Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 9, 1969 · Page 7
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, January 9, 1969
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1959 •nIE REGI3TEH-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS SPEAKS TO LIONS—Orian Metcalf, left, News Editor of The Register-News spoke about 1968 developments in Mt.. Vernon and 1969 expectations at the Wednesday luncheon of the Lions club at L&N Cafe. He was introduced by Marvin Powers, Security Bank preksident president, right, who was program chairman for the meeting. MR. AND MRS. CHARLES WILSON Miss Margaret McElwain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith McElwain of Mt. Vernon, former residents of Abingdon, EL, and Charles Wilson, son of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilson of Jacksonville were married Sunday, December 29. The candlelight ceremony was performed at four o'clock in the Methodist church in Abingdon, EL, with the Rev. Frank Deninger officiating. For her wedding, the bride selected a peau de soie gown with high scalloped neckline and monk sleeves trimmed with re- embroidered peau d' Ange lace. Appliques of the lace ornamented the detachable train. - The bride's shoulder length veiling was caught to a forward headpiece of peau d'e soie, lace and pearl accents. She carried a bouquet of red roses and holly. Mrs. Lyle Williams, Jr., of Arlington, Va., sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Miss Jennifer Wilson of Jacksonville, sister of the bridegroom and Miss Myra Cansler of Kansas City, Mo., were bridesmaids, they preceded the bride as she walked with her father down the aisle. The attendants were dressed 1 identically in cranberry red velvet dresses, featuring an Empire waist, A-line skirt, long sleeves and trimmed in ecru lace. Their headpieces were bows of matching velvet. They carried bouquets of white roses and holly. John Wilson, Jacksonvill, was best man. Thomas Wilson Jr., of Jacksonville, John Blackman of Knoxville, Iowa were groomsmen. Charles Stratman of Jacksonville and David Blackman of Knoxville, Iowa, were ushers. A reception was held in the church parlor. Following the reception the couple left on a wedding trip to Biloxi, Miss. Both Mr. and 1 Mrs. Wilson will be June 1969 graduates of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. They are making their, home at 119 North Parkside, Chicago, BETTY CANARY One Answer To Vulgarity "Where does the retailer's re- 8ponsibilitiy end,'" a friend asked me, "and where does a par­ ent''! responsibility begin?" She was concerned about the window display of a men's cl-v tliing store where we were both customers. She had a small son in tow and he wos just learning to read. The display had the usual shirts and coats and cuff links and scattered among these were items brought in for a bit of spice. There were nightshirts with embroidered innuendos and bedroom "temperature" charts one is supposed to read with a smirk and there were also bar accessories printed with crude vulgarisms. Her son had read those aloud and some of the words he wanted his mother fc> explain. She showed her displeasure in perhaps the best way. She bought the sweaters she wanted at another store. But, the gesture did not really solve her problem. Personally, I see nothing funny about a roll of toilet tissue printed as money. And I regard such things as cocktail napkins printed with babies-in-wombs as not clever or humorous but disgusting. However, I have no objection to a store selling these items If cisronurs want to buy them. I do think it might be better if they kept the stuff out of the shirt department. There is a novelty store in a new shopping center near us, a chain store that not too long ago only sold thorugh mail, order catalogs. Side by side with clever items, they display books and jokes that, in my opinion, should not be handled by small children out on a Saturday afternoon sprot; with their 50 cent allowances. Censorship — the mere thouht of ir — gives me a shiver down the spine. And I believe that m responsible adult wants any committee passing judgment on stores. After all, when we walk up to a magazine rack, we can sometimes see only what we want to see. To one person a book can be a romantic romp while to another it presents a wallow between the sheets. But what can a parent do to prevent children from being exposed to things which are not only in bad taste but are outright porographic in nature? Should my friend keep her little boy in a box? Should she tie a blindfold on him until he is 16? T think she had the best idea with her economic boycott. To make it more effective all she needs do is write a letter to the store manager explaing why she shopped elsewhere. She might ask if his sale of coasters printed with lewd mottoes totaled the $60 she was prepared to spend there. DEAR ABBY . . . Let The Punishment Fit The Crime Abigail Van Buren! They Weymen At Y Friday Night ' It. / DEAR ABBY: Last week I asked my mom if I could go to a party and she said yes. My girl friend's mom promised to drive us —there, and mom promised to drive us back. Well, today my mom asked me to help her take down the Christmas decorations, so I took down a few things and then I got tired so I sat down to rest for a while. Then I went off and forgot all about it, and besides I just wasn't in the mood to do much of anything. In a while my mother came in and very politely told me that I wasn't going to the party. Do you think this was fair punishment for what I did? My mother promised, and she went back on her word. Now my girl friend is mad at me because it spoiled all her plans for the party. My mom reads your column, so I wish you would put this in with what you think of mothers who go back on their promises. Thank you. PUNISHED DEAR PUNISHED: The punishment should fit the "crime." Your mother should have ordered you to "get in the mood" for a little manual labor, like cleaning out the basement or garage. DEAR ABBY: What can you give a man who has everything? WONDERING DEAR WONDERING: If I were with the Internal Revenue Department, I'd give him an AUDIT! DEAR ABBY: Tell that 44- j year- old woman who cried her eyes out and blamed her husband when she discovered she was pregnant, that she should dry her tears and thank God. , I was 46 when the same thing happened to me. I'll admit, I was terribly upset at first first (shame on me!) but I had no choice, so I finally faced it with a smile. Abby, I had dentures and my hair was nearly white when I carried that child but now I can truthfully say that it was the most marvelous thing that could ever have happened to my husband and me. Our late baby has been the joy of our lives. I think there could be a hereditary factor involved with late babies as my brother was nearly 66 when he fathered twins. And my own mother was 48 and Dad was 65 when I was born. SAN DIEGO DEAR ABBY: You stated that it is possible for two brown- eyed parents to produce a blue- eyed child, but the reverse is NOT true. According to the natural laws of yenctics, the chances of two blue- eyed parents producing a brown-, eyed child are about 15 to one million! This is what is known as a "mutation" — or a freak of nature, but it is possible, so please print this for the benefit of those few to whom it may be important. Don't give up giving advice, $ .is*. • J The Weymen," above, will be on stage tomorrow night, January 10th, at the Mt Vernon YMCA's weekly teen dance. The Weymen, from Cait- ervillc. is one of the most: ex- ciling bands in the Carbondale area. Jim Kirk, organist, former­ ly of the Ilixoll, has recently joined the group, adding a new dimension of sound. They are high school and college ago and Abby. but ploaRe give up gen- tics. SINCERELY YOURS, S.F.H. HONOLULU Everybody lias a problem, that's yours? For a personal l-eply write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069 and en- enclose a stamped, self- addressed envelope. COOL, OAL, COOL The slimmer girl image for 1908 is bared and tanned. She will wear white sleeveless mini drosses with bare midrfifs showing off her bronzed skin. Her footwear will be sandals minimized to mere strips of leather. A cool summer indeed! feature ihe songs, w i t h excellent harmony. Dancing will be from 8 until 11 and all teens are invited. DON'T SKIMP ON BASIN Buying a small wash basin for your bathroom because it costs less is false economy. The difference in price is slight but the roomier bowl is mora convenient for washing, shampooing your hair and doing your hand laundry. BATHROOMS GROWING People are becoming disenchanted with small bathrooms. Whereas bathrooms averaged 5x7, many now are at least 8x10 feet. Off-the-floor water closets, already popular in public wash­ rooms, are being installed in more and more homes. They make floor cleaning much easier. A mature golden eagle can spot a rabbit half a mile away. TIZZY , j&ffpy by Kate Osann f\ get my room neat as a pin and what happens—my ^ mother is out for the dayl" HEALTHY HOUSE PLANTS The cleanest families are apt to have the healthiest house plants, according to horticuultur- ists at New York Botanical Gardens. Humidity created by baths and showers makes the bathroom an ideal part-time storage place for plants to protect them from the dry, overheated atmosphere of today's homes. A Mans Diamond Ring from Gift Chest is Large diamond of rare beauty and brilliance set in heavy gold mans ring of distinctive design. $376 V JEWELRY BILLIF, STULL, Manager North Side Of Square Phone 244-0624 Sears m G. Craftsman 10-ln. Radial Arm Saw Reg. 239.99 *| 'JQQO Save 60.00 *** So easy to operate it's the ideal tool for any home workshop, yet it has the accuracy and versatility to meet the precision requirements of the most discriminating professionals. Craftsman 3/8-ln. 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A high speed saw with built in long life — wear resistant bearings, heat resistant armature and specially plated blade that stays "i times longer. sharp 5 Craftsman VA-HP Electric Grinders Reg. 49.99 39" Split phase, S450-RPM motor. Two 6x'/2-in. grinding wheels. Safety shield spark arresters. Craftsman Steel Hip-Roof Boxes Reg. 8.99 fiP^ Has partitioned tote tray, padlock hasp. Heavy-gauge steel. 19%x7x8 in. high. Rugged Craftsman Steel Tool Boxes Reg. 9.99 J99 Heavy gauge steel with baked enamel finish. Removable tote tray. 20x8 Vi* 9*4 size. m M MM Variable-Speed Six- Room Size Humidifiers Reg. 79.99 (99 69' Adds proper amount of moisture to rooms automatically to meet varying conditions. Efficient rotobelt operation. Also has "constant-on" for manual control. SHOP AT SEARS AND SAVE Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. 819 Broadway, Mt. Vernon, III., Phone 242-3000 STORE HOURS: 8:30 A.M. To 5:30 P.M. Daily Friday —8:30 A.M. To 8:00 P.M.

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