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:ii .iii ' iiii I  ,i PAGE FOUFFEEN STORM DAMAGE-- (Continued from page I) THE MOUNT PLKKI TIMES- NEWS, MOUNT  ILUNOIS CARL MASON DIES Carl H. Mason, a native of ML i ,VOLLE GROUP PICNIC SINCERE THANKS IHELD SUNDAY AT CABIN We want to thank all of our j A r .......... neighbors for helping us so much } __. g o.up of the Voile relation- this nt wk Th,,, tk care !snIp en]oyea a picnic ainner on %" --." ...... ::J_ %': _^, 'Sunday; July 1, at the Voile oI us wnen we neeueu it lllut , . ........ lain on the banks of Salt nelpea us move ana nelpeu ui ..... clean up the fields. Some are[recx, nor[n of theclty.. . still working. Thanks again for I t'resent were, Mr. anu Mrs. ovrvth"  f,, |Mervin E Voile and daughter ....  ._In, .vlkS. , . , We couldn't have gotten along [ Merna, of San Jose, Calif.; Mr. Just west of the house were de- molished, and a granary torn in half, part of it rolling over to the Henry Peddicord machine shed and coming to a rest against its topless foundation. The granary was not extensively damaged. The barn east of the house col- lapsed. The farm is owned by the First National Bank, Spring- field, and consists of 550 acre The Wesley Scroggin farm es- caped with minor outbuilding damage but several large trees were downed. Heavy tree dam- age was done at Pearl Combs and Mrs. Frances Bowers farm homes on west. The Wallace Kautz farm was struck and an implement shed damaged and chimneys blown down. The house of William Fol- lis, Jr. was moved from its foundation and a chicken house blown away. $6hn H. Brysen of near Lake Fork, lost approximately 500 chickens in the storm. His corn picker was demolished and a new fence, which he had com- pleted, only a few days before, was destroyed. He lost a chick- en house, a barn, a post off the porch of the home and the wind blew down a great many trees in the, Bryson timber. Merle Key, a neighbor to Bry- son, lost three cows and had buildings damaged in the storm while the Lake Fork flood ruin- ed some 200 acres of corn. Tornado Hit Northern Half Too Exfensive damage was done in the northern half of the coun- ty around Hartsburg and Emden. One death Came following the stormthat of William Jaggi, 53, farmer in Eminence town- ship who died suddenly Wed- nesday night while aiding a neighbor. Crop Damage Heavy crop damage was also done in these areas with a fore- runner of hail coming on Mon- day night and in sorhe areas on Tuesday night. Many fields are completely ruined and plans are being made to plant some of them with soybeans and take a chance on harvesting a crop if the season is favorable. Pulaski, who lived in Decatur a number of years, moving from there to Talmage, Calif., died there at 3:15 p.m. Friday, June 29, 1951, following a stroke. He was aged 66 years, 11 months and 27 day Mr. Mason was born July 2, 1885, in Mount Pulaski, Ill., a son of Steven and Elizabeth Horn Mason. Surviving are his vife, Ella; three daughters, Mrs. Euceil Weller of Mount Pulaski; Mrs. Lucille Harris of Stonington; and Mrs. Rose Marie Brown, Spring- field; one brother, Clarence Ma- son of Rockford; and two sisters, Mrs. James Watters of Lincoln, and Mrs. Harry Diller of Decatur. The remains arrived in Mount Pulaski Wednesday evening on the Green Diamond, and were taken to the Schahl funeral ,home, where service were held at 2 p.m. this Thursday, con- ducted by Rev. Robert Wilkes, ,pastor of the Christian church. !Appropriate music was rendered by Mrs. J. H. Stuart. Burial was in the Mount Pu- laski cemetery. Pallbearers were Grover Horn, Fred Holmes, Frank Horn, Charles Schultz, Elmer Meister, Sr., and J. H. Stuart. FAMILY DINNER SERVICE 'AT DICK MUELLER HOME A family dinner was served on Sunday, July 1, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Mueller in honor of his sister, Mrs. Lizabeth Schreifer of Kansas City, Mo. Those present were Mrs. Del- ward Leimbach and children, j Billy, Ann and Marilyn, of Ma- roa; Mr. and Mrs. Louis French i and daughters Nancy and Judy; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mueller and daughters Christina and I Cynthia. Regrets were received from Mrs. Forrest Mueller and dau- I ghter Denise of Lincoin, as For- :rest Mueller is stationed at Cha. nut Field. l Mrs. Mueller accompanied Mrs. Schreifer to Lincoln Monday "where they were guests of the latter's sister, Mrs. Ernest Roos, also going to Chestnut to see her niece, Mrs. Harold Opper- man. vqthot good neighbors. -Pl!qa W aqsaH uaqnaI "sIia I Mr. and Mrs. Paul MeCubbin ten, Lois Ann and Phillip of and family. Bloomington; Mr. and Mrs. Mer- ritt Williams and son Jimmy, of WORDS OF APPRECIATION Chestnut; Miss Katie Volle, Hen- We wishto express our sincer- ry Volle, John T. Hershey, Mr. est thanks to all the good neigh- and Mrs. W. G. Matthews, Mr. bors and friends for their greatly and Mrs. George A. Voile, sons appreciated assistance following Dan and Paul, city; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vokle Jr., and children the tornado, which so badly Steve and Stephanie, Decatur. wrecked our farm. Frank Pope, Jr. Jack Pope and Family. SOFTBALL GAMES Hoblit's high school team won a lopsided game here Monday night from Gullett & Sons, i0-0. Jimmy Brown in rare form held them to only two men to reach first. The Mount Pulaski Poinsettas will play the Lake Fork girls team here Friday night in a prelim game at 6:30. :STUDENTS RETURN FROM EGYPTIAN MUSIC CAMP Lois Schaffenacker, Hazel Jean : Reinders and Jacqueline Gaffney, returned home Sunday, July 1 from a week of camping at the i Egyptian Music Camp at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Du- Quoin, Ill. Hazel and Lois were sponsored by the Senior and Junior Woman's Club, respective- ly and Jacqueline by the County Federation of Junior Women's Clubs. The girls, students at the Mr. Pulaski high school, were among 200 music students from all parts of Illinois as well as other states such as New York, Connecticut, Ohio and Missouri. The music: activities were band, chorus, or- chestra, music appreciation, stu- dent conducting, and dance band. Minnie Ward Dies Mrs. Minnie Ward, of Blue Mound, died in St. Clara's hos- pital, Lincoln, Ill., Thursday, July 5, 1951, at 1:30 a.m., after a patient there for five days. She was aged over 61 years. Mr Ward was born March 10, 1890, near Mount Pulaski, a dau-! ghter of Jacob and Emily Gri/fin Vandeventer. Body was removed to Schahl funeral home. Funeral arrange- ments incomplete. Obituary next week. ICE CREAM SOCIAL WEDNESDAY, "J33LY IS Members of the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church will sponsor an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday evening, July 18 at the Tomlinson Rec. Everyone is cordially invited. 9 INCHES Or A total of 9.3 fell the past week, falling in a 24-hour Mr. and Mrs. Earl son Dickie, and MrS. drew, of Ursa, evening for a visit Mrs. C. H. Leckbee J WORDS OF I wish to express thanks and a many friends and the cards, sent me, for the any other acts of me during my stay pital and since my Miss : FOR YO During all of :.:,.. :... SAVIHGS JULY Come in and look through the entire you'll find many savings not listed in this OFF ON ALL 20 % L,,G'R,E EVERY DRESS IN OUR STORE MARKED DOWN TO COST! Buy yours now he choice is good. 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