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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1951 THE REGISTER NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS SOCIETY • Bluford P. T. A. The meeting of the Bluford Parent Teacher Association will be held at 7:30 p.m. instead of Tuesday as was originally scheduled. Guest speaker will be H. R. Koonce and entertainment will be by Miss Halbrooks' third and fourth grades. Mrs. Medders Hostess Mrs. Jennie Medders was hostess to members of the Happy Circle club Thursday and Mrs. Lova Medders and Mrs. Nellie K. Kincaid were co-hostesses. A covered dish luncheon was served at noon to 28 members and guests were Mrs. Ethel Summers and Leona Pillingham. Mrs. Cora Cullie, president, conducted the business meeting which opened with members singing "The Old Rugged Cross," and prayer by Doris Newton. Mystery pal names were revealed and new names drawn. Prizes were won by Anna Garrison, Alice Harpole, Bessie Thomp-' son, Emma Carter, Minnie Mills, Isabel Miller, Ethel Summers, Maxine Culli and Evelyn Moehlenkamp. Club family will be held at Opdyke November 28 at the grade school building. The next meeting will be held December 11 at the home of Mrs. Ruis Garrison. Mrs. Anna Garrison and Mrs. Bessie Thompson will be co-hostesses. The annual exchange of Christmas gifts will be held. Ronor Newlyweds There will be a charivari and shower in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Thompson at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earnie Buchanan, one and a half miles southeast of Keenes, Friday, November 14. 25th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bravard held open house Sunday November 2, from 2 until 5 p.m. in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary. They received many gifts and money. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Grover Griffith, of Carlyle. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Hawkins of Sandoval, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Mann, Mr. and Mrs. Chrales N. Tucker of Centralia, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Eastman, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Neber of Irvington, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Zeigler of St. Louis, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hawkins of Walnut Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Pugh of Glen Ridge and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ryder of Decatur. In Fashion Show The Gladys Shop was among the merchants who participated in the fashion show which was put on at a luncheon for wives of visiting physicians attending the Southern Medical meeting here Thursday. Open House At Casey High School A feature of the observance of American Education Week by Mt. Vernon City School will be "open house" at Casey Junior High School for the parents of all students who are new to the school this year. This occasion furnishes an opportunity for the parents to meet the teachers of their children and to become better acquainted with the school. School offices will be open and the special teachers and administrative staff will welcome guests. Registration of students and their parents in the home-rooms will be followed by a tour of the building ! ending in the cafeteria where refreshments will be served. 25th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Sun Shine Club Meets Mrs. Alice Douthit was hostess to the Boyd Sun Shine club at her home Thursday afternoon at 1:30. The president, Millie popeland, was in charge and Mrs. Douthit led in repeating the Lord's prayer. New officers elected included the following: President, Miss Edna Barr; vice president, Mrs. Alice Douthit, secretary and treasurer Mrs. Flora Copple, reporter, Mrs. Fleta High and devotional leader, Mrs. Flora May Carter. Edna Barr thanked the club for birthday cards received by her grandmother on her 91st birthday and Alice Douthit and Fleta High and Edna Douthit received mystery pal gifts. Bingo prizes were awarded to Flossie Ingram, Jean Douthit, Tharlene Tinsley. The hostess was assisted in serving by Flora Copple and Edna Douthit. The December meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Millie Copeland south of Mt. Vernon December 4 at 1 p.m. and members are to meet at Boyd store at noon to go. in a group. With Mrs. Crosnoe The Lo-La-Li Bible class of the First Presbyterian church will meet Wednesday evening, November 12 at 8 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Robert Crosnoe, 312 east Broadway. Amvets To Meet The Eagle Auxiliary will meet Tuesday evening at the club room at 7:30. All members are urged to attend. Mary Belle Wilson, president. -....oAmvets To Meet The regular meeting of the Am­ vets will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the club rooms at which time first nominations for new officers will be made. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. James Apgar, Commander, Howard Phillips, Adj. Gregory - Flanagan Mr. and Mrs. Plomer Flanagan of Mt. Vernon announced today the marriage of their daughter, Ada Fay, to Pfe. Donald Gregory of Fort Riley, Kansas. The ceremony took place November 1 at the home of the Rev. Guy Rooney > who officiated. The double ring" ceremony was used and attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Lee Chapman. Pfc. Gregory is the son of Mrs. Maude Atchison of Mt. Vernon. District III Home Bureau District III Units of Home Bureau, consisting of the following units, Hilltop, Bluford, Shields, Harmony, Camp Ground, Field, will meet Thursday night November 13 at 7:30 p. m., at Field Community Consolidated School, east of Texico. Mrs. C. L. Jones, chairman of the Bluford Unit will present the following program: Group singing — Mrs. Letha Koonce. Recreation—Mrs. Wilma Hanes. Prayer—Mrs. Lavin Keele. Business meeting (each unit)— 15 minutes. Recognition of new members— Vice Chairmen of each unit will introduce their new members. Talk—Mrs. Eula Gaston, County vice chairman. Reading—Mrs. Walstina Ayers. Major Lesson—Miss Anna Betty Huck, Home Advisor. Recreation—Mrs. Wilma Hanes. Talk—Mrs. Albert Schul, County chairman. Recreation—Mrs. Wilma Hanes. Refreshments will be served by the chairmen of eacH unit. Each member should bring a spoon and fork for herself and guest. Club To Mark 29th Anniversary The Bethel Neighborhood Club will meet at the club center to observe its 29th anniversary Wednesday, November 12. A covered dish luncheon will be served at 12:30 by officers. All members are asked to attend and visitors are welcome. Observe Anniversaries Mr. and Mrs. John Tolbert entertained with a turkey dinner Sunday in honor of the following whose wedding anniversies occurred in November: Mr. and Mrs. John Tolbert, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hutchison, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hutchison, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest DeWitt. The affair was also for the birthdays of Mrs. Tolbert and her I LITTLE UIX I Good resolutions and babies crying in church should be carried out immediately. «NW eOATtOM-Ut!' A BRILLIANT general and • wise, far-«eeing, firm, but juit, president, George Washington was worthy of the confidence he inspired in the hearts of his countrymen. He could be depended on to do the right thing. Our experienced staff is worthy of the confidence it inspires in the hearts of those whom it has served. You can depend on us to conduct e ceremony, dignified and sincere. fflpers Tuneral 9erbiet Mr. and Mrs. Leland Wells daughter, Mrs. William R. DeWitt. Those attending from a distance were E. O. Anderson of Detroit, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. William R. DeWitt and children Jane and Jon and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hutchison and daughter, Glynette. Newcomers To Meet Welcome Wagon Newcomers Club will meet at Hotel Emmcrson Wednesday evening at 6:30 for dinner in main dining room and cards playing. All newcomers to Mt. Vernon are cordially invited. Reservations must be in by 6:30 Tuesday evening. Telephone Mrs. Herbert Wycoff, phone 3579-WX or Mrs. E. J. Curry, phone 830. No Rotary Club Meeting Tuesday The Mt. Vernon Rotary Club will not have its weekly luncheon meeting Tuesday at Motel Emmcr­ son on account of the Armistice Day holiday. Garden Glories Meet Members of the Mt. Vernon Garden Glories Club will meet Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Warren Peavler, 1123 Oakland. Each member is to bring a fall arrangement. Officers Installed Edna Shurtz was installed as president of the Lady Bug Circle at a meeting held yesterday at the city park cabin. Elvena Johnson, past president, was installing officer and was presented with a pin from members of the cricle. She gave her officers each a gift. A weiner roast was held and contest prizes were won by Diane Wilfong, Mary Kabot, Elvena Johnson and Galon Stone. The next regular meeting will be held December 1 at 7:30 at the homo of Edna Shurtz at which time the Christmas gift exchange will be held. RELIEF AT LAST For Your COUGH Crcomulsion relieves promptly because it goes into the bronchial system to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial membranes. Guaranteed to please you or money refunded. Crcomulsion has stood the test of millions of users. CREOMULSION raiiem Cough*, Chest Cold's, Acuta Bronchitis Observimre at. Hotel Mr. and Mrs. Leland Wells of 111 north 12tli street celebrated their Silver Wedding Anniveisary last Wednesday evening with a reception held in the main dining room at Hotel Emmerson. Between five and eight o'clock. 108 guests called to extend their congratulations and best wishes. Among the guests were the parents oi the honored guests, D. P. Wells andd Mrs. and Mrs. I. F. Dycus of Waltonville. Small tables, at which guests were seated, were centered with silver doilies and crystal bowls, filled with silver glitter-flecked ferns and greenery, flanked by silver candles in crystal holders. An arrangement of white chrysanthemums and large silver ornaments formed the centerpiece on a large table from which refreshments were served. Leland D. Wells, only child of the honored guests, kept the guest register, and his fiancee, Miss Wanda Williams, presided at the punch 'bowl. An appropriate decorated wedding cake was cut and served by the Reverend and Mrs. E. M. Dycus, uncle and aunt of Mrs. Wells. Among the many lovely gifts presented to the honored guests were 50 silver dollars and a miniature silver tree decorated with silver-wrapped coins. The tree was the gift of the teachers at Field School where Mrs. Wells is a member of the faculty. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Dycus, youngest brother and sister-in-law of Mrs. Wells assisted at the gift table. Mr. and Mrs. Wells were married 25 years age in a ceremony performed at the parsonage of the Wesley Methodist Church in this city. Mr. Wells is a member of the faculty of the Waltonville grade school. TURKEY SUPPER AND BAZAAR Wed., Nov. 1,2th nt Faith Lutheran Church Isabella and Kensington Ave. Baznar Opens nt 10 O'Clock TURKEY SUPPER Served From 5 to 7_ Adults $1.25 — Children 60c NOW IS THE TIME TO CLEAN LAST SUMMER'S THINGS By Hobart Laur aKd Cyril Roth It's just plain cussidness — "human nature," if you want! to call it that — but most of us are careless when it comes to cleaning a garment after we're through wearing it for a season. Last summer's clothes by the dozen are hanging right now in many closets. Any suits, dresses or shirts in your closet that haven't been worn since last summer? Now is the time to clean them. They should have, of course, been cleaned last year when you were through with them. Then wrapped to keep dust off. They'd be ready to wear and less deteriorated tpo. So before telling you how to clean last summer's things, may we recommend you bring this winter 's clothes to us and have them cleaned before you put them away for the summer? And when it comes to dry cleaning of last summer's clothes, we recommend you bring them to,us. Tell us that the garment hasn't been cleaned since last summer. That way we'll take the necessary corrective steps to put it back fn shape. To do it yourself—even if you wanted to—would require too lengthy a technical explanation. But if the garment can be "wet cleaned," that is, washed, and you want to do it yourself—these suggestions will be helpful to you. 1. Measure the garment thoroughly. Soak in soft water made mildly alkaline. Wash by hand in good neutral soap solution which will lather up well during hand rubbing. Be sure temperatures of water is not more than 100 degrees F. Next, flush thoroughly to insure removing all perspirations. Now rinse in clean soft water at least 5 or 6 times. 2. 3. 4. .5. 6. Finally, stretch to correct dimensions and allow to dry. Any way to you look at it, it's a lot of work, isn't it? So why not avoid all that and bring both this past season's things as well as last summer's clothes right now, and let us do it for you? BRING IT TO PEERLESS CLEANERS 1117 Broadway — Phone 207 PERSONAL While visiting Mission. Texas, In the Rio Grande Valley. Mr. and Mrs. Murven Schurtz and Mr. and Mrs. Art Niekrenz and Jimmy of Mt. Vernon, stayed In the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Hall. Dorothy Lanham, Barbara Sumner, child welfare workers of Carbondale, spent the weekend in Mt. Vernon as guests of Mrs. Leonard Wood. Harry Wells of Wayne City transacted business here today. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Goddard, Mrs. Melba Clark spent the weekend at Fort Knox," Ky., visiting Pvt. Chas. Clark who is stationed there with the 509th Field Artillery. Sunday guests at the home of Mrs. Stella Dean on south 15th street included Mrs. Iva Kromm of Mendota, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wann and daughter of New Orleans, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dean of Mill Shoals, Mr. and Mrs. Baron Baker of Metropolis, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Talbot of West Frankfort and Miss Nancy Clark of Springfield. Elder Gerald Fox of West Frankfort spent Saturday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Byford King and sons. Mrs. Lyle Downen and son, Kenneth of Tamaro were Mt. Vernon visitors today. Miss Margie Ferguson, a senior at Southern Illinois University, spent the weekend visiting her grandmother Mrs. Anna Ferguson. Mary Campbell of Fairfield spent today in Mt. Vernon. Clayton Johnson, W. C. Allen, Leonard Wilson, Leonard Vaughn, Dr. J. R. Ansley, Sam Zemllnk, Paul Rollinson of Dix, Everett Howell of Bluford spent Saturday evening in East St. Louis attending a Shrine meeting. Pvt. Kenneth Borman and Pvt. Robert Klevorn who are stationed at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo., spent the weekend in Mt. Vernon with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aub rey Borman, 2019 Cherry and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Klevorn of Oakland avenue. Jimmy Hopkins, student at Southern Illinois University spent the weekend in Mt. Vernon visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hopkins. By DOROTHY ROB Associated Prow Women's Editor Preview of "New Moon' 1 at High School Open House MARRIAGE LICENSES Max Raye Graham, RFD 4, Mt. Vernon and Phyllis Irene Hartley, Scheller. Stanley William Guth and Erma Lee Beaver, both of Evansville, Ind. Wife Is One Who Must Tell Husband to Act His Own Age Know what your chances are of some day being a widow? According to government statistics, between the ages of 45 and 54, about one woman in eight is widowed. Between 55 and 64 it jumps to about one in four. And by 70 every other woman is a widow. In past columns I have told women that one way of holding onto their men was to take better care of them, and even listed ways In which they might help their husbands to avoid the wear and tear worry and financial pressure that get so many men before their time. But many wives arc up against a tough proposition when it comes to safeguarding the health of their husbands. Men resent any Inference that they are at an age where they have to start taking better care of themselves. Let Mama protest that Papa hasn't any business playing football with the kids and Papa may be determined to prove to the whole family that he Isn't too old to show the kids a trick or two about tackling. May Resist Stubbornly Lot Mama try to Influence his eating habits and she is likely to meet with stubborn opposition. Let her insist on hiring someone to put up the storm windows or mend the roof, and he is likely to tell her "Quit trying to make an old man out of me. So It's a ticklish job trying to get a middle-aged man to slow up a little without arousing his antagonism. After all, the girls in the office make him feel young and in his prime. That's the one sure way of getting along with a middle-aged man. ' So the wife who loves her hus band, who knows he ought to start taking it easy, that he ought to have regular medical checkups, etc., Is really in a tough spot. For she Is the only one who thinks enough of her man to tell him the truth for his own good. That he Is getting older, and that if he wants to stay around to a ripe old age, he'll have to start acting his age, instead of kidding himself that he is still a young man. SCHOOL MAN DIES By Al»ocl«t«d Pr.l. ANNA 111.—Kenneth M. Jobe, 45, retired superintendent of Anna schools, died Saturday. He retired in June because of illness. Burial was at Marion, 111., today. One of the features of the open house at Mt. Vernon high school tonight is a show which has been prepared to give the nublic a sample of the "thing to come" when they see the operetta at the high school on either Thursday or Friday night. The show will introduce the entire cast of "New Moon" and interview the majority of them. The chorus and orchestra will assist several of the soloists in presenting a preview of the music. Needless to say it would be impossible to present anything that resembles a complete show because copyright materials such as these arc restricted to paid performances suhiect to royalty. Hence the east will be "intended" and several will ing, said operetta director W. H. Beckmeyer. Members of the cast both singing and speaking are as follows: Shirley Nolta and Harold Wil- llnms share the responsibility of leads with Janet Clark, Margie Howard, and Roger Cowen playing a comic trilogy. Anthony Thompson, Jack Fitzjerrells, Jerry Wolfe, Jerry Latta, Tommy Johnson, Robert Krobs, Eddie Ryder, Sue Dahler, round out the mnjor parts of the cast. Several bit parts all contribute to the story. The time of the show is 1791 and the colonial dress gives much color opportunity to the costuming. The costumes were rented in part from a costumer in St. Louis. The story takes place in Now Orleans. On board "The New Moon," on the isle of Pines. Although the show is only two acts it contains several scenes in each act. Several clever dances will bo a part of the show as they have come to be in the past few years, and the costuming for these are to be created by local people, who are taking more than a little bit of interest in the show. The story follows the pattern that many shows of its period followed: The hero must for one reason or another escape, so he sells himsell as a bondservant. 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