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OLAF FUB SEZ -- "You ain't heard nothin' yet," a line made famous by Al Jolson.

ON THIS DATE -- In 1927, the era of talking pictures arrived with the opening of "The Jazz Singer," starring Al Jolson, a movie that featured both silent and sound-synchronized scenes. . . . In 1939, in an address to the Reichstag, Adolf Hitler denied having any intention of war against France and Britain. . . . In 1981, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was shot to death by extremists while reviewing a military parade.

PREOWNED CARS -- A variety of used state cars will be sold at auction beginning at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at State Police Troop A Headquarters, 4525 W. Saile Drive, Batavia.

Advance copies of the sales list are available from the Office of General Services in Albany at 518-457-6335.

DUE IN DELHI -- Looking for a midwinter escape? If you are a young business or professional person, the Rotary Club of Buffalo may have just the ticket.

The Rotarians are seeking four outstanding young business and professional people to go to Delhi, India, from Feb. 11 to March 11 under the Rotary Foundation's Group Study Exchange Program. Cost of travel, room and board is covered by the Rotary Foundation and the host Rotary district.

The program fosters international understanding by giving young people from other countries an opportunity to learn from one another. The group from Buffalo will visit people in similar lines of business and study the nation's economy, society and culture.

Deadline for application is Oct. 25. For information, contact Jeffrey Hawkes, executive director of the Rotary Club of Buffalo, at 854-3397.

WARES AHEAD -- Crafters who are thinking ahead for the holidays might consider reserving display tables at two shows in November.

The first is the St. Peter's Holiday Craft Show from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca. Several rooms of the church's education building will be devoted to displays of holiday decorating and gift-giving items. For information, call the church office at 674-1233.

The other is the Christmas Craft Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Cantalician Center, 1360 Eggert Road, Eggertsville. Proceeds benefit the handicapped students at the Cantalician Center for Learning. For information, call Sister Mary Gloria at 874-0913.

ANGELS' WALK -- With television weatherman Kevin O'Connell as their official starter, the 250 students at Holy Angels Academy held their annual Walk of the Angels Friday, raising more than $15,000. A check for $1,000 from the proceeds was donated to the Skating Association for the Blind and Handicapped.

The walk came a day after the annual Mass for the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels at the school, which was celebrated by Bishop Henry J. Mansell of the Buffalo Catholic Diocese.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Jill Stanley , Allison Friedly, Lynn Whitford, Lynne Manning, Chad Thompson, Mike McLoughlin, Teresa Gilliland, John Olszowy, Mike McCarthy, Kevin John McCarthy, Maria Ganci, Joseph Zanghi, Walter Dohl, John Golszowy, Mary Freer, Margie Panek, Wally Kupkowski, Sara Benzo, Priscilla Derwin, Lou Mikler, Annette Misiak, Debbie Januszkiewicz, Nora Sharp, Rick Rogowski and Kris Kimbrell.

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