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The cigarette among men

Markus haggberg now and then hans received a slap in the face from his father. This did not happen very often, but whenever it did, the bub was prepared for something, but was able to explain it to himself. Anyway, he always got a smack when he was caught smoking by his father.

Once he told me that he never really knew whether he got it because he had smoked or because he loved to be caught smoking. But smoking in the hand, smoking in the children’s room or behind the barn in the garden had its consequences, and this rule of the game was clear. The boy did not reproach his father, and for the father, too, the matter had always been settled after a slap in the face. "At supper we were already doing mischief together again", hans once explained to me. Then father and son conspired against the mother and took her to the grain. For the son it guaranteed impunity and for the father a brightening of married life. It was april 1945 and hans had just turned 13. He was much too young to smoke, but not too young to dream of being a man. It was the last days of the war, and lichtenfels had been spared. Once there was supposed to be a crash along the tracks at this time, but otherwise the american appeared largely peaceful.

Hans tried his first bits of english, and even though he didn’t like losing the war, he looked forward to the arrival of the tanks and jeeps. Boys just. He went to grammar school, was happy about the fact that more and more classes were cancelled, smoked a cigarette now and then, and got fired from time to time. One day his father asked him if he would go with him to the itzgrund and visit some relatives. They made sandwiches, laced up their hiking boots and went off. On the way they talked about all sorts of things, about the political situation and what was going to happen in the future. And they found time to laugh together.

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Police warn against distractions behind the wheel

Police warn against distractions behind the wheel

The kronach police department will be holding a road safety campaign as part of the bavarian traffic safety program 2020 "bayern mobil – sicher ans ziel" ("bayern mobile – get there safely") on thursday, 14. September from 11 a.M. To 3 p.M. On the marienplatz an information event for interested burghers will take place.

As the traffic officer, matthias stocker, explained in a press interview on friday, the program’s main focus and strategies will be addressed in the process. This year the motto is "attention in traffic". He pointed out that navigation devices or cell phones accompany many road users in their everyday lives. These are often also used in traffic. "This quickly leads to an increased risk of accidents!" But not only the use of cell phones or tablets, but also stress and emotions or eating and drinking are distraction factors at the wheel that should not be underestimated.

The head of the kronach police department, uwe herrmann, said that despite the increase in the fine to 60 euros and a point in flensburg, road users are not deterred from using their phones behind the wheel. Lack of attention is the number one cause of accidents. 1. At the information booth, in addition to all the other dangers such as excessive speed and alcohol, they want to point out that attention is always required when participating in road traffic, regardless of whether you are a motorist, pedestrian or cyclist.

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In the restaurant complain and express condolences- before that print themselves the germans

In the restaurant complain and express condolences- before that print themselves the germans

Being honest is not always easy: on the motto of the evangelical lent campaign "seven weeks without pinching" the monthly magazine "chrismon" has published a report on the project asked what the germans are afraid of. According to the survey, it is more difficult for respondents to complain about the food in a restaurant (44 percent) than to express their condolences to mourners (30 percent). Many have a problem with admitting their own mistakes (42 percent) or getting back in touch with friends after a long period without contact (41 percent).

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40 percent of respondents print afraid to tell someone they've been angry with them. According to the survey, women are more reticent than men: while 43 percent of women do not dare to express this criticism, only 35 percent of men do. 34 percent said they found it difficult to express their political opinions openly. The emnid institute surveyed on behalf of the evangelical magazine "chrismon" around 1.003 women and men.

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High up at the 10. Coburg bouldering cup

High up at the 10. Coburg bouldering cup

The 10. Open coburg boulder cup of the DAV coburg takes place on saturday at the climbing center. Bouldering competitions are entertaining and exciting, so they are very attractive for the spectators. All interested are invited to get an idea of this still young and currently trendy sport.

The finals start on saturday at 17.30 (ladies) and 18.30 o’clock (men) and promise spectacular sport with high voltage. Afterwards, there will be a pizza party for all participants and spectators. The entrance for spectators is free.

Preparations are in full swing. Almost 200 participants have already registered, the majority of whom are guests. Both the women’s and the men’s competitions have a top-class starting field. From the local heroine and top german climber sofie paulus to other women who have already been successful at german championships and a whole series of strong men, such as floyd simen from bayreuth and maxi zwicklbauer from munich – the runners-up from 2018 and 2019.

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Peasant museum: monastery works in the fishermen’s yard

peasant museum: monastery works in the fishermen's yard

"Here comes together what used to be connected", says irmi funk. The bamberger specialist for monastery work enriched the special exhibition of the bamberger land farmer museum not only with filigree work, but also with an interesting lecture at the opening ceremony. "Cloister works, tinsel wreaths, hood mirrors – beautiful works for devotion and secular adornment" is the title of the exhibition, which was opened in the presence of numerous guests at the farmers museum. On the occasion of the foundation of the museum 30 years ago, another special exhibition will follow in june.

Monastic works are precious objects made of gold and silver wire, pearls and precious fabrics that were integrated into religious life as devotional objects, reliquary settings or jesus children. "Beautiful work" also the bridal crowns or tinsel wreaths that used to be worn on church festivals, which closes the circle.

Irmi funk knew not only about the design of her works and the symbolism hidden in them. She was also very interesting in conveying knowledge about religious needs, for example the different types of relics. Splendidly set with gold wire, pearls and precious fabrics, they were exhibited for veneration. Also pilgrim souvenirs and so-called relics of veneration had been decorated in this way.

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Ezb survey: economic pessimism on the rise

Ezb survey: economic pessimism on the rise

According to the survey, the euro zone economy will shrink by 0.5 percent this year. Previously, experts had expected a minus of 0.3 points. Experts are also more pessimistic about the coming year than before: in 2013, they expect only a slight increase in economic output of 0.3 percent, compared with 0.6 percent previously. In the long term, however, growth is expected to remain unchanged at 1.8 percent.

Inflation in the region is forecast to be 2.5 percent in 2012. This is 0.2 percentage points more than before. In 2013, the inflation was allowed to decrease to 1.9 (previously 1.7) percent. In the long term, the experts see a rate of 2.0 percent.

The ECB itself also expects inflation to remain above its target of just under two percent for some time to come. However, it is expected to fall below this mark in the course of the coming year.

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