Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 14, 1963 · Page 7
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 7

Galesburg, Illinois
Issue Date:
Monday, October 14, 1963
Page 7
Start Free Trial

Firemen Posted on Fighting Gas Fires Gqlesburq Register-Mail, Gqlesburg, III..... , Mondoy, Oct. 1 4, 1963 7_ MONMOUTH - An Lf»<Gas rirt School w«s held Sunday afternoon by the Monmouth Fire Depertment, atthe Biwim* LyiKh*S6ott MOjpcrty on South B Street BroWn-Lyttch-Scott donated the tit of property behind th* company warehouses. the LP-Gas Fire School was apofwored by the Monmouth fire Department In cooperation with the Ftremaitahlp Training Division of the University of Illinois. Chief Gerald Monigold ofHhe University of Illinois staff, was the instructor. The school #as attended by both the paid firemen and the volunteer firemen of the Monmouth Fire Department. The school was held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Program In Z Parts The first part of the school consisted of lectures on LP-Gas, tahks, cylinders, and piping, in addition to an explanation on LP-Gas firefighting tactics. The second part of the school consisted of actual fighting of LP-Gas fires. There were LP- Gas fires involving cylinders, tanks, piping, etc. Different tactics were practiced including teamwork in shutting off valves under actual fire conditions. The paid firemen and the volunteer firemen were divided into teams in the actual firefighting sessions. Each team had paid and volunteer firemen. This school is one of the many training schools and conferences that members of the department attend each year. These schools and conferences are in addition to the regular training program for both paid and volunteer firemen. An alarm Sunday at 11:25 p. m. sent firemen to the Spear Apartments at 317 E. Broadway, where occupants smelled smoke. TRAINING SESSION of the Monmouth Fire Department held Sunday featured actual practice in fighting LP gas fires. Shown above is one group advancing on the fire behind the spray of a fog nozzle which smothers the fire so that firemen could reach a shut-off valve, cutting off the gas supyly. Firemen were unable to arouse John McNamara, from whose apartment the smoke was coming, and broke a glass in the door to gain entry. The fire was contained in an overstuffed chair and the only damage was to the chair and to the glass in the door. Hold Cousins Dinner KIRKWOOD ,- Mrs. Clara Ryner of Oquawka entertained the following at a cousins dinner at her home in Oquawka Thursday: Mr. and Mrs. James Hottie, Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Shike, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Fredrickson, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Fredrickson, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ranney and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tippett. Parade Float Awards Announced MONMOUTH - Monmouth College students and alumni gathered on the campus Friday and Saturday for homecoming festivities after an all-school barbecue, pep rally and jazz concert Friday night. The annual parade was held Saturday morning. During half time of the Beloit-Monmouth game Saturday afternoon the float and house decoration winners were announced. First prize in floats was awarded to Sigma Alpha Epsilon, independent students. Second was Theta Chi and Pi Beta Phi and third, Alpha Tau Omega and Kappa Delta. Fulton Hall won the prize for the best dec- Busy Week at College Follows Homecoming Court Members Attend Queen MONMOUTH - Among the features of homecoming weekend was participation in the events by the newly chosen queen, Miss Katherine Frehner, and her court of four coeds, each representing one of the college classes. The four court Jane Niblock Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't be embarrassed by loose false teeth slipping, dropping or wobbling when you eat, talk or laugh. Just sprinkle a little FASTEETH on your plates. This pleasant powder gives a remarkable sense of added comfort and security by holding plates more firmly. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. It's alkaline (non-acid). Get FASTEETH at any drug counter. members are pictured in adjoining columns. 2 Talks Listed Events on the Monmouth College calendar for the coming week are: Tuesday, 9 a.m. — Chapel: Dr. Jay Logan — "March on Washington," at the college auditorium. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.—Presbytery Council meeting in the administration lounge. Cross-country: Augustana, St. Ambrose and Monmouth College at Augustana. Eta Sigma Phi Meeting. 7 p.m. — German Club meeting. Thursday and Friday, Dr. H. Warner Kioepfer (geneticist), Danforth Visiting Lecturer, will speak on "Human Genetics." At 6:45 p.m. Thursday the YW Association meeting will feature a panel discussion on "The Ugly American." Friday the Monmouth College Board of Directors will meet on the campus. A square dance will be held Friday at 8 p.m. for the student body in the college gymnasium. Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Monmouth Scots will play Knox on the local field. At 1:45 p.m., Monmouth will be host to the Knox varsity and freshmen in a cross-country meet. Saturday evening an all- school dance, sponsored by Phi Alpha, will be held in the dining room at the student center. Pastry with shredded coconut added to it is great to use as the shell for a creamstyle pie filling. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! 1 SAVE AT REED'S TREMENDOUS SELECTION WOMEN'S DRESS FLATS Compare at 4,98 Others at 297 Many Other Styles to Choose From REEDS SELF SERVICE SHOES 328 East Mam St. (fainici Osco Location) Open Monday and Friday until 9 P.M. Other days until 5 P.M. except 6 on Saturday Kathleen Rafferty Robin Welch Barbara Simpson Personal Problems? Let "Penny" Help, Write to "Penny" Care of Register-Mail "Penny" Appears Every Tuesday and Friday orated house. The only damping effect was the Monmouth Scots' defeat at the hands of Beloit with a score of 10-3 and the freshmen cross-country team's first defeat of the season by a 28 to 27 score. Tin Curan of Beloit ran the two and a fourth mile course in 12 minutes 18.4 seconds with three Monmouth men, Gregory, Teeman and Payne, placing next. The Monmouth Varsity cross­ country team won by a score of 20 to 36. Doug Carlson of Monmouth ran the three-mile course in 15:55 to set a new course record. Previous record was 16:15 set by Marler of MacMurray in 1962. After the game, teas, recep* tions and open house sessions were held throughout the campus, with the homecoming dance climaxing the weekend, in the student center with dancing to the music of Fred Athney. At the dance Miss Katherine Frehner of Highland Park was crowned queen. Members of her court were Miss Jane Niblock, a senior from Homewood; Miss Kit Rafferty, a junior from New York, N.Y.; Miss Robin Welch, MONMOUTH HMtMtff IMMI CattMpoihMnt Ml it ft St. Mm /M-mi M* Htm FOR MISSED COPIES PHONE 734-4121 Before 6:30 Monmouth HOSPITAL Born Saturday — Girl to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Bogener, Monmouth. Admitted Saturday — Mrs. Rosie DeHammer, Mrs. Nellie Smith, Baby Diane Chewning, Theodore Harrison, Monmouth. Dismissed Saturday — Mrs. Ann Packur, Mrs. Lenora Dykeman, Mrs. Kenneth Pulse, Mrs. James Cavanaugh and baby, Mrs. James Howes and baby, Mrs. Bob Hardesty and baby, Monmouth; Roger Harr, Stronghurst. Born Sunday — Girl to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wuerzburg- er, East Moline. Admitted Sunday — Mrs. Clemencia Sage, Good Hope; Joseph Gummerson Jr., Henry Clague, Monmouth. Dismissed Sunday — Mrs. Bertha Allen, Gladstone; Baby Kimberly Jones, Lyle, Pierce, Mrs. Donald Yankovic and baby, Monmouth; Clifford Essex, Oquawka; Mrs. Francis E. Souther, Roseville. Gas Tank Falls Off Car, Causes Fire Dept. Call MONMOUTH — Firemen answered three alarms over the weekend. Saturday at 1:12 p.m. they were called to the James Osborn farm five miles east of Monmouth. Sparks from a trash fire ignited corn in a field. Sunday at 1:07 p.m. firemen went to the home of Dorothy Liby, 212 W. Sixth Ave, where a rug in a bedroom was burning, caused by a lighted cigarette. The fire was out on arrival of the firemen. At 6:44 last night the delivery car for the Dial-A-Chicken restaurant lost a gasoline tank and firemen were called to flush gasoline from the street. Thieves Visit Doctor Office MONMOUTH - Police have been investigating a breakin which occurred Friday night or Saturday morning at the offices of Drs. Chamberlin and Ambrose at 219 E. Euclid Ave. The incident was reported Saturday morning and police found entrance was gained by breaking a lock on the rear door to the building. A filing cabinet containing $118 in cash had been pried open and the money taken. The police report stated checks in the drawer were not bothered. Other desks in the office had been gone through but no other thefts were reported. DRIVER TICKETED MONMOUTH - Danny R. Goings, 21, of rural Alexis was ticketed Saturday night, at 11:35 for making unnecessary noise with squealing tires. He will have a hearing Oct. 28. / Arizona was inhabited for at least 20,000 years before the advent of the white man. Magistrate Gets 2 Traffic Cases MONMOUTH — A w o m a n from Burlington was fined and a man from Galesburg was arrested, for traffic violations Sunday. Mrs. Wanda N. Bunte of Burlington was fined $10 by Police Magistrate Dale T. DeVore at 8:25 p.m. for a stop light violation at East Broadway and First Street. Dale L. Landon, 23 of 949 Day St., Galesburg, was ticketed at 8:15 Sunday night for driving without a tail light. He will have a hearing at police court Saturday. Awaits Hearing On DWI Charge After Collision MONMOUTH—Basil T. Fancher, 42, of 730 N. E St., who had a preliminary hearing in police court Sunday on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, filed by state trooper Sam W. Nolan, had his bond set at $1,000 and is being held in Warren County Jail. Fancher's arrest followed an accident a half-mile west of Monmouth on Illinois highway 164 when he rammed the rear of a car driven by Harry E. Whitmyer, 43, of Kirkwood. A passenger in the Whitmyer car, Mrs. Beth Coburn of Evanston, received minor injuries and was treated at a doctor's office. Schedule 2 Unit Meets MONMOUTH - Two Unit* of the Warren County Hofnemak* ers Extension Association will meet this week. Wednesday Miss Edith and Miss Lulu Simmons will entertain the Greenbush unit at 1 :30 p.m. at their home. The Louise McVey unit will meet Friday at 2 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Harold Wine- bright. Major lesson for both meetings will be "Senior Citizens- Understanding Aging." The short feature will be "Autumn and Halloween Decorations." a sophomore from St. Charles, and Miss Barbara Simpson, a freshman from Peoria. Officers Named by Junior Auxiliary card for the "Century Club" in honor of having collected 100 MONMOUTH—At the October meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary held recently in the Auxiliary rooms, it was reported by Mrs. Ollie Thornton, junior adviser, that during the September meeting of the junior group, an election of officers for the coming year was conducted. Junior president is Joyce Holmes; vice president, Beverly Loworn; secretary, Patty Conn; historian, Paula Whitehall; sergeant - at - arms. Linda Gaskill and assistant sergeant-at-arms, Jeanne Harvey. Karen Egger will serve as chaplain. The next meeting of the junior group will be held Oct. 24, in the form of a Halloween masquerade party. The regular meeting uight for the junior auxiliary was changed to the fourth Thursday of the month. Mrs. James Loworn, membership chairman, reported 141 senior and 13 junior memberships paid to date. She also announced the Department Caravan would be at the district meeting in Moline. Mrs. James Carlson, of the ways and means committee, announced plans for a bake sale to be held on Oct. 26, at Sears store. It was voted to continue membership in the 3rd division and Mrs. LeRoy Hook and Mrs. Herman Hull were elected delegates to the fall meeting to be held at the school in Plymouth on Nov. 10. Attending as delegates will be Mrs. John Harvey and Mrs. M. A. Holmes. Mrs. Guy Ricketts was escorted to the front of the room and Mrs. Holmes presented her with a letter and membership {.i; mOHldM IT At KINO -..f 2M-Q0 Also from $100 to $1000 Easy Terms ELLIS Jewelers 219 E. Main St. new and renewal memberships in last year's enrollment. Mrs. Ricketts has attained this honor for a number of consecutive years and there are less than 5000 members of this club from the national membership. Mrs. R. H. Quilty was introduced during the meeting as a new unit member. Attending as guests were Mrs. Sarah Deen Peterson, a' member of Springfield, O., unit and Mrs. Archie Bruner. Miss Winnie Roche, veterans' craft chairman, had on sale an attractive assortment of handmade items. Miss Roche also plans to have veterans' craft on sale at the December meeting. Mrs. LeRoy Hook, music chairman, introduced Miss Cheryl Uddin who sang three numbers, and Joyce Holmes and Linda Gaskill, junior members, presented a clarinet duet. Refreshments during the social hour were in charge of Mrs. Dan Brown and Mrs. Anthony Campagna and their committee. The next regular meeting will be Nov. 14, with charter members as guests. The program will be in charge of Mrs. James Loworn, and hostesses will be Mrs. John Harvey and Mrs. Lillian Clark and their committee. HOW TO KEEP FROM L0SIHQ YOUR SHIRT Funny? Not at all. You've worked too hard to lose your shirt because of inadequate insurance protection. Ask your local Sentry Insurance man about "Business Survival" insurance. One plan, developed by one full-time Sentry Insurance man . . fast, direct ervice from one reliable source. Call today! R. C.BERRY 343-1213 P.O. Box tit llardwaif !\|u111a 1 s S.-iiuv Lilt- Yorkwood Senior Receives Honors LITTLE YORK — Bill Watson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Watson of Little York, has been honored for his high performance on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test given last spring. He has received a formal Letter of Commendation signed by the president of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and by his high school principal. About 32,000 students throughout the country are awarded Letters of Commendation in recognition of their high performance and noteworthy accomplishment on the qualifying test that is a three- hour examination covering five separate areas of educational development. Bill Watson Charge Man With Wrong Lane Usage MONMOUTH—Clyde V. Waiters, 83, of 540 Lombard St., Galesburg, was arrested for wrong lane usage Sunday at 4:50 p.m. following a traffic accident. Watters was traveling east on Broadway and told officers he was looking for a certain driver traveling west and veered too far into the south lane of traffic, hitting a parked car owned by Robert Howard of 1142 E. Euclid Ave., which was occupied by his son Tim. The impact pushed the Howard car into the parked car of E. W. Kelly 416 N. H Street occupied by his son Michael. There was considerable damage to the Howard car, but no personal injuries reported. Watters will have a hearing in police court at a later date. Tense Nerves Block Bowels Your colon hat nerves that control regularity. When you are tense or nervous, normal bowel impulses may b« blocked—and you become constipated. New COLONAID tablets relieve this misery with a new principle—* tnique colonic nerve stimulant plua special bulking action as recommended by many doctors. Result? COLONAID puts your colon back to work—gently relieves constipation overnight. You feel great I Get clinically-proved COLONAID today. Introductory size 430 COME IN OR CALL FOR YOUR FREE COPY This Christmas save more than ever. Get the gifts you want from this big Spiegel Christmas Catalog! Having this catalog is like having a giant department store in your home. You can shop the easy, handy way— by phone—at home. You'll thrill to thousands of exciting gifts from all over the world—bright new toys...elegant fashions and accessories ... big and little luxuries that say "Merry Christmas" in a thousand ways! Prices are low—there is NO MONEY DOWN and 2 FULL YEARS to PAY Satisfaction Guaranteed Get This Big Christmas Book Today! BOOK I$6j #^ ^Jlb#M'Power J^P &ney Down Kfars To Pay ^^^t^ummxt turn BIG TOY LAY-AWAY SALE Now Going On Coll 342-3121 60 N. PRAIRIE FAS 1 DAILY TRUCK DELIVERY SERVICE SPIEGEL CATALOG SHOPPING CENTER m

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free