Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 25, 1969 · Page 3
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Saturday, January 25, 1969
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 1969 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 3—A SHOWN APOVE are, Marvin Powers and John from left, Joe Sutton,, J. Morely Mr. Sutton was guest speaker at the Wednesday meeting of the Mt. Vernon Lions Club. He spoke concerning his recent visit and work in Saigon, Vietnam. Mn Morely, who is a world traveler and has spent some time in Vietnam, and Al Swartz were guests of the club. J. Marvin Powers was,in charge of the program. Socially ! Yours I By NADSNE I Nancy Jarrell of 432 South. | Tenth street will take part in ; a special concert by the Southern Illinois University Orches-. tra Wednesday, January 29 at, ,8:00 o'clock. The concert will' i be presented at SIU 's Shyrock | auditorium at the Cabrondale campus. . -o- -o- -o•John Wilkerson of Belle Rive" • will be 80 years old January [ 30, as reported by his grand- ; daughter, Brenda Wilkerson. . Effie Dove will be 71 years old January 26 and Elmer Clampet ; will be 90 years old January ; | 31. They are residents of the : Hickory View Manor. Emma; Walls a resident of Hickory I Grove Manor will be 89 years old January 30. Their birthdays were reported by Mildred Van ' Dyke, activity director of the j homes. . . James Summers of I the Maple Grove Shelter.Care. ! 1304 Main street, will be 84 ! years old January 30. . . We' | do hope each will receive many i other cards along with the one ; we are mailing today. Loyal Women's Class Meets The Loyal Women's class of the Central Church of Christ net Thursday, January 24 at the home of Mrs. Jocelyn Green 2200 Lamar. A delicious pot luck luncheon was. served at the noon hour. A business session followed the luncheon. Mrs. Flossie Hefner, class teacher, was to present the program, but due to illness of her husband was unable to attend. Mrs. Goldie Endicott was in charge of the social hour. Mrs. Myrtle Holland provided music. Guests of the meeting were Walter Endicott, Mrs. Nell Willoughby and Mrs. Mattie B. Teter. ' -o- o- -o- Bridal Shower For Patty Boyle Miss Patty Jo Boyle was guest of honor at a bridal shower given by Maxine Scrivner and Lois Ohley at the Scrivner home Thursday eveni n g, January 16. • Games were played and prizes awarded to Dorothy Orrick, Barbara Price, Betty Hodge and Hilda Huston. Refreshments of cake, punch ind coffee were served to 23 ' juests. The Scrivner home was lecorated with white wedding bells, using pink and white as the coolr theme. The guest of honor received many lovely gifts. Miss Boyle will become the bride of Dennis Shroyer on February 8. -o- -o- -o- W.S.C.S. and Guild Meets Jointly A joint meeting of the Women's Society of Christian Service and Wesleyan Service Guild of Epworth United Methodist church was held recently In the che church parlor. After brief separate business sessions the groups assembled to hear a review of the study book, "Mandate for Mission" presented by Mrs. Doris Stitch Atkinson. The study.' gave a forthright picture of the conditions in today's world, the Dhanging- situations that require various approaches to mission endeavors and the inspiration to forge through the turbulance of difficulties in order to reach calmness and peace. Mrs. Atkinson used original charts in her presentation and the study was greatly appreciated and enjoyed by the entire audience. The meeting was dismissed with prayer led by Mrs. Jennie Ruth Leiws. Refreshments were served by guild hostesses, Luiclle Jones and Fern Gurley. On February 11 Epworth Guild will be hostess church for the annual Tri- Guild meeting. -o- -o- -o- Sewlng Box Club Meets The Sewing Box Club met Tuesday night with Mrs. Don Shafer. There were twelve members present. The meeting was called to order by Club President Dena Smith. Reports by the secretary and treasurer were read and approved. New officers were elected and installed for the coming year: Lavon Hess, president; Lee Verheyen, vice- president; Dorothy Shafer, secretary, and Doris Harmon, treasurer. Projects for the coming year were discussed. It was decided to continue to make lap robes for nursing home residents. After Hie meeting adjourned games were played with several guests receiving gifts. Bernice Bowles presented the hostess with a beautiful pin as her hostess gift. Names were drawn for new mystery pals, after which the hostess served delicious refreshments, assisted by her daughter, Cindy, and Dena Smith. The next meeting will be held February 18 at the home of Lee Verheyen. All memers are asked to bring their scissors, -o • -o- -o- Skllls and Craft Club At the next Skills and Crafts Club meeting on January 27 instructions will be given on making the "Bread Dough Flowers." For this, you will need: four slices of white bread, white glue, small container (such as a cereal bowl), scissors, and wax paper. Also instructions will be given on making the beach jackets. For this, you will need two towels which' are 24"x42", with fringe on both ends. Also you will heed thread, scissors, binding tape, needle, and a newspaper to cut out the pattern. Three portable sewing machines will be available through the courtesy of Singers so that you may sew on the jackets at the meeting. During the months of February, March, and April, the Skill and Craft Club will hold their meetings at the housing authority at 7:00 o'clock. Visistors are welcome. PERSONALS Mrs. Amanda King of Mt. Zion, a former resident of Bluford, is a patient at St. Mary's Hospital, Room 334, Decatur, III. 62500. She would apprec i at e hearing from her realtives and friends in the area. Mrs. King recently underwent surgery and is reported improving, -o- -o- -o- Hulda Clemmons of Addieville shopped in Mt. Vernon Friday. Paul S'. Webb of Ewing was a business visitor in the King City yesterday. Edith B. Miller of Sesser transacted business in Mt. Vernon Frdiay. John T. Gibbs of McLeansbo- I ro visited the King City yes-! terday. j Leland Hale of Bonnie was! | a business visitor in Mt. Ver- j j non Friday. I Morris Jones of Opdyke trans- J | acted business in the King City j yesterday. \ Mrs. Highsmith j Gets Big Cake on 80th Birthday 1 After the report of the 80t.h birthday of Mrs. Albert C. High- \ smith in The Register - News, she received over 50 cards and many telephone calls. MR. AND MRS. i Milliard & Mvers Pholcl GALE MOONEY -o- -o- -o- Casually Smart Printed Pattern MAR OTA KAY CROSS Mr. and Mrs. (Tharles Swayze are announcing the engagement of their daughter Marcia Kay, to Thomas Alan Vowell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leland Vowell, all of this city. The bride-to-be is a senior at the Mt. Vernon township high school and is employed at Featherstun's. The prospective groom is a 1965 graduate of the Mt. Vernon township high school and is employed at the Mt. Vernon Register-News. A June wedding is being planned. DEAR ABBY Only Her Doctor Knows For Sure Abigail Van Buren dren - Mrs - Wm - H - Crane ° f I Prairie Village, Kan., Mrs. Roy DEAR ABBY,: About throe ; me something to read out loud I L. Gowler, Ray Highsmith, Ken- months ago my wife became I to her. A SLAVE neth Highsmith and Mrs. Eve- sick with nerves and female; DEAR SLAVE: Sorry, Honey, : rett Greer all of Mt. Vernon trouble so she went to her doc- j I'm afraid this is another let- j and Norma Highsmith, at home, tor who put her on medication, j ter your mother's going to read | Mrs. Highsmith is in good She seemed to be doing fine ; out loud to you: Anything you j health and she and her daugh- until a few weeks ago when j can do around the house to ligh- I ter Norma attends the Camp she started waking up in the i ten your mother's burden, you ! Ground Baptist church, middle of the night kissing me should do willingly. You are get and loving me and calling me ting excellent training house' Mr. and Mrs. Gale Mooney of Boyd will observe their 35th wedding anniversary Monday. .January L'T. In February, 1932 Mrs. High- ; r .. nTh f VV^ T^u* °Vw ch,Wl ™' * IrS - •J a !". eS smith started a "project" f or Oilliland of Walnut Ilill and Wayne Mooney or l)i\ her first grandson's first birth-: They have two grandchildren. day, by baking a small white j No special plans have been made for the occasion cake in an angel food cake pan I Her husband, the late Albert C. Highsmith, decorated the white frosted cake with the name, age and date. This was continued over 36 years as she baked over 250 small cakes for I all of her 17 grandchildren and 16 great- grandchildren. This year her children surprised her by presenting her with an "oversized" angel food cake, baked by a daughter, and decorated similar to the ones she has so faithfully baked dur- ig the past years. Punch was served and after she opened her gifts pcitures were taken. She is the mother of six chil "Walter." (That's her doctor's name.) I called up her doctor, and asked him what was going on keeping , personal neatness and child care. Appreciate your mother and her efforts to make you a tidy, well- organized between him and my wife, and young lady. You will never live he said, "Nothing. Forget it. long enough to repay her. And All my women patients feel that unfortunately, neither will she. way about me." DEAR ABBY: Thanks for say- I don't know what to do next. I mg that in case a marriage I hate to leave my wife after j breaks up the bride is entitled 22 years of a happy marriage, i to the gifts given to her by but I'm sure as heck not going i her side of the family, and the to pay a doctor for the privi- groom is entitled to those given lege of fooling around with my < by his side, wife. Do many doctors actually I i r e c e n tly spent three Honored On Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Harrell were guests of honor at a dinner in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary January 22, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Royal Storey. A pot luck dinner was served at 6:30 o'clock. The tables were decorated with silver and pink candles. Following the dinner games were conducted by Maxine BETTY CANARY That First Plane Ride-Ah! I try to be gentle with my here I am, almost 13, and I've children. And when I find my- 1 never ridden on u jet." self leaning the other way, I; Today, of course, I board a just think of them as parents-; [,|. ;nc with aplomb and my ta- to-Le. Thinking this way for a pestry cosmetics case. However half- hour isn't so bad because , j t , va sn't always that way. Alter all I do then is give them 15| seV eral pointed remarks about cents each and send them down J my son - s attitude, I told him to the drugstore. An hour of| L . O0U t my vcry n rs t plane ride, this kind of thinking and usually j i was in the third grade and I have to lie down. |had begged for weeks for the I'm not implying I'm caught j r jd e after seeing a poster announcing there would be rides for $1 each al our county fair. T agreed to go without souvenirs give up the ferris wheel arH the merry- go-round, have nothing to eat (and I also pro- I get is like the one from my j mised my parents I'd do wilh- son Stu. He . folded his arms j ou t new shoes for u year and over his chest and said, "Tell .forgot about the Easier bunny, me, mother of many winters, i although they didn't hold me how it was in the arly days t0 this( because all I wanted of our people." wns to ride fj vo minutes in that The reaction I get from my . ma . vclout , a i rp i anP . husband at a time, like this is,; Tru1hfu -„ y j reme ml,er nothing about the flight because I was sick the entire five min- aUf SUX \utes and no doubt the pilot, for his 13th birthday, a ; poor ^ rcmembcrs me sti] ,. plane ticket However, I stood in front of We agreed that a plane trip c]ass a( schooJ (jnd (ok , would be a nice gift (it sure j ol ^ m „ 11B j. abo , ,. ide in the generation gap. Actually, it's more like being caught between two speeding trains. But, when I try to explain to them the problems of being a parent today, well, the kind ol reaction "For Lord's sake, Betty, stop slapping at him that way!" It wants, Plan 1969 Cancer Drive For Grand Prairie Plaris for the 1969 Cancer Drive for Grand Prairie township got underway this week when twelve volunteer workers met at the home of Mrs. Maxine Copple, for a morning coffee to discuss the drive. March 28 was set as the date fot the annual "Singarama" to 9405 If |i 2 y 2 -22'/ 2 In) lUkf's evw'ffik>Tf£*« , Shifting into 1969 gear, the shape that makes news makes you look narrower right down the middle, Sew it in ottoman, textured knit, smooth silk. Printed Pattern 9405: Half Sizes 12V 2 , I4y 2 , 16V 2 , ISV2, 20V 2 , 22V2. Size (bust 37) requires 2% yards 45-inch. SIXTY-FIVE CENTS in coins for each pattern—add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Send to' Marian Martin (Mt. Vernon Register-News), Pattern Dept., 232 West 18th St., , New York, N.Y. 10011. Print Name, Address with Zip, Size and Style Number. What's new for now? 1.07 answers in our Fall-Winter Pattern Catalog. Free pattern coupon in Catalog. Send 50c New INSTANT SEWING Book —shows you how to sew it today, wear it tomorrow. Over 500 pictures. Only $1. take such liberties with their | months in India and while there 1 Chambliss and Bertha Storey lady patients Or could my wife ; 1 attended two weddings. Altho 1 A gift was awarded to Ann Har- 1 about the whole thing and I be dreaming WORRIED ' ....... ... DEAR WORRIED: I have no statistics, but it's a pretty good bet that there are more women v, -i. u_ » it . -4 i enormous lies anoijt my ^1 g ! ^ ?°r Se ^saying, among other things, that at the hobby store) and I wrote ,, had seen f > sta(es Thjs wo(j]d a letter to his aunt Ruth. She, j h . m , bf , cn truJy wonderful if him, i j t been true because , , , „ -J.," I were at an altitude see that he got on the flighting fcot heme. , i '* , . _ , . . Stu seemes rather complacent " You soc - 1 sa,d ,0 S,l \ lh,s is what I mean when I try xplain.about the things that. in turn, agreed to meet take him to dinner and we some to who dream about their doctors than doctors who would risk their practices by taking such liberties. But if the doctor actually said what you said he the participants were Christian, rell. remarked that he should be ex^ haDDcnod iust ln one gene the culture is 5,000 years old A lovely silver tree, designed' tiled. After all, I nagged, >^ ad ^_ ha S^ and their customs are deeply by Maxine Chambliss, was pre- 1 the prospect of his first plane atloa • *» 1 ingrained in their lives. i sonted the Harrells. After the ceremony, a "recep- . Those attending were Para tion" is held and all the gifts Harrell of Champaign, Mr. and In 8 in such a few years. . "When . " he asked, "do you are opened. Each gift is listed, described and the value noted in a large ledger. There are two- said, he's either joking or he's [ columns, for the bride's side, an ass. • and one for the groom's side. DEAR ABBY: I am 15 and ; 1 later learned that the reason I hate my mother. But we are j for this was in case of a sepa- even because she hates me, too. j ration there will be no question I am treated like a slave around j about who gets what. Sincerely here. I have to do all the supper c.C.Y. SR., BELTSVILLE.M.D dishes, make my own bed and Mrs. Howard Golightly of Belleville, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Sammons, Mr. and Mr. Keith Woods, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Harp Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Chambliss, Mr. and Mrs. Bell Gastons, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ellis, Mr. and [riae wasn't thrilling, then why '^tXd patfent-^TWA will be putting roc ]y, "it seems reidiculous that < *ets mto o P eratt6n? Girl Scouts The Mt. Vernon Association of Shagbark Council will meet — , , Monday evening, January 27 at Mrs. Glen Duncan and Mr. and! 7:30 p.m. at the Girl Scout Lit- Mrs. Howard Phillips. j tie House. — i All registered adult Scouts are Wear arid Toss Away ' urged to attend. Paper dresses have gained: The program will be a film . CONFIDENTIAL TO DALLAS: hang up my clothes the second : Apparently your wife has been [herf fSTnyway W Y«terdav^''' tendin - g - ^ " in *e: popularity "among thTymmlTsel story of Camp Cedar Point sho ; Sd^to^^r^^s^^^ Joints Drive her to work ! They call it the "fun dress", and wing summer activities and il- ^ZS^^S^\^- aanm8 and keep flit 's so inexpensive. What 's more lustrates ^f^LTeZi - - ... .= car. „„ i„„„,^, _ y olI n ies have taken advantage 01 me and do it herself, but she Everybody has a problem, made me do everything over what's yours? For a personal a g ain - * reply write to Abby, Box 69700, Now I have to look after my Los Angeles, Cal., 90069 and en- little sisters because the doctor \ close a st . impe d, self- addressed told Mother she has to get more . enV elope. rest. I'd like to get out of the house once in a while to be FOR ABBY'S NEW BOOKLET with my frierids. My mother "WHAT TEEN-AGERS WANT is always reading your column TO KNOW," SEND $1.00 TO AB- out loud to me, so please be BY, BOX 69700, LO SANGLES, on my side, Abby, and give ; CAL. 90069. inexpensive, no laundry problems simply throw it away! Camp Cedar Point. be held at the Grand Paririe school. Those attending the coffee were Helen Corners, Marilyn • Copple. Ora Thurness, Louise Chana, Viola Pitchford, Grace Ratts, Nola Hake, Viola Donoho, Amy Ewing, Pat Copeland and daughter, Maria, Mary Burns, Miss Jane Copple and Miss Shannon Corners. Veronica's Views... By VERONICA VOSS For everyday health needs—we are at your service. Wide selection of famous r :-3 health supplies. . BROWN'S HE PRESCRIPTIONSHG 1010 MAIN 242- 037 5 Park Avenue Baptist Church 900 PARK AVENUE 9:30 A.M. Sunday School 10:30 A.M. "Man's Quest For God", Job 23:3 — Pastor 6:30 P.M. training Union 7:30 P.M. "When A Man Goes To Church" Isa. 6 — Rev. Kenneth Kail : I 1 Pastor, EVERETT LCMAY With the inauguration of our new President fresh in our minds, I think it fitting to mention the fact that, he and everyone in the country, thought he was finished politically. As he was entering the door, prepa- tory to taking the oath of office, someone asked him if he Officer 1849. . Defeated for Senate 1854. . . Defeated for nomination for Vice - President 1 1856. . . Again defeated for Se- [ nate 1858. . . . elected Presi- j dent 1860, the 16th President, j Lincoln had a conviction that i God had given him a mission 1 to fulfil. It never occurred to 1 T thought he would ever he Presi-; him to stop trying, dent, and his reply: "If I were! it took John Wilkes Booth to a betting man, six years ago j stop him, in 1865, with a bullet. Lincoln, the personi- I would have said, if asked the question. . . 1,000 to 1, No." One hundred and three years ago an assassins bullet felled . America's greatest example of perserverance — Abraham Lincoln. His failures Abraham fication of greatness. CHANGE YOUR HAIRSTYLE If you are planning a switch from miniskirts to midi, make read like a litany. Lost his job ! certain you are ready for the in 1832. . . . defeated for legislature in 1832. . . failed in business, 1833. . . elected legislator 1834. . . Sweetheart died 1835. . . Nervous breakdown 1836. . . Defeated for Speaker 1836. . . Defeated for nomination for Congress 1843. . . Elected to Congress 1846. . . Lost nomination! 1848. . . Rejected for Land change. The current look is one of old-fashioned softness with new-fashioned charm and your hairstyle should reflect this. The word from many leading hairstylists is that the curly "Littla Orphan Annie" style will .sweep out the ever-popular straight ones. Others favor a midi hairstyle, neither curly nor straight, but a flattering compromise. JANSEN'S SERVICE LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING 10% Off ON ALL DRY CLEANING ORDERS LARGE OR SMALL -SPECIALS- These 3 Days Only Mon., Tues., Wed., Jan. 27, 28, 29 Pick Up or Uave 7 A.M. to 11 P.M WE NOW HAVE FACILITIES FOR CLEANING PLASTIC AND VINYL SUEDE COATS 160 MINUTE SERVICE 8:00 A.M. to 5 P.MT] FREE Parking en Side of Building Jim Jansen, Owner 318 Soufh 10th — Open 6 A.M. to Midnight Daily Attendants On Duty At All Times. HOME DECORATING NEWS PICTURES AND W A L L ORNAMENTS (five a room the touches of color and visual intrigue that help it to "come alive". The finest furniture will have an incomplete look if the walls are all bare. 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