The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1966 · Page 2
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; ftf» T»» - BlythevUl* (Arfc.) CoufUr Newt - TumHy, Aprfl II, <HINA A giant no longer ^ slumbering With the largest population in the world, China under communism is certain to ploy an increasingly vital role in world affairs. To understand this role and China's actions we must know something of her history. To help our readeri young and old comprehend this great unknown country, this newspaper proudly presents a dramatic new story-strip series tracing Chinese history through reigns of war lords, emperors', foreign powers and dictators. Watch for "One- Fourth of Mankind/ an illustrated, absorbing and educational review of <000 years of recorded Chinese history* NEW YORK (AP)-Whatever happened lo television? .1 remember when it was the talk of America. Everybody used to come to work hollow- eyed from staying up late the night before watching it. Nobody I know talks much about television anymore. All those over 40 seem to see nothing but old movies on it. As for its annual new programs, they don't appear to have much impact. They flower and fade and blow away like dandelion pods. Industry tublhumpers say that last February television viewing reached an all-time high when 54 million households had their sets tuned in for an average of six hours and 28 minutes a day. Whatever happened to television? Pretty much, I'm afraid, what producer David Selznick told me a dozen years ago would happen to it. "Television is for people who want something for nothing," he said. "It will become a mush factory. Hollywood will use it as a dumping ground for B-graders, and go on to maked finer pictures for the theaters." . One of the things I churlishly hold against television — although it probably is my fault — is that my 12-year-old daughter still remembers by heart more deodorant and beer commercials than Mother Goose rhymes. 'It seems to me I have to dust this set off more often than I used to," my wife said the other day. She does. It has become largely another piece of, dust catching furniture. There isn't a single program that our entire family watches together regularly anymore. As far as I am concerned the only great thing about television is its coverage of football. In that it is matchless. But the rest of the year, from New Year's Day .until September, I don't find much reason for turning it on except to see whether Lawrence Welfc has hired a new bassoon player. It is all too sodden, gummy and tasteless. What happened to television? It went thataway! Astrological * Forecast .* . By CARROLL RIGHTER ermine your forecast, note paratraph opposite dates, which Uflude Tour birth date. ^ WEDNESDAY -CrENERAL TENDENCIES A^Say an deyening when you hale' to be careful not to make some changes that are done in a ha'sTy or a drastic fashion so thatsonly confusion results instead of getting the constructive results that you desire. Keep cool, calm and unperturbed despite what comes up to annoy and test your patience. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) Pals^seem quite demanding but you "have to overlook it since they are somewhat confused and are not responsible for their actions today. Plan what you are going to do early. Then all goes fine for you. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Make certain you are very conscientious about any public work you have to do and do not jep- ardize your reputation in any way.; Avoid that Big-wig-who wants someone to vent spleen upon. Be cagey. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) There are new outlets that are very interesting to you now, but you have to study every phase of such most carefully first. Avoid making radical changes. These could lead to more confusion later. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) It is better that you pay that outstanding bill or you only get in deeper water later on. Any argument with loved one could also bring trouble. Rise above all pettiness and foibles. '. i LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Better just to carry on with work ahead of you and avoid talks with associates who are as opin- inated as you right now. Eye-; ning all O.K. Use new systems j tonight and others will not oppose you. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) If you schedule your time intelligently, all that work before you melts away very quickly you persevere without deviating. Get your health improved. You are apt to feel quite out of sorts at this time. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Consider the amusements you most desire to have in the future so that they will not be too expensive and use tact in those you indulge in today. Don't lose temper with loved one. This could lead to a very serious fight. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Be sure to show others that your first duty is to kin and make it a point to be very courteous and kind from now on. Before you make any changes, consider the mwell. Then carry through quickly. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to D>e. 21) Care must be taken In driving or talking with others aiuUbe sure to.steer. clear of ijoth dangerous lites and argu- (iMcNaugbt syndicate Inc.) mentative people. Show patience with those with whom you have dealings. Have a peaceful attitude with all. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Although monetary affairs may seem pretty confusing, if you are economical, you find all works out just fine. Be sure to contact advisors who are financial experts. This could result in fine friendships, also. AQUARIUS (.ton. 21 to Feb. 19) Ambitions of a personal nature may seem difficult to realize now, but later they \ "" be relatively easy. Spend this time getting your appearance, health improved. Then you can forge ahead quickly. PISCES Feb. 20 to Mar. 2(P Th6se who are experienced in your field are ready, willing and able to give you a helping hand and then you get approval of associates. Try not to give vent to hurt feelings, etc. Then you win out. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY.. .he, or she, will be one of those fine persons who likes to assist those who are in distress, so be sure to give the kind of education that will prepare your kind offspring adequately, Or much trouble can come into this life. Teach not to make radical changes so often. A course in psychology would be ideal so that others cannot take advantage of your son's or daughter's good graces, funds. fITHOUT BEAUTIFUL ROSES BOTHER ferti- lame ROSE 'FOOD with Systemic Insecticide Troublesome spraying and dusting is unnecessary to control certain injects when you feed roses with fertMome containing Systemic Insecticide. The Insecticide is absorbed through the roots and gives invisible protection against all piercing and suck- • ing type insects. ' ... ....'• ferti-lom: products ire sold only by QUALIFIED dealers who en liw jw pnfiHiiMl HMMM The Red Barn So. Hi-Way 61 Open Sunday Afternoon Byrum Hdw. & Seen 118 E. Main Open Nightly 'til 9 p.m. Open 'til Noon Sunday Pulque, prepared by fermenting the juice of the agave, is Mexico's national beverage. Mother's Day is an institution in more than 40 countries other than the United States. Sun Yat-sen was leader of the 1911 revolution which overthrew the empire and founded the Chinese Republic. Mary Ann Evans was the real name of George Eliot, the writer. She married a Mr. Cross the year before she died. Radium gives off three kinds of rays — alpha, beta and gam ma. Joyce Kilmer wrote his well- known poem, "Trees," while vacationing in New Hampshire. The stilt, In propotrion to size has the longest legs of any known bird. uUtttf Must Be Mad! fen IJJffi!!!!!!!!!BJJ!l[l!llim DEAR ABBY: What do you think of a mothei who would hold the hand of her three- year-old son over a gas flame to teach him a lesson? The boy lit some matches, so his mother wanted to "cure him, once and for all" as she put it. This isn't something I heard about, I saw it with my own eyes. The flesh was burned right off his little hand. It was just pitiful. ANONYMOUS WITNESS DEAR WITNESS: If you witnessed such a cruel and inhuman act and all you do about it Is write me an anonymous letter, you are badly confused. If there is no Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in your area, for goodness sake, report that woman to your TV sets REFRIGERATORS Sl^: 84.2% AUTOMOBILES mum 78.2% WASHING MACHINES CLOTHES HOUSEHOLD POPULABITT CONTEST—Television sets axe far and away the most popular appliance* in American homes according to a Census Bureau survey. Almost 93 per cent of the nation's 60 million households bave sets and 21 per cent bave more than one. But there are still more twocar—23.8 per cent—than two-television families. Newsgrapn shows other popular appliances in enter of preference. LUMBER STUDS BOARDS 2x4x8 Economy Cedar 2x4x8 Eco. White Fir 2x4x8 Eco. Douglas Fir $68 $75 $75 Per M. P«r M 1x8 Cedar Decking 1x8 Yellow Pin* .... 1x10 V-Joint Cedar . $70 $85 $75 Per M Per M Per M FRAMING LUMBER 2x4— 10' to 14' 2x4— 16'& Longer .., 2 x 6—8' & 10' White Fir $75 $65 2 x 6—12' & 14' White Fir M Per M Per .M 2x8— 8' & 10' 2x8— $65 Per M $75 p " $85 M Per M 2 x 6—16', 18' & 20' White Fir ......... Per 2 x 8—22' & 24' M (If Available) .. We Hove Just unloaded 15 cars of very good Economy White Fir Lumber. We Deliver Anywhere - Come See Us Blytheville Lumber Co. SOUTH 2ND ST. AT R.R. Ph. PO 3-9602 or 3 locil police'or tariff at once. She must be madl DEAR ABBY: I am 18 and a high school graduate since last June. My fiance is 2} and * college graduate. He has a good job. On his birthday a few weeks ago we got engaged without inviting his parents to the party. At this point they are so annoyed with me I am beginning to wonder hoto things will work out. We plan to be married this summer. His parents say as long as we got engaged, without them, we can get married without them. What is yoiir honest opinion, Abby? I really don't care very much for them, and know they never liked me. Any suggestions? ENGAGED DEAR ENGAGED; Yes. Don't start down the aisle on Ihe wrong foot. You can't ' undo Ihe past, but you can try for a better relationship with your in-laws in the future. Admit you were unkind and inconsiderate to exclude them from the engagement party, but make them welcome at the wedding. DEAR ABBY: Please say something in your column about the dreadfully poor taste shown by women who earn pin money selling cosmetics or household products to their friends — and only their friends — because they lack the sales ability and ambition to go out and tackle the general public. I'm not referring is women who must support themselves and need loyal friends to help them gel started. 1 mean women who are eager to mate money on the side but don't want to work -too hard for it. How does one keep from being taken in by such people without ending the friendship? SICK OF IT DEAR SICK: She simply says, "No thank you. I am not buying any." And if that ends the friendship, it was obviously not much of a friendship to begin with. CONFIDENTIAL TO "THE HUSBAND OF A JOINER": The woman who feels she must belong (o everything would be much happier if she felt she "belonged" to her husband. Problems? Write to Abby, Box 6700, Los Angeles, Cal. For a personal reply, enclose a stamped, self - addressed envelope. Hate to write letters? Send $1 to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., for Abby's book let, "How to Write Letters for All Occasions." NEWS BRIEFS MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - Paratroops will jump, jet-fighter planes will zoom, tanks will fire at target* and torpedo boats will maneuver to commcinorato the fifth anniversary of the abortive 1961 invasion of Cuba by exiles. 'Havana radio said the April 17 display will take- place on Havana's waterfront. WHEATON, III. (AP) - The encroachment of communism , : has brought a cris« in church missions says a New York Minister. •' . . The Rev.. Louis L. King told.- a religious congress that since : 1940, "Communist influence has grown from 8 per cent if Hie world's population to 40 per cent today." GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP)— Historical Times, Inc., publisher of Civil War Times Illustrated lias announced plans to issue a now American History Illustrated. WASHINGTON (AP) - Ths Justice Department has filed suit in Montgomery, Ala. t» force desegregation of five eating establishments in Prattville, Ala. The action charged that Negroes were not served on tha same basis as whites. DALLAS, Tex. (AP) - Threa men working in a garage workshop say they have developed power crutches which.enable a handicapped person to raise and lower himself by pressing a button. ... The battery-operated device, which is to go.into production this summer, is expected to cost about $500 a pair. AUTOMATIC WASHER SALE ... And t ohave a Washer Sole if Takes A Good Washer And a Down - to - Earth Price. Wed.-Thurs.-Fri.-Sat. You Will Find Washers With Features And Prices Like The One Listed Below... In Stock! Ready For Free Delivery! Free Normal Hookup 3 CYCLES GENTLE for all your dainty delicate*. SUPER SOAK to.automatically . presoak heavily soiled clothes. PLUS all these extra conveniences... • Msgic-Mix* filter traps and holds objectionable lint... • Three water temp (elections. • ExclusivesuRGiLATOR'agitator washing action. • Porcelain-enameled top and lid. '•Tmk. 3 Wafer Level Control $1CD95 Model LPB-458 169 With Trad* 2-Yr. Warranty en All Parti—1 Ytar Fr«« Strvie* Hubbard & Hoke PO 3.3450 APPLIANCE DEPT. $, Free Parking In Rear of Store

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