The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 15, 1963 · Page 7
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 7

Ottawa, Kansas
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Monday, April 15, 1963
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Six Tips Worth Remembering PICTURE RECIPE - Heat canned sauerkraut, tseason- ed to taste, with frankfurters and canned onions in a big covered skillet for a quick main dish. Ann Landers Wornout Lothario Dumps 'Old Lady Dear Ann Landers: When are you going to get smart and give people some practical, down-to- earth advice they can live with? Why not be honest and tell the young men who write that they are nuts to get married until they are 40. And then, they ought to marry a woman who is at least 10 years younger (20 years younger is better yet). I made the usual boner. I got hooked when I was 22. By the time I was 32 I knew I had Ami made a big mistake. But being a gentleman, I hung around another 10 years until the kids were raised. Then I dumped the old lady. One year later I married a doll who is 18 years my junior. It cost me $60,000 to make the switch ,but it was worth every penny. If you are honest Ann Landers, you will admit in your column that all first wives should be shot when they reach the age of 40.— SECOND TIME AROUND Dear Second Time Around: Every few days I get a letter from some middleaged Lothario who mistakes the slowing up of his sex drive for the death rattle. He then must prove to himself (and to the world) that he has lost none of his vim and vigor so he starts chasing around with a chick young enough to be his daughter. The restless neurotics who want to automatically shoot their wives at 40 should consider saving the last bullet for themselves. Read the next letter Dear Ann Landers: Please forgive the looks of this letter. The ink is a little smeary but I spilled some bourbon on it. I know you don't care for drinking, but when I tell you why I am a little loaded you won't be so hard on me. I was married for 28 years to a fine woman. She helped me build a business from the ground up. I don't know how she found the energy to run our home, have four children and be my right hand in the business, too, but she did. She even took care of my sick father until he died. Three years ago a well-shaped, Wherever you go... KEEPUPI with the Have the HERALD Sent TQ You b'vely girl came to work for me. She had been married and was in the process of getting a divorce. I was flattered by her attention and soon we made plans to see each other out-of-town on weekends. Then we began to go out together right, in town. She made me feel young again. It was as if I had discovered a new world. Something must have snapped in my head because one day I decided to ask my wife for a divorce so I could marry this 27-year-old. Everybody was shocked. My children told me I was crazy. Our friends all sided with my wife. All she said was, "If this is what you want you should have it." I had to give my wife plenty— that's the law out here — but I was sure it was worth it. My new wife and I took a 3- month honeymoon. By the time we got home I was sick of her. The sex attraction was gone. She seemed to go .completely dead. I know now I should have stayed with my comfortable old slippers. These new shoes are not for me. I'm ashamed to admit I was such a fool. I've wrecked my life, broken a good woman's heart, lost the respect of my children and have earned the title of -JACKASS OF THE CENTURY Dear Jackass: I can add nothing to your letter. You've said it all. And now — just a word of advice: Millions of people have looked for a solution at the bottom of a bottle. No one ever found one there. To learn the difference between a marriage that "settles down" and one that "gets dull," send for Ann Landers' booklet, "What To Expect From Marriage," enclosing with your request 20 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. By CECILY BROWNSTONE Associated Press Food Editor WE DARESAY that every cook in the world who has ever followed a recipe has occasionally discarded some small direction in it. Sometimes throwing a recipe tip to the winds doesn't much matter, sometimes it does. Here are half, a dozen specifics that we recommend you follow, along with the reasons why. 1. Reputable recipes for poached eggs suggest that the skillet or other pan in which the poaching is to be done be greased before the boiling water or eggs are added. Do so! If you do not, the eggs will stick more than necessary when you lift them out, and you'll have a thin layer of tenacious egg white to clean off the bottom of the pan. 2. What used to be known as the hard-boiled egg is now often called the hard-cooked egg. This newer term sounds stuffy, pedantic, and carping, but the intention behind it is honorable. The hard-cooked egg term came into being as a reminder that egg whites, when cooked at too high a temperature for too long a time, really can toughen to the point of becoming rubbery. 3. When artichokes are cooked in water, recipes sometimes direct that a little olive oil or another salad variety be added. This is worthwhile because the oil makes the artichoke leaves glisten and seems to improve the texture of their edible base. If olive oil is used, the flavor also benefits. 4. When we write recipes for preparing asparagus and broccoli, we usually suggest that the outer fibrous covering of the stalks be removed with a swivel-blade vegetable parer. If you want to make sure that the stalk portions of the vegetable cook as quickly as the tops and are tender, you'll enjoy the results of following this suggestion. 5. Recipes for preparing seal lops usually caution cooks to keep heat low and cook the seafood briefly. This rule is worth observing because nothing toughens faster than a scallop that is overcooked. 6. Modern rules for cooking frankfurters often suggest that they be covered with boiling water and simmered (not boiled) for about 10 minutes or until hot. Because franks are cooked in the making, they do not need boiling in home kitchens — a procedure that toughens them. Workshop Patterns CABINET FOR' ROLL-AWAY BED AND BEDDING HIDE AN EXTRA BED in a cabinet. Or your problem may be how to make over an old bed to look up-to-date. Pattern 313, which gives step-by-step directions for both and also shows how to make really glamorous bedspreads, is 35 cents. It also is in the Bed Packet No. 66 with patterns for making Hollywood beds, bunk beds and other types — all for $1.—The Ottawa Herald Pattern Dept., Bedford Hills, New York. FREE GUARANTEED MOTHPROOFING by SANITONE Guard your fine woolens against moth damage—at no extra cost. We'll mothproof them unconditionally, and return everything Sani- tone clean, luxuriously soft and new looking. Get this complete, professional service today! • • • • 125 8. Main R O Y A L BOND'S I CLEANERS Phone CH 2-1810 SUSAN LEIGH, 22 months old, and her brother, Michael Duane, 10 months, are children of Mr. and Mrs. Duane L. Anderson, RFD 1, Baldwin. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Anderson, RFD 2, and Mrs. Dorothy Rurode, Baldwin. Who'd Want More Food? The 12 - item April plentiful foods list emphasizes that ours is a nation of bountiful food. tThis list, compiled by the Agricultural Marketing Service in cooperation with growers and the food trade, provides a well-rounded assortment of items that actually are in excess of normal trade needs. Eggs top the April list, as the production cycle goes into its springtime upswing. Egg prices, at the farm, are expected to run about the same as last spring's attractive levels. Other p 1 e n t i f u 1 s are potatoes, sweetpotatoes, carrots, and dry onions — root crops of .unusual menu merit; cottage cheese: pork from the meat counter; red tart cherries, both canned and frozen; canned corn; raw and roasted peanuts plus all peanut products; versatile rice; and dry beans of several varieties. Eggs and sweetpotatoes, two of the plentiful foods, make a real team both from the standpoint of deliciousness and economy. Because of their abundance and high menuability, they'll provide attractive, nutritious meals with economy. Lower prices and wider selection for quality usually accompany abundance. Here's a Sweetpotato Pie version of a custard pie in which eggs are used as a thickener. Take % cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, Vfc teaspoon allspice, Vt teaspoon mace, % teaspoon salt, 1% cups mashed sweet- potatoes, 2 slightly beaten eggs, 1 cup milk, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, and one 9-inch unbaked pastry shell. Mix sugar, cinnamon, allspice, mace and salt. Stir in yams. Combine eggs, milk and melted butter or margarine. Add to sweetpotato mixture. Pour into pastry shell. Bake in a hot, 400- degree oven for about 40 minutes or until set. A clean knife inserted into the filling will come out "clean" when custard is set. Eggs contribute color, flavor and richness to Sweetpotato Muffins. Take 2 cups grated raw peeled sweetpotatoes, % cup molasses, % cup milk, ^ teaspoon cinnamon, % teaspoon nutmeg, 2 eggs, l l /y cups flour, 1% teaspoons soda, and % teaspoon salt Add molasses, milk and spice to grated raw sweets. Beat eggs, add to sweetpotato mixture. Fill greased muffin pans 2-3 full. Bake at 400 degrees about 20 minutes. Serve hot or cold. Makes 24 2% inch muffins. Well-beaten eggs are the leaven- er in airy-as-a-cloud Sweetpotato Puffs. To make, take 6 medium sweetpotatoes, 2 well-beaten eggs, 1 A cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, salt, pepper and 2 ta- CERAMIC WALLS & FLOORS FORMICA TOPS Inlaid Linoleum TILE Christian Bros. FLOORS CH 2-2285 Ottawa Your Fashion Store 5.95 Embellished with dainty lace inserts and embroidery, Pat Perkins has created this smart dress in lovely new candy colors. The fabric is an all- combed cotton, woven gingham check that washes like a dream, is wrinkle-resistant, needs but the touch of an iron. Sizes 14U to 2411-. THE OTTAWA HERALD 7 Monday, April IS, IMS ' blespoons butter or margarine. This will serve 6. Cook sweetpotatoes in boiling, silted water until tender — about 35 minutes. Drain, peel and mash the sweets. Fold well-beaten eggs into the mashed potatoes, stirring as needed to blend well. Sift the flour and baking powder over the potatoes, mix and season to taste with salt and pepper. Melt butter or margarine in skillet. The sweetpotato mixture may be cooked as one large "pancake," individual % cup-portion patties, or bite-size tablespoon mounds. Cook until lightly browned, turn to brown other side Place on platter and serve with Canadian bacon, fried ham slices or sausages. For a baked sweetpotato treat in> which eggs are used for lightness, how about some Dated Sweetpotato Balls? Take \% cups mashed cooked yams, 1 beaten egg, V& cup finely chopped dates, 2 tablespoons butter, pinch of cinnamon and salt to taste. Combine all ingredients, chill and shape into balls. Bake on buttered baking sheet, 37.' degrees, for about 20 minutes. Ideal For hors d'oeuvres. The Herald pays $5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. Long, Long Trip For OUVChou* The Ottawa University concert choir will leave Wednesday morning on its biggest trip in more than 30 years of touring. The 38 students and Prof, and Mrs. Edgar D. Kerr will travel eastward as far as Boston and will be gone two weeks. During the tour, the choir will sing 14 major concerts in Baptist churches. The first concert will be in Lincoln, 111., Wednesday evening, From there the singers go to Berwyn in the Chicago, 111., area; Battle Creek, Mich.; Detroit, Mich., for three concerts in three days; Cleveland, Ohio; Charleston, W. Va.; Harrisburg, Pa.; Poughkeesie, N. Y.; 1 Newton Centre, Mass., in the Boa- ton area; Providence, R. I.; Washington, D. C.; and Indianapolis. The group, traveling via chartered bus, will return to Ottawa late on April 30. The choir will sing the same program used in the concert in Ottawa a week ago. Students have worked for months in getting the music ready. Reports from concert cities indicate large receptions for the touring Ottawans. YOU CAN INSURE YOUR WIFE ... for less than yourself, even if you're both the same age. Let me tell you about other Northwestern Mutual advantages. SPECIAL AGENT ROBERT L SHIELDS Bennett Bldg., 3rd and Main Phone CH 2-4460 "Because there IS a difference" The Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co. PENNEY'S After Easter Clearance Drastic Reductions! bargains • New low prices • High pace in style... value pace in price! • Come in right now for your widest choice I ; Young Moderns lead with polyurethane laminates. Acrylic plaids, rayon 'n cotton demi- fits marked with welt stitching. Many colors to select. 6 to 18. In fashion's spotlight, reflections of the very latest Paris lines. Swinging flare all-wools, double-breasted wool 'n cotton plaids. Quality tailored, color cued for now. 8 to 18. $ $ After Easter Bargains! Ladies Dresses Drastic reduction on all spring dresses. Cotton, rayons and nylons. Good styles and patterns. Better dresses reduced for a complete sellout. Casual or dressy styles. $ $ 3 5 Girls 1 Dressses One rack of girls' all cotton dress, prints and plaids. 3-6x, 7-14. Spring Prints 4yds. Drastic reduction on this one table of spring patterns. Beautiful selection to go. Rugs and Rug Runners You will be surprised at this selection of 100% rayon scatter rugs and also rugs runners. 24" x 72" long.

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