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I obtained a more secure seat on the cement block, pulled my ~lorsheim out of Sundance Creek lest I pollute the shining waters, li~up a Charleston 0val, or was it '~. Lauderdale Square, breathed dress. I said curiously, "Tell me, Q, do you have a bikini on under that thing?" The old boy glared at me and his overload switch strained at a streamer of smoke into the the seams. "Go to hell, ,Allen," he Peaceful Wyoming air, wriggled said. "Be smart with ,me, ~treat ray shoulders as I drank in the me like a joke, show me no respect ~?d_y atmosphere under the at all." ~nlrcl Street bridge and said to "Easy, Q," I soothed him. "Be- ~.r. Q, "Well, you old geezer, just neath my uncouth front, rm full What in hell are the ,burning of respect for you. No use getting iSSues of the day?" hysterical about my affection for Q doffed his fireman's hat, you is there?" ~Vhich some local fire/ighter was A grin crept over Q's sinful old l~robably giving ,his wife the word face. He pumped up Che pressure for losing, and scratched his thin- in his chew and fired across Che aiag hair supply. , ^ park, creasing the skull of a ~Ie screwed his iac= up in yellowjacket. "I don't know why COncentration, while his jaws I let you get away with that damn- Orked like a centrifuge. Q ex ed nonsense, Allen, but I do. You acted about a gill of liquid have a winning way." ~rora his chew and dropped it "I'll buy that, Q," I said. "Now -to the creek, making them fill what about these burning issues, anOther 50 ~ig Muddy. sandbags along the What's everybody talking about?" Q eyed me owlishly. "You /cell f Q cackled awhile, his thin me, Allen, you're so damned tarae shaking inside his shirt smart." I nodded. "Well, old girl, it's like this. The man in the street, and a few women, too, are wondering ~tbout .the coming city election. They wonder who's going to run and why. Next they ,wonder what's going o become of the Air Force Station. Thirdly is the state of the 1-90 bypass. Is it going 'to be built this summer, 1971, or is the project to be scrapped and a su,bway built instead? A good hot topic right at the moment is the mystery of what happened ~ all the paving on Highway 14 east. Q threw up his hands. "Enough, Allen." I showed him no mercy. "A. round my house, Q, my wife Donna is asking unanswerable questions abou what rm going to do about those five kRtens we have on hand." Q nodded glumly. "You do have a problem, Allen. ,Why don't you pass the buck to your wife?" It was my .turn to look glum. "Can't do that, Q. Not now. She passed the buck to me first." The old man grunted and fresh- ened up his chew until it was about the size of a hockey puck. YIe tucked it under his iongue and hunched there like a dozing bullfrog. "What about this here city election," he mumbled. "Itow's it shape up, Allen?" I looked solemn. "Well, Q, the guys serving now have all said they've served their time in hell and want out. I imagine ~hey would serve again if they were drafted. It's a thankless job, Q. You get a lot of headaches for trying to do he right thing. On the other hand, Che loudest 5itehers suddenly tighten up with the pressure when it's suggested tha they might be available for Chose first of che month Monday night sessions." Q spit a good five iron shot down the creek, wiped ,his chin and said wisely, "You said it, Allen. I put in my time and it was no picnic. Think it was about '06 when I served." I nodded. "I could tell you were council timber, Q. It's ~vritten all over you. You'd look good in city hall although we'd have to get you a stock tank for a spittoon." Q turned the color of a pair of red flannels after a rough win~er and his chew disappeared from view. Ite leaped to his feet and headed downstream, turning che color of an old sheet. f waved after the old man as he disappeared into the bushes. "Adios, pard. I'll write your name in next month." Margaret White Hostess To Shamrock Club Thursday Margaret White was hostess to the meeting of ,the Shamrock Club Thursday at her home. ]~oll call was answered with some- thing about Easter and several antique ,Easter cards were dis- played. Plans for the clean up, paint up and repair day April 27 at the community hall were made. A potluck covered dish noon meal will ,be held. Money raising ideas were dis- cussed during the meeting. Opal Oudin furnished the mystery .package won by Fern Grubb. Jody Gaines .was a guest and ,became a member of the club. Next meeting of the club will be held at the hall May 8 with Velma Eaton as hostess. Roll call will ,be a plant and seed exchange. Dinner guests at the April meeting ,were Scott and Jo Lea Gaines, Reno Lytle, Penn Smith, .Ross Garman, tterman and Danny White and Hal 0udin. , =, , Brown Sugar--- an USDA CHOICE Ell ml I Golden Ripe Prices Good April 17-18-19 m mE u Ill Im n - 25 Savory, 4 Oz. Can Bits and Pieces Whole Sweet Pickles, 22 Oz ........................... 67 Chunk Style Tuna, Size Cans ............. 3 for 87 CATSUP, 20 Oz. Bottle ............................ 3 for 89 Cut Green Beans, 303 Can ........................ 4 for 89 APPLESAUCE, 303 Can ............................. 4 for 95 Fresh Whole Dill Pickles, 20 Oz ............ 2 for 99 Fresh Kosher Dill Spears, 11 3/4 ........ 3 for $I.00 CRUSHED PINEAPPLE, No. 2 Can .......... 3 for $I.00 SLICED PINEAPPLE, No. 2 Can ............ 3 for $I.00 FRUIT COCKTAIL, 303 Can .................. 4 for $I.00 Mandarin Oranges, 11 Oz .......................... 4 for $1.00 STEWED TOMATOES, 303 ................ 4 for $1.00 Cream Style Corn, 303 Can ...................... 5 for $1.00 TOMATO SAUCE, 300 Can ........................ 5 for $1.00 mm With this valuable coupon 150 ft. King Size Alcoa Wrap Good Only at Boyd's, Sunclance Without tM* ~ Good Through April 19