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OUR BIRTHDAY ,. EDITION MT. PU (SAMPLE Y) 1 TIMES VOLUME XXIX biT. PKI. LOGAN COUNTY. ILLINOI THURSDAY MAY S. t 932 NUMBER 40 EFLECTIONSJtSelect Water ' Works Head  we are Here_" g)r at least, the first contingent arrived. reserves will follow u soon as duticz permiL u far as the kids are omeern- would just as soma call school eUtil next year. far thru their school days they nothing but bad breaks; the has never burned down. Still call them kids altho when gets in first year high she James M. Kautz Chmen As Supervisor of Local . Water System Jamep gautg was appointed super- intendent of the water supply system by Mayor C. T. Turner at a special meeting of the city council held en Friday evening. There were several applications for the position, but Kautz was chosen because of several years eerience had under t.e late  W H. Stafford. Another item of business was a- become a little more. . a bolishing the day police, at least for re . . we'll let you define it, C e time be:=g This move was made eaUa'L in the interes: of economy and not Lecause of any fault of the outgoing it's different with a seventh police, T. E. l)oran, who served one girl who is fond of basketball year as day officer and previous to ttiets to make the eighth grade that had the Rig: t assignment for ltext year. several years. Mayor named the fol-  lowing standing committees: reminds us, we are going to : Finance-- George Millard, C. J" I to tear down the backboard on and bring it along with oer Katz, Harry Wells. necessities of life. Public Buildings, Grounds and Wa-I ter Work--Walter Drobisch, W. F. I Binder, Sam Zimmerli. 1 brings up another complies- Street and Alleys--Wells, Milard,[ we are going to have to rent a and Kautz. | arst and then a house, unless Police and Attorney--Zimmerli, have one for that back- Drobisch and Binder l Ordinance and Printing-- Kautz, we first told our Lincoln: Drobisch and Wells. we were going to move to Street Lights---Binder, Zimmerli we thought perhaps we and Millard. Fire Department--Drobisch, Kautz Shk them. !and Binder. the contrary, we found that a Board of Health--Kautz, Wells, tasty of them rather envied us. Drobisch, Dr. G. S. Connelly and Dr. the more people we told about the more Rite things we about the town of our choice. gave ua such endorsements as like it over there, it's a good a lot of dandy folks there eujoy; L the best town we know of for the folks-ho were born and had a kind word to say place they have since di- Mt. Pulaski we begtn whether or not we would up to the expectations that  our becoming an editor there. inventory of quite a friends that we had made C. E. Hildreth. Highly Respected Washington Bitennial Contest as Memorial Citizen Called An interesting contest open to chil- Mrs. Mary Clifton Passed dren of the vicinity of Mt. Pulaski of Away At Her Home grade school age, is announced by the , Garden Unit of the Mt. Pulaski Wo- Here Friday Morning I 2 Flowers must be Annuals grown days prior to her death, her passing all these nlee eom- from seed. They may be any variety was hourly expected. Heart trouble and infirmities of age were the con- or color, tributng causes of her death. 3. The child must care for it's own Mrs. Clifton was an estimable wo- flower bed but may have help in the County Track Meet May 11 County Meet To Be Held In Atlanta On Wednes- man's club. The contest will be known .  day May 11th ins a Washington Bill Flower Another esteemed  citroen o r Bed Contest and is offered as a George Mt. was tag en from  I The Mr. Polaski high school lads t Washington memorial with the hope midst during the pas.g wne[ar e r, reparing for the Annual Logan of interesting children in flower cul- Mrs. Mary ayer unIton Sh tCounty track meet to be held May i ture. away in her home on .orn a -11 The stalwarts of the M P T tt Rules of the contest are: l ngton street at 915 o elk on M:s I S. are handicapped by not having a size or say mormng Aprij zu, zu. " t k b " m 1. The plot or bed (any ................ __z.! rse , ut, so e promising material shape) shall be known as a Washing-Lnxon  een In mu)ng rl will be on deck at the county meet. ' Ior several years anu for severaz  . . iron Flower Bed. yron iout, WhO placed consis- tently last season, will run the mile this year, His running mate will be Patterson. Stahi, Blout. and Patter- son will run the half-mile. The 100 man, a loving mother, kind and pleas- yard dash men are Connelly, Van , H,ok. and Anderson. Anderson, Con- ant neighbor who had the merited nelly and Snyder will tramp alorlg respect of all who knew her. the 220 course. VanHook. a very ver- Decedent was horn in Lexington, satile athlete, will throw the shot Ky, Oct. 25, 1845 and died at the age with Blout. Van Hook and Blout are of 86 years, 6 months and 4days. On  also slated for the discus throw. Wad- Sept. 25, 1867 she was married to:dell and Van Hook will also show James H. Clifton, who passed away their wares in the javelin. Entrants some sixteen years ago. They were in the running broad jump are And- the parents of two daughters who n. The altitude men of the pole survive, Misses Sue and Grace Clif- the high jun are Connelly and And- ton at home; one son Robert, who erson and Snyder; the contenders in died some twelve years ago. Left al-  vault are Anderson and WaddelL The so is one sister Miss Kate Shrogshire 220 yard hurdle will be run by Sny- of Springfield. der, Connelly and Stahl. The Clifton family came to Mt. The meet will be held at the At- preparation of the soil for seed plant- ing. 4. The child must ask for the judge when he or she considers the flower bed at it's best. The flower @lot will and the, city  be judged (once only) from a score that immmuch a they card--so many points for flowers, lutritable enough to pat uP  . Was care, COlOr arrangement, etc. Score for several year& users card will be published later. f  getting together. 5. The prizes are: First prize $1; we publish our first i- second prize 75c; third pr:e 50c. amd we hope you will en- 6. Entries must be made before lad each succeeding one. June 1, with Mrs Gene C. Clear, Gar- I den Unit secretary. the pair two or three weeks we -- :o.-------- Albert Horn Head Plainview Club Albert Horn Was Elected President of Plainview Community Club. New President Library Club Mrs. John Hershey Was EI President At -y's Meeting Mrs. John T. Hershey was electe president of the Mt. Pulaski Library club at the meeting held on Tuesday afternoon in the American Legion rooms Other officers chosen were vJeepresident, Mrs Ray Tri; secretary, /Mrs. Charles Sehmitz; treasurer, Mrs E. A. Downing; li- brary board, Mrs. A] O'Connor, Mrs. T J. Duff, Mrs. Ray Tribbett, MI Charles Schmitz, Miss Flora Laugh- , ery, Mrs. E .O. Mayer, and I Da Biackf Miss Lillie Washburn. the retiring president gave a report of the ma- jor activities of the club during the tion and successful management Of t year which included the pronu the Municipal Christmas tree project. A substantial increase in the num- ber of books on the shelves of the li- brary was reported by the libr Mrs. Al O'Connor. These include volumes secured by purchase and do- nation. The oug0ing treasurer Mrs T. A. Seroggin who has served the club in this capacity continuously for the past 24 years, reported a fair cash balance on hand. The Library club which is one of the oldest woman's organization in :he city, is serving the community in a worth while manner. It i. through Mt. Pulaski and vicinity is enabled the efforts and generosity of i's members that the reading public of to enjoy obsolutely free of cost, through the circulating library de- partment of the club, the last and most popular reading matter. The principal and in fact the only income the club has, is derived from mem- bership dues. The annual picnic date was t for June 7 at White Oak Bluffs on Stlt I Creek. The arrangement for the I- 1 Albert Horn was elected president nic will be in charge of Mrs. Chris of the Plainview Community club at Weller, Mrs. A. F. Ligp  Mrs. their last regular mng. Albert George J. Smith. The meeting ad- Awe is the retiring president. Other. journed until October. officers el were vice-president, I The social part of the meeting w Ivan Todd; secretary, Mrs. Dietrich tin charge of the hostess, Mrs. O. E. Iersing; treasurer, Mrs. John D. t Wagner, Miss Anna Schafer and Kerschner. I ranged by them consisted of read- At the close of the business meet- Mrs- W. B. Jenner. The program ar- ing a program replete with outstand- ings by Betty Van Hook( Miss Mary ing numbers both musical and dra- June Bathes and Miss Jane Under. antic, was given under the direction  hill; vocal solos, Miss Viola Drobisch of the program committee composed land Miss Virginia Clear; Piana solo, of Mrs. Kerschner, Mrs. Diersing ' Miss Helen Brooker; cornet solo, Miss and Herman Pit, sing. [Florence Van Hook. The pogram consisted of instru-[ Delicious refreshments were serv- mental music in solo, duet and trio! ed at the concusion of the program / numbers by Alvin and Edwin Piers- i tflfty members and guests presertt ing, Mr. Smith, Henry Lee and Merrill Litterly, John Sargeant; no- Funeral Services For Mrs. cal numbers by Mr. Smith..Alvin and Edwin Diersing and John Kers- Lillie A. Stoll Are i chner; reading by Emma Awe; and , Being Held Today the following laugh producing dialo- gues and playlets; 'Wwo Little Big Mrs. Lillie A. SoII, 39," wife of Ones" with Mr. and Mrs. Herman Otto Stoll, well-known Logan county fDiersing; "Sudden Discovery" with !farmer living in the vicinity of John Kerschner, Woodrow Kibby and!Chestnut, died at 1:40 o'clock this Mrs. Kerschner; "Making of a Sol-  afternoon in the Deaconess hospital . dier" with Leonard Logan and Oar-in Lincoln where she had been a trying to dress the paper reurrangement of makeup r own expeme. haven't noticed _the differ- ate going to have to do stiB more radical a number of new week which will be contributions. qiekly as funds warrant it, will he given our read- to make The TIMES o httereating that it will fight each Thursday ture in the United States" to. be p:lthe organ. of tile prg gets it. yell under the a ...... ,_  Pallbearers were E. O. Mayer, H. :.;+ , the Mt Futag wmansF Gordon, George A. Mayer, R. T. to become a part of the Club at 2:30 odock Friy iafontenroOml Harper, George Underhiil and Fred t fe of Mt. Pulaski in ev- May 6 in the American gw,   i Kemmer. Burial was made in Mr. i will be deliverea y t we can be of service to The lecture -" " Worn-: Pulask cemetery. Logan Co,ty Fde.y.o ? j _, ! ..... ty. an's club, and will be zltustraeu ""t - , , always given freely of 180 photographs. During. her 1y: Shipping Association and the friendships ture, Mrs. Lipv will mage speeuu Build Stock Yards found have paid us mention of the sculpture te be found ever. on the State capitol grounds and at Ri come ill " "---- the Lincoln tomb at Oak dge " The Mt..Pulaski Shipping associa- teilars and --ts .-lutM-]te,- Snringrield. _ i tion las mnlt a private stock yards a ""  "-" "-,   expense ] at &ter tnd more satisfying] In order to hei@ def.Y._ an admis-just south of the. Ilhno s Centr i ,f the vhotograP exmmr? . raw,rosa pens, xor me purpose o more ----- sion fee of 10c will be asked, i conveniently handling shipments of dv ...... -- -v  =-------U-_ ...... ._--l.tock under the new economical mar- 0-  t meuimi$ v " it has becee mgmy pro- i 1 " " e ent . M -tlmr Today, ..... ___ ,k_ ket ng p an bemg maugurated by th - ';' " .....  ill WeaUlerg  . . ']d Mum lrnt.mainn_ haS! ferred stock . -,L :, .... ket assocaatiom ,n attended the graduatmn exer- e to make inrels upset test of adtY "i *'lu and firmer The size of the enclosure wholch Is cises of the 1932 class of nures --.--- quotation reaa. .-. .... 28 x 42, contains two large pens, from St. John's School of Nursing h caused that partleu-l every any. ...- shelter shed and loading and unload- e which were held on Sunday after- go 'way abov par. So today we greet yes with a ing chutes. It was built under the di- noon at the Uruline Academy in --'- NEW TIMES  a BETTER* rection of Henry Voile, manager of Springfield. believe almNt ev- with a feeling that ill the local association-: Among the graduates were Miss the McCann of Mt. Pulaski and the Field Meet i Pulaskl m SBTlal::'==ty Ia rs d = - ck and r lanta Athletic Fled. The w ence Kerschner; "Disturbance m the patient for the past week. veral Tra _, . i ago fro ...... :." _"  first, set for May 7th but "ng t Family with Buster Kerschner, John Everette Volle and Byron tJout i ing his active years, Mr. tAuton on-  the conflict with the Big Twelve meet I Kerschner, Mr. and Mrs. Herman days ago, blood transfusion was re* sorted to in the hope of saving her nt at the se ed m teammg / were among those @rose .  'tgag " !in Lincoln, the date has been advanc- Diersing ' Mr. and Mrs, Dietr|ch life. =?d d =nTalt:-adY andw='atOrt i al ?vi'%riSwfi=e hhedCh7 h.' :':=i edwxl :'ewde dno :otM:el:othwin first I DgTi)gvydheAlin;nFder ?Ir:: Lillie Anna Dittus was born at 2  " " i " Y M.t Pulski July 11, 1892 and walt sh::odolrds s: fl?inth/= tea from about 4 1 tnhdari%oonlMativl: :ea:rslio tthh: 7:ju:hn=tfoeha KR_==:d ts Mw:'2:henrvKib:;'Mrs a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George i and friends, many of them from a;there and root for the thin-clad ath-Fran k Awe Mrs Hu . Dittu. She was married in Cbstrtut ----- i -- - Wa Stale" -as- ......... 1 , . go Baumhardt on Jan. I0, 1912 to Otto Stoll. Sur-  Key. J. yne y, p fetes o m. r. . n.v. and Mrs BcGeath Ad , m .-* .... " I " # ............ riving are her husband and two chil- Lecture Here it or of the church officiated and also] :o----- ........ Art . _ , ...... -- taken untit next roll dren Aurelia and Hubert Stoll, her red a votl SOIO  llllly Tomorrow Afternoon n.,, ..o. so-- numbers were Pot Luck Supper ! u,--.-- parerrts Mr. and Mrs George Dittus L,lgn  ..... " of Mt, Pulaski and the following bro- W"Lead Me Gently Home, Father," At Walnut Grove, Burglars Fail To [ thers a-d si's: William Dittus. Al- An invitation is extended to every and "Jesus Lover of My Soul" by a t Open Rothwell Safe bert Dittus, Mrs. William Oprman, Woman's tqub member in Logan male quartette composed of B.A. county and also to the public in gen- Tyler, F. F Turey, O W. Mayer and A pot luck supper at 6:30 o'clock __ Chestnut; Mrs. Louis Lauer, LincL' Mrs. Irma Lawrence, Warrensburg; eral, to attend the lecture on "Sculp- R. N. Jones. Mrs. Turley presided at An unsucoessful attempt was made .Mrs. Elmer Laughery, Mt. Pulaski. munity club held at the school house by a burglar some time during Sun- Short fnnvr! a,,i ........... .1 ,+ on Friday evemng April 29. tday nigh pen the safe m the of- i the family homo at 1.Pd3 'r, lcwk 'P,, " in "n so "rice of the J. M. Rothwell Lumber " - ......... -, ........ " slated of commumty s g g, ngs I ........ day afternoon and at 2 o clock at " " - rvin. of supper, con- yara in the west ene ox the city. The  Zion --- ..... ,,h ; h...,.. "v fol alal was Knocgeo on ne saxe uoor v " The program whxch was gt en "1 .................  .... IRe . F. W. Hem, the putor officmted wire a ax ,u onerwne no uamage  by the school children, readings, ........ x ..... : .......  and burml was made in Laevaa cerae- sale -ncits ard the --kk , . . era: Miss Emma Schahl, Miss Mil- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sallee, Mr. I Floor ,,rints 7;ca=e:b::t-re:s dred Hahn, Miss Olga Stoll and Mills and Mrs. James Everly and Mr. mad I Leonore Rentschler and the casket rearers were Herbert haffenacker, Mrs. Wilbur Yagow were in charge a one man job. This is the fourth time the Roth-I Louis Hahn, Fred Awe, Harold Stoll, of the entertainment, well office has been burglarized.  Albert Rentschler and Henry Dierk. :o------ - - -o:--- i Both the qower and casket hearers Local Girt Graduate ALl, DAY MEETING are cousins of Mrs. StolL Mr. and Mrs. Michael Schick, Miss An all day meeting of the Mt. Pu- :o ..... Anna Fuhrer and Miss Mildred Pat- taski unit of the Woman s Christian t 20th Century Club Meets Temperence Union will be held on l Tuesday May I0, in the home of the { Mrs. Harry Wells, South Garden county president, Mrs. W. N. King, [street, entertained members of tlm Wect Cook street. A pot luck dinner I Twentieth Century Club in her hon will he served at noon and all mere- on Thursday afternoon. Tables w t bers are urged to be present. placed for 500 at which the of the afternoon were Miss Betty Waddell of Chestnut Miss Lrena