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Travel Ken Brooks offers tips to take the hassle out of travel. PAGE 3
History In Chapter 23 of his ‘Rim Country Places’ series, Stan Brown talks about how Milk Ranch Point got its name. PAGE 5
Benefit Wine in the Pines event to benefit Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels program and Time Out, Inc. PAGE 2
Health Dr. Donohue says diabetic diet can be daunting. PAGE 12
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AROUND RIM COUNTRY
EXPERT GIVES RV TRAVEL TIPS Jaimie Hall Bruzenak, Arizona author and RV lifestyles expert, will share her experience and knowledge about RVing at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 24 in the meeting room of the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road. This free and open to the public event is hosted by the Library Friends of Payson. Light refreshments will be served. Bruzenak has been traveling in an RV full-time and part-time with family or on a solo basis since 1992. She has authored a number of books and e-books on RVing: Various books will be available for purchase during the event and may be signed by the author. Bruzenak owns and operates Pine Country Publishing. Visit her Web site, rvlifestyles.com. For further information, please contact the library at (928) 474-9260.
WINE IN THE PINES Experience a special evening and help two very special Rim Country organizations. Plan to attend Wine in the Pines from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St. The tickets are $25 to participate and $10 for designated drivers. Proceeds will benefit the Time Out Shelter and Payson Senior Center Meals on Wheels program. This will be wine tasting at its finest presented by The Beverage Place of Payson. Come and discover Arizona wines, Fossil Creek cheeses and appetizers to complement the wines. Tickets are available at The Beverage Place, Payson Jewelers and the Payson Senior Center, or may be purchased online at timeoutshelter.org. As a special attraction, there will be “Champagne with Sparkles” — buy a glass of champagne with sparkles for $10 and one lucky winner will receive a beautiful half-carat diamond courtesy of Payson Jewelers, which will have staff on hand to identify the real diamond.
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BACK TO SCHOOL PAYSON COMMUNITY KIDS
As the school season approaches us once again, PCK is working to gather up supplies for the more than 150 underprivileged children right here in Payson. For this Back-to-School Drive we are looking for donations of pencils, pens, paper, crayons, calculators, backpacks and any other art and/or school supplies. If you are able to buy even just one item, it will go to a child who will appreciate it more than you know. Donation boxes are located at Walgreens, The Time-Out Thrift Store, Walmart and Safeway. You may also leave your donations at the PCK center located at 409 S. Tonto St. in Payson. If you would like to make a monetary donation to Payson Community Kids for the Back-to-School Drive instead of buying an item, you may send a check to P.O. Box 1856, Payson, AZ 85547. Thank you for supporting our little ones as they begin their new school adventures. PINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
It is time for the Riff Raff Club’s School Assistance Program. Sheila Deasey, secretary of the Riff Raff Club, will be at the Ponderosa Market in Pine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 27 to collect supplies or cash donations. Here is a list of items that the school needs: No. 2 pencils, washable markers, colored pencils, glue sticks, spiral notebooks, wide- or college-ruled paper, three-ring binders that expand to a maximum of 2 inches; Lysol/Clorox wipes and backpacks. Needed nurse room supplies: Band-Aids, paper towels for ice packs, plastic snack-size bags for ice packs; socks, any size; underwear, sizes 4T-7; hand sanitizer; Lysol/Clorox wipes. Financial donations may also be mailed to the Riff Raff Club, P.O. Box 1941, Pine, AZ 85544 or by contacting email@example.com.
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Meals on Wheels — We deliver smiles. Lunch delivered five days a week. Each day the Senior Center serves more than 140 meals to Payson and Star Valley residents who are homebound. For more information, call (928) 474-4876.
It’s almost that time of the year again — school starts July 29. Children are going to need their vaccines up to date in order to register for school. The state of Arizona will no longer be providing vaccines for any underinsured children. For those who have children that fall into this category, please contact your family doctor as soon as possible to get those school shots. The Gila County Health Department can provide some of the shots your child may need, but you must bring your child’s immunization record and your insurance card when you visit our office. Some of the vaccines are in short supply, so don’t delay. The health department is located at 107 W. Frontier, across the street from the post office, in Payson. Call (928) 474-1210 for more information.
ABOUT TIME OUT INC.
Time Out, a private non-profit agency founded in 1993, provides domestic violence services free of charge. The mission of Time Out is to help individuals break the cycle of domestic violence. Services are available to Arizona residents, although Time Out also shelters women and children who come from outside the state. Each year Time Out improves the safety and well-being of more than 1,600 hotline callers and more than 500 abuse survivors. For more information, contact Time Out, Inc. at (928) 472-8007.
The lakes, rivers and creeks in Rim Country offer fishermen numerous opportunities to catch some trout.
Gila Community College is offering a new class on ecology, BIO226. This 4-credit field trip-based class taught by Dr. Joseph Shannon will include five Arizona biomes — alpine, chaparral, desert, riparian and aquatic. Learn about ecosystems, weather, water, climate change, birds, vegetation and their interactions. The class is from 11 a.m. to 1:50 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Shannon is an assistant research professor and senior ecologist at the Merriam Powell Center for Environmental Research at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. Contact him at Joe.Shannon@eac.edu for additional details on the class. Registration is taking place now and classes start Monday, Aug. 19. For other classes go to www.gilaccc.org or come into the campus at 201 N. Mud Springs Rd., Payson. The offices at the Payson campus of GCC are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
PIXIE HOLLOW TEA PARTY The Payson Public Library will have a Pixie Hollow Tea Party for young ladies ages 4 to 10, Saturday, Aug. 3. There will be a party from 10 a.m. to noon and another from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., with only 25 youngsters participating in each. Registration is taking place now at the library, 328 N. McLane Road. Guests are invited to come dressed as their favorite Pixie Hollow Princess or make use of the accessories the library will have available for the fashion show, which will be at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Parents are asked to remain at the library while their children are at the party. For more information, call Katie at (928) 474-9290.
CHAMPAGNE GARDEN PARTY & PRETTY YARD SALE Ladies, grab your summer hats (or tiaras) and come to A Champagne Garden Party & Pretty Yard Sale. The Payson Community Kids benefit 2013 Champagne Garden Party is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Freegard Garden, 27 Freegard Lane in Star Valley. Tickets are $25 per person. Proceeds will go to the Payson Community Kids, which provides help for “under privileged” children in the community. Tickets can be purchased from Judi Freegard, (928) 517-1034) or Payson Community Kids Director Suzy Tubbs, (928) 978-3256.
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Sue Wieger, a member of the Ladies Professional Golf Association, will host a clinic on sand bunker play from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 25 at Payson Golf Course. The cost is $30 per person. This will be followed by a two-day golf retreat at PGC from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. The theme for the retreat is “Change Your Brain; Change Your Game” and costs $295 per person (bring a friend and save $50 on registration). Register online or call Wieger to reserve a spot. Space is limited for each program. Contact Wieger at www.suewiegergolf.com or call (480) 392-6563.
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TRAVEL TALK | KEN BROOKS
TIPS TO TRAVEL EASY
Several days before traveling out of town on vacation, I begin a list of items that I don’t want to forget. I begin with medications and toiletry needs as well as clothing and all the other things I don’t wish to forget including camera, glasses, etc. So far (knock on wood) I have not yet forgotten anything I required on a trip. Your list will vary according to your destination. Are you spending time in a tropical climate, cool climate, cold and stormy climate? Will you require a raincoat, umbrella, water repellent shoes, swimsuit, towels? Just before packing, my list is usually a stanKEN BROOKS dard page long. First, let’s discuss those areas I don’t believe I want to travel to for various reasons. I suggest staying away from Mexico, Korea, some Middle East countries, as well as West Africa. Check with the U.S. State Department on what the conditions are regarding safety in the country or countries you plan to visit. In the United States during the spring I would avoid so-called tornado alley in parts of Texas and Oklahoma and in the late summer and early fall, the Atlantic Coast in the Florida area because of hurricane season. Lookout for travel scams advertised on the Internet and cable TV. Do not give suppliers advance payment without a written contract. Be sure to use hotel and resort in-room safes for money storage, cameras and passports. If there are none, hide money under lamps and in shoes. There continue to be new airport rules pertaining to security often causing long lines at the airport check-point. You no longer have to remove your shoes if you are 75 or older. The newer rules ban almost all liquids, creams and gels from being carried aboard ﬂights. Pack these items in your checked luggage. You can still bring baby formula, breast milk or juice if you are traveling with a child. TSA says it will be checking carry-on items more completely this summer. Here are some travel tips: Whether you are going abroad or traveling within the U.S., you’ll quickly realize that they do things differently than they do back home. If you do decide to travel to Mexico be aware that you won’t be able to speed the people up there. Most move at a different pace. The same is true in the islands. Hot weather promotes slower motion. Know what the charges will be for your checked baggage. Will a meal be served during your ﬂight and is it complimentary? Southwest Airlines is one of the only airlines ﬂying domestically that does not charge for checked bags. This can change any day. Southwest, however does not offer seat selection as most other carriers do. And, they do not serve any in-ﬂight meals. Be careful not to over pack. You’ll hate carrying your bags around if they weigh too much. If there is only a slight chance you
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might use a piece of clothing, leave it at home. Most cruise ships today are so large you may never be seen even twice by another passenger. Don’t be afraid to get extra miles out the clothes you bring. You might study up on the basics of the language which is in use in the country you plan to visit. Just a little bit of knowledge can help get you out of a jam. Don’t drink tap water if you are in Mexico, South America, the Middle East or any other poor country. Purchase bottled water. And, don’t use ice made from tap water in these locations. Most hotels provide bottled water in the rooms. Be sure to take sunscreen and use it when outside. You can avoid skin cancer by doing so. Be sure to apply often and cover well each time. In many locations pickpockets work the sidewalks, putting wallets and purses at risk. Often two men will work as a team. These robbers are also after your cameras and other hand-carry items. If you are planning a trip to Europe you should know that violent crime is much less of a problem there than here at home. If you are planning a trip to the Caribbean, check with the U.S. State Department regarding which islands may not
be safe. It varies from month to month. If you decide to take a tour around your island, consult your hotel concierge who will suggest coach and private car companies that are reliable. If you rent a car, don’t leave expensive items while you are away from the car. They may be stolen. Your hotel or resort room may have sliding glass doors. Be sure to lock these while you are away from your room. Many travelers forget to do this while on vacation. Never take valuables to the beach. You don’t want to leave purses, wallets or jewelry unattended while you go for a swim. Whatever you do, don’t buy drugs in a foreign country. It may be easy, but be very careful. Tourists wind up in jail almost every day getting caught doing so. Bring a good book to read while relaxing or on public transportation. Make a photocopy of your passport and credit card numbers. Carry these items with you. Also, it’s a lot easier to obtain new articles if you can show authorities copies. Always carry some identiﬁcation. Your wallet, bracelet or card may satisfy this need. Understand your health insurance completely. Some companies will not cover you away from the U.S. You can purchase
travel insurance before leaving home. Mark all your bags inside and out with your name, address and telephone number or a designate appointed by you. Bring two passport size photos and a photocopy of your birth certiﬁcate in case you lose your passport. Keep a wallet-sized card with you that includes emergency phone numbers and U.S. government phone numbers in the country you are visiting. Avoid protest groups. If you see an unattended package, move away and call the police. Ask permission before photographing strangers that you ﬁnd interesting. Do not become the “ugly American” speaking loudly or boorish and never act as though you own the world. Never leave your hotel room unlocked. Do not joke about bombs or smuggled items. Airport authorities will not ﬁnd that funny, nor will you. Many are ﬂying to Hawaii this year to enjoy this bit of heaven. Don’t plan to travel during school holidays. Think about seeing Hawaii during the “off season” of winter. Don’t cram too much sightseeing into one vacation. Spread it around over several visits. Be sure to stick to one or two of the islands.
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AT THE MOVIES
GROWN UPS 2
A pleasant way to pass some time This sequel to “Grown Ups” (2010) played a brother and sister. It is more is just exactly what you might expect. in the low end of the three saw blade The director, Dennis Dugan, also dirange. It is funny in places and not ofrected “Grown Ups” and also the semfensive or terrible. inal Adam Sandler movie, “Happy Also featured in “Grown Ups 2” are Gilmore.” Sandler has been resting on many of his friends including Steve his “Happy Gilmore” success for more Buscemi, Tim Meadows (“WKRP than a decade now and “Grown Ups 2” Cincinnati”) and Saturday Night Live does not change his direction. “Grown Andy McKinney alumni Jon Lovitz and Colin Quinn. Ups 2” is not so much a movie as we Reviewer Basketball great Shaquille O’Neal and think of a movie, but rather a series of professional wrestling legend Stone comedy sketches involving the same Cold Steve Austin also have supporting set of characters. roles. Salma Hayek and Maya Rudolph play two The story line is that the four amigos from of the wives of the four pals. “Grown Ups” are now all living in the small town Adam Sandler made a lot of movies that peowhere they grew up. They want their own chil- ple paid good money to see. That is all we ask of dren to have the same experience of small town Hollywood. Make movies that people want to see. virtues that they had. Well, as we might foresee, He made us smile often and occasionally he made stuff happens, and fortunately a lot of the stuff is us laugh. Once in a while, he even made us stop pretty funny. On the other hand, there is a lot of and think about ourselves and the big world. The stuff that remains just stuff. The writing is very infinite patience his character showed in “50 uneven and we bounce from funny bits to bits First Dates” comes to mind. I think of him somethat are at best flat. times when my patience wears thin and it helps Sandler likes to bring in his old pals to enliven me. his films, or to feed at his trough if you will. His “Grown Ups 2” will make fans smile and it co-stars are Kevin James, Chris Rock and David keeps us out of the summer heat for one hour and Spade, all from the former film. They are as far 41 minutes. This inoffensive, unspectacular comfrom their historic best in “Grown Ups 2” as is edy is rated a tame PG-13. Is it scant praise to Adam Sandler himself. This is not nearly as bad simply say, “It’s a pretty good Adam Sandler as Sandler’s recent “Jack and Jill” where he film”?
Godzilla meets Transformers “Pacific Rim” comes in third in the trustworthy Hannibal Chau, a black box office race with a whopping $37.3 market dealer in Kaiju parts. million. When aliens known as Kaiju The story line was very simple and rise from the sea, the government beclose to “Godzilla” — giant Kaiju atgins the Jaeger (ya ger) program tacks city/earth, government fights where they build giant robots to fight back. the monsters — “To fight monsters, we “Pacific Rim” was just non-stop accreated monsters.” tion. It couldn’t go five minutes without “Pacific Rim” was based off of the Anthony Tantimonaco some type of action scene, whether it screenplay written by Travis Teen reviewer was robot and alien or human vs. Beacham, who also wrote the movie human. The action scenes were amaztie-in “Pacific Rim: Tales from Year ing, I had the pleasure of seeing it in 3Zero.” Beacham got the idea for the movie while D and it made the fights even better. The only walking along the California coastline on a foggy thing I wasn’t too much a fan of was one of the morning. The shape of the pier looked like a ocean fights. The water kept splashing around creature rising from the water, and he imagined everywhere and made the fight hard to follow, a large robot waiting on the shore to battle it. but other than that, they were excellent. The CGI “Pacific Rim”s brings together the acting and they used for the Kaiju was so good they looked story line type from the many “Godzilla” movies, as real as it could get. and the amazing CGI and action from the wellNow you might be asking what a Kaiju is, well known “Transformer” movies. With both of the Japanese translation is “strange creature” these combined, the movie turned out to be or “giant monster.” Sound familiar? That’s right, pretty good. sounds a lot like the “Godzilla” monsters, and “Pacific Rim” features a lot of not so well that’s because that was what was intended. known actors like Charlie Hunnam who plays Guillermo Del Toro intended for this film to be a the main role in the film “Raleigh Becket,” Rinko massive tribute to the old “Godzilla” classics. Kikuch who performs the role of Mako. But unIf you stick around to the very end of the credfortunately the acting of some of these people its you will see that “Pacific Rim” is dedicated to was not good enough to really put them on the the movie monster masters Ray Harryhausen map. For instance Hunnam’s character Charlie and Ishiro Honda. Ray Harryhausen is the fahas no accent, but every time he says Mako’s mous man behind the stop motion monsters in name, his voice comes out as a really bad Japan- many famous movies like “Clash of the Titans” ese-like accent, it gets very annoying. and multiple “Sinbad” movies. Ishiro Honda is But there are a couple well-known actors the man behind the entire “Godzilla” franchise. such as Idris Elba (“Thor,” “The Losers,” etc.), So all together it wasn’t the best movie of the who plays Marshal Stacker. Along with Ron summer and it wasn’t the worst, it was good. If Perlman (“Hellboy,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “The you are a fan of non-stop hardcore action, or a Season of the Witch,” etc.), who plays the un- “Godzilla” fan, then this is the movie to see.
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RIM HISTORY RIM HISTORY BACK WHEN | STAN BROWN
RIM COUNTRY PLACES
CHAPTER 23: MILK RANCH POINT
When a person looks at the Mogollon Rim from most locations in Payson, Milk Ranch Point is easy to recognize, jutting like a crooked ﬁnger into the foothills east of Pine. This distinctive name was not bestowed on it when the cartographer with General Crook and his chief aide John Bourke made the earliest map in 1870. His name was Webber and he placed his name on the creek that had its headwaters on the east side of what he simply labeled “the promontory.” On the west side of the promontory he named the drainage “Krausses Creek” — later to be named Pine Creek. The 1880s were eventful years in the settlement of the Rim Country. Mormon families sent to establish a community founded Mazatzal City on the East Verde River and the town of Pine on the creek they named for the magniﬁcent forest. A number of the families based their economic welfare on raising cattle. The herds could graze in the lovely meadows just west of the village as well as browse throughout the forest. During the warm summer months it was the custom to drive the cattle up onto the Rim where the grasses were fresh and lush. Mike Anderson in his history of Pine, refers to this cattle industry and says, “A number of families participated in this commercial activity, among them the Fullers, Randalls, Lazears, Hunts and Allens.” The families all had separate brands and ran their STAN BROWN cattle together, as was customary in the 1880s before fences were introduced. At roundup time they worked together, separating the cattle by brands. The country both below and on the Mogollon Rim was riddled with canyons making the roundups difﬁcult. Oral histories indicate that the Rial Allen family was probably the ﬁrst to take advantage of the Rim for grazing cattle and dairy cows. This was accommodated by a trail leading up from their home in Pine, and they soon were selling dairy products to the residents of Pine. Other potential customers included travelers and freighters along the nearby Crook Road. The Allens grazed cattle there from early spring to autumn and the establishment of a dairy farm on the promontory was a natural development. It wasn’t long before the easily identiﬁed point on the Rim was called Milk Ranch Point. Rial Allen was a bishop in the church at Pine and the Mormon custom of assistance to the needy found a response in his wife Susan. In 1881 she established the Ward’s relief society, and milk, butter and cheese were welcome gifts in the distri-
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The Mineral Belt Railroad brought supplies across the Rim to construct the rail line.
bution. Other Pine families also ran cattle on the Rim, and some of their descendants are fond of associating the origins of the name of the Point with their own ancestors. The grandson of John I. Hunt, Kenneth Miller, said there was a cabin up there on Courtesy photo the ﬂat meadow where his fam- Looking east from Milk Ranch Point ily’s summer ranch was located. “It is possible this is the story of a deceased ranger met with a the way Milk Ranch Point got its name,” dead end. Another report indicates how far off he told me in a letter from his home in Krebs, Okla. “My mother Katie Chloe the mark some “traditions” can be. A forFuller Miller told me they used to take est ranger at Happy Jack told me the Milk their milk cows up on the Point from Pine. Ranch Point was named after a goat They had a cabin up there where they ranch owned by James Baker (a cattlespent the summer, making cheese and man from Prescott) and that he furnished butter for the winter. My grandmother’s goat milk to the Army working on the name was Ellen Celeste Woodward Crook Road. Of course the Crook Road Fuller.” She was the wife of Pine patri- was built from 1872 to 1875, before Baker was in Arizona, and at a time herding any arch Elijah Knapp Fuller. The close-knit Mormon settlers in Pine animals in the region would be sure to inintermarried and so the origin of place vite Indian attacks. Other reports about Milk Ranch Point names claimed by one family may apply include Andrew Pyeatt grazing goats to several families. The Miller family, ancestors of Ken- around Baker Butte in 1882. Lufkin Hunt neth Miller, was headed by Pryor Miller told me he never heard of any goats on who came to Strawberry around 1885, the Rim. “The grass was not right for married in 1888 and moved to Pine. There them.” Peggy Randall (Mrs. Wendell) said a he built a two-story house with stones from Pine Creek. In addition to being a Mr. Dickerson ran cattle up there in sumteacher, Miller was a cattle rancher and mer, and made cheese, which he sold in participated in the grazing rights on the Camp Verde. She also told me there were Rim. His activity up there gave rise to a couple of buildings on the Milk Ranch naming one of the canyons Miller’s Point that were destroyed by logging opCanyon. Much later in time, the forest erations in the 1980s. The purpose of dairy farms on Milk rangers called it McCarty’s Canyon for the state game warden by that name Ranch Point was given an even larger found there dead. All attempts to unveil purpose in 1883. A group of investors in
The grave of Ellen Fuller in Pine. She and her family were among those who ran cattle on the Rim.
New York were responding to the dream of a man named Colonel James W. Eddy. He imagined a railroad line running from the Atlantic and Paciﬁc transcontinental railroad going through Flagstaff, down over the Mogollon Rim, through Payson, over to the mines at Globe, and thence on to the Gulf of Mexico. It would connect the lumber, cattle and copper resources of Arizona to a worldwide seaport. It was a big enough picture to set everyone’s heart racing and minds spinning. As for Pine and the Milk Ranch Point, it meant a market for daily products among the railroad workers. In May 1883, a survey was completed from Flagstaff to the edge of the Rim, and in December of that year the order CONTINUED ON PAGE 7
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COVER STORY | PETE ALESHIRE
Losing a battle of wits with a fishy nitwit Man, I’m flying. Well, I’m not flying, exactly — but my little caddis fly dry pattern is whipping back and forth overhead with the insectish verisimilitude of Superman in 3-D. I’m like, golden, dude, standing on the wet crossing of the East Verde with enough fly line unfurling overhead to make two first downs. I kid you not: I’m that good. Rainbows rise on every hand, each setting off little ripples of hope. Some hungry monster trout noses the water off to my right — daring me. I let loose my long line. The imitation insect alights on the water just above my target. It floats sluggishly downstream — perfectly placed. Float. Float. Float. Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. Recover. Recoil. Backcast. Let loose. Repeat. Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. I stifle a riffle of stress. Now, normally, I’d be perfectly happy just to have so much fly line in the air all at once, working a stretch of water that definitely has fish in it on a work day. But I made a big mistake a couple of days ago. I stopped to chat with Dennis Pirch, our outdoor columnist. We quickly agreed to link arms in a crusade to promote the East Verde River as a trout stream. Arizona Game and Fish and the Payson Chapter of Trout Unlimited have already developed a plan to improve the trout habitat there. The timing’s perfect, since the Town of Payson has lots of heavy equipment up there to build the Blue Ridge pipeline, and an unused $250,000 in the budget for stream habitat enhancement. But I digress. I was going to explain how the seemingly benign Dennis Pirch complicated my effort to reach a higher state of consciousness with a fly line mantra. See, I made the mistake of bragging to Dennis about my last East Verde outing. He’s the outdoor icon I have ever aspired to become. He’s done things like water ski behind a sturgeon the length of Roosevelt Lake, train wolf cubs as bird dogs and teach grizzly bears how to break a double arm bar wrestling hold. So he’s a little intimidating for an outdoors duffer like me. But I don’t have that many wham-bam trout days, so I’d be jiggered if I wasn’t going to brag a little. Fortunately, I had the foresight not to reveal my tally: Which totaled three. He congratulated me enthusiastically — seemingly sincere. He’s like that: Gratingly generous in spirit. He said he loves fishing the East Verde. Said a friend of his worked the creek last week. Said he caught and released more than 30 trout. Thirty. THIRTY. As in three dozen. Thirty. So here I am again, casting my fly upon the waters. I’ve never in my life had 30 nibbles, never mind, three dozen trout in hand. So, I’m like, feeling pressure. Doesn’t help that I know I’m up against a bunch of
clueless hatchery rainbows — and still not catching anything. Turns out, hatchery rainbows are the aimless and stunted offspring of some pretty awesome wild trout. Rainbow trout emerged as their own species in the ebb and flow of a sequence of Ice Ages some 40,000 years ago, as the advance and retreat of the ice sheets and glaciers created and then isolated a great network lakes and rivers. The beautiful rainbows wound up in a series of streams along the Pacific Coast of North America. They’re genetically almost identical to steelheads, which start off as little trout in headwater streams and lakes before migrating out into the great blue ocean. There, they live for 11 years and grow to 55 pounds. They eventually return to the rivers of their birth like salmon, swimming upstream to spawn. By contrast, the largest rainbow caught in Arizona came out of Willow Beach in the Colorado River — a 32inch-long beast that tipped the scales at 22 pounds, 5.5 ounces. Now endangered, mostly as a result of all our dam building, steelhead trout still haunt the oceans and swim to a handful of headwaters to continue the ancient cycle. One recent study by researchers from Oregon State University discovered that ocean-going steelheads continue to mix their genes (delicate phrase, that) with wild rainbows, which never venture out to sea. In fact, the study found that 40 percent of the genes in the struggling steelhead population came from the still-wild rainbows. Interestingly, the hatchery rainbows apparently mingle genetically very little with the steelheads or their wild rainbow cousins. The study suggests wild rainbows and ocean steelheads are really a single species, with a mysteriously diverse lifestyle. That strikes me as very interesting — although not particularly helpful with my developing spiritual crisis.
I cast again. The fly floats down through a whole crater field of ripples left by rising trout. No bite. No nibble. No heart-stopping swirl below the surface. I frown. At this moment, a giant trout — maybe a steelhead — launches himself from the stream, traveling in a graceful arch over my fly, before landing on the far side with a thunderous splash. In fact, the wave sinks my fly, like a fleet of garbage barges in a tsunami. That’s it. I don’t have to take this. I’m gonna get my camera. Just do me one favor: Don’t tell Dennis.
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Milk Ranch Point FROM PAGE 5
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SPICY MUSTARD CHICKEN KEBABS Servings: 4 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 2 tablespoons Pompeian OlivExtra Premium Mediterranean Blend 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon Pompeian White Wine Vinegar 1 pound raw boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and black pepper 1 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks To make sauce, place 3 tablespoons mustard in medium bowl. Add oil and garlic powder, and whisk until uniform. Cover and refrigerate. To make marinade, in small bowl, combine vinegar with remaining 2 tablespoons mustard. Stir until uniform. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken and marinade in large sealable plastic bag. Remove as much air as possible and seal. Gently knead marinade into chicken through bag. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Meanwhile, if using wooden skewers, soak four in water for 20 minutes to prevent burning. Alternately thread marinated chicken and onion chunks onto skewers. Bring grill to medium-high heat. Brush both sides of kebabs with sauce. Grill kebabs for 5 minutes with grill cover down. Flip kebabs and grill for 6 to 8 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Enjoy.
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JALAPEÑO PEACH SHRIMP SKEWERS Servings: 4 2 cups canned peach slices packed in juice, drained and blotted dry 2 tablespoons Pompeian Grapeseed Oil 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeño pepper 1 teaspoon Pompeian White Wine Vinegar 1 teaspoon brown sugar (not packed) 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 12 ounces (about 20) raw large shrimp, peeled, tails removed, deveined If using wooden skewers, soak four in water for 20 minutes to prevent burning. To make sauce, place 1/4 of the peach slices in small food processor or blender. Add the rest of the ingredients except shrimp and remaining peach slices and puree until smooth. Transfer half of the sauce to small bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve (for dipping). Bring grill to medium-high heat. Evenly thread shrimp and remaining peach slices onto skewers. Brush both sides with some of remaining sauce. Grill until shrimp are cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes per side, brushing with remaining sauce as they cook. Serve with refrigerated sauce for dipping.
HUNGRY GRILLED ROMAINE SALAD Servings: 2 1 tablespoon Pompeian Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 large heart romaine lettuce, halved lengthwise 2 dashes each salt and black pepper 1/4 cup diced tomato 1/4 cup diced red onion 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese 2 tablespoons finely chopped basil 2 tablespoons Pompeian Balsamic Vinegar Bring grill to high heat. Drizzle and brush 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil onto cut sides of each romaine half. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lay romaine halves on grill, cut sides down. Grill until slightly charred, 1 to 2 minutes. Plate romaine halves, cut sides up. Top with tomato, onion, cheese and basil. In small bowl, whisk vinegar with remaining 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Drizzle atop salad and enjoy. Source: Pompeian and Family Features
went out to begin construction. To the east of Milk Ranch Point, workers began blasting a tunnel into the side of the Rim in a side canyon from the upper East Verde River. The isolated location meant workers had to live on the spot, and they built stone houses near the springs that formed the East Verde. It was about a nine-mile trip along the Crook Road for dairy ranchers to deliver products to these workers. At the same time the rail bed was being cleared and the rails laid from Flagstaff, south through the forest. The Riordans, a lumbering family in Flagstaff, contracted with the Mineral Belt Railroad, as it was called, to furnish the ties and timbers. Two hundred men were working on the project, and there was a great demand for the Mormons’ dairy products. These had to be transported to the advancing site, but each month brought it closer to the farms. Slowly the rail line crept toward the edge of the Rim until by the spring of 1887 it had advanced 35 miles south of Flagstaff. The trains were running and carried some of the milk and cheese back to stores in the city. A passenger and freight station was established 10 miles south of Mormon Lake and the train carried loggers and passengers in addition to material for building to rail line. A saloon in Flagstaff was even named The
Mineral Belt, and people on both ends of the project had stars in their eyes. Milk Ranch Point had made its mark on the maps, a place now recognized above and below the Mogollon Rim. Then on Oct. 15, 1886, work on the rail line came to a sudden halt. Col. Eddy’s funding had run out, backers withheld their further support and payrolls could not be met. In December 1887, the Riordan family bought the railroad at a tax auction for $40,440. They would not extend the line further, but would use it to supply their lumber mill. This outlet for the dairy families had lasted but a little over three years. The collapse of the railroad was an economic setback for them, but they did not cry over spilt milk. Pine was thriving, as was nearby Payson, and the demand for dairy products was only growing. Milk Ranch Point would continue for some decades to warrant its name. SOURCES
“A Short History of Payson” by Ira Murphy “Grazing On The Tonto,” a paper delivered in 1922 by Fred Crixen “Early Settlement of Pine Arizona” by Mike Anderson, March 1993 (doctoral thesis, in author’s files and museum) Oral History with Sarah Amanda McDonald Lockwood (July 1994 in Globe) and others as noted in the text Jerrell G. Johnson, paper on history of Pine
Stan Brown photo
Bear tracks in the mud on top of Milk Ranch Point show the area is not as isolated as it might seem.
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LIQUID FUEL FOR SCHOOL ACROSS 1 Brother of Harpo and Groucho 6 Impress in stone 10 Kind of orange or Indian 15 General ___ chicken 19 Like Cato 20 Spicy tea 21 Move spirally 22 Greet loudly 23 ___ flowing with milk and honey 24 Lewis of track 25 Winter song 26 Unsightly 27 Start of a riddle 31 I-80, e.g. 32 Eternally, poetically 33 Unduly 34 Prefix for “ear” or “gold” 36 Riddle, part 2 45 A birdie beats it 46 Yr. parts 47 Voice mail prompts 48 Run away to wed 49 Riddle, part 3 54 Pros at spinning LPs 55 “Well, I’ll be!” 56 Widen, as pupils 57 Very long time unit 59 Ogden’s state 61 Prefix with conservative 64 1983 Woody Allen film 66 Jamb’s place 68 Rhode Island city 71 Riddle, part 4 76 Actor Pierce
77 Restrain 78 Dr. Seuss’ “The ___ the Hat” 79 Kind of milk 80 ___ me tangere 82 University mil. program 84 Eight-armed cephalopods 88 Skin blemish 90 Debut on the NYSE 92 Riddle, part 5 94 Bird or plane 97 Thrown 99 City in Brazil, briefly 100 Turf 101 End of the riddle 107 Nipper the dog’s corp. 108 Maintain the status ___ 109 Start for existing 110 Electrolysis particle 111 Riddle’s answer 121 Sci-fi sights 122 Sanders of baseball and football 123 Seedy bar 124 Innocent 125 Griffin of talk TV 126 Spin ___ (do some taletelling) 127 Holiday preceders 128 Like a pixie 129 Get ready for surgery 130 Emerson work 131 Auto ding 132 Winter vehicles DOWN 1 Grumpy sort 2 Golf target 3 Apple type 4 Baseless rumor 5 At one’s post
6 Caesar’s “Lo!” 7 Bangkok cuisine 8 Actress/singer Irene 9 Jewish campus organization 10 Academy Award nomination 11 Waver 12 Snobs put them on 13 Beards, e.g. 14 Singer Cass 15 Dull, heavy sound 16 Big cactus 17 Crankcase attachment 18 Devious 28 Six, in Italian 29 Whip mark 30 Checking account lure 35 Bakery loaf option 36 Whizzed 37 Cabby’s car 38 River in Kazakhstan 39 Abbr. for someone with only one given name 40 Flip out 41 Arthur of tennis fame 42 Bodily harm 43 Liza Minnelli ex David 44 Bullring bravo 50 Labyrinths 51 Austere 52 Dependent 53 “It’s ___ for!” 55 Slummy districts 58 GI’s refusal 60 Author Seton 61 Negative conjunction 62 Hosp. sections 63 Mel of baseball 65 “This ___ time for jokes!” 67 As ___ (henceforth)
69 “___ way did he go?” 70 Calico horse 71 Sit-ups’ targets 72 To’s counterpart 73 Kid’s amuser 74 Cause to err 75 He debated with Obama 81 Tulip relative 83 “Comin’ ___ the Rye” 85 Kick out of office 86 Map out 87 “... and ___ it all again!” 88 Alphabet-ending letter 89 Baghdad native 91 A single cent 93 Suited ___ tee 94 Christmas tree, often 95 Satan 96 Animator Freleng, a.k.a. “Friz” 97 CBers’ cops 98 Dog’s sound 102 Dairy treat 103 Like some grapes 104 Be horizontal 105 Des ___, Iowa 106 Standing by in readiness 112 “Please reply” abbr. 113 Actresses Carrere and Texada 114 Israeli ring dance 115 Almost half a dozen 116 Cooking chamber 117 Take 115-Down 118 Prevalent 119 Fervent 120 YMCA part 121 Sports arbiter
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A longtime situation starts to move into a new phase. The question for the uncertain Lamb right now is whether to move with it. Facts emerge by midmonth to help you decide. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A talent for organizing your priorities allows the Divine Bovine to enjoy a busy social life and not miss a beat in meeting all workplace and/or family commitments. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) What began as a dubious undertaking has now become one of your favorite projects. Your enthusiasm for it rallies support from other doubters-turned-believers. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Accept the help of friends to get you through an unexpectedly difficult situation. There’ll be time enough later to investigate how all this could have happened so fast. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Change is a major factor for the Big Cat through midmonth. Be prepared to deal with it on a number of levels, including travel plans and workplace situations. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You might not like all the changes that have begun to take place around you. But try to find something positive in at least some of them that you can put to good use. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A family member’s unsettling experience could create more problems if it’s not handled with care and love. And who’s the best one to offer all that? You, of course. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) It might not be the right time for you to start a new venture. But it’s a good time to start gathering facts and figures so you’ll be set when the GO! sign lights up. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) The sagacious Sagittarius should have no trouble deciding between those who can and those who cannot be trusted to carry out a workplace commitment. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Surprise, surprise. It looks as if that one person you once thought you could never hope to win over to your side suddenly just might choose to join you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) You might have to set aside your pride for now and accept a change that isn’t to your advantage. Cheer up. There’ll be time later to turn this around in your favor. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Your creative self emerges as dominant through midmonth. This should help you restart that writing or arts project you’ve left on the shelf for far too long. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a way of encouraging others by example to come out from the shadows and enjoy life to the fullest. © 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.
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JUST FOR FUN KING CROSSWORD ACROSS 1 Humpty’s perch 5 ___ out (relax) 8 Applaud 12 Others (Lat.) 13 Mrs. McKinley 14 Helper 15 Dracula’s ilk 17 Nasty 18 Before 19 Fellows 20 Reject disdainfully 21 Quid pro ___ 22 3, on the phone 23 Counterfeit 26 Spoke highly of 30 Met melody 31 Bliss 32 Italy’s capital 33 “Oh, what a ___ web we weave ...” 35 Underneath 36 Wrestling surface 37 Storefront sign abbr. 38 DJ’s creation 41 Twosome 42 Ostrich’s cousin 45 Tresses 46 Shortcircuits the ignition 48 Slave to crosswords? 49 Joan of ___ 50 Workbench attachment 51 Nays’ opponents 52 ___-jongg 53 12 months
DOWN 1 Greet silently 2 Winged 3 Key ___ pie 4 Once around the track 5 Migratory songbird 6 Biblical garden 7 Petrol 8 S’mores are often cooked over them 9 Stead 10 Jewish month 11 Teller’s partner 16 Don of radio fame 20 Vast expanse 21 Marshes 22 Parched 23 Cudgel 24 Man-mouse link 25 Martini ingredient 26 Spacecraft compartment 27 Scale member 28 Comedian Philips 29 Morning moisture 31 Lustrous black 34 Remiss 35 Forehead 37 Starsky’s pal 38 Perlman of “Cheers” 39 Simple 40 Gold digger’s place? 41 Nickelodeon’s explorer 42 Great Lake 43 Arizona city 44 Addict 46 Easter entree, often 47 Wall climber
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KING CROSSWORD Find the listed words in the diagram. They run in all directions — forward, backward, up, down and diagonally.
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Sit on the front porch of this 2,000 square foot,3B/2B Home with a 600sf detached studio/officer on nearly 2 acres Overlooking the East Verde River. The river flows past the front porch and limestone formations tower out the back porch. Gigantic master bedroom suite with a fireplace and a walk-in closet. Pine paneling, giant living room, big picture windows, two fireplaces, 1.82 acres of boulders and oaks. Plenty of room for kids and visitors. Listed at $319,000 for one of the few riverfront properties in Arizona. 548 W. Eleanor Dr, East Verde Estates. Call: Realty One Group, Deborah Rose-Ellis (928) 978-0063 or Deborah@sellspayson.com Stunning 3000sf, 4/3 in Middle RV on 1.2/3 Acres, Excellent Well, Even has Inside Pool, Possible Lease/Purchase, $285,000. 928-978-4011
Very Private Setting Surrounded by Trees!
INCOME PROPERTY FOR SALE Income Property - Overgaard 2 Mobile Homes on 2 Adjoining separate 1/2 acre Lots, Tall Trees, $119K Terms, Owner/Broker 480-229-6652
LAND FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL 1+ACRE, Lower Round Valley, Flat, Usable, Backs to Forest, Great Well Included, Just Minutes to Town, $69,500. Terms. 928-978-4011
Mario & Mario Landscaping and Masonry Complete Landscaping & Irrigation, Tree Service and Removal. Rock, Retaining Walls, Block Fencing Walls, Wrought Iron Fences. Flagstone & Concrete Driveways, Pavers and Sidewalks. Licensed, Bonded and Insured. Accepting all Major Credit Cards. 1-855-424-3118 or 928-282-3118 Silver’s Landscaping & Concrete Concrete & Block, Fences, Paint, etc. Free Estimates, Cell 928-468-6764 Ask for Silverio
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In town/ quiet/ 3 bd/2.5ba./bonus room/ 2C Garage/kitchen appliances/fence/walk/parks/sc hools/ $989/mo. + dep Pets/Pet Fee 928 474-2724 or 602 358-1722.
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Move-In Ready 3Br/2Ba MF-Home, Privacy Fenced Too! Priced Right at $104,000. Call Anita Weisbrod, Dominion Real Estate Partners LLC, 928-978-2480
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Very Nice & Clean 2Br/1Ba, Great In Town Location, Includes Cable. $650.mo + Deposit. Call Martha 928-951-5521
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Rent this Riverfront Paradise The huge front porch overlooks the East Verde River. The back porch overlooks an acre of boulders and oaks. The 2,000-square-foot house has a gigantic master bedroom suite with a fireplace. Guest bedroom has its own bathroom, with two bonus rooms downstairs. Huge living room/dining room off hickory paneled kitchen. Fish the stocked stream out front or stroll downstream to swimming holes on Forest Service land. Asking $1,400 a month. Come by and check it out at 548 W. Eleanor Dr, East Verde Estates. Call: Realty One Group, Deborah Rose-Ellis (928) 978-0063 or Deborah@sellspayson.com
MOBILES FOR SALE 1983 Golden West DoubleWide, 28x52, 3Br/2Ba, Fair Condtion, $6,900. to be moved. 817-240-7884 55+Park 705 E. Miller #29, 2Br/1Ba 12x65, Covered Patio, Screened Porch, Nice Yard, All Appliances, Storage, Furnished, New Carpet, Park Owned, $4000. 928-978-2658 Foreclosures: 30 Homes, both New and PreOwned to Choose From, Free Delivery, Call Bronco Homes, 1-800-487-0712 Great Opportunity to own your own home 2Br/1Ba, $4900, OWC w/$1500 down payment, 928-978-3880 or 928-978-6057 REPOS: 2, 3, & 4 Bedrooms, Starting from $9,989. Call Bronco Homes: 1-800-487-0712
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HOMES FOR RENT 1119 N. William Tell Circle 2Br/1.5Bth Home for Lease $800.mo + $400.Deposit, First/Last, Avail.Now Contact Ruben @ (602)931-2510 2Bd/2ba, Cute, Bright House, Close to town, Nice Neighborhood, Wrap Around Deck, Fenced Yard, $695.mo, Call 888-900-7570 2Br/1Ba W/D hookup, Fenced Yard, 7612 Caballero, $595. + Dep. & Utilities, 928-595-1402
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Extra Nice-Great Neighborhood, 2Br/2.5Ba, Den & Carport, W/D, Refrigerator and Stove, Pets-No, $875.mo + Dep. Call 626-287-4104 IN PAYSON, Quiet NE Area, 3Br/2Ba, Very Clean, New Paint, Carpet and Blinds, Easy Care, Fenced Yard, Garage & Storage, $895.mo, 602-647-2014 Or 928-468-1068
RIM REVIEW • JULY 24, 2013
TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH
Diabetic diet can be daunting BY PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D. 2013 NORTH AMERICA SYND., INC.TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: What should I eat with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol? All the advice I get tells me what I cannot eat — no potatoes, no bread, no crackers, no cereal, no fruit. Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, I don’t know what to eat. — C.L. ANSWER: The diet for type 1 and type 2 diabetes is not as restrictive as it once was. You can eat all the foods you mentioned. Sugar also can be eaten, something that was strictly prohibited in the past. You have to use it in moderation, and it’s best to save sugar calories for other carbohydrates by using artificial sweeteners.Weight reduction, if applicable to you, is the best way for you to control blood sugar. A 5 percent to 10 percent weight loss is a sure way to keep blood sugar where it should be. For high blood pressure, limit salt. You ought not to eat more than 1,500 mg a day of sodium. Read the sodium content of foods on their nutrition labels. For cholesterol control, cut back on fatty meats and whole-fat dairy products. You can use low-fat dairy. Carbohydrates are an issue with diabetes. Carbohydrates are sugars and starches. They should constitute 50 percent to 55 percent of your total daily calories. Fruits (yes, you can eat them), vegetables, cereals, breads, crackers, pastas and similar foods are carbohydrates. You have to get a book that lists the calorie content of foods and their protein, fat and carbohydrate makeup. These guides are in all bookstores, and they’re cheap. Breakfast shouldn’t be a problem. You can drink orange juice if you like it, have cereal, have toast and drink coffee or whatever. You need a coach in the form of a dietitian. The dietitian can help you navigate through the difficulties of understanding a diabetic diet. Your doctor or the local hospital can put you in touch with one. You also need to contact the American Diabetes Association, whose Web site is www.diabetes.org. Or call 1-800-342-2383. The association will provide you with tons of information on diet and on diabetes in general.The booklet on diabetes presents this illness and its treatments in detail. Readers can obtain a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue — No. 402W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipient’s printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a 59-year-old man. About five years ago, I had my spleen removed due to a traumatic injury. I was vaccinated with the pneumococcus vaccine. I was told that it would last a lifetime. Does that apply to a person without a spleen? — J.K. ANSWER: The spleen is an integral part of the immune system. People who don’t have one are more susceptible to infections and, in particular, to pneumococcal infections. The pneumococcus (NEW-moeKOK-us) causes pneumonia and potentially lethal blood infections. People without a spleen need a second dose of the vaccine five years after the first dose. The pneumococcal vaccine is popularly called the pneumonia vaccine. 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 328536475.