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PAGE TEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1963 Secretaries to See Style Show at Workshop "Watrh Your Lines" will be the themr for the sixth anrmnl workshop for .corrctnrics hoinsj planned for Sept. 2S In members of Alton Chapter of National Secretaries' Association. Members of the chapter will model fashions as a feature of the luncheon to be served during the day - long event in Hotel Stratford. Mannequins for the fashion showing will be Mrs. Guy Berth- let). Mrs. George Goforth, Mrs. John Clark, Mrs. Wayne Harper, Mrs. Fred Tucker. Mrs. Donald Met/ger. Mrs. Herold Fritz, Mrs. Edwin Wood. Mrs. L. Allen Klope, Mrs. Thomas Wilson and Mrs. Arnold Sanders. Ketna Spaulding will present the fashion show, assisted by Ann Wipger. Dr. Gordon Duncan Wimpress, president of Montieello College, will open the speaking program with a talk on "Watching Your Interpersonal Communications." Joseph Holland of the St. Louis Post Dispatch will speak on "Watch Your Human Relations." He attended Washington University Law School, and is a lecturer on hospital and press relations In hospital administration at the university's school of medicine. He is a former assistant attorney general of Missouri and Ann Landers DR. WIMPRESS City Counselor of St. Louis. Mrs. William L. (Wanda) Flippo, graduate professional model and free lance lecturer, will speak on "Watchwords for Poise." Mrs. Flippo has served as assistant director of the Patricia Stevens Finishing Scliool in Dallas, Tex.; and has taught with the John Robert Powers organization. The speaker will begin teaching charm classes this week at Alton Memorial Hospital School MR. HOLLAND of Nursing. She has conducted classes at the YWCA, Monticello College ;md St. Joseph's Hospital's nursing school. Helen Adsil will speak on "Color in Your Life," a topic she has discussed for the past 20 years before church, club and social groups. She majored in costume design and interior decorations, and is at Scruggs - Vandervoort- Barney in St. Louis, where she hires selling personnel for the downtown store. If They Make You Miserable Get Away From Them DEAR ANN: The letter signed "Unsolved Mystery" could have been written by me many years ago. My husband and I both came from cruel and punishing families. Like "Unsolved" we, too, .f \vere unable to un- ;derstand why rela- ;tives would want • to dominate the j lives of those !. around them. Both y husband and were on the I brink of cracking | up. A doctor told _ us the only solu- Ann Landers, tion was to move as far from our relatives as possible. So we did. \Ve bought a big, old house and I got a license for foster child care. W 7 e asked for the difficult and challenging children—the rejected ones who needed our love most. It was the ideal solution. Now there is no time to concern ourselves with what his crazy family—or mine—will do next. All our discussions are about the children. Our lives are free of anxiety and nightmarish family fights. You gave the right answer to "Unsolved," Ann, but I'd like to make it even stronger. Don't allow yourself to be pulled into someone else's hell. And don't try to educate a nut, because all you have when you are through is an educated nut. If people make you miserable, get away from them and fill your life with useful, constructive things.—UNCHAINED AT LAST DEAR AT LAST: Amen. * * » * DEAR AMV: Can you tell me, please, why mothers allow their pregnant young daughters to announce their engagement, and then permit friends to fete them at showers and parties? I am a woman who gave a shower for a pregnant bride—not knowing it, of course. When the baby was born six months after the wedding I felt like a great big fool. I am furious with this girl's mother. Surely she must ha%'e known. Have moral standards sunk to such a level that this is now considered acceptable? Please publish my letter and help mothers to start thinking in the right direction. If something is wrong with my thinking, I'd like to know it.—MITCHELL, S. D. DEAR MITCHELL: Mothers of Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Segrest, 2916 Edgewood Ave., a son, 6 pounds and 13 ounces, 12:28 p.m. Monday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Larry B. Evans, 3552 Fuller-ton Ave., a son, 7 pounds and 13 ounces, 7:14 p.m. Monday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. George Morgan, 609 Sheppard St., a son, 10:53 p.m. Monday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Billy C. Foreee, David Acres, Brighton, a daughter, Galye Louise, Friday, St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis. Elder child, Ann Carol, 13-months-old. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Edelen, 641 Quincy Court, a daughter, Saralee, 9 pounds and 9 ounces, 7:14 a.m. Monday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder children, Donna, 9, Shelia, 7, and Jane, 5. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Freeman, 322 George St., East Alton, a son, Brian Keith, 8 pounds and 9 ounces, 10:33, a.m. Monday, Alton Memorial Hospital, Elder child, Gary Dale, 4. Mr. and Mrs. Barrel Proctor, 260 E. Acton Ave., Wood River, a son, Tony Michele, 6 pounds and 9 ounces, 6:13 p.m. Monday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder children, Monica Lynn, 3, and Pamela Eugenia, 2. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lee Sapp, 71 N. Lincoln St., Cottage Hills, a son, Scott Lee, 8 pounds and 13 ounces. 11:37 a.m. Monday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder children, Gregory, 7, Brett, 5^, and Victoria, 17-months-o).d. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Duncan, Waco, Tex., a daughter, Monday. Elder child, Christopher Clark, 18-months-old. The baby is the granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. A. W. Duncan, Brighton. pregnant brides, I assure you, are less than elated at the prospect of a "too early" arrival. But they do their best to hold up their heads, hoping against hope that the stork will break a leg and show up late. A girl who is visibly pregnant should not have a large church wedding. And to inspire parties for a pregnant bride-to-be is in the worst possible taste. » * * * DEAR ANN: I'd like to say a word or two to Vincent's mother, Mrs. B.B., who rushed to the summer camp and hauled her son out after three days when he phoned and whimpered, "Come and get me, Maa." I spent 24 years in the Armed Forces and retired last year as a captain. According to my figures, little Vincent is now 13 years old. In about seven years he will be called into the armed services, and if he hasn't learned something about taking orders by then he's going to have a mighty rough time of it. Once he's In the service he won't be able to telephone home and say, "Come and get me, Ma." Mothers who believe they are raising "Free Thinkers" when they shield their children against "order-taking" are not helping their children to be strong and independent. They are making cripples out of the kids. As you said, Ann, "Nobody can live in this world and do as he darned well pleases." I hope, you will print this letter for the kid's sake. Thanks. —C.A.—U.S.A.R. DEAR FRIEND: Here's the letter "for the kid's sake." Thanks for writing. * * * » Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of • this newspaper enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope. © Publishers Newspaper Syndicate The Gaskills Mr. and Mrs Berry Gaskill of 216 Main St., gave a barbecue dinner Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Roy McAvoy of St. Louis as honored guests. The dinner was planned as a surprise in observance of Mr. McAvoy's birthday. Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scott of Granite City. MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEY It is known that extremes in temperature produce changes in respiration, heart action, energy, digestion, etc. Temperature and humidity may also have a remarkable effect OD body resistance and adaptation mechanisms. These physiological syndromes undoubtedly affect our sense of well - being, and secondarily our attitudes, moods, judgments and tempers. Is music a lot of noise? Answer: Both music and noise are produced by vibrations in the air, and with some of our modern music it is often difficult to know just where to draw the line. Modern dance music may thrill modern dancers, but seem horrible noise to persons trained in classical music. The difference depends on the conditioning of the individual. The noisy clatter of a train may annoy many rail • side residents, Inn seem pleasantly welcome to a restless commuter late for work. • «. Can Heather ufftct jour personality'.' Answer: Ves. Kveiyone observes this phenomenon, but us >et. there is no complete explanation of how and why it does. (C I'-W.i. K!nn Feature*. Synd., Inc.) Are driving tests reliable? Answer: Not entirely. Prof. John Cohen of Manchester University, England, tested student reactions to speed, timing, distance, etc., while they were being driven about in a sealed car. During each journey a bell was riuig inside the car, and the rate of speed changed. When questioned afterward, many of (lie students consistently overestimated travel lime, most of thorn underestimated speed when it reached 10 miles per hour, 90 per (jent underestimated 90 mph. MRS. FLIPPO MRS. ADSIT Speaking of Your Health by LESTER L. COLEMAN, M.D. Prevention of Migraine The distress of migraine can be appreciated only by those unfortunate enough to suffer from it. Millions of people in America are plagued by this specific form of headache. Migraine most often occurs in highly alert, tense, driving, ambitious, intelligent young adults. It frequently repeats itself in families. Periodic Pata The common characteristic of migraine that distinguishes it from a vast group of headaches is the recurring periodic pain over one side of the head. This intense and penetrating pain in an eyeball or temple is often accompanied by nausea and temporary changes of vision. Many sufferers from migraine can actually foretell the onset of an attack by what is called an "aura" —any one of a variety of strange feelings that, for the individual, has come to mean the beginning of an attack. The exact cause of migraine still evades the investigation of scientists. However, it is agreed that migraine is associated with a distention of the blood vessels of the brain. As with many other obscure conditions, allergy is a prime, but indefinite, suspect. Emotional disturbance, stress and anxiety can always be relied on as contributors to the causes of migraine. Reported Cures The reported cures for migraine are many. Some are successful without scientific corroboration. Others, even with scientific blessings, do not fulfill their promise. Ergotamine tartrate and its varied derivatives have been a boon to many patients who were incapacitated by severe migraine headaches. Other sufferers have found, by trial and error, their own special way of obtaining some relief. And now from the Headache Unit of Montefiore Hospital in New York City comes great hope in the form of a new and valuable drug for the prevention of migraine. This complex chemical is called "methysergide." It has been carefully studied and found to be extremely effective in the prevention of all forms of migraine headache. It is not, however, effective as treatment during an acute attack. Carefully Studied In the study at the Montefiore Hospital, the drug was used under careful and strict supervision, regularly and without interruption, in order to learn its greatest value as a preventative. Like many others, this drug cannot be used by all people under all circumstances. It cannot be used during pregnancy or in the presence of severe high blood pressure. Methysergide holds great hope and promise for prevention of this disquieting and painful affliction of man. And this promise seems to be only the beginning of the researches in migraine that will bring the condition under complete control. While Dr. Coleman cannot undertake to answer individual letters, he will use readers' questions in his column whenever possible and when they are of general interest. Address your letters to Dr. Coleman in care of this newspaper. <<D 1963, King Features, Synd., Inc.) Watts and St. Peters Vows Are Solemnized Married at 8 a.m. Saturday in St. Ambrose Catholic Church were Miss Darlene Elizabeth St. Peters and Richard Thomas Watts. The Rev. A. E. Robinson officiated at the ceremony, and a breakfast followed in the Pancake House. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. St. Peters of 2504 State St. Mr. and Mrs. Glennon Watts of Normandy, Mo., are parents of the bridegroom. The bride wore a gown of peau de soie with bell skirt and ap- pliqued motifs. A queen's crown held her illusion veil, and she carried white orchids. Her attendant, Mrs. Donald W. St. Peters of Peoria, wore a gown of yellow nylon and net, and a flower headpiece. She carried yellow tea roses and mums. The attendant's husband, brother of the bride, served as best man. Mrs. Peter Whalen played organ selections. The couple was married in a civil ceremony on May 3 in Fulton, Mo. The bride is a 1961 graduate of Marquette High School, and attended the University of Missouri in Columbia. Mr. Watts is a I960 graduate of DeAndrea High School, and attended the University of Missouri. Mr. Watts attended the same university, and has served three years in the armed forces. He Is employed by Killark Electric Co., St. Louis. Miss Pickerel To Be Married Announced today is the forthcoming marriage of Miss Sandra Eileen Pickerel and Danny Williams of Hartford. The wedding will lake place Saturday, Sept. 28, at noon in Whitelaw Avenue Baptist Church, Wood River. Miss Pickerel is the daughter of Mrs. James Hanks of 54 Marguerite St., Wood River, and Floyd Pickerel of 303 Grand Ave., East Alton. MRS. WATTS Nuptials Read .SNYDKR CRAWFORD Married in Kane Baptist Church Sunday were Miss Jane Crawford and Frankie Allen Snyder. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burl Crawford of Kane, and the bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Allen Snyder of Carrollton. The Rev. U. S. Randall performed the ceremony. Miss June Crawford was her sister's only attendant, and Richard Allen Snyder Jr. was best man. Miss Elizabeth Ray and Miss Waller furnished nuptial music. A reception followed in the church dining room. SEYMOUR-BROOKS Miss Lois Brooks, daughter of Mrs. Faye Brooks of Carrollton and Thomas Richard Seymour of Roodhouse, son of Mrs. Rosa B. Seymour of White Hall and the late Lawrence Seymour were married Saturday at the Carrollton City Hall by J. F. Hubbard. The couple were attended by the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Long of Jerseyville. Mr, and Mrs. Seymour plan to make their home in Carrollton. The Family Social Briefs Godfrey Club Women Hear Children's Theater Director Mrs. Grady Hausenfluck, director of Alton Children's Theatre, discussed creative dramatics for children during a meeting of Godfrey Women's Club Monday. Mrs. Abron Grandia was hostess to the club in her home in D'Adrian Gardens. Mrs. Hausenfluck played a recorded selection of Barnum and Bailey circus music, and presented a sample beginning session of dramatics, with members assuming the parts of children. The women acted the parts of band members, marching in the circus parade, pretending to play the instrument each most wanted to play as a child. Members also played the parts of circus personnel, such as clowns and bareback riders. Mrs. Leonard Shoberg and Mrs. Robert Jacoby were named as vice president and corresponding secretary, respectively, to fill vacancies. The club will meet next at 1 p.m. on Oct. 14 as guests of Mrs. Clinton E. Restemayer, 3302 Morkel Drive. Sub-Debs Some 45 persons attended a tea Sunday given by members of Kappa Psi Sub-Debs in the home of Miss Rosemarry Jackson. Miss Donna Lane, president, spoke to the rushees concerning the club. The next meeting will be the induction of rushees, tonight in the home of Miss Hary Maley 31 Marietta PL, from 7 to 9 p.m. College Notes Miss Molly McAdams and Miss Alice Milnor left today for schools in the East. Molly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry McAdams of 1801 Seminary St., will be a freshman at Colby Junior College in New London, Conn. Alice, whose parents are Mr. and Mrs. M. Ryrie Milnor of Fairmount Addition, will attend Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. The girls were driven east by Mrs. Milnor accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Earl Gaines. Miss Carolyn McGaughey of Dorsey left this morning for Valparaiso, Ind., where she will resume her studies as a senior at Valparaiso University. Jerry E. Sims, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry W. Sims, 3521 Hoover Court, is attending new student week at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. He is a June graduate of Alton High School and is attending college on a scholarship. Susan Diemer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Diemer of 280 Madison Ave., has left for school at Illinois State Normal University where she will be a freshman student. Gary Lynn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lynn of Clifton Terrace, Godfrey, left today f o r Jacksonville where he will enter his junior year at MacMurray College. He is majoring in business administration. Miss Judy Buftington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Buf fington of 635 Trube St., left Monday to attend Covenant College, an Evangelical Presbyterian college, in Creve Courer. Judy was guest of honor at a farewell party at the Bible Presbyterian Church Sunday night following evening worship service. Sicuso- McOwe?i Wedding Honeymooning in New Orleans, La., are Specialist Five Frank T. Sicuso of St. Louis and his bride, the former Miss Peggy Sue McOwan, daughter of W R. McOwan, 332 Brentwood Blvd. The bridegroom is the son of Sebastiana T. Sicuso of St. Louis. The couple was married at 5 p.m. on Sept. 2 in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Leesville, La. A wedding supper was given in the Holiday Inn at Baton Rouge. The bride's sister and brother, Mrs. Earl R. Herrin and Mike McOwan, were the couple's attendants. The bride is a former employe of Illinois Bell Telephone Co. Her husband is stationed with the Army at Fort Polk, La. The couple will live at 101 W. Lula Drive, Leesville, La. Guests at the wedding and reception included Mr. and Mrs. W. R. McOwan, Earl R. Herrin and MLss Janet Hiller of the Alton area. Service League Hears Mr. Butler 1963 problems of the Alton property owner and wage earner as compared to those in the year 1939 were discussed by Thomas Butler Monday afternoon during a meeting of Alton Community Service League. Provisional league members were introduced during the meeting, which followed luncheon in Hotel Stratford. The speaker said the average wage was $23.40 in 1939, as compared to the present $100.37 average. He referred to 1939 as a time when the property owner paid for his own sidewalk, street and sewer improvements. Also discussed was the state government and the major task of reapportionment of * < Phi Tau Omega Members of the national council of Phi Tau Omega sorority were guests of the local chapter Monday evening in the home of Miss Diana Huskamp, 2827 Ridgedale Drive, Godfrey. The guest officers were Mrs. Gertrude Ostrander of East St. Louis, past national president; and Miss Dorothy Hinson of Madison, national organizer. T h e y are here to advise members uf the local chapter. The next meeting of the group will be a guest night barbecue on Sept. 23 in the home of Miss Monica Sladek, 133 Grand Ave., Wood River. A business meeting will be conducted on Oct. 7 in the home of Miss Addie Ilch, 46 Pardee Drive, Godfrey. St. Patrick Mothers Chairmen for the coming year were appointed for St. Patrick's Mothers' Club during a coffee Monday in the school hall. Appointed by Mrs. Leo Mercurio, president were Mrs. Ray Hanahan, program; Mrs. Emmet Fitzgerald, social; and Mrs. Franklin Schanzle, membership. Mrs. Henry Moore was named to head arrangements for a card party the mothers will give at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 in the hall. Festival of Nations Plans were furthered last night for the annual Festival of Nations, scheduled for Nov. 12 and 13, during a meeting in the home of Mrs. C. Fred Norton, 118 Eiffel Dr., D'Adrian Gardens. Imported items will be sold at the bazaar which is a feature of the festival, and international foods will be served. The event is sponsored by the World Fellow- congressional districts. Topic of Mr. Butler's talk was "City and Industries." Mrs. George Bassford, president of the league, introduced th« provisionals, who are Mrs. Jay Delano, Mrs. E. K. DuVivier, Mrs. Blair A. Hellebush, Mrs. Donald Jacoby, Mrs. J. Ralph Mulford and Mrs. William H. Middleton. Mrs. John Clark III and Mrs. Fred Zimmerman were announced as inactives who have again become actives. The league will tour Shell Refinery at 10 a.m. on Oct. 14, preceding its noon luncheon in the hotel. Luncheon speaker will be David Huntley on "Children's Art." ship Committee of the YWCA. During the meeting Mrs. Blair A. Hillebusch, YWCA publicity chairman, spoke to the planning committee on the importance of publicity. Mrs. J. J. Litsey was hostess chairman. The committee will meet again Oct. 14. Anniversary Parly Mr. and Mrs. Richard Coles oi 2400 Brown St. were honored Sunday at a buffet dinner in observance of their 45th wedding anniversary. The dinner, planned as a surprise by the couple's children, was given in the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wood Waters, 1222 Brown St. The honored couple was married on Sept. 9, 1918, in Auburn, 111., and Mr. Coles is a distributor for Millers' High Life Distributing Co. Mi's. Waters is the former Bernadette Coles. The Coles' other children are Mrs. William (Darlenei Carroll Jr.; Mrs. Delbert (Dolores) Cummings Jr.; and George and Lawrence Coles. There are 15 grandchildren. Senior Citizens Alton Senior Citizens plan an outing for members on Sept. 20, with stops at Grant's Farm and Shaws Garden. Mrs. Martha Landiss is accepting reservations until Sept. 16. A bus will leave the Alton Recreation Center at 9 a.m., will stop at Hill Brothers in East Alton at 9:15; and the Wood River Round House at 9:30 a.m. Mrs. Landiss is also taking members' reservations until Oct. 15 for a visit to the Jerseyville Senior Citizens' Nov. 6 meeting in the Jerseyville Moose Hall. The guests will be served a potluck luncheon. To Be Honored Mr. and Mrs. Leo Eller, former Wood River residents who have lived in Staunton for the past 15 years, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 22 with with an open house. The couple will receive friends from 1 until 4 p.m. in Zion Lutheran School, Staunton. Mr. Eller and the former Miss Rachel A. Hand of Mt. Olive were married on Sept. 22, 1913, in Staunton. He is a retired Shell Oil Company employe. The couple's children are Sally Candy of New Jersey; Gertrude Rothley of East St. Louis; Margaret Davis of Godfrey; Albert of Grafton; and Loo of Bethalto. There are eight grandchildren uml two great- grandchildren. t,

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