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* Pul00aski Times-News, VOLUME 58 'NIAL PLANS F00ATURE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DINNER Annual Meeting Monday Night At Methodist Church Reservations for the annual Ladies' Night banquet and annu- at business meeting of the Chain- bet of Commerce to be held Mon- day night, Jan. 9th should be made not liter than 10 o'clock this Friday morning. Contact Dean Hild0 president, or, H. J. Wible, secretary. The feature of the meeting Will be built around the Sil- Tennial Celebration to be held July 22-29. Chairmen of various committees will be present to re- port on just what has been ac- complished and what plans they have made for the coming event This will be especially interest- ing for it will give an insight into just how big an undertaking lies ahead, and show the need of the cooperation of everyone in the community. Kil.Temt Lady of the Sil-Tennial repre- sentatives of various organiz- ations are expected to attend in their festive garb if possible. Oth- er ladies attending are asked to wear their Sll-Tennial outfits to help create a fitting setting. Music will be furnished by the Tri.Tones, a lidies trio. Four new directors are to be elected at this meeting with a re- organization and election of off- icers following the program. Terms of Wllbert Schahl, Dean! Hild, Cae WolcOtt; and FrmJkl TurleT, expire. The banquet meeting will be held held at the Methodist Chur- ch Fellowship Hall at 6:30. MORE SIL.TENNI  SA'Cr L__ MOUNT PULASKL ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5. 1961 NRU REV. EDWIN HAHN HONORED ON s5th ANNIVARY Rev. Edwin Hahn, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church at Ur- bana, and the son of Mrs. A. H. Hahn and the late A. H. Hahn of Mount Pulaski, was honored with a surprise service and reception Sunday, Dec. 11, 1960, in com. memoration tt his 25th annivers- ary in the misstry. The sermolt was given by the Rev. Herbert redemeier, dean of administratk, Concordia Senior College, to Wayne, Ind. The liturgists we the Rev. Raymond Eiseldt an! the Rev. Erhard Bekcmeyer. The Trini Lutheran Church Choir directed by Mrs. Harry Krueger,, satg 'q'he Lord, We Magnify The salutons were given by the Rev. Ahh W. Mueller, D.D., president ofthe Central Illinois District, the Lutheran Church, Missouri SHod, and the Rev. Bekemeyer, qunselor, Champaign Circuit. Pastor HIm was presented with a blae! marble desk set, a cash gift a! many congratula- tory messals by Murray Bair, chairman of]he church board. Rev. Hahwas born in Mount Pulaski. He tudied at Concordia College, Fc4 Wayne, Incl., and took his nLqterial training at Concordia Smtnary in St. Louis, Mo. He wa4ordained in Decem- ber, 1935, aOwr Redeemer Luth- eran ChUrc in Eureka, where he served un1946, along at Roan- oke. From 19i to November, 1952, Rev. Hahnw pastor at St John's LUran, Quincy, after which he %s called upon by the l district tO ianvass the Fairlawn i area of Stheast Urbana, pre. I The Girl Scouts have chosen Mrs. Jean Lynch as their Sil-Ten- nial Lady with Mrs. Wade H Schott as alternate. The Rotary Club has named Mrs. Lee Taylor for their repre- paratorY tJorganizing a congre- gation the He waSinstalled as he first pastor of !e wly. forned Trin. ity Lut-,e Omren, urnana, on May 10, II3, jn the same service at which e dhurch's temporary sentative. . _ chal we ddlicated. He has 18 ladies have now been cnosen 1- a a member of the as Sil-Tennial Ladies. Distri Ir o L Ieeand as chairran It |f  1 A 1w1[. oducationan d youth work. Pa-LaarL .-,,-.----" "-----" -Mrs Hahn were Fas na WED TO L. DEPOISTER m' F Wayne, rnd, Zuly. . _  19.vlare me parents oz n (lau hter -, a . Miss Patricia Sha m, g . our chil amely, Richard, a of Mr. and Mrs. Frank S.hame td t  t'hi University of nl- who reside w of ke Vo e dTs a udent at Vai- Leslie ..Poister,.son .of.Mr. an.a paraisO ivrsity; Warren, a Mrs. Leslie, .vinror sophomO{a rbana " hlgh sc. h.ool, of Mount Pulasm, were m.r_ o,,d Shel, ho auenns wimy Wednesday, Dec 28, 1960 t in me c'hool. ' Christian Church at Lincom. !- The Roy 1,. H Apel officiated[ at the double rg ceremony. [ Pt The bride is a Senior at the ML [ _-- -. At v to Pulaski Township high school.|Tf ,.ff?Jffu The groom is a graduate of me| ON lVIAY Nlil-rl" local high school and is in me! + U Army, stationed at Fort I The Z tezPPs Barracks No. Wood, Mo. lFJ0 Vinsl" 11 officers tor 1961 Leonard "- ::o,--in Jan 9 at the onMmeP g, . , _ Americ-Len Home in Mount Aerial Bombs le, eetmg wlll start prompt| at "4:30 pzn. Greet New Year ecteOfficers are COm- mande!: ttolmes; Quarter- Two hundred young people mastIr lIeister, Sr.; Ad- thoroughly enyed the New juoahews. Junior Year's Eve skating party at the Com-mler, rner Schaffenack- Tomlinon Recreation Center. At er; JU_r vi&Commander, Ellis 11:30 p.m. noise makers and hats I.Ixvel| Jud Advocate, Waldo were passed out and then the fun Rlgal;hapln, Welby Moore; ny ban. At dht  Pli r, Dr. H. Mad- IApp, fire chief, fired aerial born doX. j "- w and color pieces.  ling ([icet ill be Oscar Following the fireworks dis- Mar f H#town, Ill. He is llay, 70 of the skaters went to past JzlmJer of Barracks No. the Zlcm Lutheran Church for a 34L . tu,; ]nd is now Nation- .ort Vesper service, singing, and al  -Cb for 1960-61. rofmslmmus. r par  veterans are Paren can be ammmd that mvlt W'm']wt l]sd'ar their youngsters were well be- Thq I Auxiliary county w.h her  .rid broth- gl ]    tr, SANDI HILLIARD RAILSPUTTERS EKE OUT ++++++ [ MARRIED SATURDAY TO DEL SOUTHEP Miss Sandra Ann Hilliard, dau- ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul T. Hilliard of Latham, Ill., and Del F. Southern, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert H. Southern, also of the Latham community, were united in marriage Saturday, Dec. 31, 1960 at 2 p.m., in St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elkhart. The Rev. Edward M. Krewer officiat- ed. The bride chose a floor-length gown of chiffon taffeta, featur- ing a butterfly bow at the waist in back. The skirt, highlighted by applique of lace embroidered with jewels, fell into a chapel train. Miss Susan Alsup was maid of honor in a dress of Dior blue lace and silk organza with a full street-length skirt. Miss Karen Hilliard served her sister as junior bridesmaid. Flow- er girl was Lorna Anderson and ring bearer was Tommy Disbrow. Richard M. Burwell was best man and Ronald McCain, Jack Muir- head and James Culbertson, were ushers. For the wedding, the bride's mother chose a sapphire blue wool sheath dress, with con- trasting accessories. The groom's mother wore a wool sheath dress of royal blue, with matching ac- cessories. Both had white orchid ONE POINT VICTORY OVER PULA00.d [ SEVENTH ANNUAL LUTHERAN BIBLE INSTITUTE JAN. 8 The seventh annual Lutheran Bible Institute sponsored by the Logan County Lutheran Council begins next Sunday, Jan. 8th. All sessions will be at the Christian Education Building of zion Luth- eran Church, in Lincoln. Five special courses are on the curriculum: "The Life of Christ" by Rev. Arthur Neitzel, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln; and, "The Bible is a Scientific World," by Rev. Louis Brighton, i pastor of Redeemer Lutheran church, Decatur, a former miss- ionary to England. On the practical side "The Pow- er of God at Work in a Parish" will be presented by the Rev. Martin Rothe, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Mt. Pulaski. Pastor Rothe is chairman of the District Rural Life Commission and has had considerable experi- ence in effective parish work. "All Righ? - All Wrong?", a course dealing with Christian ethics will be presented by Prof. Martin J. Naumann of Springfield Concord- ia Seminary. He is well known To Almos Wipe Om 17 Point Lead , by Ed Crm In what proved tO be the most exciting games this season, the !Railsplitters again over-powered their rivals from the South by the score of 52-51. The Railer fans came in droves, complete with "Abe Lincoln," to see the LLn- colnites down the Hilltoppers. It was a hard-fought contest all the way as the fans saw Pulaski over. come a 19-point lead early in the third quarter. In the opening minutes of the game, Pulaski took a 1-0 lead on Kent Anderson's charity toss. Den- nis Scheuler then connected a basket to give the locals a 3-0 lead. Pulaski remained in front until the end of the first period when Lincoln took a 11-10 lead. With 9 seconds gone in the c- ond quarter, Anderson tied it up with his free throw. Two quick buckets gave the Pulaskiarm a 15-11 advantage This lead was short-lived as Lincoln came roar- ing back to take a half-time lead of 31-20. In the third period Pulaski did corsages, as a lecturer throughout Synod. A special course for young pen- The young couple wall be at ............. hom in nl--+.,, qffh h,d,o pie, The xoum - ounsnrp ana ...... UILII|IIIILILIII" ""+ "''+ a " attends th, ,]+,,,, ,,, Ntrmal M rnage will be taught by Rev. Universit--:"- .... '--wh" ='A- Robe Rock, o Taylorvine, one !isa junioYr amt a3rgal'in element-, n ;t;eUra:ndtc g youth leaders ary education, and is a member .. "- -^" .... ,,,a,, . pp tmta :psuon, proesS-levenin duri .....  .... " tonal edueatonaI sororit,, She is! g ng tne egnr weeks ....... " l from 7 to 9 with each class hav. vannty cneermauer. J in ........ g a o-mmute per]oo. A noml- Her husband attends lllinom[na I .......... Wesleyan r,,h,,,, in Bloom-l zee ol  Wlll oe cnargea for ington w -': .... H "--n ..... I particilation in two courses to , , nere nets a ju or m v mat  ......... o ,t i co er expenses of the Institute. baskeCba;'2" n.e IS on|;ta.+j +The Rev. D. E. Kirchner of Chest- no Dasea " nut, will serve as dean for the school. Announces Candidacy Francis H. Myrick of Mount Pulaski, has made formal an- nouncement of his ;candidacy for the office of the newly-created Justice of the Peace of District 3 The Republican Caucus will be ICE SKATERS ASkeD TO COOPERATE Ice+skaters at the CityPark are advised to not attempt any skat- ing or walking on the ice unless held in Mount Pulaski at the i the gate leading into the park is Chestnut Hatchery on Saturday, I open. A large sign is also being Jan. 14, from 1 to 3. Candidates[placed on the gate when there is who wish their names on ballot j to be no skating, due to weather must file with Richard Hayes, [ conditions making it inadvisable chairman, before Jan. 10. [to skate. Distrist No. 3 comprises Laenna, | Night skating under the lights Lake Fork, Elkhart, Hurlbut and | has proven quite popular. Hockey Mount Pulaski townships, lis being played in one area. i SENIOR AND JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUBS TO HOLD JOINT MH'flNG , .  " The Sil-Tennial Chorus will Sil.Tennial Theme ........... m  .. . [slng. Tnelr leaaer IS Mrs. JUlian o !Sa00 "- - -- The hostess committees will Dy .VlC q.OUl serve refreshments, and it is hop- 'ed s to there wall be many present to Since Mount Pulaski hope i . have the finest 125th annivers, enjoy them. ary possible during this year of I The Woman's Club president 1961, it behooves all organiza-is Mrs. Elmer Schaffenacker; the tions to -nut .......... farth vrV. _effOrt tO Junior_+ - Club president is Mrs. Ray make it so. With this in mind, the mcnner. Mount Pulaski Woman's Club i January hostesses are: - Mrs. and Junior Woman's Club, in Gayland Green, chairman; Mes- their combined meeting in the dames A. J. Lyons, Gene Clear, Harry J. Wible, Austin Schaff- Muldoon Memorial Building on Friday, Jm;. 13, at 7:30 p.m., will have a program on "Publicity with the chairmen of the two clubs in charge. The chairmen are Mrs. Paul Beidler for the Senior Club and Mrs. Paul VoUe and Mrs. Larry Montgomery +for the Junior Club. The Sil.Tennial Ladies o the various organizations have'been asked to appear in costume and tell something of the history of their sponsor orRanlzations. Representatives of the varJot civic groups win have a panel on ideas fr publicity, With Harry L Wlble as moderat. or. nacker, John T. Downing, Eugene Kretzinger, Grace Buckles, Pearl Waddell, Harry S. Martin, Sr., Fred Froehlich, Fred Roth, W. G. Matthews, Russell Curtis, Wal- ter Schafer, Thomas A. Gupton, Sr., Edward T. Goddard, Oscar Rickords, Charles Stopher, Glenn McCarthy, Misses Katie Volle and Florence Wynd. Junior Club hostesses are Mrs. Orville McVey, Mrs. Dee Buckles, Mrs. Leo Cleveland, Mrs. Grace Millet, Miss Marilyn Schaffe- hacker, Mrs. Jack Scroggin. Please remember the date of meeting is Friday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.n not get rolling until three min- utes had passed and by then Lin. coin led 39-20. Pulaski then be. gan to connect and the quarter :ended with Lincoln on top 43.. In the final frame the fans saw a determined team fight back desperately as the Hllltoppem come within 2 points with than 2 minutes left to play. Pul- aski could never overcome the lead and the clock ran ottt the score 52-51 in the Railers favor. Pulaski probably played their best game of the season, es- pecially on defense. In the final 44 points scored by the two teams Pulaski got 31 of them. were a team to be proud of as they fought back despite the overwhelming odds stacked a- gainst them. I cannot take an,- thing away from the Linens. team because they played a tim game. As far as scoring honors, our own Dick Rorner was high poillt man of the night with 19 poiatL Scheuler tossed in 5 baskets for a (Continued on page 9 BROTHEP OF BmJYH HELD ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING LAST The Brothers of the Brush got off to a flying start last night at a special meeting held at the high school. A large group of men were present, many of with a good crop of "brush" well on the way. The meeting was held as an orientation meeting, to familiar' ize the would be Brothers of the Brush with some of the rules and regulations and to inspire thmn to urge others to join the organ- iza, tion. ,, Pick Shanle and Fred Paolo the latter president of the or- ganization, explained some of the requirements and the objectives. Prizes will be awarded for the outstanding beards and htcial decoration in several classes to be announced later. The dead- line for entering the contest is set for January 31. Howeve, that doesn't prevent anyone from growing a beard after that date. Julian Sams, police ehie an- nounced his "strongmen'. They are: "Pick" Shanle, Bill Howe, Charles Holmes, Ray , Walt Dannenberger, A poll ear I with siren and red lights will part of their equipment. Gene Downing was  as vice president of the organization.