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2 Gofesburg Register-Moif, Golesburg, 111. Soturdoy, Oct. 19,1963 Contracts on Interstate Are Awarded City to Get Lake Sanitation Report Galesburg aldermen will receive a report on the future use of Lake Storey for swimming, at a City Council meeting Monday night. The report is in the form of a letter from the State Department of Public Health which had previously recommended against further swimming at the lake. Last summer, health officials conducted tests on water samples from the lake and found out that the water there contains excessive amounts of pol- lutional bacteria. No immediate action was taken, since the situation was not considered to be an emergency. Aldermen, however, instructed city health officials to study ways of coping with the situation. The letter from the state health department is expected to contain recommendations to purify the water. It will also outline the state's responsibility if no improvement program Is undertaken soon. The state could close "open air" lakes for swimming if pol- lutional bacteria reaches a danger level. Following a report on Lake Storey water last summer, Mayor Cabeen and some aldermen urged serious consideration on building one or more swimming pools to replace swimming at the lake. A committee formed by the Galesburg Junior Chamber of Commerce Heiple Shuns Candidacy Next Year WASHINGTON, 111. (UPI) State Rep. Rae C. Heiple II, R- Washington, said today he will not run for the House next year unless there is an at-large election. Heiple will move out of his representative district following his marriage Oct. 25, and he said Friday he would not oppose the Republican incumbents in the 50th District he will be moving into. Heiple will wed Miss Sharon Devine of Washington in a family wedding. They will be moving to Abingdon, where Heiple has bought controlling interest in the Abingdon Bank and Trust Co. No Opposition Heiple's change of address will prevent him from running for re-election in the 46th District he now represents. He said he would not oppose Republicans Clarence E. Neff of Stronghurst and Raymond E. Anderson of Galesburg, who now represent the 50th District and who, Heiple said, will be running for re-election. But if the reapportionment commission is unable to come to terms before a Dec. 14 deadline, an at-large election would be held for the House. In that case, Heiple said, he would be a candidate. Heiple would not look beyond the 1964 election, because, he said, "people can't plan ahead that far." is also working on ways to finance such a venture but no re port has yet been issued. In other business, the City Council will consider an ordinance to redistrict 12 acres ad joining the Knox County Homes addition in the southeast part of town. Reclassification from R1A to RIB would enable Paul Weller to construct 45 homes. Wellcr sought the reclassification at a City Plan Commission meeting last month and commission members have recommended that the request be granted. The proposed rezoning has brought objections from nearby property owners on grounds that it would reduce the value of homes constructed ir. the proposed new subdivision. Homes bull on an R1A lot require 10,000 square feet, a setback of 30 feet and a 10-foot side yard on each side. Homes in RIB classification can be built on smaller lots but their value would not be as high, objectors argue. Weller said the homes would cost $11,500 to $14,500 for a total investment of one-half million dollars in the 12 acres. The ordinance is on second and final reading. Petitions on widening a curb opening off North Academy Street near the Star Service Station, installation of a street light at the end of Ohio Avenue, and placing a 12-minute parking meter in front of 65 S. Prairie St. will be considered. Bids will be accepted for police squad cars, a compact car for the street department and for replacing gutters and downspouts at the police station building. | Douglas School Pow Wow 35c CHILI SUPPER 35c CHILI or 2 HOT DOGS Potato Salad. Beans, PU or Caka Bavaraga 10c Extra MONDAY, OCT. 21 Barvtng 8 'til I p.m. DOUGLAS SCHOOL GYM B. Samlnary and 3rd St, Man Found in Parked Auto Faces Charge A charge of driving while intoxicated was placed against William S. Morris, 52, of Ber wick Route 1, who was reported to have been found in a car parked on the west shoulder of 111. 41, about 100 feet south of the 111 41-U.S. 150 cutoff road today about 4:30 a. m. In his report, Trooper Ed ward Rohweder said the car lights were on, the radio was playing, the windshield wipers were working and the ignition key was in place. Rohweder was summoned to the scene by Deputy Curtis Erickson, who appeared to have had difficulty rousing Morris when he discovered the parked vehicle. Morris was said to have told Rohweder that he had been in Galesburg and was headed home. The trooper's report mentioned that the car was headed toward Galesburg when parked along the highway. Morris declined to take a blood alcohol content test and the trooper stated he also declined to take some of the tests covered in filling out the alcoholic influence report form. Stocks to Subject STOKE-ON-TRENT, England (UPI)—Dr. Andrew Meiklejohn of Glasgow University startled 200 doctors at the British Medical Association's annual clinical meeting Friday when he said: "I am appalled by plunging necklines in women's dresses." The subject under discussion was the increase in chest complaints. MON. - TUES. - WED. SKIRTS SLACKS SWEATERS TROUSERS PLEATS 2c EXTRA SUEDES, FORMALS AND FURS NOT INCLUDED. Contracts totaling $574,883 'or Interstate 74 grade separations were awarded Friday in Springfield, the Division of Highways reported today. Sweborg Con* struction Co. of Galesburg and Swords & Dietz of Peoria were the successful bidders on both contracts with joint bids. One of the structures is a 4- s p a n bridge carrying County Highway 7 (East Fremont Street Road) over Interstate 74 a half-mile east of Galesburg, and a half-mile of surfaced approaches. Bid was $178,829. The other structure consists of two parallel 4-span bridges carrying the expressway over the main line of the Burlington Railroad and U. S. 34 a mile northeast of Galesburg. Bid was $396,054. Also awarded yesterday was a $8,089 contract to Midwest Fencing Co. of Chicago for almost six miles of intermittent fencing along Interstate 74 between Galesburg and the Y junction east of Knoxville. Bids on two additional structures in Knox County are scheduled to be opened Nov. 1 in Springfield, it was announced earlier this week. One is an interchange at the junction of proposed U. S. 34 bypass with Interstate 74 a mile northeast of Galesburg. The other is grade separation carrying Farnham Street over Interstate 74 and a subway carrying the Rio branch of the Burlington Railroad over the bypass. Galesburg Policeman Is Head of Group John Pick, a member of the Galesburg Police Department, was elected president of the Blackhawk Division, Illinois Police Association, at a meeting Thursday evening in the Galva Legion Hall. Also elected were Howard Smith of Kewanee, an employe in the office of the secretary of state, vice president; Edward Rohweder of Victoria, state trooper, secretary - treasurer, and Robert Higgins of the Galesburg Police Department, sergeant-at-arms. Pick has been active in the IPA affairs and currently, is serving on its youth committee, which supervises operation of Camp Sherwood, the IPA camp for boys, near Victoria. The Weather Kay to P*ff» • WHlhtr Strip* Brown—Storm Vallow—Fair Had—Warm Siva—Cold NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Partly cloudy with local fog areas tonight and little temperature change. Mostly sunny and continued mild Sunday. Low tonight 53-50. High Sunday 76-82. IOWA: Increasing cloudiness tonight and Sunday. A little warmer northeast tonight, turning cooler northwest Sunday afternoon. Low toight 55-60. High Sunday middle 70s northwest to lower 80s south- cast. CHICAGO AND VICINITY: Partly cloudy tonight with fog likely. Low tn upper 80s. Sunday, mostly sunny and continued mild with the high in upper 70s. Southerly winds 5-10 m.p.h. tonight and southwesterly 15 m.p.h. Sunday. Monday, cloudy and mild. GALESBURG AND VICINITY: Mostly sunny and mild this afternoon, Partly cloudy with local fog areas tonight and little temperature change. Sunday mostly sunny and continued mild. Low tonight 53-60. High Sunday 76-82. LOCAL WEATHER Noon temperature, 72; morning's low, 61. Sky clear, wind out of the west - southwest. (Friday's maximum, 71: midnight 61.) Sun rose today at 7:14 a. m., sets at 6:16 p. m. Humidity, 75%. READ THE WANT ADS! Half-Inch Rain Tallied In Galesburg Steady rainfall during the night brought more than a half- inch of rain this morning making the Galesburg area one of the wetter spots in the state. Precipitation modified t h e temperature only slightly as warm weather continues to prevail in the community. Yesterday's high was 71. The mercury dropped to 61 this morning before climbing to a noon reading of 72. The Weather Bureau said fair, mild weather is on tap for Sunday with the temperature expected to climb to the lower 80s. Most of the state received some precipitation early today, but moisture deficiency persisted in much of Southern Illinois where amounts have been light. Springfield reported two-thirds inch of rain at 6 a.m., and about one-half inch fell on Peoria, Rantoul and parts of the Chicago metropolitan area. Moline's measurement was .19 inch, Vandalia .17, Quincy .34, Belleville, .04 and Rockford a trace. Belleville was one of the warmest places in the state yesterday with a reading of 78 Projects, Movie Are Featured At Club Meet Saturday, Nov. 9, is the date for the Exchange Club's tree planting project, members were told at Friday's luncheon meeting at Custer Inn. Five hundred trees of different varieties, six to eight feet in height, with roots balled in burlap, have been contracted for to be given away. Details of the project are incomplete, but information will be forthcoming in advertisements in local newspapers to advise the public how to obtain a tree. George Donaldson announced that "radio day," an annual fund-raising project held by the club, is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 6, using facilities of WAIK. A film entitled "From the Beginning of Time," a public service picture on income taxes, was shown by Guilbert Brown, program chairman. Minors Are Involved in Liquor Issue Sale of intoxicating liquor to a minor was listed in each of two cases handled Friday night by Galesburg police. The owner of one establishment was charged in connection with alleged illegal sale and an investigation is being conducted into the second case. In the court of D. Paul Nolan, police magistrate, Friday night, a fine of $140. nlus $10 costs', on a charge of illegal purchase of limior as a minor, was assessed against Charles M. Rush Jr., 18. of Lake Forest, a Knox College student residing at Seymour Hall. Also in the same court. Jerome W. Mower. 47, of 1356 N. Broad St., operator of the Big 10 Liquor store, 10 W. Main St., was released on $600 bond as his case on a charge of selling liquor to a minor was continued to Oct. 28. Three youths listed in the second case are to appear Monday morning in the office of the state's attorney. Jack Kirkpatrick, assistant state's attorney, said this morning the youths will be questioned and also that an investigation will be made into the alleged purchase of a case of beer by one of the trio at Joe's Place, 2320 Grand Ave. Slated Monday Due to appear Monday at the courthouse are Steve Eugene Early, 18, of 1388 Mulberry St. charged by Dolice with illeea ourchase of liquor as a minor; Patrick Raymond Schaffer, 18, of 1125 Spruce St., and Allen Miller, 17, of 75 Maple Ave. both charged with illegal con sumption of alcoholic liquor as a minor. The report stated that, Sgt Donald Butler and Officer Kenneth Harding, Friday, about ! p.m., found young Miller stag gering around on the Public Square. He told the officers he was sick and had dizzy spells Taken to police station, to which the boy's parents were summoned, it was found that Miller was intoxicated. Early and Schaffer also were taken into custody at the Square. It appeared from the report that the boys had been drinking since 7:30 p.m., with Early informing MACHINE TOPPLES—Special cranes are being used to restore to an upright position this new magnesium die casting machine to be installed at Gale Products in connection with the production of Lawn Boy power mowers. The 94,000 -pound machine overturned en Its side as it was being moved front a railroad car into the room at the plant, specially constructed for its operation. (Continued on page 20) Drought Harms Cropland, Forests CHICAGO (AP) — A persistent drought continued to cause widespread concern today as croplands withered, community water supplies dwindled and fires burned out of control in many portions of the eastern United States. The outlook for rain in many areas was dismal, the U.S. Weather Bureau said, as unseasonably warm temperatures prevailed. Thousands of acres of forest- land are burning. Hunting and fishing have been banned in many areas and millions of acres of land are closed to the public. Many communities are hauling water from distant points. New York State has closed woods and open lands in New York City and Long Island as some 85 fires continued burning in the forests. Officials said all are believed under control. The major big game season, scheduled to open Oct. 25, will be postponed unless heavy rains lift the fire threat. Forests Patrolled Firefighters are patrolling some 40 forest fires in a four- county area in central western Pennsylvania. All fires are reported under control, but an estimated 2,300 acres of timber 1 • $ 75 Jackpot!!! GALESBURG 1 HOUR CLEANERS 331 EAST MAIN Galesburg's Finest Private Dining Room 'Wainut $o 3L >oom at the American Beatify • Bridge Luncheons • Sales Meetings • Family Dinners • Committee Dinners Phone 342-3711 MR. GEORGE POUtOS or MRS. RUTH Van YNNIK 30« f. M«in St. G«l««bvrg, ill. have fallen victim to the raging flames. Fires continued to burn out of control at New Jersey's Norvin Green State Forest, where more than 1,200 acres already have been blackened. In the 20th day of drought, four more communities began using emergency water in Pennsylvania, bringing to .22 the total without water. Weather forecasters predicted some light relief the first of next week. New England has closed most of its woodlands and strict ordinances have been passed in several cities. In Rhode Island, all outdoor burning has been banned. Worcester, Mass., has borrowed $200,000 to have water piped in from Boston. In Salem, N.H., airplanes are patrolling its 25 square miles in search of a car-driving woodland arsonist who is believed to have added to the troubles. Smoking in the woods of southern Maine has been outlawed. In West Virginia, visitors have been banned from all state parks, state and national forests and other forest areas in an effort to avoid more forest fires. The hunting seasons have been suspended. The prolonged drought also hampered many Midwestern areas, but rain brought a bit of relief. Rain soaked some parts of Iowa, Missouri and Illinois. Heavy rainfall and hail struck Clarinda and Clarion, Iowa, and caused an ironic problem — farmers need dry weather again to harvest record corn and soybean crops. 18-Year-OM Imprisoned For Murder WOODSTOCK, 111. (AP)-An 18-year-old youth who admitted shooting his parents to death following an argument over a girl friend has been sentenced to 12 to 18 years in prison. William Caldwell was sen fenced Friday in McHenry Coun ty Circuit Court. He had been permitted earlier to change his plea from innocent of murder to guilty of voluntary manslaughter. Judge William Carroll im posed sentence after rejecting a plea for probation. Witnesses testified the boy's parents quarreled constantly and often found fault with their son. He had been charged with murder in the deaths of Edward Caldwell, 49, and his wife Lucille, 48.' They were shot to death in the basement of their home June 18. The youth told the court the shooting followed an argument with his mother during which she made slighting remarks about his girl friend. Illinois Trade Mission Departs For Europe WASHINGTON (AP) - Illinois' trade mission, led by Gov. Otto Kerner, has left for Europe, where it hopes purchases of the state's products can be increased. Prior to departing Washington Friday, the 78-member mission had a round of talks with government officials, including President Kennedy, who met briefly with the businessmen and their wives after a tour of the White House. Earlier, the governor outlined the mission at a luncheon where guests included Herbert Von Stackelberg, minister of the German embassy, M. Jacques Morizet, counselor of the French embassy, and Sir David Ormsby Gore, British ambassador to the United States. Birth Record Born at Cottage Hospital to: Mr. and Mrs. James E. Hasselbacher, 1040 E. Berrien St., a boy Friday at 11:52 a.m. Mr. and Mrs, Harold M. Ragula, 1276 Campbell Ave., a boy Friday at 2:12 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh A. Reynolds Jr., Cameron Route 2, a girl Friday at 11:27 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Don W. McDowell, Alpha, a boy today at 1:42 a.m. longed to Paderewski and was valued at $50,000. Marlin W. Johnson, agent in charge of the FBI's Chicago office, said his investigation established no basis for further participation in the museum theft case. $1.5 Million in Polish Art Treasure Found in Auto CHICAGO (AP)—An auto abandoned on a Chicago street has yielded a collection of Polish national art treasures stolen when the nation's largest Polish-American museum was ransacked Sept. 22. The treasures, recovered by FBI agents Friday, included personal effects of the late Polish prime minister, Ignace Paderewski, and relics of Polish kings and leaders dating to 1000 A.D. Geprge C. Walters, curator of the Chicago museum, said the only items still unaccounted for are two gold chalices and a small cross once owned by Bishop Cieplak of Russia and Siberia. Police traced the auto's registration to Brune Despenza, 21, of Chicago. They said he was one of five men released on bond earlier Friday after appearing on a burglary charge involving another breakin. Find Gold Tiara Items recovered from a valise In the trunk of the auto included a gold tiara which Madame Marcelle Sembrich - Kochanska wore as a diva in the opera, Lohengrin. Other treasures recovered included the Polish seal used by Paderewski in signing the Treaty of Versailles, three oil portraits of the musician - prime minister, and one of Chopin, the composer. Walters said the recovered loot had a possible museum value of $1.5 million. The treasures were removed from Poland during the late 1930s when war with Germany appeared imminent. The museum is operated by the Polish Roman Catholic Union. Some of the treasures feared stolen at first were returned Sept. 23 from Philadelphia where they had been on display at a national Polish convention. They included a diamond- trimmed watch that had be- READ THE WANT ADS! Draft Board Calls Up Nine For Induction Nine men have been ordered by the Knox County Selective Service Board to report at the Chicago examining center for induction into the Army. The registrants were instructed to report Monday at 5:30 a.m. (CDT) to J. J. Herron at the Burlington Railroad station in Galesburg. Herron is chairman of the local board. Leader of the contingent of men is Joel Alan McQueen, 22, of Galesburg. The group includes twin brothers, Donald David and Ronald Richard Hall, 22, of Galesburg. Other members of the contingent are: Melvin Alan Horst, John Thomas Pence and John Ray Cooley, all 23, and of Galesburg, Thomas Jerome Brooks of Galesburg, Harold James Butts of Dahinda and Stanley Charles Carr of Oneida, all 22. The board's calls next month are for Nov. 25 when 10 registrants will be sent to the examining center for induction and 40 other men to stand preinduc- tion physicals, Mrs. Madge Mills, chief administrative clerk of the board, reported. fa yourwwjnty Apptors Evtry Tuesday and Friday FOR PERSONAL ADVICE WRITE TO "PENNY" c/o Galesburg Ragiittr-Mail. DRS. CROWEU and REED 613 Bond! Building Offica Now Open alto en WEDNESDAY 2 to 5 P.M. 9 Thermogas Go. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE APPOINTMENT OF DON BLUST Al $AUS REPRESENTATIVE FOR THIS ARIA PHONE 343-3 M5 R«»idtnc»: 289-6631 THERMOGAS COMPANY 1242 S. WEST ST, rH0N| 343,3,43

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