Lost: small apricot poodle.
Reward. Neutered. Like one of the family.
A superb and inexpensive
restaurant. Fine food expertly served by waitresses in appetizing forms.
Dinner Special -- Turkey
$2.35; Chicken or Beef $2.25; Children $2.00.
For sale: an antique desk
suitable for lady with thick legs and large drawers.
Four-poster bed, 101 years
old. Perfect for antique lover.
Now is your chance to have
your ears pierced and get an extra pair to take home, too.
Wanted: 50 girls for
stripping machine operators in factory.
Wanted: Unmarried girls to
pick fresh fruit and produce at night.
We do not tear your clothing
with machinery. We do it carefully by hand.
No matter what your topcoat
is made of, this miracle spray will make it really repellent.
For Sale. Three canaries of
For Sale -- Eight puppies
from a German Shepherd and an Alaskan Hussy.
Creative daily specials,
including select offerings of beef, foul, fresh vegetables, salads, quiche.
7 ounces of choice sirloin
steak, boiled to your likeness and smothered with golden fried onion rings.
Great Dames for sale.
Have several very old dresses
from grandmother in beautiful condition.
Tired of cleaning yourself?
Let me do it.
20 dozen bottles of excellent
Old Tawny Port, sold to pay for charges, the owner having lost sight of, and bottled by us
Dog for sale: eats anything
and is fond of children.
Vacation Special: have your
If you think you've seen
everything in Paris, visit the Pere Lachasis Cemetery. It boasts such immortals as
Moliere, Jean de la Fontain, and Chopin.
Mt. Kilimanjaro, the
breathtaking backdrop for the Serena Lodge. Swim in the lovely pool while you drink it all
The hotel has bowling alleys,
tennis courts, comfortable beds, and other athletic facilities.
Get rid of aunts: Zap does
the job in 24 hours.
Sheer stockings. Designed for
fancy dress, but so serviceable that lots of women wear nothing else.
Stock up and save. Limit:
Save regularly in our bank.
You'll never regret it.
We build bodies that last a
This is the model home for
your future. It was panned by Better Homes and Gardens.
For Sale--Diamonds $20;
For Rent: 6-room hated
Man, honest. Will take
Wanted: chambermaid in
rectory. Love in, $200 a month. References
And now, the
Superstore--unequaled in size, unmatched in variety, unrivaled inconvenience.
ADDED Aug, 2005
"For those of you who have
children and donít know it,
we have a nursery downstairs."
"Ladies, donít forget the rummage sale.
Itís a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping
around the house. Donít forget your husbands."
"Weight Watchers will meet at 7pm at the First Presbyterian Church.
Please use the large double door at the side entrance."
"Potluck supper Sunday at 5:00pm Ė prayer and medication to
"At the evening service tonight, the topic will be "What is Hell?"
Come early and listen to our choir practice."
"Please place your donation in the envelope along with
the deceased person you want remembered."
worry kill you - let the Church help!"
"Remember in prayer,
the many who are sick of our church and community."
"The rosebud on the altar this morning is to announce the birth of
David Alan Smith, the sin of the Rev. and Mrs. Julius Smith."
"Wednesday, the Ladies' Liturgy Society will
meet. Mrs. Jones will sing
Put Me in My Little Bed, accompanied by the pastor."
"Thursday, there will be a meeting of the Little Mothers Club.
All wishing to become little mothers,
please see the minister in his study."
"This being Easter Sunday, we ask Mrs. Lewis to come forward
and lay an egg on the altar."
"A bean supper will be held Tuesday evening in the church
Music will follow."
"At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be
"What is Hell?" Come early and listen to our
"The eighth-graders will be performing Shakespeare's Hamlet
in the church basement on Friday. The congregation
is invited to attend this tragedy."
"For those who have children and don't know it,
we have a new nursery."
"Eight new choir robes are urgently needed, due to the addition of
several new members and the deterioration of some older ones."
"A new loudspeaker system has been
installed in the church.
It was given by one of our members in
honor of his wife."
The choir will meet at the Larsen house for fun and sinning.
Miss Charlene Mason sang, "I Will Not Pass This Way Again," giving obvious pleasure to the congregation.
Ladies, don't forget the rummage sale. It is a good chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands.
Next Sunday is the family hayride and bonfire at the Taylors. Bring your own hot dogs and guns. Friends are welcome! Everyone come for a fun time.
"Wise Up, O Men of God"
Smile at someone who is hard to love. Say "hell" to someone who doesn't care much about you.
The peace-making meeting scheduled for today has been canceled due to a conflict.
Tonight's sermon-"What is hell?"
Come early and listen to our choir practice.
The sermon this morning: Jesus Walks on the Water.
The sermon tonight: Searching for Jesus.
Next Thursday, there will be tryouts for the choir.
They need all the help they can get
The agenda was adopted...the minutes were approved...
the financial secretary gave a grief report.
Barbara C. remains in the hospital and needs blood donors for more transfusions. She is also having trouble sleeping and requests tapes of Pastor Jack's sermons.
The 'Over 60s Choir' will be disbanded for the summer with the thanks of the entire church.
Missionary from Africa speaking at Calvary Memorial Church in Racine.
Name: Bertha Belch.
Announcement: "Come tonight and hear Bertha Belch all the way from Africa."
Announcement in a church bulletin for a National Prayer & Fasting
Conference: "The cost for attending the Fasting & Prayer conference includes meals".
Scouts are saving
aluminum cans, bottles, and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple
The outreach committee
has enlisted 25 visitors to make calls on people who are not afflicted with any church.
The Ladies Bible Study
will be held Thursday morning at 10. All ladies are invited to lunch in the
Fellowship Hall after the B.S. is done.
Evening massage - 6 p.m.
The Pastor would
appreciate it if the ladies of the congregation would lend him their electric girdles for
the pancake breakfast next Sunday morning.
The audience is asked to
remain seated until the end of the recession.
Low Self-Esteem Support
Group will meet Thursday at 7 to 8:30 p.m. Please use the back door.
Ushers will eat
The third verse of
Blessed Assurance will be sung without musical accomplishment.
For those of you who
have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs.
The Rev. Merriwether
spoke briefly, much to the delight of the audience.
The pastor will preach
his farewell message, after which the choir will sing, "Break Forth Into Joy."
During the absence of
our pastor, we enjoyed the rare privilege of hearing a good sermon when J.F. Stubbs
supplied our pulpit.
Next Sunday Mrs. Vinson
will be soloist for the morning service. The pastor will then speak on "It's a
Due to the Rector's
illness, Wednesday's healing services will be discontinued until further notice.
"Jesus Paid It All"
The music for today's
service was all composed by George Friedrich Handel in celebration of the 300th
anniversary of his birth.
Remember in prayer the
many who are sick of our church and community.
The eighth-graders will
be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in the church basement on Friday at 7 p.m. The
congregation is invited to attend this tragedy.
The concert held in
the Fellowship Hall was a great success. Special thanks are due to the minister's
daughter, who labored the whole evening at the piano, which as usual fell upon her.
22 members were present
at the church meeting held at the home of Mrs. Marsha Crutchfield last evening. Mrs.
Crutchfield and Mrs. Rankin sang a duet, The Lord Knows Why.
A song fest was hell at
the Methodist church Wednesday.
Today's Sermon: HOW MUCH
CAN A MAN DRINK? with hymns from a full choir.
Hymn 43: "Great
God, what do I see here?"
Preacher: The Rev. Horace Blodgett
Hymn 47: "Hark! an
awful voice is sounding".
On a church bulletin
during the minister's illness: GOD IS GOOD Dr. Hargreaves is better.
Potluck supper: prayer
and medication to follow.
Don't let worry kill you
off - let the church help.
The 1997 Spring Council
Retreat will be hell May 10 and 11.
Pastor is on
vacation. Massages can be given to church secretary.
8 new choir robes are
currently needed, due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of
some older ones.
The choir invites any
member of the congregation who enjoys sinning to join the choir.
Please join us as we
show our support for Amy and Alan in preparing for the girth of their first child.
Weight Watchers will
meet at 7 p.m. Please use large double door at the side entrance.
International Signage Bloopers
"Anguished English" by Richard Lederer.
In a Tokyo Hotel: It is forbidden to steal hotel towels please. If you are not
person to do such thing is please not to read notis.
In another Japanese hotel room: Please to bathe inside the tub.
In a Bucharest hotel lobby: The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that
time we regret that you will be unbearable.
In a Leipzig elevator: Do not enter the lift backwards, and only when lit up.
In a Belgrade hotel elevator: To move the cabin, push button for wishing floor. If
the cabin should enter more persons, each one should press a number of wishing floor.
Driving is then going alphabetically by national order.
In a Paris hotel elevator: Please leave your values at the front desk.
In a hotel in Athens: Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of
9 and 11 A.M. daily.
In a Yugoslavian hotel: The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the
In a Japanese hotel: You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.
In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a Russian Orthodox monastary: You are welcome
to visit the cemetary where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists, and writers are
buried daily except Thursday.
In an Austrian hotel catering to skiers: Not to perambulate the corridors in the hours of
repose in the boots of ascension.
On the menu of a Swiss restaurant: Our wines leave you nothing to hope for.
On the menu of a Polish hotel: Salad a firm's own make; limpid red beet soup with cheesy
dumplings in the form of a finger; roasted duck let loose; beef rashers beaten up in the
country people's fashion.
In a Hong Kong supermarket: For your convenience, we recommend coureous, efficient
Outside a Hong Kong tailor shop: Ladies may have a fit upstairs.
In a Bangkok dry cleaner's: Drop your trousers here for best results.
Outside a Paris dress shop: Dresses for street walking.
In a Rhodes tailor shop: Order your summers suit. Because is big rush we will execute
customers in strict rotation.
Similarly, from the Soviet Weekly: There will be a Moscow Exhibition af Arts by 15000
Soviet Republic painters and sculptors. These were executed over the past two years.
In an East African newspaper: A new swimming pool is rapidly taking shape since the
contractors have thrown in the bulk of their workers.
In a Vienna hotel: In case of fire, do your utmost to alarm the hotel porter.
A sign posted in Germany's Black Forest: It is strictly forbidden on our black forest
camping site that people of different sex, for instance, men and women, live together in
one tent unless they are married with each other for that purpose.
In a Zurich hotel: Because of the impropriety of entertaining guests of the opposite sex
in the bedroom, it is suggested that the lobby be used for this purpose.
In an advertisement by a Hong Kong dentist: Teeth extracted by the latest Methodists.
A translated sentence from a Russian chess book: A lot of water has been passed under the
bridge since this variation has been played.
In a Rome laundry: Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good
In a Czechoslovakian tourist agency: Take one of our horse-driven city tours -- we
guarantee no miscarriages.
Advertisement for donkey rides in Thailand: Would you like to ride on your own ass?
On the faucet in a Finnish washroom: To stop the drip, turn cock to right.
In the window of a Swedish furrier: Fur coats made for ladies from their own skin.
On the box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong: Guaranteed to work throughout its useful
Detour sign in Kyushi, Japan: Stop: Drive Sideways.
In a Swiss mountain inn: Special today -- no ice cream.
In a Bangkok temple: It is forbidden to enter a woman even a foreigner if dressed as a
In a Tokyo bar: Special cocktails for the ladies with nuts.
In a Copenhagen airline ticket office: We take your bags and send them in all directions.
On the door of a Moscow hotel room: If this is your first visit to the USSR, you are
welcome to it.
In a Norwegian cocktail lounge: Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar.
At a Budapest zoo: Please do not feed the animals. If you have any suitable food, give it
to the guard on duty.
In the office of a Roman doctor: Specialist in women and other diseases.
In an Acapulco hotel: The manager has personally passed all the water served here.
In a Tokyo shop: Our nylons cost more than common, but you'll find they are best in the
From a Japanese information booklet about using a hotel air conditioner: Cooles and
Heates: If you want just condition of warm in your room, please control yourself.
From a brochure of a car rental firm in Tokyo: When passenger of foot heave in sight,
tootle the horn. Trumpet him melodiously at first, but if he still obstacles your passage
then tootle him with vigor.
Two signs from a Majorcan shop entrance:
- English well talking.
- Here speeching American.
PERSPECTIVE IS EVERYTHING:
"Woman Says Legs Are Too Long but Complainants Say Skirt Is Too Short"
-- PA headline
"French Police Suspect Nudist Site Has Something to Hide"
-- AFP headline
Double-Hand Transplant Patient Applauds Operation
CONDOM FAULTS COULD LEAD TO DATING POLICY
Charleston, SC "Evening Post"
S.C. SENATE OKs MARITAL RAPE
Minneapolis, MN "Star Tribune"
SEVERAL VIKINGS HIT WITH INTESTINAL INFECTION; MORE COLOR
PHOTOS, PAGE 14C
HIROHITO'S BODY MOVED
Pasadena, CA "Star News"
CRITICS SAY COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH NEAR COLLAPSE
London "Daily Telegraph
DEAD CATS PROTEST
Des Moines, IA "Register"
LORD TO ADVISE QUAYLE
Honolulu, HI "Downtown Planet"
GRAMMER HOTLINE AVAILABLE
Knoxville, TN "News-Sentinel"
ACTOR SENT TO JAIL FOR NOT FINISHING SENTENCE
El Paso, TX "Times"
STATE: SEX WITH MINOR WORTH FELONY CHARGE
New York, NY "Wall Street Journal"
REST OF THE YEAR MAY NOT FOLLOW JANUARY
And, from newspapers unknown...
Grandmother of eight makes hole
Deaf mute gets new hearing in killing
Stiff opposition expected to casketless funeral plan
Two convicts evade noose, jury hung
Milk drinkers are turning to powder
Quarter of a million Chinese live on water
Queen Mary having bottom scraped
NJ judge to rule on nude beach
Dr. Ruth to talk about sex with newspaper editors
Squad helps dog bite victim
Dealers will hear car talk at noon
Lawmen from Mexico barbecue guests
Two Soviet ships collide - one dies
Nicaragua sets goal to wipe out literacy
Drunk drivers paid $1,000 in 1984
Autos killing 110 a day, let's resolve to do better
Smokers are productive, but death cuts efficiency
Child's death ruins couple's holiday
Blind woman gets new kidney from dad she hasn't seen in years
Man is fatally slain
Something went wrong in jet crash, experts say
Death causes loneliness, feeling of isolation
Top 39 1997's
best actual news headlines
1. Include Your Children when Baking Cookies
2. Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says
3. Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
4. Safety Experts Say School Bus Passengers Should Be Belted
5. Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case
6. Survivor of Siamese Twins Joins Parents
7. Iraqi Head Seeks Arms
8. Prostitutes Appeal to Pope
9. Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
10. British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands
11. Lung Cancer in Women Mushrooms
12. Eye Drops Off Shelf
13. Teachers Strike Idle Kids
14. Clinton Wins on Budget, But More Lies Ahead
15. Enraged Cow Injures Farmer With Ax
16. Plane Too Close to Ground, Crash Probe Told
17. Miners Refuse to Work after Death
18. Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
19. Stolen Painting Found by Tree
20. Two Sisters Reunited After 18 Years in Checkout Counter
21. Killer Sentenced to Die for Second Times in 10 Years
22. Never Withhold Herpes Infection from Loved One
23. War Dims Hope for Peace
24. If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last a While
25. Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures
26. Deer Kill 17,000
27. Enfields Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
28. Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges
29. Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
30. Man Struck By Lightning Faces Battery Charge
31. New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
32. Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft
33. Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
34. Chef Throws His Heart into Helping Feed Needy
35. Arson Suspect Held in Massachusetts Fire
36. Ban On Soliciting Dead in Trotwood
37. Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
38. New Vaccine May Contain Rabies
39. Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors
GATORS TO FACE SEMINOLES WITH
The Tallahassee Bugle
MESSIAH CLIMAXES IN CHORUS OF HALLELUJAHS
The Anchorage Alaska Times
GOVERNOR'S PENIS BUSY [should be "Pen Is"]
The New Haven Connecticut Register
THANKS TO PRESIDENT CLINTON, STAFF SGT. FRUER NOW HAS A SON
The Arkansas Plainsman
CLINTON PLACES DICKEY IN GORE'S HANDS
Bangor Maine News
STARR AGHAST AT FIRST LADY SEX POSITION
The Washington Times
LONG ISLAND STIFFENS FOR LILI'S BLOW
ORGAN FESTIVAL ENDS IN SMASHING CLIMAX
San Antonio Rose
PETROLEUM JELLY KEEPS IDLE TOOLS RUST-FREE
Chicago Daily News
TEXTRON INC. MAKES OFFER TO SCREW COMPANY STOCKHOLDERS
The Miami Herald
MARRIED PRIESTS IN CATHOLIC CHURCH A LONG TIME COMING
The New Haven Connecticut Register
GOVERNOR CHILES OFFERS RARE OPPORTUNITY TO GOOSE HUNTERS
The Tallahassee Democrat
WOULD SHE CLIMB TO THE TOP OF MR. EVEREST AGAIN? ABSOLUTELY!
The Houston Chronicle