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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1966 THE REGISTER-NEWS ~ MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS. SOCIETY First Community kVomen's Fellowship The Women's Fellowship will meet Monday evening, Novem- Ibor 28, at 7:30 o'clock at First Community Church. The evening will be spent conducting a workshop for the making of Christmas cards and favors and also the preparation of cancer pads. All members are asked to attend. Frltsntlslrlp Club The East Salem Friendship Club met November 17 at the home of Mrs. Shirley Reeker with eight members present. Mrs. Judy Flota and daughters, Mrs. Shirley Hayes and son, Mrs. Tina McGhee, and Mrs. Elsie Taaka were guests. Following prayer by Mrs. Tina McGhee, a potluck luncheon was served. The day was spent quilting with a business meeting held in the afternoon. Cards were signed and sent to several members In the oommu- Th next meeting will be held December 9 at Opal's Cafe with Cliristmas dinner and a gift exchange. Red Cross Gruy Ladies The Red Cross Gray Lady shoppers this week are Opal Gowler, Alice Green. Alberta Richardson, and Alta Davis. On Wednesday of each week a group of these volunteer workers shop for tile patients at the Mt. Vernon State Tuberculosis Sanitarium. PERSONAL Mi-s. C.L. Bien of Salem visited friends and shopped in Mt. Vcinon yesterday. Mrs. Loucl .cw Criddock of Cnrmi spent Tuesday shopping and transacting business in the King City. Mrs. Jerry Moore of Wayne City was a Mt. Vernon shopper and business visitor yesterday Bfternoon. Mrs. Frank Keoughon of Fair- fleid transacted business and shopped in Mt. Vernon Tuesday. Mrs. Ralph Barnhart of Benton visited friends and shopped in Mt. Vernon yestei-day . Mrs. Leona Etheridge of Fairfield was a King Qty shopper Tuesday afternoon. Godfrey Schultz of Texico made a business trip to Mt. Vernon yesterday. Jerry Hagen of O'Fallon, Mo was a King City business visitor Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Ruth Rollinson of Kell spent yesterday afternoon shopping in Mt, Vernon. Mrs. Ola Sanders of Dix was a business visitor and shopper in the King City Tuesday. Mrs. Opal Wangler of Belle Rive spent Tuesday afternoon Bhopping in Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Dorothy Mitchell of Qay Oty was a King City shopper and business visitor yestenJay. Mrs. Reba Whisenhunt of Belle Rive spent Tuesday afternoon tiiopping in Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Curtis Falow of Ina transacted business and shopped in the King City yesterday. Mrs. Dorothy Grove of Ina spent yesterday afternoon shopping in Mt. Vernon. Mi-s. Deloris Shook of Keenes was a King City shopper and business visitor Tuesday. Roy HaU of Waltonville made a business trip to Mt. Vernon yesterday afternoon. Harold Witter of Fairfield was 8 King City business visitor Tuesday. Claude Williams of Bonnie transacted business In Mt Vernon yesterday afternoon. Neal Wilson of Bluford made a business trip to the King City Tuesday. Mrs. Donna Wesolak of Du Bois spent Tuesday afternoon shopping in the King Qty. Mi-s. Bill Webber of Dahlgren transacted business and shopped in Mt. Vernon yesterday. Mrs. Janice Threatt of Belle Rive was a King City shopper Tuesday afternoon. Irvin Sager of Kell made a business trip to Mt. Vernon yesterday. Harold Wegman of Woodlawn was a business visitor in the King City Tuesday. Stewart Bean of Opdyke made a business ti-ip to the King City Tuesday afternoon. Floyd E, Williams of Woodlawn was a Mt. Vernon business visitor yesterday. Mrs. Donna Laur of Nason Nason spent Tuesday afternoon shopping in the King City. PESTiCiDE CONTAINERS before Disposal U. Sk avwbUKNT Of ACIICUITUH MRS. MOLLIE HUNGATE, recently licensed by the Department of Registration and Education as a licensed practical nurse, is shov^n receiving her cap from Mrs. Patricia Forsythe, registered nurse, and Director of Nursing Service at the Setzekorn Nursing Home. A tea was held in Mrs. Hungate's honor, recently, at the Home with Miss Mary Kyscki, co -ordinator, Mt. Vernon School of Practical Nursing, as the main speaker. The latter made a most inspiring talk on the merits of good nursing service. (Lloyd DeVl^itt Photo) THE DOCTOR Colitis Victims Can Build Tolerance For Many Foods By Wayne O. Brandstadt, M.D. Newspaper Enterprise Asn. Q— Is an irritated or nervous colon caused chiefly by laxatives Is there any fever with it? A—Although prolonged use of laxatives is a common cause of colitis, it may also be caused by getting too much roughage in your diet, emotional upsets, food allergy or chilling the abdomen. It is not associated with fever. Diarrhea with fever may be caused by salmonella infections including typhoid and various types of dysentei-y. Q—Are sudden uncontrollable bowel movements common in people who suffer from spastic colon or colitis of any type? Can anything be done for this? A—Severe attacks of spastic colon or colitis are often associated with a sudden powerful urge to empty the bowel. Although control rather than cure is possible, it cannot be achieved overnight. It often requires a careful study by a gastroentero- logist to determine the underlying cause and to prescribe a course of treatment that includes medicine, diet and hygienic living. Q—After a woman gets her mucous colitis under control with a bland diet and drugs, can she eat whatever she wishes or should she avoid certain foods? A—Anyone who has suffered from mucous colitis can get a relapse by eating a large amount of roughage. You should get, as early as possible, the same amount of roughage evei-y day, making minor adjustments in the amount to keep your stools firm but not hard. After two or three years of good control you may find that your tolerance for vegetables and fruit will increase but it is unwise for any one to go overboard in eating these foods just because they are in season. Q—I have frequent bouts of colitis for which I take sulfa- guanidine. This helps me, but will it damage my kidneys? A—This powerful antibacterial agent is safe when taken under medical supervision. Too large a dose may cause a variety of harmful reactions Including damage to the kidneys, liver and blood. Incidentally, this remedy is not generally prescribed for colitis. Pease send your questions and comments to Wayne G. Brandstadt, M.D., in care of this paper. While Dr. Brandstadt cannot answer individual letter he will answer letters of general interest in futiu-e columns. FOR LADIES ONLY... I Remember Thanksgiving Spent In Aunt Busy's Home By SALLY As I've mentioned before. It doesn't take a special time of the year to bring fond memories of my beloved Aunt Busy. .. However, on the Eve of Thanksgiving, the lamp of memory is especially bright—and lights the way for my straying thoughts to travel to the remembered warmth of her home. . . So, friends of this column, come along with me as I attempt to tell you how wonderful It was. To begin with, let me say that preparations for the Thanksgiving Dinner got under way at her house on Monday preceding the all-timportant Thursday. . . And, let me also say. It was my happy privilege to share in her bustling activities. . . Also, in the pursuit of total honesty, I'll admit I gladly assumed chores which, in my own home, caused me to set up a wail of protest—such as washing an endless stack of dishes. But, somehow, it just wasn't such a miserable task when I tackled it at her house—which, I'm sure is understandable. . . After aU, while I polished the plates and platters I wasn't actually seeing them as they were but rather as they would appear on the big Feast Day. . . Which, of course, is also to explain that visions of taste-tempting goodies were constantly in my mind. I was there when the farmer delivered the enormous turkey— neatly prepared for the oven by his wife who enjoyed an enviable reputation for her ability in such matters. .. This, hy the WB>». was never a moment later than Tuesday aftenmon. Aunt Busy held the firm belief that proper flavor was only achieved with a frozen fowl. . . Which, of course, was no problem. , . . Back then, the weather was completely obliging— with the thermometer hovering around zero. . So, the turkey was put in the huge roaster, the cover placed over it, and it was put on a shelf in the frigid smokehouse— to remain until late Wednesday evening. 4^ ^ JO- Wednesday was bake day. . . And, as I hurried to her home after an endless day at school. I found the pantry shelves lined with an assortment of pies, cakes, and large loaves of crusty bread. . . (Having compassion for the way time drags for a child, I also found small samples of each goody waiting for fne on the kitchen table.) And, having shown my appreciation with much Up-smacking and finger licking, I made my hands tidy—under Aunt Busy's close inspection—and was ready to assist her in the dining room. . . Here, the compact dining room table had been extended to include three seldom used leaves —in order to seat fourteen relatives. . . The polished china and gleaming silver were placed In neat array along with the linen napkins—then we were ready to start on what went In the center of the table. . . First, one of her arrangements of carefully hoarded autumn leaves which she had kept in the cool and slightly damp cellar In order to preserve their natural brillance... Around these, went the covered compotes contalnmg a variety of "spreads" and the pickle jar wkh the silver tongs on the side. Came the day — at last. . . And, as the house flUed with a symphony of holiday aromas, I stood at the parlow window and watched the horse-drawn wagons—converted into sleighs — turn into the lane and head for Aunt Busy's front gate. ... Greetings took a lot of time. . . There were new babies to be admired. . . the growth of the other children was duly noted as compared to the previous year's meeting. . . The men came together in a cloud of pipe and cigar smoke to talk about world affairs in general. . . And the women hurried out to offer assistance with last minute preparation of the dinner. . . (At best, this would be handling the countless bowls as Aunt Busy "dished up" — because she was quite frank in expressiong her opinion about what happened when too many cooks got into the act.) Finally, while the adults were seated at the main table, the "youngins" were being seated at a long table which had been extended across one end of the kitchen. . , One of the group said 'a few appropriate words". . . And everyone got down to the real business of the day. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day. , . And, for each adult I have no greater wish than this: May each have the memory of one who was as dear as my beloved Aunt Busy was to me. .. And, for each child, a day spent with those who, in the far away future, will be remembered — as I remember her. DEAR ABBY Don't Date Until You Get Divorce Abigail Van Buren A REPRIEVE from the chopping block was^temporatfly S inted this white hen turkey, which established some portant connections with Mrs. Shkley Wiseman of Shelbina, Mo. White turkeys are gaining ground on the traditional bronze types to^ptopulRrlty at the Thmks. giving table ta some parts of the country. This sociable hen played it safe either way by making frleods with Mrs. Wiseman, an employe at the Missouri Farmerg Awn. poultry processing plant at Shelbina. DEAR ABBY: Please advise me as to how a 19-year-old girl from a small town who is separated, with a divorce in the near future, should conduct herself. I have a 6-months-old son and I want to keep my reputation flawless for his sake as well as my own. I have no idea what is acceptable conduct for a girl In my situation. Should I date? Should I go to thfe local dances and dance with anybody who asks me? Should I accept dates out of town that mean staying overnight? (Even if we had separate motel rooms?) How about attending mixed parties with a group of girls? I would appreciate any advice you can give m NO NAME, NO TOWN . DEAR NO NAME: A woman who Is not yet divorced should not date. She may enjoy the company of the opposite sex at parties, or in groups,' but she certainly should not accept overnight invitations. Neither should she go to the local dances and dance with anybody who asks her. It's all right to attend parties with a "group" of girls, if she goes home with the "group" she came with. DEAR ABBY: I know if s customary to send roses to an a&> tress on her opening night. But what does one send an actor? Flowers somehow don't seem appropriate for a man. LMG DEAR LMG: Send a telegram, a rabbit's foot, a four-leaf clover or a horseshoe—accompanied by a little "eating money" ta case he bombs. DEAR ABBY: The letter about people who take thefa* Ill-mannered, untrained children to public places and turn them loose, and your answer ("blame the parents") broke my heart. I am the mother of such . chDd, and I assure you I am not to blame. If people only knew how much they hurt me when they ask my darling little boy, "What In the world is wnmg with you?" You see, he Is retarded, epileptic, and abnost blind. I do correct him but he forgets so soon. No one wants to sit with a child like mine, so I have to take him with me. I am not ashamed of him, but I don't intend to go thru h'fe apologizing to strangers for something which neither lie nor I can help. Sign this "LOVES HIM ANYWAY" CONFIDENTIAL TO "HURRICANE INEZ": Life is not that complicated. The most important thing a mother can do for her children is to love their father. Problems? Write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal. 90069. For a personal reply, inclose a stamped, self-addressed envelop Hate to write letters? Send 51 to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles. Cal. 90069 for Abby's booklet, "How to Write Letters for All Occasions." Joe Sutton Speaks To Rotary Club Joe Sutton was guest speaker when the Mt. Vernon Rotary Oub held a luncheon meeting Tuesday at the L. and N. Cafe. He opened his talk with a demonstration on how to travel light and fast — with all his personal and office equipment in one small traveling bag. In another small case, be had bis type writer. He also commented on his re- Russia, and Nigeria, where he cent visits to East Germany, Russia, and Nigeria, where he arrived in the middle of another insurrection. He also made some Interesting comments on the menace of communism. He also said that he belived the Russians are living batter than ever before, from a material standpoint, and all are thoroughly indoctrinated with Communistic teaching from their kindergarten days. Following his talk, he conducted a question-answer period. Roy Pierson of Heyworth, 111., cousin of Dr. M.M. Lumbattis, was the only visitor. Next Tuesday's meeting will include a Rotary information program. YOURS ... SOCIALLY Program By Mrs. H. W. Hannah Presented To Mt. V. Art Guild Observe Avritt Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thomas Avritt will be married fifty years on Tuesday, November 29. They are the parents of one daughter, Mrs. KatMyn Meline of Rockford, HI. The occasion will be celebrated with open house at the home on the Centralia Road. Friends and relatives are invited to attend between the hours of two and four o'clock next Sunday afternoon, November 27. REVIVAL PARK AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH Nov. 27 —Dac. 3 7:30 P.M. BreadccMt —WMIX 12:30 Each Sunday DR. STXRUNC PRICE. Bvaaiellst Pastor Third Baptist Church, 8t. Louis, Mo. WATSK REYNOUIS. Music Director EVERKTr LEMA Yk Pastor Pointers Poll/s Homemade Greeting Cards Cut Oldsters' Expenses By POLLY CRAMER DEAR POLLY-Pardon a 76- year-old male reader of the column from butting in but I have a Pointer. For may of us oldsters living on Social Security, the cost of Oiristmas, cards becomes burdensome. I enclose our suggestion, which is a white paper napkin vn"th colorful holiday greetings stamped in one comer. We have a rubber stamp with our names and address and with this we add our names. All we then need to do is buy inexpensive white envelopes into which the folded napkins will fit. We buy the napkins In packages of 100 and with very little trouble and expense we are all set with our holiday greetings. —JUDGE HARRY. DEAR POLLY - After our Christmas cards are opened, the envelopes are always thrown away but I always write the sender's address on the back of tile card, before discardmg the envelope. As I keep our cards from one year to the next I have the latest addresses. This enables me to mail our cards early. The children use last year's cards for decorating at home or school.—COPEE. DEAR READERS-Bob Kennedy of the popular radio and television Contact shows on Boston station WBZ told me that his mother saves Christmas card and the next year she decorates a gift with the card that that particular person had sent her the previous year. This adds a warm, personal feeling to the gift and the recipient knows that her card was noticed and really appreciated.—POLLY DEAR POIXY—Many years ago my mother taught me how to iron a sheet painlessly. Fold It in eighths and use if as an ironing pad. By moving It about on the board and touching up the edges, you will have a very well-ironed sheet with practically no extra work.—ANNA DEAR POLLY-I have a problem I do not know how to solve so am turning it over to you and the girls. My IVa-year-old son likes to take bites out of toilet soap and eat it. He is well-fed, so hunger could not be causing the trouble. What can I do to stop this? Any help will surely be appreciated. -MRS. G.L.B. Anyone submitting a Polly's Problem, a solution to a problem or a favorite homemaWng Idea will receive a dollar if Polly uses the item in Polly's Pobiters. By SAllY Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Davidson, who have been vislttag with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Yearwood and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hufsteedt and with his graf- mother. Mrs. Fern Plercy, have returned to their home in Lewisburg, Ohio. •0. •<)• Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Cordle and son, Johnny Pat, and Mr. and Mrs. Ja<* Mullinax and daughters, Janet and Julia, have returned to thehr homes in Granite aty following a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Pigg and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mullinax, all of this city. -0. -0- A family reunion and dinner was held last Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Asa Barnett in Scheller honoring the 79th birthday of the former and the tenth wedding anniversary of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James Green of Ashley. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Orval Barnett and Mr. and Mrs. Laverne McGuire, all of Lema, Mr. and Mrs. Donald West, Mrs. Pat Myers and Vicki, Charles Wsimack, all of Mattoon, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Oakley and sons of Toledo, Mr. md Mrs. Clem Barnett and laughter, Lori, of Springfield, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Taft of Areola, Mrs. Annie Pittman of Tamaroa, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Barnett and children of Decatur, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pittman of Scheller, Mr. and Mrs. James Green, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Severs, Fred Barnett and Mrs. Grace Hutchinson, all of Mt. Vernon. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Marion NIckens, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kurtz and children of Tamaroa and Mrs. Marie Barnett of Scheller. The Bametts have seven living children and all were together for the first time in thirty years. -0- -0- -0- Mrs. EUa Crask of Keenes is 88 years old today, November 23, we have been told In a note from her grandson's wife, Mrs. Stanley Crask of Sidney, ni. . . Mrs. Lesna Berry of 1603 south 29th street will be 73 years old Sunday, November 27, according to her sister, Mrs. Dottle Rapp. . . We are mailmg a card to each one and we do hope each will receive many others. Sally was pleased to receive a telephone call reporting that celved 26 lovely cards following Jhn Eater of this city received 26 lovely cards following the recent announcement of his bh?thday. . . And, Mrs. Angeline Wallace of McLeansboro sends a note reporting that she received 77 pretty cards. By Emily Brownfield With dozens of practical examples of individualized gifts around her, Mrs. H.W. Hannah presented her program "Creative Gift Giving," to an absorbed audience at the meeting of the Mt Vernon Art GuUd held Monday evening, Nov. 21, In the Community Center. Introduced by Ethel Myllus as an artist who has always been interested In the effective use of talent, Mrs. H.W. Hannah began with "the painter who tiiinks in terms of a painting. He may have a person on his gift list who would want a picture to complete a living room wall. A satisfying gift would be a copy of a master's work painted from an inexpensive miniature." The speaker also suggested to "paint some of Mom's stuff on canvas to be given to someone away from home who remembers the favorite items with fondness." Another area of ideas Is the use of pencil sketches, like those done on vacation and later mounted to preserve the pleasant memories. On one occasion grandfather's sketches were mounted and sent to the grandchildren as gifts. Small sketches can be made into plates at the printer and used for stationaiy or note paper. One who Is an artist at taking pictures with a camera can create still life arrangements of prized produce from the garden or treasured objects and have the colored prints framed attractively for a special gift. Adopting other people's creative pieces can also be a source of unique gifts. An unusual example of this is the collection of rubbings on rice paper which the speaker said could be mounted on plywood and handsomely framed. "These came from carvings on an Indian temple but you could use something local like brass plates." A child's interest in a subject like Columbus can call for the mounting of a map reprint of the one actually used by the navigator the speaker commented. Several examples of modem needlework were shown. One was a tapestiy piece in wool which was worked from a blueprint rather than a stamped design. Mrs. Hannah found the British publications as a source for unusual pieces and also for Florists Meet At Murphysboro Florists Transworld Delivery sponsored a one-day meeting at Murphysboro last Sunday, new Christmas arrangements were demonstrated with use of candles, glassware, and religious pieces. The designers were Kathryn Shelton of Lucas Flowers In Dexter, Mo., Rose Ferrell of Robinsons Flowers in Anna, and Alice Higgins of Ivan's Flowers in this city. Ivan Pigg, also of Ivan's Flowers acted as master of ceremonies for the design session and the business meeting. There were about a hundred florists present from all over southern Illinois and southeast Missouri. Following the meeting, the group enjoyed a delicious smorgasbord in the beautifully decorated V.F.W. Hall. The next meeting will be held next March in this city. U,S.'PAT.OfF. THANSKGIVIN6 DIHNER HOT MULLED CIDER ROAST TOM TURKEY with Savory Dressing, Fluffy Whipptd Potatoes, Brusiel Sprouts in Butter, Cranberry-Orange Relish and Giblet Gravy. ALSO Pumpkin Pie W/Whipped Cream or Hot Mince Pie Hot Rolls ond Biscuits Coffee, Too or Milk Adults—$2.75 Children—$1.50 Serving 12 Noon Till 9.00 P.M. HOLIDAY INN Benton, Illinois OPEN UNTIL 1:00 A.M. kits that matched felt and thread excellently. Among the several Indian pieces that attracted the audience was the embroidery hanging of the famed Taj Mahal which was done with gold wire and a star done hi sterling silver. Mrs. Hannah said "This i« ^ vanishing art in India." Among the pottery items dls-. played was a bisque-fired nativity set. Molds for this and., for a chess set can be obtained and the products painted to suit • the individual's taste. At one time Mrs. Hannah herself used a basic vase mold for a lamp and decorated it with the symbols of the sport lover to whom it was later given. A copper ash tray was enlianced when the speaker explained that the out* line of the house hammered into the base was taken f rom a friend's Christmas card photo received the previous year. In addition to the materiel presented by the speaker, members of the Guild brou{^ ex* amples of their works. Mrs. Harriet Mossberger, known for her unique arrangements of flowem made with feathers, displayed brilliant Oriental poppies in a floral piece and explained iiow the feathers were attadied to give the look of the real flower. Mrs. Mabel McLain who specia> lizes in fme china painting, showed a scenic plate done hjr her student, Mrs. Oo Fellinger, as an example of a momenta of places visited. Other peiBoa- alized pieces were those of tiM events. Coffee cups too can b* Individualized for couples end for children. Following the program refresh, ments were served by Kitty Nod and Thefaia Crosnoe. During ttm business meeting Presldeni Frank Kuenz announced the re% signation of E^y Brownfleld as secretary and the appoint* ment of Norma WIese to fill fim unexpu^d term. Plans are be> Ing made to begin a scholarship fund which will be under tbm chalrthanship of Sue Shrode. A letter was read from Mnt Moore of the Citizen 's commit* tee for the Community Center expressing appreciation fop the Flea Market which was coo* ducted by Mrs. Genevieve Brelt* meler. She was assisted by Le* ona Cblc, Muiam Hans, Lolfl Covmgton, Hallie Starr, Lena Fry, Mable McLain, Ethel Slyw lius, and Clo Fellinger. INFANT STRANGLES FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Jon Ethel Campbell, year old daughter of Mrs. Ruby Camp­ bell of Fort Wayne, died TUes. day when a French-fried potato became lodged in her throaty authorities said. p\d One 4 p'\ece PattirtuU/t to right: OfMia . 8ar0(itte, Shenandoah, Bot* P^iutt Spantik Uct. Da»n Uim WALLACei STERLING SILVER Buy nothlno. guess nothing, write nothing but the name of' your favorite Wallace pattern. Study our complete selection of Wallace Sterling flatware and decide which pattern yogi would lil(e to own-you may win a 4-piece place setting. The luciv winner wilt be selected between November 28th and December 3nl. 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