Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on May 2, 1993 · Page 18
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 18

Ukiah, California
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Sunday, May 2, 1993
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B-6 — SUNDAY, MAY 2, 1993 C.AILY BEETLE BAILEY By Mort Walker ! vo \ WHAT you KNOW you JUST WHAT i JUST HEARP? BLONDIE By Dean Young and Jim Raymond MR.0UMSTSAP.' QUICK.' 5OHE MA (SOUMPIM6 AWG LOAD OF ROCKS YOUR r APBIU POOL? ELMO, THIS »_ MAY PISST, NOT -. APRIL fFlRST/ HUH.'HOW OO YOU LIKE THAT?/ > i auess THE JOKES ON .ME.' /- CALVIN AND HOBBES •WERE. 1 HEt THKTS TERRIFIC/ WHEN WE. WN FIRST PRIZE, 1UGWC tW 25% OF THE WINNINGS. DID ML TOE DRAV4MG.' UUtf SHOULD GET 2S%.' BUT IT WAS W GREAT IDEM WEIL SPLIT 60-40. OH, ALL RIGHT, BE SELFISH.' By Bill Watterson A GOOD COMPROMISE LEASES EVERXBODX MM). FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Dik Browne PEANUTS By Charles M. Schulz FROMAPI5TANCE,A BIRPBATH ANP A 5UNPIAL LOOK A LOT ALIKE.. -i ~& THE BORN LOSER 'EVERYBODY KEEPS TELLIrV ME WHAT AGOOD SPORT I AJA... By Art & Chip Sansom We are all Americans, and humans Dear Ann Landers: "A Hip Cat in Virginia" wrote that he was sick and tired of hearing people claim they are "all white," as though it were a badge of honor. I share his views. On my father's side, I am Austrian, German and Swiss. On my mother's side, I am Spanish and Aztec-Mexican. I remember vividly my sixth-grade teacher handing out cards for the class to fill out. The cards had blanks for "nationality" and "race." In that class were white, black, Asian and Hispanic children. Next to "race," the black kids were expected to write "Negro," a word which has since fallen into ill repute. This caused a bit of a stir because it made them feel "different," as one girl explained. I was embarrassed for her when she asked, "Exactly what do they want to know?" As for me, with such a varied background, I didn't know how to respond to the question about "nationality." When I asked, the teacher said, in a very stern voice, "You may all write 'AMERICAN 1 where it says 'nationality,' and 'HUMAN' where it says 'race.'" That teacher taught us a lot that day. When we saluted the flag, it made us feel that it belonged to all of us. Ann Landers Letters to Ann Landers should be mailed to P.O. Box 11562, Chicago, III. 60611-0562 This happened in Los Angeles in the 1930s. The teacher was part Sioux Indian. She was the strictest and by far the best teacher I ever had. I appreciated your response to "Hip Cat." You said, "I would rather concentrate on the similarities of humans instead of their differences," a sentiment that struck just the right chord. Thanks. — No Name, No City, No State Dear No Name, No City, No State: The positive comments about that column were heartening. Teachers from all over the continent wrote to say they were using it as a basis for class discussion. Bravo to them, and my thanks to all who wrote. Dear Ann Landers: I just read the letter from the woman who wanted to extract a promise from her husband that he would not remarry after she died. It reminds me of a story a friend told me. It seems this friend and his wife started talking about the possibility of remarrying should one of them die. The husband said he MIGHT remarry, but that would not mean he loved her any less, because he treasured every day of their life together. Not satisfied, the wife asked, "Would you bring another woman into our home and let her use MY furniture, MY bed, MY linens?" He replied that he could give their things to the needy and start over with a new wife, but he cherished their possessions, and if she were forever lost to him, having those things around would provide precious memories. Still not convinced, the wife asked, "Would you let another woman use the silverware my mother gave me, my jewelry, my golf clubs?" "No, dear," he assured her, "not your golf clubs. She's left-handed." — Coveted in Corvallis, Ore. Dear Oregon: Oh, how people do give themselves away! Thanks for a good laugh. Gem of the Day: Life can be a harsh teacher. By the time you learn to watch your step, you aren't going anyplace. What's your sign? Astrological horoscope* ire for entertainment purpose* only. May 2,1993 In the year ahead, the harder you work, the more fortunate you're likely to be. Your luck Is an ally of your industriousness, so If you keep your nose to the grindstone, Lady Luck should be able to help out. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) People who espouse negative views will turn you off quickly today. If you attend a social gathering, don't sit next to gloomy types. Taurus, treat yourself to a birthday gift. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Something propitious might develop for you today through ihe good auspices of a friend. This development should be given immediate attention, even though you would rather take a holiday. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Agreements you make today, either verbal or written, should work out well for everyone concerned. This is because they will be predi- cated upon good intentions. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You are in a good cycle for deriving tangible and intangible benefits from endeavors you either originate or manage. Something significant might occur today. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Don't be reluctant today to assume a more active role in a situation that involves others as well as yourself. You might feel that wnat is being done can be improved upon. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Circumstances that are authored by others could provide beneficial end results for yourself. Whatever you do, don't get in the way. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) If you feel hopeful and expectant about a new endeavor, there is justification for these feelings. Lady Luck might invite herself into the game. SAGITTARIUS! (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) One of your best assets today is your ability to identify opportunities to which others are oblivious. If you use this gift to your advantage, something good could result. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Be a good listener today, because people you're involved with could have some valuable ideas. They'll need you, however, because you'll know how to make them even better. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) You could be much more fortunate today in joint endeavors than you will be in ones that you attempt on your own. Don't spin your wheels trying to be a lone eagle. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Something that hasn't been working out too well for you lately can be changed to your liking. The important thing to remember is that your fate is in your own hands. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Co-workers will respond favorably to your suggestions today if they feel what you have to say is truly constructive. Avojd'driticlsm. ' : . -j . II;.- '. '• "' '' . S-.. '- '... •• • • - (Birthday May 3,1993 Opportunities might come to you in rapid succession in the year ahead. However, it will be up to you and you alone to make sure that each one counts for something. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Try not to let your responsibilities overwhelm you today, but, by the same token, don't treat matters that require prompt attention indifferently. Major changes are ahead for Taurus in the coming year. Send for Taurus' Astro-Graph predictions today. Mail $1.25 plus a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Astro-Graph, c/o this newspaper, P.O. Box 4465, New York, NY 10163. Be sure to state your zodiac sign. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Everyone has their occasional ups and downs when dealing with others. Keep this in mind, because It might helo vou to be more tolerant of friends who disappoint you today. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Strive to be consistent in your behavior toward others today. Don't be harsh and exacting in one instance, then tolerant and forgiving in the next. Pals won't know how to react. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Usually you're a rather forgiving person, but today it may take only a few words from the wrong party to ignite your temper. Keep a cool head at all times. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Be realistic today regarding your financial limitations. If you try to stretch your resources too far, you might snap the string and really create a problem. LIBRA, (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Don't underestimate competitors today, because you might be outmaneuvered by your opposition in both commercial and social situation?;. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Limit your spending today, especially in situations whore you are merely trying to impress others,. Extravagance could dent your image as well as your checkbook. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Today, problems in a friendship might be traced to items that are either owed or loaned. Make it a point not to participate in either practice. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Do not assess an important objective from a single perspective today, especially if you are anxious to accomplish something that will require support from others. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) If you allow yourself to be pressured into making a commitment today concerning a matter you're not sure about, this might lead to serious regrets later. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) The world doesn't owe you a free ride today, so don't kid yourself into thinking it does. You'll get what you earn — no more, no less. ARIES (March 21-Aprll 19) Don't attempt to match wits with "sharpies" today, especially if they are on their home turf and you are not. Be patient and wait until they trek into your territory. FRANK & ERNEST By Bob Thaves TH£ TROUBLE WITH BEIrV r\ GOOD SPORT 15 YOOVe GOTTA By Dave Graue and Jack Bender ALLEY OOP ROBOTMAN By Jim Meddick YOU'RE RIGHT.' HE ISN'T fiOINO BACK. YIPPEE/ WE\ LOOKIT THAT 'IM/ I SUCKER MOVE/ HE'S FLAMIN- YER RtfiMT FORTH TOWARD HIS WEB, ALLCV1 VN6U IT'S OF Pe0AT6 (K) THE. FlELP. I'M IN THt f*OFt$$OR,Mfc W) PROFESSOR HOWEVER, INSISTS THER6 AWL SITUATIONS WHICH FOR CUTTING THE AN IN6XMT SCIENOt? THOT THERE'S MO SURE WAN TO WHICH WIRE TO COT? SCHOOL OF- THOUGHT THATSAXS.VIH6M INPOUftT^UT PEPWIRE. By Jimmy Johnson ARLO & JANIS WINTHROP By Dick Cavalli HOW DO YOU DO THAT? HA HAH* HA MHAHA KM* HA HA tAflH TRACK R* THEPSNTAOOJ

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