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Mount Pulaski Tirnes-N 58 MOUNT PULASKL ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. APRIL 27, 1961 00IAL GROUPS ON TV [JR. CLUB HELD CHAMPAIGN NEXT MONDAY ]SPRING BANQUET Im sPnmC00m) rfll Appear On -g lram At l00me.Tid00 Mount Pulaski Sil-Tennial Will again be featured on on Monday, May 1st, 3, Champaign. They on for 15 minutes on Neighbor" program san. Mx. Perry intends to the participants. Activities Chairmen one or more (poss- of their members to on this program. All the such as Square Belles, Ladies, the Band, Belle Chorus, Club, Brothers Queens, Keystone Balloon Stunt, Old Antique Cars, Antique &apos; =Lnd all others," should send representatives. Th -vitles represented, the TJONS OF F [ The annual Spring Banquet of ___ I the Mount Pulaski Junior wo- ENJOYED PANCAI l man's Club, was held Thursday, gIIPPR SIIWT1AY ]April 6, at he Mill" in Spring- .......... l field at 6:30 p.m. J ames Christianson, a r[ The tables were decorated with of tne angamon t=ounYrnenr'S[wishing wellis filled with ivy Department, was spea at the an d other greenery. Each guest Lions Club zone meeting at the was given a favor of potted ivy. [Zion Lutheran Church, here, on Sunday evening. He showed slides of some of the recent cases he had investigated and told a little about each case. Mr. Christianson has spent 40 years in law enforcement work and was with the FBI, the Illinois State Police and other sheriff's departments before locating in Sangamon county. Lions Club members from tin- coin, Mt. Auburn, San Jose, At- lanta and Illiopolis were gts of the local organization. Apan- cake supper preceded the talk and afterward those attending were treated to free bowling at the Hilltop Bowl, or swimming at ,Mrs. Raymond Letterle and her committee made the dining room very attractive for the evening. Mrs. James Borgerson, program chairman, introduced Mrs. Grace I-iamm, who in turn, gave a very amusing book review on the novel; 'rhe Snake Gets All The Lines." Mrs. Ray Richner conducted a short business meeting. All com- mittees reported, on their activi- ties: Mrs. George Volle, contact chairman of the Senior Woman s! Club, introduced the new officers for the coming year: President, Mrs. Kenneth Johnson; Vice-Pres- ident, Mrs. Bill Dittus; Secretary, Mrs., Loren Holmes; Treasurer, INVITATION TO GOV. KERNER DELIVERED FRIDAY BY HOR[ WALTHER LEAGUERS ENJOYED SWIMMING AND ROLLER SKATING Two hundred and twenty-five teen-age Walther Leaguers en- joyed a swimming and roller skating party at the Tomlinson Recreation Center, Tuesday even- ing of this week. Those present to enjoy the af- fair were from San Jose, Lincoln, Chestnut, Havana, Clinton, Ma- son City, Manito, New Holland, Forrest City and Mount Pulaski. The ministers, counselors and some of the parents from the Lutheran church of these towns and cities, accompanied the groups. At 9:45 p.m. they left the Re- creation Center for the Zion Luth- eran Church, where they partici- pated in a Vesper Service, and were served lunch. Two-Day Trip To Capital Cuy: Was Required : Members of the Mount " Riding Club, on horset the City Itall Thursday, at 10 a.m., with an tation to Governor Otto to be present on the 0pentn of the city's Sil-Tennial tion, July 22. The route taken by the rldels was Route 54, and the State ice escorted them the entire q tance. At noon, lunch was to the curve this side of in a Chuck Wagon driven Dean Cates and Mrs. John At Spaulding the group joined by six riders from Sangamon Riding Club, whol to the Belt Line with them, They arrived at the Grounds at 5 p.m., speed of 4 miles per hour. Mount Pulaski Sil-Tennial Lad- yet to appear on TV Dtto Roos, Mrs. Lee Ellis Downing, who charge of the Belles Mxs Ada Suedmeier, Hutchison, Mxs. Dean August Hahn, Mrs. Mrs. Anna Ellis, B. Horn, Mrs. June G. F. Wail Mrs. Mrs. Clyde Fe- Horn, Mrs. Les- and Mrs. Eugene K. cannot appear program they may chance at a later at ll,P.rentatives should meet 's onday, at :lS a. l,.ggested that Brothers of l'a 1 take cars so that the  not have to drive. addreas of the TV Station al-Paign is 509 So. Neil St. aed the Midwest Tele- -" tation. A00h00nted LeHers Annugi H.S. "0000lUet Tuesday E?asilTo.t St. Louis , Enlivened ung With Humor g aShol athletes were a! the annual banquet "th,,: night Tuesday at the -"t church The banquet t'hb.onSred iy the Rotary club president, Welcome, introduced Taylor who after apPreciation of the to stage the affair, speaker of the Bennington, bas- of the St. Louis never a dull moment took over. His of an athletic talk, for the proved billing as a Will of speaker with his mixed with advice athletes present. played with the San Francisco dur- years and was a He. was over- when the great over his number was so great they stressed courage, being afraid to it one would on 16) the TomUnson Memorial Pool. At the Lions Club meeting on Thursday, April 20, it was decid- ed to hold a sale of boxed candy this spring, to raise money for the Little League. PAGEANT CHORUS STARTS PRACTICING The chorus tor the Sil-Tennial Pageant got off to a fine start Monday evening when 53 singers were present at the grade school music room for the first rehearsal. 35 women and 18 men were in the group which were more than pleased with the evening's re- hearsal under Mrs. Helen Hoblit of Atlanta, who has been en- gaged to direct the pageant mus- ic. As usual, tenors and altos, were outnumbered so more of these two groups, as well as other sing- ers, are urged to attend the next meeting on Tuesday night of next week at the grade school music room at 7:30 p.m. SIGN-UP MEETINGS FOR THIS ARr 00,00OtmCEV Harry S. Martin, St., office man- ager of the local ASC office, to- day announced the meeting dates and places for sign-up in the Feed Grain Program. Following are those in the Times-News area: Mon., May lstElkhartElk" hart Town Hall. Tues., May P,--Aetna, Chestnut Town Hall. Mount Pulaski at the Mt. Pulaski Odd Fellows Hall. Mon., May 8---Lacuna at Lath- am "Fire House", and, Lake Fork at Latham "Fire House". Tues., May 9: Hurlbut at Elk- hart Town Hall, and, Oran at the Beason Town Hall. Landowners or tenants may sign-up the farm at the scheduled meeting place in the township where the farm is locate& Farmers are requested to bring their notice, received recently in the mail, with them to the sign- up meeting. JUNIOR.SIIIOR PROM HELD AT DECATUR The Junior and" Senior Prom of the Mount Pulaski high school, was held Friday, night, April 21, at the Hotel Orlando in Decatur. The theme of the Prom was "South Pacific", with decorations of palm trees, fish nets holding shells, and the pineapples and flowers were center-pieces on the tables. After the dinner, dancing was enjoyed to the music of RaY North's dance band. Roberta Ridgeway and John poffenbarger were crowned Queen and King of the Prom. Mxs. Dean Cates, and Parliamen- tarian, Mxs. Dee Buckles. The meeting was adjourned by the new president, Mrs. Johnson. VISITATION & GISTRTION FOR KINDERGARTEN PUPILS Visitation and registration for Kindergarten ,pupils for 1961-62 will be May 9 and 10th. You are asked to fill-out a questionnaire at the door and then visit in the room for a few minutes. If you have a child that will be 5 years old befm, e Dec. lsL he will be eligible for Kinder- garten next fall. Please plan to register your child at this time. DOGS MUST HAVE RABIES VACCINATION; APRIL 29 It's that time of the year again to have Rabies Vaccination, and ANNUAL MOTHER-DAUGHTER BANQUET MONDAY NIGHT The annual Mother-Daughter Banquet sponsored by the WSCS of the Methodist church, will be held Monday, May 1 with the din- [net, potluck, at 6 p.m. All ladies land mothers and their daugh- ters are urged to attend. Bring food to pass and your own table service. Roils and coffee will be furnished. The speaker of the evening will be Mrs. Ruth Mc<lary of Bell- i flower. All ladies having Sil-Tennial dresses should wear them to this banquet. JUSTICE OF PriCE NOW IN OFFICE Justice of the Peace Francis H. Myrick on Monday took up the law requires that all dogs his official duties for District No. are to be vaccinated. Dr. C. M. 3 and will maintain his offices Merriman will be at the city hall in the Chestnut Hatchery build- for this purpose, Saturday, Apr!!ling on South Wash!ngton St. 29, from 3 to 5 pzn. The fee Will .MyricK announcea ms nours as bo $300 9 to 12 and 1 to 4 Monday hru Is c_an be vaccinated in La-IFriday, holidays excepted. tham on Friday, April 28; in[ His jurisdiction in civil cases Chestnut, Monday, May 1, and i will be those with a maximum Elkhart, Tuesday, May 2, each of $1,000, and in criminal cases, day from 3 to 5 p.m. $500. DISTRICT SPRING CONVENTION OF The horses were cared for stabled at the fair grounds day night. Dean Cate$ tin Schaffenacker remained the horses. On Friday afternoon the assembled and rode down State Capitol, where they governor at 4 p.m. They wore corted by City Police. The ernor accompanied by State sentative Herman met the group at the north of the State House and the invitation that had been ed by Mayor the city of Mount Pulaski. vitation was presented by Schaffenacker. A letter bert Horn, American Legio i mander, invited the I the fried chicken supper sored by the Legion the evening of the opening celebration. Dean Cate this invitation to the Governor Kerner was in seeing the riders and hands with all of them. quite interested in the ing an ex-calvaryman. The riders were thrilled of the expedition. group at the Stat-House! Mrs. Wilbur Stoll, Mrs. Lucas and Mrs. WiIford Sr. Mrs. Scroggin pinned a tonnaire on the governor's The weather was ideal WOMEN'S CLUB Held All - Day Meeting At zion Luthemn Chm'ch The 17th District Spring Con- vention of Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs was held in the Zion Lutheran Church, Mr. Pulas- ki, Wednesday, April 19, 1961, be- ginning at 10 a.m., with the pres- ident Mrs. Charles Woods, of Lin- coln, presiding. The Devotional was gxven by I Mrs. Martin Roethe, and the Sa- lute to the Flag was led by the 17th District American Citizenship Chairman Mrs. John Thomas. Greetings were extended by Mrs. Ray Richner, president of the Jr. Woman's Club. The morning session was taken up by reports of officers and com- mittees, after which a Memorial service was conducted by Mrs. Oswald Brooker, Mrs. Oscar Fleagleand Mrs. L. K. Buckles, Sr., honoring the memory of de- parted club members of the dis trict. Mrs. Edward O. Mayer o the local Club was among those so honored. During the morning routine of business new officers were elected for the ensuing year, as follows: President: Mrs. William Foll- mer, Forrest, 1961 Illinois Mother of the Year. WELL ATTENDED Corresponding SecT. , Mrs. Carl Miller. Miss Helen Tomm, vice-pres- ident of the central region, made a few remarks concerning her pet project, the Federation. Miss Tomm has appeared on programs for the local club, and is a pop. ular speaker with very convincing arguments for her projects. There were several scholarship awards given the various depart- ments. At 12:15 p.m. a luncheon was served by the ladies of the Zion Lutheran Church, which was very much enjoyed. During the lunch- can a style show of participants of the Vogue Sewing contest parad- ed among the tables while the American Home chairman Mrs. C. C. Swearingen, narrated. At 1:30 p.m. the convention re. convened and the local president Mrs. Elmer Schaffenacker, gave i an outline of plans for the Sil- Tennial and introduced the Sil- Tennial Ladies of the Senior and Junior Woman's Clubs, Mrs. Paul Beidler and Mrs. Henry Buckles. Selections by the Sil-Tennial Chorus, under the leadership of Mrs. Julian Sams, followed. This fine group of singers was well received. Mrs. William Follmer, Forrest, (Continued on page 3) days and the ride was It is an experience that remembered for many The group of riders of: Frank Turley, Presiden Riding Club; Mrs. Leslie ex, club Sil-Tennial Lady; ] Cafes, Sandra Stoll, Cubbin, Mrs. 9-year-old son Curry, Mrs. Lucy Austin Schaffenacker. Mrs. ] Thompson and son Michae L ed the group at Comlan& Daylight Time Starts Sunday The time again when the weaxy either does or doesn't t 9 turn his clock up when he retires Saturday Daylight savings time starts Sunday at midnight for the of Illinois. If you don't want to lose extra hour of sleep night, there is a very remedy  Go to bed an earlier. In order to do that, will probably have to turn clock up right after su will get sorta used to it. (M, you may miss a couple of ion programs heck -- there will erns the next day! \