The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee on August 5, 1987 · Page 76
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4 fOCUS THE SUNDAY TENNESSON Wwtnwfay, Augmt 5, 1987 ! . If "--'...'V. -ssw I I! i ' i 1 t i ( I i i' 1 Clearance Sale 20-80 off. Our Annual Ckrarancc Sale is only two weeks! July 25th through August 8th rrjnxtl Limned I dilmn Priniv Untrantil Prinl Limned and Detorjiir Prints jnd Piters Custom Fuming Ready Made Frames as low as 5x7 Irames $ .Wi XvIO . . . $.VV 11x14 MVS. :-w.V) . S6.ss And More Quantities Limited - No Rain Cheeks it framemaker FREE CONSULTATIONS .i ... . - - AND ART Store Hours: 10-6 Monday iiliiiil - 6676 Charlotte Pike Hilrwood Plaza Shopping Center if : r 352 - i In Business TO HELP PAROCHIAL SCHOOL James Corbitt and Taylor Hall are busy capping meat for barbecue sales at McEwen's famous Irish Picnic. More than 5,500 pounds of barbecued pork benefit the St. Patrick parochial school. mm - mmmmmmmm GALLERY - Friday & 10-5 Saturday 4506 25 years I I I I 24 WEEKS $24 C$52 MasterCard az wttiis $52 $117 American Express g I I 1 I I SIGNATURE. PHONE. APT. NO- STATE. 2IP. I Attic Brighten your mornings A Steepleton FUN AND GAMES PEOPLE FOR 77 YEARS PEGASUS $1595 Leather Pockets 1" 3 pc. Slate. Includes Delivery, Installation & Equipment. SALS ENDS AUG. 8th DRAKE $1195 Includes Delivery, Installation & Equipment. Basketball ' . . .. muw Fiberglass Backboard VXV ? 4" Steel Post PWS Yuar Warrantw uA - - , Steepleton Billiards and Basketball 9278th Ave. So. 254-1256 Sale Event Many Items 1 8 if'-' s Sale SECRET RECIPE Some of the secret recipe sauce is applied to a barbecue sandwich at the McEwen Irish picnic. Frank Walsh keeps the secret recipe formula in a bank box. Walsh and his sons mixed and sold 600 gallons of the famed sauce at he recent picnic. Start every morning right with a subscription to The Tennessean. Billy Eadey Staff Btlly Eastey Staff . cook in shifts. Obviously they are well organized and quite experienced." Frank Walsh and sons prepared the sauce again this year (600 gallons). This has been Walsh's job since 1925. He is also the keeper of the recipe. "The recipe is as closely kept as the Coca Cola recipe. Frank keeps it in a bank vault Only he and his sons have access to it," Ney said. - v . . "Obviously many folk think the barbecue is the best in the world," he noted. "The sauce certainly plays an. important role." Co-chairmen included Jeirry Smith, Mike Walsh, Wayne Hooper and David Daniel. set this weekend eryone who pays the admission $3 for a half-day Friday starting at 7 p.m. and $4 for a full day on Saturday is 1 eligible to compete. There'll be crafts booths as well as camping available. Honey 'n Spice Glazed ham 6-8 lbs. Whole ham 12-16 lbs. 3900 Hillsboro Rd.238-HAMS: shoulder was sold in two days to St. Patrick picnic seen successful McEWEN Students of SL Pa trick's parochial school are assured of enough money to operate the school for another year thanks to the annual Irish Picnic. More than 20,000 persons attended some part of the two day picnic and barbecue, said Tommy Hooper, chairman of the event. Hooper said, "The picnic was a suc cess. We don't have a net figure yet but we know it was a huge success." The Rev. Charlie Ney, pastor of St. Patrick's church, said, "Friday night we were $3,000 ahead of the total at the same time last year." The picnic is recognized in Guin ness Book of World Records as the "world's largest outdoor barbecue." Ney has a certificate from Guinness to prove the point. Barbara Hooper, Tommy's wife, who is a graduate of St. Patrick's school, said, "Friday when the men were loading the pit, we had a storm While it was pouring rain, just over the school from where we were standing under a shelter, we could see a giant rainbow. "I felt then it was a sign of good tid ings and I think it has turned out that The rain soon stopped and we had wonderful weather. She said the picnic has never been rained ouL "We have been rained on but never rained out" Catholic students from Dickson, Humphreys and other neighboring counties attend grades 1-8 at St. Patrick's. This fall's enrollment is expected to be about 90 students. More than 1 5,000 pounds of barbecue pork shoulder and 1,250 chickeas were barbecued. Various other food items were also served. A variety of games and entertainment was available during the two-day event. GERST HOUSE German Style Foods Draft Beers The House of Unusual Food I Reasonable Prlcea , .... 228 Woodland SL it W5 MO 256-9760 Naehville, TM YES I need to subscribe to THE TENNESSEAN and SAVE UP TO 33 OFF home delivery prices. CHECK ONE: Daily Tennessean Daily & Sunday Tennessean PAY BY CREDIT CARDIcvisa CARD NO.. EXP. DATE I 1 I NAME. ADDRESS- CITY Father Ney said the picnic began in 1 855 the same year the church was founded. "The first picnic was to raise money to buy a bell for the church." St. Patrick's has operated a parochial school since 1856." "The barbecue raises 60 to 70 of the school's operating budget," said Ney. Documentation on last year's barbecue was submitted to Guinness which resulted in the world's biggest recognition. Ney said, "It takes 26 hours to cook the pork shoulder. We cook it over hickory coals and not flame, so it cooks very slowly. The parishioners Bell Witch show ADAMS There'll be plenty of fiddling around, banjo picking and flat-foot dancing here this weekend at the 1987 Bell Witch Bluegrass Competition. The contest will be held en the grounds of the old Bell School, and ev For Beautiful Things 1909 WEST END AVE. (615) 329-1835 MON -SAT. 9:30-5:30 Q Customer Service Dept., P.O. BOX 24747, Nashville, TN 37202. Your service will continue I until you call Customer Service at 254-5661 to cancel it. 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