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Steve Hahn snapped this photo of a turtle enjoying the day at the Mt. Pulaski Township Park District fishing pond. Several turtles of varying size have been seen. July 4th "Long Weekend" Garage Sales All have ~'lots of misc.", "items priced to sell", "lots of everything".., To add your sale, have it to the paper by Friday, June 24. 214 S. Washington - Tools, business suits, adult 220 N. Marion (Kaesebier) (July 1, 2 & 4) - Pic- 303 N. Lafayette - (Fri 6-8 pm and Sat 8-12) - Lots clothes, kids' winter, dancewear, swimsuits, crib tures, books, comics, household items, collectibles, of household things, combining 2 households & sets, toys, stroller, bikes, books, shoes and.., tableware, knife sets, glassware, clothes, garden have lots of doubles and... 108 N. Washington (Schoth) (July 3 & 4) - Girls 6 trailer, jewelry, and.., 316 S. LafaYette - (July 2, 3, 4 / 8 am -?) - Wood- - 14, Boys Newborn to 12 Mos. & 4T - 5T, Women's 1019 N. Danbury Dr. - Sat~ working & mechanic's tools, Ioveseat, small freezer 6 - 10, Men's Large, Toys, Furniture, Antique Fumi- 1015 N. Danbury Dr. - Sat./Sun. / 7 am-4 pm and... ture, Dicken's Village Houses and... 1008 N. Danbury Dr - Sat., Sun., Mon. / 7 am-4 1216 N. Topper Dr. - (July 4 / 8 to?) 5-Families 300 N. Spring St. (Sat. 9-?, Sun. Noon-?, & Mon. pm - baby, Jrs., adult clothes, 26 holiday & collector 9-?) Men's, women's, junior's, & teen boy's clothes, 701 N- Lafayette Ct. (Mason-Knauer) (July 1 & 2 / Barbies, 30 regular Barbies & sets, scrapbooking, bedding, household, and... 8-2) - Household items, Apple Decor, few hunting file cabinet, frog collection, Halloween & Christmas, items, recliner, cheap and.., gids-boys toys, and 2 wood doll houses - furniture and... Looking Back By Mike'akin Marriage License i There was not a 25th Celebration for Mt. Pulaski in July 1861. The American Civil War (locally known as the War of the Southern Rebellion) had commenced and Mt. Pulaski - like the rest of the country - was otherwise engaged. The 50th Celebration was held in 1886. Records show 15,000 people attended the celebration. One comment was the crowd was drawn to Mt. Pulaski to see a rare sight.., a woman aeronaut. "Mrs. Williams" dressed in her flying suit was one of the first women balloonist. She was injured after one of her Mt. Pulaski flights when the descending balloon struck a tree, knocking her from the bal- loon basket and she broke her ankle. She resumed her flights shortly after having The 75th Celebration was held in 1911. The celebration included an ice cream social, several brass bands played, and a contingent of the Illinois National Guard ddUed for the crowd. The 100th Celebration was held in 1936. Tom Martin's grandfather- Harry Wible - helped organize the celebration and participated in a pageant about the founding of Mt. Pulaski. A daughter of Jabez Capps portrayed her mother. Harry Wible portrayed Jabez Capps. Two of Jabez Capp's children were honored. A member of the Wible-Martin family has been involved in planning the 100th, 125th, 150th, and - now- the 175th. While not an anniversary celebration, the 1971 Mt. Pulaski 4th of July had her injury attended to. almost 10,000 people in attendance. Mt. Pulaski Area Deceased Military Veterans Steve Hahn said this Since Memorial Day 2010 rose bush bloomed 175 roses.., a coincidence Virgil L. Damarin 90 Jerry L. Bumgarner 76 with this being the 175th [May 2] US Army Air Corps [Oct 2] US Navy year of Mt. Pulaski. Richard "Fuzz" Froschauer 73 Robert "Bob" Frederick Fuiten 82 Did You Know - [Apr 22] Illinois Air National Guard [Sept 23] US Army George Bradley Heft 87 Eldon Henry Behle 85 Ttaxpayers will lose about [Nov 6] US Army Air Corps [July 21] US Army $14 Billion of the $80 Billion Charles E Roos 89 G. Loren Meister 79 auto industry bailout. [Nov. 3] US Army [July 16] US Air Force Aidine revenue from bag- Royal L. "Doc" Jason Sr. 79 Kenneth E. Howe 74 gage and other fees took in [Oct 28] US Army [July 10] US Marines $21.5 Billion last year. Everett M. Streenz, 89 Eva Spalding 89 China has become the [Oct 13] US Army [June 5] US Coast Guard (SPARS) world's biggest energy con- Harold A. Walton Jr. 67 Billy Joe Hamilton 78 sumer, moving past the US. [Oct 11] US Navy [June 3] U.S. Army 106 5m Street - Lincoln - 217-732-7773 - Toll Free 877-465-7773 Ask For SUMMER 10% Special Where Families Come For The Hometown Service They Trust! We provide our families with lasting craftsmanship from the foundation to installation at the cemetery. When you choose Peasley Memorials be assured you will receive the finest products at fair prices. Dena Manley [ (/ ~. ~ ~ 3" Generation Memorial Specialist ] --F~ ~ ~,~.~ Monday- Friday 9-4:30 Saturday - 9-12 Lincoln & Logan County's Only After Hours By Appointment Locally Owned & Operated Memorial Monument Company. Come and see Dena ianley with over 15 Years of Memorial Experience. 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