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CONAWAY HANDYMAN SERVICE LLC Fully Insured &gt;- Painting Small Repairs Other Handyman Jobs Larry L Conaway Jr 217,737-4133 615 SSprlng St - Mt Pulaski Salt Creek Attic" no00-O,00DNor Antiques 6, 8o Much More 106 S. Washington Mr. Pulaski Tues-Fri 10-4 & Sat 9-1 792 5117 ......... i: Plumbing, Heating. Cooling Backhoe Service, Septic Systems IL LIC 058-147596 FORMER PRESIDENTS Mt. Pulaski Women's Club having a luncheon at Buff's . Family Restaurant Wednesday June 19 Left to Right: Charlotte McGee, Carol Van Rheeden, Nellie Leimbach, Phyllis Bryson, Maxine Downing, Lois Schmidt, and Nogrna Bobell. Absent: Alice Davis and Thelma Davis. At one time, the Mt. Pulaski Women's Club: Held the annual Quilt Show in the courtroom of the Mt. Pulaski Illinois State Historic Site Courthouse Held the_ annual Christmas Tea for residents and families at Vonderlleth Living Center Annually sent Christmas packages to Veterans at Quincy and Danville hospitals Annually donated and sent gifts to Indian's Affairs Annual scholarships for Mt. Pulaski High School graduating seniors Sponsored: Girl Scouts, Red Cross Blood Drives, Polio Fund- Raisers, and Heart & Cancer Fund-raisers In 1892, the national club was organized as "The Columbian Club" organization, with the purpose to study objects and coun- tries in connection with the World's Fair. The next year, 1893, the' purpose became a literary one and the name was changed to the "Women's Club". In 1929, the organization of the Mt. Pulaski Women's Club took place, with officers: President: Mrs. Lorah Lipp, VP: Mrs. G.F. Wait, Sec: Mrs. Paul Beidler, Treasurer: Mrs. John Hershey. The "Former Presidents of the Mt. Pulaski Wom- en's Club" was organized and still meets once a month for dining and fellowship. Submitted by - Phil Bertoni New display in Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society Museum The dress was worn by Ellen Sarah Hagenbuch Stoll (b. Jan. 1881 d. Nov. 1966). She mar- ried Dec. 4, 1901 to George John Stoll. She was the daugh- ter of William B. and Fannie Buehler Hagenbuch. She had a rough childhood - two broth- ers drowned in Salt Creek while their father was washing his wagon. The third brother was dragged to death, his foot entan- gled in the stirrup when his pony bolted. A younger sister was slightly mentally retarded after a high temperature during a childhood disease. Her father was acting as a deputy sher- iff and was shot and killed by an escaped mental patient in Chestnut. George and Ellen Stoll had four children; Olga married George Irwin and had seven children; Harold Stoll married Eda Boerger and had two sons; Harold's twin sister, Elsie, married to Raymond I_akin, who had three stepchil- dren; and Everett Stoll married Alma Hassebrock and had eight children. Ellen's remaining sister, Louisa Hagenbuch, mar- ried George's brother, Fred W. Stoll. The George and Ellen Stoll farm is near Chestnut and is now a Century Farm. Many Stoll and Irwin descendants live in Logan County. Courtesy of Mary Jane Erwin Jacobs who gave the Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society Museum this dress with the story. Betty Hickey set up the display. Submitted By - Phil Bertoni 20 o gl gh ID ,< I..i t O I,.t