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PAGE EIGHT Zion Jubilee-- rl:l MOUNT PULASKI TIMES-N&apos;EW. MOUNT PULASKI. ILLINOIS Senior Play Cast at Latharn Community High School ii ,Continued from Page 1) of immigrants of the Lutheran faith from tile old country settled in and about Mount Pulaski. Soon Lutheran minister's came and served these Lutheran immigrants with the preaching of God's Word and the administration of the Sac- raments. These missionary activi- ties among the Lutheran settlers at Mount Pulaski led to the or- ; ganization of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in this city in the year 1851, the first Lutheran congregation in Logan county. The Roy. Schwalb was the found- er and the first p/lstor of the con- gregation, He was succeeded by eight other pastors, the Revs. Gernminger, Steiger, Bode, Kern, Boetticher, Holst, Brenner, and Wittroek. Nine pastors, then, have erved the congregation during the 90 years of its existence. Five of these served only from 1 to 7 yeus's each. 7.ion Ev. Lutheran church has now its third house of worship. The first church building was erected immediately after the congregation had been founded, the second in the year 1866, and the third, the ,present one, in 1902. The first parsonage was built in 1880, the present, second in num- ber, was erected in 1890. The present organ is the third in num- ber purchased by the congregation during tht 90 years. It was bought and installed during the pastorate of the Roy. R. Brenner in the year 1906. During the last thirty years the congregation has spent a con- aiderable asnount of money for re- pairs and improvements on its TMs qroup o{ seniors recen+ly sfaoecJ fhe plar, ' Atn Suse Shoals The Works". Fron RowLeft '1"o RicJhf: Lena Tucker, John \\;Vil!;am Howe, Jo Ann Games, Lucitle 'Vachfer, Marjor;e Gasaway. Back: Mis':, Hole direcfor Char!e< A:tson, Beverly Waddeii. 'vV%!our Marshai], Doris PmhDs Georqe Hell. church its pastors have baptized 1200 children and adults and re- ceived into Communicant mem- bership with it at least 750 chil- dren and adults. Besides the reg- ular classes. 44 adults were con- firmed during the last twenty years. In spite of the fact that several entire congregations have been branched off, that whole fam- ilies do not only move in. but also move away again, that because of THE CHRISTI.N CHURCH ft. Wayrie Staley, Pastor Sunday, May 25: Bible School at 9:30 a. m. Vorship and meditation at ln:30 a. nl. Spiritually everyone can win, yet we fail. ! Holding to any form of sin is defeat. Hands must be clean, and the heart pure. He who wins must select the However, in course of time its I members began to feel the need of I affiliation with a s)mod. Conse- i I quently, in the yeax 1864 the con-! gTegation joined the Illinois Synod I of the Lutheran church. When this I i synod was dissolved in the year 1880, Zion Lutheran church enter- led into membership with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and other states, ]and has remained affiliated with property, that church body to the present For the ft 13 years the con- day. gregation remained independent t During the 90 years of the ex- of a synod, a larger church body. istence of Zion Ev. Lutheran AN UNUSUAL @ I / i HEnE is a beautiful memorial. Belfind it i: service wtfich we have rendered to this munity for many years. For we are experts in.the design, workuum and materials Used in memorials of any pri, We are happy to say, too, that most people consider our ability to understand and interpret individual wishes a paramount feature of our service. We would like to be o[service to you. gg. E-I- lINCOlN MONUMENT CO. Established 1895 , Lincoln Tel. 605 for Appointment AUCTION SALE WE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION ALL STORE FIXTURES AND OTHER ARTICLES IN THE BUILDING ON Saturday, May 31 STARTING AT 1:30 P. M. E. g. PIIIggE ::: AUCTIONEERB. H. KECK. the lack of opportunities to gain a livelihood in a small town com- aamnity young people ust go elsewhere, and that death continu- ally takes its toll, Zion Lutheran church today still retains a Com- municant membership of 268. Local Newsettes City Attorney and Mrs. George J. Smith, Miss Anna Schafer, Mr. and Mrs. W'alter A. Schafer made: an auto trip Sunday to Chicago and visited the former's son, Juli- an Smith, and family. It was the i first time Mr. and Mrs. Smith had seen the new granddaughter. Sha- ron, now about six weeks old. Mrs. Allen McVey came home Saflrrday from Spring'field follow- mg a Visit of several days with ler daughters, Mrs. Henry. Ru- dolph, Miss Norctta McVey and Mrs. Thomas Pope. Mrs. Tena Wood of Springfield arrived Saturday afternoon, and on Sunday attended the 90th anni- versary observance at Zion Luth- eran church. She was a guest of her nidee, Miss Katie Keil. One of the recent improvements in the business section was the in- i terior of the C_,ruber decorating news agency on South Washington street. Miss Jeane Duff visited in Springfield from Friday evening to Sunday with her sister. Mrs. Tyler Mattney. Tom West of Springfield was a caller in the city last Thursday. He had not been here for many years. The family resided in Mount Pulaski for awhile, his fa- ther operating a photographic stu- dio. They will be remembered by a nmnber of residents. Mrs. George Ginther, of Ne Holland, and sister, Mrs. H. B. Beardon, of Frankfort, Kentucky. were callers last Friday in Mount Pulaski, their old home town. They -ere formerly Edna and Catherine Snyder, respectively. Mrs. R. Y. Dalrymple of Akron, Ohio, daugl J;er of Mrs. Ginther, accompanied them, best. A saintly life is no accident. The road of victory is found by a faithful search and not by an aim- less stroll. Will you worship with us? c,u are welcome. SEE your favorite stars in the all-color picture,. "Virginia", show- ing at the Mount Pulaski Theatre Sun.-Mon.-Tues. Board Em New Cage In a meeting of the Education held Tuesday I May 20, Clem ,V. Thompson 0 ]Sterling. Illinois, was I rector of athletics of the Pulaski Township High He will serve as coach, , education director and history. Mr. Thompson 'ected from a large L, didates. Applications were 1 ed from graduates of the ' l'Iln sity of Illinois, Indiana Purdue, Normal UniversitY' nois College. Millikin. Knox, Charleston Teachers' Colleg e. "J.ak t Graduate of Knox Mr. Thompson graduated d Knox College in 1938 with t degree. It was there that he '1  chosen captain of the team and selected as a all-star basketball player Since graduation at attended the University of to secure more work in physical education and once. At Illinois he took ball coaching under "Doug" 8. Since 1938 Mr. served as coach at Mt. where he has won his games against strong tition. Last year his team ed Bluffs, Rushville and the team at Camp Point. Mr. Thompson first lived Quincy but graduated frona q high school at Payson, is 27 years old and comes highly recommended work he will have to do a t Pulaski. WILL HOLD MEMORIAl" ON SUNDAY, JUNE 1 Memorial services will be at 2:30 p. m. Sunday, jtme the Bowers-Templeman on Route 121, five miles Mount Pulaski. Rev. J- ;' Staley will make a short and the graves of veterans will be decorated-" Your Face Looks Better And When You Shave With This New OR you men who want really good-looking, comfortable shave at a big saving , . . here's the best news in years. You can shave with a genuine Gillette Blade ... precision made to fit your razor exactly ... and pay only 10c for 4! The new Thin Gillette is made of easy-flexing steel hard enough to cut glass. 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