Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on July 27, 1963 · Page 15
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Life Begins at Forty Man's Coffee Habits Irritate Family By ROBERT PETERSON Q. "My Dad who is very frail has come to live with us and has a habit of pouring his coffee into the saucer to cool' it, and then drinking it from the saucer. It drives my wife and daughter wild and I've asked him not to do it. But he forgets and soon he Is doing it again. Any 'suggestions?" A. The irritations which your ladies express probably stem from a resentment against having your father in your household. It's admirable that you've taken him into your home. But I suspect you're headed for the Today in History Alaska Formed As A Territory By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Saturday, July 27, the 208th day of 1963. here are 157 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in. 1909. Orville Wright established a world record for airplanes when he and a passenger remained aloft for 1 hour, 1 minute and 40 seconds. On this date: In 1661, the site of Schenect- day, N.Y., was purchased from the Indians. In 1789, the Department of Foreign Affairs—now the U.S. State Department—was created. In 1868, Alaska was organized as a territory. In 1922, th e United States formally recognized the governments of Albania, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. In 1955, Austria formally regained its sovereignty and the Allied Council for Austria ended its 10-year rule. Ten years ago: More than 120,000 Germans from the Sovi e zone received free food in West Berlin. Five years ago: The leader of the famed Flying Tigers, Gen. Claire Chennault, died of lung cancer at the age of 67. One year ago: Tension eased in Algeria as the provisional government began negotiations with dissident factions. Yanke e southpaw Steve Ha mil- tin completed one of 10 starts for the Washington Senators last season. He won 3 and lost 8. —Whether buying or selling, use ]v<|t<!ram Want Adsi time comes only once a year. You and your family deserve to enjoy yourself without a cara In the world. Meet the cost with in hand from friendly B • I «C. Stop In or phone for the money you need. Right away! 110 Wesf Chesmur, Garden City Open Mon.-Fri—f-S; Sat. V-« Quick Service Number BR 6-762* problems which ensue when when two families attempt to live under the same roof. Ulcss your wife and daughter learn to accept your father and his habits I think you should steer him toward a nearby residence for older people where he can get ncessary care and saucer his coffee without criticism. Q. 'We've got an unmarried daughter, 38, who still lives with us and toys around with her hobby of photography. She's shy, heavy-set, has never worked, and seems to have neither opportunities nor inclinations to marry. What can we do?" A. If she'were mine I'd insist that she got a job and move to an apartment where she can live- independently. Young people who are on their own and in jabs where they meet new peop- pie have better chancs of finding a mate and greater incentive to establish homes of their own than when comfortably •cloistered under the wings of their parents. Q. "I used to enjoy eight and ten cups of coffee daily, but last week my doctor ordered me to cut down to two cups, which I have at ten in the morning and three in the afternoon. Now I find myself awakening in the middle of the night thinking about coffee and counting the hours until I can put the pot on. Is this normal?" A. Sure is. Folks accustomed to lots of coffee require weeks and sometimes months to retrain their appetites. Years ago I had an ulcer and had to drop coffee temporarily. T h e first two months were painful. But then I became-accustomed to such sub- stitutes a s dc-caffclnatcd coffee and tea and my penchant for coffee miraculously disappeared. Q. "I'm vory bitter toward a company wlu'ch hired mo at 50, and then let me go after nine years. Their pension plan applies only to employees who have 'been with the firm ten years, and they have a trick of firing people after eight or nine years so they won't be stuck with giving them a pension. Do I have any legal rights?" A. Probably not, although yoti ought (o get the opinion of n local attorney. It would be difficult to prove that they dropped you for the reason cited. A number of firms have pension plans which apply only to long-term emplyecs — a practice Justified on grounds that the firm should not be obligated to pay pensions to those who have bean with the firm relatively short periods. It is diflcult to believe that any reputable firm would actually drop faithful, competent employ- Pag* 15 Garden I'Hy Ti'h«gr«ni Saturday. July 27. 1963 ccs merely to get out of paying Uietn a pension. If you would 11 k • a booklet "Employment Tips for Older People" write to this column in care of the Garden City Telegram enclosing a stamped self- addressed envelope a n a tea cents to cover handling costs. They'll Do It Every Time **MNW *. I NHd tftm By Jimmy Hatlo REMEMBER WWAT I SAID// YOU'RE SORRV.BUT WE'RE EATIKI6 DINNER AND CALL BACK LATER/ THE PHONE DOES NCrrHlNG BUT RIN6 FOR VOL) KIDS.' 6OIMG TO PUT A STOP TO IT.'/ NO-I BET IT'S FOR WE/ IT WAS PAPA'S I I VV^J f-rWT-ti^ V BOSS.MR.FIREBEETLE/ \ I TOLD HIM YOU WERE EATING YOUR DINNER AND COULDN'T BE DISTURBED AND TO CALL 'BACK LATER// WELL, WHO WAS IT? 191NORTHWOOD 00. K£NMORE |7," -HOME BUYERS- is here! $450 DOWN _ $102.00 PER MONTH (Including Taxes and Insurance) CHECK THESE MANY FEATURES: • Three Bedrooms • Full Basements • Attached Finished Garages • Two Blocks to School • Complete Landscaping • All Specials Prepaid • Birch Cabinets • Double-Hung Windows These Quality F.H.A. and G.I. Homes are being constructed in "East Village" and "Howerton Place" by Key Homes, Inc. Fbr Further Details ... As to how YOU may become an OWNER - - - instead of a RENTER CONTACT: Lee Kisner and Son 218 N. Main — BR 6-4731 Garden City, Kansas Eve. BR 6-3117

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