Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 24, 1974 · Page 3
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Thursday, October 24, 19?4 HOPE (ARK.) STAR fhre* Womens news Mrs, Annette Rogers Phone 777.3431 Calendar of events Friday, October 25 The Spring Hill PTA is sponsoring a Halloween carnival at 7 p.m. Friday, October 25, at the school. There will be a coronation of king and queen, an auction with Verdo Flowers as auctioneer, a drawing for a ham, and a concession stand with plenty of eats, plus 13 amusement booths. The carnival committee invites the public to attend. Friday Music Club will meet Friday, October 25 in the home of Mrs. E. A. Pendergraft in Oakhaven at 3:30 p.m. Program leader is Mrs. James McLarty. Co-hostesses will be Mrs. Joe Eason and Mary Anita Laseter. Hope Country Club will have Bridge and Pitch night Friday, October 25. For reservation call 777-2285, 777-4998 or 777-9944 by Thursday, October 24. Saturday, October 26 Hope District of Little Rock Conference of United Methodist Women will meet October 26 at 9:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Hope. Women of the Little Rock conference will be in charge of the program. Lunch will be served at 12 noon for $1.50 per person. Cub Scout Pack 62 and their families will be going to the special Halloween spook house and grave in Centerville. The group will meet at 6:45 p.m. at Garland school and go from there together. Bring a picnic lunch if you'd like. Monday, October 28 Plans for the new year will be made when the Third District Arts and Crafts Club meets Monday, October 28, in the Jack Lowe home in Oakhaven. All members are encouraged to be there. Family Lib The best of all possible selves By Joanne and Lew Koch (Note: Today's column is written by Joanne) "Marriage is something I would consider only out of severe depression. The surest way to be alone is to get married. Surveys show the happiest people are single women or married men." When I read Gloria Steinem's words in "People" magazine my first impulse was to righteously defend marriage as the best of all possible worlds. Trying to be objective about Ms. Steinem's charge that marriage makes women unhappy, I had to admit there were corroborating studies, the most extensive one being the University of Michigan report based on 2,500 interviews entitled: "Americans View Their Mental Health." In so far as one can measure happiness, the 1960 Michigan Report and a 1970 survey by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare seemed to show that married women were getting the short end of the stick. (Married men, by the way, rated themselves happier than did single women.) Why are so many married women unhappy? The reasons are numerous, but one of the most common is false expectations, the belief engendered practically from birth that marriage is an end in itself. "Landing" a man was to be the final goal of an adolescence geared to attracting the opposite sex, rather than developing our other human potentials. Even today, when you ask a little girl what she wants to do when she grows up, the answer is often "get married". Marriage, as many of us have found to our dismay, is no more a finale than motherhood. Both experiences can be enriching or frustrating, depending on whether or not we continue learning, exercising and expanding our abilities, finding new sources of pleasure and satisfaction. After facing their disappointments, stagnation, and isolation and becoming aware of new possibilities, many women have marched out of their kitchens - and out of some marriages. . ... But let's not make the same mistake twice - the mistake of the easy answer. Just when we're realizing; that not all good flows from marriage and motherhood, let s not buy the notion that single women have a lock on pleasure and satisfaction or that all pleasure and satisfaction must be self- centered. When we go out to look for happiness as an automatic attribute of marriage or singleness or motherhood, we inevitably wind up like Voltaire's Candide, realizing that there is no best of all possible worlds. There is only, at any given moment, for any given person, a best of all possible selves, the self that is continually renewing its capacity for wonder and delight, the self that is continually growing. It would be a shame if the same women who did so much to dismantle the old female stereotypes should erect new and equally unreal mannequins, such as the perpetually contented working woman. If we start expecting fulfillment to come with a feminist mystique - avoiding marriage, remaining single and career-oriented - we may well wind up just as disappointed as Betty Friedan s suburban housewives who fell for the feminine mystique. Happiness may be a job, a two-room apartment, an empty refrigerator and a cat for regular companionship, but certainly not for everyone. Beef Chili brightens Hallows' Eye Tuesday, October 29 The Jett B. Graves Sunday School Class of the First United Methodist Church will have a potluck in the recreation room of the church Tuesday, October 29 at 7 p.m. Hostesses will be Mrs. David Griffin, Mrs. Herbert Bristow, Miss Elsie Snyker, Mrs. Maggie Cowling and Mrs Warte Gilbert. Thursday, October 31 Emmet PTA is sponsoring a chili supper at the annual Halloween Carnival at the school, Thursday, October 31. Serving will begin at 6:30 p.m. and tickets will be $1 adults and 65c for children. Proceeds will be used for drapes for the new school building. Bobcaw PTA, Bodcaw, Ark. will have an old time Halloween carnival, Thursday, October 31 in the school gym at 7 p.m. The parents of Head Start (Children at Guernsey School will sponsor a Halloween Carnival on Thursday, .October 31 from 6:3(W:30 p.m. at the i School. For 25c there will be lots of games and prizes for everyone. Nov. 5,12,19, 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. NOTICE: No wedding or engagement pictures will be returned unless accompanied by 'self addressed and stamped envelope. Pictures may be picked up at the Star office after they run in paper.' By Aileeh Claire NBA Food Editor Ati Hallows' Eve is celebrated in many ways throughout the country but sometime during the evening wee hob-goblins and ghosts and their more mature counterparts get together for a hearty snack. A good one is a pot of Beef Chili that you can keep on the stove simmering until everyone is ready to dip into it. Serve with wedges of sliced bread, donuts and cider. HALLOWEEN BEEF CHILI 1 pound lean ground beef 1 onion 1 (15-ounc0) can red kidney beans 1 (15-ounce)can barbecue beans 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon chill powder Brown beef in skillet. Add chopped onion and cook until onion is wilted. Stir in undrained beans, salt and chili powder. Simmer 15 minutes to blend flavors. Makes 6 servings. • (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) Simple beef chili makes hearty snack for trick-or-treaters Cradle Roll Coming and Going Mr. and Mrs. V.F. Williams have returned to their home in Rogers, Ark. after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Fuller, Hope Rt. 4, and other relatives. Mrs. Gwendolyn Elliby has returned to her home in Dallas after visiting her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. George "Boots" Smith Jr. While here Mrs. Elliby helped enter her father in St. Michael's hospital in Texarkana, where he is in room 330. October 20 Mr. and Mrs. John Caldwell, Hope, have a daughter, Candi Dawn weight 6 pounds 8 ounces, born October 20. October 21 Mr. and Mrs. Roberta Marteniz of Hope have a son born October 21. Ricky weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce. October 22 ,.. v , K ., .,• Shelton Robert Wicker was born October 22 to Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wicker of Prescott. He weighed 9 pounds 13te ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Sid Waller of Prescott are the parents of their first child, a daughter named Celeste Louise. She was born October 22 and weighed 8 pounds 6Vfe ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Smith of Hope announce the arrival of a son, James Olen Smith who weighed 6 pounds HVfe ounces. Mrs. Gentry hosts Dorcas S. S. class Mrs. Gladys Gentry assisted by her daughter Mrs. Alice Arnett entertained the Dorcas Sunday School Class of Garrett Memorial Baptist Church. There were eight members and one guest present. Mrs. Charlene Clark brought the devotion, "Do We Fail Li Our Appreciation?" The hostesses served nuts, chips, cake, punch and coffee during the social hour. Hospital Notes MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: William B. O'Neal, Thomas Hall Jr., Luke Treece, Sue Stroope, all of Hope. DISMISSED: Mrs. Jimmy Anderson, McNab; Buddy Fontaine, Saratoga; Mrs. Ireta Richardson, Nashville; Mrs. Ivory Nunnely, Mineral Springs; Mrs. John H. Carlton, Rosston; Mrs. Horace Billings, W.L. Tate, Jimmy Jones, Dan Johnson, Mrs. Leonard Gray, Mrs. Roberta Martinez and baby, all of Hope. BRANCH GENERAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Homer West, Hope. DISMISSED: Oscar Allison, James Coilums, both of Hope. lei IS74 . . Add chopped, ripe olives and minced onion to mayonnaise or salad dressing before mixing with eggs for egg salad. Koch Brussels sprouts are low in calories and provide a large amount of vitamin C as well as other vitamins and minerals. Adding freshly grated lemon rind to lemon pudding and pie filling mix helps perk up the mix's flavor. Skin Deep An unpleasant attitude can detract from an otherwise perfect fashion look. Walking around with a frown ruins any good look you are trying to create. Fancy words for the same old story By Abigail Van Buren ' 1974 by The Chicago Tribune DEAR ABBY: Chuck and I have been married for 20 years. I was 17 and he was 18 at the time, and we were very much in love. I still am, but I'm not so sure ahout Chuck. Recently Chuck expressed the need for less togetherness and more freedom to explore and develop ourselves as individuals. We talked it out and he admitted that his basic need was sexual experimentation. Chuck says he doesn't want to deceive me, but his need has now become an obsession. We have three children and everything Lo stay together for. Chuck suggested one night out a week for both of us and no questions asked, I don't want another man, and I'm afraid if I agree to such an arrangement, Chuck might find someone else. Please advise me, CHUCK'S WIFE DEAR WIFE: Chuck has suggested in highfalutin language that you both swing with others. To my way of thinking (and regardless of what married swingers say) this would signal the beginning of the end. DEAR ABBY: I have had the same beauty operator for about three years. I like her work very much, but she does something that I find very irritating, and I am amazed that somebody hasn't called her on it. She addresses her patrons by their last names. "Johnston, I'll be with you in a moment. Smith, you're not dry yet. Jones, take the first dryer." Perhaps most of her customers are either used to it, or they don't mind, but I find it rather rude. Am I being petty? Or shouldn't, a hairdresser address her patrons as either Miss or Mrs.? CALL ME MRS. DEAR CALL ME: A hairdresser (and anyone else who performs a personal service) should address clients as "Miss" or "Mrs." unless she is asked to address them in some other way. If it irritates you, tell her. No sense getting hotter under the dryer. DEAR ABBY: 1 sure hope you can help me. I am 14, and already I am ruining my life. My problem is I am always lying to impress people, shock them, or just lo get attention, I guess. If I tell the truth, 1 stretch it so much, it's not the truth any more. I have told some terrible lies that got a lot of people into a lot of trouble. Once I scratched my own face up, and told everyone that my mother did it. just to get people to feel sorry for me. I don't take drugs or anything like that. I just lie and make up stories. I'm such a good liar I almost believe some of the things I make up. Please help me to stop lying, Abby. 1 don't have a friend in the world. DON'TSKiN THIS DEAR DON'T: Chronic lying is a symptom of a deeper emotional problem. You need professional counseling. If your school has a psychologist, ask to see him (or her). If none is available, ask your mother to arrange an appointment with someone at your local mental health clinic. The person who knows he has a problem and seeks kelp is well on the way to solving it. Good luck. Everyone has a problem. What's VOLLTS? For u 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 SI to Abigail Van Buren, 132 Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills, Calif. 90212 meets at Dudleys The regular monthly meeting of the Rocky Mound Home Extension Homemakers Club was in the home of Mrs. Earl Dudley. Mrs. Ivan Bright presided and also read the thought of the month. Mrs. Dudley brought the devotion after which "Showers of Blessing" was sung by the group led by Mrs. Carl Ward. The eye-opener was some pictures tooled on leather shown by Mrs. Marie Taylor and Mrs. Orie Byers. Mrs. Byers also brought the lesson on decorating your home for safety. Mrs. Bright reported on a meeting she had attended. Mrs. Aaron told the club of some ways to remodel a home for elderly people for safety. Mrs. Dudley talked on the subject of taking flu shots. It was announced that the project for the year will be to visit the nursing homes once a month. Members answered the roll call by telling ways they furnish their homes for safety. Eleven were present including three visitors, Wanda Williams, Mrs. Carl Ward and little DeAnn Ward. Before refreshments were served the Homemaker's Prayer was read and the door prize was awarded to Mrs. Aaron. The next meeting will be an all clay meeting at the cabin of Mrs. Byers. Potluck luncheon will be served at noon. BLUE CHEESE DRESSING By CECILY BROWNSTONE Associated Press Food Editor Delicious with a salad of lettuce and red onion rings. 4 ounces blue cheese ¥4 cup buttermilk Vt cup commercial sour cream 1 tablespoon cider vinegar Vt cup salad oil Vt teaspoon salt VB teaspoon white pepper Mash cheese fine; gradually beat in buttermilk and sour cream alternately with vinegar, then beat in remaining ingredients. Mixture should be smooth. Cover and chill. Makes 1% to IVi cup. LeahPatton is engaged MISS LEAH PATTON Mr. and Mrs. Billy J. Patton of Hope announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Leah, to Willie Lester Buck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Buck of Arkadelphia. The wedding will be December 7 at 7:30 p.m. In the First United Pentecostal Church of Hope. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No cards will be sent. COOKING IS FUN BROWN RICE AND VEGETABLES MEATLESS SUPPER Brown Rice and Vegetables Fresh Fruit Oookf«« A large version of one of our favorite combinations. % cup butter or margarine 2 large onions, coarsely chopped (2 cups) 1V4 cups coarsely shredded green cabbage Vi cup minced parsley 2 large cloves garlic, minced 4 chicken bouillon cubes Two 16-ounce cans bean sprouts, rinsed and drained 8-ounce can water chestnuts, drained and sliced 4 to 6 teaspoons soy sauce 2 cups long-grain parboiled brown rice, cooked In a 12-inch skillet heat the butter; "rtd onion, cabbage, parsley, garlic and cubes; cook gently, mashing cubes with a wooden spoon to break up fine, until vegetables are tender- crisp — 10 minutes or so. Add remaining ingredients and mix well; reheat, Makes 6 to 8 servings. /97f- Saenger THEATRE TONITE FRIDAY-SATURDAY ADM. 1.00-1.75 Most cops play it by the book., Newman wrote his own! LAW ROGER ROBINSON PLUS "ACE ELI ROGERS" JKHARMACY TOPICS: Why does a doctor flash a light into a patient's eyes? By observing the tiny blood vessels in the eye he can find clues to disease elsewhere in the body. New synthetic sweetener, aspartame, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Unlike saccharin or cyclamates, it is metabolized as a protein, and even has a few calories — but it Is 180 tunes sweetner than sugar! Electric sensor to monitor the heart rate is worn on small "bracelet" recently developed for heart patients. At irregularities, alarm warns patient to rest or take medication. Some doctors suggest that, sun-tanning (carefully, in stages) can reduce blood pressure and blood serum cholesterol levels for days, or even weeks. But ALL recommend caution in the sun. Two recent research studies — with more than 600 elementary schoolchildren in Arizona, and with Canadian soldiers on maneuvers in the Arctic — indicate that individuals given Vitamin C had fewer colds, or shorter ones, than those who did not. If you're going to take Vitamin C this winter, start now before the sniffle- season. We're ready for you at Deanna Drug. Compare prices and you will always save at BMNNAMMJS 6th & Main St. Hope, Ark. Phone 777-W4S The Busy Corner

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