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Fund Unde.r00v. ay In Commun,00/ sday, Feb. 14, was the feast of St. Valentine, and if we romanticists we can find a : source in Elizabethan where gallant gentle- chose Feb. 14th, as the day birds traditionally began their to send sweets and bau- to their favorite ladies. Or, we are historic bent, we can evidence through the ages this day has been set aside remembrance of two kind- martyrs, both named St. But the spirit and meaning of day is more important now, origin. It was a day to to the "affairs of the and celebrate by giving h'om the heart_'" now a new meaning. It become the mid-point of the annual Heart Fund Drive, which ',rk. es Possible the year-round aght against the heart diseases. V. o, With remembrance of St. 0 .etine's sentiments, the giving  let's all give to the Heart unu and help protect the hearts of those we love. You Will find plastic Hearts of the business place city, where you can drop extra change, and when you receive the envelopes, which are icum tly in the make it a mail, nt to use the return envelope or Your contribution right away In,the mail. If it is more conven- 'oYOU .may leave your contri- j_L " wml the local treasurer, uan D. Biesemeier, at the First 'ational Bank. AVlunteers who helped the co- c aalrmen, Mrs. A. J. Lyons and a._ C. E. Hildreth, address and u the envelopes, were Mrs. mer Sehaffenacker, Mrs. Frank age, Mrs. George A. Voile, --C. M. Merriman, Ms. Orville 'un, and Miss Marie Saran. . Give to this worthy cause," The reart Fund',! . Lincoln Tea Is h00:n00yed At oman's Club clTh. e Mount Pulaski Woman's plUb met on Friday afternoon, u. 10, in the club room at the Uldoon Memorial building. du-ss Norma Sehahl of the Dept. ot International Relations, pre- sented an interesting program, ch started off with the child- (grades i to 4) of the Zion eran parochial school singing Flag", followed by readings ashington by Sandra Stoll, Beccue, Fred Maxheimer, LeSlie Braun and Linda Tendick. 1 The combined' chorus (grades .m 4) then sang a song about uraham Lincoln, written by Mrs. unert Stoll, followed with read- on Lincoln by Linda Stoll, ard Remmert, Gretchen Stahl and Norman Maxheimer. p'_'Phe Battle Hymn of the Re- Ublic', was sung by grades 1 to ad 7 to 8. - - ! . Much credit must go to their instructor Mrs. Harold Tendick, r., for they showed much en- pt.asm and were eager to and they did just that. were beautiful and well- ered children, and a credit their families and church. _Mrs. Carl Sta..hl played the of- ow the colorful slides . mat new addition to the United eer, with two nieces, (Continued on page 11) NUM_nR : MOUNT POISKL ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. L'BRUARY 16. 1961 F FRA] PASSMORE, SR.[ | t m = __ DIED SATURDAY; I ov. I00erner 00..omtng Frank D. Passmore, Sr., North I _ Marion St., Mount Pulaski, Ill., I  l / -  " ,in ill health for a long perioa orl   m_ m ---- time' died at 5:15p'm'Satu day'ltlllltlrc/llvll qill1'll II t ,00entn00,_ Feb. 11, 1961 at the age o l-- years, 6 months and 8 days. He[ had been removed to the De- -- catur-Macon county hospital, DeiB. STEINHAUERS TO WILL CROWN SIL.TENNIAL catur, Friday, Feb. 10, in the Schahl ambulance. Decedent was born June 3, 1894 in Flora, Ill., son of Charles T. and Fannie Dial Passmore. He came to Mount Pulaski with his parents over 40. years ago, his father being employed at the time as a tinsmith in the hard- ware store of C. F. Schafer & Co. In Springfield on June 12, 1918, he married Anita Spitler of Mount Pulaski. For some time Mr. Pass- more was employed in the un- dertaking business, and later operated an upholstering busi- ness. During World War I he serv- ed in the U. S. Army and was a member of the local American Le- gion Post. During the Fall Festival held in September 7 years ago, Mr. Passmore was very active in the erection and promotion of the Vierchant's block-long tent on the south side of the square, and suddenly suffered a stroke. He! lad been an invalid since that time, spending all those years at lome. Mr. Passmore is survived by his wife; one son, Frank Jr., and a daughter Mrs. Irvin Rowland both of Mt Pulaski; two brothers Jack Passmore, of Coffeyville, Kans., and Raymond Passmore i of Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Clemmons of Biloxi, Miss. and Mrs. Mabel Bowen of Flora, Ill.; and, three grandchildren. The body was removed from the lmspital to the Schahl Funer- al Home, Mount Pulaski, where funeral services were held Tues- day, Feb. 14, at 2 pzn., conduct- ed by the Rev. John Muir, pastor of the Methodist Church. One hymn, 'e Lord's Prayer," was sung by Mrs. Muir, with Mrs. Francis Myrick at the organ. Interment was made in the Mt. Pulaski Cemetery, the American Legion holding military rites at the grave. Pallbearers were: Elmer, George and Henry Meister, Dr. C. M. Merriman, Walter Sams and Ellis Howell. Cancellation Stamp On Outgoing Mail The post office is now using a special cancellation stamp on all outgoing mail which will spread the word over .the entire country about the Sil-Tennial Cel- ebration. The wording on the cancella- tion reads: "125th Anniversary Celebration, July 22-29, 1961." The post office department refused to permit the use of the coined phrase, "Sil-Tennial," so that had to be eliminated. The cancellation stamp was furnished by the Chamber of Commerce. NEW SWIMMING CLASSES TO START Adult swimming classes will start Monday, March 6. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Women's Be- ginners 7:30 to 8:30 p.m, Mixed Inter- mediates. Tuesday: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Men's Beginners 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Swimmers Class. Fridays: 2 - 3 p.m. Women's Beginners. There will be 12 lessons in each class. The charge for the lessons is $6.00, payable at the first lesson. To register please call Bill Wheeler, SW 2-5610 or SW 2-5761. CELEBRATE THEIR 25th ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Burnell P. Stein- hauer will observe their 25th wedding anniversary on Wednes- day, Feb. 15. The Couple was married at the bride's home near Mt. Pulaski, Ill., Feb. 15, 1936. Mrs. Steinhauer is the former Fern Halstead of Mt. Pulaski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, P. E. Halstead of Lincoln, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Steinhauer have two daughters, Mrs. Betty Cobb, La- Grande, Ore., and Bonnie, Gales- burg. They also have one grand- daughter Laura Cobb. Mr. and Mrs. Steinhauer began their married life On a farm near Mt. Pulaski. They have lived on their present grain and dairy farm near Easton, for the past 14 years. Open house will be held in their honor, Sunday, Feb. 19, dur- ing the hours 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The couple would ap- preciate their neighbors and rel- atives calling at their home 4 miles northwest of Easton during these hours. In the event of inclement weather, open house will be held in the basement of the Easton Methodist Church. Fun Night At P.TA TUESDAY Night, Feb. 21 The Mount Pulaski Consolidat- ed Grade School PTA will meet Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the grade school gym. Please note change of date. AlterS[he regular business meet- ing, there will be a "Stop and Swap". Members are urged to bring along White Elephants that they want to get rid of from home, to swap for something eith- er more or less usful. If everyone participates, the game will be more fun. There will also be a "Stop and Swap" for the children LEAD GRAND MARCH FOR ......... ............. == ..... .::- Presidential Car .... SIL.TENNIAL LETTERS To Transport  BEING SENT OUT KLL. Governor To City OVER THE COUNTRY . Governor Otto Kemer is .... -::--:::: ..... ---::::----: .... "-'----:--- an honqred guest at There has been considerable aski's Sil-Tennial demand for the Sil-Tennial Let- coming on the opening day, term that the Times.News has urday, July 22, according Representative Herman mann, who made been talking about the past three weeks. Many folks have come in- to the office and asked for as many as a dozen to mail out to their relatives and friends, most of whom are former residents. One lady wrote from New Foundland and asked that we mail her 10 copies of the letter as she wanted to send them to folks she was sure would be in- terested in Mount Pulaski's 125th anniversary celebration. We have been receiving .several letters each day from folks who have received one of them, and they are very much excited about not only the celebration, but the Mount Pulaski lore that they are looking forward to reading about in the Times-News' big Sil-Ten- nial Edition on July 13th. These form letters are avail- able at the Times-News free of charge. You can help promote the Sil-Tennial Celebration by pick- ing up some of these letters and mailing them to former residents. It will give them an opportunity of participating in the 125th an- niversary as well as secure a bound copy of the big souvenir edition. MRS. F. PASSMORE'S FATHER DIED IN ENGLAND, SATURDAY A cablegram from Cambridge, England, yesterday, informed Mrs. Frank Passmore, Jr., of the sudden passing of her father, Harry Reynolds, 67. He was a builder and contractor. . The Governor will come city in a limousene .served three of our Presidents Roosevelt, :Eisenhower have all used car in their inaugural The big Cadillac which owned by Jack Tallman, Dealer in Decatur, is with telephone, short-wave and bumper steps on ret Service Men have guard our Presidents. Preceding Governor, the Queen of Tennial Celebration will en from five finalists be .selected in a program at the high school in June, Queen will be crowned by . ernor Kemer following and her majesty and and Ladies, will reign week's celebration. The Queen, following nation will lead the with Governor Kerner cort. Participating in the march will be the which.will be made up young ladies entered in tivi{y. The Sil-Tennial their escorts (Brothe. ! Brush}, the Mayor, ana,, of the Sil-Tennial will included in the grand Western Style Square will then be enjoyed for the of the evening. As final planS various events they will Jbli Anyone interested ann for the various get them from Mrs. present. There will be other games for It was a rather unusual co- Schaffenacker, secretarY, al incidence in that her husband's ing their approval by looms 3A and 3B will be in father, Frank Passmore, Sr., had mittees and to.chairmen, : charge of the refreshments. Room died on the same day. Gayland Green and H. L representatives will be Mrs. Jack Mr. Reynolds is also survived Details as far as Gasaway, Mrs. Richard Talmage, by his widow, and two sons, being worked out by the Mrs. Jack Rothwell and Mrs. Harry and Jack, all of Cambridge, committees, and meetings Leigh Broughton. and five grandchildren, be held just for the.e. roups to work-out their JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB STYLE gar p-art in the week's acfl : SHOW THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Republican Event Will Be Held Af Grade School Gym The Junior Woman's Club Style Show will be held Thurs- day, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. at the grade school gym. Spring styles will be presented by Linn & Seruggs of Decatur. The music will be furnished by Mrs. Ray O. Zumstein and flow- ers will be the compliments of Carl Hembrieker Florist of Lin- coln. A door prize, a West Bend Automatic Percolator, donated by Stahl Bros. Hardware store, will be given. The proceeds from this style show will be used for teachers and nurses scholarships. The committees are as follows: General Chairman, Mrs. Ed Stahl; Models, Mrs. Melvin Singley; Stage, Mrs. Harold Mullins, Mrs. Dean Horn; Tickets, Mrs. Thomas Gupton, Jr., Mrs. Richard Mueller; Programs, Mrs. Richard Froschau- er, Mrs. William Wheeler;  Pub- licity, Mrs. Jack Seroggin, Mrs. Harold Tendick, Jr.; Music, Mrs. James Tendick, Mrs. Ed Hickey, Jr. The models, local people, are are follows: Mesdames Robert Cline, Claus Tanner, Robert Stein- fort, Harold Haynes, Darrell Neal, Dean Schultz, Harry Lucas, Miss Norma Stoll and Mrs. Frank Pease of Latham. The high school girls, who are modeling are: Marion Dierker, Susan Connolley and Lorene Ten- ick. The children's models, are: ark Brown, Lynette Pharis, Kent Letterle, Karen Horn, Gayle Jack- son, Gloria Waddell, Connie Mar- tin, Diana Wilham and Marsha Clevelanff. The Republicans of lasld township at th held Saturday candidateS to them at the April 4th For Supervisor: TheM. er, Sr. For Assessor: Char!es worth, Sr. For Auditors: Ray John W. Martin and DEPARTMENT TZRE ISDAT ANSWERED CALL The fire department mn to the William Prattler on North Washington SL, at: a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. Insulation in the : caught fire. Besides age there was :o the ceiling and :ound the fireplace.