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unt Pulaski Times-News MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY. MAR. 29, 1951 NUMBER 35 Cooking School Drew of "'Cooks" Both Days Failed To Keep 4-H HOT ROD CLUB From School Afterlloon. days in the lives of this community enjoyed from approval they -day cooking or held at the Tuesday and Some 400 Tuesday afternoon was even larger afternoon. sponsored by the -operation with featured not by Miss nationally known Who did a marvel- her aduiences and enjoy every pro- of home ap- merchants. were from Co., featuring refrigeration; In- stoves and Electric, and Hot Point with refriger- Stoves; Copeland washers; Roth- home lanning Hershey, the products gas and ranges and Central Gas Co., re- eep-freeze, and Speed -Queen were used by Susan Lowe. top table Lowe was turn- the courtesy of on page 6) Vetter. 91. 00o"owing At Home Will Be After- John's. One of the oldest residents of Ilk, was critic. noon last Fri- stairs in his & Spring lived with his McCarthy Was removed to in Lin- ambulance, at 12:22 2s, 1001. i years, 5 months, born Oct. 14, of Pennsyl. age of one year Mr. and to Mount where he of his long he married a daugh- and Margaret of this locality. being per- Pulaski by Rev. J. on a farm, but the city and Mount Pu- She preceded 21, 1939. events of wed. page 12) FORMED IN COUNTY At the Logan County Farm Bureau building in Lincoln, on Tuesday evening, March 20, the "Hot Rod" 4-H Tractor Club held a meeting to organize lor the year, and elect officers. Cards were signed by 33 members, with 15 parents and implement deal- ers present. Officers elected are as follows:. President--- Charles Gehlbach, Lincoln Ag. Vice President--- Don Travis. Beason, 4-H Club. Secretary Rosemary Wilcox- en, Atlanta 4-H. Treasurer Walter Rankin, Abe Lincoln 4-H Club. Reporter--- Richard Thomas of Beason 4-H Club. Duane Shanle, Mount Pulaski, is club leader, and Fred O. Fin- chum of Hartsburg, Youth As- sistant. They outlined the course of study to be followed. New members will be admitted until the next meeting, which is Tues- day, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the Bannister and Logan Farm Im- plement Co. store in Lincoln. The first lesson will be the op- erator's manual. HERSCHEL SHRADER MARRIED ON FRIDAY Herschel E. Shrader of Lin- coln, Logan county treasurer, and Miss Minnie B. Estes of Lincoln, were united in marriage Friday, March 23, 1951 at 11 a. m. Rev. Charles Tupper performed the ceremony in the study of the First Christian church in Springfield. The couple was accompanied and attended by Sheriff and Mrs. Clair W. Smith, of Lincoln. The bride wore orchid, with black accessories, and Mrs. Smith wore biege with brown acees. sories. The bride is the daughter of the late Mrs. Anna R. Estes of Lincoln. She is assistant secre- tary-treasurer of the National Farm Loan Association in Lin- coin and plans to continue her work. Mr. Shrader, a former Mt. Pulaskian, is a son of James H. Shrader of Mount Pulaski. The couple departed on a short wedding trip and will be at home at 327 North Kiekapoo St., Lincoln. ELECTION TUESDAY A three-way contest for high- way commissioner of Mount Pu- laski township will bring out a record vote next Tuesday from all indications. This is the only office to be voted on. Ted Duff is the candidate on the Republican ticket and is a former highway commissioner in Chester township; while Thos. A. Gupton Sr., is the Democratic nominee, with Paul "Mike" Dav- is, who has been operating the heavy equipment for some years for George Suedmeier, retiring commissioner, is running on an Independent ticket. Two park district commission- ers are to be elected with Edd Dittus and Harry $. Wible as the only candidates. A. W. Schaffen- acker, present member, is retir- ing from the board. In Laenna township the only contest is for highway commis- sioner with Robert Howe, Demo- crat, and Ted Phillips, contest- ants. John Scheetz is unopposed for supervisor. In Aetna township there (Continued on page 12) INEZ E. BAKER WED EASTER SUNDAY AT ZION CHURCH HERE Easter Sunday service in the Zion Ev. Lutheran church at Mount Pulaski, united in mar. riage William A. Carlson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Carlson. 408 South Main st., Kewanee, and Inez Esther Baker. daughter of Mrs. Carrie B. Baker, Mount Pulaski, Rev. A. G. Hoffmann performed the double ring cere- mony at 8:30 a.m. Calla lilies were used with palms to decorate the church. The church organist played the traditional wedding marches. Miss Charlotte E. Baker, Chi- cago, sister of the bride, was her maid-of-honor and brides mat- rons were Mrs. Ethel Baker of Mount Pulaski, of the bride, and Mrs. Alfild Bow- man, Kewanee. Becky Lynn Bak- er, niece of the bride, was the flower girl and Paul Mark Bow. man was ring-bearer. William M. Miller, served as best man and ushers were Ralph Soelzer, student at University of Illinois, and Ezra Bowman, Ke- wanee. The bride chose for her wed. ding a gown of white satin, fash- ioned with a train, Her blusher veil had a beaded satin crown and she carried an orchid on a white Bible. Her pearls were a gift from the groom. The maid-of-honor wore a blue satin gown and one bridesmat. ton was in blue taffeta and the other in pink. All wore flowers in their hair and carried bou- quets of red flowers. The flower (Continued on page 6) "WHITE EASTER" FOR THIS COMMUNITY According to the Associated Press reports the weather man gave Easter paraders a break in some sections Sunday. Sunny skies smiled down on all but a few scatterd spots over the na- tion. But Mount Pulaski was not a- mong the sunny spots by any means. The morning hours brought forth a snow storm that lasted several hours. The snow melted on the pavements in most parts of the city, but covered the ground. Snow flurries continued at intervals throughout the day. The weather did not deter the people from attending Easter church services, however, and all churches were filled to capacity with worshippers. Of course there was no East- er Parade of Spring Fashions, but many women appeared in new spring fineries. District Music Contests Will Be Held At lincoln This Coming Saturday MR. DOLLINGER SPEAKER TO GIVE ROTARY AND C. of C. WASHINGTON DATA The staff of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States was recently called into Wash- ington for briefing on the vital facts of the world delemna. The conferences were addressed by leaders in government includ- ing Secretary of Defense Marsh- all. Mr. Dollinger, Ass't. Division Mgr., will be present Tuesday, April 3rd at a luncheon spon- sored by the Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce to bring a first hand report of the Wash- ington scene. NIANTIC COUPLE MARRIED 56 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fleagle of Niantic, marked their 56th wed- ding anniversary Tuesday, March 27th. They were united in mar. riage in Niantic in the home of her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Webb. They have lived all of the married life in the Ni- antic community. They have two children, Os- car Fleagle of Mount Pulaski vicinity, and Mrs. Luther Hart- wig, route 8, Decatur. There are three, grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The new home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Schafer, northeast of Mount Pulaski, has been com- pleted. Mr. and Mrs. Schafer are now comfortably settled in their new home. Voters Approved Additional Bond to Complete School Building Atlanta, general contractor, $219,424.63; Brown Plumbing & Heating, Lincoln, $51,261.34; and Sablotny, electrical, $13,150. Work will start as soon as weather conditions are favor. able. Approval Given By Almost Two to One. 396 Yes; 205 No. "Voters of Mount Pulaski Con- solidated grade school district No. 33, expressed their approval Tuesday of the additional bond issue of $95,000, necessary to have sufficient funds to carry out the building program by a vote of almost two to one---396 and 205 Against. A previous issue of $195,000 was found insufficient due to a tremendous jump in pricesAThe board of education, despite this diJm'ouraging factor, again ask- ed for bids so that in the event the additional issue carried, they would be protected. Low bids were accepted with the proviso that they would be good until the new issue could be brought to a vote. Low bidders were: Paul Ball, LARRY C, ONAWAY SUFFERED" EYE INJURY MONDAY Larry Conaway, son of Mrs. Irvin Robbins, while playing with a neighbor boy, Ruddy Ketchie, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Ketchie, Monday about 5 p.m., was hit in the corner of the left eye with a stick thrown by his young friend. Larry was rushed to St. John's hospital in Springfield for ex- amination and treatment. It is reported that the sight will not be impaired. Larry is 10 years old today (Thursday). Large Entry List From Pulaski Schools Will Participate at Meet. Mount Pulaski high will send another large entry list to the district music contests to be held in Lincoln on Saturday of this week. 22 soloists will compete and 12 ensemble groups have been entered. Soloists and ensembles com- pete from 8:45 in the morning until 4:30 that afternoon. Only division winners will advance to the state finals at Charleston. The band will enter competi- tion the following Saturday, a- gainst Class C schools at Lincoln. SOLOISTS: Wallace Schroth, B-fiat clarinet Mariann Dana, flute. Shirley Wood, Alto saxophone. Vera Mercier, Alto saxophone. Bill McCain, Tenor saxophone. Hazel Reinders, French horn. Ray Richner, Trombone. Margaret Shively, B-fiat clari- net. Mary Beth Christensen, flute. Jim Brown, Cornet. Larry Shull, Clarinet. Wendell Brown, Baritone. Don Lee, Trombone. Donna Waddell, French horn. Shirley Marshall, B a r i t o n e saxophone. Margaret Dana, Alto clarinet. David Froehlieh, Tuba. Myra Kay Moore, Oboe. Kenneth Stewart, Baritone. Jim Romer, Snare Drum. Darrell Payne,.Snare Drum. Lois Schaffenacker, Piano. ACCPANISTS: Lois Schaffenacker, H a z e 1 Reinders, Mariann Dana, Jean Ann Schroth. , ENSEMBLES: Clarinet Quartet No. 1: Mar- garet Shively, Dick Ey, Wallace Schroth, Lois Schaffenacker. Clarinet Quartet No. 2: Michael Drake, Joan Biesemeier, Janet Downing, Wanda Sams. Mixed Clarinet Quartet: Dick Ey, Joan Biesemeier, Margaret Dana, Marvin Richner. Saxophone Quartet: Gordon Suedmeier, Vera Mercier, Bill Me (Continued on page 5) AARON POTTER CITED Pfc. Aaron B. Potter recently received the Bronze Star for heroic achievement on Nov. 30, 1950, in the vicinity of Kunu-ri, Korea, while his division was trapped. He is a member of the Headquarters Battery, 2nd In- fantry Division Artillery. The news and a copy of the General Order was received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Potter, of Latham, on March 17, 1951. The order stated, "Potter ex - posed himself to severe enemy fire, in order to place a .50 caliber machinegun into firing position; firing with great ac. curacy he pinned down several enemy gunners, thus enabling the convoy in which he was rid- ing to proceed through an enemy road block approximately fine miles in depth." Aaron enlisted in the service June 16, 1948, and has been in Korea seven and one-half mon- ths. NEW MANAGER AT KROGER CO. STORE HERE Bill Seeber of Decatur, was checked in Wednesday, March 28, as new manager of the Kroger Co. store in Mount Pulaski. He replaced Herschel Hayden, who has been manageT of the local store the past four years.