Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Aug 25 1957, Page 33

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 25, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaWives to Sec How Many had policies. All of them had or were interested in having one Type of policy simple burial insurance. One wife summed up the feelings of the group when she said at least i d like to take care of my own funeral expenses. My whole life i be been dependent on somebody self support in t the Only problem my married friends have either. If anything happened to the fear of loneliness might be unbearable for my Friend. But me i know All about this matter of loneliness it is the chronic disease of All single people widowed unattached or divorced. Loneliness no longer frightens me. For i be Learned to fill my time purposefully and put extra Effort into organizing my social life. It s True that during her twenties a single woman is fairly self conscious. Hos Tessing a party alone or going to an Allair dateless is hard. But poise comes with years and Long ago i made it my business to have fun when i was out. If you doubt that Bachelor girls have Gay evenings look around at the next party you attend. Chances Are the. Married mammas will be clustered in a Corner talking recipes and kids. Across the Way poor Little miss Smith will be enjoying herself with half the men. Shell probably be trimmer and More stylish for she is not tempted by neighbourhood Coffee latches and refrigerator nibbling. And she takes special care of her hair and clothes on a More lenient budget. As everyone knows of course clothes Don t make the woman. But As a lot of married women seem to forget conversation does. Miss Smith has probably kept abreast of current affairs ideas books. Her horizons extend beyond diapers and the Pat. Men Are attracted by her stimulating talk and miss Smith can go stronger and last longer in pursuing fun. After her Day s work she does t carry around the emotionally draining problems of a growing family. R have some wonderful examples around me of older friends who for one reason or another never married but managed to find satisfaction. Sarah is one of them. A nurse she served our country in both world wars. Today she is a supervisor in a Large general Hospital. Warm and sympathetic she has not Only saved lives eased pain and helped bring a Genera Tion into the world but she has been the Sage adviser to most of her friends. Socially Sarah is wanted by everyone and whenever you see her at a party some worried father or husband is quietly spilling his woes before her. She has Learned the great Art of listen ing and saying Little but of making her few words meaningful. Helen is another singular single woman. The most popular teacher in her school she has organized a drama group a service club and numerous other extras for her you she said to me recently maybe i made a big mistake by not marrying and having a family of my own. I Don t know but i do know that i be had hundreds of children in my life and i think i be been Able to make life a Little better for a Jot of she has too for Helen like Sarah and Lois and countless other unmarried women has remained charming and tender and feminine throughout her life. She has found what everyone seeks respect love friends work and the feeling of being needed. Should you feel sorry for such a per son self conscious about her guilty because of her i should say not in some ways the single woman does live the life of a Bird in a gilded Cage. But unlike that musical miss she s neither to be pitied nor censured with this specially packed trademark to tone Ren to Lone pen with Piggy Bac refill i .69 Frei Piggy Back refill you pay Only you get 2 Piggy Back refills 1 one in pen one extra both refills have 2 Point 2 Ink supplies and they re Piggy Back i wow Back pc school of Lei

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