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:"  i: i unt Pulaski Times-New 39 lilt  IIJt4' You ever try to relive, in of come, days of yesterday you ;ka the old home town. "frock home" recently we treat kick out of just driv- town. t house or that spot had a with it that with uL lights out of with a 1 gone. perhaps, had enjoyable as well as a painful experiences. of all was the re- periods, we would mflfdely convey to the gtrk--. tt the ones that we par- med) t had aa orange or some our pocke Zg girls would struggle to we'd Ive the thrill of around us, t rather silly now---but it seetioa house from the handcar st morning, Us think of the wsy we foreman in good humor. [tyed "gh five" every eating our lunch were alwsys  the Z work us so hard - the Im aaoth- yoroaster wea mnbve for s par he was turned outside in--- he thought he wa whowas the bgeet to Was really a -buster." t tes of yesterdgy wove ebe stveets eceve ruled as the the neigtrhood.  rt but say to our- you  yea punks deovered ts terrttory born. It mul oue mmnm4m, lflemmat ones, one for vbdtin__g the oeeaalomnx. eidler and grandson, of Chicago, visit- Saturday and mm- home of the former'a MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS, LOGAN COUNTY fHURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1941 People From Eight States Nt Special Edition Brings I C, Forth Elaborate Pra0000lD! ed Raes Visit Shrine Came From West and East Coasts Unu'ua' P'c00r'a' I I of County Fair 9 Firsts, 4 Champs For Schaffenackers 40-page Past Week The special souvenir edition of the Logan County Fair . , [ Schaffenacker Bros., of this vi- The old Logan county cour . which was compiled and printed lcmity brought home enough blue house (18#.8 to 1854) in the Mount by the Mount Pulaski Times-News | ribbons from the Illinois State Pulaski public square now an . _ ' ..... rest veeek has kept us busy ever [ Fair last week to "papez ' a room Abraham Lincom Memo.rl nrme since accepting congratulations [as the result of the showing of continues to attract visitors zrom ...... land blushingly accepting the many l his S_ire stallions and mares. widely separates parrs o me United States, and the list of those compliments we received.  Always a heavy winner at the state fair and the International in News, is read with much inter- est by hundreds of persons not only in the Mt. Pulaski are, but people who read visiting the historic old structure. We will pass a few of tlose that published each week in the Times- ca, me thru the mail on to you. I ]bCme Credit to Weeklies Dear Mr. Wible: Want to congratulate you on the fine job you are doing with your Pictorial Weekly. It certainly is an asset to your paper and brings not" only credit to your own paper the paper in al- but to the weekly papers as most every state m the nation, group: -- who have registered since l May you continue to be success- ' . . ..... as 1 full in your publication of such an Wednesday. August , r I . . I outstandmg feature to your paper. 0UOWS : I E. G. Kilby, Publisher ,- t L Jane Lyddon pal ,.v ,  ' I Washington County Reporter. tricia Ann Lyddon. I Hammond, Ind.--Duane Lange. Gary, Ind.--W. A. Briggs. Los Angeles, Calif.Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Bryson, Robert L. Bry- son, Lois Carl Bryson. Gettysburg, S. Dal---Jack Cos- and. Fort Roysd, Vs.---Capt. L. Jones. Ridgewood, Long Island, N. Y.-- Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer, George Meyer, Jr.. Dorothy Meyer. Eau claire, Wls.--Anna M. An- derson. Albuquerque, New Mex.A. O. Eberhardt. Lafayette, Ind.Roy coers, Jr. Washington, D. C.--Mr. and Mrs. Orton T. Pierce. Miss Ro- maine Abel. (Continued on Page Twelve) Another Coach For High School Mount Pulaski has been ha " g the same experience this summer in the matter of teachers' and coach resignations so prevalent over Illinois. The township high school board of education had hired Clem Thomp son of Mt. Sterling as the new coach to succeed Leroy A. Halberg who is now located in Mason City, but last week Coacl Thompson resigned to go to AmboY. Virgil Fletch'er of Johnston City was then contacted, and he came to Mount Pulaski last Friday and accepted the position of coach. again making the faculty com- plete He graduated from the Johnston City higl school, an Illinois Colleffe in jacksonville, captaining one of the best basket- ball teams the college had in a number of years. He was a mem- ber of a brother combination a few seasons ago which did much toward retaining the atletic prestige of Illinois College. He was assistant to Ralph Dav- idson at the Johnston City high school the lut two years, and was associated with some worthy bas- ketball competition: the experi- ence gained will serve him well with the Hilltoppers.  the last two summers he did graduate work in the Univeralty of Missouri School of Physical Eghunttion. Mr. H. J. Wible, Mount PulaskL Friend Wible: Congratulations on your paper and thanks for the copy sent me. Very truly yours, P. C. Eyman, Warrensburg. Mt. Pulaski Times-News. Harry J. Wible, Editor. Dear Mr. Wible: Someone was kind enougl, to send me a copy of your Times- News containing the Logan Coun- ty Fair report. I certainly want to congratulate you. I have shown Jersey Cattle in the County and State Fairs of Ill- Continued on P II) Former Cornland Resident Dies Mrs. Charles P. Burdesu, who pent most of her girlhood days in Cornland when her father was m tile grain business there, and later lived in Springfield, di, ed at 2 a. m. Friday, August 15, 1941, at her home in Minneapolis, Minn., fol- lowing an illness of several montlm Bess Leach was born on a farm near Elkhart, a daughter of Mr and Mrs. Miles Leach. After }cav- ing Cornland the family lived for number of "years at 1013 South Seventh street, Springfield. She graduated from Springfield high school, and attended MacMurray College, Jacksonville. Following her marriage to Charles P. Bur- dean, she went to Minneapolis to reside. She was a member of th' Minneal)olis chapter, D. A. R. Surviving are her husband and one daughter, Iabelle, of Minne- apolis; father, Mi]s Leach of IAn- eoln; and a sister, Miss Ethel each of Springfield. Short services were held in the i Sheets funeral home in Lincoln at 2 p.m. Monday, Augtmt 18, with funerl services at 2:30 p.m. in St. John's Episcopal chapel in Elk- hart cemeterY, Rev. A. L. Biee offlciting. Interment was made in Elkhart cemetery. The Leach family was well known in Logan county. Chicago, the fine breed of Shires were again tops t the Springfield fair. The winnings included: First on Stallion 4 years old an over. First on stallion 3 years old. First and third on mare 4 years and over. First on 3-year old mare. Second on mace one year and under two. Firet, second and fourth in pro- duce of mare. First on stallion and three best mare. First in get of sire. First on three best mares. First senior champion and re- seve champion stallion. Grand champion stallion. Senior champion rn. Grand champion mare. Three Grzmd Cimmplon ]Kw A rather unusual feature of championships that have been by the Schaffencker horses is thet of tle winning of three grand championships by three different mares, all three having been at the county fair, state fair and the In- ternational, nd a dilerent mare won the grandohampionship in each instance. SERVICES FRIDAY J. LAUGHERY Funeral services for John E. Laughery, 82, lifelong resident of Mount Pulaski and vicinity, and a carpenter by occupation for many years, who died at 4 a.m. Wednes- day, Aumt 18, 1941, in St. Clara's hospital, Lincoln, were held in the Hershey funeral home at 2 p.h Friday, Augtmt 15, conducted by Rev. F. E. 1"Ieumeyer, ptor of the Methodist ohurch. Mrs. George A. Voile sang :-o hymns, "Abide With Me" and "T cad Kindly Light" with Miss JKsther Voile as piano accompanist. The burial was in Mount Pulaski cemetery. The pall- bearers were were Dr. George S. Connelly, Carles Hanslow, Wil- liams Beckers, Carl H. Baumann, Mike Kautz and Chris Weller. IN POST OFFICE After being employed as asls- ant postmaster for seven years in the Mount Pulaski postoffice, RaP ph Meister resigned tire position to accept employment with the Cat-! erplllar Tractor Co., in Peoria. Postmaster Walter D. Wacser then appointed Claude W. Upp as assistant, and he began his new duties Saturday, August 16. Mr. Upp had been in charge of the Cities Service gas station at north- west corner of public square for several months, and this agency was taken over by J. Norman Kelp. Had Been In Failin 9 Heaffh Past Year Miss Mary' C. Voile, ident of Mount Pulaski ity, died at 10:30 p.m. August 15, 1941, at her North Virte street, week's illness, although she been failing in health for one Miss Voile was born 9, 1878, four miles east of Pulaski, being a daughter and Catherine Seyfer VolleS' family moved into tire clty years ago, ad she had to make her home here She was a member Of tl odlst church, the Loyal the Sunday School, the laskl Library Club. " Surviving are two John T. Hershey stud Mlw Volle, and two brother, and George A. Voile, all i PulaskL Funeral services were the residence at 3 tm. August 18, conducted by Harry M. Blout of Bondvil Isted by Rv. I. g. pastor of the Methodist Bur was made in Mount :  cemetery. The Connolly, C.  West, Lou F. l[eorg'e J. lmlth ....... NINE CALLED IN00'I; AUGUST DRAFT Te namel e the  made up the co Thursday for the tion center were day by the Logan county service board at Lincoln. They are: Irving unteer from Lincoln; John Coogan, Joe Warren Wheeler William Richard Buchhol, Lincoln; Donald Herma  der, New Holland; Victor Stoll, Chestnut; Herman Thole/l, ..rl William of Emden, and Gorge Dale of Chicago. Miss Pearl Snyder of left Sundy for her horne visit of two weeks in the cry her father, Charles D. sister, Mrs. Georgia Tribbett. THANKS FOR YOUR PICTURE RESPONSEI The response to he NEVS request for more lures to be used n our torial section has been and we wish to thank t tributors for fhelr res However, we cen use many more pictures and ae inq our readers ar:J to send or brinq them in. who tlve way from this ity but have friends resi, ere urqently asked to sen of the new bebv, the youngsters or of the now even of themselves, The home will enjoy All pictures will be preserved so that you may them back.