You have to be careful with your fax machine. I
got my tie caught in one, and four minutes later I was in
Graves, an artist who specialized in
seascapes of ships tossed in wintry seas, was having his
first showing at a big gallery. A dowager type studied
his work and was impressed, saying, "Youve got
incredible technique and know how to use color, but
its a shame you didnt have better
Presidents always promise no new taxes.
But they never say anything about making the old ones
Im sorry, but you cant
interest me in a new vacuum cleaner. But try the lady
next door. Im always borrowing hers and its
Then there was the behavioral scientist
who taught his Great Dane to come for food at the ringing
of a bell. After the first experiment, the dog ate six
biscuits, two steaks, and an Avon lady.
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
New Dancing Teacher
Miss Nell Plummer, a dancing teacher of
Springfield, who is instructing classes at Aurora and
Monett, is here to organize a class in Carthage. She was
sent here by Carl Lehnhard, of Monett, who read the item
in the newspaper saying a certain set of young people
here were pining for a dancing teacher. She was assisted
in working up a class this morning by Dr. P. J. Lehnhard,
and readily secured a dozen or more names.
She conferred with Capt. Hiatt of the
Light Guard and may secure the armory in which to give
her lessons, since a large number of the company members
are said to be desirous of joining the class. In case the
armory is considered too large, the McCrills hall may be
John OKeefe and W. E. Ford went
out near Preston this morning to spend the day hunting
The Grand Lodge of Missouri
special session for the cornerstone dedication
ceremony for the new Carthage Masonic Center
building will be held Sunday November 6, 2011.
The cornerstone ceremony will take place at
approximately 2:00 pm at the building site at
1339 Oak St in Carthage. This portion of the
ceremony is open to the public.
Grand Lodge will be opened at
12:30 pm in Alba. All Master Masons are invited
DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT
On Saturday, October 29, 2011,
The Alliance of SWMO hosted a prescription and
over the counter "Drug Take Back"
event. The Alliance coordinated five separate
drug drop off locations in Jasper and Newton
County. The five drop off sites collected 484
pounds of prescription and over the counter
medications from the community.
The collected medications were
turned over to the DEA for disposal in a
environmentally friendly manner.
County Jail Count
? November 1,
Including Placed out of County
There was considerable
speculation as to how many folks showed up on
the Square yesterday afternoon for the annual
Halloween festivities sponsored by Main
Street Carthage and the merchants.
In a matter of fifteen
minutes or so standin on one corner
Id have ta guess that a couple three
hundred passed. At least a thousand kids and
parents gatherin treats wouldnt
be an over estimate by any stretch.
Course the nice weather made the event
accessible for all ages.
If its any
indication, Im guessin that the
after dark trick or treatin was also a
near record settin pace.
On a the best consequences
the spook night is folks actually
gettin out in the neighborhoods, just
This is some fact, but
Just Jake Talkin.
"For that nagging
toilet where the chain on the flush lever keeps
getting stuck, heres what I do: Trash that
chain and use some curling ribbon. Tie it on and
adjust the length. Once youve got it set,
you shouldnt have to mess with it again for
a very long time!" -- M. in Minnesota
Need pumpkin pie spice?
Mix 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ginger,
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon ground
cloves for each teaspoon needed.
and sales are a savvy shoppers best friend.
I buy age-appropriate games and toys all year
from the sales rack and with coupons, so that
Im always armed with birthday presents and
donations for holiday drives." -- A.P. in
"I try to keep a
backpack of just in case items in my
car trunk. In the summer, it has sunblock, bug
spray, etc. I have just refilled it for winter.
There is a bottle of water and snack items, large
towels that double as blankets, tools and a road
flare, socks, an extra pair of shoes, etc. It
pays to be safe!" -- C.C. in North Carolina
Make your own "hot
pocket" using rice: Fill an empty sock with
rice to about three-fourths full. Tie or sew
closed. Create a pouch by using a bandanna to
wrap it up; either tie or sew the bandanna into a
removable pocket. To use, microwave the sock for
1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Remove carefully. Remove
bandanna and wash from time to time.
Heres a great
cooking hint: When you want to sear meat, make
sure you pat it dry using either paper towels or
a kitchen cloth specifically for that purpose.
Any moisture on the meat will cause it to
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