Daily Bread for 11.10.15 – 2017

Good morning, Whitewater.

Tuesday will be sunny, with a high of fifty-five. Sunrise is 6:41 and sunset 4:36, for 9h 55m 07s of daytime. The moon is a waning crescent with 1.4% of its visible disk illuminated.

Whitewater’s Parks and Recreation Board meets at 5:30 PM, and her Zoning Code Update Committee at 7:00 PM.

On this day in 1982, the Vietnam Veterans’ War Memorial opens to visitors in Washington, D.C.:

Washington, Nov. 10 — President Reagan stopped by the National Cathedral to listen for a while to the reading of the names of the Vietnam war dead this evening.

His motorcade sounded fast and far-off heading northwest to the cathedral in the dusk as Tom Toohey, unheeding in another part of town, stepped up to the glossy dark wall of the war’s freshly completed memorial with its long listing of its dead, touching it for the name, he emphasized, of ”one good lieutenant.”

”There,” said Mr. Toohey, his fingers brushing the name of Richard H. Housh. ”A real good lieutenant. I saw him jump up with his pump shotgun one time and blow away four guys coming at us. He was somebody else, one good lieutenant.”

Ceremony by Candlelight

While the President journeyed to one part of the capital’s weeklong commemoration of the Vietnam dead, the continuous reading of their names in a candlelighted chapel at National Cathedral, Mr. Toohey and hundreds of other Americans continued to arrive at the wall even after darkness fell tonight, the eve of Veterans Day. They bore the slow grief of the Vietnam time and indulged the simplest sort of human memorial, the act of touching stone, feeling the cold, stony texture of the engraved names of the dead that showed up by flashlight and in the wavering glow of matches struck in the dark.

On this day in 1862, Wisconsinites riot over the draft:

1862 – Draft Riot of 1862

On this date angry citizens protesting a War Department order for 300,000 additional troops, rioted in Port Washington, Ozaukee County. As county draft commissioner William A. Pors drew the first name, cannon fire resounded and a mob of over 1,000 angry citizens wielding clubs and bricks and carrying banners scrawled with the words “No Draft!” marched through the streets. The mob stormed the city destroying buildings, setting fires, and gutting the interior of homes and shops. Troops were brought in the next day to quell the violence. The Ozaukee rioters were captured and remained prisoners at Camp Randall for about a year before they were finally released. In all, more than a half-dozen homes were damaged and dozens of citizens were injured. [Source: Ozaukee Country Wisconsin]

Here’s Tuesday’s game from Puzzability:

This Week’s Game — November 9-13
Chinese Takeout
May we take your reorder? For each day this week, we started with a phrase, removed the seven letters in CHINESE, and rearranged the remaining letters to get a new word or phrase. Both pieces are described in each day’s clue, with the longer one first.
Example:
Google or Bing, for example; wrath
Answer:
Search engine; anger
What to Submit:
Submit both pieces, with the longer one first (as “Search engine; anger” in the example), for your answer.
Tuesday, November 10
“Creation of Adam” location; braids

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