The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on May 11, 1959 · Page 4
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 4

Ottawa, Kansas
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Monday, May 11, 1959
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flhe OTTAWA HERALD Monday, Mfly It, 19S9 laff»A-Day t <* <f 1 I 3 <* .«* «*• Editorials istina Facts The midway point of the spring tornado season is here. Ottawans watch cloudy skies, shrinking in momentary terror at the sight of a menacing, dark funnel or jumping with fright at the sound of a warning siren. A tornado warning system, with many, many watchers, has been set up in Tornado Alley and other areas of Kansas. Suddenly, in the midst of this scare season comes a consoling note. Enter now the statistician. "Such storms took about 500 lives in the 1954-53 period. This only was half the loss sustained in each of the preceding 5-year periods, and a little more than one-fourth the toll in 1924-1928," says the man with the figures. In other words, the twisting terrors killed fewer persons in the last five years than in any comparable period in the last 40 years. Kansas, which had only five fatalities in 194448 and 11 in the next five years, had 106 deaths in 1954-58 to lead all the states in number of tornado deaths. Living In Kansas, the statistics bring home a grim message to us, one that should keep us on our toes. The season from March 1 to June 30 — right where we are — is when most of the tornado deaths since 1944 occurred. This is the reason we breath & sigh of relief when we look around the Ottawa vicinity and see local folks on guard. It seems good to see local folks alert, to know the new warning signals work well, to know that a local CD corps stands by. It's nice to know, too, that most local residents are aware of the signals and interested in learning their meaning. Realizing, also, that folks know what to do in case a tornado hits makes us sigh with contentment. That's why, the other day, we were comforted when we saw a local man's basement. In one corner stood a sofa, cross-wise. Behind the sofa was a mattress. "This is where we will go if a tornado hits," he explained. "We'll cover ourselves with the mattress." This And That byipb Whoever thought up calling the nation's first space men astronaughts should have kept on thinking. A naught is a cipher which is zero which is nothing. The pace of politics is slowing.' For a decade a tax cut was regularly promised for next year. Now no one in Washington dares offer hope earlier than 1964. "?: ;- . ~ The secretary of state soon will have a 600 mile an hour jet airliner for his use. It will put him farther than ever be^ hind in his work because it will permit him to attend to many conferences he previously hadn't the time to get to. JPB What h«s become of the gaffers who boasted about, instead of their golf scores, how they once got into the circus free by carrying buckets of water for the elephants? Maybe the poor man's wife can't afford the new dresses the rich one's wife wears, but she has just as much fun rearranging the living- room furniture. Algiers Is tearing down its celebrated old Casbah and thanks to the war we remember it well. Its walls were rickly decorated with Off Limits signs and it was landscaped with MPs. Recent rumors of Khrushchev's illness have proved groundless, but the rest of the world can keep on hoping. Last week we observed a.fellow spending his coffee break on writing down long columns of figures then adding them. "I'm doing my calisthenics for Mental Health Week," he explained. Auld Lang Syne 25 Yean Ago Five Franklin Countians were listed to receive degrees at Kansas State College. They were: Rut'i Collins, Clarence Keith, Eugene Collins, Ellen Bair and Frances Conard. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Bell, 832 Olive. The baby was named Avis Adare. Mrs. E. P. Goodwill of Williamsburg was hit by a car in Ottawa and suffered minor injuries. 50 Years ACO Quin Kirkland was sufficiently recovered from a siege of rheumatism to be out on the street. Minnie Ganlt closed the term at her school, Acorn, by having a picnic dinner for pupils and patrons. _, J. F. Berlin was the last of the county assessors to turn in his report. The Ottawa Herald 106-101 5. Main PuWjsljed -4aqy except Sundays and Holidays, tntered at ttoTPost Offlct atpttawa, lUsTas second class matter. Robert B. Wellington ;. ....Editor Quy Snedaker ...,...,,... J>ubUsher ^bscrfpUon rates in trade area-By mail, one month Mi tore* montla & & months &75; ••oa* yew'I?. . ' •• ••• " •• •* •:• •' ••••••• Second claw Postage paid at Ottawa, Kansas. "Time to get up, dear . . . your two weeks' . . vacation is over." Your Good Health By DR. JOSEPH G. MOLNER "Dear Dr. Molner: I am quite concerned about the severe punishment given in some of the grade and high schools in my particular locality. What injury could be caused by hitting a child on the head with a large book or ruler? "Also what injury could be done by kicking a teen-age boy in the seat while he is in a t stooping or standing position?— (MRS. F.E.B." Readers in any part of the country may well be concerned if this sort of thing is occurring in the schools in their communities. I'm not a strong proponent of corporal punishment anyway. As parents of two children, Mrs. Molner and I have had, occasionally, to apply a suitable Dr. Molner application of it. But I would raise cain if I ever found that one of my children had been hit on the head with a ruler or book, or even severely slapped across the face. This is quite apart from any disputes over whether corporal punishment fits with this or that educational theory. Such blows around the head can cause a brain injury even though the skull, of course, gives considerable protection. The sudden jarring can do damage inside. There is far greater risk, however, of impairment of hearing. The eyes or nose also can suffer injury — especially since a youngster quite naturally may cringe or try to dodge the blqw, and where the blow falls becomes a matter of chance. Or of terrible mischance. Now I don't mean that such punishment always is going to have serious results. Some people drive their cars too fast, or violate the rules of the road, or even continue to drive while intoxicated, and come through unscathed. Recently I saw a photograph of a man sitting in half an automobile. The other half had been sheared away, inches from his shoulder blades, by a train. Yet he suffered nothing worse than some bruises and a shaking up. But is such behavior safe? Of course not—any more than it is safe to cuff a child around the head. One of the "old-fashioned" ideas is still pretty sound: That Nature equipped children with a place to which corporal punishment can be applied with the hand. Spanking, we call it. Properly applied, it stings, but it isn't going to do physical damage. As for kicking a pupil, the resultant bruising can be needlessly severe, but that is the least of the aspects. The spine may be injured. A squirming youngster (or a passive one, for that matter) can be injured for life. A hernia, a broken bone, a dislocation — the risk is too great. "Dear Dr. Molner: My 13-year-old daughter broke off a large portion of a front tooth, and has become extremely shy on account of this. She hasn't participated in any social events on account of this and I feel this will affect her permanently. What do you suggest I do?—JRS. W.Z." Of course she's shy about it. So off you go to your dentist right away, and the sooner the better. "Dear Dr. Molner: I am a man of 63. My heart beats during the day 72 to 78 but at evening it's only 63 or 64. In the morning it is never more than 63. Is this normaj?—C.K." It is normal for the heart to beat from 72 to 78 during the activity of the day and subside to the low 60's when you are at rest or asleep. In fact, after prolonged rest it may go even lower and still be quite normal. What about constipation? Many can be relieved of it, both mentally and physically, by reading my booklet "The Way To Stop Constipation." For a copy write to me in care of Box 158, Dundee, 111., enclosing a large, self-addressed, stamped envelope, and 20c in coin to cover handling. Prayer For Today I will be with thee: I will not fan thee, nor forsake thee. Be strong and of a good courage. (Joshua 1:5,6.) PRAYER: Dear Father, help us to use all our talents and abilities first for Thy kingdom's sake. Make us strong links in the chain that holds the anchor of life eternally. In the name of Christ our Saviour. Amen. Averag Is facing By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Things a columnist might never know if h didn't open his mail: The average U.S. wife today can look forward to being a widow for 10 years. Her actual life span is only six to seven years longer than that of her husband, but shi usually marries a man three years older than herself. James Hoban, the man who de signed the White House, was paid only $500 for the job—one of the best government investiments in e Wife In U. S. Widowhood history. Wisdom in capsule: "Reces sions begin and end in the minds of men."—Charles G. Mortimer president of General Foods. Do you have trouble sticking to a diet? Some snakes can live from one to two years without food They absorb the fat from their own bodies. The price of cartoon comedy zoomed. Thirty years ago Wai Disney could produce a Mickey Mouse one-reeler for $7,000. Now an animated one reel film costs $60,000 or more. Television Programs Channel 4> NBC Channel 5-13, CBS Cnanne) 9, ABC MONDAY 13—Web's Fun T. 1:30 9—Mickey MOUSB 13—Gordon Elliott 8:440 5-Take Fiv» •:» 5-Newi 13—Sporli 1:50 13—Business Newi •:oo 4—Newi 6-13-Newi 9—Superman • :10 4—Sports 5—Sports «:13 13—Weather • US 4—Newi 13—Newi 8:20 5-WeatM>r 8:25 5—Personality 6:30 4—Buckskin 5—Name Tune 9—Tex. Rangers 13—Name Tune 7:00 4—Restless Gun 5—Texan 9-rPolka-Go-R'd 13—Lawman 7:30 4—Wells-Fargo 6—Father Knowi 9—Bold Journey 13—Mr. DA 8:00 4—Pete Gunn &— Danny Thomai a—Firestone 13—Danny Thoma 8:30 4—Theatre (V—Ann Sothern 9—Top Pro Gol 13—Ann Sothern 9:00 4~Art Murray 5—Playhouse 13—Ball-Arnez 9:30 4—Rescue Eight 9—Dtst. Atty. 10:00 4—News 5—Sportsman's 9-Newg 13—Newt 10:10 4—Weather 9—Sam Molen 10:15 4—Jack Paar 9—Mews 13—Weather 10:30 13—Dev Nelson 10:30 4—Paar 9—Murder Till 13—Movletlrne 10:35 5—Theatre 11:00 . 4—Jack Paar 12:00 3—Dally Word 13—Sign Off 12:05 9—Sign Of 13:30 5—News 12-35 H —Late Show 2:20 8_Sign Off TUESDAY 1:30 4—Classroom • :U 5—Farm Facts 7:00 4—Today 5—Morning Show F:05 4—Farm Market 5-News 7:16 5—Kangaroo 8:00 4—Today 6—News 13—News S—Kangatoo 8:10 5-Take S 8 -.15 5—Morning Sh'w 13—Kangaroo 4—Today 8:30 5—Jim Dean 9—Romper Room 13—Cartoons 8:45 13—Newi 8:55 13—Newt 8:00 4—Let's Learn 5—Life of Riley 13—On tho Go >:30 4—Treasure Hunt 5—Godfrey 9—Daily Word 33—Sam Levcnson 9:35 9— Science 10:00 4—Price Is Right 5— I Love Lucy 9—Whizzo's 13—1 Love Lucy 10:30 4—Concentration 5—Top Dollar 13—Top Dollar 11:00 4—Tic Tac 6—Love of Lit* 9—Susie 13—Love of Life 11:30 4—Could Be You 5—Tomorrow 9—Theatre 13—Aku-Aku 11:45 5— Guiding Light 13:00 4—Cartoons 6—News 9—Geo. Hamilton 13-News 1!:05 5—Teleschool 13—News 12:10 13-Weather U US 4-Newg 13—Farm Report 12:30 4—Accent 6—World Turns 13—World Turns 1:00 4—Queen for Day B—News 9—Music Bingo 13—Jim Dean 1:05 5—Garden Party 1:30 4—H. Baggls 6—House Party 9—Follow Man 13—House Party 1:411 4—Dugout Chat !:00 4-Baseball 6—Payoff 8—Pay In Court M-Payoff tl30 4—From Roots 6—Verdio 9—Gale Storm W-V«rdlct 3:00 4—Truth or Con. 5—Brighter Day 8—Amoi '0 Andy 13—News X:15 13—Industry 5—secret Storm 13—Secret Storm 3:30 4—County Fair B—Edge of Night 9—Who You Trust 13-Who U Trust 4:00 4—Peoples Choice 6—Early Show 9—Bandstand 4:30 4—Soldiers 13—Bandstand 6:00 4—Movie 9—Woody W. 13—Fun Time 5:30 9—Walt Disney 13—Dr. Ichabod 5:40 5--Take Fiv« 13—Sports 5:50 33—News 5:55 13—Weather G:00 4—News 5—News 9—CSaco Kid 13—News 6:10 4—Sports 5—Sports 6:15 4—Newi 13-News 6:20 5— Weather 6:25 B—Personality 6:30 4—Dragnet 5—Let's Get Gr 13—Stars in Act'u 7:00 4—Steve Canyon 5—Markham 13—Invisible Man 7:30 4—Jim Rodgers 5—Tell the Truth 9-Wyatt Earp 8:00 4—Californlans 5—Bad Girl 9—Rifleman 13—Rifieman 8:30 4—B. Cummines 5—Red Skelton 9—Naked City 13—Red Skelton 9:00 4—David Niven 6—Gary Moore 9—Alcoa Pers. 13—Gary Moore 9:30 4—State Trooper 9—Follow That 10:00 4—News 5—Boots & Sad. P—Nows 13—News 10:10 9— Sports 10:11 4—Jack Paar 13—Weather 10:20 9-Newi 13—Dev Nelson 10:30 6—News 9— Movie 13—Movictime 10:35 6—Theatre iroo 4—Sign Off 9—Dally Word 13-Slsn Off 12:05 9-Sifn Off 12:30 5—Newi 12:35 5—Late Show "li-SIgn Off How vital is blood to you? It amounts only to about one sixteenth to one twentieth of your body weight. But ordinarily the loss of one third of your blood, unless replaced, will cause death. The odds against lighting striking your television antenna during a thunderstorm range from 10 million to 1 to 220 million to 1, depending on how many sets there are in your community. So quit worrying! Remember the famous poem about the purple cow? It ended, "I'd rather see than be one.' Actually, the only animal purple in color is the blesbok, a small South African antelope. A good wife and a happy home life are a man's best forms of mental health insurance. Nearly 90 pe'r cent of the men admitted to mental hospitals are unmarried. Our quotable notables: "The woman's work that's never done," says Dorothy Shay, "is most likely the work she asked her husband to do." America's sweet tooth seems to be getting 2,000 types sweeter. More than of candy are turned out yearly in this country. It's a billion dollar business. Candy made of honey, spices, and chopped nuts and fruits was sold in Egypt as early as 1500 B.C. Women BOW outnumber men in the United States at the rate of 100 to 98.4. But they can still out talk them two to one! Can you name the largest or gan of the human body, It's the skin. And, except for the brain, it is perhaps the most complicated, Consoling fact: despite high prices, the average American can buy nearly three times as much food for an hour's pay as his grandfather could back in 1916. Infant mortality is still a big problem down on the farm. Twenty-three per cent of all pigs die before they are weaned. Marital bargain: The owner of the famed Meramec Caverns at Stanton, Mo., is offering free underground weddings during June. But what couple wants to start with a marriage on the rocks? No matter how bad the weather is where you live, the man in the moon has it worse. Lunar temperatures vary from 215 degrees above zero in the sunlight down to 240 degrees below zero in the dark. It was Robert Louis Stevenson who observed: "So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend." News From The Richmond Area By MABEL CHANDLER The Earl Phillips, be Soto and M, B. McLees were Sunday din* ner guests at El Bennetts. The Frank Gerholds and H. L. Gaults took a picnic dinner to Lawrence Sunday and spent the day with their grandson, Dale Gault a student at K. U. The Gaults will leave this week for Colorado. Mrs. Bob Kuiken and children returned Saturday from a visit with their relatives in Kansas City. Her sister Martha Jordan Brown and husband who have been living in Orange, Calif., have returned to Kansas City to live. Mrs. Bertha Wolfe, Blue Mound was dismissed from the Anderson County Hospital Friday and is here with her son, H. C. Wolfe and wife. The Dennis Wolfes, Kansas City were their Saturday evening supper guests. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gault spent several days last week with their son Scott and family at La Plata, Mo. Jerry Mildfelt, Herb Wolfe Jr., Mrs. Herb McClure and M i s s Mabel Chandler met at the bank Wednesday evening to make plans for the alumni banquet that/will be held the evening of May 30. 6 European Countries Could Be Good Markets By SAM DAWSON AP Business News Analyst The reference to the old American custom of trying to make the best horse deal is this: If the United States wants to hold markets or create them it has plenty of opportunities to bargain with the six nations—Belgium, France, Italy, West Ger many, Holland and Luxembourg. They are embarked on a long term project of lowering and finally eliminating all trade bar riers between themselves and in erecting a common tariff on imports from the outside. Most of the nations outside the Iron Curtain will be represented at the upcoming meeting of Gatt —the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. This will be a large scale horse trading session aimed at further lowering of tar- ffs and trade restrictions through concessions by the individual na- lions amongst themselves. Previous meetings have brought cuts in duties on many products. And some of the cuts have aroused pained outcries from American industrialists. They held ,hat American import duties we/) seing cut on products in competi- ion with their own, thus threatening their home market. The cuts were made as concessions 'or lower trade barriers on Amer- can exports to other countries. This is the sort of deal that an official of the common market expects the United States to make with the six nations. The six are all hardheaded traders. Their announced long term aim s to lower trade barriers not only between themselves but with the 11 other European nations with whom they are associated in the Organization for European Economic Cooperation and then to ower barriers with the nations in the dollar area and those in the sterling area not connected with OEEC. But while working out the many problems of unifying their own countries economically, the six J. B. MICKEY COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY t PHOTOSTATS CH 2-1937 839 West 5th appear to outsiders to be chiefly, and understandably, interested in the greatest good for themselves. The products, economies, trade and currency positions of the six vary widely. Officials of the common market are struggling with the problem of unification—moving slowly and through an almost endless series of conferences. The 11 OEEC members not in the common market, but heavy traders with it, are worried lest they, like the Americans, see their trade hamstrung. At the moment negotiations between the six arid the 11 seem stalemated—but here, too, a spirit of horse trading appears to be building up. At the headquarters here of the common market, officials admit the problems, internal and external, but insist that in the long run the interests of American businessmen won't be hurt. But Americans, watching their export markets decline in many parts of the world, aren't so sure, lombined, the six nations will form an industrial unit equal in world trade terms with the United States and able to produce many goods cheaper. TV's FOR Rent TONITE & TUES. TO. PLUS ALWAYS IN TUNE WITH YOU IO May Is National Radio Month KOFO Your Local Station HILLCREST — Drive-In — Mr. and Mrs. Herschyf Banara are parents of a daughter born April 28 at the Anderson County Hospital. Mrs, Reid Freese and Noel will leave Saturday to spend a part of Noel's three weeks Vacation with the Olen Freese family in Wichita. En route they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Evans Freese in Hutchinson. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stanley, Garnett were here Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Craycraft. Mr. and Mrs. Fremont Hornberger, Baldwin spent Friday evening with the Alvin Horhbergers. Mrs. Betty Smith has resigned her position as mush: teacher at the grade and high schools in Richmond. For Insurance On dwellings, household good*, buildings and automobile* See Dean Berlin, Agent IM E. Second Phone CH 2-2IM Roller Skate 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 +TAUY+ NOW Through W£D. BURT KIRK LJUiCMR-DODU: m HAL W ALU S Preduelion el OK CORRAL 8:15 Only — PLUS — SATCHMO THE GREAT LOUIS ARMSTRONG 7:00 and 10:15 FLA-MART WEEKLY PROGRAMME OLD TIME DANCE Each 2nd & 4th Wed. Teen-Age Rock 'n' 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 ENDS TUESDAY Shows — 6:50-9 Wed. •- Thurs. ADULTS ONLY NO ONE UNDER 16 ADMITTED 'WHY DOES THIC BEAUTIFUL' FRENCH GIRL WANT HER JBABY IORR IN PUBLIC? 'The Case of Dr. Laurent" Slept Late? Don't Worry.. Classified DEADLINE 11 a. Same Day 10 a. m. SATURDAY Classified Display 2 Col. or more wide Noon Day Before Will BUY Will HIRE Will SELL WHAT YOU DESIRE CH 2-4700 — HERALD Want Ad

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