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Mount Pulasok! 00!mes HUR mcoillt V_OLUME58 MOUNT PULASKI. , J NUM [E th ia SilT IM n us stic .. ennia ,:etir, term  0 -" f J S Women's Clul: 5'legallY(I-19) (b]iOooP]J n 0 unior- enior nking, i Saturday Caucus Besf In Sprincjfieldl 'Publici00/ Plans Francis H. Myrick was chosen SIX INJURED IN by the voters in the Republican caucus held in Mount Pulaski on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 14, as their candidate for justice of the peace for District 3 in Logan county. This district includes Mount Pulaski, Laenna, Lake Fork, Elkhart, and Hurlbut town- ships. George Wolcott was selected by the Democrats at their caucus on Friday night and will oppose Myrick in the April election. The voting in the Republican Caucus was heavy with Myrick Polling 133 and Rogers 65. Clyde Shreve was unopposed for constable. The city of Lincoln is in an em- barrassing position as all four condidates for the two justice of s e peace offices in West and t Lincoln districts going to Smaller communities. This means that Lincoln will not have a just- ice of the peace after the April election. Two Atlanta men were chosen for District 2, comprising East Lincoln, Chester, Atlanta, Emin- BRuPn nee, Oran and Aetna townships. Turner was chosen by the ublicans to oppose Dr. H. W. , Democrat. In District 1 William H. Crump- let of New Holland, will oppose Merle Rohlfs, Democrat, of Harts- burg. This district is made up of Ul'Vil, Sheridan West Lincoln, Prairie Creek, Broadwell and Cor- win townships. NEW MANAGERS AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HOME The Legion Board appointed Mr. and Mrs. Herloph Sather to take over the management of the American Legion Home, Tuesday evening of this week. They will replace Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Yagow, who have been at the Legion Home for 14 years. Mr. and Mrs. Yagow resigned recently because of Mrs. Yagow's health, and have moved into their home in the south part of the city which they p*urchased. Leland Simkins Is epublican Choice i: r Circuff Judge Leland Simkins, Mount Pulaski 5. attorney, was nominated without 6. opposition, Monday, Jan. 16, as 7. the Republican condidate for Cir- 8. cuit Court Judge. 9. No other candidates were off- ered in nomination at the five- COUnty llth Judicial Circuit con- vention held at the Illinois Hotel in Bloomington. Mr. Simklns, if elected on April 4, will fill the vacancy on the bench brought about by the death of Frank S. Bevan, of At- lanta. Lincoln Attorney Richard Hum- Phrey made the nomination She was leading Elaine Scheff- ler for the grand trophy going into the finals but had only a 523, while the Springfield entry rolled a 594 to beat her by 62 pins. Wanfed: Soap Box Derby Enfries Youngsters of this area are urged to make plans now to en- ter the Soap Box Derby to be held during the Sil-Tennial Celebra- tion in July. This feature of many Fiesta celebrations has always been a very popular one, but in the past two or three years not enough entries were made to hold the event. This being the biggest year in Mount Pulaski's historical life, it would be quite an honor to win the Soap Box Derby champion- ship, as well as, make a nice con- tribution in the way of entertain- ment to the the thousands who will be here. The event would be held on Friday afternoon, July 28. Any youngsters interested con- tact Carleton Drake at the City Hall. He will give you all the in- formation needed and help you to get a sponsor. 10 PRIZES GIVEN IN BEARD CONTEST Listed here are the categories set up for the Brothers of the Brush Beard Growing Contest: Moustache Handlebar Moustache Side Burns Goatee Van Dyke Mutton Chops Lincoln Beard Full Beard Most Unusual 10. Ugliest There will also be a Grand Champion chosen. Each of the winners of the 10 categories will receive $5.00. The Grand Champion will receive $20.00 and a trophy. All entrants, to be eligible to compete for these prizes, must be registered by January 31st. Con- tact Fred Paolone or "Pick" Shan- le. speech for Mr. Simkins. The ominee has a private practice of THOS. GUPTON, SR., .aw in Mount Pulaski and has I ,red in this community for 20 UP FOR RE.ELECTION Years. Thomas A. Gupton, Sr., who is Delegates from McLean, Liv- ingston, Logan, Woodford, and Ford counties attended the con- vention. The chairman of the conven- tion was Jaes DePew of Bloom- ington. Secretary was Curt Schmalzl of Logan county. Members of the convention paid a silent tribute to the late Judge Bevan during the proceed- ings. William Radliff of Bloomington and Burnell Phillips of Pontiac eetnOw sitting judges in the dis- Both are Republicans. completing two terms as Super- visor of Mount Pulaski Township, wishes to announce his candidacy for that office for a third term. Mr. Gupton has served the township well and for the past two years the Town and Public Aid Levy has been lowered $1,000.00 each year. Two other candidates for off- ices in Mount Pulaski township have filed petitions. Both are in- cumbents. They are Dale Fuhrer, Democrat, for Town Clerk, and Roy' Aylesworth, Republican, for Assessor. solo; Accordian solo Sil-Tennial Belles Chorus, under the direction of Mrs. Julian Sams, will sing. The sale of the boxes will start at 8 p.m. with Gene t{owe as auctioneer. The proceeds will go to the Polio Fund. Coffee will be furnished. The Brothers of the Brush, their wives, Sil.Tennial Belles and husbands, and the public, are invited to attend this worthy pro- ject. To those who have never at- tended a Box Social, the ladies take boxes with enough lunch in them for two people. The men bid and pay for a box and eat lunch with the lady to whom the box belonged. The committee consists of Mrs. Grace Buckles, Mrs. Elmer Schaffenacker and Mrs. Ellis Downing. (1-26 Foat entries for the Sil.Tennial are urged to start planning now. LATHAM ACCIDENT Six persons are recovering from cuts, bruises and other minor in- juries received Friday night in a one-car accident near Latham. The occupants were returning from a basketball game in Ni- antic when the car went out of control on a blacktop curve 3 miles south of Latham. All were treated at the Decatur and Macon County Hospital then released. They were: Victor E. Stoll, 44, Mt. Pulaski, driver of the car, who suffered face cuts. Vicky L. Stoll, 16, broken nose and a knee injury. Becky L. Stoll, 14, face cuts. Lois M. Koger, 15, Latham, face cuts. Anita J. Seefeldt, 15, Mt. Pul- aski, leg cuts. Elizabeth Session, 15, Latham, possible back injuries. CIVIL DEFENSE FILM AT P-TA MEETING The Mt. Pulaski Consolidated Grade School P-TA will meet Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The program will be on Civil Defense. Larry Schroyer, Logan County and Lincoln Defense Di- rector, will show a film, "Seconds to Survival," which deals with Radar and warning systems. Vernon Strongland, Sangamon County and Springfield Civil De- fense Director, will explain Identification Tags. New President Inauguraed Tomorrow THE HONORABLE JOHN F. SENNEDY Discussed By Civic Groups Sil-Tennial Belles Chorus Make Their First Appearance 2 Nearly 100 persons attended joint meeting of the Mount ln_l. aski Woman's Club and JttOr Woman's Club on Friday nlgh Jan. 13, in the club room of Muldoon Memorial building, A short business meeting, by the Woman's Club presIt Mrs. Elmer Schaffenacker, wi the Pledge of Allegiance, devotional by Mrs. ers, followed by the reading poem, "My Home Town," by Bowers, preceded the program. The Sil-Tennial Belles made its initial appearance at this meeting under the dl of Mrs. Julian Sams, and fine bit of applause. Their group of songs consisted Battle Hymn of the "Love's Old Sweet Bicycle Built For Two," Merry Oldsmobile" and Josephine In My Flying Ma- chine." The panel discussion, led Harry J. Wible, was inform informative. Eugene Downing re. presented the Rotary Club, Robert S. Keck spoke for the Y or and City Council. 'Tick" le spoke for the Lions Club Brothers of the Brush, Wible representing the of Commerce.  The talks were lively and inspired their operate in spreading the all directions to make Tennial a thing to for many a day. Following this was another group of the chorus, 'q'here's A Long,: Trail Awinding," "Over "Til We Meet Again, .... If Knew Susie," with the "Just A Little Street Friends Meet" the (Continued on page :! SUE BAKIES TO GENE SATURDAY Miss Marilyn Sue ghter of Mr. and Mrs. kies, Mount Pulaski, Eugene Rockwell, son of M Mrs. Russell Rockwell, were united in man:i, age on urday Jan. 14, at 7 p.m, The double ring performed by the Rev. dick in the Christian sonage in the presence of mediate families The attired in a street length of bright blue pure silk. headpiece was blue velvet ers and net, matching Blue suede shoes and es completed her outfit tied a colonial bouquet carnations Mrs. Jerry Maxheimer, of honor, wore a beige brown accessories. Jerry Maxheimer was best A small reception was held the bride's home, ceremony. Miss Linda the cake, and Miss Kathleen gan poured. :. The newlyweds left for a  South, They are both grad of the Mt. Pulaski Towip school