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Tidbits of The Mid-Columbia • "Bhang lassi" is an Indian milkshake whose main ingredient is marijuana. • According to British law, any unclaimed swan swimming in the open waters of England and Wales belongs to the queen. The law originated in medieval times when swans were a delicacy for the wealthy.

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• "Gingerphobia" is a fear of redheads.

• Autism is more common than childhood cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. • A bizarre dream in which cannibals surrounded him and prepared to cook him as they waved spears helped inspire Elias Howe's invention of the sewing machine. When he awoke, he remembered that the spears had holes in their shafts and moved up and down.

• The Russians arrived 12 days late to the 1908 Olympics because they were using the wrong (i.e., Julian) calendar. • In 1995, a woman in Sweden lost her wedding ring while cooking for Christmas. Understandably distraught, she looked everywhere for it and even pulled up her kitchen floor, but didn't see it again until 16 years later, when, while gardening, she discovered it encircling a carrot that had sprouted in the middle of it.

To Advertise Call 509-734-1186 • The amount of copper on the Arizona capitol building roof is equivalent to nearly 5 million pennies. • Bumblebees can fly higher than Mt. Everest. • Because he got a 25% profit share of merchandise, Elvis Presley manager Colonel Tom Parker was always in search of new ways to get fans to lay down some cash. One of the most notable was marketing to Presley's haters with badges that read "I Hate Elvis" and "Elvis is a Jerk." Thought for the Day: "The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one." -- J.D. Salinger (c) 2021 King Features Synd., Inc.

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(CONTINUED FROM COVER) • On September 4, 1890, President Benjamin Harrison established the U.S. Board of Geographic Names and appointed ten men to bring order out of the chaos.

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• Twin Forks, Washington was in dire financial straits when someone suggested they rename the town after a really rich American. The reasoning went that this rich individual, after being informed of the honor, would cough up a bunch of money and save the town. George Pullman, inventor of the Pullman railroad car, was chosen. They sent him a letter telling him of the name change and their financial plight, and eagerly awaited the response. The result was a polite letter and a check for $50. Pullman had already had a town named after him: Pullman, Illinois.

• Edwinton, North Dakota was also suffering from a money crunch when they decided they could appeal to the entire country of Germany by giving their town a German name. They renamed the town Bismarck after Prince Otto von Bismarck, who was chancellor of Germany. Town officials were hoping that the name change would draw the attention of wealthy German investors. The Germans were flattered but did not invest. Regardless, Bismarck is now the capital of North Dakota. • In California, some executives needed the support of an influential banker named Ralston, so they declared that they were going to name a new town after him. Mr. Ralston said he was not worthy of the honor and declined. The executives, amazed at his modesty, named the town Modesto instead.

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• Pioneer Ezra Meeker thought his hometown of Franklin, Washington, was a boring name. He decided to change the name to the Indian word Puyallup just because he liked it. It’s an Indian word meaning “generous people.” No one objected, so the name was changed. • Folks in a town named Mole Hill in West Virginia decided to rename the place Mountain, thus becoming the first people to actually make a Mountain out of a Mole Hill. • Settlers in Pennsylvania had a hard time making a living and named their community

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Skunk’s Misery as a result. Then the Slocum brothers set up a forge and a distillery and convinced residents that it would be hard for them to make a name for themselves if they came from a town named Skunk’s Misery. The town was renamed Unionville. When the forge and distillery became successful, the people renamed the town Slocum’s Hollow in honor of the men who were providing them with jobs. But then the businesses failed and the Slocums left town, and the town was renamed for President Harrison. Next the Scranton brothers arrived and set up a new forge which flourished. The town name was changed to Scrantonia, then shortened to Scranton. It remains Scranton, PA today.

A LITTLE LIBRARY BRIBERY • In 1917, Thomas Bicknell announced that he would donate a library to any town in Utah that would rename itself Bicknell in his honor. The town of Thurber and the town of Grayson both jumped at the chance. What to do? Bicknell named one town after himself and the other town after his wife, whose maiden name was Blanding. The books were evenly split between the two towns.

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Tidbits of The Mid-Columbia Butt went on to create and star in another series called "Hiccups," but it lasted only 25 episodes. In 2014, he released the feature film "Corner Gas: The Movie" and later followed up with the series "Corner Gas Animated," with the original cast members lending their voices.

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A: Yes, the David E. Kelley ("Ally McBeal," "LA Law") mystery drama set in Montana will be back for its sophomore season this fall. The first season of "Big Sky" starred Katheryn Winnick, Ryan Phillippe and Kylie Bunbury as detectives on the hunt for a serial-killer truck driver. It was based on "The Highway," the first of a series of novels by author C.J. Box. "Big Sky" was quickly renewed after it became ABC's No. 1 new series last fall. New episodes will begin premiering on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 10 p.m. ET, a move from its original time slot of Tuesday nights. "Big Sky" will Katheryn Winnick still be set in the same town out Photo Credit: ABC/Frank Ockenfels West, but will now be filmed in New Mexico. Incidentally, the first season was filmed in Vancouver, not Montana. Q: My husband and I recently started streaming a show on Amazon called "Corner Gas." I had never heard of it before. It looks pretty old. When was it made? There are several seasons available, so it must have been popular. -- D.C.

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• On Sept. 9, 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be the "United States" of America. This replaced the term "United Colonies," which had been in general use. • On Sept. 6, 1915, a prototype tank nicknamed Little Willie rolls off the assembly line in England. Far from an overnight success, it weighed 14 tons, got stuck in trenches, overheated and crawled over rough terrain at only 2 mph. With improvements, tanks would eventually transform military battlefields.

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• On Sept. 11, 1930, Katherine Anne Porter's first collection of short stories, "Flowering Judas," is published. Porter went on to publish 25 stories and one novel, "Ship of Fools," which took her more than two decades to complete.

voice of Marge Simpson on "The Simpsons," the longest-running animated show in TV history, is born in Los Angeles.

• On Sept. 10, 1940, in light of the destruction and terror inflicted on Londoners by German bombing raids, called "the Blitz," the British War Cabinet instructs British bombers over Germany to drop their bombs "anywhere" if unable to reach their targets. One even landed in the garden of Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Party's minister of propaganda. • On Sept. 7, 1950, Julie Kavner, perhaps best known as the shimmied up a tall pine tree, lopped off the branches, and attached an American flag to the very top. The flag stood there for many years and Flagstaff, Arizona was named.

Town Names

(CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2) • When Dr. Elijah Dix made the same proposal to a Maine community in 1803, the town was named Dixfield. The townfolk were outraged when they found that Dr. Dix’s “library” consisted of a single crate of outdated medical texts. It remained Dixfield anyway.

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• On the Fourth of July, 1876, soldiers camped in Arizona decided the 100th birthday of the nation deserved special observance. Someone

UNUSUAL NAMES

• In 1751, George II of England erased a debt he owed to George Deakins by telling him he could have 600 acres of land in Maryland. Deakins wanted to get the best 600 acres, so he hired two sets of surveyors to tell him what they thought. Neither team knew about the other. Deakins was amazed when both groups recommended the identical plot of land. Deakins considered this an accident of fate and dubbed

• On Sept. 8, 1974, in a controversial executive action, President Gerald Ford pardons his disgraced predecessor Richard Nixon for any crimes he may have committed or participated in while in office. Ford later explained that he wanted to end the national divisions created by the Watergate scandal. • On Sept. 12, 1993, the rebuilt Lacey V. Murrow Bridge over Lake Washington opens in Seattle. The old bridge was almost 2 miles long, contained 100,000 tons of steel and floated on more than 20 hollow concrete pontoons. During repairs in 1990, the bridge broke apart and sank in a flood. (c) 2021 Hearst Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved the land “The Accidental Tract.” Today the town that grew up there is known as Accident, Maryland. They have trouble preventing their interstate signs from being stolen. The signs say, “Accident Ahead.” • Settlers in Massachusetts were trying to think up a name for their town when someone pointed out that if you started digging in Massachusetts and dug through the planet, you’d come out in Canton, China. They suggested it would be symmetrical and proper to have a town named Canton at each end of the hole. Canton, Massachusetts it became. • When residents of a town in Virginia argued hotly and endlessly over a name, the only thing to do was to name it Disputana. • Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania was so named because of all the wild hops growing in the nearby bottomland. • A town in Tennessee wanted to name itself after the Biblical town of Jericho, but a clerk with bad handwriting filled out the form and the town was named Jellico instead.

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• In 1885 Flagler began building hotels and railroads. By the time he began receiving Julia’s letters, his railway ended at West Palm Beach, 60 miles north of Julia’s village. In 1894 and 1895, severe frosts damaged the citrus industry, adversely affecting the railroads. Julia sent Henry a bouquet of citrus blossoms as proof the groves in her region had escaped the frosts.

gained control. The British attempted to re-take the island, but failed.

• By 1896, Flagler’s trains had reached her area. The citizens of the village wanted to name the town after him, but he insisted they choose a Native American word meaning “big water.” Today the town, Miami, has over 450,000 residents.

• Finally, the Treaty of Breda was signed in London in 1667. This gave the Dutch ownership of Run Island, while the British were awarded a previously Dutch-owned island off the coast of New England.

BIG CITY NAMES • In 1867, Julia Tuttle married a man who owned an iron foundry in Cleveland, Ohio. Later they visited her father, who had purchased land in a small village in southern Florida. When her husband died, she took over the foundry. But when her father died, she sold the foundry and moved to Florida. • She opened a trading post and dreamed of the day when the area would be a thriving community. She knew it would never happen unless a railroad came to the area, so she began to write letters to Henry Flagler, who was a real estate tycoon, railroad promoter, and partner in Standard Oil. He was also from Cleveland. • When Flagler’s wife became ill, he took her to Florida on the advice of doctors, and noticed three things about Florida: it had enormous potential to attract tourists; it had horrible transportation; and the citrus groves would provide a regular income for any railroad because they could ship the fruit to the populous cities of the North. Always We Are& Selling! g Buyin

• Run Island is located between Australia and Indonesia. Just a mile long, it was once one of the most valuable pieces of real estate on the planet, because nutmeg trees grew there, and nowhere else. Nutmeg was a prized spice, it was also thought to ward off the plague, which was a problem in the 1600s. • Everybody wanted to own Run Island, and the battle fell between the Dutch and the British. An English captain seized the island in the mid1600s and held it for five years, when the Dutch

• Meanwhile, British and Dutch forces were also fighting for control of property in the Americas, where the Dutch established New Netherland while the British established New England. There were skirmishes and treaties.

• Tiny Run Island is now forgotten, and nutmeg grows around the world. But the island the British got in the exchange, which now belongs to the U.S., is the most densely populated county in the nation, with 1.6 million people living in just under 23 square miles. It has become a major commercial, financial, and cultural center of the world. It’s called Manhattan. Text by Tidbits ©

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(CONTINUED FROM PAGE 6) years old, making him older than the Pyramids, and older than Stonehenge. He is Europe’s oldest known natural human mummy. Ötzi’s body, his clothing, and the relics found with him yielded a treasure trove of information. • It was long assumed that Ötzi died of exposure. However, in 2001, a CT scan revealed an arrowhead buried deep in his shoulder bone, the scapula. There was a matching rip in the shirt he was wearing. The location of the wound would have been fatal even with modern medical help, as it sliced a major artery and pierced his lung. Further examination revealed a deep cut to his hand that had happened shortly before death, possibly during hand-to-hand combat. The wound had been treated with a medicinal moss but had not healed when he died. Ötzi also

suffered a head injury, which may have been a result of him falling after being shot by the arrow. He also had many bruises. It appeared that Ötzi was murdered. • Ötzi was about 45 when he died. He suffered from bad knees, Lyme disease, dental cavities, and whipworm. Shortly before death, he ingested a medicinal herb called hornbeam used to treat nausea. Examination of his fingernails showed that he was sick three times in the six months prior to his death. The condition of his leg bones, combined with the sheep and goat hair on his clothing, suggests he may have been a shepherd. However, analysis of his hair showed elevated levels of copper and arsenic so he may have also been involved in smelting. • He had 61 tattoos, made with pigment crafted from ash and soot. The contents of his stomach revealed that he’d eaten a meal of meat, bread, and fruit about two hours before he died. His

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DNA shows that he most resembled modernday Sardinians. • His clothing was made largely of various animal skins and leather, except for a woven grass cape which may have also served as a sleeping mat. His belt had a pouch sewn to it that contained a cache of useful items: a scraper, a drill, and a bone awl. A flake of flint together with dried fungus served as a fire starting kit. Ötzi also carried provisions with him, including barley, flax and poppy seeds, the fruit of the blackthorn tree, and various berries. He also had a a bow and arrow with him. • Today Ötzi is displayed in a temperature-controlled room in Italy. Text by Tidbits ©

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by Janet Spencer Residents of a North Carolina town met to decide the name of the place. Someone would say, “Why not name the town such and so?” And someone else would say, “Why not name it this or that?” Finally someone said, “Why not name it Why Not?” and Whynot, North Carolina was born. Come along as we name towns!

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• Because there was no control over the names of towns, confusion reigned. There were 75 towns called Summit, with 20 states having more than one Summit. Four of those states had four cities named Summit. Indiana had two towns named Scipio just 50 miles apart. • Sometimes towns would have one name designated by the locals, another name designated by the post office, and a third name designated by the railroad. • So much mail was being sent to Mount Tabor, South Carolina, instead of Mount Tabor, North Carolina, that residents in South Carolina dropped the “Mount” from their name and spelled “Tabor” backwards to become the town of Robat. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 2)

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