The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on February 7, 1963 · Page 3
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Ann Landers Can, Too, That Tin Cure Ear Ann Dear Am Landers: Correction, please, on your statement — "You've got a tin ear, brother, and there's no cure for it." There is, indeed, a cure for it, tf "Brother" is willing to work hard. A cousin of mine loved to sing but the poor guy couldn't carry a tun e in a picnic basket. He was determined not to miss the fun of singing, and set out to memorize sounds. He actually slaved at training his ear, and after a while he was able to sing on key. By the time he got to Harvard he sang well enough to join the Harvard Glee Club. For four years he was one of their best baritones. Although he never achieved absolute pitch (this cannot be taught) he did succeed in overcoming his tin ear. -ROBERT C. MARSH Dear Bob: I stand corrected (by the distinguished music critic of the Chicago Sun-Times yet). Thank you, in behalf of all the tin ears in the land. Dear Ann Landers: I'm writing in regard to the 19-year-old girl who signed herself Grace. She and her mother were like Film Given For Program Dr. W. H. Dickinson, district superintendent, showed the film, "Song of the Shining Mountain." the story of American Baptist missionary work with the Crow Indians in Montana. He also igave a brief resume of Baptist Indian work. Mrs. John Pinney led devotions and Mrs. Frank Thudium dedicated the love gift. Special music was given by a vocal quartet composed of Mrs. Gene Cramer, Mrs. Raymond Gillette, Mrs. A. K. Rader, Mrs. Pinney, Mrs. Orville Glenn and Mrs. Evelyn Reddick. Marcia Cudworth was the hostess circle with Mrs.' Orville Glenn pouring. New Honor For Maury help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of this newspaper enclosing a stamped, self- addressed envelope. MILWAUKEE (AP)-Shortstop Maury Wills of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a minister's son who specializes in theivery on the Na tional League basepaths, will bbe honored at a dinner tonight as the Athlete of the Year for 1962. The 30-year-old speed merchant will receive the Frederick C. Miller Memorial Trophy, awarded annually by the Fraternal Order of Eagles on the basis of the Associated Press poll of sports writers and sportscasters. The trophy is named for a late Milwaukee brewer and sportsman. Wills was a runaway winner of the Athlete of the Year award after shattering one of baseball's supposedly "unbreakable" records. He stole 104 bases in breaking Ty Cob's mark of 96 set in 1915. He was caught trying to steal only 13 times. strangers. There was no warmth between them. Grace said there never was. You put the whole blame on the mother. I think you could be wrong. My own daughter is 16, and she's another Grace. When she was seven, she let me know she didn't want my hugs or kisses. Whenever I tried to be affectionate she pushed me away. So, I stopped trying. Many times I longed to hold her in my arms but she had set up the barrier. My husband left me when my Grace" was six. Perhaps this is a clue. I remarried a few years later and now have a loving husband and a darling, affectionate daughter. The two girls are as different as night and day. So please print my let ter, Ann, and tell some of those cold daughters to warm up toward their mothers and maybe they will get something in return.—DELTA Dear Delta: No one is born cold." All children want to be loved. If your daughter refused to accept your affection it was because you somehow rejected her first. Your "clue" is a revealing one. You did not love your husband and this child by him was probably unwanted — and unloved. Your second marriage was a good one. You loved the man and you loved his child. A child's heart is the most delicately sensitive machine in the world. It knows. Dear Ann: When I have guests for dinner I like to clear the dishes and leave everything in the kitchen until I can do things my way. My guests think they are doing me a favor when they insist on "helping. I keep repeating, "No, no. . . I'd prefer to do it myself," yet they go right on chipping my china, breaking the stems of my good crystal and scratching the silver. One guest threw a large piece of roast beef into the garbage can before I could stop her. Another guest tossed out several servings of salad saying, "Why clutter up the refrigerator with this?" Please, Ann, tell people when a hostess says she'd rather clean up the dishes herself she means it. Thanks-RUTH Dear Ruth: When some people say "No" it sound like "Maybe." If you don't want help be emphatic. Often it's not what you say but the way you say it, that delivers the message. Confidential to Deserted: Constant use will wear anything out — especially "dear friends." You overdid it, so don't blame them. Confidential to Worried Sick: It is physically, biologically and scientifically impossible, so stop worrying. You need basic information, Boy. Ask your doctor or the Coach to recommend some reading material. To learn how to keep your boy friend in line without losing him, send for Ann Landers' booklet. 'Necking ard Petting — And How Far To Go," enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope. Ann Landers will be glad to Group Elects New Officers Beta Gammas elected new officers at the meeting Tuesday evening at Mrs. Ralph Crawford's home. They are Mrs. W S. Bowers, president; Mrs. W. H. Leonard, recording secretary; Mrs. Lee Shelden, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. Lee Casida, treasurer. The program was a talk by Nancy Ransom, Williamsburg, who told of the Citizenship Seminar which she attended last summer. Sponsored by Kansas Farm Bureau, it was at Rock Springs 4-H Camp. Nancy was one of the Franklin County delegates. Plans were made for a white elephant auction at the next meeting at Mrs. R. A. Collier's home. Mrs. Erwin Elder was co-hostess. Entertains Music Club Nancy Fleming entertained the Girls Music Club Wednesday evening at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Fleming. Members played piano solos. Becky Hoots gave a vocal solo, playing her own accompaniment. Mrs. Robert A. Anderson gave a vocal solo accompa nied by her daughter, Addie Anderson. Lana Jane Bigelow was awarded the prize for practice hours by the club sponsor, Mrs. R. L. Stevens. Mrs. Fleming and Nancy served Valentine refreshments. Fifteen members and 12 guests were present. Cindy Durbin will entertain the club March 6. Training For GS Leaders In preparation for the launching of the new design for the Girl Scout program in September, program change training will be given at First Baptist Church for the Franklin District of Girl Scouts Friday, Feb. 8 and Feb. 22, and again on March 8 and March 22. The hours are from 9:30 to 2:30 daily. All Girl Scout leaders are asked to register through their neighborhood chairmen. They are Mrs. Fred Adamson, CH 2-4249 for Neighborhood I, and Mrs. James Warnock, CH 2-4269, for Neighborhood n. Neighborhood meetings will be combined with the second and fourth sessions of the training and will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on those days. Workshop On Science Elmer Roth from the Ottawa University biology department conducted a workshop on science in the elementary grades for the Association for Childhood Education meeting last evening. Nancy Lollar presided at the meeting in Eugene Field School. Hostesses were Mrs. Grace Hoobing and Mrs. Mae Likes. The group voted to contribute $25 to the International Association building fund and elected new officers. They are Mrs. Isabelle Jacobsen, second vice president; Mrs. Josephine Strafuss, third vice president; Mrs. Letha Figgins, fourth vice president; and Miss Grace Metz, secretary. Plans were made and committees appointed for the State ACE convention to be held in Ottawa, Oct. 2. Lane News Surprise Party On 87th Birthday By MRS. GAIL CHAMBERS Mrs. Sylvia Mills was honored on her 87th birthday with a surprise party. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. M. D. White, Mrs. William Robinson, Mrs. Ross Kimball, Mrs. Lloyd White, Mrs. John Hahn, Mrs. Donald McDougal, Mrs. Clara Thompson, Mrs. Will Hettler, Mrs. Lottie Burnett, Mrs. Charles Bump, Mrs. Lillian Allen, Mrs. Allie Knoop, Mrs. Walt Landess, Mrs. Oscar Henderson, Mrs. Jerry Triplett and Mrs. Tom Stevenson. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Heiber received word that their son, John, who lives in Ohio, lost four fingers in a power saw accident while working in the basement of his home. He has been released from the hospital. There will be a Lane - Baker Cemetery Association meeting Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lane Recreation Club at which time directors will be elected. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Christian and Mr. and Mrs. Willliam Christian left Friday morning for Laredo, Tex. They plan to be gone 10 days to two weeks. Mildred Ridder and Herman Rutledge were married Feb. 2, 1963, at the St. James Catholic THE OTTAWA HERALD Thursday, Feb. 7, 1963 For Insurance On dwellings, household goods, buildings and automobile See Dean Berlin, Agent 109 E. Second Phone CH 2-2804 John Baker Baker Coach BALDWIN, Kan. (AP)-John Baker has been named basketball coach at Baker University for the 1963-64 season succeeding Jim Irick, who recently was named the school's head football coach. Baker is coach at Shawnee- Mission West High School. He is a native of El Dorado and had attended Ft. Hays State College. Previous coaching assignments include St. John High and Shawnee-Mission East. He is 35. Player Still Top Winner FOR ECONOMICAL, FAST, ONE-COAT DECORATING . . . Get COOK'S DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - The playoff victory of Jack Nicklaus over Gary Player in the Palm Springs Open put the young professional golfer high on the list of 10 top money winners this week. 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