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Golesburg Register-Moil, Galesburfl, III. Saturdoy, Sept, 21, 1963 9, Abingdon School Sponsors Homecoming Attractions Parade Features Program Opening ABINGDON — Abingdon High School sophomore class placed first with its float entitled "Sorry Monmouth" based on the theme, "Charlie's Tune," in Friday afternoon's parade which opened 1963 homecoming festivities. Second place went to the juniors with their "Kniss Untouchables" and third to seniors using the theme, "Breakfast of Champions." Judges included Bob Worman, Mrs. Phil Cramer, Mrs. Wayne Cline and Mrs. Gerald Btilkeley, with decisions based on originality, neatness, workmanship, beauty and continuity. Homecoming theme, "TV Tidbits," will be carried out at the dance this evening from 9 to 12 midnight in grade school all-purpose room. Music will be furnished by the Hi-lighters, a 6-piece band from Canton led by John Thompson, junior high school band instructor there. The public is being invited to the dance, at which coronation of the king and queen will be featured during a 10:30 intermission. Attendants to the royalty will include Larry Fritz and Cynthia Jenkins, juniors; Fred Lewis and Joann Way, sophomores, and Leslie Swanson and Linda Nuckles, freshmen. Senior attendants will be announced preceding t h e crowning, in charge of Robert Kniss. Convention Planned By Church Group Caroline Pearee Circle of CWF, at its first session of the year Wednesday in Christian Church all-purpose room, had 18 members present, each of which was asked to identify herself by Mrs. Irene Poland, who presided. District convention was announced for Sept. 22, to continue both afternoon and evening. The evening meal will be in charge of Mrs. Rosalee Pruett. CWF general meeting program Sept. 26 will be a film, "Behind City Sky Scrapers,'' shown by Miss Louise Shawver. Those'desiring a study book may contact Mrs. Nancy Stegall. Subscriptions to World Call may be left with Janet Malone. Mrs. Stegall presented the lesson, "Church Spires in City Skylines," from the study book using the first two chapters, "More People, More Homes, More Cities and the Metropolitan Regions." Mrs. Lucille Rosenberry, for the worship service, used the theme, "The Changing City Challenges the Chufch." Mrs. Donna Darmer read the poem, "Christ Has No Hands But Our Hands," by Annie Johnson Flint. Mrs. Poland and Mrs. Audrey Nuckles served during the social hour. KHkSS. T f Abingdon News Notes The woman's fellowship committee, in the home of Mrs. Ruby Famulener recently, made plans for a Fibber McGee basement sale in Congregational Church Sept. 28. Recent guests in the Mr. and Mrs. Ross Dunlevy home here for the 40th wedding anniversary of the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Clark Mecum, Fort Collins, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Reich, Baltimore, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Rohr, Earlham, Iowa, and Ed Allen, Madison, Wis. Recent dinner guests in the home of Miss Florence Irene Young included Mr. and Mrs. Lyle DeFord and Mr. and Mrs. Glen DeFord, Canton; Mrs. Ethel DeFord Covert, Sheridan, Wyo.; Edson DeFord, LeRoy, and Mrs. Jennie Palmer, Abingdon; Mrs. Speer, Williamstown, Mo., was an afternoon caller. Mrs. Jeanette Crawford, Akron, Ohio, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Agnes Eldridge. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Thomas, Arcadia, Calif., have returned home after a week spent with their uncle and aunt, Mr. and KNOX VI LLE ANNABEL PETERSON CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 210 N. Timber St Phone 289-9172 Knoxville High School PTA To Sponsor Scholarship KNOXVILLE - The first meeting of the Knoxville High School PTA was held Thursday night in the music room. Mrs. Howard Porter, newly- elected president, presided at the business meeting. Rev. Howard Bailey of the Presbyterian Church led the group in prayer. Mrs. Porter introduced the officers and chairmen of the various committees. Mrs. Dean Eack of the PTA Council gave a report of their last meeting. She explained that a scholarship of $100 a year would be given to the valedictorian of each graduating class for use in four years of college, trade school or nursing. Also, a name for the new junior high gymnasium was proposed. The name will go before the School Board for discussion. Several members of the PTA feel more names should be presented and further discussed. Several copies of the National PTA magazine will be placed in the school library for use by the students and teachers. This is sponsored by the PTA. Robert Drennan gave an informative talk on the United Fund drive and asked everyone to cooperate. Supt. Raymond Bartee spoke briefly and introduced the new principal, Harding Williams, who in turn introduced the faculty. Principal Williams expressed his ideas for the school year 1963-64. Lorelei Stinebaugh played five selections on the marimba, accompanied by Mrs. Gloria White, pianist. Program chairman, Mrs. Robert Nixon, introduced the program. Room count was won by 7th and 9th grades. Refreshments were served in the cafeteria by the social committee, Mrs. Spiro Valias, chairman, Mrs. Monte Jones, Mrs. Archie Reeves, Mrs. Dean Simkins and Mrs. Dan-ell Dawson. Shopping Discussed "How Do You Rate as a Shopper V* was the topic of the major lesson presented by Mrs. Lois L. Taylor, home adviser, at a meeting of the Persifer Homemakers Unit at the home of Mrs. Florence Gelbrandt. "History of Our Organization" was given by Mrs. Robert Asbury. This was an account of county, state, national and international organization. Mrs. Ruth Potter has been engaged as assistant adviser in the county. Attention was called to the following scheduled meetings: Membership drive breakfast, Sept. 25; Winter hat lesson, a day and evening class, Sept. 30, and Annual Day at the First Christian Church in Galesburg, Oct. 7. Mrs. Robert Asbury, chairman, presided at the business meeting. She appointed the following: Public information officer, Mrs. Robert Gustafson; recreation chairman, Mrs. Tom Collopy, and legislative chairman, Mrs. Hazel Upp. A dessert lunch was served to 14 members preceding the meeting by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Cecil Palmer. The next meeting will be Oct. 11 at the home of Mrs. Tom Collopy, with Mrs. Bertha Gibson co-hostess. "Winter Arrangements" will be presented by Mrs. L. E. Olson and Mrs. Robert Gustafson. Busy Schedule Pack 220, Cub Scouts, have scheduled the following events: Pack meeting in the basement of the Methodist Church Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. A football game at Macomb Sept. 28. Those planning to attend are being asked to meet at the Methodist Church so that they can leave by 6 p.m. A hayrack ride and wiener roast will be held at the Gerald Sharp's Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Each one is asked to bring own wieners and buns. Drink will be furnished. Club Makes Tour Seventeen members of the Union Sorosis Club and one guest, Mrs. Richard Runborn, attended SOPHOMORES WIN FIRST IN ABINGDON PARADE. JUNIORS SCORE SECOND IN ABINGDON ATTRACTION. Mrs. Chester Downes. Abingdon Garden Club will have a plant and bulb exchange when the group meets Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in John Mosser Public Library. Abingdon Delphian Club will convene for its first meeting of the year Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Max Wen- zelman. . Abingdon OES will meet Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Masonic Hall. Church Services Are Announced Pastors of Abingdon churches have announced Sunday services, in addition to other church functions for the week ahead. They are: First Methodist — Francis W. Samuelson, minister. Sunday school 9:30 a.m. Worship 10:45 a.m. Sept. 22 is Rally Day in the Sunday school. The District MYF rally will be held at the First ABINGDON DOROTHY WHITSITT CORRESPONDENT Home Address: 705 W. Adams St. Phone 531 Methodist Church in Moline, with Abingdon group leaving from the church at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rotary and Kiwanis ladies night dinner at the Methodist Church 6:30 p.m. First Christian — Donald T. Hogan, minister. Church school 9:45 a.m. Worship and communion 10:50 a.m.; sermon, "The Only Begotten Love of God." District 1 convention of Christian Churches meets at the Abingdon church 3 p.m. Monday, 7:30 p.m., board meeting in the church lounge. Tuesday, 7 p.m., fall fashion show sponsored by the Kum-Dubble Klass. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., general meeting of the Christian Women's Fellowship in the Fellowship Hall of the Christian Church; speaker, Miss Louise Shawver, on "Narcotics." First Congregational — John M. Buran, minister. Church school 9:30 a.m. Worship 10:45 a.m.; sermon, "Consider These Three R's." Thursday, Senior PF 7:30 p.m.; filmstrips, "Our Eyes Play Tricks" and "Seeing Red in a Green World." LATIN CLUB BACKS ABINGDON TEAM WITH THIS FLOAT. Parade Highlights Homecoming Today at Maquon m JUDGED FIRST IN MAQUON HOMECOMING PARADE. FAT LADIES PORTRAYED IN MAQUON HOMECOMING PARADE. Winners Are Selected MAQUON — Headed by the Valley High School band, a parade this morning shaped one of the attractions of the annual Maquon Homecoming under auspices of the community's American Legion Post. A home talent show will be featured on tonight's concluding homecoming program. Following are winners in the various parade elements, listed In order of placing: Floats: Yates City Junior Woman's Club, Yates City Presbyterian Church; decorated cars, Geraldine Bock and Merlin Knox, of Maquon; decorated doll buggies, Debbie Hahn of Elmwood; decorated bikes, Margaret Clark of Maquon. Decorated coaster wagon, Kathy Doubet of Maquon. Old maid costumes, Betty Parli, Robbie Doubet and Billie Pruett, of Maquon; clown, Jack Stuckel of Rapatee; Hobo costumes, Diana Lee Woodell of Maquon, Sherry Banks and Randy Ray. Pets, Michael Doubet, Craig McKenna and Glayn Woodell, of Maquon. Comic couple, Joyce Buckman, Christine Parli, Becky and Jane Sheets, of Maquon. Better Wins Twice WATFORD, England (UPD—G. Anderson won 20 pounds ($56) twice this week in the Watford football club's poll. The odds against this happening are 13.5 million to 1. a luncheon at Lorainc's Restaurant Thursday. Following the luncheon, they toured the House of Fine Furniture and the Register-Mail. The next meeting of the club will be with Mrs. Earl Ramp as hostess. LONDON MILLS CUTIES—Mary VanHoose fashioned as a tulip is flanked by Twila VanHoose (left) and Cheryl Rlney in Dutch costumes at Maquon parade this morning. The girls are from London Mills. Stronghurst News Briefs STRONGHURST - Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Taylor of Pomona, Calif., are the parents of a son born Sept. 6. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Earl Taylor of Stronghurst. Mrs. Lulu McMillan has gone to Cheyenne, Wyo., to visit her sister. She will accompany her daughter and husband, Dr. and Mrs. Owen Richmond and family, who are moving to Palo Alto, Calif. Dr. Richmond has been sent there by his company. He will do graduate work at Stanford University. Rep. C. E. Neff has received two appointments on state commissions. One is on the Mississippi Scenic Parkway Commission and the other on Civil Defense. DISPLAY PUPS—Coon dog puppies were exhibited in Maquon Homecoming parade pet division by (from top) Lori Doubet and Tenna and Penny Mc.N'iel. Rio Woman's Club Organizes For New Year RIO — Rio Woman's Club held its first meeting of the year Sept. 10 in the home of Mrs. C i a u (I e Frankenburger, with Mrs. Martha Ott, Mrs. Roger Loveridge, Mrs. Clifford Swanson as assistants. Mrs. Walter Landon, civic chairman, announced the public telephone booth had been installed. The president, Mrs. Ira Fritz welcomed members and guests. Mrs. Clifford Swanson, membership chairman, presented five new members corsages. They .ire Mrs. Henry Nordeen, Mrs. Lavern Peterson, Mrs. Dennis Cederberg, Mrs. Curt Nelson and Mrs. William Phillipson, who was unable to attend. Mrs. Robert Thompson, program chairman, presented Attorney Max E. Mathers of Galesburg who talked on "Wills and Estates." Mrs. Burt Lindquist gave the devotions and memorial to a deceased member, Mrs. Lawrence Nelson. Birth Record CAMBRIDGE - A daughter was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Rahtjen Jr., at the Hammond Henry Hospital. They have a son who is 2. D»*ink* on House I STOKE-ON-TRENT, England 'UPl'-Harry Myatt. 82, prob -ihly ( is the envy of every beer-drinker in the British I.sles. The Ind Coope brewery, with which Myatt has been associated for 70 years, Friday gave him a pass which entitles liirn to walk into about 2,000 pubs and drink as much free Ix-er as he slants for the rest of his life. Ot the 45 players on the University of Mississippi roster two come from Alabama and one from Tennessee. The real are from the home state. 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