Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 14, 1969 · Page 20
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 20

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 14, 1969
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TAKE* THAT RWWP-HEAPEP k«... ^ \ \ ·*%=»-.. WOW/ T SURE IS A LOWS WAY DOWN! ((JUST WHAT THAT'S NOT) DO YOU VIOLENCE ' ) CALL IT ? / E V E N IF A PERSON WENT ' OVER THE FALLS AMP LNEP, I GUESS H6'D FREEZE TO DEATH BEFORE REACHIN5 SHORE. THE KIDNAPPERS SURE PICKED A FOOLPROOF PLACE TO MAROON US. IS HATCHED FROM EGGS TW ARE TOWED BV THE MOTHER IS THE ONLY VILLAGE IN JAPAN IN WHICH NATIVE HOMES HAVE BEEN BUILT TO A HEIGHT OF 5 STORKS C38-102) FAMED ROMAN EPIGRAMMATIST /) /WZCT /raves W EACH FINGER Francis Drake Your Horoscope Look in the section in which your birthday comes and find what your outlook is, according to the stars, FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 15 MARCH 21 to APRIL 20 (Aries) -- What you achieve now through good organization and better-than-average effort will have a telling effect in the future. But there's no need to vertax yourself or to worry. Take all calmly. APRIL 21 to MAY 21 (Taurus) --Note whether you are on the r i g h t track. Some special strategy, one adroit maneuver could prove the winning factor n this day's success. MAY 22 to JUNE 21 (Gemini) --G o o d planetary influences VE MUST GIT TERRIBLE LONESOME HEARTED, LOWEEZV, -·'JiFTHATWUTHltSS HUSBPiND Or VGR'N OFF PlflVIN' CARDS tVCR'DlESSET NIGHT OF TH' WEEK I'LL H/WE VE KNOW PAW'S STfWIN'HOME TONIGHT TO POP SOME CORN , , , . , and good ideas: also for start- Accelerate your pace, but do not jng neu , ventures But kecp reduce effectiveness by scatter- your feet on the ground, nevor- ng energies or bypassing ithcless. and don't expect the unreasonable. FEB. 20 to MARCH 20 (Pisces) -- Clear thinking, followed by effective action, can help you rack up a good score now. Keep eyes on your ambitious g o a l s , and straight toward them. NUMBER3.'.'-TH' L --1« BROTHERHOOD 15 GIVIM' i YOU THE FOSDICK ' : CONTRACT/'' QC -- DIET SMITH TOOK HIM TO THE LUM A COMPLEX, CHIEF, ON BUSINESS. AWV SPECIAL WAV VOU WAMTS IT DOME? NAH-H-H- -AS LONG AS FOIST REMIND HIM HES TO M.C. A POLICE LUNCHEON TOMORROW. V MEANWHILE 200 HAPPY ' PEOPLE LIVING 1 IN ATOMICALLV CONTROLLED \QUARTERSNEED \PROTECTIONOF THE LAW. I'M VERY PROUD THAT I'M! INVOLVED IN MOON'S FIRST! LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. T LETS EACM TMROW A PENNY IN 1 AND MAKE A WISH WIS-I? CANCELLED ITSELF OUT NICELY DiPNTIT? 1 AiftMiM IMS, MM., At* H ··· By UOTCK I. COIJaUNj M.0. · Avoidable Emotional Pain going well for you, but you maj need to exert a little m o r patience. OCT. 24 to NOV. 22 (Scorpio --If you are determined to scor a top-notch record, you c a make great strides toward now. Some annoying situations indicated, but don't let them ruffle you. NOV. 23 to DEC. 21 (Sagittarius) -- If you have gained a point or two, do not press for more too soon. Ease your way along so as not to upset the applecart. Control emotions. DEC. 22 to JAN. 20 (Capri- eorn) -- Some unusual situations indicated. In all dealings, be direct. Avoid devious tactics or approach, and give the other person the benefit of the doubt. JAN. 21 to FEB. 19 (Aquar- My twenty-five-year old son was admitted to a hospital for i very serious condition of the Jung. My husband and I were grateful to the doctors for their cindness and understanding of this calamity. We were told of its seriousness and every effort was made to keep the suspected diagnosis of cancer from our son. The next day we were horrified to find him in a state of panic because on his admission chart was stated "carcinoma of the lung" which he understood. How can such cruelty and carelessness exist in one of the great medical complexes in America? Mr. Mrs. D.S.E.. New York Dear Mr. Mrs. E.: Despite the most active programs designed to teach all hospital personnel something about psychological medicine, such gross errors do occasionally occur. Unfortunately the mas sive, terrifying impact on your son will be explained away (by somebody who should have known better) with the phrase, "I'm sorry." T h i s is not enough and I truly wish that such pitfalls could be removed so that the normal anxiety of a new patient would not be increased to unbearable proportions. - ELEVATOR ERROR How can we possibly accounl for the hundreds of people who are involved in all the facets of a hospital? I once was taking a small child to the operating room after having spent three i sessions preparing her for ton iljsillectomy. She seemed relaxed nd unafraid as we stepped in to the elevator. Imagine m\ distress when the elevator opcr ator said "What a beautiful gir you are and as soon as you fal asleep I'm going to take your big black eyes and give you mine." The child jumped in ab solute terror pleading with me jecausc I had said nothing abou this ghastly thing that now was going to happen to her. I starlet all over again to pacify her and explain that all this man should encourage you to step-ius) A good day to capitalize out and try for bigger gains. on your ingenuity, inventiveness small but important details. JUNE 22 to JULY 23 (Cancer) look, even though you may run on guard. Education- nto snags if not Especially favored: al interests, legal musical pursuits. matters and most head JULY 24 to AUG. 23 (Leo)-. !f you get an early start a n d i ·efuse to let interruptions sMc-!^'^^^'^ yes. track you. you should be able| d i jt B j gheartedi to make a dandy showing n o w . j b j p k Bt , - h Many tilings are working for ,,,,*; h ' n ,,,,,,,., ,,,,,, ,,, ,,,,%,-,,,, v you. Accentuate the positive. not be short, nor in action blunt, for vou thus belie the real in AUG. 24 to SEPT. 23 (Virgo) --This won't be a difficult day to manage if you concentrate. don't anticipate trouble, don't yield to lethargy. a n d And just o n e more DON'T: A v o i d making drastic or unnecessary changes in present plans. SEPT. 24 to OCT. 23 (Libra) --Maintain a schedule and w e 11-balanced don't complain tent tif your action. You do not go along with thn apathetic crowd; are a born progressive. Guard your vital forces, your poise: control all emotions, and your years will bring m a n y friendships, diversified interests. Have patience w i t h necessary "red tape." and empha size your magnetic personality. Birthdatc of: Vinci, famed was saying was that he wished he, too. had eyes that were as beautiful as hers. The elevator man was trying to be kind and oving. but it came out wrong, absolutely wrong. In your sad case, your doc- ors I am sure will start all over again to assuage your son's anx- ety and I hope it will be successful You must report this experience to the administra- ion so that other families will e spared the unnecessary leartache imposed on you. POOR MEMORY My mother is 84 years old and for the past six years, simply cannot remember any- ,hing for more than a few minutes. We know that it is just as bad for us. Is there any way to control this? Mrs. N. R.. Kansas Dear Mrs. R.: The loss of memory for recent events happens frequently in the elderly, especially those who have a moderate narrowing of the arteries due to arteriosclerosis. The blood flow In the brain is thus diminished. The remarkable characteristic about these people is that they have an unbelievable recall for events that happened during their childhood but cannot remember hour to hour instructions. It takes a great deal of understanding and patience to live in such a situation. At present there arc very few reliable drugs that are of benefit. It is encouraging, however, to know that experimental drugs are well on their way to relieve this handicap in those privileged to live to a ripe old age. S P E A K I N G O F YOUR HEALTH: Water pills are not the answer for obesity. Dr. Colcman welcomes letters from readers, and, while he cannot undertake to answer each one, he will use questions in his column whenever possible and when they are of general interest. Address your letters to Dr. Coleman in care of this newspaper. CONTRACT BRIDGE B y B . J a y B e c k e r (Top Rtcord-Holdtr in Matters' Individual Championihip Play) ¥ 9 7 3 + KJ1093 41083 EAST 4 0 8 4 Leonardo da Italiam artist: I author: Eliza-! about trifling situations. Bolster | Henry James, self-confidence: Things ARE I belli Montgomery. TV star. HORIZONTAL 47. Choral cora- 1. Josip. 5. Crone 8. Sloping roadway 12. Ill- fashioned 33. Wine vessel 14. Central American tree 15. Portent 16. Determined 18. Elves 20. River in Montana 21. Egyptian god 22. Transfix 23. Flexible 26. Oriental 30. Harem room 31. German city 32. Scottish explorer 33. Freight cars 36. Petty -malice 38. Cuckoo 39. Strife 40. Extends over 43. A color positions 49. Simpleton 50. Medicinal plant 51. Intelligence 52. A cheese 53. Close 54. Poem 55. Communists VERTICAL 1. Close relatives (abbr.) 2. Piece of beef 3. European river 4. Opposed tonndir 5. Seraglio 6. Popular singer 7. A fuel 8. Soften 9. Touch end to end 10. Fiction's Mr. 11. Hummer end 17. American inventor Answer to Saturday's puzzle. Avenge time of solution: 27 minute*. 19. Golf accessory 22. Knave of clubs 23. Tennis stroke 24. Artificial language 25. Scot 26. Overhead railways 27. Son of Gad 28. Rodent 29. Bora 31. Swiss canton 34. Horse's gait 35. Handle 36. Droop 37. Like better 39. Refuse 40. Read metrically 41. Wan 42. Wild ox 43. Serving girt 44. Protuberance 45. Leaping amphibian 46. Charitable gift 48. Cardinal number 23 24 F A M O U S South dealer. East-West vulnerable. NORTH WEST 4 2 4 A Q 7 + 2 + A K Q J 7 4 4 9 6 5 2 SOUTH 4 A K J 1 0 6 5 3 f AJ · 8 6 5 1 * The bidding: South West Jforth East 1+ Dblc 4 + Pass 44 54, Pass 5» 54 64, Pass Pass 6 + Dble Pass Pass Redble Opening lead--king of clubs. I was plaj'ing with Sam Fry, Jr., in the Reisinger team of Jour championship some thirty years ago when this cxtraor. dinary hand occurred. The bidding was unusual, to put it mildly. Fry held the South cards and elected to open a diamond. Presumably his purpose was to learn, whether I had good diamond support, in which case he -would be in a better position later to judge ho\v high to go in spades, where H A N D West doubled and I jumped to four diamonds. This terrible overbid was ia part traceable to the favorable vulnerability, and in part to the exuberance and, impetuosity of youth. Fry now bid his real suit, spades, and West competed with five clubs. East then bid liva hearts, for reasons impossible to explain at this late date, and Fry rebid his spades. Undaunted, W e s t bid six clubs. When, this came around to Fry lie reverted to diamonds. He thought he might avoid a spade loser (Fry didn't know 1 had the queen) if diamonds were trumps. West doubled and Fry redoubled! West led the king of clubs. Fry ruffed and returned tha eight of diamonds. When. West followed low, dummy did likewise. Another diamond lead put West out of. commission. Ha could take his ace of diamonds, but no more. So Fry made six diamonds redoubled for a score of 1,330 points, despite West's 21-point hand. Of course, West could have beaten the slum had he led tha king- of hearts originally, but this lead probably never occurred to him. It did not seem to West that the "safe" lead of the king of clubs could possibly | give declarer the contract, but, i ns it turned out, he could not , he planned to play the hand. I have been more mistaken. (O 1969, King features Syndicate, Inc.) 4-14-61 PONYTAIL "There it ii u big u life... a six-hundred-dollir deduction for broke little ol'ire!" TIMES Classified Ads Get Fast Results. Try 'em. Just Dial 442-6242.

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