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• To the north and south of the central hall are chambers whose walls are inscribed with the words of Lincoln’s most famous speeches, his second inaugural address and the Gettysburg Address. • Above these inscriptions are 60 x 12-foot murals, painted with special mixtures of paint, kerosene, and wax, formulated to protect the scenes from the elements. The paintings feature principles followed by Lincoln throughout his life, including freedom, liberty, justice, unity, fraternity, charity, and the law. • In the central hall sits Lincoln, immortalized in marble, 19 feet tall and weighing 175 tons. The original plans called for a 10-ft-tall Lincoln, but it was enlarged so that the statue would not be dwarfed by the huge chamber. It took four years to complete the sculpture out of Georgia white marble. Six Italian men, the Piccirilli Brothers, carved the statue in the South Bronx under the supervision of the sculptor Daniel French, and it was shipped to Washington in 28 separate pieces. (The Piccirillis were also responsible for creating the two enormous sculpted lions in front of the New York City Public Library.) If the giant Lincoln were able to stand up, he would be 28 feet tall. Above Lincoln’s likeness is an inscribed epitaph, “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” • Adding to the height of Lincoln’s statue is an oblong pedestal of Tennessee marble, and another marble platform beneath the pedestal, which increase the height by another 10.5 feet. • When the monument was dedicated on Memorial Day, 1922, by President Warren Harding, Lincoln’s only remaining son, Robert Todd Lincoln, age 79, was in attendance. Ranked seventh on the “List of America’s Favorite Architecture,” the Lincoln Memorial receives about 6 million visitors annually.

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General Maintenance $16.00 an hour

Swivel 2 seater table that was in the downtown McDonalds. This was removed long before the flood. $50.00 319-360-3938

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Residential and Light Commercial Painting Great References Free Estimates Call Jeff at 319-329-6747 MEDICAL & HEALTH Medical Alert for Seniors 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 888369-9348 ATTENTION SLEEP APNEA SUFFERERS with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP Replacement Supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin sores and bacterial infection! Call 888846-8619 ATTENTION DIABETICS with Medicare. Get a FREE talking meter and diabetic testing supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, this meter eliminates painful finger pricking! Call 877302-7782 Canada drug center is your choice for safe and affordable medications. our licensed canadian mail order pharmacy will provide you with savings of up to 90 percent on all your medication needs. call today 1- [tracking_item1], for $10.00 off your first pren/ aion and free shipping.

WEIGHT LOSS

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ADOPTION A CARING couple hopes to share hearts and home with a child. We provide a secure future, lots of love, and much happiness! Please consider us if you are thinking about adoption. Call Michelle and Steve 1-800-587-3224

1st shift Overtime required Will train Intent to hire

6:30pm-6:00am Intermediate electrical skills for Troubleshooting 24V DC and 110V AC control panel Hydraulic and Pneumatic knowledge Plumbing skills Power and hand tool experience Repair welding Boiler operation knowledge Ammonia refrigeration knowledge Basic PLC troubleshooting Intent to hire

Seasonal Operations $11.00 an hour 1st shift Temporary assignment

Production $9.00 and $9.25 an hr 1st,2nd and 3rd shift Overtime possible Intent to hire Pay increases to $11.50 or more if hired on

Technician $12.00-$14.00

Carpet and upholstery cleaning Furnace and air duct cleaning Flood clean-up and restoration And related services

Inspection/Machine Operator $9.00 first shift $9.50 third shift

4 – 10 hour shifts Mandatory Overtime Intent to hire Great benefits when hired on

Must be able to pass a background and drug screen

Advance Services, Inc. 4330 Czech Lane NE #7 Cedar Rapids, 319-393-1200 EOE Boubin Tire & Automotive

has an opening for a Automotive Technician and Service Technician at our Coralville location. Must have a good driving record with a valid driver’s license, own tools, with the desire to put the customer first. Competitive wage, with benefits, health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, 401k, uniform allowance, and tool insurance. For more information call store manager Shari Klindt at (319) 337-7539

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CONSTRUCTION EAGLE HOME CONSTRUCTION New Home Construction & Remodeling Basements, Kitchens, Baths, Sunrooms, Etc. Locally owned for over 14 years Licensed & Insured www.EagleHomeConstruction.com

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TICKETS

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We all know that a no-no is something we shouldn’t do – it may even be forbidden! But there are plenty of other words that are “no-“ words that bear looking in to. Here are some unusual terms, all beginning with those same two letters. • About 3.6% of American adults have engaged in noctambulism in the past year. Simply put, they have sleepwalked! This condition is more prevalent in children, aged 6 to 12, and more often with boys. Although the exact cause is not known, it can be heightened by stress, fatigue, and sleep deprivation. Certain medications can also contribute to its frequency. • Before a bullfighter is a matador, he is a novillero, an apprentice bullfighter who fights bulls that are only three years old and under. It might seem that the word takes it origin from “novice,” but the Spanish word for “young bull” is novillo. • Those who are notaphilists have the interesting hobby of collecting banknotes and paper currency, not to be confused with numismatists, who collect coins. Notaphilists narrow down the type of banknotes they’d like to collect, for example, favorite geographical locations, time periods, or security features of the design. • Dentists have been using Novocaine as a local anesthetic since 1905. Procaine hydrochloride is its chemical name, while Novacaine is the trademark name. You can expect its effects to kick in within two to five minutes, with an average duration of one to one-and-a-half hours. It’s the oldest man-made anesthetic. Prior to its invention, dentists actually used cocaine as anesthetic! When cocaine’s addictive nature was discovered, scientists went to work on an alternative. • If you’ve just been called a noddy, consider yourself insulted. This is a term used for a fool or a simpleton. • Two different meanings for the same word couldn’t be farther apart. A noisette is a variety of rose, a beautiful climbing variety with apricot-yellow blossoms that grows to a height of 12 feet. But it’s also a small piece of veal, lamb, mutton, or beef tenderloin that usually sautéed in lemon juice and assorted seasonings. • Those things having to do with a hospital are referred to as nosocomial. For example, a nosocomial infection is one that a patient picks up during a hospital stay, such as a fungal or bacterial infection. It’s estimated that about 1.7 million of hospital-associated infections are acquired each year, contributing to nearly 100,000 deaths annually. • How much is a novemdecillion? It’s the numeral one, followed up with 60 zeroes. • If you get bonked in the noggin, you’ve received a blow to the head. But a noggin is also a term used for a small drink, a quarter-pint, particularly of an alcoholic liquor. Similarly, the Australians refer to a glass of hard liquor as a nobbler. Don’t confuse with nobbler with nobby, which is slang for fashionable and elegant. • Blind people have been greatly aided by the 1806 invention of the noctograph. This is a writing apparatus consisting of a frame and horizontal wires that helps the blind write without running lines together. A metal grid is placed over chemically-treated paper soaked with printers’ ink, and a metal stylus is used to transfer writing onto a plain piece of paper placed underneath.


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