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I--IMES.NEWS. Momst Pulask:L IlL. THURSDAY. AUGUST 10. t961 WILLIAM RENN, 83, 1119 ATTENDED 8th DIED ON AUGUST 1 I HOLMES REUNION HOSPITAL Claude William Renner, known to a large number of friends as "Bill", and who lived on North Washington St., Mount Pulaski, a great many years, died at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1961, in the ALM hospital, Lincoln, Ill. He had been a hospital patient since June 6th. Mr. Rnner was 83 years old. His health had been failing for many months. Decedent was born Oct. 20, " 1877, in Mount Pulaski, Ill., a son of Robert and Fanine Cham- Renner. The Renner farm was adjacent to Ahe cemetery. Decedent attended the old grade and high school in the east part of the city. He devoted a number of years to farming, and for 23 years was sexton of the Mount Pulaski cemetery, hav- in.g the support of his wife in this work, thus making the local cemetery one of the best kept in all central Illinois. In the fall 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Renner did an unusual thing by opening their own graves. This was done before he retired as sexton. He was a member of the Methodist Church. : Mr. Renner was well known, when a young man, as a mem- ber of one of Mount Pulaski's good baseball teams. Among his activities of life was being a member of the Phoenix Fire De-' partment for almost 50 years. This has happened to couples through the years. When they planned to get married Dec. 1919, they obtained their mar- riage license at the Logan county house in Lincoln, and then to go to Illiopolis, Sanga- mon County, to get married. After the mistake was discovered they came to the Logan-Sangamon county line and the marriage ceremony was performed in Lo- gan county just across the line on the highway. : Mr. Rennet is survived by his and one brother, Guy, of Mount Pulaski. The body. was removed from dtal to the Schahl Funer- Home where funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 3, at 2 lan., conducted by the Rev. Clif- ford Smith, pastor of the Metho- church. Two hymns, "In the and "Asleep In Jesus" were sung by Mrs. Dean Schultz organ accompaniment by J. H. Stuart. Mr. Renner was a member of the Phoenix Fire Dept. for almost ' years. Members of the depart- ment attended the funeral in a and had two fire trucks at funeral home and in the es- to the cemetery. Interment was made in the Mt. Cemetery. Pallbearers men/ were: Frederick Lipp, Chief; John Holmes, Delbert Horn, :Charles Schultz, Harry Van Hook and Jack Boyer. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rockwell are parents of a son, born Fri- day, Aug. 4, in the ALM hospital in Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Donald McCain parents of a son, born Wed- nesday, Aug. 1, in ALM hospital. A daughter was born Sunday, Aug. 6, to Mr. and Mrs. Louis French, of near Lake Fork, in the St. Clara's hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Highsmith of Oblong, Ill. are parents of a born Aug. 7 at Oblong Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Montgomery, Mount Pulasi, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Oblong. This is their sec- ond child, first daughter. She has been named Lori Elaine. I The 37th annual reunion of the William and Mary Turner Holmes family was held Sunday, Aug. 6, 1961, at the Tomlinson Recre- ation Center in Mt. Pulaski. There were 119 members and guests in attendance at the basket dinner. The thre surviving daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Holmes were pres- ent --Mrs. S. E. (Dolile Curtis, Mrs. Robert (Ella) Marshall, and Miss Cora Holmes, al lof Mt. Pul- aski. Mrs. Curtis was the oldest member present and Vieky Palm- er, 3 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Palmer, De- catur, was the youngest. Officers for 1962 are: Mrs. Frank Thompson, Buffalo, Pres- ident; Rex Saperinowski, Pekin, Vice- President; Mrs. Delward Leimbach, Maroa; Secretary-Trea- sure. The General Arrangements com- mittee has Bob Holmes as chair- man with John, Holmes, Mrs. Edna Muelelr and Mrs. Irene Holmes as asistants. Next year's reunion will be held ,at the same place the first Sun- day in August. Those present were: Mt. Pulaski: Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Curtis, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Holm- es, Mr. and Mrs. C. Richard Muel- ler, Cindy, Chrissy and Rickey, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Holmes and Lee, Mr. and Mrs. John Holmes, John and Gregg, Mr. and Mr Lloyd Marshall, Lionel and Sus- an, Mrs. Estella Meister, Terry, Dana and Morris, Mrs Charles E. Holmes, Steven and Scott, Mrs. Richard E. Mueller, B. F. Holmes and Bob, Mrs. Robert Marshall, Miss Corn Holmes. Lincoln: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sparks and Quentin, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Maxheimer and Dean, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stoltzenburg and Billy. Decatur: Mrs. Grace Van Hook Mr. and Mrs. Richard Palmer Jody and Vicky. Springfield: Mrs. Alissa Mc Mann, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bobell. Elkhart: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dains and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. William Dains, John, Tom, Pare and Sherry. Knoxville: Mrs. Earl Godfrey, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Moore, Becky and Ricky. Chestnut: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Holmes, Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Shull, Chris, Jan, Dennis and Kathy. California: Virgil Holmes. USE ROTHWELL'S . Peoria and Pekin: Mrs. Ray Lee, M.r. and Mrs. Lyle Frazer, Mark and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Martin, Frank Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Superinowski, Jan, Jon and Jim, William Superinswski, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Martin and Linda, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Mart- in, Gene, Janet and Danny, Mike Martin, Eloise, Harve, Sharon, Dean, Michael, Mrs. Sandra Me- Kinney. Maroa: Mr. and Mrs. Delward Leimbach, Bill, Ann, and Lynn, LaVon Riley, Jim Campbell. Buffalo: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson, Neal, Mike and Bev- erly Sue. SIL-TENNIAL BELLES TO MEET WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23 The Sil-Tennial Belles will have a meting Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. in the library building. The meeting will further plans for the picture of the Belles that will be taken on the Court House steps Saturday, Aug. 26, and also for Count Pulaski Day, Oct. ltlh. NOTE OF THANKS The Rebekah and Odd Fellows Lodges wish to thank all the member who donated so gener- ously of food and helped at our Sil-Tennial chicken supper. Also, the Catholic Church members who helped with the cleaning of the hall and the loaning of their utensils. We thank each and every one who helped us, and the public who made this supper a i success. The Rebekahs and Odd Fellows FLOWERS FOR PUBLIC LIBRARY EACH SATURDAY It has been customary each Saturday for some members of the Library Club to take a bou- quet of flowers to the library. Those on the committee for the remainder of August are: Aug. 12: Mrs. Elmer Schaffe- nacker Aug. 19: Mrs. Vallas Kuntzi Aug. 26: Mrs. Wilford Scroggin, Sr. * FORMER MOUNT PULASKIANS HERE TO WITNESS PARADE A group of relatives, members of the William Stockton family, formerly of Mount Pulaski, and some friends, were in the city Saturday to witness the monster Sil-Tennial Parade, and meet old neighbors and friends. The group included Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Boyd and family, of LiHle by lifl4e adds up to a lot when you save on the dot When you make a deposit in your savings account "right on the dot" of every pay- day, you'll be surprised and delighted at the way the totals in your bank book mount up. Three per cent interest, com- pounded regularly, speeds their growth! Hagerstown, Ind.; Mrs. Alice Sul- teen, of Indianapolis, Ind.; Jess Stockton, of Rushville, Ind.; Mrs. Lloyd Armstrong and daughter Sut of Pekin, Ill.; Katey Stockton, Knightstown, Ind; Delmer Stock- ton and family, Bill Hoaglin and Elmer Begul, of New Castle, Ind. 1,000 VISITED ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Roth re- port that during the more than 1,000 the Abraham Lincoln Shrine, the old Logan Court House in the Mc public square. NOTICE You can pick up you nial Bound Edition at News. There are also extra available at $3. each. T NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINO NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Education of School District No. 33 in the CoUp', ty of Logan. State of Illinois, that a tentative bUa" get for said School District for the fiscal year ginning 3uly 1, 1961, will be on file and convenienX" First Nai. Iy available to public inspection at ., Bank. Mt Pulaski. Illinois in this school dis from and after 12 Noon o'clock, on the 27Us of July, 1961. Notice is further hereby given that a p.ul hearing on said budget will be held at 8 P.M., on the 28th day of Aug., 1961, at School Bldg. in this School District No. 33. Dated this 24th day of July 1961. Board of Education of School District Nc  in the County of Logan, State of Illinois. By Doris Berg. Secret" LANGELLIER'S THE HOME OF A 1 USED CARS AND Ray HansloW "YOUR LOCAL SALES REPRESENTA TIV InvUe YOU to inspect the Cleanesi Usl Cars in Logan County. ,,11 i 'GO FORD, Ranch Wagon "60 FORD, Fairlane "500", Fordor 'GO FALCON, Tudor '59 BUICK, Convertible "59 FORD, Galaxie, Hardtop "59 FORD, Custom "300", Fordor '59 FORD, Custom "'300", '58 FORD, Custom "300", Tudor '58 FORD, Custom "300", Tudor '57 OLDSMOBILE, Super 88, 4-Door '57 MERCURY, Montclair, Fordor ........... $ '57 FORD, Fairlane "500", Fordor ........... -$ "58 MERCURY, Monterey, Fordor ............ $ '56 FORD, Mainline Special Tudox ........... $ '56 FORD, Customline, Fordor ............... $ "53 FORD, Tudor .......................................... $ "52 PONTIAC. 4-Door ................................. "51 BUICK, 4-Door ........................................ $ "50 MERCURY, Tudor ................................ $ '50 FORD, 3/4-Ton Pickup ............................ $ RED,-MIX Systematic saving makes the difference between wishing LAN6ELLIER'S CONCRETE and having. Open an account here now, saws THE FARMERS BANK Your Local Ford Product Dealer SinCe 1916 O, Time - Labor - Money Phone 2-3260 Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Mount PulaskL Illinois Phomu: Lincoln 7'32.2111 Eealence, Mr. Pulmdd