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Neponset Track Driver Dies On Galva-Atkinson Blacktop Golesburo Register-Mail, Golesburg, GALVA - WUliam H. Sweaf< ingot, 52, of Neponset, was killed Tuesday at i p.m. in a truck accident on the Galva* Atkinson blacktop, three-fourths of a mile south of IV. 81. Police said Swearingen was southbound on the road when the semi he was driving went out of control, struck a bridge and overturned in a creek. Swearingen was pronounced dead at the scene by Henry County Coroner Glenn I. Case. The Galva*Atkinson blacktop has been the target of much comment recently by area lead* ere, especially with respect to the condition of the bridges on the much-traveled access to MO. The Kewanee Knights Drity and Bugle Corp. was edged out of competition Saturday at Lynn, Mass. The Knights scored llth in the field thus putting them out of th* running to win $1,060. ' •'• The group, which includes several Galvans, was scheduled to appear today In the CYO Invitational Contest at Boston. Now You Know. • * By United Press International The coldest temperature possible is 459.7 degrees below zero Fahrenheit GALYA MRS. SUSAN MEPNER CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 24 NE Third St. Phone 632-272$ Tuesday, Aug, 7, 1973 5 To match the energy output of a hummingbird, a normal man would have to consume in one day 285 pounds of hamburger or 370 pounds of boiled potatoes. Stevie Wonder in Car Wreck WINSTON-SALEM, N (UP!) — Blind singing star Stevie Wonder was reported in satisfactory condition today in ithe intensive care unit Baptist Hospital where he is being treated for head injuries received in an auto mishap near Salisbury Monday night. The 23-year-old singer, composer and musician was unconscious when admitted to the FREE CHECKING FREE CHECKS FULLY PERSONALIZED NO MONTHLY CHARGES NO MINIMUM BALANCES The BANK OF GALESBURG is proud to hove been the pioneer of FREE CHECKING and FREE FULLY PERSONALIZED CHECKS in Western Illinois. We Appreciate Our Customers —)knd Thots Why For Over One Year We've Been Putting Money Back In Their Pockets By Offering FREE CHECKING and FREE CHECKS. Stop in the BANK OF GALESBURG today ... The bank that brought no service charge checking to Galesburg. Join the BANK OF GALESBURG Today We Appreciate Your Business. MAIN & KELLOGG 'The Bank That Leads The Way Bank of Galesburg MEMBER F.D.I.C. PH. 343-4141 Bushnell Council Sets Date For Recreation Center Vote Cihospital at 9:05 p.m. Monday, but regained consciousness 70 minutes latter. Wonder's companion, John Harris of New York City, was °*jin good condition at the Rowan Hospital. The Highway Patrol said the car in which they were riding struck the rear of a flatbed truck as both vehicles headed north on Interstate 85 south of Salisbury, N.C. Wonder waa en route to Durham, N.C, from Greenville, S.C. at the time of the mishap. He was to have performed in a benefit show lat Duke University Monday night for black- oriented Durham radio station WAFR. Heavy Rains Hit Center Of Nation By United Press International Heavy thunderstorms hit the center of the nation and the East Coast this morning. In South Dakota, %-inch hail stopped traffic between Lake Preston and De Smct. Winds flattened a corn field near Wolsey, S.D. A funnel was reported 20 miles north of Humboldt, S.D. Gemmell, Minn., reported hail 1%-inch in diameter late last night. Heavy thunderstorms were active over the northern Plains and Ithe upper Mississippi Valley. A few storms also struck in the central and southern Plains east of the Rockies. Along the East Coast, storms were reported in the South Atlantic states and along the Gulf. There also were showers in northern New England. Heavy tihundarstorms in northwestern North Carolina put one highway near Boone, N.C, under three to four feet of water. 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Fabric Shop GALESBURG/ ILL •••^ps BUSHNELL - The Bushnell City Council Monday night set Aug. 28 as the date for a special election on a new recreation ar.d cultural center. The center, to be built at the VFW Park, requires approval of a majority of voters before $224,600 in federal funds will be released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The city's share is $92,000. Mayor Harold Fitch said that if the referendum passes, the earliest possible date for start of construction would be Dec. 1. Polling place for the election will be City Hall. The annual tax levy ordinance was placed on first reading City Atty. Gordon Hunt told aldermen that .the city can decrease taxes this year because of the availability of money from other sources. A new police manual was presented to the council and approved. It was pointed out that jtlie new manual gives authority to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners to adopt rules and regulations for the police department. AM. Marshall Buchan, chairman of the council's Police Committee, said that the committee and the Police Commission now have conferences with city police on the first Monday of each month. Trash Contract A trash removal contract with Havens Disposal Service was presented by Aid. Howard Mathewsan. The 3-year contract calls for a guarantee of $45,000 in gross receipts to Havens. The city would continue to collect fees from residents and commercial pick up would be negotiitated separately. The agreement would be subject to renegotiation to reflect changes in cost or new regulations. Aid. George Bucher told the council that he thought $45,000 was too high. The city pays only $32,000 now, he said. After discussion, Mayor Fitch suggested that the matter be referred back to committee to negotiate a compromise figure. Owners of the service, Carl end Ralph Havens, who were present at the meeting, told aldermen that they hoped an agreement would be readied soon since funds were needed to pay for equipment they had purchased. The council also passed an ordinance providing a 35 -mile- per-hour speed limit on the Murphy blacktop past Lake Lawn subdivision. Other items discussed by the council were: — Possibility of leasing a new police car to replace the present one which has over 100,000 miles on it. — Progress of the sewer im provement project. Work will begin as soon as contract de' tails are completed. — A new pump for one of the city's wells. — Weed complaints. Dan Williams, past president of the Bushnell-Praiirie City FFA, is representing the B-PC chapter at the AIC Conference being held this week at Tulane University, New Orleans, La. Dan will be attending the American Institute of Cooperatives with FFA members from 20 other FFA chapters in Winds and many from all over the United States. While at the conference the members will be studying and discussing cooperatives and how they operate. The trip is sponsored by the f AA and is a result of the chapter's winning the cooperative activities contest in Section II. Dan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williams of Smithfield Route 1. Mrs. Mae Watt visited her son and daughternin-law, Mr. BUSHNELL MRS. JAY CLEMENS CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 560 W. Hurst St. Phone 772*2240 and Mrs. Gale Watt, recently in Bridgeton, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Watt, Mrs. Mae Watt, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Curtis and Mrs. OaiH Curtis were those from Bushnell attending the 95th KeUough reunion. The reunion, held Sunday at the VFW Park, had 58 in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. William Watt, Dorce and Derek, Silver Springs, Md., have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Watt Mrs. Dorothy Craft was graduated summa cum iaude from Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa. Mrs. Craft is a former Bushnell resident. Get Well Yoar doctor's PrtterfftfM is the tomtit werta. 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