The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa,  on August 22, 1964 · Page 23
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The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 23

Ottawa, Canada
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Saturday, August 22, 1964
Page 23
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-v t SATUKbAY, AUGUST 22. lflC4 i, aic t THE OTTAWA JOURNAL 21 Why Grow Old? 5 UL teenager's Problem I hive- letter) from des-peril mother in front of me who writes: "Please help niy daughter. She it starving herself trying to loie weight. and I don't feel it it Decenary. She is al-moit 14 yean old and weighs 140 pounds, but the it five feet eight inches tall and hat a large frame. Her measure- meat are. butt JJ. waist 2S and hips 39 Inches. I teel that when she gets further Into tier teen year the will naturally slim down a little and that she need only refrain from between-meal snacks and excessive weets. She Jus good posture and dresses neatly but Insist the is fatter than some other girls of her age- .. Hera I am. alter, five children, struggling to get up to L- 19 pounds. 1 would be to proud to be my daughter's sire. She reads your column to pleas tell ber how overly sensitive she is being." Teenagers are likely to be extremely aware of even a few pounds of overweight Often mothers fail to realise that even if their child's concern It extreme It ts nev- s erthelett real. Therefore it ' can affect their self -confidence and their personality, and happiness. ' This mother realizes that being larger than the other girls is having an elfect on ber daughter. She is also correct in thinking that her daughter Is not very much overweight. Since she Is five feet eight Inches tall and has a large frame she doesn't' need to lose much only live to seven pounds. However this can make a big difference w thfr-way the young girl will feel Therefore to this young reader and any others who are fas the same boat I say to lose the few extra pounds simply by following , this mother's advice. Also let me beg of you not to be self-con-tcloua if you are taller and larger boned than your friends. Many of them will toon catch up with you, and anyway, you wtR be glad to have your build later ton. Most models are as tall or taMer than you are. Your measurements are in perfect laHo,. . : .K.;,v-:. , It any of my younger read en would like to have my leaflet "Popularity" send a stamped, self - addressed envelope, with your request for leaflet M to Josephine tow-man in care of The Ottawa Journal.. Back-Seat Driver's Tips Can Be of Use CHICAGO (UPI) This newt will com at a shock to husbands--but intelligent back-teat driving can be a big help, reports the Chicago Motor Club. The club said there -are certain rules the back-teat .driver mutt follow in order to do the Job Intelligently. Never startle the driver. Dont thout "look" to call hit attention to tome accrue attraction. Don't irritate the driver by continuously pointing out hazards, traffic signs and driving conditions that are obvious to him. Sound off only If you're, certain tome point hat escaped the driver's attention. Learn to read maps and take the v full responsibility for navigating on long trips. Stay awake and keep the driver company. . Talk with the driver but dont argue, shout or get hire angry. Be helpful. Light hit cigarette, tun the radio and unwrap the candy bar. TINY SPECS New spectacle frames are M small (four Inches long by five-eighth Inch flat) they can easily fit Into a. change puna at well at a pocket The tiny specs, intended at an auxiliary pair of glasses, feature an expandable spring bridge to fit everyone and abort hug-tight temple ban that never touch the hair. DETROIT Many city and nter-ttaM transit vehicles 'are required by law to carry Are ixtingulshera, MZ3 SAVE MORE ... During Our ,; AUGUST FUR SALE I t . - . L SK.V.'1ti . X b

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