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Days Are Here are they? two-sided argu- he parents on the debating the kids on the i there are ex- to both sides of uestion. many mothers re- ' idea of getting off their of their hair hours each day because they them, but it's those red- FOUngsters from bit restless with time on their 'kids get rest- you've never them to live the summer you can't What mothers to battle. is the mother her "baby" time. :an't bear the f not having the she doesn't .od:l they are half / I)ays are not for , -thinks. ;CxaP ig ltll.soon get over "m Join the other "__.,,Jhers by the next 1. a deep when Johnny Starts another to the breaks is the fact now even ! their noon-day pre- right the other side the kids it somewhat they get the the idea opening up Studying ad responsibility prepared even if oil to think they so much as for it gives to occupy and use their of social ac- lpanionships and look who is going the first time utmost. that same exist all days. young- Come home days with a or some feels his going to youngster over that and take nature. or not one in are to- sight of passing Village Of Kennev To Begin Week-long Celebration, $epLll The Kenney Centennial celebration will be held at Kenney, Illinois, Saturday, September 1 l th thru Saturday, September 18th. The celebration will consist of the following activities: Sat., Sept. 11:2:00 p.m. Parade; 3:30 p.m. Anti- que car show; 4:00 p.m. Cake walk; 4:30 p.m. Fire- men and Auxiliary Mulligan Supper; 6:00 p.m. Music by "Country Drifters" of Clinton; 8:00 p,m. Rodeo, AdmissiDn $1.50 and $1.00; Cake walk; Kangaroo Court Sun., Sept. 12:9:30 a.m. Methodist Church Services at school grounds; 1Z:O0 noon, Old fashion- ed basket dinner at school; 1:00 p.m. Horse and Pony Show; 4:00 p.m. Pancake and Sausage Supper; Adm. $1.00; 7:00 p.m. "Mystery entertainer and world traveler"; 8:00 p.m. Rodeo, Admission $1.50 and $1.00; Cake walk, Kangaroo Court. Mon., Sept. 13:7:00 p.m. Small Fry King and Queen contest; 7:30 p.m. Sisters of the Swish cos- tume judging; Tunbridge Twp. oldest man and lady; Brothers of the Brush beard judging; 8:30 p.m. Skit, "Y" Players, Cake walk, Kangaroo Court. Tues., Sept. 14:7:00 p.m. Style show, "Down Thru History"; 8:00 p.m. "Good News Trio" "Christianaires" of Mr. Vernon, I11.; Cake walk, Kangaroo Court. Wed., Sept. 15:7:00 p.m. Men's Chorus Line; 7:30 p.m. Mock Wedding; 8:00 p.m. "Kitchen Su- premes" of Bethany; Vocal group consisting of seven ladies; Cake walk, Kangaroo Court. Thurs., Sept. 16:7:00 p.m. Hank Haynes, "Bears- dale Municipal Band" WSOY; 8:00 p.m. Talent show; Cake walk, Kangaroo Court. Fri., Sept. 17: Opening of textiles, old-time craft demonstrations, etc.; 4:00 p.m. Oddfellow and Re- becca Chicken & Noodle supper; 7:00 p.m. Pageant, "Century of Memories and Progress"; 9:00 p.m. Sqeare dance, Cake walk, Kangaroo Court. Sat., Sept. 18: Afternoon events: Horse shoe pitch, water fight, Firemen; 2:00 p.m. "Stonemans", Nashville country recording stars; 3:00 p.m. Cake Walk: 3:30 p.m. Children's games; 4:00 p.m. Ameri- can Legion & Auxiliary Chicken Supper; 6:45 p.m. Ross Randolph; 7:00 p.m. "Stonemans"; 9:00 p.m. Drawing; 9:30 p.m. Teen dance at school, "Naturals" Cake walk, Kangaroo Court. There will be a Flea Market on Fri. and Sat. Berla Rae Froehlieh United In Marriage To John W, Sahlitt Miss Dorla Rae Froeh- lich and John William Schlitt were united in mar- riage on Saturday, August 28, 1971 at 7:30 p.m. in the United Methodist Church. Reverend D. Dean Follis officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride given in marriage by her father, was escorted down the candlelighted aisle to the altar. The center aisle featured hurricane candle- lamps with posts encircled with ivy and baby's breath. Each window recess ledge held ivy and baby's breath and in the center window ledge was nestled a white satin bow. Tree candela- bras and two low white gladioli bouquet arrange- ments were featured in the chancel area. Dorla chose to wear for her marriage the bridal gown, headpiece and carry the white prayer book that her mother chose twenty- five years previously. The bridal gown was of white slipper satin with lace in- serts, made entrain with lace ruffles edging the train and wrist length sleeves. The bodice was of lace in- serts with a sweetheart neckline. Miniature seed pearls adorned the lace trim. The headpiece of mock orange blossom pearls held the cathedral length candlelight veiling, which was attached at each side. She carried a white prayer book upon which rested a cascade of white rose buds, stephanotis and ivy. The bride wore a six pence from England in her shoe, this a gift from her otgan. Dorh is the daughter of Mi'. and Mrs. Van E. Froeh- lich of Mt. Pulaski. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Fred Froehlich and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Stopher. John is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Schlitt, of Mt. Pulaski. His grand- parents are Mr. and M. William Huffman Cleve- land, Ohio, and the late Mr. Emmitt Hickey of Elk- hart, I11., also the late Mr. and Mrs. William Schlitt of Bay City, Michigan. Miss Janice Gullberg of Sycamore, Ii1., a College roommate, served as maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Sharon Jackson, Mt. Pulaski, Mrs. Kathy Schmidt, Carthage, II!., and Mis Julia Hickey, Elkhart, 111., a cousin of the groom. The attendants wore identi- cal floor length gowns of softly gathered chiffon in an empire style. Skirts were of moss green and bodice (Continued on page 3) MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS VOL. 69 THURSDAY, SEFFEMBER 2, 19"71 NO. 7 Annual Ham And Bean Supper To Be Held SepL I I It's ham and bean time in Mount Pulaski - or at least it will be soon. The sixth annual Ham and Bean Supper sponsored by the Mount Pulaski Lions Club is scheduled for Sat- urday, September 1 Ith - rain or shine. If it shines, it will be out on the grounds at the Tom- linson Recreation Center. If it rains, the supper will be served in the building at the Center. The supper line will open at 5:00 p.m. and remain open until everyone is serv- ed. The ham and beans, cooked using an old steam engine (the kind used for threshing wheat), will be served with cornbread, slaw and homemade pie. Tickets for the supper, may be obtained from Lions Club members, cost $1.50 for adults and $1.00 for children. The Lions Club members would very much appreciate your pur- chasing tickets in advance, so the line of people can be served at a faster pace. TENNIS TOURNEY The annual Labor Day Doubles tournament will be held Sunday, September 12th. Teams will have new cans of balls and report at 9:00 a.m. at the High School courts. TO Local Grade and High School Announce Enrollment The enrollment at the Sl'll'lJlll Mdunt Pulaski Cons. Grade S School, District No. 34, on opening day, Monday, Au- HOLD ANNUAL TEA The Mentor Graham Auxiliary Unit of the Abra- ham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will hold its an- nual tea at the First United Methodist Church at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14. All members are urged to attend as some impor- tant decisions for the com- ing year will be made at this meeting. &T LIONS MEETING The Lions Club met last Thursday, August 26th and had as their speaker, Mrs. virginia Sheehan Of Lath- am, who is blind. Mrs. Sheehan was not blind at birth, but became afflicted several years ago, while working at Stahl Bros. as a saleslady and in- terior decorator. She spoke of the shock she felt when she learned she was going blind. The Lions Club and the State Blind Association made it possible for her to attend a School for the Blind in Chicago, where she was trained and taught to be independent. A type- writer was donated to her by the Lions Club, which she uses to write letters, etc. She expressed her appre- ciation to the Lions Club and the Blind Association for: all the help they have given her. Also, she stated that she was fortunate to live in a small town where everyone knows each other and helps one another. A question and answer period followed her talk. POST OFFICE SERVICE LABOR DAY WEEKEND Saturday, September 4, 1971 - Regular delivery service. Box lobby open, 6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stamp counter closed. Sunday, September 5, 1971, No service. Monday, September 6, 1971 - No delivery service. Box lobby closed. Stamp counter closed. No mail is received or dispatched on Monday. gust 30, 1971 showed a total of 520 pupils. The breakdown in grades and rooms is as follows" 43 - Kindergarten, Mrs. Freda McGee 1A - 18 Gaff Wise; IB- 18 Marie McGee IC- 17 Linda Hood 2A - 19 Wilma Cullen 2B - 19. Carolyn Buckles 2C- 18 Ethel Bryson 3A - 20 "Lois Schmidt 3B-21 Louise Awe 3C - 18 Rita Faulkin 4A - 21, Dorothy Hartley 4B - 21, Nancy .F.,ckert 447 - 21, Margaret Lan- terman 5A- 28, Rosalie Tanner 5B - 29, Laura Baker 6A - 29, Robert Gas- away 6B - 30, Dorothy Brook- er 7A - 22, JoEllen Maske 7B - 21, Thomas Coch- ran 7C-'22, Sherry McClure 8A - 29, Carolyn Hughes 8B - 29, Robert Lee EMH - 7 Other teaclaers on the faculty are: Principal, Joseph Kafka Girls' P. E., Miss Kathie Ozog; Boys' PE., John West; Vocal: Mrs. Joan RRch- hart, Mrs. Betty Sams Part-time Jr. High, Mrs. Phyllis Edwards; Band: Richard Matta, Claus Tanner; Other personnel are: Nurse, Mrs. Alice Lee; Custodian, Robert Ayles- worth; Office Secretary, Mrs. Mildred Broughton; Part-time See., Mrs, Janet Schahl; Cooks: Manager, Mrs. Roberta Rademaker; Melva (Continued on  10) THIS LITTLE GROUP didn't seem to have any att- ficulty f'mdin$ their right bus out of the nine bmea awaiting the children after school on Monday, their first day. THIS CALM SCENE, at the closing of the first day of school, must mean all went well. I I I I