Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 17, 1973 · Page 24
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24j;.felg$burg Register-MoiI, Galesburg, Tuesdoy, July 17, 1973 i Monmouth City Council Okays $7.5 Million in Appropriations MONMOUTH — Members of tSe CSty Council Monday night approved a $7.5 -million appropriation ordinance for 1973-1974. This compares with a $6.8- million appropriation for 19721973. Mayor George Bersted said, "I would call your attention to the fact that we had to include proposed expenditures for increasing our water supply in this ordinance and that ac-|Department of Housing and Ur- couwts for about $1 million of the increase over last year." The ordinance allows for up to a $1.6 million capital outlay in the water department. This assures that the city will be prepared to finance its share of improvement and expansion of the city's water supply which is to be partially paid for with a grant from the United States ban Development (HUD) The council unanimously approved a standard grant agreement between the City of Monmouth and HUD which calls for HUD to provide $484,000 to be used, to improve the city's water supply. Bersted said that it now appears that city will not tap into the Galesburg water line due to excessive costs of acquiring more water that way. He said city engineers are working on pirns for a new well and stand- tower. A request for annexation of about 10 acres of property located near and owned by IIuskee-Bilt was approved. Huskee-Bilt Structures has also requested permission to erect a large sign on some'city MONMOUTH Correspondent Mrs. Lorraine Stauth FW News 112 S. 10th St. Phone 734-4721 For Missed Copies Before 6 P. M. Phone 734-4)21 Y Schedules Second Session Of Day Camp MONMOUTH — The Warren County YMCA has scheduled a second session of day camp for the week of Aug. 6-10. The caimip will be located at Lake Storey at Galesburg. Children will leave the Monmouth YMCA building by bus each day at 9 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. Highlights being planned include swiimimiing, boating, games, hikes, an overnight, parent's program, fishing derby and other activities. Attendance wiiM be limited to 55 children aged 7-13 andi everyone must register in advance. The cost for one week is $15. Registration blanks are now available at the YMCA. Jon Robinson, program director at the YMCA, said today, "Our first summer camping session was so successful we decided to hold a second one." MONMOUTH Community Memorial Hospital Commission Hires Two Men To Fill Police Positions MONMOUTH - The Mon- • mouth Board of Police and Fire Commissioners announced today that two new men have been hired for the Monmouth Police Department. They are Vernon Leon Brammer, 23, 1135 E. Fifth Ave., and Theodore A. Jefferson, 24, 50 Lincoln Homes. The men have passed their examinations, personal interviews and physicals. They will be on probation for one year and during that time they must attend a 6-weeks course in basic law enforcement. The men were hired to fill vacancies created by recent resignations. Show Goes On In 1909, when William Howard Taift was sworn in as President of the United States, 6,000 workmen labored 12 hours to clear the snow. Soldiers and laborers worked aill night to clean streets after a snowstorm struck on the eve of President Kennedy's inauguration. Protest Walk Former Irish racer John Kelly "hot foots" his way through Death Valley on his way to a record-shattering time of 34 hours. Kelly, a park maintenance man from Santa Monica, made the 120-mile walk through the lowest spot in the continental United States as a protest to English involvement in Northern Ireland. Temperatures reached the 120-degree mark during the walk, which cut 28 hours off the prior record, held by an Australian. UNIFAX property at the northeast corner of U.S. 34 bypass and North Sixth Street Road. Bufford Hottie, city counsel, was asked to prepare a lease authorizing the firm to erect the sign. The lease is to stipulate that the city reserves the right to request removal of the sign upon 60 days' notice. Jamieson Community Center has notified the city that it no longer wishes to pay the cost of utilities at Rosenbalm Center which is located in South Park. Bersted said he had investigated and found that Rosenbalm Center was currently being used by a scout troop one night a week and that the building was in very poor condition. It was his suggestion that the center be left without utilities and possibly razed sometime in the future. During committee reports, AJd. E. J. Chamberland said a recently repaired electric motor for the waiter well on West Harlem Avenue is now being installed. The motor was sent to the General Electric plant in California for rebuilding in February. The pump has also been repaired and the pump and motor are now being 4ow- ered into the well which should be in operation this week. Physician, Clinic Named in Action CHICAGO (UPI) — A $1 million damage suit has been filed in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of a Gary, Ind., family whose 20 -year-old daughter died from complications of an abortion. Attorney Daniel Karlin Monday filed the suit against Dr. T. M. R. • Howard and the Friendship Clinic in Chicago. It charged negligence in the abortion and in the post-operative treatment of Julia Rogers. Miss Rogers died April 28 In Tabernacle Hospital. Kariin said Howard failed to hospitalize Miss Rogers until three days after the operation and after,she had already contacted an infection First Prize Mrs. Lorna Lund, Hialeah, Fla., gets a kiss from her husband Donald as she holds a giant version of the $50,000 check she won as first prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery. The win may have set some sort of distance record since the couple live farther from Masachusetts 4han any other $50,000 winners. Mrs. Lund was in Boston to claim her winnings on one of the four season tickets she bought while visiting. Her ticket number was drawn in the weekly drawing July 5. The couple is vacationing in New England. UNIFAX Robber's Holdup Note Looked Familiar MINEOLA, N.Y. (UPI) The holdup note demanding $1,000 from a branch of the First National City Bank looked familiar. In fact, police found the same note had been used to rob the same bank of the same amount three years ago. They arrested Harold Lee Leftowich. Leftowich had been charged in 1970 with committing five bank robberies in the past few years—each time taking $1,000 and handing a teller a note that used virtually the same language. Nassau County police found he had pleaded guilty to one of the holdups, and had been sentenced to a 7 -year federal prison term. Leftowich spent the first three years of: his sentence at the Lewisburg, Pa., federal jail, but was transferred recently to the Manhattan House of Detention so he could go on a work release program. Under that program, he was able to work Women's Class Sets Picnic Admissions Sunday: Anthony Stotler, William Lee Jr., David Brill, Monmouth. Dismissals Sunday: Ralph Simonson, Little York; Mrs. Nancy Barron, Mrs. Jack Eennett, Michael Hall, Lawrence Killey, Mrs. Flora Olson, John Fry, Monmouth; Mrs. Virgil Todd, Kirkwood; Arthur Hardin, Keithsburg. Ancient Corn Though corn did not spread throughout Europe until. the 16th Century, it had long been the principal food crop of the Mayas, Aztecs, Inoas and other Indian tribes. Corn pollen taken from drill cores 200 feet below Mexico City was about 60,000 years old. ROSEVILLE — Members of the Anti-Can't Class of the Roseville United Methodist Church are planning a picnic at the Roseville park, July 24, and will meet there at noon. The Roseville women's softball team won its game with Lenox, here, Saturday night, 19-16. The Monmouth women's team will come to Roseville Thursday night for that game. The Roseville team will practice Tuesday night. The Pee Wee Cubs will meet the Cards Tuesday night at the park. In the Little League game at 8 p.m., it will be the Dodgers vs. the Indians. Mrs. Lois Fackler returned to her home in Lackland, Fla., Roseville MRS. IRA LAND Correspondent Roseville P. O. Box 145 Phone 426-2642 after visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Rodgers of Roseville. 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