The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on April 22, 1986 · Page 7
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April 22, 1986

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 7

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THE BAYTOWN SUN Tuesday, April 22, 11 7-A "*• '* (DIMENSION Gymboree Let child develop motor skills gradually, without pushing . AND MRS. CHARLES A. Harlan Sr., of Baytown wUl celebrate •their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. CApril 27 at Cedar Bayou United Methodist Church. Friends are in- vvlted to attend. Their children include Charles A. Harlan Jr., of :iPalacious, Jerry D. Harlan of Baytown and the late Sylvia Ludtke. iThey have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Harlan Jis a retired farmer. They are members of Cedar Bayou Baptist •Church. Club news Furbee Duplicate Bridge Winners of the Furbee Duplicate Bridge Club for April 12 in North-South division were Iris Jones and Loreda Neville, first; and Vera Turner and Eulalia Davis, second. East-West winners were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Paul, first; and Rose Cleveland and Miles Wright, second. Baytown Duplicate Bridge Winners of the Baytown Duplicate Bridge Club play for April 15 in North-South division were Lenora Bridges and Dottie Enderli, first; Marty Hoover and Marge Zeglin, second; Peggy Atkins and Mary Brown, third; and Mary Kiber and Loreda Neville, fourth. East-West winners were Ruby Jennings and Pat Swanson, first; Pat Martin and Sybil Fisher, second; John McKee and Mack Meigs, third and Grace Irons and Helenna Kimball, fourth. Grace Methodist Women Frances Fagan will host an April 23 retreat for United Methodist Women of Grace United Methodist Church at her home on Lake Livingston. The book "Breakaway" will be the basis for the retreat program. The church van and other transportation will leave the church parking lot at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be furnished by the hostess. Lorene Stein and Marie McClurg will host a salad luncheon for the Outreach group at 10:30 a.m. May 14 in the snack area. Elizabeth Summers, assisted by Mary Gene Wyatt. led the concluding session of the study on the Book of Daniel. Marceine Lanham was hostess for the meeting. Epsilon Psi Epsilon Psi chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international organization for women educators, will meet at 7:30 p.m. April 24 in the home of Benny May Thomas, 2204 Mockingbird Lane. June Hunt and Mary Frances Petrash. guests, along with Grace Ffrench, chapter member, will present the program, "A Trip Through America During Washington's Time." Officers for 1986-88 will be installed. They include Gertrude Marsh, president; Dewolyn Hullum, first vice-president; Beverly Dornburg, second vice president; Mary Jane Bickley, recording secretary; Mrs. Ffrench. corresponding secretary; and Charlotte Laughlin, treasurer. President Mary Turner is in charge of the installation and will be assisted by outgoing officers, Carolyn Francis, Mrs. Laughlin, Carolyn Hearn, Jane Russell and Pam Murray. Natalie Huckabee will serve as new parliamentarian. Hostesses for the meeting are Brenda McCoy, Sue Jennings, Lyla Nettles. Ms. Bickley and Mrs. Ffrench, chairman. Kathryn Wright, scholarship chairman, has announced that chapter members wishing to apply for a local scholarship should turn in applications by May 1. Dianna Walton, chairman of Personal Growth and Services, presented awards to the nine students who won in the Epsilon Psi Sesquicentennial essay contest at the Baytown schools Sesquicentennial ceremony held April 19. Banquet reservations for the May 15 founders' day banquet must be returned to Mrs. Laughlin, banquet chairman, by April 30. Texas Delta Gamma Texas Delta Gamma of Baytown will observe its Founders' Day with the annual Bluebonnet Breakfast at 8:45 a.m. May 3 in the Derrick Room at the Holiday Inn. Marie Garrett, president; Frances Pickel, incoming president; and Gertrude Marsh, program chairman; have planned the breakfast. Treasurer I.G. Angel is in charge of reservations. The Bluebonnet Breakfast closes out the year for the sorority. New officers will be installed at the breakfast with their term of office beginning immediately. At the April 3 meeting, Mrs. Marsh presented a program on the "Runaway Scrape" during the Texas Revolution. She described the crossing of the San Jacinto and Trinity rivers by Texas settlers, who were attempting to evacuate the area before Santa Anna's army reached East Texas. Jeanette Bigler hosted the meeting in her home. Judy Crow, chaplain, led the group in the opening pledge. Dana Gann presented the "Texas Truth" on Jean LaFitte's occupation of Galveston Island in the 1800s. Ollie Enderli, incoming program chairman, announced her committee will begin work on the fall programs. Members are Sammy Courville, Mrs. Pickel, Lois Fulton and Mrs. Marsh. BAYTOWN AREA Crisis: 422-2292 WOMEN'S Off ice: 427-2421 CENTER By KAREN ANDERSON DEAR KAREN - My husband can't wait to play ball with our toddler (18 months), who is not that much interested in actually "playing ball." He loves to chase the ball and makes attempts at throwing. When can we expect to really be able to play a good game of catch? — L.P., PORTLAND, MAINE DEAR L.P. — Throwing is a complicated activity involving a whole series of motor or muscle sequences. It takes precision to let the ball go at just the right moment. Catching involves the use of the hands and eyes together to intercept an object in space. It takes experience and judgment to know just when to coordinate all those muscles. At about 2, a child will roll a playground ball while sitting. He will also make some attempts at throwing the ball overhand. Around six months later, he will begin to follow the object with his eyes as he throws it. His distance in throwing will in- JEFF WALTERS Sterling senior in Who's Who Jeff Walters, a senior at Ross S. Sterling High School, was named to Who's Who Among American High School Students for the 1984-85 edition. He is the son of Robert Burl Walters and Wanda Ann Walters of Baytown. Walter has been active in Key Club for three years and served as treasurer. He also served as lieutenant governor, division 28, Texas-Oklahoma 1985-86. In Junior Achievement he was named vice president of marketing in 1984; vice president of production, 1983; vice president of finance in 1982 and vice president/corporate secretary. 1985. Other club affiliations include Christian Student Union, Spanish Club, German Club and Chess Club. Heirport MASON Gail and Alan Mason of Crosby announce the birth of a son, Alan Cade, on April 2 in St. Luke's Hospital in Houston. He weighed 8 pounds. Grandparents are Albin and Lillian Kulak of Crosby and Glen and Dale Mason of Baytown. Great- grandparents are Lydia Kulak of Crosby and Millie Krizak of Baytown. crease to about four feet. He can now probably bounce and catch a playground ball once with both hands. By 3, he can throw the ball about six feet. He will begin lo catch it with his arms and body when it's bounced to him. He can now bounce the ball two or more times with both hands. At 3':; he can catch the bounced ball more accurately, though he'll still use his arms and body. You may begin to see him shift his weight to throw the ball, indicating more sophistication in the use of his entire body. By 4, he can usually catch a thrown playground ball with arms and body. Catching is especially difficult due to the speed of the object being thrown. Rarely is a 3- to 4'-year-old able to catch a ball coming through the air. To make playtime fun for both of you. keep in mind what your toddler can do. This will assure his feeling that he has mastered some skills and will also eliminate unrealistic expectations. Follow this sequence: 1. Roll and catch a rolled ball. 2. Bounce a ball individually or back and forth between parent and child. 3 Gradually increase the height of the bounce and distance between you. Always begin where your child can do something easily There- is great pleasure in pure accomplishment. At your son's ago just rolling is recommended A rolled ball is easier to track visually. Also, a rolled ball is slower than a thrown one, so the child has time to get into position to receive it. A ball being rolled toward a child is also less threatening than a thrown nail. Balloons, beanbags and scarves are much easier to catch and throw than a ball. They are perfect for introductory experiences and suitable for indoor play. ( Always remember to take safety precautions with popped balloons and beanbags.) When your child first begins to toss the ball, have him hold it slightly below his waist and simply let go of it by spreading his hands apart Be sure the ball has enough air in it so that it will bounce back into his grasp. As a child begins to learn to throw a ball, the movement force originates when the child flexes his arm, moves his shoulder foward and extends his elbow Suggest he step foward to transfer weight into the throw, using the opposite foot from the throwing hand. When catching, continually remind the child to look at the ball, rather than at the person throwing it. So. what may seem like a simple j>ame of ball is really very complex Don't push the child and let his natural skills evolve naturally Karen Anderson is a columnist for \ewspuper Enterprise Association Floral prints splash fashion scene By Florence De Santis After years when they were almost completely absent from the fashion scene, prints are back, splashing bold patterns and bright colors over everything from casual sportswear to cocktail clothes for spring. Even swimsuits take to the new themes. Florals still come up strong, relaunched by the Missoni's famous cabbage rose knits of a few seasons ago. They're popping up on dresses, pants and even casual clothes, such as dolman tunic T-shirts at Westside. Jim Heilman scatters- cabbage roses over his wrap- skirt yellow sundress. Two-piece dressing often calls for a knit top with full skirt. Irene Wallender makes the skirt of pink cabbage-rose print black cotton, than appliques a motif from the skirt on her black cotton knitT-top. When floral prints aren't roses, they're in spaced modern- art or splashy tropical designs. Eklectic spaces deep purple and red sharply defined nosegays over a dolman, full-skirted yellow shirtdress with a crushed cummerbund midriff. Jennifer Carr covers a red and royal jumpsuit with loose jacket massed in red and yellow tropical blooms — all in silk. Some designers now simply outline the floral prints and don't fill them in solidly with color. It's a look influenced by Japanese art, and Morton Myles likes it in embossed cotton jacquard. The huge blossoms are traced in red and left white against a jade background, which is repeated in the fitted, ribbed midriff. At Gordon of Philadelphia the look is done in fuchsia and navy roses that are partly filled in on a white skirt in impressed pleats, and repeated in larger size on the shoulder and opposite hem of a blouson dolman knit T-lop. Other prints, particularly on sportswear, highlight fruit this spring. Sometimes it's a single motif, such as big watermelon slices on a swimsuit. I.B. Diffusion centers a pineapple on a black-and-white striped cotton sweater. But Evelyn Pearson scatters a whole fruit bowl across her tank- top white playsuit. Gitano does a group of oversized shirts in colorful fruit print, to mix with pants in any of the colors. Lean jeans at Brooke Shields Jeanswear are covered with bananas and peaches and are worn with a banana yellow shirt. Monsoon of London uses black, brown and white Guatemalan Indian theme in a mix of diamond zigzag shapes. Children's toys, including tops and teddy bears, are spaced over sportswear cottons. At Nik Nik, while swirls pattern a black sleeveless shirt over black pants in white scribble print. Anne Pinkerton prints black letters on scribbles for an oversized shirt worn over a tied camp shirt and pants in herringbone pattern. WEDNESDAY ONLY $99 AUCTION Absolute Close-Oit K-R SURPLUS LUMBER 9010N. Gwtfc Saturday, April 26, 1986 10:00 AM 421-2268 Mother's Day & Graduation Very special gi/ts from a very special store. Open till 8 on Thursdays. Fih that empty comer. Soft«n that angular wall. You can do it with this 6 foot silk fkus tree torturing a real wood trunk in a brass ton* container, and you don't need a green thumb to get results. At this low price, get yours early. Quontitiwaf* limited. Don't miss out! Com* by and save! Regular M99**. Cosh & Carry Only. ITEM 515C BR rniture Star* hour*: Do»ly »-*. Sat. 9-4, Qoeed Sunday 427-80601 711 WEST TEXAS AVi • MOTOWN

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