The Decatur Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on May 14, 1943 · Page 16
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The Decatur Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 16

Decatur, Illinois
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Friday, May 14, 1943
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PAGE SIXTEEN THE DECATUR REVIEW Friday, Hay 14, 1943. Zonta Having Final Dinner Decatur chapter of Zonta International -will have its final scheduled meeting of the year next Thursday, when members have 6 p. m. dinner on Greider's balcony with Mrs. Tom Giinn and Mrs. David Greider in charge. After dinner there will be a purely social meeting for the members. This is a classified club for women executives. Cadet Infirmary Still Needs Tables The air cadets' infirmary in the old Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity hoiise across from the campus is still in need of small bedside tables, announce Millikin Dames, who are in charge of finding various necessities for the boys. Anyone having a small table of this sort who will give or loan it to the cadets is asked to telephone Mrs. H. C. Hess at Millikin, or better, to leave the table at the infirmary, 1225 West Main street. ' Cadets who are ill of minor troubles pink eye, sore throat and the like are cared for in the infirmary, and those who are more seriously ill go to the hospitals. Three Parties Today For Ruth Sutton Three parties are being given today for Miss Ruth Sutton, who is to be married at 4 p. m. tomorrow in Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house to Cadet Paul Scott of the air corps at the University of Chicago. In addition to Mrs. Hubert Phil lips' tea this afternoon, girls in Aston hall, where Miss Sutton lives, are having a dinner for her in the Blue Mill, and there will be a bridge party at 7:30 p. m. in the sorority house. IX EASTERLIXG DANCE REVUE AT 8:15 P. M. TONIGHT IN IEMFLE These are some of the pupils of Iiucile Flint Easterling who will be presented in their annual dance revue tonight at 8:15 p. m. in Masonic temple auditorium. Attention is called to the hour as it is later than most starting times this year. First half cf the show will be by small children in pinafores, second by older pupils in varie gated costumes. In the back row here are Julia Magnuson, Janet Westlund. Mary Margaret Nichols, Harriet Carrier, Theresa Heger; in front, Emily Carrier. New Welfare Organization State Chapter Will Study Exceptional Child Tico Sororities Giving Awards Theta UDsilon alumnae will have their annual awards luncheon for members of the active chapter Saturday at I p. m. in the Decatur Club. Alpha Chi Omega is having its awards dinner tonight, also in the club. Theta U. will give a cup to the most outstanding pledge of the year, the activities trophy, and the scholarship ring. The active chapter will have a May breakfast Sunday at 8 a. m. in Fairview park. An Illinois chapter of the International Society for the Study of Exceptional Children was organized Thursday in Jacksonville, as the outcome of a meeting and inspection trip called by Roy Byerley. Vernon Nickel, new superintendent of public instruction for the state, attended. Those who went from here were Mrs. Iva Boyles of the crippled children's room, who was made state program chairman. Miss Bess Benford and Miss Jane MacMillan of E. A. Gastman school. State officers are Miss Elizabeth Brooks of the school for the blind in Jacksonville, chairman: Mrs. Betty Johnson of the school for the deaf, assistant chairman; John T. Taylor, school for the deaf, secretary-treasurer; and Miss Josephine Milligan of the crippled children's department in Jacksonville, reporter. The group visited the deaf-oral and blind schools in Jacksonville. Court of Awards Girl Scout Troop 26 of Westminster church had a court of awards Thursday evening with parents as guests, and a party afterward. Twenty-four girls won second class rank, and two, Lynne Wonderlin and Nancy Eckholm. were given war stamps for outstandingly good work in the recent cookie sale. Four girls were picked from ' a slate of eight candidates as the best all around girls in the troop. They are Marjorie Baugh, Janet File, Georganne Riley and Nancy Eckholm. Each was given a silver heart for her charm bracelet. Movies for Mothers Kappa Delta Phi sorority had dinner Thursday in the Decatur club to honor mothers of members. Favors were potted foliage plants. Decorations w ere in yellow and green. Dr. Ciney Rich showed motion pictures of his trip through New England and Canada. E. Bender Marries Miss Irene Coleman, daughter of Mrs. Ray Flippen of Eldorado. Kan., and Everett Bender, cf Wichita, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bender of route 5. were married May 11 in the home of the bridegroom's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Burrus of Sylvan Shores, by Rev R. A. Kruzan of First Church of God. Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thompson, and music was by the bridegroom's cousin, Gloria Bender. The bride wore an aquamarine blue dressmaker suit with brown accessories, and her attendant was in powder blue with beige. They will live in Wichita where Mr. Bender is a building contractor. of all the county auxiliary units have been invited. Gold Star Mothers from World War 1 in Logan county are: Mrs. John McMath, Mrs. A. C. Crum, Mrs. Catherine Cronin, Mrs. Delia Baldwin, Mrs. Grant Ross, and Mrs. Phyllis Orendorff. Lincoln; Mrs. Emma Morris, Middletown; Mrs. Ida Scroggin. Mt. Pulaski; Mrs. Edna Allen. Mt Pulaski; Mrs. Laura Fuiten, Lake Fork; Mrs. Alvin Day and Mrs. George Cri-land, Cornland. Those from the present war are: Mrs. William Werth, Mrs. Clarence Pollock, Lincoln: Mrs. Herman Hubner. Atlanta; Mrs. John Bender. Mt. Pulaski: Mrs. William Johnson. Middletown. and Mrs. Olive Fisher. Waynesville. A Pan-American program will be presented by students of Lincoln high school under direction of Miss Virginia Fairfield. Members of Letter Carriers' auxiliary and their families will have a May Breakfast Sunday at 7:30 p. in. in Nelson park. Logan Gold Star Mothers Honored Gold Star Mothers of Logan county are being entertained at an afternoon tea party from 2 to 5 p. m. at the Lincoln Woman's club building by members of the Lincoln chapter of the American Legion Auxiliary. The mothers who gave their sons in World War 1 and those who have lost sons in World War 2 are to be special guests, and women Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Good, 1573 North Church street, have received word from Lieutenant and Mrs. Roy H. Cederstrand of the birth of a daughter May 10 in the War Me morial hospital, Sault Ste. Marie. Mich. The baby has been named Julia Clare after both grandmothers. Mrs. Cederstrand is the former Henrietta Good and her husband was formerly stationed at the Rcc reation camp on Lake Decatur. He is now stationed at Fort Brady in Michigan. This is the fourth grandchild of the Elmer Goods. Band Concert Sunday is Part Of Commencement In addition to othy commencement events at Millikin Sunday there will be a band concert at 7:30 p. m. preceding the lantern parade. Both concert and parade will be on the low road between the conservatory and Orville B. Gorin library. The lantern parade will form on the conservatory steps and proceed to the road where there will be group singing, as in the past. If by some ill luck it should rain at that hour, the procession will be in doors and the music will be in Al bert Taylor hall. Other events Sunday, as an nounced, are various breakfast parties, baccalaureate in Westmin ster church at 10:45 a. m., the president's senior reception and tea. Commencement will be Tuesday at 9:45 a. m. This Can Happen In Decatur So Far City Has Kept Its H. S. Girls Safe ' (Extracted from an article 'Trouble on the Street Corners" in the May issue of Readers Digest, written by Eleanor Lake for Common Sense magazine.) Effingham Women's Relief Corps went to the country home of Mrs. Lucy Schuerman recently to celebrate her birthday anniversary. She is the only member on a farm. Pot luck picnic lunch was served at noon, on a table decorated with flowers, flags and a birthday cake for all having anniversaries in March and April. A program was given at noon. Up to $3.98 Early Spring Hats for $1.98-at Stewart's! Clearance of a large special group lof course and all colors are in the of earlier hats, to make way for! group. Up to $3.98 hats in this sale the new summer whites that are while they last at $1.98. Stew-row arriving. All are good styles. art's. Millinery, 2nd floor. Adv. ' My family insists on a second helping ot tne apoonrui or rirness . . . that's fun to eat! Maroa Girl Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Louis Emery of route 1. Maroa, announce the en gagement of their daughter Wilna Evelyn to Corporal Everett M. Streenz, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Streenz of Blomington. Beth were with 1he State Farm Mutual company in Bloomington for two years. Miss Emery is now with the Cater pillar company in Decatur, and Corporal Streenz is at Camp Stewart, Ga. Investiture For 20 Girl Scout Troop 25 of Washington school had investiture service Thursday for 20 girls in the school auditorium, with 15 mothers attending. Tea was served afterward. GREIDER BAKERY 220 E. NORTH PHONE 2-3857 SATURDAY SPECIALS PINEAPPLE NUT 2-LAYER LADY BAL- TIMOR E CAKE with jC Pineapple . Nut Frosting LARGE ANGEL FOOD CAKE Assorted Cup Cakes, doz. 30c Fruit and Soft Pies, each 29c Filled COFFEE CAKES 19c Cream Puffs and Chocolate Eclair 3 - 10c Cinnamon. Raisin, Nut and Salt Rising: Breads 10c and 12c "Call Your Orders Early" A hit with 4 out of 5! Nearly everyone who tasted Shreddies loved its tender crispness, its flavor-mellowed taste! Handy spoon size! Shreddies is tailored to fic a teaspoon. Handy! Convenient to serve! Get Going Right, EAT SHREDDIES! All the energy and nourishment of whole grain wheat in every bite! "SHREDDIES" it on exclusive product of NABISCO . . . NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY a. &. w i i ipi pop ow mmm i ")W I CL0VER FARM CLOVER FARM OATS Reg. 10c Large 19c CORN FLAKES CLOVER FARM 2 15c POST BRAN FLAKES 14p: 15c GRAPE NUT FLAKES 3pk'. 15c CLOVER FARM 40-50 SANTA CLARA SALT 2cJL 6c I PRUNES 19c A year ago, 75 per cent of the venereal infection in the armed forces in the United States could be traced to professional prostitutes. Today, 80 per cent of it comes from young casuals and amateurs. r Back of that shocking statistic lies one of the greatest social problems in America today: the frightening rise in delinquency among teen-age girls. These "victory girls" and "cuddle bunnies" who go uniform-hunting in railroad stations and wander down Main street late at night looking for pickups are just ordinary kids who have been swept along by a torrent of wartime excitement and free spending. When they run afoul of the law and are asked why they are delinquent, their answers are amazingly naive. The most common are: "Because there's nothing else to do in this town." or, "Because it's my patriotic duty to comfort the poor boys who may go overseas and get killed." "Girls of 14, 15 and 16 are pay ing the biggest price," says Dr. Janet Nelson of the USOJ The post surgeon at a large midwestern air base reports: "Good-time girls of high school age are the army's big gest problem today as a potential source of venereal disease." Whose Fault? It's too easy' to blame service men for our zooming delinquenc3r. Men don't change when they get into uniform. And uniform glamour isn't the only, or the most important, cause of delinquency. The hard fact is that most girls go astray because their mothers are too busy or indifferent to keep them out of trouble. When schools check up on truancy, parents admit that they don't know where their children are. The city's first war-boom year doubled venereal cases among youngsters in their teens. Hartford mothers, proudly winning the war on the production line, are losing it on the home front. In the stress of war, leisure-class mothers, too, have grown careless of their daughters. A Phoenix, Arizona, citizen's committee warned the community that the parents of girls 14 or 15 years old seemed either indifferent to the danger of letting them run loose at night or unaware of the risk involved in such negligencp Inevitable Result .Illegitimacy is rising steadily. It is up 66 per cent in Dayton. Ohio; has doubled in Miami. The Florence Crittenden League, which cares for unmarried mothers, reports that more and more of them come from respectable homes. Wartime delinquency is not merely a crop of wild oats, to be forgotten when family life is more stable. From these tragic youngsters will come our postwar crop of vice, disease and crime. What to Do Around America, there are towns which have at least made a good beginning in finding the answers to the problem. . Answer One and it is only a partial solution is fairly easy. It is to do a clean, courageous job of policing. Curfews tried by many towns sometimes help, though they tend to hide rather than to cure trouble. Close supervision of eating and drinking places is necessary. In many a town, hotel and liquor men, anxious to keep their business clean, keep young girls out of bars and lobbies. Answer Two goes further toward the root of the problem. It is to give forgotten, restless girls the right kind of wartime responsibility and the right .kind of adolescent fun. Fourteen-year- olds, like adults, need to feel that they are helping to win tne war, that they have a responsibility as Americans. Children's jobs like tin-can collecting, however, will not satisfy them. The high school Victory Corps, the Y. W. C. A. and other organizations are training youngsters for important work such . as that of nurse's aide. And girls of this age need an adult kind of fun, a chance to meet boys in a protected and yet romantic atmosphere. High schools girls are left put in most community recreation programs. But the root of the problem lies in the American home. Back of every delinquent girl, every tragedy of promiscuity and disease, stands the sHadow of delinquent parents. PURCHASE COUPONS $25 TO SPEND With Only $5 Down So your kiddies need shoes and you don't have the money? .Use Purchase Coupons. Get $25 worth today and use them.' when it's most convenient, for purchasing any number of articles costing $6 each or less. Don't miss a buy or a bargain; keep coupons on hand. Usual carrying charge. GET YOURS TODAY AT YOUR SEARS CREDIT OFFICE NORTH and FRANKLIN Phone 2-8501 NEW STORE HOURS Beginning Saturda3T, May first, the shop will be open until 6 on Saturdays. 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