The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1967 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 24, 1967
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Blythwffle (Ark.) Courier Newi - Monday, April M, IMF - by Abigail Van Buren—— Now She Complains Of Mate's 'Cussing' DEAR ABBY: Even tho we've been married 40 years, I still am embarassed about the language Hal uses. Profanity is his second language. We go out a lot socially, and it is humiliating for me. Every other word is a cuss word. It's as natural for Hal as breathing, and I doubt that he is even aware of it half the time. Fortunately we don't have any children to imitate him. Old friends are used to it, but when we are with new acquaintances for the first time, they look at me as if to ask, "Is that husband of yours a mental case?" ; HAL'S WIFE ' DEAR WIFE: If you've been humiliated for 40 years and are only now wondering, what to do about it, if there's a mental case in your family I'm not so jure it's your husband. DEAR ABBY: Yesterday a woman called me on the phone and invited me to a farewell party she was giving for her son. I have never met the woman, but her son is a good friend of my son's. She boldly told me to bring enough bologna for 20 people! Do you think an invited guest should be expected to bring refreshments? She said she wasn't asking relatives to bring anything as she didn't think it would be right. I was also told that "everyone" was pitching in toward a going- away present for her son, so I shouldn't bring him a gift. I wonder if I should g» to this party? Is this the way a mother gives her son a farewell party? FLABBERGASTED DEAR FLABBERGASTED: The. mother is not giving a party — she's organizing one. Ask your son if his friendship with the guest of honor is worth all that "baloney." DEAR ABBY: In response to the "Sawbones" who had problems with bone - crushers who shook hands with him: The queen of England may have the solution: When she has several hundreds of hands to shake, she simply extends her whole hand — thumb folded in. She claims that even the most ethusiastic hand- shakers are unable ta injure her hand that way. MRS. R DEAR ABBY: I read your column in Stars and Stripes and it sure amazes me the way some folks bug you with their penny ante problems. Like the guy whose wife wears brush r o11e r s in her hair when she goes to bed. And that couple who just bought a new air conditioned station wagon with stereo, tinted glass and fancy accessories and planned to go on a 7,000 mile vacation trip with it. Their neighbors wanted to go along and just put in the gas. The big problem was, shouldn't they pay for more than just the gas? 0, brother! I wish we had those problems over here. We just got thru walking for 32 days. And for 28 of those days it rained day and night. Please print this; Abby, It might make your readers realize how small their problems are. JADED IN VIETNAM rolling in right directions. Meet >eople you want to join with •ou in projects. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Get rid of those condi- ions that keep you from progressing and discuss with au- horities how you can become more succesful. Be complimen- ary with loved one. He, or he, iceds to have ego fed, or be comforted. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Being with congenials and hose who truly give you pleasure is wise instead of catering o others who nearly always eave you cold. A little flattery vill go a long way, also. Go ahead instead of being stalemated. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. DEAR READERS: You are out of this world! Shortly after publishing GI Joe King's plea for mail to cheer up his lonely buddies in Thailand, I received the following cable? "Please Abby, no more mail I am swamped with more letters than I can possibly distribute to guys in Southeast Asia. Wish I could personally: thank everyone. Also financially impossible as mail out of Thailand is not free. Please tell our readers how much we appreciate their tremendous generosity. Airman 2-C JOSEPH W. King. DEAR JOE: My readers only wanted to cheer up a lonely GI regardless of where he's stationed, so I have asked the Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate to negotiate with the armed forces in Thailand, and hopefully all the undistributed mail will be delivered to our lonely soldiers in Viet Nam. Any objections? ABBY ' How has the world been treating you? Unload your problems on Dear Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069 For a personal, unpublished reply, enclose a self - addressed, stamped envelope. cerns him, or her. Be sure to give the type of education that will fit your progeny for work with banking firms, government the theater — whatever is artistic yet involving the business end of it. A firm will and determination is in this nature. News of Men In Service Capt. Danny M. Pugh, whose wife Darlene is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Mallory of /cl ,,o, c a ...-0, ,,.„-,.«.. - r Caruthersville, is serving at Tan proach to everything that con-1 Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam. IJ9) Do whatever will please both close tics and your most powerful allies, contacts, and you get excellent results. Do some entertaining whether at home or at some fine restaurant, hotel. Be generous, but sensible. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) You need not feel dull and bored when there are so many new interests that you can look into, follow through on. Have a more ideal philosophy of lite. Make your life fascinating again. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY ... he, or she, will be one of those fascinating young ones who is very magnetic and yet have a most practical ap- Seaman Bet. Jon S. Weidman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roberts S. Weidman of 411 East Missouri, has completed nine weeks of basic training at the Naval Training Center, San Diego, Calif. Storekeeper Third Class Alfred L. Brimlett, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theron Brimlett of 1050 South Clark, is serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, the world's largest warship, off the coat of Vietnam. TSgf. James E. Jones, son of Mrs. F. H. Jones of Leachville, has arrived for duty at Custer Air Force Base, Mich. Mother's Oum Ring -«f a lasting Symbol of family lm»t Ttifi (ov*f/ ring of UK gold will b» cherished forever by mothers! Each member of f he family it represented by eolw. ful cynthetic btrtfisfonGS. CHOICE OF EITHER '.BRIGHT OR /'FLORENTINE FINISH V. >3l A birthtfoiMs Each additional stow ft CHARGE IT! P"^"""~~7^" DRE1FUS —1/wefiJM— USE YOUR CREDIT OPEN AN ACCOUNT For Abby's booklet, "How to Have a Lovely Wedding," send ?1.00 to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal.j 90069. Astrological * Forecast * 8; CABBOU. BIGHXEB Vo detennlu row forecast, not* paragraph oppostM a»Ms whim include roni birtn dat* TUESDAY GENERAL TENDENCIES A wonderful day and evening for you to find the right answers if you listen quietly for a little while and learn what others expect of you in the way of financial and material support and backing. Get busy investigating whatever you do not understand and, tonight, discuss your future with fine persons. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) There is every opportunity now for you to handle that vexatious business or civic problem in a most intelligent and astute way. Do so. Impress others around you with your devotion to mate. TAURUS (Apr. 29 to May 20) Conferring with asociates and findout out exactly what they think will lead to far better cooperation in the days ahead. Be more explicit in stating what you desire from contacts in outside world. Then you get right results. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Handling all job affairs and personal matters efficiently gets you the admiration of all an approval of co - workers. Be grateful for any assistance given you. Be a warmer, mow friendly person, MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) You can be infinitely happier if you handle associates hi every field of your endeavor in a more intelligent fashion. Show that you are thoughtful. Be more stable, steady, so that others know they can rely on you. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Doing whatever will gain you the devotion of kin is wise, since you may have been a little too busy and almost thoughtless of late. Be more ambitious where society is concerned. As- sit other to rise as well. VIRGO (Aug. » to Sept. 22) Plan to have a more ideal exit- ence by more intelligent activities and getting added cooperation from associates. Be sure to study advertisements so that you know what to buy. Be more modern in your approach. 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