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, Momat PulmkL MEETING COUSINS COWs of the Buckles fam- met Monday at Hotel Lincoln and enjoyed an even- dinner at the Cafeteria. After they all drove to the home of C. W. Rothweli Mount Pulaski and saw pictures of the last 18 shown by Fred Hild with of the reels belonging to Rothwell, Sr. Refresh- were also served liter in evening. present were: C. Wendell Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Mr. and Mrs. Gene Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sr., Everett Rothwell, Grace Buckles,-Mrs. Annie Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Gup- St,, Mxs. Waldo Regal, Mrs. ' Ann Holt Mount Pulaski; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Buckles, Mr. Fred Hild, Mr. and Mrs. IAnda Slack, Lin- and Mrs. George Litter; Hart; Mr. and Mrs. Decatur; Mr. and Buckles, Waterloo, Ia. B I R T H S In Ill. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1961 TIMES-NEWS LETTERBOX Afton, Okla., Aug. 20, 1961 Dear Sirs:- Received the Sil-Tennial edi- tion of yesteryears of Mt. Pulaski of which we are enjoying very much. I had a wonderful time while visited my sisters and bro- ther (Sciota; Elizabeth and Grav- er Horn); also, meeting the many friends of long ago. The weather certainly helped to make the week more delightful. Wish each and every one the best of health, happiness and suc- cess. Thanking all for the gracious time I had while in the old home town. Yours, Mrs. D. O. Lindsey. Mitchell, S. Dak. Aug. 21, 1961 Dear Sir:- I'm enlosing money for two copies of the Times-News of the Aug. 3rd edition, hope you still have them and will be able to send them. I did enjoy every minute of the grand celebration of the Sil-Ten- nial. It was wonderful; the pag- DM ....... cant too, was great. I met many t hospital, Decatur,. ......... _ -- ..... , rlenas mere lnanms so rouen ga3'rs?offrlfor the copy of yesteryears, it is that ci - She has bee "linterestingl and your part in it, ty. n . h ! Ellen. The mother is l whmh was so muc . Ch rlene Hild, daugh- ] Sincerely, ! and Mrs. Fred Hild, of  Mrs. Hubert Suedmeier. ruts and dust. Going down hill the chain would come off, then it would have to be replaced. Had I known it, we could have given more info. My grandfather James Morrow had two sisters, Ruth and Jane Morrow - they married Downing brothers. Inclosed is check for $6.00 to cover cost of and mailing 2 bound copies of Sil-Tennial Book to my son and daughter. Addresses in- closed. Sorry I could not make it back for the celebration, from what I hear it was a huge success. Our best wishes. The George Drobisch Family. (Wilma McQuaid) Denver, Colo. Dear Harry:- Sorry we couldn't be with you to join in the Sil-Tennial cele- bration. I know it was a lot of work and fun for all. Your special edition was a masterpiece. It makes a fine souvenir of the event. I do not have it all read and digested, yet. And this Labor Day we had our first snow, the earliest in history, and it was a snow, some places near here 'got 7 to 8 inches. G. Ernest Smith Elwin, Illinois 9-5-61 Mr. Bowers is the son of nce Bowers, Mt. Pulas- Mrs. Robert J. Taylor Pulaski rural route; are daughter born Thurs- '. 31 in DMC hospital, De- Mrs. James Morrison, Ind. are parents of a son 1st. He has been ham- Andrew. The mother is Kay Wilkes. Grand- i: are Mr. and Mrs. Robert of Mr. Vernon, Ind. form- residents when was pastor at the Church. San Bernardino, Calif. August 21, 1961 Dear Folks - Received my bound edition. We enjoyed every bit of it. Mother recognized the Court House . she isn't very good so could not go through it as I feel that she would have liked to. Mother said in 1899 my uncle George Morrow (her brother) had a 2-cylinder, chain-drive Mitchell, carbide lights - in 1906 it took the most of the daylight time to drive from Decatur to my grandmother Fulton's, 4 miles north of Mt. Pulaski. The roads were awful, Mt. Pulaski Times-News Mt. Pulaski, Ill. Dear Sir: The Decatur Chapter of Sweet Adelines Inc. are having open house, Friday, Sept. 15th, 7:45 p.m., at the Naval Training Sta- tion, Lake Shore Drive, where they meet weekly. The invitation is extended to all women interest- ed in barber shop singing. Guest quartets and chorus members from Bloomington, Fair- bury, Champaign-Urbana, Spring- field and Deland-Weldon, will be singing during the evening. The Sweet Adelines are a non- profit group organized to encour- 5c- IOc age and preserve close harmony barber shop singing, and are available for all worthwhile com- munity projects. All charity efforts are financed by a show which is held once each year. The director of the group is Wallace (Wally) Ryan, who is al- so assistant director of the De- catur men's chorus- SPEBSQSA. Marvel Cook. Largo, Florida Times-News Mount Pulaski, Ill. Dear Sir:- Recently, while I was visiting :Dr. and Mm. G. F. Wait, I had the privilege of attending the movies and hearing the Kitchen Band at the high school gym. I had never seen anything like a Kitchen Band before. The group looked like they could have step- ped out of the funny papers, and to think that they could play tunes that were'recognizable even if they hadn't been announced. Don't know when I've ever en- joyed a program so much. Mrs. Rowena Todd. AUSTIN NEWS By lttUe New telephone directories in mail last week -- what a string of numbers. The WSWS meets Thursday, Sept. 14, with Mrs. Ralph (Helen) Rogers near Decatur. Clarence Rau " spent Sunday with his mother in Decatur, so the lady who stays with her could ha;ce the day off. The Paul Dunavants of Missouri spent the week end with her sister, Mrs. Win. Rau and Pastor and Win. Rau plan to at- tend the E.U.B. men's meeting in Decatur First Church Friday, Sept. 8. Is hoped others will go. Christina Rau and Carol Al- sup gave a report on their two days at Y. F. Convention at East Bay Camp at church service Sun'- day A. M. Plenty warm and dry - in 9ffs again. Bean leaves are turning yellow rapidly. Cooler Friday and windy for 3 days. A shower, KEY'S lightning and thunder early urday M. and again M. with a real shower at Wind changed to NW in with a shower at 7:30. - Lincoln broadcast . did rive here. Dense fog this day A. M. Tent spider webs show up. A.M. recently . a portion of p ture grass was white with the Mrs. Win. Heft drove to Iil. / ham Tuesday AI. - after ing a telephone call in nighthtm' their daughter Patricia is in ingham hospital from a ear dent. Didfft even see what [. hit. State trooper told her , a black angus cow. Car is v__,d wreck. Thought she not seda injured. HOSPITAL NEWS A former Mount Pulaski al ] Anna Hutchinson of Sprkrss is a patient in St. Clara's mPf pital, Lincoln. She is an aunt !Mr Troll Turner of this citY. NONCE d The Board of Supervisors e Logan County will meet In ._ Court House in Lincoln, September 12, 1961 for the _,. hP action of business and the I,., ment of bills. All bills m t., filed in the office of the tv'"  Clerk before 5:00 o'clock 1. . Friday, September 8, 196L . der to- be allowed at this m, ing. Leonard F. MeC_. County ce, Sell it with a Classified  PHONE 2.5418 5c -,10c i ; !,ii  SALE EFFECTIVE SEPT. 8 thin SEPT. 16 FALL SALE See Our New ANTIQUE LAMPS Beautiful designed in 3 colors $29.95 J LAUNDRY BASKETS 99,: PLASTIC PALLS wrrH HANDLES 49 Several Colors PLASTIC GLASSES IO-OZ. 7c each JEWELRY NEW FKLL SHADES AND COLOBS VEIL HATS $].00 - GIRUS SLIPS $1.44 REGULAR $1.98 LADIES' HOSE 3-Pr. $1.00 3 Pir to Customer. 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