"A farmer came to a washed out bridge with
no way to cross. How did he get his load of hay on the
other side of the river?"
A - He sat down on the bank and thought
"Daughter," said the father,
"is that young man serious in his intentions?"
"Guess he must be, dad," she
replied. "Hes asked me how much I make, what
kind of meals we have, and how you and mother are to live
"I shall love," she cooed,
"to share all your troubles."
"But darling," he murmured,
"I have none."
"No," she agreed, "but I
mean when we are married."
Tramp -"I was offered
work once, other than that Ive seen nothin
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
West Side Dining Hall
M. A. Latham sold his west-side dining
hall under the Carthage National bank to Mrs. C. R.
Driscoll and daughter. Mr. Latham will not remain in
Carthage but is planning to join the other Carthage
colonists at Carrington, North Dakota, in the near
future. He wishes to express his thanks to patrons for
past favors and to bespeak their good will for the new
Two young men from the country whose
names could not be learned figured in an exciting runaway
on West Limestone street near the Missouri Pacific depot
yesterday afternoon. Their horse scared at a switch
engine and dumped them into a ditch, buggy, horse,
drivers and all. While they were extricating themselves
the horse regained his feet, the buggy righted itself and
the animal dashed off. The young men were uninjured and
the last seen of them they were in pursuit of the runaway
Kids In Motion
Sign-up for the Fair Acres
Family YMCAs Kids In Motion After School is
underway now at the Y located at 2600 Grand
Avenue in Carthage.
The Ys After School
Program is open all boys and girls ages
Cost for the After School Child
Care is $28 for 4-5 days a week or $20 for 1-3
days with a one-time $15 registration fee..
Kids in Motion begins at the
time school is let out and parents are asked to
pick their children up by 6:00 p.m.
Transportation will be
available from Carthage Middle School, Fairview,
Columbian, & St. Anns to Steadley
Elementary. Diamond Elementary School will also
be a site for elementary and middle school
students in Diamond.
Activities will include games,
crafts, sports, help with homework and much more.
YMCA will provide a snack each day.
Well-trained Y staff will make
sure kids are safe and have lots of fun.
For more information call the Y
at 358-1070 or stop by the Y at 2600 S. Grand.
County Jail Count
197 August 16,
Including Placed out of County
Ever time the
discussion of incentives for new developments
comes up, I have to bring up the idea of
providin established neighborhoods with
similar incentives. This springs from a phone
call I got several years ago when the idea of
the City payin for curb and gutters for
new developments was bein discussed.
The caller wondered why, after livin in
the City for many years, payin taxes,
that his street couldnt also have curb
and gutters. I couldnt come up with a
legitimate reason the City should spend funds
for new development when it doesnt do
the same for old developments.
I understand the
reasonin behind promotin new
neighborhoods. Im sayin there is
also a value in promotin the
upgradin of those neighborhoods with no
curb and gutters. Bring on the new, but also
take care of whats already here.
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
HERES A TIP
To test the seals on
your refrigerator and freezer, close a piece of
paper in the door. If you can pull it out easily,
its likely that your seal is loose. Clean
or replace door gaskets for a better seal.
To keep vinyl car seats
bearable in summer heat, keep a few towels in
your vehicle and lay them over the seat. This
also keeps the plastic parts of baby seats from
burning little legs and arms.
You can use plain white
bread to get fingerprints and smudges off of
wallpaper and semigloss painted walls. Just ball
up the bread center (not the crust) and rub the
"Out of prewash and
looking at a nasty grease stain? Grab your
dishwashing liquid soap (not the one you would
put in your automatic dishwasher). Its
designed to break down grease, and I just dab it
on, scrub a bit and then let it set for about a
quarter of an hour. After that, I launder in hot
water. Its usually successful." --
Nancy V., via email
Check bagged frozen
vegetables with the squeeze test: A bag
thats hard and solid has thawed and
subsequently refrozen. You should choose another
bag, one with loose, free-moving pieces.
Remove cloudiness from a
batch of iced tea with this trick: Let your tea
cool before refrigerating it. You also can add a
small bit of boiling water to a glass of iced tea
if it is already cloudy.
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