The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on February 20, 1963 · Page 5
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Landers Don't Go In Hock | ' ' ' ;' * For Fancy Funeral ; pear Ann Landers: Are you out of your mind? I was shock* lea* when I read that you think it's'just grand to have a funeral 'for a cat - "Powder Puff was ; her name. Shortly after that you I published a letter in your col- i umn praising a crazy mother who had a lovely funeral for their cocker spaniel. The kids stood at the dog's grave and sang, "Oh where oh where has my little dog gone?" All this gets the nod from y you, but you are against spending money on:, flowers and a ' beautiful c a s- ket for a loved : one. ; According to : you it's how we treat people i when they are alive that counts. , I agree in part, but I feel it's also important to treat them well when life has departed. You said the dead can't smell • the flowers nor can they see the ] plush lining of a costly casket. Well, they can't hear the sermon either. Maybe there should be no religious services either? Why < don't you go back to housework? -FORMER ADMIRER Dear Former: Thank you for your poinT of view. You write well, but you don't read so hot. I'd like to make two points: 1. You are confusing a child's love for his pet with the panoply of an extravagent funeral. 2. I. am not opposed to flowers or beautiful caskets. I am opposed to people hocking their eyeballs to put on funerals which are beyond their financial means. P.S. I did housework and I like writing a column better. Dear Ann Landers: A certain woman who works in our office loves to be in charge of office collections. Whenever she hears of someone who is ill, of a death .in the family or an approaching marriage she takes right over. Last week one of the girls resigned to move to another city. I counted the names of 47 people who contributed anywhere from 50 cents to $1 for the farewell gift. When the honored guest opened the package I was shocked to see two small items which could not have cost more than $5 a piece. And then there was a funeral for another employee severa months ago. This same woman collected $1 from everyone. The small basket of cut-flowers from 50 people was a pathetic sight. No one ever knows exactly how much she collects nor does she ever show a receipt. What can be done about this? HORN SWOGGLED Dear Horn: Although your suspicions seem well - grounded you can't accuse the woman withou solid evidence. Keep your ear to the grounc and when you hear of an approaching event that will trigger an office collection, grab the ini tiative. Then be sure thlt you tost the list of givers and jhe •eceipts on the office bulletin board. The contrast in procedure will speak more eloquently than anything you could say. '• \ Dear Aim Landers: I get up! at 6:00 a.m. five days a week to fix my husband a big .breakfast. On Saturdays and Sundays he doesn't go to work but he gets up just the same because he can't sleep. He expects me to get up on those days and get him the same big breakfast. I do all my own work and don't have the energy some women have. I'd enjoy sleeping a few extra hours but he insists it's my duty to get up and make him breakfast whether he goes to work or not.. He doesn't care for church, sports or visiting friends. He spends most of his weekend in bed reading, watching TV anc just sleeping. I can't go back to bed during the day because I have too much work. Do I have the right to sleep until 8:00 a.m. on the days my husband doesn't have to go to work?—TRUDY Dear Trudy: Your husband's punishing behavior is a symptom of a deeper problem. You two need the help of a marriage counselor or a clergyman. A man who really cares about his wife would not make such unreasonable demands. He'd be delighted to let her sleep a few extra hours. Does almost everyone have a good time but you? If so, sent For Ann Landers' booklet, "How To Be Well-Liked," enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin anc a long, self-addressed, stampec envelope. Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Sent them to her in care of this newspaper enclosing a stamped, self addressed envelope. Fashion Show For Program The program for Exemplar Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, Mon day evening was a spring fashion show, planned by Mrs. Byron Fa den. After Dorothy Baker, Mrs Bob McGhee and Mrs. Jim Rod gers gave a mock show, they modeled the latest in spring coats -During the business session bj Mrs. Rodgers, plans were made to hold a St. Patrick's party a Mrs. Wallace Hart's home for patients from Osawatomie State Hospital.,It was voted to take an associate membership in Ransom Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The hostess, Mrs. Harvey Mar tin, and her co-hostess, Miss Ba ker, served refreshments. Your old piano or musi- sal instrument is worth more on a new . .. WURLITZER At... BUTLER'S TO HAWAII — Departing aboard the SS Matsonia for Hawaii, from San Francisco, is Mrs. Basil W. Kelsey, 607 S. Hickory. Mrs. Kelsey and Mrs. Bert Anderson sailed on Feb. 14. Gives Slides For Program AtBPWClub Bruce Bundy, Ottawa University student, gave a program of slides for B & PW Club dinner meeting last evening, and told of his experiences on a "People to People," tour in Europe last summer. The program was arranged by the World Affairs committee headed by Mrs. Walter Price. Others on the committee are Miss Gladys Anthony, Miss Nancy Lollar and Mrs. Chester Louderback. Mrs. Delbert Campbell president, announced that the annual Bosses' Dinner will be at the next meeting, March 19. The annual district spring luncheon will be in Paola in April. A letter of thanks from the county health office was read for help with the polio vaccine program. Visitors were Mrs. Harold Bennett, and Mrs. Lerella Stiffler, Pomona. Club Forecast Thuiday AXTER SOCIAL HOUR, Mm. James Allen 'LA, Mrs. J. E. Berry '. BAPTIST WMS IICHTER W8CS EORIA LADIES AID, Mrs. Dora Weaver HELPFUL SERVICE class, N. Baptist Church EAUCEANT EAGLES AUXILIARY Entertains Legato Club Margaret Bowers entertains he Legato Music Club Monday vening at the home of her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. W S. Bow ers. Members played piano so os as did Carolyn Bowers, a guest. Sheri Hewitt was awarded thi Jiize for .practice hours by the lub sponsor, Mrs. R. L. Stevens itrs. Bowers and Margare erved Valentine refreshments Eleven members and 10 guest were present. Elizabeth Smith will entertain lie club March 12. DRAKE'S BAKERY For Rolls-Donuts-Pies and all other bakery v products The Ransom Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Will hostess A MEMBERSHIP COFFEE Friday, February 22, 1963 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Elliott Hall, First Baptist Church 4th and Hickory Streets Ottawa, Kansas We would like to extend this invitation to every- i one in Franklin County that is interested in becoming a part of the auxiliary's work. Please help us do this by offering our invitation to all of your friends and! encouraging them, as we encourage you, to attend this collet. OES Confers Degrees At Quenemo Quenemo Chapter No. 63, Order of Eastern Star, conferred degrees at the meeting Monday evening. Mrs. Elaine Smith, worthy matron, and Paul Smith, worthy patron, presided. It was announced that the secretary and treasurer will be honored at the March 4 meeting. Mr. Smith gave a report from the Masonic lodge asking the chapter to contribute to a fund for a new roof on the temple. Mrs. Genevieve Reeser, Melvern, a guest, won the door prize. Other visitors included Mrs. Lulu Schwanbeck, WaKeeney, mother of Mrs. Myrtle Rogers; and Mrs. Sarah Calkins, Melvern. Mrs. Minnie Engle and Mrs. Thelma Nelson served refreshments. The table was decorated in a Washington's birthday theme by Mrs. Lela Comstock The centerpiece was a figurine of Washington encircled with net and flowers in red, white and blue, and small red hatchets and candles. Dinner For Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stansbury 835 N. Poplar, observed their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a family dinner Sunday at Hilltop House. Their anniversary was on Monday. Later the group was all at the home of a daughter, Mr. anc Mrs. B. L. Dick, David, Martha and Melinda for cake and coffee Others present was a son am family, Mr. and Mrs. George W Stansbury and Michael, De Soto In honor of the anniversary Mrs. Stansbury was given a par ty with cake and gifts by fellow employees of Mode • O'Day one day last week. Harmony Is Entertained Carolyn and Marilyn Wiggins entertained the Harmony Music Club Tuesday evening at the home of their parents, Mr. an< Mrs. Russell Wiggins. Members played piano solos. Celeste Ann Campbell was awarded the prize for practice hours by the club sponsor, Mrs R. L. Stevens. Mrs. Wiggins Carolyn and Marilyn, served re freshments. Twelve members and 12 guests attended. Ann Minnicl will entertain the club March 10 Ceremony Read In Ottawa Church Anna Marie Adcock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Adcock, 934 Lincoln, and Alan Schwartz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Howe, Ottawa, were married Feb. 10, in Wesleyan Methodist Church. Rev. R. C. Stephens officiated. The bride wore a street length dress of white linen and lace and long white gloves. A pearl trimmed clip held her veil. She carried a white Bible. Her corsage was of pink roses. Ruth DePriest played nuptial music and Paul Stephens sang, "The Wedding Prayer." Katy Cowdin was maid of honor. She wore a blue chiffon dress and white carnation corsage. Albert Hancock acted as best man and Raymond and Roger Adcock ushered. Relatives of the couple and a few close friends attended. The bride's mother wore a blue jersey dress with beige accessories. The groom's mother wore a royal blue silk dress with blue accessories and both mothers had white carnation corsages. A reception was held in the church annex. The three-tier cake, decorated with a miniature couple, was baked and served by Ruth Sundstrom. Cindy Creviston dipped punch. Mrs. Roberta Adcock was at the guest book and Mrs. Margie Adcock was in charge of gifts. The bride is a graduate of Ottawa High School. The groom is a graduate of Flat Rock High School, Huron, Mich., and is employed at Pomona dam. Socialettes Garficld Gardeners will meet this evening with Mrs. Louis Hardage. The program will be a discussion of Rachel Carson's book, "Silent Spring," by Harold Crawford and Miss Nell Barnaby. City Teachers Wives club meeting was at Mrs. S. S. Bergsma's home last evening with 22 present. The committee included Mrs. Don Hoglund and Mrs. Ralph Loyd. The next meeting will be a dinner at Eugene Field School, March 16. Members of Chapter GL, PEG, went as a group to Nelson Art Gallery, Kansas City, yesterday, to see the Van Gogh exhibit. Several from Chapter AU accompanied them to make a group of nearly 20. Party Punch Gal. Jug — 65c We Deliver SELECT DAIRY CH 2-1607 SPRING PATENTS ON THE 8TACKI $12.95 Daytime flattery goes PATENT... and so becoming with your casual sports outfits... thin mid heel for fashion; wider-more- waDcable heel for comfort And for added smartness note fashion's new snip square toef Exclusively.. .Only At... RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE 212 So. Mam MR. AND MRS. ALAN SCHWARTZ Club Plans Scrapbook Friendship Circle decided at the meeting yesterday with Mrs. Walter Pohl to make a scrapbook which will contain news items given for roll call and other articles on club interests. Mrs. Dean Baer was in charge of the meeting. The collection amounted to $2.60. Mrs. Frank Cannady and Mrs. George Shuler won in a word contest. Guests present in addition to the 18 members were Mrs. Ivan Ball, Mrs. lone Glaum and Mrs. Aurelia Johnson. Beta Gamma Has Meeting Mrs. R. A. Collier was hostess for Beta Gamma last evening. Mrs. Ray B. Kelly, co-hostess, conducted business. A sum of $25 was cleared from an auction of "white elephants" including jewelry, hats, shoes and purses. A cherry dessert was served from a table covered with a lace cloth and centered with an ar rangement of red roses. Refrigerate Dough If you've made up a batch ol refrigerator cookie dough and it is too soft to shape into a roll, refrigerate the dough and then shape. Wrap the roll tightly and refrigerate until very firm before slicing and baking. THE OTTAWA HERALIV Wednesday, Feb. 30, OESDisti Meeting Thursday WELLSVILLE - NeEv* ers, District Aide of District 6, has announced that the School of Instruction of District ,No. J, Order of Eastern Star, , will >M at Wellsville Masonic Hill «t 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, when Bernadine Russell, Worthy .Grand Matron, Climax, will make her official visit. Among the honored guests will be Marguerite Webster, Ottawa, past grand matron; Anna Foust, Baldwin, past grand matron; Edith Chambers, Lane, district aide of District No. 7; Viola Broers, Eudora, district aide of District No. 13; Maxine CalhpUn, Kansas City, grand committed member; and Lucille Jackson, Gardner, grand representative. A banquet at 6:30 p.m. in Hayt Hall of the Wellsville .Methodist Church will be served by the Woman's Society of Christian Service. One hundred guests are expected. The night meeting will be at 8 p.m. in the Masonic Hall. 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