Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 27, 1968 · Page 6
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6 —A THE REGISTER-NEWS MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1968 Socially Yours By NAD1NE Sgt. and Mrs. Roger N. Scott have returned to their home in Spokane, Wash., after spending a leave with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Darden and Mr. ami Mrs. Herschel Scott aB of this city. Sgt Scott is stationed wit.i the U. S. Air Force at Fairchild Air Force Base, -o- -o- -o- Dinner guests Christmas Day with Mr. and Mrs. James Goad and Harold Lyle were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Berry, Mr. and Mrs. James Powell and son, Larry. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lyle and daughters, of Louisville, Ky Mi-, and Mrs. James Goad Sr., and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Riley nil of Johnston City and Mrs. Henry Breimecke. -o- -o- -o- Dial Crosno of Bonnie will be 78 years old December 28, as we were told in a telephone call from his sister -in- law, Maude Dare. . .Mrs. Frances Webber of Wayne City will be 80 years old December 29, as reported by her husband, Homer Webber. . . Mrs. Venule Anderson of Hickory Grove Manor Nursing Home will be 90 • years old December 31, as reported by Mildred 1 Van Dyke, activitiy director of the home. . We do hope each will receive many other cards along with the one we are mailing today, -o- -o- -o- Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Adams and son. Kenneth Jr., Kerry and Terry have returned to their home in Oak Creek, Wis., after visiting relatives in St. Louis and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Adams of this city. The A. C. Electronics, a division of General Motors, where Mr. Adams is an office supervisor, had an active part in the development of the "Apollo 8" which has completed orbiting the moon. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Davis Warren of Benton visited in Mt. Vernon over the Christmas Holidays. DEAR ABBY . Ladies' Man Wants Girl Pallbearers Abigail Van Buren DEAR ABBY: I am, 68 years, college students who feel that of age. I am not "married," | >ou are completely unjustified bat my wife is. She says there ! in maintaining that "there is will be no men at my funeral, I no such tiling as a haunted but the phce will be crowded! house." with weeping widows. She's : How can you classify your- iight. I like the ladies and the *elf as an authority when many ladies like me! surveys have been taken and My problem: Having no men ( have proved that these things friends, I find I am short six 1 exist? Thank you for your at- jjallbearers. so I am wondering i lention. if it is proper to have women j JOY, MARION, AND CAROLYN pallbearer? I'm sure they! DEAR J., M., and C: That wouldn't have any trouble gett- ! wiiich is "Haunted" (according MISS VIVIAN DIANNE BOYER Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Hall of No. 10 North Highland Place are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Vivian Dianne Boyer, to Thomas Paul Glover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence F. Glover of Route 1, Mt. Vernon. The bride elect is a 1964 graduate of the Mt. Vernon township high school and is presently em- ployyed by the American Welding Supply Company. The prospective bridegroom is a 1961 graduate of the Mt. Vernon high school and is presently employed by the Eater Sheet Metal Company. Plans are being made for a January 31st wedding. Sew and Save inp women. If anything, it wculd probably cause a big fight becasue so many women would want the honor. Abby. will you kindly take lare of this matter for me as soon as possible a I have a fueling I am living on boi'rowed time. WILD BILL j DEAR BILL: I have never I heard of women pallbearer, and don't expect your wife to be one. From your letter I'd say the old girl has carried a pretty heavy load during your life- I time. DEAR ABBY: I have a problem and you are the one who is causing it. I am women's editor of The Times Herald in Newport News, Va., and every few days I get calls from irate readers who say, "You left off Abby's answer again today!" Now, Dear Abby, I see all your columns before they go into teh newspaper, and I know that sometimes you don't answer a letter — it just stands by itself — since it is a comment on a previously published letter, or someone just letting off steam. But my readers want to boil me in oil. I'm sure other editors around the country have tie same problem. Defend your- yourself, Abby! „'OY GALLAGHER i DEAR JOY: It's not necessary. You've explained those "unanswered" letters, and also defended me very well. And I thank you. CAKLKTTA E. ROBERTS PRIVATE CARLETTA E. ROBERTS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley J. Roberts, 1003 Gilbert, M,t. Vernon, completed eight weeks of basic training at the Women's Army Corps Center, Ft McClellan, Ala., December 6. She received instruction in Army history and traditions, administrative procedures, military justice, first aid and field training. Lithe Lively. Happy days are even happier when you look as lithe Riid lively as this! Stovepipe neck, smooth seams, front pleats in alL a great shape. Printed Pattern 9267: Misses' Sizes 10, 12, 14. 16, 18. Sizo L4 (bust 34) requires 3k> yards 35- inch fabric. SIXTY-FIVE CENTS in coins Eor each pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and speci la handling. Bend to Marian Martin, (Name of Team Paper), —Mt. Vernon Register News.- Pattern Dept.; 232 West 18th St., New York. H. Y, 10011 Print NAME, ADDRESS with ZIP, SIZE and STYLE NUMBER. Whafs new for now 107 answers in our Fall- Winter Pattern Catalog. Free pattern coupon in Catalog. Send 50 cents New Instant Sewing Book — shows you how to sew it today, wear it tomorrow. Over 500 pictures. Only $1 . -o- DEAR ABBY: We are three All Occasions". to my Webster's Unabridged Dictionary) is "inhabited b y .ghosts." If one .believes in ghosts, then I suppose there are haunted houses. But I think they should more accurately be called "reputedly haunted houses." DEAR ABBY: I had to laugh when I read the letter from tilt mother whose daughter would send home her bills to be paid without even inclosing a note. The mother thought this was very rude, which it was. But here's something that will raally slay you. My brother is on the Battleship U.S.S. New Jersey in Viet Nam. Once a month their captain serids a "newsletter" home to all the men's families. My brother addressed the envelope and slips the mimeographaed letter in without even signing his n?»me to it! He feels this is sufficient My mother wrote back once and told him she thought he was ingenious to get his captain to write his letters for him. Now we don't even get the "newletter" anymore. HIS SISTER — Everybody has a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 60069 and enclose a stamped, self-addres- ed envelope. Hate to Write letters? Send $1 To Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Col. 60069 for Abby's Booklet, "How To Write Letters For Printed Pattern HUMOR MILDER A tax assessor's official had to decide on which side of the United States-Canada border an old lady's newly purchased house lay. Surveyors finally announced that it was just inside the United States' border. The old li-.dy smiled, I'm so glad to know that," she said. "I've aiways been told that the winters in Canada are terribly severe." Quick Quiz • Q—Which U.S. president delivered the shortest inaugural address? A— George Washington, inaugurated for a second term on March 4, 1793, at Philadelphia, j used only 135 words in his inaugural address—shortest on record. Q—Why is th? West Africar. potto unique among mamals? A—It has its backbone partly outside its body. This provides a , row of sharp bony spikes which the animal uses to slash I'IC enemy. Q-What plant is thought to be j ^ omatoes ; f" 0 ' m ^ Fr } d *? the aloes mentioned in the!?' 1 '' ^ble sticks fruit,, utM~-> ; crackers, butler and milk (choc- ame - lolate or whitei. Willing Workers Club i follows: Mrs. Brooks Irwin, pre- The Willing Workers' Club ! i^jJS* !*2f met Wednesday evening, December 18 at the home of Mrs. Gladys Baker with 15 members and five guests present. vice- president; and Mrs. Gla dys Baker, secretary- treasurer. Games were played and gifts were awarded, refreshments were served by the hos- An Aye For Christmas All Year By BETTY CANARY It's all over for another year. Well, almost, anyway. No catalogues until next August, and | we can forget that card list — it's too late now to worry about the lost and forgotten. No point in remembering the wagon that never got delivered or the shopping bag that split as we went up the escalator. And we won't see the decorations on the street signs until next Halloween. , "They probably won't bother taking them down at all this year," a friend grumbled to me. "In fact. I predict that soon we'll see light poles and , telephone poles factory - painted of esemble candy canes and the wires will be installed with garlands and greenery already in place." I rather like that idea! Christmas all year could be a delightful thing. If only we could keep the reap spirit and not just the trappings. Wouldn't receiving a greeting card in June be a pleasure? One might even read the verse and enjoy the design instead of giving every message a cursory glance and then hanging it on one of those hideous little card trees or taping it to the edge of a doorway. As for the retailers getting our money, well, does a day go by when we're not spending money? At least most of us at Christmas time don't spend and buy with fear and regret. And usually we tiry for something cheery instead of utilitarian. We get our every day jobs done and then fit in a few more hours of rushing and working. That particular warm glow comes from having spent those hours for somebody else. In the evening of Christmas this is what we keep — the warmth of the pleasure we've given to others. We collect the discarded wrappings, stack the presents under the tree again — the broken plastic doll dishes along with the fluffy sweaters and the books — arid we sit by the fireplace and say, "It's all over for another year." We nkow that the candy and (Hilliard & Myers Photo) MR. AND MRS. HARRY ECHOLS the new ornaments are not the important things. However, because most of us are not poets we don't speak unusual words or beautiful phrases at the time We merely come close, to pur family and friends and feel thankful and glad. Aren't we to be pitied? Because we'll have to wait another 12 months for the Christmas spirit. Christmas gifts were exchan-'t ess ged and names were drawn for I The January meeting will be the coming year. j held at the home of Mrs. Nickie New officers were elected as' Hampton. POLLY'S POINTERS Seeks Way To Bolster Model Horse Collection School Menus McClellan: Thursday: Grilled cheese, whole kernel gorn. bread- A—The Oriental eaglewood. agalloch or (No school Monday. Tuesday ; and Wednesday, i SERVE THE BEST GOURMET FOODS From I riggs The Prime Beef People Every Sale Cut And Trimmed To Smoked Oysters Kippered Snacks Herring In Wine Sauce Reese Cocktail Sausages Underwood Liverwurst Paste Marinated Artichoke Hearts By POLLY CRAMER DEAR POLLY — I collect model horses and would like to have one from every state but do not know how to go about getting them. I would appreciate some advice because I love horses and would like to add to my collection. Should' I write to each state capital or to an individual, like the governor? Please let me know this soon. I want the information before summer. —HORSE LOVER DEAR POLLY — Mary wanted Pointers on how to use an oversupply of linen and other napkins. I have made very attractive luncheon cloths by using four large dinner napkins sewed together with a strip of colored material, checkerboard - style. The colored material could be as wide as the napkins, depending on the size cloth you want. Attractive sleeveless dresses can be marie with very large j napkins — two for the top part and four for a gathered skirt, or three for a slim skirt with perhaps a contrasting band around the bottom. Very nice kitchen curtains also can be made, especially cafe- style. Sew them napkins and then a crocheted edge put all around the edges. I —ARLENE DEAR POLLY — Napkins can be joined together with a feather stitch or with rickrack to make clothes of desired sizes. BERTHA You will receive a dollar if Polly uses your favorite homemaking idea, Polly's Problem ot solution to a problem. Write Polly in care of this newspaper. Have an attractive well - run home — and with far less effort. Profit from the hundreds of tried and tested shortcuts in Polly's new book. To get it, send name, address with zip code, and 1 75 cents (in coins or check) to POLLY'S HOMEMAKING POINTERS, (name paper), P. O. Box 4958, Chicago, 111. 60680. BARBS By PHIL PASTORET Begin each day with a good breakfast, and you'll be late to work four mornings out of five. PERSONALS Daniel Johnson of Centralia was a business visitor in Mt. Vernon Thursday. Thomas McCowen of Waltonville transacted business in the King City yesterday. Helen Gleen of Steger shopped in the King City yesterday. Ella Brake of Fisher fas a business visitor in Mt. Vernon Thursday. Eloise McDaniel of Dix transacted business in the King City yesterday. Don Hall of —Woodlawn visited Mt. Vernon Thursday. Marsha Grider of Sesser shop ped in the King City yesterday. Betty Russell of Woodlawn was a visitor in Mt. Vernon Thursday. Jo Alice Pierce of Wayne City shopped in the King City yesterday. — Martha Wells of Bonnie transacted business in Mt. Vernon Thursday. Mr. and Mrs, William Graddy of 1021 Fairfield Road are the Saturday evening, December \\, Miss Sue Tinsley and Harry Echols were united in marriage. The double ring ceremony was performed at six o'clock in the Boyd Christ i a n Church, with the Rev. Bill Pullen minister of the church, officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Tinsley of Route 2 Mt. Vernon, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Echols of Mt. Vernon. The altar was beautifully decorated with red candles in four wHte candelabras, two baskets of red poinsettias in white bas! kets, and a white frosted Chris*n as tree trimmed with red balls and tiny white lights. The pews were marked with red and white snow birds with frosted greenery and Holly. Preceding the ceremony, the tapers were lit by Eddie Echols of Paducah, Kentucky, brother of the groom and Dan Tinsjey of Mt. Vernon brother of the bride. A medley of nuptial selections were played by pianist, Mrs. Sandra Schmidt. The bride, given in marriage by her father was beautiful in a floor length gown made by Mrs. Shirley Phelps of Centralia, Illinois, cousin of the onde. The A-line gown of white peau de soie was styled with a yoke and three-quarter length sleeves of white lace. The train illusion was attached to a crown of sequins and drop crystal. The bridal bouquet was a white ore' id centered with white carnations and sprigs of Holly and tied with red velvet ribbon. Mrs. Jackie Ferguson of Dix, was matron of honor. She wore a street length candy" apple red velvet cage with gathered sleeves trimmed at neckline and cuifs with sequins. Her headpiece featured a mataching bow or velvet attached to a circular net. She carried a giant red carnation trimmed with Holly and a red velvet ribbon. The best man was Claude Mc- vain of Decatur, Illinois. Miss Brenda Echols, sister of the groom, was in charge of fiie guest register. The gift table was in charge of Miss Anita Echols, sister fo the groom, and Larry Tinsley , cousin of the bride. The bride's mother wore a turquoise dress with black accessories and a corsage of white camelia. The bridegroom's mother wore a pink and white sheath dress with pink accessories and a white camelia cordage. The reception was hsid immediately following the ceremony in the church basement. The reception table was decoraled w'th white net over linen, trimming with greenery, Holly, and red bows. The five tiered wedding cake on a mirror decorated vulh red poinsettias and large white bells was topped with three Christmas bells. Punch was served in a crystal punch bowl. Those serving were Mrs. Joyce Prosise, Mrs. Janet Tins­ jey, sisler-in law of the bride, Miss Janet Echols of E. St. Louis, sister of the groom, Miss Cheryl Bailey of Champaign, Mis. Pat Moore, and Mrs. Nel» lie Sargent. For traveling, the ,bride changed into a red and pink wool dress with silver shoes and purse and an orchid corsage. The groom attended Mt. Vernon high school and graduated from VTI AT Southern Illinois University. The bride attended Woodlawn high school and Mt. Vernon Community College. The groom is employed with National Loci? Company in Rock lord as an apprentice tool and die maker. The couple is making their home at 1324 22nd St. Apt. 1, Rockford, Illinois. o'clock Christmas morning, in Belleville Hospital. He weighed six pounds and 15 ounces and has been named Stephen Estes. Freeze the syrup left from canned fruit and use instead ot parents of a son born at 2:21 ice cubes in a cold fruit drink. QUICK QUIZ Q — Why are potato chips often called "Saratoga chips"? A — Traditionally, potato chips are supposed to have first been served at. an eating place in Saratoga, N.Y., in 1853. An old-timer is a fellow who can recall when . . . and does with other material in alternat-'so at the slightest opportunity, ing squares. * » * Yonur Particular Needs No Precur Packages CALL 242-64T1 Imported Italian Peppers Cocktail Mushrooms Two or more linen napkins make luxurious tea towels and large napkins make excellent "doilies" to use under lamps or wherever one uses them. —JOSIE DEAR POLLY—Un -needed linen napkins can be used to make dresser scarves or a tablecloth by crocheting a four to six- inch insertion to go between the For awhile we had lost our television listing for the week, but a neighbor found the youngsters wandering through the shopping center. * • * The merchandiser who keeps a finger on the pulse of the consumer is itching to get his other hand on the fellow's wallet. Fi-ee Delivery _ _ . 3 Times Doily Downtown Across From City Hall I WWW Free Parking In Back -GOSPEL CONCERT Mt. Vernon High School Auditorium on January 10, 1969, ot 8:00 P.M. FEATURING: THE IMPERIALS of Nashvillo, Tenn., THE BLACKWOOD SINGERS of Momphif, Ttnn., end THE CHRISTIANAIRES of Mt Vernon, III. Donation: $2.00 and $130 Tickets Now Available!! Phone: 242-0931 or 244-2740 or writ* Box 405, Mt. Vernon, III. NEED A RECORD OF YOUR 19&Z DRUG BILLS? WE HAVE THEM! We Betsord Yoiw Prescript tons For Your Tux And Insiimnca Purpose* Hove Your Doctor Phone Your Prescription Prompt, Personal ' LIVINGSTON PHARMACY Cell 244-1100 — After Hours, Call 242-6438 -t loft N. 10<h -r Mt, Vernon, pi. ,< 'AY** 6

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