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SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 1858 THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA PAGE NINE GILBERT'S "What Young People Think" Going Steady Among Teen-agers C_-/ «/ O O For Now But Not For Keeps They've got rings on their fi.T-jers and bells on their saddle .•Oioes to proclaim lo the world that they're going steady, but the teen-agers of America don't really mean steady from now on. This idea of going steady intrigued us since our last survey <>:i thi s problem last -May showed that one out oi every five youngsters interviewed had a steady friend—and of those who didn't, one out c.f three wish they did. Does this mean that America is about to witness mass mar- r;aj!cij of child brides and child grooms? -\ot at all. After making a new nationwide .survey on how the go- ins steady trend afreets a teen- ager'i view of marriage, we 'earned that the word "steady" has f.vo different meanings, depending on whether you're an adult or a teen-ager. Far Cry From Marriage In the wonderfully confused world of adolescence, a steady is .something to drag to a dance or a party, but not to be dragged up the aisle. Thoughts of getting married and facing the responsibilities of raising a family are far, i'ar from the thoughts of today's :een-aged set. "I'm crazy about my steady," confided 19-year-old Martha Henderson of Alexandria City, Ala., s'lould They talk a good line — but what does it mean? be making many new "but I want to look around before friends so as to be in 'a better J settle down." [position, both morally and emotion- ff this sounds mixed up, it's'ally, to select the right mate, because adults just don't dig the! But. our researchers found that I despite the widespread "going young husbands, should be well ]pective of a lifetime career and stili MUSICAL NOTES During the past year a gentleman named Johnny Mathis has done okay for himself. Johnny has scored with such hits as.Chances Are, Wonderful, Wor> derful. Twelfth of Never, and a Bill, a junior, said Betty and he plan to start a band of their own in the near future. Bill is studying at the Ft. Wayne college of music and the Claude Brown drum studio in Kokomo. Betty, a senior, just few others. Toj na 'urally picks music up as she these hits'let's add another Mathis song, When I Am With You, which is his latest release if former Mathis tunes are any criterion, this one will be a hit. Johnny Mathis One year ago Johnny was earning several hundred dollars a week working in night clubs. Today his fee for one night's work is in the four column bracket. He estimated his income for 1957 is $250,000. Two local high school musicians seem to be doing okay for themselves, too. Betty Flowers and Bill Kindig may not earn nearly as much as Johnny Mathis, but they have just as good a time performing. Kindig plays drums while Miss Flowers plays piano and sings. She also plays clarinet. Both have on the way toward their careers aligned herself with those favor-1 " orkjed * i * bands headed by Dick in life before marriage. "I belive marriage is a woder- ful institution," commerfied 16- ing early marriages. "I want a home and family of my own," she explained simply. year-old Elizabeth Massley of Buff- [ It is interesting to note that expression "going steady." What Martha really means is, steady" custom,73 per cent of the " a lo, N. Y., "but before either | most teen-agers were torn between that her steady is fine as a steady j boys and So per cent of the girls I party is 20, it is foolish." : the problem of an early or later boyfriend, but'he is not to be con-'l'ked being single and intented to! FEW CONFIRMED BACHELORS marriage. There were very few '•-•'•-•-- '--- •---- '[used with her future husband. Boys and girls show they are "Ding steady by exchanging class rings and pins, swapping bits ofj jewelry, wearing matching sweat-! crs or sUi jackets or swim suits' (depending on the weather), even sporting identical umbrellas. This tendency to go alone on ilntes and at dances has caused sume alarm and much concern in many quarters. Some schools and c'lurchcs have flatly forbidden the practice. THEY LIKE IT SINGLE In addition to the danger of encouraging over familiarity and too close affection under synthetic conditions, the main objection seems to be that young people are shut- tins themselves off from the main i a family, s'.ream of their society when theyi 6. Young I stay that way for some time come. to Seventeen-year old Jacqueline Pinch of Norfolk, Va., agreed in think a person should stay: principle, but saw no need for set- single as long as he is not posi-. ting a definite age limit, lively sure of his life's partner," i commented 17-year-old Judith Du-:^ szka of Center Lane, Mich. "I do|' .._ Marria enough," explained, "and soti.e people not think I am old enough to take on the responsibility of a family." Teen-agers opposed to early marriages cited six main reasons: 1. -Most of their friends are single. 2. Education should be completed before embarking on marriage. 3. Most teen-agers can't afford to get married. 4. Military service must be considered. 5. Marriage calls for maturity, facing responsibilities of raising people, particularly say girls marry too young, but if they have as much education as they want, and can afford it, and are mature enough, it is fine." The 31 per cent who were unhappy in the single state and looked forward to early marriage included and and family of their own. Asked why she preferred an early marriage, a 17-year-old New Orleans girl replied, "then I could, be with the one I love always." But an Oklahoma girl of the same age saw marriage in the pers- both the star struck lovers those anxious for a home Cositract TVEST MAROONS DIAMOND TRICKS There was nothing unusual about North's opening club bid or his one-heart rebid. Then, when South jumped to three diamonds North did not want to either bid three no-trr.mp or go past three no-trump. Hence, his very irregular three re-art bid. ey Temple Bows TV Sunday Night r of HOLLYWOOD CUP) — Shirley Temple, the dimpled darling of the '30s, makes her first professional appearance in nine years Sunday night when she stars in her new TV show—with dimples intact. A stylish matron of 29, Shirley (now Mrs. Charles Black of Ath- erton . Calif.) still harbors a gig""""'"' , !g!e that promises to tug at the Lakewood. !=_..,_ ,' „ „.;„„ ,, rV , .• . >, Harold Guiver 01 i^ewoou.tjj f gencratioll wh ich Ca if., WHO set \Vest, opened the; . , = four of spades. East played the !watcned her s ' ow up ' me a shock. I don't enjoy watching myself at ali." Mrs. Black's first live TV effort co-stars Charlton Heston in "The Beauty and the Beast" via NBC- TV Her movie debut took place Mordent!, Dan Mordenti, Jerry Hellyer, Joe Sabatini and are presently working with the Joe Scagnoli and Dewayne McClaeb bands. Both agree their biggest thrill was playing with the Frank Parente band for handicapped children last year at the Shrine club Gerald Sweet tells us plans are stilt under way for a civic orchestra. He said the orchestra is still in the beginning stages but he has the names of several interested persons. Mr. "G" would like to hear from anyone interested in participating. Just write to him at Lcgansport high school, including your name, phone number and the instrument or instruments you play. confirmed bachelors and spinsters in the survey group. Only 1 per cer.t of the girls and 4 per cent of the boys said they "don't ever want to marry." Not many explained ti'eir stand, but one of the teen-agers in question, a 17-year-old girl from Olean, N '"I Y li'ave^'reat plans to t-avel, and i BURLINGTON-Activities at the would not want to neglect my fam-' Burlington school are back to nor- jmal following the. recent vacation. New releases that could be hits: 'Little Pidgeon" — Sal Mineo; "Shorts Shorts" — Royal Teens; "Belonging to Someone" — Patti Page; "Betty and Dupree"—Chuck vVillis. "At The Hop" remains at the top of the best seller list in Logansport with "La Dee Dah" second and "Peggy Sue" third. Here are top ten tunes on the Parade of Platters: 1. At The Hop 2. La Dec Dah 3. Peggy Sue 4. Stroll 5. Get A Job 6. Stood Up 7. Sugartime 8. Click Clack 9. Oh Boy 10. April Love Thought of a brand new baby: I'll Remember Today. J.L. Burlington School Back To Normal After Christmas Vacation ily." THE QUESTION'S ASKED j Se ™ ral sludents 1. What do you think of early |1:acl marriages? 2. Do you Why? 3. List your objections to or ar- 78 Area Students Are Enrolled At Manchester like being single? j The third meeting of a series of ! fifteen for the Burlington Young Farmer organization was held Jan. 7, in the high school shop guments favoring early marriages? H hf ti ™PHn to o-der , ^ _____ ,„,.._, ,_ _______ _° ' brr ' u i ht tlie mating to o.der. 4. Do you intend to marry some The group discussed Oxy-Acety day? 5. If not, why not? Propose Way To Get American Youngsters Interested In Science lene uses welding and its practical MALE POLISH Poppycock the Main Dish at Some Meals r Here's a man confusing prissiness with etiquette. strain of formal dinners in his Most men have two sets of table manners—a comforable set for home use and a "refined" set for Society. entire manner. A he-man at his home board, he becomes a prig at someone else's. He purses his lips. He extends a pinkie as ho Oddly enough, the former are lifts his coffee cup. He attacks the often more polished, in the best: meal with all the gusto of a prissy sense of the word, than the hoity- old maid—an affront no self-re- toity kind. The reason is simple. Eating at home, the normally considerate man does what comes naturally. Short of offending sensibilites. This, after all, is the most Etiquette ever demands, whether in the Darkest Africa (where it takes a sizeable goof to offend sensibilities) or Lightest j Boston (where the smallest one will do). It's when a man sets out consciously to be refined that he asks for trouble. In large part this is due to the incredible amount of poppycock connected with, table manners—rules and customs long out of date or never in date—which seldom bother a man at home but specting cook will forgive. The point of this is that etiquette is eminently practical. Every rule must have a purpose. If it hasn't it isn't etiquette; it's superstition and balderdash. is the purpose of table Simply this: to avoid with your lips drink quietly, What ugliness. Chew closed, eat and Seventy-eight students from this however"" "have ! area are enrolled during the win- iter term at Manchester college They are among 916 students at the college. Those from this area are: Logansport: Alan Belcher, Patricia Bowyer, John Hoffman, Joseph rise to haunt him in formal circumstances. For example, somewhere he may have heard salad should never be cut with a knife. As a matter of fact, years ago this was true, and for a practical reason: salad oil stains silver. But today, with knife blades made of stainless steel, a man looks rid- 1 icu'ious chasing a hunk of head lettuce around a plate or trailing I strands of salad from a fork — ing. don't make a mess, and you'll be safe at any table. Q & A on P's & Q's (Q) "Is it correct to eat French fried potatoes with your fingers?" Mrs. T.T.R., Stockbridge, Mass. (A) No. The technical reason is that potatoes are part of the meat course and thus should be eaten with knife and fork. The ireal reason is that French fried 1 potatoes are messy. New Books At Local Library Marek, Grand Opera. Ryan, Dress Smartly. Roelhel, Modern German Paint- nhairman """J"=', «""" jiuiuiiaii, uvoci/" - Kitche1 ' Sharon Nehr ' Tom Rine ' The regular PTA meeting will be Tuesday at which time the local Volunteer fire department will show a film and explain the call system to be used when dial telephone system is .stalled. of the in- hart; Lucerne: Yvonne Unger: Twelve Mile: Joan Coffing, John Leffel, Larry Leffel, James Stras! ser; Galveston: Carolyn Brock. Burrows: Thomas Benner; Delphi: Kay Barnhart, Evelyn Brown, Dean Burton, Shirley Cree, Marilyn Dempsey, David Eis, Paul Laprad, Roderick Rodkey; Flora: Bill Shaffer, Clyde Zeek. Akron: Walter Carpenter, George It includes the formation of high school clubs for "future scientist Sue Murley and Esther Cox led 25 years ago in the "Baby Bur-j of America" just as the "Future lesk" series. Plays Hooky F r om H°usework Shirley's video career amounts to playing hooky from her role as ck and South ducked. East re- - . -, . 'turned the five of spades and Piaced by short - cropped, dark South's ten fell to Harold's king, brown At this point Harold took wife and mother. "Charles wants me home," she said with her best Gone are the blonde curls, re- "Little Miss Marker" giggle. "I have to admit," as a house- that it's fun to break away Farmers of America" (FFA) now function all over the country. The congressman prepared a bill appropriating 75 million dollars a year, to be matched by the tates, to speed up the development of secondary school educa- ion in fee natural Sciences. tresses. Her legs never ime w S- ve Marlene Dietrich cause for these trips to Hol]ywood . But to worry, but Shirley's curves are , , hc show wiil require on i y about NORTH (D) VK987 $ Q33 WEST A K04 VQ632 •» A 7 4 EAST A Q J 8 5 3 V J 10 H 4 0 2 <?, J 107 SOUTH A A 10 2 V A * KJ 109G5 A 9 G3 Both vulnerable North East South 1 4. Pass 1 « 1 V P;iss 3 Q- 3 V Pass 3 N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—*> 4 West Pass Pass Pass fetchingly distributed on her 5-2 chassis. Her smile is dazzling. She discusses her childhood with a peculiar detachment, as if it were someone else who ranked seventh in income in the United Slates in 1937. Like Someone Else "I have copies of all my mov- i ies," she said thoughtfully. "And every once in a while I run them ' off for '.lie family. As I watch them I have a curious feeling 'toward the little girl on the screen. For some reason I don't think of her as me. She seems like a close rela- three days a month. I'm doing 16 programs, and most of them call for me to be hostess and moderator. "Not that I don't keep busy at home, working with seven different charities and keeping 'active in parent-school organizations." Shirley's youngsters, Charlie, 5'/ 2 ; Lori, 3'/ 2 ; Susan, 10; are talented, too, according to their mother. Got An Early Start "I'm not sure they'll become child all," Discover Rocks/Me fit Niagara River Gorge NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. UPI-A 125,000-ton rockslide in the Niagara River Gorge was discovered Saturday. AVhirlpool aid the slide apparentlj occurred i'riday night and carried away part of a railing and path on the American edge of the gorge about quarter-mile north of Whirlpool Bridge. It was the third performers, though. After she giggled again, "I got j tive. or someone I knew long ago.! s'- art ed when I was three. ! "But no one sees themselves as' "Becoming a child star is a '. they really are. Even looking at matter of timing. I always hinged movies I made as an adult gives out for study. Obviously he could | establish some spade tricks forj his partner but how was his : partner ever going to get into j make them'.' It was obvious that; South would hold all the missing high diamonds and in addition the ace of hearts. ! It looked as if school were out j but Harold did a little more j thinking. .Maybe South's ace of; hearts would be a singleton. ! Harold led '.he deuce of hearts and East played the ten. South took his ace of hearts and wen: after the diamond suit. All Harold had to do was to duck twice ar.d South wound up with' a lot of good diamonds but with no way to get to them. South played the rest of the hard well and managed to get out of his troub'es for down jne, but it was little consolation asair..-;'. the four no-trump he would have made against average defense. myself to the Depression when the country was ready for a cute little girl. There probably are do stars today if they were in the right place at the right time — and if the public was willing to accept them. "I'd like to see my children in the entertainment business," she concluded seriously. "But I'm not going to push them." SLOW DOWN ROSE CITY, Mich. — Police here have a system that they say Vvorks better lhan fines in reducing speeding. An apprehended speeder is forced to drive through town again with a patrol car following right behind his auto. Q U 0 N S E T P 0 I N T, R. I. (FHTNO—Richard W. Bundy was promoted to photographer's mate second class, USN, Dec. 1, while serving in the Photo Lab at the Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, R. I. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gleason Bundy of Royal Center, Ind. Before entering the Navy in September 1955, Bundy graduated from Royal Center High School. KEWANNA KEWANNA — First semester exams were given on Thursday and Friday, January 9th and 10th. Afternoon classes had exams Thursday afternoon and morning classes had them on Friday morning. During Christmas vacation, new desks were installed in the fifth and sixth grade rooms. Also the grade rooms were equipped with filing cabinets for the teachers' use. The varsity basketball team now has its second set .of new suits. They are white with red anc blue trim. The team first appearec in them at the Kewanna-Frances ville basketball game at Francesville. The freshman class haJ a party at the home of one of the class members, Vivian Montz, Jan uary 4th. The sophomores had a class party in the gym on Fri day, th« 2Tti of December. State Park officials the ;• ":Jges. During the meeting Mrs Joe St Amand, adult leader, distributed new club literature and explained food projects Singing was led by Shirley and Carol Jane Haod. A short health Inga Cox. Several cases of scarlet fever have been reported among students absent from school. Jace Lane, son of Mr. and Mrs. Junior Lane, has been a patient at Riley hospital. He is in the 6th grade. Miss Myrna Billiard, a senior in the local high school lost four front teeth when she lost control of her car recently west of here. She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Burton Billiard Damage to the car was estimated at S500. A LOT OF TRAVEL HARTFORD, Conn. — Connect!- especially when there, to his right is a gadget called a salad knife. Or, again, he may have heard the 'nice" way to eat meat was toj Year, Inc., Year, 1957 ed. Angel, Occupations for Men and Women After 45. Durant, Pictorial History of the hold the fork in the left hand when! American Circus. the cutting the meat, then shift it to the right hand for taking the bite. Known as the crisscross method, this piece of stage business has about gone out, possibly because people are delevoping such strength in their left hands they can use them to lift the meat as well as hold it on the plato. Provided a man doesn't use the crisscross method every day, it's advisable not to try it on special occasions. Thinking out every step in eating is like thinking out every step in walking: it's a sure way to stumble. A MAN also may have heard he should leave a little of every course on his plale. The origin of this myth is unclear It may stem from a confusion of plate with platter, since there IS a rule that hosts should leave something on the platter lest guests go away hungry. But there is no rule about leav- j traveling 186,000 miles a second, ing food on plates and there i 100,000 years to cross it from rim never has been. To the contrary, I to rim. waste of any kind is frowned on, Cerf, Reading for Pleasure. Eoggs, Faith Healing and Christian Faith. Holiday Magazine, Holiday in France. Schussler, Doctors, Dynamite And Dogs. Cerminara, The World Within. Page, It Pays To Be Healthy. Flesch, The Book of Unusual Quotations. Walton, Tomahawks to Textiles. Thomas, Doctor Courageous. Crosland, The Future of Socialism. Sorokin, The American Sex Revolution. Campion, Crooks Are Human Too. Caesar, The Wild Hunters. Gilliam, San Francisco Bay. meyer; Kewanna: Edward Finder; Rochester; Gresham Bearss, William Biddinger, Alys Doering, Donna Hall, Philip Hatch, Charlotte Hiatt, William Hiatt, Jean Kanouse, Ralph Kistler, Jr., Keith Mathias, Shirley Ogle, Philip Pratt, Kenneth Sales, David Sausaman, Maurice Sexbey, Bernice Striggle. Peru: Beverly Myers, Lois Brown, Janet Conner, Don' Deweber, Norman Fisher, Constance Hoppes, Robert Hoppes, John Maugans, Joseph Miller, Judith Myers, Jerome O'Brian, Norman Snyder, Herbert Wheeler, Barbara Wilson; Mexico: Nelda Weaver; Macy: De-! and the trend now is to smaller! Europe and Asia often are lora Balsbaugh, Kenneth Hattery,'helpings, with seconds and thirds j spoken of as a single continent, John Hurst, Larry Koenig, John encouraged, to avoid waste. i Eurasia, because no ocean di- Sennett; Denver: Mark Murphy; Finally, a man may show the'vides them. 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