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The Daily Leader from Pontiac, Illinois · Page 5

Pontiac, Illinois
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Thursday, August 3, 1972
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Daily Leader. Pontiac. 111. Page 5 Thurs., Aug. 3. "72 GREET NEW JUNIOR HIGH PRINCIPAL -- Benjamin D. Culler, second from right, new principal at Pontiac Junior High School, is welcomed to the local grade school system by Murray Wallace, principal of Washington School, Wednesday before a meeting of the system's administrators. Looking on are Donald Lindquist. second from left, principal of Lincoln and Ladd schools, and Max Myers, right, grade school superintendent. Cullers was recently named to the junior high post, replacing Carroll Garrison, who resigned to accept the post of Cornell High School superintendent. -- (Leader Photo by R. Jones.) Announce band, dancers for musical 'Maine' Eighteen musicians will be featured in the orchestra for the coming production of "Mame," according to Frank Dillow, musical director for the Vermillion Players production. Instrumentalists include Kathy Mabis, Kathy Hoerner, Lanette Arduini and Carol Hoerner, saxophone; Janet Finnestad, Karen Burnside, Jan Thompson, and Bernard Jenkins, clarinet; Mike McAllister, Shelby Hoerner, and Debra Freed, trumpet; Farley Sparks, Scott Hamilton, and Jeff McAllister, trombone; Kathy Schopp, electric bass; Sally Sparks, flute; Jon McAllister, percussion; Becky Edwards, piano. Bill Lower, co-director of the show, also released the names of the members of the dance groups in the production numbers. They include Jeff Pieper, Bob McKenzie, Greg Gapen, Brad Thacker, Kathy Kopp, Andrea Jacobson, Pattie Ramey and Cindy Carter. The musical will be staged Aug. 10 through 13 at the theater-in-the-park with performances at 8 each evening. Tickets are now on sale from cast members and at Semmens Drugs. "Mame" is a story of a nonconformist lady which spans a period from 1928 to the late 40s. The music reflects popular styles during this time. While essentially an adult musical, it would ha've appeal for older children or high school age groups. Lower said. Supper OUR BIG FURY SALE IS NOW ON COME IN ANDGETTHE BEST DEAL IN TOWN ON ALL UNITS IN STOCK ALL AIRCONDITIONEC SAVE PLENTY NOW AT CHIEF CITY MOTORS CHRYSLER PLYMOUTH on Howard Street PONTIAC Miss Brinkman dies; funeral is Friday Miss Lydia Brinkman, 83, Momence, died at 10 a.m yesterday at Riverside Hospital in Kankakee. Funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at the Behrendt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rooks Creek Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. She was born in Pontiac on May 5, 1888, the daughter of Simon and Mary (Uthmiller) Brinkman. and lived here until about 30 years ago. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Anna Bruer. Pontiac. and Mrs. May me Ryerson. Graymun;. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Seven brothers and sisters prer."ed her in death. 35 couples get licenses SPEAK AT GRADUATION EXERCISES -- Peter B. Bensinger. left, director of the Illinois Department of Corrections, and Wayne Blunier. Superintendent of the Livingston Educational Service Region, join Mrs. Margaret Morrissey. superintendent of the State Reformatory for Women at Dwight. to review the list of residents to be honored at the institution's commencement exercises Wednesday. Bensinger delivered the main address; while Blunier also appeared on the program. -- (Leader Photo by R. Jones.) Bensinger speaker for Dwight Prison graduation to ived Thirty-five licenses to marry were issued in the office of County Clerk Harold Ririe during July. The total is 11 less than the iutal for June, and three more than the number for July. 1971. During the first seven months of this year. 202 licenses have been issued, as compared to 201 at the same time last year. Table Talk Hunt for pictures of former mayors continues Committee members of the City of Pontiac, Pontiac Chamber of Commerce Incorporation Day Banquet set for Monday, Sept. 11, are still seeking negatives or prints of former Pontiac mayor's. Floyd Byrne, general chairman, said that to date 12 pictures have been turned into the Chamber office. Among those remaining to be found are: Rufus W. Babcock (Sept. 16, 1872-April 22, 1975) A. E. Harding (April 22, 1875- April 20, 1877) (Nov. 4, 1878- Nov. 17, 1878). M. A. Renoe (May 17, 1878- Nov. 4, 1878). Augustus F. Fisher (April 20, 1877-May 17, 1878). Frank 0. Evers (Nov. 19, 1878-April 4, 1879). Eldon M. Johnson (April 4, 1879-April 18, 1883) (April 19, 1889-Apr. 22, 1891). James E. Morrow (April 18, 1883-April 22, 1885). James J. Terry (April 22, 1885-April 19, 1889) (April 19, 1895-Apr. 23, 1897). Alexander McKay (April 22, 1891-April 21, 1893). Edgar Cook (April 21, 1893- April 19, 1895). A. M. Legg (April 20, 1901- April 25, 1903). J. M. Lyon (April 21, 1905- April 30, 1909) (April 18, 1913- April 23, 1915), (May 6, 1927- Feb. 20, 1931). H. E. Torrance (April 23,1915- April 20, 1917). W. H. Bentley (April 20, 1917- April 18, 1919). Arrest three Peoria youths The Livingston County Sheriff's Dept. arrested three Peoria youths today and took them to Livingston County Jail. Riley J. Sills, 19, Timothy J. Render, 20, and Bernard C. Behrends, 19, are awaiting court appearances. Sills and Behrends are charged with possession of cannabis, illegal possession of liquor, and possession of a controlled substance. Render is charged with possession of cannabis, illegal transportation of liquor, no driver's license on person, disobeying a traffic control signal, and possession of a controlled substance. Howard J. Legg (April 18, 1919-April 20, 1923). C. Sterry Long (May l, 1925- May 6, 1927). Monta B. Speece (April 21, 1933-April 19, 1935). Wilbourne J. Miller (April 18, 1941-Nov. 19, 1948). "Anyone," Byrne concluded, "having a negative or print of the above mentioned former mayors is asked to contact the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce office at 844-5414." C o m m i t t e e m e m b e r s assisting Byrne in the promotion of the banquet include Joseph Trainor, Thomas Duffy, Robert Melvin, Frank Panno, Robert Brunskill, Thomas Ewing, Harry and Gene Hansbrough and William Lower. The banquet is one of several events being planned for by the City of Pontiac which is commemorating its 100th year of incorporation on Sept. 11. Gets ticket after crash An accident on North Ladd St. at 4:55 p.m. yesterday resulted in the arrest of Albert M. Franklin, 56, Pontiac route 3. According to City Police, a car driven by George D. Holzhauer, 55, 221 W. Moulton St., had stopped in traffic to make a left turn, when the Franklin vehicle struck it in the rear. Damages to the Chevrolet driven by Holzhauer were estimated at $800, and the GMC truck driven by Franklin was not harmed. Franklin was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Would pay for mistakes SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Auto builders would have to pay for the repair of safety-related defects -- and furnish a substitute car while the work was being done -- under a bill that has gone to Gov. Ronald Reagan. Marriage Licenses Thomas L. Blake and Donna K. Masching, both of Bloomington. PONTIAC SEED HOUSE W. MADISON Having a PICNIC? Our MOSQUITO BEATER will control mosquitoes and other insect pests so you can enjoy yourself, more. You can give your flowers and vegetables a boost without worry about BURNING by using a WATER SOLUBLE PLANT FERTILIZER. If ALGAE has taken over your swimming pool -- a SHOCK TREATMENT with HTH DRY CHLORINE can solve your problem. Use SCOTTS TURF BUILDER + 2 now. Gary M. Vilsoet, son of Mr. and M'rs. Walter Vilsoet, 509 W. Madison St., has returned from a month long European concert tour with the School Band and School Chorus of America. While there, he sang in Belgium, France, Austria, L u x e m b o u r g , G e r m a n y , Switzerland and England. He was a soloist with the group, and was also assistant to Charles Stark, director. Miss Shirley Woodward, an English teacher from Miami, Fla., is visiting Don and Dorothy Lindquist at 320 E. Washington St. Dr. and Mrs. Harold Whitmer, 218 Pierce St., returned Thursday from a three week trip to the Orient, where Dr. Whitmer attended the 4th world contact lens congress in Tokyo. They also visited Osaka and Kyoto, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; and Hong Kong. En route home, they spent three days in Honolulu, Hawaii. "DJD Express" will be back at the Fiesta Fri. Sat.! -Advertisement. Thomas Viemont, Roger Kirkton, Allen Seggerman and Jerry Honegger, Country Companies agents in Livingston County, have qualified as members of the company's 1972 All Star Team, due to their high volume of life and health insurance sales during the first half of 1972. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Armstrong, 105 Huber St., returned home Monday after a 15 day study tour in Europe. They visited England, France, Luxembourg, Holland, and Switzerland. While in London, they had dinner with Mrs. Cleo Degenhart of Chenoa. Miss Rebecca L. Morris and John Morris, children of Dr. and Mrs. Russell Morris, 717 N. Main St., have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Illinois in Champaign. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Johnson have moved from Sterling Estates to 130 Cedar Circle Drive at Streamwood. Mr. Johnson is working for LaMarche Manufacturing Co. in Chicago. Mrs. Emery Hood and daughter Cheryl, Viola, Ark., visited her cousin, Mrs. Inez Shoop, 920 W. Madison St., Tuesday afternoon. Winners in the duplicate bridge session Wednesday afternoon at the Bank of Pontiac community room were: North-South, 1st, Mrs. Daryl Wilson and Mrs. Wesley Tronc, Chenoa; 2nd, Mrs. Richard Lannon and Mrs. Alec Bunch, Saunemin; 3rd, Mrs. Russell Sperry and Mrs. Irving BeD, Ottawa; 1st, Mrs. Raleigh J. Harris Sr., Pontiac, and Mrs. Arthur Falter, Saunemin; 2nd, 1 Mrs. Carl Ward and Mrs. Hospital Notes St. James Visiting hours 2-4,7-8 p.m. ADMITTED Mrs. Catherine Gardner, Flanagan, medical. Jeffrey and Gregory Voigts, Cornell, accident. Robert Bowers, 808 W. Henry St., medical. Paul Stacel, Saunemin, medical. John Corrigan, Normal, surgical. Mrs. Terry Pinkerton, 105 E. Lowell Ave., surgical. Miss Jennifer Beverly, Odell, medical. Baby Steven McKinney, 825 S. Locust St., medical. DISMISSED Mrs. James Moreland, 928 W. Howard St. Mrs. Eugene Coiclasure and daughter, Tracey Lynn, Kempton. James Koenig, 622 N. Hazel St. Clarence Richison, 602 Payson St. Mrs. Grace Rients, Flanagan. Mrs. Cyrus Dunlap, 521 W. Lincoln St. Edward Cars tens, 913 W. Madison St. Gary Grau, Flanagan. BIRTH Daughter to Mr. and Mrs. James Walter, Chatsworth, 1:53 a.m., Aug. 3,8 pounds, 8 ounces. By RICK JONES Leader Staff Reporter Peter B. Bensinger, director of the Illinois Department of Corrections, was the featured speaker Wednesday for the annual graduation ceremonies held at the State Reformatory for Women in Dwight. Five Oakdale residents received high school G.E.D. certificates and two others received grade school diplomas during the commencement exercises. In addition, a number of women received certificates signifying completion of the institution's secretarial, beauty culture, or charm school offerings. In his remarks, Bensinger announced that a full-time vocational counselor will be located at the Dwight reformatory by mid-fall. He said the program would be funded through a Dept. of Labor grant Timely quote Regardless of what happens here, people like me are going to own the party in 1976. --Michael A. Rappeport. 34, a delegate to the Democratic Convention. to the state corrections system. Bensinger described the role of the counselor as that of "a job finder." Referring to the difficulty in placing recently incarcerated persons, Bensinger noted "you've got tough competition; you need special help." The state corrections head also announced that steps will be taken in the near futre to upgrade the basic educational offerings at Dwight. These new courses will be geared to help those residents lacking in various elementary education skills. Another commencement speaker, Wayne Blunier, Superintendent of the Livingston Educational Sen-ice Region, noted the importance of education in today's tough job market. Blunier encouraged the grade school graduates to go on and secure their G.E.D. certificiate and he urged the high school graduates to investigate the possibilities of television college offerings while at Dwight. In addition to those residents honored yesterday, another five women who have since been paroled, discharged or assigned to work release programs completed the G.E.D. requirements during the past year. Two others gained their grade school diplomas. Mrs. Margaret Morrissey. superintendent of the Dwight reformatory, presided over the commencement exercises. Fairbury ADMITTED James McCann, Fairbury, surgical. Mrs. Lucille Hyatt, Pontiac, surgical. Miss Dawn Hornsby, Fairbury, medical. Mrs. Rose Simpson, Fairbury, surgical. David Taylor, Fairbury, surgical. DISMISSED Joseph Kurtenbach, Piper City. Mrs. Margaret Wenger, Fairbury, to Carle Clinic, Urbana. Mrs. Karen Kistler, Forrest. BIRTH Daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Dehm, Chatsworth, 3:37 a.m., Aug. 2,8 pounds, 4 ounces. St. ot * SCHLOSSER'S ADMITTED Raymond Koehler, Dwight. Donald Boynton, Dwight. DISMISSED Mrs. Clara Brinkman, Ransom. Roger Gordon, Odell. Mrs. Margaret Harms, Minonk. Noble Hinds, Redding. Mrs. Richard Rinker, Dwight. Dies CHICAGO (AP) -- Rudolf z, 95, president of Roosevelt Chicago Musical College from 1933 to 1954 and a concert pianist credited with introducing Ravel and Debussy to American audiences, died Harold Pontiac. Pon^ac « theorid ' s top tras. Sales WASHER-DRYER Rentals · Parts · Service QUEEN libilily Since 19O8 Lifetime Stainless Steel Tub Drum lAIDIS* LJT'C Quality Furniture, YYKlVJrll a Carpeting Appliances h i5 E. Madison Pontiac 644-7177 Spot Light Did anyone see Spiro Agnew on any TV news program this past week? Tom Eagieton was getting more coverage than George McGovern, President Nixon or Mayor Daley. At the time of this writing we don't know who will replace Mr. Eagieton. Quite likely though, he will be in the spot light for a few days. TV news programs have become a part of our way of life. The end of the 10 P.M. news is bed time for a large segment of the population. There will be a lot of important news to follow in the next few weeks. Politics, Sports, War tensions, and other day to day activities. TV brings you fast coverage of unforeseen events. It keeps you in touch with the world. A good TV set adds to the pleasure of every program. The new RCA XL-100 series are easy to tune, a joy to use. Horizontal hold stays put, whether the set is cold or hot after many hours of use. No rolling, no fiddling of the fine tuning. The 1973 line is now coming in. Prices are about the same as last year. We have a few 1972 models at reduced prices. The chassis is very similar between the 1972 XL-100 and the 1973 models. Buy now and save. Buy now and enjoy really good color TV. Shop At SCHLOSSER'S For Quality And Service 307 W. Madison St. Phone 844-5074 CARRY OUTS E V E R Y D A Y Phone 844-3970 CLUB SMILO ENDS ttONITE! i ·-- Open 6:30-Prog. 7:00-8:47 EAGLE ·i Ph 842-169? DBIVE-IN PONTIAC Open 7:30--Start Dusk! NOW! ENDS SAT No. 1 IN THE GREAT TRADITION OF AMERICAN THRILLERS. COLOR BY DE LUXE No. 2 Blindman, Blindman, what did he do? Stole 50 women that belong to you. TONY BINGO ANTHONY STARB "BUNDMAN" Released by 20th Century-Fox jj .35. TKBaraiot* Ttcktistcj*' An fltlkCD Filaj SAT. BONUS HIT! MAFIA* ClaudiaCARDINALE FrancoNERO LeeUOBB Nehemiah PERSOFF STARTS FRI DAY CRESCENT V Ph W4 3030 | Open 6-.30-Prog. 7-5 p.m. Sat. Mat. 2:30 p.m. Con'. Sun. 2:30p.m. STARTS TODAY Prog. 2 : 3 0 - 4 : 3 0 - 4 : 3 0 - 8 : 3 5 p.m. OHE BLASTOFSUP ANDTHECAMPUSlMWH it's the INVISIBLE I VAPOR CAPER. WALT DISNEY _ _ NOW YOU DON TECHNICOLOR' R0SSELL ROMERO FLYNN BACKUS »inik^ A XtV"* N '^ WITT J ^ tMENGES ««»BAKALYAN EWW»ANDREWS WINDOM W,»»JOSEPH LMcEVEETY l*a»..

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