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TWELVE m Cox Killed In Canada by Freight Train Is Survived I- THE MOUNT PUI.,K1 TIMES-NEWS. MOUNT PULASK1. HJLINOIS CENSUS FIGURES FOR DEWITr COUNTY Census figures for 1940 shows a decrease in population in beWitt i eounty over the 1930 figure in a _._ bulletin just issued by the Bureau By Two Sisters iMrs. Anna Treft- In This Community William Cox, aged 79" years, a I (Continued from Page 1) former resident of Mount Pulas-L kt, killed instantly on Tues- : day, Feb. 11, whefl struck by a : freight train at Androsson, Alber- ta, Canada, according to word re- ceived here Wednesday by his sis- er, Mrs. Charles Holmes. Mr. Cox occupied a tenant house on the farm of Mr. and Mrs. C. Hor- .ton, where he iad lived for a! number of years, writes Mrs. Hor- ton. He intended to make a trip to Edmonton, and had gone to the depot, he was suppos- ed to flag the passenger train. The freight came along first, and it is tlmught he had gotten too near the track and was killed. Mr. Cox was born near Selby- ville, Illinois, a son of John and Susanna Co During his boy- hood days the family moved to :Mount Pulaski, and for several :. years he worked in the city and on farms in the community. He then went to Devil's Lake, North :: Dakota, and later located in Can- : ada. He was never married. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs, Ciarles Holmes and Mrs. Herbert Birks, of Mount Pulaski; and two brothers, Thomas Cox of Illiopo- lis, and Calvin Cox of Sringfield. The funeral services were held Feb. 15, and burial made iRa cemetery four miles from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Horton. d Cross Group Quite Active A group of women of Mount Pu- ll laski and vicinity again assembled !: in the township high school last :Monday afternoon and continued the good work on Red Cross sew- ing and knitting, and will also meet next Monday. A large sup- ply of yarn has been received for sweaters and knitters are urgently / needed. In the sewing section they :i are finishing women's dresses. The following were present Monday, or worked at home: Mes- Mann,. George Suedmeier, Karl , Dittus, Arthur C. Shilling, Dan BlaZon, n Davis, Geoe z. Suedmeier, Otto Ey, Kenneth Weller, Fred Schaffenacker, Jen- hie Buckles, Walter Hagenbuch, ! Elizabeth McCain, John E. StoU, Arthur E. Baumgardt, Rachel Troxell, Henry Chrlstensen, WiN !i,: bur E. Stall, Tillie England, Wil- !: ford Logan, Paul A. Gruber, Geo. ii: J. Smith, Kenneth Stall, Harry : Lucas, Harvey Robinson, William 1 Mcgee, Walter A. Schafer, G. F. Wait, Misses Mary Elizabeth Goetz, Grace Rothwell, Anna Fuh- rer, Anna Schafer, Marie Sams; and from Cornland, Mrs. C. F. Lanham and Mrs. Delbert Ford. A week-end survey of leftover : CVnristmas candy in representative la Mayer, of Mount Pulaski. The body arrived in Mount Pu- laski at 2:53 p. m. Sunday on the Illinois Central's Daylight SpeCial from St. ouis, and was taken irnanediately to the Schahl funer- al home. Accompanying the re- mains were her son, Lee Treft, wife and son, and Mr. and Mrs. George Vining, all of Cleveland. Funeral services were held in the Schahl funeral home at 2 p. m. Monday, Feb. 24, conducted by Rev. J. Wayne Staley, pastor of the Cnristian church. Two hymns, "Abide With Me" and "Oh Love That Will Not Let Me Go," were of bhe Census Department of Com- merce, W'ashington, D. C. Of the 13 townslips in the coun- ty, only three---Clintonia, Harp :and Santa Anna--showed an in- crease in population. The figure for the entire county in 1930 were 18,598 against 18,244 in 1940. The report by tomships follows: Townh ps 1940 1930 Barnett ............. 756 839 Clintonia ........... 7538 7241 Creek .............. 827 908 Harp ............... 698 658 DeWitt ...... r ...... 759 840 Nixon 935 1015 Rutledge ............ 344 432 Santa Anna ......... 2277 2186 Texas 561 657 Tunbridge .......... 1129 1189 Wapella ............ 1004 1163 Waynesville ......... 987 1005 sung by Mrs. Fred Mayer, J'., and J Wilson .............. 429 456 Mrs. Everett Beidler, the accom- panist being Mrs. Frank E. Tur- ley. urial was in the Mount Pu- laski cemetery. The pall bearers were Oscar W. Mayer, Charles Stoll, Henry J. Mayer, Frank Shoup, Edward O. Mayer and Charles Kemmer. MOUNT PULASKI JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB TO MEET The Mount Pulaski Junior Wo- man's Club will meet at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday, March 5, at the home of Miss Mary Alice Buckles, with Miss Juahita Vail as program chairman. '%3onservation" will be th pro- gram subject, and two students from the debating team of the Lincoln community high school will be in oharge of tl discus- sion. BARNE'[JP REPURICANS NOMINATE CANDIDATES The following were nominated at the Republican caucus for Barnett township leld in Hallsille Satur- day: Mamie Hall, tom clerk; Ab- ram Harris, assessor; O. T. Arnold, justice of the peace; Harry Jack- son, justice of the peace; Paul Parks, constable; May Irwin, Oral Jackson, and D. E. Bartley, trus- tees of the cemetery, message to you who sfer periodic FEMALE 'NEAKNESS"  I READ EVERY WORDI You women by nature often have dellcta con- stitutions d bec ot this suffer monthly lIn and distress.. Maybe you've ,otlced YOURSELF getting crank;, depressea, nervous a sucu times? Then try Lyd ia E. Pinklutm'z Veg- etable Compound--famous for over lIf a century in helping calm worn- en's upset nerves, relieve monthly pain (cramps, headache, Ickache). and weak, dizzy spells, due to monthly functional disturbances. Plnkham's Compound  made eSPeCially Jar gomen  has helped hundreds of thousands of women THURSDAY, FEB, 27 194 Farmer Has Narrow Escape From Burning Bert Theobald, 60, residing five miles northeast of Vynesville, narr.vly escaped burning to death Thursday noon. After draining he gas from his car, he went into tbe house to start the kitchen fire when the gas, which had spilled on his coat, was ignited. Running into the yard be smothered the flames by rolling on the ground. He was alone at the time, Mrs, Theobald being in t Caicago, and the children in school. He walked about a llf mile to the nearest neighbor to have his burns dressed. Warren Cunningham took him to the Clinton hospital, where it was found the upper part of his body was badly burned, but there as a chance for recovery. The house and contents were noL damaged. day, February 22, with an oyster supper and pinochle party for 35 of their relatives and friends. Guests were present from Mason SILA N. RISK DIED IN" ME,fPHIS, TENN. Silas N. Risk, 84, a Mount Pulaski over half a ry ago, died Ttesday, Feb. 1941, at his home in Mempli Tenessee, where he had been !ing for many years. Funeral vices were held and burial  in Memphis Friday, Feb. 14. News of Mr. Risk's death rear led the Tes-News this Thur. noon from his sog, Curtis N. Route 2 Box 160, Stockton, C ifornia. The son was a visitor i  Mount Pulaski last fall, calling many of his boyhood friends. 05! hLs homeward trip he stopped i$ Memphis to see his father, W seemingly w a s enjoying g0 health. Silas N; Risk was born Mal 10, 1856, near Benham, India and came to Mount Pulaski will a young man, living here seve! years. He will be remembered many of the older citizens. home of the latter's parents, and Mrs. Amos Winegardner, Clinton. One year after their riage hey moved on the farm n Halisville and have lived there er since. They have five children: t  HALLSVILLE COUPLE MARRIED 48 YEARS City, Waynesville, Hallsville and Virgil DuPree, Clinton; Mrs. el" Mr. and Mrs. C. ,V. Anderoon, IClinton" lie Barnett, Cleveland, Ohio; IJt_M near Hallsville, celebrated their  C. W. Anderson and Louella'ry, at lome; Carl, Pekin, 48th wedding anniversary Satur-,Vmegardner were married in the Charles, Mason City. GUM ............ 3 pkgs. 10c All CANDY BARS ..... 3 for 10c MIX CANDY ........... lb. Sc CHOCOLATE DROPS, 3 Ibs. 2Sc NORTHERN TISSUE . 3 rolls I Sc FRIDAY February 28 , SATURDAY March 1 GOOSEBERRIES .. 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