"Skinny, bony people have happier marriages than their better-padded neighbors."
MadatYourHusband? Don't Go Home to Mother—Lose A Few Pounds from Hips By ED CREAGH (For Hal Boyle) WASHINGTON (fl'j—Mad at your wife—or husband? Thinking of going going home to mother—or father? Convinced, after giving It a fair trlnl. that you plucked a persimmon persimmon In the garden of love? Wait, friend. There's hope for you yet. An easy-as-pie new formula, formula, Just published in "This Week" magazine, tolls how you can put the magic back Into your marriage —If you live. The secret: lose weight. Not just a few pounds from around the hips. Lots of weight. Skinny People Are Happier This Is the conclusion to be drawn from a survey called "Predicting "Predicting success or failure in marriage," marriage," by E. w. Burg&ss and L. S. Cottrell, Jr. They make no bones about It. Skinny, bcny people have happier marriages than their better-padded better-padded neighbors. But it doesn't work out that wny among the people in our neighborhood. neighborhood. It may be a coincidence but the only couple within three blccks who regularly slug It out at the drop of sn Insult nre thin, pate people who—in the opinion of their friend; —would get along much better If they had a little beef on their bones. Most-Conlenltd Couple Aud the niost contented couple, an the other hand, are a man with a Charles Laugliton figure and a woman with the approximate glrtli of a beach cabana. They hold hands In public, after 15 years of marriage, marriage, and they don't cnrc who sees them. The wife In this case started worrying worrying about li«r weight, a feiv yens buck, and went on_a diet. Ate nothing nothing but bananas and steak, or some nonsense. She lost weight, all riglit. Dut she also lost her good disposition. disposition. Salt Shaker Thrown One night, watching tier husonnd lie Into the potatoes and Rravy, she threw a salt shaker at him He was so outraged at that, lor the first time In his life, he wt'nt out and got loaded. When he came home, she wouldn't let him In. He went to a hotel, phoned a lawyer lawyer and it looked like the end cf their romance. But his wife ate a couple of cream puffs, to soothe hur nerves, and felt so much better that she went downtown and apo!ogi/pj lo her husband. They went en a second honeymoon and there hasn't hasn't been a cross word between thorn since. She weighs In at 187 todny. a gain of nine pounds since Clirlst- inas.