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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1970, Indiana, Pennsylvania Evening GateHe Tuesday Jan 27 1970 Josephine Brown Installed As Worthy Adviser By Rainbow Girls Josephine Brown was in stalled as worthy adviser of Indiana Assembly 111 Inter national Order of Rainbow for Girls at the 42nd Installation Ceremony held Inn 1 in the Grace United Methodist Church The daughter of Mr and Mrs Hugh H Brown of 357 S Sixth Indiana Jo is a sen ior at Indiana Area Senior High School where she is an active member of Scndracs the dramatics club and in the Fulire Teachers of America Club She is a former member of the Evergreens Rainbow Drill Team and sings in the Chancel Choir of Calvary Unit ed Presbyterian Church Jo is also a member of the Rainbow vocal quartet Installing officers were Dar Icne Haput past worthy advis er Linda Thompson past worthy adviser Sherry Mc Curdy junior past worthy ad viser Lizz Kerr past worthy ndviser was installing marsh al Joyce Botsford installing chaplain Joanne Pease in Malling recorder and Mary Belli Sayers installing musi cian Other officers installed were worthy associate adviser Di ana McHenry charily Sue Btillers hope Barb Ogden faith Robin White recorder Cathy Sawyer treasurer Deb bie McCormick drill leader Linda Artman chaplain Ruth Jones Love Anne Willison re ligion Dotti Todd nature Carol Altimus fidelity Debbie Stamm immortality Cathy Botsford patriotism Janell Haney service Sandy Road armel confidential observer Vicki Reed outer observer Betsy Nesbit choir director Gifted Children Program Explained To PTA Members The topic Gifted Children presented by Dr Robert Hermann at the Jan 20 meet ing of the Brush Valley PTA Dr Herman pointed out that gifted children from nil over Indiana County are selected each year to attend classes at Indiana University of Pennsyl vania every Saturday morning from 9 until 12 noon Mrs Alice Davis of the County Superintendents Office is in charge of the program which consists of social s c i ences humanities and fine arts There are programs for all grade levels Mrs Margaret Brinks was In charge of devotions The attendance banner was awarded to Mrs Mildred Wic kens first grade Mrs Mary Balthaser won the door prize COMING EVENTS THE BOYFRIEND The Boyfriend will be pre sented by the IUP Masquers tonight at at Fisher Auditorium The musicalcom edy is being performed for the benefit of the American Asso ciation University Womens Fellowships and Scholarships Fund Tickets may be purchased at the door HOAG1E SALE Crusaders Class of the First United Methodist Church of Marion Center will sponsor a hoagie sale Saturday Jan 31 To order call 3972418 Or ders may be picked up at Dale Millers ELDERS RIDGE PTA Eldeis Ridge Elementary PTA will meet Thursday Jan 29 at at the Elders Ridge Senior High School Noie change of meeting place There will be a panel dis cussion KATHARINE BROWNLEE CIRCLE Katharine Brownlee Circl Graystone United Presbyterian Church will meet in the home of Mrs James Shaw 294 Ol ive Wednesday Jan 28 at S Bring Christmas cards WELCOME WAGON CLlB Welcome Wagon Club w i meet Jan 2h at 8 at ihc I Baptis The piu jirarn Know Your Police will be oreinud H u r r y Owens chief of ihe Boiough Police Department HOLLPKl DINNER Si Annes Greek Catholic Church of Clymer will hold a Holupki and Chicken Dinner on Sunday Feb 1 from 1 to 5 at the social center ai St Church Marsha Vnn Dyke musician Shrlia Fyork and assistant musician Chris Jack Choir members are Shelly Ballard Knlhy Fiscus Cindy Pease Sue Walters Joanne Buchhoit Carolyn King Con nie Evnns Susan Cope Cindy Mountain Amy Wilmoth Sue SOCIETY NEWS Mary Catherine Gordon Weds Walter J Blucas Holiday Wedding Solemnized At Blairsville Methodist Church Josephine Brown Ruddock and Pam Penrod The following were introduc ed publicity Carolyn King scrapbook Barb McCoy flag bearers Sue Hilc and Kathy Smith pages Sue Blough Cin dy Shoff Karen Yourd Sandy Calhoun and Sue Bloom Vows were taken at the al tar after which Mrs James George offered a vocal solo The new worthy adviser was then presented a nosegay of yellow gardenias by her broth er Doug Brown The Rainbow crown was placed upon her head by jr PWA Sherry Mc Curdy After assuming her office the worthy adviser introduced her parents and gave her mother a corsage of yellow gardenias She then gave a speech concerning youth and welcomed the advisory board She also remembered her old er brother Captain Ken Brown who is in Chu Lai Vietnam The new mother adviser for 1970 Mrs Joyce Beckwith was installed by Mrs Martha McSparrin grand deputy of District 2B Mrs McSparrin also In stalled the new advisory board Mrs Norma Aho Mrs Joyce Beckwith Mrs Beverly Botsford Mrs Margey Ditch Mrs Marie Hammond Mrs Margo Jones Mrs Betty Mc Gregor Mrs Lois Moore Miss Virginia Randolph Miss Betty Rowley Mrs Marge Scheeren Mrs Agnes Smith Mrs Dag ney Smith and Mrs Charlotte Wetzel Miss Rowley past mother adviser presented Jo with a Rainbow Bible a gift from the advisory board Mrs Jones presented Sherry McCurdy with a past worthy advisers pin The ceremony was closed by the worthy adviser with a ben ediction prayer offered by Rev William James Legge A color scheme of yellow was carried out at the tea fol lowing installation in honor of the past and present worthy advisers The information books were yellow also with a cover portraying the elements of the Sacrament of Commun ion The marriage of Mary Cath erine Gordon and Walter Jo seph Blucas was solemnized Jan 10 at 1 in Newman Center Rev Jerome Weiksner per formed the double ring cere mony Wedding music was provided by Leonard DeFabo organist and Robert Zori cou sin of the bride Parents of the bridal cou ple are Mr and Mrs Elmer E Gordon of 1370 Water Indiana and Mr and Mrs Walter Blucas of Boswell Escorted in marriage by her father the bride appear ed in a floor length gown of angel peau and Venice loce The empire waisted bodice featured a wedding line with Venice lace trim ming the sheer yoke insert and sleeve inserts The Ven ice lace inserts were repeated on the detachable chapel length train which fell from the back waistline For her headpiece she chose a bouf fant elbow length veil of bri dal illusion attached to a camelot hat of angel peau edged with a row of pearls She carried a cascade of pink and white fancy carnations Mrs Robin St Clair of In diana was maid of honor Miss Mary Pat Tomei of Greens burg the brides cousin was bridesmaid The attendants were attired in rose pink Aline gowns of bridal satin trimmed with matching lace Dior bows of bridal satin and cascades of light pink fancy and red min iature carnations completed their ensembles The best man was Tony Mothers Marchers To Be Treated By Area Groups Mothers Marchers are In vited to be the guests of sev eral groups on Bank Night Jan 29 from 7 to 9 Cof fee and doughnuts will be served in Indiana at the Sav ings and Trust Bank at t h e Peacock Supper Club Blairs ville hosted by the Kiwanis Club the Clymer Fireball sponsored by the Kiwanis Club the Kiwanis Club of Ho mer City and the Community Center in Saksburg hosted by the Lions Club Banks which will receive March of Dimes money dur ing banking hours include Ar magh Branch of Homer City State Bank Armagh area Blairsville National Bank Blairsville area Peoples Bank of Clymer Clymer area Farmers and Merchants Bank Cherry Tree area Homer City Stale Bank or the University Park Plaza Branch of Homer City State Bank Homer City area Marion Center National Bank Marion Center area Plumville Branch of First National Bank Plumville ar ea and Peoples Bank of West Lebanon West Lebanon area Exchange Marriage Vows Mrs Edward L Stockdale June Bogda daughter of Mr and Mrs Bogda of Pitts burgh became the bnde of Edward L Siockdale son of Mr and Mrs Blaine Siockdale of Dayton Ian 17 at St Gcr maiae Catholic Church Beth el Park Judith Bogda attended her i maad of honor The bridesmaids were Karen Siockdale sister of the groom and Marilyn Majer The groom chose his brother Randy as best man Serving as ushers were Jay Bonstingl and Peter Bogda Ihe newlyweds are both graduates of Indiana Universi ty of Pennsylvania Mr and Mrs Walter Joseph Blucas Ferrari of Youngwood Usher ing duties were performed by Steve Blucas the grooms brother Following the ceremony a reception was held in the Elks Club Music was provid ed by Robert Walsh organist A 1966 graduate of Indiana Area High School the new Mrs Blucas will graduate from IUP in May The groom graduated from JennersBos well High School in 1966 and will also graduate from IUP this May The couple honeymooned at Seven Springs Pollys Pointers By POLLY CRAMER DEAR POLLY I put my 16monthold daughters baby lotion in a plastic bottle in the bathtub with her to give her something to play with When it is time to take her out the lotion is nice and warm and does not startle her as cold lotion does when it is rubbed on RITA DEAR POLLY Storing those already tied clip on mens ties used to be a real problem as they do not fit conventional tie racks Now I have taken an old lamp shade tied a string from the top can ter of the frame and suspend ed the shade from a closet ceiling It hangs freely and can be turned in any direction The clips on the alreadytied ties fit nicely over the top edge of the shade and the ties hang down smoothly over the side of the shade They do not get wrinkled or soiled and it is easy to spot the desired one at a glance If the shade is deep cutouts around the bot tom edge can be made and ad ditional ties hung DEAR POLLY I think I have the worlds easiest way for Mrs to make fitted sheets out of her first ones Buy plastic cafe curtain rings about oneinch on the outside diameter Slip one ring over each sheet comer and adjust over the mattress until it holds the sheet flat and Smooth Use larger rings over blanket and sheets for winter I also use two on the bottom ends of the top sheet and the bedding stays in nice DEAR POLLY r We have a large family and seem to always run out of ice when we have company I solved this by saving and filling six ounce frozen juice cans with water and putting them in the freez er They take up little space and only one is needed for a glass When I am ready to use one of these I run a little warm water over the can and the hunk of ice slides right in to the glass This saves a lot of time and cleanup if you on ly need ice for one glass and do not want to take out a full tray of DEAR POLLY My sug gestian to anyone who has trouble with the metal trolleys on their bras that they buy bras with plastic ones They are dependable and sturdy You might also try a s i z e larger I learned from experi ence that this helps DEB BIE DEAR POLLY To avoid blisters on my hands while working around the yard I always put adhesive tape around the base of each thumb and around the upper part of the palms When fin ished I simply jerk the tape off and throw it away DE NISE DEAR POLLY To get an even hemline on skirts put a colored rubber band around a yardstick at the correct spot with this convenient measur ing device you can to it your self and get a hemline just right while trying on a dress or skirt LAURA A holiday wedding was sol emnized at 4 Saturday Dec 27 in the Blairsville United Methodist Church when Elaine Marie Evanick be c a m e the bride of Neil My ron Kok Rev John Cogley Sr head the exchange of v o w s at the double ring ceremony before an altar decorated with poinsettias and white carna tions Thomas Ferguson pre sided at the organ console and played the nuptial music the bride is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Stephen Joseph Evanick of Black Lick and the groom is the son of Mr and Mrs Myron Kok of Mil ler Drive Blairsville Escorted by her father the bride wore an empire styled peau dange satin gown with Aline silhouette It was de signed with a Sabrina neck line on the bodice of reem broidered lace and long sleeves with lace cuffs Her floor length laceedged mantil la veil fell from a pearlized orchid and she carried a cas cade bouquet of white carna tions She also wore a six pence in her shoe that had been worn by four previous brides in the grooms family Miss Gail Goldfarb of Blairsville was maid of honor and the brides cousin Miss Kathy Moreno of Blairsville was a bridesmaid Both wore identical empire gowns of bur gundy velvet with long full sleeves and mandarin neck lines trimmed with Venice lace Veiled matching Dior bows and colonial bouquets of pink tinted carnations com pleted their costumes The brides younger sister Annette was junior bridesmaid She wore a floor length pink crepe empire styled with a burgundy sash and carried a pinktinted nofcegay Robert M Kok USAF An drews AFB Washington served as best man for h i s brother Ushers were Howard Goldfarb and Eric Kok broth er of the groom both of Blairsville dinner for t h e immediate families was held at Holiday Inn Indiana after the ceremony The young couple are both graduates of Blairsville Senior High School Mrs Kok is a former Pennsylvani state vice president of public rela tions for the Future Home makers of America and has January Meeting Of Happy Homemakers The Gastown Happy Home makers met Jan 20 at the American Legion Hall in El derton Dorothy Keener opened the meeting with devotions Readings were given by Lil lian Meyers and Judy Gress Sue McCaslin and Elmira Parks showed projects for next month Each member is to make a homemade valen tine and put a recipe inside for her Secret Sister There will also be a silent auction Sue McCaslin Elmira Parks and Mary Ann Millen served lunch Game prizes were given Next meeting will be Feb 17 at the American Legion Hall in Elderton Changes Expensive Remodeling Make your plans and stick to them Last minute addition of a window for example runs into money Mr and Mrs Neil Myron Kok been attending Indiana Uni versity of Pennsylvania where she was majoring in psycholo gy Mr Kok attended P e n n State where he was president of Pollock Nittany M e ns Residence Council and a mem ber of Androcles honorary ac tivities society Following a short wedding trip the newlyweds are at home at 217 Oswego Syra cuse where Airman Kok is stationed with the U S Air Force BottleFeeding Techniques Affect Babys Deveopment By C G McDANIEL APScience Writer CHICAGO AP way a baby is given his bottle may affect his mental and physical growth Dr Maria Piers a child de velopment authority claims bottle feeding techniques re flect the attitude of the moth er toward the child and this is especially important to a childs future development Breast feeding when pos sible is the ideal relationship between mother and baby be lieves Dr Piers and others When this is not however the baby should be held in the mothers arms and fed in a quiet warm she says Bottle in wchich the baby is left to feed him self characterizes the kind of neglect which retards and at times completely the babys development Dr Piers noted that the problem is most severe among lem of neglected children the poor where the effects of parental neglect are most ob vious But it exists in de grees in all social and eco nomic classes Even though a baby may receive adequate nourishment he will fail to develop fully unless he is held and cuddled and talked A psychologist and dean of the Erickson Institute for Ear ly Childhood Education Dr Piers pointed out that grossly neglected children fail to gain weight their limbs and organs do not develop and their intel ligence is at the imbecile lev el Dr Piers who recently co authored with Dr Robert Coles a psychiatrist a book Brides To Be Lodge Meets The to Lodge 359 held its regular meeting on Thursday Jan 22 at t h e 100F Hall Blairsville M a r garet Lewis presided Regular order of business was conducted according to the ritual Hostess for the evening was Dorothy Piper Door prizes were awarded o Florence and Alberta Checkosky Next meeting will be Feb Anne Coon Mr and Mrs Jack Coon of Honeoye announce t h e engagement of their daughter Anne to Larry N Castellani son of Mr and Mrs Nat J Castellani of 116 Miller A v Homer City The bride elect will grad uate from Honeoye Central A New York State Regents Scholarship winner she will attend the State University of at Buffalo in September Her fiance a graduate of Thiel College Greenville is continuing his education at the State University of N at Buffalo Linda Lou Detwiler Mr and Mrs Clyde A Det wiler of Penn Run R D 1 wish to announce the engage ment of their daughter Linda Lou to William C Hieber son of Mr and Mrs Robert E Hieber 275 McCoy Road McKees Rocks Miss Detwiler is a 1966 graduate of Perms Manor High School and Mr Heiber is a 1966 graduate of Stowe High School Both are seniors at In diana University of Pennsyl vania majoring in elementary education Janis Rene Martin Mr and Mrs Walter H Martin of Crawfordsville Ind announce the engagement of their daughter Janis Rene to Larry R Davis son of Mr and Mrs William B Davis of Homer City 1 Miss Martin is a senior at Cedarville College Cedarville Ohio Her fiance is a graduate of Strayer Junior College of Fi nance in Washington and Cedarville College He is pres ently in the Army stationed at Fort Dix NJ No date has been set for the Wedding called Wages of said it is impossible to esti mate the scope of the prob Even people who do some thing about it are squeamish about talking about it I suppose the whole society is ashamed that neglect is as severe as we find she said Typically neglected babies can be seen lying forgotten in understaffed busy hospitals where they get a minimum of attention at changing and feed ing time Their existence is vegetative Many of these ba bies are abandoned by par ents and others require long term hospitalization because of illness In their homes they are found in environments of ex treme poverty and hopeless ness where the mother is chronically depressed and has an Idontfiveadam atti tude Dr Piers says Because her family is large or she is tired of having to cope with poverty these mothers dont have enough energy or time to devote to the baby It is in this environment where infanticide or the killing of babies often occurs she add ed In economically f a v or e d families where neglect occurs it is not so total and blat she said Usually then there is someone else to take care of the But s h e criticized mothers who return to work shortly after child birth complaining they are harming their babies A child learns from the start of life from seeing and feel ing Skin contact and being talked to are important to a baby Dr Piers says as well as seeing the response of those who care for him and feeling their muscular re sponse Dr Rene Spitz 83 noted Viennese psychologist now of the University of Colorado Denver participated recently in a news conference with Dr Piers The child alone doesnt de velop into a human he pointed out After the child is 9 months old it is nearly impossible to reverse the decline of the neg lected baby he ba bys personality develops he said between the ages of 3 and 9 months Dr Spitz told of studying 90 children in an orphanage where they were neglected except for sanitary needs and feeding Many of them died by age 2 Of 24 children studied to age 4 only 1 could speak in sentences 18 could walk with support and 16 could eat with a spoon Only one was toilet trained Dr Piers believes the earl ier adoptions occur the better off the child An adoptive home is better for the child than a foster home because of the continuity of relationships for the she said Adoptions of babies by un married individuals might be encouraged she commented because a single parent is bet ter than none at all The institute Dr Piers heads trains teachers of pre school children In the past the care of children of this age hat been relegated to babysitters who although well meaning provide inadequate care she said ;