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I--TIMESoHEWS. Mount Pulas IlL. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 2. 1961 SCHOOL ELECTION-- (Continued from page 1) addition called for four class- rooms, kindergarten, gym, cafe- teria and bus depot. However, an- other bond issue in 1951 for $95- 000 was necessary in order to complete the building. This car- Tied 396 to 205. This made the issue a total of 90,000, $5,000 more than the issue that failed. In the mntime building costs had con- thlued to climb, resulting in an additional cost to the taxpayers. Grade Facilities Ample The facilities at the grade ahool are now in excellent con- dition as the result of three add- itjmlal class rooms having been bQUt onto the 1951.adition. These rooms which were needed tO take care of a gradually in- creasing enrollment, were all t without a bond issue. The depot was converted into a classroom and two other rooms were built, one on the northwest corner of the building, and the other on the northeast corner. grade school, with an en- ent of 360, has room for a considerable increase before be- cranlped. 00TING PANEL AT (00rOBIIR P-TA THURSDAY The regular meeting of the Mr. Cons. grade school PTA WaS held Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 pan. The Flag was presented Cub Scouts Richie Schroth and Dlttus. The invocation was given by the president, Mrs. Scott Fellows. The main feature of the meet- ing was a panel discussion on *,npetition versus Participation" ,Ith Kenneth Johnson as moder- ator. Dan Handlin, Lincoln at- talmey, Wayne Wettman, district perintendent of BMA and John West, grade school coach, were on panel The discussion proved interesting. Taylor, principal of the Pulaski Township high explained the proposed addition. Lanterrnan's 3A grade re. the attendace award and the surprise package award b/r the highest (54%) of parents had paid their membership PTA. Hostesses for the evening were Mothers of 6A and lB. The Weather Fritlay, Oct. 27 found the tem- perature at 40 degrees, partly cloudy, windy. Sun appeared for short intervals during A.M., final- ly getting thru clouds by noon, gild warming area to near 60 . Saturday began with rain and mercury reading of 58 degrees. day remained cloudy and .rainy. Temperature reached to- ward the 70 degree reading, but cooled with rain. Thunder and again. to standard time this morning and a temperature of about 60 degrees. Warmed to a degree of about 72 hn this area. Was a beautiful day and folks tooks advantage of it visiting or Just a drive thru and view the beauti- Scenery. Mcmday started with a 60 de- temperature and tired mer- oary as the reading never went 64 all day. Was raining r but quite shortly after day- Remained cluody all day. Mo precipitation in evening. Tuesday the 30th, the last day of October and also beautifully with a 48 de- temperature and sunshine. cloudy weather moved back about 9 aan. for about an hour then the sun was out again. Wednesday opened a new mon- th, November, and the day dawn- with a 50 degree temperature, cloudy sky and a mild breeze. fog remained several hours aS the day grew darker. Light rain began about 8 aan. and the temperature reached about 56. What a change! This Thursday a very high wind blowing, breaking thru clouds and a tmnperature of 65 at daybreak. 8:30 Lm. temperature is 71 . SCULLY ESTATE VALUED AT $7,184,408 An inventory of the estate of Thomas A. Scully, Lincoln, one of the states wealthiest tenant- farm landlords, was filed in the Logan County Court at Lincoln listing his personal property and real estate at $7,184,408. Mr. Scully died July 2. He wa, a son of a one-time Irish peer, the late Lord William Scully who owned one-half million acres of land at one time. The inventory shows $2,884,408 in personal property, excluding cash, and $4.3 million in real m es- tate. Scully's will listed 12,000 acres of Logan county farm land worth $4 million when filed last July. Mr. Scully was willed 92,000 acres of farm land by his fath- er. That land consisted of 31,711 acres in Logan county. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Harry P. and Dorothy Kerns, et al, to Vernon and Iris Voelker, for $4350, lot 14 block 1, in H. C. Girtman's Addition to Mt. Pulaski. Thomas F. and Gladys Payne of Mt. Pulaski, to Melvin Payne, lot 11, block 24, city of Mount Pulaski. MARRIED 25 YEARS WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8, 1961 Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schrish. uhn, Sr., 'Mount Pulaski, will quietly observe their 25th wed- din g anniversary on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1961. Edna Leffler of Lincoln, and Donald Schrishuhn of Chestnut, were married in Chestnut, Nov. 8, 1936, by Eugene Kretzinger who was then a justice of the peace. They are parents of three sons, Donald, Jr., at home, Robert Dale Mt. Pulaski, and Airman 3d Class Victor Schrlshuhn, stationed at the Air Force Base in Rantoul. SEMI-ANNUAL SESSION HELD AT BLUE MOUND The semi-annual session of the Rebekah District Ass'n. 17, was held at Blue Mound, Tuesday evening, Oct. 31. The following officers were in- stalled: Beatrice Parker, Presi- dent; Gladys Shafer of Weldon, vice-president; Mrs. Francis My- rick, of Rebekah Central 313, Mt. Pulaski, musician; Mrs. Harve Robinson, Page; Mrs. Dean Wil- ham was appointed to the Fin- ance Committee, and Mrs. Harold i Thornton is in charge of publicity.  at mmm.N.wL Carol Gilbert, 52, Glen Ellyn, Died; Formerly of Latham Private funeral services for Mrs. N. H. (Carol) Gilbert, 52, Glen Ellyn, Ill., were held Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. in Glen Ellyn Congregational church. Burial was made in the Glen Ellyn cemetery. Mrs. Gilbert, formerly of La= tham vicinity and Decatur, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 1961, in Billings Hospital, Chicago. Decedent was born Dec. 22,[ 1908, a daughter of Albert M. and I Clara Swehn Hanselman, who liv- ed on the old Hanselman farm about 6 miles east of Moun Pul- :aski, between Chestnut and La. tham. Many years ago the family]l moved from the Laenna town- I ship farm and iQcated in Decatur. I Here, Carol atended school. She was a graduate of the National Kindergarten College in Evans- ton. In Chicago during the year 1931, she married N. H. Gilbert and they resided in Glen Ellyn the past 30 years. Decedent was a mem2)er of the Congregational church of Glen Ellyn and the Flower Club in that city. Besides her husband, she is sur- vived by three sons, Bruce and Jan, of Glen Ellyn, and Gregg of New Mexico; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert M. Hanselman of De- catur; two grandchildren; and one brother, Horace Hanselman, of Decatur. PANCAKE AND FRESH SAUSAGE SUPPER NOV. 12 A pancake and fresh sausage supper, sponsored by the Chest- nut Fire Department, will be held Sunday, Nov. 12, 1961 at the  Chestnut school cafeteria. Serv- ing will start at 5 p.m. Donations are adults $1.00 and children 50c. The public is invited. (11-9) LIBRARY CLUB WILL MEET MEET TUESDAY, NOV. 7th The Library Club will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m., in the library club room. Mrs. Steve Southern of Chestnut will present a program on the many hobbies she enjoys including, painting, making of plaques, and artistic arrangements. This promises to be an interesting" program. Sharon Wachter will provide the music. Miss Marie F-ns is chairman and will be assisted by Mrs. Os- car Auer, Mrs. John Stoll, Mrs. Ellis Downing and Mrs. Carl Mill- er. Little or Big Accounts . . They All Count With Us!" Every account, regardless of size, is equally welcome here.., gets the same careful attention, commands the same helpful, friendly service. Our aim: to make banking here a pleasure ! Little, but oh my, how these savings accounts started for youngsters do grow.., all the faster, of course, because of our interest, currently at 3To NOTE OF THANKS l after the birth of our We wish to thank all our neigh- [ Beverly Sue. bors. relatives and friends for the Donald and Ruth McCormi._  cards, gifts and food given to us{ DR. HERBERT F. LENZ AND DR. LOUIS W. LENZ EYES EXAMINED Glasses Prescribed . Contact Lenses 510 BROADWAY LINCOLN, ILLINOIS LEN2 CHEVY CORVAIR FIRST PRIZE FOR THIS AREA ONLY | I . WATCHES Presto HOT DOGGERS I SLICER SERVERS HAMILTON m'zap00'00"z'.4mn Ask'your dealer for an official entry blank or mail him this ad with your name and address and he will marl you one. Come in soon--- there's absolutely no obligation. SEE THE SlEGLER OIL HOME HEATER with SUPER FLOOR HEAT and enter the SIE(3LER SWEEPSTAKES at THE FARMERS BANK _, STAHL HARDWARE Mr. PULASKL ILLINOIS