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Ray Pearson to wife: "Let's go out and have some fun "Sounds great. But be sure to leave the on if you get home before I do." man found himself with an invasion of bats in no known way to remove them. But he did He discovered that bats had to have of space to drop into before they became A pail of water located just below the cave The bats came out, dropped to get and fell into the pail of water. Presto! gets on their high horse to tell us of things bats do in controlling the insect be assured, we are bat boosters. Still from guy with hats in his house, his was solution. Diller says there's such a build-up of crud room to bake one cupcake at a 7 S** tt the universe as a loaf of raisin bread, and |(eer world) is one of the raisins. No matter where in the universe of bread, all of the other tire moving away from it as the loaf is rising. universe. --Cosmologist David Schramm in Chronicle be considered a redneck if you smoked [Your wedding ceremony. (1803-1882): "The more the faster we counted out like Baptists. They raise hell but you at iL" ---Source unknown (Probably a "Make it a rule in life never an appalling energy. you can't build on it. It is only good in. ,t It $ Ill manager Casey Stengel says it is very up any group alphabetically according Some twisted logic here It seems there was a pretzel stand out front of an office building in New York. One day, a man came out of the building, plunked down a quarter, and then went on his way without taking a pretzel. This happened everyday for three weeks. Finally, the old lady running the stand spoke up: "Sir, excuse me; may I have a word with you?" The fellow said, "I know what you're going to say. You're going to-ask me why I give you a quarter every day and don't take a pretzel." And the woman said, "Not at all. I just wanted to tell you that the price is 35 cents." --William Schreyer, Chairman of Merrill Lynch When we held him he looked like his mother. When we held him another way, he looked like his father. We couldn't hold him that way too long. The blood rushed to his head. You might have missed this If you're average, you'll have about 69 dreams a year. The tooth fairy's become more generous. Many years ago, the exchange rate was a nickel. It went to one buck in about 1990. Today the average rate of exchange for a baby tooth is about $1.75. Elephants like chewing tobacco. Practically all living things consist of 50 to 60 percent water. My neighbor says it has always puzzled him why God gave the biggest mouths to those who have the least to say. Having trouble sleeping? Experts say to try this simple trick. Concentrate on keeping your eyes open in the dark. The more you try to keep them open, the more the lid-closing reflex is strengthened and the more the eyes want to close. This advice comes from a German medical report. It's a trick that has apparently helped many people fall asleep. Hey! If it works, why not? Why is it that it only rains on the day you load livestock? In dosing, remember, the words of Mack McGinnis: "If your trouble is deep-seated and long standing, try kneeling." Five .............. SENIORS! _ Heading Souf0r the .Winter.'? .. Let Choice Hotels warm your trip - with 30avings. may be made by Senior Center. When a meal call the Senior "- day prior to eating at 839- ).m. Nov. 24 Cubes, Rice/Mashed Carrifruit Salad, Whole Wheat Bread Nov. 25 Dressing/Gravy, Mashed Green Beans, Cranberry Dessert, Rye Bread Nov. 26 Day Holiday Nov. 27 Day Holiday Nov. 30 op, Hashbrown Bake, Vegetables, Peach C Tuesday, Dec. 1 hicken, Potato Salad, Chocolate Yum Yum, Call 1-800-4-CHOICE Ask for LNOSNO open Nov. 29 Ruth Loeschke will be an open house celebrating wedding anniversary on 29. The open house will at the Central United in Milbank from 2 couple's children will event. The couple were MN, on Nov. attend. Your presence is Memory of Dittes 1948 to Dec. 7,1997 Iore our emptiness will wipe away, our beam will alwa fief we bear, r meets  you're not your thohts ' With memories we are proud and loved by, k,m n. Daa, & Your Family I Stay at an Eagan Hotel & register to WIN a $1,000 Mall 0fAmerica i Shopping Spree November 1998-May 1999 Fri/Sat/Sun nights t rVV'rV'VrVNgle  'v v 'v v w   ,v 'v v 'V V'V, VVVV [ Reserve the SILVER ANNIVERSARY ROOM SPECIAL f Bm Wcsn Yzn  t, 1.800-624-2888 i IFIIEEKnotrs Camp Snoopy Ride.Pass zsm 1,5t40600 ]   FRCE Mall of America Coupon Book HamptoeHlidaylnnExpmFllel&Seim 1-800l.52901r 1-651-688-3343 FREE Minnesota Zoo Youth Tcket ltolldty IM Set. I  J*0324.2664 IttLOtAmmC,t. Bag ! I.ltonGardInnl-651..656.4605 We Have Your (:hristmas Tree! Over 500 FRESH CUT trees to choose from (3'ft. to 9 ft.) Check our Special Price on White Pines Lawn Care & Landscaping Gift Certificates available! Trees available starting Nov. 28. We also have Garland, Wreaths. Crosses, Candy Canes & Tree Decorations Frazier Fur, Balsam, Norway Pine, White & Scotch Pine, Colorado Spruce Church Trees Up to 12 Ft. First 100 Trees Receive a FREE Tree Bag! Lawn Care & Landscaping N. Hwy. 15 Miibanl SD HOURS: Mon. - Fri. 10 am - 7 pm Sat. 10 am - 6 pro- Sun..Noon - 5 pm Nominations being accepted for $150,000 Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture The College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Minnesota is now accepting nominations for the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture. The Siehl Prize is awarded every two years to three recipients who have made significant contributions to agri- culture in each of three broad areas: in production agriculture to producers whose careers combine progressive technology and innovative farm man- agement skills; in agribusiness to indi- viduals who have generated, intro- duced or applied scientific knowledge to challenges facing production agri- culture; in academia to those who, through" teaching, outreach, or research at an academic or govern- ment agency, have made a profound difference in agriculture. Eldon Siehl was a Minnesota busi- nessman and philanthropist who cre- ated this award to focus public atten- tion on outstanding agricultural lead- ers. Siehl wanted to make sure that citizens of a land of abundance do not Senator Grams here Dec. 8th To better serve his constituents, Senator ROd Grams will be stopping in Ortonville to meet with local citizens on Tuesday, Dec. 8. This is your chance to meet your Senator, hear him speak, and voice any questions or concerns you may have. This will be an open forum meeting, with refreshments to be Dutch Treat. To visit with Senator Grams, please come to the Granite Room of Ortonville's Cashtown Cafe on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 4:30 p.m. forget our dependence on the land. Each Siehl laureate receives a $50,000 cash award as well as a sculp- ture created by renowned sculptor and University Professor Thomas Rose. So far, the Siehl Prize has celebrated six of Minnesota's most notable con- tributors to global agriculture. In 1999, three new laureates will join an elite corps of acknowledged leaders, including Bob Bergland, Aldrich C. Bloomquist, Bert G. Enestvedt, William E. Larson, Donald C. Rasmusson and Bailey Nurseries, Incorporated. In commenting on the Siehi Prize, Interim Dean Philip O. Larsen said, "The Siehi Prize offers us an opportunity to recognize leaders and celebrate agriculture in all its dimensions. It is an honor for those who receive it and an honor for us to present it." While distinguished candidates are found all around the world, each Nominee must currently reside in Minnesota, or have lived in Minnesota for at least five years, or hold a degree from the University of Minnesota. Nominations for the 1999 Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture, together with all creden- tials, supporting materials, and letters of recommendation, must be received in the office of the College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences no later than March 1, 1999. The Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture will to be awarded at the Global Summit on Food and Agriculture in July 1999. For more information about the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture or nomination materials, contact Dani O'Reilly, Director of Communications, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota, 277 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108 USA, or phone 612.624.3235. Information is also on a web site at: pdf. Are you 55 or older and looking for work?. Do you miss the income, satisfaction and friendships a job provides? Do you need additional training? (Financial Guidelines Apply) Green Thumb Employment and Training offers paid classroom and "on-the-job" training, as well as advice on finding the job of your choice. There are nO fees for our services! Please call Hilda at (320| 855-2440. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS ' li Antique Mantlt } Ii O,-A...,.,..x il'! 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