Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 19, 1974 · Page 7
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July 19, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, July 19, 1974 fAVETTEVILLt, ARKANIA* . tr HELEN HELP US By HELEN AND SUE BOTTEL Great .Catspa w Ca per May Be Hilarious Suit nniin for roses? -- H. P.S. You can't be mach ovur 50 and that isn't old, unlesi you con yourself into thinking it is. Dear Helen: : I I'm in the bathtub, see, when , my, wife yells, "Cpmo quick, - honey.-· there's a big leak under » the sink-". ~ ' So I wrap a towel around my -- middJe arid trot out to do battle *i wilh.fthe drainpipe. There I am 'ZZ on hands and knees with atv K head stuck in ttie kitchen cabi- £ ' net; Kvhen the towel slips off 'JJ -- and -our neighbor's. hyper-in- s quisitiye Siamese cat stalks in to investigate. The cat; being the type who ,, bats ornaments off Christmas ; trees, takes a playful swipe ".. and I am understandably snr- 2 prised. I rear up suddenly -~ and knock myself cold on" the j iron sinker! £ ; My frightened wife calls an Z ambulance tout as the attend- j*V arrts are' carrying me down the ·.; front stairs, I come to and tell * them how it happened. Anil y they start laughing so hard that g one guy loses hold of the str«- p oher and I end up with more " bruises plus a sprainetl - knei. 3 from' the fall. ?., Should I sue -- arid who? ;, Sitting Up With A Sick Frierd t Me!) · .r Dear'SUWASF,:; i For,Advice von your "Grea f Catspaw Caper" see a lawyer 'i M e ? . I m laughing too hard ti je of much help. --H. All the time we were raising iur 12, children, . I ached to go i u t , a n d enjoy life, take vaca- ,ions, etc., but my husband vpuldn't. He always had some excuse, so in 30 years, we ne«r vent on a .trip. ... Now the children are on their iwn,: and. my 'husband 'Suddenly yants tb-go on ;a long vacation. .vants to go on a long vacation. But I'm old and tired and kind of sick and I'd rather stay home. · ·:' ' : He never gave me one rose vhen any o fthe babies were born. He had himself a goo'd time, but didn't include us very when it's too late, he Dear Helen: I'm discriminated against because I'm left-handed. I've never seen a robe with its one pocket on the left side (and most robes don't.have two pockets). Left-handed scissors are more expensive. At school, they baseball mitts, and the few "lefty" student chairs are always in the back of the room -- If they have any at all. Is there a "Lefty's Liberatior Group" and it not, why not? · S.P. Dear S.: I once mentioned such a club but before the column reached print, it had dissolved. Actually, we lefties are infli vidualists who' seldom cotton to groups. And we do have .ad often. No\y, , wants to start over. What I'm trying to say, to you husbands and wives, is love one another while you're young, go places, enjoy the children together! for when you're old, you can't bring back those lost times. -- M.W. Dear M.: ' .True, you can't bring back the lost times, but don't condemn yourself to , a "nothing" future out of- resentmen. Isn'l it possible that 'your "husband was working so hard to support 12 children that he didn't have energy for vacations or money vantages, as any tennis baseball player can tell you Also, we're often ambidextrous which helps a lot when it come to ironing .painting, repair jobs baton twirling... when one har. tires, we t let the other iak ver. As a southpaw who has neve felt discriminated against, I'm afraid I'm not much help \ you, but perhaps some o f , on readers can direct you. to "Lefty's Liberation Group." I so I'll pass the information on -H. .;· * DENNIS THE MENACE By Ketcham No Hearing Planned On Cedar Creek Dam LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- An official of the Arkansas Sbi and Water .Conservation Com mission said-Thursday that a public hearing.will not be helc on a complaint concerning con struction .of a-.dam on Ceda Creek in Saline County because the complaint did hot constitute a request for a public hearing. John Saxton, director of the state, Soil and Water Division, said the commission had written E. D. Whitehead of Bentou, informing him he must ask for a hearing if one was to be held. Saxton said the letter was never answered. Whitehead said . Thursday after sending a letter of protest to Saxton concerning the plant he received notification that he would need to request a hear-, ing in writing- But he said that at this point he gave up in frustration. ' Whitehead had · complained that the dam, which would form a-380-acre lake, would c a u s e excessive silt in'the stream and also would upset the stream's environment in other ways. FtjreUevllleDraf ..V* COMING THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 I the 35th Annual Special Interest Edition This is the issue that's packed with information about the area schools, such as starting dates, new programs, tchoo] activity calendars, etc. Parents: You'll want 1 watch for this issue and keep it to have this information at your fingertips. Mr. Businessman: You'll want t wve your firm represented in this issue with you advertising message about the school merchandise and services you'll be offering. Make Your -Reservations Now! FINAL ADVERTISING COPY DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 Phone 442-6242 Ask for Display Avdertising SATURDAY ONLY! Our Entire Stock Men's, Women's and Children's 1; Swimwear and Shorts While Quantities Last , SAVE 33% ' \ Disposable Diapers Regular $1.49 Pkg. Disposable diapers are pin- less. 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