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Mount Pulaski Times-N VOLUME 35. MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS, LOGAN COUNTY THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1941 NUMB_.; REFLECT'ON S Mount lPulaskians would do well to Pay respect this week to its oidt mad most honored orgmdza- Uoa.. The Phoenix Fire Delmrtment. t it In Paying tribute to these men is well to also Include those who have served the community, and have since PaSSed on- TOnight they are celebrating the atty aaaiversary of their o dzation and will pay tr/buto to mamabers who are no longer $$ Few of us reallze sad sppreclate tke true worth of th volunteer ZreP  .ram who, Night and dsy---4n falr weather or bitterly eold temperatures reopond to the call of $$ tkat SOme fellow townsman's or .uv.a,s hame  bg ttffiteaed wth destrueUo The beof the depsrt- emt wlm in a small way but a p/- oSeer spirit prevailed in hLs com- nttY 6 yea ago had wi it also the spit- It of eompetit/on that brought three state ehampignshlI m to the  ]Fre ][nt of Mount Y, we ive bat mmdl to Just what courage and WOrk and tenacity of purpose these iaoReers pouess ou St thru the records of the tion will make one a con- mam err and a booster of 4the local g, tt -  was held in 1935, and at that te the business men and   them high tribute   spok word. lesent members of whom few are pioneers on the tOday pay U'Umto to those lve set #t splend/d prece- t$ e nm who are ore Or less ew to the department have be- eee b of i er and are doin a fine /deeismt feenn of respect be in the heart of every o a and child wheo they Pdre. what the men of -uent stand for; they are always on the _ to serve whenever a call is ve. ther ia the wee hours mght or in sldday; OOnd maa monetsry re- tt respo to the Kemmer Passed Away On Monday Services Held At Zion Church Today Mrs. Carrie M. Kemmer, wife of Fred W. Kemmer of North Wash- ington street, Mount Pulaski, who had been in failing health for many months, was taken in the Sohahl ambulance Saturday mor- ning to Le Deaconess hospital in Lincoln, where she died at 3:55 p. m. Monday, March I0, 1941, aged 64 years, 1 month and 14 days. Carrie M. Bachle was born Jan. 26, 1877, in Beatrice, Nebraska, a daughter of Fred and Josephine Bachle, natives of Germany. Se grew to womanhood there, and in Beatrice on October 11, 1898, was married to Fred W. ,Kemmer of Mount Pulaski vicinity. They started housekeeping on the Kem- mer farm just south of the city, remaining there many years, re- tiring about 20 years ago and moving to the present .home in town. Mrs. Kemmer was highly esteemed and possessed re.any good zriencls. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran church, the La- dies' Aid Society and the Sewing Circle of the churcl Surviving are her husband; one daughter, Beatrice, wife of Clar- ence Riedel; twin granddaughters and one grandson; and one sister, Mrs. Carl H. Baumann, all of Mount Pulaski. The body was removed to the Schahl funeral home, and Tuesday evening was taken to the family residence. Funeral servicee were held in the Zion Lutheran church at 2:30 p. m. this Thursday, Marel 13 con- ducted by the pastor, Rev. H. Wit- trock. Herbert Yauch of Chestnut y we lmow to show Wt tion of  n pirit in military preparedness." We tle me i l - : Dr. and Mrs. E. H. CoX return-  l tram a word of ed home Sunday from a three eoln- a! Praise for  weeks' vacation trip to St. Peters ".---m. burg, Florida, Dr. Cox recupera- ting from an attack of pneumon- -, ia first of Fisherman's Paradise Is IDonkey Fast Becoming Reality IGame Here New Lake Is On Tu Fast Filling With Wafer The Mount Pulaski Conserva- tion Club, Inc., a branch of the Mount Pulaski chapter of the Lo- gan County Sportsmen's Club, is actively carrying on toward its goal, and has made a report of its !stratus, intents and regulations to all members. ,qat was a vision last spring, has blossomed into reality, and by perseverence and loyalty on the part of several of the real conservationists of the club, the dam for the lake has been completed and the valley of the proposed lake prepared for flooding. With continued rains "The Modern Pied Piper" To Be Topic Chicago Speaker To Address Woman's Club The Mount Pulaski Woman's Club will hold its regular meeting at 2:30 p. m. Friday, March 14, in St. John's Lutheran church, un- der the department of Motion Pic- tures, of which Mrs. Wilford Scroggin is program chairman. sang "Abide With Me," and Wil- bur E. Stoll rendered "I'm But a I Stranger Here, Heaven Is MY ltreasurer, lnown among the club women of Home," with Mrs. Emily Feuer-' bacher as organist. The funeral Illinois. and is very active in the Fa I it d work. She is aformer president was largely attended, and there T}r]l]f'S q e of the Morgan Park Woman's werelntermentmany wasbeautifulin Mountflral mbutes. [ T OPulaskl #SOil Special' Club: former president of the cemetery. The pallbearers were Third Congressional District of 1"l- Carl Sohmidt, Edward Steglng, The Times-News 'in two previ- linois Federation of Women's Herbert ]Pink, John E. Stoll, Hen- ous issues gave muoh information Clubs; former chairman of com- fy Dammermarm and W e s 1 e y about the coming of the Soil Spe- mittee on Motion Pictures, Illinois Laughery. eial to Mount Pulaski over the Federation; f)r:'er chairman of Illinois Central on Tuesday, Mar. committee on : ".i,' Pictures. 18, the time here being from 4:45 General Fe#ra'.i:: of Women's Harold Reiterman to 6:15 p. m. This train is opera- Clubs. Makes Advancement ted by the railroad company, in At the present time .he occu- Amo ..... ,co-operation with the University pies the follow:ng offices: Organ- ng  aavancea course sm I or ",of Illinois, and everybody is c - izer and president of the Better dents in the Umvermt of I11mois[ " Y " ,dially invited to come and visit the Pictures council of Chicagoland; Reserve Officers Training CorpS ltrain and gain much valuable in- member of the advisory commit- who have been selected for mem-formatio n bership in Phalanx, honorary and! " tee of the National Board of Re- ...... , ......... .. ! If ou want to know more vew in New York; chairman for professiu military .ruerniy,  Y Harold Reiterman w. R. 3 Mount l abut this soil special, call the lo- three years now serving last Pulaski. ''" ' [cal Illinois Central agent. A. C. term) of local board, arranging He was chosen because of his Kolp, and he will gladly inform, for the State Convention, Illinois outstanding leadership in scholas- you. The phone number is 16g. tt Federation; vice-president Chicago tic work, military training, and is expected that the train dll be Council Camp Fire Girls; super- campus activities. The organiza- spotted on the switch track near intendent for 21 years of the Mor- tion to which he has been chosen the old electric light plant, gan Park Congregational Church School. was founded at the University of Illinois in 1925, and now has un- FLUE BURNED OUT AT It will be a treat to hear Mrs. its in three other institutions. Its CHARLES M. GORDON HOME McClure's talk, and all members purpose is to "foster interest and Abput 6:45 a. m. Saturday mere- are urged to be present. the club will soon have a pictur- _ . ..... 4usic zor the occasion will be esque lake in wna was ormery furnmhed b " " .......  " y Lne woman's Club a waay eroaea gully. .. . I chorus, under the direction of The lake is located on ne l-loyi_ rs Geor e -- -on "" M . g . C nelly. farm four miles northeast of t A addre.*s ..... "--" " e n .. on ne subject Tne Mount Pulask on the south sld " ' . ' __ _ - I Modern Pied Piper" will be given of Salt CreeK, on propery Known I for many years as Hoy's bluffs.  After the lake is filled it will be ................................. stocked with adult breeder fish black bass and blue gills, real game fish}, ttms giving the mem- bers a prospective season of fish- ing during next summer and fall. The State Natural History Survey is co-operating on this project, and will have seined and poisoned the Shellhammer lake (in the same valley a short distance above tb remove all undersirable fish, and then restock it with the same stock so as to insure a man- aged fish project. Fishing privileges will be grant- ed to members only after the 1941 spawning season. The Conservation Club officers are as follows: Morrell Deibert, president. Charles F. Wagner, vice-president; Austin W. Schaf- fenacker, secretary; Karl Dittus. by Mrs. Riclrd M. McClure of Chicago. Mrs McClure ia well Business Men Will Play Farm Tea Folks woh like to laugh at antics of their fellowmen not fail to be at the Mount Pula ki high sol.el gymnasium on Tuesday evening, March 18th, watch two teams of "city and ".hayseeds" perche on top innocent looking donkeys, try play a game of basketball. Many will remember they had watching business and farmers play a game of ball here a number of years a with donkeys as their Well, they tell us tht this of basketball is twice as funny. The event is being the Future Farmers of of the local school and tickets now being sold for the event, vance tickets can be bought 15c and 25c. If bought at door the price will be 25c and . The game starts at 7 o'clock. The men who have correlated to team up with the donkeys (the men wilt wear hats) are: "City Slickers": Austin 2ha:f=, fenacker. George Underhtll. Rlty- mond Hahn, Frank Turiey, Mllner, Earl EdwarcLe. bus, Ick Hahn. J. Norman Gene Manes, Herb Ayer. "Hayseeds": Karl Dltttm tus. Lee Buckles. Arthur M&lqti Welby Moore. Paul Tendick. tel Neal. Robert Guido, Sohroth. New Custodian Of Courthouse A new custodian will charge of the Mount Memorial Shrine on Saturday oL this week when Gottlieb C. Za " )resent custodian will be replaced by Lawrence Montgomery of llU- opolis. /Mr. Zah has been the efficiet custodian of the courthotme m it was restored as a historical fl* in 1938, and while he regretted l- ceiving notice that his srvtc were no longer required, wa eg- pecting dismissal due to a in the state administration. When it was learned that a non-, resident was to be given the local position, a wave of protest w raised and resulted in a petition signed by several hundred citlze being taken to Springfield, as ang that a local person be given the . appointment. The petition presented to over* nor Green and Superintendent of Public Works and Parks, Walr Rosereld, was of no avail how- ever as the position was put und civil service some time ago and as no one had taken the examinstio hers of the fire department were from this community, Mr. Mont. / called to the home of Charles M. Mrs. George Deitrich, of Water - gomery was the only certified per* Gordon in the northwest part of leo, New York. here on an extend- son who was eligible to the the city on account of a flue burn- ed stay at the home of her b:)- under the civil ervice ing out, and causing a great*vol- ther, Dr. E. H. Cox, left Wednes- hence his appointment. Had ume of smoke. The firemen were day evening for Hernando, Missis- Za taken the exam fortunately not needed, but they sippi, to vist for a mont with her he would have been able to until all W.W. tlnue on with his Job here.