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=-: ....... , THURSDAY MAY 5. 19a2 Zy ' BACK WHEN TWENTY YEARS AGO. Odd Fellows Build Of interest to Odd Fellows in this "COmmunity is the fact that twenty years ago at this time plans were made and accepted for the Girls' Dormitory at the Odd Fellows Or- phans home in IAncoln. The cottage which is still a model of usefulness, is a source of pride to the crder still. City Election Wet Mt. Pulaski twenty years ago de- cided by a good majority to go wet. The city administration was practi- cally a holdover from the previous regime but were wet instead of dry. Grade School Started Actual work was started on the grade school building. Contractors employed seven masons and a small army of tenders on the job in order to complete the building in time for ccupancy in eptember. ' FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Crop Produetioa Appeal Former Governor Frank O. Low- den and former Mayor John W. Ma- yer appealed to the farmers of Illi- nois for an increase in Crop Produc- tion. Due to a shortage of foodstuffs and a failure of the wheat crop in th t 1 otuhwest, this was especially urgei [ to insure our stccess in the Wor l On account of a dirth of labor t School boys over the age of fourteen Years were urged to go to wr in l gardens and farms and received -School credits for the time sacrificed, Red Cross Ort:nizes A meeting: to organize the 3it. Pu- laski Branch f the Red ('ros: was held in office of Dr. Ryman. The meting grL.w to uch "r:)7 ':tin' tbzat it had to b:- adjourned to the MaSonic hail. A of re_embers ef the Eastern Star and other local rganizat[ons were anxious t9 hear f the work ef he Red Cr ss and man}. became members at a meeting an the Twnsh!p Hi;eh School Buiding. Musical Presentation Clarence Mayer who made for himself quie a name as a musmian gave a c'neet in ,}:e High School Fie was as:isted by his wife who was aeeomplished clarinetist and Miss rage Grever violinist b The concert was g-iven not only to malg t: Me. Pulaski some of the fin-  things in life but also as a tri- h" te to a local man who had made for laself a place in the sun. TEN YEARS AGO Lutheran Church Enlarged An impressive service was held at John's. Lutheran church. .vla: been made to enlarge the bun - ag at this time ground was broken [ing the liturgical ritual of ground breaking. The original church was tdlt in 1873 and enlarged in 1905. Mt. Pulaski Wins Debate be In the second Triangular Debate ,tWeen Lincoln. Atlanta and Me. 17alki. the judges awardet the deci- Sion to Me. Pulaski. In the final stand- ngs Me. Pulaski wa first, Lincoln aeeond and Atlanta, third The question debated was, "gesol- vci that the Farm Block now in Con- trress is desirable." I .In the declamation c ntet Me. Pu- laski Was repre3ented by Win Mc v,avock and Helen Bell. P, eard{,wn Relief At this time Me. Putaki repond- "ed to a call for and from the suffer- e, in the Flood at Beardstown. f Wagon loads of flour, potatoes, ,rtlt and jelly and clothing were ga- aered b ya committee The response as such that a saecial car was set cn the track by the I. C, to take cre of the donations. In addition, a big each fund was raised. FIVE YEARS AGO T Epworth League Banquet .. he Epworth League of the eaethodist church were making plans at this time for a banquet and pro- gram. Rev. Thecbald, son of a for- er Pastor of the church, was to be the principal speaker. - ..... Boy Secuts Honored Court of Honor and Awards was m the High School. MLPulaski Na'in22 made noted advance- rOent, g ten second class scouts-I 'Christian Church Dedication years ago at this time the l n Christian Church dedicated .... ew building. A communion I .ee was held. Rev. S. R. Reynolds I "* It p . "nner was: " uiaskt cfficmted. D at noon. Construction of the l o eo t was made necessary, b:2; "d y ee demoliticn of the Dunm----l urg the tmmado of April 192/ [ th:a e old church was moved in _tom ] " Urley Farm in 1875. N. A. Balding, M. D. i Lincoln, Illinois Ilye, lbse Throat Lens Duplicated TAKE NO CHANCE EVERY GARMENT INSLED THE biT. PULASKI TIMES, MT.'PULI, LLI,NOIS 4 ii iiiii i iiiiiiii i ii i i ! ii    --- Moths Do More Material Than All Fires FUR STORAGE Damage Let us assume the rponsibi|ity, of storing all your winter garments. Storage of your garment is a source of satisfaction, not worry to yourself. Insurance receipt issued for every garment. The safe way now and pay next fall. See our Furrier about necessary repairs, relining or alterations. Malerich a Gossett L{nzoln II inois TAKE NO RISK Week P Crepe EVERY GARMENT INSURED SPECIAL IHuRE! Pig Grain BAGS Popular envelope styles in Beige and White . . . wtu novelty trims. Miss This Bargain: You'll Marvel at These Smart COATS Can be had for Lovely new coats with expensive new furs . - - detachable fur scarfs . . fur cuffs. - cape collars . gay L11 Scarfs L_fmoned of woo Ioonals and spongy woolens, Siz- es 14 tO 41L SWAGGER SPORTS lind DRESS COATS JauntY Tweeds and Polo styles. Am- nlng Dress C, oam ot the new, nubby wool- ens with fur and silk scarf trims. GIRLS' SPRING COATS While They Last S Smart, trim models in the latest woolens. Sizes 7 to 14. Pt;kea Hit A New Low For Founders 1:/I Our Store I Crowded With Bargl  of Dollara Worth of Sprig AI Summer M At Savings Too lmpo.,._ To MiNI Plan To Be  Tomoerow! Womn's HOUSE FROCKS Cheer}" Tub Fags Print,; in new Spring :,v;, You'll want several. Women's Daytime Yq-int(..t Pongoes an, Pr nted Broadclolh ,:lecveless or witt :d:ur - ":eve5 . . Novelty l, rilIih. Sizes 14 bo 52 66 Taffeta ESSEI Darling new seyles in Rayon Taffeta for Girls 7 to 14, Pastel and street shades. They look double the priced Extraordinat 7 Founders Day, Purchase 6' &lling of SPRING Beautiful Ne StTled Amazingly Low Priced! Now you can have all the smart Spring Dresses you want . . . at a price you never thought possible! Jaunty Jacket styles.., new one piece models Printed Crepes, Geor- gettes, Filmy Chiffons, and Flat Cre' Sizes 14 to 20 --38 to 52. AN STARTLING D FEATURE Chic Spring styles in solid color. Print- ed Rayoas, and Printed Crepes, They look double Many other items too numerous to mention are offered h this Special Sale. ' Women's Fine RAYON SLIPS New silhouette styles in Pink, Tearose and Lace trimmed aad :i models Perfect Quality: Ne Low Price! 48 Sheer, clear Chiffon and rvice Silk in the smartest Spring shade-s. You'll want at least three pair at this low price! $ Irffe amt Small Head Size, Full Fashioned One. Two.Three Feature HAT Ne,,,eu Style Hiu ! Marrelou Values Novelty Straw Tur- bans! Swanky Brimmed Hats of the new Crepes and sport fabrics! Three Group ( $ $