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07/20/19 - NNHS Newsletter
Keep the Home Fires Burning

“The world must be made safe for democracy.”

- Woodrow Wilson, April 2, 1917
(28 Dec 1856 - 03 Feb 1924)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   This is another WWI era song that    my mama (the late Maxine Frix Buckley - John Marshall HS - '25) (19 May 1908 - 15 Feb 1999) used to sing to    my sister (Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky - '59 - of NC) and me when we were little girls. It was one of my favorites - and it still is.

BONUS #1 - Keep the Home Fires Burning - moving slide show

BONUS #2 - Keep the Home Fires Burning - Rosa Ponselle

BONUS #3 - Keep the Home Fires Burning - Renee Meyer - great vintage images

BONUS #4 - Keep the Home Fires Burning - John McCormack, 1917 - watch the spinning record


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keep_the_Home_Fires_Burning_%281914_song%29

Keep the Home-Fires Burning ('Till the Boys Come Home) is a British patriotic First World War song composed by Ivor Novello with words by Lena Gilbert Ford (whose middle name was sometimes printed as "Guilbert"), published first during 1914.

The song was published first as 'Till the Boys Come Home on October 8, 1914 by Ascherberg, Hopwood, and Crew Ltd. in London[1]. A new edition was printed during 1915 with the name Keep the Home-Fires Burning[1]. The song became very popular in the United Kingdom during the war, along with It's a Long Way to Tipperary.

James F. Harrison recorded Keep the Home-Fires Burning during 1915, as did Stanley Kirkby during 1916. Another popular recording was sung by tenor John McCormack during 1917, who was also the first to record It's a Long Way to Tipperary during 1914...



THIS WEEK'S
BIRTHDAYS:
 
   Happy Birthday today to Harlan Hamby ('57) AND Alan Jecmenek of TX!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to  Gail Lucado Phelps ('68) of VA and her twin brother, the late Dale Lucado ('68) (d. 20 Feb 2012)!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

22 - Jerry Saunders ('57) AND    Jane Monfalcone Simmons ('61) of FL AND  Bryce Bartel (Brighton High , UT - '04) of UT;

23 - Newell Blayton ('57) AND Bettie Bracey Gosner ('57);

26 -   My Sister, Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky ('59) of NC AND   Bill Roady ('60) of VA AND Joyce Williams Nettles ('63) of VA;

27 - Raymond Ellenson ('63) AND Harry Horace (Crystal River HS, FL - '65) of FL AND   Katelyn Mansfield of TX!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


THIS DAY IN WWII:

July 20, 1941 - Soviet leader Joseph Stalin consolidated the Commissariats of Home Affairs and National Security to form the NKVD and named Lavrenti Beria its chief.

July 20, 1942 - The first unit of the Women's Army Corps (WACS) began basic training in Des Moines, Iowa.

July 20, 1944 -
Adolf Hitler survived an assassination attempt (known as the 20 July plot) led by German Army Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg. The bomb exploded at Hitler's Rastenburg headquarters. Hitler was only wounded.

July 20, 1944 - Franklin D. Roosevelt won the Democratic Party nomination for the fourth and final time at the 1944 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

July 20, 1945 - The US Congress approved the Bretton Woods Agreement.

July 20, 1946 - The US Congress's Pearl Harbor Committee ruled that Franklin D. Roosevelt was completely blameless for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and called for a unified command structure in the armed forces.


THIS DAY IN 1969:

July 20, 1969 - Apollo program: Apollo 11's crew successfully made the first manned landing on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon six and a half hours later.

July 20, 1969 - A cease fire was announced between Honduras and El Salvador, six days after the beginning of the "Football War".

July 20, 1969 - Actor Josh Holloway was born Josh Lee Holloway in San Jose, California.

July 20, 1969 - Footballer Kreso Kovacec was born in Krapina, SR Croatia.

July 20, 1969 - Cyclist Giovanni Lombardi was born in Pavia, Lombardy, Italy.

July 20, 1969 - Singer Joon Park was born Park Joon-hyung (박준형) in South Korea.

July 20, 1969 - Singer and guitarist Tobi Vail was born Tobi Celeste Vail in Auburn, Washington.



From My Friend, Susan, of NC
- 07/16/15:
“One of the most Godlike expressions of the human soul is the act of forgiveness. Everyone is wronged at some point by someone, and many suffer serious wrongs… Forgiveness is mortality’s mirror image of the mercy of God.”

- Dallin H. Oaks, October 1989
(b. 12 Aug 1932)


    Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 07/20/17:

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 07/19/19:

  Thanks, Jean!
 
 


 From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ - 07/20/17:

  GIGGLES! Thanks, Cousin Jim!
 
 


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 07/18/18 - "Another plant causing terrible burns":

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2018/07/18/vermont-woman-reveals-horrific-wild-parsnip-burns-in-warning-about-dangerous-plant.html

Ugg, what the heck, Mother Nature? You being mighty scary!

   YOWZERONI-RINI! Thank you, Shari! Y'all be careful!


From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 07/19/19, 7:26 AM:

   Thanks, Carlene!
 
 


I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.”

- Yogi Berra
(
12 May 1925 - 22 Sept 2015)


BONUS KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING, UMM, SOMETHING...:

http://www.theartblog.org/2015/04/shelley-spector-keep-the-home-fires-burning-at-the-pma/


BONUS KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING KNIT PATTERN:

Pat's Keeping the Home Fires Burning Little Baby Set - "Sometimes, I feel that my knitting has taken over my life! Haha...not really but I'm lucky that I found this hobby that keeps me grounded. Have I told you that I love, absolutely LOVE Ravelry? There are so many resources online. Above is a little baby set (designed by Michele Sabatier) I knitted as a gift for a dear blog friend. This was the yarn I had received from my Little Woollie Yarn Club from Australia."


BONUS KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING RECIPES:

Country Living's Skillet Spinach-Artichoke Dip With Fire-Roasted Bread - "You can thank your forever faithful cast iron skillet for this recipe. The yummy dip is cooked and served in the skillet, which makes for fast and easy clean up."


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/19/19:
 
When a woman in my office became engaged, a colleague offered her some advice. "The first seven years are the hardest," she said.

"How long have you been married?" I asked.

"Seven years," she replied.


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Friday, August 02, 2019 - Sunday, August 04, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1969 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center in Newport News. Open to ALL Typhoons! The entire weekend - Friday night re-meet and re-greet with hor d’oeuvres served, a Saturday night dinner and dance and a Sunday morning breakfast - is $100 per person. CONTACT: Jean Baker Howell at hokie13mom@cox.net for registration forms.

3. Wednesday, September 11, 2019 -The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere.

4. Friday, October 11, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1964 will hold their 55-Year Reunion at the Holiday Inn Newport News - City Center (formerly the Omni). SEE: www.nnhs1964.com;  CONTACT: David Spriggs at nnhs64@cox.net


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/19

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11


  Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks! 


Keep the Home Fires Burning

Lyrics by Lena Gilbert Ford (1870 – 07 Mar 1918)

Music by Ivor Novello (David Ivor Davies) (15 Jan 1893 - 06 Mar 1951), 1914


They were summoned from the hillside,
They were called in from the glen,
And the Country found them ready
At the stirring call for men.
Let no tears add to their hardship,
As the Soldiers pass along
And although your heart is breaking,
Make it sing this cheery song.

REFRAIN :
Keep the Home-fires burning,
While your hearts are yearning,
Though your lads are far away
They dream of Home;
There's a silver lining
Through the dark cloud shining,
Turn the dark cloud inside out,
Till the boys come Home.

Over seas there came a pleading,
"Help a Nation in distress!"
And we gave our glorious laddies,
Honor made us do no less.
For no gallant Son of Freedom
To a tyrant's yoke should bend,
And a noble heart must answer
To the sacred call of "Friend!"


"Keep the Home Fires Burning" midi courtesy of http://pdmusic.org/1900s.html - 07/20/11

"Keep the Home Fires Burning" lyrics courtesy of http://pdmusic.org/1900s/14kthfb.txt - 07/20/11

"Wake Up, America!" Image courtesy of http://www.jcs-group.com/military/war1914us/1917patriotism1.html - 07/20/11

John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Thanks, Cheryl!

Blue Bar Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/fourthofjuly-htm/july_lines_2.htm - 07/20/11

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Brighton High School (UT) Logo courtesy of http://www.jordandistrict.org/schools/high/brighton/index.htm - 08/02/07

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Animated Laughing Kitty courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/08/07
Thanks, Al!

J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/hs/tucker/resources/about.htm - 11/12/07

Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
Thanks, Joyce!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket/ - 05/23/16

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