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Cou y Decor, Antiques, Florals, Unique Handcrafted Treasures So Much More Salt Creek Attic 106 S. Washington Mt. Pulaski Tues-Fri 10- ~ Sat 9-1 792-5117 Ulrich, D.D.S., M.S. Sug.r Cry& Orthodontlc Discover the reasons our office has becdme a destination for quality orthodontic treatment in Central Illinois. Creating beautiful, healthy smiles for children and adults. .-400 N. CHICAGO STREET :LINCOLN .. 217.519.3162 105 E. Jefferson St. -- Mt. Pulaski Now is the time to have CIWS build your new Wind Turbine Electric Generator Tax Credits Available John For Annual Fundraiser for Republican Candidate Logan County Circuit Clerk Thurs. Oct. 14 From 5 - 7 pm Knights of Columbus Lincoln Hostaccioli dinner includes salad, dessert, and drink Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door Please come show your support for Mary Gail L. Nunnery Vice President Trust CHT~cer Chase Kenneth Winkler was born on July 22, 2010 in St. Louis. He is the son of Kenneth and Erica (Horn) Winkler of St. Louis. Chase's maternal grandparents are Larry Horn of Mt. Pulaski and Ed and Anna Schweinburg of Peoria. His paternal grandparents are Walter and Ginny Winkler and Jean and Terry Wilson all of San.Diego, CA. The great-grandparents are Earl and Dolores Maxheimer and Hilma Horn and Jack and Betty Horn all from Mr. Pulaski and Maria Turnage and the late Elmo Turnage of San Diego, CA. Engagement Announced Mr. and Mrs. Dennis (Cathy) Wineinger of rural Paris announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Melissa Ann to Michael Paul Brown Melissa is a 2006 graduate of Paris High School; 2008 graduate of Lakeland College with an Associate Degree in Agriculture Science: and a 2010 graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbane-Champaign with a Bachelor Degree in Animal Science, concentration in Food Animal Science. She is currently employed by Christensen Farms near Kansas, IL. Michael is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve (B0bbie) Brown of Athens, IL. He graduated from Athens High School in 2005 and from Lakeland College's John Deere Ag Tech program in 2007. He is employed by Cargill in Paris. Grandparents of the couple are Sarah and the late Allen Williams, of Paris: Raymond and the late Norma Wineinger, Terre Haute, IN: Bernadine and the late Paul S. Brown, Clearlake Village, Springfield; and Victor and Margaret Schrishuhn, of Mt Pulaski. Mike and Melissa will be married November 6, 2010, in Champaign at the University Place Christian Church with a reception at the I-Hotel Conference Center. They will reside in Vermillion, IL Bob Gasaway had a different perspective during the Fall Festival Parade and snapped this photo of Loren Holmes. Steve Hahn took this photo of the "Lincoln" Harley Davidson at the Route 66 Car Show in Springfield. Look close. You'll see Abe. I have been closely fol- lowing the town debate on allowing golf carts on the streets. For over two years now, I have contacted the police and wntten to you with concerns of town chil- dren driving lawn mowers on our streets. Some of them fly across streets without watching traffic. It's scary and irritating when locals would like to have windows open 'in nice weather. Funny, you don't see these kids anywhere near where they live! Maybe their fami- lies don't like the noise. Well, here's a news flash people.., neither do we! Keep them in your yard. I have requested police patrols to watch for these kids and give them tickets. If I remember correctly the driving age is still 16, right? Sleepless in Mr. Pulaski If 8-year-old kids can ride bikes, .razn stop. signs, and ride on the wrong side of the street, why can't responsible adults drive golf carts? Ready-to-Roll This summez a kid on a skateboard was lying flat on ~t and roUed down South Lafayette Street right in front of me. If I weren't a careful driver, I'd have hit him. Instead of worrying over golf carts, ban skateboards on streets. Fed Up As soon as an alderman buys a golf cart you'll see them passing the ordi- nance to permit them to run on city streets. Just Thinkin' Thank you Roger Bates and Phil Bertoni,Cor bring- ing up respect to the flag. People will jump up to grab candy during the parade, but won't budge from their lawn chair when the flag comes buy. A Patriot Engagement Announced Bob and Debbie Snyder of Harrisburg and Darrell and Martha Turner of Tunnel Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Turner to Mark Reeter, son of Randy and Sue Reeter of Mr. Pulaski Amy is a 2007 graduate of Blackburn College with a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, and is currently working towards her degree in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from Des Moines University. Mark is a 2004 graduate of Blackburn College with a, Bachelor's degree in Accounting, and is currently work- ing towa :ds MBA with an accounting concentration from Bellevue University. He currently works at Get- diner Thomsen. CPA in Des Moines, Iowa. Amy and Mark will be married on February 5. 2011 at Rend Lake Resort in Whittington, Illinois. The (Mark, Sally, Max, & Sam) Van Rheeden's cat, Fat Bus, has a black spot on one side. And, when all is right, this heart appears. Insured- Qualitv Work- Free Estimates Shawn 414-5413 Fred 566-3427 David W. Irwin Vice Presient Farm Manager " .... :LI ? Plumbing - Heating - Cooling Backhoe Service - Septic Systems ..... ::~:! 508 Broadway St. Loans if:i: REPORTS OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS MT. PULASKI LIBRARY DISTRICT FISCAL YEAR 7/112009 - 6130/2010 Revenue Summary: Real Estate Ta~(es $99.330: Replacement Taxes $4,807 Per Capita Grant $3,234; Interest $1,605; Miscel- laneous $10,160 Total Receipts: $119 136 Expenditures Summary: Salaries under $25,000: Marilyn Howe, Doris Helton, Lynn Lakin. Gini Bertoni, Vi Passmore, Stephanie Stopher. Dillon Huff. Kristen Lieving, Jeff Dirks. Total Salaries: $54.931 Expenditures more than $2,500: General: Ameren-Cilco $3,398; Baker & Taylor $10.240: Rolling Prairie Library System $2,637. All other General Disbursements under $2,500:$33.966 Total Disbursements: $105,172 Summary Statement Fund Balances 7/1/2009 $169,379 Receipts: $119,136 Disbursements: $105 172 Fund Balances 6/30/2010 $183,343 Certification I, Cindy Stoll, President of the Mt. Pulaski District Library Board, Logan. Macon, DeWitt and Sangamon counties, so hereby certify that the above is a true copy of the Annual Treasurer's Report for the twelve month period ending June 30th, 2010. /S/Cindy K. Stoll President, Mt. Pulaski District Library Board October 5, 2010 Mt. Pulaski Times - 6 Mt. Pulaski 175th Anniversary Historical Sketches #10 in a Series By Phil Bertoni Carl Sandburg writes that Lincoln's interest in logic certainly must have led him to learn and enjoy the game of. chess. On one occasion, when Lin- coln had been called to the dinner table several times by Mary, one of his boys was sent to finally summon his father and instructed to get his father's attention from a serious game with Judge Treat; "the third time, the boy lined up where he could get foot action and kicked the chessboard, kings, queens, pawns, and all, into the air. The father acted as if chessboards were made to be kicked into the air, took the boy's hand, smiled to Judge Treat, 'I reckon we'll have to finish this game some other time', went to dinner and left Judge Treat pultin/t at the gills, with 'mussed-up digr nity." [Sandburg, Vol. II. pp. 280-281] As Lincoln progressed with his learning over the years, so did his appear- ance. He had worn deerskin moccasins as a youth, then wore rawhide boots and now as a trav- eling respectable lawyer, wore calf leather boots. On his head, he had once worn coonskin caps, then a more pronounced rac- coon tail headpiece, then he graduated into black felt hats and finally into what the world would always remember him, "a tall, stiff, silk hat known as a 'stovepipe', also called a 'plug hat'". In this stovepipe - "nearly a foot tall", he carried let- ters, newspaper clippings, deeds, mortgages, checks, and receipts. His physical features are well known from all the photos, paintings, illustrations and writings that have been produced over the years. Neverthe- less, it is noteworthy and interesting to reflect on what one acquaintance once remarked, "Lincoln was the strongest man I ever knew. In the grocery, I often saw him pick up a forty-four gallon barrel of whisky, place it on the counter, and then lower it on the other side." "Lincoln had no library, clerk, no index return, no diary. When he wanted to preserve a memorandum, he noted it down on a card and stuck it in a drawer or in his vest pocket or in his hat. While outside of his mind all was anarchy and confusion, inside all was symmetry and method. His mind was his work- shop; he needed no office, no pen, ink and paper; he could perform his chief labor by self-introspection. For his important business matters, he had an enve- lope marked, 'when you can't fred it anywhere else, look in this'." "In the speeches he was now ready to make, with the American nation for an audience, there would be reason and passion rising so overwhelmingly out of them that some men and women would know that they came from other regions than those of personal ambition. He was in the toils of some- thing else than personal ambition." Speed was a young merchant who befriended Lincoln after his return from the state legislature in 1837, almost friendless and penniless - allowing him to stay with him in his room above his business. "Excepting Speed, James H. Matheny was the most intimate unmarried friend of Lincoln in Springfield at that time, and was his best man, finally, when Lincoln married." [Most of the above quotes were out of Sandburg's works.] More than 20,000 men were killed, wounded, or missing in action in the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. This was the bloodiest one-day fight during the Civil War. VdLD HARE CAFE At Horsefeathers in Elkhart Delicious Home Cooking at its Best! Offering scrumptious Lunches Tuesday - Sunday 11-2:30 Daily Specials - Seasonal Dishes / Reservations & Cred# Cards Accepted Horsefeathers Antique & Gift Shop lOAm to 4Pm Tues. - Sun. 104 Governor Oglesby s, 947-2100 Carved or Decorated Pumpkin Contest Sunday, October 10 - Judging at 3:00 p.m. Age Groups: Up to 5 years and 6 to 10 years Funny and Spooky Categories Gail's Pumpkin Patch will host the 2nd annual Pump- kin CaYved & Decorated Contest. Bring your carved or painted pumpkin to the patch. Prizes will be awarded. Come early and join the fun! HOURS - Monday- Friday lp.m to 5:30 p.m. Saturday 10a.m. to 5:30p.m. / Sunday 1p.m. to 5:30p.m. 1709 2000th Avenue - Beason 217-447-3409 / www.gailspumpkinpatch.com gail@gaUspumpkinpatch.com