Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 16, 1963 · Page 8
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 8

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8 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1963 SOCIETY Featured Singer First Bnptlst w. M . s. i »rpcHnjr The Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church will meet Tuesday afternoon, December 17, at 2:00 at the church. The Christmas devotions and program will be given by members of Rebecca Anderson Circle, and the hostess group will be the Mary Setzekorn Circle. Food for Christmas baskets may be brought to this meeting, or can be left at. the church at any time. The nursery for care of small children will be open. There is to be n meeting of the executive hoard at I •.SO o'clock preceding the regular meeting. ndas-thi-'s Westminster Society The Westminster Society will hold the general meeting Tuesday morning at First Presy- terian church. A Christmas coffee hour will begin at 9:30 o'clock with members of the Fellowship Department as hostesses. The nursery will be open. Legion Auxiliary Postpones 3IeetinR Due to Hie fact that, the annual children's Christmas party will be held Thursday evening at. the American Legion hall, the auxiliary will not meet 1 hi- week. Happy Circle Club With Mrs. Carter The Happy Circle Club met, recently, for a covered dish j luncheon in the home of Mrs. j Emma Carter. There were 13; members present and Mrs. Av- \ line Boyd was a guest. The luncheon was served following prayer by Mrs. Inez Quinn. Edith Sursa read the Christmas Story and Cora Cullin read "The Night. Before Christmas," and Lula Etta Kelly read "Mrs. Santa And Her Sugar Plum Sleigh." All sang "Silent Night." The meeting closed with prayer by Edith Sursa. The next meeting will be held in January at the home of Mrs. Cora Culli. First Methodist Circle Meetings Circle One of First Methodist church will meet Wednesday afternoon at. 2:00 o'clock at the home of Mrs. R. L. McClain, 1611 Oakland avenue. Mrs. Earl Adams will present the program. Circle Two will meet at 0:30 o'clock Tuesday morning a1 the home of Mrs. Charles C. Roller. 21 rs 'orthbrook. Circle Five will meet Tuesday morning. December 17. in Fellowship Hall at the chinch. Mrs. Don Crocker will present the program and the devotions. And. December 1!>, at the church, the Fellowship Sunday school class will Ivld the Christmas party at 2:00 n'clork. Kach one is asked to brinir tea towels for the Methodic Children's Home. Women's Fellowship The Women's Fellowship ol First Community Church will meet Tuesday evening. December 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the heme of Rev. Delbert Wickstrom. 321(5 Blackberry. Hostesses will br Melvarime Mitroy. Ann Rail, Nora Coon and Margaret Kent. There will be a gift exchange. Sumnicrsvillp Round Dozen The Summers\illr Do/cn Club will meet dav, December 1S. at of Mrs. Birdie Clark, nual Christmas party exchange will be heli!. Rclle Rivp, Opdvke W.S.C'.S. MrrtlnK R o ii ;i rl Wedin's- the home Die and an- uili rcll. eighth grade student at the Casey Junior '!l sinrj on Tuesday night, December 17 for the will sing 'Giddy B.P.W. Club Has Yule Party The Mt Vernon Room of the L & N Cafe was transformed into a dazzling Christmas picture for the December dinner party of the Mt. Vernon Business and Professional Women's Club which was held on Monday evening, December 9. Members and guests arrived early to e.ijoy the social hour which preceded the dinner where Oma Jones, Geraldino Dorris, Edith Cates. Margaret Hicks. Anna Betty Huck. Thelma N'olta, Marge Powers and Evelyn Witter, all members of the hospitality committee, attended the appropriately decorated refreshment table and greeted each arrival. Mrs. Geraldino Dorris opened the meeting by leading the group in the Club Collect. Mrs. Oma Jones, committee chairman, served as mistress of ceremonies and introduced Miss Anita Pericoli of Milan. Italy as the guest speaker. Miss Per­ icoli is attending Mt. Vernon Township High School on the Student Exchange Program and is making her home with Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth White*' of this city. Miss Pericoli's interestingly drawn comparisons of Christmas customs of her homeland and those she is witnessing in Mt, Vernon during our current Christmas season kept her attentive audience do- lighted. At the lose of her talk, she invited questions and had!candy trees and unusual centers The Woman's Society o! Christian Service of Belle Rice and Opdyke Methodist church met December 0 at thr home of Mrs. Gladys Baker--which was beautifully dcroratrd for the occasion Mrs. Helen Hampton, president, presided at the business session It was announced that the (irst mission study book will he planned and taught by Mrs Helen Scrivner at the ,lanuar\ mretiiu. Mrs. Roane, spiritual life chairman, will report, at the .lanuary meeting, on plans to organize prayer groups. The lesson. "If We Had IVr-n In Bethlehem" was presented by Mrs. Faster Serivner—with givup participation and singing of carols. Mrs. Baker arranged a beautiful worship center with candles, an open Bible, evergreens and pine An interesting Christmas con| test was enjoyed during the recreation hour. The hostess served delicious refreshments including Christmas bread and cookies and coffee. .Mrs. James Williamson and Mrs. William Gray were guests The next meeting will he held January 1-1 at tiie home of Mrs. Hottenscn in Opdyke. Mt. V. Garden Club Members of the Mt. Ven.o:. Garden club will go to the Mi Vernon Tuberculosis sanitarium Wednesday morning at nine o'clock and will spend the morning making Christina- decorations for each patient's room. This is an annual project of the club and one that each participating member delight* in doing. Mrs. Louis Mylitis is Hie general chairman this year and asks for a good representation so that the work can he dune promptly. The Mt. Vernon Garden club met at the West Salem Methodist church last Friday afternoon and in lieu of exhibits fin- judging each member brought some Christmas arrangement that she intends to use in her home tliis Yule season. There were lovely wreaths, Nativity scenes, Christmas ornaments Nan, Hicpi o- nool, ' manual Junior High Christmas concert. Nancy Up Reindeer'' and be accompanied by trie seventy-piece sym phony oicheMrd under the direction ot Kenneth Mills. Nancy, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Fenton, has r.tud'ed voice with Mrs. Resnizk, Mary Jo Smith, and Mrs. Charier Render. i Delo Photo ('rati ' Tomatoes Grow At Home Of Mrs. Shelton Mrs. George H. Shelton of 1012 Warren avenue has tomatoes growing at her home, 1012 Warren avenue. In a lelephone call lo The Register-News last Saturday she explained that she transplanted a small plant from her garden just before the heavy frosts arrived a few weeks ago. The plant, quite small at that time continues to thrive inside her home and has produced four tomatoes. These, now beginning to ripen, may be included in the menu for her Christmas dinner. Ike To Winter At Palm Desert PALM DESERT, Calif. ("API Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower is expected to arrive at Palm Desert for his winter vacation Tuesday morning. William R. Daugherty. general manager of the Eldorado Country Club where the Eisen­ howers stay, said the former president and Mrs. Eisenhower will arrive at San Bernardino by train, then drive to their cottage on the club's 11th tair- wav. Dr. Harry Thompson Creates Inspiring Manger Scene DR. HARRY THOMPSON, for the second year, has transformed the patio at his home, 324 north 12th street, Into an inspiring nativity scene. This year, it is even more beautiful because the background appointments have been increased— J with over six hundred red and green lights blinking from thirty-four tall Christmas trees. On the lawn of the Thompson home, the enormous evergreen tree is again brightly glowing with over a thousand multi-colored lights. And, to further increase the gaiety, three smaller trees are similarly lighted. Last year, large groups visited the nativity scene — as word spread regarding its beauty. And this year, the patio will again be open to the public from six until nine o'clock each evening. During these hours, Cnristmas carols are played over an amplifier. (Delo Photo CrafO DEAR ABBY . . . A Meeting's In Order! PERSONAL Abigail Van Burer FOR LADIES ONLY By SALLY LADIF.S i »NLY 2C Ml-:. AND MLS. Dl'I.ANKY have a- riled tin' neighborhor live una the Cinr a tams u Inch u ere mired la-l Near . . Nick i« -eatrri in ML'D see ill-.'RMAN un hriubt- id where I I mas ileeor- so much ad. dolly St. i sleigh and Ills IVIIIrT gallopim: down ili, laney home . , pi'oaehes. a .-( the ^roiip on i • 1 1111 u i kitr; be ti % ule Sp, could home a- th I rciily r, JIM hetw a\nicliii-.; , riu.':it NO'.V r -'-em all set to go aver the poi'eli and chimney at the |)u- . When dii'-k ap- itli.-.hi i«, turned making a gay i i 'i i onil i the Dulaneys. it interior of their brightly decorated ot their porch . . . ildn't say hecau-e •ii us I'm -nit ol \ isit to ineir house . . I'll tell yr.U \\ iiv 1 .i M know the subject el around lo a \ isit t Inn y in. nio to my h <in >r one word leadini; to .motile com t 'i'>at urn is hound el around hi what they eh I along w. ill-, them at time . . . NaturalU. if you an oiuu e of ! want lo know as, so I'll tell you ... It ,' picture Maine the type can be set on a table . . . moment 1 saw it. 1 knew as absolutely ANCIENT I said so . . . Then, f start- about the ornate which had creat- ilu> unusual design . . . Well, to make a loir.; and exciting SIOIA a sbi.rt. (in ,., got to the point . . . They .gave the li'iiinc to me . . . So, underneath a coat ol paint, would sou like The solid COPPKR w 11 I'l-C .1111 tiler to g broil that have Villi' II V was that The it w ami eel enthusing workmanship trouble at all . . . To prepare it. here's all you'll need . . . One package date bread mix . . . one and one-half cups chopped candied 1 mil . . . one cup chop- perl pecans . . . and one-half cup raisins .... Prepare the bread mixture according to the iliiections on the package and fold in the other ingredients which have been well "dusted" with two tablespoons of the dry mix . . . blend well and pour into an oblong baking dish which has been lightly greased then lightly floured . . . Hake for one hour and ten minutes at 3."i0 degrees . . i Remember that fruit cake slices better when completely cold . . . alsoj remember it can be neatly stored h\ wrapping in alumiu-' uni foil and placing in the re- • liigcrator . . . For extra-flavor. ! bring one-half cup syrup to a hoi! and, w ilh pastry brush, : gla/e tiie cake before storing. >; to know what f toiiiul frame happens to be . And, now a ready answer for all. When ! asked, ''What has impressed | you the most?", she hastily answered, "The fact that we are all alike—you Americans and 1 we Italians- we are basically' the same people regardless of the minor language barrier." Miss Margaret Ann Cum- 1 mings, club president, extended season's greetings to all and | conducted the brief business i Ncssion. She introduced the fol lowing guests: Mrs. Relle Parker, Mrs. Roxie Summons, Mrs. Ann Garrison. Mrs. Stella Rudolph, Miss RUIA .tr 'hnM .oii. Miss Grace Borah. Mrs. Ro >s unci Mrs. Kenneth White all of Mt. Vernon. Group singing ol Christmas Carols, led hy Geneva Elder with Ireta Fitxjerrells at the piano, provided additional additional Christmas atmosphere to the meeting. The climax of the evening was Ihe personal appearance <>! Santa Clans who passed out kisses to all the "puny girls.'' Contrary to the usual order, Santa left, burdened with a huge assortment of toys as a matter of fact, he had to call on assistance from members of help carry the many gifts. Each club member brought a Christmas wrapped toy for a Mt. Vernon youngster in lieu of a member gift exchange item. These toys are to be included in the Cnristmas baskets being prepared by local organizations. The committee in charge had arranged for each member and guest to receive a cleverly packaged favor and Mrs. Margaret Benton was awarded the special Christmas centerpiece. pieces that were viewed by the members of the club as well as many visitors who called during the afternoon. The trip to tiie sanitarium on | Wednesday will complete a i most active year tor the club ; which this year was celebrating i its silver anniversary. The lu -s .t 'large project, of the year was i the (lower show titled "Tiie I Joys and Tears of Twenty-lne I Years" which was held at the i First Presbyterian church in July under the direction ot Mis. W. II. Krohn. Then in September the members entertained ; the general public with a silver anniversary tea at the Wosi Salem Methodist church with Mrs. Eddie Mifflin and Mrs. Edwin Wood acting as chairman of this event. The theme tor the year was "Today is Yesierdav's Tomorrow" and it was a most grat- ! dying year in all who participated. pleteh rcfiuislu'd it i, lilul collector's item . . . lurally, 1 (eel sneaky . . . though they Have insisted wouldn't want it back--no matter what the metal turned out io be . . . .lust the same. I've made up my mind . . . When I go over to show them what a priceless treasure ir is, I'm going' to w a veil closely . . . And. the moment 1 see one ot them start DROi iLLNG, I'll sci down the frame and held for hoine.i r received a telephone call ! ist Eii'ilay morning wanting to know if 1 could publish a "hurry-up" cake recipe . . . (Seems liie caller was just aboul frantic b.'cau-r he has been re- ciiiesii'd to lurnisb such a cake as her sh.iiv ot a Christmas limner to lie held later on this week . . . Well, my search for this recipe was a short one . . . In tact, 1 tound II with no And. to answer another request, here is a recipe for ham balls in sour cream . . (Found curiosiiy. I this one in the same book that iust what i listed the fruit cake . . . Makes [ me feel like I'm in a sort of i lucky streak these days . . . As a matter of fact, this is another | recipe I'd never even heard 1 about , . . ) So. now I know (how it's done - and here's how | . . . Pan fry one-fourth cup i chopped onions in four table| spoons olco . . . remove from ' fire and combine with one , pound ground, cooked ham, one | fourth teaspoon pepper and one egg . . Shape the mixture into balls and brown in fat . . . remove from fire and place in a j lightly gieasod baking dish . . . . now combine two tablespoons (lour wivh two tablespoons melted olco in skillet where meat was browned . . . add one- half cup water and one cup sour cream and bring to a simmer . . . pour over the ham balls and bake -uncovered for twenty minutes at "."it) degrees ... i A footnote to the recipe assures me that this concoction is truly delicious . . . And. 1 hope I'll be hearing from the homemaker who requested it . . . Could be she'll enthuse about it, loo .i DEAR ABBY: I married a woman who is "club happy." j She joins everything she can | get into—accepts offices, volunteers for committees and ' goes like a house afire six days a week. She keeps a date book in her purse and schedules herself for every hour. We have very little home life because she never lias time to cook a meal or to spend an evening at home. Our phone rings constantly with her club business and she thinks this is popularity. When night conies she is so keyed up she has to take pills to sleep. Anv suggestions? HER HUSBAND DK.-VR IirSBAND: Make nn appointment with her for nn emergency "StatP-Of-Thc-Fiim- Hy" meeting. Let the. first order of business he your list of complaints with regard to her clubbing your marriage to n pulp. Only when slir realizes that you wont stand for it will she ease off. Otherwise, YOU had better resign yourself to being last on Iter agenda forever. • * DEAR ABBY: How about this'.' My brother's wife phoned me and said. " We have some Christmas gifts for you and your family. Come and get them." They have a car, too, and they live less than ten minutes from us. I didn't want any bad feelings, so I didn't tell her off, I just said, "Thank you." and never picked them up. Now she is mad anyway. What would you have done? STUBBORN DEAR STUBBORN: If you had lii'ctl sincere in not wanting "bad leelings," you should , have picked up the gifts and j kept quiet. : DEAR ABBY: Our daughter, ' who is VI. was invited to a i slumber pariy at a girl friend's ! house. There were 12 girls in , all. Some boys crashed the i party. As we understand it. | the girls let them in and \ let them in and seemed to en! joy their company, hut later on I they got rowdy and more boys I came, and the police had to be j called. We later learned that the parents of the girl who [ gave the party did not sleep at home. They slept at some friend's home so the girls could have an extra bedroom. Our daughter is invited to another slumber party. Her father says if we call girl who's says I hey right. (Mir it we call the be like saying her. What do suv, the she s all w she can't go. I the mother of i giving it and I will lie home, it | daughter says j mother it will we don't trust j you say? CONCERNED j OF.Alt CONl'KRNKl): I say ; your daughter is lucky she didn't get a flat NO I'roni both you and her Dad, I would not Lpermit her to go unless I hud the assurance of the mother i that the parents would be at j home. And even then, I'd think 1 twice. ' Mrs. Fred Staggs of Wayne ; City spent Saturday afternoon i shopping in Mt. Vernon. ; Mrs. William McKinuey of Fairlield was a King City shop- 1 per and business visitor Satur- ! day. Mrs. Mela Kittle of Wayne i City transacted business and shopped in Mt. Vernon Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Sensel 1 of Kiehvievv. III., were King j City shoppers and business visi- ' tors Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Zola m Woolever ol : Wavne City visited friends and shopped in Mt. Vernon Satur- i day. .Mrs. dell Thomas of Spring- erlon spent Saturday shopping and transacting business in the King City. Don Burroughs of Waltonville made a short business trip to Mt. Vernon Saturday. L. C. Spangler was a business visitor in the King City Saturday afternoon. Mrs. l.ova Farmer of Inn spent Saturday afternoon shopping in Ml. Vernon. Morris BecliVel of Woodlawn transacted business in the King City Saturday. Don Schwenninger of Opdyke was a business visitor in Mt. Vernon Saturday afternoon. II. E. Austin of Wayne City spent Saturday afternoon transacting business iu the King City. Mrs. Lorn Farmer of Ine spent Saturday afternoon transacting business in the King City. Evan Smith of Belle Rive marie a short business trip to Ml. Vernon Saturday. Mrs. Larry ''"homas of Spi'tn- gerton visited friends and shopped in the King City Saturday. Ernie Langa ol Woodlawn was a business viistor in Mt. Vernon Saturday afternoon. Glenn Newell of Schellcr transacted business in Mt. Vernon Saturday. Donald Edmison of Opdyke was a King City business visitor Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Doris Barnard ol" Wayne City visited friends and shopped in ML Vernon Saturday. Don Brarldy of Blufoi'd was a business visitor in the King City Saturday afternoon. Roy Schuster of Mel.eansbo- ro spent Saturday afternoon transacting business in Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Nohle Shelton of Opdyke was a Mt. Vernon shopper and business visitor Saturday. SOCIALLY YOURS... - By SALLY - Mrs. Mae DeWHt of DOS Conger will be 85 years old December 18 we have been told by one of her neighbors, Mrs. Mini nio Rough . . . December 21 is ! the birthday of Wlllliim Troiv- | bridge of {1 10 south 23rd street. J He will he .SO years old according lo a telephone call received I from his wife . . . We do hope | each one will get many other i cards with the one we arc mail- i ing today. 1 Sally was pleased to gel a note from Mrs. Maxine Culli in which she reports that Mrs. Nell Webb received 01 cards following the recent announcement of her birthday in this column. PRINCESS BEAUTY SALON Open 6 Days Week — Also Evenings SPECIALS $20.00 Permanent- For $10.00 $12.50 Permanent For $7.50 (For Cirls Cnder 18) $10.00 Permanent For $5.00 242-5566—12th and Jordan What's on a persona! reply. I adressed, stamped I Abbv. Box •"•'- • I Cali'i. .'ttlio, vour mind' send a sell. envelope to Beverly Hills. ALWAYS SURE OF A WARM WELCOME! com- heau- 1 i Na- ev en thev & I t i Mill Circle .Meeting Tiie Mill Circle will 0:'-'0 o'clock Tuesday at Logan Street church. Each member to bring toys for a needv child and money for the Lottie Moon Christmas offering. Men's Night pot-luck T 00 p.m. and "a Lovievv" presented Dunham's dance stu­ mer t ai morning Baptist is asked Federated Civic Club Meeting Mi. Vernon Federated Civic- Club will hold its December meeting Wednesday night av the Elks Lodge. The meeting include- dinner a ('hristiv.a by Deity dents. Hostesses for the meeting arc Betty Boli-rjack and Eve Reid Co-ehuirnieii, Belly Carte r, Natalie Ohoslev. Kuth Gentle, Lorraine Glitzier, Ueha Holt Genevieve Laird, and Prasulm. When 1 requested a recipe [or a twenty-four hour salad. I'll admit that 1 was worried ... 1 didn't think I'd gel it . . . Well, I'm happy lo say that the response has been WONDERFUL . . . So. tomorrow. I'll start publishing them with the names of all you wonderful gals who have so kindly come to my rescue. Harmon, 17, Belle Rive. Charles Roy Sampson, 30. and Bernita Lavonne Hockman, IS. both of Cisne. SWIFT KAKMN'CiS I'I' 1 CHICAGO (AP» - Swift & 1 Co. lias reported \%3 earnings ! up to S17.111.-130 or S 'J.85 a ! share over lust vear's earnings Lorcne ! of S16,'.U'.i,9'27 or $2.72 a share. ! Dollar sales volume, however. - i was S2.473.-150.029— slightly less MAimiAC.K LICENSES ' " ia » Vf* President Porter Jarvis said Sunday. He added that William Franklin Wilson, 20, : 1963 set a record tor tons of Mt. Vernon, and Phyllis Sue! products sold. 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