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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 16, 1960
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PAGE TWELVE IHE PHAROS-TEIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1C, I960. GILBERTS "What Young People Think" f U.S. Baby Sitters Never Had It So Good . j Making 50- 75c An Hour, Plus Extras They're Satisfied Workers By EUGENE GILBERT !. President of the / -Gilbert Youth -Research .Co. "There's a labor force swarming over the country today which is content with its hourly wage, doesn't worry-about coffee breaks, and has little difficulty in interpersonal -. relationships. This satisfied segment of the working population is made ^ . of ;the teen-age baby sitters, on duty an average of one' assign ment a week. 'Sixty-four per cent of the 993 young people polled in 'this week's survey are baby sitters. T-'h'e y .average between 50 and-75'.cents aVhour, often get bonuses for after-midnight sitting and household chores, and are quite, able ioscontrol their-charges—not by,', punishment but by play. •' •.-.".-'•• ,i' Moreover, :the-.sitters feel' their. pay is fair, : and-that'both parents., and children -try hard-, to • make ; the sitter feel•'happy, in -his.', work.' In fact, some of them-.feel -they don't really-earn-their pay.. Says Victor.- Komisar, .17,. of' V a 1.1 e y Stream, L. Lv "Being paid three or'four dollars, for doing nothing is nice work.". Bonnie Gustafsen, 14, of Hing- TEEN CORNER^ sophical girl comments, "After ail- the baby sitter is just a sub stitute" and the real" .mother gets no money for-a full-time job." From the comments on-the poll ham, Mass., .reports she "just it's evident that some sitters are sits and eats and gets paid for! natural-born psychologists. "An it." And Beck}' D. Quinn, 16,-of Miami, Fla., lists the joys of sitting as "money, icebox, TV and phone privileges." '- Some Are Naturals Money is the motivating factor for- the teen-agers who sit regularly, but experience and the pleasure of being with children ranks' high. Comments Sheila Syfing, 17, of Eugene, Ore., "I usually care for one angelic .boy of-one family and he is more fun than work." Even those whose duties seem more 'onerous express satisfaction. "All I have to do is to feed and v.-atch the children," is the .casual remark of Martia Burkert, .16, of ^Indianapolis, and her philo-| understanding sitter from Greenville, N. C. has no. trouble--con- .trolling- the children because "when ;I explain, to: them .whal they, did wrong; they ; mind. " Sabra-Dawes, 18, of Coral Gables, Fla., thinks ''if children are treated like, adults, they act as such." And many say they enjoy playing games and reading to the children. The minority who find :it. hard fo handle children complain "of their temper tantrums, their disobedience, and the difficulties, encountered in getting them to .bed on: time. Their own parents must chuckle: about this! "While most sitters enjoy a good working relationship with the par- —and problems Baby 'sitting pleasures.... ents who hire them, there is a minor faction that has a few gripes. Staying out beyond the time specified is a source of concern "I have to get some rest," explains Pnsolla Estes, 17, of Miami, and a 15-year-old youngster from Baton Rouge, La , says, "I am most annoyed when t they get home late " Other complaints range 1 , from leaving inadequate, instructions and no information as to the parents' whereabouts, to beef'• aboul those detail-minded parents who spell out everything without leav- Skorstad, 15, of West Aflis, Wis, however, is annoyed when the parents depart saying, "Remember 1 No boys" But Kathenne Conn , says if the parents approve, "I entertain a friend " Spending Wages No Problem A pleasant rapport between employer and employee seems to prevail in the majority of cases Old folk Songs: Hobby, Career BY DICK KLEINER ^Newspaper Entcrpnse Assn. NEW YORK (NEA)-K you like folk music, you'll be happy to learn that the number of unrecorded old folk songs appears unlimited That's the cheerful word from The Brothers Four, the .latest folk group to become hot favorites It was their Columbia record of "Greenfields" that started them and they've been rolling since ''Greenfields" was but one old ;ong they found in their research "The supply seems endless," just so Robert Merrill is one who does it perfectly. And he' had a pretty teacher—the late Ezio Pin- Bob says he paid nothing for his lessons, either.-' He and worked out a sort of lendhn- guage program Pmza taught Mernll how to sing Italian and, in exchange, Bob taught Ezio to sing English for his role in "Souih Pacific " * * : * DICK'S PICK£-The Brothers Four strike again with "Beautiful Brown E y e s"/ on Cojumbia babbles on Others "For You" (Billy Williams, Coral), "Out of This says Biother Bob Flick "It's amazing " They find, in looking through libraries and talking to ;everyone with a finger in the folk song pie, "fragments of songs, and whole songs, wkch have never been recorded. They make new-: arrangements and have a new old song. The four, as'you • undoubtedly know, are college fraternity brothers (Phi Gamma Delta at the! Thousand Miles Away" (The Day MALE POLISH Presence About Presents . IsGiftMenCoulaUse "Well, is he going/ to open it or not?" she wonders, as he By DON GOODWIN World" (Sarah Vaughan, Mer-, Tussie, a bride of six months, cury); "Ballad of the Alamo"!was crying her eyes out. "George (The Easy Riders, Kapp), "Big[doesn't love me," she wailed. "He Bad Betsy" (Inez Johnston Bruns- hasn't brought me-a gift; since we wick), "To EaclTHis Own" (The were married!" ' : Platters, Mercury), "Spartacusi If this sounds familiar, it's be- L o v e Theme" (Dick Jacobs, Poral), "The Face From Outer Space" (Jeff Barry, RCA), "A University, of .Washington), 'not blood brothers. They" had all sung separately as- amateurs and had all gone to college to p u r sue When-asked if parents try to make! courses far removed from music, themselves popular with their sit-j Dick Foley was majoring in ing any decision to the sitter.'s judgment. Bfll Wilson, 17, of Baton Rouge, La., says, "The parents give me orders, as though I were an idiot. The mother tells me not do some Jungs .and to .do others which 1 1 would do anyway." .But at the other-extreme is Pat Shank, 16, of Medina, -0., who comments, "They don't'explain low to run appliances. I had to ;et the child out of bed once, to show me how -to run the dishwasher." Last-minute cancellations are i-source of genuine grievance. 'I sit steadily for one woman, and although, I am supposed to reserve Saturday nights, she -will -not notify me in advance." Most of the sitters polled have a steady once-a-week date. Others work as much -as three times a week, or as little as once a month^ Some say they would like ,o sit and earn the extra money, )ut dates and school work, plus heir responsibility in taking care of younger members 'of the fam- !y. curtail their sitting schedule. Weekends • see the biggest d'e- riand for sitters, though some, like Marie Hendrix, 17, of Eugene, Ore.; sit "after school and all day weekends." If their charges are asleep, most watch TV, study or'read- er do all three. They're' willing ,o abide by the parents'- instructions on the ticklish matter' of entertaining a friend. Marsha lers, 44 per cent say" yes "The father .of one of :my-families helps me with my chemistry," says electrical, engineering; Bob Flick in radio-TV production, John Paine in .Far Eastern history and Becky Doyle-Quinn, 16, of Miami, j the Russian language and Mike ~ ~ Kirkland was a premed student. Fla. Others take a-keen interest in their sitters' activities and talk to them about their school and other interests, The'children, too, seem to want to be in the sitters' good graces. Forty-six percent of the sitters said' the youngsters try ..to make .themselves popular. "Little boys,write me love letters," says'JCaren Erb, 16, of Eugene, Ore. . The girls spend the fruits of their -labors-'on clothes, cosmetics, records, gifts, entertainment, and school supplies The boys use theirs for hobbies, dates and pocket money. A percentage thriftily banks'.;the earnings for their education. • QUESTIONS ASKED 1. Do you baby-sit?: If so, how often 7 j 2. What is your pay per hour' j 3.. Do you usually get extras? 4. Do you feel you are fairly paid' , 5. What do you do when the children are asleep' -^ 6. How do you keep the youngsters under control? Does your method work? 7. What annoys you most in the youngsters you care for? 8 What annoys you most'about their parents?. 9. Do parents try to make themselves popular with you? 10. Do the children try to make themselves popular 1 with you? 11. What do you do with the money? When a quartet was needed for a Rush Week ceremony, they volunteered. Soon their extracurricular demands were so heavy they quit college to s fulfill them. "We've-.only quit temporarily,", says Foley. "We all plan to go •back, and get our degrees.". Whether that ever happens, they can only guess at this point. They, know they're having the times of their lives in show business and are putting off. .that big decision as long as possible. For an .Opera Singer, one of the prime requisites is to sing Italian properly—with the correct phrasing, pronunciation and, vowel structure.--Mary American singers neyer.rea'.h the top. because of their inability to sing Italian Brothers,: Chancellor). Comedy records continue to flood the market. Here, are the best of the recent releases On Angel, English comedian Peter Setters has a witty one in "The Best, of Sellers"; ,on Riverside, Louis Nye does hi£ advertising routines on "He:gh-Ho Madison Avenue!" on Libraphone, Prof. C. Northcote Parkinson E x.p 1 ains Parkinson's,-Law"; on Grand Award, another ex-Steve. Allen comic tries recorded .humor, as DaytonTAllen discourses on "Why Not?": In the lighter " classical vein, there are two easy-listening new releases 'for those who like their long-hair short. On ' Dot, Willis Page and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra play "Themes From the Great Symphonies," using melodic strains of works by Brahms, .Schubert, .Tchaikovsky and Beethoven. On RCA, Robert Russell Bennett and the RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band play the* conductor's "Armed Forces .Suite," a symphonic -treatment of. m i 1 i tary themes. Young America High Class Officers Set Elects New Officers Monterey Classes Lucerne High School tUCERNE — The high, school and junior, high elected class 'officers for the 1960-61 year. They are as follows: Seniors: President, Karen Clary, Vice-president, Jerry Kelly, Secretary, Karen Grandstaff; Treas- urgr, Donna Ross; Student Council;; Kay Herd; - .News -Reporter, Betty Curry. J.uniors: President, Rex Waymire; Vice-president, Dan Bur- rofogh; Secretary, Francis Bpn- hotiime; Treasurer, Bob Barrett; Student Council, Barb Haselby; News Reporter, Karen Thompson. Sophomores: President, James Barrett; Vice - president, Tom Deck; Secretary, Nancy Gilman; Trgasurer.'Jred'Minnick; : Student Council, Mary Sheetz; News-Reporter, George Mohler. •freshmen: President, Steve Shafer; Vice - president, Mark Jones; Secretary, Judy Baker; Treasurer, Mike Robinson; "Student , Council, Mary Woodhouse; News Reporter, Dianne Clary. Eighth grade: President, Larry Wmn; Vice-president, Jim Shafer; 'Secretary,. Barrie; Brandt; Treasurer, Jim Sheetz, Student Council, Vivian Stair; News Reporter, Sandra /Ross. Seventh grade: President,.Christine Brandt; Vice-president, Tom Briggs; Secretary,' Colleen Baker; Treasurer, Charles Gilman; Student Council, JoEellen . Sheetz; News Reporter, Rita Sheetz. The students also elected their cheerleaders ior 1960-61., They are as follows: High school—Karen Clary, Karen Grandstaff,-Kay Herd and Barb Haselby. Junior High — Sandra Ross, Mary Bonhomme and Vivian Stair. The Seniors are presenting their class play, "Ghost 'Tails" on Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. The following students are taking part in' the play: Karen Grandstaff, Jerry Kelly, Kay Frushour, Donna Ross, Doug Myers, , Betty Curry, Kay Herd, Karen Clary and Chuck Basham. to give and enjoy Russell Stover Candies "The World's Finest Candies" MADE OF WORLD'S FINEST INGREDIENTS "' Always Fresh and So Deliciou* And only $UO Ib. " ' ' * ^ EXCLUSIVELY; ATrTMBERLAKE'S -" WHEN YOU WANT FINE CANDY _ Come to Timberlake's Gift Shop EVERY BOX YOU BUY HERE IS GUARANTEED FBESH, Choose MONTEREY — Organization day at Monterey High School was August 26 This was the day on which the students purchased their books or make arrangements for -purchasing them. Classes officially started the following Monday. We were out of school over the Labor Day weekend. The following week, school was dismissed for one day to go to^th^ State -Fair. „ '' After school got^into full swing, we elected class officers during our first class meeting. These were as follows. Seniors: president, Jack Winters; vice-president, Jerry Reinholt; secretary, Joyce Reinholt; reporter, Jackie Rowe; student council, Mary Edd Allen, Bill Kusturin and Arnold Brandt 'Juniors—President, ^ David'Peter-" son; vice-president, ii Roger .Burkett, secretary, Rose Ann Fox; treasurer, Sheryl'Feece, reporter, Alan Burch; student council, John Beauchamp. -• " ' Sophomores—President, Kenny Smith;) vice-president, Irene Loehmer; secretary,,- Aiglee Agee; treasurer, Lydia Danti; reporter, Charles^reelj student "council, Marilyn McKmley. , '. '* Freshmen—President," Steve'Kel- ler; vice-president, Wayne -Mas- ter; secretary-treasurer, June Ellen Zechiel; reporter, Steve Reinhold, student council, Jean Price. Individual school pictures were taken Wednesday, Sept. 14, and Senior pictures were taken Friday, Sept. 16. The Seniors are having their class play, "You Can't Kiss Caroline," on Oct. 21. It is a comedy in three acts. The cast includes Joyce Reinhold, Joe- May, Jim Barton, Paul Ely, Jerry "Reinholt, Jack Winters, Terry Hoover, Vivian Loehmer, Kathy Scott, Sharon Lincoln, Carol Fisher, Mary Edd Allen, Carol Taiclet, Jackie Rowe and Mary Master. The student council is-having a Carnival, Nov. 25, to help cover general expenditures „ of '"the school. - , For That Difficult Complexion— - , MARCELL'S 'Hypo-Allergic COSMETICS exclusively at I Central Drug Co. Washington Tp. Forms Pep Club ~~ By TERRY DeLAWTER and ^ „ DORIS KAY' KIESLING ' 'The Washington township school has organized a ( -'pep dub and Wow has about-70'iaembeis "in grades 7-12. .-», i Tne yell Jeaders^are Conna Nulf, Donna Nulf, Barbara Down^ain. "Ellen White, for"the high srhool; Kathy Tocco,* * Christina Vance,\ Linda Miller k and Patty Robertson for the junior high._> ' ' -. The sophmores'havelbsen selling magazines ,for the past two weeks- an'd "have made approxi- ... The first Saturday "classes were .held, yesterday....These '.classes are necessary because of the.late opening' _of -school. Washington township school did not 6pen_on I schedule-because repairs w'ere By HELEN ROBERTSON .YOUNG AMERICA—The high school class officers have been elected.for the. year. They are: Seniors:-John 'Wilson, pres.; Stevs Swoverland, . vice-pres,; Scheryl Seward, treasurer;' Helen Robertson, -secretary; Danny Beck, council. Juniors: 'Joe Williams, pres.; Larry ' Babb, vice-pres , Ruth Smith, "treasurer; Linda Prather, secretary; Tom Robertson, council Sophomores: Jean Nelson, pres., Pat Frushour, vice-pres. Judy Cornell, treasurer; Larry Amthauer, secretary; Bob Thom- 'as, council: Freshmen: Jane Cohee, pres; Joan" Manning, treasurer^ Anita Wheeler, vice-pres., Dutie Simpson, secretary; Tom Hook, council 1 Eighth grade: Earhne Miller, pres.; Carl Wilson, vice-pres,; Sherri.Oden, council. Seventh grade' Terry Manning, pres.; Phyllis Simpson, yice-pres;; Mike Leffert, treasurer, Pam Smith, secretary; Tom Goltz, council. FFA officers include- Eddie Nelson, pres.; John Wilson, vice- pres., Erman Dowell, secretary, Joe Williams, treasurer; Tom Robertson, reporter; Jerry McCoy, sentinel. -5SS officers. Patty Krise, pres.: Scheryl Seward, vice-pres ,- Carl Wilson, treasurer; Linda Prather, corr. secretary; Joan Manning, rec secretary. Cheerleaders are: Judy Hook, Cheerleaders Sel At Cohesion Sy JUDY WINSLOW GALVESTON - Cheerleaders for Galveslon high 'school were elected last week. They are Sherry Malicoat, Diane Hardin, Susan Malicoat, and Francis Martin. 1 Honor roll students announced by Paul Hatfield, principal, are; Connie Jolmson, Joe Spence, David Blajfc^Lee Pettay, Nancy Ravencraft, 'Eddie Robertson, Marilyn Spencje, Sondra Stafford. Receiving honorable - mention were Rila Graliam, Susan Malicoat, Connie Edwards. Parker Shinn, a junior, has been selected to attend the^FFA convention x at Kansas City. - still beMg*'m»de to parts of the building damaged by the summer storm. Fonda Lane, Scheryl Seward, Earline Miller and Pam Smith. The sonhotnores are now selling candy. The juniors have finished their:magazine:sale:and.went.$150 over the goal. The ]umors are also practicing for theirplay Nov. 9 and-10 The' ; FFA Halloween carnival has been set for Oct 29 Queen candidates are Scheryl Seward, Ruthie Smith,- Jean Nelson, Dutie Simpson. 'Attending the national FFA convention "It Kansas City cause nearly every bride has said it. Give Tussie a few more months and she'll wise up to something. George does so love her,, but George is rotten at giving gifts. Most men are, in fact. Except in their courting, days, when they shell out for candy -and flowers in a kind of delirium, men are temperamentally unsuited either for giving presents or receiving them. True, when 'their backs are to the wall, when Christmas rolls around and they can't talk wifey into,buying her own gift, men will traipse out and, buy something, anything, to fulfill their "duty." But they, usually hate it; . Their backwardness 'at giving gifts is matched, furthermore,.by their, awkwardness at getting them. Rare is the man who can receive,' open and exclaim over a gift with a fraction-of the .graciousness — nae, relish —women' exude so naturally. Before penetrating the mysteries .of gift-giving, therefore, il may be ivise to look at gift-receiving. After all, any enterprising husband can get out of giving gifts; few can avoid receiving them. WHEN you get,.a gift, don't worry about seeming too pleased. Since a certain glow is expected anyway, your gratitude , m u s t shine over and above fliis. glow to seem even sincere. Open the gift at once. Putting it aside unopened implies a lack of interest in either the giver 1 , or the gift. Christmas gifts are an obvious exception. If it's the wrong size, say so. Gifts'can usually be exchanged, and the fact you want your wife to go to the trouble of exchanging it shows you love her.' (Dlog- ical' Well, so was her buying you a gift with your money, but that's how marriages are.) If the gift is from an absent xiend, it's a good idea to write your thank-you letter at once. The onger you wait, the longer will be addressed to whoever signed the card but with the company included in the thanks. Here's a case where too much gratitude is NOT good. The person or firm sending you the gift may secretly look on it as a,bribe, and your .very bubblmess may suggest you do, too. * * * NOW, a few-words about giving presents. 1. Always remove the price tag from a gift. This rule is so iroa-. clad as to include cutting off the corner of a book jacket giving the price, 2. Have the gift • wrapped. Almost any store-will do it for you. Even, if you give it in person, enclose a name tag, business card or something identifying yourself as the giver. 3. Don't give'something too lavish to a friend, or casual acquaintance. Inherent to gift-giving is reciprocity, and'it wSl embarrass him if he can't,.repay in kind. are Joe Williams,' Howard Turn-)* 6 ^ be f us <= *« m ° re J^Tl paugh, Tom Robertson and Don I have , l ° »r , " i was late letter Nelson. Carol Wilson is the only student on the "A", honor roll. Listed on the "B" honor roll were Kathie Wilson, Ruth Smith, Pam Shawver, Patty Krise, Tom Robertson, Linda Prather, Susan Downham, Nancy Naftzger, Rose Harness, Pat Frushour, Judy Cornell, Joan Manning, Dutie Simpson, Slwoverland, Janet Nichols Sherri Oden. was late. Sue and Juniors At Fulton End Sale By BONNIE. OUSLEY FULTON—TKe Junior class of Fulton has completed*-the sale of magazines and cleared 1450 for the treasury;. Terry Brown won 'the prize for 'highest .salesman and'Paul Schmidt was second. Donna Hauser and Linda Zabst are participating on the governor's/youth council. They reported to the "student body Wednesday morning of the council's activities, which include discussion of HOTC, welfare, sex education, judiciary and juvenile crime. , Thirty-two members of the chorus will perform Nov. 27 at the teachers convention in South Bend. The student body has voted'to <retain the present school song and ; 'Wave The Flag" as" a pep song. Mrs. Van Matre, Danny rfiau- ser, Mark Zartman, Connie McCroskey, Jerry Leavell and Gary Champ left Monday morning for Kansas City, where Danny was to receive (J an award. •Mrs. Coffmrgtook Margartt Mc- Croskey,/Lmda 'Zabst, Beverly Reames, Dana Ault, Carol,Burns j and Shirley'Sutton to the SSS| district convention at Adams Central school near Monroe. .fts call for a word. The thank-you note should be written-on company'paper and Burlington Club To Meet Tuesday Af Hinkle Home - B U R L I N G T 0 N-Burlington township. . Home Demonstration club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 p m. at the home of Mrs. Ross Fellows with Blanche Hinkle Taylor, assistant hostesses. Orange Achor of near Burlington, sold his household goods Friday and has moved- into his new trailer home in Marion Mr. and Mrs. Doris Blohm have received word' that : their son, Wayne : G. has/arrived in Korea. His address is: -Private Wayne • G. Blohm, .US ,55653760. Company C 728th M.P., -B.M., APO 301, San Francisco, Calif; Mr. -and Mrs. Paul- A. Garrison announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Eileen, to Ken- netk William Hayes, son of Mr. and Mrs. , Kenneth 1 E. Hayes, of Franklin The wedding will take place at 6.30 p.m.. Saturday, Oct 29, "in the Burlington First Brethren church. The bride-elect is employed by the Indiana Fanners Town and Country Mutual Insurance company in Indianapolis Her fiance is an employe of Linda, lie., Speedway. 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