Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 16, 1963 · Page 3
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DISPLAY AT PUBLIC LIBRARY—Sandra Tuthill and Mike Lampson examine the message of the American newspaper industry, which occupies the Galesburg Public Library display case this week in observance of National Newspaper Week. Sandra, 11, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Tuthill, 1717 Bateman Sa., and in sixth grade at Im­ maculate Heart of Mary School. Mike, who also happened to be visiting the Public Library at the time and looked at the National Newspaper Week display, goes to Lombard Junior High School, eighth grade. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lampson of Galesburg's mail route No. 1. (Register-Mail photo by Phil Turney.) Public Aid Recipients to Undergo Cut Next Month SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) Downward revisions in food and clothing allowances for Illinois public aid recipients, estimated to save $900,000 a month, will go into effect next month. The program was offered Tuesday by Harold O. Swank, state public aid director, and approved by a majority of members of the legislative advisory committee on public aid. One major change in food standards will be substitution of powdered milk for whole milk, except for children under six. Swank said it would reduce the current outlay of $1 million a month for milk by $300,000. More oleomargarine will be allowed to make up for the loss of butterfat, he said. Two members of the advisory committee who opposed the plan were Rep. Abner J, Mikva and Sen. Fred J. Smith, Chicago Democrats, Mikva said many relief families already are stretching funds to the limit and that further cuts would result in a hardship. More Hamburger Other modifications in food budgets include: Elimination of canned fish and an increase in hamburger. Deletion of sweet potatoes and an increase in white potatoes. Substitution of dried prunes for dried peaches, an increase in navy beans and a decrease SOUTMIRN STAI UNO $150 L 0» tin* * thaw feUN. EASY TERMS ELLIS Jewelers 219 E. Main St. , Authority ;Artcarved *•».!•» , in the amount of coffee provided. Elimination of whole oranges and an increase in cheaper canned grapefruit juice, which will provide the same vitamin content. Changes in clothing standards include dropping the practice of supplying women with spring coats and replacing men's full- length winter coats with car coats and replacing men's full- length winter coats with car coats. Families will be supplied with a hair clipper kit and allow­ ances for hair cuts will be eliminated. Swank said the food revision would mean a decrease of $1.90 a month in the average allowance per person on Aid to Dependent Children rolls. The new standard will be $17.41. Changes in clothing allowances, chiefly for heavy winter clothing, will drop the average ADC allowance to $4.91 a month, a decrease of 11 cents. Swank said another important adjustment will be the use of a single statewide standard for food, replacing 102 county standards. Valley Board Is Deadlocked On Site Issue MAQUON - At the second meeting in two weeks of the Spoon River Community District No. 4 School Board Tuesday, it was not decided whether to abide by the results of the advisory election of Oct. 5. In the election, held to determine voter preference for a new site for Valley High School, the Estie Brown site was chosen. The school board, however, is not bound by the results of the election to include the site on the bond issue to erect a new school. The board has been deadlocked on this issue for the last two meetings. Wayne Mahr of Ellisville, chairman of the board, has been absent from these meetings because of illness. It is thought that when he returns his vote will break the deadlock. School officials said a new site is necessary because of the proximity of Ayreshire Collieries to the present school at Fairview. A $65,000 suit has been entered against the company for damages done to the high school by strip mine blasting. The Estie Brown site is located about V/z miles west of Rapatee junction and the Polhemus site, which was the alternate site in the election, is directly north of the high Golesburg RegisterMoil, Golesburg, III. Wednesday, Oct 16, 1963 3 State Building Funds Lapse Due to Legislative 6 Goof CHICAGO (UPI) — Construction has stopped and building materials are being stockpiled in a million dollar Illinois Legislature oversight, State Public Works Director Francis S. Lorenz said Tuesday. Lorenz said construction has been halted at projects which include the minimum security prison at Vienna, a major rehabilitation project at the state reformatory for women at Dwight, and an appellate courthouse at Elgin. He said at the Vienna site alone 50 carpenters, laborers and cement finishers have been laid off. The Dwight reformatory, which has been undergoing major remodeling and rehabilitation, "has almost everything finished except some sewage lines to be connected," Lorenz said. "It would require $60,000 to finish the job," he said, "and we just don't have the money." "During the last session of the legislature the funds that were appropriated for this lapsed because the legislators were under the impression they were providing for similar funds to the Illinois Public Buildings Authority," he said. Oversight Undetected "The oversight was not discovered until work had begun on a number of projects," Lorenz said. He said the "legislature GET YOUR GENERAL ELECTRIC CLOTHES DRYER FROM BLACK'S AND Illinois Power will a G. E. Electric Blanket Offer limited to IPC electric customers LIMITED TIME—ACT NOW! CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS BROTHERS Main and Seminary 342*0174 brought in a number of jobs that were supposed to fall within the scope of the building authority and, unfortunately, they didn't provide the necessary financing." The seven-man Public Buildings Authority was created by the legislature two sessions ago and its powers were broadened during the last session. A spokesman for Gov. Otto Kerner said the problem could be attributed to working the kinks out of the newly-affirmed authority. However, he said it was the authority's responsibility to "move as quickly as possible to make monies available for the programs entrusted to it." It was reported in Springfield that Kerner has not been happy with the authority's progress so far. Lorenz said that since he received no assurance that the authority would be able to raise the money "in the foreseeable future," he notified contractors that funds for projects had lapsed. He anticipates contractors, who have spent considerable sums on building material and salaries, will present claims for extras which will have to be arbitrated. Sustains Fractures Paul Lagerstrom of 1035 E. Brooks St., Galesburg, who recently fell out of a tree breaking both arms and legs, is in St. Mary's Hospital, Room 333. READ THE WANT ADS! Phone 342-5151 PRESCRIPTIONS IN GAUSiyifl HAWTHORNE MU6 COMPANY *» KM ton* mrmm WMKOtMt MAVI r NEW PARKING LOT—With the completion of a municipal parking lot (above) near 347 E. Ferris St., the city of Gales* burg now operates six such facilities. The newest lot contains 42 meters with an entrance driveway at Ferris St., and exit at Kellogg Street. New City Parking Lot Open A new 42-car municipal parking lot was opened by the city this week near the inter* section of Ferris and Kellogg streets. The lot, containing both 2- hour and 4-hour meters, is located adjacent to the former Ktyers Clinic building at 347 E. Ferris St. Both lot and building were recently purchased by the city which spent approximately $4,700 to landscape the school's present location. Another meeting of the School Board will be held next Wednesday. area and install 42 meters. The building is now leased by the city to a state agency and to two clinics. Revenue from the rent will pay for interest and taxes on the property, according to city officials. Lyle Peterson, city parking meter superintendent, urged persons to use the Kellogg Street driveway as an exit and the Ferris Street one as an entrance. With completion of the latest facility, the city now operates six parking lots with a capacity of 550 cars. BUY AN EUCTRIC from GENE'S APPLIANCE GENE'S A 0.1. IUCTRIC BIANKIT Htll Off* Umlttd to IPC QttMt CuttoMis LIMITID TIMI OFFIR... ACT NOW! TV and APPLIANCES 18 PUBLIC SQUARE READ THE WANT ADS! READ THE WANT ADS! 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