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SIL.TENNIAL PAGEANT "THE SPIRIT OF MOUNT PULASKI" Presented July 26, 27, 28, ]961 -- 8:45 P.M. - TomlinuDn Recreation Center Written by Gene Clear  Directed by Phyllis Edwards ORGANIZATION CHAIRMEN Mrs. Wilbur Stoil Music Director Joe Kafka Pianist Les Cassily Costumes Kenneth Stoll - Edd Dittus Publicity Mrs. Harold Mullins Grounds Dalen Shellhammer Tickets Gary Shull Casting Director Scene Design - Lighting Technician Sound Technician Stage Construction - - Executive Secretary Stage Manager and Properties Choreographer -- Sound and Lighting---Claus Tanner, Steve Cullen, Scott Rogers, Joe Kelly S Construction---Orville Downing, C. B. Buckner, Jack Horn, James Jackson, Julian Sams, Harold Braun, Richard Edwards, Bill Dittus Scene Diga--Laura Beth Brown, Hazel Holmes, Steve Martin, Jim Cox, Janie Kafka, Francis Brown, COMMITTEE Mrs. Joseph Hoblit - Daniel McNabb Mrs. Iarry Widmer, Mrs. Harry Manes, Mrs. Bill Tate Harry J. Wible - Robert Keck Otto Ey MEMBERS Emerson Horn, Becky Singley, Art Stuckel, Camille Kafka, George Zebrun, Percy Kepner and Pare Hanslow Stage Crew--Dalen Shellhammer, Joe Lucas, J. Lee. Hild, Robert and Bruce Graham, Francis Murphy, Terry Nelson CAST OF CHARACTERS Narrator mini Chi Little Deer Batten Robinson George Turley Abraham Lincoln Law1 Imeey Samuel Sparks Judge Davis - Spectator - Soloist - - on Platform BunJo Stopher "Froehlich james Montgomery Plagg lqr. Marshall Grove: Whaleu lter Amo  FmnkCapps Vaughn De Dale Voile Ben Forsythe Dean Cates Gene Downing - Carl Stahl Bill Dittus Frank Turley Harry. Hahn George Volle Joe Matthews Wilbert Sehahl Carleton Drake Wilbur Stoll . Gene Clear Walter Dannenberger Lois Ahrens John Biesemeier Orville Downing Herbert Stivers - Harry Lucas Paul Manes Terry Meister DANCERS--(Directed by John and Ben For- sythe)---Jim Cox, Ray libert, Blaise DeMuth, Ronald Handlin, Steve Lynch, David Shellhammer, Bruce Walcott, Randy Walcott. Drummer--John Forsythe. VILLAGERS=Judy French, Marcella French, Norma Letterle, Diane Hahn, Denise Schultz, Debra Shellhammer, Kathy Stoll, Rosemarie Wilham, Tom Gupton III, Darrell Hanslow, David Rothwell, Scott Steinfort, Robert Taylor. INDIAN NORSEMEN--Jerry Buckles, James Havener, Bill McCubbin, John T. Martin, George McCurry, Tom McKinney, William Prather, Austin Schaffenacker, (on J* Travois---Curt Walker, Nancy Walker, Jimmy Martin); | Hilma DePoister, Frances McCubbin, Kathy Prather, |> Lynne Romer, Sandra Stoll, Doug Leesman. .:. PIONEER HORSEMENHenry Buckles, John Bender. L COVERED WAGON--Frank Van Fossan, Iona Van Foes- ' an, Maxine Van Fossan. F\\;: PIONEER BOYS---George Aylesworth, Gary Ey, Frederick E,  Lipp. . PIONEERS---Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Buckles, Jr. and Jill, !i Mr. and Mrs. Gayland Green, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gul- so, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Henrichsmeyer, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Shellhammer, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stahl,'Mr. and . Mrs. Charles Stopher, Mr. and Mrs. John Stopher. Bandelow, Alma Baumann, Ruth Helen Buckles, Naomi Curtis, Mae Fleagle, Billie Rothwell, Marie Zebrun. PEOPI--Lonnie Ayers, Kenneth Cardoni, Sharon Green, Donna Gulso, teve Gulso, Judy Knauer, Leesman, Steve Martin, Bonnie Prather, Phyllis Christine Stahl, Gretchen Stahl, Karla Stahl, Louis Stahl, J. Norman Stopher, Steve Stopher, LOr- ene Tendick, Nancy Walch, Margaret Washbond, Olga Zebrun, Francis Brown, Laurie Cross, LaVonne Cross, Mary Beth Cross, Jackie Green, Allen Gulso, Linda Reeves. COUNTRY DANCERS--Mr. and Mrs. Donald Burks, Mr. and Mrs. John Bender, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Halstead, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hayes, Mr. ,and Mrs. Wm. Koehler, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Maxheimer, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tendick, Jr. MEN IN COURTHOUSE YARD--Tom Kennedy, James Jackson, Robert Gulso, Carl Stahl, Robert Keck, Dale Neaville. Keith Rothwell, Joe Do, d, Dr. Robert Hamm, Kenneth Cardoni, and Members of the Men's Chorus. BAND--Claus Tanner, Director; Mike Berg, Dennis My- rick, Danny Lanham, Dennis Stoll, Wayne Downing, Ronald Peterson, Jim Berg, Mike Kilhoffer, John Zum- stein. : POSTER CARRIERS--John Curtis, Lee Cleveland, Ray Letterle, Ted Aderman, Orville Letterle, Earl Phillips. DRUHKS---Haldon Bowers, Harold Stopher, Bill Tare, James DeMuth. DEPUTIES.--Julian Sams and Edward Schaffenacker. BALLOON MKW--Herloph Sather. FOURTH OF JULY FAMILIES--Mr. and Mrs. Van Froehlich, Dorla and Phillip; Mr. and Mrs. Byron Downing; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Cullen and Robert; Dr. and Mrs. Guy Wait; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Winkleman and Lewis; Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Downing; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ey, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Schaffenacker, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Moore, Rev. and Mrs. Ray Zumstein; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Stoll; Mr. and Mrs. Haldon Bowers; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Cates; Mrs. Dollie Hassebrock and Ray Allen; Mrs. Robert Harem, Mary and John. TURKEY TROT DANCERS--Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Pharis, Judy Stuckel and Charles Hawk, Marilyn Arney and Bill Downing, Sherry Davis and David Drake, Jane Myriek and DonnieErlenbush. CHIKDREN--Starr Broughton, Robin Broughton, Dawn Broughton Mary Hamm, Sharon.Jackson, Debra Rem- inert, Judy Fraim, Cheryl Stoll, Kim Streenz. Linda Stoll. PEOPLE ON PLATFORMMr. and Mrs. Gene Clear, Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Brooker. BANBERSHOPPERS---Dorst Zumstein, John Zumstein, Ray Zumstein, Dan McNabb, Dean Cares, Haldon Bowers, Paul Volle, ROy Beckers, Alan DeMuth, Duane Turley, Paul Moore, leader; Otto Ey, .Fran Myrick, Wilbur Stoll, Bill Copeland, Harold Stopher. FIREMEN---John Holmes, Lloyd Turner, Frederick Lipp, Harry Van Hook, Charles Schultz, Fred Holmes, Tom Gupton, Jack Boyer, Carleton Drake, John Bates. CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS---Harold Mullins, Charles Baker, Darrell Knauer, Richard Edwards, Orville Bandelow, Harold Braun, A1 Lyons, Robert Shanle. WORLD WAR I SOLDIERS---GIover Matthews, Gene Mann, Welby Moore, Louis Schafer. MEN REPRESENTING ARMED SERVICES---Army, Nor- man McAfee; Air Force, Dale Fuhrer; Navy, Larry Shull; Marines, Aaron Riggs. COLORGUARD--Leigh Broughton, Walter Hagenbuch, Jr., William Rentmeister, Loren Meister, Edward Fro- schauer, Jr., L. K. Buckles, Jr. TAPS--Dick Romer. WAR DRUMS---Mrs. Claus Tanner LIBRARIANS---Florence Wynd, Mary Curtis, Dorothy Shull, Violet Passmore. CHILDREN AT IABRARYTerry Scroggin, Roger Hans- low, Kathleen Koehler, Leslie Thornton, Steven Bertsche, Steven Cleveland. BARBERSHOP QUARTETDean Cares, Haldon Bowers, Paul Moore, Duane Turley. BOY SCOUTS--EIrno Melton, Sammy Bertoni, John Kelly, Dean Romer, Dan Rothwell, Bill Erlenbush, John Schlitt. GIRL SCOUTS--Pam Weckel, JoAnn Schott, Mary Jo Lynch, Linda Maxheimer, Flo Ann Lynch, Marjorie Goodman, Janet Hagenbuch, Susan Taylor, Mrs. John Riedle, leader. BASEBALL NINE--Larry Horn, David Pope, George Ze- brun, Lyle Fout, Dan Vandevender, Eddie Yocum, Larry Baker, Kit Prather, Roger Shull. TENNIS PLAYERS---Janice Jaggi, Jana Rockwell, Gene Schmidt, Clell Scroggin. SK,qTERS--Joyce Miller, Joan Miller, Eddie Koehler, Tom Bruce, Jane Goodman, Lee Turner. SWIMMERS--Beverly Gibbs, Gayle Handlin, Marilyn Munyon, Jack Leonard, Ronald Collier, tTean Collier, CHARLESTON DANCERS.--Irma Jean Buckles, Helen Hoblit, Sue Ingram, Carol Manes, Jane Myrick, Donna Olsen, JoAnn Pharis, Judy Stuckel, Donnie Erlenbush, Charles Hawk, Gerald Pharis. NEWSBOYS--Ronald Stoll, David Jackson, Terry Lanter- man. MINSTREL SliOW--Haldon Bowers, Duane Turley, Paul Moore, Dean Cates, Bill Copeland. Scene 1: Scene 2: Scene 3: Scene 4: Scene S: Scene 6: Scene 7: Scene 8: Scene 9: Finale: HISTORICAL SCENES DEPICTED Indians Leave the Illinois Country: ISO0's Capp's Store; Springfield: 1836 An Early Pioneer Farm in Mount Pulaski: 1850 Mount Pulaski as the County Seat: 1848-1855 A Fourth of July Celebration: 1900"s Clouds of War Darken Our Lives Benefactors--Their Dreams Fulfilled "Vinegar Hill" in the Roaring Twenties Headliners--Names Make News 'WHE SPIRIT OF MOUNT PULASKI" The characts and events in this istatl me drawn from actual his records, Certain modificutio have been made in the interest of dramatic unity. Sil-Tennial Officers CO-CHAIJM[EN  Mrs. Gayland Green and Harry J. Wible. SECRETARYMrs. Elmer Sehaffe- naeker TREASURERAustin W. Schaffenacker Commiitee Chairmen rville Downing Pm'lo--Harold Mann PPhyllis Edwards, Gene Clear lhtblicdtyH. J. Wible Musle.-Betty Sams Exhlbltm-Mae Shellhammer HmudngRobert Keck Sll-Teminl flYm--Ethel Downing Sfl.Teunlof Gladys BuckleS Sll-Teemlnl Qmmm-Kay Mullins SiI-T lUNancy Dittus Square Dmm--Mr. and Mrs. Dean Scott Brothers of Brush---Fred Paolone Bazlmeue---Andrew Wiggers JWil]iam DJttus Sunday Sedce---Rev. Ray O. Zumstein Emcee---Kenneth Johnson Pageant Chorus---Mrs. Helen Hoblit Youth DayRev. John Muir Amateur Night--Robert Ryan ne Howe Pmttqm Cam--Dalen Shellham- mer Kltch lmmi---Ruth Havener Bmlds..-Claus Tanner LADIES OF THE SILVER Orgmsixation Slmmoug Name Senior Woman's Club Mrs. Paul Junior's Womans' Club - Mrs. Christian Church Ladies Aid - Mrs. Christian Church Loyal Daughters Mrs. Lee Buckles, Methodist Church Wesleyan Class Mrs. F.E. Zion Lutheran Church Ladies Aid - Mrs. O. St. John's Luth. Church - Mrs. Ayde St. John's Lutheran Church Gleaners Class - - Mrs. Oswald St. Thomas Aquinas Church Altar and Rosary Society Lion Club - Royal Neighbors Rebekah Lodge Legion Auxiliary Rotary Club Odd Fellows Lodge #4Ed Home Bureau Unit 1 Home Bureau Unit 2 Fire Department Mt. Pulaski Riding Club Girl Scouts . - Never-Grow-Old Society Jabez Capps Barracks Copeland Church Eastern Star - American Legion Mt. Pulaski Library Club Service Mothers WW II Lake Fork Community Mrs. Gene Mrs. Gene "Mrs. Frank Mrs. Dean Mrs. George Mrs. Mrs. Loren H Mrs. Orena Mrs. Mrs. Fred Mrs. Leslie Mrs. Ray Mrs. Miss Sciota Mrs. Meria Mrs. June Mrs. Mrs. G. Mrs. Pauline Mrs. Clyde SIL-TENNIAL QUEEN JANET ROHLFS JUDY STOGDELL SHERRY DAVIS MARIAN DIERKER . Huston MARILYN YOCUM JAN GOODWIN - BONNIE PRATHER - - - TomS' PAT COOPER ..... - JANE MYRICK .... NANCY WALCH ..... " DARLENE DOWNING - . . Dm rt .OOK G ET WASHBOND . Maeke .Y., MARILYN MUNYON - . . NeaVlU LLNDA HAMM . - - - We SIL-TENNIAL PAGEANT CHOI SOPRANO---Mesdames Byron Downing, C lllil. mann, Hubert Stoll, Francis Gordon, w,:  Harry Wible, Joe Doud, Dean Schultz, Lewe. Ellis Downing, Tommie Havener, :r Sidney Lee, Harry Widmer, Joyce Gra w,-- Maxheimer, Oswald Brooker, George Zeoru-, Wheeler, Dale Fuiten. lt '= ALTOS---Mesdames Carl Stahl, Fred Stahl,  _ Carl Miller, Ray Zumstein, Fred HolmeS,:' 'fl' , Allen DeMuth, Paul Burdick, Wilhelm "- Stahl, Gerald Pharis. ..,, -- TENORS---Albert Grathwohl Orville B an' Lipp, George Aylesworth, David Drake. _  n BASS--Ray zumstein, Fran MyriclL W_llbyb " Martin, Sheldon Copeland, Mien DeMUre, land. MRS. HELEN HOBLIT, DfsqJc DAN McNABB, AcompaniJt PICTURE OF COURTHOUSE on cover was taken Dean on