How many of these do you remember? (just a
measure of how old you are and what you remember).
Blackjack and Beemans gum,
Powerhouse candy bars, Licorice records, Wax teeth, lips
and mustaches, Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar
water, Candy lipstick, Candy cigarettes, Fizzies, Soda
pop machines that dispense bottles, Pull tabs that
snapped off soda cans, Tableside jukeboxes in coffee
shops, Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard
stoppers, Movies preceded by cartoons and newsreels,
Party lines, Rotary phones, Drive-ins with car hops, Sock
hops, Winter rubber boots with metal latches, Coonskin
caps, P.F. Flyers, Angora sweaters, Bouffant hairdos,
Spoolies, Hair dryers with plastic caps, Butch wax, Dart
guns with rubber-tipped darts, Tin-can telephones,
Peashooters, Cork popguns, Roll of cap-gun caps, Howdy
Doody puppets, Beanie and Cecil dolls, Roller skates that
clip onto shoes, Roller skate keys, S & H green
stamps and Plaid stamps, Metal lunchboxes, Winky Dink
kits for drawing on the TV screen, Crystal radios,
Console hi-fis with 78s, 45-rpm records,
Hand-crank wringers on tub washing machines, Slide rules,
Levered metal ice trays, Mimeograph paper, Carbon paper,
Flash bulbs, Eight-track tape decks, 8mm Home movie
cameras, Dick and Jane readers
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
Diamond in the Furnace.
Hanels Loss Yesterday in Kindling a Fire.
Barney Hanel is minus a $150 diamond
ring today which he lost in a peculiar manner yesterday.
Since his illness of the past year Mr. Hanel has lost
some flesh and his diamond ring has fit rather loosely on
his finger. In starting a fire in his furnace yesterday
morning the ring slipped from his finger and went in with
the kindling. He did not miss it for half an hour but was
not long in deciding what had become of it. A search in
the ashes soon revealed some of the melted gold and later
his boy found the diamond itself. It was burned white and
quite rough. Whether it has been ruined can only be
determined by sending it to an expert. It is possible it
can be polished and brought out all right. The ring was
especially valued by Mr. Hanel because it was a present
from his wife. It was the only ring he had ever worn.
Doesnt Loose His Seat.
Presiding Jasper County
Commissioner retained his position in
yesterdays general election by defeating
Independent candidate Timothy Teed. Teed garnered
a respectable 9,424 votes but could not overcome
the 20,499 votes for Bartosh. A turnout of 42% of
registered voters turned out for the off season
Republicans turned out their
typical advantage with a 74% push for Senatorial
candidate Roy Blunt, 73% vote for Tom Schwetch
for State Auditor and 71% vote for Billy Long for
State Representative, all Republicans.
As of print time, Blunt had
over 60% of votes statewide, and Tom Schweich was
leading with over 57% of votes with over half of
the state votes counted.
County votes were delayed when
one precinct from the Joplin area failed to
report and the Sheriffs department was
called to contact poll. A confusion at the
polling place caused the delay and the final
count was completed around 9:30 p.m.
Jeff Fries won the Eastern
District Emergency Services seat with 25% of
Ive never actually
seen a woodshed. I say that with
qualification cause I guess I
wouldnt know one if I saw it.
I grew up hearin
thats where kids were taken when they
were bad and needed a little discipline.
In this day and age, I
dont want ta get into a discussion
bout whether gittin a
lickin is a proper activity, Im
just curious as to the origination of
"take ya out to the woodshed."
I suppose that rather than
a buildin ta store firewood, it was the
storage of lumber. That would be a handy spot
for a paddle to be procured. This makes a lot
more sense now, I have been troubled with the
thought of the usin of tree limbs as
implements of corporal punishment.
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
Carthage Printing Services
If you have several
items of clothing with grease stains on them, add
a can of cola to the wash water. It can ease out
Turn corduroy pants
inside out before each washing. This reduces wear
and discourages lint.
Shaving cream can be
used as a spot cleaner on carpets, upholstery and
even clothing. If you are not sure whether your
upholstery can be cleaned with water, check first
in an inconspicuous area.
Need a nice-smelling
house but dont feel like baking cookies?
Try simmering a pot of spices on the stove. Add
several cloves and a teaspoon of cinnamon or
pumpkin-pie spice to a few cups of water. Bring
to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes or so. Your
house will have a delicious scent -- good enough
"Use cotton swabs
to touch up painting jobs. They are small enough
to get into tight spaces, and the best part is
that they are disposable." -- J.D. in Kansas
Clean out a stained
coffee decanter by filling it with hot water and
adding a denture tablet. Let it sit overnight,
and the stains should come right off in the
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