Delaware County Daily Times from Chester, Pennsylvania on August 19, 1963 · Page 8
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Chester, Pennsylvania
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Monday, August 19, 1963
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DELAWARE COUNTY (PA.) DAILY TIMES, MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 1961 PAGE 8 WIFE SHARED MAN'S DREAM Earth's Fastest Car Meant Years of Work* Sacrifice .By-JEAN SPRAIN WILSON AP Newsfeaturcs Writer Lee Breedlove worked nights as ; a waitress, and payed the house hold expenses with her tips so that her intense young husband, Craig, could tinker with his car in the garage. In the winter when the garage was cold and days were too short, Craig brought parts of his car into the living room--its 10-foot air- ducts, for instance. And when Lee got home in the wee hours she crammed her 106- pound frame into these narrow ducts and rubbed down the in side fiberglass with steel wool. There were four years that she and the five youngsters stayed home and did without, and no one complained. The car's needs, all agreed, came first. The car dominated their lives, but nobody drove it. Occasionally when slim, tan Lee needed to transport the children, she borrowed another from a friend. As for Lee and Craig, they got around on a motorcycle. No Installments Certainly their car outdid the best of status symbols in their West Los Angeles, Calif., community. Its cost is estimated at $250,000. Yet the neighbors never saw it until Craig wheeled out his three- ton "Spirit of America" for its very important journey. Then crowds swarmed around the strange, streamlined thing. With · three wheels, long nose and a cockpit, it resembles a wingless jet plane, and indeed is jet powered. With Craig at the wheel the car shot across the sand dunes of the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah on August 5, selling a world land record of 407:45, returning the speed title to America after 35 years, and justifying the un wavering faith of the Breedlove family. Ball of Speed Quiet, poised Lee remembers precisely that precious moment when their lives changed. "I was at the timing stand watching a tiny ball in the distance growing larger and larger quickly as if somebody had thrown it towards me fast. Suddenly it was there, huge and noisy, and then gone. I was in a trance thinking, 'Oh, how beautiful,' and then the timer said, 'Well, that's the record both ways.' "I began to laugh, and I was crying too. I must have been in shock." When Lee numbly reached the halted car, she found Craig descending the cockpit ladder, issuing orders to his crew as mat- ter-of-factly as if he had pulled into a gas station. Photographers, reporters, radio and TV men converged, and ev- erylhing was to be different from then on in. Reared with three brothers, Lee was a born tomboy, loving horses and cars. Even as a todtllcr she rode the course of a Fresno, Calif., speedway in her cousin's lap. She grew up understanding grouse monkeys and speed. When she met Craig, she not only understood but believed in his dream of a car with a 500-mile- an hour speed potential, one that could outstrip the 16-year-old record set by John Cobb of England in 1948. "I have always believed in il," she says simply. Other people didn't. After their marriage, Craig raised §10,080 by selling some property and other racing cars for his dream, but this was soon gone. He tried without success to borrow from friends and relatives. Discouraged, he abandoned his garage workshop and took a job. But he didn't give up. Eventually, he developed a brochure and a model, and some convincing arguments about research t h a t brought an oil company and a tire corporation to his financial rescue. "I can't say I didn't worry," Lee says of that important day when Craig entered the cockpit to travel faster lhan any man on earth. "But I re.a.lly didn't believe thai Craig would drive Ihe car if il were nol all righl." Now looking at the Breedlove name in big, bold headlines, and her husband's handsome, smiling picture in hundreds of newspapers, Lee says she has seen them all before, in her mind. "I used to dream Hbout how il would be for him someday, but I didn't think anyone would ever want to interview me." DEBORAH MUCH Moylan Girl Is Engaged MOYLAN--Dr. and Mrs. Jacob Much, Idlewild Lane, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Deborah Irene Much, to Sterling A. Jones. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jones, Shore Road, Linwood, N.J. A graduate of Ocean City High School, Ocean City, N. J., he is stationed with the Navy in San Diego, Calif., and will resume his education following his separation from the service. Miss Much is an alumna of Penncrest High School and Lock Haven Stale College and will leach in the Intcrboro School District in September. No wedding date has been announced. DEAR HELEN: : I go with a boy who is real cute but spoiled. He's an awful showoff. Anything for a laugh, that's him. At restaurants he puts sugar in the salt shakers, and piles up all the loose equipment like mustard and calchup jars and ash trays into teetering stacks to see how many he can balance before they fall. Our gang is ,-always getting thrown out of eat- HELEN HELP US 'Anything for Laughs J Says Youth; Girlfriend Can't Laugh Off Antics ing her, Finally one day when she not only talked back, refused to do what I had asked (in a very nice way), but mimicked me. I had it. I grabbed her and spanked her so hard my hand hurt for a couple of days (didn't have time to get the hair brush). She flounced into the bedroom and slammed the door and when I had simmered down I figured I'd set psychology back about 50 ing places because of him. He years at our house - Not so - That isn't a J.D. or anything, and he evenm B « he set the table and IS lots of fun, bijt he embarrasses me. The other kids think he's great and are always wondering what crazy thing he'll 'do next, but they're not WITH him. What should I do? MARY washed dishes without being asked. The next day she said, "Boy, Mom, you pack a mean wallop!" and we started giggling--the first time I had laughed WITH my daughter since this 13-year-old panic-period started. So . . .down DEAR MARY- wiln psychology. From now on !l'm a Tell this -cutup to cut down or DIRECT APPROACH PAL. you'll cut out of his life. And mean it! Show - offs may get laughs, but then, so do monkeys in the zoo. --H. DEAR DAG: Something you overlook: Without psychology (patience is another word for it), the shellacking would have missed its mark. A Another thing: you can overdo the "gentle understanding" bit with a teenager-on-the-prod. She's aching for a fight though she doesn't know quite why. When she gets nothing but sweetness and light, she's apt to take it out Helen Bottel DEAR HELEN: I went the "kindness and under- j standing" route with my teen-age Fried Ivory"other"route7 and that daughter. Like the books say, I | she more than deserves every · I girl must know her mother has !H,-icu overlooked her sloppiness, was sweet and gentle in the face of her snappy comebacks, excused her tantrums and insubordination as that "difficult growing up period." Well, the sweeter I was, the |more I took. What's more our smaller children started imitat- whack she gets. A spanking fetches her up short and the memory keeps -her there for maybe a week or a month, or hopefully, until the steam, stomp and slop-around phase has lost out to ... well, maybe boys. in kicking the furniture, or 'her little sister: anything to get a rise out of you. Be kind, but don't take too much, or you'll get even more--and when she really needs it--wham! --H. P.S. If your house is like my house, I'll bet you noted a change for the better in ALL your kids , after that set-to. Strange how an- jgclic the whole family can be after one member gels a licking. Temporarily, that is. --H. THE BACKYARD FENCE My candidate for newspaperman of the year is Bob Grant, Publisher of the Illinois Valley News, Cave Junction, Ore. After wading through columns of "the bride was lovely in a veil of illusion, etc., etc., etc." gushings, he came up with this little gem-and dared to print it! "The groom was beautiful in a NEWS OF FEDERATION black suit of wool with matching lapels pressed down sharply against the chest. Peering out o£ the left breast pocket were four tips of a cleverly folded white linen handkerchief while on the left lapel, quaintly held by placing the stem through an unused buttonhole and securing it with a small.silver hat pin, was a white carnation. He wore a shirt of white nylon, severely plain, which was held togelher at the front by little buttons of plastic. Around his neck and under the shirt collar was a tie of black jersey, knotted carefully in decorative style, and held to the shirt front with a clamping device of gold plated brass. The cufifs of the shirt were closed with links of the same plated metal. "On his left wrist he wore a mercury battery-powered watch', a Christmas gift from his father, that was held in place with a metal band. His trousers, of simple pleated design, matched the I coal and were supporled by a belt 'of black goatskin. His shoes, of black horsehide, covered socks of some dark material and were fastened with a bow. "He wore no hat and had his hair combed back and then forward from the forehead in a j slight wave with no visible means holding it in position. "The bride wore Ihe customary white." Men, what more can be said? -H. Mu.scRlla nlioto MISS GULPEPPER Betrothal Made Known FOLSOM -- The engagement of Miss Rose-marie A. Culpepper to A.2.C. Thomas W. Kenvin Jr. has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack V. Malonc, 111 Ridley Avc. Her fiance is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent S. Stein, 626 Clymer Lane, Ridley Park. He is a grad- Jate of Ridley Township High School and is slalioned at Hunter Air Force Base. Ga. The bride-to-be is a senior stu- denl al Ridley Township H i g h School. A June wedding Is planned. Health Hint Cooking. Is Fun FAMILY SUPPER Make broth from the leftovers of a summer turkey to serve "as is" or to use in a sauce. Turkey Broth a la Julienne Turkey Sandwiches with Chutney Cookies Fruit TURKEY BROTH A LA JULIENNE Roast turkey carcass and bones 2 quarts water 1 carrot, pared 1 rib plus YJ cup celery leaves 1 medium onion Several parsley sprigs 2 bay leaves Salt to tasle V 4 teaspoon peppercorns Cooked vegetables Break up carcass and place in a kettle with all (he ingredients except the cooked vegetables. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for a few hours. ' Strain; refrigerate; remove any /at. Reheat, correcting seasoning, and adding thin strips of such cooked vegetables as snap beans carrots and celery. CUSTOM MADE DRAPES ard SLIPCOVERS LOWEST POSSIftU PtICES For FrM Erthnatai C«N it 2-1170 LE-HI 1 559 CHESTER fIKE (M«xt »· M««or rk*atr) PROSPfCl PARK, PA. Keep your medicines in a safe, cool, dry place. Throw away unlabeled bottles and do not treat yourself if an illness persists or you have a serious injury. Call your doctor. M I N K lapels on evening suit caused comment in Florence, Italy. MARGARET KING Twin Oaks Girl to Wed TWIN OAKS -- Mr. and Mrs. Lester E. King, 4fi2-A Conchester Road, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Margaret E. King, to George T Wallace Jr. His parents live al 17 W. filh St., Marcus Hook. He is a graduate of Eddystone High School and is employed by General Motors Co., Wilmington. Miss King will be a member of the senior class at Chichester High School in September. The' wedding is scheduled on Nov. 2 in the Church of Ihe Immaculate Conceplion, Marcus Hook. Attention^ Brides-tO'Be Wedding torrns must be filled out and returned to the Daily Times office or to the Times correspondent in your area at least a week before the wedding. We will accept pictures separately up to a week after the wedding. However, the form must be sent in advance of the wedding whether there is a picture with it or nor. For best coverage of your wedding you should contact your area representative as soon as you set your wedding date. CAROL SCHELLMAN Engagement Announced Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Schell man, 13!) Via Monte D'Oro, Redondo Beach, Calif., and Long Point, Earlville, Md., have announced the engagemenl of their daughter, Miss Carol Anne Schellman, lo John L. Weinerth. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. John J. Weinerth of 5 N. Watson St., Easton. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Bucknell University. Lewisburg, he is a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity and will enter Harvard Medical School in the fall. Miss Schcllman is an alumnae of Ridley Park High School, and also a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Bucknell University. She will enter the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I. to assist in the Biology Department and work for her masters' degree in biology. She is an immediale pasl president of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. The Schcllmans arc former tlents of Ridley,Park. Miss Schellman is assisting in the laboratory at Sacred Heart Hospital, Chester, this summer. She is making her home with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brenner, 128 Garvin Blvd., Sharon Hill. Her maternal grandmother, Mrs. C. W. Merrill, also lives in Sharon Hill. A June wedding is planned. Card Party Set By Media Club The MEDIA WOMAN'S CLUB.Byrl W. Himelberger, literature will stage a card party Wednesday in the club. and finance. Mrs. Earl S. Renner, music; The event will be preceded at| M rs. p^, K Lapish childm i 12:30 p.m. by a dessert. and youth . Mrs A H Fensler . Lewis photo MISS MCCARTHY Bootliwyn Girl to Wecl BOOTHWYN -- The engagement of Miss Josephine McCarthy to Camille DiSciullo has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Sweeney, 905 Kings man Road. The bridegroom - elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Corrado Di- Sciullo, 19 E. 9th St., Marcus Hook. Miss McCarthy attended Chi- bcvt L - Hayner, drama; Chester High School. Her fiance was graduated from Chester High School and is employed by Vertol Division of the Boeing Co. An autumn wedding is planned. Mrs. George Reynolds is chairman. Assisting her will be Mrs. L. L. Kailer, Mrs. James R. Clements, Mrs. Howard A. Flogaus, Mrs. John S. Wright, Mrs. John J. Price, Mrs. E. .LeRoy VanRoden, Mrs. Charles Giauque, Mrs. Edward H. Rigby Jr., Mrs. H. Arthur Shabaker and Mrs. Fred W. Krug. --0-DREXEL HELL WOMAN'S CLUB chairmen for the next season are the following. Mrs. Frank Detwiler, education; Mrs. Samuel A. Bond, home life; Mrs. Martha L. Lee, membership; Mrs. Lloyd M. White, hospitality; Mrs. Charles H. Yost, historian; Mrs. George L. Petit- gout, -clubhouse. Mrs. Harold P. Mullay, hostess contact; Mrs. Louis F. Leidholt, press book; Mrs. Daniel A. Hoffman 2nd, publicity; Mrs. Reaves C. Lukens, conservation; Mrs. Ro- Mrs. Add vanilla to cool sugar syrup and use to sweeten fresh' fruit cups for delectable flavaor. The v.a.nilla is particularly delicious with fresh peaches--pared and sliced. Campus Corner Wayne Conner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion A. Conner, 502 Morton Ave., Folsom, has been named to Ihe dean's list at the College of Liberal Arts at Drew University, Madison, N.J. Pare cucumber ends -- those you would ordinarily discard; chop fine and add to tomato juice; chill overnight; strain and serve. The cucumber adds delightful flavor. CARUSO MUSIC STORE and STUDIO LEARN TO PLAY YOUR FAVORITE INSTRUMENT Private Instructions By Professional Musicians Only Classical--Modern--Jazz ENROLL NOW1 INSTRUMENT RENTALS SCHOOL BAND STUDENTS E. 7th St., Chester Mwnk. Parkins Next Door TR 4-7158 RENTAL AND SALES FOLDING WHEEl CHAIRS COMMODES · WALKERS HOSPITAL BEDS · Mattresses · d Rait* · Traction Equipment · Trayt ' Crutches · Canes · Md Pant · Cushions · Infra Red Lomp» * Colcsfomy Supplies All ITEMS CARRIED IN STOCK FREE DELIVERY MONTHLY P A Y M E N T S A R K A N r . K I ) NELSON S SURGICAL APPLIANCES 120 E. 9TH ST., CHESTER (n«or Edgmont) AMPII FRIE PARKING ON MIMISfS ' DAIIY » TO 3*0 · Ml. t TO » · IAT. Till NOON SPECIAL PURCHASE FOR STANLEY'S AUGUST SALE! Genuine Gooseneck PLATFORM ROCKERS With Solid Foam Cushioning- 39 Less than you'd expect to pay to rc-npholster an old oliair! SHOP TONIGHT UNTIL 9! Comfort personified! Mahogany gooseneck arms protected with Guardman finish, authentic Early American tapestry covers, solid foam cushions, all at this low saie price! PARKING! 2 Municipal Lots on Street at 3rd macher, crafts; Mrs. Harry E. Heffner, gardens; Mrs. Patrick F. Rossiello, international affairs; Mrs. Charles T. Michener, public affairs, and Mrs. William F. Tapper, gerontology. Mrs. Thomas Franzim, publications; Mrs. Aram Zakian, program and year book; Mrs. Haig Zakian, bowling; Mrs. Harold Powell, bridge; Mrs. John W. Gregory, house; Mrs. John A. Shedwick Jr., luncheons and reservations. Mrs. John B. Baker, parliamentarian; Mrs. John A. Rich, sunshine; Mrs. Walter C. Eberharet, ways and means. Professional--Sanitary--Pleasine! PHONE TR 4-5377 CARMEN'S 413 ROSE ST., CHESTER GHAS, K. SEIDMAN HIGHLAND AVE. S, BETHEL ROAD CHESYER, PA. PHONE TR 2-8841 DISCOUNT BROADLOOM CARPET SALES What's Next THEATER PARTY--Friday foi performance of "She Didn't Say Yes" at Playhouse in the Park. Sponsored by Chester YWCA. -0- . COVERED DISH LUNCHEON-Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. at the Levan, Smith, Raiblcy, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7213, 109 Hook Road, Norwood. Sponsored by the auxiliary for the benefit of the hospital fund. Business people will be served immediately. KROGH'S 5c 8 IQc STORE Come In! Browse Around! You'll be surprised with our large variety. GIFTS-TOYS-HOUSEWARES COSMETICS-STATIONERY GREETING CARDS SCHOOL SUPPLY SPECIALS THIS WEEK SPECIAL 72x90 Washable Reg. $ BLANKETS $5 3 1009 LINCOLN AVE. PROSPECT PARK, PA. TO BORROW MONEY AT D. C. N. B. 9$k ywt need to pay 9tt torrent bills . . . it for Marly any persona/ rt«SM. Over .17 Years of Customer Satisfaction 4th A Market Str**ts .. ,v».\-.%,v.^v. v.v. '.v.-.'.'A'.x ;·;·;·:·;·;·;·:·: ^APPROXIMATE } CASH | YOU 1 GET i i $300.00 400.00 500.00 600.00 f^5j;sssffli;:;ssi6ss®;sss "'^^^^^^Km;:^mmmmimimm-mt^sif^ MONTHLY PAYMENTS I 12 MONTHS $27.00 36.00 45.00 54.00 SSKMWi'WKv.-w: 18 MONTHS $18.00 25.00 31.00 37.00 toMW.VW.V.wuwjiyi.OM 24 ! MONTHS | $15.00 | 20.00 j 24.00 j 29.00 | :j Delaware County's First Bank and Still the Faroritt-Smct 1914 THE DELAWARE COUNTY NATIONAL BANK OFFICES JN CHESTER, TINICUM, SHARON HtLL, DARBY, MEDIA, VILLAGE GREEN, BROOKMAVCN MEMBER F.D.I.C.

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