Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 20, 1988 · Page 6
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Page 6 Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Sunday, March 20, 1988 People Engagements Moore-Burdsall Endrai-Brown Raderstorf-Julian Hill and Carolyn Moore, 105 • nifi Tree Lane, announce the '. ngagiMiient oi their daughter, '• arolyn Alicia, to Michael Joseph Hurdsall. lie is the son of John and Ksteleen Hurdsall, Klwood, The bride-elect, a H)83 graduate of Logansport High School, eceived a B,S, degree in 'jelelies from Ball Slate University in February. She is . aiployed in the dietary de- : arlinen! at Memorial Hospital, .ml will be interning through mcricun Dic-letic Association ,'is summer. She is a member of appa Alpha Tliefa sorority. Her fiance graduated in 1981 n>ni Klwood Community High hool, and in 19H5 from Ball :,\te University with a B.S. de"o in secondary education. He a science teacher, and football •"d wrestling coach at Elwood Carolyn Moore Michael Burdsall Community High School. He is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Lisa Endrai, 2204'/a E. Broadway, and Lt. Darryl Brown, Fairborn, Ohio, plan an Oct. 8 wedding in the base chapel at Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. Parents of the bride-elect are Gary and Dianne Endrai, Summitville. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Brown. Endrai, a 1982 graduate of Madison-Grant High School, graduated in 1986 from Ball State University with a B.S. degree in journalism. She is a member of Sigma Delta Chi professional fraternity, and is People Page editor at the jj sa Pharos-Tribune. „. , ~ Darryl Brown Her fiance, a 1981 graduate of Laurel High School, received a in the U.S. Air Force, and is B.S. degree in political science stationed at Wright-Patterson from BSU in 1985. He is serving AFB, Dayton, Ohio. \itchel-Loveless Weihl-Erickson Steve and Betty Kilchel, Ht. 7, .inounce the engagement of : eir daughter, Brenda Lou, to ,-vin Robert Loveless, Wingate. lie is the son of Joseph and •.lell Loveless, Frankfort. The- bride-elect, a 1983 gradu- • ;e of Lewis Cass High School, vraduated from Manchester . ollege in 1987. She is employed i Tourney's Family Restau- •ints, Kokomo. Her fiance graduated from 'linton Prairie High School in -({S3. and attends Purdue Uni- "rsity. He is employed at Risk arms. Inc., Wingate. The couple plan a June 25 edding in First United Method: t Church. Calvary Presbyterian Church will be the setting for the April 16 wedding of Sheryl Ann Weihl, 929 Manorwood Drive, and James Lansing Erickson, Rt. 4. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. John Bauch, 929 Manorwood Drive, and Mr. and Mrs. John Erickson, Rt. 4. Weihl graduated from Logansport High School in 1983, and is majoring in supervision and early childhood education at Purdue University. Erickson is a 1982 graduate of LHS, and is employed at R & J Service. Dietician Discusses Fast Food Brenda Kitchel Kevin Loveless KOKOMO - The Women's Outpatient Services of Howard Community Hospital presents another lunch hour program Wednesday from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. ''We Are What We Eat...Swoosh!" is the topic of Carolyn Thompson, clinical dietician at the hospital. She will discuss the role of fast food in the diet. Women are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and tea are provided. No pre-registration is required. Watch What You Write Errors hurt writer, cause reader to lose train of thought A idler comes to hand from Marianna . fordon of Thorp, Wash. Every writer • liould heed what she lias to say. "1 wish more 1 letters would realize that .-iTors hurt their message in two ways: (1) XiTors cause reader's to lose their train of bought, and worse yet (2) errors lead rcudi.Ts to distrust anything the writer has io say. With one error so obvious, how much p i inre is not so obvious'.'" Wilh her letter the gentlewoman .MK'losed a clipping from The Seattle Times in which a poet was quoted as saying that ••Guatemala is my favorite place, but it just wreaks of death." Her train of thought thus •lerailed, she tore out the offending paragraph and mailed it in. Let us think upon these things. Last November the Portland Oregonian carried a tribute to veterans of the war in Vietnam: ••Wednesday is the day that Americans will gather at shrines all over the country to honor the feckless dead of a pointless war." Feckless': 1 One's train of thought screeches to a Mead stop. What in the world could the writer have meant? To be feckless is to be we;ilr, ineffective, worthless, careless, irresponsible. Headers of the "Ask Dr. Lamb" column inusl have been equally baffled by a letter thai began: "Dear Dr. Lamb: My son is in his early 40s. For the last two years he has been maligned with sudden bowel movements." Maligned? Would anyone like to Siiess at the intended verb? The Beaufort (S.C.) Gazette mystified music lovers and miffed a musician last year. The story dealt with "one of the most jespecied performers on today's music scene." The headline said. "Reputed Oboist to Visit f'Yipp Friends of Music." II seems an unkind thing to say. • Another baffler appeared in The Miami James J. KMpatrick The Writer's Art Herald a year or so ago: "Tours start at the main gate, but automobile drivers are urged to park at the city's indigenous park, near While Street Pier." Could this be a park in which plants indigenous to Florida are grown? Whither rolls the train of thought? The Birmingham (Ala.) News carried a piece by a local free-lancer who had just sold an article to Redbook magazine: "My story entails a mother of four children's feelings when she is suddenly given the writing assignment of having a beauty makeover." The sense of that sentence is murkily clear, but what was the writer looking for when she wrote "entails"? Involves? Concerns? Deals with? We can be thrown off the track by misplaced phrases. The Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald let us know of Ron and Joan Young: "The couple and their two children have been living on the farm in a house overlooking a lake that Young built of native oak." Even the respected Associated Press can mangle a sentence. "Elvis Presley didn't want to go on stage with a guitar past the age of 40, according to his former wife." We must assume that Elvis wanted only young guitars. During the recent Winter Olympics, the AP in Calgary identified Princess Anne: "She is the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and an Olympic equestrian competitor." Back in 1986 the AP in London similarly identified, "Prince Andrew, 26, the son of Queen Elizabeth and Royal Navy helicopter pilot." How could the British press have missed these scandalous revelations? Minds tend to wander onto sidetracks. In February, Newsday's man in Nicaragua covered a revival led by evangelist Jimmy Swaggart. (This was before the reverend gentleman got in trouble.) "Swaggart remained cautiously anti-political during the rally." The Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot in February noted that the governor's presentation of his budget "was interpreted on two dozen occasions by applause." The Denver Post quoted actor Robert Redford on Gary Hart's triumphal tour of Hollywood parties. "People were falling all over him. Gary ended up thinking he was invisible." Sharp-eyed readers have sent in clippings of literary offenses that both astound and dismay. In Oregon we learn of a church that is "redolent of old Russia." Also in Oregon, we find a striking headline over a medical column: "Tubal Litigation Hard to Reverse." In Florida a newspaper reports that a company has been assessed $23,000 in "liquefied damages" for not completing a project on time. In Georgia, a Savannah sports writer complained in early January of "this fusel age of bowl games." Getting back to the letter from my West Coast correspondent: Her complaint is wholly justified. When we write of a doctor's "mourning rounds," or of "eminent court actions," or of "a compliment of 2,400 Israeli soldiers," readers will get the sense of what we mean, but for a fraction of a second we will have diverted their train of thought. Let us keep them on the through track instead. Kilpatrick is a syndicated columnist based in Washington, D.C. Policy Guidelines Given For People Page Items ; '('he I'hurox-Trihiinc has {•slablished guidelines for publication of engagement, v/edditig and anniversary announcements in the newspaper. • Kngagemcnls, weddings and imniversaries are published in ihe Sunday editions of the )'li;irox-Trihu!K\ Forms are available at the newspaper office. i The completed form arid hiclure should be turned in no later than 4:30 p.m. Monday prior to the Sunday you wish the story to appear. A wedding form and picture should be submitted no later than 30 days after the date of the wedding. Any wedding turned in after that deadline will be edited and a picture cannot be printed. A picture of the bride or the couple together may be printed with wedding articles. All wedding pictures are cropped ap- proximately waist level or higher, depending on the composition of each particular picture. Wedding pictures are not published full-length. Either a picture of the bride- elect or of the couple is acceptable for engagement publication. Pictures also may be submitted with anniversaries. The Pharos-Tribune policy is to publish a story for the 25th anniversary and each fifth-year an- niversary thereafter (30th, 35th etc.). After the 60th anniversary, a story and picture may be published each year. All pictures must be sharp and clear. Black and white, 5 by 7-inch pictures are preferred. The newspaper reserves the right to reject any picture that does not meet standards. 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