Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on May 7, 1993 · Page 10
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10 —FRI., MAY7-SAT..MAY8, 1993 BEETLE BAILEY -THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL- By Mort Walker I THOUGHT YOV WEREN'T PRINKIN0 THIS ISN T A PRINK. ITS JUST WATER WITH A LITTLE 6IN IT* HOT A I'LL SHOW VOU A JOE/ BRING ME THAT BOTTLE/ THI6 15 A PRINK// I MATE HAVING TO PROVE THINGS ALL THE TIME Genetic testing could cause problems BLONDIE By Dean Young and Jim Raymond M8. BUWSTEAO, ABE XXI AWAKE ? IF VOUttE AWAKE, i HAVE A FUNNY JOKE TO ._-, TELL YOU BUT IF M3U'RE ASLE6R I WONT BOTHER y3U...AR6 •YOU AWAKE OR ASLEEP? IF YOU'RE ASLEER HOW > CAN >DU ANSWER WE ? , I'LL TRY ASAIN LATER, WHEN HE'S AWAKE CALVIN AND HOBBES By Bill Watterson OOR RftTtR. \ I STILL DIDN'T WIN? ; CAH'T BELIEVE IT. OF JUSTICE/ THIS CONTEST WAS & JOKE/ OBMlOuSVX THE JUDGES WERE. B\&SED § AGNHST us FROM WE START/ YIELL TV.E IMWWANT THING \5 TWtt WE TRIED OK BST\ f^X" OOPS, I ALWMS FORSCT THE PURPOSE. Of COMPETITION \S TD DNWE PEOPLE IHTOWWHERS NAO LOSERS. THE POINT of TRIM IF 100 CMVT BE A> WINNER? Dear Ann Landers: Three years ago, I had a brief affair with my brother-in-law. We both felt ashamed and guilty and decided to put an end to it, which we did. The problem is that I became pregnant during the affair, and I have no idea if my husband or his brother is the father of my baby. "Junior" is a toddler now, and I keep seeing a strong resemblance between him and "Uncle Jim." I don't know if this is my guilty conscience playing tricks on me or what. Meanwhile, I keep wondering if others also think Junior resembles his Uncle Jim more than he resembles his father. Jim says he is willing to take a blood test if it will put my mind at ease. He has, however, said that a blood test could complicate matters and would be pointless since we have agreed never to let my husband know about our affair. For my own satisfaction, Ann, I want to know who my child's father is. Will a blood lest determine this? — Is He or Isn't He in California Dear California: According to a spokesperson at the Center for Blood Research, a Harvard affiliate, a blood test may not be definitive. If the brothers happen to share the same genetic makeup, it would not be possible to tell which is the father. If, on the other hand, Ann Landers Letters to Ann Landers should be . mailed to P.O. Box 11562, Chicago, III. 60611-0562 their genetic makeup is not identical, the test would show a greater likelihood that one is the father. My advice is to forget about genetic testing. It could complicate your life, cause a great many problems and serve no useful purpose. Dear Ann Landers: This is in response to the letter about the noisy neighbors in the next hotel room. Ann, if you were able to get the management to respond to a complaint about the racket in the next room, you were either lucky or they catered to you because you are a well-known person. My husband and I have had many vacations ruined because of wild partying in adjoining rooms and drunken guests singing in the corridors at 2 a.m. In spile of our complaints, we have found hotel management to be reluctant to correct the situation simply be- cause they don't wish to offend paying guests. We've had drunk neighbors come in at 3 a.m., turn on the TV very loud and then pass out. We've had teen-agers jumping off the diving board into the pool right outside our room at 4 in the morning. Recently, the people in an adjoining room got up at 6 a.m. and put on their TV full blast so they could hear it while they were showering and blow-drying their hair. Surprisingly enough, Ann, hotel employees can also be offenders. We've heard maids shouting at one another, banging their carts in and out of elevators at all hours, slamming doors and so on. I hate to sound cynical, but I suppose what it boils down to is plain, everyday manners. I've concluded that most people are rude and inconsiderate. — Southern Ontario Reader Dear Reader: Rather than "rude and inconsiderate," I would say "thoughtless." This is especially true when they've had a bit too much liquid refreshment. Then, too, there's something about being away from home that makes thoughtless people less considerate than ever. Just ask any hotel or motel maid. FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston What's your s/gn? Astrological horoscopes are for entertainment purpose* only. VA^-M.,1-1(17(^^.11 w IM-H-, F'Klili«rtkl»*=U1"litLteOeCMc: ELI— ftPRILSrtXXDBe ENVIRCNrlBnl WJrHroswip [^nHpS^H^oSN CflNJ^rVNNejUTWf^i ',rxts <Your cRirthday HAGAR THE HORRIBLE May 8,1993 Materially speaking, the year ahead could be a much better one for you than the past 12 months have been. Gain is indicated, but it might not come about in the ways you think. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You have luck working for you today if you adhere to the standards you believe to be correct and o I-VL, o proper. Hold to these even under very try- By DlK BrOWne | ng circumstances. Taurus, treat yourself to a birthday gift. Send for Taurus' Astro- Graph predictions for the year ahead by mailing $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) An idea you've been toying with appears to have real potential, and it looks like it can be expand- ed into something worthwhile. Sound it out today on someone you trust. CANCER (June 21-July 22) There is justification for feeling lucky today in your commercial affairs. In fact, something you've recently done that was successful can oe duplicated. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Others might be only lukewarm to the suggestions you voice today concerning a mutual enterprise. However, they could become very supportive if you demonstrate by example. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You might be lucky today through things that others do for you. Leave the door open for people who want to help you; you could be pleasantly surprised. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) You're still in an excellent position for reaping substantial rewards from ventures or endeavors you personally direct or manage. Focus on this area. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Timing is your most- valuable-ally today in helping- you to achieve two important objectives. Be patient, and don't make your moves until you sense it's the right time to go. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) A close friend might be instrumental today in helping you get something you've wanted. Once you know how it's done, it will be easy to repeat. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) If you are materially motivated today, this will enhance your chances for fulfilling your ambitious intentions. You have to really want whatever you are going after. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feta. 19) Partnership arrangements for non-commercial purposes can work out remarkably well for you today. Alliances established to make a profit could be non-productive. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Sometimes people have to take a chance in order to better their position where business is concerned. A well-planned calculated risk might work out. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Someone you .recently met who.is very enterprising,and bold might begin to play a more, significant role in your life from this day,on. It could start with the pursuit of a mutual interest. POP CULTURE By Steve McGarry PEANUTS By Charles M. Schulz FIRST-TIME CARP PLAYER5, SNOOPY ANP RERUN, QWCKLY DISCOVER THAT THE GAME 15 MORE FUN WHEN PLAYEP WITH A POUBLEPECK! Lenny Kravltz is the son of Russian-Jewish TV producer Sly Kravltz and actress /toxte Rotor, star of the 1970s sitcom The Jaffenons. " The songs on his "Mama Said" album were largely inspired by the break-up of his marriage to Lisa Boner, star of "The Cosby Show." ^ ® 1993 by NEA, Inc. 517 Match up the parent and offspring: 1) Vanessa Redgrave a) Larry Hagman 2) Keith Carradlm b) Martha Plimpton 3) Tlppl Hadnn c) Carrie Flahir 4) Mary Martin d) Natasha Richardson 5) Dtftbfe Reynolds e) Me/ante Griffith jetjsij BLUBO (3 pue sptouAey ueuiBBH fain (B pun wven AJSH (? WUIfO e/ue/ejv (a pue uojpen iddu (E uoxluilld ei#ien (q pue auipeueo we* fc uospjeipiU BlISBIBN (P PUB BABjBpeU BSSBUBfi ft :*MM1UV FRANK & ERNEST By Bob Thaves THE BORN LOSER By Art & Chip Sansom 'TONIGHT w*sNt THE MIGHT we WER£.SOPPOf£OTOGOTO FDR DINKER, IT? NO 6oop poi? you r^ 5Hltt.eY £> *»* ™ T »*T ALLEY OOP By Dave Graue and Jack Bender ROBOTMAN By Jim Meddick I'M GLAP YOU — , , _ CtDED TMAKE JfCUt± COULPNT HAVE VD1 GUZ! JMUCH THEY H/WE V EQUIPMENT I THINK 11 "WE ANSWEP-, CAPTAW, I IT'S TIME TO P6LW6R ARLO & JANIS By Jimmy Johnson IF WOTFOR MOWING W», voo'p WINTHROP By Dick Cavalli YEAH... YESTERDAY HE AccipeNTAux Ftrr ITOKI B4CKVW2D6... ; AND AU- CAY LONS, PEOPLE KE-PT aAYIh4<5r

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