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Mount elmkL nL. Dedication--- (Continued from page 1) up to the year 1880, when this parish was attached to Elkhart St. Patrick parinh, of St. Mary's Church, were in attendance. William Nettstaeter sue- Father Herman in the parish until June Rev. A. Michel was pasto: September 1874 who in succeeded by Rev. Antor Rev. F. X. Heller for a short time to June 1878. Rev. Conrad Rotter who in January 1880, when parish was tranMerr- to the pastorsp of Rev. Chas Rlmmels, who at that time the first pastor of Elk- He took up residence in Elkhart in the early part of 1880 Rimmels remained until Rev. Thomas Dunne was to succeed Father Rim- and he was succeeded by John A. Fanning in June In July 1898 Father Fan- succeeded by Rev. in 1884 John and Christinv donated two lots on street on which a was to be built. During of Father Kennedy, and means were devised the erection of the new church the plans were fulfilled in when the cornerstone was About this time Father the pastor of the neigh parish at Illiopolis, den- Se000 to be used in build the new church Kennedy was succeeded ] William Drummy in Au : 1904, who served the parish! 1912. During his tenure a church was built at Middle nlixtois, and a new rectory at Elkhart a period of about ten St. Thomas Aquinas was by the priests from St Church, Lincoln, until P. J. Barry was appointed 1921. During his pas- the church was en'larged, sanctuary and sacristy be- added as well as new pews in the church. Fath- served until September, L. L. Henkel, the oldest former pastor, was pastor 1930 to May Father Henkel is now pas- :at St. Joseph's Church, La- Illinois. Ralph Lane was appoint May 1931 and had charge parish until February 1934. J. W McGinn was pastor February 1934 until 1943, had the longest tenure as Father McGinn is now Holy Cross Church in Louis M O'Connor served from January 1943 un- 1944. Michael Callahan, O. S. B. Bede Abbey, Peru, Illinois, administrator in During his tenure the diocesan drive charities and build- fund. He served one year is now teaching at the Ab V O'Neill, having serv chaplain with the U.S. Forces, returned and was administrator in Oc 1945 Father O'Neill is now at St. Plus X Church in Illinois, Joliet Diocese. Michael Haddigan, also served as chaplain with Army during World War Was appointed pastor on April 1946. Certain improvements made during his pastorate, a new asphalt shingle USE ROTHWELL'S l00)l- MIX CONCRETE SAVES e- Labor. Money 2-3260 THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1961 i Wi'VE GUILT ON A FIRM FOUNDATION,,.. I roof on the church and a new electronic organ was installed in the church Father Haddigan is now pastor of St Paul's Church Macomb, Illinois Rev Charles Martetl became pastor on July 1, 1948, and serv ed until October 11, 1950 He is now pastor of St Patrick's Chur ch, Urbana, Illinois Our present pastor, Rev Ed ward M Krewer, was appointed on October 12, 1950, by the Most Reverend H Schlarman In February 1955, there was a furnace explosion in the church, and though there was no fire, the church was redecorated and a new furnace installed The frame church, which has now stood and served the congrega tion for sixty years, was rocked and severely damaged by a tank car explosion on the Illinois Cen- tral Railroad on June 1, 1958 On April 4, 1960 property, in cluding a house adjacent to the parish property was purchased The house was renovated by the members of the parish and is now being rented. " On September 20, 1960, ground was broken for the beginning of the construction of the new St. Thomas Aquinas Church. On April 9, 1961, Rt. Rev. Msgr. B. J. Sheedy, Holy Trinity Chur- ch, Bloomington, Ill., assisted by Rev. Richard Powers, St. Joseph's Church, Colfax, Ill., and Rev. John Heeht, St. Thomas Church, Philo, IlL,officiated at the laying of the cornerstone. Rev. Arnold Klauer, St. Mary's Church, Lin- coln, Ill., was Master of Ceremon- ies. CHURCHES LATHAM METHODIST Paul Du Bois, P'tot Mrs. Ed Culp, S.S. Supt. Morning Worship---9:30 axa. Sunday Schol--10:30 a.m. ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH Church of the Lutheran Hour Rev. Martin Rothe Ph. SW2-5965 Fri 8 pm Sunday School Teachers Sat, 8:45 to 11:15 am Satur day School 1 5 and 7 9 Communion announcements Sunday, 9 am Sunday School for all ages 10 am Communion Service Gen 39, 2 "God's Blessing on One's Daily Work" Men Walther League Field Day at Camp Cilca Tues, 8 pm Walther League Executive Board Meeting 8 pm Adult Class Thurs, 2 p m Sewing Circle 8 pm Walther League THE METHODIST CHURC/f Chestnut Illois Roy. Roy W. Trueblood. Pastor 9:00 a.m: Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship Se.r. vice. CHRISTIAN CHURCH Paul P. Burdick. Minister 9:30axm Bible School 10:35 a.m. Morning Worship Sermon: "How Great My Debt." Sermon: "You Bet Your Life." otmenis The Life-Recruit Group will meet next Sunday at 5:30 pan. SUMMER SPECIAL ! ! FILL UP NOW ! ! SAVE $1 TON FRESH MINED COAL EGG AND OIL TREATED STOKER COAL Regular $8.00 Ton Now $7.00 SAVE $1.25 per Ton ON LUMP COAL Regular $8.00 Ton Now $6.75 ALL PRICES GOOD AUG. 28 thru SEPT. 30 ALL PRICES F. O. B. MINE LINCOLN COAL MINE 1 1.2 Miles South East of Lincoln on Route 121 PHONE--732-6077 Write P. O. Box 155 I for lunch and election of officer The Church Board will meet Monday night, Sept. 4 at 8:00. Prayer Meeting service Wed- nesday night at 7:30 Sunday, Sept. 10 will be open- ing day of our Fall and Winter program We will be observing Rally Day in the Bible School Hour The Worship Hour has been designated as "Family Day" and a beautiful gift will be a- warded the head of the largest family present The CYH program will observe "Kick Off Day" starting with a banquet at 5 pan Following the banquet, a program will be pre sented by representatives of the CYH headquarters in Springfield. The Ladies Aid Society will meet in the church Thursday, Sept 7 at 2pro FIRST METHODIST CHUICH Cor. Jefferson and Vine Clifford D. Smith, Minister Sunday School at 9 a.m. Win Allsopp, Supt. Worship Service at 10 aa. Sermon: "God's Will for the Worker." Anthem by Choir directed by Mrs. Julian Sams. Methodist Youth Fellowship Planning Retreat at Lake Spring- field Sept. 8-9. Retreat for Methodist Men at Lake Bloomington, Sept. 9-10. LATHAM BAPTIST CBBCH Latham. Louis F.. Kant. Pastor 9:30 aan. Bible School 10:30 aan. Worship Service 7:30 pan. Evening Worship COPP.LAND CIDaISTIAN 9:30 a.m.--Bible School 10:30 a.m.---Church Services 7:15 p.m.---ChriKdan Endeavet 8:00 p.m.---Church Servicea St. THOMAS AQUINAS R. F.dwm M. Dedication services of our church at 11:30 Sunday, St. TOll'S L Sunday Sehoo]--9:30 am. Worship Service---10:30 a. A cordial welcome to alL ZIon (Chestnut) Church of the Lutheran Rev. D. F, Kirclmer, PIL 9:30 aan. Sunday School Bible Classes 10:30 aan. Worship Service . You are invited to worship w us. I^MES EVWXSD DIED IN SPRINGFIELD James Edward Whiteside,_ 335 North 14th Place, Spring died at 5,35 aan. Wed August 23, 1961, at the Nursing Home in that city=.,.: A retired carpenter, Mr. w' side, had been a resident Springfield his entire life. qe Surviving are his wife, " Wolf Whiteside; three daug two stepdaughters, three -" sons, and three sisters. . .J Funeral services were hel, Saturday, August 26 at _g Memorial Home in Sp conducted by the Rev. Ro. t  Rosebraugh. Burial was in Steeenbergen cemetery miles southwest of Mount From I sit.. Joe Marsh Shorty Made No "Bones" About It Folks thought It w a biz Joke when Short7 Johnsmu mum back from (3em4er C#y with a new St,  fef Idm kids. And the truth w, Shor did look kind ot ihnmy. The pooch practically filled the whole back seat of Shorty's car, I, when he let R o it stood darn near as high u Shortr did! But Say dldn mind the ribbv As he explained, know I look pretty  with a dog like thi But whe ymve got eight kids ke I do, and you get 'era a dog, yo g@t ee b/ enough m they  II pl with it at once!" 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