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Dixon Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 3, 1965, Dixon, Illinois Funeral Home dial 283-8381 202 e. Fellows st. Dixon Illinois Dixon evening Telegraph serving the heart of Rock River Valley Tor More than a Century saturday april 3, 1965voice about town dear f hit or the let county building commission As formed for one purpose Only to construct a new Law enforcement building jail and it Isi no Frankenstein and there a s been no mystery of silence a bout it. The Dinon evening Telegraph has carried excellent articles about the for Many months during Whiddo it was discussed and acted in on by the Lee county Board during this Long period there we to no comments by the farm Bureau. Just Bat is the Lee county building commission it will be a group Ltd of men whom you know Well some will be of the banking profession some of the building pro. Fission real estate Etc. Som f May be members of the Lee county farm Bureau All men you know and Respert and Are responsible citizens of the com Unity. The county As being the forming Bod j will appoint five men and the City of Dixon will be represented the Dixon school District. Dixon Park District 1 and the Dixon Rural fire District. They will each appoint on member. These a members serve without pay and Are appointed for staggered terms of one to five years. They will meet elect one of their members chairman one Secretary and organize As a body. Tiv a will make a Survey As to the needs location size numb to i of cells Etc., for a Lee county jail. Then after a thorough study draw plans for constructs fat a financing maintenance it f. All these items a in the u use which they enter into with Lee county subject to approx Al by the Board in every detail. A it or the lease is approved her the Hoard the commission t an sell Revenue Bonds to Fin Anere the construction maintenance of nation costs Etc. This imms not involve the county general Pund. In Pei a county such Bonds sold at 3? i per cent Stephenson county Tutti by sold at 3 58 per cent. The eff May not run Over 20 years. This. Is the method of financing u rider which most Public buildings Are constructed. After the building is completed and the Bonds Are retired the building reverts Back to the county. A t this Point the building Cymru Mission May be Dis banded i nereid a failure of the Chain Nan to appoint members. As a mum bar of the Lee county farm Bureau. I think a vote of thanks is due to the Lee county Board of supervisors for their Gene Rous donation of $5,000 to the hoi me Extension service an affiliate of the Lee county farm Bui Pau. Carl e. Spangler a wember of the Lee county farm Bureau Brief summary of the arguments presented to me when i asked several supervisors about this matter. May i suggest that you tax a payers ask your supervisor s for a a full explanation of the situation a and for the reasons he voted As j he did. If you agree with his a j Tion Tell hint so. If you Don t i agree with him Tell him that tool maybe you could persuade him to change his vote if enough of Sou feel strongly enough about this a in Unity there is strength Quot j this writer feels that having a new jail is not the Issue Here at All but whether the end justifies j the Means. In other words regardless of the worthiness of the i objective Why Are not the people Given a Chance to approve or to disapprove this major expend Ture if. As Many of us believe the need is evident and obvious will not the voters if properly educated and approached do i what is Best for the county this would be in line with the Prin Peiples of a democracy. Have we a indeed lost our votes i wonder if the people in the Dixon school District for example Are aware of the implications Here. I understand they Hae voted Down four Bond is-1 sues in succession without commenting on the worthiness of those lion issues. I would it Point out that if this building commission is allowed to exist As planned the Dixon school District 1 voters wont have a Chance to i turn Down any More Bond issues the building commission will be empowered to go ahead spend the Money and Send the Bill to the taxpayers. If you Are pleased with the actions of your supervisor after having heard him explain his views on the building commission and any other pertinent Issue support him with your voice and your vote. If you would rather vote for someone else Why not organize a Strong write in Campaign for someone you can this presupposes that j those now is office Are campaigning again and Are mostly unopposed As is often the Case if enough voters speak on april 6th and the town meeting is also a Fine place to speak in addition to the voting let Oththo Board of supervisors might on april 8 their next scheduled meeting Date rescind their action setting up that building commission May i add that i am not necessarily opposed to the members of the Board of supervisors not am i flatly advocating their ouster. The Road has made Many commendable decisions in recent years and contains a number of worthy members. But at last on april 6th the people still have a Chance to speak their views and to vote As they wish a if a person will not use his Freedom to defend his Freedom he does not deserve his sincerely Edwin moms \ Lee county tax Quot payer i Harmon 111 dear editor most of the area citizens Are surely aware that on feb. 11, 1965, the Lee county Board of supervisors passed a Resolution organizing a Public building commission. Those voting a a Aye were supervisors Klingebiel Herbst Miller Baiser Finch. Naylor Curran Wilson. Spangler Dunn Hoyle. Faivre currens Sheaffer Allen. Dieterle. Roemmich. Koch Erickson. And Florschuetz. Those supervisors who voted a nay Quot were Barnes. Cross Archer Kranov Ilas Selberg Dunphy and Hollenbeck. Those in favor of this step seemed to believe that this county needs a new jail and that a voter referendum for a Bond Issue would be costly and a frankly would not pass and this. Then was the Only Way left to acquire a new jail. Those supervisors opposed to this Resolution were mostly of the opinion that spending $200.000.00 plus interest for 20 years of the taxpayers Money in one big chunk . The commitment on i the jail even if actually paid for Over a 20-year period should Only i lie done with v oter approval. They j feel that using this Public building commission is a form of a tax i action without was t some wars fought Over this principle the above statements Are a magistrate court weather tee county circuit court clerk Harold w. Huffman a office has released the following dispositions from the traffic division Harold j. Webster Rockford no red Light $10-$5. Susan p. Snow Dixon careless j driving $10-$5. Frank w. Villiger Dixon improper mufflers $10-$5. George 1. Volkert Broughton failed to yield the right of Way $10 $5. Gary w. Logan Amboy no identification on second division vehicle. I10-s5, Ronald Johnson Ohio disobeyed traffic signal $10-$5. Preston c. Gleason Princeton improper Lane usage $10-$5. Elden w. Hagemann Amboy improper mufflers $10-$5. Joseph l. Hoyle Amboy excessive Speed. $10-$5. Carl l. Hummel Lewistown overweight on License $20-$5. Charles f. Harlow Cameron. Mo., inadequate splash guards $10-$5 Herbert w. Keefer. Chicago improper passing $10-$5. Thomas j. Metz Dixon too fast for conditions $10-$5. Betty j. Sonntag Mendota too fast for conditions $10-$5. The following cases were All forfeitures on overweight in the amounts indicated Elbert c. Shiflet Kokomo. Ind., $38.38-$10 Raymond l. Flew piling corrections Ille Iowa $27 60-$10 William Collins Waterloo j Iowa. $33.60-$10 Roger h. Berk Charles City Iowa. $37 60-$10 Salvatore a. Alberto Beaver Utah. $36-$10 Albert Huyghe. Bluffton. Ind., $222-$ 10 Robert e. Mac Gregor Steubenville Ohio $181.20-110 Donald l. Wil Liams. Sioux City. S i $105.60-$10 Duane w. Gottsche Remsen i Iowa. S100.80-s10 Alton w. Bed Ingfield Athens. Ala. $25,60-$10 Richard a. Carter Allison Iowa. $1.248-$10. The following cases were All for speeding in the amounts in i dilated. Charles d. Berryman Platte Ville wis., $10-$5 George d. Miller. Granite City. $l0-$5 David o. Johnson Dixon. $10-$5 a John l. Lambert. Xae Husa. $13-$5 derail r. Norbeck Levitt own x. Y., $10-$5 Richard c. Lietzau Geneva. $18 $5 William h. Cal Nan Clinton Iowa Bond forfeited for failure to appear Donald b. Welch Savanna. $14-$5. Show Epis Dixon temperatures official High Friday 42 Low today 29 10 30 . 36. Unofficial readings Over past 23 hours at 4-hour intervals ending 11 . Today noon 38 Midnight 32 4 44 4 32 8 35 8 36 11 39 mrs. Rita Oechsel 1501 Peoria re. Has announced her candidacy for clerk of South Dixon town deaths and f funeral Rosa Petri miss Rosa Petri 72. Yarnton died in Kab Hospital Friday following a Short illness. Miss Petri was born in Manson Iowa feb. 13, 1893. The daughter of Henry and Theresa Jakle Petri. She had been a resident of Harmon for 44 years and was a retired practical nurse. She was a member of the st. Flannels Catholic Church in Harmon. Miss Petri was preceded in death by a brother and two Sisters. She is survived by a brother. Harold. Harmon two Sisters. Mrs. David Margaret Butler of Harmon and miss Lucille Petri of Springfield and two nieces and two nephews. Services will be monday at 8 45 . In the Jones funeral Home with services in st. Flannel s Catholic Church. Harmon at 9 30 . The Rev. James Lafferty pastor of the Church will officiate. Burial will be in the holy Cross cemetery Harmon. Friends May Call after 3 pm. Today in the Jones funeral Home a Rosary will be recited at 8 . Sunday in the funeral Home. She is a graduate of Maine blast township High school. Park Ridge and holds a bachelors degree in Home economics from Purdue University. Mrs. Oechsel is married and the Mother of two teen age children. The family Are members of st. Luke a episcopal Church where her husband is a member of the vestry. The candidate is a past president of the Madison school Pat and is Volunteer conductor of the Madison school girls chorus which she organized this fall. Continued from Page 1 . Air Force Jet fighters also raided North Viet Nam but did not Contact any enemy planes. They struck at Thanh Hoa. A City of More than one million also on route 1, 80 Miles South of Hanoi in Saigon a City wide search was launched for a Viet Cong a Cdan reported loaded with explosives and destined for a terrorist attack on the . Information service or the nearby Caravelle hotel american and vietnamese Security forces swung into action As intelligence sources reported the new communist death plot aimed at downtown Saigon. 22 killed Only last tuesday a Viet Cong drove a car loaded with approximately 2-v pounds of explosives to the . Embassy. The blast which followed killed 2 americans and 20 other persons and wounded 52 americans and 134 others. Intelligence sources said then similar attacks were planned on the Usis building and on a Complex of buildings which serves As an american Bachelor officers quarters in Cholon the chinese Section of Saigon. Vietnamese employees of Usis were evacuated from the building. American employees remained at their desks until noon the Normal quitting time on saturday. A Skeleton staff manned the building this afternoon. Activity at the Caravelle hotel. One Block away from the information service appeared Normal. Dixon Coin club to meet the Dixon Coin club will hold its monthly meeting tuesday at 7 30 in Loveland Community building. Shinier students faculty offer to fast for Freedom mount a group of 275 students and 15 faculty members from Shimer College have voluntarily offered to a fast for Freedom today in order to Aid the voter registration drive in Alabama. The Money which the College dining Hall will save by not having to serve the groups 870 meals will be contributed to the Southern Christian leadership conference in Alabama. At Mealtimes the fasting students will be Able to attend a religious service for social Justice and hear a report on the recent participation of nine Shimer students in the Selma. Alabama March to Montgomery. During the dinner hour they will take part in a a Freedom Hootenanny a in the College auditorium. Janies Thorpe James Thorpe. 56. Died Friday night in Kab Hospital after a Short illness. Or. Thorpe was born in Dublin kv., nov. 5. 1909. He is survived by a brother w. B. Thorpe. Mayfield by. And four Sisters mrs. Cases Talty mrs. Lee Taylor mrs. Obie bar Nger and mrs. Claude Whitlow All of Dixon i funeral services will be today at 5 30 . At the Preston funeral Home with the Rev. William Oaks pastor of the first Baptist Church officiating. Friends May Call after 5 . Today. Immediately following today a services the body will be taken to the Burns funeral Home in Dublin where funeral services will be held monday at 2 . At the Dublin Baptist Church. Burial will be in Dublin Carl Meca Vrr Dixon keeper of a Barking dog $.>$5, James a. Gabler Aurora transporting a bottle with a broken Seal. $50-$5 improper Lane usage $10-15. 01101 11c continued from Page 1 Alabama and Federal deposits in Alabama Banks. King said while the third staff would specifically single out items. Produced in the state which King feels the nation should Boycott. The Boycott brought angry responses from Alabama state legislators. A the White folks if they so desire can Boycott too Quot said rep. John Lewis Cates of Shelby county accusing King of being a Power mad a i can t see How with that Type of rash thinking the negro people of Alabama can believe that King is helping their said sen. Jimmy my Dow of Shelby county. Conditions King said the Boycott would go on until these conditions Are met an end to the poll tax in All elections. Voter registrations at times convenient to working people such As at night and on weekends. Appointment of negroes to policy making positions on state boards and in state agencies. An end to alleged police brutality and the Assurance of equal police Protection to All citizens. Denunciation by officials and civic leaders of violence and of the use of racist ideas in political statements. A this is no attempt to destroy the Economy of the state of Alabama King said. Licensed to wed Athens apr an earthquake Shook the greek capital this morning for a few seconds causing panic. There were no reports of damage. It was the third Shock Felt in Athens in the past three Days. Two Sharp earthquakes in Central Greece wednesday killed four persons and damaged or destroyed More than 1.000 Homes. Lee county clerk John Stouffer Friday issued the following marriage License Roger Trotter 1206 Ogletree place and Mary Louise Merrion 1836 w. First st. Kite safety snip a a est ions offered mrs. Ethel w Illiams Kab Hospital mrs. Ethel Williams. 86, Sioux tails s. D., formerly of Dixon died Friday afternoon in Sioux Falls after a Long illness. Mrs. Williams was Borri june 18. 1s79, in Dixon. On nov. 29, 1899, she married John Williams who preceded her in death in 1952. Survivors include a son. Gilbert Rockford four daughters miss Cecile Williams Elgin mrs. Henry Frances Winch Winona Minn. Mrs. Howard Rauch Sioux Falls and mrs. Marcel in can Faith s. Three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held monday at 3 in the Preston funeral Home with the Rev. Malcolm Ludy pastor of the first presbyterian Church officiating. Friends May Call at the funeral Home after noon monday. Burial will be in Palmyra cemetery. Admitted David Dixon Marion Dubois Dixon master John Seiner Oregon Edmund Kelly mrs. Laura Clark Amboy master Mark Becker Sublette mrs. Marilyn Wolfe Eldena. Discharged Joseph Kent. Merle Price mrs. Janet Grobe mrs. Wanita trader mrs. Eunice Lind Strom mrs. Lilly Johnson Dixon mrs. Clara Wiemken Sterling miss Delores Huff. Oregon Eugene Dean. Peru mrs. Ruth Reinhold Eldena. Births or. And mrs. Richard Bowser Polo a son March 3. A string along with safety Quot is a timely suggestion offered to local kit fivers and their parents by r h. Hartdge District superintendent of Public service company. The Utility officials guidelines for Hazard free Kite flying include a use Only Ordinary Kite string never wire or metallic Cord and do not attach Metal or tinsel to any part of the Kite a find an open launching space a avoid areas where the Kite is Likely to become snagged n wires or Trees. A never Fly a Kite during a storm or when the string is wet a abandon the Kite rather than risk injury by climbing a pole or entering any danger area to retrieve it. Reds claim 12 t o k y o apr communist China said 12 . Planes were shot Down a and Many More were hit a today when u. S planes launched another air strike into North Viet Nam peking a new China news Agency in a Hanoi dispatch made no mention of three communist Mig Jet fighters that jumped . Navy planes attacking a Bridge 65 Miles South of Hanoi. North Viet names capital. A Dixon Riih Lic schools menu week of april 5 to april 9 at the High school Jefferson. Madison and grand Detour schools. Monday pork and dressing tuesday hamburger on Bun wednesday Spaghetti with meal thursday roast beef Friday grilled cheese sandwiches. Vegetables and or fruit a dessert bread butter and milk Are served with the above main dishes. The John Rich Agency 119 Galena ave., has purchased the Alden f. Hunter insurance Agency. 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