The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 5, 1971 · Page 44
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 44

Freeport, Texas
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Sunday, December 5, 1971
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YVtiatintheYtorkl! Ytva von Re*cn » a girt with family conncctMM*—but apparently no ooc is hoidinjt it agaiau her. The 21-year-old model hx« boat working in Para and hope* to ijrt a work permit in London. lt'« no *ocrri (hat her great-uncle wa» Hrtkr'i I j)/twiffc chic/. Herman Goering. Ylra never knew him; be poooocd hoXMcif in 1946. "My father knew him veil.** the lay*, "but hc'i pat a legend tome." II you contd wear KKncthinjt taped to your chert that would warn you of an incipient heart attack in time to get help be/ore it happen*, would you wear it? Working on the knowledge that the hear 1 often tcndm out irregular electrical warning upuh for up 10 three day* before a fal»l attack, »n engineer and a phywcian (Robert Chapman and Dr. John Cofnun. both Californium) have invented an electronic, pocket-weed coobmxxn heart monitor. Called VIDA (Ventricular Impuhc Detector and Alarm), the monitor ha* tkin electrode* for ICOMCT and a powered by tratuzitor ballcncv If the alarm woods, the patient thould have tune to phooc hit phvMcian—who can hear the audio tone for an immediate dcctrocardio- graphic reading. The device was patented in 1964. hot it took «cvcu yean to rune the money for production—now expected in the spring of 1972. from Cardtodyaamk*. Inc. Dcpt FW, Dub- tin. Calit 94566. Pro gatfw TomaiT Bolt, mduutmed "^Tcrnhtc Tctnpcred* by fportxwnten* exercises that characteristic on the (portxwriten in hi* new hook. The Hole Truth." written with Jimmy Mann (IjppiocoH. $5.95). Bolt criticizes newspaper* for ncndmf out reporters who he claim* don't know a* much about the fame as reader*. He adds: "Still. I mint take time out to thank the »pott«writc<*. They made me a (of of money. It wasn't their intention, but they did it just the same. Back, in those day* when I waj heaving golf club* TOMMY wOtT namcnt;aJt I had to do waa tow * golf dub, and there it was. a big picture and story on the sport* pages—I didn't take my torment back to the motel with me and beat my wife. I left it all out there where the crane was committed" DATES: Friday the Nobel Prize will be presented on the 75th anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death. Timdar is Pearl Harbor Day. ANNIVERSARIES: Edward VUI abdicated (be British throne 35 yean ago Saturday to marry Mrs. Wallis Simpson. BIRTHDAYS: Monday- Agnes Moore- bead is 65. Tuwtay-EU Wailach a 56. Widiuirfiy-Sammy Davit. Jr. i» 46. and Flip Wilson is 38. Thunday-Lee f. Cobb and Broderick Crawford are both 60; Kirk Dougb* b 55. Fridajf- C&et Hundcy is 60; Dorothy Lamour 57; Dan Blocker 19. they knew that Terrible Tempered Tommy made good copy. The fans came around. They wanted to know who that nasty man wa» who acted: so- horribly on the golf coarse. It got so that I was gettins; aH the action on the sports page*. It didn't make any difference who was playing weU in the tour- Quips & Quotes CUP JOINT By Rkhard Armour My wife dipt recipes and ads, Bridge hands and horoscopes. Th*morning paper's full of holes, Th* dippings all fill envelopes. In order to know the daily news, ; While through the paper zipping, , I have to guess what's on the back Of every single dipping. _ .Eat. drink and be merry—and tomorrow you'll think you're dying. -Mary McDonald THROUGH A CHILD'S EYES KkH *•• Bf* dlftorvnlly. Send contribution* to -Child.- Fumlty Wwkly. Ml Lnlnaton A«». M, Y^ M. V. IOOTZ. ttO ff w«*d-non« rvtumwl. One w«ek in my Sunday School class, I had all the kicb come dressed up as saints. Some of the costumes were really ingenious, and I was quite pleased as a whole. But I was frankly puzzled by one little boy who came wearing something that looked like a dog's mask. "Who are you supposed to be?* I asked him. The boy smiled brightly. "A SL Bernard," he said.—Mr. Silver Spring, Md. There are three competing dress shop* right in a row on the main street of a large' Western city. One. morning the merchant on the right put up a sign proclaiming: UNPRECEDENTED FIRE SALE. The merchant on the left countered with: ABSOLUTELY FINAL BANKRUPTCY CLEAN-OUT. The merchant in the middle hung up a ample announcement It read: MAIN ENTRANCE. —Henry & Leabo A hair on thf head it tcvrth two in tfa&nun. -Conrad FioreOo NOISE POUUTION Music in the elevator*. Music in the banks, Music in the snpennaritetsl Who deserves our thanks? Bland as chee*e-fpread occhestratkms, Maple jynip sweet. Give my ears such indigestion, Silence b a treat. —EdttikOprfach Statistic* show that crime it note cotrtng tjig country £57 billion a year. It isn't worth it. — Tnomo* LaManc* Family Wffklf. DvumlurS,

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