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unt Pulaski Times-News nefit Basketball.---G-0000e-00 Sleet Snowstorm Br00og ABrrie:f nB'eI-ligh School Fnday_ -- - " "-re nu Feb. 23 Kn00D Am CRASH rouen mconvemence . . .. 0 " ,_ 1st Lt. Roger L. Stubbleneld, 26, loweE faun of Sulllvan, and 1st Lt August A xng.. Matches and GRANDDAUGHTER OF Schack, Springfield, were kil_!ed MRS. SCH_M_.GE.N,75, Tuesday Afternoon oncen to IDENT Friday, Feb 9, 1951, when a.a- DIED IN I,INOhrq; And ivemng. LATHAM RES " trainin lane Be AddedFeamres. tlonal Guard g P DIES IN HONOLULU crashed a few minutes after tak- BORN IN CHESTNUT Residents of this area who Polio benefit basketball Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Reeves, ing-off from Capitol Airport in Mrs. Delilah Jane Schmitgen, were congratulating themselves on the fact that despite the rig- , be staged at the Mount of Latham, received a cablegram Springfield. high school on Friaay, q,oaav afternoon, Feb. 13, from The plane, a T-6 piloted by Lt. 75. widow of Herman Schmitgen who lived at 316 Home Ave., in ors of an unusually heavy winter enough to es- , prommes to be area ,,,,-lulu Hawaiian Islands, tell- Stubblefield, was on a routine they were fortunate as ....... ' flight to Chanute Field, Rantoul, Lincoln, Ill., died at 6:30 a.m. on of the more serious r sports fans as well in of the death at 2:30 o clock inconveniences, had a rude a- provide funds in a very that morning of their granddau- when it crashed in a ravine on Monday, Feb. 12, 1951, in the cape some cause. The Decatur A- [ ,,ht, Pri.ccilla Wakayama. The a farm a short distance from the Deaconess hospital in that city. wakening Tuesday when a corn- Legion team.will tang.le I chi'l'd'su'f'fer--ed an attac'k of spinal airport. Decedent was born Feb. 18, bination of rain, sleet and snow Le Mount PulasKI mae-[ meningitis and passed away less The two men were recently 1875, in Chestnut, Ii1., a daugh- caused a power breakdown. "  than a day's time. , called to active duty with the ter of B. F. and Elizabeth Vork- A light freezing rain started game will not be the only ! Priscilla was the daughter oz National Guard's 170th Fighter ers Peterson. As a young girl she early Tuesday morning with loll offered those who at- ! j T and Genevieve Reeves Squadron, which has been alert- .came to Mount Pulaski and at- followed later in the day a driving snow that lasted un the benefit--several boxing TCakayama, and in the summer ed for air force service, March 1. tended school. In Mount Pulaski sleet til late in the evening, played will be staged by grade of 1949 came to Latham for a Lt. Stubblefield was in the army during the year 1893 she married by YOUngsters and there will visit with Mr. and Mrs. Reeves. air force for 27 "months during John H. Roberts, who preceded havoc over this part of Illinois. music as well. She was just learning to walk World War II. her in death in 1903. A breakdown of the high line Decatur team is the out- at that time. At the time of her Decedent is survived by his Her second marrilge was to between Pekin and Lincoln short team in this terri- sudden death she was not quite parents, Ray and Violet Schaffen- Herman Schmitgen of French's ly after noon brought intermit- and leads the industrial three years old. acker Stubblefield of Sullivan; Chapel vicinity, on September 7, tent service all afternoono. The They are among the Besides the parents, the child one brother, William R., attend- 1904. After farming for a hum- Central Illinois Electric and Gas sixteen" to compete in is survived by one brother, John, ing Millikin University, Decatur; ber of years in his home corn- Company which gets its electricl- tourney play. The locals and a sister Judy; and grand- and 2 grandmothers, Mrs. Isaac munity, they retired and moved ty from this high line was forced have a strong lineup and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Stubblefield 0: ' Bloomington, and to Lincoln in December 1928. Mr. to fire up its own plant in Ltn- Mrs. William Schaffenacker of Schmitgen preceded her in death coln and operated on a limited give the Decatur team a real Reeves of Latham. le. The father is in Social Service Pekin, formerly of Chestnut. He on Sept 20, 1943. She was a mere basis until about 8 o'clock that benefit is being sponsor- of the U. S. Government in Hono- was a nephew of Austin W. ber of the Methodist church, evening when the break was re- the Mount Pulaski Legion lulu. They get their mail thru Schaffenacker of Mount Pulaski. Decedent is survived by two paired. A half-hour schedule was in effect as far as possible, each Post office box 5004, Honolulu. The body was removed to the children, Mrs. William Buchholz McMullin funeral home in Sulli- living northwest of Mount Pulas- community served by the IAn- of the local team will van. Funeral services were held ki, and Paul Roberts of East coln company getting a half-hour by Coach Frank FISmNG LICENSES ARE at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in 'ia. Also four grandchildren, of current in order that stokers Who was the outstanding NOW AVAILABI the Sullivan Methodist church. Funeral services were held at and motors might function long turned out by Western City Clerk Charles Sehmitz an- Burial was in Funks Grove ceme- 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First enough to give householders in recent yeas. Jones Methodist church in Lincoln, some heat. nounces that the 1951 fishing lic- tery near Bloomington. all over the confer- conducted by Dr. T. J. Marshall Streetlights were off during enses were received at his office circles as one of Monday, and are now available and most feared bas- to the public. Several have al- FO ]R'S DAY AT Crapp. Burial was in Mount Pu- the evening until full power was aski cemetery, restored, and restaurants relied opponents had to contend ready obtained their licenses and FEB. 22 P.TA MEETING lifted Froehlich on candles to maintain their will be ably supported are waiting patiently for the fish- service. Most places cook with high school stars, L. ing season to open. The next regular meeting of gas and that enabled them to Loren Meister, Merle the Mount Pulaski Consolidated give the public service. Tom Romer, Hank Buck- grade school P-TA will be held Saturday Telephone Calls Mixed Up Robert Copeland, and Thomas E Dey 56 Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 o'clock. Wed The sagging of the telephone ball of fire. | This is the Founders Day meet- wires gave a lot of unasked for Dead In ing, and a very interesting pro-To Chicago Girl co00oec00,oo00 and it was a wise Dopped gram has been arranged, person who did no confidential SPEEDED Mrs. William Sausaman, of gossiping during that time. As FOR MmS00L His Restaurant Springfield, chairman of Family many as four persons answered Life, Illinois State P-TA will Doub|o Rillg some phone calls in the busi- ON MARCH 5 speak on "Better PTA's - Better rehearsals have been Latham Residel Communities". Linda Stivers, 6th  Ceremoll At ness district. The operators were having to ring parties in town grade student, will play "Under Chica00o Church. by hand, while they rang only up by Lester Werntz, II Faili Htl the Double Eagle" and "Peg 0 the country subscribers when the show, as he added additional practices For Several Months. My Heart" on the accordion. Miss Bessie Jane Bader, daugh- already heavy schedule. " Group singing will be led by ter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Bader the lights were on. added rehearsals have Thomas Edward Dey, a resi- Mrs. Vaughan Walch. of Chicago, was united in marri- set for ThUrsday, Feb. 22, dent of Latham, Ill. the past 10 The Baritone horn and the age to Fred Z. Froehlich, son of SHOWING OF "CANCER" afternoon, Feb. 25, and years, dropped dead in his res- Flag purchased by the PTA will Mr. and Mrs. Fred Froehlich of FILM I$ POSTPONED taurant there at 6:30 p.m. Sun- be presented to the school at this Mount Pulaski, at 3 p.m., Satur- Due to the inclement weather night, March 1. The day, Feb. I0, 1951, in the Green- on, Tuesday, and the delayed rehearsal dates have day, Feb. 11, 1951, from a heart meeting. on Monday nights with attack. He was aged 56 years, 2 Refreshments will be served by stone Methodist church in Chi- electric service, the films, "the Doctor Speaks His Mind," and dates as well as months and 27 days. His health the mothers of the 5th grade cago. act rehearsals on Wednes- had been failing for several mon- )ils with Mrs. Eugene Manes, Rev. George Thompson officiat- "To Save These Lives, to have night, ths. Room Mother, as chairman, ed at the double ring ceremony, been shown in Latham high is shaping up in Mr. DeY was born Nov. 14, 1894, The bride's engagement ring was school, were postponed. for the March 5th in Sardinia, Ohio, a son of Mr. a miniature Annapolis Naval A- The new date for the showing cademy class ring. The wedding is Tuesday, Feb. 20, and the at the high school gym. and Mrs. Thomas W. Dey. Corn- Helen Joan Saithews ticket sale has been ing to Illinois, and in Decatur on MaITied December 2 lo rings were bands curved to con- :ime 7:30 p.m. and members of the band August 19, 1927, he married form to the cQntour of the class Following the showing of the be glad to see that you get Mayme Floch. The family lived S. I. E. Hunter ring. [ilms Dr. A. F. Williams of Lath. in Mount Pulaski for a time, Announcement has just been The bride, given in marriage am will talk about cancer. The before the show so you not have to stand in line. when he was employed as main- made of the marriage of Miss by her father, wore a gown of public is invited. tenance man on U. S. Route 54, Helen Joan Matthews to Sgt. I.E. nylon net, the full skirt extend- and then located in Latham. De- Hunter of Baltimore, Maryland. ing into a train, and she wore a cedent was a member of the Mrs. Hunter is the daughter of finger-tip length veil held by a Band Concert Christian church and the Latham Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Matthews, white brocaded velvet cap. White ...o0urne 0n Here Department. who live east of Mount Pulaski. roses and white hyacinths, with Decedent was a veteran of The wedding took place at 5 white satin ribbon streamers, - World War I. He enlisted in the p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, 1950, at composed her bridal bouquet. Army on June 19, 1917, serving the chapel at Fort Sheridan, Ill. Miss Eleanor Thomas of Chi- The public is to have an oppor- lightweights meet Sac- s a cook. He was discharged Major William B. Sharp, chap- cago was maid-of-honor. Her tunity of hearing the Mount Pu- of Springfield tonight Jan. 31, 1919. Lain at Fort Sheridan, perform- gown was of gold taffeta with a laski Public School Band in a last game which will be Besides his wife, he is surviv- ed the ceremony, headdress of Talisman roses. The special pre-spring concert Tues- o'clock, ed by one son, James, of Birming- Attendants were Miss Janet bride's sister, Miss Christine day night of next week at the _ ham, Mich.; and three daughters, Anderson, of St. Charles, Ill., a Bader, was bridesmaid. She wore high school. The band has prepared especl- sectional tour-I Mrs. Zora Lloyd and Miss Shirley classmate of the bride, and Cpl. a gown of blue taffeta, with a started Monday night; Lee DeY of Latham, and Mrs. Charles Suarez, of New York City. similar headdress. They both car- ally for this concert which will with three games Rosa Majckrzah, of Duluth, Minn. The bride graduated from the ried Talisman roses. Little Diane be a stirring one from start to ayed, lost every engage- Also one brother, James Dey of Mount Pulaski township high Kapp, dressed in pink taffeta, finish. Inasmuch as the band has night when the Orlando, Fla., survives, school in 1947, and then began a was the flower girl, and she car- not been heard at basketball assisted by a failure of The remains were removed to 4-year course in nurse's training ried a small basket of flowers, games but a few times this win- caused all games to be the Schahl funeral home in Mt. in Augustans hospital, Chicago. David and Van Froehlich of ter this concert should prove to I. Play was resumed last Pulaski, and on Monday evening She will graduate next Monday, Mount Pulaski, brothers of the be of unusual interest to the pub- Tuesday night's sched taken to the Schahl home for Feb. 19. groom, served as his attendants, lic. Funerals, in Latham. Sgt. Hunter has been in the Ushers were Robert Wunder, a No admission is to be charged but a freewill offering will be night St. Patrick's Funeral services were held at army for eight years. He spent cousin of the bride, and the whipped Cantrall, 41 3 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 15, 5 years in Europe and the far groom's best friend back in Great taken which will be used in downed Fancy in the Latham Christian church, East. At present he is in Tokyo, Lakes training in 1941, Richard helping to meet the expenses of 46-23; and Reason de- conducted by Rev. Willard Meck- Japan, with the 31st Ordnance Bader, Joseph Anderson, all Df the summer music program 32-19. lenberg. American Legion Post Maintenance CO. Chicago and Eugene Boernder of which every band member has will be in action 447, Mount Pulaski, had charge After a visit at home, Mrs. Lexington, Ill. the privilege of participating in the military rites. Burial was Hunter will continue duties as a at no cost whatsoever. on I. the Mount Pulaski cemetery, nurse. " (Continued on page 12) The concert will be at 7:30.