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MAY. 12. 1932 ...... WAY BACK WHEN FIVE YEARS AGO Lake Fork (Crowded Out Last Week) Fred Zelle of Chestnut was here Sunday visiting friends and relatives Mrs. Elizabeth blasters : n has Lectures on Art moved into the property which she The Mt. Pulaski Delphian Chap:er recently bought of John Her:hey. POasored two lectures on Art at the Mrs. Mar)- Coats and Ette daugh- Reidler Theatre. This commemorated ter Mary Francis and Mrs. Inez the seventh year of study for the Munyon spent the week end in Deea- Chapter and the :-ubli: wa invited, tur with friends and relat:ves. The lectures were illustted with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Masterson and Mides. High School Commencement The High School avmounced their COmmencement program at this time i,cluding their annual play and mu- steal presentations. Mother's Day Observed Mother's Da.y was c>bserved in all the churches. Many presented ap- Propriate musical numbers and the family of Lincctn and Louis Gasa- way and family of near Latham and Mrs. Ida Sandebleven, all visited Sunday with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Peters and family. Miss Florence Stults returned home Saturday. She taught school at La- tham and i employed o teach there next year, Mr. and Mrs. James Coats have moved in the Kate Mason property which was recently vacated by Har- ministers preached sermons Imeciation cf good mothers thers. TEN YEARS AGO = Legion Auxiliary Organized A meeting was held in the Amen- can Legien rooms to organize a Wo- n's Auxiliary for widows, too- in ap- old Stevens. and fa- Mrs. Granville Manley of Pontmc is here to spend a week with fends and relatives. Lous Ketcham and son Lee left yesterday for Effingham, being cat- ied there on account cf the death of an uncle. The Lake Fork school had a pic- nic Monday. The teachers treated the i thers, sisters and daughters of I_,e- children to ice cream and all had a ion members. [ nice lunch and plenty to. Games were The necessary names were secur-'indulged [n and all reported a fine ed for application for a charter and time. a campaign was instigated at this time for new members. High Schoei Defeats Lincoln The High School made a very fine *-tOwing in their first track meet. }th only a few men they defeated Lincoln 61 prints to 51. M- John Kerschner spent Thur- Grade School Exhibits The Grade Schoel announced their day of last week with her daughter amaual school exhibit, outdoor 7ro- Mrs. Wallace Cowam Onat Sargeant of Mr. Pulaski spent gram and promotional program. The work of the pupils in each Sun(iay with her parents Mr. and Mrs. John Sargeant. room was on display. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Lutheran Conference The Lutheran Conference of Cen- tral Illinois met in the St. John's Ev. Church here. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kcehler visi- ted in Forsyth Sunday with their daughter Mrs. Lawrence Quiekmocr and family. O BUCKLES Mrs. Louis Triebel and son Bobble, Mrs. Ra)nond Hertzfelt and sons Billie and Jackie and Mrs. Uriah Tendick spent Friday afterncon with Mrs. Oscar Rickord-. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Litterty called on Mr. and Mr -=. John Earhart Sun- The visiting brethren were loud in day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Buckles and their praise of the hospitality of our COmmunity and the beauty of tke family and Mr. and Mrs. Car'. Ten- . :.dick and son Ted were Sunday wsi- arroundings. tors with Mr. and Mrs. l'riah Ten- dick. Red Cross Classes f Mrs. Geo. Litterly and Miss Irene The local branch of the Red Cross held a meeting and formed classes Sargeant were Springfield sho;pers fr the preparation of surgical band- Saturday. es and dressings. A large number Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rickords spent Mother's Day with the latter's re:- attended and much enthusiasm was aown, ther Mrs. Addye England of Life o-n- Council Issues Order {Crowded Out Last Week) The city council isued an order to ' Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ridgway and clean up alleys and streets adjacent son Harold and Mr. and Mrs. Rusell to each property. ' Birks and children were Sunday visi- Miss Gretchen Stennett has been re- .t ors with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Litter!; ' engaged to teach the Buckles Sch:cl nex term. John Kerschner was a Springfield caller last Wednesday. Doris Litterly is visiting her cousiu TWENTY YEARS AGO. Moose Organize Ch&pter A meeting was held in the High hool rocm to organize the local apter of the Loyal Order of Moose. The work of this organization hd Luella Littery. Her sister Esther been aining in interest in this corn- Jean spent the week end with her unity and a great deal was accom- gr:ndparcnts Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Lit- Plishl toward perfecting the I.e.- eLv, r.. of Mr. Pulaski. Organization. Mr. and Mrs. Uriah Tendizk and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rickords spent Sheriff in Difficulty Sunday evening with Mr. ar.d Mrs. Two young bcys who had been ar- . Louis Triebe!. rested for attempted train wrecking program was arranged by the ladies gave the Sheriff considerable troume. "Phe boys were committed to St. of the vicinity. Chrle but before t e Sheriff could Music--John Sargeant and Henry get them there they develcr, ed Lee Litterly. chicken pox. One lamentable result of the investigation made was that There is a man in New York who ntentionally a local man had been makes a living building bars in pri- Lring junk from the boys. rate homes. It is said he s very busY. Rcvi-al Services The Park Central Hotel here con-I The people of Mr. Pulaski heard tains a swimming pod of large pro- many inspiring sermons and lectures portion- The water for the pool comes at a series of revival meetings con- from a natural well beneath the ho- dge.ted by Rev. R. Sam Kirkland. tel. " : There are 250 crossings in New It s estimated that vsitors in New Ycrk at which 30,000 automobiles York spend $5,000.000 a day in the pass every day. A Few M i/es mean just a few minuteS; even though one is located at a distance, he may have our service promptly and efficiently, in time of need. Those desiring service, kno'n for many years as complete and though- ful, may call us with assurance, re" gardles. f location. THE MT. PULASKI TIMES. MT. PULASKI, ILLINOIS CORRECTED STATEMENT OF Earl Schroth, same ........ Clifford Aughenbaugh, same OlO -eu-erv:sors --v -e"or00 ,I.D. Adam: & Co, repairs __ Latham Oil Co, gas & oil__ Of Funds Received and Disbursed for the Fiscal Year Ending March 2), 1932. State of Illinois, County of Logan, Town of Laenv, a, ss. Office of Treasurer of the Road and Bridge Fund of said Towm To the Highway Commissioner, Town of Laenna, County of Logan, State of Illinois: I. J. W. Cowan, Treasurer o4 the Road and Bridge Funds for the Town Laenna. County of Logan, State of Illinois, being duly sworn, depose and say that the following statement by me subscribed is the correct state- ment of the am6unt of road and bridge fund on hand at the beginning of the fiscal year above stated; the amount of road and bridge funds re- ceived; the amount expended, and the ,urpose for which expended as set forth in said statement. J. W. COWAN, Treasurer Apr. 25, 1931 W. E. Holmes, truck tire .... Ben Taylor, drag. & snow._ I. C. R. R. Frt. on gravel .... Cecil Everly, drag. & snow_ Martin Grathwohl, tr. licensee Byron Schaffenacker dr. & sin. Win. Bertrang, dragging .... Win. Opperman, same ....... Everett Sams, same ........ Harold Stoll, same ........ Todd Buehler, same Carl Opperman, same ...... Herman Geyer, ame Geo. Pi;er, labor ........... Win. Purcell, .ame ........ Miller & Requarth, 2 culverts Latham OiI Co.. zaso!ine --- John Reve-, ]ar ....... Ted Phillips, labor ......... 88.75 McGrath Sand & Gravel gra. 104.f9 .James W. Cowan. trea, 103.06 3lay 30. Ed Bressmer, dragging ..... 5.75 15.00 Roy Turner, !ar -- ...... Albert Litlick, dragg'.ng .... 6.00 John Clements, same ....... 5.00 W. H. Yauch, same ......... 40 Miller & p-quarh, culvert:- 57.20 Logan Farm Supply co, as 7.20 C. Ill. Tractor Fzluip. supplies 23.20 Mt. lul, News, pr. R & B re. 56.80 Union Iron Pr Co. culvm" 30.00 Latham Oil Co, ga::line .... 109 37 John Reeves, labor ......... 102.50 Ted Philli:s, !abet ......... 102. June 27 -- Logan Barrels, dragging ..... 600 Elmer Laugb.ery, same .... 5.00 ' Everett Sams, same ......... 15.00 6.00 12.00 IA5 67.80 Henry Stoltz, dragging .... 11.00 Ted Philli:s, la:r ........ 91.50 John Reeves, szme ......... 91.50 5ufy 25 W. E. Holmes, tires ...... 23.9 W. E. Holmes, bal n truc:__ 3'94.09 Walter Allison Repair. re. tr 42:3 Latham Oil Co. >!i & gas__ 39.72 H. Gobleman, graveI ....... 92.00 Ted Phitlip% l.b)r ......... 35.00 John Reeves, ame ........ 95.00 !Harley McKinley, mow. gra. 5.00 J. W. Sheridan, rt. shed for tr 5.00 John Reeves, labor ........ 26.00 Ted Phillips, same ......... 26.00 H. O. Pope, car gra & frt.__ 59.8 Lin Sand & Gra., rd. gravel_. 20.67 ,Dec. 29 L,atham Oil Co., gline__ 44.48 Jan. 30, 1932 3enj. Taylor, dragging .... 4.00 Henry Stc]z. :same ............ 6.00 J. D. B,.st, same ........... 12.0 John Arminrout, me .... 7.00 Albert Lillick, same ........ I00) Ernest Buescher, same .... 650 L. E. Hunt, same .......... 12.00 Aug. 25 ' 7 _ ..... ti.00 Lin. Sand && Gravel, gravel__52 .19  Raymond Sams, same_ Oscar Downey, rep auto tr.- 1.70 John Clements, same ....... 12 00 L. E. Hunt, dragging ...... 21.00 Everett Sams, same ........ 10.50 F. C. Pease, mdse ......... 4.80 Cent. Culvert Co.. culverts__ 71.40 Raymond Sams, dragging __ 8.00 Arthur Grathwoh[, level, gra. 41.50 Lathm Oil Co., gasoline___ 18.00 Norbert Schroth, same ..... 13.75 Charl Vaughn, same .... 14.00 Clifford Aughenbaugh, same 24.00 Arthur Grathwohl, same .... 3.00 Cecil Everty, same ......... 93.00 John Reeves. labor ....... 86.50 I Ted Phillips, .ame ........ 91.50 Ln. Sand & Gravel, gravel __ 833.76 Sept. 26 Farm. Grain co, bridge lure. 21.72 !Latham Oil Co. gasoline .... 51.2 C. R. Bosler, blaeksmithing_. 20.41 21.90 Cecil Everly, dragging .... 10.00 3.80, CharMs Vaughan, same .... 3.75 113.26 R. D. Waddell, oil & repair__ 44.20 16.00 C. Ill. Tractor Equip ...... 30.90 4.00 Arthur Grathwohl, labor .... 8.00 9.90 Ray Lakin, 42 [d. gravel .... 41.00 7.50 Win. Blaine, 50 id. graveL_ 2.5.09 5.00 Ted Phillins, labor ........ 72.50 11.00 John Reeves, labor ........ 72.50 14.00 Oct. 31 6.50 Lin. Sand & Gravel, gravel_ 622.18 9.50 2.45 7.58 3.60 2.00 4.00 31.00 10.00 Win. Opperman, same ...... Hardware co. spark plg for tr F. C. Pease, mdse ........... : Arnold Barthel, labor ...... J, W. Sheridan, rent on shed J. W. Ctwan, trip to Sprgfd Miller & Requarth, 1 rd drag_ Mrs, Logan Bartels, dragging Feb. 27 Henry Stolz0 dragging ...... 5.00 John Armintrout, same .... 11.00 L. E. Hunt, same ........ 6.00 Herman Geyer, same ...... 12.00 Tod Buehler, same ........ 12.00 Carl Opperman, same ...... 27.00 %'rn. Berrang, same ...... 19.50 Harold Stol], same ......... ).00 Cecil Everly, same ......... 10.00 John Reeves, labor ........ Ted Phillips, labor ........ C. Ill. Tractor Equip. repairs Charles R. Btsler, blacksmith Frank Wachter, dragging__ Martin Grathwohl, tr license 2,@,-9 Employer Liability, ins. 7re._ 102,05 Latham Oil co. galine ..... 17. Total ................ $ 71712 Bal on R B Fund Mar. 29 $ 471.J Statement of Receipts, Summary Expenditures and Balance on 11 1931. Mar. 30 Bal. carried fwd.__ 2229,13 Apr. 14 Village of Latham_ 58,00 . May 8. Cunty treasurer__ 2C00. June 11, Co. Treasurer .... 1,00 Oct. 6 maintain st. aid rad Oct. 10 County treasurer__ Nov. 23, Gas tax refund .... 40.95 Dec. ]2 H. Lawrence, ditch_ 15.68 Dec. 18, Geo. Rupp ........ 2200 Total Receipts ...... $ 7643.11 :o**. These figures show that the aver- e visitor spends 17 .--er cent on ho- tels, 27 percent in retil stores, per cent in restaurants, 10 per mt in transportation, 15 per cent in the- i atres and other amusements and the remainder for miscellaneous. PURE-BRED REGISTERED PERCHERON STALLION JOHN D. No 15 13.00 L E. Hunt, dragging ...... 12.00 I0.00 Henry C-bbleman. gravel___ 13.,50 15.00 Floyd Meadows, gravel ..... 6.00 13.80 Arthur Grathwohl. labor .... 8.00 31.50 L. A. McVicker, rep. & labor 6.00 96.65 Walter Allison. regairinz tr. 3,17 88.75 John Reeves, labor ...... g.SO Ted Phillips, labor ........ 88.50 Latham Oil Co. -asoline .... 74.06 Martin Grathwthl. freight 2.91 C. ltI. q'r:c. Equip. fan be5t 5.59 Nov. 28 -- Win. Milte. m,w. grade & dr. 6.00 Bayne Cub'err Co, tile inlet:+ 9.00 Farmers xz. ') bridge: bm. 12.2 ) Ted Philli>s, labor ......... 28.50 John Reeve:% labor ........ 28.50 Vii. Latham, gTav. & frt._- 296.18 Dec. 24. Wm .Opperman, drag. st. aid 4.50 Raymond Sams. dragging_-- 6.00 J. W. Con. labor with trac. 4.00 E. L. Sams, dragging ....... 11.00 Waiter Richner, same ...... 7.00 Win. Bertrang, same ...... 9.00 Henry Stclz, drag. t. aid__ 6.00 Harold Stolt, same ........ 6.00 Arthur Grathwohl. labor .... t4.50 Arthur Grathwohl, same .... 7.00 Bred by J. W. FAmer Laughery, same ..... 21.50 ford, Illinois. Win. Miller, same ......... Byron Schaffenaoker, same Robert Worth, same ............ R. D. Waddell, labor & rep.- Benj. Taylor, dragging ..... John Reeves, labor ......... Ted PhilliT:s, same ......... C. lit. Tractor Equip, repair. Farm Cowan, dragging .... Mar. 26 R. D. Waddetl, repairing tr._ 182.25 Raymond Sam:s. dragging-- 8.00 ( K. Game- .same .............. 8.1)0 Farris Cowan, same ....... 5.60 Fred Holmes, same ........... 5.00 Everett Sams, same ...... 7.00 L. E. Hunt, same ......... 9.00 John Clements. same ...... 10.50 John Armintrout, same ..... 5.75 Ernest Buescher, same 8.00 Win. Opperman, same ....... 6.00 bouis Leimbaeh, same ...... 6.00 Clifford Aughenbaugh, same 1830 Arthur Grathwohl, same .... 3.00 J. W. 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