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of St. John's Lu- announce they will Fall Kitchen on the of Saturday, Octouc F. Schafer Hardware Class of the will meet at 2:- Wednesday, Sept. 24, with Schroth at hcr West Jefferson street. ShelIhammer will be hostess. Edrid Kemmer, nurse in Reese hospital in for several years, but been doing speciad work Springfield hospital in the past few months, this week with her Mr. and Mrs. Charles She left this Thursday to take up new duties veterans' hospital. L. Downing, living on 121 between this city and 18 reported to be ill again. has been in failing many months. Buckles of this v- home Tuesday from following a staT of at the home of her dau- Eugene Weckel, and was accompanied by and baby daughte, Who will visit hera to- County Legion l" CORNLAND " Auxiliary Meets I, J The Ladies' Aid Society of the The American Legion AuxiliarY iMethodist church will serve their units of Logan county met in At- I lanta Thursday, Sept. 11, the chap-  annual Chicken Supper Wednes- ters being represented from Lin- day, Sept. 24th. Serving to stare coin, Elkhart, F_,mden, New Hol- land, Mount Pulaski and Middle- town. Mrs. Buford Beaver of New Holland, county oresident, presid- l edAt the business session .it was voted to purchase a resuscitator for the county, and it is to be left in the sheriff's office in Lincoln. Mrs. Katheryn Womnick of Em- len acted as installing officer, and Mrs. Olga Buckstegge of Lincoln as sergeant at arms for the instal- lation of the following newly elect- ed officers: at 5:30 and will be cafeteria style. Everyone is invited to come. Th- new paved road is now open to Cornland, and no one should find it hard to find the way to Corn- land. ( Corn is ripening very fast, Some farmers are thinking of starting to pick corn next week) , John Melvin, Delbert Ford, John H. Bryson, Jr., Carl Criland, Lynn Billings, and Henry Pefldicord at- 'tended the baseball game in St. Louis last Friday'. , Robert and David Drake wil! Horton aad Mrs. of Litchfield, and Horton, of Louisiana. here Wednesday at t of Mr. and Mrs. Frank lIorton family lived m many yeears go I-Iorton was employed Central depot. Mrs. Don Wible made trip Sunday morning to where she visited un- r with her sister, Mrs. President--Mrs- Homer Brown, leave this week for Urbana to at- Iiddletown. tend the University. David will be Vice President--Mrs. Laurence  a Junior this year nd Robert wil Short, Atlanta. I be a Freshman. Secretary--Mrs- Harry Pierce, Kiddletown. Treasurer--Mrs- James Phelan, Lincoln. Chaplain--Mrs. Herman Hahn, Mount Pulaski. Historian--Mrs- J- R. McGaht, Emden. Sergeant at Arms--Mrs. Logan Barber, Elkhart. Refreshments were served from a table deiorated with garden flowers. The grouP sang "God Bless Anerica," as a fitting close. Those attending from Mount Pulaski were Mesdames Paul A. :ruber, William E. Holmes, Clar- ence W. Rothwell, Albert Horn, T. W. Moore, Herman Hahn, Edward Curtis and Willis Holmes. The next county meeting will be held in Emden Thursday, Nov. 13. SANGAMON FARM SOLD AT $177 AN ACRE The highest price paid for famn land sold at auction in the Sang- amon area in the last eight yeats, The streets of Cornland were oiled Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. James H. Pierce of Chenoa were in town Tuesday. Lorence Hart received his notic3 to report for army service leaving Sept. 26th from Lincoln. Alvin Day, Ralph Cherry, G. P-. Baterton, Fred Bohn, Raymond Lanterman and Harry Peterson at- tended Masonic lodge in Williams ville Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Day received word of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tumilty of Spring- field. Mrs. Tumilty is the former Betty Laatsch of Southy, Canada and is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Day. The boy has been nam-! ed Gary Allen. Mrs. Henry Ford entertained a number of friends at a one o'clock luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 17. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. A. d. Davis, Mrs. Ralph Lanter- -nan of Elkhart, Mrs. Harold sch, Lake Fork, Mrs. Tommy Ford Mr. Wible went on $177 an acre, was paid Wednesday Wis., to phy with Sept. 10, for a 304-acre farm on County Legion Band theAlex M. Booth estate one- ]lational convention of the C. R. Bellatti of Okla., arrived iL Mt. to visit for a his mother, Mrs. It. M. and southeast of tne city brother, Fred Pellatti, Bellatti formerly da]y paper in Black- but last March pur- Stillwater Daily News. Aid Society of Zion Church will meet in ttr at 2 p.m. Thurs- 25, with Mrs. Fannle as hostess. k PlOiO quarter mile east of Buffalo. The total price was $53,808, and the purchaser was Everett P. Jarvis, a former resident of Mount Pul- aski, now living in Peoria. The auctioneer was Luke J. Gaule of Springfield. A crowd of about 1,500 attended the auction. Mr. Jarvis' investments in southern Illinois oil lands the past few years has brought him a large in- come, and he has purchased sev- feral farms in Logan, Macon and i DeWitt counties. He is said to have purchased the Booth farm as an investment. H. S. ENROLLMENT The enrollment of Mount Pulas- ki high has reached 175, with the boys leading in attendance with and Miss Lulu Day Lanham. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Downing of Illiopolis were callers in town Wednesday. ATTEND NAUVOO GRAPE FESTIVAL Nauvoo, the historic old Mor- mon town located on the banks of the Mississippi river in western Illinois held its 4th annual Grape Festival last Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On the latter day the crowd attending the fete was es- timated" at over 25,000 people. A group of Mount Pulaskians made the trip to Nauvoo Sunday in the Harold L. Hargrave school bus, part of the travelers being from the Times-News office. The group included Mr. and Mrs. Har- ry J. Wible and daughter Mim Jean, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Leckbee, You will find our to be reasonable r you live. AMBULANCE SERVICE HL Home Ambulance Service Mount Pulaski 93 as against 82 girls. Mr. nd Mrs. Paul E. Beidler, Mr. The breakdown by classes: rand Mrs. Harold L. Hargrave, Mr. Freshmen--Boys, 16; Girls, 23---39 i and Mrs. Lloyd L. Hargis, Mr. and Sophomores-Boys 26; Girls 17--43 I Mrs. Austin W. Schaffenacker, Juniors -- Boys, 27; Girls, 29--56 T William Gibbs, Gene C. Clear, Gil- Seniors -- Boys, 24; Girls, 12---36 ibert T. Spenler and Harry Martin, Post Graduate -- 1 glrL [ Jr. , __  J CARD OF APPRECIATION 70eliere _ { I wish to take this opportunity  to say 'lank You" to my many MDmJof friends for the flowers, cards, ml OS666 ] letters and other kindnes,es shown me during my recent illness. I an very grateful to all of you. " Anna Roth. UQO T4P-ET ._...._.... DARBY School of DANCING MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS Classes St00rfincj Tuesday, Sept. 23rd HOURS: 2 P.M. toS:30P-M. Class or Private lnsfuctlon in BALLET TAP ACROBATIC BALLROOM BATON TWIRLING Studio Rear of Dr. Wait Office ACTrrIE OF THE JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB The Mount Pulaski Junior Wo_ man's Club, composed of over 30 members, will hold a steak fry on Friday, Sept. 19, in Fairview Park, Decatur, to help new mem- i bers get acquainted. The club will hold its first meet- ing of the 1941-42 season on the evening of Wednesday, October 1, at the home of Mrs. Wilbur E. Stoll on North Lafayette street. The speaker will be Mrs. J. T. Nally of Springfield. Miss Dorothy Baumgardt is the club president. RETURNED SATURDAY FROM WESTERN TRIP Harry B. Capps and daughter, Mrs. Eugene Manes, left here Aug. 10th for Wichita, Kas., to accomp- amy his oldest daughter, Mrs. Paul V. Shelley, husband and daughter, Noma Jean, on a trip to the West Coast in the Shelley auto as a vacation journey. They were in 16 states and traveled 9,000 miles. Starting out they first went to the Black Hills in South Dakota; then to Yellowstone Park. Their principal :Point of interest was The Dalles,Oregon, where they vited several days with Mr. Capp's son, Damon Capps, and family. Fro Oregon the auto party went to California, with San Francisco and Los Angeles as the principal cities of interest. Among the great dams they saw were Bonneville, Mt. Shasta and Boulder. A visit was made to Carlsbad Cave in New Mexico. They also went over the line into old Mexico. It would take much pace if an attempt was made to describe the trip in detail. Arriving back in Wichita, September 8, the Mount Pulaeldans remained a few days, and after a day in Topeka, Kas., at the home of Percy Capps, they arrived home last Saturday. LOGAN COUNTY AMERICAN LEGION TO MEET HERE The next meeting of the Logan county posts of the American g- ion will be held at the grade school building in Mount Pu__laaki at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. The guest speaker will be State Com- mander Curtis Cation of Peoria. It Costs No More To have your clothes MADE TO ORDER AT CLEAR'S International Tailoring Co. Agency Mrs. Willis AVers, Hying mix miles southeast of Mount Pulaski, picked some peaches Tuesday. Seeing  last year's birds nest, she started to tear it away from  the limbs when she discovered two peaches had grown in the nest which was made. of. grss , feathers. Etech each .Wall 0, separate stall and th.r blossomed and formed right ,:i the nest. This freak of nature can be seen ad the TimesoNew office. Another nature oddity was a puff ball found Monday by Flo ward T. Goddard along Route 161 near Chestnut. It was" 7' iqhe high, 8 inches in diameter, and -7 inches in circumference. The bail was cut in two after being br0u to the Times-News 0ftee, aJa fide inside looked like a white eheesc. OAKLAND COM31]TNITY CLUB M3ETS FRIDAY The Oakland Community Club will hold its first meeting of the 1941-42 season on Friday evening, Sept. 19, at the Oakland school eeven miles southwest of Mount Pulaski. A wiener roast ,w fetured, and offers for_the son will be elected. . .., Listen to the Bltast:0f / THE NORTH SHORE CHURCH Daffy 8:00 A. M. Sunday 12:00 P. IL WCBD  820 Kilo C. I00ItE Fred !. Edlldi Afforney-at:kaw Sherman Bnildiq,: ' LINCOLN, ILL Even HODS SHEEP CALL Ill MOUNT PULASKI PHONE IS You can lq)md on m Io ome quickly end remove deed snlmeh. We Imy hitlhest  lc.._ Ledge roll -- we come for em ill. Dr. O. MEIIRIMAII Mou Pulaski Phone I S Dean M00re. Complete Insurance Service 400% S. 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