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14 Z ::  7 x f i;- i PAP, E FOUR THE TIMES-NEWS, MT. ILLINOIS 'PWTTRSDAY. DECEMBER Newsy Portrayal of Local Happenings VISITORS IN CITY LAST FRIDAY William Schmalle. and August Newhaus and daughter Louise, of Hoyleton, Illinois, visited in the city last Friday with Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Niekrenz and family. Mr. Newhaus is a brother of Mrs. Nie- krenz, SUFFERED FROM BLOOD POISON Mrs. Fred J. Roth burned her right wrist Monday of last week on an electric iron, and later blood ]poisoning developed. She resumed her uties as operator at the telephone office Tuesday after an absence of five days. NEXT MEETING OF A. V. CLASS The next regular meeting of the A. V. Class of the Methodist Episco- eadchurch Sunday School will be on the evening of Tuesday, De- cember 13th, at the home of Mrs. George A. Voile on South Spring street. TWO LODGES WILL HOLD CHRISTMAS PARTY The members of the Odd Fellows and Rebekah lodges are making preparations to hold their anuual Christmas Party in Odd Fellows on Tuesday night, December 20th. The event is for all members and their families. There will be an exchange of gifts, a program, and treats. LATHAM CHOIR COMES HERE SUNDAY NIGHT The choir of the Latham Methodist Episcopal church will give the can- tata, "The Music of Bethlehem," at the Methodist Episcopal church in Mt` Pulaski Sunday evening, Decem- ber l lth. There will be no charge of admission, and everybody is cor- dially invited to attend. J)INNER AT M. E. CHURCH NEXT WEDNESDAY The third Wednesday of each month is the regular time for the Dinner to be. given by the Ladies' Aid Society of the Methodist Evisco- pal church, but on account of its nearness to the holidays, the ladies decided to hold the Dinner in the church basement on Wednesday, De- cember lath, serving to commence at 11 a. m. Everybody is cordially in- vited to attend. ADDLEMAN'S HERE ON BUSINESS TRIP Mr. and Mrs. Will Addleman, and daughter, Mrs. Earl Brooker, and her son Jack, of Joliet, Illinois, mo- tored to Mt. Pulaski Monday on a business trip. They were accom- panied by his brother, Roy Addle- man, of E1 Monte, California, who arrived in Joliet Sunday with the re- mains of his mother, Mrs. William O. Addleman, of Los Angeles. NEIGHBORHOOD CLUB ENTERTAINED On the evening of Wednesday, November 30th, the members of the Neighborhood Club were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Copeland at their home on East Cooke street. Five Hundred was played, the hon- ors being awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Allspach and John T. Her- shey. A delicious lunch was servecL The next club meeting will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Rupp on West Jefferson street. MRS. MARY V. FRYER 81 YEARS OLD SATURDAY Mrs. Mary V. Fryer, living on North Lafayette street, attained her 81st birthday anniversary on Satur- day, December 3d. Mrs. Fryer has been a resident of Mt. Pulaski for over forty years, and is well known and highly esteemed. In honor of the birthday occasion, Mrs. Fryer was given an enjoyable surprise by members of the Winners' Bible class of the Methodist Episcopal church Sunday School. GOOD WILL SOCIETY ELECTED OFFICERS The Good Will Society of the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church held their monthly meeting Monday afternoon, December 5th, at the home of Mrs. Paul E. Beidler on Marion street. After the business session the ladies played Five Hun- dred, the prizes being awarded to Mrs. Everett Nares, Mrs. Edward T. Goddard and Mrs. Frank Sams. The annual election of officers was held, resulting as follows: Mrs. Omer Potter, president; Mrs. Fred J. Roth, vice-president; Miss Mabel Sams, secretary; Mrs. Paul E. Beidler, treasurer. As Friday, December 9th, will be Gift Day at St. Clara's .hospital in Lincoln, the ladies voted tG give the hospital $5.00. The host- ess served a delicious lunch. COMFORT TACKING AT DOWNING HOME Neighbors and friends of Mrs. Ei- [is C. Downing gathered at her home two miles northwest of the city last Thursday morning, December 1st, with lots of good things for a pot- luck dinner, which was served at noon. Before night time they had made five comforts ready for the bed, Three of the comforts were lined with wool. The wool was pro- duced on the Downiv.g farm. Those 9resent were Mrs. John W. Rupp, Mrs. Edward Ryan, Mrs. Henry Dam- mermmm. Mrs. Sve S. Patterson, Mrs. Oswald Brooker. Mrs. Arthur Ridgeway, Mrs. August tIahn, Mrs. Henry C. Gruber, Mrs. Frank Cope- land. Mrs. Fern Cook, Mrs. Cecil Buckles, Mrs. Louis Mann, Mrs. Her- man Mann, Mrs. Roy Love, Mrs. Jasper Veech, Mrs. Floyd E. Down- iv, g, Mrs. Carl Lipp, Miss Dorthalene Helen Dammermann, Miss Rhoda Mac Veech, VISITING HERE AT HOME OF BROTHER Mrs. Donna I. Wood, of Mattoon, came to Mt. Pulaski several days ago to make an indefinite stay at the home of her brother, Robert N. Jones, on account of the sickness of Mrs. Jones. NEXT MEETING OF DORCAS GUILD The next regular meeting of the Dorcas Guild of St. John's Ev. Lu- theran church will be held Tuesday evening, December 13th, at the home of Mrs. Frank Talmadge on East Jefferson street. HERE ON VISIT WITH PARENTS Loren E. Harper, of Springfield, arrived in the city several days ago to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Harper. His mother, who has been sick with the flu, is now g'reazly improved. ATTENDED WEDDING IN WASHINGTON, ILLINOIS Miss Thelma Ebert, one of the Township High School faculty, was in Washington, Illinois, her home city, on November 26th, and attend- ed the wedding of Miss Helen Mae Ebert and Irvin L.. Kopp, of that city. SEWING CIRCLE MET WEDNESDAY The Sewing Circie of Zion Ev. Lutheran church met in the base- ment of the church Wednesday af- ternoon, December 7th, the hostess being Mrs. Herbert FlAke, who lives over five miles north of the city. LADIES' AID SOCIETY VERY GRATEFUL The Ladies' Aid Society of the St. John's Ev. Lutheran church feel very grateful to the public for the gener- ous donations and the/firre patronage accorded them at their annual Gift Shop held las Week. AFTERNOON CLUB TO MEET AT SMITH HOME The Tuesday Afternoon Club will meet on December 13th at the home of Mrs. George J. Smith on Belmont street. The club did not get to meet last Monday afternoon with Miss Clara Seyfer, as was first an- nounced, on account of her mother being sick. WOMAN'S CLUB WILL MEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON The Mt. Pulaski Woman's Club will hold its next regular monthly meeting in the American Legion rooms Friday afternoon, December 9th, the program being in charge of the Department of Music, of which Mrs. Lorah Z. Lipp is chairman. A detailed program was printed in the Times-News last week. MRS. MORRELL DEIBERT ENTERTAINED FRIENDS At her home on East Jefferson street last Saturday afternoon, De- cember 3d, Mrs. Morrell Deibert en- tertained a group of friends, Bridge being the diversion. The prizes were awarded to Mrs. Stanley Bowen, of Lincoln, Mrs. Eugene K. Connolley and Mrs. Dean Foster. MEETING OF AUCTION BRIDGE CLUB At her home on North Lafayette street on the afternoon of Wednes- day, November 30th, Mrs. Louis F. Myers was hostess to the members of the Auction Bridge Club. The prizes were awarded to Mrs. Brooks R. Aitchison and Mrs. Page Waddell. The next club hostess will be Mrs. C. M, Merriman, who will entertain at her home on North Vine street. LETTER RECEIVED FROM COLORADO Mrs. Kate Bender, living on North Belmont street, received a letter a few days ago from her daughter, Mrs. A. E. MacDonald, who resides in Greeley, Colorado, stating that the condition of her husband's health is much imcroved. Mr. MacDonald suffered two paralytic srokes about two years ago, and after being bed- fast for many months, is now able to get about on crutches. WILFORD SCROGGIN, JR., BROKE RIGHT ARM Wilford Scroggin, Jr., who lives across the street north of the Town- ship High School, went over to the school building Monday evening to attend the Junior class party. He was in one of the study halls and while walkin down an aisle be- tween desks, tripped on one of the flesk supports and fell to the floor striking his right arm so hard that it was broken in two places above the elbow. He was immediately taken to St. Clara's hospital in Lin- coln, where an X-ray examination was made, after which the arm was fret. Wilford was able to return Ihome that same night. D. W. CLUB MEMBERS ENJOY MEETING The regular meeting of the D. W. .Club was held on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 30th, at the home of Mrs. Louis Triebel, five miles northwest of the city, with :nearlv all members present, and a }few uests. Roll call was answered with a joke. After the business ses- sio three contests were indulged in, "the prizes being' awarded to Mrs. S. S. Patterson, Mrs. Clyde Snyder and Mr:;. Arthur Rklgeway. The hostess served a nice lunch. Club guests were Mrs. Mary Rentmeister and Mrs. Harold G. Tomlinson, the latter of whom got guest prize. The club ladies are making plans for their an- nual Christmas party, which will be held Wednesday, December 14th, at the home of Mrs. Charles Brooker on Nortgh Vine Congressman Ruth Bryan Owen of Florida, daughter of the famous Commoner, says the results of the election leaves no doubt that the people want repeal of the 18th Amendment, and that she is desert lug the drys. Mentioned as a pos- sible cabinet member, she smiles and says, "If called, 1 shall do my best for public service." CHRISTMAS PROGRAM DECEMBER 23 The Mt. Pulaski Christian church will give their Christmas program at 7:30 o'clock Friday evening, De- cember 23d. VISITED DAUGHTER IN GALESBURG Mrs. William E. Holmes and Mrs. B. H. Keck returned home Wednes- day from Galesburg following a visit of almost a week with the former's daughter, Mrs. Earl Godfrey. CHRISTMAS CANTATA AT METHODIST CHURCH "The Song of the Angels," Christmas Cantata, will be given a 7:30 o'clock Sunday evening, Decem- ber 18th, at the Methodist Episcopal church. COMMLNITY CHRISTMAS TREE ACTIVITIES The Community Christmas Tree this holiday season will be sponsor- ed by the Mt` Pulaski Woman's Club. Plans are under way to make it a big event, and further details will be published next week. EASTERN STAR WILL GIVE POT-LUCK SUPPER The Eastern Star wiff give a pot- luck supper in the Masonic hall on Monday evening, December 12th, o which all their families are in- vited. This will also be the regular lodge meeting night. W. C. I". U. MEETING NEXT TUESDAY The mext regular meeting of the W, C. T. U. will be held on Tuesday afternoon, December 13th, at the home of Mrs. John W. Rupp on West Jefferson street, with Mrs. J. Wayne Staley in charge. GOLDEN WEDDING IN SPRINGFIELD Mrs. Paul E. Beidler visited in Springfield Wednesday with her daughter, Mr W. E. Fry, and at- tended the golden wedding anniver- sary celebration of her soninlaw's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Fry. TEN ABOVE ZERO THURSDAY MORNING Thursday, December 1st, brought rather mild weather for this time of year, and this condition contin- 2ed until Wednesday, when the tem- )erature began taking a drop, and mrly Thursday morninr the ther- mometor registered 10 above zero. MRS. MARY E. SNYDER WAS QUITE SICK Mrs. Mary E. Snyder, residing at corner of Cooke and Vine streets, was taken sick Wednesday of last week, and on Thursday her condi- tion became so serious that all her children were notified, Mrs. P. E. Colvin, and Byron and Robert Sny- der, of Chicago, Lee Snyder, of Mil- waukee, Mrs. George Ginther, of New Holland, and Mrs. Hugh Bear- den, of St. Louis. All of them hur- ried to her bedside. By Saturday Mrs. Snyder was so much improved that the sons and daughters were able to return to their homes. This Thursday Mrs. Snyder is very much better. Part of her home is occu- pied by Mr. and Mrs. Roman Romer and family, who are caring for her. I !  l f! i EVERETT P. JARVIS TO OPEN ' $20,000 Paid Out By I1 rageay t.amms LOAN" OFFICE, SPRINGFIELD i Elkh t St d : .... i Local a"  tS The opening of a loan office in i Room 701, Ridgely-Farmers' bank On Thursday, December 1st, building, Springfield, has been an-Peoples Savings and Loan (Continued from page 1) I nounced by Everett P. Jarvis. The [tion of Mr. Pulaski paid to he7 head and face wounds. One ear was ahnost severed, and a deep cut was received on the jaw. Leland H. Todd and Miss Emma Awe were Seniors in Elkhart Com- munity High School, and Miss Helen Todd was a Sophomore. The young Feople were well known to many Lo- gan county residents, and the awful tragedy causes heartaches every- where, and the families have the sincerest sympathy of everyone. Leland Homer Todd. Leland Homer Todd was born near Galatia. Saline county, Illinois, July 31, 1915, beinr a son of Ivan and Naomi Wheeler Todd. He died between 4 and 5 o'clock Monday af- ternoon, December 5, 1932, follow- inga raih'oad crossing accident in Elkhart, Illinois. at the age of 17 years, 4 months and 5 days. Several years ago the family moved to Lo- gan county, and located on a Law- rence farm five miles west and one mile north of Mt. Pulaski, or about one mile east of the Plainview school, where Leland completed his grade school course, and had since been attending the Elkhart Commu- [nity High School. He was a fine l young man, studious and industri- [ous, and. had many friends. He was a member of the Mt. Pulaski Chris- tian church. At the time of his untimely death. Leland was aged 17 years. 4 months and 5 days. Besides his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Todd, Leland is survived by two brothers, Howard and Paul, and one sister, Helen Todd. Funeral services were held at the Christian church in Mt Pulaski at 2 oclock Wednesday afternoon, De- cember 7th, conducted by Rev. Bru- beck, pastor of the Elkhart Chris- tian church, assisted by the local pastor, Rev. J. Wayne Staley. The appropriate songs were sung by a mixed quartet composed of Miss Della Washburn, Miss Lois Copeland, B. A. Tyler and Frank E. Turley, the accompaniments being played by Mrs. Turley. There were many beau- tiful floral offerings, silent tokens of great love and respect. The capacity of the church was taxed to seat the large number of people attending the services, among them being the ,faculty and nearly the entire student body of the Elkhart Community High School. The interment was made in Mt. Pulaski cemetery. The pall bearers were Paul Hanahan, Ray and Roy Schilling, James Tay- lor and Eugene Theobald, all stu- dents of Elkhart Community High School, and John Kerschner, Jr., who attends Mt. Pulaski Township High School. Emma Lottie Alma Awe. Miss Fama Lottie Awe was the rely daughter of Frank and Freder- cka Hahn Awe, who reside on a 'arm six miles west and less than two miles north of Mt. Pulaski, in the Plainview school neighborhood. She was born near Lawndale, Illi- nois, September 24, 1915, and had al- ways made her home in Logan coun- ty. Miss Awe was so badly injured in the Elkhart railroad crossinir ac- cident after 4 o'clock Monday after- noon, December 5, 1932, that she died at 7:30 o'clock that evening at the Deaconess hospital in Lincoln. She was aged 17 years, 2 months and 11 days. Several years ago the Awe family moved from Lawndale vicinity to the present farm home about seven miles northwest of Mt. Pulaski. Af- ter completing her grade school work at the Plainvtw school, Miss Awe attended the Plainview school for six years, and then was a stu- dent in the Zion Ev. Lutheran church parochial school in Mt` Pulaski for two years. After this she bbcame a student in the Elkhart Community High School, and was in her Senior year. Miss Awe was a member of the Zion Ev. Lutheran church of Mr. Pu- laski. Her parent faithfully rear- ed her in the Lutheran faith. She received thorough instruction in that faith, and was through the solemn rite of Confirmation taken into com- Imunicant membership in the church ,m Mt. "Pulaski in the year 1929. She is survived by her parents, t Mr. and Mrs. Frank Awe, and three i brothers, Albert and Elmer Awe, at home, and Fred Awe. of Chestnut vicinity. One sister, Esther, pre- ceded her in death. Following short services at the family home northwest of Mt. Pu- laski at 1 o'clock, funeral .services were held at the Zion Ev. Lutheran church in Mt. Pulaski at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, December 8th. 'conducted by the pastor, Rev. H. !Wittrock. Miss Hazel Tendick and Wilbur Stoll sang two duets, "Who LINCOLN MINER INJURED ,(nows How Nar My End May Be" WEDNESDAY MORNING .and I Am But a Stranger Here, l with the beautiful organ aceompani- Julius A. Sengotta, of Lincoln, era- i ments being played by Mrs. Amelia ployed in the Brewerton Coal Corn-Feuerbacher. The church was filled pany mine, received a broken right tc capacitor with relatives, neighbors ankle and cuts about the face and and friends, who assembled to pay head Wednesday morning in a slate their last sad respects to the depart- fall while at work in the north mine. ed. The faculty and student body of the Elkhart Community High Don't forget your coffee cake Sat- School were in attendance at the urday. 10c and up at City Bakery. I sere.rices. The floral offerings were FRESH SLICED LIVER FRESH UNDE:RHI LL'$ SPARE M A R K T RiBS o-,.., lOc lb. Swift Brookfield Creamery BUTTER - - 26c CHOICE LAMB CHOPS ib. 15c PURE PORK SAUSAGE lb. 10c PORK CHOPS 10c OYSTERS qt. 45c 7c NATIVE BEEF ROAST 121c LB' firm is to be known as the Capitol holders $18,300 for shares of Loan Service Company, and loans will be made on automobiles and furniture owned by persons living in Springfield and vicinity. Everett P. Jarvis formerly resided i: Mr. Pulaski. and he conducted a barber shop on the west side of square. He located in Springfield a few years ago, and then went to Quincy and entered the auto busi- ness. Mr. Jarvis returned only re-i lcently to Springfield. His wife was 1 formerly Miss Blanche Oglesby of i Mt. Pulaski. LARGE BARN BURNED ] IN BEASON VICINITY : During the electrical and rain storm Tuesday afternoon, a large barn on the farm of Mrs. Fred Hahn, over three miles northeast of Bea- son, was struck by li'htnin and burned. The loss is estimated at $4,000, being fairly well covered by msuranee. FORMER RESIDENT WAS " MARRIED IN ILL1OPOLIS [ Sanders Rice and Mrs. Martha maturing at that time. Of that amount, $12.718.50 paid into the Association by stockholders in monthly pa} of fifty cents per share, ana balance of $5,581.50 received by stockholders was profit on savings. In addition to the amount aid matured stock, the Association paid $1,700 interest on shares of tured and Paid Up Stock. Profits received by the holders show a good return for savings placed with the t DOCTOR IN ATLANTA. GA.. BURNED HIS Dr. George Brown, of Georgia, burned his account last Saturday and told his to forget what they owed him "start all over." He had accounts on his books, some of accounts running since 1892. said: "Please forget that this service of mine was ever land join me in passing along message of good will, good hope good cheer.' of -_ Mover, both well known citizens illliopolis, were married at the par-   Come i and look i sonage of the Methodist Episcopal over our new church in that place on Wednesday afternoon. November 30, 1932, by  Rental Library 'Rev. D. B. AndersorL It is the see- All the Latest Books cud marriage of each. They will I continue to reside in Illiopolis. Mr. Aitchison's Rexal[ Rice lived in Mt. Pulaski for some Itime before locating in Illiopolis a number of :fears ago_. Do your Christmas shopping early] $30 IN ! many and beautiful, tokens of love and high esteem. The interment i was made in Mt. Pulaski cemetery.[ The pall bearers were John Leggett and Ray Schilling, of Elkhart vicin- ity, Alvin Dierker, of Chestnut, Carl! i Bock, of Beason, Alvin Hahn and l Herman Dammermann. In charge! J of the flowers were Miss Irma Gim- 'ble, of Lincoln vicinity, Miss Lorena 'Kohl and Miss Hilma Lanterman, of i Elkhart, Miss Mildred Hahn, Miss' Norma Schahl and Miss Rochellei Niekrenz. St000 ASK YOUR GROCER FOR A CAN OF 00SILENT The Ideal Cleanser ..... GIVE USEFUL XMAS GIFTS! Genuine Xmas Cakes made of pure, wholesome ingredients will solve your gift problems. Xmas Fruit Cakes, per lb. . (FAMOUS FOR FLAVOR) German Pfiffernusse, per lb. Springedies per lb. . . Xmas Cookies per dozen 40c . 20c 40c . 15c Let your baker do your Xmas baking as well as your every day baking. BUY THE CITY BAKERY CHAS. A..EY, MGR. "HOME TOWN" BREAD T00ERE IS A SANTA CLAUS! Come in. make us prove it in bargains. We are sacrificing these cars to make room for TH[ NEW CHEVROLET 1 1931---CHEV. Dual wheels, 131 in. Truck. 1--193OFORD A Truck 131 in., has a new mw tor with I:latform and bed. 1931 CHEVROLET Coupe, 5 window, a real job. 1930 FORD A 4-Door Sedan. 1928 CHEVROLET Coupe with box. 1927 PONTIAC Sedan, Cheap. We have sold 6 cars this week. Hurry before your ear is gone. VEAL ROAST Easy G. I. A. C. Terms Open evenings gNLAND CHEV. SALES Farmers: Bring as your hogs for Butchering. Get our prices. MT. PULASKI, ILL,