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' it i rt. . fi;4 lie LtXf llrljwxl bIX)frunglon Hold Vrlr)n I'nivf riily; AcUm nj in C004J f!ih. !nr i'.Utn H aitirtun' .... a 1 At ll nir ionara r iCuilom of thli ct!jr h rb(1 . hi lri birth ly antilvrary 9ui- ju.trr ,Uy ,ntrd lh wlnl!rr of h Mtl "I.JlMiMKHrt Kpl-mpal rhufrh (I CoDft- i m . . rmi wfi r- 'iruii"i , Nail untl lh annual conf.rnra of llim hia rhurrh hll at Charnpalin lant 4pr.mbr a. (ha ln h ha at- PH.i'- rurwl from h aruv. K.r-r mwnr " ' '"'r ai . f 'U-'T " I Hi. Edward N or- In Cul- Alvlna I "m. mtraii rrom Virginia to nil- admln- n" when It wa .till a part of th of $2 MO,"""""-" . " Helped IUoomington 1 Teres and Claim 1H.T5 Wlarnan: a member of th Iltlnol legi.latur from Crawford county and wa on of th fram.r of1h .tat constitution after Illlnol was admitted to th union In 114. Rev. Mr. Cullom wa born In Paleetln. Crwford county. Dec. 14. lM. a on of a Methodist min uter, the Rev. Georg W. and Marian (Mann) Cullom. HI fa- to ther was a natlv of Illlnol. Hi ' : -. . I - Ifcua : i. I , : ' 4 . U ' ! - rfi f . -"W- - fcw. t. . I ., - I ,11 i i i The Kev. L. F. Cullom . . of Pontine ered many paatoratea In Central Illlnoia before ending hi artiv career. Fanta. rapo Central Minou aernca. a. m notices Hear con 1935 Wid Reeve with Noth Deficiency E dis Appeal county to filed. ac filed of all Adminis and Petition Fair-bury and to A. A. ac approved. Vol- allow Deo. petition 1n Halre: of of estate. dis disallowed. mother cam from Ohio. Ther wer thre boy and thre girl. In th family. During hi boyhood Mr, Cullom lived In various of hi fa ther's pastorates through th south ern Illlnol conferenr of th church. Rev. Mr. Cullom ws graduated from Illinois Wesleyan university at Bloomlngton and at tended Illinois Stat Normal uni versity at Normal. Held Many I harie. Returning to southern Illinois, he taught school for a few years. In September, If 73. he entered the ministry of th Methodiat Episco pal church at Jerseyvllle when he wa 25 years old. A year later he married Miss Florence Hoti at Moccasin, Effingham county, Aug. 20. 1874. Because nf his wife's health Rev. Mr. Cullom obtained a transfer from the southern Illinois con ference to the Central Illinois con ference In 1RR1. He was assigned a charge at Lexington. Since then he has held Pekin, Minonk. Wat- aeka, Falrbury, Kewanee, Toulon and El Paso pastorates among more than 20 he served. After a year at Clifton Rev. Mr. Cullom retired from the active ministry at the age of 71 because of his health. He bought his pres ent residence property at 920 East Water street 14 years ago and retired to this city after 47 years as a pastor. June 29, 1932, Mrs. Cullom died nearly 68 years after she was married. One son, Charles, who had served three years In the 16th Regular United States Infantry In the Philippine islands during the Spanish American war, preceded her In death. Their other son, Leslie N. Cullom, Is director of the English department In the Huntington, W. Va., high echool. Helped Keep Wesleyan. Rev. Mr. Cullom retired as treas urer or th Illlnol conference claimant fund In 1923 bcau of hi health. During hi 19 yr In thla offlr th fund grew from 111.000 to 1203.000. Th Intere.t of thla permanent fund 1. paid to retired minister., their widow and orphans. As a member of th board of trustees of Illlnol Wealevan unl vrlty Mr. Cullom Joined Circuit Judg Sain Watty of Bloomlngton president of th board and others In holding th university In Bloom lngton. At that tlm ther was movement to transfer tha school to Springfield. Such a move would have lost the university much of Its endowed funds. Kev. Mr. Cullom U enjoying good health and Is quite active for his age, attending worship services at the First Methodist Episcopal church her as often a possible and keeping abreast of business of hi church and conference. A grand niece. Mlrs Martha L. Ash, a student at Pontiac Township high school, lives with him as a com panlon. DANCE Tonight, Dec. 15 K. of P. Hall Mr. Shaille Orchestra Modern and Old Time Couple 25c. Extra Lady 10c. Ah Modern and Old Time DANCE TONIGHT and Every Saturday Night MOOSE HALL "TUB BI.(MIMIV(iTON NIGHT HAWK1 Adm. Couple, 44. Extra Ladlr., 10. Maul, by (BooMrelt an Jeffrnoa) Return

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