OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the old Greek sage Anonymous, "Where apathy is master, all men are slaves." . . .
ON THIS DAY -- In 1777, the Congress of the United States was forced to flee to York, Pa., in the face of advancing British forces. . . . In 1791, Mozart's opera "The Magic Flute" premiered in Vienna, Austria. . . . In 1846, dentist William Morton used ether as an anesthetic for the first time on a patient in his Boston office. . . . In 1946, an international military tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, found 22 top Nazi leaders guilty of war crimes. . . . In 1954, the first atomic-powered vessel, the submarine Nautilus, was commissioned by the Navy. . . .
GIGANTIC and "groovy" are the descriptions given for a yard, craft and baked goods sale "all rolled into one" to be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at 6451 Broadway in Lancaster to benefit the Pet Connection, the 21-year-old organization that rescues and finds loving homes for cats and other animals.
The Pet Connection is always in need of food, medical and other items as well as money donations to help pay the veterinarian bills associated with the program.
For information about thefund-raiser, click www.petconnectionprogramsinc.com or call 652-0192.. . .
BIRTHDAY BASH -- Dr. Charles A. Bauda, a retired physician who turned 90 on Thursday, will be treated to a big party starting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Rizzo's Banchetti in Amherst to celebrate his 90 years on earth.
Bauda, who has lived in Boynton Beach, Fla., in recent years, is scheduled to fly to Buffalo today. The Buffalo native and graduate of the University of Buffalo Medical School, was recognized as a Buffalo News Citizen of the Year in 1982 in recognition of his church, civic and medical work.
The former member of the staff at Sisters Hospital has received numerous awards and recognitions for his activities. He earned a master's of theology degree and remains active in Catholic Church work. He enjoys recalling an audience he had with Pope Paul VI. Relatives cite that he has established scholarships and was the donor of a statue of St. Joseph on the grounds at Sisters Hospital. . . .
MEAT RAFFLE -- Strip steaks, pork loin, sirloin tips and other meat delicacies will be raffled beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Bowmansville Fire Hall, 36 Main St., Bowmansville. Doors open at 6:30. Admission is $5 and includes free food, beer and door prizes. . .
HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Kasey Webb, Lynn Hurtubise, Kathy Fendya, Elaine Johnson, Bill Smith, Jim Pluta, Lisa Roberts, Joseph Brown, Dee Dee Grossman, Kathy Paner, Chuck Heimerl, Geraldine A. Protas, Carol Alagna, Linda Porter, Earl Wickett, Elizabeth O'Donnell, Nancy Vester, Helene Houston, Jeff Barbato, Eugene Piganowski, John Guercio, Judy Maraschielo.
SATURDAY -- Maura Stillwell, James M. Beyers, Raymond C. Haines, Beth Donavan, Gail Francis, Anita Skinner, William Jefferson Jr., Jimmy Gruber, Courtney Baldwin, Dora Wasielewski, Kayla Liszewski, Tony Maraschielo, Janice Mackiewicz.
AND SUNDAY -- Erin Krysta Kelley, Mikaela Renee Jones, Lori Duquin, Mike Curry, Tina Schwartzmeyer, Siobhan Eager, Dan DiStasio, Ryllie Scheu, Pat Carrig, Gwen Casey, Eric Rosen, Teresa Jimenez, Kristen Barry, Tim Euhus, Beth Lewis.