Truth in advertising?
I don’t know how to tell you this, but advertisements are not always totally straight with us.
OK, I’m confident they are today but that surely wasn’t the case in the old days. I mean, really! A tapeworm to lose weight or a Santa smoking cigarettes? And get this: cocaine was touted as great for toothaches and cola was good for babies. Below are the words to a bunch of old-time ads that are hard to believe today.
There was a time when women wanted to gain weight? Yes and if they drank this ionized yeast they would: “Men wouldn’t look at me when I was skinny but since I gained 10 pounds this new easy way I have all the dates I want.”
Area students shop for heavy dose of reality
Before Thursday, eighth-grader Casey Ogden didn’t know she wants to be a lawyer.
Club Chatter 092012
Members of the Kitchen Kookies Extension Homemakers Club met recently at Bob Evans in Shelbyville with Carol Smiley as hostess.
Clinton Extension Homemakers
The Clinton Extension Homemakers met Sept. 4 at the home of Marilyn Jackson, with a delicious picnic.
Gruell to celebrate birthday with open house
Floyd N. Gruell, of Rushville, will turn 90-years-old Sept. 22, 2012.
He is a 1940 graduate of New Salem High School, and he later married Ruth Ann Austen Nov. 26, 1944.
Hunter receives Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Former Daily News columnist Herb Hunter, who authored "The Pill Box" for several years, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Pharmacy at commencement ceremonies Aug. 11 in Gainesville, Fla.
St. Paul Class of '47 reunites
The St. Paul High School Class of 1947 (and their guests) recently celebrated their 65th anniversary at McCamment's Restaurant in Greensburg.
NARFE goes green at Aug. meeting
Chapter 0813 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met on August 21 at the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Greensburg for its monthly meeting.
Hellmich and Moore attend DTT National Convention
The 104th National Convention of Delta Theta Tau Sorority was held July 11 to 15.
Daughters of Isabella
Daughters of Isabella will be having their Baby Shower meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 with a rosary at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
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