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Mt, Pulaski Courthouse & Museum Volunteers Appreciation Tea Animal Crackers are not really crackers, but Candy canes began as straight white sticks of cookies that were imported to the United States sugar candy used to decorated the Christmas from England in the late 1800s. Barnum's circus- trees. A choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral like boxes were designed with a string handle so decided have the ends bent to depict a shep- that they could be hung on a Christmas tree. herd's crook and he would pass them out to the children to keep them quiet during the services. Alabama was the first state to recognize Christ- It wasn't until about the 20th century that candy mas as an official holiday in 1836. canes acquired their red stripes. Mary KrAauer, Waneta Stephens, Mary Hickey, Maxine Downing, Dorene Smith, Alice Davis, Dolly Buckles, and Sue Schaffenacker. Pete Howe, Carol VanRheeden, Darrell Knauer, Nick Smith, Phil Bertoni, and James Jackson. Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Site Superin- Mayor Jim Fuhrer and Dan Phillips. tendent WaUy Kautz. Wally talked about the Mt. Pulaski l~oundation members are Tom Courthouse Foundation that has. 1" Martin, Doug Johnson (True Value been established. Hardware), Barbara Stroud-Borth, WaUy The foundation replaces the 175!h Kautz, and Todd Cyrulik. One project Committee. It will financially completed this summer was the painting assist with courthouse maintenance and of exterior trim on the courthouse. repairs. Times Photos Photo is captioned "10-21-51 Mt.Susie Taylor provided this photo. Can Pulaski Mobile Station". The banner you imagine what those pumps are worth asks, "Are you winter ready?" Dale & to a collector today? Cars too. Dee,. 17, 2011 Mt. Pulaski Times On the occasion of our Saviour's birth, We join you in praying for peace on earth; And send this message of goodwill your way, As together we celebrate Christmas Day. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the Staff, 0fficer , and Direct0r AR AN m of Mt. The Oldest Bank in Logan. Cmtnty * 8l,tw e 1872 13