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• In 1958, Chief Officer Francis Schremp was on the freighter S.S. John Lykes off the coast of Bermuda when he was washed overboard by a huge wave. The next wave deposited him back on the deck. • The same thing happened to John Craig of Scotland in 1956. When he was placed back on board, he called out to the skipper who was out in a lifeboat looking for him. • In 1908, James Wilkinson was on the U.S.S. Minnesota, which was being followed by the battleship U.S.S. Vermont. In heavy seas during a typhoon, Wilkinson was swept off the ship by a huge wave. Tossed about in the ocean, he struggled to get back to his boat. Then a huge wave hurled him upwards and he felt something solid and smooth below him. Hands were gripping him and pulling him from the water. The waves that swept him from the Minnesota had deposited him on the Vermont. Turn the page for more!

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Suddenly there was a huge crash. Davis felt himself rising into the air, then blacked out. When he awoke, he was lying on the deck of the ship. He didn’t understand why there was a board laying over him, or why he was bleeding. Standing up, he asked a passing sailor to take him to sickbay. There, a doctor started cleaning up his cuts— then noticed his dog tags. “What are you doing on this ship?” he asked Davis. “I came aboard the Uruguay with a lot of other GI’s.” “You’re not on the Uruguay,” replied he doctor in amazement. “You’re on the Sallimonia, a navy tanker. There are no soldiers on board.” Gradually the confusion was cleared: In the storm, the Uruguay was rammed by the Sallimonia, crashing into her side. Thirteen men were killed, and Davis was thrown from his bunk, falling through the ruptured floor of sick bay. He landed on the deck of the Sallimonia, changing ships while unconscious in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

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• During World War II, Marine Sergeant Wallace C. Stich shipped a wooden box to his wife in Fairmont, North Carolina from his post in the southwestern Pacific. In the box were letters and trinkets. The ship carrying the box to the U.S. was sunk. The box was carried on the currents for several months. On March 6, 1946, it was found — on the coast of North Carolina, less than 100 miles from Fairmont. When Sergeant Wallace C. Stich arrived home a few weeks later, the box was waiting for him there. • Charles Coghlan was born on Prince Edward Island in 1841. He became a successful stage actor and toured the world, but Prince Edward Isle was always his home. In 1899, during an appearance on Galveston Island, Texas, he became ill and died.

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Keep in mind that if you have invested the above amounts in a traditional, tax-deferred IRA, you’ll be taxed on your withdrawals at your ordinary income tax rate. With a Roth IRA, your contributions are made with after-tax funds, but your withdrawals have the potential to be tax-free — provided you’ve had your account at least five years and don’t start taking withdrawals until you’re 59½. (Not everyone is eligible to contribute to a Roth IRA, as income limits apply.) If you have an IRA, you already know its advantages. If you aren’t investing in an IRA, you should be aware of these key benefits: Tax-deferred growth — A traditional IRA can provide tax-deferred growth while a Roth IRA can potentially grow tax-free, provided you meet the conditions described above. To get a sense of just how valuable these tax advantages are, consider this example: If you put in $5,500 per year (the new IRA maximum) for 30 years to a hypothetical investment that earned 7% a year, but on which you paid taxes every year (at the 25% tax bracket), you’d end up with slightly more than $401,000 — about $155,000 less than what you’d accumulate in an IRA. As mentioned above, you will eventually have to pay taxes on your traditional IRA withdrawals, but by the time you do, you might be in a lower tax bracket. Furthermore, depending on your income level, some of your contributions to a traditional IRA may be tax-deductible. (Roth IRA contributions are not deductible.) Variety of investment options — You can invest your funds within your IRA in many types of investments — stocks, bonds, certificates of deposit (CDs), U.S. Treasury securities and so on. In fact, within your IRA, you can create a mix of investments that are suitable for your risk tolerance, time horizon and long-term goals. Of course, investing always carries some risks, including loss of principal — but the risk of not investing may be greater, in terms of not having enough assets for retirement. Here’s one more point to keep in mind: The earlier in the year you “max out” on your IRA contributions, the more time you’ll give your account to potentially grow. By reaching the new, higher contribution limits, and by fully funding your IRA as early in each year as possible, you can help yourself take full advantage of this powerful retirement savings tool. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. Cindy Rose, Financial Advisor Edward Jones 2195 N Highway 83 #23 - Franktown, CO 80116 303.688-2127 Member SIPC

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¥ On March 17, 1762, in New York City, the first parade honoring the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is held by Irish soldiers serving in the British army. Early Irish settlers to the American colonies, many of whom were indentured servants, brought the Irish tradition of celebrating St. Patrick’s feast day to America.

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¥ On March 11, 1818, “Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus,” is published. The book, by 21-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, is frequently called the world’s first science-fiction novel. ¥ On March 12, 1933, eight days after his inauguration, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives his first national radio address, or “fireside chat,” broadcast from the White House. Roosevelt made sure each address was understandable to ordinary Americans. ¥ On March 13, 1944, Britain announces that all travel between Ireland and the United Kingdom is suspended, the result of the Irish government’s refusal to expel Axis-power diplomats within its borders. Ireland stood its ground. ¥ On March 14, 1950, the Federal Bureau of Investigation institutes the “Ten Most Wanted” list in an effort to publicize particularly dangerous fugitives. The creation of the program arose out of a news story in 1949 about the “toughest guys” the FBI wanted to capture. ¥ On March 15, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress to urge the passage of legislation guaranteeing voting rights for all. On Aug. 6, 1965, Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act. ¥ On March 15, 1972, “The Godfather” -- a threehour epic chronicling the lives of the Corleones, an Italian-American crime family led by the powerful Vito Corleone -- is released in theaters. “The Godfather” was adapted from the best-selling book of the same name by Mario Puzo. ¥ On March 16, 1985, in Beirut, Lebanon, Islamic militants kidnap American journalist Terry Anderson. On Dec. 4, 1991, Anderson’s captors finally released him after 2,455 days. Anderson spent his entire captivity blindfolded. (c) 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.

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