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SOCIAL HAPPENINGS CHIIgL SCOUTS MAKE COOKIE SALE DJtIVE The annual Cookie Sale cam- paign being sponsored by t1e Girl Scouts, Troop No. 1, will come to a close Saturday, March 15. The solicitation for orders is made by the members under the Supervision of the captain. Mrs. LeRoy A. Halberg. A goal of 600 boxes of cookies has been set for this time. and the girls are striv- ing hard to attain this goal. It is their only means of raising funds to carry on the year's work of a laudable organization, and the pa- tronage of everyone will be great- ly appreciated. i LAUGHERY COILMUNITY CLUB MEETS FRIDAY, MAKCH 21 The Laughery Community Club will hold its regular monthly meet- lng at 7:30 p. m. Friday, March 21, in the Laughery school louse on Route 121, north of the city. $otln Roos, Mr. and Mrs. James .Beggs, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Vandevender compose the commit- tees having charge of the program and lunch Sandvciohes. potato chips, bananas and coffee will be served. OAKLAND COMMUNITY C'LIB TO HOLD MEETING The Oakland Community Club will hold its annual meeting Fri- day, March 21, at the Oakland school house seven and one-half mlles southwest of the city. The Birks Community club will give a two act play, "Doc Jim", and Ross Shoup of Lincoln will THE MOUNT PLSKI TIMES-NEWS, MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS Rowdy Goin 9 Thru His Paces $ Rowdy is fhe name of fh;s ooq cicfced here and s owned by fhe h, fisses Claris and Aiice Yauch of Ches,+nu viciniCv. He "s a very smart doq and performs a numaer of d;-iculf fricks. Hi_ favorife food is popcorn. The contest of landscape draw- ings, choruses, boys' and girls' vo- cal solos, piano solos, orations, dramatic and .humorous readings. The public is cordially invited to attend. A small admission fee will be charged to defray expens- es. sponsoring this collection of cloth- es. etc., is surely grateful for the splendid co-operation. If you have something to give, but are unable to deliver same. contact members of the committee. Mrs. Paul E. Beidler, Mrs. Charles E. HiIdreth. Mrs. George J. Smith, and Mrs. [G. H. Shimer. the latter of Lath- I If you desire to aid in this work, ELKHART FIRE DEP.RTMEN'r ORG.NIZED MONDAY Elkhart. Ill.n account of the !water system being installed in ]Elkhart. a fire department was 1 organized Monday, March 10. give a chalk talk, The entertainment committee is [ please do so at once. as the cam- composed of Mr. and Mrs. Louis = paign will close shortly. French and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace IpRELIMIN;R Y CONTESTS Kautz. i FRIDAY, MARCH 21 Fruit salad, cookies and coffee, The annual preliminary contests when it was decided to hold meet- will .be served by Mr. and Mrs .... ings the second Monday of each ............ I of the Mount PulasKi graae scnool jess Wilnam, ann uarell ann ! ............. mont.h. __ _ _ lwill be neia in ne townsmp toga Tances reaL I ..... 3 ^ The newly elected officers are: [SChOOl gymnasmm at i: o p. m. BOY SCOUTS TO HOID [Friday,-March 21, to determine J. A. Havey, chief: A. D. Greer. WHITE ELEPHANT . SALE ]WhOsent theWill schoolbe tteinpupilsthe countyt repre- I assistantand chief; J. B. Taylor, trea- The Mount Pulaski troop of[ . Isurer; J. A. Havev, secretary; state contests Boy Scouts this week started a Mark Hunter," George Ward. R. hmme to house canvass of city to I F Sh Th k A d F I Lik C)llect any articles that the citi- or aves at too n ee e zens might not need and want to] dmmte to them, and at a date to' "A m on'""" "Try This New be announced later will conduct a __llli__l .ite dephantas Satea meansin the public' square, when these articles will be auctioned off of rais-[ ing funds to carry on their Boy l cout work. More about this next week. BUNDLES FOR ]BRITAIN BESPONSE VERY GOOD The "Bundles For Britain" cazn- palgnfor Mount Pulaski and v i- At Price! cinity has met with a very satis- factory response, and the com- mittee from the Woman's Club, DANCE Griff Williams OU get good-look- ing, comfortable shaves every time.., easily, and protectyotr and save money too.., face from smart and when you use the new Thin burn caused by misfit blades. Gillette Blade. This blade is Gillette alone, with its world- made of easy-flexing steel renowned facilities, could har enough to cut glass. It produce...and sell at only 10c has super-keen edges of an for four...a blade so superior entirely new kind. You whisk as this. Buy a package "through tough beard quickly, your dealer today. Famous Orchesfra, WGN, Chicago ILLINI Ballroom DECATUR Wednesday, March 19 Hines, Harvey Allen, fire truck! drivers*. ne department member- 1 ship numbers almost thirty. ! The fire siren, purchased with donations from the citizens, wi',] be placed temporarily on tl town i hall or until a steel windmill tower can be erected. VARIETY OF "tEATHER FOR ONE WEEK The snow that fell during the Apostle's Creec[ earIy hours of last Thursday mor- ! Mid-we service are held d" ning soon disappeared. But Fri- day morning saw another snow and a temperature reading of 26 above at 6 a . m. At the same bur Saturday it was 24 above. Sunday brought sunshine, a rising temperature, and many exclama- ;tions of "Isn't it a lovely day." Monday was a day of rain and high winds, and very disagreeable, especially at 4 p. m. when snow fell again and continued for sever- al hours. The wind continued blowing at a fast pace until Tues- AY, MARCH IS, ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Ray O. Zumstein, Pastor. The theme for the sunday morning services during Lent- the "Essentials of Christianity,.  and includes a discussion of the Catechism. Services are at 10: a. m. The subject for snmdaY March 16, is: "Our Expression d Faith", an exlalanation of ing Lent on Wednesday at 7:30 P m. The subject of these servic$ is the "Definition of ChristianitY, or "What is Christianity?" At ths next service, Wed., March 19, t i"Place of Faith in the Christi Life" will be discussed. A cordial invitation is extendei to everyone to our regular a,! special services. The world nee today, more perhaps, than at  other time, an expression of t faith and belief of Christian P e0* ]ple The best place for this day evening Overcast skies pre-ithe church. Come! vailed all day Wednesday, the temperature remaining close to 30 degrees. FIREMEN LL OBSER't'E FIIY-SLXTH ANNI'ERSARY The well-known Mount Pulaski volunteer organization, the Phoen- ix Fire Department, will observe the 56th year-of its founding with a smoker this Thursday evening in the firemen's headquarters in city hall, and they will have as guests the mayor and members of the city council. The deparient was formed in 1885. and its oldest member is Gottlieb C. Zah, 79, who joined several months after the depart- ment was organized. Other mem- bers have also served for many years. The present officers include: Os- car W. Mayer. chief; Chester G. Hughes. assistant chief; Claude Holler. secretary; Walter M. Dro- bisch, treasurer: George Snyder, steward. BURNS COAL OR GAS The Range You've Been Waiting For- COPPER-CLAD Combination Rang', Time-tested Copper-Clad quality; the convenience and comfort of using gas or coal; a dual oven that bakes per- fectly with either fuel; modern streamlinedbeauty of design-- Truly, this is the Combination Range you've always wanted. And it is priced so reasonably that you can afford to own it. Come in. See it. Let us tell you all about it- C. F. SCHAFER HDW. CO. 4P 41 41, 4P 4 4k 4