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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, JUNS 21,1980 The Women Social Events—Group Activities ^•^•••^•"•••B^BWIB^^^^^" »' ' '" Miss Waterhouse Sets Date; Parties Planned Plans are completed for the wedding of Miss Alice Water- hOTse and David Thomas Marvel Jr. for the evening of July 23. The couple will exchange vows In St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 8 O'clock, and a reception will follow In the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edson P. Waterhouse in Fairmount Addition. Miss Waterhouse has asked her sister, Mrs. William La- guests of Mrs. Eugene Kramer fayette Covington of Charlotts- Qulgg In Richmond, Ind. where ville, Va., to be her matron of honor. Bridesmaids will be the prospective bridegroom's sister, Miss Marjorie Marvel of Chicago; Mrs. Tom Williams Waterhouse of Stanford. Calif.; Mrs. Lawrence Scott Maguire, nee Barbara Nixon, of Nashville, Tenn.; Miss Charlotte Wallace of Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Ronald Schaberg, nee Francesca Fairbanks, of Columbia, Mo.; and Miss Nancy Gent. Thomas Watson of Godfrey will be best man. Groomsmen will be Sargent Hoopes of East Alton; Tom Williams Waterhouse; Chase Nixon; William Quigg Of Richmond, Ind.; Murray Mills of Indianapolis, Ind.; and Richard Stanley of Richmond, Ind. Miss Waterhouse will be feted at parties throughout the five weeks preceding her wedding. The first will be given this Friday evening by Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Bassett in their Fairmount home, and will be a cocktail supper. On the following afternoon, Miss Martha Drew will give a luncheon in her home in Webster Groves. Wfth his daughter, Miss Sarah Mantz as hostess, Dr. Harry Mantz will give a brunch on Sunday, June 26. Mrs. Marvin Swaim plans a luncheon in the Old Warson Country Club in St. Louis on Tuesday, June 28. On the weekend of July 1-4, the two families, including Mr. and Mrs. Waterhouse and their daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. Marvel and their son, will be several parties are being planned in honor of Miss Waterhouse. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Akin will give a cocktail supper at The Cibara on Thursday, July 7, and on the following evening, a party will be given by Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Henson at their home on McPherson boulevard. < On Saturday, July 9, Mr. and Mrs. William Fairbanks and their son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Schaberg, will give a dance at Lockhaven for the couple. Also to be honored are Mrs. Waterhouse's nephew, John Livingstone, and his fiancee, Miss Brenda Hundley. Mayor and Mrs. P. W. Day will give a brunch at their home, 621 E. 15th St., on Sunday, July 10, and Mrs. William Powers will be hostess at a luncheon and bridge the following Thursday. A cocktail supper will be given on Saturday, July 16 by Mr. and Mrs. John Clark in their home at 274 Oakley Rd., Rosewood Heights. On Wednesday, July 20, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Jacquin will be hosts to a cocktail supper in their Fairmount home. Mr. and Mrs. Marvel will host the rehearsal dinner at Lockhaven Country Club on the eve of the wedding, preceded by a brunch at noon at the Stratford given for the wedding party and out-of-town guests by Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Rousseau. Franichs Host Dinner for Soroptimists and Husbands Mr. and Mrs. Paul Franich were hosts to members of the Alton Soroptimist Club and their husbands Saturday eve. ning at a spaghetti supper at their home, 1200 Brown St. Forty persons attended. Forty persons were served at tables set up in the yard for dinner, and were entertained before and after the meal in the game room of the home. : Mrs. Franich announced ' names of her committee chair- ; men to serve for the coming term. Mrs. William Flippo will be program chairman; Mrs. Delmas Jouett, service objectives; Mrs. Glen Pruiett, ways and means; Miss Lovetta Beck, classification and membership; Mrs. Clement Halpin, constitution and by-laws; Dr. May- belle Williams, public affairs; Mrs. George Shanahan, extension and education; Mrs. Roy Adams, hospitality; Miss Mary Margaret Brady, public relations; Miss Frances HeUrung, attendance. Mrs. Howard Otstot will serve as chairman of international goodwill; Mrs. Donald Langer, music; Miss Hellrurig, budget; Miss Brady, bulletin; anu Miss Louise Anthony will be parliamentarian. Mrs. Franich presented each chairman with an Indian headdress depicting her committee. The roll of tom-tom drums preceded the announcement of names of chairmen. During the evening members of the Soroptimisters announced the annual barbecue will be held Aug. 21 this year. Donald Snyder, who was crowned Father of the Year by Alton Bethel, Order of Jobs Daughters, receives a cup of coffee from Diana Weber in the dining room of Piasa Masonic Temple Saturday night following a meeting honoring fathers. Donald Snyder Honored By Job's Daughters 9 Bethel Donald Snyder was voted Father of the Year at a meeting of Alton Bethel of Jobs Daughters Saturday night in Piiuu Masonic Temple. During the meeting fathers were honored by being escorted to the East as their daughters stood. William Koenig, acting fetter for the Honored Queen Tamara Hutte, was seated in the East as guest of honor during the meeting. Fathers received gilts of flashlight*. A reception for Mr. Snyder was held in the dining room foUowiog the meeting. Final arrangements for a bake «ale to be held June 21 to Young's Aasement were made at tbajbeettog. Plan* Birthday Party Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bechtold entertained 20 guests Saturday evening at their home at 22 Walter l^ane Godfrey, in honor of the second birthday of their daughter, Connie Marie. A barbecue dinner was served. were also completed for a potluck to be held at Holiday Beach June 26. Jobs Daughters of the St. Louis area will take a trip on the Admiral together July 16. The aexf meeting will be July 2. Auxiliary To Elect Officers Officers for the coming year will be elected at the annual luncheon meeting of the Women's Auxiliary to St. Joseph's Hospital, In the Sky Room of Hotel Stratford, Monday morn- Ing, June 27. The meeting will open at 11 o'clock, and will be followed by a luncheon at 1 o'clock. Final reports will be given on the bazaar held last weekend. Sister Rene, administrator of the hospital will present the two new nuns who recently came to the hospital. Committee reports will be given. Table decorations are in charge of Mrs. H. E. Roloff, Mrs. E. R. Quinn, Mrs. J. E. Mahoney and Mrs. Henry Hal- Jey. Menu is under direction of Mrs. Edward Powers, Mrs. E. J. Whitford, Mrs. R. E. Bury and Mrs. John T. Brown. Cards and talleys are being planned by Mrs. F. N. Orr. Mrs. Robert Muckerman, Miss Nell Howell and Mrs. J. E. McLaughlin. Reservations are being made for the luncheon with Mrs. Charles Erwih or Mrs. Harley Yolton. Dinner Set For Miss Baker And Fiance Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Womeldorff will come from Decatur to give a rehearsal dinner in Moonlight Restaurant Friday on the eve of the wedding of Miss Rebecca Ann Baker and their son, Porter J. Womeldorff. The wedding will take place Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Upper Alton Baptist Church, with a reception following in Peck Memorial Hall of the church. Miss Baker has been honored at several pre-nuptial parties recently, including a brunch given by Mrs. James B. Ackman, 6 Holly Hill Dr., for members of the faculty of Washington School. A bridal shower was given in Onized Club by Mrs. Richard Gentry, Mrs. Gary Longfellow and Mrs. Harry Johnessee. A wedding bell motif was used, and the sixteen guests presented the honoree with gifts of linen. Miss Baker was honored at a miscellaneous shower given by Mrs. Fred Paris in her home at 1618 Annex St. Saturday evening. The .refreshment table was decorated with a miniature paper wedding party in pink and white. Entertainment consisted of games. Phi Taus Return From Convention The Misses Diana Huskamp, Rosemary Finn, and Martha Evans, delegates from the local chapter of Phi Tau Omega, attended the annual national convention at Moline June 17, 18, and 19. Miss Huskamp is the Alton chapter president. About 150 young women attended the 30th convention which was held at the Hotel LeClaire. The Sigma Chi Chapter of Moline were hostesses. The theme of the convention was "Land of Make-Believe".National officers for the coming year were elected and the Antlers Hotel at Colorado Springs, Colo, was selected for the 31st convention. Luncheon Honors Judith Blake Miss Judith Blake was honored at a luncheon given Sunday afternoon by Mrs. Ronald Coffler, Mrs. Donald Bnrry and Miss Jean Morrissey in the home of Mrs. Coffler's mother, Mrs. Alton P. Hildebrand, 1417 Washington Ave. Tables for the 16 guests were arranged on the patio, and decorated with flowers from the Hildebrand garden. Miss Blake will be married Saturday to Roland Tutt. Rainbow, DeMolay To Attend Opera Members of Alton Chapter of DeMolay and Alton Assembly of Rainbow tor Girls will attend the presentation of "Kismet" at the St. Louis Municipal Opera tonight. The 36 young people will meet at Franklin Masonic Temple, and be transported by bus. In charge of tickets for the trip were Miss Judy Boyd and Bob Simpson. Harold Schoeffel, DeMolay entertainment advisor, handled arrangements. Church Note* Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will hold a business meeting Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock followed by choir pra tice at 8:45 o'clock. MISS JUDITH ANNA BEGLINGER Miss Beglinger Is Engaged To Thomas O. Traband Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert A. Beglinger, Appleton, Wis., gave a party recently to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Judith Anna, to Thomas O. Traband, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Traband of 304 Acton Ave., Wood River. The couple plans to be married in early September. They are both senior students in journalism at Northwestern University. Miss Beglinger's sorority is Alpha Omicron Pi. Her fiance, a graduate of East Alton-Wood River High School, is a member of Sigma Delta Chi, journalism honorary, and Phi Mu Alpha professional music fraternity. His social fraternity is Alpha Tau Omega. Personal Notes Dr. C. M. Postlewait has returned to his home in Decatur after spending the weekend here with the Misses Grace and Mary Postlewait of 1115 Washington Ave. Mrs. Duke Miller of 503 Leslie Ave., Wood River, accompanied by her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Suchy and daughter, Pamela, attended the golden wedding observance Saturday of Mrs. Miller's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Bost, near Highland. Mrs. Clara Hilton, former Alton resident, fell last week, suffering a fracture, and is a patient in Woodlawn Hospital, 6060 Drexel Ave., Chicago. Mrs. Hilton resides with her son, Randall Hilton, in Chicago. College Notes Robert A. Thompson, son of Mrs. Robert B. Thompson, 409 E. Ninth St., was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in Far Eastern history «t the University of Chicago recently. Miss Sheila Grandfield is returning to summer school at Illinois State Normal at Normal where she is majoring in chemistry and mathematics after a week's visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard L. GrandfieJd, 712 Short St., Bethalto. Miss Toni Gould, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Gould of 23 W. Marietta PI., returned home Sunday from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where she received the Outstanding Freshman of the Year Award for rervice to the university. She plans to work for the Alton Recreation Department as a playground director this summer. To Attend Golden Wedding Anniversary In Peoria Hotel Three Alton women, Mrs. G. R. Swain of 701 Main St., Mrs. Clare Pettengili of 2710 College Ave., and Miss Augusta Noble of 3122 LevereU Ave., all members of the wedding party 50 years ago of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Thomas, will be in the receiving line at their golden anniversary reception to be held at Pere Marquette Hotel, Peoria. Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Thomas is the former Miss Nellie E. Maltby of Upper Alton, and both she and Mr. Thomas attended Shurtleff College. At the wedding in Carmi on June 29, 1910, Mrs. Swain was maid of honor, Mrs. Pettengili played the wedding march, and Miss Noble was a guest. Tomorrow's Dinner Broiled steak, tresh corn and lima beans. French fried potatoes, split and toasted garlic rolls, radishes and scallions, fruit bowl—melon balls, sliced peaches, bananas, oranges, grapefruit, plus flavored flaked coconut, iced tea, cottee, milk- MISS MOVER Miss Moyer To Be Wed This Summer The engagement of Miss Janet Marie Moyer to Lyndal Colburn is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Moyer of 416 E. 7th St. Mr. Colburn is the son of Mr. • and Mrs. Howard W. Colburn of Strong avenue. The couple plans a late summer wedding. Miss Moyer was graduated in 1958 from Alton High School, and is employed by Vickers Electric Co., St. Louis. The prospective groom is a 1957 graduate of the same high school, is employed by Shell Oil Co., and is attending Missouri School of Mines at Rolla, Mo. Combs and Atnip Nuptials Read In CarrolltonChurch Miss Geraldine Atnip, daughter of Mrs. Mary Nichols of Carrollton, became the bride of Rollin Combs, son of Mrs. Mary Taylor of Carrollton, in a wedding ceremony performed by the Rev. Francis Varble Saturday at 3 o'clock in Faith Baptist Church, Carrollton. The bride wore a blue lace street length dress with white accessories, and a corsage of white carnations. Her attendant, Mrs. Harry Flowers wore a beige nylon dress with white accessories and also a corsage of white carnations. Harry Flowers was best man. Following the wedding the couple honeymooned in the Ozarks where they spent the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Combs are making their home in Carrollton Bonfoy street. The groom is an employe of Ray H. Roll & Co. Alton High 1944 Class Announces Reunion Theme "fii the Blue of Evening" will be the theme of the reunion of the June 1944 class of Alton High School, Saturday evening in Hotel Stratford. The theme is the same as that used by the class tor their senior prom. Plans to attend have been made by graduates from as far away as the West Indies, California. Arizona, Texas and other states also will be represented. Reservations will be accepted until Friday evening by Mrs. George Goeken and Richard Russell. o* ptaJ HO * Wl far t«3 Ca*t Broadway - 1935 Re-Unite At Stratford At separate dinner parties Saturday evening in the Sky RUUIII of Hotel Stratford, the January and June 1935 classes of Alton High School held 25- year minions. At 9:30 o'clock. a curtain was pulled, allowing the two groups to mingle for a combined dancing party. About 200 people were In at* tendance. Featured at the January party was « song feat led by Lester Cherry, and accompanied by Mrs. Dewaln Nevins, and a history of the class, traced by Mrs. Cherry, the former Miss Fern Edwards. Mrs. James Rinehart entertained with skits, and John Goolsby was toastmaster. Mrs. Marion Childers (Virgia Hinrichs) gave the invocation. The class advisers of the June class, Coach and Mrs. Ray Jackson were present for that reunion, as were class officers, Earl Mundell, president; and Ben Moore, treasurer. Sigmund Reid was master of ceremonies. Out of town guests for the reunions were Mrs. Gene Butler (Betty Windsor) from Douglas, Ariz.; Wilfred Kinzel from Memphis, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Seller from Tefre Haute, Ind.; Mrs. Maurice Brown (Dorothy Beck) from Waco, Tex.; Mrs. Albert Graves (Marian Breyfogle) from Denver, Colo.; and Mr. and Mrs. George Gandsey from Arlington Heights, HI. Mrs. Gandsey is the former Miss Sally Voorhees. Decorations were in blue and silver. Centerpieces and candles and other details carried out the silver anniversary motif. Walton,OES Marks llth Anniversary Over 100 members of Walton Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, and their friends, attended the meeting Monday evening in celebration of the llth anniversary of the chapter in Franklin Masonic Temple. Past matrons and past patrons served in the stations. Mrs. Fred Tickner served as worthy matron, and John Camp as worthy patron. Other past officers serving in stations were Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Shearburn, H. L. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Stupperich, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bayley, Mrs. George Lammers, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Nickell and Mrs. Lester Hack. All were introduced, saluted in song by Mrs. Charles Davidson, and presented with gifts from the chapter. Guest of honor for the evening was Mrs. Rowan Atterberry, who was escorted to the East, and presented a gift by Mrs. Edgar Lehen. Mrs. Atterberry is a past matron of Alton Chapter, past grand warder of 1946 and honorary member of the chapter. Walton Chapter was instituted June 18, 1949. Greetings were extended to the organization from Ed Martens, and Mrs. Eleanor Hodgson, worthy grand patron and matron of that year, and from Mrs. Ada Mae Buelow, a member of its board of examiners. Twenty- seven charter members of the chapter were escorted and welcomed. A committee was named to plan a guest night party for Sept. 19. Mrs. Richard Hus- sons will be chairman, .and Mrs. Kenneth Scoggins, cochairman. Th* dining room was decorated in a birthday theme with 12 tables to represent the months of the year. There will be no meeting of the chapter on July 4. The next stated meeting will be in the temple on the evening of July 18, at 7:45 o'clock. Miss Frances Stice Honored at Parties A miscellaneous shower for Miss Frances Stice, who will be married Saturday, was given by Mrs. William Doerr and Mrs. Opal Rexford at Mrs. Doerr's home on Bloomer drive, Godfrey, Monday evening. Garden flowers were used as decorations with a large bouquet beside the fireplace. A shower had been given earlier this month for Miss Stice by Mrs. Edward Bryant and Mrs. Warren Gansmann at the Westerner Cub grounds. Born tot Bar Milzvah Celebrated Mr. Mtf Mn. Kotort B. ftoniM, 248 Elm St., Roxww, a daughter, Therm* Kay, Wednesday, June IB, St. Joseph's Hospital. EMer children, Krista, ?, Pamela, 8. Mr. and Mn. Harold Barvey, 1065 Waterford Dr., Florissant, Mo., a son, Brian, third child, 7:30 a.m.. today, 8t. Mary's Hospital, St. Louis. Mr. Harvey is director of public relations at Alton Banking ft Trust Co. M.M4.C. Leroy A. Stiles sr., U. 8. Navy, and Mrs. Stiles, Bainbrtdge, Md., a son, John Timothy, second child. The baby is a grandson of Mrs. Albert D. Halbert, 809% E. Fifth St., and Freeman L. Tucker, Alton, and Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Stiles. Fieldon. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wlttman, Key West, Fla., a daughter, Deborah Ann, first child, 5 pounds, 11 ounces, Monday, U. S. Naval Hospital, Key West. Mrs-. Wittman is the former Miss Harriette Wslc- zak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Walczak, 3021 Edwirds St. Paternai grandparents of the baby are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wittman, 1922 Ervay St. Deborah Ann is the first grandchild of both maternal and paternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Kindig, 4006 Aberdeen Ave., a son, Mark William, 3 pounds, 15 ounces, 12:20 p.m., Monday. Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder child, Matthew, 1. Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan Bowling, 2005 Alby St., a son, 9 pounds, 1 ounce, 2:45 a.m. today, Alton Memorial Hospital. Two elder children. Mr. and Mrs. Runnel! Bushnell, 635 E. Fifth St., a son, Roger Allen, 5 pounds and 7 ounces, 7:40 p.m., Monday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder children, Ricky, 3, and Brenda, 2. Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Johnson, 305 Stephenson SI, South Roxana, a son, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, 8:11 p.m., Monday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Coleman Jr., 1933 Esther St., a daughter, 8 pounds, 4:10 p.m., Monday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Schelhing, 555 California Ave., East Alton, a daughter, Michaela Denise, 9 pounds and 15 ounces, June 15, St. Joseph's Hospital. Elder child, Tracy Lynn, 2V Z . Mrs. Scheihing and daughter returned home Monday from the hospital. Children's Theater Plans Drive For Netv Members Members of the board of Alton Children's Theater made plans for a membership drive to be held in the fall, at a meeting Monday morning in the home of Dr. and Mrs. Mather Pfeiffenberger Jr. on Frontenac place. Annual reports were heard, and new members of the board were introduced. Mrs. Audley Sullivan, director of the theater, reported on a recent convention of children's theaters which she attended. Mrs. George Chandler presided at the first meeting since her election as president. The next meeting of the board will be held in August. Area Rebekahs Attend Convention Mrs. Paul Cope, 3848 Western Ave., noble grand of Ruby Rebekah Lodge at Jerseyville; and Mrs. Alton Wheeler and Mrs. Bessie Gerson, Alton area members, attended the second state key meeting of Rebekahs Saturday evening in Centralia. A class of 23 candidates was initiated in ceremonies held in the Centralia High School gymnasium. Eleven lodges participated in the services, and the Ruby members served in the degree staff, portraying the women of the Bible. Wedding Planned ' In Roodhouse Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peters of Roodhouse, have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Dixie Kay, to Marlln Dawdy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gale Dawdy of White Hall. The wedding is being planned for Sunday. July 10. Miss Peters was graduated from Roodhouse Community High School, and is now employed in the offices of J. C. Capps and Sons, Jacksonville. The bridegroom - elect was graduated from White Hall High School with the class of 1959, and will enter his Sophomore year at Illinois College, Jacksonville, next September. ForJanMankattFMman Thf Bar Mitzvah ceremony was held at Temple Israel Saturday morning for Jan Marshall Friedman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Friedman of 2306 Edwards St. The ceremony, which marks the time when a boy In the Hebrew religion enters manhood, began at 10 o'clock. Luncheon for some 150 persons followed in Hotel Stratford. Receiving guests in the Sky Room for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Friedman and the honoree's grandparents, Jack Wiseman, and Mrs. Bessie Friedman. Tables were decorated in blue and white carnations and blue satin ribbons. Ronnie Klaus' Orchestra played for dancing during the afternoon. Later guests were served from a sweets and punch table. On Friday night Mr. Wiseman entertained at dinner for the family, and on Saturday evening dinner was served in his home in Fairmount Addi- tion for 00 relatives. Mr. and Mrs. PrledmiJiww* hosts to a family bnmeli wr» persons Sunday in tbelf nome. and Sunday night fiwnvw were entertained In We home of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Wiseman, uncle and aunt «*he celebrant, on Edwardt itffet. Ushers for the ceremony to the temple were Sidney Arst, Dr irvin H. Blumfield, Larry Trattler, and Robert Wittels Rabbi Robert Jacobs offlcl- ated. Coming from out-of-town for the celebration were Mrs. Herman Golub of Los Angeles; Mrs. Joe Shuman of Beverly Hills, Calif.; Mrs. John Maloney, Malmi Beach; Mrs. Jack Rudd, and daughter, of Sharon, Mass.: Mrs. Edward Schwartz of East Orange, N.J. Coming from Wichita, Kans., were Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Friedman and children; and from Dallas were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Barshop, the Misses Sandra and Rhonda Chertkov, and Milton Fagin. SEAMS TO ME Bv Patricia Scot I Bathrooms can be deadly dull and cold looking if they are not decorated with a little imagination. To give huge expanses of tile a look of warmth and color, you must depend on towels, shower curtain, floor mats and shelves with pretty bottles on them. If you have a small bathroom, this is sometimes difficult to do. Using towels with appliqued monograms is a terrific way to dress up the bathroom, but having towels appliqued professionally is quite costly. So if your budget can't quite afford it, then do it yourself. It isn't difficult and the luxurious effect it will give is certainly worth the effort. If you're not too good at sketching initials (flowers, if you prefer), you can buy pattern transfers of various motifs in any pattern department. Applique work can be done by hand, but it's much easier and will stand up better after many washings, if a zig-zag machine or zig-zag attachment is used. 1. Cut piece of fabric for design large enough (about 1" wider on all sides) for ease in applying. 2. Place fabric on towel, right side up; place tissue design over this; pin and baste to towel. 3. Straight stitch around design, using matching thread and short stitch. 4. Pull off tissue. 5. Set zig-zag machine or attachment for a narrow bight and short stitch. 6. Stitch over edge of design, covering straight stitching. 7. Trim away excess fabric, close to the stitching. Small embroidery or cuticle scissors are perfect for doing this. For a really elegant look, if you have a large bathroom, applique the same design, only larger, on a terry cloth shower curtain to match the towels. Buy enough terry cloth so that finished measurements are the same as standard shower curtain. Measure old curtain and then use as a pattern to cut terry cloth, allowing 1W for the top hem, 3y a " for bottom hem and W for side hems. After applique is on, to hem: turn edges (top, bottom and sides) under %". Then turn up hems 2" at top, 3" at bottom and 1" on sides. Add shower curtain rings and hooks. Miss Scott is happy to help SEAMS TO ME readers with sewing problems, and with questions on wardrobes and fashions. However, because so many are seeking her assistance, she asks readers to please limit their letters to one question. Send your question to Patricia Scott in care of this newspaper, enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope for reply. (© I960. Field Enterprises. lac.) Emily Andrews to Be Married in September MISS ANDREWS Lodg es Members of the Eagles' Auxiliary will meet Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock in the American Legion Home. Former Altonian Mrs. Elisabeth Andrews of St. Louis is announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Emily, to Richard H. Rickus, son of Melbourne L. Rickus and Mrs. Ruth H. Rickus, of South Bend, Ind. The wedding will take place on Sunday, Sept. 4 in Grace Chapel, St. Louis at 7 o'clock. The couple plans to live in Valparaiso, Ind. to complete their studies at the university. Miss Andrews was graduated from Roxana High School and will be a senior this fall at Valparaiso University where she is majoring in elementary education. Her fiance who is completing his course in mechanical engineering at the university WES president of his fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon, during the past school year. and Stwirtty be years II you team BEAUTY CULTURE • few months of study MtrucUoM hy FOUR STATE ACCREDITED TEACHERS Utenfaig Me> Part Ttoa CENTRAL ILLINOIS BEAUTY SCHOOL »eil fcaava «0J fiMry at _ UOtw* l«t U ye»rs> Ul - MMM HO*-HU BOXSTORAGE FOR WINTER WOOLENS Dial HO 5-M77 NOTHING TO PAY A TILL FALL OMEBA art HAMILTON WATCHES See Our Selection EDWARD OH JIWIUHI AuthorM Distributors Haiti

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