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News, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1974, Friendswood, Texas PMC NEWS November 1914 The News At the O AREA CALENDAR Published by Suburban Frit news sino December Dedicated to the and of the and VIRGINIA CARPENTER BUNNY City Editor City Correspondent CAROLYN Society Editor Editor FENWICK Correspondent Advertising Sales Published each Thursday at 107 West Texas Phone Second Claw Postage Permit Paid at SUBSCRIPTION RATE Annual weekly 10 All deliveries by Power of Positive Reading Aesop was You can cry wolf too Another way of saying It Is that scare headlines may frighten away the very people who need the This Is the finding of a study conducted by University of Michigan Journalism professor Robert He ex reader reactions to a cancer research story under two headlines encouraging and Persons exposed to the encouraging headline were more apt to read the story and lo remember more of what they he The modem moral Campaigns for safety and other public he ought to use supportive messages rather than shock Meaningful Involvement Spell Trouble For Married Couples By Don This pail I have had more than a dozen people come lo see me about marital In almost every It was too lar to salvage the Each one asked question When and where did we go wrong The question was academic for most of Maybe for you It Is a timely Several years ago a seemingly happy marriage fell The wife When did I go to sleep at the switch She had taken for granted her husbands and suddenly he was not the marriage was and today Is a happy Maybe you should ask the Am t taking my marriage for granted There arc three basic reasons for divorce 1 21 and 3 I would Imagine that ninety per cent of all marriages which find one of these reasons as basis for By far the greatest of Is Much martial Is caused by money The stress that comes from such or clashing puts streon the For one man fell In love with a girl half his On the surface it would seem that the wife and husband were having sex Counseling with both of they came to realize that their problem was She wanted an expensive and expensive He worked overtime lo earn living standard lhal she As he worked longer and longer he lei his appearance She nagged him So this sweet young thing fell for told him how great he he found comfort In her When husband and wife found the cause of they concluded that she could live on less and that he would stop seeing young they are happily Their children have the stability which comes when a Mother and Father love each There is another Interesting factor In marital It seems that summer brings more conflict to Psychologists say thai hoi weather causes people to be Irritated and I believe thai ll Is more than I feel that In dealing with one senses what I call the vacation Children and Youth cant wait for They want parents and teachers off of their Teachers are exhausted by Plant business professional people all look forward to vacation It but vacations mostly dont do what they are supposed to For one thing families have too much Parents and children are thrown together In a way that they havent been for almost nine Relationships have a way of being abrasive after first short hours of small everything costs too fun parks are all out to milk the tourist people come home worn out and the people at homo have had lo double up to allow others to go on Instead of summer being relaxed way ll Is supposed to vacations make work load All of this puts a tremendous on the What are some answers none of us have all the You have I am In there Is all too few Clergyman stand ready lo but are limited on time with their other Same way for Medical The County Area needs more marriage I think each family could seek guidance through good books on The Public Libraries are an excellent I am convinced that the best foundation for a home Is the Though it Is not always true that the family that prays together stays I would say that the Lord gives a family a firm foundation for What ore your thoughts on subject Do you think that we need a Family Counseling Clinic in Write lo me here al the NEWS or give me a call Boat Show Saturday Movie On NOVEMBER 14 The Gulf Coast Sail and Power Goat Show will open at the Watergate Yachting Center and will run through November Hours arc 10 to 9 through Saturday and 10 to 7 on Tickets are for adulis and for children under NOVEMBER te There will be a Democratic Grass Boots Movement meeting from 3 to 5 in the Surt Room of the Nessler Recreation Center in Texas All conservative Democrats who subscribe to the philosophy of George Wallace are invited to There will be a Saturday movie session for kid at the Anders Gymnas on San College South Campus at 10 and I The Jerry Lewis movie Dont Give Up The Ship will be shown and admission Is one Letters Rights Act Hailed Dear Editor The Equal Rights Amendment simply reads Section Equality of rights under the law shall nol be denied or abridged by the United States or by any Stale on account of Section The Congress shall have power lo by the provision of their Section This amendment shall take effect two years after date of It simply says that sex will not be a factor In determining your rights and each person will be treated as an Individual under the It applies only to governmental actions and It will nol interfere or private The ERA was first Introduced In Congress In 1923 by the National Womens Parly and passed In the Senate on March 1972 by a vote of 84 to That same year 80 per cent of the Texas Stale legislature voled overwhelmingly In favor of the ERA The people of by a of 4 to the Equal Rights Amendment lo our State There Is a very well financed and well organized movement going on now In the Stale of Texas to have the Texas legislature vole to rescind the ERA The Senate of the United States has ruled that Is not constitutional by slating once a State has exercised Its only power under Article V of the Constitution and ratified an amendment It has exhausted such and that any attempt lo rescind such ratification Is null and Many respected and highly qualified organizations composed of competent Individuals from all areas of our society have thoroughly researched and examined the Impact of the ERA legislation on all facets of legal Interpretations on existing laws and needed Some of the organizations and persons who support the ERA amendment to tho Constitution arc Democratic and Republican Party Presidents and 4 National Womens Political Caucus Association of University Women Womens Christian Union National Education Association National Organization for Women League of Women Voters Common Cause Church Women United Jewish Council of Women American Bar Association National Secretaries Association American Civil Liberties Union American Federation of Teachers American Nurses Association Brilh Women National Board of YWCA National Womens Party United Presbyterian Church Womens Christian Union of Labor and the Womens and many more that I have not had room to Organizations opposed lo ERA are Daughters of the American Revolution John Birch Society Ku Klux Klan American Party Lifeline If you want more facts on the effects of the Equal Rights please contact me by calling I would be gbd lo explain It and the policies of the National organization for For Francis Hicks Bay Area Rights Act Opposed Dear Editor This Idler concerns the womens liberation movement and the proposed amendment Equal Rights I strongly object to NOVEMBER 18 Registration for the ACT Tesl for college bound students closes Regis tration packets may be obtained from any area high school for a fee of The will be administered through County on December The Galveston County Commissioners will meet in a Workshop session 1 and hold ers Court at 2 It will be t Austin at of Mainland Fine Am Building at area high school and students and Hl dent are Invited to Coming Up Pearland Although I do favor equality for women and equal pay for equal Equal pay for equal work Is a popular phrase used to the real Intent of the which Is to destroy the American woman In her role as wife and Equal pay for equal work Is already to both men and women under many existing forms of federal Including tho Fair Standards Act and the Equal Opportunities I base my opinion that the lib movement Is Immoral and hypocritical from reading material put out by tho Nall Organization For Women the leading supporter and pusher for the as well as reading books by libbers such Born by Caroline The Feminine by the founder of Betty Also Lesbian by Kate NOW a woman has the right lo define her own sexuality whether homosexual or The ERA would legalize homosexual marriages because lo deny iwo males to Iwo females a marriage license would bo sexual Then next so they could adopt The American Civil Liberties Union has joined NOW and other lib organizations Is trying to force protective regulations for hiring to be An excellent example The Is involved In the weight test requirements of the New Orleans Police requires a 68 height and It Is our contention this discriminates women because their average height Is only Tho ACLU tiled suit against the tf the suit Is successful the ACLU stated they would probably get Involved In similar areas like the fire I dont want lo wait until my house Is burning to find out thai a ST woman was nol strong enough to save my I really doubt If they have our best Interest In These requirements are for OUR protection and OUR The ERA will also affect our children In many other like mixing all classes In grades whether you like It or Very shortly this will go Into Also there will be no more little league girl boy scouts and straight down the Remember but equal Is outil must be What happened to freedom of choice Textbooks are another area concerning our They arc removing Mother In roles that show her feeding a baby or cleaning Most law authorities agree that the ERA will Invalidate which require that the husband be the source of support for his Also do you want to lose your source of support for his Also do you want to lose your right lo be exempt from military do you want to be forced by your employer to lift more that or to share a restroom with a man These are only a FEW areas affected by the 1 belong to an organization trying to prevent these horrible things from Happiness of Womanhood seriously urge anyone Interested In learning more about HOW or what you can do to preserve OUR rights lo contact me after 4 Take time NOW lo at find out both sides of In a few months ft may be too Judy Smith She Enjoys NEWS Dear Editor 1 want to let you know how much I enjoy your paper The NEWS having recently been given one yean paid up subscription tor which I appreciate so and being a resident of Pearland for sixtyone years and former Postmaster of Pearland for thirty years from 1914 to 1944 consequently t know many people In that My laic husband John Reasoner and Maz I McCormack attended the Friends Church from 1928 to 1932 therefore I know many people there Including the Cecil Allie Sue Bales and the Bakers the Bowles and family and many so in reading the NEWS I see names of old friends both In Pearland and Friendswood which bring back sweet memories over many At present 1 am a patient at Rest Home In Durango having suffered a stroke In came nut here to be nearer and I enjoy column by Don Willis In the I send my regards to an and May God bless each Very John Mazel Reasoner NOVEMBER 14 The League of Women Voters will meet from 9 to U at the Lutheran The JV football team will play at Dickinson at 7 NOVEMBER 15 This will be an day for teachers In the and a school holiday for The Oilers will play at Dickinson at NOVEMBER 16 The Girls Candy Drive begins and continues through Novem ber There will be a blood drive and free breakfast at VFW Post 4202 Walnut from 8 lo 1 NOVEMBER 19 There will be a story hour for preschoolers at the Pearland Community Li brary at 10 The Young ers will meet from lo In the high school Babysitting will be The Rotary Club will meet at noon at Fords The Lions Club will meet at at the Loins Club building on The Pearland Elemen tary PTA will meet at In school auditor There will be a Plays for the Living presentation and the school choir will NOVEM BER 20 The Chamber of Com merce will meet at noon at Gregorys with Compton as the NOVEMBER 21 VFW Post 7109 and their Auxiliary will meet at at the Post at the Library at 10 anyone Interested in Ing a volunteer tot the Friendswood Atn Convalescent fcr information call pat The Planning and In ing Commission will men i City Hall at NOVEMBER IS This will ho u day for teachers and a schoo holiday for NOVEMBER II The Forest Bend Host Owners Association meet at the subdivision put at 2 NOVEMBER The Friendswood Junior Sewing Group meet at 4 at 504 Mnt The Westwood Elf tary School PTO will n In the The City Council mil hold Its regular ai at City NOVEMBER 19 The Friendswood 411 Horae Group will mm n at the home 406 Melody The regular meeting of the Welcome Wagon Club will be held at the Cathode Church social hall at 11 The program be a book review by NOVEM BER 20 Municipal Court will bf held at City Hall at NOVEMBER 21 There will be a Senior Adult Get Together at Friends Church from 10 to All adults In the community in Invited to The planning and in Ing commission will meri it City Hall at NOVEMBER 14 There will be a meeting SWEETIE PIE Subscribe To Me NEWS 4827501 Federal Court Amends Contract GALVESTON The threeyear contract for West Gulf ports was amended In Federal District Court here The agreement Included adoption of the general contract for clerks and an amended agreement applying to ports In Harris and Counties and an amendment on the manning of Harris County It ef t wty to
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