# Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

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Carroll, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 20, 1959
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Page 5

Public Cools to Glamour Girls' Antics By ROSETTE HARGROVE NEA Staff Correspondent i PARIS - <NEA) - Three of the world's most famous glamour queens are finding out the hard way that all the world does not love a lover. Elizabeth Taylor, Edith Piaf and Brigitte Bardot recently have felt the cold blast of censure over their much publicized affairs of the ' heart. The trio is learning that there is nothing so fickle as the public; that even talented artists have (o watch their step. To defy tradition too consistently finally boomerangs; even in the liberal world of today. The marriage of "BB" to dashing Jacques Charrier not so long ago touched off many nasty comments. "One more to add to her list of victims," some people said. "A fine example she sets the younger' generation," was another comment heard in France. vSome days later Edith Piaf, completely recovered from two major operations in the U.S., landed at Orly Field here. The little "sparrow" (Piaf is argot, for sparrow), dewy-eyed and holding the hand of a tall, athletic young American, announced: "1 want you to meet my 'new happiness,' Douglas Davis. He is a painter to whom I am much indebted. He has given me a new interest in life." This happy state of affaire de coetir. too, was met only by acid and ironical comment. Over the past 15 years, Piaf has shed many a bitter tear over the snide remark in print and the smirk in public which followed her love affairs. Both Piaf and Bardot. in turn, are aware that at about the same time, Elizabeth Taylor was severely criticized for marrying Eddie Fisher so soon after the death of Mike Todd. They know that the beautiful "Liz" —'yesterday the world's sweetheart — was booed in the streets during her visit in Paris. Not so long ago at Saint Tropez. Riviera playground of the younger generation, Brigitte was obliged to flee from the taunts and insults of a crowd which had gathered outside the terrace of a restaurant where she was dining. Both she and Edith Piaf are considered "insatiable" so far as their love lives are concerned. And, like most French women, both are resentful of public intrusion into their private lives. "Why are people so hard on me?" she asked one of her intimates recently. "Other women fall in and o\it of love just as often as I do and nothing is ever said about those. Just because I am in the public eye, all my movements are dissected and commented up- TAYLOR: A shaky throne. PIAF: A 'new happiness.' BARDOT: Insatiable? needs the constant presence of a man she loves. Unlike Bardot, the little sparrow never knew anything of the comfort and security of a middle-class background, let alone its moral standards. Piaf and Bardot have one other trait in common. Both are generous, and if their public may look with disfavor upon their romantic escapades, at least their old loves remain tried and true friends, ready to comfort them when they feel lonely and frightened. Dedham Card Club Meets With Seidls' on. "My private life is nobody's business!" But the unkind comments which followed her marriage were an even greater surprise to her. It is beyond her understanding why people call her a man-eater. Edith Piaf's story is similar. She, too, cannot understand why her public, who obviously are crazy about her singing, should be so upset by her private life. Like Bardot. she apparently (Times Hnrald Newn Service) DEDHAM — Mrs. Ludwig Seidl entertained members of the Euchre Club at her home Tuesday evening. An additional player was Mrs. M*argaret Brus of Manning, who has been visiting at the Seidl home since Sunday. The high score prize was won by Mrs. John Weitl, the low by Mrs. George Willenborg, and the traveling by Mrs. John Pletchette. Lunch was served by the hostess, assisted by her daughter, Linda, after the games. Mr. and Mrs. William Axman attended the funeral of Mr. Axman's cousin, Joseph Balk, at St. Benedict, Iowa Wednesday morning. Mr. Balk, whose address was Algona, died Sunday night after two days' illness. Self Denial Service Is Set For October 29 (Time* Hernlrt Nc.wn Servlte) LAKE VIEW —The W.S.C.S. is sponsoring a Self-Denial service at the church Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. In ihe evening there will be a family fellowship basket dinner meeting i\t the church. The Rev. Paul Potter will give his cane talk. Helen Circle of the Methodist Church met at the Sherman Hig- p.ms farm home with Mrs. Howard Kettering assisting Mrs. Higgins. Mrs. Paul Potter was in charge of the devotions and the program on the U.N. She also led the groyp in singing World Day of Prayer was discussed. Mrs. Carson Cram was nominated to the office of treasurer. Ethel Circle met at the B. J. Manly home with Mrs. Harold Tjaden as assisting hostess. Mrs. Harry Evans, Rialto, Calif., was a guest. Mrs. Vincent O'Brien led the devotions and told of her trip to the U.N. and showed pictures. It was reported that one birthday cake had been taken to the Irish Nursing home for one of the patients, and another would be taken Ocf. 26. Mrs. Harry Kettering is in charge of this project. Gwyn Circle met at the church at 9:30 for their usual coffee meeting. Mrs. Dick Mesenbrink and Mrs. Don Cook were hostesses. Mrs. Don Tjaden led the devotions, The women spent the time making diapers. The Sub-District ministers and their' wives will meet at Nemaha Oct. 26 for their regular meeting. 4.5 Million in U.S. Now- I Consumption at Peak, Alcoholics Underground By WARD CANNEL NEA .Staff Correspondent NEW YORK — 'NEA) - If is always a sad business to clean out your desk — and have to throw out all those alluring facts that once seemed so promising, so instructive, so certain to make sense. And now, if you will pass the waste basket: Prior to World War II. 65 per cent of all drinking in the U.S. was done away from home — in cafes, night clubs, bars and country clubs. Last year, Americans bought about a billion-and-a-half bottles of distilled spirits. The most popular sizes were the pocket-shaped pint and half-pint—779 million bottles worth. Today, two out of every three drinks served are served at home — or at least not in cafes, night clubs, bars and country clubs. One of the biggest boons to distilled spirit sales, informed observers report, has been the burgeoning cocktail hour — burgeoned by women. Proof: Holland House {Time* H«r«ld, Carroll, I*. Tueiday, Oct. 20, 1959 Sales, which markets non-alcholic cocktail mixes (you add the liquor' in super markets, reports a fiOO per cent rise in sales since 1950. In 1950 with the Korean War ; thundering, vodka began a pheno-' menal climb toward popularity.' , Today's sales: 15 million gallons. I i In the American mind, vodka is 11 he Russian national drink. Its tra- j ditional American competitor is : gin. In the decade from 1948 to 1958, gin sales rose by 10 million gallons. i Rum consumption doubled in i ; that decade. j | And whisky sales climbed 600 •, \ per cent. There are 50 states in the Union. i There are 50 different laws gov- j erning the buying and drinking of spirits. These laws change as you cross — or fly over — state bor-1 ders. ! Seventeen states are in the. NEW MEMBER DRIVE RICHMOND, Va. tAP) — The Junior Chamber of Commerce drive for new members is rabbit- ing along in high gear. Here's the gimmick: A rabbit, which will become many rabbits soon, was given to Richard E. Glenn, chapter president. When he got a new member he passed the rabbit along to another member who must hold it until he gets a new member. The member who doesn't get a new member — and quickly — can go into the rabbit business. HOME FROM HOSPITAL (Timed Herald New* Service) MANNING — Lawrence Irlmeier has returned home from Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, after spending some time there. • •• "We Iowa transportation workers* just like lowans m so many otfeer fields, can tell you first hand how the brewing industry creates more Jobs in every section of our state. Last year, for example, the industry spent over $6,600,000.00 for rail and truck transport services in Iowa. That means more jobs, more family income, more business for everyone in tte Iowa transportation industry, Then, look at the 23,000 jobs for lowans regularly employed in tfee brewing industry ... or the$25,000,000.00 spent for taxes on beer sold in Iowa (reducing our own taxes by that amount). No matter what field we're in, we all feel the benefit, because . . . ~0» M«N», Scran ton W.S.C.S. Has Second Annual Citizenship Coffee Herald N>w» Service) SCRANTON — Fifty ladies attended a Citizenship Coffee held Tuesday morning at the Fellowship Hall at the Methodist Church. The event was sponsored by the Department of Christian Social Relations of the W.S.C.S. under the chairmanship of Mrs. Gardn e r Fey. Serving on the committee were Mesdames Dwight B a i r, Clyde Barr, Jim Jones Sr. and Robert Parris. United Nations flags were on display and Mrs. R. A. Neary poured at the coffee table. Speakers were Mrs. Kenneth Juergens who spoke on United Nations, Mrs. C. G. Hanna who spoke on UNICEF, Mr. Robert Mosier who spoke on Government at the Town Level and Mrs. John Still who spoke on National politics. This was the second Citizenship Coffee, one having been held last year. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Meyers of Waverly, were overnight guests of their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buenneke on Wednesday of last | week. j Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buenneke spent Ihe weekend in New Virginia at the home of Mrs. Buenneke's brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Carl haage. I Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Warrick of ', Ml. Vernon, Wash., and Mrs. Ruth , Mosher of Worthington. Minn..' stopped one day last week to call on Mr. and Mrs. B. A. MacDonald. Mr. and Mrs. Warrick and Mrs. Mosher were on their way to the east coast by car and trailer. whisky business, operating 'he stores whore you buy the bottles. Oklahoma, a dry stale, went wet last year. Liquor now rnsts morp in Oklahoma than it did in the bootleg days before 1958 According to a recent survey, there werp morp than 20.000 illegal stills seized during 1958 — a raid record close to that of thp Prohibition Era pp.ak. These stills produced approximately 55 million gallons of moonshine and were sold to the public for a gross of $1 billion. According to fhp Licensed Beverage Industries. Inc , there are more persons engaged in the moonshining business than in narcotics trade, counterfeiting, forgery, organized gambling or any other form of organized crime. Survey figures show that America's skid rows account for only 320.000 alcoholics. Hospital, clinic and Alcoholics Anonymous records show that only 270,000 persons are under treatment for alcoholism. A study by O'Hollaren and Wellman reported in What's New shows TWO OUT OF THREE arr rlninj? it at horn*. there are 4.5 million ak'oholirs in Arul so. the. typical American the U.S. today. It seems, therefore. dlcholir hns sone underground His that most of them hirlr thfir habit ; lifo, job and marriage do not ap- so well from friends and employ- prar to be unstable. Even his phy- ers that they are harrlly reoog-' sician in many cases is unawara nized. „ that he is treating an alcoholic. Now! Brand New j||ffff IT0! 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