Anderson Daily Bulletin from Anderson, Indiana on November 20, 1973 · Page 3
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Anderson, Indiana
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Tuesday, November 20, 1973
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TUtSDAY, NOVtMli* 20, 1*71 ANDEMOH DAILY IUUETIH PAttf By ABBIGAIL VAN BUREN DEAR ABBY: Do you think an 80-year- oid man is foolish to consider remarriage? Some of my children do. I am a widower who has been alone for 12 years, during wMch time 1 have been in the company ot some lovely eligible women. But I never have warc'ed >'o marry until I met My Fair Lac'y. She is 65 and has been a wi- d™ 'or 10 years. We are both in reasonably good health, rrtl we would like to spend the rest of our lives together, making each other h?ppy. All our children are married, feme approve of our plans to marry; some do .-ot. I own my own home and have a little rainey. In view of the mixed feelings of cur children, should we sneak' off and get married by a preacher with just a few friends as witnesses? Or should we have a small church wedding, invite all the children, and let those who want to, come, and tho-e who don't, stay home? YOUNG AT HEART DEAR YOUNG: Why sneak? Do whatever pleases you and your Fair Lady. Tbe thing you should worry about is what your children think. DEAR AB'BY: My girl friend and I are both 17. When Lydia does something to displease her parents, they make her stand in a comer. A couple of times when Ive come to take her out on a date, her father has said: "Lydia can leave in about 10 minutes — after she's thru standing in the corcer." So I just si and cool my heels while Lydia stands in the corner with her face to the wall. I think this is a ridiculous way to punish a 17-yeat-old girl, but of course it's not my place to butt in. Are you familiar with this stupid punishment? And if so, what's the reason for it? And what do you think of using it on a 17-year-old? FEELING WEIRD IN MD. Voice Of Broadway NEW YORK (KFS) - L. A. author-cop Joe Wambaugh's a millionaire already. But he'll stay on the force seven more years— to gat his pension . . . Mrs. George Stirn- weiss (whose Yankee infielder husband Snuffy died in a tra:n crash in '58) was rushed to a New Jersey hospital with a blood clot near her heart. The Yankees office was called, but no one there seemed to care; she and their six children need help . . . Japanese bought millions of dollars in diamonds in recent weeks along the two Manhattan diamond cen'ers — 47th St. and The Bowery . . . One rich Japanese nipped Dean Martin's mansion for $1,200,000, Yehudi Menuhin's for $360,000, Kim Novak's for $100,000 . . . Japanese fabric mfr. Shinichi Vamamoto is here buying 2fl!) U. S. racehorses. Sports writers deride the angry-looking thrown down disposal of footballs in end zones after the jocks catch a T.D. pass: The Daily News' Norm Miller told us it's strictly bush: "If they were smart," Norm said, "they'd act as if they were there before." Bob Mfehum offered 90-proof of his admitted vodkapacity on a London chatter- cast and gave a lesson in how-to: put an Ice cube in his mouth and swigged straight from the bottle. We know what Yogi Berra did just before the start of .(he fira! playoff game with Cincy, called Yankee Stadium and ON THE GO (C) 1973, The Los Angeles Times There's a picture Ihe poster makers weave of peaceful islands, gentle lagoons and deserted beaches — a South Pacific canvas composed of shocking colors, cumulus clouds and an ocean the color of a twilight sky. Often in this scene there's a cruise ship, anchored in a lagoon framed by arching palms and beaches which are totally deserted. French Polynesia offers such a setting — islands scattered among Ihe warm South Seas waters. One day we an, chored rear one, the storied island of Ran' ' giroa, a coral strip — the largest of French Polynesia's Tuomotu group, an island soaking in Ihe Pacific 300 miles south of the Marquesas. Rangiroa rises out of a lagoon 45 miles long and 15 miles wide, huge enough to contain the entire island of Tahiti. On Rangiroa there is an old woman with skin the color of walnut slain who rents out (hatched bungalows woth meals of turtle eggs, fresh grilled fish and chicken. The coffee is served in bowls and the Jam is homemade. Guests arc joined at the dimrer (able hy Henrietta, the woman's pel pig. Unfortunately, though, cruise ships have g habit of pulling up anchor too soon, which is what happened at Rangiroa, and so we bid goodbye to Henrietta and the old woman and sailed off lo Manihi, an island with a population of less than 100 (including the one policeman). Manihi had but one telephone, no cars, no jails, no TV, no radio, no newspapers _ and only one bicycle. Watergate and the Middle East war are t world away. Next to the dock, sharks swim In an onen tank and the children ot Manihi play wilh them in order lo overcome their fear when Ihey encounter them in the sea. The reason for 'this is that Manihi is populated by pearl divers and their lives are lived deep in the ocean with the »Uan«e the children played with th« DEAR WEIRD: Yes, I'm familiar with it. It's a very effective way to make a child setlle clown anil reflect on the reason he's being punished. But lo use it on a girl of dating age, in the presence of her date. I think is cruel anil unusual punishment, DEAR ABBY: Our church recently installed a sel of "chimes" — a large lape player and four huge speakers, mounted on top of the church. The music is all hymns, played on an organ with loud bells. They play it alt least once a day from 15 to 45 minutes, and sometimes it's played three times a day. Tin's can be heard all over town, and people who live .four miles from town say they are disturbed by it, too. I live near the church, and this is pretty hard to take. It's impossible to carry on a conversation (in our house, mind you), and. this music is too loud to be considered pretty. I think church music belongs IN church. If leen'agers played Iheir rock music this loud ail a party, the police would break up the party and charge the kids with disturbing the peace. This is a small town. My peace is disturbed. I am a tax-paying senior citizen who asked the pastor of the church to please tone the music down. He did for a while. Now it's as loud as ever. Maybe if you priwt this, it will help. SMALL TOWN DEAR SMALL TOWN: I hope so. I nearly got a headache reading your LETTER CONFIDENTIAL TO "HURT" IN ESSEX JUNCTION, VT.: Heed (he wise words of Noah Webster: "By taking revenge, a man is even with his enemy, but by passing it over, he is superior." Now is your opportunity lo be superior. By JACK O'BRIAN asked for two Yankee Stadium souvenir seals from the being-demolished House that Ruth Built . . . Joey Heatherton's up for itiie wife role in the Lenny Bruce movie. How can you not insult Joey suggesting she's just the type . . . Jill Haworth's late-date at Gatsby's was Chris Jagger, Mick's calmer brother with the same queer- marks — unkempt long hair, gaunt used looks etc. . . . Fella ambling Central Park mlh a skunk on his shoulder drew derisive nudges — except from one 12-year- old who pioed, "That's a new way not to gel mugged." Detroit's irked at a film firm which flllmed the cEty into lending police cars, motorcycles and off-duty cops after being told the movie would be "Good for Detroit." Titled "Detroit 9,000," it subtitles the insult, "The Murder Capital of the World." The high oops and grid star Mike Lucci who appeared in it are irately embarrassed. Herb Fisher is an old good friend from our days £n exotic Buffalo where he was chief test pilot for Curtiss Wright. Now an executive of the N. Y. Port Authorily, Herb's record probably makes him the Ruth-Aaron of avialion — more than 19,030 accident-free hours and has test-flown more than 4,000 propeller and jet aircraft. Real hero-stuff — 50 combat missions in WWII and 96 missions over the Himalayan "hump." Great ad for flight. . . . wlh Jerry H'j/se sharks and the men dived for pearls, the women of Manihi marinated fish and gathered firuil for a banquet under a huge tou tree beside the dock. It was to celebrate the arrival of our ship. If a visitor wishes to remain on Manihl, he merely moves in with a good family. They charge him nothing. Who needs money? All the good things are free — the warmth of the sun, (he fish in the sea and (he fruit on the trees. I must tell you, though, of an experience, earlier, on the island of Raiatea, a place that is straight from a South Se-as novel. Down by the lown of Uturoa Ihe dock was piled high with gunny sacks as we came ashore. They were full of copra and were being leaded abcsrd an ancient, wheezing boat which had coughed its way down from Tahili. Raiatea's islanders stood in the hot sun watching .Ihe workmen. What elss docs one do on an island so peaceful you are lulled to sleep by the sound ol the sen ;md awakened by it when morning comes? On Raiatea you have your choice of two' hc/cls: the elegant Bali Ilai or the un=o- pM?ieatecl Himno, which has a character all ils own. The bar (aces one entrance. A pool hall faces Ihe o'her. In bclwccn, the dining room is graced by tables with oilclolh spread over them. The floor is bare concrete. Crepe paper streamers hang limnly from the ceiling. The walls are colorless — but the meals are magnificent. I,o K : .m deserves four stars for his omelet chinoisc and his fou you ha, which is lo say cabbage with hnm or.d a glass of Hinano 'same nrmc as Ihe ho'el.) The Hinano beer costs 50 cents for a hot- lie the size of one that ordinarily holds sparkletts. As for Lo Kim. he is Chino c c, as his name implies, and not Tahitian. Even though he was horn on Rah :a ami c n- sidcrs himself a Tahitian. This, his loolh- lc."S grin ir.dicates, took place a rather long time »fti. (To bo contiWKyl next Tuesday) Cold-nose test A youngsler applies llie "cold-nose lost" lo a gianl Snoopy balloon lo see Ilia I he's healfny enough foe the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The eHin beagle takes on a new eminence as fashioned by The Goodyear The & Rubber Company far Hie Macy extravaganza He stands 50 feet tall, is held aloff by 8,500 cubic feet of helium, and will be kept under control by leashes held by 40 handlers. Reaction to fuel shortage concerns many economists By JOHN CUNNIFF AP Business Analyst NEW YORK (AP) - Th« question no longer is whether or not there is an energy shortage. There is. The controversy now, at least among economists, concerns our reaction to the shortage. The answer is a critical one because Hie assumption made dictates Hie action advocated. It is here that tlie pros, •generally agree tihal the country will soon be flirting with re/ cession, go their separate Wai's. Walter Heller, former Kennedy administration economic adviser and now a University of Minnesota professor, disagrees w 11 h Treasury Secretary George P. Slmllz, who believes the pwblic is over-treacling. "Over-reading? Indeed not," said Heller. "The energy shortage could actually convert a mild economic expansion Mo something that looks like a recession." Milton Friedman of .the University of Ohifcago, an advocate of free markets, a Republican and fl forecaster of recession oven before the Mideast oil embargo, believes the nation has ''enormously exaggerated" U» shortage. Total erode oil consumption costs $« IMllion a year, he explained. The anticipated shortfall of 10 >icr cent, reduces that bv S4 billion, or just four-tenths of 1 per cent of tlw nation's gross national product. And yet, \m adds, ''the stock market 5ms been Fayinie a refer! at ot fciK'-t'fritbs of 1 oer cent over fte next two o 1 : three veare reduces the value of American pnlenorisc Hiv 10 per cert. It Imaks-; no sense." Friedman Irelftves W»hinc- lon tia-s ormhrceti some of the exaggerated raood. "because of l:Vm siUv. foolHi. arWlrnrv Iliines they're corternoliitins." He rc'err*"! to rationing, taxing and the like. 'fnnrfv allow .unices to rise. Get WasWrotton off the tack of the economy. A 10 to 15 per rent price rise will elimi nate the shortage vs a serious problem," he said. It will, he said, be an Incentive to produce, an incentive to conserve. Paul Samnclson. the Nobc [aureate at the Massachusetl Institute of Technology, main tate Shat if there Is a shortage of energy its availability should x restricted, but not in way that would reduce incentives. One technique he believe should at least be considered is ration tickets that could be sole nears Saxbe vote WASHINGTON (AP) - The iWednesday on the prosecutor Senate Judiciary Committee is! 1 Hearing a vote on a bill in-! Saxbe's nomination lo sac,,*, to remove a ^^EU^B^hoj,.* slitiitinnai barrier lo Ihe ••'P-: up | )ecause c ,[ n provision ctf 4he „ ,-, -- ,-of Sen. William B. Constitution. Tile provision bars|^ Saxbe, R-Ohio, as attorney gen-;appointment of Congress mom- era!. The balloting was slated for ibers fo offices for which the Jsalary was increased during SajdJe's disqualification for ap- pointimfiiDl to the post. Asst. Aty. Gon. Robed. G. Dixon, Jr., told the Judiciary Committee Monday that Passage of the bill would satisfy the intent ot the ineligibility provision because Saxbe would ihe committee's closed meeting today. It also was considering action on legislation to provide or court appointment of a special Watergate prosecutor. their elected lerms. Saxbe was a memiber o.f the Senate in 1969 when the salary of the attorney general and olh- Cabiniet officers was in- from .$35,000 a year Chainman James 0. East- $60,000. amd, D-Miss., said he hopes The adminiislration has pro- both matters can he disposed |posed legislation to roll back of, making unnecessary a meel^ | the attorney general's pay lo ng previously scheduled fori$35,000 in 'an effort to overcome not benefit from the 1969 salary increase. This position was supported by a Duke Unhtroi'sty law professor, William Van Alstyne, but three other law school professors testified tlhat legislation :ould not overcome the Con- itiljitional prohibition.' The Irio taking iihis view were Philip Kurland of the University Chicago Law School, William Swimtlar of the William and Mary College o[ Law, and Dean Willwxl Lorcnscn ol the West Virginia University Law School. After Ihe Ocl. 20 ouster o special (prosecutor Archibalc Cox, 55 senators joined in spon soring a bill to provide for a court-appointed special prosecutor who woidd mot be subject to dtemissal by the PresMcnt. Similar legislation . was introduced in (Hie House and already has been aipj)roved by Ihe House " ' mittee. fcm Ko REGISTERED DIAMOND RINGS MORE THAN YOU WOULD EXPECT DIAMOND RING CENTER 1009 MERIDIAN DOWNTOWN ANDERSON legally a "white" rathe than black market. That is, an individual who chose not to pay ligh prices could sell his tick ets to someone who urgently needed and was willing to pa; for them. He would consider combining llris technique with price in creases for (he producer and a retail lax, the proceeds going to mblic transit and research into he liqueficalion and gasifies lion of coal. Leif Olscn, vice president anc economist of First Nations' City Bank-in New York, be- ievcs Ihe situation is exaggerated, although he too foresees a ^cession If the oil boycott con. inue's move than six months. It. is a severe problem, he concedes, but he says some imates of the consequences, such as 8 per cant uncmploy- nent, "arc just not real." "In order to produce 8 per "eni.unemployment in the second quarter of 1974," he said, 'you'd have to have an annual •ate of decline of 14 to 18 per cent in the first two quarters. 1 Judiciary Com- ADVERTISEMENT RUPTURE TRUSS FITTER COMING Give yourself comfort «nd •clicf without an old-fashionec ype TRUSS. If your rupture ;omes out when your truss is off, then you must be wearing he wrong kind. See the NEW •evolutionary hernia conlro )lan. It is a marvelous invcn tion for rupture treatment. Prevents rupture from becoming lirgcr. Holds like your hand Will .hernia. 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