Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 16, 1975 · Page 5
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 5

Freeport, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 16, 1975
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Revised Liquor Ordinance Gets First Reading At Warren WARREN - Warren Village Board Monday night heard a first reading of a revised liquor ordinance. x Three local tavern keepers were present and encouraged to speak in regard to its contents. The new .ordinance will' allow for more classes of liquor licenses, including a Class A-l license, otherwise known as a cabaret license .which allows music and dancing in a tavern. The cost of the license will be higher than a Class A license which is the only liquor license now available. It also forbids the drinking of liquor on public property; in effect it would mean that a person could not buy beer and carry it out to the front of the tav- Wessels School Event Draws More Than 100 GERMAN VALLEY-The Bicentennial event held at the old Wessels School Sunday drew more than 100 persons. DDawn Smith presided over the registration table -using an old school-day pen and ink well. Teresa Smith gave all the former teachers, students and school board members a questionnaire to be completed at home. They will record stories and events about the former school which will be compiled into a booklet. The booklet 4s expected to be completed in 1976. Tape recordings were made by a number of persons and these will be preserved. The recordings tell of family life, community events, -school day rememberances and stories of pranks at the school. Following the noon picnic, the Girl Scout Cadette Troop organized games. Game winners received ribbons made by the Girl Scouts. Glenn Schwendiman of Freeport spoke on the importance of preserving the past. Mrs. Russell Jansen, Girl Scout troop leader, also spoke. School Board Reviews Finances At Elizabeth ELIZABETH - Finances and progress on building improvements received major attention at the Elizabeth School Board meeting Monday night. ' Supt. -N. Kendell Pottorff reported that with 40 per cent of the 1974 taxes received, the school was able to close its fiscal year with all outstanding bills paid. Pottorff was instructed to draw up a preliminary budget for 1975-76. It will be reviewed by the board at the first meeting in August and a budget hearing has been set for Aug. 25. . The resignation of LeRoy Becker as a school bus driver was accepted. Raymond Patterson was named to succeed him. President Paul Fitzpatrick appointed a committee, Mrs. Charlice Offenheiser, Richard Reusch and Fitzpatrick, to look into the transportation operation for the coming school year. An agreement with the Hanover School Board to share the services of a librarian was discussed. The board agreed to the plan provided the Hanover board is willing. The board toured the building- and found repairs progressing according to ' plan. It was voted, to dispense with the usual second meeting of the month in July. The board meets next on Aug. 11. Bus Trip Scheduled To State Fair ELIZABETH-A one-day bus trip Aug. 12 to the Illinois State Fair in Springfield is being sponsored by the Jo Daviess County Homemakers Extension Association for county residents. The bus will stop in Galena, Elizabeth, Woodbine and Stockton to pick up persons. Reservations must be made by July 31 with Mrs. Robert Dittmar in Woodbine at 858-3802. Peoria City Council OKs Sidewalk Plan On Downtown Streets PEORIA, 111. (UPI) -. The City Council approved a plan Tuesday night to spend $27,000 for putting ramps on sidewalk street corners to help the travel of those confined to wheelchairs. Under the plan, some street corners also will be redesigned to aid the blind. Richard Nixon May Not Move To East Coast Despite Recent Reports SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (UPI) Richard Nixon may not be moving to the East Coast after all. Reports that Nixon plans to leave his estate on the coast of Southern California and move to Brpnxville, N.Y., "are completely false," said Col. Jack Bren• nan, Nixon's military aid, Tuesday. He did not deny such a possibility had been discussed by Nixon and his close friends. There have been reports Nixon was urged by his closest friends, Bebe Re- bozo and Robert Abplanalp, to move to New York to be closer to Washington ' so he could meet visiting foreign digni- : taries and play an advisory role in international affairs-. The magazine U.S. News & World • . Report said last week Nixon was "definitely considering" moving to Bronx- villej a New York suburb where Abplanalp has a home. ern to drink it. The board agreed to a request that the taverns remain open from noon until 11 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, during the Jo Daviess County Fair and Sunday, Sept. 28, during the Pumpkin Festival. Making available a temporary license which might be used during a special occasion at a cost of $10 a day was approved by the board. The Jo Daviess County Fair Board has indicated it will request a temporary license during the fair. A poll of board members indicated that most of them agreed to annexing the fairground property to the village. Roger Teuscher, village board member and a member of the fair board, was instructed to advise the fair board to make a formal application with a legal description of the property to be annexed. The board agreed to have the village attorney draw up an agreement with Wilfred DeMar for the use of his lots behind the stores on the south side of Main Street as a parking lot. The area is now graveled as part of a municipal parking lot which DeMar says was * .Christmas In July Workshop Planned GALENA-"Christmas In July," a craft workshop open to the public, will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the Galena High School. Mrs. Mitzi MacDonald will be the instructor. A list of program supplies and equipment required will be given as reservations are phoned to the Extension office, Elizabeth, 858-2273. Registration deadline is Friday afternoon. done without his permission. . 'A plat containing 18 building lots owned by Bauer and Osterday of Stockton was submitted. The subdivision will be known as Williston's Subdivision. The plat was tentatively approved by the board, pending examination and approval by the village attorney. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the bid opening time for construction on the village sewer as Aug. 11 at 3 p.m. The board passed a resolution to advertise for bids. The specifications for the construction work are available at the village clerk's office 'or at the office of the engineer, McClure & Manahan of Grayslake. The board agreed to pay part of the costs of repairing damages to the Central Oil Co. gas station. The station, owned by Julius Borsdorf, was damaged during excavation work in 1974. Oregon Youth Visiting Denmark OREGON-Roger Bybee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bybee of rural Oregon, is spending six weeks in Denmark as an International 4-H Youth Exchange Caravan delegate. He is staying at a vegetable farm near Olsted and is busy helping the family with their crops of strawberries, potatoes, barley, hogs and eggs. His caravan group meets several times a week for tours to different parts of Denmark. • Roger plans to spend several days in Amsterdam before returning to the states July 29. He will be available for programs after Aug. 15 by calling the Extension office here. 90-Year Old Man To Be Honored ELIZABETH-An open house honoring Frank F. Fischer on his 90lh birthday will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's parish hall tore. All relatives and friends are invited to'attend. It has been requested there be no gifts, Mr. Fischer is a retired plumber and tinner of the Elizabeth and Woodbine area. Born July 22, 1885, he spent most ;of his life here, except for a few years of retirement in Plant City, Fla. He has four sons, Edmund F. and Donald L., both of Elizabeth, Stanley of Stockton and Delmar of Woodbine; and a daughter, Mrs. Vic (Elsie Mae) Shimanek of Villa Park. There are 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Accountant Group ROCKFORD-Rockford chapter of the Independent Accountants Association of Illinois will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Pearl Lake Supper Club on U. S. 51 at the south edge of South Beloit. Freeport (III.) Journal-Standard, Wednesday July 16. 1975 Northwestern Illinois Briefs Page S PAINT SALE EXTEr Latex House &Trim F °»WOOO. STUCCO. M«»«» y -™... . Apply -,,.^~»'» > r ^b Hands & Tools —-?, Lead or Mercury Hazor"" 75-631 Olf. Wards fast-drying white exterior latex. Latex House Paint gives your'home a brand new coat of bright white. Dries fast to a matte ^ • GALLON Inish. Easy clean-up. ^"^^ *&**• 5 - w Square Dance Set STOCKTON-Tommy Russell, a national caller, will call the Stockton Twirl-A-Ways square dance at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nummie Drive-In at Stockton. Light refreshments will be served. Blood Donations ELlZABETH-Sixty-cight pints of blood were donated when the Badger Red Cross bloodmobilc visited here this week. The goal was 62 pints. Winslow Graduate WINSLOW-Cheryl Schneider, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Schneider of Winslow, graduated with honors from Columbus Technical Institute, Columbus, Ohio. She is employed by the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy as an animal technician. Bicentennial Group ORANGEVILLE-An Orangevillc bicentennial meeting will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the lower level of the Orangeville Legion Hall. All interested persons are invited. On Dean's List PEARL CITY-Kathy Schlatter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Schlatter and a graduate of Pearl City High School, has been named to the dean's list of William Woods College, Fulton, Mo. Calf Scramble Entries Due Aug. 9 Leonard Flack, chairman of the Stephenson County calf scramble, said entries for this year's scramble should be sent to Kim by Aug. 9. The calf scramble is open to all boys in junior and senior high school who are enrolled in FFA and 4-H. A total of 12 calves will be in the scramble in three events. Losers will receive $5. All winners must show thoir calves the following year when prizes will be awarded for this class. Persons having questions about the contest can call Flack in rural Shannon. A. G. F. Christmas in July in Weise Country: time to begin making creative giftables A. "Merry Christmas" Cross Stitch Sampler will, add a warm old fashioned touch to your Christmas... or someone's who's lucky enough to receive it as a gift! 5x10" 2.50 B. 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