A little girl asked her mother, "How did
the human race appear?" The mother answered,
"God made Adam and Eve and they had children, and so
was all mankind made.."
Two days later the girl asked her
father the same question.. The father answered,
"Many years ago there were monkeys
from which the human race evolved."
The confused girl returned to her
mother and said, " Mom , how is it possible that you
told me the human race was created by God, and Dad said
they developed from monkeys?" The mother answered,
"Well, dear, it is very simple. I told you about my
side of the family and your father told you about
An economist is an expert who will know
tomorrow why the thing he predicted yesterday did not
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
A prisoner named Gilmore, in charge of
a constable from Duenweg was being brought to the county
jail yesterday morning, and asked permission as they
passed to step into Al Parkers saloon on east
Fourth street. The obliging officer consented and waited
patiently in front, while Gilmore went right through the
saloon and ran out the back way. He had had several
minutes start when the constable came to his senses, and
had made good his get away.
Police Court Victims.
Son Ellison and Harry Spry were fined
yesterday in police court for intoxication and resulting
hilarity. John Alyea paid $8.50 for hurling a glass
through Rainwaters saloon, and Georgia Eldridge
stood pat for trial tomorrow for disturbance. Office
Hedrick arrested Spry and Office Drake got the rest of
Budget Committee sets Goals for
next years Expenditures.
" Department Heads
are to prepare a "Maintenance" request
which focuses on maintaining core services as
currently provided by the department. No
additional services or enhancements in service
levels will be considered this year due to
current economic conditions. Further, in light of
the overall and regional economic concerns,
Agencies and Department Heads shall strive to
submit a budget request that reflects a reduction
of 5% from the previous years budget. Any
increases in expenditure from 2011 levels will
require separate written justification to be
provided to .the City Administrator for review on
submission of the budget packet.
" Department Heads
are to "hold the line" on personnel. No
net increase in head count will be submitted as
part of the maintenance submission. Any proposed
additional increase in head count will be
submitted separately as part of the additional or
enhanced service level request and shall be fully
offset by corresponding increased revenues
generate by the position or program."
The neighbor kid has onea
those two wheel scooters that seem ta be the
"new" thing. I doubt if hed
believe that as a kid I had a similar mode of
The one we owned had larger
hard rubber tires. It was a faded red with
bright yellow wheels. The nice added feature
was ours had a kick stand. A triangular
shaped gizzmo that flipped up over the rear
tire when the scooter was in use. Just flip
it down and the scooter would rest on the
At our house the bicycle
was the preferred vehicle, so the scooter
pretty much stayed in the garage after we
reached the age of five or six. The
"little" kids were the only ones
who pulled out the scooter. Even they
typically preferred the three wheelers to
standin on the scooter pumpin
along with one leg.
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
To Your Good
By Paul G. Donohue,
Chilled, Catching Cold Linked?
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My friend and
I have an ongoing discussion about how we catch
colds. I believe the only way is by being exposed
to a germ. My friend agrees, but also says you
can become chilled, and that results in a cold.
Please settle this once and for all. -- L.G.
ANSWER: The only way to catch a
cold is to meet up with a cold virus. But
lets kick this around a little while it
lies there quivering.
Rhinoviruses are responsible
for many colds. This virus is passed from one
person to another most often via the hands and
fingers. An infected person invariably will have
virus on his or her hands and fingers. If that
person touches another persons hands or
fingers, the virus is transferred. All the second
person has to do is touch his or her nose or eyes
and the virus has found a new home. (The drainage
channel for tears siphons viruses into the nose.)
Its also possible to spread a cold through
sneezing or coughing, but thats a secondary
Many colds are preceded by a
body chill. Thats part of the infection
symptoms, and that might be what your friend
Once a virus lands in a
persons nose, the time till the development
of cold symptoms is short -- eight to 12 hours.
Runny nose, nasal stuffiness, scratchy throat,
cough and sneezing are typical symptoms. They
peak in 48 hours and are gone in about one week.
A person is most contagious during the first
three days of symptoms, when nasal discharge is
at high volume and when it contains the most
If by "chilling" your
friend means being in a cold blast of air or
getting your feet wet in frigid weather and
shivering as a result, she has a slight point.
That kind of chilling constricts the noses
blood vessels and decreases mucus production. It
might, therefore, permit cold viruses to mount a
more effective attack and can contribute to the
ease of catching a cold. All the same, without
the virus there is no cold.
Copyright 2011, Heritage
Publishing. All rights reserved.