Socially Yours By NADINE iMr. and Mrs. Melvin Meadors f of Lebanon woo visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hayes Sunday afternoon. They also visited with Mr. and Mrs. Ro y Green of Marlow. Karen Freytag. Christy Pav- ledes. Connie Hassakis. Billy Kniffen, Amy Sanders, Kathy Hanagan, Wendy Hampton, Kathy Reed. Marshall Gregory and George Moore, all students of Casey Junior high school have been selected to participate in the 18th annual Quad- State Orchestra Festival, to be held January 20 at Paducah Tilgham school, Paducah, Ky. Kenneth Mills and Harry Dunham will be the directors. -o- -o- -O- Legal Secretaries To Award Scholarship MR. AND MRS. RICKEY LEROY VOYLES (Richard Clark Photo) Miss Jane Ellen Reynolds, daughter ,of Mr. anrl Mrs. Harl F. Reynolds, and Rickey Leroy Voyles son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Leroy Voyles, both of Mt. Vernon, were united in marriage, Saturday evening, Deeem- be 28. The impressive double ring cei'emony was solemnized at seven o'clock in the Second Baptist church with the Rev. Maurice Paxton officiating. The altar was decorated with baskets of white gladiolus, palms and candelabras. White satin .bows marked the pews. Preceding the cermony the tapers were lighted by Terry Jones, a cousin of the groom, and Steven Reynolds, brother of the bride. Mrs. Wayne Reynolds, 1 h e bride's aunt and organist played a medley of nuptial selections preceding the ceremony. The soloist, Miss Linda Atchison, sang "I Love Thee." As the br>de and groom knelt at the altar Miss Achison sang "The Wedding Prayer." Escorted to the altar by her father and given in marriage by her parents; 'the bride was lovely in a floor length wedding gown fashioned of Chan- ti'ly lace over bridal satin. The empire s^ath had an overskirt , effect Sgt'yfihe fitted bodice was styled Vnth long tapered sleeves. The scoop neckline had- a scalloped edge self ruffle accented with tiny seed peai'ls and sequins. The very generous circular trin was attached and fell from the back waistline. Her three- tiered imported veil of illusion was attached to a lovely headpiece, designed by Jesn Gowler, with a Chantilly lace bow to compliment her dress. It featured tiny silk roses and organza flowers accenting the forward style. The bride were the traditional something old, something new, something. Lot-rowed and something blue. Site carried a cascading bou- qu -, t of spicier mums tied with green satin streamers. Her only jewelry was a diamond pendant, a gift of the bridegroom. Miss Janet Sue Reynolds, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a floor length A- line empire silhouette gown fashioned of Holly red velvet w'th three quarter length fitted sleeves and jewel neckline. Her headpiece featured red velvet dior bows with petals to which a circular red veil was attached. She carried a single white rose tied with red velvet streamers. The bridesmaids were Miss Karen Voyles and Miss Barbara Voyles. sisters of the groom. They were dressed identically lo the maid of honor and also carried a single white rose. The tlower girl was little Miss Me> linda Bayer, whose dress was Lake College. of holly. The lovely five- tiered wedding cake was baked by Mrs. Sue Ellingsworth. It was separated by standards and decorated with rose designs topped with a miniature bride and groom. Pat Rynski, Sue Sursa and Judy Chapman, sisters of the groom, served as hostesses of the bride's table. Miss Barbara Reynolds and Miss Judy Poi*ter assisted at the gift table. Miss Janice Allen registered the guests as they entered the church. A pre- nuptial shower honoring the bride was given by Pat Rynski and Sue Sursa. The bride is a graduate of Mt. Vernon township high school and is employed in the office of Brehm-Hanna Chevrolet. The briegroom is a graduate of Mt. Vernon township high school and is a student at Rend Mr. and Mrs. Julius Myers The demanil foi competent le- quested to gal sect-claries hr.s encouraged ta ] skouh the Illinois Association of Legal Secretaries to establish a sebo-, LiLjraphi- lurnish a of hcrseli The recipient of this award must be a high school graduate j who desires to become a better of St. Louis, Mo., visited with ; larship fund. One recipient and ' trained legal secretary. The mo- Miss Sadie Lustig, Tuesday, en- a runner- up will be selected! notary award will be paid to route to Florida for an extended for mi , £250.00 award Irom a- me registrar <)f >"° college, jun- vacation. Mrs. Myers is the for-i ' , 1 ior college or business school mer Beatrice Ungar. Mrs. Ne i monR ™»™'™s subm.ttcd from. jn mmif . jn whj( . h th( , winnpj ., laCrawford of Bonnie was also j 20 chapers of 1ALS. This iund ! ( ] 0 siros to enroll. The selection; a guest of Miss Lustig Thurs- j will be used to further the ad- 1 will be made by three judges;; day. j vanced education of a prosper:- n lawyer, or judge, an eduea-! tive legal secretary. tor and the IALS scholarship Applicants for the scholarship chairman, must submit an official trans- The Mt. Vernon Legal Seere- script of their high school re- < taries Association encourages ord, a letter of recommendation • any qualified and interested stu- from their high school major j dent to contact Jeanette Mc- teacher or counselor and two j Bride by telephoning 242-0705 or such letters from persons other | 242-5509 (after 5:30 p.m.). The than members of their family | deadline for applications to l>e or IALS members, stating per- j submitted to the committee is sonal traits, leadership qualities ; February 20. The award will be and reasons why the applicant 1 made at the IALS annual con- is suited for work as a legal I vention in Peoria. Illinois, in secretary. Applicant is also re- April. -o- -o- -o- Henry Weerts, a resident of Hickory Grove Manor, will be 80 years old January 17, as reported by liis daughter-in-law, Mrs. Maxine Weerts . . . Em- inett Leneavo, of Route 2, Mt. Vernon will be 85 years old. January 16, as we were told by his daughter, Opal Burton. . . We do hope they will receive many other cards along with the one we are mailing today. also identical to those of the bridesmiads. She carried a white basket of spider mums. The. groom chose his brother- in iaw, Joseph,, Chapman, as best man. Groomsmen were "Eugene, Rynski and Edward Sursa, also brothers-in-law. The ring bearer was Master M e 1 v i n Wayne Bayer. The mother of the bride wore a three piece knit suit of royal blue with matching accessories. The bridegroom's mother wore a fitted coatdress of gold with brown overtones and matching accessories. Each wore a corsage of white carnations. Honored guests were the bride's grandparents Mr. and Mrs, Eur^age W. Witter. A reception was held in the church fellowship room immed- m.ely following the ceremony. The bride's table was covered with a white tablecloth draped with red nylon net and inter- sperced at the sides with sprigs The couple are making their home at 1302 south 13th street in Mt. Vernon. PERSONALS SAVE NOW DURING ONEIDA'S PLACE SETTING SALE December 26 Thru January 31 ONEIDACRAFT* — DELUXE STAINLESS by Oneida Start a solid stainless service or add to your present set during this extra special value sale. Limited time offer- order today . . . convenient form on back. 6-PC. PLACE SETTING $148 Regularly $6.50 "'• ijLft * Consumer Price li'CMlfc§/*l^ r teaspoons, hollow handle knife, dinner fork, salad fork, soup spoon. •^Trademarks of Oneida Ltd. JACKSON'S OFFER YOU: • Guaranteed Satisfaction • Credit Terms • Free Gift Wrapping 9 Greater Service • Greater Selection • Everyday Low Prices • Expert Watch and Jewelry Repair M. E. JACKSON SOUTH SIDE SQUARE Southern Illinois' Leading Jeweler For Over 47 Years Mrs. Earl Stine of Cisne shopped in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Mrs. Blanche Beal of Dix was a business visitor in the King City yesterday. Ida Mae Reed of West Frankfort; transacted business in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Connie Dressier of Scheller visited the King City yesterday. • Mrs. Ralph Flowers of Christopher transacted business in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Barbara Anderson of Bonnie shopped in the King City yesterday. Reba Rawls of McLeansboro j was a business visitor in Mt. Ver-; non Tuesday. Brenda Hiatt of Wayne City transacted business in the King City yesterday. Margie Kerry of Waitonville | shopped in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Veronica's Views By Veronica Voss It always is a great pleasure to see a town on the move — growing by leaps and bounds. You can feel it actually pulsating as you enter the city limits. And the new bank building, shining like motlen gold in the sunlight, is probably the most beautiful now structure in Southen Illinois. And so , mt. Vernon, long called the "King City." is truly that. I hope she will continue to progress, as she is now. -o- -o- -o- Well , at last one of the newest gadgets of modern times, a computer prognasti eating coming events with sucr accuracy. . . goofed — and was I pleased. The "Thing" predicted that the Baltimore Colts would beat the Nw York Jets by, I believe at last calculation, three Touchdowns. Joe Namath didn't think so — neither did the rest of the Jets. . . and they sure proved the master minded machine wrong. I could just picture tre metal marvel, gnashing its teeth with rage, every time Namath threw another completed pass. . . or one of the Jets interceptin another Colt pass. I What fun, and what: a game I -o- -o- -o- DEAR ABBY This Dad's All Mixed Up Abigail Van Buren HKCKY. MINOR Si I'M' and Mrs. Harvey K. Carson of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., are announcing the- engagement of their daughter, Becky Minor, to Tommy Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leon Johnson, of (hit city. A February wedding is being planned. DEAR ABBY: What, do you marks") and plenty of them, think of a father who encourag- j But she will not. be "cut down." es his 10-year-old daughter to j She has born fruit, aixl to give him long, hard kisses on j me hers is the most beautiful the lips? If - she gi% T es him a i body on earth. Sincerely, little peck on the cheek he pulls j An "M.D." in PASADENA, TEX. her back and says, "What kind ! DEAR DOCTOR: Please con- of kiss do you call that?" I will be honest and admit that he gets very little affection from me. You see, Abby, I don't especially care for my husband. Ever since I married him I have had to help him make a living and 1 am sick and tired of it. But I still don't think there is any excuse for his acting that way with his own daughter, do you? CONCERNED DEAR CONCERNED: Your husband should not be kissing his daughter in the manner you describe, no matter how little affection he gets from you. If you don't "especially care for vey a message to your wife for me. Lady, you have a wonderful husband! DEAR ABBY :You don't often pull a boner, but when you do it's a lulu. You mentioned the wives of a lot of men who had to get their hands dirty, among them were Thomas Edison, Charles Lindbergh, Walter P. Chrysler, and of all people THE WRIGHT BROTHERS. Abby, for your infoimation. both the WRIGHT BROTHERS were bachelors ! Sincerely. JACK H. IN L.A. CONFIDENTIAL TO "SINGLE IN SAN ANTONIO:" I said (and I repeat) that children should Bethel P.T.A. The Bethel Parent- 'I Association will be held at 7:.'!() p.m. be day, January 16 at the school. Arthur Samford will charge of the" program. Refreshments will be served by the third and fourth grade room mothers. -o- -o- -o- lliiir.iri'ssers Meet eacher . The Artistic Hairdressers nil' 1 Thurs-! Cosjiv'tologists Association, at- him" — clear out and take your j be disciplined by their parents Rashs Wed 37 Years In Massachusetts a group of young folks, inspired by their minister, have organized a new innovation called "The Gilded Gang." They go about treir town doing good things, anonymously, and asking no credit. Such works as cleaning snow from steps and walks where old folks, not able to do the work, live. See that hedges obstructing views at stop signs are trim- i med down, for the beenfit of daughter with you. If you remain, you are encouraging a sick, sick situation. DEAR ABBY: This is for the woman whose husband had not come near her in two years — since she'd had a hysterectomy. (She said he was the kind of man who' went around their property, cutting down all the imperfectly formed frees.) when they are guests in another's home. But if the parents sit by and say nothing when the child walks on the sofa, then the host should tell the child that floors are for walking on and sofas are for sitting on. And if that doesn't make an impressoin, I would demonstrate that bottoms are for paddling when children don't be- When I was a boy, I recall i have. we had two apple frees. One was beautiful and perfectly formed, but it bore no fruit. The other tore fuit and showed it by its bent and broken limbs. Dad eventually cut down the j envelope, beautiful but worthless one. FOR ABBY'S NEW BOOKLET My wife bore me five beau- "WHAT TEEN-AGERS WANT tiful children. Her breasts now TO KNOW," SEND $1.00 TO AB- Everybody has a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal„ 90069 and enclose a stamped, self addressed droop and her belly shows not- j BY, BOX 69700, LOS ANGELES D 0 ..'drivers. Boarding up an old a-! so-lovely sfria-gravida ("stretch 1 CAL., 90069. . noy tiabii or iv , , , , l __—_____ Mr. and Mrs. ^ Route 1, La Grange, 111., former ! ^ncloned house, with rotting an Mt. Vernon residents, will ob- j t^^UlT'^ Anything they serve their 37th wedding anni " versary January 16. They are the parents of three ; daughters, Mrs. Nelda Askew of Opdyke, Mrs. Johnetta clontz | see that needs to be taken care of, they do it. Isn't that a wonderful chane? -o- -o- -o- Mt. Vernon Garden Club Hears Manford Logan Last year, million adults filiate 42, met Monday eveninfr. January 1,'', at the Odd Fellows hall in Alt. Vernen. Seventy iivmhers and twelve geesls were pn'sent. i Following a delicious dinner i served by the Rebecca Lod^e i members, a short business meel- Merry Mixers flub .. \ "lg was held, conducted by the The Merry Mixers Club will : Prescient, Dmi T3aldrir.ee. meet at the home of Mrs. Pat 1 .Arlone Hawkins, Dix; Connie Lee. 1817 Highland View on Esmon, Keenes; «nd Marlene Thursday evening, January 16. , U illiamsi n. Nashville, took the All members arc asked to. pledge and were welcomed as bring a gift for the sunshine; new members, basket for the hospital patients.! The educational program was turned over to Jack Gittell i ol the Model Beauticians Com| [iany and he introduced h i s i guests. Participating in the program was Mary Eck. noted color consultant; and Iroir stylist, J; i y Shands from St. Louis. The next meeting will be on February 10. at the Hotel Lan- "enfeld, in Centralia. -O- -O- -o- j Siimnier.sville ! Round Dozen The Summcrsville Round Do- 1 zen Club met at the home of -o- -o- -o- Patton ('oninniriilery And Auxiliary The Patlon Commandery 69 and Auxiliary will have a potluck dinner Thursday, January 16 in the dining room ol the Masonic Temple. Serving will begin at six-thirty o'clock. -o- -o- -e- Ashley .Junior Woman's Club The Ashley Jr. Woman's Club McCauley Wednesday, held it's 25th meeting at the A delicious dinner was served Civic Building in Ashley on Jan- •'»• the noon hour to eight mem- uary 9th at 7 p.m. The meeting | hers and one guest, Mrs. Dorie was called to order by the Club 1 Atkinson, daughter of Mrs. Mc- President. Mrs. Lyle Kirgan. The Pledge of Allegiance and the Jr. Club Pledge was recited. The secretary called the roll and read minutes of the previous meeting. The treasur er u ley. The business meeting was conducted by the chairm a n, Mrs. Lulu Smith. She gave the names of the deceased members and read a poem in their and Mrs. Judy Bates both of; gave U p smoking cigaretts Pu^lP' y hav<? three! ' and in the a*?' group 12 to grandchildren. 18 a much ]ower fafe in smok . No special pans have been| inc was noticed, according to made tor occasion. ted the position of p r ogram chairman for the year. During the business meeting Garden Club met Friday after-, a cnange in f orma t of the club By RUTH GREENE Members of the Mt. Vernon HUMOR SCOREKEEPER noon at the Community Center, Conger and Ninth strees, with ia very fine attendance present. | Mrs. Edwin Wood . president, : presided and preceding the bus- the latest report by two doctors, engaged in this research. One was asked if he thought a filter made the cigarcft safer and his reply: "A safe cigarette is no cigarette." Pipe or cigar, 0. K. A man got to the baseball i ; game a bit late, the third inn- \ — ing had started as he sat down : in his seat next to a five-year- j old girl eating Cracker jack. "Who is leading?" asked the man. "My little brother," she re- Gospel Singing by Spiritualaires in S tne P ast - 28 y ears in thlK pled. "I've found three peanuts and others Wednesday. January district, has been on sod eonser- and he's found give." 15, 7:30 p.m. vation. His informative talk was was brought before the members upon the recommendation of Ihe board of the club. After discussion the members voted to eliminnte Ihe winter months iness meeting presented Mrs.; of the culb, namely December, Elmer Nolan, who was program January and February. Many clubs in the district disband through the summer months CHURCHES HOUSE OF PRAYER 5th, Perkins chairman of the day. The program of tlie month was on the all- important subject of "Conservation." Mrs. Nolan presented Manford Logan of the TJ. S. Department of Agriculture, whose specialty dur but the Mt. Vernon Garden club indicated a desire to meet during the flower and vegetable growing months of tlie year and eliminate the winter months. Upon the recommendation of the board and after due discussion the members decided for illustrated with slides and the "'e next, year they would elimi- many questions of the listeners, nate ihe exhibit chairman and were authoritatively answered \ not request artistic arrange- i on the ways and means commit er's report was given and filed honor, for audit. Mrs. Margie Spotanski was welcomed as a new member to the club. Mrs. Kirgan read a thank you note received from Boys Town, Grafton, for the The devotions were given by Mrs. Lilly Morgan, who used as her theme, " Hidden Powers." which was pointed out as being built in each person. Mrs. Neva Bmdford was in Christmas gifts donated by the i charge ol the entertainment, club; and a letter received from ; The next meeting will be held Mrs. Leo Hall, Chairman of the at the home of Mrs. Birdie 22nd District nominating com- Clarke, mittee concerning nominations of 22nd District officers. A film entitled "The Only Kid on The Block" was shown by Howard Frcderking, chairman of the Washington County National Foundation for the March ol Dimes. Miss Eileen Resch gave her report on the March of Dimes campaign. Mrs. Harold Evans reported on her visit to Boys Town, Grafton, on Deccmlwr 15. Mrs. William Shelton reported -o- -o- -o- I'ostpnne JH Federal ion .Meeting Due to semester examinations the officers of the Jefferson County 1-H federation has canceled the the meeting scheduled for Thursday. January 16 and has rescheduled a meeting for Thursday, January .10, at 7:.10 p.m. in the county courthouse basement. by Mr. Logan. Tlie need for controlling excessive moisture to prevent soil erosion on hillsides was graphically shown ments and horticulture to be brought to the club for judging. Members, however, are urged at all times to bring unusually Mrs. Fred Hawkins, chairman fine s P° ci ™ n s of horticulture tee and plans which are under way for a chilli supper to be held in February. Mrs. William Evans reported , on Ihe social committee and P al;icp Quick Quiz Q — What is* the center of the Russian government, located in Moscow, called? A — The Grand Kremlin of the nominating committee,! or . , arrangements in I presented the slate of officers ' for tlie year 1969-70 which begins in April. They include Mrs. Edwin Wood, president; Mrs. L. A. Mylius, first vice- president; Mi's. Eddie Mifflin, second vice- president; Mrs. Homer Rutherford, secretary; Mrs. K. E. Greene, treasurer; Mrs. L. F. Murphy, parliamentarian. This slate of officers was unanimously accepted and will be installed at the March meeting. with the season of the year so that they may be viewed and enjoyed by tlie members. They will not be judged but may be discu.-:sed if so desired. Mrs. Frank Hrovatin, a former member, was w e Icomed back into membership in the club. A fine program has been planned for the meeting of Friday February 14, at which time Mrs. Lloyd DeWitt will bring the pro- keeping S plans for the Valentine Party for February 8th Q —- What is the only hobby Club members also voted t ol reBUlaled by international donate to the fund. -o- "Pennies for Art' treaty? A — Amateur radio. V * * Mrs. Homer Rutherford and j gram, "Wandering Through Win Mrs. "L^F. Murphy had accep-|ter." ^ American Legion Auxiliary To Meet Tlie American Legion Auxii iavy will meet Thursday, Jan uary 16 at tlie Legion hall. All members are urged to at lend. Refreshments will be during the social hour. I Q What: are tlie world's j highest flying birds? j A — Geese. They have been : known to fly as high as 29,000 feet above sea level. o- -o- -o- Q — What animal has the largest eyes ? i Tlie horse. Its eyes are about served 1 1 1 ^ times the size of a man's 'e^es.
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