Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 7, 1953 · Page 9
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 7, 1953
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r J r 1 FC L October 7 4.. x 1 fa ' J" P i tons weece Leaving Greece after spending a year there, Mrs. Gust Zissides, the former Mabel Vourgias, and her husband, a machinist for the railroad there as well as here, are at present residing with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Vourgias, 853 E. North. Because she was able to spend time living among the people she had a different story to tell of Greek life than if one were only traveling through the country. Mrs. Zissides told of how her cousin wrote of the desperate conditions in Greece and it was only MMWfflm after staying there a while that K 4 1 ON THE STEPS OF THE Parthenon are shown, James Fa- Juries, (left) cousin of Mrs. Zis­ sides, and to the right Mrs. James Fakides and Mrs, Zis­ sides. In the background can be seen the column, of the Parthenon which is regarded as the finest example of Doric art architecture. G.LA. of the B. of L. E. Completes Plans for Iowa Circuit Meeting An all-day meeting was held by the Grand International Auxiliary 348 to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers this week. Drill practice was held in the morning and the business meeting in the afternoon. The new social committee was appointed and is composed of Mrs. W. W. Blaine, Mrs. E. L. Gopden and Mrs. T. P. Moore. Plans for the circuit meeting to-be held in Ottumwa, Iowa, Oct. 19, Were completed, A chartered bus will leave the C. B. and Q. depot at 7 o'clock in the morning on Oct. 19. Anyone wishing additional information is being asked to call the president, Mrs. R. C. White. The books were audited and found correct. '• T she realized how lucky she was to be an American citizen. The lack of refrigeration or any means of keeping food makes it necessary to go to market every day. If you had American dollars to buy articles and food with, you j Jgot along pretty well. The rate of exchange when she first got to Greece was 15,000 drachmas and before she left it had gone up to 30,000 drachmas. One curious thing she mentioned was that a silver dollar could be exchanged for only 23,000 drachmas. She also mentioned what a long process^ it was to cash a check. It was necessary to fill out many blanks, have it pass through five or six hands and then she said it "cost her" besides. , Wages Low If you were earning only 50 cents a day, one can easily see how difficult it would be to provide for a family. It takes over one-fourth of the day's income to buy a loaf of bread. Fifty cents a day equals 15,000 drachmas. Eggs are sold individually. Three pounds of meat can be bought with a dollar but the flavor isn't as good as it is here. Most of the meat sold is lamb. Every morning at 6:30 o'clock the milk man, with his donkey laden with two pails of milk, comes by and one buys the milk needed for the day. She noted that the milk must be boiled before using. Another interesting thing Mrs. Zis­ sides spoke of was the fact that the members of each family have a small stove on which they may boil or fry their food but if they want anything baked it is neces- scary to go to a bakery and have it baked; that also includes meat. Something which impressed Mrs. Qri ginal For Junior Prese Luncheon t r COUSINS OF Mrs. Zissides, (left) Mr. and Mrs, James Fakides, and Mr. and Mrs. Gust Zissides (right) are shown amid the ruins of the Parthenon. The Parthenon is not too far from the house where Mrs. Zissides lived in Greece. Open House Will Honors F. Tracys An open house *vill be held honoring Dr. and Mrs. Floyd Tracy of 122 Maple Ave. Sunday afternoon in the home of their son, Douglas Tracy, 692 N. Kellogg St. The event will mark the Tracys* 35th wedding anniversary. Friends and relatives are invited to call from 2 to 5 o'clock in the afternoon. "The abilities of a yoiifig Woman make very 1UH6 impresstott when she works alone, but pool the available time, energy, and talents of like minded young women and the result can have a very real and lasting effect upon a community. Such is the virtue of united effort in club work." So summarized the attorney for defense in an amusing caricature entitled "Miss Junior 's —— — Acquittal" which was presented, at the Junior Woman 's Club fall luncheon at the Hotel Custer, Tuesday at 1 o'clock. Miss Junior, a typical yotmg Club Woman, having been accused of neglecting her home and children for her club activities is upholding her position by explaining the significance and true Worth of the various Federated Club projects such as Trail Rangers, Park Ridge School and the Penny Art Fund. The outcome of the trial conveyed the idea that although participation might mean "dirty dishes in the oven and unironed clothes in the stairway" a young woman could have the ultimate gratification of community service through club work. This original skit was writteh by a former junior woman's club advisor, Mrs. Charles Bednar, and directed by the program chairman, Mrs. J. Bradley Chandler. Members participating were: Miss Junior, Mrs. Wallace Ames; prosecuting attorney, Mrs. Marjorie Schneider; defense attorney, Mrs. Andrew Horn; judge, Mrs. Howard Uhlman; bailiff, Mrs. Robert Stoerzbach, and jurors, Mrs. Ted Szerlong, Mrs, Gordon Huber and Mrs. Phillip Mariner. Business Session Preceding the play the business session was conducted by Mrs. Stanley Hawthprne, president, who With the Music Parents Club Has Tea "It is the cooperation and interest of the parents that has been responsible for the growth and success of our department," said Miss Alice Frank, , director of instrumental music in speaking to the Hitchcock Junior High School Music Parents' Club Tuesday afternoon. She urged parents to continue coming for mutual progress. A brief account of the instrumental awards system was made. The piano award is being added this year. Miss Frank explained practice requirements and grading. Placement of students in orchestra and band is made by experience. Mrs. Lloyd Witmer, president, welcomed the 50 members present. Other officers introduced were: Mrs. A. J. Walworth, vice president; Mrs. John Mathers, secretary, and Airs. J. V. Youngren, treasurer. Announcement was made that the Music Club will have the concession for the football game at Lombard Oct. 21. A harvest of fall chrysanthemums decorated the "acquaintence tea" table. Mrs. Witmer and Miss MRS. ROBERT M. BEAK, state regent for the Daughters of the American Revolution, will be (he featured Weaker at the Saturday afternoon meeting of the local Rebecca Parke Chapter of the D.A.R. Other guests will include Mrs. T. E. Maury, honorary state regent, and chapter guests from Abingdon, Knoxvllle and Vic* toria. A reception for the guests will be held from 1 to 2 o'clock 9 Vmrmt) Imiltttty the Burlington Veterans and Auxiliary met recently at the Moose Hall. Joe Connors presided for the Veterans and Mrs. Joe Connors for the Auxiliary, Routine business included plans for a potluck supper to be held at the next meeting, Thursday, Nov. 5, and election of officers. Refreshments were served and games were played with prizes awarded. The next meeting will be the potluck supjper, at the Moose Hall on Nov. 5, at 6:30 o'clock in the evening. at the chapter house, 576 N. Chambers St. An executive board meeting will be held at 2:15 o'clock and from 2:30 to 3 o'clock, Miss Betty Jane Hoi- steen of Burlington, Iowa, harpist, will present a program. Afterwards Mrs. Beak will speak to the group about the state work of the organization. READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS Gnmmn Mw Sorority Entertains Hushees The Gamma Itho Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi opened tts fall rushing Monday evening with * supper at Lincoln Park. After supper the girls hold a scavenger hunt, which was followed by dessert at tho home of Mrs. Jean Gilbronson, 247 W. Knox St. Rushees are Miss Pansy Robinson, Miss Marion Olson and MiSi Jane Weir. Members attending the party were Miss Maxine Richardson, Miss Jane Mitchell, Miss Marge Kann, Miss Vcrna Larson, Mrs. William Gervais, Mrs. C. R. Foster, Mrs. W. E. Dwyer Jr. and Mrs. Jean Gilbronson. CHICKEN SUPPER AND BAZAAR Wednesday, October 14 MAXEY CHAPEL Serving Begin* 4:30 P. M. Adult* 1.25 • Children undUr 10 f S0« introduced as Special guests, Mrs. Frank poured. Mrs. Paul Lacky, Leo Gregory of Avon, 15th chairman of the social committee, District junior director, and Mrs. assisted by Mrs. Tom Pierce, was William Baker, first vice president|in charge. of the Galesburg Senior Woman's The next meeting will be Nov. 3 Club, and Mrs. M. G. Sandburg, in the evening. The program corn- club advisor.^Dr. Robert Way and'-"*- *Dr. Charles Carman spoke briefly Girl Scouts Dorothy Thacker. At the first meeting they reviewed songs and elected the following officers: president, Alfreda Carlson; secretary, Carol Fretueg; treasurer, Janeen Davis; scribe, Judy CroOk- am; song leaders, Sue Simmons and Colleen Roberts; hostesses Judy Thacker and Carol Dunbar. Troop 7 Zlr 'meeting scheduled for Oct'iff? 1 addi . tion th «r needlework wasfthJl^erahlS'S Mn ^ArtNm- war meeting scneamea lor uci. i».j done without transfer patterns; ton, began the fall activities with Sfeillty of the wa ^K the 7^ oT tta S T ™» £ sew without patterns. Troop SI on the work of the dental clinic. The budget was read by the treasurer, Mrs. Gene Junk, and was approved. Mrs. Louis Ubben announced the adult education courses at the high school and plans for the rummage sale to be held Oct. 16 and 17 were outlined by Mrs. William White. A welcome was extended to the new members of the club and they were introduced by Mrs. Owen Buck, membership chairmen, as follows; Mrs. P. J. Battle t Mrs. Kenneth Bowman, Mrs. La Vergne DeForest, Mrs. Jackson ^Erffmeyer, Mrs. Misha Ervin, Mrs. Paul Hodierne, Mrs. Robert John- mittee is Mrs. A. B. Rosine, chairman, Mrs. Charles Fach, Mrs. Lawrence Stouffer and Mrs. Frank Skrivan. Troop 31 from Farnham School sorlt Mrs. R. L. Johnson, Mrs. has a new leader this year, Mrs., David Maas, Mrs. Tony Mangieri, GALESBURG LAUNDROMAT Main and Grant Phona 4841 LAUNDERETTE Slmmoni ana Waal tt* Phona 4534 SELF-SERVICE LAUNDRY Open Monday and Tuesday 7 A, M. • 8 P. M. Wednesday thru Saturday 7 A, M. • 5 P. M. they are able to work a pattern as they go along. The Greek women are very style-conscious. Random facts she spoke of were the lack of toys for the children. .. . the old men, women and children who would sell anything to earn a little money .... the presence of people begging each time she went to market.... very few autos, so that every one walks and most of the time in the street ... the women wash everything by hand. . . . and, last but not least, her sister gave her a Greek cookbook before she left the states and she found it useful. Mrs. Zissides before her marriage had corresponded with Gust Zissides since 1947. When she visited at Piraeus in August 1952 with her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. James Fakides, she met Mr. Zissides. They were married Jan. 25, 1953. —I. E. J. Had a Steam Bath and Massage Lately? A Good Thing for Good Health" HELPS COMBAT- STIFF JOINTS •„ SORE MUSCLES POOR CIRCULATION HEADACHES EXCESS WEIGHT NERVOUS TENSION SLUGGISHNESS COLDS REED'S BATH AND MASSAGE SALON 347 N. Prairie St Lady Assistant Phone 1385-2 Call for Appointment Home Calls Made a hike around Lake Bracken through the woods and Camp Shaubena. The Skrivan cabin served as a camp for a snack lunch and business meeting when plans for the future were made. A bicycle ride is the next adventure on their program. Before returning taffy apples were served by Mrs. Norton. Officers for the year are treasurer, Sandra Copeland, and scribe, Rita Skrivan. Troop 37 Late in September Brownie Troop 37 from L. T. Stone had a cook-out at the home of the leader, Mrs. Don Knott. Mrs. Paul Erlandson, the assistant leader, was also present. During the meeting officers were elected as follows: president, Norita Hinchee; vice president, Shirley Ann Sargent, and secretary-treasurer, Gienna Jean Finn. After preparing supper, games were played and songs sung while the food cooked. At last Wednesday's meeting birthdays of Kathleen Hanrahan, Nancy Erlandson .and Shirley Ann Sargent were celebrated. Mrs. William Hiiligoss and Mrs. Wesley Blohm, two of the mother- ers, came for the afternoon to assist in covering nail kegs to be used as chairs for the regular meetings. Mrs. Ray McClure, Mrs. Charles McCollum, Mrs. Cy Nelson, Mrs. Harold Shaw and Mrs. Fred Stansbury. Fall fashion was the theme used in decorating the ballroom. The small luncheon tables had colorful centerpieces of gay fashion accessories. Favors, for each member and guest, were diminutive bottles of perfume. Special vocal music was provided by Mrs. Andrew Anderson and Mrs. Buck accompanied by Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Ackerman, The decorations were planned by Mrs. Louis Ubben, Mrs. Gene Fosburg, Mrs. James Neuner, Mrs. Richard Champion, Mrs. Charles Carman and Mrs. Fred Stansbury. The place cards were designed by Mrs. William D. Clark, Mrs. Robert Spenader and Mrs. Leonard Swedlund. Mrs. L. A. Linmau was in charge of the tickets. A.3C. C. W> Ferris Is Honored at Picnic A. 3 C. Clark W. Ferris of Abingdon was honored Sunday with a potluck dinner at Lake Story. Clark is on a 15 day leave and will report back to Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 14. Present for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Clark Ferris, Walter Ferris, Walter Hendricks and Mrs. Kenneth Smart of Abingdon; Mr. and Mrs, Irving Anderson and Nancy of Altona; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Andreen of Woodhull; and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ferris of Knoxvilie. Those present from the Galesburg area were Mr. and Mrs, Ray Cole and family, Mr. and Mrs. Forest Squire and family, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Squire, Mr. and Mrs, Herbert Squire and family, Bol Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph England and' family, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Efigtond and Steve, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hendricks and family and Mr. and Mrs, Ben Hendrffcks, / Soft, fleecy Sweaters in cardigans, short or long sleeves, some brightly designed with jewelry. You'll find a fine selection in Wools, Orlons, Imports and Cashmeres. Beautiful Skirts in Wools, Orlons, Crepes and Cashmere in the fashion world's smartest styles and colors. You'll find skirts for every occasion ... from school to evening wear. Rummage Friday "Double-woven" fabrics are considered the best-wearing in gloves. Both sides of the cloth appear the same and of double thickness. me, across Club. from NATIONAL COUNCIL JEWISH WOMEN • t * * * * V $ • * I ' <• t t 53 N. Seminary CASH CHARGE BUDGET r IAYAWAY J - your fall-intowinter coat In table decoration, remember that, when balancing two objects of unequal bulk, the larger object is placed nearer the center of the table. "A"-'PV. .* ere now at SPARK'S . . each a distinguished fashion smart + rich. detail . . . each carefully chosen to give you fresh ideas on what the right coat SOUTH HENDERSON STREET can do for your wardrobe! MERCHANDISE BARGAINS from $49.95 to $135 DRIVE OPEN TIL WEEKDAYS SUNDAY TILL NOON. PLENTY OF FREE PARKING SPACE 739 South Henderson Street SPARK'S FASHIONS - 107 E. Main - Galesburg WELCOME, TEACHERS!

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