•CPAGE TWELVE THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPOKT, INDIANA GOLDEN YEARS A Job After Age 65 ... And No Embarrassment man who does anything ought to [ that he could work when he felt :-•-.• ByTHOMAS COLLINS, ; - Retirement comes to you in about the same way -Christmas comes to a child—that is, if you are a reasqn- ibly riorjnal person. ;•• You find'the days leading >up, to it filled with expectation-. On Retirement Day, itself your cup runs oyer. -Then 'conies the let'down. Then the settling'down to a "quiet cold winter—or a ride on a bobsled. ', Eugene J. Garrett chose the bobsled, and since -1958 has been havirig a "good retirement ride, '-'; Mr. Garrett 'was white-collar, had a supervisory 'job over 14 other employees, and had reached a salary peak of S175 a week-. ''•:.'. , • -; "The crucial point of- a Retirement," says Mr. Gar- !rett, "is when the letdown' wears off and the settling down begins. -."You can't do much about;, the build-up to retirement that the company • puts' you through. II tends'to'make you~a bum during your last year on the job. It im- glies that Santa Glaus is about Sunday Papers CHICAGO-INDIANAPOLIS NEW YORK-FORT WAYNE LOGANSPORT-DETROJT , - •' t^. - - ' •' ~ ' , ASK ABOUT RESERVING YOURJ=AVOR1TE BURKS 13th and E. Bdwy. Open til .9 p. m. Phone 5966 AMBULANCE •^•••••^i^^B PHONE 3608 Complete First Aid ond Oxygen Equipment FISHER FUNERAL HOME NEEDS WINTERIZING SO BRING IT TO MARTINIZING Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday OCTOBER 24-25-26 MEN'S OR LADIES 7 CLEANED & PRESSED SI.10 AND $1.35 VALUES One OUR 215 EAST MARKET ST. DRY CLEANING SERVICE WINDOW OPEN 7a.m.to9p.m. MONDAY THRU SATURDAY^ ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH'YOUR WASH? 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But then, according to Mr Garrett, comes the moment you CAN do something about . .'. the moment you decide' whether you'll sit down with the pension and drift, forth which is easy, or venture to find something new to Daughters of Isabella Play-Night October 26th—8:00-10:00 p.m. K of C Hall Prizes and Snacks Donation 50c at Door do_something that pays him money. ''Money is our yardstick of worth. And it's not too difficult for- the average retired man to sell his -labor. Almost any retired person can get a job if willing to accept the kind of job and pay that is available . MR. GARRETT SAYS this is the problem. A retired person is usually ashamed to accept what is, available "I couldn't find a thing that would give me 14 people to boss and $175 a week after I retired,"" he explains. "But anything less would have been embarrassing to me with my neighbors, with the people I had worked with, with friends around town and with-my own ego. "Don't think this is trivial. For a. man it is virtually unbearable, especially when—as an alternative —he can 1 sit down on his pensior and say nuts-to-il-a)l. He doesn't want fellows "back at the com' pany saying 'Poor Old George.' Also, he doesn't want a new boss who pushes him around . . . and the boss he has on the level of the job he .can get is often the pushy type. There's none of this *Now, i ,Mr. 'Garrett, I'd appreciate your doing this tomorrow. "More likely it's' a matter of 'Hey, Garrett, get the lead out of your pants' and get that job done!' "This 1 all makes a bobsled ride a seriously distasteful prospect to a retired man," says Mr. Garrett. THE NEW-NEW HOMEOWNERS COVERAGE DWELLING-CONTENTS- CRIME & LIABILITY PROTECTION in -.-•... ONE POLICY- CREE INSURANCE AGENCY 224 S. Third Stnet Dial' 375 1 INSURE IN SURE INSURANCE : FOR'ABOUT TEN months he endured it. But instead of giving it up as a bum guess he-set.about figuring a way to make it palatable. Which he did. He made" a deal with, a large real estate company engaged in building and selling homes. The deal provided that he would be "Special Assistant to the President" That sounded big with friends, neighbors and former coworkers. The deal also provided CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for the flowers and kindnesses extended to us in the loss of our son and daughter-in-law. —Lon and Nettie Winegardner like.itvThat took-care-of any straw boss who wanted to yell "Hey, Garrett." The deal, actually, was for a job selling subdivision houses. In exchange for his fine title and an understanding that he would stay on the job from spring to fall he- agreed to three-fourths as much commission as the company's other salesmen were getting. . Since last May Mr. Garrett, as of this date, 'has banked $4,21)0 commissions. He and Mrs. Garrett will spend'the winter on '.t, in Hollywood, Fla, and next May he Will return in glory to his "executive" position which, incidentally, he has found quite enjoyable. - ' ' For a copy of the new Golden Years booklet by Thomas Collins, send 35 cents in coin (no stamp's) to Pharos-Tribune and Press, Box| 1672, Grand Central Station, New York 17, N.Y. Bzoks At Local Library Everett,. New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Gardening 6 vols. Kohn, Feeling Low? Kohn, Pathways to Understanding. Gruenberg, More Favorite Stories Old and New. Downey, History of Dogs for Defense. . Indiana .Historical Bureau. Indiana Election Returns;lS16-1851. JVIcGraw, Techniques of Fiction Writing.- More for Your Money! ROSS REID Roofing Co. Free Roof Inspection Phone 3388 IJQTICE With regret we have adopted the policy of servicing Radio and Television Sets Slti ONLY Bt THIS 5TORE EFFECTIVE OCT. 24 Past patronage has been and is yet truly appreciated. This change is for purer/ business reasons. 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