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Friday, April 19, 1968
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. Blyttievllle (Ark.) Courier,News - Friday, April II, MW » P»gi ««• JACOBY ON BRIDG1 The previous four columns have been written by James Jacoby to describe his new team. Today Jim goes one step further by asking his teammate Bobby Wolff to write about his favorite hand of all time. Bobby writes, "I usually get into the bidding with .two aces and five spades, but the unfavorable vulnerability and maybe a sudden burst of caution caused me to pass over South's heart opening. After North's three heart and South's four heart calls I expected to lead against a routine game contract w h e n "m u c h to my surprise North cue bid both diamonds and clubs and thereby carried South to a heart slam. "It isn't often that I find myself on lead against a slam with two aces. It is even less frequent for me to decide not to lead either of them. "Fortunately the bidding had proceeded slowly so that I had time to think over my lead While South 'was puzzling over his partner's six club call. It wasn't hard to decide against [the club lead. North clearly had I shown that he did not have any :lubs. It also seemed pointless to lead a red card. The suit to attack was spades. North had bid just like «8S 5a sSi sa WEST *K72 NOKTH AQJ1054 VKQ1073 • Void ' *984 "I * ,,gl "- « " V98525 i 4Q.84"fs3 *KJ7;£ » 4KJ6 #Q10S2 SOUTH (D) A 63 »J • A109"7532 # ; A53 „, Neither Vulnerable- West North East South i 3 » Pass- Pass Pass Opening lead—* 2 NOT JUST -IN U.S.—Students throughout the world are violently protesting violence. Not only in the United States, but around the globe, demonstrators are actively demanding peace. These photos were made in Italy, top left; Japan, bot- Astrological * Forecast * By CARROLL RIGHTBR- Wo determine yonr forecast, note graph opposite dates wnieu our birth dat* paragr Includ SATURDAY .McNauj&t LIBRA (Sept.'23 to Oct. 22) Give your finest'ambitions full GENERAL TENDENCIES:; expression without further pro- i crastination. This, could also'be A wonderful Saturday for you to. get out in. the world of activity to do almost anything where gaining a new start towards a more modern and up- to-date environment through which you .can gain the attention and the interest of progressive .- minded persons in in the realm of pleasure. Be more affectionate with one you love'if you want to establish a lifetime relationship. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Take time to .look around your house and see where you can make the proper improvements and repairs.,What kin o- - i l,« ^n« dllU business or pleasure who can have suggest . So^ 0 £ their aid you. ^ •'...i ideas could be very fine and ARIES (Mar 21 -to- Apr 19), shoul(j fae fo , ]owed ' Calling upon.those pals who do SAfam , AMUS (Nw not act quite as others do is your best bet now for advance- Dec. 21) Doing whatever associates will certainly appreciate rnent You can reach personal «ates wm certainly appreciate SmTvery easily now. Show a wise now. They then very charming and courteous cooperate more with you attitude toward everyone. . TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Get. in contact with those in the business world and gain their good influences. If you do your work well, you can increase your popularity tremendously, have a better income. Be of good cheer. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Think out how you can become the future. Get out and visit with those persons who can be helpful to you your, daily routines, etc. , , • CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Giving more attention to your assets and- seeing where to make the right additions and improvements is wise. Strive to please yourself more. Your,,financial position needs a little better acquainted with persons boost - get busy, get wise, you met some time ago and AQUARIUS (Jan..31 to Feb. who have real influence.-Show that you have ability to make, real progress. Use your, finest talents wisely. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Ideal day to handle all those responsibilities in a very efficient way. Once these are finished, be romantically happy with mate. Avoid going off on some tangent that v ybu would later regret. 19) You are able ; to do almost anything you set your mind' to now, get more attuned, to the New, Era motivations that bring fine success. You are interested in the new,-so get busy. Get the benefits you deserve. PISCES (Feb. .20 to Mar. 20) You are able to quietly'give assistance to others no* and clear up problems of your own, so do so without fail. Show LEO (J u 1 y 22 to A u g. 21) your generosity. Your mind is Conferring with dynamic asso- very clear now and you can "dates is best way to advance just zip' right through every- right now — exchange views | thing. intelligently. Forget the picay-] IF'YOUR CHILD IS BORN urie and dwell on whatever is of I TODAY ... ha, or she, will be broad scope This can be a very one of those tremendously . important day for you. - VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Plan your activities -early, since there is- so much you want to get done and entertainments you want to enjoy. Be :enthusiastic about what you must do. Then you get the^ ap- . proval of bigwigs. charming young people who is very modern in his, or her, thinking, so listen to ideas propounded early which could be very inspiring. Teach early to get along well with others for best results throughout the lifetime. Send to the right, modern school of higher learning. MEMBER BY INVITATION NATIONAL SELECTED MORTICIANS THIS SYMBOL IS, ; YOUR ASSURANCE OF THE HIGHEST IDEALS AND ETHICAL PRACTICES. IN BLYTHEVILLE ONLY COBB FUNERAL HOME MAY DISPLAY IT. COBB FUNERAL HOME BLYTHEVILLE/ torn left; and at right from the top, France, England and Germany. NEW YORK (AP) — Ameri-! ed at the beginning and end of can business firms spend millions of dollars each year hiring efficiency experts to make their off ices. run. more smoothly and productively. These so-called experts make complicated tune and motion studies and' diagrams on how the office can be laid out, ideally, , to i get the work- done.better and more quickly. In-many cases it's all a, big laugh to the white collar peons involved, and-a waste of the management's -own. time and motion..'For the. efficiency experts-overlook; the'key factor— the people involved. .. "You can't make people .work harder just by moving them around like they were pieces in a jigsaw puzzle," remarked a friend of mine, Jim Dodder. "For'half what an efficiency expert charges, I could tell my boss easily how to double our office output." As Jim has soldiered successfully for 30 years on the same job, his opinion seemed worth listening to. "How would you do it, Jim?" "By trickery and paying attention to .the human, factor." "How's that, Jim?" '... "Well, to start with, I'd forget all about those time and motion studies. In any office, the staff is divided into two groups— those who talk about their work, and those-who actually do the work. "The; first step to take is to move the desks of the talkers into one-corner of the room, and the real workers into another corner. That, would keep the drones from annoying them." "Anything else, Jim?" "'Sure;..Lots more. Most of the the day , and during . coffee breaks. "The ordinary supposed to operate between 9 a.m. and. 5:30 p.m. That's a joke. Most employes don't limp in un- tU'9:'15 and after 5:15 they don't do anything but go to the powder room or watch the clock." "The'way to beat;that is to have, the mbrning coffee break start promptly at 9 a.m. with, a free cup of Java on every em- ploye's desk. You .start, the afternoon break at 5:15 on the dot by distributing to each'desk another free cup of coffee or martini—as the employe desires." :"What about employe morale, Jim? Any suggestions about how to. improve that?" "Certainly,", said Jim. "Most bosses think the : hired hands spend most of the day griping about the low pay. That's not really true. .Most employes know they are never going to get rich working in an office—or they are out of their pea-shelling minds if they don't. ' ', "What really, drives them off their rockers is .the fact that the washroom is always running out of towels, the pencil sharpeners are.too dull, the water coolers are usually out of order and there are too few meatballs in the spaghetti 'served in the company lunchroom. "Any personnel .director could keep a.happy shop if he himself did nothing but carry towels to the washroom, sharpen the pencil sharpeners once a month, check the water coolers twice a day and see there are-enough meatballs in the spaghetti." . "The curse of industry, seems to be one-day absenteeism, par- time wasted in an office is wast- \ ticularly on Mondays, and Fri- ROGERS* SILVERPIATE THE INTERNATIONAL SILVER COMPANY INTERNATIONAL • DEEPSILVER ' the only silwrplM Inlaid with solid silver Th» Perfect Gift Just Say, "Chargtit"! lift bond go useful tor eoti*** chetn, t IcklM and raltehe* ot mint* Today in History I oiine automobile in the United By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I States. Today is Friday, April 19, the 110th day of 1968. There are 256 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1775, the American Revolution began with the battles of Lexington and Concord. On this date: In 1782, Holland recognized toe independence of the American colonies. In 1783, eight years- after the Battle of Lexington, Congress announced the end of the Revolutionary War. In 1824, the English poet, Lord Byron, died in Greece in the fight for Greek independence. In 1865, funeral services for Abraham Lincoln were held in the East Room of the White House. -••-.•• , In 1892, Charles E. Duryea of Springfield, Mass., successfully operated the, first practical gas- days. How would you cure that, Jim?" "That's simply—by appealing to human greed," replied Jim. "By holding lottery each Monday, and Friday morning among all the , workers who were present, and giving a $100 prize to the winner. No guy would stay home with a hangover or try to add another day to his weekend if he had a chance to win $100." Scans people need help in. hitting the mark -..;:• • '•' * Spiiitnal perception to see the teal purpose of life and moral strength to reach it •— this is the help they need. [One of the words for sin in die early Bible meant "to miss the mark.") Young people gain amore Kciuate aan ill life through A '.'•' better understanding of God and man. They'll ' be welcomfi at the . . * , . Sunday Sehool '' Starts 9:30 s.m. Church Services 11:00 a.m. The Christian Science Society of Blythevllle meets mt the Women's Club Bulldlnt, 1416 West Main Street, BlytheVuie We/comt In 1933, the United States went off the gold standard. Ten years ago ... the Soviets charged that U.S. planes with nuclear weapons repeatedly had flown across arctic areas in the direction of the Soviet Union. Five years ago .... wind storms in eastern India killed more than 100 persons. One years ago ... former West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer died. Read Courier News r.i a man with the' king of spakes. I couldn't get two tricks by leading my ace. Maybe an un- derlead would work. I led the. four of spades. South pondered, played dummy's jack and went down one." This happy ending reminds us of one of Oswald Jacoby's least happy hands. 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