Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 11, 1976 · Page 125
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 125

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 11, 1976
Page 125
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Learn the truth the Catholic Church The meaning of life--why are we here, where are we headed? All religious persons, alone and in their churches, search for these answers. Catholics are no exception. Basing their belief on God's word experienced through the history of mankind, they accept definite teachings on the things in life that really matter. In the privacy of your home, you can examine these basic beliefs of Catholics. We have a free Catholic Correspondence Course consisting of ten lessons which are mailed to our students, two lessons at a time, until the Course is finished. Except for our Post Office Box Number, the lesson envelopes are unmarked. All correspondence is confidential. So that you may feel perfectly free and at ease, we would like to send you a more complete explanation of the Course before you actually enroll. We invite you to fill out the coupon and send it to us. In return we will send you a complimentary pamphlet together with an explanation of the Course and an enrollment post card. FREE--Mail Coupon Today! Please send me further information on the free Catholic Correspondence Course. PR-CC Name Address City -State -Zip- CATHOLIC INFORMATION SERVICE KHIGHTS OF COLUItlBUS P.O. Box 1971. New Haven, Conn. 06521 Sure there are a lot of good reasons to drive 55, but there's one thing to remember: ItV not the lav* 'Keeping Up... ^Wtth *birth *yP«m«l« Swift LINDA McGIU. Ftnt ATMUM! Vmf K*»9 Linda McGM, 29, the former Australian Olympic star, recently became the first person to swim around Hong Kong. Linda, topless most of the way, swam around the island in 17 hours, then told the crowd who greeted her at Repulse Bay Beach, "My main problems were boredom and jettyfish." Linda, who has conquered the English Channel, Sydney Harbor, and Lake St. John in Canada, told news- men that she removed the bra portion of her bikini five miles after she started. "The strap was bothering me" she explained, "so I simply took it of. When I approached the finish line, someone in my escort boat tossed me a T-shirt, and I slipped it on." Linda found the long-distance swim so.boring that at times her fiance, Dr. Bruce Logan of Sydney, jumped into the water and swam beside her just to keep her company. JmenUe Crime Sen. Birch Bayh (D., Ind.), chairman of the Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency in the U.S., reports the following: (1) Although youngsters from 10 to 17 account for only 16% of our population, they account for nearly 50% of all persons arrested for serious crimes. (2) 31% of all crimes solved [for FBI Crime Index offenses] involved persons under 18. (3) The peak age for arrests for violent crime is 18, followed by 17,16, and 19. (4) The peak age for arrests for major property crime is 16, followed by 15 and 17. "We can trace at least part of this unequal distribution of crime," says Bayh, "to the idleness of so many of our children. "The rate of unemployment among teen-agers is at a record high, and among minority teen-agers it is an incredible 50%. Teen-agers are at the bottom rung of the employment ladder. In hard times they are the most expendable. "We are living in a period in which street crime has become a surrogate for employment and vandalism a release from boredom ____ " The heyday of get-rlch-qulck abortionists In London appears to be over. British authorities report a drop of 37% In the number of foreign women coming to Britain to end their pregnancies. In the past most of these young women came from Germany.

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