Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 14, 1960 · Page 17
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
July 14, 1960

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 17

Publication:
Location:
Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Thursday, July 14, 1960
Page:
Page 17
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 17 article text (OCR)

PAGE EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JULY 14, I960 The Women Sttcinl Events — Group Activities YW-Monticello Summer Activities MISS JOY WOLFF Joy Wolff Is Engaged To John R. Cahoon The Rev. and Mrs. N. L. Wolff of East Moline, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Joy, to John R. Cahoon, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Cahoon of 242 S. Ninth St.. Wood kiver. Miss Wolff, whose father was pastor of 9i. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wood River for many years, attended Valparaiso University where her social sorority was Kappa Tau Zeta. Employed as a secretary by Standard Oil Refinery, Miss Wolff is a member of Lambda Xi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Mr. Cahoon attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and will be a student at Alton Residence Center in the fall. He is a member of Alpha Phi Omega. Employed by Sears Roebuck and Co., the prospective bridegroom is a veteran of two years in the Army. MISS BOURLAND Miss B our land, Glynn Sowell Plan Wedding Announcement is being made of the engagement of Miss Nancy Bourland of East Alton, and Glynn Sowell of Wood River. The bride-elect is the daug'i- ter of Mrs. Arny Bourland, 418 Cobb St., East Alton, and George Bourland of Park avenue, Godfrey. Mr. Sowell is the son of Mrs. Thomas Harwell, 875 Haller Ave., Wood River. The couple plans a late summer wedding. Miss Bourland is a graduate of the East Alton-Wood River Community High School, and is employed by Owens-Illinois. Mr. Sowell attended the same high school, and is in basic training with the Army at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Mother's Helper HMiHABLC powder pufd of tile inMpea*iv« cotton velour ?M-l*tjr we food eriHri for mr cbUd'f *iate or blackboard. Tbw're eacr to tun- die. do » food Job of «l*»a- Utf Uu turfftM, tad don b« tewed In tb* vaabmr MM i«f» rn»uM u*. Bank Employes Entertained AtLockhaven The annual summer party for employes, directors and retired personnel of First National Bank and Trust Co., was held last night 'at Lockhaven Country Club. There was dinner and dancing, and guests were entertained by bank employes who performed. A costumed quartet was comprised of Mrs. Mildred Jones, Mrs. Eileen Tim- mermeier, Mrs. Judith Stice, and Miss Barbara Dona. Edward J. Clark did a pantomime skit in imitation of Kate Smith, and David Haggard sang, accompanied by Miss Marie Clark. Guestsr were welcomed by M. Ryrie Milnor, bank president, and J. A. Ryrie, chairman of the board, gave the invocation. Earl E. Mueller was chairman of the planning committee. He was assisted by Mrs. Mary Biondolino, Miss Margaret Stice, Miss Dona, Mr. Clark, and M. W. Youngberg. Local Hairdressers To Attend National Convention inChicago Mrs. Everett Faires, 3108 Brown St., left last evening for Chicago, where as a 'member of the Official Hair Fashion Committee, she will assist with preparations for the national convention of hairdressers and cosmetologists. The hair fashion trend for fall and winter will be revealed during the meeting in the Palmer House. Mr. Faires will join his wife in Chicago on Sunday when the convention officially begins. Mrs. Ebert Becker will depart Friday night. She also will assist with arrangements. Others from Alton who will attend are Mrs. A. R. Frank, Mrs. Dean Cochran, Mrs. Carl Davis, and Mrs. Joseph Butkovich. Lutz Famliy Leaving Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Lutz of 2002 Logan St., will leave Friday for Beloit, Wis., where they will make their home. Mr. Lutz, formerly employed by International Shoe Co. of St. Louis as a leather buyer, has accepted a position as purchasing director of Freeman Shoe Co. in Beloit, and assumed his duties there on July 1. Mr. and Mrs. Lutz and their son, Timothy, will live at 807 Moore St. Miss Soper Honored At liridal Shoner The Misses Constance Beaty and Catherine Wunderlich entertained Tuesday evening with a personal shower in honor of Miss Marilyn Soper, bride- elect of Donald Joehl. The party was held in the Westerner Club where games were played. Miss Soper and Mr, Joehl will be married July 30. Mrs. Cansidy Feted Mrs. Vincent Cassidy was honored at a shower Tuesday night in the Onized Club given by Mrs. Ebert Becker and Mrs. Alden Cos ton. A stork centered the table where gilts were arranged from the 25 guest* in attendance. Walmsley* Aimworth Marriage Gilbert Viton Walmslcy and his bride, the former Miss Linda Lee Ainsworth, are mak- W their home at 2614 Edwards St. following their marriage Saturday in First Methodist Chapel in Rantoul. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ainsworth of Rantoul, and her husband's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Granville Walmsley of 192 Colliding Ave., East Alton. The Rev. Prentice Douglas read the ceremony before a small gathering of friends and relatives, and dinner was served afterward in Wings Restaurant in Rantoul. Mrs. Marlys Zonder served as attendant to the bride, and best man was William Stone of Champaign, uncle of the bridegroom. The chapel was decorated with pink carnations and lighted pink tapers on the altar. The bride wore a dress of beige silk organEa and lace with matching accessories. A veil overhung her velvet crown, and she carried a colonial bouquet of white rosebuds and carnations. Mrs. Zonder's dress was teal blue chiffon. She wore a matching hat and carried a colonial arrangement of white carnations. Attending the wedding from this area, in addition to the bridegroom's parents, were Mrs. Richard Kamp of East Alton, the groom's cousin; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Turnbaugh and family; and Mr. and Mrs. Hayden Walmsley, all of East Alton. Mr. Turnbaugh and Mr. Walmsley are uncles of the groom. Also in attendance was the groom's sister, Mrs. Harold Klee of Sunrise Beach, Mo. Jane Noble To Marry Mr. Milford Mr. and Mrs. William G. Noble of 446 Whitelaw Ave., Wood River, are announcing the engagement of their eldest daughter, Jane Anne, to Gordon Allen Milford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester G. Milford, 823 Franklin St. Miss Noble is a 1958 graduate of Jersey Community High School, and is employed by Alton Telegraph Printing Co., in the display advertising department. Mr. Milford is a 1957 graduate of Alton High School, and is employed by Gould Music Co. Making handicraft projects at the day camp on the campus of Monticello College are Jean Wickenhauser, Patricia Wuellner, Linda Hodge and Mark Rotsch. Registration for the new session of the YWCA • Monticello program is scheduled for Tuesday. Learning to salute with the baton are Barbara Searls and Bridgett Walters. Their instructor is Miss Nancie Doerr. Baton twirling is one of the several fields of instruction offered to those attending the day camp at Monticello. — Staff Photos. Ann Landers List Chairmen Columnist AcCUSed of Advocating Divorce For Marquette Class Reunion Plans were made and chairmen appointed for a reunion of the 1935 class of Marquette High School during a recent meeting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald St. Peters, 2500 State St. A dinner and dance will be held on Aug. 6 in Knights of Columbus Hall, Wood River. Chairmen will be Mrs. Clarence Kulp (Martha Ryan), favors: Mrs . Harold Roberts (Jane Roloff), registration; Paul Van Buren, entertainment; and Mrs. St. Peters (Dorothy Collins», with whom registrations may be made until July 25. Contacts have been made with class members from eight states and Germany, and only three remain to be heard from. They are Miss Edith McDow, Miss Marie Cruzat, and Norbert Schleeper. Floyds Entertain For Miss Miller Mr. and Mrs. Don I. Floyd were hosts to a barbecue last night at their home, 200 Wood River Ave., East Alton, honoring Miss Lou Nell Miller. Miss Miller has just returned to this country from Gaute- mula where she has been leaching school. She is staying at the Wood River home of her mother, Mrs. Charles W. Miller, who was a guest at the party. Mrs. Joan Abernathy of Sarusota, Fla., also was a guest. Following dinner other guests arrived and Miss Miller showed colored slides of her travels. ^re-Entrance Test At Memorial Hospital Set for July 27 Pre-entrance testing for entrance to Alton Memorial Hospital School of Nursing has bet-n announced lor Wednesday, July 27, in Mary Hall at the hospital. High school graduates, male or female, will be eligible to take the tests. DEAR ANN: You frequently say in your column that a married woman need not put up with a man she no longer cares for. You phrase it this way: "Your husband has to support his children or go to jail." By such advice you give the impression that when a wife gets bored, she can throw her husband out and collect support Ann Landera. money. In other words, you encourage divorce as "the easy out." In case you don't know it, Ann Landers, there are already too many man-hung divorcees on the loose. You don't help the situation by painting glowing pictures of the split home. You do more harm than good and I wish you'd button your lip on this subject. A 4-YEAR OBSERVER DEAR OBSERVER: Anyone who has read this column for four years should know where I stand on divorce. If you can show me a single column that I wrote which advocates divorce I will buy you a new car. (Your choice.) It is the law that a man must support his children. Most states have closed a favorite loophole for irresponsible husbands who simply left the state to avoid paying support. I do not believe that a woman should live with a man who abuses her and the children or beats her regularly, like a gong. In such cases, I recommend separate roofs and child support. This is not the the same as divorce. In my book, marriage is forever. * W lii I * DEAft ANN: 1 grew up with a girl I will call Wendy. To this day we are the dearest of friends. Our mothers were very close for many years. Recently Wendy's mother said to me, "1 never see your mother any more. I call on her but she doesn't call on me. I feel bad about losing her friendship and I wish you'd tell her." I phoned Mom that night and told her what Wendy's mother said. This was her reply: "I can't tolerate that woman since she has become a grandmother. She talks of nothing but her grandchildren. "She doesn't give a person a chance to sit down before she hauls out dozens of pictures. Then she starts with the anecdotes. I can't stand it." Shall I tell Wendy to pass along the word? CHARLOTTE DEAR CHARLOTTE: Stay out of it. Let your mother pick her own friends. Your information would not be well received by either Wendy or her mother. * * * * DEAR ANN: I'm a girl who just turned 13. A few months ago I was in seventh heaven and now I am in heartbreak hotel. I'm crazy about a boy who used to like me. I know it's my fault that he doesn't care for me anymore. Several months back he threw snow on me after a big dance. I slapped him across the face in front of a lot of kids. I know it was the wrong thing to do because he was just being playful. I have tried to apologize but he still won't be friendly. I've tried everything I know of to get him back but nothing works. Please help me, Ann. BLUE LADY DEAR LADY) Age 13 and already a permanent resident of "Heartbreak Hotel?" Well! Kids of 12 should be throwing snowballs at each other and not going to dances. You behaved childishly because this it the way children behave. Slow down. (P.S. Where's your mother, anyway?) Inc.) Church Notes The senior choir of the Godfrey Community Congregational Church will hold a car wash and bake sale Saturday, from 9 o'clock in the morning until 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The car wash will be held at Ken Friedline's Shell station on Godfrey road, and the bake sale at the Godfrey Food Shop. Proceeds from the projects will be used • to purchase choir robes. Birthday Party Jimmy Pluth, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pluth, 449 Belleview Ave., was honored at a birthday party Wednesday afternoon given by his mother in their home. Guests had refreshments under colored streamers and balloons hung from the ceiling to give a circus effect. Each guest was presented with a party hat and other favors. Mrs. Pluth was assisted in entertaining by Miss Diane Springman. Return from Virginia Miss Elizabeth Ann Doran of 414 Prairie St., and Miss Margaret Ann Huber of 3537 Western Ave., returned Wednesday from Virginia Beach, Va., where they visited Ensign and Mrs. John W. Gibbons, former Altonians. Ens. Gibbons is stationed at Oceana Naval Air Base there. Goulds in Tennessee Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Gould of 23 W. Marietta PL, left today to attend the funeral of Mrs. Gould's mother, Mrs. H. B. Hey wood Sr., in Chattanooga, Tenn. They plan to return Sunday after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Heywood Jr., at Baylor School, Chattanooga. , Lodges Members of Ullmaee Council, Degree of Pocahontas were present at the installation of officers and buffet cupper Thursday evening at Shining Star Council in Staunton. Those attending were Mrs. Frank McElrath, Mrs. Fred Schreiber, Mrs. Sam Leigh, Mrs. Freeman Carpunky, Mrs. Everett Hickey and Mrs. Alvin Kassing. According to Survey Teen-Agers Have Changed Their Minds About the Man to Beat By EtJORNK GILBERT President of the Gilbert Yonth Reneafch O>. A large portion of America's politically conscious young people have changed their minds since the first of the year and decided that Senator Kennedy is the man most likely to be next President. This is our interpretation of replies from 953 teeners. In the earlier survey, the vote of a somewhat similar group was first for Vice President Nixon, second for Gov. Rockefeller and third for Kennedy. One factor In the change, of course, was that we made the recent inquiries after Rockefeller had seemed to rule himself out of the race and before he had said he could be drafted. Another significant point In the current survey is that teenagers from Democratic families outnumbered those from Republican families 3 to 1. (The proportion in the first poll was 2 to 1.) Yet only 43 per cent opined that Kennedy would be chosen President, against 23 per cent for Nixon, 3 per cent for Adlal Stevenson and 2 per cent for Senator Symington. Others didn't know or mentioned dark horses. Attacking the problem from one more angle, we asked the youngsters for whom they would vote personally If they could, assuming that Nixon and Kennedy were nominated. Fifty-four per cent said they would vote for Kennedy, 37 per cent for Nixon and 9 per cent undecided. time for Chancre? Mahy who chose Kennedy did so because they felt it was time for a change. "I have had enough of Republicans," said Terry Harton, 17, of Flushing, N. Y. "Kennedy has some fresh Ideas." Others said they were attracted by his capabilities, personality and youth. Among the teen-agers for Kennedy, some like the young millionaire from Massachusetts as a personality. "Kennedy is a young man with a lot of new ideas," says 16-year-old Cherle Woods of Missoula, Mont. "He is intelligent and capable of dealing with situations." Some are staunch Democrats. "Our family has been Democratic for many, many years," says Alice Gaioonik, 17. of St. Paul, Minn. "I think that Senator Kennedy Is forceful, brilliant, competent. He has the interest of the people at heart." Some are attracted by his youth. "Because Kennedy Is younger," says Raymond demons, 17, of Detroit, "he is able to understand the problems of youth." And some are simply against Nixon. "Nixon is a staunch reactionary with Nixon's best interests at heart," says 18- year-old Carole Weber of Berkeley, Calif. And 17-year- old Rick Schlifelbein of Grand Haven, Mich., says, "I do not believe Nixon could lead our nation ably in, these trying times." Religion A Factor • Among the teen-agers for Nixon, experience is the most often-repeated argument. "1 think that Nixon is better prepared to take on the responsibilities of president," gays Nancy C. Carter, 17, of Knoxville, Tenn. "He has more expert*nce than any other candidate," says Tom Hopkins, 18, Of Waverly, Pa. He also has party supporters. Mellnda Cross, 16, of Knoxvllle, Tenn., favors the vice president "because my family always votes Republican." And Kennedy's religion Is an important factor with many Nixon supporters. "Nixon has had a lot of experience in foreign relations as vice president," says Diane Meali, 16, of St. Louis, Mo., "and Kennedy is a Catholic and Is under the rule of the Pope In Rome." In explaining why they think Kennedy will be elected, his supporters point to his recent primary election successes. Among those who choose Nixon, the religious question ser-ms to be the dominating reason. "Many people, even Democrats, will vote for Nixon because Kennedy Is Catholic," says Judith Hehl, 18, of South Bend, Ind. "Nixon is the most well known, and has done a remarkable job HS vice president," says Kathleen Daniels, 18. of St. Paul, "and I believe that religious prejudice will prevent Kennedy from becoming president." "People are afraid that religion will mix with politics if Kennedy gets it," says Yvonne Schlogel, 17, of St. Paul. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Floyd, 913 Hampton St., a son, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, 7:13 p.m., Wednesday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Ruch, Ann Arbor, Mich., a son, Stuart William, first child, Wednesday. Mrs. Ruch is the former Miss Carol Combs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. S. Combs, 800 Franklin St. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gilworth, 304 State St., Jerseyville, a daughter, Jill Ellen, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, 5:24 p.m., Tuesday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Barro, Greenwood lane, Godfrey, a son, Michael John, 7 pounds, 13 ounces, 11:04 a.m., Wednesday, Alton Memorial Hospital. One elder child, a son. Pinochle Club Meets Mrs. Clarence Jackson Jr., of Godfrey-Fosterburg road entertained members of the SPC pinochle club Wednesday evening in her home. The club will meet again on Aug. 10 with Mrs. Harold Beets of 2417 Main St. Miss Scribner's Engagement Told Mr. and Mrs. Forrler C. Scribner of Oakwood road are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Sandra Kay, to John Wilson Crotty son of Mrs. Isabelle Lenington of 3518 Gillham Ave., and John William Crotty of East St. Louis. The couple plans a late fall wedding. Miss Scribner is a student at Alton High School. Mr. Crotty is employed by Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp. Fashion Facts Net and chiffon hoods have- become favorite summer head coverings to protect coiffures at the beach, on boats or in open cars. They have replaced the print scarves which were worn peasant-fashion. If you want your swim suits to last out the summer, give them loving care. Whether you swim in pool, lake or sea, your swim suits need a thorough sudsing at the end of the day. Roll them in a terry towel and dry them on hangers. Cotton chiffon separates are perennial summer favorites. Cool and dressy enough to wear from luncheon into early evening, they're useful in almost any wardrobe. SEAMS TO ME Bv Patricia Scott Little decorative details, such as arrowhead tacks are not only pretty, but wonderful as reinforcement on pockets and pleats. They are well worth learning how to make. Q. Please show me how to make arrows that are used at top of pleats and corners of pockets.—Mrs. H.C.M. A. The arrows- you refer to are called arrowhead tacks. Following the illustration, (ai mark shape of tack; brin« your needle out at the lefthand corner ajid take a small stitch at upper corner from right to left; (b) then, put your needle in at the lower right corner and bring it out at the left corner just inside the first stitch; (c) continue this way, placing stitches close to each other until you have filled in the entire triangle. Illustration (d) is your completed arrowhead. Q. I have a suit jacket that fits beautifully except at the back of the neck. It has a crosswise wrinkle below the collar and looks as though the neckline is too high. How can I alter this?—Mrs. D.B.F. A. To lower a too-high back neck line, take off the collar across the back. Now lift the back up on the neck so that it is smooth. Pin the under- collar on so it sets well. Then mark the new neck line formed by the undercollar. If the neckline seems too wide across the back now, ease it in with a few gathers. Be sure to shrink out this fullness before replacing the collar. I would also suggest making a basting line to mark the center back of the jacket. This helps in making both sides of the neck exactly alike. » » * * Q. I am new at sewing. At present I am making a dress with gathered neck and drawstring. The pattern mentions the casing when it describes the neck. What is meant? Is this some sort of thing you put a tie through?—Miss K.D. A. Yes, this is what you put your tie through. A casing is a hem, or facing with an opening, through which elastic or a drawstring can be run. * * * • Q. Several times I have noticed in magazines the term pattern transfer for embroidery or applique designs. As a matter of fact, you used it in a recent article, What is it and where can I buy it?—Mrs. C.J.B. A. This is a design imprinted on a paper with wax which can be transferred to fabrics with heat and pressure of an iron. Designs of this type may be purchased at pattern counters. JULY ONLY DRY OLEANIN8 SPECIAL BLANKETS 99' FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY Ml I. Mwy, HO 14177 SEMIANNUAL CLEARANCE RHYTHM STEP Valvoito SAIO $1110 SU.95 9 ro || FAMOUS MAKES DtlmoMttt.RhyHim Stop f 11 M $ | A10 Valuti to SH.tt II to IZ CASUALS Valiwi to Slt.fS FLATS Vain* to Sf.fl Cowtry ioio •7" All This Stiion'i Neweit Stylei ind Colon—No Odd$ tnd Ends Third «ri tad* Stf. HO I-7II!

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page