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April 13, 1961

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: .... Momd  IlL, THOltSDAY. APRIL 13, 1961 ATTEND MEETING "'CANDY STRIPERS" A group of teenagers from Mr. Pulaski were in Lincoln Saturday April 8, and attended meeting of the Junior Klliary, a project for St. Clara's hospital, sponsored by the Senior Auxiliary, and are familiarly known as the "Candy Stripers". Carolyn and Marylyn Fuhrer, Tee Wessbecher, Sandra Sams arid Carla Bryson, made up the grip of girls and they have formed a Mt. Pulaski Unit. They are hoping more girls will be in- ed in joining. The age cket is from 14 to 16 years, arm the' duties are volunteer work at St. Clara's hospital every Sat- turflay from 2 to 4 p.m. The duties consist of some office work, snack bar, information as well as to read to pa- tients, or run errands. Any of the above girls will be glad to give you information concerning the organization. If :tn*ested contact them soon and ready to help with this worthy project. IN "STRAY SCRAPS" OF DEC,TrUR NEWSPAPER In Saturday's "Stray Scraps" column in the Decatur Revue, ap- lared the following item about a brother and sister of Mrs. Celia Poffenbarger of Mount Pulaski. "Jacob M. Constant, 1303 No. 18th St., Decatur, found a receipt for coal he delivered Oct. 7, 1885, tea Mrs. Jessie May, for $2.40 a ton. Constant was then a driver for the old Wabash Coal Co., and the price included delivery." TRAINING DEFENSE Area Defense Council Meeting Held Here Sunday ALERT FOR CIVIL UNITS ON APRIL 28-29 The role of the local Civil De- fense agencies in the national Opal 61 -- a training alert -- scheduled April 28 and 29 was ex- plained by General John L. Hom- er, director of the Illinois State Civil Defense agency at the quarterly meeting of the Central Illinois Area Civil Defense Coun- i cil at Mr. Pulaski Sunday. The :meeting was largely atended and was held at the IOOF Hall where' dinner was served by the Re- bekah ladies. The role of the local Civil De- fense is to take care of evacuees from Springfield and was explain- ed by General John Homer. Col. Mel Maurenee of the state office pointed out the alert gives the local corps opportunity to test, train and evaluate the CD or- ganization. He said more than HONORED MOTHER OF YEAR AT FORREST Mrs. Charles H. Woods of Lin- 60 per cent of the 530 units in coin, 17th District president and the state plan to participate in: reginal chairman of American the alert one way or another. Mothers committee for the Cen- tral States, Miss Alice Helmle of Also taking part in the discus- Springfield and Mrs. Oswald sion were Col. Robert Rich and Breaker of Mount Pulaski, went Col. Aurel Clark, also of the state to Forrest Sunday, April 9, to at- staff. ' !tend the award ceremony for the President Guy Parkins of Gales- Illinois Mother of 1961, Mrs. Wil- burg presided and host director liam G. Follmer of Forrest. was Richard Mueller and his as- sistant Mrs. Mueller in charge of the Mt. Pulaski unit. Reports on the mid-winter con- ference of the U.S. Civil Defense council in February at Washing- ton were given by the Rev. Hu- bert Entwhistle, national chaplain and Larry Shroyer, Lincoln and Logan county CD director. Vernon Strongman, Springfield and Sangamon county CD direc- tor and mutual aid coordinator invited the group to Springfield in July. He also called a meeting of CD directors of his mutual aid area for 7:30 p. m. Wednesday, April 12 at Springfield headquar- ters. Gathered in the Forrest.Strawn- Wing high school gym were edu- cational, religious, political and civic leaders from central and northern Illinois, as well as a large representation of the 1,040 residents of Forrest. Otis Keeler/ vice-president of the Dept. of Education in the state, was the principal speaker and Mrs. Woods introduced the past Illinois mothers present and explained the organization. Lt. ! MORE PUBLICITY FOR SIL-TENNIAL Mount Pulaski's coming Sil- Tennial celebration received pub- licity this week in "Your Home", a slick magazine mailed to those interested in building in this area. A full-page display sponsored by the Hassebrock Bros. of Mount Pulaski features a picture of a home built by them and now ac- ing. On the front steps Mrs. Downing is greeting Mrs. Velma Leckbee. Both are in their Sil-Ten- nial dresses. Copy in the ad,tells i of the celebration. Also in this issue' is a picture of the Mt. Pulaski Court House. MRS STELI BEARD IS NAMED DEPUTY ASSESSOR Appointment of Mrs. Stella M. Beard as a Decatur Township Deputy Assessor, was approved April 7th by the Decatur Town- ship Board of Directors. Mrs. Beard formerly resided in Mount Pulaski. APPRECfATION I wish to thank the voters for their support of my candidacy as a member of the Mount Pulaski High School Board of Education, at Saturday's election, as well as the courtesies shown me during the six years I served on the board. John H. Bryson, Jr. LANGELLIER'S of Lineoh Gay. Samuel H. Shapiro, i part in the program. Mr" and 'Mrs'JackieS ' Elkhart, are parents of a born Thursday, April 6, in ALM Hospital at Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Jack poffer$ er of Broadwell, are parenU son, born April 6th, in th Clara's hospital, Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Nimrod Litehfield are parents of a ter, born Thursday, Marc] They now have three daugh Born to Mr. and Mrs. I2 Simkins, Jr., Rockford, on AI a girl. She has been named t erine Elizabeth. The mother iS former Elizabeth Ann Roo Middle Age: The time o] when after pulling in your J ach, you look as if you aug ,ull in your Get 4 pairs of stockings for the price of 3! APRIL 17th through APRIL 29tk ow, for a limited time only, Berkshire makes this sensational offer! With every 3 pairs of Berkshire stockings you buy, you get a bonus pair without charge. You pay for three, get the fourth pair free! And, of course, these are the long- wearing nylons with the famous NC Run-Barrier. Four fashionable stocking styles to choose from With seams or seamless. From $4-05 the box. DOUD'S CLOTHING and SHOES "Follow The Crowds To Douds" MOUNT PULASKI, ILL. i !: i i: I .',.i ..:': ddents happen fast --. Farmers Auto claim service b al fasfl R. Moore INSURANCE Phooe SW 2-5215 Mr. PULASKI, ILL. aad Casually Inranm i:i : belong to the NEW state-wide service program for Used Car buyers GUARANTEED WARRANTY 15% discount on all parts AND 15% discount on all labor for one full year! 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