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					                                                                                                                                          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.
                                                                            Car Talk
                                                                         TOM: It’s going to be a
                                                                                                       so little time lit up com-
                                                                                                       pared with other bulbs in
                                                                                                       the car.
                                                                                                                                           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.
                                     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-
                                                                                                                                             Shear Elegance
                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                               Beauty Salon
                                                                      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
                                                                                                       of Redfox.
                                                                                                                                                                               920 Hwy. 7 South
                                                                                                                                                                                 Jeremiah, KY
                                                                                                          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                                        
                                                                      Jerry Adams of Redfox and                                                    For Metric Cruisers
                                                                                                       Cemetery at Dry Fork.
                       633-2284                                       the late Ray McIntosh.
                                                                         Surviving in addition to
                                                                                                          Letcher Funeral Home
                                                                                                       had charge of arrange-
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      Have Real Peace & Joy!                                                                                                                       The
    Know The Prince Of Peace This Christmas.
      From The James A. Hubbard Family.                                                                      Merry                           Courthouse Cafe
                                                                                                           Christmas!                                     Dinner Menu
                                                                                                                                                 Ribs         Pasta Dishes
                                                                                                                                                 Steak        Salmon
                                                                                                                                                 Chicken      Pork
                                                                                                                                                  Side Dishes Including
                                                                                                                                                       Onion Rings
                                                                                                            From all                                 Sweet Potato Fries
                                                                                                          the folks at                              Seasonal Vegetables
                                                                                                          Royal Crown                                 104 Webb Ave. • Whitesburg
                                                                                                                                              Across From The Letcher County Courthouse
                Josh and Jessica Carter, Hannah and Justin Hubbard,                                     Bottling Company                              633-5859 or 633-0043
                          and James and Bernice Hubbard                                                  Whitesburg

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