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$8 MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1961 ANNUAL SPRING BREAKFAST BY 88 MEMBERS, GUESTS President annual Spring Break- Ule the Woman's Club was new Methodist Church building on Thurs- 18, 1961, starting at were gay with huge of spring flowers, mmbers and guests were delicious meal by the A. embers of the church. Muir asked the bless- meeting was con- president, Mrs. El- After reports and chairmen, Mrs. retiring president of Club, gave a of her club's activi- are so worthwhile and Kretzinger, pres- of the club, gave a report of the first State Convention held the Hotel Sherman in theme of the con- "Make Living Worth Faith and Sense gave the last day of the i Violet Cooper, chairman i ICmuau on page 14) Chorus On June I0 Sll'Tennial Belle Kitchen Sll-Tennial Belle Chor- z_. tile Brothers of the Brush l'tCWg.t planning on present-  ga, Saturday evening, ", at 8 pan., on the city tz Will be a Bake Sale that g, 'ting at 5 pan, , by the Belle Grace m chairman of the bake e Will be more details were treated to a afternoon as to the combined high school band doubt as to the ot both organizations after an hour and fine music. Under the direction usecI as its first their state con- with astir- march "Coat tempo was set for This was fol- Conomation Scene Godunov," and "The Seville," to further )ust how much these have advanced years. Three other equally enjoyed. under the di- McNabb, proved that their win- at the state was no rendition of two "How Lovely: and "He's were very enjoy- of the concert was of "A Ballad of and South" with the and chorus being and scene Which were quite handled by Mrs. Rich- speech and play in- i GRADUATION AT GRADE SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, MAY 96 Commencement Exercises of the Mount Pulaski grade school will be held Friday, May 26, at 8 p. m., in the grade school gymnas- ium. Dan McNabb, music instructor of the city schools, will play the processional and recessional. The invocation, address and benediction, will be given by the Rev. John Muir, pastor of the First Methodist Church. Numbe will be sung by the Girls Chorus, Boys Chorus and the Mixed Chorus. Joseph Kafka, principal of the school, will introduce the 43 mem- bers of the graduating class and George McGee, president of the Board of Education, will present the diplomas. LKKE FORK COMMENCEMENT FRIDAY. MAY 26th The Lake Fork grade school Commencement exercises will be held Friday, May 26, at the Lake Fork Christian Church at 8 p.m. Lee Taylor, Mt Pulaski Town- ship High School principal will deliver the address. The members of the graduating class to receive diplomas are: Mary Ann Phillips, Charlotte Bohn, Cheri Welch, Evelyn Creag- er, Don Neal and Phillip Austin. Harry Milner Hm Leg B00ken In Auto Accident Paul Meyers Also Injured In Freak Accident Tuesday Paul Meyers and Harry Miiner were injured Tuesday at about 7:30 p.m. when a small sports car was demolished after it ran off the road on Route 121, about one-half mile north of the city limits. Meyers, driver and owner of the car, suffered a compression frac-i ture of the left ankle, was cut l about the head and other minor injuries. Miiner's injuries were listed as a broken leg and a dis. located right elbow. They were rushed in Schahl ambulances to the St. Clara's hospital in Lin- coln, where both were still pati- ents this morning. According to reports, the hood popped open on the car, blocking the driver's view and caUsing him to lose control. Headed north, the car 'jumped a shallow ditch on the right hand side of the road and ran along the fence line. It sideswaped a medium-sized tree and then de- molished a concrete marker post, leaving only the twisted metal re- inforcements and a pile of dust, i before coming to a stop against the brbed-wire fence. The fibreglass body of the two- place car was badly shattered and the front section tom com- pletely off and large pieces rip- ped from the side Both men were thrown from the open-topped car before it came to a stop.. WILL DECORATE GVES AT STEENBKRGKN MAY 25 gram, but everyone interested in grams, but everyone interested in the Steenbergen cemetery, south- west of Mount Pulaski, will as- semble there on Sunday, May 28, to decorate the graves of vet- erans, members and their fam- ilies, and old triends. STREETS, SATURDAY BY LEGION AUXILIARY Poppy Day, which has been ob- served in Mount Pulaski for the last 40 years, will be observed on Saturday, May 27. There will be volunteer workers on the streets on this day, selling these BACCALAUREATE SUNDAY C OMMENCEMENT MONDAY ZION GRADUATES WILL BE HONORED SUNDAY MORNING Sunday morning, May 28, at 10:30 a.m_ Prof. Eugene Klug of Concordia Seminary, Springfield, Judge Samuel O. Smith Speaker At veteran-made poppies. All money received from Poppy Day sales goes directly to dis- abled American verterans or members of their families. TO KEEP THE FR/rH "And now the torch and poppy red We wear in honor of our dead. Fear not that ye have died for naught; We've learned the lesson that ye taught. IN FLANDER'S FIELD Wearing the Poppy is the im- portant thing! Because it achieves a purpose far beyond just being another "tag day" to show that the wearer has made a charitable contribution. It is more than that. It is an indication that an American is aying tribute to his Country's Wax Dead by wearing the Me- morial Poppy. In Mt Pulaski we !ike to think of wearing the Pop- py in tribute to our very own communitiy's war dead. Will this little red flower blos- som from every lepol on Poppy Day in our community? IlL, will be the guest speaker at Zion Lutheran Church. His topic will be "Christian Education For Time and Eternity" based on Matthew 28, 18-20. Besides honoring aLl young peo- ple of Zion graduating this year from elementary school, high school and college, tae six from Zion School will received their diplomas: Leslie Braun, Dlanne Beeeue, Norman Maxheimer Leonard Remmert, Sandra Stoll, and Linda Tendicl Professor Klug is an instruct- or of New Testament Department of the Seminary and a member of The Missouri Synod- Lutheran Church's Curriculum Comrnmsion. i Unquestionably, for the develop- ment of correct attitudes and pro- per motivation Christian training must permiate all education for life. Dr. J. A O. Preus, who was or- iginally chosen as the speaker, had to cancel his engagement due to the death of his father. FRIED cmcrN FEAST FOR BKND AND CHORUS The high school board will treat the high school band and chorus members to a fried chick. TO DECORATE C,AVF.,S AT en supper Thursday night, June BOWS-MPIMK , L at 6 p.m. at the grade school Decoration of the World War]cafeteria. The food will be pie. Veterans graves at Bowem.Tem-]pared by the grade school cooks, pleman Cemetery, 4 miles north  Mrs. Vivian Ingrain and Mrs. of Mount Pulaski, will be Tues-J Irent l-lolmes, and will be served by he Band Boosters. day, May 30 at 3:30 prL A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the Community of Mount Pulaski, Illinois, is commemorating the 125th Year of its founding with a Sil-Tennial Celebration on the days of July 22 to 29, 1961, and WHEREAS, it is appropriate that wearing ap- parel reminiscent of ye olden times be worn by Mount Pulaski residents to proclaim the event, NOW, therefore, I, Elmer Schaffenacker, Mayor of the City of Mount Pulaski, IlLinois, do desig- nate Wednesday and Saturday of each week for the wearing of such apparel. ELMER SCHAFFENACKER, Mayor. COURTHOUSE IN COLORS ON COVER OF SOUVENIR EDITION The Times-News Souvenir Sii- Tenmai Bound Edition moved one step closer to completion this week when special negatives to be used m the printing of the fuLl-color picture of the Court House arrived by mail from Flor- ida. four press runs--in yellow, red, i blue, and black ink--will be re-! quired to print the picture which i will dominate the covert of the bound editions. When completed the four colors will blend togeth- er to give the natural colors, as clear and realistic as any photo- graph can be. Although the color- separation negatives were made by a firm specializing in this work, plates will be made and the actual presswork done_by the regular Times-News stall The special edition will consist of some 160 pages, giving as corn. plete a hi.,ttry of Mount Pulaski's 125 years, as possible, with many old-time and photo- graphs. A copy of the edition will be mailed loose as a newspaper, to # every regular Times.News sub- scriber, but a liimited number of bound editions with the full-color cover are being offered to the many who will want to keep this special edition {o refer to, and to show their friends for years to come. The bound copies will feature the cover picture in full color printed on heavy extra-slick coy. er paper and a permanent bind- ing to preserve the edition. Orders are being taken for the bound editions at the Times.News office for $3.00. For an addition- al donation of $2.00 or more to the Sil-Tennial fund, the purchas- er's name will be added to the list of charter members of the Sil.Tennial with their names placed on a special page in the edition. Place your order now to assure your copy. Business firms who wish to place a message or advertisement i in this issue should contact the Times.News and reserve space, as soon as possible. The Commencement, the Mount Pulaski Townahip school will be held My 29, at 8 o'clock, in school gymnasium. The pmgtlm will be as follows: Processional, "Pomp cumstance," Marllyn Invocation by the Rev. Zumsteln. Valedictorian, Joseph "But the Lord is Mindful Own," by Mixed Chmm. Address, "Men to Match Mountains," Judge Smith. : "Halls of Ivy," Senior Presentation of Honor and Class of '61, Taylor, PrincipaL ...... Presentation of Charles Anderson, the Board of Educatioa. Salut0torian, Nancy "NOW the Day is Chorus. Benediction: Rev. Ray O. stein. Recessionah Marllyn BACCALAUREATE Baccalaureate services Mount Pulaski Township school, will be held 28, at 8 pan., in the gymnasium. Marilyn Arney will Processional, "Pomp and stance". The Rev. Ray O. will give the invocation. The Chorus will sing, "How Are Thy Dwellings?" Could Tell You," directed McNabb. The Rev. Paul Burdick liver the Baccalaureate The Benediction will be Rev. Ray O. Zumstin. The Candlelight the Senior class will panied by music Mrs. Ray O. Zumstein McNabb. City Starting Dress-Up. For Celebration The city of Mount slowly being readied for the Tennial Celebration which July 22-29, less than two away. Banners are flying square and at the edge i city, announcing and its dates. Pink being planted in yards, at the ation Center, and othe, interest, adding color. Club hae placed eight colored purple and cans around the that all Will be used for' se. The fire plugs ainted a bright red. being cleaned and The ciW is beginning a "cleaner" look. John Colema. MC Record John Coleman, Record Hop over WCIA nel 3, Champaign, will Pulaski to MC'a Tomlinson Recreation Saturday, May 27, from II:30 p.m. Donations are 50c and the age Umit h Doors will be open at 8