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The citizens did not have to pay any taxes for municipal purpos- es. The rate in Trenton, $1.23. The recital given by the pu- pils of Mrs. Nellie Louden at the Presbyterian Church was an unusually pleasing affair and delightfully entertaining. The local board of health has decreed in cases of diptheria and scarlet fever that all such houses must be placarded and the city marshal is to carry the necessities of life to such a fam- ily. - 1918- Louis Butzow, aged 80 years, died at the home of his daugh- ter Mrs. George Markus in New Baden Wednesday. Mrs. Mary Plack, mother of Mrs. W.T. Carr, died at her home in Lebanon Monday at the age of 89. Otto Robert Gruender died December 11 at the age of 40 years. The patrons of the public school are invited to visit the school Friday evening to in- spect such school work as can be shown to advantage. Word was received here Fri- day that Pvt. Roland Krantz is missing in action. John F. Graesser of Belleville and native of Trenton, died at his home Tuesday, aged 37 years. - 1928- Dorothy Ann Streb, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aloy- sius Streb of Chicago, died De- cember 2. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wehrle received word Monday that their daughter, Mrs. Don Wragg, had died in Columbus, Ohio. Adam Keilbach, a resident of the Highland community, died Saturday at the advanced age of 84 years. Mrs. Elvera Berteloth, moth- er of John Berteloth, died De- cember 14 at the home of her daughter in Oakdale. - 1938 - Arnold Bee, ,manager of the local Phillips 66 bulk station, died Friday of pneumonia at the age of 84. Mrs. Laura Niess, 61, wife of Dr. Leonard Niess, died Tues- day morning at the Breese Hos- pital. Philip Schuster, 34, was in- stantly killed December 5 when his car was struck by an electric train in Long Beach, California. He was a native of Trenton. Robert Holtgrave was re- elected president of the Breese Local of SMP. Bishop Henry Althoff, a na- tive of Aviston, observed his silver anniversary as Bishop of Belleville on December 4. - 1948- Herman C. Hanke died De- cember 9 at the age of 66. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Julian Koentz on Decem- ber 8. Mrs. Emma Schoonover, 76, mother of Mrs. Hayward Zahn, died at her home in Caseyville last Tuesday. John G. Hohe, lifelong resi- dent of Trenton, died December 12 at the age of 89. Miss Eva Wright of England became the bride of Richard Lienard of New Baden at the Trenton Methodist Church on December 11. - 1958- Mr. Joseph Zahn died Decem- ber 16 at the age of 85. Donald Rakers, student in Aviston High School, made the third highest corn yield in this FFA section of the state with a yield of 135.9 bushels per acre. John Kues, lifelong resident of Aviston, died Sunday at the age of 74. Aviston was the first town in Clinton County to receive a fed- eral grant for a sanitary sewer system. Mayor Fred Lohman said construction would begin next July. - 1968- St. Paul won the Wesclin invi- tational cage tourney by defeat- ing Lebanon 58-53. Bill Gordon and Dean Beatty of Wesclin and Dan Imming of Aviston were on the all-tourney team. A daughter, Karen Marie, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Billhartz (Rita Fischer) of Ger- mantown on December 8. Miss Phyllis Kapp and Willie Kendall were married Novem- ber 23 in St. Mary Church. Miss Marilyn Berkemann of R.R. 1, Lebanon, became the bride of Richard Trame, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Trame of Lebanon. Miss Debra Jean Mueller and Martin Hoerchler were married November 17 in Affton, Mis- souri. The Trenton Cooperative's annual meeting Saturday will feature two guest speakers from India. - 1978- Otto Arentsen was the low bidder and was awarded the contract for a storage build- ing for the city. The bids were: Arentsen $9,748; Gerald Van- inger $9,800; William Spaeth $10,573. Mrs. Theresa Schomaker of New Baden died December 9 at the age of 85. Arthur Renth, 51, of R.R. 1, Nashville, died Saturday of in- juries received in a car-truck crash in Pery County. The city council passed a res- olution changing the retirement age for city employees to 70. - 1988- Paul Lusk fired in 40 points to pace Wesclin in an 80-75 win over Central, the Cougars first loss. Wesclin remained unbeat- en. Mrs. Clara Beutler, 92, of Trenton, died Monday, Decem- ber 12 at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland. Mrs. Edith Roberta Swain, 86, of Trenton, died Friday, De- cember 16 at St. Joseph Hospi- tal in Breese. Verna M. Eshom, 82, of Trenton, died Wednesday, De- cember 14 at Faith Countryside Nursing Center in Highland. Lisa Horenkamp, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Norman Horen- kamp of Trenton and a senior at Mater DeN, has received two scholarship offers: a $2500 aca- demic scholarship to Bradley University as well as an $1800 academic scholarship to Butler University in Indianapolis. - 1998- Dale Fischer of Trenton, a dairy educator in the Edwards- ville office of the University of Illinois Extension Center, was awarded the Illinois Milk Procuder's Association Indus- try Service Award earlier this month in Chicago. Rich and Mary Klein, were the grand prize winners in the Trenton Chamber of Commerce Christmas home decorating contest. Other winners were Joe and Luetta Alberternst, Jerry and Carl Haar, Don and Lori Forhan and Kurt and Brenda Kohlbrecher. Brent Patrick Maue of Trenton has graduated cum laude from SIU-E with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Douglar Rinderer, 20, of rural Trenton, died Wednesday, De- cember 16 on Rose Road south- east of Highland. Stuff the Truck NATHAN DEIEN, LEFT, GENERAL MANAGER at Deien Chevrolet, and Don Bright, a friend of Deien Chevrolet, drop off items for the "Stuff the Truck" campaign the Trenton dealership is pro- moting. Deien Chevrolet and Deien Hometown Auto Sales in Breese are working with members of the local communities to collect toiletries and non-perishable food for The Green Bean Food Pantry in Trenton and The House of Manna Food Pantry in Breese. Both food pantries are in need of canned goods, especially canned fruit and meat, as well as toiletries. Both dealerships will be collecting items through the end of the year. For more information on how you can help, visit Trenton " n, lan J0ai'i' M. Guktnas, -former Trenton resident, has been named Air Mobility Com- mand's (AMC) Civilian Em- ployee of the Quarter, for July to September, 2008. Ms. Gudinas accepted her award on 28 October, 2008 at the Quarterly Awards Ceremony president by Lt Gen Rusty Finley, Vice Commander of AMC. Some of Gudinas' ac- complishments during this quarter were successfully established AMC's first ci- vilian mentoring program, enabling civilian employee exposure to senior leader- ship perspective, broaden- ing the employee's future development. She was handpicked by HQ USAF/ A1DL to lead a four-person team to rewrite AFI 36-401, Employee Training and De- velopment regulation, as she's a headquarters AF- recognized expert in civil- ian training. Gudinas was also award- ed the 2007 Mission Support Award, MAJCOM/Action Officer/Civilian Personnel Officer of the Year for her many accomplishments in civilian training. She cre- ated a new Civilian Leader- ship Development Program for AMC civilians exposing them to command initia- tives and senior leadership perspective. She championed atten- dance for 70+ civilians to attend one of AMC's spot- Quarter light developmental'pro- grams normally opened - to the military personnel. She was a first in AMC to graduate from the Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century Wave One Program Level II, leading the way for a "lean" AMC/ A1. She spearheaded AMC's first ever SMART intern program gaining eight new interns for the command in the engineering/math de- greed programs, bringing new talent to the civilian workforce. Gudinas is a 1978 gradu- ate of Wesclin Junior-Senior High school and will cele- brate her 30 years of federal civil service in March 2009. Home of ._., GOd'S People ainoow PreSchool " Visit us on the web at [L~7 "T" \~\ ~ "" www.stjohnucctrenton.oro l{/ "1"" ~1 0 \~'v'J UNITED CHURCH OF CHURCH \'~_\ ~ ]t/ corner First & Walnut. Trenton, IL 62290 ~'~7 618-224-9828 Saturday Worship at 4:00 p.m. Rev. Linzy Collins Jr. Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages at 10:45 a.m. ~-:e] ivl],', LIJ ~. 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