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September 19, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Continuing Study Reveals Age No Bar To Active Sex life By GRANT FJEIIMEDAL SEATTLE (AP) - She said call her "Ms. Something" the "Ms." so she would m o d e r n ; "Something" be ; friends wouldn't know that at age 79 she's still pursuing an ' active sex life. So, Ms. Something sits in her . apartment and talks about how her sex lite continued when she · became a widow at age 56. Tall and thin, she has a · healthy glow about her, and she · says she's been "struggling, ·, struggling" about giving in 16 the pleas of a suitor and in- j vitlng him up to her apartment. THE WEATHER ; Elsewhere · Albany "i Albu'que ·', Amarillo !· Anchorage ·i Asheville ''Atlanta Birmingham ''.Boston i ',',' Brownsville 4 Buffalo ' ', Charleston · : Charlotte '[ Chicago ; Cincinnati · Cleveland Denver .: « Detroit Dujulh Fairbanks Fort Worth Green Bay Helena 1 Honolulu Houston Ind'apolis Juneau Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Louisville Marquette Memphis Miami Milwaukee New Orleans New York Okla. City Omaha Orlando Philad'phia Phoenix Pittsburgh Rapid City Reno Richmond St. Louis Salt Lake San Diego San Fran. Seattle Tampa Washington HI LO PRC Oflk 59 42 67 52 71 03 53 44 80 51 B3 61 82 G2 68 '58 92 74 59 46 83 65 no 53 ·64 61. 80 56 ' 64 49 83 47 66 41 72 48 b4 47 78 70 67 51 79 48 76 -61 88 75 78 53 53 40 88 59 91 67 84 62 79 62 81 60 64 53 83 60 86 80 63 54 77 65 76 66 . 88. 59 93 74 80 61 95 74 74 52 8G 50 88 35 83 57 ' 82 61 83 50 73 66 62 55 78 59 ' 90 79 82 66 .. cdy .02 cdy .26 rn .08 cdy .. clr .. clr .. clr .. clr .14 cdy .. clr .. cdy ... clr .. cdy .. clr .. cdy .. cdy .. cdy .02 rn .. cdy .. cdy .. cdy .. cdy .18 clr .. cdy .. cdy .04 rn .. cdy .. clr .. cdy .. cdy .. cdy .09 cdy .. cdy .. cdy .. rn . . c l r .. clr .01 cdy '.. cdy .. cdy .. clr .36 rn .. clr .. cdy .. clr .. clr .. cdy .. clr .. cdy .. cdy .. clr .. cdy .. clr She's afraid the neighbors will gossip. In the 23 years since her huo- band's death she says she has had 35 adventures, some lasting the smaller part of an evenlri;, others going on for 15 years Her. youngest mate was only 15, the-eldest 82. Her message is don't give up sex. And medical students at the University of Washington are viewing a videotaped interview with her to gain a better grasp on sexuality and aging. She is also the star witness 'or..Caroline Preston, a 60-year- old assistant professor 1 of psychiatry at the University ot Washington, who has taught a class the .past two years on ag ing and retirement readiness. Ms. Preston, who also prefers the courtesy title "Ms.," thinks men and women give up sex years .before they need to, and this she believes is unhealthy. VITALITY. INTEREST "One's ongoing sexuality ha; so much to .do with your vital ity and interest in the here anc now, realizing that the here anc now is all you have." Ms. Something is an lelligent woman who spent her professional life in news papering, advertising and pub lie relations. She is the prouc mother of loving and successfu children. Prior to her husband'." death at 64, she says they ha an active sex: life. Though she admits one inigh be surprised at her tally o partners from age' 56 on, she says she never had difficulty meeting men and gives al credit to having a cozy fire place for her and a companioi to sit in front of. Ms. Something shoots clown the idea that menopause is th end of sexuality. It should b ven be a pause? Women give p tbe risk of having a child ate in life. Menopause frees pern to be more sexually ac- ive than ever before in their ives," says Ms. Preston. Is Ms. Something living a life most women her age could, keep up with? It's difficult to tell, says Ms. 'reston, because there's been Iltle research on sex and ag- ng. Both patient and physician aren't anxious to talk about it. And Ms. Something doesn't know either. She has tried to encourage discussion of the subject but .her peers are rel lowed as another beginning, ay: "i s Ms. Preston. Menopause'.' Why should It said she recently lant. S h e watched a prostitute escort an old gentleman to the elevator of a senior citizens' home. Ms. Preston says these ex- Conservation Fund Appropriation Reset LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Gov. Dale Bumpers says Arkansas will get about $2,126,700 from the 1975 appropriation of the land and water conservation fund of the federal Interior Department. The money is to be used for parks and outdoor recreation projects. The appropriation restores the slate's funding level of two years ago. Arkansas' share of the land and water conservation fund was reduced last year by the federal Office 'of Management and Budget to $660,937. perienccs knock down tho old saw: You can't teach an old dog new tricks. CONTINUES TO LEAUN And she says studies show that old people who expose themselves to new situation: continue to learn. A key factor in learning difficulties may be a simple loss of confidence, she says. Ms. Preston encourages her students to begin..projects thaf will build up their self-con fidencc. Her . students have, learned to play the harp, start ed organic gardens, taken up belly dancing and chess. Some are serving as consultants to small businesses. Both she am Ms. Something, who ' i s a frequent guest lecturer, prac tic'e Irahsceridental'meditation. ''Another unfortunate but pre vailing notion" is that as we age out sexual' needs 'and feeling somehow dry up and blov away. Impotence and frigidity settle in as though embedded in concrete," Ms. Preston said. "* am both obliged and delightei to predict for many of us, thi simply is not so." But she says one major prob lem is that men die too young creating a considerable surplu of aging women. Siie said on solution to the sexual dilemm is for,the medical profession t accelerate its efforts to prolon the life of males. .jBut. until: medicine closes tha gap, Ms. Preston says one an swer is communal'living wher women would share their men That would also cut living ex penses for those just getting b on fixed incomes but I'm m sure that people in my gene ation can achieve that kind i submersion of their rugged li dividualism." Johnson Raps Proposed Rale Schedule ·LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Da- Id Johnson, the chief rate nalyst for the slale Public c r v i c o Commission, sait Vednesday he could not ,cn- orso a new rate schedule pro- ps.ed .by.. General. Tcleplione Col of the Southwest. ie proposed rate schedule hifts a much larger proportion f the utility's costs to rural jstomers. Johnson made the statement n testimony filed in advance ol public hearing next week 01 he proposed rates. He said lie agreed with thi utility that customers in b a s rate areas -- generally, tin customers, .in cilies and town; --. /were . subsidizing Hie tele phone subscribers in the out ying "areas, particularly Ihos arlhest from the exchanges fewever, Johnson said he wa reluctant to recommend tha he PSC deviate from the treni .hat the value of service he Ib determining factor in rales. Johnson did not take a stron. stand on the point, but he sai the commissioners must dete: mine how far they want to g in substituting cost of service t the company for the value o service to the customer as rate guide. ·· · : General Telephone Is seokin a variety of changes in i!s rate that would bring it about $2 million in additional annu; revenues. General Telephone serve Texarkana, several smalle communities in Southwest A kansas and many parts of Ea Arkansas as far west as Jac: sonville. Northwest Arkansas TIMES^ Thuri., .Sept. 19, 1974 FAYETTEVILLC. ARKANSAS n Crisis Prone Market Study Reveals Shortage In Rental Houses tty JOHN CUNNIFF NEW YOUK (AP) -- You've card of the problems involved i buying a single-family dwell- ig today. Prices are soaring, flortgagcs arc costly and diffi- ult to obtain. And the selection 3 greatly reduced. That aspect of the depressing ousing situation lias been videly publicized, not only hrough editorial accounts but iy homo shoppers who commu- licate their shock to anyone vbo will listen. Frustrated, hey rent instead. But even that recourse soon Pope Asks Fight On Permissiveness CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) -- Pope Paul VI says 'saints, strong men" are needed to fight the permissiveness that is pervading the church "like a deadly epidemic." His speech Wednesday was :he second lima in eight days ie has spoken pessimistically about the state of the church ai preparations continue for the fourth World Synod of Bishops starting Sept. 27. ; . : '· In his last speech before leay ing his summer residence to re turn to the Vatican, Pope Pau told 2,000 visitors here: "Both individually and collec lively, the phenomena of weak ness, posing, spiritual debilit; and cowardice are spreadini today more than ever like ; deadly epidemic among peopl' at all levels." nay be denied families because f another development in the risis-prone housing market: a lioilage of rental units is howing up in many of the na- ion's major housing markets. In a survey of 17 major local narkels throughout the coun- ry, the vacancy rate for mod- rn rental units was under 5 icr cent in more than half. In Vashington, D.C,, the vacancy ate was recorded at zero. The study, conducted by Ad- 'ance. Mortgage Corp., a sub- idiary of Citicorp, a New York loltling company that also qp- irates the First National City Bank, suggests also that the ondition could worsen. Normal apartment demand, ixplains Phillip Hendershott, enior vice president, is being :wellcd by families priced out tf the single-home market. In addition, materials shortages are delaying apartment house completions. Were financing more readily available, and at lower rates, builders might try to meet demand by constructing more ;nils, but there are few indications they are doing so. "Developers are not building to meet demand," Hendershott says. "Fewer permits for rent' als will be issued this year than at any time since 1960, when apartment living was the pattern of only a few crowded cities." Construction costs, he maintains, are running out of control, and loans available to builders are smaller and costlier. And, while rents have been rising, many builders seem to feel the return still is unattractive. Most developers, Hendershott says, are hesitant In enter'tho market in the absence o f : tha jroper cue --'· either a big jump n rents or a decline in interest rates or construction costs. Soybean Income Up STUTTGART, Ark. (AP) -Gov. Dale Bumpers said Wednesday that income from rice and soybeans products in Arkansas this year probably would exceed last year's record sales of $1 billion. Bumpers, meeting with rice and soybean industry officials at a reception in his honor, cited figures that agriculture ranks No. 1 in Arkansas income, supplying $2.2 billion to the state's economy. Bumpers defeated Sen. J. W. Fulbright in the Democratic senatorial primary last May. Many of the men who paid tribute to Bumpers Wednesday at a dinner of the Stuttgart Country Club had worked in behalf of Fulbright's re-election bid. 51/4% 5%% 61/2% W« have a savings program and interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetfeville Savings Loan Association 201 N. East Avenue 2 DAYS ONLY Slander Suit Filed Wednesday HAMBURG, Ark. (AP) -- . A i $500,00,0 slander suit was filed Wednesday in Ashley County , Circuit Court against state Rep. N. B. "Nap" Murphy of Ham, burg. The suit was filed by Dr. Don ', Toon, a Crossett physician, in 1 connection with statements '. Murphy allegedly made during ; the two men's campaign for the · legislature. ', Murphy defeated Toon in the - Democratic primary. 4-inch ToU-ttp cnffe. Print top sleepers grow with your kids. Read it September 22 in fixmitv,^, \\tikfy Day Before Payday: Recipes for Your Garden Bounty "Thi-s year, more Americans tre groining their own vegetables. This recipe uses your garden bounty in a jresh and fascinating tmy" Smart Cooking for the Day Before Payday features two basic recipes -- Arror Sozo-' nado, a rice stuffing, ami its accompaniment, Spicy Tomato Sauce -- that C.L.. turn your fresh garden vegetables into hearty meals. "People Quiz": Does Being "Good" Really Connt? True or Fake? People who practice the GoWcn Rule are Wealthier than those who don't. TMs week FAMILY WEEKLY'S People Quiz examines the world of the good guy. The intriguing questions tell how the fortunes of those who follow the Golden Rule of being "good" differ from the fortunes of t hose who don't. In your copy of the Nnrtijuirat Arkaiuua (Him;* EACH REGULARLY 4.19--4.69 Kohjin Cordelan® matrix fiber (vina!-vin- yon) knit takes plenty of wear and washings. For growth, sizes 1-4 have 2 rows of waist snaps. Sizes 3-8 have long pullover tops. In favorite colors. Flame Resistant. Meet Federal Test Standard DOC FF 3-71. "four kids grow on us. Evelyn Hills 4434591 We wondered recently how come we'd mixed Smirnoff with so many fancy juices but studiously avoided plain old gingerale. Maybe because our parents had mixed gingerale with everything, we were rebelling. Anyway, we did it We mixed Smirnoff and gingeraie, added a squeeze of lime to make it our own, and named it the Copperhead -a lively drink with a bite. ^ ^ iHECOPPERHEAD · To make a Copperhead, · pour 1 1 /2 oz. of Smirnoff £ into a tall glass with ice. £ Add 4 oz. of gingerale, a ^ squeeze of lime and stir, ^ Qmirnoff · V leaves you breathless*

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