Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 17, 1974 · Page 3
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Thursday, October ir, 1974 HOPE (ARK;) STAR Pflpfrlflf** f ; Sewmgcimic held Tuesday MISS WANDA WILLIAMS, County Extension Agent-Home Economics, demonstrates techniques in making a sheer collar at a Sewing Machine Clinic held Tuesday at the Douglas Building. At the meeting homemakers learned how to adjust their —Photo by Dolores Me Bride with Star camera machines as well as make minor repairs. Participants also learned tips on cleaning and oiling machines. Any homemakers who would be interested in attending a similar clinic can contact the County Extension Office. Family Lib Ghetto pupils say no to failure •;'< l",'"-. v,.. . - * < i v ;.•*'-•,•'".•• • Mrs. Annette Phone 777*3431 Claimed to be gay, now he must pay By Abigail Van Buren © 1 974 by The Chicago Tribune ... DEAR ABBY: I am a male, 29 years old; T served irr the Air Force for three years. I worked with security police. I didn't like it, so I told my commander I wanted to change jobs, but he kept putting things off, so I went to the chaplain and told him I was gay and wanted out. I was sent to a psychiatrist. He believed me and got me a lawyer and I got out with an honorable discharge. I've been out for nearly four years. The Army recruiting office called me and asked me if I wanted to join the Army and get into nurse's training. (He said he knew by my record that I had worked in a hospital, which is true.) Naturally, I didn't give him any details about how I got discharged. I am bored and would like to get back into the Army, but I don't want to be embarrassed. What are my chances for getting in? NO NAME OR LOCATION PLEASE DEAR NO: Forget 'the Army. A caper like yours cost the Air Force time and money. And who knows, you might have another dodge up your sleeve. DEAR ABBY: I recently hired a woman to work from 8 to 4 five da^s a week. I pay her a top salary by the hour to do the laundry and general housework. Fanny (not her real name) arrives at 8:00 and immediately starts to prepare herself a four-course breakfast, which usually consists of fresh fruit, hot cereal, pancakes or French toast, bacon and eggs, biscuits and four cups of coffee. I provide all the food, and have never placed any restrictions on what she may have. After breakfast, Fanny takes a bath and changes into her uniform. By then it's 9:00. She works until 12 noon, and then prepares herself an ample lunch which she eats while reading a foreign newspaper. This takes her one full hour. At 1:00 Fanny resumes her work. Promptly at 3:00, she quits, takes another bath and changes into her street clothes. She leaves at 4:00. Fanny is a good worker. She's honest, clean and dependable. But since she is being paid to work by the hour, I think a lunch break is all she's entitled to, and that she should bathe and breakfast on her own time. She lives less than a 30-minute drive from here. If you agree with me, please tell me how to tell her. FANNY'S MISSUS DEAR MISSUS: Tell her in English, unless you can talk better in her language. DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 12 years and have three children, 5, 9, and 10. Pat makes a very good living selling. He's been with the same company ever since we've been married and has .turned down many promotions because he didn't want to travel out of this state. Now he has been offered what his boss calls "the opportunity of a lifetime" —but it would mean being away from home for two weeks out of every month. He turned it down. His boss is cool to him, and thinks he's crazy. His parents are barely speaking to us because they think he made a big mistake, but he and I still think he made the right choice. Abby, we like money as much as the next person, but we feel that during these years, when our children are growing up, they need a fulltime father, and to us that is more important than anything else. Are we out of our minds? JANE AND PAT DEAR JANE: Not in my book. I think you're beautiful. 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. For Abby's new booklet, "What Teen-agers Want to Know," send $1 to Abigail Van Buren, 132 Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills, Calif. 90212. Cabbage with a college education What is cabbage with a college education? That's how Mark Twain described cauliflower and it is a member of the cabbage family. The head of a cauliflower is really a cluster of small "flowers" and flower stems. Now is the time to buy cauliflower. Although it is available all year, this vegetable is most abundant from September through January. It is usually sold with most of the jacket leaves (the heavy outer leaf covering) removed. When shopping for cauliflower, look for white to creamy into boiling water or steamed. If a whole head, with the jacket leaves removed, is cooked, allow 25 minutes cooking time. Cook just until tender. About 10 to 15 minutes cooking tune should be sufficient when the flowerets are separated before cooking. Hospital Notes GENERAL By Joanne and Lew Koch (Note: Today's column is written by Lew) "You have to say 'no' to the no," says Joseph Rosen, superintendent of District 10 of the ChiCago Public School system. "No!" is the typical administrator's response to a request for extra services of anything out of thfc norm. After refusing to accept the "no," Rosen's next step was to bend the rules, wheedle, cajole, argue and perhaps even stretch the truth In order to get extra services for his school, located on the city's west side, an area comparable to the worst of Harlem or Watts.. Those "extra services" Rosen wanted were food for his hungry students and eye examinations for those who couldn't see the blackboard* "' But despite all of Rosen's efforts, the educational levels of his students were as disastrous as the environment in which they lived. The reading levels remained wretched; students could and did remain in classrooms for 8, 10, 12 years with- i out learning to read even functionally. ^ Then, three years ago, Rosen became aware of an expert- T mental reading project, studied the results and became a , true believer. J The program, Distar Instructional System, marketed by 1 Science Research Associates, confirmed Rosen's long-held 5 belief that many teachers don't know how to teach reading \ and, therefore, should be guided every step of the way. When teachers objected to the new reading program, Rosen said "no" to their no, and told them to teach in other schools. Rosen countered teacher complaints that the program stifled their "creativity" by noting that "creativity" is less important than teaching a student to read well. After Rosen instituted the Distar program, the reading levels shot up, equalling and even bettering city-wide levels; students in the Distar program scored higher than the national standard in I.Q. tests. The Distar program has its controversial aspects: many educational philosophers and psychologists dislike behavior modification techniques, such as immediately rewarding children for correct responses with a handshake or a raisin. Some teachers object because the program demands they follow the step-by-step instructions without the slightest deviation. Ana economically beleaguered school boards, with good, reason, might question the high cost of the program. But those objections seem to pale when the parents in Dis' trict 10, their voices filled with pride, talk about how well . their children read, how their children insist on going to school - even when they're ill. And the children, eager and alert, say they Would go to school on Saturdays if they could. For them, the Distar program is a one-way, express ticket out of the ghetto. Joseph Rosen refused- to believe that his students couldn't learn to read. Without that creative no-saying, even the best reading programs never get to the students who need them the most. Calendar of events Thursday, October 17 A short P.T.A. business meeting will be held at Spring Hill School 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 17 followed by Open House. Parents are invited to visit the classrooms and talk with the fear-here, heads; According McBride, County Extension Agent-Home Economics Leader, a slightly granular or "ricy " texture will not hurt the eating •quality if the surface is compact. If jacket leaves are attached, make sure they have a good, green color—a sign of freshness. Avoid cauliflower that has a spreading of the head. Also, smudgy or speckled appearance can be a sign of insect injury, mold growth, or decay, and jhould be avoided. Cauliflower should be cooked the shortest time possible, in a covered container to save the vitamins. It should be dropped BRANCH HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Carl Lewis, Ross ton. DISMISSED: Othene .. . . riWilliams^LewisviMet "Mrs; 1 Dolores Esther'Be'ard a'fid MrsTAudire'f iJfin Hampton, both of Hope. MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: E.S. Franklin, Winston Erwin both of Hope; Mrs. Maude L. Bright, Fulton; Mrs. Tom Gathright, Saratoga. DISMISSED: Mrs. Forney Holt, Jim James, Bob Rhodes, Mrs. Essie Cook, Mrs. Aubrey Smith, Jack Stuart, all of Hope; Mrs. Beulah Mae Christopher, Walnut Ridge; Mrs. John D. Templeton and baby, Nashville, Copyright <c) 1974 Lewis and Joanne Koch U.M. W. group 5 meets Group 5 of the U.M.W. of the First United Methodist Church met Monday, October 14 at 7:30 "It is the most beautiful prayer ever written and is used in all churches today." She then AT HOME: Arthur Strech has been moved home from Wadley Hospital in Texarkana where he was a patient. He is reported to be improving. Still anlf Mrs;iAV Mclyer Jr. were co-hostesses. f The meeting was opened by I the chairman, Mrs. Still who • heard reports from the various committees and also appointed ,a nominating committee to select officers for the coming year. They are, Mrs. Paul Bain, chairman; Mary Anita Laseter .?.nd Mrs. Greer Bell. Mrs. David Griffin presented her program in a most unique way. She had it on tape, which was entitled, "The Prayer That Jesus Taught". Each petition was explained by the Bible and then the different ways people interpret, it. The speaker said, ;ing"The^liord's Prayer' After the group benediction, cake, nuts, coffee, and cokes were served the twelve members present. Shape Up Overeating can accurately be described as an addiction. Don't underestimate your tendency to overeat. Facing the difficulty of dieting can help you deal with the prob~ lem better. If your fairiily neglects salad when you serve it as an accompaniment to the maui course or after it, try offering the salad as a first course. Whimsical Apple Spookburgers POLLY'S POINTERS Beer can hats prove popular y, October 18 ATTENTION—Young people: Grace Baptist Church is hosting the Arkansas Youth Fellowship this Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Red River Vo-Tech School. Saturday, October 19 The Spring Hill 6th grade class will have a rummage sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of the Butane Gas Company. The Elks will have a "Special Dance" Saturday, October 19. The recording artists, "Bill Black's Combo" will play. For reservations call, 772-9122. Guests are welcome. Octooer 19-20 A special invitation is extended to the public to the Fall session of the Hempstead County Singing Convention on October 19-20. The singing will begin Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Holly Grove Methodist Church, ten miles north of Hope, just off Hwy. 29. It will resume Sunday afternoon at 1:30. Sunday, October 20 The annual Robinson reunion will be Sunday, October 20 at the Coliseum. The Guernsey Baptist Church extends an invitation to the public to attend a Billy Graham film at the church, Sunday, October 20 at 7 p.m. There is no admission charge and the film is a story of Jesus sung and told by Johnny Cash. Monday, October 21 - Nevada County residents will honor V Mrs. {Lepna Troxell, . candidate for Lt. Governor, with a barbecue at Prescott City Park Monday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $2.50. The public is invited. Tuesday, October 22 Whitfield Lodge No. 239 will confer an entered apprentice degree on Tuesday October 22, at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Wednesday, Octobers The Hope Junior Auxiliary will meet Wednesday, October 23 at 10 a.m. in the Chamber of Commerce Office. Executive board will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, October 24 The Hope E&PW Club will hold their /annual coffee Thursday, October 24 in observance of National Business Women's Week (October 20-26). It will be held from 9 until 11 a.m. and 2 uittil 4 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, The public is invited. Nov. 5,12,18, 26, Dec. 3 NOTICE! An adult education class for welding beginners will be held on 5 consecutive Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Hope High School Agri building, Lessons, which will be taught by Larry Meeks, will be on November 5, 12, 19, 26 and December 3. A fee of $3 will be charged. All equipment will be furnished. Interested persons please call 7-3451, Larry Meeks or Troy Buck. Mrs. Arnold hosts Iris garden club The Iris Garden Club met October 11 at the home of Mrs. Richard Arnold In DeAnn. The club collect was read by Mrs. Gladys Albritton. The president, Mrs. Patti Moore welcomed the following new members, Mrs. Dorothy Martin, Mrs. Cecilia McLeod, Mrs. Corrlne Gladney and Mrs. Odelle Collier. Mrs. Moore gave a demonstration on making corn husk roses and then those present made some of them for dried arrangements. A dessert plate was served to the group, by the hostess., When you serve very hot chili or curry, have a generous amount of plain yogurt on hand so that eaters who like blander fare can top their portions with the yogurt. When you are serving buffet- style without setting up small tables for guests, be sure to offer a main course that can be fork-eaten. ,,- •;•• • NOTICE New Service Center Hours! HEARING AID SERVICE CENTER Friday, Oct. 18 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. BILL ELLIS INSURANCE 217 So. Main HEARING AID SERVICE Texarkana, Ark. 75501 516 Wood Street (on Post Office Circle) Telephone 773-1467 By Polly Cramer Polly's Problem DEAR POLLY — About 10 years ago you told of a way to make mittens and I have made them over and over for my 12 grandchildren so we call them Polly's Pointer mittens. Now every one of the grandchildren wants a certain type of crocheted hat that is made with cutouts from beer can labels. I saw one that was handmade and sold for $5 so my three neighbors and I all want to make some and hope some reader can tell us how. The one I saw was red wool in a sort of stovepipe shape with a little rolled-up brim. — MRS.H.H.H. Saenger THEATRE Tonite Friday-Saturday Adm.$l.75 Young "goblins" will enjoy these amusing Fresh Apple Spook- burgers as an entertaining departure from the usual Hallowe'en face. Whimsical apple "faces" top a savory combination of ground beef, pork, tomatoes, apple, celery and onion. They're a bright healthful way to say Happy Hallowe'en. Fresh Apple Spookburgers Va, cup chopped onions Vi cup crisp rice breakfast cereal teaspoons salt teaspoon pepper Washington State apples* 1 l /i VB 2 Lemon water 8 hamburger buns Vt. cup chopped tomatoes, fresh or canned 1-2 Washington State apples*, pared, cored and chopped to measure 1 cup 1 -pound ground beef Vi pound ground pork } A cup finely-diced celery Combine tomatoes, chopped apples, beef, pork, celery, onions, cereal and salt and pepper. Mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 8 patties. Cook patties in small amount of heated shortening over medium Keat until browned on both sides and thoroughly cooked, turning only once. Cut the two remaining unpared apples into 4 rings each, dip in lemon water to keep from browning. Cut" faces in each apple ring; top each patty with an apple 'face'. Serve on hamburger buns. Serves 8. *Preferred variety: Washington Red Delicious DEAR POLLY - My Pet Peeve is with long necklaces with fasteners that will not stay in the back but are constantly shifting to the side or front. We could all be saved some money if fasteners on LONG necklaces were eliminated. - MARIE. DEAR POLLY — My advice for Gerrie who wants to wash the zippered covers on her couch pillows is "NO." Vacuum good and use a sudsy upholstery cleaner, let dry and re- vacuum With covers still on the pillows. Be careful not to let the suds go through to the actual pillows. The zippers are not in the pillows to make them easy to remove for cleaning but for the upholsterer to close without hand stitching. If necessary to re-shape a pillow after it is clean lay a dampened towel on it and iron and find the steam will perform miracles. 1 have seen many pillow covers that people have taken off to have dry cleaned and then could not be put on again because of shrinkage. — AUDREY. DEAR POLLY - I have diabetes. Before seasoning fresh vegetables for the rest of the family I remove my serving and put it in a three-cup egg poacher to keep my vegetable warm until we are ready to eat. I like to use all new potatoes even the very small ones and have discovered a vegetable brush is great for getting the thin skin off these small newly-dug potatoes. I used to dread preparing them when I scraped with a knife. — EMMA. DEAR POLLY — I have one notebook in which I keep our very important numbers like driver's license numbers, Social Security numbers and others that one might want quickly or in an emergency. My husband was robbed and his wallet stolen along with his Social Security card and driver's license. By having these numbers right at hand it was quite easy to replace the cards. — MRS.N.K. DEAR READERS - It also is well to keep a list of charge cards and their numbers. — POLLY. (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.i UNTAMED AND DEADLY, she ruled the swamp mtti a BLAZING GUN and a LUSCIOUS SMILE. HALF ANIMAL..All tG_- BUT NOT FOR ANYONE UNDEB 12 YIA8S

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