A few thoughts concerning a lost love. NOW, SIR/ \VHAT IS THE MEANINS OF THIS OU-TRW3EOUS- VDU KNOW WHERE OLO OBHDIAH'S TREASURE IS VE AH, YOUR OLD BAG OF BONES LOOKS BETTER COVERED UP, BUBBA PIW HOW PARE XOU COME INTO MY BEDROOM.' LET ME P1JT ON MV HEARING AID... AMP MV ROBE. . OCCUlTATfdHSOF THE LOOK HOW EM6AWASSC0 LUK6V CfiN'T PLRY CHECKERS TODAY,SNUFFV-- BE-VJENT TO. a BODflClOUS PULL STOP TWITCHIW VORETfllL, OU TRFFV TO PROVE YOU RE ANUT, NUTLEV- 1'LL REACH BEHIND ME- Z 00 1 TELL YOU I SEE A FEATHER BEHIND you-IN THE ,, WINDOW// SPL /LETS HAVE BOTH OUR HEADS .,, . I EXAMINED BY MY OLD PROFESSOR// VHE'S NOT AS EXPENSIVE AS I A^A- ' . *?FP- H0WARJUT so/we uu O THERE'S A wwote BOWLFUL RISHT IN .8-1? X^ YOU WDPIN6?/ /' THAT'S NOT NEAR 7 V ENOUGH FOR ALL WHV LET HIM Ai-Vze MG. ANVWA/friOW DO X KNOW HE'S' NOKMAU? MAYBE HE'S ON Trie PHONE WHAT'S TAKIM HIM 50 LON6? O 1 n I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, DEAR-- BUT 1M GOIOle TO THE BEAUTY PARLOR FDR ABOCYWAVE 16 Â· Northwert Arkansas TIMES, Thuri., Aug. 15, 1974 FAVETTEVILLfc, ARKANÂ«AÂ« LESTER L. COLEMAN, M. D. Denture Cleansers Are Highly Caustic llUIII!ll!llll[[|l!lllll!ll!!ll]!U!tlllllllÂ«ll![||ll!IIUIIiyillllll[ll!i!lim Â·ffcPILLARS IN THE CHURCH Of JESUS, ARE REPRODUCTIONS OF Â· ENTWINED TREE TRUNKS til THE ARCHITECTS of laiwari, WHO HAS BEEN CALLED THE WORLDS FASTEST' FEMALE, 1WA RACE AT PORUANRORE, ON JUWEBjg/a/ RAN/100 YARD'S M tOSfCONDS Submitted by Jean Revnlle, Brisbane, Australia FRANCES DRAKE Your Daily Horoscope Look in the section in which most important to the overall your birthday comes and find what your outlook is, according to the stars. FOR FRI., AUG. 16 ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 20) Whether in the role ot spectator or activist, you can greatly influence others, now, so be sure that your aims and procedures are sound, feasible and realistic. TAURUS (Apr. 21 to May 21) A good period. Brighten your program with something special, something outside your regular routine. But do avoid impulsiveness. GEMINI (May 22 to June 21) Â·What is expedient may not be the best for all concerned so, as with Aries', be careful of the route you select. Take nothing for granted. CANCER (June 22 to July 23) Some misleading influences. Don't let others throw you off pace with' ideas of doubtful worth -- especially i f . t h e y involve heavy spending. LEO (July 24 to Aug. 23) Neither routine nor other matters planned, cullies is your forte. Plan each move step by step; weigh pros and cons. VIRGO (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) You, may begin the day with fervor, then become stymied in unexpected areas. Move slowly enough to recognize pitfalls. LIBRA (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) Stellar influences stimulate your enthusiastic, spirited of forts. A day in which to di your best. If your path i blocked, try another route Don't let others discourage you SCORPIO (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) Even though your sehedul may be crowded, don't overlook details through haste. Seem ingly minor factors could b may turn out as but overcoming diffi- icture of a successful day. AG1TTARIUS (Nov. 23 to Dec. 1) Generally you react to a tiuation brightly. Keep in form ow. planetary aspects stimu- ate quick thinking, new ideas nd plans. JAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 0) Stress your first-rate initia- ive and all-around capability low. And, as with Libra, pay no heed to interfering persons. AQUARIUS (Jan. -21 to Feb. 19) Watch trends and join forces vith those who have a stake n the common welfare. Your boundless energy and en- husiasm can bs of tremendous Â·ISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) Decide upon your course carefully, then attack objectives i vigor. Accomodate to necessary changes; of course, but emphasize stick-to-itiveness. YOU BORN TODAY ..are endowed with a colorful personality, unusual versatility and lofty ambitions. Properly educated, you could succeed in almost -any f i e l d ' of your choosing, but you will have to i careful' not'to make enemies along your climb to the top. There's an inclination here toward arrogance, excessive pride in accomplishment and a tendency to domineer over those of lesser capability. You love luxuries and will work unstintingly to acquire them, but you are a|so generous to a fault, and will share all that you nave with loved ones. Careers best suited to you: business and (or) financial management, salesmanship, the law, medicine, music, art criticism, writing, painting, photography. Birth'dale of: Jean de la Bruyere, French author; George Meany, Amer. Labor singer; Robert Gulp, TV and film star. I have complete upper and lower dentures and use a standard powder to clean them. Whenever I do I find that my mouth burns as it I had scalded it with hot tea. Have you ever heard of this reaction? Mr. T.M., Okla. Dear Mr. M.: Your letter arrived at the same time that 1 received report about this problem. Dr. Ailan L Abramson, working at the Naval Hospital n Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, stated, "If denture cleanser powders are used as directed they present no apparent medical hazard. However if accidentally ingested (swallowed) they can cause serious complications. "And efforts now should be made to prevent their potentia misuse, preferably by keeping them in a safe place and pack aging those that are highly al kaline in special protective con tainers." SEVERE BURNS The potential danger of somi denture po\yder cleansers cam to light when a 2-year-old chili was brought to the hospital wit! severe burns around the moul and throat after having swal lowed a denture powder. When this case was reports similar cases came to light o accidental poisoning and injur to the tissues of the mouth, th throat, the esopha'gus and th stomach. So markedly alkalin are some of these denture clea ners that damage to sensitiv tissues can be as great as thos caused by swallowing oven cleaner. lye o Dr. Blair Fearon, at the Hos- ital for Sick Children in Toron- Canada, has concerned him- elf about this' problems too. said, "Actually, what 'orries me most are the den- ure cleansers that come in aste form. Even an adult could Jck up one.of these and mis- ikenly use it in place of toothpaste." Dr. Abramson said that "des- lite the potential danger of the lighly alkaline Â· powders we lave been totally unsuccessful o far in getting the govern- in e n t ' s Consumer Product afety Division to pay attention o our warning." THREAT TO CHILD He adds, "The very presence jf these agents in a home constitutes a threat, the ma'gnituda of which depends only on the age and ingenuity of the child." It is imperative, therefore, hat you and all other denture ivearers realize that most cleansers are severely caustic when in contact with the delicate tissues of the mouth and throat. B e . s u r e : t o rinse your dentures thoroughly, to be'cer- tain that no powder, paste or solution makes contact with" your mouth. All of these products must ba k e p t ' away from the prying hands of curious children. Dr. Coleman welcomes letters from readers, and, while he cannot undertake to answer one, he will use questions in his column whenever possible an dwhen they are of general interest. Address your letters to Dr.. Coleman in care of Northwest Arkansas TIMES. iiiffliimiiiiiiiJiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiraiiiTimraiiiip B. JAY/BECKER iiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiirt^ On Contract Bridge (Top Record Holder to Masters' Individual Championship Play) South dealer/ Â· Both sides vulnerable. NORTH A K 9 8 2 V A I 0 7 + 9 7 3 WEST s 7 4 3 h Q 9 8 5 4 2 d 8 6 c Q J EAST A S . ' Â» 3 Â» 10 7 5 4 3 + K 10 6 5 4 2 Crossword By Eugene Sbeffer ACROSS 1 Italian commune 5 Final 9 Father 12 Reddish- brown 36 Desserts 37 Morse, etaL 38 Wading bird 40 Fruit 42 Skip 48 Shoshonean Indian 49 Lyric poems 50 Wax 51 Deface 13 Oh the she!- 43 Certain tered side machinist 14 Australian bird 15 Coupled 17 Heir 1* Being 19 Pursues zig-zag course 21 -- de lean 24 Tissue 25 Incite 26 Preliminary examinations 30 Intimidate 31. Rows 32 Also 33 European falcons 35 Aromatic plant -52 Head 53 Sense organs DOWN 1 Part of circle 2 -- Canals 3 Sunburn 4 Force in 5 Loiters swings' 7 Harden 8 Wobbles 9 Talked at length 10 Malayan malady 11 Demands payment 16 Utilize 20 Son-in-law of Mohammed 21 Stow 22 Woodwind 23 Journal 24 Sailors 26 Hastens 27 Lamprey 28 Pierce 29 Weeps 31 Topmost branches 34 Stannum 35 Latin poet 37 Machine part 38 Pal 39 Roster 40 Bard 41 Otherwise 44 Room in a harem- 45 Parrot 46 Transgress Answer to yesterday's puzzle. 47 Thing (law) SOUTH * A Q J105 V K J 6 , * A J 9 * A 8 : The bidding: South West North 1A Pass ' 3 A 6A Opening lead - queen of clubs There are hands where declarer East Pass are must guess precisely which of two feasible lines o play to pursue. B u t in such cases there are nearly alwayi clues to lead declarer out o the realm of guesswork and into the sphere of logical reasoning The methods employed in this field are certainly not a slate secret. Basically, what declarer does is to assemble all the nforinatioh he can about thÂ» defenders' hands before com- nitting himself to the crucial guess. Take this deal where declarer's only problem is which way to take the . two-way heart 'inesse. He wins the-'club lead with the ace. draws three rounds of trumps, cashes the A-K-Q of diamonds,, and exits with a club. If West winds up on lead with :he jack, the contest is over Because he is forced to return a heart and relieve declarer of :he guess in that suit. So let's assume that East wins the club with the king and continues with the ten. South ruffs and can no longer evade the crucial question of which way to take the heart finesse. All the same, his methods have paid off. West has shown up with precisely three.spades, two diamonds and two clubs -neither more or less -- and hence must have started with exactly six hearts. : .Cross checking this, East has shown up with precisely one spacle, five dia-monds and six clubs -- and hence must hava started with a singleton heart. Accordingly, South cashes lhÂ« king of hearts, forcing East to follow suit with his only heart, and takes a heart finessa through West in the absolute assurance that the finesse will succeed. : PONYTA1L Avg. solution time: 23 min. 21 30 33 38 2i 34 26 24 27 [40 SO 32 45- 28 29 47 "Let's go iri and'browse around,..- there's always some cute guys in there!" Delivered to your door seven days a week for less than 11 a day. That's a bargain! NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES Phone 442-6242 ON TOP OF THE NEWS SEVEN DAYS A WEEK!
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