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July 22 - 28, 2011

Tidbits of Carbon County - For Advertising call 307-328-4470 • 307-262-5617 • 615 W. Buffalo, Rawlins, WY

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Issue #004

July 22 - 28, 2011

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SERVICES NaNa’s BOYS LAWN CARE - One time or scheduled lawn care for Rawlins or Sinclair. Great rates, call for an estimate. 321-4185. LARGE LOT WEED MOWING and Trash haul away. KSI. Call Pam to schedule 307-328-4470. KSI CLEAN UP CREW. Ready for the mess to be gone? We pick up and dispose of your unwanted stuff. No Job is to Big or Small. We also have a 23 yard Dump Trailer for rent. Call Pam at 307-328-4470.

ITEMS FOR SALE CHAIN LINK FENCING....gates, poles and fence. Four Large Rolls. $30 a roll. Gates $10 each. Poles $4 each. Call Pam at 324-2733. EXTRA LARGE CHRISTMAS LIGHT STRANDS...$5 a strand. Over 30 strands. Call Pam at 324-2733 SUMMER GAZIBO...10X10...Easy assembly. $50. Call Pam at 324-2733 EQUIPMENT FOR SALE. Semi Flatbed Trailer....great hay hauler. $4500. Located in Rawlins. Call 307-328-4470. USED ITEMS - St. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH CHOIR LOFT THRIFT STORE - Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday

1pm to 4pm. Donations accepted during open hours. 322 1/2 5TH street Rawlins. ANTIQUES 1950 Chatty Kathy Doll, Large 22in Tiny Tears Doll. Both in good shape and have glass eyes. Call Pam 307-328-4470

LIVESTOCK & PETS FOR SALE. Four American Quarter Horses . REQUIRE EXPERIENCED RIDERS. Call Mary Oaks @ 324-5454 NOTHING QUITE COMPARES TO THE BEATY OF A PAINT! Paint Horses for sale. Call Mary or Steve Glenn 321-1575, 321-4910 CORRALS AND STALLS FOR RENT, monthly rates. Call Mary or Steve Glenn 321-1575, 321-4910 GROOMING - Anne’s Grooming - Any animal any disposition. Open 12-5 TueThurs 8-5 Fri. Call for an appointment 324-4763.

WANTED HOST FAMILIES NEEDED. Always wanted to host an exchange student? CCI, Center For Cultural Interchange, has students from abroad waiting for host families for this school year. If you are a caring &

energetic family and live in Carbon County and you may qualify. Call Marty our Local Coordinator at 307-321-7845 WANTED: Licenced Nail Tech. Booth rental opportunity in with a private room. Bring your own equipment. Call Marilyn or Pam 324-2552

MISC FREE FERTILIZER, by the wheelbarrow or the truckload. CALL MARY 321-1575.

REAL ESTATE MOBILE HOME SPOTS - Choose from 4 communities available in Rawlins. Call Kim at 307-370-0754 for more information.

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Markey Real Estate offers a full range of real estate services for your housing needs. We belong to the Carbon County Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service which enables us to show you any property listed in the area. Make your First Call to us today at 307-324-5446. READY TO MOVE? Medicine Water RV in Saratoga has Mobile Home Spots, Monthly Rates start at $255. Find us at 13 13th Street. Call Kim at 307370-0754 for more information.

FOR RENT STORAGE FOR RENT. Rawlins Uplift Storage, Indoor & Outdoor 5x5’s to 10x20’s. Also store your Vehicles - Boats - RV’s. Storage starting at $30 a month. Call 321-5666 today.

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July 22 - 28, 2011

Tips to Recycle the Garage-Sale Way Planning and running a family garage sale can be more than a moneymaking venture for you and your kids. Dollars might be an incentive for parting with outgrown toys, books and clothes, but your kids also will be reaping the benefits of hands-on experience in marketing, merchandising and sales. Here are some tips to recycle and turn your castoffs to treasures the garage-sale way: Get Ready: --Set aside time before the sale to help your kids clear the clutter and sort through books, toys, DVDs and clothes. Wash items that are soiled, and put jackets, shirts and blouses on hangers to show off the merchandise. People don’t like to dig in piles of stuff. If a toy has small parts, corral the pieces, put them in a small bag and tape the bag to the toy. --Put price stickers on items and price to sell. --Although you might advertise the sale in the newspaper and on websites like craigslist, your kids can make their own fliers to distribute to neighbors to publicize the items they are selling.

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Eye-Catchers: --Make your sale “an experience” with small touches. Cover tables with bright fabric, hang a mirror near clothing and hats, and play music on a DVD player. If your garden is in full bloom, fill jars with flowers and sell by the stem. --Draw in shoppers with a big poster with “Extraordinary Kids Stuff” printed in large letters in the kids’ department. --Set out a table or box of “free stuff.” You’ll be surprised to see what people will take for free! --By far, snacks are a super draw. Sell coffee and cold beverages. And who can refuse buying a cookie or sweet roll while strolling around your sale? Selling: --Find a cash box and be sure someone is always in charge of it throughout the day. --Be prepared to bargain, especially for bikes, scooters and skates. --At the end of the sale, gather leftover items in good condition, remove the stickers and donate to a nonprofit organization. Extra Idea: One of a few favorite tips posted on my Donna’s Day Facebook page included setting up a “Man’s Table” filled with tools and gadgets and placed strategically by the street. The successful idea came from the time the writer’s husband dug through his shed and set out boxes of miscellaneous stuff at $1 per box. “Men are happy to stay longer and don’t bother their female partners while they are shopping,” she wrote. Plus, “It also got rid of lots of clutter from the shed!” •••

Donna Erickson’s award-winning series “Donna’s Day” is airing on public television nationwide. To find more of her creative family recipes and activities, visit www.donnasday.com and link to the NEW Donna’s Day Facebook fan page. Her latest book is “Donna Erickson’s Fabulous Funstuff for Families.” © 2011 Donna Erickson. Distributed by King Features Synd.


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• It was 20th-century U.S. Attorney General and Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson who made the following sage observation: “The price of freedom of religion or of speech or of the press is that we must put up with, and even pay for, a good deal of rubbish.” • It’s common knowledge that Microsoft founder Bill Gates is regularly ranked as one of the world’s wealthiest people, but you might not realize that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s wealthiest

• If you’re planning a trip to Iowa anytime soon, you might want to schedule a stop in the town of Walcott. There you can visit the Iowa 80 Truckstop, the world’s largest. With a whopping 220 acres, the truck stop is 1.5 times the size of Disneyland. • In a traditional Hungarian wedding ceremony, the bride wears a headdress made of woven wheat, thought to help ensure the couple’s fertility. • Historians say that famed German composer Ludwig van Beethoven was quite particular about his coffee. It is claimed that he counted out exactly 60 coffee beans for each cup that he drank. • The longest mountain range on Earth is located underwater -- in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, to be specific. It’s nearly 25,000 miles long, and the only part of it that’s above water is the nation of Iceland. © 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.

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Q: I have an Ernest Borel wristwatch with a spiral design movement. It is from the 1940s or earlier. Is it worth anything as far as selling it is concerned? -- Ellen, Sun City, Ariz. A: The Ernest Borel watch company was founded in 1859. Some of the more interesting watches manufactured by Borel were the work of Adamir Debrot, a designer who was responsible for many of its innovative technical solutions and original time pieces throughout the 1940s, '50s and '60s. I suspect that the watch you have is one of Debrot's designs. I also think the watch you have is what was marketed as a "Cocktail Watch," which featured a kaleidoscope dial. That particular dial featured five different patterns, namely flower, sun, arrows, star and wheel. The "Cocktail" was launched in 1953 and soon became one of the most popular designs marketed by the Ernest Borel company. As with most collections, the value of a vintage watch depends on three major factors: rarity, condition and desirability. I contacted several dealers who specialize in vintage watches, and they seem to agree that your watch would retail in the $150 to $350 range. ••• Q: I have a player piano roll cabinet that has been in my family home for more than half a century. How much do you think it's worth? -- Martha, Ephrata, Pa. A: Your question is much like asking how much a car is worth. If it is a 1985 Yugo, not so much. On the other hand, if it is a 1934 Packard Roadster, break out the champagne and celebrate your good fortune. Incidentally, the running joke about the Yugo went something like this: Why does a Yugo have a defroster on the rear window? To keep your hands warm while you push it. Getting back to your question, what is the condition of your cabinet? Is it made of cherry, oak or mahogany? What is its size, and does it have an interesting design? Most player piano cabinets seem to sell in the $75 to $150 range. ••• Write to Larry Cox in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to questionsforcox@aol.com. Due to the large volume of mail he receives, Mr. Cox is unable to personally answer all reader questions. Do not send any materials requiring return mail.

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Luscious Layered Lemon Dessert Nothing is quite so refreshing on a hot summer day as a cold glass of lemonade. Well, how about all that refreshment in a delicious dessert! This has all the flavor of lemonade, but it's so creamy it will practically melt in your mouth! 12 (2 1/2-inch) graham cracker squares 2 (4-serving) packages sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix 1 (4-serving) package sugar-free lemon gelatin 1 1/3 cups dry milk powder 2 cups diet lemon-lime soda pop 1 cup reduced-calorie whipped topping 1. Evenly arrange 9 graham crackers in a 9-by-9inch cake pan. In large bowl, combine 1 package dry pudding mix, dry gelatin, 2/3 cup dry milk powder and 1 1/4 cups diet lemon-lime soda. Mix well using wire whisk. Blend in 1/4 cup whipped topping. Carefully spread mixture evenly over graham crackers. Refrigerate while preparing topping. 2. In same bowl, combine remaining package of dry pudding mix, remaining 2/3 cup dry milk powder and remaining 3/4 cup soda pop. Mix well using wire whisk. Blend in remaining 3/4 cup whipped topping. Spread topping mixture evenly over filling. Crush remaining 3 graham crackers into fine crumbs; evenly sprinkle over top. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Makes 8 servings. • Each serving equals: 96 calories, 0g fat, 5g protein, 19g carb., 296mg sodium, 0g fiber; Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 starch. © 2011 King Features Synd. Inc.

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• On Aug. 4, 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden are found hacked to death in their Fall River, Mass., home. Daughter Lizzie, later immortalized in a famous rhyme, was arrested and charged with the double homicide. Taken with her Christian persona, the all-male jury acquitted her. Today, the house where the Borden murders occurred is a bed and breakfast. • On Aug. 5, 1914, the world's first electric traffic signal is put into place on the corner of Euclid Avenue and East 105th Street in Cleveland. It consisted of four pairs of red and green lights that served as stop-go indicators, each mounted on a corner post. • On Aug. 6, 1928, Andy Warhol, one of the most influential artists of the latter part of the 20th century, is born in Pennsylvania. He took literally the advice of an art teacher who said he should paint the things he liked. He liked ordinary things, such as comic strips, canned soup and soft drinks, and so he painted them. • On Aug. 2, 1939, Wes Craven, the man responsible for terrorizing millions of moviegoers with his "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, is born in Cleveland. Craven began his directing career with 1972's "The Last House on the Left," a violent teen horror film. © 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.


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