The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah on April 13, 1975 · Page 37
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The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah · Page 37

Provo, Utah
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Sunday, April 13, 1975
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Page 38-THE HERALD, Provo, Utah. Sunday. April 13. 1975 Utah Women Frances Barlow Expresses Love of Children FRANCES BARLOW speaks of her 21 years in working with children in an interview held recently at the Daily Herald. Mrs. Barlow will retire this week from her position as Coordinator of the Child Development Laboratories at Brigham Young University. With '1775' Theme By RENEEC. NELSON Herald Women's Editor Some people have a profound love of children. Frances Barlow is one of these people. She will officially retire Friday from her position as Brigham Young University Coordinator of Child Development Laboratories — a position she has excelled in. Her retirement will culminate 21 years of work with children at BYU and two years at Utah State University. It seemed appropriate to interview Frances last week since this was the "Week of the Young Child," and few educators, social workers, or even nursery school administrators have had more impact on the young than Mrs. Barlow. She is the wife of Joel Barlow, who retired two months ago as Utah County Agent. They are the parents of four children, the youngest of whom is an RN at Utah Valley Hospital. Always Loved Children "I have always loved children," Frances observed in her Daily Herald interview. "Even when I was very young I loved to teach Sunday School and Primary classes. At one time my goal was to have an orphanage." A student assistant once asked her, "How do you make the children listen to you?" A child piped up and said, "She doesn't make us listen, we want to listen!" In watching the rapport Frances has with children one can understand why they want to listen. They can't be fooled — and they know she cares. She recalled how children who need special help become particularly important to her — just as a mother's own children do. She taught one little child who was very rebellious, and it seemed to her, in comparing him with other children in the class, that he didn't seem to hear well. She told the parents of her experience with the child and the concern she had about his hearing ability. The parents had tests done and found indeed that the child had a hearing loss. When this was corrected, his personality also showed marked improvement. Another time there was a little child who kept blinking his eyes and thrusting himself right on top of the story books. Mrs. Barlow said, "It wasn't much to go on, but I wondered if this child could see as well as he should." Again she alerted the parents and it was found that the little nursery'school child could not see sufficiently enough to ever learn to read well. It is this discernment of the physical needs of children, along with her understanding of social and emotional problems, that makes her a highly qualified teacher of the young child, and also an exceptionally talented coordinator over those college students who work with children. Works With "Y" Students One graduate student wrote, "She had a love and understanding of children that was phenomenal. She knew how to handle children; and many times I would just sit back and watch, then follow her example." (She supervises both graduate students and student teachers). Frances has been just as concerned with these teachers she has guided as with the children. Another supervising teacher said, "I've never seen anyone show so much love." One thing she established several years ago was the presentation of a pewter pitcher to the top student teacher under her direction. The pitcher, she said, symbolized the "pouring out of love." The first such pitcher went to a male student who is now teaching at the University of Texas in child development. She is leaving all these special memories (retiring one year early) in order to join her husband who has accepted a Annual Art Ball Slated Friday at Museum TWO COUPLES INVOLVED in planning the Art Ball for Friday are Dr. and Mrs. James A. Mason, left, in charge of entertainment,' and Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Bowen, decorations. Mrs. Mason is seated at a harpsichord and the two women are examining a colonial flag, two symbols of the 1775 era. The Annual Art Ball will be held at 8 p.m. Friday highlighting the 1775 theme. It will be held in the Springvi lie Museum of Art. The mood of the evening will be set with the entire museum lighted by candles, and decorations featuring the patriotic red, white and blue. Refreshments will feature recipes of Thomas Jefferson including pecan pie and French vanilla ice cream. Jefferson actively promoted the domestication of the native American pecan tree, and on March 25, 1775, Jefferson sent pecans to George Washington who planted them at Mt. Vernon. Dancing will feature the Colonial Six under the direction of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Allred. They will be in authentic costume and will feature music in keeping with the bicentennial theme. Included in the entertainment will be the appearance of Benjamin Franklin protrayed by a special Springville guest. A group of players trained by Homer Wakefield will perform colonial music on instruments of that period, including recorders and harpsichord. Rather 1 than a formal floor show, entertainemnt will be on an informal basis, repeated several times to small intimate groups. In keeping with the period, a town crier will announce the events and will also introduce several readings of the period. Patrons of the ball will be Dr. and Mrs. Morris S. Petersen. In charge of entertainment will be Dr. and Mrs. James A. Mason. Decorations will be under the auspices of Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Bowen; publicity by Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hinckley; and tickets by Jeffrey M. Roberts, or they may be picked up at the museum or at the ball. A ticket donation will give a membership in the Art Association as well as entry to the ball. foreign assignment in Iran to supervise model farms. She is hoping to acquire a teaching assignment in Iran at the same time. (She had an opportunity to teach at CCH in Hawaii but preferred to go with her husband). Born in Utah Frances was born in Centerville, Davis County, and was a homemaking education major at the University of Utah, but in her senior year she took a child development class and said "Iknew this was what I wanted." She taught home economics for two years in high school in the Granite School District then was married. Joel Barlow had only one year to go so they both went to school and she earned an M. A. degree and he later received his M.A. She then taught at Utah State University in child development then moved to Cedar City where Mr. Barlow was inspector and agent for 10 years. During this time they had their four children. They then moved back to Provo and he was appointed County Agent. The year after she had her fourth and last child she was called into President Ernest Wilkinson's office because a former Utah State student of hers had used her as a reference for the BYU Nursery School job. President Wilkinson decided then and there that she was the one for the job, so she started in part-time taking her one-year-old daughter with her to school; then moved into full-time when the child began kindergarten. Quality Motherhood When asked if she felt her years of teaching had deterred her effectiveness as a mother, she quickly replied, "I haven't felt that I neglected my family, because I tried to give them a great deal of love and made a special effort to remember birthdays and special events by giving consideration and thoughtfulness." Have her years been rewarding? "Life has been perfect," she reiterated". "I'm glad I began teaching again when I did." In a final tribute to children she said, "When I see a child, even a little child I don't know, I want to give him a hug, or squeeze his hand." This is love, and this is Frances Barlow. ,, , . ,. V - i.v.. '"••*'xyv \A/->Vf'V ^ * X.X «''•'*' • ''" '' "^ f~'' CATHERINE LYNNE GARRICK Catherine Lynne Garrick To Wed William D. Tooke Mr. and Mrs. Ilyn D. Garrick, Provo, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Catherine Lynne to William D. Tooke, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Tooke of Orem. Their marriage will be solemnized June 4 in the Provo LDS Temple. A wedding luncheon hosted by the parents of the bridegroom, will be held at the Riverside Country Club following the ceremony. A garden reception will further honor them that evening at the home of the bride's parents at 1720 N. 1450 E., Provo. Friends and relatives are invited. Miss Garrick graduated from Provo High School in 1972 and also graduated from LDS Seminary. While in high school she was affiliated with Sub Deb Sorority. She was the recipient of the Amanda Knight Scholarship to Brigham Young University and has since graduated as a registered nurse. She is currently employed at a local hospital. Mr. Tooke is a 1971 graduate of Orem High School and LDS Seminary. He is now attending BYU where he is majoring in business. Following their marriage the couple will reside in Provo where the bridegroom will continue his studies. Skirts of the 30s are new for spring. Everything from dirndls and full circles to pleated, hip- tucked and side or back wrapped styles. Even sljm skirts have inverted front pleats. ATTENTION!!! JUNE WRIGHT'S CATERING ... is now booking weddings full time. Call for a" date for your exclusive wedding arrangements. Phone 2254764. Serving all of Central Utah. Wrap-arounds, capes and smocks are featured in Donald Brooks for Main Street designs for spring, 1975. 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