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July 28, 1999

"This is dedicated to the loving memory of Maurice Duray Dickson who was taken to heaven suddenly on July 18. In Revelation 21:4 it says 'God should wipe away all tears from their eyes and there should be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain for the former things are passed away.' It is too true, Reese was taken from all of us much too soon. What we need to realize is that God has more important things for him. Maybe He brought Reese home to watch over all of us. Everyone of us at the visitation on Wednesday night knew that Reese was watching. He let us know by interrupting our electricity, right? Reese was a lovable and caring person, he loved all of us just as much as we loved him. As he lives on in Philip and Katrice and Duray, Reese keep an open eye on them, they need you. We love you so much and miss you, I will never forget you or all the great times we had together. I cried for you, we miss you sweets, love you, from Shorty."


"Does anyone else notice that when a storm is about to happen, the planes go by, then there is nothing. It happens very often. I would like a response on this."

"I was wondering if anyone lost a Parakeet in the Woodpoint Avenue area? If so, give Annette a call at 301-791-2693."

"President Clinton spent our Social Security savings on the war in Kosovo. The unintended consequences, which he should have foreseen, is that Kosovo is now a Muslim providence in Europe, stripped away from Yugoslavia and the Orthodox Catholic Church and is now undergoing an ethnic cleansing of every Serb in the providence. This is supposed to be a brilliant president? Phooey!"

"I would like to tell my boyfriend, Mike, that I am so glad that we met.It was a blessing from above. Let's put our traumatic past behind us, for we are moving on one day at a time with God at our sides. You make my daughters and I very happy. I love you dearly, love Donna."

"I was wondering why there haven't been any arrests for prostitution lately? It hasn't come out in the newspaper."

"I saw somebody removing an envelope from my neighbor lady's Avon mailbox in Lakeside Park. She is an Avon lady and people often drop off their orders there. I took the person's tag number and I will report it if this person is not honest enough to return what they took."

"This is to the resident of Potomac Towers who is complaining about no air in the hallways or elevators and is hotter than you know what. Did you ever think about people who don't have air conditioners. Of course not you, are only thinking about yourself."

"This is about the people who are complaining about the government and that they wouldn't care about everybody that died and wanted to be buried at sea. Well everybody can't be buried at sea, so let's not complain about it."

"To the person who is giving away the washer and dryer that doesn't work. Nobody wants your cheap washer and dryer that doesn't work, so nobody is going to give you their number."

"To the resident of Potomac Towers who is complaining about no air in the hallways. Not everybody can have air conditioners, and most people don't, sorry about your luck."

"After reading the hate mail in this column against the Kennedy family and our former president, I came to the conclusion that Washington County has become a dumping ground for some really sick, sick people."

"It has happened again. There is a carnival on the K-mart parking lot and they have entertainment every night and they don't have a time for when the shows are. I called K-mart and they don't know anything about it. The people sponsoring it is Thomas Pangborn Lodge, whoever that is, I wouldn't even know who to call there. So, what is wrong with this picture?"

"With all these scam calls going around, I am curious to know if there is a Hagerstown Fire Company that is calling for donations or someone to buy tickets for a circus. Could someone let me know if this is for real or is it another scam?"

"You can go to the Martin's grocery store on Dual Highway, at the Hagerstown Commons Shopping Center. Go to the Courtesy desk and pay your Bell Atlantic phone bill for NOTHING!"

"I wanted to let the person who dropped off at least five kittens behind the Sheraton several weeks ago, know what happened to them. Four of them were taken home by a young family who found them on an evening walk. Unfortunately, after taking them to a vet because they were too young to be abandoned, they all died of severe worm infestation. Another one was left behind by accident, and given food and water by yet another couple enjoying a walk, with a note to the property owner, by luck the caretaker of that property found that leftover kitten and promptly took it to the SPCA, it's fate is unknown."

"I found a set of keys at Boonsboro Middle School. If they belong to you, you can call 301-739-8285 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday."

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