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Around the Town Hutchinson News Monday, Sept. 13, 1971 Page 6 Campers Gather at Spring Lakes Farm Mrs. Richard Borton and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Martin were hosts for the weekend at the John Borton Spring Lakes farm near Plevna for the Salt Shaker Campers camp-out. Eighteen families of the campers club were present and guests, Messrs. and Mmes. Easy Fortune, Hays; Dick Singleton, Sylvia; John Aberg, Plevna; Richard Dixon and sons; Buzz White and son; and Marshall White and family. MR. AND MRS. E. Lawson May were hosts at an open house Saturday evening in their home at 26 West 13th. Guests were employes and former employes of The Hutchinson News and their husbands or wives. THE HILTON Inn was the setting for a dinner meeting of the Hutchinson Business and Professional Women's Club. Mrs. Roy Wright, president, presided. The program was presented by Ray Feltner, special service director for the Hutchinson schools, who spoke and showed slides of the work being done for handicapped children. Mary Lou Martinez, chairman of the civic participation committee, was in charge of the program. Jane Brunner, membership chairman, introduced two new members, Ruth Switzer and Charlotte Shirey. RUBY Munzer was hostess in her home at 53 Tomahawk Sunday at a breakfast for members of Alpha Lambda chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. Assisting was Amanda Morganstern. Plans were made for members to attend the open house Oct. 3 of the Institute of Log- opedics in Wichita. THE LEAGUE of Women Voters will present a program on the Hutchinson water at a meeting of the Welcome Wagon Lunch Bunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in The Corner. Reservations may be made with Mrs. Jack Evans, 122B, West 5th/South Hutchinson. MRS. ALFRED Bauer, 216 East 5th, department conductress of the Ladies Auxiliary No. 1361, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Mrs. Robert Hirst of Partridge, attended a reception in Omaha, Neb., honoring Mrs. Paul Harmon of Omaha, national president of the Ladies Auxiliary, VFW. MR. AND MRS. E. F. Rayl, 49 Rambler Road, have returned from a vacation in Bremerton, Wash., where they were guests of their daughter and family, Lt. Cmdr. and Mrs. Lynn M. Phelps and daughters, Debbie, Patti and Susan. They also visited with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rayl Jr., in Twin Falls, Idaho. MR. AND MRS. Aloysius Bockhorst of Kinsley were honored with a reception Sunday afternoon in the New Grove Hotel, Kinsley, in observance of their golden wedding anniversary. Their children, Gene Bockhorst, Stafford, and Mr. and Mrs. John William Bockhorst, Canoga Park, Calif., were hosts for the event. The Bockhorsts have seven grandchildren. THE SILVER wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Schmidt of Moundridge was observed Saturday. Their children are James and Carol of the home; Elaine, Newton; and Dwayne, Bloomington, Ind. A RECEPTION Sunday in the McPherson Trinity Lutheran Church, honored Mrs. Ebben Nordling, in celebration of her 80th birthday. Hosts for the occasion were her children, Chester, Liberal; Leland, Bernard, H u g o t o n; Mmes. Keith Sloan and J. Slicker,-Tulsa, Okla. F. HUTCHINSON area Delta Gamma alumnae association members and their husbands were guests Sunday at the Charles Beardslee home at Willowbrook, for their second annual golf and picnic. Attending were- Mrs. -Carl Klaver, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Fernie, Messrs. and Mmes. Jack Willis, William Rostine, Wayne Colburn, Ralph Noyes and Richard Rome. Tomorrow's Events Club Activities PROSPERITY EHU: Mrs. Roy Sheppard, 114 East 16th, 1 p.m. AMERICAN Association of Retired Persons: Northmlnster Presbyterian Church, covered dish luncheon, 12:30 p.m. HUTCHINSON Regional Group of the Horseless Carriage Club of America: First Federal Building, 8 p.m. PARENTS Without Partners: Mrs. Ruea Bryan, 401 East 7th, 8 p.m. WOMAN'S Study Club: Mrs. L. W. Klngery, 304 East 14th, 1:30 p.m. PAST MATRONS Club, Order of the Amaranth: Mrs. Winona Drlggs, 441 North Washington, Apt. 606, South Hutchinson, 7:45 p.m. Teen-Ager's Fantasy of Traffic Fatality (News Photo by Jim Morris) ALL SET ... for the football season Is Jay Tennant, 29 Meadowlark Lane, In a cinnamon tone wide-wale corduroy sport coal, tan and brown paisley shirt and double knit slacks in a shade of nutmeg. Accessories in­ clude short boots, a plaid hat and a cordless corduroy stadium coat. He will model the outfit at the South Hospital Auxiliary fashion show at 8 p.m. today in the cafeteria of Hutchinson High School. Winners In Writer's Contest Officers were elected and awards presented at the annual fall meeting of the 7th District Kansas Authors Club Saturday in Spearville. The new officers are Mmes. Ardith N. Stones, Hugoton, president; Alice Coe, Lamed, vice-president; Kate Krumrey, Offerle, secretary; Edith Campbell Thomson, Moscow, treasurer; Cleta Parker, Hazleton, youth contest manager; Karen Rainey, Hugoton, adult contest manager; and Beulah Powell, Haviland, historian. Awards received by winners in the writer's contest included: JUVENILE STORY-Pauline Female 'Flagmen' Work With Crews LETHBRIDGE, Alberta (AP) —Women have entered another usual man's field of work — (hat' of flagmen — or flagwom- en — for road construction crews in some parts of Alberta. Dale Gooler, superintendent of a Lethbridge road construction firm, hired several females for the work last year and felt they had worked out fairly well, so hired more this year. "The everyday traffic tends to pay more attention and be more courteous to women," he said. Cost of Living Up OTTAWA (AP) - The cost of living for the average Canadian family is at a level one third higher than that of 10 years ago. The Dominion Bureau of Statistics reports that the latest consumer price index of 132.2 means that for every $100 spent of food, housing, clothing and other consumer expenditures in 1961, the same goods and serv ices today cost $132. PICTURE FRAMING Schmitt Paint 4th & Main Grey, Dodge City, 1st; Linda'mention; and Margaret Cald Grove, Lamed, 2nd; and Mar- well, Hanston, guerite Frazier, Copeland, 3rd mention, and honorable mention. SHORT - SHORT STORY — Mrs. G. G. Hays, 700 Monterey, Hutchinson, 1st; A. P. McAnul- la, Great Bend, 2nd; Helen G. Hornbaker, Stafford, 3rd; and Fred R. Belk, Sterling, honorable mention. ARTICLE — Enola Feldman, Garden City, 1st and honorable mention; Thelma Jay, Haviland, 2nd; and Olcta Wilson, Hugoton, 3rd. SHORT STORY—Thelma Jay, 1st; Helen G. Hornbaker, 2nd; Margaret Shauers, Great Bend, 3rd; and Pauline Grey, honorable mention. RHYMED VERSE - Edna Walter, Great Bend, 1st and 3rd; Enola Feldman, 2nd; Pauline Grey, 1st honorable mention; Pat Baxter and Jo Grimm, both of Great Bend, tie for 2nd honorable mention. FREE VERSE-Isabel Doerr Campbell, Lamed, 1st and honorable mention; Thelma Faye Harms, Great Bend, 2nd and 3rd. FACTUAL PIONEER STORY —Kathleen Wares, Liberal, 1st; Mrs. G. G. Hays, 2nd; Neva B. Horner, Larned, 3rd; and Lola Harper, Dodge City, honorable mention. LIGHT VERSE - Pauline Grey, 1st; Thelma Faye Harms and Pauline Grey, tie for 2nd; Isabel Doerr Campbell and Thelma Faye Harms, tie for 3rd; Jo Grimm, 1st honorable Outstanding Frames Stitch-Up with SAVINGS • Beautiful Fabrics • Remnant Prices • MARTIN'S Remnant Shop 2307 N. Main 2nd honorable DEAR READERS: If the col umn today is macabre or depressing, I apologize to those of you who look to me for a laugh. But I was deeply moved by a Kalamazoo teen-ager who asked me to reprint this fantasy which appeared in the Tiger Tattler the school paper of Lawrence. Here it is. Title: In Love With Life-or How It Would Be If I Were Killed In an Automobile Accident. Agony claws my mind. I am n statistic. When I first got here I felt very much alone. I was. overwhelmed with grief and I expected to find sympathy. I found no sympathy. I saw only thousands of others whose bodies were as badly mangled as mine. I was given a number and placed in a category. The category was called "Traffic Fatalities." The day I died was an ordinary school day. How I wish I had taken the bus! But I was too cool for the bus. I remember how I wheedled the car out of Mom. "Special favor," I pleaded. "All the kids drive." When the 2:50 bell rang I threw my books in the locker. I was free until 8:40 tomorrow morning I ran to the parking lot — ex cited at the thought of driving a car and being my own boss. Free! It doesn't matter how the accident happened. I was goofing off — going too fast. Taking crazy chances. But I was enjoying my freedom and having fun. The last thing I remember was passing an old lady who seemed to be going awfully slow. I heard a deafening crash and felt a terrific jolt. Glass and steel flew everywhere. My whole body seemed to be turning inside out. I heard myself scream. Suddenly I awakened. It was very quiet. A police officer was standing over me.. Then I saw a doctor. My body was mangled. I was saturated with blood. Pieces of jagged glass were sticking out all over. Strange that I couldn't feel anything. Hey, don't pull that Hints From Heloise Dear Heloise: Here's a hint I haven't seen before. The instant dry creamer for coffee is supposed to be sprinkled on top of the hot coffee after the coffee has been poured in the cup. You would be surprised the number of people who put instant coffee and cream in the cup and then pour boiling water over it, or pour hot coffee from the pot over the cream. It just doesn't work as well. For some reason when that cream is sprinkled on top it just seems to blend right in, oh, so beautifully! One day my daughter was here. 1 used instant coffee and cream. She wanted to know how I kept it from curdling. I told her and she was amazed. She said she would tell the girls at her office . . . they were always complaining about the coffee curdling and they were one of the many who put the dry instant coffee cream in first. Mrs. Fraley You know I'll have to "fess" up! I was a doubting Thomas — just couldn't believe it would inuke a difference. But, I tried it once, thought my eyes were deceiving me, tried It again (could be just a coincidence) . . . but the third time I mixed up the brew I was convinced. By Heloise Cruse I just gotta admit it—makes nil the difference in the world. And while I'm fesslng up, might as well make the slate clean—1 was one of the worst offenders, but live and learn! Heloise Dear Heloise: I am a 14-year-old girl who is beginning a hope chest. You don't hear much about them any more so If you have any information on them, would you please help me? I would like to know how they got started and what items arc put in them. Thank you. Janis My, my, but that does bring back a bit of nostalgia. Tormenting Rectal Itch Of Hemorrhoidal Tissues Promptly Relieved Gives Prompt, Temporary Relief from Such Burning Itch and Pain in Many Cases. Tho burning itch and pain ' inflam- pain cau.sod by infection and mation in hemorrhoidal tissues cun cause much suffering. But there is an exclusive formulation that in many cases gives prompt relief for hours from this itch and pain so that the sufferer is mure comfortable ugnin. It also actually helps shrink swelling of hemorrhoidal tissues caused by inflammation and infection. Tests by doctors on hundreds of patients in New York City, Washington, D.C. and at a Midwest Medical Center reported similar successful rosults in many cases. This is the same medication you can buy at any drug counter undor the name Preparation /•/*. Preparation H also lubricates lo protect the inflamed surface area and it doesn't sting or smart. In fact, it has very soothing qualities which make it especially helpful during the night when itching becomes more intense. There's no other formula like Preparation H. In ointment or suppository form. You're sooo right, you don't hear much about them today. You've got me wondering too. Do girls still have hope chests and do they still put in the same sort of things that their grandmothers did in their day? It would be interesting to hear from you engaged gals and from you moms with marriageable daughters. Take a few minutes and help us out. Janis has gotten us curious. Just write to, me in care of this paper. We'll be waiting. Heloise (Sond your suggestions to Heloise, core ot The Hutchinson News, Box No. 1% Hutchinson, Kan.) sheet over my head. I can't be dead. I'm only 17. I've got a date tonight. I'm supposed to grow up and have a wonderful life. I haven't lived yet. I can't be dead. Later I was placed in a drawer. My folks had to identify me. Why did they have to see me like this? Why did I have to look at Mom's eyes when she faced the most terrible ordeal of her life? Dad suddenly looked like an old man. He told the man in charge, "Yes — he is our son." The funeral was a weird experience. I saw all my relatives and friends walk toward the casket. They passed by, one by one, and looked at me with the saddest eyes I've ever seen. Some of my buddies were crying. A few of the girls touched my hand and sobbed as they walked away. Please — somebody — wake me up! Get me out of here. I can't bear to see my mom To Run Stories After Wedding In keeping with the tradition that a bride should not be seen in her wedding drdss before the ceremony, The News will not publish Sunday weddings with pictures until the week following the wedding. Friday and Saturday weddings will be printed in the Sunday section on the weekend they take place. Wedding stories that reach our office over five days after the ceremony will be printed without pictures. STEAMATW "Call Doug (or a Clean Rug" Phone 643-2538 They Go!! This Is Your Last Chance to Save at this Low Price Choose From Dress, Flats, Loafers & Casuals On Racks For Your Selection Sixes 4 to 12 $ 5 Pair THE SHOE RACK 18 East 2nd Across the Street from the Hilton Inn and Next Door to the Hub Cafeteria. and dad so broken up. My grandparents are so racked with grief they can barely walk. My brother and sister are like zombies. They move like robots. In a daze. Everybody. No one can believe this. And I can't believe it either. Please don't bury me! I'm not dead! I have a lot of living to do! I want to laugh and run again. I want to sing and dance: Please don't put me in the ground. I promise if you give ms just one more chance, God, I'll be the most careful driver in the whole world. All I want is one more chance. Please, God. I'm only 17. DEAR ANN LANDERS: Our son called yesterday to say he is coming home for a week. He asked me to reserve a room for him and his girl at a nearby motel. He added, "Please get a room with a large bed. We don't like twin beds." I told him I d i d n't approve of the "now generation" sleeping arrangements and to make his own reservations. His voice became brittle, (as it always does when he becomes irritated) and he replied, "I am 23 years old and I don't need your approval. All I am asking you to do is you make the call. Will you?" I said, "No, I will not." Was I wrong?—North Platte Mom. . DEAR MOM: Your son had no business asking you to make that call. Had you done so you would have been condoning the sleeping arrangement—which is what he was after.. You out-foxed him, Doll. (Ann Landers will bg glad to help you with your problems. Send them to Ann Landers, care of The Hutchinson News, Box 3345, Chicago, ,111. 60654, and enclose a stamped, seH-addresscd envelope.) . . . giving him a photo of Sophia Loyen to moon over. "i »M 1*71 IOS ANGELIS VMS Favorite Recipe HAWAIIAN BAKED BEANS 2 1-lb. cans pork and beans IV2 c. drained pineapple bits (4 c.) (13% oz. can) Va c. chopped green pepper % c. barbecue sauce Combine all ingredients; simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Serves six to eight. Susan Klein 1323 East 8th Hutchinson Send your best recipes lo Favorite Recipe, The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kan. The recipes are judged by Jane Sjvage, home service director of the Gas Service Company. Each one chosen fur publication wins a SI award. The Road to Drug Addiction Leads NOWHERE ... Except to maybe death or degradation. Many young people already are addicts. Many more have becomeipart of the grim fatality statistics. "WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT DANGEROUS DRUGS," available through this newspaper for only $1, brings all the facts together about the "hard" drugs and what they can do to you. It also tells you how the addict—or any problem drug user- can be helped. This booklet is MUST reading for every parent and teenager. Send for your copy today. I What You Can Do About Dangerous Drugs The Hutchinson, Kansas News P. O. Box 5 Teaneck, New Jersey 07666 Enclosed is i..'i for .... copies of What You Can Do About Dangerous Drugs at, $1.00 each. "1 Name . Address City ... (Pleas* print clearly) State Zip |^ Please make check payable to The Associated Press, SPELL DOWN By JIM ELLIOTT With school starting again it is appropriate to recall the old practice which most of us adults remember of having spelling matches during the school term. This was a practice handed down from the old country school house days and many Jim Elliott older folks hold the opinion that our schools turned out better spellers in those days. 'Not only did the schools hold spelling matches within the school, but there were matches with other neighboring schools in which the entire community sometimes took part. The school chillren would compete against children of their own grade in the other school and then there would be a contest between the adults of the two communities. Sometimes there would be prizes given for the individuals and the school which won. The old fashioned art of spelling shouldn't be neglected in an age of written communication. Who wants a stenographer who is unable to spell? What paper wants a reporter who is not able to spell? A teacher of all people should be able to spell. Who wants a clerk who is unable to spell? As a matter of fact, who wants an executive who is unable to spell? One advantage of the old- fashioned spell-downs is the competitive, spirit that it engendered. Somehow knowing how to spell became more important if we could test our ability against the others of our class or against those from other schools. " Mi Next Monday this column will be conducted by Bill Elliott of The Elliott Mortuary.

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