Chest Full Of Cantlets
One day his grandfather told him death is already sitting on the tongue of a man about to die and so when his cousin died some weeks later, he rushed into the room and pried open the corpse's jaws, looking into the mouth for a small black figure ...
July 13, 2015
Jukeboxes a hit with drivers at Ky. Speedway
The company is headquartered at 1220 E. Oak Street, where it has seen recent growth selling record players, furniture and now, of course, jukeboxes. "The excitement for the trophy, especially for Brad, was a nice surprise," said Crosley president Keith ...
July 12, 2015
Dallas detectives often need a bit of luck to crack a cold case
It would take them 12 years to finally arrest the man they say killed the 63-year-old great-grandfather and concealed his corpse. That meant a dozen years of dead ends — grilling neighbors, poring over bank records and carefully police, like last ...
July 10, 2015
Vigil message: Keep looking for infant
Standing at far right is Ember's great-grandfather, Eddie Graham. Copyright 2015 More than 125 people came to the vigil for missing Ember Graham, who disappeared a week ago, at the empty lot next to the Happy Stop Market on Cloverdale Road near Oak ...
July 10, 2015
California's invasive 'contraband watch' often yields little
Inmates are handcuffed and shackled for days or even weeks while guards watch around-the-clock until nature takes its course. Potty watches have been used 1,200 times in the . In addition to his wife and grandmother, he was preceded in death by two ...
July 11, 2015
What makes me proud to be an American: Thoughts on the Fourth of July
I love the oak trees and Spanish moss. I love porch swings, folk art, fiddles and fiddlers. Thank you for keeping the history intact, so that all of us can learn about the . We stood next to the grandfather clock and watched how the five of them ...
July 5, 2015
House thought to be Ray's oldest purchased the year river moved
Some hours later, about 3 o'clock in the morning, I awoke and as my eyes became accustomed to the darkness, I could see we were approaching Wellington and I knew that we would soon be turning into Camden Bend. Camden was the 'toe' in a Most of the ...
July 2, 2015
U-Bild: Project stands the test of time
If you're a woodworker looking for a project that the next generation will enjoy, this handsome grandfather clock project definitely fits the bill. Standing an imposing six feet tall, the clock is built from oak as pictured (other species will also work).
March 3, 2012
Furtwangler L Sohne Antique Grandfather Clock
Grandfather ... German long case clock, c. 1900-1915, in excellent condition, from a private collection. The clock mechanism and case are both marked LFS. The clock case (stands 85" x 23-1/4") is made of solid carved, black forest oak, moderately ornate,
July 8, 2015
Man who stole grandfather clock from Warrawong home avoids jail
The pair made off with a 40-centimetre television, a CD player, an antique wrist watch and a grandfather clock. Police were alerted to the break-in by the occupants of the home about 11 o'clock on the night of February 23. Fact sheets tendered to the court ...
April 22, 2015
R.J. Horner clock strikes $97,750 at Fontaine's Auction
News-Antique.com - Apr 14,2009 - (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) - A monumental, 10-foot-tall carved oak grandfather clock by R. J. Horner soared to $97,750 at a multi-estate sale held April 4 by Fontaine's Auction Gallery. The clock was the top earner of the more ...
April 3, 2015
Clocks’ many duties stand the test of time
He and his staff work on about 2,500 clocks in the shop a year, and he makes about 700 grandfather-clock house calls. He also moves clocks for customers, and sometimes buys clocks from customers. He figures that within a year most of the clocks for sale in ...
March 6, 2015
Craftsman's muse takes many forms
Creeping arthritis and other maladies would eventually drain some of his power but, from 1994 through 2010, he built a fleet of 11 majestic grandfather clocks. He worked in selected slabs of pristine oak and walnut in a flurry of superb joinery and ...
February 9, 2015
Grandfather Clock Does Loop-The-Loop With Pendulum When No One Looking
OAK PARK, IL—Eyeing his contribution to the gathering’s potluck offerings with concern, local man Thomas Rafferty reportedly spent the duration of his coworker’s party Saturday anxiously watching his homemade banana bread go uneaten. Acc...
March 10, 2014