BACK IN TIME
JULY 10, 1932
The slot machine war flared anew yesterday as city detectives confiscated machines in five establishments and impounded them at police headquarters.
Charged with operating a slot machine were Frank DeLoach, John Alberson, Gus Antonokas and T.R. Beckum.
The charges were booked against the men by Detective Sgt. M.O. Mathews and Detective Jack Hoover.
HOLD THE FRIES
Prevention Magazine reports that in a 12-year study of 42,500 men, those eating a diet heavy on red meats, fries, refined grains and sweets ran almost twice the risk of developing diabetes as those eating a diet heavy on vegetables, fruits and whole grains.
It's hard not to perspire in the summer heat, but Mark Davis, a researcher for Procter & Gamble, says you'll sweat less if you avoid spicy foods, caffeine and nicotine, which trigger and ramp up your system's activity.
PASS THE NUTS
A new report from the Life Science Research Office published in the Journal of Nutrition found that walnuts help reduce the risk of heart disease.
It may be 90 degrees outside, but the soil temperature inside plant containers can reach 130 degrees. Control the temperature by elevating containers off the concrete using wood lathes or pot feet.
The Augusta Museum of History will present its next Brown Bag History Series at noon today. The speaker will be Jack Steinberg, a native of Augusta. He will be speaking on the history of the Walton Way Temple.
Mr. Steinberg is a graduate of the Academy of Richmond County and the University of Georgia. He is a member of Adas Yeshuron Synagogue and the Walton Way Temple (Congregation Children of Israel). Mr. Steinberg has written numerous books and articles, including The Jews of Augusta for the Augusta Genealogical Society and United for Worship and Charity, which is a history of the Walton Way Temple. He has served the community as president of the Augusta Jewish Federation, a member of the Waynesboro Rotary Club, a teacher in the Religious School of the Walton Way Temple and a member of the Augusta Genealogical Society.
The Brown Bag History Series is free to members and costs $2 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Bring your lunch; the museum will provide a beverage and dessert. Please call the Education Department for reservations, 722-8454.
The Augusta Museum of History is located at 560 Reynolds St. downtown. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Free admission is offered on Sundays. Please call 722-8454 for more information or visit us at our Web site, www.augustamuseum.org.
Unintentional injuries continue to be the fifth leading cause of death after heart disease, cancer, stroke and chronic lung disease. Yearly, about 60.5 million people seek medical attention or suffer at least one day of activity restriction from an injury.
MCG Health Systems issues the following safety tips, adaptable for the