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Wednesday, September 6, 1972
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Alttti Evening Telegraph Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1972 Polly's pointers POLLY -Do tell W« W« Who has snow-stained JHitef glows that are too *ttff to wear that I have found that a liberal nibbing of saddle soap into the leather • rnafces it more supple and soft and this also seems to help waterproof them. — MRS. D. jr.z.. MAR READERS — W. W. dW not say whether or not ttte : leather gloves are washable ones. When such gtoves have once been dry- cleaned they cannot be washed afterwards. Stains that penetrate leather arc almost impossible to rcnmt; with home remedies. Thick "dry" soap suds may help, but rub them off quickly. States also might be rubbed with a gum eraser or even LIGHTLY with fine steel WOOL —POLLY Today's Problem BEAR POLLY — My daughter has a white plastic- leather coat that was covered with a plastic bag while stored in the doset. When she took the coat out to wear . there were yellow spots all over the upper part. PLEASE someone tell us how to remove these spots without making the coat look even worse. — MRS. M. C. DEAR POLLY —My Pet Peeve is with beauticians who carelessly scatter hair down one's neck and onto clothes when they remove the cape that is put on during a hair cut. Just a bit of care could prevent a lot of useless itching and irritation.—MRS. B. E. Polly's note — Such hairs certainly do play havoc with knitted clothes and stick so tightly the clothes almost need a trip to the cleaners. DEAR POLLY — If your children's play space is limited and it is hard to assemble train tracks, play cities, etc., buy a large plywood board of a .size that will go under the child's bed. Attach four small wheels on the bottom at each corner so it can slide easily under the bed and then out again. Trains, etc., can be set up on this board and then it is easily pushed out of the way. — JANET .Write to Polly Cramer in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph. Fashion tips Important Watches Futuristic designers have added some modern interest to watches. Lucite bangles, chrome and silver or wooden bracelets with unusual faces, make watches an important jewelry accessory. Preparing decorations and bazaar items for their third annual Easier Seal Auxiliary Bazaar are from \V^OrIisIlOD for left ' Ml ' S ' Howarci Otstot . Mrs - Ken Korte, Mrs. Rob- Jr erl Bacchic, Mrs. Pete Makuli, and Miss Lenore Vor- 1111111*11 f*v«»fl1 h0eS ' monibnrs of (lie auxiliary. A "Pennsylvania allliUdl CVdll Dutch" theme has been selected for the Nov. I event which will be held at the Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church. Speed demon 'heartbreaker' few days with me and watch a teenager writhe in agony on the gravel near a highway while he waits for an ambulance that will come too late to take him to a hospital. so instead, he goes straight virginity until 2:30 a.m. and she had a tcrrblc time getting out of his apartment. You asked her what she was doing in a guy's apartment until 2:30 a.m. anyway? Ann, it's apparent that it's been a long time since you played the Dating Game. Gone are the gentle seducers of yesteryear. Now the at- DEAR ANN: Occasionally you print something of value sent in by a reader. The enclosed is called, "SO YOU GOT A TICKET — MISTER, YOU BREAK MY HEART." It was written by W. 0. Newman. Comm i s s i o n e r , Kentucky Department of Public Safety. "Are you one of those people who call me on the telephone or write and complain that my Trooper stopped you and handed you a ticket for no reason at all? You break my heart. You tell me you're a good citizen and a safe driver and a dumb cop gave you a ticket for going a little faster than the law allows. Well, I hope the next time you get caught breaking the speed limit he gives you another ticket and the traffic judge takes you license away. I pray that he nails you before you crash into a concrete abutment and he has to pull your lifeless body out of a demolished speed machine. "I wish you could spend a Birth announcements Mr. and Mrs. Sherman J. Orris, 529 E. Main St., East Alton, first child, Felicia Sue. 7 pounds and 14 ounces, 6:06 a.m. today, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Orris is the former Jacqueita S. Duncan, daughter of H. T. Duncan, Paternal grandparents are Mr." and Mrs. Sherman A. Orris of East Alton. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Jones, 907 Rock St., Alton, twins, a son, 5 pounds and 9 ounces at 9:30 p.mi.and a daughter, 4 pounds and 7 ounces at 9:34 p.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Elder children, Brian Scott, 6; Christopher Bernard, 5; and Angela Denise, 15 months. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Borth, 316 AVilson Park Lane, Granite City, first child, a daughter.. Marcy Lynn, 7 pounds and 9 ounces, 10:08 p.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs.. Borth is the former Donna Cheek. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John Borth of Hartford. Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Joefel, Bethany Lane, Godfrey, a daughter, Debra Ann, 7 pounds and 7 ounces, 11:55 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Elder children, Denise, Donald, Dianne and Douglas. Mr- and Mrs. Earl Gilbert of Hettick, a daughter, 7 pounds and 6 ounces, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Boyd Memorial Hospital, carrollton. Slafl Sgt. and Mrs. Paul YGfii Of Dover Air Force Base, Dover, Del., first child, a daughter, Ashley Dale, 8 pounds and m ounces, 4:11 P4n. Labor Day, in Dover. Mrs, Yeske is the former MjU?|ba MeFarland, daughter of llr. and Mrs. Robert of wood liiver. grandmother is Mrs. Robert Veto of ieUevi'le. Mr. N* M» Wward Biwt of Win/ield, flt, first child, Am?, f poyads and 4 ounces. 10:36 a.m. Tuesday, Central Dupage Hospital, Winfield. Mrs. Bunt is the former Cheryl Schneider, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Iran Schneider of Winfield. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William Bunt of Shipman. to the morgue. I wish I could make you help scrape the bits of bone and flesh of a whole family off the asphalt into baskets. You'd vomit - just titude js « Hey Babe hot as we have done But you'd pants are in virg ^ t is out think a little differently the next time you climbed into that car of yours and opened it up on a stretch of highway to see what it could do. So you got a ticket? Mister, you break cny heart." DEAR ANN: Recently you printed a letter from a man who wanted to know how to make the transition from friendship to romance. He said he had known the girl for four years — it had started out as a brother-sister relationship and suddenly he found himelf looking at her with different eyes. You said, "Faint heart never won fair mind — or anything else," and advised him to take a deep breath and tell her that the friendship had become deeper and more meaningful and before he fell head over heels he should ask if she could possibly feel the same way about him. Then you added, "Don't be surprised if she says she already does." How, Ann Landers, how would you have answered that letter if the writer had been a woman instead of a man? — THERE NOW DEAR THERE: The same way. DEAR ANN: I must take „,,„•,7.^™-,,, exception to the answer you cilUllVCFScll V Let's get on with it." I'd like to. pass along my counter-philosophy. It goes like this: "Look, Buster, this is MY body and I'm going to decide who gets his hands on it and when. If you are one of the lucky few, I'll let you know." This approach saves a lot of time and energy. Sip me — SURROUNDED AND HAPPY DEAR S AND II: (Green Stamps?) Your counter- philosophy sounds very much like something you read in my column. I can't see that you and I have any differences whatever. Thanks for writing. Ann Landers discusses teenage drinking — its myths, its realities. Learn the fact by reading, "Booze And You — For Teen-Agers Only." Send 35 cents in coin and a long, self - addressed, stamped envelope to the Alton Evening Telegraph with your request. Honored on 35th wedding gave to the girl who wanted to know why she spent the Mr. and Mrs. Frank said her last date argued with her about the importance of Mirror of your mind By JOHN CONWELL Can a flustered person function? THAT depends on his personality and emotional health. Ordinarily, a person ought to be able to bounce back pretty fast from whatever or whoever caused him to be flustered. Sometimes, though, if a person unconsciously despises what he is doing, he may be unconsciously waiting for the least excuse to give it up. If he hates a thing strongly enough, he may welcome getting flustered, never to resume what he was doing when he became flustered. Do school parents resent discipline'.' MANY parents will say: what disciplineVSfjme other.-,. though, do resent a teacher who can discipline their child. though, do resent a teacher ability to induce then- youngster to "toe the Ine" willingly, something the fi Hfft Klnt Features Syndicate, loc.> better part of every evening Hellrung of 400 Church St., fighting for her honor. She East Alton, were honored at a family dinner on Saturday in observance of their 35th wedding anniversary. Mr. Hellrung is employed by Olin Corp. He and the former Miss Naomi Helmkamp were married on Sept. 3, 1937. The couple was also honored at a surprise anniversary reception on Sunday, given by their children: James of Tinley Park, 111.; and Mrs. Kerry (Jeanette) Jacobs of Colchester, 111. There is one grandchild. College notes A former Alton are', resident Michael Bums, of Waterloo, 111., graduated Friday from SIUC with a master of science degree in journalism. He is the son of Mrs. Charles Burris of 228 Lincoln Ave., East Alton. His wife is the former Shirley Finch, of Wood River, daughter of, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Finch, of 457 Hamilton, Wood River. Miss Linda Nickel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Nickel of 2401 Kohier St.. Alton, has been elected secretary of the Association of Women at Illinois College, Jacksonville. Miss Nickel, who is a sophomore at the college, is a member.of Chi Beta literary society and was named to the dean's list for 1972. Steven H. Fan-ell of 4607 N. Albany Road, Godfrey, r, a freshman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy. N.V. Leonard Perry of 616 .!oesi:ng Ave. received a degree in education from SIU- EdwardsviHe. resentful parents cannot do even with threats, punishment or bribes. Some parents resent the teachers, too, for being able to discipline the child without "downgrading" either the child or the parents. Is it safe to nag a meek husband? NO; a woman married to a meek husband realizes how demoralizing she can be if she nags him. If he is indeed meek, the wife knows she could .seriously damage his personality. If he is the sort who is meek just up to a ]jo:nt. his wife's nagging miirht bring too .swift a change in him. If he changes from a .strong, give-and-take Mian his sucldfii meekness in the fa<:e of her nagging should warn his wife to be on the lookout for due; to his rnentai health What is glaucoma? 4635 SIZES 2-8 By Or. Lawrence E. Lamb DEAR DR. LAMB - Would you explain to me what glaucoma is? What is borderline glaucoma and 'wiial should one do about it? DEAR READER — Glaucoma is the bui'dup of pressure inside the eye. The pressure buildup begins at tho, front of the eye first. Take a look at your eye and its black pupil. The outer covering of the. eye in front of the black pupil is a clear membrane called the conva. This clear membrane is the same layer of tissue as the white of your eye, except 'lie tissue specializes here to bt light in. Between this clear, tough outer shell and the attachment of the lens of the eye which is behind the dark pupil is a double r >m- partment chamber. There is a little gland inside the front of the eye that secretes fuid all the time that fills these two chambers. As the flu'd pressure bulids up, it leaks off through a tiny canal or duct. When the production of fluid is in balance with the runoff through the canal the pressure is maintained at a normal level. If, for some reason, the drainage canal is blocked or there is too much fluid produced the pressure builds up and is transmitted to the big chamber of the eye behind the lens, which :s filled with a gelatineouslike material. The buildup of press 1 ;!'* inside the eyeball presses on the receptors for vision and if the pressure gets great, enough it can destroy the^o and cause a person to develop blindness. The way glaucoma is diagnosed literally is by measuring the pressure inside the eyeball. This done by a little gadget is pressed down on the eyeball to measure its firmness. You can think of this as a modified pressure gauge that the garage mechanic uses to test the pressure in the tires of the automobile. When glaucoma is pretty well-established, the pressure will be fairly high and a great deal higher than that found within the so-called norrral range. There are some individuals who have a little elevation beyond what s considered normal, but yet not as high as that seen in a full-blown case of glaucoma. These are the borderlh o cases. There isn't much you can do about glaucoma, except In 1 sure to give yourself an opportunity to be diogno.-eJ early. Whenever the pressure becomes definitely elevated and your doctor is satisfied that you have glaucoma, it v time to start getting trwii- ment. Undue delay can contribute to early blindness. Doctors can do a lot to treat early cases of glaucoma ,t they, have a chance to soe them soon enough. This problem usually doesn't occur until after age 40. because it is much mere common after that age it is a good idea for everyone to have an eye examination at least once a year and pirt of the examination sh.nild include a measurement of the pressure in the eyes. Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph. Fora copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on the menopause, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for "The Menopause" booklet. Weavers meeting slated Thursday The Lewis and Clark Weavers' Association will meet Thursday of this week in the United Methodist. Church on Main street. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. 7-Part Wardrobe! PRINTED PATTERN Seven, yes, seven quickie, easy, pretty back-to-school styles with princess lines 'in one pattern! Choose permanent, press cottons or knits in plaids, checks, solids! Printed Pattedn 4635: New Children's Sizes, 2, 4, 6, 8. Size B takes 1'4 yards 60-inch. Seventy-Five Cents for each pattern — add 25 cents for each pattern for Air Mail and Special Handling. Send to Anne Adams, Care of Alton Evening Telegraph, 177 Pattern Dept, 243 West 17th St., New York, N.Y., 10011. Print Name, Address with Zip, Size and Style Number. Be a fashion winner! See 100 easy, fascinating styles — choose one pattern free in all new Fall-Winter Catalog. 75 cents. Instant Sewing Book — cut, fit, sew modem way. $1.00. Instant Fashion Book — what to wear answers. $1.00. A lovelier you Little hats make big fashion B.v MARY SUE MILLER The little hat makes big fashion news. Small wonder! It is ever young. It is suited to every sort of costume in overy kind of weather. Big fur collar and high winds, for instance! Leather, suede, fur, felt, knits, silky prints and velvet ... all lend themselves to this approach to millinery. Shapes and colors cue flattery. Hatfuls! For wear with pantsuits, town suits, day dresses, blazers and coats there is an array of snapbrims, sailors and clothes and off-face brims. These are immensely becoming. The brim is worn on a slant and thus forms the famous beautifier, the diagonal line. Colors have a high brilliance, the better to combine plaids, patterns and earthy shades of clothing. The better to light up the face and eyes. Look for flaming reds, citrus oranges, tawny gold. In addition, bright plaids themselves form facings and trimmings, matching shoulder bags and scarves. In the late day, hats move toward glamour. A black velvet goque. one red rose falling over the cheek, tops a black crepe cocktail dress. A w r hite milk turban, draped to snug the head, poses above Fashion tips With knee dresses for day and short cocktail dresses for evening, delicate shoes, classic pumps, T-straps and slin-j; backs, will replace the clunkier platform shoes. Transparent leg-make-up and body bronziers are particularly helpful during the summer. They cover close-to- the surface veins and even out tans. a deep violet theatre coat. It is said that fashion is a lady again, a saying that parphrases "Luck is a lady tonight." Let's combine the thoughts — a lady with a i'ashiony hat is a lucky lady. BEAUTY KNOWS NO AGE Some women age before their time; some retain their youthful beauty and charm. Why? The secrets of non-stop attractiveness are revealed in BEAUTY KNOWS NO AGE. Advice covers ways to a youthful figure, skin and hair; to flattering makeup, hairstyles and fashions. For your copy write to Mary Sue Miller in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph, enclosing a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope and 25 cents in coin. Powells will celebrate at anniversary buffet The 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Powell will be celebrated Saturday at an open house and buffet dinner in their home on Rte. 1, Moro. The couple will receive their guests from 2 until 5 p.m. The event will be given by Mrs. Marie Luman, Mrs. Ethel Tisdel and Mrs. Ida May Howard. No invitations are being issued, and the honorees request that no gifts be sent, a family spokesman said. Mr. Powell is a pipefitter at American Oil Co. He and the former Beulah Tisdel were married on Sept. 12, 1947, in the Bethalto Lutheran Church. They have a son, Kelly, at home. Out There To head Children's Theatre B. Thomas Samples, president of the Wood River Board of Education, -has been named director of the Alton Children's Theatre. As director. Mr. Samples will be in charge of the acting teen workshop which concludes its year with a spring play. He will also direct the adult play which is performed for all elementary school children in the Alton area by members of the ACT. The new director holds a master of ^science degree in theater and speech. He has worked with the City Players of St. Louis, with Alton'Lit- tle Theater, at Southern Illinois University and at Monti- ticello College. He is chairman of the speech-theater department MR. SAMPLES at Florissant Valley Community College, and is associated with Duty's Theatre in St. Louis. He and his wife, an assistant costumer at S1U, live with their four children in Wood River. Heads celebrate anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Haidon Read of 325 Hoffmeister St., Alton, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary during a dinner served at Pere MarqueUe Lodge, Graf ton, on Sunday.. Mr. Read and the former Bonnie Camp of Albion, III., were man-led on Sept. 3, 1932, in Alton. Mr. Read is a retiree of Shell Oil. The couple has no children. Sorority president elected Mrs. Richard (Earlene) Miller of 612 Albers Lane, Bethalto has been elected to the presidency of Xi Gamma Mu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Officers elected to serve with Mrs. Miller are Mrs. James Cadle, vice president; Mrs. Donald Green, recording secretary; Mrs. William Moore, treasurer; Mrs. Edmond Grossheim, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Virginia Irvine, extension officer; Mrs. Robert Bonacci, city council representative: Mrs. Marion Buck, alternate representative. A Beginning Day Tea was held in the home of Mrs. Edmond Grossheim on Aug. 13. Other activities planned are a Luau in September; a dinner and dance in October; Christmas party in December; Las Vegas'Night in Jan- MRS. MILLER uary; desert party to honor the chapter's "Valentine Girl" in February; progressive dinner and St Patrick's dance in March. Service projects planned are visits to the Loretta Home where games will be played and prizes given; a Thanksgiving basket given to a needy family; ringing of bells for the Salvation Army in December; participation in Tag Day for the Mental Health Services. Charity Court to entertain Some 200 guests are expected at the Franklin Masonic Temple Saturday evening when Charity Court, Order of the Amaranth, will entertain at a smorgasbord dinner following advance night ceremonies in which Mr. and Mrs. Archie Stupperich will advance to the throne as royal patron and matron for the evening. Mrs. Hazel Mauer of Springfield and Paul Riis of Chicago will be guests of honor. Mrs. Howard Colburn and Mrs. Russell Bushnell will -also advance in stations for 'the evening. End of summer brings family reunions The reunion of the Meisenheimer family attracted 107 relatives on Labor Day to Rock Spring Park. Mrs. Elizabeth Lageman, 90, of Godfrey was the eldest present; and seven- month-old Paul Aired Jr. was the youngest. The Misses Judith and Ronette Nordyke came from Topeka, Kan., for the event, which will be given again next year. Seventy-five members of the Hemson family met Sunday at the Westerner Club where plans were made to gather again next year in Alton. Out-of-town guests included Mrs. Wallace Bruce of Indianapolis; Eugene Henson of Union, Mo,; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Warren and granddaughter and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Warren and family of Sims; and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Warren and Family of Fairfield. Descendants of the Otto Rothe family attended a reunion in the Jerseyville City Park, with 84 relatives reuniting. Guests included the Herman Rothes from St. Charles; and Virden families, the Earl Rothes and children and Mrs. Paul Rothe and children. The family will meet again on the last Sunday in August, 1973. A picnic dinner was enjoyed Sunday at the country home of Mr. and' Mrs. Fred Roth and family in Carlinville, with guests from Vandalia, Pontiac, St. Louis, Chicago, East Alton Gillespie, Greenfield, Alton and Medora. ' New sleepers ivariu, safe To complete plans for CMHS 5-year reunion Members of the '67 graduating class of Civic Memorial High School of Bethalto will meet at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7 in the visual aide room of the Bethalto High School to complete plans for their 5- year class reunion. Reservations deadline have been set for Sept. 15 for the event scheduled on Oct. 28. Reunion planners are in need of information on Bill Clayton or Bill Coats. Mrs. George (Brenda) Smith, Miss Martha Klein and Mrs. Cheryl (White) Volz are serving as contact chairmen. 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.) Jf information is received more than 10 publications after ceremony, a picture (if available) accompanied by cutlines will constitute wedding story. Fleecy warm and cuddly safe is the new recipe for tucking tots into bed each night, with the help of new textile products on the market. Little girls need only a teddy bear and maybe a big brother to make them feel secure as the twosome at right appeal'. Thermal sleepwear of Monsanto's modacrylic fiber keeps the little ones cuddly and warm, and posses superior flame-retai'dant characteristics to meet government standards. The smallest night-owl will say his nighty-nites in comfort in jersey toddler pajamas in plain or prints of the fiber; once mom has caught junior, she can get nun safely abed in blanket sleepers that are wear-dated for a year and, best of all, self-extinguishing when the source of flame is removed. SLEEP-EASIES Blanket sleepers retail about $10; baby size about $7.

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