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Fact or Fancy Campers Gather at Borton Farm 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 the 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; Richard Dixon and sons; Buzz White and son; and Marshall White and family. MRS. ALFRED Bauer, 216 East 5th, department conductress of the Ladies Auxiliary 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 for a meeting in the home of Mrs. Ijconard Rickers. The program w a s a parliamentary skit entitled "Comedy of Errors," presented by Mmes. Bill Hess, Larry Sewell, Howard Sewing, LeRoy Thornburg, John Cook, Melvin Rathbum and James Kennedy. New members are Mmes. Billy Friend and Rathburn. Mrs. Sam Darrah, Green Valley, Ariz., was a guest of the club. Mrs. Bill Hess gave a report. New yearbooks were distributed by Mrs. John Cook. The president, Mrs. Neil Crane, presided. THE COMMUNITY Room of the Courthouse at Newton was the scene for a meeting of the Judson Kilpatrick Woman's Relief Corps. Florence Michael presided. Mrs. Eula Brannen gave the program and a poem on "Modem Language." A report was given by Mrs. Lee Watkins. Mrs. Lelola Madsen is the new junior vice - president. Delegates to the 64th District: 4 convention Oct. 14 in Newton are Mmes. Clifford Decker, Lorin Woolery, Madson and Mabel Cushing; alternates are Mmes. l^ottie Boylan, Daisie Johnson, Blanche Price and Cecil Hombaker. GARDEN CITY Business and Professional Women's Club met at dinner in the liome of Mrs. Mearl Potter. Mrs. Ralph Patterson presided. State career girl of Kansas, Mrs. Mignon Sullivan, gave a resume of her trip to Cleveland, Ohio, where she attended the national BPW convention. New members of the club are Mmes. Gerald Hanson and Sullivan. THE SILVER wedding anniversary 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 Great Bend VFW Hall. Their nieces and nephew. Jean Bigbce, Arlington, Tex.; Nancy Saveiius, Great Bend; Harriet L. Schroeder. Kansas City; Judith Bigbee, Manhattan; Mrs. David Elliot. Phillipsburg: Kimberly and John Fuller, Salina, 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 Mrs. Dan Chester assisting. The program presented by Mrs. George Chaffin was a quiz 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 chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. The program on introductions and invitations was given by Mmes. Galen Teichrnann and Ron Becker. The new president of the chapter is Mrs. Eddie McClure; vice - president is MTS . Richand Mohr. Married Recently John Raivlings I Barbara Poole A candlelight ceremony in the El Dorado First United Methodist Church united Barbara Jean Poole and John Scott Rawlings, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rawlings, 12 17th Crestview, in marriage. Mom Thanked Her and Lowered Rent DEAR ANN LANDERS: I was very much interested in the letter from the mother of the 18-year-old boy who was having an affair with the 35-year-old woman next door. The boy's mother was not only mad at the neighbor but furious with her husband. When she told him what his son was doing he replied, "It's better than fooling around with a dumb l!>-year-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 experience. A 34-year-old widow who lived downstairs in my mother's apartment house offered to help me with my homework. After my third visit 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 wise as mine we wouldn't have so many kids in trouble today. Why don't you spearhead a drive for belter sex education via the Experienced-Older- Woman-Tutor System? It would be a public service, not only for the young boys who would profit from the experience, 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, but I'm too busy right now to spearhead anything. Furthermore, I can think of a few people offhand who might not go along on the "public service aspect" of your plan. DEAR ANN LANDERS: You once wrote in your column, Before You Buy Check Operation of Appliances To Pare Monthly Utility Bill In an effort to trim running expenditures and hold to already strained budgets, many families are writing to me about the cost of operating various electrical appliances and lighting fixtures. So, I have been checking with a variety of experts, among them the Edison Electric Institute, the Electrical Testing Laboratories, and electric jxnver companies, such as t h c Philadelphia Electric Company. By Margaret Dana One question frequently asked is whether it really pays to turn off lights whenever leaving a room. Tt appears that, many people believe it costs more to turn on lights frequently than to leave them burning. All the power experts tell me this is a myth. There is no extra "power surge" when a light, is switched on. You will save power and money by turning off lights you are not using. The false belief may have had its origin In the fact that motors in appliances, such as a washer, do experience an extra "push" when the appliance Is turned on, and this docs certainly create more wear and tear on the motor. Some figures worked out by one power company, which can be translated for una in any area, show that an electric range used by a family of four will average !17 kilowatt-hours a month, and at three cents per kilowatt-hour the use of that range will cost the family $2.01 a month. Rates vary, of course, but it is simple to figure what the kilowatt-hour rate is in your area by dividing your total electric bill by the number of "Units of Use-Electric KWII." You may be paying less than three cents in your city or rural area. However, using the three-cent figure as a base for figuring, in the average four- member family :a refrigerator uses only 56 KWHs a month, costing $1.68. The cost rises for a combination refrigerator-freezer, which ustfs t »Q KWHs — $2.70 a month. . The' frost-free' type of refrigerator makes ; quite a' jump,' using. 138, KWHs and, cost* •hig $4.14' a 1 month, A freezer, of a size ' for a family : of foiir, uses only a little more than that — 140 KWHs at a cost of $4.2u. 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 those who raise and freeze much of their own food and need a large freezer, budget-wise consumers must, recognize that a freezer larger than the type contained in refrigerator-freezer combinations is one of convenience and not a money saver. If, however, you can use the unit to its full capacity and keep the turnover of foods fairly rapid, you can make it serve your budget. Now, what about 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 used twice a day takes eight KWHs — 24 cents a month. An electric toothbrush uses less than that —around seven KWHs. On tlx?, other hand, a dehumidifier probably will use a b o u t 150 KWHs a month, depending on its size and the job it must do. As for washers and dryers, a washer, if used around 12 hours a month, will use only about nine KWHs — a bargain at a monthly cost of 27 cents. The dryer will take more, as you would expect. For 16 hours of use a month it will draw 80 KWHs and cost $2.40. An electric iron, however, if used the same 16 hours a month, will use only 13 KWHs. A dishwasher (with heater unit) will probably use around 30 KWHs of current —another bargain for 90 cents a month. Room air conditioners jump way up the list of current users, depending on size, weather, and temperature setting of its controls. The average unit uses 300 KWHs a month, and $0 is the cast. To make sure yon got your money's worth in this important investment., and avoid a current, waster, be sure when buying a room air conditioner to check the Room Air-Conditioner Certification Directory that every dealer should have on hand. The association of Home Appliance Manufacturers handles this certification and units must meet high standards for doing what is claimed for them. There are many other figures, too — such as a TV set's cost of operation. A black and white set, for instance, used four hours a day, uses ft7 cents worth of ]>ower a month, whereas a color set's cost of operation would be $1.14. A vacuum cleaner used one hour a week costs 12 cents a month. Lighting a six-room house, especially in winter with its short days, will lake about 60 KWHs. So, by checking your use of all these units and paring down where you can get along with 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 as research and space permit. Personal answers are impossible due to large voluma 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 that 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 over because they are worn to shreds. Their waxers don't work and their wiping cloths and sponges a,re full of holes. Rich people think they are saving money by hanging onto crummy appliances and worn- out junk. They are wrong, A cleaning woman can get the place twice as tidy in half the lime if she h a s modern, functional equip-' ment. 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 ANN LANDERS: In one of the doctor columns 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 just the opposite. Your answer was given as one of the reasons a girl should not try to cover up the fact that she has h a cl an 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 right. I triple-checked with three O. B.-Gyn specialists and they tell mc 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 your problems. Send them to Ann Landers, care ot The Hutchinson News, Box 3345, Chicago, III. 60454, and enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.) Mr. and Mrs. John Rawlings ! (Barbara Poole) I I The bride's parents are Mr. I and Mrs. John Poole of El Do-j ! rado. Rev. Melvin Short, formerly of Hutchinson, officiated at the ceremony. Fred Wolfe provided music. Honor attendants were Mrs. Roger Scott, Hutchinson, and Allen Watkins, Pittsburg. Other bridal attendants were Mrs. Watkins and Carolyn Ratcliff. Groomsmen were Roger Scott, Hutchinson, and John Poole, brother of the bride. The reception was in the home of the bride's parents. Following a wedding trip, the 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. 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 Church, Falmouth, Maine, with Rev. Pete Mercer officiating. The bride's parents are Mrs. William 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, La Porte City, Iowa, and John Mahoney, Forked River, N.J. The reception was at Carolyn's in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The couple will be at home in Freeport, Maine, following a wedding trip to Canada. The bride is employed by North Page 6 The Hutchinson News Tuesday, September 14, 1971 ed; Mrs. Ardon Brandyberry provided music for the ceremony. Best man and bridesmaid were Pat Mitchell, Wichita, and Angle Borth. Dick Du.tton ushered. Following a Colorado wedding trip, the couple will be at home at 2727 North Adams. .The bride attended Buhler High School. Mr. Weston. attended Hutchinson Higli School and is employed in Hutchinson. love is <2 o . . . telling her she's as lovely as the day you were married. Mrs. Kirk Snyder (Donna Hoffses) East Insurance Co. in Portland. Mr. Snyder was graduated from Hutchinson Community College and Northwestern State College, Alva, Okla. He is serving with the U. S. Navy, stationed at the naval air station in Brunswick. Maine. Don Weston Jolee Thomas Jolee Thomas and Don L. Weston exchanged wedding ,vows in the First Christian Church. Their parents are .Messrs. and Mmes. Clayton C. Thomas, ,6027 North Monroe, and Lewis 'Weston, 314 West 8th. Rev. A. R. Stevens officiat- To Run Stories After Wedding In keeping with the tradition that a bride should not be seen in her wedding dress before the ceremony. The News will not publish Sunday weddings with pictures until the week following the wedding. Friday and Saturday wed dings will be printed 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. Gary Rupp Nancy Dukelow Nancy Dukelow. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Dukelow, 101A Norman Road, and Gary Rupp were married in the First Presbyterian Church, Billings, Mont. Both are of Palo Alto, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. George Rupp, Billings, are parents of the bridegroom. Rev. Luther Powell officiated at the wedding ceremony. Mrs. Stephen Train, Topeka, and Don Thomas attended the couple. Ushering were James Roof aid Cliff Watne, San Jose, Calif. Calif. The reception was in the Skyview Terrace. Following a wedding trip through t h e northwestern states, Mr. and Mrs. Rupp will be at home at 718 San Carlos Court, Palo Alto. The bride attended Kansas State University, Manhattan. The bridegroom is employed by Cardinal Publishing Co., San Francisco, Calif. Favorite Recipe FRESH APRICOT PIE 3 i c. sugar lVz tbsp. frozen orange juice 1 tbsp. margarine 2V2 c. sliced fresh apricots 2 tbsp. apricot juice or water 3 tbsp. minute tapioca Pastry for 9-inch double crust pie Line pie tin with pastry; spread margarine on bottom crust. Combine remaining ingredients; pour into pie crust. Add top crust; brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar, if desired. Bake for 50 minutes at 400 degrees. Hildred Schmidt RFD 1, Box 236 Walton Send your best recipes fs Favorite Recipe, The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kan. The recipes are ludged by Jane Savage, home service director of the Gai service company. Each one chosen for publication wins a $) award. When dollars are slim, American Beauty Spaghetti makes sense! Almost no other food gives you such nourishing goodness for so little money. You can stretch 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 New Singer machine stretch stitches at a pie-shrank price! Also see Stylist* machine 418 at $219.95 What a g reat new low price for stretch stitches—a must for sewing knits! Be sure you come in this week and try this brand-new machine from Singer! wmw 4 built-in stretch stitches! Straight, zig-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 anything-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. Plus14moregreatSingerfeaturesforfast, easy sewing. 15 cabinets from $60, carrying case only $20. FREE INSTRUCTIONS on how louse your new machine. The Singer 1 to 36* Credit Plan helps you have this new machine now—within your budget. For address of the' Singer Sewing Center nearest you, see White Pages under SINGER COMPANY. •ATredomatk of THE SINGER COMPANY SINGER lUirtt Mtfjtr tomemm it at SIN O E R iodayl • Hutchinson 20 N. Main • MO 3-3369 Next to being asked "whatever^possessed him to become a i. funeral director, Keith Volkland is most confronted with the question:-"What do you do all day?" "I 'm sure most of my ; friends think all I do is ~ sit around," he smiles. v ; lt|s nota patronizing : smile, just wistful. The ^ activity on the day of a funeral really accounts for ; a ve'ry'small part of what ; Keith Volkland and his associates do. Before' the funeral,.they will rrjake • many arrangements 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 ' there are retirement hoards or other offices and agencies which the family must contact, Keith Volkland 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." Volkland Funeral Home 528 North Main Hutchinson - 663-4971 PIP" •I MP

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