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10-kES  h In.) Y, FEB,, 4, 1971 i|l JD Gme CI, Fnmk l'mma 1M- bur o/l, lhnd Moo, Mel Lm Dean C__ Bob A An bmmeu lktmwete.closal during the hour of the funeral in respect for Mr. Wble. Mr. LI]ale had been in the newspaper profeton for the past 60 years, having worked with his father on the Gold- en New Era at the age of 18. In 1925, he came to Lincoln, m. and worked for the Dtily'Stm" as ad compositor. After a year, the Star was purchased by the Courier, and he became adver- tising manager of the Courier and had charge of the Courier boys until he purchased the Times in 1932 from the Ayers estate. TIImte mont]ts later, he purchased the Mount News fron Paul and Rdl Beid- ler. lifelong newspapermen. Thus, the Times News was born. He later purchased the old Jenner Hotel, a 3-story brick structure, converting the lower floor into a newspaper and print. mg plant and making the up- pers (22 rooms) into apartments. One of his greatest hobbies was muac and he ozed a 35 voice men's glee club, wrote and produced many minstrel shows and sang in the church choir for 60 years. He organized the Rotary Club in 1936 and was the first and second president. His Masonic affiliations included Mount Pub Lodge no. 87. A.F. and A.M. Royal Arch Masons. chap- ter 121 and Mount Pulaski Com- mancieD 39. Knights Templar. He  as one of the original trust. ees of the Clarerce E. Toffy lmn Estate created in 1952 which prosqded 265 acres of farmland left to the people of Mot:nt Pulaski township for phil. amh.-op]c purposes. During Mr. Wibie's Trusteeship. the play- ou ,d adjacent to the grade sch, ol aas purchased and made ava:iable for summer recreation. band concerts, other commumty acm-ities, and a skating rink and arnmmg pool were built. He was an honorary member of the l.Jors Club. In'January 1963. he a as named "Man of the Month" by the Lincoln Even- mg Courier and in December of that year. he was chosen "'Man oC.the Year." His most U He tpmdtetded the fonm- tirol of the Momtt  Tvp. Dittriet i, 1945; was om d t oatma " lt pmtklot for 14 He was mcretary of the Chamber of Commerce for several years and a former president. He was member of the United Metho- dim Church and served as church treasurer for semertl years. He was one or the orlain of the bowling alley, being_ mcre- tary-trea.mrer when it wt first established. Mr. Wible was always inter- ested in community celebrations and for many years engineered the Mount Pulaski Fall Festivals and in 1961 when Moil.Pub aski celebrated its, Sfltetmial (1.5' anniversary, he was co- chairman of the event. At this time, he compiled and publish. ed a 160-pase souvenir edition for lm mbscn'ben, set off with a four-color picture of the Abra- ham Lincoln Memorial Court. house Shrine. The grade school P.T.A. be- stowed a life membership upon Mr. Wible. He wrote and di. rected three school minstrel shows, served as business man- ager of the high school Band Boosters Club for several years and had a hand in purchasing instruments, sponsoring trips and securing new band uniforms. HIS chief pride in Mount Pul. aski was the free contrflutions that were made to the com- munity by citizens who loved their community to such an ex- tent that thO' made wonderful contn'butions for the Muldoon I.a'brary (by Lorah Lipp). the Everett Jams Legion Home. the Clarence Tomlmson gift Of 265 acres to the township, the Will Jenner gift of $10.000 to the Tomlmson Recreation Center and the nursm home to be a reality soon. a gift from Hem3 Vondedieth. His philosophy of Life was "Tm for community boosting-- for belping others-l:or coopera- tion in ever3.' possible way that Sll promote our town and com- munit3.. Show me it's good for Mount Pulaski and I'm 100 per cent for it." HIS "Reflection" column with its home-spun philosophy that was flavored with wit and wisdom, was an important ele- ment of his newspaper and prov- ed to be a source of inspi. ration to many of his readers. His life was one dedicated to the service of humanity-no f'mer Little things mean so much tO a woman. Why not surprise your sweet- heart with her favorite flowers on Valentine's Day. Beautiful arrangements -long temmed blooms, or rsages. thing can be mid of any nian. Out of town relatives and frienthwho 8ttemlnd the f _Mr. and Mrs. Don Wible, Tam,. Mr, tad .Mr Wayae wm, Memue, Lou Mr. and Mlt John Teny Wible, Sam Antomo, Texas, Bob Aitdmn, Deetfidd, ill tnd Mr. and  John Parker, tmmln, m. 30 SL JOHN'S LLrFHERAN CHURCH Ray O. Zumstem, Pastor Sunday Church School 9:00 Lm. Worship Service, 10:00 a.m. The sermon will be: "The Pltc of Reward m the Kim of God." Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.. Church Coun- cil Meeting Thursday, 7:30 p.m.. Committee on Christian Education 9:00 p.m Church League Basket- ball. Sunday, February. 7. will be ob served as Scout Sunday. AH scouts of the corqzregation are invited to attend in umform. A cordial mvitaoon to all. COPELAND CHRISTIAN CHURCH Harold Eye. Minister Sunday. Feb. ?. 19"I 9:30 a.m. BIe Study 10:30 a.m. "'An mdepth look at speaking in torttnaeC' 6:00 p.m. Family Fellowship 6:00 p.m. Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting Monday. Feb. 8. 19"1 General board meeting ednelay. Feb. 1O. lq'l 1:30 p.m. Ladies atd meeting at Carolyn Eye's 6:30 p.m. \\;aiennne Banquet for Jr and Sr. hgh .outh at Mt Pulaski Chnsnar Char=,. ST. m AQUINAS CATIIOLIC. CWtmCtl m, 1000 t.m. dumb fd MT. PULASKI (MRIS'IIAN CHURCH Ktm Idlenm Mi mmtt, Atlmla mn. 9:00 t.m. Sua, hml I0:.00 s.m. W  $:00 p.m. Youth C]m& 6:00 p.m. Youth CY}J 7:00 p.m. Goq Ht6 Wed. 6:30 ixm. Bie Bowl 7:00 p.m. Bible Study 8:00  Adult Cho Pntctk taum claneXN ctmnca Altm mmr, mmmm lls . LL mky Smd 130 s.m. Wnl Sm 8:)0 p.m. Yquth Meetlm$.. ZION LLq'HERAN CHURCH Church of Lutheran Hour Rev. Martin Rothe. Phone 792-5965 SL 8:45-11:15 Lm. Conf. 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Comm. Announce. San. 9 Lm. Bible classes & Sun- day School 10 a.m. Worship Communion Set- vice. Tues. 10 a.m. Comm. servic,. Pas- tor's office :30 p.m. aduh choir 7 p.m.S.S, teachers Wed. " p.m.H.S, cheat NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the stockholders of State Bank of Cornland. Comland, Ill- inois, at a regular meeting held January 14. 1971. approved a 0ropoml to amend the charter thebank touio*l sto from ommemt of 3s0 pm valm of to per ma. stafulo aforetaid amendment dmrter of mid bank effective January 25, State Bank of By Mint D. BtymJ!t Vice ent. ilding Attested: t. Th Gtry M. ElSe, _. ding Cashier (2-11) Oln's tin Illinoi _mfltstandi ASSUMED NAME PUI Court TION NOTICE dltvillel Public Notice is h1847 en that on January 29t. Pul 1971. a certificate wta lJsimir 1 the Office of the Count'] arant'/Ya farr of Logan County, lk an sons owning, conduc resul transacting the business court as Bob & Jim's Rel.. 700 vice. located at Rte. 1 a cc Pulaski. Illinois. 300. d The , Dated this 29th day O " int uary. A.D. 1971. Weldon B. Frantz Ounty Logan County Clerk. Wed t, a friend of the people... -- __ , - , , ,-' The " " . tm'n of' w=" - ' "" -_. torati H.HOUIt SERVICI i - moved - - " -btl, ' -''ing it k o la an, nt dc rance. On rel kond s fou tith the d in tl r the !e as hilt. In rec No nonsense about it, no empty promises  we're a friend to every person who saves here, and we prove it in a clear, practical way. How do we prove it? By liberal interest rates paid on savings. By interestpal d from day of deposit. We'd like.Jo be your friend.., open a money- earning Savings Account here, soon. immt j, H0,0m the [ IYl tic rly a ade the John It3ciate final t" the fir n. a ,p oln s One c ottlevs al00o s ga tncoln j coln 1 other, i! Durir bar te ng fr on , lat, s thn Ompa: ;es. Farmers Bank