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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 8, 1963
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i fotcsburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, 111. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1963 cttctucin BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB state officers are touring the state as pari of National Business Women's Week, Oct. 6-12. Members of the caravan were in Galesburg Monday when the local BPW Club members assembled for lunch in the ballroom at the Custer Inn. Pictured from left to right are Miss Phyllis Wyckoff, public relations chairman, Mrs. Mary Lou Koonce, state president; Miss Zola Groves, Illinois Bulletin Editor, all of Chicago, and Mrs. Viola Lcrsch, president Of the local club. The luncheon was part of the club's observance of National Business Women's Week. Fall decorations centered the round tables and the buffet table. Arrangements were by members of the public relations committee, with Mrs. Oscar Dooley, chairman, and Mrs. Viola Haller, cochairman. Units Have Annual Meeting News for and/ Abotit Women 1fU /&tW W&off jpt*e6ent& (SooL Review "The 20th century has drawn the lines of its progress and its troubles, its achievements and its failures on the faces of nearly eighteen million 'older Americans'/' re* lated Mrs. Robert Wikoff as she began her presentation of the topic, "Retirement" for Tuscarora Club Monday afternoon. The speaker reviewed the book "Let's Rejoin the Human Race" by Dr. Joseph M. Peck. No other group in America has been more thoroughly studied in the past fifteen years than the Frank Marshall enlightened members of the Round Table Clufb on "Investments" when he screened a film presented by the New York Stock Exchange, Monday afternoon in the home of Mrs. C. R. Wetherbee, 1160 N. Cherry .St. The hostess was assisted in serving refreshments by Mrs. Robert Parkinson. The film production, "What Makes U.S. Tick" was a cartoon 'version and clearly demonstrated The 30th annual meeting of the Knox County Homemakers Extension Association, formerly the Knox County Home Bureau, was conducted Monday at First Christian Church with members of the First Niters Unit, hostesses. Knox Unit was in charge of the registration with over 160 members signing the unit books. Mrs. Wayne Adcock, a past president, installed Mrs. Kenneth Mudd, of Galesburg Unit 1, as the new president of the organization, installed with her were: Mrs. Edward Bowman, first vice president, Ontario Unit, and Mrs. Edwin Griffith, Knox Unit, secretary. Serving with them will be Mrs. Venn, second vice president; Mrs. M. B. Simonson, treasurer, and Mrs. A. D. Stivers, public information officer. Mrs. Marvin Housh, St. Augustine, presided at the morning business meeting and the constitution and bylaws were amended to read that unit officers would take office during the month of October. A membership report was given by Mrs. George Venn, second vice chairman of the county and Mrs. Robert Cantwell gave the program planning report. • Homemakers Extension also sponsor the home economics 4-H activities in Knox County and this report was given by Mrs. Allen Freberg. TThe morning intermission was under the direction of Mrs. D. C. Sheets and Mrs. Wayne Adcock. A skit on Homemakers Extension, written by Mrs. Roswell Johnson, the first president of the group, was presented by Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Venn, Mrs. Ralph Harig, Mrs. Alta Dutton and Mrs. James Dossett. The memorial service was conducted by Mrs. W. C. Bailey and Mrs. Verne Brown of the BCNU. The auditing report was given by Mrs. Everett Leigh and Mrs. Harold Eagle. Receives Gavel 'NGU Unit, with an attendanca of 73 per cent, was awarded a gavel for their unit. Mrs. Everett Tayler who became county home adviser Sept. X, gave her report and introduced Mrs. Fairrus Potter, the new assistant home adviser. Table decorations for the luncheon were prepared by Sparta Unit and were in the fall motif. At the conclusion of the luncheon, members modeled hats made at the fall hat class, with Mra. Sheets playing for the style show. Sweet Adelines presented a program of vocal music under the direction of Mrs. James Macdonald. Presents Program The afternoon program presented by Mrs. Jean Cooper of the Illinois Power Co., featured laundry methods and equipment. Her topic was "30 Years Learning and Serving." Mrs. Robert Smith, extension secretary, pantomimed in costume, washing methods of ear/, ly days. Through the courtesy of O./'Ti Johnson's clothing was modeled by Mrs. Tom Connell, Mrs. fl^aul Peterson, Mrs. David Reed. Mrs. Virgil Elliott, Mrs. Everett /Brown and Mrs. Ralph Harig. Mrs. Nell Smith, St. Augustine, oldest member present, *and Mrs. Robert Inness, youngest member attending, were pre.» ; vented with corsages. The Yarn Box NOW AT 487 N. ACADEMY 343-556? Shower Honors Infant Daughter Of the L. F'ainters Lori Lynn fainter, surviving twin daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Loren Lee Painter of San Diego, Calif., was 'honored at a shower recently in 'the home of her grandparents, W'ir, and Mrs, Loren R. Painter, 1527 Williams St. Mr. Painter is serving In the navy there. Mrs. Painter was presented with an assortment of gifts for the baby from the 55 guests at- ten/Jring. Gifts were also received from relatives and friends from ou,t of town. Games were played and prizes won by Mrs. Wayne Holeman, Mrs. Russell Baughman, Mrs. Lee Links, Mrs. Clark Ferris, Mrs. Richard Pico, Mrs. Ralph Phillips, and Mrs. David Powell. Refreshments were served by hostesses, Mrs. William Sharp, Mrs. Robert Rickords, and Mrs. George Stegall. Lori Lynn and her parents will return to San Diego on Thursday where her father, whose navy rating is DT 3, will be stationed aboard the USS Piedmont. Rent Electric Carpel Sbampooer FOR ONLY '1 Now you can rent toe new Blue Lustr* Eleetrle Carpet Shampooer tot only 61 per day with purchase of famou* Blue Lustre Shampoo Save big wltn ttua eaay to use 'do tt yourself' equipment. Vou'U be amazed with tfc* new look ot your esrpetin* Available at WHEJ4 KNOX COUNTY HOMEMAKERS EXTENSION UNITS had /.ihelr annual meeting Monday, Mrs. Marvin Housh (left) St. Aug" astlne, outgoing president, relinquished the gavel to the new coy.Aty president, Mrs. Kenneth Mudd (right)). In background, MATS. Roswell Johnson, author of a skit presented during the morn- i/.ig intermission, views an antiquated washing machine featured in the afternoon's talk by Mrs. Jean Cooper, home economist. October ^Jlieme for ance the basic operation of the stock market. It explained how corporations are received and listed in the New York Stock Exchange. They must pass a Federal and State examination of all property, finance etc. In order for the country to prosper, there must be a growing capacity to make more jobs for more people, therefore more stocks are sold to enlarge more corporations, explained Mr. Marshall, who answered pertinent questions from interested members. The speaker was introduced by Mrs. Wetherbee. Mrs. Fred Swedlund, vice president, conducted routine business, in which it was decided to turn over to the building fund of the Knox County Day Nursery, $25. About People And Places... Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Thomas of Brookfield, Mo., are visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ziehr Sr., 1161 N. Academy St. Mrs. Thomas' son, Dr. George Ewing of Honolulu, Hawaii, also made a brief visit with the Ziehr family Friday evening. aging, their health, housing, employment, happiness and habits, she related. They have gained longef life but are left, hi the majority of cases, without financial means to solve satisfactorily many economic; social and medical problems," she stated. These additional years should be made useful and meaningful." Retirement should be prepared for ahead of time, the speaker explained. A budget for the income should be worked out, hobbies and a program of activity should be considered. Dr. Peck, a retired doctor, wrote an entertaining but pertinent book telling of his experiences in retirement, she continued. He gave his most startling discovery as, "grandpa had been kicked out of industry, handed a gold watch and told to sink or swim without any lessons whatever in the art of staying afloat in these strange waters," and nobody seemed to care. Dr. Peck believes that the leaders of our country for the last 30 years have been leading us into a state of bondage; and pretty soon everybody will be tied to Washington's apron strings. The author agrees with President Grover Cleveland who said, "Though the people support the government, the gove r n m e n t should not support the people," Mrs. Wikoff concluded. The speaker was introduced by Mrs. J. Elvin Firth. Meet in Wataga Beginning its 55th year Tuscarora members were entertained at the home or Mrs. William Robson near Wataga. Serving honors were shared by Mrs. Charles Ogden and Mrs. John Walter at a table centered with an arrangement of fall flowers, tapers and ceramic quail. Mrs. G. W. Henderson, president, presided during the business meeting, welcoming the new members at that time. For best results from your automatic dishwasher, use soft water, a synthetic detergent that doesn't form sud)s and a special electric circuit. A BUFFET DINNER AND DANCE opened the fall season of social activities at the Elks Club Saturday evening where a black backdrop sil- houlette witches, black cats and jack-o-lanterns to portray a Halloween theme. Couples pictured above as they waited to be served were (left to right) Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis, committee chairmen for the evening, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kimble and Mr. and Mrs. Max Jones. Dinner was serve (1 in the club lower level from 7 to 9 with dancing to the music of Chuck Orwig's orchestra following. Elks from Monmouth and the surrounding Urea attended. Assisting the Daviscs on the conymittee were Mr. and Mrs, Robert Pfister, Mr., 1 and Mrs, Kimble, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Moniton, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Arnold, Mr. and Mils. Robert Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Locke antf Joe Bindley, exalted ruler of the lodge, Facilities of Library Listed For Parents Club At the October meeting of YMCA Kindergarten Parents Club Monday evening in the Jungle Room at the YMCA it was decided that parents would send cookies and treats on holidays such as Halloween. It was suggested that the girls be dressed in slacks on Mondays because of gym class and on Fridays because of swimming classes. Mrs. Warren Morris, librarian, speaker of the evening told of the Galesburg Public Library and familiarized parents with the Children's Room at the library. Refreshments were served following the meeting. College News... Robert C. Nev^In, son of Dr. and Mrs. Lowell. C. Neveln, of the Galesburg State Research Hospital, and lindrew A. Beveridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob M. Bevetiidge. 573 Scotch Elm Lane, bijve registered as freshmen students at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Cfiilif. With other, new Cal-Tech students they participated in the traditional three-day New Student Camr* in the San Bernardino Mountains before the beginning of instruction. The camp introduces (che newcomers to Cal- Tech social and academic life, athletics and customs in an informal -gathering with student body leaders, Cal-Tech President L. A. DuBridge and other members of the faculty and staff. Come fall, the best dressed will wear white calf, white persian lamb, beaver, fox, broadtail and mink around the clock . Plan Benefit Coffee An autumn coffee under the red and yellow maple trees on the edge of Gilbert Pond, Knoxville, will be given at the home of Mrs. Irving Garcelon Thursday morning from 10 o'clock till noon by the Knox County Historical Sites Inc. Co-hostesses will be Mrs. G. F. Hebard, Mrs. P. F. Sharpies, Mrs. Robert Mears, Mrs. Rex Hopkins, Mrs. L. W. Cramer, Mrs. Harold Grutzmacher, Miss Janet Larson, Mrs. C. S. Smith and Mrs. George Heidenblut. This year the Knox County Historical Sites Inc. concentrated on the preservation of the Old Knox County Jail. They report that no further deterioration can occur from the outside because of the point tucking, waterproofing, replacement of windows and painting, which was done throughout the summer. J. R. Peck, director of the Knox County Museum reports that the museum had its biggest season with classes of school children going through the last two weeks of school plus a large attendance of the public during the spring, summer and fall when the museum was open each Sunday. The public is invited to attend the autumn coffee. Printed Wedding Invitations Napkins and Matches OIVI-A-OIFT, Webert 149 E. Main St, BELL'S . GOING OUT OF MKINfSS SALE STILL GOING ON DRESSES MARKED DOWN DAILY L. B. Bell Co. 444 f. MAIN ST. Permit 4991 Future Brides... THE ENGAGEMENT and forthcoming marriage of Miss Martha Jean Sholi (above), Ml N. Prairie St., and William F. Bogard, sen of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert R. Bogard, 67 N. Fan- ham St., is being announced. The wedding will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church Saturday evening, Nov. 16 at 7:36 o'clock. All friends and relatives are invited to attend the ceremony and the reception to follow in the church parlors. Miss Sholl is employed at the Prim-Rose Beauty Salon and Mr. Bogard is employed at Gates Rubber Co. THE ENGAGEMENT and approaching marriage of Miss Judith Stranger (above) to Robert Engle, son of Mr. and Mra. Earl Engle of near Galesburg, is announced today by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Stranger, 675 Arnold St. Wedding vows will be exchanged Saturday evening, Nov. 23 at 6:30 o'clock at the First Church of God. All friends and relatives are invited to attend the wedding and reception to follow. Miss Stranger is employed at Arlan's and her fiance at Midwest Manufacturing Co. (Pampas Scene of The new Union Building at Monmouth College served as a meeting place for the joint dinner meet* ing of the Galesburg branch and the Monmouth branch of the American Association of University Women Monday evening. Mrs. Sarabelle Daniels, president of the hostess branch, presided and introduced Miss Lucille Rochlus, president of the Galesburg branch, who in turn presented the Galesburg officers. Mrs. Ray Enlow, program chairman, introduced Prof, and Mrs. Thomas Williams of Galesburg. Mr. Williams, accompanied by Mrs. Williams, opened the program with a aeries of songs. Among them were "O That It Were So" by Bridge; "Brother Will, Brother John" by Sacco; "The Hills of Gruzia" by Pushkin and "Oh That Summer Should For Aye" by Davies, sung in the original Welsh language. Fred Rathgeber, art consultant for Community Unit School District 205, spoke on the topic "Shotoku and Dokyo" in which he compared the history of wood carvings of the Orient and the West. In his introduction to the topic Mr. Rathgeber spoke of the Oriental definition of art which is "Doing anything that needs to be done in the most beautiful way it can be done." Because the first paper was made in China as early as 105 A.D. and the first way of printing was by wood, wood carving has had a long history in the Orient. Furthermore their wood carvings developed from the art of writing. Soft colors were added during the Ming dynasty, related Mr. Rathgeber. In conclusion Mr. Rathgeber told of an experience during his stay in Japan, when his houseboy said "the difference between you and me is that if I have two yen and I spend one for my body but the other for my soul." In announcing the next meeting for the Galesburg branch which will be a guest night, members were reminded that college graduates, who, are interested, may apply for membership in the AAUW. Mrs. Paul G. Peterson, 533 E. North St., is membership chairman. Cooked or Raw? Have you ever placed a hard- cooked egg in the refrigerator and then forgotten if it was hard- cooked or raw? To test, home economists recommend spinning the egg. If it wobbles, it is raw. If it spins smoothly, it is hard- cooked. Some men believe one phone per family is enough.., And some men realize the value of convenient extensions! Just call our business office for the low-cost low-down on how easily your whole family can enjoy a phone of their own. If you like your living easy, you'll be glad you did, IviiMM Office Phone 949*1 lit ')

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