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'i !I unt Pulaski Times-News 48 MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, MAY 24, 1951 NUMBER 43 Urged To Clean METHOmST cmmcs c00.s.rrsmAL S00.BWCES p And Paint Up Premises oBs00.RVr.D SVSDAY Methodism in Mount Pulaski passed the century mark last and Junk MOTHER OF LOCAL Sunday with the observance of Get the one hundredth year of the Cleaning. RESIDENT DIED AT church's founding in Mount Pu. LINCOLN HOSPITAL laski. Morning and afternoon La!ham Christian Church Opens Dnve For Funds For New Church CORNERSTONE FOR NEW LIBRARY LAID The cornerstone of the new Congregation Lost Their Fine Church By Fire Last March. of Commerce is a "Clean-Ut>---Paint- campaign for the 24 to May 31, in They are particu- that all property renters, dispose of all and weeds in the realize the public pro- safer and living. "Clean- is such a program. is a public service should feel proud Mr Nettle H. Hallmann, 73, of Emden, died at 5 a.m. Sunday, May 20, 1951, in St. Clara's hos- pital in Lincoln. Mrs. Hallmann had been at the home of her dau- ghter, Mrs. Dean Cullen one mile north of Mount Pulaski for sev- eral weeks following a visit in Chicago, having been ill since then. She was removed to the hospital last Friday. Nettle H. Kramer was born March 28, 1878, in Prairie Creek township, Logan county, a dau- ghter of Henry and Margaret Suits Kramer. On August 3, 1904, she married John H. Hallmann, well-being, to who was a funeral director in is in-the hands Emden for 35 years prior to his Therefore the death August 2, 1950. Commerce asks the Mrs. Hallmann was a teacher of the Friendly Circle Sunday in the city, in School class and organist in the so that we all can Emden Methodist church, and Proud of Mount Pu- was a member of the Emden American Legion auxiliary. Decedent is survived by one blaxheimer] daughter, Mrs. Dean Cullbn of Mount Pulaski; and four sons, services were held commemorat- Muldoon Library, a gift of the late Mrs. Zorah Z. Lipp to the ing the event. Forty-seven ministers have]community, was laid yesterday served the local church, begin-]morning in the presence of the ning with Rev. J. C. Baker in]trustees and Library Club offic- 1849, two years before the firsters. church was built. The present[ Placed in the cornerstone were pastor, F. E. Neumeyer, has serv-[ several items which will he of ed the congregation 13 yearS.[ interest to future generations. A- While Rev. Harry M. Bloat, re- mong the articles placed there tired, was here six years, were copies of the Chicago Tri- Present to enjoy and lend their assistance in the afternoon pro- gram were: Rev. Ralph Glose, ,ardstown, a former resident, recalled early instances of is life here when he made his bane, Lincoln Evening Courier and Mount Pulaski Times-News of current issues: list of officers of Library Club, Woman's Club and Junior Woman's Club; bank statements and tax receipt. iston to enter the ministry; The building was started Nov. ev James Reynolds, of Grand -"   i 1922 24 15, 1950 and is expected to be Riage, pastor nere n ..... "_:: ready for occupancy by Septem- when he aiaea in tne Dutzuz,, -sent basement under {ber. Trustees are George A. Voile, congratulatory remarks were: ] " " Revs. Willard Mechlenburg, Lath- ] . am; Frank. HiggihneS, tnIultlili);JPlllaskl aJl'l, Graders Charles Smith, " "[ ...... Reed, Bluff Springs. Rev. and GradLle May 2 Ernest and Victor, of Chicago; Mrs. Ray O. Zumstein of the Saturday: wir of Harvey; and Joyce, of St. John's Lutheran church also Delavan; nine grandchildren; a ldded their best wishes. Brother, William Kramer, of Rev. Raye Ragan, superintend- Years 01d Emden; and two sisters, Mrs..,nt of the Springfield district, John A. Heitzman, of San Jose telivered the morning sermon. nd Miss Tena Kramer of Emden. ;pecial music was furnished by Services The body was removed from the three choirs and an organ Held Tuesday the Wright funeral home in ain- and piano duet by Mrs. G. F. coln to the Hallmann residence (Continued on page 8) MOORE FArM LAND in Emden. Funeral services were held in SOLD FOR $164),977.09 Maxheirner, life- the Emden Methodist church on Ziol Parochial At the west door of the Logan of Logan county, Wednesday, May 23, at 1 p.m.g.l.,e]uio n May 27 county court house in Lincoln, in failing health (CST). Burial was in the Green ,,i,..- * ...... ' " " -m Monaav, lvlay z, .undav, May 27, 1951, mancs l at s. p. ., - .. of years, and bed- Hill cemetery. 0 - rad'uation day of the Class ] public sale was conducted to am- died in his home the gz ...... -..**,-an school ! rose of the farm land of the es: street, Mount Pu- of 1951 el zauu u ..... _,..f-'12f.,.^ ^ -c W Moore, of Mourn p.m. Saturday, May Carl Rager Married Zion Lutheran congregauuu ira ....... were 505 acres in aged o91 years, days. Mr. Max- Miss Shirley Louise Butterfield, will sponsor the Commencement Pulaski. There a well-known retir- daughter of Mrs. Freda Butter- service at 10:00 a.m. in the char- three different tracts, all located field of Mount Auburn, and Carl ch, and the guest speaker will be was born Nov. Franklin Pager, son of Mr. and the Rev. George Biederwieden, a faxm in Laenna Mrs. Carl Pager of Decatur, were Jr. of St. John's Lutheran church, of Mount Pulas- married at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Decatur. Fred Stahl, member of and Freder- May 20, 1951 in the Berea Christ- the educational board, will pre- In Lath- ian church. Rev. W. Franklin Pit- sent the diplomas to graduates. 24, 1882, he mar- man officiated before 200 guests. Bressmer. They A reception followed the cere- mony in the Scovill club house his old home com- everal years, retir- in Decatur, and after a wedding about 30 years trip to New Orleans the newly- to the present weds will live in Latham. The bride has been employed Pulaski, just by the Decatur Aviation Co., and Methodist church. preceded him in the groom is manager o a grm 1920. i elevator in Latham. Was a member of the[p Zion Lutheran oppy Day May26 by the follow- Albert, Many millions of poppies will of Clarion, be worn by all good, true Ameri- cans on Poppy Day, and through Memorial Day, on men's lapels, and perhaps in corsages for the ladies Illinois has 3,17"/1j-5 pop- The graduation of 33 pupils of the Mount Pulaski Consolidat- ed grade school will be held in commencement exercises in the township high school gymnasium on Monday, May 28, at 8 p.m. The address will be given by Rev. Robert Wilkes. in Logan county. The sale was in charge of J. Roy Moore of Lincoln, agent for the Heirs-at- Law. Col. C. W. Wolpert was the mctioneer. Tract No. 1, consisting of 226.67 cres, the old Moore home place 5 miles west of Mount Pulaski, Mich.; Mrs. : east of Mount Pulas- Irma Dana, with lived. Al- one great- on page 12) E. D. Ctes of the engage- daughter, Paula son of Mr. Mount is a graduate of of Nursing in and is employed in Mr. Anderson of the Mount Pu-i high school and State College at is now enployed in grade school. will be held at 16in pies to sell! A quota of 1,000 poppies, which everyone in the Mount Pulaski area will be asked to wear m honor of America's war dead on Poppy Day, Saturday: May 26_., thru Memorial Day, weanesuay, i May 30, have aivedat thf I American Legion Auxu)ay ,-- Iquarters at the Legmn numc, from hospitals where they are made by disabled veterans:_ .:- The Auxiliary women, naw,, charge of the PEPPY sale, will be assisted by several Girl Scouts. These little red flowers are crepe paper replicas of the wild poppies which bloomed ,'between the crosses, row on row, in the war cemeteries in France and Belgium. Each one has been shaped by hand by some disabl- ed veteran, all slightly differ- the rues - ent, but , ( aid the The class has chosen "I Am " S Trusting Thee, Lord Jesus, a eir favorite hymn, ana u Fails," as their motto. The Senior Choir will sing the them,"Lead Me Lord," for this ce. 1 Members of the Class of 195 are: Eleanor Tendick, Allen Schaal, Irene Henrichsmeyer, Mary Lou Henrichsmeyer, John! Grathwohl and.Ruth Awe. Etea-i nor Tendick's named was omitted : from the Times-News last week A church rebuilding campaign was launched Monday members of the Christian chUr- ch at Latham, whose splendid brick structure was destroyed by fire last March. Johnny Wachter was named chairman of the soliciting com- mittee which will conduct an active campaign for gifts and oledges for the erection of a new church edifice. Present plans not call for an elaborate church building as the one destroyed, hut one which will not only pro* vide a place of worship but also be a credit to the Following the loss of church, the congregation was in- vited by the Methodists to with them and make use of their church which they have been doing and are preciative of the shown them. Just what a church home of their own means to the folks of .... the Latham community is portrayed in the thoughts splendidly expressed by Ruth Waddell, a member of the gregation in the following letter.- (Continued on pete 2) GLENN GASAWAY RECEIVES SCHOLASTIC HONORS Glenn Gasaway, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Gasaway, miles southeast of Motmt - laski, received scholastic Wednesday, May 16, at the IIl| nois State Normal Normal, on the occasion 10th annual Honors Day cation. Glenn graduated in 1950 Latham high school. scholastic honors are three percent of the under ate student body having the est honor-point average. Memorial D a y 00on" Services Will dick, Mount Pulaski, at $381 per acre. " IHld Tract No. 2---160 acres, locat- ed in the southwest corner of e the county, was sold to Henry Gehlbach of Lincoln for $298 an acre. Tract No. 3---118.66 acres, locat- ed about 5 miles west of Mount Pulaski, was purchased by one of the heirs, J. Roy Moore, for This Annual Event : Brings Many Folks' Back Home Again. The hallowed ground above those who have died for thru an error. t$227 per acre. "ACTIVITIES" PROC (Replacing Open House and Class Night) TUESDAY, MAY 29, 1951 7:00 - 10:00 P.M. {C.S.T.) Crowning of the Queen of May-- May Queen Attendant Dolores Hcin Phyllis Coats Nation and its institutions be decorated in many states the Union on Wednesday, May 30, Memorial Day. The annual observance will held in Mount Pulaski on day, sponsored by the American Legion and its iliary, Fire Department, Odd lows, all Scout organizations the War Mothers. The usual 1950 May Queen - Marilyn Meycrs Processional - Hazel Jean Rcinders Director - - Phoebe Cox Department of Physical Education {Girls) Presentation of Totem Pole - - Richard Ey President of the Senior Class Acceptance of Totem Pole - Leon Quandt President of the Junior Class - Boys' Chorus Music " " - Mrs. Ada Connetly, Director Installation of Student Council President-- Ray Richner, President, 1950-51 Perle Jo Meyers, President-Elect, 1951-52 Band Concert - " " Public School Band Lester Werotz, Director Visiting of Classrooms, Shops, Laboratories, Library Stu, Hall Lucas, of ade will be formed on the side of the square at 1 p.m. march to the beautiful Pulaski cemetery where the gram will be given at the of the flag pole on The program will be found on another page in this issue. The custom has grown today, not only the graves veterans, but of all those ed are visited by their lovfd It is well to remember on one day a year, as all the time, that we, the ing, owe much to the :soldiers and sailors who the supreme sacrifice in= of the free the nation.