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by Eagle One
Sun January 7, 2018, 7:51 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

The first one with the right answer wins the prize. That's the rules. I gave enough hints to give the answer. I quit too. Sorry I made someone mad...!!!
by Eagle One
Sat January 6, 2018, 3:23 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

A Mule Well Eddie, after I gave all those hints to Bruce, you came up with the mule answer, which is correct. I talked with some old guys years back who confirmed that it was indeed a mule. The shooter was in a farm field south of Hamlet in the general area which Bruce described. When he heard the ...
by Eagle One
Sat January 6, 2018, 12:59 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

I got it! I got it! A tractor! He was hiding under a tractor! Bruce, Bruce !!! OK Bruce, one more hint. This was a farm animal that pulled the wagon. Now tell me what kind of animal it was and please don't say a cow, goat or oxen. I thought you'd pick up on the phrase "sidekick." You gott...
by Eagle One
Fri January 5, 2018, 8:20 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Well, now I'm 0 for 3... three strikes and I'm out, but since the last one could be considered a foul tip I get another swing. So how about a haystack? Wrong again Bruce but I've got you down for 3 foul tips and 2 more swings. I think you're gonna hit one over the wall on the next swing. You guesse...
by Eagle One
Thu January 4, 2018, 11:54 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Bruce Osburn wrote:Okay, so I'm 0 for 2. Well, how about a rickety ol' farm wagon left out in the open?

Hey there Bruce. Wrong again. But man you're getting very, very hot. I'll give you a hint. It's something that had a lot to do with an old farm wagon.
by Eagle One
Thu January 4, 2018, 6:08 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Okay, so I was wrong. How about hiding in a peach packing house on the south end of Battley Dairy Road? You're very close on the area Bruce but he wasn't inside the peach packing house. I've talked with some of the old timers that was involved in the search and they all confirmed that he was hiding...
by Eagle One
Wed January 3, 2018, 11:04 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Bruce Osburn wrote:I know! I know! He was hiding under a huge sand lug on Goodman's tobacco farm!

Sorry Bruce, try again. I'll give you guys a little help. It was in a rural area south of Hamlet and it might have been a farm.
by Eagle One
Wed January 3, 2018, 5:38 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

sigmore wrote:Just a wild guess, but was it under a watermelon??

Sorry sigmore, this was a good guess and you deserve credit for trying. I personally believe that no one will guess this one, but he was actually hiding under something that would be hard to believe. :lol:
by Eagle One
Tue January 2, 2018, 7:41 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Well you got the first part right Eddie. Chief John B. Fallow. Now comes the really tough part. What was the shooter hiding under to keep the plane from spotting him. And the Class of 64 was a great one. Old Eagle One here was a member and classmate of yours. Hope you're doing well. Haven't seen you...
by Eagle One
Mon January 1, 2018, 6:36 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 3457

Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Many years ago a Hamlet police chief was killed after responding to a domestic dispute. The killer went on the run and a big manhunt followed. A small plane was sent up to try and spot the shooter. This is a two part question. Who was the officer ? What was the shooter hiding under when the plane wa...
by Eagle One
Fri December 8, 2017, 10:05 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Telephone Number ???
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Re: Telephone Number ???

Congratulations Malcolm. You hit the nail right on the head. You're either a retired railroad man or you remembered the earlier post by me. That crew callers office phone stayed hot round the clock. They were either calling crews or talking with those wanting to find out how they stood on the board ...
by Eagle One
Thu December 7, 2017, 11:02 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Telephone Number ???
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Re: Telephone Number ???

Nope. Sorry. Try again. I'll give a hint though. I ran this same one thru here a few years ago. Most of the guessers got very hot but didn't quite hit the nail on the head. I finally had to give the answer. :lol:
by Eagle One
Wed December 6, 2017, 5:28 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Telephone Number ???
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Telephone Number ???

This telephone number (582-1215) used to be the most called one in the old Hamlet-Rockingham phone book. Whose number was it? Don't try calling it now. It has long been taken out of service but some poor soul probably wound up with it later on. :roll:
by Eagle One
Fri November 10, 2017, 12:17 am
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 48
Replies: 1
Views: 719

Re: News Messenger 48

Sorry to hear about "Jabbo"s untimely death at Seaboard Filling Station Wednesday night. Does anyone know if fowl play is suspected and what the arrangements are, :cry: if any???
by Eagle One
Tue October 3, 2017, 7:40 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: John L. Peele (Johnny)
Replies: 1
Views: 544

Re: John L. Peele (Johnny)

Rest in peace Johnny......You will be missed. "Big Train"
by Eagle One
Mon September 18, 2017, 4:00 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Glenn A. Boling
Replies: 1
Views: 720

Re: Glenn A. Boling

Rest In Peace Glenn. You can now fish all you want in a much better place than this old world. And we're sure your beloved couch is there waiting on you, never to be thrown out again by those so insensitive. And that "useless junk" as they refer to will be waiting on you too. What a shame ...
by Eagle One
Mon August 21, 2017, 11:16 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 4246

Re: Who are these folks?

Mack Patrick was a good friend. Rest In Peace Mack.
by Eagle One
Sat August 19, 2017, 3:10 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 4246

Re: Who are these folks?

I think that's Joe Blalock on the left.
by Eagle One
Sun June 25, 2017, 2:34 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS
Replies: 4
Views: 1419

Re: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS

Charles' dad was a railroad fireman back in the steam engine days. The saying goes that he always kept a blue flame in the firebox which was good because a blue flame was as hot as the fire could get, thereby generating more steam. So he was nicknamed "Blue Flame" and the name followed on ...
by Eagle One
Thu May 18, 2017, 3:22 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Hamlet High
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

Re: IRH - Hamlet High

I had no idea that Russ had passed away. We e-mailed and talked by phone periodically but I hadn't heard from him in quite a while. Can someone tell me when he died? Last time we talked he had just bought a new motorcycle and was mighty proud of that bike. I knew that he and Helga were living in Lad...
by Eagle One
Sun November 13, 2016, 6:23 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1966 Misc.
Replies: 2
Views: 1292

Re: 1966 Misc.

I remember when the Dinette used to be the "Pink Platter." Cherry Cokes. Cokes with cherry syrup from the fountain. Way before 1966. Around 1957.
by Eagle One
Tue November 1, 2016, 9:02 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990
Replies: 7
Views: 1963

Re: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990

That's good Freddie. The disabled and our vets should have a special place in the festival. I saw in the paper where they were bragging on how well organized it was. Quite to the contrary. Pathetic how the organizers overlooked you guys. Wish you the best brother !!!
by Eagle One
Tue November 1, 2016, 2:21 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990
Replies: 7
Views: 1963

Re: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990

What happened Freddie?
by Eagle One
Fri September 16, 2016, 12:48 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 4064

Re: "Milking"

Correct. Timber Rattler.
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 10:14 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 4064

Re: "Milking"

A clue. There are several species of rattlesnakes but only one is prominent around the Hamlet area. And it isn't the Diamondback. Bruce Osborne should certainly know the answer to this one !!!
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 10:11 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 4064

Re: "Milking"

sigmore wrote:I'm gonna make two guesses. Cotton Mouth Water Moccasin or the ever popular, Copper Head. Did I win something??

Nope sig. We're talkin rattlers here !!!
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 4:45 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 4064

Re: "Milking"

Here at Panama City Beach we had a snake show and I saw them milk rattlesnakes. I think they Diamond Back Rattlesnakes I'm well familiar with the Eastern Diamondbacks . But that's not the species I'm looking for. Diamondbacks aren't native to the Hamlet area but there are plenty of the species whic...
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 12:25 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 4064

Re: "Milking"

Betty Freeman Farrell wrote:My answer is Rattlesnakes,they are milked for the venom

OK Betty, you got half right but give me the species !!!
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 10:00 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 4064

Re: "Milking"

Might be Bruce, but that's not what I'm looking for. The answer will be in some type of life form with a brain.
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 7:28 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 4064

"Milking"

The trivia question for today is: What can be found around Hamlet that can be milked? It's not a cow, goat or any kind of animal or flower. The answer, when answered, must be specific as to what species. Good Luck !!!
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 4:29 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do You Know Him? Freddie Hassler
Replies: 7
Views: 2777

Re: Do You Know Him?

Concur
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 4:22 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 9586

Re: Do you know her???

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by Eagle One
Wed August 31, 2016, 8:05 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Other Stuff"
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: "Other Stuff"

Congratulations. We have a winner !!! I knew what the reason was all along sigmore. I firmly believe in covert, clandestine operations. But couldn't it have been by emails? Of course Hillary is a prime example of why emails can't be trusted as they can be hacked. I had to use a round about way of ga...
by Eagle One
Tue August 30, 2016, 8:55 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Other Stuff"
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

"Other Stuff"

Now here's one I bet nobody can solve. What goes on with the "Other Stuff" site that just mysteriously appears and disappears. I'll give sigmore first shot at it.
by Eagle One
Tue August 30, 2016, 8:47 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you them??? Tommy Smart and Jerry Clark
Replies: 6
Views: 2618

Re: Do you them???

Concur
by Eagle One
Mon August 29, 2016, 4:13 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 9586

Re: Do you know her???

This is getting to be a serious situation here. This child must be identified. She's been on the "Do You Know" site too long. Every time I go there there's that cute, poor little face staring up at me. If nobody knows her last name will she remain on here forever? How did her photo wind up...
by Eagle One
Sat August 6, 2016, 1:01 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 9586

Re: Do you know her???

It's definitely not Ms. Jones. She spells her first name "Marianne." Whoever contributed this photo and supplied her first name has to know the last name.
by Eagle One
Fri August 5, 2016, 1:08 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 9586

Re: Do you know her???

Someone has gotta know this child. Until then, if ever, I'll just call her "Jane Doe."
by Eagle One
Mon August 1, 2016, 10:41 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1957 City Lake Project
Replies: 5
Views: 2189

Re: 1957 City Lake Project

It's a good thing "Johnny Rambo" out of Bragg didn't come thru town with all the guardsmen down at the Lake.
by Eagle One
Fri July 15, 2016, 10:50 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 9586

Re: Do you know her???

I concur with Tiz on this answer.
by Eagle One
Wed July 6, 2016, 2:21 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Jody Meacham - Happy July 4th
Replies: 2
Views: 1572

Re: Jody Meacham - Happy July 4th

Any trouble with bears here? I saw on the news last week where a trail biker was mauled to death by a bear in Glacier National Park. Beautiful pics.
by Eagle One
Mon July 4, 2016, 3:13 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 2988

Re: "Crank Hand"

How about something to do with hand-cars before they became motorized, sort of like the ones we used to see Charlie Chaplin hand pumping to get out of the way of a runaway engine? Bruce is close enough on the answer. What I was referring to was the section worker who rode with a section foreman or ...
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 9:21 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 2988

Re: "Crank Hand"

Sorry Bruce, but you are a long way off. The job involved cranking alright but not diesel engines or hand cars. Pumping and cranking are two dogs of a different color.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 4:43 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 2988

Re: "Crank Hand"

Tiz has come close to answering my question but a "crank hand" did something more important and back breaking. Tell me what they did.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 11:16 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 2988

Re: "Crank Hand"

Sorry Lynn. That's not the answer but you brought back some fond memories. I always was the one who got to crank the hand churn. I cranked extra fast so I could get my share sooner.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 10:28 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 2988

Re: "Crank Hand"

No, you didn't win yet sigmore. You're warm though. They did crank something, but not as in starting a car and either hand could have been used.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 8:24 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 2988

"Crank Hand"

If someone used the words "Crank Hand," who or what were they referring to? This term was widely used around Hamlet. And it wasn't a drug user as the word "crank" is sometimes referred to.

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