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Missionary Conference Set at Church Five minister! with missionary experience in various parts of the world will ipeak during the fall Missionary Conference next week at the Bethel Baptist Church. Heading the roll of speakers Sunday will be Rev. George Johnson. A native of Rockford, Rev. Johnson has completed two terms in Assam, India, and witnessed the Assam-Bengal riots, and the Chinese invasion last fall. Currently he is superintendent of the Bethel Bible School of Assam, and his wife runs • clinic and dispensary there. Sunday at 7 p .m. Rev. Robert Klingberg, a former pastor here, will be the speaker. He is now serving as associate secretary of Home Missions for the church. Engaged Tuesday Rev. Charles Ferguson, director of development at Bethel College and Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., will address the congregation Tuesday. The school is now in a $12 million construction project. A missionary assigned to the mission at LaRioja, Argentina, will tell his experiences to the conference Wednesday. At the Argentine mission, Rev. Alford Gustafson conducts with his wife a weekly radio broadcast, Sunday School, regular services, lending library, book store and prison ministry. The final lecturer will be Rev. Gustaf Tillman. His work has primarily been in the Philippines. He has supervised erection of three churches and a superintendent's residence at Cebu Bible School there. His wife, a nurse, handles the medical facilities for the mission. The weekday lectures will begin at 7:30 p.m. Pictures of the missions along with native costumes and curios will be on display during the services. The conference here will bring together all the member churches from western Illinois and eastern Iowa. Rev. Gus Tillman Rev. Robert J. Klingberg Vacationers Return to Berwick BERWICK - Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kirby returned home Monday after spending the past week visiting relatives in Oklahoma and traveling in Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Claire Walker are visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ron Donm of Denver, Colo. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Steggal and family are staying at the Walker home. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Feeham and family of Burlington, and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lewis of Little York called at the Vance Eaton home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Ischer and family have moved to the Woods property recently vacated by the Gene Cozadd family. Sandra Mack is a patient at St. Mary's Hospital where she had surgery Monday. Birth Record Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones are the parents of a son born Oct. 2. He has been named Russell Eugene. Bill Miller has returned home from a hospital where he had his tonsils removed Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Crandall and Kevin of Avon were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Crandall's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Eaton. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sawyer and family have moved to their new home at Roseville. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Jones and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Adwell, Mr. and Mrs. James Conway, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sawyer and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morris and girls and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Simmons and Ila held a wiener roast Oct. 4 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dell Johnson of Roseville. MISSING LINK IN YOUR UFI If you or* neglecting rtgular worship, there'* something abient from your lift. FULL LIFE PEACE IS FOUND IN WORSHIP »:M Blfelt School 10:30 Morning Wowhlp 7:00 Evening Service "G»l«»bu»g'» F*i»n4Ut»t Chuieh" fytoncfowtn Sheet BAPTIST | COt. NOBTH AND HiNDWSON SIS. lev. William Thwrbor, Patter Census Bureau Is Checking On Market for New Homes By JOSEPH D. HUTNYAN United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) - The Census Bureau is working on a new study which is expected to provide more up-to-date information on the kinds of new homes that are being sold and the prices the customers are paying. The bureau has been on the project since January. The feeling is that it will be at least four years before enough experience is gained to draw really meaningful conclusions. In the meantime the bureau has been releasing every month the data it has been able to gather. Some of it is interesting. The study concentrates on the sales of new one-family dwellings. It found during the first six months of this year that there was no definite trend in the number of sales. Line Was Inconsistent The line seemed to jump all over the chart — up one month, down the next. It did show up strong during the spring months — good house hunting weather — Californian Is Visitor At Alexis ALEXIS — Mrs. D. Brigham of Duarte, Calif., is a house guest of Mrs. Georgia Robertson. The late Dr. Brigham and Mrs. Brigham were former Alexis residents, Dr. Brigham being pastor of Presbyterian church in 1941 to 1943. He died in 1959. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Walters of Dallas, Tex., and her sister Mrs. Eileen Hawkins of St. Louis, Mo., spent a weekend visiting Walters' father, O. A. Walters and wife. Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Walters and Rev. Daniel Driscoll were dinner guests Monday of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Salyers. Mrs. Frances Bruington returned home Sunday from Fairfield, Iowa, after visiting her daughter, Mrs. Frank McFarland and family. Mrs. Carrie Postlewaite entered Aledo Hospital Sunday for treatment and observation. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goben of Viola entertained at a dinner Sunday in their hofe for 41st wedding anniversary of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Swanson. Others present were Alpha Chezem, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Jarboe of Seaton and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Goben and daughter of Orion. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Holsinger and family of River Forrest spent several days in their home in Alexis. Mrs. James Hussey entertained the following guests Sunday at a dinner in Nauvoo: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Carlson, Mrs. Edith Deuth, Mrs. Georgia Robertson and her house guest, Mrs. David Brigham of Duanti, Calif. but this is hardly a revelation. The statistics that got the expects a bit excited deal with the median selling prices of homes during this period. The average home sold in January at $17,000. For some reason, this figure kept creeping upward until by June the average was $18,3*0. But in another part of the study there was much less change in the median price. Throughout the first half of the year the median offering price was higher than the average paid. What does this mean? It's still anybody's guess because the study is so new. However, the variance suggests that in a lot of instances, the price showing on the sign in front of that model home was only the "asking" price. Some home buyers evidently were able to get the builder to come down. Would Be Closer If this weren't the case, the average asking price and the median selling price would be closer together. The difference in some months _ was as much as $1,400. At any rate, the new study is arousing considerable interest in the housing industry. One of the important reasons is that in the na«t none of the government or industry statistical reports concentrated on sales. The study eventually will try to determine the price range of the homes that are selling, and the prices of those that are piling up because the customers aren't interested. Such data will be extremely valuable to both industry and government. It will help homebuilders and suppliers better plan their programs in the months ahead. The information also will aid the government in determining where its mortgage credit policies should be revised to better fit the market need. District Deputy Tells Plans for County Convention Miss Isabel Phelan of Davenport, Iowa, district deputy, was welcomed when members of Woodbine Camp, Royal Neighbors of America, convened at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening in IOOF Hall. Mrs. Guy Mopn, oracle, presided and- also introduced visitors from the Victoria Camp, Mrs. James Blackie, Mrs. Russell Collinson, Miss Edna Hedstrom, Miss Mae McClure and Mrs. Ethel McKee. The charter was draped in memory of Mrs. Sylvia Tederman. Miss Phelan gave a short talk concerning the county convention to be in Galesburg at the Moose Hail Oct. 31. A report was given by Mrs. Alice Morrison, chairman on the recent rummage sale. During a social hour, refreshments were served with Mrs. L. A. Witherell chairman of the evening's committee. Appreciation Expressed to Village Board at Roseville ROSEVILLE—The Village Board of Roseville, at its meeting Monday night, accepted two gestures of appreciation extended them by local residents for recent activities completed. A note signed by Mrs. Charles McMurry and a home-baked cake expressed the appreciation from residents on West Penn Avenue where a street light was recently installed. Mrs. Manita Reynolds complimented the board for its prompt action In installation of a drainage tile in her residential area. The board gave its okay to the Watson Seed Company for the building of two grain storage bins near the grain elevators. A request for the building of an all- steel diner car on West Penn Avenue was tabled for further study. The board is seeking further bids on material and labor for the building of 1,000 feet of fence on the water pump land. The business session was conducted by the president, Pat Bagley. Others present were: treasurer, Genevieve Romine; clerk, Wilbur Meadows; trustees, R. E, Swanson, Paul Perrine, John Carlberg, Billy Jenkins and Norman Watson. American Legion Meets The first meeting of the fall for the American Legion in Roseville will be held at the Legion Hall on Sunday at 1 p .m., when Lawson Babbitt Po3t No. 614 will be host to the 14th District with Carlos Adams of Macomb presiding. All posts attending are requested to bring membership cards to the session as membership is the emphasis for the meeting. Local legionnaires are urged to be present. Reports of the Peoria Commission meeting will be heard and 1963-64 plans formed. Dick Fears of Roseville has been selected to serve as sergeant-at-arms for District 14 for the coming year. Star Event Tonight A stated meeting of the Roseville chapter of Eastern Star was held in the Masonic Hall Thursday evening. Pro tern officers were: sentinel, Howard Bradley; warder, Lulu Young; colorbear- er, Blanche Hayes; worthy patron, Robert McClusky. This Saturday night at 8 p.m. the chapter will hold a special meeting at the Masonic Hall when worthy matrons and worthy patrons of neighboring chapters will fill the stations. The refreshment committee for the evening are Dorothy Elliott, chairman, Edithea McGraw, Gertrude Taylor and Rose Brooks. To Hear District Governor The Roseville Lions Club at a Fayhees Host Group at Prairie City PRAIRIE CITY - The Fayhee companies held a wiener roast for their families and for their help and their families Sunday at their farm north edge of Prairie City. There were 78 attending, including the following: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Fayhee and Mary Ellen, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Fayhee and family, Ellisville, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fayhee and family, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Fayhee and family, Bushnell, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Fayhee and family, Pete Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McFadden and family, Mrs. Marilyn McGrew and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Robison and family, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Robison, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jennings and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hornbaker and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jacobsons and family, Bushnell, Mrs. Walter Rowland and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Myers and family and Mr. and Mrs. John Baileys and family Avon, and Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Ulm and family. Birth Record Mr. and Mrs. Noah House of Cozy Home, Ark., are the parents of a son born Tuesday afternoon at the Galesburg Cottage Hospital. The House family are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam White. The baby has been named Billy Jo, and was taken to Iowa City Thursday for special treatment at the University Hospital. The House family now has four sons at their house. Prairie City Briefs Mrs. Francis DeFord, Galesburg, visited Tuesday at the Sam White home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Messmore, Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Nina Stone, Good Hope, were Wednesday night guests at the Guy ^east home. Mrs. Hal Pool and Mrs. Ralph Johnston entertained the Tuesday Bridge Club in the Johnston home for a 1 o'clock luncheon and afternoon of games. Prizes for high scores at each table went to Mrs. Nora Kruzan, Mrs. Orrin Skean and Mrs. Lee Childersi Roseville ANN LARSON Phone iZH -mi P. O. Bon SV7 Galesburg Register'MoiI, Galesburg, III. Saturday, Oct. 12, 1963 7_ initiates C^andidaled A class of candidates was initiated and announcement made of grand chapter committee appointments by Mrs. Emma Aftitiy, worthy grand matron, Order of Eastern Star of Illinois, at this wetk's meeting of Violet Chapter 235 in the Masonic Temple with Mr. And Mrs. Irvln Spencer presiding. meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Tasty Grill will hear the District Governor of Lions Clubs, Dick Dornacker. Mr. Dornacker will install 10 new members who have recently joined the club. Legion Auxiliary Tuesday Legion Auxiliary will stress membership as program theme for a meeting at the Legion Hall on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Reports of the District 14 meeting in Moline Oct. 12 will be heard. Hostess committee is Mrs. C. M. Scott, chairman; Mrs. Leon Mings, Mrs. Hubert Allard, Mrs. James Palmer, Mrs. Max Sanderson, Mrs. Ralph and Mrs. Ruth McCullough. Schedule Seaton Speaker The Roseville PTA will hear Miss Vivian Boley of Seaton speak on "Our American Heritage of Freedom" at a meeting in the high school, Monday at 7:30 p.m. A musical ensemble will furnish special numbers under the direction of Mrs. Herman Steele. Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kneen are in charge of the evening's program. Parents from the third grade rooms of Miss Mabel Burkholder and Mrs. Dorothy Harden make up the hospitality committee, including Mr. and Mrs. John and Mrs. Clyde Kneen are in Mrs. Charles Quigley, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Sparrow, Mr. and Mrs. John Baker, Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. George Rankin. News toi and About Women Present Book" (Continued from page 3) Farm Wives Can Help Reduce Accidents URBANA - Wives of Illinois farmers can help their husbands through the fall harvest season with less chance of accident by encouraging mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks, says O. L. Hogsett, extension safety specialist at the University of Illinois. The best way to stop a busy farmer is to tempt him with some refreshments, a cool or hot drink and some cookies or cake. Records show that a distinct peak in farm accidents comes at about 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. With several hours of hard work already behind him and quitting time still a long way off, a farmer tends to become careless and may actually be lulled into an accident. The little time lost for a break can easily be paid for it an alert operator prevents an accident. Alpha Charity- Circle Plans Projects ALPHA — Charity Circle of the Methodist Church met Thursday at the home of Mrs. Melvin Rutledge with Mrs. H. G. Wirt assisting hostess. Mrs. Richard Johnson, chairman, directed plans for a rummage sale Nov. 7 at the Methodist Church and with a bake sale in connection, and also a rummage sale in Galesburg Nov. 9. It was voted to sell dishcloths as a money-making project. Mrs. H. W. Stitt announced the new study course to start Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church. The study book entitled "The Changing City Challenges the Church" will be led by Mrs. Harold Meridith. Mrs. Stitt also announced that 10 members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of our local society had received awards for being 1,000-point readers, and also that a superior rating for the society had also been received. A prayer partners group was organized. Mrs. Lloyd Epperson was program leader on the topic, "Willmington Community Center, and the Changing City." at the First Baptist Church. Mrs. Alters gave a program report on the handicraft fair scheduled for Nov. 13. Tickets are available from circle chairmen and the church office for the smorgasbord evening meal. A noon luncheon was served by members of Kimble-Noren-Ioleta Circle preceding the afternoon's program. Newcomers Tour Midwest Corp. Don Johnson, personnel director, gave Newcomers a brief resume of the founding and progress of the Midwest Manufacturing Corp. before conducting them on a tour of the plant when Newcomer Club met there Thursday evening. He said that in 1950 Admiral purchased Midwest Manufacturing Corp., making it a subsidiary of Admiral. Since then the number of employes has grown from around 250 to about 1,700. Mr. Johnson called attention to their million dollar renovation program which included the installation of their automatic door line and their final assembly line. He said at the present time the plant was worth around $29 million. Newcomers also toured the plastic department where food liners for refrigerators were vacuum-formed. Here they viewed the operation of the automatic door machine which produces one door every 17 seconds, the final assembly lines, and the ware house where appliances are stack- four high. Tour guides were Mr. Johnson, Don Tucker, George Foltz, Harry Damielson and James Eagle. Charles Schneider, president, conducted a brief business meeting of the Newcomer Club during which he introduced as guests of the club, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Henness, Mrs. May Melvin, Mr. and Mrs. John Branstrator, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Vineyard, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hanna, Mr. and Mrs. Edward C a r e 1, Mrs. Wilma Bailey, Earl Williams, and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Cox and daughter. New sponsors, Islea Deets, Realtor, Hadden's Rental Service, and Keith's Barber Shop, were announced by Newcomer Greeting Service hostess, Mrs. Harold Canada. Refreshments were served by hosts and hostesses Mr. and Mrs. Lester Keiso and Mr. and Mrs. George Crimmins from a table attractively decorated with the Fall theme. Honored by appointment to state committees were Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. George Kennedy, Mrs. A. F. Bradbury, Mrs. Van Wallick, Van White, Mrs. E. S. Griffith, Mrs. E. R. Swanson, Mrs. Ted Wilson, Mrs. Wayne Adcock, Mrs. Robert Haraldson, William Hudgel, Mrs. Hugh Woolam, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pearson, Everett Olin, Mrs. James McFall, Mrs. Richard Shover and Ell Averitt. During the initiation Mr. Averitt, accompanied by Mrs. Wallick, organist, sang "Old Rugged Cross" and Mrs. Wallick played piano selections. Is Guest Mrs. Charles Swegle, worthy matron of Nonpareil Chapter, was introduced as guest of honor and Mr. Averitt sang "When You Wish Upon a Star." Mrs. Spencer presented a gift and bouquet from Violet Chapter and Mrs. Harold Colver the Nonpareil Chapter gift. Also escorted were Norvin Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cash Sr., Albert Bradbury, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Forsee, Mrs. John Harper, Mrs. Leonard Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stiarwalt, Milton Burchell and Mrs. Georgia Hawley. Plans for a world tour sponsored by general grand chapter honoring Mrs. Mildred H. Harris, most worthy grand matron U.S.A. were announced. Folders are available to any member for the ten country tour April 14, 1964 through May 11, 1964. Mrs. Spencer, worthy matron, presented her report of the 89th Illinois Grand Chapter sessions held in Chicago Oct. 3-4, which she attended as a delegate. Also attending were Irvin Spencer, Mrs. Albert Bradbury, Mrs. Griffith, Mrs. Kennedy and Miriam Wallick. Members are being asked to donate articles for the fall rum mage sale at 74 S. Seminary St Nov. 19. Mrs. Edna Jones was assisted by Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Larson, Mrs. John Price and William Hudgel for the social hour follow ing the meeting. Fall flowers dec orated the rooms and table. Show Films On Security For Auxiliary A national security program was given by Lt. Col. Henry M. Jordan and S.Sgt. John Eimes when the Ralph M. Noble Unit 285 of the American Legion Auxiliary met Thursday evening at the Legion Home. Mrs. Donald Standard, president, presided as the invocation was given by Miss Julia Nelson. Rev. Dale Catlin spoke briefly on the purposes and significance of the United Fund. Lt. Col. Jordan and S.Sgt. Eimes of Military Science Department at Knox College spoke and showed films, respectively, on the National Security of the country stressing, the fact, that the armed forces are doing their part toward freedom but the help from all of us is needed. A get-acquainted card party is being planned for new members on Nov. 4 at the Legion Home. The Knox County dinner meeting will be at the Galesburg Post Home on Oct. 17. A basement sale is being planned for Friday evening, Oct. 25 at 6 o'clock and Saturday, Oct. 26, starting at 9 in the morning. Any member having good seasonable clothing, dishes, knickknacks, etc. are being asked to bring them to the Post Home on Friday. Miss Julia Nelson was given serving honors at a table decorated in an autumn theme. Social chairman, Mrs. Max Jones, was assisted by Mrs. R. A. Gwenther, Mrs. E. H. Dickerson an<t Mrs. S. S. Scott. Set Church Services Bible study will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p. m. in the Foursquare Gospel Church. East South and pearl streets, Rev. W. L. McGinnis, pastor, announced. Sunday school is at 9:45 a. m.; worship at 11 a. m. and young people's evangelistic service at 6:30 p. m. A physically disabled person can still perform many useiul functions. Dr. Alarcon Named to Staff At Research Dr. Thomas T. Tourlentes, superintendent, announced Friday the apopintment of Dr. Alfredo Alarcon, to the medical staff of Galesburg State Research Hospital. Dr. Alarcon was graduated from the Medical College of the National University, Mexico City. He completed his internship at St. Anne's Hospital in Chicago, and has since become a U.S. citizen. He comes to Galesburg from Atlanta, Ga., where he was a fellow in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital. His wife and two sons, John, 2, and Paul, 7, will arrive in Galesburg soon. 1 THE BIBLE B J SPEAKS J | TO YOU | SUNDAY - 7:45 AM. WGIl - 1400 kc This Week 's Christian Science Program "A Gift Von Can't Lose" NARCE Convenes E. E. Sundberg, president, presided when members of the National Association of Retired Civil Employes met Tuesday afternoon in the Civil Service Room at the Galesburg Post Office. Mr. Sundberg read a letter inviting the members of the local chapter from Glenn W. Folkers, Federation president, Joliet, to attend the annual dinner party and entertainment to be the evening of Oct. 19, at D'Amico's 214 Club, Joliet at 6:30 o'clock. The purpose of this special meeting is to honor the national secretary, Clarence M. Tarr and Mrs. Tarr. Committee for the 1964 Illinois Federation of Chapters convention, which will be held in Custer Inn, May 14-15, 1964, in Galesburg, will be Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Suydam, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Magee, W. E. Argast, Mrs. Minnie French and Miss Ida Schantz. A social hour followed and refreshments were served. Keep Children Away From Corn Picker URBANA — Children may like to watch a corn picker. But be sure they watch from a safe distance, says O. L. Hogsett, extension safety specialist at the University of Illinois. Many moving gears, belts and shafts can't be shielded practically, and every exposed moving part invites injury to children playing near by. It's particularly dangerous to let children ride on pickers or tractors even with an adult. Running a picker, and doing it correctly, leaves no time to watch curious youngsters. If your children want to feel that they have a part in the corn harvest, let them go with you when you take lunch to the field. Reports to Auxiliary Mrs. F. C. Healey reported on the recent circuit meeting in Chicago at this week's meeting of the GIA Auxiliary at the American Legion Home. Mrs. C.W. Westerdale, president, presided. Announcement was made of the auction being planned for the next meeting and of a party at the Galesburg State Research Hospital. The date will be announced. Plans were made to sell Christmas candy. Members of the social committee included Mrs. Westerdale, Mrs. Healey and Mrs. F. G. Grone. Missionary Conference Bethel Baptist Church North Academy at Fremont Streets October 13-20 Sunday Services: 11 a.m. Rev. George Johnson, Bishnath, Assam, India 7 p.m. Rev. Robert Klingberg, Assoc. Secy. Home Missions o Tuesday: 7:30 p.m. Rev. Charles Ferguson, Bethel College—St. Paul Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. Rev. Alford Gustafson, LaRioja, Argentina, S. America Thursday: 7.30 p.m. Rev. Gustav Tillman, Bogo. Cebu. Philippine Islands. — All ARE WELCOME — Pictures — Costumes — Curios — literature DONALD G. PETERSON, Pastor — Free Will Offerings —

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