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Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Friday, March 18, 1988 PageS People Logansport F & AM — The Tipton Lodge #33, F & AM, will meet at 7 p.m. today, fellowcraft degree. Refreshments, John A. Heckard.W.M. » »* OES — Fidelity Chapter #58, Order of Eastern Star, will hold an open installation of officers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Masonic Hall. Nancy Rynerson will be worthy matron and Alva Parkins is worthy patron. VOLUNTEER WORKERS How American adults donate their time Type of activity Percent of all volunteers Religious organizations Informal activities Education General fund raising Recreation Health Civil, social, fraternal organizations Social services, welfare Community action Political organizations Source: Independent Sector, Washington D.C. NEA GRAPHICS Lewis Cass Class of 73 Searching For Classmates The Lewis Cass High School Class of '78 has planned a reunion July 9 at the farm of Jeff and Susan LeDonne, Walton. The following classmates need to contact Jody (Cooley) Palmerone 753-3407, or Chuck Stephenson, 753-6995. •Larry Artrip •Ricky Boruf f •Jay "Mike" Boyles •Jeff Featherstone •Carol Langley •Bobbie Lee •Linda Osborn •Kathy Shaffer •Terry Shelby •Norma Taylor •MikeTrapp •Don Verba •Gay Wickersham •Rich Wilkenson Caston Grads Plan Banquet Caston graduates of 1960-87 are invited to the first Caston alumni banquet. The banquet will be held April 30, starting at 6 p.m., at Caston School. The cost is $25 per couple or $12.50 for one person. The cost includes a meal and entertainment. For reservations, contact Linda Fincher, Rt. 6, Box 274, Rochester, no later than March 28. Please furnish your address and year of graduation to help prepare a mailing list. New Library Books FICTION Cooke, Complicity Fraser, Your Royal Hostage Cower, Fiddler's Ferry Hogan, Solitude's Lawman Howard, Quick Silver Hyman, Seven Days to Petrograd Melville, Kimono for a Corpse Reed, The Hormone Jungle Roosevelt, Murder at the Palace Taylor, Born of War NON-FICTION Somers, Keeping Secrets Widner, The Oak Ridge Boys: Our Story Irvine, Laura Ashley Bedrooms Miller, Ike the Soldier: As They Knew Him O'Brien, Vince: A Personal Biography of Vince Lombardi Cooper, Before Lift-Off: The Making of a Space Shuttle Crew Rosenthal, Teach Someone to Read: A Step-By-Step Guide for Literacy Tutors Duff, A Book of Herbs & Spices; Vietnam: The Hearland Remembers Prudhomme, The Prudhomms Family Cookbook Girl Scouts Train Aids Program aide training is being offered to Girl Scouts who have completed at least the sixth grade. The training will prepare them to assist at Day Camps this summer. The deadline for reservations to be received in the council Teens Sought For State Celebration Throughout the year, many Indiana communities will hold special events as part of Hoosier Celebration '88. The celebration will continue to the end of the year to show pride in Indiana. Young people up to age 25 are needed to act as official hosts Election Glossary Voters can't make it through without this handy guide A glossary of terms for the primary elections: — EXIT POLL: Something the networks do in order to tell you who has won what primary while you're still eating breakfast Monday morning. Sort of like finding out who's going to win the ballgame while the teams are still warming up. — CAUCUS: That guy from Massachusetts. — DELEGATES: People who actually get to go to the conventions and party with their party. I'm not sure how you get to be one of those people, but it probably helps to have something on your governor. - GEORGE WILL: Political columnist who should be telling us who is going to be elected president in November, but instead is always writing about the Chicago Cubs. - HURRICANE: What Republican candidate Pat Robertson prayed from the Atlantic Lewis Grlzzard coast back when he was a pre- acher/televangelist/busin- essman. - SNOWBALL IN HELL: Pat Robertson's chance of winning the presidency. - THE GREAT UNKNOWN: Whatever it is George Bush is trying to say. — BAR: Where most political reporters get their stories by talking to the other political reporters. - LAME DUCK: Politician who is still in office but is not going to be there very much longer, like President Reagan, who's been missing now for several months. - JUST SAY NO: What Gary Hart should have said. - OLLIE NORTH FOR PRESIDENT BUMPERSTICKERS: Terrible waste of money and time. - OF MEESE AND MEN: Good title for President Reagan's memoirs. - REBEL WITHOUT A CLUE: What you get if you cross President Reagan with James Dean. - THE DARK SIDE: Soon-to-be released new movie concerning the life and times of Sen. Bob Dole. Starring Vincent Price, Charles Bronson, Godzilla, and Jason as Young Bob. - SIMON SAYS: Yeah, but nobody really listens. - CONCESSION SPEECH: Where defeated candidates come down from their hotel suites to talk to their supporters. - THE BAR PART II: Where most of the defeated candidate's supporters are by that time. - BATTLE CRY: What Pat Robertson did to get out of Korea. — RACIST: Description of any reporter or broadcaster who digs up dirt on Jesse Jackson or asks the question, "What does this man actually do for a living?" - RICHARD GEPHARDT: Opie Taylor 40 years later. — AL GORE: Do you really want a first lady named "Tipper"? - GONE AS WELL AS FORGOTTEN: Al Haig, Bruce Babbitt and, for all practical purposes, Gary Hart. Study Disproves Myths About 'Only' Children There is a growing number of one-child families in the United States — and increasing evidence that only children can turn out just as well as, or better than, those with siblings. The time for the one-child family may be here, according to an article in the current issue of Redbook, and research indicates much of the conventional wisdom about onlys is myth. The National Center for Health Statistics reported that the number of women between the ages of 30 and 34 who had only one child rose from 11.8 percent in 1966 to 22.1 percent in 1985. The number of single-child families is likely to increase with more women marrying later and working outside the home, with more reliable birth control methods and the continued rise in the costs of child-rearing. Toni Falbo, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin and a leader in research on onlys, compiled the results of a number of studies, including her own, and found little evidence to support the old negative stereotypes. "These children are not maladjusted, lonely or selfish," she said. "They perform well on intelligence and achievement tests and do not differ consistently from other children in their levels of self-esteem and general mental health." The most persistent myth about onlys is that they are spoiled. "Only children are not more selfish by nature than any other children," Falbo said. "In fact, children who are born last in a family tend to show more signs of being spoiled than do onlys." Research also indicates that only children do not show signs of being less stable or more neurotic than children with siblings. Adult-age onlys appear as happy as or happier than adults with siblings in terms of career choices, lifestyles, health and hobbies, and only children have not been found to be significantly lonelier than others. Only children have special advantages. Educator and writer Sharryl Hawke found in a study of 105 onlys from 8 to 66 years old that 86 percent felt advantages includes "avoiding sibling rivalry, more parental attention and enjoying greater affluence." The most important resource parents can offer a child is love, and a special closeness often develops between onlys and their parents. This same closeness can turn into a disadvantage if it results in over-protective attitudes, "Being an only child presents problems just as any position in the birth order does," Hawke said, "But the problems of the only child are different, not necessarily worse." Dr. Murray Kappleman, professor of pediatrics and director of the division of behavioral and developmental pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, warned that limits must be set and priorities established to keep the desires of the child in balance with the needs of the parents. Other problems of only children involve parents who are too ambitious, strict or analytic with their child. Handicapped Children Learn Martial Arts I'AYLORVILLE, 111 (AP) Motivation, character, self- confidence, physical fitness. Thomas Perry believes these are the elements of tae kwon do. And that's why he wants to teach the Korean martial art to 30 mentally handicapped children who attend Central School in Taylorville. "Martial arts is one of the activities parents wouldn't even consider letting their (mentally handicapped) kids get involved in," said Perry, master instructor at the Taylorville School of Tae Kwon Do and Self Defense. "It's going to be challenge. There's a limit to what they can do, but there's also a limit to what they can't do." Perry began teaching the twice-a-week classes recently and plans to continue for the rest of the year. The arrangement evolved after Perry asked the Decatur-based Easter Seal Society of Central Illinois Inc. to help him promote an upcoming statewide tae kwon do tournament in exchange for proceeds from the gate receipts. The charity accepted Perry's offer and asked if he'd be willing to work with some handicapped children. "Every once in a while when a martial arts school springs up, people thinks it's a bad thing," he said, explaining that he thought working with the charity would upgrade tae kwon do's image. Central School principal Catherine O'Connell said she expected her students to become more interested in their other classes because of tae kwon do. "You have to have good grades and be well-behaved to participate," she said. "It'll teach them self-discipline and they'll be able to coordinate their movements better. It will be a fun time, as well as hard work.'' The school's Parent Teacher Association bought uniforms for each of the 30 students, ages 6 to 21. Jan Krowe, executive director of the Decatur Kaster Seals unit, said, "Tae kwon do really ties in with our motto of helping individuals get the ability to overcome. "Self-discipline, mind discipline — that's why it fits in well with helping the disabled." The Easter Seal Society of Central Illinois provides services to disabled children and adults in Christian, DeWitt, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt and Shelby counties. SUNBURST BEAUTY PAGEANT LOGANSPORT MALL Sunday, March 20, 1988 1:00 p.m. Bryan Interiors will be CLOSED at 4 pm Saturday, March 19th. Re-open as usual, Tuesday, March 22nd at 9:30 am. office is April 8. The fee for the training weekend is $20. The fee includes food and program materials and new camp T-shirts. Questions may be directed to Janey Fawley at 722-4464. MARGARITA'S MEXICAN-AMERICAN RESTAURANT Come out & experience good, authentic Mexican food. Or choose from our vast menu of American food. We offer steaks, prime rib, chicken, sandwiches, children's menu. -SPECIALS- WEDNESDAY NIGHT-STEAK NIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT-SEAFOOD BUFFET NIGHT »8.95 '1.00 OFF OUR SUNDAY BUFFET Reg. $ 6.95 NOW'5.95 TUESDAY & THURSDAY-50' OFF MARGARITAS Hours: M-Th 11 to 9 • F 1) to 10 • Sot. 4 to 10 • Sun. 11 to 3 2001 MAIN ST.-ROCHESTER 223-5310 Remnants Save Up-to 65% Shop & Compare! and hostesses for the communities. To apply and to take part in a pageant to select a Homecoming King and Queen for Celebration '88, write: Homecoming Candidate, P.O. Box 24042, Indianapolis, Ind., 46224 by April 9. S Carpet !722-4155 OPEN: 9-5 M-Th. 9-6:30 Fri. 9-3:00 Sat. Closed Sun. 401 W. MARKET PUBLIC NOTICE Due to educational budget cuts that affect school purchases, we have been authorized to offer to the public a limited number of White school model 1988, Deluxe open arm zigzag sewing machines. These heavy-duty machines are made of Metal and sew on all fabrics, Levi's, canvas, upholstery, nylon, stretch, vinyl, and even sew on leather! All are new in factory sealed cartons and have a 10 year warranty. Machines mend and darn, monogram, sew on buttons, satin stitch, overcast and have built-in super stretch stitches. Previously priced at $339.50 NOW ONLY $ 146°° Check*AAasterCard*Visa*plus 2% more off for cash SATURDAY IOA.M.-SP.IW. MARCH 19 MANOR MOTEL 3315 U.S. 24 EAST

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