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Page 4— THE BAYTOWN SUN. SATURDAY. MAY 24, 1952 Modeling As Career In Mind? By HELEN FOLLETT WOULD you like to be a. model and strut in a fashion show or pose for fashion photographs? As beauty is no rarity and as glamour girls are a dime a dozen, model agencies are now looking lor young ladies with "character laces.'':By that they mean laces that show Intelligence and culture, that have individuality. - There are other requirements too. Such models are not to have the graven image face considered necessary heretofore for parading in lovely clothes. They must smile easily; Most important, they must have a proud walk. Ches high, spinal column extended head on the level—the usual good posture formula. Age, .height, weight, body con tour, the shape of the legs are ' taken into consideration. O course', fastidiousness as to attir —getting into frocks that ar actually improved by the wearer —is a must. Ages range from eighteen to twenty-five, although some older girls have good jobs because of their wide modeling experience. ' § : ''_ Ideal Complexion .«•• To be able to pose lor color pictures, -the complexion must tie ideal and the hair lovely ] and beautifully dressed. Smooth,] . straight hair is an asset, : but why . not? Only the young and lovely i ones can wear -their mops without a sign of a wave or a ringlet. Says the head:of an agency that finds .-employment for models: • "The work, is- not a snap, by any means. Posing "can become tire; some. A girl has to be'on hand 'when the client wants her, no ; matter how' she may happen to feel; she" must never fall down on an appointment. Sometimes the sitting goes on for hours. These girls have to take excellent care of themselves. They coddle their complexions .with creams. They shampoo, their.;hair twice a week -. sometimes and they • exercise to '••', 'keep their figure precisely right It just isn't fun. It's hard work.' Worried Over Promotion? Don't Scold Child; Try to Help Him, Instead prove at their books; most do worse. To scold, warn and threaten is so silly. There is an occasional lagging child in the grades, however who might improve his school work a bit if his parents Were to require hmY to be home on practically all nights just preceding school days, and to go at his home assignments promptly and regularly. Particular Difficulties But in most cases, the problem needs more for solution. If yoi know your child is lagging a' school, try to find out from his teacher all you can about his particular difficulties in each subject. Wisely you might seek help from the school psychologist, i there be one; otherwise, from a With skillful he'n by the par- psychologist at your nearest col ente or a tutor; even'with ah.Iin-leRe 9* ?™* rs *?'°*£™™^ oroved'home atmosphere, a good I P«t recommended to >ou by your • • school principal. Tutor May Aid A quiet, patient teacher might By GARRY CLEVELAND MYERS, Ph.D. ! IN a few school areas all the i children in the grades are promoted wholesale. Worries there by parents and children are postponed to later months or years, only to grow more severe; perhaps at that time. But in most areas right now a ' good many parents are worried over whether.or not their children will be promoted. Usually the children are also. The problem for these parents is to" do the best they can to help the child gain enough in learning progress ."to make 'it"; and if he doesn't, not to burden him selves with needless the matter. financial sacrifice to parents. If you try to give the child such help yourself, you will have to exercise great patience and self- m*stery,You will need to set the stage so he will feel hopeful and self-respecting. You won't, therefore, express or even feel vexation over his mistakes and difficulties. Your voice will be gentle and reassuring and your breathing undisturbed. Otherwise, you had better not try at all to help him with his lessons, lest you do more harm than good. Have no brother worry over Warning Not Enough. many children can be "pushed _ across the line." All too many -- children reported to the home as '"" ™"*" *¥, -2£Xt-^4^^ J ^>»>''V'y<':^^3C2watr' r g^.^'^j-f - .-y^"-^"^yi* ^*fer-^' fl *^ ^^^&.^4^M < ^^^-V „ JV»5»"3 ^%»z~Z, SHE'S VISITING one of the places she's read about in books. Miss Lesbia Reese, Chief Librarian of the.? Grafenwohr Sub-Post, operates one of six bookmobiles provided by the Army in this zone of Germany.- By JOAN O'SULLIVAN the season when in danger of not winning promo-; be found to work with this child ttlbri, are merely warned by the ] for a short period a day for a few !parents' : to . work harder and! days a week, helping the child threatened with dire conse-j bring up some of his arrears. The quences if they don't. A great!money spent on such services is many of these children don't im-' usually well spent, even at great you are with him at his lessons Help him save his face. I wish! could prevail on you to study my bulletin, "Parents and the Child's Homework," to be had In a self-addressed stamped envelope sent me in care of .this paper. Also you or a tutor might flnd useful my special home helps in reading, spelling and arithmetic (to be had in like manner). Answering Parents' Questions Q. Our son, eight, can hardly read at all from his regular Southern Chopped Beef-Bake By IDA BAILET ALLS AT an informal reception ftafer for me in one of the large department stores'in Norfolk, Virjinit I met a young mother-lon« tot & a go-cart, her three-year-old in t cowboy suit. "The pediatrician had m e a» evaporated milk in their formulas," she said. "Now that they «, beyond bottle age, would it be m. right forme to use reconstituted evaporated milk and gl?e u W them to drink?" The answer was: "Yes. Recoa- stltuted evaporated milk contain* all the elements of fresh milk^vw Tr \ i- n w< I in T"> * * '':'•• ' vitamin D. Salad to Please Mea An alert, efficient-looking *oai- t; Beauty Bargain Before giving yourself a home permanent, it's a. wise plan to have a' professional hair trim Hair that is: well 'shaped, witl split and bristly ends snipped off will take, a far more snccessfu •permanent, and one which wil >Iast much longer. s JL girls look at travel folders, et a gleam in their eye and vish they were off to-faraway laces. Well, there's many a Vliss who's on her way,, and he fare is free. She's signed up for a hitch with the Special Services Division of the Army and is headed for .Germany, lapari, Alaska, or Okinawa to oiri the staff. ; of the Army library Service or a Service :iub. • \ ;.'. -:.. : ,i;';-vv,-:It's one way to ..see part of he world without spending a cent, and there are'a A r ariety of jobs open for those "who want to served Service Club personnel plan 4an£ es ; ^^ parties, teach ;; crikfts/f direct games, put on shows; and: song- f ests, lead choruses', orchestras read from some easy pictured books of about first grade difficulty without much trouble. A. Encourage him to read from these easier books. Find more of such for him which don't seem babyish in content. Gradually he will choose harder books from which to read for pleasure. church supper committee meeting. "Our menu is being planned to include dishes I've read about in your column. But could joy give me an idea for a salad men will like?* "Fresh greens are cheap *nd •*• 'plentiful," I observed, so we zet- ole in today's column. In a few spare moment* tht Chef and I visited the TV cooking show of Madelene Wemr beautiful young home economic*' graduate from the Dominican College in New Orleans, which wt had the pleasure of yteiting -w'nUi on a tour of Louisiana. Today's menu is centered 01 '""" ' Chopped Beef-Bake, Q. Our son, nine, has a hard time writing neatly and legibly __ [with a pen but does much better ! ^&*Q\e-ty7e^*T^£' I with a pencil. | deep south. A. You might prevail on his j teacher to let. him do practically all his written wort with a pencil, or you might provide the lad with a ball-point type of fountain pen. Q. Have you a suggestion lor, encouraging our son, ten, to try to improve his handwriting? A. In addition to inducing him i to practice daily copying care- '-'fuily from a good sample of writ- 1 ing,"try to win him to file his best sample of writing a few days a week, in a kind of scrap book, s5 he could see the improvement he 'bands conduct tours do TWO SPECIAL SERVICES hostessesVValreKays of Dallas, Texas, and SERVING THEIR COUNTRY and-having fun, Joan and .Valre are J i JoanBensonofKewGarderis.N.Y.seethesightsinYokohoma, Japan, Recreational Directors. Here they chat with, a Japanese fisherman. -*- — ' • ',.••,•• . : : ' "• :, '•"•, ,•„ • • , - ' • ..'"'. • -. :, :; „."'•-, '." '- !"•".'••" •'• •-•; •'•'•'<• :.-•'*.;:•• : ^- "'-".' '• ; ,-' : .;;•.-'•«.» '...,'• •: ~. • ., •••,',:,'• ; - ' • : • • •• ' ." '' .' ' ' "•'!'... : '.•',.[.•:',.'•'. j '. : • • ' ' ' . ' : • has made over an period. extended brarians serve on bbpkrripbilesy with travelling libraries br : in, branch libraries. ^ '"-":: .£ . J A combination of college education' experience is required for each-position/The ft^imum •- age \ is: 24 years;, , : -t" rfiaxirnuih is;40^In addition ~W meeting educatjbnal ments, every, .woman for Library or Club Service | must have- acceptable sonality traits, integrity cretion, emotional... staoility, capacity to expedite: elements || of her work and ability : -to. improvise because of shorta^es.,d£ supplies, personnel and funds. Those .•;.; selected for combat areas must be able to adjust to combat conditions. : i^ Salaries range from to $5,060; depending job. The pay is good because An English Cottage That Grew Up v trees line the lane to this house, and grow omits front terrace. There are some peach trees, too, but when apple blossom time comes, they don't count, for'.they .cannot compete. Elm trees tower over the garden side and are scattered at infrequent intervals down the lane. It is a short lane, ending in the woods beyond, which are owned by the county. It curves around several trees and has never been straightened and payed;; All'the property owners like it as it is, so it has stayed this way for a quarter of a century. : ; The small cottage shown in the photograph was one of the first hjauses "built here. It is larger than.it looks, but part of extra 10 per cent overseas dif- its charm-is-its-snug appearance—that-low look of an .English ferential; service in Okinawa cottage. Doors open on a large terrace around three sides b£ rates a 25 per cent overseas the house. No nekfor privac^ for no one goes down the lane U . .. v eiccept the few families living on it and uninterested delivery if or Alaska vou will receive an PATIENTS JN TOKYO Army _Hospital listen as LibrarianKay Suz- boys - : , " ' .1 extra 25 per cent cost of living mann, Los Angeies, ^ We have found that over the years a house olthis size de-;allowance. Housing is free andithe emploj-ment" agreement-since the girls wear uniforms, signed with ythese materials requires very little for mainte- : \ medical care is available at [ has been completed. In Ger-; A shoulder patch on upper nance. The small amount 01 woodwork needs treating only reasonable rates; jmany. Alaska and Japan, per-1left sleeve bears the inscrip- [Isonnei sign up for two years;;tion: "U.S. Army Service living costs are lo\v In -foreign countries. .In Japan, for example, living costs are month; $45 in Okinawa; $60.in. .Germany and $75 in Alaska. In> addition, to base pay, ser\ace in for preservation as the more it weathers the better it looks. Steer sashes are painted only every three years, and the cost is small. Stucco heeds no maintenarice. , . The original house is marked by the right gable and the two dormers.(one hidden by trees). A house.designed.in this • style can be easily added to, but it is best to advise your architect iri advance to plan for the entire houEe, and design with such additions in mind. It can first be built with a living room- dining^rppm combination, and a kitchen.with eating alcove for those early breakfasts. The two bedrooms with one bath could be changed to four bedrooms and, two baths when a dining room arid little "extra'* room are aclded on the first ; floor. J. : - . •".' '•;., '•. ,.•.'"; '.-..,' . ; :'^-,...•-' •'. ••' .••..'.- .' : . ,. .•. ..•• : This idea is not new and has been done many times with success. If you are thinking of building,, you might .suggest this to your .architect. You can also follow this plan in a house of contemporary design, if that is your choice. Another good idea is to choose your lot in plenty of time You could start looking a few years before yeu plan to build. It might take time to find a lot with your qualifications, and it is best not to be hurried. The taxes on vacant property are small .Your architect could help you choose the site. His experience would be of great value. carries OVEN-DINKSK OtEOlE Tossed Salad Creole Chopped Beef-Bake Flaky Potatoes New CaramelUpside-Do wn Coffee Tea Milk An Mte*vr*m-»nti Ari livW i Rttip+t Scrv* /»»r Chopped Beef-Bak« Melt 2 tbsp. _ margarine « shortening in. a heavy frying ptruj Add Vi Ib- chopped raw beef, 14 eJ diced onion, and 2 tbsp. chopp*4 i celery. Add & tsp. salt. Mix hi. L tbsp. table mustard and ikr*- Drown, stirring often. Spread la ; a buttered or margarinsd qt.-; sized, shallow baking dish that! can gorto-table. Coyer vith 1 c.: coarse-grated, sharp Americaai cheese. Top-.with thin, bakrafi powdar blsciiits. Bake 30 mfa. ia a moderate oven, 375 T. Caramel Upside-I>t?WE Cza^aHc Melt % c.- granulated sugar k a small frying p*iu Ttmi iaU 4 large custard cups and roUU to coat with, this caramel Then lightly beat 3 eggs witti ^ c. njf- ar;-V s tsp. salt and & tsp. rwsflW Stir in 2y 2 c r cold milk. Trmruritr to the caramel-lined cupe; them in a. pan surrounded hot water. Bake in a oyen/350'F., about SO mto^orj until /firm in the center teai brown on top. .Chill. To «nrr, *&* upside-down. The caraowflaift sugar will glaze the co«t*rfij tirf form a'delIcio«J5 sauce. TOSSEO SALAD* CRSOil MOM Tt« CW Crush 1 peeled small wcU« garlic with. •%. tsp. salt and pepper. Add Vz tsp. 2^ tbsp. wine vinegar, 5 tbip. ! olive or salad oil, 1 tsp. jnine«4j onion, % c. minced celery and &' c. minced green, pepper; let »twid- 30 inin. before using. To« ink i 8 c. crisp mixed s&lad greens TriSt; 3 tbsp. sesame seeds or peanuts. '".'••• •.',.• Transportation from point of \\ lire to overseas duty station i in Okinawa, one year. and return are provided when | Clothes are , no problem, Service/'' Clubs" or "U. S. Army Library Choice Cuban Tobacco Region - the IN NUBNBERG, GERMANY, Carolyn Woods and Marilyn Forbes, Service Club Recreation Directors, look over a sidewalk cafe By TEMPLE IMANNING •IT'S the smart traveler who makes friends Vwith residents no j ictll ue nbne ever nonde matter where ne is r; ratner than y - - ' • hobnobbing all the time with other travelers or sticking around j the hotel looking for a friendly ^ face from home or thereabouts! j __^_2^= green and graceful arcll. - • ' ; j mated by tall palms and laid out \ There are towns and viilages to 1 in small, neat fields hard by huge' \ see, all of them interesting or tobacco barns ! with thatched roofs. And punctuating the land- IWhen Fear Becomes a Phdbia A friend, lately returned from i Cuba, was telling iis how he dis- j covered one of the most beautiful | regionson that island. He got into j a conversation with an elderly.; gentleman seated- at the next table to his at the hotel, and was so complimentary, indeed, rhapsodic, over his sightseeing, that his newly-found friend asked him .to accompany him on a trip he I was making next day. Turned out I that the Cuban was a bis tobacco I man, and that he was bound for ] the Valley of Vinales in Pinar del i Rio Province. ; :- j Fine Tobacco Plantations : [• The valley is part pf the Vuelta i Aba jo district, and it is the site of j the finest tobacco plantations in | all the world, the place where (the tobacco grows for the very \ choicest of Hayanas, such as the ' expensive, impressive jobs that Winston Churchill favors, '' ; The region is some 125 miles from Havana/and every mile Is a delight as 0 one bowls along the National Highway^ Royal palms, ,, r . . ^ lovely laurel and other trees are every curve, A .fcny^plaza everywhere, with here"and there 'looks Vinales Valley and offers some trees bending to lornx a ^wonderful view of the valley dom scapes are strange rock fornia- | tions that have : tropical vegetation up their sheer sides and on top; Scattered here and;there, I these rocks give'a curious appearr t ance to the otherwise almost me- I tieulous landscape. ' ; High above the valley is the town of. Vinales, a sleepy old place which one almost apologizes for By HERMAN H. BUHDESEN, M.D. ] or piece of paper for fear of plck- FEAR .of getting sick or dying is a very natural. and normal' human emotion. I do not believe there is a person who does not have this feeling at some time or other. •.;;>•••;'.•;••;.'•'••;•-••"'••' ••':'- : ". .•••••'- •.• It is easy to understand, therefore, how; a person suffering chronic ;pain : p.f; some other \iis- turbing symptom niay become suspicious and fear he has sonie e Stars Say- For Tomorrow •;, By GENEVlKViE 3TEHBLI [ .ALTHOUGH affairs mtf *» \ disposed to be speeded up *P* j move at exceptionally high Usnpf ; trader the spur of Ires'a W«f { creative talents and InitiitiTt, *"* the sme time there are doubtful issues. Ah inclinationts Is the San ; Vincente Valley, a favorite .resort with .Cubans, growing under,, cheesecloth in Vinales Valley,"Cuba. script There is little Arroyo Arenas with its! church of one hundred steps, each; year the scene of colorful Easter processions and rites. Part of the drive is through Organos Mountains, cool lovely^-with charming seen having disturbed. Farther along s «ious illness—-perhaps cancer. : Ont of Proportion : ,- .. .•. -. . These fears become a phobia Amencans and other residents mi whenthey get otit of proportion Havana.lt.is a very .excellent spa j to normal fears, and the person -^cool, aetached, serene—with | cailnot control them. A person's plenty of sports l^cilities, and a j fears ^ n become a phobia even couple of nice hotels, the larger one with a swimming poo! that has the hot sulphur spring water piped Into ! it. : ; •' ;• : ':'-^-.:'- : :^•""••.• '•!-••[ '''•': Deep-Sea Fishing ; There are fine trails for walking when there Ss no logical reason to have them.Then the phobia itself becomes a serious medical situation. Fear of cancer is frequent In all types of people. Soine authorities and riding, and some ten miles off believe that most vpmen -who Is a little port, Esparan2a, a good consult physicians .will at some noint for deep-sea fishing.There's j lime have the dread of icanceir, fishing, tpo r in the little river, or Imaginary fears of Disease can "_—i-_.,,. int-AA TvtnvTt-%fia?rt cfroom t.aV<» taHrirj'5''fA'tms J?ATn«* .Tuvrinle rather, large mountain stream that meanders through the vari- Patient May Jlisunderstand Fretpiehtly, patients fear diseases because their physician fails to, explain, their symptoms and his treatment to them. They may also misunderstand his explanations and instructions, and thus build iip^ ian . treasonable fear of something that does not exist.•"•':•. '-^^^/^••/•.'ivii-h'i.Pr-^r Cancer phobia Is usually more frequent atnong those of middle age. It Is important lor anyone with this type of phobia or fear to be examined very thoroughly by his physician. This Is to .rule out any real disease, so that the doctor can assure the person that he has no cancer. r > • True Condition Explained After an examination^ the physician will then carefully explain the person's true condition to him. Usually, the symptoms of phobia or fear will then disappear. However, in a few cases where: the phobia is severe Md work into some peculiar, or baffling lines or imptilaex, »* . iirge for novelty, or curiou* «- c perinientation, could carry op«*" tlons ; into the danger ZCD«J upsetting or frustrating excellent j preliminary work or sound w- t|cs. Elders may discourage. the :Birthaay Those whose birthda encounter a. year in -w promoted by the clever t • *P* run-of-the-mill. Public » may be exciting, but sucl beyoad reason could work >i high hopes and wlshts» take Carious forms. S6me people —upt too niany—have an Ttnreia- btis valleys.^ And.there are; some jsonable iear of a special disease, continues to exist, treatment by a. psychiatrist may te accessary to relieve it. : The ^ay to protect oneself Work with shrewd purpose, under united effort and •nnderstanding of alms. A child born on excellent talents and a success, but may b« *°for snares and Its love lor glamour Words of the Wise I never wonder to se«^ wicked, but I.- not to see them

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