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Help Mt. Pulaski Observe 4 150th Anniversary of the Death of Abraham Lincoln Citizens Invited to Sign A Book of Remembrance Citizens of Mt. Pulaski and visitors can pay respects to the memory of our slain President, Abraham Lincoln, by signing the Book of Remembrance at the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse from April 15 to May 15. Each person who signs will receive a black arm- band prepared by the two Third Grade classes at the Mr. Pulaski Grade School. Please take time to view several displays includ- ing a mouming dress and a Civil war uniform on loan from the Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society. April 16 Courthouse Program Will Feature Grade School Students On Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at the Courthouse, stu- dents and others from the Mt. Pulaski Grade School will recite the Gettysburg Address at the Courthouse. Others will read several poems that give honor and remembrance to Abraham Lincoln. Some of the poems are NARCH HOT DEAL! /3"9 32-GaL Wheeled Refuse Can with Lockdown Handles W 314 994 F6 We supplies last, HOT DFL 99 20-Lb. Black Oil Sunflower Bird Seed k 106 3631 Wlite supplies last 16-Lb. Birders' Blend Bird Food L 501 3361 While supplies last. SAVE 30 IS" 17-Lb. Premium Crabgrass Preventer Plus Lawn Fertilizer L 128 391 1 While supplies la I I ' ] I I Johnson True Value Hardware & Gardens 423 S. Washington St. Mt. Pulaski www.facebook.com/johnsontruevalue 792 5911 Mon.-Fri. 7:3OAm-ePm Sat. 7:30Am - 5Pm Sun. lOAm - 3Pm BEHIND EVERY PRO3ECT IS A Sale ends 3t31/2015 by American poet Walt Whit- man, who was a contemporary of Abraham Lincoln. Whit- man worked as a nurse in the war hospitals and had a deep admiration and love for the president who had brought our torn country through the Civil War as one. People are invited to honor the students with your attendance. Courthouse To Be Draped in Mourning: Crosses Made By National Honor Society To Be Hung Mourning practices of the 1860's will be followed in simple ways. The Courthouse will be draped with ,black cloth, evergreens and white ribbons. The Mt. Pulaski High School Honor Society will make crosses of live evergreens. Evergreens symbolize eternal Me. White bows will be attached. White is the color of resurrection. The crosses will be hung on the ; Courthouse doors and on the doors of churches and many businesses. Friday, May 8, " Tributes Will Be Given at Two Concerts z 1= The Springfield, Illinois Re- g Enactment of Lincoln's funeral " procession and burial will take . place on May 1-3. A few days later, on Friday, May 8, the " a Mt. Pulaski High School Band and Choir and the Mt. Pulaski Junior High Band and Choir will each perform a musical tribute to Abraham Lincoln. The con- certs will be performed at the Mt. Pulaski High School. The Junior High concert will be at 6:30 p.m. The High School concert will be at 8:00 p.m. Mr. Helm directs both bands and choirs. Band and Choir mem- bers will be grateful for your presence. Washington University Dean's List Patrick R. Fitzgibbon of Broadwell was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester at Washington Uni- versity in St. Louis, Fitzgibbon is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify for the Dean's List in the College of Arts & Sci- ences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. Come Home For Easter Mt. Pulaski United Methodist Church invites members, friends and neighbors to their Easter season events. If you have been away from church for a while, you are most welcome to Come Home For Easter. Lenten Study continues Sunday afternoons at 4 pm at the Chestnut United Method- ist Church. The Lenten series, "Walk as Jesus Walked", includes videos from the Holy Land. Tuesday Bible Studies con- tinue with study of the Old Testament books of Judges and Ruth. These studies are held at the home of Rosalie Howe at 12:30 pm. Maundy Thursdayservice are 7 pm April 2 at the Mt. Pulaski United Methodist Church. Good Friday service is 7 pm April 3 at the Latham United Methodist Church. Sunday, April 5, Easter Ser- vices will be held at each church of this 3-point charge, includ- ing Chestnut, Latham, and Mt. Pulaski. Pastor Rachel Stoclde is pastor. The church phone is 7922-3918. Come home for Easter! We will rejoice the risen Lord together! All are welcome.