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-SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1S69 THIS REGISTJJJR-NEWS — MT. VJtfKWON, 1B14MMS DEAR ABBY . A Parent's Prayer For All To Know Abigail Van Buren DEAR ABBY: You once printed "A PARENT'S PRAYER" which had some wonderful advice in it for parents. I kept it for .about five years and now 1 can't locate it, and I am just sick. If you know the piece I'm referring too, I beg you to print it again. Thank you. LUCY ANN DEAR LUCY: Thanks to a rompetent secretary I was able to dig it out. And here it is: A PARENT'S PRAYER O heavenly Father, make me a better parent. Teach me to understand my children, to listen patiently to what they have to say, and to answer all thfrir questions kindly. Keep me from interrupting them or contradicting them. Make me as courteous to them as I would have them be to me. Forbid that I should ever laugh at their mistakes, or resort to shame or redicule when they displease me. May I never punish them for my own selfish satisfaction ar to show my power. let me not tempt my child to lie or steal. And guide me hour by hour that I may demonstrate by all I say and do that honesty produces happi- BJ SS. Reduce, I pray, the meanness In me. And when I am out of sorts, help me, 0 Lord, to hold my tongue. May I ever foe mindful that my children are children and I should not expect of them the judgement of adults. Let me not rob them of the opportunity to wait on themselves and to make decisions. Bless me with the bigness to grant them all their reasonable requests, and the courage to deny them privileges I know win do them harm. Make me fair and just and k>nd. And" fit me, q lord to be loved and respected and imitated by my children. Amen. DEAR ABBY: Why is it that mothers are so much stricter with their daughters than they are with their sons? My mother watches us girls ljke hawks, b:it the lets my brothers do just about anything they want. My friends tell me it's the same at their house. I think this is vevy unfair. CINDY DEAR CINDY: It all averages out. The fathers are usually stricter with the boys. DEAR ABBY: There is a young couple in our church who have been married almost a year. Some of the folks, are getting disgusted by the way they act in church. She nibbles on his ear, and he kisses her neck. They aren't tuen- agers. He is 33 and she is 24. I am also newly married, but my husband and I show our affection in private. Maybe if you say a word in your column it will help . DISGUSTED DEAR DISGUSTED:' Love is beautiful. But in ^church — no contact sports. CONFIDENTIAL TO MIMI: Money isn't everything. Sometimes it isn't even enough. t ' Everybody has a problem. What's yours? For a personal r. ply write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cah, 90069 and enclose a stamped, self- addressed envelope. For Abby's New Boo klet "What Teen- Agers Want To Know," Send $1.00 to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal. 9n069. Sei and Save 24 Hour Marvel FRESH is the way you'll be- ginbusy days in'this quick, zip- front skimmer! It's a dress, travel robe or smock — a 24- hour marvel! Printed Pattern 9146: Half Sites 12%, 14%, 16%, 18%, 20%, 22 2% yds. 45-in SIXTY - FIVE CENTS in coins for each pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first - class mailing and special' handling. Send to Marin Martin, Mt. Vernon Reg. liter • yews, Pattern Dept. S33 West 18tn St., New York, W. I. 10011. Print Name, address with zip, size and stylo number. Whet's 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, weer it tomoi-row Over 500 pictures. Only $1. -O- -O- -0- Printed Pattern PERSONALS Sharon Creed of R i c hview shopped in Mt Vernon Friday. Pamela Gajewski of Woodlawn was a business visitor in the King City yesterday. Mrs. T. W. Apple of Shattuc transacted business in Mt. Vernon Friday. Lorene Donoho of Texico shopped in the King City yestreday. , Lorene Kabat of DuBois visited Mt. Vernon Friday. Reba Rawls of McLeansboro transacted business in the King City yesterday. Mini Kaput? Fashion authorities are predicting for this fall a. variety of skirt lengths so we can all have a choice. We'll see midi and maxi lengths but the majority will be to the knee or just above the knee. Is the mini fini? The Bible Speaks To You 1:30 a.m Sunday KSD St Louis 9;30 a.m. Sunday WCNT Contrail"* 9:00 a.m. Sunday WJPF Harrin 9146 SIZES 12'/J-24KJ Bruces Wed 30 Years Mi', and Mrs. Glenn Harold Bruce of Route 1, Opdyke are observing their 30th wedding anniversary today, January 11. They are the parents of three children, Stuart Marline Brace, Stanley Wayne Bruce and Cherolyn Sue Bruce all of. Opdyke. No special plans were made for the occasion. FOREIGN MISSIONS DAY (The Heart Throb of Jesus Christ) SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 1969 CALVARY APOSTOLIC CHURCH 25th & Jones HEAR . . • REV. E. E. JUDD, Foreign Missions Director of the U.P.C., St. Louis, Mo. 11A.M. 7 P.M. 9:45 A.M. Sunday School E. J. McCLINTOCK,. Pastor Call 242-0802 for a way to attend any of our services. MRS. RONALD D.-fiMITfe Arrangements of pink gladiolus, large cream colored mums backed with palm leaves and lighted Ivory tapers in tall can- dleabras created beautiful setting for the candlelight wedding Sunday afternoon at two o'clock when Marsha Ann Hoffmann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne E. Hoffmann, Cissna Park, 111., became the bride of Ronald D. .Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Smith, Washington, 111. The wedding was solemnized January 5 at the Union church of Cissna Park, with the Rev. R. M. Luedde officiating in the double ring ceremony! Mrs. Larry Rinkenberger, cousin of the bride, played appropriate wedding selections at the organ and accompanied soloist, Ralph Reutter, as he sang "Because." Preceding Ihe bride down the aisle were her attendants, Miss Carol Placker, Peoria, maid of honor and her bridesmaids Miss Joyce Smith, sister of the bridegroom, Peoria, Miss Mary Ann Hasselbring, Minneapolis, Minn, and Miss Cassie S c hrieber, Tampa, .Fla. They wore formal length gowns of candy Jarkar- ta, fashioned with wide ivory Venice and down the back reaching to the hem line, forming deep knife pleat. The lace and beading accented the edge of the elbow length, sleeves. Their headpieces were open circlets Of ivory Venice lace beaded with candy velvet ribbon, ending at the back with a bow matching their gowns. They carried Colonial bouquets of pink Sensation roses and tulle, centered with three lighted pink tapers. The bride was radiant as she entered the center aisle on the arm of her father, in a formal length wedding gown of ivory English net, fashioned with exquisite Beau d'Angle appliques over the entire fitted bodice and a full A-line skirt, giving added interest to the attached Chapel length train. The bodice was fashioned with a high neckline, three quarter length trumpet sleeves and closed with tiny covered buttons. Her Chapel length Mantilla of ivory silk illusion bordered by Peau d' ange lace was caught by an open circlet accented by mirth and stepanotis. She carried a han- derchief, which was used by her mother on her wedding day, and a cascade of pink Sensation roses, laced with stephanotis and trailing English ivy. Her only jewelry was a string of tiny pearls, a gift from her parents, which was started for her as a child. Dean Swanson, East Peoria, was best man. Groomsm e n were Robert Shank, Memphis, Term., Walter Spihlnlan of Trenton ,111., Paul Sockewitz, Quincy. Ushers were Warren Crabill of. Fort Knox, Ky., and David Manuel of East Peoria. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Hoffman chose a two piece pedal pink brocade coat and matching dress trimmed in ranch mink and wore matching accessories. The bridegroom's mother wore a light pink silk and wool by Kate Osenrt A-line dress accented with beads and crystal stones, with matching accessories. They each wore a corsage of pink Sensation roses and tulle. Special guests were the grand parents of the bride, Mr. —and Mrs. S. J. Hoffmann. Grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Dunbar of Ina, 111., were unable to attend. The couple and their parents received their guests in t h e church basement immediately following the ceremony. A reception table was covered with the ivory French lace cloth used by the bride's grandparents on their golden wedding anniversary. The four- tier e d cake was centered in an arrangement of English ivy and pink roses, topped with an original wedding ornament, hand crafted and designed from an ostrich egg, by the bride's mother. Tall pink tapers in silver carried out the color scheme. Punch, coffee and cake were served to the guesti by Mrs. Carl Lenke, Mrs. Melville Knapp, Cissna Park, Mrs. Ro-. bert Shank, Memphis, Tenn., and Mi's. Walter Spihlman of Trenton. They were assisted by ladies of the Champion Class, Misses Christine Bauer and Julie .Reed were in charge of the flowers, gift table and rice bags. Miss Joyce Emmert kept: the guest register. Following the reception, Mr. and Mrs. William.C. Reed, aunt and uncle of the bride, were host and hostess at a four o'clock buffet dinner for the wedding party, out of town guests, friends and relatives. Assisting Mrs. George Thompson with the serving were, Miss Carol Steiner, Mrs. Doyle Curtis, Mrs. Ralph Reutter and Mrs. Robert Frank. For her wedding trip the bride chose a light pink wool coat and matching dress accented with brown, and matching accessories. She wore a corsage of pink Sensation roses and tulle. — Following their return from New Orleans, La., the couple will be at home at 3495 Graceland, Memphis, Tenn. The bride is a graduate of the Cessna Park high school and the Central Illinois School of Nursing at the Methodist hospital in Peoria. She is now employed at St. Jude's Hospital in Memphis. The bridegroom is a gradute of the Washington high school, the St. Louis School of Pharmacy and the University of Tennessee, receiving his Master's Degree, majoring in pharmacology from the Medical Unit. He is affiliated with the Rho Chi and the Phi Delta Chi fraternities. He is studying at the University of Tennessee toward his Ph. Degree. Pre- nuptial events included various showers and the rehearsal dinner given by the bridegroom parents on the eve of the wedding. Out of town guests .attending were from Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Mi' chigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Florida. TILES FOB WALLS TO PIERCE OR NOT? An inexpensive way to brighten j Mme. Dariax, directrice of wall areas is with self-adhering j Nina Ricci in Paris has written vinyl tiles. They are particularly j a book on elegance in which she good near the stove because they can be washed off repeatedly with soap or detergent. states that "pierced ears are unthinkable for an elegant tvoman." Park Avenue Baptist Church 900 PARK AVENUE 9:30 A.M. Sunday School 10:30 A.M. "Dying To Live", Romans 6:23 6:30 P.M. Training Union 7:30 P.M. "God's Plan For Man", Joshua 1:1.8 Pastor, EVERETT LEMAY mmKmmmmmmmmmmmmmmam Women's Society Of First Methodist — The Women's Society of the First United Methodist church met Tuesday, January 7th in the fellowship hall of the church with Mrs. J. P. Camahan pre-] siding in the absence of Mrs.! T. B. Souers, president. j Mrs. Carnahan introduced Mrs. C. O. Lacey, who gave the devotions on "Love." Mrs. David Schaffle led in singing the hymn, and the closing prayer. Miss Emily Kelley was introduced and gave the lesson on Brazil and the mission church in each section of the country, south 6f the border. The heading of each section spelled out the word "Brazil." B — brotherhood; R-stcod for Religion, Methodism grew faster in Brazil than any where in the world: A- represented agriculture; the most neglected in the country, about one- half of the population is hungry, altho the country grows the most luscious oranges In the world, has a problem of transporting the produce to the markets Z-sand for the zooming population; Ms for illiteracy. One-half of one per cent of the population have grade school education, others have not entered a class room. In Brazil, as In Peru, the people have a rule of one to teach one and so on. L-is for looking forward. Miss Kelley's report was very interesting. She also reported on another missionary, Miss Lyona Glewn, first missionary to graduate from- Scarrett College, who is now 103 years old. On her 100th birthday, she revisited Brazil and was feted all through the country for the wonderful work she did in the country for a number of years serving as a missionary. The secretary arid treasure's report were given. Refreshments were served by circle three, with Grace Carpenter as chairman. -o- -O- -o- Wesleran Service Guild The Wesleyan Service Guild of the Wesley United Methodist church will meet January 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the church lounge. AD members are urged to attend. -©- -o -o- Farrington P.T.A. The Harrington Parent- Teacher Association will nieet Monday evening, January 13 at 7:30 o'clock at the school. Jim Lipe will show slides on his' trip to Vietnam. Refreshments will be served. » • • Old Unl6n Unit The Old Union Unit of Home Extension will meet January 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Illinois Power Building atoi BWadway. Esther Rawlings will be hostess and Esther Firebaugh will be co- hostess. All members are urged to at- tned. Visitors are welcome. -o- -o- -o New Comers' Club Tin* Newcomers Club members and their husbands will meet Friday evening, January 17 at the L. and N. Cafe at 6:15. Reservations and cancellations must be made by 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, by calling Mrs. Gerald Adams at 2443499. -O- -O- -0- Harper To Speak The Rev. Thos. E. Harper will be guest speaker at two churches Sunday and Monday. Sunday, at 10:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. he will speak at the Free Methodist church in Mt. Vernon. On Monday, January 13, he will speak at Wesleyan Chapel. Enfield, at a district "Day of Inspiration" meeting. * * V Share and Care Craft Club The Share and Care Craft Club will meet in the recreation room of the Housing Authority, 9th and Conger Sts., Wednesday, January 15, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Plans will be discussed for future work and work on unfinished articles continued. A covered dish luncheon will be held at noon. Members are urged to attend. Visitors are welcome. Wesleyan Service Guild i Wesleyan Service Guild of i First United Methodist church ; met Wednesday, January 8th \ with Mrs. Noble Thomas. 1402 North Street, at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. James Roderick, president, opened the meeting. Minutes of the last meeting wer read by tlie secretary, Mrs. Jack Benton. In the absence of the treasurer, Mrs. Harriet McCracken, Mrs. Roderick gave a brief financial report. Eighteen members and one guest were present. During the business meeting it was decided the Guild would be hostesses for the church - wide family dinner on January 19th, honoring Krekel Owen. Worship was given by Mrs. Faye Lerch, a very meaningful lesson prayer, closing with tlie Lord's Prayer in unison. Mrs. Nelle Stoncmetz introduced the guest speaker, Mrs. Ema Lam. Mrs. Lam is occupational therapist at Good Samaritan Hospital. In her narration, showing color slides of her home land, Holland, Mrs. Lam gave a delightful "tour" of the beautiful country side, the cities, the seaside, the gorgeous flowers, the dikes and windmills which American have delighted in hearing about since childhood. One of the most interesting programs ever presented to tlie guild, this one was all too brief> During the fellowship hour, Mrs. Thomas was assisted by Mrs. Gina Rohlfing, Mrs. Margaret Martin and Mrs. Genevieve Laird in serving delicious refreshments. "Gladys sure has a way with boys—her way!" POLLY'S POINTERS Makes Tablecloth From Dance Skirts Socially Yours By NADINE Mr. and Mrs. William Piper and son, Brad of Route 1, Belle Rive have returned from a vacation at Sarasota, Fla., and 1 Florida's lower west coast, -o- -o- -o- Pearl Horton of the Schumm Nursing Home, .Bluford, a former resident of Belle Rive, will be 92 years old, January 15, as reported by a friend, Julia Pettit Fred Waugh of 426 Quade Street, S. E., Forest Helghs, Md. 20021, a former resident of Dahlgren and Mt. Vernon will be 84 years old January 11. We do hope they wilire- ceiv emany other cards along with the one we are mailing today. C- -O- O- Mrs. Addle Baker Of Bluford was pleasantly surprised on her 74th birthday, January 8, when her son, James Baer of Kirkwood, Calif., and her daughter, Mrs. Gladys Borzath, of St. Louis, Mo., called to wish her a happy birthday. She repor-, ted having a wonderful birthday. Quick Quiz Q — What unique name do New Jersey county governments have? A — New Jersey's county governments are called "boards of chosen freeholders." This name comes from colonial days, when, only free-holders (property owners could hold public office. Q — What is the parentage of a mule? I A — A mule is the offspring ; of a jackass and a mare (a male donkey and a female horse). Mules do not have offspring of their own. DEAR POLLY *~ Do you hate to throw away those old square dance skirts* I cut the waistbands off two lovely full circle skirts and I have two round tablecloths. I tapered and stitched tlie opening so the skirt lays flat: I opened the band, filled in the opening and it turned out beautifully. Make yourself a square dance tablecloth and bring back those old memories. —ADELE DEAR POLLY — WiU some one please tell me if there is a way to waterproof a cloth raincoat after It lias been machine-washed—NOLA DEAR POLLY — Molly does hot have to remove completely the dark varnish in her kitchen that she wants to paint with enamel. Only In reflnishing — restalnlng, varnishing or bleaching — is it necessary to remove it completely. Before painting with the enamel she s i mply sands lightly with sandpaper or uses a liquid sandpaper one gets at the paint store. Both these means will create a proper surface condition or proper adhesion. —DAN DEAR POLLY — My grandchildren live many miles away, I only see them twice a year. I make a lot of clothes for them and there was always tlie problem of getting a good fit until I devised the following method. Unroll some sheets of brown wrapping paper or even tape together sheets of white shelf paper. While the children are in shorts or underwear let them lie down on the paper and draw around them completely, carefully marking the wrists, knees and shoulders. Also write oft it the waist size, shoe size, wrist size and any other information that you might want when selecting a size for a pattern. Right now I am using tills pattern as I finish a coat. I do not have to guess at the sleeve or hem length. When I am finished, I roll up the paper, put a rubber band around it and store until it is again needed. —ALMA Seeks Way To Remove Scratches lis Linoleum DEAR POLLY — My kitchen linoleum has hairline scratches on it. I was wbndcring if there is any way of removing them or covering them up. MARY— DEAR POLLY - To get the lime off her water heater, Betty could use vinegar, about H cup to a su I Ion of watc-r. Apply and let stand over night and tlw lime should dissolve. —MRS. E. B. M. DEAR READERS — Betty did not say we are presuming that hers is the type electric heater that stands on a table. Disconnect before starting to work. Never immerse electrical equipment. If Mrs. E. B. M.'s method does not work immediately, try increasing tlie amount of vinegar. Often heating the solution helps.—POLLY DEAR POLLY—To keep "spider web," fine chains for jewelry from getting tangled, I run them through a few short lengths of soda straws, liook them together and keep in the jewelry box. The empty straw is kept in the box while a chain is being worn. To keep tlie children on their toes with their arithmetic, I make flashy cards with magic marker pencils and file cards. The examples (minus the answers) are put on a number of cards spread on the floor. I call for them to gather together any cards with a certain number for an answer and they race each other to get the greatest number of cards. An example would be to ask for 8 (4+4, 5+3, 10—2, etc.) They enjoy this and it cJinrpens them up. I think it is the neighborly tiling to do to give one another Pointers. I can't tell you how manv I use.—LILLIAN DEAR POLLY — My friends and I cut newspapers in strips about 4x7 inches and use them to clean our eye glasses. Nothing we have tried gets them any cleaner.—BETTY You will receive a dollar if Polly uses your favorite homemaking idea, Polly's Problem of solution to a problem. Write Polly in care of this newspaper. Homemakers unite! There are dozens of timesavers contributed by ingenious girls like you In Polly's new book. To get it, send name, address with zip code and 75 cents (in coins or check) to Polly's Homemaking Pointers, (Register-News), P. O. Box 4958, Chicago, 111. 60680. A&W DRIVE-IN NOW OPEN 514 Main Mt. Vernon JANSFNS SERVICE LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING 10% Off ON ALL DRY CLEANING ORDERS LARGE OR SMALL - SPECIALS - These 3 Days Only Mon., Tues., Wed., Jan. 13,14,15 Pick Up or Leave 7 A.M. to 11 P.M WE NOW HAVE FACILITIES FOR CLEANING PLASTIC AND VINYL SUEDE COATS 1 60 MINUTE SERVICE 8:00 A.M. to 5 P.M."] FREE Parking en Side of Building Jim Jansen, Own 318 South 10th — Open 6 A.M- to Midnight Dally Attendants On Duty At All times. HOME DECORATING NEWS BASIC PIECES are often referred to in decorating columns and magazines — meaning the essential furniture you should buy first If you are on a budget, and to which you should give the major share of your budget. But you might well ask Just what are these basic pieces? How little can yon start with? Which are the most important pieces? Start with the living room since your needs are more clearly defined in bedroom and dining area. The average living room needs a sofa, a good-sized man's lounge chair and one or two smaller occasional chairs. Add a good coffee table, lamp tables and good lighting, and you have your basic furnishings. Of these, if budget demands, you can eliminate the larger lounge chair in the beginning, perhaps use inexpensive floor cushions for extra seating. If yon choose a longer sectional sofa — often a wise selection — you gain extra seating with fewer chairs, often at a saving. We'll be glad to help yon select basic pieces for any room or for your entire home, keeping your taste and your budget in mind . . . and creating the most ltvabUMy and beauty for your hornet ^ttMttott jjg5

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