Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 20, 1968 · Page 8
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8-A THE REGISTER-NEWS MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1968 Amaranth Installs New Officers uary 8 at 7:30 p.m. at. the home of Emmerson Steele of Opdyke. Newcomers Club Candles, holly and greenery wove used as decorations for the Newcomers Club Christmas parry held at the L. and N. Cafe on nd Tuesday evening. December 17. Hostesses for the evening were Duplicate Bridge A master point game was played at the Elks Gub Monday even- tps. Winners were: Mr and Mrs. George 1-eatherman. first; Mrs. W'm. Morris and Geo. Hill, second: and Mrs. Rollin Zonglt Mrs Edw. Hawkins, third Monday evening. Deeombor 2X i M'\s. Ron Mitchell. Mrs. James a local charity master point game j Lorimer. Mrs. Carroll Turner will be played at 7:45 p.m. at 1he j and Mrs. Larry Pearson. Before Elks Club wilh all the proceeds I dinner was served Mrs. Larry going to the Ml. Vernon Police- ! Pearson read the club prayer. First-timers introduced by Mrs. Kri Peschke were: Mrs. Edna Cotter from Broughton, 111., Mrs. Kurgcr-Barn i Henry Ives from Oak Lawn, 111., Employees Dinner i Mrs. Roberl Tomishima from Mr and Mrs. LeR.n Piercy: N nmpa . Idaho, and Mrs. David wore host and hostess at a R 0 J s lmm Wood River. 111. Good- I 'hristmas party and dinner Wed-, i, yt . s VV ere said to Mrs. Duanc nesday evening. December IS. at I Suess and Mrs. John Clutts. man's Renevolent Association. All are welcome to pla\ Irvin-Mac Restaurant for the employees of the Burger-Barn. Those enjoying a delicious steak dinner were Carol Chambliss. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Williams. Helen Kite. Casandra Hungate. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Baltzell, Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Chizk. Tom Marke, Pat Henry, Carol Nance. Sue Wilkey, Ted Hammer and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Piercy and family. Following the dinner the group held a gift exchange at the Piercy home. Community Church Women's Fellowship The Community Church Women's Fellowship met Monday, December 16 at the home of Mrs. W. H. Beckmeyer, with the president, Maisye Williams presiding. The meeting was opened with the Lord's prayer repeated in unison. The secretary and treasurers' report »was read and approved. A committee was appointed for the wedding reception for Diane Gibbs. Appointed were Ruth Walker, Louise Partridge, Rose Hertenstein, Mina Roach and Maisye Williams. A thank you card was read from the Navajo Gospel Mission, Oraibi, Ariz. Gifts have been sent to the lady patients of the Mt. Vernon Tuberculosis Sanitarium and gifts for the Hickory Grove Manor patients will be sent in time for their Christmas parry. An inspiring devotional was given by Ann Baal, from the writings of Norman Vincent Peale. "The Surprise Feast" and "Christmas Is For Always." A Christmas gift exchange was enjoyed, after which delicious refreshments were served by the hostess. During the business meeting, it was annonuccd that the January Newcomers meeting would be a husband-wife dinner party on Friday evening. January 17 at 6:15. A Christmas gift exchange was enjoyed by those present before cards were played. Bridge winners for the evening were: Mrs. James Lorimer and Mrs. Daniel Oderkirk. Pinochle winners were Mrs. Lyle Hill and Mrs. Dean Lathrop, and Mrs. James Wann and Mrs. Owen RoUberg won prizes for canasta. The centerpiece donated by Easton's Florist was won by Mrs. Glenn Sherman. K .L.D.S. Department Of Women Meets R.L.D.S. Department of Women met at the Windy Acres home of Mr. and Mrs. Oral Shelton Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Hostesses were Betty Shelton and Alice Darmstead. j Devotionals were given by Opal r Rhine with the reading "Christmas Story". Prayer was given by Norma Lee Rockett. Christmas Carols were led by Betty Mulkey. A short business meeting was held. Reports were given on the turkey dinner at the church November 23. Mrs. Maxine Wolfe, program chairman announced a pot luck dinner to be held at the church December 22 at 6:00 o'clock. Helen Cisne presented the lesson on Beauty of Holiness. Refreshments were served from a buffet attractively decorated with a beautiful center piece. The next meeting will be Jan- Irvlngton Junior Woman's Club The Irvington Junior Woman's Club members were hostesses at a Christmas program for the residents of the Country View- Manor Shelter Care Home on December 17th at 4:00 p.m. The community service committee was in charge. Chairman: Mrs. Patrick Cullinane, co-chairman, Mrs. Curtis Grathwohl; Mrs. Carroll Don Bates, Mrs. Rodney Dates, Mrs. Jimmy Grainger, Mrs. Kenneth Knoblock, and Mrs. Robert Tiemann. Some of the club members' children sang traditional Christmas carols. Debbie Holloway played the piano and Carolyn Wacker sang a solo, "Away In A |< Manager." The children that were present were Michael Knox, Connie Reuter. Karen Fortmeyer, Cheryl Skibinski, Carolyn Wacker. Pamela Bates, Rita Wacker, Lesa Lambert, Sherman Cullianne, Carla Beguelin, Sally Reuter, Michele Tieman, Greg Lambert, Adam Beguelin, Michael Tiemann, Stephen Bates and Kenny Bates. After the program apples, donated by Mrs. Curtis Grathwohl's family, were distributed to the children and the residents. Mrs. Howard Lambert lead the children as they sang. (Greear Studio) The Order of Amaranth recently installed new officers for the coming year in the Masonic Temple in Centralia. Myrtle Malone succeeded Alice Mills as royal matron, and James Rounsaville became royal patrDn. Carl Mills, as retiring royal patron, acted as installing officer. The ceremony was performed by Lois and Don Smith, assisted by grand officers from Decatur. Music was furnished by Judy and Walter Adams from Hurst. The audience was made up of members and visitors from Salem, Centralia, and Mt. Vernon. The new officers are, first row, left to right, Julia Chassels, Judy Adams, Alice Mills, Reba Fenton, Myrtle Malone, James Rounsaville, Lester Fenton, Clara Riser, and Robert Kiser. Second row, left to right, Josephine Sheppard, Candace Dougherty, Gussie Jones, Blanche Jasper, Minnie Rowe, Esther Edna DeFrates, Arlene Dare, Leo Jonas. Third row, left to right, Lucille Sheppard, Harriet Bentley, Zola Skibinski, Faye Prill, Hattie Schock, Hez Furlong. Fourth row, left to right, Don Smith, Carl Mills, Doris Quick, Katie Castleman, Dorothy Rounsaville, Lois, Smith, Ruth Jennings. Berry. AREA STUDENTS RETURN JAN. 2 U Of I Holiday Season Will Begin Saturday Students at the University of I ard J. Ryan, Gary L. Samford, Illinois in Urbana will begin their annual Christmas holiday at 1 p m. Saturday. Classes will resume at 1 p.m. January 2. A total of 42 Mt. Vernon students attend the U. of I. They are: James M. Aaron, Sammy L. Anderson, Robert R. Archer, Michael B. Atkinson. Barbara Beckmeyer, James H. Black, David A. Campbell, Jane M. Chauncey, Steven L. Davis, David P. Dickerson, John J. Dorothy, Barbara L. Farrar, Dee A. Ford, Harry W. Glassman, Jane E. Glassman. Pamela S. Harrell, Sondra C. Henderson, Mark E. Hills, James L. Hirons, Don- bid R. Johnson, Candace S. Jones, Clinton D. Jones, Lisa R. Logan, Richard E. Marlow. Terry R. McCauley, Terry P. Michael, James R. Minor, Glenn M. Moreton, James C. Pettit, Robert J. Phillips, Charles R. R-:nder, Gordon K. Rhine, Rich- Gerlad E. Schuh, Frank C. Sonsini. James R. Turner, Kenneth R. Venezia, John L. Vowell, John R. Ward, John L. Wielt, Jr., and Donald A. Wood. Other area students attending the univeristy include Karen L. Vvcbb and Roger M. Webb, both of Ewing: Richard F. Bveill of Sesser; Linda J. Birkner, Ronald E. Cross, Irl R. ' Farlow, John T. Hall, Judy E. Hamilton Wanda J. Hamilton, Gary M. Hays, Danny G. Hensley, Ronald D. Mayberry, James R. Moses and John E. White, all of MeLeansboro; John P. Fyie and Vincent L. Fyie, Jr., both of Springerton; Larry F. Altenbaumer of Waltnut Hill; William L. Jack of Ashley; James P.. Wagner of DuBois; and Ronald K. Fark, Claude L. Jones, Clifford R. Jones and William L. Randell of Richview, AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN 40th Annual Candlelight Service Next Sunday POLLY'S POINTERS Brookmans Wed Fifty-Five Years Mr. and Mrs. Ralph H. Brookman of Route 7, Mt. Vernon, will observe their 55th wedding anniversary on December 24. They were married December 24. 1913, in Bluford, at the home of Rev. John Norman. They are the parents of two children, Dale Brookman of Dix and Mrs. Keith Latta of Bluford. They have five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. The Brookmans are members of the Harmony Missionary Baptist church. No special plans have been made for the occasion. Package From Home Is Deight To Gl -o- -o- -o- Jiffy-Knit Hit! Spaghetti Dinner BENEFIT:—TRIP TO CANADIAN WILDS. CANADA Explorer Post 101 Serving At FIRST METHODIST CHURCH SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1968 4:30 To 8:00 P.M. Adult: Donation $1.25—Children 75c By POLLY CRAMER DEAR POLLY—I , like so many others, have a son in Vietnam. It is so hot and humid there. He said one of the nicest things I send him is foot cream for his tired, aching feet. If in a glass jar, it must be packed very carefully but, perhaps, it could be transferred to another sort of contrainers. Foot powders also are available in plastic and metal containers. Among his other favorite goodies are cans of cheese that require no refrigeration and a box of' snack crackers to go with them. Also I send small cans of fruit and fruit juices, pretzels, gum and hard candies, of course sending home-baked cookies is taken for granied. In between all of these I pack our home town bound. Could someone tlel me if there is some way I couid now bind them? The frayed edges look awful. Thank you. — MRS. R.G.H. DEAR POLLY — It was so hard to water my many plants without spilling water until I heated a knife, cut off the ends of plastic pill bottles and made vials about three inches long which I inserted ir. the dirt of each planter. Now I fill these vials with water and it is ama-|2 strands worsled together for zing how it goes down with no: mis jiffy-knit coat, more spilling. —MRS. A.D. j Just what V ou need—a cozy, casual, cable-rich coat. It's com- Light, warm, won't crease! Use The fortieth annual candlelight service at First Presbyterian church will be held on Sunday, December 22, at 5:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary. A very fine program of music has been planned featuring the chancel choir of the church under the direction of William Hazelbauer, with Mrs. Hayden Cooper organist. A special feature of the candlelight service will be the annual award of a large candle by the Chancel Choir to a family of the church for outstanding service to the church over the years. Members and friends of the church are cordially invited to make this service a part of your preparation for the cele oration of Christmas. DEAR ABBY . . . Father of Eight Must Grow Up Abigail Van Buren Socially Yours By NAOINE Kay Sneed and Bill Hague of Mt. Vernon, are members of the Murray State University choir, who presented a "Child-, ren's Concert" Wednesday morning, December 18 at the MSU auditorium for the children in the Murray area. Cooking Is Fun By CECILY BROWNSTONE AP Food Editor COMPANY DINNER This way of giving roast lamb a flavorful touch may be new to you. Parsley Lamb Baked Barley Snap Beans Salad Bowl Pineapple Upsidedown Cake PARSLEY LAMB 4% pounds—about—shank half of leg of lamb, boned and tied, about 3 pounds after boning Mi cup finely chopped parsley 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large clove garlic, crushed Salt, pepper and paprika Have a good portion of the fat cut away from surface of roast. In a small mixing bowl, mix together the parsley, oil and garlic; stuff mixture into space left when shank bone was removed. Use a small spoon and your fingers to do this, from both ends of roast without disturbing string that binds meat. Sprinkle surface of lamb with salt, papper and paprika. Place meat on a straight rack in a shallow roast pan; roast in a 35-degree oven until lamb is as done as you like —165 to 170 degrees on a meat thermometer for meat with a pink tinge, 180 degrees for well done meat. Count on 35 to 40 minutes per pound. Fat may be skimmed from drippings in pan and dripping used for natural or slightly thickened gravy. When lamb is carved, spoon a bit of the parsley mixture over slices. DEAR ABBY: My problem is my youngest son. He has had two bad marriages and now he is separated from his third wife. He has eight children from these three marriages and he has to support them all. The last two are only babies yet and with all the alimony and support money he has to pay out he can't afford to hire anyone to look after the little ones, so he counts on me. Abby, I am 68 years old and my husband is an invalid and I am not in very good health myself, but how can a mother say no to her own son! He is 32 years old, but he is still my baby. SYRACUSE MOTHER nist, but as his wife, you should be even more mindful of his best interests. DEAR ABBY: I finished high school and took a secretarial course. I'm working now, and my parents expect to me to pay room and board. I don't dig it at all. After all, I didn't ask to be born, so isn't it their duty to take care of me? I am always being bugged about helping with the housework and ironing. I thought it was a mother's job to do housework, laundry, and cook ing. She works only part time and I think my time off should bo my own to do as I please. Even rest, if I want to. I I am only young once. I am DEAR MOTHER: Your baby, thinking about moving into an DEAR POLLY - I found that soaking the tips of my fingers in baby oil for about five minutes, four times a week, put oil in my nails and helps keep them from cracking and splitting. It also keeps my cuticle fortable, classic, correct for all seasons. Pattern 7483: sizes 32-38 included. is responsible for eight babies j of his won. He is very good at multiplying, but he. doesn't know how to add or subtract. Let him work this problem out himself. If he knows he can't, "count on you" he may find a solution and grow up in the process. newspapers. I send a five- i softer. —DORIS pound package every week. Hej D pr_)LLY calls this his CARL package. His wife recently sent him a small battery - operated fan. -MRS. N.T. DEAR POLLY - We had expensive- carpet put or. only the center parts of our stair steps J Evidently the edges were never; ^ marks Mt by ^ ^ ^ jerked the adhesive off very; FIFTY CENTS (coins for each pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Send to Alice Brooks (j\It. Vernon Register- News), Xeedlecraft Dept., Box 163, Old Chelsea Station, New York, N.Y. 10011. Print Name, Address, Zip, Pattern Number. Giant, new 1969 Needlecraft Catalog—over 200 designs to choose, , 3 free patterns printed inside, my marks on a cieor. I pressed j Sonc ] now some adhesive tape dov/n on ! ' I have found that filling a pin cushion with white sand keeps pins an1 needles sharp. — MRS. L. A. B. DEAR POLLY - I want to loll S. H. flvit I had some gum- NEW! "50 INSTANT GIFTS" — fabulous fashions, toys, dec- tiuickly. it took the marks with j orator accessories. Make it toil. -A. X. You will receive a dollar if Polly uses your favorite homemaking idea, Polly's Problem or solution to a problem. Write to Polly in care of this newspaper. Homemakers unite! There are ! dozens of timesavers contributed by ingenious girls like you in Polly's new hook. To get it send name, address with zip code and 75 cents (in coins or check) to POLLY'S HOMEMAKING POINTERS, (name paper), P. O. Box 4958, Chicago. 111. 60680. day, give it tomorrow! Ideal for all occasions. 50c. "16 Jiffy Rugs" to knit, crochet, weave, sew, hook. 50c. Book of 12 Prize Afghans. 50c. Bargain! Quilt Book 1 has 16 beautiful patterns. 50c. Museum Quilt Book 2 — patterns for 12 superb quilts. 50c. Book 3. "Quilts for Today's Living". 15 patterns. 50c. President Harry Truman constructed a horseshoe court on the White House lawn during / his administration. Free Delivery 3 Times Daily Downtown Across From Old Post Office LOTS OF LAST MINUTE J si Gift Ideas AT M. E. JACKSON JEWELERS 913 Broadway Phone 244-1485 apartment with a girl friend No more midnight c u rfews, "Where are you going and where have you been?" NINETEEN DEAR NINETEEN: I think you need to grow up, all right, and I advise you to stay home until you do. DEAR ABBY: Is it true that in the state of Massachusetts 10 kisses are equal to a proposal of marriage? HEARD IT Everybody has a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069 and en- DEAR HEARD IT: I have a j close a stamped, self- addressed deal with the Massachusetts Bar association. They d o n't give advice and I don't practice law. But if there is such a "law" I'll bet it would take a Philadelphia lawyer to make it stick. DEAR ABBY: I can understand how a business man might insist that his receptionist find out who is calling before he picks up the telephone, but how about this? At home my husband expects me to find out who is calling him before he'll come to the phone. I tell him this is his home, not his office — that I am not his receptionist, and since I answer the telephone all the time and have to talk to anyone who calls me, why shouldn't he? If I am wrong, let me have it. HIS MAJESTY'S WIFE DEAR WIFE: You asked for it. I think you're wrong. A business man is sometimes annoyed at home by calls he has refused to take at his office. True, you aren't his receptio- envelope. Hate to write letters? Send $1 to Abby, Box 69700 Los Angeles, Cal., 90069 for Abby's booklet FOR ABBY'S BOOKLET, "How To Write Letters For All Occasions." EVENING REFRESHER Here's how to glamorize a cake made from scratch or a mix. Clam-cheese Spread Crackers Chestnut Cake Beverage CHESTNUT CAKE 9-inch round vanilla-flavor cake layer % cup sweetened chestnut puree; this comes canned 1 tablespoon brandy 1 teaspoon vanilla Chocolate frosting Cut the cake in half crosswise; spread one of the cut surfaces with the chestnut puree mixed with the brandy and vanilla; top with remaining cake. Cover sides and top with chocolate frosting. NAMED IN WILL — Former actress Dolores Moran, above, was named in the will of a secret admirer, Anthony Ponce, a bachelor who lived in Sunnyvale, Calif. He bequeathed her an orchard whose value wan estimated at more than $250,000. Miss Moran apparently met Ponce when nhe was 15 and a hostess at opening «f a drlve-ln restaurant. Mis« Moran, however, says she doesn't remember him. (AP Wlrephoto) Cosmetic Hints For Older Woman Uy AP Newsleatures Here are some beauty hints from Eve of Roma, especially designed for the mature woman. 1. The most important thing is to have the skin remain elastic. Go to bed with a clean skin. Put on nourishing cream in the morning. Clean the skin at night and leave it clean; the skin must breathe. 2. Use a lotion before and after washing the face so the soap doesn't hurt it. NOTICE Free Parking In Back. ^^^^^^^^^^w^^^^^w^^^^^ 1 ^ All Members of American Legion Post 141. Nomination of Officers for American Legion 49 Club, inc. will be be Monday night Dec. 23, 1968, 8:00 P.M. at American Legion Home. Election Of Club Officers Jan. 13, 1969 REX MEDDERS, Adj. 3. Use cream under your make-up. That way the skin will be helped all day long. 4. Pay particular attention to your neck, hands and elbows .. . they should be creamed also. 5. Never use too much powder or use powder under the eyes; it only makes you look older. 6. When dieting, be careful to lose weight slowly. 7. Do not get too'sunburned; it makes lines. 'Hello Friend" 242-3224 Anytime A Different Message Everyday

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