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lA/kai iiamean, aLsonunnen titan? ANGELA MARTIN: By ALICIA HART NEW YORK - Angela l mm Martin, i young ventrilo- £• quist, wants tb start ft new WM teert-agefad-g^ddiction clubs. It:9m thiftk Angela ' * is a raisin to suggest this, just listen to your friends. Or, tv ^ m ., m& use a tape recorder to hear your & x %^&^fef own voice. Is It raucous or weak? , t A-^^&i 1 !^ Do you mumble or swallow your * "wwwwm words? Angela point* out you can, and should, correct bad diction. "Using your voice properly is like being well-dressed." The human voice is like an instrument, she explains, and can be beautiful or ugly, depending upon how it is used. Fortunately for her, she stumbled onto the fun of voice-throwing when she was a child and has spent much time practicing and studying voice control. "A basic problem for most of us," she says as a fellow teenager, "is our 1 failure to use our lips and tongues enough. We don't enunciate. We just slur over the words." As a ventriloquist, she must enunciate "through" her dummies, with her mouth closed. This helped improve her speech. "It's really belly or stomach talking," she explains, and suggests teen-agers learn to use their diaphragms to help improve their voice quality. Your diaphragm is that membrane between the lungs and the stomach where hiccups originate. To develop its use, lie flat on the floor and place a book or two over the area. Now take a deep breath. The books should rise. Hold your breath, count to 10 and exhale. Do this as a regular exercise, start with 5 and work up, and you soon will have the kind of breath control essential to better speech. Pert and pretty, Angela lives with her parents in Astoria, N.Y., a subway ride from Manhattan where she appears as singer-ventriloquist on television and in night clubs. She also writes pop music for Bobbie Darin's company. "Often on weekends with my gang," she says, "I'm slangy and my diction slips. "Slang is all right," she feels, "but it can be a problem. You get so used to calling someone a 'fink' and such that you don't build much of a vocabulary." Fortunately for Angela, she needn't worry. . Extremely articulate, she suggests teen-agers can overcome voice problems before reaching 21. . Train your voice, learn to be yourself, and relax, she says. To find the true quality of your voice, she explains, relax your jaw, yawn and say "ah," "ee," and "oh." The tone you hear is your true pitch. Try to work for this rather than speaking in a monotone. To help you do this and develop a more pleasing voice, read the newspaper aloud each morning. Books on yoga and speech are good aids if you do not have a speech therapist in your school to help. 'It's surprising what you can lean from dummies." Announce Deanery Meeting In Nauvoo Rev. John Horan led the recitation of the Rosary which preceded Tuesday evening's meeting of St. Patrick Altar and Rosary Society in the social room of the church. Mrs. Neil Ritenhouse, president, conducted the business meeting which followed. Mrs. attended established camp as well as girls from Mercer, Warren and Western Henry County where independent fund drives will be conducted by the council in October. Day camps were operated a total of 13 weeks on nine different sfites this past season, serving 1,629 girls. Individual attendance figures are as follows: Alpha, 69; Mercer County, 61; Geneseo 158; Galesburg, Abingdon, Wllliatm- fleld, 175; Kewanee, 183; Monmouth, 166; Rock Island, Milan, 162, and Moline, East Moline, Silvis and Upper Rock Island Coun ty, 655. Social Announcements. Golesburp Register-Moil, Golesburg, hursdgy, Oct. 3, 1963 9 Anthony Cervantez was introduced as a new member. Announcement was made of the National Council of Catholic Women's deanery meeting to be Oct. 10 at 10 o'clock in the morning at St. Paul's Parish in Nauvoo. Mrs. W. M. Kennedy reported on her recent attendance at the NCCW convention in Peoria. Mrs. Van Gieson, on behalf of Grace Episcopal Church, extended an invitation to members to view the showing of the movie, "Track 13," at Grace Episcopal Church on Oct. 13. < Showing of the film will be at 7:30 and 8:45 o'clock in the evening, with each viewing to be followed by a panel discussion. Members are being requested to bring a tea towel to the November meeting. Hospitality for the evening was in charge of Mrs. Leroy Hund, Mrs. G. T. Gonzalez, Mrs. Edward Jordan, Mrs. James Hagerty and Mrs. Russell Stephen, who served refreshments following the closing prayer. Iff A' MEETING the tfllflois State meeting of the Retired Teachem Association win be Oct. 11 at the t*era Marquette Hotel in Peoria. Those planning to attend are being asked to clip the registration blank in the last Issue of the ftfA magasine and mail reservations to Mrs. Delia W. Thede, 1017 Hamilton Blvd., Peoria. WOMAN'S ASSOCIATION Woman's Association of First United Presbyterian Church will meet at 1:80 o'clock Friday after* noon at the church for a dessert luncheon. Rev. and Mrs. Swing Bailey, missionaries from Ethiopia, will present the program. Members of the Hodgson-Allen Circle will serve as hostesses. A nursery will be provided. Select Wedding Date Miss Tania Miles and Lloyd Robertson, whose engagement was announced in June, have selected Sunday, Oct. 20, as the date of their wedding. The couple will pledge vows at 2 o'clock in the afternoon at First Christian Church. No invitations are being sent, but all friends and relatives are invited to the wedding and to the reception to follow in the church social rooms Miss Miles is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delwyn Miles, 959 W. North St., and parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Robertson, 683 E Fourth St. Party Honors- (Continued from page 8) were later transcribed and pre sented to her. Refreshments were served from a table decorated in the selected colors of yellow and green with dolls, dressed as nurses, arranged at one side. Mrs. Vogel, mother of the bride, was accorded serv ing honors. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Edward Van Meir Sr., Sheffield; Mrs. Donald Van Meir of Neponset, sister-in-law of the bride groom, and Mrs. Richard Kense! of Astoria. At the shower Sept. 19 in Chicago, guests were fellow nurses and classmates at North Park CAMPERS ASSOCIATION Knox County Campers Association will have a weekend of camping, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at KJmberly terrace. An open house Is being planned for prospective new members. Anyone Interested in joining the association may participate in the camping or come out to visit, Applications for membership will be available. There will be planned activities Saturday afternoon and evening and refreshments will be served. Those wishing further informs* tlon may contact Charles Hebe* ner at Klmberly Terrace or call Elmer Galusha, 1082 Grand Ave. MISSION STUDY CIRCLE Mission Study Circle of Trinity Lutheran Church will meet at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon in the Martha Room at the church. Mrs. Forrest Carlson will lead devotions and Rev. Constant Johnson will be the speaker. Hostesses will be Mrs. Leonard Moburg and Mrs. LeVerne Carlson. Members are being reminded to bring their "boxes of blessings." Relates Early County History For Auxiliary The history of the old Knoxville Courthouse and of Knox County was related by Carlisle Smith for members of the Auxiliary to the Mobile Unit of United Federated Postal Clerks when they met Tuesday evening at the courthouse in Knoxville. Mrs. Sam Terry, president, presided. The speaker, who is a member of a group active in the restorn- tion of the old courthouse and jail and interested in the museum In connection with the courthouse, was introduced by Mrs. T. Fred Endter. He conducted a tour of the Knox County Museum on the second floor, mentioning that the courthouse was first used in the year 1840 and the original cost was $15,450. In 1873, the county seat was moved to Galesburg, the speaker pointed out. A social hour followed and refreshments were served from an attractively decorated table centered with an arrangement of fall flowers. Hostesses were Mrs. Terry and Mrs. Ralph Roseberry. ESA Convention- (Continued from page 8) bers in 1,500 chapters throughout the world. The purpose of ESA is threefold: (1) to provide cultural and educational programs, (2) to sponsor benevolent projects and (3) to stage social activities for members and their guests. Mem bers meet twice a month; once for their educational and service programs and again for social functions. Each ESA chapter has either a charitable or civic project and is active in many national drives. The Illinois State Council of Epsi Ion Sigma Alpha has as its state project the Illinois Heart Associa tion. Gamma Chi Chapter, besides the Heart Association, contributes to the Sunnyside School for the mentally retarded, as a project, Alpha Mu chapter entertains at the Galesburg State Research Hospital, among other service ac tivities. College and Swedish Covenant Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. James Anderson, Mrs. Van Meir's roommate, was the hostess. Club Member* View Slide* of Trip to Sweden Mrs. P. A. Walsh became a member of the Armed Forces Service Club by receiving the obligation when the organization met Tuesday evening in the Community Lounge at the YMCA. Mrs. Ernest Rice, president, conducted the meeting attended by members and guests. Mrs. Harry Bothwell resigned her office as conductress and the vacancy was filled with the election of Mrs. Lulu Kennedy to the office. Plans were made for the Oct. 28 ward party at Galesburg State Research Hospital. Mrs. Larry Young and Mrs. Elmer Gunther served refreshments. Highlight of the evening was the showing of slides of a trip to Sweden last summer by Mrs. Carl Carlson. Guests present were Mrs. E. W. Granquist of Vinton, Iowa, Mrs. J. E. Johnson, Mrs. Cecil Hawkins and Mrs. Charles Wallis. There will be a silent auction at the next meeting. Plan 35th Annual Banquet Announcement was made of the 35th annual banquet to be at Holiday Inn, Galesburg, on Oct. 8 at the recent meeting of the L. T. Club. Hostess for the meeting was Mrs. Neil Linder of near Galesburg. Committee for the event is composed of Mrs. Dale Pruett, Mrs, Albert Wier, Mrs. Don Tabb, Mrs. Linder and Mrs. William Cruce. The yearbook committee for the year was announced as follows: Mrs. Joe Jacobs, Mrs. Robert Randolph, Mrs. Harold McElroy and Mrs. Vivion Cox. Flower chairmen will be Mrs. Paul Lacky and Mrs. Archie Schrodt. Mrs. Leroy Armstrong was a guest. Prizes during the afternoon were won by Mrs. Armstrong, Mrs. Randolph, Mrs. Schrodt, Mrs. Harold McElroy and Mrs. Pruett. Mrs. Harold Cravens was in charge of the social hour. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! WHEN 11*9 FOHEVMI- It pays to go to a "DIAMOND SPECIALIST" — the man who sells Just as a doctor is trained to guard your health — an Artcarved jeweler is fully quali- pp. fied to guide you in the purchase of your Q=\ diamond. You can be sure — here. You won't get half-truths or inaccurate information — and _ you won't be urged to buy above your budget, jg^*, .a. You can choose any Artcarved style, starting at $50. sn ** J "' The price is determined by the size of the Artcarved We'll be proud to give you diamond you prefer, the facts. SICMT STAR SIT I. 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Test samples of the pool water are submitted each week to the regional office in Rock Island. The region supplies information on methods of improved operation to the council. The pool was in service in June for a total of 933 day campers from Moline, East Moline, Silvis, Rock Island, Milan and Upper Rock Island County troops. The 405 campers attending established camp enjoyed two swims daily during their camping season. Several troops camping with their leaders during the latter part of August who could supply their own qualified lifeguards also made use of the facility. The council is an agency member of the United Fund or Community Chest groups in East Moline, Geneseo, Kewanee, Knox County, Moline, and Rock Island. Girls from each of those areas Introducing an exciting new line of women's shoes... Gayla. A new brand has been added to our family... a brand standing for fit, value and economy. Fashion in every stitch with your pocketbook in mind. 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