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Pul k Ti unt MOUNT PULAKL ILLINOIS, ThuRSDAY, MAY 18, 1961 M r-I00NCH CROWNED QUEEN kginners AY AT SCHOOL ,ACTIVITIES Are Being Asked on Miss French, in Last year's queen, picked-up the Senior in pastel formals, as their way from the gymnasium thru an flowers formed by the for the Queen and ! 1 lfLrs [! ' ",Night p on Mi plac- of00y Pckwell. , l Eve00 To Sign Up Now Proves R_LW'. ZUMST1N IS "A campaign for nding new LIONS TESTIMONIAL GIVEN SILV band members is being started DINNER HONORING beautiful Queen of BEAVER AWARD this week by th band diectorj H. VANDEVENDER Claus Tanner: T---wilrCven French, daughter The Rev. Ray O. Zurnstein, Mr. to determine ff the child has tile A Testimonial dinner honoring Louis French, of Pulaski; Orval Yordy, of Flan- ability to play an instrument. If Herschel Vandevender, was held area, was crowned agan, and Ray Mink of Blooming- they are interested and show Thursday evening, May 11, at the at the ever-popular ton, all volunteers in the Corn ability, they will be tried out American Legion Home, by the program, held Belt Council of the Boy Scouts, ion different irmruments to see Lions Club members and their Township received Scouting's highest honor which they like best and ff the wives. There were 48 present to the Silver Beaver Award, at the is tight for them." enjoy the aHair. Mr. and Mrs. Vandevender and L attired in silk or. l_.. We light blue taffeta, lIt-*CVeded by her court and %?Tnan Gee, and Kim l}i bearers were Rus- m,. 'r and Brad Davis The 00ns00ed her Iqlt2nor Uorita Buekner; l. aon and Roberta Ridge- of the Qu00n was I  a pink May flower, l .pcormtructed by the I Pastel streamers at the I.I ] ced the setting. The I['king either side I seen completed the [ansfield, P.E. in- |," in charge of the I [' ,Raytaond Hallow I :e evening. i ---uatl on page 16) annual council meeting held Wednesday night, May 10th, at Wesleyan Memorial Center in Bloomington. All three men have been active for many years in the Scouting program, and have devoted much time in service as leaders in the Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Ex- !plorer programs in the council. The occasion of the presenta- tion was the council's 38th an- nual meeting. The award came as a surprise to Rev. Zumstein. The Rev. Zumsin was emcee for the after dinner program. An- nual reports revealed more than 4,000 boys and 1,780 adults are i currently registered in Council Scouting. The Rev. Zumstein has been pastor of the St. John's Luther- an Church in Mount Pulaski since 1938. He is on the executive board of the Council and is Prairie Trails District vice-chairman. He served on the committee of Troop 122 in Mount Pulaski from 1943 to 1948, on the Cub Scout (122) committee between 1948-51, and was Cubmaster for 1950- 51. Rev. Zumste was neighborhood Scout Commimioner in 1949, and was assistant district commissioner in 1950. CORNLAND SCHOOL EXERCISES MAY 26 Commncement Exercises at the Corniand Community Consolidat- ed Grade School, will be held on Friday night, May 26, at the Cornland Christian Church. The program is as follows: Invocation by the Rev. John W. There will be a display oi/ May ";m, p.m., in the Pulaski grade school. The SChooL.M- field will be in charge of the dis- play of new and used lnstru- enjSs be rented on a b" trial period. There will also be a few school instru- ments on display. These instru- ments are lqined .tOC.he student without cos the Sthdent d c_- n't perform rhe should or isn t interested after three months of lessons, he will be excuse L00sous win start beginners will be given two tes- sons each week. This enables each student to have a better in the three months trial There are already P studenp the grade school taking lh- struction, and it is hoped that there will be many more. Letters will be sent to the parents giv- ing them full details of the cam. paign. It is the grade school stu- dents taking music who deter- mines the fate of the high school bandn the future. Ann Weckel And Riel00d Le00smn Married .00ml'urd00 Perform Double Ring Ceremony af St. Jolm's Church Miss Ann Weckel, daughter of and Mrs. Igugene WeckeL! of the city, became the Day In May 27 ( paper poppies-- to America's will be worn thru. on Decoration Day. is dixect - Auxll- Uses the services of ' GRADE SCHOOL COMMENC EXERCISES TO GRADUATE 43 Diplomas Will family will leave this summer to make their home in Champaign. Mr. Vandevender has tendered his resignation at the Mount Pulaski high school as Mathematics in-! structor, having taught there for 14 years. Bill Dittus, secretary of the Lions Club, presented Mrs. Van- devender with a plaque for Dis- tinguished services rendered in the International Lions Club. He [has contacted Lions Clubs in all the states of the Union, besides some foreign countries, and the clubs have sent letters of con- gratulations and other memen- tos, which will be on display during the Sil-Tennial Celebra- tion from July 22 thru 29th." SNUNG BAND AND CHORUS CONCRT AT H.S. SUNDAY The 20th annual Spring Band and Chorus Concert will be pre- sented this Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m., at the high school gymnas- ium. The band is under the di- :tection of Claus Tanner, and the chorus director is Dan MeNabb. The program which will in- clude peppy marches and a var- iety of other types of music, will be highlighted with a Ballad of the North and South, a story of the Civil War set to music. This was written for the observance of the Civil War's 100th annivers- ary. The scenery will be colorful with students doing a pantomine in the background. The narrator will be Mrs. ldchard Edwards. Numbers from this Ballad will include "Yellow Rose of Texas," Be Given Pupils Friday, May 26 The Commencement o the Mount Pulaski ed grade school will take place Friday, May 26 at 8 p.m.,  the grade school gymnasium .... i Dan McNabb, music instructor at the school, will play the pro- cessional, "Pomp and stance". The invocation, and benediction, will be given the Rev. John Muir. During evening the Girls' Chorus sing, "May Fortune Smile You". The Boys' Chorus will "My Task", and the Mixed us will render "Your Land My Land." JPseph Kaika, principal of ! school, will introduce the ation class and George !president of the board of tion, vilI present the The "Recessional, "March Aida" will be played by Nabb. Members of the 8th graduating class are as Daniel Arnold, Ronnie Phyllis Baker, Ronald James Berg, Samuel Bertoni, Birdwell, Rita Boyd, Brown, David Kent Davis, Dillsaver, Gary Ey, Linda Harold Fuischer, David Gee, aid Goodman, Gary Carol Horn, Lyle Howe, Kelly, Barbara Lucas, Connie Martin, Cheryl Purcell, Penner, Lynne Romer, Daniel Rothwell, Rebecca Rowland, Savage, Michael Schultz, Scroggin, Sandra Seaman, ard Seefeldt, Wade Schott, rell Shull, Diana ShuH, Singley, Dorothy Stiles, Vandevender, Robert Van Terry Voile, Linda Waddell, Anne Wagner, Daniel and Larry Wubben. * 450 SERVED AT BOY SCOUT The Boy Scouts of Mount aski held their annual chflH to distribute flowers. Mrs. Eu- hary Poppy U announced few volunteers from area will be on the veter. to the public. has been observed for the last 40 Connolley said the and Auxiliary POppy as the official after the silk by war wid- in France for this country. But disabled Ameri. began making the  poppies out of Connolley said. Horton; "Lullaby", sung by the school chorus; Welcome by R- bert Perkins; "Lincoln Lore," by 7th and 8th grades; "In May Time," school chorus; reading by Jeff Laatsch; "Looking Forward," by Linda MeMillan; Farewell by Dean Henrlehsmeyer; "Now the Day is Over," school chorus. Miss Zenobia Zimmermann will present the graduating class and George Drake, President of the i school board, will give them their diplomas. The evening will close with the singing of the 'Iventy-Third Psalm" by the 3rd, 4tlL 5th, 7th and 8th grade pupils. Jeff Laatsch will accompany the chorus atthe ptano and Kittra Werth will be the director. in Europe n - P-TA World War. The which was ira. Lt. CoL John Me; Flanders Field e war.tom battle- a touch of col- SOldiers" bleak sur- men returned home remembered the adopted it as a comrades who It became a to American Wars, and a tribute disabled veterans," Said. from Poppy to disabled or members be sold 'in Mount May 2"tt Holds Stlde Show The Mount Pulaski Consolidat- ed Grade School P-TA will meet Thursday, May 18 at 7:30 p3n. in the grade school gym. This meet- ing will be a week early due to the regular meeting time being the day before graduation. Mrs. Mildred Merry will present the Home Ec class in a Style Show. The Industrial Arts class will have an exhibit. i '. Officers for the coming year will be installed at the business meeting. Th 8th grade students will be honored guests. Hostesses for the social hour will be Room Representatives IA, 1B, 2A, and 213. This is the last A meeting at the year. , of Ronald , son of and Mrs. Raymond Leesman, tL'tsbu-rg, in a very impressive candlelight ceremony, Saturday, May 13, at 7:30 pL The double ring ceremony was in the SL John's Luth- Chuih, Mount Pulaski, with :he pastor, Rev. Ray O. Zumsin, officiating. The altar was decorated with altar vases of shasta yellow dais- ies. Two large white bouquets and four candelabra with 28 :lighted candles completed the de- comUons. Candles glowed in the windows. Dan McNabb, organi played traditional nuptial music and ac- companied Bob Heinegin of Em- den, who sang "Because" and 'he Lord's Prayer". The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a sheath gown with a gathered overskirt, fash- ioned of silk net tata and out- lined with imported Venise em- broidery. The bodice was styled with a scoop neckline and elbow length sleeves. Her silk illusion veil was held by a crown of pearl Tiny seed pearls were scattered on the edge of the veil. ing. She wore parl earrings and carried a bouquet of gardenias and stephanotis. Miss Sharon Buckles, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor and Miss Jane Myrick was bridesmaid. They wore identical peacock blue sheaths. A bow accented the flair paneled back. The dresses had square necklines with tiny cap sleeves. They carried yellow masta daisy cascade bouquets. 'Vne Girl I Left Behind," "John Brown's Body," and "Battle Hymn of the Republic." The program will be as fol- lows: Band numbers, "Coat of Arms" (March) by Kenney; "cor- onation Scene," Mousky; "Barber of Seville," Rossini; "Here Comes the Band," Wilkinson; "Victory at Sea," Rogers; "Black Jack," (March). Girls Chorus: "How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings," by Liddle, and, "He's Gone Away," American Folk Song. The program will close with the "Ballad of North and South" by chorus and band. B OOL RADUATION EXERCISES THURSDAY, MAY 2.5 The Birks School will hold its graduation exercises on Thurs- day, May 25 at 8 pin. Graduates are: Ronn Bakex Nteven Guise, Janet Poffenbarger, ancy Green, Steve Stopher and Dean Romer. LINCOLN CAR RODEO Bill Downing, a junior at the Mount Pulaski high school, was winner at the Lincoln Jaycee Teenage Safe Driving Road-e.o Sunday afternoon. The event took place at the Lincoln Community high school parking lot. Mayor Edward Spellman, of Lincoln, presented Bill with a trophy, an expense-paid trip to the state meet at WheAten in June, and a trophy for the Mount Pulaski high school. per Sunday evening, the Bertonf Restaurant. is erred chilli, pie and over 450 people. This year: roject was to raise money new tents and to earn go to camp. The new tents been ordered. "We , the boys of Troop want to take this thank all of the people nated to our chilli make it a success. A big thanks to Mr. use of his restaurant. To ness firms who donated 'the ings' for the chilli, than.l everybody." Sign-U.p Time For Swim Summer swimming start Monday, June 19, at Tomlinson Recreation Pool. These classes will be for ren from the 1st grade high school. There will be . ginners through the classes and also, Junior Life ing will be taught. For tration call the pool Wheeler, at the Tomlinson SW 2-5610, or his home SW There are 10 lessons in series and the price is which should be paid at of the first lesson. Adult lessons will the week in June. For d registration, contact heeler at the above bets. The adult lessons al for $6.00, to be paid at lesson.