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THURSDAY, APRIL g, 1996 STARR GAZING Bj BETTVE NELLE STARE Ctirtcr Newi Sun C«rr»r*i4ut Nobody but & mathematician Would be interested in knowing that John Napier died on this date in 1617. The old codger couldn't leave well enough alone he had to publish t book describing a method of using numerating rods for mechanical multiplication and division. He died the year the book was published at the age of 61. I never was a mathematics scholar and to this very day, I've never found the unknown part of a triangle. My theory In the trigonometry class was, why hunt for it? Booker T. (Taliaferro) Washington was born on April 5, 1856. Look what's happened in a hundred years! Wonder what the next hundred will bring forth! Oil was discovered in Arkansas on April 10, 1920. Arbor Day, which is now a legal holiday in 26 states and territories, is celebrated on April 10. One Arbor Day that stands out in my memory was in 1912, when those stately trees that now stand on the east side of the junior high school were planted and what a celebration we had that day! School turned out! All day singing and dinner on the ground! of nutmeg. Arrange the chicken on top and cover. Bake in 350 degree aven for Ik hours. Now don't say this isn't gooo •cause I know better. I have no name of this concoction nor have 1 applied for a patent on it. But • it any how. try One reason there is so much humor in the world is because there are so many persons who take themselves seriously. It's easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the difficulty. If you want some one to laugh at your jokes, tell him what a wonderful sense of humor he has. You won't be able to shut him up. The objection to gardening is that by the time your back gets used to it your enthusiasm is gone. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. The little daughter of Jean Bjorklund, Connie, said something cute but she'll learn. Just give her time, and a rich husband. We were discussing the ten yeai old lad, Leonard Eoss, who chose for his category on the Big Surprise, the stock market. Connie wanted to know what that had to do with animals. . She'll think ANIMALS as time goes on. See something beautiful everyday. Learn something beautiful everyday. Do something beautiful everyday. Even the very young in heart has gene nuts over Elvis Presley. A near tragedy took place a few days ago at the Thomason home when "Corky," the three year old grandson of Jasper and Kate, was watching Elvis on television. Santa knowing his deep admira , tion for the git-tar playing star | brought Corky a guitar and a musi- ' cal rocking chair so he could rock and roll his own. Instead of sitting in the chair Corky stood, watching his TV idol When all of a sudden his feet slipped and he got lodged in the back of his chair and all the king's horses couldn't "unlodge" him. The whole household got frantic until Grandpa Jasper found a hacksaw and sawed Corky out of his dilemma. Those things happen all of the time in my household of THREE small grandsons, so it's interesting to learn there are others who understand me when I ; "there's never a dull moment." Busy souls have no time to be busybodies. The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without and to depart. The difference in folks is that some don't tell half of what he knows and the others don't know half of what he tells. Won't be long till the fruit trees will attract birds, flies and children. I almost made a neighbor mad at me for saying this once before. 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