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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10,1957 THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA PAGE THIRTEEN GILBERT'S "What Young People Think" Honoring Their Fathers and Mothers, Young People Will Even Support Them By Eugene Gilbert President of the Gilbert Youth Research Co. Have you heard anyone say that modern young people have not the love and respect for their parents that was common a generation or two ago? It's odd if you haven't because criticisms of that sort are as common today as they were in the last century and for hundreds of years before that. To pin down the truth or falsity, we put some leading questions recently to 600 youngsters all over the country. It would be interesting to find out what answers middle aged people would give to- the same questions about their parents. These questions were toughies — not ones that could be answered with platitudinous generalities. Instead they got down to what seemed to us the nub of the matter: Are today's youngsters willing to support their parents in their old age? Do they stand ready even to take their aged parents into their own homes? Keady And Willing The answers were as heartening as anything we have come up with in quite a while. Not only are these representative teen-agers willing to honor their fathers and mothers, but practically all are ready and willing to support their parents it they have to. And our experience is that the answers given by a carefully selected sample such as this are truly representative of the country as a. whole. The comments o! two teen-aged girls just about summed up majority thinking on the subject. "I feel that after all they've done for me, I could never repay them and anything I could do for them would be done willingly and with pleasure," said Judy Glas of Orleans. "They took care of me in my youth and I should fre more than happy to take care of them in their waning years," added Carole Sue Thorpe of Alpha, Mich. Comments from a 3 per cent minority indicated they too would help support the old folks in most cases but reluctantly. "I would do so in an emergency," said an Arkansas girl. "I'd rather hate to have to take care of them," said a Berkeley, Calif., boy. "But I guess I would if necessary." Frank, a Los Angeles youth, balanced carefully on the fence with his comment: "I don't think my parents would ever ask me to do it." In some families of more than one child, the youngsters were ready to help but they felt the contributions should be shared. "I would do it because I would feel it half my responsibility as I'm i sure my brother would help," said an Alexander City, Ala., girl. "I think my brothers and sisters would share in taking care of our parents," a Brockton, Mass., boy told us. Old Age Homes Out Nine out of ten teen-agers think it's only fair that they be asked to help out their parents if .need be, but only about half would like to have their dependent parents live 'in their homes. Forty-four per cent said it would be better if they did not. "My parents are always welcome into my home, whether it be for a week-end or forever," said Mrs. Janice Schwartz of Baltimore. "My mother would be welcome at our home or my dad but not both," a stale of Washington girl Harrison PJA To Sponsor Scout Pock The Harrison Township P.T.A. met Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m. at the Lucerne -school building. The meeting was called to order by the president, Max Brandt. The minutes and the treasurer's report were read by Mrs. Helen Hilkert and approved by the group. Reverend Gene Sellers gave the devotions. The vice-president, Jeannetta Shafer, announced that the local organization had received two awards from the Indiana Congress of Parent-Teachers Association for the last year's achievements. George (Bud) Muehlhausen reported on Boy Scout and Cub Scout activities, and the group voted to sponsor a Cub Scout pack. A meeting for all parents interested was set for November 12 to get this organized. It was voted that the project for the year would be to purchase a new freezer for the lunch room. The planning of the Community Supper in March was placed in the hands of a committee. Jeannetta Shafer was appointed to make arrangements for swimming lessons for all Lucerne students who desire them. The December meeting was canceled. Mr. Moss, Lucerne principal, reported the results of the Halloween Carnival held October 30. Sheriff 0. R. Carson gave talk on the subject "Safety is not an accident." Refreshments were served, and the meeting adjourned. noted. "If possible they should live alone, but close to us." "I would not like to have them in my home and would complain a great deal, but I'd do it," added a Cincinnati girl. Of those who would prefer to have their folks live elsewhere, nine out of ten youngsters thought a home of their own would be best. Only one in ten favored an old age home. "I just wouldn't wast my parents to live in an old age home," said Phillip Gallagher of ..Savannah, Ga., speaking flatly for the ma- jortiy. "I love my parents very much," said Frances Ricketts of Casselton, N.D., "I would never force them to live any place they didn't choose." About two out of three teen-agers told us they expect to support their parents in old age. Tine rest feel they will have to provide at least some help. And, it is interesting to note, 99 per cent of the young men and women said they have given some thougbt.to the subject, an amazing, ly high percentage. The girl from Lombard, HI., who said: "I don't know, I never thought of it before," was definitely in the minority. Questions Asked In This Survey Do you expect to support your parents in their old age? WiU you do so willingly if you have to? Do you think it is fair if you will have to? Would you have your parents liye with you if they are dependent on you? If not, where would you have them live? In their own home? In an old age home? Some other place? What are your feelings in gener- jal about taking care of your par- ierls should the need arise? MUSICAL NOTES A 16-year-old boy from Ottawa, Paul Anka by name, has made a name for himself both as a singer and a songwriter. Even __ before he was in high school he was writing songs and working with a vocal group. He wrote "Diana" while carrying a torch for a girl of that name. Since the Soviet ' Union has put a dog in one ground. Here are the answers: 1. Melodie D'Amour; 2. Happy Happy Birthday Baby; 3. Swinging Sweethearts; 4. Lotta Lovir/; 5. Twelfth I officers and yell leaders at Delphi of Never; 6. Fraulein; 7. Diana; [high school have been elected. Officers At Delphi Set DELPHI — Class officers, club 8. That'll Be the Day; 9. The Song of Raintree County;' 10. My How Time Goes By. New tunes in Logansport that could be hits: Reel Petite,—Jackie Wilson; Think,—Five Royals; Oh Boy,—Crickets; Bright Light,—Jim Lowe. Five years ago the top tune over Officers are: Senior class: Paul Vollenweider, president; Tom Merrell, vice-president; Virginia Fisher, secretary; Jo Ann Coomey, treasurer; Kay Clawson, Student council; Juniors: _ iof their satel-ithe nation was You Belong to Me. Elites, old socigsJTen years ago No. 1 was Near are becoming You. Seat Trouble BOSTON, — During tihe past year, knife-wielding vandals have slashed nearly 6.000 leather seat cushions on Boston subway cars. The Metropo'-'tan Transit Authority soon will try ou 1 a new type of virtually indestructible molded plastic seat. Paul Anka popular again but with new titles. "How much is that do?gie in the Sputnik?" will probably sell a milloiri records and everyone will be rock and rolling to "You Ain't Nothing But An Airedale." Here are a few others that will probably be on the hit parade:: White Silver Satellite, In the Middle Of A Sputnik, There's A Satellite in the Sky. Here are a few tunes which the dog might be humming to herself up there: : Alone, Stardust, Moonlight Swim, An Affair to Remember, and Around the World. Meanwhile, back on the planet everyone is listening for Beep Beep Baby. Everyone now knows what Johnny Ray and Frankie Laice meant when they recorded Up Above My Head. Treat the kids and yourself, too. BOLINS DONUTS At Your Favorite GROCERY RESTAURANT Or 14th ond Broadway And now, people of the earth, we are going to play games. We'll give you words from a song and' you try to identify it. 1. If she names the date, tell her that I care 2. On a day I can't forget, 'Cause that's when we fell in love 3. We're swingin* in the mornin' and we're swingin' at night 4. So baby can't you see thaj you were meant for me 5. You ask how long I'll love you I'll tell you true 6. In a moment of glory a face comes, before me 7. I can feel you giving all you* charm, hold me darling 8. Well, you know you love me, baby 9. It was there one day, with the buds of early May 10. A cloud made of cotton drifts across the sky Give yourself ten points for each correct answer. 100 is right up there with the doggie, 90 is flying with Sputnik I, 80 is.High upon a mountain, 70 is still above sea level, 60 and below, better check your engine. Your're still on. the Silhouettes takes the top spot on the Press Parade of Platters this week with Wake Up Little Susie and I'm Available are IE the second and third places. Here are the top ten tunes on the Press Parade of Platters: : 1. Silhouettes ' 2. Wake Up Little Susie 3. I'm Available 4. Be Bop Baby 5. Alone > 6. Just Born 7. April Love 8. Jailhcuse Rock 9. My Special Angel 10. Hula Love Thought of a gambler: Chances Are. Juniors At Wokott Begin Annual Sale WOLCOTT—The junior class at Wolcott high school has started the annual magazine sale. Person desiring to buy subscriptions may purchase new or renewal subscriptions from any junior class member. Proceeds of the sale will be used toward She senior class fund. Grade students entertained the high school students at a Halloween party. Three students were selected from each class by four judges on the basis of original costumes. Freshmen were initiated as FFA members last week. They wore white shirts, bib overalls red ties .and carried buckets. When they met a senior they had to sit on the bucket and repeat a pledge to the senior. Cheerleaders organized a pep session Tuesday and hope to have another one this week. Mr. Walker gave an explanation of the new basketball rules. Junior high cheerleaders have been elected by the seventh and. eighth grades. They are: Peggy Fender and Martha Goss, both eighth graders. Bob Randolph, president; Johnson, vice-president; Jerry Joyce Gushwa, secretary; Bonnie Wilson, treasurer; .Gwen Benner, student council. Sophomores: David Beale, president; Janet Rodgers, vice-president; Alice Berainger, secretary- treasurer; Frank Lachenmaier, student council. Freshmen: Robert Small, president; Ed Crosby, vice-president; Rita Crook, treasurer; John Duckwall, secretary; Judy Hoshaw, student council. Eighth grade: Doug Cripe, president; Georgiana Bradshaw, vice- president; Sherry Wagoner, secretary-treasurer; Bill Harris, student council.: Seventh grade: Ed Cook, president; Bill Sieber, vice- president; Alexis Smith, secretary; Joyce Spitter, treasurer; Jim Martin, student council. • Student Council: Ron Rbdkey, president; Pete Furst; vice-president; Lois Groninger, secretary; Sara Johnson, treasurer. Band: Jim Blythe, president; Dick Klepinger, vice-president; Sara Johnson, secretary - treasurer; Mary Lbu Parks and Nancy Rule, librarians; Kay Clawson, historian. NFL: Virginia Peterson, and Virginia Fisher, co-presidents; Kay Clawson, secretary - treasurer; Carole Welch, Karen Smith and Stephen Peterson, directors; SciMath: Pete Furst, .president; Paul Vollenweider, 'vice-president; Virginia Peterson, secretray-treasur- er. FHA: Carole Welch, president; Virginia Fisher, vice-president; Et- tota Armstrong, secretary; Eleanor Wilken, treasurer; Sandra Cook, song leader; Mary Ringer, historian; Janice Brewer, parliamentarian; Suzanne Spitler, editor. FFA: John Williams, president; Ron Dickinson, vice-president; Dan McCain, secretary; Tom Porter, treasurer; Floyd Viney, reporter; Ron Pritchard, sentinel.. Sunshine: Carol Hawn, president; Janice Brewer, vice-president; Marta Porter, treasurer! Jean Small, secretary;! Marilyn Fisher, corresponding secretary. Yell leaders: Donna Kite, Marta Porter, Sandra Cook and Marilyn Fisher. TEEN CORNER STUDENT ARTISTS—Several of the boys at Riley junior high school are shown as they help puint one of the shop classrooms. Randall Mauck, shop instructor, keeps a watchful eye on the young artists. The entire shop building interior Is getting • fre*h com* of paint and Mauck said he expects the place will look like new around Christmas. Artists include: Jerry Am;is, Donald Baker, Daniel Ellington, Eugene Isaacs, Ernest Kloenne, David Maggart, Robert Newell, Mike Nlcoll, Fred Reeser, Dare Sorenwm, Jim Wilson, Job* Dunn, Bob Smith, and Willis Swaney. (Staff Photo) Aubbeenaubbee Seniors Planning A Nine-Day Trip LEITERS FORD — The senior class at Aubbeeaaubbee townshi^ high school is making arrangements for a nine-day senior class trip. The sophomore class held a Swiss steak dinner recently and added $75 to the class treasury. The eighth and seventh grade cheerleaders have been named and are: Connie Feltis, Patsy .Leap, and Betty Hunneshagen. f The following officers were elected from the band: Ed Lane, president; Jim Kline, vice-president; Nancy Brockey; secretary; Marilyn Reichard, treasurer; Dave Cripe, reporter. The chorus officers are: Marjorie Olin, president; and Jean Hartle, librarian. The following class officers have been elected: Senior class: Ed Lane, president; Michael Lahman, vice-president; Frances Burrough, secretary; Don Hunneshagen, treasurer; Sonja Brown, reporter. Junior: Linda Langenbahn, president; Jim Kline, vice-president; Betty Canyon, secretary; Donna Raub, treasurer; Marjorie Olin, reporter. Sophomore: Nancy Brockey, president; .Keith Thomas, vice-president; Jack Reinholt, secretary and treasurer; Wayne Cannedy, reporter. Freshman: Gwen Lane, president; Doris Engel, vice-president; Betty Davis, secretary; Marilyn Frank, treasurer; LaVonda Murry, reporter. Seventh: Randy Brugh, president; Phyllis Shaffer, vice-president; Patty Davis,-secretary; Patsy Leap, treasurer; Phyllis Calhoun, reporter. ' MALE POLISH Heart Of Gold Not Enough Cheerleaders At fulton Hi Homed By Student Body FULTON - Kay Shoity, Jim Gottschalk and Barbara Soss were recently elected Fulton high school cheerleaders. Julie Nelson, Judy Vanata and Alice Newell were elected junior high cheerleaders. The Sunshine society of Button wifl present a minstrel show Nov. 15. Rev. Overmyer, of the Olive Branch EUB church spoke recently to the student body on "leadership." He said to be a good leader, one must grow physically, ^socially, mentally and spiritually. The honor roll for the first grad ing period has been announced and is: Margaret Ault, Gerry Overmyer, Jennie Clemans, Jack Lea- veH, Julia Nelson, Donnie McCrosky, 'Suzanne Overmyer, Barbara Goss, Howard McDough, Karen Kent, Jack Nickels, Linda Zabst and Susie Waltz. Honorable mention: Donna Hauser, Jerry Fauman, Jerry Leavell, Betty Smith, Danr.y Hauser, Carol Champ, Linda Rouch, Barbara Bailey, Steve Hudkins, Reva Lehue, Phyllis Bailey, Eddie Brown, Paul Christianson, Sharon Baird, Bonine Ousely, Lou Ann Diu, Gary Hancock, Kay Vanata, Nelda Mathias, Mary Waggoner, Judy Rogers, Geneva demons, Kenny Kent, and Judy Vanata. The Sufhos staff has been announced as follows: Glenda Rogers, editor; Mrs. Schael, faculty advisor; Danny Hauser, assistant editor; Bill Kingery, business editor; Roy Fisher, Kay Vanata, Jeanne Fairchild, advertising; Jerry. Heckathorn, Elaine Mohler, art; Kay Shoity, Margaret Ault, Ray Bailey, Jack Waltz, activities; Jim Gottschalk, Jerry Eytcheson, Howard Kistler, athletics; Lelia Fry, Larry Mikesell, Jim Johnson, Susie Caritherg, identification; Phyllis Ross, Howard McDouglj, photography; Barbara Goss, 'dedication. S ~'~z~ By DON GOODWIN Some people have the opinion j that the alpha and omega of good' manners is goodheartedness. If you genuinely like people, they say, you don't have to know beans about holding a fork. Your manners will be impeccable in (this phrase pops up constantly) "the things that count.'* Other people disagree. One of them, as it turns out, is Ogden Nash, the poet. In a forum on "Manners" in the current Ladies, Home Journal, Nash tells why he doesn't think kindness is enough. "A man can be very boodheart- ed," he points out, "and yet very disagreeable to sit next to at dinner. I worked with a go jdhearteVi man for four weeks once who ate his food by pushing it down his throat with his finger. I respected his good heart, but I would rather have sat at another table. "Sometimes," Nash went on, ' "people step on my toes with their hearts. The rough diamond with the heart of gold-well, a little polishing would not detract from his goodheartedness." * * * Had the goodhearted ladies of the Journal allowed him to expand, the nimble Nash no doubt would have pirouetted from this point into a look at one of life's major ironies — namely, how a virtue, (good- heartedness) can, -by its very excess, be a vice (bad manners).A timely but-non-Nashian example:. Having just put away a titanic Thanksgiving meal, you visit a friend's house in the hope of entering a coma and .watching, insensate, football players get clobbered on TV. Friend pounces on you at the door and insists you join his family at the dinner table. "Piece of pie? Aw;' c'mon, have one. .. C'mon .. .We have plenty . .. have one . . . please ..." HI if you do and heel if you don't, you have one. "Have another? C'mon.'... Just one more ..." Goodheartedness so unshakably bent on killing a fellow man must be halted eventually, but it's a rare and polished man who can do it with aplomb. * * * Sinking moribund in front of the TV set, you wait for the .game to start.. » Your friend, nettled by your refusing Kis third piece of pie but taking it goodheartedly in stride, seems determined to finish you yet. "Comfortable there, fella? ... ATTENTION- J All High Schools We will be happy to print on this page news of yWr school and student activities throughout the school rear. Please send ui your news items addressed to the Sunday Teen-age Editor, c-o The Phir- m-Tribune and Logansport Presi. ' $ - How about a pillow? ... Window up or down? ... How's that re ception? Here let me fix It... Say, I know .what we're missing . .. Beer and pretzels ..." Enough of this and you feel like telling the guy to shut up andi leave you in peace. But how can you... when he's so goodheartedT Q & A on P'l & Q'j (Q) "How do you coax a guest to go home after he stays on and on after everyone else leaves? Mrs. S. J. P., Cambridge, Mass. (A) There are several tried-and- tested devices. One is to busily empty ashtrays. Another is to hustle your husband off to bed wifH some weak remark like, "Dear, you've got a full day tomorrow." Whatever you do, however, it's unlikely to rival your guest's rudeness is overstaying his c-'elcome. (Copyright 1957, General Feature* Corp.) Queen Named for Peru High School Rodeo PERU — Margfret Mills has been named queen of the Peru High School Rodeo to be held Nov. 16-16. Her attendants are Beverly Durkes, senior; Becky Dawalt and •Marilyn Personett, juniors; Pat Mize and Nancy Redmob, sophomores; Carol Sharpf and Chrisd Temple, freshmen. Read the Classified Ads Girls w$l be girls vn&elYYSHAG! 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