From the April 1959 magazine.

Pro and Con

THREE-MONTH PIN TALK

Brief comments and excerpts from letters containing opinions pro and / or con specific items (including the Grapevine itself) will appear in this corner from time to time

OKAY, so you want a gripe (Grapevine, August, 1958). Here's my pet. Some groups place too much emphasis on three-month pins and long-term periods of sobriety. This approach can be very discouraging to a struggling beginner. Why add to his problem by making such distant goals too prominent?

-- T. C. W.

Paterson, New Jersey

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