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5 Wedding--- (Continued from page 1) For her daughter's wedding, Mrs, Bader w-ore a dress of dark aqua crepe. Mrs. Froehlich wore light aqua. Both had corsages of deep dark red roses. A buffet supper was served at the Bader home for the bridal and immediate families, g the ceremony. Two hundred relatives and friends at: the reception at Gano i Saturday evening. Guests at the wedding and re- ception were from Chicago, At- lanta, Peoria, Mount Pulaski Illiopolis, Gridley and Lexing- and also Ligonier, Indiana. After a wedding trip to New Or leans and other points of inter- est in the southern states, the couple will be at home in the Harry Van Hook apartments, on South Washington street, Mount Pulaski. The bride graduated from the Fenger high school in Chicago with the Class of '49. She is also a graduate of McCormick College, and attended the 'Chicago Art Institute four years during her high school years. The groom attended schools in Lexington and Blue Mound be- fore entering the Navy in 1941. He entered Annapolis Naval A- cademy in 1942, and graduated in 1945. He is a member of the Naval Reserves. For the last two years he has been engaged in the farm equipment businesss with his father in Mount Pulaski. Those attending the wedding from Mount Pulaski were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Froehlich and son David, Mr. and Mrs. Van Froehlich, Edward Stahl ind Harold Schaffenacker. DISTRIBUTING HOME SAFETY POSTERS IN CITY Members of the Mount Pulas- ki chapter of the FHA are this week distributing ten home-safe- ty posters in the city. These posters call attention to the great hazard to safe living of accidental falls around the house. are prepared by the Illinois and Home Safety Commit- and put out all over the state an effort to reduce the deaths and injuries to farm and town families. 'l'he FHA girls called on busi- nessmen, homemakers and oth- in Mount Pulaski to co-oper- with them in getting these stfety posters up where people can see them," says the chapter adviser, Miss Wilson. WORDS OF APPRECIATION We take this means of express- our sincere thanks to all our : 'friends who so kindly remember- eel us with lovely gifts, flowers, and cards, on the occasion of our 50th wedding.anniversary. We deeply appreciate your thought- fulness. Mr. and Mrs. George Keller, Chestnut, Illinois. COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES AT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS Commencement exercises for 1,700 mid-year graduates from University of Illinois, were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in ceremonies at the George Huff gymnasium, Champaing-Urbana. The ceremonies were broad- cast over Tadio station WILL. Among the candidates to re- oCeiving degrees from this area Were: Mount Pulaski: Richard Hat- field, B. S. from College of Engi- neering; Michael $. Tierney, B.S. from College of Education. Latham: Ernest O, Moore, Jr., B,S. from College of Fine and Applied Arts. : Beason: George D. Hasenmyer, from College of Agriculture; John C. Sparks, B.S. from College of Agriculture. One of the four graduates from Lincoln is a former resident of Mount Pulaski, Nancy A. Mc Cullough, B.S. from the College Library School. :: FAchard A. Griffith, M.S. from Graduate College, is from War- zensburg. A man who bocmts he runs things around the house is refer- ring usually to the lawn mower, the wldnq machine and er. . RICHARD G. HATFIELD TO MARRY MARCH 10 The engagement of Miss Katherine Ione Teach of Spring- field, to Richard G. Hatfield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hatfield, of Mount Pulaski, is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Teach, 643 West Vine street, in Springfield. The wedding cere- mony will take place Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m., in the Doug- las Avenue Methodist church, at Springfield. Miss Teach, a graduate of the University of Illinois, is employ- ed by the firm of Douglas & Wil- son, Attorneys. She is a mem- ber of the American Association of University of Women. Mr. Hatfield, on Sunday, Feb. 11, received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering, from the University of Illinois, and has ac- cepted a position with the In- ternational Business Machine Corp., in Chicago. JAMES MONTGOMERY INJURED TUESDAY James Montgomery, So. Wash- ington street, employed in the Peabody .Coal mine No. 29, in Springfield, sustained a broken right ankle Tuesday while down in the mine. He was taken to a doctor, an X-ray examination made, and his foot was put in a cast. At the time of his injury he could not be admitted to either of the Springfield hospitals as i they had no room. He was: brought home to wait for a hos-i pital call. i woR00s--07 AP-W00R-dATION On the occasion of my birth- day anniversary, on Wednesday, i Feb. 7, many friends and rela- tives remembered me with love- ly cards, letters, flowers and gifts. I sincerely appreciate their thoughtfulness, and want to ex- press my thanks to all, as well as the city mail carrier. Mrs. Anna Holmes. PAUL WESSBECHER AWARDED PILLSBURY TROPHY GILBERT R. GARD, 39, FORMER RESIDENT, KILLED IN FLORIDA Gilbert R. Gard, 39, a native of Mount Pulaski and formerly of Decatur, was instantly killed early Thursday morning, Feb. 8, 1951, when two trucks crashed on a highway near Williston Fla., according to word received! by the Decatur police depart-i ment. An address found on the body was traced by police to a brother, Frank Gard, rural route 6, Decat- ur. Relatives stated that Mr. Gard lived in Decatur until entering the army in World War II. He had resided in the South for sev- eral years. His last address was in Bainbridge, Ga. The driver of the truck in which Mr. Gard was a passenger was critically injured and taken to a hospital. Williston officials had few de- tails of the accident, but said the truck was loaded with fruit and vegetables headed for a market. Mr. Gard was born Nov. 25, 1911, in Mount Pulaski, Ill., a son of Samuel M. and Alice Gard. He never married. The Gard fam- ily resided in Mount Pulaski for several years and the children attended the local schools. They then located in Decatur. Decedent is survived by three brothers, Tom, Beloit, Wis., Ted and Frank, of Decatur, and three sisters, Mrs. Larraine Grant and Mrs. Alic Haney, Tablequah, Okla., and Mrs. Flossie Kaylor, Osseo, Michigan. The body was brought to the J. J. Moran & Sons funeral home in Decatur, where funeral serv- ices were held at 2:30 p.m. Thurs day, Feb. 15. Burial was in the Memorial Park cemetery. . Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Greer of Elkhart, are the parents of a son born Thursday, Feb. 8, in St. John's hospital, Springfield. Paul Wessbecher, well known ............ farmer, living five miles east of .r, anarn o?gaenaue ', Mount Pulaski, received one of]  .... -'- Feb 10 in the two trophies for excellence in!rn,aaUralacon'count, J hos- wheat growing, at a Farm and l'', e"" _w have tw dau Home Week meeting at the Uni- J plrak in y no versity of Illinois last week. He l ghters had entered a contest sponsored I ........ =e - ........... 1" Inc ]--JFlenTy oz .,.tms.,-A- v... oy ne rz/isDury al is, . Times News. For Your " INSURANCE NEEDS -See- HARRY O. ELLIOTT Phone 17 or 148M Mount Pulaski i i i t, , t LAST CALL FOR DAN RIVER SHEETS, 81x99 ............ $2.98 DAN RIVER SHEETS, 81x108 .............. $3.49 BY GOSSARD Two.Way Stretch NYLON GIRDLES ................................ $1.98 BRASSIERES .................................. $ .98 GLOVES ........ $.98 SKIRTS .......... $2.98 6 Long Sleeved PRINT DRESSES ........................ each $1.98 6 RAINCOATS .......................... each $3.98" ii SPECIAL FOR SATURDAY I[ [ I I I I GRACE CURTIS HOSPITAL NEWS Mrs. Walter Fisher of this com- munity, was admitted to the St. Clara's hospital on Tuesday, as a medical patient. John W. Reinders suffered an- other light stroke last Thursday and was removed to the Deacon- ess hospital in the Schahl ambu- lance. Danny, son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Arnold, was a medical patient part of last week in the St. Clara's hospital in Lincoln. Mrs. Alva Haynes of Cornland was removed to the Deaconess hospital, in Lincoln, last Satur- day for medical care. William Turner, aged Latham resident, fell in his yard Friday, walked back to the house, and a physician was summoned. It was first thought that a hip had been broken as he was suffering con- siderable pain. He was removed to the Decatur and Macon coun- ty hospital where X-ray exami- nation revealed that the hip was not broken. He was badly bruised and after the examination re- turned home in the Schahl am- bulance. Miss Vera Mercier was taken tO !BERNICE GIMBLE WEDS DECATUR Mr. and Mrs. Edward living on U. S. Route 54, Mount Pulaski and Lake announce the marriage of daughter, Bernice to Wayne ford of Decatur, son of Mr. Mrs. Ferd Blanford of The single ring ceremony performed by Rev. Albert G. mann, pastor of the Zion eran church, on Friday, 1951, in the parsonage. ants were Mr. and Mrs. Beggs Jr., brother-in-law sister of the bride. The bride wore a navy suit, i with pink accessories a corsage of pink carnations sister also wore a navy blue with navy accessories, and a sage :of white carnations. The groom is employed Signal Depot in Decatur. March 1st the couple will on a farm west of WIIJ.A MAE CENTERS I DAR AWARD Willa Mae Centers of has been chosen by faculty at Warrensburg-La high school, for the DAR Citizenship Award. Willa the Decatur and Macon county hospital last Friday night where has been active in Future she underwent an emergency makers of America, editor appendix operation, school paper, class officer, . . . leader and participated in mrs. Julia Sehahl, who waS matics and girl's athletic g: a surgical patient a few weeks[ ago in the Mennonite hospital., in [PANCAKE SUPPER TO Bloomington, and then VlSted ] BE. SERVED IN CHESTNUT with her daughter, Mrs. George}- Ther e will be a Pil Geilow, was able to return home]cak e Su r in the Ppe Saturday. [ church in Chestnut I March 7. Buy U. S. 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