Anderson Daily Bulletin from Anderson, Indiana on February 28, 1970 · Page 5
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SATURDAY, F E B R U A R Y 28, 1970 ANDERSON DAILY BULLETIN PAG! 5 . By A B I G A I L VAN BUHEN DEAR ABBY: Many times you express great wisdom and great compassion in your answers, bill at limes, I feel tliat you arc still hung up on some cruel traditions of our culture which are hypocritical and sick. In tin's instance, 1 am referring to the example of the young girl who wished to have a complete wedding in spite of the fact that she became a mother at 16 and is raising her own 5-year-old daughter. I think you were wise to suggest that she not use the daughter in the wedding, but why in the mercy of God, would you suggest this girl brand herself on her wedding day with an off-colored white or pastel wedding gown for a mistake she made five years ago? If you recommended that we single out the past virtues or mistakes of the bride, . then why not also recommend that the groom should wear a while suit if he is pure and a black suit it he is not pure? In all fairness, we should invite the entire congregation, including the minister, to wear proper attire as.to whether or not they were virgins when they were married. Then, we would nol heap all the humiliation upon the bride on the most important day of her life as she is forced lo march down the aisle displaying her "colors." Isn't il about time thai we slop making young brides wear "the scarlet letter" on their wedding day? After all, how many of those innocent looking brides wearing pure white gowns actually have the right to wear such signs of purity? Fiendishly, we like to brand the ones who got caught, who in most cases, have already · suffered enough. When will we ever learn? Sincerely, . Paul Whipple, Minister Faith United Methodist Church Kent, Ohio Voice Of Broadway NEW YORK -- Tennessee Williams saw "Oh! Calcutta!" and pronounced it "tame"; just a few raised eyebrows ago Tenn. was considered Bdwy.'s nobly smuttiest playwright . . . No benefits for Jim Arncss 'of "Gunsmoke": has millions in real estate already . . . Beautiful glamor gal Kathy Bradford's ill -- the doc said from an overdose of "health foods" . . . Joey Bishop's been evasive as Howard Hughes but if lie comes out wherever he is, he can .pick up ?50,000 for a music-fair tenl-week . . . The band al Wesion's wasn't playing any Sammy Cahn songs so Sammy expropriated the piano and tinkled 20 in a row . . . Famed actor's wife (divorcing him) claimed he was on narcoticcs so he went and look a blood lest to prove it's ail vitamins. Classical tap dancer Paul Draper's daughter Pamela is np for a leading role in Ihe "Fiddler on the Roof" film . . . Admiral Corp. Chairman Ross D. Siragusa Sr. just made a quarter-Billion dollar deal with Em- erson-Dumonl TV which is just the latest sweet triumph for Ross: in the late 20s Ross and his late lovely wife Irene hocked all their household furnishing for $3,400 (in Chicago) (o start the business which now is worth jillions. William S.iroynn's daughter Lucy is as good at quotable lirocrakcrs as her Pulitzer Prizewinning pop: al Lucliow's Lucy said she's currently "in love wi!h t'.vo Frenchmen. Usually I'm only in love with o;ie." . . . Woman slopped Diahann Carroll and said she looked familiar, "Didn't I see you on TV last night with Danny Thomas?" . . . Diahann replied, "You've GOT to learn to tell us apart! That .was Dionne Warwick." . . . "Oh! Calcutta!" producer Hilly Elkins is spending some of his smut-gotten gains on a quick-second honeymoon with Claire Bloom: a trip around the world (next year they'll go someplace else). Famed adgal Jane Trahey pulled a doox.ey of an Esquire assignment: she'll try to show "How to sell Teddy Kennedy to the masses in four pages or less" . . . Songwriter-press Bgent Tex Fcnstcr tried to collect his fee from a ballroom bandleader client who confessed he couldn't pony up -- had just spent it all on a "new toupee" . . . Jose Ferrer who really should be on a stage will tour Japanese nightclubs in March , . . Henry Hudson Hold owner Irv- BEAK HEVERliNU WHll'PLE: Some never learn. But I liavu learned from you. Thank you for your fine, illuminating letter. ft- ·.'; - i: it DEAR ABBY: You had a letter in your column signed "NAIVE IN NEBRASKA." She said that after her elderly mother's death she went to visit a woman who her mother had described as a "frequent visitor" who had been kind to her during her illness. (She'd come every Sunday, with a piece of cake, and read the Bible to her.) In this woman's home she saw some of her mother's precious "antiques." She was astonished, and wanted to warn others that there were women who made it their business lo routinely visit the sick and elderly and "admire" some of their bric-a-brac just enough lo gel the ailing person lo make them a "Gift" of a few pieces before dying. I would like to quote something from our church bulletin for NAIVE IN NEBRASKA lo see: "The test of a people is how il behaves toward Ihe old. It is easy lo love children. Kven tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care of the old, the incurable, the helpless arc Ihe true gold mines of a cullure." -- Abraham J. Heschel. Her mother parted gladly with the antique bric-a-brac in "payment" for the companionship (whatever the motives) which she so desperately hungered for. Sad to say, only closest relatives seem expected to render services out of love -- for nothing, but strangers demand a price. Too bad NAIVE IN NEBRASKA didn't know il. 11 may have inclined her to lake belter care of her mother. LOUiSVlLLIAN READER By Jack O'Brian ing Schatz says his hostelry never made a profit since it was built -- until he leased Ihree floors to Ihe nearby Roosevelt Hospital . . . The Smothers Bros, in interviews say they're trying to get Glen Campbell to see things their distorted "free" way: but Glen won'( even let anyone use profanity around him. Mayor Lindsay who tried to get a job al the New Yorker in 19-16 now (the mag says) is the most cartooned mayor in its history . . . We find that tough to understand -Mayor La Guardia'seemed to pop up in its pages much more in his brighter days . . . Miami Beach's weather has been so had it even got on the front Florida pages . . . ' Now the Beach faces a taxi strike . . . Ex- Mirror critic Frank Quinn goes back for more brain surgery . . . Frank's pretty wife meanwhile now is Elliott Roosevelt's gal Friday . . . Asked if he'd wed again, Groucho Marx grouched, "With my luck it's a certainty!" Pres. Irvin Field of Ringling Bros, started his son Ken at (he Circus at Ihe bottom -as a simple vice president ... "Well," quoth Irvin, "the. lad's got to start someplace." David Merrick's much pallycaked new "Child's Play" suspense - hit increases his Bdwy. show's to seven, .and improves his percentage to une-lhird of the major stage productions on The Stem . . . London's Clean Air Act was signed in 1965 and its last "bad smog" was in 'G2, its weather experts claim; plus 50 per cent more Winter sunshine than a decade ago (someone please stagger through our smog to Blighty and see how they managed il). Jerry Lacy (who plays Bogarl so amazingly) and his wife Rebecca Shaw are,in "Play It Again, Sam"; only he's in Ihe Bdwy. original at the Broadhurst and Rebecca's in the Kla. troupe al Miami's Cocon u t Grove Theatre . . . Chester Morris (who started in films 42 years ago) hadn't made one in IB years -- until Ihe current "Great White Hope" 1 movie. Now that the Soviets have asked for closer lies with Greece, how come Melinda Mer- couri and her husband Jules Dassin haven't publicly deplored THAT Commie plan . . . Several star-gazers predicted Jimmy Ellis (Pisces) would knock the stars out of Joe Frazier (Capricorn) by kayo; the stars can moon over [hat goof. Babson's Point Of View LOWEU PlllCED STOCKS WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass. - While Ihe purchase of lower priced stocks (generally those selling under $20 per share) .is certainly not without risk, these issues can be attractive to aggressive inveslors seeking capital gains. Because of their volatility, such securities offer Ihe opportunity for smart per cenlage gains on a relatively Email increase in price, and in some instances, they may represent possible growth situations. Lower priced stocks also enable small investors to deal in round lots (usually 100 shares), rather than in odd lots. MARKET TIMING 1MPOHTANT Unfortunately, many people use poor market timing in purchasing lower priced issues. The investing public tends to shy away from these stocks after a sharp market decline but becomes overly enthusiastic nbout the same stocks once the market has enjoyed a substantial rise. Too often, investors are caught np in the speculative nlmospherc which usually marks the lop of a bull market and they begin to purchase lower priced issues. By this lime, mosl such issues have had sharp advance^ in price and are now selling near their highs. Such timing could not be worse! If the market should then decline, these investors invariably become "locked into" secondary slocks for a long period of time, even though Ihe intention was to buy for a short-term profit. LONG-TERM POSSIBILITIES In the past, boar markets have presented ·ppoi'tumlies for inveslors lo get into good frowth lifuations at ground-floor levels. Such opportunities arise because bear markets usually bring the good stocks down with the bad before they have finally run their course. While such opportunities are glaringly obvious in retrospect, they require a great degree of selectivity when looking ahead. In this respect, probably the most common mistake is for investors to purchase a stock solely because it has suffered a sharp decline and is in the lower price bracket. Correctly, investors should look for a favorable basic picture and above- average growth possibilities when trying to pick lower priced stocks for possible long-term growth. DETERMINE OBJECTIVES . It is important that investors determine the purpose for which (hey are selecting lower priced issues before they make Iheir commitment. 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