Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on June 3, 1974 · Page 6
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 6

Carroll, Iowa
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Monday, June 3, 1974
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Housing Choice Ruins an Image SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The image of the swinging single woman, the "swingle," may be just that — an image. "Reality points to a varied picture: today's unmarried woman definitely cannot be typecast, which is particularly true if where-to-live preferences are any indication." So reports Robert W. Gaber, president and chief executive officer of Conco Mortgage Co. headquartered here. Gaber notes that many single women are economic-security conscious but, rather than searching for Mr. High-Salaried Male to support them through life, they seek stability on their own — through their careers, friendships and choice of residence. "The trend is reflected currently in burgeoning numbers of single women today renting apartments in older neighborhoods, "Instead of automatically opting for the 'swingles complex,' women carefully consider a number of factors before signing leases," he notes. Gaber lists some of the attributes of older apartment buildings often cited by single women: —Diversity in renters' ages and backgrounds. Numerous Times Herald, Carroll, la. m Monday, June 3, 1974 O unmarried women view rentals in older buildings as an opportunity to associate with a wide mix of people — not solely those of their age or marital status. "Frequently, younger singles say they appreciate having older persons near to counsel them — to give them guidance and stability," Gaber observes. —Privacy. Women renters point out that there is little pressure to socialize with neighbors in recycled apartment houses — "It's a matter of individual preference, not management policy," one explains. —The charm, character and tradition accompanying an older dwelling and neighborhood have special appeal to certain prospective FUNNY BUSINESS By Roger Bollen LET'S tfOSf etU 8EEIH© RECYCLED Old-Fashioned School House Still Operating renters. "Ultimately, the selection of an apartment — or condominium — is a highly personal decision. What is one woman's dream dwelling is another's nightmare," Gaber adds. "Some single women simply prefer the yesteryear charm of an older building to a new or modern structure." — Locale. Renters — increasingly energy-conscious — are turning to renovated apartments close to town in order to eliminate or reduce commuting. "Further, women who work long hours often choose to reside near their employment so that when their job day is over, they can be home in 5 or 10 minutes," Gaber says. He stresses that this recent pattern by no means precludes the continued development of single-oriented apartment complexes. UNION, Conn. (AP) —The smallest school in Connecticut is a white, wood-framed, three-room building — the kind no one builds anymore. The school has 67 pupils and sits in the shade of a pine grove on a knoll near the center of this rural eastern Connecticut community of 460 people. "We don't have any science laboratories. The kids have a science locker, but they still do experiments," said William Franklin, 53, who doubles as principal and teacher. Franklin, who comes to school as he has since 1968 dressed in sweaters and bow ties, is one of three teachers at the Union School. "My philosophy is when a youngster can read he's on his way and, by golly, we're making readers," Franklin said about his students, who range from the four tots in kindergarten to his six eighth graders. The school operates without fulltime secretaries, clerks or special teaching consultants. The latter, Franklin simply doesn't believe in. "Go back 20 years when we taught the child the best we could. We had to find out the problem and take care of it ourselves ... not pass it off," he said. Three eighth grade girls are chosen each year as a school honor to be Franklin's secretaries and business managers. Last year the town appropriated $108,700 of its $177,306 budget for education. In the classroom Franklin ' sits at the end of a long table with the 23 students he calls "my kids" in grades six through eight. "It's pretty easy when you think about it," he says to a group of seventh graders working on parallelograms and prisms, and then switches to another group to review English grammar. Bathroom Tissue OPEN 24 HOURS EVERY DAY 7 DAYS AWEEK DOUBLE GOLD BOND STAMPS EVERY TUESDAY CUT UP ASST. FLAVORS DRINKS FRYERS B & H QUALITY Ground Beef COFFEE FRESH WHOLE ELF SLICED BACON s?v^ g&%t<l;$ "B & H QUALITY PRODUCE" Fresh Picked Texas 36 Size CANTALOUPE OO FOR BUTTERNUT Cinnamon Rolls VINE RIPENED TOMATOES NEW CROP TEXAS CABBAGE Lb. Kraft 16-Oz. Thousand Island Pourable Dressing WHITE OR YELLOW ONIONS Lb. 22-Oz. Liquid Dove GOLDEN YELLOW DOLE BANANAS CALIFORNIA CARROTS 1-Lb. Pkg. 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