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PAGfi Tfif ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, JULY 15, I960 The Women Social Events — Group Activities Soroptimiste Further Plans For Barbecue Plans were made for the fourth annual Soroptimisters' barbecue, and new officers and chairmen assumed their duties during a luncheon meeting of Soroptimist members Thursday in Mineral Springs Hotel. The barbecue, a benefit affair, will be held on Sunday •afternoon, Aug. 21. at the Owls Club. Chairmen will be Mrs. A. Glenn Pruett and Ernest Campbell. Mrs. Shanahan reported on her attendance at the Sorop- timist federation meeting in Detroit this month. Mrs. H. Clark Foster of 727 E. Woodland Dr., Rosewood Heights, invited the group to have the Aug. 11 meeting in her home. Mrs. Foster, an honorary member, will prepare a luncheon for members, and proceeds will be given to the Soroptimist's selected charity. The next meeting of the group will be held in Mineral Springs Hotel on Thursday, July 28. Personal Notes Mrs. F. W. Sokolowski and son, David, of 2503 Donald St., left Thursday for Wheaton where they will be a guest of Mrs. Sokolowski's sister, Mrs. Harry Weber McCulloch. They will go on to Chicago to visit Dr. Daniel C. Sokolowski and other relatives. The Misses Constance Beaty, Carol Rundell, Rose Walters, and Catherine Wunderlich will leave by plane this evening for New York City, where they will spend four days before going on to West Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Mass., for a 10-day vacation. They will return by jet on Aug. 1. Mr. and Mrs. John Stone and four children left Tuesday for Anaheim, Calif., after a week's visit with Mrs. Stone's mother, Mrs. Everett Kessinger of 310 Dry St. Miss Nancy Dunbar of Kansas City, Mo., is visiting in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dunbar, 207 Ladd Ave. She will return to Kansas City Saturday evening, to resume her duties as a flight hostess. Filcoff and Alsobrook Rehearsal Dinner Last Night in Stratford Mr. and Mrs. George Filcoff Sr., of Granite City entertained at dinner Thursday evening in the Terrace Room of Hotel Stratford following rehearsal of the wedding of their son, George Filcoff Jr., and Miss Sandra Alsobrook. Tables were arranged in U- shape, and the head table was centered with white stock and pink roses. Thirty guests attended. The wedding of Miss Also-brook and Mr. Filcoff will take place tonight in College Avenue Presbyterian Church. Newlyiveds are Living in Pearl Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Cambron are residing in Pearl following their marritge Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock in East Alton Methodist Church. Mrs. Cambron is the former Mrs. Maxine Vaughn. Rev. Jack Travelstead, pastor, officiated at the ceremony, and the attendants were Mrs. Cambron's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Chestnut of East Alton. A dinner was served for the wedding party at Midtown Restaurant. Guests at the dinner included Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vaughn, Terry Vaughn and Miss Dixie Smith of Pearl. Mrs. Cambron, who formerly managed the Town Hall Theater in Hurdin, is engaged in farming. Mr. Cambron is employed by Super Service Transport Co., Si. Louis. MISS NANCY CARLSON Miss Carlson Fiancee Of Thomas H. Cahoon Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Carlson of 1525 W. Boubonnais St., .Kankakee, have announced the ;«ngagement of their daughter, Nancy Ann, to Thomas H. Cahoon, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Cahoon of 242 S. Ninth St.. Wood River. Miss Carlson is a graduate of the University of Illinois, and is presently employed as a secretary by the Simonize Co., Kankakee. Her sorority is Delta Delta Delta. Mr. Cahoon attended Northwestern University, and is a student at the University of Illinois where he will complete work for his degree in architectural engineering in January. He is a member of Scarab, professional fraternity in architecture. His social fraternity is Phi Kappa Sigma. The announcement of the engagement of Mr. Gaboon's brother, John R. Cahoon, to Miss Joy Wolff was announced yesterday. Mother's Helper fey Htimonn Cr Ptorto* THAT SPECIAL birthday cake MB be decorated vita b»rd eaady tod candy e*n«s U you don't w»vw it «ne» toe trimmings we ia pit**' Humidity Mder • ewer will mgfrf ifrf Mody Beit SBP Uw eoloni will run into the frost* Ini. vttb tnwl* iwsolte! Of «•*!!* ye» e*j> ie* liu caJie UM d*y before tod cover it. laftviof only Uit decor»tuuM (•!••! the I* minute. f Utt. JUt I MISS FANSLER Miss Pansier To Marry J. R. Harpole Mr. and Mrs. Ray P. Fansler of 3410 Oak Dr., are announcing the engagement of their eldest daughter, Sandra Kay, to John Robert Harpole, son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Harpoie of 3710 Berkeley Ave. Miss Fansler is a 1959 graduate of Alton High School, and is employed by Alton Box Board Co. in its cost accounting department. Her fiance is a 1957 graduate of the same school, and attended Blackburn College. He wil] enter St. Louis University School of Dentistry in September. Betrothal Told InCarlinville Mrs. Mary Wills of Cariin- ville has announced the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Mary, to George B. Morrison, son of Ernest Morrison of Hettick. The bride-elect is a graduate of Hettick High School and Olin Vocational School of Practical Nursing here. She is employed as a practical nurse at CarlinvilJe Area Hospital. Mr. Morrison is a graduate ol Greenfield High School and is. engaged in farming with his lather. An August wedding is planned. Church Notes The women of St. John Baptist Church will meet at the church Monday evening at 6 o'clock to make plans for the annual Woman's Day, Sunday, Sept. 25. Mm. Frank Thump- j»on is chautijan. MISS MILITELLO Fulpaud Militello Betrothal At a gathering of the two families this week the engagement of Miss Janice Marie Militello to O. Barney Fulp was announced in the Militello home, 459 Evans Ave., Wood River. Miss Militello is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Militello, and Mr. Fulp's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Karl Fulp of 431 N. Sixth St., Wood River. Miss Militello, a 1960 graduate of East Alton-Wood River Community High School, is an instructor of dance in her home. Mr. Fulp, employed by his father in Fulp's Drug Store in Wood River, is a student at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Local Federation Members Visit Camp for Crippled The Southern Region of the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs observed Federation Day on Wednesday, July 13, by visiting the Little Grassy I.ake Camp of the Southern Illinois Association for the Crippled, which is located at Southern Illinois University's Little Grassy Lake Campus. Representatives from the Alton area included Mrs. Eldon OIT, president of the 22nd district of the Illinois Federation; Mrs. Earl Anderson, president of Alton Woman's Council; Mrs. Frank Peterson, chairman of the youth program department for Alton Woman's Council; and Mrs. Marjorie B. Carter, past secretary for the Alton Branch of the Council for PJxceptional Children. The 65 who attended this meeting from southern Illinois were welcomed by Mr. Porter, public relations director. The women were then taken on a tour of the camp and the various phases of the program were explained. Miss Hazel Westhofj To tie Married Mrs. 1-flUise Westhoff of 208 Rohm St., Roxana. is announcing the approaching marriage of her daughter, Miss Hazel Westhoff to John Hubbard, 227 Tydeman Ave., Roxana. The wedding will take place July 2(i at 8 o'clock in First Presbyterian Church, Roxana. Both Miss Westhoff and her fiance are employed in the Godlrey office of Olin Mathie-, son Chemical Corp. T Date Book (Date Book Items must be submitted before Thursday noon.) SUNDAY, July 17 No meetings scheduled. MONDAY, July 18 OES, Walton Chapter, 7:45 p.m.. Franklin Masonic Temple. Beta Onmtna fJpallon, junior chapter, 7:30 p.m., Miss Georgia Stuart, 615 E. 12th St. Noonday Club, 12:30 covered dish luncheon, Mrs. John Ortleb, Humbert Heights Wood River Kottple* Klnh, 6:30 p.m. fish fry, Alton- Wood River Sportsmen's Club. TUESDAY. July 19 ttlMI'C, fi:?.0 p.m.. Sky Room of Hotel Stratford. Beta (iamma I psllon, junior chapter. 7:30 rush party, Miss Adele Barorca, 941 W. Delmar Ave. Zeta Beta !'«!, Phi chapter, 7 p.m., Miss Sue Sheldon, 1002 McKinlcy Blvd. Registration for YW-MotiHrello Program, 10 a v m. noon, and 1-3 p.m., Monticello College. Madison County Salon 53 of 8 and 40, 6:30 covered dish dinner, American Legion Home. WEDNESDAY, July 20 OE8, Alton Chapter. 6:30 picnic, Onized Clubgrounds. Lambda Chi Sub-debs, 7:30 p.m., Miss Mary Ann Hegeman, 737 Madison Ave., Wood River. THURSDAY. July 21 Alton Garden Club. 7:30 p.m., Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Grover, 1604 Washington Ave. FRIDAY, July 22 Beta (iamma t'psllon, senior chapter, 6 p.m. fish fry, Mrs. Delwyn Tanney, 2119 Pleasant St. Summer Festival, 4:30 p.m. to midnight, Franklin Masonic Temple; coronation of DeMolay Sweetheart. SATURDAY, July 23 No meetings scheduled. YouVe the Doctor By Joseph D. Wassersug, M. D. FOB A HEALTHY TAN , If you haven't yet started a program of safe sunbathing, you had better begin at once before it's too late. The best tans are acquired by gradual exposure to the sunshine in the late spring with increasing exposures as the days lengthen. With the summer already well upon us, there's no time to lose. For most persons, the best rule is: Start low, go slow. At midday, when the sun is high, the burning and ultraviolet rays of the sun strike the skin perpendicularly and penetrate to a deeper level. In the early morning or late afternoon, the sun's rays are more oblique and so they "ricochet" off the skin surface. Tanning by the slow ahd easy process avoids burns and the miserable blistering, itching, and peeling that follow. Color of Skin Color of the skin is important. Blue-eyed blonds may find that they burn more easily than they tan. For these persons, a suntan lotion is practically a necessity. Albinos can never tan and so they must avoid the sun's rays as far as possible. The dark-skinned person Is usually more resistant to the sun's rays but this resistance is not absolute—anyone, no matter how dark his complexion, may be sunburned. The Committee on Cosmetics of the American Medical Association endorses the slow-and-easy method. "No suntan preparation should be used in this method of tanning by gradual exposure," they advise. "As a general measure, the first period of exposure should be approximately 15 minutes around midday. This may be extended by a few minutes each day, An increment of 20 or 30 per cent of the exposure time the day before is safe if there is no sudden change in intensity of sunshine." Watch That Clock The clock is the only dependable guide to safe exposure. The color of the skin during sunbathing is not reliable because, except for severe burns, reddening does not occur for more than an hour after actual burning. Besides, you can't judge how fast you'll burn by the apparent brightness of the sun. The main advantage of suntan preparations is that they permit an individual to remain in the sun for a longer time wthout severe burnng than if the skin were unprotected. Suntan preparations contain chemicals called sunscreens which absorb the burning rays of the sun in varying degrees. There are many different chemicals which have this ability and so the types of sunscreens are wide and varied. It must be pointed out, too, that persons who are exposed to sunshine for long periods, such as farmers, sailors, or cowboys, may become more vulnerable to cancerous and precancerous skin conditions by the continuous bombardment of the sun's rays. Moderate exposures to sunshine are generally healthy; excessive exposures are dangerous. Tablets taken by mouth to promote darkening of the skin are rather an innovation and may still be considered unreliable. Various dyes that stain the skin a handsome brown and avoid the necessity of sunshine altogether are still under scrutiny by official agencies. These "tanning" products are simply cosmetics and do not really contribute to one's health. €> I960 N. Y. Herald Tribune, Inc. Glamour Gals of Yesteryear Are Just That—Despite TV By RUTH MIJXETT TV may be able to intimidate the American housewife with photographic trickery such as thick cake icings, the likes of which she is never able to duplicate in her own kitchen since she can't get by with "icing" her cake with shaving cream. But one thing, for sure, TV hasn't been able to do as yet is to take an aging glamour gal and make her look like anything but what she is. Whenever TV trots out one of these fortyish or fiftyish ex- glamour gals in a romantic lead, the cameras don't lie well enough to make her look like anything but what she is, a middle- aged woman who should have quit trying to be a glamour girl years ago. "I can remember when 1 thought she was really something," Pop says with a touch of sadness and disbelief as actors young enough to be her sons swarm around her. TV writers always seem to think they can make an ex-glamour girl seem like the real thing it they will surround her with young actors who are supposed to be smitten by her irresistible charms. But this trickery never rings true. So Pupa looks sad to see one of the idols of his youth looking every bit her age while trying desperately to look young. And then he glances over at Mama—and all of a sudden he realizes that the years haven't wreaked the havoc on her that they have on the one-time glamour, queen. Mama hasn't had to starve herself until she has a gaunt, hard look. Mama hasn't held on to the mannerisms of youth that look incongruous when practiced by a middle-aged woman. Mama's face has softened through the years spent in devotion to others. And when Papa «ays, as though thinking out loud, "She must be years older than you are," Mama smiles a smile of deep content. TV hasn't found any way to humiliate her by making ex-glamour queens look as though the years hadn't touched them. Thank goodness for that I (All rights reserved, Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) * Beware Barbecue Mitcues BOSTON, /P—A word of advice to all backyard barbecue cooks and chefs: "Don't barbecue yourself along with the steak." The words are those of Miles Woodworth, flammable liquids expert of the National Fire Protection Assn., who adds: "Play it safe. Never add any kind of flammable liquid fo* an already-burning fire." He says the worst backyard cooking accidents are likely to happen when someone freshens an already-started fire with kerosene, paint thtnners, alcohol or one of the liquids sold to get a fire going. "The moment one of these liquids hits a live coal," explains Woodworth, "there's a whoosh of flame which can envelop the arms and face of anyone nearby in a searing fire. "Any starting liquids you use before a fire is lighted, use sparingly—and never use gasoline. Keep any containers holding these liquids far removed from the fire. "Keep youngsters at a safe distance too." he advises, "especially little girls in party dresses." * Minimum-Care Suits are Not Always So M 'Lord's minimum-care or "wash-and-wear" suits may give milady a few headaches. According to Marjorie Sohn, University of Illinois extension clothing specialist, these garments may not save the homemaker's time. And they may not be so easy to care for as women would like. Miss Sohn reports that researchers at the University of Maryland found that it took 64 minutes to pretreat, wash and dry a man's suit. During much of this time, some attention was needed. To get the suit ready for wearing, it was necessary to touch it up with an iron. This took 18 minutes if the suit had been machine dried and 22 minutes if drip dried. Whether the man of the house is satisfied with the results of the care of his suit is another question. Miss Sohn suggests that this satisfaction will probably depend upon the use of the garments and the man's fastidiousness. To help get maximum satisfaction from the minimum-care suit, Miss Sohn suggests that shoppers consider the following before they buy: 1. The fabric must be well blended or finished. 2. All linings, interlinings and trimmings must also be made of minimum-care fabrics. 3. Seams must be free from puckers. , 4. Available laundry equipment will be a large factor in whether garments are "time- savers." 5. The person who does the laundry must have the patience and understanding to follow the instructions received on hang tags and labels. Time Yourself In the Sun to A void Dangerous Burn By ALICIA HAKT Despite the yearly warnings about the rays of the sun, thousands of American women fJock to the beaches to bake themselves a dandy lobster red. In doing this, they damage their skin temporarily and may damage it permanently. They can also toughen and thicken it by overexposure to the sun to say nothing of drying out skin that already may be overly dry. This hastens the aging process at lightning speed. So have a healthy respect for what the sun can do. In small doses, it's healthful. Provided th,at you time yourself, that you use a good protective sun cream and that you get out of the sun fast if it seems too intense, you should acquire a healthy, golden tan with no troubles. But don't try to turn mahogany and don't try to do all of your tanning within the space of just a few days. Take it easy; you'll get there just the same. Beauty -Tips To make your eyes look luminous and the whites of your eyeballs whiter, simply draw a thin brushline of white eye* shadow along the top of your other eyeliner. If you carry a summer handbag made of wooden beads, an occasional application of spray shellac will keep the colorful beads attractively glossy. Even mothen-to*be can wear sun dresses in the hot weather. There is a new contour bra that has an all-elastic back with expansion tucks and un- derwirlng (or security. Latex foam rubber lines the base of the band as a comfort feature. THETA RHO EPSILON members of the local chapter entertain rushees at the home of Miss Barbara Shackelford, 1705 State St., last night. Pictured in baby costumes depicting the theme of the evening are Miss Alpha Galliher, a rushee; Miss Shackelford; Miss Lorraine Schmuck, vice president of the chapter; and Miss Judy Hester, a rushee.—Staff Photo. Thetas Entertain Rushees "Babies" was the theme of the outdoor rush party held Thursday evening at the home of Miss Barbara Shackelford. 1705 State St., by members of Alpha Chapter of Theta Rho Epsilon. Some 75 young women attended, including two guests. Decorations featured large building blocks, stuffed animals in the yard, and cardboard animals in the trees. At the entrance to "Babyland." was a stork holding a doll in a cloth attached to its beak. In "Baby Heaven," where stars glittered in trees a contest for the best baby costume was won by Miss Rebecca Riney. A wishing well was made from a pond in the Shackelford yard, and balloons and animals were featured in the shrubbery. At a lollipop tree, members sang "On the Good Ship Lollipop," and multicolored lollipops were thrown out to guests by the president, Miss Sue Mindrup. Name tags were miniature diapers in blue for members, and in white for rushees. Food consisted of "Baby Yum- Yums." Graham crackers decorated with Icing in Theta colors of blue and white were served with milk and animal cookies. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. James Adams, Valencia, Venezuela, a daughter, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Tuesday, July 12. first child. Mrs. Adams is the former Miss Gail Sager, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sager, 427 Belleview Ave. Paternal grandmother is Mrs. Isabelle Adams of Wood River. Mr. Adams is employed by Owens-Illinois at its Valencia plant. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brewer, 204Vi W. Delmar Ave., Godfrey, a son, 9 pounds, 4 ounces, 12:48 a.m., Thursday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mr». Gene Ziegler, 205 S. Oak St., Cottage Hills, a son, 8 pounds, 7 ounces, 11:05 a.m., Thursday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mr*. Harold T. Hoetert, 720 Royal St., a daughter, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, 10 a.m., Thursday, St. Joseph's Hospital, fourth child and third daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Godwin, 2425 La Salle Dr., a son, 8 pounds, Thursday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and M«. William De- Slierlia, Grafton, a son, 5 pounds, 5 ounces, 9:16 p.m., Thursday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Duplicate Bridge Session Last Night Nine tables were filled for the duplicate bridge session Thursday evening in the Stratford Hotel. North-south winners were: first. Sidney Shapiro and Mrs. Pete Chiste; second, Mrs. James Oelrlch and Mrs. Florence Fanning; third, Mrs. Kenneth Kelly and Mrs. Kenneth Brunstein; fourth, Mr. and Mrs. Gaylon Whiteside. East-west winners were: first, Mrs. William Pybas and Mrs. Carol Brokaw; second, Miss Edith Day and Mrs. Fred Breidenstein; third, Thomas Conrad and Robert Mills; fourth, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hewitt. Ann Landers BOUV News of Marriage, Baby, Separate Announcements DEAR ANN: Floyd and I were secretly married during our senior year in high school I just found out I am pregnant. Floyd and I got both sets of parents together last night and told them the news. Floyd's mother and my father hud to be fanned back to consciousness. It was horrible. Today we got together again and everyone was feeling better. The ques- Ann Lnmlrra. tion we want you to help us answer is this: Would it be proper to have wedding announcements printed up for our friends and relatives and show a picture of a stork, to sort of hint! at the other news? Floyd and I think we ought to announce everything at once and get it over with. Our folks don't agree. What do you think? PATSY DEAR PATSY: I don't think so either. Have the wedding announced as soon as possible —and save the baby announcement as long as you possibly can. * * » • DEAR ANN: I am sick in body and in mind. I don't know where to turn. We are both nearing 60 and have been in love for three years. I'm self-supporting and manage to get by but there are few luxuries. When we met he was down on his luck. We found comfort, companionship and happiness together. We talked about a future. At Christmas time he met a cute little woman who is younger than I am. When he started to take her out it almost killed me. He even suggested we stop seeing each other for a while. Now he has cut me down to one visit a week. It used to be every night. No one paid any attention to this man before I started to see him. Now I'm sure it flatters his ego to have two women wanting him. Please, Ann, tell me what to do. I'm at the END OF THE LINE DEAR END OF THE LING: The sensible thing to do when you reach the end of the line is to get off. Nothing is so unattractive to a man as a discarded woman who gets on her knees and begs for a crumb of affection. This is the one sure way to extinguish any small spark that may be smoldering in the ashes. A couple "nearing 60" who found "comfort, companionship and happiness together" doesn't wait three years to marry—if the feeling is mutual. Stop seeing this man at once and make new friends. It's your only chance to salvage some self respect, and to make a new life. JULY ONLY DRY OLEANINQ SPECIAL 3LAKKETS FREE PICK-UP AHD DELIVERY DKAR ANN: I am a girl 18 who has been going out with a fellow who is 23. He keeps saying in a half-joking wav thai he's going to marry me when I am 20. I like this guy but I don't love him and furthermore I never will. Jn fact, I'm un- comlortable with him because he is more worldly than most of the fellows I'm used to. I don't care for cigarettes but I smoke when I'm with him because I think he wants me to. I also have a cocktail or two with him even though it makes me dizzy and silly. The trouble is, my dad works for this fellow and I don't want anything to happen to my dad's job. What shall I do? EVE DKAR EVE: Your dad was not hired because you agreed to date this fellow, was he? Well, he won't be fired when you drop him. He's too old for you. Let him down gently but firmly and go out with fellows with whom you're com- lortable. • « • « Are your parents too strict? You can benefit from the experiences of thousands of teenagers if you write for Ann Landers' booklet, "How to Live With' Your Parents," enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin and a large, self-addressed, stamped envelope. (Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of the Alton Telegraph enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope.) (c) Field Enterprises, Inc. Homemaking Hints Don't be afraid to bleach lace-trimmed pillow slips, dresser scarves or doilies. A new chlorine bleach in dry- bead form can be used to keep them white and bright. The bleach beads are safe for the finest threads. I. Mwy> HO 1*1177 Sufl-Oneii? Give your skin every time you wash wltkSayman Does your skin dry out, age tighten in hot, sunny, wiy, weather? . . , It's easy to prevent Give your face, hands, neck . . . your skin til over ... a Lanolin treatment, with Ssymia Lsaoltud Spip. every time you cleanse. Nothing else softens, sooth*/, re> stores good skin health like i*n. can. Use Special Puroow Eip. in IjStT . Ssvoua Efcchen ind bath. Reach for the Ssyiosn Soap in the pink wrapper oeyt time you s&oa.