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Page 6C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press April 28, 2010 Mountain City ceh'.brates 160th birt|ldaythis weekend ." city's , cel- aa. 10 Buyas armer's city. oration y a hot book tke. d .S. ents bably mined e site rexas/ MOUNTAIN CITY New Mexico border (which took away 1/3 of the land Texas claimed at the time) and paid Texas $10 million to pay off debt to Mexico. Interesting tidbit: Armadillos entered Texas from Central Ameriea in 1850. Interesting wildlife occasionally hits the streets in our ".little city, still somewhat out in the country." In a single day, Amy Hilton received five re- Ports of coral snakes. On pavement the "red and yellow kill a fellow" coloring startles.., as well it should. it the streets. Stream on over to th vacant lot on Saturday morning tt ebrate Mountain City's 160 th Birth a.m. - noon. This will be a birthday like none other. local as it gets - from the Mountain City I Market. Learn who's buried in Mountain Leam the story of Mountain City's inco and why we do not have fire hydrants. Bt dog. See the "Mountain City Cooks" cook Flip through 13 years of"Montage". Eat c For kids - face painting, jump castle ar more. oe* 2010 is also the 160  birthday for the E Census. In 1850, 27 percent of Texas resid were slaves. Just think, males in this community pr voted in the statewide election that deter Austin, the temporary capital, would be t of Texas's capital for the next 20 years. Late in 1850, Congress established the James Hill did a double take and snapped a photo with his phone when he ran upon an EIGHT INCH frog on Live Oak Drive. Best I can determine, it's a bullfrog. A Great-crested Flycatcher's profile and demeanor atop a tall hackberry caught my attention last week Since then, I've heard him "Wheeeeep." They should be nesting here in May. Painted Buntings returned to Mountain City this week/As with the flycatcher, I first caught the profile and demeanor. A few minutes later, feathers of many colors flashed in the sunlight. SallyW'flson sees a small red fox in her back- yard on a regular basis. She's on Maple, backing up to the ranchland. tOO Remember when Mountain City used to have a red fox family on Juniper, on the vacant lot? Remember that I need tidbits? 512.268.5678 or ptom5678@gmail'.com Thanks! Love, Pauline Fifth Graders Conquer00.e Recession BY KATIE BLATZER Special to the Hays Free Press Don't tell the fifth grade students at Tom Green Elementary that the econo my is in freefall. With the help of the Texas State Stu- dents in Free Enterprise (SIFE) progra 1, the fifth graders have opened a school store selling products to their fellow students, earning $860 in profits in just three weeks. "The kids are definitely huge con- tributors to the success of their store l: e- cause they get to know what it feels'lik to own a business," said Katie Blatzer, i i Texas State SIFE student. "They love to get involved." The students are selling products ranging from $.25 to $1.50 from Oriental Trading Company. The students work to apply the principles they learn each Monday in class to the stores each Fri- day, and also can connect to their fellow students to find out what they want to buy. The program is a part of Free En- terprise City, a five-week project that teaches the students concepts of free enterprise and economics. The final event, also called Free Enterprise City, will be held on April 30, 2010 for third through fifth grade students. PHOTO BY ??? Odds & Ends Continued from pg. 1C Family members and friends shared in giving an obituary or remembrances of loved ones who were buried in the Live Oak Cemetery during 2009-2010. They are as follows: Wilbum Worley, Alvin Homan, Wm. McCar- ley, Lorene Walser, Margaret Wranitzky, Laura Powell and PeggyWisian. Leonard Kramer thanked the board. A very informative meeting closed with a prayer of thanks, which included the delicious carry-in food by members and friends. Lots are available by calling Daniel Heideman at 312-398- 4748 for information. Family members of Wm. Hagedorn and Emma Louise Rothhardt; Pauline Wisian andWm. Hohmann andWm. Hagedorn and Pauline Wisian Hohmann (yes! That's right) met at Mamacitas Restaurant on April 20 for a "Dutch treat" lunch and visiting. Despite the cupping of ears and "What did you say," a good time was had by all. A lot of family history and hpppenings were shared. One of thehighlights of the gathering was the observance of Terry Kleen's 60th birth- day, shared by the employees singing and the delicious fried batter and honey (I don't know what it's called, I'm Ger- man)By the way, Terry is Wm. Hagedorn and Pauline Roth- hardtls great granddaughter. Fifteea descendents enjoyed the aernoon. OO0 . Mo on Su erlyK Amor and Iq ert, C; Cin& Nicoi Lock/ Schm Erwin dom, of Sar Haget Lois l- Rachc and s4 Kristy of Bu.i :e cousins got together aday at Danny and Bev- een's home near Buda. g the guests were Frank elen Scheel of Palm Des- difornia, their daughter, Plant and Justin and Kenneth Schnautz of art, Benny and Carol aann of New Braunfels, and Bobby Jean Hage- Doug and MeUisa Kleen Marcos, Scott andVik lorn of Austin, Ed and ,augherty, Jimmy and 1 Plant, Debbie Moore ms'of Kyle, Richard and Saxon and daughters la, Danny and Sharon Class of 2010 On June 2, the Hays Free Press keepsake Graduation Edition for Lehman High School and the Acac The Graduation Edition.gives g keepsake of special memories of days .and words of inspiration fro Heideman of Uhland, Roslyn Stephens of Maxwell. Also a couple of old uncles and aunts, Clarence Heideman and Ade- lene Wisian of San Marcos and Raymond and Myrtle Heide- man of Uhland. All enjoyed the carry-in lunch, the various games and most of all the visit- ing and sharing of family news. gO Sympathy is extended to George and Patti Lyon s in the death of George's mother, will publish its annual :he Hays High School, lemy High seniors. aduates a treasured friends, activities, school n family and friends. Take this opportunity to tell everyone how proud you are of your student. Mariam Strong. Also to Gloria Maier, in the passing of her mother. Prayers go with Ron Salewsky and his daughter, Rease Freeman and family. Rease is very ill. Best wishes to Jim Alexan- der who is in Reliant Rehab Hospital in Round Rock. Also to all who are in dire need of prayers, including Virgie Parsons who has Hospice care in her home. Sympathy is also extended to Robert and Barbara Hanna in the death of Robert's Aunt Lisa Raemsch of Houston. Best wishes and a speedy recovery to Jeffery lakubik, son of Pastor and Judy Jaku- bik, as he undergoes surgery next week: Jeffery is from Snook, Texas. Congratulations to Kelly Jones who will graduate from HT on May 21. FINAL DE, Place an ad with photo ant Don't delay, senc kDLINE IS MAY 19TH message before May 12th and receive $5 off in your photos and message today[ e-mail to graduation@haysfreepress.coT or submit your info by marl to: " " '. . .: ::" : . ' ...... :. . . ...,:,. .... P.O. 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