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Illegal immigrant runs over, 
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Today, April 19 in
1971 Russia launched the Salyut into orbit around Earth. It was the
first space station. 
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_____________________________________________________ Closing sermon words A preacher was completing a temperance sermon: with great expression he said, "If I had all the beer in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river." With even greater emphasis he said, "And if I had all the wine in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river." And then finally, he said, "And if I had all the whiskey in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river." He sat down. The song leader then stood very cautiously and announced with a smile, "For our closching schong, let ussch sching Hymn # 365: "Schall We Gather at the River." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, 42, Omaha, Nebraska Illegal immigrant runs over, kills a father of 4, does not stop An illegal immigrant from Guatemala is under arrest and charged in the hit-and-run death of a motorcyclist in Omaha, Nebraska. Juan J. Moreno-Tamayo, a father of four kids, was riding his motorcycle last week when Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, an illegal immigrant, ran through a stop sign and struck Moreno-Tamayo. Velasquez-Ortiz then fled the scene, running over Moreno-Tamayo, killing him in the process. Velasquez-Ortiz was later arrested at his home, after police tracked his Ford Explorer registration through witnesses, who got his license plate. He has been in the United States illegally for 15 years, but used forged documents to work at a local beef company and register his car. He had been arrested twice before, including on a DUI charge. It is unclear if authorities discovered his illegal status prior to his current arrest. Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, 42, faced court on Monday in Omaha where a judge set his bond at $2 million after deeming him to be a flight risk. Officials said Velasquez-Ortiz has lived in Omaha for 15 years but he is in the US illegally from Guatemala. He worked at Nebraska Beef. He is accused of fleeing the crash scene at 32nd and Q Streets last Wednesday after his Ford Explorer collided with the motorcycle. Police said he failed to stop at a stop sign and pulled into the intersection. Juan J. Moreno-Tamayo, the 31-year-old motorcyclist, ended up stuck under the Ford Explorer. Velasquez-Ortiz is accused of then accelerating and running over the father of four as he fled the scene. Moreno-Tamayo, who was wearing a DOT approves helmet, died at the scene. Tech Support Pits From: Chris Re: Moving Dear Webby, My question and PLEASE don't laugh because I never did this before and I don't know how. This is my very first computer. I have things on here, by checking acct., bills I pay online, other web sites, stored things like recipes etc., How do I go about changing addresses on all of them if I have to move and once moved will my computer still have all the info once plugged back in? Seriously Webby, I DO NOT know that's why I'm asking you. You never steered me wrong before. Thank You. Chris Dear Chris It depends on how far you are going to move. If you move to the moon, then your address will change from gmail to gmoon. There is also gmars, gvenus, and gheaven. There is no ghell. If you go to hell, you'll have to use AOL. However, if you stay on earth, then your gmail email address won't change. If you use the same ISP at the new place, for example earthlink, then all you change is the dial-up number to the number of that town. They even have a 1-800 for areas between towns, where they have a proper dial-up number. Everything else will stay the same. You can change the default shipping address at DELL, Victoria's Secret, and wherever you shop, when you place a new order. Have FUN DearWebby The very first sex education classes were in the 50's. Naturally, some of the teachers were embarrassed and used only very carefully chosen words. In one class, the teacher was explaining the anatomy of the male genitalia. He said, "The human male testicles are about the size of Plover's eggs." A female voice from the back quipped, "Hey... Neat !!! I've always wondered how big Plover's eggs were."
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"Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical liberal minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous liberal press, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end." (This definition has been attributed to students at Texas A&M University. Just so you will know that Aggies know how to do more than build bonfires.)
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A sweet young lady visiting Brooklyn's Zoo in Prospect Park asked the keeper where the monkeys were. Keeper: "They're in the back, making love." Young lady: "Would they come out for some peanuts?" Keeper: "Would you? ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Aphid Repellent Plants You can help prevent aphid infestations on your vegetables by interplanting them with plants that repel aphids. Some examples are anise, chives, coriander, garlic, onions, petunias and radish. Another trick is lay some aluminum foil around the base of a plant, the reflection will help deter the aphids. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ I know you old salts will remember the old days of wooden ships and Iron men, and signalmen. The aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln was finally inching up to the pier at Pearl Harbor when the Captain of the ship noticed a sailor on the flight deck gesturing wildly with semaphore flags. He then noticed an attractive young woman standing on top of a station wagon, also waving semaphore flags. Always concerned about security and never having seen something like this, the Captain barked at his Bridge Signalman, "What message are those two people sending?" The Signalman concentrated intently and soon reported, "Sir, he is sending FOXTROT-FOXTROT and she is sending ECHO -FOXTROT." Not having any clue as to what these messages could mean, the Captain dispatched an armed Marine to escort the sailor back to the Bridge. The sailor arrived, out of breath from running up the many ladders to the bridge, and saluted smartly. "Seaman Endicott reporting as ordered, sir!" "Seaman", shouted the Captain, "Who is that woman on the pier and why are you exchanging signals FF and EF?" "Sir, that's my wife, Sir, and she wants to eat first!"
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1012 Aelfheah was murdered by Danes who had been ravaging the south of
England. Aelfhear became the 29th Archbishop of Canterbury in 1005. 

1539 Emperor Charles V reached a truce with German Protestants at
Frankfurt, Germany. 

1587 English admiral Sir Francis Drake entered Cadiz harbor and sank
the Spanish fleet. 

1689 Residents of Boston ousted their governor, Edmond Andros. 

1713 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI issued the Pragmatic Sanction, which
gave women the rights of succession to Hapsburg possessions.

1764 The English Parliament banned the American colonies from printing
paper money. 

1770 Captain James Cook discovered New South Wales, Australia. Cook
originally named the land Point Hicks. 

1775 The American Revolution began as fighting broke out at Lexington,
MA. 

1782 The Netherlands recognized the new United States. 

1794 Tadeusz Kosciuszko forced the Russians out of Warsaw. 

1802 The Spanish reopened the New Orleans port to American merchants. 

1839 The Kingdom of Belgium was recognized by all the states of Europe
when the Treaty of London was signed. 

1861 Thaddeus S. C. Lowe sailed 900 miles in nine hours in a hot air
balloon from Cincinnati, OH, to Unionville, SC. 

1861 The Baltimore riots resulted in four Union soldiers and nine
civilians killed. 

1861 U.S. President Lincoln ordered a blockade of Confederate ports. 

1892 The Duryea gasoline buggy was introduced in the U.S. by Charles
and Frank Duryea. 

1897 The first annual Boston Marathon was held. It was the first of its
type in the U.S. 

1927 In China, Hankow communists declared war on Chaing Kai-shek. 

1933 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a proclamation that
removed the U.S. from the gold standard. 

1938 General Francisco Franco declared victory in the Spanish Civil
War. 

1939 Connecticut approved the Bill of Rights for the U.S. Constitution
after 148 years. 

1943 The Warsaw Ghetto uprising against Nazi rule began. The Jews were
able to fight off the Germans for 28 days. 

1951 General Douglas MacArthur gave his "Old Soldiers" speech before
the U.S. Congress after being relieved by U.S. President Truman. In the
address General MacArthur said that "Old soldiers never die, they just
fade away." 

1951 Shigeki Tanaka won the Boston Marathon. Tanaka had survived the
atomic blast at Hiroshima, Japan during World War II. 

1960 Baseball uniforms began displaying player's names on their backs. 

1967 Surveyor 3 landed on the moon and began sending photos back to the
U.S. 

1971 Russia launched the Salyut into orbit around Earth. It was the
first space station. 

1975 India launched its first satellite with aid from the USSR. 

1977 Alex Haley received a special Pulitzer Prize for his book "Roots."

1981 In Davao, Philippines, thirteen people were killed when members of
the New People's Army threw hand grenades into the Roman Catholic
cathedral during Easter services. 

1982 The U.S. announced a ban on U.S. tourist and business traval to
Cuba. The U.S. charged the Cuban government with subversion in Central
America. 

1987 In Phoenix, AZ, skydiver Gregory Robertson went into a 200-mph
free-fall to save an unconscious colleague 3,500 feet from the ground. 

1987 The last California condor known to be in the wild was captured
and placed in a breeding program at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. 

1989 A gun turret exploded aboard the USS Iowa. 47 sailors were killed.

1989 In El Salvador, Attorney General Alvadora was killed by a car
bomb. 

1993 The Branch-Davidian’s compound in Waco, TX, burned to the ground.
It was the end of a 51-day standoff between the cult and U.S. federal
agents. 86 people were killed including 17 children. Nine of the Branch
Davidians escaped the fire. 

1994 A Los Angeles jury awarded $3.8 million to Rodney King for
violation of his civil rights. 

1995 The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK, was
destroyed by a bomb. It was the worst bombing on U.S. territory. 168
people were killed including 19 children, and 500 were injured. Timothy
McVeigh was found guilty of the bombing on June 2, 1997. 

1998 Wang Dan, a leader of 1989 Tienanmen Square pro democracy
protests, was freed by the Chinese government. 

2000 The Oklahoma City National Memorial was dedicated on the fifth
anniversary of the bombing in Oklahoma that killed 168 people. 

2000 In the Philippines, Air Philippines GAP 541 crashed while
preparing to land. 131 people were killed. 

2002 The USS Cole was relaunched. In Yemen, 17 sailors were killed when
the ship was attacked by terrorists on October 12, 2000. The attack was
blamed on Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaida network. 

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Controlling bitch, who starved lover, 
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sentenced to 7 1/2 years
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1775 American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes and Samuel
Prescott rode though the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that
the Regulars were coming out. Later, the phrase "the British are
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_____________________________________________________ Maturity means being emotionally and mentally healthy. It is that time when you know when to say yes and when to say no, and when to say WHOOPEE! _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jordan Worth Stewartby, Bedfordshire, England Controlling bitch, who starved lover, stabbed him, burned him and banned him from bed, sentenced to 7 1/2 years This is the controlling girlfriend who carried out a catalogue of abuse against her boyfriend including depriving him of food and banning him from her bed. Jordan Worth, 22, took advantage of her vulnerable boyfriend but is now serving a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence. Luton Crown Court heard that she: Stabbed him Poured boiling water on him Took control of his Facebook page Banned him from their bed Told him what clothes he should wear Hit him with blunt objects Failed to help him get hospital treatment The couple met in 2012 when they were both 16 years old, but from the beginning she started to control him. It started with telling him what he should wear and eventually she took control of his Facebook telling him which friends he could see and when. Most of the abuse took place at their home in Stewartby, Bedfordshire, where she wouldn’t allow him into their bed for nine months. Worth’s boyfriend was vulnerable as a result of a build-up of water on his brain Luton Crown Court was told that the victim, who is not being identified, suffered from hydrocephalus, which is caused by a build-up of fluid inside the skull and made him vulnerable. The bullying culminated in her using objects to strike him, wounding him with a knife and then failing to get him any medical help. Her ex-boyfriend’s misery came to an end in June when neighbours called police to the couple’s home in the early hours after hearing shouting. The ambulance crew noted injuries to his hand, burns to arms and legs that were being self-treated with cling film. There was also cling film round his ankles, and a hand wound that was bleeding. He was taken to hospital where it was discovered he had second and third degree burns that left permanent scarring and ‘5 per cent of his total body surface was scalded.’ Neighbours added they had often heard the couple arguing and the victim was seen on occasions with black eyes, a limp and with his arm in sling. During one incident Worth was seen at window ‘armed’ with a screwdriver or hammer, the court was told. Worth was later arrested and admitted charges of controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship, wounding with intent and causing grievous bodily harm with intent. The court heard university graduate Worth, who is now in a new relationship, had two sides and came from a loving and supportive family and had previously carried out voluntary work. She was made the subject of a restraining order which prevents her from contacting her ex for an indefinite period. Worth had discouraged her former partner from contacting his family during the abusive relationship. Judge Nic Madge said: ‘She accepts that she has in the past, on a number of occasions, used blunt objects and implements to strike him and that he suffered injuries as a result of her doing so. ‘She admits using boiling or hot water to cause injury to him.’ ----------------- Hydrocephalus is making life quite miserable. I know. Sudden movements, jumping, running, even turning the head quickly, or sneezing and coughing, all cause a stabbing headache so bad, it makes you flinch. I know. I had it from grade 3 on, after a teacher shot a soccer ball at my head with full power, when I did not pay attention in Phys Ed. Surprisingly, when I had an aneurism in my early 30's, during the operation they poured heavy antibiotics into my skull and fixed the perforated and inflamed meninges. The Hydrocephalus was defeated and I have not had any recurrence. I DO sympathize with the poor guy. Living with Hydrocephalus is more than hard enough. I learned one thing, though: High altitude reduces the pain. That is why I spent every weekend in the mountains. DearWebby Tech Support Pits From: Latreesha Re: Don't use the word "Slave" Using the word Slave is racist and not acceptable in a legitimate publication. Latreesha Dear Latreesha, just because YOU are a racist, that does not mean people can't use the word "Slave" in the way it has been used for many thousands of years BEFORE your ancestors got an all expense paid cruise to America. Slaves are mentioned in the Old Testament and the Torah and in ancient Egyptian and Greek writings. 650,000 Republicans died fighting for freeing the slaves in America, so take your nonsense and stuff it where the sun don't shine! When it comes to hard drives, there is no other word suitable to identify and describe the relation between Master drive and Slave drive, and nobody with an IQ bigger than what a squashed toad has, will ever consider changing that. The Master drive is the boot-up and main drive, that launches the operating system, which then controls all the Slave Drives. Have FUN DearWebby Classic! NEW POLICY IN HEAVEN It was getting a little crowded in Heaven, so God decided to change the admittance policy. The new law was that, in order to get into Heaven, you had to have a real bummer of a day when you died. The policy would go into effect at noon the next day. The next day at 12:01am, the first person came to the gates of Heaven. The Angel at the gate, remembering the new policy, promptly said to the man, "Before I let you in, I need you to tell me how your day was going when you died." "No problem," the man said. "I came home to my 25th floor apartment on my lunch hour and caught my wife half naked. She appeared to be having an affair, but her lover was nowhere in sight. I immediately began searching for him. My wife was yelling at me as I searched the entire apartment. Just as I was about to give up, I happened to glance out onto the balcony and noticed that there was a man hanging off the edge by his fingertips! The nerve of that guy! Well, I ran out onto the balcony and stomped on his fingers until he fell to the ground. But wouldn't you know it, he landed in some trees and bushes that broke his fall and he didn't die. This ticked me off even more. In a rage, I went back inside to get the first thing Could get my hands on to throw at him. Oddly enough, the first thing I thought of was the refrigerator. I unplugged it, pushed it out onto the balcony, and tipped it over the side. It plummeted 25 stories and crushed him! The excitement of the moment was so great that I had a heart attack and died almost instantly." The Angel sat back and thought a moment. Technically, the guy did have a bad day. It was a crime of passion. So, the Angel announced, "OK, sir. Welcome to the Kingdom of Heaven," and let him in. A few seconds later the next guy came up. The Angel said, "Before I can let you in, I need to hear about what your day was like when you died." "No problem," said the second man. "But you're not going to believe this. I was on the balcony of my 26th floor apartment doing my daily exercises. I had been under a lot of pressure so I was really pushing hard to relieve my stress. I guess I got a little carried away, slipped, and accidentally fell over the side! Luckily, I was able to catch myself by the fingertips on the balcony below mine. But all of a sudden this crazy man comes running out of his apartment, starts cussing, and stomps on my fingers. Well, of course I fell. I hit some trees and bushes at the bottom which broke my fall so I didn't die right away. As I'm laying there face up on the ground, unable to move, and in excruciating pain, I see this guy push his REFRIGERATOR, of all things, off the balcony. It falls the 25 floors and lands on top of me, killing me instantly." The Angel is quietly laughing to himself as the man finishes his story. "I could get used to this new policy," he thinks to himself. "Very well," the Angel announces. "Welcome to the Kingdom of Heaven," and he lets the man enter. A few seconds later, a third man comes up to the gate. The angel says, "Please tell me how you died." The third man says, "OK, picture this. I'm naked, hiding inside a refrigerator."
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>From Dale I had just moved from an apartment to a house in the same small town. One day at the grocery store, I used the last of my personalized checks bearing my old address. The cashier examined the document and asked if everything on it was correct. I assured her that it was, and she started to put the check in the cash drawer. But then she inquired again if everything was accurate. "Why do you ask?" I responded. "Because," she replied, "my husband and I moved to this address last week." Then she paused while she kicked the 911 floor button a few times, and then continued: "and I don't remember seeing you at breakfast."
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Diplomat: A man who can convince his wife she would look fat in a fur coat. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Breaking Up a Dog Fight The best way to break up a dog fight is to throw water on the dogs. This will usually startle the dogs enough to stop the fighting. Breaking up a dog fight with your hands can be very dangerous as you are liable to get bit or scratched. When I go to the dog park I bring a half gallon tupperware container full of water. It's been enough to break up any altercation between dogs. Most dog parks have a faucet so I can refill it if I need to. By Deb Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Mr. Allen, a high-powered executive trying to impress a client in his office, flipped on his intercom switch and barked to his secretary, "Miss Hunter, get my broker!" The client was impressed until he heard the secretary's clear voice saying, "Yes, sir, stock or pawn!"
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___________________________________________________ As paramedics, my partner and I were dispatched to check on a 92-year-old man who had become disoriented. We decided to take him to the hospital for evaluation. En route, with siren going, I questioned the man to determine his level of awareness. Leaning close, I asked, "Sir, do you know what we're doing right now?" He slowly looked up at me, then gazed out the ambulance window. "Oh," he replied, "I'd say about 50, maybe 55." ___________________________________________________
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Today, April 18 in
1521 Martin Luther confronted the emperor Charles V in the Diet of
Worms and refused to retract his views that led to his excommunication.


1676 Sudbury, Massachusetts, was attacked by Indians. 

1775 American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes and Samuel
Prescott rode though the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that
the Regulars were coming out. Later, the phrase "the British are
coming" was attributed to Revere even though it is unlikely he used
that wording. 

1791 National Guardsmen prevented Louis XVI and his family from leaving
Paris. 

1818 A regiment of Indians and blacks were defeated at the Battle of
Suwann, in Florida, ending the first Seminole War. 

1846 The telegraph ticker was patented by R.E. House 

1847 U.S. troops defeated almost 17,000 Mexican soldiers commanded by
Santa Anna at Cerro Gordo. (Mexican-American War) 

1853 The first train in Asia began running from Bombay to Tanna. 

1861 Colonel Robert E. Lee turned down an offer to command the Union
armies during the U.S. Civil War. 

1877 Charles Cros wrote a paper that described the process of recording
and reproducing sound. In France, Cros is regarded as the inventor of
the phonograph. In the U.S., Thomas Edison gets the credit. 

1895 New York State passed an act that established free public baths. 

1906 San Francisco, CA, was hit with an earthquake. The original death
toll was cited at about 700. Later information indicated that the death
toll may have been 3 to 4 times the original estimate. 

1910 Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night. 

1924 Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first "Crossword Puzzle
Book." 

1934 The first Laundromat opened in Fort Worth, TX. 

1937 Leon Trotsky called for the overthrow of Soviet leader Josef
Stalin. 

1938 Superman made his debut when he appeared in the first issue of
Action Comics. (Cover date June 1938) 

1942 James H. Doolittle and his squadron, from the USS Hornet, raided
Tokyo and other Japanese cities. 

1942 The Vichy government capitulated to Adolf Hitler and invited
Pierre Laval to form a new government in France. 

1943 Traveling in a bomber, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, was shot
down by American P-38 fighters. 

1945 American war correspondent Ernie Pyle was killed by Japanese
gunfire on the Pacific island of Ie Shima, off Okinawa. He was 44 years
old. 

1946 The League of Nations was dissolved. 

1949 The Republic of Ireland was established. 

1950 The first transatlantic jet passenger trip was completed. 

1954 Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser seized power in Egypt. 

1956 Actress Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco were married. The
religious ceremony took place April 19. 

1960 The Mutual Broadcasting System was sold to the 3M Company of
Minnesota for $1.25 million. 

1978 The U.S. Senate approved the transfer of the Panama Canal to
Panama on December 31, 1999. 

1980 Rhodesia became the independent nation of Zimbabwe. 

1983 The U.S. Embassy in Beirut was blown up by a suicide car-bomber.
63 people were killed including 17 Americans. 

1984 Daredevils Mike MacCarthy and Amanda Tucker made a sky dive from
the Eiffel Tower. The jump ended safely. 

1985 Ted Turner filed for a hostile takeover of CBS. 

1989 Thousands of Chinese students demanding democracy tried to storm
Communist Party headquarters in Beijing. 

1999 Wayne Gretzky (New York Rangers) played his final game in the NHL.
He retired as the NHL's all-time leading scorer and holder of 61
individual records. 

2002 Actor Robert Blake and his bodyguard were arrested in connection
with the shooting death of Blake's wife about a year before. 

2002 The Amtrack Auto Train derailed in a remote area of north Florida.
Four people were killed and 133 were injured. 

2002 The city legislature of Berlin decided to make Marlene Dietrich an
honorary citizen. Dietrich had gone to the United States in 1930. She
refused to return to Germany after Adolf Hitler came to power. 

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_____________________________________________________ The building contractor proudly pointed to the nearly completed residence. "Lady, this house may seem a little shaky right now, but you just wait until we put up the wallpaper." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Frederick Johnson, 27, DeShawn Dickey, 23, Jacksonville, Florida Two with paintball guns arrested, others, who use them, warned The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said on Wednesday that two men were arrested after citizens reported them for shooting vehicles and property with paintball guns. Frederick Johnson, 27, and DeShawn Dickey, 23, were shooting paintball guns while wearing all-black clothing after dark on Bert Road, JSO said. Johnson and Dickey refused to stop when confronted by police but were eventually captured, JSO said. They believe several more people were involved. JSO noted that the pair were lucky not to encounter an armed citizen who may not realize the weapon is a paintball gun. "This could have deadly consequences, think before you act," JSO said in a tweet. JSO also said the pair are the latest in a string of incidents involving paintguns. The suspects usually shoot from rental or stolen vehicles, they said. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Want to shoot vehicles, houses, or people with paintball guns? You're going to get arrested. This is not funny, this is not a joke. Shooting houses, cars, and people with paintball guns will land you in jail or possibly dead if you are encountered by an armed citizen or police officer who doesn't know what you are holding is a paintball gun. Fredrick Johnson, 27 years old and DeShawn Dickey, 23 years old and have been arrested after shooting paintball guns at people and hitting vehicles in the area wearing black masks and black clothing. This occurred in the 900 block of Bert Road around 8:30 p.m. These two when confronted by police, refused to stop, running from police with their paintball guns in hand. They DID NOT get away. A perimeter was set up and they were apprehended. A witness reported that multiple people in vehicles were also involved in these shootings but fled the scene. Tech Support Pits From: Ricky Re: Slave setting Dear Webby, How do I change a master hard drive to a slave? I have a couple older hard drives that I would like to be able to add to my com. There is one particular drive that I got out of a computer from freecycle.org, lets call that drive I, always starts when I turn on the computer. I end up running on "Windows 95" I dont' want that. I want to run my current drive, C, and be able to access I as a seperate drive. You see, drive I has a lot of music on it and I just want to be able to access it like I do any of my other spare drives.... 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The friend had apparently done something wrong in preparing one of the guns, for after taking the gun from his friend, the king fired it and his thumb was blown off. Examining the situation the friend remarked as usual, "This is good!" To which the king replied, "No this is NOT good!" and proceeded to send his friend to jail. About a year later, the king was hunting in an area that he should have known to stay clear of. Cannibals captured him and took him to their village. They tied him to a stake surrounded by wood. As they came near to set fire to the wood, they noticed that the king had but one thumb. Being superstitious, they never ate anyone that was less than whole. They untied the king and sent him away. As he returned home, he was reminded of the event that had taken his thumb and felt so very badly about his treatment of his friend. He went immediately to the jail to speak with his friend. "You were right" he said, "it was good that my thumb was blown off." And he proceeded to tell the friend all that had just happened. "And so I am very sorry for sending you to jail for so long. It was bad for me to do this." "No," his friend replied, "this is good!" "What do you mean, 'this is good'! How could it be good that I sent you, my good friend, to jail for all this time?" "If I had not been in jail, I would have been with you - and eaten!
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Eight-year-old Sally brought her report card home from school. Her marks were good...mostly A's and a couple of B's. However, her teacher had written across the bottom: "Sally is a smart little girl, but she has one fault. She talks too much in school. I have an idea I am going to try, which I think may break her of the habit." Sally's dad signed her report card, putting a note on the back: "Please let me know if your idea works on Sally because I would like to try it out on her mother."
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Early in the semester, a student stops by during the professor's office hours. He bids her enter. She glances up and down the hall, steps in, closes the door and says, "I would do anything to pass this class." She steps closer to his desk, flips back her hair, gazes meaningfully into his eyes. "I mean," she whispers, "I would do...anything." He returns her gaze. "Anything?" "Anything," she replies. The professor's voice drops to a whisper and he says, "Would you...study?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Surge Protector or Just a Power Strip It's a good idea to plug your computer into a power strip that has a surge protector in it. Not all power strips have this feature. If your power strip doesn't state that it has a surge protector it probably does not and you should upgrade to help protect your expensive electronics. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Powerstrip surge protectors come in various grades. The under $15 type is good enough for power tools, but offers very little protection for delicate electronics. The component in a powerstrip that absorbs minor surges is so fanatically loyal that it suicides trying to protect the stuff plugged into it. It can only suicide once. To show you that it can not do that again, the little light will flicker or not stay on steadily. So, if you see the light on your surge protector flicker, it has become a hand-me-down to the work shop or garage. It will still be a much appreciated power strip there. Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Sandie for this story: When we agreed to help our sergeant move to a new apartment, we didn't know the elevator wasn't working. So after hours of carrying heavy boxes and furniture up 11 floors, we were wiped out. And when the sergeant asked us to search for his favorite pot, no one moved. "I'll give a bottle of Scotch to whoever finds it," he shouted. Within minutes, a private found the pot. "Good," said the sarge. "Now look for the Scotch."
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1492 Christopher Columbus signed a contract with Spain to find a
passage to Asia and the Indies. 

1521 Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church. 

1524 New York Harbor was discovered by Giovanni Verrazano. 

1629 Horses were first imported into the colonies by the American
Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1704 John Campbell published what would eventually become the first
successful American newspaper. It was known as the Boston "News-
Letter." 

1758 Frances Williams published a collection of Latin poems. He was the
first African-American to graduate from a college in the western
hemisphere. 

1808 Bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France ordered the seizure of U.S.
ships, that were blockading food shipments to France. 

1810 Pineapple cheese was patented by Lewis M. Norton. 

1824 Russia abandoned all North American claims south of 54' 40'. 

1860 New Yorkers learned of a new law that required fire escapes to be
provided for tenement houses. 

1861 Virginia became the eighth state to secede from the Union. 

1864 U.S. Civil War General Grant banned the trading of prisoners. 

1865 Mary Surratt was arrested as a conspirator in the Lincoln
assassination. 

1875 The game "snooker" was invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain. 

1895 China and Japan signed the Treaty of Shimonoseki. It was the end
of the first Sino-Japanese War. In the treaty China ceded Taiwan to
Japan. 

1917 A bill in Congress to establish Daylight Saving Time was defeated.
It was passed a couple of months later. 

1941 Igor Sikorsky accomplished the first successful helicopter lift-
off from water near Stratford, CT. 

1941 The office of Price Administration was established in the U.S. to
handle rationing. 

1946 The last French troops left Syria. 

1961 About 1,400 U.S.-supported Cuban exiles invaded Cuba at the Bay of
Pigs in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro. It was an unsuccessful
attack. 

1964 Jerrie Mock became first woman to fly an airplane solo around the
world. 

1964 The Ford Motor Company unveiled its new Mustang model. 

1967 The U.S. Supreme Court barred Muhammad Ali's request to be blocked
from induction into the U.S. Army. 

1969 In Los Angeles, Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of assassinating U.S.
Senator Robert F. Kennedy. 

1969 Czechoslovak Communist Party chairman Alexander Dubcek was
deposed. 

1970 Apollo 13 returned to Earth safely after an on-board accident with
an oxygen tank. 

1975 Khmer Rouge forces capture the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. It
was the end of the five-year war. 

1983 In Warsaw, police routed 1,000 Solidarity supporters. 

1983 In New York, a transit strike that began on March 7 ended. 

1984 In London, demonstrators outside the Libyan Embassy were fired
upon by someone inside. Eleven people were injured and an English
Police woman was killed. 

1985 In Lebanon, the cabinet resigned as Shiites took W. Beirut. 

1987 In Sri Lanka, Tamil guerrillas killed 122 people in a road ambush.

1989 In Poland, courts gave Solidarity legal status. 

1993 A federal jury in Los Angeles convicted two former police officers
of violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King. Two
other
officers were acquitted. 

1996 Erik and Lyle Menendez were sentenced to life in prison without
parole for killing their parents. 

1999 In India, the government of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
collapsed after losing a vote of confidence. 

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_____________________________________________________ In the mood for joking, a vacationer strolled over to a farmer working in a field and asked, "Did you happen to see a wagonload of monkeys go by?" "Nope," replied the farmer. "Did you fall off?" _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Natalya Dupree-Robinson, 18, Hallandale Beach, Florida Caught assaulting teacher, handcuffed student briefly escapes officer An 18-year-old student at Hallandale High School was arrested Wednesday after she was accused of assaulting a teacher and then escaping from the school's security office by slipping out of a pair of handcuffs. Natalya Dupree-Robinson faces multiple charges, including aggravated battery on a school employee and resisting arrest. More Hallandale Beach Headlines Hallandale Beach family loses irreplaceable treasures after burglary Hallandale Beach election results March 13, 2018 Hallandale Magnet High School evacuated after receiving bomb threat According to the arrest report, a school resource officer witnessed Dupree-Robinson pushing a teacher against the wall. The officer intervened, forcing Dupree-Robinson to let go of the teacher, the report said. The officer then restrained Dupree-Robinson, placed her in handcuffs and escorted to the school's security office, according to the report. While in the security office, Dupree-Robinson managed to slip free from her handcuffs and fled the school, the report said. She was eventually apprehended again about a block away from the school in the 1000 block of Northwest Eighth Street, the report said. After her escape, Dupree-Robinson was taken to a more secure location - - the Hallandale Beach Police Headquarters. Tech Support Pits From: Randy Re: Hard drive source Dear Webby, I came into a bit of money and want to use it to add a second hard drive to each of the five residents lounge computers at our old folks and extended care home. The computers are about three years old. I can go as high as $120 per drive. What is the best deal I can get for that? Randy Dear Randy Groupon has a refurb Hitachi G-Drive 3TB USB 3.0 Desktop External HD for Around $70 It is in an external Hard drive case that you better epoxy under a table or inside a computer to make sure it does not migrate. It would be too tempting to slide it into a shirt pocket or purse. THREE TERAbytes is an awesome drive! The link to it is Hitachi 3 TB You might want to get an extra one for a fantastic Mothers Day gift! It is a USB drive. You just plug in the USB cable and Windows recognizes it. No screwdriver needed. Just plug it in. Have FUN DearWebby "Hey, Mom," asked Little Johnny "can you give me twenty dollars?" "Certainly not." "If you do," he went on, "I'll tell you what dad said to the maid when you were at the beauty shop." His mother's ears perked up and, grabbing her purse, she handed over the money. "Well? What did he say?" "He said, 'Hey, Marie, make sure you wash my socks before the weekend.' "
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One of the burdens of office of the small town mayor was his brother in-law, a fellow who liked to throw his or, rather, his in-law's political weight around. The mayor had instructed his policemen and other city officials to treat him just like they would any other taxpayer. The brother-in-law got a ticket for overtime parking. He im- mediately descended in fury on police headquarters, waving the ticket and sputtering, "Hey, do you know who I am?" The desk sergeant surveyed him calmly, picked up his telephone and dialed the mayor's office. "Tell the mayor," he said to the secretary, "that What-his-name is down here and can't remember his name. Should we lock him up until he remembers his name, or send him to the loony bin??" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Making Saving a Part of Your Budget Make saving a fixed part of your budget. Determine a reasonable amount of money each month and have it automatically deposited into a savings account. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office. "Is it true," she wanted to know, "that the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?" "Yes, I'm afraid so," the doctor told her. There was a moment of silence before the senior lady replied, "I'm wondering, then just how serious is my condition, because this prescription is marked 'NO REFILLS." ------------- That just means no refills without a visit to the doctor. He has yacht payments due, ya know.
___________________________________________________ Thanks to Kati for this story: A woman stopped by unannounced at her recently married son's house. She rang the doorbell and walked in. She was shocked to see her daughter-in-law in the kitchen, totally naked. Soft music was playing, and the aroma of perfume filled the room. "What are you doing?" she asked. "I'm waiting for my husband to come home from work, " the daughter-in-law answered "But you're naked!" the mother-in-law exclaimed. "This is my love dress," the daughter-in-law explained. "Love dress? But you're naked!" "My husband loves me to wear this dress, " she explained. "It excites him to no end. Every time he sees me in this dress, he instantly becomes romantic and ravages me for hours on end. He can't get enough of me." The mother-in-law left. When she got home, she undressed, showered and put on her best perfume, dimmed the lights, put on a romantic CD, and laid on the couch waiting for her husband to arrive home from work. Finally her husband came home, dirty, sweaty and grouchy as usual. He walked in and saw her laying there so provocatively. "What are you doing?" he asked. "This is my love dress, " she whispered, sensually. "Needs ironing, " he said. "What's for dinner?" His funeral will be held Tuesday. ___________________________________________________
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0556 Pelagius I began his reign as Catholic Pope. 

1065 The Norman Robert Guiscard took Bari. Five centuries of Byzantine
rule in southern Italy ended. 

1175 Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, signed the Treaty of Montebello
with the Lombard League. 

1705 Queen Anne of England knighted Isaac Newton. 

1746 The Duke of Cumberland defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie (and his
Jacobites) at the battle of Culloden. 

1818 The U.S. Senate ratified Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed
U.S.-Canada border. 

1851 A lighthouse was swept away in a gale at Minot’s Ledge, MA. 

1854 San Salvador was destroyed by an earthquake. 

1862 Confederate President Jefferson Davis approved conscription act
for white males between 18 and 35. 

1862 In the U.S., slavery was abolished by law in the District of
Columbia. 

1883 Paul Kruger became president of the South African Republic. 

1900 The first book of postage stamps was issued. The two-cent stamps
were available in books of 12, 24 and 48 stamps. 

1905 Andrew Carnegie donated $10,000,000 of personal money to set up
the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 

1912 Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English
Channel. 

1917 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin returned to Russia to start the Bolshevik
Revolution after years of exile. 

1922 Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row, to set a women's
record. 

1922 The Soviet Union and Germany signed the Treaty of Rapallo under
which Germany recognized the Soviet Union and diplomatic and trade
relations were restored. 

1940 The first no-hit, no-run game to be thrown on an opening day of
the major league baseball season was earned by Bob Feller. The
Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 1-0. 

1942 The Island of Malta was awarded the George Cross in recognition
for heroism under constant German air attack. 

1943 In Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidently
discovered the the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on
the medicinal value of lysergic acid. 

1944 The destroyer USS Laffey survived immense damage from attacks by
22 Japanese aircraft off Okinawa. 

1945 American troops entered Nuremberg, Germany. 

1947 The Zoomar lens, invented by Dr. Frank Back, was demonstrated in
New York City. It was the first lens to exhibit zooming effects. 

1947 In Texas City, TX, the French ship Grandcamp, carrying ammonium
nitrate fertilizer, caught fire and blew up. The explosions and
resulting fires killed 576 people. 

1948 In Paris, the Organization for European Economic Co-operation was
set up. 

1951 75 people were killed when the British submarine Affray sank in
the English Channel. 

1953 The British royal yacht Britannia was launched. 

1967 At the Western Open in El Monte, CA, Ken Barnes Jr. became the
first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 x 400 in all four guns
(.410, 28, 20, and 12 gauges). He is also the only shooter to do this
with pump action guns. 

1968 The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from
Vietnam. 

1972 Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon. It was the fifth
manned moon landing. 

1972 Two giants pandas arrived in the U.S. from China. 

1975 The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after a five years
of civil war. They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of
terror. 

1978 In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado hit. 

1982 Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada's new constitution in effect.
The act severed the last colonial links with Britain. 

1983 China shelled the Vietnam border in retaliation for raids. 

1983 Brazil detained four Libyan planes en route to Nicaragua after
finding weapons, explosives and ammunition on the planes. 

1987 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sternly warned U.S.
radio stations to watch the use of indecent language on the airwaves. 

1987 The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals
created by genetic engineering. 

1992 Italian financier Carlo de Benedetti and 32 others were convicted
of fraud in connection with the 1982 collapse of Banco Ambrosiano. 

1992 The House ethics committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers
who had overdrawn their House bank accounts. 

1995 The European Union and Canada agreed to protect threatened fish
stocks in the north Atlantic. 

1996 Britain's Prince Andrew and his wife, Sarah, the Duchess of York,
announced that they were in the process of getting a divorce. 

1996 An Italian court found former Prime Minister Bettino Craxi guilty
on charges of corruption. He was sentenced to eight years and three
months in prison. 

1999 Wayne Gretzky announced his retirement from the National Hockey
League (NHL). 

2002 The U.S. Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child
pornography law based on rights to free speech. 

2007 In Blacksburg, VA, a student killed 33 people at Virginia Tech
before killing himself. 

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_____________________________________________________ The Christian missionary was making his first visit to a cannibal tribe. The missionary asked the cannibal chief, "Do you people know anything about religion?" After a pause, the chief answered, "We got a little taste of it when the last missionary was here." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Xavier Inocencio Moran, 25, Royal Palm Beach, Florida Man’s own dashboard camera shows him committing burglary A Royal Palm Beach man accused of burglary has his vehicle’s dashboard camera to thank for landing him in the Palm Beach County Jail, according to an arrest report. Xavier Inocencio Moran, 25, is accused of using a baseball bat first to break into the Sally’s Beauty Supply in Royal Palm Beach on April 5, then on a safe in order to attempt entry. More than three hours after the alleged burglary, on State Road 7 near Southern Boulevard, Moran was involved in a crash on Belvedere Road. Moran told a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy that he was cut off by another driver and could prove it through his dashboard camera. Moran signed a consent waiver to search the camera. While reviewing the video footage, the deputy observed Moran’s 2014 Nissan backing into a parking space in front of the Sally’s Beauty Supply store. The video then allegedly shows Moran taking a bat from the car’s trunk and breaking the glass door leading into the business. The report states that Moran was arrested Tuesday at the Palm Beach County Courthouse, but does not detail the circumstances. Records show that Moran was also arrested on April 7 after he allegedly threatened to shoot his brother with an assault rifle and pistol. Moran and his brother live with their parents in Royal Palm Beach. During the incident, Moran allegedly pointed the gun at his father and threatened to harm his parents as well as his brother. After he was arrested, Moran allegedly ran from authorities. Despite being restricted by handcuffs, he jumped over a fence and attempted to hide behind bushes, according to a sheriff’s report. Moran is facing two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count each of battery, resisting an officer without violence and escape in the April 7 incident. He was released from jail Sunday under court-ordered supervision. Tech Support Pits From: Jazzye Re: Dogfood Diet Dear Webby, Thanx for your GREAT humour letter...it's a cool read from start to finish! I have a special request, and I'm sending a 'reply' as you say to get in touch with you. Is there any way possible or a link I can access to find the 'dog food diet' joke that I believe you put in the letter a few months ago?? I would greatly appreciate it! Thanx again! Jazzye Dear Jazzye DOGFOOD DIET I have a Labrador Retriever & I was buying a large bag of Purina at Wal-Mart and was in line to check out. A woman behind me asked if I had a dog. On impulse, I told her that no, I was starting The Purina Diet again, although I probably shouldn't because I'd ended up in the hospital last time, but that I'd lost 50 pounds before I awakened in an intensive care ward with tubes coming out of most of my orifices and IVs in both arms. I told her that it was essentially a perfect diet and that the way that it works is to load your pants pockets with Purina nuggets and simply eat one or two every time you feel hungry & that the food is nutritionally complete, so I was going to try it again. I have to mention here that practically everyone in the line was by now enthralled with my story, particularly a tall guy who was behind her. Horrified, she asked if I'd been poisoned. I told her no; I'd been sitting in the street licking my butt and a car hit me. I thought the tall guy was going to need help as he roared with laughter and staggered to the door and fresh air. Have FUN DearWebby Addressing the Catholic school class, the nun asked, "Is it wrong to have sex before you're married?" Promiscuous Mary piped up, "Only if you're late for the ceremony."
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Thanks to Margaret for this story: Jesse Jackson got out of the shower and was drying off when he looked in the mirror and noticed he was white from the neck up to the top of his head. In sheer panic and fearing he really was turning white and might have to start working for a living, he called his doctor and told him of his problem. The doctor advised him to come to his office immediately. After an examination, the doctor mixed a concoction of brown liquid, gave it to Jesse, and told him to drink it all. Jesse did and replied, "That tasted like bull sh..!" The doctor replied, "It was, Jesse. You were a quart low." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Meatloaf Muffins To make meatloaf in convenient serving size, make your favorite meatloaf recipe in muffin tins. The meatloaf will cook faster and it's the perfect size for freezing. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Reduce temperature and time, or you will get hockey pucks! Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Laura is driving down the highway with her hand stuck out the window and waving in every direction. The police officer that is following behind her finally has had enough and hits the lights and signals Laura to pull over. "First you put your hand up, like you're turning right, then you wave your hand up and down, then you turn left," said the officer. "I decided not to turn right," Laura explains. "Then why the up and down?" asks the officer. "Officer," Laura sniffs, "I was erasing!"
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___________________________________________________ A man traveling down a country road was forced to stop before a giant puddle covering the entire road. Looking to the side of the road, the man noticed a farmer leaning on a fence. "Think it's safe to cross?" the man asked. "I reckon so," replied the farmer. The car was immediately swallowed by the puddle as the man drove in. In fact, it was so deep that he had to roll his window down to swim out of his car back to the surface. As his head broke the surface the man said to the farmer, "I thought you said I could safely drive through this puddle!" "Well, golly!" said the farmer, scratching his head. "It only come up chest-high on my little ducks!" ___________________________________________________
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1784 The first balloon was flown in Ireland. 

1813 U.S. troops under James Wilkinson attacked the Spanish-held city
of Mobile that would be in the future state of Alabama. 

1817 The first American school for the deaf was opened in Hartford, CT.

1858 At the Battle of Azimghur, the Mexicans defeated Spanish
loyalists. 

1861 U.S. President Lincoln mobilized the Federal army. 

1865 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln died from injuries inflicted by
John Wilkes Booth. 

1871 "Wild Bill" Hickok became the marshal of Abilene, Kansas. 

1892 The General Electric Company was organized. 

1899 Thomas Edison organized the Edison Portland Cement Company. 

1912 The ocean liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic after hitting
an iceberg the evening before. 1,517 people died and more than 700
people survived. 

1917 The British defeated the Germans at the battle of Arras. 

1923 Insulin became generally available for people suffering with
diabetes. 

1934 In the comic strip "Blondie," Dagwood and Blondie Bumstead
welcomed a baby boy, Alexander. The child would be nicknamed, Baby
Dumpling. 

1940 French and British troops landed at Narvik, Norway. 

1945 During World War II, British and Canadian troops liberated the
Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. 

1948 The Arabs were defeated in the first Jewish-Arab battle. 

1952 U.S. President Harry Truman signed the official Japanese peace
treaty. 

1952 The first B-52 prototype was tested in the air. 

1953 In Buenos Aires, six people were killed by a bomb at a rally
addressed by President Peron. 

1953 Pope Pius XII gave his approval of psychoanalysis but warned of
possible abuses. 

1953 Charlie Chaplin surrendered his U.S. re-entry permit rather than
face proceedings by the U.S. Justice Department. Chaplin was accused of
sympathizing with Communist groups. 

1956 General Motors announced that the first free piston automobile had
been developed. 

1959 Cuban leader Fidel Castro began a U.S. goodwill tour. 

1967 Richard Speck was found guilty of murdering eight student nurses. 

1983 In Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, the Tokyo Disneyland themepark opened. 

1986 U.S. F-111 warplanes attacked Libya in response to the bombing of
a discotheque in Berlin on April 5, 1986. 

1989 Students in Beijing launched a series of pro democracy protests
upon the death of former Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang. The
protests led to the Tienanmen Square massacre. 

1989 In Sheffield, England, 96 people were killed and hundreds were
injured at a soccer game at Hillsborough Stadium when a crowd surged
into an overcrowded standing area. Ninety-four died on the day of the
incident and two more later died from their injuries. 

1994 The World Trade Organization was established. 

1998 Pol Pot died at the age of 73. The leader of the Khmer Rouge
regime thereby evaded prosecution for the deaths of 2 million
Cambodians. 

1999 In Algeria, former Foreign Minister Abdelaziz Bouteflika was
elected president. All of the opposition candidates claimed that the
vote was fraudulent and withdrew from the election. 

1999 In Rawalpindi, Pakistan, a panel of two Lahore High Court judges
convicted former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and her husband, Asif
Ali Zardari, of corruption. 

2000 600 anti-IMF (International Monetary Fund) protesters were
arrested in Washington, DC, for demonstrating without a permit. 

2010 In Prospect Harbor, ME, the Stinson Seafood plant stopped sardine
processing after 135 years in operation. 

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Marketing 101 . . . Revised People often ask for an explanation of "Marketing." Well, here it is: You're a woman and you see a handsome guy at a party. You go up to him and say, "I'm fantastic in bed." That's Direct Marketing. You're at a party with a bunch of friends and see a handsome guy. One of your friends goes up to him and pointing at you says, "She's fantastic in bed." That's Advertising. You see a handsome guy at a party. You go up to him and get his telephone number. The next day you call and say, "Hi, I'm fantastic in bed," That's Telemarketing. You see a guy at a party, you straighten your dress. You walk up to him and pour him a drink. You say, "May I," and reach up to straighten his tie, brushing your breast lightly against his arm, and then say, "By the way, I'm fantastic in bed." That's Public Relations. You're at a party and see a handsome guy. He walks up to you and says, I hear you're fantastic in bed," That's Brand Recognition. You're at a party and see a handsome guy. He fancies you, but you talk him into going home with your friend. That's a Sales Rep. Your friend can't satisfy him so he calls you. That's Tech Support. You're on your way to a party when you realize that there could be handsome men in all these houses you're passing. So you climb onto the roof of one situated towards the center and shout at the top of your lungs, "I'm fantastic in bed!" . That's spam. You see two great looking brothers at a party. You decide to take them both home. That's a 2 for 1 sale. You are at a party, this well-built man walks up to you and gropes your breast and grabs your bottom. That's Arnold Schwarzenegger. You like it, but 10 years later your attorney decides you were offended and files suit. That's America. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Easy Tip Calculations Here's a trick for computing a 15% tip in your head. Start by calculating 10% of the bill and then add half. For example, if the bill is $24 dollars, a 15% tip would be $2.40 (10%) plus $1.20 (half of 15%), for a total of $3.60. Another easy method is to use the sales tax rate in your state. If it the tax rate happens to be around %7 or 8%, the tip should be roughly double the amount of tax that is charged. Another option is to carry a tip card, a small wallet sized card that has a table on it for calculating tips. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A man goes to the doctor and tells him that he hasn't been feeling well. The doctor examines him, leaves the room and comes back with three different bottles of pills. The doctor says, "Take the green pill with a big glass of water when you get up. Take the blue pill with a big glass of water after lunch. Then just before going to bed, take the red pill with another big glass of water." Startled to be put on so much medicine the man stammers, "Wow doc, exactly what's my problem?" The doctor says, "You're not drinking enough water."
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1775 The first abolitionist society in U.S. was organized in
Philadelphia with Ben Franklin as president. 

1793 A royalist rebellion in Santo Domingo was crushed by French
republican troops. 

1828 The first edition of Noah Webster's dictionary was published
under the name "American Dictionary of the English Language." 

1860 The first Pony Express rider arrived in San Francisco with mail
originating in St. Joseph, MO. 

1865 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford's
Theater by John Wilkes Booth. He actually died early the next
morning. 

1894 First public showing of Thomas Edison's kinetoscope took place.

1902 James Cash (J.C.) Penney opened his first retail store in
Kemmerer, WY. It was called the Golden Rule Store. 

1912 The Atlantic passenger liner Titanic, on its maiden voyage hit
an iceberg and began to sink. 1,517 people lost their lives and more
than 700 survived. 

1918 The U.S. First Aero Squadron engaged in America's first aerial
dogfight with enemy aircraft over Toul, France. 

1931 King Alfonso XIII of Spain went into exile and the Spanish
Republic was proclaimed. 

1939 The John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" was first
published. 

1946 The civil war between Communists and nationalists resumed in
China. 

1953 Viet Minh invaded Laos with 40,00 troops. 

1956 Ampex Corporation of Redwood City, CA, demonstrated the first
commercial magnetic tape recorder for sound and picture. 

1981 America's first space shuttle, Columbia, returned to Earth
after a three-day test flight. The shuttle orbited the Earth 36
times during the mission. 

1984 The Texas Board of Education began requiring that the state's
public school textbooks describe the evolution of human beings as
"theory rather than fact". 

1985 The Russian paper "Pravda" called U.S. President Reagan's
planned visit to Bitburg to visit the Nazi cemetery an "act of
blasphemy". 

1986 U.S. President Reagan announced the U.S. air raid on military
and terrorist related targets in Libya. 

1988 Representatives from the U.S.S.R., Pakistan, Afghanistan and
the U.S. signed an agreement that called for the withdrawal of
Soviet forces from Afghanistan starting on May 15. The last Soviet
troop left Afghanistan on February 15, 1989. 

1988 In New York, real estate tycoons Harry and Leona Helmsley were
indicted for income tax evasion. 

1994 Two American F-15 warplanes inadvertently shot down two U.S.
helicopters over northern Iraq. 26 people were killed including 15
Americans. 

1998 The state of Virginia ignored the requests from the World Court
and executed a Paraguayan for the murder of a U.S. woman. 

1999 Pakistan test-fired a ballistic missile that was capable of
carrying a nuclear warhead and reaching its rival neighbor India. 

2000 After five years of deadlock, Russia approved the START II
treaty that calls for the scrapping of U.S. and Russian nuclear
warheads. The Russian government warned it would abandon all arms-
control pacts if Washington continued with an anti-missile system. 

2002 U.S. President George W. Bush sent a letter of congratulations
to JCPenny's associates for being in business for 100 years. James
Cash (J.C.) Penney had opened his first retail store on April 14,
1902. 

2002 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to office two days
after being arrested by his country's military. 

2008 Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines announced they were
combining. 

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Today, April 13 in
1598 King Henry IV of France signed the Edict of Nantes which
granted political rights to French Protestant Huguenots. 

1759 The French defeated the European allies in Battle of Bergen. 

1775 Lord North extended the New England Restraining Act to South,
Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. The act
prohibited trade with any country other than Britain and Ireland. 

1782 Washington, NC, was incorporated as the first town to be named
for George Washington. 

1808 William "Juda" Henry Lane perfected the tap dance. 

1829 The English Parliament granted freedom of religion to
Catholics. 

1849 The Hungarian Republic was proclaimed. 

1860 The first mail was delivered via Pony Express when a westbound
rider arrived in Sacremento, CA from St. Joseph, MO. 

1861 After 34 hours of bombardment, the Union-held Fort Sumter
surrenders to Confederates. 

1916 The first hybrid seed corn was purchased for 15-cents a bushel
by Samuel Ramsay. 

1933 The first flight over Mount Everest was completed by Lord
Clydesdale. 

1941 German troops captured Belgrade, Yugoslavia. 

1945 Vienna fell to Soviet troops. 

1949 Philip S. Hench and associates announced that cortizone was an
effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. 

1959 A Vatican edict prohibited Roman Catholics from voting for
Communists. 

1960 The first navigational satellite was launched into Earth's
orbit. 

1961 The U.N. General Assembly condemned South Africa due to
apartheid. 

1962 In the U.S., major steel companies rescinded announced price
increases. The John F. Kennedy administration had been applying
pressure against the price increases. 

1970 An oxygen tank exploded on Apollo 13, preventing a planned moon
landing. 

1984 U.S. President Reagan sent emergency military aid to El
Salvador without congressional approval. 

1984 Christopher Walker was killed in a fight with police in New
Hampshire. Walker was wanted as a suspect in the kidnappings of 11
young women in several states. 

1990 The Soviet Union accepted responsibility for the World War II
murders of thousands of imprisoned Polish officers in the Katyn
Forest. The Soviets had previously blamed the massacre on the Nazis.

1998 NationsBank and BankAmerica announced a $62.5 billion merger,
creating the country's first coast-to-coast bank. 

1998 Dolly, the world's first cloned sheep, gave natural birth to a
healthy baby lamb. 

1999 Jack Kervorkian was sentenced in Pontiac, MI, to 10 to 25 years
in prison for the second-degree murder of Thomas Youk. Youk's
assisted suicide was videotaped and shown on "60 Minutes" in 1998. 

2000 It was announced that 69 people had died when the Arlahada, a
Philippine ferry, capsized. 70 people were rescued. 

2002 Twenty-five Hindus were killed and about 30 were wounded when
grenades were thrown by suspected Islamic guerrillas near Jammu-
Kashir. 

2007 Google announced that it had acquired the advertising service
company DoubleClick for $3.1 billion. 

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_____________________________________________________ A young army doctor was stationed at a remote dispensary in the South Pacific. One day he was puzzled about treatment for one of his patients. He radioed a base hospital: 'Have case of beriberi. What shall I do?' A prankster got hold of the message. This was the reply: 'Give it to the Marines. They'll drink anything.' ---------- (Beriberi is Vitamin A deficiency) _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Kennecia Posey, 26, Fort Pierce, Florida Florida woman blames cocaine in purse on windy day A Florida woman who was arrested last month on drug possession charges blamed the cocaine found in her purse on the wind. Kennecia Posey, 26, was one of two passengers in a car that was swerving in the roadway when it was stopped by Fort Pierce police March 21. Airline worker busted with 9 pounds of cocaine taped to legs According to the police report, an officer approached the car and smelled an odor of marijuana coming from inside. During a search of the car, the officer found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse that Posey had on her lap. When questioned about the drugs, Posey admitted that the marijuana was hers, police said. The cocaine was a different story. "I don't know anything about any cocaine," Posey said, according to the report. "It's a windy day. It must have flown through the window and into my purse." Posey was booked into the county jail on one felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. She was later released on bond. Tech Support Pits From: . Re: . No Question No answer Have FUN DearWebby Sometimes... when you cry, no one sees your tears. Sometimes... when you are in pain, no one sees your hurt. Sometimes... when you are worried, no one sees your stress. Sometimes... when you are happy, no one sees your smile. But fart just ONE TIME...!
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Doug went to the eye doctor for an examination because he was having trouble reading the newspaper. "Now that you're over 40," the doctor told him, "you've developed a condition called 'presbyopia,' in which the lens of your eye can no longer focus as well as it used to." Seeing his worried look, the doctor tried to be upbeat. "Con- gratulations!" he said. "You're now officially a presbyope!" Doug leaned over and asked seriously, "If that means I'm no longer a Roman Catholic, do I still have to go to Confession?"
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Pastor Dave Charlton tells us, "After a worship service at First Baptist Church in Newcastle, Kentucky, a mother with a fidgety seven-year old boy told me how she finally got her son to sit still and be quiet. About halfway through the sermon, she leaned over and whispered, if you don't be quiet, Pastor Charlton is going to lose his place and will have to start his sermon all over again!' It worked." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Clutter Control: Online Banking Consider using online banking to cut down on the amount of paperwork you have to organize. Also, most credit card companies allow you to pay bills online and you can have them send you electronic statements by email. It is often more convenient to print out statements and registers when you need them than to find them among a pile of old mail. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A college drama group presented a play in which one character would stand on a trap door and announce, "I descend into hell!" A stagehand below would then pull a rope, the trapdoor would open, and the character would plunge through. The play was well received. When the actor playing the part became ill, another actor who was quite overweight took his place. When the new actor announced, "I descend into hell!" the stagehand pulled the rope, and the actor began his plunge, but became hopelessly stuck. No amount of tugging on the rope could make him descend. One student in the balcony jumped up and yelled: "Hallelujah! Hell is full!"
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1096 Peter the Hermit gathered his army in Cologne. 

1204 The Fourth Crusade sacked Constantinople. 

1606 England adopted the original Union Jack as its flag. 

1782 The British navy won its only naval engagement against the
colonists in the American Revolution at the Battle of Saints, off
Dominica. 

1799 Phineas Pratt patented the comb cutting machine. 

1811 The first colonists arrived at Cape Disappointment, Washington.


1833 Charles Gaylor patented the fireproof safe. 

1861 Fort Sumter was shelled by Confederacy, starting America's
Civil War. 

1864 Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest captured Fort Pillow,
in Tennessee and slaughters the black Union troops there. 

1877 A catcher's mask was used in a baseball game for the first time
by James Alexander Tyng. 

1892 Voters in Lockport, New York, became the first in the U.S. to
use voting machines. 

1905 The Hippodrome opened in New York City. 

1911 Pierre Prier completed the first non-stop London-Paris flight
in three hours and 56 minutes. 

1916 American cavalrymen and Mexican bandit troops clashed at
Parrel, Mexico. 

1927 The British Cabinet came out in favor of women voting rights. 

1938 The first U.S. law requiring a medical test for a marriage
license was enacted in New York. 

1944 The U.S. Twentieth Air Force was activated to begin the
strategic bombing of Japan. 

1945 In New York, the organization of the first eye bank, the Eye
Bank for Sight Restoration, was announced. 

1955 The University of Michigan Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center
announced that the polio vaccine of Dr. Jonas Salk was "safe,
effective and potent." 

1961 Soviet Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became first man to orbit the
Earth. 

1963 Police used dogs and cattle prods on civil rights demonstrators
in Birmingham, AL. 

1981 The space shuttle Columbia blasted off from Cape Canaveral, FL,
on its first test flight. 

1982 The British Navy began enforcing a blockade around the Falkland
Islands. 

1982 Three CBS employees were shot to death in a New York City
parking lot. 

1983 Harold Washington was elected the first black mayor of Chicago.

1984 Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Challenger made the first
satellite repair in orbit by returning the Solar Max satellite to
work. 

1984 Israeli troops stormed a bus that had been hijacked the
previous evening by four Arab terrorists. All the passengers were
rescued and 2 of the hijackers were killed. 

1985 U.S. Senator Jake Garn of Utah became the first senator to fly
in space as the shuttle Discovery lifted off from Cape Canaveral,
FL. 

1985 In Spain, an explosion in a restaurant near a U.S. base killed
17 people. 

1985 Federal inspectors declared that four animals of the Ringling
Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus were not unicorns. They were
goats with horns that had been surgically implanted. 

1987 Texaco filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy after it failed to settle a
legal dispute with Pennzoil Co. 

1988 Harvard University won a patent for a genetically altered
mouse. It was the first patent for a life form. 

1988 The Chinese government named a new array of younger leaders to
ensure economic reform. 

1989 In the U.S.S.R, ration cards were issued for the first time
since World War II. The ration was prompted by a sugar shortage. 

1992 Disneyland Paris opened in Marne-La-Vallee, France. 

1993 NATO began enforcing a no-fly zone over Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2000 More than 1,500 anti-drug agents raided four cities in Colombia
and arrested 46 members of the "most powerful" heroin ring. 

2000 Robert Cleaves, 71, was convicted of second degree murder and
was sentenced to 16 years in prison. Cleaves had repeatedly run over
Arnold Guerreiro on September 30, 1998 with his car after the two
had an argument. 

2000 Israel's High Court ordered the release of eight Lebanese
detainees that had been held for years without a trial. 

2002 It was announced that the South African version of "Sesame
Street" would be introducing a character that was HIV-positive. 

2002 JCPenney Chairman Allen Questrom rang the opening bell to start
the business day at the New York Stock Exchange as part of the
company's centennial celebrations. James Cash (J.C.) Penney opened
his first retail store on April 14, 1902. 

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_____________________________________________________ A mother was teaching her three-year-old The Lord's Prayer. For several evenings at bedtime, the child repeated it after the mother. Then one night the child was ready to solo. The mother listened with pride to the carefully enunciated words, right up to the end. "And lead us not into templates, but deliver us some e-mail. " _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Carol Stone, 35, Zephyrhills, Florida Florida woman arrested for beating up husband for forgetting wedding anniversary Deputies arrested a Florida woman after she allegedly attacked her husband because he forgot the date of their wedding anniversary. Carol Stone, 35, of Zephyrhills, faces a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery after Pasco County deputies arrested her Wednesday, according to Tampa’s WTVT. Stone’s husband told authorities the assault started as verbal dispute when he told her he forgot their anniversary. Stone later confirmed his story to deputies during questioning, according to authorities. That argument escalated when Stone started smacking her husband repeatedly in the head and face, scratching him and shoving him onto the ground, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Land O’ Lakes Patch, Stone’s husband recorded the attack on his phone. Deputies booked Stone into the Land O’ Lakes Detention Center on a $150 bond. Tech Support Pits From: Bev Re: Panoramic picture Dear Webby, For some reason I cannot get this web jpg on an old Humor Letter to open. http://webby.com/humor/i/MtEverest1.jpg It only opens the top portion of the photo. I tried both of the links you includud, but both had the same results. I look forward to your humor everyday. Thanks, Bev Dear Bev That picture is over 4,100 pixels wide. When your browser shrinks it to 800, or whatever the width of your browser is, naturally the height shrinks proportionally. Depending on which browser you use, you can hold down CTRL and roll the scroll wheel on the mouse and change the zoom level. Keep in mind, that picture is actually quite huge, and zoom changes won't be instant. The picture is actually a dozen shots pasted together. If you print it on 4 foot high poster stock, you could paste them all around a 10 foot by 10 foot room. Then you could stand in the middle of the room and have the same view Roddy had, when he stood up there and slowly turned 360 degrees while snapping a dozen pictures. Have FUN DearWebby An elderly fellow was taken to the hospital for an examination of his circulatory system. When he got home, his wife asked what had happened. He said, "They worked this gadget into my artery and up into my heart, and then they sucked out thirty years of chocolate cake."
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How can you easily determine how much dirt there is in an oblong hole three feet deep at one end and two feet deep at the other end, and four feet wide at one end and two feet wide at the other end? Answer tomorrow ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Fixing Tweezers Have your tweezers flattened out and lost their spring? Close the tweezers with a pencil placed halfway between the hinge and the points to increase the bend. Then they should grip again. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Tim for this one: My wife and I went to a "Dude Ranch" while in Texas. The cowboy preparing the horses asked if she wanted a Western or English saddle, and she asked what the difference was. He told her one had a horn and other one didn't, she replied, "The one without the horn is fine. I don't expect we'll run into too much traffic out here." ------------ The "horn" on a saddle is used by cowboys to loop the rope around when they lassoo cattle. Newbies also use it to hang on.
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Today, April 11 in
1512 The forces of the Holy League were heavily defeated by the
French at the Battle of Ravenna. 

1689 William III and Mary II were crowned as joint sovereigns of
Britain. 

1713 The Treaty of Utrecht was signed, ending the War of Spanish
Succession. 

1783 After receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13,
the U.S. Congress proclaimed a formal end to hostilities with Great
Britain. 

1803 A twin-screw propeller steamboat was patented by John Stevens.


1814 Napoleon was forced to abdicate his throne. The allied
European nations had marched into Paris on March 30, 1814. He was
banished to the island of Elba. 

1876 The stenotype was patented by John C. Zachos. 

1876 The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized. 

1898 U.S. President William McKinley asked Congress for a
declaration of war with Spain. 

1899 The treaty ending the Spanish-American War was declared in
effect. 

1921 Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax. 

1921 The first live sports event on radio took place this day on
KDKA Radio. The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and
Johnny Dundee. 

1901 Construction on the Empire State Building was completed. The
building was dedicated and opened on May 1, 1931. 

1940 Andrew Ponzi set a world's record in a New York billiards
tournament when he ran 127 balls straight. 

1941 German bombers blitzed Conventry, England. 

1945 U.S. troops reached the Elbe River in Germany. 

1945 During World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi
concentration camp of Buchenwald in Germany. 

1948 The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls was announced in a
general press release. 

1951 U.S. President Truman fired General Douglas MacArthur as head
of United Nations forces in Korea. 

1961 Israel began the trial of Adolf Eichman, accused of World War
II war crimes. 

1970 Apollo 13 blasted off on a mission to the moon that was
disrupted when an explosion crippled the spacecraft. The astronauts
did return safely. 

1974 The Judiciary committee subpoenad U.S. President Richard Nixon
to produce tapes for impeachment inquiry. 

1979 Idi Amin was deposed as president of Uganda as rebels and
exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seized control. 

1980 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued regulations
specifically prohibiting sexual harassment of workers by
supervisors. 

1981 U.S. President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from
the hospital after recovering from an assassination attempt on
March 30. 

1981 In the Brixton area of London, a race riot erupted that
resulted in the injury of more than 300 people. 

1984 China invaded Vietnam. 

1984 General Secretary Konstantin U. Cherenkov was named president
of the Soviet Union. 

1985 Scientists in Hawaii measured the distance between the earth
and moon within one inch. 

1985 The White House announced that President Reagan would visit
the Nazi cemetery at Bitburg. 

1986 Dodge Morgan sailed solo nonstop around the world in 150 days.


1986 In Groton, CT, the submarine Nautilus exhibit opened to the
public. 

1986 Kellogg's stopped giving tours of its breakfast-food plant.
The reason for the end of the 80-year tradition was said to be that
company secrets were at risk due to spies from other cereal
companies. 

1991 U.N. Security Council issued a formal cease-fire with Iraq. 

1996 Forty-three African nations signed the African Nuclear Weapons
Free Zone Treaty. 

1999 Daouda Malam Wanke was designated president of Niger.
President Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara had been assassinated on April 9.


2001 China agreed to release 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance
plane. The EP-3E Navy crew had been held since April 1 on Hainon,
where the plane had made an emergency landing after an in-flight
collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot was missing
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_____________________________________________________ A young man visiting a dude ranch wanted to be "Macho", and went out walking with one of the hired hands. Walking through the barnyard, the visitor tried starting a conversation: "Say, look at that big bunch of buffalos." The hired hand replied, "Not 'bunch' but 'herd'." "Heard what?" "Herd of buffalos." "Sure, I've heard of buffalos. There's a big bunch of 'em right over there." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Anthony Baumgardt, 21, Boon County, Indiana Shooter says he has ‘no remorse’ for killing deputy The 21-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett spoke out as he walked into the courthouse for his initial hearing Wednesday afternoon, according to WXIN. Anthony Baumgardt, 21, faces murder, drug, and gun charges after police say he shot Pickett last week. Investigators were chasing Baumgardt and two other men after they fled the site of an unrelated attempted arrest last Friday. Prosecutor Todd Meyer says Baumgardt jumped from a fleeing car and ran around the corner of an apartment building in Lebanon with Deputy Pickett and his K9 partner Brik in pursuit. Pickett was shot once in the head. Officers returned fire, wounding Baumgardt before taking him into custody. According to court documents, Baumgardt told police, “I shot a cop.” When asked why he did it he answered, “Cause they were going to take me to jail.” While officers walked Baumgardt into the courthouse ahead of his initial hearing, he was asked if he was sorry for killing Pickett. Baumgardt said "nope," and he repeated multiple times he has "no remorse." He was also asked why he shot Pickett. He said, "I didn't want to get bit by a dog." Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen said, "That’s deputy Pickett’s dog. That’s Brik.” Baumgardt replied, "Well I didn’t want to get bit by Brik." During the hearing, Baumgardt asked the judge, "Will they be seeking the death penalty?" He then asked, "If I plead guilty can I seek out the death penalty on my own?" After the court hearing, Nielsen said it "hurt deep inside" when Baumgardt said he had no remorse. "But we move on." Nielsen later said, “I will not step down to his level. I did not cry in there because he will not get to me. But what I will tell you is I will be at every hearing and every trial, and so will his K9 partner Brik.” Meyer says he’s leaning toward pursuing the death penalty in the case. The suspect's father, Robert Baumgardt Jr., issued a statement after the court hearing, saying his family wants justice as much as the public. “After Anthony’s words today, I am speechless," he said. "Let’s give respect to the hero and the officers in blue, not giving Anthony the spotlight. Please let everyone know we want justice as much as they do. Swift Justice. My prayers for the family, Brik and the brothers in blue continue.” Tech Support Pits From: Rose Re: Wrong icon size Dear Webby, I hope you can help me one more time. After getting my computer back from the repair shop all my " Icons " and everything on the computer is double in size, how can I get things back to normal. Thank you Rose Dear Rose Let's hope and assume that the computer is not stuck in safe mode. Right-click on the desktop Screen Resolution That is a pull-down. Pull it down to the highest numberw you see. Hit OK. Most likely you will again have a decent resolution. You can fine-tune the icon size by clicking on the desktop, holding down CTRL and rolling the scroll wheel. First, though, you should set the screen resolution. Have FUN DearWebby The Easterner had always dreamed of owning his own cattle ranch, and finally made enough money to buy his dream spread in Wyoming. "So, what did you name the ranch?" asked his best friend when he flew out to visit. "We had a heck of a time," admitted the new cowboy."Couldn't agree on anything. We finally settled on the Double R Lazy L Triple Horseshoe Bar-7 Lucky Diamond Ranch." "Wow!" his friend was impressed. "So where are all the cows?" "When they saw that branding iron, they all ran away."
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1741 Frederick II of Prussia defeated Maria Theresa's forces at
Mollwitz and conquered Silesia. 

1790 The U.S. patent system was established when U.S. President
George Washington signed the Patent Act of 1790 into law. 

1809 Austria declared war on France and its forces entered Bavaria.


1814 Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Toulouse by the British
and the Spanish. The defeat led to his abdication and exile to
Elba. 

1825 The first hotel opened in Hawaii. 

1849 Walter Hunt patented the safety pin. He sold the rights for
$100. 

1854 The constitution of the Orange Free State in south Africa was
proclaimed. 

1862 Union forces began the bombardment of Fort Pulaski in Georgia
along the Tybee River. 

1866 The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
(ASPCA) was incorporated. 

1902 South African Boers accepted British terms of surrender. 

1912 The Titanic set sail from Southampton, England. 

1916 The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) held its first
championship tournament. 

1919 In Mexico, revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata was killed by
government troops. 

1922 The Genoa Conference opened. The meeting was used to discuss
the reconstruction of Europe after World War I. 

1925 F. Scott Fitzgerald published "The Great Gatsby" for the first
time. 

1930 The first synthetic rubber was produced. 

1932 Paul von Hindenburg was elected president of Germany with 19
million votes. Adolf Hitler came in second with 13 million votes. 

1938 Germany annexed Austria. 

1941 In World War II, U.S. troops occupied Greenland to prevent
Nazi infiltration. 

1941 Ford Motor Co. became the last major automaker to recognize
the United Auto Workers as the representative for its workers. 

1944 Russian troops recaptured Odessa from the Germans. 

1945 German Me 262 jet fighters shot down ten U.S. bombers near
Berlin. 

1953 Warner Bros. released "House of Wax." It was the first 3-D
movie to be released by a major Hollywood studio. 

1953 Actress Hedy Lamarr became a U.S. citizen. 

1959 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito married commoner Michiko Shoda. 

1960 The U.S. Senate passed the Civil Rights Bill. 

1961 Gary Player of South Africa became the first foreign golfer to
win the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. 

1963 129 people died when the nuclear-powered submarine USS
Thresher failed to surface off Cape Cod, MA. 

1967 The 13-day strike by the American Federation of Radio-TV
Artists (AFTRA) came to an end less than two hours before the 39th
Academy Awards presentation went on the air. 

1968 U.S. President Johnson replaced General Westmoreland with
General Creighton Abrams in Vietnam. 

1971 The American table tennis team arrived in China. They were the
first group of Americans officially allowed into China since the
founding of the People Republic in 1949. The team had recieved the
surprise invitation while in Japan for the 31st World Table Tennis
Championship. 

1972 An earthquake in southern Iran killed more than 5,000 people. 

1972 The U.S. and the Soviet Union joined with 70 other nations in
signing an agreement banning biological warfare. 

1973 In Switzerland, 108 people died when a plane crashed while
attempting to land at Basel. 

1974 Yitzhak Rabin replaced resigning Israeli Prime Minister, Golda
Meir. Meir resigned over differences within her Labor Party. 

1980 Spain and Britain agreed to reopen the border between
Gibraltar and Spain. It had been closed since 1969. 

1981 Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands was elected to the
British Parliament. 

1981 The maiden launch of the space shuttle Columbia was cancelled
because of a computer malfunction. 

1984 The U.S. Senate condemned the CIA mining of Nicaraguan
harbors. 

1988 On Wall Street, 48 million shares of Navistar International
stock changed hands in a single-block trade. It was the largest
transaction ever executed on the New York Stock Exchange. 

1990 Three European hostages kidnapped at sea in 1987 by
Palestinian extremists were released in Beirut. 

1992 A bomb exploded in London's financial district. The bomb, set
off by the Irish Republican Army, killed three people and injured
91. 

1993 South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani was
assassinated. 

1994 NATO warplanes launched air strikes for the first time on Serb
forces that were advancing on the Bosnian Muslim town of Gordazde.
The area had been declared a U.N. safe area. 

1996 U.S. President Clinton vetoed a bill that would have outlawed
a technique used to end pregnancies in their late stages. 

1998 Negotiators reached a peace accord on governing British ruled
Northern Ireland. Britain's direct rule was ended. 

1999 The www.June4.org web site was launched by Chinese dissidents
and human rights activists to promote their campaign for democracy
in China. 

2000 Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
Europe (OSCE) reported irregularities in the voting in Georgia's
presidential election on April 9. President Eduard Shevardnadze was
reelected to a new five-year term. 

2001 The Netherlands legalized mercy killings and assisted suicide
for patients with unbearable, terminal illness. 

2002 Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke before
the U.S. Senate as a representative of the Israeli government. He
warned that suicide bombers would spread to the U.S. if Israel was
not allowed to finish its military offensive in the West Bank.
Netanyaho also cited the goals of dismantling the terror regime and
expelling Arafat from the region, ridding the Palestinian
territories of terrorist weapons and establishing "physical
barriers" to protect Israelis from future Palestinian attacks. 

2009 In Fiji, President Josefa Iloilo suspended the nation's
Constitution, dismissed all judges and constitutional appointees
and assumed all governance in the country. 

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1869 The Hudson Bay Company ceded its territory to Canada. 
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_____________________________________________________ The old man had died. A wonderful funeral was in progress and the country preacher talked at length of the good traits of the deceased, what an honest man he was, and what a loving husband and kind father he was. Finally, the widow leaned over and whispered to one of her children, "Go up there and take a look in the coffin and see if we're at the right funeral." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Christy Lenhardt, 53, Elgin, Illinois Social worker faces 14 felony charges after patient says she made him her ‘sex slave’ An Illinois social worker faces 14 felony charges after one of her patients said she treated him like a "sex slave." There are now three lawsuits – one criminal and two civil – claiming that a former employee at the Elgin Mental Health Center took advantage of her position by making her patients her sex slaves. Christy Lenhardt, 53, now faces 14 counts of sexual misconduct in Kane County. Lenhardt was charged with eight counts of sexual misconduct with a person with disabilities, and six counts of official misconduct. The charges come after a state investigation into the Elgin Mental Health Center. The criminal complaint alleges that one patient, Benahdam Hurt of Aurora, was forced to have romantic trysts with his social worker in her office and in his bedroom in the state-run facility for nearly three years. “I visit my son every day every weekend and I knew something wasn't right. I would hear things and people would slip papers to me,” his mother, D’Anntanette Lee, said. The criminal charges follow civil suits filed in 2017 and 2018. In one of those cases another patient, Mark Owens Jr., claimed Lenhardt made sexual advances toward him when he first showed up at the facility in 2012. When Hurt said he wanted to stop seeing Lenhardt in her private office, she allegedly retaliated against him by telling his treatment team he was paranoid and in need of stronger medication. “She can get me drugged to the gills. In all likelihood I better do what she says,” Hurt's attorney said. Lenhardt, a long time state employee, resigned in August of 2017. The civil lawsuits are each seeking $10,000 in damages. “It shouldn't be this way. This is a terrible crime and not just against my client but against human dignity itself,” Randy Kretchmar, attorney, said. Lenhardt posted bail on Thursday. Her attorney told the Chicago Tribune that she does not have a criminal history and will wait for the legal process to play out in court. She is due back in court on April 20. If convicted, Lenhardt faces probation or between two and five years in prison. Tech Support Pits From: Keith Re: Dual Subscription Dear Webby, I have been receiving two copies of each day's letter. I still wish to receive the daily letter, but only one copy. Thanks, Keith Dear Keith Look at the bottom of the one, that you do not want anymore, and tell me which email address you see there. Then I can delete that subscription and keep the other one going. Have FUN DearWebby Reverend Smith, a respected church leader, arrived in a large city to deliver a series of speeches. At a banquet the first evening, he noticed some reporters in the audience. Because he wanted to use some of the stories he told that night in his speeches the next day, he asked the reporters to omit them from their articles. One article that came out the next day, written by a cub reporter, concluded with this line: "Reverend Smith also told a number of stories that cannot be printed."
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Farmer Joe decided his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company responsible for the accident to court. In court, the trucking company's fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe. "Didn't you say, at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine,'" said the lawyer. Farmer Joe responded, "Well I'll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my favorite mule Bessie into the ..." "I didn't ask for any details," the lawyer interrupted, "just answer the question. Did you not say, at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine!'" Farmer Joe said, "Well I had just got Bessie into the trailer and I was driving down the road ..." The lawyer interrupted again and said, "Judge, I am trying to establish the fact that, at the scene of the accident, this man told the Highway Patrolman on the scene that he was just fine. Now several weeks after the accident he is trying to sue my client. I believe he is a fraud. Please tell him to simply answer the question." By this time the Judge was fairly interested in Farmer Joe's answer and said to the lawyer, "I'd like to hear what he has to say about his favorite mule Bessie." Joe thanked the Judge and proceeded. "Well as I was saying, I had just loaded Bessie, my favorite mule, into the trailer and was driving her down the highway when this huge semi-truck and trailer ran the stop sign and smacked my truck right in the side. I was thrown into one ditch and Bessie was thrown into the other. I was hurting real bad and didn't want to move. However, I could hear ole Bessie moaning and groaning. I knew she was in terrible shape just by her groans. Shortly after, a Highway Patrolman came on the scene. He could hear Bessie moaning and groaning, so he went over to her. After he looked at her then he took out his gun and shot her between the eyes. "Then the Patrolman came across the road with his gun in his hand and looked at me. He said, 'Your mule was in such bad shape I had to shoot her. How are you feeling?'" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Junk Mail? I recently received a letter in the mail that looked like a credit card offer or junk mail from my bank on the outside of the envelope. I opened it and at a glance, it still looked like marketing of some sort. Fortunately, I took time to read it. It was promotional material, but it was detailing the virtues of a the new checking account that my bank had signed me up for. This new account has monthly fees, in contrast to the free checking account I had signed up for 15 years ago. The moral of the story, be sure to read anything your bank sends you. By Fisher Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Two American women stop at an inexpensive pension in Paris. When they get to the room, they find they have only one chair, so one asks the bellboy to bring them another. Unfortunately, the bellboy can't understand a word of English, and neither of the young women can speak French. To solve the problem, one of the women points to the only chair in the room, then tries to pantomime sitting down in an imaginary chair. With a knowing smile, the bellboy bows and motions for her to follow him. At the end of the corridor, he stops, smiles, and bows again. Then he points triumphantly to the door of the ladies' room.
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0193 In the Balkans, the distinguished soldier Septimius Seversus
was proclaimed emperor by the army in Illyricum. 

0715 Constantine ended his reign as Catholic Pope. 

1241 In the Battle of Liegnitz, Mongol armies defeated the Poles
and the Germans. 

1454 The city states of Venice, Milan and Florence signed a peace
agreement at Lodi, Italy. 

1667 In Paris, The first public art exhibition was held at the
Palais-Royale. 

1682 Robert La Salle claimed the lower Mississippi River and all
lands that touch it for France. 

1770 Captain James Cook discovered Botany Bay on the Australian
continent. 

1833 Peterborough, NH, opened the first municipally supported
public library in the United States. 

1865 At Appomattox Court House, Virginia, General Robert E. Lee
surrendered his Confederate Army to Union General Ulysses S. Grant
in the parlor of Wilmer McClean's home. Grant allowed Rebel
officers to keep their sidearms and permitted soldiers to keep
their horses and mules. Though there were still Confederate armies
in the field, the war was officially over. The four years of
fighting had killed 360,000 Union troops and 260,000 Confederate
troops. 

1866 The Civil Rights Bill passed over U.S. President Andrew
Johnson's veto. 

1867 The U.S. Senate ratified the treaty with Russia that purchased
the territory of Alaska by one vote. 

1869 The Hudson Bay Company ceded its territory to Canada. 

1870 The American Anti-Slavery Society was dissolved. 

1872 S.R. Percy received a patent for dried milk. 

1900 British forces routed the Boers at Kroonstadt, South Africa. 

1905 The first aerial ferry bridge went into operation in Duluth,
MN. 

1914 In London, the first full-color film, "The World, The Flesh &
the Devil," was shown. 

1916 The German army launched it’s third offensive during the
Battle of Verdun. 

1917 The Battle of Arras began as Canadian troops began a massive
assault on Vimy Ridge. 

1918 Latvia proclaimed its independence. 

1921 The Russo-Polish conflict ended with signing of Riga Treaty. 

1928 Mae West made her debut on Broadway in the production of
"Diamond Lil." 

1940 Germany invaded Norway and Denmark. 

1942 In the Battle of Bataan, American and Filipino forces were
overwhelmed by the Japanese Army. 

1945 National Football League officials decreed that it was
mandatory for football players to wear socks in all league games. 

1945 At Bari, Italy, the Liberty exploded and killed 360 people.
The ship was carrying aerial bombs. 

1947 169 people were killed and 1,300 were injured by a series of
tornadoes in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. 

1950 Bob Hope made his first television appearance on "Star-
Spangled Review" on NBC-TV. 

1957 The Suez Canal was cleared for all shipping. 

1959 NASA announced the selection of America's first seven
astronauts. 

1963 Winston Churchill became the first honorary U.S. citizen. 

1965 "TIME" magazine featured a cover with the entire "Peanuts"
comic gang. 

1965 The Houston Astrodome held its first baseball game. 

1967 The first Boeing 737 was rolled out for use. 

1968 Murdered civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was
buried. 

1976 The U.S. and Russia agreed on the size of nuclear tests for
peaceful use. 

1981 The U.S. Submarine George Washington struck and sunk a small
Japanese freighter in the East China Sea. The Nissho Maru's captain
and first mate died. 

1983 The space shuttle Challenger concluded it first flight. 

1984 Nicaragua asked the World Court to declare U.S. support for
guerilla raids illegal. 

1985 Japanese Premier Nakasone urged Japanese people to buy foreign
products. 

1986 It was announced that Patrick Duffy's character on the TV show
Dallas would be returning after being killed off. 

1987 Dikye Baggett became the first person to undergo corrective
surgery for Parkinson’s disease. 

1988 The U.S. imposed economic sanctions on Panama. 

1989 16 civilians were killed during rioting in Soviet Georgia. 

1989 Hundreds of thousands marched past the White House in support
of the right to abortion. 

1991 Georgia voted to secede from the U.S.S.R. 

1992 Former Panamanian ruler Manuel Noriega was convicted in Miami,
FL, of eight drug and racketeering charges. 

1998 The National Prisoner of War Museum opened in Andersonville,
GA, at the site of an infamous Civil War camp. 

1998 More than 150 Muslims died in stampede in Mecca, Saudi Arabia,
on last day of the haj pilgrimage. 

1999 In Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh of the ruling Popular Rally
for Progress and the Front for the Restoration of Unity and
Democracy was elected president. 

1999 In Niger, President Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara was assassinated.
Daouda Malam Wanke was designated president two days later. 

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_____________________________________________________ >From Donnie HISTORICAL FACT Who says building a border wall won't work? The Chinese built one over 2,000 years ago and they still don't have any illegal Mexicans. _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Alaina Marie Limpert, 25, Tempe, Arizona Mom arrested after Tempe toddler ate mac and cheese made with THC butter A Tempe mom was arrested after police say her child ate mac and cheese made with THC butter. THC is a chemical in cannabis that gets you high. Alaina Marie Limpert, 25, was booked on one count of child abuse. The Department of Child Safety was notified by someone in Limpert’s home that her almost-two-year-old daughter had ingested THC butter while eating macaroni and cheese with her father. “During that time, neither parent took the child to immediate emergency care,” according to the police report. Instead, “It was witnessed inside of the residence that [they] both laughed about the side effects the child experienced during that time and then proceeded to place her into their backyard pool to use the cold water to ‘shock’ her,” the police report continued. It wasn’t until two days later the Department of Child Safety was notified and arrived to take custody of all three kids living at the home. Hospital officials later confirmed that they found THC in the infant’s system. Limpert later admitted making the mac and cheese with THC for her husband, but did not know her daughter ingested it. Limpert is due back in court April 19. At the home, police report they found two marijuana grow tents in the garage. They also found mushrooms, bongs and pipes, containers of hash oil and other drug paraphernalia. In the home’s refrigerator, “on the top shelf were three large tubs of THC butter.” Tech Support Pits From: Joy Re: Set file types Dear Webby Sometimes I can't open picture attachments in email. The message I get is,"This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folders Options Control Panel. I don't really know what to do after opening the Folder Options folder. Can you help me? Thanks, Joy Dear Joy Right-Click on START select EXPLORE Click on TOOLS FOLDER OPTIONS FILE TYPES Scroll down to the file type that you need a program for, highlight it click on advanced, and select a suitable program for it. For GIF, JPG, PNG, BMP select PaintShop Pro or whatever you use for graphics. For PDF use Foxit or Adobe Acrobat, for PPT use Microsoft PowerPoint viewer. Have FUN DearWebby You may have heard about a new bride who was a bit embarrassed to be known as a honeymooner. Hilda was like that. So when she and her new husband husband pulled up to the hotel, she asked him if there was any way that they could make it appear that they had been married a long time. He responded, "Easy! Just carry your own suitcase."
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A couple with three children waited in line at San Francisco's Pier 41 to purchase tickets for a boat trip to Alcatraz, the historic prison island. Others watched with varying degrees of sympathy and irritation as the young children fidgeted, whined, and punched one another. The frazzled parents reprimanded them to no avail. Finally, they reached the ticket window. "Five tickets, please," the father said. "Two round trip, three one way."
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Dentist to Patient: "Would you help me out? I'd like you to give a few of your loudest screams?" Patient: "Why, Doc? I didn't feel a thing!" Dentist: "I know, but there are so many people in the waiting room right now, and I don't want to miss the five o'clock foot- ball game." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Apply for Financial Aid Early If you or a loved one is going to college this fall, apply for financial aid as early as possible. The amount of aid you get is based on your need level, fund availability, and the date your application process is completed. It pays to be on top of it. File your financial aid application as soon as you file your taxes. You should have all the paperwork you need since February. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Andy was reading the paper while his son was doing homework on the opposite side of the table. "Dad", his son asked, "how many people work in the Government?" Without looking up, Andy responded: "Oh, probably less than half of them."
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___________________________________________________ An airliner is coming into land at an airport obscured by fog. Visibility is practically nil, the ILS system is on the blink, so the pilot has to land on wits alone. "Flaps, check," he says to the co-pilot, "Landing Gear, check. Altitude, check. Right, we're going in. Hold on." The plane lands and comes to a screeching, grinding halt; just short of the edge of the runway. "Holy Cow!" exclaims the pilot, "This must be the shortest runway I've ever landed on!" The co-pilot looks left and right and says "Yeah, and about the widest, too..." ------------------------- That reminds me of a landing in Burwash in the Yukon in 71. Burwash is at the end of Kluane Lake, beside Kluane National Park. Very scenic. Also the worlds windiest airport. There was a short dirt taxi-way and parking area between the gravel runway and the occasionally staffed airport building. We used an old Piper Cub to get from there to Tincup Lake, where another guy and me were pretending to be carpenters and built a big fishing lodge without anybody ever catching on that we were learning carpentry as we went. We stayed in tents at Tincup Lake and once a week flew out to Burwash for hot showers and a meal that we did not have to poach, to pick up nails and other supplies, and to flirt at the waitresses. Top speed of the old souped up Cub was about 85 miles per hour when the tank was near empty. This one day the wind was 80, gusting to 90. Just before Burwash our route was near the Alaska Highway. Cars on the highway below sure looked fast whenever we were drifting backwards! When we finally got to the airport, we realized that there was just no way we would be able to taxi from the runway across the wind over to the parking area without getting flipped sideways. Gerry, who was just as crazy as me, hovered over the taxi way like a tethered kite and slowly forced the plane down to the tiedowns. The tiedowns were 55 gallon drums filled with cast iron engine blocks and old batteries. When we were low enough, I climbed out onto the wing to wheel support strut, and while hanging on with one hand and one leg, fished for the rope on the first barrel. After a few tries I got hold of it and cinched down the left wing. With the engine still running at full blast, I clambered over to the other side, being careful not to touch the ground and taking any weight off the little plane, and finally tied down that side, just before we ran out fuel. After climbing out, Gerry tied the stick to the seat, -yes, the front had a real seat, not just a cooler-, so that the wind forced the tail down. Then we carried a couple of 10 gallon drums filled with concrete and chains over to the tail to tie it down. It's amazing how fast you can run while carrying those drums, when you are in a hurry and you have an 80 mile per hour wind at your back! The waitresses in Burwash didn't want us to fly back that night and managed to persuade us to spend the night. By morning the wind had slowed down considerably, but we didn't need the real runway. The width of the taxi strip was plenty. ___________________________________________________
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1513 - Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain. 

1525 - Albert von Brandenburg, the leader of the Teutonic Order,
assumes the title "Duke of Prussia" and passed the first laws of
the Protestant church, making Prussia a Protestant state. 

1832 - About 300 American troops of the 6th Infantry left Jefferson
Barracks, St. Louis, to confront the Sauk Indians in the Black Hawk
War. 

1834 - In New York City, Cornelius Lawrence became the first mayor
to be elected by popular vote in a city election. 

1873 - Alfred Paraf patented the first successful oleomargarine. 

1911 - The first squash tournament was played at the Harvard Club
in New York City. 

1939 - Italy invaded Albania. 

1942 - The Soviets opened a rail link to the besieged city of
Leningrad. 

1946 - The League of Nations assembled in Geneva for the last time.


1947 - The first illustrated insurance policy was issued by the
Allstate Insurance Company. 

1952 - U.S. President Truman seized steel mills to prevent a
nationwide strike. 

1953 - The bones of Sitting Bull were moved from North Dakota to
South Dakota. 

1962 - Bay of Pigs invaders got thirty years imprisonment in Cuba. 

1985 - India filed suit against Union Carbide for the Bhopal
disaster. 

1985 - Phyllis Diller underwent a surgical procedure for permanent
eyeliner to eliminate the need for eyelid makeup. 

1986 - Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel, CA. 

1988 - Former U.S. President Reagan aide Lyn Nofzinger was
sentenced to prison for illegal lobbying for Wedtech Corp. 

1990 - In Nepal, King Birendra lifted the 30-year ban on political
parties. 

1992 - In Britain, the last issue of "Punch Magazine" was
published. 

1994 - Smoking was banned in the Pentagon and all U.S. military
bases. 

2000 - 19 U.S. troops were killed when a Marine V22 Osprey crashed
during a training mission in Arizona. 

2002 - Ed McMahon filed a $20 million lawsuit against his insurance
company, two insurance adjusters, and several environmental cleanup
contractors. The suit alleged breach of contract, negligence and
intentional infliction of emotional distress concerning a toxic
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Bimba pushes her BMW into a gas station. She tells the mechanic it died. After he works on it for a few minutes, it is idling smoothly. She says, "What's the story?" He replies, "Just crap in the carburetor." She asks, "How often do I have to do that?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com An irritated father complained to his golf buddy. "When I was a kid, my parents sent me to my room without supper if I misbehaved. But my son has his own color TV, telephone, computer, every computer game and CD player in his room!" "So how do you handle it?" his friend asked. "If he doesn't behave, I send him to MY room!" Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Two church members were going door to door, and knocked on the door of a woman who was not happy to see them. She told them in no uncertain terms that she did not want to hear their message and slammed the door in their faces. To her surprise, however, the door did not close and, in fact, bounced back open. She tried again, really put her back into it, and slammed the door again with the same result - the door bounced back open. Convinced these rude young people were sticking their foot in the door, she reared back to give it a slam that would teach them a lesson, when one of them yelled, "Ma'am, STOP! You knocked out your cat with the first slam. If you are going to keep doing that, you are going to get some very expensive vet bills!"
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1712 A slave revolt broke out in New York City. 

1798 The territory of Mississippi was organized. 

1862 Union General Ulysses S. Grant defeated Confederates at the
Battle of Shiloh, TN. 

1864 The first camel race in America was held in Sacramento,
California. 

1888 P.F. Collier published a weekly periodical for the first time
under the name "Collier’s." 

1922 U.S. Secretary of Interior leased Teapot Dome naval oil
reserves in Wyoming. 

1927 The first long-distance TV transmission was sent from
Washington, DC, to New York City. The audience saw an image of
Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover. 

1930 The first steel columns were set for the Empire State
Building. 

1933 Prohibition ended in the United States. 

1943 British and American armies linked up between Wadi Akarit and
El Guettar in North Africa to form a solid line against the German
army. 

1945 The Japanese battleship Yamato, the world’s largest
battleship, was sunk during the battle for Okinawa. The fleet was
headed for a suicide mission. 

1948 The United Nations' World Health Organization began
operations. 

1953 IBM unveiled the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine.
It was IBM's first commercially available scientific computer. 

1957 The last of New York City's electric trolleys completed its
final run from Queens to Manhattan. 

1963 Yugoslavia proclaimed itself a Socialist republic. 

1963 Josip Broz Tito was proclaimed to be the leader of Yugoslavia
for life. 

1966 The U.S. recovered a hydrogen bomb it had lost off the coast
of Spain. 

1967 Israel reported that they had shot down six Syrian MIGs. 

1969 The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously struck down laws
prohibiting private possession of obscene material. 

1970 John Wayne won his first and only Oscar for his role in "True
Grit." He had been in over 200 films. 

1971 U.S. President Nixon pledged to withdraw 100,000 more men from
Vietnam by December. 

1980 The U.S. broke diplomatic relations with Iran and imposed
economic sanctions in response to the taking of hostages on
November 4, 1979. 

1983 Specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson made the first
Space Shuttle spacewalk. 

1983 The Chinese government canceled all remaining sports and
cultural exchanges with the U.S. for 1983. 

1985 In Goteborg, Sweden, China swept all of the world table tennis
titles except for men's doubles. 

1985 In Sudan, Gen. Swar el-Dahab took over the Presidency while
President Gaafar el-Nimeiry was visiting the U.S. and Egypt. 

1985 The Soviet Union announced a unilateral freeze on medium-range
nuclear missiles. 

1988 Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev agreed to final terms of a
Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet troops began leaving on
May 16, 1988. 

1988 In Fort Smith, AR, 13 white supremacists were acquitted on
charges for plotting to overthrow the U.S. federal government. 

1989 A Soviet submarine carrying nuclear weapons sank in the
Norwegian Sea. 

1990 In the U.S., John Poindexter was found guilty of five counts
at his Iran-Contra trial. The convictions were later reversed on
appeal. 

1990 At Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center a display of Robert
Mapplethorpe's photographs went on display. On the same day the
center and its director were indicted on obscenity charges. The
charges resulted in acquittal. 

1994 Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the Patriotic Front rebel
group and government soldiers. Hundreds of thousands were
slaughtered in the months that followed. 

1998 Mary Bono, the widow of Sonny Bono, won a special election to
serve out the remainder of her husband's congressional term. 

1999 Yugoslav authorities sealed off Kosovo's main border crossings
to prevent ethnic Albanians from leaving. 

2000 U.S. President Clinton signed the Senior Citizens Freedom to
Work Act of 2000. The bill reversed a Depression-era law and allows
senior citizens to earn money without losing Social Security
retirement benefits. 

2002 The Roman Catholic archdiocese announced that six priests from
the Archdiocese of New York were suspended over allegations of
sexual misconduct. 

2006 The Boeing X-37 conducted its first flight as a test drop at
Edwards Air Force Base, CA. 

2009 Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was sentenced to 25
years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security
forces. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Friday, April 6
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!


I noticed that Broom Hilda's Hog is now whining against New York
cops, because they defended themselves and New York against a
suicider. Since he is the darling of the left-wing media, they
praise him for that. In my opinion, he lost what little bit of
credibility he had.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Utah gun-slinger robs gas station 
and tries carjacking
Bonehead
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1909 Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson claimed 
to be the first men to reach the North Pole. 
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_____________________________________________________ A man has six items in his bathroom — a toothbrush, toothpastem, shaving cream, razor, a bar of Dial soap, and a towel from the Holiday Inn. The average number of items in the typical woman’s bathroom is 437. A man would not be able to identify most of these items and what they are used for. _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Alexis Payan-Martinez, Murray, Utah Utah gun-slinger robs gas station and tries carjacking A man is accused of stealing beer from a Murray convenience store at gunpoint and trying to steal a person’s car. Police said Alexis R. Payan-Martinez walked into a Maverik store near 514 W. 3900 S. on March 31. He was caught on surveillance video grabbing a case of beer, raising a semiautomatic handgun to a customer and employee and saying, “come at me, bro.” A few hours later, Unified Police responded to a carjacking where an officer recognized the suspect as the same person caught on video robbing the convenience store in Murray. Officers said Payan-Martinez later admitted to robbing the convenience store. He was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for aggravated robbery. Tech Support Pits From: David Re: Full Size Browser default Dear Webby I've got a stupid question for you. It used to be, when I clicked on a link that opened a new page, it would come up as a full new page. Now when I click the link, I get a half page. I used to know how to change this but I haven't had to do it for so long that I've forgotten. A little help please. How do I change the size of a new page? BTW, I use IE. David Dear David Viewing pages full size has gone out of fashion, because you don't see what might be opening behind it. Also, with the higher resolutions commonly used nowadays, you can comfortably have two pages open side by side if you squish them a bit. F11 toggles a window to full screen and back, on modern browsers too, not just IE. To set full screen as the default, even though Microsoft has agreed that is a dumb idea and refuses to tell you how to do it, follow this top secret rigmarole: Close all browser windows but one. Open a new window from a link on the remaining window. Close the old window (not the new one that just opened up). Adjust the window to be the size you want all the new windows to be (you cannot use the maximize button for this, you have to actually squish or stretch the size of the window to be what you want the windows to automatically open up as). Hold down the CTRL key while closing the window. From now on, all your new windows should open up to that size until you perform a similar process telling IE that you want all new windows to be the new size. Most likely what occurred is that you manually sized a window to that size, closed it, and IE remembered that as your preferred window size. Personally, I would highly recommend that you make your default browser size less than full screen. That way you notice when a page pops a "Pop-Under" and you won't accidentally agree to subscribe to all kinds of weird stuff. Many news sites use pop-unders to ask you if you want up-to-the- minute notifications of breaking news. You have to hit BLOCK to avoid that. The same goes for really weird stuff, that you most definitely DON'T want to notify you of their breaking news. Have FUN DearWebby A man will remember how short a woman’s dress was, for years. A woman will remember what color it was.
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Women do laundry every couple of days. A man will wear every article of clothing he owns, including his surgical pants that were hip about eight years ago, before he will do his laundry. When he is finally out of clothes, he will wear a dirty sweatshirt inside out, rent a U-Haul and take his mountain of clothes to the laundromat, and expect to meet a beautiful woman while he is there.
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Two boys were arguing when the preacher entered the room. The preacher says, “Why are you arguing?” One of them answers, “We found a ten dollar bill and decided to give it to whoever tells the biggest lie.” “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” said the preacher, “When I was your age I didn’t even know what a lie was.” The boys gave the ten dollars to the preacher. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Mark Birthdays on Your New Calendar When putting up your new calendar for the new year, take a moment and fill in all the birthdays that you need to remember throughout the year. It's also good to note any anniversaries or other important dates. One good method is to flip through your old calendar and transfer any dates which apply to the new year. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ One day, a foreign family arrived in New York City. This was the first time out of their native village, and it didn't take long before the wife got lost. The husband asked a passerby for help and was told to go to the police and report it. When he got there, a police officer asked him for the wife's description. "What's that?" asked the man. "Well, you see a description is telling what something looks like. For example, my wife is 25-years-old, 5'11", 140 lbs, 38-25-36 measurements. Now, what can you tell me about your wife?" "The hell with her, lets go look for yours!"
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1199 English King Richard I was killed by an arrow at the siege of
the castle of Chaluz in France. 

1607 An expedition led by Captain Christopher Newport arrived at
the Spanish colony of Puerto Rico for supplies before continuing on
their journey. On May 14, they went ashore and founded Jamestown,
Virginia, as the first permanent English colony in America. 

1652 Jan van Riebeeck established a settlement at Cape Town, South
Africa. 

1814 Granted sovereignty in the island of Elba and a pension from
the French government, Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates at
Fountainebleau. He was allowed to keep the title of emperor. 

1830 Joseph Smith and five others organized the Mormon Church in
western New York. 

1830 Relations between the Texans and Mexico reached a new low when
Mexico would not allow further emigration into Texas by settlers
from the U.S. 

1862 The American Civil War Battle of Shiloh began in Tennessee. 

1865 At the Battle of Sayler's Creek, a third of Lee's army was cut
off by Union troops pursuing him to Appomattox. 

1875 Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for the multiple
telegraph, which sent two signals at the same time. 

1896 The first modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece. 

1903 French Army Nationalists were revealed for forging documents
to guarantee a conviction for Alfred Dryfus. 

1909 Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson claimed to be the
first men to reach the North Pole. 

1916 Charlie Chaplin became the highest-paid film star in the world
when he signed a contract with Mutual Film Corporation for $675,000
a year. He was 26 years old. 

1917 The U.S. Congress approved a declaration of war on Germany and
entered World War I on the Allied side. 

1924 Four planes left Seattle on the first successful flight around
the world. 

1938 The United States recognized the German conquest of Austria. 

1941 German forces invaded Greece and Yugoslavia. 

1953 Iranian Premier Mossadegh demanded that the shah's power be
reduced. 

1965 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorized the use of ground
troops in combat operations in Vietnam. 

1967 In South Vietnam, 1,500 Viet Cong attacked Quangtri and freed
200 prisoners. 

1981 A Yugoslav Communist Party official confirmed reports of
intense ethnic riots in Kosovo. 

1983 The U.S. Veteran's Administration announced it would give free
medical care for conditions traceable to radiation exposure to more
than 220,000 veterans who participated in nuclear tests from 1945
to 1962. 

1985 William J. Schroeder became the first artificial heart
recipient to be discharged from the hospital. 

1987 Sugar Ray Leonard took the middleweight title from Marvin
Hagler. 

1988 Mathew Henson was awarded honors in Arlington National
Cemetery. Henson had reached the North Pole with Robert Peary. 

1998 Citicorp and Travelers Group announced that they would be
merging. The new creation was the largest financial-services
conglomerate in the world. The name would become Citigroup. 

1998 Federal researchers in the U.S. announced that daily tamoxifen
pills could cut breast cancer risk among high-risk women. 

1998 Pakistan successfully tested medium-range missiles capable of
attacking neighboring India. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Thursday, April 5

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Drunk woman with child in car hits, 
kills two men as they changed tire
Bonehead
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1998 The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan opened becoming the largest
suspension bridge in the world. It links Shikoku and Honshu. The
bridge cost about $3.8 billion. 
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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Rosie for this one: I was having trouble with the idea of turning 30 and was oversensitive to any signs of advancing age. When I found a prominent gray hair in my bangs, I pointed to my forehead. "Have you seen this?" I indignantly asked my husband. "What?" he asked. "The wrinkles?" The frying pan now has a serious dent. _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Christine Noriega, Sandoval, New Mexico Drunk woman with child in car hits, kills two men as they changed tire Sandoval County sheriff's deputies say a 31-year-old woman was driving drunk Tuesday night when she drove her vehicle into two men as they changed a tire south of Algodones, killing them. Authorities charged Christine Noriega with two counts of vehicular homicide after the crash in Sandoval County. On Wednesday, sheriff's office Lt. Keith Elder identified the two victims as 21-year-old Michael Chambellan of Albuquerque and 28-year-old Lonnie Escovedo of Santa Fe. According to a probable cause statement, Chambellan and Escovedo were changing the rear driver-side tire on their Honda Civic along southbound I-25 near mile marker 246. At about 6:45 p.m., deputies say a Honda Pilot driven by Noriega sideswiped the Civic, fatally striking Chambellan and Escovedo. They were pronounced dead at the scene. When a deputy spoke to Noriega, the deputy noticed she smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, watery eyes, the report states. She also had slurred speech and "her statements did not make sense," according to the report. Noriega also had a child in the car. In addition to the homicide charges, Noriega faces aggravated DWI and child abuse. She is jailed on a no-bond hold. Tech Support Pits From: Bob Re: Mix and match IDE and ATA Dear Webby Can you mix and match IDE and ATA hard drives? I want to use my old IDE drive as a second (slave) drive with my new machine, which has an ATA drive. Bob Dear Bob Some motherboards have sockets for both IDE and ATA cables, but unless you have looked yourself and seen both types of sockets side by side, don't count on them being there. On new motherboards usually they aren't. The way around that problem is to simply use a USB harddrive enclosure for the old IDE drive. USB harddrive enclosures cost $15 and up on-line. However, check PriceGrabber and see if a nearby store has a good deal. With low cost items the shipping costs can make an on-line purchase more expensive than a local storefront. With most USB harddrive enclosures you get a bunch of tiny screws to attach the drive inside the usually almost too snug enclosure. Don't fret if the little screws don't line up or are a nuisance. Once the lid is closed, the drive is held quite nicely. By the way, even though your old IDE drive measures about 4" x 6", it's called a 3.5" drive, because the platter inside is a 3.5" platter. If you ask for a 4" drive enclosure, they will tell you that you are on the wrong planet. Look for a 3.5 inch USB 2 Hard Drive Enclosure. USB 2 standard is 40 times faster than USB 1. Have FUN DearWebby The newly-married husband came home from the office to find his young wife in floods of tears. "Darling, whatever is the matter?" he asked. "Sweetheart," she sobbed, "the most terrible thing has happened! I cooked my very first Beef Bourguignon for you, and I got it out of the oven to season it, and the phone rang. When I came back from answering the phone," she sobbed again, "I found that the cat had eaten it!" "Don't worry, darling," said her husband. "Don't cry. We'll get a new cat tomorrow."
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Bernard, who is noted for his gracious manners, was awakened one morning at four forty four a.m. by his ringing telephone . . . "Your dog's barking, and it's keeping me awake," said an angry voice. Bernard thanked the caller and politely asked his name and number before hanging up. The next morning, at precisely four forty four a.m., Bernard called his neighbor back . . . "Good morning, Mr. Williams. I just called to tell you that I don't HAVE a dog."
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A Congressman was once asked about his attitude toward whiskey. "If you mean the demon drink that poisons the mind, pollutes the body, desecrates family life, and inflames sinners, then I'm against it. But, if you mean the elixir of Christmas cheer, the shield against winter chill, the taxable potion that puts needed funds into public coffers to comfort little crippled children, then I'm for it. This is my position, and I will not compromise." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Homemade Checkers You can make your own checkers game by saving plastic milk bottle caps. You need two different colors, 12 checkers for each player. If all your bottle caps are the same color, color the top of half the caps with permanent marker. Then make a game board using a square piece of card board. Use a ruler to measure and draw squares with a marker. A checker board is 8 by 8 squares of alternating colors, the same as a chess board. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com You can make a very nice checkerboard quickly by weaving 4 strips of dark and 4 strips of light paper, felt, or wood veneer into a square. Then cut some plywood or paneling to size and lay some iron-on glue gauze onto that, slide the weave onto it, and iron it on. After it has cooled, you can pour marine spar varnish or a clear epoxy on it. For a finishing touch, glue some felt table protector disks onto the bottom. Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Scientists were excited this week at having isolated a brief sound which occurred immediately before the Big Bang. Apparently, that sound was "OOOPS!"
Bizarre beliefs in the Dark Ages
___________________________________________________ Resume bloopers: "While I am open to the initial nature of an assignment, I am decidedly disposed that it be so oriented as to at least partially incorporate the experience enjoyed heretofore and that it be configured so as to ultimately lead to the application of more rarefied facets of financial management as the major sphere of responsibility." Try the Salvation Army Thrift Shop. They are always looking for empty shirts. "I was proud to win the Gregg Typting Award." Tell Greg not to apply here either. "Please call me after 5:30 because I am self-employed and my employer does not know I am looking for another job." If somebody calls you after 5:30, it will be a telemarketer. My goal is to be a meteorologist. But since I have no training in meteorology, I suppose I should try stock brokerage. Don't call us, we'll call you. ___________________________________________________
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1242 Russian troops repelled an invasion attempt by the Teutonic
Knights. 

1614 American Indian Pocahontas married English colonist John Rolfe
in Virginia. 

1806 Isaac Quintard patented the cider mill. 

1843 Queen Victoria proclaimed Hong Kong to be a British crown
colony. 

1892 Walter H. Coe patented gold leaf in rolls. 

1892 In New York, the Ithaca Daily Journal published an ad
introducing a new 10 cent Ice Cream Specialty called a Cherry
Sunday. 

1908 The Japanese Army reached the Yalu River as the Russians
retreated. 

1919 Eamon de Valera became president of Ireland. 

1923 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company began the first regular
production of balloon tires. 

1930 Mahatma Ghandi defied British law by making salt in India. 

1933 The first operation to remove a lung was performed at Barnes
Hospital in St. Louis, MO. 

1941 German commandos secured docks along the Danube River in
preparation for Germany’s invasion of the Balkans. 

1951 Americans Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death
for committing espionage for the Soviet Union. 

1953 Jomo Kenyatta was convicted and sentenced to 7 years in prison
for orchestrating the Mau-Mau rebellion in Kenya. 

1955 Winston Churchill resigned as British prime minister. 

1985 John McEnroe said "any man can beat any woman at any sport,
especially tennis." 

1986 A discotheque in Berlin was bombed by Libyan terrorists. The
U.S. attacked Libya with warplanes in retaliation on April 15, 1986.

1989 In Poland, accords were signed between Solidarity and the
government that set free elections for June 1989. The eight-year ban
on Solidarity was also set to be lifted. 

1998 The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan opened becoming the largest
suspension bridge in the world. It links Shikoku and Honshu. The
bridge cost about $3.8 billion. 

1999 Two Libyans suspected of bombing a Pan Am jet in 1988 were
handed over so they could be flown to the Netherlands for trial. 270
people were killed in the bombing. 

1999 In Laramie, WY, Russell Henderson pled guilty to kidnapping and
felony murder in the death of Matthew Shepard. 

2004 Near Mexico City's international airport, lightning struck the
jet Mexican President Vicente Fox was on. 

2009 North Korea launched the Kwangmyongsong-2 rocket, prompting an
emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Wednesday, April 4

Happy 60th Anniversary, Norm!

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
NC woman named 'Beers' charged with DUI 
in Florida
Bonehead
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Today, April 4 in
1945 Hungary was liberated from Nazi alliance and 
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_____________________________________________________ A couple was having a discussion about family finances. Finally the husband exploded, "If it weren't for my money, the house wouldn't be here!" His wife replied, "My dear, if it weren't for your money, I wouldn't be here." _____________________________________________________ Yesterday's mugshot: Nicole Johnson An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jennifer Poelter Beers, 46, St Augustine beach, Floriduh NC woman named 'Beers' charged with DUI in Florida A North Carolina woman faces charges, including a DUI, after multiple hit-and-runs were reported Tuesday evening in St. Augustine Beach. The officer said he saw a woman, later identified as 46-year-old Jennifer Poelter Beers, driving southbound with no headlights on the intersection of the A1A Beach Boulevard and A Street intersection. The officer noted Beers making U-turns and appearing to be lost, the arrest report stated. The report said, that at one point, the driver made a U-turn into oncoming traffic. The officer noted Beers making U-turns and appearing to be lost, the arrest report stated. The report said, that at one point, the driver made a U-turn into oncoming traffic. Watch: Rare centuries-old ship washes ashore in Ponte Vedra Beach While making the U-turn, Beers nearly struck a fence at a public parking lot, the officer reported. The officer said he conducted a traffic stop and could smell alcohol on the the woman's breath. The officer also noted fresh damage on Beers' Infiniti G37, including damage on its front bumper, hood and passenger-side fender. An open beer can was seen in the back seat of the vehicle, and Beers' told the officer she had two beers that night, according to the arrest report. The officer then had received a call during the traffic stop with Beers about a hit-and-run in the area of 17 4th Street. The police department had in turn received a call from a witness about a silver vehicle that struck a parked, unattended car and left the scene. According to the arrest report, the complaint said the driver almost struck a pedestrian during the alleged hit-and-run. The officer later received information from St. Johns County dispatch that three hit-and-runs happened in the same area. The damage on Beers' vehicle matched the damage of the unattended vehicle, according to the arrest report. Beers was arrested and faces hit-and-run and DUI charges. Tech Support Pits From: Nellie Re: Saving during power failure
Dear Webby Is it true that you should not try to save stuff while the electricity is failing? I have a few seconds on my UPS to bridge short blips, but was told not to frantically try to save anything, in case the blip turns into a longer outage. What's the real story? Nellie Dear Nellie That advice is absolutely correct. If you are trying to save a long document or large spreadsheet and the write power fizzles out while saving, you most likely trash that document, maybe even the hard drive. At best, you will be able to re-use the oldest parts of it, but you most likely will miss the newest ones. If your data is important to you, get a UPS that can run your machine for a few minutes and allow you to properly save and shut down. Otherwise just relax. It is better to lose the last two minutes than the entire hard drive. Naturally, you should set your Auto-Safe to 2 minutes. Have FUN DearWebby
When I was visiting a friend who lived on the edge of a wilderness preserve, we drove along a rutted trail, and we saw a small creek ahead whose bridge was under water. "We have a serious beaver problem," our friend said. "They build dams that cause the creek to flood. Forest rangers take down the dams, and the beavers rebuild them." As we got closer, we could see a large scoreboard posted by the bridge. It read: BEAVERS 23 RANGERS 22
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When I went to get my driver's license renewed, our local motor-vehicle bureau was packed. The line inched along for almost an hour until the man ahead of me finally got his license. He inspected his photo for a moment and commented to the clerk, "I was standing in line so long, I ended up looking pretty grouchy in this picture." The woman beside him peered over his shoulder, then reassured him, "It's okay. That's how you're going to look when the cops pull you over anyway."
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A woman went to her dentist to have her dentures adjusted for the fifth time. She said they still didn’t fit. "Well," said the dentist "I’ll do it again this time, but no more. There’s no reason why these shouldn’t fit your mouth easily." "Who said anything about my mouth?" the woman answered."They don’t fit in the glass!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Mixing Meatloaf and Other Sticky Things When mixing meat loaf or patting marshmallow candy into a pan, kneading pizza dough etc., I first spray my hands with non-stick cooking spray. It keeps the food from sticking and washes off easily with soap and water. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Instead of the outrageusly expensive cooking spray I use regular cooking oil in an 80's Amway pistol grip window sprayer<. It wors as well. Any sprayer like that will work fine. Have FUN! DearWebby/font> ____________________________________________________ An old man was on his death bed. He wanted badly to take some of his money with him. He called his priest, his doctor and his lawyer to his bedside. "Here's $30,000 cash to be held by each of you. I trust you to put this in my coffin when I die so I can take all my money with me." At the funeral, each man put an envelope in the coffin. Riding away in a limousine, the priest suddenly broke into tears and confessed, "I had only put $20,000 into the envelope because I needed $10,000 for a new baptistery." "Well, since we're confiding in each other," said the doctor, "I only put $10,000 in the envelope because we needed a new machine at the hospital which cost $20,000." The lawyer was aghast. "I'm ashamed of both of you," he exclaimed. "I want it known that when I put my envelope in that coffin, it held my personal check for the full $30,000."
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0896 Formosus ended his reign as pope. 

1541 Ignatius of Loyola became the first superior-general of the
Jesuits. 

1581 Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I. A few months
earlier he became the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world. 

1687 King James II ordered that his declaration of indulgence be
read in church. 

1812 The territory of Orleans became the 18th U.S. state and will
become known as Louisiana. 

1818 A plan was passsed by the U.S. Congress that the U.S. flag
would have 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars and that a new star
would be added for the each new state. 

1841 U.S. President William Henry Harrison, at the age of 68, became
the first president to die in office. He had been sworn in only a
month before he died of pneumonia. 

1850 The city of Los Angeles was incorporated. 

1902 British Financier Cecil Rhodes left $10 million in his will
that would provide scholarships for Americans to Oxford University
in England. 

1905 In Kangra, India, an earthquake killed 370,000 people. 

1914 The first known serialized moving picture opened in New York
City, NY. It was "The Perils of Pauline". 

1917 The U.S. Senate voted 90-6 to enter World War I on the Allied
side in order to boost the US economy.

1918 The Battle of Somme, an offensive by the British against the
German Army ended. 

1932 After five years of research, professor C.G. King, of the
University of Pittsburgh, isolated vitamin C. 

1945 Hungary was liberated from Nazi alliance and occupied by
Russia. 

1945 During World War II, U.S. forces liberated the Nazi death camp
Ohrdruf in Germany. 

1949 Twelve nations signed a treaty to create The North Atlantic
Treaty Organization (NATO). 

1953 Fifteen doctors were released by Soviet leaders. The doctors
had been arrested before Stalin had died and were accused of
plotting against him. 

1967 The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam. 

1967 Johnny Carson quit "The Tonight Show." He returned three weeks
later after getting a raise of $30,000 a week. 

1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the age of 39. 

1969 Dr. Denton Cooley implanted the first temporary artificial
heart. 

1973 In New York, the original World Trade Center twin towers
opened. At the time they were the tallest building in the world. 

1975 More than 130 people, most of them children, were killed when a
U.S. Air Force transport plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans
crashed
just after takeoff from Saigon. 

1979 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the president of Pakistan, was executed.
He had been convicted of conspiring to murder a political opponent. 

1981 Henry Cisneros became the first Mexican-American elected mayor
of a major U.S. city, which was San Antonio, TX. 

1983 At Cape Canaveral, the space shuttle Challenger took off on its
first flight. It was the sixth flight overall for the shuttle
program. 

1984 U.S. President Reagan proposed an international ban on chemical
weapons. 

1985 In Sudan, a coup ousted President Nimeiry and replaced him with
General Dahab. 

1986 Wayne Gretzky set an NHL record with his 213th point of the
season. 

1987 The U.S. charged the Soviet Union with wiretapping a U.S.
Embassy. 

1988 Arizona Governor Evan Mecham was voted out of office by the
Arizona Senate. Mecham was found guilty of diverting state funds to
his auto business and of trying to impede an investigation into a
death threat to a grand jury witness. 

1991 Pennsylvanian Senator John Heinz and six others were killed
when a helicopter collided with Heinz's plane over a schoolyard in
Merion, PA. 

1992 Sali Berisha became the first non-Marxist president of Albania
since World War II. 

1994 Netscape Communications (Mosaic Communications) was founded. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Tuesday, April 3

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman said her feelings were 
hurt during DUI stop
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Today, April 3 in
1942 The Japanese began their all-out assault on the U.S. and
Filipino troops at Bataan. 
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_____________________________________________________ The duffer muffed his tee shot into the woods, then hit into a few trees, then proceeded to hit across the fairway into another woods. Finally, after banging away several more times, he proceeded to hit into a sand trap. All the while, he'd noticed that the club professional had been watching. "What club should I use now?" he asked the pro. "I don't know," the pro replied. "What game are you playing?" _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Nicole Johnson, 46, St Johns County, Floriduh Florida woman said her feelings were hurt during DUI stop A 46-year-old St. Johns County woman faces charges of DUI and negligence after she was stopped while drinking vodka in the car on County Road 210, a report said. Nicole Johnson had her 7-year-old son in the car during the midday stop on March 19, the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said. taken into custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families. Deputies said Johnson was driving all over the road and finally stopped her vehicle near at I-95 and County Road 210. She fell down multiple times while being questioned, the report said. Johnson was spotted with a clear liquid in the center console of the car. Johnson admitted the clear liquid was new Amsterdam Vodka. While she was being taken to jail, Johnson repeatedly said her feelings were hurt and that she "didn't want to kill them, but knew we had to but it hurt her feelings." Johnson was referring to chickens, the report said. Johnson refused to take a breath test. She was taken to Flagler Hospital to be checked out before she was returned to the St. Johns County Jail. Johnson was released on $2,500 bond. Tech Support Pits From: Ev Re: Newsletter in spam folder
Dear Webby's Humor Letter - Daily Newsletter Hi---I think I am subscribed to your "Webby" newsletter and = humor......However, the copy you sent ended up in my Spam section and I jsut discovered it...Can you find a way to bypass the Spam problem for me....I would enjoy the newsleter.. Ev Dear Ev All I do is write and send the Humor Letter out to you. Once it has entered the Peoplepc.com server, there is nothing more that I can do about it. How you set your spam controls, that is entirely up to you. If you want, you can contact peoplepc support and get them to help you correct your spam control settings. Have FUN DearWebby
There was once a great actor who could no longer remember his lines. After many years he finds a theatre where they are prepared to give him a chance to shine again. The director says, "This is the most important part, and it has only one line. You walk on to the stage at the opening carrying a rose. You hold the rose to your nose with just one finger and thumb, sniff the rose deeply and then say the line 'Ah, the sweet aroma of my mistress.'" The actor is thrilled. All day long before the play, he's practicing his line over and over again. Finally, the time comes. The curtain goes up, the actor walks onto the stage, and with great passion delivers the line, "Ah, the sweet aroma of my mistress." The theatre erupts. The audience is screaming with laughter, but the director is steaming! "You bloody fool!" he cries. "You have ruined me!" The actor is bewildered, "What happened, did I forget my line?" "No!" screams the director. "You forgot the rose!"
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The stockbroker's secretary answered his phone one morning. "I'm sorry," she said, "Mr. Bradford's on another line." "This is Mr. Ingram's office," the caller said. "We'd like to know if he's bullish or bearish right now." "He's talking to his wife," the secretary replied. "Right now I'd say he's sheepish." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Baking Bacon Cooking bacon in the oven allows you to cook large quantities of bacon quickly. Just line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and lay your bacon flat. Cook at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ What do you call a guy who never farts in public? A private tutor.
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___________________________________________________ Morris walks into an insurance office and asks for a job. "We don't need anyone" they replied. "You can't afford not to hire me. I can sell anyone, anytime, anything!" "Well we have two prospects that No One has been able to sell. If you can sell just one, you have a job." He was gone about two hours, and returned and handed them two checks, one for $25,000.00 and another for $50,000.00. "How in the world did you do that ?" they asked. "I told you I'm the worlds best salesman, I can sell anyone, anywhere, anytime!" "Did you get a urine sample?" they asked him. "What's that?" he asked. "Well, if you sell a policy over $20,000.00 the company requires a urine sample. Take these two bottles and go back and get urine samples." Morris was gone about 6 hours and they were fixing to close when in he walks in with two five gallon buckets, one in each hand. He sets the buckets down, and reaches in his shirt pocket and produces two bottles of urine, and sets them on the desk and says "Here's Mr.Brown's and this one is Mr.Smith's." "Thats good" they said, "but what's in those two buckets?" "Well, I passed by the Holiday Inn and they were having a state teachers convention, so I stopped and sold them a group policy!" ___________________________________________________
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1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed in Florida. He had
sighted the land the day before. 

1776 George Washington received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree
from Harvard College . 

1829 James Carrington patented the coffee mill. 

1860 The first Pony Express riders left St. Joseph, MO and
Sacramento, CA. The trip across country took about 10 days. The Pony
Express only lasted about a year and a half. 

1865 Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia. 

1866 Rudolph Eickemeyer and G. Osterheld patented a blocking and
shaping machine for hats. 

1882 The American outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back and killed
by Robert Ford for a $5,000 reward. There was later controversy over
whether it was actually Jesse James that had been killed. 

1910 Alaska's Mt. McKinley, the highest mountain in North America
was climbed. 

1933 First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt informed newspaper reporters that
beer would be served at the White House. This followed the March 22
legislation that legalized "3.2" beer. 

1936 Richard Bruno Hauptmann was executed for the kidnapping and
death of the son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. 

1942 The Japanese began their all-out assault on the U.S. and
Filipino troops at Bataan. 

1946 Lt. General Masaharu Homma, the Japanese commander responsible
for the Bataan Death March, was executed in the Philippines. 

1948 U.S. President Harry Truman signed the Marshall Plan to revive
war-torn Europe. It was $5 billion in aid for 16 countries. 

1967 The U.S. State Department said that Hanoi might be brainwashing
American prisoners. They did Traitor McCain.

1968 Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "mountaintop" speech just
24 hours before he was assassinated. 

1968 North Vietnam agreed to meet with U.S. representatives to set
up preliminary peace talks. 

1972 Charlie Chaplin returned to the U.S. after a twenty-year
absence. 

1979 Jane Byrne became the first female mayor in Chicago. 

1983 It was reported that Vietnamese occupation forces had overrun a
key insurgent base in western Cambodia. 

1985 The U.S. charged that Israel violated the Geneva Convention by
deporting Shiite prisoners. 

1986 The U.S. national debt hit $2 trillion. 

1987 Riots disrupted mass during the Pope's visit to Santiago,
Chili. 

1996 An Air Force jetliner carrying Commerce Secretary Ron Brown
crashed in Croatia, killing all 35 people aboard. 

1996 Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski was arrested. He pled
guilty in January 1998 to five Unabomber attacks in exchange for a
life sentence without chance for parole. 

2010 The first Apple iPad was released. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Monday, April 2

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida Huffer sideswipes multiple cars in 
front of courthouse
Bonehead
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Today, April 2 in
1801 During the Napoleonic Wars, the Danish fleet was destroyed by
the British at the Battle of Copenhagen. Denmark was on the side of
Democracy, England was pro Monarchy.
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_____________________________________________________ Two hunters were dragging their dead deer back to their car. Another hunter approached pulling his along too. "Hey, I don't want to tell you how to do something... but I can tell you that it's much easier if you drag the deer in the other direction. Then the antlers won't dig into the ground." After the third hunter left, the two decided to try it. A little while later one hunter said to the other, "You know, that guywas right. This is a lot easier!" "Yeah," the other added, "but we're getting farther away from the truck." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Christina Lappin, 50, Jacksonville, Floriduh Huffer sideswipes multiple cars in front of courthouse A woman is facing a DUI charge after she drove the wrong way on West Adams Street directly in front of the Duval County Courthouse and sideswiped multiple cars, police said. Christina Lappin, 50, told police she'd gotten off the highway and was disoriented. According to authorities, she had no memory of hitting several cars on West Adams Street. Police said Lappin turned around and stopped in front of the courthouse after officers confronted her. Police pulled the keys from the ignition and searched her car. The search revealed two cans of duster canned air, police said. According to her arrest report, Lappin huffed one of the cans before she was pulled from the car by an officer. She's charged with DUI with property damage and driving without a license. Let's hope this dangerous huffer rams a garbage truck next instead of a school bus! Tech Support Pits From: Eileen Re: More RAM for bigger hard drive ?
Dear Webby, Is it true that I have to install more RAM into my Toshiba Satellite if I get a bigger hard drive? Eileen Dear Eileen No, you won't need more RAM because of a bigger hard drive. RAM is just temporary scratch pad memory, not permanent storage memory. Think of it as an electronic Etch-A-Sketch scratch pad that the computer uses to temporarily keep notes. When you write an email, it keeps that in RAM until you finish fixing the typos and hit SEND. Then it send it and permanently writes a copy of it to the OUT mailbox on the hard drive, and shakes the Etch-A-Sketch and clears that email off the RAM. The computer also temporarily stores parts of open programs on the RAM, so that it does not have to keep looking them up on the hard drive. If you were one of the silly people who bought all kinds of utilities for supposedly speeding up or cleaning your computer, then your RAM might get crowded with all that junk. Once you un-install all that stuff and bring your machine back to stock, it will be the same speed demon it was when you bought it. RAM does not get slower with age. Have FUN DearWebby
Thanks to Rolly for this story: Customer: "My computer crashed!" Tech Support: "It crashed?" Customer: "Yeah, it won't let me play my game." Tech Support: "All right, hit Start, Turn Off." Customer: "No, it didn't crash-it crashed." Tech Support: "Huh?" Customer: "I crashed my game.That's what I said before. I crashed my spaceship and now it doesn't work." Tech Support: "Click on 'File,' then 'New Game.'" Customer: [pause] "Wow! How'd you learn how to do that?"
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At a family get together, a young boy of about 8 years of age asks his father, "What does fornication mean?" The dad is freaked out by the question and demands to know, "Where did you hear a word like that?" "From Uncle Charlie," responds the son. Dad charges off to confront his brother. Charlie doesn't have a clue what the problem is and explains that all he said was, "For-an-occasion like this you think they would serve a better wine."
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While proudly showing off his new apartment to friends, a college student led the way into the den. "What is the big brass gong and hammer for?" one of his friends asked. "That is the talking clock," the man replied. "How's it work?" the friend asked. "Watch," the man said and proceeded to give the gong an ear shattering pound with the hammer. Suddenly, someone screamed from the other side of the wall, "Knock it off, you idiot! It's two o'clock in the morning!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Chill Your Jello Mold Place your Jello mold in fridge to chill before adding the Jello mixture. This will keep the "skin" off the mold. By Sue Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ For decades, two heroic statues, one male and one female, faced each other in a city park, until one day an angel came down from heaven. "You've been such exemplary statues," he announced to them, "That I'm going to give you a special gift. I'm going to bring you both to life for thirty minutes and in that time, you can do anything you want." With a clap of his hands, the angel brought the statues to life. The two approached each other a bit shyly, but soon dashed for the bushes, from which shortly emerged a good deal of giggling, laughter, and shaking of branches. Fifteen minutes later, the two statues emerged from the bushes, wide grins on their faces. "You still have fifteen more minutes," said the angel, winking knowingly. Grinning even more widely, the female statue turned to the male statue and said, "Great! Only this time, you hold the pigeon down and I'll crap on its head."
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___________________________________________________ The preacher spent his whole sermon relating the evils of sin and how all men are sinners with no exceptions. At the end of the sermon he asked rhetorically, "Now does anyone here think they are without sin?" He had only to wait a few seconds before a man in one of the back pews stood up. The pastor asked the man who had the audacity to stand after such a fiery sermon, "Sir, do you really think you are completely without sin?" The man quickly answered, "No sir, I'm not standing up for myself, but for my wife's first husband." ___________________________________________________
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$2.50 Quarter Eagle gold coins, silver dollars, dollars, quarters,
dimes and half-dimes to be minted. 

1801 During the Napoleonic Wars, the Danish fleet was destroyed by
the British at the Battle of Copenhagen. Denmark was on the side of
Democracy, England was pro Monarchy.

1860 The first Italian Parliament met in Turin. 

1872 G.B. Brayton received a patent for the gas-powered streetcar. 

1877 The first Egg Roll was held on the grounds of the White House
in Washington, DC. 

1889 Charles Hall patented aluminum. 

1902 The first motion picture theatre opened in Los Angeles with the
name Electric Theatre. 

1905 The Simplon rail tunnel officially opened. The tunnel went
under the Alps and linked Switzerland and Italy. 

1910 Karl Harris perfected the process for the artificial synthesis
of rubber. 

1914 The U.S. Federal Reserve Board announced plans to divide the
country into 12 districts. 

1917 U.S. President Woodrow Wilson presented a declaration of war
against Germany to the U.S. Congress. 

1932 A $50,000 ransom was paid for the infant son of Charles and
Anna Lindbergh. He child was not returned and was found dead the
next month. 

1935 Sir Watson-Watt was granted a patent for RADAR. It had been
invented in germany, but they never patented it.

1944 The Soviet Union announced that its troops had crossed the Prut
River and entered Romania. 

1947 The U.N. Security Council voted to appoint the U.S. as trustee
for former Japanese-held Pacific Islands. 

1951 U.S. General Dwight Eisenhower assumed command of all allied
forces in the Western Mediterranean area and Europe. 

1958 The National Advisory Council on Aeronautics was renamed NASA. 

1960 France signed an agreement with Madagascar that proclaimed the
country an independent state within the French community. 

1963 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King began the first non-violent
campaign in Birmingham, AL. 

1966 South Vietnamese troops joined in demonstrations at Hue and Da
Nang for an end to military rule. 

1967 In Peking, hundreds of thousands demonstrated against Mao foe
Liu Shao-chi. 

1972 Burt Reynolds appeared nude in "Cosmopolitan" magazine. 

1981 In Lebanon, thirty-seven people were reported killed during
fighting in the cities of Beirut and Zahle. It was the worst
violence since the 1976 cease fire. 

1982 Argentina invaded the British-owned Falkland Islands. The
following June Britain took the islands back. The Falklands had be
Argentinian before, buit Britain took them. 
Argentina gave up after a British sub sank the only Argentinian war
ship. 

1984 In Jerusalem, three Arab gunmen wounded 48 people when they
opened fire into a crowd of shoppers. 

1986 On a TWA airliner flying from Rome to Athens a bomb exploded
under a seat killing four Americans. 

1987 The speed limit on U.S. interstate highways was increased to 65
miles per hour in limited areas. 

1989 An editorial in the "New York Times" declared that the Cold War
was over. 

1989 General Prosper Avril, Haiti's military leader, survived a coup
attempt. The attempt was apparently provoked by Avril's U.S.-backed
efforts to fight drug trafficking. 

1990 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein threatened to incinerate half of
Israel with chemical weapons if Israel joined a conspiracy against
Iraq. 

1992 Mob boss John Gotti was convicted in New York of murder and
racketeering. He was later sentenced to life in prison. 

1995 The costliest strike in professional sports history ended when
baseball owners agreed to let players play without a contract. 

1996 Russia and Belarus signed a treaty that created a political and
economic alliance in an effort to reunite the two former Soviet
republics. 

1996 Lech Walesa resumed his old job as an electrician at the Gdansk
shipyard. He was the former Solidarity union leader who became
Poland's first post-war democratic president. 

2002 Israeli troops surrounded the Church of the Nativity. More than
200 Palestinians had taken refuge at the church when Israel invaded
Bethlehem. 

2013 The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Arms Trade
Treaty to regulate the international trade of conventional weapons. 

2014 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that limits on the total amount of
money individuals can give political candidates and political action
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Today is Sunday, April 1

Happy Easter!


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Todays Bonehead Award:
Vomit-covered woman arrested after 
huffing binge at Callahan Walgreens
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1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, 
created the "$" symbol. 
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______________________________________________________ The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. --- William H. Borah The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools. --- Herbert Spencer In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker. --- Woody Allen George Burns (1896 - 1996) I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays. --- Henny Youngman (1906 - 1998) ---------- They do so! April 1 _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Cookie for this story: John "Jack" Bolt, who went to his final reward in 2004, was the only two-war US Marine Corps ace. As a junior officer during World War II, he scored six enemy kills while flying the Vought F4U Corsair. As a major during the Korean War, he scored six more while flying the North American F-86 Sabre on an exchange tour with the US Air Force. Jack Bolt was a hoot! During a commercial airline flight several years ago, he was seated next to a young mother with a babe in arms. When the baby began crying during the descent for landing, the mother began nursing him as discreetly as possible. Jack pretended not to notice and, upon debarking, he gallantly offered his assistance to help with the various baby-related impedimenta. When the young mother expressed her gratitude, Bolt responded: "Gosh, that's a good looking baby... and he sure was hungry!" Somewhat embarrassed, the mother explained that her pediatrician said nursing would help alleviate the pressure in the baby's ears. Jack sadly shook his head, and in true fighter pilot fashion exclaimed, "Damn! And all these years I've been chewing gum. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Thursday, March 29, 2018: Egypt's famous Giza pyramid complex towers over the Western Desert in this view from the European Space Agency's Proba-1 minisatellite. The largest of the three pyramids (bottom left) is the Great Pyramid of Giza. To its right is the slightly smaller Pyramid of Khafre, and the smallest of the three is the Pyramid of Menkaure. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Roland for bringing back this classic: One December day we found an old straggly cat at our door. She was a sorry sight. Starving, dirty, smelled terrible, skinny and hair all matted down. We felt sorry for her, put her in a carrier and took her to the vet. We didn't know what to call her, so we named her "Pussycat." The vet decided to keep her for a day or so. He said he would let us know when we could come and get her. My husband (the complainer) said, "OK, but don't forget to wash her, she stinks." He reminded the vet that it was his WIFE (me) that wanted the dirty cat, not him. My husband and my Vet don't see eye to eye. The vet calls my husband 'El-Cheap-O', and my husband calls the vet 'El-Charge-O'. They love to hate each other and constantly 'snipe' at one another, with my husband getting in the last word on this particular occasion. The next day my husband had an appointment with his doctor, who is located in the same building, next door to the vet. The MD's waiting room and office was full of people waiting to see the doctor. A side door opened and the vet leaned in - he had obviously seen my husband arrive. He looked straight at my husband and in a loud voice said, "Your wife's pussy doesn't stink any more and it's finally clean and shaved, so she now smells like a rose. Oh, and, by the way, I think she's pregnant. God only knows who the father is!" Then he closed the door. Now THAT, my friends, is getting even! _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Tammy Irvin, 34, Callahan, Floriduh Vomit-covered woman arrested after huffing binge at Callahan Walgreens A Callahan woman was arrested after she repeatedly inhaled air duster bottles over the course of six hours, the Nassau County Sheriff's Office said. Tammy Irvin, 34, had vomit on her shirt and was still clutching a bottle of air duster when confronted by a deputy in a Walgreens parking lot on March 20, the report said. The heater in her Ford F-150 was turned on to the highest setting, consistent with heating a bottle of air duster, the report said. The arresting deputy said three other bottles were on the floorboard of the truck. Employees of the Walgreens said that Irvin bought a bottle of compressed air at 10:21 a.m., a second at 12:09 p.m., a third at 1:38 p.m. and a fourth at 3:58 p.m. Irvin told deputies said she was just going to sit in her truck and "not go anywhere." Irvin is charged with inhalation of a dangerous chemical. One more bottle, and she would have received a Darwin Award. Usually kids stop experimenting with huffing at age 14, when they realize that they don't get stoned from the refrigerant in the duster cans, they just feel weird for a bit, and some even pass out from that. Like with inhaling gasoline fumes, they just feel weird and sick. For most kids once is enough. Very few adults are dumb enough to huff. One of them will get tomorrow's bonehead award. Tech Support Pits From: Chris Re: Turned monitor
Dear Webby, Last year on April Fools day some a**hole did some trick as he was walking by on his way out, and turned my screen 90 degrees. I could not fix that and had to send the computer to the shop. It cost me $120 to get it fixed, and they would not even tell me how they fixed it. They said they just worked on it and suddenly the screen was upright again. Just in case somebody else tries that, how can I fix it without paying the idjits at the shop? By the way, I punished the a**hole with skunk oil in his keyboard and on his chair seat once a month, every month. Thanks Chris Dear Chris On single monitor setups it is easy: CTRL ALT (down Arrow) or Left or right arrow turns the screen. Don't get impatient and expect instant results. If you keep hitting that key combination, the action lags behind the keys and you and your machine will get as confused as the bozos at your computer repair shop. Try one combo, and count to 30 while you wait for your machine to recalculate the screen. If you have a 2 monitor setup, don't even try that method. It will make it worse. IN that case, forget all the easy or common sense approaches. Remember, you are dealing with Microsoft and really weird dope now. Right-Click a blank spot on the desktop. Slect SCREEN RESOLUTION. Don't ask me why. I don't smoke that stuff. In SCREEN RESOLUTION, use IDENTIFY to tell you which is monitor #1 and which is #2. SELECT the monitor, that needs to be turned. Sometimes you can upright one of the monitors with the key combos, but be really patient! Don't expect instant results! OK, so you select the naughty monitor and change the orientation in the pull-down to LANDSCAPE. Hit OK, and that monitor is OK. You may have to step through that rigmarole for the other monitor too. Just in case somebody else tries the same stunt, stock up on the skunk oil, and put some in his shoes too! Have FUN DearWebby
A couple drove several miles down a country road, not saying a word. An earlier discussion had led to an argument, and neither wanted to concede their position. As they passed a barnyard of mules and pigs, the wife sarcastically asked, "Relatives of yours?" "Yep," the husband replied, "In-laws."
Automatically move ALL your settings and programs. No need to re-install them. The only mover recommended by Intel and Microsoft.
One day a sweet little girl becomes puzzled about her origin. "How did I get here, Mommy?" she asks. Her mother replies, using a well-worn phrase, "Why God sent you, Honey." "And did God send you too, Mommy?" she continues. "Yes, Sweetheart, he did." "And Daddy, and Grandma and Grandpa, and their moms and dads, too?" "Yes, Honey, all of them, too." The child shakes her head in disbelief. "Then you're telling me there's been no sex in this family for over 200 years? No wonder everyone is so grouchy!"
If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can!
The Math Professor. posed this problem: "A wealthy man dies and leaves ten million dollars. One-fifth is to go to his wife, one-third is to go to his son from his first marriage, one-sixth to his butler, and the rest to charity. Now, what does each get?" A student in the back of the room answered, "A lawyer?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Slicing Round Food To prevent an onion, bagel, or anything round from rolling while you slice it, cut a small slice from an edge and use that as a base. Then it it will not roll as easily and is much safer. By Janet Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ An eighty-five-year-old couple, married for almost sixty years, died in a car crash. They had been in good health the last ten years, mainly as a result of her interest in health food and exercise. When they reached the Pearly Gates, St. Peter took them to their mansion, which was decked out with a beautiful kitchen and a master bath suite with a sauna and Jacuzzi. As they "oohed and aahed" the old man asked Peter how much all this was going to cost. "It's free," Peter replied. "This is heaven." Next they went out back to survey the championship golf course that the home backed up to. They would have golfing privileges every day, and each week the course would change to new one that represented one of the great golf courses on Earth. The old man asked, "What are the green fees?" Peter's reply: "This is heaven; you play for free." Next they went to the clubhouse and saw the lavish buffet lunch with the cuisines of the world laid out. "How much to eat?" asked the old man. "Don't you understand yet? This is heaven; it is free!" Peter replied with some exasperation. "Well, where are the low-fat and low-cholesterol tables?" the old man asked timidly. Peter lectured, "That's the best part: You can eat as much as you like of whatever you like and you never get fat and you never get sick. This is heaven." With that, the old man threw down his hat, stomped on it, and shrieked wildly. Peter and his wife both tried to calm him down, asking him what was wrong. The old man looked at his wife and said, "This is all your fault. If it weren't for your blasted bran muffins, I could have been here twenty years ago!"
World Easter, holy week fast facts.
___________________________________________________ A man approached his family physician and said, "Doc, I'm afraid you'll have to remove my wife's tonsils one of these days." The doctor pulled out the family's medical file and exclaimed, "Why, I removed them six years ago! Did you ever hear of a woman having two sets of tonsils?" "No," the husband retorted, "but you've heard of a widower marrying again, haven't you?" ___________________________________________________
Ophelia Dingbatter's NewsNo sermon and not suitable for church, just jokes and fun for grownups. Read it on-line or subscribe. If you subscribe, look for the double opt-in confirmation request.
____________________________________________________

Today, April 1 in
0527 Justinianus became the emperor of Byzantium. 

1572 The Sea Beggars under Guillaume de la Marck landed in Holland
and captured the small town of Briel. 

1621 The Plymouth, MA, colonists created the first treaty with
Native Americans. 

1748 The ruins of Pompeii were found. 

1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, created the "$"
symbol. 

1793 In Japan, the volcano Unsen erupted killing about 53,000. 

1826 Samuel Mory patented the internal combustion engine. 

1853 Cincinnati became the first U.S. city to pay fire fighters a
regular salary. 

1863 The first wartime conscription law went into effect in the U.S.


1864 The first travel accident policy was issued to James Batterson
by the Travelers Insurance Company. 

1865 At the Battle of Five Forks in Petersburg, VA, Gen. Robert E.
Lee began his final offensive. 

1867 The International Exhibition opened in Paris. 

1867 Singapore, Penang & Malakka became British crown colonies. 

1873 The British White Star steamship Atlantic sank off Nova Scotia
killing 547. 

1881 Anti-Jewish riots took place in Jerusalem. 

1881 Kingdom post office in Netherlands opened. 

1889 The first dishwashing machine was marketed (in Chicago). 

1891 The London-Paris telephone connection opened. 

1891 The William Wrigley Jr. Company was founded in Chicago, IL. The
company is most known for its Juicy Fruit gum. 

1905 The British East African Protectorate became the colony of
Kenya. 

1905 Paris and Berlin were linked by telephone. 

1918 England's Royal Flying Corps was replaced by the Royal Air
Force. 

1924 Adolf Hitler was sentenced to five years in prison for high
treason in relation to the "Beer Hall Putsch." 

1924 Imperial Airways was formed in Britain. 

1927 The first automatic record changer was introduced by His
Master's Voice. 

1928 China's Chiang Kai-shek began attacking communists. 

1929 Louie Marx introduced the Yo-Yo. 

1930 Leo Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs broke the altitude record for
a catch by catching a baseball dropped from the Goodyear blimp 800
feet over Los Angeles, CA. 

1931 An Earthquake devastated Managua Nicaragua killing 2,000. 

1933 Nazi Germany began the persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish
businesses. 

1935 The first radio tube to be made of metal was announced. 

1937 Aden became a British colony. 

1938 The first commercially successful fluorescent lamps were
introduced. 

1939 The U.S. recognized the Franco government in Spain at end of
Spanish civil war. 

1941 The first contract for advertising on a commercial FM radio
station began on W71NY in New York City. 

1945 U.S. forces invaded Okinawa during World War II. It was the
last campaign of World War II. 

1946 Weight Watchers was formed. 

1946 A tidal wave (tsunami) struck the Hawaiian Islands killing more
than 170 people. 

1948 The Berlin Airlift began. 

1950 Italian Somalia became a United Nations trust territory under
Italian administration. 

1952 The Big Bang theory was proposed in "Physical Review" by
Alpher, Bethe & Gamow. 

1960 France exploded 2 atom bombs in the Sahara Desert. 

1960 The U.S. launched TIROS-1. It was the first weather satellite. 

1963 Workers of the International Typographical Union ended their
strike that had closed nine New York City newspapers. The strike
ended 114 days after it began on December 8, 1962. 

1970 The U.S. Army charged Captain Ernest Medina in the My Lai
massacre. 

1970 U.S. President Nixon signed the bill, the Public Health
Cigarette Smoking Act, that banned cigarette advertisements to be
effective on January 1, 1971. 

1971 The United Kingdom lifted all restrictions on gold ownership. 

1972 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops renewed their offensive
in South Vietnam. 

1973 Japan allowed its citizens to own gold. 

1976 Apple Computer began operations. 

1979 Iran was proclaimed to be an Islamic Republic by Ayatollah
Ruhollah Khomeini after the fall of the Shah. 

1980 A failed assassination attempt against Iraqi vice-premier Tariq
Aziz occurred. 

1982 The U.S. transferred the Canal Zone to Panama. 

1985 World oil prices dropped below $10 a barrel. 

1986 The U.S. submarine Nathaniel Green ran aground in the Irish
Sea. 

1987 Steve Newman became the first man to walk around the world. The
walk was 22,000 miles and took 4 years. 

1987 U.S. President Reagan told doctors in Philadelphia, "We've
declared AIDS public health enemy No. 1." 

1991 Iran released British hostage Roger Cooper after 5 years. 

1991 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that jurors could not be barred
from serving due to their race. 

1991 The Warsaw Pact was officially dissolved. 

1992 Players began the first strike in the 75-year history of the
National Hockey League (NHL). 

1998 A federal judge dismissed the Paula Jones' sexual harassment
lawsuit against U.S. President Clinton saying that the claims fell
"far short" of being worthy of a trial. 

1999 In Zhytomyr, Ukraine, Anatoliy Onoprienko was sentenced to
death for the deaths of 52 men, women and children. 43 of the
killings occurred in a 6-month period. 

1999 The Canadian territory of Nunavut was created. It was carved
from the eastern part of the Northwest Territories and covered about
772,000 square miles. 

2001 China began holding 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance
plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had made an emergency landing after
an in-flight collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot
was missing and presumed dead. The U.S. crew was released on April
11, 2001. 

2001 Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic was arrested on
corruption charges after a 26-hour standoff with the police at his
Belgrade villa. 

2003 North Korea test-fired an anti-ship missile off its west coast.


2004 U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Unborn Victims of
Violence Act. The bill made it a crime to harm a fetus during an
assault on a pregnant woman. 

2004 Gateway Inc. announced that it would be closing all of its 188
stores on April 9. 

2009 Albania and Croatia joined the North Atlantic Treaty
Organization (NATO). 

2010 The U.S. Congress cut Medicare reimbursements to physicians by
21%. 

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1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, 
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______________________________________________________ The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. --- William H. Borah The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools. --- Herbert Spencer In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker. --- Woody Allen George Burns (1896 - 1996) I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays. --- Henny Youngman (1906 - 1998) ---------- They do so! April 1 _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Cookie for this story: John "Jack" Bolt, who went to his final reward in 2004, was the only two-war US Marine Corps ace. As a junior officer during World War II, he scored six enemy kills while flying the Vought F4U Corsair. As a major during the Korean War, he scored six more while flying the North American F-86 Sabre on an exchange tour with the US Air Force. Jack Bolt was a hoot! During a commercial airline flight several years ago, he was seated next to a young mother with a babe in arms. When the baby began crying during the descent for landing, the mother began nursing him as discreetly as possible. Jack pretended not to notice and, upon debarking, he gallantly offered his assistance to help with the various baby-related impedimenta. When the young mother expressed her gratitude, Bolt responded: "Gosh, that's a good looking baby... and he sure was hungry!" Somewhat embarrassed, the mother explained that her pediatrician said nursing would help alleviate the pressure in the baby's ears. Jack sadly shook his head, and in true fighter pilot fashion exclaimed, "Damn! And all these years I've been chewing gum. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Thursday, March 29, 2018: Egypt's famous Giza pyramid complex towers over the Western Desert in this view from the European Space Agency's Proba-1 minisatellite. The largest of the three pyramids (bottom left) is the Great Pyramid of Giza. To its right is the slightly smaller Pyramid of Khafre, and the smallest of the three is the Pyramid of Menkaure. _____________________________________________________
If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! Thanks for your votes!
_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Roland for bringing back this classic: One December day we found an old straggly cat at our door. She was a sorry sight. Starving, dirty, smelled terrible, skinny and hair all matted down. We felt sorry for her, put her in a carrier and took her to the vet. We didn't know what to call her, so we named her "Pussycat." The vet decided to keep her for a day or so. He said he would let us know when we could come and get her. My husband (the complainer) said, "OK, but don't forget to wash her, she stinks." He reminded the vet that it was his WIFE (me) that wanted the dirty cat, not him. My husband and my Vet don't see eye to eye. The vet calls my husband 'El-Cheap-O', and my husband calls the vet 'El-Charge-O'. They love to hate each other and constantly 'snipe' at one another, with my husband getting in the last word on this particular occasion. The next day my husband had an appointment with his doctor, who is located in the same building, next door to the vet. The MD's waiting room and office was full of people waiting to see the doctor. A side door opened and the vet leaned in - he had obviously seen my husband arrive. He looked straight at my husband and in a loud voice said, "Your wife's pussy doesn't stink any more and it's finally clean and shaved, so she now smells like a rose. Oh, and, by the way, I think she's pregnant. God only knows who the father is!" Then he closed the door. Now THAT, my friends, is getting even! _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Tammy Irvin, 34, Callahan, Floriduh Vomit-covered woman arrested after huffing binge at Callahan Walgreens A Callahan woman was arrested after she repeatedly inhaled air duster bottles over the course of six hours, the Nassau County Sheriff's Office said. Tammy Irvin, 34, had vomit on her shirt and was still clutching a bottle of air duster when confronted by a deputy in a Walgreens parking lot on March 20, the report said. The heater in her Ford F-150 was turned on to the highest setting, consistent with heating a bottle of air duster, the report said. The arresting deputy said three other bottles were on the floorboard of the truck. Employees of the Walgreens said that Irvin bought a bottle of compressed air at 10:21 a.m., a second at 12:09 p.m., a third at 1:38 p.m. and a fourth at 3:58 p.m. Irvin told deputies said she was just going to sit in her truck and "not go anywhere." Irvin is charged with inhalation of a dangerous chemical. One more bottle, and she would have received a Darwin Award. Usually kids stop experimenting with huffing at age 14, when they realize that they don't get stoned from the refrigerant in the duster cans, they just feel weird for a bit, and some even pass out from that. Like with inhaling gasoline fumes, they just feel weird and sick. For most kids once is enough. Very few adults are dumb enough to huff. One of them will get tomorrow's bonehead award. Tech Support Pits From: Chris Re: Turned monitor
Dear Webby, Last year on April Fools day some a**hole did some trick as he was walking by on his way out, and turned my screen 90 degrees. I could not fix that and had to send the computer to the shop. It cost me $120 to get it fixed, and they would not even tell me how they fixed it. They said they just worked on it and suddenly the screen was upright again. Just in case somebody else tries that, how can I fix it without paying the idjits at the shop? By the way, I punished the a**hole with skunk oil in his keyboard and on his chair seat once a month, every month. Thanks Chris Dear Chris On single monitor setups it is easy: CTRL ALT (down Arrow) or Left or right arrow turns the screen. Don't get impatient and expect instant results. If you keep hitting that key combination, the action lags behind the keys and you and your machine will get as confused as the bozos at your computer repair shop. Try one combo, and count to 30 while you wait for your machine to recalculate the screen. If you have a 2 monitor setup, don't even try that method. It will make it worse. IN that case, forget all the easy or common sense approaches. Remember, you are dealing with Microsoft and really weird dope now. Right-Click a blank spot on the desktop. Slect SCREEN RESOLUTION. Don't ask me why. I don't smoke that stuff. In SCREEN RESOLUTION, use IDENTIFY to tell you which is monitor #1 and which is #2. SELECT the monitor, that needs to be turned. Sometimes you can upright one of the monitors with the key combos, but be really patient! Don't expect instant results! OK, so you select the naughty monitor and change the orientation in the pull-down to LANDSCAPE. Hit OK, and that monitor is OK. You may have to step through that rigmarole for the other monitor too. Just in case somebody else tries the same stunt, stock up on the skunk oil, and put some in his shoes too! Have FUN DearWebby
A couple drove several miles down a country road, not saying a word. An earlier discussion had led to an argument, and neither wanted to concede their position. As they passed a barnyard of mules and pigs, the wife sarcastically asked, "Relatives of yours?" "Yep," the husband replied, "In-laws."
Automatically move ALL your settings and programs. No need to re-install them. The only mover recommended by Intel and Microsoft.
One day a sweet little girl becomes puzzled about her origin. "How did I get here, Mommy?" she asks. Her mother replies, using a well-worn phrase, "Why God sent you, Honey." "And did God send you too, Mommy?" she continues. "Yes, Sweetheart, he did." "And Daddy, and Grandma and Grandpa, and their moms and dads, too?" "Yes, Honey, all of them, too." The child shakes her head in disbelief. "Then you're telling me there's been no sex in this family for over 200 years? No wonder everyone is so grouchy!"
If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can!
The Math Professor. posed this problem: "A wealthy man dies and leaves ten million dollars. One-fifth is to go to his wife, one-third is to go to his son from his first marriage, one-sixth to his butler, and the rest to charity. Now, what does each get?" A student in the back of the room answered, "A lawyer?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Slicing Round Food To prevent an onion, bagel, or anything round from rolling while you slice it, cut a small slice from an edge and use that as a base. Then it it will not roll as easily and is much safer. By Janet Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ An eighty-five-year-old couple, married for almost sixty years, died in a car crash. They had been in good health the last ten years, mainly as a result of her interest in health food and exercise. When they reached the Pearly Gates, St. Peter took them to their mansion, which was decked out with a beautiful kitchen and a master bath suite with a sauna and Jacuzzi. As they "oohed and aahed" the old man asked Peter how much all this was going to cost. "It's free," Peter replied. "This is heaven." Next they went out back to survey the championship golf course that the home backed up to. They would have golfing privileges every day, and each week the course would change to new one that represented one of the great golf courses on Earth. The old man asked, "What are the green fees?" Peter's reply: "This is heaven; you play for free." Next they went to the clubhouse and saw the lavish buffet lunch with the cuisines of the world laid out. "How much to eat?" asked the old man. "Don't you understand yet? This is heaven; it is free!" Peter replied with some exasperation. "Well, where are the low-fat and low-cholesterol tables?" the old man asked timidly. Peter lectured, "That's the best part: You can eat as much as you like of whatever you like and you never get fat and you never get sick. This is heaven." With that, the old man threw down his hat, stomped on it, and shrieked wildly. Peter and his wife both tried to calm him down, asking him what was wrong. The old man looked at his wife and said, "This is all your fault. If it weren't for your blasted bran muffins, I could have been here twenty years ago!"
World Easter, holy week fast facts.
___________________________________________________ A man approached his family physician and said, "Doc, I'm afraid you'll have to remove my wife's tonsils one of these days." The doctor pulled out the family's medical file and exclaimed, "Why, I removed them six years ago! Did you ever hear of a woman having two sets of tonsils?" "No," the husband retorted, "but you've heard of a widower marrying again, haven't you?" ___________________________________________________
Ophelia Dingbatter's NewsNo sermon and not suitable for church, just jokes and fun for grownups. Read it on-line or subscribe. If you subscribe, look for the double opt-in confirmation request.
____________________________________________________

Today, April 1 in
0527 Justinianus became the emperor of Byzantium. 

1572 The Sea Beggars under Guillaume de la Marck landed in Holland
and captured the small town of Briel. 

1621 The Plymouth, MA, colonists created the first treaty with
Native Americans. 

1748 The ruins of Pompeii were found. 

1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, created the "$"
symbol. 

1793 In Japan, the volcano Unsen erupted killing about 53,000. 

1826 Samuel Mory patented the internal combustion engine. 

1853 Cincinnati became the first U.S. city to pay fire fighters a
regular salary. 

1863 The first wartime conscription law went into effect in the U.S.


1864 The first travel accident policy was issued to James Batterson
by the Travelers Insurance Company. 

1865 At the Battle of Five Forks in Petersburg, VA, Gen. Robert E.
Lee began his final offensive. 

1867 The International Exhibition opened in Paris. 

1867 Singapore, Penang & Malakka became British crown colonies. 

1873 The British White Star steamship Atlantic sank off Nova Scotia
killing 547. 

1881 Anti-Jewish riots took place in Jerusalem. 

1881 Kingdom post office in Netherlands opened. 

1889 The first dishwashing machine was marketed (in Chicago). 

1891 The London-Paris telephone connection opened. 

1891 The William Wrigley Jr. Company was founded in Chicago, IL. The
company is most known for its Juicy Fruit gum. 

1905 The British East African Protectorate became the colony of
Kenya. 

1905 Paris and Berlin were linked by telephone. 

1918 England's Royal Flying Corps was replaced by the Royal Air
Force. 

1924 Adolf Hitler was sentenced to five years in prison for high
treason in relation to the "Beer Hall Putsch." 

1924 Imperial Airways was formed in Britain. 

1927 The first automatic record changer was introduced by His
Master's Voice. 

1928 China's Chiang Kai-shek began attacking communists. 

1929 Louie Marx introduced the Yo-Yo. 

1930 Leo Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs broke the altitude record for
a catch by catching a baseball dropped from the Goodyear blimp 800
feet over Los Angeles, CA. 

1931 An Earthquake devastated Managua Nicaragua killing 2,000. 

1933 Nazi Germany began the persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish
businesses. 

1935 The first radio tube to be made of metal was announced. 

1937 Aden became a British colony. 

1938 The first commercially successful fluorescent lamps were
introduced. 

1939 The U.S. recognized the Franco government in Spain at end of
Spanish civil war. 

1941 The first contract for advertising on a commercial FM radio
station began on W71NY in New York City. 

1945 U.S. forces invaded Okinawa during World War II. It was the
last campaign of World War II. 

1946 Weight Watchers was formed. 

1946 A tidal wave (tsunami) struck the Hawaiian Islands killing more
than 170 people. 

1948 The Berlin Airlift began. 

1950 Italian Somalia became a United Nations trust territory under
Italian administration. 

1952 The Big Bang theory was proposed in "Physical Review" by
Alpher, Bethe & Gamow. 

1960 France exploded 2 atom bombs in the Sahara Desert. 

1960 The U.S. launched TIROS-1. It was the first weather satellite. 

1963 Workers of the International Typographical Union ended their
strike that had closed nine New York City newspapers. The strike
ended 114 days after it began on December 8, 1962. 

1970 The U.S. Army charged Captain Ernest Medina in the My Lai
massacre. 

1970 U.S. President Nixon signed the bill, the Public Health
Cigarette Smoking Act, that banned cigarette advertisements to be
effective on January 1, 1971. 

1971 The United Kingdom lifted all restrictions on gold ownership. 

1972 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops renewed their offensive
in South Vietnam. 

1973 Japan allowed its citizens to own gold. 

1976 Apple Computer began operations. 

1979 Iran was proclaimed to be an Islamic Republic by Ayatollah
Ruhollah Khomeini after the fall of the Shah. 

1980 A failed assassination attempt against Iraqi vice-premier Tariq
Aziz occurred. 

1982 The U.S. transferred the Canal Zone to Panama. 

1985 World oil prices dropped below $10 a barrel. 

1986 The U.S. submarine Nathaniel Green ran aground in the Irish
Sea. 

1987 Steve Newman became the first man to walk around the world. The
walk was 22,000 miles and took 4 years. 

1987 U.S. President Reagan told doctors in Philadelphia, "We've
declared AIDS public health enemy No. 1." 

1991 Iran released British hostage Roger Cooper after 5 years. 

1991 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that jurors could not be barred
from serving due to their race. 

1991 The Warsaw Pact was officially dissolved. 

1992 Players began the first strike in the 75-year history of the
National Hockey League (NHL). 

1998 A federal judge dismissed the Paula Jones' sexual harassment
lawsuit against U.S. President Clinton saying that the claims fell
"far short" of being worthy of a trial. 

1999 In Zhytomyr, Ukraine, Anatoliy Onoprienko was sentenced to
death for the deaths of 52 men, women and children. 43 of the
killings occurred in a 6-month period. 

1999 The Canadian territory of Nunavut was created. It was carved
from the eastern part of the Northwest Territories and covered about
772,000 square miles. 

2001 China began holding 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance
plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had made an emergency landing after
an in-flight collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot
was missing and presumed dead. The U.S. crew was released on April
11, 2001. 

2001 Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic was arrested on
corruption charges after a 26-hour standoff with the police at his
Belgrade villa. 

2003 North Korea test-fired an anti-ship missile off its west coast.


2004 U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Unborn Victims of
Violence Act. The bill made it a crime to harm a fetus during an
assault on a pregnant woman. 

2004 Gateway Inc. announced that it would be closing all of its 188
stores on April 9. 

2009 Albania and Croatia joined the North Atlantic Treaty
Organization (NATO). 

2010 The U.S. Congress cut Medicare reimbursements to physicians by
21%. 

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Family Tree Maker 




Good Morning, ,
Today is Saturday, March 31


Easter


Tonight there will be a Blue Moon.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Autistic boy, 11, raped by dad and girlfriend 
in Alabama ‘because they thought he was gay’
Bonehead
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Today, March 31 in
1949 Newfoundland entered the Canadian confederation as its 
10th province. 
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_____________________________________________________ "Are you saying that your wife is outspoken?" "Not by anyone I know of." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Sean Cole, 29, Khadeijah Moore, 21 Huntsville, Alabama Autistic boy, 11, raped by dad and girlfriend in Alabama ‘because they thought he was gay’ Sean Cole, 29, and Khadeijah Moore, 21, face life in jail after being found guilty of the horrific crimes in Huntsville, Alabama. The 11-year-old, who lives with his mother in Georgia, had been visiting his father for Thanksgiving in 2016, when the sexual assault took place. The court heard how Cole found him in what he considered a ‘compromising position’ with another boy and became angry. In response, he made Moore have sex with the boy. Cole then instructed him to carry a sex act out on Moore. Tim Douthit, the prosecutor on the case, told AL.com: ‘It was solely that he was worried that his son was gay, or might become gay. There was no evidence he had a sexual attraction to his son or children. ‘He just thought he could, for lack of better words, ‘straighten him out’. The boy’s mother became suspicious when the boy returned to Georgia and began asking questions about sex. He eventually told her what had happened and she drove immediately to Huntsville to contact local police. The couple was arrested in January 2017. Douthit said that when a forensic interviewer asked the boy about the rape, the boy said he thought at the time: ‘Why is my dad doing this to me?’ Tech Support Pits From: Maggie Re: Family Tree Maker
Dear Webby, do you have a family tree maker? maggie Dear Maggie Unfortunately, I don't. There are lots of them available on the web, but I don't know which ones are good. But that reminds me of a story my dad told me about 50 years ago. Seems he overheard some kid telling his father that he had learned in school that people were descendants of apes. Apparently the father blew up and yelled at his kid: "Nonsense! YOU might have decended from an ape, but I sure didn't!" Have FUN DearWebby
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A Girl Guide troop leader suddenly came upon a clearing where a couple was engaged in an activity that had their heads pointing in different dirctions. "Back ladies, back!" cried the leader. "There's a very dangerous beast out there!" But it was too late, as several of her girls had more-or-less seen the deed happening. They asked their leader what it was the couple was doing. "Well, err.... if you must know, uh, they were practicing a brand new form of artificial respiration... yeah, that's it, it's artificial respiration!" "WOW!" exclaimed the oldest of the group. "I know which merit badge I'm gonna try for next!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Standing Ninja Eggs By attosa [568 Posts, 3,046 Comments] Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A doting father used to sing his little children to sleep until he overheard the four-year-old tell the three-year-old, "If you pretend you're asleep, he stops."
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___________________________________________________ A customer moves away from a bank window, counts his change, and then goes back and says to the cashier, "Hey, you gave me the wrong change!" Cashier: "Sir, you stepped away from the counter. We don't make corrections after you leave. There's nothing I can do about it now. That's the policy of this bank!" Customer: "Well, okay. Just thought you'd like to know you gave me hundred dollars too much. Bye. " ___________________________________________________
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Today, March 31 in
1492 King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain issued the
Alhambra edict expelling Jews who were unwilling to convert to
Christianity. 

1779 Russia and Turkey signed a treaty concerning military action
in Crimea. 

1854 The U.S. government signed the Treaty of Kanagawa with Japan.
The act opened the ports of Shimoda and Hakotade to American
trade. 

1862 Skirmishing between Rebels and Union forces took place at
Island 10 on the Mississippi River. 

1870 In Perth Amboy, NJ, Thomas Munday Peterson became the first
black to vote in the U.S. 

1880 Wabash, IN, became the first town to be completely
illuminated with electric light. 

1885 Binney & Smith Company was founded in New York City. The
company later became Crayola, LLC. 

1889 In Paris, the Eiffel Tower officially opened. 

1900 The W.E. Roach Company was the first automobile company to
put an advertisement in a national magazine. The magazine was the
"Saturday Evening Post". 

1900 In France, the National Assembly passed a law reducing the
workday for women and children to 11 hours. 

1901 In Russia, the Czar lashed out at Socialist-Revolutionaries
with the arrests of 72 people and the seizing of two printing
presses. 

1902 In Tennessee, 22 coal miners were killed by an explosion. 

1904 In India, hundreds of Tibetans were slaughtered by the
British. 

1905 Kaiser Wilhelm arrived in Tangier proclaiming to support for
an independent state of Morocco. 

1906 The Conference on Moroccan Reforms in Algerciras ended after
two months with France and Germany in agreement. 

1908 250,000 coal miners in Indianapolis, IN, went on strike to
await a wage adjustment. 

1909 Serbia accepted Austrian control over Bosnia-Herzegovina. 

1917 The U.S. purchased and took possession of the Virgin Islands
from Denmark for $25 million. 

1918 For the first time in the U.S., Daylight Saving Time went
into effect. 

1921 Great Britain declared a state of emergency because of the
thousands of coal miners on strike. 

1923 In New York City, the first U.S. dance marathon was held.
Alma Cummings set a new world record of 27 hours. 

1932 The Ford Motor Co. debuted its V-8 engine. 

1933 The U.S. Congress authorized the Civilian Conservation Corps
to relieve rampant unemployment. 

1933 The "Soperton News" in Georgia became the first newspaper to
publish using a pine pulp paper. 

1939 Britain and France agreed to support Poland and start another
world war if Germany threatened invasion. 

1940 La Guardia airport in New York officially opened to the
public. 

1941 Germany began a counter offensive in North Africa. 

1945 "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams opened on
Broadway. 

1946 Monarchists won the elections in Greece. 

1947 John L. Lewis called a strike in sympathy for the miners
killed in an explosion in Centralia, IL, on March 25, 1947. 

1948 The Soviets in Germany began controlling the Western trains
headed toward Berlin. 

1949 Winston Churchill declared that the A-bomb was the only thing
that kept the U.S.S.R. from taking over Europe. 

1949 Newfoundland entered the Canadian confederation as its 10th
province. 

1958 The U.S. Navy formed the atomic submarine division. 

1959 The Dalai Lama (Lhama Dhondrub, Tenzin Gyatso) began exile by
crossing the border into India where he was granted political
asylum. Gyatso was the 14th Daila Lama. 

1960 The South African government declared a state of emergency
after demonstrations led to the death of more than 50 Africans.

1966 An estimated 200,000 anti-war demonstrators march in New York
City. (New York) 

1966 The Soviet Union launched Luna 10, which became the first
spacecraft to enter a lunar orbit. 

1967 U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signed the Consular Treaty, the
first bi-lateral pact with the Soviet Union since the Bolshevik
Revolution. 

1970 The U.S. forces in Vietnam down a MIG-21, it was the first
since September 1968. 

1980 U.S. President Carter deregulated the banking industry. 

1981 In Bangkok, Thailand, four of five Indonesian terrorists were
killed after hijacking an airplane on March 28. 

1985 ABC-TV aired the 200th episode of "The Love Boat." 

1986 167 people died when a Mexicana Airlines Boeing 727 crashed
in Los Angeles. 

1987 HBO (Home Box Office) earned its first Oscar for "Down and
Out in America". 

1989 Canada and France signed a fishing rights pact. 

1991 Albania offered a multi-party election for the first time in
50 years. Incumbent President Ramiz Alia won. 

1991 Iraqi forces recaptured the northern city of Kirkuk from
Kurdish guerillas. 

1994 "Nature" magazine announced that a complete skull of
Australopithecus afarensis had been found in Ethiopia. The finding
is of humankind's earliest ancestor. 

1998 U.N. Security Council imposed arms embargo on Yugoslavia. 

1998 For the first time in U.S. history the federal government's
detailed financial statement was released. This occurred under the
Clinton administration. 

1999 Three U.S. soldiers were captured by Yugoslav soldiers three
miles from the Yugoslav border in Macedonia. 

2000 In Uganda, officials set the number of deaths linked to a
doomsday religious cult, the Movement for the Restoration of the
Ten Commandments, at more than 900. In Kanungu, a March 17 fire at
the cult's church killed more than 530 and authorities
subsequently found mass graves at various sites linked to the
cult. 

2004 Air America Radio launched five stations around the U.S. 

2004 Google Inc. announced that it would be introducing a free e-
mail service called Gmail. 

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Tripod substitute 




Good Morning, ,
Today is Friday, March 30
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!



Easter


Tomorrow night there will be a Blue Moon.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Wisconsin woman arrested for injecting children 
with meth, letting men sexually assault them
Bonehead
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Today, March 30 in
1867 The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million
 dollars. 
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______________________________________________________ Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. --- Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ At a wedding rehearsal, the minister told the father of the bride, "As you give your daughter's hand to the bridegroom, you should say something nice to him." The father, a grocery-store manager, took the advice. During the wedding ceremony, he placed the bride's hand on his son-in-law's arm and said, "No deposit, no return." ______________________________________________________ A pretty young woman visiting her new doctor for the first time found herself alone in a small waiting room. She began undressing nervously, preparing herself for the upcoming examination. Just as she draped the last of her garments over the back of a chair, a light rap sounded on the door and a young doctor strode in. Coming to an abrupt halt, the doctor looked his nude patient up and down carefully. "Miss Jones," he said finally, "it seems quite obvious to me that until today you have never had an eye examination." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ The doctor has just finished giving the young man a thorough physical examination. "The best thing for you to do," the M.D. said, "is give up drinking and smoking, get to bed early and stay away from women." "Doc, I don't deserve the best," said the patient. "What's third best?" _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Michelle Mayer, 39, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Wisconsin woman arrested for injecting children with meth, letting men sexually assault them A Wisconsin mother allegedly let men abuse two young children for years in exchange for drugs and money, according to WEAU. Michelle Mayer, 39, of Eau Claire, has been charged with two counts of repeated sexual assault of a child, party to a crime. The abuse apparently started years ago when Mayer allowed different men into her mother’s house, according to WTMJ. The men allegedly gave Mayer meth, cocaine and money, and, in return, she allowed them to sexually and physically assault two children she was trafficking, ages 6 and 9, according to a criminal complaint. Mayer would also allow the men to photograph the children naked and would inject them with meth to keep them awake, a confidential informant told police. The same informant estimated that the abuse happened “every other day” for up to nine years, WTMJ reports. If the children refused to cooperate, Mayer would beat them, including at least one instance when she struck one of them with a baseball bat, according to the informant. Mayer faces up to 80 years in prison, according to WQOW, and police are now investigating the men who allegedly assaulted the children. Tech Support Pits From: Erin Re: Tripod substitute
Dear Webby, What can I use as a substitute for a tripod? I really don't want to lug a tripod around. All it does is promote stupid questions. "Oh, you take pictures?" No, I bash idjits. Thanks Erin Dear Erin There is another type of camera rest that I have used quite a bit and that you can quickly make as a gift. It's called a Sand Pillow. Find an old, scuffed leather purse or even smaller. Fill it with dry sand or uncooked rice or corn meal. Avoid shiny patent leather. Save the Nauga! They are almost extinct! Ideal is limp old suede. A short length of sleeve from an old motorcycle jacket works quite nicely too. Sew or glue it shut after filling it. A sand pillow like that works beautifully on a car roof, rocks, wood, window sill, headboard, anything. You can nestle the camera into the pillow and it will hold it steady enough for even the longest zoom shots. Any serious photographer will definhitely appreciate a sand pillow as a gift and keep it around a lot longer than the current camera. DearWebby
A young female teacher was giving an assignment to her 6th grade class one day. It was a large assignment so she started writing high up on the chalkboard. Suddenly there was a giggle from one of the boys in the class. She quickly turned and asked, "What's so funny, Pat?" "I just saw one of your garters!" "Get out of my classroom," she yells, "I don't want to see you for three days!" The teacher turns back to the chalkboard. Realizing she had forgotten to title the assignment, she reaches to the very top of the chalkboard. Suddenly there is an even louder giggle from another male student. She quickly turns and asks, "What's so funny, Billy?" "I just saw both of your garters!" Again, she yells, "Get out of my classroom! This time the punishment is more severe, I don't want to see you for three weeks!" Embarrassed and frustrated, she drops the eraser when she turns around again. So she bends over to pick it up. This time there is an burst of laughter from another male student. She quickly turns to see Little Johnny leaving the classroom. "Where do you think you're going?" she asks. "From what I just saw, my school days are over!"
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Two friends were driving to the store and on the way, they came upon an intersection with a stoplight. The light showed red, but the driver went right through the red light. The passenger screamed at the driver, "What are you doing? You're going to get us killed!" The drive said, "Don't worry, my mother always drives like this." Later on, they came to another stoplight which was red. The driver sped right through the light. Again the passenger looked at the driver and said, "I thought I told you, you're gonna get us killed! Would you please stop this nonsense!" The driver said, "All right! I get it, but I told you my mother drives like this all the time." They came to another intersection, but this time the light was green. The driver slammed on his brakes and stopped the car completely. The passenger yelled, "What are you doing now? This is the third time you almost got us killed. Why did you stop at a green light?" The driver said, "My mother might be coming the other way."
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>from Charles "My wife suggested a book for me to read to enhance our relationship. It's titled: 'Women are from Venus, Men are Wrong.'" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Liquor Store Boxes Visit your local liquor store and see if they have any boxes to spare. They almost always do. Pick out some boxes with cardboard dividers which are used for shipping bottles. These boxes are great for storing and protecting breakable ornaments. Save your tissue paper and wrapping paper from presents to wrap your ornaments before putting them in the box. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Louise for this story: ONE DAY a young man came up to my window at the bank and whispered, "Please deposit this hundred dollars in my savings account." I handled the transaction and whispered back, "Have a good day." He started to leave but changed his mind. "I'm sorry we have to whisper," he said, "but if my car knows I've deposited money, it'll break down again." With his finger to his lips he tip-toed out.
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___________________________________________________ Thanks to Sue for this story: The Students in my third-grade class were bombarding me with questions about my newly pierced ears. "Does the hole go all the way through?" "Yes." "Did it hurt?" "Just a little." "Did they stick a needle through your ears?" "No, they used a special gun." Silence followed, and then one solemn voice called out, "How far away did they stand? Did they get both ears with one shot?" ___________________________________________________
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Today, March 30 in
1533 Henry VIII divorced his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. 

1814 The European nations allied against Napoleon marched into
Paris. 

1822 Florida became a U.S. territory. 

1842 Dr. Crawford W. Long performed the first operation while his
patient was anesthetized by ether. 

1855 About 5,000 "Border Ruffians" from western Missouri invaded
the territory of Kansas and forced the election of a pro-slavery
legislature. It was the first election in Kansas. 

1856 A peace treaty was signed between England and Russia. (Treaty
of Paris) 

1858 Hyman L. Lipman of Philadelphia patented the pencil. 

1867 The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million
dollars. 

1870 The 15th amendment, guaranteeing the right to vote regardless
of race, was passed by the U.S. Congress. 

1870 Texas was readmitted to the Union. 

1903 Revolutionary activity in the Dominican Republic brought U.S.
troops to Santo Domingo to protect American interests. 

1905 U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt was chosen to mediate in
the Russo-Japanese peace talks. 

1909 The Queensboro bridge in New York opened linking Manhattan
and Queens. It was the first double decker bridge. 

1909 In Oklahoma, Seminole Indians revolted against meager pay for
government jobs. 

1916 Pancho Villa killed 172 at the Guerrero garrison in Mexico. 

1936 Britain announced a naval construction program of 38
warships. 

1939 The comic book "Detective Comics #27" appeared on newstands.
This comic introduced Batman. 

1940 The Japanese set up a puppet government called Manchuko in
Nanking, China. 

1941 The German Afrika Korps under General Erwin Rommel began its
first offensive against British forces in Libya. 

1944 The U.S. fleet attacked Palau, near the Philippines. 

1945 The U.S.S.R. invaded Austria after World War II. 

1946 The Allies seized 1,000 Nazis attempting to revive the Nazi
party in Frankfurt. 

1947 Lord Mountbatten arrived in India as the new Viceroy. 

1950 The invention of the phototransistor was announced. 

1950 U.S. President Truman denounced Senator Joe McCarthy as a
saboteur of U.S. foreign policy. 

1957 Tunisia and Morocco signed a friendship treaty in Rabat. 

1972 The British government assumed direct rule over Northern
Ireland. 

1972 The Eastertide Offensive began when North Vietnamese troops
crossed into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the northern portion
of South Vietnam. 

1975 As the North Vietnamese forces moved toward Saigon South
Vietnamese soldiers mob rescue jets in desperation. 

1981 U.S. President Ronald Reagan was shot and wounded in
Washington, DC, by John W. Hinckley Jr. Two police officers and
Press Secretary James Brady were also wounded. 

1982 The space shuttle Columbia completed its third and its
longest test flight after 8 days in space. 

1984 The U.S. ended its participation in the multinational peace
force in Lebanon. 

1987 Vincent Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" was bought for $39.85
million. 

1993 In Sarajevo, two Serb militiamen were sentenced to death for
war crimes committed in Bosnia. 

1993 In the Peanuts comic strip, Charlie Brown hit his first home
run. 

1994 Serbs and Croats signed a cease-fire to end their war in
Croatia while Bosnian Muslims and Serbs continued to fight each
other. 

1998 Rolls-Royce was purchased by BMW in a $570 million deal. 

2002 An unmanned U.S. spy plane crashed at sea in the Southern
Philippines. 

2002 Suspected Islamic militants set off several grenades at a
temple in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Four civilians, four
policemen and two attackers were killed and 20 people were
injured. 

2009 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed that
the new World Trade Center building would be officially known by
its legal name of "One World Trade Center." 

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Shade for camera LCD 




Good Morning, ,
Today is Thursday, March 29


Easter


Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
PA DUI driver vomited out the window, 
swerved into oncoming traffic
Bonehead
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Today, March 28 in
1973 The last U.S. troops left South Vietnam.
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______________________________________________________ Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists. --- John Kenneth Galbraith A husband is like a fire, he goes out when unattended. --- Evan Esar O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet. --- Saint Augustine The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. --- Unknown And now there is FaceBook _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Rubye for this story: Little Tony was staying with his grandmother for a few days. He'd been playing outside with the other kids for a while when he came into the house and asked her, "Grandma, what is that called when two people are sleeping in the same room and one is on top of the other?" She was a little taken aback, but decided to tell him the truth. "It's called sexual intercourse, darling." Little Tony just said, "Oh, OK" and went back outside to talk and play with the other kids. A few minutes later he came back in and said angrily, "Grandma, it is not called sexual intercourse! It's called Bunk Beds!" "And Jimmy's Mom wants to talk to you!!" ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Sandie for sending this story: Officer Candidate School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, was tough. During an inspection, a fellow soldier received 30 demerits for a single penny found in his area. Ten demerits were for "valuables insecure," ten demerits because the penny wasn't shined, and ten more because Abraham Lincoln needed a shave. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Foxglove _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ >From Ed Recently my girlfriend, Karen, got a job at a local hardware store. "The owner doesn't want us hanging out with our friends," she said. "If you stop by, tell them you're my brother." On my first visit I walked to the customer service desk and asked the older woman there, "Is Karen around?" When she looked at me quizzically, I added, "I'm her brother." She smiled. "What a nice surprise. I'm Karen's mother." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Michael Bello, 30, Lancaster, Pennsylvania DUI driver vomited out the window, swerved into oncoming traffic Police arrested a man on St. Patrick’s Day who they say was driving under the influence and vomiting out the window at the same time in Lancaster County. Michael Bello, 30, of Lancaster, is charged with two counts of driving under the influence and driving on wrong side of roadway. Police said the incident happened around 2 p.m. in Manor Township and East Hempfield Township. “East Hempfield and Manor Township Police were notified by Lancaster County Radio of a possible DUI driving south on Rohrerstown Road near Columbia Avenue. The driver was to be vomiting out of the car and swerving into oncoming traffic,” police said. “The vehicle was stopped by police on Millersville Road at Charlestown Road. Bello was taken into custody and a chemical test of his breath confirmed he was Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.” Tech Support Pits From: Sharon Re: Shading Camera LCD
Dear Webby, I just read this letter. Thanks so much for the fun. Reading your tip on digital flash brought up a question I have had for some time now. I find it difficult to see what I am trying to take when taking pics in the sunlight, before actually taking the pic. I usually have the sun at my back. Do you have any suggestions on how I can cut the glare on the LCD screen? Thanks for the letter & help section. Sharon Dear Sharon Nothing new about that. Look at a drawing or picture of a photographer from 200 years ago. You will see them wear a stylish Count Dracula cape, but made from lightweight, black or navy satin. You just flip that forward over your head, and the camera is in the shade. Sure, you can do the same with a skirt if you don't mind some extra exposure. A large sombrero can also be helpful, and I have seen funnels made from stiff leather, but they are very cumbersome and awkward. You can make a cape from an old satin sheet or fake silk scarves, and I have seen some that were white or pearl on the outside and lined with black on the inside. A cape made from parachute rayon "silk" folds small enough to fit into a shirt pocket. Just don't lend your cape to another photographer. You'll never get it back. DearWebby
>From Bobbie Dave irritated everyone in our office. Whether it was the tone of his voice or his condescending attitude, we all steered clear. He must have suspected he was annoying, because he asked a co-worker, "Why does everyone take an instant dislike to me?" Larry responded, "It saves time."
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Todd was being evaluated for mental problems and was asked by the doctor, "If a train was coming down the hallway toward you, what would you do?" Todd replied, "I would get in my helicopter and fly away!" The doctor then asked, "Where did you get a helicopter from?" Todd replied, "The same place where you got that silly train."
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A gentleman goes to an estate sale and notices that one of the items for sale is a large parrot. He's always wanted a talking bird, so when it comes up for bid he offers $50. The bidding proceeds hot and heavy with someone always bidding ten dollars more than he until the parrot is finally sold to him for $1,500. When he goes to get the bird, he asks the auctioneer, "Can the bird talk?" The auctioneer replied, "Who do you think was bidding against you?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Gift Wrapping Center I have an old dresser that I converted into a gift wrap center. The dresser has four good sized drawers to hold: tissue paper, cards, gift bags and bows. I keep my rolls of gift wrap in plastic boxes on top of the dresser with tape and a scissor. When I need to wrap a present, I just remove the two boxes of gift wrap from the top and I have a nice wrapping surface. By Tammy B. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ This woman's husband dies and she has only $20,000 to her name. After everything is done at the funeral home and cemetery, she tells her closest friend that she has no money left. The friend says, "How can that be? You told me you still had $20,000 left just a few days before your husband died. How could you be broke?" The widow says, "Well, the funeral home cost me $5,000. And of course, I had to make the obligatory donation to the temple, so that was another $5,000. The rest went for the memorial stone." The friend says, "$10,000 for the memorial stone? My goodness, how big was it?" Extending her left hand, the widow says, "Three carats."
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___________________________________________________ A synagogue honors its Rabbi for a quarter-century of service by sending him to Hawaii on a well-deserved vacation, all expenses paid. The President of the synagogue decides that in addition to the trip, the Rabbi should have fun and he makes arrangements to have a call-girl available for the Rabbi at all times. When the Rabbi walks into his hotel room, there is this nude girl lying on the bed and she informs the Rabbi that she is his at any time during his vacation. The Rabbi, stunned and extremely embarrassed, demands to know who arranged this little situation, and of course, the girl is compelled to tell him. The Rabbi immediately picks up the phone, calls the synagogue, and gets through to the President of the congregation. 'Where is your respect'? he growls. 'How could you do something like this?' 'I must be held in high esteem by each and every member of this congregation. As your Rabbi, I am very, very angry with you!' As he continues to berate the President, the girl rises sheepishly from the bed, not wanting to further embarrass the Rabbi. As she stands, the Rabbi says 'Where the heck are you going? I'm not mad at you!' ___________________________________________________
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1461 Edward IV secured his claim to the English thrown by
defeating Henry VI’s Lancastrians at the battle of Towdon. 

1847 U.S. troops under General Winfield Scott took possession of
the Mexican stronghold at Vera Cruz. 

1848 Niagara Falls stopped flowing for one day due to an ice jam. 

1867 The British Parliament passed the North America Act to create
the Dominion of Canada. 

1901 The first federal elections were held in Australia. 

1903 A regular news service began between New York and London on
Marconi's wireless. 

1906 In the U.S., 500,000 coal miners walked off the job seeking
higher wages. 

1913 The Reichstag announced a raise in taxes in order to finance
the new military budget. 

1916 The Italians call off the fifth attack on Isonzo. 

1936 Italy firebombed the Ethiopian city of Harar. 

1941 The British sank five Italian warships off the Peloponnesus
coast in the Mediterranean. 

1943 In the U.S. rationing of meat, butter and cheese began during
World War II. 

1946 Gold Coast became the first British colony to hold an African
parliamentary majority. 

1951 The Chinese reject MacArthur's offer for a truce in Korea. 

1951 In the United States, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were
convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage. They were executed in
June 19, 1953. 

1962 Cuba opened the trial of the Bay of Pigs invaders. 

1967 France launched its first nuclear submarine. 

1971 Lt. William Calley Jr., of the U.S. Army, was found guilty of
the premeditated murder of at least 22 Vietnamese civilians. He
was sentenced to life imprisonment. The trial was the result of
the My Lai massacre in Vietnam on March 16, 1968. 

1973 The last U.S. troops left South Vietnam. 

1974 Mariner 10, the U.S. space probe became the first spacecraft
to reach the planet Mercury. It had been launched on November 3,
1973. 

1975 Egyptian president Anwar Sadat declared that he would reopen
the Suez Canal on June 5, 1975. 

1979 The Committee on Assassinations Report issued by U.S. House
of Representatives stated the assassination of President John F.
Kennedy was the result of a conspiracy. 

1983 Erno Rubik was granted a patent for his Magic Cube. (U.S.
Patent 4,378,116) 

1987 Hulk Hogan took 11 minutes, 43 seconds to pin Andre the Giant
in front of 93,136 Wrestlemania III fans at the Silverdome in
Pontiac, MI. 

1992 Democratic presidential front-runner Bill Clinton said "I
didn't inhale and I didn't try it again" in reference to when he
had experimented with marijuana. 

1993 The South Korean government agreed to pay financial support
to women who had been forced to have sex with Japanese troops
during World War II. 

1995 The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a constitutional
amendment that would have limited terms to 12 years in the U.S.
House and Senate. 

2004 Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and
Slovenia became members of NATO. 

2010 In Japan, the Tokyo Skytree tower became the tallest
structure in Japan when it reached 1,109 feet. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Wednesday, March 28

Easter

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Men use spaghetti sauce to try to 
start fire after burglary
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2010 - china's zhejiang geely holding group co. Signed a deal to
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______________________________________________________ There is nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. --- Will Rogers (1879 - 1935) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A man was riding on a crowded bus, standing room only. The bus stopped and an elderly lady got on carrying a large picnic basket. She stood right in front of the man and grabbed the overhead rail so the picnic basket was above the man's head. Being a gentleman, he offered his seat to her. She quickly declined as she was only going a short distance. Soon the picnic basket began to leak. The man felt something drop on top of his head. As he looked up it hit beside his nose and ran down across his lips. He tasted it, looked up at the lady and asked, "Pickles?" She replied, "No, no, puppies....." ______________________________________________________ The parish priest very furtively calls the mother superior into his office. This is how their conversation went: "Sister, I want to show you something." "What is it, Father? "Come into my private room & close the blinds." "WHAT?!" "I said....." "I heard what you said - I just can't believe you're saying it!" "Well, I really need you to come in." Curious, the nun does as she is told. "Here, sit on the bed beside me." "I have to get out of here." "Aren't you the least bit curious?" Well, the nun was so she sat down beside him. "Get under the covers." "WHAT?????!!!!!" The nun was really freaking out. "It doesn't work otherwise!" After much coaxing, the nun does get under the covers with him. He whispers: "Come closer." Nervously, she does get closer. "See," the priest whispers gleefully, "my new watch does glow in the dark!!!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ How the sun changed during the current 22 year cycle Click through for the big picture. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Bernice for this story: My daughter called me at work to say I was to phone Ian at my bank. The operator asked me what Ian's last name was and I explained that he hadn't left his surname. When she asked for his department, I said I didn't know. "There are 1500 employees in this building, ma'am," she advised me rather curtly. After a few more brusque comments, I asked her for her name. "Danielle," she said. "And your last name?" I asked. "Sorry," she replied, "we don't give out last names." "Fine!", I told her. "Tell Ian that if he doesn't call me in ten minutes I will blow his a** off." and slammed the phone. He called in two minutes. ----------------------- Yeah, when a woman says "Fine!", men know there is going to be trouble. _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Derrick Irving, 36, John Silva, 28, Deland, Florida Men use spaghetti sauce to try to start fire after burglary Two men are accused of breaking into the home of a man they both dated, stealing several items, then leaving spaghetti sauce boiling on the stove with a washcloth placed near the burner in an attempt to start a fire, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The victim called 911 about 7 a.m. Tuesday because the security cameras in his home on Evergreen Terrace in DeLand detected motion and he believed someone was breaking in because a towel had been placed over one of the cameras, the report said. Deputies went to the residence and saw a red Lincoln Navigator attempting to leave the area. A stop was conducted and the driver, 28-year-old John Silva, and passenger, Derrick Irving, told the deputy that they had just picked up some clothes from the victim's home, according to the affidavit. The victim told News 6 that Irving was wearing a bull costume. The deputy said she could see a marijuana grinder in the center console and a vacuum, window A/C unit, flat-screen television and heater in the back seat. An empty jar of Ragu spaghetti sauce was also on the passenger's seat, the report said. Deputies said both men initially denied burglarizing the victim's home, instead saying that Irving told Silva he lived at the home and needed a ride there to retrieve some clothes and other items. The home reeked of smoke when deputies entered it, according to the report. A pot of spaghetti sauce was found burning on the stove with a white washcloth placed near the burner that had just begun to catch fire, according to the affidavit. "He was trying to make it look like I left the stove on but who gets up 2 a.m. and fixes sketti," the victim said. The deputy extinguished the flames then continued searching the home. Evidence at the scene revealed that Silva and Irving broke into the home, covered the security cameras, stole the items, then put the spaghetti sauce on the stove in an attempt to start a fire so the evidence would be destroyed, according to authorities. Silva and Irving told deputies that they both had romantic or sexual encounters with the victim in the past. "It started out as a relationship, that lasted about a week," the victim said. "I've let him use my car for four months, maybe he's angry about that. Or maybe he's angry because I gave him $150 to fix his teeth." Both men were charged with unarmed burglary, grand theft and arson. Silva is being held on $25,500 bond and Irving is being held without bond because officials say he violated his probation. Tech Support Pits From: Georgina Re: Lighting
Dear Webby I realize that flash ruins pictures, so what's your secret for indoor pictures? Thanks Georgina Dear Georgina You can use a flash, if it is a detachable or remote slave flash, held about as far away as you can reach. If you don't have a slave flash, get one of those rectangular Quartz work lights, that look like an outdoor security light but have a big alligator clip instead of a pipe mount, and can be clipped to a stepladder or shelf. They cost about $12 and provide a very nice and warm light. Again, the best location for the light is an arms length to the side of you and an arms length higher than the camera. You might have seen clip-art or drawings of potographers in the mid 1800s, where they held up a metal dust pan loaded with magnesium for a bright flash. Keep that in mind when placing your light. Have FUN! DearWebby
Asked by his teacher to spell "straight," the third-grade boy did so without error. "Excellent," said the teacher, "now, what does it mean?" "Without water."
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Walking up to a department store's fabric counter, the pretty girl asked, "I would like to buy this material for a new dress. How much does it cost?" "Only one kiss per yard, " replied the smirking male clerk. "That's fine," replied the girl. "I'll take ten yards." With expectation and anticipation written all over his face, the clerk quickly measured out & wrapped the cloth, then teasingly held it out. The girl snapped up the package and pointed to a grinning little old lady who was standing beside her. "Grandma will pay the bill," she smiled.
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Mrs. Hunter was called to serve for jury duty, but asked to be excused because she didn't believe in capital punishment and didn't want her personal thoughts to prevent the trial from running its proper course. But the public defender liked her thoughtfulness and quiet calm, and tried to convince her that she was appropriate to serve on the jury. "Madam," he explained, "this is not a murder trial! It's a simple civil lawsuit. A wife is bringing this case against her husband because he gambled away the $12,000 he had promised to use to remodel the kitchen for her birthday." "Well, okay," agreed Mrs. Hunter, "I'll serve. I guess I could be wrong about capital punishment after all." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Plant Cuttings for Gifts I often give plants that I have started from cuttings as gifts. To brighten these up I use a water pic from the florist with one or 2 blossoms from my yard to add a bit of color. I stick the pic into the soil, and make a bow that matches in color or compliments the flowers or the pot and voila! By Linda Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A prospective juror was being questioned by the District Attorney for a murder trial that had been in all the papers. "If the defendant were to be convicted tomorrow, could you kill him for his crime ?" "Well, no." replied the man. "But I could do it on Saturday if that would be OK."
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___________________________________________________ The manager of a large office noticed one of his department heads had hired a new man, so the boss called him into his office for a little orientation speech. "What is your name?" he asked. "John," the new guy replied. The manager scowled, "Look, I don't know what kind of place you worked at before, but I don't call anyone by their first name. It breeds familiarity and that leads to a breakdown in authority. I refer to my employees by their last names only - Smith, Jones, Baker - that's all. I am to be referred to only as Mr. Robertson. Now that we got that straight, what is your last name?" The new guy sighed and said, "Darling. John Darling." "Okay, John, the next thing I want to tell you is..." __________ :D I remember "Shiny Shoes Robertson". ___________________________________________________
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1774 Britain passed the Coercive Act against Massachusetts. 

1797 Nathaniel Briggs patented a washing machine. 

1834 The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Jackson for the
removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. 

1854 The Crimean War began with Britain and France declaring war
on Russia. 

1864 A group of Copperheads attack Federal soldiers in Charleston,
IL. Five were killed and twenty were wounded. 

1865 Outdoor advertising legislation was enacted in New York. The
law banned "painting on stones, rocks and trees." 

1885 The Salvation Army was officially organized in the U.S. 

1898 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a child born in the U.S. to
Chinese immigrants was a U.S. citizen. This meant that they could
not be deported under the Chinese Exclusion Act. 

1905 The U.S. took full control over Dominican revenues. 

1910 The first seaplane took off from water at Martinques, France.
The pilot was Henri Fabre. 

1922 Bradley A. Fiske patented a microfilm reading device. 

1930 Constantinople and Angora changed their names to Istanbul and
Ankara respectively. 

1933 In Germany, the Nazis ordered a ban on all Jews in
businesses, professions and schools. 

1938 In Italy, psychiatrists demonstrated the use of electric-
shock therapy for treatment of certain mental illnesses. 

1939 The Spanish Civil War ended as Madrid fell to Francisco
Franco. 

1941 The Italian fleet was defeated by the British at the Battle
of Matapan. 

1942 British naval forces raided the Nazi occupied French port of
St. Nazaire. 

1945 Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.


1947 The American Helicopter Society revealed a flying device that
could be strapped to a person's body. 

1962 The U.S. Air Force announced research into the use of lasers
to intercept missiles and satellites. 

1968 The U.S. lost its first F-111 aircraft in Vietnam when it
vanished while on a combat mission. North Vietnam claimed that
they had shot it down. 

1974 A streaker ran onto the set of "The Tonight Show starring
Johnny Carson." 

1979 A major accident occurred at Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island
nuclear power plant. A nuclear power reactor overheated and
suffered a partial meltdown. 

1981 In Bangkok, Thailand, Indonesian terrorists hijacked an
airplane. Four of the five terrorists were killed on March 31. 

1986 The U.S. Senate passed $100 million aid package for the
Nicaraguan contras. 

1986 More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played
"We are the World" simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST. 

1990 In Britain, a joint Anglo-U.S. "sting" operation ended with
the seizure of 40 capacitors, which can be used in the trigger
mechanism of a nuclear weapon. 

1991 The U.S. embassy in Moscow was severely damaged by fire. 

1994 Violence between Zulus and African National Congress
supporters took the lives of 18 in Johannesburg. 

1999 Paraguay's President Raúl Cubas Grau resigned after protests
inspired by the assassination of Vice-President Luis María Argaña
on March 23. The nation's Congress had accused Cubas and his
political associate, Gen. Lino César Oviedo, for Cubas' murder.
Senate President Luis González Macchi took office as Paraguay's
new chief executive. 

2010 China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. signed a deal to buy
Ford Motor Co.'s Volvo car unit.

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Tuesday, March 27

Easter

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Once again, the only thing that stopped a 
bad guy with a gun was a good guy with a gun
Bonehead
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Today, March 27 in
1836 In Goliad, TX, about 350 Texan prisoners, including their
commander James Fannin, were executed under orders from Gen.
Antonio López de Santa Anna. An estimated 30 Texans escaped
execution. 
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______________________________________________________ Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. --- Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ After a church service on Sunday morning, a young boy suddenly announced to his mother, "Mom, I've decided to become a minister when I grow up." "That's okay with us, but what made you decide that?" "Well," said the little boy, "I have to go to church on Sunday anyway, and I figure it will be more fun to stand up and yell, than to sit and listen." ______________________________________________________ After the christening of his baby brother in church, little Johnny sobbed all the way home in the back seat of the car. His father asked him three times what was wrong. Finally, the boy replied, "That priest said he wanted us brought up in a good Christian home, but I want to stay with you guys instead!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Hey! Where is my bread? Good bread! I don't have a trail camera, and the one with the key-fob remote control died 20 years ago. So I have to shoot through the storm door. The deer don't mind me being just a foot away, as long as I am on the other side of the door, but they run if I as much as stick an arm out the door. The storm door makes the pictures rough, but you get the idea. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A man walked into a dress shop and told the clerk he wanted to buy an evening gown for his wife for Christmas. "What size?" asked the clerk. The man shrugged blankly. Trying to help, the clerk inquired, "Well then, what are your wife's measurements?" The man thought for a moment. "Small, medium, and large, in that order." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Trystan Delk, Atlanta, Georgia Once again, the only thing that stopped a bad guy with a gun was a good guy with a gun In Atlanta, a woman almost became another crime statistic – until her son stepped in. When an armed thug tried to carjack a woman, he wasn’t stopped by a gun ban, a gun-free zone, or good feelings. He was stopped by a son who was killing to use a gun to save his mother. This wasn’t the first time the suspect, Trystan Delk (pictured above, from a previous arrest), had tried to rob someone that day. He won’t get the chance to rob anyone else for a long time. A Fulton County woman came face to face with an armed robber Thursday afternoon. “I was taking my grandson to doctor’s appointment and had one foot in the car when suddenly a car was blocking my driveway,” the woman said. The woman doesn’t want to be identified but told FOX 5 News, the driver immediately got out and rushed to her. “He said ‘Whose car is this? Give me the keys,” the woman said. Fulton County Police have identified the robber as Trystan Delk. “I started screaming so loud that my son who was inside at the time heard me and came out to help,” the woman said. Police said the woman’s son fired shots at Delk, hitting him multiple times. “He still managed to drive himself to a nearby fire station where he tried to play the victim,” the woman said. “He told them that he was the victim of an interstate shooting.” The woman said shortly after police put two and two together. “I also found out that my neighbor was also targeted just a few minutes before I was,” the woman said. Police said Delk faces armed robbery charges. “I hope for his sake he doesn’t come back or anyone for that matter,” the woman said. “Because this time I’ll be waiting.” Tech Support Pits From: Tanya Re: clocks
Dear Webby Are those clock screensavers the little bottom clocks, that we used to have, that were suddenly axed by Microsoft without any explanation? Or do these just work when the screen saver comes on? Tanya Dear Tanya These just work, when the screen saver comes on. The little bottom clocks were axed, because some sleazebag produced a whole bunch of them and bundled them with some rather nasty malware. The clocks were OK, but the payload was really bad, and Microsoft figured the fastest way to put a stop to that was to simply axe the abilitiry to have cute bottom clocks. Microsoft has since then relented and if you enable Sidebar.exe, you can have your analog bottom clock and even gauges for memory and CPU. Have FUN! DearWebby The old lady was aging more rapidly than he wanted. "Your gout is getting worse," said the doctor. "I recommend that you give up smoking, drinking and sex for a while." "WHAT!" screamed the woman, "just so's I can walk a little better? If it wasn't for smoking, drinking and sex I wouldn't get out of my rocker in the first place!"
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Pete had this problem of getting up late in the morning and was always late for work. His boss was mad at him and threatened to fire him if he didn't do something about it. So Pete went to his doctor who gave him a pill and told him to take it before he went to bed. Pete slept well and in fact beat the alarm in the morning. He had a leisurely breakfast and drove cheerfully to work. "Boss", he said, "The pill actually worked!" "That's all fine" said the boss, "But where were you yesterday?"
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A little boy was attending his first wedding. After the service, his cousin asked him, "How many women can a man marry?" "Sixteen," the boy responded. His cousin was amazed that he had an answer so quickly. "How do you know that?" "Easy," the little boy said. "All you have to do is add it up, like the Bishop said: 4 better, 4 worse, 4 richer, 4 poorer." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thrifty Gift Tags Cut the top part of used greeting cards off, then cut this down to whatever size (and shape) you wish, depending on the design. (If it's an angel, just cut her out.) I also like to use hearts or other shapes that perhaps match the occasion for the gift you will use them on. Punch a hole in it, write your sentiments on the back, and attach to your package with a colored ribbon or raffia. By Patricia Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Mrs. Johnson decided to have her portrait painted by a famous artist. She told the artist, "Paint me with diamond earrings, a diamond necklace, emerald bracelets and a ruby pendant." "But you are not wearing any of those things." "I know," said Mrs. Johnson. "My health is not good and my husband is having an affair with his secretary. When I die I'm sure he will marry her, and I want her to go nuts looking for the jewelry."
A mid century ranch house hides a literal treasure trove of unique rocks and minerals.
___________________________________________________ Classic from Glenn A man and woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. They had kept no secrets from each other except that the little old woman had a shoe box in the top of her closet that she had cautioned her husband never to open or ask her about. For all of these years, he had never thought about the box, but one day the little old woman got very sick and the doctor said she would not recover. In trying to sort out their affairs, the little old man took down the shoe box and took it to his wife's bedside. She agreed that it was time that he should know what was in the box. When he opened it, he found two crocheted dolls and a stack of money totaling $95,000. He asked her about the contents. "When we were to be married," she said, "my grandmother told me the secret of a happy marriage was to never argue. She told me that if I ever got angry with you, I should just keep quiet and crochet a doll." The little old man was so moved; he had to fight back tears. Only two precious dolls were in the box.. She had only been angry with him two times in all those years of living and loving. He almost burst with happiness. "Honey," he said, "that explains the dolls, but what about all of this money? Where did it come from?" "Oh," she said, "that's the money I made from selling the dolls." ___________________________________________________
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1794 The U.S. Congress authorized the creation of the U.S. Navy. 

1802 The Treaty of Amiens was signed ending the French
Revolutionary War. 

1836 In Goliad, TX, about 350 Texan prisoners, including their
commander James Fannin, were executed under orders from Gen.
Antonio López de Santa Anna. An estimated 30 Texans escaped
execution. 

1836 The first Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirtland, OH. 

1841 The first steam fire engine was tested in New York City. 
The steam engine was for pumping only, not for driving.

1860 The corkscrew was patented by M.L. Byrn. 

1884 The first long-distance telephone call was made from Boston
to New York. 

1899 The first international radio transmission between England
and France was achieved by the Italian inventor G. Marconi. 

1900 The London Parliament passed the War Loan Act that gave 35
million pounds to fighting the Boers in South Africa. 

1900 The Russian army mobilized 250,000 troops for active duty. 

1901 Filipino rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo was captured by the
U.S. 

1904 Mary Jarris "Mother" Jones was ordered by Colorado state
authorities to leave the state. She was accused of stirring up
striking coal miners. 

1907 French troops occupied Oudja, Morocco, as a punitive action
for the murder of French Dr. Muchamp. 

1912 The first cherry blossom trees were planted in Washington,
DC. The trees were a gift from Japan. 

1917 The Seattle Metropolitans, of the Pacific Coast League of
Canada, defeated the Montreal Canadiens and became the first U.S.
hockey team to win the Stanley Cup. 

1931 Actor Charlie Chaplin received France’s Legion of Honor
decoration. 

1933 About 55,000 Jews staged a protest against Hitler in New York
City. 

1941 Tokeo Yoshikawa arrived in Oahu, HI, and began spying for
Japan on the U.S. Fleet at Pearl Harbor. 

1942 The British raided the Nazi submarine base at St. Nazaire,
France. 

1946 Four-month long strikes at both General Electric and General
Motors ended with a wage increase. 

1952 The U.S. Eighth Army reached the 38th parallel in Korea, the
original dividing line between the two Koreas. 

1958 Nikita Khrushchev became the chairman of the Soviet Council
of Ministers in addition to First Secretary of the Communist
Party. 

1958 The U.S. announced a plan to explore space near the moon. 

1976 Washington, DC, opened its subway system. 

1988 The U.S. Senate ratified the Intermediate-Range Nuclear
Forces Treaty. 

1989 The U.S. anti-missile satellite failed the first test in
space. 

1993 In China, Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin was appointed
President. 

1997 Russian workers, nearly 2 million, held a nationwide strike
to protest unpaid wages. 

1997 In Australia, Governor-General William Deane signed a bill to
overturn a 1996 Northern Territory act to legalize assisted
suicides. The 1996 act was the first in the world to permit
assisted suicides. 

1998 In the U.S., the FDA approved the prescription drug Viagra.
It was the first pill for male impotence. 

1998 Top civilian aircraft makers in France, Spain, Germany and
Britain agreed to create single European aerospace and defense
company. 

2004 NASA successfully launched an unpiloted X-43A jet that hit
Mach 7 (about 5,000 mph). 

2007 NFL owners voted to make instant replay a permanent
officiating tool.

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Monday, March 26

Have FUN!
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Todays Bonehead Award:
Children left alone in bad conditions 
while mom vacationed in Florida
Bonehead
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1804 The U.S. Congress ordered the removal of Indians east 
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______________________________________________________ Never confuse movement with action. --- Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) I have often been afraid, but I would not give in to it. I made myself act as though I was not afraid and gradually my fear disappeared." --- Theodore Roosevelt For me, fear does not really disappear, I am used to it. The absence of fear scares me! That means there is something, that I am not aware of. --- DearWebby _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Rubye for this story: Even Mother Superior knew good milk when she drank it. The 98-year-old Mother Superior from Ireland was dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfortable. They gave her some warm milk to drink but she refused. Then one of the nuns took the glass back to the kitchen. Remembering a bottle of Irish whiskey received as a gift the previous Christmas, she opened and poured a generous amount into the warm milk. Back at Mother Superior's bed, she held the glass to her lips. Mother Superior drank a little, then a little more and before they knew it, she had drunk the whole glass down to the last drop. "Mother," the nuns asked with humility, "please give us some wisdom before you die." She raised herself up in bed and with a pious look on her face said, "Don't sell that cow." ______________________________________________________ One Sunday morning, a mother went in to wake her son and tell him it was time to get ready for church, to which he replied, "I'm not going." "Why not?" she asked. I'll give you two good reasons," he said. "One, they don't like me, and two, I don't like them." His mother replied, "I'll give YOU two good reasons why YOU SHOULD go to church. (1) You're 57 years old, and (2) you're the pastor!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ THE IMPORTANCE OF USING CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESSES A couple from Minneapolis decided to go to Florida for a long weekend to thaw out during one particularly icy winter. Because both had jobs, they had difficulty coordinating their travel schedules, it was decided that the husband would fly to Florida on a Thursday, and his wife would follow him the next day. Upon arriving as planned, the husband checked into the hotel. There he decided to open his laptop and send his wife an email back in Minneapolis. However, he accidentally left off one letter in her address, and sent the email without realizing his error. In Houston, a widow had just returned from her husband's funeral. He was a minister of many years who had been 'called home to glory' following a heart attack. The widow checked her email, expecting messages from relatives and friends. Upon reading the first message, she shrieked, fainted, and fell to the floor. The widow's son rushed into the room, found his mother on the floor, and saw the computer screen which read: To: My Loving Wife From: Your Already Departed Husband Subject: I've Arrived! I've just arrived and have been checked in. I see that everything has been prepared for your arrival tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you then! Hope your journey is as uneventful as mine was. P.S. Sure is hot down here! _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Nicole Sciortino, 30, Vincent Licciardello, 30, Dunmore, Pennsylvania Children left alone in bad conditions while mom vacationed in Florida A Pennsylvania mother and father are charged with endangering the welfare of their two children after knowingly leaving them home alone for three days, investigators said. Nicole Sciortino and Vincent Licciardello, both 30, were arraigned Monday morning, according to WNEP. According to court papers, on Wednesday, March 7, Dunmore police responded to Sciortino's home on Monroe Avenue for a report of children who had been left alone for weeks. Licciardello lives at a different address. When officers arrived, they found a 10-year-old and an 11-year-old home by themselves. Police say the place was in deplorable condition, with food, boxes, pills and other trash on the floor. The thermostat read 58 degrees. After tracking down the mother of two, police say Sciortino first told them she wasn’t far away, but later admitted that she was in Florida. According to the document, she told investigators that the children’s father, Licciardello, was watching the kids and that she didn’t realize it was against the law to leave her two children home alone unsupervised for an extended period of time. Sciortino added that she “didn’t think it was really that bad.” During the investigation, police found that on Monday, March 5, Licciardello dropped the kids off early in the morning at their mother's home. Over the next three days, while their mother was in Florida, he would occasionally stop by to drop food off for the unsupervised children. Authorities say they believe the children were alone during their mother's vacation, but not for weeks, as the 911 caller alleged. Police say one child has missed 16 days of school this year, while the other has missed 26 days. “That hurts. I’m a mom of five kids. I couldn’t imagine leaving my kids for 10 minutes without an adult supervisor,” said Tamra Murphy. “Who’s feeding them, who’s washing their clothes, who’s making sure their homework is done? That upsets me beyond it. That hurts me.” “That’s insane to me,” said Kaylia Riley. “I mean, at the end of the day, I couldn’t even leave my dogs for three days by themselves, let alone children, especially small children. It’s just mind-blowing.” Sciortino and Licciardello were both charged Monday with endangering the welfare of children. Both were given $10,000 unsecured bail, so both walked free. Investigators said the two children are staying with family friends. Tech Support Pits From: Trish Re: Screen Saver
Dear Webby After reading an old letter it occurred to me that I don't have a 'screen saver' on. I don't know if it's best to have it on or not to, I'm sure some other readers would be interested to know. I loaded the mickey mouse one (or all of them for all I know), it did appear after whatever time I have screen saver on for but after half an hour or so the screen went black as it usually is when I leave my computer on. Is this the 'power saving thing happening' or what, I really am not sure why one should have a 'screen saver', does it 'save the screen' or what, "please explain". Think I read once that they just take up space on the computer. Not talking about the desktop picture, just screen saver and why if you put one on the thing goes black after a short while anyway. Thanks if you can answer this. Regards to you and yours, Trish Dear Trish The screensaver makes sure that you don't burn the default desktop into the screen. With today's monitors that is not so common, but I remember when I was a mobile computer tech and taking care of the government computers in the Yukon, and seeing all the 10 inch greenie monitors clearly showing the IBM DisplayWrite 4 menu, even when turned off. A moving picture prevents that from happening. The reason your monitor eventually turns off is not because it gets tired of amusing the dust bunnies, but to reduce your electricity bill. You can set the length of time it burns electricity, after you finish doing anything on it, in the power options. A monitor translates into a 300 Watt Mickey Mouse watch, just to amuse your dust bunnies while you are sleeping. Microsoft thought that was kinda silly and gave you the option to save some money. By the way, the clock screensavers are at http://beeks.eu/Screensaver.htm This screensaver can be uninstalled through the [Control Panel] [Software Add remove programs] It can be installed through accounts with limited access rights. It supports multiple monitors. It contains No Adware, No Spyware, No nags, No registration, just time. Click here to download AJScreensaver for Windows 1.5Mb Have FUN! DearWebby Isaac Horowitz was feeling ill at work, and left after lunch to go home. He walked into the house and found his wife Sarah in the arms of another man. He started to yell at the interloper, "What right have you got to be messing with my wife?" The man answered calmly, "You may as well know that I am in love with Sarah and I would like to marry her. I understand you're a gambler. Why don't you be a good sport and sit down and play a game of gin rummy with me? If I lose, I'll never see her again; if you lose, you must agree to divorce her.... Okay?" "Okay," replied Horowitz, "but just to make it a little more interesting, why don't we play for a dollar a point?"
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A man lay sprawled across three entire seats in a theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the man, ''Sorry, sir, but you're only allowed one seat.'' The man groaned but didn't budge. The usher became impatient. ''Sir,'' the usher said, ''if you don't get up from there I'm going to have to call the manager.'' Again, the man just groaned, which infuriated the usher who turned and marched briskly back up the aisle in search of his manager. In a few moments, both the usher and the manager returned and stood over the man. Together the two of them tried repeatedly to move him, but with no success. Finally, they summoned the police. The cop surveyed the situation briefly. ''All right buddy, what's your name?'' ''Sam,'' the man moaned. ''Where ya from, Sam?'' the cop asked. ''The balcony.''
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Thanks to Rheta for sending this poem: When I was very little, All the Grandmas that I knew All walked around this world, In ugly grandma shoes. You know the ones I speak of, Those black clunky heeled kind, They just looked so very awful That it weighed upon my mind, For I knew, when I grew old, I'd have to wear those shoes, I'd think of that, from time to time It seemed like such bad news. I never was a rebel, I wore saddle shoes to school. And next came ballerinas Then the sandals, pretty cool. And then came spikes with pointed toes, Then platforms, very tall, As each new fashion came I wore them, one and all. But always, in the distance, Looming in my future, there, Was that awful pair of ugly shoes, The kind that Grandmas wear. I eventually got married And then I became a Mom. Our kids grew up and left, And then their children came along. I knew I was a Grandma And the time was drawing near, When those clunky, black, old lace up shoes Was what I'd have to wear. How would I do my gardening? Or take my morning hike? I couldn't even think about How I would ride my bike! But fashions kept evolving, And one day I realized That the shape of things to come Was changing, right before my eyes. And now, when I go shopping What I see, fills me with glee. For, in my jeans and Reeboks I'm as comfy as can be. And I look at all these teenage girls And there, upon their feet Are clunky, black, old Grandma shoes, And they really think they're neat. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Shop for Gifts at the Dollar Store This year when gift shopping, consider buying gifts as well as decorative items from your local dollar store. I went into our dollar store yesterday and was very pleasantly surprised at the amount of decorative items as well as gift items available - and at such a reasonable price! By Robin Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Rose for this story: I was taking a shower when my 2-year-old son came into the bathroom and wrapped himself in toilet paper. Although he made a mess, he looked adorable, so I ran for my camera and took a few shots. They came out so well that I had copies made and included one with each of our Christmas cards. Days later, a relative called about the picture, laughing hysterically and suggesting I take a closer look. Puzzled, I stared at the photo and was shocked to discover that in addition to my son, I had captured my reflection in the mirror--- wearing nothing but a camera!
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Today, March 26 in
1026 Conrad II was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope John XIX. 

1799 Napoleon captured Jaffa Palestine. 

1793 The Holy Roman Emperor formally declared war on France. 

1804 The U.S. Congress ordered the removal of Indians east of the
Mississippi to Louisiana. 

1854 Charles III, duke of Parma, was attacked by an assassin. He
died the next day. 

1871 The Paris Commune was formally set up. 

1885 Eastman Kodak (Eastman Dry Plate and Film Co.) produced the
first commercial motion picture film in Rochester, NY.

1898 In South Africa, the world's first game reserve, the Sabi
Game reserve, was designated. 

1909 Russian troops invaded Persia to support Muhammad Ali as shah
in place of the constitutional government. 

1910 The U.S. Congress passed an amendment to the 1907 Immigration
Act that barred criminals, paupers, anarchists and carriers of
disease from settling in the U.S. 

1913 During the Balkan War, the Bulgarians took Adrianople. 

1917 At the start of the battle of Gaza, the British cavalry
withdrew when 17,000 Turks blocked their advance. 

1937 Spinach growers in Crystal City, TX, erected a statue of
Popeye. 

1938 Herman Goering warned all Jews to leave Austria. 

1942 The Germans began sending Jews to Auschwitz in Poland. 

1945 The battle of Iwo Jima ended. 

1945 In the Aleutians, the battle of Komandorski began when the
Japanese attempted to reinforce a garrison at Kiska and were
intercepted by a U.S. naval force. 

1953 Dr. Jonas Salk announced a new vaccine that would prevent
poliomyelitis. 

1958 The U.S. Army launched America's third successful satellite,
Explorer III. 

1969 The TV movie "Marcus Welby" was seen on ABC-TV. It was later
turned into a series. 

1971 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared East Pakistan to be the
independent republic of Bangladesh. 

1971 "Cannon" premiered on CBS-TV as a movie. It was turned into a
series later in the year. 

1973 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat took over the premiership and
said "the stage of total confrontation (with Israel) has become
inevitable." 

1979 The Camp David treaty was signed by Israel and Egypt that
ended the 31-year state of war between the countries. 

1983 The U.S. performed a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site. 

1989 The first free elections took place in the Soviet Union.
Boris Yeltsin was elected. 

1991 The presidents of Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay
signed an agreement that established the Southern Cone Common
Market, a free-trade zone, by January 1, 1995. 

1992 In Indianapolis, heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was
found guilty of rape. He was sentenced to 6 years in prison. He
only served three. 

1995 Seven of the 15 European Union states abolished border
controls. The other 8 thought ikt was a dumb idea.

1996 The International Monetary Fund approved a $10.2 billion loan
for Russia to help the country transform its economy. 

1997 The 39 bodies of Heaven's Gate members are found in a mansion
in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. The group had committed suicide thinking
that they would be picked up by a spaceship following behind the
comet Hale-Bopp. 

1998 In the U.S., the Federal government endorses new HIV test
that yields instant results. 

1998 Unisys Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp. pay a $3.15 million
fine for selling spare parts at inflated prices to the U.S.
federal government. 

1999 The macro virus "Melissa" was reported for the first time. 

1999 In Michigan, Dr. Jack Kevorkian was convicted of second-
degree murder for giving a terminally ill man a lethal injection
and putting it all on videotape on September 17, 1998 for "60
Minutes." 

2000 The Seattle Kingdome was imploded to make room for a new
football arena. 

2000 In Russia, acting President Vladimir Putin was elected
president outright. He won a sufficient number of votes to avoid a
runoff election. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Thursday, March 22

Today I have to go to Calgary for injections into my eyeballs.
No fun for me. 
You get a vacation on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman arrested for DUI,
again, said she 'knows the game'
Bonehead
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Today, March 22 in
1733 Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water (seltzer).
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______________________________________________________ Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world. --- Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860) A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. --- Joseph Stalin (1879 - 1953) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Peter decided to go skiing with his buddy, Bob. They loaded up Peter's station wagon and headed north. After driving for a few hours, they got caught in a terrible blizzard. They pulled into a nearby farm house and asked the attractive lady of the house if they could spend the night. "I'm recently widowed," she explained, "and I'm afraid the neighbors will talk if I let you stay in my house." "Not to worry," Peter said, "we'll be happy to sleep in the barn." Nine months later, Peter got a letter from the widow's attorney. He then went up to visit his friend Bob and said, "Bob, do you remember that good-looking widow at the farm we stayed at?" "Yes, I do." "Did you happen to get up in the middle of the night, go up to the house and have sex with her?" "Yes, I have to admit that I did." "Did you happen to use my name instead of telling her your name?" Bob's face turned red and he said, "Yeah, I'm afraid I did." "Well, thanks! She just died and left me everything!" ______________________________________________________ After a two-week criminal trial in a very high profile bank robbery case, the judge turns to the jury foreman and asks, "Has the jury reached a verdict in this case?" "Yes, we have, your honor," the foreman responded. "Would you please pass it to me," the judge declared, as he motioned for the bailiff to retrieve the verdict slip from the foreman and deliver it to him. After the judge reads the verdict himself, he delivers the verdict slip back to his bailiff to be returned to the foreman and instructs the foreman, "Please read your verdict to the court." "We find the defendant Not Guilty of all four counts of bank robbery," stated the foreman. The family and friends of the defendant jump for joy at the verdict and hug each other as they shout expressions of divine gratitude. The man's attorney turns to his client and asks, "So, what do you think about that?" The defendant, with a bewildered look on his face turns to his attorney and says, "I'm real confused here. Does this mean that I have to give all the money back, or do I have to do it again?" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Frederick II, the eighteenth-century king of Prussia, fancied himself an enlightened monarch, and in some respects he was. On one occasion he is supposed to have interested himself in conditions in the Berlin prison and was escorted through it so that he might speak to the prisoners. One after the other, the prisoners fell to their knees before him, bewailing their lot and, predictably, protesting their utter innocence of all charges that had been brought against them. Only one prisoner remained silent, and finally Frederick's curiosity was aroused. "You," he called. "You there." The prisoner looked up. "Yes, Your Majesty?" "Why are you here?" "Armed robbery, Your Majesty." "And are you guilty?" "Entirely guilty, Your Majesty. I deserve my punishment." At this Frederick rapped his cane sharply on the ground and said, "Warden, release this guilty wretch at once. I will not have him here in jail where by example he will corrupt all the splendid innocent people who occupy it." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Lacie Faye Schuman, 32, Jacksonville, Florida Florida woman arrested for DUI, again, said she 'knows the game' A woman has been arrested for driving under the influence with a unrestrained toddler in the vehicle, according to a St. Johns County Sheriff's Office police report. On Sunday at approximately 2:14 a.m., an officer came across Lacie Faye Schuman, 32, driving recklessly on Cypress Links Boulevard. St. Johns County police conducted a traffic stop and noticed a strong odor alcohol coming from the vehicle and found a 2-year-old boy inside.The toddler was not properly restrained, according to the report. Schuman's eyes were described as bloodshot and watery. She refused to perform a sobriety test or give a breath sample, stating "she knows the game." Schuman was arrested and charged with child neglect, DUI, and driving as a habitual offender. She has been arre3stedfor DUI a few times before. Tech Support Pits From: Beverly Re: Mail Size Restrictions
Dear Webby the size of each email that we can receive and now I am having trouble receiving any email with pictures. I wondered if you can give me a referral to Gmail? The Service Tech from my ISP said he thought you could receive any size email through it, and I have read several times in the Humor Letter where you speak pretty highly of it. I went to Google and read about it and really would like to try it. I hope you can help me. Thanks! Beverly M Dear Beverly You don't need referals anymore. Just go to http://gmail.com Yes, with gmail there are no kindergarten limits. Just take your time to customize it to your liking, and you'll be quite happy with it. You can even use it with regular POP programs like Eudora or Outlook, not just with it's web interface. Have FUN! DearWebby An Irishman walks into a bar and says "Bartender, one round for everyone, on me!" The bartender says, "Well, Murph, seems you're in a really good mood tonight, hm?" Murphy says, "Oh, you can bet on it! I just got hired by the city to go around and remove all the money from parking meters. I start on Monday!" The bartender congratulates the man and proceeds to pour the round. Monday evening arrives. Murphy comes back into the bar and says "Bartender, TWO rounds for everyone, on me!" The bartender says, "Well now! If you're so happy just over having this new job, I can just imagine how happy you'll be when you get your paycheck!" Murphy looks at the bartender with a wondrous look on his face, pulls out a handful of quarters from his pocket, and says "You mean they'll PAY me on top of it?"
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It was 6 p.m., and I was about to leave the coin laundry where I was employed. My boss called me over and asked if I would mind dropping off someone's laundry on my way home. "It's for my cousin," she apologized, "who's eight months pregnant and can't get out much anymore." I cheerfully agreed and, driving to the address, knocked at the door. A little girl, the sister-to-be, answered. "Hi, there," I said with a big smile. "Is your mommy home?" Holding up the white bundle of clothes, I explained, "I have a delivery for her." The child's mouth dropped, and her eyes went wide. "Mom!" she shrieked, "come quick! It's the stork!"
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Cajun math A Missouri farmer passed away and left 17 mules to his three sons. The instructions left in the will said that the oldest boy was to get one-half, the second oldest one-third, and the youngest one-ninth. The three sons, recognizing the difficulty of dividing 17 mules into these fractions, began to argue. Their uncle heard about the argument, hitched up his mule and drove out to settle the matter. He added his mule to the 17, making 18. The oldest therefore got one-half, or nine, the second oldest got one-third, or six, and the youngest son got one-ninth, or two. Adding up 9, 6 and 2 equals 17. The uncle, having settled the argument, hitched up his mule and drove home. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Homemade Jigsaw Puzzle Make a personalized homemade jigsaw puzzle by gluing a photograph to a piece of 1/4 inch plywood. If you have a color ink jet printer you can print the photo yourself. Then use a jigsaw to cut your puzzle pieces. Glue a copy of the same picture to the lid of a cigar box and wrap the box for a great gift. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Even easier and much faster is taking an old jigsaw puzzle and gluing a new picture on it. Then cut the pieces apart with a knive or even a pen. Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Father: (at hospital looking through glass at newly arrived babies) "Kitchy kitchy koo. Look, she smiled! Isn't she adorable?" Friend: "But your kid didn't smile." Father: "I was talking about the nurse!"
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1457 Gutenberg Bible became the first bible printed with moveable
type. 

1622 Indians attacked a group of colonists in the James River area
of Virginia. 347 residents were killed. 

1630 The first legislation to prohibit gambling was enacted. It
was in Boston, MA. 

1638 Anne Hutchinsoon, a religious dissident, was expelled from
the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1719 Frederick William abolished serfdom on crown property in
Prussia. 

1733 Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water (seltzer). 

1765 The Stamp Act was passed. It was the first direct British tax
on the American colonists. It was repealed on March 17, 1766. 

1794 The U.S. Congress banned U.S. vessels from supplying slaves
to other countries. 

1841 Englishman Orlando Jones patented cornstarch. 

1872 Illinois became the first state to require sexual equality in
employment. 

1873 Slavery was abolished in Puerto Rico. 

1882 The U.S. Congress outlawed polygamy. 

1894 The first playoff competition for the Stanley Cup began.
Montreal played Ottawa. 

1895 Auguste and Louis Lumiere showed their first movie to an
invited audience in Paris. 

1901 Japan proclaimed that it was determined to keep Russia from
encroaching on Korea. 

1902 Great Britain and Persia agreed to link Europe and India by
telegraph. 

1903 Niagara Falls ran out of water due to a drought. 

1903 In Columbia, the region near Galera De Zamba was devastated
by a volcanic eruption. 

1904 The first color photograph was published in the London Daily
Illustrated Mirror. 

1905 Child miners in Britain received a maximum 8-hour workday. 

1906 France lost the first ever rugby game ever played against
Britain. 

1907 Russians troops completed the evacuation of Manchuria in the
face of advancing Japanese forces. 

1907 In Paris, it was reported that male cab drivers dressed as
women to attract riders. 

1910 In Liberia, a telegraph cable linked Tenerife and Monrovia. 

1915 A German zeppelin made a night raid on Paris railway
stations. 

1919 The first international airline service was inaugurated on a
weekly schedule between Paris and Brussels. 

1933 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill legalizing
the sale and possession of beer and wine containing up to 3.2%
alcohol. 

1934 The first Masters golf championship began in Augusta, GA. 

1935 In New York, blood tests were authorized as evidence in court
cases. 

1935 Persia was renamed Iran. 

1941 The Grand Coulee Dam in Washington began operations. 

1943 The Dutch workweek was extended to 54 hours. 

1943 Obligatory work for woman ends in Belgium. 

1945 The Arab League was formed with the adoption of a charter in
Cairo, Egypt. 

1946 The first U.S. built rocket to leave the earth's atmosphere
reached a height of 50-miles. It was a modifioed captured German
V2.

1948 The United States announced a land reform plan for Korea. 

1954 The first US shopping mall opened in Southfield, Michigan. 

1954 The London gold market reopened for the first time since
1939. 

1960 A.L. Schawlow & C.H. Townes obtained a patent for the laser.
It was the first patent for any laser. 

1965 U.S. confirmed that its troops used chemical warfare against
the Vietcong. 

1974 The Viet Cong proposed a new truce with the U.S. and South
Vietnam. The truce included general elections. 

1977 Indira Ghandi resigned as the prime minister of India. 

1978 Karl Wallenda, of the Flying Wallendas, fell to his death
while walking a cable strung between two hotels in San Juan,
Puerto Rico. 

1982 The Space Shuttle Columbia was launched into orbit on mission
STS-3. It was the third orbital flight for the Columbia. 

1987 A barge loaded with 32,000 tons of refuse left Islip, NY, to
find a place to unload. After being refused by several states and
three countries space was found back in Islip. 

1990 A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, found Captain Hazelwood not
guilty in the Valdez oil spill. 

1991 Pamela Smart, a high school teacher, was found guilty in New
Hampshire of manipulating her student-lover to kill her husband. 

1992 A Fokker F-28 veered off a runway at New York's LaGuardia
airport and into Flushing Bay, killing 27 people. 

1993 Intel introduced the Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60
MHz-100+ MIPS. 

1995 Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov returned to Earth after
setting a record for 438 days in space. 

1997 Tara Lipinski, at 14 years and 10 months, became the youngest
women's world figure skating champion. 

2002 A collection of letters and cards sent by Princess Diana of
Wales sold for $33,000. The letters and cards were written to a
former housekeeper at Diana's teenage home.

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Wednesday, March 21

Tomorrow I have to go to Calgary for injections into my eyeballs.
No fun for me. 
You get a vacation on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Monday issue will be in your mail again.


Saw a headline today:
"Clinton: White Women Voted for Trump 
Because Their Husbands Told Them To"

What UFO did SHE get tossed off?
She sure does not know anything about American women!
American women traditionally vote the opposite of what they think
their husbands might vote, to cancel and negate his vote. No
reason, it's just tradition. Even I know that!

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Decades-Old Rapes Solved After Man 
Pees on Neighbor's Plant
Bonehead
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Today, March 21 in
1556 Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury, was burned 
at the stake at Oxford after retracting the last of seven
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_____________________________________________________ A young man asked a rich old man how he made his money. The old guy fingered his worsted wool vest and said this: "Well, son, it was 1932. The depth of the Great Depression. I was down to my last nickel. I invested that nickel in an apple. I spent the entire day polishing the apple and, at the end of the day, I sold the apple for ten cents. The next morning, I invested those ten cents in two apples. I spent the entire day polishing them and sold them at 5:00 PM for 20 cents. I continued this system for a month, by the end of which I'd accumulated a fortune of $1.37. Then my wife's father died and left us two million dollars." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Eric McKenna, 60, in jail in England Decades-Old Rapes Solved After Man Pees on Neighbor's Plant A man who raped two women at knifepoint in Britain avoided capture for over 30 years. Then he peed on his neighbor's potted plant. The BBC reports a 21-year-old woman was raped by a man while walking alone in 1983. An 18-year-old woman was raped in a similar situation five years later. The cases remained unsolved and unconnected until 60-year-old Eric McKenna was arrested in 2016 after getting in a dispute with his neighbor that culminated in him urinating in one of her potted plants, according to the Press Association. McKenna was given a warning for harassment and a DNA sample was taken. It was an exact match for samples recovered following both rapes. McKenna was arrested and charged with the rapes last year, Chronicle Live reports. He was sentenced to prison on Friday. "McKenna thought he had got away with his crimes, but a neighborly dispute and a moment of stupidity has landed him in prison for 23 years," Metro quotes Detective Constable Mick Wilson as saying. Wilson says McKenna has "failed to show a glimmer of remorse" for his crimes. As for the neighbor whose plant got peed on, she tells Chronicle Live: “I felt physically sick when I found out what he’d done ... I’m so glad I reported him and these women have got justice." Tech Support Pits From: Amber Rose Re: Cause of missed letters
Dear Webby I keep wondering what the problem is that some people have with getting your newsletter through AOL. I don't have any problem whatsoever, and I have AOL. Could the difference be that they do not have your e-mail address in their Address Book? AOL kept putting it into my Address Book whenever I received a newsletter. I kept deleting it because it was not one of my personal friends that I contact frequently. I was keeping my Address Book just for them. When I realized your newsletters were going into my Spam box, I finally realized. Now you are prominent in my Address Book along with my other friends, and I do believe you are a friend also. Your newsletter is the very best I have ever received. AmberRose Dear AmberRose You are 100% right. Nowadays AOL has become quite reliable, much better than for example Yahoo, and when the sender address is in the address book, the mail now always gets through. Have FUN! DearWebby Six year old Angie and her four year old brother Joel were sitting together in church. Joel giggled, sang, and talked out loud. Finally, his big sister had had enough. "You're not supposed to talk out loud in church," she hissed at Joel. "Why? Who's going to stop me?" Joel shot back. Angie pointed to the back of the church and said, "See those two big men standing by the door?" Joel nodded. "They're hushers."
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One day, Uncle Joe got fired from his construction job. His nephew asked him what happened. "You know what a foreman is?" he asked. "The one who stands around and watches the other men work?" "What's that got to do with it?" he asked. "Well, he just got jealous of me," Uncle Joe explained. "Everyone thought I was the foreman."
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Two men sitting side by side in a 747 plane started to talk. One explained he had never flown before. They left the airport in New York City headed for Los Angeles. They landed in Chicago, whereupon a little red truck pulled up and refueled the plane. They again landed to refuel at Denver. The little red truck pulled up to the plane and refueled it. As they were about to land at their destination the veteran flier pointed out to the novice what great time they had made. The novice said, " Yes we made good time, but that little red wagon wasn't doing bad either." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Yarn as Ribbon Yarn is relatively inexpensive and makes attractive ribbon for gifts. Use multiple strands in colors that complement your wrapping paper for a fancy look. Make some loops of yarn and tie tightly in the middle of the loops. Leave in loops or cut the loop ends and make a pom pom for the top. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A man appears before a judge one day, asking for a divorce. The judge quietly reviews some papers and then says, "Please tell me why you are seeking a divorce." "Because," the man says, "I live in a two-story house." The Judge replies, "What kind of a reason is that? What is the big deal about a two-story house?" The man answers, "Well Judge, one story is....... 'I have a headache' and the other story is 'It's that time of the month.'"
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1349 3,000 Jews were killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany.


1556 Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury, was burned at
the stake at Oxford after retracting the last of seven
recantations that same day. 

1788 Almost the entire city of New Orleans, LA, was destroyed by
fire. 856 buildings were destroyed. 

1804 The French civil code, the Code Napoleon, was adopted. 

1824 A fire at a Cairo ammunitions dump killed 4,000 horses. 

1835 Charles Darwin & Mariano Gonzales met at Portillo Pass. 

1851 Emperor Tu Duc ordered that Christian priests be put to
death. 

1851 Yosemite Valley was discovered in California. 

1857 An earthquake hit Tokyo killing about 107,000. 

1858 British forces in India lift the siege of Lucknow, ending the
Indian Mutiny. 

1871 Journalist Henry M Stanley began his famous expedition to
Africa. 

1902 In New York, three Park Avenue mansions were destroyed when a
subway tunnel roof caved in. 

1907 The U.S. Marines landed in Honduras to protect American
interests in the war with Nicaragua. 

1908 A passenger was carried in a bi-plane for the first time by
Henri Farman of France. 

1909 Russia withdrew its support for Serbia and recognized the
Austrian annexation of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Serbia accepted
Austrian control over Bosnia-Herzegovina on March 31, 1909. 

1910 The U.S. Senate granted ex-President Teddy Roosevelt a yearly
pension of $10,000. 

1918 During World War I, the Germans launched the Somme Offensive.

1925 The state of Tennessee enacted the Butler Act. It was a law
that made it a crime for a teacher in any state-supported public
school to teach any theory that was in contradiction to the
Bible's account of man's creation. 

1928 U.S. President Calvin Coolidge gave the Congressional Medal
of Honor to Charles Lindbergh for his first trans-Atlantic flight.


1934 A fire destroyed Hakodate, Japan, killing about 1,500. 

1935 Incubator ambulance service began in Chicago, IL. 

1941 The last Italian post in East Libya, North Africa, fell to
the British. 

1945 During World War II, Allied bombers began four days of raids
over Germany. 

1946 The United Nations set up a temporary headquarters at Hunter
College in New York City. 

1960 About 70 people were killed in Sharpeville, South Africa,
when police fired upon demonstrators. 

1963 Alcatraz Island, the federal penitentiary in San Francisco
Bay, CA, closed. 

1965 The U.S. launched Ranger 9. It was the last in a series of
unmanned lunar explorations. 

1965 More than 3,000 civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev.
Martin Luther King Jr. began a march from Selma to Montgomery, AL.


1966 In New York, demolition work began to clear thirteen square
blocks for the construction of the original World Trade Center. 

1971 Two U.S. platoons in Vietnam refused their orders to advance.


1972 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states could not require
one year of residency for voting eligibility. 

1980 U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced to the U.S. Olympic
Team that they would not participate in the 1980 Summer Games in
Moscow as a boycott against Soviet intervention in Afghanistan. 

1982 The United States, U.K. and other Western countries condemned
the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan. 

1984 A Soviet submarine crashed into the USS Kitty Hawk off the
coast of Japan. 

1985 Larry Flynt offered to sell his pornography empire for $26
million or "Hustler" magazine alone for $18 million. 

1985 Police in Langa, South Africa, opened fire on blacks marching
to mark the 25th anniversary of the Sharpeville shootings. At
least 21 demonstrators were killed. 

1989 Randall Dale Adams was released from a Texas prison after his
conviction was overturned. The documentary "The Thin Blue Line"
had challenged evidence of Adams' conviction for killing a police
officer. 

1990 Australian businessman Alan Bond sold Van Gogh's "Irises" to
the Gerry Museum. Bond had purchased the painting for $53.9
million in 1987. 

1990 Namibia became independent of South Africa. 

1991 27 people were lost at sea when two U.S. Navy anti-submarine
planes collided. 

1991 The U.N. Security Council lifted the food embargo against
Iraq. 

1994 Dudley Moore was arrested for hitting his girlfriend. 

1994 Steven Spielberg won his first Oscars. They were for best
picture and best director for "Schindler's List." 

1994 Wayne Gretzky tied Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals. 

1994 Bill Gates of Microsoft and Craig McCaw of McCaw Cellular
Communications announced a $9 billion plan that would send 840
satellites into orbit to relay information around the globe. 

1995 Tokyo police raided the headquarters of Aum Shinrikyo in
search of evidence to link the cult to the Sarin gas released on
five Tokyo subway trains. 

1999 Israel's Supreme Court rejected the final effort to have
American Samuel Sheinbein returned to the U.S. to face murder
charges for killing Alfred Tello, Jr. Under a plea bargain
Sheinbein was sentenced to 24 years in prison. 

2001 Nintendo released Game Boy Advance. 

2002 In Pakistan, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was charged with murder
for his role in the kidnapping of Wall Street Journal reporter
Daniel Pear. Three other Islamic militants that were in custody
were also charged along with seven more accomplices that were
still at large. 

2002 In Paris, an 1825 print by French inventor Joseph Nicephore
Niepce was sold for $443,220. The print, of a man leading a horse,
was the earliest recorded image taken by photographic means. 

2016 It was reported that the Kepler space telescope had captured
the visible light of a "shock breakout" when the star KSN 2011a
exploded. It was the first time an exploding star's brilliant
flash shockwave had been captured. 

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Today is Tuesday, March 20
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Todays Bonehead Award:
CA burglar stops to watch adult movie, 
gets beat up and held for cops.
Bonehead
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Today, March 20 in
1792 In Paris, the Legislative Assembly approved the use of the
guillotine. 

1854 The Republican Party was organized in Ripon, WI. About 50
slavery opponents began the new political group. 
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______________________________________________________ Literature is news that stays news. --- Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ One day down by a river, a Baptist preacher had just baptized a young lady. A few minutes later, a drunk, non-religious man walked by the river. The preacher said to him, "Are you ready to find Jesus?" The drunk replied: "Schure, I'll give it a try!" The preacher got him in the water, dipped him in and then raised him back up. He said, "Have you found Jesus?" The drunk said no. The preacher again dipped him in and raised him back up. The preacher said, "Have you found Jesus?" The drunk again said no. The preacher dipped him and raised him up for a third time. He said, "Have you found Jesus?" The drunk said, "Are you schure thisch isch where he fell in?" ______________________________________________________ At one of the last all girl schools in Dallas years ago, the instructor in a "Charm Course" was urging her students to give their escorts every chance to be gallant. "Remain seated in the truck until he has had time to step around and open the door for you." she said. Then, returning to reality, she added, "But... if the big, dumb galoot is in the restaurant flirting at the waitress -- don't wait any longer." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ © Kenneth G. Libbrecht This is a real snow crystal: a single crystal of ice, in which the water molecules are all lined up in a regular crystalline lattice from tip to tip. You can see that the sidebranches are parallel to their neighboring main branches; this indicates the presence of crystal symmetry. If you are interested in snow crystals, go to http://www.snowcrystals.com/ Personally, I am ready for flowers. Due to lack of gullible warming, we still have lots of snow. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Three men died and went to heaven. St. Peter met them at the pearly gates and told the men that they would would each receive a car to drive. The only draw back was that they did not get to pick out the car they wanted, it was determined on how well they behaved on earth. St. Peter asked the first guy if he had ever cheated on his wife and he said, "Yes, I'm afraid I did one time." St. Peter told him that he would get a mid-size car to drive in heaven since he had cheated on his wife. St.Peter asked the second guy if he had cheated on his wife. "Yes, I'm afraid that I did twice during the time we were married," replied the second man.St. Peter told him that he would receive a compact car to drive in heaven. The third man was asked the same question and he replied, "No I am happy to report that I was happily married and never cheated on my wife!" St. Peter congratulated him and gave him a luxury car to drive in heaven. One day the first two men saw the man in the luxury car crying at a stop light and asked him why he was crying. After all he had gotten a luxury car. He replied, "I just saw my wife go by, and she was on ONE roller skate!" _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Alan Estrada, 28, Los Angeles, California CA burglar stops to watch adult movie, gets beat up and held for cops. A male thief who broke into a Los Angeles home business stopped to watch porn, security footage has shown. The robber also took some time out to smoke and charge his phone. Store owners Lisa and Steve Mirizzi told KTLA he appeared to have snuck into the vent on Monday night. The couple first noticed the man, identified as 28-year-old Alan Estrada, roaming around their apartment at night before confronting him. Lisa described walking downstairs to make some tea only to find Estrada watching porn on the computer and masturbating. Screaming when she saw him, her son and husband then ran down stairs and chased the intruder. Estrada originally tried to escape through one door only to find it was padlocked and when he dashed for another one, son Giovanni got a hold of him. After he 'decked him, picked him up and body-slammed him' police were called to the scene and arrested Estrada. The intruder is said to have taken cash and credit cards from the shop, according to police. The stolen goods have since been returned. Tech Support Pits From: Hilary Re: Locked files
Dear Webby I have a new computer and the files from the old computer have been copied over but I cannot open them - you have just made a suggestion about that one. However I keep getting messages from Yahoo Broadband to say it has a problem with Microsoft and to tell Microsoft about it!! Best wishes from England, it is still mild over here. Hilary Dear Hilary Right-click c:\ (Local Drive) in the File Explorer and take the checkmark off the READ ONLY option. It's -20 here right now and the Ice-Age freaks lord it over the Global Warming freaks. Have FU!N DearWebby Two elderly men were eating breakfast in a restaurant one morning. Ed noticed something funny about Joe's ear. He said, "Joe did you know you've got a suppository in your left ear?" "I have? A suppository?" He pulled it out and stared at it. Then he said: "Ed, I'm glad you saw this thing. Now I think I know where my hearing aid is."
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This guy was walking on the beach and found what looked like a genie bottle so he rubbed it and sure enough out came a genie. The genie said "I will grant you three wishes." The man thought for a while and said, "O.K. for my first wish I want a Red Lambourgini." and poof there on the beach was a brand new red Lambourgini. "for my second wish I want 3 milloin dollars." and poof three million dollars apeared on the seat in the Lambourgini. He said "Now for my third wish make me irresistable to women." and poof, the genie turned him into a box of chocolates.
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A woman was complaining to the neighbour that her husband always came home late, no matter how she tried to stop him. "Take my advice," said the neighbour, "and do what I did. "Once my husband came home at three o'clock in the morning, and from my bed, I called out, 'Is that you, Jim ?' And that cured him." "Cured him!" asked the woman, "but how ?" The neighbour said, "You see, his name is Allan." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Saucer Decoupage Picture Frame If you any have saucers without a cup, you can cut a family picture to fit in the center of the saucer. Glue the picture to the saucer and decorate around the picture. Let it dry and then give it a coating of decoupage. Let that dry and apply a second coating. Slip it in a decoupage box, decorated by you, and add a pretty bow. - Gladys Hill Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A business associate of mine decided it was time to shed some excess pounds. He took his new diet seriously, even changing his driving route to avoid his favorite bakery. One morning, however, he arrived at work carrying a gigantic coffeecake. We all scolded him, but his smile remained cherubic. "This is a very special coffeecake," he explained. "I accidentally drove by the bakery this morning and there in the window were a host of goodies. I felt this was no accident, so I prayed, `Lord, if you want me to have one of those delicious coffeecakes, let me have a parking place directly in front of the bakery.' "And sure enough," he continued, "the eighth time around the block, there it was!"
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Today, March 20 in
0141 The 6th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet took
place. 

1413 Henry V took the throne of England upon the death of his
father Henry IV. 

1525 Paris' parliament began its pursuit of Protestants. 

1616 Walter Raleigh was released from Tower of London to seek gold
in Guyana. 

1627 France & Spain signed an accord for fighting Protestantism. 

1739 In India, Nadir Shah of Persia occupied Delhi and took
possession of the Peacock throne. 

1760 The great fire of Boston destroyed 349 buildings. 

1792 In Paris, the Legislative Assembly approved the use of the
guillotine. 

1800 French army defeated the Turks at Helipolis, Turkey, and
advanced into Cairo. 

1815 Napoleon Bonaparte entered Paris after his escape from Elba
and began his "Hundred Days" rule. 

1816 The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed its right to review state
court decisions. 

1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe’s book "Uncle Tom’s Cabin," subtitled
"Life Among the Lowly," was first published. 

1854 The Republican Party was organized in Ripon, WI. About 50
slavery opponents began the new political group. 

1865 A plan by John Wilkes Booth to abduct U.S. President Abraham
Lincoln was ruined when Lincoln changed his plans and did not
appear at the Soldier’s Home near Washington, DC. 

1868 Jesse James Gang robbed a bank in Russelville, KY, of
$14,000. 

1885 John Matzeliger of Suriname patented the shoe lacing machine.

1886 The first AC power plant in the U.S. began commercial
operation. 

1891 The first computing scale company was incorporated in Dayton,
OH. 

1896 U.S. Marines landed in Nicaragua to protect U.S. citizens in
the wake of a revolution. 

1897 The first U.S. orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary was
incorporated in New York. 

1897 The first intercollegiate basketball game that used five
players per team was held. The contest was Yale versus
Pennsylvania. Yale won by a score of 32-10. 

1899 At Sing Sing prison, Martha M. Place became the first woman
to be executed in the electric chair. She was put to death for the
murder of her stepdaughter. 

1900 It was announced that European powers had agreed to keep
China's doors open to trade. 

1902 France and Russia acknowledged the Anglo-Japanese alliance.
They also asserted their right to protect their interests in China
and Korea. 

1906 In Russia, army officers mutiny at Sevastopol. 

1911 The National Squash Tennis Association was formed in New York
City. 

1914 The first international figure skating championship was held
in New Haven, CT. 

1915 The French called off the Champagne offensive on the Western
Front. 

1918 The Bolsheviks of the Soviet Union asked for American aid to
rebuild their army. 

1922 U.S. President Warren G. Harding ordered U.S. troops back
from the Rhineland. 

1922 The USS Langley was commissioned. It was the first aircraft
carrier for the U.S. Navy. 

1932 The German dirigible, Graf Zepplin, made the first flight to
South America on regular schedule. 

1933 The first German concentration camp was completed at Dachau. 

1934 Rudolf Kuhnold gave a demonstration of radar in Kiel Germany.


1940 The British Royal Air Force conducted an all-night air raid
on the Nazi airbase at Sylt, Germany. 

1943 The Allies attacked Field Marshall Erwin Rommel's forces on
the Mareth Line in North Africa. 

1947 A blue whale weighing 180-metric tons was caught in the South
Atlantic. 

1952 The U.S. Senate ratified a peace treaty with Japan. 

1956 Mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (USSR) exploded. 

1956 Tunisia gained independence from France. 

1964 The ESRO (European Space Research Organization) was
established. 

1969 U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy called on the U.S. to close all
bases in Taiwan, a really dumb move. 

1976 Patricia Hearst was convicted of armed robbery for her role
in the hold up of a San Francisco Bank. 

1980 The U.S. made an appeal to the International Court concerning
the American Hostages in Iran. 

1981 Argentine ex-president Isabel Peron was sentenced to eight
years in a convent. 

1982 U.S. scientists' returned from Antarctica with the first land
mammal fossils found there. 

1984 The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment to permit spoken prayer
in public schools. 

1985 For the first time in its 99-year history, Avon
representatives received a salary. Up to that time they had been
paid solely on commissions. 

1985 Libby Riddles won the 1,135-mile Anchorage-to-Nome dog race
becoming the first woman to win the Iditarod. 

1989 In Belfast, two policemen were killed. The IRA claimed
responsibility. 

1990 Namibia became an independent nation ending 75 years of South
African rule. 

1990 Imelda Marcos, widow of ex-Philippines dictator Ferdinand
Marcos, went on trial for racketeering, embezzlement and bribery. 

1990 In Rumania, tanks were sent to the town of Tirgu Mures to
quell ethnic riots. 

1991 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that employers could
not exclude women from jobs where exposure to toxic chemicals
could potentially damage a fetus. 

1991 The U.S. forgave $2 billion in loans to Poland. 

1992 Janice Pennington was awarded $1.3 million for accident on
the set of the "Price is Right" TV show. 

1993 Russian President Boris Yeltsin declared emergency rule. He
set a referendum on whether the people trusted him or the hard-
line Congress to govern. 

1993 An Irish Republican Army bomb was detonated in Warrington,
England. A 3-year-old boy and a 12-year-old boy were killed. 

1995 About 35,000 Turkish troops crossed the northern border of
Iraq in pursuit of the separatist rebels of the Kurdistan Workers
Party (PKK). 

1995 In Tokyo, 12 people were killed and more than 5,500 others
were sickened when packages containing the nerve gas Sarin was
released on five separate subway trains. The terrorists belonged
to a doomsday cult in Japan. 

1996 The U.K. announced that humans could catch CJD (Mad Cow
Disease). 

1997 Liggett Group, the maker of Chesterfield cigarettes, settled
22 state lawsuits by admitting the industry marketed cigarettes to
teenagers and agreed to warn on every pack that smoking is
addictive. 

1998 India's new Hindu nationalist-led government pledges to
"exercise the option to induct nuclear weapons." 

1999 Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones became the first men to
circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon. The non-stop trip
began on March 3 and covered 26,500 miles. 

1999 Legoland California opened Carlsbad, California. 

2000 Former Black Panther Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, once known as H.
Rap Brown, was captured following a shootout that left a
sherriff's deputy dead. 

2002 Actress Pamela Anderson disclosed that she had hepatitis C. 

2002 Arthur Andersen pled innocent to charges that it had shredded
documents and deleted computer files related to the energy company
Enron. 

2003 Cisco Systems Inc. announced it was buying The Linksys Group
INc. for $500 million in stock. 

2003 U.S. and British forces invaded Iraq from Kuwait. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Habitual gun thief caught in Florida
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Today, March 18 in
1931 The state of Nevada legalized gambling.
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_____________________________________________________ A Somali arrives in Calgary as a new immigrant to Canada. He stops the first person he sees walking down the street and says, " Thank you Mr. Canadian for letting me in this country, giving me housing, foodstamps, free medical care and free education!" The passer-by says, "You are wrong, I am Mexican" The man goes on and encounters another passer-by. "Thank you for having such a beautiful country here in Canada!" The person says, "I no Canadian, I Vietnamese." The new arrival walks further, and the next person he sees he stops, shakes his hand and says "Thank you for the wonderful Canada!" That person puts up his hand and says, "I am from Syria, I am not Canadian!" He finally sees a nice lady and asks "Are you a Canadian?" She says, "No, I am from Russia!" Puzzled he asks her, "Where are all the Canadians?" The Russian lady checks her watch and says: "Probably at work!" _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Bruquanna Griffin, Jacksonville, Floriduh Florida woman pleads guilty to stealing guns from 3 stores A Jacksonville woman is facing up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing guns from three local stores over the summer. Bruquanna Griffin’s profile picture on Facebook shows her posing with a large gun. “She came and snuck in behind [the counter], opened her purse and started shoveling pistols into her purse,” said Green Acres Sporting Goods salesman Phillip Gazaleh. Gazaleh said employees locked the door so she couldn’t escape before police got there. “She was like, ‘I’m not taking nothing. I just wanted to take a look at the guns.’ Which was obviously a blatant lie. She had the guns in her purse,” Gazaleh said. Griffin has been booked into Duval County jail eight times since 2015 -- mostly theft charges, including one at Beauty Depot in 2016 when police say she got kids involved. The JSO report said Griffin walked into Beauty Depot in Edgewood with three kids and had them help her steal shoes. The report said they ran out into the parking lot where a getaway truck was waiting. Police said Griffin tried to drive off without the kids, and eventually told at least one child to get in the pickup truck bed. “There has to be a certain point where you put an end to it. You can’t be a habitual thief and keep getting out of jail, or keep getting away scot-free. At a certain point, you have to be held accountable for your actions,” Gazaleh said. Tech Support Pits From: Buddy Re: CD drive causes a restart
Dear Webby I began to have this problem recently. When i put a disk into the CD write drive to store info or make a duplicate copy the computer shuts down immediately and restarts itself. is the drive bad or is it another problem. Thanks Buddy Dear Buddy Yes, I would say the drive is bad. You can try re-installing the burner software, but I have a hunch that may be a waste of time. Have FU!N DearWebby After spending 3-1/2 hours enduring the long lines, surly clerks and insane regulations at the department of motor vehicles, a lady stopped at a toy store to pick up a gift for her son. She brought her selection, a baseball bat, to the cash register. "Cash or charge," the clerk asked. "Cash," she snapped, then apologizing for her rudeness. She explained, "I've spent the afternoon at the department of motor vehicles and I am way past sane." The clerk kindly asked, "Shall I gift wrap the bat, or are you going back there?"
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A new soldier was on sentry duty at the main gate. His orders were clear. No car was to enter unless it had a special sticker on the windshield. A big Army car came up with a general seated in the back. The sentry said, "Halt, who goes there?" The chauffeur, a corporal, says, "General Wheeler." "I'm sorry, I can't let you through. You've got to have a sticker on the windshield." The general said, "Drive on!" The sentry said, "Hold it! You really can't come through. I have orders to shoot if you try driving in without a sticker." The general repeated, "I'm telling you, son, drive on!" The sentry walked up to the rear window and said, "General, I'm new at this. Do I shoot you or the the driver?"
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A man told the ringmaster that he was interested in joining the circus as a lion tamer. The ringmaster asked if he had any experience The man said, "Why, yes. My father was one of the most famous lion tamers in the world, and he taught me everything he knew." "Really?" said the ringmaster. "Did he teach you how to make a lion jump through a flaming hoop?" "Yes he did," the man replied. "And did he teach you how to have six lions form a pyramid?" "Yes he did," the man replied. "And have you ever stuck your head in a lion's mouth?" "Just once," the man replied. The ringmaster asked, "Why only once?" The man said, "I was looking for my father." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Choosing a Veterinarian When you are choosing a veterinarian, ask friends and family in your area if they have a vet they would recommend. It's important to find a vet that is good with both people and animals; someone who is willing to take time to answer any questions that you may have. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Cookie for this story: The surgeon told her about a new procedure called "The Knob", where a small knob is placed on the top of a woman's head and can be turned to tighten up her skin to produce the effect of a brand new face lift. Of course, the woman wanted "The Knob." Over the course of the years, the woman tightened the knob, and the effects were wonderful, the woman remained young looking and vibrant. After fifteen years, the woman returned to the surgeon with two problems: "All these years, everything has been working just fine. I've had to turn the knob many times and I've always loved the results. But now I've developed two annoying problems: First, I have these terrible bags under my eyes and the knob won't get rid of them." The doctor looked at her closely and said, "Those aren't bags, those are your breasts." She said, "Well, I guess there's no point in asking about the goatee."
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___________________________________________________ Classic: Thanks to Sandie for this story: Southern Grandmother on the Witness Stand: Lawyers should never ask a Southern grandma a question if they aren't prepared for the answer. In a trial, a southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her and asked, "Mrs. Jones, do you know me?" She responded, "Why, yes, I do know you, Mr. Williams. I've known you since you were a young boy, and frankly, you've been a big disappointment to me. You lie, you cheat on your wife, and you manipulate people and talk about them behind their backs. You think you're a big shot when you haven't the brains to realize you never will amount to anything more than a two-bit paper pusher. Yes, I know you" The lawyer was stunned! Not knowing what else to do, he pointed across the room and asked, "Mrs. Jones, do you know the defense attorney?" She again replied, "Why, yes, I do. I've known Mr. Bradley since he was a youngster too. He's lazy, bigoted, and he has a drinking problem. He can't build a normal relationship with anyone and his law practice is one of the worst in the entire state. Not to mention he cheated on his wife With three different women. One of them was your wife. Yes, I know him". The defense attorney almost died. The judge promptly asked both lawyers to approach the bench and, in a very quiet voice, said, "If either of you idiots asks her if she knows me, I'll send you both to the electric chair" ___________________________________________________
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1571 Spanish troops occupied Manila. 

1628 The Massachusetts colony was founded by Englishmen. 

1644 200 members of the Peking imperial family/court committed
suicide. 

1687 French explorer La Salle was murdered by his own men while
searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, in the Gulf of
Mexico. 

1702 Upon the death of William III of Orange, Anne Stuart, the
sister of Mary, succeeds to the throne of England, Scotland and
Ireland. 

1748 The English Naturalization Act passed granting Jews right to
colonize in the U.S. 

1775 Poland & Prussia signed a trade agreement. 

1831 The first bank robbery in America was reported. The City Bank
of New York City lost $245,000 in the robbery. 

1865 The Battle of Bentonville took place. The Confederates
retreated from Greenville, NC. 

1866 The immigrant ship Monarch of the Seas sank in Liverpool
killing 738. 

1879 Jim Currie opened fire on the actors Maurice Barrymore and
Ben Porter near Marshall, TX. The shots wounded Barrymore and
killed Porter. 

1895 The Los Angeles Railway was established to provide streetcar
service. 

1900 U.S. President McKinley asserted that there was a need for
free trade with Puerto Rico. 

1900 Archeologist Arthur John Evans began the excavation of
Knossos Palace in Greece. 

1903 The U.S. Senate ratified the Cuban treaty, gaining naval
bases in Guantanamo and Bahia Honda. 

1905 French explorer S. de Segonzac was taken prisoner by
Moroccans. 

1906 Reports from Berlin estimated the cost of the German war in
S.W. Africa at $150 million. 

1908 The state of Maryland barred Christian Scientists from
practicing without medical diplomas. 

1915 Pluto was photographed for the first time. However, it was
not known at the time. 

1917 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Adamson Act that made the
eight-hour workday for railroads constitutional. 

1918 The U.S. Congress approved Daylight-Saving Time. 

1918 A slow German seaplane was shot down for the first time by an
American pilot. 

1920 The U.S. Senate rejected the Versailles Treaty for the second
time maintaining an isolation policy. 

1924 U.S. troops were rushed to Tegucigalpa as rebel forces took
the Honduran capital. 

1931 The state of Nevada legalized gambling. 

1940 The French government of Daladier fell. 

1942 The Thoroughbred Racing Association was formed in Chicago. 

1944 Tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time," premiered in London.

1945 About 800 people were killed as Japanese kamikaze planes
attacked the U.S. carrier Franklin off Japan. 

1945 Adolf Hitler issued his "Nero Decree" which ordered the
destruction of German facilities that could fall into Allied hands
as German forces were retreating. 

1947 Chiang Kai-Shek's government forces took control of Yenan,
the former headquarters of the Chinese Communist Party. 

1948 Lee Savold knocked out Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds of the
first round of their prize fight at Madison Square Gardens. 

1949 The Soviet People's Council signed the constitution of the
German Democratic Republic, and declared that the North Atlantic
Treaty was merely a war weapon. 

1954 Viewers saw the first televised prize fight shown in color
when Joey Giardello knocked out Willie Tory in round seven at
Madison Square Garden in New York City. 

1954 The first rocket-driven sled that ran on rails was tested in
Alamogordo, NM. 

1963 In Costa Rica, U.S. President John F. Kennedy and six Latin
American presidents pledged to fight Communism. 

1965 Indonesia nationalized all foreign oil companies. 

1965 Rembrandt's "Titus" sold for $7,770,000. 

1968 Students at Howard University seized an administration
building. 

1969 The British invaded Anguilla. 

1972 India and Bangladesh signed a friendship treaty. 

1976 Buckingham Palace announced the separation of Princess
Margaret and her husband, the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years of
marriage. 

1977 Congo President Marien Ngouabi was killed by a suicide
commando. 

1977 France performed a nuclear test at Muruora Island. 

1981 During a test of the space shuttle Columbia two workers were
injured and one was killed. 

1981 The Buffalo Sabres set an NHL record when they scored 9 goals
in one period against Toronto. 

1984 A Mobile oil tanker spilled 200,000 gallons into the Columbia
River. 

1985 IBM announced that it was planning to stop making the PCjr
consumer-oriented computer. 

1985 The U.S. Senate voted to authorize production of the MX
missile. 

1987 Televangelist Jim Bakker resigned from the PTL due to a
scandal involving Jessica Hahn. 

1988 Two British soldiers were killed by mourners at a funeral in
Belfast, North Ireland. The soldiers were shot to death after
being dragged from a car and beaten. 

1990 Latvia's political opposition claimed victory in the
republic's first free elections in 50 years. 

1990 The first world ice hockey tournament for women was held in
Ottawa. 

1991 Brett Hull, of the St. Louis Blues, became the third National
Hockey League (NHL) player to score 80 goals in a season. 

1994 The largest omelet in history was made with 160,000 eggs in
Yokohama, Japan. 

1998 The World Health Organization warned of tuberculosis epidemic
that could kill 70 million people in next two decades. 

1999 53 people were killed and dozens were injured when a bomb
exploded in a market place in southern Russia. 

2000 Vector Data Systems conducted a simulation of the 1993 Branch
Davidian siege in Waco, TX. The simulation showed that the
government had not fired first. 

2001 California officials declared a power alert and ordered the
first of two days of rolling blackouts. 

2002 Operation Anaconda, the largest U.S.-led ground offensive
since the Gulf War, ended in eastern Afghanistan. During the
operation, which began on March 2, it was reported that at least
500 Taliban and al Qaeda fighters were killed. Eleven allied
troops were killed during the same operation. 

2003 U.S. President George W. Bush announced that U.S. forces had
launched a strike against "targets of military opportunity" in
Iraq. The attack, using cruise missiles and precision-guided
bombs, were aimed at Iraqi leaders thought to be near Baghdad. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Montana teen arrested for robbing 
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1673 Lord Berkley sold his half of New Jersey to the Quakers. 
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______________________________________________________ Speak the truth, but leave immediately after. --- Slovenian Proverb You can never learn less; you can only learn more. The reason I know so much is because I have made so many mistakes. --- Buckminster Fuller _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The orthopedic surgeon I work for was moving to a new office, and his staff was helping transport many of the items. I sat the display skeleton in the front of my car, his bony arm across the back of my seat. I hadn't considered the drive across town. At one traffic light, the stares of the people in the car beside me became obvious, and I looked across and explained, "I'm delivering him to my doctor's office." The other driver leaned out of his window. "I hate to tell you, lady," he said, "but I think it's too late!" ______________________________________________________ An applicant was filling out a job application. When he came to the question, "Have you ever been arrested?" he wrote, "No." The next question, intended for people who had answered in the affirmative to the previous question, was "Why?" The applicant answered it anyway: "Never got caught." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Pigeon Point, San Mateo County coastline. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ At 3 am a desk clerk at a hotel gets a call from a drunk guy asking what time the bar opens. "It opens at noon," answers the clerk. About an hour later he gets a call from the same guy, sounding even drunker. "What time does the bar open?" He asks. "Same time as before... Noon," Replies the clerk. Another hour passes and he calls again, plastered. "Whatjoo shay the bar opins at?" The clerk then answers, "It opens at noon, but if you can't wait, I can have room service send something up to you." "No... I don't wanna git in... Ah wanna git OUT!!!" _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Tyler Anthony Espinosa, 18, Billings, Montana Montana teen arrested for robbing Barnes and Noble and Golden Corral with box cutter A man accused of robbing two neighboring West End businesses with a box cutter Wednesday afternoon was arrested shortly after. Tyler Anthony Espinosa, 18, faces two charges of felony robbery after he brandished a box cutter at employees of both the Golden Corral and Barnes and Noble and demanded money. The first robbery was reported at about 3:10 p.m., according to a press release from Billings Police Department Sgt. Scott Conrad. Espinosa entered the Golden Corral, showed the box cutter and demanded money, according to police. After the employee gave him money, Espinosa left and went to the Barnes and Noble across the parking lot. At about 3:13 p.m., police received a report that a man had entered the Barnes and Noble, displayed a box cutter and demanded money. A cashier gave him all the money in the till. Police, already responding to the reported robbery at Golden Corral, arrested Espinosa in the area of 24th Street West and Monad Road shortly after he left Barnes and Noble, according to the press release. The press release credits BPD Officer Tina Hoeger with Espinosa's arrest. Hoeger was in her patrol car when she saw Espinosa fleeing after the second robbery. The box cutter blade was extended during the robberies, Conrad said. Espinosa was arrested without incident, according to the release. Tech Support Pits From: Bonnie Re: Desktop Background
Dear Webby I have a question that you may be able to help with (or not). I find tons of photos all over the internet that I love to use for our desktop background, changing it often. Most of the time they work; other times, they come out in repeat squares of the photo all over the screen rather than one very nice photo. I’ve attached 2 of those that do this; would you open them, then try to choose as background and see what happens. If you get repeats all over too, is there any chance you can tell me why? I know that with my luck, they’ll work fine for you! If that’s the case, then I give up and will just hang on to the ones I find that work and say c’est la vie. I look forward to hearing from you whenever you have time to play around. Thanks a bunch and also many thanks always for my DearWebby letter; I love them! Bonnie Dear Bonnie Those pictures are too small to look nice when stretched to the entire desktop. For best results, resize pictures to whatever you have set for your screen resolution. If you have your resolution set to 1600 x 1200, then a 400 x 300 picture would have to be stretched 4 times, and probably would look very coarse and VERY ugly. Sometimes you can shuffle the size up in increments. Double the size, do an edge-preserving-smoothing, sharpen a bit, then increase the size again, and so on. It doesn't work with all pictures, but some may be worth trying. Usually, it is best to just use large pictures. On the better sites, you can click through the pictures to get a larger version. Have FU!N DearWebby
Sven was out shopping in the mall when he met his friend Ole outside the jewelers. Ole noticed that Sven had a small gift-wrapped box in his hand. "So vat have you just purchased Sven?" Ole asks. "Vell, now that you've asked," replies Sven, "it's my Lena's birthday tomorrow and I asked her this morning vat she vanted for her birthday she said, 'Oh, I don't know, dear, yust give me something with a lot of diamonds in it.'" "So vat did you get her?" Ole asks. Sven replied, smiling, "I bought her a deck of cards." -------------- Keep in mind that the smart Swedes emigrated to Minnasohta and Mexifornia. The rest of them are still in Sweden, ordering their under-age daughters to NOT report rapes by Muslim immigrants, so as not to make Sweden appear "racist".
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Once upon a time, a woman had a wonderful, faithful cat. One day, a man ran over the cat accidentally with his car. So, the man went to the old woman and said, "I'm terribly sorry about your cat. I'd like to replace him." "That so nice of you!", said the old woman, deeply touched. "How good are you at catching mice?"
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A husband said to his wife, "No, I don't hate your relatives. In fact, I like your mother-in-law better than I like mine." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Easy Egg Salad for Sandwiches By Verity Pink [45 Posts, 19 Comments] Next time you are cooking scrambled eggs, cook a double quantity and leave half to cool. These can then be mashed with your preferred mayonnaise and freshly ground black pepper to taste. It saves all the palaver of shelling boiled eggs, and is easier to mix into the bargain. I normally scramble my eggs with salted butter - if you prefer to use only skimmed milk, you may wish to add salt. If I am not planning to use the sandwich filling immediately, I will usually store in the fridge for up to three days, covered with cling film. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ From another reader who wants to NOT have her name mentioned: Hi Webby How are you and yours? I loved the 'story' about the "George and Dragon", still laughing because I know which "George and Dragon" pub that is in England it's in West Wycombe Buckinghamshire, and yes George probably would have been the 'best bet' I'm sending the story on to some friends who 'frepuent' that particular pub, they'll laugh too. Regards ***** (who should remain nameless if you print this for obvious reasons.
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___________________________________________________ Thanks to Cookie for this story: My two brothers arrived at boot camp together. On the first morning, their unit was dragged out of bed by a drill sergeant and made to assemble outside. "My name's Sergeant Jackson," he snarled. "Is there anyone here who thinks he can whip me?" My six-foot-three, 280-pound, brother raised his hand and said, "Yes sir, I do." The Sergeant replied with a snarl, "I had my eye on you and I was hoping you would say that." The sergeant grabbed him by the arm and led him out in front of the entire group. "Men," he said, "this is my new assistant. Now is there anyone here who thinks he can whip both of us?" ___________________________________________________
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0037 The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula
emperor. 

1190 Crusaders killed 57 Jews in Bury St. Edmonds England. 

1532 The English parliament banned payments by English church to
Rome. 

1541 Hernando de Soto observed the first recorded flood of the
Mississippi River. 

1673 Lord Berkley sold his half of New Jersey to the Quakers. 

1692 William Penn was deprived of his governing powers. 

1813 David Melville patented the gas streetlight. 

1818 The U.S. Congress approved the first pensions for government
service. 

1834 The first US railroad tunnel was completed. The work was in
Pennsylvania. 

1835 Charles Darwin left Santiago Chile on his way to Portillo
Pass. 

1850 Henry Wells & William Fargo founded American Express. 

1865 The Congress of the Confederate States of America adjourned
for the last time. 

1874 Hawaii signed a treaty giving exclusive trading rights with
the islands to the U.S. 

1881 Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opened in Madison
Square Gardens. 

1891 Britain became linked to the continent of Europe by
telephone. 

1899 Phoebe, a moon of the planet Saturn, was discovered. 

1900 Ajax (Amsterdam Football Club) was formed. 

1902 In Turkey, the Sultan granted a German syndicate the first
concession to access Baghdad by rail. 

1903 France dissolved the Catholic religious orders. 

1906 In Morocco, it was reported that France and Germany were in a
deadlock at the Algeciras Conference. 

1909 Einar Dessau of Denmark used a short wave transmitter to
become the first person to broadcast as a "ham" operator. 

1911 Theodore Roosevelt opened the Roosevelt Dam in Arizona. It
was the largest dam in the U.S. at the time. 

1911 North Dakota enacted a hail insurance law. 

1913 Greek King George I was killed by an assassin. Constantine I
succeeded him. 

1916 Russia countered the Verdun assault with an attack at Lake
Naroch. The Russians lost 100,000 men and the Germans lost 20,000.

1917 The Germans sank the U.S. ships, City of Memphis, Vigilante
and the Illinois, without any warning. 

1920 Greece adopted the Gregorian calendar. 

1921 Poland was enlarged with the second Peace of Riga. 

1921 The steamer "Hong Koh" ran aground off of Swatow China. Over
1,000 people were killed. 

1922 Mohandas K. Gandhi was sentenced to six years in prison for
civil disobedience in India. He served only 2 years of the
sentence. 

1931 Schick Inc. displayed the first electric shaver. 

1937 More than 400 people, mostly children, were killed in a gas
explosion at a school in New London, TX. 

1938 Mexico took control of all foreign-owned oil properties on
its soil. 

1938 New York first required serological blood tests of pregnant
women. 

1940 Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini held a meeting at the
Brenner Pass. The Italian dictator agreed to join in Germany's war
against France and Britain during the meeting. 

1942 The third military draft began in the U.S. because of World
War II. 

1943 The Reich called off its offensive in Caucasus. 

1943 American forces took Gafsa in Tunisia. 

1944 The Russians reached the Rumanian border in the Balkans
during World War II. 

1945 1,250 U.S. bombers attacked Berlin, because there were still
some houses standing. 

1945 Maurice "Rocket" Richard became the first National Hockey
League (NHL) player to score 50 goals. 

1948 France, Great Britain, and Benelux signed the Treaty of
Brussels. 

1949 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was ratified. 

1950 Nationalist troops landed on the mainland of China and
capture Communist held Sungmen. 

1952 In Philadelphia, PA, the first plastic lenses were fitted for
a cataract patient. 

1953 An earthquake hit West Turkey killing 250 people. 

1954 RKO Pictures was sold for $23,489,478. It became the first
motion picture studio to be owned by an individual. The person was
Howard Hughes. 

1959 U.S. President Eisenhower signed the Hawaii statehood bill. 

1962 French and Algerian rebels agreed to a truce. 

1963 "Tovarich" opened at the Broadway Theater in New York City
for 264 performances. 

1963 France performed an underground nuclear test at Ecker
Algeria. 

1963 The U.S. Supreme Court handed down the Miranda decision
concerning legal council for defendants. 

1965 Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov became the first man to spacewalk
when he left the Voskhod II space capsule while in orbit around
the Earth. He was outside the spacecraft for about 20 minutes. 

1966 The government of Indonesia was formed by General Suharto. 

1966 Scott Paper began selling paper dresses for $1. 

1968 The U.S. Congress repealed the requirement for a gold
reserve. 

1969 U.S. President Nixon authorizes Operation Menue. It was the
‘secret’ bombing of Cambodia. 

1970 The U.S. Postal Service experienced the first postal strike. 

1970 The NFL selected Wilson to be the official football and
scoreboard as official time. 

1971 U.S. helicopters airlifted 1,000 South Vietnamese soldiers
out of Laos. 

1971 A landslide in Lake Yanahuani, Chungar Peru, killed 200. 

1974 Most of the Arab oil-producing nations ended their five-month
embargo against the United States, Europe and Japan. 

1975 Saigon abandoned most of the Central Highlands of Vietnam to
Hanoi. 

1975 The Kurds ended their fight against Iraq. 

1977 Vietnam turned over an MIA to a U.S. delegation. 

1979 Iranian authorities detained American feminist Kate Millett.
The next day she was deported. 

1980 The Vostok rocket exploded on the launch pad killing 50. 

1981 The U.S. disclosed that there were biological weapons tested
in Texas in 1966. 

1986 Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Prince Andrew
to Sarah Ferguson. 

1986 The U.S. Treasury Department announced that a clear,
polyester thread was to be woven into bills in an effort to thwart
counterfeiters. 

1987 The U.S. performed nuclear tests at a Nevada test site. 

1990 Thirteen paintings were stolen from the Isabella Stewart
Gardner Museum in Boston. The value was $100 million making it the
largest art robbery in history. 

1989 A 4,400-year-old mummy was discovered at the Pyramid of
Cheops in Egypt. 

1990 The first free elections took place in East Germany. 

1990 In Tampa, FL, a little league player was killed after being
hit with a pitch. 

1992 Leona Hemsly was sentenced to 4 years in prison for tax
evasion. 

1992 White South Africans voted for constitutional reforms that
would give legal equality to blacks. 

1994 Zsa Zsa Gabor filed for bankruptcy. 

1997 A Russian AN-24 crashed killing 50 people. 

2003 China's new president, Hu Jintao, announced that his country
must deepen reforms and raise living standards of workers and
farmers.

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