Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 27, 1957 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 3

Publication:
Location:
Logansport, Indiana
Issue Date:
Thursday, June 27, 1957
Page:
Page 3
Start Free Trial
Cancel

Thursday Evening, June 27, 1957. Warn Unwary Drinkers May Become Alcoholics WASHINGTON (UP)— Alcoholism creeps up on you. Medical history records a few cases in which people seemed to become alcoholics as soon as they started drinking. Their susceptibility was so great that addiction came virtually with their first drink. But the overwhelming majority of alcoholics slip gradually into|ments followed. iwith Mrs. Emma Smith of Thorntown. The Fellowship class of the Nazarene church met Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stolp and Mrs. Ida Hiatt. Devotions were read by Mrs. Nathan Ryan and a business meeting was conducted by the president, Thomas Smith. Social hour and refresh- the stage of uncontrolled habituation, usually after years of what j they regard as "social" or "moderate" drinking. They deny, even to themselves, that they are becoming alcoholics. And they buttress their denials with many popular misconceptions about the nature and symptoms of alcoholism. The best hope of arresting the spread of alcoholism, authorities say, lies in persuading its potential victims to recognize the danger signals and to seek competent help NOW. Danger Signals Listed And what are the danger signals? "The first sign of abnormal drinking," says Dr. Paul H. S'.e- venson, alcoholism expert of the National Institute of SI e n t a 1 Health, "is apt to be a change in the person's drinking pattern." Mrs. Marly Mann, a recovered alcoholic who is now executive director of the National Council on Alcoholism, listed several other "early symptoms" of alcoholism: "Making promises about drinking." Lying about the amount of frequency of drinking. "Gulping" drinks. Taking a drink before going to a party or appointment where drinks undoubtedly will be served. Feeling the necessity to have drinks at certain regular times, and with any special event. Keeling that you "must" have drinks for weariness, nerves, depression or to maintain a "pleasant" disposition "for the sake of others." There is, moreover, one test which you can use to determine whether your dependence on alcohol has reached the stage of an illness from which you require outside help to recover. Jlow la Tell The test is this: Set yourself a daily ration of drinks, not less than one and not more than three. If you're not a daily drinker (ami some alcoholics confine their' drinking to weekends) then the ra-. tion should he for those days on which you do customarily drink. Decide that you will stick to this ration for a fixed period, at least three months, beginning nosv. You must not exceed the raliun under any circumstances whatever — weddings, funerals, sudden death of a friend, inheritance or promotion. No "special occasion.s" or other excuses must be allowed, or you have flunked the test. Any normal drinker, even one used to drinking regularly and fairly heavily, should be able to pa.ss the test. But the chances are a hundred to one against a true alcoholic passing it—or even being willing to try it sincerely. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bruce and daughter, Barbara, have moved from Lafayette into. one of the Brooks Roudebush apartments. Philip Hoffman returned to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Wednesday after spending a twenty-fine day leave at the home of his mother, Mrs. Delilah 'Campbell of the Thornhope vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Boiler of Headlee were guests Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. William Hall. Mrs. John Fisher underwent" major surgery Monday at St. Elizabeth hospital, Lafayette. She was in a serious condition following the operation but is as well as could be expected • at this time. Members of her family are with her most of the time. Winamoc Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Stanley and daughter. J'at.sy, of Olney, 111., former Winamac.' residents, spent Sunday and Monday visiting friends here. Dale Lowery is confined to Memorial hospital, I.ogansport, with pneumonia, lie was taken ill while on a vacation trip in Canada and was in the Dryden hospital, Dry den, Ontario, Canada, for a few days, he was able to return home with the vacationcers hut becarm ill again and entered the Logansport hospital on Saturday. Mrs. Lowery and others of Ins family have visited him each day. Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Smith of Franccsvillc spent Sunday in tiie home of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Ixiwery and Linda Lowery accompanied them home for a week's visit. Kddie Knarr, Bob Conn and Mr;l- vin Bair students at Indiana State Teachers college are spending the summer at their homes here. Miss Diane Trinosky and Miss Patsy Floyd, who have taken employment as nurses aides at St. Kli/.abeth hospital. Lafayette, spent Wednesday and Thursday in their homes. A marriage license was issued June 2B, to Miss Shirley Beiswang- cr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse H. Beiswanger of Francesvillc, and Jerry Conrad Maxwell of Winamac, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond C. Maxwell of Agness, Oregon.. Miss Kaye Sheets, of (Jury, i.s visiting for .several weeks with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Itolicrl Clay. . County clerk John Shank announces that effective July I, all hunting, fishing and trapping license will increase fifty cunts in price. All agenls arc to have liu; new blanks June 2!), Mr. Shank also says he has received the new Acts of the Indiana Legislature of 1S57 and they are available In individuals at two dollars and fifty cents a copy. The C.W.K. Circle No. 2. of the Christian church will moot Wednesday evening at the Winamac park for a picnic. The members are asked to bring a covered dish and their own table service. Sandwiches and drink will be furnishec hy the hostesses, Mrs. Francis Knarr and Mrs. John Galbrcalh. Mr. and Mrs. William Hall am Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hall of Wina mac and Mr. and Mrs. Stace Bon •ell of Headlee, visited Sunday Use the versatile EDGE-master Fences, buildings, posts trim easily LAWN and GARDEN EDGING and TRIMMING TOOL The revolutionary EDGE- mastcr docs all your lawn trimming and edging jobs quickly, easily and neatly . .. reaches those hard-lo-get-at- piaces without stooping or bonding ... no tiresome sawing back and forth. Simply usu short forward strokes. The rubber tire wheel drives a rotary shear (new patented principle) with positive cutting action. It's sell-feeding and self-sharpening! The EDGK-master is guaranteed In do more jobs bel- ter than any other edgcr or garden fool on the market. GRASS Uncurbed flower beds and tree basins landscape neatly ONLY DOMESTICS - FIRST FLOOR and summer fun While and Belgi: »nd Tan Leather holiday tan Nimble-wedge casual with a sun-tan glow ... smart, light softness wherever you go. While and Beige Milan Straw westport 409-415 E. BROADWAY DIAL 4166 Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Thrt« Progressively New Since 1832 Pretty Cover Ups . Scalloped, white cotton c'apes—perfect compliments for your sleeveless, sun-back .dresses—only $1.95. Also boleros in butcher linen and eyelet linen in black or white—$2.95—$3.95. ACCESSORIES - FIRST FLOOR $ 5.95 Sophisticated Black For.,a Carefree Fourth! This smart sundress has two belts—one of sell; material, the other a contrasting print sash, which gives the "Calypso touch". Made, of Springmaid Bounce, the lustrous, wrinkle-resistant cotton with the everlasting .luxury finish. DRIP DRY—needs no ironing. Also available in Navy. Sizes 10-lli. Another attractive style in black frosted with white lace trimming comes in the half-sizes 12'/a- 22'/ 2 . BUDGET DRESSES - MEZZANINE The Golden Rule \vill be closed on Monday, us usual, so do your s ho p p i n g lor the "Fourlh" on: Friday Saturday Tuesday Wednesday „ —NOTICE— A replica of the jewels by Trifari worn by MRS. DWIGHT 'D. EISENHOWER a t Hie Inaugural Ball, Jan. 21, 1957, are now on display ar our jewelry counter. We feel honored to be able to display them QI the time when they are pictured in VOGUE (July issue, page 68). You -can see them just two more days — Friday and Saturday! Look, MOTHER! The/re NO-IRON! Perfect Playmates for Holiday Fun! A. Zipper-front playsuils in stripes, checks and prints- sixes 1-4, 3-6x from $1.95 B. Boxer shorts in plain and stripes, sizes 2-6'x from $1.1)1) T-shirts, sizes l-6x from $1.30 C. Girls shorts and blouses in'plains, plaids and stripes, sizes 2-6x and 7-14 each from $1.29 CHILDREN'S DEPT. -FIRST FLOOR For Those Cool Breezes Orion shrugs are a necessary part of every ladies' wardrobe. Washes easily, dries quickly and keeps its original shape and beauty. White, black and pastel colors. Sizes—sm., nied., Ig. $3.95 Sizes 38-46—$4.05 SPORTSWEAR - SECOND FLOOR New Swimsuits . by 'Jantzen and Rose Marie Reid You'll look your very best when you pick your swimsuit from our pool of wonderful sun and water Cash•ions—all are sun and water tested! Sizes 7-15 and 10-20 From $8.95 Sub-Teen sizes 10-16 From $3.95 SPORTSWEAR - SECOND FLOOR Playtimcrs... Playsuits and Overskirts Just the thing for vacation and holiday wear. Such pretty and versatile styles in little or no-iron cottons —bon-bon, solid colors and dainty plaids. Sizes 10-20 ?8,!)5—¥10.95 SPORTSWEAR - SECOND FLOOR JUST ARRIVED! New SERV-A-DISH Square metal trays with partitioned paper plates to fit. Perfect to use Indoors or outl NO DISHES TO WASHI Pretty trays . . ,ea. SOc Plates to fit 20 for 88e Picnic Necessities SCOTCH KOOLER, keeps things hot or cold for hours << gal. capacity . . . .$8.95 SCOTCH GRILL, the mosl convenient .charcoal grih over made $7.95" DOMESTICS - FIRST FLOOR GOLDEN RULE SHOE SALON FIRST FLOOR SAVE! ELECTRONIC DISCOUNT DAYS STILL IN PROGRESS! LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free