The Decatur Herald from Decatur, Illinois on March 11, 1941 · Page 10
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10 SOCIETY DECATUR HERALD Tuesday, March 11, Fliers Have Sunday Cruise One of the newest types of parties for fun over the weekend is for a group of aviators to fly to various airports, partaking of a progressive dinner where food i& to be had. Three planes left the Decatur airport on such a cruise Sunday, each carrying two persons. Heading for Terre Haute, the first plane navigated "off course" to land at the Dalton City airport because of an overly-heated engine. The aviatresses. in the rear, might have been baffled at the course, but they did not lose the party. After rising from the Dalton City field the planes made their next stop at Terre Haute. They ate lunch there and flew on to Danville where the aviatresses got stuck in the mud. After coming back to Decatur the latter decided not to land but continued to Springfield for early supper near the airfield. Thiele Child Named Pleasant Williams Pleasant Williams Thiele is the name of the child born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Morton Thiele March 8 in Passavant hospital in Chicago. Mrs. Thiele is the former Pleasant Williams. Her mother, Mrs. G. A. Williams is now in Chi cago and will return at the end of the week. f f- i5L. 4 WW FLORENCE FIFER BOHRER Mrs. Lester B. Marsh. 1625 West Decatur street, had as weekend guests, her mother. Mrs. Frank Hermsen of Thiensville, Wis., and her twin sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Morgan of Rochester, N. Y. Another guest was Arthur Runzler of Milwaukee, Wis. Music Club Studies Strauss Wednesday Music club will meet Wednesday at 7:45 p. m. with Mrs. Elbert S. Smith. 454 North Oak Crest. Lesson will be on Richard Strauss' "Death and Transfiguration.' Mrs. Bohrer will speak Thursday before the American Government Information League at 10 a. m. in the Woman's club. She is an official of the League of Women Voters and a former Illinois Congress-woman. The public is invited to hear her at the Thursday meeting. St. Louis Garden Show Scheduled March 22 to 30 den, with emphasis placed on arrangement, an azalea garden, a hydrangea garden, a rock garden, an iris garden and a garden built around an outdoor fireplace. Previous years, gardens from Women Hear Legislator Who Is to Present Four Bills Mrs. Wilford Scroggin. chairman of the department of motion pictures, will be in charge of the March meeting of the Mount Pulaski Women's club to be Friday in the basement of St John's Lutheran church. Mrs. Richard M. McClure, Chicago, will speak on "The Modern Pied Piper,' 'and music will be by the Woman's club chorus under the direction of Mrs. G. S. Connelly. The hostesses will be: Mrs. G. F. Wait, Mrs. T. A. Scroggin. Mrs. Roy Lucas. Mrs. W. G. Kautz, Mrs. Herman Hahn, Mrs. D. J. Fuhrer. Mr?. David Check, Mrs. Claude Litterly. Mrs. Dorrell Shiill, Mrs. William Schwoerer, Mrs. G. J. Smith. Mrs. George Underhill, Mrs. Celia Voile. Mrs. J. Will Smith. Mrs. John E. Stoll. Mrs. Herbert Stivers. Mrs. Eugene Weckel. Miss Clara Seyfer. Miss Norma Schahl and Miss Mary Voile. E. O. Majors Return From Florida Vacation Mr. and Mrs. Elmer O. Majors have returned from an 18-day motor trip to Florida. They went first to New Orleans and saw part of the Mardi Gras festivities, then along the west coast of Florida and back up the east coast, with stops at Key West and other places of interest. Every year Decatur persons go in large numbers to the St. Louis Flower show. The sixth St Louis Flower and Garden show will be March 22 to 30 in the Arena. A total of 100.000 square feet of space will be devoted to the giant! many nations have been faithfully All-American garden. depicted. It was the thought of of- Many of the gardens in the east-ficials of the 1941 show that an All- Arena building will embrace as American display could well illus-much as 7600 square feet each. Urate the outstanding, all-inclusive Each will be designed according to contribution to horticulture specific and inter-related plans.jthe United States has made in re-the result being that for the first j cent years. In order to give each! time the mass exhibition will take 'of the All-American gardens an au- on a uniform arrangement, withjthentic touch, suitable back-walkways running diagonally j grounds, such as houses, cabins, through the center. I streams, fences, will be placed j There will probably be more! wherever needed. The installation flowers, in more varieties, than; of the majority of the gardens will ever before, and many of the gar- be of a permanent nature despite dens have been planned with a the fact that they are to remain view toward easy reproduction intact only nine days. around city and county homes. Hundreds of treatments of indoor! Rev. L. W. Madden of Wapella floral arrangements, such as for! and his family will return Satur An informal tea in the home of Mrs. Alberta Barnes Beall, 409 Powers lane, honored Mrs. Bar-nice Van der Vries Monday afternoon. The two women had known each other previously in Chicago. Mrs. Van der Vries came here to speak to the Decatur Business and Professional women in the evening in the Decatur Club. As a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the seventh senatorial district, Mrs. Van der Vries is to present four bills sometime during the present session. Two of them will come up today. One of these is for the prevention of apprenticeship of beauty culture shops after 1941. She is sponsored by the Beauty Culture association as it has found that such apprentices do not learn as much as the regular student in a beauty culture school. A bill pertaining to school funds is the second one to be presented today by Mrs- Van der Vries. It would have the use of educational funds and building funds inter changeable. According to law the educational taxes must be used for educational purposes and the same with the building taxes. Sometimes the money available does not fit the greatest need. Mrs. Van der Vries presented this bill before but it was necessary to make amendment to it so that only a certain percentage of the educational fund can be used for building upkeep. Mrs. Van der Vries will be backed by Illinois School Board association and Illi nois Educational association. The bill in which she is most interested is one she will present for the Illinois Society of Mental Hygiene. It is a new act concerning the commitment of mentally ill persons to institutions. Words such as lunacy and insanity will not be used and patients may be j admitted through their own will as well as by court. Psychologists, doctors and other specialists have been perfecting this bill for many years. It is to be presented next Tuesday. Mrs. Van der Vries' fourth bill is in regard to parks, that they may levy taxes to pay assessments for public benefits. Professional women she suggested to them that the amendment of the eight hour law, the Wages and Hours bill, and the 50-50 bill, which would have both political parties elect both men and women in ev ery precinct; are not the only bills in which women should follow. "All pieces of legislature should be of interest to women as they all deal with general good for all," she said. The 17 charter members of De catur Business and Professional Women's club were honored at the dinner in the Decatur club, which was attended by 100 women. A big birthday cake was in the place of honor, and guests were seated at tables representing the months of the year, each one at the table for the month in which she was born. Flowers and candles decorated the speakers' table, where. Mrs. Van der Vries and officers of the club were ssated. Twelve of the 17 charter members attended the dinner. Miss Neva Bridgman. Dr. Harriet Day Chandler, Miss Edith De Groat, Miss Minnie Dill, Miss Mabel Sparling, Miss Louise Wright, Miss Mary Stough, Miss Mary V. Love, Miss Sarah Dawson, Miss Rose Ruckle, Miss W. St. Claire Minturn and Mrs. Lucille "Rammel May. The five who were unable to at tend were Miss Eugenia Allin, Miss Lelah Foster, Miss Frances Dutch, Miss Gertrude Mallory and Miss Ida Zoch. New members voted upon were as follows: Miss Kathleen Anksoms. manaser O' Connor millinery at Block & Kuhl's. Dr. Harriet Day Chandler, physician (renewall. Miss Helen Eshelman. teacher In Roach school. Miss Frances Hayes. Millikin National bank. Mrs. Harriett Jane McDand, storage remueration plant. Moweaqua. Miss Christine P'Slmer. Girl Reserve secretary, y. w. C. A. Two More Parties Honoring Miss Sanders Miss Frances Sanders, whose marriage to John Burns will be March 22, will be honored this evening at 7 p. m. by Miss Lois Van- deventer and her sister, Mrs. Wil liam Cobb. The 12 guests will go to the Cobb home in 192 North Wood lawn avenue for a dessert bridge. Miss Betty Ann Staley and Miss Dorothy Patterson will entertain for the bride-elect at a tea Sunday in the former's home at 1354 North Main street. There will be 15 guests between the hours of 4:30 and 6:30 p. m. A miscellaneous shower honoring the bride-to-be was given by Miss Ruth Schudel at Webb's Country Inn Saturday afternoon. High scor ers in bridge -were Miss Carolyn Hilligoss. Miss Sanders, and Mrs. Davis Mannering. Letter Carriers auxiliary will meet with Mrs. . Eddie Smith Thursday at 12:30 p. m. to sew for the Red Cross. 9x12 RUGS CLEANED $2.50 Decatur's finest rug cleaning. Satisfaction guaranteed. PHONE . 4367 NORMAN'S day from McAllen. Texas. They have been in the South most of, the winter. table settings, for windows, for celebrations, will also be offered. American Gardens For the most part, the gardens will be formal in design, and each will depict a typical and important phase of United States horticulture. Among the features will be a colonial courtyard, "In Old Kentucky," including two new plants never before seen in St. Louis; a rural Ozark garden, employing nothing but native Missouri material and plants: a huge "Garden n vicuna, inspired oy me lamous Special Regular $19.95 gardens at Williamsburg a South i Universal $15.95 St. Louis backyard, an informal plus your old sweeper) and practical innovation showineiPontpal DsIim Clnra .. . , , . . , . whiii ui iiauiu iiui c .au uc dUWUIIipilMieU in 3 confined space, an evergreen gar- Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Blenz have returned from Hot Springs, Ark., where they have been for two months. Home Bureau Plans Play Day, March 31 Home Bureau members of Macon County will have the ' annual play day March 31 in the First Presbyterian church starting at 10:30 a. m. "March of Books" will be the theme for the program and members will dress as characters from popular books. As a form of recreation in the morning there will be a Story Book ball. Mrs. Velma Groves of Argenta, recreation chairman, will assign the name of a book to each unit which will give a stunt represent ing the title. New members voted upon last week by the American Legion auxiliary are as follows: Mrs. Ada Probst Mrs. J. A. Varner Mrs. Earl Baker Mrs. Earl Pease Mrs. Edith Probst Mrs. J. W. Jackson Mrs. Eula Trimmer Mrs. John ralton Mrs W. H. Benja- Mrs. Ruth Graff mln Mrs. H. O. Burtschi Mrs. Nellie Loegans Mrs. Lela E. Crum Mrs. E. H. Hamilton Winnnerettes will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p. m. with Mrs. Estol Thompson, Driscon place. South Side bridge association will meet Tuesday with luncheon at 1 p. m. in the Decatur club. Mrs. Otto Butts and Mrs. Lester Gott will be hostesses and reservations may be made by calling Mrs. O. W. Diehl. When you entertain LIMITED TIME Deluxe UNIVERSAL CLEANER $59.95 2 speed. (Includes complete attachments) Less your old Sweeper ' 520.00 YOU PAY ONLY $39.95 North Side Central Park - WALVET NON-CRUMBUNGETl Walvet has .become the favorite wallpaper cleaner of thousands of housewives because it makes their spring cleaning so much easier. You see. Walvet is bonded to help prevent crumbling. Once you try Walvet. you'll never again use old-fashioned-type cleaners. Walvet is aiso great ior cleaning WINDOW SHADES, CURTAINS. CALCIMINE, Etc. NOTE: When WALVET is used according to the directions on the can. it is non-crumbling except on certain types of washable and sun-fast paper. . M In the Economical LARGE CAN AT MOST STORES Where WALLPAPER CLEANER Is SOLD Let's Talk It Over .By Layah Kggs "DEAR L. R. "The Comic Magazine of today is taking the place of the dime novel of the older generation. "It is not a reading diet that any responsible adult would wish for a child, and yet it is a diet which is unbelievably popular with children. It is easy to see why. The magazines are colorful, quick and easy to read, telling a story with pictures. The stories furnish adventure, tales of daring and courage, and a chance for hero worship. "It is estimated that between 12 and 15 million copies of the so-called comic magazines are bought by the children each month, at an annual expenditure of 15 million dollars; and most of the magazines carry a type of comic which no respectable newspaper would publish. 't "In an effort to counteract the influence of these popular comic magazines, the editors of Parent's Magazine, believing that substitution is better than prohibition, are launching a new magazine, True Comics. "These are tales of adventure, daring and courage, but they are true tales, based on the great adventure stories of history, told . in picture form. It has been found that stories told in picture form, with only small amounts of reading matter are of much more interest to children than the same stories in prose. m. "The Decatur Day Nursery has always found the comics to be the most popular reading matter among the children, and is now using the new True Comics magazine. It is proving very popular, and the new heroes of the Day Nursery children ar.; not the impossible supermen, but real men who are accomplishing or have accomplished great things. "READER." Comic magazines would not be so vicious if they were not so hidsous as to art, and so silly as to story. Just a little more effort would make them safer for children, just as they are now. Why must cartoonists think that to be funny they have to be distorted and ugly? Som? of the pictures make even an adult shudder away. L. R. Swing Club Having ggt. m m I Dance Wednesday awing ciud win have g dap Wednesday night in the Ulinj D ? room. Bud Hamman's orchJi will begin playing at 9 p. m, Durfee P-T. A. homemal.: class will meet Wednesday at j.v p. m. in the Scout room. 27 Scott, from a local bakery Jt give a sandwich demonstration i5 mothers and frirnHc ' "wiled. Elva Koenig Marries J. M. Wenger in April Miss Elva Koenig, daughter of Mrs. Lillie Koenig, 1203 East Orchard street, is to marry J. Martin Wenger April 19, in St. Paul's Lutheran church. Mr. Wenger, son of Mrs. Anna Wenger, 806 East Lawrence street, is with Oakes Products company. 2 p. m., members will go at 11 a. m. and have potluck luncheon. Miss Patricia Cavanagh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Cav anagh, 558 South Taylor avenue, was installed as president of Alpha Gamma Delta at Wesleyan last night. Colds Go Down Get After Distress Improved Vicks Way If a cold has "gone dotrn." cam. lng coughing, muscular soreness, or irritation in upper bronchial tubes, see what a "VapoRub Massage" can do for you! 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