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PAGIg. TV]ELV Henrietta Hunt Died at Lathara Nrs. Rachel Henrietta Hunt. wife of Louis E. Hunt, a lifelong resident of Latham and vicinity, ! died in her home ill Latham at 7:15 p. m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 1941, after an extended illness. She was aged 62 years, 1 month and 26 days. Mrs. Hunt was born Nov. 27, 1878, in Latham, the daughter of Peter and Louise Zimmermann Maus, her mother being a native of Mount Pulmki. On Feb. 27, 1895 she was united in marriage with Iuis E. Hunt. and until a few years ago they resided on a farm in Latham community. She was a member of the Latham Me thodist church. Decedent is survived by her : :: husband; and t h e following daughters and sons: Mrs. Hildma Baum, of Decatur; Mrs. Cather- ine Eloise Matkovich, of Summit; Miss Harriet Marie Hunt, at home; Henry Leo Hunt, lf Deca- tur; Kenneth J. Hunt, of Lansing, Mich.; and Louis \\;Valdo Hunt. of Argo, Illinois; also 15 grandchil- dren and two *eat grandchildren. The body was removed to the Pease funeral home in Latham, and returned to the residence Fri- day evening. Funeral services were in the family home at 2 p. m. Sunday, Jan. 26, conducted by Rev. James Franz, pastor of the Latham ethodist church. Wilbur E. Stoll, of Mount Pulaski, sand two solos, "Peace, Peace, Sweet Peace," and "The Old Rugged Cross," with ac- companiments by Miss Austa Auer. The burial was in Mount Pu!aski cemetery. The pallbear- ers, all from Latham and vicinity, were Albert Hanselman, Horace Harelman, Frank Vaughan, Har- old Vaughan, Walter Phillips, Del- max Phillips, Offers Reward Mrs. Ella Birks, who resides a mile west and two miles south of Latham, l{as authorized the Times-News to offer a reward of $25.00 for the arrest and convic- tion of the thief or thieves who stole 30 white rock pullets and 4 white rock roosters from her last Sunday night. I LATHAM Mr. and Mrs. John Sheetz and daughter Marilyn pent Wednes- day with Mr. and Mrs. Phil Rohr- schieb and family of near Maroa. LATHAM BAPTIST CHURCH Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Hunt and We continue the series of Ser- Tony Matowich returned to C&apos;hi- mons on the 17th of John. go Monday alter attending tle Many hearts have been blessed ca _  I funeral of Mr. Hunt's mother Mrs. Irom mese messages. . .... ' . I L. E. Hun. Mrs. Tony Matowicn, We demre to warn the commun-lwho was the former Eloise Hunt ity about the enemies of the . . ' church. They a'e out to dest'oyl'remamed home with her szter , i Harriett, of Bloomington, and her the tesbmony of Gods true ser I "lfaIer, until Thursday wten she rants and also doctrines and praC-lwil 1 return to Chicago rices of the Church of the Liv!ng Miss Mary Ardith Baum, of De- God as outlined in His Precious Book. We are reminded of Isaiah 54:17: "No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and 'very tongue that shall rise against thee in judgement thou shalt condenm. This is the herit- age of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of we, saith the Lord All are welcome to our services each ord's :Day. Fred G. Crown, pastor "|'HIll IOI,N"I ' PULASKI -NEWS, MOUNT PULASKI, IIJ.,LO.I THURSDAY, JANUARY $0, MOUNT PULASKI BENEFIT PARALYSIS FUNDCARD PARTY PROVES SUCCESS with her grandlather, L. E. Hunt and aunt, Harriett. The Logan County Young Peo- ple's association will meet at the Mount Pulaski Ciristian church Monday evening, Feb. 3. The Young People's Class of the christian church held a sleighing party at the home of Lucille and Irene Vachter Monday evening. i Tt highlight of the evening was when the sleigh upset in front of the restaurant. Quite a bit of hay was spread over the road. The Sewing Circle of the Meth- odist churcl met at the home of Mrs. . H. Shimer "Wednesday aft- ernoon. If any one is interested in sew- ing for the Red Cross go to the high school W'ednegday and Thurs- day afternon or get in touch with, Mrs. Ed Culp. Mrs. Ella Birks ld 30 chickens stolen Sunday night while she was at church. '.Mr. and Mrs. Rex Martin and son went to Decatur Wednesday to spend several days with his father, C. C. Martin. The Missionary Society of the Baptist church had a potluck din- ner at the home of Mrs. James Cowan. Marilyn Sheetz and her parent, and Kitty Lou Lamar spent "Wed- nesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Waddetl and family. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Reynolds are the parents of a 9= pound son born VCednesday noon. Mrs. Rey- nolds was the former Ethlen Tay- lor. CHESTNUT The officers of the Zion Luth- eran church, Chestnut, were in- gta!led at the morning service Sunday, Jan. 26, as follows: Ben- jamin Sctroth. Alvin Rentschler and Edward Buehler, elders; Ray- mond Kqenig, Albert Dittus and I Raymond Lakin, trustees. Arthur H. Eberhardt is president of the congregation. Principal N. A. Goldsmith last Friday announced the first semes- ter high school honor roll, as fol- I lows: Hubert Stotl, Rosalie Smitl, Hermine Armstrong, Jack Mc- i Cann, Harriet Baker, Dorothy I Zelle, Loren Simcoe. catur, will spend the week-end "Melody Comes o Town" Feafures Jo00n Deere Movie Program LOCALS 00rtmen00 r hip higl The Doreag Guild of St J Miss '] Lutheran ehur:h met Tu the ng t with M . Frank Talrmes h After tim business session Iaended ' was played, the awards goin$ffrench Mrs. Charles E. Hildreth and1 I.,_arge o: Ottmar E. Vagner. The $ hostess will be Mrs. Wr Scroggin. . AM[ The Mount Pulaski chapta q%. World War Mother will hold lie local all-day meeting VCednesday, r o , ruing 5. at the bgme of Mrs. ,, illi .a.lhans, H Holmes on North Lafayette sta'_" " .ae oppo At noon a potluck dinner v,4mes, t served All members are urge- ' ea,ei attend 'st gain The Plainview Community N-NOIJ will meet Friday evenin Jark._ _ " " se ilt ,U] at the Plainview school hou miles' west of the city. The e H" C. ils candk tainment will be furnished by so of i FrencL's'Chapel Community . ' . f lpoject t land lunch will be in charge o Satur( I Henry Dalbey, Mrs. Leslie ,-* ' Albert Awe. lg will b 31ling pl: Fred Holmes attended a pIIRIST ola dealers meeting in Bible S ' Tuesday night. Church : :i:!:::ii!ili!;i : Jean Parker, who has played leading roles in many movie hifs d:rln9 fhe lasf few years, heeds fhe casf of "Melody Comes fo [eafure plcfure fo be shown ir] .+he Mounf Pulaski Theatre here on Feb. 7. Thls movie, fif'fy minufes in lengfh, headlines rhe John Day enferfainmen.+ and educational program fo be sponsore<J by Schafer Hardware Co. Admission will be by licker only bur ,nay Be ol0fainecl free of charge a.+ .+he Schafer Hardware =fore.