Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 21, 1962 · Page 6
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 6

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, June 21, 1962
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Logansport. Indiana, Pharos-Tribuiw By Mary D'Andrea About this time every June society editors get the urge to trade their typewriter ribbons for just one smack at the guy who said, "A June bride is forever a happy bride," or some- tiling like that. He forgot to add that a society editor in June is also happy . . . when July 1 comes. BUT THE WAY THE wedding forms are stacking up on already-cluttered desks, we won't live to see it. Girls really believe that old saying. They think if they don't get married in June, their marriage doesn't stand a chance. At least that's the conclusion we have drawn after writing the umteenth wedding of the week. ACTUALLY, IT'S NOT so bad. Our dreams may find us in a nightmarish maze . . . strangling on yards arid yards of Chantilly lace and tulle . . . drowning in an odorus sea of orange blossoms and lily of the valley . . . typing pages and pages of. wedding • copy . . . measuring pictures of a thousand smiling brides . . .or sorting tons and tons of wedding forms . . . but we'll survive. In spite of that constant ringing in our ears (wedding bells) we'll make it. We always do. ' ' . But what about the brides? This getting- ready-for-a-wedding business is no picnic for them. It's hectic to, say the least. Several have .stopped by the office for wedding forms and information about write-ups, showers and all the'things that go into a newspaper when a girl gets married. Any resemblance between how they, look now and when they're floating down, the aisle in their cut- down size 9 gowns is purely incredible. Finally an acquaintance revealed something that might explain why many brides : to-be have that "I wish it.was all over" look.. She was in a dilemma because' she didn't have all the information required' for the form from which society editors. Compose wedding stories. She phoned her;fiance because they were having an argument, about something or other like how many would ! attend the breakfast. After a short discussion she said she'd rather elope. . . I REALLY FELT SORRY for her. But it was her own fault. When she started planning this June extravaganza, she should have ••told her betrothed to go home-and. stay, there until the day of the wedding. . .... After all, who knows better how to plan a wedding than a girl? She's been, carefully raised by her parents for one reason, to, become a beautiful bride. \ ;. The father of the bride taught "her thrift and is relieved because now another'man will get to pay her bills ,'.•". the mother 'of the/bride taught her-everything else and is relieved because she was beginning to think her little girl would never find a husband ... But this "little girl'-' has been thinking . about her wedding-since she was old enough to don one of.mom's old formals, high heels, and an old white tablecloth for a veil, pick a bunch of dandelions and grab one of the neighborhood boys to march her down the sidewalk to the "church" (the front porch) where -she solemnly pledged her troth to her favorite playmate "until suppertime do us part." FROM THE TIME SHE changed her dolly's diaper and made her first mud pie in the back yard . . . from the time she ironed her first pillowcase to that final fitting of her wedding gown . . . she's had one thought ... to marry a Prince Charming and live happily ever after in a rose-covered cottage. She finds her Prince Charming, he proposes, she gets "the biggest diamond in the world" and they live happily for a while in the ; dream world of the betrothed. Then, the bubble bursts.. They, set:the wedding date. Plans get underway. : Everybody wants in on the act. Hubby-to- be decides to voice his opinion before marriage. And he chooses to voice it on things like the color of .the bridesmaids' gowns. (His-fiancee discovers he's color-blind!) Aunts, uncles and cousins voice opinions after years of silence. . . It's a wonder any of the June couples make it to the altar. But they usually do. And on the big day as they approach the altar of eternal, wedded bliss, many of them probably have a last-minute feeling of panic and the thought. . . "I don't want to get married!" BUT FOR THE TEMPORARILY banished grooms-to-be, here's one comforting thought: you may not have much to'say about how you get married but afterwards you'll have the rest of your life to run things . .'; (like the washer, the dryer, the dishwasher, the.sweeper , . .) Bye for now. Thursday.Evening, June 21,1962. WEDDING CAKE IS SYMBOL OF SEASON 'M<j> -,,>yi'''^VJr -A'i. CWF INSTALLS OFFICERS — The General CWF of the Ninth street Christian church conducted installation of new officers Wednesday afternoon at the church fellowship hall with 35 members attending., , Installed were: left to right, Mrs. Bess Neeriemer, worship chairman; Mrs. Doris Simpson, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Katherine Brown, treasurer; Mrs. Mildred Baker, recording secretary; Mrs. Betty Maxwell, second vice-president; Mrs. Mary Regan, first vice-president; Mrs. InaBelle Morrical, new president, who is being presented with a president's pin by Mrs. Nan Obenchain, retiring president; Mrs. Bhea Renkenberger, service chairman; and Mrs. Verna Beasey, study chairman. Mrs. Obenchain opened the session with prayer after which Mrs. Mildred Baker and Mrs. Florence Bickel gave the" secretary and treasurer reports. Mrs. Simpson, corresponding secretary, reported on cards. A candlelight memorial service was conducted by Mrs. Bette Barr and Mrs. Betty -Maxwell for members who passed away during the past year. A book to be kept in the CWF library was dedicated in memory of each of the following: Mrs. Mae Custer, Mrs. Nellie Raub, Mrs. Maggie Amoss, Mrs'. Ollie Davis, Mrs. Irene Holmes, Miss Lily Neff and Mrs. Kathryn Butts. Mrs. Obenchain conducted the installation. Each new officer was presented with a white cross entwined with ivy, symbolizing acceptance of her duties. Mrs. Simpson sang a solo accompanied by Mrs. Faye Ellen Holcomb at the piano. Mrs. Morrical presented Mrs. Obenchain with a gift from the CWF in appreciation of her service as president during the past year. Gifts were also presented to Mrs. Beasey as outstanding member of the year; Mrs. Baker, for perfect'attendance; and to Mrs. Holcomb, worship director; Mrs. Morrical, study chairman; and Mrs. Martha McArthy, service chairman, all for their outstanding work. Division 1 was in charge of the tea that followed the meeting. The serving table was covered with white lace and centered 1 with a bouquet of pink roses. Cookies, mints, mils, coffee and tea were served. Mrs. Morrical and Mrs. Obenchain presided at the tea service. (Staff Photo) In CamdleMght. Ceremony ••". Miss Mary Alice Miller pledged •.;her nuptial troth to Larry Jay -;-Ulery during double ring rites . Sunday evening, June 10, at the ,'; Royal Center Methodist .church • with the Reverend Noble Gibson •'. officiating. ', The 6 o'clock candlelight cere- 'Jnony united the daughter o£ Mr. '.and Mrs. Francis Miller, rural route 1, Royal Center, -and the -son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard ."Wery, rural route 5, city. Pink and white gladioli, palms -and lighted,tapers provided a setting for the rites, and bridal se; lections were provided by Mrs. George Metz, of Twelve Mile, who sang "I Love You Truly," "Always" and "The Lord's Prayer." ' Accompanist was Mrs. Lloyd : Campbell, of Royal Center. ; Miss Judy Bair, cousin of the • bride, of Royal Center, was maid '.of honor and flower girl''was , Susan Calloway of Lucerne. • Donald Ulery served his broth- I er as best man and ushers were -Ronald Ulery, -,another'.' brother, '.and Alvin Miller, cousin of the .' bride, rural route 1, Twelve Mile. • Given in marriage by her un- ^cle, Donald Bair, the bride ap- ' pea'red in- a street-length grown of white nylon over taffeta, designed with a fitted lace bodice, 'long tapering sleeves and a bouffant skirt, A pearl and rhinestone 'crown secured her organza veil and she carried a bouquet of pink carnations and pink sweethearl "; roses. Her pearl -jewelry was a ;gift of ; the groom. « The maid of honor attended in ;a street-length gown of pink ny- -Ion and lace styled with a fitter iadice, round neckline and short sleeves. Her accessories were white and she carried a bouquet of pink and white carnations. A dress of pink lace over nylon was worn by the flower girl who carried a basket of pink and white rose petals. She also wore a corsage, of white carnations. Mrs. Bair, aunt of the bride, chose a white embroidered sheath dress with pink accessories while She groom's mofher selected a jeige lace dress with white accessories. Both wore corsages of pink carnations. A reception was held at the church following the ceremony with a pink and white decor prevailing. The serving table was covered in pink and white and centered with a four-tiered white cake trimmed with pink roses and white wedding bells and topped with a miniature .bridal couple. Punch was served from crystal service by the hostesses, Mrs. Herman- Seidel, Miss Joann Girtz and' Miss Shirley Ulery. Their lace and satin aprons were gifts from the bride. Miss Betty Ulery was. guest registrar. Tor traveling the bride chose a jmint -green dress with white accessories and the 'pink carnation corsage from her bridal bouquet Following a trip to southern Indiana, the couple is residing at Royal Center. The bride is a graduate of the Royal Center high school- and is employed at Pearl's Cafe. Her husband is a Twelve Mile high school graduate and is employed by Alpha Industries. ' • • ' -A/rehearsal.supper was servet by Mrs. Donald Bair following re hearsal June 4. D lans For District Seminar Given At Bethel WSCS Meet Plans for the Kokomo District meeting were announced at the Vednesday meeting ,of the Bethel IVSCS conducted at the home of he president, Mrs. Ursula John- ion, Mrs. Johnson opened with devo- ions and prayer and Mrs. Rhoda Cook led the flag pledges. The esson on "The Ecumenical Deaconess and Missionary" was presented by Mrs. Laura Calloway and followed by discussion. Mrs. Cook, missionary secre- :ary, announced that the Kokomo district educational Seminar and workshop will be held at the local iVheatland avenue Methodist church on July 18. The all-day session will begin at D a.m. Since :his is also the scheduled date tor the next meeting of the group, the president will notify members of a possible change in date. Mrs. Elsie Beedle gave the secretary's report, Mrs. Hortense Stoughton, the treasurer's account, and Mrs. Henrietta Pear, the literature and supply report. A gold 'and purple apron contest to terminate in September was *v\iss Chloe Tanguy, 3ride On June 23, Honored At Shower Miss Chloe Anne Tanguy, wh will become the bride of Capl Donald Pfetfercorn, of Shreve port, La,, on June 23, was honor ed at a bridal shower recentl at the home oE. Mrs. Richar Brink, .2316 Mayfair Drive. Mrs. Ralph Burkhart' assislec Mrs. Brink as co-hostess. Contests were enjoyed with Mrs discussed with the losing team I treat the winners, Plans for a reception for th minister June 24 were made wit Mrs. Cook and Mrs. Stoughton o the program committee. There were 232 Bible chapter reported read. Refreshments wer served to 11 members at the clos of the meeting. Edith Wade wi entertain in July with the tenta tive date set for the 1.8th. . DR.O.L.BRAUN R«g. Podlatrlrt Foot SpulalM FOOT AILMENTS Off In 114 North St. tOGANSPOIil, PHONE 3130 W.dn.iday»-»rWayl 9-4:30 End Of School' 'arty Featured By econd Mothers A mixer game with suckers .ven as prizes set the theme for ie "End of School" party staged y the Second Mothers study club ednesday evening at the home : Mrs. Robert Kirkwpod. A business meeting was con- ucted by Mrs. Rex Hunter, present, with roll call and secretary- rcasurer reports being given by Irs. David Schneider and Mrs. .obert Woodling. Correspondence r as read from Mrs. Raymond Zchols, Mrs. Earl Day, Mrs. Cecil ;aublit and Mrs. Ray Plotner. Mrs. Hunter installed the fol owing new officers: Mrs. Keneth Nelson, president; Mrs. Kirkwood, vice-president; Mrs. Schnei er, secretary; Mrs, Hollis John ton,. treasurer. Following the business meeting school" was conducted by "Miss tVayout," portrayed by Mrs. Bur dette Patty, assisted by Mrs. Li mel Billman, Mrs. Jim Bishop ind Mrs. Richard Kain. A concentration test was won bj Vfrs. Harry Armington. During re cess, bubble gum and balloon >lowing were enjoyed by the "sti dents" after which a test, "A )umb Program for Bright Peo )le," was conducted with hig cores going to Mrs. Schneider ilrs. Paul Kiesling and Mrs. Lyl 3ebee. An alphabet game was used t announce that refreshments wer ready to be served' by the com mittee: Mrs. Paul Dillman, Mrs Phillip Wikle and Mrs. Edwar ?aul Connors winning 'a prize The decorations included a lac umbrella on the gift table. Re freshments of petit fours, decor ated ice cream and coffee wer served. Invited guests included: Mrs Walter Heppe, Mrs. Albert Sharp Mrs. George Grubbs, Mrs. Nor bert Khiesly, Mrs. Paul Connors Mrs. Gladys Norman, Mrs. Rut Wall, Mrs. Alta Gotshall, Mrs Russell Tanguy, Mrs. Martha Me Ilrath, Miss Marcella Maroney Miss Betty Hyres and Mrs. Mar Lynn Barnard. PLEASANT HILL GREENHOUSE 1016 Pleasant Hill Phone 514 BARBER'S SPECIALS Friday and Saturday Only Sail Cloth Curtain Prints 2 5 1 1 LOT-REG. 9Bc YARD Summer Wash 'n Wear Dress Fabrics 2 yds. $1.50 "EVERYTHING pOR THE HOME SEAMSTRESS" BARBER'S SEWING SUPPLIES 318 E.BROADWAY rerup. Mrs.. Hunter, retiring 'esjdent, was presented a gif om the club. The June wedding season has many^ symbols and one of (he most important is the traditional wedding cake I hat graces the reception table. Its size ranges from the modest two tiers In the huge five or six layer creations, balanced on icing-coverid columns or bottom layers of many heart-shaped cakes. The cake is usually white but the trimming in elaborate and very often is in the bride's chosen colors. It is the center of attraction on (he serving table and may set thci color scheme for the reception decor. Shown at the left is an all-white cake that can be baked at home. The four tiers may be baked ahead of time and frozen umil you're ready to decorate it. Cake mixes make the job easier and this cake requires 13 1-Ib. 1-oz. packages of your favorite mix. Prepare according to package directions. Line all pans with papei. Bake two 13 x 2'/2-inch round layers, using 3 packages of cake.mix for each pan; two 10 x 2%-inch round layer's, using 2 packages of cake mix for each layer; three 8-inch round layers, using 2 packages of cake mix divided evenly into the three 8-inch round- pans; and one 5 x 4-inch round spring form pan, using 1 package of cake mix. Bake all layers in a slow oven CB5 degrees F.) Bake the 13-inch layers VA hours or until toothpck inserted in center comes out clean, 10-inch layers 2 .hours, 8-inch, layers 35 minutes, 5-inch layer 1 hour. Cool all cakes b»fore removing from pans. Cakes may be baked ahead and frozen until needed. WEDDING CAKE ICING 1 cup white shortening; 1 teaspoon, sail; 24 cups sifted confectioners' sugar (about 8 pounds); 10 egf; whites, unbeaten; 1 cup milk; 1 tablespoon rum extrad; (or desired flavoring) Cream shortening; add salt. Gradually add about 1 cup confectioners' sugar. Blend well. Add remaining sugar alternately wilh egg whites and milk> beat until thick eno agh to spread. Add rum extract. Keep frosting bowl covered with a damp cloth while frosting cake. Cut a circle of cardboilrd to fit under each tier and put cake layers together with frosting. (Cardboard will keep tiers level.) Frost entire'cake yijth'a very thin layer of icing. Allow to dry thoroughly.- Frosi: cake. Smooth with a spatula dipped in boiling water. Use remaining frosting for decorations. To make scallop design, as-shovm, mark design outline by pressing a teacup into icing around 1*»p edge of-bottom tier. Use round cookie cutters in graduated sizes to mark design on remaining tiers. Cake makes about-130 slices. , Social Calendar THURSDAY 7:30 p.m.—Miami township HD, New Waverly EUB ihurch. 7:30 p.m.—Friendship class, Church of the Brethren, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kreider. 7:30 p.m.—Excel club, Edna Annis, 2122 East Broadway. 7:45 p.m.—St. Joseph hospital Auxiliary, at hospital. 7:45 p.m.—Twelve Mile OES, community building. 8 p.m.—Ever Ready circle, Wheatland avenue Methndist church, Mrs. Clarence Hardin, 1014 North street, 8 p.m.—Eagle Booster club, at club. 8 p.m.—Naomi Shrine, IOOF hall. 8 p.m.—Logan Council, D. of A., Memorial home. FRIDAY 2:30 p.m.—Paix club, Mrs. Lou Porter, 140 Wheatla:'.d. The Big Difference In Stores Tod ay Is The Way People Are Tretited SPORT SHOP SBCONO FLOOR Koret of Calif. Fashions to be Featured at the Fair! 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