Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 19, 1975 · Page 2
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 2

Freeport, Illinois
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Saturday, July 19, 1975
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Page 2 Fraeport (HI.) Journal-Standard, Saturday, July 19, 1975 PEANUTS 1/4•2 «\ M/A BLONDIE 'DAGVVOOD, YOUR BOSS VVAKJTS YOU ON THE PHONE RIGHT A\VAY.' Wf* ^ I TMIS IS MV PAYOF ' ABSOLUTELY NOTHING AND NOTHING IS GOING DONALD DUCK \T5 ALWAYS NICE TO GET AWAY PROM IT ALL./ (PASS THE FASHION 1 SECTION, PLEASE.' IT'S A B&MJTlPUL. QAV.' LET'S GO TO THE BEACH.' SMITH FAMILY BEETLE BAILEY TME ANNUAL £UMME£ CHAMPAGNE CO7ILUOH HA£ SEEN CMAN6EP TO AN AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK EXERCISE WELL, THE tin CAMP SW/4MP/ SNUFFY SMITH I NEVER SEEW ft VOUNQ-UN SO DflDBURW HARD O'W HIS BRITCHES, TftTER I BETTER HftUE MORE GIVE WE ft GOOD TftLKIW'TOWHEN HE GITS HOME BUZ SAWYER I'M so PROUD OF YOU! AREN'T YOU HAPPY? ^/ WHEN I LOOK ON THE" BRIGHT SIDE, ANGEL. WHAT'S WROMS AMERICA THAT SUCH TRAGEPIES HAVE BECOME SO COMMONPLACE? 0U2,DARUNG,' YOU SOLVED / VEP' /W SAM'S MU(?DER! AND DESPY/NEIGHBORLY " ON THE DARK SIDE', THREE LIVES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED. SAM AND HOWIE DEAP, PEL HELD FOR MURPEI?. WILL COLLECT HER UFE INSURANCE' THE PHANTOM THE GENERAL REPEAT THAT THE PRESIDENT WILL 5EE YOU SOON, GENERAL. THE MAN YOUR WOULP-BE KILLER IS GENERAL ASOLANA MAPf ENING TO BE KEPT WAITING LIKE THIS. v».,»,,m.vaz££ four 1 P, FUNKY WINKERBEAN HENDERSON.I'VE NEVER • SEEN SUCH A LOLJSP PICK- • OFF MOUE TO FIRST BASE / / WHAT SHOULD ( ABOUT toULDIDCM rr.coACH ? 1 WELL. FOR OPENERS, I'D SUGGEST MOU STOP ROLLING IT ON THE GROUND I / / / HOWPOI i ' I ^ ^ _.— _.^^ . _ Rural Kent Youth Going To Japan In 4-H Program ff TnMT_M<ntt«yii T /i t__ -• _.,. *^ KENT-Michael J. Gerke, 14-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gerke of rural Kent, will leave Wednesday to participate in a Japanese LABO-I1- linois 4-H Teen Exchange Program. The program between the Exchange Foundation of Japan and the University of Illinois 4-H Foundation will involve 52 teen delegates, seven adult leaders and 14 teen leaders from Illinois. LABO is an English learning organization in Japan. This program, which operates on alternate years with American youths living in Japan one year and Japanese youths visiting the United States the next year, gives youths from both countries a chance to experience life in different'cultures. The group will fly from Chicago to Tokyo with a stopover in Anchorage, Alaska. The first three days in Tokyo will be for orientation. Another three days 'will be spent at the LABO summer camp with several thousand Japanese children 3 to 21 years old. ". This will be done during his three- week stay with his host family -of Kyoto. Michael has been corresponding with his host family, which includes two boys, 14 and 10. The father is in the insurance field and the mother is an English LABO tutor The remainder of the time be spent touring Japan/The group returns Aug. Michael, a fiye-year member of the Pearl City Hornets 4-H Chifc and a Pearl City High School freshman, has been studying with his orientation Carroll Brownies Visit A Farm M1LLEDGEVILLE - Approximately 50. Brownie Scouts from Milledgeville, Thomson, Shannon and Chadwick went on a farm visit at the Edward Dijttmar farm near Milledgeville Wednesday. Hosts were Mrs. Dittmar, Karen Folk, Carol Dittmar and Lynn Selman. The girls spent the entire day doing things they thought they would like to do on a farm. Mrs. Robert Edlund of Milledgeville brought her family's pet raccoon and two lambs for the children to enjoy. She also brought their pony for the girls to ride. Games were played during the day. The group was taken on a tour of the Carroll County Fairground, which adjoins the Dittmar farm, and the Brownies were instructed what to do if they got lost or hurt while at the fair. Boone County SCO Conservation Winner AKRON, Ohio - Illinois' Boone County and White County soil conservation districts have won top honors in the 28th annual Goodyear Conservation Awards Program. ; , , . Boone SCO, winner in the northern.: section of the state, and White S^D, southern area winner, were chosen for their exceptional accomplishments in resource management and development, according to the announcement by Ray Oviatt, awards director. Two representatives each of the top Illinois districts will receive expenses- paid, vacation-study trips to Goodyear Farms and the Wigwam resort, Litchfield Park, Ariz., in December. They will be joined by representatives of other winning Districts throughout the United States. Stephenson SWC Air Tour Sunday The annual air tour of the Stephenson Soil and Water Conservation District will be Sunday from Albertus Airport, Lawrence T. Behm, chairman of the board, said. Rides will be available from 9. a.m.-until 5 p.m. Participants will see. the .contoured an^d strip cropped fields in corn, oats and hay. Grand Jury Called GALENA - The Jo Daviess County grand jury has been called into session in Circuit Court here by State's Atty. Victor V. Springelmeyer and will convene on Wednesday, July 30. The state's attorney indicated he will have several cases for jury consideration at that session. . ~~ ^^^^™ ^^^^^"™"^^^~^^^^™ Freeport Journal-Standard Entered as second class matter at the Post Office of Freeport, Illinois, Published daily except Sunday by The FREEPORT JOURNAL-STANDARD, PUBLISHING COMPANY, 27 South State Avenue, Freeport, 111., 61032, MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mail subscription rates in Stephenson and adjoining counties: one year $25,00, six months $13.00. three months $7.00, one nn-ath $2.65. -Mail subscription rates in the United . States, exclusive of Stephenson and adjoining counties: one year $30.00, six months $16.00, three months $9.00. For any other length of time inquire of our office. IT you fail to receive your copy of The Freenort Journal-Standard by 5:1? p.m., kindly call 232-1171 before 6:00 p.m., except Saturday call between 7:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. We will notify your carrier and have him bring you a paper. SKY-VU DRIVE-IN Wtac. Tonight Only. Return To PG "MACON COUNTY" Plus "TERRORIST" Friday Thni Tuesday — July 18-22 "DEATH R "NELL'S RACE Plos 2,UOO" R ANGELS ON WHEELS" W«dn«»doy Hint TiMcday -.July 23- 29 Burt Rvneldi "W. W. AND THE DIXIE DANCE KINGS" Plut S«tond Exciting Fvatvre • 6OETZ THEATER • Now Showing "Th« Graat WALDO PEPPER" PG MICHAEL GERKE group the pfcst months about Japan's history, language, religion and culture Upon his return, he will be available to area groups to speak and show his slides. To help finance his participation in i'..e program, his 4-H club held a bake sale and the Blackhawk Homemakers Extension Unit donated money toward his expenses. Camping Available At State Fair SPRINGFIELD - Camping at scenic Riverside Park will add to any family's enjoyment of this year's Illinois State Fair. All the facilities necessary for the ideal camping trip can be found .just one mile north of the fairgrounds on U.S. 66. A camper can be parked in a pad area where hookups will be available to supply electricity and water. Showers and restrooms are also on the campgrounds. Sewer service willl b< extra. , Space for tent camping will be available. There will also be self-contained trailer spaces available. Camping at Riverside Park has another attraction this year. Shuttle buses will run'contin- uously from the park to the fairground so campers can avoid the usual fair traffic. , Information on Riverside Park camp reservations may be obtained by writing to Kathy Sullivan, Riverside Park, 4105 Sam Hill Road, Springfield 63707. There will not be camping facilities on the fairground this year. Mental Health * Five-Year Plan Hearing /s Set -'"• SPRINGFIELD - A public hearing to consider the revised draft of a fiv'e- year plan for the Illinois Department of Mental Health and Developmental^ Disabilities has been scheduled for Monday at Rock Valley College Student Center in Rockford. Copies of the revised draft of the plan have been distributed to community groups and interested citizens who are invited to present testimony at the hearings. The purpose of the hearings is to give all Illinois residents a chance to make their views on mental health programs in the state known and to permit incorporation of their ideas into the final plan. An afternoon session, 1 to 4, and all evening session, 7 to 9 will be held. Dr. LeRoy P. Levitt, department director, will be chairman, assisted by other administrators and members of the agency's Citizens Advisory Council. , After statewide hearings have been concluded, the department will review all testimony and use it as a basis for writing a final version of the five-year plan to be adopted in early fall. Copies of the revised draft of the, plan can be obtained from John Morri son, Illinois Department of Mental Health, 402 State Office Building, Springfield, 111., 62706. Record Applicants Sign Of The Times? LAN ARK-A record number 6f-§p- , plicants.were received;by the Lanark SchooL'Board when it sought a social studies teacher and assistant athletfc .coach., •:-.. • ;• •'••';." : /-7£ The board received more than 160 applications for the job, which JFas filled by Michael McGuckin ; of Springfield. He succeeds Jerry Weber, who resigned to enter the insurance field. Area Road Work Up For Bidding : x The Illinois Department of Trans-* portation has announced that bids wiii ? , be taken on July 29'for improvement-' projects. * Included is 2.56 miles in two separate segments of graded earth trench"'* and drainage structures on Rock City»f Road south of German Valley south of U. S. 20. ^ NOW SHOWING RUSS MEYER SUPER VIXENS Staning Shari Eubank COLOR BY DELUXE Tonight Qp,n 6t30 Start . . ; 7 P.M. Suo.r Vl.«n» 7;2O A 9.3O . "X™ •' Open 4:M Start * >.M. r S«p,r Vlx,n. 7:46 " Box Office Op«n Until 8:30 - Feature Rep«ot«d In Part NOWX? DAVID CARRADINE in OPEN 8 P.M. SHOW STARTS AT DUSK A CROSS COUNTRY ROAD WRECK! FIRST RUN THRILL COMBO ^-SJf^^^'g- COLOR BY DELUXE' TONIGHT ftMON. PAPER CHASE i 1ST DEATH RACE 20QO ,2nd SUN. & tUES. DEATH RACE 2000 Ut PAPER CHASE 2nd FRI. ft MON.-THUR.: 7:00 & 9:00 P.M. SAT. & SUN.: 1:00-3:00-5:00-7:00-9:00 A GENERAL FILM CORPORATION RELEASE i •

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