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Thursday, May 19, 2011 The Clte Citizen Page Three Historical Society http://cahs.webs.com/ Remember when draft horses were an important part of farming? Before the age of the tractor, horses did the heavy work on the family farm. Here is a picture of Lester Beam with Bill, Ben, Doc, and Dan. The caption reads "4 brothers." Thanks for Herman Kappelman for sharing this slice of. time gone by. Melody Kirk and Carol Murphy at 515-989-0577 or Carmrphy6@msn.com Historical Society Calendar http://cahs.webs.cond May 27 - 30 State Historical Society's traveling exhibit "The Fiery Trial: Iowa and the Civil War." For more information, call Mary Sue: 515-989-0577, 515-989-0569, 515-321-6585. MUST SEE. May 28 All you can eat, Breakfast Buffet 8 am - 11 am at the Randleman House, $7, adults, $5. children. June 10, 11, 12 Civil War Weekend Event at City Park. Sponsored by Carlisle Area Historical Society. Call 515-989-0577 for details. And watch the website: http://cahs.webs.com/ Reserve the Randleman House Contact Carol Murphy to reserve the Randleman House for a meeting or event. 989-0577 or 360-0981. Become a Member Call Carol to give a Carlisle Area Historical Society mem- bership to a friend. $35 yearly, or $500 Lifetime mem- bership. THE FIERY TRIAL Iowa and the Civil War The Carlisle Area Historical Society is sponsoring the State Historical Society's traveling exhibit, "The Fiery Trial: Iowa and the Civil War". The exhibit is housed in a 32-foot trailer and is part of the State Historical Museum's educational outreach program to serve Iowans and their communities. This exhibit will come to Carlisle for viewing on Friday May 27 tar0ugh Monday May 30, open daily 10 am to 6 pm. The tour of the exhibit is free of charge. Parents and/or guardians must accompany children ages 12 and under. "The Fiery Trial" will include: A visual timelne of Iowa's participation in the Civil War O:  i Exhibi bout Ipwans and their Civil War experiences Information about Annie Wittenmyer, a Sanitation Agent fqIowa who oversaw the needs of Union Army soldiers e The im;t:of the Civil War on Iowa The rol I0w a played in the Civil Rights movement when it approved the right to vote for African-Americans - A computer program that allows visitors to research Civil War ancestors by person, town township or con- gressional district Make your holiday plans now to spend time at the Randleman House and enjoy the various activities being planned. For more information please call Mary Sue at 515-989- 0210, 515-989-0569 Tuesday, Thursday or Friday or 515- 321-6585. Kephart competes in Baton Competition On May 7th, Marissa Kephar, a Freshman at Carlisle High School, participated in the 2011 Miss Majorette of Iowa Baton Competition held at Valley Southwoods in West Des Moines. Marissa, who twirls at Paula Brekke School of Dance and Tumbling and is coached by Julie Canterbury-Rietz, was crowned the 13-15 Intermediate Junior Pageant winner and will represent the state of Iowa in the National AYOP competition at Notre Dame in late July. The Pageant is a combination of model, solo and X-strut competitive events and Marissa placed first in both solo and X-Strut: In April, she attended the Iowa State Baton Twirling Championships in Davenport and placed first in Intermediate Level X-Strut and 2rid in Baton Solo. Special Olympics Iowa athletes compete at State Summer Games in Ames May 26-28 Nearly 3,000 athletes to participate In less than a month the Special Olympics Iowa State Summer Games will take place in Ames May 26-28 with nearly 3,000 Special Olympics Iowa athletes from across the state competing on the Iowa State University cam- pus. "This is the largest Special Olympics Iowa event held during the year," said SOIA President/CEO Mark A. Reed. "Athletes, their families and coaches travel to Ames from every part of the state for this competition." Reed said athletes of all ages and ability will have the opportunity to participate in various sports and activi- ties including: aquatics (swimming), athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental sports, soccer skills, 7-on-7 team soccer and tennis. A roller skating competi- tion is also scheduled in West Des Moines. More than 1,200 coaches and chaperones as well as 2,000 volun- teers willdonate their time to make this event a success. The Opening Ceremonies will be held in Hilton Coli- seum at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26. During the cer- emony, Special Olympics Iowa athletes will parade into the coliseum and the flame to officially start the Games will be lit. For a complete schedule of events, pleas e visit the SOIA website at www.soiowa.org Carlisle Alumni Association The Carlisle Alumni As- sociation would like to in- vite all alumni to attend our brief planning meet- ings. Our meetings last about one hour and the re- maining meeting will be in the Board Room at the El- ementary at 6:00 pm on June 15. Please mark your calendar and join 1as! All alumni are welcome to at- tend! IT'S BETTER TO REVIEW YOUR ANNUITY THAN RETHINK YOUR RETIREMENT. Call your financial advisor today for details. Joseph H Schettler Financial Advisor www.edwardjones.com 90 Hwy 5 Carlisle, IA 50047 515-9894100 Member SIPC Senior Citizens Senior Citizens will meet Friday, May 20 at 1:30 p.m: at Community United Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall for an afternoon of games and fellowship. Please bring a snack to share and enjoy the fun. Every- one 55 years and older is welcome. Masons Pancake Breakfast The monthly Pancake Breakfast will be hosted by the Hartford Masons Saturday, May 21 at the Lodge Hall from 7:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee, juice and milk. This is a free will offering event and is open to the pub- lic and the cribbage boards are always available. Memorial Day Services Memorial Day Services will be held at the Hartford Cemetery Monday, May 30 at 2i00 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Nathan Lamb. Mary Todd Lincoln To Attend The Civil War Event In Carlisle Jessica Michna of Racine Wisconsin will bring Mary Todd Lincoln to life at the Civil War Event weekend to be held at Carlisle's North Park on June 11 th and 12 th. You will have an opportunity to meet and greet Mrs. Lincoln and hear the riveting story of her life from childhood to the White House era. She will attend the style show Saturday morning and speak to us following the show. After two years of re- search, script writing, cos- tume construction and end- less rehearsals Mary Todd Lincoln was ready for the public. Audiences loved Mary but wanted more. So, in 2005 Eleanor Roosevelt made her debut. In t]ae fall of 2008 Abigail Adams joined the troupe and 2009 the fictitious character, Sari (Ma) Semple, the Ap- palachian story teller was born. Who will be next? In the year 2012 the nation will be recognizing the 200 th 84% of Iowans read their local newspaper 331ere's nothing like your local newspaper when Some readers get mobile updates by text or stp you're looking for information. Who just bought their morning coffee while reading the online the downtown bookstore? Who is having a sale edition. No matter how you access it - you can't on bower tools? How did the vote go at the city fend more in-dept coverage, more variety or council meeting last night? more local content anywhere elsd When it matters, your newspaper is there. Access to the aforrnstion you need. All from That's why 84% of Iowans read their local paper your local newspaper: every week. 8ource-Newt Markotltlg and Research 2010 anniversary of the War of 1812 and Dolly Madison will be ready to bring her history to life. Save the weekend of June 11 th & 12 th to take a step back in time as you watch and participate in the era of the Civil War. There is no admission for this event so bring the family and en- joy! The Civil War event weekend is being sponsored by the Carlisle Area His- torical Society with finan- cial assistance provided by the Greater Carlisle Foundation, Casey's and other fundraising dona- tions. The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce is providing the funding for the oerformance of Mary Todd.Lincoln by Jessica Michna. For more information about this event contact any member of CAHS, check our w.ebsite www.cahs.webs.com or call Mary Sue at 321-6585 or Carol at 989-0577. 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