A new monk arrives at the monastery. He is
assigned to help the other monks in copying the old texts
He notices, however, that they are
copying copies, not the original books. So, the new monk
goes to the head monk to ask him about this. He points
out that if there were an error in the first copy, that
error would be continued in all of the other copies.
The head monk says "We have been
copying from the copies for centuries, but you make a
good point, my son." So, he goes down into the
cellar with one of the copies to check it against the
Hours later, nobody has seen him. So,
one of the monks goes downstairs to look for him. He
hears a sobbing coming from the back of the cellar, and
finds the old monk leaning over one of the original books
crying. He asks whats wrong.
The old monk sobs, "The word is
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
Colt Objected to
J. W. Boss, of Avilla, brought a fine
colt to town yesterday to ship by express to his brother,
a railroad man at Paris, Texas. To make this possible the
colt was crated and hauled to the train by Agent Andrea
of the Wells Fargo. About this stage of the game,
however, the colt asserted his objections to proceedings
His protests were more effective than
the ordinary "kick" and he was soon free of his
crate. Shipment on that train was abandoned, and the colt
was held until last night, when it was loaded loose into
the express car, tied by a halter in one end and sent on
to Texas enjoying more or less freedom.
Chocolate and wafers will be served for
10¢ at the Kings Daughters handkerchief sale next Monday
at Miss Flora Lieters. Open at 1 oclock.
With unanimous support from
Missouri Republican members, the U.S. House voted
229-193 Tuesday to reject Senate legislation that
would extend a payroll tax cut for 160 million
Americans for the next two months.
All six Missouri Republicans
voted with the majority in opposition to the
Senate bill, and all three Democrats voted for
it. Democrats argue the best option, given the
circumstances, is to pass the Senate bill, and
come back to the issue after the holidays.
"Democrats and Republicans
in the Senate both voted overwhelmingly for the
bipartisan compromise legislation," said
Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-St. Louis. "Americans
expect us to work together to create jobs for the
good of the country, not play partisan games with
Republicans, however, contend
that businesses need certainty regarding and that
the tax cut should be extended for the entire
"The House has passed a
reasonable, bipartisan bill that will provide a
full year of tax certainty to the American
people," said Rep. Vicky Hartzler,
County Jail Count
191 December 21,
Including Placed out of County
We had a small
woodworkin shop in the high school I
attended. Learned a little bout
tellin one wood from another and how to
clean a finishin brush.
We didnt have any
group projects, each individual worked on
somethin over the semester. Time was a
pretty relative thing in our shop class. As
long as your werent disturbin
anyone, a project could be as simple or
complex as ya wanted.
power tools was always part of the day. I
personally learned how to gently move sawed
off end piece while the blade of the table
saw was still runnin so as to remove a
window pane. Happened quick with a bang and
tinkle of glass and pretty much got
everones attention in the shop. I
still remember that lesson ever time I turn
on a saw, but I havent ever repeated
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
Metcalf Auto Supply
CLICK and CLACK
I have a 2009 Nissan Cube. I
take the car to the dealer for oil changes. I
always use synthetic, but at the last oil change,
they put in regular oil by mistake. I drove the
car for 3,000 miles and then asked them to put in
synthetic oil. Now my husband says that I have
"ruined" the engine by switching the
oils back and forth. Is this true? He says that I
immediately should have asked them to drain out
the regular oil and replace it with synthetic
before I drove the car away. What do you think?--
TOM: I think hes got his
head up his oil drain, Mary.
RAY: When synthetic oils first
came out, we heard rumors that you shouldnt
switch from regular oil to synthetic, or vice
versa. But we never saw any proof that this was
more than a rumor.
TOM: And now several of the
major oil companies sell synthetic blends, which
are what? Mixtures of regular oil and synthetic!
So they mix them right at the factory.
RAY: So obviously, no harm is
done by mixing them in your crankcase, or
switching from one to another.
TOM: So drive happily, Mary. It
sounds like the only thing you ruined here is
your husbands credibility.
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