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Page 44 The Salina Journal — Thursday, November 26,1981 TOY LAND TIPS: Thanksgiving kicks off the opening of Christmas toy buying season By United Press International The weekend after Thanksgiving traditionally opens the Christmas shopping season and Santa's helpers need to pack some information along with the Christmas shopping list before venturing into their store's Toyland. Without information about a kid's interest levels and toys suitable for various ages, babes — and uncles, aunts and grandparents — in Toyland might come close to losing their minds. They will circle things that beep, blink, talk, walk, roll, fly, race, cry, or honk until their minds go pop. In the noise and confusion they also run the risk of buying the wrong toys. A little kid toy for a big kid — or vice versa, or toys that bring tears instead of gleams to kids' eyes. Douglas Thomson, president of the Toy Manufacturers of America, the toy industry trade association, said a toy should fit a child's age and interest level. That's why uncles, aunts, grandparents and even parents need information about toys for particular age brackets and interest levels before they go to battle in the toy stores. They also need to shop around. "Don't just buy something you've seen on television," he said. "Shop around and look at the toys. Are they well made? How durable are they? "Shops carry a wide variety of prices. If you shop around, you can get real values. Some stores carry toys at loss leader prices." Asked about prices, he said: "You can pay from $1.49 to $249 for Christmas toys. You can get a nice coloring book and crayons for $1.49 and a video game outfit for the television set for $249." And whatever you settle on, don't forget the batteries — if a toy is battery operated. "There's nothing worse than a toy that won't work," Thomson said. What does a child want from Toyland? "This year, a little piece of the adult world," says Thomson. "Today's toys are tomorrow's adult tools, scaled down versions of real life objects. Here are tips, from TMA and others, on types of toys for various age groups. • Babies under 18 months: Brightly colored, lightweight toys of varied textures that will stimulate their senses of sight and feel. These toys should be washable, too big to swallow, and free of sharp corners, rough edges, or things that can be pulled off and put in the mouth, stuck in the eye or otherwise injure. For the crib set, a first toy might be a colorful mobile. Later come things to hold — things that rattle, squeak. Strings of big beads to chew and bang are good. When baby sits up, blocks with rattles or pictures on them, nesting cups or boxes and stacking toys are good. For creepers and walkers, push-pull toys are hits. So are musical and chime toys. Good, too, are simple take-apart and put-together toys. And plush dolls and stuffed animals. Creepers and toddlers also like to bang on metal pie plates and pots and pans. Little boxes — rolled oats to shoe boxes — make superb playthings. • 10 to 12 years: Skills developing. Hobby and craft stuff good. Model kits, magic sets, advanced construction and handicraft kits, chemistry and science sets, jigsaw and other puzzles. Sports equipment, from tennis rackets to footballs. Board and electronic games help develop social skills, particularly those requiring strategy decisions and knowledge acquired in school. Table tennis, billiards, sports games. Dramatic play still holds great appeal for many. Now they like to plan entire productions, ranging from props, costumes and painting of programs. Puppets, marionettes. Painting, sculpting, ceramics and other art forms of interest. Musical and scientific instruments, records an books. • Teenage: After age 12, interest in playthings start to merge with those of adults. Sports equipment, board games, and the more expensive, sophisticated, electronic computer-based toys and games. Frequently such things bear a label that says "family." Play, by the way, is child's work. Toys are the work tools, say authorities. Dr. Maria W. Piers, of the Erikson Institute for Early Education in Chicago, says: "Through play, children learn and polish skills — social, emotional, physical, mental. If children did not play, they could not thrive and they might not survive." Sixty to 70 percent of the toys America buys are purchased at Christmas. P.S. — All Santa's helpers should avoid buying toys to please themselves. Such toys usually are too sophisticated. Singers needed for MC chorus The Marymount college music department is organizing a community chorus to perform with the Salina Symphony in its annual Christmas concert Dec. 14. The program begins at 8 p.m. in the college's Fine Arts Theater. David Rayl, music department chairman, said the Marymount choir will make up the nucleus of the chorus, but additional singers are needed. Persons interested can telephone Rayl at 8252101, ext. 203. Rehearsals will be at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1, 8 and 10 in the college's Fine Arts re- hearsal room. A dress rehearsal will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theater. The choral portion of the concert will feature "The Many Moods of Christmas," a medley of Christmas carols, including "Good Christian Men, Rejoice," "Silent Night," "Patapan" and "0 Come All Ye Faithful." Eric Stein will conduct the Salina Symphony. There is no admission charge for the concert and the public is welcome. Physician is still making house calls at age of 89 FORT MADISON, Iowa (UPI) - Dr. Frank Richmond, 89, has been making house calls for 61 years and says he's too old to start changing his ways. Richmond, who also serves as county coroner in the quiet Mississippi River town, says he has delivered at least 3,500 babies and performed 3,000 major operations, losing only 10 patients in his career. His medical practice is based on common sense and three generations of knowledge culled from his father who was a doctor before him and his son who has followed in his footsteps. "Most of my house calls are to people to keep them from going to hospitals and paying a high fee," said the elderly doctor, whose only signs of age are a slight loss of hearing and a slow but steady walk. "Most of them are Santa Fe (Railroad) retirees who can't get to the office and can't make it to the hospital. Some of these fellas I've known for 50 years and I just like to visit with them." He became county coroner 15 years ago and recently earned the unofficial title of oldest coroner in the state. "Mostly I make out these forms when somebody dies," Richmond said, picking up a death certificate. "But if there's a suspicion of murder or a case that might go to court, I order an autopsy." Richmond's practice has slowed down some since 1953, when his son, Frank Jr., finished medical school and they opened a clinic together. "I quit delivering babies except when he would be out of town on vacation or something like that," he said. "One time when my son was away on vacation, I delivered four women's babies and three of them had twins," he smiled. "After that, I overheard two pregnant women talking in my office. One of them said, 'Don't get the old man. If you do, you'll have twins.'" Richmond, who still takes medical refresher courses, has no intention of slowing down. "I'm real active. I still dive off the high board at the swimming pool and I can still do this," he said, pulling from his wallet a picture of himself doing a head stand. "I go fishing every Thursday and caught a 6% pound bass last summer. "I'm going to practice as long as I can. I'm not happy if I'm not busy." School note David Olson, 2218 Roach, Salina, will show his sculptures in January at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. Olson, who is a graduate art student at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, uses bronze, steel and wood in his work. Olson, a graduate of Bethany College in Lindsborg, holds a master of arts degree from Eastern Illinois University. A Gift that Helps Year-round! ' fl /7 " U L.ai£ t anuom ... anu that iviLL make, aqz. .. L7£.Li£.u£ in ag an ERSY-LlFT Cushion Lining Chair Perfect for anyone who has difficulty getting in or out of a chair. The power cushion gently lifts you to a standing position. • Full power recline feature Simple switch control • Runs off household current _ • Variety of colors, models and fabrics TtDBMNTE BATH LIFT • Be free once again to enjoy your bath. Safe, reliable water pressure lifts and lowers you. • Stop or start anywhere... anytime. 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Blind Ad Service $1 Cash with order SAVES YOU {Plus the 50' handling charge, for ads placed 3 days or more.) (Add 4 words for Blind Box Number) Rates apply to residents in Salina retail trade area only. Open rate is 13' per word or $6.60 per col. inch per day. DISPLAY CLASSIFIED ADS Will be accepted until 4 P.M. 2 days before insertion, 10 A.M. Thursday for Sunday One day earlier than above if over >/2 page. INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFIED LINE ADS One column wide in type this size will be accepted until 1:00 P.M. day before insertion; 1:00 P.M. Friday for Sunday. The Salina Journal will not be responsible tor more than one incorrect insertion. SALINA JOURNAL WANT AD CLASSIFICATIONS Lid«i|S«*rd White, NOW '995 PrtnierStudird, Llit (1.525 NOW'995 Fxpert titiler). service and repair of all brusb, wind and fretted instrument!,. You muut be 100% ftatisfied before the (tale in complete. idwest usic, inc. Monday 9:30-IUO p.m. Tue».-S«l.S:M-5:30p.m. 156 8. Santa Fe 825-6296 17 19 21 1 Funeral Directors & Monuments '25. 3 In Memoriam '27. 5 Card of Thanks 129. 7 Amusements Events 131. 9 Personals '33. U Special Notices '35. 13 Lodges Clubs 137. is Lost Found Strayed '39. Schools Instructions m Alterations & Sewing 143, Appliance TV Repair '^5. ?3 B<iby Sitting 151. 25 Beauty & Barber Shops 153. 27 Bicycle Repair 155. 29 Bookkeeping Taxes 157. 3! Carpeting & Masonry 159. 33 Cleaning Rugs Furniture 141. 35 Clocks Watches Jewelry 163. 37 Electric Service & Motors '65. 39 Furniture Repair 167. 41 Gltiss & Glazing 171. J3 Heating & Refrigeration 173. 45 Hearing Aid/Supplies "5. S3 Luggage Purses Leather 177. 55 Nursing Rest Homes 179. j7 Moving Storage 18'- 5V, Otfice Machinery & Equipment 183. 61. Odd Jobs 185. 63 Painting & Papering 187. 65 Pest Control ' '89. 67 Photography 191. 69 Piano Tuning & Repair 'V3. 71 Plumbing Sewer Service "5. 73 Hoofing W. /5 Shoe Repair 199. 77 Trash Hauling & Cleanup 201. 79.Tree Trimming Removal Spraying 203. 61. Upholstering Carpeting, Draperies 229. 83 Miscellaneous Services 231. 9/ Special Interest To Women 233. in Cate, Motel Help 235. Help Wanted 237. Salespeople Wanted 239. Employment Opportunities 245. 119 Situations Wanted 247. (21 Business Opportunities 249, 123 Loans Insurance 113 115 117 Want To Buy Good Things To Eat Musical Instruments Wearing Apparel Miscellaneous Rummage Garage Sales Antiques Coins Stamps Household Goods Air Conditioning Heating TV Radio Stereo Business Office Equipment Building Materials, Tools Construction Equipment Flowers, Plants, Trees Pel Stock & Supplies Farm Equipment Farmers Wants & Services Seeds, Feeds, Fertilisers Livestock & Supplies Poultry & Supplies Public Auctions Sale Dales Furnished Apartments Furnished Houses Duplexes Sleeping Rooms Unfurnished Apartments Unfurnished Houses Duplexes Realtors Houses Lots For Sale Wanl To Rent Business Buildings, Sale Rent Business Property For Sale Office & Desk Room Real Estate (out of town) Garages Parking Lots Farms and Farmland Real Estate Wanted, Exchanged Sporting Goods Motorcycles Bicycles Boats. Marine Supplies Airplanes Mobile Homes Campers & Trailers Auto Service & Parts Car, Truck Rentals Cars & Trucks Funeral Directors Monuments BRONZE MARKERS. If your ceme- ery requires BRONZE, see us before rou make your purchase. MEMORIAL ART CO., Inc. 1608-10 South 9th 823-2981 FULL TIME bookkeeper for construe- Ion office. Bookkeeping experience mandltory. Forty hour week. Equal Op- >ortunlty Employer. Send resume to Box J 439, Salina Journal, Salina, Kansas 7401. Amusements, Events ARTS AND Crafts fair, Lions Building, Main Street, Gypsum. Saturday, November 28, 9 am • 5 pm. WANTED FULL time babysitter in my home for 15 month old girl. Hours 7:45 am to 5:15 pm, Monday • Friday. Call Ann McCormlck at 827-3508 after 5:30 pm. Personals 9 PREGNANCY UNPLANNED? Birthright cares. 119 South 7th, 823-3113. Free ests. Confidentiality. SALESMAN, PLUMBING and heating supplies, paid holidays and vacation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, profit sharing. Reply to Box J-441 Salina Journal. Special Notices 11 NOTICE Classified Ad Deadlines 4:00 PAA 2 Days before insertion for Display Classified. 10 AM Thursday for Sunday. Ads over Vi page 1 day earlier than above. The deadline for WANT ADS and deleting want ads before normal expiration 1:00 PAA Day before insertion. 1 PAA Friday for Sunday. Lost-Found-Strayed 15 LPN POSITION open, full time 3 - 11 pm shift. Apply in person between 9 am • ! pm. Monday • Friday. Shallmar Plaza Nursing Home, 2054 Lambertson Lane. WANTED BABYSITTER In Lowell area for evenings and weekends. Call 825-6417. WANTED FULL time maintenance help. Apply In person, Hilton Inn, 5th and Iron. LOST: BROWN leather cigarette case containing a zlppo lighter Inscribed "Anna". Call 827-1992. LOST: SMALL silver toy poodle In the north Front area. Answers to the name of "Shunner". Reward! Call 827 5415. Help Wanted 113 NOW TAKING, applications for night hostess and cashier, experienced bartender and bar helper. Apply In person, Monday • Thursday, 4 pm • 10 pm. After Five Club. SELL AVON during the holidays. Earn good $S$. Set your own hours. For Re public. Cloud, Mitchell, and Jewell coun ties. Marguerite Davis, Avon District Sales Manager. 913-527 5568. PERSON NEEDED to provide care lor handicapped adults on an as-needed basis. Call Gina McDonald at 827 9383 between 8 am - 4 pm weekdays. OCCK Is an equal opportunity employer. WANT LADY~for^ poTiHo^ri~dovvntown Salina store. Excellent salary write Journal Box J 443 Salina Journal. En close photo. Help Wanted 113 D4RN! I COULD HAVE ADVERTISED IN THIS SPACE! HAPPY BIRTHDAY WILLIAM AA. COLE! The Greatest- Father, Grandpa, husband, and friend. Sincere thanks for your unselfishness to us all. FROM YOUR FAMILY NEAR AND FAR £ If you would like to wish Bill a Happy Birthday the phone lines will be open In the early evening. i ••r I

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