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February 27, 1941

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linton Man illed In d  sidence kC h "office f r uc ras eby gi nt d'@ Fatal Accldenf iled his 1 - : on te, Occurred Near : Sherman Monday m-residev Y" nd bus were injured, two i shall them ser;.ousIv in a colI sion efore ssm,l.-een th b " ' -- - e us and a light track 17th "e o be hoLpa  n by Mr. Lafferty, at 2 a. m. nd for tl ,Gay. The accident occurred MOUNT PITIASKI TI1MEg-lCEWM, MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS Wreck Which Killed Harry LafferlT, of Clinfon, Monday Morning an.swer 5 r:ute 66 a mile norlch of Sher- ptalnttI  v'h" -^ llz." -. leh ;s about five miles Ucirg.yL of pringfield. I as cordeethe r pase-ers on the Lo-ent elr, -- ., bus ag to tla 11 -ey beheved Mr. Lafferty, t. 1 _o Was riding alone had fallen elaCmlee "z The,. said his 'truck swer- Y | to Kl- left side- of the pave- I  " ~ - I ?f's - ju.t before the coll,s:.on oe- torney, led. Mr. Laffe, tv had deliv- a 19ad of produce. Condition of John Deckel- 31. of Chicago, driver ef the ',',as described as critical at Johns hospital pring-f.eld, -.==;ve he was taken ,'iE the twen- -- passengers injured in try? 11 1 He is suffering severe i.m :K and fractu,es to both legs. ,';llqllllSmber of those injured were Id to the hospital in city po- , and O'Donnetl ambulances, e th e remainder were taken bv Iris:s, whose assistance ]d ctive :asked by police. ifferty was pinned within the li, which was demolished in The bus, the front end was badly damaged, did ICE The front end O'; was folded back into the crushed Deckelman. Laf- body was removed from after a tow truck and labored some time in IC a path into the twisted metal. I -- _ al authorities said that I ___ m th:nan was given one blood HFY Sioa last night and that an-t '" :WOuld be administered to- I -7'':----'- -'1 Pul ....... ' e W. Poper NOTICE a new experirent.=: ii-e:ws be- L. uneral home nere. t 1 The Board o  ..... ; ..... . .^ ling covered with woven gla. I or 90 Lafferty was born at Le- tand John Pollock; color guards, B. t ....  .......  xjo- i fa- &v i ..... l gan County will meet at the Court ======.=== " *, sv5. a son oI ,Mr. IF. McNally and Ray Crum' chp- !n .... i, r, rs. William S Laffertv He/ ' l ............ cola Tuesday, March! narried He 1 . "" . Ilain Irvin Thorp. The firing squad llth, 1941 for the transaction of eaves two sin- ' I . Vhsses Amy and Blanche /was composed of L R Langley t business and the payment of bills. .... ' All bills must be filed in the office , and two brothers. Charle squad commander, L. A. Paddock, of the County Clerk before noon lngfield and James of Chi. O. L. Hemmick, H. A. Vermillion, Ralph Colescott, Hobart Bismark, E. J. Stokes Ben Bornstein, and Ed Ellis, and the buglers were Al- bert Vermillion and James Hoyt Burial was in %Voodlawn cemetery. Saturday, March 8th, in order to be allowed at this meeting. CLALq)E C. TULL County Clerk. LSS PL%NE INGS An airplane with glass wings is i as a memberh: f ion and of t r .. ch. U W sere, ices were held at m. Wednesday at the =. rZe, 120 South Madison ---[" [ T he house was filled to 'ing, man " , y friends com- 0m distant points. ]%I. R. Hartley of Gales- former pastor of the Clin- laiversalist church, was in assisted by Rex'. J. W'. Me- ; lOcal pastor. $ t Services were in charge of tennett post, No. 103, Am- indis" : Leioa, and Commander tOOaey and the members at- 'lad it ,n Uaom. flower bearers were intl- ba$1l, triends of the deceased. lway *ere Thomas Crang, Wen- ttir Asa Phelps, Leonard GeOrge Gardner, Milzer, md Theron Trummel, H E. P, OScoe ttartsock Milton eCelr and Wirt Herrick Mrs. OSnaugh and Mrs. Allie l. '* also assisted with the ' Oh:;leb2kt 'er Lyman [ Cecil Gray Fred Wade inois l, a- ' , arry B. qunn. I Lincoln Couple i Married 50 Years Mr. and Mrs. George T. Down- icY, well known Logan county couple, who have resided in Lin- coln the past twenty years, cele- i brated their golden wedding ann/- versary Sunday, Feb. 23, in their home at 203 Fifth street. The ac- !tual date was Tuesday, Feb. 25, but they entertained Sunday o I that their children and families i could be present at a family din- nor. Open house was held from 2 to 5 p. m. Mr. Downey was born August 22, 1865, in the vicinity of Casey, Clark county and when 20 years ] i of age came to I_)gan county and engaged in farming for many years, part of the time near Chestnut. Mrs. Downey was born ,-Nov. 28. 1869. in the French's Chapel neighborhrx)d on Salt creek several miles northwest of Mount Pulaski. her parents being the late Mr. and Mrs. Ezekiel Prench. They were married Feb. 25. 1891, in "the old French home Mr. and Mrs. DOwney have six children, as follows: Mrs. Hatless McKinley, Chestnut: Mrs. Herman Fortman, Lincoln; Mrs. L. Z. Reeder, Wat- seka; Darwin DOwney, Chicago: Paul Downey, East Peoria; Ray- mond Downey, Decatur. The- have sixteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. bric, highly fire-resistant and :4trong. ' QUlNIIiREIS t use MUSTEROLE for CHESTCOLDS Mother--Give Your CHILD This Same Expert Care ! At the first sign of the Dionne Quin- tuplets catching cold--their chests and throats are rubbt:d with Children's M//d Muaterole--a, product made to promptly relieve the DISTRESS o children's colds and resulting coughs, The Quints have always had the best of care, so mother---you may be assured of using just about the BEST product made when you use Musterole. MORE than an ordinary "satve" warming, soothing Musterole helps break up local congestion. Also made In Regular and Extra Strength for those.preferring a stronger product. @ --.0, WHY HAVE 1% HALF-CLEAHED CLOTIIE$. R RV{L$ {CHEAP, CLEANING IS EXPENSIVE AT ANY PRICE / The Cigore,te of Oua/ity, MOUNT PULASKI CLEANERS PHONE 227