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THE PONCHATOULA TIME Sj APRIL 28, 2011, PAGE 6 How Well Do You Know Your Cars? By MARION FANNALY Florida Parishes Vintage Car Club 1. How many different companies did Dodge operate under over the years? Name them. 2. What year did the LaSal]e appear on the scene and in what Steve Gureasko's 1958 Edsel wagon (Times On Wheels Photo) i919 Model T Ford oldest of over 80 cars on display at Community Motors Car Show (Times On Wheels Photo) & Magicians (11t 5) 194- 5938 Ponchatoula Fitness Center Weight Training -Childcare Fitness Classes Senior Citizen Programs Weight Loss Programs SPECIAL $29.95"-- Our Fitness Classes Include: Silver Sneakers, Yoga, Abs & Spin, Step & Spin ALso avaiLabLe Massage [t Tanning 1330 Hwy. 51 North (Veterans Avenue) Ponchatoula, LA 985/386-8507 www.ponchatoulafitness.com Michael Tournillon Owner/Operator *Plus tax with this ad some restrictions apply offer expires 3/30/11 year was it discontinued? 3. Oakland was one of the GM cornerstones. , Like most cars in the Great Depression it had a companion car which sold for less money - this car out- sold and outlived the Oakland. Name this companion car. 4. In what model year did Buick drop its 6 cylinder en- gines and replace them with all overhead valve Straight 8's? 5. In the 1930's several man- ufacturers built aerodynamic models. From a sales stand- point which one was the most successful? 6. We are all familiar with Buick's famous Roadmaster series, but who built a series called the Road King? 7. Which auto manufacturer was the first to set up a finance operation for its customers? 8. Who built the first heavy duty trucks and what were they named? 9. Which one of the early auto builders frequently spent his weekends, according to folk- lore, patrolling his estate and offering assistance to motorists stranded on the highway? 10. An advertisement titled "Penalty of Leadership" became famous and still is. Which manufacturer promoted their cars in this ad? ANSWERS plaopA oq jo papu S oq 'alit.p o "0I ss!aoom populous dio q o puq s jo uo  do[ oq ss oaoplio 3 - paoli auo H "6 IOIAI o otuu oq pouqo oq aoj ;iaoqs "906I u.t tona uqu oq poonp -oau! saoqoaq ioi oq& " 916I u[ pu[aoA 0 s[[[2 h "L qnomId "9 aXqdoz UlOaU.VI "9 SOUT -UO OAIA pe0qaoA0 S q.maS pq s)Io.mfl 1861 IIV "l. .uo d "8 "0.6I uz. ponu[uosTp pu Lg6I u.z poanp -oau! s oI[Sw- I oq " "pozt. -IUZ3 s 'DTI dnD alsdaqD s [[maoj uom I ,,'aois:tqO eaON, , o soss OlSXaqo oq jo som jo oils '600 '0I ounp u O "dnoafl uomsoAu.t aoqouv q pouo ou s. I "aIm.(I :to I pu 'saoIu q oq mo:tj t.t qnoq aOlsAaqo 's.oq a.oq moaj t posqoand udtuoo uomsoAu! poo H pu paII.t(I 'saoqoaq opo(I oq - OA!, I "I PHS administrator corrects statement in anti-tax editorial Bryan, I'm not sure where you re- ceived your information about computer classes at Ponchatou- la High, but I can assure you students are enrolled in com- puter classes and will be for many years to come. We have four full-time com- puter teachers on campus. They teach IBCA, which is an intro- ductory computer/keyboarding course, and next year, students will be able to earn an indus- try-based certification in this course. We also offer Entrepreneur- ship, Webmastering, Digital Graphics, and Principles of Business. Every core area and special education classroom has six computers, and there are three full-service computer labs on campus, as well as five portable computer laptop carts that teachers use. I respect your opinion to vote no on the tax; however, please feel free to call me if you have any questions about what will be offered in the curriculum at PHS. We really do provide an excellent education, and I don't want the public confused about the course offerings. Thanks for all you do! Mary Beth Crovetto Assistant Principal Ponchatoula High School (EDITOR'S NOTE: A PHS student and her mother report- ed that when the student asked to be placed in the computer iiiili ...... ....... i class, the teacher indicated the classes would likely not be of- ii!ii!ii! \\; fered at PHS.)   ..... lf ),ou have questions, go to." www.tangischools.org and click on the APril 30 tx button. Paid Advertisement EMAIL LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  editor@ponchatoula.com SUBSCRIBE ONLINE  www.ponchatoula.com/ptimes t