Sulphur Springs News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 156, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 1, 1980 Page: 3 of 18
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At Wit's End
By Ermo Bombeck
An actor whose name I’ve forgotten once said on a.
talk show, “Husbands and wives see one another at
the worst possible part of the day — a few minutes in
the mornings when they’re pressured and trying to
get on with their day, and in the evenings When they
have no more to give and are irritable and
exhausted.” ’ - ; ,
It’s true. How many of you have said. ‘‘I know I’m
late and I didn’t call, but you’re my wife (husband)
and I expect you to understand! ”
We all play havoc with the most precious, fragile,
important relationship we have—our family.
What would happen if a husband used the same
guidelines at home that he used in other relation-
Do you give your wife the attention you give Abdul-
Jabbar? ■ ~ " .
Do you give her the praise you give your secretary
when she moistens the sponge for stamps on your
Do you listen to her with the intensity you devote to
your auto mechanic?
Do you give her the same trust you give your
Do you pamper her as you do your golf clubs? ?
Do you love and protect her as you do your charge
Do you share with her the joy you reserve for the
comic page or the office Christmas party?
Do you have the compassion for her pain that you do
for the. kid who parks your car and is going to have a
Do you have the patience with her that you have
with your biggest client who puts you on “hold”?
Wives...do you have the honesty with your husband
that you do with your gynecologist?
Are you as enthusiastic for his return as you are
when your washer repairman arrives?
Are you as interested in his day as you are with the
menu at Baskin-Robbins?
Do you make his children seem as wonderful to him
as you did when you explained them to their
Do you feel his disappointments as deeply as you
did with the cast of “Ryan’s Hope”?
Do you have the same pride m his achievements as
when you got the mold off the grouting in the hall
Do you fuss with yoUr appearance with Jiim as
much as when you visit your safety deposit box?
It’s something to think about. -
Copyright mo, FioM Entorprlm. Inc,
Three feminine poets
share their inspiration
By ROBERT WALLACE, Ed.D.
Copley News Service
Teens: I always enjoy introducing our poets who are
Tween 12 and 20. So it’s my pleasure to introduce Sharon
Schwab, 15, from Goshen, Ind., Karin Carlsen, 17, who lives
in Downey, Calif., and Darlene Gray, 20, who comes from
the Alamo city, San Antonio, Texas. Welcome.
Way In the midst of all my thoughts
I have a little voice that whispers
your name to every thought that enters
and leaves my brain.
Although it’s a pity for this little ■ ’
voice as it often gets so confused and
it tries so hard to convince my brain
that it’s only wasUng thoughts.
But this little voice doesn’t realize
it’s no longer owned by my brain, but - ‘
has been taken over for quite some time
by the master of all, “My Heart.”
Darlene Gray _<£*»
MY FRIEND - THE WOODS
Run, roam the hills
They call you
They speak when you’re alone.
The wind is her voice
The streams are her tears
The flowers, her heart
The woods are there.
Be content for they are your friends.
Sharon Schwab *
I’ve gone away, I’ve traveled far
To shorelines and mountains and
FlaUands the likes of which I have
Dreamt about. To escape a prison, a
Routine job. To enjoy my life as if I
Never could. My life I spent earning
Those few weeks, those precious few weeks
Only to awaken to a dawn with a
Returning awe. My house, my home, its
Peaceful being. My pet, my friend, with a
Warm cuddly greeting. My work, my job, it
Keeps me going. A living, a life with a need, a wanting
U you write and enjoy poetry, please send a poem or two
to me and I will do my best to get it in the column. Send
your poems to me, in care of this newspaper.
early, ugly wrinkling
DEAR DR. LAMB - Every
time 1 look in the mirror I am
shocked by what I see. I mean
those ugly wrinkles that make
you look old before your time.
I’ve got crow’s feet around
my eyes .and creases across
my forehead. I know without
these I would look 15 years
younger. I’m onto 42 aAd have
a good figure. My doctor said
it was because I got too much
sun and he suggested that I
limit my time in the sun.
Well, he’s right. I’ve always
enjoyed a beautiful tan every
summer. And I’ll probably go
right on getting out in the sun
because that is part of enjoy-
ing summer. If I want to get
outdoors, is there anything 1
can do to limit the damage to
my skin? I know there are lots
of sun lotions but I’m not sure
what to use and if they will
really do any good.
DEAR READER — A sun-
tan may look healthy but it is
your skin’s reaction to injury.
The injury is from solar radia-
tion. The damage is in the
deep layers of the skin and it
affects the elastic fibers that
keep yoUr skin taut. v ;
,, People who are particularly
sensitive to* the sun should use
a sun screen all year long, not
just in the summer. You can
use a physical blocker. These
are pastes or Salves. Of these,
dioxide, kaolin, fettic oxide
ftiid bentonite if® Also ctood.
Many people don’t flke the
pastes and like the dear liq-
uid preparations better. The
important ingredient here is
acid).'It acts chemically with
the cells in your skin to
decrease their sensitivity to
The gel products are less
likely to dry dot your skin; the
liquid preparations often con-
tain alcohol. Two geLproducts
are Pre-Sun and PABA-Gel.
A helpful hint is to use the
PABA one to two houra
before sun exposure. That will
give it time to interact chemi-
cally with your cells. If you
apply it just before you go out
it will not be as effective.
I. am sending you The
Health Letter number 7-10,
Your Skin; Sun, Aging, Spots
and Canter. Skin cancer is
definitely increased in people
who have lots of sun exposure.
That may get worse in the
Lawrence E. Lamb, M.D.
F W Frailty.
Jot Weoilt y
Gan i Shelton
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THE NEWS-TELEGRAM, Sulphur Springe, Texet, Tueeday, July 1,1980—3.
Mrs. Beulah Redding,
Mrs. James Watkins, Route
I Mrs. Danny Brown, Winn-
Mrs. Bobby Birtch, Lindale.
Mrs. Mary Darrah, Sulphur
James Simmons, Como.
Eddie HU, 119 North Moore.
Curtis Cantrell, 539 Davis.
Master Richard Breazeale,
Master Jason Hall, 616
Mrs. Junior ’Adair, Quitman.
Mrs. Abbie Taylor, Como.
Mrs. L.V Hogue, 405 Weaver
Mrs. Albert Conway, Route 5.
Mrs. Edith Gafford, Cumby.
Mrs. Nettie Palmer, 306
Mrs. Johnny Barnett, Route
Mrs. Neva Mattlson, 609
Bradly Fouse, Ideal Courts.
Mrs. Juddie Malone, Route 1.
Mrs. Georgia Tallant, Route
Clarence Dixon, 1031 Noth
Mrs. y Lenny Jones,
Ronald Smith, 409 Whitworth.
Clel Godfrey, 1333 Jefferson.
Oleta Stephens, 1126 Park
Robert Alsobrook, Como.
Master Charles Bryant, 1339
Steven Lawrence, Route 1.
Jenna Whipple, H14 Jef-
Mrs. David Keith, Como.
Mrs. Wendall Stonaker,
Marion Wiser, 309 Whitworth.
out & about
The names of Mr. and Mrs.
C.E. Hanson of Grand Prarie
were inadvertently omited
from the Hanson Reunion that
was published Sunday, June 29.
Little League Coach Frankie
Hawkins was honored by
members of the Western Store
team and their parents last
night at a hamburger supper
held in City Park before the
playoff game. Hawkins was
given a plaque and a collage of
photographs taken by Emily
West as rememberances of his
work during the summer.
A wife and child abuse hot
line is available for those
needing assistance. The toll
free number is 1-800-252-5400.
The non-profit organization
located In Dallas will advise
persons In need of the nearest
available facility and
Deadline for Sunday's
People Today Will Be
Wednesday— 4 p.m.
This Week Only
Brenda DeWitt of Sulphur
Springs has been admitted to
Citizens Hospital in Greenville.
She is In room 41.
Travis, Charlene and Lisa
Aven of Arbala thankfully
announce the adoption of a
baby boy, bom June 4, 1980
weighing seven pounds-10
ounces named Lonnie Ray
Aven. Mr. and Mrs. Az Aven of
Yyler and Mr. and Mrs. W.S.
Lemaster of Dallas are the
grandparents. Mrs. Willie
Chamness Todd of Yantls is the
This Coupon Good For
On The Regular Price Of An Adult Ticket
44th Annual Sulphur Springs
8:30 P.M. City Park
Limit 1 Coupon F« Adolf-Good Only fa Nod.. Joly 2
future too if the ozone layer of
the atmosphere continues to
Once you have wrinkles the
only thing you can do for
yourself is to use moisturiz-
ers. One of the best is petrola-
tum (Vaseline). The heavy oily
mixture will trap moisture in
your skin and cause wrinkles
to disappear. It is better than
most expensive moisturizers
with fancy names.
Besides the sun, the other
common factor that Causes
wrinkles is cigarette smoking.
(NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN )
The News-Telegram would like to include your organization in a directory of
local clubs, which we will publish in August of this year.
We need up-to-date information on your club to provide the most complete
and helpful guide for our readers.
To make sure that your organization gets its place on our list of clubs,
please fill out the information form below and mail it to Club Directory,
News-Telegram, P.O. Box 598, Sulphur Springs, Tex775482, Aug. 1,1980.
PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT
Clip and Mail to:
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in your club’s information
form BEFORE Aug. 1, 1980
Current President’s Name
Membership Director’s Namei
Brief statement of your club’s purpose, including the type of club
(social, service, professional, etc.) „
Regular Meeting Time & Place:.
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