A man visits
his aunt in the nursing home. It turns out that she is
taking a nap, so he just sits down in a chair in her
room, flips through a few magazines, and munches on some
peanuts sitting in a bowl on the table.
Eventually, the aunt wakes up, and her
nephew realizes hes absentmindedly finished the
entire bowl. "Im so sorry, auntie, Ive
eaten all of your peanuts!"
"Thats okay, dearie,"
the aunt replied. "After Ive sucked the
chocolate off, I dont care for them anyway."
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
CLAIMED HE WAS NOT
Circumstances Changed the Boys Condition as Well as
The boy who was shot in the leg near
the Frisco depot some time ago, is now well and running
about the streets again.
Since his injury, however, Marshal
Bruffett has discovered that he did not give his true
name and address when he was shot. He then gave the name
of Ernest Larkin and said his home was at Springfield.
The marshal wrote to the officers there and through that
means discovered the boys name to be Ernest Lucky,
and that his father resides in Exeter, Barry county.
County Physician Flower treated the
boy, and his father was written about the case. The
latter advised the marshal to see that he was well
treated, to draw on the Wells & Wiggins Grocery Co.
for supplies and he would pay the bill. He then added
that he would come to Carthage at once to take his boy
home. That has been three weeks ago, but nothing has
since been heard of the elder Lucky. Meanwhile the boy is
well and out again, and may well consider himself
"lucky," indeed, to get out of his little
scrape so cheaply.
Arthur B. Mosher, who was formerly
interested with Chas. Blair, C.W. Rhinehart and others in
the Uncle Sam mines near Joplin, was on the 10th inst.
married to Miss Laura Bodie of Paris, Mo. After the
honeymoon Mr. and Mrs. Mosher will make their hom in New
York City, from which place Mr. Mosher came to Carthage
last spring to invest in the mines.
Mr. Mosher, with his friend G.G. Power
of Boston, are quite well known among the mines and
society young folks of Carthage. They spent the early
summer at the Harrington hotel.
The City Council Budget
Committee is all but completed the
"perfecting" process for the budget
year 2009/2010 that begins on July 1, 2009. The
process was dominated this year by the current
economic conditions that indicate tax revenues
may decline in the coming year. The City is
budgeting for an overall revenue decrease of
about 3%. The overall budget for the year is
approximately 10.7% than was budgeted for the
The Committee agreed to no
permanent employee reductions, but did eliminate
several part-time positions and hours. The Civil
War Museum would cut one day a week from its
current seven day a week schedule.
Employees will not see a wage
increase this year from a pay increase or a step
increase that is typically automatic. Employees
will most likely be required to contribute 25% of
their family health plan. The City pays 100% of
employees individual health insurance. The
health care contract with the City does not renew
until November so other changes may take place.
NOTES from Hyde House
by Sally Armstrong,
Director of artCentral
We look forward
each year to our Annual Membership Show, and this
year is no exception! Plan to attend our Opening
on June 19th here at the Hyde House. Some changes
this year are in orderbecause of our larger
that ever artist membership, I am forced to
reduce the number of entries for each participant
to one each, but I am telling them that I want
their newest and best work for this show! Our
exhibition this year will open with the annual
outside barbeque supper here on the grounds, rain
or shine. This year Clouds is catering with
baked beans, scalloped potatoes and slaw, and
deviled eggs will come from the Hyde House
kitchen as well as the drinks. Our grill master
will once again be board President Don Knost, and
he will be grilling Clouds brats this year.
Our guests are asked to bring their favorite
dessert to share, and all are invited to attend
this no-charge event, though a free-will donation
is appreciated. Our guest judge this year is Lil
Olive, the owner of the "Good Girl Art
Gallery" in downtown Springfield. She will
be awarding the three prizes which include money
awards as well, and Beth Simmons will return once
again to make the selection of an
Underwriters prize and cash award from our
wonderful underwriter McCune Brooks Regional
Hospital, who we welcome once again in that
capacity. Our artists need to plan to bring and
check in their art on June 14, 15 or 16th, noon
until 5:00 daily, which are Sunday, Monday and
Tuesday. Entries close on Wednesday the 17th when
hanging will begin, and judging will occur the
18th. I hope that we have a good participation
this year from artist-members and guests as well
for this most exciting show of the year!
There is one thing most
folks have in common, the dislike of
standin in lines. They will stand at
the coffee pot, stand on a bus, stand in
front of windows in the mall, but
waitin in line just isnt to be
standin in line is such a nuisance,
what tops the aggravation is havin
someone cut in front of you while
waitin. I witnessed a sneaky attempt at
line cuttin over the weekend at a
A mom and her kid come in,
the kid heads for the restroom, the mom waits
in line. After a bit I look up and the kid is
standin next to a table, wavin to
his mom. She makes a move but is cut off by a
savvy line stander. "Oh did you want
that table?" she asked innocently.
And they ask where kids get
ideas. I thanked this one for savin our
table for us.
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
Robinson Family Health Center
Journey Along the Wellness Path
I. Robinson, N.H.P.
Calling all women who desire to
have a healthy baby!
Preparing for pregnancy is
essential to the health of our new generation!
Laying the ground work within the potential new
mother is a basic first step to building a
generation of family wellness.
It is never too late or too
early to begin laying the foundation in this
respect. There are a cascade of hormones required
to sustain a healthy pregnancy. The world we live
in today is filled with potential hormone
disruptors. Prior to conception it is wise to
take inventory of those things that might be
hormone disruptors and eliminate them while
taking steps to balance the hormones if needed.
Another important factor is to
pay close attention to the optimal function of
the liver which acts like a large filter and
helps us detoxify daily if working optimally.
Optimal liver function plays a significant factor
in helping women keep that cascade of hormones
balanced. While liver detoxification is not
recommended during pregnancy, prior to conception
it is worth serious and directed consideration.
A well-trained wellness
practitioner can help investigate hormone
disruptors and instruct in ways to do proper
liver detoxification programs as well as lay down
foundational nutrition and other fundamental
guidelines to help prepare a young woman for
Build generations of family
wellness by starting before the cradle and
continuing throughout the many cycles of life!
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