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LECTIONS By H, J. Wihie Times.News and its staff so many nice things said it the past month is about time we .started a few nice things our- not about outlives. think of the txemend- effort that went SU-Tennial Celebcaffon-- atit ai of every organ- and individual was at a munity high. When you think of 350 peo- their time to oue pagemt--the many ran into many even- is almost unllievable. try to get three people out at a committee meeting normal conctitions--fs a Imqsition. when one thinks of the insignificcmt roles--- important to the pag- startles you. tl person, or persons, walked acss the stage, silently in an episode didn't take any particular it did. take a certoin a- of community spirit to out such em assignmeut, substantl pair like that cqn tiresome. there were those unsung for instomce, up at 6:30, were coy- brown paint and went at 8:45 and rhea it off at 11 that night. Occurred not only one after night--that and courage. were many, many more their best in many, too numerous to to everyone who partici- any way whatsoever, thca of the commun- as the plaudits of the plwho enjoyed the three- omsmsce, which they nmlisUcally and unbe- PClible. a magnificent commun. that will go down in history as one of forgotten epochs. Time. News personnel to  its aplecintive YOU for the fine cooper- In the compj of and to its adve- r the many nice things been scdd about our Productioa. them -- "We are else--we love now and then." DIES 'Eh-na Louise Henrichs- 80 years old, died at her Shobonier, Ill., Monday, 1961. was horn Sept. 5, County, a daugh- and Ernestine (Well- She was married to who pre- in death Dec. 9, 1954. are one daughter, Loogootee, Ill., sons, Otto, Mt. Pulaski; Decatur; Ewald, Van- John at home. She two sisters, Mrs. Tllie Mrs. Esther Wolff of 10 and Ms. Hen- was a member of the Lutheran Church in St. services were held at Church in SL Paul i Aug. 3. VOL. 59 B. WAYNE MURRAY, OF LATHAM, DIED MONDAY MORNING B. Wayne Murray, Latham, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 7, t961, at 1:15 a.m. in the Decatur ahd. Fa- con county hospital after an * ill- ness of about three weeks. He was tged over 44 years. Mr. Murray was born Oct. 26, 1917, in Piatt county, Illinois, a son of Mrs. Ethel A. Murray and the late Owen L. Murray. In At- wood on Dee. 5, 1943, he married Evelyn Bane. For several years he was a farmer in the Atwood and Colfax areas. He later be- came manager of the Debrey Grain Co., for about a year and for the past five years has man- aged the Farmers Grain Co. in Latham. Decedent was a member of the Atwood Masonic Lodge and the Methodist Church in Latham. Surviving are his wife and one daughter Sandy at home; his mo- ther, Mrs. Ethel Murray of At- wood; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Jumper and Mrs. Ralph Harsh- barger, both of Atwood. The remains were removed to the Born Funeral Home in At- wood. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 1 p.m. in the Lake Fork Church in _At- wood. Burial was in the .'ast Lawn Memorial Park)Cemetery in Bloomington. Mary Christensen Married Last Month Mrs. Henry Chrkstensen of Tarz- ance, Calif. announces the mar- marriage of her daughter Mary E. to M. Gordon Christy. The marri- age took place July 11 in Los Angeles, Calif. Both young people are students at Los Angeles State College and are residing at 3740 Oak Hill Ave., Los Angeles 32, Calif. Bowlin9 Season Opens Tuesday The Toppers League starts the bowling season off next Tuesday night when the early shift gets l under way. All leagues that finished last year's schedule have been filled again, but there are openings for more bowlers on some teams. Contact James Jackson, manager. Tuesday night late shift is open for a league or mixed doubles. THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1961 NO. 4 MOUNT PULASKI GRADE SCHOOL OPENS .MONDAY, AUGUST 28TH r !JAMES A. HORN IS NAMED MANAGER i ELECTRONIC CORP. James A. Horn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hem, RR., Mount Pul- aski, has been appointed manag- er of manufacturing for the El Monte, Calif. facility of the Semi- conductor Division of Hoffman Electronics Corporation. His position will cover all phas- es of production control, purchas- ing and plant maintenance, form- erly a branch manager, manu- facturing, for Texas Instruments silicon power department in Dall- as, Texas. Previous to this he was 15reject engineer with the Minne- apolis Microswitch Division of Minneapolis-HoneyweIl, in Free- port, Ill. Mr. Hem is a native of Mount Pulaski and graduated from the Mount Pulaski Township High School. He received his B. de- gree in mechanical engineering from the University of Ilinois in 1952. He has done extensive post-- graduate work in the field of in- dustrial engineering and plant management at Seuthem Meth- odist University. While he was serving as an officer in the U. S. Army, LL Horn specialized in ordnance, and spent some time as an ammunition supply expert in Korea. Window Displays Quite Attractive One of the things visitors en- joyed during the Sil Tenniaf was looking at the unique window displays of articles dating back to the early days in the Mount Pulaski area. To many it brought back pleasant memories, and to the younger people it was edu- cational. With most of the stores taking an unusual interest, the disNays were more extensive than usual. One room on the south side of the square was devoted tO an- tiques, and attracted a large number of people. The rail fence and iron kettles filled with flowers, in front of Stahl Bros. Stores *on the east side of square, was indeed a big attraction. GRADUATES OF 30 YEARS AGO HELD FIRST REUNION JULY 31 5 Members Started To School Together 42 Years Ago and S. L. Bertoni, all of Mount Pulaski. Mr. and'Mrs. Lloyd L. Hargis of Lincoin, were guests, of honor. Mr. Hargis was high school prin- cipal at the time the class gradu- Each member was called upon give a brief resume of his or her life since leaving high school. On Sunday afternoon, JulY 31, 15 members of the Class of '31 of MPTHS, and their families, met at the Bertoni Restaurant for a buffet lunch and reunion. The tbsent. The gathering ended with a notion to hold another get-to- gether in five years. afternoon was spent living over Regrets were reived from old memories and re.establishing friendships of the old school days, those who found it impossible to attend. This was the first reunion of Afteg the meeting Miss Dorothy the class since graduation In '31. :Bender took pictures of those in Those present were: -- o tendanc'" Hiroko and Gas Stuart "ro1, " Uniaue wasthe fact that five Japan; Gerald Shull, Maroa; - of the class started to and Mrs. Wifford Logan, Lincoln; !Mrs. Florence Kistler and two school together 42 years ago in children of Vandalia; Delmar the old grade school and continu- ed all through elementary and Stockton of New Castle, .Ind.; h." high school. Four of the five were and Mrs. Norman Yaucll,  - age; Robert S. Aitchison, Deer- present at the reunion, namely, field; Dorothy Bender, Ottawa; Delmar Stockton, Gus Stuart, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Tend- Dorothy Bender and S. L. Bertoni. ick, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Wood, Mr. Vincent Ey, the fifth member was and Mrs. Glenn Bowers, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tendiek, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Belaltti, Mary Jane Davis, Phil and Sammy Bertont School Period Is E.00ended 20 Minules Longer The Mount Pulaski Grade School will begin Monday, Aug. 28. School will be in session the full day with lunches being serv- ed. A new school time schedule will be in effect. With the increase of school subjects to be tau ght plus the increased emphasis on science and mathematics it is necessary to extend the school day in Order to do a better job of teaching. The new schedule will add 20 minutes to the school day. The proposed schedule for 1961-62 is as follows:- 8:30 Town children may arrive, at school. 8:50 School begins.. 9:00 Tardy Bell. 12:00 Lunch. 12:50 School Begins. 1:00 Tardy Bell. 3:30 Lower Grades Dismissed (K-1-2) 3:40 Upper Grades Dismissed Announce Coming Marriage el Daughter Mr. and Mrs. Aden Kuhns an- nounce the engagement and ap- proaching marriage of their dau- ghter, Linda to Vernon Dierker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Avin Dierk- er of Chestnut. The wedding will be Sunday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m., at the Zion Lutheran Church in Chestnut. The bride-to-be is a graduate of the Mt. Pulaski Township high school and is employed by A. Dirkson & Sons in Springfield as an interior designer. Mr. Dierker graduated from the same high school and is employ. ed by Merl Welch of Lake Fork. SIL-TENNIAL BELLES TO HAVE PICTURE TAKEN AUGUST 23 A picture of all the members of the Sil-Tennial Beleis will be tak- en Saturday afternoon, Aug. 23, on the Court House steps. The time will be given later. Belles who still have their Sll- Tennial dresses should wear them. However, dress is optional. Count Pulaski Day is October 11 and the American Legion Home has been reserved for that day. It has been suggested that all those who have trier Sil-Ten- nial dress keep them to wear on  that day. A very interesting pro- gram is being planned. rOYCE RUWE, CROSEN LOGAN FAIR QUEEN Miss Joyce FRuwe, 16, of Elk- hart, was corwned Logan County Fair Queen Tuesday night, Aug. 9 at a ceremony in front of the fair grounds grandstand. Bound Editions Ready For Delivery The Times-News Souvmk Edlttous ore now available for those who have had theh orders in, as weH as  who want tobuy  or bav't m ,/et  a ho.M exit. A number o folks have bought several ed/they are giving them to their child. re-, so that in brier years they too will bare something they will perhaps  much more than thmr do uov,. TIw price remafns the same --$3.00 for the bound edition with the beautiful ptctuze of tho ouzt house in Its natural olin. ,i i i i KITCHEN BAND TO *PLAY FOR The Sil-Teninal Kitchen next engagement is at the Nicholas Hotel in S Saturday evening, Aug. 19, they will give a half-hour gram for the Shriners and wives. The band will plty Aug. 27 at the Old Settler's near Kenney, and have an invitation to participate play in the Labor Day Edinburg, Sept. 4th. The band, which proved to] so popular during the leading up to the Sil-' celebration of Mount 125th birthday, will continue :participate in programs. members have decided that can bring hapiness and ..... residents in nursing homes to those living at the & Colony, and others ............... Kitchen Band practice Aug. 14 - 7:30 p.m. CONTRACT LET FOR NEW ELEVATOR AT COURT The installation of a new, automatic electric elevator to place the 54-year.old operated equipment in the County Courthouse in will begin the latter part August, according to Joe Ion, Sheriff, custodian of building. The county Public Committee, with Supervisor C. Morris of Middletown, has awarded the contract to Long Elevator Co., Springfield, $17,469.00. PAMELA SCBOCIN Pamela Scroggin, 10- year daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scroggin, r. r., Mt. Pulaski, a $25 award for Grand in Angus breeding heifer at Logan Co. Fair competition day. Vera Awe, daughter of and Mrs. Albert Awe, won Reserve Champion Angus Steer. BLOOD BANK AT LINCOLN FRIDAY, AUGUST llth Bld e Logan County Bank will be coin on Friday, Aug 11. is in dire need of blood this th. New Teacher Parochial Erhard Woif and in Mount Pulaski on after serving six years at John's Lutheran School ' Church, Lincoln, Texas. He graduate of Concordia College, River Forest, II1.,. ] with a Bachelor of gree and has taken post ate work at Concordia St. Louis, Me., Concordia ary, Springfield, IlL, religious education. He and his wife, Yagow are natives of Ill. They have three children, LaQulta landa Rence, and John While in Texas Mr. Wol ed his commtmity and many capacities. Recently re-appointed by  President; of he Texas District of erah Church Missouri the Board of Review; is member of the Board of ors of the Central Texas Bible Institute and as an or in the New Testament: Secretary of the Capitol Lutheran Laymen's one year, various electe( the local and district conferences as well as School Teachers* four years serving as of the willing Workers ther League, officer and leader of the 4-H Club member of the Naval Reserve, ing a Korean War Veteran, Installation services er Wolf are being planned for ! day, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. gational basket dinner tion in their honor will be in the church hasement Sunday, Aug. 27. They at 102 MacDonald Street.