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ELBA METHODIST CHURCH—The 90th an. niversary of the Elba Methodist Church, above, near Williamsfield, will be observed this Sunday. The church closed about a year ago, but a woman's society and a board of trustees are responsible for the upkeep of the church property. Former Sunday school superintendents and ministers are expected to participate in the Sunday services. Elba Congregation Plans Church 90th Anniversary WILLIAMSFIELD - Although they don't meet there anymore, members of the disbanded Elba Methodist Church congregation this Sunday will commemorate the 90th anniversary of the little country church near Williamsfield. Mrs. Lynn Sherman of Williamsfield, a former member of the church, said the church closed its doors almost a year ago, and members of the congregation are now attending other churches in the area. Some 50 persons attended services at the church before it closed, she recalled. The one-story frame church was erected in 1873 and was dedicated in June of that year. A Rev. Gruber was the first pastor. Rev. William Marx, who JOHNS-MANVILLE INSULATION Call WHITE'S - 342-0185 Your Neighbor Say* now resides in California, was the final pastor. A women's society and the Elba Worth While Club are responsible, she said, for keeping the building and grounds in good condition. They are assisted by a board of trustees consisting of Robert Ekstrand, Lynn Sherman, Gene Sherman, Bernice Davis, Helen Plack and Mildred Bodinus. Some of the former Sunday school superintendents and ministers are expected to attend the Sunday services to begin at 2 p.m. Thomas Gains Recognition For Public Safety Service Recognition was given Wednesday night by Knox County Safety Council to J. Richard Thomas for "his many years of dedicated service in the interest of public safety. The former sergeant in the traffic division of the Galesburg Police Department and later a Knox County deputy sheriff was presented a mounted scroll during the safety organization's meeting in the conference room of the Chamber of Commerce. During his traffic work in the police department, Thomas' safety promotion included talks each year to student bodies in GALESBURG YMCA ADULT EDUCATION COURSES REGISTER NOW! COURSES TO START WEEK OF OCTOBER 28, (Unless Listed Otherwise) Those registering will indicate their preference for meeting times. CaU YMCA 342-2189 for information and registration. CONTRACT BRIDGE BEGINNERS' BRIDGE —Course designed for those who have never played bridge as well as for those who wish to review the fundaments of the game. Opening bids, responses, and similar forms of play are discussed. Open to both men and women. Walter Buswell, Jr., Life Master, Instructor. Cod—$10.00 for i»n lessons. LAW FOR THE LAYMAN A course concerning wills, Inheritance tax, loans, contracts, etc. In- •truction by members of the Knox County Bar Association. Coat—$10.00 per couple. (Suggested thai man end will attend together) INVESTMENTS A course en Common Stocks, Preferred Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds. Instruction by L. E. Ubben and Frank Marshall, Registered representatives of the New York Stock Exchange. Cost— $10,00 per couple. (Suggested that' man and wife attend together) SQUARE DANCING GROUP Learn while enjoying Square Dancing with your friends. Instructor and Caller, Orla Moore. Group meets each Saturday evening at 7:00 P.M. in the Jungle Room at the YMCA. Cost—$1.00 per couple each evening. ART WORKSHOP You will start wherever your interest lies and will be helped to develop your own style. You will learn the meaning of color, line composition, light and dark, and how they combine to make your picture. You will try the different media: pastels, oils, water color, or charcoal. Open to both men and women. Instructor—Mrs. James Strong. Cost—$20.00 per person for 10 lessons SEWING BEGINNING SEWING— Learn the basic steps in learning to sew under expert guidance. Instructor—Mrs. Don Fultz. Cost—$10.00 for ten lessons (3 hour classes) , ADVANCED DRESSMAKING AND TAILORING —You will learn how to iit a basic pattern, and the construction of a completely lined two- piece basic ensemble and/or the tailoring of suits and coats. Members should already have some sewing skills. Instructor—Mrs. Harley Olson. Cost—$10.00 for 10 two-hour classes. BEGINNING AND CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH Learn to speak Spanish. Expert instruction by Mrs. Inez Mears. Max- del ' imum of ten students. Cost—$15.00 per person, for 10 week's course. BEGINNING INTERIOR DECORATING Course will include Design principles, color relationships, and harmony, evaluation and historic background of room - structure and furniture, and arrangement in relation to living concepts. Instructor—Fred Rathgeber. Con—$15.00 for $ week course Time—7:30 to S:$0 on Tuesday* LOSE WEIGHT THE Y's WAY Course will consist of one hour in Gym and one hour in swimming pool. Instruction in various exercises and games in the Gym and instruction in beginning and advanced swimming in the pool. Instructor—Miss Louise Shawver Cost—$$.00 for ten week course of YMCA membership. Class meets Monday and Wednesday—6:30 to 8:30 P.M. Fee can apply at close of course, on full YMCA membership. ADULT CO-ED SWIM INSTRUCTION Semi-private instruction in beginning, intermediate and advanced swimming skills. Course taught by qualified YMCA Swim Instructors. Cost—$1-00 *acs class or full YMCA membership. Course will meet each Thursday evening 8:00 to 9:00 Pll local schools and participation in various safety programs. He retired from the police department and then served several months as a deputy sheriff before leaving this post due to health. Presentation of the scroll, on behalf of the safety council, was by Wayne C. Nelson, Galesburg fire chief, who told of his work with Thomas in the field of safety over a period of years. Three incumbent officers of the organization were unanimously re-elected during the annual election of officers. They were Harry D. McClurg, president; E. E. (Ed) Breuer, vice president, and Mrs. James Served in Cafeterias m a School Hot Lunch System Offers Meals at Low Cost By LARRY REID Whether they are aware of it or not, some 3,000 students each day receive the most nutritious meals District 205 school cafeterias can provide. The cafeterias, Mrs. John Stewart, director of the district's hot lunch program said, serve federal government approved Type A meals. For a minimum cost, a student can purchase a meal which includes milk, proteins, fruit or vegetable, milk, bread and butter. The hot lunch program receives five cents back from the government for each Type-A meal served to students, she explained. For elementary students, a hot meal costs 32 cents and junior high and high school students pay 37 cents, she said. Adults who eat in the cafeterias must pay 42 cents, she added. The government, * she said, also reimburses the program four cents for every half- pint of milk served. Students who do not wish to use the cafeteria at the high school, may select sandwiches, milk or other items at reasonable prices from what Mrs. Stewart calls a "snack line." 52,788 Meals Served Emphasizing the size of the cafeteria operation in District 205, Mrs. Stewart pointed out that 52,788 student meals were served during September. Multiplying this figure times the number of months in the school year, more than 450,000 meals will have been served. Mrs. Stewart said between 85 and 90 per cent of the school grocery bill is paid to firms in Galesburg. Some of the food items needed come from out-of- town firms and the federal government, she explained. The food bill alone ran $126,929 last year, she related. To keep the hot lunch program functioning properly 54 cafeteria workers are employed in the eight school cafeterias. Last year's payroll for 53 cafeteria workers amounted to better than $68,000. Began in 1955 The program, which still could be considered in the infancy stage, was initiated in 1955 at Allen Park and Cooke schools. The initial program was PTA-sponsored. As the program progressed seven other school cafeterias were established. At the present time, there are eight school cafeterias including Allen Park, Cooke, Wataga, Henderson CHOW LINE-Hungry Galesburg High School students line up for a well-balanced meal for just 37 cents. District 205's school lunch pro gram serves a Type-A federal government- approved meal consisting of milk, proteins, fruit or vegetable, bread and batter. Grove, Coldbrook, senior high school, and the two junior high schools. Mrs. Stewart pointed out that during National School Lunch Week, currently in progress, the cafeterias are trying to serve the student their favorite meals. Asked if she receives very many complaints of the tJBr WHAT'S TODAY? IF VOU DON'T KNOW YOU MUD AM ELGIN CALENDAR OH YOUR WRIST RECEIVES RECOGNITION — J. Richard Thomas (center), former police traffic sergeant and deputy sheriff, holds mounted scroll presented to him Wednesday night in recognition of his years of service In the interest of public safety. At the left is Harry D. McClurg, president of the Knox County Safety Council, which arranged for the scroll, and at the right is Fire Chief Wayne Nelson who made the presentation. Qalesburg Register-Mail GALESBURG, ILL., THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 1963 Sec. 2 PAGE 15 FROM 24.95 Elgin Calendar watches automatically show date. Soma show date AND day. All are 17 jewels, shock resistant, waterproof with luminous dials, self winding except for the 24.95 Sportsman. Choose from 9 modern styles. As Little As $1.00 Down! Lay-A-.Way for Christmas AH Prices plus Fed. tax BERL NORD JEWELER (Official CB&Q and Santa Fe Watch Inspector) 314 E. MAIN ST. Located F'«a Marie Shop when case, crown, crystal, are kept intact. J (June) Verheyen, secretary- treasurer. Members of the nominating committee were Miss Blanche Young, M. R. Stewart and Harry Garst. Cites "Great Gains" McClurg, following the election, told the group, "I think we made some great gains this year in safety and I think we could have done better. Maybe we can do better next year." Copies of the president's report on the many council activities during the period October 1962 to October 1963 in the interest of safety, were distributed during the meeting. McClurg read a copy of a letter sent to city officials seeking traffic signals for the Henderson-North intersection and use of the present school crossing signals at another location if the change should be made. A letter is to be sent by the council to City Manager Tom Herring relative to a reported plan to remove stop signs governing traffic on Dayton Street at the Academy Street intersection. Parents in the area are opposed to this move, it was reported. Fire Chief Nelson told of the fire power show, today and Friday, in which the council is assisting the fire department. Guy Parkins, Galesburg and Knox County civil defense director, spoke of the defense organization's action in sending personnel to Monmouth, in which they were assisted by the Knox County Disaster Unit. J. W. Day, president of the latter organization pledged its cooperation to the council. The Chicago Motor Club has approximately 50 safety films available for distribution, A. J. Christy of that organization told the council members. It's the Polar Bears vs. the Black Bears when Bowdoin meets Maine on the gridiron. Those are the team nicknames. A golf ball must not weigh more than 1.62 ounces. 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