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PAGE SIX ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, I960 The Women Social Ettents —Group Activities Beason-Bacheldor Vows {"»«<«"«»/ To Be Read Sept. 3 Walton, OES Honors Mr. and Mrs. Corzine Mr. and Mrs. .Tohn F. Bacheldor of 522 N. Sixth St.. Wood Rivrr. have announced the forthcoming; mnrriape of their daughter. Judith Katherine, to David Francis Beason, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beason of 555 N. First St.. Wood River. Miss Bacheldor has selected Srpt. 3 as the dnte for the wedding which will take place In the rectory of St. Bernard's Catholic Church. A reception will follow in the home of the bride's parents. The bride-to-be, who will be graduated from DexPaul Hospital School of Nursing this month, is a 1957 alumna of East Alton-Wood River Community High School. Her fiance, a 1954 graduate of the same high school, attended the University of Illinois. He is employed by the Ryerson Steel Co., St. Louis. Personal Notes Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Acker have returned to their home at 815 McKinley Blvd., after a week's stay in New Orleans. Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Parkes Jr.. and three children of 906 McKinley Blvd., returned Monday from a trip to the Missouri Ozarks. Noel Eaton is expected to arrive soon at his home here, 525 Sering Ave., from Anchorage, Alaska, where he is employed by the district engineers. He will visit here with his wife for two months and during that time they will -go to Miami for a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Vernon Moore. Mrs. Stella Blunk of 2330 Central Ave., lifts returned home from a two weeks' vacation in Los Angeles. She visited her son, Pfc. James Blunk, who is stationed there with the Marines, and she was a guest of her daughter, Mrs. William Berglwff, and of her brother, Louis Skibiski and family. Thomas Head, Howard Hausafus and Don Scherer returned Sunday from a camping trip in Arkansas. The young men spent a week in Van Buren and the Lake Norfork area. John Narup of Brussels, who has been a patient at Jersey Community Hospital for the past week, has been moved to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Zita Lambert, 1201 Norton St. Mr. Narup celebrated his 85th birthday on July 10. Miss Mary Schulz of 836 Spruce St., entertained as weekend guests Miss Kathleen Pfeiffer and Miss Margaret Capodarco, who left Monday for their home in Kenosha, Wis. The Rev. and Mrs. W. Freeman Privett returned home Monday from'Redlands, Calif., where they were guests of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. David Holcomb and children. Mrs. Holcomb is the former Betty Privett. The Rev. Mr. Privett spent a week at the Forest Home Christian Assembly in the San Bernardino Mountains, eon- ducted by Fuller Theological Seminary of Pasadena. Surprise Party In Broirn Home Raymond Brown of 3643 Horn St., was host Sunday night in his home to a surprise birthday party honoring his wife and his sister, Mrs. Eugene Moore. Twenty-five persons attended and presented the honorees with gifts, after which supper was served from a buffet. Lodges Carlin Rebekah Lodge members will meet Thursday evening at 8 o'clock in Greenwood Hall. Mother's Helper •MALL WRIGHT fall M B he fOBMTUi H»tO «u»tainln* MU af ribbon. a featber or tvo, seme fak* flower*. Have duo. Ml* lopluM Up* an* scissors available. (Pa* can ee MJT- •baa* fry tfc* box, or FM •»y bate •»••* ffMM l004»-> • it*. HOT rin •»» MISS TONSOR (Gravemann Photo) Miss Tonsor To Marry Ralph Gissal Miss Jacqueline Tonsor and Ralph H. Gissal will be married Aug. 21 at 2 o'clock in St. Mary's Rectory, it is announced today. Miss Tonsor is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack M. Tonsor of 925 College Ave., and Mr. Gissal's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Gissal of 410 E. Fourth St. No formal invitations will be mailed for the ceremony or for the reception, which will be held from 3-6 o'clock in the Owl's Club. Miss Tonsor, a 1959 graduate df Marquette High School, also was graduated from Central Beauty School and is employed by LaPerle Beauty Shop. Mr. Gissal, a 1955 alumnus of Alton High School, is employed by Alton Box Board. League Works On Articles for Flea Market Members of the Women's Volunteer League worked on hajs and jewelry during a meeting Monday in the home of Mrs. Glennon Jackson, Fairmount Addition. The articles will be sold during the Book Fair and Flea Market sponsored by the group on Sept. 14, 15, and 16 in Monticello Plaza. The next meeting will be In the home of Mrs. C. E. Schellenberg of Godfrey, on Monday morning, Aug. 29, at 10:30 o'clock. Registration Open for Final Swim Classes Registrations are being accepted for the final summer session of swim classes which begins next week at the Young Women's Christian Association. All classes will meet twice weekly for three weeks, and classes missed may not be made up. A YWCA membership is required for all applicants over 12 years of age, and medicals are required for all. A doctor will be at the YWCA on Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Junior swim classes include tiny tots, 3 to 6 years; beginners, advanced beginners, intermediates and advanced. Adult classes include beginners, advanced beginners, intermediates and advanced. Dips for juniors are on Monday through Friday afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 o'clock, and on Saturday afternoon, from 1 to 2 o'clock. Women's dips are on Thursday morning, from 10 o'clock until noon. Family dips are on Monday evenings from 7 to 8:30 o'clock, and on Friday evening from 7 to 8 o'clock. The pool will be closed for cleaning and repairs from AUK 29 until Sept. 10, and the fall sessions will begin on Sept. 12. Lowes Entertain Mr. and Mrs. Monte Lowe of 3">39 Oscar St. entertained 15 relatives and Iriends at a barbecue in their home Sunday, following the baptism of their children, Kim Anita and Bruce Allen, in St. Mary's Catholic Church. Hev. James Suddes officiated at the baptism, and sponsors tor the children wore Mrs. Jane Hauhe and James Lindley. Mrs. Head Hostess Mr*. Thomas Head entertained u group of 10 women in her home at 908 MrKinley Blvd.. Monday evening. Game* were played, and Mrs. Head was assisted in the serving of refreshments by Miss Sharon Anders. For Turnbull* Paul Wedding Invitations have been maileJ, and plans completed for the wedding of Miss Marianne Paul and Thomas Turnhull. The couple will exchange vows In College Avenue Presbyterian Church on Saturday evening, Aug. 13, at 7:30 o'clock. The ceremony will be performed by Dr. Roland Turnbull of Des Moines, father of the prospective bridegroom, assisted by Rev. Richard Morey. Mrs. Norbert Meier of Mascoutah, will be matron of honor. Miss Margaret Stice and the bride-elect's cousin, Miss Henrietta Alberter, will be bridesmaids. • Donald Lahr will be best man, and groomsmen will be James Ridder and John Reed. Following the ceremony, the couple will receive in Mineral Springs Hotel'. Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Paul, parents of the prospective bride, will give a rehearsal dinner on the evening preceding the wedding, in their home at 2004 Wilkening Dr. Ramona Smith Is Bride of Gary Van Meter The First Christian Church In Wood River was the scene of the wedding Saturday afternoon of Miss Ramona Smith and Gary Van Meter. The Rev. Gilbert Schreiber performed the 1:30 o'clock ceremony before members of the immediate families and close friends. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Smith of Cottage Hills, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Van Meter of Bethalto. Miss Linda Van Meter, sister of the bridegroom, was bridesmaid, and Kevin Havelka of Gayton was best man. Mrs. Helen Hudson, organist, played nuptial music, and accompanied Miss Kara Sue Havelka of Clayton, soloist. The bride wore a powder blue cotton batiste dress with white accessories and- a corsage of white carnations. Miss Van Meter wore a beige dress, white accessories, and carnation corsage. The couple received in the social room of the church. Mr. and Mrs. Van Meter are both 1958 graduates of Civic Memorial High School. The bridegroom is a former employe of Wood River Journal, and his bride is employed by Franklin Union .Furniture Store. Mr. Van Meter, who was on leave from the Navy, returned Monday morning to his base at Norfolk, Va., from which his ship, the USS Independence, leaves Wednesday for a six-month tour of duty in the Mediterranean. He will be discharged in June. Make Safety Check at Home Today Check your home for accident hazards. For safety's sake, check your home every week during 1960. O. L. Hogsett, safety specialist, University of Illinois College of Agriculture, suggests that you check for dangers of falls and burns, the two types of accidents that take the greatest number of lives in homes each year. Quiz yourself about the hazards that may be found in your home. Look at each room critically. Remember that during 1959 home accidents caused the greatest number of deaths due to accidents- some 27,000 persons lost their lives in and about American homes. During the canning season and while washing jars and dishes, take extra care with boiling water. Be sure to follow directions when using the pressure cooker. Make sine that the safety valve is in good working condition. Always let the steam escape before rploas- ing the clumps on the cover. Never use the oven canning method, as it is too dangerous. Avoid using small or loose rugs at the top and bottom of stairs. Rugs placed in this position are a sure invitation to falls that may result in fractures or broken bones. Make a thorough check of your home for hazards that mipht cause falls or burns. Mnjoy Life-Practice Safety. Mini! Your Manners II friends are kind enough to ask you tor a weekend at their summer cottage,' either take a gift with you or send a girt after you return home. The thunk you note it still § "must." however. i Mr. and Mrs. Charles Corzine, worthy matron and worthy patron of Wood River Chapter, Order of Eastern Stnr, were honored guests at the meeting of Walton Chapter, Order of Eastern Star last evening in Franklin Masonic Temple. They were escorted to the East, where they were welcomed by Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lehen and presented with gifts. Songs were sung in their honor by Mrs. Charles Davidson. During the meeting plans were made for the chapter's picnic Aug. 15 at 6 o'clock in the Westerner Club. Mrs. Verne Williamson is chairnSan of dinner arrangements, and Mrs. Donald Pointer is chairman of entertainment. Those attending will bring white elephant items as well as food. It was announced that the chapter will assist Franklin Masonic Lodge with its family night Aug. 4 in the Westerner Club beginning at 6 o'clock. Also announced was a meeting of chairmen of the annual ha- zaar. The meeting will be held Aug. 11 at 1:30 o'clock in the home of Mrs. James McFarland of 3507 Biscayne Blvd. An invitation to the Bunker Hill Chapter guest night was read to the group. Mrs. Lehen, worthy matron of Walton Chapter, will act as secretary for the occasion on Sept. 14. Chapter members were reminded to bring cancer dressings to Lammers Floral Shop. Following the meeting pictures of 'their western vacation were shown by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hussong. Refreshments were served at tables decorated in the boating theme. There will be no meeting of the chapter on Sept. 5 because of the legal holiday, and the next meeting will be Sept. 19 in Franklin Temple. Guest night will be observed, and the meeting will begin at 7:45 o'clock. Mrs. Mary Wyatt Will Represent , SlU at Seminar Mrs. Mary Almon Wyatt, former Godfrey resident now serving as assistant professor of nursing at Southern Illinois University, will represent SIU at the Inter-Institutional Seminar on Child Development to be held July 31-Aug. 12 at Walden Woods, Mich. Mrs. Wyatt joined the SIU teaching staff in. 1957 after serving in a similar capacity at Washington University. Prior to that time she served in the Army Nurse Corps. Her main field of interest has been pediatrics and she has done work at Alton Memorial Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital, University of Illinois and Washington University. Mrs. Head Elected At Family Reunion Mrs. Thomas Head was elected secretary during a reunion of the Anderson family Sunday in Hillsboro Lake Park. Otis Anderson of Indianapolis was elected president; Walter Anderson of Litchfield, vice- president; and Miss Martha Dunaway of Creve Coeur, treasurer. A potluck dinner was served to the 66 members, followed by swimming and games. Sunday's reunion was the first planned by the family, and a second will be held en Aug. 13. 1961, at a place to be decided later. Piano Workshop To Begin Thursday In Horn Studio Some 20 piano pupils of Miss Gertrude Horn will participate in a workshop to be held at Miss Horn's studio, 537 E. Fifth St., on Thursday, Aug. 4. One group of pupils will meet in the morning from 10 until 12 o'clock. A second group will meet from 2 until 4 o'clock in the afternoon. The summer session for Miss Horn's pupils will end on Saturday. Born to: Mr. und Mm. George A. Lampurter, 3243 O a k w o o d Ave., a daughter, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, 8:59 p.m.. Monday, Wood River Township Hospital. Sp.4. and Mr*. John Quit-ley, twin sons, last Saturday in Army hospital, Frankfort, Germany, the first weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, the seco/ui baby 5 pounds, 9 ounces. Paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Qulgley of 654 E. Fourth St., and maternal grandparents, are Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Twichell of 622 Washington Ave. Mr. and Mr*. OUle Javkwo. 1618 Market St., a daughter, 5 pounds. 2 ounces, 2:53 a.m., today, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mm. Clarence F. L#uis. 1802 Market St., a son, 6 pounds, 4:38 a.m. today, St. Joseph's Hospital. Firmer, Redder Tomatoes Are Coming Up URBANA—A research program designed to help put firmer, yet well-colored tomatoes on the market has swune; into action again this summer at the University of Illinois. This is not as easy as It sounds. Horticulturist J. P. McCollum says that the key to producing such tomatoes depends a lot on storage 1 temperatures. The best temperature for developing a tlniform- ly red color is 68 degrees. But tomatoes soften more quickly at this temperature than at lower readings. Softening, as all consumers know, is not desirable. It usually makes tomatoes overripe by the time Mrs. Homemaker carries them home. Low temperatures slow softening, but also slow color development. A temperature of 55 degrees has proved fairly satisfactory for storing tomatoes. But McCollum is working to find more satisfactory temperatures. Last year he tested the theory that low temperatures temporarily stop ripening but do not damage the ripening mechanism. So immediately after tomatoes were stored, he dropped temperatures to 35 and 45 degrees. He removed the tomatoes from storage after a certain length of time. The tomatoes were then supposed to finish their coloring process. But they fell down on the job. This year McCollum is switching the arrangements. Before storing tomatoes, he'll hold them at 65 degrees so they will develop a uniform red color. Then he'll ease the temperature down to 35 and 45 degrees. This should stop softening. Gossip, Charm Do Not Mix By ALICIA HART NEA Beauty Editor If you would like to check on the degree of charm you possess, ask yourself some questions: Am I a gossip? Am I nosey? Do I pry into the affairs of others? Do I ask questions which are none of my business? Do I distort the scraps of information I pick up when I retell them? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, better give charm a low rating. For no woman who is a nosey gossip ever possesses a large degree of charm. In back of her eagerness to gossip Jies an envy of the activities of others coupled generally with a real dislike. Such a woman is no warmhearted friend of humanity. Rather, she is busy peering 'and peeking, trying to discover the little flaws In human nature. Of course, this activity doesn't make her very happy. And her discontent Is always reflected in the tight little lines about mouth and eyes. If this is happening to you, ask yourself if what you are doing to yourself is worth it. Summer Weather Is No Excuse To Be Sloppy A good many American women seem to feel that hot summer weather gives them an automatic right to be sloppy. So they go about their errands in ankle socks, shorts, ill-fitting housedresses, tight capri pants or rumpled, wrinkled shirts and skirts. They forget about wearing a girdle; it's too hot. They roll their hair up on rollers and stroll about, a lovely sight for beholders to see. There's no excuse for any of this, of course. The neater you are, the cooler you look and feel. Cottons, should be clean and wrinkle-free. If you live in the city, bare legs are out. Vou should wear stockings. And a girdle. You can, after all, buy lightweight, porous summer girdles. Oui with the rollers in public. And unless you're a perfect, slim, size 10, forget about tight pants and shorts. They're just not for you. You'll be cooler and 10 times prettier in a wide-skirted cotton.—NEA. Churches "Talents I Can Use in Zion" will be the theme of the midweek prayer service Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock in Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. si; VMS TO MI [\\ Palriria Sroll Growing boys and changing styles can certainly play havoc with your budget if you don't know how to shorten or lengthen trousers. You needn't be experienced in sewing to make such alterations. In fact, you can do it If you've never done anything but simple mending for your family. Lengthening trousers with cuffs: Rip open at lower edge and spread trouser to its full length. Whether trousers have plain or French cuffs, the first step is to measure from the top crease on pant leg the amount you want to lenc-then the trousers (fig. 1). Do this by marking with chalk ail around the trouser leg. Then steam out the old crease marks. Proceed to make plain or French cuffs. If you *re lengthening the trouser more than 1 inch, make a French cuff: if 1 inch or less, make a plain cuff. Plain cuff: Measure down I 3 i inches from first chalk line and mark a second line around trouser leg (fig. 2). Mark a third line 1?4 inches below second line. Turn raw, bottom edge under so that it is on inside of pant leg, and pin first and third lines together. Baste and press. Form new cuff, by folding along the line 3. where first and third lines are basted together; baste to hold cuff in place and press. To finish raw edge turn up on inside of trouser, turn cuff down again, baste and machine stitch. Finish off with a wt»ar guard (see below) and tack cuff at the sides. French cuff: Measuring from chalk line that is guide for new length desired (fig. 3), makes two more lines, one 1% Inches above and another 1% inches below (fig. 4). Fold under one center line and baste. Lay this fold against the top line and baste. Told under at lower line. Baste and press. Raw edge inside pant leg should meet the top fold. If higher, trim off excess fabric. Join these folds on inside with hand running stitches about U inch apart. Be careful, of course, not to sew through outside of finished cuff. Put in wear guards (see below). Press and tack cuff at sides. Shortening trousers: Rip open at lower edge as above. From top crease, indicating original length, measure new length to be shortened; mark with chalk (fig. 5). Measuring down from this new line, draw three 13) more lines l*i inches apart. Trim off excess fabric along fourth line (fig. 6). Make a plain cuff as described above. Wear guards: These are necessary to protect trouser from rubbing against shoes. Use heavy tape about 8 i inches wide. Turn down cuff; baste guard next to the fold that will be new bottom edge of trouser leg. Machine stitrh along both edges of tape. Turn cuff back. * * * # Miss Scott is happy to help Seams to Me readers with their sewing problems, and with questions on wardrobe and fashions. However, because so many are seeking her assistance, Miss Scott asks readers to please limit their letters to one question. Send your question to Patricia Scott in care of the Alton Telegraph, enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope for reply. (© IMO Field Enterprise!. Inc.) She's the 'Guardian AngeV Of Your Health and Purse A'EA Newftfeature WASHINGTON-(NEA) - A dedicated government gal is teaching housewives how to safeguard their health and pocketbooks when shopping for food, drugs and cosmetics. She is Mrs. Carla Williams, new director of consumer programming for the Food and Drug Administration. Her job is to assist FDA's watchdog activities by teaching consumers how to protect themselves. Mrs. Williams, along with a group of consultants from the 17 FDA districts, are carrying on their safety campaign via newspapers, radio, television and speeches to consumer groups. One of the principal safeguards they are teaching is how to detect impure products. Mrs. Williams explains: "Some types of contamination can be spotted only by scientific experts, but many others the housewife can detect." Pieces of lacquer floating in a freshly opened can of orange juice were found recently by a housewife. She did what Mrs. Williams advises all consumers to do in such cases. She notified her local FDA office. The woman had saved the can's lid on which was printed the shipment number. This tig- ure enabled inspectors to locate all retailers who had stocked orange juice from the 'shipment and take the cans off the market. By calling the FDA's attention to her disc.very, the housewife' helped protect scores of fellow consumers, Mm. Williams explains. Read Label Mrs. Williams urges consumers to read a product's label Manufacturers are required by law to list the contents of all drugs, cosmetics and canned and packaged food. Checking the label may prevent you from consuming a product that contains something to which you are allergic, she explains. High on Mrs. Williams' list of dangers are quack medical devices. She often wears an example of these gimmicks which at first glance looks like a piece of costume jewelry. Actually it is a two-inch-long brass spike. Before FDA officials stopped their sale, these spikes were advertised as having cure-all radioactive powers. Worth no more than 10 cents, these gimmicks were selling for $750 apiece. "There are many therapeutic devices on the market which falsely claim to have curative powers," Mrs. Williams says. "Not only do these devices bilk consumers of their money but they keep many seriously ill people from going to see a doctor. We hope to erase this type of gullibility through our consumer education program." Ideal Job FDA officials believe that Mrs. Williams' wide experience in dealing with the public makes her ideal for insuring the program's success. Her first job was with the personnel testing research branch of a large corporation. Later she worked for the Red Cross in Chicago and the Far East. Upon returning to the U.S. she headed a <rneHal, legislative council in Virginia which successfully promoted a bill to improve the state's juvenile detention and mental health facilities. Next she did public relations work for the Republican National Committee. She foil wed with a stint on Capitol Hiil as a congressional legislative assistant. For the last two years she directed the speakers committee for President Eisenhower's people-to-peop!n program. Mrs. Williams, who hails from Mauwatosa, WIs., is married and has two children. One of her favorite pastimes is preparing exotic, highly seasoned dishes for her family. "I couldn't cook without onions, garlic, mushrooms, herbs and cheese," she says. "Strangely enough my family doesn't get tired of this. And I put them on everything, too." Ann Landers Bachelor Says Advice to 3 Career Girls Was Stupid DEAR Affff! Your advice to the three career girls who were planning a vacation together couldn't have been mor*? stupid. I'm a bachelor, aged 52. and I've\ vacationed all over the > world these pn*t i 25 years. The Idea of meeting | a future hus- 'band while on [ a trip Is Insane. Any man with the brains of a monkey knows that he must see a woman In Ann tanitars. her natural environment before he can sl/e her up as a wife. Since these three girls have been in the business world for years and are still looking, it's apparent the men who know them have turned thumbs down. Your suggestion th;it they may be able to snag husbands if they split up shows how little you know about men. You're no smarter than these three dummies who are out to trap some stupid male. BACHELOR WHO KNOWS DKAR BACHELOR: You sound like a trusting soul with a charming personality. I can't understand why you're still single. Could it be that the women who saw you while vacationing, as well as in your natural environment, turned thumbs down? Please read the following letter: » • * • DKAR A.V.V: Your advice to the three career girls was excellent. You told them to split up and not to hunt in packs. For 15 years I made the same foolish mistake. A few years ago I decided to cut the party to one other gal. We settled on a cruise. At the last minute her mother became ill and my friend could not make the trip. Panic-stricken, I went to the travel agency and tried to cancel out. The agent gave me a scolding and persuaded me that the best way for a single girl to travel is alone. Well, Ann, on that trip I met my husband. I had plenty of younger competition on the cruise but I came away with the prize. You may print my letter but don't name the city. My friends would surely recognize It and 1 couldn't take th* ribbing. I-ONE SCOUT * * • • WEAR AM*: Your word »» law at our house. Please help me. Our three children are married. We are still in our middle 40's. I always dreamed of the day when I could have time for myself. When our third daughter was married two years ago I thought "At lBst-I can take things easier and my husband and I can hnve the house to ourselves." Two months later my husband's mother died and he invited his dad to stay with us "for a while." Pa Is srlll here and I'm afraid he'll be here forever. There are always three for breakfast and supper. We never go anyplace without Pa. I do his laundry and clean up after him. At times I get so fed up I'd like to go off and leave father and son to each other. Am I a stinker? GLADYS DEAR OLADVS: Since Pa was invited to move In "for a while" and not as a permanent guest, you have a just complaint. Tell your husband that you long to be alone with him to pn.K>y his companionship. If you emphasize the positive i don't direct your remarks against Pa) your chances wrll he vastly improved. Lotsa luck. * • • • DEAR ANN: A woman who is otherwise a stickler for etiquette has a habit of taking a lighted cigaret from her husband's lips and putting it to her lips. To me thfs looks unappetizing and vulgar. How does it look to you? AN OBSERVER DEAR OBSERVER: Unap- petising and vulgar. * • • • To learn the difference between a marriage that "settles down" and one that "gets dull," send for Ann Landers' booklet, "What to Expect From Marriage," enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin and large, self-addressed, stamped envelope. (Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her In care of the Alton Telegraph enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope.) (C IMS Field Enierprjiei, Inc.) The Mature Parent Don't Panic at Tear 9 Words Of Amateur Psychologists By MURIEL LAWRENCE Sandra F., just turned 3 years old, recently joined a neighborhood "play group." Not long ago, the counselor in charge told Mrs. F. to get Sandra a psychiatric examination. Mrs. F. writes: "She said that the child laughs in a 'bizarre' way. We don't know what to do. The child has always had a hearty laugh and when she gets overexcited ..." Get the psychiatric examination, Mrs. F—and be done with it. In the meantime, try to resist infiltration by this amateur psychologist's use of one of the popular new "fear" words. Today many people who work with children, from summer camp counselors to Sunday school teachers, use thorn. They fancy themselves as psychologists. As youngsters use bad words they've picked up at school to prove they know more than we think they do, the amateur psychologists pick up words like "bizarre" or "insecure" or "disturbed." to let us know they've got the inside track on psychological mysteries that are dark to us. And they apply them to any youngster who doesn't "adjust" to their notions of normality. Like Sandra's counselor, they want to repress any inconvenient emotional expression in children for the same reason that inconvenienced people in the Middle Ages lopped off the noses and ears of heretics. They succeed in soaring us because we, too, are afraid of any excessive emotion In children. It's reapy awful for them. If in public they laugh too boisterously, roar with anger or burst into tears at denial of more ice cream, we get very uncomfortable. We know that everyone around is doing amateur psychology and thinking, "That child is 'insecure' or 'disturbed.' He is headed for a mental hospital." It was easier on the young when they were just told to be "seen and not heard." Now I'm going to do some amateur psychology myself. I think that people who use psychological jargon to destroy intense emotional expression in children are jealous of the children. I think that Sandra's counselor may be envious of this little girl's capacity for free and hearty laughter. But this is not a professional opinion. And as the question of her sanity has been brought up. I urge her parents to seek such an opinion for their own peace of mind.— NEA. 80 Attend Reunion Of Kitzmiller Family Some 80 members of the Kitzmiller family met Sunday in Onlzed Clubgrounds for a family reunion, the first the family has had. A basket lunch was served. Edward Kitzmiller was named chairman of a group to plan a second reunion of the family next summer. Compete Ik* 01 IF QOULD Mitlo Oi, MI K. 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