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: |b'-TIMES-NEWS, MOunt PulaskL IlL, THURSDAY, AUGUST 91, 1961 Schools Open-- (Continued from page 1) pJlcipals, while Erhard Wolf is the new principal of the Zion Lu- theran parochial school. The high school enrollment is follows by classes: Freshraen--73. Sophomores---51 Juniom--40 $eniors--54 00r00al-218. :WC BOARD PLANS YEAR'S ACTIVITIES The Moun Pulaski Woman's Club held a board meeting at 2 Tuesday, Aug. 22 in their room at tile Muldoon Me- : : morial Building. Mm. "Eugene Kretzinger, club president, announced the follow- departments will be active the 1961-62 season: Mrs. Wil- Stoll. November----Civil Defense, Mrs. C. Downing. December--Music, Mrs. Ellis Sanuary- 'International Rela- Senior and Junior Clubs in meeting; Mrs. R. W. *Howe Junior chairman, Mrs. El- lis Bredenstiner, Senior chairman. February--Education, Mrs. P. Moore. March--Public Health, Mrs. C. Clear. April'-Co-operation with Vet- Service, Mrs. Rlnaldo Ber- May--Conservation and Gar- Miss Marie Sams and Mrs. J. Lyons, co-chairmen. McCUBBIN 10S.MILE TRIP HORSEBACK , Miss Frances McCubbin, taking from her duties at the National Bank, will accom- her cousin, Frank Thomp- wife, Mary, of Buffalo, the Labor Day week the DuQuoin Fair. Tuesday, they will go to Grand Tower, Illinois, and join three hundred and fifty who will participate in the Stock Horse Tenth An- Ride. They will leave Grand on horseback and "rou on a 105 mile five-day trip Shawnee National For- g a trail path, since are no roads there. A chuck wagon will provide meals and sleeping bags will at night. Entertainment as square dancing, etc., will provided each evening. expect to return home next weekend. REUNION SUNDAY Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bandelow, South Marion, were hosts to 8th Bandelow reunion Sun- August 28. There were 45 Those attending were: Mr. and John Muchaw, Mr. and Mrs. Yagow, Mr. ,and Mrs. Mart Mr. and Mrs. Orville and son, Michael, and Gus all of Altamont; Mrs. Aderman of St. Elmo; Mr. Mrs. Keith Bandelow and son of Mason; Mr. and Mrs. Muchaw and family, Mr. Mm. Oscar Muchaw and of Springfield. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Muchaw and'daughter, Debbie, Lincoln; and Mrs. Ray Yagow and Beason; Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Frank- Shanle and family, Mr. and Orville Bandelow, and Gee. Mount Pulaski. :! The oldest members present John Yagow of Mount Pu- and the youngest was San- Muchaw, ddughter of the Vic- Muchaws of Springfield. ILLOWS CHILDREN'S. BEUNION, LINCOLN More than 200 former residents the Illinois Odd Fellows Chil- Home in Lincoln are ex. to attend the 39th annual and" homecoming of the and Daughters Association" and Sunday on 1,2 and 3. The annual net will be held in the din- : room Sunday evening. EDINBURG FEATURING 3-DAY EVENT WITH BIG PARADE ON LABOR DAY Kitchen Band Will Appear in Parade; Also Giving Concert. The Sil-Tennial Kitchen Band float will be one of the features of the more than 100 entries in the Labor Day parade at Edin- burg, Monday, Sept. 4 at 10:00. The celebration of the 16th an- nual Labor Day picnic will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park in Edinburg during Satur- day, Sunday and Monday, with a variety of entertainment. On Saturday, there will be Lit- tle League and softball tourna- ments, a horse pulling contest at 7:30 p.m. and from 8 to 11 p.m. the Marry Roberts Entertainers, round and square dancing and a rope and bull whip act. Fish and Burgoo will be served up un- til midnight. On Sunday there will be a soft. ball tournament with a variety show at 2:30 and at 7 pan. a concert by the Edinburg high school band directed by Ron! Lindvahl. Chicken dinners will be served from 11 a.m. to 12 mid- night. Monday, there will be a horse show at 1 p.m with $200 in prize money. There will be ten classes with a $1.00 entry fee for each class. At 2 p.m. the Sil-Tennial Kit- chen Band will present a pro- gram. Edinburg is the home town of the director, Florence Stoll. Championship games for the Little League and softball tournaments will be in the after- noon. From 9 to 12 p.m. there will be round and square dancing and a free fireworks display. The Kitchen Band members are to meet at the home of Mrs. Char- les Stopher, Saturday at 2 p.m. to decorate the float. On Sunday afternoon they are to meet on the north side of the square at 1:45 to go to Douglas Park in Springfield in Springfield to play for the Ridgeway reunion. Kitchen band members and families who are going to Edin- burg on Labor Day should be at the old grade school grounds, near the Methodist church as near 9 a.m. as possible as the line of march forms at 9:45. The float will have to be completed at Edinburg. Those not having transportation may ride on the float from Mount Pulaski to Ed- inburg. KITCHEN BAND WILL PLAY FOR SHUT-INS The Sil-Tennial Kitchen Band members aware of the elderly people and shut-ins in and a- round the Mount Pulaski area, would like to give a concert for those who have been unable to attend various events, playing at some designated place in the city. Also, those who are bedridden and cannot attend, the band would like to play a few num- bers for them at their homes. Since the members of the band may miss someone who would like to hear and see their activ- ities, please drop a postcard to M. Florence Stoll. Gsven First Installment Of Jr. WC Scholarship Miss Janet Goodwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Goodwin, of this city, was presented the first installment of the Junior Woman's Club scholarship, Fri- day. The scholarship in the amount of $300 is given annually to a de- serving senior girl who is plan- ning to enter in the field of nurs- ing or elementary education. Janet will enter Illinois State Normal University this fall and is majoring in elementary educa- tion. CHAMPION BEAN RAISER Ted Aderman is claiming the local championship in the bean raising field. He brought in two bean pods that measured 29 in- ches in length. We are willing to concede his claim until some one else brings in longer ones. BILLS got -you down I Best way to get "out from under" an overload of unpaid bills is via ready cash from a loan here. It will enable you to pay off those ag- gravating bills that seem to come all at once. THE FARMERS BANK Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Mount Pulaski. Illinois ANNUAL REUNION OF RAU FAMILIES HELD AT LEGION HOME The annual family reunion of the descendants of Christian and Christina Rau was held at the American Legion Home in Mount Pulaski, Sunday, August 20. This was the 42nd annual event. Mr. and Mrs. Rau, natives of Germany, coming to America in the early Fifties. Mount Pulaski was their first home in this new- ly-adopted land, later moving to a farm northeast of Latham. To- day only two daughters remain of a family of ten children. They are Mrs. Anna Rogers, Maroa, and Mrs. Mollie Radabaugh of Alden, Iowa. Mrs. Radabaugh was un- able to attend, but her sister, Mrs. Anna Rogers, was present and was the oldest member, being 90 years of age. Before the day was over, Mrs. Rogers made a. visit to Mount Pulaski cemetery and paid hom- age to her grandmother's grave, being buried there in 1868. At the business meeting all old officers from previous year were reelected as follows: John Rau, president; Marion Aisup, vice president; Mrs. Glenn Rau, secretary.treasurer; Leaman Rau, historian. One marriage was recorded, three births and three deaths since the 1960 reunion. Those coming the greatest dis- tance were Dr. Irvin J. Nowlin, Dallas Texas, and his brother, Dr. Irvin J. Nowlin, of Phoenix, Arizona. They flew from the west on the same plane and it was a complete surprise to their mother, Mrs. Pearl Nowlin, of Decatur. It had been 15 years since they had been back. After an hour of entertainment and home talent, which they en- joyed very much, and this to- gether with the bountiful basket dinner served at noon, no one went home hungry. They decided to come back a- gain next year to the Legion Home. HOSPITAL NEll5 On Tuesday night Mrs:._ I; Rothwell was removed m Schahl ambulance to tbll St. Mary's hospital ha for medical attention. . ]$ Monty Broughton, son 01 $, and Mrs. Dale Broughton, ff turned home 00ter gical patient for eleven _ im Memorial hospital in Spri'f. -', @ Aaron Riggs was admL.iIM Monday to St. Clara's h Lincoln as a medical patl Mrs. Lawrence Pugh oI Fork, was removed in the ambulance Tuesday atlen$1 St. Clara's hospital for care. ,_ # Orville Conaway was Tuesday afternoon in the 'I ambulance to the Abrah.. coin Memorial hospital for cal treatment. G00OUP or , d EmO00D coozo00r Mr. and Mrs. Edward v. terson, and son James, whoj been living in Passaic, lq. visited here from SundaY..  Tuesday with relatives, r_ Mrs. Edward Dittus. On ., of their visit, and the_ ,. .-blZ" a00,vo00a00 a cook.out supper was'" m-_ 1 Monday evening at P" in Lincoln. Besides the Mastersan others present were Mr. T. J. Ball and childre Jimmy and Christy, Mr. LaRue Foster, Mr. and Ball, of Lincoln; Mr. Dean Cullen, sons Robert, Mr. and Mr tus of Mount Pulaski; Mrs. Delmar Slagel, Mr. and Mrs. son left Tuesday for as, where they will home. The Buckles Reuni held at the American Mount Pulaski, Sun dtYl, with a basket dinner at 1 ! and coffee will be farnl. the committee. WEATHER BI the exc/t/ag Stahl MOUNT PULAS