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Mount Pula.s00-ki Times-N 58 PULASKI, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1961 MOUNT I AMATEUR MOUNT eULASm N PRIZES OFFERED [ ..... GROUPS TAK F .N1 DURING SlL-TENNIAL Im SUm00O pAR.,00v. Must Be T--.E DANCERS TO I sedUntsuFnda arnWooein l rwePr ay July. 18th .P'-'E-AR -IN" B the high hool hand. the Broth- o Be Eligible ,,,,,,,,,,,-,,,--- Jets of the Brush and their Paddy AT orau00,00glLhu l Wagon, Russell Curtis and ins I Model T Ford squad car, Trail Susan and Charles Hawk, Bar-[Riders and Sil-Termial Belle Kit- bara. Scheuler and Gary .Shull, I chen Band, appeared at the Buff- memoers oz me t:opper tom rce-Jalo Homecoming. gional Ballet Company o:tSprng: [ All the above mentioned were field, are in the final ge oi lin the parade.and mad e_a f!ne i rehearsal, for their appearance, I showing receiving muen applu on Saturaay ann unaay, June 10 from those gathered to witness [ and llth, at the Springfield the event i Theatre Guild in the company's After the parade the Kitchen! second annual presentation wh!ch Band presented an unschedu!ed will include both Graduation program on the platform, mr me Ball" and "Fanfare" two of the homecomers. They played extra talent contest will during the Sil-Tennial on Tuesday night, at 7 'clock, on the large on the east side of the totalling $100.00 will the first five place prize will be a $50.00 second, $25.00 bond; third in cash; and fourth and or gifts. is open to all types daacers, acro- mlists, singers or Contestants are their own accompanist, are asked to send card at least a week be- COntest date. Card should name, address, phone type of act. These entries addressed to:- Talent Lo Times-News, Mount RYan of the Talent in Lincoln, will con- contest and act as mast- SCROGGIN JUNE 10 Scroggin, daugh- rLd Mrs. Clell Scroggin and David Moore Calif., who on a two weeks leave on Saturday, June home of his brother in Decatur. the cere- home of the groom's and Mrs. Herbert West Wood St., for and relatives. following the re- will leave for they will reside The groom is off- at Camp Pendleton s stationed. Frank Adams, Resident, in Accident G. Adams, Phila- was killed in an in that city about June 3, 1961. her hus- and on the way when approach- a red light before him and Put his foot on the his foot slipped to causing the car a gas station and shop. Mrs. Ad- instantly and her severaly injured and to a hospital. She 75 years. the tragedy was Mount Pulaski Sun- by her sister, Mr and came as a everyone. Oberrniller was Ill, March 8, of Frederick W. Boy Obermiller. The, to Mount Pulaski of the century, and the old Judge in the south part which is now the Home. She at- Pulaski schools from the old high }5. After teaching time she married of Lincoln, the performed in the page 14) most highly favored ballets in current repertoire. "Graduation Ball" with music by Johann Strauss, is the story of a party given by the young ladies of a fashionable school in Vienna to fete the graduates of a nearby Military Academy. The romantic implication of this situation is heightened when love blossoms in the hearts of an ag- ing General and the school's Head Mistress, turning the party into a happy revel when their romance is discovered by the young students. "Fanfare," a balletic visualiz- ation of Benjamin Britten's fam- ous score "Yotmg Person's Guide to the Orchestra" in which the dancers represent the four sec- tion's making up the contempor- ary symphony orchestra, the Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion instruments, resulting in a colorful and often amusing symphonic ballet. All four area dancers will ap- pear ha both ballets, with Charles Hawk and Gary Shull dancing stellar roles in "Graduation Ball" while Susan Hawk and Barbara Scheuler dance featured sections in "Fanfare". FROLIC SATURDAY NIGHT ON SQUARE TO BOOST SIL.TENNIAL There's going to be a "hot time in the old town' 'this Saturday night. It's going to be medley of music and horseplay. The Kitchen Band will swing into action with their much-her- alded fanfare and "grand opera" performance that has gotten them and the Sil-Termial at lot of good publicity. The Sil-Tennial Chorus in gala attire will add their vocal offer- ings to the Saturday night con- cert. The men's barbershop quartet to be a part of the pageant, will also mix-up a concoction of notes to harmonize with the occasion. ThecL the added horseplay oil the Brothers of the Brush and their Kangaroo Court, will help give the evening a real celebra- tion kick-off as well as be en- joyable. Three hundred and seventy-six Sil-Tennial Belles will donate food of al kinds, for a Bake Sale, to be held at the First National Bank building on the south side of the square, starting at 5 p.n Coffee and Donuts will be served all evening for a small fee. Come one, Come all, and really get in the "SWING OF THINGS". You'll really miss a lot of fun if you stay at home. ' BOARD MEETING OF JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB, JUNE 13 A beard meeting of the Jtmior Woman's Club will be held on Tuesday, June 13, at 8 p.m., in the home of Mrs. Kenneth Johnson, to make plans for the coming club year. All officers and department heads are requested to attend. The past presidents are invited. numbers for encores that were re- quested. This group of musicians received an ivitation, while in Buffalo, to participate in the Me- chanicsburg parade ,and on their program, at the Homecoming Sat- urday, June 24, at 2 p.m. A great many Mount Pulaskians attended the Buffalo Homecoming Sunday afternoon, many being in their Sil-Termial dresses and long t lilel\\;,oats and top and derby h J ate. OLD SETTLERS DAY C_2t00. CARPE0000m sn00Tn00, Mount Pulaski s coming Sil- Tennial received another bit of good news this week with the an- nouncement of Charles Carpentier secretary of state, that he would be here to participate in the big event. Mr. Carpentier will be here 9n Old Settlers Day, which is Fri- day, July 28. He will be the prin- cipal speaker for the occasion. Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Kangaroo Court of the Bro- thers of the Brush will hold its first session of the Sil-Tennial season on this coming Saturday, June 10th. The setting will be on :he south side of the square. Court will open at 8:45 pxn. Presiding will be the Honor- Lble William Dittus. Be sure you have your whisk- ers out where they will show, fellas! SHARON BUCKLe. TO MARRY JUNE 17 Mrs. Cecil Buckles announces the engagement of her daughter, Sharon, to Dean Leesman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Leesman of Hartsburg. Miss Buckles is a graduate of the Mount Pulaski township high school, Class of '61, and is now employed at Tom's Coffee Shop. Mr. l.sman is a graduate of the Harsburg- Emden high school and is employed at the Hartsburg tate Bank. The wedding will take place on ]aturday, June 17, 1961, at St. John's Lutheran Church. BEEF BARBECUE TO FEATURE WEDNESDAY OF SIL-TENNIAL Pioneer Price of vruy 50 Cen BE HONORED SUNDAY, To .... JUNE 18; RETIRING ne nargea Joseph E. Armstrong of Chest- nut will be the guest of honor at an open house on Sunday, June 18, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Chestnut School. Mr. Armstrong is retiring after 42 years in the teaching field. For the past 27 years he has been principal, coach and 7th and 8th grade teacher at the Chestnut grade school. Prior to that he taught in Latham and the Intelli- gence School near Mt. Pulaski. The Board of Education of the Chestnut School has employed Mr. Armstrong as bookkeeper for the board, effective July 1st. This is in accordance with the new financial accounting system re- cently set up in Illinois. All former pupils, former board embers and teachers who taught with Mr. Armstrong as well as the many friends he has made during his teaching years, are cordially invited, to attend the open house. 'WHISKERS' TOURNEY AT HILLTOP BOWL Something new in the way of bowling tournaments will be staged June 24 and 25th at the Hilltop Bowl. It is going to be a Whiskers tourney. No one will be eligible to enter the tourney unless they have a beard, a mustache, or some other growth of hair adorning their face. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded. Bowling will start at 1:00 each of the two days with last shift at 9:45. It will be a three-game event with a bowler eligible to bowl as many times as he wish- es, but can win only once. PAGEANT CHORUS PRACTICE TUESDAY, JUNE 13th The Pageant Chorus will prae-i rice at the grade school gymnas- ium, Tuesday, June 13, at 7:30: p.m. All members are urged to attend. Coach and Math Teachers Hired " At High School A new coach and mathematics teacher have ben employed by the Mount Pulaski Township high school board, to teach the coming school year. Raymond Tabacchi, of Auburn, will be coach and teach Drivers Education. He is a Southern Ill= inois University graduate. He has been playing professional base- ball with the Kansas City AA Farm team, at Shrevesport, La. He is married and has two child- ren. John Wilson, of Springfield, will teach Mathematics. He is a graduate of Normal University, and has taught the past five years in the Springfield Senior high school. He is married and has two children. Mr. Tabacchi replaced Jim Koch ,who tendered his resigna- tion after coaching here the past year. He will return to his home town of Odin, Ill. to coach bas- ketball and baseball and will al- so be assistant superintendent of the district. Mr. Wilson will replace Her- schel Vandevender, who resigned to teach in the Champaign Sr. high school. Mr. Vandevender was mathematics teacher in the local high school for 14 years. One ot the big features of Sil-Tennial Celebration will be the Big Beef Barbecue, whlt will be served on the City Wednesday, July 26. Serving start at 4:30. There are two outstanding things in connection with the serving of this Barbecue. First, it will be cooked with the stea furnished by an old-fashlonl threshing engine; and, secoi it will be served at Pioneer Day prices of only 50 cents. Menu Fit for a King The menu as planned and nounci by Andy Wiggem, man of the Barbecue, will of beef, potatoes, carrots, sweet corn, tomatoes, coffee, bread and butter. That rae.nU t the small price of 50 cents enable folks to bring the family, even if there am 10 The purposo of serving a pretentious meal for ridiculously low price is to an unusual attraction to many other events that held during the week's celebra- tion. Steam Cooking J. D. Roberts of McLean, has made a hobby of i with his steam engine for big events, and has been ly taking his outfit to the Fair for a .number of years, is CO- operating in every way to help Mount Pulaski make the. event a big success. The meat which will be in a mamomth steam box, be at the top of the box in a mammoth steam drippings will help to appetize the carrots and 'which will also be in Chicken & Ffsh Mount Pulaskian-.s asld should be well-fed durln Tennial. Here is the suppers to be served: Saturday, July 22: Supper at Legion Home. Tuesday, July 25: per sponsored by Rebekah at IOOF Building. Friday, July 28: Catfish sponsored by St. Thomas Catholic Church at IOOF ing. Saturday, July 29: Fried ( en Supper at Methodist Fellowship Rooms. 00ERANS TO POTLUCK World War I Veterans, eligible World War I and Auxiliary and their from Mount Pulaski and rounding towns and cities vited to attend t potluck net to be held .at noon June 11, at the American Home. Beverages will be ed. Everyone should bring t own table service. A regular business will be held following net. There will be no meeting the regular night. SIL.TENNIAL QUEEN SEMI-FINALS JU-NE 19th Final plans are shaping the crowning of the Queen. The semi-finals will held Monday, June 19, grade school gym at 8:00 p.m. Watch for a full page next week's Times.News plete detais. * At this program the will appear before and be judged on their long with beauty, poise and personality.