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The Mt. Pulaski Community Band presented the first of four summer concerts on a delightful cooling- breeze Wednesday evening- this one in the Band- stand on the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse lawn in front of 50 or more nestled in their lawn chairs within the courthouse and tree shade - in addition to those in their cars on the SE side of the square. w "w ww ....... "IIIWWWllWllW w 11 lrmmwwwmw wm uww. .ww. k Conductor Harry Hild, Jr. has his players perform: "Aztec Fire", 'Escapada", "It Don't Mean a Thing", "Hymn to the Saints", "Bridgeview", "Thames alley March", "Acclamations", "Bugle Call Rag", "Morning Has Broken", "March Militaire", "Raise Your Joys and Triumphs High", and "Transit of Venus".- book-ended by the "Star-Spangled Banner" and "God Bless America". Harry introduced each piece with interesting background information. The annual performance was well received by all. Credit was given to the following: Mt. Pulaski Grade School, Mt. Pulaski Park District, Tomlinson Trust, AMP Studios and Bill & Judy Cavestani. The Cavestani dogs enjoyed themselves, too. Submitted By Phil Bertoni CONAWAY HANDYMAN SERVICE Fully Insured > Painting . Small Repairs Other Handyman Jobs Larry L Conawa00Jr 217-737-4133 615 S Spring St - Mt PulaoM Merle "Bus" Willard Wilham, 92, of Henderson, NV, formerly of Lincoln and Mt. Pulaski, died at his home on June 15, 2012. Merle was born on April 9, 1920 in Mt. Pulaski, the son of Dr. Everett and Rebecca Burris Wilham. He first married Nelva Weindorf, mother of Sandra Wilham, later he married Melva Smith, mother of Jeffrey, Troy and Byron Wilham, and later married Juanita Neff, who preceded him in death. Merle is survived by two sons: Jeffrey E. Wilham and Troy H. Wilham, both of Henderson, NV; one daughter: Sandra Wilham of Lincoln; one stepdaughter: Linda Singley of Bloomington, IL; one sister: Hilma L. Horn of Mt. Pulaski; one sister-in-law: Esther Wilham of Peoria and four grand- sons. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son: Byron; one brother: Carl and a baby sister Grace. Merle was a graduate of Mt. Pulaski High School, Lincoln Col- lege and graduated from Bradley University. He was an outstand- ing ath/ete and scholar in high schoo', and college. He loved all sports and was an avid Cardinal Fan. He served in the U.S. Army from ] 942-1946. Mr. Wilham was a retired accountant. He served as a crossing guard in his later years. He was a member of the Ameri- can Legion Post #263. Funeral Services were Friday, June 22 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Grave- side services were at Steenbergen Cemetery with full mih'tary rites by the Lincoln American Legion Post # 263. Pastor Rachel Stockle officiated. Memorials: American Legion Post # 263 of Lincoln. Jewel F. Allsopp, 84, of Lincoln died at 2:15 a.m. on June 24, 2012 at St. Clara's Manor. Jewel was born on July 2, 1927 in Campbellsville, KY the daugh- ter of Lloyd and Nellie Thomas Feese. She married John Allsopp on December 25, 1954. He pre- ceded her in death on December 19, 2006. Jewel is survived by three children: Lloyd T. Allsopp of Irvine, CA; Mark (Julie) All- sopp of Morris, IL and Pamela J. AUsopp of Normal, IL; one brother: Charles (Cheryl) Feese of Springfield, IL; one sister-in- . law: Clara Hobbs of Springfield, IL; four grandchildren: Megan ,  (Brad) Engelman of Godly, IL; " Erin (Mark) Fiske of Morris, IL; " Kendall Allsopp of Irvine, CA and Jacob Allsopp of Morris, IL; and three great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers: Wilmer, Cassius, and Henry; two sisters: * Mildred and Lula. Funeral Services were Friday, June 29 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader  Funeral Home, Lincoln. Tim Searby officiated. Burial will be at Elkhart Cemetery at a later date. Memorials: Lincoln Christian  Church. ORDINANCE NO. 2012-3 AN ORDINANCE TO LEVY AND ASSESS A TAX FOR THE MT. PULASKI PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT OF THE COUNTY OF LOGAN, STATE OF ILLINOIS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1,2012 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 BE IT ORDAINED, that the Mt. Pulaski h'brary District of the county of Logan and State of Illinois shall levy a tax of .02% of the value of all taxable property within said District, for building and maintenance purposes, subject to the fight of the electors in said District to petition and require an election concerning the imposition of such tax, pursuant to 75 ILCS 16/35-5. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that within fifteen (15) days from the date of adoption of the ordinance, it shall be published in the Mt. Pulaski Times, a newspaper of general circulation in the Mt. Pulaski Public Library district and it is effective immediately upon adoption. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunder set our hands in Mt. Pulaski, Illinois this 19th day of June 2012 POSTED: 6/19/2012 /S/Cindy K. StoU, President of the Board of Trustees Mt. 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