History & Heroes: Five Fast Facts- Julius Ochs Adler

Pulaski County Missouri History and Heroes

Brigadier General Julius Ochs Adler was assigned to the Sixth Infantry Division at Fort Leonard Wood September 1941.

1. At the time of his death, Julius Ochs Adler was general manager and first vice-president of the New York Times and President and Publisher of the Chattanooga Times.

2. President Eisenhower, in 1953, described Major General Adler as a “gallant leader in combat” and a “soldier’s soldier.”

3. Major General Adler was the second-ever recipient of the New York Meritorious Service Medal.

4. Major General Adler retired from the United States Army 31 December 1954 after 40 years of military service. During his four-decade career he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, World War I Victory Medal (with four battle clasps), Army of Occupation of Germany Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (with two service stars), World War II Victory Medal, Officer of the Legion of Honour (France), French Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 with Palm, Croce al Merito di Guerra (Italy), and New York Meritorious Service Medal.

5. Major General Adler was laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery after his death 3 October 1955. In his eulogy the Rev. Dr. Julius Mark praised Adler as “a distinguished citizen, a valiant soldier and a resolute patriot.”

Sources:
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Saint Louis, Missouri) 3 October 1955
The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, New York) 14 October 1954
The Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York) 14 October 1954
The Daily Messenger (Canandaigua, New York) 27 December 1965
Daily News (New York, New York) 7 October 1955

History & Heroes: Five Fast Facts is an occasional series of interesting facts regarding namesakes and historical figures in Pulaski County, Missouri.

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA! (December 10-December 16, 2018)

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA! (December 10-December 16, 2018)

December 10 through December 16- City of Lights
What: Delight your family with THREE holiday light experiences!
Where: Downtown Richland, 601 East Main Street, and Shady Dell Park, Richland
When: Nightly, 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Richland Chamber of Commerce (Sara Cassidy)- 573-765-3028
https://www.facebook.com/cityoflightsrichland

City of Lights Richland November 24_Dec 31

December 10 through December 16- Christmas Lights at Devils Elbow Bridge
What: Christmas lights twinkle across the bridge span. A must-see for Route 66 roadies, Instagrammers, and kids of all ages!
Where: Downtown Devils Elbow on Route 66
When: Nightly, 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Pulaski County Tourism Bureau- 573-336-6355
https://www.facebook.com/events/528971827584189

Devils Elbow Bridge

December 14 & 15- “A Dickens Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts”
What: PFAA community playhouse production.
Where: Theater on the Square, 312 Historic 66 East, Downtown Waynesville
When: Curtain at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Adults $10, Children 12 and under $5
Contact: Pulaski Fine Arts Association (Rhea Anne Mathews)- 573-842-7278
https://www.facebook.com/PulaskiFineArts

A Dickens_ Christmas Carol_ A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts (1) Complete

December 15- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market
What: Mid-Missouri’s friendliest year-round Farmers’ Market!
Where: Farmers’ Market Pavilion at Roubidoux Spring Campground, Waynesville
When: 8:00 a.m. until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Pulaski County Farmers’ Market (Bruce Main)- 573.842.9079
https://www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyMOFarmersMarket

Mid Missouri's Friendliest Year-Round Pulaski County Farmers Market (2) (1)

Looking Ahead:

December 17 through December 31- City of Lights, Richland

City of Lights Richland November 24_Dec 31
December 17 through December 31- Christmas Lights at Devils Elbow Bridge, Devils Elbow

Devils Elbow Bridge
December 22 & 29- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
January 5- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
January 5, 12, 19, & 26- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
January 19- Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-off, Waynesville

Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-Off January 19
February 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
February 2, 9, 16, & 23- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville

Mid Missouri's Friendliest Year-Round Pulaski County Farmers Market (2) (1)
March 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
March 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
March 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, & 23- PFAA presents “12 Angry Men,” Waynesville

12 Angry Men PFAA (1)
March 23- Taste of Pulaski County & Basket Auction, Waynesville

Taste of Pulaski County 2019 March 23
April 6- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville

Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House Tagged

April 6, 13, 20, & 27- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
April 6, 13, 20, & 27- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
April 13- Easter Egg Hunt, Saint Robert

St. Robert Easter Egg Hunt 2019 (1) April 13
April 20- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
April 27- Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders Fun Day/Rendezvous, Dixon

Mountain Man Experience April 27 2019
May 4, 11, 18, & 25- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
May 4, 11, 18, & 25- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
May 3 & 4Outdoor Sportsman Show, Saint Robert

Outdoor Sportsman Show 2019 (1)

May 4- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
May 18- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker

Frisco Depot Museum (1)
June 1- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
June 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville

1903 Courthouse Museum Tagged

June 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, & 22- PFAA presents “Pinocchio,” Waynesville

Pinocchio PFAA (1)
June 12, 13, 14, & 15- Pulaski County Regional Fair, Saint Robert

Pulaski County Regional Faor 2019
June 15- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
July 6- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
July 6, 13, 20, & 27- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
July 6, 13, 20, & 27- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
July 20- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
July 27 & 28- Old Settlers Days, Waynesville

Old Settlers Days 2019 (2) (1)
August 3, 10, 17, & 24- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
August 3, 10, 17, & 24- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville

Old Stagecoach Stop Tagged
August 3- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
August 17- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
August 31- Railroad Days, Crocker

47th Annual Railroad Days August 31
September 7, 14, 21, & 28- 1903 Route 66 Museum, Waynesvile
September 7, 14, 21, & 28- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
September 7, 14, 21, & 28- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
September 7 & 8- Bronzefest, Waynesville

September 7_8 Bronzefest
September 21- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
October 5, 12, 19, 26, & 31- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville

Paranormal Investigations Sep. & Oct.
October 5- Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind Bike Race, Waynesville

October 5 Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind 2019
October 5- Frog Hill Half Marathon & 10K, Waynesville

October 5 Frog Hill Half
October 12- Route 66 Challenge, Saint Robert

Route 66 Challenge 2019 (1)
October 19- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
October 25- Halloween in the Park, Saint Robert

Halloween In The Park 2019 (1)

November 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
November 11- Veterans’ Day Ceremony & Parade, Saint Robert

Veterans' Day Ceremony & Parade 2019 November 11
December 1- Kiwanis Annual Christmas Parade, Waynesville

Kiwanis Club Annual Christmas Parade 2019 (1)
December 1- Holiday in the Park, Saint Robert

Holiday in the Park 2019 (2) (1)

 

For more event listings in Pulaski County USA please visit our online calendar at: http://tinyurl.com/PulaskiCountyUSAEvents or www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyUSA

Send your Pulaski County event listings and flyers to laurah@pulaskicountyusa.com

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA! (December 3-December 9, 2018)

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA! (December 3-December 9, 2018)

Welcome to Missouri Travel Council and Missouri Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (Dec 6 & 7)

December 3 through December 9- City of Lights
What: Delight your family with THREE holiday light experiences!
Where: Downtown Richland, 601 East Main Street, and Shady Dell Park, Richland
When: Nightly, 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Richland Chamber of Commerce (Sara Cassidy)- 573-765-3028
https://www.facebook.com/cityoflightsrichland

City of Lights Richland November 24_Dec 31

December 3 through December 9- Christmas Lights at Devils Elbow Bridge
What: Christmas lights twinkle across the bridge span. A must-see for Route 66 roadies, Instagrammers, and kids of all ages!
Where: Downtown Devils Elbow on Route 66
When: Nightly, 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Pulaski County Tourism Bureau- 573-336-6355
https://www.facebook.com/events/528971827584189

PHOTO BY SHAWN HELGERSON. Postcards of this image available at Pulaski County USA, Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center. Proceeds from postcard sales purchase additional lighting & decorations for the bridge.

PHOTO BY SHAWN HELGERSON. Postcards of this image available at Pulaski County USA, Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center. Proceeds from postcard sales purchase additional lighting & decorations for the bridge.

December 6- Christmas on the Square
What: Don’t miss the 66th annual lighting of Waynesville’s nativity scene overlooking Route 66 during this holiday festival!
Where: On the Square, Downtown Waynesville
When: 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Waynesville Downtown Business Association (Denise Seevers)- 573-855-3644
https://www.facebook.com/events/672498119799262

Christmas on the Square

December 7 & 8- Journey to Bethlehem
What: Old Bethlehem comes to life with over 100 different characters & animals during this live nativity!
Where: Crocker Christian Church, 16200 Highway 17, Crocker
When: 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Crocker Christian Church- 573-736-5121
https://www.facebook.com/events/345600552899696

Journey to Bethlehem December 7_8

December 7, 8, & 9- “A Dickens Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts”
What: PFAA community playhouse production.
Where: Theater on the Square, 312 Historic 66 East, Downtown Waynesville
When: Friday & Saturday curtain at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee curtain at 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Adults $10, Children 12 and under $5
Contact: Pulaski Fine Arts Association (Rhea Anne Mathews)- 573-842-7278
https://www.facebook.com/PulaskiFineArts

A Dickens_ Christmas Carol_ A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts (1) Complete

December 8- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market
What: Mid-Missouri’s friendliest year-round Farmers’ Market!
Where: Farmers’ Market Pavilion at Roubidoux Spring Campground, Waynesville
When: 8:00 a.m. until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Pulaski County Farmers’ Market (Bruce Main)- 573.842.9079
https://www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyMOFarmersMarket

Mid Missouri's Friendliest Year-Round Pulaski County Farmers Market (2) (1)

December 8- Richland Christmas Parade
What: Annual Christmas parade
Where: Richland
When: Parade steps off at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Richland Chamber of Commerce (Sara Cassidy)- 573-765-3028
https://www.facebook.com/events/2025359010840473

Richland Christmas Parade Dec 8 (1)

December 8- Ole’ Time Christmas at Shady Dell Park
What: Annual Christmas celebration.
Where: Shady Dell Park, Richland
When: 3:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Richland Parks Department- 573-765-3532
https://www.facebook.com/events/152206335468420

Ole Time Christmas 2019 (4) (1)

December 8- Lighted Christmas Parade
What: Annual lighted Christmas parade
Where: Dixon
When: Parade steps off at 6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce (Roger Graves)- 573-774-1391
https://www.facebook.com/events/344237673047653

Dixon Christmas Parade (1)

Looking Ahead:

December 10 through December 31- City of Lights, Richland
December 10 through December 31- Christmas Lights at Devils Elbow Bridge, Devils Elbow
December 14 & 15- PFAA presents “A Dickens Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts,” Waynesville
December 15, 22, & 29- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
January 5- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville

Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House Tagged
January 19- Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-off, Waynesville

Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-Off January 19
February 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
February 2, 9, 16, & 23- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
March 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
March 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
March 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, & 23- PFAA presents “12 Angry Men,” Waynesville

12 Angry Men PFAA (1)
March 23- Taste of Pulaski County & Basket Auction, Waynesville

Taste of Pulaski County 2019 March 23
April 6- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
April 6, 13, 20, & 27- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
April 6, 13, 20, & 27- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
April 6, 13, 20, & 27- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
April 13- Easter Egg Hunt, Saint Robert
April 20- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
April 27- Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders Fun Day/Rendezvous, Dixon

Mountain Man Experience April 27 2019
May 4- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
May 4, 11, 18, & 25- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville

Old Stagecoach Stop Tagged
May 4, 11, 18, & 25- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
May 4, 11, 18, & 25- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
May 4 & 5- Outdoor Sportsman Show, Saint Robert

Outdoor Sportsman Show 2019 (1)

May 18- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
June 1- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
June 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
June 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
June 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, & 22- PFAA presents “Pinocchio,” Waynesville

Pinocchio PFAA (1)
June 12, 13, 14, & 15- Pulaski County Regional Fair, Saint Robert

Pulaski County Regional Faor 2019
June 15- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
July 6- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
July 6, 13, 20, & 27- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
July 6, 13, 20, & 27- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
July 6, 13, 20, & 27- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
July 20- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
July 27 & 28- Old Settlers Days, Waynesville

Old Settlers Days 2019 (2) (1)
August 3- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
August 3, 10, 17, & 24- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville

1903 Courthouse Museum Tagged
August 3, 10, 17, & 24- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
August 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
August 17- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
August 31- Railroad Days, Crocker

47th Annual Railroad Days August 31
September 7, 14, 21, & 28- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
September 7, 14, 21, & 28- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
September 7, 14, 21, & 28- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market– Waynesville
September 7, 14, 21, & 28- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
September 21- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker

Frisco Depot Museum (1)
October 5, 12, 19, & 26- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
October 5, 12, 19, 26, & 31- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
October 12- Route 66 Challenge, Saint Robert

Route 66 Challenge 2019 (1)
October 12- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
October 25- Halloween in the Park, Saint Robert

Halloween In The Park 2019 (1)

November 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
November 11- Veterans’ Day Ceremony & Parade, Saint Robert

Veterans' Day Ceremony & Parade 2019 November 11
December 1- Kiwanis Annual Christmas Parade, Waynesville

Kiwanis Club Annual Christmas Parade 2019 (1)
December 1- Holiday in the Park, Saint Robert

Holiday in the Park 2019 (2) (1)

For more event listings in Pulaski County USA please visit our online calendar at: http://tinyurl.com/PulaskiCountyUSAEvents or www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyUSA

Send your Pulaski County event listings and flyers to laurah@pulaskicountyusa.com

Pulaski-County-Tourism_color“This Week Around Pulaski County USA!” is powered by Pulaski County Tourism Bureau- the destination marketing agency for Pulaski County, Missouri. The bureau, funded by the hotel/motel transient guest tax, promotes tourism throughout the county and markets their destination to fuel the local business climate and broaden the local tax base. The Bureau actively promotes events that will draw in visitors, tourists, and travelers from fifty plus miles away to experience Pulaski County. Courtesy listings for community events are provided on their online calendar at http://www.visitpulaskicounty.org.