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Tuesday, Sept, 12,1972 center ecretaries plan seminar •-IN) 1 ft t e r s «n persona! find a lecture the factual and aspects of extra- perception win en- teHaift pests at the secretarial seminar planned Wf Oct. 7 by Alton chapter members of Alton National MRS. GALUNOT Secretaries' Association. The event will take place on the Edwardsville campus of SIU in the University Center. Theme will be "It's Your Life, MS. Secretary." A former interna'ionnl president of NSA. Ms. Ruth Gallinot of Chicago, will speak on the topic, "Help" Mr. Snowman's Burning Down" during the opening session: and on "The Name of The Game Is Development" later in the morning. The speaker, a CPS, is assistant dean of the evening division, Central YMf :/\ Community College. Chicago, and is doing work on a master's degree. As an administrator and teacher, she has introduced many trend-setting programs. She served four years on the Institute for Certifying Secretaries, and was the first woman to receive honorary membership in the Male Secretaries of America. She has contributed articles to business and school answer man BY ROBERT R. BLACK Coordinator of Adult Service* Hayner Public Library Q. What is tfce waiijts capacity of Busch Stadium? - A. It is 5S.f»»*. Tfcicks to Mrs. Mueller for finding the answer. Q. Wtat decree do you need to teach photography in coflege? VJB. JUML A. Geaerairy a master's degree in journalism or art is the nnosiRBD retirement. management magazines and to Epsilon Eta Phi and secretarial publications. ESP LECTURE The speaker for the afternoon session will be F. J. Kennelly, member of the American Society for Psychical Research and the owner of a large library on psychic phenomena and allied subjects. In 1956 he began presenting his own demonstration of mindreading and mentalism, entitled, "Positive Thought C o n t r o 1 . ' ' which proved successful through 1963. Later he abandoned the demonstration rather than admit to having psychic- powers; but has continued to press his studies and attend lectures on ESP. At all speaking engagements, he has informed his audience that the subject matter is not psychic in origin. Mr. Kennclly is :ilso a long lime member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, and he feels that his background in this regard places him in position to detect fraud and deception, which is widely prevalent in the study and practice of ESP. Miss Dorothy Paddock is chairman of arrangements for the seminar, and will have as her co-chairman Mrs. Helen Slaten. Reservations are being made with Mrs. Ruth Downs, Box 190A, Brighton, and include a luncheon to be served at 11:45 a.m. Miss Ltiella Cravens is the luncheon chairman. Following Ms. Gallinot's first address, guests will be invited to see exhibits of coffee and secretarial equipment. Heading this exhibit will be Mrs. Wayne Sullivan and her committee. A style show of clothing and accessories for office personnel is being planned by Mrs. Ronald Cowan and her committee. The reservation deadline Is Oct. 2. Reservations may be picked up at the door. The seminar is open to NSA members, secretaries and future secretaries. Plans October vows Q. Wto beads the Illinois Food Stamp program? Mrs. CAM*. A. Mr. William Fishback, State director of Food Stamp Program of the 'Illinois Department of Public Aid. 18 E. Washington St., Springfield, 111. 62762. Q. I have heard that it's possible to can peaches, green beans, etc. in the oven. At what temperature and for how teng? Mrs. D. R. Wood River. A. Oven canning is dangerous. Jars may explode. The temperature of the food in jars during oven processing does not get high enough to insure destruction of spoilage bacteria in vegetables. (Home Canning of Fruits and Vegetables, p. 29). The Basic Cook book (p. 607) reports that canning in an oven results in loss of liquid from jars and may cause a brownish discoloration in the fruit. None of the other cookbooks would even discuss oven canning. If any of you have had success with oven canning, let me know. Q. Are there any bicycle clubs in the Alton area? G.W. Godfrey; Is there a speed skating organization in this area? B.T. Wood River. A. If anyone knows of speed skating clubs or bicycle dubs, please let me know. Q. What was the name of the American woman who married the Duke of Windsor? Mr. V. Godfrey. A. Bessie Wallis Warfield, born 1S96 in Blue Ridge Summit, Penn. She married the Duke June 3. 1937. Thanks to Mrs. Mueller for finding this one. If you have questions, send them to Mister Answer Man, in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph, for answers in his column which is published on the Family Page on Tuesdays. •Anniversary reception to honor Wood River couple Mr. and Mrs. Johnie E. Sly of 270 Seventh St., Wood River, will be honored at an anniversary reception on Sunday, Sept. 17, in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary. The couple will receive their friends and relatives from 2 until 5 p.m. at the social rooms of the First Federal Savings and Loan in East Alton. No invitations are A lovelier you MISS ALLEN The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Patricia Allen and Lloyd J, VasQuez Jr. ;s being announced by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard J. (Red) Allen of 3409 Morkel Drive, Godfrey. Miss Allen is a graduate of Alton High School and DePaul School of Nursing, St. Louis. She is employed by DePaul Hospital. Her fiance, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd J. VasQue* Sr. of St. Louis, is a graduate of Cleveland High School in St. Louis. He attended Washington University and is employed by Incarnate Word Hospital in St. Louis. The couple has selected Oct. 13 as their wedding date. Birth announcements being issued for the event. Mr. Sly is employed by Clark Oil in Hartford. He and the former Miss Eloise Yeck were married on Sept. 13, 1947 at the Bethalto Presbyterian Church by the Rev. L. M. Marker. Their children are Tommy of Roxanu ;md Danny of Wood River. The event is being planned by their sons and daughter-in- law. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Irving, 576 Whitelaw, Wood River, first child, a daughter, 7 pounds- and 3 ounces, 9:'48 p.m. Monday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Irving is the former Dcbra Ann Hughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hughes of Mattoon. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Irving of Mattoon. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ray, 132 Bonds, East Alton, a daughter, Lisa Ann, 7 pounds and 12 ounces, 9:32 a.m. Monday, Alton Memorial Hospital. Elder son, Frankie, •Hi- Mr. and Mrs. Prie Patterson, 793 Oakwood, Alton, a son, Prie Jr., 6 pounds and 9 ounces, 5:59 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph's Hospital. Six elder children. Mr. and Mrs. John T. Williams of Clayton, Mo., first child, John Park, 8 pounds and 5 ounces, 2:50 p.m. Monday, Jewish Hospital, St. Louis. Mrs. Williams is the former Janet Hopkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hopkins of IS5-47 Aberdeen. Paternal grandmother is Mrs. Thomas Williams of Kansas City, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Larry King of Fieldon, a son, 7 pounds, 10:39 p.m. Monday, Jersey Community Hospital, Jerseyville. Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Cox of Jerseyville, a son, 5 pounds and 11 ounces, 4:53 a.m. today, Jersey Community Hospital, Jerseyville. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Graham of Jerseyville, a daughter, 6 pounds and 5 ounces, 6:01 a.m. today, Jersey community Hospital, Jerseyville. Buffet-Travelogue at Allen Chapel An international buffet and travelogue will be given at 6 p.m. Saturday in Allen Chapel, A. M. E. Church, sponsored by the Cecelia Gregg Missionary Society. Slides of England, Germany, Italy and Africa will be shown by Mr. and Mrs. James Peter Lewis of Alton. Tickets are available through Mrs. Edmond Johnson, chairman, or from society members. The event is open to the public. Routines for fleshy rib cage By MARV SUE MILLER Too much flesh at the diaphragm is among the seasonal figure problems. You SUddently discover the poundage when you purchase a new skirt or pants. Unlike those in old summer clothes, new waistlines are un- stretched. Weight can no longer slide down and be hidden in a skirt, but actually is squeezed up by the snug fit. What's to do? These spot exercises, that's what: 1. On floor, lie on back with knees bent »o that feet rest flat. Press hands to upper thighs, finders pointing upward. Now slide hands toward knees and simultaneously lift head and shoulders. Return to starting position, gently rolling back along floor. Repeat 10 times. Easy does it! '1. Back down on floor with leas straight and arms at sides. Holding shoulders to flrwr, raise head and jackknife legs so that knees come up to waist level. Next try to touch knees to nose. After 3 tries, gradually return to stretched-out position. Repeat 10 times. Extra: If the diaphragm really hampers your style, spoils the line of your clothes, wear a longline bra until the exercises have time to take effect. HIP REDUCING ROUTINES You can diet until you become feather-light and still be hip-heavy. Reduction in the hipline is assured only by exercise. For a set of quick and effective ones, send for my leaflet, HIP REDUCING ROUTINES. Write Mary Sue Miller in care of the Alton Evening Telegraph, enclosing a long, stamped, self- addressed envelope and ten cents in coin. Schwegel and Witt nuptials Miss Carla Witt became the bride of Edward L. Schwegel in an 8 p.m. ceremony Saturday, in St. Paul Methodist Church of Rosewood Heights, with the Rev. Philip Gardner officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Witt of 5219 Wick Way. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schwegel of 920 Langdoa are parents of the bridegroom. This plaid coat, displayed at the New York Couture business council's show recently, is trimmed with sreen fake "lamb", a new style that will be s'een in this year's fall-winter collections. Brightly colored deep Pile fat>rics> in ^ ceen "lamb" or purple "seal", : turned up in coats, hats, and even boots at the showing. (AP Wirephoto) Small sleeves in half -size dresses cause pet peeves DEAR POLLY — My Pet Peeve is with the manufacturers of women's half-size clothes who do not put larger sleeves in their dresses and blouses. The sleeves are often so small that they have to be taken out and pieced. — MRS. T.G.H. DEAR READERS - This must be a Peeve common to many as we have had quite a few letters with the same complaint. — POLLY Today's Problem DEAR POLLY — We have an old floor lamp that we need to use in our living room. This lamp is sturdy and manufacturers do not seem to make them like it any more. As the lamp is old the shade is in tatters. I hope someone can tell me how to cover it again so it will be presentable. I have tried to buy a new one everywhere, but even the Good Will and Salvation Army stores do not have them in the required size. I do need some ideas for renovating my old one. — JACKIE DEAR POLLY - Evelyn wrote about her problem with getting glue to hold her wood chairs together. My husband and I have done a lot of such work and have learned the following: Sand all wood joints to remove dirt, old glue and old finish. Use resin epoxy glue and mix according to directions. After applying glue to both parts of the joint, tie the chair to hold them together firmly and let dry for at least 24 hours. Be sure to assemble chairs properly. Mirror of your mind By JOHN CONWELL Are kids under too much pressure? YES; and it is surprising how well the children do turn out despite the pressure they catch from all sides: Their parents are after them constantly; their teachers are drilling lessons into them; they are urged to conform and yet be individualistic. The children are learning to get along with their contemporaries while at the same time they ere trying to please adults. Those carefree days of childhood . . . ? Who's kidding who? Do top salesmen need a 'gift of gab' NOT necessarily, but let's face it, it does help even the best salesmen if they are skillful talkers. Everyone likes to be charmed by the person with a "silver tongue" and that means a salesman with a gift of gab can get his foot in the door. There is always that drop to reality, though; and if the salesman is not sincere about the product he's selling his ability to charm swiftly becomes his most irritating characteristic. Will love boost low morale SURE. A man is in love; he is not thinking of himself, he wants to please the woman he loves. With the focus off himself, he now doesn't feel that his morale is so low that it needs to be uplifted. It is another matter, if a depressed person merely thinks he is in love. He is looking for someone to boost his spirits. When he fails in his quest, he blames love; he blames the woman he mistakenly believes he loves; and he blames himself. k O 1W2 Klnj; Features Syndicate, Inc.) Once dried they probably will never come loose again — MARIE DEAR POLLY — I sympathize with Evelyn, who has the loose chair joints, Glue penetrates the grain of the wood and, unless the old glue is completely removed down to a clean surface, you know what happens. The dowel must be scraped and sanded and the hole cleaned out with a rotary file or sanding drum. If the hole is too big for the dowel, some shims are called for. Tear narrow strips of muslin %-inch wide and twice the length of the dowel plus the diameter of the hole. Cross two of these in the center and glue them to the dowel. Add more glue to the outside of the strips and drive into the hole or prepare both ends of the rung and squeeze in with a furniture clamp. If one layer of muslin is not enough use another, as the joint must be tight. I use that popular new milky white glue that is for ALL things. — SAM, the old timer. DEAR READERS -- Do remember that glue must be applied thinly as thick glue tends to get britte. If you do not have furniture clamps to bold the mended parts together, a long piece torn from an old sheet (rope might cut into the wood) wrapped around and round and then a strip of wood slipped In to make a tourniquet will bold it tightly. Put stick behind rung while drying. — POLLY You will receive a dollar if Polly uses your favorite homemaking idea, Pet Peeve, Polly's Problem or solution to a problem. Write Polly Cramer hi care of the Alton Evening Telegraph. League to give husband-wife buffet supper The Alton Community Sen-ice League is taking reservations from its members for the annual husband- wife buffet supper, to be given at Lockhavea Country Club Saturday. Mrs. Paul M. Fischer and Mrs. Elvis Lamm III are accepting reservations for tito 6 p.m. event. BBB will check validity of mail order propositions DEAR ANN: You .do a lot of good in the world. Please do a little more by telling your readers to beware the con-artists who will take their last quarter. The most outrageous schemes pull in millions of dollars. You wonder how people can be so gullible. A friend of mine worked for three years to save enough money to enroll in a correspondence college. When he didn't get an answer from the school, he did some investigating and discovered that the college campus was a post-office box in New Jersey. Fraudulent mail-order schools prey on the ignorant and the poor. The promise, "We can teach you to speak perfect English through the mails," rakes in fantastic sums. The hopefuls send in their checks and some of them receive nothing but an envelope of reading material with phony forms that are so vague the poor sucker gives up trying to figure out what to do with them. By that time, he is too ashamed to ask anybody because he knows he's been had. Please print my letter and warn your readers to be careful. — SYMPATHETIC DEAR SYM: How sad that so many people believe they can get rich, thin and smart through the mails. The diploma mills in this country rake in millions of dollars and their bad name rubs off on the ethical correspondence schools which perform a genuine service. Anyone who wants to. check the validity of a mail order proposition should call the Better Business Bureau. DEAR ANN: Recently A divorcee who signed herself "Huntington Station" wrote to you and described her neighbors. They all had unsatisfactory marriages and every one of their husbands had propositioned her. "H. S." started out "Bernice wears curlers 24 hours a day, Is a chronic complainer and gets stoned every afternoon on beer. By the lime her husband comes home she is staggering around the kitchen — Wind." I speak as a 47-year-old woman, married 25 years in suburbia — garden apartments, the whole bit. I know what goes on with wives everywhere because I'm the type people confide in and 1 hear plenty. I could put a name on every gal described in "H.S.'s" letter. Here's the rest of the story — from the wife's side. "Bernice" wea*rs curlers and drinks beer all afternoon because her husband is a chaser who loves to come home and brag about his conquests. He gets his jollies- from letting her know every time he scores with a new broad — which Is like once a week. "Marge" starts cleaning the house at midnight when her husband gets ready for bed because he is a lousy lover and takes a bath once a month — whether he needs it or not. "Emily," who weighs 280 pounds and drops food on her chins (her bosom looks like a snack tray), making up for the love she doesn't get from Henry — who is impotent. (At home, anyway.) "*" "Lenore," who""says wives are fools to allow their husbands to use them as substitute call girls and considers sex degrading unless a woman is in the mood ( her moods come twice a year), is married to a man who needs dirty pictures, porno films, filthy language and a fifth of Scotch to get turned on. So the eternal question is unresolved. Which came first, the chicken or the egg? — RETCHING IN ROCHESTER DEAR ROCH: It depends on who you ask — the hen or the rooster. Wedding plans are completed The approaching marriage of Miss Sharon Susan Herren and Michael Louis Stotler of Steelville, Mo., is being announced by the bride-elect'a mother, Mrs. William H. Herren of 4000 Humbert Road. Miss Herren is a 1962 graduate of Alton High School and is employed by Stix, Baer and Fuller store in River Roads, St. Louis. Her fiance is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stotler of Steelville, and is a 1960 graduate of Steelville High School. He is employed as a hair stylist at the House of Ivie in St. Charles, Mo. The couple will be married In a 2 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Calvary Baptist Church. Open house will honor former Bethalto couple < Former Bethalto residents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chinowth of 204 N.W. Vine St., Atlanta, HI., will be honored at an open house on Saturday, Sept. 16 in observance of their silver wedding anniversary. The couple will receive their friends and relatives from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Bethalto Village Hall. No invitations are being issued for the event. Mr. Chinowth and the former Miss Clara Wilson of Godfrey were married on Sept. 5, 1947 in Carrollton. He and his son-in-law, Robert Kidd, are operators of a cookie distribution service with Mrs. Allisons Cookie Company. The celebration is being planned by their children, Mrs. Robert (Linda) Kidd and David. There are two grandchildren. Furlow-Fielder vows Miss Kristeen Renee Fielder of Bethalto became the bride of James S. Furlow on Sept 2 in the Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto. The -bride is the daughter of Mrs. Grover Fielder of Bethalto. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Shirley Furlow of East Alton and James Furlow of Mulkeytown, 111. The ceremony was performed by the pastor, William Hemmenway. The bride wore a gown of layered lace over taffeta, with a high neckline. Her veil was attached to a lace petal headpiece. She carried a cascade bouquet. Her attendants were Miss Diane Hollingsworth, maid of honor; and Miss Marilyn Furlow, sister of the groom, bridesmaid. The attendants wore floor length gcwns of orchid organza with ruffled necklines and velvet sashes. The bridegroom's attendants were John Payne, best man; and the groomsman, Frank Guntrum. Ushers were the groom's cousins, Max and Terry Huffman. MKS. FURLOW The bride is a 1972 graduate of Civic Memorial High School. Her husband, a graduate of East Alton-Wood River High school, is employed by Laclede Steel. The couple will live at 901 E. Lorena Ave., Wood River.