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WE A T H E R LeHer Box Last Friday was a very gloomy with the high temperature of about 34 degrees. Quite lot of the snow disappeared. Saturday's low temperature was :. Heavy fog froze on every- " making a beautiful pic- Cloudy until 11:30 a.m. the sun came out, but did get to stay for very long. to 40 degrees. Sunday was much the same of day as Saturday. Was a day for taking a trip in the and many folks were out on highways. This day got our off to a sprig-like start. for the temperature was 40. early but cloudy most of Monday was another cloudy day still better than some of the past zero and below days. High mercury was 44 degrees; wind as quite strong. Tuesday dawned with a 30 de- ree temperature and the sun coming out to make a beautiful day. No wind. The temperature hit a new high of 52 degrees , The nice weather continues and this Wednesday began with a degree temperature another day was born. It now ? dc  .Which dropped the temperature into the mid-twenties by ThurS- uay morning. Partly cloudy and not much of a warming trend. P.O. Box 691, Stephenville Newfoundland, Canada Feb. 9, 1961 Dear Mr. Wible: Enclosed please find check for the renewal of the subscription to my paper. Am interested in the form let- I ters to be mailed to former Mount Pulaskians. Could I have about 10 copies of the letter concerning the Sil- Tennial Celebration? I want to nail them to other members of family. The paper comes through in good shape. It takes about one week. Norma Snyder Copper {Mrs. Ross G. Copper, Sr.) February 8, 1961 Mr. H. J. Wible, Publisher Mount Pulaski Times-News Mount Pulaski, Illinois Dear Mr. Wible: Recently I received a letter from Reverend Harry M. Blout, former pastor of the Methodist Church in Mount Pulaski. Reverend Blout commented "Yes, I will .be 90 years old next March 5th, 1961. I that most of the frost is keep up so strong and active of the ground as water holes :that no one suspects my age . " o  . gone and the city alleys are ie]'asIkha:draanf[lefodSkmpM - deep in mud. Spring is] ............. ' aeen in mud The temrra Itucn wu, u,,-. " elb - -. - -s-b -I I know many people will re: m  oegree Y! .... ,-:  family ana -afte moon. Spring is here? ? ? ? [ memoer ree"sons:"rge, Homer There was a change in the] their m when the" lived in weather during Wednesday night[ and Byron, _ - . =j, ._ oo0 s Mount FUlaSKi ourlng tu J nd 30s. Mrs. Blout passed away a number of years ago. AHOY! Boots, guns, cameras, furs... protect your valuables with Farmers Auto of Pekin All- Risk Protection for personal POssessions. Paul R. Moore INSURANCE Phone SW 2.5215 ]MI'. PULASKI, ILL. and Casualty Insurance The thought came to me, what a wonderful experience it would be to one living alone, if on his 90th birthday he received a show- er of good wishes and cards from his many friends in the commun- ity where he was a leader, and he and his family spent so many years of their lives. I am sure the kind thoughts would do much to garm his heart and he would be thrilled to answer them all. Reverend Blout's address is: Reverend Harry M. Blout 2925 Center St. Miami 33, Florida. At Thanksgiving time my wife and I visited with Byron and his fine family of "B" Blouts. It is unusual for five members of the same family all to have the same initials. I refer to his wife Betty, son Bartley and two daughters, Beverly and Belinda. They live at Carmel, Calif., where his son Bartley, is a senior in high school and a basketball player following in his father's footsteps. I am happy to enclose my LINCOLN ITA-- (Continued from page 1) TE'=#v-.Nmir/ wmnt Pulaski, IIL,'AY, ! i i JOSEPH $0000MS"I'RON00' Surprise Party Held For Henrichsmeyers' Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Henrichs- meyer and Iamily, who have liv- ed on the Cosby farm, 6 miles west of Mount Pulaski, for 21 years, were honored with a sur- prise party, given by neighbors on Friday evening. The Henrichs- meyers are moving to their own home across Salt Creek, RR3, Lin- coln. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Baumhardt, Mr. and Mrs. John Kerschner, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Beggs, Mr. and Mrs. Orville DeFrees, Mr. and Mrs. i John Waddell, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tendick, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Edd Ruwe, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wilham. Mr. and Mrs. Lauren Wilham and Harold Febus were unable to be present. Pinochle was played during the evening and prizes were a- warded to Eugene Tendick, Elmer Henrichsmeyer, Mrs. Rudy Baum- hardt and Mrs. Edd Ruwe. Refreshments of sandwiches, cookies and coffee, were served. A gift was presented to the family, from the group. Dachshtmd: An animal that's half a dog high and a dog and a half long. took a three-weeks trip to Europe and it is amazing how many beautiful spots she recorded in that short time. Mrs. Spencer has the ability to make you see the things as she saw them, and share with you the joys of her trip. Mrs. Elmer Schaffenacker, pres- ident, conducted the business portion of the meeting, at which time a free.will offering was tak- en up for the Heart Fund, and $17.00 was collected. The Abraham Lincoln Tea, an annual event with the club, was enjoyed. The tea table was ap- propriately arranged in honor of Lincoln. The centerpiece cut-out head of Abraham Lincoln, in white styrafoam, was arranged with bright red carnations. The head was sent from California by Mrs. Gene C. Clear, who is visiting her daughter and family in Bakersfield. Mrs. Frank Turley, of Decatur, and Mrs. Katherine Downing, presided at the table. Mrs. Harry Downing headed the hostess committee. A beautiful bust of Abraham Lincoln was on display, and was loaned by Mrs. James Hickey, who manages the Abraham Lin- coln Gift Shop across from Lin- ENTERTAIN FAMILY Mr. and Mrs. Joseph of Chestnut, entertained sons, daughters and gran ren, at a family dinner, Feb. 12, at their home. attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. Jeff D. SingletOn and sons Jeffrey and Patrick, Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. Wilham and children, Ann Tommy of Peoria; Mr. and Joe Armstrong and daughter Sam :: Faye, of Decatur; Mr. and Forrest Armstrong and or, Tlmo my, Scott and Kelly of Mr. and Mrs. Don Erlenbtmh son Mark, Mr. and Mrs. Rentmeister, of Mount and Miss Faye Armstrong :Chestnut. All of the family was except S.Sgt. Paul who is serving with the Air Force, stationed at Bay, Labrador. GARBAGE DISPOSALS $49.95 AT STAHLS coln's Home in Springfield. Lo00. HOSPITAL NEWS h, Joe Fuhrer returned home Sun- " ,, a. - day from St. Clara's hospital, in .'.'1,.  ]( Lincoln, where he had been a . medical patient several days. C i:'  ." Floyd D. Buckles was a patient ,.  ." several days last week in ALM ' .. hospital for X-ray examination and medical care. He returned home Friday. . James Floyd Allen, city, went to the ALM hospital Wednesday, Feb. 8, for surgery. Eric Hein of Chestnut, entered ALM hospital Thursday, Feb. 9, ._  I " for surgery. Ernest Criland, Cornland, was admitted Wednesday, Feb. 8, to ALM hospital for medical care. Clarence Cecil Buckles was re- DIFFERENt' moved to the ALM hospital in the WHERE you 00ave DOES a" Schahl ambulance, Wednesday, Feb. 8, for medical attention. He has been ill about 14 years, and bedfast nearly half of that time. Orville Conaway, South Vine St., was taken in the Schahl am- Logan Co.'s Friendly, Profitable Savings Cmtor Sln 1 bulance Wednesdy, Feb. 8, to the BROADWAY & KICKAPOO - LINCOLN, ALM hospitl for medical care. Mrs. Ross Shoup was ad- mitted to the ALM hospital, Lin- coln, on Monday for medical at- tention. Mrs. Virgil Langenbahn entered St. Clara's hospital, Lincoln, Mon- day, for medical care. check for another subscription to Mrs. Clyde Shreve was dismiss- the weekly News. I read with in- ed from St. Clara's hospital on :Monday, after receiving medical i terest the plans for the Sil-Ten" [care. nial celebration next summer. I  ---'--'--- Perhaps we can arrange for a trip back to Illinois to visit with ML "Pulaski High School relatives and friends and take in[ Basketball Schedule Sat., Feb. 18---Lanphier, there the many events. [ Tues., Feb. 21Farmer City,.there Sincerely yours, Fri., Feb. 24---Warrensaurg, nero Mervin Volle. 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