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3 Mt Putaski Historica[ Society Taking Donations of Christmas Items Society is taking donations of good, sale- -~ able Christmas items for Vinegar Hill. Note: No lotions, liquids, or clothing - p/ease. This is our main fundraiser to insure con- ~. tinued operation of the museum. Items can be brought to the museum Noon- m 4Pm Thursday- Saturday or call Sue Schaff- enacker (792-5693) for other arrangements. Thank you for your support of this commu- nity project. ca o November 22, 1974 0 Sally Tumer, Logan County Clerk & Recorder, came across a bit of history in the Court House records and passed it on to me. :.;~"-~? > The letter November 22, 1974 Mr. Robert Downing, Chairman Logan County Board Logan County Court House Lincoln, Illinois Dear Mr. Downing: I have recently learned of the problems that have arisen in regards to the Logan County Court House in Lincoln, Illinois. In that Mt. Pulaski still has the original County Court House, and it appears to be in excellent condition and could again accept the functions of County Government, we offer the Board the opportunity of returning the seat of Government to our City, from whence it was removed in December 1855. If the City of Mt. Pulaski can be of any ser- vice to your Board in planning and making the transfer do not hesitate to call on us. /S/Frank L. Ahman, Mayor Here's a bit of history Mayor - Frank L. Altman; City Clerk - Car- leton Drake; City Treasurer - Harriet Bender; City Attorney - Harris & Harris; Aldermen - James Coogan, Christian Erlenbush, Charles Holmes, Harold Hubbard, Floyd E. Kelley, and Fred Stahl. For Dedication & Service to ma Township lmnored the following Chuck Rand served as Their retirements were Trustee and/or Supervisor celebrated with refreshments for a combined office total of and were joined by family and 24-years. friends. Carol Bridges served as Once again, we wish these Township Clerk and/or Trustee committed individual a happy for a combined office total of retirement and when you see 40-years. them out and about - thank Bob Altig served as Road them for their service. Commissioner for 32-years. Photo Provided Mt Pulaski Fatt Festival Baking Contest Saturday September 16 Sponsored By SaLt Creek Attic The annual baking contest Fruit pies will be judged on islOAm Saturday, September 16 appearance, overall presentation, during the Fall Festival. Catego- flavor, texture, and flakiness of des will be cupcakes, cookies, and crust. pies. All entries are to be brought Cookies and cupcakes must be to the judging site on the street presented in groups of 6 and will in front of Salt Creek Attic by be judged on overall presenta- 9:45Am.Judging begins lOAm. tion, appearance, flavor, texture, This year the Fall Festival com- and moisture. mittee has pick a theme dealing A prize will be awarded in each with "Disney" and contestants area. Remember, this is meant should keep that in mind when to a tim event. Your families are planning their entry. One may waiting for you to begin testing enter each category and there is your recipes and the judges have no limit to the number of entries, begged to help again this year! This is meant to be a fun activity for all ages. An animatronic Abe Lincoln robot is reportedly so lifelike that it is hard to believe it isn't human. Do You Know Who You Can Trust? It's a hard choice in today's financial Marketplace. With so many banks and other financial companies trying to get your business, it's hard to know who really has your best interest at heart. What's the solution? Placing your trust in A Real Community Bank solves that problem. Because only banks qualified to display thisbanking seal of approval are dedicated to hometown values and hometown commitment. As A Real Community Bank,we're committed to the community where we live and work. Committed to making all our decisions locally and remaining focused on the needs of our customers and community. Come visit and tell us how we can serve you. THE )FARMERS B A N K Illl 130 S. Washington St. Mt Pulaski www.farm-bank.com