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14--TIMES.NEWS, Mount Pulask IlL, y,  16, IMI MR. AND MRS. ROBERT W. SHEETS ING 50th ANNIVERSARY Well-Known Former Residents of Lincoln Open House iMr. and Mrs. Robert W. Sheets 1 observe their 50th wedding iversary with a reception in new Fellowship Hall of the ::Christian Church in Lincoln, Ill., :on Sunday, March 19, from 2 to p. Hettie P. Martin and Robert W. were married by Rev. ; vid Beaton at the Congrega- : al Church in Janesville, Wis. on March 11, 1911, and made their in Lincoln, where Mr. Lincoln. Both are members of the Lincoln Christian Church. No formal invitations are being issued, but all relatives and friends are cordially invited to at- tend. New Managemem !Of Latham Cafe The Corner Care at Latham, which has been an ever-grow- ing business enterprise under the ownership and management of Mr. and Mrs. William Barnhart is now under new management. Mildred Campbell and Johnit Allsup are the new owners of the cafe, and they will continue a- long the same lines as the former management, featuring family night meals and other special nights. It will be known now as the Cozy Corner Cafe. Marge Barnhart, who was re. sponsible for the extensive growth of the restaurant business, is now office manager with Black & Co. in Decatur. : MBS. ROBERT SHEETS They ST. PATRICK'S DAY CARD PARTY FRIDAY NIGHT The members of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Mt. "Pulaski will sponsor a Card Party on the evening of St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17, in the room just east of the First Na- tional Bank. Pinochle and Five Hundred will be played. Prizes will be given and refreshments will be served. Proceeds will be used to help furnish the new church building. Everyone cordially invited to attend. was associated with the Undertaking Co. for many ST. PATRICk'S DANCE he was Deputy AT ELKHART FRIDAY from 1910 to 1914, and of Logan County from The Elkhart Unit of St. Clara's Mrs. Sheets served as Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a reporter for Logan County St. Patrick's Day dance on Friday, Court from 1900 to 1920. March 17, at the Elkhart grade then established the school gymnasium, from 8:30 to Funeral Home, and in 11:30 p.m. having purchased the bus- Dance music will be furnished and good will of the Boy- by Herman Girdler's Top Notes. Undertaking Co. continued to Admission will be 50c per per- and operate the Sheets son. Children under 12 will be Home until 1937, at admitted free of charge. time they disposed of that Lunch will be served. There i will also be a cake-walk and a ioor prize. The public is cordially invited to attend. Sap: A sign of continued vigor in all trees except the family. Lcmgahmmmz: One who fol- lows the docker's orders. FERN CURTIS WITT DIED IN CALffORNIAI WAS BURIED HERE Mrs. Fern Curtis Witt, formerly of Mount Pulaski, who located in California 12 years ago, died at a hospital in San Diego, Calif. at 1:30 a.m. Friday, March 10, 1961, aged over 70 years. Decedent was born June 6, 1890 on a farm south of Mount Pulaski, Ill., a daughter of S. Thomas and Arminda Scroggin Curtis. She attended the schools of this area and in youngh womanhood married Herbert Cook of Lake Fork. They moved to the Earl Grey area in Saskatchewan, Can- ada, where they farmed for a number of years. Five daugh- ters were born to this union. Mr. Cook died in Canada and Mrs. Cook returned to Mt. Pulaski with her daughters. She was later united in mar- riage to Glenn Oglesby a Mt. Pulaski business man. Following his death, she moved to Californ- ia to make her permanent home. In that state in recent years she married William A. Witt, who survives. She was a member of the Lutheran Church in San Diego. Decedent is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Eloise Smith of San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. Don (Ber- nice) Davis, of Amarillo, Texas; Mrs. Claude (Mary) Bowles, of Buffalo, Ill.; Mrs. Elsie Berger of Evanston, Ill.; Mrs. George (Alice) Pinney, of Decatur, Ill.; one bro- ther, Shelby E. Curtis, of Mt. Pulaski; 8 grandchildren and 5 great, grandchildren. The body was sent by plane to St. Louis, Mo., arriving there early Tuesday morning, and from there was brought to the Schahl Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. Funeral services were held in the Schahl funeral home Wednes- day, March 15, at 11 axn., con- ducted by the Rev. Ray O. Zum- stein, pastor of the St. John's Lutheran Church. Mrs. Frank E. Turley, of Decatur, played ap- propriate organ numbers. Interment was made in the Mr. Pulaski cemetery. Pallbearers were: Henry Frank Buckles, Le- roy K. Buckles, Jr., Willis Laatsch, Richard Laatsch, Virgil Holmes and Robert Molloy. THE DENIM MAKES THE DIFF- ERENCE!  B'Cah buikis loads of wear and comfort into work dungazees. Wom't shrink. won't stretch out of fit, comfort- able saddle seat, roomy legs, hip hugging waistband. Be smart get an extra pair now while our size range is complete. Only $3.49 pair. Huston & Pcmlome's Men's emd Be store. ROBERT SHEETS They then became as- Samuel Baughman of an agricultural which venture was moved to Jerseyville, Ill., Mr, and Mrs. Sheets mov- 1946 and are now co-owners i lue Bughman Manufacturing Inc., with Mr. and Mrs. Gee. i [offstetter. Mr. Sheets has no living breth-  sisters. Mrs. Sheets has one g brother, Harry S. Martin, Mount Pulaski, Ill., and i sister, Mrs. Geo. A. Stout, of Beach, Calif. Both have a of nieces and nephews. Sheets was a member of Board of Directors of Dea-. Hospital, now known as Lincoln Memorial Hos. in Lincoln, for 24 years and serving as chairman of the Committee until he to JerseyvLlle, and Is with Masonic organiz. and the B.P.O.E. Mrs. is a member and Past of the Eastern Star in b. emg 00eeze I. .  , yo fili. They _need moa IiJe inrmsce protection when they have .Ct out of that  with BMA's .   Plan..."lty" insurance gives low _-ct p mow; you can convert to perma- mat fmsmmm when your budget is less strained. Cell today for furdm ormon. Kenneth W. Johnson MOUNT PULASK.I mmmss rues mmm . SIL-TENNIAL "CLEARANCE" J are planning on Fred Paolone, who is acting as [ any souvenir items to the "clearing house" for Sil-[before doing so. In this Tennial merchandising activities, [will help prevent any dut would like for organizations who [of activities along this line. CLUB SLACKS Why put off till tomorrow what you can put em today? H.LS. Club Slacks are designed for everything from active living to just plain loafingl Half-belt with interlocking coin buckle gives you that neat belted look with belflem comfovtl Double.darted buck for snug, contour fit. in em extensive range of new spring colors and fabrics. Men's . 30-40 $4.95 & $5.95 Boys' . 14 - 20 - - $4.95 HUSTON & PAOLONE MEN'S & BOYS' STORE "Give Us A Try Before You Buy" ' GET READY GET SET.... GO! ., kind of a race is getting off to a good start' 00llillllll00-:k C/ w,o. wi. '-% 7 ning financial success,  this usually means form-  B ulating a good, practi- Ak  I cal plan for systematic A saving and opening an    account here. Then KEEP OTHER SERVICES Checking Accounts Safe Deposit Boxes Personal Loans Travelers' Checks THE FARMERS BANK OF I'. PULASKL ILL. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.