Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 21, 1975 · Page 2
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Freeport, Illinois
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Monday, July 21, 1975
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Page 2 Freeport (III.) Journal-Standard, Monday, July 21, 1975 DEDICATION CEREMONIES for the Rock City Park were held Saturday evening. Above, Rep. Richard Mulcahey, D-Durand, program speaker, presents a flag that flew over the capltol to Mrs. Harold Nott. Other events Included a flag raising, variety program and an ice cream social.-Journal-Standard Photo. Carroll County Accepts Bid For Highway Building MOUNT CARROLL-Homer Byers, chairman of the county highway committee, reported to the Carroll County. Board that the committee has accepted the low bid of $65,000 for the construction of a county highway building. Rockford Metal Construction Co. was the low bidder. Byers said the building, which will have a full basement, should require little maintenance. Offices can also be added, he said. In other busings the board approved the adoption of a petition to change the channel of Rock Creek in Rock Creek Township. The cost will be $5,500. The board adopted a federal revenue sharing resolution of $11,754. The grand jury reported that the jail had been inspected and found to be in a safe and sanitary condition. Carroll County Council on Aging requested a letter from the board giving the council permission to use a room in the courthouse so it can be presented in the budget. 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, m., 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 month $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. If you fail to receive your copy of The Freeport Journal-Standard by 5:15 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. The board approved the motor fuel tax audit for 1974. Charles Sheehey, project director for the 2nd Appellate Court, explained the services rendered to the county. Because of the number of cases, it is impossible for the state's attorney to handle all of them. The board approved a maximum of $2,000 for handling cases. Chadwick Adopts Liquor Ordinance CHADWICK-A liquor license ordinance for the Village of Chadwick has been adopted by the village board. Fees were set at $1,000 per year for both Class A and Class B licenses, with a $750 a year fee for a Class C license. In other business, the board decided to have Willett, Hofmann Associates as engineers to prepare specifications for sidewalk work on Main Street. The firm was also instructed to proceed with getting a contractor to repair sewer lines on Fourth Street. It was reported that a number of •residents have not purchased 1975 vehicle stickers and the police department was asked to check on the situation. Durand Man Injured At Lumber Company DURAND-Gerald Wise, Durand, received eight stitches in his wrist following an accident Saturday at the Barker Lumber Co. here where he works. He was hurt while relocating some barn door track and was taken to St. Clare Hospital, Monroe, Wis., for treatment. Benefit Events Net $17,000 For Herberts LENA-More than $17,000 has been raised through benefit events for Mr. and Mrs. Ed Herbert of Lena, longtime polio victims faced with big hospital bills. Nearly 2,000 persons attended a pig roast and radio auction Friday evening in Lena Community Park. The auction by WFRL radio continued into Saturday afternoon with items donated by area businesses and individuals. Chester the duck brought $1,750 through the efforts of "Friends of the Herberts." Pledges came in from a number of states.. Other fund-raising events included car washes, bike-athon and 4-H auction. Additional events are planned. "This is the most fantastic thing that has ever happened to us...we just can't believe it," Mr. Herbert said this morning from the Western Auto store here, which the Herberts have run the past 15 years. The Herberts were able to come to the park for the festivities Friday and Saturday, where they expressed their thanks for the public's support. Mrs. Herbert, the former Evelyn Holmes, underwent three major operations, including one for cancer of the colon, in Freeport, Memorial Hospital. She entered the hospital March 18 and returned home June 8. Mrs. Herbert will re-enter the hospital Saturday for follow-up surgery next Monday. Extension Unit Lancaster Unit Lancaster Homemakers Extension Unit will have a workday at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stephenson Nursing Center. The group will meet in the activity room of the skilled care building. Members are to bring sewing supplies and a dozen cookies. Anderson Supports Pollution Funds Cong. John B. Anderson, R-Rockford, joined 306 of his colleagues in supporting an amendment which provides |250 million in loan money to help small farmers meet federally imposed water pollution control standards. Anderson called the funding "a timely effort to meet the urgent need of many farmers who must comply with the new federal water pollution regulations." The House passed the measure as an amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations Act for the upcoming fiscal year. The bill will be considered by the Senate and if these additional funds are retained, they will be made available to farmers through the Farmers Home Administration. Area Hospitals Patients Patients in Savanna City Hospital include Carol Meador, Lanark; Dorothea Bailey and Rose Zink, Elizabeth;, and Max Herrell and Laura Foulrath, Mount Carroll. Pest Management Meeting July 31 ELIZABETH-Jo Daviess County farmers, pesticide dealers and applicators are invited to a two-hour pest management meeting at 10:30 am Thursday, July 31, here. The program will begin at the Extension office in the'bank building here, then move to area problem fields. Those attending may bring insect specimens or plant disease specimens. University of Illinois staff members will be present to answer questions. Potato leafhoppers in alfalfa and corn rootworms are doing considerable damage in Jo Daviess County, according to George Swallow, Extension adviser. Shelter Care Home To Close At Lena LENA-The Wheeler Shelter Care Home here will cease operations at the end of this month, according to James Wheeler, owner and operator. Mr. and Mrs. James Wheeler took over the operation of the former Ortiz Convalescent Home in 1969. ' In the institution's 17 years as a nursing home, .400 persons were admitted. In its days as a shelter care home, 78 persons were served. Regional Council Plans Open House At New Office STERLING-The Northwest Illinois Regional Council of Public Officials will have an open house Tuesday at the organization's new office at 210 E Third St.,. Sterling. . The Sterling Chamber of Commerce will participate in the organization's ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Coffee and doniits will be served all morning. The Northwest Council is the regional planning agency in Northwest Illinois. The council also helps local governments with planning or management problems: The council welcomes visits by local governments, elected officials or persons with problems related to governmental services. Those who cannot go to the open house are invited to call or visit the office at any time. Blackhawk PCA Plans Open House MILLEDGEVILLE-Blackhawk Production Credit Association here will hold open house at its remodeled office from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. James Wright is the branch manager; James Godke, field representative; and Mrs. Paul Sites, secretary. Scholarships Offered Young men and women interested in a career as an agricultural engineer can apply for a scholarship or a train- eeship at the University of Illinois College of Agriculture. More information can be obtained from county Extension offices. Northwestern Illinois Briefs The Ladies A/flft u,4~~, fV, ] Tuesday, July 22 Is Ladies' Day ,J \>', •>*< Each Lady Must Be Driving The Car To Receive The FREE Car Wash WASH With Any Fill Gasoline! HOURS: Monday-Friday ' x 8 to 5:30 P.M. Sat. 8-5; Sun. 8:30-12:30 \ CAR WA 1030 West Galena in Freeport Stephenson Airlift Stephenson Soil and Water Conservation District's annual airlift Sflnday drew 240 persons, well above last year's figure. Six planes were used in the nights from Albertus Municipal Airport. Joins Auction Staff ORANGEVILLE-Don Barker of Orangeville has joined the auction staff of Public Sales Service, Inc., Monroe, Wis. A lifelong farmer, he has been active in the farm auction field for the past 10 years. At Conservation Camp MOUNT CARROLL-Tim Phelps, son of Mr, and Mrs. David Phelps of Mount Carroll, is among 100 young people participating this week in the Illinois 4-H, Conservation Camp at Monticello. The camp, in its 42nd year, is one of the oldest conservation education programs in existence. Athletic Boosters MILLEDGEVILLE-Athletic Boosters Club will hold a family picnic at 6 p.m. Sunday in Stover Park here. Those attending are to bring two dishes to pass, a meat dish and table service. 4-H Club Plans Project Tour ELEROY-Eleroy Lads and Lassies 4-H Club will have a project tour at 7:30 tonight starting at the home of Ima and Colleen Snapp and ending at the home of Jeff and Karlene Williams. Demonstrations will be given by the Williams' and Ima Snapp. Fire Destroys Ridott Garage RIDOTT-A multiple-car garage and its contents were destroyed in an early morning fire Saturday at the Lowell Markel property, rural Ridott. Lightning .apparently caused the blaze, firemen said. Two late model cars and a pickup truck were destroyed. Dakota Fire Department received the call at 6:15 a.m. Rock City firemen then took over because the property is in its territory. Elected Director FORRESTON-Mrs. Deb (Mullen) ^ Blackburn of Monroe, Wis., formerly of Forreston, has been elected to a two-year term on the board of direc- '. • tors of the Green County Hotline, Inc.,-,.-', which will provide resource informa- • tion to the public on various organiza- ,,, tions. ..-..« Champion Barrow " WARREN-Kupersmith & Koch, •••'• Warren, entered the champion crossbred barrow in the on-hoof market "•• judging at the Poland China breed's ~ national summer type conference at "• Knoxville. Breeders from 13 states paid a record $30,500 for the prize win- - 'ning boars and gilts. Top seller was the •: grand champion boar of Lyle Jones of > Winchester, bringing $2,250. —— . ';•' «i. Soybean Director Allan D. Aves, rural Kirkland, was••>< re-elected to the Illinois Soybean Pro- ... gram Operating Board for a three-year term in the statewide elections. Aves, board director, serves District 1 * (northwestern Illinois). Five of the six " directors elected are incumbents. __ • • ' , v» Shannon Friendship Club SHANNON-Shannon Senior Friend- '' ship-Club will meet'at 1:30 p.m. " : Wednesday in Wesley Chapel. '' TiMftdoys Ar* Khida Special At... ® FAMILY RESTAURANT Sun.-TlHiR., 11-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sit 11-12 p.m. 1130 S. Galma — 232-101] Plan Your Tomorrow Today . . . At HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE Career and Educational Planning & Assistance Available To You! 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