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jt The Home Newspaper With Nearly 3000 Readers Each Week within the Trade|Territory ot Mt. Pulaski t I&apos;HE PULASKI I'IMES VOLUME XXIX MT. PULASKI, LOGAN COUNTY, ILLINOIS I'HURSDAY FEBRUARY 4, t932 NUMBER 28 Geozge Rmner, a native of Logan county amt fev alamat e0 years a rolent of Mr. Pulm and its nmx vidnity disd ia his heme en Sunday eveninlf Jail , 1982 on lrth Scott smet following an illness of lo than a week's duratio In Ins mmal good health mi rits, he was lis- tening to and enjoying his favorite radio numbers about 8 o'clock on Tuesdsy morning Jan. 26 when he wu striekea with paralysis tha af- feet4 his entire left side. Dr. P. C. Van Hook was immediately vailed and his condition seemed much bet- te in a few days, in fact he was so much improved by Saturday that the nurse in charge was permitted to leave. On Sunday however, lmeu- monin developed and death occurred at 11:45 o'clock that evemng. George Ruiner was born near Bell Station north of Lineoht, on May 26, 1871 and died at the age of 60 years, 8 months and 5 day His paren Antan and Mary Bollin Ruiner were prominent in the community in their day. Born and reared on a farm, this was his occupation throughout his life. His first venture in farming on his own responsibility was when still a young man when he and his bl ther Jacob operated a Sims farm aituated on the "lake" where they hatched in a log eabixL In January 1897 he was united in mmTiage with Miss Emma Horn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paulus Horn. They resided for many years east of the city on the Ring farm now operated by Alvin Geyer and later they moved to the Shoup farm north of Salt Creek. About 18 years ago they purchased their preseat home and moved to this city. They were the parents of one son and four daughters, one of whi died in childhood. Surviving are the wQlow, son Clarence Romer, daugh- tars Mrs. Norms Kautz,  I.r- the Ruiner, Kt.  d Amelia OMn, Left also_ are one granddaughter and the following brothers and sisters: Jacob Ruiner Mrs. A. F. Dillsaver, Mrs. F. J. Roth Mt. Pulaski; Herman Ruiner, Peoria and Mrs. T. E.,Duff, Lincoln. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Feb. 3 in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church. Rev. J. W. McGinn of St. Patrick's church in Lincoln conducted the burial rites. Music was in charge of Mrs. Irah Z. Lipp and i the regular church choir. Special numbers consisted of a soprano solo "Night Folds Its Starry Curtain" by Mrs. P. E. Beidler and a duet "At Rest" by Mrs. Boidler and Mrs. Lipp, and "Lead Kindly Light" by the choir. Pallbearers were T. A. Scroggin, L F. Barns, Frank Sellers, D. J. Fuh- rer, Joe Fuhrer and John Fuhrer and burial was in Mr. Pulaski eemetery. SEEK STATE AID SLA]3 The Logan county state aid road FORMER WELL KNOWN RESIDENT PASSED AWAY The body of William E. Van Hook who died in his home at Temmmeh, Mich., on Monday Feb. 1, 1932, ar- rived in Mt. Pulaski  Wedneiay morning and was taken to the home of hisbrother Dr. F. C. Van Hook. He had been in failing health for a number of years and visited M something over a year ago for the benefit of his healtlL The ily moved from here to Michigan a- bout 12 years ago. William Edward Van Hook was born May 7, 1870 at Newman in Douglas county, Ill., and died at the age of 01 years, 8 months and 24 days. He was the oldest son of Uriah and Louvina Copeland Van Hook. Surviving are his wife who ws Mi Alice Moyer, and one son and three daughtem: Donald Van Hook, Mr Irma" Chase, Tecumeeh; Mrs. Grace Stoe, Decatur and Mrs. Daisy Mfl- her, Mt PulaskL Left also are three grandchildren and the following bro- thers and sisters: Amuse E. Van Hook, Dr. F. C. Van Hook, Mrs. Arthur Ridgeway, Mt. Pulaski; Wes- ley Van Hook, Decatur and Dr. H. M. Van Hook, surgeon in the U. S. Army hospital at CI, Panama Canal Zone. Funeral services were held at 1:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon Feb. 4, in the Mr. Pulaski Christian church, conducted by Rev. J. Wayne Staley. A quartette composed of Mrs. Ro- bert Copeland, Miss Lois Copeland, R. N. Jones and F. E. Turley render ed several appropriate hymns with organ acconrpaniment by Mrs. F. E. "Turley. The following six cousins acted as pallbearers: Frank Cape- land, R. N. Jones, S. W. Gasaws Frank Bell, Lora Copeland and Willis Copeland. Burial was made in Steen- bergen cemetry. AWARDED TROPHY FOR BASKETBALL The Silver trophy awarded to H. MeVey of this dry by College at Jvflle in honor of his selection a8 the most valuable basketball player on the College team in 1931, was received by him on Fri- day and is on display in the show window of The Times office on the east side of the square. The trophy which is 7 inches tall is s solid silver figure of a basketlmH Flayer set to make a pass or shoot a basket. The figure stands on a 2 inch base to which is attached a plate with the fJllodng inscription: "CECIL H. McVEY, MOST VALU- ABLE PLAYER, ILLINOIS COL- TODAY By Lydia Avery Coontoy Ward 'Why fear tomorrow, timid hea Why tread the future's way We only need to do our part Today, dear child, to-day. The pas is written! Close the book On pages sad and gay; WSthin the future do nat look, But live todaytoclay. LEGE 1931, BASKETBALL." i l'is this one hour that God has given Cecil who attends Lincoln College  His Now we must obey; this year is living up to his reputa-i And it will make our earth His he tion as a "flash" made during hisi yen Mt. Pulaski Township High School  To live today--today. days and at Illinois College. He with i "Hank" Blackford and "Chili" And- t BAPTISMAL RITES PERFORMED erson, all graduates of the bit. Pulas- ki High School, are rated as the i Shirley Jean 'was the name given mainstays of the Lincoln College: TM the two months old daughter o;f team this year.  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Walla at t] ------- I baptismal rites performed at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the home of Mr. WILSON-MEISTER and Mrs. C. G. Hughes by Rev. H. Floyd A. Meister, son of Mrs. t Wittrock, pastor of Zion Ev. Luther- farm about 4 miles south of Mt. Pulaski. They will live on a farm I near Mr. Pulaski. i ---'O WEATHER CHANGES i Mt. Pulaski is experiencing a touch ! of real winter weather this Thursday morning, following or.e of the mildest committee in conference with a dele- Mertise Meister of Mt. Pulaski and! an church. The sponsors were the gation of some 35 Mt. Pulaski citi-!Miss Ealena Louise Wilson, daugh-I grandmther Mrs. Hughes and great zeus Monday, promised to order a ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wilson of aunt Mrs. M. J. Kautz. survey and seek. dedication deeds for  llliopolis, were married at 7-15. o'- i Mrs. Wallace whose home is in the road leading south out of Mt. Pu-[clock Saturday evenin Jan. 30. The ' Memphis, Tenn., has been at the isski to join a similar Sangamnlceremony wins perforned in the par-home of her parents for the past se- veral months. comfy road. This road carries hea-sonage of the First Christian church :o v traff and connects with Route lt in Lincoln by the pastor Rev. L. H. t ART UNIT MT. PULASKI at Welch's crossing. Hooe. The survey will be preliminary tei Mr. Meister has been assisting his I WOMAN'S CLUB MEET FRI. graveling the road when motor fuel mother in the management of the  tax funds are available. The delega- tion also asked improvement of the four miles of road leading west fron Mt. Pulaski to connect with the Lake Fork-CO.Lincoin section of the Primm  A booster meeting for state highway from Mt. Pulaski :o Mul* berry Grove will be held in Taylor- ville on next Monday that is exT, ect_ January, s on record. A rain which ed to draw delegations from most  froze as soon as it touched the ground of the cities and communities thru{began falling shortly after noon on which the proposed road would pass Mulberry Grove is almost dirtl;i WedneSday' continuing until late in mmth of " the evening, threatening to duplicate Mr. Pulaski and the road as the sleet or glaze storm of several proposed would touch Nokomis, Tay.[years ago Sometime during the lorville and MI Auburn. i night however, the rain changed to Several meetings during the past i snow with predictions f more snow year at which ML Pulaski had repre- and much colder. sentatives, were held at various I Shade trees, hedges and bushes points 81on the route, and it might presented a beautiful picture thisS be well for this city to have I ming as they were covered with tion Present at that like I J CHURCH NOTES ZION . LU_ERJtN CHURCB 8 .ySdmolg:4& ' " 10"0 A. M. The church societies meet tmfol tows: Th3 Ladle' Aid mt on tim hu tltweday of the month. The Ladies' Sewing Circle m the first Wednenday of the month. The Senior Walther I.m4rue meet om the first and third Tuesday of the ztonth. The Junior Walthe Lugm nmm m the third Thursday of the month. H. WI, Imt. METllOIIffr CI.YECH NO The Missionary Socist will hold regular meetin next week, Thur day. Next Wednesday evening at 7:80 let the whole congregation gather at the church for prayer serivce. Public worship in the chureh is ks- tended to give to each worshiper an experience in God. This experience is of morality. The music, personal be- morality but the cause and motive the heart of religion. It is not more havior, the dress and manner of the preacher may all help to create the atmosphere and make true worship possible. Le refined forms of wor- ship have played too large a art and so helped to undermine the noble character of our services. Remember that in the eyes of some the mortal sin of protestantism is our careleo ness of these things which amounts to irreverence in the eancary. The League Topic is a good one:-- "What is Patriotism?" Louise Voile is the leader. 6:45 is the hour. Per- KNOW IIAJNOi| hape you can bring with you sme friend who should be a member of William S. Hamilto mm of Alex- your league. ander Hamilton, was o a  Of course the morni mabjeet will o the Illinois leglatu be something snggestl by Lincoln Birthday $miva'muw. t0 In 18, G, W, Dote  subjt not yet chosem the flrat lot of cattl 200 bad, eva" Rev. H, M. Blunt, Pastor. pached in  Now  , =----- leads the world in meat gmckla ST. JOHN'8 LUTH CIUIIB The first railway postoffice w o Mies Lois Hahn, bup erated between Chicago and ClintoL 9:80 A. M. The Church School Iowa, in 1864. 10:30 A. M. The Morning Worship Sunday February 7th---Quinqu- A 25-year soil survey by the Unl- gesima Sunday. versity of Illinois shows Logan Coun- The regular" Services will be held. ty to have the most fertile soil of I1- The Epistle for the day, I Cur 13: linois counties. 1-13 verses. Subject, "Charity, the Greatest of William L. Ewing, fifth governor of All Virtues." "Oh come let ts sing llliriois, held office for only 15 days. i unto the Lord a new song, a ong of He was president of he .Senate and praise and thaving." became chief executive when the i Lent begins this year February governor and lieutenant governor re-  10th. St. John's will observe it this signed, l year with special services each Wed- -- t nesday evening at 7:30. The Subject The L{ons Clubs, now having 200lfor Ash-Wednesday evening will be clubs and 81.000 members in the Uni-, The voice of Lent. ted States, were founded in 1917 by' May this Lenten Season find us: Melvin Jones of Chicago. l By God's grace earnestly endear- :e: oring to deepen our spiritual lt Spending a portion of each day in CHARIVARIED NEWLY WEDS I meditation of the remarkable love Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Meister who l and Paion of our Saviour. Journeying with Jesus to Jerusa- were married on Saturday Jan. 30 I lem by attending all the services held 'and are staying at the home of his i mother Mrs. Mertise Meister living at St. John's. south of Mt. Pulaski was charivaried i Re-consecrating our lives to Him on Monday evening by about 50 of who died that we might live. their friends, who were armed with Rev. W. N. 1, po every known noise making contrap- tion. CHRISTIAN CH A rain early in the evening cut the merriment short at the Meister home The bible school attendance was a but the crowd not to be cheated out little lower las /gunday than it was I of their anticipated fun, adjourned a week ago. Thl, mJst hae be:n due to the city garage dance floor in Mt. in part at least * tb snappy xc:.. Pulaski where dancing was indulged ther. This condition did not seem to be in until a late hour. , reflected however, in the morning The Art Unit of the Mt Pulaski :o , " " . " , "  service, zor here th., audience was 's club will meet at 2"30 o- Woman ....., A SUNDAY SCHOOl CLASS large A strong steady attendance m clock Friday afternoon Feb 5 in me ..... ' " st  a rather god assurance that a home of Mrs. W. N. Kim,We h r h is di " [ ............ on The A. V. Sunday school class of c u c succec ng at ts task. sree, ine program wmcn wan ve o . . . I ............ the Methodist church will be enter- When this ]s coupled with a reaon- tteiigion m r is as ioiiows: . . I ........... int- tamed m the home of Mrs G F able number of confessmns and a I arty tLStory o tengtous ra .... " . . . t. " .... " ..... int- walt, North Lafayette street on wh<)lesome interest n spiritual ma- lrrg, ory OI Jesus Dy eany pa _ , _ .... ............... :n-" I Juesay afternoon Feb 9 Aisting ter you may De sure that the Gospel ers, an birth oI nrls in r-alnl g ' . " " " . , , ---Mrs. W. N. King. hostesses will be Miss Lucy Klotz, o esus tnrist is bearing fruit in the "Italian Renaissance Painters" Mrs. Mino Allspach and Mrs. Hilda lives of a people. Mrs. V. G. Connolley. "Dutch Painters of Religious Sub- jects"Mrs. Mino Allspach. "Flemish Painters of Religious Subjects"Mrs. Wilford Scroggin. "Spanish Painters of Religious Subjects"Mrs. P. E. Beidler. "German Painters of Religious S Voile. W. N. Mt. Tmes Rickey. This will be a "Hard Times" meet- ing and all are expected to came ap- propriately dressed A penalty will be assessed against those failing to dress fitting the occasion. A prize ll be awarded for the most fitting costume. ing the $1,250 was Charles of completed The evening service was well at- tended. The whole service was given :over to singing old songs. There were many former special nmnbers rcpreduced at the request for their i ap?earance. The service was pro- nounced a success even though we could not find all the songs requested For the some specials in could However we in- in tend another service when shall missed service of the near futur All services of the church are growing in interest, both and evening. Don't miss MT. PULASKI LIBRARY CLUqB About 100 members and semblod in the rooms on Tuesday Washington meeting of the Mr. laski Library club. 1 man, superintendent of Macon county and a former of this city, gave an Special features of were the by Mrs. W. H. Stafford B. S, ng of the guest at and Martha Whington" ated by Mrs. Harry Mrs. E. A. Downing vocal solo by Mrs. G. piano selection by Mrs. G. S. ( ley of dance music poul in days of George The club plans to plan the city park on the publi little later, to commemorate eentenrdal birthday of W. C. T. U. MEETING B. $ The Local Woman's Tent1erance Union will next meeting in the Mrs. Ira VeaiL This will be nual Frances WiUard and the members are and invite a guest. A will be taken in the intreat of Frances Willard Memorial This fund is for the ex+mion of principals and work of the Christian Temperance Uwion. This meeting will beg at 2:30, a nice program pared, and special much to the suedes Song, "0 Womanhood Scripture: Peerbs 14 1 tt. 21-28---Mr& He, fez Evmua Prayer--Mrs. J. Talk, "The Francee E. Duett--rs. Fred Mayer. Recitation, WflilardMrs. Dan Solo--Mrs. W. G. Discussion of paign, and Members-Mrs. John Hershey. Benediction. Committee on serving Ira Veail. Mrs. John Ada Suedmeier. BIRTHDAY CEI,EBRA The 500-Club of the Albert Reiterman Monday January 25, to celebrate day of Mrs. of the Colvin school The cautiously Bishop was Reiterman flew" open the surprise After Bishop's embarrassment, was entertained by Mr. Oscar Beaver with their playing Hawaiian music. The of the occasion and the lure music set everyone's feet a The furniture was hastil in the corners of the rc)m ir was in full swin. The makers paused long midnight hour to freshments. Those present were: Mr. '"Barney': Gasaway, Mr. and E. Reiterman. Mr. and Beaver, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. man, Mr. and Mrs. Ira and Mrs. H. W. Patterson, Mrs. Albert Reiterman, Ferris Cowam Mrs. Eugene Reiterman, Fr Harold Dean The crowd break of day en though the slowly upon us, we Father Time and be