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Thursday, January 22, 2009, Volume XVII,
Did Ya Know?... The
Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be
held January 23rd at Memorial Hall.
Did Ya Know?...
McCune-Brooks Diabetes Support Group will
meet Wednesday, January 28th. The topic will
be "Tasty, simple meals for One or
Two". Come for tips, recipes and samples
at McCune -Brooks Regional Hospital Community
Room from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Did Ya Know?... On
February 7, 2009, Magic Moments will be
hosting the 8th Annual Bowling Round Up to
benefit people with special needs in the 4
States. The bowler that raises the most money
for Magic Moments will win a 31.5" Flat
Panel Television. Call 417-325-4490.
A pat on the back is only a few
inches from a kick in the pants.
Always try to stop talking
before people stop listening.
All I ask is the chance to
prove that money cannot make me happy.
All the world is a stage and
most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
Anything that doesnt eat
you today is saving you for tomorrow.
All true wisdom is found on
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
Courthouse Crowd to
There is a movement on foot among the
members of the courthouse crowd to organize a mandolin
club. The proposed club is to have eight members but they
are not ready to have their identity made public. None of
them have ever figured in a mandolin club before but all
have played some instrument. J. G. Gouger has been
secured as director of the club and will instruct the
members as soon as their instruments arrive.
Rich Ore at
Pleasant Valley Mines.
The reduction plant at the Pleasant
Valley mines now being operated by French capital under
the superintendence of H. M. Cornell of this city started
up today. The men are working in the pump shaft, at the
bottom of which was struck a 30-foot face of jack. The
dirt is almost pure jack and the plant has made a ton and
a half of clean ore an hour since it started up. The
miners say they never saw such rich dirt.
protect students from tuition increases.
Columbia, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon
today visited three public universities to
announce a budget agreement for fiscal year 2010
that will protect Missouri students from tuition
increases and ensure that the states higher
education institutions receive the stable funding
they need. While students in many other states
likely will see double-digit tuition increases
next year because of the national economic
crisis, this agreement ensures that Missourians
will have access to affordable educational and
training programs necessary to succeed in the
jobs of the future.
Under the agreement reached by
Gov. Nixon and leaders of Missouris public
four-year colleges and universities, in fiscal
year 2010, the institutions will receive the same
state appropriation they received in fiscal year
2009. In return, the institutions have pledged
not to raise tuition or academic fees during the
2009-2010 school year.
I heard bout this gal
that won a cookin contest. The secret to
her roast was cuttin a little off each end
fore putin it ta cook. She
didnt know xactly why it worked but
thats the way her momma taught her.
A snoopy reporter decided ta
find out why this would make it taste any better.
He went to the mother and she told him that she
never cooked a roast without first cuttin a
little off each end. Thats the way her
momma taught her.
So the reporter went to the
grandma. He asked why this made the roast taste
better, the grandma replied: "dont
know bout it tastin better, Ma did it
cause wasnt a pan big enough to fit a
full roast in."
Sometimes it takes someone
lookin a things a little different ta find
out whats really goin on.
This is some fact, but mostly,
Just Jake Talkin.
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When purchasing oil, the oil
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brands were SM. I have a 1993 Ford can with a
4.9-liter 6-cylinder engine. The owners
manual recommends 10w-30 SG/CD, which I could not
find. What do all these types mean? Do I need to
be concerned? - Dave
RAY: No, dont be
concerned, Dave. The letter combinations are
performance ratings from the American Petroleum
Institute, or API. When your can was
manufactured, the top-of-the-line motor oil was
rated SG, so thats what Ford called for.
TOM: Well, since then, oils
have continued to improve. They now last longer,
lubricate better and hold more contaminants in
suspension. And as oils have gotten better,
theyve been given higher designations. SH
replaced SG in the top spot.
RAY: And now the
best-performing oil is SM. Not to be confused
with tying people up and whipping them, which
Im quite sure API no longer endorses.
TOM: So, since your vehicle
calls for SG or better, your engine can run on
anything from SG through SM.
RAY: By the way, oil
designations that start with the letter S are for
gasoline engines, and those that start with C are
for diesel engines.Those that start with EVOO are
for salads and pasta.
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