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F L E C T I 0 N S Albert Reiterman By I J. Wible Of New Latham, Dined dv ago _a_ur_a. e o the euest and most Life-Long Resident high school plants in this of no. Of Lake Fork Twp; accuse a new bug Supervisor 24 Years. erected that not oaly Bed the school facilities Albert T. ReRerman, well dwf, but was built with known retired farmer of Lake view of the future. Fork Township, near Latham, Ill. that board of direct- the needs of the and its future growth * been proven by the liIW I service that that build- given. folks  enough in the future of their com. and its school system to on the proposition to a new school plant. there was something entered into their think- were living in a coin. they were proud of and not going to lower that the building erected 50 ago has deteriorated, the of the school has not. It rates with the best, and its are among the top at the University of Ill- 0rod other colleges. why does the community cas enlarged school plafit? the facilities under day standards, are inade- and antiquated. state school authorities are more and more mud- and more adequate facilities, and are malt. requests in no uncer- e---comply or else. business today has be. g bumess- expanda2g our American way of life buix outgrows its foIUtles, it builds lazg- aze moden facillUes. died at 11:40 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 1961, in St. Clara's hospital, Lincoln, where he had been a patient for two days. He was over 73 years old. Mr. Reiterman was born Aug. ,17, 1888, in Lake Fork township (Igan county) in the vicinity of Lathatn, a son of Augustus and Medora Newcomber Reiterman. He was a lifelong resident of that community. Decedent was an active com. munity member and fulfilled well every obligation and duty. He was elected town clerk of the Lake Fork township at the age of 21 years. In 1937 he resigned this office, after being elected super- visor. He was still serving as sup- ervisor at the time of his death, which terninated 52 years of set- vise to his community. He was a life-long member of the Latham Christian Church and served as deacon and then elder, and member of the church board for many years before the church building was destroyed years ago. He also served as a director of the Farmers Grain Co. in Latham and director of the H.I.A. board in Lincoln until his retirement this year. At one time he was a direct- or of the Latham Community High School Board. On Dec. 22, 1909, he married Miss Eliza Montgomery of AtIm- ta, and the following children were bern to this union: Mrs. Fernola Seefeldt of Mr. Pulaski and Harold Deane Reiterman of Virginia, Ill., who survive; and (Continued on page 6) Record Dance - ,t For Teen-Agers to tolm care of its needs, then it will be A Record Dance for teen-agers compaxatively short time will be held at the Recreation will stm't tdog. Center on Saturday night of this at 8:30, the doors to open me loqic holds true with Ihool expansion problem in at 8 o'clock. Dancing will be un- til 11:00 pxn. Pulaski and community. Lynn Bobo of radio station the community scqts "we to take care of the future of our chfldn mad In step with the demands of day living:" the can say "we with school facfli- they were 50 years ago". else has changed in the past 50 years--- Shouldn't the school out- WPRC, Lincoln, will handle the master of ceremonies job. Admis- sion is 50c for the three hours. There will be no skating Sun- day afternoon due to another square dance group coming for the afternoon. There will be skat-J ing Sunday evening as well as Saturday evening and on Wed- nesday and Friday night, but none Saturday afternoon. kind of a drab wold this be tf we took the modem- of the past fifty yem ltl Qutomoblle. the airptane. radio, television, oil and gas heating. arcooSiUoing, but a part of the modem venienceL and a neon- of a radually shrink- as far as distances are all cost mone/ in such to ye olden days that forefathers would probably it was a form of insanity". unity To Vote O- .S. Addition Saturday Ira,,, R.formo00ion 2 VOTING PRECINCTS AV, dLABLE 'R00iyOnSunlay HIGH SCHOOL, CHESTNUT LEGION Of Lutherans JUNIOR CLASS TO Polls Open At 12:00 Noon, Close At 7:00 O'clock Annual Rally To Be Held At Grade School Gymnasium PRESENT PLAY "NO MORE HOMEWORK" ' Can you imagine the chaos that would be caused if the school administrators were to become ill, and the students were to take I over ? On Friday night, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m., the Junior Class of Mount Pulaski Township High School will stage such a dilema, when they present the three-act com- edy, "No More Homework". Pamela Jones, played by Cam Moore, finds her duties as acting principal quite difficult. Of course Bruce Walcott as her boy friend, Buzz; Cheryl Sutton as Shalimar Ames, and John Kilhoffer as Ron- aid Sassoon, only contribute to the confusion. The various other characters i,SI speakercotOrr,ethej oe: who manage to become entang- ............. -, b _... ,-,! led in the plot are: Miss Goodin, President of Concoraia "rneotogi-ljoAnn Van Hook" Mrs Clenden- cal Semina.ry, Spngfleld, Ill..He i ning, Ruth Stogdeil; Miss Ogilvie, is a memoer or me rottowmg ..... h -h | DeMuth; Mr. Harper, Larry committees oI me t, ut eran t: ur- I . c,,,,h G,,thrie Terry Lanter- oh, Missouri Synod; Doctrinal" 'n.vV'" I.,,-nn,,it -PV Mar- Unity, Nominations, Lutheran ................. "1 ..... - ........ A special Reformation Day Rally will be held in the grade school auditorium at Mt. Pulaski, IlL, Sunday, Oct. 29th, at 2:30 pan. This Rally will be sponsored by :the Zion Lutheran Church of Lin- [coin, Zion Lutheran church of New Holland, Zion Lutheran church of Chestnut, Zion Luth- eran church of Mt. Pulaski, and Christ Lutheran church in Clin- ton. The purpose of this gather- ing is to remember the work of Martin Luther, whose nailing of the .95 thesis to the door of the Castle Church of Wittenberg on Oct. 31st, 1517, touched off the Reformation. tin; 'Midge' Murphy, Carol Dill- saver; Faversham Lightly, Geor- gie Washbond. Miss Dill, Wilma Schmidt; 'ick Tok", Sam Baldwin; Mrs. Ratchett, Sandy Musiek; Elmer B. Ames, Lloyd Burdiek; Tallulah ly a member of the Illinois State Ploetz, Randy Rogers. Parole Board. [ Mr. Willison is director. The Roy. Martin H. Rothe, past- ! m o/ the Mt. Pulaski Lutheran lovr NG Church, will amist Dr. Reto at the service. The public is cordially in-I OF JR. WOMAN'S :vi. CLUB THURSDAY Witness Editorial Board, and Trustee of the Lutheran Founda. tion. Before coming to Springfield, he was President of Concordia College, Austin, Texas, and served as Secretary of the Texas Prison Board, 1953-1959, and is current- JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB ANUAL DANCE NOV. 4th The Junior Woman's Club will hold their annual dance on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 aan, at the Elks Club in Springfield with Charlie Rogers orchestra furnish- ing the music. Tickets can be purchased from any club member or from Mar- garet Martin. Proceeds will go in the club's Charity Fund. Roe: The only alarm clock that has to be turned of with an age. COMMUNITY TO FROLIC AT GRADE SCHOOL FRIDAY, OCT. 27 Turn Clocks 00m:k! Prizes Will Be Awarded In Various , Classes The annual Community Hallow- e'en Party, sponsored by the Jr. Woman's Club in cooperation with the Park Board, will be held Friday evening. Oct. 27, at the grade school gym, starting at 7:30 p.m. Those participating are urged tO wear tennis shoes ff possible. There will be Judging of four categories: Ugliest, prettiest, The Jr. Woman's Club will hold their regular meeting, Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Township Library. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a brief meeting, especially for the new members conducted by a past Illinois residents will be able , to get an additional hour of sleep !this coming Sunday morning ffl i they don't forget to turn their clocks back an hour before retir- ing Saturday night. The State of Ininois legislated a compulsory Daylight Savings law which started the last Sunday in April and is to end Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2 pan. it is the price we pay fm niest, and Most Original, in Moaday: The day many a see. we p it. following age rotary goes to work with her sleep and kindergarten; 1st and 2nd; showing. h long been recognized 3rd and 4th; 5th and 6th; 7th and and schools are the 8th grades; and, high school and important iasUttim a adults. It is hoped that many of community  a- the adults will also "dress up". n,,ythlag else. Cash prizes will be awarded. After the judging, games will sometimes, we lose sight be played, prizes awarded and fact, especially If after a treats given to the masked. All years we have beam children of Mount Pulaski and into a dmmazt stn of surrounding area, are invited to their importance, attend this party. Mrs. Robert (Pick) Shanle and the last three yem Mrs. Jack Scroggin axe co-chair. VO t- (Continued on 12) of event- Voters of Mount Pulaski Town- ship High School District No. 28 will go to the polls on this com- ing Saturday to vote on the pro- position of approving, or disap- proving the proposed new add.t, tion to the present school facili- ties. Floor plans of the new addition are to be found on another in this issue of the Times-N, These plans will give voters pretty clear picture of just what they are voting for in the new addition. The question has been what use will be made of present facilities that will be We asked Lee Taylor, high school' principal to give us a rundown, on this phase of the proposed pro, ject. The three science rooms will be convened into classrooms for mathematics, and part of hh English classes, as well as (including debate, speech con. tests and dramatic work). The present large room for English will become a study for students who do not have !regular seat in the study tmlll This room has easy access to the library. The commercial and Home Eeo, nomics department will remain, where they are now. The tWO  smaller class rooms will be util. ized for book storage, and as a i study room for a limited number of students to meet with i teacher at Umes other than liar class. One ot these rooms also serve as a meeting room all staff organizations, such newspaper, annual, student coun, ell, etc. The present industrial be converted into a hot lunch gram. As soon as feasible, a president, explaining the work of ldouble stairway wilt be cut the'club. ]the lunch room into the p At 8:00 p.m., Mrs....Joe Lucas,[gymnasium in order to p] program chairman wilt mtroauce | the full use of the kitchen the speaker of the evening, David[ fries in the lunchroom for pub, W. Beggs, III, principal of the lie gatherings. Lakeview Junior Senior high school in Decatur, whose interest- ing and educational topic will be 'rhe Little Red Schoolhouse". Besides being a member of many educational associations, he was named "Outstanding Young Man of the Year", by the Decatur Chamber of Commerce 1960. He i has also written articles that have appeared in educational maga. zincs. Mr. Beggs is a 1956 graduate of Millikin University, with a M.S. degree and has studied advanced work at Illinois State Normal Un- iversity and the University of Ill- inois. He has participated as a speaker, panel member, discuss- ion leader, etc., in numerous pro- fessional and civic group meet- ings and conventions. Hostesses for the evening will be: Mrs. Dale Fuhrer, Mrs. Rich- ard Talmage, Mrs. Kenneth Brook-, Mrs. Charles Aylesworth, Mrs. Jack Scroggin, Mrs. John West, and Mrs. Edward Hickey, Jr. Snore: A form of sheet music. The gym will be used for physical education, GAA, productions, school plays and the various elementary the community having no These schools which have this facility for basketball in the: past, are, Birks, Zion Lake Fork and Cornland. As a result of the gym available for girls throughout day and the boys having facilities, all students will scheduled to meet the ments of the state in the 40 minutes of physical educa- tion a day, or 200 minutes a The band office and smalli: group practice room for band and chorus, located in the northeast corner of the basement, will come the driver's education i and laboratory. The present English room the top floor, southwest can be converted into a and improved girls' rest The social studies classes moved to the larger room (Continued on page 2) THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1961