Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania on September 18, 1990 · Page 13
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,3ubiana ET CETERA Friday, September 19, 2003 — Page 13 Dear Abby By Abigail Van Buren ' DEAR ABBY: I just found out my 18-year-old daughter, "Lori raine," and I have drastically dif• ferent views regarding sex. ; Since her 18th birthday, Lori raine has had sex with three dif- j ferent men. She will meet them, I spend a day with them and have ! sex as part of the date. Lorraine J feels that sex is "no big deal," but ' I am heartsick. She is putting her \ health hi danger — and I don't ! think what she's doing is emo- l tionally healthy, either. Lorraine . says I wouldn't feel this way if she • were my son, but she's wrong. ', Don't young people today care ' about their physical and emo- ? tional health? How can I make ; her understand that it is impor- ; tant to have an emotional at- i tachment with someone before ; having sex? — WORRIED MOM . INWASHINGTON ; DEAR WORRIED MOM: Since 'your daughter appears to be • tuning out your important message, I recommend that you both attend some sex education . sessions so she can hear with a ' fresh ear what the concerns re; ally are. Planned Parenthood, • which is in your phone book, ' would be an excellent reference. While you're at it, contact the American Social Health Association (ASHA) and ask for some of . theur comprehensive materials on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), which are rampant in our population. That way, even if your daughter is not willing to take your concerns to heart, she will at least know how to protect herself. Call: National Herpes Hotline: (919) 361-8488; National HPV Hotline: (919) 361-4848; and the CDC's National STD and AIDS Hotline: (800) 227-8922. The Web address is www.ashastd. org.They also host a special Web site for teens: www.iwanna know.org. DEAR ABBY: I have a friend I'll call "Don." He's in his mid-20s and comes from a good family. When we go out to eat, Don displays proper etiquette and table manners, with one exception: He holds his fork hi his fist like a young child and shovels food into his mouth. Friends have noticed this and commented to me about it. When I mentioned it to Don, it hurt his feelings. Is there a gentle way I can help my friend? — DON'S DINNER PAL IN ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. DEAR DINNER PAL: You have already helped your friend by telling him what people are saying. Now it's time for HIM to change his eating habit — or not. ROBERT DUVALL - ... Oscar-winning actor... Duvall t gets star on walk , By The Associated Press ;' LOS ANGELES — Robert Du- 'yall has one Oscar, four Golden globes and now— a slab of sidewalk. The star of "The Godfather" and "Tender Mercies" received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. The ceremony took place in front of the Kodak Theatre, home of the Academy Awards. It's a privilege p eop | e for me to work ,as a professional 'actor. I am very proud of that, and I still got a lot in me before they start wiping away the drool," the 72-year-old Duvall, who won a best-actor Oscar for 1983's "Tender Mercies," told the jfrowd. Duvall co-stars with Michael Caine in the movie "Secondhand lions," about two curmudgeonly Texas brothers who agree to raise a nephew, played by Haley Joel Osmenf. He also recently appeared as a trail boss in "Open Range," as Gen. Robert E. Lee in "Gods and Generals" and as a dancing hit-man in "Assassination Tango," which he also wrote and directed. DEAR ABBY: Last Sunday in church, while my husband, "Johnny," and I were on our knees praying, the preacher's wife, "Selma," who was sitting behind us, leaned forward and began giving Johnny a back rub. It really upset me. We've been going to this church for only a few weeks, and I felt it didn't look right. Johnny says SeLma was just being nice. I feel that out of respect for me, he should have told her to go rub her husband's back instead of his. It made me mad that Johnny was standing up for her. I think this is how adultery starts. Am I wrong? — LOSING MY FAITH IN CENTRAL INDIANA DEAR LOSING MY FAITH: Not necessarily. However, it's clear that Selma rubbed someone — you—the wrong way. Next Sunday, make a point of sitting behind Selma. If she reaches for Johnny again, hit her with chapter and verse. "Thou shalt not covet..." Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.Dear- Abby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Universal Press Syndicate NEW YORK — Bianca Jagger complains in a $20 million lawsuit that her Park Avenue apartment house is not a proper home because it is infested with toxic mold. |" Tagger, 58, accused the owner ;and managing agents of her Manhattan building of negli- 1 gence, breach of contract and fraud. She said in court papers that she had been constructively evicted because water leaks and mold, contamination made the apartment uninhabitable. , A search of Manhattan Hous- -,ing Court records revealed that Jagger, who was married to rock- fer Mick Jagger from 1971 to 1979, !is being sued by the owner of the ;building, Katz Park Avenue 'Corp., for nonpayment of several [months of the $4.000 monthly 'rent. The case is due back in l courtOct. 6. Fossett fails in bid WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — American adventurer Steve Fossett failed today in his latest bid to set the world glider altitude record in a flight over the snowcapped mountains of southern New Zealand. Fossett, 58, and former NASA test pilot Einar Enevoldson had hoped the mountain winds would lift their German-made glider above the current record of 49,009 feet Their flight to the north of New Zealand's highest peak, the 12,316-foot Mount Cook, stalled at about 25,000 feet "At that point they ran out of lift," Fossett's partner Mary Howard told The Associated Press. "It didn't look good enough to continue. The lift was too slow." The Chicago millionaire, the first person to fly a hot air balloon solo around the world, was planning another attempt at the gliding record early Saturday morning. Even before setting off today, he sounded pessimistic. "We don't know that it's really that good today, but that's what we're looking for," he told the AP by telephone. Fossett and Enevoldson were wearing space suits for the record attempt. Temperatures plunged to minus 34.6 Fahrenheit during the flight, Howard said. Today in History By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2003. There are 103 days left in the year. Today's highlight hi history: On Sept. 19, 1777, during the Revolutionary War, American soldiers won the first Battle of Saratoga. On this date: In 1796, President Washington's farewell address was published. hi 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died of wounds inflicted by an assassin. In 1934, Bruno Hauptmann was arrested in New York and charged with the kidnap-murder of the Lindbergh infant. In 1945, Nazi propagandist. William Joyce, known as "Lord Haw-Haw," was sentenced to death by a British court. In 1955, President Juan Peron of Argentina was ousted after a revolt by the army and navy. In 1957, the United States conducted its first underground nuclear test, in the Nevada desert. In 1959, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev reacted angrily during a visit to Los Angeles upon being told that, for security reasons, he wouldn't be allowed to visit Disneyland. In 1960, Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in New York to visit the United Nations, angrily checked out of the Shelburne Hotel in a dispute with the management. In 1985, the Mexico City area was struck by the Erst of two devastating quakes that claimed some 6,000 lives. In 1986, federal heaith officials announced that the experimental drug AZT would be made available to thousands of AIDS patients. Ten years ago: Polish voters turned left in parliamentary elections, giving the most number of seats to the Democratic Left Alliance. The NBC sitcom "Seinfeld" and the offbeat CBS drama "Picket Fences" each won three trophies at the 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Five years ago: Rescue ef- Sept.19 1928 * M. Bennett and Sons completed construction work today . on the road between Indiana and Shelocta. Workers laid the final two miles of toad in two weeks,- believed a record. 1953 A dream of decades ago became a reality today. The gates of the $46 million Conemaugh Dam spillway were opened amid much pomp and ceremony. \ , 1998 The trustees received an update today on plans to construct ,au$5 million parking garage for 360 to 420 vehicles behind Sprawls Hall at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Construction was tentatively scheduled to begin in June 1999 and be completed the following May. — Jennifer Grim forts continued off the Philippines for the Princess of the Orient, a ferry that had sunk in a storm, leaving at least 70' people dead and 80 others missing. Susan Barrantes, mother of Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, was killed in a car crash in Argentina; she was 61. Virginia Nicole Johnson, a 24-year-old diabetic who wore an insulin pump on her hip, was crowned Miss America 1999. One year ago: President Bush asked Congress for authority to "use all means," including military force if necessary, to disarm and overthrow Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein if he did not quickly meet United Nations demands to abandon all weapons of mass destruction. A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up on a Tel Aviv bus, killing five other people. Kansas City first base coach Tom Gamboa was attacked without warning by two fans, a father and son, who came out of the seats at Comiskey Park. The father, 34-year-old William Ligue Jr., and his 15- year-old son later received probation. Today's Birthdays: Author Roger Angell is 83. Rhytlim and blues musician Billy Ward is 82. Former Defense Secretary Harold Brown is 76. Actress Rosemary Harris is 73. Actor Adam West is 73. Actor David McCallum is 70. Singer-songwriter Paul Williams is 63.Singer Bill Medley is 63. Singer Sylvia Tyson (Ian and Sylvia) is 63. Golfer Jane Blaiock is 58. Singer David Bromberg is 58. Actor Randolph Mantooth is 58. Singer Freda Payne is 58. Rock singer-musician Lol Creme (lOcc) is 56. Actor Jeremy Irons is 55. Actress Twiggy Lawson is 54. TV personality Joan Lunden is 53. Singer-producer Daniel Lanois is 52. Actor Scott Colomby is 51. Musician-producer Nile Rodgers is 51. Singer-actor Rex Smith is 48. Actor Kevin Hooks is 45. Actress Carolyn McCormick is 44. Country singer Jeff Bates is 40. Country singer Trisha Yearwood is 39. News anchor Soledad O'Brien is 37. Rhytlim and blues singer Espraronza Griffin is 34. Actress Sanaa La than is 32. Rock singer A. Jay Popoff (Lit) is 30. Comedian Jimmy Fallen is 29. 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