The Daily Leader from Pontiac, Illinois on October 15, 1973 · Page 5
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Name Mrs. Sweitzer acting librarian Mrs. Mary Ellen Sweitzer, 429 Payson St., has been named acting librarian of the Pontiac Public Library by the board of directors. Board president Miss Betty Harris said that Mrs. Sweitzer will be succeeding Mrs. Eleanor R. Sikes, who resigned as librarian to re-enter the field of school guidance counseling. She has taken a position as counselor at Bement High School. Mrs. Sweitzer has been employed at the Public Library since 1967 and has been assistant librarian for four years. She and her husband, Roy, have two sons, Roy Jr. of Lexington and Dan, at home. Mary Ellen Sweitzer Supper Table Talk Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sweat, Peoria, and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Case, Chesterton, Ind., visited their aunt, Miss Flora Case at Evenglow Lodge, last week. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Asper and children Shari, Susie and Scott, 415 Bennett St., have returned from a two week vacation. They visited Mr. Asper's parents in San Diego, Calif, and also went to Disneyland. Enroute home they stopped at the Grand Canyon in Arizona and Carlsbad Caverns, N.M. New 1974 home freezers refrigerators now in stock! Wright's Quality Furniture, Carpeting 'Appliances -Advertisement. Guests of Dr. and Mrs. Lowell Hazzard, Evenglow Lodge, last Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Reed Wendel, Chicago, and Mrs. Reid Tombaugh, Pontiac, Miss Ora Jansen and Miss Mildred Oliver, Trenton, N.J., visited Miss Sylvia Warren, last week. Mrs. WUliam Jobst, 401 Polk St., has returned from Reno, Nev., where she spent two weeks visiting her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Dasher and family. Mrs. Myrtle Green, Evenglow Lodge, was visited last week by her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Liehr, Perry, and her granddaughter Mrs. Robert Block, Waukegan. Samaria Shrine salad luncheon -- Oct. 17,11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Masonic Temple. Donation $1.50. -- Advertisement. Sunday vesper services at Evenglow Lodge were conducted by the Rev. Thomas Lowery, pastor of the United Methodist Church, Ransom. The choir of the church sang several special numbers. Miss Belle Kennedy, 410'/ 2 E. Howard St., is a new resident at Humiston Haven since last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Linsley and children Nancy and Mike of Medora visited her mother, Mrs. Grace Delap at Evenglow Lodge, last week. Mrs. Elmer Bailey, Fairbury, spent last Monday with Mrs. Retta Buford, Evenglow Lodge. Mrs. Max Winters, 704 S. Mill St., Mrs. Albert Pitcher, 111 Humiston St., Mrs. Carl McCoy, Redwood Manor, and Miss Marie Baker, Graymont, returned Wednesday from a trip to Hannibal, Mo., the Dixon Mounds and Nauvoo. Kreem Freeze closed every Tuesday. -- Advertisement. Mrs. Myra Ross, Loda, and Mrs. Helen Triplet, Wheaton, visited their parents, Rev. and Mrs. Raymond Reeves, Evenglow Lodge, last week. Glen Hollister of Decatur, formerly of Pontiac, spent Saturday here on business. Mrs. Henry Lawson and Mrs. Ronald Bogart, Savoy, visited their mother, Mrs. Mary Stalker, Evenglow Lodge, last week. D. M. Dillenbeck, 407 W. Torrence Ave., has returned from a week's vacation. He visited his son Dewitt Dillenbeck and family in Sandusky, Ohio, and also went to Washington, D.C., Mt. Vernon and Gettysburg. Guests last week of Mrs. Nellie Bates, Evenglow Lodge were her daughter Mrs. Beulah Robinson, Oblong, her granddaughter Mrs. Paul Henderson, Urbana, and her great granddaughter Mrs. Larry Henderson and son. Pfc. Robert E. Pouliot, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Pouliot, 302 Pierce St., is home on leave from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif. He is to report Oct. 22 to Camp Pendelton, Calif., where he will be with the artillery unit. Guests of Dr. Lawrence Butcher, Evenglow Lodge, last Tuesday were Mrs. Lloyd Warrens and Mrs. Charles Dodson, Tuscola. John Doyle, Henry, visited his mother Mrs. Faye Doyle, Evenglow Lodge, last week. Elks Ladies' Bridge -- this Thursday! -- Advertisement. Miss Adeline Holmes, Evenglow Lodge, had as guests last Friday, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Smith, Lansing, Mich, and Mrs. John Hoffman, Clinton. Mr. and Mrs. David Masching, Redwood Manor returned Saturday from a two week vacation spent in Georgia and Florida. Lyndal Bosomworth, 509 E. Washington St., has joined The Country Companies and recently completed the Life Indoctrination School held at the Bloomington home offices. Country Companies include Country Life, Country Mutual, Country Casualty and Mid- America Fire and Marine Insurance Companies and Country Capital Investment Fund, Inc. Free routine walk-in X-ray Mon. Thurs., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Livingston County TB Clinic. -Advertisement. Mrs. Eva Olson of LaSalle will be installed as president of Rebekah District Association 14 Oct. 27 at the I.O.O.F. Hall in Peru. Registration will begin at noon. The meeting will be at 1 p.m. Members of the Pontiac lodge will attend. Associate Court News Diane M. Weber, 22, Fairbury, $13, speeding, Stale Police arrest. Shirley I. Howard, 37, Odell, $13, speeding, State Police arrest. William M. Curliss, 17, Fairbury, $10, driving loo fast for conditions, Fairbury Police arrest. Lois W. Leonard, 75, Fairbury, $10, disobeyed traffic signal when light turned red, Fairbury Police arrest. Kenneth E. Roth, 16, Forrest, $10, driving too fast for conditions, Sheriff's Police arrest. Gary F. Weber, 19, Pontiac, $10, loud tire noise, Pontiac Police arrest. Paul E. Weller, 22, Chatsworth, $80, speeding, Sheriff's Police arrest. Randall L. Hart, 17, Slrealor, $10, violation of classification, State Police arrest. David C. Soper, 24, Fairbury, $10, loud mufflers, Fairbury Police arrest. George N. N i m b l e r , 37, Pontiac, $15, speeding, State Police arrest. William E. Todd, 20, Fairbury, $19, speeding, Stale Police arrest. JohnS.Dawson, 30, Flanagan, $20, speeding, State Police arrest. Clyde E. Harris, 26, Forrest, $12, speeding, State Police arrest. Steve G. Landstrom, 19, Pontiac, $16, speeding, State Police arrest. Kenneth J. Donovan, 52, Pontiac, $30, speeding, Stale Police arresl. Donald E. Alllop, 22, Pontiac, $10, loud mufflers, Slale Police arresl. Dean R. Sidfrids, 21, Cornell, $10, speeding, Slate Police arresl. George R. Yurko, 31, Slreator, $16, speeding, Stale Police arrest. Douglas T. P i n n i c k , 23, Campus, $100 and Ihree monlhs probation, driving while license suspended, Slale Police arresl. Hospital Notes St. James ADMITTED Dennis Jones, Dwight, accident. Mrs. Lela Bruer, 301 Riverview Dr., accident. Mrs. Marian Long, 714 McKinley St., accident. Arthur Milam, 1104 Prairie View Lane, surgical. DISMISSED Gary Hurt, 600 E. Elmer St. Mrs. Mickey Gulp and son, Benjamin Clark, Chenoa. Miss Adele Eisenhower, 402 E. Chestnut St. Mrs. Alma McElhiney, Evenglow Lodge. Louis Slown, 717 W. Moulton St. Mrs. William Meyer, Chenoa. Sam Mandell, Countryside Road. Mrs. Robert Horning and son, Eric Robert, 784 S. Locust St. Mrs. Chris Schneider and daughter, Sarah Beth, Flanagan.. David Bukowski, Gridley. James Ritter, 415 Humiston St. Harold Stabler, Odell. Master Benjamin Tabarez, 743 W. Madison St. BIRTHS Twin sons to Mr. and Mrs. Leland Chappie, Peoria, Oct. 14, 4:55 p.m. and 5:02 p.m., 4 pounds 11 ounces and 5 pounds 2 ounces, transferred to St. Francis Hospital, Peoria. Son to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Major, 709 Walnut St., Oct. 15, 6:42 a.m., ,4 pounds 13 ounces. Fairbury ADMITTED Miss Georgine Brown, Fairbury, medical. Mrs. Florence Vance, Cropsey, medical. Mrs. Edith Caughey, Chatsworth, medical. Richard Bazzell, Fairbury, medical. William Liming, Strawn, accident. Gilbert Ferron, Chatsworth, medical. Mrs. Olga Schmidt, Fairbury, accident. DISMISSED Master Jerome Mabery, Strawn. Wayne Zimmerman, Fairbury. Master Chad Bazzell, Fairbury. Master Steven Tjarks, Forrest. BIRTH Daughter to Mr. and Mrs. William Fehr, Fairbury, Oct. 14, 4:25 p.m., 8 pounds, 13V 2 ounces. St. Mary's Streator ADMITTED Mrs. Harding Williams, Minonk. DISMISSED None. CHILI SUPPER THE SALVATION ARMY 112 North Division Street WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17th Three hospitalized after area accidents Daily Leader, Pontiac, 111. Pages Mon., Oct. 15,'73 Three are Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Spenn Carole MacDowell, Frederick Spenn wed D E S P E R A T E F O R TRANSPORTATION? Despair ends with the fine cars advertised in loday's Classified Ads! CHILI ... P I E . . Adults SI.35 BEVERAGE Children under 12,75c Miss Carole Charlene MacDowell of Bloomington and Frederick Charles Spenn of Emden were married al 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Ocl. 10, al Trinily Lulheran Church in Bloomington by Ihe groom's father, the Rev. Robert Spenn, and the Rev. Ernest Gerike. The bride's parents are Mrs. Adeline D. MacDowell of Bloomington and the late Charles W. MacDowell. The groom's parents are Rev. and Mrs. Robert Spenn of Emden, formerly of Flanagan. Bernard G. McElvaney gave Ihe bride in marriage. Mrs. Thomas D. Tarter of Morton was matron of honor, and the groom's brother Richard was best man. Another brolher, Ted, ushered. A reception followed the double ring ceremony at the couple's home, 202 W. Graham, Apt. 2, Bloomington. The new Mrs. Spenn is a graduate of Bloomington High School and is employed by Ihe Kenneth Schertz Story hour slated at library The Pontiac Junior Woman's Club will sponsor a pre-school story book hour at the Pontiac Public Library each Tuesday from Oct. 23 through Dec. 11 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Children who will be 4 years of age by Dec. 1 are eligible to attend. There is no charge. Registralion is being taken al Ihe library through Saturday. Several club members will serve as readers and helpers at each session. Mrs. Earl Zehr is chairman of the story hour. This is the fifth year the club has sponsored the project, under the Fine arls and educalion deparlmenl. Members are Mrs. Lyndal Bosom- worlh, chairman, Mrs. Chester LaRue, Mrs. Dennis Livezey, Mrs. Robert Voigls and Mrs. Zehr. dies; rites held at Gridley Kennelh E. Scherlz, 50, 622 W. Cleary St., formerly of Gridley, died at 7:15 a.m. Saturday at his home. His funeral was at 2 p.m. today at the Froelich Memorial Home in Gridley. The Rev. Ronald Workman officiated. Burial was in Gridley Cemetery. Deputy Coroner Vernon Von Qualen will conduct an inquest Mr. Schertz was born Dec. 11, 1922, in Gridley, the son of Jessie Schertz. He married Aileen Ethington March 6, 1946, in Lexington. Surviving are his wife, three daughters, Belly al home; Mary Ellen Embry, Bloomington; Ruth Marie Saxton, R.R.4, Ponliac; Iwo sons, Richard, Ponliac; Ken- 'nelh Jr. al home, and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in dealh by his parents. Mr. Schertz was a foreman at the Roof Manufacturing Co., Ponliac. He was a member of the Pontiac American Legion Post and a veteran of World War II. Mr. Schertz, who had a kidney disease, had been treated with a kidney machine since 1970. Vandalism at cemetery City Police are invesligaling vandalism w h i c h occurred Friday nighl or Salurday al Ihe Soulh Side Cemelery. The vandalism was reporled al 4:25 p.m. Salurday and included overlurned headstones and flower urns. Selective Service as a local board technician. Mr. Spenn is a graduate of Flanagan High School and allended Wartburg College. He is employed as a professional baseball umpire with the American Association and also by The Leader as assistanl circulalion manager during Ihe winler months. Mrs. Hanlon dies; rites Wednesday Mrs. Hanna Hanlon, 93, 616 N. Plum St., died Sunday at 9:30 p.m. at St. James Hospital. She had been seriously ill six weeks. Her funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. al the Raleigh J. Harris Funeral Home, with the Rev. Leonard Carlson of St. Paul's Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Rowe Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. a I the funeral home. Mrs. Hanlon was born April 18,1880 in Slavanger, Norway, a daughter of Oliver and Inger Christine Oliverson. She came to the United States in 1905. She was married to Jacob T. Jacobson. He died May 1, 1929. Later she married Mike Hanlon. He died in 1952. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church at Rowe. She is survived by a son, Olaf Jacobson, Ponliac route 3; a granddaughter, Mrs. Joann Dunn; and four great grandchildren. A sister, Rensa Lund, preceded her in death. Two Ponliac women and a Robinson man remain hospitalized in satisfactory condition at SI. James today, following two area accidents Sunday morning. Mrs. Lela Bruer, 79, 301 Riverview Dr., and Mrs. Marian Long, 77, 714 McKinley St., were passengers in a car driven by Mrs. Coral Hughes, 82, 523 N. Oak St. According to Stale Trooper D. J. Falcomata, the Hughes car was attempting to cross U.S. 66 from east to wesl at the inlerseclion with City 66 near the old Log Cabin restaurant when it pulled into the path of a car driven by Merle Richardson, 47, of i Franklin, which was northbound on 66, at 11:50 a.m. Richardson's wife Ruth, 45, ! was treated al St. James, as was Mrs. Hughes. Richardson] was uninjured. j Trooper Falcomata ticketed' Mrs. Hughes with failure to' yield the right of way. Damage to her 1962 Chevrolet was estimaled al $500 to the left rear. Damage to the 1970 Ford, sedan driven by Richardson was estimated at $1,000 to the front and left side. Earlier Sunday morning Dennis Jones, 23, of Robinson was taken to St. James Hospilal following Ihe collision of his 1965 Chevrolet pickup truck with a car driven by James Unz, 22, of Reddick, on Illinois 17, four miles east of Illinois 47 al 3:15 a.m. Slale Trooper James Kennedy reported lhal Jones and Unz were weslbound on Illinois 17 when Jones allempled lo make a left turn and was slruck ENDS ,WED. Open 6:30-Prog. 7:00-9:00 CRESCENT V Ph. 844 3030 STARTS THURS. MIND BLOWING SUSPENSEI FrtdZkncnuNisfM THE DAYOF THE JACKAL A UNIVERSAL nPLEASE The Pontiac Kiwanis Club Presents Tuesday, October 16, 1973 Pontiac Township High School Auditorium 7:25 P.M. HOWARD POLLARD "Londontown" THE TOWER BRIDGE LONDONTOWN, steeped with tradition and saturated with history, is more vibrantly alive today than in any of the 2000 year 1 ; of iti heritage. This is the LONDON that HOWARD POLLARD will escort us through on a personally conducted four. We will travel to Piccadilly Circus, light spangled center of the theatre district, and attend the old Vic Theatre and the Palladium. We will attend an auction at Sotheby's where great art objects and antiques are sold. Of course there are parks, the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey for all to enjoy. T I C K E T S A V A I L A B L E A T T H E DOOR PROCEEDS GOTOCOMMUNITY PROJECTS by Unz who was passing. Unz was uninjured, but his passenger, Randy Selita, 13, of Essex was treated for minor injuries and released at St. James Hospital, as was the passenger in the Jones truck, June Maxson, 22, of Dwight. Both drivers were ticketed by Trooper Kennedy, Jones with failure to signal a turn and Unz with improper passing. Damage to the truck was estimated at $750 to the sides and front end, and damage to the right front of the Unz 1971 Chevelle was estimated at $1,500. Several persons were arrested during the weekend and were taken to the County Jail. * Joel Cairns, 18, and Stephen Parkhill, 18, both of Lombard, were arrested Saturday by the State Police on charges of illegal possession of cannabis. Parkhill also was charged with violating the Illinois Vehicle Code. They will appear in court today. Todd Berlinger, 19, St. Louis, arrested Friday by the State Police on a charge of illegal transportation of liquor was released after posting bond. Don't Forget TUESDAY CHICKEN SPECIAL 1/4 Chicken --$1.40 1/2 Chicken --$2.00 CARRYOUTS AVAILABLE Phone 844-3970 OPEN 3:00 P.M. Bring th* Family -- Help support your local Teen Club. CLUB SMILO Pontiac, Illinois We just bought yards and yards of new spring fabrics. We bought so much we paid incredibly low prices. And the more we save, the more you save. 77* · I vd yd. Cotton/ polyester blends. A wide selection of 44/45" prints on canvas and duck. 1 77 · yd. Polyester double knit. Multi-colored fancies and solids. 58/60" wide. Machine wash, permanent press. 077 mmm V H. yd. Wool and wool blends. Plaids, checks and solids. 54/60" wide. Wool and wool/nylon. JCPenney We know what you're looking for.

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