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Mount PulaskL LeCfer Box I want you to know I am fine So how about this rhyme. is nothing whatever the matter with me, I'm just as healthy as I can be, have arthritis in both my knees And when I speak I talk with a wheeze. pulse is weak, my blood is thin But I'm awfully well for. the shape I'm in. I think my liver is out of whack, have a terrible pain in my back; i My hearing s poor, my sight is i dim, Most everything seems out of trim I have arch supports for both i my feet, B_Or I would not be able to wak down the street. Complextion bad, due to dry skin, I'm awfully well for the shape I'm in. Dentures drive me crazy, Ill, THURSDAY, DECEMBEH 14, 1961 GEORGE P. JOHNS Is AUSTIN NEWS TO BE CANDIDATE sy Hattie Kerwood FOR REPRESENTATIVE Mrs. Alon Hur is in DMC Former State Senator, George hospital for surgery. P. Johns of Decatur, today an- Mr. and Mrs. Ray Trowbridge nounced he will be a candidate left Nov. 28th to spend winter in for nomination as a Republic Arizona. Son John accompanied Representative in the 47th Dis- them. trict in the primary April 10, 1962. ! Junior Johnstons and Marion The 47th Representative District[Alsups are driving new cars. Jr. is Logan, Macon and Menard[Emricks recently purchased a Counties. [ new one. George Johns was born in How- t Mrs. Nelda Hobbs and mother ells, Nebr. in 1906. He graduated of Latham called on H.A.K. Sat- from high school and business urday afternoon. Had been to college in Nebraska. He was era- Mears, 3 miles N. of church, to ployed by the J & R Motor Sup- weave rugs. ply Co. from 1927 to 1939, com- Mrs. Win. Rau, Mrs. Marion A1- ing to Decatur in 1930. In 1933 he sup, Mrs. Clarence Rau, and Mrs. married Betsy Ross Morton of Jr. Emrick, were a Mears Mon- Mihvaukee and they have three day weaving rugs; has 4 or 5 sons, Pete, 24, Tom, 20, and Chris, looms. 17. In 1939 Johns became man- Mrs. D. Southern received word : ager of the Credit Bureau of De- first of last week - Mrs. Bird i cature where he is today. Heuser of Decatur was in DMC Johl:s served 4 years as Senator hospital for surgery on Friday. But in the 28th Senatorial District The Earl Dash family residing Irm 1957 thru 1960. in the Howard Heft tenant house, I) restless at night, memory's He was one of the chief sport held a closing out sale Saturday and are moving to Indianapolis. falling, head in a spin, sors seeking relief for the over- A birthday dinner lor Linn Rau i But awfully well for the shape crowded conditions of the circuit ' I'm in. court dockets in this district and Sunday in home of daughter, the DOh! Yes. I fell, it did me lots of was successful in passing legisla- Darrell Mills near Clinton. Other harm ]tion providing for a fourth circuit folks present were the Earl Raus, ,and it's put me in the hospital, Itrict. Linn Rau. It even broke my left arm. [judge in the sixth judicial dis- the Harold Clarks, Mr. and Mrs. and my arm is still in a sling, Carrying a heavy work load Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Shepherd Stress of San Francisco, But I'm awfully well, for the during the 71st General Assembly Calif., were held Saturday in the shape I'm in. Senator Johns serv4d on seven The moral is, as these facts un- committees: Appropriation, Vice- Herington funeral home at Ken- B fold Chairman Insurance, Conserva- ney. Burial was in the Pleasant That for. folks like me who are rich, and Traffic Regulation, Pen- Valley cemetery. She was a sister B : growing old, sions and Personnel, Public Util- of Mrs. Lola Myers now of Ma- better to say, I'm fine, with ities and Railroads and Revenue. roa. Left three brothers, Fred and liTh grin, Senator Johns vigorously fought Leo Shepherd of Clinton and R. to tell everyone of the a bill to divert four million dol-- R. and Darrell, of Kenney. Well, some hunters shot a shape I'm in. lars of school money to subsidize pheasant Saturday, from car and Aunt Ollie. the Chicago Transportation Au- thority. This bill passed the House across road, both unlawful. Man BRATED 31st WEDDING and was defeated in the Senate was seen get out of car, go to IVERSARY DEC. 7th by two votes. For the retired people over 65, hedge east of church, pick bird up and stick in trunk of car. Oh, for a game warden to appear on the scene. Connie Southern gave an organ number Sunday for church serv- ices. Sandra Williams read the scripture. Election of officers, the tellars, Mrs. Maxine Johnston and Mrs. Pauline Rau to count ballots lat- er. WSWS potluck supper this Thursday. The lesson follows then official board meets. Dr. O. F. Landis brings th mes- sage next Sunday - try to be present. Only 32 out last Sunday. Real chilly Thursday and Fri- day, was snowing by 10 p.m. 2 inches or so, blew from S.E. Blew off blacktop. Isn't melting much. Colder Monday to 19 in Decatur. Sun came out bright a- bout 1 o'clock - soon gone. Cold N.E. wind. Raining at 5 p.m. So windy and bitter cold this Tues- day a.m. A cat caught and ate our pretty red bird Monday a.m. A pair here all year. Merry Christmas to all! Latham Community By Mrs. Otis G. Howe, St. Latham Methodist Church will hold their Christmas program on Sunday evening, Dec. 17th at 7:30 o'clock. The title of the progra is "Christmas Joy". It will be a candlelight service. The Jr. choir will sing "One Little Candle". The Sr. choir will sing "Silent Night", and Mrs. Harold Brock will sing, "O Holy Night". 12 Apostles will take part and three will give scripture texts. A sermon by the pastor. After the service Santa will come and refreshments will be served in the basement of the church. A correction in names, last week's news it should have read "Mrs. George Shimer" - not 3,Lrs. Joyce Shimer. Sorry. Mrs. Flora Seefeldt and sister Mrs. Charlotte Kattner, returnl to their home Monday after visit- ing in the home of Mm. SeefeldfS son in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Dorcas Class of the MethO" dist church, will meet in the home of Mrs. Loy Games, TueS" MENUS FOR CONS. GRADE day, Dec. 19th at 7:30 p.m. with SCHOOL PUPILS DEC. 18.22 Mrs. Nelda Hobbs assisting. The will be a 50c gift exchange alo Monday: Barbequed hamburger a tea towel given for the chure on bun, creamed peas, bananas Mr. and Mrs. Otis G. Howe, St. and cherries, and milk. ]were supper guests of the Otis G. Tuesday: Beef stew with vege-[Howes, Jr., Tuesday evening. tables, cole slaw, lemon refriger- ator dessert, peanut butter sand- ] Henry Morgan says a friend of with, milk. his calls his new upper plate Wednesday: Ham and beans, "London Bridge' because it's al- lettuce salad, apple sauce, cookie, ways falling down. i milk. breatd and butter. Thursday: Turkey-a-la-king on biscuit, green beans, fruit, bread and butter, milk. Friday: Deep sea doodlies, po- tato salad, pears in gelatin, bread and butter, milk. ---Sell it with a Classified Adl Definition of a comedian: A guy who knows a good gag when be steals one. --Winter wreaths and cemeterf blankets, o11 sizes and prices. Oz" der now. Schabl Funeral Hoznb : Mount Pu_LakL (12-14) : Mr. and Mrs. Tom Havener, Sr. celebrated their 31st wedding an- :niversary on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Dale Boyd. Present were: Mr, and Mrs. Leslie Ridgeway ?of Broadwell, parents of Mrs. i.Havener and Mrs. Boyd. Mr. Ridgeway was also cele- brating, his 82nd birthday, on ursday. !: This is the 31st year that the iHavener's and her parents have i,$pent this special day together. i7-Winter wreaths and cemetery it=,=.-" sizes and prices. Or- I d now. Schahl Funeral Home, BUot  (i.,4) Johns sponsored a bill to reduce the annual fishing license to 50c. This bill passed and was signed by the Governor. Johns said that he will look forward to the oi)portunity to serve the people of Logan, Ma- con and Menard counties as re- presentative. He pledges to do a sincere job representing the ma- jority of people in the District. He leels that with his experience in the Senate and many years of business activity, he can do a good job in the legislature the next two years as Representative. George Johns and his family live at 156 Oakdale Blvd., De- catur, Ill. Logan Co.'s Friendly, "Profitable Savings Center Since 1883 BROADWAY &  lINCOLN, KICKqPOO  ILOIS THE NEW $1200 DODOE DART I Si2E00 IN THE MIDDLE OF THE B/O AND LITTLE The new size Dodge Dart is two foot shorter than America's long- est car and two foot longer than America's shortest car. It's right in the middle. You don't have to give up inside room and comfort to get maneuverability, or economy to get performance. For a fact, this is one of the quick- est cars going. You can feel the difference instantly. It's got the most powerful standard six in the business. Most powerful standard V8 of any car anywhere near its price. And inside there's plenty of com- fort and luxury. Chair-high seats, thickly cushioned. In the Dart 440 --a fold-d0wn center armrest in front. Also, color-keyed carpeting that runs sill-to-sill; all vinyl saddle grained upholstery, even on door pan- els that mold right up to the windows And how about this? The body is rustproofod.-The brakes adjust themselves. You go 32,000 miles be- tween grease jobs. You get tradition- al Dodge dependability all the way. Drive the new size Dodge Dart. SIZED RIOHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BIO AND LJITLE. THE NEW DODBE DART DICK SHULL MOTOR CO. MOUNT PULASKI. ILLINOIS