Independent from Long Beach, California on April 5, 1963 · Page 36
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 36

Long Beach, California
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Friday, April 5, 1963
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: rr'S IN THE CARDS- r Irreverence at Easter I- By CAY PAULEY . said the association tries to v NtW YORK (UPI)-- r Be discourage the studio card for religious occasions. ·ure to start to church early ^-Easter morning." the face of ;lie greeting card read. ··*· inyj^, the message fin- I4shed, "They might have ^Inoved it since Christmas." ;1; And so. comes the so- ·Jalled "studio" card to Christendom's holiest day. ;3hat of The Resurrection. ·i- ri-e Just gone Easter card I hunting and am'amazed at lixm wide has become the ·Assortment of off-beat mes- ·Jages you can send for this I religious holiday. But then, ·If Easter also means new ·}onnets for milady and bua- Tpjes for the children, I sup- ;l»se the "funny" cards were ·Inevitable. I"It's Easter time! Don't ; jost stand there." p r 6- ·dairaed the front of another ·greeting. "Boil some eggs," Tit screamed in black type in- ·I Another friendly little Tjnessage at Easter time" I suggested inside that the re- ·cipient "go lay aa egg." »· · · * · I* STEVE SHANNON, dircc- ;lor of the Greeting Card As- ·iociation representing the I|ulk of the manufacturers. And. he added, compared with overall sale yearly of cards--six billion units -the "sick" and the off-beat have a small sale. Easter greetings, he said, make cp about five per cent of total greeting card sales a year; Christmas, the biggest single occasion, accounts for 50 per cent · Some of the cards resort to puns. Witness the one with the message. Td like to share my cholocate caster nbbit with you..." Inside, it finished, "but I don't believe in splitting hares." Another card asked on the · face. "It's Easter. What would you rather have -- a dozen pretty eggs? "... Or one cute chick?" The cute chick inside was d i m e n s i o n e d like Jayne Mansfield and clad in a revealing black dress. * · * * OVE CARD stated on the face. "I was going to send you a big chocolate egg with your name on it... "But my ban point pea only writes oa butter," it RELEASED FOR SPRING ended. Other cards are ia "hipster" talk. Sample -- 'like happy Easter" oa the face. I n s i d e , "From a b e a t bunny." Or, "Like having a swinging Easter ... Don't take any square Easter eggs." Several cards have fun with the traditional new outfit for the Easter parade. One card sent "a little something to help you complete your Easter outfit" Inside-the needle. Another observed, "Your new Easter hat win look great... on Hallowe'en." "It's just awful the way they've commercialized Easter," stated one card. It could have stopped right there. But inside was the added message: "Come over and see my new outfit" Oswald Jacoby Jacoby Bid Hits Brake The Jacoby Transfer Bid can be used after an opening two no-trump. The artificial responses are: A. Three clubs. S layman! Asks for a four card major with the additional proviso that if opener has 4-3-3-3 distribution he rtbid three no-trump if his · four card suit is clubs. B. Three diamonds and three hearts. Transfer bids and opener bids three of I XOKTH S A I I 7 5 I S .»t KXX MWTUSON' VENEZUELAN VISITORS A four-day goodwill tour this week by two Venezuelan industrialists included'warm welcome for their wives. Here, visitors and Long Beach friends chat following luncheon Wednesday in Yacht Club. They are (from left) Senora Jose Antonio, Olavarria, Mrs. Edwin Wade, wife of the mayor; Senora Eugenio Mendoza and Mrs. Clair Johnson. Thursday, Mrs. Gus Walker entertained visitors at tea in her home, 4170 Country Club Drive. Mendoza, a former Venezuelan cabinet minister, is here at invitation of city and YMCA. . .. _ Ml R · * I L ' WEST A g i O S V A T S 4 K I S + QJ139 » T J I 411 -ZAST V K K 4 S « J 1 8 » + S J 1 OPEN A FREDERICK'S -CHARGE" · NO SIOXEY DOWN · SIX MONTHS TO PAT In Sprias. a your-s woman's fxscy turns to Frederiek'i, inj Icsdou sheer sheiths, ind provocative halter necklines. In Spriaij ehadei of Turquoise or llisty Pick. * pjyco. SIzci 8 to IS. / 205 EAST OCEAN BLVD. DONRTOWI LOIS IUCH SOUTH CD) A A K V Q J 1 « A Q M + A K 1 7 Sonli West 2H.T. Fui 3* Fin Opeaiai Iea Xarta I V Fsa -4 Q Cut Pass transfer suit, except with maximum strength in transfer suit he may jump to game. C Three spades. Either not used at all or extremely artificaL Dinner Set Members of North Long Beach Junior Women's Crab and ttirTr escorts will take part in the group's ""?1 progressive dinner Saturday evening. Proceeds from the affair will be used toward future operation and philanthropic i projects of the club. Mrs. Frank Reed, president, win greet members and guests. Activities begin with a cocktail hour in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wffliard Leighton, 240 E. Scott St, followed by salad at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reed, 3201 E. Scott St. The main course win be served at the YMCA, 61st Street and California Avenue, and activities conclude with dancing at the home of M*. and Mrs. Tom Giatras, 3340 E. Scott St. Mrs. Thaysen Schwalbe, chairman, is being assisted by Mmes. George Andrew, David Barr, Tora Christensen. Jerry Cochran and Kenneth Newton. WE,THE P«g« B-2--INDEPENDENT CUV.. Tf£*1. A»rl I. 1HJ DEAR. ABB.Y She's Feel ing the Pinch THE TRANSFER bid makes it possible to stop at three of a major after an opening two no-trump bid although such stops should not be made more than once in a blue moon. This North has just the hand for it. South should be able to make the three spade contract. He wins the club opening, cashes the ace and king of trumps, and leads a heart. Dummy's ten loses to East's king and East leads the jack of diamonds. South must go right up with the ace and lead another heart. West wfll take his ace, but win be unable to keep South from discarding one of dum- --, , . -- , ray's diamonds oa his third V^dlfTIGQ rfUIT Incidentally, if North plays ClirflGS FaVOP ABIGAIL VAN BUREN DEAR AB3Y: I am a widow of 27. I must eat so I must work. My figure is good «"j so is my face. My job is waiting on tables and ray problem. is the male} with the urge* to pinch, I! first became aware of w h e n nipped me. let him one between *, his mustache a n d b e a r d . ABBY Then he called me a name. so I gave him a second clop in the chops. That did it. He got loud and the manager appeared. He sided with the creep so I quit Now I ask think I had a screw loose. Am I being · foolish about mineral rights? One of my neighbors has aa artesian well and the other has a spring. Thank you. --LOOKING AHEAD DEAR LOOKING: Anyone who has a potentially valuable asset on hii property and doesn't engage an attorney to Investigate it for M" has a screw loose. You have nothing to lose but the lawyer's fee. · · · * CONFIDENTIAL TO M. R: If you hare picked up this newspaper with your own two hands, and read it with your own two eyes, and understood it with a sound mind, then you are a lot better off than many others. Think about that for a while and write me another letter. BETTY BLAKE, fabric care consultant for Jim Foasbtrg's snds and solvent emporiums, .was, they, tell me, a fascinating speaker for the gals of Kappa Alpha Theta alums when they met for dessert, program and gab-test last week at home of Mkl Pittman, 5200 Canton St. She told them the Ins, outs, care and feeding of new fabrics and old. _. Assisting Nik] as the calories were calculated, but not seriously, .then consumed, were Janet Licht en- ban, Virginia McFadden and Susan White. A soupcoa of those present included Helen Dawe, Helene Rutherford, Pat Graham, Janice GobbeU, Gladys Stubbs. Mary Watland. Elaine Adams and Jane Soyster. * « · « , ADD TO collegiate fraternal news: Sue Prastkk, daughter of the R. L. Prastkas 540 E. 64th St, has Just pledged Kappa Delta at U of Wisconsin, while off at Texas Christian Phyllis Ann Nicholson, daughter of the Raymond Js has been initiated into Alpha Gamma Delta. ,i\ · · · · '^' LUCKING out on tie weather were Alma and Doug McFariand and boat-, guests, Jean and Jim Wood,' Curtyne and Gene DriscoT£ phis hosts' son. Brace, last weekend. Perfect weather, cahn seas and a beeootifuBy leisurely time as they came home, Sunday ' afternoon after a stay at Moonstone Cove. Then uknow how it blew Monday. Whew. The McFarland's offshore cruiser, "The Old Timer,*".is a 42 foot hunk of solid corft- fort with a whale of a range for its size. Only trouble they encountered on the weekend was a continuing, hilarious argument What was that they spotted, frolicking in the water, a school of porpoise or a herd of whale?j Probably a gaggle of barri-1 cuda, a body of bonito or' maybe just of maximum of minnows. POLLY'S POINTERS Acoustical Tiles Take to Tiny Corner Nails LOVE Kay Crane's motto for dieters to remember as they're tempted by that morsel ... "A moment oa your tongue; a lifetime on your ..." meaning wherever you have most trouble) SUNDAY the dub win ,you. Abby. must a girl put have its chiMrens pre- Easter party from 1230 to 3 p.m_ at the Jordan Hi-Teen Canteen. 6301 Myrtle Ave. An Easter egg bant, games and r e f r e s h m e n t s are planned by Mrs. Jerry Cochran, chairman, and Mrs. Tern Christ ensen. up with those old goats in order to hold a job? --LOOKLVG FOR WORK DEAR LOOKING: A sock on the puss is worth two on the foot No respectable girl has to work ia a place like that. With your qualifications, you won't be looking long. spades the opening lead of a rfiamrm/j w21 hold ^ rn tO eight tricks. Irrorov* veur brtds* Mmrf Order nur COOT of -Wla it »nspt win Ov ·aitf J«cor." Jutf und wur narrt, ·darns, mtf S3 et*rt» to: Otwild J»- cor Reidtr Strvfea. c'a Vtit nr»» Mo*r, f-O. lei «9, Dot. A. Ri4l« ctr S'»r,on, fff IK\ n, BT. A drearri of a shoe! Newty shaped by Styleprtdo with super-soft crushed leather uppers In light-hearted bona pinked with tan end beige patches. Looks so expensive, yet costs so very little. Patch pump caresses your toes 335 PINE AVE Mtniej tai frijrf frn. . (Sony. M COA'g i To curry favor means using flattery ia an effort to win favor. An almost effortless but flattering accompaniment for poultry,-m e a t and seafoood that wins favor with your guests can be simply made as follows: Drain syrup from a I pound can of fruit cork till Simmer syrup 2 or 3 minutes with I teaspoon curry powder and pour over fruit cocktaO. Cool, then chill. Plan Installation Long Beach FBXOnb wfll install its officers Sunday at aa 1! an. buffet brunch at The Reef Restaurant. DEAR ABBY: My husband is insanely jealous of Dr. Ben Casey. You wouldn't believe a grown maa could carry on like that We've been married for six years, and Ben is the only man my husband has ever- been jealous of. What should I do? --CRAZY FOR BEN DEAR CRAZY: Start going to Dr. KOdare. · · · · DEAR ABBY: We plan to put our house cp for sale, rve been insisting to my husband that we should reserve our mineral rights. I told him that with an the talk and articles lately on the increasing shortage of pure, clean water, our water supply might be valuable one day. A spring has been flowing on our property for the past 18 years. My husband says that water is not a mineral and if I talked about water being "valuable" one day people would first we had four casters but discovered I could not control the chair's movement very welL Then we got some "little red wagon" wheels and put them oa the back legs of the chair and it worted perfectly. Now that I am able to walk pretty welL I use my chair around home for sitting and for carrying things that are too "heavy for me to manage standing op. Sometimes I use the chair when I go shopping. --A HAPPY WHEELER DEAR POLLY: Here is good advice for the girls who live in apartments or housing projects where the clothesline is shared with others. Dip the ends of your clothespins in red paint. Then there will be no chance of-getting them mixed up with the neighbors'. Also, when they faH ia the grass, they are easier to find. --UNDA DEAR POLLY: Wh«a I tried to darn garments, I never could make them look as nice as grandma's darning ontfl I tried the following trick. I place a piece of net tnder the place to be darned and then weave up and down through Pattern New Shinola "Once-a-Weefc" shoe shine lasts 7 Days By POLLY CRAMER DEAR POLLY: Recently my husband and I had our first experience installing ' acoustical tile. Our directions were to glue each tile to the ceiling and secure it there by wedging a pole between the ceiling and the floor. The pole is supposed to remain ia place for 24 hours. My.husband thought the method sounded both awkward and time- consuming. He solved the problem by inserting tiny, headless finishing nails into the holes, one in each of the four corners. When the nails were sunk slightly below the level of the holes, they did not show. The work was faster (holding each tile securely cntil the glue dried) and they also gave the tiles more support afterwards. --MRS. M.E.F. BOYS--There Is a hint you should surely nail away in the back of your minds. --POLLY * · · « DEAR POLLY: A friend insisted I write you about ny homemade wheelchair. My husband put casters and wheels on a regular dining room chair for me when I was unable to get off the bed into a regular wheelchair. With darn every time. --SARAH J^" , iu sirasstts js^-^^^TM^? 5 ta hterlrrt At . ^ L , ' ' ' *TM ttem fa » faVOHte SpOt ia yOUT to interfere. At to PoDy in care of the Inde-wardrobe. Z pendent. You'll receive a No. 8293 with PATTO- bright new silver dollar If RAMA is in sizes 12V4. u'U. PoDy nsts your ideas ia I6H, 1SJ$, 20',$. 22JJ. 2VA. no arms VOTE TODAY FOR DR. JAMES Crawford IOAKD Or EDUCATION Post Preside »f, Lotweod High Scool P-TJL E»- dontd by Portats for Rofftrtf. ToBft Pointers. Joffesi Dry duals; Horai DdiTiry HE 6-3265 Soft Water Laundry 711 W. AJIJU4IIU 26'i. Bust 33 to 47. Size . 35 bast, dress, 4»4 yarils of 35-inch; bolero, I'/j yards- TO ORDER, send 40c m corns to: ^ BARBARA BELL .5 c/o Independent ^ P.O. Box 99, StationTi New York 19, N.Y.. For 1st-class mailing add lOc for each pattern. Print Name. Address with Zone, Style Na. and Size. · . '-·'· Don't wait--send 50c today for your copy of the^spnng cummer '63 Basic Fashion. \ "

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