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8 Galesburg Kegister-Moil, taolesburg, III, Saturdoy, Oct. 19, 1963 Clear One of Suspects in Probe of Monmouth Fires MONMOUTH — A suspect picked up by investigators Friday morning in a nearby community in connection with Monmouth's three fires Monday night and early Tuesday morning was cleared by a lie detector test yesterday afternoon. The pick-up resulted from discovery of what was thought might be the first piece of phys­ ical evidence so far unearthed in the investigation. The name of the man questioned and circumstances surrounding his apprehension were withheld when results of the lie detector test proved negative, according to Roy Hartley, Warren County sheriff. An Associated Press dispatch today indicated that an addi- Administrator to Leave Hospital MONMOUTH—At a press conference this morning, called by Edward Lincke, administrator of Monmouth Hospital, he announced that his resignation had been requested at a meeting of the hospital board of directors last Monday night. He will leave ___________________ | the position of administrator, Monmouth HOSPITAL Admitted Thursday — Mrs. James W. Connell, Little York. No admissions up to 8 p.m. Friday. Dismissed Friday — Fred Stone, Miss Janis Jewell, Mrs. Paul Lyddon and baby, Monmouth. Roseville and Maquon Students Aid WW Event MACOMB - Kay Kidder of Roseville and Ed Rose of Maquon are on the 10-member Student Homecoming Committee at Western Illinois University, planning some of the events for the university's 40th annual homecoming, Saturday, Nov. 9. Kay Kidder also is student secretary for the homecoming. Class reunions, a pep rally, selection of the homecoming queen, participation by many high school bands, a dance, and a football game with the Drake University team from Des Moines are among the arrangements for homecoming. Court Gets Car Driver Charges MONMOUTH — Richard F. White, 22, of 306 S. A St., was ticketed Friday at 11:10 p.m. for a stop light violation. He will have a hearing in police court Monday. John McNeal, 19, of 614 E. Seventh St., Davenport, Iowa, who was arrested early Friday morning for driving without a license, appeared in police court Friday. McNeal's license had been revoked for a previous offense and he was sentenced to 10 days in the county jail and costs fixed at $10.30. Terry R. Smith, 19, of rural Monmouth, who was arrested Thursday for speeding, also appeared in police court Friday and was fined $15. Alplians Attend Baptist Meet At Peoria ALPHA — The following attended the Illinois Baptist state convention at Peoria Oct. 15: Mrs. Raymond Carlson, Mrs. Robert McLaughlin and son Mark, Mrs. Reuben Bohman and daughter Margaret, Mrs. Tom Capple, Mrs. Owen Carlson, Mrs. Stella Carlson and Mrs. Louis Browning. Mrs. John Buban entertained the Bunco Club Tuesday night when prizes were awarded to Mrs. Walter Scott, Mrs. Tom Page, Mrs. Pearl F i r c h and Mrs. Luther McNeil. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Loveridge entertained the following guests at supper Wednesday in honor of their son Larry, who was observing his birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Wright and daughter Connie of Moline; Mr. and Mrs. William Bowden and Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Blumer of Galesburg and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Loveridge of Alpha. Youth Fituess Parley Planned Representatives from 17 111' nois towns and cities attended the Western Illinois University governor's youth fitness conference Thursday at Macomb. Others who attended the conference were Mary Ann Taylor and Thomas Murphy of Elmwood, Gale Schisler of London Mills, John Bickell and Mrs. Mary Pearson of Stronghurst High School and Mis. Gale Sherman of Yates City. and his living quarters in the hospital building, on or before Nov. 1, under the terms of the board's decision. In his statement concerning the situation, Lincke said, "We become little parts of a big machine, and although an administrator is the director of the hospital, he is nothing but a cog in the operations as far as the board of directors is concerned. All policy must be approved and controlled through the board." Lincke issued to reporters present this morning, copies of the hospital board's report of its deliberations concerning the administrator, in Monday's meeting. Linked to Appointments This transcript, more than five typewritten pages, reported details of the discussion and the vote taken. Included were points that linked the board's action with the City Council's actions on board appointments at recent council meetings. Mayor Allan Walters during the past two months has been making interim appointments at each council meeting, in an endeavor to get the council to accept Roy Baynes and Michael Romano as board members to fill existing vacancies. As the interim appointments expired, from council meeting to council meeting, the mayor renewed them, by exercising his statutory power in this situation. Up to this time, however, the council has never granted permanent appointment of Baynes and Romano. The role of the two interim appointees at last Monday's hospital board meeting, as shown in the transcript of the minutes, was that Baynes presented the motion to ask Lincke's resignation as administrator, and Romano seconded. The minutes show the vote by the four board members to have been affirmative by Baynes, Romano and Miss Ethel Richardson, negative by Kenneth Critser. The board president, Ray Green, is not recorded as voting on the motion. Lincke Reviews His Work At the press conference this morning, called by Lincke, the administrator went on to say, "My only concern is better hospital and better medical care for the people of Monmouth, if the mayor can give it this is fine, but the people better wake up and find what he has to offer." Mr. Lincke reminded the reporters that he came to Monmouth Dec. 1, 1958, from Troy, Mo., succeeding George Rollo. He stated that when he took over administrative duties at the hospital there was a deficit of some $100,000 and they have a present bank account of about $95,000; during the five- year period there has been over $200,000 spent on the improvement of the plant. Shower Compliments Recent Bride OQUAWKA — Miss Dianne Curry and Mrs. Clifford Dunn were hostesses to a group of friends at a bridal shower in Easten. Star Hall complimenting Mrs. Alvie Louck, a recent bride. The hall was decorated with fall colors and white bells, and .e gift table was centered with wedding bells. Refreshments were served from a table decorated with a fall bouquet. Games were played and prizes were household gifts, which the winners presented to the honored guest. Later, many gifts were presented to Mrs. Louck. Out-of-town guests were Miss Marjorie Tee and Miss Karlene Ruse of Burlington, Iowa. tional suspect is under surveillance. The AP story said: A state police investigator said Friday: "We have a couple of good leads. We're trying to develop them." There is a report that police have under surveillance two possible suspects, both middle- aged men. One lives in Monmouth, according to the report, and the other just outside the city. Investigators have refused to comment on the report. More than a dozen persons have been questioned by state and local police since Monday night when the arsonist set fires that destroyed two lumberyards and damaged a factory. Damage in the three fires was estimated at $400,000. Although the arsonist in a telephone call to the mayor's wife has threatened to set at least four more fires, each night since Monday has passed quietly. Police and fire guards however continue to patrol the streets. MONMOUTH FOR MISSED COPIES PHONE 734-4121 Before 6:30 'Polities and Religion 9 to Be College Meet Subject MONMOUTH—Events on the Monmouth College calendar for the coming week include: Sunday, 7 p.m.—Sunday evening conversations: Topic: "Poll' tics and Religion," Dr. Gamer and Dean Manley in the lounge at the student center. Monday, 3 p.m.—WRA volleyball begins in the gymnasium. 6:30 p.m.—Orchesis in the gymnasium. 7:15 p.m.—Young Republicans meeting in Wallace Hall. Tuesday, 9 a.m.—Chapel: Rev. William Phillipe, "Church and State" in the auditorium. 3:45 p.m.—faculty coffee, 4:15 p.m.—faculty meeting in the student center. 7:15 p.m.—student council meeting at Wallace Hall. Wednesday, 4 p.m.—student- faculty committee meeting will be held in the administration lounge. 7 p.m.—Politics club meeting will be held in the Highlander Installation Held for Legion Post Officers of Roseville ROSEVILLE—The American Legion's Lawson Babbitt Post, No. 614, at its regular meeting last Wednesday night installed Howard "Rusty" Hodges as commander. The installing officer was Carlos Adams of Macomb, who is 14th District Commander. MNTH PAGE INSTALLATION He was assisted by Ralph Volk serving as sergeant-at-arms. Other officers installed in eluded Ralph Holeman, adju tant; John Ockert, senior vice commander; Don Huston, jun ior vice; Ben Anderson, finance officer; Joe Poison, chaplain; Phil Gerding, historian; Charles Bates, sergeant-at-arms and Charles Quigley, service officer. Dick Fears, past commander, was presented with a past-commander pin. Fears expressed appreciation for cooperation by the members during his term of office. The Roseville Legion will be host to the Warren-Henderson bi-county legion meeting Wednesday, Oct. 23. Commander Hodges made a brief acceptance speech and asked the continued support of all the members. C of C Has Travelogue Members of the Chamber of Commerce and their wives met at the Legion Hall for dinner and a program Thursday evening. Bruce Langford, the president, extended a welcome to the women. Robert Larson, pastor of the Baptist Church, gave the invocation. Following the dinner, prepared and served by the Legion Auxiliary, the vice president, David Bellinger, introduced new members and guests, and announced the program. Kenneth Sallee, a senior at Roseville High School, sang "One God" and "May You Always," accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Kathryn Steele. Mrs. Virginia Martin showed slides of her European tour of last summer. Has New Ownership The Shell Service Station at the west end of Penn Avenue in Roseville, formerly owned and operated by the late Lester Holmes, is now open for business under the ownership of Harry Scott. Mr. and Mrs. Scott and their four children, Karen, Lowell, Mike and Debbie, came to Roseville from Monmouth, where Scott was employed by Keister Service. They reside in the home adjacent to the service station. Baptists to Meet in Macomb Baptist Youth Fellowship members from the 11 Baptist churches of the Salem Association will hold a rally at the First Baptist Church in Macomb Sunday beginning at 2:30 p.m. Miss Connie Harden, association president, will preside during the meeting. Mrs. Robert L. Coates, a missionary from Thailand now home on furlough, will speak and show slides of the work she and her husband, Rev. Robert Coates, are doing. A number of the youth from the Roseville Baptist Church will attend. Sunday will be observed as Laymen's Sunday in the Baptist Church when several of the men will participate in the morning worship service. Roseville Briefs Mrs. John Albert visited her mother, Mrs. Hattie Hendrickson, Thursday at the Elms Nursing Home in Bushnell. Several Roseville volunteer firemen were among those who Roseville ANN LARSON Phone 426-2671 P. O. Box 397 went to the aid of Monmouth firemen on Monday night and Tuesday morning, when a reported arsonist set fire to three industries. Firemen from 15 communities answered the call for assistance. James Rochotte, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rochotte, and a senior at WIU, is doing his practice teaching at Galesburg High School in the field of industrial arts. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dykeman and their daughter Kathy, of St. Joseph, Mich., visited over the weekend with Dykeman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dykeman. Three Birthdays Are Celebrated GERLAW — A family dinner was held recently at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Goedeke in Galesburg to celebrate the birthdays of Orba Esters, Goedeke's and Danny Esters. Gifts were given each honoree and birthday cake was served at dessert time. Other guests were Mrs. Orba Esters, Mrs. Minnie McCartney, Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Esters and Julie, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Terpening and Sandra, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Esters and Larry, Mr. and Mrs. James Esters and James Ray, Mr. and Mrs. James Darrah, Sherri and Shelli. Gerlaw Briefs Mrs. Helen Louise Freeburg has returned to Denver, Colo. She was called here by the death of her father, Harry Martin. Janet and Ronnie Winbigler had a party Oct. 12 for the sophomore class of Warren School. Thirty-five classmates and chaperones attended. A wiener roast and hayrack ride were featured. AlWood Club Supports Scouts ALPHA - AlWood Woman's Club met Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Ophiem. Members voted $5 to the Junior Girl Scouts for the purchasing of a flag. A bake sale of Christmas foods was planned for Dec. 7. A sewing contest for the 15th District was announced. A Christmas party for Research Hospital in Galesburg was discussed. Program included International Farm Youth Exchange program by Arthur Holevolt, who talked and showed films. Hostesses were Mrs. Earl Peterson, Mrs. Walter A. Peterson, Mrs. Lloyd Briggs and Mrs. Eric Streed. Room at the student center at which time a film, "You Can Win Elections" will be shown. Thursday, 10 a.m.—Convocation: Political emphasis committee will be held in the auditorium. 6:45 p.m.—YW Association meeting. Friday, the Monmouth College freshmen will meet Knox freshmen at Knox in a football game. At 8 o'clock Friday evening a faculty party will be held at the Brewery Hill Cave. The ATO all-school open house will be held at 8 o'clock at the ATO house. An all-school movie, "The Fountainhead," will be shown Friday night at the auditorium. Saturday, Monmouth football and cross-country teams will meet Lawrence at Lawrence College. The all-Greek dance will be held Saturday evening in the dining room at the student center. Friday and Saturday the National Tomahawk convention will be held on the Monmouth College campus. Submits to Surgery OQUAWKA — Miss Shirley Kage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Walter Kage of Oquawka, underwent surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital at Fort Madison, Thursday. Her room number is 419. Miss Kage, an Oquawka resident, has been residing in Burlington the past several months, where she is employed. Mrs. Grace Brockway has returned to her home in Burlington, after a visit with her son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thomas. Vandalism To Two Autos Is Reported MONMOUTH — Two cases of vandalism have been reported, Roy Hartley, Warren County sheriff, said this morning. Leonard Powell of Kirkwood, who Is employed at the Ralph Wells South Third Street plant in Monmouth, discovered Thursday a foreign substance had been put in the engine of his car. Powell told Hartley he had stopped at a Kirkwood Service Station for gas and oil and the attendant called his attention to the sand and gravel on top of the tappet cover. Powell notified Hartley, who went to Kirkwood and found sand and gravel in the motor. Recently there had been trouble at the Wells plant, due to a union election. However, Hartley pointed out today the gravel was definitely not from the Wells lot but apparently matched that in Powell's drive at his home. Authorities are still investigating the incident. Ernest Joe Buster of 515 N. C St., reported to city police Friday that he left his car parked at a local service station Thursday at 7 p.m. and when he returned for it Friday at 1 a.m. the car failed to start. Buster found that someone had pulled all the wires off the distributor and wires also were also pulled from the rear-seat radio speaker. There was no estimate of damage in either incident. Marriage License MONMOUTH — Marriage licenses were issued Friday to Jimmy Carroll Cassiday of Smithshire and Juanita Louise Sabre of Monmouth, and to John Marion Presley of Monmouth and Diane Edna Utzinger of Cameron. Set Demo Meeting BIGGSVILLE - The Henderson County Women's Democratic Club will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Biggsville Legion Hall. A social hour will follow. AlWood Vnit Honors Are Announced WOODHULL- AlWood High School honor roll for the first 6-week grading period has been announced. The roll follows: Pietrd. Oeotge Sherttrd. C*»lyn Col*, im H«mmeMuiW,,B»rb LIN •on, Dave Lundahl, .Bid P«t««?n. Julte Rogers, TUM* Allison. Shgt on Dye. Karen Horine, B1U Plunkett, Sharon Vanell. .„ ^ _ Julie Wing, David Mayden. Diane Henrlkson, Orel . Miller, Diane Sullivan, Van Idekct, Tom Edmund, Kaybeth Nelson, Richard Swanson, Robert Thayer and Barb Ward. Juniors—Karen Bubon, Caroline Downs, Karen McLaughlin, Bonnie Peterson, Vickl Bowman, Duane Curry, Caroline Rice, Jerry Swanson, Jon Ryan, Pam Cowman, Mary Hoyle, Lorraine Langston, Dan Lundahl, Bill Rice, Judy Swanson. Rose Ann Barton, Diane Bubon, DonaVin Calmer, Russ Collingwood, Ron Engstrom, Bill Metzner, Rod Minder, Linda Sergeant. Carolin Swartout, Heal Bredberg, Kay Briggs, Larry Kling, Galen Lambert, Clayton Peterson, Mike Walsten and Dave Nelson. Sophomores—Marilyn Jones, Jean Olson, David Cole, Karen Frances, Sid Anderson, Jerelyn Johnson, Sherry Nelson, Linda Vancil, Muriel Barlow. Susan Bowman, Beth Browning, Susie Johnson, Linda Lucas, Dana Weiss, Linda Conrad, Robyn Hurstrom, Fran Olson and Mike Petro- vlch. Freshmen—Janet Peterson, Erla Youngren, Andrea Bubon, Steve Bubon, Robert Mentzer, David Bugos, David Bloomberg, Connie Engholm, Verna Hammerlund, Diane Peterson, Sally Weech, Mary Olson and Rhonda Randall. Wedding Is In Galesburg Maxine L. Hay of Macomb and Marlin Y. Miller of Galesburg were married Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Methodist Chapel in Galesburg. Rev. Joseph C. Hoffman officiated at the double ring ceremony. Marlise and Rhonda, young daughters of the bridegroom, were ring bearers. Mr. Miller is employed by Burlington Truck Lines. They will reside at 196 Day St. Birth Record TOULON-Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Porter of Toulon are the parents of a son born Oct. 17 at Kewanee Public Hospital. He is their third son and will be welcomed by Mark and Michael. The maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peitz- meir of Chillicothe. Original draft of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is owned by the State of New Yorfc NFO Eyes Estimate of '63 Soybeans An Inflated estimate of the 1963 soybean crop will cost farmers at least 1175 million, according to one market report* ing service. Francis L. York, president of the Farmers Market Service Inc. of Indianola, Iowa, reported to the Knox County chapter of the National Farmers Organization this week that the government's forecast of 727 million bushels is an overestimate. York said the actual crop will run under 700 million bushels, but the government forecast will depress soybean prices at least 25 cents per bushel. He pointed out that the government crop reporters rely on farmers 'eyeball" estimates. But York said, "My own trained and experienced crop reporters have personally covered the main soybean producing states, and in most areas report that unusual weather conditions cut the soybean yield below the 1962 level." Basing his ideas on last year's crop, York said this year's harvest will not fill the increasing demand for soybeans. Mrs. Leo Dykeman, secretary of the Knox County NFO Chapter, said York's service is owned and controlled by farm people, with its publications printed for their benefit. Saddle Club to Meet MONMOUTH - The October meeting of the Warren County Saddle Club, postponed from last week will be held Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock ia the Auxiliary rooms. Lloyd Killey, president of the club, urges that all members attend as there are several important matters to be discussed. Hosts for the evening will be Mrs. Sena Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Conway. Top TD Man ST. LOUIS (UPI) - John David Crow led the St. Louis football Cardinals in touchdowns last season with 17. He gained 751 yards rushing and 246 yards on pass receptions. Readers in the British Isles had a choice of 190 daily newspapers in 1910; by 1962, this total dropped to 124. 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