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IS LATE H. J. WIBLE is only a four-letter it stands for many tad for countless ages. essence of life after day. the essence of which made, and which moves as governs em. Is something we can- is something we can- not come and go at and call. lcannot control it, but us, our lives, and the everyone. Is the unknown thing by the second, min- and years. free to every- by no one. want more time to cannot buy it once issues His call. A substance than gold or more to be desired great fiches. a man live to see a and fl it with than have great a short time and Is something we can- OVer the counter. natural resource with- we must spend A precious gift that is wasted and can never When time passes it can- no matter how we might try. Is always present with SOmewhere else, and of the clock we grow be our yesterday, wlT11 be our to- with as wisely as we is always a day be- is always a day most precious and product that we us essence of our lives not be wasted but in every possible Is one of your most is yours wish- either dissipate it or turn it into golden deeds. use as you see ':iSion is yours. YOU USING ANNUAL of the Mt. Department attend- meeting of Fire- all over the State campus of the at Cham- received 12 instruction actual dernonstra- Lectures Other metropolitan attendance for the from Mr. PUl- F.A. Lipp, Bob Aylesworth, Coogan and. the also were Glenn Anderson. gathie StoH Married Sabsrday In Springfield Miss Kathie Lynn Stoll, 409 West Adams Street, Springfield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stoll, Mt. Pulaski became the bride of Marcel John Dumon- ceaux, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Dumonceaux, Spring- field at 1:00 o'clock Saturday afternoon, June 12, 1971 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Springfield. The Rev. Frark Westhoff per- formed the double ring cere- mony before the altar adorned with two vases of white gladioli. Mr. Kelderman gave a recital of nuptial music preceding the ceremony and also accompanied Miss Marsha Rothwell who sang "One Heart One Hand", "We've Only Just Begun" and "You Know We Are Christians By Our Love". The bride escorted by her father, wore a lovely floor length gown of bridal satin and re= embroidered alencon lace. De- signed in empire fashion, the bodice featured a yoke of tucked organza with high Victorian neckline enhanced by tiny cut crystals. Lace also adorned the deeply cuffed Bishop sleeves. ,Lace medallions accented the skirt which fell in an A line and swept into a beautiful chapel length train. Her veil of illusion, edged by lace and falling from a lace headpiece, also was chapel length. She carried a cascade of yellow roses and white daisies. Mrs. Joseph O. Jannazzo, (Continued on page 6) MI00. W1H, tAM MYm00 Kn, LED IN AUTO &O00IDI00IY b0000IDAY Mount Pulaski residents were shocked and saddened last Sun- day afternoon when they learned of the tragic accident that took the life of Mr William Myrick, Sr. Mrs. Luella F. Myrick, 61, of Mt. Pulaski, Illinois was killed and her husband injured in a two car collision on Illinois 121 at Warrensburg at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, June 13, 1971. Mrs. Myrick died of injuries sustained when a car driven by Mrs. Sandra Chapman of War- rensburg turned onto the high- way and struck the eastbound Myrick car. The car overturned and struck the C. and W. Imple- ment building. Mrs. Myrick was born August 12, 1909 in Austin Township, Macon County, the daughter of Albert and Frances McKinley Lakin. She was rmrried to William T. Myrick on July 27, 1930 and he survives as do a son, William T. Myrick, Jr. of Waysata, Minn.; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Jane) Hindsley of Glenwood, Ill.; two brothers, Raymond Lakin, Lin- coln and Darrell Lakin of West Land, Mich., and five grand- children. She was a member of the Mt. PulaskiUnited Methodist Church, WSCS Class, the AV Class, past president of the Mt. Pulaski Senior Woman's Club. She was also a member of the Book and Music Clubs of the Woman's Club and a past worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Mt. Pulaski Chapter 466. V'itation was from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 Tuesday evening at the Schahl Funeral Home. Funeral services for Luella F. Myrick were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, 1971 from the Mt. Pulaski United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dean Follis officiating. Mrs. Mildred Myrick was organist. Pallbearers were Vincent Ey, Otto Ey, Leland Simkim, Dr. Robert N. Harem, Charles Ander- son and Richard Talmage. Interment was in Mt. Pulaski Cemetery. ,m n [ m ff ii . i VOL. 68 THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1971 NO. 48 Pog. j-- All-Day fele00atiu . Wed. June 12,to Cur00 In Mt. Pulaski lulySth The Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Pulaski was the setting for the candlelight midsummer wed- ding at 7:00 o'clock in the eve- ning on Saturday, June 12, 1971, uniting in marriage Miss Peggy Jean Neal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Neal of R. R. 3, Lincoln, and Mr. Curtis Glen Melcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Melcher of St. Louis, Mis- souri. Reverend Martin H. Rothe officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Lois Stahl, Mt. Pulaski, presented an organ recital of nuptial music preceding the ceremony and also accompanied the soloist, Alan Tidaback of Lincoln. Preceding the vows, he sang "Wedding Prayer" and "En- treat Me Not To Leave Thed' and as the couple knelt at the altar he sang "The Lord's Pray. er". The couple repeated their wedding vows before the altar flanked on either side with two seven-branch candelabra en. twined with greenery, and lighted with seven white tapers. There were palms and two regal cathedral bouquets of gladiolli, double stock, pomps and carna- tions also adorning the sanctu- ary. Behind the altar cross was an arrangement of the same white flowers against a back- ground of palm branches and miniature woodwardi and on each side of the cross,were an- tique seven-branch candelabra holding tall white candles. The (Continued on page 5) The City of Mt. Pulaski will 'V'.  N be filled with activity from DD JUN |0 e morning until evening on Mon- SERVICES SUNDAY With the passing of Reverend Frank E. Neumeyer last week, the community lost one of its most esteemed citizens. For 16 years he was pastor of the First Methodist Church in Mount Pul- aski, administering to the needs of his congregation and adding impetus to the moral fibre of our community. He always had a friendly smile and a kind word for everyone he met. He was greatly admired by his fellow ministers and his wisdom and wise words of counsel will for- ever remain a source of inspira- tion to all who knew him. To Mrs. Neumeyer and his family, the community wishes to express their appreciation for his many years of dedicated service. Mount Pulaski is a better place because he passed this way and those whose lives he touched will forever remember him with respect and love. The Reverend Frank E. New meyer, of Mt. Pulaski, passed away at the Christian Nursing Home in Lincoln Thursday morning 8:25 a.m. June 10, 1971, where he had been a patient for most of the past three years. Mr. Neumeyer was born on a farm near Cape Girardeau, Mis- souri, February 19, 1883. He was the youngest of eleven chil- (Continued on page 1{3) PLAYGROUND TO OPEN MONDAY AT TOMLINSON RECREATION The summer session ot the for a second child in one family Park Boards playground will open Monday morning at the Torrdinson Recreation Center. Robert Gasaway and Carol Manes are in charge of the vari- ous activities and the arts and crafts. The hours for the supervised activities are from 9 to 12 in the morning and from 1 to 4 in the afternoon. There will be baseball, volley- ball, shuffle board, ping pong and many other games and sports to be enjoyed. There will also be an organ- ized program in the morning for the boys and girls who are too young for baseball. Arts and crafts will be taught in the afternoon under a more organized plan of instruction than in the past. Each session will be for'5 afternoons and one craft will be made at a sessiom A nominal fee of $1.00 is being asked for each session. Many special treats are planned such as watermelon, ice cream, movies and also the ever popular pet show. Judges are al- ways needed and parents are en- couraged to help in this activity. There will be swimming for all ages every morning. Children who haven't received a card should call Carol Manes. $15.00 is the fee for one'child. 510.00 and $5.00 for a third member of one family. There will be individual aides to help the instructors at all lessons for the young children from age 6 months and older. Scuba diving classes will be offered to older boys and girls. You do not have to have a Senior Life Saving Badge, but you must be a very good swim- mer to participate. Junior and Senior Life Saving classes will be offered. Anyone who is interest- ed should call Stuart Erlenbush, Bob Taylor or Carol Manes. The class will be limited and a $15.00 fee is being asked. Competitive swim classes are starting soon. The first meet will be with the Decatur Surf Club at the Tomlinson Recreation Pool on June 22 at 7 p.m. Another swim meet will be at the Nelson Park Pool in Decatur on June 25 at 9 a.m. The Mt. Pulaski teach will be competing against the Decatur Surf Club. It is a thrill to watch these youngsters in such a competitive sport and everyone is invited to attend these meets. Open swimming will be every afternoon from 1 to 5 and 7 to 9. A charge of 25c is asked for children and 50c for high school and adults. day, July 5. A flea market, fmh fry, and ice cream social will oc- cupy the daytime hours in vari. ous parts of the community. Visitors will also oppor- tunity to visit the Abraham Lin- coln Shrine on the square. The day will begin with the ever popular flea market which will be from 9:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Monday, July 5th. Dick Hayes, Jr. is chairman of this event. The VFW Post 77 will again have their Fish Fry at the Tom- linson Recreation Center from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. An ice cream social is being planned by the Junior Woman's Club from 4 to 7 p.m. on the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse lawn. An evening filled with enter- tainment at the city park gets under way at 7:30 when the High School Band will present a band concert directed by Claus Tanner. The Community Players will stage a musical tnoute "Americana" at 8:30, which is being directed and choreog. raphed by Gary Shull. A bigger and better fireworks display will follow. Many man hours of work are going into making large set pieces plus a Free array of aerials. A remote control model air. plane show will be held at the city park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a new feature to our program and should prove to be a very interesting attraction to hobbyists as well as spectators. Last but not least, the gi- gantic fireworks display ,ill be shown at 9:30 p.m. at the city park. WKLT DISN]00 MOVIE AT LIBRAI00 The film hour for Wednesday, June 23, at the Mount Pulaski Towfihip Library, will feature "The Legend of Johnny Apple- seed", a Disney production. In addition there will be a short film "Scruffy", a story about a little kitten, and "Little Gray Neck", a story about a bird. This will be at 3:00 p.m. and is for all children thru the 5th grade. Pre-school children must be acconknanied by a parent. Mlmm00A00Y TO AT 00mfflNur 7mON Lb'TI-IERAN VB S The-1osing Service of the Chestnut Zion Lutheran Vaca- tion Bible School will be on Friday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. A special feature of the Closing Service will include the showing of slides by the Rev. Merreil Wetzstein, Miionary to Brazil. In addition to the slides, there will. be a children's program, and a dtsplay of the children's craft work. The public is invited to attend.