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FOUR N]EGHT PARTY AT BEASON At the home of Mr. and Mrs. F . Buehler, Beam)n, on New Years a watch night party was giv- and they entertained a com- pany of relatives and friends. Fol- a potluck supper pinochle played, along with other of amusement. At tle turn- oint of the New Year re- were served. Those present were Mr.- and Clifford Aughenbaugh and living between Mount Pulaski and Chestnut; Mr. and . Rell Schroth and daughters, /. residing west of Mount Pulaski; " Ialiel Buehler, Everett Aughen- bough, Mr. and Mr loyd Schaf- fenacker and family, Mr. and Mrs, Raymond  and family, Stoll, Ruth Hein, Mr. and Mrs, Albert k Buehler and family, and Har- old Wiggers, all of Chestnut and vicinity. ANNUAL CONGREGATmNAL SUNDAY, JAN. 12 A congregational pot-luck dinner will be held at the - John's Luth- i eran church Sunday, Janu,%ry 12, in connection with the Annual Con- gregatlonal Meeting. The dinner will be served immediately after the morning service. The congre- gational meeting will be the fea- ture of the afternoon. All mem- bers and friends of the congrega- tion and its associated organiza- tions are invited to be present. 'aose who attend are reminded to bring table service. HOUSEHOLD SCIENCE CLUB rrs FraVAY, #AN. 17 " The Mount Pulaski Household Science Club, of which Mrs. Rus- ' sell Ross is the new president, will meet at 2:30 p. m Friday, Jan. 17, at the home of Mrs. John E. Bowles o on East Morgan street. At this time the programs for 1941 meet- igs will be planned. The screen comedian's best gag. Just when the gossips all thought they had the amds on him and his lovely leading lady at last, he ' eonfomded them with a surprls- ag publie announcemet Don't zat what Adela Rogers St. Johns to say of this romantic mys-  In the American Weekly, the Isbmed with next week's Sun&ty  Herald- ILLINI STAR "rile MOUNT PULASKI tqMES-NEWS, MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS , , , ,, 0000onument Erected to Sea ull by Mormons of Utah Story Depicted in "Bricjham Youncj" Is True One Folks who have seen the motion picture "Brigham Youmg" will be very much interested in the fol- lowing story relative to the sea gulls which saved the Mormons from starvation in  early years of their settlement at Salt Lake The story behind the monument '! CAI. jOHN DRISH {begins with the year 1847, when a 10 rwa.,'a ..... . . . [colony of 4,tO Mormons was Illmom cage team after whip-lplanted on the site where salt ping Purdue 49-34, take on Indi-[Lak e City now stands. Their first ana Saturday mght and M1chzganl e " " " .y ars were bitterly hard. A wri- o n Monday night at Champaign. ter who lived among them %Tote, - in 1853, that "they were so re- cricket. These crickets are wing- less, slow-moving, peculiarly shap- ed, and very destructive to crops. Continuing his story, the early writer goes on: "In vain did the sorrowful farmers surround their i fields with trenches and fill them with water; the black host, leap- ing in, floated over and kept on the course of march. "'But better defenders soon City. l came to their aid. These were the In Salt Lake City, Utah, there l most beautiful birds of the valley, is a monument topped by two gulls 1 the glossy wlite gulls with bright in bronze. A tablet thereon states I red beaks and feet. They came that it was erected "th grateful l in flocks to feast on the banquet remembrance" of the crop-savinglwhicl was so bountifully spread service rendered by the huge[for their reception. In early flocks of gulls which effectivelyldawn, they rise from the nesting stopped the ravages of the black l islands of the Great (Salt) Lake cricket hordes in 1850. ' and, gliding through the air grace- fully, alight at the mountains' base and feast the livelong day: "Since that season, the crops of the Mormons lave amply met their wants; protection to their fields is more perfect, and the as- sidious gulls continue their annual visit, whicl was at first supposed THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, Illiopolis. They were married Illiopolis bout 40 years ago, then located in Pennsylvania. sides his wife he is survived two sons. FI Mrs. Kilhoffer is a sister of e-bp Fclward T. Goddard of Mount ln-** laski. a] , ;:hou JUNIOR 'O.MAN S CLLB  " 1"O111 [ET EDNFDAY NIGHT rc _,0!0th The Mount Pulaski Junior jnW"i man's Club met Wednesday eV c ning at the home of the mem bre  ship chairing, Mrs. mage, on North Vine street, .193 was Miss Juditl Horn. A talk  ( "Press and Publicity" was giV dJ by Miss Evelyn Sandberg, soci of editor of the Lincoln cour 195 Mrs. Talmage was assisted we Mrs. Paul A. Gruber. ty: The members made plans f F series of telephone card parties ed i a means of adding funds to t i al treasury. The first qll be a mye] nochle event, games to be pla| ty f in several homes on Satur cordJ Sect, night, Jan. 25. Hug] Willia U. TutAler, executo! man the will of his late sister, Mrs.  Will na Kiick, sold the old Tu for ] home at the corner of Wastting tion four thro dernJ knov MEETING The 37th Annual Meeting of the Mount Pulaski Farmers Grain and Elevator Company will be held in the City Hall in Mount Pulaski, Illinois, at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, January 15, 1941. There will be an election of Three Directors for the term of 3 years. The annual re- ort of the year's business will be given, and any other business to come before the meeting wiU be transacted. Mount lhflaski arners Grain and Elevator Company O. E. Martin, Secretary GOOD L SOCIETY MET YESTE][tAY The Good Will Society of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Thomas Vv'achter, southeast of the city. Following the business session Five Hundred was played, the honors" going to Mrs. Edward T. Goddard, Mrs. Frank Sams and Miss Marie Sores. The February hostess will be Mrs. Ralph. Walsh. FARMERS-- Is Your Machinery Ready for Spring Work? If it isn't  We'd advise you to brlncj in those BROKEN PARTS AND HAVE THEM WELDED NOW! BEFORE THE SPRING RUSH STARTS We are equipped fo qive you prompt and first closs work on all kinds of ELECTRIC AND ACETYLENE WELDING I i OPEN SUNDAY MORNINGS BilOOKEII FARM. SALES PHONE 21 ' -- MOUNT PULASKI duced in provisions as to eat the hides of slaughtered animals, and they dug side by side with the miserable Utes for the wqld roots used by them for food. "But the most formidable ene- my they had to contend qth, as I the crops were nearing maturity, was the army of black, ungainly crickets which, descending from the mountain-sides, destroyed ev- e' green herb in their way." There are today two species of large migratory crickets, either of which is knom as the Mormon miraculous." Small wonder that a monument was raised "in grateful remem- brance!" ATTENDED FUNERAL IN PENNSYLVANLA Jack Stengel of Illiopolis vicin- ity, and J. C. Goddard of this city, departed Monday morning for Ridgvay, Pennsylvania, where on Wednesday they attended the fu- neral of a relative, Frank Kilhof- for, 60, who died Sunday, Jan. 5. His wife was formerly Anna Stengel, who lived northwest of and Morgan streets at public tion last Saturday afternoon, purchased being Wilbert H. Scl The paving assessments are as ed hy Mr. Schahl. tots and lre( A Itn the | THAT WONT TURN LO0$1 TAKE ONE SiP OF" " RODUCTION OF THE MILLIONS OF TONS OF COAL BURNED IN AMERICAN RAILROAD LOCOMOTIVES LAST YEAR GAVE EMPLOYMENT TO 94,000 COAL MINI: WORKERS. \\; \\; "14 THE LAST TWENTY YEAI THE AMERICAN RAILROADS HAVE SPENT TEN BILLION DOLLARS: FOR ADDITIONS AND BETTERMENTS TO THE RAILROAD PLANT. OF THIS, 45 PER CENT WAS SPENT FOR LOCOMOTIVES AND CARS AND 55 PER CENT FOR IMPROVED ROADWAY AND n UF PLACED END TO END, THE TOTAL LENGTH OF THE 191,779 RAIL.ROAD BRIDGES IN TttE UNITED STATES WOULD BE APPROXIMATELY ,O MILES- OR GREATER THAN THE DISTAJICE FROM NEW YORK CITY TO LONDON, ENGLAND. ( bus old tee d;o ath cur