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AGS][X TEI MOUN' PULASKI TIMES-NEWS, MOUNT PULASKI, ILLLNTOI8 THURSDAY, FRENCH'S CHAPEL MRS. HARRY LARSON. Correspondent II The regular meeting of French's Chapel Club was held last Wed- nesday night. A very good pro- gram was given by the Pleasant Grove community club. Refresh- ments of vegetable salad and sandwiches were served by Mr. and Mrs. Ohas. Lawler, Mrs. Mary Humphreys and Marguerite. The Birks Club will give the next pro- grarra Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lawler and Lilly Mae sent Sunday evening with Mrs. Mary Humphreys and Marguerite. A farewell party was held at the Carl Harris home Thursday evening for the Lawler family who will soon leave our community. After a pot luck supper an enjoy- able evening was spent playing games and contests. Those present were Carl Lawler and wife and dughter hillie Mae, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schmitgen, daughter Helen, Mrs. Lulu Homerton, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Frenck Mr. and Mrs. Ed French, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Tay- lor, Mrs. Mary Humphreys and Marguerite, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Harris, Annis and Donald. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Larson vis- ited Mrs. Anna Henrichson and fa'mly in Springfield on Friday. The next ,adies Aid will meet with Mrs. Carl Harris, assisted by Mrs. Crland Sull, on Wednes- day, March 5. It will be an all ! day meeting. Pot luck dinner at I noon. t Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mellevillel called on Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lar- i son Sunday evening. I Healthy Californian Fred Kemmer, Sr., of Los An- geles, California, must have found the fountain of eternal youth af- ter leav;ng this community a num- ber of years ago for his present home. He is pictured above in front of his home observing his 95th birthday and looks exceed- ;ngly fit. Congratulations, Mr. Kemmer. WOULD HAVE BEEN 100 YEARS OLD ON FEB. IS John C. Mier, nad he lived until last Thursday, Feb. 13, 1941, would have been 100 years old. Mr. and Mrs. Cletus French Born in a log cabin west of Mmmt aent the week end with relatives Pulaski on Feb. 13, 1841, Mr. Mier in Springfield. i MISS NINA WYND WAS HOSTESS TO BOOK CLUB The members of the Book Club met Thursday evening, Feb. 13, at the home of Miss Nina Wynd on i North Lafayette street. Miss Mary Elizabeth Goetz reviewed "The Valorous Years," newest work of A. J. Cronin. The next hostess will be Mrs. Lillian Goetz. DVYER INFAN'r LIVED BUT A FEW HOURS I A son was bern at Ii p. m. I Monday, Feb. 17, in St. Clara's [hospital, Lincoln, to Leslie and Myrtle Ridgeway ITer, w-l re- side in Elkhart township, over x miles west of Mount Pulaski, and died in the hospital three hours later, or 2:15 a. m. Tuesday. Shortly after birth the baby was baptized in the Catholic faith. Besides the parents, he is sur- vived by three brothers and four sisters, Edmund, Raymond and William, Mildred, Nancy, Janet and Shirley Iwer; also grand- mother, Mrs. James Dwyer, of Springfield. The little body was removed to the Schahi funeral home in Mount Pulaski, where funeral services were held at 1:30 p. m. Wednes- day, in charge of Rev. J. W. Mc- Ginn, of Elkhart. Burial was in Carlyle cemetery, four miles west of Mount Pulaski. D.NCE PROGRkM WILL BE GIVEN HERE FEB. 24 A dance program will be pre- sented by the Darby School of ]Dancing, Lincoln, in the Mount Pulaski township high school gym. nasium at 7:30 p. m. Monday, Feb. 24. The public i cordially invited. There will be no charge. BROA.DWELL REPUBLICANS NAM[ED CANDIDATES Republicans of Broadwell town- Mr. and Mrs. Virgil French and saw service in the Civil War, and ship nominated O. L. Andes for daughter Clarissa were Sunday was Logan county's last remain-Isup ervisr at a caucus conducted I Monday in the tow-n hall. Others callers at Ed French's. ing veteran of that conflict. H [ n o m i n a t e d were as follows'." Mr. and Mrs. Carl Harris were " ]lGeorge died on July 26, 1940, lacXing less Snyder, town clerk; Alex callers in Lincoln on Thursday. than seven months of reaching the iTheobald, assessor; Otto Rodemer, century mark. justice of the peace. l"O UR BIRTHDAYS WERE CF_FRATED A genial group of well known Mount Pulaskians gathered at the home of Mrs. Emma VoL on South Washington street Monday evening, Feb. 17, to 'celebrate four ,birthday anniversaries oceurring during the middle part of Febru- ary. The honored ones were Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Zimmerli, Char- les Holmes and Mrs. Volfs, all living in the same block. With- out inquiring into their respective ages, it must be said that Mr. Holmes was born one day before Mrs. Wolfs, the hostess. Follow- ing a dinner served at 7:30 o'clock, the time was happily spent talking over old times and visit- ing. Besides those above men- tioned, the o present were Mrs. Charles Holmes, Mrs. Mar- garet Danner and Mrs. Anna Mc- Keller. I BIRTHS OF IN'TEREST I TO MOUNT PUIASKLNS In Middletown, Ohio, sunday evening, Feb. 16, a daughter, first child, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roger Benedict. The mother s formerly Miss Marie Bertoni, daughter of Alderman and Mrs. Rinaldo Bertoni, of Mount Pulas- ki. In Dixon, Illinois, Friday, Feb. 14, a son, weighing 8 pounds, was born to Mr. and Mrs. %Valter McVey. The baby has been named alter Earl. The father is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen McVey of Mount Pulaski. At St. John's hospital in Spring- field Sunday morning, Feb. 16, a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Keil, 627 South Park avenue, Springfield. Mr. Keil is a Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Keil of that city, his father being a native of Mount Pulaski. He is a nephew of U:ss Katie Keil of this city. In St. John's hospital, Spring- field, Thursday, Feb. 13, a daugh- ter, first child, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pope of that city. The mother was formerly MiSS Bertha McVey, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen McVey, of Mount Pulaski. The 275-pound his weight in 000,000 optimistic are now busy 000 in gems for their already rich sl who ordinarily gets each year in gold. fabulous and it-y, and why his him, as told in Weekly, the with next week's Herald-.erican. DON'T BE BY YOUR CONSTIPATION IIVhen yOU feel due to do-- take morning-- thorough, helping you start the normal energy and million: Feen-A-Mint next de F . gum laxative, yours/ FEE Dr. Margaret Lusl I.,, CHIROPODIST FOOT S 420 N. LafayeHe Sf. MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS DANCE Presented by DARBY SCHOOL OF MOUNT PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL LABORATORY TESTED Free Burning -- Low Ash High Heat -- Correctly Sized ,...r W. E. STOLL Ceil & lee Co. Phone 801 Momat Pulaski, 111. February 24th MONDAY EVENING, 7:30 P. M. Public Cordiolly Invited Free of Charge OF BEAUTIFUL SAMF:I.[ Furnitur Will Continue Until BEAUTIFUL PATTERNS ALL NEW 1941 ii TO CHOOSE FROM MERCI I,NDI A LIBERAL ALLOWANCE ON YOUR OLD SUII'I 00his-Fi00G%s00ou-Qu00lityGLs" JOHN T H RSH Y FURNITURE AND FUNERAL SERVICE