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:iii i  Sack Gasaway, son of Mrs. Eliza Gasaway, southeast of Mount Pulaski, were united in marriage at 7 p.m., Friday, June 22, at Fort Bliss, Texas. The double-ring, candlelight service, was performed in the post chapel by Chaplain William Frost. The bride was accompani- ed to the altar by Cpl. William Stearns of Savanhah, Ga. Mrs. Donald Hillstrom, Mason City, Iowa, was matron-of-honor, and Thomas E. Irwin of Colum- bus, Ohio, was best man. The couple was entertained at the Westerner Motel follow- ing the ceremony, by friends of the groom "at Fort Bliss. They will live in E1 Paso, Texas. The date of their wedding also was the anniversary of the wed- dings of the bride's parents; her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Detmers of Era- den; and brother-in-law and sister, Sgt. and Mrs. Kenneth Kaesebier of San Antonio, Texas. ; ,vT. JAc aAsAwAYI orever This Land :New Salem I WEDS EMDEN GIRL I "F --" - " Miss Mary Detmers, daughter | fezMsrofanEdmdMJnS: H]:maO  :,Park Productzon Making Bzg tht Local People Who Zoning Commission Created In Pulaski At the June meeting of the Mount Pulaski city council an ordinance was passed to create a Zoning Commission, the purpose of whieh will be to recommend boundaries of districts, such as residential, industrial, etc. Also to make appropriate regulations to be enforced therein. It means that when it is fin- ally in effect, persons wanting to construct industrial buildings will meet with the commission to have the operations approved. A board of five Zoning Com- missioners has been appointed by Fred Froehlich, mayor. They are Harold Hubbard, Harold Donnan, Raymond Gee, Ennis A. Downing and Keith Rothwell. --Your news and pictures always welcome. Have Seen Play, Say "It's Wonderful." Dale tL Volle, Latham, is nar- rating between scenes action of "Forever This Land." the new play depicting the life of Abra- ham Lincoln, which opened Sat- urday night, June 30, at the New Salem State Park near Peters- burg. The narration for the play sup- plies the background material necessary for the audience to un- ;derstand the theme of the play. "Forever This Land" is a two- act, 12-scene drama, sponsored by the New Salem Lincoln League. The league was a leader in restoring New Salem Village as it was 122 years ago when Lincoln lived there for six years. Voile received his college de- gree from Illinois Wesleyan Uni- versity in Bloomington. In ad- dition he received a master's de- gree in theatre arts from the Pasadena Playhouse School of the Theatre, where he appeared in many plays. His clear, well modulated voice is an important part of the Lincoln drama. Dice Ey Elected To "State" Supreme Court Richard Ey is very grateful to the Ryman-Fuitin Post of the American Legion for sending him as their representative to the Boys' State, held in Spring- field last week. Some 1,200 boys from all over Illinois attended. Dick was elected to the state office of Justice of the Supreme Court, along with four other jus- I tices and 8 other state offices Dick was one of 10 nominated for the citizenship award, and played solo clarinet in the Boys' State Band. BOB DITTUS TAKES NEW POSITION Robert F. Dittus has resigned from the Ennis A. Downing In. surance Agency and has taken a position with the Suburban Casualty Co. of Wheaton, as a special agent. Latham Girl Receives Master's Degree Miss Mary Shimer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Shimer of Latham, on June 7 received her Master's of Arts degree from the Columbia University, Teachers' College, of New York City. Miss Shimer has accepted a position as instructor in wo- men's physical education at the' University of Oklahoma for the fall and winter semesters. After graduating from Latham high school Miss Shimer attend. ed Millikin University in Decat- ur in 1949. She was listed at the university in 'Tv'ho's Who in American Colleges and Universi- ties," was a member of Phi Kap. pa Delta, honoary debate fra- ternity, and of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. After returning to Latham from New York for a visit with her parents, Miss Shimer left several days ago for Burr Oaks, in Mnkwanago, Wis., where she will be a waterfront instructor. MERLE WATSON SELLS HILLTOP FARM FOR TOP PRICE--S600 Acre Merle V. Watson, who lives in Chester township, six miles north of Mount Pulaski, on Monday, July 2, sold his 160-acre Hilltop Farms to Harold Fue of Lincoln at a record breaking price of S600 per acre. Mr. Fue has farmed in West Lincoln township the past 25 years. The total purchase price was $96,000, and the farm brought the highest price per acre ever to be paid for a farm that size. With business interests in Peoria, Mr. Watson and wife will move to that city simetime be- fore March, 1952. Mr. Watson recently sold his interest in the Chestnut Imple- ment Co. to Leonard MeCann who had been his partner in the business. dkk YaMexe THURSDAY, INSURANCE OF EVERY DESCRI Phone 46 Mount Don't put off 'till to- morrow that visit you intend to make to this store---you'll find a lot o good buys. We.stem Auto Associate ,DALE NEAVILLE, Proprietor Schahi Home For Fu - - AMBULANCE SERVICE- LATHAM, ILLINOIS PHONE $5 MOUNT PULASKI Pictures rmd News are Alwulrs MOUNT PULASKI appreduted. s.v.c00- THEATRE PICK UP THREE TIMES WEEKLY Help keep your alley Clean and Sanitary with this service. Leave your Name at Times-News Office or write RALPH LOVEALL R. R. 3 Lincoln, Illinois ..Announcement... DR. EDMUND J. McCARTHY OPTOMETRIST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 6 and 7 "THE GREATMISSOURI RAIP  (In Technicolor) with Wendell Corey, MacDonald Care Ellen Drew ALSO CARTOON -- SPORT REEL wn you b a now will have office hours Saturday nights from 7 to 10 P.M. at the office of Dr. E. H. Cox in Mount Pulaski. Call 18R for appointments. SUNDAY AND MONDAY, JULy 8 and 9 EYES EXAMINED "GLASSES mV "MA AND PA KETTLE CLOSED BACK ON THE FARM" starring Marjorie Main and Percy Hilbride PLUS -- ADDED SHORTS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, JULy 11 11 "THE KID FROM CLEVELANP" with George Brent - Lynn Bari - Rusty and the Cleveland Indians Baseball SELECTED SHORT SUBJECTS WRINGEIt WASHER See the soore of Thor fea- tures tha save: work-- clothes er--at low low cosfi SPECIAL ADL AOWAN dd een om 1q11! C. F. WAGNER APPLIANCE CO. Mount PulaskL Illinois FOR REMODELING Will Be Open July 16 MOUNT PULASKI CLEANERS