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Mount Pulaski Times-News000000'00] MOUNT PULASKI. ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. APRIL 6. 1961 NUMBER SCHOOL OPENS SPRING IN BASEBALL AND TENNIS Chine Phy m00mn Today Pulaski high opened its schedule Tuesday in Springfield, losing Yesterday after- game with Springfield team at the City cancelled on account Conditions. game was a six being called due to The locals got four hits, and one each by and C. Scroggin. 11 of the out for the majority They had seven hurt as Feitshans six hits off Romer and (Thursday) they Beason to wind series. Next Tues- go to Lincoln for a JLn Koch, whose Hill-i had a successful fall  Season with 8 wins a- losses, has a host of to work with. The Romer, Anderson, Bailey, Wol- Drake and Gillum. are (ardoni, Zimmer- O'Brien. schedule follows: there here there there there there there - Mm/ . here City here here Tourney. Springfield here - Mj[ o there Tourney. there there Gupton, Myrick 'rF.,NNIS,HEDUI..,Don will IAetna Votes Dry 2 to 1 Tennis coach, Olsen, open the spring season at Mount Pulaski high on Friday, April 14 when netters from Springfield high school will appear on the local courts. Seven matches are scheduled as well as a district l tourney. The schedule follows: .April- 14---Springfield here 19---Lakeview, Decatur here 20---Lincoln there scorch BOV/IJNG AT HILLTOP BOWL STARTS APRIL 15 - 16 The popular Scotch Bowling Tournament which was started here in this part of central Ill- inois recently, will again be stag- ed at the Hilltop Bowl, starting three weekends - April 15 and 15 and will continue on April 22-23, 29 and 30th. A new innovation will be tried. Four games will be rolled--the 2rst two the women throw the first ball, the man the second. In the next two games the man throws the first ball. You can sign up now for the hour you want to bowl. Cornerstone To Be Laid Sunday The blessing and setting of the cornerstone of the new St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Mount Pulaski, will take place on Sunday, April 9. The ceremony will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the con- struction sight on South Lafayette St. The celebrant will be the Rte. Rev. Msgr. B. $. Sheedy, pastor of Holy Trinity Church, Bloomington, Ill. Monsignor Sheedy is Dean of the Bloomington Deanery of the Diocese of Peoria. Assisting him will be Father E. M. Krewer, pas- tor of St. Thomas Aquinas, along with visiting priests of the com- munity, the people of the parish and friends. RECITAL OF BAND CHORUS OPEN TO PUBLIC ,e 00embles, Chorus Getting For Contests and ensembles of High School Band will present a Pre- Sunday, April 9, in the grade school to the length of the re- Public is invited to come they please. there will be no Dis. Band and Chorus. be a State Contest, in o May 6th. Will have 32 entries 4 entres, at a Saturday, April Of the bands' there are 19 soloists ensembles. They are as Ernest Campbell Died Suddenly Last Thursday Ernest Campbell, who lived on a farm about 4 miles southwest ot Latham, Ill., was taken sud- denly ill while driving his tractor Thursday alternoon, March 30, 1961. He stopped the machine and got off, notifying his hired man in another part of the field, who helped him to the house. A phys- ician was called and the Schahl ambulance sent for. Mr. Camp- bell was taken to the Decatur - Macon county hospital, Decatur, where he was pronounced dead iat 4:25 p.m., upon arrival. He was !53 years old. His death was caus- ed by a heart attack. Decedent was born Sept. 11, 1907 in Macedonia, Ill., a son of Rome and Flora Gibbs Camp- bell. He moved to the Latham community about 40 years ago. In Decatur on July 13, 1929, he married Mildred Gasaway of La- tham. He farmed in the Latham area all his married life and was a member of the Latham Meth- odist Church. In May, 1952, he was named to an unexpired school board term in the Warrens- burg, Latham, Austin, Kenney, Community Unit District, serving until 1954. Mr. Campbell is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Har- old (Phyllis Sue) Janvrin, of De- catur; his mother, Mrs. Arthur Long of Mount Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Kenneth Crane of Hartsburg; ind three grandchildren. The remains were removed to the Schahl funeral home in Mt. Pulaski. At 10 a. m. Saturday, the body was taken to the Metho- dist church in Latham lying in i state until the time of the funer- i al services at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Dewey Zinn of De- catur, and the pastor, the Rev. Bernard WahL Apppropriate mus- ic was played by Mrs. John Scheetz of Latham. Interment was made in the Mount pulaski cemetery. Pall- bearers were Raymond Allsupp, Everett Vaughan, Lester Hacks, Kenneth Hawley, June Potter and Bub McGinn. Elva Gordon. Clarinet Trio: Judy Stuckel, Pat Leimbach, Lynne Romer. Clarinet trio: Karen King, Blaise DeMuth, Sally Avers. Mixed, Clarinet Trio: Lois Ahr- ens, Vicki Passmore, Judy Lucas. LAI1GE ATTENDANCE SUNRISE SERVICES A large crowd attended the aster Sunrise Service held at the grade school gym, Sunday, April 2rid. Bill Downing played the trum- pet prelude, 'q'he Holy City". The musical numbers were pro- vided by the high school mixed chorus, under the direction of Daniel J. MeNabb. The Rev. John Muir gave the meditation. The service was sponsored by the local Christian, Methodist, St.! John's Lutheran church, and the Chestnut Methodist church. RAYMOND HANSLOW REJOINS LANGELLIER'S Ray Hanslow rejoined the Sales Personnel of the Langellier Motor Co., of Lincoln, on Monday of this week. He previously was em- ployed there from 1954 to 1958, _ Mr. Hanslow has been employ- ed by Zim's Super Market the past three years. See the ad in this issue of the Times-News intorducing Raymond and some very good car buys that he will be glad to show you. Give him a try. HEAVY VOTE POLLED, IN ALL TOWNSHIPS IN CHESTNUT - KENNEY METHODISTS TO COMBINE PARISHES The congregations ot the Ken- ney and Chestnut Methodist chur- ches have voted to form a co- operative parish, with one pastor serving both churches. The new arrangement will begin in June. Edgar Lillpop, pastor of th Kenney church the past two years who attends school in Indian- apolis, has asked to be moved to a church nearer his school. Trustees elected for the Kermey church were Marshall Morthland, Harry Cantrell and Duane Glenn. MOUNT PULASKI NOW HAS POPULATION OF 1669 City Clerk Carleton Drake has received an official notice from the Secretary of State Charles Carpentier that the population of Mount Pulaski is 1689 inhabi- tants. SIL.TENNIAL BELLES CHORUS TO MEET APRIL llth The Sil-Tennial Belles Chorus wll have a rehearsal on Tuesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m., in the new educational building of the Zion Lutheran Church. All members should be present as they are practicing for two public appear- antes. Please note change of meeting place. ANNOUNCE APRIL DRIVE FOR CANCER Mrs. Kenneth Johnson and Mrs. Vernon Cooper, co-chairmen of the American Cancer Society's annual April Drive announces the following list of workers: Business and Industry, Ken- neth Johnson; Uptown Apart- ments, Mrs. Juanita Froschauer; Organizations, Mrs. Kenneth John- son; Residents in town, Mesdames Dee Buckles, Charles Aylesworth Jr., Hugh Caley, Bill Dittus, Ro- bert Dittus, Harold Deibert, Paul Fuhrer, Jim Jackson, Loren Holm- es, John W. Martin, Loren Meister Gerald Pharis, Ray Richner, Rich- ard Talmage, Claus Tanner and Miss Sue Aylesworth. Rural residences, Mesdames, Darrell Neal, Harvey Davis, Or- ville Downing, John Ed Tendick, Eugene Tendick, Norman Schahl, Louis French, Wilham Baumann, Joe Schroth, John Scroggin and Wayne Blanford. Two Empty Houses Burn A vacant residence on land farmed by Dean Werth, a mile south of Cornland, was gutted by fire at 11:15 last Thursday nighL The fire was discovered by State Trooper BOb Werner, who summoned fire departments from Cornland and Mount Pulaski. It l was thought the fire may have started from a smouldering grass fire, since grass had been burned off some of the falm land during the day. About 12:30 Friday night the same two fire departments were called out to fight a fire in Lake Fork. Another empty house was burning and by the time it was noticed by neighbors there was no chance of saving the structure. These two fires make a total of three in the past two weeks, and all three houses were vacant Clarinet Quartet: Connie Stoll, Lois Ahrens, Vicki Passmore, JoAnn Van Hook. Horn quartet: Sue Ingrain, Elva Gordon, Camille Kafka, Sus- an Jaggi. Mixed Brass duet: Bill Downing and Denny Myrick. Saxophone duet: Diane Harem, John Kilhoffer. Saxaphone duet: Kay Cooper, Ruth Stogdell. Trombone trio: Jim Berg, Alana DeMuth, Maxine Van Fossan. Brass quartet: Janice ;laggi, Ron Peterson, Susan Jaggi, Jim Berg. Flute duet: Linda Harem, and Randy Rogers. Brass Clarinet duet: Lloyd Bur- dick, Carylyn Fuhrer. Drum duet: Mike Berg, Wayne Downing. Accompanists: Nancy Walch, Lorene Tendick, Susan Connolley, Susan Jaggi, Marion Dierker, Ruth Stogdell, Dan McNabb, Marilyn Arney, Bonnie Prather. The Chorus' four entries are composed of three soloists and 1 ensemble, as follows: Baritone solo, Blaise DeMuth; Mezzo Soprano, Bonnie Prather; Baritone solo, Danny Lanham; Girls Trio, Bonnie Prattler, Sue Ingrain, Camille Kafka, solos: Connie Stoll Hook. : Susan Jaggi. solo: Judy Lucas. solo: Lloyd Bur- Solo: Sharon Wachter. Susan Connolley. IAnda Hamm. solos: Marian Kay Cooper. solos: Ruth John Kilhoffer. solo: Denny My- Lanham . Bill l:knvning. Sharon GreerL Mike Ik, Tg. Sue Ingran THIS AREA Guy H00thorn WLns Three-Way Race For Laenna Assessor Thomas A. Gupton, Sr. was re- elected Mount Pulaski Supervisor, and Francis H. rick was elected Justice of flu Peace for District 3, in Tuesday's  election. In two area prohibition voters decided to keep things they were. Aetna township, dry, voted to remain dry and Tunbridge township, now wet, voters turned down a to ban the sale of liquor. Gupton, a Democrat, defeated his Republican opponent D. Havener, Sr., by a 714 to margin. The voting by was: No. I, Gupton 253, 105; No. 2, Gupton 207, 124; No. 3, Gupton 78, Havener No. 4, Gupton 138, Havener 95, Myrick, a Republican, scored a 1,075 to 725 victory over Democra t candidate, George Wolcott in five-township district. The trict J.P. office is newly by the legislature, and this was the first time anyone has bee elected to the office. The vote by precincts was: Lake Fork: Myrick, 18; 23; Laennh, Myrick 172; Wolff cott 95; Mt. Pulaski 1, 206, Wolcott 140; Mt. Pulaski Myrick 164, Wolcott 134; Mt. aski 3, Myrick 48, Wolcott 45; Pulaski 4, Myrick 161, Elkhart 1, Myrick 156, 107; Elkhart 2, Myrick 82, 40; Hurlbut, Myrick 63, 50. " Republican Clyde Shreve WU elected Constable of the J.P, trict. He was unopposed. .... APPROVE ROAD TAX Mount Pulaski township vote approved the road tax 525 to 414. The special ballot vided for a mad tax of 10 per $100 of valuation to be for upkeep of roads in the ship. R. S. Keck and Howard gin, Democrats, and Paul Moore, Republcan, were Township Auditors. Keck 603 votes, Scroggin 533, and 580. Losing candidates were J. Stuart, Democrat with 425 votes and Raymond Gee, RepubliC: with 458. Elected without opposition Mount Pulaski township Dale Fuhrer, Democrat, for clerk; Charles L. Aylesworth, Re publican, for Assessor; Otto for Park Commissioner, and Ruwe and C. M. Merriman library board directors. Leland Simkins, Republican, Mount Pulaski, was elected of the 11th Judicial District, unopposed .... Laem Township In Laenna township Guy Hathorn was elected assessor the face of a heavy write-in Hathorn, Republican, got 118 es; Floyd Bucldey, a write-in didate, received 96, and W. Jones, Democrat, received 60. Laenna elected the three lican candidates for Grace Hoaglin received 178 vot- es, Shirley L. Rager 166, Evelyn B. Murray 160. defeated for the office were: bert L. Howe 125 votes, Ida Maske 89, and, Vincent 83. Esther E. Waddell