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On May 7, 1896, Dr. H.H. Holmes, one of America’s first well-known serial killers, is DEAR PAW’S CORNER: About a year ago, Have you mentioned this problem to Budhanged to death in Philadelphia. Although not as we adopted an 18-month-old mutt. “Buddy” is dy’s vet and had him examined for any well known as Jack the Ripper, authorities disa great dog, but he has one continuing prob- physical problem? It’s always good to make covered the remains of more than 200 victims lem: He urinates and defecates in the living sure he’s healthy. Also talk to the vet about on Holmes’ property.

room in the middle of the night. We don’t feed or water him after about 7 p.m., and I take him out nightly at 10. He is otherwise very well housebroken. The only thing that has worked so far is putting him in his crate overnight, but my husband says it’s cruel. Is there any other solution? -- Janice in Lewiston, Calif.

Buddy being adopted. He may have picked up a bad habit at his former home, or he might still be experiencing some stress from leaving one home and then coming to another one. If the problem is behavioral, continue housebreaking with Buddy. A key part of stopping the overnight elimination is to not allow him into areas of the house in which DEAR JANICE: Actually, crating is one of he has already left his “mark,” so to speak. the first methods to try in this case, and it can If this is not possible, you may have to be successful in stopping the problem (though continue with the crating, or you may want not necessarily the behavior, as Buddy has to consult a professional trainer for more indemonstrated). But some people do feel that depth ideas on solving this dilemma. crating is cruel, so I understand your husband’s feelings about it. (c) 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.

OH, BROTHER! “Ain’t no other like a brother” goes the old saying. Tidbits brings you facts about some of the more famous male siblings. • If you’ve seen “Duck Soup,” “Horse Feathers,” “Monkey Business” or “Animal Crackers,” you’ve seen a movie starring the famous Marx Brothers: Groucho, Harpo and Chico. Although only three brothers appeared in the films, there were actually two other brothers, Gummo and Zeppo, who dropped out of the group to follow their own entertainment careers. Groucho was born Julius, Harpo was Adolph, Leonard changed his name to Chico, Milton changed to Gummo, and Zeppo was really Herbert. Harpo, portrayed as a harp-playing mute in a curly wig, was not really mute at all. Up until the 1914 vaudeville play “Home Again,” he regularly spoke, but when the playwright forgot to give him any lines, his new image was born.

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On May 6, 1937, the airship Hindenburg, the largest dirigible ever built and the pride of Nazi Germany, bursts into flames upon touching its mooring mast in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 36 passengers and crewmembers. The lighter-than-air craft was lifted by highly flammable hydrogen gas. On May 5, 1945, in Lakeview, Ore., Mrs. Elsie Mitchell and five neighborhood children are killed while attempting to drag a Japanese balloon out of the woods. Unbeknownst to Mitchell and the children, the balloon was armed, and it exploded soon after they began tampering with it. On May 3, 1952, a ski-modified U.S. Air Force C-47 piloted by Lt. Col. Joseph O. Fletcher of Oklahoma and Lt. Col. William P. Benedict of California becomes the first aircraft to land on the North Pole. A moment later, Fletcher climbed out of the plane and walked to the exact geographic North Pole, probably the first person in history to do so. On May 4, 1965, San Francisco Giants outfielder Willie Mays hits his 512th career home run to break Mel Ott’s National League record for home runs. Mays would finish his career with 660 home runs, good for third on the all-time list at the time of his retirement. On May 2, 1972, after nearly five decades as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, J. Edgar Hoover dies just as the Watergate affair is about to explode onto the national stage. An inquiry later revealed that the FBI had illegally protected President Richard Nixon from investigation. On May 8, 1988, Stella Nickell is convicted of murder by a Seattle jury. She was the first person to be found guilty of violating the Federal Anti-Tampering Act after putting cyanide in Excedrin capsules in an effort to kill her husband. She began planning his death after their 1976 honeymoon. (c) 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.

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Flashback Answers 1. Dusty Springfield in 1963. Samantha Fox covered the song in 1988. 2. The Isley Brothers in 1959. Amazingly, the song Sports Quiz never rose higher than No. 47 on the charts, but became gold through long use. “Shout” continues to be played Answers at athletic events and weddings. 3. Claudine Clark, who also composed the song. 1. Alabama, 1995-97. 4. The Bobbettes, an all-girl group from Harlem, wrote 2. Eleven players. the 1957 song about a crush on a schoolteacher. The 3. Philadelphia’s DeSean Jackson, original version was negative about poor Mr. Lee and in 2009. had to be rewritten. 4. Jim Jackson (1989-92) and Evan 5. Ike and Tina Turner, in 1966. Except you won’t hear Turner (2007-10). Ike. Legend has it he was paid $20,000 to stay out of 5. Wayne Gretzky and Jimmy the studio while it was recorded. Carson, both 19 years old. 6. Player. The 1977 song has been used in films and 6. Italy. currently is being used in a commercial for Swiffer. 7. Nick Faldo, in 1994.

Ineke Hughes shuswaphousesitters@gmail.com 250-833-5634 Trivia Answers 1. Orion 2. Frey is the Norse god of fertility 3. Methane 4. Orson Welles 5. Edward II 6. U.S.S. Holland 7. James Montgomery Flagg 8. U.S. Virgin Islands 9. Richard Wright 10. Estes Kefauver


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• When the Sullivan brothers, George, Francis, Joseph, Madison and Albert, enlisted in the U.S.

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OH, BROTHER! (continued): • You probably won’t recognize the names of the Eichelbaum brothers, Harry, Albert and Jack. The name they adopted after opening a Hollywood production company in 1919 is much more familiar. Calling themselves the Warner Brothers, these movie executives produced “The Jazz Singer” in 1927 and went on to bring us scores of other famous films.

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Navy in January of 1942, they stipulated that they all wanted to serve together. The Navy did “Good morning, Mr. Phelps” and “Good morning, Marshall Dillon” were greetings not strictly enforce their policy of separating directed toward two brothers in their wellsiblings, and all five were assigned to the U.S.S. known television roles. Peter Aurness, better Juneau. Just over 10 months later, during the known as Peter Graves, starred as Impossible Battle of Guadalcanal, the Juneau was struck Mission Force Agent Jim Phelps on TV’s by a Japanese torpedo, and all five Sullivan “Mission Impossible” from 1967 to 1973. brothers were killed. The family, including the His brother James Aurness, who changed the sole surviving child, sister Genevieve, was not spelling to Arness, was a familiar figure in notified of their fate until two months later. As the role of U.S. Marshall Matt Dillon on TV’s a result of their deaths, the War Department’s long-running western “Gunsmoke.” Sole Survivor Policy was instituted to protect

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