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PAGE EiGlrr THE MOUNT PULASKI TIMES- NEWS, MOUNT PULASki- IT V-TNOIS DAT, IBUAY 15,  i ! FIRST MID-YEAR GRADUATE AT MPTHS For the first time since the school was established in 1912-13 the Mount Pulaski Township high school has conferred a --CHURCHES-- St. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Rev. Ray O. Zumstein, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 A M. Divine Worship 10:30 A. M. Mid-week Lenten services Wed- diploma in mid.year on a stu- dent who has earned the diploma through regular school courses. Elbert Wayne Beghtol entered l the local high school September l 1, 1950 after attending high school first at Industry, Illinois / and later at the Lamar Senior/ high school, Huston, Texas. By January 19 of this year he had sufficient credits to graduate, and requested the privilege of gradu- ation at once in order W.qualify for the United States Air Force, which he will enter at an early date. On Tuesday, Jan. 30, Wayne received his diploma in a brief but impressive ceremony held in the high school auditorium, be- fore all the teachers and stu- dents. The diploma was present- ed by the principal in "the first mid-year commencement-" Michael Lynn Smith, nephew of Mrs. Grace Buckles, has also qualified for the diploma but a little too late for the presentation made January 30. Michael leaves soon with his national guard unit and is using his basic mili- tary training to secure the need- ed credit. Hence two boys really "graduated" in mid-year. FORMER ANNA LIPP DIED JANUARY 7 AT HER IOWA HOME A copy of the Rockwell City Advocate, Rockwell City, Iowa, Jan. 11, 1951, was brought to the Times-News office the first of the week. An article in the paper told of the death of a former Mount Pulaskian, Mrs. A. C. Nor- ton, the former Miss Anna Lipp. The Advocate says: "Mrs. Anna M. Norton, wife of Dr. A. C. Norton of Rockwell City, Iowa, died suddenly in her home at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, 1951, following a severe heart attack. She apparently had been enjoy- ing the best of health, but was stricken about 5 p.m. She was aged over 75 years. "Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the First Presbyterian church. with a former pastor, Rev. Ar- thur Iortenson of Fort Dodge, Iowa, officiating. Burial, in charge of the Morton funeral home, was in Rosehill cemetery. "Anna M. Lipp was born May 13, 1875, in Lincoln, Ill., a dau- ghter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lipp. When a small girl she moved ents. Her father was in tailor- ents. He father was in the tailor- ing business for many years. She graduated from the Mount Pu- laski high school and on July 20, 1898, she married Dr. A. C. Nor- ton, of Rockwell City, Iowa. They Immediately went to housekeep- ing in Rockwell City. "Mr Norton was active in church, fraternal and social affairs for nearly 53 years. She was a member of the First Pres- byterian church, Order of Eastern Star, and the PEO Sisterhood. She was a past president of the Sis- terhood, and a past worthy ma- ron of the Eastern Star. "Dr. and Mrs. Norton celebrat- ed their golden wedding anni- versary in 1948 with an open house at their home. "Mrs. Norton is survived by her husband; two sons, Merrell E. of Lake Geneva, Wise., and Ken- neth A., of Washington, D. C.: and one brother, Henry Lipp, of Wichita, Kas." nesdays at 7:30 p.m. Lenten theme, "Personalities of the Pas- sion." A cordial invitation to all. THE METHODIST CHURCH Rev. F. E. Neumeyer, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 A.M. I Worship Service 10:35 A. M. Since the sanctuary and Sun- day School room will not be ready for use until Sunday, Feb. 25, all meetings will be held in the basement of the church. The adult class will again meet at the parsonage. . . . I You are cordially inviteo to our services. St. THOMAS AOUINAS CHURCH Rev. Edward M. Krewer, Pastor ] Mass. 8 a.m. Sunday. Feb. 18. Special Lenten services at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday during the Lenten season, ZION EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH Rev. Albert G. Hoffman, Pastor Sunday School and Bible Class .................... 9:30 A. M. Worship service 10:30 a.m. Lenten service at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday of each week during Lent. You are welcome at our serv- ices. James McNeil Whistler and a friend, strolling through a Lon- don suburb, met a small boy. Whistler asked him his age. "Seven," the boy replied. "Oh, you must be more than seven," said Whistler doubting- ly. "Seven," insisted the boy, rath- er pleased at being taken for older. Turning to his friend, Whistler said, "Do you think it possible have as that in sev. TIlE CHRISTIAN CHURCH Robert Wilkes, Minister Bible School 9:30 a.m. Worship service 10:35 a.m. Junior Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p.m. Evening service 7:30 o'clock. Mid-week Prayer and Bible Study at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 100 per cent by Easter. Make a call for Christ. Pictures and News are Always appreciated. VETERANS July 25 is final date to enter training or school undeJ G. I. Bill. Learn a good paying profession before it too late. ENROLL NOW. Write to or visit school fol details as to subsistence, etc. CENTRAL ILLINOIS BARBER INSTITUTE 140 S. MAIN, DECATUR, ILLINOIS GAKAGE of daily life. From its early days the Illinois Central has concerned itself with the well-being of Mid-America's farms, fac- tories, mines, forests and people-- ... The Illinois Central opened the first shaft coal mine in Illinois, helped make coal the power around which industrial Mid-America has grown. ... The Illinois Central carried the first refrigerated ..... rail-shipment of perishable fruit, helped launch a new agricultural development that puts fresh fruits on every i table the year 'round. Toda the Illinois Central helps farmers grow better '>-. - > " " Y - " ks " crops and raise finer livestock. And eacn year it see  sites for new industries to help swell community payrolls.  F, in Mid-America started the Illinois .Centred on . its way a century ago. That faith has contmuea, un- quenched. Today we believe that Mid-America is the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD Illinois Central shall continue to earn, by useful work and constant helpfulness, the honor of being "good neighbor" to all Mid-America. Mid-America for 1OO Years " as nation's new frontier of opportunity . . . for the indi- vidual, for industry and for commerce. bors' products to market and bringing back the needs With this future before us, we are determined that the