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from page 1) center aisle was decor- fourteen pew candel- of greens and Candles under hurri- and completed with bows. Each pew on aisle not marked with had a white satin bow in marriage escorted down a white summer tmported organza and peau d'ange lace. The lace encircled the neck and lash- All-bead- lace appliques over the long skirt of the gown train. Lace ruffle cuffs on the sleeves. lace encircled the gown and the full chapel train. The chapel length fllu- [ by a camelot all- The veil with a two-tiered illusion and blush- only jewelry was : ttrand of pearls, a gift of She carried a formal japhet orchids, roses, and varie- Tiny lovers streamers held the the bride's lace cov- ook, a gift of her Don Cotton, on day. groom's boutonniere, bride's bouquet, jack frost rose a single variegated leaf. Lanham, cousin Grand Junction, was matron of honor a pale blue gown of organza. The shirred with a ba- edged with pale The tom jones sheer and gathered ruffle at the wrist. gowns were de- self ruffles wat- rein the hi-rise waist. was caught with a satin sash ending in a back. She wore a blue petal cluster cluster held a length blue carried a french In an impressive candlelight ceremony at Zion Lutheran Church on June 12, 1971, at 7:00 in the evening, Miss Peggy Jean Neal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Derrell Neal, became the bride of Mr. Curtis Glen Melcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Melcher. nosegay of white carnations with three shades of pale blue satin streamers. The bridesmaids, Mrs. William D. Fisher, Jr., friend of the bride of Cookeflle, Tennessee; Mrs. Denny Neal, sister-in-law of the bride of Mt. Pulaski; and Mrs. Roger Allen, sorority sister of the bride of East Peoria, wore gowns and headpieces identical to the matron of honor. Their bouquets were identical except had only one shade of blue streamers. The flower girl, Dawn Swiney, Blue Mound, wore an identical dress to the brides- maids. C. Larry Unland of St. Louis, Missouri, friend of the groom, served as best .man. The grooms- men were John Stelzer, Spring- field; Dormy Neal, Mr. Pulaski; and Marry MeGeff, Springfield. Seating the guests were Steve Melcher, Bloomington, and Gary Berg, Mason City. Jeff Cooper, the ring bearer, carried the rings on a satin pillow. SCROGGINS - GEE V FW POST 777 AnnualOaffish Fry July 5, 1971 Tomiiason Reaeafon Center bit. Pulaski, Illinois Serving ll AM. To6PIVL TICKETS : $2.25 in Advance $ 2.50 at gate MT. PULASKI GRADE SCHOOL GRADUATION PHOTOS OLASS OF 1971 Are Now Available - Photos Of The s Of 1969 Aknd 1970 Are Also "X%ble" DID YOU GET YOURS T Call 792.317 111| STUDIO OF DOROTHY BENDER lvrr. Pulmkl I)l. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Neal wore an original de- sign, created and sewn by her sister, Mrs George Oltmanns, Jr. The ensemble featured a blue crepe sleeveless sheath with a long sleeve chantilly lace coat. She chose matching blue acces- sories. Mrs. Melcher, the groom's mother, wore a mint green coat dress of silk shantung. The prin- cess style dress was accented at the collar and hemline with a self braid. The three-quarter length coat featured the braid at the cuffs. She chose matching green accessories. Both mothers wore corsages of white japhet orchids. A reception was held at 8:30 in the evening at the banquet room in the Ramada Inn in Lin- coln. The bride's table was laid with white satin and a blue satin skirt with a white overlay of lace. The tiered wedding cake centered the table. On either side of the cake was a silver three-branch candelabra with white miniature pomps and daisy pomps. The white pomps and greenery surrounded the TIMES-NEWS (Mt. Pulaski, I11.) THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1971-5 cake. All the appointments were of silver. Mrs. Thomas Gleason was in charge of the reception and was assisted by Mrs. Jerry Merriam, Mrs. Gary Ey and Mrs. Dan Helmsing. Also assisting were Mrs. Doris Grigiski, Miss Melanie Riggs and Miss Penny Martin. For traveling, the bride chose a pink pant dress with white ac- cessories and wore a white catellya orchid. Following a ten day honey- moon to Hawaii, Mr. and Mrs. Melcher will be at home at 2420 Milford Road, Springfield. ldrs. Fred Fuhrer Died In Peoria Word has been received here by relatives of the death of Mrs. Fred Fuhrer of Peoria, Illinois on June 7, .1971. Both she and the late Fred Fuhrer, who died in 1955 were former residents of Mt. Pulaski. Services were held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, June 9, 1971 in St. Mark's Catholic Church, Peoria and burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery. Survivors include two sisters- in-law, Mrs. Frank Buehler and Mrs. Dan Fuhrer, two nephews, Dale and Paul Fuhrer and one niece, Mrs. Richard Talmage, all of Mt. Pulaski. THANK YOU Words qmnot express the sin- cere thanks that I owe my rela- tives and friends who were so kind and thoughtful of me while I was a surgical patient at St. Jol'ln'$ Hospital in Springfield. Especially for all the prayers, in my behalf of which I am sure, helped in my recovery. Also the many cards, flowers and visits and thanks to Father Eugene Kane. I am truly grateful to all. (p) Marie Sams. CLUB NOTES ......... $7777"-77777777777 ....... 7"77777/ The Potholders Club will meet Tues., June 22nd with Mrs. Mary Hanes, 211 East McDonald St. Hostess will be Mrs. Evelyn Harney. Bring cookies and a gift. Last year's officers of the Hilltop Club will receive their jewelry awards at the meeting on Tues., June 22 at the Tom- linson Recreation Center with weigh in 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. Of- ricers, please make an effort to be there'. ' Gainers penalty, "Make a hat, your choice, wear it to the meeting and model it". Mem- bers, do not gain this week unless you wish to be on the refreshment committee June 29, which will be a special meeting for two of our KOPS. Mrs. Grace Buckles was hostess to the San Sousi Club Tues.. June 8th. "500" was played. The prize winners were Mrs. Orville Martin,Mrs. Fred Froehlich, Mrs. Dan Fuhrer and Mrs. Francis Turner. Next hostess will be Mrs. Ruth Berry on June 22nd. Service Mother's of World War II will meet at the home of Mrs. Viva Leggett Friday, June 25th at 2 p.m. . NOTICE. American Legion ,/Lad Auxiliary Members Ticket- available for Count F Officers IIffrALLATION BANQUET  be held at Mt. Pulaski Legion Home June 24, 1971 At 7:00 P. M. Chicken Dinner Donation $1.00 FOR TICKETS CONTACT : DOLLY BUCKLES - 792 - 5328 or TOM BONIER - 792 - 5573 NOTICE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF REAL ESTATE TAXESMUST BE PAID BY JULY 1, You may pay your Real 'Estate and Personal Property tax at our Dank. Just mail or bring Notices with your payment KEEP TAX FUNDS IN YOUR COMMUNITY FIRST NATIONAL BANK Yodoz Dqpo4dt- Tdgil:gaNsSOd tO $20,000. PHOnilY: 792-2316 IIIOITT  LIIOIS