Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 29, 1969 · Page 9
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By NADINE ALLISON SOCIETY EDITOR Federated Civic fclub Meets I • The January dinner meeting i pf the Mt. • Vernon Federated | Club was held at the L. and N. Cafe at seven o'clock Wednesday. •» After a short business meeting the club was entertained by the "Singing Three," Mary! }3ourque, Diane Schneider and Debby Lee. They were accompanied by Mrs. Newton Brown, with selections from "Sound of Music." A group of students Jrom the Mt. Vernon high school gave selections programmed by }he speech and drama departments. Don Torregrossa gave a reading which he will present "at the tournament of champios at Willmette, 111. Sherry Sig- jverth presented an original monologue, Linda Pardee, a verse l-eading, and Becky Coffman and George Hargraves a duet act. 1 Renorts were heard from the ways and means committee. Members we^e urged to bring articles of crafts and hobbies -for the display table at the jTebruary meeting. Proposed changes in the constitution and by-laws were read and discus- . The Belle Rive Willing Workers Club met January 23 at the home of Mrs. Nelson Hampton with 15 members and three children present. A delicious covered dish was served at the noon hour. The day was spent in doing fancy work and visiting. A get well card was signed and. sent to Mrs. Thelma Scrivner, who is a patient in Good Samaritan Hospital. t The meeting was conducted by Mrs. Brook Irvin, president. The minutes of the last meeting were read by Mrs. Gladys Baker, secretary. Mystery pal gitt was received by Mrs. Nelson Hampton. She also received ai lovely hostess gift. The February meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Erma Holloway. Even though February is a r>l cherry pie- mix. Beat whip- i short month, it is ;i festive one., ped topping mix or cream and There are the holidays, Abra- spread on top of cherries, br.r.i Lincoln and George Wash- .Sprinkle vanilla wafer crumbs | ington birthdays and let's not on top of cream. Place in refrig- \ forget Valentine's Day. orator for several hours or over- ' \ou are just in luck if you jiigH. Makes 10 to 12 medium hup;ien to he on a decorating >o"vings. committee for your club or or- -o- -o- -o- genzation. There will be a I especially like this cake as oht ice as to the decorat i n g it really needs no icing, but tlvme you can carry out. One is delicious with a butter icing, us'tully thinks of George Wash- CHERRY NUT LOAF ington and cherries, as the story l- 2 cups sugar, is so familiar; Abraham Lin- \> cups flour, coin's top hat and frilly- fancy cup shortening, ted hearts. :•; eggs (separated). Do you all have a special re- ~l teaspoon soda, cipe using CHERRIES? I would cup sour milk, appreciate receiving them, es- t teaspoon vanilla, pecially the ones lovely enough 1 .up cherries, to attract the ladies, and still t cup nut meats, hearty enough to please the Cream sugar, shortening: add men and colorful for the chil- sag yolks, beat well; dissolve dren, especially for Valentine's soda in sour milk; add flour Day, as all children love pretty alternately with milk. Add va- coekies and cakes on this spe- nilia cherries and nut meats, ciai day. Beat egg whites until stiff, fold Here are two of my lavoritc into cake batter. Bake in an recpes using cherries. S by 12 baking dish in a ?,25 Cherry Supreme Pudding Fie decree oven until cake tests 1 package of vanilla wafers d-'ne. (crushed). stick margarine or butter (melted). 2 cups powdered sugar. 1 stick margarine or butter. 1 egg. 1 teaspoon vanilla. 1 can cherry- pie filling mix. 2 packages of whipped topping mix or 2 cups whipping cream. First: Mix one stick butter and vanilla wafers together and platter and knife. . spread evenly in bottom of an floors from nvn-ks -o- -o- -»o- Spilled medicine and cosme- '.i;-.s are less likely to stain painted shelves in the bath-room oahinet if these are waxed. . Always cup the vacuum bottle or jug when you store it, even if only overnight. This prevents any stale odor. . . Never carve •T;-at upon a plastic platter, for the carving will damage both To protect POLLY'S POINTERS Plumber's Friend Becomes Gl's Friend s* by 12 inch baking dish. Save rocking chair, glue strips of felt one cup wafers for topping. on the bottom of the rockers. (Rose Studio)! ?econd : Beilt together, pow- -o- -o- -o- jdered sugar, egg, one stick but- (losing thought. . . We don't ter and vanilla until creamy, have as much time as we think, j Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie L. Clark of Bonnie are ; Spread on crumbs, then spread T'ie first of the month seems announcing the engagement of their daughter, Jam»e,on top of this mixture the can l,o come taster than tomorrow. I Kay, to Don Boswell, son of Mr. unci Mrs. Archie , " j MISS JANISE KAY CLARK I DEAR POLLY - Rec e n tly (Someone wrote in to the column about using a plumber's friend. I sent one to my son in Vietnam and got a real heart- flet thanks for his "Handy Dandy Washing Machine." Clean so."ks and underwear are a must in that climate and laundry is a real problem. A discarded can the plunger and some soap work wonders for him. If I win a Pollji*Qfollar it surely will go to "Juration Vietnam." — DEAR POLLY — I am using white wool to embroider a daisy design on an olive green linen background. This is on stretcher strips and I plan to frame ft when finished. I know dust will collect on the white yarn ard dry cleaning will be difficult without removing the lin- ne from the stretcher strips. Is there a spray that would dust proof this or can some reader come up with a helpful hint on how to keep this embroidery HOME DECORATING NEWS COLOR CHANGE according to the setting in which they are placed. Anyone who has ever tried to match paint knows how deceptive colors can be. One which looks perfect in the color chip, or even in the can, may be quite different on your walls. This chameleon-like quality of color, taking on different tones with varying lipht or shade, applies to fabrics as well as paint. Bear it in mind when choosing major pieces or accessories such as throw pillows. A purple pillow, for example, may look vivid and strongly colored in the showroom, lying against a white background. But if you take it home and toss it onto a dartf blue sofa, it won't seem vivid at all. ....The same applies to other colors. The greater the con trast With the surroundings the brighter the colors will seem. If you want to subdue color, use it with related shades. Remember, too, that sunlight Will "wash out 1 colors somewhat, so consider the^yaufTOundings before se We'll gladly help you 'with your color questions. It's a good idea to bring in color samples when possible If you're choosing new furniture or accessories. Stop in . . . for all of your home furnishing needs! dust free? I do not want to cover! it with glass—MRS. B.V.K. ; DEAR POLLY — My Pointer I is for the person who has to! carry medication at. all times, j such as a heart patient. I did j this for my mother who car-1 ried nitroglycerin. Buy a small j mending kit in a bullet- shaped i gold metallic container. This us- j ually has a tassle attached to j the top with a loop. Remove j tassel, tiny inner thimble and j the little; plastic vial with needles and a bit of thraed. Put tablets in the tiny bottle, or right in the container stielf, stuff with sufficient cotton to protect them. Buy a yard of soft, giici metallic cord and putj t'irough the, loop in the top of I this "locket." Cut cord to a suitable length and fasten. It! can be worn to bed as well! as inside the clothes when one > is dressed. I used to worry that i mother's pills would be in; a purse or on a night stand; where she could not get to them i when they were needed. — BETTY G. | You will receive a dollar if I Polly uses your favorite home- j making idea, Polly's Problem j or solution to a problem. Write j to Polly in .care of this news paper. Boswell of Ceutralia. The bride-elect is a LUGb' grauuate of the Alt. Vernon high school and is employed at Good Samaritan Hospital. The prospective bridegroom is employed at Murray Children Center in Ceutralia. A March wedding is being planned. BETTY CANARY Style Tips For 12sf—Plus I Bradford K-irhrarh Pirn!, ; M7SS FRANC'KS ANN ( ASHY Mr. and Mrs. Sam II. C;^e\ of San .Juan, Facto Rico, formerly of Alt. Vernon. 111., and Greenwich, Conn., wish to announce the engagement of thuir daughter, Frances Ann. to Michael John Durkin, bOii of Air. and. Airs. Churlcs .J. Durkin of Danbury, Conn Miss Casey is a graduate of the Newport School in Newport, It.I., and the Marjorie Webster Junior College, in Washington, DC, She is presently employed by Joseph llancroft and Sons Company in New York City. Ilcr father is president of Commonwealth Oil Refining Company, Inc . a major oil refiner and petrochemical manufacturer in l'uerto Kit o. Jler grandparents are Air. and Airs. I). G. AlcCraw of Alt. Vernon and Mrs. Howard Casey of Mt. Vernon and the late Howard Zadok Casey. The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Dabson Institute of Business Administration and is pibrtently with Merrill Lynch, Fierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc., in New York City. Mis father is president of Durkin's Diner. Inc.. of Danbury, Conn. His grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. James G. Dm kin, and Mr. and Mrs. John J. Allen, of Canbury. A July wedding is being planned. There's a lot you can learn about fabrics that will help make your sewing quick and easy. With a little know-how you can wear tomorrow what you cut out the day before. Your sewing almost begins "with the selection of the fabric. For instance, if you select a one-way print it should be handled as a napped fabric such as velvet, corduroy and satin and the pattern Socially Yours By NADINE Miss Melba Jean Carr and Mrs. Rosemary Carr have returned to their homes in this city after visiting a few days with their sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Gerson and daughter, Cynthia Elizabeth in Huntsville, Ala. -o- -o- -o- Mrs. Stella Pierce of Bonnie spent the past week visiting with her niece and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Woodworth of Bluford. Clias. Hayes of 232 Castleton will be 75 years old February 2, • as we were told in a telephone call from his sister, Mar-! tha Heil. -o- -o- -o- Hugh Scrivner of Belle Rive j will be 81 years old February j 1, as reported by his grand-1 daughter, Andrea Scrivner. laid facing the same direction — all tops of the garment parts facing one way as in the illustration. Permanent preBs fabrics are a boon to the housewife. However, certain rules must be followed in sewing these fabrics to get the best results. For stitching, polyester threads are highly recommended, although a good mercerized cotton will do a good job. There should be only a slight pressure on th£ pressure foot and 10 to 12 stitches to the inch. In the case of pockets, tabs and collars, top stitching close to the edge sometimes gives a smoother, flatter finish. However, if yoK do find puckers (and it can happen) check your tension and see if it is too tight. Plastics Plastics need special handling. Do not pin the pattern to the plastic, use weights or tiny pieces of Scotch Tape. Use paper clips or Scotch Tape to put parts together temporarily. • Use 8 to 10 stitches to the inch in machine stitching. Do not try to sew plastics by hand. Glue seams and hems flat with a slue purchased at any department store. Stripes and Plaids Stripes a:.'d pl'aids call for special laying out before cutting to match the stripes arid plaids. Check first to see if it is a one-way stripe or plaid. If it is the pattern must be laid as if the fabric had a nap or was a one-way print, here shown. One-way stripes or plaids must be laid out so stripes or plaids will match at all seams. When I went into that insurance company office, I thought I was seeing evidence of job eruality for women. What I mean is, I thought the girl at the reception desk was a carpenter because she had on baggy slacks and a man's shirt. After waiting for a few minutes (I didn't want to interrupt in case she was getting ready to nail something together), I approached the desk and discovered she was a receptionist with her own personal version of a pants suit. different story and Ihe pants available now are beautifully designed, comfortable, and fi.ould be worn at home. I love the new loungewear a.d bravely don a pair of long, bright orange, floppy culottes in the privacy of my own home, v'l do not lock the doors and pulj the draperies, however, and I wish my children would stop spreading that lie.) The rules for wearing the new lashions are usually easy to iearn (check the articles in this newspaper) and easy to remem- DEAR ABBY . . . Love Sickness Can Be Helped Abigail Van Buren It was hardly the time to start I be; tearing out pages of a fashion magazine for her. However, the rook was right there in plain sight and I couldn't help wishing she'd spend some time 1. If it's transparent, wear it. to bed. Or lock the doors and pull the draperies. 2. If it has feathers around the ankles, don't wear it to the thumbing through it on her next \ office or on the street, coffee break. If she would, this I 1 If the material is velvet ?irl would discover that her! arid it is simple in design, you j gray flannel slacks, while just j perfect for cleaning out the base jment or a walk through chill j wii.ds to the corner grocery, i are. out of place in a business j office. This particular girl might also i benefit from a glance into a [full length triple mirror. Why is it, do you suppose, ' tile broad of beam and the flab! 'r>y of thigh are the first to j adopt new fashions? ; • ff you've noticed (and it's might look all right at a friend's paity. , 4. If it has cutouts, you might lock all right at a very good fri.-nd's party. (If anything bul ges through the cutouts, see No. I) 5. If the pants of a tailored paiits suit hit above the ankle and are too narrow, return them and buy some that fit. 6. If the pants of a trailored pants suit are too floppy, everyone will think you are wearing : hard to miss a size 54 pants ' uncle harry's castoffs. f;uit), the first women into them j 7. If you are over a size 12, ; T'e the ones who first wore | don't buy a pants suit. You'll miniskirts on the village streets | VMJ better in uncle Harry's cast when they should have been the j oils first ones lining up at the reduc-1 ing salon. ' Personally, I think any wo, man over a size 12 should either j Keep your hair fresh smelling start in on those rabbit patch j by regular shampoos. A drop of foods or sigh contentedly and j your favorite perfume or toilet give up pants suits. ! water in the rinse water will do The at- home clothes are a wonders for feminine sweetness. PERFUME HAIR The above tips are particularly timely because plaids and stripes are irresistibly smart this season. TIZZY REV BURNEY REVIVAL SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH 605 So. 34th St. Services Each Night 7:30 Our Pu'stor Clifford D. Barney Preaching Clarence Bcnard In Charge Of Music Special Singing; Nightly (Sledges Wed 50 Years Mr. and Mrs. John Sledge of Rural Route, Bluford will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, February 1. They were married in 1919 at the home of Rev. C. E. Hunt near Harmony, 111. | Mrs. Sledge is the former Ona i Burge. : They are the parents of four ! sons, Robert of Mt. Vernon, ! Marcene of Keenes, Jimmie of j Mt. Vernon, and Joe of Benton. 1 One son died in infancy. They | also have 13 grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. No special plans have been made to celebrate the occasion. by Kate Osann The Comb in Public Tlie charming and elegant woman never combs her hair in public. Naturally, it goes without saying that if you are at a restaurant or any public place, and a stray strand falls into ! your face, excuse yourself and go j to the powder room for a quick repair job. DEAR ABBY: I am n minister who has gotten a lot of good ideas for my sermons from your column, but I must, disagree with you. A woman wrote that, she had "fallen in ; love" with her pastor, and couldn't keep from thinki n g some thoughts she shouldn't entertain while sitting in church. You advised her to transfer to ' a sister congregation without i telling her pastor the reason. Abby, we clergymen arc aware that some of our parishioners do fall in love with us, . and we are trained to cope with i that situation. It happened to! | me, and with the help of a ' psychiatrist. I was able to sot | the lady straight . j I would have suggested that j the woman confess to her pastor 1 how she feels about him. Then j ! I would recommend laht she j see a psychiatrist, and together j they can work her problem thru j j If she follows your advice and j ! transfers to another congroga- J tion she will still have the same ' ; feeling. i NO NAME, PLS | DEAR NO NAME : Unlortuna- i tely not every clergyman is | i trained to cope with the above | ' situation. Neither would every : woman who "falls in love with ; her pastor" agree to confess' | her feelings to him, then con- • suit a psychiatrist and "work ; her problem thru." I still think the lady would do well to follow my advice. : DEAR ABBY: I have been criticized for giving a relative a vacuum cleaner for a wedding i present. Will you please tell me what is wrong with such a gift? Granted it is not as glamorous as silver or crystal, hut in my opinion it is a lot more useful for a newly wedded couple who are just starting out in housekeeping. I would like your opinoin IN PRINT, Please, but withhold my name. PRACTICAL DEAR PRACTICAL: Good lor you! It's good to know there are practical folks like yourself who refuse to get sucked into giving gifts that are more ornamental than useful. DEAR ABBY: Thank you for saying that some working mothers have better behaved children than some stay-at-home motel's that it's the quality not the quantity of time spent with children that counts. I am not a working mother, but the daughter of one. I'm not bragging , but I think my borhtcrs and sisters and I (there; are four of usi are very well brought up. We are all proud of our mother and wouldn't do anything to upset or disappoint her. We each have our duties and do them without having to be reminded. We see more of our 'working" mother than some of our friends see of their mothers who are so wrapped up in their clubs and organizations that they don't have time for their own childrne. One I know is so busy helping "underprivileged" children , that her own have run completely wild. I am 17 and the youngest of four, and I think we are all better off for having had a working mother. 1 Sincerely yours, PAM DEAR ABBY: I'm with you. I never heard of lady pallbearers either, but I know of a case close to it. j My mother-in-law didn't: ac- i lually CARRY her husband to ; his grave. She DROVE h i m there. Don't use my name. SHE'S Still living. Syracuse | Everybody has a probl e m. What's yours? For a personal , reply write to Abby, Box 69700, < Los Angeles, Cat, 90069 and en- j close a stamped, self- addres- | sed envelope. Hate To Write Letters? Send SI To Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cat, 90069 For Abby's Booklet, "How To Write Letters For All Occasions." PERSONALS *'l can't br»ak my date and go out with vou, Stanley- i don't remember who it was 1 toiti to drop Mr. and Mrs. Bourke Mantle Jr., of Bardwell, Ky., are the parents of a son born January 15 in that city. He. has been named Michael Edward. Mrs. Mantle is the former Sandra Sanders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Sanders of this city, -o- -o- -o- George Smith of McLeansboro was a business visitor in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Violet Brookman of T e xico shopped in the King City yesterday. Kenneth Willoughly of Centralia transacted business in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Glenda Dobbs of Dix shopped in the King City yesterday. Kenneth Hale of Nason visited Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Mrs. Robert Askew of Opdyke was a business visitor in the King City yesterday. Albert Wuebbels of Dahlgren transacted business in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Marlene Wood of Wayne City shopped in the King City yesterday. PROTECT EYES AT BEACH To avoid sun-crinkles around , the eyes it's a good idea to protect that area with a touch of eye ' cream at the beach. 4

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