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(Moat  Ill.) THUDAY, JANUASY 12, 1961 A. Downey, 91, of Chestnut, January 5th James A. Downey, formerly of but for 37 years had been living near Onawa, Iowa, in a hospital in that city on Jan. 5, 1I ,at 6:35 He was aged 91 years, 7 and 7 days. He had been health until Dec. 28, 1960 he fell and fractured a hip, was since hospitalized. Downey was born May 28, at Casey, Ill., a son of and Mary Ann Downey. his boyhood days he came th his parents, to the Chestnut in Logan county, where he grew to manhood. In Lincoln, Ill. on Sept. 12, 1892,  Mr. Downey married Mary Jane .{: Hitcher and they located on a ,"  in the Chestnut community. m,: Two daughters and two sons were i born to this union. His wife pre- :. eled him in death in 1918. In Lincoln, Ill. on March 16, 1920, he married Martha C Sim- and they farmed near Chest- : nut until early in 1924 when they moved to a place near Onawa, Iowa, to make their permanent  tme. In Onawa he was a member of Monana Lodge No. 280, Inde- B pendent Order of Odd Fellows, Ii and Ea Rbekah Lodge. ii' Besides his wife decedent is survived by two sons, Virgil, of i Pacific Grove, Calif.; and Wayne l! ': of Santa Monica, Calif.; two dau- ?'! i ghters, Mrs. Wilma Rybolt, Ma- gi , roe, Ill., and Mrs. Pauline Calli- Son of Nawa, Iowa. There are 14 grandchildren and 17 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, con- ducted by the Rev. Roy Trueblood i pastor of the Chestnut Methodist Church. Appropriate organ music was played by Mrs. Francis My- i' rick of Mount Pulaski. Burial was in the Laenna  Cemetery west of Chestnut. Pall- were Leonard McCann of Lincoln; Carl Finke of Beason; Edward Guise, of Mr. Pulaski; Leonard Obery, Orvilllo HeR and Eugene Kretzinger of Chestnut. MOTHER OF JOHN ROMANO'I'rO DIED SUNDAY, JAN. 8th Mrs. Louise E. Romanotto of Springfield, Ill., died in the St. John's hospital, Sunday, Jan. 8, 1961, at 5:40 a.ra. Decedent is survived by her husband, John Romanotto, St.;! two daughters and eight sons, one of the sons being John Roman- otto, of Mount Pulaski. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 9 aJm. in St. Peter's and St. Paul's church in Springfield, with the Rev. Joseph Miller officiating. Burial was in the Calvary ceme- tery, Springfield. FIRST NATIONAL BANK EICTED NEW OFF/CKRS At the annual meeting of stock- holders of the First National Bank of Mt. Pulaski, held in the bank rooms, Tuesday, Jan. 10, the following officers were elected: J. D. Biesemeier, President; L. W. Lucas, vice-president; Flor- ence Lachenmyer, vice-president; Donald S. Copeland, cashier; Dean Cates, ass't, cashier; Kath- erine Downing, bookkeeper, and, Frances McCubbin, bookkeeper. Directors of the bank remain the same: L. W. Lucas, Louis F. Sams, Walter Schafer, Norman Schahl and J. D. Biesemeier. Thursday, Jan. 5, in the ALM hospital at Lincoln, a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson of Beason. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Turner of Milwaukee, Wise., are the parents of a daughter, Dianne Elaine, born Dec. 28th, 1960. They have another daughter, Catherine age 2 years. Mrs. Turner was formerly Jean Loetterle. Grand- parents are Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Loetterle of Lincoln, and, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner of Silver Springs, Maryland. O C. of C. Banquet-- (Continued from page i) gram was the appearance of the Tri-Tones, a ladies' trio, costum- ed as belles of yesteryear. They sang several songs of days gone by and after singing the theme song of the Sil-Tennial, "It's Just A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet," asked the audience to join in singing it. The trio members were Phyllis Edwards, Janie Kaf- ka and June Boyd with Dan Mc- Nabb playing their accompani. ment. C. of C. OFFICERS Thomas Kennedy was elected as president of the Mount Pulaski Chamber of 'Commerce, following the annual meeting and banquet Monday evening. "Fnus another Kennedy goes into office this month. New directors elected were: Sheldon Goodman, Paul Moore, Walter Moll, Delbert Horn. Loren Hassebrock, and Ivan Leimbach the latter two filling out unexpir- ed terms of two years. Dean Hild, retiring president, presided and expressed his ap- !preciation for the support given him the past year. H. J. Wible was re-elected as secretary and Sheldon Copeland as treasurer, for the coming year. ROYALORS INSTALLATION JAN. 19 Protection Camp #1911, Royal Neighbors of America, will have its installation Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the IOOF build- ing. Mrs. Grace Buckles will be installing officer and Mrs. Pearl Riedle will be ceremonial marsh- al. Officers to be installed are: Mae Robinson, Oracle; Ethel Hutchison, Past Oracle; Mabel Pruett, vice oracle; Mary Mier, chancellor; Fern Rentmeister, re- corder; Cora Lipp, receiver; Iona VanFossan, marshall; Pearl Riedle, manage for 3 years, and assistant marshal1; Carrie God- dard, inner sentinel; Gerusia Hayes, outer sentinel. Appointed officers are: Mine Gruber, Faith; Carrie Tendick, Unselifsh; Ethel Dmvning, Cour- age; Ida Shull, Endurance; Mary Hahn, Modesty; Pauline Bertoni, Flag Bearer; Dr. Leland Cross, physician; Fern Stuart, musician. Resolution committee: Anna Ellis, Sylvia Hughes and Isadore Tomlinson. HAM AND BEAN SUPPER AT CHESTNUT JAN. 27th Aetna Township will have a Ham and Bean supper on the evening of Friday, Jan. 27, to help raise funds for the Polio Drive. Tickets are 81.25 and 75c. Serving will start at 5:00 p.m. --BUY SKIRT OR SLIM J-IMS REGULAR PRICE, get blomm sweater for SI.00 at HUSTON PAOLONE LADIES STORE. LATHAM FARMERS GRAIN CO. MEETING JANUARY 25th Notice is hereby given that th Annual Meeting of the Stockhold'{ ers of the Farmers Grain Com- pany of Latham, Illinois, will ] held at the office of the company Wednesday, January 25, 1961, $ 1:30 o'clock p.m., for the putpo. of electing directors for a term d three years and the transactio of such business as may legally come before t_____.h L mee___ti2g. (1-19} Horse Sense: Stable thinking. i i STAHL'S JANUARY SALE DELUXE G.E. AUTOMATIC WASHER & DRYER Pair Retails For $679.00 YOUR COST... s44995 AND YOUR OLD WASHER STAHL HARDWARE. Mr. Pulaski , i ii i i i "January ON G.E. SALT and PEPPER set beautiful Coppertone... Sensational savlngl Gleaming copper. colored aluminum shaker set with dra- matic j black tops and design. Per- fect for use in the kitchen, at the table or for patio barbecue dt. ivy at eavinswl STAHL BROS. 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