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ROBERT" OF (Mount PulaskL ELL, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1961 | i DIED Robert Miller, 46, of Elkhart, .who had lived at the Earl Davis in Elkhart, for several years, Friday morning, Dec. 30, in the Abraham Lincoln Hospital at Lincoln. Miller was born Nov. 16, at Wflliamsville, II1., a son [ Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller. He survived by a foster sister, Bet- of Duncan, Okla. He a veteran of World War II, i a member of the Elkhart Legion Post. services were held at Monday, Jan. 2, 1961, tthe Holland & Barry funeral at Lincoln. Burial was in Hill Cemetery near! FARMERS COUNTY ,SHORT COURSE Don Awe, Elkhart; Ben Con- Hartsburg; and David Lynn Emden, are just a few of i Logan county young farmers have attended agriculture courses sessions at the Un- of Illinois. A new course Agriculture Policy and will be offered at this winter short course which on February 6 and runs March 17. The course is designed for farmers who are interest- in getting the latest farming  Iaformatlon but who cannot at-" on a regular basis. are new techniques livestock and dairy livestock selection, soil and management to get maxi- yields, agriculture market. prices, fllrm electrifica- and farm law will be cov- and "Mrs, Wilbert Yagow the American Legion on Monday, Dec. 26, to the they recently purchased Mr. and Mrs. "Hank" Don- i NOTE OF at this time, wish to thank churches for their and prayers for Patty; Firemen and Boy Scouts at on the Bene- to the school for the facilities and to all people who attend- and helped in We hope all had a and will have a New Year. May God you alL Bob and Marilyn Holmes and Family. MEETING OF NATIONAL BANK annual meeting of the of the First Nation- ,Bank of Mount Pulaski, will in the banking rooms on Jan. 10, 1961, at 1:30 John D. Biesemeier, President. AUSTIN NEWS By HatUo Kerwocxl The Wm. Hefts took Patricia back to Flora Friday and paint- ed her apartment. Mrs. Maxine Johnston, Judy Sue Cross and Karen Brame at- tended the Hilliard-Southern wedding in Elkhart Saturday at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Bird Heuser of Decatur, spent Sunday with the Delbert Southerns. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rau of Warrensburg, were New Year's Eve dinner guests of the Leaman Rau's. Mrs. Flossie Volle visited her daughter the Victor Butlers last week and all spent New Year's with the L. Van Rheedens and other relatives in Fairbuhy. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Rau of Decatur; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rau, were dinner guests New Year's Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Linn Rau. A 3-inch snow light and fluffy, greeted us Monday A.M. Stuck on everything. Snowed till 11 then sun out bright half an hour. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hosier of Frankton, Ind., were dinner guests Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Rau. Friday was a beautiful day. Rather cool for Robins, but one was seen hopping around on grass where snow had melted off. Red,-pink clouds in east Saturday a.m. -- at sundown or 5 p.m. whole sky was pink. A neighbor reports seeing the so-large, red- orange moon as it was nearly down at 5 a.m. Friday, thought at first a building was on fire. Clear and plenty cold Tuesday a.m. Snowing at 8:30. Wonder where that chap's par- ents were when he was calling folks on phone at 2 a.m. Sun- day, asking about a big moon and saying a certain place near Riverton was burning down then as just came by there. Wouldn't tell his name Wonder if he went to S.S. and church that A.M.? Said was in Latham. Dick Disbrow of Decatur, who received burns on face and hands when a gas truck exploded Friday east side of Warrensburg, is the son of the Wm. Disbrow's near Austin school. He is recovering. 46 present for S.S. first Sun- day of 1961. Waited and waited but pastor and wife never arriv- ed from Center Chapel for morn- ing service. Class leader, Win. Rau, presided and held the ser- vice. All but Holy Communion. Wm. took the 3 children with them to look for their parents, thought might be in a ditch some place -- found them at a garage in Maroa. Had a flat tire. No one home at nearest house. A pickup truck came by and took them to Maroa. Had tried to change tire but couldn't get it off. Quarterly conference at Cen- ter chapel Tuesday night, Jan. 10. Rev. Vern Longenbaugh of Decatur will preside. Had to laugh when read in last week's paper M Skunk u a cat with a tail gunner. A cute little skunk has been coming in porch to eat cats feed and milk. All went well till Monday and Sat- urday night. Perfume a plenty. Billy Possum interferred as there tOO. Made an resolutions? On the front of our Builders (S.S. paper) is this, be good for everyone to resolve: "I will do my best in 1961." 1. To live purely 2. To speak truth 3. To right wrong 4. To be faithful 5. To live for Christ. WEATHER Thurs., Dec. 29---Temperature stood at 26 . Cloudy all day. Looked stormy but no bad weath- er. High temperature was 36. A few flakes of snow were visible about noon for a short time. Fri., Dec. 3(N-Early temperature around 20. Sun came out after a gloomy Thursday. High mercury! for this day was slightly above l the 30 degree reading. Saturday, the last of 1960, showed a temperature of 25.i Looked as though the sun would be out but cloudy skies prevailed. Temperature 4n 30s. Sunday was much the same as the previous day. January made its appearance in a mild way and 1961 was off to a quiet start. Monday was a bit different as there was about an inch and a half of snow on the ground and still coming down. Reached to !nearly 2 inches by the time it ceased in mid-morning. Temper- ature reached into upper 30s and snow began to melt. Streets and roads became very sloppy. Looked for a while like we were in for more snow, about 3:30 p.m., when a fine misty snow began falling. But, it soon stopped. Tuesday was colder with a 10 point above reading. Some fine snow about 8 a.m. but stopped as the sun began working its way into the clearing. Clouds moved back in covering the sun, shortly after noon. Temperature reached 30 degrees. Wednesday began with a 10 degree temperature and frost on everything. The sun came out and as the temperature rose more snow melted away. There was no wind. The high temperature was about 40 degrees. This Thursday morning found warmer weather moving in with a temperature near the 30 mark CONDENSED STATEMENT OF sun out and what's left of the big snow melting away. Leaders To Attend Advanced Clothing Constmc/idn School The first training school for the special-interest group "Advanced Clothing Construction" is sched- uled for Friday, Jcmuary 27 from 10 am. to 3:00 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Building. The Extension Specialist, Miss Marjorie Mead, will be the instructor. This series of lessons is designed to give homemakers who have basic sew- ing skills further experience in selection of patterns and fabrics handling difficult fabrics, and advanced construction techni. ques. The same leaders who at- tended the other clothing specials should plan to attend the classes on "Advanced Construction". Leaders will not need to pur- chase supplies until after the first lesson. This material will be giv- en by local leaders to the home- makers in their units who are interested, at special training meetings. The First National Bank OF Mr. ]FULASKI, ILLINOIS AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS DECEMBER 31, 1960 Liabilities Capital Stock Surplus Undivided Profits Reserve Account Deposits: Demand $1,510,178.10 Time 1,178,138.84 $ 413,538.60 1,052,212.50 445,610.53 1,194,870.05 1,349.17 4,500.00 5,465.00 391.39 $3,117,937.24 Resources Cash and Due from Banks U.S. Government Bonds Other Bonds, including Federal Reserve Bank Stock Loans and Discounts Overdrafts Banking House and Adjacent Property Furniture and Fixtures Other Assets Announcing... 100,000.00 100,000.00 174,620.30 55,000.00 2,688,316.94 $3,117,937.24 THRIFT is a/so a good Francis H. Myrick they enjoy seein00 {heir Savings Accounts OROW./ ItVe provide INSURED SAFETY '0000EAL PROFIT I)O[S m#ke'00 DIFFEREN6E" wkhes o announce his candidacy for Justice of the Peace SIJBJECT TO THE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS In District 3 -- Comprising Mount Pulaski, Laenna, Lake Fork, Elkhart, and Hurlbut Townships SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1961 At Chestnut Hatchery--1:00 to 3:00 P.M. YOUR SUPPORT WILL BE APPRECIATED