The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 2, 1963 · Page 5
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Ottawa, Kansas
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Saturday, March 2, 1963
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Hints From Heloise Alcohol Rub Takes Pinch Out Of Shoe By HELOISE CRUSE Dear Heloise: I am a shoemaker. I do not say that this will work for all types of shoes which are too tight and hurt women's toes! But I would like to give you a little hint which we have used in the custom shoe business. I cannot guarantee this for all types of shoes for there are many types of leathers and synthetics today. However. . . . 0 if one happens to have a pair of shoes that are too tight, I have told many of my customerr (and have never had a con? plaint) to satur ate the inside of the shoes with rubbing alcohol which has been poured on a piece of cotton (take the piece of cotton and rub the inside of the shoes). Then place your foot in it and wear it until the alcohol evaporates. This will stretch some types of leather. Be sure to wear the shoes until the alcohol completely evaporates and they are dry. Now many women buy shoes in the daytime when their feet are small. Are women aware that their feet expand at certain times? Since I do not have to sign my name in this column I would scour" to hold my little colored Helots* Senior Club Has Meeting Senior Club No. 1 opened the meeting yesterday in Youth Center with a patriotic ritual with Mrs. Myrtle Graham presiding. Mrs. Margaret Williams played accompaniment for singing. The club members signed a card to send to Mrs. Scottie Bingaman, who is ill, and observed the birthday of Mrs. Alberta DeShazer. There was a period of silent prayer for evangelist Billy Graham who is ill in a hospital in a foreign country. Volunteers from the club gave readings and short itmes of interest for entertainment. Thirty- one attended. After the meeting closed with the club theme song, "The More We Get Together," there were games and visiting. Doughnuts and coffee were served by Henry Smart, Roy Brown and Edgar Jones. Socialettes Ottawa Branch, American Association of University Women, will have a program of slides Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Mrs. E. V. Meyer's home. They will be by Mrs. Frances Warner of a trip she took to the Holy Land. The Herald pays ?5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. like women to know that they should only buy shoes when their feet are swollen or at that time of day when their feet are the biggest! I am sure that women are not aware of this. There are times of the day, seasons, months, and so forth, when women's feet swell. I recommend that when a woman spends her husband's hard-earned money on a pair of shoes, that she purchases them so they will fit properly. This end result allows her to get her money's worth, "Custom Shoemaker" Don't doubt it until you've tried it. I did! I rubbed the inside of a pair cf suede shoes with the alcohol and cotton and then put on a heavy pair of husband's wool sox and walked around. The wool sox stretched them more than if I had just worn plain nylons. For the first time in years, my suede pumps don't hurt. I only wish that fellow had signed his name. I know that thousands of women would be sending him candy. I would. Heloise Dear Heloise: The secret of avoiding monotonous lunches can be found in having a lunch pail large enough to hold two thermos bottles, one, a wide-mouthed type, plus a supply of plastic holders or four- ounce food jars. In the ordinary thermos put the drink. In the other wide-mouthec thermos pop a variety of foods such as spaghetti and meat sauce or hot dogs, Spanish rice, hot roast beef, chopped bits of ham added to plain rice which is wel seasoned, soup, chili, small canned potatoes, or Vienna sausages and so forth. Sometimes I place a vegetable and top it with bite-sizes of potatoes and any leftover meat I happen to have. As for the small size jars which we all have. . . they can be uset for gelatin with either vegetables or fruit added, puddings, and all kinds of fruits. I also buy pie-shaped plastic dishes at the dime store in which I freeze pie with whipped cream I freeze everything possible so '. do not need to worry about spoil age. By the time the lunch is ready to be eaten they are com pletely thawed. One can also insert into the wide - mouthed thermos ingredients for a "Sloppy-Joe" sand wich along with a buttered bun to be put together at noon so it wil be hot! Polly Short Dear Heloise: To keep a comfort on the bet all one has to do is buy enough matching color of cotton materia and attach to the bottom of down comfort, and tuck it under neath the mattress! Your troubles are over and the comfort cannot possibly slide of the bed. Helen Ponian Dear Heloise: I use a plastic - type "po ins that come with hair rollers! These can be bought in many ifferent colors to match any ressing table. As well as being useful they are very decorative. Mrs. Marian E. Williams Club Forecast Stinday 'AIRS and SPARES of Westminster, J. R. Cheney home, potluck Monday IOUNDABOUT, Mrs. W. A. Penny JMEOA CHAPTER, Beta Sigma Phi, Mrs. Duanc Hall , COSMOPOLITAN Club, Mrs. J. E. Berry, luncheon EXEMPLAR CHAPTER, Beta Sigma Phi, Mrs. Wallace Hart, party for Osawatomle State Hospital patients OTTAWA GARDEN CLUB, First Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m. potluck TRUE KINDRED Tuesday AAUW, Mrs. E. V. Meyer, 8 p. m. BETA GAMMA, Mrs. L. E. Daugtiafthy ENTRE NOUS, Mrs. Don Madtson 'AST PRESIDENTS Of Beauceatlt, Mrs. Merle Marmon SMC Club CHAPTER GL, Mrs. Lewis Irwin JAYCEE JAYNES, Mrs. Clarence Higdon HIGHLAND AVENUE, Mrs. Verne White LADIES MISSIONARY Meeting, Faith Bible Church NAZARENE MISSIONARY Society 'ROMENADER8 Wednesday ACE, city library OU FACULTY WOMEN'S Club, West dorm STITCH and CHATTER, Mrs. Jack Nelson, potluck CWF, First Christian FIRST BAPTIST WMS FIRST METHODIST WSCS TRINITY WSCS UNION CHAPEL WSCS WOMAN'S ASSOCIATION, Westminster U.P. Church MAZA EVANS WMS Circle EASTERN STAR Thursday BAXTER SOCIAL HOUR, Mrs. Harry Johnson DAUGHTERS CLUB, Mrs. W. D. Willford FAR and NEAR, Mrs. Elmer Louderback. Princeton MIRIAM CWF Circle EMERY GREEN SOCIAL WYCOFF, Mrs. Herbert Dowdy TAUY MISSION CIRCLE, Mrs. Lonnle Barnes BEAUCEANT EAGLES AUXILIARY Friday SENIOR CLUB, Youth Center Saturday GOLDEN AGE Recreation Club, Youth Center Miscellany L. M. S. Ida Jean Kain, nutritionist, writ«3 in an article in Food and Nutrition News, published by the National Livestock and Meat Board, Chicago, "Americans have dietitis, a peculiar malady which keeps us feeling uneasy about the fattening effects of good food even while we are eating it. Such meal-time' casuistry takes half the joy out of eating but does little to curb calories, . . " An excerpl f r o m a 16 year - old's let ter: "A weight problem can ruin a girl's life. I k n o w . . . The way I lost my 30 bulgy pounds was to atop eating sweets. I laid off the sundaes, the .ice cream shakes and soft drinks." Miss Kain, in summing up: "We need to work with nature and control weight, not by dieting, but by not overeating. Specifically we should avoid overeating at one sitting for this practice is extra fattening. In addition exercise should be stepped up. Daily exercise should be built into our way of life. Then we can stay slim for life!" Because one paragraph of Vera Goodman's "Thank You From Vera" in the First Baptist Visi tor is such a fine message for al of us, particularly as we approach Easter, we are "lifting" it from the bulletin: "I am sure that i is right for all of us to often con sider and evaluate our goals in life and the effectiveness of ou ministry. If we find ourselves dis satisfied and restless with wha we are and with our efforts t serve God and man, we mus seek to find the right place t commit our lives. This is a lonely and difficult task but it i something that must be done som times." Lack of space prevented usin all the fine cookie recipes from Mrs. Lyle Hanes' files in th food story today. We're keepin them in a safe place to use in later story. Incidentally, wouldri you know that it would be some one with those delicious bakec food recipes who seems to main tain her slim figure without even trying. Too, it would be her littl boy, 7-year-old Steven, wh doesn't even care for fancy cook ies. He likes his food plain. Guess ii must be spring tha makes one "almost" buy a shin new garden tool when there is perfectly good one at home wit the new worn off, PRINTED PATTERN 4828 SIZES 2-10 See diagram — even a beginner can sew this sun-fun dress in a day! A fabric - saver, too — whip up one, two, three versions for practically pennies. Note handy pockets. Printed Pattern 4828: Children's Sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. Size 6 takes 1% yards 30-inch. FIFTY CENTS in coins for this pattern — add 10 cents for each pattern for Ist-class mailing. Send to Anne Adams, The Ottawa Herald, Pattern Dept., 243 West 17th St., New York 11, N.Y. Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS with ZONE, SIZE and. STYLE NUMBER. Just out! 304 design ideas plus coupon for FREE pattern — any one you choose in new Spring- Summer Pattern Catalog. Send 50 cents now. THE OTTAWA HEfcALD Saturday, March 2, 1963 Ann Landers Don't Fight His Kin, Join Them Dear Ann Landers: I am go-1 freezing nights and mild days to ! » ing with a fine boy who has asked me to marry him. I love many things about Jake. He is kind, considerate, dependable, honest and fun to be with. But his family bugs me. About once a week we have to go to a relative's house. He has an enormous mob of sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles and cousins Somebody is al- w a y s having something for everybody. Much of the conversation, even among the American - born relatives, is in a foreign langu- a g e which I don't understand When they do speak English the conversation concerns people and events which have no meaning to me. Ann TEMPTING TRAY — Mrs. Lyle A. Hanes, 1246 Maple, serves a tray of cookies including Cocoa Bars and Lemon Frosted Cocoanut Bars. You'll find the recipes in the story below. (Herald Photo by Lois Smith) She Finds Trying New Cookie es Rewarding Pasttime Recip A young matron who likes to cook and has collected a number of cookie recipes is Mrs. Lyle A. Hanes, 1246 Maple. "I prefer to make bar cookies as they are less trouble and can be really good," she says.'When you taste some of the cookies made from her recipes, no doubt you will agree. The dark cookies in the picture are Cocoa Bars containing nuts, not too sweet chocolatey in flavor. Cocoa Bars c. butter or margarine 1 c. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 2 eggs c. milk 1 c. sifted flour 2 tbsp. cocoa tsp. salt % c. chopped walnuts Cream butter to soften. Gradually add sugar and vanilla, creaming well. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in milk. Sift together dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture. Add nuts. Spread in a greased 9x9x2 inch pan. Bake in moderate oven, 375 degrees, 20 minutes or until done. Frost at once with Cocoa Frosting. Cocoa Frosting With spoon blend l j /z tbsp. cocoa, 2 tbsp. cream, Vi tsp. vanilla, l J / 2 tsp. soft butter and 2-3 c. sifted confectioners suger. Cool cake and cut in bars. Makes 2 dozen. Another cookie baked in a sheet and cut into bars is Lemon Frosted Cocoanut Bars, well described by the name. The lemon frosting gives a pleasant tangy taste. Lemon Frosted Cocoanut Bars % c. butter 1% c. brown sugar IVi c. flour 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. baking powder Vt tsp. salt 1 c. flaked cocoanut % c. chopped nuts Cream butter and Vz c. brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add 1 c. flour and mix well. Press mixture evenly over bottom of 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan. Bake in moderate oven, 350 degrees, for 10 minutes. Beat eggs, vanilla, remaining V4 c. flour, baking pow- ^ der and salt. Fold into egg mixture. Add cocoanut and nuts and mix well. Spread evenly over mixture in pan and bake in moderate oven, 350 degrees, for 20 minutes. Cool in pan. Lemon Frosting 2 c. powdered sugar l /4 c. cream grated rind of 1 lemon 2 tsp. lemon juice Mix powdered sugar and cream. Add lemon rind and lemon juice. Heat and stir over barely simmering water until smooth and shiny. Cool a little. Pour over cocoanut mixture. When cold cut into 24 bars. Mrs. Hanes has a newspaper clipping of one of her recipes to remind her of a pleasant surprise she had as a bride in San Antonio, Tex., where her husband was stationed while in service. In one of the social gatherings of service wives a friend, a home ec major, encouraged her to submit a recipe to a section for GI recipes. She replied that she would never be able to win as she was an inexperienced cook. However, she did win a second prize of $3 on the recipe which she is sharing below with Herald readers. FROSTED FLIP l /2 c. sugar 2-3 c. water 2-3 c. unsweetened pineapple juice 2-3 c. lemon juice 2 tbsp. bottled or fresh lime juice 2 unbeaten egg whites 4 c. finely crushed ice Cook sugar and water five minutes; chill. Beat all ingredients until light and frothy. Serve immediately in chilled glasses. Mrs. Hanes wrote with her recipe: "This is an ideal refresher for these hot San Antonio summer days or evenings. Its tanginess makes it a real thrist quencher. Especially nice for parties or just a delightful treat for the family." This young cook does not spend all her time making cookies. Just to prove the point, here is a recipe for stew which she makes in her pressure cooker. She found that while working, the pressure cooker was a real boon in quick meal preparation and continues to like it now that she is at home. Old-Time Beef Stew (In Pressure Cooker) Heat 2 tbsp. fat in bottom of cooker. Add 2 Ib cubed stew meat cut in l^-inch cubes and brown on all sides. Next, slice 1 large onion, add with a clove of garlic (on a toothpick to be removed later), 4 c. boiling water, 1 tbsp. each of salt and lemon juice, 1 tsp, each of sugar and Worcestershire sauce, Vi tsp. each of pepper and paprika, 2 bay leaves, and a dash of allspice or cloves. Add 6 carrots cut in quarters, 6 small white onions, 4 large white potatoes. Cut vegetables in same size pieces for a handsome look. Cook in pressure cooker for 15 tO 20 minutes. When done discard bay leaf and garlic. To make gravy, pour Y* c. cold water into shaker and add Vi c. flour, shake hard to blend. Push vegetables to one side of pan, stir in flour mixture, cook and stir until gravy thickens and boils. Cook gently for few min- tues. Stew may be made in Dutch oven bu will ake 2 or 3 hours. Club Hears Book Review Tot-To-Teen Club heard a book review, "The Chinese Ginger Jars," at a meeting Wednesday evening with Mrs. Willard Lister. It was given by a guest, Mrs. W. R. Gamble. Mrs. R. E. Boyer presided. Other guests were Mrs. Fred Vogler and *!rs. Robert Robbins. Mrs. Lister and her co-hostess, Mrs. Keith Gaeddert, served refreshments to the 16 present. I try to be pleasant and act interested but it's a terrific strain I feel as if I've shoveled a ton of coal after I've put in an evening with his family. Should I tell him how I feel now or try to wean him away from then after we are married? The guy is too good to give up. Help!-NAN Deai- Nan: Apparently Jake enjoys his relatives so don't attempt to "wean him away." Retool your thinking and make an honest effort to understand these people instead of pretending. And if you learn a few words of their language they will love you for it. After marriage the number of evenings spent with his family will be reduced by the sheer weight of your other responsibilities. Until then — don't fight 'em Join 'em. Dear Ann Landers: My husband passed away several months ago. He used to drive me every place so I never learned how to drive. I now have a good car sitting in the garage. I belong to a card club which meets twice a week. Three of the girls who belong to the club live in my neighborhood. They used to pick me up and we'd go to the meetings together. But now they leave their cars in the garage and offer to drive mine Do you thiink they should buy gasoline for my car? Not one of them has mentioned it. I have the feeling they are taking advantage of me because I'm better off financially than they are. Do you agree?—LOW TANK Dear Low: If you knew how to drive you'd be using your car anyway, wouldn't you? So what's the difference? The few pennies involved are hardly worth mentioning. And here is some added advice: Learn to drive the car or get rid of it — or you will be faced with a continuing headache. Dear Ann Landers: May I add my two-cents worth to the controversy revolving around the expression "sappy as a maple tree in April"? Don't change it, as the fellow from Wisconsin suggested, to "sappy as a maple tree in February." Not only will you lose the rhyme, but you'll lose the sense as well. I've lived in New England all my life and I've never seen a sap bucket hanging from a maple tree in February. It requires start the flow of maple sap. In this neck of the woods it's plenty cold both day and night. Thank you for keeping the record straight - YANKEE Dear Yankee: You both could be right. Although, come to think of it, I've lived in Wisconsin, and I can't recall many mild says in February. Why don't we just drop that sappy bit and say, "nutty as a fruit cake"? Confidential to Black Friday: Same tired plot — just different players. Married man fiddling around, no intention of leaving his family, but reluctant to get out of the orchestra. Get with it, Lady, before you qualify for membership in the "Old-Too- Soon, Smart-Too-Late Club." Are you tempted to smoke because the crowd does? If so, send for Ann Landers' booklet, "Teenage Smoking," enclosing with your request 10 cents in coin and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope. Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of this newspaper enclosing a stamped, self-addressed, envelope. EVERYTHING IN FLAT GLASS WINDOWS MIRRORS FURNITURE and DESK TOPS SUFFRON Glass Co. Observe World Day Of Prayer Mrs. H. R. Alban presided at the World Day of Prayer observance yesterday afternoon in First Methodist Church. Rev. Roy Armstrong was the speaker. Taking part in devotions were Mrs. George Royer, Mrs. J. R. Cheney and Mrs. Glenn Moon. Mrs. Richard Fisher and Mrs. Mildred Ellis led in prayer. Mrs. Dean Driscoll gave a vocal solo. Dean Zook led the song service and Mrs. J. R. Henning played the accompaniment for singing. New officers elected were Mrs. Roy Gerhard, vice president; and Mrs. D. C. Whitaker, secretary- treasurer. The Baby Has Been Named The daughter born Feb. 18, to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Miskimon, Winslow, HI., has been named Karon Ann. She weighed 7 Ib., 13 oz. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miskimon, Williams* burg. Shoes Restored Rather than buying new shoes for your youngsters, save dollars by letting us repair the old ones! CITY SHOE SHOP 122 S. Main U. I 418 N. Main Ph. CH 2-2515 THE: PKOPL RKET has many uses ,• sure to READ IT FIRST. calling all youngsters to come in and see the new spring Young America's Finest Fitting Shoes O'Connor's Shoes 205 South Main LOOKING FOR A HOME? Then, We invite you to check into our "Home Plan" available at reasonable rates on a permanent basis. • Convenient Downtown Location • Meals included, if desired • Elevators and phone service North American Hotel Corner of Third and Main Phone CH 2-4800. . .Fern and Bruce

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