Hints From Heloise THE OTTAWA HERALD Monday, Feb. 18, 1963 Thick "Tablecloth Blots Spilled Milk By HELOISE CRUSE Dear Heloise: We have three very young children in our home who are learning to feed themselves. Cleaning up the spilt milk and food becomes a chore, especially after a busy day. But, I have found that it helps a lot if I put an old bath towel on their little tables at meal time! The children seem to love this special "tablecloth". . . and the toweling blots up the overflow before it reaches their laps, the floor, or my tired nervous system! Mother o/ Three One could use fingertip towels or old pieces of bath towels which you coult 1 cut up y o u r- self. This is a wonderful nerve saver. Heloise Dear Heloise: Many good things happen acci- Helois* CERAMIC WALLS & FLOORS FORMICA TOPS Inlaid Linoleum TILE Christian Bros. FLOORS CH 2-2285 Ottawa dentally! The last time I waxed my furniture, I happened to pick up my husband's old sock from the rag bag. The idea hit upon me to put the sock on like a glove, and spray my polish on the furniture and polish with my sock-glove. t works! (Hold the toe in the >alm of your hand for extra hickness.) Another bit of luck proved terrific when I was sewing on shank juttons. The only needle I could [ind has some embroidery thread through it — full strand. It worked beautifully. A few stitches and it is strong er than ordinary thread. Embroi dery thread tends to pull the buttons tighter into the material than single or double strand regu lar thread usually does. These buttons have never come loose! Now I am just looking for acci dents! Irene Morris Dear Irene: Bless you! You're just the sweetest thing we know. That quotation should read, "Accidents and necessity are the mother of invention." I'm sure you have proved this yourself, at least to me you have, Heloise Dear Heloise: I have a steam iron which ha; stopped steaming. Have you any idea what may have caused it or what I should do? Frances Hintzo Dear Frances: There may be something dras tically wrong with your iron. No seeing it, how would I know? However, most people find tha the iron has been stopped up with sediment. The best answer we have found to date for this is: Empty the water from the steam iron. Fill it with approximately one-fourth cup of pure vinegar—white or yellow makes no difference — and let it steam 'our minutes. Turn the iron off and let it get completely cool. Most people like to let the iron sit about three hours. After that, rinse the iron out with plain water. Fill the iron back up with the Usual amount of water you ordinarily would use and let it come to a steaming point again. Be sure to run the iron over a piece of wet cloth before iron ing your niceties. This wil remove any sediment that has come loose and might be caugh in the steam holes on the bottom of your iron. Or you could use commercia steam iron cleaners. There are many brands. And always remember that there could be something wrong with your iron. In that case you would have to see a repair man in this business. Hope you're lucky! Love Heloise Heloise welcomes all mail, especially household hints which she can pass on to readers as space permits. However, because of the tremendous volume of mail she receives daily, Heloise is unable to answer all individual letters. She will answer readers' questions in her column whenever possible. Presents Program On DAR Museum GARY EUGENE is the month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Baugher, 724 N. Main. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Barklcy, RFD 1, Overbrook, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Baughter, 723 N. Sycamore. Anniversary Reception Mr. and Mrs. Keil H. Crist, Westphalia, invite their friends and neighbors to an open house Feb. 24, at the home of their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Herrill, Jr. The reception will mark the 45th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Crist. The Herald pays f 5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. General Edward Hand Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met at the home of Mrs. G. D. Weilepp Saturday. The program, presented by Miss Catherine Campbell, was devoted to the national DAR Museum at Washington, D. C. Miss Campbell, a visitor at the Museum many times, described it as it was in the early days; a room approximately 35 by 40 feet in which . were displayed items of the Revolutionary period such as glass, silver and china, and a dress worn by Mrs. President Harrison. Mrs. Harrison was the first President General of the National DAR Society. When the present building of the DAR was constructed, the old museum was housed in the new building. The present museum, much enlarged, contains many priceless items, all predating 1830. The program included colored slides of some of the rare items now on display, including one of the three recognized life masks of George Washington, made at Mount Vernon by the famous French artist Houdon. Also, an 11-star flag once owned by a soldier of General Washington, Benjamin Franklin's teapot and cream jug, John Hancock's desk, John Adams' Chippendale side chairs, Lowestoft china owned by John Paul Jones, Thomas Jef- fersonY silver candlesticks, Doly Madison's teapot, and comb, silver items crafted by Paul Revere, teaspoons owned by Martha Washington, a hand- Mown glass punch bowl presented by Patrick Henry to his namesake, an English Stratfordshire dinner service depicting the land ing of the Marquis de Lafayette at New York in 1824. Also on display is furniture by Hepplewhite, Duncan Phyfe and Chippendale, as well as other items of pewter, silver, hand- blown glass and china of the Revolutionary period. Mrs. J. R. Henning gave the National Defense report, discussing the administration's decision to cut back the National Guard. The National Guard, or Militia, as it is called in the Constitution, is a vital part of what the army calls our "Initial Protective Force." Under the provisions of the Constitution, it also constitutes the soverign army of each of the 50 sovereign states, and as such is an important roadblock to the DRAKE'S BAKERY For Rolls-Donuts-Pies and all other bakery products possibility of communist take-ov- >r in this country. ' Since the Reserve is wholly under Federal control, the Pentagon can reorganize this force on ts own authority. However, governors must approve any Guard changes within their Mates. This s one of the most significant provisions in our Constitution. Mrs. Harold Tetwiler read the president general's message for February, urging that special em jhasis be given all American tlistbry Month activities, striving to be alert to every opportunity to observe and appreciate our American ideals, principles and heritage during this period which is highlighted by the birth dates of two great Americans, Wash ington and Lincoln. Elaine Gaddis, daughter of Mrs. L. 0. Gaddis, chapter regent, has been: invited to serve again as page at the DAR Continental Congress, Washington, D. C., April 15-19. She and Mrs. Gaddis plan to attend. Assisting hostesses were Mrs. C. T. Geiger, Mrs, B. L. Carter, Mrs. Eldon Rader, Mrs. H. H. Hewitt and Mrs Floyd Ogg. Miss Mary Carpenter was a guest. More People Buy WURLITZER PIANOS than any other make BUTLER'S A number of Ottawa of Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma So^rty if** present for the luncheon, meet ing in The Barn, Osawatoniie, Saturday. Othen attended from Pada, Baldwin, Garnett and Osawatomie. The program theme was, "Strengthening Respect for Women's Capabilities." Mrs. M«ri« Cherry spoke on, "The Return of the Cycle for Women in Society"; Mrs. Avis Polley discussed, "The Attitudes of Society Toward Working Women" 1 ; and Miss Hazel Dean McClure on, "The Advancing Status of Women in the Field of: Higher Education." Miss Frances Disney sang, "A Song in My Heart." The group endorsed several candidates for state offices, to be voted on at the meeting April 19-21, in Salina, and sent a card to Miss Isabelle Jacobsen, in St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City. Science Shrinks Piles New Way Without Surgery Stops Itch—Relieves Pain New Y.rk, If. T. (SpceUl) - For th« first time science has found * new healing; substance with the astonishing ability to shrink hemor- rhoida, stop itching, and relieve pain - without surgery. In case alter case, while gently relieving pain, actual reduction (shrinkage) took place. 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