The Mountain Eagle . . Wednesday, December 23, 2009 . . Page 5
Wife wins in couple’s first marital argument
By TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI My questions to you are: (1) pleasant discovery: You’re Lots of cars go to the
How much does a blinker now the wife of an incorri- junkyard with their original
Dear Tom and Ray: bulb cost; (2) does his little gible cheapskate. blinker bulbs still working.
I just got married, and trick truly impact bulb life; Why? Because they spend
last week my new husband
and I got into our first dis-
agreement in the car! He
and (3) isn’t this “improper
use of a turn signal”? He
drives a 2003 Ford Mustang.
TOM: It’s going to be a
so little time lit up com-
pared with other bulbs in
The way we were
doesn’t put his blinker on I told him that it not only is long, difficult slog with this TOM: Your husband Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years
when he’s stopped, waiting dangerous not to give other guy, Mary. If you don’t be- clearly needs an interven- December 24, 1959
to turn. He waits until he drivers as much notice as lieve me, ask any of my ex- tion, Mary. You can try using Christmas greetings are given from The Mountain Eagle
gets INTO the intersection. possible, but it also is wives! humor. Buy him four blinker staff — Clyde Quillen, Hazel Bowen, Adelaide Pesis, Larry
At that point, he will turn the “ticketable.” Can you help RAY: This is exactly why bulbs for Christmas, and tell Caudill, Tom and Pat Gish, Virginia Combs, Gertrude
blinker on for just a mo- me win our first married ar- we insist that any couple in him that now that you’ve Gambill, Grace Hall, Mrs. Carl Layne, R. Percy Elkins, and
ment, until he completes gument? Thank you! — a serious relationship drive paid for them, he might as all our correspondents everywhere.
the turn and it automatically Mary together before marriage. well get his money’s worth q
clicks off. When I asked him TOM: Is it too late to get TOM: Whether what he’s out of the old ones. Opening of the new Letcher High and grade school at
about this, he says that he an annulment, Mary? I doing is a moving violation in RAY: Or try showing him Jeremiah faces further delay that had been anticipated, ac-
doesn’t want his blinker think you have grounds. your state or not (I don’t how absurd his thinking is cording to W.B. Hall, county superintendent of schools.
bulb to burn out prema- RAY: You may not realize know where “late to signal” by agreeing with him and v
turely, so he uses it only it, but with this argument, ends and “failure to signal” one-upping him. Tell him Fresh oysters are 59 cents for a half pint at the A&P food
when it is a safety concern. you’ve made a very un- begins), what he’s doing is that you’re really concerned store in Whitesburg. Ice cream is 59 cents for a half gallon.
unsafe and inconsiderate. about all the use the brake v
The purpose of the turn sig- lights are getting, and that Don Burton’s Whitesburg Yellowjackets withstood a
nal is to notify other cars you think he should stop fourth quarter avalanche of baskets by the Letcher Eagles
around you of your inten- using the brakes. to win the second annual Whitesburg Invitation 47-42.
tions. TOM: And remind him
CHARLES HALL RAY: So if your new
hubby enters an intersec-
that headlights are really
expensive, and you think
December 25, 1969
Pike and Letcher counties have taken over firm leader-
Republican Candidate for tion with his blinker off, the he’s overusing his. Espe- ship as the highest-income counties in the Kentucky moun-
car behind him will natu- cially at night.
Magistrate District 1 rally assume he’s going to RAY: But if humor
tains, and the gap between them and other mountain coun-
ties has widened. A report listed Pike County as first in the
Progress Now continue straight through it. doesn’t work, you’ll need to mountains with a per capita 1968 income of $1,533. Letcher
Then, if your hubby sud- simply insist. Let him know County was second with a $1,510 per capita income.
www.charleshall2010.com denly turns on his left that while you appreciate v
Water - Jobs - Property Rights blinker and stops to wait for his frugality, you’re going to James D. Hart, 19, was killed Dec. 18 in an accident at
Paid for by Charles Hall oncoming traffic to pass, the draw the line when it in- the Marlowe Coal Co., where he was employed.
guy behind him may be sur- fringes on your safety. And v
prised, and may plow right this is one such case. Pork chops are 79 cents a pound at the A&P food store
into his rear end. TOM: And there will be
THE CHURCH BY GOD’S DESIGN. TOM: And last time I others. Trust me. So do the
in Whitesburg. Jane Parker pumpkin pies are 49 cents each.
December 23, 2009 checked, replacing the intervention now, during December 27, 1979
Robert Adams trunk lid, two rear quarter the honeymoon period, Western Kentucky newspaper publisher Al Smith has
panels and both taillight as- while you are at the peak of been named federal co-chairman of the Appalachian Re-
Welcome to the churches of Christ, under the baptism of Acts semblies (not to mention your influence over him,
2:38. These are the churches that have received those that gional Commission by President Jimmy Carter.
hospital bills and insurance Mary. And if all else fails, re-
Jesus sent, John 13:20, He that receiveth whomsoever I send v
surcharges) is a lot more ex- mind him — with a threat-
receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth Him that pensive than a stinkin’ ening look — that you pre- Mountain Eagle correspondent Thelma N. Cornett re-
went me. This is the beginning of your salvation from sin, and blinker bulb. pare his food. ported that when she was first appointed postmaster at
to go to heaven. If you have not gladly received his word, Acts RAY: By the way, these (c) 2009 by Tom and Ray
Linefork in May 1935 her pay was whatever the cancella-
2:41, that went forth from Jerusalem by the preaching of Pe-
bulbs generally cost less Magliozzi and Doug Berman tions amounted to each month — usually about $30.
ter, Jesus said, in vain do they worship me teaching for doc- Distributed by King Features v
trines the commandments of men, Matthew 15:9. God gave a than five bucks apiece. And
they almost never blow out. Syndicate, Inc. “The Amityville Horror” is playing at the Alene Theatre
name to the sacrifice that He prepared for the sins of the world, in Whitesburg.
a name that has become highly offensive to the majority of the
churches of Christ because of what Jesus said to eleven of Wishing seniors a Merry Christmas December 27, 1989
His disciples after He had taken them to Galilee, Matthew To the Editor: card that had no postmark County officials have agreed to hold a public hearing on
28:10-16. What Jesus spoke to the eleven were titles in refer- that was delivered by an- the National Flood Insurance Program, after a federal offi-
ence to the name of Jesus, which God had named before He I want to wish every gels. It read, “I am the way, cial warned that flood victims could sue them if they do
entered into the world. Matthew 1:21, And she shall bring forth
Letcher County Senior Citi- the truth and life.” not enter the program.
a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, For He Shall save
His people from their sins. Matthew 28:19 are titles of what zens Center a merry Christ- That gift gets bigger ev- v
His name shall be called, remission of sins does not come by mas. ery day. He supplies all our A nationwide wildcat strike couldn’t keep the coal in-
being baptized into titles. Baptizing them in the name of the We have enjoyed fellow- needs. dustry from another record year in 1989 and some experts
Father, (Jesus), (We have an advocate with the Father, Jesus ship with you this past year. Let us when we sit down say the six-week walkout could lead to unprecedented pro-
Christ the righteous), Son, (Jesus) Matthew 1:21, and Holy We wish you a very merry to open our presents and eat duction in 1990.
Ghost (Jesus), (The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom Christmas. food aplenty give praise to v
the Father will send in my name, John 14:26. 2 Corinthians Let us remember that no God. The Letcher County Fiscal Court will fight an attempt to
3:17, The Lord is that Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord gift we can receive can com- Let us thank Judge Jim drill for gas and oil at Fishpond Lake. Thad Duff, a repre-
is, there is liberty. Titles in baptism will not have power over pare with the gift God sent Ward for he takes great in- sentative of Equitable Resources, a gas and oil exploration
the name that God has worked to save the people. Deity will us. Our Savior was born as terest in the senior citizens. company, approached the court at its meeting last week to
not have power over the name of Jesus Christ, no one should lowly as could be, wrapped Trenda Kincer gives a lot of discuss drilling a well on county property below the Fish-
be baptized in the name of Deity without His name being clearly in swaddling clothes and care and love. pond Lake dam and to discuss access across the same prop-
heard. What the eleven heard at Galilee did not establish the laid in a manger in a stable. erty to gas and oil wells.
church, neither will it build a relationship with Jesus as the There were no pretty boxes JEAN COLLINS
church. Here is what we hear from men today, (By the author- or ribbons. There was a gift Blackey December 29, 1999
ity of Jesus Christ, I baptize you in the name of the Father,
An early-morning fire Christmas Day gutted a
Son and Holy Ghost). There was no authority available at
Galilee, Matthew 28:19, by law from God that would bring this Retired teachers help county Whitesburg business. Messenger Florist’s 85-year-old
building on Main Street suffered heavy damage from the
baptism into the church, and there must be a law for this bap- Retired teachers make their medical benefits are
tism before it will be active in the churches of Christ today. fire that started around 4:30 a.m. Dec. 25.
an economic impact on $1,117,870, totaling v
Since men are hung up on titles in baptism for entering into
the church, let us consider what God did by the prophet Isaiah
Letcher County, says Joyce $9,630,165. Got a few extra jugs of water in the basement? How about
9:6-7. For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and Whitaker, president of the “Anytime you meet a re- canned food? A generator? Riot gear? Extra ammo? If you’re
the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name shall Letcher County Retired tired teacher, thank that per- a little leery of what might happen when the clock strikes
be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God, The ever- Teachers Association. Ac- son for living in Letcher midnight and the calendar switches to Jan. 1, 2000, you’re
lasting Father, The Prince of Peace. These are by the author- cording to Whitaker, the an- County and contributing to not alone.
ity of God just as Matthew 28:19 is by the authority of God, nual income of retired the economy of the county,” v
would these titles be a fit subject for baptism into the church? teachers is $8,512,295 and said Whitaker. Kentucky State Police Capt. Danny Webb and Trooper
Why titles of Matthew 28:19 when we have the name of Jesus David Banks guided children to see Santa Claus last week
Christ present by law in the church?
From the church of Christ at Mayking, Ky. Robert Adams
Here comes Santa Claus at Wal-Mart in Whitesburg. Troopers from the Hazard post
brought 45 needy children from the five-county post area
Since the late 1940’s, the Drive (Vocational School to the store on Dec. 23 for Shop with a Trooper.
Whitesburg Fire Depart- area); 5:10 to 5:15 Jenkins
ment has been escorting Road (Tunnel Hill); 5:20 to
Santa Claus from the North
Pole to visit the children and
other residents of
5:50 Upper Bottom; 5:55 to
6 Madison Street; 6:15 to
6:20 Cowan St. (WIFX), Wal-
Whitesburg. The fire depart-
ment pulls Santa around the
streets in a sleigh hooked to
nut St.; 6:25 to 6:45 Solomon
Road; 6:50 to 6:55 Hays St./
Pine St./Church St.; 7 to 7:15
a fire truck, allowing chil- Long Ave./Fields Cliff Specializing in new
dren to tell him what they (SKCTC); 7:20 to 7:25 Bentley
want him to bring them for Ave./Main St.; 7:30 to 7:35 hair coloring and Styles
Christmas. Hazard Road (football field);
The schedule for Santa
Claus is: 4 to 4:30 p.m.
7:40 to 8 Westwood; 8 to 8:10
Caudill Town; 8:10 to 8:35
Whitesburg Hospital; 4:35 to Housing Authority; 8:40 to Pam Potter Ashley Amburgy
4:50 Letcher Manor Nursing 8:55 Maple St./Susan Cook Owner/Stylist Stylist
Home; 4:55 to 5:05 Circle Dr./High St.
Letcher Phillip Ray McIntosh buried at Dry Fork
Phillip Ray McIntosh, 29,
of Redfox, died December 9
920 Hwy. 7 South
Funeral services were
Funeral Home at the University of Ken-
tucky Medical Center in
held December 12 at the
Blair Branch Old Regular
Baptist Church. Burial was Parts Available
129 West Main Whitesburg He was a son of Vera and in the Raymond Brown email@example.com
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Cemetery at Dry Fork.
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