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PAGE FOUR ' THE MOUNT PULASrI TIMES- NEWS. MOUNT PULKL ILLINOIS FRIDAY, JANUARY S, BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR BURDETTE MASKE Wednesday evening, Dec. 27, the Tomlinson Recreation Center was the scene of a holiday oc- casion honoring the 22d birth- day anniversary of Burdette Maske of this vicinity. A potluck supper was featured. All enjoy- ed the party very much. The fol- lowing attended- Chestnut: Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Dierker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Marten. Latham: Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Maske and family. Mount Pulaski: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Scheuler and family, Otto Bandelow and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Geyer and daughteq Erna, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Full- riede, Mr. and Mrs. William Ken- nedy and daughter'Lenora, Miss- es Viola and Mary Ellen Ridge- way, Mrs. Anna Ryan and dau. ghter Clara, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Maske. The rooms were beautifully decorated for the event, and amid this scene movies were shown, i .There were three long tables and two large birthday cakes form- ed the centerpiece. Pictures were taken by Burdette's father. The young man, a veteran, received many nice gifts and large num- ber of cards. TRAFFIC FATALITIES IN COUIrY CLAIM 19 LIVES Traffic fatalities claimed 19 lives in Logan county during 1950, for an all-time high, and were among the 51 cases in- vestigated, 25 inquests and 26 inquiries, according to Coroner Donald C. Holland of Lincoln. Two automobile accidents took 11 lives, six in a two-car crash in June on State Route 121, north of Bell Station and five in a car- truck accident in August on U. S. Route 54, south of Mount Pu- laski. Other tragic deaths included one murder; one from drowning and four suicides. UPSET LINCOLN-- (Continued from page 1) warpath and rebounded for an. other basket. Lincoln now leading by 19-15. Dittus fouled in the act of shoot- ing sank one of two. Hinman, i back in, scored another long one. Dittus rebounded to keep Pulas- i ki in the game. Augspurger miss- ed his free toss on a foul by Rich- ner. Reveter rebounded, then Alberts fouled Hahn who sank i free tosses to make it. Lincoln 123, Pulaski 20. Ott fouled Hahn but he missed his toss as the half ended with Lincoln leading by only 3 points. Veech fouled Reveter and he made it. Armstrong sank a free one. Alberts scored from the side 26-21. Veech sank a 30-footer from the side. Ott took lob pass to score. Reveter went under to score. Veech made one of two free tosses good. Mason missed a toss. Dittus took two-overhead push-shots to score two baskets. Veech sinks another free toss. Score now tied with seven min- utes left, at 30-30. Ott scored a free toss. Veech misses. Augs- purger rebounded 33-30. Arm- strong sank a 30-footer to beat the gun as the quarter ended, 33-32, Lincoln. Fourth Quarter Furious Dittus sinks a free one to tie it up. Ott sank two rebounds and a pass under for six points to make it 39-33, Lincolp, and things looked black for Pulaski, But Pu}aski hadn't started fight- ing yet. Dittus sank a pivot shot and Veech sank one from the side to make it 39-37, Lincoln. Dittus fouled Alberts who sank one. Hahn made a free one on Ott's foul. Ott sinks a free one. Armstrong drove in for a bas- ket but Alberts evened it from the corner. Mason sank a free one to make it 43-41, Lincoln, MOUNT PULASKI THEATRE FRIDAY and SATURDAY, JAN. 5 and 6 "THE CARIB00 TRAIL" (In Cinecolor) with Randolph Scott, Karin Booth, Gabby Hayes - plus - Cartoon - Specialty "Tiny Terrors Make Trouble" SUNDAY and MONDAY, JAN. 7 and 8 Matinee Sunday at o_ o'clock with two minutes to go.' Mason sank a long one to tie it up 43-43. Dittus sank a free toss to go ahead 44-43. Lincoln took time out. Ott sank one from under. Armstrong drove in to make it 46-45, and Frosty Arm- strong sank a free toss, 47-45. Lincoln now fouling and Veech missed two. Crowd out on floor had technicals called on both teams but both shots missed as the gun went off. 47-45, Pulaski. Reserves Lose The reserves lost a rough and tumble game to a much bigger reserve outfit, 25 to 17. Lincoln Reserves B F T Hodgson, f .......................... 1 1 3 Eberle, f ................................ 3 1 7 Paulus, c ............................ 5 2 12 Hill, g .................................... 1 1 3 Agnew, g ............................ 0 0 0 Totals 10 5 25 Pulaski Reserves B F T Lowe, f .................................. 1 3 5 B. Romer, f ........................ 0 1 1 Rubbard, c .......................... 0 1 1 J. Romer, g ............................ 1 0 2 $. Brown, g ............................ 3 1 7 .Lucas, f ................................ 0 1 1 Totals 5 7 17 Scores by years:-- '50---Lincoln 52. Pulaski34. '49--Pulaski 39, Lincoln36. '48--pulaski36, Lincoln 29. '47--Pulaski 51, Lincoln29. '47--Pulaski48, Lincoln 26. '46---pulaski35, Lincoln34. CHRISTMAS DINNER WAS SERVED LAST SUNDAY Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Stoll, South Lafayette, entertained a number of relatives at a goose and duck dinner Sunday, Dec. 31, as a belated Christmas occasion. A gift exchange was enjoyed. Attending were the following: Mount Pulaski: Mr. and Mrs. Rell Schroth, daughters Harriet and Doris. Chestnut: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stoll and children Connie and Jerry, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lak- in and children, Gary and Linda. Macomb: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Helton. Regrets were received from Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lakin. In the afternoon Santa Claus appeared with sleigh bells and gave out gifts to each one. Remember--the busiest man is the happiest man. H0qPITAL NEW i Thursday from St. Clara's hoSl u  [al, Lincoln, where he had be Mrs Frank Rentschler, formerly[ a medical patient for sever o! this vicinity, now of Rochester, [oay as a medical patient last week [ Mrs Minnie Suedmeier Che in the St. Clara's hospital, Lin-[nut, Was taken in the'Seha coin. [ambulance, Saturday night, t Joan and Kenneth Gerdes, of St. Clara's hospital for medici Chestnut, underwent operations attention. in Deaconess hospital, Lincoln, last week, for the removal of their tonsils. Mrs. John Stopher living south of the city, was a medical pa- tient part of last week in the St. John's hospital, Springfield. Mrs. John Matheny of Chestnut was admitted to the Deaconess hospital, Lincoln, Wednesday of last week as a medical patient. Danny Walton of this city was a medical patient part of last week in the Deaconess hospital in Lincoln. Mrs. W. H. Patterson, southea of the city, was admitted N Year's night to the MemoriJ hospital in Springfield as a medt cal patient. Mrs. Karl Dittus returned hor on Tuesday from the Decatur  Macon count}' hospital where sl had been a surgical patient at most two weeks. Wilford Tendick, living west the city, was admitted to the ;John's hospital in Springfield, ol Tuesday, as a medical patient. ? Roman Romer came home last -- Buy U. 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