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ACROSS 1 Harvest 5 Crafty 8 One of Henry Vlll's Catherines 12 Shrek is one 13 Go like the wind 14 Hodgepodge 15 French fries, e.g. 17 Turnpike payment 18 Curvy letter 19 Scepter 20 Relieve 21 Trench 22 Sticky stuff 23 Take ten 26 Baby food 30 Blueprint 31 The whole shooting match 32 Nevada city 33 Whodunit 35 Make pigtails 36 Sphere 37 Luau staple 38 O'Neill's specialty 41 Columnist Smith 42 Energy 45 Hindu royal 46 Grand view 48 Teensy bit 49 Superlative ending 50 Rainbow 51 Kelly or Rayburn DIGITAL SOUND STADIUM SEATING On-line ticketing available at QuarryC inema, com ! Michael Jackson "This Is It" PG 'lue. Oct. 27:11:00 pm Wed. ~Ihu.: 1-800-450-800( Couples Retreat PG-13 Fri.: 2:40, 4:50, 7:00, 9:10 Sat.: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:00, 9:10 Sun.: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:00 ,Mon.: 4:50, 7:00 * The Vampire's Assiggant Pc-x3 Fri.: 3:20, 5:20, 7:20, 9:20 Sat.: 1:20, 3:20, 5:20, 7:20, 9:20 Sun.: 1:20, 3:20, 5:20, 7:20 Mon.: 5:20, 7:20 * Astroboy e Fri.3:10, 5:10, 7:10, 9:10 Sat.: 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10, 9i10 Sun.: 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10 Mort.: 5:10, 7:10 * Saw VI n Fri.: 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30 Sat.: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30 Sun.: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 Mon.: 5:30, 7:30 * Where the Wild Things Are PG Fri.: 3:00, 5:00, 7:00~9:00 Sat.: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun.: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 Mort.: 5:00, 7:00 * * See web site for Tue. Thu. schedule Daily Matinees Movie Hot Line (320) 685-7111 4243 44 l 47 50 53 Austin Powers 31 Wall St. wheeler- dealer 34 Moundstat 35 Long-popu lar clown 37 Mottled pony 38 Party pooper 39 Assess 40 In due time 41 Whip 42 Brazilian rubber 43 Eastern potentate 44 Just say no 46 Church seat 47 Eve, orignally THEIN l/ WELL CO. Wells Pumps Water Conditioning King Crossword Last week's answers Solution time: 25 mins. DEADLINE: 2 p.m. Items received after deadline will be considered for the next week's issue. Compded by the Kimball Area Historical Society Ramblin' On to flying rather than forcing Mom to endure that month-long sea- ByDuane Stanley sick trip. Kathy and I navigated our September2009 way to the Big Apple, stopping at Part 2 Gettysburg along the way. We vis- Dad's love of Ramblers was still ited the Statue of Liberty that cold in evidence as we headed to Africa drizzly day before finding our way for our second term on the mis- to the New York ports (not an easy sion field. Before heading back in task in the pre-GPS era) to hand- the fall of %9, Dad custom-ordered over the keys. a 1959 station wagon, with the Dad stretched out the life of the steering wheel built on the right, '71 as long as he could. By then it to take back to Africa aboard the had become prohibitive to import S.S. African Pilgrim. I always won- American cars after each furlough. dered how they were able to make So, deep into his 40-year mission- the dashboard look standard, as ary career, he started purchas- American Motors was not build- ing vehicles assembled in South ing for export to countries using Africa. the other side of the road. The That didn't mean Dad had gear mechanism on this 'adapted' become unfaithful to his first love. The grey '59 Rambler, custom- model used a cross-over in the When he asked me to keep my eyes ordered for right-hand drive, engine compartment, right next to open for a vehicle for him to drive is off-loaded at Durban harbor. the flrewall, and those two cross- while he was on furlough in 1979, Submitted photos. bars would regularly get jammed. I willingly agreed if he would just While they were not difficult to jig- give me an idea of what size and ideas that our society could fea- gle free, it was seldom convenient kind of car he might like. His first ture, and just enjoy some good old- - because of weather or traffic - to response was that he had always fashioned reminiscing, while din- step outside, pop the hood and jig- dreamed about driving an Olds- ing and viewing the 'new' historic gle the crossover bars while some- mobile - but then again, perhaps Kimball City Hall. It's breath-tak- one inside simultaneously jiggled I could just check out what kind ing. Bring a dish to pass. Beverages the gear lever, of deal I could get on one of those and eating utensils are provided. By 1964, five years of weather new Pacers, by American Motors. All are welcome, bring friends. No and rough roads had badly dete- riorated the exterior of the '59. It had been a workhorse for us, often carting as many as twelve at a time to one activity or another. When our furlough was delayed for a year to accommodate another missionary family's needs, Dad debated purchasing a replace- ment, but decided instead to give the old gray wagon a spruce up: Somehow confusion resuked over the colors chosen or maybe they just looked so very different when actually on the car. No one ever agreed to accept the credit (or to take the blame) for the resulting distinctive look. and Dad couldn't The once-grey '59 sporting its new color scheme. Note the steering afford to have it repainted. Morn wheel on the right side. was embarrassed to even ride in * * * * * * * charge. We're looking forward to the newly-styled cream and red Tuesday, Oct. 27 - "The 1940anotherspecialoccasionwithyou! wagon. The whole town was well ArmisticeDayBlizzard"happened Hope you can come. aware that the Stanleys had come without warning; an early-season Looking for a special gift? for supplies when that "fancy-col- snow Nov. 11, 1940. Don Graham, Christmas is just around the cor- ored American car" came driving historian and business owner, tells ner and we have just the thing that down the street, about this life and death "storm of can please your family and friends. Dad never lost his love for Ram- the century," digging out after the Keepsake souvenirs include a his- blers. On the 1965 furlough he storm, and muchmore. Aremark- tory book of Kimball's begin- purchased the one I practiced on ablepartofourfamousMinnesotanings, society cookbook, note to get my driver's license. It was a winter storms, you won't want to cards, coffee cups, commemora- 1963 "e-stick" - no clutch, but you miss. The quick annual meeting rive trivet, all between $7 and $10. still had to change gears. "It's the includes Board of Director elec- Shop at the October or Novem- poor man's automatic transmis- tions. Bring your family and and her gatherings mentioned above. sion," Dad explained, friends to Kimball's historic city Want more information? Con- I remember driving on a triphall at 7 p.m Tuesday, Oct. 27. No tact the Kimball Area Historical with him that year when he admission charge, everyone's wel- Society at Box 100. Kimball MN announced "You must be exceed- come. Light refreshments. 55353, or by phone (320) 398-5250 ing the speed limit a bit." I knew Tuesday, Nov. 17 Third or 398-5743, or e-mail