The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 16, 1961 · Page 3
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Ottawa, Kansas
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Thursday, November 16, 1961
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Clark Gable Is Popular Subject For Biographers SEASON'S UNDERWAY - Robert Schwein, Ulysses, is ringed by a halo of pheasants killed this first week of the season. Plenty of birds were reported in the field for the 37-day season. Paola Eagles Encourage Self-Help Youth Program By BOB THOMAS AP Movie-TV Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Clark Gable, who died a year ago tor day, already is the subject of four printed biographies. The authors are his widow, his ex-secretary and two professional biographers. "Clark Gable — A Personal Portrait" (Prentice-Hall, $3.95) bears the by-line of Kathleen Gable, last of the star's five wives. It is indeed personal, perhaps too much so for some readers. Others will find it rewarding for a view of Gable's final years. The tone is set on the first page: "I needed all of Clark's courage and strength that night I left his hospital room for the last time. They had told me he was gone. But, of course, I tried to hold onto him. Heartstricken, I wouldn't let go. For two hours I held him in my arms. "Finally, I did what my husband would have expected me to do—I faced up to it. Pa was gone. I touched his cold face with my hand, in a last farewell, and I walked out of the room-" Another intimate view is offered in "Dear Mr. G-" (Little, Brown, $4.95) by Jean Garceau with Inez Cocke. Miss Garceau was employed by Gable for 21 years, and her book proves that a man can be a hero to his own secretary. She had been Carole Lombard's secretary, and it is in the Lombard marriage to Gable that she is most illuminating: "Clark's bedroom was done in beige and brown, with quilted beige wallpaper, a large green couch and attractive green chintz curtains. "The bed was of brown tufted leather. He had bookcases built around the desk and a dictionary stand installed. Clark never tried to hide his lack of formal education. 'I'm just a guy trying to learn,' he'd say." "The King: The story of Clark Pable" (Coward-McCann, $4.95) is the work of Charles Samuels, as-told-to author of the excellent memoir of Ethel Waters. Already serialized, the Gable book is to be published in January. Samuels takes a more external and perhaps more objective view of Gable. Much of the book is necessarily twice-told tales. But here are also some disclosures hat may surprise readers- Among them: That, Gable was a close man with a buck; that he was estranged from his father for many years; that he hated the "Adventure" ad line, - "Gable's back and Carson's got him"; that fie was obsessed with cleanliness. "Clark Gable" (Pyramid, 50 cents) is a workmanlike job by newspaperman George Carpozi jr. of the major events of the actor's life. These and the multitude of THE OTTAWA HERALD Thursday, Nov. 16, 1961 other accounts of Gable's life make him seem strangely distant on this anniversary of his death. The facts are there, but where i* the man? The fact remains that Gable was and is hard to capture in words. His set-jaw look and his cracking voice were known by everyone, but few claimed to understand him. Even close friends — there were few — admitted he was an enigma. PRODUCTION SALE REGISTERED ABERDEEN ANGUS CATTLE Wednesday, November 22, 1961, 1:00 P.M. At the Farm. 5 mi. North and t*/4 Wtst of Columbut, Kantfli 30 Head Serviceable Aged Bull* 10 Cow« with Calvct at tide 25 Bred Heifers 5 Open Heifera Featuring the get and Service of DorMoe'i Bardoliermere 80th Horn** place iileenmere 807th and Eileenmere 1211. Cattle with tiie scale and ruggedness plus outstanding pedigrees. P & M ANGUS FARM — Columbus, Kansas By BILL SCIIUL " Remember the story of the wealthy man who saw a barefooted beggar and bought the man a pair of shoes? Well, a year passed and he saw the man again and the beggar cried out that the shoes were worn out and would need to be replaced. A short time later the wealthy man met another beggar who needed a new coat, but this time he was wiser. "I will not buy you a coat," he replied, "but I will teach you how to work and you will never have need a coat again." This philosophy is being used by the Eagle Lodge No. 2673 in Paola. This fraternal order believes in helping the youth of the community by encouraging them to help themselves. R. E. Caloway, lodge president, explained: "We feel we should help our young people with start- Pittsburgh's Lead Is Cut By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pittsburgh, powerhouse of the American Basketball League, will attempt to lengthen its Eastern Division lead tonight against the weary Hawaii Chiefs. Their game is the only one in the new professional loop tonight and marks the sixth straight road contest for the Honolulu team, which has yet to play at home. Pittsburgh's lead was cut to I'/i games Wednesday night when the second-place Chicago Majors put on a fourth period burst and clipped Washington 96-91, the fourth straight loss for the Tapers. ing their own clubs and programs. If moral support is forth- oming from the citizens of the community, then the youngsters will feel they are working toward useful and constructive future." The lodge is sponsoring the Auto Crusaders Club which stresses safety programs in the operation of cars. It also has been lending a helping hand with youth Civil Defense and Secret Police activities. Realizing the greatest happiness comes from giving to others, the Eureka Jaycees each year conduct a Christmas shopping tour for under - privileged children. Each child is given a sum of money to purchase gifts for other members of the family. Year after year, this energetic group has sponsored various youth activities. Among those listed by club president Don Grove are the reorganization of a once defunct teentown; Teenage Road-e-o, a national Jaycee program to promote safe driving in conjunction with driver-training in schools, and competitive p r o- grams in sports and public speaking. The betterment of youth also is the major effort of the Pittsburg Jaycees who sponsor such activities as golf, tennis, little league baseball, Teenage Road-e-o, Easter egg hunts and a Christmas party for the under-privileged. Youngsters Fire 67sIn"Cajun" LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The weatherman boosted spirits today as the $15,000 'Cajun Classic golf tourney teed off following nearly a week of heavy rains. Almost two inches fell on the rolling Oakbourne Country Club course Wednesday, but two promising youngsters—Mason Rudolph of Clarksville, Tenn., and Jackie Cupit of Longview, Tex.—blasted through the water with four-under-par 67s in the pro-am event. The sizzling 67s by Cupit and Rudolph served notice that favorites Jay and Lionel Hebert, natives of Louisiana, and staccato- swinging Doug Sanders have their work cut out on the 6,534-yard course. But particular attention should be given to a matter brought forth by Marcel Henry Normand, the club secretary: He stated: "I believe that certain members of civic clubs would make excellent juvenile parole officers in their home counties. I know that in Crawford County we have at least one Jaycee member who has a boy paroled to him and everything is proceeding along just swell. If more civic club members would offer their services in the field of parole, it not only would assist each parolee to have his own private counselor but it would alleviate the workload of the probate court in the county." What do you think about that? Sounds like an excellent plan, doesn't it? Judges, law enforcement agencies, welfare workers and counselors have pointed out again and again that one of our greatest needs in the state is more probation officers. Full and even parttime probation officers cost money, and many counties simply do not have the available funds to provide adequate services in this field. By way of suggestion, if your group would be willing to consider this project, why don't you pay a visit to your juvenile judge, sheriff and police chief. You'll be surprised how willing they'll be to accept your offer of help. World Bowling Match To Open CHICAGO (AP)-A field of 128 men and 64 women will warm up tonight in a "parade of champions" for the fifth annual world's invitational match game bowling championship. The 10-day tourney, with a distribution of $48,240 in prize money, formally starts Friday with the entry list representing 25 states and Canada and Mexico. The preview in tonight's special competition for $3,000 in prizes will be followed by day and evening sessions for nine days and a climactic single daytime session on Sunday, Nov. 26- After the first four days, the fields will be sliced to 48 men and 32 women, a double round Tuesday, Nov. 21, will send 15 men and 15 women into the matchplay finals along with defending champions Don Carter of St. Louis and Marion Ladewig of Grand Rapids, Mich. You've Tried the Rest NOW TRY THE BEST See SAM. . . the Tire Man for Your Mud & Snow TIRES Guaranteed Recaps 6:70x15 7:50x14 7:10x15 8:00x14 2 22 * * Plus tax and recappable tire Extra I4"& 15" Wheels for Most Cars 24 Month Guarantee CHAMPION Battery 6 Volt—$10.95 exch. 12 Volt—$13.50 exch. Fits Ford, Chev., Ply., Pontiac, Nash, Dodge New GILLETTE Mud and Snow R.F.D. TIRE 6:70x15 Black mf QQ Plus Type 4 exch. SAM'S Tire & Supply, Inc. 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