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NNHS Newsletter -
love of our neighbor in all its fullness simply means
- Simone Weil
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I think we could all use a little gentleness right about now.....
BONUS #1 - Dear Hearts and Gentle People - Dinah Shore, 1949
BONUS #2 - Dear Hearts and Gentle People - Bing Crosby
BONUS #3 - Dear Hearts and Gentle People - Jim Reeves
|"Dear Hearts and Gentle People" is a
song published in 1949 with music by
Sammy Fain and
Bob Hilliard. They were inspired to write the song based on a scrap
of paper with the words "Dear friends and gentle hearts" written on it
that was found on the body of
Stephen Foster when he was discovered in a New York hotel room in
Popular versions were recorded in 1949 by Dinah Shore, Gordon MacRae, Bing Crosby and Dennis Day. In the United Kingdom, the song was recorded by Doreen Lundy. Later recordings were made by Perry Como in 1959 and again in 1980. The song references the singer's hometown, and different versions allude to a range of U.S. states.
The Dinah Shore recording was recorded on September 9, 1949, and released by Columbia Records (as catalog number 38605). This version alludes to Tennessee, Shore's home state. The recording first appeared on the Billboard charts on November 18, 1949, lasting 16 weeks and peaking at position number seven.
The Gordon MacRae recording was recorded on October 21, 1949, and released by Capitol Records (as catalog number 777). It peaked at number 19 on the Billboard charts. The flip side was "Mule Train," which MacRae recorded October 1, 1949.
The Bing Crosby recording was recorded on October 26, 1949, and released by Decca Records (as catalog number 24798). This version mentions Idaho, close to Crosby's home state of Washington. The flip side was "Mule Train". The recording first appeared on the Billboard charts on November 25, 1949, lasting 16 weeks and peaking at number two.
The Dennis Day recording was released by RCA Victor Records as a 78rpm single (catalog number 20-3596), and as a 45rpm single (catalog number 47-3102). The recording first appeared on the Billboard charts on January 13, 1950, lasting three weeks and peaking at number 19.
The Perry Como recording of April 23, 1959, was released as a track on the album Como Swings (catalog number LSP-2010). The Como recording of July 1980, from a live performance, was released on the album Perry Como Live on Tour in 1981 (catalog number AQL1-3826).
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Hilton Henderson ('57) of NV and FL AND My Grandson (by My Children of Other Parents), Jacob Mansfield of TX!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to The United States Marine Corps - 1775 AND Tamsie Warren Ellis ('57) AND David Wittan ('57)AND Angie Ray Smith ('64) of VA AND the late Steve Pullen ('65) (d. 22 Apr 2012)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
11 - David Bell ('64) of NJ;
12 - Barbara Womble Lawson (NNHS / Hampton HS) of VA AND Jean Pittman Priest ('64) of FL;
14 - Glenda Stewart Martin Faires ('68) of GA AND Timothy of DC (son of Kathy Cooper - '70 - of VA);
15 - The late Bobbie Whitehurst Canady ('57) (d. 11/16/07) AND My Niece, Shari, of VA;
16 - The late George-Morewitz ('57) (d. 06/09/08)!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
November 09, 1918 - World War I: Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany abdicated after the German Revolution, and Germany was proclaimed a Republic.
THIS DAY IN WWII:
November 09, 1921 - The Partito Nazionale Fascista (PNF), National Fascist Party, came into existence.
November 09, 1923 - In
Munich, Germany, police and government troops loyal to the democratic
government crushed the
Beer Hall Putsch in
coup was the work of the
Nazis. The event began the evening before when Adolf Hitler took control of
a beer hall full of Bavarian government leaders at gunpoint.
November 09, 1938 - Nazi German diplomat Ernst vom Rath died from the fatal gunshot wounds of Jewish resistance fighter Herschel Grynszpan, an act which the Nazis used as an excuse to instigate the 1938 national pogrom, also known as Kristallnacht or "Night of Broken Glass." Nazi troops and sympathizers destroyed and looted 7,500 Jewish businesses, burned 267 synagogues, killed 91 Jews, and rounded up over 25,000 Jewish men.
November 09, 1940 - Warsaw was awarded the Virtuti Militari, Poland's highest military decoration for courage in the face of the enemy.
November 09, 1989 - The Berlin Wall was opened.
THIS DAY IN 1968:
|Friday, November 09, 1968 -
Pianist and educator
Nazzareno Carusi was born in
Friday, November 09, 1968 - Political scientist, author, and academic Colin Hay was born in the UK.
Friday, November 09, 1968 - Pianist Jan Johansson (b. 16 Sept 1931 in Söderhamn, Hälsingland, Sweden) died in a car crash on his way to a concert in a church in Jönköping, Stockholm County, Sweden at the age of 37.
|“Getting other people
to like you is simply the other side of liking other people.”
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 11/09/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 11/08/18, 6:04 AM:
So, the election hype is over, the day after
cheers or jeers (depending on whether our favorites won or lost) are done and
now it's time to get back to what's really important: our family, our jobs, our
future and our lives. Whatever might follow in the political world, remember we
are still the primary movers of our own destiny. And when we add the power of
the Living God at center stage in our life, it becomes so much more doable. So,
let's change our focus and direction and turn to peace, lower volume and less
animosity and begin getting ready for joyous occasions, for Thanksgiving and
then Christmas are on the way. Be upbeat, be positive and be filled with love
for "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" will soon be here. Have a blessed
Thursday and God bless.
Thank you so much, Jimmy!
SAD NEWS FOR THE ARCHIVE:
Bernice Hurwitz Adelson
NEWPORT NEWS — Bernice Hurwitz Adelson, the only daughter of Charles and Sadie Hurwitz born in Boston Massachusetts died on Thursday, November 8th at the age of 94.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 53 years, Samuel Adelson, and her elder son, Stanley Adelson.
She is survived by her son, Corey Adelson, his wife, Susan Nachman and their son, Michael.
Bernice loved her country and was proud of serving in the Department of the Air Force for twenty years. She was a member of Rodof Shalom Temple.
A graveside service will be held at noon at the Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula on Kecoughtan Road by Rabbi Gilah Dror.
Published in the Daily Press on 11/9/2018.
From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 11/07/16:
|EXACTAMUNDO! Thanks, Jean!|
From Me ('65) of NC - 11/08/18:
I've no idea who the genius
was behind this, but I think it's the cleverest thing I've seen lately!
I only wish I'd seen it forty-eleven years ago!
The text doesn't mention three other things I noticed: the nose appears to be a real carrot (presumably to offset all those treats, whether homemade or bought); the hats could be crocheted, knit, or purchased; plus a quantity of plain white wrapping paper combined with black duct tape will suffice for all.
“A bank is a place that will lend you money, if you can prove that you
don’t need it.”
- Bob Hope
(29 May 1903 - 27 July 2003)
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 10/31/18 - "Statistics (#9 in a series of 18)":
numbers are based on a single day. The one that may not be clear is the 5000 -
an estimate of how many steps the average person takes in a day. I don't know if
anyone else will find these of interest, or as much as I do, but one thing that
stood out to me is the imbalance in the numbers. Our dependence on technology is
clear. It is certainly a blessing in many ways; just hope it does not make life
WOW! Thank you, Shari!
BONUS NOVEMBER DECORATING IDEA:
BONUS NOVEMBER CROCHET PATTERNS:Maria's Harvest Gold Chameleon Hat - "The November crochet Chameleon Hat is rich with the colors of Fall and holds the promise of a plentiful harvest. Harvest Gold is a return to the simple silhouette and clean lines of the original Chameleon Hat. I’ve added a pretty sunflower, simply because I like them! I hope you enjoy this one."
From www.ajokeaday.com - 11/08/16:
|Did you hear about the professional golfer who
got arrested for assaulting his chauffeur?
All he did was take out his driver.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant
on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.
2. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 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.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/18
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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