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Pulaski Times-News have been busy signup per- ews so that in Learn- at Lincoln Lakes, Monday, June 25, thru Friday. busses will trans- over each as soon as the are over. The Up to2 years of age the first bus, which L5 from the Tomlin- Center. The sec- leave at 8 o&apos;clock over 12. clam ages Will be avaiIable for and as in previous divided as follows: 12--9:00 to 9:45 12---9:45 to 10:30 12 to 1510:30 to Noon. Under school age--- M. Over 100 youngsters of this an-free trip to Lincn. All rs have to rnish bathing suit nd a Detroit blanks signed as you can, so will know how for. Mail or T1 Slip which you rues-News, in to Saturday. Addi- slips can be se. at this office. 48 " MOUNT PULASKI. ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. JUNE 21. 1951 NUMBER 47 ! tt T yw F'tLog Co ty T " .-- ;;aa Loren M. Anderson ex rac on lr an un IMamedea00L00Ca00" Ts RodeoHldHs S day In Linco of L00hm, Sa00,d.y factor e ere atur Get SALEM PARK PLAY CONFERENCE IN JULY Blanks of Loren M. Anderson, son of By Parents. and Mrs. Dewey Anderson of . unt Pulaski, Saturday, June of Pulaski Marcia Moore of Mount Pu- 16, 1951 at 5:30 p.m. The cere- Donna Huston, teen-age dau- Rain failed to stop the tractor SERVICES ZAH FRIDAY for John Zah Pulaski, who Wednesday, June in the Schahl here, at 2 p 15, by pastor of church. 'auflful Isle of and "In The Gar- by Miss Viola Miss Florence Mrs. J. H. Stuart in the Mount Pu. Pallbearers were Abner Jack- Jenner, Edward Brooker and Young Rogers, daughter Nelson Rogers, Mount Pu- Malt, son of Lincoln, were Sunday, June parsonage of the church in IAn. was perfon- Appel. was attended by Telford Rogers, in-law of the was held after- of Miss Gert- from Mr. high school in The groom is Langellier Mo. left on a short the southern part Kentucky. They laski, is one of the 55 actors to take part in "Forever This Land" a new play about Abraham Lin- coln which will be presented in an outdoor theater at New Salem State Park, 20 miles northwest of Springfield, from June 30 thru August 25. Marcia, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Moore of Mount Pulaski, is a graduate of the Mount Pulaski township hign school and is now a student at Lincoln College where she is a ember of the community play- ers and Delta Psi Omega dra- matic fraternity. "Forever This Land" is a two. act, 12.scene play, depicting life in a pioneer Illinois village of the 1830's. It was here in New Salem that Abe Lincoln spent six formative years of his life studying law, surveying, acting as postmaster and courting Ann Rutledge. These and many other scenes from Lincoln's life will be ncluded in the first run pro- duction. The play, which will be pre- sented nightly except Monday, is sponsored by the New Salem Lincoln League, a non-profit or- ganization, which has helped to foster the memory of Lincoln and the New Salem village. Re- served seat tickets are $2.40 for adults and $1.20 for children- General admission is $1.80 for adults and 60 cents for children. Inquiries about tickets should be sent to "Forever This Land," Petersburg, Illinois. FUNERM00 SERVICES FOR OLIVER Funeral services for Oliver P- Miller, 86, of 1603 College street, Springfield Ill., who died at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 17, 1951, in Ponca City, Okla., were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Bisch Me- morial Home in Springfield, con- ducted by Rev. Harold Sortor. Burial was in Oak Ridge ceme- tery, Springfield. Mr. Miller, a retired farmer of the Springfield area, was born Au. 19, 1864, in Honey Creek, Ind., a son of Mr. and lVIr Geo. H. Miller. He came to Logan county in early manhood, and was well known to many people in the Latham, Chestnut, Mount Pulaski and Cornland commum- ties. On Aug. 18, 1883, he mar- lied Fannie Allen, who preced- ed him in death Feb. 4, 1931. Mr. Miller was a member of the Laurel Methodist church, Spring- field. Surviving are three sons, Geo. and Leo of Wilmette and .Glen of Springfield; six daugllters, i Mr Guy Coolby, Bedford Vil- lage, N. Y.; Mrs. T. H. Parkin- son, Ponca City, Okla.; Mrs. Reed Steele, Klrkwood, Mo.; M rs, Ros: soe Lipe, ms. Carrie Pr.aead  Mrs. Howard Dixon, prmgUte r' two sisters, Mrs. Hattie He] - man, Mount Pulaski and Mrs. Carrie Beck, Peoria; 23 gr.and- children and 22 great-granacn]i" dren. Those calling at the funeral home and attending the serv- ices Tuesday, were: James H. Shrader, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Scroggin, Mount Pulaski; Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Shrader of Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. William D. Miller of Chestnut; Mrs. Eliza beth Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Will- iam Williams, Mr. and Mrs. John Wachter, Latham; Mr. and Mrs. Merle Miller of Warrensburg. mony was performed in the Lath- am Baptist church by Roy. Edwin Groenhoff. The bride wore a ballerina length dress of white marqui- sette, with embroidered yoke, an embroidered sideswept over- skirt, embroidered in lilies of the valley. The short illusion veil was held by a tiara of seed pearls. She carried a white Bible gift of the bridegroom, and a shower of white rosebuds. Miss Betty Potter of Latham, cousin of the bride, was maid-of- honor, and was attired in a mint :green ballerina length dress with yoke and over skirt embroidered in lilies of the valley. She car- ried a bouquet of white carna- tions and wore a carnation wreath in her hair. John West, Mount Pulaski, a cousin of the groom, was best Ushers were Dean Cates and Arden Potter of Latham. The church decorations were garden flowers and baskets of white lilies and mixed flower The bride attended Latham high school and is a graauate ox . n's School of Nursing in Springfield. She is a registered nurse and has been employed at the St. John's hospital. The groom is a graduate of the Mt. Pulaski township high school, and Western Illinois State Col. lege at Maeomb. He taught in the Beardstown schools the past ar and has been re-hired. Following a reception in the ome of the bride's parents, the :ouple left on a wedding trip to the northern states. They will live in Beardstown. Arlene Kinerl Goes To Girls' School The Illini Girls' State, spon- sored by the American Legion auxiliary units of Illinois, open- ed its annual session Tuesday, June 19, at MacMurray College in Jacksonville. The closing date is Wednesday, June 27th. The Mount Pulaski Auxiliary sent Miss Arlene Kinert, daugh- ter of lIrs. Kathryn Kinert. An invitation has been extend- ed to all alumnae, to parents, to members of the Auxiliary, and their friends, to be Girls' State on Sunday, June 24, at ).m. Upon arrival at MacMur- College you are to go to the in hall. -,. ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Huston, has been selected to represent Section 13 of the Illi- nois Future Homemakers organ- ization at the Eastern Leader- ship Training Conference of the Future Homemakers of America in East Lansing, Mich., from July 2 to July 6. Donna will leave Sunday, July 1, to join the Illi. nois group in Chicago. Donna is president of the Mt. Pulaski high school chapter of Future Homemakers and also acting as a state officer. She has the position of Chairman of Recreation. At the conference she will act as the leader of an Interest group entitled, "Being A Recreation Leader." She will al- so take part in discussion groups. Twenty-three teen-age dele- gates and six chaperones from Illinois will attend the confer- once. The Illinois group of Fut- ure Homemakers is part of a total of 280 teen-agers and 70 adult advisers from states east of the Mississippi expected at the five-day meeting. rodeo here Saturday afternoon, but it took some of the good sized crowd away from the event. Rex Tracey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Tracy of Williamsvllle, was the winner. He gathered in 161 points out of a possible 185. Finishing in order were: Dick Thomas, Mount Pulaski, 2nd, with 149 points; Roy Taylor, Mt. Pulaski, 3rd, with 148 points; Richard Sams, Mt. Pulaski, 4th, 138 points, and Welby Fotkes of Waynesville, 5th, 137 points. .: This was the first event of its kind ever held in Logan county and is the forerunner of others to be held in various sections of the county. The winner here, to. gether with five other runnersup will compete in the Logan Coun- ty Fair Rodeo in August. The winner in this county will then go to the state fair at Spring- field. The event was Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce with i Edd Dittus in charge. He was : assisted by Ed Ruwe, Harry Mil- net, Duane Shanle and Charles Anderson handling the public address system. Difficult Course pLAYGROUND OPENS [ The contest, which is run a- 1 0  gainst time and over a difficult wrrH MOR THAN 0 ....... FOR pLAy I obstacle course brought forth (Continued on page 12) The summer playground sea-| son opened Monday morning at NEW MANAGER AT the Tomlinson Recreation Con- THE OGER STORE ter with over 100 youngsters registering for summer activi- ties. Miss Jackie Berry of Spring- field, who has charge of the little tots and girls, has met with a fine response from her groups and has setup a program that includes Junior tennis lessons from 9:30 to 10:30, with story telling hours and record play- ing from 10:30 to 11:30. In the fternoon there are two handi-! craft classes from 1 to 2, and 2 to 3, with tennis classes for high school girls from 3 to 4. Tournaments in various ac- tivities are being planned for the weeks to come in badmin- ton, checkers, shuffleboard, ten- nis, ping pong, etc. Bud Manes in charge of the boys has organized a baseball league with hard ball and sft ball being played. They have ;ames both morning and after. mon with basketball interspers- .<!. Annum Band Boosters Ice Cream Social Will Be Held Next Wednesday Band Concert io Follow Social Recreation Center. Final plans have been made, and all the committees are work- ing hard to make the Band Boosters Ice Cream Social, to be at the Tomlinson Recrea- Center, Wednesday even- June 27, the biggest and best yet. The serving of ice cream and homemade cake will start at 5:30 p.m. and continue through- out the evening, as long as any one wishes to eat. To add to the carnival spirit of the evening you will find popcorn and soft drink stands, the ever-popular fish pond, and also a clown on the grounds with balloons for the little folk William Seeber of Decatur, who has been manager of the local Krceger store the past two months, completed his duties at the store on Saturday, having been re.called to the Navy. Don Cotton of Atlanta, who has becn employed in one of the Kroger stores in Decatur, took over as manager of the local grocery here, on Monday Morn- ing. Mr. Cotton is no stranger here as he took over the manag- ership of the store last summer while the manager was on vaca- tion. BAND BOOSTERS CLUB TO MEET MONDAY NIGHT The Mount Pulaski Band Boost ers Club will hold its regular meeting in the Tomlinson Rec. : reation Center Monday, June 25, at 7:30 p.m. All members are urged to be present as important business is to be voted upon. LATHAM ICE CREAM SOCIAL POSTPONED Due to unfavorable weather conditions last Saturday, June 16, the Latham Fire Department  postponed its third annual band The Mount Pulaski Community concert and ice cream social to Band will 'play another one of those fine concerts, which will be the highlight of the enter- tainment. Plan now to attend this evening of fun and music. As in previous years the funds derived from this event will be used to further the musical pro- gram in the community. If anyone, who is not a mem- ber of the club, would like to donate a homemade cake for this social, please contact Mrs. Sidney Lee, chairman. Also, we need lots of items for the fish pond and anyone having any "white" elephants around the louse that they would like to dispose of, Just call Mrs. Paul 1 Moore. In case of rain the Ice Cream cial will be held Friday, June 29, same time, same place. Saturday evening, June 23, in the Latham Park. Ice cream, cake and pop will be served. Sixteen prizes will be given away during the evening. Bring the family and enjoy the occasion. Serving starts at 7:00 o'clock, BASKET DINNER SUNDAY AT COPELAND CHURCH The 85th annual basket din- ner will be held Sunday, Ju 24, at the Copeland Christian church, southwest of Mount Pu- laski. The regular morning wor- ship with Bible School at 11 a. m. (CST). Communion and !! / preaching, followed by the ba : ket dinner at noon. Rev. L. H. Appel, pastor of the First Christian church, LI wilt preach in the afternoon,