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PAGfcA* ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1968 The Family Crown 'Miss Debutante of 1968' At Tri Del's Elegante Deltante WEARS CROWN — Miss Renee Lumpkin, Miss Debutante of 1968, wears a white gown and carries yellow daisies and mums at her coronation Saturday during the Elegante Deltante in Mineral Springs Hotel. Miss Lumpkin received a trophy from Quincy Fielding, member of the judging panel. To Wed Alton Man Mr. and Mrs. Merl Fitzpatrick of Oronogo, Mo., are announcing the engagement of MISS FITZPATRICK their daughter, Joyce Sue, to Sgt. Gregory Dale Chambers, son of Mrs. Drury Eppel of 2917 Buena Vista Drive. The bride-elect is a senior at Webb City High School and is employed with her mother in the Jo-Dee Donut Shop in Carl Junction. Mr. Chambers is a 1965 graduate of Alton High School, and is serving with the Air Force at the bomb-scoring site in Oro- ndgo. The couple will be married in June of 1969. Cooking Cues Saute lots of onion and green pepper and heat with tomato sauce and drained canned kidney beans. Sprinkle with grated Cheddar cheese and serve with hamburgers. Miss Renee Lumpkin was selected as Miss Debutante of 1968 at the annual Elegante Deltante Presentation and Dinner, Saturday evening in Mineral Springs Hotel, sponsored by the Tri Del Federated Junior Woman's Club. She was crowned in ceremonies by the retiring Miss Debutante, Miss L a W o n d a Brandon of East St. Louis, after answering questions on personality and poise concerning "Dr. Martin Luther King Had a Dream. If you had a dream to become more involved in the challenge of the social changes of today, what would it be?" Miss Debutante is the daughter of Mrs. L. S. Williams of 1134 Riley Ave. Her first Debutante of Honor was Miss Mary Lucille Sanders, daughter of Mrs. James Logan, 2524 Clawson St., and the second Debutante of Honor was Miss Brenda Dunlap, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Dunlap of 1900 Sycamore St. Others making their debut were Miss Joyce Ann Jones, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Damon Jones Sr., 1128 Hampton St.; Miss Eva McGee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McGee, 2425 Clawson St.; and Miss Janice Harris, daughter of Charles Harris, St. Louis. Escorts Were Percy Clark, Joseph Jones, Byron Jordan, Harold Hunt and Larry Wilson; judges were Mrs. Rowena Lewis, Herman Shaw and Quincy Fielding, and the Debutante Page was Miss Gwendolyn Jones. Pitt And Sinclair Vows Said Announcement is being made of the June 22 Wedding of Miss Dolores Sinclair, 506 Indian Drive, East Alton, and Ed Pitt, 1160 Lorena Ave., Wood River. The couple was married at 9 a.m. in St. Kevin's Catholic Church before the Rev. F. J. O'Hara, and received friends in the Wood River Moose Hall. The bride wore a pink A-line chiffon over taffeta dress, with a lace jacket, and a white lace mantilla. She carried white and pink carnations on a lace covered prayerbook. Her only attendant, her sister, Mrs. A. J. Pankratz of LaCanada, Calif., wore a celery green A-line linen dress with a yellow lace mantilla, and carried yellow carnations. Frances Pitt of Wood River attended the bridegroom, and Richard Sinclair and William Sinclair were ushers. Mrs. Pitt graduated from De Paul Hospital School of Nursing, and is employed by the Wood River Township Hospital. Her husband is employed by Olin Works. The newlyWeds are living on Lorena avenue, Wood River. Mrs. Pitt is the daughter of the late Mrs. Margaret Sinclair, and her husband is the son of William Pitt of Jerseyville. DEBUTANTES OF HONOR—Just before the Debutantes' salute to their parents, at the Elegante Deltante Saturday night, deep bows were made by from left, Miss Brenda Joy Dunlap, second place; Miss Mary Lucille Sanders, first; Miss Eva McGee and Miss Joyce Ann Jones. A dinner for some 200 guests followed. Summer Pruning, Fertilizers Are Keys to Chrysanthemum Success By WAYNE SIEFERT Area Extension Adviser Fall blooming chrysanthemums can be grown as short stemmed beauties if you prune down to six inch stub and thin the clump. One last pruning before the 15th will not harm the flower color or size, but will produce a snort compact clump. Prune otf the entire clump to six inch stubs. After pruning, pull out the thin stems so only five or six of the largest stems remain. LPSS competition for water, sunshine and fertilizer will result in strong growth and extra beauty. Fertilizing with 12-12-12 or a lawn fertilizer will give them an extra iwst and extra quality. Punch hf'les six inches deep near the clump on four sides and put a large teaspoon of fertilizer in each hole. Thorough watering will help the fertilizer dissolve. Occasional deep watering during July and August and your extra fertilizer will produce the finest chrysanthemums you have ever grown. Pincushion mums are a special dwarf wariety. Use the extra fertilizer and water but do not prune these dwarf varieties. Pincushion mums will be dwarf and flower in August without prunin? But extra fertilizer and water will give these extra beauty f oo. It is still not too late to divide sorr.e favorite clumps. After pruning use a shovel to cut the clump into two or three portions. Carefully transplant each portion *o a new location. You may decide to replant in t h e same location after you remove weeds and add fertilizer. A New Theory of Gardening Too much hoeing and culti- avting slows down growth of gar denia. Lots of complicated ex- periments have proven too much cultivating harms the plant by pruning the roots and disturb- in the soil. The best growth occurs when there is no cultivating. But here is the riddle! How can you get rid of weeds without hoeing and cultivating? Home gardeners are already using lots of good methods. Some use straw to mulch potatoes. The same idea will work with tomatoes, melons, peppers, etc. Landscapers use gravel and mulches to control weeds In shrubs. You can adapt the same idea to flower and vegetables by using ttack plastic, ground corncobs, compost OP a variety of other materials. Hoeing is still necessary in lots of situations, but the strategy has changed. Hoe very shallow to kill weeds but do not disturb the plant. Never deep-cultivate unless you want to prune the roots and slow down the plant. Sheinwold on Bridge Game of Nature By ALFRED SHEINWOLD Have you ever wondered what kind of bridge animal you are? Any kind of bridge animal must ruff the third round of diamonds. Then the sheep leads trumps until West takes the ace. The sheepish part of North dealer Both sides vulnerable NORTH 4 Q62 V? AK O K62 * A9-863 WEST EAST 4 A987 4 3 <? 63 V 109542 0 QJ105 O A987 + Q104 +J75 SOUTH 4 KJ 1054 V QJ87 O 43 4 K2 North East South West 1 NT Pass 2 * Pass 2 O Pass 3 4 Pass 4 4 AllPass Opening lead — 0 Q Engagement Announced Mr. and Mrs. Bill F. Oglesby of 33 E. Haller Drive, East Alton, are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Theresa Allison Oglesby, and Sgt. William A Fahnanstiel II. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fahnanstiel of Saginaw, Mich. Miss Oglesby is a 1967 graduate or Roxana High School, and is employed in a clerical position by Laclede Steel Co. Her fiance attended schools in Saginaw. and is stationed with the Army Rangers in Hawaii. Hot Weather Breakfast Menu 7-f By MARY SUE MILLER A Lovely Mother writes: Please suggest some loW-calorie breakfast menus for my teen daughter. She's determined to lose weight this summer, although our doctor says her weight is just right. She has a summer job and goes off mornings without so much as a glass of milk. I am anxious about this. The Answer: All reducers need a severe lecture when they pass up breakfast. There is scientific proof that unless you eat breakfast you will have a hard time losing weight. For the reason that you snack in the morning and eat too much lunch. Designed for a quick morning meal with hot weather appeal, these low-cal breakfasts: Chilled cantaloupe, % peeled and thinly sliced; 1 slice lightly buttered raisin toast; 1 cup skim milk. (205 calories.) Berries of choice with skim milk, i/fc cup each; toasted corn muffin, lightly buttered. (219 calories.) Sliced orange; 1 cup bran flakes with % cup skim milk and sugar substitute. (244 calories.) Beef consomme, served on ice cubes with lemon garnish; 1 poached egg and 1 slice broiled Canadian bacon on toasted English muffin. (227 calories.) Black coffee and plain tea may be added if desired. Because the counts are so very low, whole milk may be substituted for skim milk. It is a fact that teens should consume more food at breakfast than is suggested here. But this is a case where something is better than nothing. POCKET CALOHIE COUNTER Do you really know the calorie counts of the foods you eat? Our new booklet, "Pocket Calorie Counter," tells the score at a glance. It also gives a diet plan—a way to eat and slim. For your copy, write Mary Sue Miller, in care of Alton Telegraph, enclosing a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope and 25 cents in coin. MISS OGLESBY this is that West refuses the first two trumps but takes the third round of trumps. Since dummy is then out of trumps West can lead his last diamond. South must use his last trump to ruff the diamond, and West eventually takes the setting trick with the nine of spades. The bridge goat ruffs the third diamond, leads a low trump to dummy's queen and returns a rtump to the king. When the bad trump break shows up our goat starts to run his winners in the side suits. West eventually ruffs with the nine of spades and takes the ace of crumps to defeat the contract. A different kind of animal— a shark—makes four spades despite the bad trump break. Our finny friend ruffs the third diamond and leads the jack and the ten of spades, carefully leaving the queen of spades in the dummy. When West refuses to take the first or second trump South takes the . ace- king of hearts and then the ace and king of clubs. South next leads the jack of hearts, and West is caught in the middle. If West ruffs with the nine of spades, dummy can overruff with the queen. If West ruffs with the ace of trumps, dummy can discard; and if West refuses to ruff, South wins with the jack of hearts and continues with the queen. No matter what West does he can get only one trump trick, and South makes his contract. Dally Question As dealer you hold: 4 K J 10 5 4. V Q J 8 7. • 4 3. * K 2. What do you say? ANSWER: Pass. You have 10 points in high cards, and 2 points for the doubletons, but this 12-point hand is not close to an opening bid. If the two black kings were aces, you would be able to open with one spade. Former Altonian Engaged MISS CRESS Former Altonians, Mr. and Mrs. William Cress Sr., of Edwardsville, are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Aleta Jane, to Loren E. Kessinger Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Loren E. Kessinger of Litchfield. Miss Cress, a 1965 graduate of Edwardsville High School, is a junior student at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, majoring in nursing. Her fiance, a 1966 graduate of Litchfield High School, is also a junior at Oklahoma Baptist University, as a pre-med student. The engagement was revealed at a candle-lighting ceremony held in honor of Miss Cress at Kerr dormitory on the campus of the university. Out There BY NINA MESZAROS Telegraph Family Page Editor An Alton scholarship winner, who was given a 12-day trip to Hawaii as a present from her aunt, returned with more than Just fond memories of her vacation recently. Cathy Weiss, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Weiss, 2436 Sherwood Terrace, Alton, was selected as "pink lady" from among 1,400 guests at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu. The recognition came after competing with the rest of the female guests for the distinction of looking most like a Hawaiian after one week on the beaches. Cathy, who works as a lifeguard When at home, spent most of her time In Hawaii surfing, and returned to Alton with more than her title, "pink lady." She came home with the best tan as well. In addition, 17-year-old Cathy remembers a lei and three MISS WEISS kisses accorded the winner by the event's emcee. Shea plans to attend the University of Illinois In the fan, where she Won both an Illinois State Scholarship and a Teacher Education Scholarship. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Small of 2620 Humbert St., have returned from Germany where they visited for three weeks with their son, S. Sgt. Henry Small Jr., and Mrs. Small who will be in Germany with the Air Force for another year. The group toured Holland and Switzerland during the visit. In their first family reunion in 20 years, the children of the late Pleasant P. Elliott, counted 82 family members and 18 guests at the Westerner Gub lodge. The family and guests have been visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Read, 333 Hoffmeister Ave.; Fred Elliott, 2406 Virden St.; Robert Elliott, 536 Mallard Drive, Rosewood Heights; and Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Barnett, 216 McCasland Ave., East Alton. The families came from Arkansas, Kansas, California, Arizona, Missouri and local towns. Fifty members of the Don Kochanski family and their guests enjoyed a potluck dinner in their first family reunion at the Al Cerney home in Gten Carbon. The family is centered in the St. Louis and Edwardsville areas. Mrs. Kenneth Welch and children of Lakeside, Calif., are visiting in the home of Mrs. Dorothy Wohnlich, 870 State St., Wood River. Mrs. Welch is the former Shirley O'Toole. A reunion of the Telkamp family at the Westerner Club- grounds was planned as a surprise 60th birthday celebration for Mrs. Virgil Telkamp. Hosts to the event were the honoree's children, Altonians Mr. and Mrs. Leo Telkamp and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Droste; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Carter of Fosterburg; and Mrs. William E. Poole of Granite City. The 64th birthday of Oscar E. Poole was also celebrated by the relatives. Eighty-four persons gathered during the Nelson family reunion at the Lawrence Mayhall home near Grafton. The relatives, who came from Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois towns, plan to meet next year on Independence Day at the Elmer Campbell home near Fosterburg. Richard Claridge of Wood River and Mrs. Nancy Sue Meyer of Brighton are among teachers appointed to serve as regional judges for the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards Program for 1968. The program's purpose is to seek recognition for high school seniors who excel in English. The Judging committees, composed of college and high school teachers of English win evaluate the writing skills and literary awareness of over 8,600 selected high school students. A Pekin resident, Mrs. L. Wayne King, wife of a Roxana Community High School graduate, was one of five finalists selected from some 400 candidates eying for the title of Mrs. Illinois. Mrs. King, an attractive brunette of 30, is soloist for her husband's dance band which fills many engagements in the Pekin area. She studied for four years at Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, and teaches at the C. B. Smith School. Her husband is director of the Washington Junior High School band and orchestra, and is the son of Mrs. Lendell R. King of 825 E. Airline Dnvp, East Alton. MRS. KING The Pekin Kings have two sons, aged 7 and 3. Mrs. Marion Marcy Reinke of Dundee was named Mrs. Illinois, and will compete for the Mrs. America title. The Alben family of the Alton area attended its fourth annual reunion Sunday at the Onized Clubgrounds, svith 60 persons present. A special guest, Mrs. Ann Chick (the former Ann Alben) from Hayward, Calif., was honored by her relatives. Mrs. Josephine Maynall, Mrs. Joan Romano, and Joseph Sam Carl, Angelo and Paul Alben and families. Miss Anne McGill, whose father, Earl I. McGill of Tremont avenue, saw her leave St. Louis Airport July 5 in the company of six St. Louis area girls, has a 3,125-mile tour in store during the next three weeks. In New York, the travelers will be joined by 14 girls from Grenoble, France and 22 American girls as members of a French and American Sacred Heart School Group in an international living project. Stops will include schools of the sponsoring order in New York, Massachusetts, Michigan, Washington, D,C., and u,,« ,',, motner te Mre< WW»« McGUl of 220,1 Humbert St., will be a third year high school student m IMI SJK, S8tcred J? eart Academy in St. Charles. Sbe pJanj^ •*• tend Newton, Mass., College of the Sacred Heart.