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ft: (ittttabura R«aistsr-Moil, Golasburg, III. Saturday, Aug, 11, 1973 CfarMljajOititejit ICrt. Lorraine ftauth 4111. lift St. Mom 9M47I1 For Missed Copies Before 6 P. M. Phone mail Oquawka Man Is Questioned In Connection With Thefts MONMOUTH— An Oquawka men was being questioned this morning by Monmouth police in conjunction with two robberies ana two purse-snatching incidents which occurred here during the past week. Police declined comment on the case, but the suspect was identified by Henderson County authorities as a Clifton Hunter. Hunter reportedly had been living in a trailer in Oquawka for the past month. Lawmen were tipped off to the suspect's whereabouts after one of the purses was found near the junction of 111. 164 and 111. 94 after it apparently was thrown from a car. The purse was turned over to Henderson County Sheriff Daryl Thompson. Hunter's car was spotted Friday about 4 p.m. at a service station west of Monmouth, and state troopers, thinking he might be heading for Iowa, waited for him at the McArthur Bridge between GuKport and Burlington. The suspect never showed up, instead apparently going to his home. Today about 9:30 a.m., Monmouth police officers William Sage and Mickey Tinder, while on patrol on West Broadway, observed a car with no license plates and followed it north to the 100 block of North E Street. The car then speeded up, veered across the yard of the Roy Carrell home at 124 N. E St., went west on West Archer Avenue and then south on G Street where it crashed into two cars parked at the Robert Angelo home. One of the parked cars was nearly demolished, police said, and the other was heavily damaged. One of the alleged robber's, victims told reporters today that she had identified Hunter from Monmouth police photos. An armed robber, matching the description of a bandit who held up a Monmouth cleaning establishment Tuesday, leaned with $52 Friday after brandishing a knife at the Glendora Shop on Market Alley. Monmouth police said that a young, male Negro entered the small firm Friday at about noon and broused through the store before demanding that Mrs. Glenn Shaver, the owner, turn over the money in the cash register. Police said that Mrs. Shaver refused the bandit's demand until he produced a knife. She then permitted him to clean out the cash drawer. The robber left the shop on foot and Mrs. Shaver said she followed him into a parking lot on South First Street, but that he dodged behind cars and nearby buildings until she lost sight of him. She then reported the theft to the police. Mrs. Shaver told investigating officers that the suspect matched a description provided by Mrs. Lois Breen who was forced to turn over $92 to a knife-carrying bandit on Tuesday at Breen Cleaners at 401 N. Main St. NIU Edueator Addresses Teachers at Conference Car Bomb Blast Kills BELFAST (UPI) - A pfema ture bomb blast in an automobile killed a Roman Catholic man near a border crossing point southwest of Londonderry early today, police said. A police spokesman said the bomb apparently exploded prematurely, killing the driver of the car, Seamus Harvey, 20. The incident occurred near the border town of Castlederg, 23 miles southwest of Londonderry. Police sources, said the target for the bomb may have been aj nearby customs post. ! In tha sams region, gunmen fired four rockets at the police station in the border village of Belcoo, 55 miles south of Londonderry. Only one exploded and damage was slight. There were no casualties, police said. In Belfast . Friday night, gunmen killed a Roman Catholic man in execution style as his terrified wife and mother watched helplessly. Police identified the murder victim as Joseph Murphy, 25. The deaths of Harvey and Murphy brought to 059 the number of victims of four years of Ulster violence. Police said Murphy, his wife and his mother were returning from visiting a patient in the Musgrave Park Hospital and had just reached the fringe of the Catholic Andersontown area when a blue car pulled alongside them. A single shot fired from the car struck the man, and he fell to the sidewalk. "Then the door opened, gunman got out and, in front of the man's wife and mother, fired another single shot into] his head," the spokesman said. The kilter climbed back in and the car sped away. Police said the victim died 30 minutes later in a hospital. A spokesman said both women were hospitalized suffering severe shock. , His killing brought to 058 the death toll of four years of Northern Ireland" violence among Catholics, Protestants and security forces. It was also the second killing within 24 hours. Thursday, 17-year-old Protest* ant Henry Cunningham died when machine sunners am Dance of the Feathers The Dance of the Feathers by the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico is a number that pleases audiences in London. It's one of the big production numbers of the touring dance troupe. MONMOUTH — Approximately 85 teachers and administrators attended a 2-day conference Wednesday and Thursday by the Monmouth College Education Department. The conference was keyed towards providing guide lines for cooperating teachers and sharing ideas about student teachers under supervision. Dr. James Johnson, director of clinical experiences and chairman of the Department of Student Teaching at Northern Illinois University, discussed Ten Ways to Improve Your Work With Student Teachers Wednesday. Susan Bentz, assistant superintendent, Department of Professional Relations and Services, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, made the statement that Monmouth's conference was the first of its kind to be held in Illinois. A new member of the Mon -j mouth faculty was introduced! to the participants Thursday. Dr. Frances Sorensen will join the Education Department. He will work with the Teacher Education and the Learning Disabilities programs. Katye Davenport, William Pieper, Mrs. Ruth. Carwile, Mrs. Bettie Fillman, Mrs. Alice Johnston, and • Mrs. Dorothy Woodall led the entire group in a discussion of various aspects of cooperating teacher duties and responsibilities Thursday. Some humorous allusions to the "Queen Bee Syndrome" and the "Julia Child" style of teaching were made. Consistency in discipline, wide open relationships with student teachers, team work, and allowing the student teacher to be original and develop his or her individual style of teaching were some of the main suggestions brought out in the round table discussion. Dr. Ben Shawver and Mrs. Mary Johnson of the Monmouth College faculty planned the entire affair. Gas Price Controls Extended By Cost of Living Council WASHINGTON (UPI) — The j get a break once the freeze is]every gasoline and diesel oil Cost of Living Council Friday lifted. pump with the ceiling price and said price controls on gasoline; Phase IV rules for the oil!octane rating of the fuel to and petroleum products will remain in effect until Aug. 19, one week after the Monday expiration of price freezes on all other products except beef. They said the extension was to allow time for drafting complex'would eventually have to rules to govern the oil industry j charge a smaller markup than under the Phase IV economic J 7 cents a gallon in order to program. [avoid hardship to retailers who Price Wars I were involved in price wars at John L. Dunlop, the council!that time industry in brief: —Gasoline and home heating oil will be subject to a ceiling price that includes the markup for profit charged last Jan. 10. The council said, however, it prevent price gouging —Retailers of home heating oil can raise their ceiling prices at the start of each month to reflect higher costs, but they must also reduce prices if costs decline. The automatic price adjustment is . designed to encourage more heating oil imports, the council said, and to avoid the sort of shortages jthat left some parts of the Youth Conference Sunday director, said that gas stations I —Service station owners will nation with cold furnaces last victimized in price wars will I have to paste a sticker on I winter. Washington Relative Urges Constitutional Convention hushed • truck carryini Catholic and Protestant workmen home along a freeway 14 miles south of Belfast. • ' Police Friday linked donning' ham's death to the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF), a Protestant extremist organisa­ tion that has claimed responsibility foY six killings since it appeared in Belfast two months ago. In Glasgow, Scotland, where cars were set on fire outside St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, police found the initials UFF scrawled on the burned wreckage of five destroyed vehicles. "The people who did this must have really twisted minds," said St. Michael's Canon, the Rev. Michael Lytic. Mount Vernon Man Charged With Murder MOUNT VERNON, HI. (UPI) —Michael Moore, IS, Mount Vernon, was charged Friday with murder and two other Mount Vernon residents were named on intimidation charges in a case involving the fatal shooting Tuesday night of Cleve Sam*. Jones, 16, Centralis. Jefferson County State's Attorney Donald Irvin said bond was set at $50,000 each for Moore and the two named in the intimidation charges — Ray Young, 16, and Eddie Hill, 26. Irvin said Moore was charged with shooting Jones in the chest with a shotgun. Mrs. Doreflhy Gordon signed the intimidation complaint against Young, a 11 e g i n g he {threatened to harm her daughter, Diane, if she gave information in the case, Irvin said. The intimidation complaint against Hill was signed by Herman Henderson, who alleged Hill threatened to harm Henderson's daughter, Catherine, and her sister' if they talked about the case. Irvin declined to discuss other aspects of the case. Police said the day after the shooting it may have resulted from a rivalry between Mount Vernon iand Centralia youth groups. fa Police said two earlier reports of gunfire came from the same general area in south Mount Vernon wfiiere Jones was found wounded on a service station parking lot. Jones died in the emergency room at Good Samaritan Hospital. ABINGDON MRS. GERALDINE BAUER CORRESPONDENT Home Address; RFD St. Augustine, Hi. Ph. 462*2477 Student Registration for Fall At High School's Of f ice ABINGDON - Students who have not registered for fall classes at Abingdon High School should report to the principal's office next Wednesday between 9 a.m. and noon or 1-4 p.m. The Abingdon Grade School office will be open starting Monday to pay book and insurance fees. Students who have not registered for classes should as soon as posjbte, school officials said. Judging in the Abingdon's Fall Festival's cake contest will be Aug. 18. Cakes, which will be auctioned off at ' Saturday night 's grandstand events, should be at the fairgrounds no later than 11 a.m. Adults may submit entries in chocolate, angel food, white, German chocolate and miscellaneous classes. In the junior category for persons under 16, entries will be judged in chocolate, white, angel food and miscellaneous classes. More information on the contest may be obtained by calling Mrs. Jack Wherley, Mrs; Burdette Stegall cr Mrs. Ernest link. Abingdon Boat club members will have a work night at the Fall Festival grounds Monday to prepare for their food stand. Mrs. Gale Agans, ways and means chairman, reported on the work night and asked members to sign up for food stand working hours Monday. Club members voted Tuesday to sponsor a class in the horse show tonight. Next meeting wilt be at City Hall Sept. 4 at 7:45 p .m. . Women Interested in bowling in the Late Monday Night Double A League Should calf Mrs. Jim Ryan or Cheri Curds of Avon no later than Aug. 20. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Anderson, Santa Maria, Calif., were guests of honor at a Friday cookout hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Boyd. The Andersons are visiting his mother, Mrs. Bert Mattocks. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Robinson, St. Louis, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Robinson, Geneseo, attended last Sunday the Robinson family reunion here and visited their.mother, Mrs. Ruth Robinson. MONMOUTH - A Rural Youth conference opening Sunday at Monmouth College is expected to attract 100 young persons from the United States and Canada. Registration begins at 2 p.m. Conferees will be assigned housing in Liedman Hall. The remainder of the afternoon will be devoted to sports activities and in the evening Dr. Daniel Behring, dean of students at the college, will be the keynote speaker. A party will be hosted MONMOUTH Community Memorial Hospital Admissions Friday: Infant Alan Pullen, Monmouth, and Mrs. Harry Brownawell, Oquawka. after the evening session by the Indiana delegates. On the Monday schedule is a morning session on leadership led by Dr. Jerry Robinson of the University of Illinois, international programs in the afternoon and a square dance at night. Tuesday morning the delegates will attend a self-development session and the film, Future Shock. The afternoon will be spent touring the Western Stoneware Co. and Monmouth radio station WRAM. At night there will be a home state auction and also a talent and skit hosted by Illinois delegates. The business meeting is slated for Wednesday morning and will include the election of officers. Time in the afternoon has been saved for a tour of the college campus and the City of Monmouth. In the evening there will be a banquet with entertainment by the Sweet Adelines of j Galesburg, followed by a formal dance with music by the Bill OLYMPIA, Wash. (UPI) - A distant relative of President George Washington urged a constitutional amendment Friday to counter President Nixon's definition of the separation of powers. State Sen. Nat Washington, an attorney and Democrat from Ephrata, Wash., said Congress should quickly consider an amendment, or the 50 states should initiate one by calling a constitutional convention. Washington is a fifth great- grandson of George Washington's brother, John. He has been a member of the'the congressional delegation Washington state Legislature from the state of Washington to He said he will ask the legislature to start action on his proposal at a scheduled special session next month. A constitutional convention may be called by two thirds of the states. In a separate letter to the state's congressional delegation, Washington said he was "appalled" at Nixon's argument that neither the courts nor Congress could force release of tapes and records relating to the Watergate scandal. "To prevent President Nixon from distorting the doctrine, it would be especially fitting for advocated by President Washington in his farewell address," Washington said. He quoted part of his great- uncle's farewell address which warns of a consolidation of power in one constitutional branch "and thus creates, whatever the form of government, a real despotism." Another quoted section says, "If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected by an amendment in -the way which the Constitu- since 1950. I follow the method specifically ;tion designates," he said. Legion Post's Auxiliary Names New Officers MONMOUTH - New officers for the Marion B. Fletcher American Legion Post Auxiliary Post were installed Thursday night at a dinner meeting at the Legion building. New president is Mrs. Dan Brown. Other officers are Mrs. Steven Boock, first vice president; Mrs. George Pierce, second vice president; Mrs. Jim Loworn, treasurer; Mrs. Virginia Bishop, secretary; Mrs Veroa Kirby, chaplain; Mrs. QUae Thornton, historian; Mrs. Stanley Merion, parliamentarian, and Mrs. Jerry Woods and Mrs. Jack Burgland, sergeants- at-arms. The retiring president, Mrs. LeRoy Hook, installed the new officers, assisted by Mrs. Howard Graham, Mrs. Classic Lammerts, Mrs. Don Perrin and Mrs. Anthony Campagna. Mrs. Brown announced a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 7:30 p.m. to work on the budget. All officers and committee chairmen are asked to attend- KNOXVILLE ANNABEL PETERSON CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 210 N. Timber St. Phone 289*2816 Former Knoxville Girl Is In Arizona Beauty Pageant KNOXVILLE - Becky Sue White, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray A. White, formerly of Knoxville, now Lake Havasu City, Ariz., is one of 10 finalists in the Miss Lake Havasu City Pageant to be held Aug. 18. The pageant is a preliminary to the Miss Arizona beauty pageant, which will be held next spring in Phoenix. Miss White, a junior at Lake H.ivasu High School, is captain of the pom-pom team and has participated in pep club and drama. As her talent in the pageant competition, she will perform a classic ballet to "Romeo and Juliet." While in the Galesburg area, she was a student of dance instructor Sheila Miller. A Little League meeting for all directors and managers will be held Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in the city park. All managers should bring a Becky Sue White ... in beauty contest soM the most root beer tickets. A winner in the contest will be list of their players that have I declared Radio Damaged I Guests at Alpha MONMOUTH - Robb Miller, I ALPHA—-Recent guests at the who is radio operator for the,home of Mrs. Edith Bohman were Mr. and Mrs. Osborne Luncan, Moline, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hayes, Dallas, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Freise, New Boston. Americans longingly "waiting for the streetcar" may yet find it coming back down the track to save them from gasoline shortages and traffic jams. The name John has been selected by most Popes — 23. sheriff's staff at the Warren County jail, had an electrifying experience Thursday at 11:16 p.m. While Miller was transmitting on the radio equipment a lightning bolt hit the device and knocked him out of his seat. Radio equipment was not completely repaired until Friday at 7 a.m. READ THE WANT ADS! Skylab Astronauts Scan Solar Surface Dismissals Friday: Miss M , Ann Gardner, Gerlaw, and Dur-jReeves orchestra, also of Gales wood Burgess, Monmouth. 'burg. Births: A daughter to Mr. andl The conference will end Thurs- Mrs. Richard Hosbrook, Avon,'day morning after breakfast, on Thursday, and a daughter! to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Skees, i When 202 degrees below zero Monmouth, Friday. lis reached, alcohol will freeze. HOUSTON (UPI) - The Skylab 2 astronauts, who happened to see a spectacular explosion on the surface of the sun during their day off, scan the solar surface in earnest today hoping to unlock some secrets that might lead to solving the energy crisis. They also planned to take pictures on the Earth's resources on opposite sides of the world. Alan L. Bean, Owen K. Garriott and Jack R. Lousma each planned to take a turn manning the complex battery of Skylab solar-study instruments, hoping for another explosion on the sun like one recorded Friday during a leisurely day off. Bean and Lousma also were to train the orbiting space station's Earth Resources cameras on the western United States and Central America, and on Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Australia during separate sweeps of the globe. Garriott Spots Eruption Garriott, a scientist-astronaut who has authored books on solar physics, was doing routine observation when he spotted the solar eruption of gaseous material shooting off the western edge of the sun. It was bigger than the entire mass of the Earth. Dr. Ernest Hildner of the high altitude observatory, Boulder, Colo., one of the scientists studying Skylab data on the sun, said the material was directed away from the Earth. But if it had come this direction, he said it would have caused a massive magnetic storm and disrupted radio communications worldwide. "It's truly spectacular," Hildner said. "Boom—just blown off the sun. A great deal of mass was ejected, very violently, and this is quite a rare phenomenon. Garriott said the weather on Earth is very directly related to the sun's atmosphere, and "the more we know about the sun, the better its teeming energy can be harnessed for use on Earth. Studies Indicate Use "There have been studies which would indicate that some fairly large fraction of our ultimate energy needs might come from the sun," he said. "The more we know about the sun, the better we eventually may be able to use it as an energy source. "Eventually it could power street lights, power light bulbs in our homes and it could even be converted and used as a fuel in our automobiles." Flight controllers were still thinking of giving a drop of astronaut blood to Skylab mascots Arabella and Anita, two household spiders being studied to see how they spin webs in weightlessness, to spice up a tiny bite of rare filet mignon they've been given to eat. Officials want to keep the spiders alive so they can be studied at the end of the two- month mission, and rare steak is the closest thing aboard the lab to their normal diet of live insects.

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