Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 19, 1963 · Page 20
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 20

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, September 19, 1963
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PAGE TWENTY ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,1963 Engagements Announced Haug-Pinkcrton The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Patricia Lee Pinkerton and Roy Lee Hang is announced today. The couple plans a late November wedding. Miss Pinkerton is the daughter of Mrs. Marilyn B. Pinkerton, 855 Acton Ave., and Richard D. Pinkerton, 131 Eaton Ave., both of Wood River. Mr. Haug is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert M. Haug, 111 Gerson Ave., Godfrey. Mr. Haug is a graduate of Marquette High School and is attending Electronic Technition School. He is employed by the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Miss Pinkerton is a graduate of East Alton-Wood River Community High School and is employed by Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp. MISS PINKERTON MISS JOHNSON Mr. and Mrs. Herman H. Johnson of Worden are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Janet Kay, and Howard E. Balke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Balke, also of Worden. Mr. Balke is employed by David Whiteside of Sorento. Mrs. Belcher Heads PTA Mrs. Louise Belcher was elected president of the Rufus Easton Parent-Teacher Association Tuesday during a meeting in the school, attended by 96 persons. Also elected were Mrs. Jackie Wohlert, vice president; Mrs. Mary Goodwin, secretary; Mrs. Harold Diemer, treasurer; Mrs. Marybelle G a r r e 1 s, program chairman; Mrs. Sally Bonnell, hospitality chairman; and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Boedecker, membership chairmen. Mr. and Mrs. William Dick and Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Seymour are chairmen of ways and means; Mrs. Mather Pfeiffenberger, cultural arts; Mrs. Clara Wyatt, character; and Mrs. Ellsworth Pruitt and Ernest Garrels, safety. Hamilton Jones, local attorney, spoke on "Citizenship." The next meeting will be Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. when the subject will be "Parents Are Important." Moose Women Max Downs, governor of Alton Moose Lodge, spoke to members of Alton Women of the Moose during their meeting Tuesday in the lodge. The speaker told of planned improvements and other plans for the future. It was announced that Mrs. Larry Taylor and Mrs. Richard French will serve as auxiliary delegates at the state convention in Peoria on Friday through Sunday. Mrs. Alois Kirchner is accepting calls from members donating articles for a rummage sale to be held at 604 Belle St., on Nov. 2. It was requested that Christmas gifts for children and aged be brought during October to Moosehaven and Mooseheart chairmen. The homemaking committee will serve a chicken and noodle dinner on Oct. 6. The women meet next at 8 p.m. on Oct. 1 in the lodge. Fortnightly Officers and Sponsors Announced Mrs. George Ryrie, president of the board of the Fortnightly Dancing Club, has announced her corps of officers for the coming year. Mrs. Clifton L. Beach Jr., will serve as vice president; Mrs. Edwin J. Sunderland, secretary; and Mrs. Oliver Honke, treasurer. Also named are sponsors for the year. They are Dr. and Mrs. Robert Anschuetz, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brueckmann, Mr. and Mrs. L. Homer Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Delano, Mr. and Mrs. John Gainer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jackson, Dr. and Mrs. Edward Kinney, Mr. and Mrs. Ryrie Milnor, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Peters, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rhoads, Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Rowse, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Russell, Mr. and Mrs. William Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. James Voege, Dr. and Mrs. Ray Ward, and Mr. and Mrs. William Wynkoop. The first dance for the eighth grade group will be Saturday, Oct. 5. The seventh grade group will have its first dance Oct. 19. The dances are held in Hotel Stratford. Beneze and Wallace Nuptials Read Lawrence Donald Beneze and his bride, the former Miss Laura Wallace of Piasa, are making their home at 1250 State St. following their marriage on Aug. 10 in Jerseyville. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oran Wallace of Piasa. The bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Leo Beneze Jr. of 5607 Humbert Road. The wedding ceremony was read at 6:15 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Harry A. Coop in his home. The bride's parents were attendants. A reception was given in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Stone in Piasa. Mr. Beneze is employed by Colonial Baking Co. His bride attended Southwestern H i g.h School. College Notes Miss Pamela L. Suchy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Suchy of 503 Leslie Ave., Wood River, left Wednesday for Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga., to enter her freshman year as a pre-med student. Joseph Wannamaker of 1902 Park Ave., is a junior student, at Knox College in Galesburg, where he assisted with freshman orientation and is serving as counselor at Conger House. The student is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wannamaker. Shelly Boone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burgess A. Boone, 704 Main St., has entered Knox College as a freshman student, and was accompanied to Galesburg by her parents Wednesday. Ronald Peeler, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Elaine Peeler of 196 Airline Drive, East Alton, has entersd his senior year at Southeast Missouri State College at Cape Girardeau. Miss Alice Rebecca Gentry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gentry of 242 Acton Ave., Wood River, has been pledged to Alpha Omicron Pi sorority following rush week activities at Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington. Nursing Student Miss Sharon Ward has joined the staff of the "Tatler," a year book at Jewish Hospital School of Nursing, St. Louis. Miss Ward is a freshman student in the nursing school. ESA Juniorettes Epsilon Sigma Alpha Junior- ettes planned a hat party for Sept. 29 during a meeting Tuesday in the home of Miss Suzanne Maneke, 2717 Brown St. Miss Melinda Payne spoke on "Personalized Wardrobes." The group also planned a hay- ride for Oct. 26. The next meeting will be held in the home of Miss Pat Titus, 241 Alben Ave., on Oct. 8. 'Cafe de Paris' A replica of the Eiffel Tower provides background for guests at a "Cafe de Paris" rush party given Wednesday evening by Gamma Upsilon Chapter of Bete Sigma Phi. Looking on are from left, the Misses Cecil Anderson, Sharon Lux and Shirley Spears. The women wore French-styled costumes to the event, given in the yard of Mrs. Richard Arbuckle's home. Prizes for costumes were given to Mrs. William Wiemers, prettiest; Miss Shirley Spears, most original; and Mrs. David Wilson, funniest. A miniature Arc de Triumph centered the re- freehment table, and other tables were topped by yellow, red and white umbrellas. Speaking of Your Health by LESTER L. COLEMAN, M.D. Plan Reduces Hospital Costs Private hospital care is a luxury that few people can afford. The cost of hospitalization has so sky-rocketed in recent years that the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare has begun an intensive study to find ways of reducing the cost of running a hospital. A program called "Progressive Patient Care" has been designed by the Department in an effort to reduce the cost of hospitalization without sacrificing any of the medical needs of the patient. New Concept The new concept revolves ar o u n d custom-made medical, surgical and nursing facilities that will fulfill the individual requirements of each patient. This is based on the theory that not all patients need the same continuing intensive care during their entire stay at the hospital. According to the new plan, patients would be graduated from one group to another as they progress toward recovery. For it is obvious that the aver-, age patient about to be discharged does not need as much of the expensive care and equipment as most patients who are first admitted to the hospital. Five Categories The Progressive Patient Care plan,, already established in a number of hospitals, has five distinct categories. 1) Intensive Care 2) Intermediate Care 3) Self Care 4) Long-Term Care 5) Home Care Intensive Care Intensive care is built around those patients who are critically ill on admission to the hospital. A full complement of nurses and personnel keep the patient under constant surveillance, often with elaborate and costly equipment, until the emergency is over. All facilities are kept at a high level of immediate availability until the patient is out of danger. Intermediate care is meant for patients who need some, but less active, nursing care. Many of these patients are already beginning to help themselves and relieve the nurses and staff of time-consuming vigilance. Self Care Self care includes those who are physically able to care for their own needs and require very little supplementary help from the nursing staff. Special equipment is not needed during this period of convalescence. Long-Term care will be established for patients who need physical and occupational therapy during their periods of physical and emotional rehabilitation. Emphasis will be placed on the psychological adjustment to chronic disability. Recreation facilities and custodial care will replace the need for expensive nursing care and hospital facilities normally reserved for patients with acute illness. Home Care Home care, the last classification of Progressive Patient Care, extends from the hospital to the patient's own home. Visiting nursing services, cooperating with local health agencies, continue to supply the patient's needs outside the hospital. This new concept is a broad sociological advance. Patients will be given the advantage of individualized care during every phase of their recovery, while at the same time benefiting by the reduced cost of their hospitalization. While Dr. Coleman cannot undertake to answer individual letters, he will use readers' questions In his column when ever possible and when they are of general interest. Address your letters to Dr. Coleman in care of this newspaper. Anna Ds Plan Bazaar And Bridge Tournament Plans for their fall bazaar and the opening of their bridge tournament were made by members of Anna D. Sparks Alliance Wednesday following luncheon in the First Unitarian Church. Miss Dorothy Colonius reviewed the book, 'Teen-age Tyranny" for the members. Mrs. Paul Buxton announced the bazaar will be given on Oct. 16-17 with luncheon served both days from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. A Christmas card sale is planned in conjunction with the bazaar, which will be open each day from 10:30 to 7 p.m. Mrs. William Bryan is accepting calls until the end of this month from members wishing to enter the bridge tournament which this year will feature an evening group for men and women. The group will have its next luncheon meeting in the home of Mrs. Leland Kreid, 706 Grove St. PTA Visits Classrooms Members of Gilson Brown-Clifton Hill Parent-Teacher Association visited the classrooms of their children in Gilson Brown School Tuesday evening, and heard an explanation of the schools' course of study. F. W. Pivoda Jr., principal of the two schools, discussed an open school policy and fave pointers for the safety of children. Committee chairmen were named by PTA President Charles Counts. They are James Lyons, program; Mrs. Donald Retzer, membership; Mrs. Dale Frakes, hospitality; Mrs. Jack Bohlman, picture; Mrs. Robert Norman, saving stamps; Mrs. Robert Jourdain, card party; and Mrs. Eugene Koehnem, publicity. A pack charter was presented to Cub Pack 73, which is sponsored by the PTA. A tentative date of Oct. 17 was set for a card party. The PTA will meet next in Gilson Brown School on Nov. 5. Card Party- Planned by Marquette A turns Mrs. Bernard Keeney and Mrs. Robert Langen were named chairman of a card party planned , by members of the Marquette Alumnae Association during a meeting Wednesday evening in Marquette High School cafeteria. The party will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct 23 in the high school cafeteria. Tickets will be mailed to members with a newsletter on Oct. 1, Mrs- Ralph Woodson was chairman of hostesses for the meeting. The women will meet next at 8 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the school. Officers will be elected. Lockhaven Women See Style Show Members of Lockhaven Women's Group modeled fall clothing during a style show given in Lockhaven Country Club following the group's luncheon Wednesday. One hundred fifteen women were served at the luncheon, and played cards during the afternoon. Mrs. Richard Rook was chairman of the fashion show. Models were Mrs. Wayne Vahle, Mrs. Gordon Moore, Mrs. Edward Foeller, Mrs. Daniel Platt, Mrs. Ralph Dickson, Mrs. Edward Ferguson, Mrs. Richard Lyons and Mrs. Rook. Hostesses for the event were Mrs. George Smith and Mrs. Hamilton Jones. The group's next luncheon and card party will be given in the club on Oct. 16. Classes for Expectant Parents Classes for "expectant couples," which include fathers, will open at the YWCA Oct. 11, it is announced'today by the Parents- to-Be Committee. The classes will be held one night a week for six weeks from 7-9 p.m. Classes for expectant mothers, and body conditioning classes, have already begun for the season. Further information may be obtained by calling the YWCA. Deadlines Set Registration deadlines for Junior Suzies and social dancing classes have been announced by the YWCA. Registration for Junior Suzies will close Saturday from 8-9:30 a.m., and social dancing registration will close Monday. Juniors will register for dancing from 6-7 p.m. This group includes the ages of 11 through 17, Adults will register from 7-8:30 p.m. Couples or singles are welcome, 'a spokesman said. Carl Bronsman of East St. Louis will teach. Further information may be obtained by calling the YWCA. Senior Betas Mrs. Jack Schmidt and Mrs, •Donald Wallace were received as pledges of Beta Gamma Upsilon senior chapter Wednesday evening during a pledge party in the home of Mrs. Jesse Davis, 3504 Glenn Ave. An autumn theme was used in decorations lor the event. The chapter will meet next at 8 p.m. on Oct. 2 in Mineral Springs Hotel. The Family Seams to Me How to Elimininate Lumps From Zipper Plackets By PATRICIA SCOTT Q. I plan to make some skirts of bulky wool tweeds. But, I always have lumpy zipper plackets. Is there any way to eliminate this?—MISS B.R. A. On bulky fabrics, it's a good idea to make inside placket facings of a lighter weight fabric. Choose one with the same characteristics as the outer fabric—a lightweight wool the same color as your tweed. To avoid bulk, cut two facing strips of this lightweight fabric 1% inches longer than your placket opening and 1% inches wide. Pin one strip to the right placket opening with right sides together and stitch on the regular seam line (figure 1). Trim your seam allowances to % inch, turn and un- derstitch. Stitch the other strip to the left side in the same manner (figure 2). Then turn your facings back and put on your zipper. You'll have a smooth and flat placket (figure 3). Q. I have a rust stain on a white pique dress. Washing won't remove it. Can you help me?—MISS T.F. A. Stretch the fabric with the stain over a pan of boiling water. Squeeze lemon juice on the stain and let it stand for about four minutes. Then rinse. Or sprinkle salt over the stain and squeeze lemon juice on it. Then dry in the sun. For rust stain on a colored garment, do not try this until you've tested the fabric for fastness. * * * * Q. You advise testing the machine stitch on a swatch of fabric before you sew on the garment. Sometimes when the stitch is perfect on one grain, it's wrong on the other. How can I test this before I goof?— MRS. L.L. A. Take a rectangle of fabric and fold it crosswise so the grain lines match. Then, stitch a triangle through the two thick- nesses. In this way, you'll stitch along one grain, then the other and then on the bias. Before you stitch, mark the right and wrong sides so you can check to see if there is a problem with the top or bobbin stitch. * * * * Q. Please start showing Christmas gifts to make a little earlier this year. They have to be made in spare time and I know that I need at least two months to finish them.—MRS. C.P. A. I will start Christmas gifts within the next few weeks. Miss Scott is always glad to hear from her readers, and whenever possible will use their questions In her column, bat because of the great volume of mail received dally, she cannot answer Individual letters. © Publishers Newspaper Syndicate Ann Landers She Is Neither Cultered, Refined Nor Knowledgeable DEAR ANN: A friend of mine has an irritating habit. If you say her behavior is acceptable I will try to overlook it. Please ? reply in the pa- fV per because I V|know of others I who wonder about sthis person, too. She is forever 'turning over the 3 china to see if it is the genuine • stuff. She examines silver the Ann Landers, same way. I've seen her fingering my table linen and my draperies to determine the quality of fabric. Most people can look at a picture and enjoy it but not her. She has to touch it to see if it's realjy done in oil. I will admit the woman. i& cultured, refined and knowledgeable but this habit of hers .raises my blood pressure. Will you please comment? -PLAIN FOLKS DEAR FOLKS: I do not agree that the woman is cultured and refined. Cultured and refined people do not examine articles for hallmarks nor do they handle fabrics to test the quality' while visiting in the homps of friends. And I don't agree that she is knowledgeable. If the^ woman knew her stuff she wouldn't have to touch and scrutinize everything. She'd know. * * * * DEAR ANN: Our 7-year-old son has been taking odds and ends from the homes of neighbors and friends i Sometimes he takes objects from the nearby novelty store or the drug store. He doesn't need, or even want, many of the items he takes. He just enjoys carrying things off without being caught. When he brings the stolen objects home he proudly presents them to me. I have scolded him repeatedly and explained that it is wrong to steal. I always insist that he take each object back and leave it somewhere on the premises. After he has returned everything he tells me, and I then forgive him. . His father learned of this yesterday. Strangely enough the boy blurted out, "Let's 1 tell daddy our secret." My husband was shocked and then furious. He says something must be done but we don't know what. It was his idea to write to you. Can you help?—TROUBLED HOUSE DEAR TROUBLED: Without meaning to, you have encouraged the boy's . stealing by making a game of it. He doesn't see anything wrong with sneaking things out so long as he is able to sneak them back in. • You must tell him that if he takes anything else he will have to hand it to the owner and confess that he stole it. Go along with him to make sure he does it. If this does not cure him, the boy needs professional help. Youngsters who steal usually have deep-seated emotional problems. * * • • DEAR ANN: Six months ago our office supervisor took up a -collection to buy a gift for a girl who was getting married and leaving the office. The girl said the gift was too bulky to carry home on public transportation but she promised to drive in the following week and pick it up. The gift is still in the office and none of us have received a thank you note. It seems evident that this girl has no intention of picking up the gift and that she cares nothing for it. It's too late to return the gift for a refund. We've asked the supervisor to please do something about the gift but still it sits here. If you have any suggestions we'd like to hear them— since everyone's money is involved.—PUZZLED DEAR PUZZLED: The supervisor should phone the girl and tell her if she doesn't come for the gift within the week it will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Then put it on the block. * * * * Confidential to NO HORSE SENSE: Hundreds of readers have written to say there is a book which can smarten' you up on "horse-talk." It is "The Horseman's Encyclopedia" by Margaret Cabell Self. Your library has it. © Publishers Newspaper Syndicate MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEY orated the women's cafeteria in light blue, a favorite American color. Women complained of being cold, and many wore coats while eating. The room was then trimmed in orange, with orange slipcovers on the chairs. Complaints stopped, and coats were no longer necessary. Ironically the thermometer registered the same comfortable temperature as throughout the period of discomfort. Do good children need praise? Answer* Yes, equally as b a d children. Mary and Lawrence K. Frank point out in "How to Help Your Child in School" that many parents and teachers mistakenly assume that because a child is unusually good in many areas, he needs no reward other than his own success. That's not so, say the Franks. "The good child, the good sport and the good scholar," they wrote, "need praise just as much as the child who is obviously struggling to keep up with him." Can colon affect your disposition? Answer: Yes, for better or for worse, Psychologist T. L. Engle tells of « factory owner who dec- (Q 1883, Kin* Feature*. Synd.. ino.) Is hypnosis a mysterious force? Answer: Apparently not. Psychologists and others who use hypnosis have different ways ol inducing the hypnotic state. Some use flushing lights, monotonous sounds, etc., to induce hypnosis. However, most therapists simply use spoken words, with no mechanics involved, whatever technique is used, the basis of hypnosis depends on narrowing the subject's attention to the point where he will not give attention to any* thing but the hypnotist's voice.

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