; Mrs. Martha Essex, Oquawka. Dismissals Thursday: Miss Carrie Paul, Miss Donna Traver, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nelson, Mrs. Wilbur Morgan and baby, Mrs. John Price and baby, Monmouth. Births Thursday: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Buckert, Monmouth. 4-H Barbecue MONMOUTH - The annual 4-H pork chop and chicken barbecue is scheduled for July 19 at the Farm Bureau building at Monmouth. Serving will be from 4:30-8:30 p.m. and carry out service will be available. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children. They may be purchased from any Warren County 4-H member. Proceeds from the barbecue / are used to support all Warren j( County 4-H activities. ABINGDON MRS. GERALDINE BAUER CORRESPONDENT Home Address: RPD St. Augustine, 111. Ph. 462-247? Area Resident in Hospital Following Farm Accident This February, Lindberg made a complete disclosure of his 1972 campaign spending and income. Appearing with Lindberg will be many local Republican officials, and Illinois Young Re publican Organization officers. Tickets may be obtained from any Warren County Young Republican or Warren County Precinct Committeeman. Professor Exhibits Work MONMOUTH - George Waltershausen, assistant professor of Art at Monmouth College, was included in the New Horizons in Arts, 1973 exhibit in Chicago, with a cast aluminum sculpture entitled, Its Down. The New Horizons in Art Exhibit is an annual event organized by the North Shore Art League. The purpose of the New Horizons in Art exhibit is to expose and promote interest in Illinois artists. During the recent school year Waltershausen has been represented in several shows by both a surrealist drawing style and an expresisonist sculpture mode. Waltershausen explained his art as his personal view of certain aspects of life created from materials, processes, and expressive images. "As I see it he commented, "modern art functions as art has always functioned, to help us see the world in meaningful ways." Since joining the Monmouth College faculty in 1966, the pro fessor has exhibited his sculpture in shows in this area of Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, and Florida as well as in the Chicago area. He was included in the Illinois Sculptors Exhibition of 1968 through 1970, which travel ed throughout this state. Nuns Protest U.S. Bombing Of Cambodia WASHINGTON (UPI) - Four nuns slipped out of the tourist line inside the White House Friday, moved to one side, knelt, prayed and sang in protest over the U.S. bombing of Cambodia. They were asked to leave by members of the Executive Protection Service, but refused. They were then turned over to Metropolitan Police and "["charged with unlawful entry. "We are fasting today and praying in the White House as a form of civil disobedience," one of the nuns said. Two of the four—Sisters Beverly Bell, 46, and Sister Katherine T. Coor, 31—gave Baltimore, Md. addresses. The others gave their names as Sisters Christopher Lamb and Judith Lafemina but gave no addresses. Meanwhile, a U.S. District Court jury Friday convicted Claire L. Marie, 26, and James S. Cleghor, 23, employes of a Washington anti-poverty community kitchen, of pouring blood on walls, furniture and a carpet in the state dining room of the White House in an antiwar protest. They are free on bond pending sentencing. Life Has Become Nightmare For Texas Sniper's' Father LAKE WORTH, Fla. (UPI) Charles Whitman Sr. buried his youngest son Friday and said his. life has become a nightmare. The 54-year-old plumbing contractor has lived through the violent deaths of his wife, daughter-in-law and two sons. Whitman is the father of Charles Whitman Jr., the "Texas sniper" who climbed a tower at the University of Texas seven years ago in a shotting spree that left 14 persons dead before police killed him. The dead included Charles Jr.'s mother and wife. "Sometimes I wonder what I'm made of," Whitman said when his youngest son, John Michael Whitman, was buried) Friday, the victim of barroom shooting. John, 24, was shot Tuesday in an argument police haven't been able to piece together yet. Young Whitman and a friend, James Girot, 23, had gone to a popular bar crowded with persons taking advantage of a 25-cent-a-drink offer. Girot also was wounded in the shooting. "I believe that everything happens for the best and God controls it," the elder Whitman said. "If I didn't believe that God took him (John), I would try to get revenge. his father said the young man had been behaving well since his release from the halfway house. Parents Wanted Freedom For Smuggled Infant MIAMI (UPI) - The parents of a 2-week-old infant girl who was smuggled into the United States said Friday they wanted their daughter to escape the hunger and despair they have been suffering in Spain. Manuel and Daisy Benitez told their story to a Miami Herald reporter in a transatlantic telephone interview. "Our choice was to have the at baby sleeping in our bed and lacking everything, maybe even medicine, so we decided just hours before her aunt returned to Miami to put Desiree in a handbag," said Mrs. Benitez. The sister, Xiomara Aguilera, put the infant in a zippered handbag and smuggled her aboard a flight returning her Playboy Bunny Tattoo Leads To Arrest SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (UPI) — A three-inch tattoo of a playboy bunny has led to the arrest of a man wanted for more than a year in the rape of a 23-year-old South Lake Tahoe woman. The suspect, William A. Bernard, 32, was arrested by an officer for public drunkenness. He was shirtless at the time. The rape charges were added when officer Ted Dickinson recognized the tattoo on his stomach from descriptions provided by the victim of the March 1972 assault. Money Burns In Toaster TOKYO (UPI) - Yukio Yazaki hid his $1,200 savings in the kitchen toaster because, he said, he wanted to prevent burglars from finding the money while he and his family took a day's outing. Friday Yazaki, a 34-year-old butcher, presented the toaster to the Bank of Japan. It contained the savings—accidentally toasted almost beyond recognition. After a two-and-a- half hour examination by seven clerks, the bank exchanged the burned bills for crisp, new ones. from a visit to Spain on June i T\. I 21. She kept the baby quiet with t lnUS JJiaillOUU tranquilizing suppositories. The Benitez family and Miss Aguilera are Cuban refugees. Miss Aguilera asked the U.S. Immigration Department! Worth $2,500 MURFREESBORO, Ark. (UPI) - Mrs. Robert Bland of Arlington, Tex., paid $2 to dig "I can't sleep at night," he [Thursday to grant the infant around in the Crater of added. "Sometimes I wake upj Desiree Cuban refugee status in Diamonds State Park. Officials in the middle of the night 1 this country. 'said her find was "above scrsaming." Robert Wyotych, Miami im-'average." Although John Whitman had migration chief, said Friday his The 2.57-carat silver white had several recent run-ins with office has the case under diamond she extracted Friday the law and had been in a,review and will not have ajwas worth $2,500 when cut, a halfway house for alcoholics, decision until next week. (park official said. Big Winner John Tompkins, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Tompkins, Cuba, won the grand championship Friday with this 1,200 pound steer. , .Ill il-v Hi,, nil * :N" Reserve Champ Roger Bostin, 12, Lewistown, holds the lead strap on his 910-pound reserve champion heifer. Bostin's parents are Mr. Keith Bostin. and Mrs. Grand Champion The barrows of David Shelby, 14, Lewistown, barrow at right is the grand champion took grand champion single, reserve grand single. Shelby is the son of Mr. and Mrs. champion and grand champion pair. The Kenneth Shelby. R-M Photos By Steve Stout Prize Lamb Eleven-year-old Jay Tompkins kneels behind the grand champion wether lamb he raised and showed Friday. Jay is the brother of John Tompkins who showed the grand champion steer. ABINGDON - Max Thurman, injured in a farm accident Tuesday, is a patient at Iowa City University Hospital for treatment of severe eye burns. Thurman was injured when a hose containing ammonia fertilizer broke and the spray hit his left eye. He is under observation. His son,~Ronnie, who suffered minor burns is recovering. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Peacock returned home Wednesday from a trip to the Bahamas. On their way home they stopped at Key Largo, Fla. and visited his brother, Verne Peacock. While in Tampa they visited her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stewart. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bulkeley Three Injured In Pamplona Bull Races PAMPLONA, Spain (UPI) Three youths were injured today in this small northern Spanish city at the start of the annual "running of the bulls," a festival of mayhem and machismo popularized by novelist Ernest Hemingway. Hospital officials said one Spanish youth was gored and two others tossed by bulls during the first of eight daily foot races between man and beast. None of the injuries .was serious. Sang All Night Acting Mayor Maria Hici opened the San Femmin festival Friday and visitors sang and drank through ithe night. Each day, fiesta celebrants race through the city's narrow cobblestone streets in front of a half-dozen bulls. A group of the top matadors in Spain then fight (the same bulls later in the day. Dozens Injured Dozens of persons usually are injured during each day's half- mile run from the city's corrals to the main bull ring. An average of one person a year has died during the past six years. The Pamplona tourist office said bookings for the festival, named for Pamplona's patron saint, have far outrun the figures of previous years. The estimated 100,000 visitors double the normal population of the city. The festival was popularized by Hemingway in "The Sun Also Rises" and "Death in the Afternoon." Author James Michener discussed it more recently in "Iberia" and "The Drifters." and family of Littleton, Colo., are spending two weeks with her parents at Gerlaw and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bulkeley. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Milton and Barbara of Grand Island, Neb., visited his mother, rMs. Lucille Milton, Thursday. Also visting Mrs. Milton were her granddaughter, Mrs. Woody Chapman and Bill and Jeff of Bryan, Conn. , The Assembly of God Church will hold visitation Monday at 7 p.m. Abingdon Boat Club will meet at the city park Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. Knoxville ANNABEL PETERSON CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 210 N. Timber St, /Phone 289-2816 Tour Sites In Knoxpille Open Sunday KNOXVILLE - Historical places of interest in Knoxville are open to the public each Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Host and hostess at the various exhibits are Mrs. Lee Turner, the Henry Knox room; Miss Helen Federspiel and Miss Aurelia Johnson, Galesburg, the museum; Michael Trumball and Stanley Sutor, Galesburg, the old jail, and Mrs. Eleanor Mears, the log cabin. These places will be open all clay on July 21 during the Horse and Buggy feature and the flea market. There is no admission. The 1973 editions of the Knoxville High School yearbook, Jester, have arrived at the school and will be distributed in the cafeteria on Tuesday from 7 -10 p.m. This year the yearbook was dedicated to Mrs. Joan Hotchkiss, a chemistry and humanities instructor. Co-editors were Diane Ghitalla and Teresa Bowman. The students are reminded to bring their receipts of yearbook payments. Beach Trip Postponed By Driver's Trial Tavern Holdup Suspect Given Life Sentences ST. LOUIS (UPI) - A St Louis County Circuit Court judge has given Christopher L. Davis, 20, a sentence of two life terms plus 52 years in connection with the 1972 St. Patrick's Day holdup - slayings of white customers at Cousin Hugo's tavern in Maplewood. Judge Harry J. Stussie Friday ordered the two life terms, plus two 25 - year sentences for armed robbery and one two year sentence for assault with intent to kill to run consecutively. At the time of the conviction on May 12, the jury had recommended one life term plus 52 years. Totie Fields In Accident NEW YORK (UPI) - Comedienne Totie Fields suffered a collapsed left lung and three broken ribs in an auto accident in Manhattan. Miss Fields, 40, was reported in fair condition today at Polyclinic Hospital. Her husband, George Johnston, also was injured in the, Thursday night accident. He suffered rib injuries but was in good condition. MINEOLA, N.Y. (UPI) - A bus jammed with kids from a day camp--who thought they were on an outing to the beach —suddenly puJled into a park| ing lot behind the Nassau County Jail and the driver hopped out. y The puzzled driver of a second bus dutifully pulled in behind. Camp counselor Gerry Wolkoff decided to investigate. He poked around the courthouse and spotted the driver, Anthony Gardner, 25, sitting with his lawyer in a courtroom, awaiting sentencing on petty larceny charges. Gardner told Wolkoff he would ask for a postponement of the sentencing until he could complete the beach trip and return to court. But the judge termed the request "incredible" and refused to release Gardner. 2 FULL TIME Watchmakers Clockmakers TO HELP YOU TONCEY'S in Abingdon WE NOW HAVE BRUCE PARRICK A Graduate HorolpgUt TO HELP US & To Htlp YOM i t

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