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THE OHIO COUNTY TIMES, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY. AJPRIL 28,, 1977, SECTION 1, PAGE 16 ? :....:...-.:.:...:.:.:.:........e.:.:.:.:;:.:.:C.~..~T.:kL~.'::~ A KPA Award Winning Column What we might never know if we didn't know people: Jim Boyd, despite being a suc- cessful businessman, is one of those people who enjoys doing things himself. This includes caring for his own lawn. Jim is owner of several Mr. Jim's beauty salons in Owensboro. On a summer day in the not too distant past, Jim, dressed every bit the part of a handyman, was busy in his front lawn when an elderly lady pulled up in a Cadillac. "What do you get for mowing a lawn this size?" the woman inquired while apparently thinking Jim was a hired hand. "I really don't know how to answer that," Jim replied "Well," the woman said, "I have a yard about the same size and I want to know what you charge" "The pay is not that good," Jim answered, "but the fringe benefits are tremendous." "What does that mean?" the woman asked. By Dave /) "Well, you see, this house lets me g he answered. :i Within seconds the Cadillac were out of sight. I've known several the props were knocked under unsuspecting quick wit of others. Like the customer waitress in an area "I don't know if but, it tastes like diesel customer said. "It must be tea," the replied, "our coffee pentine." A Beaver Dam restaurant a waitress who specialized down the egos of customers. "Do you know where a find a date tonight," an with a definite glint in his "Sure," the waitress don't you try a rest home. (Continued from page 1) contribution Kentucky has already made and indicates to me that what we've been doing is having a positive impact nationally," Ford said. "I was extremely pleased with the specific emphasis he intends to place on coal gasification and liquefaction." Ford added the President's plan for mandatory shifts from natural gas and oil to coal by utilities and major industrial users will also benefit Kentucky coal. "The conversion to coal is a necessary step," Ford said, "With the Administration's push and if we can resolve the air-pollution problems, we should be able to go with the program." Ford called the President's energy recommendations "the most com- prehensive and workable program ever presented to Congress." "Overall, his program is a good one, with the exception of the gasoline tax," Ford said. "I am opposed to tills because it would be a regressive tax "Re2. U,S Pato OIL Am, DQ, Coil}. Just a pretty girl doing nothing but being pretty. and impose an unusual hardship on those who must drive to earn their livelihood. "I do support the concept of a tax on those automobiles that waste gas, because we've got to cut back our consumption and we've got to get these gas-guzzlers off the roads. A tax such as this would serve as an in- centive for purchasing energy- efficient cars." Ford gave the President high marks for demonstrating to the Congress and the country that he is Q prepared to exercise the necessary leadership to come to grips with the most serious domestic problem confronting America today. "The President's grim protrayal of our energy situation is more realistic and accurate than most people have cared to admit." Ford said. "He has recognized that we can tolerate no further delays in developing and implementing a national energy policy. He obviously has made it the most important priority of all the Airman James P. Peck Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis M. Henning 6f Route 1, Fordsville, has been assigned to Chanute AFB, Ill., after completing Air Force basic training. During the six weeks at Lackland AFB, Tex., the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special in- struction in human relations. Com- pletion of this training earned the individual credits towards an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. The airman is a 1977 graduate of Fordsville High School. April 29 & 30 Q At participating DAIRY QUEEN BRAZIER Stores. Hwy. 231 - Hartford, Ky. Efforts to re-zone a tract of land on Locust Street in Hartford was rejected Tuesday night by the Ohio County Planning and Zoning Com- mission. Sam McDowell went before the commission seeking to have his home at 405 Locust re-zoned from R-1 (single dwelling) to R-2 (multiple dwelling) for the purpose printing shop. Even if approved, commission spokesman classification from R-1 to not allow for the business Several residents of present at the meeting to position to the proposal. programs he will send to Congress this year. "Many of the steps he proposed are unpopular ones, but we should not be too quick to criticize, because at last we have a President who is willing to throw politics to the wind in order to exercise the leadership which is so essential if we are to at last come to grips with this most serious situation." A 22-year-old Fordsville man has been charged with the theft of a pickup truck. According to Deputy Sheriff Lendell Rusher, Ace Draper Jr. reportedly took a truck belonging to Doyle Geary of Pattyville. Rusher said Draper drove the vehicle to a vacant house once lived. It was there arrested. Draper remained in tl e County Jail Wednesday. Assisting in the arrest Bruner, Fordsville police the Kentucky State Police, 20-30-40% OFF EVERY DAY Oh, the things you can do a Decorion beanbag Marvelous move around seating that's cushy sot , yet costs so little. Great for bedrooms, playroO$ dens, dorms-=anywhere you take your derriere. 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