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;? . The Home Newspaper With Netrly 3000 Readers Each Week within the Trade|Territory ot Mt. Pulaski THE i00lT. PULASKI TI00IES , | ........... i , VOLUME XXIX t932 NUMBER 27 i , i MT. PULASKI. LOGAN COUNTY, ILLINOIS i I'HURSDAY JANUARY 28, RSIDEH(S SUODENLY WILLIAM C. PURVIANCE In the death of W.C. Purvimwe ou Monday aterlmea 22,  wl known ctizen t beyon& Not in to asthma which aggravated by the damp unsea- weather, he apparently was his usual health and able to look his Iasiness. He had been to T. , $croggin residonce to do pl work and had started about 3 o'clock to his shop he was overcome with a heart which proved fatal. He was by high school pupils when he on the walk in front of the: residence. They hurried to assistance and carried him to the residence but death had him before they arrived Dr. Van Hook was summooed COUNTY GRADE SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Letters have been mailed by coun- ty school superintendent E. H. Luk- enbill to principals of grade school concerning the annual county grade basketball tournament to be held in February. The tourney will be held at New Holland on Feb. 18; Atlanta Feb. 19 and at Mt. Pulaski on Feb. 20. Drawings will be made Feb. 6 and  entries should be sent to Lee Stults 1 at Hartsburg before Feb. 5. Schools expected to take part in the touraey Atlanta, Chestnut, Elkhart, I. O. O. F. home at Lincoln, Latham, Me. Pu- laski, Middletown and New Hollan& MISCELLANEOUS SHOWERS Among the recent social affairs given in honor of Mr John Welch, a recent bride who before her mar- riage was Miss Dora Ellen Cooper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cooper, living southeast of this city, there was nothing he could do. was a kitchen shower on Friday Jan* Coroner F C. Goff was notified but 22. by her sisters Miss Violet Cooper an inquest unnecessary as at home and Mrs. Wflma Walker, of death was very apparent Kenney. The affair was held in the Mr. Purvisnea wab a familiar fi- home of their parents. Owing to bad in Me. Pulaski and was known rvls only about half of the invited almost everyone in the community his line of work took him to most' in the city and surroundi For many years he was at the Mr. Pulaski Wind l eonany but for the past sever- he had been engaged in the business for himself, he a shop and office with C. E. in the basement of the building. W'flllam Chatham Purviance was JmL 3, 1865 in Hopedale and at the age of 67 yeare and 19 His Imrm were William EL Sarah tcheU  sad marriage to Miss Alice took place on June 28, 1887, passed away Sept 24, 1904. who enrvive wea born to union Webster M. of Icatur and now wife of C. E. Gikhrist IAncoln. Left also are two lath- H. P of IAtmoIn and James A. omthr Oa. Mr. Purviance had been a resident Mt. Pulaski about 35 years and a  of the Modern Wood- ledge Funeral services were held at 2:80 Sunday afternoon Jan. 24 in Methodist church where for years he had been a faithful" and an active worker in church and Sunday school were conducted by the IreS- Roy. H. M. Blout and during the service Mrs. V. G. Connolley Mrs. Glover Matthews rendered WYth Me" and 'Lead Kindly to organ accompaniment by Lorah Z. Lipp. Pallbearers were B. Snyder, T. A. Seroggin, David Albert SheHhammer, V.O. and Chris Weller. Burial in Mt Pulauski cemetery. floral pieces were many and church was crow]- tocapacity  m rela- and frien who me to pay last sad trilmte to a good citi. neighbor and above all a good when and wherev met. FRANK J. SHEPHERD J. Shevherd for the past year employed as line and man by the Mt Pulaski Tele- Co, died in his home South street amt 9 o?eleek en Mort- evening Ja 25, 1982. He had ill about a week with iinfluenga wus aide to ho and about the very short time before dL was born in Mr. Pulaski on and died at theage of years 9-mon  m days. Wrth in the U. . Army in the Compm G,  ri- residet la Ta. lived his entire life ha was the oldest and Elizabeth Shep. 10, 1917 he was - Ellenberg who with seven children survive: Frank, Edith. Thoum, and Ruth, the oldest of which years and the youngest a babe Left als are his fathar, two wife of Charles and Mr& Nellie guests could be present. Guessing contests were indulged in, the honors going to Mrs. Herbert Shellhammer and Mrs Kent Garvey. They then presented the prizes to the guest of honor who also was the recipient of a clothes basket full of useful household articles. Refresh- mets served consisted of sand,ches, fruit salad, cake and grape juice. On Saturday Jan. g3, a miel]a eous shower was given in honor of Mrs. Welch in the he of Mrs. Win. Welch, living northwast of Illiopolis. The guests numbered about 80 ,q f m f ! AMONG THE SICK CHURCH NOTES ZION EV. LUTHERAN M Snmday hO01 9:45. Service 10"0 A. It The church socteties meet a fo! lOWS: Th3 Ladies' Aid mta on the last Imrsday of the month. The L_dies' Sewing Circle mts on the first Wednesday of the month. The Senior Walther League meet on tim first and third "Tuesday of the month. The Junior Walthe League mts on the third Thursday of the month. H. WITTROCK, immm. clm ciiuiIcM During the bible school hour for the last three Sundays, we have gone all through the bilde school and ob- served the situatio The attendanea has been good and the interest has been keen, both on the part of tea- chefs and pupils. We are very, very happy in the activity of our bible school Our morning services have been well attended right along, but it seems to be the conzensus of opinion that last Sunday morning we had one of the largest crowds we have ever enjoyed at a regular orning eer- vice. Not alone at the large attend- ante were we made happy but the s#rit of worship was prevalent there. We were there to rejoice in Christ our Savior. Each one had a look of satisfaetion.hieh said, "I was glad when they eaid unto me, Come and let us go unto the house of the Lord." At the evening erviee we thor- oughly enjoyed the special numbe which came to us by aments made through our church at Lstham. an afleraoon at 500 and Hearts. The Among the well known and older ' Johnson and Mre. Hoagiin, with Mrs. Johnson at the piano. Both Mrs. bride received many b__uttfnl gift residents of Mt. Pulaski who are list-  Johnson and Mrs. Hoagitn are daul that will be useful in her home Cak. ed among the aick m: I ice cream and Mea were smmd. M Betmingor who several ym tsm of Mr. Tom Galway M In the evenin a group of neigh- ago suffered a lmmlyletie  time t We y enjoyed their fine wo bore tendered Mr. and Mrs. Welch an left him badly disabled, had a faln i and hope to have them with us  in the homes old time eharivari that lacked - ing spell a week ago that left him in before very long. If you ndsd the in tim way et noise aad M a serious condition, although at this, evening oervlee hurt Sunday, yo m:------- writing he tz m)mewhat  missed a very rare trot. Clara Kautz, South Gard MT" PULASKI LIBRARY CLUB Jeaeph Deibert wh suffered a :sY_,,  Next Lrd's Day evening we have Mrs" Ivte was heart attack in his home severel days an "old song service." The numbe Mrs. Sarah M. Bay, Mrs. Cora B. Ryman, Decatur, a ago, is reported much improved. "What are all to be request numbers. The and Mrs. Lottie H. former resident of Mt Pulaski and Mrs. Angeline Waeaser who ]ms I asked in musing moo& old songs and the special numbers of CAmtralla. Sandwiehes were served at the close I now superintendent of education of been ailing for about two weel was ! I the past which are requested are to Macon county, will deliver an address taken to the home of her daughter Order, said the law cO; be repeated. This promses to he meeting. at the monthly meetiig of the Mt. Mrs. J. R. Rigg in Bloomington, for Knowledge, said the school; I treat. Attend both services next l m:------- Pulaski Library club on Tuesday af- care and treatment. Truth, said the wise man; I Lord's Day. RECENT Our church services are steadily ternoon Feb. 2. This meeting, which The condition of Mrs. John Clifton, Pleasure, said the fool; ! increasing in interest. Our attendance Two daughters of will commemorate the bi-centennial North Washington street, who has Love, said the maiden; tie on the increase. This is a very hap- section foreman on the of the birth of George Washington, been ill for some time with heart Beauty, said the page; " will be open and each club member trouble, doc not show much improve Freedom, said the dreamer; py condition. Reader, are you nell>- tral railroad, are listed among is privileged to invite a guest, ment. Home, said the sage; ing this situation with your attend- brides. The program which concludes with George Romer suffered a stroke of Fame, said the soldier; ance and intere? If you are already The marriage of Miss the serving of a Washington Tea fol- paralysis while listening to the radio Equity, the seer: interested all the rest of us are hap- to Chester Patrick, which  py in your interest. If you are not Taylorville on Dee. lows: in his home about 8 o'clock Tuesday Spake my heart full sadly, showing any iinterest, put your: just been announced. Song "America". morning. It was rather a sever at- "The answer is not here." shoulder to the wheel. Real happiness oldest daughter and is a Business meeting. George!tack but he is resting easy. Roll call, "Facts concerning lies in loyalty to Christ and the the Mt Pulaski Township Washington". Mrs. Frank Guntern who has been Then within my bosom "songs Washington Knew" rend- ailing for the past two weeks was Softly this I heard: church, i schooL She has been ered by Mrs. G. A. Voile, Mrs. Glov- taken on Monday to the home of her "Each heart holds the seer; m------ .ir her father since er Matthews, Mrs. V. G. Connolley daughter Mrs. Elmer Waddell in De- Kindness is the word." ' ]T. JOHN'8 LUTHERAN CHURCiJ ! mother about a year and Mrs. W. G. Kautz. catur. Mr. Guntern accompanied her. [groom whose parents live on a INHUMAN AND BRUTAL ACT  9:30 A. M. The Church flehooL I near Bolivia, has been employed Address--Mrs. Cons B. Ryma  m'-"'" Miss Il VHahn. ,at,. , round M Pulaski Vocal Solo, "Trees"--Mrs. George CHURCH SOCIETIES If we were asked t make a list Call to Worship:"O come let us*For, the present they are staying A. Volle. of the different breeds of mean per- sing unto the Lord; let us make a the Pugh h in this city. Washingto Tea. Church societies scheduled to hold sons, we believe we would head the joyful noise to the Rock of our Sal- : The marriage of Miss Giadys m= their regular monthly meeting the list with the person who casts adrlftvation. Let us come before his pro- to Waiter Erlenbusch took place CITY COUNCIL MET l first week in February are: On in strange surroundings, kittens and'sence with thanksgiving." t2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon, JUt. Wednesday Feb. 3, the Lutheran The resignation of F. J, Roth as; Workers of St. John's Lutheran puppies that are less than half ,, Svbjeet, for the Morning Worship,,, ; 25, 1932. They were married iu grown and often barely weaned. This Paul s Reason for Glorying. Epis- t coin by Justice of the Peace Matthew alderman of the third ward was ac- ' church will meet in the parsonage to our notion is about the heighth of tie II. Cor. 11: 19: 19:9. Reinhardt. cepted during the monthly meeting with Mrs. W. N. King. meannees--it is downright mean and' Please plan not only to attend this Mrs. Erienbusch is the second 1 of the city council on Tuesday even- The Sewing Circle of Zion Ev. Lu- cruel to do this at any time of the service but also the Church School at est daughter and had been assistill ing. Mr. Roth whose term as alder-  theran church will meet in the year, but when it is done in the mid- 9:30 A.M. with the housekeeping at hmne. Sire man expires this spring, was reemt-'ehurch belmont on Wednesday Feb. dle of winter we would call it not Mrs. Jenner, Mrs. Suedmeier, Mrs. had been a student at the Mt. Pu ly appointed assistant to the superin* 3 with Mrs. George E. Schahl as the mean and cruel but inhuman and King and Mrs. Blout of the M. E. ki Township High School but tendent of the city water !hostess. brutal. Church motored to Springfield and school in her junior year. system. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Some people make it a practise of attended a Mission Study CLASS held busch is a farmer and son of M, Routine matters and allowing of .I Methodist church will meet with Mrs. dumping their surplus kittens and at the home of Mr W. H. Nicholas. and Mrs. Chris Erlenbusch who liVe bills was the only other business to Hester A. Evans on Thursday after- : puppies along the roadside or else They reported a fine time, and a very on a farm about 5 miles southeast 'noon Feb. 4. come before the counciL  Mrs. TilHe England will entertain i bringing them to town before turning interesting study of the Mission prob- this city. '  ' _ them loose. It would be much better 4era. :e: Soon after death, the body was re- the members of the Ladies Aid So- ' for all concerned and more humane, (: Rv. W. N,  llallt, ANNUAL MEETING OF moved to the Hershey Funeral Cha- ciety o St. John's Ev. Lutheran had this surplus been destroyed soon :s:------ SON pel where funeral services were held church on Thursday afternoon Feb. 4. after birth, rather than to keep thmn METHODIST CIIURCII NOTI , at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon Jan. Mrs. Frank Copeland, East Cook until half grown then to be set a- -- The annual street will entertain the members of drift. I Our League visit to Chestnut was a 28. Because of his honorable military the Ladies' Aid Society of the Chris-, The above is inspired by the fset' success. We met some delay in  will be service, the funml arrangements tian church on Thursday afternoon that some one brought a couple of ting started but no one was to blame were in charge of Ryman-Puiten Feb. 4. PostAmerican Legion members of  puppies to town about a week ago for accidents will happerL Howev, Saturday Feb. 6 at which also acted as pallbearers. The I m and turned them loose. Poore little another car was promptly offered and services were conducted by Rev. H.. Arthur Miller, night clerk at the I. friendly things are hardly old enough we all arrived in time. Every minis- M. Blout, pastor e the MethedistlC. Depot received word on Monday to rustle for food and the chances ter appreciates his men who stand evening from his sister in Decatur are they couldn't find it anyway these on all. The anneal meeth church and Pprepriate hymns we rendered by Ben Potter accompanied: tlmt their mother had suffered a prosperous times even though they Our Pellewshil Supper was thor- by Mrs. Lorah  Ltpl stroke of paralysis but was resting were experts in the rustling game. oughly enjoyed. The Young People Parers were Dr. C. M. Merri- ! easy at that t'me. His father who At any rate it would have been much Class, playing the host, man, Prank t underwont several severe operations better for the us a Ely, Wallace Kuutg   months ago and w u ht destroyed ru in Mt  , cupy both lmlpits next Sundy orlt,  ng. Another one from our ehnrch fel- lowship has layed aside the tools 0 his daily occupation and slipped quietly nto the Great Beyond. large number attended the funeral service and a deep and e reel- ing was manifest :for Wtllitm Pttr ance. Quietly and gently he had made in each heart a place that his own and we had not until he was gone. Rev. H. M. Blout, Pastor. ORGANIZE NEW SOCIETY Mt. Pulaski World who have been meeting way for the past several have perfected an organization that is part of the natiom.' orgatlo The local unit will be kno  Mt Pulaski Chauter o Am World War Mothers, a charter to that effect having been grnted. At their initial official held on Monday afternoon home of Mrs. T. L. following officers were Mrs. Virginia Foote of president of the state orgMzation: President, Mrs. Ida Scroggln; vieS- president, Mrs. Lida Rupp; mcordin8 and corresponding secretary, Mrs. Ors Rothwell; treasurer, Mrs. Duff; chaplain, Mrs. Anna Holms; custodian of records, Mrs. Potter; historian, Mrs. Eva auditor, Mrs. Emma Shrader; geant of arms, Mrs. Della Kiatrt. The charter members Mary Guiso, Mrs. Angeline Wacaser and the ocers, bove listed. The local chapter starts off with membership of twelve, M  has affiliated with the namml clarion, this number will be increased. Every War Motil in community and there am Some that are eligible, s invited to The regular nmettng day is