OLAF FUB SEZ: According to Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), "Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear." . . .
ON THIS DAY -- In 1789, Congress passed the First Judiciary Act, which provided for an attorney general and a Supreme Court . . . In 1869, financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk tried to corner the gold market, sending Wall Street into a panic and leaving thousands of investors in financial ruin . . . In 1896, author F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minn. He grew up in Buffalo . . . In 1929, Lt. James H. Doolittle guided a Consolidated biplane over Mitchell Field in New York in the first all-instrument flight . . . In 1955, President Dwight D. Eisenhower suffered a heart attack while on vacation in Denver . . . In 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0. . . .
REUNION NOTE -- Members of the East High School Class of 1949 who haven't been contacted about a reunion planned for Oct. 29 can get details by calling 854-2721. . . .
BUFFALO WAR HERO -- A Boston television station doing a documentary on the heroes behind a Massachusetts war monument is looking for information on a Buffalonian who was killed in World War II. Harry B. Christenson, who grew up on Riley Street, was one of eight crew members killed when their B-24 Liberator bomber was shot down on Feb. 19, 1945, over the Adriatic Sea off Yugoslavia; there were two survivors. Steve Buckley, who is preparing the show for airing on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, has been able to contact family members of all the other crew members and is searching for more information about Christenson as well as a photo. Any family members or friends are asked to call Buckley at (617) 666-8197. . . .
PANCAKE TIME -- An all you can eat pancake breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday in the Arcade Fire Hall. Besides pancakes, the menu will include "100 percent" pure maple syrup, sausage, orange juice, coffee tea or milk. The tab will be $5 for adults, $3 for children 4 to 10 and free for kids under 4. . . .
HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Joe Henault II, Jo Anne Gleason, Amy Insalaco, Barbara Bartle, Dusty Franczyk, Robbie Mall, Jake Pokorny, Sean Ring, Micahel Safe, Roseann Scotland, Carl Bogulski, Alex Wyman, Robbie Moll, Beverly Dilora, Teresa Golebiewski, Carley Carney, Debbie Rogers, Ashley Ann Kelly, Molly Wakelee, Randy Wheeler, James Spano, Gene Bartels, Bobby Bartels, James Grabowski, Bill Mikolajczek, Kayla Marie Carney.
SATURDAY -- Ryan Sherk, Mica Toczynski, Bob Zielinski, Thomas Franczyk, Connie Evaniak, Paul Porter, Don Jacobi, Gerry Nowatka, Chris Pokrandt, Ellen Fiener, Rose Marie Cannon, Rose Hangen, Joe Cole, Bruce J. Sage, Michael Bertino, Michele Alagna, Tony Smaszcz, Megan McNamara, Jan Jones, Mary Szabo, Pat Henault, Maria Andrzejewski.
AND SUNDAY -- Laura Ann Lukasiak, Susan O'Neill Lauber, Mary K. Fuentes, Anne Miller, Millie Harlukiewicz, Ron Seufert, David Nowak Jr., Tom Olszowy, Paul Olszowy, Helen Greco, Kristy Grossman, Kathleen M. Cotter, Marie Huller, Nathan Ventura, Geri Maraschiello, Russell Boorom, Phil Gerace, Ben Kay, Rev. Keith Jones, La Nathan Nevins, John Tykoliz, Pat Kelleher, Ed Cudney, Tom McGrath, Skip Doedema, Jack Miller, Mary Beth Seivert, Veronica Sue Latham, Carol Ann Sanita, Dolly Cuddihy, Joan Cuddihy, Carol Silverman, Steve Kovac.