Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 2, 1974 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Sunday, June 2, 1974
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Norrhwett Arkansas TIMES, Sun., June 2, 19741 **vrrrxviLLC, ARKANSAS Carpenters Helper On Job Assisting With. Own Home O K L A H O M A CITY (AP) -- If there arc any last-minute changes Mary Sue Mitchell wants in licr new home under construction in a suburban area, she's right on hand to see that they're done. She's working as a carpenter's helper on the job. at S2 an hour. And her boss. Harold Wright, saj's he'd hire her for his next job. too. Mary Sue and her husband Jim, an appraiser for a logistics contractor, hired Wright last October to build the house, ft wasn't long before Mary Sue asked Wright for a job. Wright had watched Mary Sue search for, and then dig ,he dirt out of, an old well that had been filled in years ago. He was impressed with her determination and s t a m i n a as she shoveled dirt for three days, so TC hired her. Mrs. Mitchell, an attractive 35 - year - old housewife, hadn't worked since she quit a clerical Job in 1960. But Wright expected her to keep up with carpenter Dud Robinson. She worked beside Robinson as they raised the walls, installed the vacuum system and laid bricks. Then they started her shingling the roof. It was her aptitude for shingl- Plans Wedding Mr. and Mrs. BUly Van Brant of St. Paul announce the engagement and approaching marriage cf fhelr daughter, Lenita Ann, to Michael Wayne Carroll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carroll, also of St. Paul. The ceremony will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, at St. Paul Church of Christ. All friends, classmates and relatives are invited to attend. ng Uiat f i n a l l y won M a r y Sue he accolade as "one of the boys," she believes. SIZE IS PROBLEM Her size -- Slightly over five 'cct tall and 100 pounds -proved a problem at f i r s t carrying the heavy bundles of wooden shingles up to the roof. But then she devised a slide for .hem. Wright said she is a good shingler, f a s t e r than most men because her perception of what size ceoVir shingle which would 'it a particular spot turned out .0 be almost perfect. "I learned everything by trial and error," she said. The two men would tell her to "dig in and start" on whatever job she tackled. "If I did something wrong two or three times, then they would correct me," she said. Mrs. Mitchell has missed only four days of work sinct she started last October. Wright said that aside from los ing a fingernail to a droppec brick and shredding the bel bottom of her paint-spattered blue jeans when she walked too near a power saw, she hasn' had any injuries. ACCEPTED "She's all right," he said when asked his opinion of his Hints From Heloise-Looky, Mommas Li Cooky elper. But M a r y Sue said she new Robinson had accepted cr when he bought her a nail pron. Mary Sue said her husband ooked on her job as a joke vhcn she first started and vouldn't tell his co - workers hat- the mother at his three hildren was helping build their louse, "Two months later Jim told me he thought I had made my- elf into a carpenter -- and a good one." she said. "He final- y got so he could tell people and let them laugh. Now, he's proud of me." The most noticeable reaction though, has come from delivery men and subcontractors on the iob, Mary Sue said. She said she was on the roof shingling one day while a deliv- e r y man stood on the ground and watched for 3 long time. Finally he asked, "Are you boy or a girl?" Household Hint Save all the cottage cheese paper containers, for they make inexpensive c o n t a i n e r s f o r freezing foods. Wash out with warm soap suds, rinse and dry, and they are ready for use. Dear Heloisc: Here is my idea for making chocolate c h i p cookies. When adding the extra chips o the dough, 1 save a handful arid put them aside. After I make all the cookies can with the chips, I scrape he leftover dough into a ball ind press the set-aside chips nto it. Then I continue to use up the remaining chips. Linda Sayles Wonderful idea! Bet your k i d d i e s love "Mommy's" cookies. Hug them tor me. Heloise Dear Heloise: For the reader who used a dry wash cloth to wipe out the bathroom basin, May I suggest another way? Make a pad of about 8 or 10 thicknesses of nylon net. Lay it under the cake of soap. It catches the drippings. Then use the pad to wash out the basin and the tub. Zelda TRAMPOLINE LESSONS 10 One Hour lessons lit Session Begins June 4th IF Interested Call Lauren Kennedy 521-5897 or 442-858 T Dear Heloise: Ever blunt a machine needle and f i n d it's your last? Reach for your emery boarc and pull the needle across i on an angle. Soon you will hav a sharp point. Bev Mel tor Dear Heloise: GOLD Top Prices Paid For Old Gold and Jewelry. Underwood's Ml W. Dicksoi Fayettev When t r a v e l i n g with tile ones, there are bound to : "accidents" now and then. My husband and 1 always arry a large plastic bag in ie 'trunk of the car. In the ag are two fresh towels, a ashcloth. a bar of soap, everal clean diapers. . and a ag for storing soiled clothing. Believe me, more than once te have been thankful for this lean-up aid. , , . Kaye Chastam - F U N - M A R T - Open 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. · GO-KARTS · GAS-BUMPER KARS · MIN-E-GOLF · MOON WALK · KIDDIE RIDES · CONCESSION · Birthday Party Rates Highway 71 North --Springdale-- · .",*.* *ra To Marry Mr. and Mrs. Pat Burned of Rex Sanders o( Hunfsvllle. I'ayetteville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Pally !,u. to James D a l e Sanders, son of Mr. and Mrs. The wedding will he an event of Friday, August 2, at Mountain Springs Missionary Bap- tisf Church at rlindsvilie. Will Be Bride Mr. sad Mrs. Fred W. Lawson of Fayetteville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Louise, to Dwfght Wilcb«r, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Witcher ol Cabot. Miss Lswson if a 1972 graduate ol rayelleville High School and b attending State CaHege at Arkansas where she b majoring in nursing. The prospec- live bridegroom, a I9C7 graduate of Cabot High School, has served in the U.S. Marine Corps and is also attending Stale College »f Arkansas. The wedding is planned for July :; at Petit Jeu S t a l e Park. Sorry, No Phone or Mail Orders Quantities Limited Monday Is LADIES' DAY! The Ladies Are Running The Store Women's Grig. $12 Famous Maker Pull-On Shorts Each Enjoy great savings now on famous maker 100% polyester shorts. Choose from solids and plaids in white, green, blue, yellow, tan or denim look in blue. Pull-on style with elastic waistband. Machine washable in sizes 8 to 16. Better Sportsweai--DILLARD'S Second Floor Don't miss the great buys In every department while the ladies are running t_he store. Sale* Promotion Dlrrrtnr From A Famous Maker Orig. $10 Slips 6" Slips, petfislips and briefs now at a savings. Choose from many styles and colors while we still have It in your size. Orig. $10 Antre-n III Ravissant slips. Pink or blue. Short 32 to 38, Ave., 34 to 42 «.M Orig. $8 nylon tricot slips. White or black, lace trimmed. Ave. 34 to 38 5.9J Orig. $4 Antron III Petliskirt. White and candle. Short, average and long. Small, medium, large 2.99 Orig. 58 Antron III nylon tricot pettiskirt. White. Short or average. Small, medium, large . . 5.99 Orig S3 Antron 111 Ravissant brief in white, candle, pink, navy and aquiatine. Sizes 4 to 7 2.29 Linjerie -DILLARD'S Second Floor Women's Polyester Orig. $7 Shorts Less than Vi pricel Pull-on polyester shorts in a huge selection of solids, patterns, prints, or stripes. Choose enough now for the whole lummer through. Size* 10 to 20. Moderate Sportswear--DILLARD'S--first Floor Women's Famous Make Sleepwear Orig. 1/. Now 2J97 $4 to $14 /3 to 11.97 OFF These prices are good from June 3 through June 30, as long at the supply lasts. All sleep- wear I* in nylon tricot in either pink or blue. Choose shift gowns, robes, pajamas and scuffs. Open Monday thru Saturday 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Sleepweor-DILlARD'S--Second Floor

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