Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 15, 1972 · Page 12
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 12

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 15, 1972
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ON TKS OTHER HAND, HE'S HE'S NEVER HEARD AM OPERA N6V6R3EEN A VlOUNORAFlRE TRUCK OK A CANDY *we.; LEP A VBRf FULL LIFE I 3 6ROVND,7HE SUN/THE RAIN. THE MOON.THE STARS, A CAT ·; AND SEVERAUIOORM5.4 . JjjftillSTOMS IS ft WISSIONE ^, $'**% KCAUSE BENEATH LIES MIIES !.V- WHO'S MILES BELON You WANT A RAISE ALREADY 7 OKAY - I'LL GIVE YOU A RAISE'. TOE MAGISTRATES' HAIL ITWAS LONG,, ., UQNS AGO ; VWEN I « " SOT STARTED" AND SHOESTS1NGS WERE MSHTV ecf-.-Cf. IN THOSE TAVS EVERVBODV WORE BUTTON; SHOES ·jOU'RE A BfU-IONAIBE 1 HOPS! NOW, BUT I'U-BET pX COME UP VOU SrA(?TED ON H TO THE A SHOESTRING.' M ATTIC.IU. SMOW uin«T» \sj "TM EV p EMfiHp ¥2scKxo -VAHP 4 PARACHUTES/ WHAT.' \| IH USE!? SO-ANtHOO-OOlLflRl CHIEF. Xog -riicy'l i ANOTHER H BILLS iNjTO ATTACHgJT^^^;TM^ l-ftb«. y -^si~z.^ :--^--, PLM4E: MIKF, CALLQ11R BANKERS. ARKAHfiB'A LOAH. SCAGY/ ALERT THE F.B.T, HARRY, SET HOLD OF A CHASE PLAHE ; g : IT'S HIGH TIME WE STOPPED'GIVIMS IM'TO SKYJACKERS, ' HftRRY, BUT \1K CAN'T ENPAMSER THE UVES OF OUR WHAT'LL, VfBPO CHEF' UAPIBS UNANIMOUS uke H MILLION MAKCH/N safpeA NOTKIN'S Vfctfse'N HUH? ' MAT? l\ OP 'EA\ I PLUMB FERGOT VE WUZ BELOW SEE LEVEL LOOKV.TATER VONDGR COMES VORE PflW (-"L/'LDOTHEY'REELIZE THAR GOO NW A FEW (-/T BUSTS MAH HEART TOTH/UK THAR STANDARD O'l-IVM'MfHT GO DOWN AFTER.AHISGOME.,':'- FAMBLY /S WUCMIN' is THAT WHAT TH£Y"K£ OOIN6 ? ALL. THIS TIME I THOUGHT TMV RJMHV .HOW CHICK6NS HAVE- TO TIUT BACK THEIR MADS TO SWALLOW WAT2R 6ISTER6 \Vtto THWK I'/M THE 6REATEST ISf YES--MBS sWApay ; RESISNED AND MR. DITHERS GK/S. . I HER A PARTY · AMP SHE _ KISSED ALL I LOVE THAT SHADE/ I WISH I DASV/OOP, IS THAT LIPSTICK I SEE ON EVEN A LITTLE V BIT JEALOUS? Arkahieii , ARKANM* FRANCES DRAKE Your Daily Horoscope SCAFF01D Ot/IM/CHJ/tfJi/DGCS SAT, ID.ffBtHXK JU{6MEtfr AND ' TOE SCAFFOLD' I'MS ROOFED OVER IN IB 54 AND THEN CONVERTED INTO AM ORNATE STRUCTURE pROfEssp? Of HISTOK/.AT Tilt COMBREE 3CKOOi;FB«MC ALWAYS SLEPT IN'AH . LNHEATED ROOM, WAIKED SIMILES A DAY WINTER AND SUMMER, /W£ ft£YER MISSED A DAY FOR utvess w so yeAxs LESTER .L. COLEMAN, M. D. Chest Depression Surgery Exists My husband and my 3-year old son have the same con d i t i o n : a depression in their chest. Nothing was done about my husband's condition. I, wonder whether anything can be done for my son in the light of modern medical advances, Mrs. D. P.,Mich. Dear Mrs. P.: The condition you describe is technically known = as "pectus (chest) excavatum (funnel)." This is a. birth defect which is usually n o t hereditary. It would appear to he more of a coincidence that both : your husband and your child have this .condition. ; In only very rare instances does this depression of the sternum or breasL bone, affect t h e lungs or the heart by pressing, on them. If this does occur, surgery can rectify the condition so that the growth and health of the -child .are not imparied. ,. . · ;· . : EMBARRASSED' Children, both boys an'd girls, are understandably embarrassed, by this deformity. Therefore, surgery is more often performed for cosmetic reasons than for health reasons. In recent years, a simple operation has been successfuly performed. Instead.of opening .he - chest, wall., implants of si'Iicone are placed .underneath .he skin to fill the excavatum. Dr. David G. Bowers, a plastic surgeon in the U. S. Air Force Medical Center at the Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, has reported excellent results, in a large series of cases using the silicone implant, . Silteone. and other plastic materials, are under careful scrutiny for possible irritating side effects, If these side effects are not significant, surgeons everywhere. Avill probably be using this simple operation to relieve the cosmetic deformity of tlie funnel chest. Soon after Governor George Wallace was shot, the surgeons who operated on him said thai even if he were paralyzed he would be able to stand. \VHAT KIND? · I am paralyzed. I wonder what kind of support they were considering. Mr. R. V.,Tex Dear Mr: V.: The sadness of a functioning productive human being sud denly converted itito 'a paralytic state is overwhelming.' Some neurological diseases act with the swiftness .of : a , bullet. ] cannot help commenting on the courage of the , thousands! o! paralyzed people in. wheelchairs who try to reconstruct their lives in the light ; of such massive handicap, ' Many ingenious, and often remarkable, prosthetic devices can support a paralyzed person in a standing position. V e r y r e c e n t l y , a brilliant and imaginatively c o n s t r u c t e d wheelchair was devised at the Rhode Island School of Design by Peter Bressler. The chair can actually be made to. stand up so that ,the p e r s o n in it, even though p a r a l y z e d , can accomplish many normal functions in. the home that ordinarily would be impossible. The .chair, manufactured by the Overly Co. of Greensburg, Pa., is being tried at various veterans' hospitals in America. By Eugene Sbeff ACROSS 1. Cheat 4. Droop 7. Dross 11. Above 13. Frost 14. Docile 15. One of the Little Women 16. Female swan 17. Man's name 18. Darling ' (Anglo- Ir.) 20. Kind of leather 22. Large cask 24, Worships 28. Darted 32. Century plant 33. Louisiana politician 34. Intelligence 36. Campus disorder 37. Carmen, for one 39. Shows oft 41. Scold 43. Breach 44. Await settlement 46. Tier or dock SO. Title in Iran 53. Cathedral eliurch 55. Pitcher 56. Ashen 57. Money of account 58. Price 59. Dyer's vat 60. Corded fabric 61. Still DQWN 1. Title of respect in Turkey Z. Biblical name 3. Mr. --; fictional sleuth _4. Slight "' taste 5. Maple genus 6, Italian city 7.Writer- o f " shorthand 8, Escape 9. French friend lO.Jellylike material Average lime of xolutiom 24 min. DHSl SHUSH KS1S HL3HBI3 E3E3H Answer to yesterday's puzzle. er 12. He takes pictures 19. Brazil, for one 21. Girl's name 23. Novel 25. Foray 26. Bacchanalian cry 27. Hardens 28. Dull, slovenly person 2D, Ecclesiastical vestment 30. Strong blow 31. Short swim 35. Child's game 38. Consumed 40. Unprocessed 42. Homo of Saul's witch W, French illustrator 47. OH 48. Network · 49. Worry 50. Resort 51. Crone 52. Pub specialty 54. Chart 31 56. 22 16' 31 Look in the section In \jhlch your birthday comes and find what your outlook Is, according to the sturs, ARIES (Mai'. 2] to Apr. 20) ', A n , Impcirtiiiit decision to make? ' Collect all pertinent ; nform'atloti, codrdliuite w I I h care. Ask 'counsel of well Informed ; persons. Fine aspects Tor' intelligently planned endeavors. ; TAURUS (Apr. 21 to May 21) ; Avoid , Inking the negative view of things going on' around wi. Accenting.tlie positive will be this day's route to success. GEMINI (May 22 to Jiiiie 21) F. a.l s e slalements could mislead.but! under,day's capital influences, you should be able to discriminate well. Just be alert. ; CANCER (June 22 to July 23) Make a dry run for future reference in vital areas, 'but with system and cohsitency, not sporadically or In haste. Spare n e r v e s : shun needless discussions. LEO (July 24 to Aug. 23) . Proceed with vigor now and get projects headed in the right direction. Consult with those who can give you a boost. VIRGO (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23K Associates iand co-workers may not all be heading in the same direction or for the same reasons. Think well before joining any side but, o n c e decided, dou't waver. LIBRA (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) You may get lost in a maze of hubbub or mystification if not on guard. Easy does it -- easy but not lax, nor indifferent. Think carefully before taking on SCORPIO (Oct.'24 to Nov. 22) Cut loose from unhealthy situations/ Try again -- from scratch, if need be. Often this retracing is a revivifying process in certain areas. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 to Deo. Quick action can lie effective, i f . , you Imvc : accurate In- 'ornintion, riilcs mict blueprints. Otherwise, Uko tho detour that nieaiia siifely, a reduced speed to prevent'mishap)', . ' : CAPUICOUN (Dec. 32 to Jan. Poise heeded now. Know-.what is,.expected-^f you 'and slrivo In your finest'mannqi 1 . An ex- I r a o r d 1 n a r y , . : stroke- of proficiency at a telling moment could increase your prestige. AQUARJUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. .19) A 'good beginning .will, bo important, both tor the immediate present and , for ,tho future. In discussions,'advance your opinions, but also' listen to the other . side. You \cbuld hear some good suggestions. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) · Even if benefits seem, slow in coming, do not let up in effort. New opportunities are in the making. Keep alert! YOU BORN TODAY are endowed with a colorful personality, unusual versatility and l o f t y ambitions. Properly, educated, you could succeed, in almost any field' of your choosing, bill will have to be careful not to make enemies along your climb to the top. There's an inclination here toward arrogance, excessive pride in accomplishment and a tendency to domineer over those of lesser capability. You love luxuries and will , work un- slintingly to acquire them, but you're'also generous to a ' f a u l t , and will share all that you have with loved ones.. Careers best suited to you: Business and (or)fih'ancial . m a n a g e m e n t , s a'l e s m a n s h i'p , 'the Jaw, medicine, music, art criticism, writing, painting, photography. Birthdate of: Jean de la Bruyere, French author. · B. JAY BECKER On Contract Bridge (Top Record Holder to Masters' Individual Championship Play) ' West dealer. North-South vulnerable. NORTH V A K Q 4 + A 9 B 6 · * K 9 2 .WEST A J 9 6 2 V 2 · 5 . + Q J 1 0 8 7 6 5 + A SOUTH * K7 V 8 6 3 » K Q J 10 7 2 *43 The bidding: West North East 3 * 3 NT Pass Pass .3 * ,Pass EAST 4 2 0 8 5 4 3 V J 1 0 0 7 5 South 4 NT 6 4 Opening lead-- two of hearts. The player who plunges gaily ahead, looking neither to right nor left; is sure to have his comeuppance once in a while. Bridge requires a leisurely approach, and often the super- careful player will collect very handsome dividends by adopting a slow and deliberate tempo. Consider this deal where West led his singleton heart against six diamonds. Declarer did not take long to misplay the hand. He won the heart with tlie ace, dre\y two rounds of trumps, cashed the K-Q of hearts in the hope of finding the suit divided 3-3, and ruffed dummy's last heart before leading a club to dummy's king and East's ace. · East ; returned : a 'spade : ahd declarer had to lose another club to go down one. The fault in South's method of play was that he failed to allow for the possibility that East might have the ace of clubs. Everything he did was right except that he should also have cashed the A-K of spades before leading a club to the king.- , - . . , True, the king would still have lost to the ace, but East would then have found it impossible .to' stop the slam. He would' have' been obliged to return a spade or a heart, and in either case South would shed his other club loser as he ruffed the return in dummy. It .coold not harm South to play the hand in this fashion, for it would have guaranteed the contract beyond the shadow of a doubt if West's three club bid . was based, as seemed likely, on a seven-card suit. The location of the ace of clubs, in such case, would not make a particle of difference. PONYTAIL "Daddy, this !s Bert Brick, caplaln of the boxln^ judo learns, who would like ti iniTM m« t «; ° tonight!" wouw lllf e to lake me to tho mo TIMES Classified Ads Get Fast Results, Try'em. Just Dial 442-6242.

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