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Harrisburg Daily Register (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Harrisburg, Illinois Remembrance Carolyn Mcleod 5, sat quietly at Sunset cemetery during a memorial Day address by or. Harry Abell background standing sic president who paid tribute to the servicemen and women who gave their lives in defense of our democracy. Carolyn is the daughter of Harrisburg american legion Post 167 member or. Kenneth Mcleod and his wife Georgia. Also present at the May 30 ceremony that included the hanging of wreaths on unknown Soldier crosses were Gold Star widows Anna Lanham and Pat Martin. They were Given roses by Post 167 auxiliary member Lucille Hatfield who also delivered a memorial prayer. Seated on the stand from left Bonnie Ragan who delivered a Reading of Quot i am your Flag Quot Gene Ragan Post 167 Carla love Sam love Post 167 commander Lucille Hatfield. Post 167 auxiliary Secretary Doris Sanders led the Assembly in the pledge of allegiance. Post 167 member Bill Williams led the Assembly in singing Quot America the Beautiful Quot and Quot the Star spangled other dignitaries on hand included Saline county circuit clerk Ron Ledford Saline county clerk Jim Fowler state representative David Phelps state Dor Glen Poshard and reverend kit hard Reed who delivered the Benediction. Placing of the wreaths was done by commander love auxiliary president Stevens Carla love Bob Sanders Gene Ragan and Bonnie Rogan. Taps was played by Post 167 member or. Kenneth Mcleod. Register photo Ken Harper the daily a Volley for fallen comrades Harrisburg american legion Post 167 firing squad rendered an eight gun Salute at Sunset cemetery May 30 during ceremonies honouring the service men and women who gave their lives protecting our country. Left to right Dave Evans John Lutwinski Joe Poirot Harold Smith Truman Wilbank Rosiclare Post 571 member John Miller Tom Hildreth Floyd Hull. John Hetterscheid was also in the squad standing at the far left but is not pictured. 5th division department of Illinois american legion commander Jim Stroud was also present at the ceremony. Register photo Ken Harper Shawneetown s 4th annual Coal Days Celebration to get underway june 6 the 4th annual Coal Days Celebration will be held in Shawneetown on june 6-7, with a varied schedule of activities to take place during the event. The 176th birthday of the City of Shawneetown will also be observed. In conjunction with the Coal Days Celebration the annual Lions club carnival and firemen a Barbecue will also be held. The carnival will arrive and be opening on the downtown mall beginning tuesday june 3. On wednesday evening the ladies of the first presbyterian Church will be serving homemade ice Cream and cake at the bandstand on the mall. Thursday evening the miss Coal Days Queen contestants will be on stage and the carnival grounds in costume. They will be collecting votes at a Penny each with a Winner being announced on Friday evening. On Friday registration for the judged arts and crafts show sponsored by the Gallatin county historical society will be held at the fire station from 3-7 . See details on contest elsewhere highlighting Friday nights activities beginning at 7 . Will be the Beauty contest and the crowning it of the Little miss and or. Shawneetown. This will be followed by a concert by country music Star Gene Watson. Hea Honoreen the Harrisburg education association held its annual Spring meeting Friday at West Side school. During the meeting left Harrisburg High school senior Stephen Roberts was presented the Hea scholarship by Jim Butler. Roberts the son of or. And mrs. Kenneth Lee Roberts plans to attend Southeastern Illinois College before going on to Southern Illinois uni verify Carbondale majoring in arts. During the meeting retiring teacher Barbara Thompson right was recognized. Unit 3 superintendent Dennis Carpenter presented Thompson with the shiny Apple award for her 36 years of service to unit 3, the last 33 of them being with perfect attendance. She also was lauded for being the Mother confessor of Malan Junior High faculty. Register photos Bob Bondurant Register saturday May 31,1986 published continuously since 1915 of Harrisburg ill., 62946 new series volume 71, no. 282 Chris Vessell the eds class of 1986 valedictorian Speaks at commencement Friday night while Doris Camp presents an Eldorado education association award to senior Ray Wagner right. Register photos Erin Brothers eds graduates 107 at the present time the Queen contestants Are Selling tickets to the Gene Watson concert for $2.50 each. After june 2, the tickets will be $5e. Each. A Little miss and or. Contestants and their families have been bus yet having bake sales car washes in rummage sales going ,0-meter run begins at the tent to be located adjacent to the City Hall. The registration fee is $7 per person and should be paid on or before june 7. The classes for the run Are menus and women a open men and women 18 and under men and women 35 and older and heavyweight 200 pounds and Over. All entrants will receive a tee shirt and winners will the Eldorado High school class of 1986, 107 Strong graduated last night the 76th class to receive its diplomas at eds. Speaking to the Large crowd were class valedictorian Chris Vessell son of Mike and Nancy Vessell and salutatorian Michael Massey son of ted and Shirley Massey while Many seniors received awards Friday night. Receiving the Good citizen award from the daughters of the american revolution was Jonna Schmitt who also won the Eldorado Lions club award. American legion Post 169 awarded scholarships to Kim Fry who also received the rim Hathaway memorial scholarship and to Phillip sinks with honorable mention awards to Debbie Mcgill and Mike Hurley. Eldorado eagles awards were won by Chris Vessell Mike Massey Debbie Mcgill and Ray Wagner the top four academically in the class while the rotary scholarship was won by Usa Lambert. The Junior woman club nursing scholarship went to Christina Watson and recipients of the southwestern Baptist scholarships were James mings and Dan Pollock. The Wal Mart scholarship went to an Eldorado student Mike Massey for the fourth year in a Row while the sic education association $300 award was won by Chris Vessell. Eldorado athlete Cathy Etienne won the Betty Bramlet memorial scholarship As Well As an athletic scholarship to Siu Edwardsville. Student body president Lori Edwards won the student Council scholarship while Bruce Quisen Berry won the Industrial arts scholarship. Michelle Bailey won the science dept award and the Home economics scholarship at University of Evansville she will also study tool design at it while Mark Jones won a u of e alumni scholarship. Duff Kingston awards went to Scott Pilkington Ray Wagner and . Unthank and the Boz Adams award to Bruce Whipple. Sic scholarship went to Chris Vessell who will attend sic and later u of i in engineering and the sic gifted award in music to Michelle Cantrell. The John and Ruth Pruett scholarship to sic was awarded to Gina Langley who will study business and the la. Pat award to study an education related Field to Robin Bradley. Brian Arflack won a Wadi scholarship and Tina Watson won the Macmurray College scholarship. The u of i general Assembly award was won by Debbie Mcgill and Siu foundation awards went to Meg Bramlet and Christy Anderson while the math award was won by Ray Wagner. Illinois Merit scholarships went to Chris Vessell Mike Massey Debbie Mcgill Ray Wagner Jonna Schmitt Meg Bramlet and Christy Anderson while Illinois state scholars Are Brian Arflack Christy Anderson Mark Cody Michelle Etienne Usa Lambert Debbie Mcgill Brad Rigsby Chris Vessell Ray Wagner Robbie Mason and Mike Massey. Eldorado education scholarships were won by Ray Wagner and . Unthank while the Randy Maloney memorial scholarship went to Diane Frost. National Honor society seniors Are Christina Anderson 2d Yea Brian Arflack 3d Yea Robin Bradley 3d year Meg Bramlet 3d Yea Michelle Cantrell 2d earmark Cody 3d Yea let Eslie Cox 2d Yea Michelle Etienne 3d Yea Diane Frost 2d earmark Jones 3d year Gina Langley 2d year Debra Mcgill 3d year Michael Massey 3d Yea Michelle mentes 2d Yearance Miller 1st Yea Michelle Pool 3d Yea Brad Rigsby 3d year Jonna Schmitt 3d Yea Chris Vessell 3d year Ray Wagner 3d year and Jennifer Wilson 1st year. Cited for perfect attendance this year were seniors Brian Arflack Mary Ann Allen Christy Anderson katrina Arflack Kevin Barton Michelle Bailey Robin Bradley Meg Bramlet Leslie Cox in it i Edwards Cathy Etienne Kim Fry Linden Hargraves Gary Hathaway Michael Hurley Usa Lambert Gina Langley four years Robert Mason Michael Massey Conrad Mccroskey Debra Mcgill Dan Pollock Kevin Rice Beverly Roberts four years Rad Rigsby Kevin Seely four year Shannon Stanley Gabe Sutton Gloria Rovito Jonna Schmitt Stephanie Slaton Michelle Trueblood . Unthank Chris Vessell four years Bruce Whipple Patrick Williams four years Tina Watson and Susan Watson. Junior class marshals were Kelly Russell and Dana Brown. Hart intends to make next court appearance Chicago up a Janice Hart a Follower of Radical Lyndon Larouche and the democratic nominee for Illinois Secretary of state plans on making her next court appearance on a disorderly conduct charge even though she believes her arrest warrant was politically motivated a Campaign aide says. A she has every intention of being there a Dana Scanlon a spokesman for the National democratic policy committee formed by i Trouche supporters said Friday. Cook county circuit judge Morris Topol issued an arrest warrant for Hart 31, when she failed to appear in court tuesday on the disorderly conduct charge. Topol also ordered Harts $500 Bond revoked and set a $2,000 Bond on the arrest warrant. Hart claims she unsuccessfully attempted to Contact her attorney during the memorial Day weekend to let him know she would be not be in court because of a Campaign commitment in West Germany. Hart originally indicated she did not intend to return to the United states until july. But after Topol set a new court Date of june 23 in North suburban Skokie Hart decided to change her plans and return to Illinois for the hearing Scanlon said in a Telephone interview from Leesburg va., where the Ndoc is headquarter and the Home of . Hart who is in West Germany to Campaign for fellow followers of i Trouche who have formed the patriots for Germany political party in the european nation was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly disrupting a service in a Glencoe synagogue in May 1985. Hart allegedly shoved a piece of liver at Milwaukee archbishop Rembert Weakland during the service. Hart believes the issuance of the arrest warrant after her failure to appear in court was politically motivated Scanlon said. A it could be fairly said that Tow judge in this instance really Gol extremely angry Over very Little a Seaton said. A the judge just flew of the handle and accused Janice of thumbing her nose at the Law a an individual appeared in court just before Janice and was granted a continuance. So i think this is absolutely a political Issue a she said. Elsewhere Strawberry crop so so couple tells wedding plans has graduates saluted locally up and coming reunions rear View Mirror Pool Patter comics crossword Bridge sunny and warm farm report Page 2 social scene Page 3 pages 4-5-g-7 Page 7 sports Page 8 Page 9 weather map Page 12 Wea ther Southern Illinois partly Cloudy saturday night. I it of in the Middle by. Light Southwest winds. Mostly sunny sunday. Widely scattered Altern Ltd ii and evening showers or thunderstorms. High in the Middle 80s. Mines \ Sahara 6 and Washer 7 and 21 work monday

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