Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 15, 1972 · Page 3
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Forecaster Commutes Cross U.S. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Will.* True is not the everyday commuter you find in suburbia those days, . He and hl» wife Opal live In Los, Angeloi. But he works Ini t fore- HELEN HELP US Knotted Leather Meaning Vague By HKLEN AND SUE BOTTKL, ' ' Helen and Sue: New His 1 job .as , a weather -caster for Trans .World Airlines is highly specialized, So. when TWA moved Its weather-bureau, from' Lop Angeles, Triie had 'to ovc, i But they had paid for tthcir home in Baldwin Hills here and they didn't want to give It up, So True commuted to Kansas City for eight years, For the past two years he has commuted to New York, i } ' He lives In an apartment in New,York for two weeks at a time beforethe geU time of{*to see his wife* i Otherwise he^sjlsjln hls'New York apartment ana reads. ' "We haven't bad ,a decent home life for 10 years," sale Uie 60 year old .(True, "I have four years before retirement, I only hope I can stand the frustration. · "This isn't exactly what I had in mind when we were married," said his wife. "But we've accepted." I'm sure you've seen those leather -thlnglcs some people have tied 1 around their wrists with knots.In them. I asked my ulster what they are for and she said, "To k e e p bears away," Well', I thought it was cute, BO I'm wearing' one. * A ' guy 1 hang around wllh acted like there was something dirty about them and said a knotted leather bracelet is a. "done-time thing," whatever that 1 nfcansj Do the knots mean ·· you're a foxy chick or something, or 7??? -- Kqeplng Bears Away KB.A.i Sorry, / I pass. I always thought this kind of wristlet was just a leather thing with knots In it. ,' ' Help, people, does It really keep heart away? -- Sue Keeping Bears Away: ,.0r does it attract wolves? Different areas have different symbols: If knotted leather tnonga are some kind of score- keeping chart in your town, you d better find out what kind before you tie any more knots, --Helen perilously Yours, Quit Striylng tor Mediocrity', You're · a Greil Human Being, etc. "I protest this would add,a now dimension t o ) ! corrcs pondence, and the world is no ready for such honesly.-jThere fore, until further, nolfce thl office will continue! with 'Dca --' and 'Sincerely yours,', let the moderns fall where they'rrjay -- Respectfully ; ( Attacking Helen's and Sue's, Break Wit Tradition. -- Your Boss" -l R e a d I n g 1 y ,and Knjoylngly Yours, --· Ruthanh, , Humorous Ruthann And Her Boss: , , Appreclatingly yours -- Helen and Sue , Dear Rap: , , , ,, During the past few weeks I have been having dreams about people dying In. my 'swimming NotthWMt ArkartMi T1M«; Tim,, AI*. 15, 1*72 · rAY«TTtVHH, A«KAM«A« Columnist Decides He Will Jump To Some Conclusions By HAI; BOYj!«* ^' ,^EW YOKK (AP) -- Jump- IngHq'conclusions;' , · , j , You. can't,jj.ea.ch an,old. dog iW tricky but you 1 ,can an old Weather Forecast And there spots. are some bright Very ! hot weather is forecast ,for the central part of the'na- tion tonight. Cooler temperatures are expected to continue on the Pacific Coast, t h e Northern Plains and I n . ( h e Northeast. Showers are due )n the Patlflc Northwest, most of the Rocky Mountain areas, the Gulf Coast, upper Great Lakes and in the mid-Atlantic states. Arkansas should remain fair and warm tonight. (AP Wirephoto) . "There's always something to talk about when we're togethr er," said Mrs. True. 'Andiit's always a special occasion." The Trues manage because they have no children and they both have lifetime light passes. Certain employes and their wives are entitled to such passes. True doesn't recommend this type of marriage. But if It's unavoidable, the. only way to make it work, he says, is to "show a lot of understanding, and travel light." Oscar Levant, Eccentric, Pianist, Dies Hcleri and. Sue: After reading your column on 1 'Dear' Not Here With Moderns," (as a salutation for letters), I informed my boss ·" BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. *?AP) -- Oscar Levant, the . slouching figure in the dark .baggy suit, .would play a few ·flawless measuies of George 'Gershwin's piano concerto in F. Then he might .insult his 'audience, another performer or the television sponsor. "I'll show you how, unbreakable':it is!" he 'shouted 'once 1 as he smashed the sponsor's "unbreakable"' radio 'against a wall That was Oscar Levant; pia nlst, wit, composer, author, eccentric, actor and television - host who is .dead at 65. ; Levant had been profes sionally inactive for nearly a decade when he -died , in his _sleep Monday afternoon. Au thorilies £aid he apparently died of natural causes' and or dered an autopsy. In recent years he complained of edema arthritis, insomnia and a hosi of other ailments. SOLOIST Though he became, famous first as the solosit in countless performances of "Rhapsody'in Blue," composed by his .best friend George Gershwin, Le vant left his mark as an eccent _ ric. Demostrating slmulta neously his wit, his egotism, his illness and his-talent, he once said, "There is a thin line be tween genius and insanity ·'have erased that line." ." The son of a Pittsburgh Jew "eler, Levant began making a {living as a pianist when he wa 415. He studied under the atonal Hat composer -Arnold. Schoen ^berg at one time and composer 'jsome seldom performed seriou Ijmusic. Later he : had to hi '^credit the hit song, "Lady', Play jYour Mandolin" and the Acade j-my Award winning tune "Unt ! High Humidily /Across Wide \ Area Expected ·'By THE ASSOCIATED PRES £ Hot, tropical air hung ove .·much of the central portion o 'the nation today, bearing DO-de ·gree weather. Relatively hig ihumidity extended from th = Gulf states through the Plain Ito the southern edge of th ·Great.Lakes. -. A cold front nosed dow jacross the Great Lakes, tri| Igering squalls. By late Monday "'the thunderstorm line ha yclearcd the Midwest but wa ; still active in the Ohio VaMe i'where hard rains were drive ·by winds up to 60 miles pe · hour. Trees were knocked dow '·in Erharl, Ohio, southwest i Cleveland. ''. Warm temperatures nnd fn ·-'skies prevailed In the West, an ;cool breezes off the Pacif huggcd the coastal area. * Scattered thundcrshowcrs h mountain areas of the West an "ports of the Southeast an -Northeast. nday" from the late '30s film; Nothing Sacred." ! MUSIC EXPERT As an expeit in music and any other things, Levant was panelist for 10 years on the nformation ogram, Please" radio He said : he thrived on sleep g pills and other drugs' but dn't touch liquor. ."I don't like h e ' j o k e d , el good." "It makes me His hypochondria made up a ige P3rt of his three books, Jemoris of an Amnesiac," -"A Smattering of Ignorance" a'n'd "The Unimportance of '· Being Osca'r."i As an actor he appeared in several movies, once in a film biography of Gershwin as, a witty chap named Oscar Levant. He ' was married twice, first to dancer Barbara Srriithj The marriage ended in divorce in 1933. In 1939 he married J u n e Gale, a.singer.. They,had. three daughters and t h e marriage lasted to Levant's death. Lake Contract WASHINGTON (AP) - A $22.9 million contract,has been awarded by the Army to Far rell Construction Co. of Memphis for construction of' a pumping plait on the St Francis River, hear Marianna. , ;The .office of .Sen. .John L. McClellan,.' D-Ark.',' said.' Mori- day that the project, a part of the St Francis Basin" Flood ControlSystenVwillinclude.HO large pumps" capable of moving 1,200 .cubic, feet of water:, per second. The project will be located seven miles southeast of Ma rianria at the confluence of; the St. Francis and L'Anguille ,riv- , that "Dear Soandso" was no longer "in" according to Sue and her readers. Here Is his reply: "Today my world came crashing down as Helen and Sue agreed 'Dear' is out, based on a possible conflict with the body of the letter) i.e. telling someone to wrap it in barbed wire, drop dead, etc , would not be con sistent with the above men tloned salutation "Presupposing that the logic here is correct, twould i| not be more ,'loglcal' to alter the prefix than delete it, so that the salutation would be more consistent , with the' body? Examples: ' , , , "Precious, Beloved, Cherish ed, Worthless, Unimportant Skungy, Freakish, Sneaky, etc "p! pool, which Incidentally, does pot exist. Last night I dreamed my .former math teacher craqked his skull In a fall intojny, pool. Today I hear he had a serious heart attack. The 'night before It was my English teacher who fell into the pool, but he only got shook up. He wasn't at summer school yesterday and today -- home sick..Not serious though, Am I a hexer? -- The Dreamer-Hexer , Dear "Hexer": ' I think you're a hoaxer. Nice try! --Helen Dear Dreamer: Mebbe you hate your teachers and you're dying, for a pool, io you let them do the dying or you Or something., Dr. Freud, where are you? -- Su.e , devil, He never quits'learning.' Men think better ftnfltrielr feet; woman think,better .when {hey. take tboir.shoes,off, , i Th'ere are 'at leas'i 1 lour' pro football teams 'I'.d rather watch play than the Dallas Cowboys-Baltimore, ' Kansas City,' Minnesota, and Oakland--but Dallas is going ,lo be the team to beat for at least the next three years;') Ally girl is old-fashioned whc still wears a lipstick that, leaves an aftertaste when you kiss her - i , ' i Grandparents take more pride jn showing pictures ' o their grandchildren than they ever.did of thelr.ow^ children But, of course, .being a grand parent is more fun in almos every way than being a parcnl My supermarket M s ' now charging 89 cents for a 10 ounc CJ r ky etc" !5oandso. or Hey You, H Guy (Gal), You Big Dummy Brother Rat. "Again, assuming Helen am Sue are correct, we must no stop with merely deletini !Dear.' We must omit or alte the fifth part 5 (complimentary close), of the letter, using in stead of 'Yours truly,' 'Sin c'erely .. cordially', respectfully yours' etc , such closings as "Sinfully Yours, Bug Off Buddy ' ? ' ! , Quite Hatefully D e v i o u s l y y Doubtfully, Im Just you, your imagination and a Drexel Sale! Approved WASHINGTON - ^armers Home Administration, las approved' an J82.000 loan nd a $7,500 grant to , Blue- Sweet Home and Water Associ ation, Inc, of CJr'ant County Ark , to finance the construc- ion of a new water'distribution system. ,, The ofPice of Rep David Pryor. D Ark., which made the announcement, said the system *ould serve'a,rural area of ,92 'amihes , and businesses in Grant Countv north of Pratls ville,, box pf fresh strawberries! I pect that during 1 my lifetime . see'them on display in^Tiifi ny's wlndoW. / ' i t ' ^ / One old female' cat in th house can henpick a man mor than a dozen' nagging -wive Since I've been a, vfldower, find 'I spend much' 'more tlm trying to find' a' canned foo that Lady DpjL^le, our cat, w eat than I eyer spent searchln for a * restaurant that wou" please my wife. 4 ' '' run aWay from home. " An old-tim^r is a guy who r members when office wolv used tb prey on innocent ne secretaries! Today it's the office wolf who needs a bodyguard ' ' Four out of five men get as a farewell gift at retirement a gold'watch, a traveling case, a hlrtg rod or' V typewriter, icre Is no other occasion t'jn, mcrlcan life,In which so l|U)« maglnatlonj.or Ingenuity ·( is own, It would be far'more^H- ng'it they were presented wltjh me thing" more',appropr!ai*Y- uch as -a, lifetime' passi to a urlesque , bouse, a 10-spe«jd neelchair, or'enough moneV% ' OLD-TIMER *'t I ! '\dr6le wlttT some' horfrpr ecentiy of'a'Manhattan stor« hat charge; 13,39 a pound-for eal ciitlets, A reader now, tells me that he'knows of a'putCa here,they, charge $3.79. I lojd Irn .to keep.lt a secret--and maybe they'll go out of bupl- ess. ' ' , » The'other'day'I heard^ofVa ew and supposedly, surefire way of stopping a girl whp ,(' neczing or htceuplng, ,Haye er sit' down,' look 1 ' overhead ixedly at a light bulb and-say aloud, nine,times; "Evefy day my sex life Is getting more ai]d more Interesting/and I wonder who I I I have to thank tompr- rowl" l ' ' .Whatever happened to films that, have happy endings? fvfost of them now seem to try to be so true to life they wind up worse than life. Your.trip to tb.e movies is incomplete unless you bring along a crying towel. r ADVERTISEMENT-^. FALSE TEETH '. . ' " ThotLooMn ' N««d Not Embarraw , Don't k«p wonyjm tbout your ftlw l«eth droppinc «t the wrong 'time. 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