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PAGE FOUR THE FARMER CITY JOURNAL JULY 31, 1952 V-' DR. KELLEY VISITS HERE Dr. S. Kelley of Miami Shores, spent a few days here last week on business. His wife and daughter.

Sue are spending the summer here. ersonal Doings AROUND FARMER CITY CPL. HENRY BODE IS HOME FROM JAPAN Cpl, Henry W. Bode returned home from Japan Tuesday, July 22 and is spending his leave with his wife and son here. Mrs.

Bode was the former Joan Harder. The family spent a few days this week with relatives in Fisher before he continues on to his new assignment in Michigan. Ed Plotner entered the Macon County hospital at Decatur Sunday and Monday underwent surgery. His condition is reported to he atisfactorv. Murpheys Return From Vestern Trip Mrs.

Earl Murphey and daughter, Malinda returned Thursday from a delightful three weeks motor trip to Denver, where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hanna Mrs. Hanna being the former Harriet Murphey. In addition to the visit with the Hannas they flew to Salt Lake City for a couple of days.

Mr. and Hanna drove to Salt Lake and acompanied them back to Denver. While in Denver they had the pleasure of Viewing at close range Republican presidential nominee Dwight Eisenhower and his wife as they entered the Brown Palact Hotel in Denver. Mrs. Murpheys sister, Mrs.

Rebecca Cox of Clinton, flew to Denver and came home with them. Thevdrove to Yellowstone National Park and returned home through the mountains, traversing the states of Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and back into Illinois. They were gone over two weeks travelled over 3,500 miles not in- eluding the Salt Lake City trip and had no ear trouble. I Roseman Is Feature Stock Car Winner Rosy Roseman, Clinton, won the 25 lap feature stock car race at the Speedway here Thursday night with a pair of Lincoln boys. Cotton Heath and Bob Heath, finishing second and third respectively.

Roscmans time was 7 :36 88. Bloomingtons Les (Tiger) Snow running neck and neck all the way, was the victim of some bad luck on the north turn of the 15th lap when Harold Sommers of Champaign flipped and caused a car jam. However, Snow was later forced out by mechanical troubles. Dick Burger, another Lincoln boy, won the 15 lap semifeature in 4.44.03. A1 Fischer of Ashkum was second with Chuck iJost of Farmer City third.

Sommers came back to capture the consolation race with Bud Amman of Decatur, who flipped twice, second. Snow and his team of Cotton Heath and Ed Weakley of Bloomington won the handicap race in 3.27.92. Ten lap heat winners were: Snow, Burley Dodson, Lincoln, Roseman, Bill Thoms. Clinton, 3.12.16. The stock car races have been moved up to Monday night next week because of the Farmer City Fair.

Try Our Delicious Sandwiches Pastry Specials and Tsfy Snacks for an A.nytime Treat. Male This Your Good Food Headquarters! ef Nabisco THE COFFEE SHOP Quinton Fuller, Owner (WE ARE OPEN EVERY DAY) Everything Is Priced Low Jane Demarco of Rantoul is spending the week with her uncle end aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Price.

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Meredith of Topeka, are spending this week with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Meredith.

Mrs. Scott Hammitt and children of Robinson are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Moore and Mr.

and Mrs. Jess S. Hammer, Mrs Neva Mitchell of Urbana and Mrs. Ted Brannan of Bloomington spent last week with the former's mother. Mrs.

Emma Vance. Miss Carol Guthridge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Guthridge of Clinton, is spending this week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs, J.

O. Guthridge. Mrs. B. McKay and son Mike of Wichita, arrived last Friday for a visit with her parents, Mr.

and Mrs. Bert Vance. She will be joined later by her husband. Miss Betty Jo I looser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

Bud Hooser, left last Thursday for Lake Charles, where she spent the Week with Sgt. and Mrs. Donovan Henry and son. Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs.

Geo. Stewart and family entertained at a picnic supper in the Weedman Park Mrs. Grace Buckles and Mrs. Fern Worthey of Bloomington. Larry Weedman, son of Mr.

and Mrs. Ward Weedman Jr. of Champaign is spending this week- wph his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs Ward Weedman Sr while his parents are vacationing. Mrs.

Geo. Dunn and Nancy and Dorothy West spent last Thursday at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago. They met Mrs. C. M.

Angell and Betsy Dunn there. Betsy is visiting her grandmother at La Grange. Mrs. Edra Ilorine of Bloomington, Billy Horine of Great Falls, Mont, and Mr. and Mrs.

Robert Riesmeier were Saturday after-, noon visitors in the home of Mr. nd Mrs. Roy E. Wright and fam- iiy- Mrs. Grace French and Mr.

and Mrs. Edmnn Pharos visited Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vest, Allen and immy and Miss Loot a Vest at Edward.sville Sunday. Mrs.

Vest is a cousin of Mrs. French and a niece of Edman Pharos. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson ind daughters of Royal Oak, Mich, will arrive Saturday for a visit with Mr.

and Mrs. Bud McConkey. Mr. Johnson will remain a week but his family will probably remain for a longer time. Mrs.

Virgil Kelley and Judy returned home last wei kend after spending three weeks with her mother, Mrs. Nellie Pennington and other relatives at Akron, Ohio. They were accompanied home by her brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Pennington and Billy who left Monday morning for a vacation in Florida Ritz Crackers p- They Wont Wilt! Mrs.

Lewis Shrove returned home Wednesday from a visit with relatives in Missouri and Kansas. Mrs. Leta Huff of Memphis. Tenn has boon visiting her daughter, Mrs. Geo.

Stewart and family. Bordens new Charlotte Freeze, only 19c pint. Rex Jackson. Mr. and Mrs.

Myor Long of Hammond, Ind spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. George Iloloch. Mr. and Mrs.

Bell and daughter of Chicago spent the weekend here with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Litwiller. Mr. and Mrs.

Bill Wyckoff of Berwyn were weekend guests of the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Wyckoff.

Mr. and Mrs. John Stewart and family of Mundelein are visiting the latters parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.

P. Massock. Dr. and Mrs. C.

E. Fields and Charon were Thursday guests of the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Long in Decatur. Miss Ellen Simpson who is attending school in Champaign spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr.

and Mrs. Frank Simpson. Mrs. Grace French spent Saturday visiting Mrs. Val O'Neal and Janice, Mrs.

Maude Moreland and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. DeWitt of Lo-Roy. Mr.

and Mrs. Don McCartney and daughters left Saturday morning and' are spending this week fishing at Twin Pines Resort, Osage Beach, Mo. Mrs. Harold Wollensehlager of Camp Gordon, Augusta. is visaing her brother.

Bud Ilucliel and family and her aunt, Mrs. Viola Gearhart. Wednesday evening, Mrs. Chester Linton of Shelbyville and Mis. Paul Linton and Mr.

and Mrs. Russell Milburn and family were Bloomington visitors. Mrs. Emma Hirst spent from Thursday of last week until Sunday evening visiting her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.

Keith Baird in Decatur. Rev. and Mrs. Marshall Williams and family left Monday for their home at Wayland, following a four day visit here with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.

M. A. Williams. Mrs. W.

R. Sievers and twins, Susie and Tommy of Sullivan are visiting this week with the former's mother. Mrs. Fred Swigart and her sister, Mrs. Don Reeser and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Webb of Bloomington, Ind, visited relatives here Thursday night. They had been called to Clinton due to the death of Harry Macon, a cousin of Mrg. Webb.

Mr. and Mrs. Bud McConkey returned Thursday from Michigan where they had been with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson and daughters, Barbara and Julie.

Mr and Mrs. C. Dnvis and Sheiman Dockum of wit" Sunday evening vMtnis in the home of Mrs. Eva Glanlon. Roger D'o Hallman of Argent a was also a late Sundav afternoon gue-4 (.1 Mrs.

Glardon. Mr and Mis Ralph Payne ol this city and -gianililaughti'is, and Clarissa Glardon of Mansfield afteinLd open house (or It.n ris in honor of his birthday anniversary in Champaign Sundav Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Holoch and sons spent the weekend at Indianapolis. Ind.

Delwin Schneider and Leon Crooks are leaving today on a motor trip through the east. Dr. and Mrs. F. R.

Stoughton and daughter Sylvia are on a two weeks vacation in Minnesota. Marilyn Walker and Charlotte Furtney left Saturday for Denver, on a two weeks vacation. Flour sacks 25c each. Dale's Pastry Shop, Inc. Miss Vernele Divilbiss who has visited relatives and friends in Watseka and Onarga has returned to her home here.

Sandra, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Fuller of Belleville is spending this week with her grandmother, Mrs. Rita I. Fuller.

Mr. and Mrs. Homer Stout of Waterloo, came Thursday afternoon for a few days visit with Mr. and Mrs. H.

M. Stensel. Boyd Bair returned Wednesday to his home in Louisville, after visiting several days here with his sister, Mrs. Lott Merrifield. It's here, the new sensational, new ready Fre Zert, delicious frozen dessert, 39c qL, chocolate, vanilla, strawberry.

Jacksons Groc, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hamlow and family of Bloomington were Sunday afternoon and evening guests of Dr. and Mrs. C.

E. Fields and Charon. Mrs. Bert Vance, state flower show judge, judged a flower show at Chanute Field last Thursday and Friday she judged one at Gib-pon City. Pat and Mike, sons of Mr.

and Mrs. Robert Mullen, are spending a month with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. J.

Wilke in Man istee, Mich, Nancy Mcllvain, Ann Beasley and Gloria llmick all of Decatur are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Byron Miles this week and attending the Farmer City Fair. Mrs. Mtfrgaret Roberts and Mr.

and Mrs. Lee Hoog and children of Bloomington were Sunday afternoon visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Miles. Need a refrigerator or freezer? See the new International at George H.

Dunn, Your International Dealer, Vickie and Kathy Rittenhouse, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Rittenhouse of Peoria, are visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elman Rittenhouse and iamily.

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Gartland and daughter Mary Leo of Hollywood, stormed over for a short in Farmer City Monday evening. They were on their way to Chiengo, Mrs. Bessie Swigart of Nixon township has gone to Proseott, Ari.

to Visit relatives. She will be joined theie by some cousins from California who will accompany her home for a visit. Mrs. Elnora Lamb and son Morris, David Elmore and Mr. and Mrs.

Richard Newberry spent Sunday at Great Lakes visiting Franklin New beity who receiving his boot traming for the navy there. Try -our rolls and pistries. Fresh daily. Dales Pastry Shop, Inc. Mr and Mis, Heuike of this city and daughter, Miss Mali' Reinke and son.

ife, Fi.mk Reinke and wile, also Mr. and Mrs J. Ewing and family ol Fi liana drove to Tin key Run, Ind. lor the nay Sunday. Miss Minnie Wi bsli who leaches school at Stiver and is attending summer school at the IJ.

ot spent the weekend here with her In other, Ed Webster and wile and le sister. Mis. Merle Green and familv. WORK C. Simpsons Attend Relative's Rites Mr.

and Mrs. Clarence Simpson and family attended the funeral Tuesday afternoon at the LeRoy Christian church of George A. Heape, Mr. Simpsons brother-in-law, who was killed in an auto collision about 6:15 p.m. Sunday near Argenta, His wife, the former Myrtle Simpson, sister of the local man, also sustained injuries and is in the Decatur Macon County hospital, Decatur where her condition is reported as fair.

The crash occurred at the junction of the Argenta-Qakley blacktop road and Route 48 near Argenta. The Ileape car collided with one owned by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mordini of Sikeston, Mo. Mrs.

Mordini also received slight in- juries. PAINTS LarisorTs Cabinet Shop Farmer City PAHTS TOGGERY City County i Y.Z". increased fees Choice of sturdy hard wearing fabrics. Shrink resistant. Reinforced seams.

up LOVMAH TAXPAYERS SUIT FILED IN CHICAGO 70 PREVENT STATE FROM CALLING IN TRUCK LICENSE PLATES AND REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES TO COLLECT INCREASED FEES HAVE YOU RECEIVED A NOTICE FROM THE STATE TO PAY YOUR INCREASED TRUCK LICENSE FEES AND SURRENDER YOUR OLD PLATES? Cream Cheese 79c Philadelphia Wisconsin 41c Cheddar Cheese 18c lb. 63c 3-Ct. Sunny field Fresh Butler Grade A Fresh Kiik Jane Parker Shite Bread July 24, Charles F. Mansfield filed a taxpayers suit Chicago to restrain the State authorities from exp nding any money, or doing anything to persuade, instruct, coerce, or compel any truck owner to surrender his truck registration certificate or license plates and apply for new ones. ALL TAXPAYERS MAY JOIN IN THIS SUIT My suit was filed upon behalf of myself all other taxpayers who want to join in this suit and share the expenses.

If YOU want to fight this (we think illegal) method of collecting the increased foes by making you surrender your flat weight or mileage plates, while our Sangamon County Suit is pending in the U. S. Supreme Court, write me at once. Use Coupon at Bottom of This Ad. MILEAGE TAXES AND TRANSFERS We intend to make our mileage reports and pay mileage tax each month, and to send in only $1.00 for transfers as the law requires.

IMOGENE'S BEAUTY SALON 224 Clinton Avc. Dial 5281 Near Elmortel Vi Cal. WELCOME TO "MY HOUSE" Try Our Special Chicken and Steak Dinners Ve also serve Noon Plate Lunches Our Curb Service is now in daily operation from 6 to 11:30 P.M. Short Orders and Fountain Service available at all times AT MY HOUSE Jane Parker Potato Skips J3RC Parker fie gel Food Prices Cood Until Saturday Nite, Aug. 2nd 590 49c Jane 13c 25c Cur GwnTea i Parker Sandwich P.s!l 16-0.

Loaf (Please Print) Name or Iti-'D No. No. Trucks Owned you have contributed to Sanga.aon County Case sponsored by, Illinois Agricultural Truckers lion and Agricultural Transportation Association. Mail this coupon TODAY to F. Mansfield, General Manager, Agricultural Transportation Association, RFD 3, Springfield.

Illinois. Route 54 "Dave and Marg".

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