St. Louis Call Newspapers

Reader offers some reasons to thank God

December 29, 2004

To the editor:A recent letter writer thinks it is time for America to return to God.According to this view, God will turn off the flow of goodies if we don't say thank you and straighten up and fly right. The writer claims that affluence is what turns us from God and then says we should turn to God so h...

Starns-DeWitt to be married

December 29, 2004

Ellen Starns of St. Louis and Donald DeWitt of Valley Park announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.An April wedding is planned. The couple will reside in Fenton.

President ‘needs all the prayers he can get’

December 29, 2004

To the editor:I am writing in response to the extremely offensive letter published in the Call on Dec. 9 by Shirley Preuss.The first point that I was offended by was the concept that Christianity is the only true religion and that all people should be Christians. Frankly, the basis for the founding fat...

Wireless computing: ready to cut the cord?

Wireless technology offers numerous benefits for business.

December 29, 2004

The wireless revolution in personal computers is officially underway and that could be good for our economy.Employees in small businesses worldwide are tapping the Internet, checking e-mail and accessing office networks without being tethered to network cables. That's because the flexibility and scala...

Robert and Antoinette Hughes observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Hughes

December 29, 2004

Robert and Antoinette Hughes observed their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 6.They were married Nov. 6, 1954, at St. Cecelia's Catholic Church in south St. Louis.A reception, attended by 100 family members and friends, was given in their honor at Andre's Banquet Center by their children and spouses: Deb...

Protecting Premature Babies

Parents can protect premature babies from respiratory disease.

December 29, 2004

There are ways parents can help keep their premature baby safe and healthy. That's good news, considering that a premature baby is born once every 60 seconds in America and that one out of every eight babies born in the country is premature.Premature babies are particularly susceptible to lower respirato...

Getting the most from your heating and cooling system

Don't let high fuel costs get you hot under the collar. A new furnace can help.

December 29, 2004

Properly installed and maintained, your heating and cooling system should give you years of trouble-free service.Here are some tips to keep your furnace and cooling system energy costs down while increasing the life of your unit.1. Maintain it Regularly• Check your air-supply inlets and return outle...

Jim and Pat Sinn celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Jim and Pat Sinn

December 29, 2004

Jim and Pat Sinn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 22 during a reception given by their children at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in Oak-ville.Mr. Sinn and the former Pat Walter were married Mary 22, 1954, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in St. Louis by the Rev. Joe Sullivan.He is employed by C...

Mohesky and Austermann to exchange wedding vows

Eric Austermann, Stephanie Mohesky

December 29, 2004

Stephanie Mohesky, daughter of Nor-vin and Verna Mohesky and Eric Aus-termann, son of Kurt and Gloria Aus-termann, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.Mohesky is a 1996 graduate of Her-mann High School and a 2001 graduate of the Deaconess College of Nur-sing. She is employed by St. An...

Green Park budget eyes road improvements in ’05

December 29, 2004

By SCOTT MILLERStaff ReporterRoad improvements in Green Park in-crease significantly from 2004 under the $1.15 million fiscal 2005 budget unanimously approved by the Board of Alder-men last week.Aldermen budgeted $200,000 of general revenue to roads, $125,000 or 166 percent more than last year. Also, G...

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