The Courier-Journal from Louisville, Kentucky on July 31, 1966 · Page 131
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The Courier-Journal from Louisville, Kentucky · Page 131

Louisville, Kentucky
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Sunday, July 31, 1966
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August. (J MM 16 Representatives from 22 nations met, 10 years ago, to discuss the Suez Canal crisis. Egypt and Greece declined invitations. 17 Cleveland newspaperman Robert Manry docked at Falmouth, England, a year ago, after sailing the Atlantic in his 13 Vz -foot boat, Tinker-belle. Asked why he did it, he replied: "There comes a time that one must decide, of one's dreams, either to risk everything to achieve them, or sit for the rest of one's life in the back yard." Davy Crockett, "King of the Wild Frontier," was born 180 years ago. mm. 11 r - Dry August and warm Doth harvest no harm. 1 National Smile Week begins: "Make two grins grow where there was only a grouch before." ELBERT HUBBARD, PIG PEN PETE 4 Lizzie Borden Freedom Day Purpose? "To draw attention to the un-justness of public suspicion of Lizzie; and to broadcast the truth, that she was acquitted." 5 Louisville's hottest August day occurred in 1918 when the temperature reached 104.6 degrees. "0 for a lodge in a garden of cucumbers! O for an iceberg or two at control! O for a vale that at midday the dew cumbers! O for a pleasure trip up to the pole!" ROSSITER JOHNSON, NINETY-NINE IN THE SHADE Wa-J lovely Indian summer print in easy-going nylon jersey 11.98 18 Kentucky State Fair will begin and last through Aug. 27. The fair is 10 days this year instead of the usual nine because, as deputy fair director Joe Deiss explained: "We've just got too much fair to put on in nine days." 21 Gemini V with Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad aboard began its historic 8-day flight last year. 23 Little League Baseball World Series begins. "Boys arc boys, and employ themselves with boyish matters." LATIN PROVERB 27 President Johnson celebrates his 58th birthday. "For just as I approve of a young man in whom there is a touch of age, so 1 approve of the old man in whom there is some of the flavor of youth. He who strives thus to mingle youth-fulness and age may grow old in body, but old in spirit he will never be CICERO 6 In 1961, Russia's second astronaut, Maj. Gherman S. Titov, 26, went aloft for 17 orbits around the earth. His time: 25 hours, 18 minutes. 7 This day 15 years ago the U.S. Military Academy at West Point announced a cheating scandal that involved some 90 cadets. The cadets were expelled, but the academy decided to keep the honor system. "Honor and ease are seldom bedfellows." THOMAS FULLER, GNOMOLOGIA 8 International Character Day The Jimmy Award, in honor of Jimmy Durante, is given annually to the Character of the Year. 13 East Germany began building the Berlin Wall five years ago. The Communist government is now "remodeling" it You can't hove too mony of these strollers. This one is an especially timely arrival . . . one that you step in, close the self concealing zipper front and stroll into Fall! Designed with a little notched collar, two handy side pockets. Your choice in jade green with plum, ruby red with brown or sapphire blue with green. Sizes 10 to 20, 12ft to 24ft. Budget Drewes, fourth Floor, Louisville; Stewart' lenngton. Third Floor use coupon or call Shopping Service, 584-3261 lit u ;u m.i 1 30 K. Mam Umni'ton. Kv 4l:t7 Slrart' 4th at Walnut IjiuiwiIIf k 4ir.'02 llrm gmn Si Color I'ncf Compiled by SVSAN POWELL Niiinr1 . Adilrrtu I il Stall- i WL ( I Clurvi- t ) Add .15o lor C O D. within mir truck iMnrrv ari-a Sorr. no Htal f .(I I) Include 2Sc (or tunrihnK rhanjr on Hrim that must ho nulled outside our d-liver .irrat in h and Ind h rnidrnU add 3'. nlr lax Ind. rrHtrnu 4 THE COURIER-JOURNAL MAGAZINE

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