OLAF FUB SEZ: According to an Arcade reader, "It's difficult to love thy neighbor when he's breaking your leg." . . .
ON THIS DAY -- In 1400, author Geoffrey Chaucer died in London . . . In 1854, the "Charge of the Light Brigade" took place during the Crimean War . . . In 1929, former Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall was convicted of accepting a $100,000 bribe in connection with the Elk Hills Naval Oil Reserve in California . . . In 1962, U.S. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson presented photographic evidence of Soviet missile bases in Cuba to the U.N. Security Council . . . In 1962, American author John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature . . . In 1971, the U.N. General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan . . . In 1983, U.S. Marines and Rangers, assisted by soldiers from six Caribbean nations, invaded Grenada at the order of President Ronald Reagan. He said the action was needed to protect U.S. citizens there. . . .
Whistle A Happy Tune
Try whistling your troubles away,
I'm sure it will help a lot.
You don't have to carry a tune
Or if there are lyrics or not.
-- Dan Kublitz
CENTURY OLD -- Marion Crowley of Holland is celebrating her 100th birthday today and will receive friends at her home on Holland-Glenwood Road throughout the weekend.
THE FINEST -- More than 90 of Western New York's finest crafters are expected to be on hand for the annual holiday craft show at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 10 French Road, Depew, from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 10. Admission will be $1. Children 12 and under will be admitted free. . . .
SEARCH IS ON -- The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Jaycees are searching for former members, alumni and members from other Region Eight chapters to join them in celebrating their 60th anniversary next March at an exact time and place to be announced.
The anniversary committee is seeking old photos and chapter memoriabila. Past members interested in attending the party can get details from Jim Steinborn at 695-1659 or Mary Ann Kustich at 874-0110. . . .
Cannot distribute vertically CHICKEN & BISCUITS will be the main menu items at an Erie County Grange dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Grange Building at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. The meal, which also includes a salad, homemade pie and beverage, will cost $4.50 pre-sale and $5 at the door. Children under 10 will eat for $3, according to Rose Trask, chairman of the Erie County Pomona Grange.
She said a variety of crafts will be available for holiday shoppers, starting at 11 a.m. Admission to the grounds and parking are free. For pre-sale dinner tickets and craft rentals, call 549-3446 or 627-4526. . . .
CALLING ALL CROATIANS and people interested in Croatia, writes Mary Ann Zylka, who is seeking them for the new Croatian-American Heritage Association of Western New York. Mrs. Zylka, of East Amherst, said the group, formed to preserve Croatian culture, history and customs, will meet on Nov. 12 at 7:15 p.m. in Cardinal Stepinac Memorial Auditorium, Abbott Road and West Elmview Avenue, Lackawanna. She can be reached at 1619 Abbott Road, Lackawanna 14218. . . .
SATURDAY WILL be a special celebration for Angela Head, the grandmother of two, the great grandmother of four, and incidentally 100 years young. Some 70 members of her family will join together for a Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Catholic Church at Union and Indian Church roads and then get together at Mercy Hospital Cafetorium for a celebration.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Mark Pagano, Joseph Buran Sr., Sue Koronowski, Rita Messore, Sophie Pokorski, Marc Roselle, David Pajak Jr., Bonnie Ress, the Rev. James Judge, Dale P. Kelly, Billye Chilcott, the Rev. Richard Maye, Jean Roy, David Walters, Pat Harrington, Mark Rathbun, Pat Hanna, Grace Gibbons, Helen Meegan, Dolly Kusz, Joanne Meegan, Betty Monaco, Betty Metpath, Neal Miller, Jim Wrest, Ola B. Lee, Rich Obe, Mary Ann Montesano, Michael DiNunzio.
SATURDAY -- Jim Kelley, Gil Chorbajian, Cheryl Rae, Mary Anne Deichman, Arlene Schlau, Bob Kersten, Paul Tokasz, Mark Kautz, Laura Beth Kriegel, Renee Berger, Marjie Zabrzewski, Millie Priebe, Joelle Pantano, Debbie Bamrick, Zora Kustreba, John Pokrant, Steve Harber, Amanda E. Rott, Gert Piegay, Violet Macklin, Tim McCrohan, Gene Wrest, Gerry Pokrzyk.
AND SUNDAY -- Jaime Petersen, Diane Rosati, Jean Griffin, Amy Schroeder, Marianne Pastore, John Struwe, Nadine Sansone, Evelyn Schell, Nancy Fahy, Colleen Weishaupt, Karen Bolin, Irene Weiss, Scott Daquin, Stephen Palame, Cari Barnas, Frank Pringle, Bill Gavin, Mary Buerster, Donald Hess, Peggy LaGree, Michael A. Rinaldo, Cheryl Falkowski, Joyce Bartels, Mark Pronobis, Marion Grimes, Lucy Smith.