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Friday, July 26, 2002 Volume XI, Number 28

did ya know?

Did Ya Know?. . .The City of Carthage will be spraying for mosquitoes next week, Mon.-Fri., July 29th through Aug. 2nd. Your area will be sprayed in the evening of the day your trash is picked up, between the hours of 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. You may want to turn off attic and window fans while the sprayer is in your area.

Did Ya Know?. . .The Magicianess Teresa T. will be at the Carthage Public Library Annex on Saturday, July 27th for the Summer Reading Program Awards Day. Call or sign up at the YPL desk to see "the Lucille Ball of Magic."

Did Ya Know?. . .Members of Carthage Masonic Lodge #197 will present a check to D.A.R.E. officer Kevin Provins for the purpose of purchasing Hispanic D.A.R.E. materials to include in his program. The time will be at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 29th at the Carthage Police dept.

today's laugh

It was a real small town. The ZIP code was a fraction.

My son is real sloppy. He never tucks in his shirt. But my wife stopped him. She sewed lace to the bottom of it!

This restaurant had the hottest chili in the world. I ate a spoonful, burped, and set fire to the curtains.


A Chronological Record of Events as they have Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.


Won Out in Fifth Heat of 2:30 Trot at Galena Yesterday.

"Emma McGregor," the Carthage horse owned by E. Knell won a hotly contested race at the last day of the Galena speed events yesterday. It was a 2:30 trot for a purse of $150, and the starters were "Emma McGregor" driven by W. H. Daly of Pittsburg, and "Lady Lewis," owned in Pittsburg and driven by Chauncey Summer of Galena. The record of the race follows:

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

Lady Lewis.............1 2 2 1 2

Emma McGregor....2 1 1 2 1

Time—1:40, 1:12, 1:15, 1:15, 1:13

Mrs. Chas Turner entertained the Tourist club yesterday, and papers were given by Mrs. Tom Hackney, Miss Lizzie Thomas and Mrs. P. J. McNerney. The club decided to picnic next Thursday.

  Today's Feature

Annual City-Wide Sidewalk Sale.

The Carthage Chamber of Commerce will host the Carthage City-Wide Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, July 27th with participating stores opening at 6 a.m. The annual event, which encourages city-wide participation from the retail community, is being co-sponsored by the Carthage Press.

"The Sidewalk Sale is designed to support and promote the Carthage retail community,&q