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• Before she was Coco, she was Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, born in France in 1883. She opened a millinery shop in Paris in 1912 after a four-year career as a café singer. In 1922, she introduced a perfume, simply named Chanel No. 5, named such because a fortune teller had told her five was her lucky number. In 1926, she introduced the “little black dress” and was known for saying, “Fashion fades; only style remains the same.” • Although women were not given the right to vote until the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified in 1920, women in the state of Montana had that right before ratification. In fact, Montana had already elected the U.S. Congress’ first woman, Jeannette Rankin, in 1916. She is remembered as the only vote against entering World War II following the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. She had also voted against the U.S. entry into World War I. She continued her anti-war stance for years to come, and in 1968, she led a demonstration march in Washington, D.C., protesting U.S. military action in Vietnam.

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• Twin sisters with unusually similar names born in 1918 went on to exactly the same profession. Esther Pauline Friedman and Pauline Esther Friedman both became advice columnists within months of each other. Esther Pauline was known for 56 years as Ann Landers, dispensing frank, sometimes controversial advice to millions of readers. Pauline Esther wrote under the byline Dear Abby for 39 years until she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Although the sisters had a joint wedding ceremony on their 21st birthday, in later years, their competition created a rift in their relationship, and they didn’t have contact for many years. • Journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran took on the pen name of Nellie Bly to write for a Pittsburgh newspaper back in 1885 and concentrated her early efforts on the working conditions of female factory workers. When her editor reassigned her to the society and gardening sections, she

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The last statistics I’ve seen indicate that on any given night, there could be a half million homeless veterans sleeping on the streets or in shelters. I’ll cut to the chase: If you need services, call the nearest National Guard Armory or American Legion Post and ask for the date of the next Stand Down. If it’s not soon enough to help you now, or if they’re not holding one during cold weather, go to the closest library and use its computers to find online. You can also call National Coalition for Homeless Veterans at (800) VET-HELP. If you’re lucky enough to have a home, you can help homeless veterans through your closest VA Medical Center. Call Volunteer Services at any center and ask what they need. Homeless patients could use any number of items when they’re released from treatment: cold-weather coat, socks and underwear, lined jeans, gloves, hat and more. Ask what’s needed, and then provide it. It might be as simple as a pair of jeans in an uncommon size, a whole outfit of clothing with a few extra shirts, or a bag of personal-care supplies if the veteran is coming out of rehab and moving into a halfway-house situation. Sometimes homeless veterans being transitioned into an apartment of their own need “welcome home” supplies, such as cleaning supplies, dish towels, laundry basket, toilet paper, kitchen trash can, paper towels, sponges and more to get through the initial period before they’re on their feet. A female friend recently shopped for one of these baskets, and the total, even when loaded with extra items, came to less than $100.

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rebelled and traveled to Mexico as a foreign correspondent. At age 23, she went undercover at a women’s insane asylum, faking insanity to probe reports of brutality at the New York facility. After enduring filth, starvation and abuse for ten days, she penned an exposé that created such a racket that an additional $850,000 was dispatched to the asylum in short order. At age 25, Bly undertook a trip around the world reproducing the fictional journey of Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne’s “Around the World in 80 Days.” She finished her 24,899-mile trip in just over 72 days, actually meeting Jules Verne during a stop in France. After an early retirement from journalism, she invented and patented a steel barrel, whose design is still in use in today’s 55-gallon oil drums.

• A natural brunette, comedienne Lucille Ball started her career as a blonde model named Dianne Belmont in 1933 and landed a movie role shortly afterward in that year’s “Roman Scandals.” She adopted her trademark red hair in 1942 at the advice of MGM Studios. She and husband Desi Arnaz hit the small screen in 1951 when “I Love Lucy” made its television debut. When she became pregnant in 1952, it was written into the sitcom’s plot, and the episode depicting Little Ricky’s birth aired on exactly the same day that Lucy delivered son Desi Jr. Lucy and her son were featured on the cover of TV Guide’s very first issue, in 1953. She and Desi Sr. divorced after 20 years. Lucille Ball was the

1. Which book of the Bible (KJV) mentions the word “thanksgiving” the most times, at eight? Genesis, Nehemiah, Psalms, Isaiah 2. From Leviticus 22:29, a sacrifice of thanksgiving is most meaningful when it is ...? Sincere, Often, Voluntary, Extravagant 3. What items of food and drink did Jesus give thanks for at the Last Supper? Figs/water, Bread/wine, Fishes/nectar, Honey/milk 4. Where was Jonah when he prayed with the voice of thanksgiving? Fish’s belly, Aboard ship, In the wilderness, Mountaintop 5. “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his “what” endureth forever”? Mercy, Love, Blessings, Methods 6. Whose thanksgiving is expressed in Philippians 4:10-20? Paul, John the Baptist, James, David


1. GEMSTONES: What color is lapis lazuli? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the Pennines mountain range located? 3. SCIENCE: The order Hymenoptera would encompass what types of insects? 4. RELIGION: Who founded the Christian Science Church? 5. FAMOUS PERSONALITIES: William H. Bonney was better known by what name? 6. HUMAN ANATOMY: Where is the mitral valve located? 7. LANGUAGE: In the United States, what is a more common term for “conscription”? 8. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What was the original function of the schipperke, a Belgian dog breed? 9. U.S. STATES: What is the capital of Michigan? 10. HISTORY: In English history, which monarch did Cavaliers support?

In 2009, New York Yankees became the third A.L. team in the decade to have seven players hit 20 or more home runs in the same season. Name either of the previous two teams to do it. When Hideki Matsui had six RBIs in a World Series game for the New York Yankees in 2009, whose record did he tie? Who holds the NCAA Division I record for most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in a season? In 2009, Orlando’s Dwight Howard became the youngest person to win the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award at 23 years, 4 months. Who had been the youngest? Who is the only NHL player to be in the Stanley Cup finals three consecutive years (2008-10) with a different team each time? Kyle Busch set a NASCAR record in 2010 for most wins in a season in the Nationwide Series. Who had held the former mark with Busch at 10? In 2010, tennis player Rafael Nadal won his 18th ATP World Tour Masters 100 tournament title. Whose record did he break?

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Cat Goes Everywhere But the Litter Box By Samantha Mazzotta

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: My house cat “Snowball” has been having problems urinating in places other than her litter box. She loves rugs, towels, my daughters’ beds, pillows and even her own bed. The vet suggested getting another litter box. She now has two. She will urinate on something within 1 foot of a litter box. I read in your column that cats that do this could have a urinary-tract infection or diabetes. Snowball was treated for six weeks for a urinary infection and still continues to urinate outside of her box. I took her back to the vet to be tested again for urinary-tract infection and diabetes. Both tests were negative. The vet thinks she’s just mad at us. I’m tired of this happening. Any suggestions? -- Michelle S., via e-mail. DEAR MICHELLE: There’s usually a good reason for a cat urinating regularly outside the litter box, and being “just mad” is probably not one of them. You did the right thing by having her checked and treated for a urinary

tract infection, and checked for more serious diseases, so you’ve eliminated a physical issue that may have initiated the problem. Now it’s time to address the behavioral issue -- which has nothing to do with Snowball resenting you, but more to do with an association she’s formed. First, get rid of both litter boxes (yes, the new one too). Thoroughly clean the area where they were located, and then get a new box. Next, monitor Snowball closely. As soon as she starts urinating anywhere other than her box, simply pick her up and place her in the box. Use soothing, encouraging language. She may be associating the box with the pain of her urinary-tract infection, so you need to reintroduce her to it. Remember also to thoroughly clean the areas that Snowball has urinated using an enzyme cleaner developed specifically for pet cleanup. It’s available at pet stores. If she’s urinated on carpet, you may need to treat the padding underneath as well.


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daily use until there’s some improvement, and then every-other-day use for a month. From that time on, less-frequent applications are OK. The condition tends to be chronic, so a long commitment is the rule. If you’re not making any progress with over-thecounter preparations, then a doctor can provide you with a prescription for more powerful items. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Please tell me all you know about post-traumatic stress disorder. I think someone in my family suffers from it. -- A.F. ANSWER: Having faced an event that threatened life or caused serious injury is the basis for post-traumatic stress disorder. The event keeps resurfacing in the mind with a clarity that imparts terror and helplessness, and sometimes guilt. The remembrance can happen during the day or in dreams. An affected person stays in the alert mode at all times. He or she loses interest in life, neglects those around him or her, suffers from fragmented sleep, often erupts in outbursts of anger and is usually quite depressed. Soldiers, firemen, policemen and those who suffered a sexual or physical attack are people who most often develop PTSD. With the combination of talk treatment and medicines, these people can usually regain their equilibrium and resume a normal life. *** DEAR DR. DONOHUE: A cold front came in, and I had head/face pressure. What is that all about? -- R.M. ANSWER: A change in barometric pressure or a drop in temperature can increase the pain of arthritic joints. Weather changes also can trigger migraine headaches. I haven’t seen head pressure mentioned as occurring with weather changes, but I can imagine how it might happen. The sinus cavities of the head could be subjected to a difference between their own internal pressure and the outside barometric pressure. Perhaps you and I are headed for a Nobel prize with this discovery.

first woman to own her own film studio, and over the course of her long career, appeared in 72 movies and received 13 Emmy nominations, with four Emmy Award wins.

• How many women drove pink Cadillacs because of Mary Kay Ash? At age 45, this cosmetics entrepreneur had worked many years for Stanley Home Products but finally resigned after being passed over for promotions in favor of men she had herself trained. It was her plan to write a book that would aid women in business, but the book ended up being a business plan for a new company, and in 1963, she and her husband began Mary Kay Cosmetics with a $5,000 investment. She wrote three best-selling books, and her business philosophy, “Mary Kay on People Management,” became part of the business course curriculum at Harvard Business School. Although Ash passed away in 2001, today there are more than 1.8 million independent consultants in 30 worldwide markets. Fortune magazine has added the company to its list of “The 100 Best Companies to Work for in America.” • Financial guru Suze Orman became interested in fiscal responsibility as the result of a fire. As her father’s restaurant went up in flames, she watched him run into the burning building to rescue the cash register that contained every dime he had. He exited the building, money in hand, but with third-degree burns covering his body. Says Orman, “That’s when I learned that for some people, money is more important than life itself.”

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• Although best known for penning a novel about four sisters that was loosely based on her own family, Louisa May Alcott also served as a nurse during the Civil War. This author of “Little Women” caught typhoid fever and suffered for the remainder of her life from mercury poisoning as a result of the treatment for the typhoid.

• The life of the first woman prime minister of the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher, had humble beginnings. Growing up as the daughter of a father who owned a couple of grocery stores, she enjoyed swimming and playing hockey. In college, she studied chemistry, and after graduation, went to work as a research chemist for a plastics company, followed by a stint as a chemist helping develop a method for preserving ice cream. After her marriage to Denis Thatcher, she began studying for the bar. At age 28, she became a barrister specializing in tax law, and later that year, became the mother of twins. At 45, Thatcher was Britain’s Secretary of State for Education and Science, and in 1979 she was elected Prime Minister. Although she had the longest continuous period of office of any 20th-century Prime Minister, she had the second-lowest approval rating of any post-war Minister. Following her time in office, Thatcher went on to serve as Chancellor of the College of William and Mary in Virginia and Chancellor of the University of Buckingham.

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• It was Kurt Vonnegut, one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century, who made the following sage observation: “Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.” • Snakes are sometimes born with two heads, but they don’t survive long. It seems the heads fight each other for food. • Pregnant women might be particularly interested in the following: The animal that is pregnant the longest is the African elephant, with an average gestation period of 660 days (though some pregnancies can last up to 100 days longer). The record for shortest gestation period is held jointly by three marsupials, including the American opossum, which remain pregnant for only 12 to 13 days.

• Americans’ collective annual tab for dry-cleaning services comes to approximately $8 billion. • If you’re an arachnophobe, you might not want to read the following tidbit of information: Scientists in Madagascar recently discovered a new species of bark spider that spins webs over rivers and other bodies of water. What makes these webs noteworthy is that they are the largest ever recorded, measuring up to 82 feet across. • Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States, let his horse graze on the lawn of the White House. *** Thought for the Day: “Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

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Q: I’m writing regarding your article in which a reader suggested removing wasps from a home’s siding by using a vacuum hose. You weren’t certain exactly how this worked. I have used a shop vacuum for years to get rid of wasps, with great success. When they are entering the opening in the wall or wherever their nest is located, the wasps cannot escape the suction created when the vacuum hose is placed next to the hole. This is a safe, chemical-free way to get rid of literally thousands of wasps. They do not attempt to sting or bother you in any way because they are intent on entering their nest. All you have to do is stand motionless with the vacuum hose held in place. The last time I did it, I counted (yes, counted) over 2,000 wasps in a relatively short time period. I have also used the same method to get rid of a bat in the house. All I had to do was wait for it to alight (usually somewhere up high), put the hose over it and “plunk,” it was in the vacuum canister. Remember though, don’t open the shop vac inside the house or leave the vacuum hose unsealed after turning it off. This is just in case the wasps aren’t all dead. -- Alberta T., Batavia, N.Y. A: Many thanks for expanding on the original tip! Shame about the bat (they’re really good for pest control as they catch and eat a number of insects), although I can see where having one inside your living space would be annoying. Still, the shop vac idea is really neat, and if it works to rid a house of wasps, go for it. HOME TIP: To prevent wasps from rebuilding a nest in the spot you’ve just cleared them from, dab the area with something strongly scented, like tea tree oil. Repair small holes or cover niche areas with fine mesh.


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Here’s Why You Need a Flu Shot Oh, we’re an obstinate bunch. It seems that the older we get, the less likely we are to listen to others who have our welfare in mind. A recent study indicates a whole lot of seniors don’t want to get an annual flu shot. Some of us come up with interesting excuses not to get the shot, mostly having to do with how bad we think the flu is going to be, our general state of health and whether we’re likely to get the flu, and how well we think the shot would work if we did get one. I can tell you one very compelling reason to get the flu shot: delay of first heart attack. This information comes from another study reported in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. It says that getting a flu shot early in the season brings a 19 percent reduction in the occurrence of acute myocardial infarction. Shots received after the middle of November had a smaller reduction, but a reduction just the same. The pneumonia shot didn’t do a thing.

• The next time you order extra pickles or condiments with your take-out order, save and wash the small containers with lids that they come in. They are fantastic for keeping all sorts of things: extra buttons in a sewing box; spices; different size pins, nails or office supplies; even craft supplies. • Keep a can or shaker of baking soda next to the stove. Small grease spatters can be covered in a jiffy if they are too close to a heat source. And it will help them to wipe up cleanly later. • “Get a professional look when recaulking a sink by running over the bead of caulk with the back of a soapy teaspoon. It will smooth the caulk and give it a uniform appearance.” -- I.O. in West Virginia • If you suspect you have a slow leak from your toilet tank, put a few drops of food coloring into the large tank. If the flapper is not closing all the way, in a short time the dye will have made its way to the toilet bowl. If it does, you know that you need to replace the ball and flapper. • “To avoid a dirty-smelling hamper, place a single sheet of fabric softener in the bottom of your laundry closet or in the hamper itself.” -- S.W. in Oregon • “For troublesome-to-open jars of pickles, jam, etc., use a pair of standard dishwashing gloves. They provide a sturdy grip, especially if your hands are the least bit damp.” -- D.L. in Indiana

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ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This year, instead of jumping into the whole holiday prep scene, move in a little at a time. You’ll appreciate the sense of control you’re more likely to enjoy. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The separation between the Bovine’s head and heart is never as far apart as it seems. Both senses work best when they come out of logic and honesty. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) The best way to keep those pre-holiday pressures under control is to just say no to taking on new tasks while you’re still trying to work with a heap of others. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) News means a change might be on its way, but what does it hold? Don’t just ask questions; make sure you get answers you can trust. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Old friends and new have one thing in common: Both your longtime and newly minted pals have much wisdom to impart. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) With time running out, this is a good time for you to show ‘em all what those Virgo superorganizational skills can do. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Librans and holidays are made for each other, especially if children and animals are going to be part of your joyous season. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Time is getting too short to allow a spat to taint the holiday season. Restart your relationship and reschedule holiday fun times. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Seeking advice is laudable. You might learn far more than you thought you could. Stay with it. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Continuing to assess changes works toward your getting your new project up and ready. Trusted colleagues remain ready to help. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) That new situation needs a lot of attention, but it’s worth it. This is a very good time for you to involve the arts in what you do. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) It might be a good idea to slow your hectic holiday pace so that you don’t rush past what -- or who -- you’re hoping to rush toward. BORN THIS WEEK: Others pick up on your confidence in yourself, which inspires others to believe in you and your special gifts.

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1. Blue 2. Northern England and southern Scotland 3. Bees, wasps and ants 4. Mary Baker Eddy 5. Billy the Kid 6. The heart 7. The draft, a requirement that people of certain age serve in the military. 8. Barge watchdogs 9. Lansing 10. King Charles I in the English Civil War

1. The 2000 Toronto Blue Jays and 2005 Texas Rangers. 2. Bobby Richardson of the New York Yankees, in 1960. 3. Ricky Dobbs of Navy had 27 in 2009. 4. San Antonio’s Alvin Robertson was 23 years, 9 months old when he won it in 1986. 5. Marian Hossa (Pittsburgh, 2008; Detroit, 2009; Chicago, 2010). 6. Sam Ard, in 1983. 7. Andre Agassi had 17 victories in Masters events.

ANSWERS: 1) Psalms; 2) Voluntary; 3) Bread/wine; 4) Fish’s belly; 5) Mercy; 6) Paul

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Tidbits of Pulaski County Issue 27  

Tidbits of Pulaski County Issue 27