Sixteen Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Josephine Lowman Question Husbands, Wives In Mrs. America Contest r Here's a group of Mrs. America candidates preparing for the contest. I think you will be interested In knowing what .questions were asked the contestants in the Mrs. America contest during their interviews. First they were asked how they happened to enter the contest or why they wanted to enter. Many women had been sponsored by a club group, some had been urged by their husbands and children to try for the title while yet more just thought it would be fun. All husbapds were questioned very carefully about how they felt about the project. A woman cannot do a good job of being Mrs. America unless her husband is cooperative. Mrs. America had to go to New York immediately and must be away from home about 23 weeks out of the coming year. Couples also were questioned earnestly about who was taking care of the children during their absence and what arrangements they would make in case the wife became Mrs. America. A lot of 02*1021104 Ann Landers Tenant Might Control Rent But Never Fresh Landlord Look Beautifully Slim 8499 11-20 Princess lines are so flattering to ttie junior. This slimming frock has a crisp collar, sleeve choice and pretty button trim, No. 8499 with PATT-0-RAMA Included is in sizes 11, 12, 13, 14, 16 18, 20. Size 12, 32 bust, short sleeve, S'A yards of 35-inch; collar, >A yard. For this pattern, send 35c In COINS, your name, address, .>iae desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett Pharos-Tribune, 372 W. Quincy Street, Chicago 6, 111. 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 1 ages; gift pattern printed inside the book. mothers arid mothers-in-law were pinch hitting here. Then as I have written before the contestants were questioned concerning their participation in community life. Many .amusing things happened during these interviews. One man was asked if his wife is a good cook. He was a tall, lean guy and he answered, "People call me Mr. No-Muscles and wonder low I can be so thin if my wife is a good cook. I don't know the answer to that because she is a wonderful cook," When queried about who would lake care of the children, one husband raised his hand: When a mortician was asked if ie approved of his wife's entrance into the contest, she spoke up and said, "He will be the LAST one to let you down." One woman who had wanted to enter for fun told us lhat she kept waiting to ask her husband, for his approval until she could catch him JUST right. She waited almost a week before the perfect moment arrived. When she asked him, he replied, "Sure! Go ahead! You couldn't win Mrs. Myrtle Avenue." Myrtle Avenue is the street they live on and is four blocks long. That husband must have gotten a jolt because his wife was one of the most attractive finalists. There was a wonderful spirit among these young couples. I am sure that there were some bitter disappointments but they did not show. I was so happy to learn, after the contest, that die women had taken a secret poll to decide who they would like to have win. Isn't it wonderful that they had chosen the same woman we did? It shows that Mrs. America'has a lot more than physical attractiveness. If you would like my leaflet "The Most Attractive You," send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your request for leaflet No. 72 to Josephine Lowman in care of this newspaper. Tomorrow: "Bicycling is Wonderful Exercise am] Enjoyable." (Released by The Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1957) Dear Ann: The other day the landlord came to colleet the rent. He offered to paint my apartment i£ I wanted it done. I tcld him to forget the paint-job, but please take a. look at the kitchen sink. When I run the water, the floor gets flooded and it leaks down into the basement. He said he didn't think this was possible. We went to look. Suddenly he put his arm around me and stole a kiss. I socked him one to let him know where I stood. He got mad 'and stomped upstairs. The next morning I received a notice in writing, slipped under the door. My rent is being raised $15 a month, starting the first. Is there a law that can protect me? What happened to rent control anyway? — MISTREATED TENANT Rent control went out in most areas after sugar stamps and gas rationing. In this case, however, even if you could control the rent, you probabiy couldn't control the landlord. The advice from here is to move. this social philosophy even though it may seem foreign to them. As an American girl, this is your heritage. Dear Ann: I've been engaged several months. Whenever I make an appointment with the minister to set the date, my fiance either falls asleep, forgets completely or finds some excuse to cancel it. He's stood me up three different times in furniture stores. Something always happens to him at the last minute. I've run into him several times Mrs. Jerry Phillips Honored At Shower A miscellaneous shower was given recently at 515 Helm street in honor of Mrs. Jerry Phillips, the former Miss Ann Humes, with Mrs. Arlene Vassey and Miss Audrus Schlosser as hostesses. The couple was married June G at the Grace Lutheran church in this city. Refreshments were served to thei following guests: Mrs. Wilma Humes, Mrs. Goldie Siddall, Mrs. Pat Bryan, Mrs. Jean Higgins, Mrs. Maryella- Godfrey, Mrs. Jayne Ann Godfrey, Mrs. Mary Siddall, Mrs. F. B. Pitman, Mrs. Trella Dague, Mrs. Ed Humes, Mrs. Norma Green, Mrs. Dan Smith, 'Mrs. Paul Elmore, Mrs. Louis Silberman, Mrs. Walter Hanse, Jr., Mrs. Richard Bridesmaids were Miss Pat Saine, Miss Pattie Nicodemus, Miss Judy Grogg and Miss Susie Grogg, Loren Shambarger served the bridegroom as best man, and Frank Clemans, Frank McNeil, Grunice Willis and Dick Smith acted as ushers. Miss Tresa Metzger was flower girl and the ring bearer was Andy Metzger. Dear Ann: My parents came to this country in 1942 but they are American citizens. I'm writing to you because in the country where my folks were raised, there was no such thing as parties for boys and girls together, and dating was unheard of. The parents fixed up a marriage and that was it. By now you've probably guessed I will not be privileged to date until I'm considered "marriageable". Then my parents will decide who my husband is to be. I've been allowed to attend a few parties, but never with a boy. My father takes me and comes for me before 11:00 P. M. All"my Trends are well brought up and are from lovely homes. I don't want to go in for necking but I'd like to enjoy the social privileges of other high school girls my age. My parents read your column daily and refer to it often. If you can get them to realize this is America, where things are different, I would bless you to my dying day.—DOWNHEARTED You need more help than I can give in a single letter. I recommend that your clergyman or a favorite teacher meet with your parents aivl discuss this problem. In the old country the arranged marriage worked out we!l in a good many instances. It was the custom and no one questioned it. In America, freedom of choice is part of the democratic way of life. To impose old country practices on a girl born in America is not only unwise but unnatural. I hope your parents will accepl OPEN 7:00-10:30 p.m. Children Admitted FREE FINAL TODAY -$ BUCK NITES $ BRiNG A WHOLE CAR LOAD FOR I DOLLAR THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY"" 2 - FIRST RUN FEATURES - 2 MBtWMHOfTEIl GENE BAKBY VALERIE FKENCB Plan to attend our Drive In Thursday evening at 7:30 for o Big Auction Night. Many valuable items will be sold to the highest bidder. been loaded with packages he never offers to give me a lift home. He's always "in a hurry to go eat". When he failed to meet me at the real estate agent's office I told him to leave me ' alone for good. Now he's camping on my doorstep, promising to change. This is the third time. He's been sending me expensive presents, the last one a beautiful miniature rock garden. Now I'm all mixed up. What shall I do?—W.W.W. Give him the garden back a rock at a time. His irresponsible behavior is a good clue to wha you could expect if you married him. Too many people walk blindly into marriage hoping a few magic words will bestow all sorts of desirable traits on Die partner. It just doesn't happen this way. Be grateful you got his number in time and start to date some men. (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- addresssed envelope.) % Copyright 1957, Field Enterprises, Inc. D/WV Now - 2 Feotures HUA I 35c TIL 6 Opon 1 p. m. FUN AT NIGHT "HIGH NOON" with GARY COOPER GRACE KEUY Mil LOGANSPORT'S COMPIET€ AWMNG CENTER • Canvas • Fiber Glass • Aluminum FREE ESTIMATES THE GRAY-MILL CO. 1302 E. Bdwy. Phone 2218 father's Day Special First Time Ever and Just in Time MEN'S UNDERWEAR SALE Quality-Made T-Shirts, Briefs Boxer Shorts Look for these fine details Fully taped front for extra durability . . . strong clastic waist. All combed cotton. Sizes S-M-L. in chest and length, combed cotton; California neck, fully taped. S-M-L. broadcloth. VA" clas- tic waist ,4-row stitching. Full cut, bar tacked. White - colon Geraldine Cook and Mrs. Elmer Cook. Also, the Misses Francis Coughlin, Gertrude Martin, Wanda Pitman, Donna Nickels, Jo Gentry, Sheryn Humes, Audrus Schlosser, Mary Lou.Hinkle, and Mrs. Arlene Vassey, Mrs. Jackie Ross and Mrs. Violet Warner. Grogg-Shambarger Nuptials Repeated ROCHESTER—The Church of the Brethren at Tiosa was the scene Sunday, June 2, of the marriage of Miss Melinda Grogg, route 5, Rochester, and William H. Shambar.ger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shambarger, of Macy. The Reverend Wayne Svvigart officiated at the riles before the altar decorated with ftresh cut flowers. The bride, given in marriage by her father, was attired in a white satin floor length gown embossed with white nylon. She wore a white veil and gloves, and carried a while Bible. Miss Jeanetle Grogg, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Her dress was light green taffeta. Miss Emily Teel To Be Bride In Fall Announcement is made by Mr. and Mrs Joe Pritts, of Camden, of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Emily Eileen Teel, to Charles F O'Brien, son of Mr. anc Mrs. James Patrick O'Brien, of Columbus, Ohio. A fall w-edding is planned. The military ceremony will take place at the Charleston, South Carolina, Air Force Base chapel where both the bride and bridegroom are stationed. Miss Teel, of 1956 graduate of •the Camden high school, enlisted: in the Women's Air Force No-i vember 26, 195S. I Wednesday Evening, June 12, 1957. Benson-FIenn Vows Read At Rochester Mrs. Grace Benson and Arthur C. Flenn, both of Indianapolis, were married Sunday afternoon at 12:30 o'clock in a ceremony at St. John's Lutheran church in Rochester with :he Reverend Delmar Kreuger officiating at the rites. The couple's only attendants were, Mr. and Mrs. George Howard, R. R. 2, Rochester, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Daniels, 1330 Wabash Ave., Rochester. The bride was attired in a dusty rose suit with matching mushroom hat and wore ice blue accessories. She wore ice blue gloves and wore brides white roses and gardenias, The matron of honor, Mrs. George Howard, W'as attired in a pink sheath dress with black accessories. She wore a black picture hat and wore a corsage of white roses and gardenias. Mr. Howard served the groom as best man. Immediately following the cer- emony a reception was held at the lake home of Mr. and Mrs. George Howard. Mrs. Flenn is employed at the First Federal Hank of Indianapolis and Mrs. Flenn is associated with the Hook Drug Company of Indianapolis. Following a weeks honeymoon at their summer lake cottage they will be at home at 1008 South Union Street, Indianapolis. CHAPMAN REUNION JUNE 16 Relatives of the George Chapman family will hold their annual reunion at Spencer park Sunday, June 1C. A basket will be served at noon. Door Wasn't Locked ROCKFORD UP — Clark Nesbit is recovering today after an escape from a "locked room." He came out fighting, damaged a door, smashed a glass, and was cut severely on the leg. Then Nesbit, 31, woke up and realized he had had a nightmare. Show Start! Al Dink Gates Opon HaJf Hour Earlier THURSDAY - FRIDAY "TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON" (Color) Marlon Brando — Glonn Ford SATURDAY "JUBA1" (color) Glenn Ford - Ernoif Borgmne TONIGHT—Added Fun and "Tammy And The Bachelor" Thurs., Fri., Sat. OPEN 1 P. M. - 2 FEATURES - 50« TIL 6 They were both quick on the trigger in this new outdoor adventure. THE WAY TO THE GOLD CINEMASCOPE JEFFREMHJNTER-SHEREE NORTH-BARRY SULLlll-llTER BRENNAN A gun slinger and his woman "Duel At Apache Wells Starring Ben Cooper I WATCH HIS SMILE! I I I I When He Opens His GIFTS from I BRUMBAUGH'S I Father's Day June 16 ' Clothes Ml Clean? Don't Forget ONE HOUR MARTINIZING TH€ MOST iN 'DRY CIBAN1NO No Extra 'Charge for 1 Hour Service 429 E. 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