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Mount Pulaski Weekly News

Dec. 23, 1892

transcribed by Cheryl Rothwell

Jan. 01 1893, citizens of Mt. Pulaski may vote either for or against transforming our village into a city.

Lonnie Addleman, who has a nice situation as telegraph operator at Barclay-on-the-Central, was in town Wednesday.

Earl Capps and Harry Oyler, University of Illinois students, are home from Champaign to spend the holidays.

Miss Clare Wemple is attending, during the winter a ladies' seminary in Quincy.

Enough snow has fallen during the week to give us a semblance of Christmas weather.

Mrs. John D. Gillett, of Elkhart as is her custom, is remembering many friends with Christmas turkeys.

Miss Julia Robinson goes to Terre Haute, Ind., for a holiday visit with Mrs. Madge Hager.

Grandpa Jabez Capps is still confined to his home with la grippe.

Miss Anna Weidenbacher is home from a happy visit with friends in Chillicothe.

George W. and Adolph 0. Vonderlieth are home from Attica, Ind., where the former made a stay of several weeks hoping for relief from rheumatic troubles.

Miss Stella Snyder, who is attending the Aurora College of Stenography, will arrive home for the holidays.

Mrs. John Zimmermann is visiting in Springfield with her daughter, Mrs, Mary Metzger.

Mr. and Mrs. Art Leslie and family are in Chicago to spend the holidays with friends.

Holiday Time At Scroggin Opera House

Goddard's Eureka Theater Co. at opera house tonight and Saturday.

Christmas dance at opera house Monday, Dec. 26.

Lew and Lotta Waters, at opera house Tuesday, Dec, 27.

Minstrels next Thursday night, Dec. 29.

Schubert Symphony Club and Lady Quartette at opera house Saturday night, Dec. 31.

Mardi Gras Carnival and Bal Marque at opera house Monday night, Jan. 2.

Party at Lushbaugh Home

Last Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harmon F. Lushbaugh occurred one of those socials that those who were present like to remember. The party was given by the TCC's, and to say that those present enjoyed the evening, but faintly expresses their feelings. They voted Mr. and Mrs. Lushbaugh model entertainers.

In the group were: Mr. and Mrs. George Huck, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey F. Gordon, Misses Emma Huck, Lizzie Zah, Hattie Shinneman, Medora Seyfer, Inez Mathes Jane and Laveae Newton, Eva Mantle; and, Messrs. Will Saunders, Walter Lyons, Ted Lushbaugh, Maurice Myers, Frank Tollinger and Jesse Gordon.