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2B April 3, 2003 Education The Cuba Free Press CHS class raises nl,:,00t $$$ fc!!00.charity Chris Case photo Mrs. Luettecke&apos;s high school class raised the most money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society during a recent Pennies for Pizza fund-raising contest sponsored by the CHS Key Club. Collecting spare change over a three week period, the class raised $189.25 and was treated to a Pizza Hut pizza party. The event raised $559.21 overall for the cancer charity. J.D. ROHRER LAW FI Located at 211 West Main, Steelville, MO Office Hours Weekdays 8:00 - Saturday 8:00 - 12:00 General Practice--In Worker's Compensation Claim • Personal In Auto Accidents • Social Security Claims Handled on a percentage basis of FOR APPOINTMENT OR INFORMATION cfp ' Holy Ceoss Catholic School 407 W. School Avenue invites you to Preschool Kindergarten OPEN HOUSE Men., April 7, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Meet the teacher. Information packet Tues., April 8, 8:30 am to 10:30 am Participate in classroom activities with the I Preschool Students must be 4 by July 31, 2003. Kindergarten Students must be 5 by July 31,2003. Call 885-4727 for more information Cuba School Menus Grades K-4 Monday. April 7 Chicken nuggets, Cannon balls on bun, French fries, Baked beans, Peaches, Milk- variety, Condiments Tuesday. April 8 Chili with peanut butter and jelly sandwich, Cannon balls on bun, Salad, Peas, Wacky cake, Milk-variety, Condi- ments Wednesday. April 9 Meatloaf with bread and but- ter, Cannon balls on bun, Mashed potatoes with gravy, Green beans, Pears, Milk- variety, Condiments Thursday, April 10 Spaghetti with garlic bread, Cannon balls on bun, Salad, Corn, Chocolate pudding, Milk-variety, Condiments Friday, April 11 BBQ Ham on bun, Cannon balls on bun, Pasta salad, Green beans, Jello cake, Milk-variety, condiments Grades 5-12 Monday. April 7 Chicken nuggets, Meatballs on bun, Pizza, Chef salad with crackers, French fries, Baked beans, Carrots, Why pay full price for your prescriptions when you can save up to 80% (and more!) by ordering from a licensed Canadian Pharmacy! Call ShopCanadaRX todayT I lJl Call Toll Free/ , 1-866-650-7467 Buckle Up! v' These Deals Our °eeeeeeoeeeeeeeeeleeeeeeeeeeeee° 1997 F150 4x4 V-8, Auto., Local Owner On,y$9875 00000000000000000000000 eOee°O000 '00 CROWN VlC V-8, Auto., Loaded $13,950 '02 GRAND MARQUIS LS V-8, Leather, Loaded $17,500 Peaches, Pears, Milk-variety, Condiments Tuesday, April 8 Chili, Hamburger on bun, Pizza, Chef salad with crack- ers, Salad, .Peas, Vegetables, Pineapples, Wacky cake, Milk-variety, Condiments Wednesday. April 9 Meatloaf, BBQ rib on bun, Pizza, Chef salad with crack- ers, Mashed potatoes with gravy, Broccoli, Green beans, Baked apples, Pears, Milk- variety, Condiments Thursday, April 10 Spaghetti, Roast beef on bun, Pizza, Chef salad with crack- ers, Salad, Beets, Corn, Peaches, Pudding, Milk- variety, Condinients Friday. April 11 BBQ ham on bun, Corn dog, Pizza, Chef salad with crack- ers, Pasta salad, Green beans, Carrots, Jello cake, Milk-variety, Condiments Two Mercury Sables GS V-6, Auto., Loaded Starting at $11,955 i i, 0% APR on New Trucks/Cars Rates as low as 4.9% on Program & Preowned Cars/Trucks Many to e choose from Schwieder .Ford Eighty-Four Years/ ..J,%= Steelville 775-2222 c,., I I  ..} 1-800-313-FORD (3673) "t qll,lPlrll €'4,,i by Kay Hively_ Inside the little hut, everyone was finally warm. Jacob was still hungry and scared, but he was glad his family was all together. lle knew his parents would take care of him and Mary. They would survive. Sitting around the fire, Jacob's mother and father talked about what the family should do. All the tools were gone. The horses were lost. Their food was gone, and even the gun and traps had been lost. All they had was the money from the furs. As the little hut got warmer and warmer, Jacob became sleep'/. He leaned his head against his father's knee. But just as he closed his eyes, he heard something scratching on the canvas. Jacob was sure it was the bear or the wildcat that had scared Patches. Mr. Stark pulled back one comer of the canvas. Suddenly Jacob was bowled over by a mass of wet hair. It was Patches! Jacob rolled on the ground with his dog licking his face. As he sat on the cold ground and hugged his dog, Jacob knew things were getting better. And things did get better - right away. As the family celebrated the return of Patches, they heard voices. Mr. Stark crawled out of the shelter and looked down the hill. There, on the river bank, was Captain Bell. Even though his feet were still bleeding, Jacob's father ran down the hill and threw his arms around his friend. Soon, all the family came down to the shore. The captain told them he had made it to New Madrid where he had sold his furs. Ol.ssoo IF-rWsmoWs Things to Think About and DO - A. In a dictionary look up these words and write their definitions: l. Canvas 2. Shelter 3. Keelboat 4. Landmark 5. Wreckage 6. Passage 7. St. Nicholas B. After Little Prairie disappeared, a new town was built. It was named Caruthersville. On a modem map, find the towns of Caruthersville and New Madrid on the Mississippi River. Using your map or ailas, look up the populations of New Madrid and Caruthersville. Show Me Standards Correlations - G1:2,5; CA2; SS5,7 But when the earthquake hit, he knew his friends would need help. When the river settled down, Captain Bell loaded his keelbOat with supplies and set out down the river. He said it trip down from New Madrid. Many boats and river men lost during the earthquake. It was hard to navigate because all kinds of things were floatin}, about. Many towns had actually fallen into the river. Trees were upr<,'v( ci and lying in the There was destruction everywhere along the river The captain said he often became 1o;. ( )',d landmarks on the riverbank were gone. tie said he was confused until he saW Patches waking along the shore. He knew the dog would show him the right place to go. Jacob was happy to be rescued. Now his family had warm clothes and shoes. The captain had even brought food ready to eat. Captain Bell said he had even more food, traps and tools. It was like for Jacob and his family. Staring at the old river man, Jacob even began to think that Captain Bell looked an awful lot Iike St. Nicholas. Author Kay Hively and Illustrator B//lie Co)urth Stewart are both of Neosho, Missoun Produced h partnership newspaper and the Missouri Press Foqndation with from Verizon Foundation. C'opynght 2002. 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