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! ..... ........ ,, Steve Hahn took this photobf  Mom& Dad" herding goslings. " BRAND NEW Warehouse Overstocks 30-60% Off Retail Living Room- Bedroom Mattress Sets Limited Quantities Can Deliver Springfield 217-361-1357 TOTAL QUALITY MERCHANDISE! FOR SALE - Homeiite 4400-watt portable gen.; Rheem gas furn.; Bryant HP/AC w/A-Coil; Aper - 792- 3480 FOR SALE - 2-empty 500 gel farm fuel tanks & small fuel tank 674-3412 ................................... FOR SALE - 4-Michelin tires, 225-55R-17; Wolff Tan- ning bed, gd cond, 20-min timer; 1-week Flordia time share-week 27; Carousel horses mounted on poles, 217-732-2328 FOR SALE - 1999 Mega Sun 32 bulb tanning bed, plus face tanner, Gd Cond, Those 50+ Beautiful efficiency and 1 bedroom apartment All utilities included1 Ask about our MOVE-IN Special! Indoor storage units available! RE 121 & Main Street, Latham 217-433-7099 $1,000 OBO, need to sell, FOR SALE- 2006 Sebring 792-5401 GTC convertible, less than ................................. 59K miles, Leather, Good FOR SALE - Entertainment condition, $7,000 OBO, 217- VNG, solid dark wood, fits 828-1108 36" "l'V, $100, 737-9479 ........................... WANTED TO BUY - Large FOR SALE - House - 200 300-1b lift chair, 217-963- Flora Dr, Mt Pulaski, 3 BR/2 2424 Bath, All appliances stay, 1 car garage - Open House WANTED TO BUY - Elec. - Sunday, April 3 from 2-4 GolfCart, 217-963-2424 pm. Asking $85,000, Estate of Emagene Green FOR RENT - 2 Bdrm Apt. ............................. w/garage, lease, references, FOR SALE - Womens Golf 737-0347 or 792-5313 Clubs, right handed, $25, 792-5559 FOR RENT - Large 1 Bdrm .................................. Apt. central heat & NC, FOR SALE - Large wooded garage, water, garbage & all lot, edge of town, 20+ trees, appliances furnished, newly concrete slab, 217-412- redecorated, new kitchen 6331 stove, cable, reasonable .................................. rent w/view, 792-5645 or FOR SALE - House - 1015 553-6138 me= .lImmlt [ Imrsmm= Call Shawn 414-5413 SERVICES - Mowing, till- ing, gutter cleaning, land- scaping, outdoor painting, any outdoor work, D Blaum 737-9479 SERVICES - Personal care, cooking, laundry, transporta- tion, errands, light house- work, set up medications, etc., 20 yrs. exper., exc. ref's - Sandy (309) 231-4540 SERVICES - Daycare - summer & fall, cpr certified, clean home, smoke free, fenced yard, pool, rates low as $20/day, 671-6353 Melissa SERVICES - Yard cleanup and mowing, Mt. Pulaski only (217) 358-1995 SERVICES - Babysit week- ends, some days, depend- able, good w/children, Morgan Hayes 671-4218 WANTED - Bu;ing junk cars & trucks, FREE PICKUP, Comland 415-0438 or 750-2576 WANTED - Appliances, scrap metal, farm machinery 750-2576 GARAGE-MINI DONUT SALE - Sat April 16, 8 - 2, Pope 502 E Jasper, mini-donuts $3/doz, Men/ Women's clothing, boys baby clothing (infant -12- rodS), baby items , home d6cor, Misc. Hawthorne Ct. Mt. Pulaski ........................ LICENSES Danbury Subdivision, Owner FREE - Walnut tree for built 2004, 2,200+ Ranch, firewood, you cut & haul, Open Floor Plan, 4 Bdrms, 217-855-6768 Master Jacuzzi Suite w/2 walk-in closets, 2 1/2 Bath, 2 Car attached Garage with Spacious Storage Room, includes empty lot north of house, refrig, stove, dish- washer, microwave, window blinds, & ceiling fans, 217- 306-2483 AVAILABLE - Hunting - Fishing licenses are available at Mt. Pulaski City Hall. FREE - Will pick up unwanted mowers, chain- saws, snowplows for free, Mt. Pulaski 217-414-2271. Leave message if no answer. The first pick (by Eagles) in the first NFL draft in 1935, was Jay Berwanger from the University of Chicago. He never played in the league. April 2, 2011 Looking Back By 70 Years Ago - April 1941 200-American Legionnaires attended the dedication of the new Chestnut- Mr. & Mrs, Harry Piatt of Lake Fork Beason American Legion Post. Master celebrated their 50 'h wedding anniver- of Ceremonies was newly elected sary. They were married April 8, 1891. They ran a general store in Lake Fork for 40-years and Mr. Piatt served as Lake Fork Postmaster for 30-years. William Baker Capps (Uncle Billy) (right) died at the age of 94 while getting a hair- cut at Albert "Dilly" Dillsaver's barbershop. Dilly said they were talking about "putting in" their gardens and what they planned to plant when Uncle Billy slumPed in his barber chair. Dilly had been Uncle BiUy's barber for 40-years. Capps was born Nov 12, 1846 inMt. Pulaski's first frame house. Capps often recalled how Lincoln had stayed at his parent's home when he visited Mt. Pulaski. In 1850 (when Capp's was four) his parent's constructed the first two-story frame home in Mt. Pulaski. His father had borrowed the plans for the house from Lincoln and the residence was an exact copy of the Lincoln Home in Springfield. Mr. Capps had worked at - and later operated - Capp's Nursery in Mr. Pulaski for 75-years. When the court- house was restored in 1936 Capps was consulted on the restoration, providing much information about the building's early appearance. Commander, Jesse Malone. 60 Years Ago - April 1951 Mike Das was elected Mt. Pulaski Township Highway Com- missioner in a three-way .... race for the office. He had worked with Highway Commissioner George Suedmeier for 20-years. Mr. Suedmeier had retired. Two Mt. Pulaski Town- ship High School baseball teams took to the filed for spring baseball. So many players had turned out that Mt. Pulaski fielded a var- sity and a fresh-soph team. The teams had a 13-games schedule. The last measurable snow fell April 1, 1951. Dr. R. N. Hamm started construc- tion of his new dental office on the north side of the square. 50 Years Ago - April 1961 In the upcoming city elections, only one contest was offered the voters. Car- leton Drake, city clerk was challenged by Melvin Singley. St. Thomas Aquinas Church was observing its centennial year having been founded as a congregation in 1861. Steve Hahn took these photos of the over-size and over-weight semi that slowed traffic on 121. Unable to travel under the railroad viaduct, the truck was "hung up" at Mt Pulaski for several hours. (See City Council News). Did You Know... President Obama's speech about the military operations in Libya was timed to avoid going on against ABC's "Dancing With The Stars". Mt. Pulaski Times The Postal Service is gearing up to cut 7,500 jobs and close several offices. 15