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REPORTERS' NOTEBOOK

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to English playwright and journalist Ellen Wood (1813-1887), "It is not so much what we have done amiss, as what we have left undone, that will trouble us, looking back." . . .

ON THIS DAY -- In 1542, Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, was executed for adultery. . . . In 1935, a jury in Flemington, N.J., found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of first-degree murder in the kidnap-death of the infant son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. Hauptmann was later executed. . . . In 1945, during World War II, Soviet troops captured Budapest, Hungary, from the Germans. . . . In 1945, Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden. . . . In 1960, France exploded its first atomic bomb. . . .

Winter Blues
My nose is running,

I've a cold in my head --

my eyes are watery,

my body's like lead.

I have the feeling

(tho' you may scoff)

that if I bend over

my head might fall off.

Each winter's the same;

germs attack with zeal,

and I am complaining.

What a way to feel!

-- Dorothy F. Hrycik
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED -- The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service needs volunteers to read newspapers, books and magazines to area blind and print-handicapped people.

Radio readers are needed for evening and weekend readings, according to Robert J. Sikorski, president of the nonprofit agency. Call 668-8888. . . .

FLEA MARKET -- Walter Kania of the St. Agnes Home School Association sent word that a flea market will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 3 and 4 at the school, 188 Ludington St. He said food and refreshments also will be available. . .

AN OPEN HOUSE for prospective students and their families will be held at Martin Luther Christian School, 1085 Eggert Road, Amherst, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 5-9 and from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 6, according to Patricia Duncan, principal of the school. Call 836-3554. . . .

ALL YOU CAN EAT is one of the lures for the annual spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. March 3 at Covenant United Methodist Church, 539 Main St., West Seneca. The tab will be $5 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 10 and free for children under 5. . . .

NEW POST -- Air Force Master Sgt. Terry L. Mack, son of David and Mary Mack of Buffalo, has been assigned to duty at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala. He is a recruiter assigned to the 3331st Recruiting Squadron. . . .

HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Kayla Miller, Michael Martin Flannery, Tina Kreuzer, Joe Cole, Taylor Gavigan, Paul Szymanski, Dan Oliverio, Connie Crissman, Dennis Maher, James Wadsworth, Alexis Hejna, Tina Kuczmanski, Tom Jurgens, Sean Sheehan, Jessica Streck, Dominic Huggins, Daniel Kelly, James Malinowski, Sandra Freedman.

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