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Wednesday, September 9, 2009 Trenton Sun Page 6 - Local Justin Melzer Justin Andrew Melzer, 21, of Trenton, died Mon- day, September 7, 2009 at his residence. He was born June 22, 1988 in Normal, Illinois to Rev. Deborah, nee, Morrell and Ronald C. Melzer; his mother survives in Trenton and his father survives in Tucson, Arizona. Also surviving is a broth- er, Chris Melzer of Trenton; maternal grandparents, Harvey and Dorothy Mor- rell of Pana, Illinois and paternal grandfather, Ron- ald W. Melzer of Tucson, Arizona; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmoth- er, LaVonne Melzer. Justin formerly worked at Lite Brite in Trenton and was currently an EMT with Sugar Creek Ambulance Service in Trenton and was studying to become a Para- medic at SWIC. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Trenton where he was the lead guitarist in the Crossroads Praise Band. Funeral services will be Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 10 a.m. from First United Methodist Church in Trenton with Rev. Joy Caschetta and Rev. Dr. Beverly Wilkes-Null of- ficiating. Interment Rose- mond Grove Cemetery in Rosamond, Illinois. Visitation will be held to- day (Wednesday) from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Sep- tember 10 from 8 to 9:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton. Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church building Fund and will be received at the fu- neral home. Condolences to Kyle Hemann Kyle D. Hemann, 27, of Belleville, and formerly of Germantown, died Sunday, September 6, 2009 in Bel- leville. He was born January 19, 1982 to David and Ginger, nee Tebbe Hemann; they survive in Germantown. Other survivors include siblings, and other rela- tives and friends. Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) from St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery, Germantown. For full obituary or to send condolences, PUBLIC NOTICE State of Illinois ) ) County of St. Clair ) SS. This is to certify that the undersigned transacting a busi- ness in the said County and State under the name of Devine Pet Care at the following post office address: 1660 Coal Mine Road, Trenton, IL 62293 that the true and real names of the per- sons owning, conductiong, or transacting such business together with their respective post office addresses (are) as follows: Jacquita Devine 1160 Coal Mine Road Trenton, IL 62293 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CLINTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN THE MATTER OF THE NAME CHANGE OF: JAMES GREGORY PALMER, JR., a/k/a JAMES GREGORY PIKE. No. 2009- PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, a Public Hearing will be held by the Village Board on September 21, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Baden Village Hall, 1 East Hanover Street, to receive oral or written comments from the public in reference to Leaf Burning within the Village lim- its. All interested parties are invited to attend said hearing and be heard for or against said proposal. Teri L. Crane Village Clerk Take notice that on the 22nd day of October, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. James Gregory Palmer, Jr. shall cause to be heard his Petition For Name Change. The hearing will be held at the Clinton County Courthouse, 850 Fairfax Street, Carlyle, Illinois 62231. J. Patrick Callahan, P.C. Registration No. 371866 Attorney for James Palmer Gregory, Jr. 215 E. Broadway, P.O. Box 117 Trenton, Illinois 62293 (618) 224-7882 "THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE" W09-1325 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF CLINTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION First Bank; Plaintiff, VS. 09 CH 40 Scott A. Schniers; et. al; Defendants, NOTICE BY PUBLICATION The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given to you: Scott A. Schniers that Plaintiff has commenced this case in the Circuit Court of Clinton County against you and other defendants, for foreclosure of a certain Mortgage lien recorded against the premises described as follows: LOT SEVENTEEN (17) OF BOKEL'S SUBDIVISION, BEING A PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER AND PART OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER, ALL IN SECTION EIGHT (8), TOWNSHIP TWO (2) NORTH, RANGE FOUR (4) WEST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, CLINTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT RECORD 360-A OF THE RECORDS OF CLINTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS. EXCEPT COAL, OIL, GAS AND OTHER MINERALS. C/K/A:14432 Maple Drive, Breese, IL 62230 PIN: 06-06-08-400-025 said Mortgage was given by Scott A. Schniers and Christina M. Schniers, Mortgagor(s), to First Bank, Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Clinton County, Illinois, as Document No. 2006R00452. UNLESS YOU file your appearance or otherwise file your answer in this case in the 0~~ce ol the Circuit C~erk 0f C~inton County, Clinton County Courthouse, 850 on or before October 2, 2009, A JUDGMENT OF BY DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU IN THE PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT. Diana A. Carpintero (6274662) Denelle L. Cooper (6257751) Fairfax Street, Carlyle tL 62231 FORECLOSURE OR DECREE FOR THE RELIEF ASKED FOR Russell C. Wirbicki (6186310) Kenneth J. Nannini (3121924) The Wirbicki Law Group Attorney for Plaintiff 33 W. Monroe St., Suite 1140 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-360-9455 W09-1325 Fax: 312-572-7823 1205153 Dealing with swine flu in the Far East > continued from page 5 masks, won't Rae figure something is The doctor came in, took one look at going on?" my X-ray and exclaimed "She doesn't our group, but I then spent the whole While the doctor then discussed the have swine flu!" It was pretty funny, of Saturday in bed, trying in vain to treatment options, the nurses brought and he felt the other hospital had been cool off. in masks, and everyone who might overcautious, but since I was already One of the new teacher's spouses, conceivably come into contact with me here, they would have to test me. Johanna, heard me coughing and was given a mask to wear. I noticed Unfortunately, the test couldn't take brought me a peach around dinner- however, that the nurse who came to place until the next morning, so we'd time, and finally Liu Ruhong, Ian, and get me in the wheelchair wasn't given all have to sleep there. They wanted Lena (three of my colleagues) came to a mask. In spite of my sick state, Ian to send either Ian or Ruhong home, bring me a proper dinner. One look at was right: I noticed all the masks, but the ambulance had already left. It me laying prone on the bed with a face and my first thought was "Oh great.., was after midnight by now, and there- the color of strawberry ice cream, de- swine flu." Ian and Ruhong told me fore no taxis or other forms of trans- spite my cold shower, was enough to that I might NOT have swine flu, but port that far out of the city center. convince Liu Ruhong of the necessity they had to take precautions, so every- Finally Ian and Ruhong agreed to of a doctor's visit, one, including me, had to wear masks, split the bedding for the extra bed. Being 8:30 p.m., of course getting a I was fine with this, since I wasn't sick Ruhong slept on the mattress, while doctor meant heading offto the nearest enough to not feel guilty for potential- Ian took the bedding out to the hall- hospital. The taxi driver, upon hear- ly exposing everyone to swine flu. way and slept on the floor. That led to ing me cough, declared I must have I was mildly surprised then, when another amusing incident for Ruhong swine flu. Liu Ruhong promptly dis- the nurse pushing me (who by now later that evening, when the nurse missed his suppositions, and dragged was wearing a mask) guided me out- came to test my temperature. She me through the hospital doors with side. I remember thinking "If I have was on a different shift, and appar- Ian's help. swine flu, why am I being taken out- ently the outgoing nurse had just told I was herded first to a doctor who side?" The nurse then pushed me into her to test the foreigner. She therefore took my blood pressure, listened to my a small addition to the hospital, where was forced to ask Liu Ruhong which heart, and then ordered me to have a I was laid on a bed and an I.V. was set one of us she had to test, me or Ian. chest X-ray and blood tests. I nearly up to give me medicine, while we wait- The next morning I woke up feeling fainted after the chest X-ray, so Ian ed for a special ambulance to be sent almost completely recovered and dis- got me set up on some hard hospital from the infectious diseases hospital, covered Ian in the hallway, resembling chairs while Liu Ruhong darted off The I.V. stand, of course, was merely a beggar sleeping on the floor. The to the original doctor's office with my a wooden board stuck in a small hole doctor came in to test meat 7 a.m., in the ground, with nails pounded into and said the test results wouldn't be X-rays and other papers. Ian kept me entertained for about a half-hour with it for hanging the IV bags... I thought available for at least six hours. That quotes from "Summer Heights High", this was hilarious. My temperature left most of the day for us to entertain a hilarious Australian Internet televi- had measured 39.5 C (104 F), so the ourselves without books, MP3s, tele- sion show. (Google it; it has awful lan- medicine I was given first was de- visions, or human interaction outside guage, but hysterical in spite of that signed to lower my temperature, of the Spacesuit Lady and each other. fact.) By the time I was on my second I.V. We dozed a lot, just because there Finally he ran offto get me a mobile bottle, the ambulance arrived. It was was little else to do, although we DID bed to lie on, since the plastic seats my first ride in an ambulance, and I discover the joys of taking photos were a pretty far cry from a Hilton was sort of looking forward to the ex- with our camera phones, especially armchair. He was gone for about 30 perience. Ian and Ruhong had never with the swine flu sign. We finally got minutes before a male nurse finally been in one either, so they were quite the results at 3 p.m. (Ian: "Don't be so showed up to load me into a wheel- curious as well. Unfortunately, we are negative, Rae.") and I personally was chair and take me back to the original all in agreement that we never want almost delirious with joy at getting to ride in one again. The interior was out of the hospital. I can only imag- doctor. No sooner had he gotten me set up in the chair though, then an- hotter than hell, and to our disap- ine how relieved Ian and Liu Ruhong other nurse came up and demanded pointment the driver never turned on were. Our first act of freedom was tak- to know where he was taking me. By the siren, ing a shower upon our return to the this point, I was feeling so sick, I just Additionally, the windows and guesthouse, and then eating dinner let the first nurse argue for me, only doors didn't open, given that it was at Dairy Queen. We didn't even care saying "My friends are over there..." used to transport contagious infected about the nutritional deficiency of in Chinese and gesturing. Thankfully, patients. Still, there was a bit ofhilar- having ice cream for dinner, we were the two of us were enough to convince ity involved, such as when the driver so happy to be out. the second nurse that I was supposed slammed on the brakes at one point I was eventually diagnosed with to be wheeled away, and off I went. and Liu Ruhong, who wasn't holding pneumonia, and this week I finish my By now you're probably wondering the handle, went flying across the I.V. treatment for that. I can also hap- why Ian and Ruhong had left r~e M1 length of the ambulance and wound pily report that all of the other teach- alone, and what was happening in the up in Ian's lap. ers have not :deVeioped swifi'e fI~', ~nd other doctor's office. Well, after the Once we arrived at the Infectious several of the Young Adult Vdltii~teers doctor got the X-rays developed, she Diseases Hospital, the ambulance were even willing to brave the threat driver released us from the Mouth of of contagion by unloading my lug- - spied two areas of infections in my lungs, and my blood work had come Hades and we found ourselves staring gage when Liu Ruhong and I finally back with no abnormalities. She felt at a locked glass door, with no lights arrived for the summer conference in on beyond. The only illumination Nanjing. that the infections in my lungs were too serious to have developed after came from the flashing blue lights of I must confess that other than my only two days of coughing, and imme- the ambulance, so it felt like the set birth, I don't think I have ever been in diately thought "swine flu!" She told of a particularly bad B-movie horror the hospital before this, and while I'm Liu Ruhong that she didn't think it flick, not eager to go back, it wasn't a hor- After a few minutes, a nurse came rible experience. If anything, it was a really was swine flu, but just to be on the safe side, they had to assume it to unlock the doors and flick on the bit boring at times, but at least I was was. lights, and I nearly burst out laugh- accompanied by entertaining folks. At this point, two of the other doc- ing. She looked as though she was Still, if you asked me what the high- tors tried to escape out the door of the protecting herself from lethal radia- light of that time was, I'd still have to office, and Liu Ruhong chased them tion, and I began to refer to her as say "getting my test results, and they back, saying "I'm not a doctor, and I'm the Spacesuit Lady. She was literally were negative!" not scared, so what's your problem?" covered in plastic from head to toe: la- I hope all you back in the U.S. have The original doctor also stated, as Ian tex gloves, hair cap, and rubber boots, been able to avoid swine flu, but if you entered the room, that they shouldn't plus a mask. Once she got me set up haven't, I hope you've at least been tell me that I might have swine flu. on one of the beds with my I.V. stand able to find some funny stories in (thereafter referred to as Hector), she the midst of the experience. 'Til next Liu Ruhong questioned this, and even Ian said "If we all show up wearing went and brought the doctor, month... Chicken, Shrimp & Fish Fry Every Friday Evening Starting at 4:30 p.m. AVISTON LEGION HOME Phone 228-7311 Carryouts available Please order chicken before 6:30 BID REQUEST The Village of New Baden will accept sealed proposals for approx. 1500 linear feet of side- walk installation and/or replace- ment, and installation of approx. 61 ADA compliant curb ramps, at the Office of the Village Clerk, 1 East Hanover Street, until 4:00 p.m. on September 17, 2009. Details of bid package are avail- able at Village Hall. All equip- ment & personnel to be provided by the contractor. All contracts for the construction of Public Works are subject to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1-12). A liability insurance policy must be provided to the Village. The Village Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. BY" ORDER OF THE VILLAGE BOARD TEl?/CRANE, VILLAGE CLERK Teamwork, Feel the difference. ii I '! 1