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\\; WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2003 NOSTALGIA,/SOCIAL PAGE -1906- Born to Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Leonhard in St. Louis a girl Wednesday. The Citizens Telephcme and Telegraph Co. met at Breese and voted to purchase the telephone line in the county owned by Mr. Johnpeter for a consideration of $11,000. The principal streets of Tren- ton have been placed in good condition by having red cinders spread over them. A lump of coal weighing between two and three tons will be displayed at the Trenton Street Fair next week. -1916- Oscar Peters and Miss Anna Schmidt went to St. Louis Fri- day where they were united in marriage. Edwin Vaninger and Miss Annie Yost were united in mar- riage Saturday at the rectory of Rev. Goelzhauser. On Tuesday morning the train took a jolly crowd of 12 young folks to Aviston to spend the day with Miss Thelma Twiss. John Weinerth, the well- known saloonist of Summerfield will give his annual Wurst Mar- ket at Washington Hall in Sum- merfield. .1926- The golden jubilee celebration of the arrival of the Sisters of Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ in Trenton was fittingly observed by St. Mary parish on August 25. Mrs. Ellen Marlow Zahn, wife of David Zahn, died August 23 at the age of 29. The Sharon School, with Miss Lucille Ginzel as teacher, will open next Monday. Robert, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCaw, died Wednesday night. -1936- John Johnson, 79, of near New Memphis, died at the home of his son Tuesday. Charles Bassler was installed as commander of Stahl Post 778 of the American Legion. Jacob Schuster, 74, barber of Summerfield, died Friday after- noon in the hospital at Aviston. James Allen, formerly of this city, died Tuesday in St. Louis. He was about 65. -1946- Mr. and Mrs. Herman Heiman of Albers celebrated their golden wedding anniversary August 25 Henry Gieseke, prominent businessman, died August 30 at the age of 81. The E1 Welz Cafe changed hands when Otto Teichmann of New Baden purchased the establishment from Cornell Welz. William Netemeyer, brother of Rev. G.H. Netemeyer, died at the Breese Hospital Tuesday. He was the owner of the elevator at Albers. Miss Valeria Endres became the bride of Robert Kuhl at St, Francis Church on tigtist 27. -1956- Dr. Edward Tripple, Oallon physician, died August 22 at the age of 67. Miss Jane Massie and Leonard F. Bohannon, Jr. of East St. Louis were married August 19 in the parlor of the Lebanon Methodist Church. Miss Jane Anderson became the bride of Hadley Saathoff on August 25 in St. Mary Church. Mrs. Henry Zoeller, former resident of Trenton, died in St. LoUIs on August 23 at the age of 66. A son was born to Airman and Mrs. Wayne Smith on August 28. -1966- John H. Huelsmann, retired Breese area farmer and sawmill operator, died August 23 at the age of 87. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rohling have purchased Klein's AG Super Market from Vern and Cliff Klein. Sons were born to S/Sgt. and Mrs. Rex Bell in Germany and to Mr. and Mrs. LoUIs Korte of Summerfield. Daughters were born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Markus of Aviston and Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Langenhorst of R.R. I, Germantown. Warrant Officer Candidate Robert Zahn completed a heli- copter pilot course at Fort Wolters, Texas. Mrs. Arnold Wittmer was installed as president of St. John's Woman's Guild at Sum- merfield. Jack Buck will be the featured speaker at the Mater Dei grid- iron benefit at the Albers Legion Home. -1976- John Rieger, 78, of Summer- field died August 21. Kenneth Wiegmann received his Associate of Science degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engi- neering Technology from Parks College of St. Louis University. Earl Midgley, 79, of Lebanon died August 19. Most of the work on the 2.8 mile railroad loop and spur line contacting Monterey Coal Com- pany's No. 2 Mine loading facili- ties and the Southern Railroad system has been finished. -1986- Jill Richter of rural Trenton had the champion intermediate yearling heifer at the 1986 Illi- nois State Fair. Wm. Hanselman, 95, of Wood River, died Aug. 21. He was born in Trenton, the son of Johann Frederick and Katerina Barbara Klenk Hanselman. Rick and Brenda Bonsall announced the arrival of their second child, a son, Christopher, born Aug. 26. He has a sister Aimee. A son, Christopher Lee, was %orn to Kevin and Gail Keller- mann on Aug. 26. Christopher has a 2 1/2 year old sister, Katie. -1996- Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kuhlengel celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Bertha Thuenemann celebrat- ed her 90th birthday. Todd and Carolyn Welz announced the birth of their sec- ond daughter Shanna Leigh who arrived July 28. David and Valerie Kimmle announced the birth of third son Tyler Jacob who arrived July 28. Christina Marie Grandcolas received a Master of Science in Nursing degree. i I 1 ' Home of ._,, f, od's People   t Rainbow ..ei, vlpV- / ' / PreSchool / .--.- ... .... E/ 2-- X;\\; I _d''" hi. JUrlN [[ I II I A G ° UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST I;/4. ].'7 1 _.€ corner First & Walnut ' /!/I Trenton, IL 62293 / 61 8-224-9828 ' I Rev. Thomas Perl , Sunday WORSHIP 9 a.m. | Adult & Children's Sunday School 10:1 5 a.m. | HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU Come in on your birthday end receive your FREE birthday gift and get 10% Off your birthday purchasel 011111111 III IIIII I IIIIIIII III I 1111111|4 • " Clinton County Republican : • .. Central Committee i • '.DINNER.- • Hours: • Tues-Sat 10-6 " Saturday Aug 23 d i"••• at Car lyi e' KIC. Ha • II r i 00OLLEGE • i • * Cash Bar 6-7-p:m. • l i'Aq • * Dinner 7 p.m. i • •" GUEST : Didyou know? • " • • SPEAKER i PrOffering group and private lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, "q Lyrical, Gymnastics, Song & Dance, Cutting Edge Costuming, Competitive and Performing Teams, Workshops, Audition Classes, Kids Parties and More! Judy Baar Topinka State Treasurer I • • • • • • • • • • I • • • • • • • • • Tickets: $15/Single - $30/Couple • • 1 • For Tickets Call Your Republican Precinct Committee Person • • or Call Herb Pingsterhaus 594-2059 , • Paid for by Clinton County Republican Central Committee, A copy of our report is, or will be, • available for purchase from the State Board of Election, Springfield, IL 62706. t411ll Illllllll llllllllllllll Bill lllllI  You can re'gister for classes without having to stand in line! Register by telephone, in person, or choose the self-registration • option. Kaskaskia College provides first- rate student service! FIRST CHOICE • BEST CHOICE • CHOICE 1948-47 class reunites in Trenton There was a reunion and fish fry July 26 at the Trenton Park for the 1946 and 1947 graduates of Trenton High School. Wilfred Witt was in charge of catching and frying the fish. Everyone agreed he did a terrific job. Leila Riggs brought great attendance prizes and guessing games. Attendance prizes were won by Melba Bassler. Wilma Graesser, and Don Wehrle. Guessing prizes were the pasta jar to Bill Winkler, bean jar to Shirley Huene, treasure jar to Lois Winkler, and candy jar to Virginia Bollis. Attending from the class of 1946 were: Virginia (Killian) Bollis, Lafayette, Indiana; Eva (Pletcher) Pierce, South Bend, Indiana; Melba Bassler, Fairview Heights; Richard Baer, Aviston; Marilyn (Mont- gomery) and Nelson Kapp, Highland; and Miriam Huets- mann, Don and Marilyn Whrle, Bill and Lois Winkler, and Wilfred Witt, all of Trenton. Not attending were Bob Hay- den, Jeanette (Pfeiffer) Ban- ning, Richard Ranz, Ron Kiffmeyer, and Ralph Hull. Attending from the class of 1947 were: Leila (Scott) and Archie Ross, New Douglas, and Shirley (Wombacher) and Bud tiuene, Don and Pat Davis, Bob and Harriet Schoene, Wilma Graesser. Mary (Sullins) Klas- ing, Marilyn (Dierkes) Lee, Carol (Niemeyer) Reigle, Jean (Koppers) Koch, all of Trenton. Not attending were Dorothy Peter, Vicky Fritz, Earl Bayer, Doris (Niemeyer) Ray, Florence (Spihhnan) Drees, Roma (White) Renspurger, Marie (Church) Peters, and Lorna (Haas) Jacober. Maxine Dorries was the special guest. Woman's Club invites new members The Trenton Woman's Club will meet Monday, August 18th at 7:30 p.m. at Calla- han's Law Office. For over 75 years, the Trenton Woman's Club has been dedicated to the community welfare of Trenton. At this summer meeting, members will be planning the programs and projects for the club year of 2003-2004. Trenton Woman's Club invites all women who are interested in community affairs to join this vital com- munity link. The Woman's Club is very interested in community improvement and other topics such as public affairs, women's health, home life, arts/education, scholar- ship, and other important areas of concern. The Woman's Club has donated time and money to the Trenton Library for the summer reading program. The Woman's Club has helped establish street light- ing, playground equipment at the park, brought art to the elementary school children in the form of the Art Smart prints and did an art program through the St. Louis Art Museum. The Woman's Club also is an excellent place" to get acquainted with people in the community. With many peo- ple working together, we can make a difference in our com- munity. Who's Frank mmmand Amanda, nee . Kaiser, Weis- senborn of Trenton announce the birth of their daughter, Lacey Marie Weissenborn, Lacey Marie Weissenborn was born August 6, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. She weighed one pound, four ounces and measured eleven inches long. Maternal grandparents are Leroy and Luanne Kaiser of Trenton. Maternal great grand- father is N. James Lombardo of Shiloh. Paternal grandparents are Barb Weissenborn and the late Frank Marion Weissenborn of New Baden. Lacey Marie remains at Car- dinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Who's new... Tom and Tonya Frohn of Aviston are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ben Thomas Frohn. Ben Thomas was born July 12, 2003 at 11:57 a.m. He weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big sister, Madeline. Maternal grandparents are Harvey and Carol Harpstrite of Trenton. Paternal grandparents are Joannie Frohn of Aviston and the late Charles Frohn. Child Safety Watch houses added Traey Bryant 116 S. Main St. Trenton Patricia Bassler 606 E. 5th St. Trenton Steven & Janiee Weib 201 East Ash New Baden Child Safety Watch would also like to welcome Trenton as our latest sponsor. Trenton Meal Site August 18-22 MONDAY Cheeseburgers, CreamY Potatoes, Capri Veggies, Pineapple Chunks TUESDAY Pork Cutlet, Sweet Potat Peas, Mystery Dessert WEDNESDAY Beef Stroganoff, Baby Carrots, Tossed Salad, Tropical Fruit THURSDAY BBQ Chicken, Au Grati Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Fruit Crisp FRIDAY Sloppy Joes, Tater GemS, Cauliflower n Cheese, Rice Crispy Squares Seniors must call before 8:30 a.m. and lea message. 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