Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on December 28, 1970 · Page 15
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' Letters on premarital sex DEAR ANN: I have been u»def psychiatric care for a year and it's your fault. Yon tifaifiwashed me. Year advice on premarital sex is unrealistic and harmful to young people, the lavender and lace platitudes you've been dishing out may have been 0. k. in your day but your day has passed. Sex is not. evil. Sex is .normal. Sex is fun. Sex is beautiful. This goes for sex before marriage as well as after. A few words by a priest, minister, rabbi or judge will not suddenly liberate a girl from lifelong restraints against her own normal biological drives. The notion that a sweetheart or a husband will "throw it up to the girl" later is from the Dark Ages. Husbands who love their wives and men who love thier sweethearts will love them regardless. Print this letter if you have the guts. MB. AND MRS. E. A. SPRINGOATE Married 50 years Birth announcements Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Springgate of 3104 Forest Drive, Alton, will be honored Friday, Jan. i, in observance of their golden wedding anniversary. The couple will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kim Street Presbyterian Church. Mr. .Springgate has retired from the Alton Post Office. He and the former Jessie Boland from Calhoun were married Jan. 21,1921 in Alton. They have three children, Mrs. Edward (Dorothy) Gillespey, Mrs. William D. (Mary) Lewis, and James F. Springgate, all of Alton. There are six grandchildren and two great - grandchildren. The couple requests no gifts. No invitations are being mailed. Cooking is fun , By CECILY BROWNSTONE AP Food Editor GOOD LUNCH . Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Tomato and Bacon Fruit Salad - ' Nutcracker Meringues NUTCRACKER MERINGUES Good way to use extra egg whites. 3 egg whites % teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup finely chopped or thinly sliced blanched almonds ' % cup cracker meal Beat egg whites until they, form soft peaks; beat in baking powder. Gradually beat in sugar and continue to beat until meringue forms fairly stiff peaks. Fold in vanilla, almonds and cracker meal. Line, cookie sheets with foil; drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto foil. Bake in a preheated 325-degree oven until dry .and lightly browned- 25 to 30 minutes. Gently lift off foil and cool i on wire rack. Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Brinkman, 818 Southmoor, Godfrey, a daughter, 10 pounds and 11 ounces, 5:57 a.m. today, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder children, Tommy, 8; Tony, 5; and Theresa, 4. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Cadle, 713 Sanders, Bethalto, first child, Debra Dawn, 7 pounds and 6 ounces, 4:18 p.m. Sunday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Cadle is the former Sharon Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Jackson of Cottage Hills. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. George Cadle of South Roxana. Mr. and Mrs. Ebert Grimes, 409 Washington, East Alton, a daughter, Sara Michele, 6 pounds and 15 ounces, 8:17 a.m. Sunday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder 'children, Deborah; 18; Jeffrey, 16; Jennifer, 14; and Angela, II, Mr. and Mrs. Gary James Arth of- Edwardsville,' first child, a son, 7 pounds and 11 ounces, 12:58 p.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Arth is the former Linda K. Madison, daughter of Mrs. Helen Perrin-Stamper vows said Miss- Judith Stamper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stamper of 1480 Ladd Ave. in Wood River, became the bride of Robert Perrin Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the St. Paul United Methodist Church in Rosewood Heights, the Rev. Dr. Joseph Ev'ers officiating. Mr. Perrin is the son of Mrs. Robert Harris of 433 Nevada St. in Rosewood Heights and the late Paul Perrin. The bride wore a floor length Victorian gown of polyestej* satin trimmed with lace on the bodice and cuffs. The three tier illusion veil was 'secured to a lace motif tiara accented with pearls and she carried a bouquet of white carnations and purple statis with purple white streamers. Miss Marilyn Baumgardt of Indianapolis, Ind., was maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Rebecca Blair of Godfrey and Miss Vera Trunk of Seminole, Okla.,"the cousin of the bride. The attendants wore floor- length A - line gowns of purple polyester satin accented with white lace and they carried pink and white carnations with orchid pomp o m s and white streamers. The best man was the groom's brother, ' Steven Perrin. The groomsmen were Mike Boston .of Carlinville and Ron Hendry of Brocton. The bride is a 1970 graduate of Monticello and is presently studying drama a{ Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. The groom is also a student at EIU and is president of the English Honors fraternity. The couple will reside at No-39 University Apartments, South Fourth St.. in Charleston. MRS. PERRIN Madison and Wayne Madison. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Alvin J. Arth of Edwardsville. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lynn Davis, 143 E. 2nd St., Roxana, first child, a daughter, Karma Rachelle, 7 pounds and 8 ounces, 1:13 a.m.. Saturday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Davis is the former Debra Layne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John trenholm of Pekin, m. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Wilson Jr. of Roxana. Mr. and Mrs. Earl E. Welton, 223 Alpine St., Godfrey, first child, Trina Sue, 5 pounds and 8 ounces, 10:04 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Welton is the former Karen Aud, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Aud of Bethalto. Paternal grandmother is Mrs. Oloa Margaret Bain of Bethalto. Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Pruitt, 512 E. 4th St., Alton, a daughter, 6 pounds and 15 ounces,. 4:03 p.m. Saturday, St. • Joseph's Hospital. Elder children, Walter E. Jr., 5; Ronnie E;, 3; and Gary W., 2. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Harp, 665 Mary Drive^ East Alton, first child, a daughter, 7 pounds and 11 ounces, 8:16 p;m. Sunday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Harp is the former Francis E. Sitze, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Wilson Sitze of East Alton. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Harp of Bethalto. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones, 1213 W. 9th St., Alton, a son, Charles Lee Jr., 6 pounds and 12 ounces, 2:25 p:m. Sunday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Elder daughter, Felicia, 1%. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Lewis, 86 .Sullivan Drive, Alton, a daughter. 6 pounds and 11 ounces, 12:57 a.m. Sunday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Four elder children. M. and Mrs. Gene Williams of Greenfield, a daughter, 7 pounds and 5^ ounces, 6:37 p.m. Saturday, Boyd .Memorial Hospital, Carrollton. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Conners of Chesterfield, a daughter, Julie Ann, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Carlinville Area Hospital. It might help other guilt ridden females who, like me, were kooked up by your outdated advice. — SOUTHFIELD DEARS: Here's a letter from the Dark Ages. The postal service was very poor in those days. The letter arrived this morning: DEAR ANN: If I had the nerve I'd take an overdose. Here's my story: Johnny and I went together for three months. I was just plain nutty about him. He felt the same about me. I was 19 — he was 22. We were so perfect together. We laughed at the same things, enjoyed the same movies, art, music, moonlight swims, cookouts. One night Johnny said he wanted to marry me and since we were both in love it made no sense to withhold anything. He said sex was designed in heaven for people who were in love. It all sounded so right. He had a way of putting words together so they made sense. I gave myself to him that night. For the next few days he was cool and distant. I asked why. He finally told me he had always believed I was a v i r g i n. Now he had some doubts. When he asked the question outright I told him the truth. There had been someone else — when I was 17. A lifeguard at a summer resort. I was a dumb kid, dying to learn what life was all about. He was experienced and willing to teach me. I knew it was wrong from the beginning. I never even wrote to him after the vacation was over. I told Johnny in as honest a way as I could. His reaction nearly killed me. He called me a tramp — said I had misrepresented myself, acting so pure and virginal. He took back his ring. That was the last time I saw him.- A week has passed and the hurt is no better. Will I ever be able to trust a man again? i can't believe Johnny cared that much about a liefguard who meant nothing to me. I think-he was just using it as an excuse. He got what he wanted and now he'll move on and look for a new challenge. I hope • every girl whose boyfriend is trying to talk her into premarital sex will clip this letter and keep it where she can reread it. I wish I had seen a letter like it a few years ago. — TOO LATE FOR ME. DEAR T. L.: You did- — in fact you saw many letters like it, but you weren't tuned in. Now you must forget about the past and look to the future. For Lord's sake don't consider yourself "ruined" or unworthy of a first - rate guy. It's what you are today that, matters. And one thing is certain. You are wiser. How will you know when the real thing comes along? Ask Ann Landers. Send for her booklet "Love Or Sex And How To Tell The Difference." Send 35 cents in coin and a long, self -addressed, stamped envelope with your request in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph. Alton Evening Telegraph Monday, Dec. 28, 1970 B-n Blair-Misegades vows A lovelier you A picture-pretty head By MARY SUE MILLER This is for the girls of all ages who really "never can do a thing" with their hair...' If you are among their number, answer me this: Do you realize that an obedient head of hair is as much a matter of educated habit — yours — as professional attention? Ask any hairstylist. Those gifted people may do a marvelous job on your hair. But they cannot come to live with you. You have to take it from there. How? Now in this holiday season, how do you manage the set you had today on the morrow? Has your hair gone limp? Damp it with spray that plumps the strands with bodybuilding proteins. The effect is to double it ... your hair's stamina, that is. Your locks have developed a dried-out look? A whisk of hairspray with the gloss built in or a palming of pomade would save the day. Pollution has done its work — your hair looks be-grimed? Then use a spray-on shampoo. Fresh hair comes from doing. For best effects, spray and wait a bit; then brush like mad with a freshly washed (and dried) brush. Will nothing do but a reset? If Santa didn't bring you one of those instant hairsetters with the rollers pre-warmed electrically, aim for your birthday. It's a real looks- saver. The process is clinched by spraying with heat- activated conditioners before rolling. Are you with it? If not, why not? TEEN TRESSES, MODEL TYPE Is your hair a problem, Miss Teen? Then send for my leaflet, Teen Tresses, Model Type. It tells how to correct such ailments as oily hair and flaky scalp; fly-away, unmanageable, lackluster locks. Included, too, are styling tips and model grooming quickies. For your copy write to Mary Sue Miller in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph, enclosing a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope and 10 cents in coin. Miss Peggy Misegades, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Misegades of 2111 Ridge Drive, became the bride of Thomas C. Blair at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Catholic Church. Mr. Blair is the son of Mrs. Charlein Schneider of 321 Glover and Charles Blair of Delhi. A reception at the Hotel Stratford immediately followed the ceremony. The bride's silk peau de soie gown featured an empire waistline, with rosepoint lace trimming the cuffs, bodice and mandarin collar. She wore a mantilla veil of silk illusion extending into a chapel train and carried a bouquet of • white roses, carnations, baby's breath and holly. The bride chose her sister, Mrs. Carol Clark, as matron of honor, and Miss Mary Lou Slaughter as bridesmaid. Their folor-length gowns were of burgundy and gold velvet respectively with empire waistlines and cream chiffon bodices. They carried bouquets of carnations and holly. George Dixon of Godfrey served as best man and Steven Blair, brother of the groom, served as groom- sman. The bride and her husband are 1967 graduates of Alton High School and are both seniors at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. She is employed by the Kroner Company in Alton Plaza. Mr. Blair is employed by Owens-Illinois. MRS. BLAIR Young-Do wthitt nuptials Evergreen and candlelight decorated the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Piasa for the wedding of Miss Donna Jean Dowthitt, daughter of Mrs. William Cedeck . of Madison, to John David Young, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Young of Parma, Mo., Saturday. The Rev. Wilbur Snider Phelps-Wardein vows Miss Marsha Marie Wardein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard A. Wardein of 1010 East Fourth St., became the bride of Pfc. Mark Alan Phelps in a candlelight, double ring ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 22 in the Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church. Mr. Phelps is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. • Honored on birthdays A Christmas Day celebration of the 80th birthday of Mrs. 'Addie Chandler was held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Young of 1333 Taylor, with four generations of' the family present. Mrs. Grace Nibert celebrated her 86th birthday Sunday Dec. 20 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Kulp of 415 E. 10th in Alton at a dinner with family and friends. Phelps of 3510 Hoover Drive in Alton. A reception was held in the church recretion hall immediately after the ceremony. The bride wore a gown of Chantilly lace and tulle, with a full tiered skirt and chapel train. Her veil was held to a crown of sequins and pearls and she carried a bouquet of whit and red roses. Miss Virginia (Ginger) Vassar, the maid of honor, wore a red velvet gown with antique . white lace and carried peppermint carnations. The grooms best man was Spec. 4 Gary Dean Cook. The former Miss Wardein was a senior at Alton High School. The bridegroom is a 1968 graduate of the same high school and attended Southern Illinois Univeristy in Edwardsville for two years. The couple will reside in Georgia, where the groom is presently stationed at Fort Gordon. MRS. YOUNG officiated at the 7:30 p.m. ceremony. Nuptial music was provided by Raymond Alexander, soloist accompanied by Miss Ruth Walton, organist. The bride was attired In a Victorian flooMength gown of ivory bridal satin with ap- pliques of re-embroidered Alencon lace and seed pearls. She wore a floor-length Madonna veil of ivory illusion net and carried a bouquet of white roses. The matron of honor, Mrs. Ray Corlew, sister of the groom, wore a full length gown of ruby red velvet, trimmed in white lace, and carried a basket of white poinsettias. The groom's brother-in-law, Ray Corlew, served as best man. A reception was held in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church following the ceremony. The bride is a graduate of Belmont College and was listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. She is presently a first grade teacher in Medora. The groom is a graduate of Arkansas State University and a teacher in Medora. After a tour through the Southern states, the couple will reside in Jerseyville. Observe 60th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Cooksey will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 3 •with an open house in their home in Hettick from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Miss Anna Ethel Welch and Alvin Cooksey were married Jan. 4,1911 in Goodwell, Okla. at the home of the bride's parents. They moved to A 1 /• A "• "• parents. They royal least with an elegant setting Residin ^"i ^ Miss Pnm Illinois in 1921 and have resided in the Hettick vicinity since 1936. They have two sons: Harlan of Roodhouse and Leslie of Hettick, and one daughter: Margaret Arnett of Hettick. There are eight grandchildren and " nine great^ grandchildren. No invitations have been mailed for the open house. By JOAN O'SULLIVAN his reign, the sun of the the finest artisans and Francis First, used for King Francis 1st of France Renaissance in France shone craftsmen in the world to today's table setting was (1615-1547) loyed the ornate in its full glory. create elaborate works of art. directly inspired by some of and lavishly decorated. Under King Francis commissioned The richly detailed sterling, the magnificent silver pieces created for this patron king by Benvenuto Cellini, most famous of the silversmiths. And fit for a king, too, is the menu for this elegant buffet. The entree is ham, delectably glazed with maple- blended, syrup, spices and pineapple juice. The tangy taste of the pineapple is repeated in the accompanying pineapple-flavored rice. Frozen green beans with toasted almonds are a quick- t o - m a k e vegetable that complement the ham-rice main dish deliciously. For dessert, there is Regal Pot de Creme, an apple- flavored custard that's light, luscious and a truly grand finale. GLAZED BAKED HAM WITH PINPTPL^. FLAVORED BICE % fully cooked ham, , shank end (about 5 pounds) fy cup butter, melted 6 tabelspoons maple-, blended syrup % cup pineapple joice % cup choped onion or % cup sliced scallion I can (8% ounces) pineapple tidbits % teaspoon salt 14 teaspoon dry mustan} Dash of pepper Dash of ginger W6 cups packaged enriched pre-cooked rice Trim rind Horn ham and score fat. Piace ham, fat side i}p, on rack in shallow pan. Combine inittw, syrup and pineapple juice; set aside. Bake Ham at 325 degrees F. allowing 15 minutes per pound or to an internal temperature of 140 degrees F. Pour syrup mixture over ham after baking 1 hour; continue baking until done. Transfer ham to serving platter; keep >varm. Saute onion in 1 tablespoon ham drippings until golden brown. Drain pineapple, measuring syrup. Add water to syrup to make 1% cups. Add measured liquid, salt, mustard, pepper, ginger and pineapple to onion. Bring mixture to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Serve with ham. Makes 3 cups rice (4 servings). REGAL POT DE CREME 1 package (3 ounces) egg custard mix 1 cup thin apple slices »4 cup sugar . % teaspoon cinnamon y* teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 2 cups milk 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds r <r coconut Combine egg custard mix, apple slices, sugar, spices, lemofl rind .and milk; bring quickly to a boil, stirring constantly. (Mixture will be thin.) Cover with wax paper; cool for 30 minutes. Spoon into 5 or 6 custard cups. Chill until set — about 1 tour. Garnish with nuts. Miss Pam McClintock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion L. McClintock of 3427 Agnes became the bride of Bob G. Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Edwards of Merced, Calif., in a 4:30 p.m. ceremony Saturday in the Brown Street Baptist Church. The couple received friends in the church social rooms immediately following the wedding. The bride wore a floor- length velvet gown trimmed with Venetian lace and she carried a nosegay of 'lite carnations, stephanotis and holly. The matron of honor, Mrs. G. Richard Myers, wore an empire gown of cranberry velvet. Mrs. Gene Rexford Recently married Mr. and Mrs. Steven Wayne Platter 'a r e residing at 904 McKinley Blvd. following their Nov. 17 wedding in Paducah, Ky. The former Miss Sandra Jo Grenzebach is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer W. Grenzebach of 904 McKinley Blvd., Alton, and Mr. Platter is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Ray Platter of 14,32 Ladd St., Wood • River. Mrs. Platter was formerly employed by J. C. Penney, East Gate Plaza, and he is employed at the 3rd & Belle Restaurant in Alton. and Miss Regina Davis, acting as bridesmaids, were attired in dresses matching the matron of honor. William Taylor of Fresno, Calif, was best man and the groomsmen were Gene Rexford and Lee McClintock. The bride is a 1968 graduate of Alton High School and was employed by Alton Memorial Hospital. Mr. F.dwards will graduate in June from Fresno State College with a Bachelor of Science in microbiology. The couple will live in Fresno, Calif. M1JS. McCUNTQCK I

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