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The Home Newspaper With Nearly 3000 Readers Each Week within the Tradt Territory ot Mt. Pulaski THE ;00IT. PULASKI TI00I_E8 i !: ii  ffi ,i/i ! MT. PULASKI. LOGAN COUNTY, ILLINOIS I'HURSDAY FEBRUARY 25, 1932 NUMBER 31 IWO |t00l D00TH IN LINCO00 FiRE vmit  and ha fact the effitire cou in more than fifty years, oc- curred iu Lizcoin erly Tuesday mocnin when the three-ory brick Oglesi building, corner Kickpoo and Broadway was completely treyed by fire. While the property los6 s huge, it is as nothing com- pared to the ls of the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob W. Vandevender who CHILD DROWNS IN TUB OF WATER Mr Della Kinert was called to Springfield on Wedmmy evening because of the death by drowning in a tub of water, of her  Har- ry Benton Russell, the 15 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Russell, 2209 SOr lh street; The baby was found by Emil Ron- delli a neighbor who carried the boy into the house and called ma amlml- ante. He and the mother worked over the child in an effort to revive him. At St. Johrds hospital a lungmotor and artificial respiration were used were trapped in their apartment o but physicians pronounced the child the third foor of the burning build- dead. Lug. Wednesday being a day, Mr Mrs. Vandevender threw herself R ...... warm head --- at a ....... usseu ter the aoor of the g scaling moaer ntmeo and ...... the --yemen ............... ' cn on ne lAe fellow who had . T-  il e ......... hour in S Clam's bo- j... : c uy tearne to wa, he slpped out Vandevender was seem for a moment a reax ooor. tie ha omy been at a window as flames surrounded gone a few moments when his body him lint his rescue could not he e.f- : was found by Rondelli in the tub o fected as he soon disappeared in the  TM in the yard of a neighbor, it ]s said. No one saw the child fail in- fiery furnace. HIS body wa recover- ed under a pile of debris on the ee- e0md floor about 10:30 o'clock in the morum. Three other persons living in the building escaped the flames, two of them Mr Laura Lamoreaux and Miss Frances Small being rescued by with ladders while the third Dr. C. B. Roberts escaped by way of fire escape at the rear of the e origin of the blaze is umietor- When first ered about l:0 a. n, by the night "police fiam seething up the elevator shai the heart of the structure and the swet up through it to - the tire betiding. The 1 estimated at nearly $200,000. The tragic death of Jacob W. Van- and h;s wife in the Lincoln on Telay morn F] , was a shock not only to his relau in thi el lint to t community where he had p- practically hi8 entire life. He w at lit.  Ja 8, 1864 am[ at t ae of 68 Fer 1 15 dayz. Farming was his ou- about 10 years ago he to M. Pulaski. He was twice his first wife who died a- to the water and just how the trag- edy occurred, remains a mystery. Coroner E. A. Dye was notified and 5ll probably conduct an iquest on Saturday morning. Surviving are the parent, three brothers, Bernard, John and Ray- mend Russell and two sisters Mrs. Thelma Marconi and Delores Russell, all of Springfield. The remains were removed to the Bisch & Son Funeral home to await funeral arrangement Mrs. Russell before her marriage as Miss Ruby Kinert, daughter of Mrs. Della Kinert and sister of Earl and Herman Kinert and Mrs. Emma tratton of this city. GRADE SCHOOL PROGRAM DESERVE8 PRAISE The Geese Wm/tt@,o Bi-ee tennlal protm. on Momiay ,Iv- eniz in t Mt Pmd Tommp Hh  pJ ,eted s Isle t  t4m by school hem in a lor t/m The consisted of drills, playl,8 and a pageant. The grade dol orchestra furnished the music throughout the | 1 - "1,} BOOSTER8 AT ROAD MEETING Abou I00 road boosters from Mr. ldd, Lake Pork,  Chest- nut and Kenney gathered in the A- GEORGE KIND : George Kinder 78, an old of Chmtunt died in St. Clara's pit in  at 7:4B o'elodk Wed- merk Legion Room in tJ  nesday morninE. He had lme a l- on Wedmmdy mornk md met tiet the fo  mot ml t t meet the ori- Deete was bo Nov. , l&l at zaflon dtedsl of  lw  F 15 who haw in ehar the ia 22, 1896 to Mt Ivizm Howa! who ot of the zw tea Y'ear  of with one a E Kinder, Chemt hard roads which will come before and one danght Mrs. Earl Hola, the Legislature thi coming yem'. Jerseyville, survive. Left also is one Mr. Chy0weth  the fact brother J. J. Kinder, Twin 5 Fears ago was Mi Emma They were te parents of four one danghter Mr Kinnte Mt. Pulaski and three sons and David, Mr. Pulaski and AI- a member of the U.S. Cou stationed in New York. All of above with several Since the death of his first wife, he his daughter Mrs. Guise lived their home on North Washington FORMER MT. PULASKI PASTOR but last August he was united' WILL PREALiI IN |ATHAM evening, tlmt in order to get the roads we If any number de, fred speclal lwat we must be on our tom and mention it would be the Toy Sym-l shw the commission that we really phony Orchestra composed of tots are interested. He invited and urged from the first grade and directed by a many as possibly can to be pz- 6 year old Merle Veaeh in real Sousa sent at the public hearing which . style. They made a pretty picture in the commission will hold on Thurl 'their white uniforms with red epes !day March 3 at 2 o'clock in the a and tams, and because of their sizes nex of the Centennial building, and ages, were the hit of the evening., Springfield. This hearing is for Lo- I ------- , Ran, Dewitt and Macon county boos- ters so it behoves Logan County road enthusiasts to be present in Idaho and one sister Mr A. P. Wolf, Edwardsville. The body was tekea to his  in Chestnut where funeral services will probably be held on Friday. The Winnem' Bible elaas of the Methodist church will meet on Tues- day afternoon Feb. 23 in the home of David Cheek, South Garden street, HUFFMANoRRADEMEYER CHURCH ZION ]gV, LUTH]gRA CHURCM 8undsy Scbo :. 8ezve 10..90 A. M, The church Ldetim meet  fel. JOWS : * Tha Ladies' Aid m on the Im lursday of the month. The Ladies' Sewi Ctrele mut om the first Wednesday of the mud. The Senior Walther League mmt on the first and third Tmmy of tl nonth. The Junior Walthe League nmmt on the third Thursday of the month. Special Lenten Servlc evee Wt- nesday evening at 7".30 til Sunday. L WITTROCK, putK ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHU Announcements for Sunday Febru- ary 28, 1932. 9:30 A. M. The Chureh hooL Miss Lola Hahn, upt. 10:30 A. M. The Mern Worship The Third Sunday in Lint. Epistle for the Day, Eph. 5: 1-9. Subject of Sermon: "Fo/lowees of Godo Plan to attend all the service8 of the Day, also the aervice Wednesday Evening which will be held at 7:80. The Council will meet ha r meeting Monday evening Feb, 29th, at the Paranage. MY CHURCH Founded on the Master's saerifle Brought to life by the Spirit's pow, Builded by the Apotlm' And the reformer' My Church, I love thl Church of my fathem that tnght mo The love of God and the Sviors grace And led n Ln the way of lif--  ! love tlel Chut of tim font of eeecmtioa, Amt of my  in tioa, Wlun I hem Lhe word of Ged, And ate the ead e4 life; For all I owe thee I give of my bat My Church, I love the! MI'HODIST CHURCH NOT Fellowship supper next Mmulay 'evening with the Mens Clmm in c. Supper at 6:30 and after supper wait for the program. Invite mermann. Mrs. J. H. Stuart will be your fellow members who have not  the next hostess, the meeting to 13@ been atteing to join in. held in the home of har mthev MrS, Prayer meetir on Wednesday ev- Gus Drobisch. i ening at 7:00 and choir pree at __ -:o-'- 8:00. The choir needs fithful atten- CHURCH SOCIETIES  NOTES I MT. PULA8KI WOMAN'S Mrs. Mine Allspach will charge of the ,rogram fee the ing of the Literary Unit of te Pulaski Wemen's club which meet on Friday evening Feb the home of Mrs. Lorah Z. North Washingto street. Mrs. Allspach who will be by Mrs. G. F. Wait has interesting program on History and its effect on HOUSEHOLD SCIENC CLI The prqrntm for the March ing of the Mr. Pulaski Science dub will include a stration by Mrs. Eva Correll an - pert from the state, h,.aquarte,, the Farmer's Institute. Mx. who has appeared before the club on several occasions can be pended upon to giv an denmustratioin in a most way. The meeting will be held on day March 18 and will be an all, affair with a pot luck The hostesses will McDonald, Mrs. Ida Shull, Mrs. Sophia Myers and a Keek. RECEIVED NOMINATION George Suedmeier received thO democratic nomination for highw1 commissioner of Mt. Pulaski tow ship at the caucus held Saturday ternoon and Charles E. Schultz wag nominated for constable to fill a v cancy. There was no opposition either office. Suedmeier is completh his first term as highway emnlai sioner. The Repun caucus will be on Saturday afternoon 1 27 f 1 to 3 p. m., t nominate eladid for highway nmiioner mad e0 stable. The yOUng vlace for the thll will be the potl trstCs o  the post oflke tn  Mt. Puhudd. ENTERTAINS DORCAS GUILD I Mis Viola Drobisch was on Tuesday evening to members o the Dore Guild of St. John's Imt eraa church. Three new rne were addd to the Guild during ti busieH seasiom The seial part of the meeting passed with Rook at five tables at which honors were awarded to Mr&, C. E..Hildreth and Mrs. lheo. Zim- marriage with Mrs. Sophia Bow- of Lincoln, they going to house- I Rev. S. R. Reynolds has accepted a in the apartment on the third I call to the Latham Christian church. of the Oglesby building. Altho His "pastorate will ogen with a pre- in Lincoln the couple were very i Easter meeting on March 2v, with vis'rtors in this city where, services daily for a week. The La- of his interests were located.!tha m uch, which is of brick was a memr of the Mt. Pulaski  has accommodations for individual No. 454 I. O. O. F.; member l class work and religious education. the Christian church and violinist The congregation numbers ghoul 150 the Mt. Pulaski orchestra, i persorm" Mrs. Sophia Vandevender walt in Lincoln and was 67 years old! Rev. Reynolds has been living in October. He maiden name wm Decatur since he retired from the Shi  _a ....  pastorate of the Mt, Pulaski Christian -, aau sac was nrst mar-i - - - - to J. Summan and later to R.  enurcn several year uv. BowndL He died in October 1930. :o-- large number WILL OPEN CIRCUIT COURT Judge Frank Lindley will open the January term of the- Lom circuit court on Monday Feb. 29 with the following announced calendar: Monday Feb. 29, 1:30 P. M.; Ern- est C. Goodpaster, Admr, etc. vs Al- pha McCain; C. E. Smith et al, vs. Annetta C. Lutz. Tuesday March I, 9A. M.; James W. Baughman vs. Everette Gupton; Fred F. Mans, Admr. vs. Henry Mil- ler; A. Lorenze vs. George S. Sheid, Wednesday March 2, 9 A. M.; Aam August 1931 she was married to Vandevender. Surviving are two Mrs. E. M. Taylor, Lincola Mrs, Merle Anton. Chicago, and gramlchildrea. For several years was engaged as practical nuree was a member of the First Pres- and Royal Neighbors lodge Ltmo remains of both Mr. and Mr were removed to the Goff home where an inquest into r death by Cor- conducted , Goff. Verdie of acdental  from burns received while try. escape from their apartment the Oglby building early Tuesday Logan county annual tax bills were T. Metealf vs. Wesley Scroggin; John placed in the mails on Wednesday M. Rothwell vs. Charles W. Davis; morning by, George Eberie, ccanty People for the use of Hannah E. treasurer and collec'or. The county Stress vs. Judson D. lusch et al. expeet to collect about a million and a half dollars in taxes this year. Tax- es may be paid on receipt of bill es- pecially personal taxes, but the real este taxes win not draw interest un- til May 1, when a similar penalty will be attached to the persona] atxe. cemetery in Lineolm The remains of Jacoh W. Vandev- ender were brought to Mt. Pulaski g. were returned by the fol-  'y: George Hlit, Jam mith, William Justen, Charles the present pastor, offiated at the E Clifford Br " ennan and Edward services. I A male quartette composed of R. ?neral services were held N. Jones, O. W. Mayer, B. A. Tyler v000000la.d rendered 00v-I |ursda e,a, nome at 10 o clock t hy,mns to organ accompaniment by lYea%rnre,Fin === Mrs. T=]eLllesbeirer s were T. A. _-," .... " Servgi Kemmer, H F |lcn m taneoln where ervie were  Gordon. Ha, Do; ........ " " ,.oe oeoe by Rev. A.  tis and James H. Shrader Burial was Burial wa* made in Unio nade h Mr. Puh_ki cemetery, Thursday March 3, 3 a. m.; Irma Aitchison vs. James C. Cameron; People of the State of Illinois vs. Edwin Gleascm. The petit jury panel which will re- port on Monday Feb. 29 is as follows: Laenna, Fred W. Stoll. Carl Hild; Aetna, Burdelt Myrick; Oran, John Conner; Atlanta, Merlin Huber; Mr. Pulaski, Claude Buckles, C. W. Dow- ing, Wilhelm Kautz, Keith Rothwell, for services at 2 o'clock Thursday George Meister; Chester, Eli Brough- afternoon in the Christian churcl ton, ellis Greenslate; East Lincoln, Rev. S. R. Reynolds a former pastor John Bushell, J. Fiquart, C. L New- assisted by Rev. J. Wayne Staley by, Clifford Sullivan, Edgar Camp- dance of all members in preparinI Miss Alma Huffman, daughter offor Easter. Mr, and Mrs. James Huffman and Confronted by difficulty one ma re- William R. Brademeyer, son of Mr.  sorts to aleohol and another pleads a and Mrs. Win. Brademeyer, were tmL: bad headache and puts off the di- ted in marriage at 5 o'clock Satur- day evening Feb. 20, in the parsona of the Methodist church in Lincoln. Rev. H. M. Bloomer, officiated and the couple were accompanied by MIss Anna Huffman in Lincoln. They will reside on a farm near Broadwell. bell, Frank Buekscegge; West Lin- coln. Carl Riedel, George Werschey, Fred Elmer, Marvin Sparks, August Ramlow, St.,  Groth, Louis Welk, Sherman Heinzet: E[kNart. Peter Strump, Robert Follis; Broad- well, Roy Tomgkin% Herman Lauer; Orvl, George Barry, Harry Matlock, Henry Gillard; Cowin, Paul Beaver. ubribe tot t MI Plk; Time Church societies seheduled to hold their monthly meetin next week The Lutheran Workers of St. Job Lutheran church will meet in tie culty until tomorrow. This lack of home of Mrs. O. D. Mttford, Waft; "the spirit to conquer is the result of 'Ck street on Wednesday March 'luxury and ease or erhaps it comes' The Sewing Circle of Zion Lutheg with the increase of anti-war centi- an church will meet in the churg ment in a nation's life. It seems to basement on Wednesday afternooO the writer no practical theme should March 2. Mrs. John E. Soll will ] be more earnestly and persistently the hostess. tat than The Will To Conquer. Mrs. John Zah will entertain me,- Some men achieve singly gTeat suc- bets of the Ladies' Aid Society of The Loyal Sunday School class of cess and others form only one link the Methodist church will meet in a chain of workers, each contri- "Thursday afternoon Feb. 25 in the buting his bit to the oe great sue- . home of Mrs. Minta Smith, North tess that the world may advance; Vine street this seems to be rel life. UNTENANTED By Helen Web.met Your chair still held the imprint Deep-cushioned where you mtt, And in the wardrobe I could see Your overcoat and hat. Your pipe spilled careless ashes Across the fire-bright floor, The lilac bushes you had wtched Were blowing t the door.. l cried the while I packed them To stzsre m memory Oh. well, I ffuess you never s Rev. H. M, Blout, Pastor. John Tomlinson left on Wednes- day evening for his home in Cleve- land, 0., following a visit of two weeks with his father Alfred Tomlin- son, brothers Walter and George and sister Mrs. Minta Smith. HILLTOPPERS SCORE I WIN OVER ATLANTA Mr. Pulaaki continued its victorious cage march with a 32 to 16 victory over Atlanta on the local court Fri- day evening. Btout and Zimmerman with 13 and 11 pints respectively led the Hill- toppers and scoring was well-divided for the losers. Atlanta used a zone defere a- gainst the winners and the Mr. Pu- laski defense held Coach Price's five without a field goal until the final quarter. Mt. Pulaski reserves defmted t Atlanta Reserves 16 to 10 in the pre- liminary gme, St, John's Lutheran church on Thut,- day afternoon March 3. The meeqng will be held in the home of her daughter Mrs. L. F. Myers. Mrs. John M. Rothwell will enter- tain membe of the Ladies' Aid So- ciety of the Christian church in her home on Thursday afternoon March 3. Mrs. George E. Suedmeier, Ncrth Lafayette street will entertain mem- lrs of the Ladies' Aid Society of the Methlist church on Thurmlay afterncm March 3. SURPRISE BIR'I I!I)A Y P AR'FV Miss Helen Moor-, member of rJ faculty of the Mt. Pulaski TownShip High School was pleasantly surprls- ed on Sunday evening when g group of friends dropped in to celebrate her birthday. The affair was he.l in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John V- ter and was planned by Mi Vose and Mrs. J. T. Downing, lidgqt was the main diversion of the eve ing and at a late hour three o0me lunch was George carried out pizes. prize; Miss