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10A « Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sun., July 28, 1974 fAYtTTEVILLE, ARKANSAS But Interested In Politics Spock Rewriting Book On Child Care ·:.NEW YORK (AP) - Dr. . Benjamin Spock, pediatrician, presidential candidate and peace protestor, muses on a theoretical problem that a Spock baby may have in rais- ifig his or her children. '·''."'"I-'can see a 10-year-old coin- Ing to the mother or lather and announcing he or she wanted lo Jry sex or drugs or something. And the bewildered 'countering with, 'Wei parent I wish 'you'd wait until you were 15 like I did." '"'Dr. Spock laughs his almost booming laugh as he hypolhe- ·sizes. He's not really serious. ·It's'just interesting. He's really more interested these days in promoting his brand of "demo- cratic socialism" and bursting the rumor that he changed his mind about how to bring up baby. The author of "Baby and Child Care" is 71 years old now -- still a strident 6-foot-4, still riding his five-speed bicycle in Central Park every day. still his own best public relations nan. He's working on the fourth version of Ihe famous book -first published in 1946 -- that has sold 26 million copies and been translated inlo 32 languages, including Urdu, Bahasa and Tamil. DESEXING BOOK "I'm in the middle ol dcscx- ing it," says Spock, who de- told ibcd himself as a former Ic chauvinist. "We were all dsts. Gloria Steincm once d me Kreud and I were re- jnsible for all sorls of sexist itudes. I was delighted to ve been put in the company Freud, but thut was just the icral altitude then." n the new version, which he pes to have out in about a ir, baby will be referred to he or she -- instead of just It will not always be moth- doing this or that. It will be 1 parent. Jpock, the adored baby doc- whose book is as warm and endly as he is, turned many Dthers against him when he Dtested against the Vietnam war in the late 1960s and ran as a presidential candidate in 1972 on the People's Party ticket. He also says his political activism has caused him and his wife, Jane, to get a whole new set of friends. His old establishment friends found themselves no longer compatible with the man who marched besides hippies in the 1960s, was convicted of conspiracy in 1968 and sentenced to two years in jail (later overturned by a higher court), and preached there was no difference between the Republican and the Democratic parties so the only hope was a third party. Spock spends six months of the year sailing -- either on the 35-foot kct Virgin Isla er 23-foote off the coa ing to ge changed t but he say zy about t The rest in a Man the chic E lures six month, do week durir dergradua estcd then the fedcra I'm old h He spea care, edu was asked he keeps in the his legal address to the Virgin Islands lattan apartment on )st Side. He still lec- to eight times a ' were very inter- on politics, baby ;ion and recently sexuality. "That surprised me since I am a known conservative in that area. What was even more surprising was that the students were enthusiastic about what I said." Spock donates his honorariums to the People's Party. He also finds time to write a monthly column for Redbook magazine, and to collect $60,000 a year in royalties from his famous baby book. What influence has this man had on the generation he helped bring up; the generation that bjirned draft cards, took over administration buildings at the universities, replaced and a n d g r a p h i c vocabulary, marched on the Pentagon, crusaded for Eugene McCarthy, slumped for George McGovern, fled to Canada and Sweden to avoid the draft and generally defied authority? Was there indeed, as Spiro Agnew was to say when he was wowing them from the podium, a "Spock-marked" generation? Spock says only to a small degree. "I think I played some part in making parents trust their children more than parents in previous generations did. But actually, than said much more Important punishment and Dewey children are wild to learn if you just give them the proper materials. I was really picking up and advocating the concepts of Freud and Dewey.' The conservatively dressed doctor also maintains that the permissivist label was never pinned on him until after he entered the mud-slinging world of politics. '.'I was not missiv 1st until called a t per- I was indicted Adrift Four Months Last Year Sea Adventure Planned By Couple ·:NEW YORK SAP) -- Mara-i ly'n and Maurice Bailey relaxed "On an overstuffed sofa in their roomy Manhattan hotel suite how had in a small raft in the almost without hope recently and talked about : just a year before they huddled Pacific, "'after nearly four months adrift. '" They had endured blazing sun ' and chilling winds, drenching rains, hunger and fliirst, the threat of sharks, and moments of despair as seven ships passed without seeing them. "'-·' The eighth, a Korean fishing 'Vessel, spotted them on the 119th day and now the British . couple, having each regained some 40 pounds lost during the .ordeal, have written a book, ^·Staying Alive!" It tells how they managed to do just that after their 32-foot sloop went down 250 miles from the Gala- "pagos Islands in March 1973. "' Bailey, a printer, and his "wife, a tax officer, were on their way to settle in New Zealand when a whale struck the vessel, named Auralyn in com- Ibination of their two names. ""''"We didn't have a sense "danger, because we were on shipping lane and felt a ship would come along in a couple of weeks," said the 41-year-old slightly balding Bailey. "But ,hcre was the shock of having o leave the immediate security ot Ihe yacht for the very in- not only in- foot 6 dimensions were to prove almost unbearably confining, making it impossible for Ihe 5 foot 4 Marlyn and 5 foot 11 Maurice ever (o lie down. Though Ihey had to stay im- To pass the time they made playing cards and dominoes out of log book pages, played word secure life raft.' The raft was iccure but its 4 der the the raft's time for canopy most of protection from sun and rain, they also had a rubber dinghy, from which they fished with hooks made from safety pins. Fish, an occasional bird and tuilles caught by hand sustained them, along with rainwater and a meager supply of cans they had salvaged from their sailboat. "It seemed unnatural to eat food raw, but when you're hungry you soon get over your revulsion," said Mrs. Bailey, who celebrated her 32nd birthday on the rail by opening a rusty tin of rice pudding. , read the two books they lad .rescued -- and talked. "Two thirds of our time was :aken up by planning our next racht and our next adventure," Urs. Bailey recalled. "There vas nothing ironic in that. We lad lived on board the Auralyn 'or four years, so it was a mat- ,er of replacing a home. We enow we would get tired of a land-based home." They drew plans for Auralyn II on pages of Mrs. Mailey's diery, in which they also kept track of the days and recorded their acivitities and emotions as they drifted some 1,500 miles. At first they attempted to row the dinghy toward the Galapagos Islands while towing the raft but were thwarted by the current. Eventually, Bailey admitted, "I knew we had lost every chance we had to reach safety on our own and I realized that once we had crossed the shipping lane that connects North and South America our chances to be found would be nil, even though we could have ived for two or three months. "Discomfort was the worst .hing to endure," he went on. ...... 'The lack OUt, of being able to to move, to relax. All we could do was sit in the .ife raft and sleep where we sat." "It took us five months be fore we could walk properly without getting tired and our legs aching," added Mrs. Bailey, who had gone down to 80 pounds from her normal while her' husband had gone from 160 to 120 pounds. Physical problems aside, the Baileys managed to find "an area of peace in which we grew very tolerant of each other and tolerant of human beings in general." "It has probably drawn us closer together, although we had always had a closeness, 1 ' Mrs. Bailey explained. "0! course, we must have had a stable relationship to undertafa the trip in the first place." "Our relationship was not an alliance of expediency," her husband broke in. "We had re spect and affection for each other that was always there. iVithout.- the teamwork involved our chances of survival would lave been diminished. "The trip itself taught us the jasic values," added Bailey, who declared emphatically that his. wife's moral support, leadership qualities and enthusiasm for life were what kept him going. "We seem now to have the right priorities. Having been so close to death we feel there are [ar more important things in life than materialistic values." Nevertheless, they are happy about the Auralyn II, a 45-foot yacht being built by a British boat yard according lo the general plans they worked out during the long cramped hours on the raft. Now living on a small island in the English Channel, they expect lo be on the move again by nexl summer. "One of the things we plan to do is go to Patagonia, where we'll study marine life,". Bailey said. "Having spent four months observing sea creatures in their natural environment, we'd like to get back and study them more closely." Clothing Revolution Seen DON WHISNANT -".' .. .to lead mm church |New Church ^Organized ', Plans are underway for the f newly organized Baptist Temple Jot Fayetteville to purchase land ;and erect a building imme · diately, according to Don t Whisnant. the pastor. : The congregation is currently I meeting in the Zion-Oak ; Community Building on Olc · Wire Road. Location of th 1 permanent building has not ye · been decided. · However, in addition t '· Whisnant, the congregatio : already has a full-time yout : minister and a full-time secre ' tary. : Whisnant said the congrc · gation has extensive plans fo : its work in Fayetteville in ; eluding a Bible Institute, · Christian Camp, a home fo teenagers who need specia · attention: a home for the eliiei . ]y and a Christian Schoi : providing classes for childre : from kindergarten through Ih · 12th grade. ' The pastor, a graduate · Lynchburg Baptist Collegi ' Lynchburg. Va.. the Bapti: : Bible College in Springfieli ^ Mo. and the Bible Bapti · Seminary in Arlington, Tex : has served as associate past! ! of several churches in Virgin! . Texas, Ohio and Arkansa ', during his seven-year ministr . He is married and has a thre ; year-old son, Jonathan. Theft Reported SPUINGDALE -- Change and ; bills totaling $108 were reported · stolen from the Big D Station · and Car Wash at 1304 Young · St. Friday afternoon. Also taken were a money bag and a m u f f i n ' pan. ; An attendant at the station : told police that the change, ; including 75 one dollar bills, two · rolls of quarters, a roil of : dimes, a roll of pennies and · other loose change, was taken "· from the cash drawer. Business Uniforms Become 'Career Apparel' NEW YORK (AP) -- A othing revolution is taking ace in hundreds of American usinesses. The firms involved ill it coordinated clothing or irporale identity apparel -- iey "rie'ver'call it uniforms. But hat they are talking about is enerally known as "career ap- arel." Steam Thrashers Hold 20lh Annual Show PAWNEE, Okla. (AP) -- The team caliope pumped out "Or usanna" as coal smoke am list drifted .through the bottom and of Black Bear Creek in a .irn-of-the-centtiry afternoon. Women in bonnets and men n greasy over-alls bustlec irongh the crowd of about 3, 00 Saturday us the Oklahoma team Threshing Association tagetl its 20th annual show. Twenty-one steam threshers nost dating to the early 1920s nd World War I years chugged and coughed througt 1 hreshing contests, pulling cxhi jilions and parades. The coal-burning engines nost from Oklahoma and sur rounding states, also were pu o work grinding corn and saw ng cedar shingles for mo mentoes sold lo the crowd Nearly 7,000 persons were ex peeled to attend the three-da show. The caliope. resurrected from .he nearby Pawnee Bill Mi seum, and bluograss bands per "ormcd as Ihe public addres system announced a plowin exhibition by a "110 Case"--th largest steam tractor produce by Case Implement Co. The 10 horsepower iron mon- A typical female career appa- el outfit includes skirt, pants, mic, blouses and dresses, all the company's colors and ometimes inscribed with the ompany's logo. Accessories uch as jewelry, scarves, hand- ags and hats can also be part f the ensemble. A man's outfit consists of a lazer, several pairs of coordi- aled slacks, matching tie and everal shirts. Career apparel is used pri- larily to outfit white collar vorkers in a wide variety of nisinesses including not only he airlines and car rental agencies, but also insurance companies, realtors, automobile d e a l e r s h i p s , financial in- ililutions, administrative per- ;onnel and even funeral direc- ors and some chicken farmers n New Jersey. Nearly half a million Americans are wearing this type of clothing today and spending between §50 and $60 million on it, according to estimates by the Institute. By decade more Career Apparel he end of the han a million people will be wearing such clothing and the market will be between $150 and $200 million, the institute predicts. "More and more companies are recognizing that career ap parel is a highly successful way of presenting a distinctive im age of their organization to thi public," notes Howard A Wolfe, executive secretary o the institule. "Because of th proliferation of service in dustrics there is a strong neei for corporate identity." rogram there had been a 27 er cent increase in response lo s recruiting efforts and a 20 ?r cent decline in employe mover. Fabric used for the apparel mst be durable to stand up un- er everyday working condi- ons and must be economical T employes to maintain, 'olfe notes. Skirts, pantsuits nd blazers are primarily made 100 per cent polyester double nits that are completely wash- ble. Shirts and blouses are enerally made of polyester lended with rayon or cotton abrics that are permanent ress. Another savings to em- loyes is that when cleaning nd maintenance costs are in- urred they are tax deductible, le institute says. Clothes competition, with one mploye trying to outdress the ther and spending more than e can easily afford to keep up s also avoided by the use ol ompany-supplied outfits, Wolfe oints out. Still, he adds, there s little fear of regimentation. "Employes are encouraged to mix and match the differen pieces of an ensemble in order o maintain a sense of individ lalily," he says. As one em ploye of an apartment selecting ervice in Dallas explained, vear these clothes off the job s o m e t i m e s . Nobody e v e iuesses I'm in uniform." Money Stolen SPRINGDALE -- Dwaync James, 1301 S. Pleasant, told police thai $40 was laken from an overnight bag left under a bench at Parson's Stadium early Friday morning. Businesses have found tha the apparel can be an aid i company recruiting, espcciall; with women entering the bus ness world for the first time since it means that employe can avoid the major expense o a "working wardrobe," Wolf ster chugged and hissed into i reports. position -- where it effortlessly j An official of a New Yor dragged a 12-bottom plow, r i d - bank, which outfitted some 8C den bv six men. through the I men and women tellers, sal sun-baked -soil. ' t h a t since the bank started il NOTICE LINKWAY FURNITURE APPLIANCE Will Be CLOSED FOR INVENTORY MOM: JULY 29th Interstate Motorists ignore Plea For Help JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Carl Garner says he tried or more than three hours to lag down motorists on Inter- tate 95 and get help for a oung woman trapped under ier overturned car. By the lime police were noti- ied and arrived at the accident scene, Melody Sharon Rice, 23, vas dead. Garner said he was a passen- !er in the convertible when it lew a tire and went oul of con- .rol before dawn on Friday. He said he was thrown clear as the car soared about 70 feet over an embankment and landed on its top. Garner, who suffered a broken shoulder, said, "She called me and then I called her. She was talking but said she couldn't move. I told her to lie still; that T was going to try and get help." Garner'said quite a few cars massed on the interstate without slowing down. "I started standing in the middle of the road," he said. "I could hear the brakes squealing, but I guess they thought I was some kind of idiot." He told police he thought he fell asleep a few times but kept waking up and trying to flag down a car. Deadly Collection Jean German'n of Mineral Springs poses wiih a collection of copperhead snakes killed in a 30-niinute period in a garden. Germann spoiled two snukcs ut dusk. Lat- er, using a flashlight lie and a neighbor, Mrs. Virginia Bowers, killed eight more for a lolul of 10. (TIMESphoto hy Ken Good) Portugal's African Territories Told To'Start Life Of Own' LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- ing immediately the idea of the President Antonio de Spinola told Portugal on Saturday that it is three time for African the country's territories to start a life of their own. "The time has come for the president of the republic to reiterate the right that recognition oF the peoples of the the Finally, a car that passed him stopped and had then backed up, he said. The driver asked what happened. "He gave me a blanket and said he would notify police," Garner said. Portuguese overseas territories have for self-determination, including the immediate recognition of their right to independence," the 64-year-old general said. In a national radio and television address, Spinola declared the door open for talks on the final procedures to grant independence to Mozambique, Angola and Portuguese Guinea. "As of now we are open to all initiatives regarding the start of the projected work, programming and execution of the decolonization process, accept- three territories to gain their political independence," he said. Spinola set no date lor proclaiming their independence, but diplomatic observers said it probably would be soon. There have been reports that Spinola was going to make a trip to the the near future. In Kinshasa, Zaire, the National Angolan Liberation Front said it has launched "a major offensive against the Portuguese, army." It claimed guerrilla troops had overrun and destroyed a Portuguese military post in Luvo, Angola, killing all its defenders. It did not .say how many soldiers were killed. Portuguese soldiers have fought guerrilla movements in all three of the territories for the past 13 years. There have nol been any official reports of any recent serious military incidents. by the federal government in the spring of 1968. It was a month later that the Rev. Norman Vincent Peale Jr. -- 1 always like to throw in that hes Nixon's New York City pastor -- preached a sermon in which he said the younger generation, by which .1 believe he meant their opposition to the war in Vietnam, was caused because Spock told their parents when they were babies to give them instant gratification. "He obviously never read book. But you have no idea how popular the idea became. Everyone was searching for an explanation as to why young people had become so obstreperous, so unpatriotic as to'· oppose a war. I became a marvelous scapegoat. Spiro Agnew made it practically a major campaign issue; again: and again he made speeches. I used to think of myself as a friend to all parents. SUDDENLY DANGEROUS Suddenly I was a dangerous person. Women wrote to me and said, 'Thank God I never, used your horrible book. That's why my children are responsible.'" Spock's politics have gone full circle, starting with the father who looked like and admired Calvin Coolidge and instilled in his son the virtues of the Republian party and the es- ablishment. He was a New 3eal Democrat for most of his adult life, campaigned for Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 and ;hen, as he puts it, "Johnson knocked the blinders off." The white-haired doctor attributes the success of "Baby and Child Care" to a number of factors. "First of all, it was cheap. It was 25 cents when it first came out and now it's 95 cents. That's still pretty good for 650 pages/And it's a mine of information. It contained both the psychological and the physical. Previous · pediatricians' books were just rules of thumb. Like, if a baby sucks his thumb, put some nasty stuff on it." Spock was one of. the first doctors to intern in both psychiatry and pediatrics. His book was friendly and not dictatorial. Spock believes the most fundamental thing that has happened to young people is that they no longer are intimidated by authority. And he thinks that's good. Spock's mother, who lived until she was 93, brought Ben up in a very strict manner. "I was the most intimidated child you've ever seen. I was scared of dogs, policemen, I was such a goody-goody all my life. Even w b now when I see a policeman I wonder what I did wrong." His mother was ill in '19BB when she was told her son had aeen arrested. The response, :rom the mother who trusted her son, was simply: "Well, I'm sure it's for a 5ood cause." AGTE304FA BEAT THE HEAT ... If you cut your grass with a fishing line, you'll have more time for fun. Trim Weeds and Grass in S-Minutes on a job that normally takes an hour Lawn Equipment Sales P.O. Box 611 · 521-7071 Fayelleville, Ark. 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