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Dixon Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - November 21, 1970, Dixon, Illinois I a. I w. Audi itt hide mrs. Louise Thoresen is reunited with her parents. Or. And mrs. Joseph Kanich of Chicago at Fresno. Calif. They had just heard a jury acquit the 34-year-old mrs. Thoresen of All charges in the shooting death of her husband. William e. Thoresen Iii. It Ai wire photo new trial ordered for Chana youth the second appellate court had held that Tobie m Grover 19, Chana. Did not receive a fair trial when convicted of reckless homicide in Ogle county circuit court and that he be Given a new trial. The appellate courts decision upheld the conviction of Gary l. Clark. 18, Ashton who was tried on the same charge along with Grover. The court held it was a mistake for the circuit court to try both youths in the same court action. However it noted the reason a new trial is granted Grover is not because of joining the cases for trial but because of an incriminating statements made by co defendant. Clark. The court found no incriminating statement was made against Clark by Grover and thus that he was Given a fair trial. The court further ruled the circuit court acted within its secretion in granting probation. The youths were each placed on five years probation provided they serve the first six months of the time in the Illinois state penal farm. Vandalia. The Case was heard by judge Helen Rutkowski who found them guilty on dec. 4. 1969. 3 youths arrested two Dixon youths and a Sterling teen were arrested Friday night on liquor and drug charges by Dixon police. Officers making a routine Stop on a car containing the youths while they were driving in the 600 Block of Carroll Avenue lodged the charges after asking the Driver Duane his Driver s License. As the youth opened his Wallet for the License a Small packet fell out. Which the officers ascertained was marijuana. Canode was charged with violation of the uniform narcotics act Possession of less than 2.5 Grams of marijuana and transportation or Possession of alcoholic liquor. Two passengers in the Auto Bernard f Lendman 18, 1109 Sinni Sippi ave., and Philip m. Baeza. 18. 514 Wallace. Sterling each was charged with Possession of alcoholic liquor As a minor the incident occurred at 10 20 . Addresses commission Robert Mcgraw a representative for the newly created office of Community services spoke to the Rock River development commission at their regular meeting on nov. 19. Held at the Fulton cite Hall. Mcgraw explained that this new department is under the department of local government affairs. Its purpose is to assist local governments that request their services. Helping with Federal Grant applications training local personnel assisting with budgeting auditing joint purchasing planning and Revenue problems Are included in the services available. Mayer Wade of Oregon chairman of the commission introduced the newest member Village president j Milton bos Tian. Of Orangeville. Mayor Warren Wiersema of Fulton was Host for the meeting. The next meeting will be in Dixon on january 28 area hospitals Mendota Community Mendota. Admitted thursday Leo Alshouse. Lamoille Frank Hoscheid Arthur Frev m is. Hilda Norris August Steele and master Carl Feith All of Mendota. Dismissed Charles Worsley Earlville miss Sharon Lane. Ottawa mrs. Alma Alexander Paw Paw mrs. Mary t. Happ and mrs. Gary Sutton and baby girl All of Mendota. Births or and mrs. Larry Thompson Paw Paw a girl Friday. Rochelle Community Rochelle admitted Friday Leslie Butts Paw Paw David Smith. Steward Charles Bruce and Catherine Bruce both of Rochelle. Discharged mrs. Carl Swanson and baby son. Sycamore mrs. Nellie Walker. Rochelle. Births or and mrs. Ronald Fusco a son nov. 19. Amboy Public Amboy admitted. Friday mrs. Hazel Wagner Amboy. Discharged John p Clayton. Lee Center. Dos visitor Robert l Bromley director of admissions. Eureka College. Eureka will be in the Dixon High school guidance office tuesday at 9 . To visit with any students who wish to learn More about Eureka College Illinois scene acquitted in slaying i Nashville 111. A a Washington county circuit court jury has found Jerome Miller. 25. Of Chester innoncent of murdering Joseph Gagnepain a 1967. The trial in which prosecutors asked for the death penalty started monday. It came after a ruling three months ago by the 5th District appellate court that a previous conviction of Miller was improper. Miller had Heen sentenced in Randolph county circuit court to 199 to 200 years on a charge of murder and 50 to 75 years on a charge of armed robbery. He was imprisoned in Menard Penitentiary. The appellate court reversed his conviction. The court found that Miller had been told of his rights when he first pleaded innocent. However the appeals court said officials erred when Miller later changed his plea to guilty because he was not again informed of his rights. Halting fiscal crises Springfield 111. A gov. Richard b. Ogilvie said Friday he is using state income tax receipts and the management skills of the Bureau of the budget to prevent recurring fiscal crises. But he told the convention of the Central Illinois builders group of the association of general contractors a new state Constitution is needed to refine the process. Speaking of the referendum dec. 15 on the new state Constitution. Ogilvie said a i am optimistic that this document w ill be approved because the kind of emotional opposition which has doomed so Many similar proposals in other states does not seem to be Francis p. Sulley. A Chicago attorney told the builders that if building Craft unions did not bargain regionally instead of locally that builders might develop their own work forces with two or three skills per Workman without jurisdictional lines. Approve dental school they were denied a new trial on Jan. 20. Grover and Clark were charged As a result of an Auto Accident May 11. 1969 on the White Pines Blacktop East of Forrest Road which killed mrs. Connie t Bower 36, mount Morris. About town Kab Hospital admitted master Donald Gascoigne miss Jennifer Hargraves Harold Wickler Mark Hasselman mrs. Mildred Adkins mrs. Rita Cardot mrs. Opal sink. John Kirk Dixon mrs. Dora Lake. Harmon mrs. Sylvia Vietmeyer Forreston master Timothy Ditzler Polo miss Pamela Rhea Oregon Merle Kephart Arlington Heights. Discharged master John Houck Chester Folkers baby John Wilson mrs. June Shaffer mrs. Rebecca Schulte mrs. Maxine Sparkman Dixon miss Tammy Karrow. Kenneth Obendorf mrs. Marlene Izer baby Wendy Willstead Polo mrs. Connie Pontnack Paul Westmoreland Ashton. Weather Dixon temperatures High Friday 46 Low today 26 10 30 ., 48. Sunset today 4 31 Sunrise sunday 6 55 Sunset sunday 4 30 . Sunrise monday 6 56. Local forecast today partly sunny becoming warmer this afternoon with the High in the upper 40s. Tonight partly Cloudy with a Chance of showers late tonight and not so cold with the Low 35 to 38. Sunday variable cloudiness with occasional Light rain becoming mixed with Snow Windy and turning colder during the Day High 38 to 44 Alton 111. A Southern Illinois University trustees approved Friday expenditure of $11 million Over the next five years for a permanent school of dentistry on the schools Edwards Ville Campus. The expenditure subject to approval by the state Board of higher education will serve As Matching funds for $18 million in Federal Grants. Edwardsville Chancellor John s. Rendleman said. The dental facility is scheduled to begin operations in 1975. Until then a temporary dental College is being operated on the Siu Alton Campus. Building plans for the permanent dental school Are being prepared by Smith Hinchman amp Graylis a Detroit firm. Gunshot wounds fatal Chicago apr a 15-year Veteran of the Chicago police Force died Friday night of gunshot wounds he suffered nov. 4. He is the ninth City policeman to die violently this year. Patrolman Paul Thomas 43, had been reported in fair condition at Roseland Community Hospital. He was shot three times while attempting to foil a robbery attempt at his fathers news Agency. Thomas was transferred to presbyterian st. Lukes Hospital Friday when his conditioned worsened. He received 40 pints of blood and underwent several hours of surgery Hospital officials said. Thomas is survived by his widow Barbara and four children. Sentenced in beating Chicago apr Robert Montgomery 23, of Wilmington del., was sentenced Friday to five to 15 years in prison for attempted murder in the base Ball Bat beating of a Man and his teen aged son. Montgomery was also sentenced by judge Robert j. Downing of circuit court to serve a concurrent term of five to 10 years for aggravated Battery. Montgomery was convicted by a jury last month. The prosecution said Montgomery and Brian Pace 23, of Portland ore., beat Justo Rivera 49, and his son Angel 13, with a baseball to at in Lincoln Park. Montgomery had testified that he came to Chicago for a reunion with friends he made while in the air Force that he had been drinking All Day prior to the beating aug. 10, 1969, and that he remembered nothing of the attack. Pace disappeared last month during jury selection and has not been found. He was convicted in absent a on the same charges As Montgomery. Sentencing was set for dec. 4. Judge Downing set Appeal Good at $25,000. Percy in Nigeria Lagos Nigeria apr sen. Charles h. Percy r-ul., met Friday with the nigerian head of state maj. Gen. Yakubu go won. And foreign minister Yokoi Arikpo to discuss president Nixon a Vietnam peace proposals. Percy on a three Day visit to Nigeria has sponsored a . Senate Resolution endorsing Nixon a oct. 7 proposal for a standstill cease fire in Vietnam. He is scheduled to leave for London saturday. Arrested in slaying Las vegas. Nev. Up a a Young Chicago couple has been booked Here on suspicion of murder in the oct. 20 slaying of a Las vegas wine girl. The Clark county Nev sheriffs department said Stuart Goldstein 23, and his wife Renee 21, appeared in county courthouse Friday after waiving extradition from Chicago. The Goldsteins were charged with the fatal shooting of mrs. Alyce Deeter 31, Mother of three children and a wine girl at a a a strip hotel Casino. The body was found tuesday on a paved Road leading to a Gypsum mine about 12 Miles from Las vegas. Authorities said Goldstein originally sought to fight extradition when the couple was served with a murder warrant and charged with Auto theft in Chicago wednesday. He later agreed to waive extradition. The Auto theft charge was issued because the couple left Las vegas without returning a rented car. Deadline for thanksgiving notices set a listing of special services for the thanksgiving Holiday at Dixon and area churches will be published As part of next wednesdays evening Telegraph. Those wishing to have services and events included Are to Call or mail notices to the Church editor. Dixon Telegraph by noon tuesday. Deaths and funerals preparing for Moon trip Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar i. Mitchell left takes a look at the Apollo 11 rocket As he and fellow astronauts Alan b. Shepard jr., Center and Stuart a. Roosa departed from launch pad after the Nikon rocket was placed there preparatory for Blastoff for the Moon next Jan. 31 from Cape Kennedy wire photo Kelly announces candidacy for City commissioner Iraq. Kelly Ira g. Clark Kelly 31, 403 f. Seventh st., today announced he is seeking nomination As a City commissioner in the feb. 23 Dixon primary election. The candidate was graduated from Walnut High school and attended Eureka College. He has worked for newspapers in Walnut Dixon Princeton la Salle and for radio station win. He is currently Dixon area correspondent for Rockford newspapers. Kelly is a member of the Dixon elks Lodge. In announcing his candidacy Kelly declared a this City stands at a Crossroads in its destiny. We have been promised continued growth but the Only growth we have seen is an increase of Industry leaving Dixon. A Admiral once a proud Symbol of growth stands today with its Assembly lines closed and its employees gone. A Borden has closed its operations and the Dixon state school has said it will not replace persons retiring from a number of Job categories. A a merchants in downtown Dixon report sales lagging behind those of other communities. A it has been repeatedly said that this City is wearing out at the seams yet what has been done to reverse this trend a i am asking the voters to elect me to the Post of City commissioner. If elected one of my first acts will be to ask the new Kis Waukee nursing program attracts wide age Range Malta a women from the late teens to the mid fifties Are now studying for a practical nursing career at Kis Waukee College. Twenty one students Are enrolled in the 42-month Len program which began last May 25. According to mrs. Mary o Meara coordinator of the program practical nursing students a study in breadth More or less what the in registered nurse studies but not in she explained that the length of the program is much Shorter and trains the student a to be the bedside nurse to do the technical procedures whereas the in is trained Nore to take a a licensed practical nurse has to work under the direction of a registered Nurs or a licensed physician All the time a said mrs. Jane Schaeffer a nursing instructor. The program is setup with two 17-week sessions w Ith an 8-week session Between them plus a four week vacation. During the first session the students receive instruction in nursing skills health and nutrition. The Structure and function of the body and personal and vocational relationships. In addition they Are involved in clinical work for one and a half Days a week. The Short semester includes geriatric and mental health nursing plus three Days of clinical experience each week. During the final 17-week session. The studies Are entered on the care of medical and surgical patients maternity and Newborn patients and paediatric nursing. Three Days of clinical work per week Are included in this semester. Most of the clinical work is done at Dekalb Public Hospital. Though other affiliating agencies include americana nursing Center of Rochelle Dekalb county nursing Home Pine acres retirement Home Rochelle Community Hospital and Sycamore municipal Hospital Field trips Are included in the study of mental health nursing. Because of the limited facilities at the present time in the nursing school Center at 612 Haish Street in Dekalb. Only one class goes through the program at a time. The present class will finish next april 9. Mayor to appoint a seven member group which would be known As the Community priorities commission. These citizens together with the full complement of City staff facilities and consultants would draft a list of priorities for the coming four years. This report due 90 Days after the commission begins its work will become the driving Force in charting the City a course for the next four years. A this City in our technological age can no longer afford to jump from crisis to a Hodge podge manner. Priorities for this City Are a must. A if i am elected i further pledge that i will not be a part time commissioner. I have the time and i will use that time to work for our City its residents and its future in a progressive manner on a full time City police probe three accidents three accidents were investigated by Dixon police Friday. Officers said that Ivan l. Bur Kitt 32, 819 e. Morgan st., was cited for duty upon striking an unattended vehicle after a mishap at 10 . Officers said that his Auto struck a parked vehicle owned by Wayne Needham it. 3, on Hennepin Avenue damaging its left rear panel. No tickets were issued when vehicles driven by Phillip w. Lennon 33, 1402 Bonnie ave., and Robert h. Stouffer 27, 930 Franklin Grove rd., collided on River Street at the Prince ice Cream Castle. Officers said that Stouffer was backing from the Castle lot and Lennon backing from a partial a turn when the vehicles struck. Harold a. Cramer 18, 607 Carroll ave., was not cited after his car struck the West Side of a Stone Bridge on Page drive. Cramer said his car struck a Pond of water on the Roadway and he could not steer the car correctly. Steward school Board meets Steward the Steward elementary school Board met monday evening at 7 30 . With All members present Harry Allen president Gardner Smith. Robert by Bee and superintendent Del Hicks. Bills of the month were studied and paid. Bids were opened for electrical work to be done on the old Section of the school building. Ippen electrics bid was accepted on a time and material basis. The school curriculum and Board policy manuals were discussed before adjournment. Too old he says Oakland. Calif. Up a George Blanda 43-year-old quarterback u to has saved the Oakland raiders four weeks in a Row. Does not think hell go into coaching when he hangs up his spikes. A i m too old a he said Friday. A a in la leave the coaching to the younger Francis Sauber Francis Sauber 54, 1062 s. College ave., part owner of Fritz and Bill a Corner tap died Friday in Kab Hospital where he had been a patient since tuesday. Sauber Farmed near Virgil for Many years and came to Dixon when he bought an interest in the tavern at first st. And College ave. He was born nov. 3, 1916, in Sycamore the son of Matthew and Mary Strobel Sauber. Sauber was a member of st. Patrick a Catholic Church the knights of Columbus and the holy name society. He is survived by his Mother two Sisters mrs. Leo Rita Berringer Maple Park mrs. Frank Helen Petit Virgil and a brother Joseph st. Charles. Funeral services will be held monday at 9 30 . In the Conley funeral Home Elburn and at 10a.m. In its. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Virgil with Rev. Joseph Kaiser officiating. Burial will be in its. Peter and Paul cemetery. Friends May Call in the funeral Home after 2 . Sunday where the Rosary will be recited at 8 . Sunday. Mary a. Cochran Eden funeral services for mrs. Mary a. Cochran 79, Mother of Francis Tex Cochran Dixon 111., were held nov. 13 Here in the st. Charles Catholic Church. Burial was in the Eden cemetery. She was born feb. 9, 1891, in Concho county and married Pryor Cochran nov. 24, 1915, in Eden. She had lived her entire life in Concho county and was a member of the Catholic Church. Other survivors include a daughter mrs. Julia Williams Abilene another son James Eden nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A son preceded her in death. Earl Noffsinger Oregon Earl Noffsinger 78,605s. Fourth st., died Friday afternoon in his Home following a Long illness. He was born May 10, 1892, in Doniphan mo., the son of James and Sophie Nash Noffsinger. He married Peryl Oxley sept. 12,1918, in Hiawatha Kan. He had lived in Oregon for the past 31 years and was employed As a trucker at the j. I. Case co., Rockford prior to his retirement in 1959. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren it. Morris. He was preceded in death by five Brothers and four Sisters. He is survived by his widow three daughters mrs. Viola Moudy Anaheim Calif. Mrs. John Wava Nickerson Egan mrs. Neil Dorothy Grover Ashton three sons Charles Oregon Earl jr., Sahabra Calif. Franklin Byron and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held monday at 10 30 . At the Farrell funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Hollingshead pastor of the it. Morris Church of the Brethren assisted by the Rev. Fred Moritz first Baptist Church Oregon officiating. Burial will be in West Branch cemetery. Friends May Call from 7-9 . Sunday in the funeral Home. A memorial fund is being established. Gladys d. Long mrs. Gladys d. Long 64, died Friday afternoon in her Home at 616 n. Galena ave. She was born Jan. 4, 1906, in st. Cloud minn., the daughter of James a. And Myrtle Oaks Robertson and was married in 1931 to Darwin w. Long who preceded her in death. Survivors include a son James Long Dixon with whom she resided a daughter mrs. Janet Bridgeman Chicago and two Sisters. Local arrangements were completed by the Allen Buckley funeral Home. No visitation or services Are planned As the body has been willed to medical science. Licensed to wed Oregon Ogle county clerk elect Helvie Wooding has issued the following marriage licenses nov. 16�? Gonzalo b. Ramos and Josefena Galvin both of Rochelle. Nov. 17�? Peter j. Passantino or. And Dorothy l. Fell both of Oak Park Steven j. Boughton and Susan g. Emery both of Byron James h. Edwards and Pearlean Kellum both of Dekalb. Nov. 18�? Richard e. Johnson and Janet k. Shipman both of Polo George Taylor Newman Rochelle and Brenda Gay Miller Steward Jack w. Stigman and Kathleen e. Mcginnis both of Rockford. Nov. 19�? Richard a. Simmons and Kay l. Forister both of it. Morris Kelly Kappler st. Paul minn., and Sandra Gutierrez. Dixon. Ruth e. Wright Byron a Ruth e. Wright. 75, Leaf River died at 2 30 . Friday in the Byron medical Center following a Short illness. She was born sept. 20,1895, in Rockvale township Ogle county daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Stein. She married Arthur Wright in Leaf River Jan. 31,1920. She lived her entire life in the Leaf River area and was a member of the United methodist Church Mary Martha club american legion auxiliary and Home Bureau. She is survived by her husband a son Robert Leaf River a daughter mrs. Warren Margaret Schmidt Oregon and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held monday at 1 . In the United methodist Church Leaf River with the Rev. Willis Thomas officiating. Burial will be in lights Ville cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements were by Bakener Morrison funeral Home. Mrs. Minnie p. Irvin mrs. Minnie Pearl Irvin 92, 1014 w. Sixth st., died at 11 30 . Friday at the Orchard Glenn nursing Home following a Long illness. She was born nov. 22, 1877, in Weakley county tenn., the daughter of Joseph and Nancy Powell Mcguire. She is survived by one daughter mrs. Beatrice Eberhardt Dixon one son William grif fion East Peoria five grandchildren 12 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild seven nieces and two nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1 30p.m. Monday in the United methodist Church West Frankfort with the Rev. Ellis Duggar officiating. Burial will be in Mounds. Friends May Call starting at noon sunday in the Preston funeral Home where the family will be in attendance from 2-4 and 7-9 . Mrs. Edna Nelson mrs. Edna b. Nelson 66, 307 e. 12th st., Rock Falls died late Friday evening in Sterling colonial acres. She was born in Amboy feb. 22,1904, the daughter of George and Annie Newman Ackland. She was married nov. 21, 1921, in Dixon to Carl Nelson who preceded her in death. She is survived by a daughter mrs. Curtis Lois Carroll Rock Falls with whom she made her Home two sons Marvin c., Sterling and Loren a., san Rafael Calif. 13 Grafft children two Brothers Wilbur it. 4, Sterling and Clarence Rural Prophetstown. Funeral services will be 1 30 . Monday in the Wheelock Allen funeral Home with Reu. Nathan e. Williams pastor of the first Baptist Church Sterling officiating. Burial will be in Prairie repose cemetery Amboy. Friends May Call from 2-4 and 7-9 . Sunday in the funeral Home. Clarence Parks Polo a Clarence Parks 82, died at 7 . Friday in his Home on it. 1, Polo following a Long illness. He was born Jan. 1, 1888, in Woosung township the son of Charles and Ayers Parks and married Kathryn Fry nov. 26,1925 in Palo Iowa. Survivors include his widow a daughter mrs. Nolan Jean Deets Sterling and two grandchildren. He was a member of East Jordan United methodist Church and was a past commander of Patrick Fagan american legion Post. He attended Dixon College and it. Morris College and served 42 years As clerk of Woosun township. He also served As scoutmaster of troop 74, East Jordan Church for Many years and was awarded the boy scout scoutmaster a key and Silver Beaver. Funeral services will be held at 1 30 . Monday in East Jordan United methodist Church with the Rev. John s. Smith pastor of the Church and the Rev. Russell Coats Shannon officiating. Burial will be in the Church cemetery. Visitation is planned for 2 to 4 . And 7 to 9 . Sunday in Brown Seidel funeral Home and a memorial has been established. Arrest Man on charge a Dixon Man Robert Bock 28, 2103 factory st., was arrested by Dixon police Friday on charges of unlawful use of weapons after an incident in the 400 Block of West first Street. Police said that the Man was observed running after a car when a .22 Caliper revolver dropped from his Waistband. Police were notified and made the arrest

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