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 - President and Mrs. Raymond fooley of Lincoln...
President and Mrs. Raymond fooley of Lincoln Christian Col-den lege wiU entertam with a 3 to 5 jPf1- ref P hnoS Mr- a?.d rs- ChaArl?s Mac" Connell of Tuscon, Ariz. . Oldest book in Effingham County is compilation ofepistles and gospels. 430 Years Old She Owns Rare Religious Book By Ruth Ricketts For the Herald Altamont One of the most prized possessions of Altamont resident Mrs. Henry Wurl is a religious book which dates back to the early 1500s. The book, titled "An Explanation of the Epistles and Gospels from the Advent of Christ to Easter," was printed in Wittenburg, Germany, in 1535. The book was brought to Reception Sunday , Lincon (Speciai) the United States in 1847 by William Grobengeiser, Mrs. Wurl's grandfather, who settled in Altamont in 1866. The book is believed to be the oldest book in Effingham County and has received the blue ribbon award several times for the oldest book displayed at the Effingham County Fair. Martin Luther wrote the preface to the four gospels. The book was published 11 years before Luther's death.- OIL FIELD FIRE Salem (Special) A fire followed by a gas explosion in an oil field northwest of Salem Wednesday destroyed two trucks and some oil well equipment. Authorities said no one was injured. Photo by Ruth llicketts Mrs. Henry Wurl . . owns prized book

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  1. The Decatur Herald,
  2. 07 Oct 1965, Thu,
  3. Page 45

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