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ount Pulask_i Times-News00 lts9,10 r.kl xtham 48 MOUIFT PULKSKL ILNOIS. THURSDAY. JULY 26. 1951 NUMBER County Fair Will Open On August 5th At I00ncoh Little Promises To Than Ever. 15th annual Will distribute in ex- in cash premiums in Lincoln, Sunday, and continue for six through Fri- referred to as one "cleanest and best the Lincoln exhi- on an even finer this year, thanks to of a new Fine Agricultural Products four-lane opening onto U. line. Burnette, top cowboy of the movies will billing on opening appear before the afternoon and by a Western Which has attracted a number of Mid- and running races the afternoon pro-i and continue thru the Logan County half.mile track is a of high calibre racing. I L ounty Fair has many. innovations the years and 1951 in the presenta- musical comedy, by the Lincoln Col-i Chorus on Mon- August 6th. Ad- sales indicate ire- in this venture. the Midwest's best be represented in the Show which will Tuesday through and the bulk of make Lincoln a stop- to the Illinois features of the an invitational COntest Tuesday even- of prize-winning live- ay evening, par- farm machin- evening, a tractor afternoon in which preliminaries on page 12) TO SEPT. 6-7-8 Mount Pulaski sponsored by the Post 447, will Friday and 6, 7 and 8. The a meeting Wed- to complete the big affair. be erected on the band concerts, etc. be free acts, includ- Trio, hand bal. slack wire artis to book Marko for Saturday night. of quartet sing- Musical Show other acts, Fiesta Parade will and it is hoped to and better than Commander Harold be dancing every Karr and Lew for their third newcomer Gary Wll- been decided wheth. chicken supper. will also operate to help de- of the operation of :PL. ROBERT FUITEN COMPLETES TRAINING AS MILITARY POLICE The Public Information Officer Headquarters 341st Military Po- lice Co., Aggressor Service Com- mand, Camp Mackall, North Carolina, sends the Mount Pulas- ki Times-News the following in- formation: "Cpl Robert F Fuiten, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Fuiten of Cornland, Ill., has returned to his unit after completing eight in- tensive weeks of specialized Mil- itary Police training. Cpl. Fuiten is a member of the 341st Military Police Co., now stationed at Camp Mackall, N. C., for duty with the Aggressor Service Command during the joint Army-Air Force Training Exercise 'Southern Pine.' As a Military Policeman, his duty will be to patrol towns in proximity to Camp Mackall for the dura- tion of the training maneuvers. "After induction into the Army last October, Fuiten received his Basic and Unit training with the 341st at Camp Rucker, Ala. On May 9 he reported to the Mili- tary Police Training Center at Camp Gordon, Ga., for his spec- ialized training. On July 10 he rej? his unit at Camp Mack- all. HERMAN MANN DIED IN NEVADA Harold Mann received a tele- gram Tuesday, July 24, from Los Vegas, Nevada, stating that his cousin, Herman Mann, had died suddenly early that morning. Born near Mount Pulaski a- bout 46 years ago, he had lived in the west for many years. His father, Louis Mann, resides in San Diego, Calif. Besides his wife and father, he is survived by a sister. The body will arrive in Lin- coln Friday evening and be tak- en to the Holland & Barry funer- al home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this writing. Maxine Krueger Becomes Bride of I. Norman golp Married W00._nesday Evening at Zson Luih. Church Here. Miss Maxine Krueger, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Lores tl.. Krueger, and $. Norman Kolp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Kolp, Sr., all of Mount Pulaski, were united in marriage at 6 p. Wednesday, July 18, 1951,_ in the Zion Lutheran Church. The double ring ceremony was per- formed by ProL C. W. Spiegel of the Concordia Seminary at Springfield, before a group of relatives and friends. The church was decorated with palms, ferns, baskets of pink and white gladioli and candelabra. The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Buchanan of Ur- bana, the former being a cous- in of the bride. The organist, Mr Emily Feuerbacher, played a 15-minute prelude,and Wilbur E. Stoll sang! "'Because" and "0 Perfect Love." : The organist also rendered the traditional wedding marches. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a dress of ice blue lace over blue satin, full on 12) ms. sAM " "it" F r Airli o Logan SUFFERED STROKE ]_ .- _ Farmers of JULY 151 DIED JULY 009}County To Be Staged Next Sunday Mrs. Samuel Zimmerli, South Marion street, Mount Pulaski, who suffered a stroke on July 15, died in her home at 10 a.m, Thursday, July 19, 1951, aged 77 years, 5 months and 18 days. Her health had been failing for sev. eral months. Lucinda Davis was born Feb. 1, 1874, on a farm a few miles southwest of Mount Pulaski, the daughter of Robert and Katie Reckter Davis. She grew to young womanhood in her home community and in Springfield on October 30, 1894, was united in marriage to Samuel Zimmerli of the Cornland vicinity. They en- gaged in farming for a number of years, part of the time on L. IC Scroggin land south of the city. Thirty-one years ago they moved to Mount Pulaski, living here continuously ever since that time. She was a member of the Christian church and the Ladies Aid Society. Decedent is survived by her (Continued on page 6) Injured In Crash About 9 p.m. last Thursday, July 19, four persons sustained injuries, none seriously, when an auto driven by Joseph Jones, 18, of Springfield, rammed into the rear of a truck driven by Carl l W. Stoll of Chestnut vicinity, on i U. S. Route 54 between Mount Pulaski and Chestnut. The Schahl ambulance was called to the scene and the in- jured brought to Mount Pulaski and then taken on to the Dea- coness hospital in Lincoln for emergency treatment. The am- bulance was held there for a time and took the young men on to the St. John's hospital in Springfield. Joseph Jones, suffered chest and arm injuries; Apprentice Seaman Charles A. Harmon also of Springfield, cut over left eye and a leg injury; James Jones, 20, brother of the driver, lacera- tions about the face and Tommy Johnson of Quincy, knee injury. The young men were enroute to Springfield from the Illinois !State Normal University where the Jones brothers are students. The Jones boys were former members of the Feitshans high school basketball team, Spring- field, and have played on the local court. Leroy Halberg was their coach. To Marry August 12 Mrs. fro Courson of Farina, Ill. announces the approaching marriage of her daughter, Mil- dred M. Courson of 1132 N. Grand Avenue East, Springfield, Ill. to Delbert E. Remmert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Remmert of Mount Pulaski, Illinois. The wedding will be held on August 12 at 3:30 p.m. (CST) in the Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski. Friends and relatives cordially invited to attend. ROBBERY AT LATHAM The Robert Howe Service Sta- tion in Latham, was broken into during Thursday night of last week and merchandise includ- ing, cigarettes, candy and cold meat, were stolen. The thieves forced the lock on one of the windows to gain en- trance. The stolen articles were valued at about $50. Deputy Sheriff Charles Stoker investigated the robebry. WILTON C. EMRICH, FORMER RESIDENT, FOUND DEAD IN CAR Wilton C. Emrlch, 62, of 537 Circle Drive, Wichita, Kansas, a former resident of Mount Pu- laski" and an oil operator, was found dead in his car on High- way K-9, southwest of Concordia, Kas., on Monday, July 16, 1951. He had been away on a business Farmers Will Have Opportunity To Look Down on Farm. Logan county farmers, owners and operators, are being offered a free airplane flight over their farms Sunday, July 29, in the "conservation airlift" from the Logan County Airport near Lin- coln, under sponsorship of the aviation committee of the Lin. trip and was enroute home. coln Chamber of Commerce. Marvin Stortz, sheriff of Cloud, The "airlift" originally had County, Kas., said that Mr. Era-Ibcen planned for last Sunday, rich had apparently died of a ]but rain caused postponement heart attack while driving along o next unaay. the road. Motorists coming upon I The county has been divided the Emrich car, stopped right on:in Iour sections and several the high" way, thought it strange I farms, on which, soil conservation that a car would be standing] practices are oeing carried out in such a place and made an in-Iwill be pointed out in each sec. vestigation, finding the dead ltion by the pilots to their guest man. The body was taken to the [ passengers. Shaput mortuary in Concordial Robert Oertel, soil scientist, In and later removed to the Gill I charge of the federal district con- mortuary in Wichita, where the servatlon district in Macon coul]- funeral services were held at ty, is co-operating and will brief 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 19, both pilots and farmers on what conducted by Rev. Dwight Luns- to look for from the air, and aids ford. Burial was in Wichita ceme in a conservation program. In tery. addition, the State Department Decedent was born Aug. 17, of Agriculture and the State De. 1888, in Evansville, Indiana. He partment of Aeronautics are sup- came to Mount Pulaski when a plying conservation films which young man, and married Miss will be shown throughout the Pauline Seroggin. They resided day. ' here for a few years and then More than 120 farmers have located in Wichita, where he be- already mailed reservation eard came interested in oil. and others are urged to do so tu Decedent is survived by his soon as possible to enable the wife; two daughters, Mrs. Chas. committee to arrange the flight& E. Thomas of Wichita and Mrs. siii Jochem00 of Ea00borough, ANNUAl, STKTE Kas.; one son, W. T. Emrich, a Captain in the Marine Corps; 4 PICNIC OF MILKING ! grandchildren, two sisters, Miss SHORTHORN mkSS#No Margaret Emrich of Venice, Cal., and Mrs. John Purdy of Newport, More than 250 persons from : Ark. A brother, John, lives in Chi- Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa at- cago. tended the annual picnic get-to- The son was passing through gether, picnic, of the Wichita and phoned his mother members of the Illinois Milking a few minutes before she receiv- Shorthorn Association and their ed the death message, but had families at the Laneview Farms left, by plane, before he could northeast of Mount Pulaski. be contacted again. A radio mes- Hostess and hosts at the en- sage was sent to the plane and joyable event were: Mrs. Lulu the young man returned to Stoll and sons, Victor, Richard Wichita from California to at- and Raymond, who are the Lane. tend his father's funeral, view Farms operators. An old- fashioned picnic dinner under & High School To huge tent in the Stoll's front yard was a highlight of the day's activities from a fellowship Open Tuesday standpoint. A novel activity of the morn,  ing program was the judging September 4th cattle belonging to the Laneview Farms herd, which is one of the outstanding herds in the eoun.. Freshman Class try. Everyone was given a Judg- ing sheet and after the Judging To EnEol 5 This Fall. experts had made their decision, Facul Complete. notes were compared with the individuals' scoring to see how The Mount Pulaski township close they could come to rating high school will open the new them correctly. Prizes were a- term on Tuesday, Sept. 4, with warded the members on the indications that the enrollment basis of their scores. The Judg. will reach 170 to 175. A Fresh- es were Jerry Cash, U. of I. ex* man class of 55 is contemplated, tension service; Kelth King, a All regular teachers employed professional cattle Judge, and last year, with the exception of John Sparkman, national field Herschel Vandevender, will re- representative of the association, turn. Mr. Vandevender has been The afternoon program in the given a leave-of-absence to se- shade of the trees and tent, prov cure his master's degree, and is (Continued on page 12) now at the U: of I. in Champaign. Miss Laura White of Tqulon will replace Mr. Vandevender.'She is ATTENDING CONVENTION a graduate of the U. of I. IN NEW YORK Provisions for vocal music have Mrs. Elmer Roos of Chestnut; not as yet been made, but meas- and Mrs. Otto Roos of Mount Pu- ures to take care of that depart, laski, left Tuesday morning for ment will be taken before the New York City to attend the N&, term opens, tional Convention of the Luth- Many improvements in room eran Women's Mtssionary League decoration and equipment pur- being held at the Commodore chases have been made at the Hotel. Mrs. E. Roos is delegate school. Among the new items of representing the Decatur Zone of equipment will be found an add- the Central Illinois District. ing machine, a fluid duplicator, Enroute home they will stop in which the Class of 1951 helped Chicago. to purchase, a portable record Other Mount Pulaskians at, tending the convention are Mr.: (Continued on page 5) and Mrs. August H. Hahn- :