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DR. VICTOR OBENHAUS of the Chicago Theological Seminary, speaker for the Memorial Services held at the grade school gym, Sunday, July 23. The ten Memorial white flags at the front of the rostrum, and flowers, were placed at the graves of Jabez Capps, Mrs. Jabez Capps, Vaughn DeLeath, Frank Capias, Clarence Tomlinson, Everett Jarvis, Lorah Lipp, and three flags were dedicated to "All Pioneer Dead", "All Soldier Dead" and "All Loved Ones". DONORS" PLAQUE presented by Tomlinson Trustees to Park Board on Youth Day when Tomlinson Block and Buildings were dedicat- ed. Charles W. Hanslow, left, Edd Dittus, right, Park Commission- ers Blackburn and Orville Downin SWET ADELINE group from Decatur under the direction of Wally Ryan, was one of the highlights of the closing of the stage program on the last Saturday night of Sil-Tennial Week. Also featured CLOWN ENTRIES from Geneseo and their trlck cat" which caused a lot of laughs along the parade route. PAUL BEIDLER, grandson of Jabez Capps, founder of Mount Pulaski, placing on the grave of Mr. and Mrs. Jabez Capps, following the Memorial Servic the grade school gym, Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Also shown are Rev. RaY who officiated, Arthur Marten and Earl Holmes, the latter Commander of the' Capps Jefferson Barracks. JOSEPH W. HOB, who gave the dedicatory address at the Youth Day program in a very impress- ive manner. \\; ! ! SHERIFF SID of WCIA made  Bit here Youth Day at the Rect 4io Center. ! t ED SELBY AND MARK GRAHAM, two of the four Dixie Flyers, the parachute jumpers of Wednesday afternoon, who thrilled the crowds with their jumps at 40 minute intervals. Also shown in Jack LaMothe of Lincoln, pilot of the plane. THE MOUNT PULASKI TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL BAND under the direction of Claus Tanner, gave an hour's concert WednesdaY eening during the Bar-B-Que serving, to a most enjoyable audience.