BACK IN TIME
OCT. 13, 1973
Local Republican leaders greeted Rep. Gerald Ford's nomination for vice president with unqualified enthusiasm Friday.
A.S. "Footz" Quinn, the state Republican Party first vice chairman, who knows Mr. Ford personally, said the nomination was "fabulous."
Richmond County GOP Chairman Herbert E. Kernaghan Jr. said he "was pleased, very pleased," and state Rep. Bob Beckham was "delighted with the choice."
President Richard M. Nixon named Mr. Ford to replace vice President Spiro T. Agnew, who resigned the office.
TWILIGHT POPS ON THE RIVER: Twilight Pops on the River will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater at Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta. The concert is free, but donations are accepted. For more information, call 202-0091.
AARP MEETING: The Aiken chapter of AARP will meet at 3 p.m. in South Aiken Presbyterian Church's fellowship hall, 1711 Whiskey Road. The guest speaker will be Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt. The meeting is free and open to those 50 and older.
Dehydration can be a matter of life and death. The danger is higher for the elderly and the very young.
With dehydration, your blood volume goes down. The heart must pump faster to make up the difference, putting stress on the cardiovascular system.
Lower blood volume also means your body doesn't cool down as efficiently, so you're more likely to overheat. Dizziness and faintness can also result.
A water loss of just 2 to 3 percent can diminish your performance.
Source: Dallas Morning News
FACTS ABOUT WATER
Here are some things to consider before drinking something besides water:
Source: To Your Health, Quakertown, Pa.
WHAT A FEELING
In a recent study, women were in a better mood after 10 minutes of walking, in an better mood after 20 minutes of walking and in an even better mood than that after 30 minutes. Then the effects plateaued.
A FIT PET