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unt Pulaski Times-News MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS, LOGAN COUNTY THURSDAY, MAY 8. 194! L Della Rigdon 1Many Activities Planned as Zum00alt Dies SchoolYear Draws to Close at Hospital High School to IFortr Resident | iManages Leading !Financial "Mag" Services at Christian Church On Friday Mrs. De0a Rigdon Zumwalt, who came to Mount Pulaski last July from Coming, California, to care for her sister, the late Miss Annetta B. PAgdon, who had suf- fered a stroke of paralysis, was taken to St. Clara&apos;s hospital in Lincoln last Friday in the Schahl Be Busy Phtce Rest of Month May is the closing month of ac- tivities in the Mount Pulaski township high school, and the stu- dents and faculty will be kept mighty busy the remaining weeks. Note the following list: Friday, May 9_-jumor-Senior banquet in the evening at Hotel Orlando in Decatur. Friday, May 16---Junior-Senior ambulance for medical attention. [picnic , afternoon and evening. She died in the hospital at 2 a. m ! Friday, May 23--Class night ex- Wednesday, May 7, 1941, aged 65 ercises. School planning to have years, 2 months and 15 days. Miss May Queen crowned on this night. Rigdon died on April 22, and Mrs. I SundaY, May 25__Baccalaureate Zumvalt's health broke under the services in township high school strain of months in taking care of. gymnasium that evening, Rev. F. most blessed of all MOther's Day. The anniveram-y bells to tinkle It sends us and revives memories of before the vl- one of us the sweet- ever known; we aod tears, and once uag her lullabie throb and our we recall the us- of Mother, and suffered, and cheerfully on- might be fed and to do the part upright citizens in of life. tt 18 g imple festi- within the fmmlly, of & debt  The wherever within the home WOrld for themselves, of Mother that make home tt youis said on other my be the Children, Mother little gift, a greeting, a visit,  these are of apprecia- surpasses the value m lind without prk TLY, too, what  WOII  disappoint- Oler  frieflo bond of kinship and sisters her. Della Rigdon was born Feb. 22, 1876, near Lake Fork a daughter of Marion and Anna seLf Rigdon, early day residents of Mount Pu- laski vicinity. The family later lived in Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. A sister, Mrs Grace McPhiLlipS, died last October in Webster City, Iowa, and her other sister, Miss Annetta B. Rigdon, died just three weeks ago. Mrs. Zumwalt was the last remaining member of the family. She is survived by seven nieces and nephews. The body was removed to the Schahl funeral home, and will re- main there urbtil the hour of the funeral. Funeral services will be held in the Christian church at 2 P. m- Friday, May 9, conducted by the pastor, Roy. J. Wayne staley. Burial in Mount Pulaski ceane- tery. Future Farmers J dgi gC In u n ontest of jealousy and1 ..... . .... Farmers of America Jt*illl.L.._ -- I &zl r tita -- d ---uamm wtio are l ...... eld a fatstocg aJ ,ald .o . I oi BW[CL1OII 1 IL li on Morel's t - . -ud - contest at amry j gm da Y be dispelled by I Town,hi- hizh ool on satur:iaY a turo. I - - *-o,, two hunura g+ ;May a. uL , _ ,. __ . [students from twenty-two scnou .__m ucn .rere[took part in the contest- manee, now- I mrtlst and poet, It The boys from the Mount PU" that, wide world laski hiffh school who took p art_ in the contest were: IAvestc--: Eugene Aughenbaugh, R o b e r Scroggin, Duane Cx)pelmad, Baker, and Julian Meister. Dal- ryL. K. Buckle.s, Eugene Geyer, Donald Horn, Howard Horn and Clifford Scltahl. The livestock team placed tenth and the dairy team placed flair& In individual scoring Clifford Importance that the a Ckild as It enters enviro or of sus- but of welcome, influem of the tt that first lmpres- 18 the task of a successful katest of all tt wrlttea on ehfld Very Interesting but mote thu- a word on pmt, and it who lu to e may not aet as she is usually Motlu doesn't ehnan _ she for cigzeue of bet eares are a to tm the ems isto The American News Trade Journal, published in New York City for the use of newsdealers and book sellers, in its May issue, contains an interesting article about a native of Mount Pulaski, Henry I Vonderlieth, a son of the late Adolph O. Vonderlieth. He has lived in the New York City area for many years. The article follows: "After graduating from the Mount Pulaski High School in - F_ Neumeyer in charge. May 26, 27, 28---Semester exam- inations. 29---0 __ _ came to the old Success Magazine ThursdaY, May pen l-louse. I in New York City in 1904. ,.,A., May 30 -- coamence- I "mhero he was the associate of ,ment exerctscs- Aaure oY_._^nt!Mr. Roscoe peacock, who was m DeYoung, head of the aept_m_  charge of the subscription agents o-f education of Illinois Stae lor-, NUMBER 41 FundGrowing For Lincoln Hospital County Towns Are Making Fine Showing The Deaconess Hospital cam- paign chalked up $40,575 on the big blackboard in the high school gymnasium Monday night as the result of the first report meeting of the campaign to raise funds for the erection of a new hospital unit. Of this amount, nearly $20,- 000 came from the 60() team work- I ors representing every part of Lo- gan county and even extending beyond the county borders. The $40,000 reported represent- led 604 contributions. The 120,575 that came from te teams ropre- linoi& and attendance at the Uni- Isente d an average gift of slightly versity of Illinois, plus several[ more than $3400. The $20,000 years of school teaching and bum- I reported from  Special Gifts ness experience, Mr. Vonderlieth I committee represented 60 contrib- i utlns which averaged $338,00 each. Comspicuous in the evening's re- port was the fine work done by the esentatives of the allied towns, more than 300 of wlmm. were present in spite of the pour- ing rain. Report from Team C Following is the report of team captains of this vicinity: Mount PulaskiMrs. Charles F, Wagner, $3600; Robert D. Aiteh- ison, $59.00; Herbert Finke, $320; Mrs. Ellis Downing, $302.00. Reports given by other captains from this ection of te county were: Mrs. Frank Pease, Latham, $585.00; Floyd Rayburn, Corniad, $73.00; Mrs. Alvin Rentsclger, Chestnut, $506.00; Harold Schar- fenacker, Chestnut, $140,00. Normal. Special[ division. To get actual experience malmusicUniversitY,by students from the uni- [ hein ltlinoisSet OUtandtO solicitwisconsin.subscriptions versity. A year later, in 1905, he took Detailed information will be given in coming issues of this pa- charge of the newsstand promo- tion of the then faznous McClure's per. Magazine, during which time he visited hundreds of newsdealers MOUNT pULASK HOUSEHOLD and all branches of The American SCIENCE CLUB MEETING News Company. - " the' "Christian Herald called him in lar meeig oz . . The next regu - -- eoince [ 1908 to become ts Circulation ount pulaski Housenom - -IM-,er In less than a year ne Club will be held m the m Iresigned to take charge of cwcu- Mrs Herman wood at ..2-0Phes. I lauon work on McCall's Magazine. Friday, May 16, the ann,-, ._._ [ Here he remained until 1913. tosses to be Mrs. He Yaal "HIS next position was with To- and Mrs. James T. RYbn. 7[oth !day's Magazine. He spent I0 years will be responded. ,,,-t2" talle, "Fa- with Today s az!ne and. TO: er's Day verse, rv _ r..= day's Housewife. ut part oz cm mous Mothers;" paper vy -. period, he also acted as circulation manager for American Agricultur- Lit, then published by Henry Mor- genthau, Jr. "In 1924, he launched The Read- er's service League. wherein he acted in an advisory capacity for 20 trade papers. Claude Bowers. Mrs. W. ScrOggin Library President The Mount Pulaski IAbr.arY Club, meeting in regular sess|on in the library rooms at 2:30 p. m. TuesdaY, May 6, held its annual election of officers, all being re- elected, as follows: president--Mrs. Wilford Scrog- gin. Vice president  Mrs. George suedmeier. Secretary  Mrs" charles Schmits. Florence Wynd. TreasurerMiss Dan Biackford. LibrarianMrs. Library Board Members- Miss Katie Voile, Mrs. Charles Sctamitz, Mrs. Kittie Duff, Mrs. Pearl Wad- dell, Mrs. G. F. Wait, Mrs. C. M. Sehahl placed fourth among one Mrs. Wilbur E. stoll. hundred and ten boys. The librarian, ecretary and These boys win judge at the rer read their reports, and state Judging contest to be held at it was announced that the annual the University of Illinois on June picnic would be held Tuesday, June 3, at the home of Mrs. Al- 11. The regular monthly meeting of bert F. LiPP on South Mario the local chapter of the Future street. During the business sos- Farmers of America was laeld in sion a basket of flowers was pr the Mount Pulaski Town_ iP ?igh sented to the secretary. Mrs. school Monday evening, May o. Charles schmitz, in recognition of Each F. F.  member brought a gueat and there were thirty-six boy present. After the btmine meeting te boys were treated .to mowng lP = tures which were snows uy Rentschler of Chestnut. Mr. Rent- .lo +,k the nitures while on a ......... the wes 8,000 mile trip thro _U_U_g=h,__a took last summer. TheSe p*, ,,. the bo on a scenic tour ox u Black Ills, Oregon, California ffeIlowstone National park After the "He became associated with Fi- nancial World, his present conneC- tion, in 1925, first as Circulation Manager, and later becoming Ex- ecutive Vice-President and a Di- rector of the Corporatn* He con- tinues in this sadleletty today. "HiS principal*recreation is golf. Stnd he is good. He is a member of The Baltusrol Golf Club, The Maplewood Country Club, both of New Jersey, and the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City. He resides in ?/alewood, N. J., g-ith his wife, the former Jane Lyster Splint "There is an organization among circulation men known as the XY.Z. Club. He is one of the four founders. "Pleasant speaking, and always generous and fair in his treatment to others, he is decidedly popular SPRINGFIELD CHIINDREN RODE GREEN DIAMOND Thirty first grade pupils of the  Matheny school, Springfield, took their first ride on a sLreamdined train Tuesday, May 6, when they rode the Illinois Central Green Diamond from that city to ]fig)war Pulaski. by special arrangements made by J.W. of Springfield. district passe. e for the railroad. The Green Diamond is Mount PuLaski at 11:12 a. m_, was 30 minutes late. Mrs. ence Pinney, first grade teacher in the local school, with all her pupils, met the visitors at the rail- road station and sang them a song of welcome. Harold L Harg2"gve and Harry Mflner, driving the two to,hip high school buses, took the roup to the grade school ,where dinner was served, alter which a program of entertainment was given. About 2:30 p. In. the Springfield children started home in autos provided by parents and friends. It was a great experience for the little tots, and certainly a full day for them, and something they will always remember, in the trade. "Fianclal World has prospered under his skillful management." Joe Huller, Jr. Sells Trick Mule to rcus Wilbed H. Scha.hl Is 1" Joe Hutter, Jr., sold his trick her nine year of efficient service J%Jew RotarY President [mue, Mickey, to the Kay Bros. in that office, the presentation -  | circus Tuesday, and Joe Joined the being made by Mrs. G.F. Wilbert H. Schahl was elected I circus for a day when he put his mule  through its tricks for the opening performance of the sea- son at Taylorville yesterday after- noon and evening. The clown who is to team up with Mickey didn't have any too ..... rs J president of the Mount Pulaski On the program vocal n_umu_;_ l Rotary club last Thursday at a -- ven bY the Misses leag, [ meetin of the board of directors ver - 11 township mgn he oglesby and Sto , . ^.,,o by l following the noonday lunc .on. --^u, ot.udents, anu r-,b .. "l ..William T. Mvrick_ was cnosen son - K Memter, . ha Frank Volle and Mary .__ re ] as vice premdent, Walter A. Sc - u ils After - -rade school P P "  "e [ fer secretary-treasurer, and A. W. been servea u, / ' freshments had ...... ot to tshaffenacker' sergeant at arras. ed, the cmo ,, meeting ad .Jc_. ....  first Tuck- [ Frank Talmage is the present convene aga_mberUnU , llPresident and w{ll" turn over the day in OctO gavel to his successor the first of on 9) < much luck on so short a notice so the management decided that they had better play safe and ave Joe for their opener. For one day at least the youngster will entertain trader the blg tep. #