A traveling salesman arrives in a country store
where he finds four men playing poker with a fox terrier.
He becomes more amazed when he watches the dog call for
two cards, raise his bet, and rake in the pot.
Finally he says, "Thats
amazing. Ive never seen such a smart dog."
"He aint smart," says
one of the men at the table. "Whenever he gets a
real good hand he wags his tail."
A man walks into a bar with a frog
growing out of his ear.
"When did you first notice
it?" the bartender asks.
"It started as a wart,"
replied the frog.
A mugger stopped a man in a New York
side street and demanded money. The man had no cash, but
afraid that hed get hurt, he said, "Let me
give you a check."
The mugger answered, "Youre
crazy. Why would I take your check? I dont even
I paid a shrink fifty dollars to cure
my inferiority complex. Then it cost me a hundred because
I talked back to a traffic cop.
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
Charles Smith, who is mentioned among
the jail arrivals from Joplin, is in for a strictly
original scheme. He borrowed a wheelbarow from a man in
East Joplin and took it across the ravine where he sold
it for three dollars to another man. Watching his
opportunity, Smith stole the wheelbarrow from the last
purchaser, and returned it to the original owner. He will
now serve a term in jail for his originality.
Mrs. E.K. Peugnet with her baby and
maid arrived this morning from St. Louis to spend a month
or two with her parents, Judge and Mrs. E.O. Brown. Mrs.
Peugnet has been suffering from chills and fever and
comes here to recover her health.
Mrs. Henry Erickson, of Second and Lyon
streets, will leave this evening for Verona to visit with
her parents for a couple of weeks.
Same Time, Next
Stones Throw Dinner
Theatre will present its performance of
"Same Time, Next Year", directed by
Bill Welsh, beginning October 8.. Produced in
cooperation with Samuel French Publishing
"Same Time, Next
Year," Bernard Slades romantic comedy,
chronicles the 25-year love affair between two
people whose eyes meet across a crowded dining
room and fall in love at first sight. Manners,
morals, and attitudes are hilariously mirrored by
the lovers in this heart-warming tale.
The cast features Erin Bader as
Doris and Mike Smith as George. Performances will
be held at Stones Throw Dinner Theatre, 796
South Stone Lane, Carthage, MO on October 8-10
(dessert only), and October 15-17 and 22-24
To honor their service; on
Friday, October 15 all veterans with ID and their
spouses will receive a special price of $15.00.
Prices are $22.00 for adults,
$19.00 for seniors, youth, and students, $10.00
for children (6-12), 5 and under are free.
Betty Bell at 417-358-7268
I grew up around machinery
and folks that always tinkered with it. Seems
a motor or a gear box wasnt much use
unless you could tear it apart ever now
Probly the first
complicated mechanism I tore into personally
was the coaster brake on my bike.
Dont know that I ever
did xactly know how one a those things
work. I did get figured out how it had ta go
back together if ya wanted it to do its job.
Im sure there are
plenty a folks that could explain how a
coaster brake works, but not knowin
keeps me from thinkin I know all about
machines. A healthy attitude when
workin on the mower.
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
Carthage Printing Services
"Before you wash a
load of towels, dampen one and use it to wipe
down the sides and top of your washer and dryer.
Then just toss the towel in with the load. Also,
keep a toothbrush close to give the
fabric-softener reservoir a scrub, and rinse it
in hot water often." -- T.O. in Maryland
Got kids and need a new
sofa? Look for fabrics that clean up with soap
and water. Upholstery that has subtle color
changes or is woven or textured will hide stains;
napped fabric and flat finishes show water spots
and wear spots.
For wood floors, make
sure you dust-mop regularly. Dirt can scratch up
your floors. Use a mop with a head that can be
popped into the washer, and do so regularly.
"My children love
to read, and if they had it their way, they would
have hundreds of books. To keep their interest in
reading hot, we use the library, but we also
patronize a local used-book store. They can
search the stacks to find favorite authors and
subjects, and they turn in books to get credit
toward new ones. If they love a book at the
library, try to find one at the bookstore to
keep." -- A.C. in Florida
Great advice that will
save you money: Lower the temperature of your
water heater to 105 F. Its hot enough for
washing, but not hot enough to scald a small
child or sensitive skin.
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