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14--TIMES-NEWS, Mount Pulaski, ilL, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1961 I.gCTIONS-- . (Continued from page 1) ach all citizens to wear their | of Freedom with great and to defend to the death right (and every other citiz- el) to wear it, and to live as a Christian nation by befriending thase in need, not just as a mat- ter of keeping them on our side, because we truly love them, n we won't have to scream at !the top of our voices thaf we are Christian nation - for by our ts they shall know usI) Town Appropriately Named How appropriate our town was named for this great man. He was quite a religious fellow and else would" you find so churches in a town the size Of Mount Pulaski; the Count for the little guy and so namesake town extends a hand to those in need. Pulaski has been dead 182 as of Wednesday, Oct. 11, his memory lives on and continue to do so as long Freedom lives and such will Mount Pulaski's future. The final resting place of Count Pulaski is unknown. I'm grave will never be desecrated by + tourists, souvenir or careless writers of He belongs to all of us, only we the inhabitants ol mhia namesake town, but to every citizen who truly appreciates the love of a fellowman who will- +his life that we might you Friend Pulaski. willing you have not died in Latham And Communnty News ,, m,. G. n.00e. s,. Last Wednesday, Mrs. Scott Fel- a very interesting les- silk screen painting, in Fire House, to mere- .Of the Latham Home Bureau attending were: Mes- Barrels, Seefeldt, It- Howe, Taylor, Cow- IAllich and Miss Jewell Lil- She demonstrated how to I make frames and patterns, and[ .handed drew a pattern of a[ Ale and te word greeting I a Christmas Card, and from I pattern she made some love- J of different colored con- paper. Latham unit is proud to have Mrs. Fellows U & member as Well as an in- as she is one of two in Logan county to do this Mr. and Mrs. Earl Anderson of Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. Rotz of Topeka, Kmls., guests of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar While visiting here Mr. Mrs. Beaver took them on interesting tours - visiting places of interest. Ma. Wilbur Seefeldt-visited on with Mr. and Mrs. Albert and Mrs. Ethel Reiter- Mrs: Verne Lee Garri- sons, of Kirkwood, Me., Mn and Mrs. Larry Garrison visited in the home and Mrs. Verne Garrison. will enter the service Oct. Edna Reiterman and twins Alberta, of Mt. Pulas. in the home of the Reiterman's Sunday. Mrs.+ J. W. Smith and lldren of Decatur, visited O. G. Howe's, St., Sun- and Mrs. Don Howe and Warrensburg were also evening Mr. and Mrs. Howe, Linda, Randy and Donna, called on Mr. and Mrs. O. Howe, St. and Mrs. R. C. Buckles and Susan and Londa, in Lincoln Sunday. M2s. George Shimer left Mon- for a two weeks visit with daughter, son-in-law, and Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lehn, Fla. We are glad to welcome a neighbor in Lake Fork Township, Baby Rentmeister. The children's choir of Latham Church, sang Sunday Everyone enjoyed their song, "Sweet Faces". t WILLIAM BECI'BS FUNERAL SERVICES Funeral services for William P. Beckers, 81 years old, prominent Kankakee business man and church leader, who died Oct. 4, 1961, in St. Mary's hospital at Kankakee, were held Friday, Oct. 6, 1961, at 2 p.m., in the iFrst Evangelical United Brethren chur- ch, that city. He was a member and leader in the recent construc- tion of a new church building. Mr. Beckers was born Sept. 8, 1880, in Mount Pulaski, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Beckers. He grew to manhood in Mount Pul- aski and was married to Ida B I R T H S evening and was removed in the I cules, David Davis; Schahl ambulance to ALM hos-t Johnson; Craig Moore, Jim A son was born Saturday, Oct. pital for treatment, i go; Mr. Moore, Ray Smith; 7 in Memorial Hospital, Spring- I Del Marshall, Ron Bell; field to Mr. and Mrs. William ELKHART JUNIOR PLAY /Marv, MarshaJones; Miss Rentraeister of Mt. Pulaski area. FRIDAY NIGHT. OCT. 20 ] Suza'nne Verban. Twin sons were born recently in Rock Island to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Haskins. The father is also a twin and grandson of Mrs. Floyd Weckel and the late Floyd Weckel of Rock Island. The babies are greatgrandsons. Word of the birth of the twins was received in Mt. Pulaski by a relative, Mrs. Vernita Wachter. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne C. Buse of Chestnut are parents of a son, Brendan Lynn, born Tuesday, The Junior Class of Elkhart high school will present the 3- act comedy, "Just Ducky," in the school gTm, Friday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m. The cast of characters is: Mr. Maxwell, David Doom; Mrs. Maxwell, Mariett McCue; Betty Lou. Anita Bohn; Bernadine, Con- nie Wise; Wilbur. Jim Follis; Her- Clearance Prices ON HI-FI's & STEREO STAHL'S Storkman, here, Oct. 2, 1901. The Sept. 26, at the ALM hospital. couple marked their 60th wedding The infant has two brothers, anniversary this year. [Robert Warren and Darren Mr. and Mrs. Beckers moved lWay de- Grandparents are Mr. and to Kankakee in 1921 and have I Mrs. Warren Mosier, Lincol,, and resided there since. For the past [Mrs. Freda Buse, Lincoln. 36 years he has been president Mr. and Mrs. Dave Creager of of the Kankakee Investment Co., Chicago, are parents of a daugh- Inc. Surviving are his wife, a dau- ghter, Mrs. Margarette Sullivan, of Champaign, a brother John H. Beckers of Kankakee, and two grandddaughters. Attending funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. Abner Jackson and son George, of Springfield; Mr. and Mrs. James Jackson, Latham, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jackson, Mount: Pulaski. CONSOLIDATED GRADE SCHOOL LUNCHES, OCT. 16- 20 Mondcry--Hot beef on bun, but- tered peas, carrot stick, banana salad, milk. Tuesdow--Ham and beans, let- tuce salad, apple crips, bread and buttter, milk. Wednesday-- Barbequed ham-i burgers, cream corn, sliced peach, i es, milk. Thursdm/--Chicken and dress- ing, green beans, heavenly hash, : bread and butter, milk. Friday -- Salmon croquettes, buttered mixed vegetables, fruit gelatin, cookie, milk. ter, born on the grandfather's, Raymond Creager's birthday, which was Sept. 30th. HOSPITAL NEWS Mrs. Ethel Haynes, Cooke and Marion Sts., was removed to ALM hospital Friday afternoon in the Schahl ambulance, for medical care. Theresa Penner, 14-months'-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Penner was admitted to the St. John's Hospital in Springfield, on Saturday, for examination and medical treatment. Everett Brooker, Elkhart, was admitted to ALM hospital, Sun- day, for medical attention. Three Chestnut residents enter- ed the ALM hospital: Mrs. Harold Armstrong and Ralph Donnan en- tered Saturday for medical care and Clifford Leimbach entered on Sunday for surgery. Mrs. Emma Leisman, Chestnut who will be I00 years old in Jan- uary, fell in her home Sunday "Isn't it fun to romp on u00rm, cozy floors?" give your family a healthier, happier, u'mer JlEI3 OIL HOME HEATER Stahl Hardware MOUNT PULASh ILLINOIS i I DR. HERBERT F. LENZ DR. LOUIS W. 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