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Mount Pulas00ki Times-N /i     ii 58 MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. MARCH 9, 1961 NUMBER k LATHAM STORES AND FIRE [Ham/W. Milnern OL0000It00P...v 00jW, s.N00T I Car00YnMarrled ARE BURGLARIZED Flies From Japa GOODWIN BY Robbery Thursday For Cage Tourney Jr. Woman's Club To Decafur Malt. Night Netted Around $2000 Burglars on Thursday night, 2rid, broke into the Lath- Fire House and four Latham houses, taking cash and amounting to about The business firm hit the hard- was the Hathorn General where the thieves made a- With appliances, radios, tele- sets and clothing valued At the Farmer Grain Co. thieves $170 h'om a safe in the off- but ran into trouble there. the process of breaking the safe a tear gas bomb touched off. The thieves then into the Latham fire house, gas masks and apparently to the grain office to opening the safe. Small amount of cash was re- missing at the Illinois Railroad Station in Lath- The exact amount was not Friday morning. burglars also broke in the Grain Co., smashing open a only to find an unlocked, safe. A rear window at the Latharn Co. was broken to entrance to that store, but was reported missing. burglaries are being in- by Deputy Sheriff Ken of the Logan county sher- office. AND M. ROBERT SHEETS OF.VE ANNIVERSARY and Mrs. Robert Sheets former well-known of Lincoln, will observe; 50th wedding anniversary Sunday afternoon, March 19th. House will be held at the Christian Church in'Lincoln. All friends are invited to at- Silvers Is of Roger Decatur e Fimilies Present For Church Ceremony Match 9 Miss Linda Stiver daughter of and Mrs. Herbert Stivers of Pulaski, became the bride Thomas, son of Mr. and Archie Thomas, 1165 North St., Decatur, Thursday, 2, at 4 p.m. in the presence immediate families, at the Church in Mount Pulas- Rev. Paul Burdick perform- double ring ceremony. Mrs. played traditional wed- music on the organ. bride, given in marriage father, wore a beige suit accessories. Her cor- orchids. Stivers, Normal, the matron of honor and a beige dress with match- and a corsage of ow roses. Moore of Bethany, cousin was best man. dinner was held at the of the bride's parents ira- following the cere- bride is a senior at Mill- in Decatur, where is majoring in Secretarial She will graduate in Mr. Thomas is a gradu- University. He is a on the Decatur Her- Review. will reside at 1667 st. Decatur. CARL GOODMAN, JR. MARRIED SUNDAY TO LINCOLN GIRL Miss Joyce Jackson, daughter of Mrs. LiUian Jackson, 153 Cen- tennial Court, Lincoln, and Carl J. Goodman, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Goodman, Mount Pul- aski, were united in marriage at the First Christian Church in Lin- coln, Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2:30 pn. The bride wore a dress of lav- ender chiffon over satin, with black accessories. Her corsage was pink and white. The matron of honor was Mrs. Herman Geretts, of Lincoln, sister of the groom. She wore a lav- ender dress and a pink and white corsage. The best man was Herman Gereets. A reception followed the wed- ding ceremony at the home of the groom's parents.  The couple wil live at 135 Cen- tennial Court, Lincoln. The groom is employed with his father in the corn shelling business. TOWNSHIP ASKS FOR SPECIAL ROAD TAX LEVY A special ballot will be voted on In Mount Pulaski Township at the April 4th election is a need- ed "must" for the township and merits a "Yes" marking. The special ballot asks for a special tax for road purposes at the rate of .10 percent of the full, fair cash value for the purpose of constructing and maintaing grav- el or other hard roads in the township. The .10 rate is on each $100 valuation and isn't to be con- strued in any way as ten per cent of the full cash value of your property. The township does not have any bonded indebtedness what- soever, all previous bond issues having been paid off. Therefore, it has bee custo- mary to vote on a bond issue for this purpose which is an expens- ive way of getting needed money for roads. Under this special tax which would authorize the tax for four consecutive years, the town- :ship can operate on a pay as you go basis instead of having to pay interest charges on borrowed money. Harry Wayne Milner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Milner, who has been stationed in Japan the pazt 2 years with the Air Force, flew into Denver, Colo., Sunday afternoon to participate in a World AF Basketball Tournament for the championship of the Air Forces. He will be stationed at Francis E. Warren Air Base while in this country for the tourna- ;merit this week. He will come to Mount Pulaski the tournament for a three weeks furlough. Harry Wayne Milner, in Japan, has been burning up the basket- ball courts there in much the manner that he did while )laying for MPTHS. His ability on the hardwood urts has proven so outstand- ing that he has been getting a lot of fine publicity in the over- seas newspapers. Harry is cap- tain of the Yokota Raiders and his point-scoring potentials as well as all.around play has plac- ed him in the top brackeL His finest output was a 45-point spree that broke the Pacific Air Forces Basketball Tournament held at Tachikawa AB, Japan. HIS scor- ing lead all tournament player as he had an output of 99 points in three games for a healthy 33 point per game average. A former member of the Har- lem Globetrotters who holds the Far East scoring record, singled out Milner as the outstanding player on the team which beat his team the Misawa Jets. Harry goes down the middle for his bas- kets but hits with equal ease from outside when he can't get in. SQUARE DANCE CLJESS GRADUATION THURSDAY Graduation exercises for the new Western Style Square Danc- ers, who have just completed their 10 lessons, will be held from 8 to 11 pxn., Thursday, March 9 (tonight). Bruno Zeni of Decatur has been the instructor. Other dancers are invited to attend and spectators are always welcome. FLOWER SHOW TRIP RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE There are still a few reserva- tions available on the bus for the Chicago Flower Show trip, spon- sored by the Garden Club. Call Mrs. Gladys Lyons or Miss Marie Sarns if interested. The bus will leave the Coffee Shop at 6:30 a.m. Thursday morn- ing, March 16th. A. STATES ATTORNEY TO SPEAK HERE This Sunday evening, March 12th, Rodney G. Bucher, Assist- ant States Attorney of Lo- County, will be the guest speaker at First Methodist Chur- ch. Mr. Bucher will speak on "Al- cohol and the Law," at the sec- ond Lenten Sunday evening study on alcohol and Christian respons- ibility being held at the church. The study will begin at 7:00 p. m. with devotions led by Rev. Muir. Mrs. Fred Froehlich will then lead a discussion on "Al- coholism--A Modern Disease." At 7:45 p.m. Mr. Bucher will give his talk relating the effects of alcohol on cases in court and oth- er areas of law. At 8:30 pare. there will be refreshments and fellowship. The public is cordially invited to attend these Sunday evening Lenten study sessions and to come here Mr. Bucher speak. added interest to the people Mt. Pulaski is that Mr. Bucher the son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gaffney. Plan now to attend the Sil- next arship for the coming school year was presented to Miss Janet Goodwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Goodwin, Jr., of Mr. Pulaski, Friday afternoon, Mar. 3, at the high school. The presen- tation was made by Mrs. Ray Richner, president of the club, [ and Mrs. Loren Holmes, Scholar- ship Committee Chairman. Miss Sharon Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gayland Green, was named alternate. Miss Goodwin plans to enter Normal next fall and major in elementary education. The scholarship in the amount of $300 is given each year to a Senior girl who fulfills the re- quirements and plans to enter into the field of nursing or ele- mentary education. This sholar- ship is financed by the club s vat. ious money-raising projects, held: during the year. LEFT FOR GERMANY BY JET PLANE, MONDAY ,Mrs. Robert W. Howe and son Greg left Mount Pulaski Monday morning for Chicago and at 9:30 p.m. departed on a jet plane trip to Frankfort, Germany, non-stop, being in the air eight hours. Her sister, Mrs. Alfred Robin- son and son Alfred, of Easely, S.C. had gone to New York City and left that city by plane for Frank- fort, arriving there one hour a- head of Mrs. Howe. They had re- ceived a cablegram telling of the serious illness of their mother, Mrs. August Futte, at Simme- shansen, by Kassel, Germany, and they were hurrying to her bedside. HEART FUND DRIVE TO CLOSE Mrs. A. J. Lyons and Mrs. C. E. Hildreth, co-chairmen for the Heart Fund Drive in Mount Pul. aski township, want to close the 1961 campaign in a short time! and would greatly appreciate that all those having envelopes make their contributions right away. The response to the en- velope campaign has been quite good. Some of the plastic hearts in the stores have been doing well in their contribution to the drive, while others have very little money in them. Show your community spirit and help make a good report for Mount Pulaski township. The drive will close soon! Ceremony At St. Patrick's " Church In Elkhart Miss Carolyn Sheehan, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Shd han of Latham, became the bride of Robert M. Townsend, son*of Mr. and Mrs. Robert To 858 N. Church St., Decatur, at St, Patrick's Catholic Church, ll Elkhart, Ill., Saturday, March at 9 a.m. The Rev. Edward Krewer offll, ated at the double ring Vases of white gladioli were On each side of the altar. Miss Dean Ward was the ist. The vocalists were Mrs. Buttell, Jr. and Mrs. James son of Elkhart. The bride, given in her father, wore a floor- gown of nylon sheer and Iridescent appliques the skirt which fell into a train. She carried a white book, topped with a white and stephanotis with white satin ribbon. Miss Mary Derrington of burg, Tenn., cousin of the was maid of honor. She wore royal blue taffeta princess led dress with a large bow in ti :back. Her hat was a matching band with a veil. Leto Voudrie of Macon was the best man. William Myers of De, catur and Wendell Jones, of Mai, con, were ushers. The bride's mother wore an chid printed silk with rnateld accessories. Her corsage white roses. The groom's chose a light blue shantung white accessories and a of white roses. A wedding breakfast the ceremony, at Hotel in Lincoln, Ill. After a short wedding trip, couple will be at home at West Elm St., Decatur. For ing the bride wore a light tweed walking suit with ing accessories. Her corsage the white orchid from her bouquet. SPRING CONVENTION FRIDAY, MARCH g4th The Spring convention of Logan County Federation of men's Clubs, will be held day, March 24, at 2 p.m., at Muldoon Memorial Building. date has been changed program auditions Thursday Springfield. BOWUNG TOURNEY AT HILLTOP:mmsurr BOWL HAS $1200 Tourney Being Held Sat. and Sun., March 18, 19 - 25, 26 A High-Three Individual Handi- cap Classic opens at the Hilltop Bowl, here, for four days, start- ing March 18 and 19, ending on March 25 and 26. A potential of $1200.00 in prize money is offered in the event 300 or more entries are received. Winner of the Handicap event will receive $100 and a trophy, with second and third place a- wards of $80 nd $70. In the event first place is worth $0. and second and third $80 and Additional awards will be $10 for high scratch game in each squad. This means squads of 10 with three men per lane. Another feature of the tourney is that of the four games bowled, the bowler can discard his lowest game, counting only his scores in his three highest games. PRIZE POTENTIALTo VOTE ON $160,000 BILL SMITH JOINS ROAD BOND ISSUE A special election has TIMES-NEWS FORCE called for March 11 In Bill Smith of Taylor, Mich., ar- Township to vote upon a p rived in Mount Pulaski Sunday night, preparatory to taking up duties with the Times-News. Smith's duties with the Times. News will be varied, and he has been spending this week getting acquainted with the complexities that go with all weekly print shops. Basically, the shops are more or less the same, but you do have to learn where the tools of the trade are kept and just how the weekly manages to get to press each week. He is a graduate of the Michi- gan State School of Journalism and has had small daily experi- work along the newspaper line. Bill will eventually work Into that sphere with us and from all indications is going to be not only an asset to the Times.News, but is a very agreeable chap. Welcome to Mount Pulaski, Bill, and to the Times.News per. sonneL ed road bond issue. The proposed road bond in the amount of $160,000 improves the approximately miles of township roads and vide most all residents with roads as soon as could be completed. The includes grading, drainage, I, placing drainage structures, adequately resuffacing with or gravel material most all roads in the township. Should the proposed bond be successfully voted, the would be llquidated over a year period and would require an average yearly tax rate imately 19c per $100 of asse ed valuation for that period. The polls for the election be open from 6 o'clock a.m. to 6 o'clock p.m. in Precinct No. 1 i Elkhart Town Hall and No. 2 in the Masonic Lodge g Cornland.