The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 4, 1963 · Page 5
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Ann Landers 'Foreigners' Made Our Country Great J . V Dear Ann Landers: -Most of the problems in your column are personal. This problem involves all Americans. Why do we allow foreigners to come to our great country and create problems for Americans? There is only so much room here and so many jobs. We owe it to our own true Americans to take care of them first. Eve ryone' knows there are it least five million jobless Americans. Plenty of t h e s e people are living in slums. The .foreigners will work cheaper so they get f i r s t crack at t h e Ana jobs. Is this fair to pur own people? If the foreigners don't like the policies of their respective countries why don't they fight for what they think is right and gain their independence? America did.—A PROUD AMERICAN Dear Proud: Every now and again I hear from an ignorant malcontent who waves the American flag in an attempt to divert attention from the central problem — his own miserable failure. Anyone who has ever looked at an American history book knows this country was made great by "foreigners" who came here in search of freedom 'and opportunity. We all have roots in another part of the world — unless we happen to be American Indians. in case you've forgotten, the words on the Statue Of Liberty read: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free. The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless and the tempest-tossed to me." major in college and pride myself on being able to work out most of my problems in a mature, adult manner. My "mature, adult manner" somehow has deserted me.. Henry, my 16-year-old brother, was made a ward of the state because my parents were unable to handle him. My father is an alcoholic and my mother is a neurotic with an uncontrollable temper. • When I married last year I took Henry into our home. My husband and I were appointed his legal guardians by the court. The boy has shown remarkable progress. He is friendly, cooperative and does better in school. My mother, seeing the vast improvement, insists that we give him back. I wouldn't consider it and legally she can't take him. I've told her this repeatedly but she keeps harping. Henry hates living in her home and is frightened to death of her. Whenever she comes over he has a "relapse." What shall I do?-SISTER Dear Sister: Visit your mother in her home. Tell her she cannot come to yours. Henry is fighting a tough battle and it's obvious that his mother's presence makes him ill. This may seem cruel but it is essential for the boy's recovery. Let's hope your mother will come to understand why. Does almost everyone have a good time 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- paper enclosing a stamped, self- addressed envelope. CWFGives Playlet On Easter Mrs. Frank Holden opened the CFW meeting in First Christian 3hurch yesterday with a poem, Spring Cleaning." Members were urged to attend Easter week services. Mrs. R. D. Waymire gave list of the needs of the Newton Home and Hazel Green Academy. It was voted to have a Mother- Daughter reception in the annex April 23. An Easter playlet, "The Shadow of the Cross," written by Mrs. George Martin of the Cherokee Christian Church, Kansas City, was presented by a group of members. Narrators were Mrs. Ned Roberts, Mrs. Vincent Skidmore and Mrs. Robert Ken* "Older Mary" was portrayed by Mrs. Ray Smith, "Younger Mary" by Mrs. Kenneth Suffron Is the frying >arboiled snap be Snap Bean Idea batter and deep-fat crunchy! This Tom a Japanese cuisine the snap *be«uis are not parboiled. Use wtaole beans, but ready? Dip LS in a fritter fry. Nice and is adapted but in that before dipping sen water and cut off them in cold tips. Pupils Progi Pomona pupils gram of vocal :-ve the pro- instrumental music for Association of Childhood Education mona elementary ting in Po- hool last eve- direction of nng. It was uncl Mrs. A. L. Welbo visor for Pomona. Nancy Lollar co««iucted the business session £md gave her ., music super- schools. resignation which s accepted. Mrs. Anton Stx~ztf~uss. chairman of the committee convention, Oct. 5, vention plans. A. f or the state discussed con- x-uxnmage sale "The Angel" by Mrs. Kerr and | was planned for A.p»ril 6. the "boy Jesus" by Kenny Lee' Suffron. KANSAS MOTHER - Mrs. August R. Ebel, 63, Hillsboro, was announced last night * Kansas' representative in American Mother of the Year contest to be in New York May 4. Throughout the play there was a background of sacred music and at appropriate times the outline of the cross was shown on the back wall behind the characters. Guests attended from the Christian churches of Louisburg and Paola. Hostesses were Mrs. Kenneth Hammond, Mrs. Charles Mavity, Sr., Mrs. Vincent Skidmore and Mrs. Lewis Stewart. The Pomona teacbers served refreshments. Plans were made at the home May 1. for a potluck dirm< of Miss Grace M« Maza E-ucins WMS Circle Mrs. V. C. McH>o>»rell gave the devotional topic, •An Socialettes Dear Ann Landers: I am one of four college seniors living off campus in a private home. Together we pay $100 a month for two bedrooms plus kitchen privileges. During the past few weeks I have been washing and ironing my fiance's white shirts. He is struggling to get by, as most of us are, and I am helping him out in this way. My fiance wears four white shirts a week. The landlady feels that I am running up her electricity bill because of this extra ironing. Instead of speaking directly to me about it she has been talking behind my back. I'm upset over this and would like your advice on how to handle it. Thank you in advance.— PRESSING FOR A SOLUTION Dear Pressing: Even if you are a slow ironer you can iron a white shirt in 15 minutes. It costs 1% cents per hour to operate an electric iron. This means you are kiting the lady's electric bill by 6 cents a month. The next time you pay the rent, put 6 cents in an envelope with a little note explaining that you insist on paying for the extra juice. Dear Ann: I was a psychology A Layette Party Given Mrs. Merle Birckhead was honor guest at a recent layette shower at Mrs. Boyd Cooper's home. Mrs. John Fisher was co-hostess. Attending from out-of-town were Mrs. Harold Huston and Gloria Huston, Overbrook; Mrs. L. Birckhead and Mrs. Max Wiseman, Wellsville. Gifts were arranged around a stork which centered a coffee table. A small gold tree with miniature toys hanging from the branches was in a blue and white cradle. Each guest received a pink and blue plastic flower with streamers on which to write boy and girl names. The tree with attached flowers was given the honoree. Entertainment was nursery rhyme charades and other games. Favors given during serving of refreshments were ceramic diaper nut cups. Club Forecast Frldmy SENIOR CLUB, Youth Center I ROYAL NEIGHBORS NMC Club voted yesterday at Mrs. Eldon Mahoney's home to change the meeting date to the second Wednesday in the month. Mrs. Rawlie Price conducted the business and Mrs. G. E. Jordan won the door prize. Mrs. Larry J. Buckets has been elected president of McGill Medical and Dental Wives Association of McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Koontz, RFD 3. Music Club Entertained Evelyn Bear entertained Harmony Music Club at the home ol her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bear. Members played piano solos. Barbie Hull was awarded the prize for practice hours by Mrs. R. L. Stevens. Mrs. Bear and Evelyn served refreshments suggestive of Easter. Nine members and eight guests were present. Janie Centner will entertain the club April 16. Beta Gamma program Tuesday evening was a talk by Mrs. P. R. Jamison on Ottawa Community Theater Players. Mrs. Lee Shelden wsa hostess assisted by Mrs. W. H. Douglas. Plans were made for a tasting tea at the April 16 meeting with Mrs. M. J. Gentner. Recruit Class of North Baptist Church had devotions and prayer by Mrs. Leo Miller at the recent meeting in the church. Mrs Clarence Reefer presided. For roll call members gave Apri Fool jokes. Refreshments were served to the 19 present by Mrs. Rose Cowdin and her group. Ladies Aid of the Church of the Brethren Women's Fellowship knotted three comforters at the all-day meeting in the church yesterday. Rev. Charles DuMond gave devotions. It was voted to continue the meetings through the summer. The Baby Has Been Named The daughter born March 29, o A-l-c and Mrs. Roger L. Cook, Copeka, has been named Lori Denise. She weighed 6 lb., 11 oz. She has a brother, Roger Lee, Jr., 19 months old. Grandparents are Mrs. Virginia Clark, 920 S. Cedar; and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Cook, Honaker, Va. Mrs. Clark lias returned home from visiting in her daughter's home for a few days. Empty Tomb, Door to Life," for Maza Evans WMS circles in North Baptist Church yest^-rxiay. Assisting was Mrs. Fred Shoemaker who read an article "by Rev. Charles P. Knight. Mrs. 0. O. Tudsesr presided at the meeting whidm opened with group singing and a. prayer. Present officers were x-e-elected. The love gift offering -\was $7.25. Following the closing prayer by Mrs. Tucker, worf-c was done on a quilt. Star Points Honored By Eastern Star Officers representing the points of the star were given recognition at the meeting of Union Chapter No. 15, Order of the Eastern Star, in Masonic Temple last'night. Mrs. Roy Donart, associate ma tron, presented these officers with corsages and they were seated by way of the East where they were presented gifts by the worthy matron, Mrs. C. J. Pence. The point officers are Mrs. Edith Moon, Adah: Mrs. Myrtle Doman, as Ruth; Mrs. Victor Hughes, Esther; Mrs. Louis Dale Martha; and Mrs. Kenneth Norton, Electa. Mr. and Mrs. Orval Henrie and Mr. and Mrs. Damon Michael Topeka, and Mrs. William R. Pen der, Ottawa, were visitors. The serving table was deco rated by Mrs. William Ogle, who used an Easter theme, with a white cross, Easter lilies, lilies of the valley, gold tapers and representation of the Bible. Mrs. Phil McCracken was chair man of the refreshment commit tee and other members were Mrs Floyd Coffman, Mrs. Harold Miller and Mrs. Harold Tetwiler Mrs. B. F. Carter was hostess at the serving table. Mrs. C J. Pence, worthy matron, pre sided. Forty-five members were present. HE OTTAWA HERALD Thursday, April 4, 5 Trinity Devotional Service Tables for the Trinity Methodist WSCS sacrificial meal and devotional service yesterday were in the form of a cross The centerpiece was a white lily surrounded by white candles. The dinner prepared by Mrs. Jesse Blake, Mrs. Gertrude Day and Mrs. Henry Alban, was served to 25. It included cheese wedges, ripe and green olives, fried rice, grape juice, almonds, grapes, dates and figs. The devotional service included a prayer of thanksgiving by Mrs. Marion Coen, prayer hymns by the group, scripture reading by Mildred Taylor, a narration by Mrs. Roy Armstrong with Mrs. Chester Louderback as guest soloist, and music by Miss Hope Mott. Rev. Roy Armstrong gave the prayer of consecration and Mrs. Walter Bolen the benediction. " Singer 11 Repairs and Service Albright's The Herald pays for the best by a reader. 95 every week tip turned in lastemark CREAMED COTTAGE CHEFSF ROBERT EDM1STON Limited Time only Lost 8 Days Beveled and Piain Edge MIRRORS For Any Room in Your Home SUFFRON Glass Go. 418 N Main Ph CH 2-2515 -^ /L a red cross shoe PATENT AND LACE. Airy cool black nylon . . . custom-woven in an intriguing lacy pattern and elegantly accented by patent. 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