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Warning to Cooper-droopers MRS. HEPTING ting- Hep Guebert vows said DEAR ANN: I would appreciate the opportunity to reply to the Texas M.D. who made the statement that "scientific evidence actually favors no bra." As a gynecologist I have seen and read of many cases of women who never wore bras. Do you know what they look like. Their breasts are flat. Very flat. The Cooper's ligament, unassisted, is not able to support the weight of the average breast. This condition is called "Cooper's Droop." Ann, please tell your women readers that going without a bra may give them a feeling of liberation but it will result in sagging breasts. Almost everyone has seen films of tribal African women which are conclusive evidence. The females have never worn bras and they all have Cooper's Droop. I hope you will print my letter so your readers will know that the El Paso physician does not have the support of all members of the medical profession. I am a - NEW YORK M.D. DEAR DOC: You have demonstrated the wisdom of obtaining a second opinion. Your word of warning may well have rescued a whole generation of potential Super- months ago and today I feel like a new person. I know now I was screwed up and stupid. I wouldn't go near a joint or a pill, let alone a sugar cube, for anything in the world. I am one of those people who shouldn't mess around with anything that will change the chemistry of my get. I'm going to spend the rest of my life.helping kids who are goofed up on drugs and prove to God that I was worth saving. Please print my letter so others who are in a bad way will know that they can make it back. If I did, anybody can. -GARDEN CITY JOE. DEAR JOE: Welcome home. You've told a story that only a person who has lived through it could tell. Thank you for writing. Do yon feel awkward, self- conscious — lonely? Welcome to the club. There's help for you In Ann Landers' booklet, "The Key To Popnlarlty." Send 35 cents in coin with body. Even a glass of beer your request and a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Alton Evening Telegraph. is off limits for me. God gave me a second chance that some heads don't Birth announcements St. Paul's Lutheran Church In Wood River was the scene of the wedding of Miss Janet Duper-Cooper-Droopers Lynn Guebert,of East Alton DEAR ANN: I just read that letter in your column from the guy who fell through a skylight while tripping. My story is 'similar, except I started with pills. From pills I went to smoking dope. This —°—• —- • lasted for about six months P ounds and 6 ounces, 6:56 Then I decided to drop acid P' m -. Sunday, Alton Memorial for a bigger belt. and Timothy Andrew Hepting of Emma, Mo. The ceremony was performed at 6 p.m. Saturday by Rev. R. w. Meyer and Rev. Wilhelm Hepting, father of the bridegroom. A reception was given afterward in the church auditorium. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymyond T. Guebert of 30 Vaughn Hill Drive. The bridegroom's parents are Rev. and Mrs. Wilhelm Hepting of Emma, Mo. The bride wore a gown of taffeta with a detachable chapel length train. Her attendants were her sister, Miss Vera Guebert, maid of honor; and bridesmaids, Miss Suzanne Wood and Miss Diane Thompson. The attendants wore rainbow colored flocked dotted swiss gowns and carried baskets of daises. The bridegroom's attendants were his brother, Thomas Hepting, best man; and. the groomsmen, Walter Simpson and Jim Hahn. .The couple will live in Emma, Mo. ,• The bride is a graduate of Roxana. High School and attended St. Paul's Colllege in Concordia, Mo. Her husband is employed by Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnston Jr., Edwardsville, first child, a daughter, Melissa Ann, 6 pounds and 7 ounces, 10:41 a.m. Saturday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Johnston is the former Frances Michelle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Michelle of Bethalto. Paternal grandfather is Robert Johnston of Centralia. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Campion, Piasa, first child, a daughter, Amy Michelle, 7 Joseph's Hospital. Elder child, Rebecca Ann, 10 months. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Warren, Rte ; 2, Godfrey, a daughter, Sarah Jane, 7 pounds and 6 ounces, 1:38 p.m., Saturday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Nine elder children. Mr. and Mrs. Alan Thatcher, 409 St. Louis Ave., Edwardsvllle, first child, a daughter, Sarah Irene, 6 My first trip was a brute. It was everything I'd ever heard it would be. I could hardly wait to try it again. That second trip was the granddaddy of all bummers. Man was I spaced out! I begged my pals to take me to a hospital but they said I'd get asked a lot of questions and everybody would be in trouble. I went into a rage, crying and screaming and breaking up furniture. One sweet kid approached me to straighten my head out. I hit her full in the mouth. That convinced them to call my parents. I just couldn't face mom and pop. So I tried to kill myself by slashing my throat with a broken bottle. Crazy? You'd better believe it. I was on acid, librium, aspirin, antibiotics, pot and booze. My folks went through hell on account of me. 1 was really rotten to them. They took me to a private place for teenage junkies and it cost them their life's savings. But they were really wonderful. All this happened eight pounds and 9 ounces, 9:50 a.m., Saturday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Campion is the Hospital. Mrs. Thatcher is the former Janet Cairns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cairns of Brighton. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Campion of Brighton. Mr. and Mrs. George Stanley, .Edwardsville, a son, Michael Edward, 8 pounds, 3:49 a.m., Sunday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder daughter, Elizabeth Anne, 10. Mr. and Mrs. William Creamer, 247 A Elm St., Roxana, a daughter, Elizabeth Ann, 7 pounds and 8 ounces, 1:23 a.m., Saturday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder children, Sherry Ann, 14; Deborah Jean, 11 and Ramona Lee, 7. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Schaaf Jr., 908 Park, South Roxana. a son, Ronald Carl III, 5 pounds and 3 ounces, 8:15 a.m!', Sunday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder children, Carl Jacob, 5, Tina Marie, 4. Mr. and Mrs. Brian Saenz, 86 Elm, St., a son, Brian Christopher, 6 pounds and 3 ounces, 10:16 p.m., Friday, St. Wed in evening ceremony Miss Debbie Ann Prange of Bethalto became the bride of Richard Wayne Combes of Bethalto Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church in Bethallo. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Prange of 903 N. Prairie St. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy W. Combes of 804 Sanders St. The Rev. William Hemenway' officiattd. The bride wore her mother's wedding gown of ivory satin and trimmed with chantilly lace. The gown featured a cathedral train. Her veil was attached to a lace petals headpiece. She carried a bouquet of orchids, stephanotis and ivy. Her attendents were Miss Janice Forehand, maid of honor; and bridesmaids, Mrs. Connie Heston sister of the bridegroom, Miss Lynne Drummond and Miss Leslie Pruett. Miss Julie Roberson was junior bridesmaid. The attendants wore orchid floral flocked voile over taffeta gowns and carried potpourri of mixed flowers. The bridegroom's attendants were Jeff Hannah, best man; and the groomsmen, Hop Prange, Cap Prange and Brian Lindsay. Junior groomsman was Donnie Lindsay. The couple will live in Carbondale. The bride is a graduate of Civic Memorial High School and attended Illinois State University for two years. She will attend Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, this fall majoring in elementary education. Her husband is a graduate of Calhoun High School and Lewis and Clark Community College. He also will attend SIU-C this fall to major in business administration. MRS. COMBES Wed in Jerseyville church MliS. CKOXFOKD Miss Patricia Ann Crull of Graf ton .became the bride of Dennis E. Croxford of Dow Saturday at 7 p.m in the First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Laveme Crull of Rte. 1, Grafton. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croxford of Rte. 1, Dow. Rev. James Rhea, pastor of the R o s e d a 1 e United Methodist Chruch, officiated. A reception was held afterward in the Rosedale Educational Building. The bride wore a gown of embroidered dacron polyester organza. Her veil was attached to a pearl petals and chiffon roses headpiece. She carried a bouquet of roses, delpheniums, ivy and baby's breath. Her attendants were her sister, Miss Marilyn Crull, maid of honor; and bridesmaids, Miss Sue Crull and Miss Betty Crull, also sisters of the bride. The attendants wore white dacron polyester gowns embroidered with rainbow miniature flowers and earned baskets of daisies and baby's breath. T h e bridegroom's at- t e n d a n t s were Kenneth Croxford, best man; and the groomsmen, Rodney Noble and Laverne Crull Jr. The couple will honeymoon in Colorado and will live at No. 48, Town 'n' Country Mobile Court in Carbondale. The bride is a graduate of Jersey Community High School and will be a student at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Her husband is a graduate of the same high school and will be a senior at SIU-C where he is majoring in plant industries. He is president of the Phy Tons, a club whose members are interested in agronomy. former Trisha Puhl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold F. Puhl of San Antonio, Tex. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James W. Thatcher of Edwardsville. Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Tergovlch, 758 Berry Road, Wood River, a daughter, Jennifer Ann, 6 pounds, 1:25 a.m., today, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Granite City. Elder children, Michael Robert, 8 and Molly Michelle, 5. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cummings, Jerseyville, a daughter, 8 pounds and 6 ounces, 8:21 a.m., Sunday, Jersey Community Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Gress, Hardin, a daughter, .5 pounds and 13 ounces, 12:45 a.m., today, Jersey Community Hospital, Jerseyville: Sgt. and Mrs! Daniel Johnson, Rte. 2, Rantoul, first child, a daughter, Christina Ann, 7 pounds and 6 ounces, 9:10 a.m., Friday, Carl Clinic, Urbana. Mrs. Johnson is the former Bonnie Ziegler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Ziegler of Alton. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson of Alton. Mr. and Mrs. William 0. Harris, Girard, first child, a daughter, 6 pounds and 10 ounces, 3:51 a.m., Friday, Carlinville, Area Hospital. Mrs. Harris is the former Janice Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. William Costello, Girard, a daughter, 6 pounds and 14 ounces, 10:01 a.m., Friday, Carlinville Area Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Blair, 612 E. 4th St., first child, a son, Jeffrey Edward, 8 pounds and 7 ounces, 12:02 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22, St. Joseph's Hospital, Mrs. Blair is the former Peggy Misegades, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Misegades of Fieldon, Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James F. Schneider of 321 Glover. The Telegraph will send bridal questionnaires on request. Wedding information received three days before the ceremony will be given preference in publication. Bride's photo should accompany information and will be returned to name and address on back of photo. (Picture used for first marriage only.) If Information is received more than 10 publications after ceremony, a picture (if available) accompanied by cutlines will constitute wedding story. Alton Evening Telegraph Monday, August 28, 1972 A-9 Out There She' 8 a winner Mrs. John Norris, left, counts her money after being a big winner in the game section of the Las Vegas Night dance given Saturday by the Madison County Homebuilders Association at the Lewis and Clark Restaurant. Harry Oiler, is serving as dealer. About 120 attended the event, which is the organization's main- money making project for their scholarships. Anderson-Miller ceremony Miss Jan L. Miller of Alton became the bride of Kenneth W. Anderson of St. Louis, Mo., Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Alton. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Miller of 642 Rozier St. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Anderson of 486 Mansion Rd., Sullivan, Mo. Rev. Fred L, Beck officiated, and a reception was held in the Knights of Columbus Hall, Alton, following the ceremony. The bride wore a gown overlaid with imported silk organza with a detachable train. Her veil was attache-.: to a matching double bow with venise applique. She carried a bouquet of carnations, daisies and baby's- breath. Her attendents were M'ss Pat Paul, maid of honor; an! bridesmaids, Miss Denise Arhschler and Mrs. Robert Allen, sister of the bride. The attendents wore pink polyester crepe gowns and carried white baskets with pink and white daisies. The bridegroom's at- tendents were Ray Hunter, best man; and the groomsmen, Dave Crews and Larry Anderson, brother of. the bridegroom. The couple w 11 honeymoon at Tan-Tara in the Ozarks and will live in St. Louis. The bride is a graduate of Alton High School and is a senior at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She is a member of D i g a m m a Gamma professional sorority and is employed by Maryland Plaza To be December bride The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Miss Susan Diane Johnson and Dannie N. Mitchell is being announced. Miss Johnson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dona'd Johnson of 1207 Wilson Dr., South Roxana, is a l'J72 graduate of Roxana High School in Roxana. Her fiance is employed by Burlington Northern Inc. in St. Louis, Mo. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlie L. Mitchell, formerly of Meadowbrook, and is a 1970 graduate of Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto. The couple is planning a December wedding. MRS. ANDERSON Medicare Pharmacy in St. Louis. Her husband is a graduate of William Howard Taft High School in Chicago and is alsi a senior at the same college. He is chancellor of Delta Sigma Theta professional fraternity and is employed by Old Orchard Pharmacy in Webster Groves, Mo. Mirror of your mind By JOHN CONWELL Is the 'human dynamo' usually happy? MISS JOHNSON Fashion tips Blushing Colar For a quick midday make up refresher, a d d a dab of lip gloss on your cheeks for a bit of blushing color. Anniversary reception is planned for Medora couple An open house will be given on Sunday, Sept. 3, at the Bethel Baptist Church in Jerseyville, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Wileyy E. Johnson of Medora, in observance of their silver wedding anniversary. The couple will rece've their friends and relatives from 2 until 4 p.m. No in- visitations are being issued for the event. Mr. Johnson s engaged in farming in the Medora area. He ;:nd Iho former Hetty .Jean Edinger were married on Aug. 29. 1917 at the Bethel Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul \\aiford They are the parents of a son, Maily, at humc. YES, but only, as a rule, if it is his interest in a particular activity that has earned him the reputation of being a human dynamo. On the other hand, if such a person keeps going endlessly only to impress someone, he is apt to think that the human dynamo title is beginning to pall. He starts to think tl'.iu everyone expects him to continue his tireless pat'. 1 without realizing the effort it cos! him to build up his reputation. Should a wife apologize first? YES, unless her husband can get in the first words of apology about a fight. It is not a question of "ladies lirst." ei'her. It should be a genuine contest, with both husband and wife trying u> live up to the meaning of their love. If they did that, if each of them just wanted to please the other, their only running dispute would be over \vlio makes the first move to patch things up after a martial scrap, major or minor. Can education ruin common sense? NO; the educated person has been trained to use h j s natural talents and reason'iv^ abilities in conjunction wi:h t h e knowledge he has acquired. Of course, no doesn't necessarily have to spend years and years in school either, to be considered well educated. Indeed some so-called well-cduca;; j j s t u tl e n t s are not truly educated because they lui\e the mistaken idea that what they Kaiiu'd in srhool i^ a substitute for common sense. C 1V72 Klni; Features Syndicate, luc.) Returned from European tour Miss Georgeann Paul, daughter of Mrs. Jean F. Paul of 227 Mather, and John P. Paul of 714 Euclid, both of Alton, has recently returned from a nine week study and tour of Europe. Miss Paul, who will be a junior this fall at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, resided in Dublin while studying for six weeks with a group conducting a "Study in Ireland" research program. Later she traveled through England, Belguim, France and the Netherlands. Sig-Tri-Hi awarded franchise The Sig-Tri-Hi organization of Alton has been awarded the franchise to conduct the "Miss Black Madison County Pageant" which will be presented in March of 1973. The winner will compete in the "Miss Black Illinois Pageant." Mrs. David Swopes of 2107 Humbert St., Alton, is serving as co-ordinator for the pageant, which will include entrants from Alton, Edwardsville, Madison, Venice and Collinsvrlle. Miss Jo Green, state director for the "Miss Black Alton" to "Miss Black Madison County". Application forms may be obtained from Sig-Tri-Hi members of Alton; John Flamer of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; Don Garret of Madison; Homer Malone of 403 N. Combs of Collinsville and Mrs. Robert L. Harris of 421 Quince, Edwardsville. Paying your child for good grades If your child is ready for school, should you give him an opportunity to earn money by paying him for good grades? It is not always wise. One of a child's responsibilities is doing well in school without expecting a money reward. Paying for good grades makes them an end in themselves. A child can easily become so involved in making money that he forgets his real purpose is to become educated. In addition, the pressure created by the emphasis on money may become so great that your child may resort to bartering or cheating. Additional problems may arise when there are several children in the family. Because all may not be equally capable, paying for grades may create friction between the children. You may be asking for trouble if your child's total income depends on grades. School phobia Many young children suffer from "school phobia." ; Crying, refusal to take part in classwork, vomiting, running a fever are all symptoms of the ailment. School phobia can be traced to the home in which a child's desire to be an individual is squelched. If your child is never allowed out of your sight, has few opportunities to associate with other children; and is rarely left alone or wth other people, he will find it diffcult to accept a situation without you. As a result, school can become a frightening experience. School phobia is neither uncommon nor incurable. But you can help prevent it by letting your child associate with others in his pre-school years. Participant in Illinois Youth Music Session Miss Peggy Veil of Willowood Lane, Godfrey, was among instrumentalists and vocalists in music groups included in the third and final two-week session of Illinois Summer Youth Music for 1972. The sessions were held at the University of Illinois, urbana, and were operated by the Extension in Music of the Division of University Extension, with cooperation from the School of Music and university bands. With participants being selected on the basis of taped auditions, Miss Veit played first chiar oboe with the junior concert orchestra. fl Reading to your child The most natural, healthful way to interest your child in hooks is to read to him. In attempting to capture a chad's attention and "teach" him to read, parents sometimes force the use of devices that have the opposite effect. For instance, aids such as flash cards and alphabet blocks may help develop some skills. But by forcing them upon children, you may be developing a hostile resistance to books. Read to your child as soon as he is old enough to sit still and listen. He may not even be old enough to understand all the words, but he win still enjoy being with you, hearing the sound of your voice and watching your facial expressions. Sitting so your child can see the pages enables him to correlate the written and spoken words. Books with pictures help him relate to the story. And as he continues to develop, he will be able to "read" with you. Reading to your child should not stop when he begins kindergarten. Instead, you should continue reading to him wilh expression. Reading with expression not only makes the story more interesting but aJso helps a chi'.d learn the meaning of punctuation marks. Weidner'Bauer reunion The Weidner-Bauer reunion was held Aug. 20 at the Dor* Chester Park with a carry-in dinner at noon. With 48 present Mr. and Mrs. Lee Shuff of Shelbyville traveled the greatest distance, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Baldridge w?re the oldest present, and Kevin Babbs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Babbs, was the youngest attending. With Gary Bauer again serving as chairman and Miss Aurela Weidner as secretary and treasurer, the 1973 reunion will be held on the third Sunday in August at the park. Core tips for outdoor furniture Although outdoor furniture is built to take hard wear and exposure to hot sun and heavy rains, a fcw minutes of extra care can protect its appearance and durability. Wash aluminum furniture occasionally with soap and water. If you want to brighten the finish, rub the metal with a wax-base cleaner or fine steel wool. After cleaning, apply a light cover of auto wax for weather protection. A coat of paint will protect steel and iron from rusting. But if your furniture already has rust spots, clean them with steel wool, treat with a metal primer am) paint with outdoor enamel. During summer, wash redwood furniture occasionally with soap and water. At the end of the summer season give it a co.it of penetrating sealer. Don't use varnish or shellac on it. Cover redwood, if left outdoors for the winter. Rattan needs routine dusting. Once a year wash it with a mild soap and water solution, then polish with a liquid wax. Furniture cushions and pa .1s may be air-tight and waterproof, but dampness still seeps through the seams. All cushions will wear longer if protected from rain, so cover them vvilb a pjastic or rubber cover at night or during tough weather. Canvas and duck fabrics ca« be scrubbed with detergent, rinsed and dried in the sun.