Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 17, 1963 · Page 3
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, October 17, 1963
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CIVIL RIGHTS TEAM - Charles Cobb, 23, (right) director of (he Student Non-violent .Coordinating Committee for voter registration at Greenville, Miss., shows some photographic evidence of Negro mistreatment in the South. Viewing the pictures are three members of the civil rights team which visited Galesburg Wednesday as part of their *• city tonr in Illinois* They are (I. to r.) H. Harold Johnson, Springfield, associate secretary of the state council of churches' Christian Social Action group; Rev, Howard Keim of the Church of the Brethren, Peoria and Herluf M. Jensen, New York, a founder of the SNCC and Lutheran Church executive. State Church Group Carries Banner Urging Civil Rights By JOHN ZAKARIAN A civil rights team entered Into wide-ranging discussions with Galesburg residents Wednesday on the role Christians should play in the nation's racial struggle. The 4-man team, visiting six Illinois cities this week, urged passage of effective civil rights legislation by Congress. In a public rally, a press conference and meetings with public officials, they said that Midwest congressmen have the key to such legislation. They stressed the importance of verbal and written contact between con­ gressman and citizens "especially because most Midwest lawmakers still do not have a strong opinion on the bill." They prompted at least two public officials in Galesburg to issue statements concerning civil rights. Sen. Richard Larson, and Rep. Raymond Anderson, both Republicans, issued the following statement after a meeting with the team: "We don't want to have second class citizens in the United States, and that includes Indians. We want good legislation that will be beneficial for all concerned, and after studying portions of this bill we realize that perhaps this proposed legislation could effect and bring into being, the benefits that all men are searching for in an American way of fife." Public Accommodation Section Sponsored by the Galesburg, Illinois and National Council of churches, team /members explained the Kennedy administration's civil rights package. Arguments were made on behalf of the package's controversial Title II, which would guarantee equal rights in public ac(Continued on page 25) BUY NOW!... SAVE NOW! 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(tfPIHAlleged school segregation at Cairo and Joliet will top the agenda at Danville Friday through Sunday, at the annual meeting of the Illinois Conference of the National Association far the Ad' vancetnent of Colored People. Conference President Dr. L.H. Holtnan said he will recommend that legal action he taken against the Cairo School Board and that the Joliet school situation be Investigated. Holman said he did not believe any further investigation was needed at Cairo. "They have done nothing down there to change the status quo and neither can they promise us anything," Holman told United Press International in a telephone interview. "We can't see any hope at all there," he said. "We've tried negotiation and everything else." Lawsuit Against Cairo Holman said he will recommend a lawsuit to halt the use of state funds at Cairo. He said Cairo school officials were "asking for funds from the state of Illinois to perpetuate segregated schools." The 160-plus convention delegates will review the sit-in situations, especially at Peoria, and the status of pending lawsuits against the Peoria police and the Rockford city officials, Holman said. Holman told UPI he will submit his resignation to the delegates. "I'm resigning this year," he said. "I've been in there six years and I feel that we have many competent young men that have more time than they can devote to this. "I still plan to serve the conference in some capacity," he said. "What job the conference will give me, if any, I don't know, but very definitely this is my last year as president." Gotoburo Register-Moil, (Sofesbura, IK, Thursday, Oct. 17, 1963 3 Abingdon Bank Controlling Interest Is Transferred ABtNGDON -Rae C. Heipie II, a director and vice president of the Washington (Tazewell County) State Bank, has acquired controlling interest in the Abingdon Bank and Trust Co. Heiple, 34, purchased all major stock formerly owned by Galesburg stockholders to assume the controlling interest, George Clausen, bank president, announced Wednesday. Clausen will continue as president, and Heiple will be principal executive officer in the banking operations. All present employes of the Abingdon bank are expected to continue in their jobs. Heiple, a Republican, is state representative from the 46th District, comprised of Tazewell, Fulton, Mason and Cass counties. His term expires in December 1964. He has served the district since 1958. The Abingdon banking facility United Fund(Continued from page 2) tial report from Knox College showed employes averaging more than $33 per person, St. Mary's Hospital employes contributed more than $600, and Helen & Mead's Hotel showed 100 per cent participation at an average of $20 per person. Employes are being asked to give one hour's pay per month and executives,and supervisory personnel, one per cent of annual income. A campaign official said today that contributors may, if they wish, designate on their pledge cards to what agency they want their money to go. The campaign funds will be given to 11 welfare agencies in Knox County. Seeks Private Legal Counsel Louis A. Dilworth, 37, of Carbondale appeared this morning in Knox County Circuit Court to advise Judge Keith Scott that he is seeking to engage a Peoria attorney to represent him on a murder charge. When he was arraigned in court Monday, it was indicated Dilworth did not have funds with which to hire an attorney and the judge named William H. Henning, public defender, to represent him. Dilworth is awaiting trial Dec. 9 on the murder charge resulting from the alleged fatal shooting July 24, of his wife, Mary Louise Dilworth, 38. LINDSTROM'S Top Five RECORDS 1, SUGAR SHACK —Jimmy Gilmer Z, BLUE VELVET —Bobby Vinton 3. I'M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU —Dale and Grace 4. BUSTED —Ray Charles 5. PAPA JOE'S —Dixiebelles .., make your selections here, from the largest most complete stock of records in Westera Illinois. LINDSTROM'S RADIO AND RECORD HEADQUARTERS FIRST IN TELEVISION State Trade Mission Off To Europe CHICAGO (UPI)-Gov. Otto Kerner turned traveling salesman today as one of the first of the nation's governors to personally carry overseas the quest for export markets. Kerner and a delegation of 78 Illinois businessmen headed for Germany, France and Britain in search of markets and agents for Illinois products. First stop on the three-week selling trip was Washington, where the governor, his aides and the business executives were scheduled to outline their mission to President Kennedy Friday. Also scheduled were briefings by Commerce Secretary Luther Hodges and the State Department's deputy assistant public affairs secretary, Mrs. Katie Louchheim. Kerner and his top level drummers scheduled eight days for Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany; four days for Paris and six days for London, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. was established Feb. 1,1930, by the late O. N. Custer and the late Sidney Nirdlinger, who Were officials of the First Galesburg National Bank and Trust Co. Several Galesburg area residents continue as subscribers of stock in the Abingdon bank, in addition to residents of the Abingdon area. Heiple, who will be married Oct. 25 to Miss Sharon Devine, also of Washington, in the Washington First Christian Church, plans to move to Abingdon Nov. 5. Heiple expressed the hope, as a resident of Abingdon, to be able to add something of value to both the community and the bank. He pointed out that the Abingdon bank is a good solid institution and the area which supports it is a fine one. A native of Washington, Heiple has served as a practicing attorney 10 years in the firm of Heiple and Heiple, with offices in Washington and Pekin. Other members of the firm are his father, Rae C. Heiple, and a brother, James Heiple. He was graduated with honors from Bradley University and the University of Illinois Law School, and later was graduated from the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking. He is a member of the Methodist Church, Rotary Club, Masonic fraternity and Illinois and American Bar associations. Injured Near Alpha ALPHA—Two brothers, Curtis Johnson, 32, of Alpha and Wayne, 35, of Andover were injured in a 1-car accident three miles south of here Wednesday night. They were taken to Alpha for treatment by ambulance, and were later moved to Moline Public Hospital where they are still hospitalized. Their car, which overturned, was reported a total loss. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! CONTROLS ABINGDON BANK—Rae C. Heiple H (left) of Washington in Tazewell. County, who has purchased controlling interest in the Abingdon Bank and Trust Co., is greeted by George Clausen, bank president, Wednesday at Abingdon when transaction was announced. Heiple is state representative from the 46th District. Doyles Gift Shop Presenting HENDRIK BRUNS Champion Glass Blowtr FINAL TWO DAYS! 10 A.M. to 9 P.M. —10 A.M. to 5 P.M. (Located Next To Klines) Phono 343-9154 INTERNATIONAL CREDIT UNION DAY Thursday, October 17, 1963 Nearly 10,000 Credit Union Members in the Galesburg Chapter Area Will Observe International Credit Union Day WHAT CREDIT UNIONS DO FOR THEIR MEMBERS: 1 A place to save money conveniently thru payroll deduction, etc. Members find it easy to save in their Credit Union. A place to borrow for productive or providential purposes at a reasonable rate. » A place to learn, through counseling, how to use their credit wisely. Savings are matched with life insurance to prescribed limits, and their loans are insured against death or total disability up to legal limits and this insurance is provided at no extra cost to the member. There are twenty-six credit unions in the Galesburg Chapter area which includes Henry, Knox, \Narren, Henderson, McDonough, and Hancock counties. Total assets of more than 5 million dollars. Their 9,200 members have saved more than $4,300,000.00. , These same members have borrowed $4,100,000.00. In accordance with regulations more than $400,000.00 have been put in reserves. Credit Unions are supervised by the same governmental authorities as banks, saving and loans, and similar institutions. Illinois credit unions have their own share guaranty corporation to guarantee deposits of members. If you are not in the field of membership of one of the following credit unions, you should investigate the possibility of organizing one in your group by writing to: Galesburg Chapter of Credit Unions 476 East Main Street Galesburg, Illinois or Mr. Robert Gordon 1299 West Main Street Galesburg, Illinois Phone: 343-6741 Credit Unions Located in the Following Communities Are: ABINGDON • Brass Employees • Pottery Workers KEWANEE • Henry County Postal • Kewanee Machine & Conveyor • Walworth Employees MACOMB • Macomb-Haeger Employees • Western Illinois University • Illinois Edison Porcelain MONMOUTH • Teachers of Warren County GALESBURG • Beatrice Credit Union • Butler Employees • Gale Employees e Galesburg Burlington • Galesburg Chapter e Galesburg Malleable • Galesburg Midwest Employees • Galesburg Municipal Employees • Galesburg Postal • Galesburg Trades & Labor Assembly • Intro-State Telephone Company • Knox County School Employees • Register-Moil • Research Hospital • Rowe Employees • Utility Employees • Victor Credit Union (Galasbure * K«w*ix»» DivUtos) •1

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