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Sixteen Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Ann Landers Drinking on Date Created 'Unfortunate Circumstances' Dear Ann: I'm a girl 15 in a terrible jam. My parents read your column every day and think the advice is good. If you can help me out of this mess I'll never forget you. I had a date last Friday night with a swell kid. We went to a movie and drove around town for a while. Then he bought a few bottles of beer and spiked it. We parked in. an empty lot and talked about school. I felt a little drowsy, not being used to spiked beer, I guess, and the next thing I knew, it was daylight. My date had fallen asleep too, and the battery was dead because the radio had been on all night. By the time he got me home it was 6 a. m. My parents were frantic and were about to notify the police. Now I can't go out for a month and all privileges have been taken away. I didn't do anything wrong. I was just a victim of unfortunate circumstances. Please explain to my parents how these things sometimes happen to respectable people.—IN DEEP What, pray tell, is "respectable" about a 15-year-old girl who drinks spiked beer and parks in an empty lot? And who, may I ask, created these ."unfortunate" circumstances? Don't tell ME to pull your bacon out of the fire on this one. In my opinion, the punishment was far too lenient. You'll never know the agony your parents suffered while waiting'and watching for you to come home. Irresponsible behavior that turns Mom and Pop gray gets no support from me. Dear Ann: My husband's older sister is getting to be a real problem to the entire family. She never married, but inherited a considerable sum of money from a man she went with for years. Our only son is nine years old. He's an adorable and loving youngster. We aren't wealthy but have everything we need and our child is not under-privileged. My husband's sister, whom I snail call Aunt Nora is crazy about this boy and buys him ridiculously extravagant gifts. Anything wo give him looks small by comparison. Our son is growing up with a veils- Double Attractions! SIZES 10 A pretty blouse with floral embroidery plus a fullskirt is a 'double attraction' that any young miss will love wearing on hot days. You'll find this outfit simple-to-sow- and-embroider! PLEASE STATE SIZE. Pattern No. 5808 contains tissue —size 6, 8 or 10; hot-iron transfer; sewing and embroidery directions. Send 25c in COINS, your name, address and the PATTERN NUMBER to ANNE CABOT, Pharos Tribune, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chi cago 6, Illinois. It's ready I The 1957 Needlework ALBUM — fifty-six colorful pages showing many pretty designs; plus directions for making 3 crochet items and a quilt. Only 25c a copy! torted sense of values because his Aunt Nora tells him he can have anything he wants if he'll only ask her for it. Recently the child disobeyed his father and was told he couldn't have a new catcher's mitt. He phoned his Aunt Nora and she said, "Of course I'll get it for you dear." What on earth are we going to do about this situation?—U. P. If you permit a foolish aunt to make a mess of your son's life, the fault is YOURS — not hers. When well-meaning relatives get into the act and override the parental veto, it's Mom and Dad's place to lower the boom. Tell Aunt Nora that she is not to send the boy another gift without first getting your approval. If she doesn't cooperate, return the gift, unopened. What Aunt Nora may think is generousity is really selfishness. She places her own pleasure first, and totally disregards the effect of this unbalanced giving, on the child. Lavishing expensive gifts is a poor way to show affection. It merely gives a youngster a dis- torded sense of value;. Tell Aunt Nora that Christmas is over and make it stick. Your son's training is YOUR responsibility. Don't fail him. Records Show George Washington Delinquent In Local Tax in 1794 ALEXANDRIA, Va. (UP)—That fellow who chopped down a cherry tree and then had to go blabbing about it to everyone was still up to his old tricks at the age of 62. The only difference was he bad switched fields: Instead of tree chopping he was tax dodging. A newly-found dusty Alexandria record book tells the awful truth: George Washington didn't pay his local taxes in 1794. The book listed him as being delinquent nine pounds. That's the way 1 the book put it: Delinquent, (pounds) 9, G. Washington. It didn't even say G. Washington, President, currently doing business in the national capital at Philadelphia. Apparrently in Alexandria they weren't easily impressed in those days. But Washington followed true to form. He couldn't tell a lie. The record book shows he paid up in full. , Assistant City Manager Eugene Barnwell said he discovered . the old tax book Tuesday while, shuffling through some long-IorgoUen documents. Dear Ann: I have a most peculiar problem and don't know how to cope with it. I'm an adult man who is being victimized by a 3- year-old boy. Every night when I come from work, this neighbor child is wait-j ing on my porch. I like-the little! fellow but he doesn't know when to go home. He falls asleep on my davenport and his folks never come for him. I have to carry him home every night. They don't seem concerned about feeding him or seeing that he's in the house after dark. Once I sneaked in the back door to avoid him. His father spotted me through the window and ! brought the boy over. He said, | "Your little pal misses you." I, didn't reply. He added, "When the Mrs. and I go out at night we'll bring him over. He likes it here." What can I do?^H. R. If your vocal chords are out of commission, use sign language. Make it plain, YOU'LL decide when you want company, and tell them to keep the children at home. These nervy neighbors will make a male nurse-maid of you, if you let 'em. Barnum was right. Be.Proud of Your Sewing (Ann Landers will be happy to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of this newspaper and enclose a stamped self- addressed envelope.) Copyright 1957-, Field Enterprises, Inc. —Tax Defendant Pays Government $110,000 BLOOMI'NGTON (UP) — Joseph T. Solomito, Bloomington, former limestone executive, Tuesday paid the federal government $110,000 as payment on a civil liability debt he owed. Solomito recently was convicted on charges of evading $54,000 in income taxes for 1950 and 1951. He •has not been sentenced pending a ruling on his appeal for a new trial. The government charged Solomito .owed the $110,000 as back taxes on a quarter of a million dollars he earned from 1048 to 1953. A government spokesman confirmed Solomito made the payment, but he said tax authorities still are not sure how much the 40-year-old father actually owes. OVERTIME FOR MARRIAGE COLUMBUS, Ohio (UP)—Franklin County Probate Judge Roscoc R. Walcult must be expecting a rash of June brides. He ordered the marriage license bureau to remain open evenings two days a week. Josephine Lowmon Older Folks Urged to Look To Grooming and Fashions Hero's a wearable daytimer that is a delight for beginner and expert. It goes together like a charm and can have a collar or not, as you wish. No. 8496 with PATT-0-RAMA included is in sizes 1214, 1414, IC'/i, IB'/i, 20V4, 22%, 2414, 20V4. Size 1414, 35 bust, 4'/» yards of 35-inch; % yard contrast. For this pattern, send 35c in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Pharos-Tribune, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, HI. Include 25 cents more with your pattern order for the Spring & Summer '57 issue of our pattern book Basic FASHION. It contains dozens of smart new styles for all ages; gift pafljirn printed inside the book. One of the most interesting 'programs during New York City's Senior Citizen's month was the all day fashion show and grooming demonstration for older people. This was sponsored by The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies and was held at Christ Church, Park Avenue. For the first time professional fashion and grooming experts paid attention to the needs of the older person. Following are a few quotations from the address of Albert J. Abrams, director of the New York State Joint Legislative Committee on Problems of Aging. Mr. Abrams said, "America's older people need to throw off the black garb of defeatism and despair into which a youth-geared civilization has oast them. Also, "Grandma should not dress like Marilyn Monroe but the new look for senior citizens must call for dignity, not despair, or optimism, not retreat. A new wardrobe at 60 will, make one feel like 40 and a sparkling dress or hair style will act like one of the new miracle energizers." Avoid Black It seems to me that those are ringing inspirational and fundamental words which need to b^ said over and over again. People think themselves into old age and adopt the black dreary attire to match it. I have been harassing my readers for years to get out of the black habit. Many mature women wear it like a uniform. Colors do wonders not only for your skin and hair but for your spirit. On the second day of Senior Citizens month, A. Bernice Quimby, federation executive editor said that the purpose of the meeting was "to stimulate public interest in the clothing and grooming needs of a dramatically expanding older age population, and to emphasize to older people themselves that attractiveness and charm are not attributes of the young alone." Miss Quimby called attention to the fact that there are now 14'A million people past 65 in the United States and that it is estimated that this number will increase' to 21 million by 1970. It seems to me that the future certainly belongs to age as well as to youth especially in light of current medical strides to make middle and older age more vital, to prolong the youthful portion of life. . Tomorrow: "New York's Senior Citizen Project Aided Older Folks." Released by The Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1957 Memorial Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Srvin, 611 Bates street, a son; to Sgt. and Mrs. William Amrine, tValton, a son. Admitted: Miss Rita Heishman, 816 .West Melbourne avenue; Mrs. Abbie Endress, Flora;'Mrs. lona Haskins, Monticello; Charles Steven, 826 East Market street. , Dismissed: Mrs. Nellie Hartman, route 6; Miss Treva Moore, Kewana; Mrs. Hattie Ohman, 317 i Thirteenth street; Miss Carol Hat-' on, route 5; Master Douglas. Schroder, 1251 Smith street; Miss Karen Timberman, 125 Lockwood street. St. Joseph's Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Piercy, route 1, a daughter; to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sharp, route 1, a son; to Mr. and Mrs. Chester Chassin, 605 Thirteenth street, a daughter. Admitted: Edward Burrows, 1100 Pleasant Hill street; Mrs. Marie Seutebuch, route 2 Winamac; Mrs.. Jennie Miller, route 5, Peru; Mrs. lordclia Pitman, 71 Seventeenth street; Ora Mackey, 1905 George street; Mrs. Laura Maus, Walton; Miss Bonnie Shaffer, 1119V4 East Broadway. Dismissed: George Walrous, Winamac; Harry Fowlei, 1916 North street; Warren Myer, route 3; Mrs. Alice Burger, 309 Eighth street. Sugar added to fruit .before freez- ng will retard the loss of vitamin 'C" and help the fruit retain its natural color. . jv _ lUPHOLSTERINGf 2018 North Street Phone 4789 ROXY Now 2 Features 35c Til 6 Open 1 p.m. FUN AT NIGHT "The Last | Outpost" with Ronald Reagan ACCIDENT NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — An automobile skidded into the car af Jesse Mello,' bounced off the car of Arthur Mcllo, and crashed into the car of Joseph Mello. The Mellos are not related. Show Storti At Duik Gatos Open Half Hour Earlier THURSDAY-FRIDAY "D DAY 6th of JUNE" (Color) Robort Taylor-Richard Todd SAiTUfWAY "A DAY OF PURY*' (color) Dala Robertson - Mora Corday Box Office Open 7:00 - 10:00 CHILDREN Admitted FREE FINAL TONIGHT Whole Car Load One Dollar $ Buck Nites $ THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY CHICKEN DINNER COMING UP! You ««• we'r* having a CHICKEN CHASEI . . . W«'r* toning five liv«, klckin' and rarin'-to-go chickens from atop our Concetiion Building) Catch on* and exchange it for a largo, tasty ready for tha ovon Drasied Chicken! ARE YOU GAME? COME JOIN IN THE FUN! BE A WINNER! Open Daily 1 p. m.—50c 'ti! 6 • Tonight 7:45 TONIGHT Added Fun 'Ma and Pa Kettle on MacDonald's Farm" HOLLYWOOD SNEAK PREVUE In addition to Ma and Pa Kettle you'll see another full length Hollywood Fun Feature at no extra cost. THURSDAY - FRIDAY - SATURDAY HERB JEFFRIES LORD FLEA The EASY RIDERS SUNDAY-'TAMMY AND THE BACHELOR" Hospital Notes Macy Postmaster Applications Open Applications for the postmaster vacancy at Macy will be accepted by the U. S. Civil Service Commission until June 25. Salary for the position is $4,190. Applicants must pass a written test. The commission says applicants must possess the following qualifications for the job: —Can deal with the public agreeably. —Must be reliable citizens. —Must have a background that will enable them to maintain simple accounting records adequately. —Must be in residence at Macy one-year. —Must be 18 years old but not over 70. Information can be obtained at the Macy post office, the commis- son said. Wednesday Evening, June 5, 1957. May Publish More Writings Of Mark Two in BERKELEY, Calif. (UP) - A million and a half words ircm the prolific pen of Mark Twain lie unpublished and untapped in 11 filing cabinels h«ld by the author's estate. But if the plans of Prof. Henry Nash Smith materialize, Twain fans will have to build new shelves for their libraries. There is even a bit more Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn to come. Smith, fourth literary editor of the Twain estate, wants tj publish six volumes of the unpublished material. Work has already started on another volume containing documents' related to the composition of the Tom Sawyer and H u c k IFinn books. Edited by Walter ! Blair of the University of Chicago, it will include two unfinished pieces entitled, "Huck And Tom Among The Indians" and "Tom I Sawyer's 'Conspiracy." In addition, the Harvard University Press will soon publish a book of the 40-year correspondence be- tween Twain and novelist - editor William Dean Howells. All this, despite the fact that Smith and his three predecessors as literary editor of the estate- Albert Bigelow Paine, Bernard de Vote and Dixon Wecter — have already published 19 volumes since Twain's death in 1910. At that time Twain left all his unpublished writings to be administered by the state, with the profits of publication to go to his daughter Clara, who lives in San Diego, Calif. "It is possible that there U little of commercial trade value left," says Smith, i "but there is much that should be made available for historians, scholars and others interested in the life and works of '.his great American author. "You could say we have now reached the scholarly phase of the publication of Twain's works." Read the Classified Ads BARGAINS IN COLD WAVES La no It n Oil Permanents iduding Hair Cut FOR ONLY ±"4.95 Hourir 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. No Appointment Necanary LOGANSPORT BEAUTY SHOP Clo.ed All Day Werineidar 5th and Broadway OVER BAILEY'S RARE BILL RETRIEVED CHICAGO (UP)— When Ricky Gordon, 11, learned that his five- dollar bill of a rare series had been spent by mistake, ha gave it up for lost. Then Ricky's father. jwent out to buy some chop suey. i Included in the change was tha bill that had been in Ricky's col- I lection. painted walk DIRT?? It's a chore to clean painted walls and woodwork. Yet you'll find it easier and so much more satisfactory if you use the famous Little Bo-Peep "make-it-yourself" cleaning formula. It's really amazing. Try it. Buy a bottle today and follow directions. AMMONIA CLEANING COMPOUND 412 E. Broadway Phone 4193 HOURS: Weekdays ex. Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00—Saturday 9:00 n.m.-9:00 p.m. THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THE JUNE BRIDE complete service for 8 and 12— with extra cups in each set! GUARANTEED OPEN STOCK S9.95 quality 66 pcs. for 8 $4 DOWN monthly terms 79.95 quality 100 pcs.for 12 $6 DOWN monthly l.rmi 4 of Wards loveliest patterns— now sale-priced! Beautiful as a gift—beautiful for your own table! Pure white, translucent— and craze-proof, of coursel Choote now, at Wards! MANY OTHER PATTERNS PRICED EXTRA LOW- Usual 69.95 and 89.95 quality! Wide»t selection in town — not all ar» »hownl Included arc newest "moderns"! Service for 8 and 12. 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