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Food Sweet and savory Valentine bites made with figs and Jarlsberg cheese. PAGE 6

History Chapter 12 of Stan Brown’s series on The Wild West in the Rim Country takes a look at ‘The Dark Side of Tonto Basin.’ PAGE 7

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Travel Ken Brooks tells of some exciting American vacations in his Travel Talk column.

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Award-winning photographer Tom Brossart will be conducting a series of three photo workshops this spring. Adventures in Photography will be hands-on workshops to help those in attendance understand their digital camera and its functions, which will lead to better photos. The first workshop will be in Sedona on Feb. 10 and will focus on landscape photo techniques. The second workshop will be in March and will concentrate on wildflower photographs (the date of this workshop will be determined when the wildflowers are blooming). The final workshop will be April 6. The cost of each workshop is $100, or $80 for those who have attended previous workshops with Brossart or have taken his digital photography course at GCC. Each workshop is limited to eight participants to ensure as much one-on-one instruction as possible, so sign up soon by calling (928) 979-2393 or e-mail Brossart at thombt1973@q.com. MEDITATION-A-THON

The Payson Buddhist study group is sponsoring a meditationa-thon from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11. The donations raised will be given to Tara’s Babies, a no-kill shelter started as a rescue effort for Katrina dogs and expanded to include many dogs throughout the years that were scheduled for euthanasia or unable to be adopted out at other shelters. All proceeds from the event will be used to feed and care for the dogs. Each meditator will find his/her sponsor(s) for the time segment she/he chooses. Anyone interested in participating or making a donation can call (928) 595-1378 for more information or to sign up.

Welcome to The Rim Review. The cover story this week is about the upcoming Arizona Centennial celebration to open a new, year-long exhibit at the Rim Country Museum. The members of the Northern Gila County Historical Society, have collected photos, artifacts and more to celebrate the state’s centennial at the museum. There is much to acknowledge over the 100 years of history of the state. The great old “chaining tree” in front of the Payson Womans Club is one of those things. According to research by the experts

with the Forest Service, the tree is at least 200 years old, so has been “witness” to the history that has transpired in the Rim Country, not only over the 100 years of statehood, but for the century that preceded it. Read about the exhibit and the “witness tree” in this week’s Rim Review. Elsewhere, there is more history to read about. Stan Brown continues his tales of the Rim Country’s Wild West days in his Back When column, relating the stories about a murder in 1892. Recipes in this edition are based on figs

Zumbathon benefits Payson Christian Clinic It’s time to gear up for another Zumbathon. Get out those red workout clothes and spread the Valentine’s Day love for your neighbors Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St. Proceeds will benefit the Payson Christian Clinic, which serves area residents unable to afford care from other health care providers. The event begins with a mini-lesson on Zumba at 9:45 a.m. This will be followed by two hours of heart-pumping Latin fitness dance. The first hour will be devoted to the Zumba Gold program, which is a slower pace, with the second hour all about regular Zumba. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Prizes will be awarded to those who collect the most pledges. For more information, or to print out a pledge form, go to the Rim Country Health Web site, which is sponsoring the event, www.rimcountryhealth.com. Tickets and pledge forms are also available at Rim Country Health, 807 W. Longhorn Road; Curves, 400 E. Highway 260; the Senior Circle, 215 N. Beeline Highway; or from any of the area’s Zumba instructors. For more information, contact Christy Walton, (928) 595-0406.

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Christy Walton will lead the Zumbathon fund-raiser Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Payson Senior Center. All proceeds will benefit the Payson Christian Clinic.

COVER The Emory Oak outside the Payson Womans Club building has been accepted as an official Centennial Witness Tree.

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and include: chocolate-dipped figs; fig cranberry bars with caramel drizzle; savory Jarlsberg thumbprints with figpepper jelly; and Jarlsberg, ham and herb swirls. In his Travel Talk column, Ken Brooks shares information about exciting vacations to take throughout the U.S. Andy McKinney has sole authorship of the movie reviews in this edition. He shares his thoughts on “The Grey” and “Contraband.” Thanks for reading. Teresa McQuerrey, editor

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AROUND THE RIM COUNTRY Literacy volunteer information There will be an informational meeting for people interested in being volunteer teachers in the Family Literacy Program with Rim Country Literacy. The meeting will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10 at the Literacy Center, 1001 S. Beeline Highway, behind the Knotty Pine Café. It will last less than an hour. Come and find out how you can serve children in the Payson area through literacy. The program is still being organized and input is welcome. Training is provided to all volunteers. For more information, call RCLP at (928) 468-7257. Christian concert A Christian concert, featuring Chris Driesbach, will be presented at the Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, 204 W. Airport Road, Payson at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10. For additional details, call (928) 970-7606. Sweetheart Dance The Payson Elks Lodge will have its Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dance Saturday, Feb. 11. Cocktails start at 5 p.m.; dinner featuring Herm’s Famous Ham Dinner, is at 6 p.m.; and music starts at 7 p.m. with Junction 87. Dinner tickets are on sale now at the Elks Lodge, 1206 N. Beeline Highway, for $15 each, or they can be purchased at the door the night of the dance. For more information, contact the Lodge at (928) 474-2572. Lip Sync Concert Be sure to put Feb. 18 on your calendar as there will be a Lip Sync Concert at Payson High School along with an amazing Silent Auction and a 50-50 raffle. High school students will be competing for a total of $1,100 in prizes. Fifty attendees will be randomly picked to be audience judges to award a $100 prize. This event is sponsored through the cooperative effort of Kiwanis, Optimist and Rotary clubs and the high school drama department. Tickets are now being sold by club members at a discounted price prior to the event. As this event’s proceeds are for scholarships for continuing education, the three clubs continue to accept auction and monetary donations. Visitors are always welcome at the Rim Country Optimist Club meetings. For further information or Lip Sync tickets, call Joan Young, public relations, (928) 472-2264 or visit our Web site at www.rimcountryoptimist.com. Reserve a Business Showcase booth Rim Country Business: Past, Present & Future — the 20th Annual Business Showcase will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 24 at the

Mazatzal Casino Exhibition Hall. This is an opportunity to highlight your business and products to other businesses and residents of Payson and the surrounding communities. This year, spaces will only be offered in the main hall, which will limit the number of booths. So, fast action is advised. A completed application and payment will be required to hold a booth or location. If you have any questions, please contact the Chamber at (928) 4744515.

Women’s Wellness Forum to feature Jason Schechterle The 14th Annual Women’s Wellness Forum is March 24 and features Jason Schechterle as the keynote speaker. Schechterle is the Phoenix police officer who suffered fourth-degree burns to his face, neck and hands when his patrol car went up in flames after being rear-ended in 2001. He became a motivational speaker after retiring from the Phoenix Police Department in 2006. His topic at the forum will be “Making Coffee.” The forum will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 24 on the Payson High School campus. Participants will attend three break-out sessions, choosing from the following topics: yoga, skin care, domestic violence, automotive maintenance, hormones, scrapbooking, making unusual vegetable dishes, living well with diabetes or pre-diabetes, living the green life, and accessorizing. There is a $15 fee to attend the forum and there is limited financial assistance available for women who would like to attend, but cannot afford the fee. To learn more or to register, contact MHA at (928) 472-2588 or stop by the office at 308 E. Aero Dr., Payson or go online to mogollonhealthalliance.com. Kids Fishing Festival Get those little anglers ready — the annual Kids Fishing Festival at Green Valley Park is planned from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 31. This is a free fishing day sponsored by the Urban Fishing Program of the Arizona Game and Fish Department in conjunction with the Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department. PAL Studio Tour call for artists The Payson Art League is now organizing its annual ’Neath the Rim Open Studio Tour, which will be held May 4, 5 and 6. PAL welcomes new artists to participate, showcasing your work at your own studio or by joining another artist at their site. For applications and information, please contact tour director Jan Ransom at (928) 468-8593.

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Metropolitan Klezmer will perform an evening of rollicking Yiddish folk music and jazz on Feb. 9 at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, located at 7380 E. Second St. in downtown Scottsdale, four blocks south of Indian School Road and three blocks east of Scottsdale Road.

SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Metropolitan Klezmer, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9. Tickets: $29, $39. Hailed as “one of the finest American klezmer bands” by Songlines Magazine, Metropolitan Klezmer performs an exhilarating range of musical treasures with astonishing agility and refreshing depth. This collaborative adventure of eight exceptional New York musicians creates inspired neotraditional interpretations of rollicking Yiddish dance, swing and tango, plus genre-expanding originals. There will be a pre-concert book signing by local author Leon H. Gildin, who will sign copies of his award-winning book, “The Polski Affair,” and its just-completed sequel, “The Family Affair,” in the Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium at 6:30 p.m. The books tell the story of Holocaust survival, what the families knew or thought they knew and how, decades later, they learn, for the first time, those things that were better left unsaid. The Duke Ellington Orchestra, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets: $39, $49. One of the most influential figures in jazz, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington created more than 2,000 pieces of music during his prolific career. Today, the Duke Ellington Orchestra carries on his remarkable legacy, introducing new generations of music lovers to that one-of-a-kind big band sound. There will be an Arts-Connect Open Dance with the AZ Lindy Hop Society starting at 3:30 p.m. Learn to swing and strut your stuff at this open dance with the AZ Lindy Hop Society in the Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium. Free to the public. No-host bar. The event is presented by the Fred J. English and Sara M. English Charitable Trust, with additional support from Vi at Silverstone, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community. Promotional support provided by The Arizona Lindy Hop Society. TAO: The Way of the Drum, 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18. Tickets: $49, $59. Living and training in the rugged mountains of Japan, the athletic, young drummers of TAO bring extraordinary precision, energy and stamina to their explosive performances. Now an international sensation, TAO offers a modern take on the ancient art of taiko. Simone Dinnerstein, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19. Tickets: $26. American pianist Simone Dinnerstein has gained an international following thanks to the remarkable success of her top-selling recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Making her Scottsdale debut, she will perform Bach’s three chorale preludes for piano by Busoni, Kempff and Myra Hess; Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major and Partita No. 2 in C Minor; and Schubert’s Four Impromptus, Op. 90. The performance also includes the Center’s Keyboard in the Sky video display, which enables the audience to see the pianist’s hands moving across the keyboard in real time from any seat in the house. Presented by the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust. Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24. Tickets: $39, $49. One of the young giants in the jazz world, trumpeter and bandleader Irvin Mayfield founded the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, affectionately known as NOJO, in 2002 to carry the tradition of New Orleans jazz into the 21st century. Since then, this swinging, 16-piece band has shared The Big Easy’s rich jazz heritage with enthusiastic audiences around the country and won the 2010 Grammy Award for “Best Large Jazz Ensemble.” There will be an Arts-Connect Post-Show Talk with Irvin Mayfield and KJZZ’s Blaise Lantana. Lantana chats onstage with bandleader Irvin Mayfield of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra following the concert. Free to ticket holders.

WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT GUIDED DISCOVERY HIKES Join a guided hike, and discover for yourself what makes Wupatki National Monument a unique and beautiful place. Hikes begin at noon every Saturday through March 31. Reservations are required as space is limited. Please call (928) 679-2365 to reserve a space. Hikes are moderately difficult and last 3 hours. Visit the Web site www.nps.gov/wupa for a detailed hike schedule. The Visitor Center at Wupatki National Monument is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and all trails are open from sunrise to sunset. Entrance is $5 per person age 16 and over. America the Beautiful passes are honored and sold. There is no additional fee for the hike. Wupatki National Monument is located 34 miles north of Flagstaff via Highway 89. Allow one hour to drive from Flagstaff to the Wupatki Visitor Center. For more information about Wupatki, please call (928) 679-2365 or visit www.nps.gov/wupa.


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CONTRABAND

A well done but conventional heist movie I found “Contraband” to be a well Both the director and the writer are done, if conventional heist movie with new to the big leagues. The producers few surprises. Mark Walberg continues bravely trusted them with $25 million his career arc from fashion model to of their own money to make the film. rap singer to movie actor to full-blown They will be rewarded for their trust movie star. He has the lead as a former in the newcomers. Director Baltasar world class smuggler who is drawn Kromakur brings his hand-held camback for one more gig after a family era right into the action, an immediamember gets into trouble with the Andy McKinney cy that some do not appreciate, but I wrong people. found effective. The convoluted script Reviewer The film is set in New Orleans, so by Aaron Gazikowski keeps us guesswhen just about everyone in the film is ing, at least most of the time. His best a crook of one kind or another, we are not sur- effort, or most clever effort, is a subtle attack on prised. Walberg is a believable action hero. modern art, which is inserted as a kind of minor When he smacks a bad guy, we really think that subtext in the story. Art is what those smarter he has the goods to do the job. He is aided and — or at least richer — than we are tell us is art, abetted by Kate Beckinsale as his wife. She is in or a paint tarp, whichever. a decidedly supporting role with little to do save This film cannot compare to the recent heist for regular expressions of fear, alarm or con- movie “The Town,” but it still is a diverting way cern. to spend an hour and 50 minutes. In three days We note once again that plum roles for the R rated film brought in a solid $24 million. women are few and far between. She will be This was enough to put “Contraband” at the top back soon in her accustomed starring vehicle of the box office for this particular weekend. I about the eons long struggle between vampires think people wanted to see some bad guys come and werewolves — in skin-tight latex. (We are to grief after the year-end films of a more seriso shallow.) ous nature. I know I did. Ben Foster has the best role from an actor’s Two and a half saw blades make this movie point of view. He plays the best friend of the neither great nor terrible. It is right in the mathleading character who sells him out. Foster does ematic middle. It is average. Average, with at heartless psychopath as well as or better than least one memorable performance by Ben Foster anyone on screen today. His character has the is not bad for the first week in January. only traditional emotional journey, in this case I love the movies. I hope I’ll see you at the from friend to murderer. Sawmill.

THE GREY

A tense, thought-provoking film BY ANDY MCKINNEY REVIEWER

As humans, our fear of wolves goes back a long ways, maybe all the way to our days around a campfire with nothing but pointy sticks to protect us. The fable is Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, not the Kangaroo. “The Grey” keys into this atavistic fear in the most compelling way put on film in many years. “The Grey” scares the Dickens out of us. Liam Neeson carries this film on his own broad shoulders. It is Liam, the wolves and some other guys. He has been called the thinking man’s action star and I will not quibble about that characterization. He has a powerful screen presence and commands our attention whenever he appears, which is often and long — lucky for us. The wolves are big, fierce and numerous. Kudos must go to the wolf wranglers. (Wouldn’t wolf wrangling for the movies be a great job?) Writer-director-producer Joe Carnahan must take the credit (and the blame, as we will see) for this movie, which is much more than a simple action flick. Even the title, “The Grey,” is opaque. The title might refer to the wolves, the most obvious reference. Or, given the misty atmosphere over the landscape (supposedly wild Alaska) it might be the impenetrable terrain of the Last Frontier. Or it may be that realm that exists, however briefly, between life and death. Writer Carnahan very successfully collaborates with Director Carnahan to deliver not one, but two very moving, careful and spiritual death scenes. He also causes the character played by Neeson, a widowed wolf hunter in the employ of the oil companies, to explore the ques-

tion most notably asked by Kilgore Trout in Venus on the Half Shell — i.e.: Why is man born only to suffer and die? You don’t often get this kind of theological interest in an action flick. This peek into human spirituality, I think, adds to the depth of the character and to our enjoyment or at least appreciation of the film. We give a solid two and a half saw blades for “The Grey.” Why not more saw blades for this scary and thought-provoking film? As producer, Carnahan has allowed a number of real howlers to spoil his film. The Neeson character is given a job that does not exist. Animal security is handled by the regular private security firms that are subcontractors to the oil companies. They are uniformed guards who carry shotguns to guard against… bears. Wolves are just not a problem. Also there is a bar scene early in the film in a place, an oil camp in the far Arctic, where none are allowed by local law and the preference of the oil companies. No one in his right mind would encourage roughnecks to get drunk in camp. They are hard enough to control when they are sober. Maybe I wouldn’t care about this stuff if I hadn’t spent so many years in the Arctic oil camps myself. But in a realistic movie, care is usually taken to be realistic. This film is rated R for violence and people being devoured by wild animals. It runs three minutes short of two hours. With a budget estimated at a scant $25 million it has taken in $20 million over the opening three-day weekend. As producer, Carnahan must be smiling. The film will surely do well and, my quibbles aside, it should do well. We need films that examine the totality of the human condition, it does us good.

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EXCITING AMERICAN VACATIONS

The United States is a large country that offers many opportunities for different vacations. You can examine American history in various locations, you can experience the great outdoors with camping, swimming, fishing and hiking, and there are plenty of upscale resorts and spas as well as two coasts to enjoy. You don’t ever have to leave our shores to find excitement and pleasure. In this Travel Talk we will offer suggestions to assist in selecting a vacation for which no passport or foreign language guide is needed. This spring there is the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. You KEN BROOKS could plan to be in Lexington, Ky. from about May 2 to May 6 to take in all the southern style events taking place around the actual horse race. To be in the middle of it all, you might see if you can get accommodations at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort in Lexington. There is so much going on before the running of the race as well as a chance to see which horse might win the 2012 Triple Crown. What’s to do before the race? You could plan to visit a horse farm for starters. See how these horses are cared for… some get better care than humans. At one of the horse farms they might even throw in a barbecue. As soon as you arrive, or even before, obtain detailed information on the activities around the Derby and reserve your spot at some if possible. You may even wish to tour one of Kentucky’s whiskey distilleries and enjoy some sampling. I would advise seeing a travel agent who can obtain information for you; but check out details on the Web as well to get an idea of activities taking place and sites to see. Perhaps joining a tour group may be the best plan, with the tour company obtaining all the tickets you will need. The running of the Derby is almost a world event and many people will be present to witness the race at Churchill Downs. Tauck Tours is one company I am aware of that is running tours to the Derby. Phone 1800-468-2825. For more southern hospitality, you might consider visiting Charleston, S.C. and Savannah, Ga. Drive, fly or take the train to the Atlantic Coast. After checking into your hotel, be sure to have dinner in the historic district at 45 Bistro in Savannah’s oldest hotel, the Marshall House. You will taste Southern cuisine like never before. A trip to historic Savannah has to include visiting the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, followed by a visit to the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, chronicling the

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great Atlantic trading era. As you drive along Savannah’s streets you will see homes that date back in our history that are well kept and the owners are proud of their history. You’ll see some 1,000 restored buildings. And, take time here to walk the sidewalks to really see the history. You can visit Fort Pulaski National Monument, where military history was forever changed during a Civil War battle. Plan to spend a night at Hilton Head Island and perhaps stay a night at the Hilton Oceanfront Resort, which is right on the seafront. Be sure to take an early morning walk on Hilton Head’s beautiful beaches before heading north to Beaufort. There, you can explore the local cobblestone streets to take in this charming town. Now, on to Charleston. This is one of the more important seaports on the East Coast. Take a harbor cruise to fully experience the area with all of its history. You can even take a plantation tour to witness what you may have seen in Gone With the Wind…Tara. Today, you will see only the good things that happen on a plantation. There will be no slaves and no Civil War, but a tour here will give you an idea of what life is like today in the rural South. If you visit during the peak of summer, expect hot, humid weather. If you are an American history fan, try visiting some Civil War battlegrounds and cities where the Founding Fathers laid the groundwork for the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution. Begin in Philadelphia, America’s first capital; while here, see and visit Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and ride in a horse-drawn carriage back in time along cobblestone streets to see the Liberty Bell; and visit the National Constitution Center, where you can view the multimedia presentation Freedom Rising. Not far out in the countryside is Amish Life in Lancaster County. Here, you will see the beautifully cared for farms and get a feeling of how these people live. In some ways it’s like stepping back into the mid 1800s. You will find these people friendly in the small villages and enjoy seeing them travel by horse and buggy. It’s a look into the earlier times of America. Cross the Mason Dixon Line into West Virginia and Virginia to experience the South as it was during the Civil War period. The towns and villages are interesting to walk around, with many shops to interest you. If you can, make time to visit historic Williamsburg and get a sense of life in colonial times. This was the old colonial capital and heart of the economic and political hub of Britain’s largest colony in the New World. One night, dine in a colonial tavern to get an even greater sense of old times. In Williamsburg you can visit the Capitol Building, Raleigh Tavern, the Governor’s Palace, Bruton Parish Church and well cared for colonial homes and shops.

Then head to Jamestown to explore the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. You can attend an informative lecture examining the influence of the Powhatan, English and African cultures and see exhibitions of colonial history, homes and shops. Next, if you are making an extended tour of the East Coast, you will want to see Washington, D.C. You will never forget a visit here; seeing all the historical buildings, monuments and the center of our government. A few years ago, I lived just outside D.C. in Reston, Va., which was a 25-minute drive into the city. I joined the Smithsonian Institute, which included 53 museums in and about the city. Often, we would attend informative lectures and entertainment sponsored by the Institute. Even if you are driving a car, keep it parked for the day in Washington, D.C. and join a one-day tour, which will include many of the important sights you should not miss. The tour bus will do all the parking and maneuver the traffic, leaving you time to sightsee. Among the sights will be the War Memorials, the White House, the Congressional Buildings, the Supreme Court, and many more that you may have read about and seen on the news. You can also visit the theatre where Lincoln was shot and the place he was taken for his last hours. There is much traffic here so take my advice and book a day tour. You’ll be glad you did. Perhaps a tour in the Great Lakes country is of interest to you. Book a tour for this itinerary. You would fly into Traverse City, Mich. The next day, sightseeing begins with a tour of the Music House Museum, showcasing antique musical instruments and music-making machines, then journey along Lake Michigan’s west coast. You’ll drive through sand dunes and take a boat to Mackinac Island for a couple days’ visit, staying at the famed Grand Hotel. This is a deluxe resort dating back more than 100 years and claims the longest front porch in the country. Comfortable chairs and rockers line the porch, so you can view activity on the lake. There are no automobiles allowed on the island and transportation is by horseand-carriage or bicycles. During a visit here, you can tour Fort Mackinac, which once guarded the Straits of Mackinac 220 years ago. You can also tour the town on foot and snoop the interesting shops. Also available is a sail to Saginaw Bay and cruise up the Saginaw River. Once you leave here, drive over to Dearborn and explore the Henry Ford Museum with its magnificent collection of cars. You can journey home from Detroit. Soon, we will continue our American Vacations exploit talking about tours to New England as well as cruising inland waterways on the East Coast.

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IN THE KITCHEN | FAMILY FEATURES

Sweet and savory Valentine bites Whether you’re hosting a festive Valentine’s Day party, or entertaining just for two, these recipes give you some sweet and savory choices that will set the mood for romance. Scrumptious bites start with simple, flavorful ingredients — golden Calimyrna and dark purple Mission figs from California and Jarlsberg cheese. Sweet, mouthwatering figs are not only packed with great taste, they’re full of fiber and essential nutrients, making them as good for you as they are good to eat. The versatile taste and texture of Jarlsberg cheese is ideal for these appetizers. Jarlsberg’s mild, nutty-sweet flavor and buttery creaminess makes it a perfect partner to figs and, along with its excellent melting properties, adaptable to many sweet or savory dishes. You can combine both ingredients in one easy sureto-please appetizer: Make a slit in a fig and stuff with a piece of Jarlsberg. Wrap with partially-cooked bacon (it should be a bit limp) and heat at 400 degrees just until bacon is crispy and cheese begins to melt. Get more sweet and savory recipes at www.ValleyFig.com and www.JarlsbergUSA.com.

CHOCOLATE-DIPPED STUFFED FIGS Makes 15 figs 15 Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Figs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup brandy (or 1/2 cup water mixed with 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract) 15 to 30 small pieces candied ginger, toasted nuts or chocolate 5 to 6 ounces semisweet, bittersweet or premium white chocolate, chopped With sharp knife, cut small slit in bottom of each fig. In small saucepan, heat sugar and water over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Stir in brandy and figs. Bring to a boil over high heat then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Drain figs, cool and dry thoroughly. Stuff one or two pieces of ginger, nuts and/or chocolate into each fig. Place chopped chocolate in 1 cup glass measuring cup or small microwave-safe bowl. Heat on medium (50 percent) power until almost melted, stirring after every 1 to 1-1/2 minutes. Remove from oven and stir until melted. Hold stem of each fig and dip in melted chocolate. Place figs, stems up, on wax paper-lined tray until chocolate sets. Decorate with white chocolate or nuts, as desired. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Chocolate-Dipped Stuffed Figs

Fig Cranberry Bars with Caramel Drizzle

Savory Jarlsberg Thumbprints with Fig-Pepper Jelly

Jarlsberg, Ham and Herb Swirls

FIG CRANBERRY BARS WITH CARAMEL DRIZZLE Cut into 32 bars 1 cup cranberries, fresh or frozen 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour, divided 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup butter, melted 1-1/2 cups chopped Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Figs 3/4 cup chopped, toasted walnuts 1 cup caramel ice cream topping In small bowl combine cranberries and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar; set aside. In medium bowl stir together 2 cups flour, oats, brown sugar, remaining granulated sugar and baking soda. Stir in butter. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture. Press remaining crumb mixture in bottom of 13-inch-by-9-inch baking pan. Bake in 350-degree oven for 15 minutes. Stir figs and walnuts into cranberries and sprinkle evenly over crust. Stir together caramel topping and remaining 1/3 cup flour; drizzle over fruits and nuts. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake for additional 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pan on wire rack.

SAVORY JARLSBERG THUMBPRINTS WITH FIG-PEPPER JELLY Makes 40 cookies 1 cup butter, softened 2 large egg yolks 2 cups all-purpose flour

3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Jarlsberg cheese 1 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1-1/2 cups finely chopped, toasted pecans or unblanched almonds 3/4 cup finely chopped, stemmed Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or SunMaid Figs 1/2 cup hot pepper jelly (red or green) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place butter in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in egg yolks. On low speed, gradually beat in flour. Stir in Jarlsberg, Parmesan and nuts. Divide dough into 4 equal portions. Wrap 3 in wax paper or plastic wrap and chill. On work surface, form remaining portion of dough into 10 (1-1/2 inch) balls. Place balls, 1-1/2 inches apart, on ungreased baking sheet. With thumb or back of wooden spoon, make 1/2 inch indentation in center of each cookie. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. If needed, press back of teaspoon into cookies to re-form indentations. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool. Repeat shaping and baking with remaining dough. To serve, in small bowl, stir together figs and jelly. Fill each cookie with about 1 teaspoon fig-pepper jelly. Make ahead note: Dough can be prepared 1 to 2 days ahead. Form dough into 1-1/2 inch cylinder, wrap airtight and chill or freeze for longer storage. Baked cookies can be stored unfilled, in airtight container for 2 days or frozen. To re-crisp, place on baking sheet in 350degree oven for 2 to 4 minutes. Cool. Fill with fig-pepper jelly as directed.

JARLSBERG, HAM AND HERB SWIRLS Makes about 26 swirls 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (half of 17.3-ounce package), thawed 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard (optional) 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion 1 tablespoon dried basil or thyme leaves 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded Jarlsberg cheese 4 ounces thinly sliced Black Forest or other lean ham Unfold pastry onto lightly floured board; cut in half, lengthwise, to form two pieces. Brush beaten egg on entire surface of each piece. Leaving a 1/2 inch border around each pastry, top with the following, dividing evenly: Dijon mustard, green onion, basil and Jarlsberg. Top each with sliced ham, cutting to fit in a single layer within border. Starting at the long ends, carefully roll up each pastry. Gently pinch ends to seal pastry rolls. Wrap each in plastic wrap. Chill rolls, seam side down, for 2 hours or up to 2 days. To serve, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Unwrap rolls and cut each roll crosswise into 1/2 inch slices. Place, 1 inch apart, on 2 greased baking sheets. Bake one sheet at a time for 14 to 16 minutes or until golden. Place on wire rack to cool slightly. Serve warm. Source: Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid/Jarlsberg From Family Features


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RIM HISTORY RIM HISTORY BACK WHEN | STAN BROWN

The Wild West in the Rim Country CHAPTER 12: THE DARK SIDE OF TONTO BASIN The good times of rodeos, dances and neighborly visits were interrupted for the residents of Tonto Basin in the spring of 1892 when a young mother was murdered by her husband, and her baby son was left parentless. The story has often been told, but with so many versions one has to carefully sift them to discern how events really unfolded. It begins with two families who emigrated from Missouri to Arizona’s Tonto Basin in the late 1880s. It is not known if they had known each other before coming west, but their lives were destined to become intertwined. John and Adis Narron brought their family to stake a claim near Grapevine, close to the junction of Tonto Creek and the Salt River. Their four children registered in the Catalpa School, Alice, 17, Annie, 16, William, 10, and Lillian, 9.i STAN BROWN John Shelby See and his wife, Louisa, brought their family and claimed their squatter’s rights on Spring Creek in the Sierra Ancha.ii With them were their four children, Lizzie, 16, Fannie, 13, Becca (Rebecca), 11, and Beulah, 7. They also had three older children, a daughter who had died and her child, named Julian Journigan, was taken into the See family as their own. He was age 6.iii There also was a son named Bob and another son, John Morgan See, who carried his father’s first name. John, the son, soon had a reputation for being wild, and after shooting up a community dance he bragged about his disrespect for the law. For that incident he paid a fine and served time in jail. It was at one of those dances that John met Annie Narron. John and Annie began courting, and her parents tried to discourage the relationship because of John’s reputation. Nevertheless, Annie ignored the warnings and the two were wed early in 1891.iv John was 22 and Annie was about 19.v In October or November of that year they had a son whom they named Charlie. John was a very abusive husband, so Annie left him and took her baby, fleeing to her sister Alice’s ranch near Grapevine. Alice had married W. F. Gann soon after finishing at the local school and they had staked their own claim near Alice’s parents. Now Annie See sought refuge at the Ganns’. It happened that about this same time a Wells Fargo stage was robbed, and two bars of silver bullion worth $1,500 were missing.vi One of the silver bars had been recovered and Gila County Sheriff Henry “Rim Rock” Thompson was scouting for the bandit who had the other. He was convinced the culprit was John M. See and sought out See’s wife Annie. She denied knowing anything about the robbery, but the sheriff urged her to return to her husband to try and find out if he had the silver. Shortly after the sheriff left, Annie went to the corral to milk the range cows. In those days ranchers did not have domestic milk cows, but got their milk from the range cows. The best report of what happened next is gleaned from the obituary for Annie Narron See that appeared in The Arizona Republic Saturday, May 21, 1892. “Globe — The horrible murder committed on Salt River Wednesday evening has created great excitement here. All the men on the river have joined the pursuit and if captured, the murderer See will prob-

ably be lynched. “Great indignation was felt when the news was brought to Globe of a terrible murder which was committed on Salt River. John M. See shot and killed his wife at the residence of her brother-in-law, Mr. Gann. See, who is a worthless scoundrel, has not lived happily with his wife and some time ago, exasperated by his cruelty she left him and at the time of her death was living with her sister, Mrs. Gann. See hung around the house all day trying to have her go back to live with him but she refused. “About 6 o’clock she went to the corral to milk and while she was thus engaged See came up behind and shot her twice. The first bullet entered over the heart and the second entered at the pit of the stomach…” Apparently she had not decided to follow the sheriff’s suggestion to spy on her husband, and according Julian Journigan, when Annie refused See’s plea that she return to him, he stormed into the house, took a pistol, and returned to shoot her. He fled the scene on the run, shouting to the Ganns and Narrons, who had observed the atrocity, “I have got all of this I want and I’m going home to die.” His cryptic remark caused speculation later. Did he mean he was going back to his ranch in See Canyon, or was he going to flee to Missouri from where the family had migrated? A massive manhunt was launched and a reward of $150 offered for his capture, a very large sum in that time. John M. See was never apprehended, and his parents made a home for little Charlie, raising him along with Julian Journigan and their other children. Although there was seven years difference in their ages, the cousins Julian and Charlie became close friends, fellow prospectors, and honored citizens in Payson and the Tonto Basin. Now for the rest of the story, as reported by Journigan. After the murder, John raced to his parents’ ranch on Spring Creek and confessed, “I’ve just killed Annie and I’m going to Mexico.” His mother insisted that his older brother Robert go with him. Robert did just that, and left his wife Caroline and their four-year-old son Jack to accompany his brother on the flight to Mexico. Of interest is this: in the Cline School record for 1904, Robert and Caroline are responsible for an 18-year-old girl named Candelana Hidalgo. It suggests he brought a 12-year-old girl back with him when he returned from escorting John to Mexico. John M. See remained in Mexico for the rest of his life and changed his name to Juan Moreno. He married an aristocratic lady and raised a family, perhaps financing it all with the bar of silver bullion that was never recovered from the 1892 robbery. It was a couple of decades later when Charlie See received a letter from a Mexican girl named Rosie, who was attending college in the States. She claimed to be Charlie’s half-sister. She was writing for their father who wanted to see his oldest son, and was asking him to come to Mexico for a visit. The visit was made, and Julian Journigan accompanied his cousin Charlie. They found that John See had become a prosperous landowner and rancher in Mexico, and had several children in his second family. The meeting was strained; John’s Mexican children would not warm up to Charlie, and the eldest stalked out of the room. The two Americans returned to Payson. Charlie sought out his mother’s grave, located on what Marguerite Noble said had become “the Martin place.”vii This would place the grave in See Canyon.

However, Jess Hayes claimed Annie had been buried about 100 yards from where she died, which would place the grave on the old Gann ranch near Grapevine. In any case, Charlie built a concrete curb around the grave and placed a headstone, which read, “Mother Annie See 1869-1892.” Reports from some who knew the location of the grave indicate the marker went missing sometime in 1967, between Feb. 22 and March 1. SOURCES: Public Records – The Great Register, Gila County School records; Sheriff’s Inquest report after the murder; “Sheriff Thompson’s Day: Turbulence In the Arizona Territory” by Jess G. Hayes; oral reports from Ira Murphy (Note Murphy’s hearsay account of the See tragedy is very unreliable, as indicated by obvious errors in facts and names. Some of his information is worth adding to the account); oral report from Marguerite Noble from an article in Tonto Trails; the eye witness account of Julian Journigan (her cousin) given to Marguerite Noble; Arizona Republic Newspaper. May 21, 1892. i The Great Register for Gila County, 1886; School records. Alice Narron finished school in 1887. ii Marguerite Noble said she knew of two See ranches, the other one in See Canyon, named for the family. The obituary for Annie Narron in the Arizona Republic of May 21, 1892 makes it clear that when John Morgan See and his bride were married, John was abusive and Annie fled to her sister’s at Grapevine. John M. See had already staked his claim near Christopher Creek in what became known as See Canyon. That is where he took his bride to set up their home. iii Much of the story comes from Julian Journigan’s reminiscence, as told to his cousin Marguerite Noble and passed on from her. iv The date of their marriage is confusing, because Gila County marriage records indicate they were married October 1, 1886. This means they were married within months or a year of their family’s arrival. This would also raise the question whether they knew each other and courted back in Missouri. v Birthdates are deduced from census and school records, and thus may vary by a year, depending on when the registration was taken. vi In today’s market this would amount to $34,500 of purchasing power. vii The 1900 Cline School record lists the See daughter Beulah with a last name of Martin, but the next year, 1901, her name is again given as See.

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The Rim Country Museum and Zane Grey Cabin will hold a special tour of the museums Tuesday, Feb. 14 for the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Arizona Centennial exhibit at Rim Country Museum Arizona will celebrate 100 years of statehood on Feb. 14, 2012. Activities are being held in numerous cities and towns throughout the year to honor this event. The Rim Country Museum here in Payson will feature a Centennial Exhibit titled: Arizona’s Story — A Rim Country View. ABOUT THE EXHIBIT

The exhibit features a section about Arizona’s Territorial Years from 1863 to early 1912 and will feature Rim Country personalities who contributed to Arizona’s growth toward statehood. • Duett Ellison, of Ellison Creek and later Pleasant Valley, was Arizona’s first First Lady. In 1904 she married George W. P. Hunt, who became the first governor of Arizona. • Also featured is the contribution of Samuel Ache Haught II, owner of the H-Bar Ranch in Rye who served in the 23rd Territorial Legislature. The largest section of the exhibit shares significant events from the first 100 years of statehood. The theme “A Rim Country View” provides a local focus on people and events in this area. The photos may evoke nostalgia in long-time Payson residents, while visitors may find the 100 years of progress in Rim Country quite amazing. There will also be a glimpse of what the future

may hold. The work on the C.C. Cragin pipeline is scheduled to begin in the spring, and progress on the anticipated four-year college campus continues as of this writing. Yet, there may be some other changes to Rim Country on the horizon. Although the Rim Country Museum and Zane Grey Cabin are normally closed on Tuesdays, a special tour of the museums will be held Tuesday, Feb. 14 for the Daughters of the American Revolution and other invited guests following the flag-raising ceremony. The Centennial Exhibit will open for public viewing on Wednesday, Feb. 15. FLAG CEREMONY

The entrance of New Mexico to the Union on Jan. 6, 1912 and Arizona on Feb. 14, 1912 resulted in a new design for the U.S. flag. The number of stars changed from 46 to 48. Updates to the U.S. flag become legal on the 4th of July following the date of admission for the state. Therefore the 48-star flag

was not officially adopted when Arizona became a state in February of 1912, but was first flown in July of that year. To celebrate Arizona’s Centennial, a flag-raising ceremony with an honor guard in attendance will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 14 to raise the 48-star United States flag and Arizona state flag on the museum flagpole. These flags will be flown throughout the Centennial Year and the exhibit will remain on display as well.


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Photo courtesy of the Northern Gila County Historical Society

The Emory Oak outside the Payson Womans Club building has been accepted as an official Centennial Witness Tree.

Emory Oak declared a ‘Witness Tree’ As part of the Arizona Centennial, the Arizona Community Tree Council, Inc. sponsored the “Witness Tree Program” to recognize trees that have stood within the boundaries of Arizona for over 100 years. Lita Nicholson of the Rim Country Museum nominated the Emory Oak in front of the Womans Club building on Main Street as a Witness Tree candidate. Extensive documentation was needed to support the nomination. Jim Mercer and Jeff Leonard from Tonto National Forest Ranger Station measured the tree’s height (53 feet) and crown spread (average 66 feet) and estimated that it could easily be 200 years old. Historical accounts and personal testimonials also supported the nomination. In early January, notification was received that the Emory Oak had been accepted as an official Centennial Witness Tree. This tree has long been known as the “Chaining Tree” in Payson. There was no jail in Payson until 1935 and local history sources report that the oak tree in front of the Womans Club served as the “jail tree” in the early years. Those who ran afoul of the law and were arrested would be chained to this tree while they awaited an officer from the county jail in Globe to transport them for incarceration. Old-timers report that, while a few truly needed to be incarcerated, many were just good ol’ boys who needed a place to calm down their exuberance from too much “likker.”

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Join the Great Backyard Bird Count Watch for Snowy Owls and early migrants on the move Warmer temperatures and lack of snow in parts of North America are setting the stage for what could be a most intriguing 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, coming up Feb. 17-20, 2012. Bird watchers across the U.S. and Canada are getting ready to tally millions of birds in the annual count coordinated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon, and Canadian partner Bird Studies Canada. In past counts, participants were most likely to report American Robins in areas without snow. Will more robins be seen farther north this year? Will some birds, such as Eastern Phoebes, begin their migrations earlier? And where will the “Harry Potter” owl turn up next? Snowy Owls have dazzled spectators as these Arctic birds have ventured south in unusual numbers this winter — an unpredictable occurrence that experts believe is related more to the availability of food than to weather. “This count is so much fun because anyone can take part — we all learn and watch birds together — whether you are an expert, novice, or feeder watcher,” said Gary Langham, Audubon’s chief scientist. “I like to invite new birders to join me and share the experience. Get involved, invite your friends, and see how your favorite spot stacks up.” Participants count birds at any location they wish for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count and then enter their tallies at www.birdcount.org. Anyone can participate in the free event, and no registration is required. Last year, participants submitted more than 92,000 checklists with more than 11 million bird observations. These data capture a picture of how bird populations are changing across the continent year after year — a feat that would be impossible without the help of tens of thousands of participants. “This is a very detailed snapshot of continental bird

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Snowy Owls have dazzled spectators as these Arctic birds have ventured south in unusual numbers this winter.

distribution,” said John Fitzpatrick, director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. “Imagine scientists 250 years from now being able to compare these data with their own. Already, with more than a decade of data in hand, the GBBC has documented changes in late-winter bird distributions.” To learn more about how to join the count, get bird ID

tips, downloadable instructions, a how-to video, past results, and more, visit www.birdcount.org. The count also includes a photo contest and a prize drawing for participants who enter at least one bird checklist online. The Great Backyard Bird Count is made possible in part by sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited.

Record crowds expected at two expos geared toward sportsmen BY MAX FOSTER ROUNDUP STAFF REPORTER

Outdoor enthusiasts from around the Rim Country, whether they are hunters, anglers, hikers, campers or mountain bikers, are gearing up for two upcoming expos designed to tickle the fancy of all who attend. The events include the International Sportsmen’s Expo to be held Feb. 23 to 26 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale and the Arizona Game and Fish Outdoor Expo set for March 31 and April 1 at the Ben Avery Shooting Range in Phoenix. Both offer an opportunity to experience first-hand the great Arizona outdoors. The International Sportsmen’s Expo has drawn fishing and hunting outfitters from around the state and will have on display the newest in fishing tackle and hunting gear, boats, motors, marine accessories, mountain home furnishings, ATVs, trucks, outdoor apparel and optics. More than 300 companies are expected to exhibit. Also the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Arizona Deer Association, Eastmans’ Trophy Deer and Boy Scouts of America will have information booths and displays set up throughout the entire show. The RMEF is hosting an Ultimate Rifle Raffle at the event. There will also be hands-on activities, including a giant casting pond, Arizona Game and Fish Department Youth Fair, a hunting dog competition and 3D Pop-Up

archery contest. Hank Shaw, author of Hunt, Gather, Cook will be on hand for hints and autographs, as will Lt. John Nores Jr., co-star of National Geographic TV’s “Wild Justice.” Tickets are $15 per adult; children under 15 and active military members will be admitted free of charge. Parking is free with admission. Attendees who don’t find what they want in the stadium, need only walk across the street to the giant Cabela’s store to find even more outdoor offerings. Those not interested in hunting, fishing or camping, might want to purchase a ticket simply to slip into the home of the Arizona Cardinals and check out the spot where Super Bowl LXII and WrestleMania XXVI were held. The 63,400-seat stadium, with its retractable roof and playing field, is unlike any stadium in North America. The Arizona Game and Fish Expo is an annual event designed to give the public chances to learn about wildlife-related and outdoor recreation activities including fishing, hunting, archery, shooting sports, camping, boating and off-highway vehicle recreation. More than 150 exhibitors are expected to be on hand to supplement the myriad of hands-on activities. Last year, the two-day expo drew a record 37,500 visitors and Game and Fish officials say the crowds could be even larger this year.

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Upcoming expos are a great way to learn about all kinds of outdoors activities; check out the latest in equipment and vehicles and see what the future may hold.


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TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

LOUSE INVASION DRIVES MOM BUGGY BY DR. PAUL G. DONOHUE NORTH AMERICA SYNDICATE 2012

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am going buggy — literally. My 5-year-old kindergartner has head lice. I discovered them because he started scratching his head. It makes me sick to my stomach to think about this. I can’t imagine where he picked them up. Is the entire family destined to come down with them? I have four other children, two dogs and a husband. Help. — B.C. ANSWER: Head lice cause mothers more consternation than just about any other illness. For the record, head lice don’t transmit any illnesses. They do cause itching and scratching. They’re not a reflection of your cleanliness. Most likely your child picked them up at school from head-to-head contact or from sharing caps, brushes or combs. The head louse is only 3 mm (0.12 inches) long. They’re difficult to see. The female louse lays her eggs at the base of the hair and glues them to the hair. The eggs are called nits. They hatch in about eight days. Nits found within a quarter of an inch from the scalp indicate active infection. If they are farther away, the infection is not likely to be active. Treatments for head lice are many and usually quite effective. Advisory bodies promote permethrin (Nix) as the treatment of choice. It calls for reapplication in one week to 10 days. Malathion lotion (Ovide) is another reliable cure. Benzyl alcohol (Ulesfia Lotion 5 percent) is another good treatment that is applied to dry hair and then rinsed off. Natroba (spinosad) Topical Solution was approved recently as a head lice treatment. Both these latter two medicines need a prescription. You have many choices. Some of these treatments include combing the wet hair with a finetoothed comb to get rid of nits.

You do not have to treat other family members if they show no signs of infection. Pets are safe; human head lice don’t like them. The only household cleaning necessary is vacuuming chairs and carpets where your 5-yearold has been. Clothes he has worn in the past two days need to be washed in hot water and dried with maximum heat. Lice that are off the head live for only two days. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Some time ago, you wrote about a shrunken leg that was shaped like some kind of bottle. It has the word “teeth” in it. I have a dropped foot. My doctor doesn’t know what I am talking about but would like to see the article. Will you repeat it? — I.D. ANSWER: The “teeth” in what I wrote referred to Dr. Tooth, an English doctor whose name is part of a nerve illness called Charcot (SHAR-coe)Marie-Tooth disease. In spite of the fact that the name draws a look of puzzlement from most people, it’s the most commonly inherited nerve-muscle disorder. The illness usually shows itself in teen years, but it can take many years before it’s diagnosed. The lower leg muscles become quite thin, so the leg looks like an upside-down champagne bottle. It makes walking difficult. People stumble. Often, they cannot lift the foot fully off the ground — a dropped foot. A number of different varieties of this illness exist. I’ve described the most common one. Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475.

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Actress was 54 when she played Glinda the Good Witch BY SAMANTHA WEAVER KING FEATURES 2012

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MISCELLANEOUS 525 Gallon Water Trailer, Nearly New, 3,000. Invested, 10 Ply Tires, Asking $2,000. Call 928-476-3288

TRUCKS

CAMPERS

CCW CLASS: $75.00 Basic Firearms-Course, $45.00; Firearms & Ammunition , Call Brian Havey (CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR)

A Dependable Handyman Service 2003 FORD XLT CREW CAB 6.0 Desiel Engine, Electric Windows, Door-Locks, Seats/R&L, Mirrows, Sprayed in Bed Liner, $15,950/OBO, Cell 605-376-3013 2008 DODGE SXTREGULAR Cab Pickup, 47,000/miles, $12,500/OBO also: 2008 HARLEY ROAD KING Anniversary Edition, 7,000/miles, $15,500., 928-472-7077

VANS

928-970-0062

www.rim-fireguns.com Serious Collector wishes to, Buy U.S. and German Military Guns, Colts Winchester and any Other High Quality Antique Guns. Single Pieces or Collections, Give Us A Call at 928-468-0306

LOST AND FOUND

2000 CHEVY BLAZER 4-D -S W

4 WD. Runs Great! New Tires, $5,000.00., Call Lee 928-595-1164

CARS

20 ft. and 40 ft.: Shipping Containters, 928-537-3257 8x40 Mobile Storage Container Made in to two 8x20 Storage Units, Steel Petition, Two 6ftx6ft.7in Roll up Doors, $6,500. obo 928-970-0283 ALASKA GREY WOLF RUG Beautifully Mounted, Over 6’/Ft long, Great Condition! $425.00 Call 928-970-0841 or 928-476-3506 AUNTIE GAIL’S COLLECTIBLES Renting Spaces & Consignment for Collectibles & Misc. Call Gail, 928-978-0469

LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER: Looking to Purchase Established Business in Payson Area 928-978-5322

Affordable, Reliable, On Time, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Tile, Painting, Yard work, etc. (Can-Do Most Anything) Call Dennis (928)476-3581 Leave Message

DHW Home Services Call 928-595-1555: For All Your Home Repair and Remodel Needs Specialty: Drywall Patching and Texture Matching

HOME SERVICES 1995 Chevy Conversion Van, 3/4 Ton, 350 Engine, Excellent Condition, Nice Interior; 145K Miles, $4,150. obo, 928-476-5832

EMPLOYMENT GENERAL

MISCELLANEOUS www.cancerbenefits.com Call 800-414-4328.

Excavation Work, Carpentry, Painting, Masonry, Electric, Yard Work, Wood Splitting, Hauling Payson License #P08226, Not Licensed Contractor: Barney Branstetter: 928-595-0236 or 928-595-0435

Call The Cheaper Sweeper

Call The Cheaper Sweeper You’ve tried the rest, now try the best!

Windows to Walls, Baseboards to Ceiling Fans WE CLEAN IT ALL!

1954 NASH A M B A SSADOR 4 Dr, Auto, New Interior, Rust Free Body! Great for Restoring, $5,500/ORO, Call Jim, 928-476-3466

AUTO REPAIR: Brakes, Tune-ups, Starters, Alternators, and Other General Auto Repair, Also Light Auto Body Repair! Competitive & Reasonable Prices: Call 928-951-2190 AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLING, LOCAL: Will Pick Up, Good Prices, DAVE’S AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLING, Parts for Sale, M-F, 9-5, Sat 9-1, 928-474-4440

CASH FOR VEHICLES: Running or Not, No Title-Ok, Anything Metal, Top Dollar Paid!! 480-238-5555

ACTIVITY COORDINATOR Payson Senior Center needs a part-time activity coordinator. Must have: good people, communication and computer skills. Experience w/activity programs a plus. Send resume to: pseniors@npgcable.com Human Service Specialist lll in Adult Protective Services performing investigations & case management, See: www.azstatejobs.gov for more information. Laborer Wanted, Must have Valid Arizona Driver’s License and Pass a Drug Screening Test: Leave Message, 928-237-0397 WINDOW/GLAZIER INSTALLER Experience Preferred! Call 928-978-1865

HEALTH CARE Immediate Opening Medical Assistant to work front/back office, Salary DOE, Send Resume to PO Box 2939, Payson, AZ 85547 or fax to 928-474-0008

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

REAL ESTATE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

INVESTORS 4% Return on 150K LOTS OF EQUITY!! 1st Note & T/D, Call John, 928-970-9898

COMMERCIAL FOR SALE Established Beauty Salon Low Overhead! Call Tudy Martin, Coldwell Banker 928-978-0157

HOMES FOR SALE INVESTOR SPECIAL Newly-Remoldeled, Upgrades throughout the Home, 2Bdrm/1Ba w/Loft, Plus 1Bdr/1Ba Apt in Separate-Building,Instant Money Maker! $99,900 Call Joy, 928-978-2373 MUST SEE! 3BDRM/2BATH 511 W. Sherwood, Alpine Village, Double Car Garage, Fenced Yard, F/P, Reduced to $158,500. 928-468-8354

MOBILES FOR SALE 1984 12x34 PARK-MODEL, Nice 1Br, Can Move, $6,900. 928-978-3423 ——————————————— ———————Mobile w/Large Rm-Addition! Quiet Star Valley Park, $5,000, Don 928-978-3423 Drive a Little, Save a Lot, Year End Close-Out, 45 New and Used Homes to Choose From, Bronco Homes: Call 1-800-487-0712 Foreclosures: 45 Homes to Choose From, Free Delivery Call Bronco Homes, 1-800-487-0712

RENTALS APARTMENTS FOR RENT

JIMMY ALLTRADES: Electrical, Plumbing, DryerVent Cleaning, Ceiling Fans, Faucetts, Garbage Desposals, Toilets, Coolers, Sun Screens, Water Heaters; 928-474-6482 Not Licensed

2/BDRM/2BATH APTARTMENT New-Construction, Safe Location, Close to Shopping, Across from Wal-Mart, Covered-Parking , Storage-Shed Aavailable! Furnished/Unfurnished, $800/mon. 1/Month Free w/1yr lease. Deposit/ Credit-Check. 773-255-1133

IRIS GARDEN SVCE: Complete Clean-up for New Year, Weed-eat, Remove Debris, Repair Drip System, 38yrs Payson lic., 928-474-5932, Cell 928-951-3734 not.lic.contr.

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905 South McLane Rd. (928) 472-4639 Dawn VanBuskirk 928-951-0146 STUDIO APARTMENT UPSTAIRS, QUIET Secluded RV Park. $559/month + Deposit, Includes Tax, All Utilities, Smoking & Pets, No!! 928-474-8222 Studio Apartment, All Utilities Paid by Landlord, $550. p/m, Call Don: 928-978-3423. TWO BEDROOM,ONE BATH In Cozy 4-Plex, New-Flooring throughout House!! View of Rim from the Kitchen, Private storage-room,W/D-hookups Covered-porch, $600/month, Call-928-595-0662

COMMERCIAL FOR RENT 2400sf Block Building, 1011 S. Goodfellow, Can be Split, C-3 Zoning, 12ft Roll-up Doors; 928-978-2221 or 928-474-2630

Rim View OFFICE PARK, Executive Suites, Payson’s Premier Office Space, 708 E. Hwy 260, 928-472-7035 or 928-970-0877.

SKY PARK INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: 1305 W. Red Baron Rd. 1600 sq.ft Suite’s 928-468-6320.

Call The Cheaper Sweeper for a free estimate: (928) 472-9897

LANDSCAPING

Large, Clean, Quiet: 2BD/1BA Apartment In Nice, North East Area, Back Patio, Pets-No, $700.mo Call Dennis @ 928-978-1385 Rentals CD

1 BEDROOM DUPLEX Furnished (Except Bed), $650.00/month, All Utilities pd. 1st Month Rent + $300/Deposit, Smoking,No & Pets, No. (928)468-8185

Gift Certificates Available

LOST FINGER RING Near Bashas, 1959 Notre Dame Ring! Please Call Dave @ 480-427-4636

*CANCER CASES*

Quick Zipper Seamstress Services: Alterations, Zippers (Replaced or Repaired), Hems, Tears. Quick & Dependable Service; Call Kim: 928-474-4254

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1001 WEST CHATHAM DRIVE YARD SALE!!! Feb 10th/Friday & 11th/Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Furniture, Dishes, TV’s, Saws, etc. 2 Tables, Lots of Misc.

Medical Office Hiring, Medical Assistant, PT, Mon/Tues/Wed/Sat., Medical Experience Required Applicant Must Be; Flexible, Dependable,and Motivated, Please Call for An Application, Salary Commensurate w/ Experience 928-472-7107

Work for a Nationally known Company. Be your own boss. Set your own hours & make as much money as you want. Carol 928-468-6116

YARD SALES/ AUCTIONS Pine Estate Sale: from 8am to 4pm, Fri. Sat. & Sun. Feb. 10, 11, & 12; (PineCreek Rd to Trails End, Left to Sunrise). Look for Signs. Everything Goes Afer 60 years of Marriage and Collecting. Antiques, Furniture, Houshold, and Much More

HEALTH CARE KC’s Home Health Care Wanted: PT / OT / PTA Part time/Per diem Apply at 114 East Highway 260 928-468-5242

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HOMES FOR RENT 1130sq,Cabin in Payson 3Bdrm/2Ba,Large Master Loft w/Jacuzzi Tub, Knotty Pine Interior, All Electric,Energy Efficient, Shed, 2 w/One Year Lease,$875.p/m 928-476-3989 2Br/1Ba Home, Quiet Location in Country Club Vista, Smoking-No, Pets-Neg, $695.p/m 1 year Lease: 928-978-5537 Owner/Agent 2BR/2BA Country Home on 1/2 Acre, w/Garage, Very Clean, Smoking-No, Pets-?, $825.p/m plus Deposits 928-978-3513 2Br/2Ba in Pine, 1 Car Garage, Central Heat/Air, Laundry, Very Nice, $800.p/m: 928-978-3597 2BR/2BA, PAYSON PINES 2/Car Garage, Fenced Yard, Front/Back Porch, Tile Floors, Spotless!! Pets-ok w/Owners Approval, $900/month, Deposit 480-694-1063 3B /3BA, 5-ACRE HORSE PROP. Wonder-Valley/Freedom-Acres Area, W/D & Frig incl., M/bed downstairs, Shed, 2/Car/garage, $1,500/m. AGT/OWNER, (951) 940-9922, Avail-3/1 3BD/2BA MANUFACTURED HM Deer Creek Village, All Appliances, Garage & Carport, Yard, Smoking, No! $675/mo + Deposit, 928-474-9493 or 928-978-3353


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HOMES FOR RENT 3BDRM/2 1/2BATH HOME 2,000 Sq/ft, Storage Shed, Deck, Private, Smoking, No! Pets No,$1,100/month, Deposit, Call Louise, 928-978-5450

MOBILES FOR RENT

MOBILES FOR RENT

1Br Home, Fenced Yard, Covered Porch, Storage Shed, $500.p/m, Pets-Ok, 928-595-6714

Park Model 4 Rent, Furnished, $675. Trailer Space $265. Water, Trash, Y-Fi, Oxbow: 928-978-0315 928-468-3689

MOBILES/RVS FOR RENT Rye RV Park: 1 Bedroom, $275. - $450. Per Month, Laundry on Site, Water/Trash Included. Spaces $200. Mo. 602-502-0020

ROOMS FOR RENT Beautiful Home in Air Park, Private Bath, Kitchen Privileges, Smoking-No, Senior Christian Woman, References: $500.p/m Call 928-978-0596

3BEDROOM/3BATH Double Garage, Plus Storage, RV Parking, Open Floor-Plan, Large Deck w/Rim Views, All Appliances, Smoking,No Pets/Negotiable,$950/ +Depost www.paysonhomesforrent.com 928-848-4501

CONDOMINIUMS 2BDR/2BATH FURNISHED Northwoods Condo, Carport, Fenced patio, Smoking, No! No, Pets-Possible small pet, $875/month + Deposit Duane 623-572-4319 or 928-468-6060

3Br/2Ba Home,w/2 Car Garage, Pinion Ridge,Beautiful Views. Vaulted Ceilings,Stone F/P, $1,200.mo. Available March 1st Call 615-772-5910 3Br/2Ba, 2 Car Garage, Covered Deck, Fenced, Partially Furnished, Small Pets-Ok with Dep. $900.mo: 928-978-2180 4Br, 2000sq.ft., Mobile w/Living & Family Room,Dining Area, Office & Laundry Room, Fenced, One Acre, $1,300.p/m + Dep. Call 928-474-2612 902 S. Coronado Way Newly Remodeled, Dramatic Great Room 2Bdr/2Ba., Large-Deck,Game Room!! 3/Car Garage, Hardwood & Slate Flooring, $1095/month, 602-620-0396 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA, 2CG Woodhill backs out to Rumsey Park, Trees & View! 811 W. Country Lane, W/D, Fridge, $1,200/mo: 480-816-6556 Beautiful Almost New Home: 3Br/2Ba, 1500+sqft, 2 Car Garage, Tile Counters, Blinds, Laundry Room, Landscaped Yard w/Drip, Large Covered Patio, AC, All Appliances Included, Pets/Smoking-No, $1000. p.m + Dep. 928-595-4024 Beautiful Log Cabin, 2Br/2Full Bath, W/D, 1113 Tyrolean, Payson, $775.p/m + Dep. Call 626-287-4104 Cute, clean 2Bd/lBa, Corner Lot, Storage,W/D, Dishwasher, Mature Trees, Must See! $750/mo + Dep. Pet-Negotiable. (928) 978-5707 DUPLEX PINE, 3BDR/1BA, Garage, $995/mo. Private Yard, Water & Electric Included! Kitchen, D/R, Living/Rm, Security Deposit, Owner Agent, 480-248-6144 Large 2Bd/2Ba Totally Remodeled, Quiet, Wooded, Half Acre Lot, Fenced, $775.p/m Pets-?, 308 E. Airline Drive; 480-216-3618, 928-478-4128 or 928-951-3925 MANUFACTURED HOME 2Bdrm/1Bath, Large Fenced Yard, Storage, $545 Month+ Deposit, Located Cedar Grove MHP Call 480-390-8901 NEW HOME, PINE 3BD/3Full BATHS, 2-M/Bdrms, F/P., Loft, Wood & Travertine Floors, Carport, Covered Deck, Pets-Possible! Smoking, No $1,000/month: 928-476-4297 NICE 2BD/2BA, $645. Carport & Storage Shed, Fenced Yard, Clean, Move in Ready, Next to Forest & Creeks, 928-978-2192 NICE 3BR/2BA All Appliances Central Heat/Air Manuf. Home Carport & Storage. AZ Room Great View. Quiet West Payson Smoking-No. Call on Pets $825/mo + Deposit Avail. March 1. 928-978-4562 Renting Beautiful, Cozy Home, 2 Story, 3Br/3Ba, in Payson., 2 Car Garage, Beautiful Views, Very Reasonable Price Please Call: 602-384-7177 Spacious 1,800 Sq/ft. Furnished/Unfurnished, on 1.25 Acres, (Main House) Fenced yard, Garage, In Town, Pets Ok, Horse Stall, $1,200/month 602-290-7282 SPACIOUS 2,700 Sq/ft HOME 1/2 acre w/ Rim & Airport View, 3Bdr/3Bath makes this a great in-law set-up, $1,195.00, 602-763-4397 Get local news delivered to your home twice a week with a subscription to the Payson Roundup. Call 474-5251, x108.

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FINISH LINE ACROSS 1 Thieves 5 Dress down 10 Accomplished 13 English explorer 18 French spa 20 Home on high 21 A mean Amin 22 “Pygmalion” role 23 Start of a remark by Gene Perret 26 On the up and up 27 Director Sergio 28 Grazing ground 29 Overact 31 Have a mortgage 32 Become engaged? 34 EMT’s skill 36 “La Boheme” girl 39 Depravity 42 Heavy metal instrument? 45 Mellow 47 Rajasthani rhythm 48 Coach Parseghian 49 Kayak commander 50 Part 2 of remark 54 Verbal explosion 56 Pittsburgh player 58 Skirt feature 60 Tangle 61 “May I interrupt?” 62 Vision 65 Cookbook phrase 66 Impressive lobby 68 Catches cod 71 Runner Sebastian 72 Karras or Haley 73 Part 3 of remark 77 Suggestive

80 ___ Na Na 81 Beloved 82 Type of aircraft 85 Maestro de Waart 86 Fusillade 88 Khartoum’s river 90 Hopeless case 92 Jeeves or Passepartout 94 Focused 97 Watchful city? 98 Part 4 of remark 101 Perfect 103 One of the Marches 104 Anesthetize 105 Fitting 106 Manuscript enc. 107 Goofy Gomer 108 Field event 111 “___ the fields we go . . .” 113 Ballet movement 115 Overwhelm 116 Recruit personnel 118 Good times 121 Sari site 124 Rent 127 End of remark 131 Party present 132 Myriads of moons 133 “Midnight at the ___” (‘74 hit) 134 “___ Gay” 135 Fight site 136 Room for relaxing 137 Marine leader? 138 Hardware item DOWN 1 Sports official 2 Face shape 3 Ill temper 4 She knew how to get a head

5 Droop 6 Do overhead plastering 7 Sarah ___ Jewett 8 Pale purple 9 “___ volente” 10 “Carpe ___” 11 Turn of phrase 12 Bother 13 “Fantasia” frame 14 Fish-and-chips accompaniment 15 Chauvinist 16 Conductor Seiji 17 Yarn 19 Muse count 24 Snuggle up 25 “The Aeneid” author 30 Jacob’s twin 33 Tint 35 “___ Rider” (‘85 film) 37 Neighbor of Libya 38 Kite part 39 Places to dye 40 One of “The Three Sisters” 41 Jeweler’s weight 43 41st or 43rd President 44 Be there 46 Gets by, with “out” 49 Impromptu 51 Author Jong 52 Patricia of “Hud” 53 Wild wind 55 Deck out 57 Edit a text 59 Duty 61 Menotti title character 63 Have thirds and fourths? 64 Cure 67 ___ Minor

69 Peg for Palmer 70 Footballer Lynn 72 Option 74 Maritime abbr. 75 Turning point 76 Actor Bruce 77 Part of IRS 78 Eliot’s “___ Bede” 79 Fountain order 83 Foe 84 Party hearty 86 Walk like a rooster 87 Recruit-to-be 89 Helen of Troy’s mom 91 Wrath 93 Cubist Rubik? 95 Warning 96 Tivoli’s Villa d’___ 97 Ancient tongue 99 Little devils 100 Bordered on 102 Kreskin’s letters 107 Know-it-all 108 Vow 109 Throw forcefully 110 Resort lake 112 Bucolic 114 Memo start 115 ___ Romeo 117 Actress Sherilyn 119 “Yo!” at the library 120 Move a bit 122 “Blame ___ the Bossa Nova” (‘63 hit) 123 Bill of Rights grp. 125 Every guy is one 126 Cy Young stat 128 Debtor’s letters 129 Govt. agency 130 Beaver or beret

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your ideas are finally reaching those who can appreciate them. But don’t expect any immediate reactions. That will come later. Meanwhile, a personal matter needs your attention. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your energy levels are rising, and you’re feeling restless and eager to get into some activity, whether it’s for profit or just for fun. In either case, the aspects are highly favorable, so go for it. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A relationship seems to be winding down from passionate to passive. It’s up to you to decide what the next step will be. But don’t wait too long to take the initiative. Delay could create more problems. (June 21 to July 22) CANCER A decision looms. But be very sure that this is what you really want before you sign or say anything. Once you act, there’ll be little or no wiggle room for any adjustments. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Money matters improve, but you still need to be cautious with your spending. Also, set aside that Leonine pride for a bit and apologize for contributing to that misunderstanding. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A tempting financial situation could make the usually unflappable Virgo rush in before checking things out. Be alert to possible hidden problems. Get the facts before you act. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) It’s nice to know that you’re finally getting due credit for your efforts. You also should know that new opportunities will follow. A family member brings important news. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Any uncertainty that begins to cloud an impending decision could signal a need to re-examine your reasons for wanting to take on this commitment. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You benefit from taking time out of your currently hectic schedule to do more contemplation or meditation. This will help reenergize you, both in body and soul. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Nursing hurt feelings can zap the energies of even the usually self-confident Sea Goat. Best advice: Move forward. Success is the best balm for a painful ego. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) A display of temperament surprises you, as well as those around you. It could be all that pressure you’re under. Consider letting someone help you see it through. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Some things don’t seem to be working out as you’d hoped. Don’t fret. Instead, take some time out to reassess your plans and see where changes could be made. BORN THIS WEEK: You enjoy traveling and meeting people. You are especially good with children and would make an excellent teacher. © 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

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JUST FOR FUN KING CROSSWORD ACROSS 1 Bar bill 4 Perspire 9 Use a crowbar 12 Knight’s address 13 Actress Berry 14 Fish eggs 15 Alternative to a jail term 17 Eggs 18 Rhyming tribute 19 Vacuum brand 21 Salt companion 24 Opposed to 25 “___ Town” 26 Congeal 28 Cord fiber 31 Cattle drive tool 33 Pooch 35 Location 36 Couches 38 Sphere 40 End for ball or bass 41 Western state 43 Basketball’s Mr. Mourning 45 PBS “Street” 47 Extinct bird 48 Spoon-bender Geller 49 Raise accompaniment, often 54 Id counterpart 55 Bounded along 56 That girl 57 Boxing promoter King 58 Contest submission

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59 Cut the grass DOWN 1 Recipe meas. 2 Atmosphere 3 Kinsman, for short 4 Sunglasses 5 Irrigated 6 Inventor Whitney 7 Hawaiian greeting 8 Mortises’ mates 9 Conditional stipulation 10 Wander 11 365 days 16 Jazz style 20 Elevator name 21 Bursts 22 Modern-day money 23 Lavish supply 27 Also 29 The gamut 30 Letterman rival 32 Information 34 “Frasier” star Kelsey 37 Taste 39 Sanguinary 42 Egret’s cousin 44 Cheerios ingredient 45 Took to court 46 Therefore 50 Choose 51 Doctrine 52 Discoverer’s call 53 Fresh

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