Monday, October 28, 1974 HOPE (ARK.) STAR Page Arnett-Purtle engagement told —Clyde Davis photo MISS PAMELA SUE ARNETT Mr. and Mrs. William J. Arnett of Emmet announce the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Sue, to Rickey Purtle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hesterly Purtle Jr. of Route 1, Emmet. The wedding will be an event of January 4 at 7 in the evening in the First United Methodist Church of Emmet. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Coming and Going Gary Palmer of Carl Albert College in Poteau, Okla. has been a visitor with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Palmer and his sister and her family, the "Pat" Pattons. Mrs. Woodard Cox went to El Dorado to meet her hew granddaughter, Tracy Leigh Cox, who was born Thursday, October 24 to Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Cox. Elbert May Jr. of Odessa, Tex. is spending several days with his daughter, Mrs. Randy (Carol) McBay and Mr. McBay and his mother, Mrs. Elbert May ST. Mrs. Elbert May ST. has returned from a two weeks vacation with her son, Mack and his family in Cadillac, Mich. Bill Hiscott has returned to Tucson, Ariz, after coming to Blevins for the funeral of his mother, Mrs. June Olea. Mr. and Mrs. Leland Rhodes of La Mirada, Calif, paid a surprise birthday visit to their cousin, Mrs. J, Houston Gunter and Mr. Gunter on Saturday. Family Lib Learning about the '30s the hard way By Joanne and Lew Koch (Note: Today's column is written by Lew) Like millions of other American families, the Kochs are slowly being forced to change their pattern of existence. We have Ilmost no clues as to why we have to change, but we do. Food has three, four, five price stickers pasted on it, each higher than the next. Bosses who are really decent and caring Ire still not able to give you a raise for the next 12 months - although the price of milk and meat has risen 12 U While we are being asked to build it ourselves, grow Mt ourselves and cheerfully pay more taxes, the oil industry Solemnly notifies us that it will cost more this year to -heat our Ses while they continue to get their lucrative tax was at a party recently with a former professor of economics and I asked him, with more than a touch of bitterness fn my voice, why all those brilliant economists couldn t come up with answers that work. "They can," came the ex-professor s reply, on the blackboard. Everything works out iust fine when you theorize a perfectly competitive world. It's when those same blackboard answers are applied to the more complex, more monopolistic real world, that they don't work. Which is the reason I stopped being a professor of economics. . . The very neb publicly proclaim that the smell in the air is the attar of prosperity, just around the corner. In the privacy of the ? homes, after the taking of brandy and cigars they acknowledge a distinctly Thirties stench which brings them «^£*££titt£& -ote a book called "Hard Times "an oral history of the Great Depression. Terkel notes tha in 1930? Andrew Mellon, secretary of the Treasury, predicted that ". - - during the year, the country will make ru had something characteristically frank and saUy os about Mellon. Merle Miller's oral biography of Truman "Plain Speaking", quotes Truman as saying that Mellon S his theories and policies and power to make the rich richer and poor poorer . . . There just wasn t anybody in a position of power in Washington at that time who gave a good goddamn what happened to people. O m cers Well-oaid economic theoreticians and cabinet otticers making 60 grand a year aren't worried about their mortgage pyrnenfs o g r the cost of food on their table or their medical But 1 have a hunch if those policy-makers had to live on what the "average American family ta eanung .these days, the theories and policies would be a lot different. To "he rfcla recession may be depressing. For the rest of us a recession feels dangerously similar to a depression. Cop) right id W4 Le*is anil Joanne Koch Women s news Mrs* Annette Rogers Phone 777*3431 Calendar of events Monday, October 28 Plans for the new year will be made when the Third District Arts and Crafts Club meets Monday, October 28, in the Jack Lowe home in Oakhaven. All members are encouraged to be there. Tuesday, October 29 The Jell B. Graves Sunday School Class of the First United Methodist Church will have a polluck in the recreation room of the church Tuesday, October 29 at 7 p.m. Hostesses will be Mrs. David Griffin, Mrs,. Herbert Bristow, Miss Elsie Snyker, Mrs. Maggie Cowling and Mrs. Wade Gilbert. Wednesday, October 30 The Elementary and Jr. High U.M!Y. of United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Halloween Carnival and Hot Dog supper from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 30. Tickets will be on sale for the supper at the door for $1. Fun for all: Haunted house; pie throwing; ducking for apples; and many other fun things. Bring the whole family - from the babies to the grandmothers. The public is invited. Thursday, October 31 Emmet PTA is sponsoring a chili supper at the annual Halloween Carnival at the school, Thursday, October 31. Serving will begin at 6:30 p.m. and tickets will be $1 adults and 65c for children. Proceeds will be used for drapes for the new school building. The parents of Head Start children at Guernsey School will sponsor a Halloween Carnival on Thursday, October 31 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the School. For 25c there will be lots of games and prizes for everyone. Bobcaw PTA, Bodcaw, Ark. will have an old time Halloween carnival, Thursday, October 31 in the school gym at 7 p.m. Friday, November 1 Extension Homemakers Christmas Fair 2-6 p.m., November 1 in the Fair Park Cbliseum. Christmas Decoration, Ornament and food ideas available free of charge. Nov. 5,12,19, 26, Dec. 3 NOTICE: An adult education class for welding beginners will be held on 5 consecutive Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Hope High School Agri building, lessons, which will be taught by Larry Meeks, will be on November 5, 12, 19, 26 and December 3. A fee of. $3 will be charged. All equipment will be furnished. Interested persons please call 7-3451, Larry Meeks or Troy Buck. Wednesday, November 6 District 16 of the Nurses' Association (AJS.&A.) will meet in the conference room of the DeQueen General Hospital at DeQueen at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 6. Those wishing to form a car pool are asked to call either Mrs. Juanita Rice or Mrs. Wilma Booker. Thursday, November 14 A meeting of persons interested in organizing a chapter of A.A.R.P. and-or N.R.T.A. is planned for Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 at the Douglas building. Details of the plans will be given at a date nearer; the time of the meeting. 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. HOMES FOR AMERICANS LOWER LEVELS AN IDEALLY LOCATED kitchen and recreation room provide indoor-outdoor living at the grade level, with service to the rear terrace. Plan HA851Y has a covered entry to double front entrance doors, with generous foyer. There also is an entrance from garage to foyer. The living room has an interesting bow window. The upstairs split bath has two doors, into the hallway and directly into the master, bedroom. Lower level square footage is 913; upper is 618. Herman H. York, 9(W)4 161st St., Jamaica, N.Y. 11432 is architect. Anyone wishing to know the cost of the blueprint can write to York, enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope. ~~~~ Helpful Hints B&PW coffee big success DURING NATIONAL Business Women's Week, the Hope B&PW Club held a coffee on Thursday in a salute to all working women. The coffee which was in the Chamber of Commerce Office from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 2 IBIRTHSA Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Cox of El Dorado announce the arrival of an 8 pound daughter, Tracy Leigh, on October 24. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Woodard Cox. Great grandmother is Mrs. Mattie Tomlin, all are of Hope. Mr. and Mrs. Bush Wheelus of El Dorado are maternal grandparents. Is this "zombie" married to a hypocrite? *.. Ji. V *••' £ i. «.'*•' •*• *•-*- '«•'•' .**... . . v....-<By Abigail Van Buren ID 1974 by Tht Chicago Tribune DEAR ABBY: Three years ago, after 26 years of marriage, I found out that my husband had been unfaithful to me. He is a very special person—kind, honest, friendly, and very active in our church. He travels some, and this infidelity occurred when he was away from home. Since this happened, I haven't been myself. I feel like a zombie. I am play-acting instead of saying the things I reaUy want to say to him. I love him very much, and thought he loved me, too, but if he did, how could this have happened? I've searched my thoughts trying to understand where I failed him, but I haven't been able to come up with an answer. When I see him praying in church every Sunday I wonder how he ca"n be such a hypocrite. Please help me. STILL HURTING DEAR STILL: You say that you "know" your husband was unfaithful. How can you be sure —unless he admits it? Have you asked him? If you haven't, do. If he denies it, believe him. If he admits it, then ask him why he felt the need to stray, but don't be disappointed if he can't answer that, question. We don't always know the reasons for our actions. Clear the air. Quit torturing yourself with doubts. And don't prejudge him. A church isn't a museum for saints—it's a hospital for sinners. (Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.) DEAR ABBY: I am planning my wedding and need an opinion from someone outside my family. My parents are divorced and I have lived with my mother since early childhood. She has been a wonderful mother not only to me but to my brothers and sisters. She always thought of her children first. My father contributed nothing to my upbringing. Not even the child support the court ordered him to pay. I didn't respect him when I was a child, and I still don't. Although I think the tradition of the bride's father "giving away" his daughter is beautiful, I want my mother to give me away instead. What do you think of such an odd switch? Do I dare suggest it? MAMMA'S GIRL DEAR GIRL: It's your wedding, and I see no reason why your mother shouldn't give you away if that's what you want. Tell whomever will officiate at your wedding about your wishes. It makes sense to me. (P.S. I once attended a lovely wedding where, in response to the clergyman's question, "Who gives this woman in marriage?" «h* mother and father replied in unison, "We do!") the Whip butter or margarine with honey and nutmeg and serve as a delightful topping for French toast. To make a supper omelet a hearty offer ing, serve it with a cheese sauce to which a little diced cooked ham is added. DEAR ABBY: I like the way you remind your readers to be a little more patient with their elderly parents. My mother is an 88-year-old widow who doesn't need any extra patience as yet, ind I doubt if she ever will. She reads and writes in seven languages, and proof-reads the Hebrew lettering for marble tombstones. Mom owns a duplex. She lives downstairs, alone, and rents the upstairs to a 92-year-old retired sea captain named Jack. Jack is bright, alert and sharp as a tack. The other day when my brother Dave was visiting our mother, in his cute and kidding way he said, "Ma, what's this I hear about you fooling around with Jack?" With a twinkle in her eye, Mom shot back, "Don't worry, son, I'm on the pill!" SIDNEY R. IN BRANDON, VT. DEAR SIDNEY: Thanks for sharing a cheerer-upper. Everyone 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. Hope (Ark.) Star photo by Pod Rogers to 4 p.m. was attended by several hundred people, who by coming showed their appreciation of the club's service to the community. This perky little scarecrow may not "scare" anyone, but youngsters love him, and he makes a delightful table centerpiece. Just follow the simple stcp-by-step directions, and he's yours. This design is from a new book-"A World of Designs With Styrofoam" — available at most craft and hobby stores. The Happy Scarecrow Enlarge the patterns. Lay the the body pattern on a piece of Styrofoam 12" X 12" X 1" thick, and cut out. Lay the patterns for the jacket and vest on felt, and cut out. Lay the patterns for the hat on burlap, and cut out. Use a 4" ball of plastic foam for the head. With a pencil eraser press in and indent lines on the pumpkin head, as shown (fig. 1). Paint head orange. Paint the scarecrow's pants blue and the arms black. Use a 6" base of plastic foam, painted orange, to hold scarecrow. Fasten the head to the body using wooden picks dipped in glue. Fasten the legs to the base using two pieces of wooden dowels. Glue the felt vest and coat to the figure. Cut the eyes, nose and mouth from black paper (sec pattern). Outline the eyes and mouth with a black, felt tip pen as shown (fig. 2). Glue eyes, nose and mouth to head. BLACK PAPER For the hair unravel threads of burlap 8" long. Cut a slice of foam from head and place these 8" pieces of burlap on the head. For the hat glue two pieces of burlap together with cardboard in between for strength. Place on head. For the arms and feet use a piece of burlap 2" X 10". Brush glue along one length as shown in figure 3. Unravel up to glue line. Roll this raveled strip, pin and glue in place. Hospital Notes MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Powell, Mrs. Nancy Duffie, Mrs. Blanche Lewallen, Mrs. Forrest Hairr, Mrs. Gary Damon, Henry Allen Parish, Mrs. Pearl Fulce, Mrs. H. E. Patterson, Ben H. Hacker, Mrs. John Allen, Lyle E. Jones, all of Hope; George Pickard, Bodcaw; Benjamin Jones, Ozan; Norman Poindexter, Emmet; Mrs. Fannie Boyd, Washington; Melvin Askew, McCaskill. DISMISSED: Porter Powers, Luke Treece, W. L. Tate, Lyle Jones, Mrs. Kate Dennis, Mrs. Archie Smith Jr. and baby, Mrs. Howard McMillen, Jack Butler, Jim Downs, Mrs. Eudora Bowles, Mrs. Garnett Thompson, Mrs. Mattie Hollingsworth, all of Hope; Mrs. Michael Adcock and baby of Lewisville; Mrs. Gilbert T. Wicker and baby and Mrs. Sidney Waller and baby, all of Prescott; Mrs. Carl Zumwalt, Blevins; James Green, Fulton. NEW ARRIVAL: Mr. and Mrs. Gary Damon, Hope, boy born October 27. BRANCH GENERAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Mrs. Effie McCulley, Mrs. Jewell Barr, ] Wayne Smith, and Rev. W. M. Martin, all of Hope; Mrs. Valarea Jefferson, Washington. DISMISSED: Mrs. Fairee Jones, Mrs. Mary Kim McDavitt, both of Hope; Charles Wade, Texarkana; Mrs. Odessa Shaw, Prescott; Mrs. Partheua Bowles, McNab. 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