CLIP JOINT 

CLIP JOINT

Democratic challenger E.C. Jones claims that county trustee Bob Patterson s staff has spent $12,000 in local restaurants in the past three years. He also claims that $30 was spent for a secretary s hairdo and $1,475 was spent to send a secretary to nursing school, all at taxpayer expense. Rather than deny the allegations, Patterson was quoted in the CA as saying, If these are the only things I m doing wrong, it s like counting staples and Gem clips. Actually, it s much more like counting meals, tuition payments, and hairdos, none of which bear any resemblance in shape or function to paper clips. n

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