SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1966 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS . SOCIETY • Duplicate Bridge The Mt. Vernon Duplicate Bridge Qub met Monday evening at the Elks Club. Winners were: Min Cleek and Ciias. O'Rourke, first; Mrs. W. Owen, Mrs. H. Tliompson, Martha DeWitt and C. Stephens, Mrs. Edward Hawkins and Mi's. Nate Davies all tied for second place, A master point game will be played next Monday evening. T .G.L. Clasit The T.E.L. Class ol Logan Btroet BaptisI church met November 8 at the church witii 12 members present. Mrs. Edmison, president, opened the meeting with group singing of two hymns and Ruth Modcrt offered prayer. Cards were sent to the sick. Plans were made for the Christmas party which will be held December 13 with a dinner and gift exchange. Mrs. Anna Hall, Mrs. Grace Warmack and Mrs. Ruth Moderl will be in charge of the decorating. Mrs. Celia Richardson, devotional leader, discussed "Wliat God Requires of Christians" and Mrs. Lottie Standorfer sang a hymn. Poems were read by Mrs. An- dei-son, Mrs. Henton, and Mrs. Brown and piano selections were given by Mrs. Hoafon and Mrs. Richardson. Tlie meeting was dismissed With gi-oup singing. Hairdressers To Meet Monday _ .. The Hairdressers and Cosmetologists Association will meet Monday evening, November 14, at 7:00 o'clock in Faith Lutheran church, Daniel Zicha of LaGran will be guest stylist and all members are urged to attend. Navy Molhen' Club Postpones Meeting The Mt. Vernon Mothers' Oub will not meet November 14 as originally planned. The meeting has been postponed due to the death of Sylvia Pogue, whose mother, Mrs. Virginia Pogue is a member. The meeting will be held November 17, at 7:00 o'clock at the YMCA. Van Dorn Homemakers The Van Dom unit of Homemakers' Extension Association will meet Wednesday, November 16, at 7:. 30 o'clock in the home of Mrs. Nina Dare. Visitors are welcome. W .S .W .S. Meets r \K W.S. of W.S. met on Tuesday evening at 7:30 in the Fellowship room of the E.U.B. church. Mrs. Alda Sharp, president, opened the meeting with prayer by Mrs. Irene Quinn. Mrs. Henrietta Ferguson, the lesson leader gave a most interesting talk on the lesson, the topic, "The Christians Calling to Giving." Mre. Garnet Berry and Mi-s. Beverly Page, gave a dialogue skit on the "Family Budget." At the close of the program all took their thank offering to the worship center on which was an open Bible and a lighted candle. The tables wore beautifully decorated with floral pieces in keeping with the Thanksgiving season. Tlie hostesses Mrs. Patty Waite, Mrs. Faye Crawford, Mrs. ^ Allene Huber and Mrs. Alda i Sliarp served sandwiches, piej and coffee. Guests were tlie! ladies of the West Salem Metli- odist church. D.A.R. Meets The Joel Pace Chapter daughters of the American Revolution mot at the home of Mrs. Aut»- rey Watson. Mrs. Moss Threlkeld was a guest. The business meeting was conducted by Mrs. Fred Justice, Regent Mrs. Louise Hugill introduced Mrs. Ann Baal a talented speaker who spoke about her trip to Russia. She showed many color slides of Moscow and Leningrad. Mrs. Watson was assisted by Mi's. Oi-ian Metcalf, Mrs. Bryan Dycus and Miss Eleanor Hodge. MR. AND MRS. HARVEY ESTAL LONGBONS (Hilliard-Myers Photo) Bluford P.T.A. The Parent-Teacher Association will meet Monday evening, November 14, at 7:30 o'clock in the Bluford gi-ade school. Open house will be conducted and the Rev. Frank Brookman will be the guest speaker. Refi-eshments will be served by the room mothers of the first and second gi'ades. Wesleyan Service Gtiild Meeting The Wesleyan Service Guild of First Methodist Church met Wednesday, November 9 with Mrs. Jack Benton, 831 Oakland. Twenty members were present with two guests. The worship leader was Miss Edna Gari'ison, Who presented an inspiring lesson. The program was given by John Jacobsen on his trip to Europe last summer with the School Orchestra of America. Co-hostesses with Mrs. Benton wore: Mrs. Marjorie Yates, Mrs. Helen Turner and Margaret Ann Cummings. Singing Conyontion The Tri-county Singing Convention will be held Sunday afternoon, November 13, at 2:00 o'clock at the Bethel Missionary Baptist church, across the road from the Bethel school. Music will be furnished by "The Tiiree Tones" of Flora and the Bartley Quartet of luka will be in charge. Jfiirscry Shower Mrs. Phyllis Ann Waters was guest of honor at a nursery shower held, recently, at the home of Mrs. Raymond Dulaney on Waltonville Road. There were 21 present. . Games were played and prizes awarded to Mrs. Betty McKinney, Mrs. Beverly Waters, Mrs. Sue Myers, Mrs. Jean Smith, and Mrs. Esther Wines- burgh. Refi-eshments were served by the hostess. The guest of honor received many lovely and useful gifts. Guests from Ashley, Wayne City, Keenes, Bluford, Belle Rive, and Mt. Vernon. y.FW.. Auxiliary The V.F.W. auxiliai-y will meet Tuesday evening, November 15, at 7:30 o'clock in the Recreation Center at the housing project. Mrs. Ruth Spires, 13th distinct president, of Lawrenceville, will be a special guest and all members are urged to attend. A social hour witli refreshments will follow the meeting. Dodds Homemakei's The Dodds Day unit of Homemakers' Extension Association will meet Tuesday afternoon, November 15, at 1:30 o 'clock at the home of Mrs, Louise Breeze. Each member is asked to bring an article that best expresses her ability in homo decorating. Visitors are welcome. SOCIALLY YOURS ... By SALIY Mr. and Mrs. Malcom Hlrons Plains, HI., is visiting in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Lowery. -0- -0- -O- Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Hrions have returned from a few days spent visiting in Chicago. -0- -0- -0- residents now living In Mikana, and children are visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Starr of this city and Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Lowery of Salem. -0- -0- 4)Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Higgins of Ivan's Flowers, have returned from Galesburg where the latter served as floral designer at a School of Design held at the Soanganha Country Club. They also attended a dinner meeting for over a hundred florists and saw a film "What's New With Flowers Transworld Delivery." -0- -•- 4J. Mrs. Nannie Biggerstaft, a resident of Hicl(or>- Grove Manor, was 74 years old November 10. . Mrs. Ethel Eaton, also a resident of Hlclcory Grove Manor, is 81 years old today, we have been told by Ruth Starman, activities director at the Home. . . Mrs. Laura McKenry, a former resident now living in Mikaha, Wisconsin, will be 80 years old Monday, November 14, we have been infoi-med by her sister, Mrs. Etta Quinn of this city. . . And, on November 16, Mrs. Mary Harlow of 2104 Lamar, will be M yeai-s old according to a telephone call from one of her neighbors, Mrs. Carrie Russell. . . . And, also on November 16, Mrs. Gertie Rutherford of RFD 2, Waltonville, will be 90 years old according to a telephone call received from her daughter-in-law, Mi-s. Harold Rutherford. . . We do hope each will receive many other cards with the one we are mailing today. Mrs. Harriet DeWitt Eckert and Harvey Estal Longbons were united in marriage in the living room of their home on Route 1, Mt. Vernon, Friday evening, November 4. The double ring cer- i emony was performed by the j Rev. Ray Wilkey at 6:00 p.m. Mrs. Joan Deichman of Mt. Vernon served as mati-on of honor and Johnny Nociar of Nason served as best man. The bride was attired in a sd'eet length dress of blue crepe with applique at the shoulder and waist complimented with brown accessories. She wore a blue feather hat and her corsage was of red roses. Mrs. Deichman's dress was a', winter white knit witli which she [ THE DOCTOR wore black accessories and her corsage was also red roses. The wedding supper was held at the L. & N. Cafe, after which the couple left on a short trip. Mr. Longtxins is employed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, and is associated with the Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation Disti-iqt, as a Conservation Technician. Mi-s. Longbons is Assistant Manager of the Federal Land Bank Association of Mt. Vernon. The Longbons will hold an open house for fiiends and relatives Sunday afternoon, November 13, between the hours of two and four, at their home southwest of Mt. Vernon. Physical Conditioning Not A Sometime Thing Jefferson Co. School Menus Mt. Vernon: Monday: spaghetti and meat, buttered com, lettuce salad, prunes, bread, butter and milk. Tuesday: chile and crackers, carrots, pickles, ice cream, bread, butter, and milk. Wednesday: Beef and noodles, green beans, diced , fruits, hot roll and butter, milk. Thursday: Spanish hamburger, buttered peas, pickled beets, apricot cobbler, milk. Friday: tuna salad sandwich, seasoned spinach, cottage cheese, pumpkin pie, milk. Summersville: Monday: spaghetti with meat sauce, buttered corn, celery and carrot sticks, apple sauce, bread, butter, milk. Tuesday: fried chicken, mashed potatoes, lettuce wedges, apricots, biscuits, butter, milk. Wednesday: braised beef and noodles, buttered potatoes, pickled beets, cookie, bread, butter, and milk. Thursday: kraut and wei- ners, buttered com, lemon jello salad, peach halves, bread, butter, milk. Friday: tuna salad sandwich, buttered potatoes, tossed salad, brownie bars, milk. Bluford: Monday: hamburger on bun, buttered com, green beans, ice cream bar, milk. Tuesday: ham and beans, buttered spinach, corn bread, butter and jelly, peaches, milk. Wednesday: meat loaf, mashed potatoes, gelatin salad, bread- butter, jelly, pear halves and milk, Thursday: coney island on bun, buttered potatoes, creamed peas, banana cake, milk. Friday: fried fish, cole slaw, baked beans, bread, butter, milk, ice cream bar. Bonnie: Monday: sausage, white beans, fried potatoes, butter, apple squares, milk, bread. Tuesday: beef patties, buttered carrots, mashed potatoes, bread, milk, butter, pineapple. Wednesday: meat loaf, mashed potatoes, spinach, milk, hot rolls, butter, prunes. Thursday: beef and noodles, sweet potatoes, buttered beets, bread, milk, butter and peaches. Friday: Spanish hamburger on bun, buttered corn, rice, peanut butter, milk, butter, mixed fruit. 5 ,V ' i Johnstons Wed 41 Years Mr. and Mrs. Lee Johns....on of 504 north Fayette in Jacksonville, m., are observing their 41st wedding anniversary on November 13. No special plans have been made for the occasion. However, they would appreciate receiving cards from relatives and friends. They are former residents of Bonnie. They are the parents of six living children: Eugene Becker of Harrisburg, Ernie Johnston of London, England, Roxie Williams of Trenton, HI., Charlotte Garrison of Centralia, Verla Grammer of Royalton, 111., and Gayla, at home. A son, Newton Becker is deceased. They also have seventeen grandchildren and two great - granchildren. By Wayne G. Brandstadt, M.D. Newspaper Enteri>rise Assn. With the end of the football season approaching, thousands of young players wih be realeas- ed from the rigors of training. Too sudden a cessation of a program of virgorous exercise is just as bad as paiticipating in such exercise without a gradual buildup. The latter may injure the muscles and joints, the former will cause the heart muscle to he- come flabby. Another result of an abrupt cessation of training is that the boy who has become accustomed to a diet that is high in calories is likely to eat more than his reduced activity d e- mands. He wDl thereby accumulate unwanted fat that may be hard to get rid of. All professional athletes know that a program of physical conditioning must be maintained year-round, regardless of how seasonal their chosen sport may be. Such a program makes for a high level of performance and helps to protect the body from Injury. end of the football season and clined he would be well-advised to switch to basketball at the end of the fotball season and with the approach of spring to go out for baseball. He need not be expert at all three but he does need a fitness program that will hold his interest. Physical fitness should be a way of life. Q—My grandson, 7, has osteo genesis imperfecta and the doctor says that nothing can be done for it. Wliat caused it and is there any cure? A—I n this disease, the bones are fragile and break very easily. The whites of the victim's eyes are usually blue and a pro- gi'essive loss of hearing may be ; associated with it. The condition is hereditary. The degree of severity of the bony weakness varies. Some victims become helpless cripples and others can live a fairly normal life by using ex- Ira precautions against injury. The bones often become stronger as the child grows. Although there is no medical i treatment for this disease. Dr. Robert W. Bailey of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has been able to reinforce the femur of these patients with a self-adjusting telescoped metal rod which increases in length as the c\/A grows. Q—How often should I take my baby to the doctor for a ' checkup? A—As a general rule, every 4 to 6 weeks in the first year; every 3 months in the second years: every 4 to 6 months bei tween the ages 2 to 6 years; I and once a year tliereafter. PERSONAL Glen Timmons of Texico was a business visitor in Mt. Vernon Thursday. Ai-chie Coil of Keenes made a business trip to the King City Thursday afternoon. Charles Lusby of Woodlawn spent Thursday afternoon transacting business in Mt. Vernon. Fred Timmons of Texico was a business visitor in the King City Thursday. Mrs. Iris Richards of BeUe Rive transacted business and shopped in the King City Thursday. Robert Anderson of Bonnie made a business trip to the King City Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Gladys Mendenhall of Belle Rive was a Mt. Vemon shopper Thursday. Ivan Wood of Bluford transacted business in the King City Thursday afternoon. John Fry of Dahlgren made a business trip to Mt. Vemon Thursday. WILMA BOSWELL, reading co-ordinator in the Mt. Vernon city schools, was a speaker when a reading conference was held November 5, at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Her theme was "The Relationship of Recent Innovations to the Reading Program." Over 500 teachers and administrators were present including Charles Rohlfing, assistant superintendent of Mt. Vernon city schools and William Sapp, language-arts consultant for Project Uplift. Dr. Arthur Heilman of Pennsylvania University, the main speaker, discussed the dimensions of sound reading and, with the group, participated in a general discussion. POLLY'S POINTERS 'Who Showers First?' Husband Or Wives DEAR ABBY . . . Teens Con Earn Their Privileges Abigail Van Buren DEAR ABBY: I am nearly 17, a senior in high school and a straight "A" student. I went to a drive-in movie with the same boy three Saturday nights in a row. Each time I was home at the time my parents set for me —12:30. After the third date they calmly told me I couldn't go to the drive-in with this boy any more. Their only reason was they thought I might do something I might regret. When they told me this I cried all night. In the past you have always told kids if they listened to their parents and obeyed their rules, trust would come. Well, I've been doing it for nearly 17 years and you can see where it go to me. Don't you think my parents ai-e being unreasonable? NOT TRUSTED DEAR NOT: Yes, but worse yet they are being unrealistic. Were you bent on doing something you might regret, denying you permis.sion to go to a drive- in movie with a boy wouldn't stop you. Teen-agers who have demonstrated good judgment, integrity, and respect for their parents' rules should be rewarded by being given added privileges. They've earned it. In the mean- tune, do as you are told, and I think eventually your parents might see the error in their decision. DEAR ABBY: My mother-in- law asked my husband to give her the money he was going to spend on my b'iithday present and "together" they bougtnt me something SHE picked out. A fire engine red wool coat with a low belt all the way 'round. I am 5 feet 3 inches tall and weight 155. She has excellent taste when it comes to selecting her own clothes. What would you say happened in this case, and how would you handle it? BOILING OVER DEAR BOILING: There are two possibilities. She either did it on purpose or she didn't. But regardless, I would handle it very carefully while placing it in its original box to return it. DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have no automobile. Most of our friends do. When we go out for an evening of pleasure and they park the car in a pay parking lot, is it our pai-t of the evenmg's partieipationg to pay for at least one-half of the parking expense? PUZZLED DEAR PUZZLED: There is no "law" or rule covering situations such as this one. Abide by the "Three C's:" Common sense, consideration and courtesy. If you believe the other couple to be on a limited budget, and you can gracefully pay for the parking, I'd say pay for ALL of it in return for the chauffeur service. CONFIDENTIAL TO "FASHION-CONSCIOUS": A lady's dress should be like a stamped barbed wire fence. It should protect the property without obscuring the view. How has the world been treating you? Unload your problems on Dear Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal. 90069. For a personal, unpublished reply, inclose a self-addressed, envelope. For Abby's booklet, "How to Have a Lovely Wedding," send $1.00 to Abby, Box 69700, Lo» Angeles, Cal., 90069. HOSPITAUTY MEQUON, Wis. (/P) — When its lease ran out on its meeting place here, Christ Church theran) was without a place to worship, but the Roman Catholic School Siisters of Notre Dame quickly provided one opening the doors of their convent to the Lutherans. Said the Rev. Kaarl Danielson: •'They not only opened their doors, but they also opened their hearts." UP AND DOWN NEW YORK W>)—Protestant believers have increased by 7.8 million. Catholic by 6.1 million and the Jewish numbers have decreased .3 million in the past 14 years, a Catholic Digest sur vey finds. COME TO OPEN HOUSE Monday, November 14, 1966 Mount Vernon Township High School Auditorium Exctrpts from Li'L ABNER (musical portion) to bo prosontod as Proviow Show Time: 7:30 P.M. BARBS Some people ai'gue so fiercely for tolerance tliey sound intolerant. * * « Once folks looked askance at a gal with a black eye. Now they just think she's working for a cigarette company. NORMALSy NO VIRTUE NEW YORK \m — Being "normal" is not necessarily good, the Rev. Dr. James E. Loder says in a new book, "Religious Pathology and Christian aFith," published by Westminster Press. Normalcy, he adds, is rather "the name of whatever is being done at the time by most of the people who might possibly be doing it"—and is not a valid standard for judgment. Quick Quiz Q—Are rainbows ever produced by the light of the moon? A—Lunar rainbows, consisting of very faint colors, are occasionally seen. * • • Q—What museum houses the oldest stars and stripes flag in existence? A~Bennington Historical Museum, Bennington, Vt. • • * Q—How did the expression "lock, stock, and barrel" come to mean "everything"? A-—The expression stems from the sport of hunting, for the lock, stock and barrel are the three main parts of a gun. The expression goes back to the early days of this nation when a pioneer's rifle was his most cherished possession. Q—What city is popularly known as the "Tri-Mountain aty"? A—Boston, Mass., from the three hills on which it was originally built. • • « Q—Is the honeybee native to America, and where does it carry the pollen it takes from flowers? A—17th-century colonists brought domestic bees to America from Europe because they needed honey for sweetening. The bee carries the pollen in a pollen basket located under its hind leg. . . . Q-rWhat dty was the first capital of the United States under the Articles of Conferer- ation? A-York, Pa. By POLLY CRAMER Newsj)aper Enterprise Assn. DEAR POLLY - Several of my friends and I have the same problem which we call, "Who goes first?" Our husbands take us out once a week. None of us have more than one bathroom as we live in small homes. The husbands all persist in taking their showers first but we say the wives should go first because they have so much more to do to get ready and it is no wonder they complain about us taking so long. We think we are riglit. What do the otlier girls think? -MRS. A.E.H. DEAR MRS. A.E.H. and friends —We will let the other girls settle the question of the order of taking showers, but I have a strong feeling tliat a lot of them are going to think how lucky you all are that your husbands take you out once a week. -POLLY DEAR POLLY—Do tell Eddie, that using mayonnaise will bring out the sheen in the hair. Just rub it in before you shampoo. not too much but just enough to go through the hair. This will reaUy make it shine.—PAM DEAR GIRLS—I was advised that this is now a very popular method. Some girls who have their hair "done" by a hairdresser rub the mayonnaise in just before leaving home and then it is ready to be washed out. -POLLY } DEAR POLLY-Daily brushing of the hair, morning and night, with a clean brush will ; keep it clean, healthy, soft and • lustrous.—GEORGIA DEAR POLLY-Not only do I ; use steam for freshening flower hats (a former Pointer) but I also use it for felt hats. I pack the hat tightly with tissue paper to retain its shape and, while carefully holding it over a steaming kettle, I brush as I go along. This cleans and revives the hat fabric—R.K. Anyone submitting a Polly's Problem a solution to a problem or a favorite homemaking idea will receive a dollar if Polly uses the item in Polly's Pointers. HAVE YOUR CHILDREN HAD THEIR EYES EXAMINED THIS YEAR? Hundreds of latest styW frames with highest quality single vision lenses. Thorough Eyo Examination $5.S0 SO Hours: 9:00 to 5:30 Daily - Fri. to 8:00 P.M. RAY OPTICAL CO. on. RAY B. DALXON . oji. 117 N. Locust St. DB. ED. JANIE8, CD. Centralia, 111. Ph. 532-1613 No Appointment NeoesHiy TIZZY by Kate Osann "Walt a few minutes, Margaret. Maybe I can cut the lecture short by volunteering that money doesn't grow on trees!" ^ee (/out doctot ^t^^ . TKtiS; 8^!M0 YOVR p «£S."-'.PT'r)^ ' TON aROVLK H P. Maxine Higgins To Address Members Of Local B.P.W. Club Mi's. Maxine Higgins, a Past President of the Mt. Vernon Business and Professional Women's Club will be speaker at the meeting of that Clut), Monday night, November 14. Mrs. Higgins is one of four women Field Agents in the Springfield District of the Internal Revenue Service. She begun work in the Internal Revenue Service in July 1965. Previous to that she was associated with Hoit Accounting and Tax Service for thirteen years. She is a member of the National Society of Public Accountants, the American Business Women's Association, Salem Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. While living in Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Higgins has been active in civic affairs, she served as publicity chairman for the United Fund for several years. She is especially active in the First Baptist Church, where she is Church Treasurer and teaches an adult Sunday School Class. Mrs. Higgins subject for her talk, Monday night is "To Be." Mrs. Higgins She wiU develop this along th» line of Personal and Career Advancement. Special Music has also been planned by the Personal Development Committee, which is in charge, with Mrs. Evelyn Nassauer and Mrs. Gerry Reichert as Co-chairmen. William Plater On Council At Illinois U. William M. Plater of this city has been appointed to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Council at the University of Illinois. Council members represent the largest college student body at Urbana with approximately 9,000 enrolled. The council meets tvith Dean Robert W. Rogers and members serve on various college faculty committers. John Kerr, new coach of the Chicago Bulls, set a National Basketball Association record by playing in 917 straight league games. DON'T FORGET Optimist Club Radio Auction Tonight At 7:00 P.M. MT. VERNON COMMUNITY CENTER JANSEN'S SERVICE LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING -SPECIALS- Mon., Tues., Wed., Nov. 14,15, 16 Ladles' & Men's SUITS N .W 94* Ladies' & Men's SLACKS 50* Ladles' & Men's JACKETS N.. 50* Pick Up or Leave 7 A.M. to 11 P.M. 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