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Mount Pulaski Times-News 48 MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, MAR. 22, 1951 NUMBER 34 iii! i iil Q Two-Day Homemakers' School Plans Completed For Homemakers' 0i Future Grade School Plans LocAL 00sm,00s AIDING IN $550,000 School Next Tuesday - Wednesday Be Decided In Monday Ballot HosPrrAL DRIVE _ Mount Pulaski is taking part FUNERAL SERVICES Many Prize Awards Room Proving to Pupils. a year ago this March Voters of Consolidated District 33 placed on the issuing of m bonds to finance the at the grade gymnasium, and bus garage. that same need exists, a greater degree, school state. For nothing has in the way of the of additional rooms fact that by the time received, the Korean sent prices skyrocket- it impossible to go ing. There just money to carry unlooked-for in- another year's ex- With heavily overcrowd- and a winter that was youngsters could for a "breather," to remain in- youngster put it, wand bad to play e can't play in- it makes too much there isn't room. So do?" Ready were asked for and be held open until election. Hence, $95,000 which will to complete the gym, kindergarten Will be sufficient to With the work and ady for next fall. of the additional bond voted Monday fig- very small cost to any- Only about 46 cents valuation. If valuation (not the Would expect to get your property) is majority will not the cost would 2.30 a year. man stated, is going to clone sometime, and is put off the more cost. So we may as the needed ira- and save our- money in the pace is at the and the hours are ntil 7 p.m., Monday, rial Gift Gift to the Abra- Memorial Hospital been made pub- and spacious the members of the this gift in of Trustees, Administrator, generosity and are indeed inspir- help others to see we must to have the prop- I know you will satisfaction out of that you have memorial, a sym- in*.erest in GUEST NIGHT AT P-TA ON MARCH 29 The next meeting of the P-TA of the Mount Pulaski Consoli- date grade school will be held Thursday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. Following the business meet- ing Mrs. Virgie Bishop will pre- sent several second and third grade pupils in the following numbers: - "When Pa Is Sick"--Roy Mont- gomery. Recitation by Sally Ayers. Recitation, 'rhe New Broth- er"--Raymond Gee. Dialogue by Sally and Ray- mond. "Bill's Protest" by Amiel Mit- chell. "Report Card" by Jimmie Mc- Cain. 'The Crowning Indignity" by Kenneth Brown. Duet--Linda Barringer and Ian Bowers. DuetmJanice Romanotto and Don Leonard. Duet--anice Romanotto and Shirley Montgomery. Reading, "Is That So" by Lin- da Ingram. Reading, "Little Sister of the Shiek", Janet Blackburn. The guest speaker for the evening will be William Hayes, Assistant Head of the Psycho- logy department of the Lincoln State School and Colony. This is Guest Night of the year and each member is asked to please bring a guest. Refresh- ments will be served by Mo- thers of the 6th grade with Mrs. James Powell, chairman. LATHAM GIRL WEDS IN DECATUR MAR. 3 Miss Frances Williams, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams, Jr., of Latham, and Delbert Heis- erman, Decatur, were united in marriage at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3 in the home of Rev. Bantz in Decatur.  .... The attendants were: Mr. and Mrs. Zorda Wilson of Decatur. The bride was attired in a medium blue suit, with toast ac- cessories and a corsage of yellow tea roses. Mrs. Wilson wore a navy blue suit, with navy and white ac- cessories, and a red rose corsage. The bride is employed at Bark- er's shoe store in Decatur, and Mr. Heiserman is an Illinois Central switchman. The newlyweds are at home in Decatur. FRANCIS COLLIER, 82, SERVICES SATURDAY Funeral services for Francis Dix Collier, 82, who died in his home in Cornland on Wednesday night, March 14, were held at the Schahl funeral home in Mt. Pulaski at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17. Rev. Luther Perrine of Springfield conducted the servic- es, assisted by Rev. Frank Bush of Cornland, pastor of the Christ- ian church. Rev. Bush sang two hymns, "Beyond the Sunset" and "In the Garden," with accomp- animent by Mrs. Harry Peterson of Cornland. Burial was in the Walnut Hill cemetery near Williamsville. The pallbearers were G. R. Batter. tion, Normal Bohn, Harry Peter- son, Rufus Arney, Raymond Lan- terman and Johnny Y.. in the campaign to secure $550,- 000 to build a modern 100-bed hospital for this area. To be known as Abraham Lincoln Me- morial Hospital, it will replace the present Deaconess. The $550,- 000 will be added to $300,000 on hand from previous campaigns and secure the Federal-State grant of $850,000, already allo- cated to Logan County for the building of a hospital. The new building, - completely equipped, will cost $1,700,000. Loyal supporters of the move- ment for a better hospital in this area and friends of Deaconess are rallying to make the pres- ent drive a succes E. Keith Rothwell has been elected as chairman for Mount Pulaski and the following to date have ac- cep.ted membership on the Cam- pmgn Committee for Solicita- tions: J. W. Cowan, John D. Biesemeier, Carl C. Opperman, Ennis Downing, Wesley" A. Scrog- gin, Wilbur Stoll, Austin W. Schaffenacker and Harry Elliott. Public Urged FOR RELL C. BEIDLER To Be Made Daily To School Guests. Funeral services for Rell Capps Beidler, 77, lifelong resident of Mount Pulaski, who died Tuesday Mar. 13, in Macon County Home and Hospital north of Decatur were held in the Schahl funeral home at 2 p.m. Friday, March 16. The services were conducted by Rev. F. E. Neumeyer, pastor of the Methodist church. Ap- propriate music was rendered by Mrs. Frank Turley at the piano. Burial was in the Mount Pu- laski cemetery. Pallbearers were: Harry J. Wible,  C. H. Leckbee, Frank Passmore and Harold L. Hargrave of the Times-News office, and Charles Anderson and Kenneth V. Connolley of the post- office force. Relatives from a distance who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Graham Eddy and dau. ghter, Marcia, of Arlington, Va.; Samuel Linn Beidler, George C. Beidler and Harold S. Beidler of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Landes, of Princeton; Mrs. Ollie Ballew, Mr. and Mxs. Otto Bra- cheat of Cornland; Mr. and Mrs. To Contribute In] william Buttell and family, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Brooker and Red Cross Drive Charles Taylor of Elkhart. JULIA BOCK MILLER Local Contributions AT LINCOLN APRIL 17 Should Be Taken to The travel talk by Julia Bock Either BmdL Miller, of Decatur, will again be Everybody is familiar with the sponsored by the Logan County fact that the annual Red Cross Home Bureau in a program that drive for needed funds is in promises to be as interesting and progress during the month of as beautiful as those in the past March. Many people, realizing two years. Her film topic is the importance of the campaign, "Let's Drive to Alaska," which have made their contributions is sort of a double feature pro- to either the Farmers Bank or gram. the First National Bank. You are asked to reserve Tues- In Logan county the 1951 day, April 17, for this program, quota is $7,200. For Mount PU- which will be presented in the laski township the quota is only Lincoln community high school $480. Of this sum about $250 at 8 p.m. had been contributed up to Wed- Tickets may be secured from nesday, announces the township any Home Bureau unit chairman treasurer, Ben W. Ely, who would as follows: Mrs. Orville Downing, like to have the sum raised with- Mount Pulaski Unit I; Mrs. Ed- out having to make a house to ward Ruwe, Mount Pulaski Un- house canvass. , it II; Mrs. Edwin Rentsehler and Go to either bank, now, and Mrs. Everett Stoll, Chestnut; Mrs add your donation to help the Walter Bartels, Latham; or Mrs. township meet this quota, or go Fred Froehlich, Mount Pulaski, Over the top. county treasurer. Last year 900 nurses were pro- The admission is $1.00 for vided by the Red Cross to serve adults, and 50c for students, tax in 80 disasters, in refugee shelt- included. You should plan now ers, in emergency medical sta- to purchase your tickets as tions, in blood centers, in hospit- there is only a limited number als and clinics. In the worst polio available. epidemic in the nation's history, the Red Cross made a record number of 2,330 nurse assign- ments in 37 states and the Dis- trict of Columbia. Do your part in supporting this worthy serv. ice by contributing to the 1951 driv for funds. And, another thing of great importance. You must remember our boys in the armed service, and what the Red Cross does for them. Among the great number are young men from your own home area. Don't forget them! JUNIOR HIRED HANDS 4-H CLUB BAKE SALE The Junior Hired Hands 4-H club of Mount Pulaski vicinity, will hold a Bake Sale, on Satur- day, March 24, at Meyers Serv. ice Co.; on the east side of the square. The sale is to raise funds for the activities. Get part of your Easter dinner here. Union Services ,i iiii i The annual union Easter Sun' rise service in Mount Pulaski MINSTREL PRACTICE will be held in the Christian Members of the Mount Pulaski church at 6:30 o'clock Easte Minstrel Cast are to hold a re- Morning, with the Methodist and hearsal Monday night at 6:30 at ISt. John's churches co-operating. the high school in preparation The program follows:. for benefit performance at Lin- Trumpet solo, "The Holy City" coln high school gym under aus- )ices County 4-H Clubs, April II. aight Templars To Attend Easter Services The members of the Mount Pu- laski Commandery No. 39, Knights Templar, will attend the Easter Sunrise services at 6:30 a.m., Sunday, March 25. The services will be held in the Christian church. ! The Commandery members i will meet at the Masonic Hall promptly at 6 a.m., in full Templar uniform and proceed to the church. i / (Adams), William Myrick Jr. Organ Prelude, Mrs. Frank E.' Turley. The Call to Worship, Rev. F. : E. Neulneyer. Hymn, "O Worship the King." Scripture and Prayer, Rev. Robert Wilkes. Hymn, "Crown Him With Many Crowns." Easter Meditation, Rev. Ray O. Zumstein. Hymn, "All Hail the Power of Jesus Name." Benediction, Rev. F. E. Neu- meyer. rhe is invtt,: The Mount Pulaski Times- News in cooperation with local merchants announce that plans have been completed for the big Homemakers School to be held at the gymnasium of the Mount Pulaski township high school for two days, Tuesday and Wednes- " day, March 27-28, starting at 1:30 p.m. each day. The cooking school show be in charge of Susan Lowe, faro ous food lecturer and her assist- ant, both nationally known home economists. Doors of the gym will be open at 1:00 o'clock p.m. and the show itself will begin a half hour later. : It's Free--Plese Come The homemaker school is of- fered as a public service lea- ture and is absolutely free. There will be no charge of any kind. Susan Lowe will demonstrate the latest methods in cooking, using a special mirror and light- ing device which will permit everyone to see exactly what she is doing, how she makes those tricky cakes. She will be ready to answer homemakers' cooking questions. Appliance Show, Too Local merchants will have special displays of all kinds electric and gas appliances use in title modern kitchen. will bel}anges and refrigerators, ironers, stoves, freezers, and all the appliances which help to make modern homemaking easi- er and better than it ever was i in Grandma's day. Come early both afternoons, plan to stay throughout the ses- sions. Gifts and prizes will be featured through cooperation of local merchants, and a pleasant time is promised all who at-. tend. Some Cooking Tricks It's easy to cook---and it isn't. Every cook will tell you so. But Susan Lowe can show you some i tricks that help lift the monot. ony and make cooking more fun, For instance, a cooking school  fContlnued on ])age 6) .........