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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 13, 1966
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Blythevllle (Ark.) Courier News - Monday, June 13,MM- Pap Flvr Marry in' Sam Is Through By RICHARD E. MEYER LAS' VEGAS, Nev. (AP) Justice of the Peace James Brennan says he's a little tired of being known as a "Marrying Sam." He says it hurts the dignity of his office. But the reputation keeps dogging him. Brennan has married 15,000 people in the last year and a half, including Cary Grant, Jane Fonda, June Allyson and Roger Miller. And there's no sign of a letup. That's, what happens when you're the only justice of the peace in Las Vegas. Politicians look upon the job as a pretty good one. Af the lawful $5 per ceremony, it could mean Brennan has earned more than $735,000 in the 17 months he's been in office. 'But it's a 24-hour proposition. People want to get married at 9 or midnight — in tuxedos or barefooted, to fte tune of organs or guitars, in Brennan's chamber or in a hotel room. And Brennan obliges. Add some routine chores, such as the disposition of 12,307 minor arrests and citations, 6,027 small claims, 1,977 other civil actions, 486 criminal trials, S70 preliminary hearings, 4,556 misdemeanor filings and 1,512 felony filings — all since he's taken office, he said. When his term expires next January, he gays he'll seek another political office or go into private law practice. "I wouldn't run for this job again if it paid double," he said. Brennan has married all kinds of people. "Like the couple who went four years and three kids after their marriage license and didn't know they had, to go through a ceremony," he said. "Another couple came here and took'out a license — and got to Baker, Calif., before a waitress told them foe license wasn't enough. "Then there were the people who wanted their cocker spaniel as a witness. I didn't see any reason why he couldn't be there." But he doesn't give advice to newlyweds. REULAR TREASURE ISLAND NEWCASTLE, Wyo. (A) The Newcastle city library suspended the overdue fines of any book returned to the library during library week recently. One Newcastle man took advantage of the offer and returned a novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.. The book w a s 40 years overdue. If assessed, the overdue fine would have amount ed to about $292. WIGS FROM INDIA NEW DELHI (AP) - A government wig - manufacturing plant will be established in And- hra Pradesh State. The United States topped world boyers of human hair in 1965, purchasing $436,800 worth. Astrological * Forecast .* UGBIEB Vo determlnf your Corectki, aou paragraph opposite dates, whicb 'acludt your Mrtb d»U TUESDAY GENERAL TENDENCIES: You now have an excellent chance to reduce the brilliant ideas you have gathered in the past two days to a working success. By studying and working at every detail of any course of action you can have be successful in ventures involving them. Get busy at saving more money. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) New interests can he acquired and old ones expanded, provided you are practical and have sufficient backing. Take steps to improve your property. Roofs especially should be examined and repaired. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Good pals have affection for you now and you should be able to get favors you have desired long ago from them. Show tiiat you are truly devoted. They, back you to the hilt in whatever are your fondest ambitions. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Talk privately with practical- minded business persons or financiers to get the ideas you need for greater progress in the near future. Reflection in quit of your study brings further inspiration. Then get busy with what you have in mind. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Your pals are tJie avenue through which to have advancement right now so get together early and make your McN«n»ht Ijatlcatt, IM. plans. Know what it is you want from the personal angle. Then the acquiring becomes easier. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Civic work should come first today, so get out early and show that you have real ability along such lines. Confer with an influential person and get his, or her support. Your ambitions can be realized. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Getting into new places, meeting new personalities, finding new interests is your best bet right now. Read brochures, write to those out-of-town, communicate through phone, etc. All fine. LIBRA 'Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You are able to carry through with whatever duties of any nature that are most important to you rigftt now very efficiently. Know where you truly stand. Show particular devotion to attachment after work is done. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You are wise enough now to understand what is expected of you from partners in all walks of life and can get along with them very much better. Carry through on matters of policy. Reach the right decisions. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You are able to labor along a more intelligent level now with fiiose around you and can get plans finished in very good time. Impress associates with the fact that you can make worthwhile improvements. Be Hal Boyle NEW YORK (AP) - Things a columnist might never know if he didn't open his mail: Some 122 milion Americans — six out of 10 — visited their doctors last year. As usual, the women outnumbered the men. Your chances of becoming a centenarian are getting better all the time. There are now more than 12,000 who have reached the age of 100. Science may not be able to cure wrinkles — hut at long last it feels it knows what caused them. They are believed to result from the gradual loss of a chemical called hyaluronic acid, which helps hold water in skin tissues. If you want to sell somebody something during office hours, avoid Mondays and Fridays. A survey found salesmen make most sales on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and prospects were more likely to buy in the morning than in the afternoon. The nation now has 95.6 million licensed motor vehicle drivers. At this rate the country should soon reach a historic milestone: It'll have more front- than back-seat drivers. Prosperity note: Most people are living higher on the hog — but more are going broke, too. Personal bankruptcies tripled from 51,000 in 1955 to 163,400 in 1965. Why do you wake up feeling tired? Well, if you weigh 150 pounds and shift positions four times an hour, that means you've had to move about 4,800 pounds during eight hours of sleep. Life must have been pretty empty for teen-agers before 1890. It wasn't until then mat a U.S. doctor developed peanut butter, thus making possible the chief fodder of modern youth — the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Other side of the problem: Listen magazine reports the experience of a- research on juvenile delinquency who called 10 homes at 9 p.m. to check if the parents knew where their children were at that hour. "My first five calls," he said, "were answered by childen who had no idea where their parents were." Worth remembering: "If you insist on a place in the sun, you must expect some blisters." There's no business that booms like .government business. In less than 3Mt decades the U.Si federal budget has increased' from $3:5 billion to nearly $100 billion. FALL PLUMAGE—This costume from the fall collection of designer Rudi Gernreich, famed for the topless bathing suit, is all aflutter with feathers— from real ones on the model's head to the fabric pattern at thigh-high hemline and on stockings. dynamic. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) You can avoid aggravation by tackling difficult situations witb a sense of humor — or social affairs, for that matter. Work on your hobbies. Be joyful at them. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) You are able to do something nice for kin. today that will please ttienri immensely. It is possible to keep eyes peeled for some new idea that will increase your income. Get right to work on it. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) Contacting those persons who HOW'S YOUR NOSE FOR NEWS? A big news story broke recently in each of the spots marked on the map below. As a reader or student, check your memory and your knowledge by identifying the news wnfi. The clues given in the box below will help. What occurred where? Study the map and match the numbers with the events listed in the box at tight. Score yourself 10 points for each correct answer. A score of SO—you're fairly hep: A score of 70— you're pretty sharp. A score of 90 or more—congratulations to a real news hawk! MATCH 'EM UP | Fiery protest Q P ea Pe in offing? | Nip death plot Q New nation ! 144 m.p.h. wins Q Internal strife I Composer stricken Q Red ink incident ! Record war toll n Island trouble (See page fourteen for answers) can help you in any way on whatever is most important to you will bring fine results in A.M. Read your correspondence carefully. Writing letters can also bring benefits you sorely need. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY he, or she, will be. a very dynamic person with aj flair, for the dramatic that will impress others no end. You must teach him or her early not to deliberate so much or others will get ahead of him, or her, through sheer procrastination. The field of acting is very fine here, also politics, selling, etc. Anything that places your progeny in the' public limelight is ideal. Open 24 Hours A Doy M&R BRACKIN CAFE 3RD & RAILROAD PO 3-9929 Bulletins Formerly Occupied 6y Boone cleaners Carload Purchase'. FOAM RUBBER ...$7.50 31S 2.50 Mattress Size ... Assorted Sizes ... Complete Auto Upholstery GILBERTS 600 E. Main —PO 3-6742 EUBANKS Flooring Co. 815 N. 6th PO 3-6092^ • Lees Carpet J' • Armstrong Linoleum =• Kentile Tile *' • Formica Cabinet Tops • Ozite Outdoor Carpet.' • Viking Kitchen Carpet* • Stylbri Ceramic Tile f • Open Thurs. Evenings" Til 8P.M. .Uribute Jo .. Well-ordered camps for boys and girls provide a recreational outlet that ii recognized for its healtn-building importance. The summer eamp 1» a place of relaxation, !un, aperta activities, and entertainment. A week or two each year in such an environment givet youngsters a new and necessary away-from-home viewpoint on lif*. Grown-ups, tea, ahould be eagerly camp conscious ... Tor »n interlude away from busines* and horn* eare» is like a "tonic." It gives Mother and Dad a chance to loaf and be blissfully "un- civilized." Yes, Camp Season is » marvelous time for til the lamilyl We Salute Our Town! BLYTHLW FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION 200 N. Second St. Phone PO 3-4568 J4ot vUeatk All dressed up and everyplace to go... with dainty embroidery and a velvet yoke and bow. Very appealing. Fabric, a rich 100% cotton. Delicate colors' with white. Sizes,. 3-15. Great beginning for a new season, the flower embroidered shift. Marvelously cool In whit« voile of 45% Dacron* poIyester-35% cotton with yellow or pink piping and embroidery. Completely lined. Sizes 5 1o IS. $00. Use Our Lay-Away Plan priceless young fashion*

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