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Mount Pulask:L IlL, THURSDAY, i:IEBRUARY 9, 1961 'Chain' Letters Available Times-News has been quite a number have called at the Times- for those free "chain-letters" will help advertise the Sil- Folks who wish to help and inform their frieds communities can help by getting some of letters and mailing them they write, or it will be a excuse for writing someone Should have written long ago. The letters which are free to wishing to mail them an invitation to all form- er residents as well as present to become Charter of the Sil-Tennial Cele- Their names will be in- in the Mount Pulaski Sil-Tennial Edition goes in the mails July 13th, together with whatever other in- deemed pertinent. in the letter, also, are of the many interesting in the life of Mount Pul- as well as outstanding cele- who called Mount Pulaski hometown, all of which will forth in the big Sil- Edition, complete not with stories, but pictus no charge is being made these letters, drop in at the Office and pick up need. Some folks are send- or three to their friends asking them to mail the ex- to others who might be in. HELD FOR A. KEY, 78 Arthur Key, 78, former i-known resident of the Elk- and Cornland communities, in the Masonic Home near Ill., Thursday, Feb. 2, at 9:15 a.m. from pneu- i He had resided at the since 1955. was born 3an. 24, 1883 Ky., a son of IL and Mary Ellen Cowgur -to Logan county he Lucy Todd on April 8, They lived in the Elkhart Comland communities for before going to the Home. Mr. Key was a Lber of the Elkhart Masonic and the Cornland Christ- Church. is survived by his wife, who at the Masonic Home; four Marshall E., of Elkhart; E., of Cornland; Carl E., of and Hosea, of Berwyn; daughters, Mrs. Ruby Hirsh, Mich.; Mrs. Thelma of Joilet; and Mrs. Ellen of Minneapolis, Minn; grandchildren and one great- The body arrived at the Schahl Home in Mount Pulaski noon. Frday evening the Masonic Lodge conducted rites at the funeral home. Funeral services were held at Saturday, Feb. 4 at the funeral home, conducted r the Rev. John Horton, pastor Christian Church. "When They Ring Golden Bells" and "In The were sung by Mrs. Dean of Mt. Pulaski. The or- accompanist was Mrs. Paul of Mt. Pulaski. Burial was made in tim Rose- Cemetery east of Springfield. were: Carl Criland, Ford, Raymond Willbank, Drake, Everett Cravens, Nelms. Part of the familiarsay - :"It's a wise frat man who his own clothes." FOR umnl. PHONE 2.5418 WEATHER Thursday, Feb. 2--The Ground Hog had quite day. No sun, no shadow, not too many more bad days??? High, cold wind with a 10 degree temperature which re- mained within 4 degrees of that i point all day. Snow began falling shortly after noon and developed into a blizzard by night. The storm raged into the night and dumped about 8 inches of white stuff in this area. Friday morning dawned with a light snow still falling. Tem- perature was around the 8 de- gree mark and rose very little i during the day. Wind had settled: down, but had drifted the heavy snow to some deep depths. Began snowing again about 11 a.m. but ATTENDED SEED CORN DEALERS MEETING Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sharer of Mt. Pulaski vicinity; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Rentschler and Mr. and Mrs. William Miller, Chest- nut, attended the Illinois Associ- ates Funk G-Hybrid Seed Corn Dealer's meeting Feb. 1 and 2 at the Hotel Pero Marquette, Peoria. It represented Goldan, Swanson, Shissler, McKeighan, Sommer, Smith, Akin, Garwood, and Thorp Seed Company, the latter in Clin- to.n Mr. and Mrs. Rentschler serv- ed on an aociate's panel. The moderator was Gene Shissler of Elmwood. AUSTIN NEWS By Hattie Kerwood soon.ceased. . .... I Mrs. George Heft and'Mrs. Wm. raturday got ot to a ra}ner ]Heft were Lincoln visitors Wed- su prising star tne temperature ....  ..... ..... " .....  nesuay anc tnuraav at rtemn nail neen prefllctea to orop to o ...... " . ............. I rlmserman's anc1 :irs. lossm [o u aurlng ne nlgm, .nut me[ neft's. Helen moved into her new mermometer sno eo a rise anu [house first of last week stood at about 17. Was cloudy.! , ' " Some light snow about 9 a.m. fol- . World's Service Sunday morn- lowed by sunshine. Temperature began an upward climb and reached about 30. Sunday found the thermometer shaking with a 7 degrees. But, the day warmed some and was quite comfortable for this time of year. Monday had a 20 degrees and was cloudy. Some snow flurries about 9:45 a.m. Then sun came :out for a short time. Cloudy re- mainder of the day. High temper- ature was about 28 degrees. Tuesday, Feb. 7, while not too warm a day was sunny. It began with a high wind from the south, which continued thruout the day. The temperature did not move to a very high reading. Early tem- perature was near 20 above. Wednesday's weather was noth- ing like had been predicted. We were supposed to get about four inches of snow, but none came. The temperture soared to near the 40 degree mark. The sun melted a lot of the past snows and walks and streets were very sloppy. Thursday, this morning, the temperature was 20 degrees. Sun out and another warm day dawn- ed. The remaining snow will soon be gone. Ragweed: A plant that grows during the hay fever aneezin'. BANG00 Small daims or Mg ones... FARMERS AUTO settles fastl Paul R. Moore INSURANCE Phone SW 2-5215 MT. PULASKI, ILL, Fire and Casualty Insurance II I mg tim WSWS women had charge of the service. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Rau of Decatur were present. The WSWS meets Thurs- dab" with Mrs. Virginia Alsup. Walter Zelhart has purchased the Ulrich (former Hoover place) farm and is moving there from the Anthony Stoutenborough farm. The house was remodeled by "our" carpemers (Raus, Gallo- way, Clark). Ross Wickoff leased the vacated farm. Mrs. V. G. Hetzler of Sulphur, Okla., is quite thrilled over win- ning $50.00 in a contest on their radio station WKY for a New Year's Resolution. Her's was:- "That no day will close with any anger of mine, nor end with any i grudge and that I may have the needed grace to be humble; to ask forgiveness." A cold strong NE wind Wed- nesday night and Thursday, be- gan snowing at 1:30 p.m. A six inch snow to greet us Friday a. m. Wind ceased in night - no big drifts here. Schools open. Fog in night froze-on, then more Sat- urday night -- "Winter wonder- land" Sunday A.M. Half inch of frost on everything. At close look each frost crystal like a tiny fringed leaf or feather. Had all fallen off when church out. Like a snow on ground. East wind Tuesday, cloudy, no snow yet. Word received Henry Stolz is recovering from a severe heart attack. The worst one he has had. They reside in Muncie, Ind. Have fun "sonny boy" tele- phones were made to use. Better cut out the fibs! GRADE TEAMS WIN TWO GAMES The Mount Pulaski grade teams won a doubleheader last night on their own court, defeating the Emden lightweights as well as the heavies. The lightweight game to 21 victory with Wilham ing 9, Dannenberger 8, and man 6. In the heaTweight which the locals won heart scoring was done by with 14 points; ,V. 13, and Van Hook with 11. Nose: That part of the body that snubs, shines, and sneezes. Latin America: Where dents often expire before terms do. Hack Writer: A man thinks that all is trite with world. INSURANCE Of Every Description Ben W. Ely Insurance Agency Florence Lachenmyer, Agent PHONE SW2-5113 MOUNT PULASKL ILL, SEE FRED HOLMES FOR YOUR TRENCH WORK i L in Making . Sewer Connections DIAL SW 2-5617 MOUNT PULASKI l. o (Motor Trend CM{ OF THE YEAR Award goes to Tempest!) The editors of this top-flight magazine voted solidly for Pontiac's new- comer--the Tempest. Here's what they said: "We studied 28 American cars. The Tempest flexible drive-shaft is the most sensible, dependable power train we've seen!" "Equalizing the weight on the front and rear wheels gives the Tempest great traction end ride." "The Tempest 4-cylinder engine should do wonders for gas economy." Take it from these car experts. See your Pontiac dealer. PONTIAC TgMPEST IS SOLD AND SERVICED BY YOUR LOCAL AUORIZEI) PONTIAC DEALER W. L. AUGHENBAUGH KENNEY. ILLINOIS on } th  th