Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 30, 1974 · Page 3
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Monday* September :ii), HOPE (AM.) Sf Att Page He's a reconditioned exhibitionist By Abigail Van Buren © 1974 by Th» Chicago Tribune DEAR ABBY: I read the letter from "Scared," the 19-year-old girl who just found out that her steady boyfriend had been arrested several times for indecent exposure. Thank you for your compassionate and understanding attitude. You said, "It's an illness. He needs therapy." Abby, you are so right. I am a 28-year-old man who was cursed with that illness for about 15 years. It's called "exhibitionism." And it's as difficult to control as alcoholism. In plain language, it's an uncontrollable urge to expose oneself. I was normal in all other respects and couldn t understand this fierce urge I seemed powerless to control. I won't go into the humiliation, problems with the law and tremendous guilt feelings I suffered until I finally found a psychologist who knew how to treat this illness. He used the "conditioning" technique, and it cured me. I have been married for five years to a woman who stood by me through the worst. She gave me the courage to seek professional help, and the strength the stick with the New Kits Are Aid To Creativity P.S. Abby, because I trust you, and know that you will not betray that trust, I am signing my real name and address. If you print my letter, please don't divulge my name or location. Although I am cured, and, God willing, will never regress, I am still ashamed of my past. DEAR EX: Because I feel that an unenlightened society has misunderstood this problem for years I shall print your letter. '"" Perhaps in an effort not to seem self-serving, you failed to mention an important fact: Exhibitionists are usually gentle, non-violent people, and the chances of their attacking anyone are very, very remote. But in fairness to society, exhibitionists cannot be allowed to go about traumatizing children and shocking adults. . Those who sincerely wish to overcome their problem have an excellent chance of being helped, either by psychotherapy or conditioned reflex therapy. I urge those who are still fighting this battle to seek out such help. DEAR ABBY: "Stumped Divorcee" didn't know how to say "no" to a man. (She said, "If I had never been married, I could say I was saving myself for marriage, but a divorcee can't say that.") I have a solution for her: I was a divorcee for ten years, i never said "no" to a man because I didn't want him to think I was a prude. And I never said "yes" because I didn't want him to think I was a tramp. So 1 always said "maybe. It worked like a charm. I had so many proposals I couldn't count.them. • ..,.,;.«..„-«,. 5J I am now married to the greatest guy in the world**,,«, * THE MAYBE GIRL DEAR MAYBE: I can only assume that your "maybe" turned into a "yes." What was the time schedule on that? DEAR ABBY: I am a woman who is very much in love with a man who says he loves me, but I can't seem to hang on to him. He disappears for weeks at a time and I don't know how to locate him. When he is gone I just about go crazy. He is gone now. I went to a spiritual person who does healing, reads palms, and communicates with people who are far away. She says she can help me get my man back for good, but first I have to sign up for a program which costs $50 for the first session, and $10 every two weeks after that. I don't have a lot of money, but I would sure pay that much to get my man back. Should I sign up? LOUISIANA DEAR LA: Save your money and report that "spiritual person" to the Better Business Bureau and the Bunco Division of your local police department. If your man loves you, you won't need a third party to get him back. He'll COME back. •••f * Everybody has a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply, write to ABBY: Box No. 69700, L.A., Calif. 90069. Enclose stamped, self-addressed envelope, please. For Abby's new booklet, "What Teen-agers Want to Know," send $1 to Abigail Van Buren, 132 Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills, Calif. 90212. Zesty gelatin salad great companion juice and salt. Chill until slightly thickened. Fold in cranberries and remaining ingredients. Pour mixture into 3-quart mold. Chill until firm. Unmold and garnish with crisp salad greens and serve with mayonnaise, if desired. Makes one 3-quart mold. By VIVIAN BROWN AP Newsieatuf es Wfltef Patriotism has ^ hit the kit market and one of the newest db-iUybufseU items is a Betsy Ross Flag Kit. As the kit interest expands, people are making throw fugs, Wall aft, glassware, baskets and countless bthef things. In fact you can build a model of the house of your dreams by using a kit with miniaturized modules that permits you to plan any kind of dwelling — weekend house in the country or spacious home for a large family. Twenty-two modules provide a lot of leeway in the model you choose, New kits help you create wire sculpture and string art. And there are hanging garden kits that may provide plants in 10 days for instant gardeners. There are^so many kinds of kits,available that some people have spent vacations rigging up their Christmas gifts and tree ornaments. Others have turned their kits into hobbies — ship kits or flower beading — that become paying propositions. It is estimated that a quarter of the billion dollar hobby market is in craft kits and supplies. Although there are cheese kits and wine kits, at least one wine and cheese kit puts it all together, making a pound of Cheddar cheese and five bottles of wine. Another one for the culinary crowd provides yogurt, cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese and sourdrough starter with all the necessary ingredients. In the homes area, kits are extremely popular. Rug crafter kits are providing a change of pace to needlepointers. Instead of a needle, one uses a latch hook, tying maybe eight thousand knots of Acrilan rug yarn as it is pulled through a pfe* printed canvaS design. Ofte that is 20 by 27 Inches With bright colored yarns is also Useful as a decorative Wall hanging, The flag kit, 43Vi inches by 2? inches, is touted as easy<does* it. Sew the 13 stripes together and embroider 13 stars. The kit includes cotton fabric, a hand' screened blue field With stars, embroidery thread and instructions. .' ,.. An open-work embroidery kit contains directions and materials for place mats and napkins. And there are kits for turning bottles into glass con> tainers and table glassware. Limestone and gemstone chips are the beginnings of rock sculpture in one kit that comes with all the wood, wire, foils 1 sandpaper, fixatives and even the plastic-base,' for-making some decorative objects. And just in time for the new fall fashions again emphasizing decorative trims, is a kit that provides sparkling trims. The kit contains a sew-on sequin ap- plique with iron-on transfer pattern, sequins and fashionable trims in assorted colors and shapes. ' The ancient art of tablet weaving — believed to have been developed in the Iron Age — is revived in one kit where the tablet is used for loom-like effects. In tablet weaving different colored threads are put through holes in the tablets (cards). The pattern is developed by the direction in which the cards are flipped. The kit's materials include those for a pouch bag in the hourglass pattern. The contents include 30 pre-cut weaving tablets, a shuttle and 17 balls of cotton yarn in various colors. Another fashion item for the Wometi'snews Mrs, Annette Rogers Phone 777-3431 Calendar of events RUG CRAFTER KIT—Each strand of Acrilan is pulled through the pre-printed canvas and individually knotted with a latch-hook to produce the handsome pattern in bright colors. Monday, September 30 Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Monday, September 30, at 8 p.m. in the House of Hope on the corner of Spring Hill Road and Jones Street. These meetings are planned for every Monday night, for further information please call, 7-2512 or 7-3701. Tuesday, October 1 The Hempstead Republican Women's Club and the Hempstead County Committee will have a joint meeting on Tuesday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Jim and Penny Gary. The program will be presented by Ron Etherton, covering the constitutional amendments that will appear on the ballot in November. Lynn Etherton will be co- hostess for the evening. Alpha Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will have its first 1974-75 meeting on Tuesday, October 1, at 3:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs, Edith Brown on Ross ton Road* Thursday* October 3 The Golden Age Club will meet in regular session at the Douglas Building at 1:30 Thursday, October 3. Jimmy Wallace from Unity Baptist Church will bring the program. . Jr.;,'.'. • ' Monday, October 7 The Lydia-t Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church, teacher Mrs. Reese Chambless, will have a dinner meeting Monday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Restaurant. NOTICE: No wedding or engagement pictures will be returned unless accompanied by self addressed and stamped envelope. Pictures may be picked up at the Star office after they run in paper. junior crowd is a bargello needlepoint kit with materials to make a little clutch bag or shoulder bag. There are a number of ceramic figurine kits for the pre-teen set, and a music box kit that can be enjoyed by anyone. The kit kit with an authentic Thorens music works with popular tunes comes with stain, varnish, brushes and hardware. Mrs. Cora Lee Baker will Home where she is celebrate her 81st birthday recuperating from a broken Monday, September 30. She is a hip. resident of Pinehope Nursing Hamiltons get together in Michigan Hospital Notes Four generations of Hamiltons gathered recently at Torch Lake near Eastport, Michigan. Heading the clan was Cleveland A. Hamilton of Dermott. Hamilton usually resides with his daughter, Velma Lee and her husband, D.P. Morgan. He moved to Dermott three years ago from McCaskill, where he had been a lifelong resident. - Hamilton was in - Eastport n yisilirf^ his son, Reese; his grandson, Richard, and his great grandchildren, Becky and Chuck Hamilton. C.A. Hamilton will be 90 years old in January and he experienced his first airplane flight last month when his son Reese felw down to accompany him from Dallas, Tex. to Traverse City, Mich. The flight went so well Mr. Hamilton has decided that airplanes are here to stay, his son. Reese reported. By Aileen Claire NEA Food Editor No matter the season, molded gelatin salads add color to the table and refresh the palate. Cranberry juice and fresh or frozen cranberries add a bittersweet zest to a salad that makes it a good companion to meats, poultry, game and fish. This is a salad that will keep and some will enjoy it as a separate dish, especially those who are dieting. CRANBERRY-VEGETABLE RELISH MOLD 2 cups boiling water 4 packages (3 ounces each) pineapple-orange gelatin 4 cups cranberry juice cocktail V% cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups fresh cranberries, ground 1 cup diced drained water chestnuts 3 cups cooked or canned sliced carrots 2 cups minced celery 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped Add boiling water to gelatin. Stir until dissolved. Add cranberry juice, lemon iNKWSPAPEK ENTEKPKISE ASSN i Helpful Hints Hair Analysis Many beauty salons are equipped now with a new type of microscope which determines Ihe hair's protein structure. Now you can view your awn hair magnified many times. This is an aid lo analy/e hair problems. Keeping Clean Emulsion skin cleansers are elegant lo use. They sometimes are preferred by \yomen who like the fluidity and spreadability of a liquid for cleansing the face. Fun & Health Make body-toning exercises fun by joining a local public club that offers a variety of invigorating activities such as tennis, swimming, fencing. g> uiuastics or belly dancing. Audubon Society meets A cosy fire burning in the fireplace at the Experiment Station Club house made the setting for a meeting on last Thursday night of the Hope- Hempstead County Audubon Society, Eighleen,members enjoyed a poiluck dinner and afterwards Roy Zinger brought the program. He showed slides, and commented on them, on the Grand Tetons of Wyoming, and also on a variety of butterflies and wood flowers. The society welcomes anyone lo join who is interested in learning and identifying birds. Attention is called to the public in regard to the numerous flights of geese now passing overhead. The earliest report locally, of lhe|r flight South for the winter, was received on August 28th. The second Sunday of a given month will be set aside by the group to observe and classify ihe numerous birds in this area. This will be an afternoon field uip and all interested people are asked to watch the calendar of events and plan to participate. Officers for the year are : Roy Zinger, president; Dr. Herbert Rogers, vice-president; Justice Hamm, secretary-treasurer; and I-avela Mouser, reporter. Coverup When trying to cover dark circles under eyes avoid white cQverups. They only Look unnatural and draw more attention to circles. Choose a color a shade lighter than your skin and blend it uader the eyes carefully. —Obey all traffic laws. BRANCH GENERAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Lou Bertha Pearson, Richard. Stroud, Mike Burns, Ronald Neal and Laura Powell, all of Hope; Alha Black, Palmos. DISMISSED: Sue Whitley, Homer West, Ansley Gilbert, Debra McMillan and baby girl, all of Hope. MEMORIAL HOSPITAL }•• ADMITTED: Mrs. Walter «| • Cross.'Glen Gilbert, Mrs: Ben Perkins, Miss Bess Warren, Mrs. Leona Brown, J. A. Collier, Mrs. Riley Vickers, Cecil Weaver, Dee Roberts, W. H. Pelerson, all of Hope; Mrs. Beulah Johnson, Washington; Hay ward Cross, Ozan; Vernest C. Stone, Blevins. DISMISSED: Mrs. Gaylord Solomon, Glendon Frontz, David Flenory, Mrs. Cora Hulchens, Mrs. Beulah Brantley, Clinton E. Turner, all of Hope; Mrs. Fannie Rinkle, Emmet; Mrs. Josephine Webb, and Hay ward Cross, both of Ozan. Cast iron pan turns food black By Polly Cramer Polly's Problem «• DEAR POLLY — I have some cast iron cookware that I enjoy using but have a problem with a two-quart sauce pan that turns everything black. I have no trouble with the other pieces, I hope someone,can..tell..me. what I can do to this pan. Any advice' wiIrbe v greatly appreciated. — MARIE. FOUR GENERATIONS OF HAMILTON'S- Cleveland A. Hamilton (right) of Dermott is shown with his son, Reese Hamilton (Center) of Eastport, Mich., his grandson, Richard Hamilton (left) and two of his great grandchildren Becky and Chuck Hamilton of Torch Lake in northwestern Michigan. Well Placed Organize your pierced earrings and protect them from loss in a small brass box. One design has eight compartments and a pair of tiny tongs to pick up the minute earrings. It's convenient lo pack for travel, too. Change snacks to improve dental health By Gaynor Maddox There is a new image of the dentist. No longer is he approached only in a crisis situation — to make extractions and fill cavities. Today more patients listen to him advise them on what foods they should eat to improve their general and, thus, dental health. Modern nutrition has become one of his healing tools. , # "Dental carjes - decay of the tooth — is a major threat to young people," according to Dr. A.E. Nizel. "One of the first bits of advice I have for them is to watch their snacks. They are prodigious snackers. But unfortunately most of their snacks are cariogenic - meaning caries producing." He is professor of nutrition and preventive dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston and a visiting professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology "I suggest, 1 ' he continued, "they add other snacks that are not caries producing, such as peanuts, pretzels, corn chips - a big favorite with lots of people. And. of course, pizza and hamburgers. That's a pretty lively list for an\ teen-ager "These snacks are all sugar-free. Thai is why they are so important in dental health. Sugar is one of the major causes of loolh decay The sugar in candies and soft drinks, cakes and cookie.s turns to acid when it comes in contact with the bacterial plaque of the surfaces of teeth. This acid formation occurs within seconds and lasts 20 or 30 minutes. The exposure of tooth enamel to deminerali/ing acids can be measured by the number of times you snack on sugar- sweetened foodstuffs. When 1 say to a young patient while examining him for dental caries, 'Yoi|r tooth was being eaten away' by acid for an hour and 20 minutes yesterday,' for example, he will listen and decide to try peanuts and pretzel more and chocolate candy and cake less," he observes. Asked if natural sugars such as honey and brown sugar are less likely to produce caries than refined sugar, he replies: "No. Honey and brown sugar and maple syrup are just as caries-producing as refined sugar. Also, dried fruits such as raisins, figs, dates and prunes, which have a high concentration of simple sugars, are also very cariogenic." Recognizing that some sweet snacks are going to be eaten by young patients, he urges that they eat more of the nonsweet type. He adds cheese curls, submarine sandwiches, smoked sausages and popcorn to his original list, most fresh fruits, carrots, celery, tomatoes, crackers and toast. "I don't think our young friends need starve. They just need lo exercise betler selection in their snacking." Also, since sugar meets Ihe baclerial plaque of Ihe teelh and is changed into enamel- deslroying acid, Dr. Nizel recommends lhal his palienls wash Iheir leelh with water before indulging in sweet snacks - a bil difficult for mosl lo do DEAR POLLY - My Pel Peeve is wilh those people who allow their small children to hold up lines at a drive-in bank just so they can take the money tube out, put it back, drop it and take up more.and more time. This may be all right when there is no one in back but very thoughtless when a line of people are idling their car motors waiting. Also, children pushing carts in supermarkets can be a real hazard. How often I have been nearly crippled as a child went by pushing a cart very fast and with no regard for the heels of those trying to do their shopping. - MRS.G.L. DEAR POLLY - I found Mrs.H.O.N.'s letter suggesting that motorcycles not be allowed to take vacant parking spaces but go to undesignated areas rather infuriating. We cyclists must take a driver's test to get a license just the same as the driver of an automobile. We must buy license plates just like carowners and are subject to all rules of the road, fines and penalties just as car drivers. I say we are entitled to a parking space in any parking lot for we would certainly get a ticket it improperly parked. After all the nickel we put in the meter is worth as much as the nickel put in by the driver of a car. — KAREN. DEAR POLLY - To erase a white mark, such as powder, from any black material just rub a small piece of the black fabric over the white or light mark and it will disappear. — MRS.L.R.R. DEAR POLLY - Quilt making again has become so popular that I am embroidering my initials and the date in a corner of each quilt I make. Whenever the quilt becomes an heirloom my grandchildren, etc., will have some sort of record concerning it. My mother had many old quilts that we would love to know more about such as when they were made and by whom. — MRS.W.McA. DEAR GIRLS — Do the same with your needlepoint. — POLLY. You will receive a dollar if Polly uses your favorite home-making idea, Pet Peeve, Polly's Problem or solution to a problem. Write Polly in care of this newspaper. (NEWSPAPER ENTEKPKISE ASSN.) Smart Length Before buying a short, above-the-knee skirt, ask yourself if you have the legs to show wearing it. There are other skirt lengths available now that may suit you better. Waist cincher An easy way to update your wardrobe this year is to wear a wide crushed belt with skirts and slacks. Saenger THEATRE TONITE 7:00 TUESPAY-WEPNESPAY HisnaiHissoi ultimate sin! We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation for every service and kindness rendered by our many friends and neighbors during the loss of our loved one. The Family of Lois L. Wheelington snmomER Ste^ yr.&>- *' {•£. -, i^-~ - Dairq Queen 917E. 3rd ST. Reg. U.S. Pat. Oil. AraTD.« Corp 1974 Aw. 1>.Q. Corp COLO8 THEUAC AMGU TQMPKIKS H1CKMAR PRODUCTIONS. INC A CROWN INTE

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