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at Student Sunday Marvin Zenge Sunday in the of the Gladys Center honor- Janice, recital was held in the Wood Col- gUests were Mr. Zenge of and Mrs. Bill F, lizabeth Ann of Mr. and Mrs. and Sean of Mrs. Leonard Mrs. of Springfield, Boulware Mr. and Mrs. Ruth of St. and Mrs. W. J. Matthew and Ind., Miss Mrs. Velma Mr. and Mrs. , Erin and Jay. of near was a last caller of Kenneth Pearl with Mrs. and house church last of SWSU, from Wed- with her and Mrs. K. T. and daughter, f Wyaconda, esday after- niece, Mrs. Mall at United Metho- in Canton on at 10 a.m. gift items Wolf has been from Blessing Nursing Arthur How- get together her sister, ,hton, and of BY MRS. CECIL MC FADDEN Bishop, Calif. Those present were Mrs. Marie Phillips of Ft. Madison, Edith Rainbolt and daughter, Lynda of Medill and Ron Johnson ot Keokuk, Mrs. Paula Herring and Curtis of Kahoka, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Higbee and children, Crystal Ann and Howard of Canton, Mr. and Mrs. David Howard and children, John, Arthur, Mary Elizabeth, Julia Fern, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Morlang, Jr. Mrs. Swan T. McDonald of Denver, Colo., has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Pearl Matthews, for the last two weeks. Miss Mary O'Keefe of St. Louis has been a visitor in the home of Mrs. Pearl Matthews since last Sunday. O.E.S. Smorgasbord, ham and turkey, Saturday, Oct. 28, 5 p.m. Adults $3, children $1.50, children under 6 free. Williamstown Masonic Lodge. Mrs. Donna Page and daughter left Sunday morning for their home in Bethesda, Md., after visiting a week with her mother, Mrs. Lou Ella Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Spur- geon and Jerry were supper guests recently of Michael Spurgeon and Hope Lowe of Hannibal at the Pizza Hut. Mr. and Mrs. William Neal, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Neal and daughter, Nicole, and Mr. and Mrs. James Leap of Fresno, Calif., spent 10 days recently visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Brammell and Jerry and other relatives and friends in Missouri and Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Steph- enson spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Stephenson. Saturday evening guests were Mrs. Julia Constantz, Mrs. Agnes Cox, Mrs. Marion Stepbenson and Lawrence Waganer. Ger- ald showed slides of his trip to the Eastern States, including the area in Pennsylvania where the first Stephenson of their lineage, Robert, came to America, settled and owned land. LOu Ella Smith and daugh- ter, Donna Page and her daughter, Pamela, were sup- per guests of Mr. and Mrs. Can & Will Booster Club HOLD IT'S ANNUAL SHOW & BAZAAR y, Nov. 4, 1978 9:30- 5:30 wishing to reserve a table, or 3206. Kenneth Pearl Thursday. Mrs. George Stephenson and Mrs. Warner Spurgeon spent Thursday afternoon with Miss Lola Lillard of Lynwood, Calif., who is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Carl Bland. Mrs. Eva Nesslage of St. Charles was a week end gues! of Mahala and Nellie Fount. Last Wednesday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Bishoff, Leigh Ann, Kim and Karyn were Miss Lola Lillard of Lynwood, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lillard of La- Belle and Mrs. Ernest Lillard. Mrs. Vera Miller of Way- land was a Friday morning caller of Mrs. Jo Jutte. Attend the Holiday Mall al the Immanuel United Metho- dist Church in Canton on Saturday. Opens at 10 a.m. Lots of home-made gift items great for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Cox visited in the home of Mrs. Lou Ella Smith to visit with her daughter, Donna Page, and her daughter. Lori Ann East came for the week end. Mr. and Mrs. George Steph- enson, Lawrence Wagner, Julia Constantz and Agnes Cox were dinner guests of Mrs. Flossie Stephensen last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. John Jutte of Muscatine spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Jo Jutte. Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Grand- staff of Columbia were visi- tors Friday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Stephenson. Mrs. Agnes Cox, Mrs. Dorothy Johnson and Mrs. Wilma Maples visited with Mrs. Lou Ella Smith and daughter, Donna Page, and her daughter, Pamela, Satur- day. Miss Diana Barkley of Quincy came later and spent the night. Mrs. Mae Shuler and Mrs. Margaret Pullens of Wayland, Mrs. Norma McLane and friend, Rosemary of Downey, Calif., were Sunday afternoon callers of Mrs. Jo Jutte. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hymer of Pittsburg, Me., visited with Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Dimmitt Tuesday and Wednesday. Attend the Holiday Mall at the Immanuel United Metho- dist Church in Canton on Saturday. Opens at 10 a.m. Lots of home-made gift Ream great for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cramer and their daughter, Mrs. Cecil Henkel of Pasa- dena, Tex., returned home Tuesday after a 10 day visit with relatives and friends in this area. They were guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blickhan, arriving Thursday. Friday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blickhan and their house guests visited with Hannibal firm selected for city sewer study; discuss railroad lease at routine council meeting Monday As city council meetings go, the Monday night regular session of the Canton City Council was shorter and more routine than most. In a roll call vote, the council selected the Hannibal engineering firm of Crane and Flemming to conduct a study of the city's sewer system under a federal-state match- ing grant with the city. The sewer study is the first step in a three step process upgrad- ing the system to meet new federal and state require- ments. Canton will be required to provide 10 percent of the cost of the step I project. The vote to award the contract to Crane and Flem- ruing resulted in a tie between the six aldermen. A roll call vote was called with another tie resulting. The deciding vote was cast by Mayor Edwin Frye in favor of awarding the job to the Hannibal firm. A special committee was formed to recommend to the entire council a favorable settlement in regard to the expired lease of the Burling- ton-Northern Railroad for their tracks located on city property. The committee, known as the Burlington- Ii] CANTON. Me. THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 1978 Mrs. Carl Stout m Golden, Ill., and with Mrs. Stout were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Holmes and Ryan in Augusta. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blick- ban, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cramer and Mrs. Cecil Henkel were Saturday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stout of LaGrange, at Pete's Boat House. A carry-in dinner was held Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blickhan in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cramer and Mrs. Cecil Henkel, their house guests. Relatives and friends present were Wilfred Stout of LaGrange; Mr. and Mrs. ]Nathan Hagan and Dick Yager of Macon; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stout and Stacey and Mrs. Edna Fagan of Hannibal; Bill Predmore of Philadelphia, Me.; Mrs. Lee Stout, Mr. and Mrs. Nik Yager, Mr. and Mrs. Rick Yager, Eric, Heather and Jennifer; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Voepel and Mrs. Wayne Allen of Palmyra; Mrs. Paul Den- nis, Miss Janet Dennis and Mr. and Mrs. David Rosene, Corey and Emily of Quincy; Mrs. Otis Bowles of Keokuk; and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Blickhan. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. H. C. White of Monticello and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brinkley of LaGrange. WHERE WE TRY TO SERVE YOU BETTER" Northern Railroad Lease Committee (BNRLC) will re- port to the council at the next monthly meeting with a recommendation to settle the issue. The committee is made up of Aldermen Brodmann, Winn and Thirtyacre. City Attorney Dennis Smith reported on the progress of land acquisition for the water transmission line from the proposed water treatment plant located north of the city. Smith reported settlements had been reached with several of the landowners but three additional landowners that had not been contacted were located and he was in the process of acquiring ease- merits. Named new service mgr. at Lewis Co. Mtr. William Dorris, owner of Lewis County Motor Co. in Canton has announced the appointment of Stanley Boltz as manager of the service department of the Ford- Mercury dealership. Bolts is a graduate of Linn Technical College at Linn,, Me., and has been employed at Lewis County Motor Co. for five years. Boltz is married to the former Brenda Hinton of Monticello and they have two children, Melissa and Law- rence Wayne. Dorris indicated he was pleased to have Boltz serve as the service manager and urged everyone to stop by and get acquainted. CANTON SENIOR CENTER NEWS Tuesday evening several guests from LaBelle came and helped the Canton Center with their sing-a-long and skits, in spite of the rain. Coming Events: Oct. 20, Birthday carry-in and cards. Bill and Jo Horn will be hosts. No action was taken on changing the municipal court to conform with new state regulations that will take effect in January of 1979. Under the new laws, the municipal court will be con- trolled by the State Supreme Court and under the super- vision of the Circuit Judge of the district. The city has the option of remaining with the present system of abolishing the court and having the associate magistrate judge of the county hearing the city cases. The city attorney reported he felt unofficially the court would still be held in Canton under the associate magistrate program. Action was also delayed on the purchase of a rebuilt sewer root cleaning machine until other bids were received. The city currently has the option of purchasing a used machine for approximately $4,800 with the trade in of the present city machine. While several of the council members felt the used ma- chine would be the best purchase available, Alderman Logsdon voiced disapproval of making a purchase of that size without other bids. In a motion the city administrator was appointed purchasing agent for the council to seek other bids and purchase the sewer machine from the lowest bidder. In other business, the Christian Women's Fellowship The general meeting of the Christian Women's Fellowship was held in the fellowship hall of the Canton Christian church at 7 p.m. on Oct. 11. Group I served as hostess for the meeting. Mrs. Leland Beck, vice president, presided at the meeting. Mrs. Thomas Shrout introduced the first program in the general study, "Free to Choose," and brought out that every aspect of life involves choices. Back of every choice, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant, is a basic value. Growth .and change come when we consid- er our values and behavior and then consciously make a decision for change. This is a precious freedom and respon- sibility to be highly treasured. Mrs. Delmar Walker con- tinued the theme of freedom to choose as she led the worship service. Announcement was made of the Bi-County C.W.F. meeting to be held in the Canton Christian Church on Thurs- day, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and committees were appointed for this meet- ing. Mrs. Don Stone gave a preliminary report on the dinner the C,W.F, witt serve for the Rebekah Lodge on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. The next general meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8. Mrs. Robert Matthews will have the program, Miss Carol Jo Sandy will lead in worship, and Group II will serve as hostess. Central Club The Central Club was entertained in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Brammell and Jerry, Wednesday evening. Oct. II. A baked ham dinner was served at 7 o'clock, supplemented with dishes brought by the guests. The ladies played games and visited. Prizes were won by Marilyn Hoffman and Edity Ward. The men visited and enjoy- ed watching the world series on television. Those enjoying the evening were club members, Mr. and Mrs. George Hoffman, Maria and John, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lay, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ward. Guests of the club were Mr. and Mrs. Roger Willett. The November meeting will be held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Hoffman. Ewing Assembly of God WM The Women's Ministries of the Assembly of God Church held a short meeting at the church Oct. 5. Some routine business was transacted and future plans discussed. The members decided to crochet lap robes for the senior members for Christ- man. The church has begun work on the Christmas pro- gram. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends, relatives and neigh- hers for the kindness and sympathy extended to us at the illness and death of our father, grandfather and broth- er, James W. (Bill) Hicks. Also our sincere thanks for the beautiful floral tributes and memorial offerings. The Family council turned down a request for a street light on Janmar Drive by Ernest Baker. Also the council voted to provide paving to the sidewalk on Fifth Street at the west side of the new Western Auto Store. The council voted official condemnation notice on the former Capps store building that was destroyed by fire earlier this year. Prior to the vote, City Attorney Smith reported on the results of communication with the Capps' attorney on the reason for the delay in the demolition of the store building. Smith told the board the Capps attorney indicated the problem was in reaching a settlement with an insurance company on material that is stored in the building. Following the vote on formal condemnation, Alder- man Wilson wished to indicate in the minutes of the meeting the fact the condemnation was issued in hopes of aiding in the insurance settlement and not as a harrassment to the owners of the property. Following the regular ses- sion, the council met in closed caucus. All members of the council were present, in addition city judge Verlin Wilson was present. Repeat after me, WANTED Consigners for Oyster Prairie 4-H Consignment Sale OCTOBER 28TH For more information call 494- 3232 or 494-3484. A LIST OF ITEMS TO BE SOLD WILL BE PUBLISHED LATER. I I., Canton Theatre ,11 IceStrawberryPeCancreamFUdge'rRlpple Re. Ga"I" l Friday- Saturday- Sunday i .3 for '3". $11s "Is it wrinkle I ! Made with pure whipping cream I SHOW TIME 7:30 I resistant?" Pure Gal. I Admission:  for this special show. I " i  i 0rangeJu'c. e " " Reg''l'' " " 94c -- FoUowmg In Store Only -- Hamburgers.. 3 for I .. 45 : Grade A Large Dozen I - ! Eggs............... 6T I I \\; I i Grade A Medium Doze-   . . il Ii Eggs............... S8 Let us save you money on financing , i . 12 Oz. Ii Iil Mdk Shakes.. ,Reg. 46".. 39  State Bank ' 'I SallyAnn ]Lb. Loaf29" I i Bread ... .. 3 for 79  I I I I Large 24 Oz. I I Cottage Cheese. Reg. '1" . 99 I I A NDII ! ! uauHu ) , ........... ,..0,.... , ,.,..o..v..o.., DAIRY i Flrmu Plur IWNts Lm I A MICHAEL RITCHIE Production  I i -- HOURS --  ( ! T.E .Ao N00WS oo To JAPAN I 4:00 to 10,00p.m. Smxkq|  ( I -...TONY CUHTI$ w,-, BILL LANCASTER ! - MICHAEL RITCHIE o,.j.JOHN BERRY I 8=000.nl, tO 10:00p.m. Weekcloys ---- , -.I at Student Sunday Marvin Zenge Sunday in the of the Gladys Center honor- Janice, recital was held in the Wood Col- gUests were Mr. Zenge of and Mrs. Bill F, lizabeth Ann of Mr. and Mrs. and Sean of Mrs. Leonard Mrs. of Springfield, Boulware Mr. and Mrs. Ruth of St. and Mrs. W. J. Matthew and Ind., Miss Mrs. Velma Mr. and Mrs. , Erin and Jay. of near was a last caller of Kenneth Pearl with Mrs. and house church last of SWSU, from Wed- with her and Mrs. K. T. and daughter, f Wyaconda, esday after- niece, Mrs. Mall at United Metho- in Canton on at 10 a.m. gift items Wolf has been from Blessing Nursing Arthur How- get together her sister, ,hton, and of BY MRS. CECIL MC FADDEN Bishop, Calif. Those present were Mrs. Marie Phillips of Ft. Madison, Edith Rainbolt and daughter, Lynda of Medill and Ron Johnson ot Keokuk, Mrs. Paula Herring and Curtis of Kahoka, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Higbee and children, Crystal Ann and Howard of Canton, Mr. and Mrs. David Howard and children, John, Arthur, Mary Elizabeth, Julia Fern, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Morlang, Jr. Mrs. Swan T. McDonald of Denver, Colo., has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Pearl Matthews, for the last two weeks. Miss Mary O'Keefe of St. Louis has been a visitor in the home of Mrs. Pearl Matthews since last Sunday. O.E.S. Smorgasbord, ham and turkey, Saturday, Oct. 28, 5 p.m. Adults $3, children $1.50, children under 6 free. Williamstown Masonic Lodge. Mrs. Donna Page and daughter left Sunday morning for their home in Bethesda, Md., after visiting a week with her mother, Mrs. Lou Ella Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Spur- geon and Jerry were supper guests recently of Michael Spurgeon and Hope Lowe of Hannibal at the Pizza Hut. Mr. and Mrs. William Neal, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Neal and daughter, Nicole, and Mr. and Mrs. James Leap of Fresno, Calif., spent 10 days recently visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Brammell and Jerry and other relatives and friends in Missouri and Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Steph- enson spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Stephenson. Saturday evening guests were Mrs. Julia Constantz, Mrs. Agnes Cox, Mrs. Marion Stepbenson and Lawrence Waganer. Ger- ald showed slides of his trip to the Eastern States, including the area in Pennsylvania where the first Stephenson of their lineage, Robert, came to America, settled and owned land. LOu Ella Smith and daugh- ter, Donna Page and her daughter, Pamela, were sup- per guests of Mr. and Mrs. Can & Will Booster Club HOLD IT'S ANNUAL SHOW & BAZAAR y, Nov. 4, 1978 9:30- 5:30 wishing to reserve a table, or 3206. Kenneth Pearl Thursday. Mrs. George Stephenson and Mrs. Warner Spurgeon spent Thursday afternoon with Miss Lola Lillard of Lynwood, Calif., who is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Carl Bland. Mrs. Eva Nesslage of St. Charles was a week end gues! of Mahala and Nellie Fount. Last Wednesday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Bishoff, Leigh Ann, Kim and Karyn were Miss Lola Lillard of Lynwood, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lillard of La- Belle and Mrs. Ernest Lillard. Mrs. Vera Miller of Way- land was a Friday morning caller of Mrs. Jo Jutte. Attend the Holiday Mall al the Immanuel United Metho- dist Church in Canton on Saturday. Opens at 10 a.m. Lots of home-made gift items great for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Cox visited in the home of Mrs. Lou Ella Smith to visit with her daughter, Donna Page, and her daughter. Lori Ann East came for the week end. Mr. and Mrs. George Steph- enson, Lawrence Wagner, Julia Constantz and Agnes Cox were dinner guests of Mrs. Flossie Stephensen last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. John Jutte of Muscatine spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Jo Jutte. Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Grand- staff of Columbia were visi- tors Friday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Stephenson. Mrs. Agnes Cox, Mrs. Dorothy Johnson and Mrs. Wilma Maples visited with Mrs. Lou Ella Smith and daughter, Donna Page, and her daughter, Pamela, Satur- day. Miss Diana Barkley of Quincy came later and spent the night. Mrs. Mae Shuler and Mrs. Margaret Pullens of Wayland, Mrs. Norma McLane and friend, Rosemary of Downey, Calif., were Sunday afternoon callers of Mrs. Jo Jutte. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hymer of Pittsburg, Me., visited with Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Dimmitt Tuesday and Wednesday. Attend the Holiday Mall at the Immanuel United Metho- dist Church in Canton on Saturday. Opens at 10 a.m. Lots of home-made gift Ream great for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cramer and their daughter, Mrs. Cecil Henkel of Pasa- dena, Tex., returned home Tuesday after a 10 day visit with relatives and friends in this area. They were guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blickhan, arriving Thursday. Friday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blickhan and their house guests visited with Hannibal firm selected for city sewer study; discuss railroad lease at routine council meeting Monday As city council meetings go, the Monday night regular session of the Canton City Council was shorter and more routine than most. In a roll call vote, the council selected the Hannibal engineering firm of Crane and Flemming to conduct a study of the city's sewer system under a federal-state match- ing grant with the city. The sewer study is the first step in a three step process upgrad- ing the system to meet new federal and state require- ments. Canton will be required to provide 10 percent of the cost of the step I project. The vote to award the contract to Crane and Flem- ruing resulted in a tie between the six aldermen. A roll call vote was called with another tie resulting. The deciding vote was cast by Mayor Edwin Frye in favor of awarding the job to the Hannibal firm. A special committee was formed to recommend to the entire council a favorable settlement in regard to the expired lease of the Burling- ton-Northern Railroad for their tracks located on city property. The committee, known as the Burlington- Ii] CANTON. Me. THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 1978 Mrs. Carl Stout m Golden, Ill., and with Mrs. Stout were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Holmes and Ryan in Augusta. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blick- ban, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cramer and Mrs. Cecil Henkel were Saturday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stout of LaGrange, at Pete's Boat House. A carry-in dinner was held Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Blickhan in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cramer and Mrs. Cecil Henkel, their house guests. Relatives and friends present were Wilfred Stout of LaGrange; Mr. and Mrs. ]Nathan Hagan and Dick Yager of Macon; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stout and Stacey and Mrs. Edna Fagan of Hannibal; Bill Predmore of Philadelphia, Me.; Mrs. Lee Stout, Mr. and Mrs. Nik Yager, Mr. and Mrs. Rick Yager, Eric, Heather and Jennifer; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Voepel and Mrs. Wayne Allen of Palmyra; Mrs. Paul Den- nis, Miss Janet Dennis and Mr. and Mrs. David Rosene, Corey and Emily of Quincy; Mrs. Otis Bowles of Keokuk; and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Blickhan. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. H. C. White of Monticello and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Brinkley of LaGrange. WHERE WE TRY TO SERVE YOU BETTER" Northern Railroad Lease Committee (BNRLC) will re- port to the council at the next monthly meeting with a recommendation to settle the issue. The committee is made up of Aldermen Brodmann, Winn and Thirtyacre. City Attorney Dennis Smith reported on the progress of land acquisition for the water transmission line from the proposed water treatment plant located north of the city. Smith reported settlements had been reached with several of the landowners but three additional landowners that had not been contacted were located and he was in the process of acquiring ease- merits. Named new service mgr. at Lewis Co. Mtr. William Dorris, owner of Lewis County Motor Co. in Canton has announced the appointment of Stanley Boltz as manager of the service department of the Ford- Mercury dealership. Bolts is a graduate of Linn Technical College at Linn,, Me., and has been employed at Lewis County Motor Co. for five years. Boltz is married to the former Brenda Hinton of Monticello and they have two children, Melissa and Law- rence Wayne. Dorris indicated he was pleased to have Boltz serve as the service manager and urged everyone to stop by and get acquainted. CANTON SENIOR CENTER NEWS Tuesday evening several guests from LaBelle came and helped the Canton Center with their sing-a-long and skits, in spite of the rain. Coming Events: Oct. 20, Birthday carry-in and cards. Bill and Jo Horn will be hosts. No action was taken on changing the municipal court to conform with new state regulations that will take effect in January of 1979. Under the new laws, the municipal court will be con- trolled by the State Supreme Court and under the super- vision of the Circuit Judge of the district. The city has the option of remaining with the present system of abolishing the court and having the associate magistrate judge of the county hearing the city cases. The city attorney reported he felt unofficially the court would still be held in Canton under the associate magistrate program. Action was also delayed on the purchase of a rebuilt sewer root cleaning machine until other bids were received. The city currently has the option of purchasing a used machine for approximately $4,800 with the trade in of the present city machine. While several of the council members felt the used ma- chine would be the best purchase available, Alderman Logsdon voiced disapproval of making a purchase of that size without other bids. In a motion the city administrator was appointed purchasing agent for the council to seek other bids and purchase the sewer machine from the lowest bidder. In other business, the Christian Women's Fellowship The general meeting of the Christian Women's Fellowship was held in the fellowship hall of the Canton Christian church at 7 p.m. on Oct. 11. Group I served as hostess for the meeting. Mrs. Leland Beck, vice president, presided at the meeting. Mrs. Thomas Shrout introduced the first program in the general study, "Free to Choose," and brought out that every aspect of life involves choices. Back of every choice, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant, is a basic value. Growth .and change come when we consid- er our values and behavior and then consciously make a decision for change. This is a precious freedom and respon- sibility to be highly treasured. Mrs. Delmar Walker con- tinued the theme of freedom to choose as she led the worship service. Announcement was made of the Bi-County C.W.F. meeting to be held in the Canton Christian Church on Thurs- day, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and committees were appointed for this meet- ing. Mrs. Don Stone gave a preliminary report on the dinner the C,W.F, witt serve for the Rebekah Lodge on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. The next general meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8. Mrs. Robert Matthews will have the program, Miss Carol Jo Sandy will lead in worship, and Group II will serve as hostess. Central Club The Central Club was entertained in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Brammell and Jerry, Wednesday evening. Oct. II. A baked ham dinner was served at 7 o'clock, supplemented with dishes brought by the guests. The ladies played games and visited. Prizes were won by Marilyn Hoffman and Edity Ward. The men visited and enjoy- ed watching the world series on television. Those enjoying the evening were club members, Mr. and Mrs. George Hoffman, Maria and John, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lay, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ward. Guests of the club were Mr. and Mrs. Roger Willett. The November meeting will be held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Hoffman. Ewing Assembly of God WM The Women's Ministries of the Assembly of God Church held a short meeting at the church Oct. 5. Some routine business was transacted and future plans discussed. The members decided to crochet lap robes for the senior members for Christ- man. The church has begun work on the Christmas pro- gram. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends, relatives and neigh- hers for the kindness and sympathy extended to us at the illness and death of our father, grandfather and broth- er, James W. (Bill) Hicks. Also our sincere thanks for the beautiful floral tributes and memorial offerings. The Family council turned down a request for a street light on Janmar Drive by Ernest Baker. Also the council voted to provide paving to the sidewalk on Fifth Street at the west side of the new Western Auto Store. The council voted official condemnation notice on the former Capps store building that was destroyed by fire earlier this year. Prior to the vote, City Attorney Smith reported on the results of communication with the Capps' attorney on the reason for the delay in the demolition of the store building. Smith told the board the Capps attorney indicated the problem was in reaching a settlement with an insurance company on material that is stored in the building. Following the vote on formal condemnation, Alder- man Wilson wished to indicate in the minutes of the meeting the fact the condemnation was issued in hopes of aiding in the insurance settlement and not as a harrassment to the owners of the property. Following the regular ses- sion, the council met in closed caucus. All members of the council were present, in addition city judge Verlin Wilson was present. Repeat after me, WANTED Consigners for Oyster Prairie 4-H Consignment Sale OCTOBER 28TH For more information call 494- 3232 or 494-3484. A LIST OF ITEMS TO BE SOLD WILL BE PUBLISHED LATER. I I., Canton Theatre ,11 IceStrawberryPeCancreamFUdge'rRlpple Re. Ga"I" l Friday- Saturday- Sunday i .3 for '3". $11s "Is it wrinkle I ! Made with pure whipping cream I SHOW TIME 7:30 I resistant?" Pure Gal. I Admission:  for this special show. I " i  i 0rangeJu'c. e " " Reg''l'' " " 94c -- FoUowmg In Store Only -- Hamburgers.. 3 for I .. 45 : Grade A Large Dozen I - ! Eggs............... 6T I I \\; I i Grade A Medium Doze-   . . il Ii Eggs............... S8 Let us save you money on financing , i . 12 Oz. Ii Iil Mdk Shakes.. ,Reg. 46".. 39  State Bank ' 'I SallyAnn ]Lb. Loaf29" I i Bread ... .. 3 for 79  I I I I Large 24 Oz. I I Cottage Cheese. Reg. '1" . 99 I I A NDII ! ! uauHu ) , ........... ,..0,.... , ,.,..o..v..o.., DAIRY i Flrmu Plur IWNts Lm I A MICHAEL RITCHIE Production  I i -- HOURS --  ( ! T.E .Ao N00WS oo To JAPAN I 4:00 to 10,00p.m. Smxkq|  ( I -...TONY CUHTI$ w,-, BILL LANCASTER ! - MICHAEL RITCHIE o,.j.JOHN BERRY I 8=000.nl, tO 10:00p.m. Weekcloys ---- , -.I