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| unt Pulaski Times-News 48 MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS. THURSDAY, MAY 3, 1951 NUMBER 40 "r Rostra BAKER WEDS Bebekahs C00eL sco00 w00Tz ISchool Band Wins Fl st Dmslon Andl PAPER DRIVE MAY 5 I, = v, -- - SPRINGFIELD MAN d Here Troop., Mount Pulaski G00llll bOlO r.nsenmte liatin00 At State Scouts, will hold a paper drive|__._.__.____ -- of the marriage of Miss e on Saturday, May 5th, starting | ....... ,,,,., ,,A  -- / P, ____ . ann Baker, daughter of Mr. and on ate1 p.m. Money derived fromJBD l}UUl:tf U 11[ ana omesmnm Mrs. Walter Baker, residing south the sale of paper and magazines &FM' iAMT AT L, lin# .qhnlttrn of Mount Pulaski, and Jack D. collected, will be used to take a ZtIAAJr-I u,- ,-- --'-------'--'a----,-'' .....  Irving, U. S. Navy, son of Mrs. trip to St. Louis, Mo., early in SUPPER - PROGRAM m cnoo| s l-lls|ory, c.L. Lienbortz, Camp Lincoln 3une. Road, and Glenn D. Irving of Session. Mr Orville Downing, troop The Band Boosters Club will Mount Pulaski's school band Springfield. The double annual session of Assembly, District in the Odd Fellow's Pulaski, Monday, with Central Re- No. 313, as the host attendance was un- With 365 Rebekahs With many more at- evening sessions. lodges of the district represented, being Forsyth, Ken- City, Moweaqua, Argenta, Lincoln, Weldon, Clin- and Mount Pulas- Centennial year of Order, and the was of more than to the lodge session was at 9 a. registration. The local the sessions, in Noble Grand Mrs. and Mrs. Mar- district president. officers present Mffdred Lebduska, Laura bladge Johnson, Har Iva M. Crowell Of is  vice.presi- of Re- Examiners and In- Massingale, Can. lodge activi- was served at the by the Junior of the Rebekah's While others went to their din- afternoon District for the coming as follows: Hazel Ferrill, Ar- t: Imogene Fink, Mary Kenning, Lin. Home No. 9. Dugan, Argen- Veech, Mount day for the Re- was greatly en- Wlll long be remem- Voile left for Chi- morning to meeting of the Association. Mr. of group eight. Fund Curtis, chairman, Myrick, co. that the in Mount Pu- last Thursday , brought in the sum of $826.60. Was turned over to county headquarters made with porch by a number the country were made dur- of the drive their sincere Who helped in the great cause, to all Who made contri. committee chairman, is making arrangements to take the girls thru a factory or large depart- ment store, and visit a radio sta- tion, where the girls hope they will be able to take part on a program. In the evening the group will attend the Municipa 1 Opera. There will be at least four adult women accompanying the girls and arrangements have been made to go and return on a school bus. The Girl Scouts must earn the money themselves, to make this trip, so all donations of papers, and old magazines will be great- ly appreciated. If you have any paper and magazines that you would like to have tied or car- ried to the curb, contact Mr& Henry Donnelly or Mrs. Kenneth RentmeLster, and they will have the girls call Saturday morning. Anyone living in the country l wishing to contribute to the drive, please contact the above named, or leave bundles at the southeast corner of the square by not later than I p.m. CLASSII00ED AD GOT HViMEDIATE RESULTS Abe Harvey put a Classified ad in last weeks Time.News, read ing as follows: ro  _p4son who borrowed by Garaen FLOW, please call at the house for the other attachments as they are of no use to me without the At Hallowe'en time his plow vas taken by some pranksters and put back of the township high school building, where it remained until after the above notice appeared in the paper. The persons carrying the plOW a. way relented and it was return- ed to the Harvey home. NOW Abe can go to work on his garden. Shield Open Membership Hospital Care Enrollment Period Begins May 15 And Ends On May 26. Blue Shield, the doctor's own Plan, which helps members pay their doctor bills will be offered to Logan county residents for the first time during a special county-wide enrollment to oe held between May 15 and May 26, it was decided at a meeting of the Logan County HealtlT Ira- Association at the Bureau Bililding in Lincoln m Monday, April 30. The Blue Shield enrollment will be held in conjunction with a re-enroll- ment in the Blue Cross Plan for Hospital Care. Present at Monday's meeting was your local member of the HIA board of directors, Mrs. D. M. Barringsr and township chair- man, Mrs. Wilbur Stoll, as well as those representing the coun- ty's other township ....... Membership in the mue smem Plan wil be open to all Logan county residents who are now enrolled in Blue Cross through the Health Improvement Associ- ation as well as to all residen on 7) entertain members of the Mount Pulaski Public School Band on Monday evening, May 7, in the high school gymnasium, at 6:30 o'clock, with a potluck supper. Members of the high school and grade school faculties and families, families of members of the band, bus drivers, janitors and families of both schools, and all Band Booster members and families, are invited to attend this supper. Bring covered dish and own table service. Members are asked, by the committee, to bring card tables. Also anyone having flowers that might be used by the decorating committee, please contact Mrs. Sidney Lee. Folowing the. supper a pro- gram will be presented by the committee, the chairman being Harry J. Wible. Graders' Instrumental Department Giving Program Next Sunday The instrumental department of the Mount Pulaski Consoli. dated grade school, under the direction of Lester Werntz, will present its first concert, Sunday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m., in the high school gymnasium. A very pleasing and varied has been arranged for this concert. The program will include numbers by the grade school band, the Junior band, the fourth grade band and ensembles and solos. There will be no admission charge, but a free.will offering is to be taken, which will be used to give this group a picnic, an award for their practise and effort in this extra curricular work. MAY DAY MUSICKLE The vocal department of the Mount Pulaski township high school Will present a May Day Musicale, Tuesday, May 8, at 3:30 p.m. in the high school gym- nasium. The public is cordially invited to attend. WPT PAPER DRIVE IN LKKE FORK, SATURDAY The Christian Teeners of the Lake Fork Christian church, will sponsor a waste paper drive in Lake Fork, Saturday, May 5. Please leave your bundles of paper and magazines at the chur ch, or contact Herman Bohn. Your interest in this drive will be greatly appreciated. H i $514.00 Per Acre I IIII I I ii I An executors' sale of farm land and residence property, to settle the estate of Wm. H. Williams, deceased, was held in Latham Saturday, April 28, by the ex- ecutor, Leland D. Williams, with picked up where it left off a year ago and annexed their third state division I rating in four years of Class C competition. They were among the six out of 22 bands entered, that won a firstt:rating. Mount Pulaski had an aggre- gate of 93 points to place second in the sweepstakes with Gilman taking top honors with 103 points. Gilman, however, won it on the strength of having vocal entries and choruses that won first division ratings, while Mt. Pulaski did theirs with only in- strumental entries as no vocal numbers were entered. Pulaski, with 17 first place winners in the solo and ensemble contests Friday was by far the heaviest winner of any school entered, states Lester Werntz, di- rector, and their points were tops until the vocal winners of other schools eliminated them. NicmUc Also Winner Niantic-Harristown s t u d e n t body and citizenry are very much excited by their band also win. ning a first division rating in their second year in competition. Their band which is under di- rection of 3ohn Chambers, has been making rapid strides the past two or three years and the community is so much back of this musical group that they have built a separate building devoted to their music program. Conunent Favorable Some of the favorable com- ments on the Judges' sheets were: (All four judges rated the Mount Pulaski band for first division). (Continued on page 12) Tractor Rodeo Planned June 16 For Pulaski Area Event Sponsored By Local Chamber of Commerce. A Tractor Rodeo is being spon- sored in Mount Pulaski by the Chamber of Commerce, to be held on Saturday, June 16. A rodeo of this type is proving popular in various part of the country and has proven not only an interesting event, but one that does the contestants a lot of good. The rodeo is on an obstacle course and consists of four events: Tractor Inspection, Safety Brakes, Smoothness of Op. eration, and Skill in Handling. A driving chart will be found ceremony was performed at p.m. Sunday, April 22, 1951 by Rev. Vernon McNeill in the First Christian church, Springfield. Attendants were Mrs. Wallace McGee and James Baker of Mr. Pulaski, sister and brother of the bride. For her wedding the bride wore a navy blue suit, matching accessories and an or- chid corsage. The newlyweds left immedi. ately following the ceremony for Miami Beach, Florida, to visit the groom's grandmother, Mrs. Louretta Garner, and uncle, R. A. Garner. The bride, a graduate of the Mount Pulaski township school, is employed by the Department of Highways in Springfield. For the present she will reside with her parents Mount Pulaski. Mr. Irving, who has been in the Navy for more than two mon- ths, and has been stationed at Great Lakes, was scheduled to leave May 1st for foreign serv- ice. He attended Springfield high school. FLORENCE WACHTER MARRIED SATURDAY i Miss Florence Waehter Springfield, daughter of Thomas Waehter of Mount laski, and Fred Beck son Mrs. Bernice Beck of were united in marriage at a.m. Saturday,-April 28, 1951 the parsonage of the First byterian church in Ill. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Me, Laughten. Attendents were Mr. and Harvey Davis, Jr., of Mount PU- laski, brother-in-law and sister of the bride; Robert Connelly and Miss Enid Draheim, Springfield, cousins of the groom. The bride, a graduate of the Mount Pulaski township high  school, has been employed the Bunn Capitol Grocery Co. in Springfield for the past five years. The groom is James Millikin University in catur. The couple will live in Springfield. BUSINESS BUILDING ON SOUTH WASHINGTON SOLD The heirs of the Schwoerer es. tate have sold the business building on South Washin street, known as the Bode Tav- ern. Virgil K. Langenbahn Lincoln was the purchaser. This is one of the old hess structures in the city and has housed several different types of business. on another page in this issue 00wing what is r00quired in thel Hey Kids! way of expert driving, forward # and backward with just a trac- tor as well as backing with a 4.wheel trailer, into a very small The first circus of shed. the 1951 season will come to Mount 1. Hube Elliott acting as auctioneer. The rodeo is open to all 4.H 80 acres of improved land sold I boys, as well as an open class, for $514 per acre, the purchas-with an age range of 13 to 20. er being William Thompson of iCon_sent of paren must be glv- Latham. en. rne winner nere and at An unimproved 80 acres sold other places in the county will for $400 an acre. The purchasers compete at the country fair in were Harold Hubbard of Mount August, and if the state fair Pulaski, nd the Misses Florence stages a rodeo of this type, the and Jennie Birks of MariemonL winner will compete there. Edd O., who own land adjoining this Dittus is handling the details of tract of lancL the rodeo here, while ag teach- Leland Williams bought the ers in the various schools in the residence property in Latham at county are in charge in their a laski next Wednesday. May 9, and will be located in the Keck pasture at the end of West Jef- ferson street. The circus is be- ing sponsored by the Mount Pu. laski Fire Department and the larger the crowds the more bene- fit will be received by the fire- men. The Zallee Bros All.American Circus will present two perorm- !ances, 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Join the crowds. Take the children as all of them will enjoy this two- rin circus.