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Volume 45 - No. 34

August 20, 2015

Compiled by lyle e davis

Editor’s Note: Yesterday was not so long ago . . . in terms of our history. Thanks to the Works Project Administration (WPA).

Within this program was the Federal Writer’s Project, where more than 300 writers from 24 states would gather almost 300 documents that featured parts of our history and the people that made that history. It makes for fascinating reading and lets us look in on the lifes of those who came before us and see what they endured. The documents produced not only kept writers busy and gave them a source of income, but preserved an important element of our history in the process.

Their documents, typically 2,000 to 15,000 words in length, varied from narratives to reports to case histories.

Here we take a look at Harlem, some of the folk tales and examples of racism in a Harlem Bar . . . then a long look at show biz . . . . some of the characters and their lifestyle, “back in the day.” Here, then, is another sampling of this wonderful project. For certain, we will have more published in The Paper in the future:

FOLKLORE NEW YORK WORKER Ralph Ellison DATE June 14th, 1938 Name of informant: Leo Gurley SUBJECT Harlem

I hope to God to kill me if this aint the truth. All you got to do is go down to Florence, South Carolina and ask most anybody you meet and they'll tell you its the truth.

Florence is one of these hard towns on colored folks. You have to stay out of the white folks way; all but Sweet. That the fellow I'm fixing to tell you about. His name was Sweet-the-monkey. I done forgot his real name, I caint remember it. But that was what everybody called him. He wasn't no big guy. He was just bad. My mother and grandmother used to say he was wicked. He was bad allright. He was one sucker who didn't give a dam bout the crackers. Fact is, they got so they stayed out of his way. I caint never remember hear tell of any them crackers bothering thatguy. He used to give em trouble all over the place and all they could do about it was to give the rest of us hell.

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It was this way: Sweet could make hisself invisible. You don't believe it? Well here's how he done it. Sweet-the-monkey cut open a black cat and took out its heart. Climbed up a tree backwards and cursed God. After that he could do anything. The white folks would wake up in the morning and find their stuff gone. He cleaned out the stores. He cleaned up the houses. Hell, he even cleaned out the dam bank! He was the boldest black sonofabitch ever been down that way. And couldn't nobody do nothing to him. Because they couldn't never see im when he done it. He didn't need the money. Fact is, most of the time he broke into places he wouldn't take nothing. Lots a times he just did it to show 'em he could. Hell, he had everybody in that lil old town scaird as hell; black folks and white folks.

The white folks started trying to catch Sweet. Well, they didn't have no luck. Theyd catch 'im standing in front of the eating joints and put the handcuffs on im and take im down to the jail. You know what that sucker would do? The police would come up and say: “Come on Sweet” and he'd say “You all want me?” and they'd put the handcuffs on im and start leading im away. He'd go with em a little piece; Sho, just

like he was going. Then all of a sudden he would turn hisself invisible and dissapear. The police wouldn't have nothing but the handcuffs. They couldn't do a thing with that Sweet-the-monkey. Just before I come up this way they was all trying to trap im. They didn't have much luck. Once they found a place he'd looted with footprints leading away from it and they decided to try and trap im. This was bout sun up and they followed his footprints all that day. They followed them till sundown when he come partly visible. It was red and the sun was shining on the trees and they waited till they saw his shadow. That was the last of the Sweet-the-monkey. They never did find his body and right after that I come up here. That was bout five years ago. My brother was down there last year and they said they think Sweet done come back. But they caint be sho because he wont let hisself be seen. NAME OF WORKER Ralph Ellison DATE June 15, 1939 SUBJECT: Racism in a Harlem Bar

I was sitting up on the bandstand drumming, trying to make myself

some beat-up change.

Wasnt such a crowd in the place that night, just a bunch a them beer-drinkers. I was looking down at em dancing and wishing that things would liven up. Then a man came up and give me four dollars just to sing one number. Well, I was singing for that man. I was really laying it Jack, just like Marian Anderson. What the hell you talking about; I'd sing all night after that cat done give me four bucks; thats almost a fin! But this is what brings you down. One a these bums come up to the stand and says to the banjo player: “If you monkeys dont play some music, Im gonna throw you outta de jernt.”

Man, I quit singing and looked at that sonofabitch. Then I got mad. I said: “Where the goddam hell you come from, you gonna throw somebody outa this band? How you get so bad? Why you poor Brooklyn motherfriger, I'll wreck this goddam place with you.”

Man, he looked at me. I said: “Dont look at me goddamit, I mean what I say!” By this time everybody is standing around listening. I said: “I

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oughta snatch your goddam head off— Oh I know the rest'll try to gang me. But they wont get me before I get to you. You crummy bastard.”

Then man, I make a break for my pocket, like I was pulling my gun. Ha, Ha, goddam! You oughta seen em fall back from this cat. This bum had on glasses and you oughta seen him holding up his hands and gitting out a my way. Then the boss came up rinning running and put the sonofabitch out into the street and told me to get back to work. Hell, I scaired the hell out of that bastard. A poor sonofabitch! Drinking beer and coming up talking to us like that! You see he thought cause we was black he could talk like he wanted to. In a night club and drinking beer! I fixed him. I bet he wont try that no more. Man, a poor white man is a bringdown. He aint got nothing. He cant get nothing. And he thinks cause hes white hes got to impress you cause you black. Then some of em comes up and try to be your friend. Like the other night; Im up on the stand drumming and singing, trying to make myself some change. I was worried. I got a big old boy, dam near big as me, and every time I look up hes got to have something. Well the other night I hadnt made a dam thing. And I was sitting there drumming when one of these bums what hangs around the place-one a these slaphappy jitterbugs, comes up to

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Age

An elderly gentleman had serious hearing problems for a number of years. He went to the doctor and the doctor was able to have him fitted for a set of hearing aids that allowed the gentleman to hear 100%.

The elderly gentleman went back in a month to the doctor and the doctor said, 'Your hearing is perfect.. Your family must be really pleased that you can hear again.'

The gentleman replied, 'Oh, I haven't told my family yet. I just sit around and listen to the conversations. I've changed my will three times!'

me and says: “You stink!”

Now you know that made me mad before I even knowed what he was talking about. A white cat coming up to me talking about I stink? I said: “What you talking about. What you mean I stink?

He said: “You aint a good follow like the other cats. You wont take me up to Harlem and show me around.”

I said: “Hell yes, mammydodger, I stink! If thats what you mean Im gon always stink. Youll never catch me carrying a bunch of you poor sonsabitches up there. What the hell you gonna do when you get up there? You aint got nothing. Hell, you poor as I am. I dont see you coming down to Harlem to carry me up to show me the Bronx. You dam right I stink.” Man, he just looks at me now and says: “Jack, you sho a funny cat.' Can you beat that? He oughta know I aint got no use for him. DAM! Another one comes up to me another one a these beer-drinking bums- and says: “I want to go up to your house sometime.”

I said: “Fo what! Now you tell me fo what!” I said: What-in-theworld do you want to come up to my place for? You aint got nothing and I sho aint got nothing. Whats a poor colored cat and a poor white cat gonna do together? You aint got nothing cause you too dumb to get it. And I aint got nothins cause I'm black. I guess you

Two elderly gentlemen from a retirement center were sitting on a bench under a tree when one turns to the other and says: 'Slim, I'm 83 years old now and I'm just full of aches and pains. I know you're about my age. How do you feel?' Slim says, 'I feel just like a newborn baby.' 'Really!? baby!?'

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'Yep. No hair, no teeth, and I think I just wet my pants.' ••••• An elderly couple had dinner at another couple's house, and after eating, the wives left the table and went into the kitchen.

The two gentlemen were talking, and one said, 'Last night we went out to a new restaurant and it was really great. . . I would recommend it very highly.'

The other man said, 'What is the name of the restaurant?'

The first man thought and thought and finally said, 'What is the name of that flower you give to someone you love? You

got your little ol skin, thats the reason? Im supposed to feel good cause you walk in my house and sit in my chairs? Hell, that skin aint no more good to you than mine is to me. You caint marry one a DuPonts daughters, and I know dam well I caint. So what the hell you gon do up to my place?”

Aw man, I have to get these white cats told. They think you supposed to feel good cause they friendly to you. Boy I dont fool with em. They just the reason why I caint get ahead now. They try to get all a mans money. Thats just the reason why I found me a place up the street here. Got two rooms in a private house witha private bath. These other cats go down to Ludwig Baumans and give him all their money so they can meet you on the street and say: “Oh you must come up to my apartment sometimes. Oh yes, yes, I have some lovely furniture. You just must come up sometime;” You know, man, they want to show off. But me I done got wise. Im getting my stuff outa junk shops, second hand stores, anywhere. I aint giving these Jews my money. Like the chicks. I used to get my check and go out with the boys and pick up some of these fine feathered chicks. You know the light chicks with the fine hair. Wed go out making all the gin mills, buying liquor. Id take em to a room and have a ball. Then Id wake up in the morning with all my beatup change gone and Id I'd have to face my wife and tell her some deep lie - that she didnt believe. I dont do that no more. Now I give

know ... the one that's red and has thorns.' 'Do you mean a rose?'

'Yes, that's the one,' replied the man. He then turned towards the kitchen and yelled, 'Rose, what's the name of that restaurant we went to last night?' Rules

Hospital regulations require a wheel chair for patients being discharged. However, while working as a student nurse, I found one elderly gentleman already dressed and sitting on the bed with a suitcase at his feet, who insisted he didn’t need my help to leave the hospital. After a chat about rules being rules, he reluctantly let me wheel him to the elevator. On the way down I asked him if his wife was meeting him.

'I don't know,' he said. 'She's still upstairs in the bathroom changing out of her hospital gown.' ••••• Couple in their nineties are both having problems remem-

most of my money to my wife. And I put the rest on the numbers. And when I see the fine chicks I tell 'em they have to wait till the numbers jumps out.

See this bag? I got me a head a cabbage and two years a corn. Im going up here and get me a side a bacon. When I get home, gonna cook the cabbage and bacon, gonna make me some corn fritters and set back in my twenty-fivedollars-a-month room and eat my fritters and cabbage and tell the Jews to forgit it! Jack I'm just sitting back waiting, cause soon things is gonna narrow down to the fine point. Hitlers gonna reach in a few months and grab and then thingsll start. All the white folksll be killing off one another. And I hope they do a good job! Then there wont be nobody left but Sam. Then we'll be fighting it out amongst ourselves. That'll be a funky fight. Aw hell yes! When Negroes start running things I think I'll have to get off the earth before its too late.

NAME OF WORKER Terry Roth DATE 2/14/39 SUBJECT Folklore of Stage People 2. Place of interview Gus and Andy's Restaurant 146 West 47 Street Miss Everett Gus and Andy's restaurant, at 146 W 47th Street, is a a favorite meeting place of the theatrical crowd. In appearance, it is quite

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bering things. During a checkup, the doctor tells them that they're physically okay, but they might want to start writing things down to help them remember … Later that night, while watching TV, the old man gets up from his chair. 'Want anything while I'm in the kitchen?' he asks. 'Will you get me a bowl of ice cream?' 'Sure..'

'Don't you think you should write it down so you can remember it?' she asks. 'No, I can remember it.’

''Well, I'd like some strawberries on top, too. Maybe you should write it down, so as not to forget it?' He says, 'I can remember that. You want a bowl of ice cream with strawberries.' 'I'd also like whipped cream. I'm certain you'll forget that,

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ordinary. As you enter, to the left there is a long bar displaying such signs as “Our Private Stock Rye—Average Age 4 years, 25¢; Dawson Scotch, 25¢,” a listing of “quick orders” served at the bar; extra charge if served at tables. Seating capacity, including a mezzanine, is about 110. The color scheme is dubonnet and cream, carried out in dubonnet upholstered chairs, and a decorative wall mural, depicting scenes of old Greece; the chariot races, athletic meets, etc. Music all day long by an automatic playing piano. The sign outside says: Gus and Andy's serving the best to the best since 1912. And the menu bears the tale of it's growth on the cover. “The Evolution of An Apple”

Back in 1912, Anthony Pournaras, realizing that the founding of a successful enterprise depended upon the quality of his merchandise, set himself in business at our present location by selling apples.....only the best for the price. A very inauspicious start, to be sure, but the verity of his homely philosophy was to be vindicated.

From an apple to a fruit stand : from a fruit stand to a fruit and candy story: from that to a light Luncheonette and Delicatessen: and from that to a modern coffee shop and restaurant (1927). His progress and expansion was positive proof of his unshaken belief in quality. In 1930, when vaudeville, whose artists were our friends and customers, officially bowed to radio and talkies, and then exhaled its last breath, Anthony Pournaras died. Later a new era began for his old establishment.....a new show business..... a new deal.....and a new home for the apple, on October 21, 1934. After extensive alterations the present Bar and Restaurant made its debut.

With a seating capacity of 110 including the studio mezzanine, we endeavor to present in a comfortable and pleasing manner, our club luncheons, our full course dinners and our famous blue plate dinners. Our bar serves only the best liquors and caters to the most discriminating in the vicinity. Through all these years the type of our business has been changed to suit the times and demand, but the underlying principles and character of our establishment have remained the same. 25 years in business is our mark of success in serving good food.....as wholesome as the symbolic APPLE. Gus and Andy Pournaras

Nat Reynard: I was born on Second Avenue and Sixth Street and the only recreation we had would be gone 'ta dance halls. We went to seven dances a week and one matinee Saturday.

Naturally, we were all good ballroom dancers. So the first [venehur?] we had was a ball room

dancin' act with a goil from school and then I had a dancin' school with George [Deins?]. He had a dancin' act with his little goil I used to go around with. Later she wuz his foist wife. We usta go and give exhibitions for dancers for a cup.

be a little more quiet up there”.

[Doins?] would be the judge of tricks that's planted. By a previous arrangement, we'd say that after the sixth trick, we would start taking the customers. Say that it's the sixth trick. It has been finished. Now the seventh trick, which is already known to one on the stage is to be a watch.

You find out her name is Mrs. Jones, she lives a short ways out of town. So two weeks before your show plays there, an advance man goes out to see her. Gets her name and address, of course, from the theatre, and he always tries to get some woman who has a child going to school. About 11 o'clock in the morning he knocks on the door. He talks himself inside because he's demonstrating a new silver polish, and he wants to polish all her silver for her, loving cups and all, and it won't cost her a cent. What woman likes to polish silver! And anyway, he talks himself into her good graces 'cause he's a nice guy, making it still understood that he is not selling anything, having no sample kit or anything like that. He does a good job polishing everything in the house and gets up a pleasant conversation until the youngster comes home from school for dinner. Of course, the natural thing is, he's ast to sit down and have a cup of coffee too. He entertains the kid with some stories and gets himself foither into the graces and of course, there isn't anybody will tell you more about herself and her family than a mother.

The Magic Shows

As you're finishing your sixth trick, you toin casually to the row behind you and you say, “Let me have a watch, please”. Immediately three or four watches come out. In a glance, it doesn't take you long to pick out a standard make like a Hamilton, Ingersoll, etc. without the audience noticing that you favor one type. So you immediately look and experience tells you which is the watch to take. So without making it appear obvious, you pick out, say, the Hamilton watch, “What have I got in my hand?”

The word “what” means that you have a Hamilton. You've already told him at the end of the sixth trick, even before you asked the audience for a watch, that the trick coming up is to be a watch.

Now, if I said, “Here is something in my hand”, the word “here” means an Ingersoll. In all cases the first word is the give away. The next thing is to cue him on the time. For instance, he's come on the stage at ten o'clock. This stunt takes place between 10:05 and 10:10, so now you got to cue him on 7,8, or go 9. “Dan you tell me the time”, “What is the time”, “Will you tell me the time”. The foist woid again is the cue, and after he tells you the time you make one reply, and your reply is the answer to the next trick.

You have already whispered to the people behind you, “Let me have a bill”. So, without making it too obvious you pick out a fiver but don't take it yet. You say to the magician as he is giving you the correct time, while you are holding the watch in your hand, “That is correct”, or “You are correct” or “That is right”. Anything with three words, that is the answer to the next trick which you haven't done yet. Then you say, “The gentleman has handed as a bill”, meanwhile taking the fiver, “What is the denomination of the bill?” By the three words in the previous question, you have told him it's a five dollar bill. You immediately reach over and say, “What kind of a tie is this man wearing?” He says, “a polka dot”. You are not going to ask the tie question until you reach a polka dot tie, “What lodge does this man belong to?” “The Elks”. You are not going to ask that question until you come to an Elk pin. We used to rehearse every morning for an hour or two and go over the things we would have to do. If there's any difficulty between the feller on the floor and the person on the stage and they miss a cue, you can always toin around to the Balcony and say. “Will you please

Then you start over again.

Here's a real stunt. You go into a town where subscription seats are sold weekly and you find out the name of some woman who comes to see the foist performance every week.

Having got all the information you want out of her, you take your leave, telling her that if she ever wants to buy silver polish, be sure to ast for this coitin brand, but she couldn't find it in the 48 states if she went looking for it. The stuff is all written down and filed away. Two weeks later the magician comes to town. The same woman is sitting in row B-1. The polish man is concealed somewhere in the theater and identifies her to the cue man. And at some time during the performance you got to woik on her. He tells her all about herself and she never gives a thought that she told all this to a silver polish demonstrator two weeks previous. She immediately tells everybody what a great mind reader there is in town, and, before the end of the week, they pack in. After that foist performance the rest of the audience selected are plants. It was easy to do this in the old days because 90% of your house was sold by subscription to people that went religiously to the theatre, and they had the same seat.

Here's and old plant. A fellow goes into a theatre and puts down a tenner for his tickets. The cashier gives him a five, the number of which has been copied by the magician, and the rest in singles. The usher is tipped off to seat this guy and reports back the seat number. Having no time to spend the bill between the box office and the theatre itself, he still has it on his person. You know the seat he's in so you woik up to him, toin to his row and say

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write it down?' she asks.

Irritated, he says, 'I don't need to write it down, I can remember it! Ice cream with strawberries and whipped cream - I got it, for goodness sake!' Then he toddles into the kitchen. After about 20 minutes, the old man returns from the kitchen and hands his wife a plate of bacon and eggs.. She stares at the plate for a moment. 'Where's my toast?' ••••• A senior citizen said to his eighty-year old buddy: 'So I hear you're getting married?' 'Yep!'

'Do I know her?' 'Nope!'

'This woman, is she good looking?' 'Not really.'

'Is she a good cook?'

'Naw, she can't cook too well.'

'Does she have lots of money?' ‘Nope! Poor mouse.'

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'Well, then, is she good in bed?' 'I don't know.'

'Why in the world do you want to marry her then?' 'Because she can still drive!' ••••• Three old guys are out walking.

First one says, 'Windy, isn't it?' Second one says, 'No, it's Thursday!'

Third one says, 'So am I. Let's go get a beer..' ••••• A man was telling his neighbor, 'I just bought a new hearing aid. It cost me four thousand dollars, but it's state of the art.. It's perfect.' 'Really,' answered the neighbor . 'What kind is it?'

'Twelve thirty..' Morris, an 82 year-old man,

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The Paper • Page 4 • August 20, 2015 Solar Energy Attractive to City Governments

More and more cities are turning to solar energy to cut costs on energy bills. The city of Oceanside, for example, expects to save millions of dollars in addition to gaining 20 shaded parking spots, all as a result of a recently approved project to install solar panels at five city facilities which will include the city’s police headquarters and a fire station. Under a recent agreement the city signed a power purchase agreement with PFMG Solar LLC, a Huntington Beachbased firm that will install and maintain the solar panels in exchange for the city buying the energy they produce.

The city estimates it will see a savings of $8 million over the live of the 25-year contract.

The panels will be installed — at no cost to the city — at Oceanside’s police headquarters, Fire Station 7, the city operations center, Melba Bishop Recreation Center and El Corazon Senior Center. The agreement locks in Oceansides’ energy cost at $0.16 per kwh versus the 23 cents per kwh they are presently paying SDG&E and when SDG&E increases its rates, the city will remain at

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the fixed rate of 16 cents per kwh. Movement Expected on Proposed Property Development

The city of Escondido may opt to update and expand the city’s Sphere of Influence - a document that identifies land outside the city limits that Escondido might eventually want to annex. The issue arises as part of the process of responding to the plans and proposal of a developer who hopes to build 550 luxury homes in a project that is drawing more and more neighborhood opposition.

The proposed Safari Highlands Ranch development, if approved, would be built on 350 acres of a 1,098-acre parcel in the rugged hills of the San Pasqual Valley. The land is in an unincorporated section of the county, north of the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park and just east of the Escondido community of Rancho Vistamonte and the Eagle Crest golf course. Outside the city limits of Escondido, but under the Sphere of Influence document, land that would be annexed if the city so chose. The developer, Concordia Communities LLC wants the site annexed by Escondido so

mainly because of the propensity for officers and/or directors to make long winded speeches.

For the most part, this convention was much better. It was a convention for Kiwanians from Calilfornia, Nevada and Hawaii. I got a lot of useful information from a number of workshops, very skillfully presented by excellent speakers with lots of easy to understand audio/visual aids.

Man About Town

Sacramento, it turns out, is one of my favorite towns.

Yes, I know it gets hot there . . but so does Escondido . . .and temperatures in the two cities are not all that dissimilar.

In fact, upon returning home last Sunday, it was hotter in Escondido than it was when we left Sacramento.

Sacramento is a beautiful city, warm, friendly people, neat, clean, lovely suburbs as well as a beautiful downtown area. We stayed at the Hyatt Regency, just a block away from the state capitol building.

As regular readers know, I’m not a big fan of conventions -

Tim Cunning, a big high mucky-muck in Kiwanis circles, and who lives in Escondido, may have set a world record, or at least a Kiwanis record for the shortest seconding speech in history. His seconding speech lasted about 12 seconds.

The moment he finished the speech the auditorium fell silent . . . and then erupted in applause, cheers, and laughter. The man hit a home run.

He understood clearly that conventioneers appreciate concise, factual information, and abhor long winded oratory. Tim delivered.

But, then, he usually does.

He’s one of the top leaders in Kiwanis circles because of his dedication to Kiwans, to the

that essential municipal services such as water, sewer, fire and police protection would extend to the housing project.

Annexation would also allow the developer to skirt county zoning restrictions, which would allow only 27 homes on the land. Critics say those zoning laws prove the project is incompatible with the quiet community where it would be built and that the traffic and noise it would bring would destroy the picturesque neighborhood. Escondido’s current City Council seems inclined to favor upscale new housing, hoping it might attract new, high paying businesses and their staffs.

In order to arrive at that point, the city first has to expand the Sphere of Influence to include the site. If and when that occurs, the other natural processes of government begins, including environmental review. The county’s Local Agency Formation Commission, which oversees spheres and annexations, has told the city Safari Highlands is such a big development that a sphere update — rather just a simple amend-

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service of youth, which is the primary mission of Kiwanis. Tim is a tireless worker for kids and Kiwanis. And he managed to steal the show at the Sacramento Kiwanis Convention.

(Let that be a hint to any of you who plan on attending and speaking at a convention. Keep it short, bub.) ••••• Remember when it used to be fun, glamorous and adventurous to fly? Doesn’t happen much anymore.

Oh, once your plane leaves the ground and climbs into the sky, when you feel that surge of the engines combining to climb you higher and higher, and as you watch the ground slip away from you . . . and when you level off and settle in for a nice, comfortable ride, with blue skies outside . . . and those delicious Southwest peanuts and pretzels to keep you fed . . . then it’s not only not so bad but rather an enjoyable experience. But the price you pay! Both financial and personal. The delays at check-in, going through security, are a royal pain in a sensitive area of the body. The prices you pay for food and drink make you realize that highway robbery still exists, it just relocated itself to vendors inside airports.

Letters to the Editor

More Credible Reasons to Oppose Lilac Hills Ranch –

There are many project opponents who don’t understand, or are offended by County of San Diego Planning Staff’s ‘handling’ on this project, which has obvious regional significance. Many opponents have credible land use concerns that this GPA will establish intensive development patterns as an undesirable precedent. If the GPA for this Lilac Hills Ranch is approved for 1,746 units with a density increase of 600%, approval action on Lilac Hills Ranch by Planning Commission, and Board of Supervisors, this would establish a regional land use precedent.

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Still, it is sometimes a necessary evil to grab a plane somewhere and hope . . just hope that everything goes smoothly and your delays are not too lengthy.

Our flight home from Sacramento was one of the more pleasant recent airline experiences. Excellent staff on board, clear skies, smooth ride, and before we knew it . . . we were home! Nice to visit Sacramento, a beautiful city, but oh, how nice it is to be back home and to be welcomed so enthusiastically by our two daughters. (Oh, you might call them puppies, but you’d be wrong. Indeed, they are our daughters . . . Trixie and Cindy. A neighbor stopped by and saw to it they were fed and watered . . . but they still missed their mommy and daddy. And we missed them, the rascals. They’ve been hanging around all day, begging to be petted and loved . . . not realizing that we have a paper to get ready to go to press.

Speaking of which, remember earlier when I spoke of the costs of flying? We changed our flight to leave about five hours earlier than originally

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went to the doctor to get a physical.

A few days later, the doctor saw Morris walking down the street with a gorgeous young woman on his arm.

A couple of days later, the doctor spoke to Morris and said, 'You're really doing great, aren't you?'

Morris replied, 'Just doing what you said, Doc: 'Get a hot mamma and be cheerful.'' The doctor said, 'I didn't say that.. I said, 'You've got a heart murmur; be careful.' ••••• A minister was completing a temperance sermon. With great emphasis he said, 'If I had all the beer in the world, I'd take it and pour it into the river.' With even greater emphasis he said, 'And if I had All the wine in the world, I'd take it and pour it into the river.'

And then finally, shaking his fist in the air, he said, 'And if I

had all the whiskey in the world, I'd take it and pour it into the river.' Sermon down...

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The song leader stood very cautiously and announced with a smile, nearly laughing, 'For our closing song, Let us sing Hymn #365, 'Shall We Gather at the River.' Happily

Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A cellular phone on a bench rings and a man engages the hands-free speaker function and begins to talk. Everyone else in the room stops to listen. MAN: "Hello"

WOMAN: "Hi Honey, it's me. Are you at the club?" MAN: "Yes."

WOMAN: "I'm at the shops now and found this beautiful leather coat. It's only $2,000. Is it OK if I buy it?"

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“Let me have a fiver, please?” If this guy takes one out you can be sure it's the marked one, because if he had another one in his pocket he wouldn't have changed a ten, and you find that this always woiks. You take the bill out to his hand and glance at the number and you see it's the right one. You're still on the last trick so that if something slips up and it isn't the one he got from the cashier, you can cue the magician when you answer the trick he's finishing up. Here's another trick that astonished a group of professors who tried to figure it out. We're sitting in the office one day, the magician, myself and two professors, one of the professors with his leg up on the desk. So the magician led into a card trick. And the card trick led up to four aces. When we all got through the ace of hearts was missing. He turned to one of the professors. “You got a knife?” The feller takes a knife out of his pocket. “Now, rip the sole of your friend's shoe open”. He thought it was a gag but he did it and there was the missing ace. They tried to figure out this trick for years but nobody ever could. Here's what happened.

This magician was in a shoe store getting a shine a few weeks before and he sees this professor's house man bring in the boss's shoes. So

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Most opponents view this project as delivering the exact type of urban sprawl pattern of leapfrog development that is not consistent with San Diego County’s General Plan Land Use Element, which explicitly discourages such leapfrog growth patterns.

The analysis of Lilac Hills Ranch by County of SD Planning Staff has so far been neither objective, accurate, or reflect full disclosure of project related impacts from Lilac Hills Ranch. Instead, the applicant, Accretive, has somehow ‘been allowed’ to merely substitute their own analysis, with a promotional DVD version that projects a false, and artificially minor perception of actual project related impacts, and a grossly incomplete Land Use Analysis that only partially addresses primary issue of general plan consistency and land use. The limited analysis contained in Staff Report prepared for Planning Commissioners for this project fails to fully apply County of San Diego General Plan authority to limit growth patterns in a way that would avoid this type of urban

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speaker at a meeting of the Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Mrs. Jackson’s topic, ‘Organ Transplants: a Gift of Life’ chronicled her husband’s journey through two transplants, a liver in 1977 and a kidney in 2009. Grateful for the families who had the courage to okay organs from their loved ones, Mrs. Jackson emphasized the ongoing need for donors and encouraged everyone to talk to their families and let them know their desires should they pass. A pink dot on your driver’s license also alerts emergency personnel of your desire. Mrs. Jackson was given a certificate of appreciation by chapter regent, Linda Ramos, and a monetary donation will be made in her honor to the state regent’s project, music therapy for wounded warriors. Visit http://santamargarita.californiadar.org Assistance League® Partners with Brighton Collectibles

Linda Ramos & Carol Jackson

California DAR State Regent, Carol Oakley Jackson, was the

The Advocate

Once again, Brighton Collectibles of Westfield Mall Escondido chose Assistance League of Inland North County as its charity recipient for their “gently used” handbags donated by customers during their “Handbag Trade-In” event. As a way of giving back to the community, Brighton Collectibles encouraged customers to bring in “gently used” handbags in return for a credit of up to $50 toward the purchase of a new Brighton purse. The “gently used” handbags were donated to Assistance League of Inland North County to be sold in their thrift shop located at 2068 E. Valley Parkway,

kinds of assets require different kinds of letters. Ownership of bank accounts will be transferred to your Trust. Life and insurance policies beneficiaries are also changed to the Trust.

Even small accounts should be changed to the Trust. Once a small account became a large account when the proceeds of the house sale were wired, resulting in a large annoying probate. Marilyn Shea, Estate Planning Attorney Problem With Unfunded Trust

Dear Marilyn, My mother died recently and although she had a trust she never “funded” it. What does this mean? Mr. B from Shadowridge Dear Mr. B,

Unfortunately, an unfunded Trust has little or no value in California. When a person creates a Trust, a new deed should be done for their home and other property that one owns. Next is to notify your financial institutions which is often done improperly as different

Retirement plans such as IRA’s, Keoghs and Corporate Pension Plans are treated quite differently. The Trust (or the brand new IRA Trust) is only made the contingent beneficiary so that the surviving spouse (or heirs) can minimize taxable income on distributions.

Competent Estate Planning Attorneys will guide you through the process, helping you doing a Trust and funding it. This should not be a “do-ityourself” project. You need to deal with a professional expert who keeps advised of any changes in the law. copyright 2015

Marilyn Shea, attorney for over thirty years, is a past President of the So. Cal. National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. If you wish to have your questions answered, write to 2103 El Camino Real, Suite 103A, Oceanside, CA 92054 or CALL (760) 721-0600 FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

Escondido. Money earned from these bags is used to fund the organization’s seven different philanthropic programs.

Secy.; Maggie Larsen, Secretary; Bonnie Nugent, 5th VPClubhouse Grounds; Evelyn Madison, 5th VP-Clubhouse & Rentals; Bonnie Herron, 2nd VP, Membership; Jessie Berryman, 1st VP-Dean; and President Becky Flanagan. The first meeting of the year will be September 14th, at 10:30am, at their Clubhouse, 751 No. Rose,

Escondido.

Meeting/Events Calendar

Pictured from Left to Right: Assistance League Service Member Ron Pickettm, Brighton Employee Susie Soll, Assistance League Service Member Kip Hering

New Officers installed for the 2015-2016 year for the Woman's Club of Escondido are: (l-r) Marlene Joehnk, Treasurer; Judy Berman, Asst.

The Summer Break is Over

After four weeks of summer break, the Assembly reconvenes August 17. We will have a month before final adjournment to vote on hundreds of Senate bills, along with two special sessions dealing with healthcare and transportation. Though getting my son ready to start high school as a freshman and catching up on work at our small business were high on my list, state and district issues remained a primary focus. With water on everyone’s agenda, I joined legislative colleagues from throughout California to tour the Poseidon desalination plant in Carlsbad. Hopefully, similar plants will soon be under construction up and down the coast. I met with constituents and elected leaders at San Marcos Chamber’s “Meet the Elected Officials” event, and was happy to reconnect with local Riverside business and government officials at the Southwest California Legislative Council to hear concerns and receive updates about important issues facing the state and

“Everyone A Reader” Program at Felicita Elementary School – School has just started and this is a fun and rewarding volunteer opportunity! Have fun and do good by helping children become better readers, thereby increasing their likelihood of graduating and leading successful lives. Abundant smiles and spontaneous hugs are just some of the perks of this rewarding volunteer opportunity. Commitment is only about an hour a week. No experience needed; training, materials, and ongoing support is provided. For more information about Felicita Elementary School’s “Everyone A Reader” program, contact Lorene Joosten at 760.432.2444, ext 108, or ljoosten@eusd.org. Early Bird Price Extended for Gala in the Garden – The early bird price of $175/person for the 16th Annual Gala in the San Diego Botanic Garden, honoring Tony and Sue Godfrey, has been extended through August 21st, for the event on Saturday, September 12th, from 59:30pm. This year’s theme is “Deep

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region.

With California’s high housing costs and growing homeless veteran population, I was pleased to take part in a groundbreaking ceremony in San Marcos for the new Eastgate community, an affordable housing project opening next year. As the principal co-author of AB 147 (Assemblymember Matt Dababneh, D- Encino), regarding the rescue of research animals, I was eager to participate in a benefit in Temecula for the Beagle Freedom Project, a program providing permanent loving homes for Beagles and other animals no longer needed for research.

These were just a few of the items on my summer calendar. Hearing directly from people outside Sacramento’s cocoon about real, every-day issues is a refreshing, vital part of representing this district. I am honored to serve you all!


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‘Chuckles’ Cont. from Page 5 MAN: "Sure, go ahead if you like it that much." WOMAN: "I also stopped by the Lexus dealership and saw the new models. I saw one I really liked." MAN: "How much?"

WOMAN: "$90,000."

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sprawl, or leapfrog development.

Since Staff Report prepared for SD County Planning Commissioners only reflects acceptance of Accretive’s ‘own analysis’ on general plan consistency and Land Use LU 1.2, some public speakers opposed to the project, and a few local journalists already identified how the two-part equivalency formula specific in LU 1.2 is only partially met; distance from nearest public infrastructure systems and public servic-

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scheudled. $67 each. $134. To make a simple schedule change. Took 30 seconds. To me, that’s outlandish price gouging. But, we wanted to get home early in order to ensure we got the paper put together in time for the printer.

So we paid the price. ••••• You may recall a rave review I fly? gave several weeks ago about “Scratch” the BBQ sauce that is the best I’ve ever tasted (and to: I’ve eaten a lot of bbq!) et This Saturday, Antonio May and his son, Antonio May, Jr., will be offering samples of this delicious barbecue sauce at Escondido’s Major Market location, 1855 S. Centre City Parkway. Stop by and introduce yourself. Betcha you fall in love with young Antonio as much as I did. His dad is teaching him the business from the ground up and he is an eager, polite kid. Chances are the whole May family will be there. Neat, neat people with a neat, neat product.

You can bet Evelyn and I will be there as well. We already have three jars in the pantry but I want more!

es, this separate, and vital locational component in the equivalency formula remains UNMET. Therefore, the basis for Commission Findings for project approval are also unmet. We argue that ‘partial equivalency’ thru certain design standard certifications is NOT enough by itself to fully meet equivalency exception and it’s explicit locational requirements. We urge a DENIAL of the proposed GPA outright, or to continue the item for further study. /s/Patricia Escondido, CA.

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Roots…Growth & Gardens,” which commemorates the origins of the Garden, its foundation in the community and its bountiful growth throughout the years. For more info, call 760.436.3036, x218 or visit SDBGardeb.org. Price after August 21st is $200/person. Tickets available online at SDBGarden.org/gala.

Beta Sigma Phi’s No Host Area Beginning Day Luncheon – It’s time to celebrate our sisterhood so let’s get together and do just that – no speeches – no business – just sisterhood, and a little fundraising to benefit The Angel’s Depot Save Our Seniors Program. Invite other ladies and share the joy of sisterhood in Beta Sigma Phi on Saturday, August 29, at 12noon, at the San Marcos Hometown Buffet. Tickets are $12/each, includes full buffet and drink package. Reservations no later than Wednesday, August 26, by calling Heidi at 760.701.1299 or email pma2825@yahoo.com with your name, phone number, and number of tickets needed.

“The Vogues,” Direct from Las Vegas – to perform at the Elks Charity Concert on Sunday, September 13th, from 5-7pm, at the Escondido Elks Lodge, 2430 So. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. Tickets are $45/person; make checks payable to Escondido Elks. Reservations and checks to be received by Tuesday, September 1st. There is limited seating. Burgers and beer will be available starting at 3pm. Throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s, The Vogues appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” The Tonight Show

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MAN: "OK, but for that price I want it with all the options."

WOMAN: "Great! Oh, and one more thing... I was just talking to Janie and found out that the house I wanted last year is back on the market. They're asking $980,000 for it." MAN: "Well, then go ahead and make an offer of $900,000. They'll probably take it. If not, we can go the extra eighty-thousand if it's what you really want." WOMAN: "OK. I'll see you later! I love you so much!"

MAN: "Bye! I love you, too."

Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

One of America’s Worst Presidents

Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29thPresident of the United States, serving from March 4, 1921, until his death on Aug. 2, 1923.

Although Harding died one of the most popular presidents in history to that point, the subsequent exposure of scandals that took place during his tenure -- such as the infamous Teapot Dome scandal -- eroded his popularity. In historical rankings of the U.S. presidents, Harding has been rated among the worst.

Historians generally agree that if Harding was guilty of anything it

The man hangs up.

The other men in the locker room are staring at him in astonishment, mouths wide open. He turns and asks, "Anyone know who's phone this is?" Old Age Signs

I very quietly confided to my best friend that I was having an affair. She turned to me and asked, 'Are you having it catered'?

And that, my friend, Is the definition of 'OLD'! ••••• Just before the funeral services, the undertaker came up to the very elderly widow and asked, 'How old was your husband?' '96,' she replied: 'Two years younger than me'

'So you're 98,' the undertaker commented. She responded, 'Not hardly

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was poor judgment of character and choice of appointments. He famously took care of his friends, but many of them were either unqualified for their positions or took illegal advantage of their office. Harding was born in Blooming Grove, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1865. Except when political service took him elsewhere, he lived in rural Ohio all of his life. When not yet 20 years of age, he settled in Marion and bought the failing The Marion Star newspaper, building it into a successful publication. In 1899, he was elected to the Ohio State Senate, and after four years in office successfully ran for lieutenant governor. He was defeated for governor in 1910, but four years later Harding was elected to the U.S. Senate. In 1920, when Harding ran for the Republican nomination for president, he was considered an “also-ran” with little chance of success. The leading candidates could not gain a majority in order to secure the GOP nomination, leaving the convention deadlocked. Harding's support gradually grew until he was nominated on the 10th ballot. Harding conducted a “front porch campaign” from his home in Marion, allowing supporters to come to him. Running on a theme of “return to

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worth going home, is it?' ••••• Reporters interviewing a 104year-old woman: 'And what do you think is the best thing about being 104?' the reporter asked.

She simply replied, 'No peer pressure.' ••••• I've sure gotten old! I've had two bypass surgeries, a hip replacement, new knees, fought prostate cancer and diabetes. I'm half blind, can't hear anything quieter than a jet engine, take 40 different medications that make me dizzy, winded, and subject to blackouts. Have bouts with dementia. Have poor circulation; Hardly feel my hands and feet anymore. Can't remember if I'm 85 or 92. Have lost all my friends. But, thank God, I still have my Florida driver's license. ••••• An elderly woman decided to prepare her will and told her preacher she had two final requests. First, she wanted to be cremat-

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with Johnny Carson,” “The Red Skelton Show,” “The Mike Douglas Show,” and numerous appearances on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand. Some of their hits you may remember are You’re The One, Moments to Remember, Earth Angel, My Special Angel, Till, Turn Around Look at Me, and 5 O’clock World.

Honor Flight San Diego Fundraiser a Success – Thanks to any and all of you who participated in the Honor Flight “Comedy for a Cause” fundraiser and auction held recently. It was a huge success and will be instrumental in the success of the upcoming WW II Veteran “Tour of Honor” to Washington, DC. Once all pledges and guardian seat purchases are received, this event will have raised over $81,400. If you would like to be part of this great program, visit http://www.honorflightsandiego.org/support-hfsd/.

Events Coming Up at S.D. Archaeological Center – On Saturday, August 29, from 11am1pm, a series entitled “In the Footsteps of Delfina Cuero” starts at the Center at 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido. This lecture and tour series allows you to walk in the footsteps of Delfina Cuero, a remarkable Kumeyaay woman who relayed important information about her life to local anthropologist Florence Shipek, revealing the hardships and joys of living a traditional life in rapidly changing times. Program tuition for individual events and tours is $20/person for Center Members or $25/person for nonmembers. For all five events, the tuition is $80/person for Center Members and $100/nonmembers. Then on Saturday, September 26, 11am-2pm, at the Center, the event will be the

ed, and second, She wanted her ashes scattered over Wal-Mart. 'Wal-Mart?' the preacher exclaimed. 'Why Wal-Mart?'

'Then I'll be sure my daughters visit me twice a week.' ••••• My memory's not as sharp as it used to be. Also, my memory's not as sharp as it used to be. ••••• Know how to prevent sagging? Just eat till the wrinkles fill out. ••••• It's scary when you start making the same noises as your coffee maker. ••••• These days about half the stuff in my shopping cart says, 'For fast relief.' The Oval Office

President Barack Obama was in the Oval Office when his telephone rang. "Hello, President Obama” a heavily accented southern

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Center’s “Ancient Indulgences: Olive Oil.” Adolfo Muniz, PhD, will present a lecture on the archaeological evidence of olive oil domestication. After the lecture, mingle with others while enjoying red and white Southern California wines provided by Halter Ranch Vineyard and olive oil and delicious breads from Whole Foods Encinitas. Admission is $20/Center Members or $25/nonmembers; and only open to people age 21 and older. To pay by phone, call 760.291.0370, or mail your check to Attn: Events, San Diego Archaeological Center, 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, 92027. For more info, contact Cara Ratner, Education Director at cratner@sandiegoarchaeology.org.

Charity Wings Art & Craft Center is Moving – By the time you read this the Charity Art & Craft Center will be moving into their new space at The Quad – the university’s student housing, oriented around shopping, living and working all in one destination, 251 North City Drive, #128, San Marcos. They are adding new items to “Fill a Bag.” Bags are $20/each or 2/$30, and some furniture for sale. The Vin d’Art annual fundraiser and silent auction will be held on Saturday, October 17, 5-9pm, with a wine pairing party and tapas style dinner, and you can try your hand at sand etching and leather paper embossing, to personalize the wine glass and leather book welcome gifts. Tickets are $100/person or $175/couple. Several classes coming up are: Book Binding & Mixed Media, Saturday, 9/5 or Monday, 9/7, from 11am-5pm, with Luciana Warnowski; Kinkajou Bottle Cutting Class, Saturday, September 12, 13pm; and My Banner Room Workshop, Saturday, September 12, 11am-12noon, with Patty Smith. For the Monthly Arty Party Nights, everyone is welcome. The next date and project will be Thursday, August

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20, 5-9pm, Polymer Clay Project hosted by Elena and Kelly. Members are invited for free; all others are welcome for a small $10 fee.

Chico’s Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon – On Tuesday, September 8, at 11:30am, a Fall Fashion Show with clothes by Chico’s is being presented by the Rancho Bernardo Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee. Members of the Chapter will model at the fashion show after a luncheon at Remington Club 1, 16925 Heirba Drive, Rancho Bernardo. The cost is $20. All proceeds will benefit Sustaining the Mind: Scientific Research and Scholarship Fund of Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. For more info, and to RSVP, call Lynne at 858.487.3513. Fallbrook Chorale to Begin Rehearsals - All singers over the

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age of 18 are welcome to join Fallbrook Chorale when they begin rehearsals on Tuesday, September 8th. Rehearsals are from 7-9pm at Community Baptist Church, 731 S. Stage Coach Lane. The Christmas program will include favorite seasonal songs as well as “The Many Moods of Christmas Suites" arranged by Robert Shaw, highlighting a full orchestra. For information, contact fallbrookchorale@gmail.com or call 760.390.9726.

2nd Tuesday Book Club at Escondido Library – The 2nd Tuesday Book Club will discuss “The Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon at their meeting on Tuesday, September 8, at 6pm, in the Turrentine Room of the Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia St.,

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after the guy leaves, the magician gets the shoe maker to put an ace of hearts in before he soles the shoes. In his pocket he carries around an identical deck, including an ace of hearts. He waits until he is with the professor and he's wearing those shoes, and then he woiks up to the card trick. He knew that if he waited long enough he could use that trick, and that's way he publicized himself. Always figgering ahead and leaving plants for the proper time. I might as well tell you that the man I woiked for and who all the stories are about is Houdini, the whitest guy that ever lived—and one of the cleverest, too. Because I woiked for him and helped him in his act, of course, I got to know all the goings on about his tricks.

There is a fortune in the stuff I know, but my code of honor is too strong for me to give it out. In fact, maybe you better not mention his name at all, just say when I woiked for a famous magician, 'cause his brother is now troupin' and I wouldn't want to hoit him any.

There's one thing you oughta know about Houdini. He always insisted that everything he did could be explained. There was nothing to all this psychic phenoneman, or vibrations. Oh, some people have another sense. Houdini thought that, too, but all of his stuff was easy to explain if you knew how. Before he did a trick he used to say all this but nobody believed him, He has a great contempt for professors, and all the educated scientists. The reason for this was that after he demonstrated a trick in front of such an audience, they would retire to their laboratories and make up charts, pages long, trying to figure it all out scientifically. Then they would show him all the figures and he used to call them damn fools, because it was so easy and they couldn't figure it out.

I was with him when he died. Did you know how that happened? We were at the McGill University, in Canada and he was demonstrating before a large group of professors and students. One of the things he used most in his famous burying and escape acts was breath control. He was showing them the one where he stand on the stage and someone from the audience comes up and punches him as hard as he can right near the stomach, on the appendix. Sometimes he had the student use a very large wooden hammer. And many doctors couldn't understand how he could live though this. Well the trick was in the way he prepared himself for the blow. He had a way of flexing himself, without it being obvious to the audience, so he couldn't fell the blow. On this night he called up a student and told him where to hit him when he gave the signal. Someone was talking in the wings and in that minute when Houdini toined around to see what it was about, relaxing himself at the same time, the kid swung at him and his appendix bust. Imaging that! If the kid had hit him a minute sooner, or if Houdini had-

n't relaxed himself, everything would have been allright. But he died. That's ironical, isn't it?

Maybe you were too young, but do you remember his famous burying himself alive trick? He used to have himself buried under sand, or in a glass coffin in a tank of water, and when they would pull him up 35 minutes later he was alive. He did that by breath control. I remember there was a guy and they advertised that on a coitin night this guy would have himself lowered in a glass coffin in full view of an audience, up at the St. [Nicholas?] Rink.

Houdini was out of town at the time and he sent me a wire to go up and see this act. And I did. And I saw the fellow put in this glass coffin, lowered into the water, and when they brought him up 35 minutes later he was alive. I wired Houdini about the trick and he ast me to hire this guy for him, which I did. Houdini came back and then he included this in his own act. You see, there's a coitin amount of oxygen in that coffin. If you have breath control and breathe very slowly and calm all the time, there will be enough oxygen there for 35 minutes. But say you're excited and yo start gaspin' for breath, why then the oxygen is used up in a coupla minutes. That's all there was to it. But it takes a man of iron nerves and a tremendous amount of control to be able to do it. ••••• How's it by me? Say, a lot's happened since I saw you last. Sure. I got a pink slip, and I got back on again. No kiddin'. I just called up Edward and told him how important I was and he put as back. This is everybody's struggle. You figure it out. Did I ever tell you how I foist got on? So I finally wind up bein' a bum an the Bowery—don't quote me on this. I was walking along the street, broke, and I met the head of one of the projects and I ast him for a job. He took me upstairs and I went to woik immediately. “Now”, he said, “before you got paid you got to get on relief”. And then he explained that I could go to work, sign the time sheet even without a work number. I ast him how I could got on relief, so he threw up his hands and said, “everybody for themselves”. Now, I was living, at that time, in a hotel. Not the Ritz or the Plaza. But a hotel. So I went to the relief office in the district and after waiting twelve hours to see somebody in authority, I finally did. My application was toined down immediately because there was no relief given to anybody who lived in a hotel. Understand, my hotel bill had not been paid for three weeks and I was gonna to be put out. I ast him what requirements they were and he said, “that you had to live in a foinished room, pay no wore than $2.50 a week and do your own cookin'”. I called his attention to the fact that it was against the law to cook in a foinished room, but that was out of his department. Inasmuch as I had a job and I wanted to keep it, it was up to me to get on relief. So I ast a woman who was on relief whar she thought I ought to do to cut the red tape. She said. “Go down to the Bowery, tell them that you're broke, which you are, and make them give you some kind of

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relief. And no matter what that is, that's classified as relief; it would entitle you to a relief job.”

So immediately, it was on a Saturday morning, I went down to Lafayette Street and the man in charge told me to come back Monday. I stood there and hollered as loud as I could. “I slept in the subway the night before, I had nothing to eat for 36 hours, and I got not place to sleep tonight”. So he gave me a ticket to sleep in the lodging house, which I immediately put in my pocket and forgot, because I could bunk with someone over the week end. Of course he told me to come back to see him Monday morning. I forgot about the ticket and went to sleep with a friend. Monday morning when I went back to him, he saw my ticket wasn't punched, that I didn't sleep down in the lodging house. I had to think fast, so I told him I had gone out to Newark to work in a theatre and had slept there over the week end. He told me that I had to use the ticket, and he gave me a new one. This ticket called for a [delocks?] lodging house on Eighth Avenue. And I had to use it. This I took back to the job I was woikin' and they filled out the necessary papers, requestin' my transfer from relief to the woik project. These papers were filled out and sent over to the proper man to be signed so they could start on the way. Unfortunately, ten minutes before the papers were on his desk, he was fired, and he wasn't

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A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders. Olga Diaz

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Escondido. All readers are invited to join. This book was specially selected by KPBS, and its partners, as the 2015 “One Book, One San Diego” community read title. Copies are available for check-out in print or eBook format and can be reserved at library.escondido.org. For more information on One Book, One San Diego, and a list of community events surrounding the countywide reading of “The Shadow of the Wind,” visit www.kpbs.org/one-book. The story takes place in Barcelona after the Spanish Civil War and centers on a young boy who sets out to protect a mysterious book with his life. All Library programs are generously sponsored by Friends of the Library and are free to the public. For more information about the 2nd Tuesday Book Club, visit library.escondido.org or contact the Library information desk at 760.839.4839.

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Spike is a little guy with a big personality. Once he gets settled in, Spike will want to be your constant companion. He might like to be the only dog in his new home so he can get all the attention. Spike likes fetching his tennis ball. Once in a while he even brings it back. The $100 adoption fee for Spike includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter and microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org.

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Smart Growth features are included in every General Plan established by local government agencies. A General Plan serves as the blue print for future growth. In an older City, like Escondido, there are visible remnants of projects built before zoning laws and general plan standards. Newer Cities, like San Marcos, have grown with the benefit of well thought out master planned projects and quality of life features.

seems that most new development projects become embroiled in controversy. A General Plan inevitably fails to capture the micro interests of residents directly impacted. Some advice – participate in planning efforts, now and in the future. Locate your neighborhood on the General Plan and see what potential land uses are approved for nearby areas.

City planning standards have evolved. Urban sprawl is frowned upon for its high cost of infrastructure maintenance and environmental damage caused to undeveloped land. The concept of Smart Growth is widely accepted as the way to accommodate regional growth by increasing housing density within City boundaries to make greater use of existing infrastructure and If you live in Escondido, you can review the transportation options – near voter approved General Plan on-line at: employment hubs. Even with voter approved plans, it https://www.escondido.org/general-plan-updateate.aspx El Camino Quilt Guild to Meet The next meeting of the El Camino Quilt Guild will be at 9:30am, on Thursday, September 10, in the Edge Building at the North Coast Church, 2405 N. Santa Fe, Vista. Doors open 9am. This will be a presentation by Sherry Wenum on “Mosaics and the Quilts They Inspire.” The workshop is Friday, September 11th at Quilt in a Day; the topic is “Mosaic Table Runner.” Check the website to learn more. Free parking, snacks, garage sale and special activities. Guest fee $5; wear a nametag for a free prize drawing. Visit elcaminoquilters.com or email info@elcaminoquilters.com for more information.

Plein Air Artist Susan De’Armond Featured at FAA’s September Meeting - Susan De'Armond will be the featured demonstrator at Fallbrook Art Association's (FAA) general meeting Thursday, September 10. Winner of many top awards in juried shows, De'Armond became an admirer of

Daisy, a 3-year-old Domestic Long Hair, is a gorgeous kitty looking for a family to call her own. This beautiful gal was found as a stray and brought into our care to find a safe home. While she was a little shy at first, Daisy has really enjoyed warming up and spending time with her caregivers. Daisy is described as sweet, happy and outgoing by those who know her best. She really enjoys the company of other cats and has been caught grooming the other cats in her habitat on multiple occasions. This sweet little lady is very sweet and nurturing to those around her and will certainly make a wonderful companion. Daisy is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about making her part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275.

Impressionist painters while pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design. A chance encounter with the Plein Air Artists of Riverside was a turning point. She continues to explore various techniques from other fine artists while honing her own style in watercolor and oil. FAA meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, September through June. General meetings are held at the Fallbrook School of the Arts, 310 E. Alvarado, and are open to the public. At 5:30 pm, FAA members are welcome to bring in one or two "paintings in progress" for a session with the featured artist demonstrator who will give suggestions for possible improvements. Refreshments served at 6:15pm, a brief meeting at 6:30pm, followed by the demonstration ending at 8pm. Each demonstrator offers a workshop the following Sunday at the same location. For more information on FAA, visit the online newsletters at www.fallbrookartassn.org.

Kids in the Garden at Alta Vista Gardens – The theme for the September 12th Kids in the Garden class is “Five Senses Hike and Nature Games.” Farmer Jones will lead the hike of the 15-acre Gardens to find plants to delight the senses and then enjoy nature games using our listening, feeling, tasting, and smelling senses. Hands-on discovery and fun for all is emphasized. Class time is from 10am to 12noon. Class fee is $5/child. Fees support the development of the Gardens. Adults stay with their children and pay the $3 Garden entry fee. When you join and buy a family membership in Alta Vista Botanical Gardens, the monthly Kids in the Garden class and adult entry is free for a year. Membership forms are available on the website. Donations are gratefully accepted. Pre-registration with Farmer Jones is required so there are materials for all. Contact farmerjones@altavistagardens.org or call 760.822.6824. 1270 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista,

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Pastor Sam Brumit Mission 316 Church San Marcos Things I Would Do Differently

Thinking back in life, there are a lot of lessons I’ve learned through “experience”. My wife and I were talking about some of the things we could have done differently and the impact it would have had on our lives. Here are a few of my random thoughts. (I could write a book on what experience has taught me). 1. I would make sure there were people in my life that motivated me to reach higher and grow deeper. In isolation, I often struggled alone when I needed those in my life who inspired and

challenged. Iron sharpens iron and I thank God for those in my life who challenge me. They are not all “yes” people. 2. I would read much more than I have. Hours spent watching television have yielded little. A few choice volumes I’ve returned to have nurtured my soul. I also would add to that the music that has touched me. They have changed me. The scriptures are at the top of that list. 3. I would have written down my goals. I have many dreams that have not been realized, but some that have were ones I wrote down. To do that, I needed reflective time. I hope to do more of that 4. I’d invited others to offer me more feedback. Call me insecure, but many times I didn’t want to know what others thought – out of fear of what I might hear. These days I love such conversations and those I value most are those that are vulnerable enough to give (and sometimes receive) honest evaluation. I would be stronger today if I’d been more open. 5. I would pursue my passions with more passion. I think 20% of my time has been spent doing what I’m best at and gifted in. I plan on spending the next few years doing what produces the most fruit. What are some things you would do differently?


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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond

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San Marcos Goes Back to School

As the summer winds down, San Marcos students are headed back to school. With elementary, middle and high schools along with Cal State San Marcos and Palomar College back in session this month, I-15 and SR-78 travelers can expect increased traffic delays during their daily commute.

completion.

More than $3 million of construction projects are being completed this fall to improve the Rancho Santa Fe Road and other streets throughout San Marcos. During construction, businesses in the area will remain open and those directly affected by the improvement projects will receive While the increase in traffic congestion notice of scheduled work. During the is familiar to city residents, students school year and periods of roadway and commuters alike, the City of San construction, drive with caution and Marcos is pleased to report that relief set those alarm clocks a little earlier to is on the way. In the city’s ongoing provide ample time to reach your efforts to get motorists moving and destination safely and on time. For improve traffic flow, several roadway more information about road work in improvement projects are nearing San Marcos, visit www.san-

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‘Chuckles’ Cont. from Page 8

voice said. "This is Archie, down here at Joe's Catfish Shack, in Mobile, and I’m callin' to tell ya’ll that we are officially declaring war on y'all!"

"Well Archie," Barack replied, "This is indeed important news! How big is your army?"

"Right now," said Archie, after a moments calculation, "there is myself, my cousin Harold, my next-door-neighbor Randy, and the whole dart team from Hooters. That makes eight!" Barack paused. "I must tell you Archie that I have one million men in my army waiting to move on my command." "Wow," said Archie. "I'll have to call ya back!"

Sure enough, the next day, Archie called again. “Mr. Obama, the war is still on! We have managed to acquire some infantry equipment!" "And what equipment would that be Archie?" Barack asked.

"Well sir, we have two combines, a bulldozer, and Harry’s

farm tractor."

President Obama sighed. "I must tell you Archie, that I have 16,000 tanks and 14,000 armored personnel carriers. Also I've increased my army to one and a half million since we last spoke."

"Lord above," said Archie, "I'll be getting back to ya." Sure enough, Archie called again the next day. “President Obama! I’m sorry to have to tell you that we have had to call off this here war." "I'm sorry to hear that" said Barack. "Why the sudden change of heart?"

Well, sir," said Archie, "we've all sat ourselves down and had a long chat over sweet tea, and come to realize that there's just no way we can feed that many prisoners." Southern Confidence Cannot Be Shaken The Robot

A father buys a lie detector

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Residents can contact the City 24/7 to report a problem, such as a code violation, graffiti vandalism, a non-working streetlight, or a pothole, online at CityofVista.com. Residents can find the “Report a Problem” link two ways on the City website: go to the lower portion of the website to “Report a Problem” or click the Government Services top tab to locate the “Report a Problem” link. With everyone’s help, the City can be even more proactive

in enforcing code violations, cleaning up graffiti, making sure streetlights are operating correctly, and filling potholes. If you’re out and about and it’s easier to call, use the Public Works hotline at 760.639.6177. Did you know the City contracts for animal control services (within the city limits) through the San Diego Humane Society? If it appears the dog is barking excessively, and you do not choose to contact the dog’s owner, call the Humane Society Dispatch at 760.757.4357 ext. 2622 to report the problem. An Animal Control Officer will investigate the complaint.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood

Taste of Oceanside

On Saturday, September 19, we will have the highly anticipated Taste of Oceanside event taking place from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Stroll your way through downtown Oceanside and sample the delectable cuisine from our red hot restaurant scene while enjoying the beautiful Southern California weather and music provided for the occasion. Restaurants, wineries and breweries will be offering samples of their very best food and beverages to the public. Quantities will be limited and only 1,000 tickets will be sold so be sure to purchase yours early. Last year’s event was a sellout! Tickets are $25.00 for a Taste of Oceanside

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re-instated for six weeks. And my papers lay there all that time. And eight weeks later they finally went through and I received my foist pay check. All during this time I had to sleep in the lodging house, sign out every morning, check in every night, and no chance of sneaking off any other place. I explained to the feller in the lodging house, however, what it was all about, and he gave me a little extra privileges. He allowed me to sleep in a dormitory where there was only 60 men instead of 100, and I didn't have to get up at six o'clock to get out. 'Cause in those places the bell rings at six and you better get out and look for a job. And don't you think I slept for one minute. It was nothing at three o'clock for the cops to come in lookin' for someone with a searchlight in your face. At the [delocks?] place an Eighth Avenue, when the bell rings at

passport (food sampling only) and for just $10.00 more you can sample local beer and wine at designated sip stops inside our downtown stores and offices. Participating restaurants include That Boy Good, Mission Avenue Bar and Grill, Petite Madeline Bakery, Alfredo’s Mexican Food and Harbor House Café to name a few. Sip stops can be found at Fitness Quest Nutrition, Whitlock Surf Shop, Maximum Real Estate and other locations. Wine and Brews will be found at Beach House Winery, Breakwater Brewery Company, Mission Brewery Company and more. For additional information, log on to www.tasteofoceanside.com.

six, you have to take a shower, so if you were lucky to sleep next to a steady client of the place, it wasn't so bad. At least you know he'd been rinsed off that morning. But the first 7 weeks I was down at the Municipal house on South Ferry, the old abandoned Ferry house, where the flotsom and the jetsum of the world congregated, real down and outers. All night long the coughing kept you awake, and most of the guys drifted around so that most of them hadn't washed for some time. By the way, when you leave these joints you get a ticket, entitles you to breakfast at some place nearby.

Harry Miller: I must tell you about the Ziegfeld Follies of 1916 when I was in the chorus. And to make a few extra bucks I was dressing a guy, doing little things for him, like getting him a glass of

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The Paper • Page 12 • August 20, 2015 phone or Internet regarding problems with your PC are scams. If there are exceptions to this rule we have not yet seen them.

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Here at The Computer Factory we build new business and home PC systems as well as repair, upgrade and refurbish existing PCs. Each day we deal with problems involving OS (operating system), applications, Internet connections, networks and PC component (hardware) failure. August marks our twentieth year in beautiful downtown San Marcos. No one in the industry has a clearer more up to date understanding of exactly what’s happening in the world of Windows PCs. We share our experience with our viewers every week in this column. 1. Neither DSL Extreme nor Uverse (Uverse is DSL) will improve your Internet service, If you switch from cable to any DSL you will see a slowdown in Internet speed. 2.

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‘Tom Morrow’ Cont. from Page 7

normalcy,” Harding was victorious over Democrat James M. Cox and Socialist Party candidate Eugene Debs. Harding became the first sitting U.S. senator to be elected president.

Harding preferred a low-key inauguration without the customary parade celebration. He was sworn in as President on March 4, 1921, in the presence of his wife and father. There was a brief reception at the White House where he gave a short inaugural address.

"Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much from the government and at the same time do too little for it," he said.

Harding appointed a number of well-regarded figures to his cabinet, including Andrew Mellon as Treasury Secretary; Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce; and Charles Hughes as Secretary of State. A major foreign policy achievement came with the Washington Naval Conference of 1921–1922, in which the world's major naval powers agreed on a naval limitations program that lasted for 10 years. But Harding’s success was overshadowed by two of his cabinet, Interior SecretaryAlbert Fall and Attorney General Harry Daugherty, who were implicated

3. When your ISP (Internet Service Provider) tells you the reason you can’t connect to the Internet is your problem not theirs, they may be right, but often they aren’t. Bring your PC in to our shop. It takes about five minutes to determine whether it’s their problem or yours.

4. These days the customer service “help” desks for ISP, Telephone and PC companies are no longer staffed with their own employees. Cox, Time Warner, Dell, HP, AT&T and others routinely employ third party foreign contractors located in “low rent” countries to man their customer service operations. This can be a problem when the “mother company” fails to provide adequate oversight. These contractors have been known to transfer customers to “Windows” technicians in order to “fix” PC problems. The customer thinks he is being referred by his/her trusted provider (AT&T, HP, Cox etc) to a real Microsoft technician and allows the “Windows” technician access to the PC. In reality it is a scam to extort money from the unsuspecting customer after disabling their PC. Don’t fall for it. 5. When seeking help from one of the above service or product providers either by phone or on line, take care to make sure you are actually contacting the real provider. Scammers make it very easy to contact them instead of who you want. Never use conin corruption.

The two Harding cabinet appointees who darkened the reputation of his administration for their involvement in scandal were Harding's Senate friend, Albert B. Fall of New Mexico, the Interior Secretary, and Daugherty, who became Attorney General. Fall was a Western rancher and former miner, and was pro-development. He was opposed by conservationists such as Gifford Pinchot, who wrote, "it would have been possible to pick a worse man for Secretary of the Interior, but not altogether easy.” Harding appointed a number of friends and acquaintances to federal positions and served competently, while some of Harding’s friends, who were dubbed the "Ohio Gang," proved corrupt.

Most of the scandals that marred the reputation of Harding's administration did not emerge until after his death. The most memorable of the scandals involved the U.S. Naval oil reserves at Tea Pot Dome in Wyoming. Teapot Dome was one of three reserves set aside for the use by the Navy in a national emergency. There was a longstanding argument that those reserves should be developed. Harding signed an executive order transferring the reserves from the Navy Department to the

‘Tom Morrow’ Cont. on Page 14

tact information that comes to you unsolicited on the Internet. Always go to the corporate website for contact information. 6. You have until July 29th of 2016 to accept the free “upgrade” from Win7 or 8 to Win10. 7. If you made a Win10 “upgrade” reservation you will not lose your right to upgrade by not using it now. 8. You can return to Win7 or Win8 after a Win 10 free “upgrade” but only for thirty days following the “upgrade.” After that, going back to Win 7 or 8 will require a full reinstallation. 9. If you do go back to your old OS you will not lose your right to install the free upgrade at a later date. 10. At least half of our work orders last week were Win10

upgrade related problems. Many early adopters are having problems. It is rarely a good idea to install a new Microsoft OS within six months of its release. 11. Some features like Spider Solitaire, Mah Jong and others that once came free with Windows are not included with Windows10. They are available at Microsoft’s “on line” store only. 12. Microsoft has installed a “nagger” on your Win7 or Win8 task bar. If you want them to stop bugging you to accept Win10 you need to delete it. Don’t know how? Call and we’ll tell you. 13. We get it why many Win8 users want to “upgrade” to Win10. We don’t understand why anyone with Win7 would want to “upgrade” to Win10.

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read to him in court. Then he was given his choice of facing a jury trial, at 50¢ a juror and $2.00 for the defending attorneys, or immediately throwing himself on the mercy of the court, and believe me there was no mercy. They had all sorts of rules in connection with the conduct of the court. Like, for not removing his hat he was fined 50¢, talking to the judge, 50¢, sneaking a drink, $2.00. Sometimes the judge would stop the court, duck down under his desk and take a sip, put his hands in his pockets and pay his fine right away. And a great source of revenue was our Bailif, Fields, who had to have a nip every few minutes to refresh his memory, but he had a special wholesale rate of a buck a drink. All this money went to pay for the feed, the finest you ever saw. Just fit for kings. The finest smokes from Owls to Corona Coronas. And one man was the sponsor for the dinner. For instance, Granville made magnificent spaghetti and he would go into the kitchen and take care of the feed. On other nights, Williams, who was an epioure of the highest sort, would take charge of the kitchen. Now, when the guilty man came before the court, all the officers would hold an open conference, treating the man like he was already convicted. They would rattle off the maximum and minimum for the charge and work it up so that the guilty person would be forced to interrupt and put them straight on certain facts and when he did this, of course he was fined. And

water, things like that, so in view of that, I got, what you call an “in” with the guys there.

In that show we had the grandest bunch of two fisted troupers in one room. We opened the season here in the New Amsterdam Theatre, and they conducted the Follies Midnight Court every Thursday night after the show, at some tavern. The procedure was, they had regular subpenas made out, a little risque, and they were made and drawn up in the names of certain outstanding sports who could take a ribbing. They would find out from the feller's closest pal about some little touchy subject, something they could blackmail him on, something not so kosher. Maybe it would be something he had bragged out. Then they would bring charges and sometimes in the court they substituted phony names in the questioning, but they did it so that everybody could recognize who was the guy behind the false name and everybody was wise to his identity. Three or four of us were deputies; Bernard Granville was Judge; Bert Williams was Chief Magistrate; Will Rogers was the Attorney for the Defense; W.C. Fields was Bailif; and Don Barclay and Sam Hardy were the Prosecuting Attorneys. And, Believe Me, those guys were merciless. When anybody got in their clutches he had to know how to take it. The procedure went like this. They would send out the deputies to bring in the guilty man and then the charge was

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his own attorney would join in, building up the case against his client. And the jury would take up the cue at once. Well, I'm Telling You, it was the funniest stuff you ever wanted to witness. In the middle of it all, Fields would start juggling and doing his Honest John act to convince the jury of his integrity. And Rogers would ring in something homey. And you know the kind of stuff Williams was famous for. Mind you, all this was done in dead pan. Just as serious as in a regular court.

I remember one night there was a guy playing in a show in town that the Midnight Court was trying to got something on. Well, one night he saw his darling wife off on the train, she going back to their home and a few minutes later he picks up a hot looking blonde, that he was trying to make for a long time, and they go to a nice quiet restaurant. There they're sitting in a dark corner and he's getting there fast. Already he's at her elbow. A couple of us had a warrant already made out for this guy and we spot him with this dame, she was a

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lulu all right, so we wait for the right moment and then we tell the waiter to have him paged, that a coupla guys want to see him in the lobby. He sends back a message that he can't be disturbed. We should see him some other time. Then we march into the restaurant and up to his table. “You are hereby summoned to appear before the Midnight Court” I say, and hand him his summons. Well, you know it's an honor to be selected to come before the court and for a minute he's all puffed up and trying to impress the dame, but then he remembers where he was when we so rudely interrupted him, so he says, “Listen, you guys, make it next Thursday. Can't you see I'm very busy?”

“Oh,” we say, “resistin' arrest. Come along, you lug.” And he's pleading on the side. “Give me a break, fellers. Can't you see——— —“ you know how it was, talking from the side of his mouth, winking to us, but we play like we don't know what's on his mind. We get on both sides of him and pick him up and rush him out of the joint, all the time he's calling back to his dame. “Wait for me honey, I'll be back as soon as I can”, etc. etc. When we get him before the court they sure gave him the works for resisting arrest. That guy was taken for $45 and we had some swell feed that night.

That court was the most wonderful thing I ever witnessed, but it finally broke up when Fanny Brice put on pants and tried to sneak in. You see, no women were allowed. And Ina Clair tried to crash, too. And in Detroit, a bunch of Fairies started a fist fight to get in and the thing got so disorderly we had to give it up. Those fairies had one with them he was some tough guy, and when he socked, that Molly sure delivered one home.

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place. All of a sudden the boy comes down carrying two huge suitcases. He tells the Greek to give him his bill in a hurry. He's got to catch a train. And in the meantime I hear steps scurrying down the stairs, one after another they're running out of the place. The greek runs after them hollering to come back. The kid hollers. “Hey come here, I gotta catch a train” so the Greek comes back, looks suspiciously at this kid but he hasn't got a thing on him so all he can do is take the kid's money. That's how they worked doin' the act all over the country.

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A vote on the Safari Highlands Ranch proposal isn’t likely to take place for at least three years and possibly as long as five years, officials have said.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-019140 The name of the business: Citadel Church San Diego, located at 2888 Loker Ave East Suite 308, Carlsbad, CA. 92010 This business is hereby registered by the following: The Awakening Church of San Diego 2888 Loker Ave East Suite 308 Carlsbad, CA. 92010 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 4/30/2006. /s/Craig Muster, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/23/2015. 7/30, 8/6, 8/13 & 8/20/2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-019183 The name of the business: Building Inspection Services, located at 1210 Pleasant Hill St., Escondido, CA. 92026. This business is hereby registered by the following: Joe Mortenson 1210 Pleasant Hill St. Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/22/2015. /s/Joe Mortenson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/23/2015. 7/30, 8/6, 8/13 & 8/20/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-018817 The name of the business: Hagerty Connection, Hagerty Connection, LLC, located at 600 W. Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego, CA. 92101. This business is hereby registered by the following: Hagerty Connection, LLC 600 West Broadway, Suite 700 San Digo, CA. 92101 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Rodrigo Rubio Hagerty, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/20/2015. 7/30, 8/6, 8/13 & 8/20/2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-019557 The name of the business: Golden State Graphics, located at 177 Vallecitos de Oro, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: GSG Printing, Inc. 177 Vallecitos de Oro San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/13/15. /s/David Hyman, Chief Financial Officer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/28/2015. 7/30, 8/6, 8/13 & 8/20/2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-019685 The name of the business: Ocotillo Wells Motorsports, located at 6001 Hy 78, Borrego Springs, Ca. 92004. This business is hereby registered by the following: Sherlyn R. Phares 737 San Benito Rd. Borrego Springs, Ca. 92004 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Sherlyn R. Phares This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/29/2015. 8/6, 8/13, 8/20 & 8/27/2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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Smokey, located at 1458 La Habra

Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This

business is hereby registered by the

following:

Matthew Hall

1458 La Habra Drive

San Marcos, CA. 92078

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individual. First day of business was

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/s/Matthew Hall, Owner

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8/6, 8/13, 8/20 & 8/27/2015.

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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF CHARLES R. NINO Case No. 37-2015-00016840PR-LS-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of CHARLES RICHARD NINO. Petition for Probate has been filed by ROMELIA PEREZ in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The Petition for Probate requests that ANTHONY R. NINO be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent.

A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: AUGUST 27, 2015 Time: 1:30 P.M. Dept: PC2 Address of court: 1409 4TH AVENUE, SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101, MADGE BRADLEY COURT If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative , ad defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under Section 9052 of the Califoronia Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for the Petitioner: DAVID L. SPECKMAN SPECKMAN LAW FIRM 1350 COLUMBIA STREET, SUITE 503 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92101-3454 (619) 696.5151 8/06, 8/13 & 8/20/2015

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00026105-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Natalie and Alexander Sher filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Anastasiia Shershnova to Proposed name Anastasia Sher. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: September 22, 2015, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 8/6/2015. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 & 9/3/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-020805 The name of the business: La Fresita, located at 162 W. Mission Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is hereby registered by the following: Maria S. Garcia 1807 S. Citrus Ave. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/01/15. /s/Maria S. Garcia This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/10/2015. 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 & 9/03/2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-019172 The name of the business: The Spa Room, Yolie’s Spa Room, located at 636 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is hereby registered by the following: Yolanda Paulus 416 Landmark Ct. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Yolanda Paulus This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/23/2015. 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 & 9/03/2015.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-019228 The name of the business: Bloom, located at 1691 Melrose Dr., Suite 140, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Rejane Wagner 582 Rush Drive San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Rejane Wagner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/24/2015. 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 & 9/03/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-020721 The name of the business: Wasser Art Prints, located a 175 Bosstick Ave., Suite 101, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: Isidao Trevino 1641 Sagewood Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/1/13. /s/Isidao Trevino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/10/2015. 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 & 9/03/2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-020244 The name of the business: The Drake Company, located at 2240 Bear Valley Parkway #100, Escondido, Ca. 92027-3827. This business is hereby registered by the following: Steven Adam Drake 2240 Bear Valley Pkway #100 Escondido, CA. 92027-3827 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/4/15. /s/Steven Adam Drake, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/4/2015. 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 & 9/03/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-020969 The name of the business: Escondido Mattress Company, located at 1281 Simpson Way, Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is hereby registered by the following: Randle L. Taylor 25484 Lake Wohlford Rd. #E16 Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/01/1954. /s/Randle L. Taylor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/11/2015. 8/20, 8/27, 9/03 & 9/10/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-021079 The name of the business: JLS Forklift Service & Repairs, located at 1920 E. Grand Ave,#49, Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is hereby registered by the following: Jose Luis Sanchez Sanchez This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/24/15. /s/Jose Luis Sanchez Sanchez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/12/2015. 8/20, 8/27, 9/03 & 9/10/2015.

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00027603-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Doria V. Williams filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Doria V. Williams to Proposed name Bella Dory Jett Malulami. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: October 6, 2015, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 8/17/2015. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 & 9/3/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-018871 The name of the business: Circle’s Edge Disc Golf, located at 1200 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is hereby registered by the following: Jason Iocco 637 N. Emerald Dr. Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was na/. /s/Jason Iocco This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/21/2015. 8/20, 8/27, 9/03 & 9/10/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-021407 The name of the business: Turn-Key Transaction Coordination Services, located at 2028 Leo Court, Escondido, CA. 92026. This business is hereby registered by the following: Darlene J. Reyes 2028 Leo Court Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was na/. /s/Darlene J. Reyes This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/17/2015. 8/20, 8/27, 9/03 & 9/10/2015.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-018979 The name of the business: Platinum Peak OCR Training Grounds, located at 1167 Gopher Canyon Rd., Vista, CA. 92084. This business is hereby registered by the following: Nicole Kifer Lisardo Nava Jared Caperton 1167 Gopher Canyon Rd. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a joint venture. First day of business was na/. /s/Nicole Kifer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/22/2015. 8/20, 8/27, 9/03 & 9/10/2015.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-020312 The name of the business: Sonido Fandanguero, located at 1320 Grand Ave., Suite #1, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Raul Huerta 1053 Cypress Circle San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/4/15. /s/Raul Huerta This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/04/2015. 8/20, 8/27, 9/03 & 9/10/2015.

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Hi, folks! My name is Antonio Mays, Sr., and I’m the proud father of that youngster on the left. He has said it all... come by Saturday and get a tasty sample of Scratch availabale this Saturday at Major Market, Escondido!

Hi, everybody! My name is Antonio Mays, Jr. and I’m here to help my dad, pictured at the right, help you taste and enjoy our fantastic BBQ Sauce, Scratch!

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Escondido, CA—In a 2002 issue of Neurosurgical Focus, a peerreviewed article was published by a Dr. Michael D. Martin, MD et al. in which the third sentence states: “The disc itself is active tissue that contains significant mechanisms for self-repair.” That article was published by a neurosurgeon and written directly for neurosurgeons.

“The Disc Itself Is Active Tissue...”

So what does that really mean to us? It tells us that the disc itself does have a God-given ability to heal and repair if provided the proper mechanisms for self-healing. There is a specific mechanism inherent in each of the spinal discs called the “pump mechanism of disc nutri-tion” (see Fig 1). When this mechanism is not working properly, the spinal discs will begin to die causing bulges, herniations, and eventually spinal stenosis.

The spinal disc is one of the very few tissues in the body that does not have a direct blood supply for circulation. The only way that the disc gets the circulation of water, oxygen and nutrients for self-repair is via this specific disc pump mechanism. What happens when you decrease cir-culation in any type of tissue, whether it be animal tissue, plant tissue or human tissue? Exactly, it begins to become weak and begins to degenerate.

Symptoms Are NOT The Problem

Now the symptoms of pain, numbness,

brown leaves are the plant’s problem? Of course not, the leaves turning brown is just a condition that is telling you that there is something wrong with the plant. The plant is unhealthy and needs water and nutrients. You could spray paint the leaves green but it just covers up the condition. The underlying problem still exists and will continue to produce brown leaves until you fix the actual problem. and tingling that most experience with bulging, herniated or degenerative discs are NOT the problem. The definition of a symptom: “something that indicates the existence of something else.” It is just like the dashboard of your car telling you that something is wrong (brake lights out, engine needs checked, overheating, etc.) Those lights that appear in your car dash are NOT the problem. You can remove the lights surgically or put a piece of duct tape over the lights but the problem will NOT be fixed...the problem is still present.

Let’s take a look at a plant for example...if the leaves on a plant begin to turn brown, would you say that the

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In your spine, when the pump mechanism of disc nutrition fails, the disc will begin to de-generate and become weak. This weakness in the disc is what produces the bulging, herniated, and degenerative discs.

The treatment that is provided at Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido is revolutionary and is specifically designed to artificially re-create the pump mechanism in the discs which allows the spinal discs to heal and repair. The best part of the treatment is that it uses no drugs, no injections, and no surgery. Plus it’s painless and many patients relax and fall asleep while undergoing the treatment. The amount of treatment needed to allow the discs to heal and repair varies from person to person and can only be determined after a detailed neurological and orthopedic evaluation. We do NOT accept everyone for treatment and will let you know if we can accept your case for treatment. Dr. Stephen Heilman, DC at the Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido, CA will do a spinal disc severity examination to determine the

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Dr. Heilman will be offering this spinal disc severity examination from now until Friday, September 4th, 2015.

Call 760-480-4480 to make an appointment to determine if your spinal discs can be treated.

NOTE: Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center is located at 700 W. El Norte Pkwy in Escondido immediately East of Interstate 15 at the intersection of Seven Oaks.

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