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1,4. Qalfesbura Ieaister»Mail, Galesbura, MdMaVt. J u ly 23, J 973, uorrespuiiucni Mrs. Lorraine Sttuth For Newt 412 S. 10th St. Phone M4-4721 For Missed Copies Before * P. M« Phone 734-4J21 Fry Annual Tour, Steak Set Saturday *, MONMOUTH — The annual ' Tri-County Livestock Feeders tour and steak fry is scheduled for Saturday at 3 p.m. The program for the afternoon and evening is: First stop, 3 p.m. — The automated feedlot and pond used for water supply at the Bob : Francis farm two miles east of v the Texaco service station in ' Kirkwood, or \Vi miles east of U.S. 34, %-mile south and %mile west. Second stop, 4 p.m. — Commission representatives will make comments on confinement : cattle feeding on slotted floors at the Paul Bulton farm which is located 3^ miles west of \ Kirkwood on U.S. 34. i Third stop, 5 p.m. — A "type demonstration" on beef cattle at • the Weir Angus farm three miles west of Biggsville on U.S. - 34 and Vz mile south. • Fourth stop, 6 p.m. — Cattle on pasture and a large display of forage handling equipment at ' the Don Zurmehlen farm V\ mile south of Gladstone on 111. 164. Fifth stop, 7 p.m. — A slide presentation of Ed Smith's purebred Chester White swine farm using confinement and pasture systems and a rib-eye steak barbecue at Delabar State Park one mile north of Oquawka on the river. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $3.50 from the extension office in Stronghurst or from Bill GuHberg, Hugh Yaley, Gene Fassett, Charles McChesney and Ray Musser. Farmers are invited to bring | nonfarm guests. Hospital Notes Admissions Friday: Miss James Waller, Cfeo Decker* Miss Bonita Calhoun, Lawrence Killey, Mrs. Donald Cook, Raymond Miller, Miss Candy Hager, Gene Wade, Leroy Lantz, Monmouth; Gteo Hill, Mrs. Russell Anderson, Alexis. Dismissals Friday: Mrs. Hazel Barnes, Oquawka; Miss Cynthia Hume, Mrs. Eva Cteland, Mrs. Pearl Wood, Monmouth. Admissions Saturday: Fern Hudson, Carmen; Mrs. Meredith Parker, Oquawka; Emmett Birditt, Miss Marjorie Gardner, Mrs. Victor Legner, Monmouth. Dismissals Saturday: Mrs. Gerald Stokes, Claire Brown, Edward Brook, Richard Cook, Bradley Munson, Mrs. Constance Bartlett, Raymond Miller, Monmouth; Miss Rebecca Icenogle, Geriaw; Mrs. Donald Cook, Stronghurst. Another Police Officer Hired By Commission Fourteen-year-old Mark Hanson, Vermillion, S. D., is trampled by a bull after he fell from the animal during bull-riding competition in the "Little Britches" Midwestern Championship Rodeo held in Sioux City, Iowa. Mark MONMOUTH - Ronald Winbigler, 25, 402 W. Broadway, has been employed by the Monmouth Police Department by the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners. Wilbigler began his duties as a police officer Friday night, according to Chief Harold Tinder. Vernon Leon Brammsr, 23, WASHINGTON (UPI) 1135 E. Fifth Ave., and The> Les Aspin, D-Wis., Sunday dore A. Jefferson, 24, 50 Lincoln called for an investigation into " - 1 — joined the force " a suspicious" cost overrun for construction of a Safeguard Trampled by Bull was thrown from the bull into the deep mud. He was unconscious while being taken to the local hospital for treatment, but no serious injuries were reported. UNIFAX Legislator Calls for ABM Cost Overrun Investigation Jamieson Center Circulates First Newsletter MONMOUTH—Jamieson Community Center published its first newsletter to citizens in the community last week. Rev. David Preininger, executive director at the center, said he would like to see the newsletter become a regular feature. "But I would like to have it become more than just an announcement sheet for Jamieson Center," he said. "I would like for it to become the voice of the community." The letter sent contained a plea for help including volunteer staff workers and articles, letters and notices of activities that could be included in the next newsletter. K of C Meeting MONMOUTH - Catfish will be served tonight at 6:30 p.m. aj; the regular monthly stag meeting of the Monmouth Knights of Columbus at the Council building. Homes, also earlier in the week The new officers will be on probation for one year and.dur­ ing that time period they are required to attend a 6-weeks course in basic law enforcement. Chief Tinder said the force is •still short one officer but that another examination will have tD ba held before the vacancy can be filled as the list of eligible candidates has been exhausted Canada has two official languages, English and French. Board Approves Street Job Pact JOY — The Joy Village Board of Trustees, at a meeting earlier this month, awarded a contract to W. L. Miller, Elvaston, for priming, sealing, oiling and chipping village streets. The firm bid $11,029. Motor fuel tax funds will provide $10,000 for the street work, and the, remainder will be taken frcm , revenue sharing funds, trustees decided. The board voted to renew for another year a contract with the Mercer County dog pound to pick up stray dogs at a cost of S307 for the year ending July 1, 1974. Members were told that wheel tax stickers are now on sale. Deadline for their display is Sept. 1. The group voted to be listed in a advertisement in a Springfield newspaper supporting a ncrth-south freeway east of Aledo. everybody's putting us on Everywhere . . . temporary tattoos . , . $3,00 per package open tonight until nine Ahtiballistic Missile (ABM) site The comment by the persistent Pentagon critic came after the Defense Department made available figures Sunday showing the single ABM site now under construction in Grand Forks, N.D., will cost $1.3 billion more than the 1969 estimate for a two-site ABM program. Increase Was More Aspin contended that the cost increase was even higher. He said by adding Army figures not included in the Pentagon estimate the total overrun appeared to be $1.5 billion. "Some of the $1.5 billion in cost increases are probably legitimate and unavoidable "because they were caused by either restrictions imposed by the SALT (Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty) ... or specific orders from Congress," Aspin said. "But much of the increase is probably the result of Army mismanagement." The Army operates the ABM program. GAO Probe "In view of my suspicions concerning the extent of cost overruns, I am asking the GAO (Government Accounting Office) to investigate the cost increases on the Safeguard contract," Aspin said. By the time last year's SALT agreement limited Safeguard to a single site guarding a missile field in Grand Forks, and a second site at Washington— never approved by Congress- cost estimates for a two-site program were almost 100 per cent above the original. Rep. I In 1969,,a two-site program at,cited Grand Forks and Malmstrom Air Force Base,. Mont., was estimated to cost $4,185 billion. By the time of the SALT agreement, the Pentagon said Sunday, the estimate for finishing these two sites was $6.17 billion. Cost $8 Billion Should Congress approve construction of an ABM site guarding Washington, the Pen tagon said, the cost of completing Grand Forks and constructing the Washington site would be about $8 billion. A spokesman said the cost of completing the Grand Forks site alone is now estimated at $5.47 billion. Aspin, however, cat monday & friday 10-9 weekdays & Saturday 10-5 71 ##, ftminary, galesburg phone 342-2212 Monmouth Park Reunion Scene LITTLE YORK — Persons attending the Mills reunion at Monmouth Park July 15 included Mrs. Yvonne Duckworth, Laramie, Wyo.; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Green, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mills and Mrs. Madge Mills, all of Galesburg; Mrs. Lulu West and Bob, Oneida; Marion Ward, Altona; Mr. and Mrs. Max Johnson and Sherry, Decatur, and Glen Duckworth, Mokena. Athers attending were Mr. and Mrs. Don Dueger, Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Armstrong and Brian, and Mrs. Fern McKelvie, all of Monmouth; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Reynolds and Julie, Little York; Mr. and Mrs. Arch McKelvie and Christie, Milan; Mrs. Opal Armstrong, Mrs. Eileen Hanson and Alice, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hanson and Jennifer, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Armstrong and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Arm- Church Board Plans Dinner To Honor Two MAQUON Rev. and Mrs. Carroll Ochiner, who recently returned from a vacation trip to Alaska, will be guests of honor at a potluck Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. Plans for the dinner were made at the Maquon United Methodist Church administrative board's meeting July 16. The board accepted an offer by the United Methodist Women to buy floor covering for the church vestibule. Elected to board offices were Charles Underwood, president; Myron Mason, vice president; Kenneth Emkins, secretary, and Russell Bybee, treasurer. A committee planning the an nual Maquon homecoming met July 16. Army figures there would be,an additional $159 million increase in development and construction at Grand Forks after 1975,* plus $49.7 million 'resulting from termination of work at Malmstrom as required by the SALT agreement. He said these additional amounts gave him the $1.5 billion increase figure. By DICK WEST WASHINGTON (tlPi) - The move In Congress to cut off flight pay for high-ranking officers assigned to desk jobs is a serious mistake. Anyone who knows anything at all about modern military strategy will tell you that desk power is America's first line of defense. , The Lighter Side As a deterrent, it has no equal. As long as we have desk superiority, no enemy will dare attack us. The United States presently has the biggest and best desk force in the world. But in recent years the Soviet Union has been gaining ground rapidly. Latest intelligence reports indicate the Soviets now have a as many as 10,000 desks with sophisticated multi-button telephones capable of putting as many as five callers on "hold" simultaneously. When their new dual-tray in- baskets become operational, doubling the capacity of interoffice memos, their desk corps will virtually be a match for) our own. It is true that negotiations are under way on a Soviet: American agreement that would freeze the military desk strength of both countries at present levels. Known by the code word SOFT (Strategic Office Furniture Treaty),:these talks.hold promise of halting the East- West paperwork buildup. But if the Soviets were showing suddenly to close the gap, America's bargaining position would be weakened and Henry Kissinger would be hard pressed to win any concessions from' the Kremlin as to limitations on paperclips, paperweights, - dictaphones and intercoms. Moreover, nothing in the SOFT agreement would prevent the Soviets from converting part of their desk, production to Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker Rickenbacker Dies Of Heart Attack I MIAMI (UPI) -.Eastern Air I Lines officials said they received word that aviation pioneer Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker had died in a hospital at Z u r i c b, Switzerland, - early today. Rickenbacker was 82 years old and an officer with Eastern. An Eastern spokesman said Rickenbacker died of a heart attack at the Neununster Hospital in Zurich early today. | He said the aviation pioneer and his wife had been in Zurich since July 11." Rickenbacker was hospitalized in Miami nearly a month this spring, but doctors said he had improved so much he was allowed to go home and later to make the trip to Zurich. . An Eastern spokesman said services for Rickenbacker would be held in Columbus, Ohio, but no specific arrange-, ments had yet been made. $ conference tables. Although too large for many offices, conference tables nevertheless could he used in emergencies to give the' Soviets' the edge, in over-all swivel chajaj capability. ; ' r Clearly, it would be, folly to weaken the U.S. desk force at this time. Yet that would surely be the result of cutting off flight pay for high-ranking officers manning the desks/ Rather than lose their Stipends, generals and admirals would start pulling strings to get transferred to assignments that require them to spend some time in the air/ Furthermore, there would be large scale avoidance of. desk jobs, making it difficult, to* get qualified personnel to fill the vacancies; '" Car of the Year: lime of the Year: Visit your Ford Dealer's "Last Chance" Sale. It's the right time to check all the extras that aren't extra in a Ford. They're standard. Things like 351-cu. in. V-8 power, Cruise-O-Matic transmission, power front disc brakes, power steering. Plus Ford's famous quiet ride. So visit your Ford Dealer. And while you're there, check the Thunderbirds, Torinos, Mavericks, Mustangs and Pintos he has in stock. Remember, your Ford Dealer's prices have been frozen. That means they can't be raised. But that doesn't mean they can't be lowered! Power steering, the. convenience feature that's in all big Fords, itandvd. SdectShift Cruise- O-Matic transmission! standard. Mareia Bailey gave the major lesson on party foods when Maquon Homemakers Extension Unit members met July 10 at Maquon United Methodist Church. Mrs. Mary McCraw, Silver Springs, Md., has returned home after visiting at the home of Mrs. Donald Swearingen. Recent guests at the home of Mrs. Haskel Sulteen were Mrs. Gladys Snyder, Mrs. Mary Maze, Pam and Billie, Muncie, Ind. Extension Group Meets at Oneida ONEIDA - Mrs. Gary Peterson and Mrs. Kenneth Peterson gave a demonstration on the preparation of party foods at the second meeting of Young Plus One Home Extension group. A total of 21 persons attended the meeting, which was hosted by Mrs. Gary Peterson. Next Energy-Absorbing Bumper System, standard. 351-CII. in. 3V V-8 engine, standard. Ford's famous Front Room, full-length door armrest, plusb color-keyed carpeting, standard. Protective inner fenders that help fight rust and corrosion, standard. Power front disc brake* for safe, sure stops, standard. FORD strong and Jim, all of Cameron,{meeting will be Sept. 19 at the! and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ben- 1 home of Mrs. Pam Truelove, I son and Danny, Wataga. I Victoria. ! The closer you look, the better we 1< Smart Time to see your Ford Dealer FORD DIVISION

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