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L Wtble uot observe h tim same kind of senti. feeling that our Pilgrim ill do pau for this brief and  the time-old in tme form or other. again oae of the most D tim of the year that together with loved on are unable to be with L k perso we e very much them in spirit as memories the  happy, Dd. h m't only at Thanksvtng :e have cause to give  ewn7 day could well be a gl,tng thanks. do In many, many thmak:ful for day aft- if we woukl only pause matter what bad breaks" he m usually find fca worse off, ff one ouly look outside his own that i8 a minor ream for me of uum- that lUvid are with is amlle cause for be health--it ma T be of the two, health bo the gnteat realms for man oG with ff he ',lLts dollarL seeking for that of all humms desir. recmmm, fos in tevm of health than In tl material things  ibm oU fel- h, and wealth have Omu heU sur. by knmd onto might wen feeling of whoo'er your are, you be, you wiU fl blessings to he thankful be that a loved mm is frmn the family circlo-- wm  doepllr mUmd. tho greater the loss. one has to be thankful wme Mamd wltb that at let foa taein p. again with the men.r; m qrlt. fo a while ml the many Udngs that have heen your fortune, and your ecmse for and thankfulne will NELSON ROGERS BURNED Nelson Rogers, city, was to St. Clara's hospital on Sunday morning, of burns on her ab- and an injury to ler right Rogers was burned When cooker she was using Her arm was injured she slipped and fell when tXplosion occurred. DATES Leggett Closing Out 5 miles west of Mt. Pul- Elkhart blacktop, then Iile north. Gene Howe and Fuller, auctioneers. Closing Out Sale of Drake Estate, 3 miles of Latham; 5 miles north Nianttc on blacktop. Gene Chart Fuller, auctioneers. .Out Farm Sale Brooker, west of Mt. Janeffe Baumann Married Sunday Af Zion Lufheran Rev. Martin Rothe Officiated At Impressive Ceremony Miss Janette Marlene Baumann, /i* i VOL. 59 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1961 NO. 19 :: The double ring ceremony was performed by the pastor of the church, Rev. Martin Rothe, be- fore an altar banked with palms and decorated with bouquets of purple and white pompoms. The organist was Miss Kath- leen Wiechman of Flanagan, Ill., and Miss Beth Myrick, New Hol- land, fluitist, played "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring" and "The Lord's Prayer'", the latter while the couple knelt at the altar The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor-length gown of silk mist taffeta. The em- pire bodice and long tapered sleeves were fashioned of chan- tilly lace with delicate traceries of tiny seed pearls. The controlled skirt featured appliques and a lace paneled back that fell into a chapel train. Her fingertip silk llusion veil was held with a crys- tal crown. Her jewelry was a single strand of pearls, gift of the groom. She carried a white leather hymnal topped with white stephanotis centered with a lav- ender orchid, and carried a hand- kerchief trimmed with lace from her grandmother's wedding dress and fashioned by her godmother, Miss Amelia Baumann. Miss Patricia Cooper was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Janice Grathwohl and Miss Judith ,Continued on page 5) Junior Class Scored Big Hit In Annual Play A large crowd attended and thoroughly enjoyed the Junior Class Play, "No More Homework" presented at the high school gym on Friday evening, Nov. 17. Members of the cast had been well selected for the humorous situations involved, throughout l the three acts. The play was the story about students of a small high .school, taking over the teaching, staff when the teachers became ill. The teachers were portrayed by Jo Ann Van Hook, Ruth Stogdell, Alana DeMuth, Larry Noo, Terry Lanterman, Steve Martin. The stu- dents were: Cam Moore, acting principal: Bruce Walcott, Cheryl Sutton, Carol Dillisaver, George Washbond, Randy Rogers and John Kilhoffer. Others in the cast were: Wilma Schmidt, Sam Bald- win, Sandy Musick, and Lloyd Burdick. The director, D. I., Willison, did an excelllent job. The student director was Elva Gordon. Others l who assisted with the play were: Prompter, Karen King; Stage Manager, Ernest Goodwin; Pro- perties, Vicky Passmore; Lighting, Larry Collier; Ushers, Kaye Coop- er, Wayne Downing, Richard Durchhholz and Gayle Handlin., Every member of the cast could be heard well in any port of the gym and the play was a fine pro- duction. CHESTNUT CHURCH TO HOLD SMORGASBORD The Methodist church of Chest- ed at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. James Jackson, north of La- tham, to help with the harvest- ing of their corn crop. They brought corn pickers, tractors and wagons and in a short time had the corn husked and put into the crib. Those in the group were: Dean Clayton, Charles Voile, Everett Stoll, Harold Stoll, Albert Lillich, Orval Taylor, Bob Taylor, Dale Taylor, Albert Anderson, Ab- ner Jackson and Roy Jackson, the latter two from Springfield. At noon the wives of these men took food to the Walnut Grove school and everyone enjoyed a very delicious dinner. Mrs. Ray Letterle and Mrs. Gus Luebke al. so assisted with serving the din. net. Men who had helped previous- ly are Julian Sams, Gus Luebke and Earl Jackson. On October 26 Jim fell a short distance from a ladder and broke his left heel. Just two years ago he fell from a corn crib and frac- tured his right heel. Does anyone have a parachute? METHODIST BAZAAR AND LUNCHEON Remember the Methodist Ba. zaar and noon luncheon Thurs. day, Nov. 30, at the church. A variety of articles will be on display for your Christmas Gift buying. Also, a Grab Bag will be featured with gifts selling from, 10c to 25c, but worth much more. Chilliburgers, a variety of sal- ads, pie and coffee, will be serv- ed. Selling will start at 10 a.m. and will close at 4 p,m. Members are asked to get their Bazaar and food articles to the church early. The public is invited to attend. Bill Stoutenborough In Who's Who List Billy Roger Stoutenborough, of Kenney, a senior at Millikin Uni- versity, Decatur, was one of 20 Millikin students who have been selected to membership in Who's Who Among College Students, in American Universities and Col- leges. To be eligible for selection stu. dents are required to be either a junior or a senior. They are chos- en on the basis of (1) scholar. ship, (2) participation and lead- ership in academic and extra- curricular activities, and (3) cit. izenship and service to the school. ! CO...CTING DISCARDED GLASSES AND FRAMES Officers of the Jabez Capps Barracks, Mt. Pulaski, have ap- pointed Miss Sciota B, Horn as chairman in Mt. Pulaski Town- ship, to collect discarded glasses and frames, to be re-processed and given to adults and children needing them. Take same to the home of Miss Horn, or leave at Connolley Drug Store. Please give this your at- tention. Cage Season To Open nut, is sponsoring a reservation Smorgasbord, Thursday, Nov. 30, Mount Pulaski high's cagers in the church dining room. Serv- will open the 1961-62 season ing will start at 5 p.m. here, Friday night of this week Reservations may be made by when they entertain the Harts. calling Mrs. Robert Myers, Beas- burg cagers in two games, start. on, Phone 12X12, or, Mrs. Ralph ing at 6:45. Aughenbaugh, Chestnut, Phone Then on Tuesday night, Eisen. 796.5261. Reservations should be bower of Decatur, will be here for made by noon, Monday, Nov. 27. two The Parish Hall in the new St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Mount Pulaski, was the scene of their first Annual Bazaar and Food Sale on Saturday, Nov. 18. At noon, and again in the even- rag, many were served plenty of appetizing food. The Thanksgiv. ing theme was prevalent. Many articles were purchased at the Gift Shop and Kountry Kitchen. Father Edward M. Krewer and the members of the congregation are truly grateful for the wonder. ful patronage of this first effort to make money to finish the work still needed in the Parish HalL There was a fine community spir- it. Many years ago St. Thomas Aquinas members held Bazaa in the old Scroggin Opera .House, and found it rewarding then, al though prices were much lowel then than now. Not many are left to remember those days. Frances McCubbin Wed Sunday At Mechanicslburg Miss Frances E. McCubbin, of Mr. and Mrs. Paul McCubbin of Buffalo, became the bride of Benjamin L. Hickman on Sunday, Nov. 12, 1961, in the i Mechanlcsburg Christian Church. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Paul Rhodes of Riverton. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length taffeta and lace gown, styled with a square neckline and Short sleeves. She wore short lace mitts and a finger.tip veil. She carried a cascade bouquet of minltature mums and carnations. Miss Paula McCubbin was her sister's maid of honor. She wore / street length dress of moss green taffeta and velvet with a square neckline. The back fea- tured tucking and two self mater. ial roses at the waist. The best man was Bill Mc. Cubbin, brother of the bride. Ush- ers were George Bell, Lelmar Rog. ers and Noel Brak. The mothers of the couple wore white corsages. A reception followed in the church basement. The bride is a graduate of the Mount Pulaski Township High" school and is employed at the First National Ban. P-TA BAKE SALE ON DECEMBER 16th Members of the grade schooi P-TA saw the film "Invisible Enemy", at their regular meet- ing last Thursday, Nov. 16. The movie gave information on fall- out shelters, and care of victims of atomic war. A question and answer period with Dick Mueller as moderator followed the movie. Mrs. Lanterman's room, 3A, too the attendance record. Hostesses for the evening were mothers of the afternoon kindergarten class and Rooms 4A and AB. The in- vocation was given by Mrs. Scott Fellows. During the short business meet. ing plans were made for a bake sale to held Saturday, Dec. 16th. Sell it with a Classified Ad in .News. On Way To School Janice K. Shull, formerly of Mount Pulaski and Chestnut, who moved to Bloomington ven years ago with her parents, and lived at 712 So. Bunn St. was killed Monday, Nov. 20, 1961 at 8:15 a.m., when thrown from  father's auto following a co at Clinton and Miller Sts., BI0, ington. Janiee, a 13-year.old ton Junior high school daughter of George Thomas Lillian Irene Hanslow Shull, w taken to the Mennonite by the fire department squad and pronounced dead upon arrival. The Bloomington Pantagraph of Tuesday morning carried the fol, i i : lowing story concerning the acel- dent: "The Shull car, traveling east on Miller, collided with a ninth- bound car driven by Leonard C Woelfel, 34, of 711 E. BisselL Shull girl, riding in the front next to her father, was from the car, her head the side of the Woelfel au bile, police stated. After the the Woelfel car hit a parked owned by Donald Keen, Weldon. Mr. Shull was taking his da ghter -and two other gtrl "1 school at Bloomington Jr. School. Mr. Shull, out of the ear, was report only slightly injured. The other passengers, Rider, 822 S. Bunn, and Meffi Jane Horine, 726 S. Clayton, w shaken up, but apparently seriously injured. The girls, both 13 years old, were riding in back seat of the Shull car. There are no traffic signs at the intersection. Curtis Gilberts will schedUle  inquest. The Shull 1951 model considered a total loss. the Woelfel 1961 auto was mated at $600. The parked also a 1951 model, suffered damage, police Janice K. was born Feb. 24, n Lincoln, Ill., a daughter George Thomas ShuH and ] Irene Hanslow Shull, of Pulaski. From Mount Pulaski i family moved to a place Whitney Hill, west of and seven years ago located Bloomington. She was an grader at Bloomington Jr. School. She was a mere| School band, and the Church. Besides her parents, rived by one brother, at home; her and Mrs. Charles H. Mount P, and Mr. (Continued on page Holi00 Dance At .... ed by the Mount Pulaski ship High School Band held at the Tomlinson Cemer, Saturday, Nov. 25, 8:30 to 11:30 pan. aires from the high furnish the music. A trio eornpm of Kafka, Sue Ingram Prather, will sing The pubHe is tend this dance. $1.00  for slngles and couple. Yon may m from any band member. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wil- I helm Baumann, living southeast l of hit. Pulaski, became the bride[GOod Neighbors JANICE K. SHULLI 13l FORMER of William Lee Hinrichs, sen of I Christian and the late GiennalHarvest Corn RESIDENT, KILLED IN CAR CRA Hinrichs, of Martinton, Ill., in aFor Neighbor .... - very impressive ceremony at the CATHOLIC BAZAAR, Tragedy Occurred zion Lutheran Church, Sunday, On Wednesday, Nov. 15, a group Monday Morning Nov. 19, 1961 at 3 p.m. of neighbors and friends gather- 00UPPER, SUCCESS