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PAQZ S][Z .John Holmes, Chestnut Enters Airplane School Pfc. John R. Holmes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Holmes of Chestnut, Ill.. recently entered the Airplane and Engine Me- chanics School at Sheppard Air IOUNT PULAS . NEWS, MOUNT PULAS,W., ILLINOIS 4th-OF-TULY AERIAL DISPLAY AT CIfES'rNUT The Chestnut-Beason Post of the American Legion and Chest- nut Merchants are sponsoring a 4th-of-July celebration with a beautiful Aerial and Ground Dis- play of fireworks of over 80 some pieces. taining every type of aircraft currently used by the U.S.A.F. Upon graduation John will be awarded the rating of Airplane and Engine Mechanic and prob- ably will be assigned to one of the major Air Force Commands for on-the-job experience. He is a graduate of the Beason (Ill.) High School, and was em- ployed as a mechanic in the gar- age of his uncle, Fred Holmes, in Mount Pulaski. He served 8 months with the Illinois Nation. al Guard, 170th Fighter Squad- ton, until it was sworn into the army. ROBERT W. HOWE IS AIRFORCE GRAD Pfc. Robert W. Howe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Howe of Latham, Ill. graduated last week from one of the Air Force com- munications schools at the Scott Air Force Base, Belleville, Ill., it was announced by Col. George W. Pardy, base commander. Headquarters of the gigantic Air Training Command. and home of the world's largest com. munications schools, Scott has trained Pfc. Howe and thousands of other officers and airmen in the installation of electronic equipment used in today's glob- al air force. Pfe. Howe attended high school In Latham and Maroa, and has been on active duty with the Air ForCe since August 1950. Priori to entering the Scott communi- cation school, Pfc. Howe corn- Force Base, the home of the larg During the afternoon the Boy est technical school of this type Scouts and Legion Auxiliary will in the world. I have a fish fry, ice cream and During his 22-week course as a ] cake and pop sale. All activities student he will receive intensivelwil 1 be held at the Chestnut training designed to provide him Igrade school grounds. Everyone with the thorough knowledge is welcome to attend. and the basic skills required in ! servicing, inspecting and main. FROEHLICH FARM SALES HELD FISH FRY JUNE 15 The Froehlich Farm Sales en- tertained its employes at a fish fry on Friday night, June 15th. Sixty pounds of northern pike were served, the fish coming from Kenora, Ontario, Canada. I In the group enjoying the fry I were: Mr. and Mrs. LesterJ Werntz, Mr. and Mr Harold Donnan, Mr. and Mrs. Steve S. Patterson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ayers. Mr. and Mrs. James Will- | Jams. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben HaL erkamp, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Froehlich. Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Van Froehlich, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Froehlich, Jr., David Froehlich, and "Preach" Horn. CHRISTIAN CHURCH HOMECOMING JULY I Sunday, July 1, will be an im- portant day in the Mount Pu- laski Christian church when Homecoming will be observed. The pastor, Rev. Robert Wilkes, will bring the morning message, "Going Home To Jesus." At noon a potluck dinner will be served in the church base- ment. Guest speaker, Rev. Luther Perrine of the Bunn Park Church of Christ, Springfield, will de- liver a message at 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this day of fellowship. APPRECIATION During my stay in the Dea- coness hospital, Lincoln, and since returning home with my baby daughter, Sharon Lee, I received a large number of let- ters, cards, flowers and gifts from friends and relatives. I wish to take this means of ex- pressing my sincere thanks to all of them for so kindly re- membering us. Mrs. Earl Jackson. l Methodist Vacation I WILHA TUGGLE TO I WED JAMES M. HURTT Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Tuggle of I tended at the time den death of our band and father, John of Cornland. The I THE BEST BY the Chestnut vicinity, announce the engagement of their daugh- ter. Wilma to Apprentice James M. Hurtt, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hurtt of Warrensburg. The wedding will take place Satur- day, June 30th. Miss Tuggle is employed in the National Bank of Decatur. Seaman Apprentice Hurtt is sta. tioned at the Naval Base in Philadelphia, Pa.. where the I couple will be married. CARD OF THANKS We want to express our sin- , cerest thanks to neighbors and l friends for their many acts of I kindness and sympathies ex- Friendly Advice To Telephone Patrons pleted basic training at Lack- land Air Force Base in Texas, DISTRICT CONVENTION OF LUTHERAN LAYMEN'S LEAGUE The annual district convention of the Lutheran " Laymen's Lea- ..,, gue was held at Camp Silca, near Springfield, Sunday, June 17, with about 500 people pres- ent. There were 20 in attendance from the Zion Lutheran church Bible School Ends The Daily Vacation Bible School recently held at the Methodist church was well at- tended and a success in every way. The total enrollment for the session was 56 pupils and 11 teachers. There were 26 perfect attendance for the pupils. A sack lunch was enjoyed by all on Sat. urday noon at the Tomlinson Recreation Center. Teachers were very efficient and faithful and their work is greatly appreciat- ed. The daily program was very interesting and instructive, and the pupils were greatly benefit. ted. The teachers were as fol- lows: Nursery: Robyn Gordon and Jacqueline Gaffney. Kindergarten: Mr Gordon. 1st Grade: Mrs. Powell. 2nd Grade: Mrs. Waddell. 3rd Grade: Mrs. Blackburn. Juniors: Miriam Sullivan. Intermediates: Mrs. Fred Froeh lich and Mrs. John Romanotto. Directors: Mrs William Jen- ner and Mrs. Francis Myrick. TRIPLE L 4-H CLUB OF LATHAM HELD MEETING The Triple L 4-H Club of La- tham met on Wednesday, June 13 at the home of Patty Ander- son. A talk was given by Carol Volle on canning non-acid vege- tables. A cake demonstration was given by Patty Anderson. while Jo Ellen Jones gave a demonstration on how to make took powder at home. A special number was given by Valeria Canoles. Books and dresses must be done by July 18. The next three meetings will be held at the following homes, on standard time: Wednesday, June 24---mest at Mary Pease home, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 3  Marjorie Thomason. 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 Mary Alice Chapman, 1:30 p.m. ---Mary Pease, Reporter. CARD OF THANKS To all our good friends and old neighbors in Mount Pulaski, and Decatur, we wish to express our sincere thanks for the many acts of kindness, and sympathies extended, during the illness and following the death of our dear father, John Zah. The Family. DON'T BE IN TOO BIG A HURRY--when pla ing a call let the phone ring at least 7 tize LOOK UP NUMBER BEFORE CALLING--it ll save both you and the operator wasted 24-HOUR SERVICE--is at your "pips" whether day or night this service is available. Mount Pulaski Telephone Go. of Mount Pulaski. Om r #/ Divine Worship was held at 10 a.m., followed by a basket dln- i her at noon. 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