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8 GalalbufQ Register-Moil, Golesburg, III, Tuesdoy, Moy 8, 1973 Recital, Sina Wl in S^ummti Spyros Sakkas, the young study at the Mozarteum Con baritone who visited Galesburg during his first American tour two years ago, will sing here again on Thursday in a recital at Knox College, and on Saturday as soloist with the Knox- Gafesburg Symphony. Born in Athens, Mr. Sakkas graduated with highest honors from the Athens Conservatory In 1963, andsCompleted advanced Spyros Sakkas soloist servatory in Salzburg, where he and Knox*Galesburg Symphony conductor William Wilsen became friends. In 1967 Mr. Sak­ kas was engaged by the State Opera of Braunschweig, Germany, where he sang four years as principal baritone. Mr. Sakkas has toured extensively throughout Europe and America, extending his activity to all sectors of vocal music: Baroque works, opera, classical and contemporary song, as well as folk song. Among the orchestras with which Mr. Sakkas has appeared are the Mozarteum Orchestra in Salzburg, the Munich Symphony, the Bavarian State Radio Orchestra, the London Philharmonic, the Dublin Symphony, and the Athens State Orchestra. Mr. Sakkas has given several world premieres on both the European and the American continents, including a recent premiere of a work by John Cage written especially for him. He is the only European interpreter of the vocal works of composer George Crumb. Last summer Mr. Sakkas sang for the opening festivities of the Olympic Games in Munich in an Note Founders' Day mpnonu orchestral concert conducted by Raphael Kubelik. Mr. Sakkas' recital on Thurs day will be held in Kresge Recital Hall, Knox College, at p.m., and will feature a program of works by Schumann Schubert and Ravel, as well as a number of Greek folk songs arranged for piano and voice by the contemporary Greek composer, George Couroupos Knox College music professor Dr. Charles Farley, will accom pany Mr. Sakkas in this pro gram. Mr. Sakkas will sing in Har bach Theatre with the Knox Galesburg Symphony on Satur day at 8 p.m., when he will interpret the "Four Scriptural Songs" by Johannes Brahms Other works on this program will be the "Academic Festiva Overture" by Brahms, the "Dance Suite" by Bela Bartok, and the Bassoon Concerto by Carl Maria von Weber, which will feature the symphony's principal bassoonist, John Gard ner, as soloist. Both the Thursday and the Saturday programs are open to the public. Tickets are not needed for the Thursday evening recital. Nominally priced tick ets for the Saturday evening concert may be purchased at the door. Woman's World Today... Tuscarora Club Study's Investments' "Investments" was the topic presented by Mrs. Loren E Johnston for members of Tuscarora Club Monday afternoon when the club met at the home of Mrs. G. H. Tucker, 1072 Jefferson St. "Prerequisites to investment," stated the speaker, who was introduced by Mrs. G. E. Wil son, "are thrift .and saving. For each person, she continued, the investment program should be planned in terms of total financial picture, needs, and major objectives. General considerations are soundness and security of investments, growth possibilities, liquidity and income provisions. Regularity of investment plus diversity and balance contribute to a desirable program, the speaker related. Among the major areas of investment isted by the speaker were banks and savings and loan associations, real estate, collectors items and jewels, insurance bonds, stocks and mutual unds. In conclusion Mrs. Johnston stated, "Each has its strong points and may well have a place in an investment program. Knowledge of and faith in the adviser and type and company are important." Assisting with the 1:30 p.m. dessert luncheon was Mrs. J. A. Roman, cotastess. Lilacs flanked with lavender tapers formed (he centerpiece on the serving table, as honors were given Mrs. Jordan E. Gotchef and Mrs. E. B. Grogan. Mrs. Roy E. Lofgren, president, conducted the business meeting. Members of Gamma Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society noted Founders' Day at the meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Sam Swanson, 211 Seminole Dr. Mrs. Ellis Bunch had charge of the Founders' Day program, concerning the recollections of Dr. Blanton, founder of Delta Kappa Gamma. The play was titled "Dreaming and Daring." Mrs. Harry Keller portrayed Dr. Blanton; Mrs. John Simonson, Dreaming and Mrs. David Bellinger, Daring. Mrs. Ario Brewer, president, conducted the business meeting at which reports were made on the state convention held recently in St. Louis, Mo. The meeting and program followed the buffet supper served by the hostess. Yellow tulips formed the centerpiece on the table, as Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. J. R. Simonson and Mrs. Charles Behringer shared serving honors. Pictured at the meeting are Mrs. Swanson, left, Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Simonson and Mrs. Bunch. (Register-Mail photo by Dale Humphrey). English Classes Give Program The importance of learning to communicate and express themselves besides using basic correct grammar was the subject of skits presented by Barry Swanson's English classes at Lombard Parent-Teacher Association meeting Monday evening at the school. Skits portrayed the art of conversation in job interviews, the classroom and even in dating. Several original poems were also read by the students. Mrs. Jeanette Kistler told how she trained her classes to give speeches, starting with silent standing in front of the class maintaining eye contact for one minute, then working up to a three minute speech. Miss Sheryl Hinman and John Dolan told the parents of plans for the combination English - Social Studies gifted class next year. The parents also toured the Geology Club rooms and saw a demonstration on the new stonecutting saw and slides from their last "rock-hound" field trip. Mr. Swanson announced the English Department would present the play, "Up the Down Staircase" May 30 for the public. Conducts Meeting The business meeting was conducted by Mrs. Rodney Kennedy, president. She asked tor parent chaperones for the May 11 and May 18 dances and gave a report of the State PTA Convention which she attended May 4 and 5. Attention was also called to the summer school classes offered at Lombard: Typing, geology and English. The PTSA voted to give coffee mugs and a rack for use in the teachers' lounge and three electronic calculators to the new Math Lab for students' use next year. Mrs. Wayne Dugan, PTA Mills-Biegger Wedding Will Be May 12 Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Mills, 1817 31st St., Rock Island, former Galesburg residents, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Linda, to Dennis W. Biegger, son of Mrs. Helen Biegger of Madison, S.D., and Richard Biegger of Council Bluffs, Iowa. The wedding will be May 12 at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 2208 4th Ave., Rock Island. Friends and relatives are invited to the ceremony and to the reception at 1 p.m. at the home of the bride's parents. Miss Mills, a graduate of St. Joseph's Grade School and Rock Island High School, is employed at Scotts Store, Rock Island. Her fiance is a student at Dakota State College, Madison, S.D. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Carl R. Sherwood, 174 N. Arthur Ave., and Mrs. C. E. Mills, 836 S. Henderson. Metro II Art Fair Set for June Metro II Art Fair, sponsored by the Left Bank Art League, will be June 9-10 in Riverside Park, Moline. The annual outdoor art show attracts artists from the Quad-City area and surrounding states. Works to be exhibited include paintings in all media, metal sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, art glass and special crafts Artists interested in entering may contact Mrs. D. C. Bichel, 1004 30th Avenue, East Moline, 111., 61244. There is an entry fee per exhibitor. The Left Bank Art League supports an art scholarship fund which is awarded annually to provide help in furthering a student's art education. Mothers Guests Of BSP Chapter Nu Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Sunday afternoon at the Sheraton Motor Inn for its annual Mother and Daughter celebration. The afternoon's guests, mothers of chapter members, were welcomed by Mrs. J. Michael Trumbold, social committee chairman. Assisting her were Mrs. Charles Bush, Mrs. Thomas Colwell, Mrs. Nicholas Louderman and Mrs. Larry Walters. Following the luncehon, musical entertainment was by Miss Tina Lawrence and Miss Debbie Worden, both of Knoxville. Prizes were won by Mrs. Virgil Bates, Mrs. Sara Briick, Mrs. Dorothy Fredricks, Mrs. Howard Hoerr, Mrs. Addie Robson and Mrs. Walters. •.. C^aiendar oj? *YY\i WOMEN OF THE MOOSE The Women of the Moose will meet this evening at 8 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. Practice for the ring ceremony will be at 7 p.m. (Continued on Page 9) VICKIE NEWBURGH (Formerly of Chaotilly Blue) Has Joined the Staff of Sir-Prise Beauty Shop 156 N. BROAD ST. APPOINTMENTS NOT NECESSARY WALK-INS WELCOME Phone 343-5522 T. Reuter Will Present Recital May 15 A senior recital by Ted Reuter, 1477 Florence Ave., a Knox College music major, will be Tuesday, May 15, rather than this evening as previously announced, at 8 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall of the Knox Center for the Fine Arts. Reuter is a pianist. The recital is open to the public. No tickets are required. Included on Reuter's program are Mozart's "Fantasia in C minor," K. 475; Schubert's "Sonata in A," op. 120; Schuman's "Novellette," op. 21, no. 1, and "Arabesque," op. 18; Liszt's "Sixth Hungarian Rhapsody," and Pro- kefieff's "Toccata," op. 11. Reuter is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Reuter. THERESA'S BEAUTY SHOP SHAMPOO and ^JQ 672 N. ACADEMY ST. Appointments Only 343-8304 LPNA Licensed Practical Nurses Association, Division 20, will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at Applegate Inn, Monmouth. A report from the state convention will be given. CLASS OF 1915 The Galesburg High School Class of 1915 reunion will be held on June 5 at the Holiday Inn in Galesburg. The graduating classes of 1913, 1914 and 1916 are invited to attend. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Reservations may be made with Mrs. Gene Ramsey, 1261 N. Kellogg St., or Mrs. Florence Larson, RR 2, Westport, by May 24. MARTHA CIRCLE Martha Circle of Covenant [will meet Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Arvid Swanson, 821 Lincoln St. LINNEA GUILD The Linnea Guild of the First Lutheran Church will meet Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Bengtson Hall. Hostesses are Mrs. Selma Plank, Mrs. Leo Park and Mrs. Adelia Healey. A special program is being arranged. Members are reminded to return mission boxes. ALTRUSA CLUB Altrusa Club will have a dinner meeting at the Holiday Inn Thursday at 6:30 p.m. eetlncjS. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS The League of Women Voters will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m at the home of Mrs. James Stevens, 1568 Clark St. The pro gram will be "Women's Right and Equal Rights Amendment." EMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST WOMEN The Emmanuel United Meth cdist Women will convene in fellowship hall at the church Thursday at 2 p.m. Mrs. Fred eric Ball will present a mission pledge service and devotions will be given by Mrs. Florence Geldbrandt, Hostesses are Mrs Chester Carlson arid Mrs. Carl Walker. LAKE BRACKEN COUNTRY CLUB Lake Bracken Couples Bridge Club met Monday evening at the clubhouse. Mrs. Carl Hund won women's high score, and Mrs. James Wallace, second. Men's high was won by Harry Aldus and second by Clyde Miller. Host couple was Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schmith. Next week's hosts will be Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller. WELCOME WAGON Welcome Wagon Fun Night will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the home of Mrs. David Greene, 780 Franklin Ave. For reservations, members are asked to call Mrs. John Foley, 40 Imperial Dr., or Mrs. John Sekeres, 1949 W. Losey St. Our ^Jown 9 Thorton Wilder'* mntortn* nlng play, "Our Town," will U presented by the Drama Department of Galesburg High School as the annual spring play. Open* ing night for the play will be Friday with a second performance to follow on Saturday evening. Curtain time for both shows is at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. GMS students will be admitted free with an SAA card. Tickets may be secured from Stage Call members or at the door on the nights of the performances. "Our Town," tells about life in a small New England town called Grover's Corners, N. H. The play spans the time period from 1901-1913. The main character is the Stage Manager, who will be played by Marc Franson. He serves as a narrator- character throughout the play. In the first act of the play, the author outlines the history of Grover's Corners and sketches the characters of several of the town's citizens. The audience meets two families: one is the local doctor, Doctor Gibbs, who is played by Peter Anderson and his wife who will be played by Chris Curtis. The other family is headed by the editor of the local newspaper, Editor Webb who will be played by Tom Pscheidt. Mrs. Webb is played by Connie Chadwick. While the first act portrays a normal day in Grover's Corners from dawn until night, the second act is concerned with the love affair between young George Gibbs, who is played by David Bullock and little Emily Webb, who will be portrayed by Dawn Davis. In the third act, the action centers on the town cemetery. Emily has died in childbirth and leaves the Dead to go back among the living. She is awestruck with the glory of life and learns that people don't realize what life is all about when they are trying to live it. The 40-member cast is directed by Dale Allard. Cindy Simmer serves as student director for the production. The play uses a minimum of scenery and various methods of lighting and pantomime to create various moods. Other members of the cast include Kevin Kayser, Brenda Battles, Julie Ubben, Susan Reeves, Brian Towne, Steve Williamson, Ken Larson, Dana Humes, Ann Tiehan, Tom Perrine, Mike Mooney, Chuck Allen, Mark Yeager and Bill Price. Townspeople include Karen Adolphson, Ed Pscheidt, Cathy Fako, Patrice Sargeant, Karen Wilson, Delores Meuller, Sarah ritchard, Connie Severns, Debbie Rigney, Tina Feriers and Will Jewsbury. Marc Franson ll! I W Hill lillHMu, '''ill I fflflnlraff 1 Tom Pscheidt Chris Curtis David Bullock Peter Anderson Local Women Receive Degrees Decatur 36 Women of the Moose was hostess chapter to the annual session of the Academy of Friendship Sunday afternoon at the Masonic Temple in Decatur. More than 800 members attended, of whom 300 were candidates to receive degrees. The meeting was conducted by Mrs. Lorraine King, River Grove, deputy grant regent, Mrs. George Benson, a past senior regent of Galesburg Chapter 115, served as an usher. Those receiving degrees from Galesburg were Miss Earner Teel, Mrs. Marie Scott, Mrs. Fred Stevens, Mrs. Wade King, and Mrs. Raymond Pickrel. They were accompanied by Miss Viola Roll, past senior regent; Mrs. Thomas Sepich, collegiate; Mrs. Floyd Frey, senior regent, and two academy members, Miss Linda Golf and Miss Lydia Johnson. Mrs. Frey presented $15 from the chapter to the Academy of Friendship Scholarship Fund. ILLINOIS NURSES' ASSN. The 5th District Illinois Nurses' Association will hold its annual dinner meeting and election of officers Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at the Plantation Restaurant, Moline. Miss Eva Erickson, an instructor in the School of Nursing, University of Iowa, will present a program on "Effecting Change." All nurses and nursing students are invited to attend. Dinner reservations may be made with Mrs. Beth Neff, R.R. 1, Box 269, Moline. I Local Women Attend WRC Dinner Sunday The George Hunter 262 Woman's Relief Corps entertained Mrs. Lois Didier, department president, Wheeling, and her official family at a dinner at the M & G Restaurant in Farm- tngton Sunday afternoon. Honored guests from the James T. Shields Corps 121 of Galesburg were Mrs. Leo Hausman, department secretary and Mrs. Thomas Sepich, house department president and secretary of the local corps. Others from Galesburg attending were Mrs. Floyd Frey, local corps president; Miss Viola Roll, publicity chairman; Mrs. Everett Cederoth and Mrs. Edna Fields. Guests were also present from Lanark, Mt. Carroll, Farmington, Des Plaines, Chebanse, and Leroy. Tables were decorated with May baskets and bouquets of lavender and white lilacs. Cosmo Pals Have Spring Salad Buffet A pyramid arrangement of apples and grapes centered the table at the Cosmo Pals Spring Salad Buffet Monday evening at the Midwest Credit Union Social Room. Mrs. Ben Johnson, outgoing president, installed new 1973-74 officers; Mrs. Nelson Sutter, president; Mrs. Jack Derrick, vice president; Mrs. Don Boyer, secretary - treasurer;. Mrs. Elmer Mueggenborg, sunshine chairman. .' A large'basket x)f food staples was contributed by the members for the year-end service project, which had been coordinated by Mrs. Glenn Farmer, service chairman. Mrs. Paul Lacky, chairman, presided during the social hour. Prizes Awarded TOPS Winners Contest winners for April were presented spring purses when TOPS II 372 chapter met Monday evening at Steele Middle School. The honors were given Mrs. Henry Legge, KOPS, and Mrs. Bill Burleson, TOPS, both of whom were greatest weight losers for the month. Queens for the week were Mrs. Arthur Hrbek, KOPS, and Mrs. Robert Bundren, TOPS. The month's queen was Mrs. Burleson. Spring Blossoms Let the spring flowers blossom on jewelry. Flower rings, pins and brooches will perk up any outfit. Get your A beautiful 24 Kt. gold plated key enameled In our school colors has been reserved for each senior. No obligation. Just sign the register. Bo sure to see the Graduation Gift Center while you're there. MALES' formql wear "In Stock Rentals" PHONE 308/342 -SfU Alter Six, Lord West Palm Beech Register for Free Honeymoon to Las Vegas 10 West Mala St., Galesburg CASH CHARGE # BUDGET ELLIS Jewelers 219 E. MAIN ST. DOWNTOWN GALESBURG Open Men. t Fri. 9 AM ;o 9 PM It

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