Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 20, 1952 · Page 7
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1952 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. H.UNO£ ALL-SCHOOL VARIETY SHOW • PERSONAL • Among the 58 peuformers in Mt. Vernon High's All-School Variety Show Thursday, October 23, are Jane Ann Hennebcrry, dancer, and the comedy duo of Jane Fitch and Nancy Montfort. The scene is the docking of the showboat Magnolia and Bill Outland will be the captain and master of ceremonies for the 20 acts promoted by tho Speech 2 class of Mt. Vernon high school. SOCIETY Kome P. T. A. The October meeting of Rome Parent Teacher Association was held in the school gymnasium October 14 at which time Mrs. Robert Guerrant was in charge. An interesting program was presented by the fifth grade taught by Mrs. Gene St. Clair and the sixth grade taught by Miss Grace Quarterman. A safety film titled "Price- Cargo" was shown by Ivan Gibbs, principal. The room attendance banner was swarded to the sixth grade and the meeting ended with a social hour with the sixth grade mothers as hostesses. To Entertain 8. Illinois Clubs The White Shrine of Jerusalem of Mt. Vernon will entertain Southren Illinois White Shrine here Tuesday afternoon and evening at the annual fall meeting. A banquet will be served at 6i00 at the Masonic Temple. Ashley F.F.A. Organizes At an organizational meeting, the Ashely Chapter of F.F.A. elected the following officers to serve for the 1952-53 school year: Paul Setzekorn, president; Harold Evans, vice president; Bil) Shelton, secretary; Marvin Nowicki, treasurer; Richard Glemboski, sentinel. After the initiation cermonies for the freshmen memerbs of F.F.A., the boys gathered in the homemaking room where the F.H.A. girls served refreshments of sandwiches, punch, and cookies. Following the party the boys convened for a business meeting. The dates for their pest-killing contest were set for November 1 to March 1. October 15 was the date selected for a hayride. On October 2, the Ashley F.F.A. boys participated in a soil judging contest at Dix, 111. Boys from this school to receive rating were Raymond Holtz, first; Virgil Riechman, second; Paul Setzekorn, fourth; and Harold Evans, fifth. Ashley High school ranked first among the schools from Washington county to enter the contest. Aliley Honor Roll At the end of each six-week's grading period the honor roll is announced. In order to be listed on the honor roll, the students must have a point average of 4.50 or better. In order to arrive at a point average letter grades arc assigned a point equivalent as follows; A-5; B-4; C-3; D-2; F-l; Inc.-O. Listed below are the names of students having an honor rating for the first grading period which ended on October 8; Seniors- Jo Ann (Cohlmeyer) Lambert. Joan Pryzgoda. Jo Ann Costephens. Juniors— Dolores Ferrell. Darlene Thomson. Sophomores— Jeanette Jankowski. Loretta Dudek. Sharon Jor.es. Marcella Wojtowicz. Freshmen— Richard Rogers. Community Meet Camp Ground School Community meeting will be held at the school tomorrow evening at 7:45. Mrs. Arnold Taylor and Mrs. Vernon Catron will have ehai-ge of the program. All parents are urged to attend. Hostess to W. S. C. S. Mrs. Jesse Hart of Dix was hostess to the Dix W. S. C. S. at which time Ruth Whitlock gave the lesson entitled "Every Good and Perfect Gift." Ten members and one guest were present. The next meeting will be held November 20 at the home of Mrs. Nesta Stewart with Mrs. Mona Cunningham, will be the lesson leader. Concert Association Announces Program The Mt. Vernon Community Concert Association is now announcing its complete program for the 1952-53 concert season. Due to the fine response to the mem- INK STAINS By Hobort Laur and Cyril Roth Inks are dyes. The older style inks—and many present day inks as well—are of the iron tannate type. These were never easy to remove, since the very purpose of ink has always been to leave a permanent mark. Nevertheless, because of the uniformity of their content, these older inks were at least tractable in the hands of experienced spotters, and it was often possible to remove stains entirely. Nowadays, however, there are many kinds of new "inks." Various solvents, dyes, pigments and cleaning agents, and what not are used in an unending range of combinations, with the result that a spotter can never be sure what he's attacking. At the same time, nevertheless, there are several expedients that you might be able to remove the ink stain sooner, if you do the following: Place an old towel or a blotter under the stain. Keep spraying water oh the ink stain, removing excess moisture on the surface and frequently changing the absorbent material underneath. If this doesn't remove the stain, leave it alone, as it is undoubtedly an ink which requires special techniques, processes, and skills for removal. If it's a ball point pen ink stain, LEAVE IT ALONE. ABOVE ALL, DO NOT USE WATER ON IT, as water "sets" ball point inks and then they are impossible to remove. When you bring the garment in to us to be cleaned —and do it as soon after staining as you can—tell us about the stain and if you remember, let us know what brand of ink it was. This will help us to get the stain out and if it can be removed, we'll get it out for you. Whatever your cleaning, you'll always get a good job done when you BRING IT TO PEERLESS CLEANERS 1117 Broadway — Phone 207 bership drive held in September, the Association is to have four concerts this season instead of three as originally planned by the directors. Under the chairmanship of Mrs. Harry Garrison tho campaign was completed in the week set aside for it with greater success than ever before. Much of this success is due to the hard work done by tho workers and also the efforts of the community itself to make this season better than last. In addition to the two programs previously announced, Igor Gorin, Baritone, and Mata and Hari, Comedy Dance Team, tho Association is presenting Jorge Bolet, Pianist from Havana, Cuba. Mr. Bolet made his debut with three of this country's greatest symphonies: Philadelphia, Boston and New York. Also coming this season is Dorotha Powers, Violinist. Miss Powers will be remembered as the young violinist who played in Centralia last year and made such a fine appearance. With such a variety of artists and programs it is felt that each member of the Concert Association will be pleased. The dates for the concerts have been set and are as follows: Jorge Bolet, Pianist, December 2, 1952; Igor Gorin Baritone, January 19, 1953; Mala and Hnri, Comedy dance team, March 18, 1953; Dorotha Powers, Violinist, April 16, 1953. A schedule of these concerts as well as those for the adjoining towns will be sent to each member along with their membership cards sometime before the first concert. Each member is also reminded that membership cards must bo shown at. the door for each concert. Sorority Dinner Tonight A formal dinner and pledge ritual will be ' held this evening at the Moose lodge for members of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Democratic Women There will be a meeting for all the Democratic Women of Jefferson County at the Appellate Court House on Thursday, October 23, 1952, at 7:30 p. m. This will he the last meeting that the women will have separately before the election. Please bring all membership cards to this meeting. Entertnin- ment will be by the Ladies Glee Fred O. Lough, Mt. Vernon, attended the twelfth annual Dad's Day celebration at Wentworth Military Acatlamy today as a guest of his grandson, Cadet William L. Parker, who is a member of this year's cadet corps at the school. Mr. Lough participated in the special activity program, which included at tpnding academic and military classes with his grandson, undergoing personal and room inspections, and standing retreat with the battalion. In the evening he attended the father- son banquet in the gymnasium. Later, he witnessed the grid contest between Wentworth and Graceland College of Lamoni, la. Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Tate and daughter, Marilyn Sue, Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Tate and daughter, Sue Ann, Miss Mary Lynn Warren of Mt. Vernon, Mr. and Mrs Wayne Davis and daughter, Shirley of Centralia, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Burns and sons, Jerry and Billy and daughter, Helen Louise of Woodlawn, Mr. and Mrs. Clar once Tate and Misses Nellie and Pat French of Bluford were visitors at the home of Mrs. J. O Tate near Koll yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Thompson and daughters, Charlotte and De-boy spent the weekend in Washington, Inrl., as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Crouch who are former Mt. Vernon residents. James Michael Sandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sandy of 1107 south 22nd street, who was stricken with polio about, two weeks ago has been transferred from St. Anthony's hospital in Alton to the Alton Memorial hospital. The patient is able to sit up. The paralysis has afflicted his left leg. Charles Nigh of Si. Louis and James Nigh of Corpus Christi, Texas, spent the weekend in Mt. Vernon with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nigh of 2001 Broadway. Mr. Nigh is seriously ill. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Whitlock have returned from Harvey, 111., whore they visited Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Whitlock and family. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Keef and son, Charles and Marshall Hamilton spent the weekend at Cave- In-Rock. Club and refreshments will be served. A large representation is desired at this meeting. Director to Speak Dr. William J. Tudor, Southern Illinois University associate director of area services, will speak at a 6:30 p. m. dinner meeting of the Jefferson County J3IU Alumni Club in Mt. Vernon Tuesday, Oct. 28, according to an announcement by Bob Odaniell, acting director of SIU Alumni Services. Tudor will speak on "Recent Development and Future Plans of Southern." The group will meet in the L. & N. cafe with Sidney Parker, Texico as president. William Price, Texico, program chairman, is taking reservations for the dinner. Meeting Date Changed The Friendship Circle will meet October 29 instead of October 22 as was originally announced. Mr. and Mrs. Vick Hicks of the Salem road, Miss Josephine Pennington of Vienna, 111., and Mr, and Mrs. Bob Hallam and son, Bobby, of Albion, spent Sunday with Linda Sue Hallam who has been a patient at St. John's hospital for tho past three months. Her condition remains critical. The Rev. Douglas Cox spent today in Watson, 111., where he conducted the funeral of Mrs, Woodrow Keller. Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Caldwell and Felix Caldwell were visitors in Marion Sunday. The condition of Fred Jones of this city who Is a patient at Veterans hospital in Marion, re* mains unimproved. Joe Frank Shields has returned to his home in Mt. Vernon from Barnes hospital in St. Louis where he has been a patient since last Tuesday. Joe Frank sustained a fractured leg in tootball practice a few weeks ago and the fracture was reset at the hosptlal there. Mrs. Ann Morlan is spending this week in Decatur visiting at the home of her son Robert Mor* Ian. Mr. and Mrs. Nell Thompson have returned from LaFayctte, Ind., where they spent the weekend with their daughter and son- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bob Pierce. Joe Bob is 4 student at Purdue University and they all attended the Notre Dame-Purdue lootbnll game Saturday sfternoon. Mi. and Mrs,. A. E. Page of Madison. 111., were Mt. Vernon visitors today. Dr and Mrs. J. William Dycus were visitors in Carbondale Sunday afternoon where they attended an Optomotrie meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Irvln Ward and son Don of Bluford wore Mt. Vernon visitors today. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Soward of Rosiclaire, 111., spent yesterday visiting her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Macel Bousman in Mt. Vernon. Jack L. Johnson has returned to Pensacola, Fla., after spending tho past two weeks in Mt. Vernon visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Johnson of the Centralia road. The condition of Fred E. Walker of 909 south 22nd street who underwent surgery Friday at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis is improved. His hospital address is Ward A. St. Luke's. Mrs. Sybil Lashbrook returned Saturdaay from San Francisco, Calif, where she attended the 39th convention of Die National Canvas Goods Manufacturers Assn. Orla Lashbrook & Son had the distinction of winning third award for the most practical and attractive trucks in the Awning industry. There were 515 pictures entered out of United States, Australia and Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Wood and daughter, Donna and Margie War ren motored to Missouri Sunday anw while in Eureka they visited Mr. and Mrs. Amos Whitworth. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Metcalf and daughter, Miss Sara Metcalf, were visitors in Paducah, Ky., Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hassebrock were visitors in Marion Sunday. ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED in the radar school at Keesler Field, Blloxl, at the present time. Announcement of an engagement of interest to Mt. Vernon residents was made at Jacksonville, 111., today when Mr. and Mrs. Francis Plouer disclosed that their only daughter Sylvia Ann will become the bride of John Walton Gillespie, eldest son of Mr. arid Mrs. Walton P. Gillespie, 418 south 20th street, Mt. Vernon. The wedding will take place on December 28th at Jacksonville, when Mr. Gillespie | will be on leave from the U. S. Air Force base nt Blloxl, Miss., where ho is stationed. The engagement culminates a romance which started when both of the young people wore students at Illinois Wesleynn University, Bloomington. Miss Plouer is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota sorority and Mr. Gillespie Is a member of Tan Kappa Epsllon fraternity. The brido-to-bo : majored in business administration and now is employed at Wuddeli's Department Store in Jacksonville. Mr. Gillespie was a speech major at Wesleyan and had two years of experience at radio station WJBC at Bloomington prior to enlisting In the Air Force last July. He Is RIOTING IN ». AFRICA By AltoclMad Pr«»» PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa —Heavily armed police ringed Now Brighton Township today following week-end Hots which left 11 persons dead, at least 27 injjured and great property damage in the Negro section. Vote for DEMETRI HASSAKIS for STATE'S ATTORNEY They just can't store electricity in power plants, Mary Things would be easier for the electric company if they could store electric power until we need it. 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