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'I ng . i ! I ....................... ;:\\;o ............. : ....................................... PARADES AS THEY USED TO LOOK YEARS AGO AT MOUNT PULASKI CELEBRATIONS ] I i I i I I l I ! EUGENE G. PHINNEY OLDEST MERCHANT HERE IN YEAR 1941 (M 29, 11) At the close of business Satur- day, May 31, Eugene G. Phlnney, now 85 years old, and Mount Pul. aski's oldest merchant, will re- tire from the grocery busins, after having been located on the east side of the square for a great many years. He has been identified with the business in* terests of the city for over a half century, and is well and favorably known, and has a host of friends. He was born in August, Maine, and came to Mount Pulaski in 1885, at first going into the gro- cery business with his brother-in- law, J. F. Ford, and in subse- quent years has operated a gro- cery and feed business, with the exception of about five years, When he was employed at the flour mill on South Vine Street. He was in different locations, but for the longest period of time, was in the present location. incere wishes for a joyous Holiday to you and yours. MEL SINGLEY LUNCHETTE Hilltop Bowl he happy spirit the Christmas O season, e end sincerest 9reetings to our loyal riends and customers, with heart thanhs for their patronage. MOUNT PULASKI N. L. HUBBARD GRAIN O.