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&* OTTAWA HERALD Wednesday, May 6, Editorials YOUNG OTTAWAN CYCLIST finds the park a safe place in which to ride his bicycle. Bikes, Bikes... This is a message to young Ottawa boys and girls who every day are upon the streets and sidewalks with bicycles. In case that Susie and Jimmy, didn't get to read this message, Mom and Pop, then we ask that it be conveyed to them. You see, it concerns them and you. Just recently, the National Safety Council released a statement that said in four out of five bike-motor vehicle accidents, the bike rider is violating the law. It based its information on a study of bike accidents in the United States. After conducting this study, the council came up with some suggestions that may help Ottawa bicyclists. Says the council: Obey traffic laws — traffic lights and signs are for bike riders, too. Stay on the right. Ride with traffic. Ride single file. Never zigzag. Make sure your bike's in good condition. When traffic is heavy at a corner, get off and push your bike across the street. Stay within the crosswalks. Don't ride your bike at night unless you have to. And then, make sure your bike has a light and rear reflector. Wear clothing that is light colored or that shines in the dark so you can be seen easily by motorists. These good, sound rules could prevent Ottawa bike riders, if they obey them, from becoming one of the 400 or 500 bike riders killed each year in accidents with motor vehicles. Jimmy and Susie don't want to become a statistic. This And That Frank Lloyd Wright is no more. He was the most individualistic and probably the greatest architect this country ever has produced. He lived 89 years and enjoyed every minute. Indubitably he was one who would rather be Wright than President. One home town boy has made good as the superintendent of a rest home for retired millionaries back east. "My work is ministering to the sick and greedy," he explains. The missile division's first seven select space men have been dubbed astronauts. One JPH hopes no one of them proves astronauty enough to stray from the straight and narrow path to the Milky Way. Local businessman has been invited to a conference in Chicago on the Care and Preservation of the American Executive. He is preserving himself by not going. Barring last minute changes in plans, next Tuesday Sir Winston Churchill will again be occupying the spare bedroom in the White House. This is no idle roomer. The outstanding misfortune of a friend is that the only temptations which ever confront him are of the irresistible variety. A genius, by this column's definition, is someone who always refolds a highway map correctly the first time. Your Good Health By DR. JOSEPH G. MOLNER "Dear Dr. Molner: Can you te'.l me something about I.Q.'s? I have four children, one a pre-schooler. My oldest girl has an I.Q. of 126, the next, 135, and the youngest, a 9-year-old, 168. "This makes the oldest gjrl seem,almost dull in comparison, yet she received'ithree scholarships on graduation from high .school. "Is an intelligence test an accurate measure of one's in* telligence? The oldest girl has a lot of common sense (which the second girl lacks). Can this make up-in part for a lack of brilliance? "The oldest girl Is now a student nurse and continues to do good work. Her grades are almost all in the 90's.—Mrs. H.D." Dr. Molner Intelligence (whatever "intelligence" really means) is a fine thing to have. So is beauty- whatever that is. So is "common sense" — and I defy you to give me a definition of the term. So is a nice disposition good to have, or self-assurance (within limits), or natural kindness, or lots of other things that we all want to be or have, and can't define. Now where I come from, school officials and psychologists are pretty wary of letting parents know the I.Q. score of their children. And I rather think they are right in this, for several reasons. Some parents put too much store in an I.Q. Some give it too little weight. Sometimes a child gets a low score because he has a cold in the head and can't concentrate, or some boob behind him ("Boob" — that's a good old word that's gone out of fashion) is unobtrusively pestering him during the test. I.Q. tests are based on words, and how well a child understands them. So if you took a brilliant African or German or Polynesian child, who didn't know English very well, and gave him an I.Q. test, he would fail. There are also various types of tests. Not all will agree in the results. Yet all will be of considerable use, and a bright child will do well in them all. Even readers in the Bronx will admit readily that the Yankees don't win 'em all, and a 60 per cent record of winning will win the pennant from a team that wins only 59 per cent! The army uses intelligence tests to pick candidates from the ranks for Officer Candidate School. Yet I had reason to know about one regiment in which the highest test score was possessed by a man who never advanced byond assistant cook — and he wasn't very good at that because he devoted all his mental agility to devising ways to avoid work and get hold of liquor. Sometimes a child of modest "intelligence" possesses the art of friendliness and helpfulness, and perhaps does more to grease the wheels of civilization than a clever child who is selfish or mean. If I had my way, I'd never tell a parent an I.Q. score. I'd deal in generalities. I'd say (in exceptional cases) that a child is very bright and should be encouraged to follow skilled professions. And sometimes I'd say, unhappily as it would make us, that a child is mentally retarded and should be handled, and trained accordingly. Beyond that, I would say little about a "score." We have no way of measuring "intelligence" absolutely. We can only gain a fair approximation. And the other human virtues are the ones we can sometimes do something about — or at least encourage. I wonder if Attila the Hun may not have had a high I.Q., and perhaps Johnny Appleseed's was low. But who was "best"? Dear Dr. Molner: Your column on diaphragmatic hernia interested me, as I had such a hernia and suffered so much pain that even though I was over 80 I decided to have an operation. It was a perfect success and .1 have not had a pain since. Your column is interesting and your point of view sane and helpful. With best wishes, M.A.D." Thank you. Many such cases are better off with conservative treatment rather than surgery; some require surgery. I consider it of great importance to let people know that there isn't any special age at which one is "too old" for an operation, if it is needed. Hemorrhoids can be cured! If troubled with fissures, fistulas, itching and other rectal problems, write to me in care of requesting a copy of my booklet, "The Real Cure For Hemorrhoids," enclosing a la t rge, self-addressed, stamped envelope and 20c in coin to cover handling. Prayer For Today Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a fatted ox and hatred with it. (Proverbs 15:17.) PRAYER: 0 God, possess our hearts and minds. Bless our home by the presence of Christ and the guidance of the Holy Spirit. Thus may we and our home reflect Thy loving-kindness today. In the Master's name. Amen. What makes so many men late in coming in from their golf is that too many putters are Lsff-A'DflV putt6rcrs» AuU Lang Syne 25 Years Ago John Larson was elected exalted ruler of the Ottawa Elks Lodge. Others elected to offices were Dr. J. F. Barr, Ben Wiseman, Leon Hatten, Walter Hegberg and William Anderson. George Stephens, 834 N. Mulberry, an em- ploye of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, suffered a foot injury while working. Epb Larson was suffering with a sprained back. 50 Years Ago James H. Bates, 522 S. Sycamore, was seriously ill. The Santa Fe Shops began using a new machine which applied paint by compressed air spray, instead of by brush. W. S. WUliwns made a business trip to Kansas Television Programs Channel 4, NBC Channel 5-13, CBS Channel 9, ABC WEDNESDAY 1:00 9-IIlckot . 13—runtime SttO »-Mlck«y Mouse IS—Gordon Elliott 8:40 6-Take t 1:43 b—New* 13—Sport* 5:55 13-Weather 6:00 4-New* 5— News 9-Sky King 13—New* 6:10 4—Sport* 5—Sport* 1:15 4—New* 13-New* 6:20 6—Weather 6:25 6— Personality 6:30 4— Wagon Train 5—Badge 714 9—Welk 13—Twilight Th'r 7:00 5—Keep Talking 13- Keep Talking 7:30 4—Price I* Right 5—Trackdown 9—Ozule-Harrlet 13—Trackdown 8:00 4—Milton Berle 5— Millionaire 9—Fights 13— Millionaire 8:30 4—Bat Mast'son 6— Got a Secret 13—Got a Secret 8:45 9—Bettye Miller 1:00 4—Emmy Aw'ds 5—Stoel Hour 9—Donna. Reed 13—Lorn bar do >:30 4—Highway Pair, 9—Accused 13—Music Th'r* 9:45 9—Betty Miller 10:00 4-New* 6— Raider* 9—News 13—New* 10:05 13—Boy* Choir 10:15 9— Sport* 13—Weather 10:20 13—Dev Nelson 10:30 5—New* 4—Wrestling 9—Wrestling '3—Mcvletime 10 iSA 5—Tneatei 11:30 9—Star & Story 12:00 4—Sign Off 9—Dally Word 13-Slgn Off 12:05 9—Sign Off 12:30 ». m. S—Late New* 12:35 5—Late Show 2:00 (—Sign Of News From Pomona Area FANNIE KRAUS The W.S.C.S. met in the Methodist Church dining room, Thursday afternoon. Members of the Boyd Laides Aid were guests, also Mrs. Glen McDaniel, Lyndon. Mrs. Vera Montague had charge of devotions and also business ses- son. At roil call response 35 sick and social calls were reported Mrs. McDaniel s h o w- id slides taken on a trip to Germany last fall and also displayed a map marking places they visited. Mmes. Ralph Hunt, Ella Sain and C. C. Burch served refreshments. There were 35 adults and three children present. The Rebekah Lodge met in their rooms Monday evening for t h e 'Love Rally," Wellsville Rebekahs ?ave a very interesting program. Mrs. Warren Sellens acted as hostess. Members from Wellsville, Ottawa and Quenemo were guests and 86 were present. Pomona Lodge met in regular session Tues day evening. Seventeen were present. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Payne, Mrs. Hazel Floyd and daughter Elizabeth, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Smith end guests at the parental Crow home. Richard Neely of Downey, Calif., and Mrs. Fannie Hale, Kansas City are guests of their brother Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Neely. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hale, Topeka home. were Friday callers. Air man 1st class Harold Kieth Mrs. Lewis Loper and son Nor- and Alan and Mrs. Dorothy Hag gerty all of Ottawa were weekend guests at the C. H. Loper Crow arrived from Greenland to visit his parents Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Crow until June 5 when lie will be at Merced, California. Mr. and Mrs. William Yuratovich and Susie Kansas City were week THURSDAY • :30 4—Classroom «:S3 5—Farm Facts 7:00 4—Today 5—News 1:05 4—Farm 7:16 5—Kangaroo 7:30 4—Today 7:55 5—Take Five 8:00 5—News 13—News 8:10 5—Take 5 8:15 5—Moi nlng Sh \v 13—Kangaroo 8:30 S—Jim Dean 9—Romper Room 8:45 13—New* 9:00 4—Let's Learn S—Life of Rlley 13—On The Go 9:30 4—Treasure Hunt 5—Godfrey 9—Dally Word 13—Godfrey 9:35 9—Science 10:00 4—Price Right 5—Love Lucy 9—Whlzzo's 13—Love Lucy 10:30 4—Concentration 5—Top Dollar 13—Top Dollar 11:00 4—Tic Tac Dough 6—Love of Life 9—Susie 13—Love of Life 11:30 4—Could Be You 5— Search 9—Theater 13—You Decide 11:45 5— Guiding Light IZ:00 4—Cartoon* 5—News 9—Geo Hamilton 13—News 12:05 5—Teleschool • 13—New* 11:10 13—Weather 12:15 13—Farm Report 13:20 4—New* 12:30 4—Accent 5—World Turns 13—World Turns 4—Queen for Day 5—News 9—Music Bingo 13—Jim Dean 1:05 5—Garden Party 1:15 5—Take Five 1:30 4— Haggis Baggls 5— Hrmsc Party 9—Follow 13—House Party 1:00 4—Dr. Malone 5—Payoff 9—Day in Court 13-Payoff 2:30 4—From Roots 5—Verdict 9—Gale Storm 13—Verdict 3:00 4—Truth or Con. 5— Brighter Dav 9—Amos'n Andy 13—This is Forbes 3:15 5—Secret Storm 13—Secret Etorra 3:30 4—Country Fair 5—Edge of Night 9—Who You Trust 13—You Trust 4:00 4—People's Ch. 9—Bandstand 13—Bandstand 4:30 4—Theatre 5 —Early Show 9— Banstand 1:00 4—Movie 9—Junge - Jim 13—Hound 6:30 9—Walt Disney 13—Gretchen-L'n 5:40 5—Take Five 5:45 5—New* 13—Sport* 5:55 13-Weather 6:00 5— New* 9—Hound 13—New* 6:10 4—Sport* 5— Sport* 6:13 13—Weather 6:15 4—New* 13—New* «:»» 5—Weather 6:25 5—Personality 6:30 4—Texas Rodeo 5—Lucy 9—Beaver 13—1 Love Lucy 7:00 4—Kelly's Blues 5—Dec. Bride »—Jiorro 13—Dec. Bride 7:3U 4—Music Theattc 5—Derringer 9—McCoys 13—Science Fie. 11:00 4—Laugh Line 5—Zane Grey 9—Pat Boone 13—Pat Boone 8:30 4—Ernie Ford 9—Playhouse 9—Rough Riders 13—Playhouse 1:00 4—Bet Lire 9—Science Fie. 9:30 4—Bold Venture 9—Had A Uillon 10:00 4—New* 6—U.S. Marshall 9—New* 13—New*. Sport* 10:10 9—Sport* 10:15 4—Jack Paar 9—News 13—Weathe» 10:20 13—Dev Nelson 10:30 5—News 9-Movie 13—Moviellmc 10:35 5—Theatre 10:45 13—Dateline 11:00 4—Jack Paar 13—Movletime 13:00 4—Sign Off 9—Daily Word 13—Sign Off 13:05 9-S!gn Off l«:30 a. m. 5—New* 12:35 5—Late Show !:00 5—Sign Off « Syndicate, lac., World rirtU. MHr»*i "He's wftltinglo honk back aUPenny's friend," boy A Tragic Reason For Postponement ELMER, Mo. (AP)—Commencement exercises at Elmer High School, scheduled for Thursday, have been postponed for a tragic eason. Two of the six seniors were dlled in a highway accident Sunday night. The two seniors—Garry Lee Parrott and Glenn D. Agee—and a third youth, Terry Gardner of New Cambria, Mo., died in a pickup truck that overturned near Elmer. Each of the three was 18 years old. Parrott was president of the graduating class. He attended baccalaureate services only an hour before the accident. Funeral services for the three youths were to be held today in the Elmer High School auditorium. The Ottawa Herald 106-108 B. Main Published <Jany except Sunday and Holiday*. Second class postage paid at Ottawa, Kansas. Robert R Wellington Bdltoi Guy snedaker Publlshei Subscription rates to trade area—By mall, one month .85; three month* V ilz month* 13.75; one year IT. Subscription rate* outside tride area by mall, one month. fl.fiO; three months fi.25; fix month* fg.OO; «• ?•« W4.W., PARAMOUNT MltStNTS — PLUS — HOUR Tonight — "Night of the Quarter Moon" and "The Unholy Wife"—Color -TAUY- Thurs. - Fri. - Sat. 3 Features 3 man, Richmond, were Sunday noon dinner guests of Mrs. Cora Button. Roller Skat* Ottawa Roller Rink 2nd and Main Public Sessions Wed. and FrI. 7:30 to 10:00 Sat. Nights ..8:00 to 11:00 SUN. Matinee 1:00 to 3:00 PRIVATE PARTIES Mon., Tues. and Thurs, Telephones: CH 2-9704, CH 2-5398 and CH 2-2536 Hit No. 2 " The Bowery Boys in PRIVATE EYES " Hit No. 3 All Girl Western "THE DALTON GIRLS" Reg. Adm. 25c & 50c PL A-MART WEEKLY PROGRAMME OLD TIME DANCE Each 2nd & 4th Wed. Teen-Age Rock V Roll Each Fri. Regular Dance Each Sat. Nite A Special Deal to PARTIES of 12 or More Good Music — Fine Floor — Large Friendly Crowd You Can't Beat the PLA-MART Hamed American Mother Of 1959 NEW YORK (AP)—Jennie* Loitman Barren of Brookline, Mass., judge of the Superior Court of Massachusetts and grandmother of seven, was named the American Mother of 1959. ALWAYS IN TUNK WITH YOU IO May Is National Radio Month KOFO Your Local Station ENDS TONIGHT — Shows 6:50 - 9:10 II I WANT TO LIVE II THURS.-FRI.-SAT. Th.-Fri.—7 - 8:30 Cont. Sat. 1:45 If You Have Seen or Read the Story of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" You Will Know It Is One of the Greatest Pictures Ever Told. One of the Greatest for Your Children. THE GREATEST HUMAN DRAMA EVER FILMED! flarriei Beec IMMORTAL CLASSIC Plus- |AUTO and MOTORCYCLE RACING "HOT ANGEL 11 And Color Cartoon ROSES Growing and thriving in Cloverset Pots. You can establish a rose garden over-night by using these fine potted plants. Since their root system is established in the pots and they are growing, the move to your garden can be made without setting them back — they will never know they have been moved. PATENTED BUSH ROSES Charlotte Armstrong Chrysler Imperial Diamond Jubilee Forty-Niner Hearts Desire Kordes Perfecta Lowell Thomas Mi randy Mojave Peace Pink Peace Rubaiyat Tiffany White Knight PATENTED GRANDIFLORAS Buccaneer Carrousel Montezuma Queen Elizabeth Starfire PATENTED CUMBERS Cli. Coral Dawn Cli. Goldilocks Cli. Crimson Glory Cli. Peace Non-Patentee!! Floribunda and Poly. Else Poulsen Golden Salmon S, utm , Improved Lafayette Floradora World's Fair NON-PATENTED CLIMBERS Blaz e Doubloons Pauls Scarlet „,,.. ~ New Dawn Whlte Dawn PATENTED FLORIBUNDAS Circus Fashion Fusilier Goldilocks Ivory Fashion Masquerade Pinocchio Red Pinocchio Spartan Texan Tom Tom Vogue Yellow Pinocchio NON-PATENTED BUSH ROSES American Beauty Crimson Glory McGredy's Scarlet Poinsettia Red Radiance Red Talisman Countess Vandal Picture Pink Dawn Pink Radiance The Doctor Golden Dawn McGredy's Yellow Mrs. P. S. Dupont Condesa de Sastago Pres. Hoover Talisman K. A. Viktoria McGredy's Ivory FLOWER PLANTS Snapdragons Four O'Clocks Ageratum Asters Celosia Sweet Wilnani Sal via Columbine Violas Dianthus Phlox Pyrethrum Petunias (10 different kinds) In Pony-Paks and Boxes 59c to 79c * Evergreens * Shade Trees *Peat Moss WILLIS BEDDING PLANTS POTTED PLANTS Blooming Geraniums (Red, pink, white) Velvet Plant (Lovely purplish foliage) Lantana (All in bloom, bright orange and red) Fancy Leafed Caladiums (Striking foliage plants with large leaves) VEGETABLE PLANTS Tomatoes Bell Peppers Eggplant Hot Peppers (Red Cabbage and Yellow) * Shrubs * Vines * Perennials * Spring Bulbs * Fertilizers * Garden Sprays and Dusts "Everything for the Lawn and Garden" GARDEN CENTER 5th and Cherry Open Every Day Except Sunday

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