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f !3 FROW-OLD SOCIETY taken many years . nt Row: Mrs. S. B. Fryer, Mrs. Frank s , Mrs. Alfred Tomlinson, Mrs. L. M. Robi- ,.'rs. CCarrie Snyder, Mrs. Anna Rigdon, Mrs. lk-' ta Core (Mrs. Fryer's mother), Mrs. -,t,Ucas, Mrs. Anna Mendenhall, Mrs. Chris- Yers, Mrs. John Lincoln, Mrs. Robert n, St. In foreground Julian Webster, Lois ' Josephine Webster, (unidentified), Mrs. --SIL-TENNIAL EDITION (Times-News, Mr. Pulaski, IlL) THUiDAY, JULY 13, 1961 NEVER-GROW.OLD SOCIETY ORGANIZED BACK IN 1896 The Never-Grow-Old Society of Mount Pulaski, still a going organization in 1961, but without any of the charter members liv- ing, was organized July 16, 1896 at the home of Mrs. L. M. Robin. son. At that time the society held meetings oftener than they do now. Following is the list of members and dates on which they entertained from July 1896 to February 1897: Mrs. Samuel B. Fryer . July 31 Mrs. James Ayres . Aug. 14 Mrs. Charles Anderson . Aug. 28 Mrs. Elias Buckles - Sept. 11 Mrs. S. Linn Beldler . Sept. 25 Mrs. eorge Briggs . Oct. 9 Mrs. W. H. Stafford - Oct. 15 Mrs. William Munce - Oct. 23 Mrs. Caleb Lucas and Mrs. George Lucas - Nov. 5 Mrs. John Lincoln . Nov. 13 Mrs. C. C. Mason - Nov. 27 Mrs. P. H. Oyler - Dec. 11 Mrs. Ferdinand Myers - Dec. 31 Mrs. R. H. Hershey - Jan. 8, '97 Mrs. L. M. Robinson - Jan. 22 Mrs. Van R. St. John . Feb. 12 Mrs. T. O. Snyder and Mrs. Ben Capps - Feb. 24 PRESENT OFFICERS The Never-Grow-Old Society is still an active organization and its present officers are: Mrs. A1- vina Roos, President; Mrs. Etta Beidler, Secretary, and Mrs. Chas. Ey, Treasurer. Amanda Pumpelly, Mrs. Alfred Wilson, Mrs. S. Linn Beidler. Back Row: Mrs. Fred Myers, Mrs. Grace Fryer Webster, Mrs. William Whittle, Mrs. Robert Clark, Miss Cozetta Fryer, Mrs. W. H. Stafford, Mrs. T. O. Snyder, Mrs. John Seyfer, Mrs. Anna Eminger and Mrs. Effie Zimmerman. Picture was taken at S. B. Fryer home where the C. H. Leckbee family now reside. CORNLAND BANK ROBBED APRIL 1958 (March 6, 1958) The Village of Cornland, 10 miles southwest of Mt. Pulas- ki,, was thrown into a turmoil Tuesday, when two armed men robbed the bank there, of some $1300 about noon. This was the second bank rob- bery in Logan county in the past six months, but unlike the pre- vious one at Chestnut, the rob- bets played rather rough with bank employees. George Drake, cashier, and Miss Minnie Bryson, bookkeeper, both slugged by the robbers, were tied up and adhes- ive tape applied. All Eyes Are on Mount Pulaski 000 THIS FIRM is proud of having contributed a small part to the growth of this com- munity. WE ARE a comparatively new business in Mount Pulaski, but we hope to grow with the community and our aim will always he to serve in every way to the b4et of our ability. CONGRATULATIONS TO MOUNT PULASKI AND COMMUNITY ON THE SIL-TENNIAL CELEBRA- TION. Neaville Jewelry So. Washington Mount Pulaski RESIDENTS shown in this comfortable and enjoyable Mr. and Mrs. "Cush" Stafford, called Aunt Kitty and and both enjoyed their clay pipes. Years of the 1870's yard sometime in the s 1M870't:f: and perhaps be- ! joying their clay pipe . in Mount Pul. i ord, whose full name was Oliver Well-known married :Cushman Stafford, was a widely then as old lknown dealer in horses. Mrs. home was iocated'Stafford was the former Kitty St., south lBaker of Christian and Sanga- building, on what imon counties. She was the sister as the Muldoon pro-i of Col. William Baker of Taylor- , ville, who came to Mount Pulaski IPle was known as i on the occasion of many meetings Stafford and Aunt of the Logan County Old Settlers :ord, and this picture!Association, and always made a sltting out in the i talk on pioneer days. 11' HAS N We've Helped Many PLEASURE By Financing Their Homes! To serve the Mount Pulaski Com- .munity for a good many years, help- mg to keep the conveniences of mOdern life working efficiently. May I say a word of Thanks to the many people I have been able to Serve. I'm looking forward to the Sil-Ten- nial as the finest Celebration in MOunt Pulaski's history. Mount Pulaski Appliance Prank E. Turley Phone 792-5811 This home-owned institution is proud of its 60 years of service to the community. During that time we have made it possible for many Mount Pulaskians to own their own homes and businesses. At the same time we provide a safe and profitable place for the investment of savings, paying a better- than-average return on investments. We offer our sincere congratulations to our City on the Sil-Tennial, and hope we may be able to con- tribute to the growth and financial strength of the City of Mount Pulaski as we have in the past. MOUNT PULASKI BUILDING AND LOAN ASS'N d