The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 1, 1963 · Page 7
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Ann Landers No Such Thing As Woman's lob Dear Ann Landers: As one of the first editors in America to print your column I have more than a casual interest in it. As a parent I have cheered when I felt your counsel was good. Today I thought your counsel was not good. I refer to your approving of boys helping Mom in the kitchen. As I see it the central issue is should a boy do male work—carrying out t h e trash, mowing the lawn, shoveling the snow, and so on? Or should he do female wo r k, such as drying the dishes? Togetherness has been carried to extremes and with disastrous results. Years ago the situation was equally bad with the all- powerful male and the meek female. But the pendulum has swung too far in the opposite direction. If you start boys out in the kitchen they will forever be mama's boys and yes-men to women. You may think I'm nuts but I wouldn't dream of letting our Johnny help with the dishes, except in an emergency.—C.W. Dear Editor: Today work knows no gender. 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Your statement that you wouldn't dream of letting your Johnny help with the dishes — "except in an emergency" — helps to make my point. If Johnny is kept out of the kitchen to protect his maleness, he'd be useless in an emergency. Dear Ann Landers: I am a boy 16. I see by your column that you are not in favor of teenagers holding hands in church. I happen to think holding hands in church is a very good idea, so long as you don't forget why you are in church. Today I read an article in our newspaper which proves that a certain minister in England is on my side. Apparently a couple of clergymen in London are having a hassle about this subject. One minister said, "It is a good and natural thing for young people to bring their friendships into God's presence." What do you have to say now, Ann Landers?—DENNIS Dear Dennis: I say you're a pretty sharp cookie. But I also read the article in my newspaper and this is what the other clergyman had to say: "I do not approve of too much familiarity among teenagers in church. The way some of them hold hands and flirt back and forth I should not be surprised one day to see them necking in the back pew." Thank you for writing, Dennis. I hope you will remember why you are in church. And if you keep your Bible-holdin' hands to yourself, Bub, it will be a lot easier. Dear Ann Landers: That college fellow who is in a state of depression because he doesn't have a beard, ought to get down on his knees and thank the Lord for his soft, beardless face. After the first couple of years of marriage my face began to break out in a rash. I tried staying away from certain foods, I changed from a down pillow to a foam rubber pillow. I bought skin lotions and creams. Nothing seemed to help. Finally, I went to a skin specialist. He matter-of-factly said, "This looks like an irritated condition caused by a man's beard. Well, he was right. My husband's beard has gotten tougher with the passing of time and he was scratching me to pieces. There's no cure for it. The only alternative is to keep away from him — and I don't want to do that.—MRS. SCAR-FACE Dear Mrs: Thanks for your story. I hope it will make baby- face feel better. Does almost everyone have a good tune but you? If so, send for Ann Landers' booklet, "How To Be Well-Liked." enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope. Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of this newspaper enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope. The Baby Has Been Named THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, March 1, 1W3 -C-s ff f? i. ( The son born Feb. 21, to Mr. and Mrs. Lowell 0. Hay, Kansas City, has been named Brian Owen. He weighed 8 lb., 12 oz. Mr. Hay was formerly from Pomona, son of the late John Lloyd Hay. The son born Feb. 24, to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Apel, Manhattan, has been named John William. He weighed 6 lb., 13 oz. Mrs. Apel is the former Mary Dean Holle, Franklin County, home economics agent from 1955 to 1958. The daughter born Feb. 20, to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Price, 1425 Johnson St., Idaho Falls, Idaho, has been named Karen Lynn. She weighed 6 lb., 9V6 oz. Mr. and Mrs. Price have two other daughters, Kathy, 3; and Rene, 18 months. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James Price, 1033 N. Mulberry; and Mr. and Mrs. Homer C. Miller, RFD 1. Great- grandmithers are Mrs. Virginia Price, Ottawa; Mrs. Margaret Miller, Kansas City; Mrs. Herman Peine, Richmond; and Mrs. F. W. Hays, Oklahoma City, Okla. The son born Feb. 27, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Eugene McCullough, Princeton, has been named Michael Dwane. He weighed 8 lb., 14 oz. Memorial Service For '. r Couple White Shrine No. 19, .White Shrine of Jerusalem, gave a memorial service last evening in Ma* sonic Temple for the late Ivan and Isabelle Jacobsen. Mrt. Elmer Roth, worthy high priestess, read a poem, "City of Dreams." Giving Bible verses were Mrs. Lee Finch, Mrs. Richard Maxwell, Mrs. Esthel Northway, Mrs. Steven Needham and Mrs. Charles Talbott. As they draped the shrine altar and laid white carnations at the foot of the charter, Gerald Harford, watchman of shepherds, gave the Lord's prayer. Mrs Paul Smith sang, "Beyond The Sunset." The refreshment committee included Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Pickering and Mrs. Lena Nicholsen. About 40 attended. FAREWELL GIF!' — Mrs. J. I. (Elma) Good, 717 S. Main, opens a gift of fringed bedspread given her by employes of Bruce Co., Inc., to mark her retirement after 17 years with company. Presentation was made by Earl A. Guist, manager, shown with Mrs. Good. (Herald Photo by Lois Smith) LTL Meets In Church The Northside Loyal Temperance Legion met at Trinity Methodist Church on Feb. 26. Salutes to the American, Christian and Temperance Flags were led by Cindy Durbin, Marilyn Wright and Barbara Stipp. Members gave their temperance pledge. Mrs. A. E. Sullins taught the Narcotic Education class. Mrs Gertrude Day presented an object lesson on "Habits." The following officers were elected: president, Barbara Stipp; vice president, Marilyn Wright; secretary, Georgia Ledom; chaplain, Elaine Ingle; song leader, Sarah Vega; recreation leader, Rita Malburg; refresh ment chairman, Cindy Durbin; program assistant, Richard Me Fadden. Cookies were served during thi recreation period. Club Forecast Saturday GOLDEN AGE Recreation Club, Tout Center Mark Retirement With Big Dinner Whirring sewing machines at Jruce Co. Inc., were silent yes- erday during the noon lunch hour while some 160 employees par- ;ook of a dinner honoring Mrs. J. I. Good. The event marked her retirement after 17 years of employment with the company Long tables held huge trays of fried chicken and hot rolls which, with coffee and soft drinks, were furnished by the company. Employees brought covered dishes containing many other kinds of foods. A feature of the event was presentation of a gift of white hobnail breadspread from the employees by the manager, Earl A. Guist. Mrs. Good received many gifts and cards from individual friends. Among those present were several retired employees. "I am going to miss all my friends here at the plant," Mrs. Good says. She is considering part-time employment of some kind to bridge the gap to total retirement. She says she plans to give her home a good cleaning first of all and that she will probably get involved in gardening projects. Employees report that these dinners have been given on other occasions such as holidays. WSCS Circle Has Meeting Mrs. Loren Gensman gave the program topic last evening for Susana Wesley WSCS circle of Trinity Methodist Church. It was "What Shall We Tell Our CM dren About Use of Money." A group discussion followed. Mrs. Carol Kirkpatrick conducted a short business session. Refreshments were served by the hostess, Mr. Denny Peterson, and her co-hostesses, Mrs. Max Cartmill and Mrs. James lillette. Honored At Baby Shower Mrs. Don Miller was honor guest at a layette shower Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Richard Williams. Others assisting were Mrs. LeRoy Teter, Mrs. Duane Hall and Mrs. Glenn Mock. A yellow color scheme was carried out. Winning prizes in games were Mrs. W. H. Williams, Mrs. Mock, Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Harley Williams. About 25 guests were invited. Elizabeth WSCS Circle The meeting of Elizabeth WSCS circle of First Methodist Church was opened last evening by Mrs. Olin Wollen who read, "What is a Minister?" Hostesses at the session in the church were Mrs. Harold Aston and Mrs. Joel Nordeen assisted by Mrs. Wollen. Mrs. Hubert Blecha gave the devotions centered on the 10th chapter of Mark. Mrs. George Hughes presented the program in two parts. The first was an explanation of tithing which is being emphasized during March. The second part was, "What Shall we Tell Our Children About the Use of Money," with several members taking part in the discussion. Two guests who became members were Mrs. Leslie Bailey and Mrs. Delbert Cady. Dinner For Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williams and Debbie gave a recent family dinner to celebrate the 44th wedding anniversary of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Williams. Others attending were Mr. and Mrs. Don Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lowrance, Lavonne, Jill and Becky, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mock, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Teter and Linda, Mrs. Duane Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Mock, Mr. Joe Averill and Larry Lemoa. 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