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The clean up is over, but they still have to dispose of the bodies. They think it would be best to give the two men a proper send-off, so they decide to wait until after the Hundred Martyrs to Democracy ceremony is over.
Back to the Hoenikkers' tale. None of them can remember who decided to divvy up the ice-nine. They only remember that Frank got some mason jars, Angela did the chipping with the ice pick, and Newt used tweezers to put the ice-nine in the jars.
As for the dog, they put it in the oven. Hey, you gotta do what you gotta do.