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gN.- Sealed Bids E F L E C T I @ N S vven By ]EL J. Wible On H.S. Bonds At Nov. 9 Meeting community which was so Sealed bids will be received by 1  in the Sil- the Board of Education, Mt. Pul- pageant, aski Township High School Dis- trict No. 28, Logan, Sangamon, again exemplified last Macon and I)eWitt Counties, Ill- when the community inois, until 8:00 o'clock P.M., Cen- placed its stamp the future of the commun- far as its educational out- concemecL residents of the connun- (and wheel we say ommun We mean not only the folks live in Mount PulaskL but in the  ,,round us, the towns that have interest with us -- in words, those who share our facilities). vote Satmy that their schoof s3-m of prime imanda of concern to 'chem. board of educaUon present- plcms in an open manner, Just what the new mldl- Would offer in increased fa- / prospective cost was fully to the best of their tral Standard Time, on Thursday, November 9th, 1961, at the Mt. Pulaski Township High School Building in Mt. Pulaski, Illinois, for the purchase of the voted bonds of the District. The bids will be publicly open- ed and read at the above time and place, and the bonds award- ed on the basis of the lowest in- terest cost to the District, de- termined by computing interest to maturity at the rate or rates specified by the bidder. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informal- ities in bidding, Bids should be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked on the outside: "Bid for Bonds," and may be mailed or delivered to Mr. Charles Anderson, Secretary of the Board, of Education, at Mt. Pulaski, Illinois, or may be pre- sented in person up to the hour of 8:00 o'clock P.M. at the meet- ing of the Board to be held on the above date at Mt. Pulaski Township High School Building in Mt. Pulaski, Ill. TAYLOR OF BOTH LEGS Trmuq00rt Truck Smashed Into Tractor On Route 54 Jesse Taylor, 53, who was run were thus cvea a clear to JESSE lkr, and how expensive it be. expresstoa of Votms was expressed by an 7 to I majority. now places on the should- bomsd of education, the spousmty of out the auzadate of these over Thursday afternoon, Oct- 26, by a big transport truck, on Rte. -w up to them to make 54, north of the Hahn Motel, had they "painted", allv- both his legs so severely tractur- vital reality, ed that it was necessary to am- putate them about six inches be- low the knees. VOL. 59 ! i RNA CONVENTION A large crowd attended the 47th Annual Convention of the Logan County Ass'n. of the Royal Neigh. bors of America on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the IOOF Hall in Mount Pulaski. Those attending were from Atlanta, Bloomington, Blue Mound, Chestnut, Decatur, Ken- i ney, LaSalle, Lincoln, Middle- town, New Holland, Petersburg and Ramsey. Middletown Camp #3025, was selected as hostess camp for the ensuing year. The elected county officers for next year are:, County Oracle, Marjorie Heyens of Middletown County Past Oracle, Ethel Hu$chison, Mount Pulaski County Vice-Oracle, Jane Bell, New Holland County Chancellor, Ruby Free- man, Lincoln County Recorder-Receiver, Mary Ellis, Middletown The officers were installed dur- ing the afternoon. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1961 NO. 16 SUFFERS LOSS IN ACCIDENT 2OO TEEN.AGERS AT RECORD HOP HIGHLY COMP00 Almost 200 teen-agers attended the Record Hop at the Tomlinson Recreatior Center on Friday even- ing, Oct. 27th. Lynn BObo, of radio station WPRC, Lincoln, was master of ceremonies, and from reports giv- en over the station this webk con'. KNEW Taylor, who is working for Wil- AS bur StolL was driving a tractor YOUNGSTER which Was pulling a wagon, on the highway, when a transport raemories were revived this truck, driven by Amos C. Wilk- the announcement by ing of Chebanse, struck the rear Kennedy that he had of the wagon, pushing it to one Amain H. Meyer, a side and pinning Taylor to his Lincoln resident, as Unit- tractor seat. Ambassador to Lebanon. He was rushed to St. Clara's Attain Meyer, father of the hospital in Lincoln in a Schahl pastor of the Ira- ambulance. Wilkings was un- Lutheran church in the injured. home town of Golden, State Trooper Robert Werner in. aany, many, years ago. It vestigated the accident and re- there that Rev. Meyer met his ported that two transport trucks Leona Buss, a daughter of were travelling in the same di- the pillars of the church, rection, when one abruptly turned out to pass the tractor and wa- knew young Armin when gon. The truck driver following a small boy. His fath- did not see the farm equipment mother both died rather in time to also swerve out, unut in life and Attain made too late. with .his two aunts in The truck driver was cited by He graduated from Lin- Trooper Werner for following too school, and also from closely, and he w fined in College in 19773. Tl.e 47- i Justice of the Peace Francis My- diplomat has had 18 rick's court, the amount of $15.00 in Middle East- and costs. He served in Cairo Years, Bagdad four, Beruit, and Afganistan for two H. F HASTINGS INJURED He is presently deputy IN FARM ACCIDENT secretary of state for H.E. Hastings, who residvaO. Eastern and South Asian a farm 5 miles southwest oI - rensburg, while unloading corn ab 3 p_m. Friday, had his HICKEY GAVE clothing to catch in the power- shaft on the corn dump. ADDRESS He was taken to the DMC hos- in the Schahl ambulance for D.C. X-ray and medical attention. It and Mrs. James Hickey and was found that several ribs were Julie, living in Elkhart broken, his right shoulder bruis- west of Mount Pulas- ed and one of his ears sustained home Monday from severe cuts. to Washington, D.C. Curator of the Lin- LATH GIRL AMONG Illinois State His- CHEEBLEADERS AT NORMAL Society, Springfield, had engagement at the During last week some of the in Washington central Illinois daily newspapers Oct. 26. His sub- carried pictures of cheerleaders in "Mary Todd Lincoln - the Illinois State Normal Uni- Portrait." This talk was versity at Normal. There are five before the wives of the girls in the picture, one of them and members of the Board a senior, Miss Sandi South- Internaion"al Ass'n. Latham, a special educa- Cream Manufacturers. director. NEW SCHOOL ADDITION OVERWHELMINGLY, 862 to 135 CIVIL DEFENSE TO FEATURE WOMAN'S CLUB MEETING The Mount Pulaski Woman's Club will meet Friday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. in the club room at the Muldoon building. Mrs. Eugene Kretzinger, president, will have charge of the business meeting. Mrs. Ellis Downing, Civil De- fense and Public Welfare chair- man, will present the program, Music will be furnished by the Sil-Tennial Belles chorus, directed by Mrs. Julian Sams. The speaker Mrs. Dale L. Ben. nett, of LaGrange, Civil Defense chairman of Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs, will talk a- bout the Federation's imerest in this very important subject of Civil Defense, and how it effects everyone. Mrs. Bennett will bring to the club many practical and helpful suggestions in what to do in an emergency, and how to prepare for it. This subject concerns all and should be listened to. Hostesses for November are:- Mesdames Joh Kiick, John Scheetz, Grace Couch, Herschel Emerick, George Armintrout, Os- car Beaver, J. B. Heft, Kenneth Howe, Glenn Rau, Otis Howe, Donald Huston, Fred Kiick, Ellis Quandt, C. A. Burgett, Herman Meyers, Robert Hays, Raymond I.nterman, Harry Lucas, Clar- Both Precincts Carried by Majo00 Of 7 to 1 And 5 to 1 The voters of Mount Pulas Township High School District No. 28, expressed themselves in no uncertain terms Saturday, Oct. 28, when they voted overwhelmingly to approve the $496,000 bond issue : for a new school addition. 862 voters placed their stamp of ap- proval on the project with only 135 voting against it. A total 997 votes were cast. The voting at Precinct No. 1, at the high school, showed votes being cast, with only against. At Chestnut, where polling place was the 115 votes were for, with only against .... With weather conditions ex, ::: tremety on the wet side, heaviest vote ever to be polled in a school election here turned out to give its approval by an un, : precented majority of 7 to 1. The heavy vote that [ : .... to pour in until closing 7 o'clock, had observers wonder- ing just what the unusual of the vote was going to :The campaign had been a quiet one with very little heard as to people's attitude. mus groups had had the new addition plans presented to them and thoroughly explained, and: one brochure was sent to ers. Generally a ceming the dance, parents should be pleased, as to the havior of the young folks. He paid a wonderful tribute to the teen- agers of Mount Pulaski and vicin- ity. FRANCES McCUBBIN TO BE D NOV. 12th Mis Frances McCubbin, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul McCub- bin, will be married on Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Christian Church i at Mechanicsburg at 2 p.m., to Benjamin L. Hickman of Mechan. icsburg. Friends are invited to attend the ceremony. ence E. West, John Biesemeier. EDWARD SHEEHAN APPOINTED LAKE FORK SUPERVISOR Edward Sheehan, who has been town clerk of Lake Fork town- ship, was appointed as supervis- or by the town board Monday, Oct. 30, to fill the vacancy creat- ed by the death of Albert Reiter- man. He will fill the unexpired term which runs until 1963. Jack Gasaway was appointed Town Clerk to fill that vacancy. SILVER DOLLARS GIVEN AS PRIZES AT ANNUAL HALLOWE'EN FROUC Over 300 Took Part In Masquerade At School Passing the grade school gym last Friday evening, passersby could see any number of ghosts, hobos, clowns, ballet dancers, and goblins, since it was the annual Hallowe'en party sponsored by the Junior Woman's Club and the Mount Pulaski Park Board. Over 300 well.behaved ddldren and adults were in attendance. After a parade around the gym, judging of the various groups took place. Judges having diffl. cult job of choosing from so many fine costumes, were, the Rev. and Mrs. Ray Zin, bit. and Mrs. Julian Sam.s, Mr. and Mrs. Rus. sell Curtis, Gene Cleax,, De, an Cat- es. John Biesemeier, ' Pick' Shan. le, Austin Schaffenacker, Ken- neth Johnson, Mrs. Harvey Davis, Jr., Mrs. Byron Downing, and Mrs. Fran Myrick. The winners of silver dollars were as follows:, Kindergarten: Fun. niest, Debbie McCaln; Prettiest Sina Beth Jolmsorr; Ugliest, David Meister; Most Original, Stan and Crystal Bucldes. ].st and 2nd Grades: Funniest Karen Horn; Prettiest, Sue Ann Kline; Ugliest, Greg Holmes; Most ;Original, Elizabeth West and Jane Talmage. 3rd and 4th: Funniest, Bobble Dittus; Prettiest, Rickie Mueller; Ugliest, Linda Dunn; Most Orig- inal, Dick Talmage. 5th and 6th: Funniest, Stuart Erlenbush; Prettiest, Cindy Muel- ler; Ugliest, Jim Zimmermann Most Original, Susan McGee. 7th and 8th, and Adults: Fun- niest: Christie Wagner; Prettiest, Christy MueIler; Ugliest, Pauline Bender; Most Original, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Naylor. Games of pin-the-tail on the donkey, bean bag toss, fish pond, fortune telling booth, were then enjoyed by the children. Climaxing the evening was the breaking of huge paper bags hanging from the ceiling, from which floated down hundreds of colored balloons. Candy bars and apples were passed out to one and all as they left the gym. Assisting the co-chairmen, Mrs. Robert "Pick" Shanle and Mrs. Jack Scroggin, were Mesdames Robert A. Scroggin, Gene Miller, Dean Cates, John Bender, Henry Frahk Buckles, Ray Letterle, Reno TorceHi, Ray Tobacchi, Kenneth Johnson, Melvin Singley, Edward Hickey, Jr., and Don Olsen. dicative of a "no" attitude. this election it was the --it was a tremendous sturming even the most of its supporters.  Bids for bonds are being for November 9, and it is that bids on construction can had by early spring. Grl School Issue in 1950 As a matter of record the school election for a new in 1948, failed the first time tailing $285,000. Then a i plan was the issue only in 1950, carried 374 to 221, ama; jority of only 153 votes. T / /i (Continued on page 12) WOULD APPRECIATE RETURN OF A substantial bench, green, standing in front of little brick home of Mrs. T. O. Snyder and Mrs. Robert (now deceased), at 224 S. ington St., was taken away day evening, Oct. 23, between 9:30 and 10 p.m. by Hallowe'en prank; sters. Through the many years it was never disturbed and the graciotm ladies gave invitations to thee : going up and down the hill to rest on it. - Now, I ask the city folks to me find it. Please look your yards. I will appreciate it very much. Mrs. Georgia Tribbett. P.S.- Many folks back for Sil.Tennial in July, rested on it and reminisced. WolooU Has Moved To New Location The Wolcott Gas and Soft er business office has moved the east side of the square into  the Froehlich building on .... northwest corner of the square, George Wolcott, owner, that the soft water plant, has been located on South Street, will also be moved the same building with all oper- ations under one roof.