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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 10

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10-Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1968 Palm Beach Post HMMM.M, Why Not Be A Farmer? Fihrirt NOW OPEN 10:30-4:00 Riddle Solved GLASGOW, Scotland (WNS) Clothing manufacturers here were puzzled when they began receiving orders from West German stores for kilts that would never fit a grown man. The waist measurements were lady-size, and the lengths were just right for children. Investigation revealed that they were to be mini-kilts for coeds, and the first order was for 10,000 kilts. ing to take the cow and that'll start me off." "What did you name the cow?" asked his father. "BIG BILL!" he said proudly. No one said anything for quite a while. It could be worse, I guess. He could go into gynecology. Closed Saturday EXCLUSIVE MEM-IKING FABRICS 833-5171 326 Peruvian Ave. Polm Beach 4tr Pdon't say waterI tire week he wanted to be knot-hole driller on a building crew; then an Olympic torch lighter and one day he even aspired to be an orphan. ("People are always giving them candy.") Last week he produced his biggest aspiration to date. "I want to be a farmer," he announced at dinner. His brother was the only one with strength enough to ask why. "Because," he said, "they get up real early in the morning get all their work done and then they have all day to sit around and watch television." "That's not exactly the way it is," explained my husband. "Farmers work very hard and long hours." "Have you checked those TV antennas," he replied. "Those are lightning rods!" his father said. "Besides, it costs a lot of money to be a farmer." "I got that all figured out," he said. "I entered a name-a-cow contest. The first prize is either the cow or $500. I'm go By ERMA BOM BECK it bothers most parents that their children do not know what they want to be when they grow up. It bothers some of us that they do. I've got one kid who wants to be a pilgrim. He says they wear mod clothes. Another one wants to be a spy. (He hasn't said for whose side, but he wears an armband and has my mattress bugged.) One is still open for offers. He is inclined to change his mind every three hours. When he was five he wanted to own a lot of houses. The idea of a son in real estate gave all of us a firm, secure feeling. "You've made a wise choice," his father counselled. "There is always a demand for good housing and a good feeling knowing you are supplying a real need." "I don't care about that," he said. "I just want to play on the steps without someone yelling at me." He went through other phases, of course. For an en f T) f- "u7 I j NOW YOU CAN HAVE IT j' BOTH WAYS! i Association, at the Colonnades March 7. Checking details are (left to right) Mrs. Joseph Maloney, who is in charge of arrangements, Mrs. Richard Thornton, chairman of the ball committee, and Mrs. Thomas Valin, vice chairman of the ball committee. AFFAIR OF THE HEART - The Medical and Dental Wives of the North Palm Beaches have reason to look thrilled. They've just heard that they will be getting the Glenn Miller Orchestra to play for their "Affaire de Coeur", the annual ball for the benefit of the Heart Children's Letters To God j Join our Christmas Club now VRmXttscl, Helps To Laugh A Little ...and you'll be wreathed in smiles next Christmas. It's a very merry Christmas when you have the money for your holiday shopping and don't end up with a pile of bills. So start saving in our Christmas Club. Regularly. Whether you want to save a little or a lot, we've got a Christmas Club program tailored for you. Join today. On your holiday trip carry AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVELERS CHEQUES COOL W COLD by Westinghouse The safe money. If lost or stolen, you get a prompt refund. Like cash, they're spendable everywhere. Cost-only a penny a dollar.. Lb curuvL JL her hip against a seat. She glowered at the seat, then turned and scowled toward the locomotive as if to show her scorn for the engineer. She had to pass a passenger going toward the bar. "Watch it. bud!" she growled. The train lurched and the top of her drink splashed over a man in the nearest seat. "Don't make faces at me!" she snarled. "If you don't like this railroad, fly next time." After a few more bumps and collisions, she got through the car. Then another girl carrying a drink came out of the bar car. At the next lurch, her fanny was banged against a seat. "It's happening to ME!" she said with a laugh. She took a deep sip of the drink so she wouldn't spill any on other passengers. We hit a rough spot on the road and she was shaken right and left. She laughed and said, "They ought to sell this road to Disneyland!" to a banker-type gent in a nearby seat. As she passed several people in the aisle, she smiled and held the drink high, trying not to splash them and still give them room. Each one grinned back. When she got to my seat. I said to her. "Young lady, you are my type of girl. Will you marry me?" "I can't." she said. "You see, Dennis, I married you years ago. And here's the drink you sent me for." By DENNIS MURRAY There's a funny little railroad I sometimes ride. Instead of a regular bar car. it uses an empty baggage car in which planks have been set up to make a bar. I usually try to get a seat in the car behind the improvised bar car. first, because it is handy, second, because there are no seats in the baggage-saloon car and, third, because it is usually jammed to the doors. Many riders, to escape the jam. buy drinks and take them to their seats. When I rode the train last week. I watched a girl come out of the bar car carrying' a drink and trying to navigate the aisle of my car. The train jerked, banging X iOnfafaTiiM " Is there anything better than a ' tall glass of cold sparkling bot- tied water? I Have you noticed the fresh fla- I vor of foods cooked with bottled water? j Jlow, Westinghouse serves it j both ways two faucets on one i trim dispenser. COOL or COLD ! just the way you want and ! need it. Slightly cooler than room temperature for cooking I chilled just right for a cold drink. j Renember COOL 'n COLD the- perfect source of water for i any kitchen. ..by Westinghouse, . of course! ' v-sijr - U-Zb 2 King Featurrs yndieale, Inc., 1968. What, Where, When fa SPRINGS r FREE HOME DELIVERY 833-9656 LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE LODGE 1257 at Moose Lodge, 208 S.E. 9th Avenue, Boynton Beach, 8 p.m. lease WEDNESDAY NOV. 27 JUNO WOMAN'S CLUB cancer clinic at the Juno Clubhouse, Juno Road, 10a.m. Westinghousej WEIGHT WATCHERS of Palm Beach County Inc., Boynton Beane Exterminating Company, 502 E. Ocean Avenue 9:30 a.m.; Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan 45th and Broadway 9:30 a.m.; office 3733 So. Dixie. 1 p.m.; Delray Beach First Federal Savings and Loan 7:30 p.m.; Lake Worth Woman's Club 20 So. Federal, 7:30 p.m.; office 7:30 p.m. AIA M M-.MKM' 1 SQUARE DANCE, Remuda Hall. 2389 Military Trail, guest caller, 8 p.m. BRAILLE CLUB clubhouse, 4801 Dixie Hwy., noon to 3 p.m. WOMEN OF THE MOOSE CHAPTER 938 Moose Hall 835 Belvedere Road, 8 p.m. TOPS CLUB CHAPTERS, Pound Pushers Chapter 22 at the Major League Lanes, Lake Worth, 10:30 a.m.; Ounce Bouncers Chapter 10 at the CDA Hall, 537 Pine Terrace, 8 p.m.; Wise Size at Kinder Kol-lege, Lake Park. 7:30 p.m.; Riviera Tops, Riviera Recreation Hall, 8 p.m. CIVIL AIR PATROL, Group 5 at PBIA Bldg., 1064 , 8 p.m. Forest Hill Cadet SW Squad PBIA Bldg. 1062,7 p.m. 833-4432 t4 Fun and popularity are just a phone call away Dance your way to a happier life . meslfr popularity' It's easy... at an Arthur Murray Dance Studio. Our expert teachers specialty trained tn the exclusive Arthur Murray method wi H have you dancing Irom your very first lesson Learning and loving all the popular dances: Latin, Foi Trot Waltz, Discotheque, Your choice of eipert group or private lessons Fun filled miners and socials. Call or come in for your FREE demonstration lesson today. "ii'iii tum ii hi iiiiii-i'- --II m ij n ihr"-'' t--'iii mwM mmim - " rlhur FftANCHISf D STUDIO 35,000 BTU Warm Morning 208 Clematis W. Polm Beach SOUTHERNAIRS SQUARE DANCE CLUB dance Haverhill Town Hall, 4585 Charlotte Street, 8 p.m. Call 833-4432 Beauty Advice "'. . . I have never yet seen a liner method of improving the complexion. Wrinkles are smoothed, dryness is checked, blemishes vanish and the skin takes on a healthy, youthful look ..." (Kx tract from a report by Margaret Merril suggesting the use of the moist tropical oil of Olay as a powder base.) Most druggists are FLAGLER CHAPTER, 282 OES at 262 Sunrise Ave., 8 p.m. CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS CLUB of the Palm Beaches, CYAC at the Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Association, 8 p.m. LAKE WORTH CHAPTER 46, Women of the Moose at the Moose Home 428 So. "H" Street, Lake Worth, 8 p.m. WEST PALM BEACH EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS CLUB at the Mounts Agricultural Bldg., 521 Military Trail, 10a.m. BPOE No. 1352 5th and No. Olive in the Lodge, 8 p.m. w'f'vrrr 4 ii i ' ;s,f i.-fcHwt,..- now ame to ooiain sup- !il which ,.1WL11. loveliness 11 I I III v i v gives glorious to the skin. f n rn r bsl . jr t i i i i i i i T f l T I I l I i with warm air circulating BLOWER FREE kimBall Valued at $23 95, this circulating warm air blower which assures floor-to-ceiling comfort is yours without extra charge if you purchase your Warm Morning Gas Heater before our big Pre-Winter Heating Sale ends Nov. 30th. This winter, don't take chances with your family's comfort and health. 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