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07/24/15 - NNHS Newsletter -
Mormon Pioneer Day

1847 Plus 168 Years

“It is not enough to study or reenact the accomplishments of our pioneers. We need to identify the great, eternal principles they applied to achieve all they achieved for our benefit and then apply those principles to the challenges of our day. In that way we honor their pioneering efforts, and we also reaffirm our heritage and strengthen its capacity to bless our own posterity and those millions of our Heavenly Father's children who have yet to hear and accept the gospel of Jesus Christ. We are all pioneers in doing so.”

- Dallin H. Oaks, Following the Pioneers, Ensign, Nov. 1997, p.72
(b. 12 Aug 1932)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   We try to celebrate this day each year, because we like to celebrate everything!

BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ia3gYSvG8M - Come, Come, Ye Saints - Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra with moving video

BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8746BG7yy90 - Come, Come, Ye Saints - Mormon Tabernacle Choir with moving video


HOMEWORK:

http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm  

http://www.nps.gov/mopi/historyculture/history2.htm 

http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/ldssites.htm#pioneers


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Janey Roane Harper ('57)!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

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 My Granddaughter (by My Children of Other Parents),      Katelyn Mansfield of TX;

30 -   Don Chaney ('66) of FL AND          My Daughter, Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of NC AND     My Granddaughter, Claire Harty, of CA;

31 -   Helen Flax Kierstead ('58) of Ontario AND    Anne Sawyer Turpin ('65) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

July 24, 1915 - The passenger ship S.S. Eastland capsized while tied to a dock in the Chicago River. A total of 844 passengers and crew were killed in the largest loss of life disaster from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

July 24, 1941 - Japan invaded China by moving through Southeast Asia, an area that France had long occupied. France had "agreed" to the occupation under Petain's puppet government.

July 24, 1943 -
Operation Gomorrah began: The operation consisted of repeated bombing raids against Hamburg's industrial and munitions plants. British and Canadian aeroplanes bombed Hamburg by night, those of the Americans by day. By the end of the operation in November, 9,000 tons of explosives had killed more than 30,000 people and destroyed 280,000 buildings.

July 24, 1948 -
Soviet occupation forces in Germany blockaded West Berlin. The U.S.-British airlift began the following day.


THIS DAY IN 1965:

Saturday, July 24, 1965 - Basketball player and sportscaster Andrew Gaze was born Andrew Barry Casson Gaze in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Saturday, July 24, 1965 - Actor, director, and screenwriter Kadeem Hardison was born in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York.

Saturday, July 24, 1965 - Director and producer Doug Liman was born Douglas Eric Liman in New York City, New York.

Saturday, July 24, 1965 - Actress, singer, and producer Constance Bennett  (b. 22 Oct 1904 in New York City, New York) collapsed and died from a cerebral hemorrhage in Fort Dix, New Jersey at the age of 60.



From My Friend, Susan, of NC
- 07/24/15:
 
“The foremost quality of our pioneers was faith. With faith in God, they did what every pioneer does—they stepped forward into the unknown: a new religion, a new land, a new way of doing things. With faith in their leaders and in one another, they stood fast against formidable opposition. When their leader said, 'This is the right place,' they trusted, and they stayed. When other leaders said, 'Do it this way,' they followed in faith.”

- Dallin H. Oaks, October 1997
(b. 12 Aug 1932)


    Thanks so much, Susan!


    From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 07/23/15:

     INDEED! Thanks, Joyce! (Even though I myself would have said, "Be careful to whom you vent," because... well, you know!  )  
 
 


     From My Sister-in-Law, Ramona Harty (Jackson HS, MO - '75) of MO - 07/23/15:

  AMEN! Thank you, Monie!
 
 


      From Jimmy Hines ('64) of VA - 07/23/15:

    EXACTLY! Thanks, Jimmy!
 
 


From The Walking Dead - 07/23/15 - "Marathon":

 

   Go back to the very beginning this Sunday. Watch the marathon on AMC starting at 2:30/1:30.

   Season 6 of The Walking Dead premieres Sunday, October 11 at 9:00/8:00 on AMC!

   Be there.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1520211/

 
 


“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

- Yogi Berra
(
b. 12 May 1925)


        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC -  07/18/15 - "Dogs, Dogs, Dogs (#7 in a series of 8)":

  Thanks, Dools!

 

 
 


BONUS GRANNY PIONEER SHAWL CROCHET PATTERN:
http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/crocheting/accessory/half-granny-square-shawl/32450 - Half Granny Square Shawl - "This loosely crocheted Half Granny Square Shawl drapes nicely over a chair or banister. This design was hand-dyed, but feel free to design your own crochet pattern using any yarn size you prefer."


BONUS MORMON PIONEER RECIPES:

http://www.lds.org/friend/1975/07/pioneer-recipes -  Mormon Pioneer Recipes

http://www.lds.org/ensign/1972/07/a-melting-pot-of-pioneer-recipes - Winnifred C. Jardine's Melting Pot of Pioneer Recipes - "Pioneer women who had to decide what few precious things to carry across the plains surely made one choice in common—their own individual collection of “receipts,” as recipes were then called. For them, these were reminders of a security left behind and a hope for the abundance of the future. In the interim, they simply did what they had to do to keep their families alive..." NOTE: Winnifred Cannon Jardine is the great-granddaughter of Brigham Young.


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/23/15:

Herds of elephants from all over Africa were summoned to a meeting in the jungle.

As their national leader took his place on the stage, one of the African elephants trumpeted impatiently, “Come on, tell us what this is all about. We’re all ears.”


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 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. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

2. Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26, 2015 - The Warwick HS Class of 1960 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Friday night: at the Warwick Yacht Club; Saturday night: James River Country Club. DETAILS: WWW.WARWICKFARMERS.COM

3. Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Friday night will be open to all graduates of NNHS; Saturday night will be reserved for 1965 Class members and their guests.
SEE:
http://.www.nnhs1965typhoon.myevent.com/;
http://nnhs65.com/reunion-class-of-1965/50-Year-Reunion-Letter-2015.docx 

CONTACT: Lynn Walker Brothers @ brothersbc@msn.com or Pauline Collins Shofner @ pcshofner@verizon.net.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/15/15

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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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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


THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

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


Come, Come, Ye Saints

"This hymn text was written by William Clayton, who was inspired by the existing hymn 'All Is Well' and his experiences traveling to Utah as one of the Mormon Pioneers. They, the early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gathered from around the world and walked across the American plains to find a new home in the West where they could live their religion without persecution. They settled and colonized much of what is now the state of Utah and although the bitter persecution of the past has, for the most part, been replaced with understanding and respect, for members of the Church throughout the world the hymn 'Come, Come Ye Saints' continues to represent their heritage of faith and sacrifice."

Words by William Clayton, April 15, 1846
(1814 - 04 Dec 1879)

Music: English Folk Song
 

Come, come, ye Saints, no toil or labor fear;
But with joy wend your way.
Though hard to you this journey may appear,
Grace shall be as your day.
'Tis better far for us to strive
Our useless cares from us to drive;
Do this and joy your hearts will swell —
All is well! All is well!


Why should we mourn or think our lot is hard?
'Tis not so; all is right.
Why should we think to earn a great reward
If we now shun the fight?
Gird up your loins; fresh courage take.
Our God will never us forsake;
And soon we'll have this tale to tell —
All is well! All is well!

We'll find the place which God for us prepared,
Far away in the West.
Where none shall come to hurt or make afraid;
There the Saints will be blessed.
We'll make the air with music ring,
Shout praises to our God and King;
Above the rest these words we'll tell —
All is well! All is well!

And should we die before our journey's through,
Happy day! All is well!
We then are free from toil and sorrow, too;
With the just we shall dwell!
But if our lives are spared again
To see the Saints their rest obtain;
Oh, how we'll make this chorus swell —
All is well! All is well!


"Come, Come, Ye Saints" midi and history courtesy of http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Come,_Come_Ye_Saints_(Traditional) - 07/23/08

"Come, Come, Ye Saints" lyrics courtesy of http://www.davidcole.net/music/diatonic_harmonica/come_come_ye_saints.html - 07/23/08

Image of Cloy Kent's Painting of a Latter-day Saint handcart family moving west (the original of which hangs in Iowa City 4th Ward meetinghouse)
courtesy of http://www.mormonhistoricsitesfoundation.org/articles/iowaCity1.htm - 07/23/08

Rope Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars10.html - 07/23/08

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

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!

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06

Laughing Jester Smiley clip art courtesy of Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 10/06/09
Thanks, Bill!

Jackson High School (MO) logo courtesy of http://www.jacksonr2schools.com/seniorhigh/ - 05/25/15
 
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09

Animated Dancing Snoopy courtesy of Billy Turner ('65) of TX - 11/26/08
Thanks, Billy Turner!

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