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These are some of the articles I noticed while going through the Mirror-Democrat.  To get a copy, please send a SASE plus about $1.00 for copy fees to the Mt. Carroll Library


bullet10 Jan - Carroll's 90 lb. Bombshell, Capitola Armour
bullet24 Jan - DAR Winners
bullet24 Jan - Mrs. Leona Farley in Who's Who
bullet14 Feb - Timberlake Playhouse story
bullet14 Feb - Civil War Monument story & pictures of the Glenview
bullet28 Mar - SAR medal awarded
bullet04 Apr - Harold Yochem honored & Pic of farm
bullet11 Apr - Courthouse & Oakville stuff pictured
bullet18 Apr - Miss Hattie McClure is 100
bullet09 May - Center Hill Celebrates 100 years
bullet23 May - 8th Grade Graduates
bullet23 May - New DAR Officers
bullet23 May - Shimer class of 1974 with Pics
bullet30 May - DAR Records Graves
bullet30 May - Mt. Carroll High School Class of '74 with Pics
bullet13 Jun - Savanna Centennial
bullet27 Jun - Same Tate photo from "The American Cooner" 1898
bullet27 Jun - Courthouse Gold
bullet27 Jun - Carroll County Flag Dedication
bullet04 Jul - Church of God 125 years old
bullet11 Jul - Thomson-Savanna Business review
bullet18 Jul - Log cabin researched
bullet25 Jul- Chadwick, Shannon, Lanark, Milledgeville Business Review
bullet25 Jul - Church of God
bullet01 Aug - Camp Benson 18 years
bullet22 Aug - Colehour Elevator 105 years
bullet20 Aug - Mt. Carroll Nat'l Bank 40 years (neat pics of the intersection before the bank was built)
bullet29 Aug - Francke barn
bullet14 Nov - Past Masters of the Masonic Lodge
bullet14 Nov - Bio: Roger Hansen, teacher
bullet21 Nov - Bio: Ronald Bjurstrom, teacher
bullet28 Nov - Bio: Ron Woolley, teacher
bullet12 Dec - Bio: Alvin Woodside, teacher


bullet02 Jan - Nice pic of Metcalf Hall, Shimer College
bullet16 Jan - Lanark & Rockford, Automotive history
bullet27 Feb - Civil War letter of Wm. H. Gill
bullet22 May - WPA Art
bullet29 May - 1975 Shimer Grads
bullet05 Jun - Point Rock Park
bullet19 Jun - Camp Benson
bullet26 Jun - 1945 Lanark High Class Reunion
bullet06 Nov - Mac Clean Fogg breaks ground