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unt Pulaski Tirnes-N i :'i://:   _ if" MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. ,JULY 6. 1961 NUMBER SCHEULER, 16, MET TRAGIC IN CAR-TRUCK CRASH Caught On Young Man In Car tL Scheuler, 16, a Mt. .Township High School Was the victim of an un- about 8:15 a.m. Fri- 30, 1961, when the Cor- he was driving names and trapped after striking a trac- truck. The accident U. S. Highway 54 ju.t Tomlinson Elevator, of Mount Pu- was the son of Mr. and Scheuler, No. Wash- Mount Pulaski. employed for the vacation period by his Win. Prattler, Minnesota Tool Co., Clerk. He left home am.. on a business trip and was return- the rain, when took place. The Cor- he was riding was the company. of the fire pre- lareSCuers from reaching time to save his life.  frora the damaged gas me front of the car, fed making it difficult to control from the Home and trucks local fire department, at the scene of the ac- driver of the large to put out the [ire, avail, and the fire de. the flames un- ' Vahlkamp, 36, of Mas- drivor of_the Trans- lines truck, that told investigating Seheule attempted ear and apparent- e the truci The in attempting to a- swerved onto of the highway, but tried the same point of impact Collision the car was oto the pavement, was engulfed in marks from the truck was on the shoulder 100 feet It stopped 10 ft off the concrete, carriage from section was hurled corn field. the truck driv- severe hack and and was removed ambulances to St. Lincoln. aged 16 years, I0 a[ays, on the date passing from this an early age, and the under which he as a great shock to Seheuler was born in Fairbury, Nebr., and Hazel CaHi- He was young when th area of central the family, and had of his schooling in grade school Completed his the high school. friends in high as one of the de- being a mem- tqam and the was removed to the Home, where vis- at 7 p.m., and at 8 pxn., Sun. than 400 per- lnost of the high called to pay JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING A special Junior Woman's Club meeting for all members will be. held Tuesday, July 11, at 8 p.m., in the Muldoon Building. This meeting is called to make final arangements for the Grand Ball to be held on the square, Saturday, July 29, starting at 9 p.m. with music furnished by 'rex Beneke and his dance band. Mrs. Bill Dittus is chairman of i the affair. Other chairmen are as follows: Mrs. Richard Froschauer, I advertising; Mrs. Joe Lucas, tick- ets; Mrs. Harry Manes, band; Mrs. John West, decorations; Miss Frances McCubbin, refreshments; !Mrs. Dean "Cates, light and sound. Tickets for the dance, which can be purchased from Junior Wo- man's Club members now are $4.00 per couple, or, $5.00 per couple if purchased at the door. Members may also bring their dues to this special meeting, and they are urged to attend, SIL. KITCHEN BAND WINS THIRD PLACE_ AT HERIIICK The Sil-Tennial Belle Kitchen Band was in Herrick, HI. all-day Tuesday, July 4th, where they participated in their annual Homecoming parade in the morn- ing, and played an hour's con. celt during the afternoon pro- gram. Twenty-five members of the band rode on a float that had been decorated by Mrs. Tommle Havener, Jr.'s paxents, Mr. and Mrs. Newell Welch of Herrick. The float was awarded third prize in the parade. The band played most of the time on the float, to the enjoyment of those watching. There were 40 entries in the par- ade and a large crowd enjoyed the day. Eight Brothers of the Brush went along 'for the ride', and took part in the band program. The group went on the Clark Curry bus. The Sil-Tennial Belle Kitchen Band and the Brothers of the Brush quartet are planning to make various appearances and give programs at different stores in the city, beginning at 7:30 Saturday evening, July 8th. MOIiE QUEEN CANDIDATES ON CMKNNEL 20 TV Four more Queen candidates will appear on Channel 20-TV In the near future. On Monday, July 10 Linda Harem and Margaret Washbond, will be on Bernie Johnson's noonday TV show. On Friday, July 14, Miriam Dierker and Connie Stoll will appear on this same show. SIL-TENNIAL OFFICERS SPECIAL MEETING JULY 15 The Sil-Tennlal Association will hold an IMPORTANT meeting on Saturday, July .15 at 7:45, in the Muldoon Building. All officers should be there to help clear up insurance and other legal matte. Anyone else who has any ques- "t ions or wishes to attend is wel- come to be present. JUNIOR WOl8"S CLUB MEMBEliS TAKE NOTE Junior Woman's Club members am asked to turn in the money: from the sale of their tickets, at the First National Bank. Doris Catl treasur of the club, has issued a reminder that dues should be paid. 33 MADE OPFA1A TRIP TO ST. LOUIS TO "GREAT WALTZ" A bus load of people from Mt. Pulaski, Chestnut, Latham, De- catur, Illiopolis and Costa Mesa, Calif., enjoyed the Municipal Op- i era production, "The Great Waltz" in St. Louis, Mo., Monday night, July 3. It was well worth the trip for the music, ballet and costum- es were very beautiful. Added in- terest was the appearance of Douglas Kimball, as Ebeseder, owner of a patsry shop in Vienna. Mr. Kimball is the well-liked news easter on WICS-TV, Spring- field. Those making the trip were: Decatur: Mrs. Charles Clark, Mrs. Burr Allison, Mrs. Frank E. Turley, Mrs. Merritt Williams. Chestnut: Mrs. Eugene Kret-' zinger. Lincoln: Mrs. Raymond Lakin. Costa Mesa, Calff: Mrs. Ray- mond Mattingly. llliopolis: Mrs. Sam Swanson. Latham: ?,rs. John Scheetz, Mrs. Kenneth Howe; Mrs. Grace Couch, Mrs. John Armintrout, Mrs. Frank Pope. Mount Pulaski: Dr. and Mrs. G. F. Wait, Mrs. Clarence Bowers, Mrs. Elmer Allspach, Mrs. Donald Allspach, Mrs. Paul E. Beidler, Mrs. Oscar Fleagle, Mrs. Leroy K. TEX BENEKE DANCE BAND 51L-I00NNIAL BALL JULY TEN GmLS VIEING FOR ELKHART QUEEN OF HOMECOMING Ten girls from Elkhart, are nominees for the Queen contest to be held at the Elkhart Home- coming July 15 and 16. They are Sharon Bair, Sandra Patty Hanahan, Wilma Hunter Sue Johnson, Carol Leininger Mariett McCue, Mary Smith, Suz- anne Verban and Marilyn Wise. Votes can be obtained by buy- ing a dollar's worth of merchan- dise in the following Elkhart stor- es: Town Market, Sandra's Beauty Shop, Stellar Hardware and Lan- terman's Grocery Store. After the voting closes July 8th, the top four receiving the most votes will be the candidates for the Homecoming Queen. On Fri- day evening, July 14, at 8:45 these four girls will be introduced. The final voting will be cast by those who buy tickets to the dane,e, which will be held from 9 to 12 p.m. The Queen will be crowned at 8:45 p.m., Saturday, July 15. She will also receive a $25.00 Savings Bond. Former Glenn Miller Band N0w Direcled By, Tex Tickets are now on sale Sil-Tennial Ball to be held last night of the 125th celebration. They sell for couple in advance, but $5.00 per couple if the door. Dress in optkma4 This event has and is ing a lot of planning and wm, k by members of the Junior Wo- man's Club who are event possible for the Tex Beneke, who took Glenn Miller Orchestra have organized a band own years ago, with the blessing of Glenn, Tex preferred to remain Miller ensemble. Buckles, Sr., Mrs. Claude Litterly, Mrs. George J. Smith, Mrs. Fred BOY SCOUTS GO TO Froehlich, Mrs. Francis Myrick, Mrs. Ellis Wood, Mrs. William CAMP HEFFERNAN Myriek, Sr., Mrs. Oswald Brooker, FOR SUMMER CAMP Julie Hickey, Jane Myrick, Mrs. Clarence Romer, Mrs. Ernest Hild, Sunday, July 2, a group of Mt. Mrs. Ellis Quandt Pulaski Boy Scouts and parents, The trip was planned by Mrs. left the Tomlinson Recreation Ellis Wood, chairman of the Mus- Center for Camp Heffernan, on ic Unit of the Mount Pulaski Wo- Lake Bloomington. The following man's Club. Scouts are staying lor one week: Bob Taylor, Jim Fuhrer, Greg- ory Martin, Scott St/einfort, Day- TX [NEK Latbam Annual id and Danny Rothwell, John Kelly, Billy Erlenbush and Tom- Tex, who brings his ice-Cream Social my Gupton. the Mount Pulaski The four boys who are staying Saturday, July 29, Saturlays' July IS for two weeks are: Darrell Hans- leading a band was low, Elmo Melton, Mike Kennedy, life's, ambitions. "But I The annual ice cream social, and Sammy Bertoni, Jr. the kind of band that sponsored by the Latham Volun- The following assisted in taR- er had, and I realized It teer Fire Department, will be held ing the boys and their equipment virtually impolble to Saturday, July 15, at the Fire to the camp: Mr. and Mrs. Lee cate the magnificent House in Latham. Serving starts Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fuhrer, machine that Glenn at 5:30 p.m. Sandwiches and Mr. and Mrs. John T. Martin and Therefore I decided coffee will be served by the auxil- son Jim, Mr. and Mrs. Robert him for my active lifetime,, i lary. Steinfort, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Then, shortly before Ice cream and cake tickets are Rothwell, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gup. break of the war, Glenn 40 cents and those purchasing ton and children, Becky and Car- think it was time Tex them will not only enjoy the re- ol, Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Hans- out on his own and freshments, but also be given an low and son Roger, Mrs. Tom quently discussed the opportunity of receiving prizes KennedY, Mr. and Mrs. John West of Tex starting donated by the Latham Business and daughter Elizabeth. tragedy of war Men. Mr. West is assistant Scout bout much sooner than The six big prizes to be award- Iader, and will be in charge of Tex had anticipated. ed by purchasing separate tick- boys during the week, with his Now that Tex has heel3 ets, are: $279 G.E. Mobile Maid wife and daughter remaining his own band so dishwasher; $169.95 Remington there during the time. it's easy to see that Automatic 12 guage shotgun w Phillip Bertoni will act as Scout vice was good. Beneke's vent rib; $1-00.00 Shetland pony; ,Master, here, during the summer enal success as a i * $65 20-m. 4-speed portable fan; months, while Glen Rice is in shown that there are $59,95 girl's or boy's deluxe bike; charge of the waterfront activities bright that no basket $30 Channel-Master transistor at Camp Heffernan. them. radio. The drawing will take ! :place at 9 pan. . I BONFIRES ILLEGAL MiSS OLOmA SCOTT TO The Mount Pulaski Sil-Tenniall , WED SATUD AY, Kitchen Band will entertain dur-[HERE, AFTER S.00 P.M, Miss Gloria Faye ing the evening.  The city authorities are calling ter of Mr. and Mrs. | tttention to the fact that R.R. Mount Pulaski, lind Parade Enfries bonfires after 5 o'clock in the King ReynoldS, son of afternoon are prohibited by a othy Reynolds and Asked To Report penalty ordinance. Reynolds of No fires are to be started on any ed in marriage Harold Mann, parade chairman, street, alley ways or means after i The wedding will would like to have all who plan that hour within the city limits. [ 8 p.m. in the Grace to enter a unit in the big Sil- i Church , Decatur. Tennial parade on Saturday after- BERT FRAIM'S FATHER I noon at 2 o'clock, July 29, to re- PASSED AWAY JULY 4th [ PAGEANT CHORUS port same to him at the earliest Berthold Fralm, Sr., aged 59, The Pageant Chorus possible time, or within the next father of Bert Fraim, Jr., passed its last rehearsal for 10 days. away Tuesday morning, July 4, alone, Tuesday, July This parade should go down in at his home in Parkersburg, Ill. Irade school gym at history as the finest and biggest He is survived by his wife, M1 members are urged of all the fine parades that Mount Carmine, and two sons, Carol of ittendance at this time, Pulaski has ever had. Your co- California and Bert of Mount Pul- operation and entry will help to aski; three daughter, Kathleen of KANGAROO assure this. Mt. Erie; Janet in Pennsylvania, The addition of another band, and Donna of Michigan. One bro-. The Brothers urte a 94-piece aggregation from ter also survives. [ hold Kangaroo ;o! =, Peoria, was recently added to the The body is at Kings Funeral ] evening, July 8 at a growing plrade, home in West Salem, where the [ south side of the p The parade mute will be pub- funeral "services will be held on I There will also be oil next weel I Friday afternoon, July 7. I merit , , . ::?! ; .......... ; ,