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PAGE EIGHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21,1963 Brides-Elect Plan Weddings Laird and Venlimiglia. . Miss Jo Ann Ventimiglia and Don Laird arc engaged to be married, it is announced today. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Ventimiglia of 655 Penning Ave., Wood River, and Mr. and Mrs. Logan Laird of 1422 Eleventh St., Cottage Hills. The wedding is planned for next year. The bride-to-be attended East Alton-Wood River Community High School, and is employed by Shell Oil Co. in its tabulating department. Her fiance, a graduate of Civic Memorial High School, is an employe of McDonnell Aircraft Corp. Luketich and Fairless Announced today is the engagement of Miss Carol Fairless, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Fairless of Lincoln Addition, Wood River, and Michael Luketich, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Luketich of Gillespie. The couple plans to be married May 15. Miss Fairless operates Carol's Beauty Salon in Wood River. She attended East Alton-Wood River Community High School. Her fiance attended Gillespie High School, and is employed by Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp. Edmiaston-Myatt Mr. and Mrs. James Lee Myatt of Bunker Hill are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Nancy Marie, and Michael D. Edmiaston. The prospective bride is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Granville Edmiaston of Lincoln Avenue, Cottage Hills. A December wedding is being planned. The bride-elect is a 1961 graduate of Bunker Hill High School. She is attending Kitzmiller Beauty College, and is employed by Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp. Her fiance, a 1960 graduate of East Alton-Wood River Community High School, is also employed by Olin Mathieson. Council Hears Book Review Miss Mildred Rutledge reviewed the book, "My Thirty Years Backstage at the White House" by Lillian Rogers Parks during 1 a meeting of Alton Woman's Council Friday. The meeting followed a buffet luncheon served to 80 women in Westerner Club. Introduced as new members were Mrs. Cortley Burroughs, Mrs. Mary Arreen Barker, Miss Irene Degenhardt, Mrs. Robert Dourson and Mrs. Viola Voss. The women's choir from Alton State Hospital sang selections. Miss Dorothy Burns introduced the speaker. Mrs. J. R. Gwilliam and Mrs. John Thompson were hostesses chairmen. It was announced that a workshop for Illinois Federation of Women's club members interested in TV and radio education will be held Oct. 11 in the State Museum at Springfield. Cooking Cues A crown .roast of lamb deserves an elegant garnish. When you bring the roast to the table, place big pitted green olives (pimiento stuffing removed) over the rib ends. Use the tiny strips of pimiento you take out of the olives in a salad or as a garnish for some other dish. When you are cutting the kernels from fresh uncooked cobs of corn, don't cut too deeply into the hulls. Hard shell crabs should be alive when you buy them unless they are sold cooked and have been kept under refrigeration. MISS FAIRLESS MISS MYATT MISS VENTIMIGLIA The Family Ann Landers His Dislike of Her Nail Polish Left Her in Shock DEAR ANN: A referee is needed. Will you serve? I have been told for as long as I can remember that I have very beautiful hands. My nails are long and the type that do not ^break. It so hap* pens that I espe- j cially like plati- |num frosted nail I polish. I keep I my nails perfectly 1 manicured and I people are always fcommenting on t them. ___^___,,., The other eve- Ann Landers, ning, much to my surprise, the man I've been going with for several months said, "Why don't you stop wearing that hideous nail polish? Your nails look like an eagle's talons." I was dumbfounded but made a quick recovery and told him I would,choose the kind of nail polish I liked—and for the time being I like this. Do you feel perhaps I should do as he suggests just to please him? Or should I refuse to be pushed around?—TARSUS DEAR TARSUS: I don't see any evidence that he is trying to push you around. The man simply let you know he doesn't like your nail polish. I say stop wearing the platinum frosted stuff. If your nails and hands are as lovely as you say, any shade of polish will look well. The man will be flattered and you will have lost nothing. (P.S. I agree with him. I don't like that platinum frosted stuff, either.) * * * * DEAR ANN: We moved into our new home only a few days ago. It is a charming place, just what we've been looking for—but I think we may have trouble with the woman next door. I'm writing to ask how to handle the problem before it starts. When our van of furniture pulled up this neighbor hauled a lawn chair over to the edge of her property—as close to ours as she could get. She sat there the whole time the van was unloading, examining every piece of furniture as it was carried into our home. I'm worried about a woman who has so much free time that she can spend an afternoon this way. I've never had any trouble with neighbors and I don't want any now. From her looks I can tell she is not the type I'd care to have anything to do with. How can I be cool without being cold? —STORM WARNING DEAR STORM: I know of no personality thermometer which registers degrees, but most people recognize a chilly hello when they hear it. If you will keep your hello at about 60 degrees Fahrenheit you'll have no problem. » * * * DEAR ANN: My husband and I have been married six years. We have passed our 70th birthdays but you would not think so if you saw us on the ballroom floor. The problem I'm writing about is not a serious one, in fact it is not really a problem—but a question which needs an answer. My husband was married to his first wife for 40 years. I was married to my first husband for 37 years. We have discussed our burial plans in a sensible and realistic way. We both agree that each of us should be buried beside our first mates in our respective family plots. What I do not know, however, is which name I should be buried under. How should the headstone read? Since I will be resting next to my first husband should I be buried under his name? Thank you. —TWICE BLESSED DEAR BLESSED: The name on the headstone should read: Mrs. Alice Smith (your first husband's name) Jones (your second husband's name). Does almost everyone have a good time but you? If so, send for Ann Landers booklet, "How To Be Well Liked." enclosing with your request 20c in coin and a long, self - addressed, stamped envelope. © Publishers Newspaper Syndicate MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEY tances, and under less hazardous conditions. The National Safety Council has estimated that men drive three times as many miles as women. Relating that to t h e total of registered drivers and their involvement in accidents, Northwestern University's Traffic Institute finds the accident rate for women is 300 for each 1,000 drivers, compared to 235 for men. IB Hunch a good time to trammel business? Answer: Businessmen say it Is, and they are probably right from the business point of view. However, the business lunch is not a good habit from the standpoint of eating. Digestive apparatus does not function properly when disappointment, anger or excitement is experienced, and these emotions are likely to arise in a touch-and-go business transaction. The so-called business luncheon may explain why so many businessmen are troubled by nervous indigestion. Are men bettor drivers than women? Answer: Yes, but smile when you say it. Actually women have fewer accidents than men, but they usually drive shorter dis- (45 itttu, King Feature*, Synd.. lac.) Do I.Q. scores gauge creativity? Answer: No, and the belief that they do has deprived society of much creative talent. Many IQ questions iiuvc a predetermined "best" answer and a creative child may get a low score because he sees more than one best answer. Creativity can be detected in various ways. Intelligent curiosity is one. Among others are a flexible approach to problems, originality of ideas, sense of fantasy, ability to work alone, and a quick detection of misinformation. Ittf & Family's Delight Two dogs a day brighten up a kitchen. This pair is worked entirely in single-stitch. Make your kitchen gay. Do towels in pairs for gifts, omitting the name of the days. Pattern 995: transfer of 7 motifs 5V 2 x8 inches; directions. Thirty-five cents in coins for this pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Send to Laura Wheeler, care of Alton Telegraph, 66, Needlecraft Dept, P. O. Box 161, Old Chelsea Station, New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly Pattern Number, Name, Address and Zone. Biggest Bargain in Needlecraft History! New 1964 Needlecraft Catalog has over 200 designs, costs only 25 cents! A "must" if you knit, crochet, sew, weave, embroider, quilt, smock, do crewelwork. Hurry, send 25 cents right now. Alton Rebekah Alton Rebekah Lodge observed guest night during a meeting Friday in Western Star Odd Fellows' Hall. Representatives were present from Carlin Lodge and from lodges in Centralia, Dupo, Waterloo, Granite City, Troy, Madison, Wood River, Brighton and Jerseyville. Mrs. Mary Chester was elected to membership. Mrs. Maude Gannon of Centralia, state assembly president, was honored guest, and was Introduced by Mrs. Lillian Cope, state assembly marshal). Mrs. Ella McKinley introduced association officers of District 26, who received gifts from the lodge. A gift was also presented to Mrs. Gannon. Mrs. Haldon Read made the presentations. Mrs. Paul Smith read a recognition of the 112th birthday of Odd Fellowship. Mrs. Read narrated a ciomic hat style show. Mrs. John Baker was hostess chairman. The Wihkes Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wilske of Warwick, R.I., former residents of Alton, are here visiting their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Miller of 108 E. 12th St. They will leave Thursday. The Principia Concert and Lecture Series Will Open Nov. 2 in Elsah Three Couples Married The St. Louis area's oldest continuing concert series, sponsored by The Principia Concert and Lecture Course, opens its 1W3-64 season Nov. 2 with the return of Leonard dePaur's famed all-male chorus. The concert will be held in Morey Field House at Principia College, Elsah. The Prlnctpla series will sponsor a total nf five programs from November through April. The other four, in addition to the dePnur Chorus, arc: Ara Bprberian, basso, Nov. 23; Brnnwell Fletcher in "Parnassus "63." Jan. 11; Antlent Concerts, Sextet. Feb. 29; and Leon Fleisher, pianist, April 18. Top In Its Field Long rated the top professional group in its field, the original dePaur Chorus toured for 10 years following World War II and holds the all-time record of 180 North American concerts in a single season. The new chorus of 28 voices present an expanded repertoire encompassing folk music of all nations, including the new African states, as well as contemporary works, early choral masterpieces, and traditional choral fare. Ara Berberian. who took part In the 1963 Festival Casals, has sung with leading symphonies and opera companies, with the Robert Shaw Chorale as soloist in Bach's Mass in B minor, and on NBC and CBS television. His engagements for this season include performances with the Dallas, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia orchestras and with the Philadelphia Grand Opera Co. and Little Orchestra Society. Bramwell Fletcher, a leading stage actor fresh from a long engagement in "My Fair Lady" and a dramatic role in "The Cherry Orchard," reveals the thinking of such timeless authors as Thurber, Marquis, Camus, Shakespeare, Dylan Thomas, and Shaw, in his "Parnassus '63." His three-part program, which he divides into "tameless and swift," "men of earth," and "this uncertain age," encompasses readings from prose and poetry ranging in emotion from the mysterious and tragic to the light. The unusual group of instrumentalists and tenor soloist, the Antients Concerts, Sextet, will bring to St. Louis baroque music as it was played in the past with such instruments as the krumhorn, recorder (a type of flute), and the harpsichord. Closing Concert Leon Fleisher's concert will bring Principia's 1963-64 season to a close. The first American to win a major foreign piano competition—the Queen Elizabeth of Belgium Concours—he is today a major international concert artist performing throughout Europe and the Americas. He is considered one of the outstanding younger American pianists. All five programs will be heard in Morey Field House on the Principia College campus. Season tickets are available from Principia's Concert Office. Mothers 9 Club To Serve Supper Nov. 13 The Washington School Mothers' Club announces plans for a spaghetti supper to be given in the school on Nov. 13 from 5 until 9 p.m. Mrs. John Stine is chairman of the event. The mothers will have their first membership meeting of the term on Oct. 2, beginning with a salad luncheon served at 12:30 p.m. Committee chairmen met Thursday afternoon in the school to plan the coming meeting. Carlin Rebekah Twenty-three guests were honored by Carlin Rebekah Lodge during a meeting Thursday evening in Greenwood Odd Fellows' Hall. The guests came from Alton Rebekah Lodge, and from lodges in Brighton, Jerseyville and Wood River. Honors were extended to Mrs. Jesse Hodson, trustee of Rebekah state assembly; Mrs. Paul Cope, District 22 president; Mrs. George Comstock, District 26 secretary; and Mrs. John Brewer, District 26 treasurer. Mrs. Hodson read a paper in observance of the 115th anniversary of the founding of the Rebekah degree. Members gave a program in which they portrayed popular singers and musicians. Mrs. Russell Woolard gave a reading, and music was provided by a kitchen band. Hostess chairmen were Mrs. Elizabeth Morgan and Mrs. Robert McCartney. The group planned a rummage sale for Oct. 3 at 513 Belle St., and a chicken and dumpling dinner for Oct. 24, to be served In the hall. Cooking Cues When you are putting leftover roast turkey in the freezer, leave the meat in large pieces If U Is to be stored for any length of time. A six-ounce package of semisweet chocolate pieces measures about one cup. MRS. KRANKE Franke and Hellrung Miss Elizabeth Hellrung, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bart B. Hellrung, 511 N. Buchanan St., became the bride of Roy A. Franke in a 10:30 a.m. ceremony today at St. Boniface Church. The Rev. John Spreen, assistant pastor, officiated. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Franke of Edwardsville. Miss Becky Hellrung and Miss Bonnie Hellrung, sisters of the bride, attended her. Frank Zielinski of Chicago was best man and Jerry Prott of Edwardsville was groomsman. The bride wore a lace trimmed princess gown of bouquet taffeta with scalloped neckline, long sleeves and chapel train. Her headpiece was a seed pearl crown with fingertip veil of illusion net, and she carried a white prayer book with a white orchid. The attendants were dressed in street length frocks of oriental blue bridal satin with semi- bell skirts and matching jackets of white lace over satin. They wore matching circle hats with short illusion veils, and carried baskets of gold, yellow and bronze chrysanthemums. A wedding dinner was served the bridal party and immediate families at noon at the home of the bride's parents. A reception will be held at St. Boniface School Hall at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Franke is a graduate of Edwardsville High School and St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing, St. Louis. She is employed at St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton. The groom, also an Edwardsville High School graduate, is engaged in farming. They will make their home near Edwardsville. Wood and Price Miss Mary A. Price, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Price of 549 Shellview Drive, Bethalto, became the bride of EM.2.C. Warren E. Wood Jr., USN, at 2 p.m. today. The bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Warren Wood, 261 Dooley Drive. The Rev. D. A. Brunette read the ceremony in Zion Lutheran Church, Bethalto. The bride wore a ballerina length gown of lace over cotton, with a lace jacket and veiled hat. She carried a white orchid on a Bible. Mrs. James Adams of Zlon, 111., sister of the bride, was her attendant. She wore a pink taffeta dress and carried a colonial bouquet. Mr. Adams attended the bridegroom. The couple will live in Waukegan, 111. The bridegroom, a graduate of Alton High School, is stationed with the Navy at Great Lakes Training Center. The former Miss Price is a graduate of Civic Memorial High School, and is employed by Illinois State Bank, East Alton. SoiUherland- Ostermann Miss Helen Ann Ostermann of Carrollton and Robert Southerland of St. Louis, Mo., were married today by the Rev. Louis Schlagen at 11 a.m. in St. John's Catholic church. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Joseph Osier- mann of Carrollton and the late Joseph Ostermann. Mr. Southerland is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Southerland of Provo, Ky. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Joseph Ostermann. She chose for her wedding an angora and silk beige suit with which she wore brown accessories. She carried a cascade arrangement of brown pompoms. The matron of honor was Mrs. Joseph Schnelt of Carrollton, a cousin of the bride, and she wore Seams to Me Make Colorful Pincushion by PATRICIA SCOTT Even worms can be fun to have In the house. Here are two of felt. One Is a 17-Inch cushion and the other an 8tt-lnch pincushion. Directions for both are the same. The only difference Is the amount of material. YOU'LL NEED piece of green felt purple rlckrack strip of lavender felt black and white felt for stuffing pipe cleaners purple wooden bends TO CUT green felt; t piece green felt; 2 circles for ends green felt; 2 circles for head white felt; 2 circles for eyes black felt; 2 circles for eyes CUSHION PINCUSHION 18" x 32" 8" x 15" medium size baby size 12"x2V 6H"xlVt" cotton wool yarn ravellngs 2 1 2 2 17V4"xl8H" 714" 6" diameter 2%" diameter 7" diameter 3W diameter 2H" diameter IV diameter IV diameter %" diameter 1. Stitch six strips of rickrack across shorter width of green felt as in figure 1. For cushion, two inches from edge and 2% inches apart; for pincushion, one- inch from edges and 1% inches apart. As in figure 2, fold piece and stitch with % inch seam, leaving three inches open at center. Press seams and turn to right side. Match, pin and baste end circles to edges as in figure 3, with seam on outside. Stitch all around, taking very narrow seams. Stuff body through opening. Turn in open edges and slip-stitch closed. 2. For tail, cut four Wx2" strips of lavender for pincushion and four %"x3" strips for cushion. Place strips together and tack to one end of cushion on opposite side of body seam as in finished sketch. 3. For "feet," cut lavender as in' figure 4, with "feet" about *i inch wide and % inch spaces between. The long edge is % inch wide for pincushion and % inch wide for cushion. Sew strip to body about one-inch (pincushion) and 1% inches (cushion) above seam with "feet" up. Press "feet" down, pressing a fold along sewn line. 4. Following finished sketch, stitch black circles to white circles. Pin and stitch white circles to one of two remaining green circles. From black scrap, cut a thin crescent shaped smiling mouth and stitch in place. 5. For pincushion, bend pipe cleaner as in figure 5. Slip a wooden bead over each end and bend ends to hold in place. Tack to edge of blank green circle as shown. For cushion, use two pipe cleaners joined together as a long one, and proceed as above. 6. Place two green circles together, covering bottom ends of pipe cleaners. Top-stitch around, leaving two inches open at bottom. Stuff with cotton but keep shape flat. Sew bottom edge of head to body, placing it on either cushion as shown in sketch. Tack center back of head securely to body. Miss Scott Is always glad to hear from her readers, and whenever possible will use their questions In her column, but because of the great volume of mall received daily, she cannot answer individual letters. For your copy of Fifteen Gifts You Can Make, write to Patricia Scott In care of this newspaper, enclosing a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope and 20c In coin to cover printing and handling costs. The subjects for thla fascinating booklet were selected from among Miss Scott's most popular columns. © Publishers Newspaper Syndicate YWCA Calendar MONDAY, Sept. 23 Out-of-the-Rut Club, 7:30 p.m. planning meeting; for adults. TUESDAY, Sept. 24 Women's Rec. Nite, 7-9 p.m. Ninth Grade and High School Rec Nite, 5:30-8 p.m. WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25 Junior Rec Nite, 5:30-8 p.m. THURSDAY, Sept. 26 Alton Y-Wives, 9:30 a.m. Girls' Service Organization, 6 p.m. wiener roast. FRIDAY, Sept. 27 Mothers-to-Be Class, 1-3 p.m. Gamimut for Junior and Senior Rec Niters, leave YW at 5:30 for Camp Oualoga and return Sunday; transportation furnished. SATURDAY, Sept. 28 Junior SuzleH, 9 a.m.-noon. a brown suit with brown accessories. She carried yellow and brown pompoms. The best man was Joseph Schnelt of Carrollton, also a cousin of the br^de^ Following the ceremony a reception was held at noon in the Knights of Columbus hall on South Main street. Mrs. Southerland is a 1962 graduate of the Carrollton Community Unit High School. She is also a graduate of the St. Louis School of Automation and is employed by the Missouri Pacific railroad. Mr. Southerland is a graduate of the high school at Morgantown, Ky., and is employed, in St. Louis by the Banada Aluminum Company. The couple will make tlieir home in St. Louis. Mark Twain Mothers A panel discussion on "Wliat Is Expected of Your Child" was presented during a meeting of Mark Twain Mothers' Club Thursday afternoon in the school. Mrs. Robert Hatfield was elected president of the club. Speakers for the discussion were Miss Pat Seiber and Joe Voegeli, who explained how children in the primary and elementary grades are taught, and how they may be helped at home, Donald Moore, principal of the school reminded.parents of their moral responsibility to their children. A salad luncheon was served. A fashion show will be given for the club members during their next meeting at 1:15 p.m. on Oct. 17 in the school.