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A ws nty Make Rec By NORMA CUNNINGHAM (Staff Writer) A majority of Knox County residents are willi&B to some effort to recycle wiste materials, according to a comprehensive waste* management plan completed under the direction of Diiane M. Moore, associate professor of geology at Knox College. The study predicts that resale of paper, glass, aluminum and mixed non-ferrous metals should yield $535,000 a year, while expense for col* letting, separating and marketing of refuse would be $360,000 a year. The initial investment to get the plan rolling would be $987,000, the study says. ^— A survey conducted by Moore's students show that 71.3 per cent of persons inter* viewed would be willing to separate their refuse prior to collection, and 63 per cent of those surveyed would be in favor of an ordinance requiring separation. Most persons surveyed were in favor of the plan because they felt it could be helpful in solving the environmental problem. THE PLAN proposes that householders separate refuse into three categories — paper, glass and metal, and garbage. Paper and garbage would be picked up by a collector once a week, glass and metal once a month. The program would produce 15,900 tons of paper, M00 tons of glass* 680 tons of aluminum and 131 tons of mixed, nonferrous metals, according to the study* tt is suggested that the difference between the income produced by the program and the expense be used to amortize the initial outlay. The study proposes a site of 300 acres near the intersection of 1*74 and 111. 97, since it would be close to the population center and served by highways and railroad. ON THE SITE wbuld be a processing plant, a storage area, and an area on which to spread compost and sanitary landfill. The study claims that if the area were properly fenced and landscaped, it would bring no more tion than any industrial activity. . Pointing out that an education program $rouid be need* ed to make the plan work, the study proposes that communities and individuals should be served by a county service, Large containers would be placed outside the population centers of Galesburg, Knoxville and Ab* ingdon so rural residents could place refuse in them. The study suggests that each fifth Friday on the calendar could be declared a "free day," and individuals could haul la>ge bulky items such as branches, brush, junk autos and discarded appliances and furniture to the landfill site. .. 4 . A metal building of ISO by 60 feet would be on the site. The first step in the operation would be the separation of palter, would be the major contributor to a landfill — more than 50 per cent. The study also points out that paper Would be the major source of income a possible $142,560 a year. THE STUDY proposes that h- organic garbage could be composted, cutting down on the material to be buried, Compost could be'u&d as fer* tilizer, and the life of the landfill would also be lengthened* \ Metal items such as tin cans, metal appliances and junk autos could be stored, the study contends, for a fu­ ture market when scarcity of metals and freight rates a need for recycled metal, It is proposed that a portable shredder could come to the county periodically to reduce such items to small + V t shewefs ftorth, tome thUAdMIUMM iguth; Jgm geftett W .*™»> d ><w likely soUtti; um 1ft ffte flto Jrt»m SW north to vpptt W» smith. sunny ahd tmit Tuesday ^WHH td€ JUL WfAfttttfi hifhs T7'85 ftorth ahd 1ft the «Oi ttfttpeMtee, % mofftlftfs south. low. 85. Sk£Cloudy, Wlfld «oUth at 16WA: BitiftdiMtttfiM . mmLB£$& ^SflSw rc*rtw&-« easier storage. Initial cost to put the re* cycling plan into operation, according to the study, would ,000 — $300,000 lor a rait and a mtie cow** tfy« itite Tuesday; highs mid 7W north to lower rai louth. WESTERN ILLINOIS A WtlMM showers of. thunderstorms tonight. Partly Cloudy and MM hwrild Tuesday; high in the mid ios. I EitTii«>ii >VontcAi , f .ILLINOIS: Fair Wedneaday thrwih Friday, wittt «^Jggl Wednesday followed by1 warming trend beginning Thursday night. MfitAfttttf ttimmb-fM-tow • | • •... BUfUnfton-M HI* 0 .2 Peorla-12 .5 fall »1 Havana-M fill. o.t Bearditown--W| fall «.i St. Charlea—«.» fall o.s attMUMMttfinttlil development of the site, $10,000, site maintenance, $547,500 lor $210,004 f6r latter and $95,242 for transportation. Recurring expense for* keep* lng the operation going would r 1 1. _t (Continued on page 3) Lawmaker A Knox County Board mem* ber today objected to the Knox County Fair's practice of distributing complimentary tickets to board members* James H. Nelson, D-3rd, said he is returning two guest tickets he received. He contended that (Certain improprieties may have taken place in dispensing the tickets. "Since the county board ofi which I tarn a member appropriates funds for the Knox County Pair Assn., I believe it is questionable whether myself, or any elected official 4 Dallas Laws Bail Bond should ects > Free Fair t i ' receive gratuities in any form, no matter what the amount. The taxpayers have been victimized on the national, state and local level long enough. It's time at the local level to start cleaning up," Nelson said in a prepared statement. RICHARD M. BURGLAND, R-lst, board chairman, said today board members have been given the complimentary tickets for years. "He (Nelson) is certainly entitled to his opinion. However, I don't feel that receiving two tickets would compromise me or affect how I would vote on an issue," Burgland said. Wendell Farris, Knox County Fair secretary, confirmed it has been a practice many years to send the tickets to board members. send the "Certainly we ard members tickets. V/e want them to come and review the operation, criticize and offer suggestions. I don't know a better way to get that accomplished, do you?" Farris said the fair board is under the county board's jurisdiction to a certain degree. He said the county provided the ground on which the fair operates, and the property would revert to the county in the event the fair should ever cease to exist. THE COUNTY board each year allocates $400 to the fair .association and grants a beer- only permit for the run of the fair. The issuance of such permits to fairs and agricultural expositions is provided given to the fair is oni!y "a nominal amount" in the total "It's operation of the fair. but have just a token, out we never asked for an increase because we knew the county probably couldn't afford to increase the allocation," he said. Farris said, in his opinion, for in state statutes. Farris said that the |400 Set at $20,000 Bond for accused murderer Dallas Laws, 28, was set at $10,000 on each of two counts this morning in Knox County Circuit Court. Laws was given copies of the charges of escape and aggravated battery lodged against him as a result of his Nov. 13, 1971 Alight from the Knox County Jail. Knox County State's Atty. Donald C. Wooftsey told Laws hat should he come up with brad on the two charges, he wouW immediately be brought back into court where hail would be discussed on the. murder charge pending against him. No bail was ever set on the murder charge which was filed against him March 10, 1971. giving two complimentary tickets does not compromise any board member. "It is customary practice by every county fair in the state where the fair is any way connected to the county," he said. r w • Hearings Are Set In Knox County Strip Mine Suits Donald J. Deets, 48, of ,478 N. Pleasant Ave., died Sunday at 12:45 am. at Cottage Hospital. Ill since March, he .had been hospitalised intermittently. He was born Jan.. 10,1927, at Seattle, Wash. Mri Deets was* real estate broker in Galesburg, and owned Deets1te^(t^.''«rt Western Estates Development Co. He was a past president of the Galesburg Board of Realtors and the Multiple Listing Ser- JACKSONVILLE," jlll. (UPI) vice. He also was a member of -Morgan County Sheriff's po- the Galesburg Chamber of Com- lice today continued their merce, * was chairman Of the search for two men who broke Henderson Street Business out of the Cass County jail Fri- Assn., and was a member of day night. , First United Presbyterian V 7 Three prisoners fled from the Church, jail Friday night after threaten- Mr « Deets served in the Navy ing the only guard on duty with during World War II. He was a home made knife. The third graduated from Galesburg High man involved in the escape, Scho(il attended Monmouth Oiarles^Ford, 18, Chicago, sur- c „ where h was a mem . rendered Saturday morning af- ^ e . ' A1 • - rx~^~ ter walking the 16 miles from ber of A1 P ha Tau 0me 6 a fra " Virginia to Jacksonville. ternity. v wu tu . Surviving are his mother, The other two fugitives, Mrs . Helen Dee t S ; two sons, Joe Charles D. Costa, 24, Boston, ^ Jeff and two daughters, Mass., and Julius Brewer, 33, Colorado Springs; Colo., remain- Hearings have been set in two ^St^S^ Cal *mel cases involving the county and *riaay mgnt jau oreaK was me the American Smelting and Re- third for Costa and BiwerJ |ji • ^ • Midland Coal Co. who were transferred to the I J- II C >JJ1/1I1JJ1I12 £S9 fining Co. A hearing has been set for Cass County Jail at Virginia af- T # j Thursday at 10 a.m. in the suit ter escaping from the Brown IllVeStlffcllPXl filed by, the mining company County Jail in Mount Sterling ™ TMT rApSnrr ^ m nm\ against Knox County; its zoning twice. MOUNT CARMEL, HI. (UPI) — Authorities Monday mvesti- Morgan County authorities Donald J. Deets . . . funeral Wednesday Barbara and Debra, all of Galesburg. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Hinchliff-Pearson- West Chapel where visitation ard of appeals; Robert Masterson, weekend firebombings zoning administrator; n „ n „ „ . . 11 AC(rtOM 0 — o- and Donald C Woolsey; state's ***** car used in ™* esca ?p that followed several instances „.i mu u —.11 ^ *u«. abandoned near Jacksonville of van^iiah since July 4. attorney r The suit contends that . . , , u , reclamation standards set by andA Punched a, search for the county violate the coal com- 5**** ? n fJ BAr€Wer - Authorities pany's constitutional rights. , M rt , , 4 A1 _ . , f .^ , , A ^ A A hearing has been set for sonville Sunday but the pair | high school and $500 damage to the samfe day and hour in Knox continued to elude police. County's suit against the mining Firebombs during the week- beiliwe^ end caused $200 damage to the a vacant house. Another fire- firm and the State Department i Ji^l T?i+gmA of Mines and Minerals. The suit 1001011 r 1 et5U asks a judicial review of the IJ X7 . Kirlnan ^c state permit aUowing the firm "J ^viuildpcia to mine land in Copley and J n A t*cr^nf-insi Victoria townships during the 111 -^Fgenuna Laws was aiwatting trial on the homicide charge at the time of his escape. He had been changed with the March 3, 1971, murder of Mrs. Elizabeth McKiimey, a Galesburg waitress. 'Yes, Sir' Laws' only response when he appeared in court today was do answer, "Yes, sir," when Judge Gale Mathers asked if he was without funds. Mathers then appointed John Blake as public defender for Laws on the charges of escape and aggravated battery. Wililiam Heiming was appointed public defender for Laws on the murder charge June 29, 1971, and he wiil continue in that capacity when Laws is tried on that charge. Helming is reportedly on vacation for two weeks, and Woolsey said he would notify John Beiers, special prosecutor of that fact. Beiers, who is a member of the model state's attorney project which is funded through the Illinois Law Enforcement CftnrcmiiS^^ will hanjle the prosecution of the murder change since Woolsey may appear as a witness during the course of the trial. The state's attorney said a list of 65 witnesses has been furnished to the office of the defense prosecutor, Woolsey refused to speculate on when the case might come to triad or •the length of the trial, saying that all aispects of the prosecution would be up to Beiers' office. Back to Jail Laws was returned to Knox Delta Queen Triumphs coming year. BUENOS bomb was thrown into the front seat of an unoccupied state patrol car causing an estimated $400 damage. Arson was suspected in two other blazes—one causing $300 will be Tuesday evening. Burial wilt be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. i Three Teen-agers Drown in River 4 In Thunderstorm I J L 1 CHICAGO (UPI) - Three teen-age youths drowned early Monday after their 8-foot fiberglass dinghy capsized in the Chicago River during a thunderstorm. ,, \ The victims were identified by parents and friends at Cook County morgue hours after fire department scuba divers recovered their *ies. J • They were Joseph White, Richard Briewer and Frank Sagadin Jr., all 19 - year-old Chicago residents. Witnesses said the men disappeared as they swam for the south bank of the river near Cincinnati's Delta Queen nosed out Peoria's Julia Belle Swain by a mere 40 feet during a race yesterday on the Illinois River at Peoria. The race, which took half an hour, was followed at water level by hundreds of pleasure boats while on shore thousands watched their hometown favorite go down in defeat. It was the first steamboat race on the river in 51 years. UNIFAX (UPI) Ghbrii AIRES, Argentina JS M ^T O S I elevator and La **** street brid « e British businessman dan,age 10 a gram elevator ana I today, an official of Roberts Finance Company, Lackwood's •i Street Improvement Starts September End Expected A TXJrimZd another wiikh hit on Moot tall Will T «-T imtarces of vandal- SerVe Watergate fa™ cnM cairs were driven over COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) ™™' saM1, greens ait the city's new golf Watergate will be on the menu his course, ruining three of the at the restaurant-lounge open- kidnapers had asked a record greens; a half-dozen fire hy- ing this fall at the Court House ST. LOUIS (UPI)-^Presidents $6 million for the financier's drants ware ihialiciously opened Square in Boston's downtown of the Illinois tod Missouri return but there was no official and some 30 to 40 tombstones [area. • T 1 Farm Heads Urge Beef Freeze End . Unofficial report «ald Farm Bureaus called today for announcement that amount had W ere overturned at a cemetery. President Nixon to remove the * ,esn Other items include F. Lee i beef immedi- By ANDREA FERRETTI (Staff Writer) Galesburg's massive street improvement program is under way and all target-streets listed earlier this month, plus a few more, should be upgraded by September, James Morrow, di rector of public works, said today. Bids on some $300,000 worth of street work, to be financed with revenue sharing funds and state motor fuel tax dollars, will be let Aug. 13. This had not been done sooner because the state just approved the motor fuel tax portion last week, Morrow explained. "If we're lucky they'll get done this year," he commented. Streets scheduled for repairs soley with state motor fuel tax funds were selected last fall and received state approval individually at various times earlier this year. Bids have already been let on these. Work has been started on all of these except Seldon and Kellogg streets because of hospital work in the area. Lone Bidder Street County Inom the Peoria County) All bids awarded to date have Jail only a short time before gone to Gunther Construction he appeared in court and left Co. City Manager Thomas Herr- the courthouse j n the custody ing today said Gunther this year ot two deputies to be returned was the only company to sub- to Pwria Oaimty within mo- mit bids on street work. In ments of his court appearance, [years past other companies also Jfc was lodged in the Peoria have bid on street projects, he he was brought (added. The city also has started work on oil base streets which have curb and gutter. Most of This too is financed primarily with motor fuel tax funds. At this point, oil base street work has begun on the east side of Galesburg but construction crews have been held up because of rain, Herring said. ' Streets Lilted • * Oil base streets scheduled for repairs include: South Henderson Street from the south city limits to Sixth Street; Sixth Street; Accommodation Street; Louisville Road from Fourth halfway to Henderson Street; half a block of West Prospect Street, west of South Academy Street; Third Street between South Henderson Street and Avenue A; First Street between South Henderson Street and Abingdon Street; West Knox Sfreet between South Henderson Street and liberty Street. Cross Street; East Berrien Street between South Cherry Street and South Kellogg Street; Gravel Road; East Davis Street; South Cherry Street from East Davis Street to Fifth Street; Chambers Street from East Davis Street to Sixth Street; Day Street from East Davis Street to Fourth Street; Fifth Street from Chambers Street to Day Street and from Lombard Street to South Faroham* tion of East South Street; half ately. Jomge Kidd, personnel manag-|$500 of ths The city recently offered a (Bailey and a Legal Aid Clinic, reward for information Chef Bill said leading to the conviction of per- Watergate Mazey will be said a a grilled price ceiling er of this company Lockwood, 63, was freed sons responsible for the van- bacon, lettuce and cheddar club Harold B, Steele, Illinois "somewhere in Buenos Aires.' 1 dolian. sandwich. •esident, rec- ((T w „, „ tU _ B _ la » The outbreak followed a city of Washington Street; Illinois Avenue from East South Street Farm Bureau presiaeni, rec- (([ don , t kmw where {ye fa „ ine ouroreaK IOIIOWW a city He described the F. Lee to Main Street; Sheldon Street; cranended lifting the ceiling Kidd told newsmen "I also 09 ^ &t P 0 *** *?' Bailey as an open-faced prime Mulberry Street from Famham « to get it dl wcr with ^ once » don » t ^ ^ was ^ groups of youths who were con- rib and the ^ Aid ^ Street to Illinois Avenue, J fM Uw gregating on Market Street at a beefburger. night, after fighte had broken Dietrich Avenue; South West North Fleasant Avenue; Street from Kings Canyon Boulevard to Bandy Avenue; Water Street from Columbus Avenue to North Pleasant Avenue; Marston Avenue from West North Street to Grove Street; West Losey Street from the west city limits to Ruby Street; Ruby Street; West Fremont Street from the west city to Hawkinson limits halfway Frank Street from South Famham lufth Street from (Cwrti/iued on page 3) no euro ana gutter, these streets will be reseaietf. Street to the south city limits; Chamberlain Street; McMasters Avenue; Whiting Avenue; the northern half of Wisconsin Avenue; East Knox Street from Wisconsin Avenue to Michigan Avenue; about tour blocks of the most eastern sec- Avenue ; Sweetbriar Pfcce to Hawkinson Avenue. Benard Street; Harvey Street; Union Street; Fair Acres Drive; Scotch Elm Lane; the north Section of-Clark Street; West Sanborn Street from Academy Street to West Street; Broad Street from Park Lane Drive to Carl Sandburg Drive; Lincoln Park Drive; Carl Sandburg Drive from Lincoln Park Drive to Broad Street. Walsh Avenue; Morton Avenue; the north two blocks of Beecher Avenue; Yates Street from Rock Island Avenue to Moshier Avenue; Williams Street; part of Soangetaha Road and Seminole Drive; East Grove Street from Whitesboro Street to Farnham Street; East Fremont Street from the eastern city limits almost to Highway 74; Klein Avenue. and encourage production and tor his freedom." allow beef prices to react to Lockwood, abducted near his Jg»Jj^ 'fff^T^i " c ¥ J he Court House Square will the market. home in tne smart Buenos zens complained. me longer the lid is clamped ^w* 1 ^., °L ^SSS^i ? e J**" T J" i . xt. last June 6 > 1S the director of r^i^ j^ve j^g m special dep- ^ oSw i„ on meat prices, the more criti- ^veral important companies in KandPoUce to Si in u£ 7* nly attorne y s » cal the situation will become, Argentina. t^tnr* a complex of lawyers' ~ . . w . ^^^w on/ i offiqes. The restaurant will P _ e l^_ n ^ to the luncheon\prbwd, but will and the longer it will take to get out of a meat shortage | MortOU Collision situation," C R. Johnston._ Missouri Farm Bureau presi- IH UlS £ MBVSOTIS dent said. Johnston predicted consumers marked cars at night. feature a gourment m^nu in the evenings. could expect beef prices jump when the ceiling is lifted on Sept. 12 but that they would drop as more beef reaches the market. r He cited a "worldwide food shortage," and predated shortages sooq on fruits and vegetables as well as meat. "Let's get the government out of agriculture and let the market system work," Johnston urged. Both men blamed the government for over-reacting to consumer anger and boycotts as the reason tor the current scarcity of meat. "With controls in effect farmers were unwilling to take the risk that they might be producing more crops and livestock only to lose more money" Steele said. to MORTON, HI. (UPI) ^ Two SPRINGFIELD (UPI) Authorities Probe Driver Dies If t * V * - ELKVILLE, 111. (UPI) ^pringlield Death ly Dean George, 43, DuQuoin, Bil- — was killed Sunday when the car n n*aM« 1,511*41 ™A O 4U\~A „ „ ; • i L ..he was driving went out of con- persons were killed and a third Sangamon County sheriffs of* trol on u. s . 5 1, struck a gravel was critically mjured^Sunday in Uee sa |a today it was continu- ^ and overturned into about a two-car collision at the inter- ing the investigation into the ^ f ee t of water at the edge section of Illinois 150 and Ten- death of a Springfield man found 0 f the Elkviile City Lake, au^ nessee Avenue on the east edge i n a WO oded area near here thorities said, of this Tazewell County com- s^m^ay. m Ti y " ... ., .r. , , ? olice identified the victim as Collision Fatal Authorities identified the dead Qeorge H. Emery, 84. MASCOUTAH> 111. (UPI) as Mrs, Miriam Klaus, 64, Eure- Authorities said Emery's bad- Dorothy Singler, 49, New Baden, ka, and Milton Willis, 51, East \ y decomposed body was found was killed early today when her Peoria. Mrs. Klaus' husband, Joseph, 63, was listed in critical condition at St. Francis. Hospital in Peoria. Woman Killed LIBERTYVILLE, 111. (UPJ)- Lois M. Mullen, 36, Villa Park, was killed and six persops were injured, none seriously, Sunday when a car driven by Mrs. Mullen's 15-year-old son, Guy, collided with an auto driven by Marilyn J. Talluck, 23, Waukegan, on Interstate 94 ne&* here, police said. Saturday driving through the woods. young couple car with tractor trailer on Illinois 161* DISTILLERS BREWERS SALES COMPANY DUE 2395 CLOSED AUGUST THE MRS. MARY MOWER "i w 9

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