Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 16, 1974 · Page 3
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Monday, September 16, 1974 MOPE (A WO STAR Page three —Clyde Davis photo DEBRA ANN JOHNSON Johnson- O'Dell engagement told Mrs. Betty Kosh announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Debra Ann Johnson, to Michael C. O'Dell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard O'Dell of Albuquerque, N.M. formerly of Hope. The wedding will be an event of September 20 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Luck. After a short wedding trip the couple will reside in Fort Smith, Ark. where Mr. O'Dell is with Carpenter Construction Co. Coming and going Mrs. Kennie McKee and Mrs. Jewel Moore Sr. have returned from a visit to White Oak, Tex. with the Fielding Huddlestons, to Austin with the David Boies and to Houston with the Bill Waggoners. Attending all or part of the Southwest District Conference of Arkansas Business and Professional Women's Clubs held in Texarkana Saturday and Sunday: Margaret Park, Charlene Wiggins, Linda Burke, Mary ' Anita Lasete», Opal Daniel, Margie Vickers, Velora Haltom, Pat Harris. BESIDES, IT'S GOOD FOR YOU A person walking uses 300 units of energy per mile. On city streets, an automobile uses 8,100. Family Lib Make the school fit the child By Joanne and Lew Koch (Note: Today's column is written by Joanne) Most parents have already purchased the new three-ring binder the required number of pencils and erasers, the ruler the lined paper. Here are a few pointers that may be far more important than school supplies in helping you and your kids have a brighter school year. ,..,.», .• 1 Insist that the school system serve your child. Martin Gold, associate professor of psychology at the University of Michigan says that parents should not assume the school knows what it's doing. He urges parents to be advocates tor their children, pressuring the school system to create a learning environment from which their child can derive a feeling of accomplishment. Professor Gold believes that any child can feel this sense of satisfaction in school, if the environment is suitable for him/her. If your child comes home with a lousy report card, states Professor Gold, the response should not be, What s the matter with you dummy? But, "How come your teachers don t know how to teach you?" So don't be afraid of the school system, even if you were brought up to believe that the child is always guilty until proven innocent. Encourage your children to be conscientious, to get work done on time, to cooperate with the new teacher who is so different from last year's favorite. But make sure the teachers are going their job. 2 Declassify those top-secret files. Over a year ago. we discussed the way cumulative school files are kept on children, - files which are not shown to the parent or the child and which can seriously affect the child's future opportunities. Since this practice was exposed, federal legislation has been passed regulating these record-keeping procedures. Any school receiving federal funds has to allow the parents the rifiht to see all the information in their child s cumulative file Parents now have the legal right not only to examine their child's record but also to challenge infprmatioirin the file which they feel is false or based on insufficient evidence. Find out what records your school has been keeping on your child. Make sure any detrimental evaluations - Potential delinquent," "behavior problem, "slow learner, are based on sound evidence. Make sure your child is not suffering today for a prank he played in kindergarten. 3 Examine your own »xpectations. Teachers and parents tend to see what they expect to see Evidence shows that it teachers believe their pupils are high achievers, those pupils will become high achievers, regardless of l.Q. If the teacher believes they are slow learners, she will olten deny evidence to the contrary and eventually the students will become slow *^ rnt?rs The same is true of parental expectations. We can easily lock children into expectations based on their past performance or based on a close resemblance to a family member But inheriting a nose like Grandma's doesn't mean she 11 write prose like Grandma's. Reading difficulties with a first grade primer doesn't mean reading difficulties for life. Hold out the hope your children will achieve aad there is a good chance they won't disappoint you. Women *s news Mrs, Annette Rogers Phone 777*3431 B&PW club hear secret service agent Calendar of events Tuesday, September 17 The American Legion Auxiliary Leslie Huddleston Unit 12 will meet Tuesday, September 17 in the home of Mrs. J. W. Branch at 2:30 in the afternoon. (Please note change of time.) The September program will be on membership and music. Cub Scout Pack 62 will have a pack meeting at 7 p.m. at Garland School Cafeteria, Tuesday, September 17. If you are 8-10 years old and would like to join see Cubmaster, Jim Gary or Den Leader Coach, Penny Gary. The Third District Arts & Crafts Association will hold its monthly meeting in the Art Barn, September 17 at 7 p.m. A work detail is being planned in order to put the Barn in readiness for the upcoming Arts & Crafts show. Come dressed in work clothes and bring tools. Also bring items to this meeting for the show. A chuck-wagon lunch will be served by Club member, Doris Anderson. This is a most important meeting—each member should make an effort to attend. Tuesday, September 17 "Centennial Teens" will have their pictures taken at 6:00 p.fn. Tuesday, September 17 at the Mo-Pac Depot across from Jack's News Stand. Be in dress uniforms. Thursday, September 19 The Daffodil Club will meet 1 p.m. Thursday, September 19, in the home of Mrs. Edwin Flagg, 1707 Summit Dr., with Mrs. Barry Hill as co-hostess. Mrs. Byron Cunningham will bring a program on preserving and drying flowers. The First Christian Church youth will sponsor a Chicken- Spaghetti Supper Thursdayi September 19, the night of the Centennial Grand Premiere. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church and will close at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Ruth Rettig wil] be in charge of the food. Tickets are now on sale, adults, $1.50 and children under 12, $1. Tickets may be bought from any youth of the church, or Rephans or The Shields Co. or by calling 3575. Sales will close the 17th. Mrs. Ivan Bright will host the Rocky Mound Extension Homemakers Club at its regular meeting, Thursday, Hubby's nasty jokes fall flat By Abigail Van Buren «) 1974 by The Chicago Tribune DEAR ABBY: Is there something wrong with my sense of humor, or is my husband sick? He's a tease, a clown and an all around kidder. The problem is that most of his kidding is downright cruel. He has said things to the children and me that have hurt us deeply, and when we become upset, he laughs and says, "1 was only kidding....can't you take a joke?" He's done this with others, but—heaven forgive me—sometimes I wish someone would punch him. Why does a person have to hurt and insult others and then try to pass it off as a joke? Don't tell me I'll get used to it. We've been married for 16 years, and I still hate it as much as I did 16 years ago. I honestly believe he's sick. And if he is, can he be cured? TEASED ENOUGH DEAR TEASED: When aggression and hostility are built into a person's personality, he is indeed "sick." And he can be cured only when he is made to realize what he is doing, and the reason for it. That's hardly a job for a wife and children. It should be done by a very close friend, 1 a therapist, or an empathetic clergyman. DEAR ABBY: I have been in business long enough to know that in dealing with customers, patience and courtesy is always the best policy. But what do you do when a customer calls you on the phone and cusses you out without giving you a chance to explain? To make matters worse, he refuses to give you his name, but keeps cussing you out in four-letter words. BAMBOOZLED IN BEND, OREGON DEAR BAM: Say, "Sir," if you can't give me your father's name, please give me your mother's." I'll bet he hangs up in a hurry. DEAR ABBY: Thank you for letting your readers know that although many unmarried mothers are keeping their babies, the Salvation Army's Booth Memorial Hospitals are still open and serving a good purpose. My son was born at such a hospital. I was five months along when I entered Booth. Soon I realized that my imp'ression of unwed mothers' homes was totally wrong. It's not a place where "bad girls" go to have their babies. I met many really nice girls who had gotten messed up one way or the other. Many would-be fathers had just walked out, and these girls had no other place to turn. 1 received group counseling, individual counseling, room and board and the knowledge that I wasn't the only girl about to have a baby all alone. I recall all the get-togethers we girls had and how we talked about our fears. That was the best therapy in the world, just being able to talk without shame to someone in the same boat. I decided to keep my child, although I had no job and no husband in sight. For me, the decision was a good one. For others it would not have been. It was rough. The looks, the criticism, the tears. My story has a happy ending. Seven years later, 1 married a wonderful man who adopted my son. 1 know this is too long for your column, but please, Abby, keep reminding girls that homes for unwed mothers offer more than bed and board. It's their counseling that saves so many lives. Every unwed mother needs counseling, no matter how much she feels she doesn't. BEEN THERE DEAR BEEN THERE. Orchids to you for u fine letter Everyone ha& a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply, write to ABBY: Box No. 69700, L.A., calif. 90069 Enclosed stamped, self-addressed envelope, please. For Abby's new booklet, "What Teen-agers want to Know," send SI to Abigail Van Buren, 132 Lasky Dr Beverly Hills, Calif. 90212. September 19, at 2 p.m. All members are urged to be present. Friday, September 20 The Hope Junior Auxiliary will sponsor its annual Spaghetti supper Friday, September 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the High School cafeteria. Proceeds will go to the scholarship fund. Hospital Notes MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: David Crews, Murfreesboro; Jess Craig, Fulton; James Armstrong, Jr., Washington; Harry Redman, Walton; Mrs. Weldon Fulton, Jr., Prescott; Mrs. W. Waters, Mrs. Martha Stuart, Clinton Turner, Alan Leonard, Mrs. Mike C. Bevins, Mrs. Charles Edward Stuart, Mrs. Frank O'Rorke, Donal Jones, Mrs. Tommy Jo Pauley, Mrs. Thomas McRoy, Mrs. Ida Camp, Mrs. James Mathis, Clifford James Johnson, all of Hope. DISMISSED: Mrs. W. Waters, Mrs. Frank O'Rorke, Mrs. Thomas McRoy, Donal Jones, Ben Hacker, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lambright, W. H. Peterson, Robbie Monk, Mrs. Richard Leonard and baby, David Stevenson, Mrs. Kester Holmes, David Crews, Mrs. Hazel Sullivan, Mrs. Fay Brown, Jim Downs, Mrs. Avis Sinyard, Robert Porter, Mrs. —Velora Haltom photo with Star camera MRS. MICKEY BECHERER introduces W.R. Hoskyn, Secret Service Agent, to Hope B&PW Club. Miss Carla Turner feted at shower The home of Mrs. Herbert Hartsfield was the setting, Monday, September 9, for a shower honoring Miss Carla Turner, bride-elect of Raymond Haynie. Corsages of blue carnations were presented to the honoree, and to Mrs. Carl Ray Turner, mother of the bride-elect, and to Mrs. Billy Grouse, sister of the groom-elect. The honoree's chosen colors, turquoise and purple, were noted on the serving table and throughout the house. The honoree received many lovely gifts, after which blue and white petits fours, mixed nuts, and fruit punch were served to the 38 guests. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Herbert Hartsfield, Mrs. Lyle Allen, Mrs. James Cecil Rogers, Mrs. Raymond Byers, Mrs. Horace Samuels, Mrs. Jewel Still Sr., Mrs. Ambrose Hamm, and other members of the Builders' Sunday School Class of Garrett Memorial Baptist Church. NEW ARRIVALS Mr. and Mrs. James R. Mathis, baby boy, born Sept. 15. GENERAL Vera Quillen, Mrs. Mary Tomlinson, all of Hope; Mrs. Mrs. E.G. CalllOOn hosts Victory EHC Maryetta Cott, Tollett. J The Victory Extension Homemakers' Club met in the home of Mrs. E.G. Calhoon on last Wednesday afternoon. The president, Mrs. Kenneth Petre, opened the meeting and all repeate the Pledge of Allegiance. New yearbooks were distributed. A new song sheet has. been added. Mrs. Vince Willett led in singing, "Put Your Hand in the Hand", and the "Riddle Song." For the devotional the hostess read the 34th Psalm from the A lot of questions coriefning the duties of a Secret Service Agent were answered by W.R. rtoskyns as he spoke to the Mope B&PW Club Thursday night at the Town and Country rtestaufaht. Mrs. Mickey Bechefer introduced Mf. Hoskyns who told the local club about the duties of an Agent. He told them of the protection given President Ford and his immediate family; former president,. their widows (until death or remarriage) and minor children (until they reach 16 years of age.) Mr. Hoskyns also showed slides on how money is made, step by step, and how counterfeit money is made, also. He cautioned them to make sure that proper identification is listed on the back of the check. Margaret Park presided over the meeting with 33 members and 13 guests present. She reminded the members of the Southwest District Fall Conference in Texarkana September 14-15 and urged all members to attend. Margie Vickers and Dee McMurrough outlined the Chicken Spaghetti Supper that will be held at the Hope High School Cafeteria Friday night October 4. Tickets to the various shows of the Third District Fair were given out to be sold. Other guests, besides Mrs. Hoskyns, at the club meeting were Mrs. Bill Routon, Mrs. Jeff High, Al Park, Terry Becherer, Tommy Montgomery, Kenneth McMurrough, Bill Mudgett, Bud Collier, William Hal torn, Ted Maryman, Edward Jackson, and Roy Mouser. Hostesses for the evening were the membership committee, Majorie Rogers, chairman, Mickey Becherer, Lois Rivers, Lena Maryman, and Nan Jackson. BRANCH HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Cletis Baker, Hugh Palmer DuPree, Martha Orr, all of Hope; Clifton Formby, Patmos; Charlie White, Lewisville, DISCHARGED: Ruth Perry, Hope; B. V. Jester, Patmos; Blanche Galloway, Ashdown; Carolyn Fox, Nashville. POLLY'S POINTERS Chair legs stain her light carpet By Polly Cramer === Polly's Problem =—— DEAR POLLY - The legs on a mahogany chair made ugly dark stains on my celery-colored wool carpet. I hope some reader can tell me how to remove these mahogany-colored stains from the carpet. I have now. put moleskin on the bottoms of the chair legs to prevent it happening again but damage is already there. - MRS.H.W.M. DEAR POLLY — My Pet Peeve is having to pick up trash scattered by stray dogs. It seems the makers of trash bags could treat them with a dog repellent for a very slight extra charge. - MRS.R.B.H. DEAR POLLY — Virginia asked for something to use to remove a sticky residue left on her refrigerator after adhesive-backed paper was removed. I have had excellent results svith men's regular ore-electric shave lotion. It is also good 1 for removing price labels that stores put on some products. - OPAL. DEAR POLLY - Virginia could put some lighter fluid on a soft cloth and rub off that sticky residue left when adhesive-backed paper was taken off her refrigerator. When removed wipe with damp cloth, dry and wax. — JUNE. DEAR POLLY - Use soft drink bottles that have no return value as rolling pins when baking. 1 am sure you all know they also make decorative candle holders, too. Let us all avoid throwaway pollution. — CLAIRE. DEAR POLLY — 1 have found a good use for the framework left from an old and broken swing set. Buy a large sheet of canvas or any other desired material that will withstand water (rain) and cover the framework to make a tent for the kids. - R.M. DEAR POLLY - 1 have a small hook <a cup hook will do; on the inside of my closet door and a paper clip hangs from the hook. When I purchase a new item of clothing for anyone in the family 1 immediately attach the sales slip to the paper clip. No more lost receipts either. They are always handy if I need to return a garment. Naturally after several wearings or a washing 1 cannot return the item so 1 throw away the receipts. - LINDA. You will receive a dollar if Polly uses your favorite home-making idea, Pel Peeve, Polly's Problem or solution to a problem Write Polly in care of this newspaper. M-.ttM'AI'tK LSI KlU'Ki^h A.Vi.N HOW TO SAVE ENERGY- CITIZENS' GROUP OFFERS GUIDE A 64-page booklet, "Citizen Action Guide to Energy Conservation," is available from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, for $1.75 (Stock No. 4QOO-00300J. It is published by the Citizens' Advisory Committee on Environmental Quaihty. The guide tells how to save energy in homes, commercial buildings, and industrial plants. It also suggests ways of organizing local energy conservation programs. Living Bible. Mrs. Joe Willett gave an interesting and informative les'jon, "Escape from Home Fires". Mrs. Cecil Smith gave a family relations report in the form of a poem, "Have You Earned One More Tomorrow?" Roll call was answered by nine members with the family's plan for escape in case of fire. Secretary Mrs. L.J. Hampton gave the secretary-treasurer's report. Vice president Mrs. Dexter Alford read a poem entitled, "The Art of Forvive- ness." The meeting adjourned with recitation of the Homemakers' Prayer. Refreshments of frosted lime punch, cookies and tidbits were enjoyed by all. The next meeting will be at Mrs. L.J. Hampton's on October 2. Party Meatballs The specialty of a hostess in Port Washington, L.I., N.Y. 2 pounds ground beef round 1 egg 1 medium onion, finely grated (pulp and juice) 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup chili sauce V 2 cup grape jelly 1 tablespoon lemon juice Thoroughly mix together beef, unbeaten egg, onion and salt. Ron into 1-inch balls — about 80. In a large skillet stir together the chili sauce, grape jelly and lemon juice; heat, stirring, until jelly dissolves. Add a single layer of meat balls and cook, stirring gently, until meat balls firm up — about 10 minutes. With a slotted spoon remove meat balls and add remaining meat balls, cooking as before. Return all meat balls to skillet and cook gently spooning off fat as it rises to the top, for 10 to 20 minutes. If desired, cook ahead, but do not bother spooning off fat; chill meat balls and sauce separately. Before reheating meat balls in sauce,remove congealed fat from sauce. FALL CURTAIN GOING UP ON ACT111 LADIES SPECIALTY SHOP «•» ff -»-; -ir •*»•» *•••• <••»• •«•» 4 OJou BY ANN D. ALLEN Math is the name of one of the games the newest you has to play. So many $ of income; this many $ for rent, that many for car payment, lot insurance, food, and so forth. There's a lot of talk about food prices, what the dollar will or won't buy. What'a often missing is a comparison with wages and other goods or services. Let the newest you consider that since 1947 wages have increased 208%, medical care 180% and all services 167%. Comparisons may be odious, as a famous author said, but isn't it only fair to look at food prices in relation to those figures? Meat, fish and poultry ore up 100%, fruits and vegetables 104%, while milk and dairy products posted an increase of only 06%. Now, if wages had gone up only as much as food prices, do you realize that the average worker would have to take a cut of 39% in his 1972 earnings? Or, looking at it another way, if food prices had kept pace with wages, the typical household would have spent $2,365 yearly for food instead o/ $1,311 in 1972. The newest you doesn't really need to be a math major to figure that FOOD is still a bargain, comparatively speaking and that milk still tops even that list. In the Bag This fall say goodbye to the waistline. The chemise is back covering all imperfections. Foot Strength Here's the newest improvement on the exercise sandal ... the latest version has hundreds of little rubber tips all over the inside sole, creating multiple stimulation points on your foot. Saenger THEATRE Tonite7:30 Tuesday-Wednesday The Great Escape Adventure Of All Time. JPGj-s;-

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