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FLECTIONS lit H. L WLble d itor is proud to relinquish hot ion column this week :the following tribute to "j ; .namesake, Count Casi- a si and our community, Was written by a local love lmth no mm Hmn mr,, lcqr down his life IZkmds, (John 15:13) ight well be the epitaph beloved friend, C.asirnir Who on the llth day of in the year of our Lord from wounds received battle of Savannah. He not for his own country, any material gain as fortune are apt to do - for the right to free- which this infant coun- struggling. for the little man and in freedom was no new for one Count Casimer for although he had been Wealth, he had instilled love of the peasantry .(We call them the a In Polmad Pulaski was born 1747, in the Village of Poland. His lath- was the county admin- Of that district and a dis- lawyer. He belonged to nobility and had con- wealth, both moni .try friends. Casimer was ram- the Lord and love his (Of these two things - do us well to each our - while it is yet day!) to the manuverings of II, Empress of Russia, August Poinatowski King* in 1763. Being a Weak character, he be- of the lady (?) his nse (I mean the Confederation of Rad- organized in 1766. To said Confederation, the organized the Confeder- Bar headed by Joseph thus began the battle of Casimer: first for Poland and later for During this uprising imprisoned and died son in charge. A1- he fought a good fight, was weak (his king on the wrong side) and Was forced to flee his To Flee for freedom led him France, where he met Franklin, who to secure help for our With the mother country, Pulaski was so impress- Mr. Franklin that our became his. Through the influential friends the able to obtain consid- from his estate in and so accompanied by he era- America arriving in 1777 and he immedi- General Washington a young man considerable wealth his back on the pleas- the life of ease that such naight bring; and instead up arms to fight an- battle. I suppose by the bitter cup of defeat, that most precious of Freedom, he was de- BLOOD BANK DAY, FRIDAY Friday, Oct. 20, is Logan Coun- ty Red Cross Blood Bank Day in the county seat, Lincoln, Ill. St. Clara's Hospital Auxiliary is spon- sor for this month In the rural areas, villages, and towns, workers have been and will be knocking at your door and dialing your phone in order to make a personal request of you. In many cases, the mail- aaan will also bring a reminder card. If you have been a donor in the past, look at your own per- sonal donor card to see when you last gave. Many steady donors are working toward the 2, 3, 4, and even 5 Gallon Donor Clubs. Bring i yourselves a pint nearer your goal and donate on Oct. 20. Several of us are hear the goal of the One Gallon Club. Why not make the goal on Friday, Oct. 20? If you have never been a don- or,make Oct. 20 the first time! Let us all make an effort to help the Logan County Red Cross Blood Bank make its quota. COUNTY MEETING HERE OF RNA, OCT. 98 Protection Camp #1911 will be :he hostess camp for the 47th an- real convention of Logan County ssociation of the Royal Neigh- bors of America to be held Satur- day, Oct. 28th in the IOOF Hall in Mt. Pulaski. Registration will start at 1:00 p.m.; the afternoon session begins at 1:30. Special guests will include [ Mrs. Edna M. Buren, State Super-i visor of Bloomington and Mrs. Venita Claussen, District Deputy of Petersburg. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p. m. by the WSCS of the First Meth- odist Church. Reservations may be made with Mrs. Oscar Shull or Mrs. Herschel Hahn, by Oct. 23rd. The evening session at 7:30, is open to the public. Diner' Changes Hands Wilma and Charles Moore have taken over tho operation of Don's Diner on Route 121, with the op- ening of the restaurant on Friday of this week. Mrs. Moore has been employed there since Don McCain :ook it over in June of last year. McCain and his faher, Lee Mc- ;ain and their families will move to Missouri next spring, where they will farm. VOL. 59 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1961 NO. 13 PULASKI HIGH BASEBALL TEAM WON KICKAPOO CHAMPIONSHIP Team's Feat Is Tribute To New Coach Tabacchi Mount Pulaski's ttilltoppers won their first Kickapoo baseball conference championship Monday when they defeated Atlanta, southern division champions, at McLean, 7 to 4. GLENN BRADSHAW, LATHAM VICINITY, DIED SUDDENLY Glenn A. Bradshaw, 66, well. known farmer residing in Austin township, Macon County, about three miles northeast ef Latham, Ill., on Thursday morning, Oct. 5, 1961, worked about his farm. The locals had to win the chain- At noon, while at dinner, he pmnship the hard way They drop " . " suffered a heart attack and was ped their playoff game with At " rushed in the Schahl ambulance, lanta here, for the southern divis ........ co . . ........ i to me uecatur.ta n county nos- pn champ.mnsmp,  .. o, on uCLlpital ' where he was pronounced zna. tnm joss mane it necessary l dead upon arrival at 1:15 p.m. for tem to play the winner of the ] Decedent was born May 17, arthemn dLSfwhi ;SyM;s" I lm89emh::ehsame h:teWLh:)e If they won the playoff game here [ area, a son of John A. and Agnes with Atlanta, they would have[Blackledge Bradshaw. In Indian- had to play the second place win- [ apolis, Ind. he married Myrtle net. ] Collier. With Dick Romer on the mound ] Mr. Bradghaw was a member they defeated McLean, the north-of the Latham Methodist Church, ern division champion, 3 to 1, in a charter board member of the a finely played ball game, Frday. Dick held them to four scattered hits. The locals gathered in six safeties, bunching four of them in the second inning, together with a walk and a wild pitch to score all three of their runs. Rom- er struck-out 13 and his oppon- ent, Johnson, 11. Winning from McLean made it necessary to meet Atlanta, who had whipped second place Dan- vers, in the championship game Monday. Mount Pulaski played its raggedest game of the season in posting a 7 to 4 win over Atlanta. They committed seven errors. Their opponents only two. Three errors plus a two-base hit scored two runs for Atlanta in the first but Romer struck-out the last two batters to end the inning. Atlanta scored their final two runs in the third on an error, two Jr. Woman's Club Season Opens Redwood Inn Advertising Layout Is Explained To Junior Women The Mt. Pulaski Jr. Womarfs Club held their annual Fall Ban. quet last Thursday evening, Oct 5, at 6:30 pzn., at the RedwOod near Decatur. Mrs. Kenneth John- son, president, presided. Guest speaker for the social event was Thomas M. Costa, vice president and Art Director of Ev- ans, Work and Costa Agency in Springfield. He is vice president of the Springfield branch of the Advertising arid Public Relations Club, which is a National organization. Mr. Costa spoke on the prepar- ation of a National Advertise- ment; giving a most delightful and interesting description of "be- hind the scene's" event, problems and artistic talents for producing a one-page ad for a top natl,. wide magazine. At the comple- tion of his recitation, Mr. showed samples of the rough layout's, sketches" and paste-up's of the original work that went into this project. Lee Taylor ,high school prll- Lee Taylor, high school princi' ing to the club members all the facts concerning the local school building project. Mr. Taylor eX- plained the need for a new build- ing, what it would consist of how much it would cost family per year in taxes. Connolley, a school board ber, accompanied Mr. Taylor. Mrs. Johnson called the meet. ing to order. Mrs. Loren Holm read the minutes and called the roll. Mrs. ,Dean Cates gave treasurer's report. Mrs. Bill Dittu (continued on page 12) Latham Fire Department and the Macon County Farm Bureau. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Gloria, wife of William Kiick, of Downers Grove, Ill., and Carolyn, wife of William Miller, Jr., of Latham; and five grandchildren. The remains were removed to the Dawson & Wikoff funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sat. urday, Oct. 7th. Interment was made in Fair- lawn Cemetery, Decatur. SANDI SOUTHERN IN CHEERLEADERS CLINIC Sandi Southern, of Latham, ar Illinois State Normal University senior, at Normal, will be one of the university cheerleaders assist- ing with the cheerieading clinic for high school cheerleaders on Saturday, Oct. 14. Some 1,250 high school cheer- leaders are expected on the un- iversity campus for the clinic. (Continued on page 2) KITCHEN BAND POTLUCK SUPPER Noted Poet Carl Sandburgl The Sil-Tennial Kitchen Tuesday members and their families will have a potluck supper on evening, Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Home. The event will be honoring one of the band members, Mrs. Lee and her husband, who will in the near future to Missouri make their home. Members bring own table service. Cake drink will be furnished. On Saturday evening, Oct, the band will play for 15 minute: programs, at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:a0, at the Maroa-Forsyth High Homecoming and Carnival. Members please meet at the north side oiWthe square by p.m. Saturday. In Mount Pulaski SPENT 4 HOURS AT COURTHOUSE SHRINE IN TELEVISION INTERVIEW Howard K. Smith, CBS Commentator, Was Participant bout 8 o'clock that morning. They immediately set up their equip. ment both inside and outside of the courthouse awaiting Mr.  Sandburg's appearance which was about 4:30. Following a "'take" by the cameraman from near the Mount Pulaskians were honored and thrilled Tuesday afternoon when it was learned that Carl A special meeting of the board of directors of the Mount ' Pulaski Township high school, will be held at the high school on Satur- day evening, Oct. 14, at 7:30. Anyono desiring further infor- mation relative to the proposed new addition is welcome to at. tend this meeting. Th first floor plan of the new addition is being printed in this issue. The second floor plan will be printed next week. The second floor plans show additional class rooms as well as an enlarged music department and other added facilities that will relieve the congestion of classes and other activities. HONOR D. J. JOYNT, kmerican spent four hours within :he walls of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Shrine in helping pre- pare a CBS television feature to be released sometime next Feb- ruary, added to the lustre of his visit. Howard IC Smith, well.known CBS news commentator, accomp- anied Mr. Sandburg, and did the interviewing of the noted poet, which will be a part of the tele- vision feature. A' CBS crew out of New York, which is spending considerable time on this outstanding feature, pulled into Mount Pulaski about 3:30. The original plan called for them .to start openation hem a- none else shall be forced Sandburg, dean of American from the same cup. I )oets, and Lincoln biographer, such will not be the vas in the city. Our times. Let's not have The fact that this outstanding taken from our land We learn to appreciate the of our Lord. Remember through His love and e live in such a land as 91, ON BIRTHDAY D. J. Joynt, 1047 W. Decatur St., Decatur, formerly of area recently celebrated his 91St birthday. A picnic was held in Scovil Garden to celebrate the occasion. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Joynt, Mr. and Mrs. Joynt, Mrs. Victor J. Durchholz, Jim Cooper, all of Decatur. Mr. and Mrs. George Owen children, Jan and Peg of Mr. and Mrs. James T. Martha Jane, Mary Beth and J. Smith of Lovington; Melinda and Kurt Durchholz, Farmington; Mr. and MrL Hall of Latham. Mr. and Mrs. Joynt celebrated their 64th wedding annlversa on Friday, Sept. 22. base of the flagpole of Mr. Sand- burg and Mr. Smith walking up to the courthouse and entering it, :he action moved to the "second floor of the building. In specially prepared interviews the camera and sound equipment were kept busy for about four hours, record- ing and retaking the special in- terviews by Howard Smith of Mr. Sandburg, relating to local Lin- coln lore. James Hickey of Elkhart, who is curator of the Lincoln Library in Springfield, accompanied the party here. Mr. Sandburg, who despite his 86 years, is still a very alert and active personage, i stopped at the Hickey home be. tween Mount Pulaski and Elkhart for a "catnap" of some 15 rain, utes, so he claimed. , ]=dge Of Freedom we should with thank- first honor and serve and then roll up our dig in to save that every way possible; our children to uphold the laws set down to and to show due re- honor to those dedicat- aaid laws in force, to COMPLETES TRAINING AT HEAD OF CLASS Tom Sather, who recently com- pleted a course of instruction in Interior Communications Electric- ian at Great Lakes, was one of the 25 honor students out of 300, and was first in his class. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herloph Sather. on page 14)