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?UIS., AUGUST 21, 1962, lake Charles American Press 1 f)p A tt ARRY Embers of Love Could Fade in This Romance making all her own dpf felons and | pened to me, and t was annoyed 'being her own 'boss'." ABIGAIL VAN BUREV DEAR ABBY: I have been with the FIRE DEPARTMENT less DEAR ABBY: Not too long ago, than a year, and the girl I am I redecorated my living _room. Itj WEEK'S CALENDAR TUISBAY, AUG. 21 The SPEBSQSA meets Tuesday, 7:30 p.fn., 1710 Hwy. 14. Social Dancing night for adults Would You Wont Daughter To Work for a Newspaper? By CELESf VtH SWLfef at first. B«t after thinking It .vet,! only, High School Park tion center. 8-10 p.m. Civil Defense Women's Police p.m., in Her application tor admission to a journalism school came and she sent it to me to fill in some recr6a '! of the blanks. "Would you want your daugh- I was flattered. court house basement. Chennault AF Base, Skyway going with ha, told1 me if 1 want ^'^ ^ «*£™ >R ,* TROUBLE: Sbe toM yo« to marry her I had hotter 11 n n nirin Vn%ii Kn)h mT; noinhhnrc nn sbr was married, 'so vmt've cot something else to do for a living because she refuses lo put with these crazy hours. Should I try to talk her into marrying me ^'here I anyway, or should I find another my neighbors on she was either side of me have put up no beef! wallpaper and drapes exactly ; even asked me CONFIDENTIAL TO A BUTCH- Service Club: 8 p.m., Family Fun Time; and 8:45 p.m.. Social Mix. The Southwest Louisiana Coin ter to work friend jibed, parodying,'of'course, the dilapidated old cliche of our time. "Would you want your to marry. . ." etc. started to say "] response of any parent! club meets Tuesday, 7 p.m.. at wn ° wants his children to avoid I was going to college but the education really belonged to thosa men in the office who haggled over my courses, nagged m« abotrt my grades, dipped curiously into my textbooks and fed m* soup and hot-dogs on those days when I'd spent my last nickel on carfare. They were hard on me. I can still hear the police reporter who gave me his Monday off saying j bitterly, "So you made a C-minus, au [ huh? On MY day off the best you But they were equally hard on the pitfalls he lurched into, my teachers. The English profes- j ROOKIE. i DEAR ROOKIE: Better find another girl. If she's burning to marry you. she won't throw cold water on yMir job. . , . . the Calcasieu Savings and Loan - i •— —-~« ..1™, One even asked me Unload your problem on Abby. buil(lingi 1155 Ryan street There miss all the pain and, instead, to sor who gave me a C-plus on the m /u ? s ' a For a personal reply, send a self-; will be a trading session and a! make a million dollars. I theme they had helped me write ^teltolXS^K.-""- 1 - -"J- """*"* " SSdlSS-UwS?^ band said , s ta,W be flattered. Abby. care .r to.paper KXrJ™J&£lFS£ Tell me. honestly wouldn t you be For Abby s booklet, How To g g616 j annoved if this happened to you? Have a Lovely Wedding," send! ' -.««.„.„«;„„ j,,,,o nt ~n, .-„," • --"- '-- - — - Business and Professional Worn-, de P lc ssion days of the 30's. ANNOYED. ^50 cents to Abby. Box 3365, Bev- DEAR ANNOYED: It HAS hap- erly Hills. Calif. But the fact that it was an ap- j about tne bonu s marchers really plication to a college reminded; ncard from *em. me of something - my own ap- j Want my daughter to work fof plication to a college during the a newspaper? If she should be so lucky I'll know a good fairy at- DEAR ABBY: Do you recall your answer to a young girl <or maybe it was to her mother) when you were asked to settle he question of when a girl is "her own boss"? MRS. A. C. Mature Love Is Antidote For Successful Adoption en's club meets Tuesday, 7 p.m., I w as able to make appication, tended her birth. for program, at Simpson Method- MISS WHITE CASTLE OF 1962: Miss Betty Collet, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Collet was chosen over a field of 23 beauties at the annual Sugar Cane festival held last week. Miss Collet will represent her city at the parish Sugar Cane Festival to be held in Plaquemine on Aug. 25. She is a Junior at McNeese State College and is a member of Chi Omega sorority. Adopted children are ten times trists, and heads of adoption agen- more likely to develop severe \ cies believe that in most cases DEAR MRS. A. C.: It may not emotional disturbances, although, it's because of the parents. br verbatim, but this is close: "When a girl leaves her parent's ist church, 1611 Highway 14. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21 ercrafl ' because I had a newspaper job, a j Stores Pair Soys Vows by Candlelight home, pays her own room and ment, then she has the privilege of choosing her own company, they make up less than one per- Some parents are emotionally ° nly , ^ Wednesday, 8-10 p.m., > %vore a Phi Beta Kappa key on cent of the child population. immature, others transpose their «'?" School Park recreation cen-; his walch chain '»r. Mrs. Georgia Earle, m- Ceramics classes are Beach Party Goes YOUNG MODERNS All Wrapped Up.' Are you planning a picnic at he beach? To make sure the sand •von't "season" your foods, t h e American Meat Institute suggests .. ou serve supper-in-a-package. Shape thick patties of ground beef, arrange each on a square of aluminum foil, top with a thick slice of tomato and onion. Season with salt and pepper, then wrap securely in foil. Carry to the picnic - one for I what a price one pays for a each serving — and cook the un-! secret marriage! wrapped packages over glowing j . . . roals about 15 minutes to a side, I "I fear that I've made a terri-! g' rl « very understanding and •urning once. Sandwich the picnic-i We mistake by getting married; alw ays offers me very good ad- burgers in buns, which have been secretly," writes a 17-year-old VJce - ..•arried along in their store wrap- g' r '- She's had a lot of bad breaks ;>ings. "1 figured my parents wouldn't and people shun her. I will be 18 They make mighty good eating approve, so we eloped to another; in three months. Don't you think full-time job at the munificent pay of $12 a week, and because the men who ran that newspaper „. .. ._ „ _. , had a reverence for education. Chennault AF Base, Skyway; c ,,. Service Club: 6 to 9 p.m., Leath- , Som , e ° f t j tem , w , er f. ^""8 men " -'— ; 7 p.m., meeting for j **o had attended fine Eastern L_» GrouD I colletes. One was an old univer- p ' sity football star. One, an editori- adultsjai wr iter who didn't last long. STARKS (SpU _ ln a candle . light service, at 8 p.m. on Aug. 18, • r ., r . i- .u j i iei. mi a. ueuiKm j^ai ic m- „ , , marriage vows were exchanged Confronted with this disturbing infertile frustrations on the adopt-, slructor 'But many of them were men between Veda Ray .Johnson, board, buys her own clothes, pays "statistic," writer Bernard Asbell ed child, and still others aren't j '. who had very little formal school- daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph for her own dental and mrdical uncovers the "hidden" dangers be- sufficiently pre-counseled as to 1 Ceramics classes are taught inc and f or tna , rcason thev nnr. in n ,, ?„(,„„„., ~~j i i 't>..___n carr. finances her own education hind adoption and the conditions the rearing of an adopted child.! Wednesday, and pays for her own entertain- conducive to adoption failure. Of the 50,000 couples who adopt i P.' m " , g . ,, * „ V^'M"" , ' „ „„„ r , . . f tion center by Mrs. A. B. Nevils. .,.. . , ,r>Vi vnar on iwt a ^r.i-,i m-mata. •> when they learned I was going . , Lake Charles Duplicate Bridge to try to work and go to school iwiih'^hT'Rev" G-Trtherd discovered that of the 120 chil- pective parents are free to go to a , club meets Wednesday. 7:30 p.m., i they had an informal staff meet-1 lr o {fj c j a ii ne white drcn he had treated in the last doctor, a clergyman, a lawyer, | in the Coffee Shop of Majestic ho- j ing I o decide how they could help l' used as decorations five years, Ifi or 13.3 percent had anyone who might know an unwed tel. Second Wednesday of each. me by rearranging hours and as-1 been adopted. A similar discov- expectant mother, and arranged month is Master Point night. ; sigTimenls and swapping days off. 1 ^ e bride was given in mar- cry was made by the Children's an adoption privately. TLJIIDCHAV xnr 11 ' ln exchange for this I had to! riage ty, hcr fajthen *j he wore a Service of the Menninger Clinic Drs. Catherine S. Amatruda and ' nUKiUAT, AUb. Lit j lake , he courses thcy considered Rown of . lace and pea de S0le ' Her which showed that in a six-year, Joseph V. Baldwin in studying Review course in social danc- 'important, subjects they wished:, ? f . lUus ! 0 , n * as hc ! d ., by j period, adopted children repre- 100 children placed for adoption , j ng for adults only, taught Thurs- they had had the opportunity to j m . a '_ cnin g P i N b o x embroidered sented 11.3 percent of its child pa- by licensed adoption agencies and day, 7-8 p.m., High School Park study themselves. ; see P earls - tients - 100 privately adopted children re- recreation center by Frank The city editor to my youthful T "e britj e is a student at Me. am and 14 '"* ^ for thal rcas °" they nur -R a y Johnson, and J. L. Bussell, ^ ^ a college education. Dr. Marshall D Schechter. an each year. 20.000 adopt, private- eminent California psychiatrist,: ly. In 48 of the 50 stales, pros- Secret Wedding May Be Costly By VIVIAN BROWN AP Newsfeatures Writer I friends with an older girl — she's j 26, and my mother says she does i not have a good reputation. She 1 does not want me to see the girl or | bring her to the house, but the And more recently, a child guid-; vealed that of the agency place- i Blackburn. eyes appeared to be an elderly ance clinic in Cleveland found that j ments, 76 percent were termed Golden Age club meets every fellow. (I know now he was prob- 10 percent of its emotionally dis-j "successful," while only 46 per-, second and fourth Thursday, 2-4 ably 35 ) He had come up through .__...,.. _unj... u.j u j... . cent were -successful" of the pri- p.m., High School Park recrea-; a ha rd' school, supporting an in- vately adopted children surveyed, tion center. : va ijd mo ther by selling newspa- Corroborating the results of the I Ceramics classes are held • p ers on fa e streets of New Or- Amatruda-Baldwin study, anoth- o h u r s^d a^y, 6:30-9 p.m., ^High leans and later driving a taxicab. They said he had only gone for hungry swimmers! FREE $ 1 S J Kolor-Bak POMADE GRAY HAIR Nothing to Buy! state. 1 have not had the courage j I should be able to choose my to tell my parents because we,own friends, especially since my have had a number of quarrels, mother doesn't pay any attention And 1 don't know whether 1 real- to me?" ly love my husband after all. traught children had been adopt ed. What then are the facts responsible for the wreckage of so many adopted children's lives? Psychia- Sf. Raphael CD A Names Com m if fees er study not yet published, re- School Park recreation center. vealed that only 46 per cent of the private adoptions were successful. Although intensive preliminary interviews of prospective parents by good adoption agencies might Chennault AF Base, Skyway Service Club: 6 to 9 p.m., Leath- ercraft class. FRIDAY, AUG. 24 through the sixth grade in school but so great was his passion for the written word that he had educated himself. 1 can hear him now wrangling Dixie Squares Square Da n c e with a yellow-skinned, cadaverous conceivably reduce the failure; club meets every Friday night, old desk man over my schedule. connected with privately adopted; 8-] i p.m., at Drew Park recrea-, It was not mine to reason why. children, widespread adoption via tion center. All area square danc- i - —- adoption agencies does not seem ' ers invited. feasihle - ' Pre-Teen cluh for 9, 10 and 11 And again, what about the 24 year-olds have classes' in ball- Neese State college, where she is majoring in Physical Science Education. The groom is employed at Younger Bros. Inc. hi Lake Charles. They will make their home in Lake Charles after a brief wedding trip. PHOTO COPIES Ot Birth Certificates, Wedding Llcentei, Discharge Papers And Other Document! While You Wait MAC'S CAMERA SHOP IOWA 'SpU—Committee chair- Should I tell mv nartnu now n,- Is '' P ° SS ' hle your molher is T" n"'' 'iT'' ^'r ? aphae! ' Cath ' P^en! unsuccessful a g e n c y- : room clancing Friday 7 . 10 p.m., hhnuld I tell my naients now 01 more a)erl ln yom . pmblems Ulan ohc Daughters of America, were atloplcd ch iidren, whose prospec-' wait ami see it my husband and ; you lhink , Perhaps things you've appointed recently as follows: ! live pare nts supposedly under- can make a go of it before I (ried lo Discuss with her were Miss Lois Leger. retreat; Miss went intensive preliminary intcr- } e " 1 7™ \ dldlhe w ™"8 tnin § ? i trivial and she thought they would Mary Nell Pousson, education: views? J aont like to admit it. j resolve gracefully or that she'd ; Mrs. Richard Vest, legislation;; Many child welfare experts feel It is going to be difficult to : like you to make some decisions Mrs. Frank Genius public rela- j that proper counseling of prospec- make your marriage work on this i on your own. i lions; Mrs. L. J. Landry, social'tive parents, both those who adopt welfare: Mrs. Frank Natali, char-i privately or through agencies, i basis. You are missing the joys j : that newlyweds should experience , —the fun of planning the home, She seems to be quite aware of-.. ... _ _, . . .,. .. ^ . ,, , . . , -, ,. , your association with this girl Ity; Mrs ' Dan shendan - Clvl1 De ', should be inaugurated, and that ^ ' ' FOMP/I «!»tirt ninlitirin crr»Fnt^f ! Mt i« xu^ti^^frtliMi-* V»*s r» ^t^\*«tt»n/Mir- High School Park recreation ceil- Morning Duplicate Bridge club meets Friday. 9:30 a.m., at Bevo's. First Friday of e a ch month is Master Point day. i College Oaks Fun club meets' | ; their future. D 1 o 11 i n e and has no hesitanc y in express- v 8 ing her opinion of her, obviously and highway safety. Also. Miss Lucy Foreman, vo- this counseling be a continuous affair, with parents reporting at cations: Mrs. Genius and Mrs. S. ; specified intervals over a period Just send coupon plus 25p for mailing and handling and get FREE-a $1.50 jar, regular retail size, of amazing new Kolor-Bak Pomade. Apply Kolor-Bak Pomade as you would any ordinary hair groom. Watch gray ness be replaced by youthful, natural- looking color—and so GRADUALLY that your best friends will never notice the change. Excellent for both men and women. Send coupon TODAY to Kolor-Bak, 657 W. Chic?7o Ave., Chicago 10, Dl. Friday, 7-10 p.m., for dancing the recreation center. i Beginners' ceramics cl a s s e s held Friday, 911 a.m., and 1-4 p.m., High School Park recrea- DISCOUNT REVLON NAIL POLISH 16.95 LADIES' WESTCLOX 11 WRIST WATCH v SPECIAL! 20 0 OFF 1.95 | You are living for this or that y 8 ° 0<1 'A. Donaldson, Iowa telephone; \ of years to assure the success. I moment of fun, but fear and un-1 You see the best in your new Mrs. Alfred Ardoin, Lacassine tel- ful rearing of the adopted child; tion center- certainty stand in you way. i friend and people who have had ephone: Mrs. Donaldson, custodi- and proper orientation of the ! Chennault AF Base, Skyway I Your parents could offer good bad breaks often have profited by an of robes. "adopted" parents. ; Service Club: 6 to 9 p.m., Leather- i counsel. Straightening out y o u r the experience. But if she isn't i Miss Rosabel Landry, lecturer, Mature love, couched in under-! craft class; 7 p.m., card games; i marriage could give you a firm-i your type, her counsel may nol; spoke briefly on "Court Eti-i standing and emotional stability is i and 8 p.m.. Tuna Time. —o— r foundation for affection a n d i be helpful to your own way of quette." including pointers on con-j of course Ihe anlidole. But aclop- rase doubts. If your marriage is; life. duct at meetings. '•• tion success is also dependent ' r COUPON GOOD FOR FREE *1!° SIZE KOLOR-BAK POMADE NAWE STREET CITY ZONE STATE , Offtr Expire! Sepl 10, WJ LIMIT OF ONB erase wrong, it could be the time to dis-i Aren't there girls of your own A date for the retreat for the upon its administrators, namely, solve it, so that you and your bus- age who'd make good friend s? aged and sick will be announced, purents, adoption agencies, doc- band can find happiness else- Perhaps you are becoming Ion Mmc-s. Vt-st, Sheridan and Wai- : tors, clergymen and a host of olh- w 'here. de-pendent on your mother, and lace McGee were appointed lo the er "interested" parties and Ihe No matter how much you loved she wants you to begin assuming; committee for the September adoption counseling they receive each other whr-n you married, i responsibility. meeting. i and give out. considerable strain on your emo-| ----- :— — lions has taken place, and it could be ruinous to your future happiness together. But it could work out perhaps, if your parents gave their blessing and helpful assistance. Here's a letter from a girl who feels she is neglected by her mother: "Ever since I was a child I have been seeking my mother's love. She never has time for me and when I ask her something important, she forgets to hear me out if the phone rings or some one drops into the house. She'd never 1 think to ask me about it again. Sometimes she says Til sleep on it' or 'I'll think about it' but she never mentions it again. i "My mother is active in everything in our town. My father is ! on the road a lot. I have made ALUMINUM SCREENS AND DOORS BBe "' QuX Custom Built • Licensed • Insured Barnhifl Sales Co. 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