Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on May 12, 1967 · Page 11
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Wo man's View FRIDAY, MAY 12, 1967 PAGE 1 1 AT WITS END 'Check' The System Before Trying To Balance The Book Senor Burro, Are You Ready For A Fiesta' Mrs Larry Morris (far left) whispers in the burro's ear while Mmes. John Garcia, Rudy Sopher, Leonard Celenza and Edward Mall (from left) look on. The women, members of Delta chapter, of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, are ready for a Mexican fiesta slated Saturday, May 20. .The 6 p.m. event, which is open to the public, will be held at Corona De Tucson; Benson Highway and South Houghton Road. Proceeds will benefit a Korean orphanage. Tickets may be obtained by calling Mrs. Mall, 4122 E. Sylvane Drive, or Mrs. William Ballard, 4945 E. Hawthorne St. (Citizen Photo by Dan Tortorell) By ERMA BOMBECK It was right after I mailed our house payment check to our own address . .no, I'll take that back, it was right after I let my husband's insurance policy lapse that he said quietly, "Maybe paying the bills is getting to be a little too much for you. Why don't you let me take over writing the checks?" I can remember licking his hand and promising him I would never rest until they memorialized him on a 5-cenl postage stamp. "I'll show you how the checkbook works," I said excitedly. "I KNOW how the checkbook works," he answered patiently. It was full two days before he collared me and said, "What does NS beside a check stand for?" "It stands for 'No Stamp'," 1 answered. "That means I wrote the check and put it in an envelope and put it on the bookcase, but I didn't have a stamp to mail it, so I bent an arrow DOWN to the deposit line and added the check to the balance." "Maybe you'd better explain how the checkbook works," he said wearily. "Well, when the arrow goes UP, that's something different. That's when I start writing checks earlier in the week than when I actually have money in the bank. Then, when I deposit your check, I make an arrow UP to that point so I will have a balance to subtract from. You got it with the arrows now?" "1 think so," he said. "Good. When there's an SG, that means 'Somebody Goofed 1 on the balance. I don't sweat it anymore. Remember 1 used to bit my cuticles uniil they bled? Well, I draw a big, black, wavy line. That means we begin with brand new figures -- thr. bank's. Now, JM means 'Just mailed', so you naturally subtract the entry. It's not too tricky to understand, once you get the symbols down." "On this check to a sorority, you've got TB beside the entry." ' ' Y e s . That stands for 'Tough Beans.' It's an expression I picked up from the kids. You see when a check is older than six months, the bank has to check with you personally to see whether or not you want it to go through. When I see that a check has never been canceled or returned, I simply put TB beside it and spend the money all over again." "I see what you mean," he said slowly. "One more question. I almost hate to ask. What's APR?" "Good grief," I said, aghast, "that's a simple abbre- vation for April. I thought everyone knew that. If you think you can't handle the checkbook you'd better say so. You can't fool around with money, you know." Copyright 1967 Ehlenburg-Thompson Betrothal Revealed Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ehlenburg, 1425 N. Sycamore Ave., announce the engagement of their daughter, Gail Doneice, to Glenn Arthur Thompson. The couple plans a Sept. 1 wedding at Catalina Methodist Church. Catalina High School, is a Gail Doneice, a graduate of secretary at the Three Sovereigns restaurant. Mr. Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Thompson, 4810 E. Bermuda St., is a graduate of Catalina High S c h o o l . The prospective bridegroom is a j u n i o r a t the University of Arizona. He is an employe of Frontier Liquors. , GailEhlenburg . . . Glenn Thompson SENIOR CITIZENS NO SERVICE CHARGE CHECKING ACCOUNTS BANK? F TUCSON for Mother... MOTHER'S DAY Sun day, May 14th Women's Clubs To Enter Table Setting Contest Tucson homemakers will. have an opportunity to view a myriad of ideas for at-home entertaining when Grunewald Adams, in participation with the Gorham Silver Co., presents "Best Dressed Tables Competition for 1967." The contest will be held at the Pioneer International Hotel on June 4 and 5. Representative women's clubs will dress the tables. Further information about the contest'may be obtained by calling Mrs. Nell Denn of Grunewald Adams' El Con Store. Deadline for entering the contest will be Monday. The public will be welcome to attend the event. There will be no admission charge. Cash prizes will be given to t h e local winning organization. The woman responsible for the winning table will be sent to New York for national competition slated Aug. 7, 8 and 9. Rainboivs Set Installation Tomorrow; Templar Assembly No. 27, International Order of Rainbow for Girls, will hold its installation of officers tonight- The 8 o'clock installation ceremony will be held in the Red Room of the Masonic Temple, 160 S. Scott Ave. Joan Ferguson will be in stalled worthy advisor. Other officers to be installed in elude Dawn Tribbett, worthy associate adviser, and Jerri Fulkerson, treasurer. All Master Masons, Eastern Stars, Rainbow Girls and DeMolay members are welcome to attend the installation ceremony. GLAMOUR GO!! ·with, the Great American Pleasures!" Mothers Day SPECIALS x · ' '^H * ' with Love" ADD THE DASH OF ^ffSusan Jfr The best young fashion looks for taking time off to play, to travel; .:o take a fresh young look at the -worldl OLGA DESIGNS "SLEEPING PRETTY," NEW DRESS-UP FOR DREAMING. THE WEIGHTLESS FIBER SHELL BODICE MOLDS AND SUPPORTS THE FIGURE BEAUTIFULLY... GIVES A FLATTERING, YOUNG PROFILE. THESE GOWNS WILL PUT YOU IN SHAPE FOR DREAMING! AVAILABLE IN PURE WHITE, LEMON, CANDY PINK, BONBON BLUE, RASPBERRY PEACH AND BLACK. WOULDN'T 7HEY MAKE A WONDERFUL MOTHER'S DAY GIFT? WE GIFT WRAP FREE TOO! C O L L E G E S H O P S PARK AVENUE AT SECOND AND EL CON CENTER 1 WIND BELLS Sale Prices · Through Sunday HOUSE of Pottery easy to wear KNITS in Imported Irish linen knit "Rice Tweed" E v e r - i m p o r t a n t , f o r e v e r p o p u l a r , non-crushable KNIT - delightfully comfortable, lightweight and shape-retaining; Designed fSr us alone, with elasticized waists and self belts or easy A-lines-for relaxed fit AH with costume-making jackets or 3/4 length .^oats^ln Medium-Blue, Lt. Green or Wh,«. Sizes 8 to 20 Sizes 38-44 and 12V4-24V5 ·· X A) Our new summer Tubtex two-piece 'with lattice work detail. White, Gold a n d Aqua. 33.00 . . . B) Our Sun-salional new Susan Thomas shift - homespun with yarn embroidery, 26.00 . . Handbag - she will love an original by Collins - hand jeweled, 22.00 610 South Country Ciu'b Rd. Between Bdw'y £t 22ndSt, ^^^ DI,- OPEN NIGHTS'TII.9 · SUNDAYS 'TIL6 V I S I P sPPPnwAY · IN R A N C H O C E N T E R

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