1) battery used to back up an alarm clock in case the electricity goes out, insuring that the alarm will sound in one hour and twenty minutes. The exact time it takes to get hard again. Normally you wouldn't care but this pie is an unbelievable ram and you can't risk the alarm not going off, like your hog.
Hey Pinjat, give me a pack of reds, a dozen horses and a nine volt. And yea, I will have some of your beef jerky even though you pray to it.