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'Flappers' Meet Officer . . , CSA nut* A ffwe Mrs. Ralph Ramsey, Wichita, Kans., International Council Treasurer, was met in grand style Friday evening when she arrived at the Santa Fe station for the Epsilon Sigma Alpha 15th annual state convention being held this weekend at the Custer Inn. In keeping with Friday evening's flapper dress mixer party and the Saturday evening's presentation of the "IT" girl, Mrs. Ramsey was welcomed by a trio of flappers and taken to the Custer Inn in the 1916 K-V Knight car driven by Howard Porter. Pictured from left to right are Mrs. Willard Obley of Springfield, state president, Mrs. James Anderson, Mrs. Ramsey, Mr. Porter and Mrs. Lloyd Hayes. Friday evening's program included the mixer party, with flapper dress, and a preconvention board meeting. The first general assembly was held this morning. Host chapters are Galesburg, Chapters Gamma Chi and Alpha 1 Mu. Officers for the two chapters include Mrs. Philip Crouch, president, Mrs. Dale Hatch, vice pres­ ident; Mrs. Rodney Rickords, secretary, and Mrs. Robert Fen- st'erer, treasurer, Gamma Chi; Mrs. Donald Stribling, president, Mrs. William Collins, vice president, Miss Dorothy Hertel, secretary, Miss Katie Hawkinson, treasurer, and Mrs. Paul Randell, corresponding secretary, Alpha Mu. Co-chairmen for the Friday mixer were Mrs. Thomas Meyer and Mrs. Keith Nelson. Mrs. Crouch is in charge of the "It" girl contest. The convention closes Sunday afternoon. Select Wedding Dates Mr. and Mrs. John Higgins of Alexis announce the approaching marriage of their daughter Linda Kaye to Williard (Bud) Eck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eck of Galesburg. The couple's engagement was announced in July. All friends and relatives are invited to the wedding Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2 at 2 o'clock in the Corpus Christi Church. Invitations are being sent for the reception following at the home of the bridegroom-elect's parents, 1256 S. Chambers St. Miss Higgins is employed by Alton Box Board Co. and Mr. Eck by Brown Specialty. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cole of Seaton announce the engagement of their daughter, Evelyn to Richard C. Wolfe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wolfe of Seaton. Miss Cole was graduated from Aledo High School and is employed by Graham Prentiss attorney at Aledo. Mr. Wolfe is a graduate from Little York High School and is employed by Gambles of Monmouth. No wedding date has been set. SANDBURG COTTAGE Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Goff, official host and hostess at the Carl Sandburg Cottage, 331 E. Third St., receive visitors at the cottage Sunday afternoons between the hours of 1 and 5 o'clock. The cottage is open weekdays from 9 to 12 o'clock in the morning and 1 to 5 o'clock in the afternoon. It is open on Sunday morning by appointment only. NEWCOMERS ALUMNAE Civic Newcomers Alumnae will meet Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Northgate Lanes for a luncheon. Hostesses for the event will be Mrs. Emil Hansen and Mrs. E. B. Sanders. ow Book Style Sh Old and new fashions, "It 's a Book World," were presented in the form of a book walk style show for the Women's Mission Society at Friday afternoon's meeting at the First Baptist Church. Short descriptive sketches of numerous books available in the church and public library were given by Mrs. Darrel Steck, Mrs. Marvin Kerr, Mrs. M. M. Alters, Mrs. Dwight Emstrom, Mrs. Carl Neal and Mrs. Robert Humpleby. The devotional thought taken from "365 Windows" was presented by Mrs. Allie Schneider. Mrs. Irene Yourison was in charge of the love gift service. The purpose of the meeting, "and turn are seeking minds to thee," suggested that reading the books illustrated at the meeting would lead to a better understanding of the churches, home and farm mission work and of its importance. At the close of the program, the women were invited to take books to read and to lend a book to a friend. As suggested by the "action" program, several books were donated to the church library. Mrs. Ralph Martin, president, conducted the meeting, which opened with the singing of the theme hymn, "All Hail the Power. Mrs. E. M. D. Bracker announced the next meeting of the United Church Women, the World Community Day luncheon on Nov. 7 at the First Methodist Church. She urged contributions for the school kits and other items. On Wednesday evening, a special service to explain and promote civil legislation will be held (Continued on page 7) itrz Beauty Salon Balcony *3awc 50% on *<Tliis 1 ami Feel as fresh and crisp as a cool Fall breeze with a new glamor coif that's smart and natural.,. Gives you a "fancy-free" feeling for Fall! Reg. 12.50 cold wave \ complete Mon., Tuei,, Wed. Haircut 1.00 Budget Wave 4 .95* *NORMAL HAIR ONLY • Use Your Charge Account t No Appointment Necessary Calendar of Meetings KNOXVILLE COURTHOUSE, JAIL The Knoxville Courthouse Museum and old jail will be open from 2 to 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Hosts will be Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Rosine. HEA TRIP The Knox County Homemakers Extension Association are sponsoring an overnight bus trip to Chicago on Oct. 29. Further information may be obtained from the home adviser's office. Those making the trip are being asked to make reservations at the office by Oct. 15. REPUBLICAN WOMEN Knox County Republican Women will meet Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the American Legion Hall in Abingdon. William Westbrook, of the title department of the Secretary of State's office in Springfield will be the speaker. The Girls' Sextette of Abingdon High School will sing. Coffee will be served by the Abingdon members. Anyone wishing a ride may call Mrs. Raymond Anderson, 1606 N. Kellogg St. ARMY MOTHERS CLUB Army Mothers Club will meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Charles Hall, 686 E. Fourth St. for a 1 o'clock luncheon, at which secret pals will be revealed. Members are being asked to note the change from the regular day of meeting. for and aLut Wo omen (kifesMrafe^ Soturday, Oct, 12, 19*63 3, Pin Dn-Ms BJtPnram 'Church Unity' Topic for WSCS "Church Unity" was the topic selected by Dr. Joseph C. Hoffman when he addressed the Woman's Society of Christian Service Friday evening at First Methodist Church. This was the first of three evening meetings planned for this year and it opened with Mrs. Albert Rogers leading meditation in the chapel. Dr. Hoffman referred to the movement toward Christian unity as the greatest thing in the world today. While avoiding debate on method, he pointed out that the important thing is that people must feel a need to understand each other, and not be content with their own prejudices. After this need is felt, understanding can begin to develop. It will not happen by itself. "It is a difficult thing to be truly liberal and generous in our attitudes. That's why we have so many denominations. It is easier to separate than to unite on corn- won ground. We need courage and we need grace," he concluded. Presents Selections The program closed with two vocal selections by John Hirst, "Morning" by Oley Speaks and "My Task" by Ashford. Mrs. Hirst was the accompanist. Wesleyan Service Guild members were guests. Mrs. W. 0. Seward, president, conducted the business meeting in the dining room. Plans were announced for the bazaar which will be Dec. 4. The second study class "Christian Issues in South Asia" is under way. Mrs. Clarence Tucker is leader for this class which is being held in the Knoxville Methodist Church, each Tuesday morning in October. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Courtney Swanson, Mrs. J. R. Logsdon and Mrs. Richard England. CARD CLUB PARTIES LAKE BRACKEN Mrs. Lester Martin and Mrs,. Don Robbins served as the committee for the Thursday afternoon bridge play at the Knox County Country Club. Prizes were won by Mrs. Roy Dyer, first; Mrs. Harold Willsie, second; Mrs. George Tucker, third, and Mrs. Frank Shank of Abingdon, special. The chairman for next week will be Mrs. Florence Welsh. Honor District Chairman Mrs. Leo Cash Sr., worthy high priestess, and Ray Johnston, watchman of shepherds, presided at the meeting of Bethel Shrine, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, this week in the lodge room of the Masonic Temple. Mrs. Clarence Manworren, district chairman of Material Objective, was escorted, welcomed and introduced. Also escorted were Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stiarwalt, Mrs. Don Johnson, Mrs. Garnet Hillier, Mrs. Weslye Malcolm, T. Lee Wheeler, Leo Cash Sr. and Eli Averitt, past officers. Mrs. Letha Palmer was appointed chairman in charge of the Friendship Book. Announcements were made of Advance Night in Vashti Shrine, Rock Island, Oct. 12; a turkey supper Saturday, Oct. 12, serving 5 till 7 at Masonic Temple, Knoxville, and a steak dinner to be served at the Masonic Temple dining room Saturday evening, Nov. 16. The tables in dining room were decorated, with mums and snapdragons. The .serving was in charge of Mrs. Dorothy Murphy, assisted by Mrs. Helen Isaacson, Mrs. Matt Taylor, Mrs. Bonnie Mundwiler and Miss Helen Campbell. Unit 2 Entertained When the Homemakers Extension Unit 2 met Tuesday a dessert luncheon was served at the home of Mrs. Clarence Morling, 2000 N. Broad St. The group had a 100% attendance. The meeting was called to order by the chairman, Mrs. Ruth Strong. After the business meeting, the major lesson on "Winter Flower Arrangement" was given by Mrs. Morling and Mrs. Curtis Alexander. A discussion was had by all members on the overnight bus trip to Chicago on Oct. 29-30. First Book by Former Local Reporter Writs' 3& 9 kt y 0 utkfJtv DM t Sky Pioneers by Jeanne Le- Monnier Gardner, Harcourt Brace and World Inc. This must indeed be the book of the year for the elementary and high school set. Interest today is so firmly centered on men's exploits :n the upper ah 1 , and in space, that every learner ought to have a grasp of the great milestone in flight, which occurred when Wilbur and Orville Wright flew the first powered plane at Kitty Hawk, N. C, many years ago. Mrs. Gardner has put the narrative into a pleasant and compact little volume, not at all a textbook yet just as informative, not at all a nonsense book yet just as much fun to read. She has managed this by em- Business and Professional Women's Club CARD PARTY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 7:30 P.M. MOOSE HAU Prises and Refreshments Donation: 75c i A #4 h rt&Mmm Jeanne LeMonnier Gardner broidering, into the bare facts of the Wright Brothers achievement, just enough of the human interest element — some true, some evidently imaginary — to make the narrative come alive. The reader meets the Wrights' sister and parents, views the rehabilitating of a sewing machine, the building of kites, and some other early handiwork of the boys, all in a lightsome way, thence the steps to the momentous flight at Kitty Hawk, and finally the close of the brothers' careers. Technically, it is a workmanlike job of communicating to young readers, with all that statement should imply. It occasions feel­ ings of pride to senior members of the Galesburg Register-Mail news staff to acknowledge that Jeanne LeMonnier Gardner is one of our alumnae, having spent the precise-center years of the 20th century as a reporter on this newspaper. Is some youngster of today baffled by non-participation in the age of flight, with its huge and complicated airplanes and space craft? Then this book is especially for him. It testifies (by example and tacitly) that the application of imagination and skill can bring forth new and wonderful creations, that there are always frontiers for those who are resolute pioneers as were Wilbur and Orville Wright. Sky Pioneers is Mrs. Gardner's first book. Near her home in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York, with her husband and two children, she has employment as a research assistant. Husband Richard, Knox class of 1951, an Air Force veteran, is in magazine advertising work. The writer is a native of Chicago and before her marriage was an airline stewardess. Her next book will be awaited with interest following the approval that seems certain to accrue to a writer who can enliven history and depict, sans preachment, the rewards of study and persistence as Jeanne Gardner has done. — M.H-E, The Tri-Arts ball general committee, meeting this week at the home of Mrs. Clark Palmer, worked out the schedule of events for the evening of Nov. 2 at the Custer Inn; added plans for music and refreshments in the upstairs House and Garden room; decided to include a fourth music group of Knox Hootenanny singers; outlined the procedure for the Grand March and awarding of costume prizes; and offered further costume ideas. Attending the meeting were Mr. and Mrs. John Mellican and Fred Rathgeber, Mrs. Dale Sward, Mrs. George Madsen, Mrs. James Hacker, Mrs. Robert Cabeen, Mrs. Palmer and Mrs. William Gerstner. The ball will open at 9 o'clock in the evening with dance music by the Western Illinois Stage Band; at 9:45 o'clock the "Old Pros" offer a 15-minute Dixieland session; at 10 o'clock the Knox- Galesburg Symphony plays a 45- minute program of Viennese waltzes and show tunes, followed by the Knox Hootenanny singers with a 15-minute series of folk songs. The Stage Band resumes at 11 o'clock playing the Grand March which will be directed by master of ceremonies Tom Poole, who will also introduce the judges at this time. Costume prizewinners will be announced at midnight, and then dancing continues until 1 o'clock. Discussing costuming, it was agreed that almost any desired costume could be fitted into the theme, which is intended as an aid to costume choice and is not mandatory. A pioneer couple might be Sweet Betsy from Pike and Her Lover Ike, Indians might be Hiawatha and Mine-Ha- Ha. Such famous twosomes as the Owl and the Pussycat or the Dish and the Spoon would be quite in keeping. Specific personages need not be portrayed; there might be Newly weds (or Newlydivorcees), a couple clothed in gold might be a Golden Anniversary; a lone reveler might be Narcissus admiring his reflection or some celebrated rejected lover as Cyrano De Bergerac. It was also emphasized that formal clothing may be worn, but masks are required of all and may be obtained at the door. Ladies may attend unescorted. Remembering that many persons came to last year's ball purely as spectators, conversation groups of comfortable upholstered furniture will again be placed in the ballroom. A roving only ONE There is only one WELCOME WAGON 30 yean of experience fostering good will in business and community life. For information o» Welcome Wagon, phone • Mr*. Audt«y Nelson 400 Monsoa — 343-2919 Of Mr*. Pat G »9» 5S5 t»W«nc» Av«—343-1024 WELCOME WAGON Studying the Custer Inn ballroom as it appears in its everyday aspect, here set for a men's service club luncheon, Fred Rathgeber and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Pettit discuss decorating plans which will transform the room into a scene of color and gaiety the evening of Nov. 2 when the second annual | Tri-Arts masked costume ball takes place. Mr. and Mrs. Pettit are assisting Mrs. Elmer Jagow as decorations chairmen, and Mr. Rathgeber is general cochairman of the ball with Mr. and Mrs. John Mellican. Expressing the theme "Fantasy of Love," decorations will feature fanciful bird cages constructed of metallic rings, ribbons and art papers, based on Japanese paper constructions (Origami). Three dimensional torn paper sculptures will also be used. The ball is open to the public, with proceeds to benefit the Civic Art League, Knox - Galesburg Symphony, and Prairie Players. Mrs. Dale Sward is general ticket chairman. photographer will take souvenir photos. The House and Garden room above the ballroom will be the refreshment area, with a pianist on the scene. One of the groups to benefit from Tri-Arts ball proceeds, the Galesburg Civic Art League for two generations has brought exhibits of original art, artists to demonstrate their techniques, and art lecturers to Galesburg. The walls of the gallery in the Community Lounge, YMCA, have held paintings and prints by Rembrandt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Thomas Hart Benton, and many other artists of worldwide reputation, and have been a source of gallery credits for talented local painters. The whole world of creative arts and crafts have been represented in monthly exhibits from November through May, the season concluding with the colorful outdoor art fair on the Public Square each spring. The gallery is now outgrown, limiting such wanted services as art classes for children and adults, and audience capacity at exhibits. The Art League has started a building fund and plans an arts building for the city. Fathers' Chorus Sings For PTA Members of Rose Hoben Welch Parent-Teachers Association were entertained Thursday evening by a newly organized chorus of fathers called the "Twilighters." Miss Cynthia Rexroat accompanied Robert Hutson, William Baird, Robert Peck, Charles Wells, Ron McCullough, Dean Harris, Kenneth Knapp, Phil Crouch and James McHood, who sang "Tell Me Your Dreams" and "O Mein Papa." Mrs. Russell Swanson, second grade teacher, gave a resume of activities in her class. The second grade was honored and' was the recipient of the attendance prize. Mrs. Donald Makeever, safety chairman, announced bicycle safety stickers will be applied Wednesday morning. Mrs. Eugene Clelland, program chairman, introduced Judge Daniel Roberts whose topic was "Our Children, How Can Parents Help?" A social hour followed with fifth grade mothers as hostesses. Mrs. Jack Potter, president; conducted the business meeting. TRINITY BUSINESS WOMEN When Trinity Business Women meet in the Martha Room of the church at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening, hostesses will be Mrs. Alma Anderson, Mrs. Herbert Ericsson and Mrs. Emily Tulin. Devotions will be led by Mrs. H. D. Pearson and the program will be given by Don Fultz, intern. KUM-JOYNUS CLASS Kum-Joynus Class of First Baptist Church will convene Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock in the home of Mrs. C. H. Reed, 189 N. Arthur Ave. Miss Glada Hatfield will be co-hostess. ADDITIONAL SOCIAL NEWS ON PAGE SEVEN Beginning MONDAY, OCT. 14th FOR ONE WEEK Return Engagement of Hendrik Bruns Champion Glass Blower See Mr. Bruns demonstrate his unique skill in fabricating vases, bowls and figures at our lovely gift shop right before your eyes. MONDAY and FRIDAY 10 A.M. until 9 P.M. OTHER DAYS 10 A.M. UNTIL 5:00 P.M. All glassware you watch blown will be on sale from $2.95 up. ley W 3 319 E. MAIN ST. PHONE 343*9154 i

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