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Over 4 mil lion Readers Nationwid e June 3, 2013 Volume 1 • Issue #39 Published by Professional Print Management • Serving Northeast South Dakota & West Central Minnesota • Advertising Information 605-541-0110 • www.LakeAreaTidbits.com

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Free Fun Take One

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A small town Doctor was famous in the area for always catching large fish. One day while he was on one of his frequent fishing trips he got a call that a woman at a neighboring farm was giving birth. He rushed to her aid and delivered a healthy baby boy. The farmer had nothing to weigh the baby with so the Doctor used his fishing scale. The baby weighed 21 lbs 13 oz.

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A cop pulls a guy over for speeding and the guy’s defense was, “I was just going with the flow of traffic.” The cop’s response... “Ever go fishing?” “Yeah....” said the motorist. “Ever catch ALL the fish?” asked the cop.


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• Those who study such things say that the energy expended by those chewing bubble gum every day could power Los Angeles for the same length of time. by Samantha Weaver

• It was Israeli diplomat Abba Eban who made the following sage observation: “Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.” • John Tyler fathered 15 children, more than any other U.S. president in history. He also holds the distinction of being the oldest president with living grandchildren. Tyler was born in 1790, and his son Lyon Gardiner Tyler was born in 1853. Lyon Gardiner, in turn, had children at a rather advanced age for fatherhood. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. was born in 1924, when his father was 71, and Harrison Ruffin Tyler was born in 1928. Both men were still living in 2012, and the younger of the brothers maintained the Tyler family historic home, Sherwood Forest.

• The shamrock is often associated with Ireland, so you might be surprised to learn that it’s not the country’s national symbol. The official symbol is actually a Celtic harp, which makes Ireland the only country in the world to have a musical instrument for its national emblem. • It’s been reported that Napoleon Bonaparte was afraid of cats. • According to a recent survey of married people in the United States, fully one-quarter of respondents admitted to receiving a traffic ticket and hiding from their spouse. Nearly that many (24 percent) said they had kept a car accident secret from their husband or wife. © 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.


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GONE FISHING

Hold on to your hats! (Cowboy hats that is!!) Tidbits of the Lake Area wants to send you and a friend to see Gloriana and Jason Michael Carroll at Farley Fest, June 29th in Milbank, SD... but that's not all! Hardee's of Milbank is giving you two FREE Combo meals... and, for good measure, we are throwing in a copy of Gloriana's latest CD. Find the (3) Sunfish (pictured right) in advertisements in this issue and enter to win!!!! One entry per person only. NEXT WEEK - Another 2 tickets/meals and CD!!!

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Jodi was our contest winner from the May 27th Issue If you had difficulty finding the 3 Northerns, here are the locations for the May 27th Issue.

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To Place Your One FREE Private Party Ad Go to www.LakeAreaTidbits.com Click on FREE4SALE link. (ONE ITEM, PLEASE - NON-COMMERCIAL) FOR SALE: Twin Size Bed, mattress, box springs, frame & headboard. Excellent condition. $75.00 Call (605) 880-5111 in Watertown. FOR SALE: 2001 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic Motorcycle. Lots of extras. $9000.00. Call (605) 881-2016. FOR SALE: Paperback Romance Novels. Over 30 popular authors. ALL books in very good condition. $.50 each or 3/$1.00. Call (605) 880-6441. FOR SALE: 1984 1200cc Honda Goldwing Aspencade, low miles, lots of extras. Call day or evening, 320-273-2181, if no answer leave a message. FOR SALE: 2005 Softail Hertiage Classic. 7200 miles, fully loaded, clear title, maroon/black cherry. Call (605)880-1817. FOR SALE-Yamaha zuma 49cc scooter- great gas mileage and only 2500 mi--605-881-9472 FOR SALE: 2003 Honda 400EX, low miles, great condition, new battery, $2300. 2002 Honda 400EX, New rear radial tires, runs great, $2100. 218-3683970.

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FOR SALE: 1997 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER TOTALLY LOADED EVERY OPTION 119,000 MILES, VERY GOOD CONDITION, NEW TIRES AND BATTERY, V6 MOTOR DETAILS CALL 605-691-9473. FOR SALE: Dock - (9) 4X7 sections with poles and bench. $850. Call 605949-0784. Big Stone City.

BUYING OLD MACHINERY, JUNKED CARS, DUMP CARS, COMBINES, TRACTORS, TRUCKS, STEEL BINS, APPLIANCES, WIRE AND BATTERIES. WILL HAUL AND CLEAN UP. 605-770-9211.

FOR SALE: Older Vega 24’ pulltype camper. Everything works - electric/gas refrigerator. Shower and tub. $1250. Call 605-862-8327. Big Stone City.

MISC.

FOR SALE: CLUB CAR/GOLF CAR; LIKE NEW, ALUMINUM RIMS; USED VERY LITTLE, ASKING $4900, OBO; CALL: 320-808-3428.

CLOVER LEAF SPORTING CLAYS Estelline, SD. Bring your friends and try our scenic Sporting Clay Course. A great place to start your bachelor party! Summer Leagues. Call Russell Nelson (605) 690-3955

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FOR SALE: Combination storm door like new. Also Main Door. Call 605-432-6218. FOR SALE: Lift Chair, Burgundy in color, used only 4 months. Perfect condition. Call 605-882-2253 for particulars.

GRACEVILLE AA - Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. Graceville Community Building.

FOR SALE: 1966 Buick Skylark Gran Sport, $7,500. Call (605) 8860255 evenings.

HELP WANTED

FOR SALE: Barrett Brake Drum Lathe. Handles 16.5” Drums. $125.00. Call Dave 320-769-4337.

Position for Fireworks Store Manager in Browns Valley Area Starting June 27, 2013 thru July 5, 2013 Customer service skills, sales, & cash handling experience needed. Will need to stay on site & be a non-smoker, honest and hard working. Call Dan at (605) 882-1744.

FOR RENT FOR RENT: 1 Bedroom, fully furnished, above average condition apartment on ground level in Appleton, Mn. for more information call (320) 289-2161

FOR SALE: Microwave Cart. Good Condition. $20.00. Please call 605254-3979. FOR SALE: Sofa in good condition, floral pattern, soft blue/green/mauve. Call 605-862-6003. FOR SALE: Allis Chalmers WD tractor with Du-All loader. Snow chains, new PTO pump, new hydraulic hoses. $2250. Runs good. Call 605-793-3842. FOR SALE: 1998 Windstar Van. Plum purple, 3.8 V6, rear heat, gray cloth interior, tinted windows. $1800 Madison, MN. Call 320-226-3626. FOR SALE: Duplex in Ortonville Mn, Two 2 bedrooms up and walk out basement. Garage for each unit.. $99,000.00. Call 605-467-9531. FOR SALE: Poly Dome Nursery Calf Huts. $150.00 (O.B.O.) Call 605-983-3903 & Please Leave A Message. FOR SALE: 325 Gallon Pick Up Poly Tank. $150.00. Call 605-9833903 & Please Leave A Message.

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FOR SALE: 1988 Prowler 5th Wheel Camper. Stove, Fridge, bathroom, shower, furnace, air - all works great. Asking $2,500 OBO. Call 1-605-467-0561

FOR SALE: 1993 GMC Suburban 4X4, 350 V8, $1,695 OBO. Call 320325-5989. 1998 Suburban 4X4 454V-8, $1,200 OBO, needs tranny work. Clinton, MN.

MUST SELL: 1995 Toyota 4runner 172,000 miles, leather interior, power windows, moon roof, newer clutch, new water pump, radiator, timing belt, good tires. $3000 obo. Call 605-690-0314.

FOR SALE: 2010 Chevy Silverado. 37,500 miles, V6, 2 wheel drive, $13,600 OBO. New Snow Tires. Call 605-862-6004.

WANTED: 600-16 front tractor tire (needs to have three ribs) Call 605432-6218.

FOR SALE: 1947 M JD Tractor with hydraulic 2 pt w/ 5ft digger and 2 btm plow. Make Offer. New paint and tires. Call 320-394-2348.

WANTED: Fuller Brush Mop w/a string sponge mophead. Call 605-432-6218. FOR SALE: 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, FOR SALE: Ladies Square Dance 5.9L, many extras, very clean. 186K Clothes Size 12-14. Skirts, Blouses & miles. 605-881-4232. Call anytime. Can-Cans. Also a pair of White Western WANTED TO BUY: 500 Gallon Propane Tank. Call 605-486-4430. Boots Size 7. Call 605-878-0210. FOR SALE: New - 200 Feet 1” Rope (coiled). Selling for $100. New price FOR SALE: Large 36 inch exhaust FOR SALE WITH OPTIONS: 5 was $238. Can deliver to Watertown. fan suitable for barns, machine or Bedroom House Located In Wheaton, mechanic work building. Call 605-938- Call Bruce at 605-690-8381. MN. Call 320-760-4467 for more 4748. details. FOR SALE: Roping Saddle, 17 inch. $500. Can email photo of the saddle WANTED TO BUY: 30# or 40# FOR SALE: 1991 Ford LTD Crown upon request. Call Bruce at 605-627propane cylinder. Call 605-874-2478. Victoria. 302 V8, RWD, 4 Dr. Madison, 5466. Minn. Call 605-430-6695. WANTED: 1949 and 1956 high school FOR SALE: Office Desk 30” x 60” year books. Tintah, Minnesota. Call FOR SALE: 2008 Harley Davidson five drawers with 1 file drawer. Oak (320) 413-0083. Sportster. 2700 miles. Call 605-880laminated. Sturdy and very heavy. $25. 3287. Call Bruce at 605-690-3833. FOR SALE: 1981 Gleaner F@ Combine, 2120 Engine hours, 1450 FOR SALE: Chevy Corvair engine. WANTED: 1960-66 Chevrolet early 60’s. 1961 to 1964. Call 320-839- Separator hours, 15 ft Flex Head. pickups for parts or to restore. $4,000 or best offer. Call (320) 5683332. Also, 1937-47 Plymouth and Dodge 2404. pickups or trucks. Call Ken at 320FOR SALE: 100 used cement blocks. 226-1314. FOR SALE: Round oak pedestal New Effington, SD. Please call 605table, large leaf with 3 oak carved 637-5458. FOR SALE: An upholstered swivel back, arm chairs. $300.00 OBO. Call rocking chair in excellent condition. (320) 265-6950. FOR SALE: Ladder rack that fits any Call 605-486-4430. full size van and size 13, 14, 15, 16 FOR SALE: Weight Machine $175. car and truck tires ... items located in FOR SALE: 12 ft. Outdoor Movie Hoist Fitness System - Prime 8A. 12 Watertown. Call 605-690-6125. Theater Blow-up Screen with Blower. exercises in 12 minutes for the Prime 8 muscle groups. Watertown, SD. Call (ALL NEW) For use with your FOR SALE: 70’s Chevy Custom, short 605-753-3228. projector. You have to see it to believe box, lowered ... has bad motor ... call it. MAKE OFFER. Call (605) 878-0544 605-881-8064 for more details. Watertown, SD. FOR SALE: Meyer 8’ snowplow with hoist and light bar, stored FOR SALE: Conn Organ in very good inside, not used past 3 years, good FOR SALE or TRADE: 1980 E-150 condition that features multiple keys Ford Van. 300, 6 cyl., New 4-speed condition. Goodwin, SD. Call (605) for added instruments while playing on 795-3520. overdrive transmission, excellent keyboard. Includes a bench for book chrome bumpers and glass. Call storage. Looking for reasonable offer. anytime. Watertown Call 605-882FOR SALE: Baseball and football Call 605-795-2471. 2015. cards and memorabilia. Includes cards, small sets, and sports WANTED TO BUY: A used tread mill collectibles from the 60’s, 70’s, and FOR SALE: 1994 Lumina Van, 3.8 that is in very good working condition. 80’s. Asking $650 OBO. Call 605-886- V6, Air, Teal Green, Many new parts, Please call or text: 605-695-6307. 165,000. $800 as is. Madison, MN Call 3422. 320-226-3626. FOR SALE: Salad Master Cookware Set, FOR SALE: HP Officejet All-in-one only one frying pan used once. Cleaner FOR SALE: 2008 50cc Lifan Miniphone, fax & copier. Call 1-605-949bike. 3-speed centrifugal clutch. 100 cookbook included In original box. Call 4009. actual miles. $550. Excellent condition. 605-881-2705. $1500.00 or best offer. Call 605-868-4922. FOR SALE: Case IH 5400 no-till drill FOR SALE: 2003 Chevy TrailBlazer. 20 foot, 10 inch spacing. Yetter FOR SALE: Adjustable 4 Bow 102,000 miles roughly on the vehicle. coulter cart. Factory markers. Above 4.2L inline 6cyl 4x4 and dark blue. Call average condition. More info call 605- Bimini Top (Boat Awning) 54 inches high, 82 to 94 inches width. New cost for price and any other questions. If no 758-2554. was $390. Asking $150. Call 605-862answer leave a message or text. The 7977. FOR SALE: Antique Dayton Hobart number is 605-651-5393. grocery store type scale. Up to 24#’s. 4 SALE BOAT LIFT FOR PONTOON Call 1-605-949-4009. FOR SALE: Original Aluminum OR BOAT $1100.00. 320-839-3207 Wheels for Ford Explorer or pickup. Will fit 1970’s vehicles and other later Fords. FOR SALE: New Hub City over For Sale: Bike or Trike, 1985 Honda running 1000 to 540 pto coupling part Call 320-839-3332. #0331-00012. Quick realease up to 125 1200cc motorcycle. Converts to a trike. 87,330 miles runs great, hp. $200.00 asking $125.00 obo. Call FOR SALE: (1) 500 gallon fuel tank. looks sharo. Asking $3300. 492-3337. 1-605-886-8888 Ph 605-237-0384 FOR SALE: Tony Little’s Gazelle FOR SALE: Paper Shreader, old FOR SALE: 12 inch power wood typewriter, fax machine. Make offer. Call Edge Exercise Machine $75.00 obo. planer. $125.00 OBO 605-882-2115 Call 605-432-5723. 605-874-2422. FOR SALE: Marco Polo Apartment FOR SALE: 1980 Gleaner F-2 Combine, 4-row, 30” corn head. $4,000 size piano with bench. 66 keys, very or best offer. Pickup head also available. good condition. Call 320-839-6165. Call 605-924-0467. FOR SALE: Elec. Prism PowerChair FOR SALE: Metal Cutting Band Saw Perfect Fit. 605-237-6695. 1Horizontal/vertical capacity on stand. Used little. 2 extra blades. $200. Call 605-467-0889. Milbank.

FOR SALE: Southern Black Hills building lot. 2 miles from Wind Cave. Bordered by Black Hills National Forest. South of Custer $60,000. Call 605-881-4078. WANTED TO BUY: Fixer upper snowmobile. Will consider any age and condition. Needs to have most of the parts. Call 605-881-1498. FOR SALE: Perfect graduation gift! 2004 Mustang, V6, 5 Speed, gets over 25 mpg, 54k miles, Excellent. Call 605201-8897

FOR SALE: Trane Gas House Furnace. Will Guarantee working condition. $300 or best offer. Watertown, SD. Call (605) 753-5313.


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Allow Me To Extend You An Invitation By Ronda Addy

The type of wedding invitation you choose goes a long way toward setting the overall theme and feel of your wedding. If you are having a casual wedding, you don’t want invitations with a lot of frills. You do, however, want your invitations to look more professional than those for a kid’s birthday party. The number of guests you are inviting to your wedding may determine whether you make your own invitations or purchase them. If you are having a small to medium-sized wedding, creating your own invitations won’t be that hard. If you are planning a large wedding, creating your own invitations will take a lot of time and effort you probably don’t have. Regardless which way you go, make sure you proofread your invitations for errors and create or purchase just the right amount. There really is no right or wrong design for wedding invitations. It is your wedding and the invitations should reflect that. If you are having a themed wedding, your invitations should illustrate that theme, of course, but ultimately, the choice is yours. Selecting a favorite font or lettering style is one way to personalize your special day. There are various styles of invitations to choose from: accordion style, tri- or bi-fold, or a single sheet of paper. Remember, formal, lavish weddings require a formal style, while simpler, casual weddings require an informal style. There are also hundreds of styles of paper to choose from in various thicknesses. Buying your invitations will offer you less of a selection than if you make them yourself. Do-it-yourselfers need to remember that thicker paper works better for invitations that will not be folded and medium-weight paper for invitations that will be folded. Depending upon your calligraphy skills, you could also use parchment paper for your invitations. Along with the invitations, you will need RSVP cards and stamped return envelopes. You can make your own RSVPs

and envelopes to match your invitations or buy them from a stationery store. RSVP cards and envelopes are available for most invitations. There is some etiquette involved in the wording and addressing of invitations. This includes: • Spell out all dates and times. Don’t use 5:00 or October 16. Instead, state “five o’clock in the evening on the sixteenth of October.” • Abbreviate Mr., Mrs. and Jr. but spell out titles like “doctor.” • Only use punctuation between the city and state and after abbreviations. • Spell out all states on envelopes. • Don’t include an RSVP for invitations to the wedding ceremony only. • Indicate on the inner envelope of invitations to single guests

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that they can bring a guest. • Don’t include “and guest” on the inner envelope of invitations to single guests who are bringing someone you know personally. • Send only one invitation to unmarried couples who live together. List their names alphabetically and on separate lines. • Send guests who are living together but are not a couple their own separate invitations. • Send children over 18 their own invitation, whether they live at home or not. List children under 18 who live at home on the inner envelope; do not use the term “and family.” There is nothing set in stone that says everyone has to observe the same rules when it comes to selecting and sending their wedding invitations. It’s only natural for you to want to put your own personal stamp on your wedding invitations. After all, it is your special day.


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The Light’s On

By Tresa Erickson

You slide into your vehicle after a long day at work, eager to get home, kick off your shoes and take it easy, when you see it. One of the warning lights on your instrument panel is shining bright, indicating that all is not well with your vehicle. Ugh! The instrument panels on most vehicles consist of a variety of red and yellow lights that let drivers know when there is a problem with their vehicle. Some lights are more cause for concern than others. Here is a brief description of the warning lights you might see on your vehicle and what you should do in the event they occur. Service Engine Soon This light may also be labeled “Check Engine” and can be triggered by any number of problems from a loose gas cap to a legitimate issue with the engine. As long as your vehicle drives fine, there is no reason for you to panic. You should have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Air Bag Readiness This light indicates there is a problem with your air bags and you

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need to have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Don’t ignore the warning and take a chance on air bag failure in an accident. Anti-Lock or ABS This light indicates the anti-lock feature on your brakes has been disabled and you should have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Your brakes will continue to work, but if you get into a situation where you have to brake hard, the wheels could lock up. Engine Oil This light indicates the oil pressure is low and you need to have your vehicle serviced immediately. Don’t ignore the warning and continue to drive your vehicle, or you could risk extensive damage to the engine. Low Engine Coolant This light indicates the engine coolant is low and you should address the problem right away. Shut off your vehicle, wait for the engine to cool and then check the coolant level. Add some if needed. The light may go off. If it doesn’t, you should have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Engine Coolant Temperature This light indicates the temperature of the engine is beyond the safe maximum and you should have your vehicle serviced immediately. Don’t ignore the warning and continue to drive your vehicle, or you could risk extensive damage to the engine.

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Battery Voltage This light indicates the battery is no longer being charged and you should address the problem right away. You have about 20 minutes of driving left before your vehicle shuts down completely, so you should turn off all unnecessary electrical accessories and have the battery checked. You may just need a new battery, or you could be experiencing some other problem with your electrical system.


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• “Before traveling, I write down the numbers, expiration dates and contact information for any credit cards I plan to bring with me. I keep one copy hidden in my luggage, and another is left with a friend back home. This way, if anything happens to my wallet, I can easily call and cancel cards and arrange for replacements.” -- R.E. in New York • “When getting ready to entertain, I use sticky notes to organize my serving pieces. For each dish, I make two sticky notes. I label the dishes and set them out on the buffet. When I am satisfied with the arrangement, I remove one sticky note and attach it to the place the dish will remain, and the dish goes to the kitchen, still labeled until it’s filled.” -- W. in Texas • Lipstick on your linens? Dab with petroleum jelly, then dish soap. Then launder as usual. Be sure the stain is removed before you dry the linens. • “If you have trouble with your pantyhose, give them a spray with an anti-static spray first. Then put them on. They seem to slide up better, and it’s much easier to get a grip on them. Also, it seems to keep them from running so easily.” -- D.V. in Washington • A clean windshield not only offers a good view, it’s safer! If your windshield blades still look good but are smearing, wipe them down with a cotton ball soaked in rubbing alcohol. If the cotton pulls off on the blade, it’s time to replace. If not, the alcohol will likely clean up that smudge. • Natural peanut butter fan? Store your jar upside down. The oil will settle to the top, and when you flip it over, it will be less messy to stir. No peanut oil sloshing down the side of the jar! Send your tips to Now Here’s a Tip, c/o King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475 or email JoAnn at heresatip@yahoo.com. ©2013 King Features Synd., Inc.

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• On June 10, 1692, in Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Bridget Bishop, the first colonist to be tried in the Salem witch trials, is hanged after being found guilty of the practice of witchcraft. In October, on order of the governor, the Salem witch trials, which resulted in the executions of 19 innocent women and men, effectively ended. • On June 14, 1777, during the American Revolution, the Continental Congress adopts a resolution describing the design of the national flag. It became known as the “Stars and Stripes.”

• On June 13, 1905, pitcher Christy Matthewson of the New Contact James or Joy Haukos at York Giants throws the second no-hitter of his career. Matthew320-288-6192 (evenings) or 320-630-1415 son won 31 games and lost only nine, and ended the 1905 season with an earned run average of just 1.28, more than a run and a half lower than the league average. a reporter: “We are not doing business with the British government or any other government.” • On June 15, 1917, some two months after America’s entrance into World War I, the U.S. Congress passes the Espionage Act. • On June 16, 1961, Rudolf Nureyev, the young star of the The Act essentially made it a crime for anyone to convey infor- Soviet Union’s Kirov Opera Ballet Company, defects during mation intended to interfere with the war effort. Anyone found a stopover in Paris. Nureyev threw himself into the arms of guilty of such acts would be subject to a fine of $10,000 and a airport security people, screaming, “Protect me!” prison sentence of 20 years. • On June 11, 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor • On June 12, 1940, Edsel Ford agrees to manufacture 9,000 born Marion Morrison, dies at age 72. The “John Wayne” name Rolls-Royce-designed engines to be used in British and U.S. was created during his first starring role “in The Big Trail” in airplanes. Edsel’s father, Henry, who still retained control over 1930. The director didn’t think Marion was a good name for an the company, personally and publicly canceled the deal, telling actor playing a tough Western hero.


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Fountain Pens

Q: While cleaning out my dad's desk, I found three older fountain pens that I think might be of interest of a collector. They are a Montblanc No. 326, a Parker Vacumatic Imperial Debutante and a Chilton Wingflow. They seem to be in excellent condition. -- Steve, Hammond, La. A: Your Montblanc was made in 1936; the Parker, 1932; and the rare Chilton, 1936. According to several price guides I consulted, they are each valued in the $500 to $600 range. Lisa Anderson is president of the Pen Collectors of American and might be able to provide you with additional information. Her contact addresses are P.O. Box 992, Appleton, WI 54912; lisa@pencollectorsofamerican.com; and pencollecto rsofamerica.com. ••• Q: We are clearing out my aunt's estate and are down to the kitchen and a pantry. She had dozens of kitchen

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and cooking gadgets. Is there a price guide for kitchen tion of Avon Collectors, P.O. Box 7006, Kansas City, items you can recommend? We need all the help we MO 64113. can get? -- Beth, Cherry Hills, Colo. ••• Write to Larry Cox in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, A: There are several I like, including "Kitchen Col- Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to questionsforcox@aol.com. Due to the lectibles Price Guide" edited by Kyle Husfloen, and large volume of mail he receives, Mr. Cox is unable to personally answer all reader questions. Do not send any materials requiring return mail. "300 Years of Kitchen Collectibles" by Linda Campbell © 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. Franklin, both published by Krause. These should be helpful. I also would recommend that you monitor the action on eBay, since it reflects current prices in real time. ••• Q: My mom was an Avon sales representative during the 1950s. Somehow, she saved three large boxes of product, including some bottles we think could be collectible. Can you help us? -- Jack, Carlsbad, N.M. A: Collecting Avon products reached its peak about 40 years ago. In recent years, although there is still interest, it's not as much as previously. With that said, I suggest you contact the National Associa-

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