The Pantagraph from Bloomington, Illinois on April 5, 1981 · Page 48
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Bloomington, Illinois
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Sunday, April 5, 1981
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E4 THE PANTAGRAPH, SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 1981 King followers mark anniversary of killing ATLANTA (AP) - Friends and relatives gathered at the grave of Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday to mark the 13th anniversary of his assassination, and his widow called for an end to the "climate of violence" gripping the country. Elsewhere in the nation, marches and rallies were scheduled to honor the Dwight building tabbed historical By Sharon Gilfand DWIGHT Tony Thorsen is one very happy man. Sending in paperwork after months of research through every copy of the Dwight Star & Herald since 1891 has paid off. On Saturday, the Dwight railroad depot's nomination to the National Register of Historic Places was approved by the Illinois Historical Sites Advisory Council, according to Thorsen, president of Dwight Historical Society. The vote was 14 yes, with one member abstaining. Thorsen said the nomination, which will be sent to the director of the Department of Conservation, will then go to the National Register of Historic Places in Washington, D.C., for consideration. Happy, fabulous," he said. "I'm glad it really happened." The depot, an 89-year-old landmark, is built in a Richardsonian Romanesque style of Bedford Blue Stone. It has been used for office space and storage by the owners, Illinois Central Gulf, since 1971. Thorsen said ICG sent a letter of On The Police Summary Bloomington Hatch stolen Dennis O'Brien, no address given; overnight Thursday; $215 watch stolen from pickup truck parked in lot on northeast corner of East and Jackson streets. Monev stolen John White. 708 V Graham" St.: 12:30 to 8:30 a m Friday; $25 wallet. $165. and a check for $288 stolen from residence. Car damaged - Donald M. Donatt. 502 Hovey Ave., Normal: 1 p.m. Saturday; car struck by grocery cart while parked in lot at Eagle Discount Supermarket. 1211 Towanda Ave.; $75 damage Normal Television set, cassette player stolen Illinois State University. Normal; Friday; $400 television se't and $1)00 cassette player stolen from room in Media Services Building, on the ISL" campus Battery stolen Joe Haug. 712 Golfcrest Road. Apt A-4. Normal, after 10 p.m. Friday: battery taken from vehicle parked at residence: $50 loss. McLean County Trailer damaged Thomas Tillman. 1302 S. Morris Ave.. Lot 10 Shady Knolls Trailer Court; 5 a.m. to midnight Friday; furniture in kitchen and living room overturned, transmission fluid poured on kitchen floor, clothes dumped out of drawers; damage undetermined. Fire Alarms Bloomington Van fire 6:59 p.m. Friday in parking lot at Union 76 Truck Plaza. R.R. 12; van operated by Ted Dover. R.R. 12; couch and moving pads in moving van caught fire; loss. $2,000. Water heater overheated 12 06 a m. Saturday at 620 N. Main St.; owned by W.J. Moran. Peoria; no fire Alarm malfunction 5:52 a m. Saturday at Paul F. Beich Company, Front and Lumber streets; no fire. Rescue Runs Bloomington Foot injury Barbara Kinnson. 29, of 207 W. Jefferson St.; taken from Eastland Shopping Center to St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center at 2:54 p.m. Friday. Fall Francis Nichols. 36. Clinton; fell in parking lot in the 600 block of South McClun Street; taken to St. Joseph's Hospital at 3:20 p.m. Friday. Chest pain Archie McCormick, Stanford. Fla.. taken from McLean County Law and Justice Center to Men-nonite Hospital at 1:57 p.m. Saturday. Normal Fall Elizabeth McCaughrean, 92, Mount Prospect; fell at University High School, Normal; taken to Brokaw Hospital at 7:59 p rn. Friday. Accident victim De Rae Beerman, 38, of 1305 Kingsridge Drive. Normal; ' taken from College Avenue and Adelaide Street to Brokaw Hospital at 12:47 a.m. Saturday. Fa.... .. "iry - Judy Olsen. 34. of 204 N. Parkside Road. Normal; taken to Brokaw Hospital at 3:16 a m. Saturday. Births Bissell, Harley and Louise, 921 W. Olive St., a boy born Friday at Brokaw Hospital. Karin, Louis and Mary J., 1617'2 E. Oakland Ave., a boy born Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center. EL PASO Crabtree, Kenneth and Laura, a boy born Friday at Brokaw Hospital, Normal. civil rights leader who was shot to death April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tenn. Many demonstrations also mourned the unsolved deaths of 21 black children and one young black man here. About 125 people marched through downtown Raleigh, N.C., to commemorate King and show solidarity with the families of the slain or protest, but it was not notarized as required, so it was not an official objection. He said he believed the railroad would continue to fight the building getting the historic designation. The historical society has tried to buy the building from ICG. So has the village of Dwight. If the designation is approved in Washington, DC, that will not ensure the depot will not be torn down, but if federal money is involved in property to be damaged or razed, the National Register must be notified by the owners first. Thorsen said he had no idea how long it will take for the Register in Washington to consider the nomination. He is also worried about proposed federal budget cuts which would cut $32.5 million from the preservation budget, leaving $5 million for the National Trust. That would mean, he said, there would be no federal money for state officers to administer the National Register or review the impact of federal projects on historic property and no matching grants for preservation projects. Thorsen hopes that does not happen. Record CHENOA Rosenberger, Roger and Leanne. a girl born Friday at Fairbury Hospital. FAIRBURY - Bittner, Keith and Vicki. a boy born Saturday at Fairbury Hospital. Court Notes McLean County Circuit Court ASSOCIATE DIVISION Theft - Robert Tobbe. 23. of 1606 N Lee St. posted $100 for April 28 appearance on theft of cassette tape valued at $7.97 from K-Mart. 1608 E. Empire St Theft - Cara L Carey. 35. R R 8. Normal posted $100 for April 28 appearance on charge of theft of shampoo, cheese and Band-Aids, total value $6 65. from Kroger Co.. 1500 N. Main St. Suspended license Wilbur Reed. 43. of 1403 W Chestnut St. posted $100 for April 21 appearance on charge of driving while his license is suspended Alcohol - Richard Schaeffer. 49. Chillicothe posted $35 for April 30 appearance on charges of illegal transportation of alcohol and disobeying stop sign. Alcohol Thomas McCowan. 39. of 2512 E. Washington St . Apt. 10. posted $100 and his driver's license for driving while intoxicated and improper lane usage Battery Donald Weissgerber Jr . 32. of 1311 Holiday Lane posted $100 for April 21 appearance. Obstruction Shirley J Williams. 26 of 1627 Illinois St. posted $100 tor April 29 appearance on charge of obstructing an officer of the peace. Theft - George Yelliott. 27. of 210 S. State St. posted $200 for April 15 appearance on charge of retail theft Alcohol - Brett H Toillion. 17. Hudson, posted $100 for April 13 appearance on charge of illegal possession of alcohol by minor. Alcohol, cannabis Rickv J Thacker. 21. of 1016 N. Fell Ave.. Normal posted $200 for April 21 appearance on charges of driving while intoxicated, possession of cannabis and reckless driving Hospital Notes FA1RBI RY HOSPITAL Admitted Eshleman. Dennis, Piper City Fearman. Herman, Odell Dismissed Stork, Jane and baby boy, Fairbury King. Walter, Forrest Bromberek. Deborah. Fairbury Kelleher. Flora. Chenoa GIBSON COMMUNITY Admitted None Dismissed Biehl, Dale, Arrowsmith Crow. George, Gibson City Mullvain, Cora, Foosland Phillips, Catherine, Elliott Phillips, Joseph, Elliott Phillips, Michelle, Elliott Pruitt, Stanley, Saybrook Johnson, Cynthia and baby boy, Thawville PONTIAC: ST. JAMES Admitted Leonard, Kerry, Cornell Davis, Pearl, Pontiac Pruetz, Donald, Dwight Dismissed Salmon, Lisa, Pontiac Schall, Louie, Pontiac Stout, Jerrold, Pontiac Fitzsimmons, Judith. Cornell Tullos, Angie, Pontiac Rexroad, John, Pontiac Fraher, Gladys, Pontiac missing blacks in Atlanta. Marches also were planned in 23 other cities, including Washington, Miami, Cleveland, New York, Milwaukee, Chicago and Los Angeles. In New York, 1.000 people gathered in Manhattan's Herald Square to mark the 13th anniversary of King's assassination. Meanwhile, Coretta Scott King told a group of about 30 people that the assassination attempt Monday on President Reagan "leaves us with an alarming but clear conclusion: No one is safe and secure and everyone is affected by the current epidemic of violence." Speaking at a news conference, Mrs. King said the climate in the country today is reminiscent of the racial turmoil before King's slaying. "The climate of violence which existed prior to Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, and what is existing today, and what has been latent in our society all along, is something we have to continue to mobilize against," she said. Mrs. King, who laid a wreath at King's grave, was accompanied by three of the couple's children. Martin III. Dexter and Bernice; King's father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. and his sister, Christine King Farris. The 80-year-old minister said later that his only remaining goal is to "do whatever I can with the strength I have left to keep Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream alive." Despite his concern for civil rights under the Reagan administration, King said he is optimistic about the future. "We're going to make it," he said. "We've got some more suffering to do. Some of us are going to die. but in the end. we're going to make it." Mrs. King said the unsolved deaths of black children in Atlanta make it clear that "something is fundamentally wrong with a society which creates such sickness and depravity. The crisis is in Atlanta today, but it could be anywhere in America tomorrow and none of us would be too surprised." The only way to bring an end to such violence, she said, is to change the poverty and racism that spawned it. "Can we reasonably expect a healty society when more than 25 million people are living below the poverty level'1" she said. "Can we expect safe communities in a nation where people are more likely to die from violence than disease? Can we anticipate safety for our children in a nation which takes food stamps and school lunches from poor children so the generals can buy more nuclear weapons?" Area fire victims' conditions improve SPRINGFIELD - The conditions of two men injured recently in area fires had improved Saturday night at Memorial Medical Center. Springfield. Jesse Williams, 62, El Paso, was listed improved to good condition. He had been in serious condition since a fire March 17 at his mobile home. Ray Leverett. injured in a fire at his home in Pontiac Thursday night, had improved from serious to satisfactory condition Saturday. Williams' mobile home caught fire after an explosion. He suffered burns to about 40 percent of his body, including his arms, legs and hands. Leverett was injured when he carried a 5-gallon container of gasoline from his flaming garage to his home. He suffered burns to about 30 percent of his body. Carlock man charged with reckless conduct CARLOCK A Carlock man was charged with aggravated assault, reckless conduct and criminal damage under $150 Saturday in connection with an incident in which a dog was shot and its owners were threatened. Steve Ewins. 19. posted $100 for an April 22 court appearance on the charges. McLean County sheriff's police said Ewins used a shotgun to injure a Doberman Pinscher owned by Gregory Griffin, who lives next door to Edwins. They said Ewins then threatened Griffin. Griffin said the altercation developed from a dispute about the dog's barking. The dog was not seriously injured. Normal youth, 13, hurt in mishap A Normal boy was injured at 12:25 p.m. Saturday in a motorcycle accident on trails north of the 100 block of West Sycamore Street, Normal. Jeffrey Hutson, 13, of 512 McKinley St. was taken to Brokaw Hospital by Normal rescue squad. He was in fair condition late Saturday. Reports said he injured his left knee and lower leg. Details of the incident were not available. WE ATM FORECASTS Control Illinois Cloudy, windy and cold today, chance of snow or showers. Highs low to mid 40s. Fair, cold tonight. Lows 30. Sunny, warmer Monday. High in the 50s. Illinois extended Tuesday through Thursday: Chance of showers Tuesday. Highs upper 50s to low 60s north, upper 60s to low 70s. Lows upper 30s to upper 40s. National Showers are predicted from South Maine and in parts of Montana. STATENATIONWORLD iiiiiiim zz- C Cincinnati 72 58 I 30 cdy Ptland Ore 62 43 rn JTOTg Cleveland 74 59 24 cdy Rap.d Gty 54 27 O' ColumDuS 71 63 cdy Reno 61 26 clr Fridav High Low Pre Dai Ft Wth 70 56 43 clr Richmond 82 59 rn RocMord, 75 59 04 Denver 46 31 clr Salt Lake 47 34 02 tir Moi-ne, 75 59 00 Des Womes 44 41 18 clr san Dieyo 74 53 clr Qu'ncy 72 63 00 Detroit 70 59 02 rn San Fran 69 50 cir Decafur, 76 59 00 Duluth 30 26 16 cdy Seattle 49 39 01 rn Peorta 75 57 00 Fairbanks mm 17 clr st Louis 69 5' 19 cdv Spmgfld. 83 66 00 Hartford 66 54 rn St P Tampa 84 66 cdy Chgo GP 74 58 00 Helena 47 30 clr St Ste Marie 67 44 100 rn Chgo OHare, 75 59 02 Honolulu 83 70 clr Spokane 48 25 rn Houston 80 69 09 clr Tulsa 67 50 Clr ' IndnapitS 72 59 29 cdv Wasningtn 82 66 rn Nation jack.-.n, n m rr, , Juneau 44 33 Or Kans City 48 43 38 cir Saturday High Low Pre Las Vegas 71 42 clr Albany 70 ! clr Little Rock 78 58 62 cdy uAru Albuque 57 28 clr Los Angoles 8, 52 Cr "rl" Amanlio 57 37 02 clr Louisville 73 58 1 97 cdy Anchorage 36 23 cdy Vemph.s 73 63 19 clr Asheviile 72 53 rn Wtami 77 73 cdy Saturday Hi LO Wthr AHan'a 83 55 rn Milwaukee 65 38 23 cdy Amsterdam 54 43 cdy At. ante Cty 56 St rn VP's St P 37 31 44 cdy Athens 57 43 cdy Baltimore 80 6' rn Nashville H 64 I 00 cdv Bangkok 95 74 clr Birmmgnm 82 67 cdy Ne Orleans 82 71 01 cdy Barbados m m m Bismarck 51 25 Cdy New Vork ft8 62 rn Beirut 64 50 rn Bo'e b 32 rn Norfolk 81 59 rn Belgrade 46 32 cir Boston 65 53 rn Okla City 66 4J Clr Berlin 50 37 cdy BrownsvHe 86 74 clr Omaha 45 37 12 dr Bogota 70 48 clr Buffalo 78 55 .16 rn Orlando 86 63 cdy Brussels 60 49 . dy CharlsM SC 77 61 rn Phiiadph.a 7 5 rn B A.res 75 66 cdv Charlstn vVV 84 66 rn pnoenn 77 50 rn Cairo 79 U clr Cheyenne 39 23 clr p,ttsburgh 80 55 rn Caracas 84 66 cdy Chicago 68 43 42 cdy pnand We 60 45 rn Copenhagen 46 39 tdv Bloomington Normal Deaths Emma M. Crowder The funeral of Emma M. Crowder, 87, 101 E. McArthur St., who died Friday at St. Joseph s Hospital Medical Center, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Beck Memorial Home, the Rev. George Hickok officiating. Burial will be in Park Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home She was born April 24, 1893, in Bloomington, a daughter of Henry and Lena Swartz Poppendick. She married Fred P. Wade. He preceded her in death. The married Chester A. Dodge in 1921. He died April 7. 1941. She married Herbert W. Crowder Sept. 15, 1947, in St. Louis. He died July 6, 1966. Survivors include a son, Edward Wade, R.R. 7, Bloomington; a brother, Edward Poppendick, 7 Ryan Drive,; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, a brother and a sister. She atUnded First Christian Church, Bloomington. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. Magdalena Panjan Magdalena Panjan, 79, of 1411 W. Mulberry St., died at 9:05 p.m. Saturday at her home. She was taken to Carmody Funeral Home. Gospel singer to be at Tremont church TREMONT - Tracy Dartt, a gospel singer and songwriter, will sing at Calvary Baptist Church at 7 p.m. April 18. Dartt also will sing at the 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. services April 19 at the church. The church is 5 miles south of Tremont on Illinois 121. Communion service set for Cropsey church CROPSEY (PNSI - The Cropsey United Methodist Church will have a Communion service Maundy Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. SUNDAY, PANTAGRAPH WEATHER RECORD Yesterday STATISTICS NATIONAL Carolina through AMERICAN! STATE BANK Vfe BfiliEfVe InblJ 211 N. Mam St ., 413 E Washington St and 2207 E. Washington St., Suite 27, Bloomington, Illinois 61701 Central Illinois Deaths Clayton Rogers MAROA (PNSI - Clayton R. Rogers, 83. of Forsyth, formerly of Maroa, died at 11:15 p m. Friday at Decatur Memorial Hospital. His funeral will be at 10 30 a m. Monday at Dawson & Wykoff Funeral Home, the Rev. Donald Haworth officiating. Burial will be in Maroa Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today He was born Aug. 3. 1897, near Maroa, a son of Louis and Anna Rau Rogers. He married Gladys Nowlin on Sept. 30, 1920, in Decatur. She survives. Also surviving are a son, John, Clinton; two daughters. Roberta Young. Maroa, and Barbara Gray, Wood Ridge; a sister, Edna Rogers, Maroa; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A sister preceded him in death. He farmed near Maroa and Clinton for 50 years. He was past secretary of Macon County Farm Bureau, and was on the board of Macon County Cooperative Extension. He was a former director of both Corn Belt Electric Co-op and Macon County Grain Co. He was an innovator of minimum tillage and farm labor-saving devices. He was a member of Forsyth United Methodist Church, to which memorials may be made. Orville Shrader LAKE FORK - Orville Shrader, 76, of Lake Fork, died at 5:07 p m. Saturday at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. He was taken to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home. Bumper stickers to promote centennial FLANAGAN (PNS) - Flanagan Centennial Committee has ordered 500 more black and white bumper stickers to help publicize the city's centennial celebration beginning July 30. The committee also received 63 ballots in the king and queen contest. Winners will be announced later. The group decided an opening ceremonies committee is needed, and said activities for children are being planned, including a clown. The committee's next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the depot. APRIL 5, 1981 Temperatures- r-Precip. s7 S if x. Blg'tn-Nor. 62 54 42 64 40 trace trace Clinton 62 64 43 65 40 Eureka 60 57 38 60 38 -- -- Gibson City 64 64 56 68 56 .25 .25 Hopedale 70 66 54 76 54 trace trare Lincoln 64 60 44 66 43 .02 .02 Pontiac 61 60 41 66 40 - Sunset 6:24 p.m. Sun. Sunrise 5:32 a.m. Mon. Moonrise 6:53 a.m. Mon Moonset 8:33 p.m Mon. SUMMARY Harsh winds and tornadoes blew through the Midwest and Great Plains states Saturday. Thunderstorms extended from eastern Texas into Indiana, Ohio and western Pennsylvania by late afternoon, and heavy winds were blowing over lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake Erie. Snow was falling across northern Minnesota and Wisconsin, and scattered snow showers were moving across the northern Rocky Mountains. jo bu Kiev Madi-to-Vn '13 Monrf3' VostO Nassau New De 1 Nit. os. a Oslo Paris R.o Romp San j,.ar Sao Paul S'ngaC"'1' Stot uno" Sydney Tel Avv Tokyo Tor unto Vanrocv V enna Lester Jacobs PONTIAC ( PNS i -- Lester Jacobs 77, 1200 N. Main St.. died at 12 45 a in Saturday at St James after a lengthy illness His funeral will be private, with tl. Rev. Stanley Murdoch officiating Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from fi to H tonight at Raleigh J Harris Funcial Hume He was born May 29. l!n:i. m Hoopeston. a sun of Albeit E. anil Annie Augustine Jacobs He mairieil Hazel Marcks in Kentland. Iml . July 1929. She survives Also surviving are a son. ,l,iiiie Palatine: two daughters. Harbaia Charlier, Palatine, and Shirley Tollensdorf, Sigoiirney, Iowa, and eight grandchildren He was preceded in death by . brother Mr. Jacobs attended schools in Pun tiac. He was a retired Pontiac IniM nessman and a former alderman ot tin 5th Ward in Pontiac He was a nirmbn of the First Baptist Chun h. 1'onliac Memorials may be made to tl i church. Lloyd J. Neding PIPER CITY (PNSi I.lovd I "Bud" Neding, HO, of Modesto, ( alii died at 9 25 a m Saturday at Doctois Hospital, Modesto Arrangements are being handled ! Reilly Funeral Home. Piper City Burial will be in Chatswoi th Cemetery He was born Dec 23. 192(1. ne.u Chatsworth, a son of Henry ami Katherine Branz Neding. Surviving are his mother. Piper ( 'it v a brother, Raymond, Peoria, and tin re sisters, Alberta Peebles, Rivemew Fla.; Bernice Polites. Creve (one and U)is Dubree, Piper City He was preceded in death by Iik father, two brothers and two sisters He was an Air Force veteian M World War II. Colfax church group sets bake sale COLFAX - The St. Joseph's Altai and Rosary Society will sponsor a liaki sale begining at 9 a m April li at Bartel's Grocery

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