Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on August 3, 1973 · Page 19
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 19

Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, August 3, 1973
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40 Entertainment DOUGLAS, late of Man (UPI) «** FlitftNA fiMffd thfoush a seven-story plastic entertain- rheftt place Thursday, sending thousands of merry-makers fleeing from a disaster that killed more than 40 person*. Chief Constable Frank Weedon said 41 persons died when fire swept the center, advertised as the largest such entertainment complex in the world. Weedon said "there are reports" of two or three others missing. Of the 80 injured, he said 29 were hospitalized. Foil Identification He said smite As the Hames wept Stou, SCUTES in center police were trampled the of a persons panic stricken flight to escape. Some smashed through huge glass windows td get out. Police Mid officials converted a Douglas makeshift church bodies into a for the the head of the island's 10§> man fire department said he was checking reports the fire started outside the acrylic dome when some children set a toy windmill alight while playing with matches; Firemen said the flames melted the plastic, producing a inside the center and Ml lies were so badly burned "it may be some weeks" before full identification is possible. One policeman said earlier the death toll could go as high as SO. Large sections of the seven- story building, a modernistic plastic cocoon, still, had not been penetrated by firemen or rescue workers 14 hours after fire raced through it. At least 80 other persons, authorities said, were injured. The island, located in the Irish Sea halfway between England and Ireland, is a resort famous for bob-tailted Manx cats and its motorcycle racing championships. J. Paul Getty Ransom $16.7 Million ROME (UPI) -The price kidnapers set for the return of J. Paul Getty III, a lawyer for his mother said, was $16.7 million. But he said she cannot pay it. Attorney Giovanni Iacovoni told newsmen Thursday that the alleged kidnapers of the 17- year-old namesake grandson of oil baiio^,,J^Paul, Getty have demamfed that sum for causing an explosion. ttttre were about persons inside when the broke out. Staircases Buckled Staircases leading from one floor of the complex to another buckled under the heat, firemen said, and trapped many persons inside. The center was built aloft* alGALESBURG rock cliff face, which its designers utilized in its construction. Its clear plastic Covering was used to let the summer sun into the center and extend the warm summer holiday season. When it was opened, designers told newsmen nlastic would not burn. Qalesburg Register -Mail SEC. 2 PAGE 17 NEED SIDING? 4 We install all kinds, vinyl, steel & aluminum. Guaranteed to meet of beat all prices. EVEN THOSE SPECIAL PRICES. Call us, we will not you. PREMIUM 30 DISTRIBUTOR: J * J CONSTRUCTION P.O. Bex 320 Oalesburg Phone 3425738 THE WANT READ THE WANT ADS! Vater Fountain Water, water, everywhere ... but what if you want a drink? John Stratton, 10, Bay City, Mich., solved that problems by wading right in for a thirst-quenching sip of water and cooled his heels in the process. Heavy rains caused flooding in the area. UNIFAX •f I v ri wife i>f Getty's son, was "desperate" because she could not raise that amount unless the billionaire helps. He last.week he would not. h r- 4 ^ 1L 1 1 t EU * * - 342-0185 WASHINGTON (U PI.) Henry United States must not allow * + of; a "decide of tragedy and trauma' Jo abandon its reswn&ibilities. F * Qui,- + * f # ' h : Kissinger, President Nix<m^ chief fbreial affairs adviser 4« Truck Powtr Vacuum Coll said in a speech Thursday, nigh the United States . faces- a "historic moment," nqt' likelj to return, during, which it cirt help build a stable world order. Developments, during the pas four^ years present v for a (^portunit^ "crisis 0 management" stable! structure of peace Kissinger said. He mentioned the winding down of Southeast Asia, the new relationships .with China and the Soviet Union, and. the. resurgence of Europe arid Japan However, Kissinger; said, United States! appears to be turning toward isolationism. Contributing to the sense of uncertainty, Kissinger said, were a series of tragic events oyer the past decade—the assassinations of the Kennedy brothers and Martin Luther King Jr. and the unpopular war in Indochina. ENTRY i > - nnual Parade - * WIN Open Parade to Knox or Adjacent Counties • LABOR UNIONS • CIVIC GROUPS • MARCHING GRC • BUSINESS •MARCHING UNIT • ANTIQUE CARS • NON MUSICAL • HORSE UNITS PARADE PARADE FELLOWSHIP Through UNIONISM MS - OPTIONAL Prizes Will Awarded BEST FLOAT (Based on Themd and Colo lit $150.00 ALL FLOATS MUST BE PULLED BY MOTORIZED UNIT 1st 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes For Each Group Best Non Musical Marching The Best Horse Unit Bait Antique Cars (Based Cond Period of Hone Drawn Transportation Before Year 1920 (Buggies- Wagons^Etc.) Best Indian Pony Representation Underline One of the Abovt and Send Entry to LABOR DAY COMMITTEE c/o Jim DePrimo Box 775, Golesburg 61401 Nome or Name of Organisation • Address ™ —Zip Code Phone All f ntrit* Mw*t Bt In by Midnight Avgu«t 28, 1973 Sponsored By - The Gaiesbwrg Trades and Labor Annual D»y Co; littee A ccount Minimum osit Savings Rote Interest NEW - f * J ri> # - ^ It , • •i • 4 1 K - IT , and I r * r -4 ri 1 . 1 - 4 7 Automatically Effective July 1, 1973 NEW CERTIFICATES t 1 Automatically Effective July 1, 1973 For Convenience; fill Out the Following Coupon First Galesburg National Bank Trust MAIN, GALESBURG 61401 Enclosed please find $ depo 90 Day Q 1 Year | Interest Paid Quarterly by Check Q •, 2 Year Q 2Vt Year • Interest left in • Other - >L>nd • For Mora Information Phono Collect 342*4112, Extension 262, 274 or 269 Signed Address Phone Now Time Make Your Saving Plan Assure Yourself Interest Rates ^^B^B^B^^B^^^|(BJ^J ^^^/^/^^^I ^^^^^^^^^^^^L^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^B^^^^^^^^B^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^r^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^B^^^^^^l ^^^^^^o^^^^^^^^^ First Galesburg National Bank & Trust / Established 1863 / Member F.D.I.C f

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