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Wednesday, October 2, 1974 HOPE (ARK.) STAR f*age three Newsfrom yesteryear Cpl. Steven Bader is home visiting his parents before reporting to Medical Administration officer's candidate school at Camp Barkley, Tex. (7-23 1W2 Hope Star.) Master Tony Boyett is the guest of his aunt, Mrs. P.D. Smith, in Dallas. (7-24*1942 Hope Star.) Thomas Rinser Jr., Hope, who completed his freshman year at the University of Arkansas in June, is listed on the honor roll for the spring semester released by Dean H.G. Hotz of the College of Education;(7*27-42 Hope Star.) Mr. and Mrs. Owen Nix and children have returned from a motor trip to Wichita, Kan. and Forth Worth, Tex. (7-3042 Hope Star.) Hamilton Hanegan, Eddie Spragins, Charles Walker and Ralph Smith drove to Little Rock yesterday to see the ball game. (8*42 Hope Star.) Hospital Notes MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Mrs. Tom Randolph, Mrs. Michael Samuels, David Watkins, Mrs. Troy Polk, all of Hope; Edgar Scott Ross, Emmet. DISMISSED: W.H. Peterson, Hope; Randal Hoy], Fulton; Mrs. Jim Stone, McCaskill. NEW ARRIVAL Mr. and Mrs. Tom Randolph of Hope, girl born October 1. BRANCH GENERAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Mrs. Rita McCullev. Ella Smith both of Hope; Pink Frierson, Washington. DISMISSED: Eiwin C. Salisbury, Hope. NEW ARRIVAL Mr. and Mrs. Freddy J. McCulley, Hope, girl born October 2. The Kitchen Almanac Thickening custards or puddings? Two egg yolks or two egg whites have the same thickening power as one whole egg . . . Looking'for meat alter-, natesT Consider dry "beans!"eggs',; ''" dry pea's or lentils — or how about peanut butter? * * * For breakfast variety, top a bowl of crunchy, sweet peanut butter cereal with banana slices and pineapple chunks. Serve with milk or cream . . . For more even browning and a perfect golden color, use unsalted butter for grilling sandwiches. * * * Popeye loved spinach, but how about the folks at your house? Basil, mace, marjoram, nutmeg or oregano add a gourmet touch to spinach. * * * Staggering Statistics: In May, 1974, the retail price of a pound of boneless sirloin was $2.59 in Washington, D.C., $3.66 in Bonn, West Germany and a whopping $14.60 in Tokyo. * * * Some fruits and vegetables do not freeze well. These include green onions, lettuce and other salad greens, radishes and tomatoes (except as juice or cooked). * * * Here's one of the finest pie crust recipes to be found. It • comes from one of the finest cooks we've ever ' found — Elna Carlson of Chicago. The crust can be used with your own favorite pie or cobbler filling. (Tip: Follow the directions carefully and don't "cheat" on the ingredients. This is pie crust the way pie crust should be!! World's Best Pie Crust 2 cups flour 1 stick margarine ] /t stick butter Vi teaspoon salt Mix ingredients together with pie crust blender. Blend the juice of 1 A lemon, 2 egg yolks and 5 tablespoons of ice water into the flour mixture. Add your favorite pie or cobbler filling and bake in the oven at 425° for 15 minutes or 350" for 30 minutes. + * * Editorial note: You may want to clip this feature and keep these worthwhile tips in your own "kitchen file." Good Night Your best beauty aid is a good night's sleep. The amount needed varies from person to person, so set your own standards and rest up. Sweepingly Dramatic Capes are the big news in fall and winter coverups. Before buying one make sure you can carry it off and won't get lost under one. Mrs. Martha Folsom will be 81 on October 4. Mrs. Folsom lives at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. S.D. Cook a resident of Pinehope Nuf sing Home will be 85 on October 5. Coming and Going Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Jines have returned from a vacation to Zion Canyon and Bryce National Park in Utah, Las Vegas, Nev., and Indian Reservation and Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona. On their return they were notified of the death of an uncle, Abner Creech in Troy, Mo. so they picked up their son Gene in Memphis, Tenn. and attended the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lowder, former residents of Hope, now living in Little Rock, visited friends here on Sunday. Three yodels for the Swiss By Abigail Van Buren S) 1974 by The Chicago Tribune DEAR ABBY: I understand that a few years back, you had a letter in your column from someone who asked why the Swiss were such an arrogant people. The writer stated that a Swiss will let you know five minutes after you meet him that he is not German, French or Italian—but SWISS. My ancestors came from Berne, Switzerland. Therefore, I am interested in the way you answered that. WISCONSINITE DEAR WIS: First, the Swiss are not "arrogant." They are a proud people who have much about which to be proud. They have fresh air and clean government. (Their president serves for one year only, and cannot be re-elected.) They produce the world's finest chocolate, cheeses, watches and precision instruments. Their people are honest, industrious and well-mannered. Their skiing is unbeatable and their banks unbreakable. And if that's not something to yodel about, I don't know what is! DEAR ABBY: I am a 53-year-old widower. I have a nice home, a responsible position, good health and an adequate income. Some time ago, I met an attractive widow and we've been . seeing a lot of each other.., She's pretty,* has a good-figure • .. and is'a fine cook and housekeeper. We have the same tastes in music, the theatre, sports and literature. We couldn't be better matched had we been selected for each other by computer. We want to get married, but we have a problem. I have a dog who has been my constant companion for eight years. Never having had children, King was a great comfort to us during my wife's terminal illness. He was like a member of my family. Unfortunately the lady has a dog and cat to whom she is equally attached. We've tried to bring these animals together without success. Both dogs are big and they fight to the point of trying to kill each other. If I bring King to the lady's apartment, he intimidates her cat, and she snarls and hisses and runs up the curtain. We've discussed our problem with our friends and they're no help. Frankly, they think we're nuts. Is there a solution that will work? WANTS TO MARRY DEAR WANTS: The widow has the advantage, two pets to one. Why not find a good home for King? Or flip a coin to see which dog goes. If King "wins," the cat remains a problem—unless the two can adjust. (If you two "perfectly-matched" humans can't overcome the animal barrier between you, you are indeed "nuts,") DEAR ABBY: A Florida wife gripes because the bug spray her husband uses on their property makes him passionate. This is a problem? Is it possible to find out what brand of bug spray her husband uses? And if the brand name isn't available, could you please ask her to send her husband? COULD USE HIM IN OMAHA Everyone has a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply, write to ABBY: Box No. 69700, L.A., Calif. 90069. Enclose stamped, self-addressed envelope, please. Hate to write letters? Send $1 to Abigail Van Buren, 132 Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills, Calif. 90212, for Abby's booklet, "How to Write Letters for All Occasions." Corn Pudding Is Truly American By AILEEN CLAIRE NEA Food Editor Corn pudding or corn custard recipes are found in cookbook collections from early settlers' menus. This is a truly American dish that is easy to make and is best when kernels cut from fresh corn are used. Sweet corn is shipped almost year round, making this recipe for Southern Corn Pudding a staple for any reason. SOUTHERN CORN PUDDING 4 ears fresh Florida corn 2 teaspoons sugar IVi teaspoons salt % teaspoon ground black pepper 3 eggs, lightly beateu 2 cups milk Z tablespoons butter or margarine Remove husks and silk from corn. Cut kernels off cob (makes about 3 cups). In a mixing bowl, combine corn with sugar, salt and black pepper. Add eggs and mix well. Heat milk with butter. Stir into' corn mixture. Turn into a buttered 1-quart casserole. Place in a pan containing 1-inch hot water. Bake in a preheated 325- degree oven 1 hour or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Garnish with parsley, if desired. Makes 6 portions. Ups and Downs The decline and fall of the platform shoe is becoming more and more evident. It is being replaced with higher and higher heels. Men and Scents A recent survey conducted by fashion experts turns up the fact that men still love to be with women who wear perfume. FOOD FOft 4MEflICANS Back to school snacks By Aileen Claire NEA Food EdHdf Cake-like bar cookies are ideal for the youngsters as they gb back to school.' Chances are there will be ai few hassles over the cookie jar as Mom and Dad aisoi stock up on energy while en-, joying such treats as Walnut, Banana Brownies or Walnut' Macaroon Drops. Both are chewy items that do not take that long to put'together and are perfect for teens to make or for Scout projects or for bake sales to help raise money for school or church trips. WALNUT BANANA BROWNIES 1/3 cup shortening 1 packafle (6-ounc«) semi-sweet chocolate pieces 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 /2 cup mashed banana (2 medium-small bananas) 1 cup coarsely chopped California walnuts Melt shortening and chocolate together over hot water. Meanwhile, resift flour with baking powder and salt; set aside. Beat eggs with sugar and vanilla until light. Ada chocolate mixture and beat until well blended. Stir in banana. Add flour mixture, then add 3/4 cup walnuts, mixing well. Turn batter into greased 9-inch square pan. Sprinkly with reserved walnuts. Bake at 350 degrees for about 35 minutes, until top springs back when touched lightly in center and tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean and dry. Let stand until cool. Cut into 1 1/2 x 2- inch bars. Makes 24 bar bookies. Walnut banana brownies add nutritional dimension to snacking. WALNUT MACAROON DROPS % cup California walnuts % cup granulated sugar 3 unbeaten egg whites % teaspoon salt Vi teaspoon vanilla Walnut pieces Grate walnuts, using a (Mouli) grater. Or, put V4 cup at a time into a blender and blend very fine. Combine with sugar, egg whites and salt. Stir over very low heat, using a rubber spatula, about 10 minutes, until mixture is so thick that a clear path is left for a second or two when POLLY'S POINTERS Musty odor lingers in bean bag chair spatula is drawn across pan. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Grease a cookie sheet and dust with flour. Drop batter by teaspoonfuts onto pan. Top each with a piece of walnut. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour. Bake at 300 degrees for about 25 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire racks at once. As soon as cookies are cool, store in tightly covered container. Makes about 20 macaroons. (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) Cradle Roll By_Polly jCramer Polly's Problem DEAR POLLY — Our naugahyde bean bag chair is filled with styrofqam in plastic pellets. When it looked dirty we unthinkingly hosed it off and water seeped through the seams. 4fter, a, few days the chair developed a-musty odor and no'amount of airing and sun-, ning does away with this smell. I would like to know if anyone else has had this happen and if they were able to correct it successfully. How? We hate not being able to use this good chair. — LYNN. DEAR POLLY — My Pet Peeve concerns road signs. While on a recent trip our family was quite annoyed to see signs saying "Lodgings, restaurant ahead — 5 miles," then get there and find they were no longer in business and perhaps have to drive at least 10 miles more to find something. It seems there should be a law requiring the removal of signs for non-existent places. Also many signs say "Motel — 5 miles" and then closer to the same motel is another sign saying seven miles. The closer one gets the further the distance given on the signs. — MRS.S. DEAR POLLY — and Mrs.H.S. who has a^new Dutch oven that gives a metallic taste to any food cooked in it — My solution to this problem is to put potato peels, celery tops or other parts of vegetables not being used, meat bones or whatever and even salt, pepper and shortening in the pot, put water over them to cover well, put top on and cook this for an hour or more, the longer the Better. Just be sure to check on the water so there is plenty at all times. This food should absorb the odor. If it does not do the trick I think she has gotten a bum cooker that will always have that taste. This is from my own experience. — OVAH. DEAR POLLY - I wonder if Mrs.H.S. seasoned her Dutch oven. Tiie directions that came with mine say that when rust or black sticks to your dish towel it is time to do it again. Thoroughly scour the inside with steel wool or a metal scouring pad and then wash with soap and water and dry thoroughly. Coat the inside with unseasoned fat and place in a moderate (300 degree) oven for two hours, remove and wipe out excess fat with a paper towel and it should be good as new. - MRS.R.N. DEAR POLLY - If you have trouble getting paint off the windows after the house is painted try the following. With a cloth or your fingertips spread dishwashing liquid around the edges of the window panes for about an inch. Let dry and then paint the frames, when paint is completely dry wash the dishwashing liquid away with water and the spattered- on paint is washed away, too. - EVELYN. September 20 Mr,. and .Mrs.. James McDonald, Hope, girl born September 20. She has been named Rolanda Yavette and weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces. A 7 pound 2 ounce daughter was born, September 20 to Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Tullis of Perrytown. She has been named Tanya Michelle. September 21 Mr. and Mrs. Edward Block of Prescoll are the parents of a 6 pound 10 ounce son who was born September 21 and has been named Tornie DeShun, September 24 Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Pen- ninglon of Hope have a boy born September 24. He weighed 7 pounds and has been named Gerald Wayne. Jeremy Dewayne Loe was born September 24 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Loe of Prescott. He weighed 8 pounds 7 l /z ounces. September 26 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McMillan, Hope, have a daughter, Amber Ayn born September 26. She weighed 7 pounds. Don't over-restore furniture A fine piece of old furniture can be ruined by over- restoration. Do not be guilty of trying to make old or antique furniture look new. Part of the charm of old furniture is knowing that the signs of wear came naturally through the years with use. Excessive refinishing can destory this charm, as well as lower the commercial value of old furniture. Examine each piece of furniture to determine how far to go with the cleaning and restoration process. If possible, the original finish of a valuable piece of furniture should net be removed. A mellowed, aged patina is more appropriate for some pieces of furniture. Many old pieces of furniture need only tc be cleaned and polished, says Wanda Williams, county Extension agent - home economics. One effective furniture cleaner can be made by mixing three-fourths part boiled linseed oil with one- fourth part gum turpentine. Shake the mixture well before using. Pour boiling water into a container and then pour the boiled linseed oil and turpentine mixture onto the surface of the water. Dip a cloth into the oily surface layer. Apply the solution to a small area of the furniture at a time. Keep excessive moisture away from joints to prevent the glue from softening. On some extremely dirty surfaces, it will be necessary to dip fine steel wool into the solution and rub lightly with the grain to remove the soil. Wipe the surface with a dry cloth. Do not reheat this mixture—it is flammable and will become gummy. Some experts dislike the use of water on furniture of any kind. The secret of using water in a furniture cleaner is to work on only a small section of the furniture at a time and to work with as little water as possible. Also, it is necessary to wipe the surface dry with a clean cloth. Consult an expert refinisher before attempting to restore a valuable antique or a collector's item. Here's the Answer By ANDY LANG AP Newsfeatures Q. — We're getting new window screens soon. How do I keep the mesh from getting rusty? A. — These days, most new screens come in rust-proof materials. For a slight extra cost, such screens will prevent headaches about future rusting. Women's news Mr*, Annette Roger? Ptwne 7f 7-3431 Calendar of events Wednesday, October 2 District 16 nurses A.S.&A. will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, In Murfreesboi'o. the local group will meet at 6 p.m. on the north parking lot of Memorial Hospital and make the trip together. Thursday, October 3 The Hope Melonaires Square Dance group will begin a 12 week series of lessons on Thursday, October 3 at 8 p.m. at the Fair Park Coliseum. Instructor and caller will be Ray Wheeltngton from Texarkana. The first lesson will be free and each lesson thereafter will be $1 per person. If interested in good clean fun and fellowship, please call 5820 or 6360. The Golden Age Club will meet In regular session at the Douglas Building at 1:30 Thursday, October 3. Jimmy Wallace from Unity Baptist Church will bring the program. Friday, October 4 The Rose Garden Club will meet Friday, October 4, at 2 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Henry Hunt on Wilson Drive. Oct. 4,5,6 The Palmos Baptist Church will have a weekend revival, October 4, 5, and 6th. The Rev. Elbert O'Steen will be doing the preaching each evening at 7:30 and on Sunday morning at 11. The Rev. Frankie Burke is the pastor. The Gardenia Garden Club will have a white elephant and rummage sale Saturday, October 5 beginning at 9:30 a.m. on South Main St. next to Greening-Ellis-Hope Federal Savings & Loan. All proceeds will go for landscaping the new "School of Hope", . ., ., 1 • .'-.I \ •. •• ,_, .,,, Umin-umin good! HONEY VANILLA ICECREAM Great natural flavor and fine texture. 4 eggs, separated l-3rd cup sugar V4 teaspoon salt 2 cups light cream, scalded l-3rd cup mild honey 4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 cups heavy cream In the top of a double boiler whisk together the egg yolks, sugar, salt and scalded light cream. Cook, stirring constantly, over simmering water until mixture coats a metal spoon — about 15 minutes, Off heat, stir in honey and vanilla until blended. Without pressing down, lightly place a round of plastic film directly on custard mixture so film covers it; cool. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into cool custard. Pour into freezer trays without dividers. Freeze until frozen 1- inch from edges — about 2 hours. Beat heavy cream until thick. Turn partially frozen custard into a large mixing bowl. Without washing beaters, beat custard until smooth; fold in whipped cream. Return to freezer trays; freeze until firm — at least 4 hours. Makes about 2% quarts. Saenger THEATRE Tonite7:00 'STEPMOTHER" And (The handyman will find Andy Lang's handbook, "Practical Home Repairs," invaluable around the house. It can be obtained by sending |1 to this newspaper at Box 5, Teachneck, N.v 07666.) CORRUPTED THE YOUTHFUL MORALITY Of AH ENTIRE SCHOOL! <">">* , 'TH£ TUCHUW...C U6£l lOMMJUS * |[fi! A CROWN INURNAIIONAl. RELEASE m Starts Thursday CHARLES BRONSON "MR. MAJESTYK" Saturday, October! Hope Melonaires will have a special dance at Red River Vo- Tech. School Saturday, October 5, at 8 p.m. Woody Uasery of Little Rock will be doing the calling. NOTICE: The Spring Hill PTA is sponsoring a Halloween Carnival on Friday October 25. Hope merchants have donated articles, In past years, that have made the carnival and auction a success. PTA parents will visit the merchants on Tuesday, October 8, for collection of these donations. Their cooperation will be deeply appreciated. Monday, October 7 The Lydia Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church, teacher Mrs. Reese Chambless, will have a dinner meeting Monday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Restaurant. Ladies Exercise and Nutritional Aids classes will begin October 7 at 7:15 p.m. at the High School Home EC Cottage. Exercises will be directed by Mrs. Wanda Powell, Mrs. Mary McCauley will be in charge of nutrition. If interested call Mrs. McCauley at 5-7447 after 3:30p.m. or come to the Home EC Cottage Monday night. Tuesday, October 8 Baker Homemakers Extension Club will meet Tuesday, October 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Lawrence Easterlintf. (Please notice change of meeting place.) For either of Andy Lang's booklets, "Paint Your House Inside and Out" OR "Wood Finishing in the Home," send 30 cents and a long, stamped, s e 1 f-addressed envelope to Know How, Box 477, Hunt- -ington, N.Y. 11743: Be sure to, specify which booklet you want. PHARMACY TOPICS: Doctors are finding that what they thought was a "viral Infection" may be whooping cough in adolescents and adults. Farmer in Missouri practices organic farming, eschewing fertilizers, pesticides and even plastic packaging, all of which can cause allergic reactions. Allergist in the area sends his patients to the "farra- acy". Thirst-quenching properties of drinks depend on their water content, and next on their sweetness. Tart drinks quench thirst better. The World Health Organization predicts the end of smallpox in the world by next year. Vaccination will continue in a few underdeveloped countries, but not here. Last case in the U.S. was 26 years ago in Texas. Blood banks are now super- freezing whole blood to keep it even longer than two years. News of the world of medicine, brought to you as a public service by Deauna Drug, your family's center for health care products. At a time of rapidly rising prices you will save money by shopping at tfANNADRUG 6th&Mai0St. Hope, Ark. Ptwne 777-«4« The Busy Comer

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