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q I .41 MERCER ISLAND REPORTER, Wednesday, September 30, 1981 Page B2 ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ng new heights with 'Tall Man Theory' 1 have always wondered wh.~ American males have such a han~ up about heights. Why is bigger supposed to be better" From the day of bh'th, a sows height be- comes an important statistic anti the fa~ter he grows the more he impresses the worht around him JUST MUSING ALONG Leland Dick. personnel director . In the political arena our most at the University of Pittsburgh. History supports Dick's "'Tall successful presidents. Washing- confirms the "'Tall Man l"heor.~ . Man Theory" In war the tall guys ton. Jefferson and Lincoln. were which postulates that progress always wm Tall Duke of Welling-all tall men. comes through height Dick's slit'- ton defeated short Napoleon at The conclusion is obvious. If you veys indicate that a man's salar+~ Waterloo General Douglas Ma- w.ant your son to win a battle. rises in direct proportmn to his cArthur Iootrted over all the Japa- paint a chapel, compose a sonata. height. He states that "tall men nese generals, in the European in- write a play, dash off a novel, or most likely make better car drix- vasion General Eisenhower and move into the White House, you ers. are most hkely to be better Field Marshall Montgomery were know what to do. lovers, are kmder to animals, taller than the German generals have a higher regard tar ecology General Custer tried to cheat by Pump him full of vitamins, push and even get higher interest at wearing elevator shoes but Sittin~ the orange juice and spinach, their savm~s anti loan assocmtmn Bull towered over him anti won the layer wheat germ on his granola Battle at the Little Big Horn. and take whatever means are In the fields of art and literature available to help him grow it's a similar story. Leonardo da straight andtall Put him in trac- Vinci. Michelangelo and Rem- tion it' you have to brandt were all taller than the av- erage man of their time. Beetho- But remember when you're yen. Shakespeare and Dostoevski raising this towering teenager were all over six feet. you've got to keep your wits about you From a height of say. five- foot five. it's impossible to lay down the law while you're staring up at a six-loot lour mass of mus- cle. It's like Thumbelina lacing the Jolly Green Giant. If you elect to go the route of the "'Tall Man Theory" there is no turning back Once you've launched this teenage missile you can't abort its flight. Just remem- ber that old saying, "You can lead a child to water but you can't make him shrink" New tutoring service begins; headed by three Island women A new program of tutorial and Island women with extensive ex- special interest instruction calletl perience m education, the non- Educational Tutoring and Con- profit service will also after coor- suiting ,ETC* begins the week o! dination among students, class- Oct. 5 on Mercer Island. ETC will room teachers and educational offer small-group classes or indi- specialists. Evaluation will he on- vidual tutoring in basic skills, spe- going. ('ial interest subjects, remediation Instruction will be altered dur- anti learning disabiliHes. It ts ing the school day and after housed at St. Monica's school but school, by qualified teachers aml tsindependentofit, tutors. Skillbuilding classes m- The brain-child of three Mercer dude Handwriting. Creative Cam- League has open house for new members, ballot issues An open house to welcome pros- pective member~ and those in- terested in November ballot issues will be held by the Mercer Island Unit of the League of Women Voters. according to Susanne Blodgett. unit leader The meeting will be at 9:30 a.m Thursday. Oct, 1 at the home of Nancy Baynham. 9009 S.E. 44th. Members will debate each ballot issue in a pro-con forum. Subjects to be studied and dis- cgssed in the coming year include state tax policies, city budget, the effect of budget cuts on human services, and health care. Monthly dinner meetings and programs are new additions this year. The first three speakers will address the topic. "'Women in Ac- tion in Our Community," For in- position and Grammar. Keeping years at junior and senior high Current in Math. Study Skills. and levels, and is enrolled in Seattle SAT Test Preparation. Special in- University's graduate special terest classes offered this fall are education program She will coor- Art. Dinosaurs/Insects. Gamingdinate s~udent assessments and with Math, "Dem Bones." Calcu-remedial and learning disability iator Blast-Off and Creative Com- areas of the clinic position in Music and Story. Linda Spear taught elementary The three women who organized ETC include Janice Bleaknev. and junior high school, and has tu- tored students in French. math who has a B.A. in English fromand language arts She received Washington State. and was a ju- her B A from Mills College and nior high teacher and counselor her M A m educatiot, from Stan- for nine years. She specializes in tord She serves as business man- language arts curriculum design and will oversee special interest a~er and wdl be invoh'ed with classes, basic skills anti special interest Sheila Scates holds a BA in classes English and an M.A in counseling. For information and registra- She taught and counseled for nine tion. call 236-1095. School menus Oct. 7-13 items in hid-face I spe car~ t>e purchased -epaxateh at elemenlar', ,chools lot 61~ t'ent ~ ~edne>,tla', ~Jt' 7 Canadian bacon and pineapple pizza, lath.red t, reen bean, ('runch~ apple ',~ e(b'v mohh.d ~elatln dr*, JUiCy oran~,e ~cdt2t. milk eheeseburgeron bun Friday, t)tt !+ No :,('hool Monda~.Ott 12-- ('heeseburgeronbun. crunchy carrot ~ttc k, chilled apple wedge cookie Jar. nlilk 1 Recipe deadline is Friday Gifts [Tom the kitchen like these cookies would be ideal en- tries in the 1981 "My Favorite Recipe" contest." But hurry," said food columnist. Sally York-Brown. Deadline for entering the fall contest is 5 p.m Friday, Oct. 2. An entry form is primed on page B-5 in this issue, and can be mailed to P.O. Box 38. Mercer Island, 98040. or can be taken to the Reporter office in the Island Plaza Office Building, 2737 77th Ave S.E. (Photo bv Dave Ekren) ,err. milk Tuesda). Oct 13 -- Spaehettt with meat formation call Btodgett at I'hursda~ Ovt ~ - Mexican burrlh) sauce, oatmeal droner roll. tossed green ,) 236-0778. 0r Baynham at 232-1913. bul.ar rtct, pllat butte, ed corn n,blet- salad, chilled pears, tnllk, hambur,er. Cyclema ams plan tides I LOST 58 POUNDS ON THE DIET CENTER PROGRAM AND HAVE KEPT IT OFF FOR OVER TEN YEARS! "HOW TO WIN AT THE LOSING GAME!" My name is Sybil Ferguson. and ten keep them slim and healthy for life yearsago. I founded the Diet Center Each month, over 1.O00.000 Weight-LossProgram Llke somany pounds are lost--forever--at Diet others. Itnedeveryavailable method Center Mercer Island Cyclema'ams have a full schedule of bicycle ex- cursions planned for Thursdays in October. They will meet at the East Channel Bridge at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 for a ride to Kelsey Creek Park. They will meet at 9 a.m. at Pay 'n Save to carpool to the Duvall- Carnation area for a 20-mile ride, Return is scheduled for 3 p.m. On Oct. 22 Ithere will be n. meeting on the 15thL they will meet at 10 a.m. at the East Chan- nel Bridge for a ride to East ate Park. The ride is about 7 miles. with one long hill. The group will meet at .q a.m. Oct. 29 to carpool the Redmond area for a 17-mile ride. with two big hills. Return is scheduled for 3 p.m. for losing weight and each attempt ended in the frustral~on and disap When you decide to lose weight. pointment of losing a few pounds compare the available programs. only to gain them back -- plus more' consul~ your doctor, and ask your- I knew that there had to be a better self "Is this a diel I want to live with way Through intensive study, and for the rest of my life~ Does Tt with the help of my personal phym make any provision for maintaining ! my ideal weight once i reach itu' At clan. I developed a program based Diet Center you will receive pnvate. on sound nutrition and behawor daily counseling from someone who r THE NEW SERIES OF FIVE modification lwasabletoloseallthat cares and understands Each [)let excess welght quickly and safely Center Counselor has overcome he,BtJ 4 -- GET BEETHOVEN FREE! And. what's more important. I learn- ed how to keep it off own weight problem, the Diet Center way You ~,ill learn how your bod~ l J OCT. 30 -- The Spectacular San Symphony ,unctions and what ~t require to F,~r Smce then. I have trained over 2.000 form at peak efhcienct, By following! WED NOV. 11 -- Grace Bumlmry, Soprano Extraordinaire Diet Center Counselors. and my the Diet Center Program YOU ~lii TUES DEC. 8 -- Special Concert with Northwest program has spread to over 1.100 lose 17 to 25 pounds m lust +~ ~eek j locations all across the United States and. if necessary, that rate of reduc Boychoir +mad Seattle Symphony Chorale and Canada tion can be maintained urm] you j WED MAR. 24- Trumpt et Mauri Andr6 have lost 50 75 or even 1()~ poui~d, c. -- - -- . ' % " ybil l-erguson - Founder, Diet Center, Inc Today. more than 50.OOO men.-- ano more tnls program ;s ta~r "'"~ WED APR. 7 -- FREE Evening of Beethoven safe. totally natural and bestofa t women and children visit local Diet is t~ I st ~. 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