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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

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Spoon cake is something special Apricot spoon cake is Southern specialty for all regional tastes. Tips for young jobseekers Landers DEAR ANN: You be the judge. Our son insists that ne not 'be denied the right to "be himself" — his father says, "You must learn to compromise if you're going to live in the real world." Who is might? John walked the streets for three colid weeks looking for a job. He is 20, has decided not to go back to college (says it's a waste of time) and is a quiet boy with strong principles. John and his father have always seen things from a different point of view. I am sure John is not as radical as his father thinks he is, nor is his father as conservative as John seems to believe. Tonight a friend of ours called to let us know that Johft had been in to see him about a job. Our friend told John that since he would be meeting the public he would have to trim his hair somewhat and get rid of his beard. John promptly let him know that he did not want the job if it meant submerging his personality and be something he wasn't. A full-blown argument followed between father and son and, as Is the case with most arguments, no one convinced anyone of anything. We would appreciate It if you would let us know how you feel about this. Could John have accepted the boss' terms without selling out the Establishment?" — FOR AND AGAINST DEAR F AND A: When a young man goes looking for a job he should accept the fact that he is not going to make the rules or call the signals. The burden of proof is on him — not the employer. An employer who does not want a young man with long hair and a beard will'not look favorably on a fellow who says "take it or leave it." I realize there are laws against .discrimination, but there are no laws against refusing to hire an applicant with a negative personality — and this is why John and others like him lose out. DEAR ANN: Our daughter is marrying a boy we do not know very well. His family lives in another city. The mother of the groom sent us the guest list yesterday. We were surprised to see the name of a young cousin who is an epileptic. We don't want to spoil the wedding by exposing our guests to the unpleasant experience of witnessing a fit. What can we do except tell the woman we don't want to take the chance - ON THE SPOT DEAR ON: Almost all epileptics respond to drugs which control seizures. (Please don't say "fits".) The cousin should be invited. To exclude him would be an unspeakable act of cruelty. DEAR ANN: Recently a column of yours created quite an argument. I refer to the one where you said It was in poor taste to print on an 8jr AIEEN CLAIRE NEA Food Editor Those dessert lovers who never have tasted a traditional plantation spoon cake are in for a special treat. Spoon cakes have a bottom layer of pudding and a fruit topping. Try one with apricot halves and almonds that rise to the top during baking. This Is good hot or cold and many will insist on a lemon-flavored whipped cream as a topper served while the Apricot spoon Cake is still warm. Apricot Spoon Cake 1 package (18% ounces) yellow cake mix 2-3 cup milk 1 cup toasted blanched slivered almonds 1 can (17 ounces) apricot halves 2-3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 cap heavy cream i£ teaspoon grated lemon peel Blend cake mix and milk thoroughly in bowl; stir in 2-3 cup of the almonds. Spread in greased 12x7%x2-inch (2- quart) baking dish. Bake in 350-degree oven 25 minutes. Drain apricots, reserving syrup. Add enough water to make 1% cups liquid. Cut apricots in half. Heat apricot syrup mixture with brown sugar; pour Alton Evening Telegraph Thursday, August 31,1972 A-13 Ready-made handcrafts give decorating a personal touch To be wed on Sept. 9 MISS CYPRIAN The approaching marriage of Miss Henrietta Herberta Cyprian and Danny Cunningham of Webster Groves, Mo., is being announced by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cyprian of 2222 Seminary. The couple will be married on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the St. John Baptist Church. Miss Cyprian, a 1970 graduate of Alton High School, as employed by Gusdorf and Sons in St. Louis. Her fiance, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cunningham of Webster Groves, is a 1968 graduate of Webster Groves High School. He attended Meramac Junior College and Forest Park Junior College. He is employed by Chrysler Corp. in Fenton, Mo. party, "no gifts please." A couple of women said you had a lot of nerve to say yes or no on such a personal matter. Frankly, I think when people ask for your opinion you have the right to tell them what you think. And now here's another question along the same line: I received a wedding invitation last week and to it was attached a little card that said, "The bride is doing their apartment in Italian Provincial. This might be helpful to know." Do you consider such a message to be in good taste? Yes or no.-JUST ASKING. DEAR JUST: No, I do not. Is an upcoming wedding driving you bananas? Ann Landers' comprehensive booklet, "The Bride's Guide," gives you the facts from the initial announcement to the last bill and who should pay It. To receive your copy, write to Ann Landers, in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph, enclosing a long, self- addressed, stamped, envelope and 35 cents In coin. Fashion tips No Fake* If you're uncomfortable wearing false eyelashes, make the most of your own. Powder your lashes lightly with talcum or pressed powder between applications of mascara for a fuller and softer look for your own lashes. Parting Be sure to keep changing the position of your part in order to avoid hair from thinning and the part from expanding. hot "cake." Arrange apricots in three rows over surface of pudding; sprinkle with remaining almonds. Return to oven and bake 30 minutes more or until pudding seems set in center; serve warm. Just before serving, whip cream with lemon^peel until soft peaks form; serve with pudding. Makes 10 to 12 servings. (NOTE) Cover and refrigerate leftover pudding. To warm pudding ttefore serving, place in 350-degree oven and heat uncovered for 20 mintues or until heated through.) Observe Paris designer Jean Louis Scherrer revealed these gowns for the fall -'72 showing. Gowns are of black and white pifinted velvet with fall flowers. Gown at right has oversized sleeves. (AP Wirephoto) Here's way to clean f ak^ fur sofa, chair 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 outlines will constitute wedding story. Mr. and Mrs, Dean E. Cooper of 2720 Grandview Ave., are observing their 43rd wedding anniversary today. Mr. Cooper is a retired employe of Owens Illinois Glass where he worked in thp service department. He and the former Miss Nina Wiegand were married en Aug. 31, 1929 at the Grace Methodist Church of Alton. The couple entertained on Sunday with a family dinner with their children, Albert Cooper and family from Glenn Ellyn, 111. and Mrs. Axel (Karen) Christiansen and family from Sepulveda, Calif. Other guests from Royal Center, Ind. were also in attendance. There are seven grandchildren. Cooking cues Good topping: dip cupcake tops in maple syrup and then in finely chopped walnuts. Mirror of DEAR i POLLY — I have help for penise who wants to clean her fake leopard fur sofa and {chair. For either fur or a synthetic I suggest that she beat the fur rather vigorously with a smooth stick to bring the dust to the surface (Polly's note — A rubber kitchen spatula would be good' for this.) Moisten sufficienj sawdust with a cleaning solvent (not gasoline) and thoroughly rub the surface to be cleaned with the danjp sawdust. Let dry. Remove with the vacuum. Beat a bit as you vacuum to remove any stubborn sawdust. — JESS, a retired furrier. Today's Problem DEAIf POLL.Y - I would like to know how to restore ice-cube) trays to their original condition. The ice does not come oit easily any more. I have rsad how to re-treat these trays but do not remember what the procedure was. -LYNNE DEAR POLLY - My Pet Peeve is with the manufac- turers of sewing notions. Hooks and eyes come on cards with one third eyes, one third metal bar loop and }ust one third hooks, Since the hooks and eyes are interchangeable, to say nothing of many people preferring to make their own thread loops, their proportionate number jf hooks is all wrong. I suggest they change to one-sixth loops, one-sixth eyes and two- thirds hooks. — M.H. DEAR POLLY - To keep your napkin from slipping off your lap onto the floor while dining in a restaurant keep a large pin stuck in the lining of your purse. Use this pin to secure the napkin to your lap while eating. It is a simple and effective remedy for an embarrassment that can happen more than onco during a meal. — H. B. S. You will receive a dollar if Folly uses your favorite homemaking idea, Pet Peeve, Polly's Problem or solution to a problem. Write Polly Cramer In care of the Alton Evening Telegraph. By AILEEN SNODDY NEW YORK (NEA) — The do-it-yourself crane continues to stir dreams of decorating glory among.men and women of all ages. Especially popular now is the revival of handcrafting. Men, women and children embroider, hook rugs, weave fabric or rugs or wall hangings, sew or crochet. Behind the current interest In working with one's hands, according to Judy Collings, director oi style for a home fashions group, is "the dissatisfaction with impersonal objects. People are interested in having and making on e-of-a-k i n d possessions." The desire may well be there but for some individuals the lack of ability is discouraging. '' F o r I u n a t e 1 y for the hammer-my-thum.b person who cannot sew, stitch or wield a brush without disastrous results," Miss Collings points out, "simulated crafts items are on the market and they do not cost a fortune. They can make a room come alive with a seemingly personal touch." A classic example is the use of many "stitchery" techniques in a traditional room that could come, out of Colonial Williamsburg. One . such room which she likes to call one that reflects "handcrafted look without work" has a contemporized flamestitch used on the screen and window cantonniere. She explains this comes from the simple embroidery originally known as "point d'Hungrie," Florentine or Bargetlo work. Early examples of flame stitching have been found dating to the third and fourth centuries and this art reached its peak in 14th - century England. Combined with this, Revival oi handcrafting Handcrafting in the form of needlepoint, embroidery and rug weaving or hooking proves satisfying for millions. The handcrafted-look revolves around multiple patterns and for those who do. not want to take the time to make their own, it is possible to get readymade versions down to the last stitch. Combining patterns is important. Miss Collings says as she continues to describe one room setting, is handworked crewel on a wing chair. Accessories may be gay yarns in a basket and a hand worked embroidered pillow. A handmade import floral rug that looks like needle • point may be purchased along with other "hand - crafted look" items or done by hand by the really ambitious. Framed primitives for example, in the classic fruit basket design also may be bought to fit into today's readymade handcrafted room. Milk tolerance, stomach problems Birth announcements Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Wilson Jr., 334 George St., Alton, a son, Anthony Milton, 8 pounds and 14 ounces, 2:59 a.m. Itoday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Elder son, Charles James, 2. Mr. and Mrs. Robin yopr mind By JOHN CONWELL Wed in West Alton church Swarlngim of Wood River, first child, a daughter, 6 pounds and 7 ounces, 11:17 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Swaringim is the former Brenda Overbey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Overbey of Wood River. Paternal grandparents are Mrs. Helen Ingram of South Roxana and Robert Swaringim of Houston, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Ott, 968 Acton. Wood River, first child, Jamie Dale, 7 pounds and 13 ounces, 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Ott is the former Janet Shade, daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Sauerwein of Bethalto. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Ott of Wood River. Mr. and Mrs. Laurence DEAR DR. LAMB—I read an article by you on tips to combat stomach acid. It seemed to fit my condition perfectly. I've had X rays taken and received a report of only a "pre-ulcer condition." Many of my friends with ulcers drink a little milk or cream and seem to get relief. In my case it seems to make the pain in my stomach worse. I've tried to follow an ulcer diet, but I don't get any relief. Do you have any suggestions for me? DEAR READER - I'm always suspicious when a patient tells me that he has been on a bland diet or the type of diet that is normally given for ulcer patients and his condition is actually made worse. Not infrequently, these are the people who have trouble with milk tolerance. They cannot digest the milk sugar. When this happens, the milk sugar stays in the digestive tract and acts somewhat like a chemical laxative, causing gas, distention, sometimes diarrhea and irritates the digestive tract in general. The best way to find out if this is the case is merely to stop using all dairy products long enough to find out if this is true. If so, the cure then is no*, the usual ulcer treatment, but staying away from all milk products and anything containing milk. Such individuals will still need the calcium found in milk. I recommend that these people try to find a soybean milk replacement that has been fortified with the same amount of calcium By Dr. Lawrence E. Lamb that's normally present i n milk. If you can't find it in your grocery store, it can usually be found in healui food stores. The other problem which can be confused with ordinary ulcer pain is the low blooi sugar problem. Individuals whose blood sugar drops sharply often have ulcer symptoms. The reason is that the same mechanism that causes excess insulin to be poured out from the pancreas that causes the low blood sugar also stimulates the stomach 10 pour out acid pepsin juice. Milk, with its milk sugar, and some other products that people might eat on an ulcer diet actually aggravate the low blood sugar problem. These individuals are often best treated by avoiding sweets, milk, sweet drinks of any sort, including particularly hot, sweetened coffee, and directing their dietary program toward vegetables, cereals, meats and beans. They should avoid foods with lots of sugar such as fruits, sweets, baked products, including pies, . cakes and any sweet rolls. In both instances the best way I know to find out if this is the problem is to test yourself along the lines just suggested. Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph, For • copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on blood sugar, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for "Blood Sugar" booklet. Cooking cues Just for a change, use raisin bread when you aw making peanut-butter sandwiches for your youngsters. Godfrey Women's club plans bridge tournament Registrations are being taken for the annual bridge tournament sponsored by the Godfrey Women's club. The event is planned for beginners and advanced bridge players. The tournament will be divided into daytime and evening groups. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the tournament year at a lun- cheon for the daytime division and a dessert-coffee for the evening players. Information and registration are available through Mrs. Guy McCune of 1507 Paris Drive and Mrs. Howard Rhoads of 37 Frontenac Place. Registration deadline is let for Sept. 18. •31 The wedding ceremony of Miss Deborah Kay Disher and David Lee Bextermueller was performed at 6:30 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Edward Schlattman in the Immaculate Conception church in West Alton, Mo. The parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Luther E. Disher of 401 Cobb St., East Alton. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bextermueller of Salle Road, West Alton, Mo. After the ceremony, the newlywed couple received their friends and relatives at a reception at the Hotel Stratford. The bride wore a gown of dotted swiss over taffeta with venise lace accenting the front. Her veil was attached to a camelot headpiece, she carried a cascade of white daisies and rose star flowers. Her attendants were Miss Patty Ursch maid of honor; MRS. BEXTERMUELL and bridesmaids, Mrs. Rick Whitten, Miss Susie Rain, Miss Sandy Ursch, and Miss Pat Hendricks. The attendants wore off white and lavender empire styled gowns and carried cascades of orchid daisies and rose star flowers. The bridegroom's attendants were Roger Swann, best man; and the groomsmen, Derrlll Machens, Charles Keene, Steve Mersman and John Wunderlich. Guests were seated by Terry Disher and Jerry Bex- termueller. The couple will honeymoon in the Quarks and will live at West Alton, Mo. The bride is a graduate of East Alton-Wood River High School. Her husband is a graduate of Orchard Farm High School and David Renken Junior Technical Institute. He is employed by L and M Heating and Cooling in Alton. Will the nostalgia fad le out? NO, not as long as there are still survivors even remotely connected with the past. One imperishable bit in the human make-up is the desire to think back to the way things used to be; and almost without exception most people seem to think that conditions were always better than the way they are now, A hundred years from now, 1972 ways — as highly technical as we think they are — will appear simple when compared with the 'life style of 2072. Does 'gradual' love lack romance? DON'T believe it, although unexpected love does seem to have an edge with the romantics who favor a love that suddenly "comes out of the blue" Yet a love that gradually develops between a man and a woman can be just as romantic, even if it lacks the "pyrotechnics" of flamii(ig sudden love. Gradual love, too, can be more lasting. Since it isn't "urgent," it doesn't impel a couple to declare their love until they are s|ire it is the real thing. Is kids' behavior polarized, too? N0|, bu< many parents and adultp have certainly done their utmost to make it seem that whatever children do is either extremely good or extremely bad. Accustomed to hearng "That's a good boy" or 'J0h, my gosh, what did you get into now?", the average child is almost inhibited in his behavior. Another thing, parental p o 1, a r i ? i n g of children's behavior begins so early, a chik|t hardly knows what it is Uf act like and enjoy being a kid. O lira Klntf Features Syndicate, Inc.) Hall, 425 Towerlake Apartments, Edwardsville, first child, William Laurence, 7 pounds and 3 ounces, 10:17 a.m. Wednesday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Hall is the former Martha Hubble, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Hubble of Decatur. Paternal grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Hall of Decatur. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Waggener Sr., 731 Jackson, Godfrey, a daughter, Robin Lynn, 7 pounds and 2 ounces, 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, Alton Memorial Hospital, Elder son, Roger Lee Jr., 4. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Burch, a son, 6 pounds and 9 ounces, 7 a.m. today, Jersey Comm u n i t y Hospital, Jerseyville. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shade of Louisiana, Mo., first child, James Michael, Aug. 23, Pike County Hospital in Louisiana, Mo. Mrs. Shade is the former Sandra Sue Wallace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wallace o i Jerseyvilte. Paternal grandmother is Mrs. Ruth Shade of Louisiana, Mo. Green - Massey nuptials said Miss Carole Jeanne Massey of Alton became the bride of David Wayne Green of Godfrey Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the home of the bridegroom at 5304 Shannon Drive, Godfrey. The bride is the daughter of Mrs Jeannette Massey of 3210 Alby St. and C. B. Massey of Joliet, 111. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Harriett Fraley of 5304 Shannon Drive, Godfrey and the late A. W. Green. The Rev. Wan-en Wyridk officiated The bride wore a street length crepe dress with polygon sheer overskirt and long slmes. Her veil was attached to a floral headpiece. Cooking cues Mix catchup, orange juice and grated orange rind; pour over veal chops and bake in a moderate oven until meat is tender — about 1 hour. She carried a bouquet of phalaenopsis, white roses, and baby's breath. Miss Pat Edmiston, who attended the bride, appeared in a turquoise street length dress of crepe with polygon sheer overskirt and sleeves and crepe bolero. She wore a floral headpiece and carried a basket of pink daisies and baby's breath. The bridegroom was attended by Oliver Fraley. The couple will honeymoon in Alaska and reside at Rte. 5, Juneau, Alaska. The bride is a graduate of Alton High School and Southern Illinois University, Edwardsvilie, where she received her BS degree in elementary education. She is a member of Phi Gamma Mu chapter oi' Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Her husband, a graduate of the same school, \va^ employed by LacleJe SKvl. MKS. GKEEN

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