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6—A TixS REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, JANUARY ZS, 1969 PERSONALS Robert Jones, Dwight Withrow and Gloria Wood of Bluford have returned to their homes after spending the weekend in: DeKalb, where they were called due to the serious illness of Virgil Jones, a former Bluford resident. Mr. Jones would appreciate hearing from his relatives and friends in this area. His address is: Virgil Jones, Route 1, DeKalb,, HI. —60115. -o- -o- -o- Nina Mulvaney of Salem shopped in Mt. Vernon Monday. Osgood Johannes of Centralia was a business visitor in the King City yesterday. Mrs. Harry Tate of McLeansboro transacted business In Mt, Vernon Monday. Judy Laur of Sesser shopped in the King City yesterday. LaReta Burzynski of Valier was a business visitor in Mt. Vernon Monday. Mary Dorris of West Frankfort transacted business in the King City yesterday. Dorothy Burberry of Benton shopped in Mt. Vernon Monday. Sue Mullins of Bluford visited the King City yesterday. Elect Officers At Learning, Vision Meeting The election of officers was held at the annual busin ess neeting of the Jefferson County Foundation for Vision and .earning Disorders last Thurs- lay. Dr. William A. Grant was reelected president and Dr. Bruce R. Amble, secretary. Robert Krebs was elected treasurer, replacing Dr. Rodger Jenkins. Directors attending the meeting included Krebs, Amble, Grant, Mrs. Margaret Setzekorn, and Mrs. Marcella Sinder. Directors absent were John Buerkle, Ogle Ellis and Duane Bryant. A teachers meeting was held prior to the business meeting in the afternoon and a demonstration of pre- school and pri-) mary screening tests were de monstrated. MISS MARY LOU TUCK Lainson Studio) Mr. and Mrs. Lewis L. Tuck off Littleton, Colo., are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Mary Lou, to Timothy Farrel Stewart, son of Mrs. Clifford McAleenan of Pine Orchard, Branford, Conn., and William D. Stewart of Darien, Conn.. The bride-elect is a graduate of the Judsou School, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colo. The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of tht Tabor Academy, Marion, Mass., and Colorado State University. He is presently attending officer candidate school at Fort Sill, Okla. Miss Tuck is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will I. Lewis of this city and the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis L. Tuck of Mt. Vernon. The wedding will be an event of early summer. 4-H Federation The Jefferson County 4-H Federation will hold its regul a r meeting in the county courthouse at 7:00 p.m. on January 30. This meeting was re- scheduled as a result of a previous meeting cancellation. All 4-H club members, leaders, and delegates are urged to attend this important meetin at which time the yearly program will be discussed and plans for several county events will be made. The program will be under the direction of K a t hleen Schuttee, who will show scenic views of the Western states. Refreshments will be served. -o- -o- -o- Red Cross Gray Ladies Te Red Cross Gray Lady shoppers this week are Alta Davis, Delia Tuegel, Peggy Fry and Opal Gowler. On Wednesday of each week a group of these volunteer workers shop for the patients at the Mt. Vernon State Tuberculosis Sanitarium. -o- -o- -o- Plan Meeting On Nutrition Jefferson County residents who are interested in promoting nutrition education are urged to attend a special meeting on Tuesday, January 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the county courthouse basement. An interesting program has been planned and the group will be discussing various ways of assisting the people of Jefferson county in improving nutrition for themselves and their families. It is important that interested people attend as future plans will be made for the continuance of this program DEAR ABBY . . . A Little 'Zip 7 Makes A Lot Of Difference Abigail Van Buren Dr. Phillips Is Promoted Dr. William B. Phillips has been promoted to senior engineer in the Boulder Systems Development Division laboratory of the International Business Machines Corp. at Boulder, Colo. He win continue to manage tape device technology pro[rams. Phillips joined IBM in 1957 is a junior engineer at Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was promoted to associate engineer in 1957 and to staff engineer two years later. In 1962 he entered the IBM fellowship program, under which he earned the Ph. D. in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1966. On return from educational leave, he joined the tape device technology group at Boulder, Colo., as project engineer. He has been manager since his promotion in 1967. Phillips earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and also studied at Syracuse University. He holds memberships in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Sigma Xi engineering honorary, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A United States patent has been issued in his name and another is pending. He and his wife, Mary, and their three children live at 1965 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, Colo. Dr. Phillips is the son of Russell Phillips and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Burrell Phillips of 719 Harrison, Mt. Vernon. Laymens Day Observed Pleasant Hill Baptist church, Salem Road, observed Laymens Day with an early morning breakfast at the church Sunday morning. Fifty men and boys enjoyed the meal prepared by men of the church. At the close of the breakfast, Rev. Ross Partridge gave a talk on the subject: "The Need of Men in Church Life." He touched briefly on his recent tour of the Holy Land. Immediately after the morning service, Rev. Partridge left for Joliet, where he will preach and conduct a week of book study. PEAR ABBY: Is there anything wrong with a man wanting his wife to get all dolled up just for his benefit once in a while? I don't mean every right, but maybe once a week she could get her hair done, make up her face and put on somethig sexy, enticing and just a bit revealing for her man I don't expect my wife to put on a 30- minute strip tease, but what's wrong with giving the old man the "come on" when they're alone in private? She knows I've never been unfaithful. I'm sober, hardworking, and I give her unrestricted use of the checkbpok. We're both in our mid- thirties, have three nice children, and she doesn't work outside the home. Am I wrong? She thinks I'm crazy. Sign me. . . CASEY DEAR CASEY: Your wife is "trazy" if she doesn't jump at the chance to put a little zip into your marriage. There's no excuse for a wife striking out when her man pitches 'em right ever the plate. DEAR ABBY: I didn't appreciate that letter from ELAINE lambasting people who send annual newsletters to their friends at Christmas time. As you have probably guessed, I write an annual newsletter and must say that I, for one, look forward each year to receiving them from old friends we seldom see but who are often in our thoughts. I would rather get a mimeo- p^uphed newsletter at Christmas than a card with the senders name printed at the bot- trrn. May I defend the newsletter set and lambaste the card senders whose cards are about as personal as the "occupant" throw-aways we are always re­ ceiving . My retort would go something like this: "Dear Friend, Your Christmas card was received so we know you still have our address. "It must have come out of I he $2.50 box at least. Or are you one of those smart shoppers who waits until after Christ mns to buy them at half price? "Your message was really original. 'Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" I bet you j eally had to burn the midnight oil to come up with something so creative. Glad your name was printed on the bottom. Never could remember how to spell your name. And O, yes, one more thing. My memory isn't as good as it used to be. Who are you anyway?" Sincerely, MARGY DEAR ABBY: guess what? You saved my life. I am stationed at a base four miles from Cambodia. This morning at 0830 we received incoming 32MM mortar 40-50 to be exact. I was sitting hear reading the Stars and Stripes, turned the page and elected to read DEAR ABBY. I got so interested in it I put off Mother Nature for a fef minutes. Lucky for me. It turned out that the latrine was the center of Charlie Cong's vengeance. So Decause of your article I am stul here. Thank you! "STILL HERE" DEAR STILL: Thanks for writing. You made my day. Everybody has a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply write to Abby, Box 6970, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069, and enclose a stamped, self- addressed envelope. For Abby 's Booklet, "How To Have A Lovely Wedding," send S1.00 To Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069. Sew and Save 34 Students On Honor Roll At Wood lawn High School All-Year Flowers Keep fresh flowers in your home all year — embroider roses, tulips, pansies on kitchen, guest towels, cloth. Bring the outdoors in — embroider flowers in brilliant colors. Pattern 7240: four 6%x9%" motifs, four 3x6". FIFTY CENTS (coins) for each pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Send to Alice Brooks (Mt. Vernon Register-News), Needlecraft Dept., Box 163, Old Chelsea Station, New York, N.Y. 10011. Print Name, Address, Zip, Pattern Number. Giant, new 1969 Needlecraft Catalog — over 200 designs to choose, 3 free patterns printed inside. Send 50c now. NEW! "50 INSTANT GIFTS" — fabulous fashions, toys, decorator accessories. Make it today, give it tomorrow! Ideal for all occasions. 50c "16 Jiffy Rugs" to knit, crochet, weave, sew, hook. 50c Book of 12 Prize Afghans. 50c Bargain! Quilt Book 1 has 16 beautiful patterns. 50c Museum Quilt Book 2 — patterns for 12 superb quilts. 50c Book 3. "Quilts for Today's Living". 15 patterns. 50c POLLY'S POINTERS Seeks Way To Restore A Dented Lamp Shade DEAR POLLY — I bought a lamp shade at a greatly reduced price because it was dented. I hope someone can tell me how to restore it and remove the dent or at least make the creases less noticeable. Mrs. W.A.D. DEAR POLLY — I am answering Mrs. H.C.M. in regard to the care of her flagstone floor in a breezeway. We have such a floor on our porch and each spring my husband washes it thoroughly and then applies ValOil. It leaves a pretty shin and lasts all summer. —ALMA DEAR READERS — We try to mention any hrand names. As far as we could tletermine, there was no other way to describe this "paint." It is recommended by so many who also found it impervious to moisture. I also learned that there is another preparation, obt a i nable from stone dealers, that highlights colors with no shine or gloss and makes regular cleaning far easier. —POLLY DEAR POLLY — I never gave left- handed oven mitts a thought until I saw my daughter put a right- handed one on her left hand. When asked why she did this, she said she always holds a dish or pan with her left hand while she stirs or bastes with her right one. Doesn't everyone? The trouble is the padding of a right handed mitt will be on the back of the left hand. Are left- handed mitts available. If not, I think I will make some. —DONIA DEAR POLLY — In answer to Mabel's inquiry concerning the cleaning of her plastic - cov ered kitchen chairs: I want to tell her that I have used ligh ter fluid. —JOCELYN MISS RUTH ANN JEFrERS Mrs. Thelma Thompson of Ashley is announcing the engagement of her daughter, Ruth Ann, to Danny E. Hoeinghaus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hoeinghaus of Mt. Vernon. The bride-elect is a 1968 graduate of the Ashley high school and is employed by Consolidated Foods Hoben Candy Branch of Ashley. The prospective bridegroom is a 1967 gradaute of the Woodlawn high school and is now attending Southern Illinois University. Wedding plans are incomplete. Veronica's Views... By VERONICA VOSS There were 34 students on the honor roll for the first semester at the Woodlawn Community high school, as announced by R. L. Stafford, principal. The students are as follows: Steve Danner, Jo Alice Hahn, Nancy Clinton, Duane Revis, Diana Braddy, Jim Bushong, Tony Draege, Maryann Stevens and Dannie Tinsley. JUNIORS: Marilyn Boldt, Brenda Darege, Carol Biddle, Linda Rightnowar, Phyllis Ful- lerton, Wanda Lisenby, Joyce Earls, Sandra Knox, Becky Champ, Rick Corners and Beverly Hart. Sophomores: Joann Brown, Roderick Downes, Connie Sargent, Darla Smith, Francine Stankwych, Alan Riddle, Jim Fenoli, Debra Gilbert, L i nda Knox, Bobbie Robertson and Glenna Shurtz. FRESHMEN: Randy Hart, Kenny Roberts and Cathy Tinsley. Quick Quiz Q—Do all birds let their feet trail behind when they fly? A—No, passerine birds fly with their toes brought forward. - VFW DANCE - Music By: JACK TOWNSEND & THE FRONTIERS Fiji. Nite, Jan. 31—9:30 P.M. Til 12:30 A.M. Mtfnbcrs and their gu«tts are urged to come on down Fricjay nite. Good music and comradeshipl 4-H CLUBS The Kan-Did 4-H club will hold its first meeting of the yearon Monday, February. 3, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the West Salem Methodist church. Any girl, nine years old or older, who is interested in joining a home economics club is welcome to attend. Mothers are invited to attend with their daughters. CASE FOR LIGHT LIPSTICKS Match your lipstick and nail polish to the color of clothes you wear. (Pink make-up does not go with orange accessories,, for instance). And for this season, try to keep those shades as light as possible, yet brighf and vibrant TIZZY by Kate Osann "A photo album is a lot of fun if you don't mind what you used to look likel", The title of this should read "The Deadhead and the Lime Tree". . . which is what it is all about. There was so much good laughter after my "chasing the train two blocks story" (there were many many other unusual happenings in my 12 years "riding a pass" between Illinois and Alabama) — decided to relate the most, or one of the most outlandish. For some time I had decided to bring a small lime tree and two azalea bushes back to Illinois — to see if they could survive. I picked a poor time to bring them — but how was I to know. They were dug, roots wrapped in tow sacks, tied in paper bags. Of course, I had my usual pillow, travel case, suit case, and purse. When I boarded, the conductor said, "What in the world do you have there" I explained, and he was dubious, but let me on with them. If I explained once, I did 20 times, during the trip to Nashville, Tennessee, "what they were, where I got them, and where was I taking them." -o- -c— -o- In the meantime it had begun to rain — hard. When we got off in Nashville, escalated up to the station, imagine our horror — no trains out for hours a wildcat strike on the road we could wait and see. Some left by bus — some by plane • a few poor souls stranded • which included yours truly. I doubt if there was a single individual in the station who failed to ask about my lime tree — by this time, coming unravelled, leaving small blobs of dirt here and there. Time passed, and a train was made up to get the few of us to Evansville — but that was it. Ordinarily we would have been in Evansville the next morning, early. It was nearly noon when we splashed in, through a downpour. I was sort of dragging my poor bedraggled bushes and tree — all packing gone — few small hunks of dirt left clinging to roots. But a decision had been reached — I would bring them the rest of the way — or else. As soon as we reached the station (and I explained to 15 more people what I had) it was learned no trains. The man sweeping the station, one ticket agent, and me and my lime tree were all that, was left. No bus. . . no plane. ... no train . . . -o- -o- -o- I called Mary Krause, and told her of my predicament, She said, "I've got the flu — if your aren't afraid of taking it, I'll be right down." In no time at all, she was there gave her number to the agent, just in case a stray train wandered in, en route to St. Louis One bowl of soup later, a call came — they were making up a train — get back to the station. Thoroughly exhausted, soaked to the hide, Mary rushed me back to the station. The voice on. the loudspeaker was most welcome: "Passengers for St, Louis board at Gate 2." Gathering my shrubs, I slithered to Gate 2, and there she was, huffing and puffing — a steam engine, one baggage coach and one passenger coach of ancient vintage. I was the one and only passenger, -o- -o- -o- Sitting bolt upright on the red straight- backed seat, holding my lime tree and my azaleas glassy-eyed with fatigue , I was on the last lap of my journey. As we came jerking into town it was about four in the afternoon — and Mr. Mendenhall, taxi man for many years, was at the station. As I staggered over to the taxi he said, "I might have known you'd be on that train — What happened — and what in the world is that bunch of weeds you've got there." I merely groaned and said, "It's a lime tree' and "Take me home." * * * P.S. The lime tree and the azaleas were planted, and thrived here.- I didn't do so good. The flu bug had a fine specimen to work on — and did McLEANSBORO Larry Sadler and Jim Talkington of Oklahoma City, Okla. returned to Southeastern College at Durant, Okla., after spending the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Sadler and David, here. Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Aydt of Ridgway visited Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Frey last week. Mr. and Mue. A. H. Sloan, Fort Lauderdale, Fla visited their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Frey recently. They had been called to Pulaski, Tenn. because of the death of Mrs. Sloan's father, Mr. Donavan. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley King and family of Buffalo Grove, III. spent the weekend with Mrs. Kings mother, Mrs. Rella Irvin. Mr. and Mrs. John Belva attended a special "Dad's Night" at McKendree College, January 11. Eddie, their son, junior varsity .basketball player scored 26 points against the University of Missouri in a game played the same evening. Mr. Belva was awarded a special trophy by his son, as was each dad of the varsity players. SIU Dean's list included 16 Hamilton county: students: Janet Sue Allen, Rt. 1, Doris Cotting- hi£m, Rt. 2, Roger W. Hood, city, James T. Warren, West Star Rt. Karen L. Johnson, Rt. 1, Mary A. Karcher, Rt. 1, Carol E Janes, city, Carl E. Mauck, city, Connie S. McDaniel Rt. 2, Mary C. Rowland, Rt. 2, Ronald E Tolley, city and Rita G. York Rt. 1. Alan C. Downen, DuQuoin, Delores F. Howard, Rt. 2, Broughton, Frank E. Butler, and Wayne E. Wuebbels, Rt. 1, Dahlgren. . . . Veronica Voss, Cor. First Baptist To Host School Of Missions A School of Missions will be held Sunday, February 2 at the First Baptist church at 7:30 p.m. Clarence Hendershot of Carbondale, a former missionary to Burma will be guest speaker. He will speak on the "Baptist Work in Burma". He has taught in colleges and universities and is presently assistant dean in the International Services Division with special responsibilities for the foreign students. Guests are welcome to attend. Socially Yours By NAD1NE ' Mrs. Florence Cluck of 509 south 12th street has returned home after spending the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. James Haeman of Belliville. While there she attended the wedding of her grandddaughter, Jacqueline Cluck, daughter of M. and Mrs. Dale Cluck of Belleville, to Jack Lucas, at the St. Toresa Catholic church. -o- -o- -o- Mr. and Mrs. Martin Sehr and children, James Robert McLaughlin II and Elizabeth Ann have returned to their home in Country Club Hills, 111., after spending the past week with Mrs. Sehr's mother, Mrs. James R. McLaughlin of the Ashley Road. -o- -o- -o- Mrs. Ethel Neal of Ewing, HI., will be 83 years old February 2, as we were told in a telephone call from her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lova Neal . . Ashley Galbrlght of 812 Warren will be 88 years old on January 31 as reported by his daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Beal . . . I We do hope they will receive many other cards along with the one we are mailing today. -o- -o- -o- Mr. and Mrs. Donn Ayre of Rockford, HI., are vacationing at St. Petersburg Beach and other points of interest in Florida. Mrs. Ayres is the former Deen McMillen of Mt. Vernon. -o- -o- -o- Edward Lee Dulaney of Mt. Vernon, a senior at Blackburn College in Carlinville was named to the Dean's List for academic achievement for the first semester of the college year. Dulaney, a psychology major is the grandson of Mrs. Vermadel Huff, 1011 south 24th, Mt.- Vernon. He is a 1965 graduate of Austin high school, Chicago. Sgt. Muzzarelli Is Speaker At Church Meeting Illinois State Police Sgt. Andy Muzzarelli was the guest speaker at the West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church Sunday night as the United Methodist Men's Club. held its monthly meeting. Sgt. Muzzarelli spoke on "Narcotic and Dope Traffic." He told of the dangers of narcotics and gave statistics on the growing number of people who are becomng addicted to dope. Following his talk, a question and answer session was held. Clint Firebaugh, program chairman, introduced Sgt. Muzzarelli to the group. Gale Knox and Max Dare were the cooks of the month for the dinner meeting. The evening meeting was opened with a prayer by Arthur Edmison. The next meeting will be held the fourth Sunday night in February. Williams' Wed 25 Years Mr. and Mrs. Dan Williams of Wilmore, Ky., former residents of Bluford, will observe their 35th wedding anniversary Wednesday, January 24. Mrs. Williams is the former Pauline Outland. They are the parents of three children, Mrs. Robert (June) Hale of Peoria Dan E. Williams of Peoria and Bill at home. They have two grandsons. FEELING Today's prescriptions prolong lives and shorten the duration of many illnesses. We welcome your patronage. BROWNS IHEPRESCRIFTOMSHOP ' , 1010 MAIN 242-037 5

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