CASS CITY, MICHIGAN CASS CITY CHRONICLE-THURSDAY, JUNE 1,1989 PAGE THREE
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By Jim Fitrgerald
Whoops! Our readers were quick to p i n t out that there
“There must be some been no mistake, a depres- membrance” is: “I’m sur-
m s a e ”I said. It was one sing fact immediately con- prised YOU rm~ember.”
have been athletes from Cass City High School and the of the cliches I remem- firmed by her retort: Whenever you hear that via
, Thumb that made the grade in big time college sports bered from “War and Re- “Eat it. you like it.” an audio system, you can
. programs. Not peripheral athletes either.
, membrance,” the final I’m almost 63 years old be sure the retort will be:
Roger Marshall corralled me t tell about Bob McEach-
o 1,234 cha ters. and she doesn’t think I’m “How could I forget?”
old enough to know what I MY wife often expresses
,em, a world class trackman at Ohio Statebefore his untimely My w& and I watched
death in a plane crash. McEachern was a neighbor and a every minute of that TV don’t like to eat. That’s the surprise when I remember
’ member of Marshall’s class in Cass City.
mu-series just to see if way she’s served meals for other times she has insisted
John Maharg informed me that Julia Sturm from Elkton- Etobert Mitchum would all of our 34years of wedded 1l k e the taste of something
ever remove his incredibly chewing and swallowing. I hate. Whenever she says
.~Pigeon-Bay Port is a member of the volleyball team at a good disguise and reveal he Fortunately, I like most something like what she
major school. really wasn’t a turtle. food and she’s a good cook. said about applesauce and
;’ And a whole host of you called t tell me about Carrie
o Mitchum didn’t, but our The only problem is that stewed pineapple, she In-
:Lautner, who was an outstanding performer on the UCLA faithful viewership didn’t when I raise an extremely sists It’s the first time she’s
;strack team. go completely me- rare objection - t,o behaved irrationally, culi-
There were several outstanding athletes from the area in warded: To my wife’s be- parsnips, say - my wife nary-wise. She always de-
earlier years before my arrival at the paper. TUSCOLA COUNTY SHERIFF Tom Kern recently intro- musement, the series en- absolutely refuses to honor nleS It when 1 say she is
couraged me to relive the it. always telling me to “Eat
+++++++++++ duced 3 new deputies who recently joined his department. deprived days of my youth She always explains her it. YOUlike it” even though
They are (from left) Gerald Dunham, Kevin Thane and Gary when there weren’t two TV unexplainable attitude, as It’s carrots and she’s known
sets i every home, and you
n in the case of the stewed for 34 years that I’ve never
A couple of other notes while on a sports kick. Playing Miller, all of whom are currently working in corrections. pineapple: 44you like once bitten into a cooked
golf should not be too expensive for Rich Tate this summer. had to go to a movie theater
to learn that, when some- applesauce on pork chops, carrot without gagging.
He h a s k e n amemberof the winning team in 2 tournaments, one says, “There must be SO YOU must like crushed How could 1 forget the
the Gavel Invitational and the invitational at Scenic Golf At sheriff%department some mistake,” there defi- pineapple on ice cream.” first time my wife said I
Course. nitely has been no mistake, She really said that, and liked broccoli because I
Jeff Hartel, a graduate of Cass City High School and a just as surely as when when I meekly suggested coconut bars? No
former assistant coach at Cass City, has won the varsity
coaching post at Forest Hills High School, a class B school
in Grand Rapids.
Air promotion, 3 hirings someone says, “Let’s go
someplace where we can
talk,”they could talk if they
stayed where they were, as
she was comparing apples
and pineapples, not to men-
tion meat and frozen milk,
she said: 46youonly like
more than Robert Mitchum
could forget the first time
Victoria Tenant said she’d
like to sleep with a turtle.
++++++++++ Tuscola County Sheriff ously workedat Webe;Steel some money by staffing the indicated by the fact that applesauce because your Onward and Upward.
Tom Kern announced the and Body, Richville, for 15 marine division with part- they are already talking mother made it. You never Let’s go someplace where
form your own tastes.” YOU can read this.
Looking for a bargain? A sign on the highway announced
the availabilityofcondoson LakeCharlevoixin Boyne City.
promotion of one deputy and years.
introduced 3 new officers Thane, a Car0 native,
time officers certified only
for marine patrol, instead of
TV is so pervasive today Listen, I take notes. r-------
during arecent news confer- graduated from Car0 High using full-time road offi- that children speak it.
Prices start at $33,900. But read the fine print. What you get cers. Emily, 7, crashed her bike
for the money is a quarter interest in the least desirable unit ence in Caro. Schoolin 1982. The 25- into a second bike, parked
Deputy Pat Woidan, a 12- year-old plans to attend Also, Kern noted he has
available. Mark me down as cynical, but do you suppose
those “bargain” prices are for the months of March, April year veteran of the depart- Delta College. donated use of the and riderless, creating an
awful accident scene. ‘‘Are
Another cliche remem- Are Newsy TOO!
ment, was promoted to ser- Also during the press con- department’s diving equip- bered from “War and Re-
and May? Just asking. you all right?” I asked.
geant. ference, Kern said the ment to the county’s Volun- “Now, let’s watch that
++++++++++ Woidan and deputies Cur- department’s marine divi-
tis Chambers and Glen sion has received its new
teer Dive Rescue Team,
headed by Car0 Police Sgt.
again in slow motion,” she
Anyway, what I liked
There is just no figuring traffic patterns these days. It used Skrent were the top 3 final- boat, a 20-foot Shamrock.
ists for the promotion fol- Kern noted the state paid. Kern explained that the about “War and Remembr-
to l that the return trip after a long holiday weekend would sheriff‘s department usedt o ance” was that dates were
include inevitable trafficjams. Monday afternoontraffic on lowing written and oral ex- 75 percent of the boat pur- continually printed across
ams taken by a total of 7 chase, and Lindy’s of have 7 certified divers, but
1-75 was less than on many normal weekends during the maintaining certification the bottom of the screen.
summer. candidates, according to Quanicassee has donated a This enabled me to keep my
Kern, who commended each boat slip, which hopefully has become very costly. wife informed on what was
It wasn’t because the tourist count was down. There were Now, he added, the equip-
scads of people everywhere you looked. Probably most of the finalists. will translate into quicker about to happen. For exam-
A 1960 Car0 High School response times. ment, which is to be re- ple, when the date was July
drivers feared the worst and stayed off the road during the turned if the team breaks up,
graduate, Woidan has lived The sheriff said he hopes 15, 1944, I told her, “Hitler
normal peak traffic periods. can be put to good use. is really in trouble now.’’
in the county for 38 of his 39 to save the department
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H was hired in September
1977, and completed his
certification training at Te
“I just got drafted.”
TRY I ;YOU’U
. Wednesday................................. 78 ..... 60 ...... .43“ ..
Delta College 2 years later. LIKE IT DOUBLE PRINT
Thursday..................................... 78 ..... 65 ........09“ .
Friday ......................................... 70 .....SO ...... 0 ..
Over the past 10 years, he
has work in dispatch, cot-
rections and as a road patrol
H aire As for the mistake that
surely wasn’t, it was in my DOUBLE VALUE DAY!
; Saturday..................................... 54 .:... 34 ...... 0 .. officer.
breakfast saucer of fruit.
Every Wednesday receive a second
SunCiay.............................................. 42 ...... 0 .. Dole has come out with can-
Kern introduced 3 new ned pineapple in a new form set of prints absolutely FREE!
Monday ....................................... 78 .....60 ...... 3 4 ” ..
deputies who joined the - stewed. Two days earlier,
(Recorded at Cass City wastewater treatment plant.) department in March. They It would be easier t hit
o Seemed like an eternity even my wife had put some of it
are Gary Miller, Gerald myself on the head than do knowing that I could leave at on my ice cream and I’d “Check Our New Lower
I Printing Service I
Whatever your printing needs, we senre them
Dunham and Kevin Thane. what Stefmia Follini did.
Kern said the hirings re- That would be true even if
sulted from vacancies left by my friends weren’t right
his election as sheriff and 2 when they say my hard head
resignations. Twenty appli- is my least vulnerable spot.
cants underwent 3 1/2 hours Stefania, who?, you say.
It’s obvious that a long
stint buried underground by
herself bothers this woman
not at all. Yet, it’s dollars to
donuts that she has inordi-
told her I hated it. This is
nothing personal against
Dole. I like its pineapple in
sweet lumps, but I’m sure
other people like it in bland
shreds. Aloha means hello
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equipment to assure you of the best results he said, adding the field was who spent 130 days in a or other. Maybe snakes, or been a mistake that my
in every way. narroweddown to the top 10 sealed cave all alone. Her mice or bats? Maybe riding wife served me something
candidates. Three were se- onlycontact w t theoutside
ih an airplane? Whatever. she knew I hated, I was
lected following oral inter- was typing messages on a Staying in the cave was speaking pure TV cliche. I
Things We Print views. computer. Follini, 27, especially striking for me knew full well there had
Miller, 2 1, is a 1986gradu- works as an interior decora- because I don’t like to be in
Tickets Business Cards ate of Car0 High School. H e tor in Ancona, Italy and the small, enclosed places with
completed his certification purpose of her stint in the
training at Kirtland Com- cave was to simulate the
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Booklets sheriff‘s department as well She showed no ill effects
at all and that’s the point of
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