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* And So They Say: Chuck Hageman: “The only thing I know is that I fell on my you-know-what Sunday while skating with my kids.” Harold Copper: “That Hays TV station should be sued for broadcasting that Stockton lost their game Friday night.” Mary Mason: “Maybe this will be the week when it rains.” Erma Jean Price: “Well, I had to do my spring house cleaning a little early this year on account of burning up a kettle of stew.”
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* And So They Say: Rae Hageman: “People are funny, Saturday in Stockton most of the stores were open, but the bank was closed; and in Plainville the bank was open, but the stores were closed.” Red Hagan: “I don’t know, but I am afraid we will have more accidents in Stockton this year. My kid will be learning to drive.” John B.Smith: “I imagine I was the oldest kid in town to get a bicycle for Christmas.”
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* And So They Say: Cleo Baughman: My own mother won’t ride with me in my plane, but when I take my mother-in-law up, I always tell her ‘no back seat driving,’ and she obeys.” Traveling salesman: “Stockton was the only town between here and the Colorado line where the stores were open the Saturday after Christmas.” Chuck Waller: “You don’t have to read our hometown paper to find out what the people are doing, but you do like to find out who got caught.”
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* And So They Say: Merton Van Eaton: “I never read my Christmas cards until after Christmas when I have time to enjoy them.” Ira Hazen: “When our daughter came home from Korea last week, she arrived in the States two hours before she left Korea.” Clark Stocking: “I guess beating Plainville Friday night eclipsed the eclipse of the moon.” Duffy Hindman: “Christmas came on too fast this year.” * From The Feminine
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* And So They Say: Leonard Dix: “I feel positively naked without that cast on my arm.” Bill Gouldman: “Right after Christmas, I have go to begin working on my annual birthday celebration.” Leighton Marshall: “Appraising wouldn’t be such a bad job if you didn’t meet me with a shotgun in a Main Street door.”
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* And So They Say: Nellie Kern: “I wasn’t afraid to shoot a gun, but Vera gave Bill Gouldman his Christmas gift early. It was a lovely scope for his gun, but he missed a prairie dog mound so far, I was ashamed to let him know how well I could shoot.” Warren Harding: “I think it is certainly worthy of note that two of the nine 4-Hers from Kansas who won National Awards at the recent 4-H Club Congress in Chicago were from Rooks County—and from the smallest club at that, Bow Creek.” O. T. Meador: “I’m sort of like Santa Claus. I have a big heart and a hearty ho, ho, ho.”
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* And So They Say: Doyal Cook: “It seems to me that Christmas comes too early nowadays.” Ethel Elliott: “I won a turkey out at Hoxie the other day, but I brought it back to Stockton to eat it.” Unknown voice over the telephone: “Oh, I must have the wrong channel.” Bill Gouldman: “Nellie Kern went out hunting on Sunday, but she was afraid to shoot.”
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* And So They Say: Ira Smith: “I was 25 years old before I ever saw a stoplight.” Red Hagan: “I may be a little late in saying it, but I certainly did appreciate the nice way the teenagers behaved on Halloween night. There was scarcely any trouble.” Leta Bouchey: “The only thing I ever won was a bantam rooster, and I didn’t have much use for it.”
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* And So They Say: Jimmy James: “I would rather be in where it is warm than out in the cold trying to find pheasants.” Lawrence Conyac: “If the State will not declare an open season on deer, I think it should have to pay for the damage they do.” Kenneth Medley: “This darn wet weather has rusted the zipper on my jacket.”
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* And So They Say: Kenneth Orr: “Well, I think I’ve just about won the battle of the leaves.” Bill Gouldman: “The only thing I really know is that the fish aren’t biting.” Erma Jean Price: “Well, we got moved. Now all we have to do is find a place to put all the stuff we couldn’t get into the house.”