Did Ya Know?... The VFW Mens Auxiliary will hold a turkey shoot every Sunday, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Post at the intersection of 96 & 171 highways. Public Invited, male and female.
Did Ya Know?... There will be a Red Cross blood drive at the Nazarene Church , 2000 Grand, from 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday December 10.
Did Ya Know?... The Carthage Humane Society is sponsoring a free coloring contest for ages 5-10. Pictures to be colored can be picked up at the Humane Society or at the Pancake Hut. Deadline is Dec. 15. For info call 358-6402
A man pulled up next to a little girl walking home from school and said "If you get in, Ill give you a lollypop." The girl kept walking.
Following along slowly, the man said "Come on and get in the car with me and Ill give you two lolly pops." She kept her eyes on the sidewalk and continued on her way.
The man said "Get in with me and Ill give you this whole bag of lollypops!" Finally, the girl turned and said "Look daddy, YOU bought the Ford, YOU ride in it!!!"
Some scholars insist that Jesus drove a Honda but didnt like to talk about it. They cite a verse where Christ tells the crowd, "For I did not speak of my own Accord.
To Raise the Quarantine Tomorrow.
It is the intention tomorrow to raise the quarantine of the parties on North Clinton street, who have now been hemmed in for nearly a month. There is not the least symptom of the development of smallpox among any of them.
Inside of a week or ten days the parties now at the quarantine hospital will also be ready to be turned loose, and unless new cases develop, of which there is no indication now, the smallpox episode will by that time be a thing of the past.
Justice McCune Buys a Home.
Justice Wm. McCune today purchased one of the nicest 6-room cottages in Carthage and a 75 by 100 foot lot on Missouri avenue, of Chas. Stiffler. The consideration was $975. This was Mr. Stifflers home place.
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