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PAGE TWO THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPOKT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, JUNE 17, GILBERT'S "What Young People Think" Shorten School? Sure—But Not Vacations! With summer vacations coming on, high school and college students and teachers are of two minds about the trimester system. That's the system under which school would last 11 months a year and enable a student to graduate in two and two-thirds years instead of four. • The catch is it would knock out long summer vacations. In theory, nearly everybody thinks it's fine—especially the high school teachers and the college students. High school students are only a little more skeptical about it, but college professors are barely favorable. Such an attitude overall among the several hundred students and teachers we interviewed surely will be heartening to college authorities in Florida where the system is actually going to be tried, with prospects it may spread throughout the state. But, getting away from theory and down to brass tacks, we found the faicts somewhat different. Only half as many high school students think they themselves would like it as those who say they would not. The percentage on college students is hardly more encouraging. And the teachers, both high school and college, split evenly on the matter. Not for High School As for trying the trimester system in high school rather than college, both high school and college students view this dimly. Only 29 per cent of the high.school students and 32 per cent of the college would approve. Getting back to theory again, we asked all hands whether they thought the trimester system would raise the educational level. High school teachers were quite positive it would; college teachers much less so. On the other hand, college students were frankly skeptical, and high school students were doubtful too. If the results of our survey were not decisive, there was nothing indecisive about the opinions of many of those interviewed. "The average student isn't rich enough to go to school 11 months a year,"—said 17-year-old Ray Yamuchi of North Pocatello, Ida. "Modern youth is not prepared fo do that much work," added James McFerrin, 16, of Kansas City, Mo., "without facing a breakdown." But Danny Waterman, 16, of Chicago, thought the trimester system would separate the "real students from the ones who go to college for fun." And Maxinc Barasch, 17, of Brooklyn, asserted such a plan would meet the need Under the trimester system, a student sees more of school each year, but he'll graduate much sooner. for producing more scientists, doctors and teachers more quickly. As for putting high schools on trimester, Sharon Kuwanar, 14, of Honolulu, expressed quite well the feeling of her mainland follows when she wrote "We need rest! Also Summer school to make up courses." But Cheryl D' Argonne, 18, of Metaire, La., said resignedly "the students would get used to it just as they get used to everything else." "Boring and hot," snorted Ben Barr, 18, of Kansas City. Whether or not they may be bored, do the teachers and students really need » long summer vacation? Contrasting sharply with what they said about the desirability of the trimester plan, most said yes indeed they do need the long break. Seventy-three per cent of the high school teachers, 63 per cent of the college professors, and 58 per cent of the high school students all proclaimed it a necessity. Even among college students the vote on need was 45 per cent, with 47 per cent merely saying they like it, and the rest not sure. Most vocal by far on this subject, the teachers and professors said they need the time for research, for further study, for recruiting their own mental energy, and for "living like human beings." "A teacher gets taught out after nine months,"' said Henry Wasser oF the City College of New York. "No one should be expected to teach eleven months a year, j snapped Ralph M. Albright ol I Indiana Stale College. 'Yellow Peri!' Imperils Caw/Sting Drivers Big attraction for these college girls is James Warjonc's Yellow Peril, vintage 1913. Jim, freshman at Clarcmont Men's College, Clare- inont, Calif., has no trouble finding louring companions from among the students at neighboring Scripps College. CLAREMONT, Calif.-On the tree-shaded campus of Claremount Men's College, Jim Warjone is a big man—in an old auto. Friends say the sputtering, bright canary yellow Model-T Speedster built in 1013 sounds like a B-29 bomber. But to freshman Warjone it's just a 49-year-old car with a new wrinkle or two. He, his brother and their father assembled it from parts gathered around the country. Brass parking lamps were found in Indiana. Wire wheels are from California. It took them Tour years and cost $900. There's authenticity throughout —except for'a racing head on the engine and 18 (count 'cm) gears— 12 forward and II reverse—assem- ibled in three integrated trans- I missions. 10YMASTER Gonna Open Come Summer "She does 65 on the freeways,' lim said, "and gets 40 miles to the gallon. Around town, abou 20." The Warjones are bugs abou restoring ancient autos. Their sla ble includes a 1911 Ford touring car. They're dickering for a 1922 racing model, The Yellow Peril, as they cal their sputtering Speedster, tea lures Iwo-wheel brakes with three feet of truck brake litiing on eacl and a Ford innovation that lastec short lime—a steering whee made of compressed peanuts. The gasoline tank picked u] somewhere along the line had bul let holes in it. These were patch ed. Drives like a dream, Jame. claims, but there is one danger— motorists who neglect their own driving lo slare at him. For That Difficult Complexion— MARCELL'S Hypo-Allergic COSMETICS exclusively at Central Drug Co. TEEN CORNER 37 Adults finish First Book List In Summer Reading With 235 points, Longfellow chool remained in first place this .'eek in the summer reading club' the Logansport Public Li- ' rary. Columbia school, with 84 oints is in second place. This year's program, the forty, rst annual, began May 21 and /ill end Saturday, September 8. hus far this summer, 2389 stu- ents have enrolled in the pro- rarn and earned a total of 531 oints for their schools. Of this otal, 211 were earned this week. To date, 341 students (134 boys nd 207 girls) have read and re- brted on ten books to earn one oint for their schools. Of this roup, .46 boys and 57 girls have one on to complete twenfy books nd earn two points. And 15 boys nd 24 girls have finished thirty ooks and earned three points..' Thirty-seven parents and teach- rs have finished their first list [ three adult non-fiction books. Eight of these have finished six ooks, and three adults have com. leted nine books. Schools and their points, are as ollows: Longfellow, 235; Colum- ia, 84; Daniel Webster, 58; St. 'incent, 56; St. Joseph, 23; Jeferson, 17; Washington 16; Tipon, 13; McKinley, 7; St. Bridget, ; Fairview 'Elementary, 7; tanklin, 5; Hendricks Special Sducation, 1; Lincoln Jr. High, 1; Riley Jr. High, 1. The following students and dults completed their reading his week: 'Columbia: Pamela Miller, Betty N^her, Lynn Ann lossi, Mike Rossi, Sue Ann Sample, Jeff Shelhart, Gina Vietti, "larol Vesh, Jeff Wisely, Candy iynn Wood, "Cynthia Eckert, ^Totid Eckert, "Darlene Gaines, 'Patricia Jones, *Larry Ncher, "Daina Odom, *Darrell Odom, 'Michael Jones, *"Darrell Odom, Duane Odom, **Jan Raisor, Mrs. Betty Richter. Daniel Webster — Jane Ellen lampbell, June Ann Campbell, loss Campbell, Gregory Dun voody, Ruth Eckert, David Hud- lleston, Diana Johnston, Eianne fones, Susan Jones, Judy 3ale Marsh, Jill Phillips, Janet lanimel, Gary Saunders, Mary hilling, William Shilling, Bruce >nyder, David Snyder, Sandy Summers, "Karen Baker, "Tom 3aublit, "Becky Donnelly, *Madeine,Donnelly, Kenneth Bhoades, 'Sally Tolbert, **Janie Buck, "•Theresa Kay D u n w o o d y, ""Vicky Gifford', Lionel Billman, Mrs. Robert Bulmer, Mrs. Rex •lunter, Mrs. Hollis Johnston, lobert Lambert. Fairview Elementary—Rosalee ^oder, Greg Fisher, Sandra Grib)le, Don Gribble, Linda James Barbara Smith, Mrs. Walter taakes. Franklin—Janet Harmon, Ronald Johnson, Rebecca Michael, Steven Muehlhausen, David Thornton. Hendricks—Ricky Somers. Jefferson—Susan Denny, Randall Dowling, Cindy Eisert, Karen Tarrer, Vieki Farrer, Joe Frushour, Debra lies, Pati Sadler, Sharon Smith, "David Snively, Mrs. Lowell Long. Longfellow—Janet Bookwalter, Nathan Bower, Beverly Densborn, Patricia Douglass, Mike Drompp, Iheryl Dunkin, Lloyd Guyot, layle Hall, Robert Hamlin, 3eeky Hanawalt, Sandra Hellyer, Tody Jones, John Kniesly, Becky ,owe, Jim McFatridge, Anne Ueyer, Terry Nathan, Donulc Smith, Richard Voorhees, Patricia Winder, Virginia Zehner, '"Veronica Bell *Jei:f Crisman, "Peggy Daughetee, "Richard Dunkin, 'Gayle Hall, "Eddie Hanawalt, 'Jeff Kesler, "Lorene Miles, Doris Ranke, "Ronnie Reeser, 'Stephen Rowe, "Janet Schneider, Jeff Shideler, Becky Thompson, "Jill Thompson, "Penny Zehner, "'"Nettie Bell, '"Lynn Daughetee, "Patty DeWitt, ""Gretchen Hir schauer, ""Frances Jackson """Joyce Jackson, ""Joe McFat ridge, ""Jimmie Miles, **Loreni Miles, Miss Margaret Newby Mrs. Bertha Powlen,. Mrs. Re becca Slemp, Jay Thompson, Jr. "Miss Bernice Hirst, "Miss Agda Rafter, **Mrs. Francis Hight. McKinley—Debra Black, Bruei Delaplane, Gary Delaplane George Meyers. Riley Jr. High, Karen Ashby. SI, Bridget, Debbie Tinkle. St. Joseph—Marian Drook, Kath leen Dwyer, Kim Hassett, Bernari Loner, Stephen Loner, Heid Schmitt, Louis Smith, Susan Elaine Smith, Kathy Wootten Douglas Loner, "Roselyn Range! Mrs. Tom Hoover, Mrs. Huber Leslie, Mrs. Patricia Loner, Mrs Joseph Loner. St. Vincent: Virginia Harrison Jennifer Hile, Richard Hile, Con nie Huff, Cecilia Hutchcraft, Ce So You Want To Be A LAWYER? FEET HURT? Our new Dr. Scholl's foot remedy dept., has the right appliance or remedy for . every ailment. BUSJAHN'S DRUG STORE Six years of study. Bible School Closes Today The Ninth Street Christian hurch will conclude a week of )aily Vacation Bible school with program that will be presented oday at the church. The theme of this year's Bible chool is "My Bible and I." The program is as follows: irelude, "My Jesus, I Love 'hee"; call to worship, Mike load; songs, junior department, 'In My Heart There Rings a Melody"; "The Bible is a Living 3ook"; nursery, "Praise Him, Braise Him"; "Bible School Rules"; Rhythm Band"; be- inners, "I Open My Bible Book"; What I Have"; "Here in Our Tattler's House"; primary Twenty-third Psalm read by Linda Schneider and Terry Adair; 'The Bible is the Best Book"; 'His Word I Will Obey". All departments will sing server- al selection together. Co-chairmen of the Bible School are Mrs. John Drompp, Mrs. Jack Jlegan and Mrs. William Harrison. VIrs. Don Jamison is musical director with Mrs. Jerry Spencer as pianist. John Morrical is recreational director. Teachers are 'as follows: Vurserv, Mrs. John Arnold, Supt. Mrs. At Foster, Mrs. William Harrison, Mrs. Richard Spall Patty Drompp, Tonya Regan Patty Robertson and Carolyn Ball; Beginners, Mrs. Paul Fiedler, Supt., Mrs. Robert Gifford Mrs. Fred Kinder, Mrs. Roberl Panton, Marcia Smith. Cathy Dunderman, Sherry Kind er, Sheryl McCIain; Primary Mrs. John Drompp, Supt., Mrs Dave Schneider, Mrs. Dan Fowl en, Mrs. William' Wilson, Mrs, Fred Riggi, Mrs. Eugene Osbom, Mrs. Robert Holcamb, Sherrj Simpson, Coleen Kietzcr, Sharor Ilanley; Juniors, Mrs. Jack Regan, Supt,, Mrs.' William Elliott Mrs. Don Kampenga. Mrs. Russell Morrical, Mrs. Jot McCIain, Mrs. B. R. Williams Miss Sarah Ferguson is in charge of the kitchen witli Mrs. Berth, Ingmire, Mrs. Joe Elder, Mrs Ted Ingmire and Miss Jane Mc- "lloskey ossisting. The- Rev. Will iam H. Neeriemer is Pastor. Check From Santa Is No Good Harold Finds CGL'UMB'US, Ind. (A'P) - "No Harold, there is no Santa Glaus,' Columbus police told a construe tion worker Saturday as he wa, booked on a preliminary chargi of attempting to pass a fraudulen check. Officers quoted Harold L. Smith 30, who -gave his address as th Roxy Hotel, Indianapolis, as say ing he found the check for $13 on a street here. Smitli said i was signed Santa Glaus and th payee line left blank. The amoun was written with a check writei Smith said he filled in his name tried to cash the check in Indian apolis but was turned down. II returned here and presented th check in a department store where a cleric notified police. Educational Qualifications: Six years of full-time study after high school j to complete the reqiurcd college and law school work (usual program is three years' college plus three years' law school, though some law schools require a college degree). Personal Qualifications: Logical, precise, yet nimble mind; interest in detail; ability to reason deductively; patience; good memory; in trial law, ability to present a case expertly. Advantages: Favorable employment opportunities for graduates from w i d e 1 y-recognized law schools and those in the lop 10 per cent of their classes (others fi\\ have difficulty finding sala- ied positions as lawyers, but lay enter other fields where a nowledge of law is required); rowing demand for lawyers who re specialists in such fields as orporation, patent, administra- ve, labor, and international law; iwyers in private practice can etermine their own hours and •orkload. Bisadvantnges: Long work hours; reat deal of pressure; need to eep abreast of the latest laws nd court decisions; some delay or the beginning lawyer in build- ig a practice for himself, unless IB chooses salaried employment /ith a large city firm; opportu- ilies for women lawyers limited, Salaries: Beginning lawyers in alaried positions with manufactur- ng and other business firms, bout $6,000; lawyers with the r ederal Government, starting sal- ry from $5,355 to $6,435, depend- ng on qualifications; beginning ialaries highest in large law firms ind Federal agencies, lowest for hose working in small law offices r engaged in legal-aid work: Puzzled About A Career? You Have Company Teen-agers who can't make up heir minds .about their future careers—and may not even care a hoot what they do when they're adults—have a friend in Michaei Blank-fort, California novelist who ncorporated just such a confused character into his most recenl jook, "Goodbye, I Guess." "Of course the kids are in bad spot," says Blankfort. "They may not live out their years. They're faced witli seemingly insoluble problems. One of the rea sons there are so many studeni demonstrations is because of this, very frustration." Fear too, he says, causes teenagers in nuclear 1962 lo act as though they didn't care about anything. "They're indifferent. To quote them in their own dialogue, they say 'Why sweat?' Beneath this seeming difference, they're actually scared lo death. "Because they're scared about what's going lo happen lo the world, they're also scared of trying anything new. They want to slick around their own backyard. They don't want to adjust to new people and new situations," Sympathetic as he is with this land of psychology, Blankfort would gently remind American teen-agers that others like them in countries that have actually been lorn by war did not Icl the future shadow (he present, "Look at the French," he advises. "Their sense of life is enormous. They respond with intensity. They live day to day." And that, he adds, is a good prescription for Ihe u n s etlled American teen-ager. "Find something of interest each day, and lesle Hutchcraft, Judy Klein Randy Klein, Sharon McLochlin Marcia Muehlhausen, Debra Roz zi, Steve Rozzi, Joey Smith, Mar Ellen Thrall, "Joseph Hiat "Mickey Hiatt, "Gregory Muzzi lo, "Mark Muzzillo, '"Karen Me Cord "Karen Myers, *Judy Klein *Myron Oppenheimer, **Susa Muehlhausen, ""Frank Sammonb ""Marietta Pasquale, Mr. Harol Fellers, Miss Mary Beth Gilman Cindy Siddall, Vicki Siddall, Mrs Betty Murphy, "Mrs. Margare Fissel. Washington '— Marsh Benn, Carrie Huddleston, Georgi Klinck, Gary McMahan, Luci Linda Vitello, Linda Winegardner "John Bingamaii, Mrs. Donn Burk, Mr. Thomas Kesser. "Gold Star. ** Gold & Blue Stars. MALE POLISH Be Chivalrous Not Churlish When You Are Behind The Wheel Shouting at a passing pedestrian makes him — and your ill manners—a public spectacle. BY DON GOODWIN That gleaming symbol of civili- ation, the automobile, has a most jncivilizing effect on many peo- common knowledge how ile. It's jerfect gentlemen in the world- at-large become perfect heels be- lind the wheel; how nice old la- lies become ghouls; how deacons ecome demons. Less known is why this happens. Lord Acton would probably lay t to "horsepower corrupts." Psychologists have quite another ex- >lanation. "Frustration begets ag- ^ression," they say', and what is more frustrating than today's traffic? Whatever the reason, automobiles pose a tremendous challenge 'or the polished men. To qualify even as semipolished, indeed, to have the slightest shimmer, you must scrupulously obey the following rules: -#EVEN though in an auto, you shouldn't be an autocrat. Pedestrians aren't peasants; you should not splatter them with mud, block .heir way or honk in their ears. Nor be a highway hothead. 'Paying back" other drivers fo; real or imagined affronts is, after a risky business. If the oncoming driver doesn't dim his lights, you shouldn't blind him with yours. If he cuts ahead ol you, don't respond with, "Touche!" and shift into overdrive. You should turn the other fender. You shouldn't petrify your passengers with your driving habits, Your hand should be on the wheel even when lighting cigarettes; your eyes on the road even when bantering with backsea-lers. You should lie a good host Offer guests the best seats and give them a good ride. You should practice the common decencies. If you're seated n a car and being introduced to woman outside, you should, if iraclical, lesve the car. You should open a woman's car door when she geli in and out. When picking up somebody at lis or her homy, you shouldn't announce your arrival with a honk. You should walk to the door. You shouldn't shout at passing pedestrians, making them—and ;our ill manners—a public spec- .ade. -•&DRIVERS are not, to be sure, ;he only ones to forget their man- lers in a car. Passengers forget, 30. A man's automobile is an extension of his home and should be rented as such. Many men in : act lavish more attention on their •s than on their homes—as wives will testify—and take more umbrage when their cars are abused. So watch your ashes. Keep your 'eel off of the seats. Don't slam doors. And respect the host's prerogatives. It's a command decision whether the radio is on or off, the heater high or low, the windows up or down—and he's in command. Q & A on P's & Q's (Q) "When driving my wife and another woman downtown where should the latter sit?" H.B. (A) If there's room and the seats aren't bucket, all three of you can sit in front, with your wife in the middle. (COPYRIGHT 1962, GENERAL FEATURES CORP.) enjoy it." HarfyHJioftOn" YAF Committee Harry W. Elliott, 107 E. Columbia, has been named to legislative committee for the Young Americans for Freedom anti-medicare congressional blitz scheduled for July 10-12. The anti-medicare congressional blitz is a major effort of YAF to prevent the passage of the King- Anderson bill through social security. The organization will carry to Washington, D.C., petitions opposing Medicare signed by oven 40,000 jxwple. The group will leave Indianapolis, on July 10 for Washington, D.C, and will arrive back on July 12. Sen. Capehart To Address Pharmacists FRENCH LICK, Ind." A3?) Sen. Homer S. Capehart, R - Ind., will be a principal speaker during the 8-lst annual convention of- the Indiana Pharmaceutical Association here Tuesday- through Thursday. State Rep. M. Maurice Goodnight, R-Lafayette, also will address the meeting, discussing taxation and possible changes in pharmacy laws. Jhisfultist's No flautist By DICK KLEINER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. NEW YORK—(NEA)-QK, once and for all, is a man who plays the flute a "flutist" or a "flaut- The answer comes from Herbie Mann, who is one: "I'm a flutist," he says, "because the instrument I play is the flute. I don't play the flaut." Mann is one of the few jazz flutists around. His group, which •ecords for Atlantic. Records, is increasingly popular. One reason, perhaps, is Mann's aim, which is simply to entertain. "I think our group," he says, "and Dizzy's (Gillespie) are the only jazz group which leaves the audience i'eeling happy. Most of them are like psychilrisl." Herbie Mann visit to the slim, bearded Brooklynile, considers the flute an ideal jazz instrument. It is, he says, more flexible than most instruments, because it is what he calls a "natural" instrument; it has no reed. "There is nothing between my diaphragm and the open air," he says, "except the hole out of which the music comes. So J can bend the notes or do whatever I want. And the llule has a range of four octaves, loo." When he first began playing jazz flute, Mann encountered resistance from critics, club owners, audiences, record companies, everybody. Gradually, he's worn this down and today there are several jazz flutists in business, and the insllument is widely accepted in the jazz field. But he cannot switch, he finds, to other instruments (he is, he thinks, the only flutist who doesn't double on some oilier instrument). "If I switch to the clarinet or sax for only one number in a set," Mann says, "it takes me two or three numbers to get back my tone. You use a different set of muscles in your lips for the flute." George Wein, the man who biult the Newport Jazz Festival, will be back at his old stand this summer, after a year off following the riot in 1960. The Newporlers invited Wein to return. He was delighted to accept. "The riots," he says, "weren't malicious, merely exuberant. And they didn't know how to handle crowds then; we do now." Wein, a classical and jazz pianist, was approached by the Lorillard family of Newport to put on the first Jazz Festival in 1954. "I debated about it for some time," he says. "I wasn't sure it would work. But then my mother said I should do it. Mothers have a special kind of intuition about things they feel are important to their sons. So I did it, and it was an immediate success." The festival is a yeaw-ound job for Wein, who will start work- ng on the next one right after the final notes from this year's fade. And, he says, the hardest part is lo convince the artists to try something new. This summer, for example, there will be a Thelon- ioius Monk composition, which Wein talked him into writing for the Duke Ellington band. The '82 festival, July 6, 7 and 8, will continue the tradition of having many on-the-spot recordings made. Already, Wein has arranged for at least four, and possibly as many as eight, to be taped at Newport. DICK I'ICKS-Hcnry Mancini on RCA, does a good job with the infectious "Theme From 'Hatari!'." Others: "House Without Windows" (Steve Lawrence, Collumbia); "Indian Girl, Indian Boy" (Thumbs Carlyle and Ginny O'Boyle, Epic); "Planting Rice" (Arthur Lyman, "Uno Momento" HiFiRecord); (Jorie Sands, ABC-Paramount); "Rosa Linda" (Mitch Miller, Columbia); "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" (Neil Sedaka, RCA); "I'll Come Running Back to You" (Roy Hamilton, Epic); "The Scotch" (The Olympics, Arvee). Around the world with recent top albums—good Hawaiian songs on ABC-Paramount's "Ed Kennedy's Hawaii", for Latin dancing, try "Vaya Puente," with Tito Puente's Orchestra on Tico; MGM lets you sample Greek music on "Night Life of the Greeks" with Michael Hartophilis' Orchestra; Capitol takes you lo "Paris in the Spring" witli songs by Michcle Arn'aud; Folkways has "Folk Dances of Austria" and Riverside has «n assortment of Polish polkas, "We Like Polka Music!" Eleanor Sleber has two new releases out on her own St-And label, both recorded at the Syracuse Music Festival. On one, sha sings songs by Beethoven and Berg; on the other, she does Bach's Cantata No. 51 -and * Rameau cantata.

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