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, | Levi Paflerson--- (Continued om pe 1) i !: Levi Patterson, so well known to Mount Pulaski residents, who di! some tlme Monday night, August 20, 1951, was born March 18, 1871, on a farm four miles west of Sullivan, Moultrie coun- ty, Ill., a son of Absalom and Sue M. Patterson. He was the last of a family of four children. Mr. Patterson grew to young manhood in his home commun- ity and at the time of his death was aged g0 years, 5 months, and 2 days. In Sullivan during the year 1892 he married Nora Monroe, who preceded him in death many years ago. Mr. Patterson lived in and a- round Sullivan until 1906 when he located in North Dakota, re- maining there about 14 years. Returning to Sullivan in 1920 he married, on June 6, Miss Frances E. Wacaser of Mount Pulaski, :who had been teaching school in that city. In 1934 they moved to Mount Pulaski, their home being on North Washington street. They took to raise a niece, Yvonna Price, who attended the Mount Pulaski schools and after her graduation from high school married Thomas Stephens of Decatur. The family now lives in Berkeley, near St. Louis, Mo. ] Mr. Patterson's wife was injur- ed in a fall several years ago, and was an invalid from that time on. All during this time : she was given loving care by , her devoted husband, who was highly commended by everyone. Patterson preceded him in death on July 1, 1950, after which he sold the household furnish- ings and in September left for Glendale, Calif., to spend the winter with his daughter, Mr Gorda Sharp. He returned to Mt. Pulaski last April and had been living in a room in the Times- News apartments. He was em- ployed in the Frank E. Turley Appliance Store, where he was last seen Monday. His kind and friendly disposi- tion was ever evident, and made : him hosts of good friends. Many children of the community will remember him as the man who layed the part of Santa Claus in the business section for sev- eral years. Decedent is survived by two daUghters by the first marriage, who now reside in California; al- so one grandson, Walter Sharp, THE MOUNT PULASEI . NEWS, IMOUNT PUI, ASI ILS.IlqOtS a resident of California. REV. AND MRS NEUMEYER ] Carl Neumeyer, who has been d The body was removed to the IVISITED IN INDIANA l doing special work and study at Schahl funeral home, where the Rev. and Mrs. F. E. Neumeyerrthe University of Indiana, will funeral services will be held at left Sunday afternoon for Bloom- t leave with his family, for their 9 a.m. Friday, August 24, con- ington, Indiana where they visit- home in Dallas, Texas, where he ducted by Rev. Robert Wilkes. ed several days with their son lwill resume his duties in Sep. Burial will be in Green Hill Carl, and family. They took their tember as a professor in the cemetery, Sullivan. granddaughters, Roberta Jean l Southern Methodist University. and Patricia Ann Neumeyer. who -- TO PRINT CALENDAR visited here last week, to join Plctmm and News are lw/s The AV Class of the Methodist their parents in Bloomington. alnctatL church will put out another birthday calendar. Anyone wish- ing their name on the calendar please call 322 or 120. APPRECIATION We wish to express our ap. preciation to all those who enter- ed the "Give Us A Name" con- test. Cards hae been mailed to all entries entitling them to free lessons. Bob and Berna Deane. HOSPITAL NEWS Frank Passmore Sr., returned home Sunday from Dwight where he received medical treatment the past three weeks at the Vet. eran's hospital. Mrs. Walter A. Schafer was a patient last Thursday in the St. Clara's hospital, Lincoln. Patricia Creager was admitted to the St. Clara's hospital in Lin- coln last*Friday as a medical patient. Earl O. Gulso returned last Thursday evening from Spring- field, where he had been a medi- cal patient for three weeks in St. John's hospital. Irvin Robbins was a patlent last Thursday in the St. Clara's hospital, Lincoln, for tooth ex- traction. IN MEMORIAM For Our Dad MR. WM. SALLEE who went to a higher expression of life Agust 21, 1931. Long years have passed since you went away The world has changed from year to year But you'll always remain within my heart You and mother so dear. And I open my wonderful mem- ory chest And think of ,your loving care And the prayer I have is that I may Sometime be with you there. Daisy, May,.Fred, Charlie. A TRIBUTE WORTHY OF YOUR AFFECTION Your last gesture of devotion must be flawless in its dignity. Services in our lovely chapel conform to the highest standards of tranquil efficiency. They measure up to your sincere desire for a fitting tribute. Family and friends will long remember the perfection--you will appreciat the strain,easing guidance. THURSDAY, AMBULANCE SERVICE DAY OR NIGHT FAREWELL SERMON IN CORNLAND SUNDAY : Rev. Frank Bush, Cornland Christian resigned to accept work church at Catlin, farewell sermon There were both evening services, with music at the latter. A basket dinner was noon. LEAtIN TO I EE. IIEMEM rT" IMPOAKIT "FHII TO 5 SO THIILLIN, HAND SOt, AEIN PEEDw- TELL ME OU USE IT Ae,0',J'T DKVII A CA WHAT I SHOULD IN CA6E Of: VE DO EMEI(jENcy Funeral Home Phone 235 j, K4iCER k 20thC y Stud entur ,0si00; .: : BABIES ANn CHILDREN PHOTO -CONTEST EVERYONE WELCOME ! ! CHILDREN UP TO 13 YEARS OF AGE ELIGIBLE $500 IN CASH PRIZES i lUl Winners To Be Judged On Personality and Expression Only FIRST PRIZE .......................................... $250 IN CASH SECOND PRIZE ...................................... $100 IN CASH THIRD PRIZE .......................................... $ 50 IN CASH 10 Additional Prizes Totaling .............. $100 IN CASH Entry Blank and Rules Given at Time of Sitting . ENTRY FEE 50c PER CHILD . - - NO OTHER Remember this  is nbt a beauty contest Only personality and expvsesion will be Jud Your child has as good a chance as any to win. Full set of PROOFS shown. ........ ,,, One Picture To Each Contestant Protograpbs taken at FRAZIER'S COFFEE SHOP, in Mount PulcnskL by "Uncl4,John," fass children's photographer, who has photxpaphed over 100,OO0 babies and children. 1 DAY ONLY MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 1951 HOURS: 10 A. lI.. 6 P.M. NO APPOINTMENT NEEDI --- PLACE -- Frazier's Coffee Shop IN '-,, ..,  ?; . '>,,... . , : MOUNT PULASKI