The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 13, 1968 · Page 22
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 22

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Wednesday, November 13, 1968
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-Palm Beach Post, Wed., November 13, 1968 Easy Way to Kill Roaches and Ants Oblivion'Retiree'sProblem EIGHT STORES SERVING FLORIDA AND GEORGIA 3609 SO. DIXIE HWY. ACROSS FROM FOOD FAIR WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. 833-3651 OPEN MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 8:30 TO 5:00 SAT 9:00 TO 1:00 stances have achieved. As a collector of retirement success stories, I've described several in past columns. i couldn't find something worth- while to do with his leisure hours. And one key to willpower is the knowledge of what others in similar circum PLAY 29 TUNES IN 6 MONTHS EVEN IF YOU DON'T "READ" A NOTE! PRE-HOLIDAY 1.ALE A $30.45 VALUE -nFEWRITH ST1K0 "SiSi t-U-tl Ntia ijjnhmt fi UncttiM. TfM ' lf mt Mtw aaat. Im fttr1! ttffh af tyta dtiMr eliii! HM parcaaaa t My tyawrttif Mt if. NEW wuriitzer PIANO HOBBY COURSE FACTORY AUTHORIZED NOVEMBER SPECIAL professors and institutions became Interested in his work. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York even added a selection of his photographs to its library. Leslie's prescription for retirement that brings, not oblivion, but a new, successful, career is: "Find out how to be wanted ... get into something." Obviously "wanted" can be defined in various ways. One . doesn't have to be a professional. Most amateurs, whether photographers or anything else, find sufficient satisfaction in the acclaim of family and friends. To gain a public reputation is a nice bonus, but by no means indispensable. Retirement is a state of mind. It would be hard to think of an individual who, granted the will power, 0NUf595- WURIITZER SPINET PIANO S.4 PIANO HOBBY COURSE 30 ID IFUniK IN YDUB IRfi 71 TOTAL VALUE $704 ORGAN PKG. 775 ROYAL PORTABLE TYPEWRITER $07?5 Standard Keyboard Full Featured Brush on Once . . . Lasts for Months JOHNSTON'S NO-ROACH: Simply brush Johnston's No-Roach in cabinets to control cockroaches, on sills to stop ants. Colorless, odorless coating stays effective for months. No need to move dishes. Harmless to pets. 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Yet no one likes to think of himself as a forgotten man in the sense that the word portends. Trouble is too many people, who should know better, often think of themselves in this way. For them, retirement from the job implies virtual retirement from life. All kinds of barren images arise in their minds a stream running dry, leaves falling from the trees, and so on. This type of thinking should be short-circuited before it does permanent damage . . . advice that's commonplace among experts who deal with retirement problems. But not so long ago, even the biggest men dreaded their coming leisure time as if it were an approaching plague. F. P. Leslie of Wayzata, Minnesota, reminds me of the case of James Forrestal, our first Secretary of Defense. The day after Bernard Ba-ruch retired, Forrestal sent the elder statesman a telegram reading: "What's oblivion like?" Mr. Leslie says in his letter: "Forrestal was my friend and my boss. As he shoved the copy of the telegram across my desk, there was more than a good-natured grin on his face. There was anxiety. He sat behind a huge desk, with the American flag and his Secretary's flag on standards behind him. He was an important man soon to face oblivion himself." I don't know what kind of reply Forrestal received. It should have been consoling since Baruch never became acquainted with oblivion, or anything close to it. He remained an adviser to Presidents until the day he died, full of years and honors. He couldn't have thought himself a forgotten man. Whatever the answer to the telegram, Forrestal evidently couldn't take any consolation from it. The termination of his connection with the U.S. government may have had a direct bearing on the tragic manner in which he took his own life. There's no point in harping on a tragedy that moved us all. Many other factors seem to have been involved overwork, poor health, and so on. 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