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Fact or Fanq^ Campers Gather at Borton Farm Married Recently Mrs. Richard Borton and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Martin of Hutchinson; were hosts for the weekend at the John Borton Spring Lakes farm near Plevna for tlie Salt Shaker Campers camp-out. Eighteen families of the campers club were present and guests, Messrs. and Mmes. Easy Fortune, Hays; Dick Singleton, Sylvia; John Aberg, Plevna; Ridiard Dixon and sons; Buzz White and son; and Marshall White and family. MRS. ALFRED Bauer, 216 East 5tJi, department conductress of the Ladies AuxUiary No. 1361, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Mrs. Robert Hirst of Partridge, attended a reception in Omaha, Neb., honoring Mrs. Paul Harmon of Omaha, national president of the Ladies Auxiliary, VFW. LYONS Li-Ar-Mu Federated Club members were guests foi- a meeting m tlie home of Mr.s. Ixjonard Rickens. The program w a s a parlia- mentai-y skit entitled "Comerly of E)rrors," presented by Mmes. Bill Hess, Larry Sewell, Howard Sewing, l^eRoy Thornburg, John Cook, Melvin Rathburn and James Kennedy. New members are Mmes. Billy Friend and Rathburn. Mrs. Sam Darrah, Creen Valley, Ariz., was a guest of the club. Mrs. Bill Hess gave a report. New yearbooks were distributed by Mrs. Johii Cook. Trie president, Mrs. Neil Crane, presided. Tlffi COMMUNnT Room of the Courthouse at Newton was the scene for a meeting of the .Judson Kilpatrick Woman's R<!- lief Corps. Florence Michael presided. Mrs. Eula Brannen gave the program and a poem on "Modem Language." A report was given by Mrs. I^ee Watkins. Mrs. Lelola Madsen is the new junior vice - president. Delegates to the 64th Distrir-t 4 convention Oct. 14 in Newton are Mmes. Clifford Decker. Lorin WfK )lery. Mad.son and Mabel ('ushing; alternates are Mines. Lottie Boylan. Daisie Johnson, Blanche Price and C^ecU .f-fom- baker. G.ARDEN CITY Business and Professional Women's Club met at dinner in the home of Mrs. Mearl Potter. Mrs. Ralph Pat- ter.son presided. State career girl of Kansas, Mrs. Mignon Sullivan, gave a resume of her trip to Cleveland, Ohio, where slie attended the national BPW convention, Now members of the club are Mmes. Gerald Hanson and Sullivan. THE SILVER wedding anni- ver.sary of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Skinner of Great Bend, will be observed with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the fircat Bend VFW Hall. Their nieces and nephew, Jean Bigbee, Arlington, Te.x.; Nancy Savelius. Great Bend; llaiTJet L. Schroeder. Kan .sas City; Judith Bigbee, .Manhattan; Mrs. David Elliot. Phil- h'psburg; Kimberly and .1 o h ii Fuller, SaUna, will be hosts for the event. Mr. and Mrs. Skinner request no gifts. .MEMBERS of the Liberal Kil Kare Club were guests for a meeting in the home of Mrs. Walter Ross, with IVIrs. Dan Chester assisting. The program presented by Mrs. George Chaffin was a qui/, on outstanding places. Mrs. Carcel Faulkner was honored for her birthday. MRS. MAX McNett and Mrs. Dale Perry of Great Bend were hostesses in the Scout Room of Barton County Community •Junior College for a meeting of Delta Theta cliaptcr of Beta Sigma Phi. The program on introductions and invitations was given by Mmes. Galen Teichmann and Ron Becker. The new president of tlie chapter is Mrs. Eddie McCluro; vice - president is Mrs. Kicli- and Mohr. John Raivlini^s Barbara Poole [ A candlelight ceremony in the i El Dorado First United Method- j ist Church united Barbara Jean j Poole and John Scott Rawlings, I son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert ; Rawlings, 12 17th Crestview, in i marriage. i couple will be at home at Chateau Pines, 1920 West Towanda, El Dorado, where the bride is employed by Walnut Valley State Bank and Mr. Rawlings by Bank's Tree Trimming Service. Mrs. Rawlings was graduated from Butler County Community College, El Dorado. Mr. Rawlings attended Butler County Community College and Hutchinson Community College. Page 6 The Hulcliinson News Tuesday, September 14, 1971 ed: Mrs. Ardon Brandyberry provided music for tlie ceremony. Best man and bridesmaid were Pat Milciiell, Wichita, and Angie Borth. Dick Duiton ashered. Following a Colorado wedding trip, the couple will be at home at 2727 North Adanis. .Tlie bride attended Buliler H i gh School. Mr. Weston • attended Jlutchin- son Higii School and is employed in Hutchinson. .^4om Thanked Her and Lowered Rent DEAR ANN LANDERS: I was veiy much interested in the letter from the mother of the 18-year-old boy who was having an affair with the 3.'5-year-old woman ne.x:t door. The boy's mother was not only mad at the neighbor but furious wilh her hu.sband. When she told him what his son was doing he replied, "It's better than fooling around with a dumb ir>-ycar-old. The boy goes away to college soon. He needs some experience.'' In my opinion the father was right on both counts. Forty-five years ago, when I was 16, I had a similar ex])eri- cnce. A 34-year-old widow who lived downstairs in my mother's apartment house offered to help me with my homework. After jmy third vi.sit she seduced me. My mother found out about it, went to the woman, thanked her and lowered her rent $10 a ! month. By Ann Landers If all mothers were as wi.se as mine we wouldn't have so many kids in trouble today. Why don't you si)eai-liead a drive for belter sex education via the ExiJerienced-Older- Woman-Tulor System? It would be a public service, not only for the young boys who would profit from the expoiience. but for the young girls who should be left alone. It would also benefit the older women who are divorced, widowed or married to men who are incapacitated, lazy or busy. — G.T.A. DEAR G.T.A,: Sorry, hut I'm too busy right now to spearhead anything. Furthermore, I can think of a few people offliand who niigiit not go along on the "public service aspect" of your plan. DPJAR ANN LANDERS: You once wrote in your column, Before You Buy Check Operation of Appliances To Pare Monthly Utility Bi In an effort to trim running ex|>endi- tin-es and hold to already strained budgets, many families are writing to ine about the cost of operating various electrical appliances and lighting fixtures. So, 1 have been checking wilh a variety of experts, among them the Edi-son Electric Institute, the Electrical Testing Ljiboi-atories, and electric power companies, .such as t h e Philadelphia Electric Company. By Margaret Dana One question frequently asked is whjth- er it really pays to turn off light ^s wiien- ever leaving a room. It appears that many people believe it costs more U) turn on lights frequently than to leave them burning. All the power exports tell mc this is a myth. There is no extra "(nower surge" when a light is switched on. You will save power and money by turning off lights you are not using. Tlie false belief may have had its origin In the fact that motors in appliiiiices, such as a wa.sher, do expcriciu-c an extra "push" when the .•ippluuicc is turned on. and this docs certainly create more wear and tear on the motor. Rome figures worked out by one iwwcr company, which can bf; translated for n;;;; in any area, show that an electric range used by a family of fcur will average !17 kilovvatt-hours a montti, and at throe cents \>o.r kilowatt-hour the u.se of that range will cost the family $2.91 a month. Rales vary, of course, but it is simple to figure what tlie kilowatt-hour rate is in your area by dividing your total electric bill by the number of "Units of Use-Electric KWll." You may be paying less than llu-ec cents in your city or rural area. However, using the three-cent figure as a base for figuring, in the average foui'- member family a refrigerat-or uses only 5fi KWHs a month, cosiing $1.68. The cost rises for a combination refrigerator-freezer, which uses W KWHs — $2!.70 a month. The frost-free'type of refrigerator make.s quite a jump, using, 138; KWHs and cosU ing $4.14 a month. A freezer, of a size for a family of four, uses only a little more than that — IMi KWHs at a cost of $4.21). Range of Sizes The range of sizes for freezers, however, gives this figure a lot of variation. Sizes go from 3.2 cubic feet to 30.1 cubic feet. And except for tho.se who raise and freeze much of their own food and need a large freezer, budgct-wi.se consimicrs must recognize that a freezer larger than tiie t.yjic contained in refrigerator-freezer combinations is one of convenience and not a money saver. If, however, you can u.sc the unit to its full capacity and keep tlie turnover of foods fairly raiiid, you can make it serve your budget. Now, what alxjut small appliances? If a family of four operates an electric toaster once a day, it will probably use three KWHs a month at a cost of nine cents. A coffee maker iKscd twice a day takes eight KWlls — 24 cents a month. An electric toothbnisli u.ses less than that —around seven KWHs. On the other hand, a dehumidificr probably will u.se a b o u t ITiO KWHs a month, de|x."tKiing on its size and the job it must do. As for washers and dryers, a washer, if used around 12 hours a month, Avill u.se only ahoul nine KWHs — a bargain at a monthly cost of 27 cents. Tlie dryer will take more, as yim w)uld expect. For IG hours of use a month it will draw 80 KWUs and cost $2.40. An electric iron, however, if used Uie same 16 hours a month, will use only 13 KWHs. A dlshwa.slier (wilh lieater unit) will probably use around 30 KWHs of current —another bargain for 90 cents a month. Room air conditioners juanp way up the list of current ii.sei-s, depending on size, weather, and temperature setting of its controls. The average unit uses 300 KWlls a month, and $i) is the cost. To make sure yoM get your money's worth in this im- porlant invest;nuMit, and avoid a current waster, be .sui'e wlui'i buying a [•ooni air rondilloner to check the Room Air-Conditioner Certification Directory that (ivory dealer .should have on hand. The association of Home Apiiliance Manufacturers handles this certification and units iiui .st meet high .standards lor doing what is claimed for them. There are many oilier figures, \m — such as a TV set's cost of operation. A black and white set, for instance, u.sed f<nir hours a day, luses 87 rents worth of power a month, whereas a color s(M's co.st of o|Kiration would be $1.14. A vacuum cleaner u.sed one hour a week costs 12 cents a month. Lighting a six-room house, especially in winter with its short days, will Uike alwut 60 KWHs. So, by checking your use of all these units afid pjuing down where you can get along wilh less, you can cut that monthly bill noticeably. (Margaret Dana welcomes opinions and questions ou buying and will use them in her columns as rapidly a.s research and space iMirmit. Personal answers are impossible due to large voluiua of mail from readers. If you have a question lor .Mrs. Dana, send it to The News, Box 191, and we will forward it.) "Everybody can learn from somebody." It is with this in mind tliat I write to you. I have been a cleaning woman for 22 years and I have learned, something that many well educated college trained people don't know. I have discovered a 100 per cent foolproof way to tell if people have money. Look in their broom closets. Rich people have beat-up, worn-out vacuum sweepers, so ancient that parts are no longer available. Their floor mops shed all ovei' because tlicy are worn to .shreds. Their waxers don't work a n d their wiping cloths and S |x>iiges are full of holes. Rich i)eople think they are .saving money by hanging onto cniminy appliances and worn- out junk. They are wrong. A cleaning woman can get the place twice as tidy in half the time if she li a s modern, functional equipment. When will those dumbbells with the .six-figure bank accounts and the 1931 junk wake up — Tired of Working With Relics DEAR TIRED: Hopefully when they read this. Are you awake out there, ladies? Check your broom closets and if you need new equipment, get it. DEAR A-\N LANDERS: In one of the doctor a)Iimins in the paper I read that it is not possible for a doctor to tell on examination whether a woman has had a baby. Several months ago you .said ju.st the opjwsite. Your answer was given as one of the reasons a girl should not try to co\'er up the fact that she has h a d fui out-of-wedlock child when she marries. How about a little more research? Either you are wrong or the doctor is. Who is it? — San Fran Nit-Picker DEAR S .F.: I'm ri.ght. I triple-checked with three 0. B.-Gyn specialists and they lei! me that in 99 cases out of 100. the physician can determine whether or not a woman has had a child. If she had a Caesarean section the scar is evident. If the birth was by natural delivery the cervical opening is larger and sometimes fissured. (Ann Landers will be glad to help you with vour problems. Send them to Ann Landers, care of The Hutchinson News, Box Chicago, III. 6W54, and enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.) Mr. and Mrs. John Rawlings (Barbara Poole) I The bride's parents are Mr. and Mrs. John Poole of El Dorado. 1 Rev. Melvin Short, formerly of Hutchin.son, officiated at the ceremony. Fred Wolfe provided music. Honor attendants were Mrs. Roger Scott, Hutchmson, and Allen Watkins, Pittsburg. Other bridal attendants were Mrs. Watkins and CaroljTi Ratcliff. Groom.?men were Roger Scott, Hulcliinson, and John Poole, brother of the bride. The reception was in the home of the bride's parents. Following a wedding trip, the Kirk Snyder Donna Hoffses Donna Rae Hoffses and Kirk Duane Snyder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marlyn Snyder, Anthony, were married in the Foreside Community C3iurch, Falmoutlr Maine, with Rev. Pete Mercer officiating. The bride's parents are Mrs. WilUam M. Hoffses, Falmouth, and the late Mr. Hoffses. Honor attendants were Patricia McBrady and Robert Balko, Portland, Maine. Other bridal attendants were Mmes. Terance Henninger, Longmont, Colo., and Balko. Ushers were Charles Lemeyer, Porte City, Iowa, and John Mahoney, j Forked River, N.J. j The reception was at Caro- ilyn's in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The couple will be at home in Fteeport, Maine, following a wedding trip to Canada. Tlie bride is employed by North Mrs. Kirk Snyder (Donna Hoffses) East Insurance Co. hi Portland. Mr. Snyder was graduated i from Hutchinson Community ' College and Northwestern State College, Alva, Okla. He is serving witli the U. S. Navy, stationed at the naval air station in Brunswick. Maine. Don Weston Jolce Thomas Jolee Thomas and Don L. Weston exclianged wedding vows in the First Chdstian j Church. Their pai-ents are .Messrs. and Mmes. Clayton C. Thomas, 16027 North Monroe, and Lewis Weston, 314 West 8th. Rev. A. R. Stevens official- To Run Stories After Wedding lovQ is... . , . telling her she's as lovely as the day you were married. CBOI-V*.! 1/71 lOi AMCHtS IIJUIS In keeping vdtb the tradition that a bride should not be seen in her wedding dress before the certmony. The News will not piiblish Sunday weddings with pictures until the week following the wedding. Friday and Saturday weddings will be prmted in the Sunday section on the weekend they take place. Wedding stories that reach our office over five days after the ceremony will be printed without pictures. jT When cash ( is petty, V serve spaghetti. favorite Recipe FRESH APRICOT PIE 1 tbsp. margarine •''i c. sugar 2 ''2 c. sliced fresh apricots Vh. tbsp. frozen orange juice 2 tbsp. apricot juice or water 3 tbsp. minute tapioca Pastry for 9-inch double cmst pie Line pie tin with pasti7; spread margaruie on bottom crust. Combme remaining ingredients; pour into pie crust. Add top crust; brush witli milk and sprinkle with sugar, if desired. Bake for 50 minutes at 400 degrees. Hildred Schmidt RFD 1, Box 236 Walton SBnd your best renpes lo Favorite Recipe, The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kan. The recipes are judged by Jane Savage, home service director of the CM Service Company. Each one chosen for publication wins a SI award. When dollars are slim, American Beauty Spaghetti makes sense! Almost no other food gives you such nourisliing goodness for so little money. You can slrietch a weekly food budget with spaghetti and meat balls or meat sauce. Plain spaghetti, with tomato sauce or cheese, makes a delicious and nourishing side dish for just pennies. Or add ham or ground beef to cooked spaghetti for a main dish casserole. Try your favorite recipe tonight; or use one of the money-stretching treats you'll find on the back of every American Beauty Spaghetti package. MERICAN BEAUTY ITALIAN STYLE SPAGHETTI LONG SPAGHETTI THIN SPAGHETTI VERMICELLI NewSinger machine stieldislildiesat appe^rankprioe! Gary Rupp Ps'ancy Dnkvlou- Nancy Dukelovv. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Dukelow, 101A Norman Road, and Gary Rupp were married in the First Presbyterian Churcli, Billings, Mont. Both are of Palo Alto, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. George Rupp, Billings, are parents of the bridegroom. Rev. Luther Powell officiated jat the wedding ceremony. Mrs. Stephen Train. Topeka. and Don Thomas attended the cou- iple. U.'iheriiig were James Roof and CM Watne, San Jose, Calif. Calif. Tlie reception was in tha Sky view Terrace. Following a wedding trip through t h e northwesfceni states, Mr. and Mrs. Rupp will be at home at 718 San Carloa Court, Palo Alto. The bride attended Kansas State University, Manhattan. The bridegroom is emploj-ed by Cardinal Publishing Co., San Francisco, Calif. jNext lb beinjg asked •\whateveripossessed Kim to ' becomiEJafyneral directory klytiryolHlind is most. cpnfrohted with the qUestloti;'"Wiiat do yoO^ .doialiday?" ''rm .sure most of my ' friends thinl( at! I do is ~sit around," lie smites. " It's iiot a patronizing : smiie, just wistful. The"' activity oh the day of a , funeral really accounts ipr . q «^ry'|rnall part of vyhai : ; Keith)/plkland and his ' . associates do. Before the funeral,.tiiey will rrjake :^ niarty arrangernents such ; as with the cemetery, with the newspaper, and for any.out of state transportation required. After the funeral,;if there are social security papers- . or union documents that ' require attention; if j , there are retirement hoards' or other offices and agencies which the family must contact, Keith VoHdand will be there to explain and simplify the duties when these matters call for the family's personal attention. "Most of our days are spent with people," Keith concludes, "away from the funeral home, explaining and advising, and listening." Voll<|and Funeral Home 528 North Main Hutchinson - 663-4971 fpjps^^*?"*"'-' '"Also see Stylist* machine 418 at $219.95 What a great new low price for stretch stitches~a must for sewing knits! Be sure you come in tliis week and try this brand-new machine from Singerl winiih 4 built-in stretch stitches! Straight, 2ig -zag, overedge, featherstitch! What you need for knits! Sew on buttons. Make buttonholes with built-in buttonhole dial. No attachments. Just turn and sew! • Built-in blindstitch helps hem up anytfiing—quick! Plain and multi-zig-zag stitches are built-in, too! • This new machine also has the Singer-exclusive front drop-in bobbin. No more straining to get the bobbin out from under. • The foot control is so sensitive to your touch—you sew slow or speed along at up to 1000 stitches a minute. Plus 14 more g reat Singer features for fast, easy sewing. 15 cabinets from $60, carrying case only $20. FREE INSTRUCTIONS on how to use your new machine. The Singer 1 to 36* CredH Plan helps you havo this new machine now—within your budget. For address of the' Singer Sewing Center nearest you, see White Pages under SINGER COMPANY. •A Trtdemark of THE SINGER COMf>ANY SINGER It%<i (iMv >r(omm»lia(SINCEIIrad<v' * Hutcliiiison 20 \. Main • MO 3-3369

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