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Momst  m. THURSDAY MAR(Z 25. 1961 SIX AT JOHN'S CHURCH Sunday will be the occas- the Confirmation of six people at St. John's Luth- Church, according to the the Rev. Ray O. Zumstein. young people have been for this important event lives, for two years, at ,lasses on Saturday morn- Confirmation confers on the status of adult mem- in the church, including , of receiving the Holy are to be confirmed, Bert Buehler, Barbara Lucas, Romer, Robert VanHook, ; Vandevender and Suzanne The confirmads will re- their first communion on , Thursday evening. cmllal invitation to this ser- . extended to all. 4-H CLUB NEW OFFICERS recent meting of the Lucky 4-H Club of Bea- the annual election of offic- held in the Beason high with the following results: Beverly Bruce; Vice- Mary Kels; Secretary, Cathy Treasurer, Janet Roos. i Leaders Genia Miller Hammer; Repoff- Brown. leaders are Mrs. R.B. and Mrs. Richard Stoll.[ had charge of the social ' next meeting of the club home of Miss Janet Roos. PPER AT METHODIST APRIL 5th ham supper, sponsored by Wesleyan Class of the Meth- will be held at the on Wednesday, April 5, serving to start at 5 p.m. will be $1.50 for adults for grade school stu- Donald Burks and Mrs. Aisopp are chairmen for public is invited. : SORRY ! making mention last week and Mrs. Glover Mat- and Mr. and Mrs. Donald had departed Thursday March 16 on an auto Fort Pierce, Fla., the name Copeland's mother, Mrs. Veail, was unintentional- as being in the group COUNTY EMERGENCY BEEN NAMED S. Martin, Sr., Mount Don Long, Lincoln, and Long and Farm Adviser Brinkmeier, of Lincoln, been named to a Logan committee which will car- agricultural func- in the event of a national [ Copeland To Have Pre- Easter Services For Week 'Steps to Calvary", is the theme of the series of meetings to be held at Copeland Christian Chur- ch, March 24 - April 2, inclusive. The public is invited to the nightly services beginning at 7:30 each evening. The regular minister, Gerald Burt; Bro. Bill Shanle and Elder John Stopher, will deliver the sev- eral messages of the meeting, each successive night leading us closer to Calvary. Miss Marjorie Iden, Lincoln, will have charge of the congre- gational singing, special numbers being presented each night, in- cluding duets, solos, Vibraharp, and Chalk Drawing. Pianists are Joyce Wood and Ruby Quandt. Other interesting items in con- nection with the meeting will be announced from night to night. A Youth Chorus will be a part of the Easter morning service. Bibh School will begin at 9:30 a.m. A fine inspirational meetin has been arranged, as together we walk the "Steps to Calvary". To all, is extended a warm in- vitation to come meet with us and with Him who said, 'Where two or three are gathered togeth- er in My Name, there am I in the midst of them ". FILM TO BE SHOWN AT MASONIC HALL SATURDAY Mount Pulaski Masonic Lodge will show the film "Easter in the Holy Lands" at the Temple on Saturday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. The fill will be presented by Emil Dobry of Decatur. Mr. Dobry made a six-weeks' tour of Europe and the Far East. All Masons, their families, and friends, are invited to attend. A social hour will follows. ERNEST C. BELCHER, 86, DIED MONDAY Ernest C. Belcher, 86, died at 9:45 p.m., Monday, March 20, 1961, in the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln, Ill. He had lived in Lincoln for many years, going there from Mount Pulaski. Decedent was born April 26, 1874, in Patoka, Fayette County, Illinois ,a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Belcher. When a young man he came to the Mount Pulaski vicinity and remained for several years. In Lincoln on March 18, 1902, he married Miss Ina Wright of Mount Pulaski community. They located in Lincoln many years ago where he was employ- ed as a carpenter for some time. i I Mr. Belcher became well known i to many persons during the 15 years he operated the elevator in i the Logan county court house. He was a member of the Christian Church, the Masonic Lodge and !the Carpenters' Union of Lincoln. Surviving are his wife; a dau- ghter, Mrs. Reva Sanders, of Lin- : coin; two sisters, Mrs. Curtis Naugle of Waynesville, and Mrs. Inez O'neal, Patoka; and one :grandson. The body was removed to the Fricke Memorial Home, Lincoln, where funeral services were held at 3 p.m. this Thursday, March 23, the Rev. L. H. Appel officiat- ing. Interment was made in the Mount Pulaski Cemetery. TO BE CONFIRMED ON PALM SUNDAY The following young people will be confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Worship Service, Pall Sunday, March 26, at 10 azn.: Sandra Stoll, IAnda Tendick, Linda Fuhrer, Connie Martin, Pauline Awe, Dianna Beecue, Donald Neal, Leonard Remmert, James Berg, Dean Henrichsmeyer, Norman Maxheimer and Leslie Braun. EASTER TOGS Blotises . . . Gloves . . . Purses Hals... Berkshire Hose EASTER SHOES Ivory. White, Black Flats Smart Glove Leather WEDGEES in Ivory, White, Black High-Heeled Black PATENTS BOYS" CALUMET - Black and Brown Shoes MEN'S FREEMAN Black and Brown BOYS' AND MEN'S DC and Tom Sawyer Shirts BOYS' AND MEN'S Tufty Slacks DOUD'S CLOTHING and SHOES "Follow The Crowds To Douds" MOUNT PULASKI. ILl. FINAL 'CHURCHWIDE' LENTEN STUDIES TO CLOSE SUNDAY Mrs. Donald Burks, chairman of the Commission on Missions at First Methodist Church, is happy to announce that Dr. L. J. Tigner will be the guest speaker at the fourth and final "Churchwide ''i Lenten Study on Alcohol and i Christian Responsibility. Dr. Tigner is head of the Ill- inois Temperance League with offices in Springfield. The League has played an important and vital role in taking alcohol edu- cation to Illinois schools. Dr. Tig- ner will give visual demonstra- tions on the effects of alcohol so that adults and children can actually see what takes place in the body after one drinks. Mrs. Burks would like to extend a cordial invitation to everyone to attend the Lenten Study Sunday evening. The evening will begin with a potluck supper for family at 6:30 pan. ed dishes to pass and your service. Coffee and milk furnished. Nursery service provided during Dr. This is a wonderful for parents to bring their and youth and let them see effects alcohol can have person. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Robert 431 Rollingwood Circle, ville, N.C., are the parents daughter, born Monday, Grandparents are Mr. :Earl Schroth, Mt. Pulaski, and Mrs. Homer Hudleson opolis. The mother is the Norma Schroth. Born to Mr. and Mr Young of Springfield, a boy. He has been named Patrick. The mother is the er Sue Thornton. ELEVATOR AT COURT IN LINCOLN their meting, in the Logan ,court house in Lincoln on March 15, the county supervisors voted unani- to replace the 57-year-old operated elevator The will be automatic. SPECIAL TV PURCHASE PORTABLE G.E. T.V. for $198.00 ,o, lc00, T.V. Stand at St00kl Hm00vm00 Mr. PULASEI, ILl. Francis H. Myrick REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE District No. 3 -- Comprising Laenna,' Lake Fork. Elkhart. Hurlbut and Mount Pulaski Townships Election Tuesday, April 4, 196i e YOUR VOTE MAY BE THE ONE THAT ELECTS ME ! I have been a resident of the Mount Pulaski commun- ity my entire life, and was in the hatchery business in the area for 30 years. I am a property owner and have been affiliated with various organizations, including:- President of Rotary Club, Grade School Board Member, Park Board Member, Methodist Church Treasurer for nine years, Treas- urer also, for all Mount Pulaski Masonic Orders, and Church Lay Leader. I can devote full time to the duties of this important office. With steadily-rlsing hosplta] and medical costs, an accident or severe fllnem can give family finances a real set-back. Sag may be wiped out; bills p'de up. Why take a chance by being unprotected? Call your BMA representative today. He'll help you lovide for such Kenneth W. Johnson MOUNT PUI.SKI NSmlESS IBl'S SUtUtI CO. 'hone SW -J6 r,,mm C 4t. FARM LOAN SERVICE .. that is really something to crow about ! We're proud of our farm loan service . . proud of the opportunity it gives us to aid in the expansion of one of the most vital economic forC- es in this area.., proud of our friendly relation" ship with local farmers. When you need cash for farm financing  for anything from seedS, feeds and fertilizer to farm equipment and im provement of farm buildings, see us. OTHER SERVICES Checking Accounts Safe Deposit Boxes Personal Loans Travelers' Checks THE FARMERS BANK OF Mr. PULASKI, --.Member F Depma mmmce