One night, a lady stumbled into the police
station with a black eye. She claimed she heard a noise
in her back yard and went to investigate. The next thing
she knew, she was hit in the eye and knocked out cold.
An officer was sent to her house to
investigate, and he returned 1-1/2 hours later with a
"Did you get hit by the same
person?" his captain asked.
"No," he replied. "I
stepped on the same rake."
The family lawyer will read the will
tomorrow at the residence of Mr. Hannon, who died June 19
to accommodate his relatives.
~ Mrs. Shirley Baxter, who went deer
hunting with her husband, is very proud that she was able
to shoot a fine buck as well as her husband.
- Organ donations from the living
reached a record high last year, outnumbering donors who
are dead for the first time.
- The dog was hungry and made the
mistake of nipping a 2-year-old that was trying to force
feed it in his ear.
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
at Briles Cafe.
The B.S. Briles cafe is being
repapered, the work beginning today. The woodwork inside
and the front outside have all been neatly painted within
the past week and the handsome new soda fountain is
expected by the end of the month. All this means that it
is only a matter of a few days until Briles cafe
will be one of the most attractive places in the city.
Came Here to
W.J. Hiller and Miss Blanche Scott both
of Kansas City, were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. French this morning at 10:30 oclock, by Rev.
A.J. Van Wagner. The young couple are friends of Miss
Ella Fagin, the music teacher, who makes her home at Mr.
Frenchs, and they came here to be married. They
return tonight to Kansas City.
Carthage Area United Way, Inc.
will kickoff their 2010/2011 Campaign Thursday,
September 16, 2010. Wayne Wilson, Volunteer
Campaign Chairman will announce the goal and
introduce the volunteer cabinet at the noon
luncheon kickoff to be held at Broadview Country
Club in Carthage. The sponsors for this
years kickoff luncheon are Arvest Bank,
Hometown Bank, Southwest Missouri Bank and UMB
Report Luncheons are scheduled
for noon, October 21st with a
"Tailgate" theme and November 18th with
a "Give Thanks" theme at the First
Baptist Church Family Life Center, Carthage.
The Carthage Area United Way
supports 15 non-profit agencies that provide
services in the local area. These agencies
include ACHE Dental Clinic, American Red Cross,
Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boy Scouts of America,
Carthage Crisis Center, Carthage Crosslines,
Cerebral Palsy Center of Tri-County,
Childrens Mercy Hospital, Family Literacy
Council, Girl Scouts, Jasper County 4-H,
Lafayette House, Ozark Camp Quality, Carthage
Salvation Army and Special Olympics.
that most just expect. Baseball fields,
soccer fields, swimmin pool, grassy
parks with adequate facilities and
equipment. Not only do we expect it to be
available, but ta be kept in shape so when we
have a family get together we dont have
ta apologize for the grass not bein
Carthage has one a the best
baseball fields in the area Im told.
Same with the soccer fields. Im also
hearin that the swimin pool saw
heavier usage this year. Folks use the Parks
System in Carthage.
facilities available for use by the School
System at minimal cost appears to be just one
more benefit the community sees from
havin all those acres dedicated to the
Parks System. Glad I dont have ta mow
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
Cut a clean shower
curtain into two pieces and use them to protect
floors at entranceways when youre having
bad weather. They are easy to drag outside and
spray clean when the weather clears.
Blend sweet, juicy
fruits in a chopper or blender and add to
unsweetened plain yogurt for a healthy treat.
like cameras and cell phones come with so many
accessory cords these days. I store mine in
snack-size plastic baggies. I write on a small
piece of paper what the cord is for and then
stick that in the bag. The bags can be reused as
electronic items are changed out, and although
the cords all look the same, you can tell
instantly what each is for." -- U.L. in
Use a paintbrush to dust
wicker furniture. It can get into all the nooks
and crannies better than any cloth.
To store cast-iron
cookware, it must be completely dry. It can still
get scratched up, though. Try inserting a paper
plate between stacked pans to protect the cooking
surface and to absorb any moisture.
"If you color your
hair at home, try this handy tip: Using petroleum
jelly, lightly coat your ears and your hairline
-- two places that usually get dye on them. This
can be easily washed off in the shower, and it
will protect your skin." -- E.F. in Alabama
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