Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 13, 1963 · Page 7
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December 13, 1963

Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 7

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Ml. VtKliUH, ILLINOIS SOCIETY Gleaners' Class The Gleaners' Class of Park Avenue Baptist church met last Tuesday night for the annual Christmas party at the church. Clara Degcnharl, president, conducted the meeting which opened with group singing of "Silent Night." Tho Aim and Motto were repeated after which Nellie Johnson offered prayer. Dollie Scott read scripture. The committee reports that five cards had been signed and sent to those now 111. Readings were given by Nellie Johnson and Jetta Harris. Delicious refreshments were served at a beautifully decora- rod table by Bessie Coriell and Jetla Harris. Mystery Pals exchanged gifts. The aJnuary meeting will include a potluck dinner with Clara Degenhart and Ruth Recce as hostesses. Remoctven Club The Remocwen Club will meet at the L .and N. Cafe next Tuesday evening. December 17, at 6:30 o'clock. There will be a dollar gift exchange. Reservations may be made bv calling Mardy Bourland, 244-'2958. Cancellations must be made not later than 9:00 o'clock Tuesday morning. PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Withrow of Albion spent yesterday afternoon shopping and transacting business in Mt. Vernon. Ray Oliver of Ashley made a business trip to the King City Thursday. Mrs. R. C. Burroughs of Fairfield visited friends and shopped in Mt. Vernon yesterday afternoon. Mrs, Carrie Freeman of Dix was a Mt. Vernon business visitor and shopper Thursday. Mrs. Tom Phillips of Flora spent yesterday shopping In Mt. Vernon. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Johnson of McLeansboro were Mt. Vernon shoppers and -business visitors Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Dauss and Mrs. Eric Shauner of Flora visited friends and transacted business in the U\ng City yes tcrday. Millard Barrackman of Tamaroa made a business trip to Ml. Vemon Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Stivers of Patoka were King City shoppers and business visitors yesterday. By ford Lee Campbell of Ina made a short business trip 'Mt. Vernon Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lagrcssr of Vienna visited friends and Featured Director Please Children With Gingerbread Cookies Becky Cook, eighth grade student at the Casey Junior , ... . ... f „!„„, 1e „„,iiHigh School, will be assistant director on Tuesday night, De- of Vienna visited friends ami! 3 , ; , . ... . , . . shopped in the King City yes-member 17 for the annual Junior High Christmas Concert, terday. j Becky, the thirteen-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Pcpplc of Blufovd was Edward E. Cook, is concert master of the orchestra and has, a business visitor, in Ml. Vcr-, studjed , he vio | in anci directing lor lour years with Kenneth j Mills as her instructor. (Dclo Photo Craft 1 Homemaker* To Meet With Mrs. Faulkner The Ml. Vernon Evening unit of Home-makers* Extension Association will meet Monday evening, December J6, at 6:30 o'clock in the home of Mrs. Hermenia Faulkner. Potluck supper will be served. Each one is asked to bring table service. There will also be a fifty-cent gift exchange. Garden OlorlcH Club With Mrs. Rutherford The Mt. Vernon Garden Glories Club met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. D. M. Rutherford for the annual Christmas party and luncheon. Co-hostesses were Mrs. William Yai- brough, Mrs. If. E. Rcichert. and Mi's. Donald Wood. Mrs. Edgar Hall was welcomed as a new member. A gift exchange was enjoyed. Mrs. Herman Rogers received first, prize and a gift for her lovely mantle arrangement, "Silent Night, Holy Night." Mrs. Donald Wood received first prize and a gift for her attractive arrangement designed to delight a child "The Night Before Christmas." non Thursday afternoon. M. J. Van Welde. who spent several days transacting business in the King City, has returned to his home in Cincinnati, Ohio. Martin Zedalis, Jr., of Opdyke was a business visitor in Mt. Vernon Thursday. W. II. Bonn of Benton made a business trip to Mt. Vernon yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Robert. Scott of Salem visited friends and shopped in the King City Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Boles and Mrs. Chester Mayberry of Enfield were business visitors and shoppers in Mt. Vernon yes- By CECILY BROWNSTONE Associated Press Food Editor ITS ALWAYS time to bake gingerbread cookies for children. Year in and year out the popularity of this flavorsome cookie never wavers. And while you're about it you might, as well use a nutritious recipe. This one includes wheat germ, a rich source of protein and an exceptionally valuable source of other essential nutrients. We have two other good reasons for strongly recommending this rule. The cookies made from it taste delicious — the grownups at our house enjoyed them as much as our small visitors. And this dough is delightfully manageable. You'll find it quick, easy and satisfying to roll out. Youngsters especially want gingerbread men cut from the dough, and cutters of this sort are widely available. Or you can cut out. your own pattern from cardboard. After baking, the gingerbread men may be sugar frosting. GINGERBREAD MEN 2 1 i cups sifted flour V s teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ginger I teaspoon cinnamon 1. teaspoon cloves t cup wheal germ 'L - cap butter or margarine 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon orange extract 1 egK cup dark molasses Sift together the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and cloves; stir in wheat germ, ('ream 1he butter, sugar and orange extract; beat in egg thoroughly, then molasses. Stir SOCIALLY YOURS... - By SALLY - These two birthdays occur December 18 . . . Mrs. Nancy Flanlgan, a resident of the Sct- zekorn Nursing Home, 1300 Broadway, will be 84 years old we have been told by her daughter, Mrs. Cleo Steinberg and by Margaret Setzekorn Take It I From Kathy ONE FOR THE GROWNUPS Dear Kathy: I have a friend, 13, who finds fault with everything and everyone and she tells me all her "troubles." I liked her at first but she takes all the fun out of things. Who can help her — Upset. Dear Upset: Thirteen is early for your friend to be relishing such a woeful state. We all have our sad moments and don't get manager of the Home . . . And every thing we want. But she 1* Henry I. Kent of the Opdyke going to be a miserable adult Road will be 80 years old ac- if she doesn't change her pres- cording to a telephone call re-lent attitude, ceived from his daughter-in- i There is little you can do ex- law, Mrs. John Kent, also of I cept suggest she take her the Opdyke Road ... We are ; problems' to an adult — a mailing a card to each one to- j teacher, minister or priest, or day and we do hope each will i a sympathetic relative. You receive many others. 'should not. bo her wailing wall. 4d j^e amy DEAR ABBY . . . Double Commentary! . Abigail Van Burerj THE WOMEN in the dry ingredients. Divide Ihe cookie dough into 4 equal portions on individual sheets of waxed paper; wrap each portion tightly; chill until firm enough to handle easily. On a prepared pastry cloth, roll out dough, one portion at a time, greased cookie sheets, about 12 inch apart. Bake in a moderate (375 degrees) oven [or 6 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks with wide spatula to cool. Store in airtight metal container. Yield will, of course, de about 1/8-inch ihick. Cut into j pond on the size of the cutters desired shapes. Place on lightly used. DEAR ABBY: My husband 'than $15 you won't have lost and I were married for ten much, years. We were divorced, but ; ABBY: Last year have maintained a wry good DEAR relationship in spile of it. lie Grandpa died, and Grandma sometimes comes and spends i complained that the hie old WEIGH DECISIONS TO , DON PANTS alone. It has come hack to me! years was too much work I'oi that this is very improper sim-e! her, so my husband and I of- he is no longer my husband.! fercd to buy it. from her. We Neither ol us has married put our house on the market, -- ------ „ , a-ain Wc arc both over .'«. and . and went apartment - hunting! to the city fathers that women what we do is OUR business for Grandma. Our children told j be licensed to wear pants, hug terdav. ...... • Mrs. M. .1. Parsons of Albion 'V 0 weekend m my home. I live, house she'd lived in for so many visited friends and shopped in , "" ! " nnir> ,n n " ,l ™"" ; ™»* t„ n m the King City Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Cramer of Farina spent. Thursday shopping and transacting business in Mt. Vernon. ««• »••» >'«-.... .,..„,.., „. v Phyllis Kiklcberry of' 1 would like you to run this in all their friends that wc were Intriguing item Irom Ihe "Reader's Digest:" "A San Franciscan suggested Mrs. . Geff. 111., was a Mt. Vernon shopper vesterday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Degenhart of Dahlgren transacted business and shopped in the King City Thursda>. Open House At Holcombs The Reverend and Mrs. Eu- your column so all the busy- 'moving to Grandma's house, bodies will quit running their Thai was our big mistake. It. mouths. Thank you. soon got. back to us that all our OLD ENOUGH relatives wore saying that we DEAR OLD: What you do is were pushing Grandma nut of Indeed your business. But yiAi her house so wc could live in should he aware that yon are il, so we quickly gave up (lie doing business wit bout a license, idea. Yesterday I learned that. my brother had just signed tlie M.C.L.A. HB» Vule Party Mrs, Leah Cavitt was hostess to the members of the Marine Corps League Auxiliary for their annual Christmas Dinner and Party on Monday Evening. The three-course dinner was served from a gaily decorated table In keeping with the holiday season. "Happy Birthday" j was sung to three members. Immediately following the dinner "Old Santa" appeared with gifts for everyone. Mystery Pals for the past year were revealed and new ones selected for the coming year. Games were played and prizes were awarded to Dcna Smith, Jessamine Abraham, Loretta Murphy and Eva Ossy. Special guests were Mrs. Marie Hayes and Mrs. Jessamine Abraham of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Eva Ossy of San Francisco, California. DEAR ABBY; A whom I considered friend had a garaj, . , bought an old lamp for a dol-' wondering what the relatives gene Holcomb will Jwkl^open i ] ar . in the meantime I became think, from all I've heard, they! -nno ...... • j ntcl . (1S ( f , f | j„ antiques arid, all- think it's great. There must be I or this lamp sal in a corner of a moral somewhere in this dirty j my basement for about a \ear, deal, but I'm too mad to figure! T found out the c;lass shade was il out. Can you? i a genuine antique and was DIRTY DEAL worth S-'IO. My friend beard DEAR DIRTY DEAL: When k it it \v you're. Nbonting gested annual fees: $5 for women weighing up to 125 pounds, $10 for lho.se from 125 (o 150 pounds and $50 for those ol more than 150." Though that tongue-in-cheek suggestion will never be taken seriously, the meaning behind il ought to cause a lot of women to take a more discerning look in neighbor papers. 1 IE is buying Grandma's j n lc j r f u ]| length mirrors next house at their home. 1708 Briar wood next Sunday afternoon, December 15. All members of the First Baptist church and all other residents of the community are invited to call between the hours of three and five o'clock. Pollys Pointers a u-iv -L snle T' no ™ .° ^'Trr* m0Vl "K lime they put on a pair of pants. U . iC a , ! Y" •W '-'mcnt! If .vou are! ,; p to m a W0ITOn " n ' ,n '•"'"""-I would be expected to pay a S~) license fee . for wearing pants, not bemuse site looks unsightly in (hem, but just bivaiise being a woman she would look so much better in skirts. From 125 to 150 pounds the j Byron V\ license fee would double because ' that much difference in a woman's weight makes pants twice as unbecoming. And once a woman tops the scales al 150 pounds the fee really jumps because a woman weighing Auxiliary Mectlnjr Tlie next regular meeting of j the auxiliary to the Veterans' of World War T has been changed from Christmas Eve to December 16. This meeting will be held at the American Legion Hall at 7:30 and will be a Christmas party with a fifty cent gift exchange and refreshments. All members are urged to attend. I Opdyke I'.T.A. The Parent-Teacher Association will meet Monday evening, December 16, at 7:30 o'clock. The students will present a special Christmas program. Mothers are asked to bring either a cake, pie, cup cakes or cookies. Dmlds Day Honicniakcr* The Dodds Day unit of Homemakers Extension Association will meet Tuesday morning, December 17, at 11:00 o'clock at Opal's Cafe. Tho annual Christmas gift exchange will be held. Suinniersvllle Ilonieinakem To Sleet Tuesday The Summersville unit of Homemakers' Extension Association will meet Tuesday, December 17, at 1:00 o'clock at the L. and N. Cafe. The annual gift exchange will be held. N .A .R.C.E. Meeting; The National Association of Retired Civil Employes will meet Monday evening, December 16. at 6:00 o'clock at the post office. A Christmas gift exchange will be held. Wedding Announced Gary W. Gilbert, a member of the U.S. Air Force, and Miss Linda D. Hutsinger of Wichita, Kansas, were married Tuesday evening at half past seven o'clock in the parsonage of the Pleasant Hill Baptist church. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Reverend Ross Partridge. The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gilhert of Bonnie. The bridegrom Is * former resident of Bonnie. STORE POISONS SAFELY BV POLLY CRAMER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. DEAR POLLY—My mom is an avid gardener and one of her best tricks is to put rose dust and other powdered insecticides in big old salt and pepper shakers marked "POISON" and she prints the name of the contents on the side. When she is ready to use one, she just shakes the desired amount on the plant. This keeps her hands clean and much safer-A READER. GIRLS—If you have no really big fthaker*. bole* could be. punched in the top ot any big jar with a screw-on top. "POISON" could be written on with red nail polish and paste-on labels used for Ihe brand names. Thin would doubtIf is be more economical as there would be less waste when applying. But be sure to keep all garden and other poison under lock and key. —POLLY. DEAR POLLY—A professional painter taught me to stir a FEW drops of black paint in any good white paint to prevent it from turning yellow.—MRS. C. W. D. GIRLS—This Is a trick I have long used to obtain a pleasing whltn without a yellowish cant. I have used it for both wall and woodwork paint—POIXV. DEAR POLLY—Dust along the edges ot wall-to-wall carpeting is hard to reach with either the vacuum cleaner or carpet sweeper. A damp sponge will roll the dust into balls away from the wall. They are easily picked up by the sweeper.—MRS. F. M. S. DEAR POLLY-We would be rich if we had a Polly Dollar for every hint that has become a part of our household routine. Nearly every column brings some real "assist" to our family of nine children. * To call attention to a nole left at home when you have gone out, put it next to the clock and set the alarm for the time the recipient is expected home. * To keep full petticoats neat and compact (a real problem with my six girls), roll each one loosely, put a large rubber band around the bottom ruffle and fasten to a coat hanger with a plastic clothespin. * Cut small squares of tissue paper to use as "end papers" when rolling hair on curlers. This catches straggly ends and helps keep curlers on children's tine hair * Hang a length of plastic clothesline, with pins attached in the breezeway, basement or back hall for those dripping mit tens.—LUCILLE. DEAR POLLY - Old shoulder pads can be put on the ends of wire coat hangers to keep the shoulders of jersey or other knitted garments from stretching out of shape while hanging. DEAR POLLY-When traveling, I clean my patent or plain leather iboes and bags with a lirtlt bud about it and came across lite you k it it w you're. street to tell me that since we square, ilon't lie iiil 'lueneed by are such good friends 1 should the bubbling of others, either sell tho lamp hack to her * * * for a dollar, or split the S.'!0 What's on your mind" For a with her if I sell il. I'<e never personal reply, send a self-ad- been so hurt in all my life. My; dressed, stamped envelope to 1 1umps because a woman weigmng friends say a deal is a deal and • Ahby, Box 3365, Beverly Hills, I j nat much should never BUY a I should keep the lamp. What is Calif. i of panlSi mucn i ess squeeze your opinion? * * • i herself into them. 1 'PSET For Abby's booklet, "How To; So 1<eop that little table of DEAR T.'PSET: A r-^il IS a 'Have A Lovely \Vedding," semi, woi g hts j n m j nc i, women. It's 3365, 1 a b om as honest an opinion as ' you'll over get as to how you actually look in pants. Weigh yourself, then take a good look walking away Irom vour full-length mirror in your A i—; 1 1 IS a Have A Lovely Wedding." s deal, and If your -iciglibor's 50 cents to Abhy, Box 3', friendship isn't worth any more Beverly Hills, Calif. Gerald Douglas Chesley Heads Royal Arch Masons Al the annual meeting of Andrew D. Webb Chapter No. 160, held here Wednesday evening, Gerald Douglas Chesley was elected High Priest of the chapter lor the ensuing year. Mr. Chesley was born in Lynn, Mass. and is a graduate of Die Lynn English High School and of Springfield College at Springfield, Mass. lie came to Ml. Vernon fifteen years ago as an agent for the Superior Coach Corp. lie is still an agent with lliat company as well as being engaged in the school bus transportation business here in Alt. Vernon. lie. with his wife, Natalie, and daughter. Mary Jane, reside at 2.111 College He is president eleel of the Jefferson County Shrine Club and also holds office in Patlon Com- mandry No. 69. Before coming to Alt. Vernon. Air Chesley was twelve years as . athletic director for Ihe Y.ALC.A. Veil; Albert C. Ricchman, Master and served four years in the I Second Veil; Thomas O. Glover, U. S. Navy as Lt. Commander, Master First Veil; Franklin Pand also elected to office were I Green, Sentinel; and Lester L. Byron W. Weld, .Ir as Scribe, i Williams, Stewart. John D. Lomax as King, William j The officers were I hen installed T. Roy as Treasurer and Cecil ;• by T. Glenn Dollens as the install- N. Lovin as Secretary. ; itig officer with Rufus H. Irwin as The newly elected High Priest j the Installing Marshall and Wil- appointed to office as follows; j Ham E. Reavis as the Installing Lester C. Myers. Chaplain; C. j Chaplain. The retiring High Kip Carpenter, Captain of the Priest, Lester L. Williams, was Host; Joseph I. Claxton. Princi- presented with a beautiful wrist pal Sojourner; Donald F. Dur- watch by the chapter. Rufus H. ham, Royal Arch Captain; Ken- Irwin made the presentation neth L. Adams, Master Third speecii. CHESLEY cream tubbed on a facial tissue. Buff with a clean tissue. This will restore shoes and bags that may be rain spotted or dull and can be used on all colors so a complete shoe polishing kit need not travel along.—AIRS. E. L. B. (ilKI.S—This litis been one. of my |K >t tricks for years and I never thought to pass it on. Thanks for tile reminder. Mis. E- L. B.—POLLY. either $10 or $50, you can't afford to wear them. Not from a financial standpoint, perhaps, but from a purely esthetic point of view—pants are not | for you. "newest jeans or stretch pants, and il you figure your license for pants wearing would cost you with an ALL-NEW collection of BULOVA WATCHES Mill Amerlci — Youth and beauty ciptuted In a tine 17 l«wet shock- resistant watch. In yellow or white. Matching tipimlon bracelet. w.n H\ Clipper "A" — Rug- led as all outdoors — 17 Jewell, self-winding, wittrprool', shock resistant, Dewdrep—Classic circlet with flexible baguette bracelet. Shock-resistant 17 Jewel movement. In 10 Kt. yellow or white gold. *«.»» La Petite—The precision of a Bulova 23 Jewel movement In * dainty case. Two Hashing diamonds and an expansion bracelet. $65.00 let Clipper "C" — Masculine styling, 17 Jewels, self-winding, waterproof, shock-resistant. Also with charcoal dial. *4J.M leiattt 21—Smart two- tone dlel with raised full numerals. Self-wind Ing, waterproof. 23'Jewels. $91,1} See Our Beautiful Selection of Longinej, WiHnsur, Hamilton, Elgin and Caravelle Watches from $10.95 LAIRD JEWELERS Southern Illinois' Largest Jewelry Store 1007 Broadway Mt. Vernon of eTerseye duster robe.*.pamper yourself in Arnel Triacetate Jersey Be comfortable... look feminine... and relax in a loft, tailored cover-up that practically takes care of itself. It has special knack for washing easily, drip-drying quickly with no ironing necessary. Always looks wrinkle-free fresh, too. (Essential for traveling.. .packs in small space without mussing!) Very prettily fashioned in Navy, Firmament Blue, Glitter Red, Geranium, or Aquatone... with white cording trim. Sizes 8 to 18 *9 98 rr I raw-- \ sizes 38 to u ClMReT.lFFANY ®t list This Mall Order Coupon STORE NAME and ADDRESS QvemNty ItlCeierCkok* 2nd Color Choice 8.18 38 -44 Crtofft Q Chtfk or Monty Order Q C.O.D, Q .STATE- FREE GIFT WRAPPING

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