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Monday, February 9, 2009, Volume XVII, Number
Did Ya Know?... The
Can do Center at 404 East 3rd St. will host a
dance February 10th. Max Brown will provide
the Entertainment for the evening.
Did Ya Know?... The
Tri-Statesmen Barbershop Quartets will be
singing Valentines on Friday and Saturday
February 13th and 14th. The cost is $25.00
with a portion of the proceedes donated to
Childrens Miracle Network. Call 358-5680 or
417-232-4337 for more information.
Did Ya Know?...
artCentral presents Jim Bilgere in his show
titled, "THE MAGIC OF SERENDIPITY".
The artists reception will be held Friday,
February 13th @ 6:00 pm at the Hyde House
Gallery, 1110 E. 13th Street, Carthage. The
show will run thru March 1st.
Darnell Madison, 37, was shot
and killed in July in Homewood, Ala., when he
burst into a motel room intending to rob the
seven men whom he had seen with a wad of money.
He was unaware they were armed police officers
working on another case.
Four teenagers were arrested in
the parking lot of a large mall in Lakeland,
Fla., just before Christmas when, attempting to
steal an automobile at random, they tried to
break into a police van containing three officers
on a stakeout.
Long Beach police arrested two
small, skinny men in October and charged them
with stealing six 45-pound barbells from the
Buffum-Downtown YMCA. The men were struggling to
keep the barbells in a small cart that kept
tipping over because they were not strong enough
to steer it.
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
THE DOUBLE WEDDING.
Thomas and Misses Brazington Married at 3 OClock
As announced in
Saturdays paper, the double wedding of Messrs. T.
A. and A. A. Thomas and Misses Mary and Kate Brazington
occurred Sunday afternoon at 8 oclock, at the home
of the brides parents on Orner and Oak streets.
Elder George Barnhart performed the ceremony. The
residence was prettily decorated in honor of the event.
contracting parties walked into the parlor together at
the announced hour. Mr. A. A. Thomas and Miss Kate
Brazington were married first while the other pair acted
as a groomsman and bridesmaid. Miss Kate wore a handsome
dove colored costume of henrietta cloth trimmed in white
brocaded satin and lace.
When they were
pronounced man and wife their places were taken by Mr. T.
A. Thomas and Miss Mary Brazington. Miss Mary wore a
pretty stylish brown henrietta dress trimmed in cream
colored silk lace and ribbon. Both brides wore flowers
presented to them by Mrs. E. R. Wheeler and Mr. George
were present at the ceremony: Mr. and Mrs. Barnhart and
daughter Minnie, Mr. and Mrs. Oren, Mrs. and Mrs. Morton
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lowrey, Mrs. Stephenson,
Mrs. Talbert and daughter Myrtle, Mrs. Brown and daughter
May, Mrs. Glass; Misses Rosa Oren, Ella Snyder, Jessie
Keigley, Ida Shaeffer, Minnie Weddle, Nora Morton, Myra
Hart; Messrs. Norman Prattsman, Loyd Keigley, W. S. Rush,
George Adams, Aaron Gault, Eddie Morton, Pete Gault,
couples will start Tuesday morning at 3:28 for
Carrington, North Dakota, to make their homes. The
fifteen young men who will compose the emigrant party,
and other friends will be entertained this evening at the
home of the brides parents.
At 4:01 PM, 02/05/2009, a
report that several juveniles were fighting in
Municipal Park was received. The first Officer
arrived on scene and observed approximately 60
people. The people at the scene started to flee
against the Officers orders to stop for the
investigation. One of the fleeing persons close
to the Officer quickly entered his vehicle to
flee as the Officer attempted to keep him from
starting the car. The person was able to get the
car started and drove off carelessly while the
Officer was still trying to prevent him to leave.
The driver was later identified as a 16-year old
male juvenile from Carthage. The Officer received
no injuries. During the investigation at the
scene, it was determined that two (2) subjects
had been fighting. Alvaro J. Lopez and Alvaro A.
Rivas-Lopez were identified as the ones who were
fighting and were issued summons for fighting in
public. There were no weapons involved in the
On 02/06/2009, the juvenile who
fled the scene in the car was taken into custody.
The juvenile has been released to the Jasper
County Juvenile Detention Center.
Applyin paint has two
distinctively different purposes. The obvious is
ta make things look better. The functional
purpose of paint, however, has nothin ta do
with appearance. The function of paint is to
protect the object bein painted from
outside elements, typically the weather.
Im supposin that
professional painters are well aware that a job
that looks good doesnt necessarily mean it
is a functional paint job. Course the real
trick is ta have a function that is pleasin
in appearance, but no matter what, the effort of
paintin is only worthwhile if it does the
The philosophy a friend a mine
once took note of, that two thin coats are always
better than one thick coat, came from a paint
can. He may have taken it a little too serious,
but then he did tend to use a spray can in an
unventilated room on occasion.
This is some fact, but mostly,
Just Jake Talkin.
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Q: I want to set up more shelves and
hanging rods in my small bedroom closet so that I
can store more stuff in it. I decided to get some
of those white, metal-grid shelving kits that you
just screw into the wall because they cost less
and are supposedly easy to install. But I
dont have a clue how to go about this. Any
tips? -- Frank in Chesapeake Bay
A: The first thing to do is
measure your closet space so that you know
exactly how much shelving you can put into it.
Take a tape measure and get the height, width and
the depth of the closet. Youll need this in
order to make the correct kit purchase.
Next, decide what configuration
youd like in the closet: how many shelves,
how much hanging space and so on.
Third, compare shelving kits at
a home-improvement or hardware store to the kits
available at most department stores. You may find
more choice at a home improvement store, plus the
ability to expand or change your configuration by
purchasing individual components.
Finally, follow the directions
closely when doing the installation. Make sure
you have all the appropriate tools before
starting work, and remember the axiom
"measure twice, cut once." Figure out
that final configuration before starting the
shelving installation. Youre working with
drywall and studs, so you dont want to have
to pull things out of that wall once theyre
HOME TIP: An electronic stud
finder is an invaluable tool for locating
precisely where studs are placed behind drywall,
so keep one in your toolkit.
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