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Section A - The Oakes Times, Thursday, December 30, 2004 I By Dean Meyer Hello, her on her birthday. I bought her i guess I should say Merry a nice drill press last Christmas. Christmas and a Happy New She was just wild about that. She Year! And I mean it. seemed to like that more than the Writing this just a couple days new tires I put on her tractor two before Christmas. Twenty below years ago. and a nice breeze out of the Oh, I know what you're Northwest. Not going to be a real thinking. The lady has white Christmas, but Santa had everything. I think that is why better wear Carharts and a face she is so insistent that she mask. doesn't need anything. But, you Boy, it has been tough. Shirley know, as I am writing this, a says she doesn't want anything for few things are popping into my Christmas. I'pa sure a lot of you mind. If she had a few calves have spouses that say that. hey to feed in the morning. Just to insist they don't need anything, stay loose and have something And I'm looking around and kind to look forward to each day. You of agreeing. Her coveralls aren't know. Something to give her worn out. Her cap and neck scarf a feeling of responsibility and are looking good. Her work boots accomplishment. don't leak and her mittens don't I could buy her a few bucket have holes in them. calves. Put them close to the She is in pretty good shape saddle horse pen. She could pitch for tack. Her bridle reins aren't them a little hay on her way to do broke. Her cinch isn't frayed. Her the horse chores. And then, we stirrups match and her spurs have could sell them at grass time and rowels in them. She wasn't good split the profits! Now, what wife enough to get a new saddle. She wouldn't appreciate something has a pretty darn good bridle and like that? one of those nice new pads that is Oh, there have been times easy on a horses back. when she pretended she wasn't 1 bought her a new skid steer a elated with her gilts. The "Thigh while ago. The pitchfork handle Master" stands out as a bad idea. is good and she still has a pretty Suzanne Sommers seemed to like good scoop shovel that I bought hers a lot more. CONNIE WHITE, STIRUM, N.D. BERNELL WILLIAMS, STREETER, N.D. I don't make one because I I don't make them. I don't think wouldn't keep it. I ever have. VERN ZELLER, OAKES, N.D. Rick Schulz, Streeter, N.D. I'm not going to make one I usually break them, that's because I don't want to break one. why I don't make them. inu by Moe Bohannon Here we go again. I feel they are free to have that opinion compelled to air a grievance so also. We have to stand behind please bear with me. what we believe too, and we put In recent weeks and over tileour name on it every week. years The Oakes Times has If you have a problem and received Letters to the Editor would like to discuss this sub- on many subjects, and many ject, or any other, step iuto my of those letters have not been office during business hours. signed. Whether 1 believe the same Our policy states: wc will not way you do or wc differ in our publish a letter that is not signed, beliefs, please don't think that regardless of the subject matter makes 'a difference, the let- of the letter. If we begin to make ter won't sec print if it is not exceptions to that rule then we signed. lose credibility. Now I am sure Oakes has a bright future if wc there are those who feel we don't work together, and not tear each have any credibility anyway, but other apart. Happy 2005. Our new year's wish to you and yours is for health, wealth, and love in the new year and beyond. B om Fun rd- Tomc (TI'Y OF OAKES (7OUNCII~ MEETIN(; .\(;ENDA January 3, 20(15 - City Hall 7:30 p.m. CAI.L TO ORDER ROLL CAIA, APPROVAL OF MINUTES POLICE, COURT / AND. ,'\I I)ITOR RI'.PORTS - Pledge of A,