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Central Illinois. Decatur, Illinois, Sunday, September 23, 1984 Page AS Nancy Couter, champion team member, quizzes Donna Brandis, center, and Gary Heiser in final round of tourney. 'Avid readers' win trivia tourney A team whose members describe themselves as avid readers walked away Saturday with first place in the Decatur Jaycees Trivial Pursuit Olympics. "The Obvious Choice," a team of three women and one man, came from behind in three of the four matches to collect first place trophies offered in the tournament at the Knights of Columbus Hall. 520 E. North St. Team Captain Carolyn Green said, "We were just here for a good time but it is always fun to win." Next time the team plays, she said, "We'll call ourselves the Cardiac Kids." Ms. Green was joined by Judy Taylorville woman killed Civil War re-enactment in October The Macon County Conservation District will again this year host a two-day Civil War re-enactment Oct. 13 and 14 at Friends Creek Regional Park, northeast of Argenta. Activities at the "The Friends Creek Skirmish" will also feature a folk craft fair, children's games and a non-denominational church serv ice. More activities include Saturday Visitation of the Union and Confederate Army camps. 10 a.m. Old-time children's games. 11 a.m. Ladies' tea and fashion show featuring Civil War period costumes, 1 p.m. Military drills and displays of individual skill, 2 p.m. Military ball, for the public and soldiers and their ladies. $2 admission with under 16 free. 7:30 p m Sunday Field church services, 10 a m Visitation of the Union and Confederate Army camps. 10:30 a.m. "The Friends Creek Skirmish." bring chairs or blankets. 1 p.m. The Grand Review. 3 p m Montgomery Ward Optical Department 13 OFF EYEGLASSES Now through September 29. purchase a complete pair of prescription eyeglasses and take 13 off the regular price. No other discounts apply. Professional eye examination available Sava now at Montgomery Ward. Charga it thraa ways! Tatham, Nancy Couter and Ms. Couter's brother, John "Bucky" Couter, who was enlisted after the three women played the game together a month ago. They had no practice sessions before the tournament. Competitors in the final round, "Go for Broke," were a well versed trio of three Decatur Memorial Hospital technologists Donna Brandis, Gail Lane and Cheryl Dooley and Gary Heiser, a Norfolk & Western Railway Co. carpenter. Although "Go for Broke" took the lead, team members were unable to answer a series of questions about books and the publishing TAYLORVILLE - A 70-year-old Taylorville woman was killed in a two-car accident at 12:15 p.m. Saturday on Illinois 29 about 12 miles southeast of this Christian County community. Hprald & Review (USPS 150-800) Published daily and Sunday by Decatur Newspapers Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lee Enterprises Inc. Box 311 601 E. William St. Decatur, 111. 62525 429-5151 in Decatur 935-8877 in Clinton 234-2210 in Mattoon Second-class postage paid at Decatur. III. The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to all local news in this newspaper. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Single copy Daily. 35 cents; Sunday 75 cents. Home delivery rates by carrier, payable in advance every four weeks: Daily and Sunday. S2.1875 per week; daily only. $1. 45 per week ; Sunday only $.7375 per week. Suburban motor route delivery, 50 cents extra per four-week penod. Mail subscriptions are payable in advance and available only in areas where carrier or motor route service is not available. Rates furnished on request. Circulation Service Open every day 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. If you have a problem with home delivery, or if you want to subscribe, call 429-5157 in Decatur, or (800 ) 252-1626 toll-free in Illinois field. Ms. Green, who was strong in geography, said that when she was bored as a child she would study the atlas and was intrigued by strange sounding names. When she lived for a period in Canada, she drilled her daughters, Mary Beth and Laura, on American geography because she wanted them to appreciate the country of their birth. Some of the outstanding players included four young teen-agers Mike and Jim Burger and John and Michael Birk who impressed others with their well-rounded knowledge. Many of the players, including those on the championship team, had no exposure to the special edi Mildred Repe was dead on arrival at St. Vincent Memorial Hospital. According to the Christian County Sheriff's Office. Mrs. Repe struck a guard rail and her car plunged into a pond on the north side of the road. Dell Sometimes this is your best connection. No one long distance service can offer you the best deal all of the time. That's wh Teleconnect makes so much sense; because we use all of these services and our computers pick the best one to send your message. No matter what time it is or where you're calling, Teleconnect gives you Photo by Herb Slodounik tions of Trivial Pursuit before this weekend. Those are Silver Screen, which taxed the players to come up with movie information, and Baby Boomer, a set which tests knowledge of events after World War II. Jaycee Dave Wiegers said the inclusion of the special editions may have discouraged some people from entering the tournament. He said the Jaycees may offer another tournament this winter with a revised format. Proceeds from the tournament will go to Crime Stoppers, a new program that offers cash rewards to people who provide information leading to the arrests of individuals sought by police. She was trying to avoid hitting another car driven bv Maureen Ander- son. 25, of Taylorville. Both vehicles were southeast- bound on 111. 29, when Ms. Anderson attempted to make a left turn onto Lake Drive Road. AT&T Sometimes this is your best connection. 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