The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on February 8, 1963 · Page 7
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^^ -ST.iW Vassar Couple Wed 71 Years MR. AND MRS. A. H. WIGGER Hints From Heloise Lots Of Walking In Keeping House By HELOISE CRUSE Dear Heloise: Would you please tell my husband how many miles a year I walk just by keeping my home? He swears I don't get enough exercise! Drew Tired Dear Drew: I do not have any official information on this subject. However, I did find one reference which said that a typical homemaker walks 3,186 miles a year inside of her home alone. It's my guess that you aren't typical either! I'll bet we both walk more than that. No wonder we're tired at night! Heloise Dear Heloise: I have a new refrigerator but the ice cubes stick. When I use the release on the tray to get the ice cubes out, they stick to the tray and the release bar. I live in a new neighborhood. All of us are having the same trouble. Can you tell us the cause? Neighborhood Dear Appointee: As I am not there to test your specific refrigerators I cannot tell you exactly what is causing the ice trays to stick. However, I can make a d a r n good guess! Some of your appointee Helois* people use your ice trays and fill them with hot water and place them in your freezer chest to defrost them more quickly. Do not do this. As far as I know, most refrigerator companies "coat" these trays. When you put boiling hot water in them it melts and removes this coating. Nothing should be placed in these trays except cool water. Also, they should never be put in dishwashers with extremely hot water or soaps. For those of you who have no dishwasher, don't put them in hot soapy suds. This removes the coating and causes sticking. . The only answer I have found to remedy this is: Use some sort of spray coating (such as is used for spraying fry pans and casserole dishes to prevent sticking.) Dry the tray thoroughly and then coat it with one of these sprays. I am well aware that these sprays are not sold for this purpose, nor do their directions mention using them for this, but outside of cooking oil — which leaves a greasy coating in your iced drink, or buying new trays, that's the best answer I have found. Heloise Dear Heloise: After many frustrating days of re-drying small articles caught in the middle of a bed sheet or towel in my dryer. . . I discovered that if I shook out all of the lumps and twists in the clothing as I put it in the dryer, and (now, this is the trick) placed the smaller articles in the bottom of the dryer and placed the larger articles on top, my problem was solved. But I must be careful to shake out the sheets, folding them crosswise and gather them loosely at the fold and lay them on top of one of the articles. E. Fukii Dear Heloise: Instead of using a rubber sheet between the sheet and the mat- Party Punch Gal. Jug — 65c We Deliver SELECT DAIRY CH 2-1607 PUBLIC SALE The following items of the WILLIAM F. PEARSON Estate Will be sold at Printy Auction Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1963 at 7:00 P.M. 1953Biiick4doorstdcm 1950 Ford 4 door sedan all household furniturt and •ffoctt James J. Chandler, Adm. tress on a child's bed, I find that a flannel backed tablecloth is much better. Put the tablecloth on with the flannel side up. I put this on top of the sheet and if the child wets the bed, it can be washed in the washer along with the rest of the laundry. I know because I have done it for one of our grandchildren, and now keep one on hand for her when she stays overnight with us. The flannel backed tablecloth could be put between the sheet and the mattress if one so desired. Mrs. Mara Dear Heloise: A good way to clean a meat tenderizer is to let it soak in water and then use the tines of a fork to release any meat which might be left in the grooves of the tenderizer. Mrs. Charles F. Mara February Vows Read Sandra Joy Stone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stone, 1124 S. Locust, and Joseph H. Miles Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Miles, Sr., Springerville Ariz., were married Feb. 6. They plan a wedding trip to Arizona. Celebrating their 71st weduing anniversary yesterday with a fam- ly dinner at their home were Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Wigger, Vassar. The couple moved to their present home in 1925 after living on a farm near Michigan Valley T or 12 years. Mr. Wigger, 97, and his wife will be 94 on March I, do their own work with a lit- Je help. Of the seven children born to [he coule, five are living. They are Henry Wigger, Mrs. Anna Stahr, Herman Wigger, Mrs. Ella Bauck, in or near Vassar; and Albert, Topeka. All were present For the dinner yesterday except Mrs. Stahr who sustained a leg fracture Christmas eve. She lives only a block away. The couple lias seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Both Mr. and Mrs. Wigger came from Germany, Mr. Wigger with his family at age 14, to settle in Ohio. Mrs. Wigger came at 17 to Lenexa where she worked for a family to pay her passage to this country. Mrs. Wigger recalls that she worked for $3 per week. The couple met on her first day with the Lenexa family as Mr. Wigger had come to work on an adjoining farm. Both worked for three years before they were married. Out of the savings of his wages of $200 a year plus board and keep, the couple bought furnishings and equipment to set up housekeeping and start farming. They were married at the Lackmann home where she worked. The Wiggers recall that they planned to keep the marriage quiet but the news leaked out when they went to church in a spring wagon. On their return to the farm they were given a surprise reception. Mrs. Wigger says she made her own wedding dress, of peacock blue silk with brown highlights like taffeta. In fact it was not until her 60th wedding anniversary that Mrs. Wigger ever had a "store bought" dress. The couple lived at Lenexa until after all their children were born. Mrs. Wigger recalls that when she was very young, in the old country, a fortune teller told her that she would come to America and would meet her future husband on the first day in her new home. She still thinks it may be more than coincidence that her "fortune" happened just that way. When the couple moved to Vassar in 1925, Mr. Wigger did most of the work on their home himself. They needed the big, four- bedroom house then as their family was at home. They still like their home although it is bigger than they need. Looking back, Mr. Wigger says, "We did not have a flow ery path of ease and idleness. We have had trouble, disappoint ments, sorrow, sickness anc death in the family. We are thankful for our good health. Got has been good to us." Club Forecast Saturday BETA SIGMA PHI. 3-chapter dlnne: dtnce, Country Club RECEIVES CAP - Silvia Anne Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith, RFD 3, student nurse in Stormont-Vail Hospital School of Nursing, Topeka received her cap in a recent ceremony at Washburn University. Auxiliary Observes Anniversary The Eagles Auxiliary, T a u y Lodge No. 2700, celebrated its 13th anniversary last night with state officers and visitors here from Topeka, Olathe, Leavenworth, Great Bend and Lyons. Four past presidents were presented with corsages. They are Mrs. Mattie Allman, Mrs. Henry Lilly, Mrs. Pat Maloney Mrs. Robert McDaniels, Mrs Hayward Brill and Mrs. Harolc Showalter. Four charter members of the auxiliary were given gifts. They are Mrs. Harold Showalter, Mrs. Lena Syre, Mrs. Hazel Romstedt and Mrs. Farra Gulley. State officers present were Clara Eggleston, Topeka, president; Mrs. Minnie Nichols, Great Bend, secretary; Mrs. Estalla Cobb, Leavenworth, trustee; Mrs. Hazel Temple, Lyons, trustee, and Mrs. Louise Kreitzer, Olathe, outside guard. Coffee and cake were served to the 42 persons present on tables decorated in red and white. The mystery package was won by Mrs. Marcella Maiden, Leavenworth. CWF Groups Combined Meeting The four groups of the CWF had a combined meeting Wednesday night in the Christian Church Annex. Reports from each group were given. The service committee reported that 31 pounds of merchandise, consisting of cut-out garments, pieces of material, thread and trimmings, have been sent to the Ralph Tillerys at their mission station at Monieca, Republic of Congo. This will be sufficient to cloth 100 children. Plans were made for the housing and meals for the State CWF board which will meet in Ottawa Feb. 19, 20 and 21. On Feb. 24 a School of Outreach will be held in the evening at the annex. In the afternoon and evening of Feb. 17, the program will be "A Day in a Refugee Camp." A list was read of material each member could bring for work. The devotionals were given by Mrs. Harold Shomber. She gave a reading of a story by Agnes Sligh Turnbull telling the account of the experiences of the little boy who gave the loaves and fishes to Jesus for his miracle. She had a picture on the same subject. Susan Kelly sang a solo, "Make Me a Blessing Today." She was accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Ray Kelly. Seven members of the Naomi group gave a skit for the lesson, "Growing Up or Only Growing Older." Mrs. Ned Roberts gave a short talk and told of the baptism of two hundred Congolese at their mission station when they were in Africa. Refreshments were served by Mrs. H. K. Stevens, Mrs. AAron Drumright, and Mrs. John Mercer. Japanese Theme For Program Dr. and Mrs. F. A. Trump ave a program of slides for Ottawa University Faculty Wom- n's club Wednesday evening in itammel Art Center. The pictures were taken during a recent trip to Japan and the Phlip- )ines. They displayed souvenirs ncluding clothing, yard goods, art pieces and pictures. Following the program the group went to the home of Dr. and Mrs. Raymond P. Jennings or refreshments of Japanese deli- :acies and tea. Mrs. Jennings and Mrs. Horton Presley were at the tea table. Hostesses were in Japanese cos- umes. Others on the commit- ee were Mrs. Bill Frear, Mrs. Charles Anderson, Dr. Ann Greer, rfrs. Dick Peters, Miss Estel Johnson and Mrs. Bill Boucek. DRAKE'S BAKERY For Rolls-Donuts-Pies and all other bakery products Socialettes Daughters Club of Centropolis was entertained at a luncheon at Mrs. Porter Turner's home yesterday. Mrs. Harold Simmons presided. There were 15 members and two children present Mrs. W. D. Willford will be hostess for the March 7 meeting. Ottawa Roller Rink Public Sessions Wed. and Fri. 7:30 to 10:00 Sat. nights 8:00 to 11:00 Private Parties CH 2-9704 Mon., Tues. and Thurs. Sun. Matinee: 1:00 to 9:00 Children 12 and under Serving Complete Meals Sunday Noon- 11:30 till 2 Open Every Evening at 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays Members and Guests OTTAWA COUNTRY CLUB Carpet Features RUG RUNNERS 18" x 12' — Color choice. Deep pile for longer wear. Versatile, practical, economical. $ 2 RUG RUNNERS 20" x 12' — 10 lovely colors. Our finest carpet quality. Use in hall, stairs and other heavy traffic areas. Exotic OVAL RUGS 24" x 36" — Pile content 60% Acrylic Fiber, 40% Modacrylic fiber. Moth proof, non-skid, color fast, machine washable. 5 ONE ROLL ONLY 12' Carpeting Yard Good 70% Wool, 30% Nylon • 3 Tone Textured Weave • Beige, Brown & Nutria • Rubberized Back • Was 7.95 Sq. Yd. NOW 4.88 Sq. Yd. I2'xl2' Size at this low price only -- 77 08 or pay $1.50 each week In Ottawa THROW RUGS 18" x 27" — Assorted colors. Fine carpet quality. Nylon — Wool — Blends. 48 UTILITY RUGS 22" x 33" — Assorted colors. Quality face — Wilton back. — Hurry — ^^ Quantity limit- ^^ (9 C ed. 68 RUG SAMPLES 20" x 6' — Four color choices. Discontinued patterns. Perfect for den, recreation room. 2 THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, February 8, IMS GREG is the 3-year-oM M of Mr. and Mrs. Herschd Merchant, Tulsa, Okla. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Roy Merchant, Baldwin; and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Murphy, Wichita. RICHARDSON'S Further Reductions In Our Sale of SHOES WOMEN'S AND TEEN'S STYLES — FLATS — MIDHEELS — HIGH HEELS — 2 .93 $ 4 CHILDREN'S BUSTER BROWN 4.95 SHORT LINES BROKEN SIZES Men's and Boys' DRESS STYLES NOW! 20% OFF Men's Insulated - Engineer, Sport BOOTS--10.95 & 12.95 — ENTIRE STOCK NOT INCLUDED — RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE "Where Quality Is Higher Than Price" Shown 7:00-9:45 NOW SHOWING Box Office opens 6:45 p.m. Matinee Sat. 1:30 p.m. Shown 8:30 Only Starts SUNDAY BOX OFFICE OPENS 1:15 P.M. Feature at 1:30 — 3:55 — 6:25 — 8:50 SEE IT FROM THE BEGINNING If you five minutes WHO IS THE POWER BEHIND THE MANCHURIAN •••ttKK::^.»;•:•; ^^••^ssu,....... ^^^H • after this picture begins, you won't know what it's all about! HEW SIM JAMSOBECORV wasr-a, «l«SW mil UMTID MTIJnj

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