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ii  I--TIMES-NEWS, Mount Pulaski. Ill., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14. 1961 FOSTER--- (continued from page 1) Mount Pulaski; one fost- Miss Lorena McKen- of LeRoy, Ill.; two grand- David and Sharon Jack- of Mt. Pulaski; two brothers, and LaRue Foster, both of ln. The body was removed from hospital to the Schahl Funer- Home in Mt. Pulaski, where services were held at 2:30 Wednesday, Dec. 13, con- by the Rev. Ray O. Zum- pastor of the St. John's church. Organ numbers 'were rendered by Mrs. J. H. to the wintry Weather the Legion held its last for a comrade and good in the funeral home. was made in the Mt. cemetery. Pallbearers, all iated with the Mt. Pulaski were, the postmaster Horn, Charles Anderson, Lucas, Dean Horn, Gene and John McCain. BAND The Sil-Tennial Kitchen Band LINCOLN "NOTE.A.BELLES" GIVE FINE PORTRAYAL OF CHRISTMAS Joan Douglas, Former OF MRS. JOHN Vocal Teacher Here, Was Accompanist enjoyed themselves, as Harold Dirks, Mrs. Walther Ebel, participating in the pro-IMrs. Ken Fuller, Mrs. Charles given Friday evening bY lHeilman ' Mrs. Edward Malerich, Perfect Potato Chip Co. era- I Mrs. Edward Migieliez, Mrs. Wal- ees at the Decatur Club, and]ter Miller, Mrs. Wilbur Paulus, the Railroad Auxiliary em-lMrs" Eulalia Rivero. and their families Christ- I This fine program left the soir- party at the Odd Fellows ii t of Ctlristmas-in the hearts nd in Decatur on Sunday even- 1minds of all present. There were large crowds at J Mrs Ellis Wood the music affairs, enjoying the pro-I chairman, had charge of the pro- I gram, and also led the whole band was asked to .give l group in singing Christmas Carols. mr me JSell Telepnone i Mrs. Clarence Bowers read a in January and for the Christmas sermon. Legion Sweetheart Mrs. Eugene Kretzinger, club in February, both to be held president, conducted the business Decatur. meeting. A free will offering was Thursday evening of this taken to help with the Christmas the band presents a pro- baskets for the needy. for the Royal Neighbors an- The tea table, with Christmas Children's Christmas party, arrangements, presented a pleas- band did not make the trip I ing effect. The ,Tallula on Saturday night, due land coffee was pouring of tea handled by Mrs. ithe stormy weather and slip- 1 Clarence Bowers and Mrs. Paul E. , condition of the roads. I Beidler" The hostess committee was LEGION headed by Mrs. Louis Bellatti. HELD MEETING American Legion Auxiliary the Chestnut-Beason Post 848, their meeting on Monday Dec. 4th. There were 10 present. of $5.00 was sent to the war veterans fund. pro-rate share of $5.00 was to Dwight Hospital. contribution was sent to the program. will be no January meet. since it would fall on New night. There will be a potluck supper the February 5th meeting be- at 6:30 p.m. STOCKHOLDERS ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the of the First Nation- Bank of Mount Pulaski, Ill- for the election of directors the transaction of any other that may come before willl be held at the of said Bank on Tuesday day of January, 1962. John D. Biesemeier, President. The Mt. Pulaski Woman's Club was privileged to have a very fine Christmas program for their meeting Friday afternoon, Dec. 8, in the club room at the Muldoon Memorial Building. The "Note-A-Belles" of LincoLn presented the Christmas Story in narration, song, and colored slid- es. This group of 11 young home- makers appeared in white sur- plices and black skirts, with white candelabra on either side, providing the only lighting. The narration was carried on by different members, followed by appropriate hymns and carols. The many excellent voices gave i the ensemble a most pleasing and enjoyable effect. The accompanist, Mrs. Wilbur Knollenberg, the former Joan Douglas, a few years ago taught music in the Mt. Pulaski schools. Other members of the group are: Mrs. Abraham Wilensky, Mrs. H. PRUETT, 72, IN CLINTON amin H. Pruett, Clinton, a Mount Pulaski resident, suddenly at his home Mon- Dee. 11, 1961, at 2:30 p.m. Pruett was 72 years of age is survived by his wife Lela step-daughters, Mrs. Ray- (Patricia) Hanslow of Mt. Mrs. Forrest (Donna) Lincoln; Mrs. Dorothy Mrs. Sarah Schellito, both "Chicago; sons, Ben, of San and John of Chicago; Mrs. {ra Frank, of Butler, and a brother, Glen, of Chi- NOTE OF TltPdIF..S We want to thank our friends, neighbors and relatives for their words of sympathy, flowers, and all other kindnesses during the illness and at the time of the death of our loved one, Dean Foster. .The Family. Funeral services were held Dec. 13, in the Pull- funeral home at Clinton. was made in the Wood- DILLSAVER DIED Mrs. Flora Pescitelli, 46, wife of Tony Pescitelli, of Riverton, H1. died in the St. John's Hospital at Springfield, Ill., Monday, Dec. 11, 1961. She was a sister of Mrs. John E. Dilisaver of Mount Pul- aski. Decedent was born in Riverton and had resided there all her life. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in River- !ton. Besides her husband, she is survived by her father, Isadore Fanale, Riverton; four daughters, three sisters, one brother. Funeral services were held at 9 axn. this Thursday, Dec. 14, in St. James Catholic Church at Riverton, with the Rev. Finian McMullin officiating. Interment was made in the Calvary Ceme- tery at Springfield. MARCH OF DIMES LEADERS NAMED Persons who will serve as lead- ets in Logan county for the 1962 March ol Dimes appeal, were an- nounced Thursday evening, Dee. 7, at a dinner held in the Hotel Lincoln by the campaign director, Robert Edwards of Lincoln. Those appointed from townships in the south half of the county, are: Aetna: Todd Buehler, and Earl Holmes. Elkhart: Mrs. John Hinds, Mrs. Everett Cherry. Hurlbut: Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Graue. Laenna: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stoll. Lake Fork: Oscar Poffenbarger Mt. Pulaski: Mrs. Ellis Down- ing and A. W. Schaffenacker. Oran: Mr. and Mrs. John West, Mr. and Mrs. James Hickey. CARD OF THANKS We are deeply grateful to the friends who were so thoughtful and considerate of us during the illness and death of our loved one, Miss Grace Hanes. Mrs. C. A. Hanes and Family. OUR TIIldKS We want to take this opportun- ity to thank all those who gave us a farewell party, and also, those who helped us in any way to get ready for our sale, and at the time of the sale. All was greatly appreciated. (P) Rochelle and John Leggett. At Christmas time and all through the year, good things have a way of happening in this family I Of course, they don't actu. ally "'iu happen." They are planned for, worked for, SAVED for on a regularly heduled basls. The way fo be happy is to go thriftyl The Farmers Bank Mr. PULKL Ill.. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Sell It with a Ad. CHRSTMAS THEME OF J.W.C. MEETING The Mount Pulaski Junior Wo. man's Club met Thursday, Dec. 7 at the library. Mrs. Kenneth Johnson, presi- dent, conducted the business meeting. It was voted to donate $5.00 to the Lincoln Lodge (Boys Town of Illinois), located at Graf- ton. The Ledge was founded and is maintained by the General Federation of Junior and SenioJ Womens Clubs. Mrs. Richard Talmage, program chairman, introduced the speaker, Mrs. Harry Goodman of Lincoln. Mrs. Goodman displayed and ex- plained many types of Christmas decorations and gifts that could be made from everyday house- hold items. Everyone enjoyed the program very much. After the meeting, Mrs. Lee Taylor, hostess chairman, and her committee served refreshm- ents of coffee and Christmas cookies. The refreshment table was decorated very attractively in keeping with the Christmas season. CHESTNUT AID CHRISTMAS PLANS The Ladies Aid Society of the Zion Lutheran Church of Chest- nut had their meeting Thursday, Dec. 7th. The contribution of $55.50 in the Mission Bag will be divided equally between the Lutheran Hour, KFUO, Lutheran Child Wel- fare at Addison, American Bible Society, Home for the Deaf, and Bethesda Lutheran Home. The flower committe for Christ- mas is Mrs. Harold Stoll and Mrs. Elmer Roos. On Saturday, Dec. 16, at 10:30 a.m., cookies will/ be packaged for the State School. The Social Committee for Jan- uary consists of Mrs. Richard Stoll, chairman; Mrs. Norbert Schroth, Mrs. Donald Kerchner, Mrs. Harold Stoll, Mrs. Charles Roos and Mrs. Harold Opperman. 122 PINTS OF BLOOD. COLLECTED BY BLOOD BANK The 10th anniversary of the Lo- gan County Red Cross Blood Bank, observed Friday, Dec. 9, at the First Christian Church in Lin- coln, drew 131 donors and 122 actual pints of blood, according to Mrs. Mrs. Irma Potter, secretary. The Peoria Red Cross bloodmo- bile unit will not make a call in during January. Farm Service Co. Held Annual Meeting Saturday Cash patronage dividends of $50,424 was distributed by the Logan Farm Service Co. at the annual shareholders meeting Sat- urday night at Lincoln Commun- ity high school. President Walter V. Horn, in pointing out total net income of $96,060.43 for the year ending Sept. 30, 1961, said total net sal- es of all divisions of the com- pany during the past year a- mounted to $1,003,536.33 com- pared to $893,873.47 in 1960. In addition to the patronage refunds, $15,062.35 was added in stock credits; $9,770.35 was paid on preferrred stock on the basis of 10%; $8,960.83 was paid in income tax and $11,842.90 add- ed to surplus. Total liabilities and net worth of the service company was reported at $510,340.42 at the close of business for 1961 compared to $470,690.52 in 1960. William H. Votsmier is the man- ager of the company. Re-elected to membership of the board of directors were: Wal- ter V. Horn, William C. Cross, Harold Krause, Hardin Ellis, Wil- bert Hoffmeister and Frank Pope, Jr. William Anderson of Elkhart township was elected to the board succeeding Alvin Liesman. Service pins were awarded the following: Walter V. Horn, 20 years; Harold Mann, 15 years; William Votsmier, 10 years; Frank Pope, Jr., Mrs. Betty Downs and Hanke Harms, 5 years each. FRANK POPE RE-ELECTED Frank Pope, Jr., of Mount Pul- aski, was re-elected president of the Logan County Farm Bureau at an organization meeting held Friday. Elmer Krusemark, Ern- den, viee-president; Paul Hartwig of New Holland, Secretary, and, Paul Dahmm, Beason, treasurer. SALES TAX IN LOGAN COUNTY FOR AUGUST Sales tax accumulated in gan county in August, and paid in September by various munici- palities, has been announced by the Illinois Department of Reve- nue. Some of the list, representing the south half of the county, fob lows: Mt. Pulaski $7,916.90; Latham, $1,558.81; Chestnut, $602,47; Bea- son, $710.51; Broadwell, $483.14; Elkhart, $1222.71; Cornland, $171. tn his sock/ WldwelnlahJre plastic I, lt oraman-p,easmggutlaeveryUaing w he'd choose himsetfl If you're not sum Gift Crflflcate size and style, ,, Weyenberg Gift HUSTON and PAOLONE and ILLINOIS