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Miss Sue Simmons. • • Mr. aqd Mrs. W. Ray Simmons, 81 Blaine Ave^ announce tlie engagement and fortlicoming marriage of their daugliter, Sue Elizabeth, to Dr. John K. Brilhart, son ol Mr. and Mrs. John A. Brilhart of Johnstown, Pa. The bride-elect, a graduate of Galesburg High School, received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Western Illinois University, Macomb. She's teaching.speech at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. Her fiance, who received his doctorate from Pennsylvania State College, is head of the Speech,Department at the University of Nebraska. The wedding will take place April 28 at the Unitarian Church, Omaha, Neb. Regional Officer Describes Travels Mrs. Don Teel sang two nmbers appr(q)riate to the £aster seAson, accompanied by Mrs. V/ayne IVyon, ds part of the Love Gift dedication entitled fiaster presented by Mrs. Earl Anderson at the All-Circles meeting at First Baptist Church on Friday afternoon. Mrs. Joseph Ferreira, speak er, vice president of Missions of the American Baptist Women of the Great Rivers Region, was introdilced by Mrs. Everett Breiner. She and her husband, Rev. Ferreira, have just returned from a mission involvement tour of Okinawa, Hong Kortg, Thailand, Burma, India Gofesbufg Regi$ter-Moi(, Geilcsburg, III. Saturday/Apfi^ U. 1973 % Miss Darlene Gage Rev. and Mrs. Alvin Gage, 1211 N. Garfield St., Peoria, announce the engagement of their daughter, Darlene Mary, to William A. Bultemeier, son of Mr. and Mrs. ^Arthur Bultemeier of near Greenbush. Miss Gage, who attended Toccba Falls Christian Academy, Toccoa Falls, Ga. is employed by the Replacement Lens Co. Inc. in Peoria. Mr. Bultemeier, a graduate of Avon High School, attended Carl Sandburg Junior College. He is employed at the Peoria Cateq)illar Tractor Co. The couple is planning a July 6 wedding. 'Illinois Men^ Is Topic For Program "Illinois Men" was the subject of Mrs. Jotm Erickson's talk before members of ITie Delphian Group Tuesday in the home of Mrs. Leo Cash, 900 Lawrence Ave. Mrs. Erickison gave biograiph- ical sketches ol Illinois politicians incHuding Ulysses S. Grant, Gov. Adlai Stevenson and Sen. Charles Percy; business leaders Cyms McCormack, John Deere, and Marshall Field; authors Carl Sandburg, Sherwood Andereon, Ernest Hemingway, and EJdgar Lee Masters; and entertainers Flo Ziegfield and Walt Disney. To learn more of the famous men and women of Illinois, Mrs. EJrickson recommended the audience read "Voices of the Prairie Land" by Martin Litvin. A new slate of officers was elected at the business meeting conducted by Mrs. Ldand smith. They are Mrs. George Muck, president; Mrs. Albert Evans, vice president; Mrs. Cash, secretary, and Mrs. Brickson, treasurer. Oo4iostess was Mrs. Roy Pearson. Miss Meyers Gives Program For Mosaic Mfss BtiSsie Meyers entertained members of Mosaic Club this week when she presented a program on Madam Schumann Heink, in the first person. Hostess for the luncheon was Mrs. David AUensworth, 1621 N. Prairie St., assisted by Mrs. W. R. AUensworth. Born in Prague in 1861, Ma-j dam Schumann Heink's mother was a singer so at the age of 3, she was singing. Since her father was in the Army, the family moved from place to place, but finally the artist's father consented to let his "fat and ugly" daughter take singing lessons from an Army friend. At age 14 she had her first opera company tryouts with discouraging results except for a business man who thought she has possibilities. He signed a contract with her. Her voice by then had a three- octave range and acting was second nature to her. At 18 he married Heink, and her career suffered as a result until the day Brahms heard her. Then success was hers and she started singing throughout Europe and later the states.' The opera singer subsequently divorced Heink and married Schumman. FoHowing his death, Wedding Will Be April 21 (Continued on Page 7) MALES' formol weor "In Stock Rentals" PHONE 309/342 -S9U After Six. Lord WMI, Palm Baacb Register for Free Honeymoon to Las Vegas 10 Wast Main St.. Galaaburg Miss Melissa Lynn McLaren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold McLaren, 999 N. Seminary St., and John Robert Dugan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne E. Dugan, 1018 E. South St., whose engagement was announced in January, will exchange wedding vows Saturday, April 21. The private ceremony will take place at the First United Methodist Church. All friends and relatives are invited to attend the reception from 7 until 9 at the Holiday Inn. Mini8ter Gives Program For Eiiiinanuel Society Rev. Frederic Ball presented a program entitled "God's Gift and Christ's Love" for members cf Emmanuel United Methodist Women Thursday afternoon in the Mary Moore Room of Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Preceding the meeting, a luncheon was served in the Fellowship Hall. Mrs. Herbert Engman, president, and Mrs. Ruth Thompson were hostesses. Card Parties . . . GALESBURG DUPUCATE BRIDGE CLUB Galesburg Duplicate Bridge Club met Tuesday, April 3, and Tuesday, April 10, at the Hotel Custer. April 3 winners were, first, Mrs. Helen Erickson and Mrs. Marshall Marvelli, second, Mrs. Gladys Masilko and Mrs. Charles Lange, third, Mrs. Maude Kneer and Mrs. Mary Louise Bopp, and fourth. Dale Harvey and Walter Buswell. April 10> winners were, first, Mrs. H. F. Willis and Mrs. E. M. Atkinson, second, Mrs. Erickson and Mrs. Marvelli; third, Mrs. Anne Jared and E. D. Koepke; and fourth, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Fick. Will Present Recital and the Philippines. The tour was s^ransored jointly by the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society and the American Baptist Women. She was sent as a representative of the Women's Societies of the Region which includes the states of Illinois and Missouri. Dressed in native costume, Mrs. Ferreira presented an itinerary of her trip and showed slides. She spoke of the people's desire to hear the good news of Christ through the many missionaries working in the mission fields, and how the people serve by working together, and by putting away their petty differences. Mrs. Ferreira concluded with a song using a musical record ing in the background. Mrs. Earl Anderson, circle co-ordinator of the All Church Mission Fellowship introduced Mrs. Carlton Christenson, co- circle co-ordinator, and officers, Mrs. R. A. Anderson, Mrs. Frank Shannon. She recognized past officers, Mrs. Weldon Allen, Mrs. Everett Breiner, and Mrs. Kelly Alexander. Artist's Paintings Shown, Biography Given by Speaker A brief biography of one of America's foremost artists, Andrew Wyeth, was presented by Mrs. Helen Bridgewater to members of the Association of Universalist Women when they met in the home of Mrs. Charlies Davis, 342 Indiana Ave. Thursday afternoon. Mr. Wyeth was bom into an artist family in 1917, his father being a talented illustrator of children's books. His paintings portray his fondness for his birthplace, Chadd's Ford, Pa., and in later years of the summers the family spent in Gushing, Maine, she related. He loved to paint his friends, people he grew up ^vith and scenes of their simple almost stark country life. Mrs. Bridgewater showed copies of many of Andrew Wyeth's paintings, explaining the stories behind them.. The hostess served dessert preceeding. the meeting. Mrs. Irene Adcock, president, conducted the business meeting. Skii PL Jan Goal Is Finale Day Sharon MelUcan, left, and Beverly Westergren, officers in the Baste and Taste 4-H Club, are working on knitting and mosaics projects which they must have completed by Finale Day, July 17. Sharon will exhibit the shippers and six different examples of knitting stitches. Beverly's mosaics project 'will include the cheese tray she is waxing, another kit, plus one of her design. Sharon's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Ted Mellican, 455 N. Pleasant, and Beverly is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard. Westergren, 518 Columbus. Club leaders are Mrs. Herb Squire and Mrs. Westergren. (Register-Mail Photo by Dale Humphrey.) By About People, Places... COLDBROOK PTA Members of Coldbrook Parent Teacher Association are being asked to note the change of meeting date from Tuesday to Monday at 7 p.m. at the school. Anima Misa of Gahna, AFS exchange student, will present the program. Steele fifth grade chorus will also appear on the program. Officers will be elect ed and installed. Miss Polly Purcell, above, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Howard Purcell, 1027 N. Cedar, will present a piano-organ recital on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church. Miss Purcell, a junior at Galesburg Senior High School, is a member of both band and A Capella Choir. Recently elected to the National Honor Society, she is the recipient of several music scholarships. The Galesburg Musicians' Club and the Knox-Galesburg Symphony (Continued on Page 7) Pam Markivee, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. C. R. Markivee, 315 Fair Acres Dr., has been recognized for her outstanding academic achievement at Way- Iqnd Academy in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin! Pam, a freshman, was named to the Honor Roll at mid-semester. ALICE BROCKMAN (Staff Writer) It's hard work keeping up with a 4-H'er these days, since these busy youngsters are into crocheting, painting, macra- meing, baking and candle stick making. One 11-year-old girl, when asked if she did babysitting, replied, "How can I, I'm much too busy with 4-H.'^ Since its inception in the first part of the century, 4-H has broadened its emphasis in the 70's to include urban youth, as well as rural. Membership is. open to all youngsters, 9 to 19. There are 50 clubs now in Knox County, with a total membership approaching 900. Agriculture clubs number 21, 27 are home economics clubs and two are general. The trend is toward making all clubs general, since this would allow both boys and girls to participate in all 4-H activities and projects. Perhaps the reason for the growth and interest in the club is that its objectives are not just to have fun^ but to learn practical, new skills through individual projects and to develop leadership abilities. This was aptly demonstrated at a recent meeting of the Gale Elves Club, led by Mrs. George Stephenson and Mrs. William Brady. Members learn public speaking as they give talks and project demonstrations. This is not without its perils, however, as one girl, who wanted to show her cat to illustrate a cat care talk, couldn't find Smokey in time for the meeting. Each club participates m money making projects, conducts all meetings by parliamentarian rules and in a democratic fashion. Record keeping is also stressed, since diagrams and progress charts * must be kept on each project for eventual exhibiting at Finale Day or the Knox County 4-H Show in August. Complete Projects Maybe the most valuable lesson taught is finishing any project which is started. Bach member strives to be an "Achievement Member" each year. This means completing at least one project, plus any others signed up for, and attending at least two-thirds of the meetings, which, are usually held monthly. Members also choose their own club names, but they sound as if they were rhymed by a poet. For example, some of the Knox County club names are Sugar and Spice, The Happy Hustlers, Lucky Leprochaums, Make and Bake, Stitch and Stir, and Mix and Fix. The list of projects available includes something for everyone. Home economics favorites listed by Mrs. E. G. Tribbey, associate extension advisor, are candlemaking, ceramics, leathercraft, bird study, sewing, knitting, cooking, crocheting, stitchery, and painting. Farm boys and girls can choose from these, but are also interested in crops, dairy, horse and pony, livestock, science, gardening, poultry, electricity, forestry, gun safety and dog care, among others. As if this list were not all inclusive, there is also one entitled "Do Your Own Thing." Don't let it ever be said that 4-H isn't keeping up with the times. Plan TV Programs Since the main goal of 4-H administrators is to reach more youngsters, Mrs. Trib^ bey emphasized, the organization is turning to TV. Starting Saturday, April 21, a six- part nutrition series, "Mulligan Stew," will be seen on WQAD, Moline (Channel 8). The shows, all in cartoon form with a "Sesame Street" flavor, are geared to fourth, fifth and sixth graders. The shows are sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture and the IVinois Cooperative Extension Service. They will be seen on six consecutive Saturdays at 1 p.m. A manual disguised as a comic book accompanies the shows, and each member will fill out the "lessons" which will be discussed in all the Middle School's science classes, Mrs. Tribbey said. The manual includes songs, puzzles, games, recipes, food experimei^ts and a nutrition chart. April 28 is the annual i^H "Share the Fun" Night. Various clubs give skits, which include music, comedy and dramatic acts, dancing, baton twirling, and so forth. Some clubs will enter master of ceremonies, who announce the acts and keep the audience 's attention. Acts will be judged, and one M.C. and one skit will be selected to go to the Illinois State Fair. Share the Fun will be held at George Churchill Junior High School at 7 p.m. The end of the school yedr does not mark the end of 4-H activities. Members wiU be busy finishing projects for summer shows, camping at Camp Shaubena, taking all day picnic and bike trips, and attending workshop demonstrations by professionals in all the available projects. The 4-H pledge says it all: I pledge my Head to clearer thinking, my Heart to greater loyaJ,ty, my Hands to larger service, and my Health to better living, for my club, my community, and my country. •. • Calendar of l/¥ji • • • GHS PTA Galesburg High School Parent - Teacher Association will meet on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the high school. Election of officers for 197374 school year will be held. SANDBURG COTTAGE The Carl Sandburg Cottage, 331 E. Third St., will be open to the public Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The birthplace is closed on Monday but is open daily the remainder of the week from 9 a.m. until noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday morning visits may be made by appointment only. WILLARD PTA Silas Willard Parent-Teacher Association open house and book fair will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the school. JOHTJLUB JOH Club will meet Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Alfred M. Hayden of near WoodhuU. GOOD NEIGHBORS CLUB Good Neighbors Club will meet at the home of Mrs. Harry Brown of near Galesburg Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Section III members will assist. DELTA ZETA ALUMNAE Delta Zeta Alumnae will meet at the home of Mrs. Cyril Butts, 715 Monmouth Blvdi, Monday at 7:30 p.m. There will be installation of officers. A bake sale will be conducted by the members. Mrs. Lee G. Snyder is co- hostess. GALESBURG WOMAN'S DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB Galesburg Woman's Duplicate Bridge Club will meet Monday at 9 a.m. at the clubhouse. eetin^d SENIOR CITIZENS Senior Citizens will meet Monday at 6 p.m. for a potluck dinner. Mrs. George Rose will discuss the history of religion. The executive committee meeting is Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Ernest Smith Orchestra will play for dancing Wednesday at 7 p.m. Orlo Moore will call the square dancing. Finger foods will be served. A pitch party will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded and finger foods served. All meetings will be in the clubrooms of the YMCA. Will Give Recital On Sunday Mrs. Nancy White, 725 S. West St., will offer her senior voice recital Sunday at 3 p.m in Kresge Recital Hall of the Knox Center for the Fine Arts. The recital is open to the public No tickets are required. Mrs. White has been an active member of the Galesburg Community Chorus for the last four years. She is also director of the Junior Choir at the Galesburg First Baptist Church. WANT ADS PAY DIVIDENDS! FORTNIGHTLY CLUB The Galesburg Fortnightly Club will meet Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. C. L. Gummere, 203 E. Milton St., Lewistown. REPUBLICAN WOMEN. The Knox County Republican Women will hold a board meeting at the home of Mrs. Jack Sanford, 1241 Day St., Monday at 1:30 p.m. BRIDES DREAMLAND Where the loveliest weddings begin also the finest in wedding photography. Lowest prices around. Visit the "On* Stop Bliop" 444 H. Handerton St. Ph. 343-3tl« ADDITIONAL SOCIAL NEWS ON PAGE 7 Miss The Free Polio Voccine? Knox County-Children, ages 2 months* 18 years Come To Galesburg Coffoge Hospital April 17 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. PARENTS MUST SIGN PERMIT AT THE CLINIC. CHIC IMMUNIZATION ClINIC The Public Is Cordiolly Invited To AttMid The 1st Anniversary Party SUNDAY, APRIL 15 From 2:00 PM 4 :00 PM APPLEGATE EAST Knox County's Finest Retirement Center 1145 Fronk St. — Golesblirg, III. 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