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SIL-TENNIAL EDITION, (-N, Mr. PulaskL IlL) DAY, JULY 15, INI Japan's Unconditional Surrender Parades Staged August 14, 1945 p00GIs'r00 TO GIVE Im,TNDREDS A'n'F.ND Memorial Books JOyous News Was Received Here m PRODUCTION IMEMORIAL SERVICE For Gold Star DURING W W II HONORING HEROES :. of W'odd V|4, v (st s, sus) ..c.or r Parade .. opern h As a permanent memorial the eaded ( 27, 1945) The final dates for registering To honor members of the arm. board of the Mount Pulaski Pub- Mount Pulaski's Victory Home- in the Mount Pulaski Township ed Forces from Mount Pulaski lie Library, has placed on "the coming celebration fighting the Board will be Friday and Satur- township, who lost their lives in Memorial shelf, eight books in- (Aug. 16o 1945) weather for four days, came to a day of this week, between 8 a. World War II, or the men and scribed to the memory of Gold Pulaski joined with glorious end on Sunday. After a m. and 5 p.m. at the Schafer women who are still in service, Star service men of Mount Pulas- of the nation early heavy rain most of the afternoon Hardware Store on the east side or have been discharged, an tin- ki township. Books which have Aug. 14, 1945, on Saturday, the Victory Parade of the square, pressive Memorial Service was lasting merit have been chosen, reception of the was postponed until Sunday aft- The purpose of the registration held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, The members of the Library Club, had been a- ernoon, is to have as many voluntary 1945, on the north slope of the which sponsors the library, and for many hours Following the decision to post- workers register to express their court yard. the board, consider it a privilege Unconditional Sur- 3one the parade until Sunday willingness to cooperate with the An estimated attendance of to thus honor these men. afternoon at 4 o'clock to avoid community in an effort to pro- more that 1,000 persons were The list follows, giving names were required to conflicting with the Missionfest duce the most farm products with present. Many brought camp of service men, names of books of the enthusiasm and at the Zion Lutheran Church the machinery and equipment seats to sit on while hundreds and authors, date of birth of the and deep feeling of radio stations were contacted and tvailable, stood during the service, service men, and dates killed in The first parade the Springfield and Decatur The registration applies to action or from natural causes: evening, was a newspapers, all cooperating to farm owners as well as to folks TO IGISTER 18.19 Pfc. Dean Berry: "People On while the mile- spread the word throughout cen- in town who might be able to YEAR OLD ltN Our Side," by Edgar Snow. Born of Wednesday after- tral Illinois about the postpone- render assistance on the farm if July 3, 1916; died May 18, 1944. one of sober rejoicing, ment. The thousands who were they're called upon to do so. (Jm 18, 1942) a glorious thrill that along the line of march was Everyone pnysicaiiy ........ oie. t Staff Sgt. Ralph Meister: "Yan- snouia Plans for the Fifth Registra-Ikee From Olympus," by Brown Would be home a- evidence that they did a fine job. alraay" All disappointments and wor- register Friday or Satux [tion have been announced by lBorn Feb 28, 1910; died Sept. of auto horns, the ry-lines were erased Sunday aft- [Chairman Richard C. Patton of 11944. " church bells, while ernoon as bombs signalled the Nation - Wide [the LoganCounty .Local Board, ] Aviation Cadet Louis G. Bend- _ [beleCtlve ervlce :ystem. I o. ,,,-eho ,o c-_oo ,, bv l-la, the fire siren down start of what was not only the 6  " l " " ' ................ " "'--" to shriek all longest, but finest parade ever DavJla,,...avlnqs j. The Fifth Registration wll be sangi. Born Dec. 18 1916; died  -- I xor aJt mate resiaents of the Dec 11, 1942 as crowds gathered witnessed in Logan county. 60 (Feb. 5, 1942) [United States, who were born on  Chester Goodman" "Brave to join the units made up the gigantic par- milling around ade that brought forth highest The clocks will move up one or after Jan. 1, 1922, and on or Men,'; by E'nie Pyle. rn Jan. appeared as praises from visitors all over cen- hour throughout the nation next before June 30, 1924. 11, 1923; died Dec. 11, 1943. paper began fly- tral Illinois. 26 beautiful floats Monday--with everything else as folks strove were entered by churches, and just as it was before. OLD CPdNON HERE, Corporal Wayne Goodpaster: of their happy and schools, community clubs and Unlike summer, "daylight say- WILL BE SCBAPPED "Mother America," by Col. Carlos reaction to victory, business firms, all worthy of be- ings time"--when some cities Romulo. Born Jan. 4, 1916; died lasted up until late mg prizewinners; decorated pass- had it and other didn't  eve.,'y (Oct. 22, 1942) July 31, 1944. with folks loathe enger cars, horsemen, horsewo- railroad, bus line and radio sta- It was announced recently that Pvt. Roscoe Allen: "Campim and after it was all men, ponies, bicycles and what- tion will be running on the same the old cannon in the public Shadows," by H. W. Trott. Born schedule after the national time square would be retained by the Jan. 12, 1908; died Aug. 1, 1944. until the wee hours not, made up the balance. Folks who failed to come in shift is made. State, but after getting some in- Ship Fitter lc Clyde Patterson: P for the children's parade Friday, The sun will remain on its old formation on the cannon, word "American Folklore," by B. A. the Ryman-Fuiten missed another highlight of the schedule, we are told. was received this week by Lawr- Botkin. Born Feb. 18, 1915; died, Post of Mount celebration which was particpat- ence Montgomery, custodian of Sept. 9, 1943. missed this thrill ed in by more than 200 young- Welcome to Mt. Pulaski next t the Abraham Lncoln Memorial 1st Sgt. Orville Munyon: "C, en. I, because they stets, all in some form of cos- week, Ls you come to help us Shrine, to proceed on having eral Ike," by Alden Hatch. Borg big pond, just tume. celebrate our 125th birthday, same scrapped for war purposes, in 1941; died Jan. 25, 1944. up good Tuesday planned for Wednesday aft- l,bY Frank Buehler and t4te results of their en- was more by the response the community Parade that wend- the city square was as fine boys in the serv-  made this victory was to the corn- from which many ,K i heroes came. In w a revelation as the 0 F OCATUR were along the thrilled to the spir- guard of the Mount augmented by Chestnut- Beason ........ he parade. A par- the parade units we may have in- were: high school truck, Girl Scouts, f Which this city members; Boy group of horse- and adjoining pony and Tine House at the N ortht ow Bk Open beautiful horses coachman and in colonial cos- bicycles, num. Mount Pulaskians; Patriotie decor-truck float For girls in white and Flags, holding typifying b::riWi?hne:di T[mem-T0000e Next 2 5 Yeor$ of MaeArthur; I groups ofeoun- You Are Invited in trucks, and ---'- in tails bringing parade a short in the service of P. E. Neumeyer Rev. j. Wayne the festivities is always out to Mr. Pulasld. "door" be R.S.V.P. by JAN. 1, 2000 A. D. G. HAROLD HUBBARD, PRESIDENT.