The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 16, 1963 · Page 7
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 7

Ottawa, Kansas
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Tuesday, April 16, 1963
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Hints From Heloise Fireplace "Logs" From Newspaper HeloiM By HELOISE CRUSE Dear Folks: Are you aware that "logs" we burn in our fire places, on picnics and in pits. . . can be made from newspaper? Yep, they sure can! We have many letters from readers who sent in the recipe but some of them would blow the town up if mixed with some of the chemicals suggested! Beware of mixing chemicals and read directions. There are many ways to make "logs" out --of newspapers. Here's the best nethod we have Ifound a f t e r [trying all the •recipes that I were sent in: Open 10 to 20 sheets of t h e newspaper and lay it out flat on your floor. Take any old thing you happen to have, such as the handle of a broom, a piece of wood, yard stick or ruler (I found a ruler best. . . slips out easier) and place on one end of the paper and just start rolling. It will look like a baseball bat. Tie these with wire of some sort. Those of you who do not have wire in the huse. . . string will do. The reason for the piece of wood in the middle before rolling the papers is that the paper log has a vacuum of some sort in the middle where the ruler was and they light better. Really! If you have no string or wire in the house, tape will do. We tried that too and after the logs are stacked and burning we didn't find too much difference as they didn't unroll after starting to burn. Another thing that we found out was that these rolls of paper could be stacked up or laid out and wet down with the garden hose! Then. . . set aside to dry. Better yet, if the rolls of pa per are stacked in a bucket or your laundry tubs and soaked thoroughly for a day or so in water and then removed and laid out to dry. Seems to us (after trying all the methods sent in) that if the paper was thoroughly wet for three or four days and then al lowed to dry that the logs burned longer and were far more satisfactory. Another thing that we founc out was that if these paper logs are crisscrossed when ready to burn that the fire started easier! So the consensus of opinion was that whether you are going to use, wood, charcoal or paper that all three can be mixed to start a fire. Even better. These paper logs can be soakei in water for days. . . then dried The longer they are soaked the better they are. Other recipes for paper logs are coming in — watch for them n this column. Don't waste anything! Heloise Dear Heloise: For those who have trouble slipping the curtain rod through their curtains. . . take the outside wrapper from a package of chewing gum and slip it over he curtain rod. The curtain will go through slick as a whistle. It cuts your work in half! Mrs. Louis Wilmot And have you ever tried using he cellophane bags off the out- ide of a package of cigaret- es? It's good too. )ear Heloise: Is there wrong or a right side i a .chamois? I am most serious about this. G.A.K. Anyone know? If so, write to leloise care this paper. Letters lo not have to be signed to appear. Come on. . . you who use and really know chamois. . . tell us the answer to this riddle. Heloise. PRINTEt) PATTERN 4690 .SIZES 10-20 FOR YOU who lead an active life and love a clear-cu look. Sew this flippantly col lared casual in checked cotton or linen for work or play. Printed Pattern 4690: Misses Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Size 16 requires 3% yards 35-inch fabric. Thirty-five cents in coins for this pattern — add 15 cents fo: each pattern for first-class mail ing and special handling. Send to Anne Adams, care of The Ottawa Herald, Pattern Dept., 243 Wes 17th St., New York 11, N. Y Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS with ZONE, SIZE and STYLE NUMBER. Just out! 304 design ideas plui coupon for FREE pattern — any one you choose in new Spring Summer Pattern Catalog. Sen 50 cents now. Decorative Easter Eggs WELLSVILLE — Mn. Robert Massengale and Mn. Harold Phillips made approximately 24 gossamer Easter eggs as Eas- «r remembrances this year. To make these delicate - appearing eggs, they began by blowing up a small penny balloon. Using paste, such as a child might use at school, and putting an amount in their hand, they let No. 30 crochet thread run through the paste as they wound it around the balloon. They used white and variegated threads, but any color can be used. To achieve a lace effect, they were careful not to let too many threads fall in the same place as they wound it about the balloon. The end of the bal Ion was left unwrapped. Either before or after drying, a center strip of ric-rac is fastened on with glue. The balloon is hung to dry, and afterward a ribbon bow and flowers are tackec on top of the egg using needle and thread. The balloon is then puncture and the end removed. Using a crocket needle, the baloon remaining inside the lacy shell can be extracted. Resting in a nest of simulated grass, the egg is quite decorative. Group Sends Aid To Child The Harvesters fellowship of Vestminster United Presbyterian Church voted Sunday evening to adopt a Japanese child through he Christian Children's fund. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Gamble and Mr. and Mrs. Mills Petit were hosts for the potluck sup- jer which preceded the meeting. Spring flowers decorated the room. During a business session Mrs. John Lawrence read, "Great Day to be Half Alive," from the book, "Come As You Are," by 0. H. Austin. The program was arranged by Mrs. A. C. Carpenter. Reviews and excerpts from articles in Presbyterian Life were given by Mrs. Charles Weaver, Mrs. Carpenter, Mrs. Lawrence, Mr. W. B. Smith, Mrs. Max Ward and Mrs. Ted Strain. The Baby Has Been Named At Ransom Memorial Hospital: The daughter born April 9 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Arland Hildebrandt, RFD 3, has been named Brenda Darlene. She weighed 8 lb., 1% oz. The son born April 11 to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Roy Greaves, 1110 N. Sycamore, has been named Louis Roy, Jr. He weighed 7 lb., 1 oz. The daughter born April 11, to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wayne Bishop, 216 S. Cedar, has been named Kathem Renee. She weighed 7 lb., 5>/2 oz. The son born April 13 to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Clair Croucher, 820 S. Sycamore, has been named Rodney Kent. He weighed 7 lb., 5 oz. The son born April 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Wayne Van Val- DAVID LYNN is the 8-nioiith- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bowman, Pomona. He has three brothers. Grandparents are Mr. Max Allen and Mn. Pansy Bowman, Pomona. (Wright Photo) kenburg, Kansas City, Kas., has been named Martin Ray. He weighed 8 lb., 8 oz. Colbern's Restaurant SPECIAL LUNCHEON QT*» 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. T / C Evening For a Treat in Steaks or Chops Prime Aged Top Sirloin $2.00 Small Fillet $ 1.50 Roast Prime Rib of Beef . . . . $1.75 14-oz. K.C. Strip Steak . . . . $2.95 Colbern's Famous Fried Chicken .... $1.50 Chopped Sirloin Steak . . . . $ .95 SPECIAL BUFFET Every Evening 5:00 to 8:30 (Featuring) • Prime Ribs • Bar-B-Que Spase Ribs • Colbern's Famous FRIED CHICKEN $1.50 Make Plans For Trip Omega Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, discussed plans for Founders Day last evening and made plans to visit the national headquarters office in Kansas City some Satur day morning soon. Mrs. Carlin Nalley, Pomona, was hostess assisted by Mrs. Jim Dykstra. Mrs. LeRoy Teter gave a resume of the program. The remainder of the time was spent in holding a white elephanl sale which netted $20.40. Socialettes THE OTTAWA HERALD Tuesday, April 16, IMS Mn. W. G. Tullon returned home yesterday from a two-week visit it the homes of her daughters, Mn. Charles Darville, Overland Park; and Mrs. Floyd Barnett, Olathe, and families. Mr. and Mn. L. $. Garbisch, Janice and Larry, Covina, Calif., are visiting with Mrs. Garbisch's grandmother, Mrs. Lizzie Rayburn, and with Mr. and Mrs. John Dougherty, Wellsville. Mrs. Garbisch is the former Janice Dougherty. The family is en- route to Wisconsin and will visit in Ottawa on the return home. Mn. Clifford Pierce was given a layette shower at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. W. J. Catuska. Games and music formed the entertainment. Refreshments were served to the 12 guests present. Other invited guests sent gifts. Mr. and Mn. Vernon Honn, Jimmy, Frankie and Suzie, 1044 W. 7th, served an Easter dinner following church Sunday for relatives. The event also celebrated the birthday of Harold Honn which was April 10. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Honn and Michael, Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Enos Honn, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Whitacre, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Crumm, David and Danny, and Mrs. Anna Mae Leecy. /MECCHJS Need a New or Used Sewing O * Machine Albright's A family dinner was held on Easter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miskimon, Williamsburg, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Venables and Vickie, Ottawa. The family will leave soon to live in a new farm home at Smith Center. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Don Miskimon, Pittsburg; Mrs. Lawrence George, Kenny, Linda and Susie, Bellaire; Mr. and Mrs. Don Risdon, Ottawa; and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miskimon and Scott, Crosby, Mo. Continues Special Sale Zigzag Club continued a whit* elephant sale at the meeting yesterday with Mrs. John Smmmer, Greeley. Members displayed articles they had *cwed. Mrs. Gard James, Lane, and Mrs. H. L. Wilson, Richmond, were visitors and became members. Mrs. Clara Davis, Paola, won the door prize. Twenty-two members and several children were present. Attention Newlyweds 3 Rooms Fashion Furniture Living Room, Bedroom, Kitchen only $ 389 No $5.00 Weekly The Friendly Store REPORT FROM MOTOR TREND MAGAZINE EXPERTS ON THE '63 RAMBLERS; "Cruising is e£foraess...nne balance of performance and economy • • - <g/< wvwvint? RAMBLER 6 VS^ "Car of the Year 1 "Rugged, dependable Six proved by winning economy runs and performance trials," said Motor Trend about the Rambler Classic's Six that averaged 23.1 mpg in their own road tests. ^^_^_^^^^_^ About Ramblers in general, they B5S5K5H5BEBH5 1 reported/'completely responsive ...stable at high cornering speeds. rwUni. Low-cost option*. Cruising is effortless, economical." And now Rambler offers an entirely new 198-hp V-8 in the Classic. It fits 6-cylinder budgets. Based on manufacturers' suggested retail prices, it costs $76 to $195 less than Sixes offered by the other two best- selling, low-priced cars. See the "Car of the Year" at your Rambler dealer! AL BEETS MOTORS-530 N. M* &Act Ut*frnjtt. fry Mt» Dwkg Y«nr •••Mir Dulir*!UiMfar VALUE PARADE PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK! TIME TEMPERATURE Aft*/m? PAY DAY SAVINGS DAY A Banker Speaks Of The Past -- (This is the third in a series of articles written by the Chairman of the Board of The Peoples National Bank who has been in the banking business here 59 years.) By W. B. DeVilbiss EARLY-DAY BANK SCENE — This picture taken in 1905 shows J. P. Harris at his desk hi the Peoples National bank. In background are George C. Harris, Frank Sherman, Peter Shim Mid W. B. De Vilbiss. That the Peoples National Bank has always been interested in the welfare and growth of the community is illustrated by some of the things we did in the early days. Peter Shiras, vice president of the bank was very much interested in promoting agriculture. He would purchase a supply of seed corn and distribute it to farmers. The seed corn would be of the latest open pollinated variety since the hybrid types were unknown at that time. Also, I recall he once secured a supply of. sweet clover seed which he also distributed. Occasionally he would get a reaction to his sweet clover. Some farmers questioned the advisabilitv of sowing sweet clover in their fields. I recall one farmer remarking, "Pete, you will ruin our farm ground with that pest." During the time that we had dirt streets, Mr. Shiras secured what was known as the King road drag. It was built by a man named King who split a good sized log some five feet long and put iron reinforcement on the lower edge of it. The log was then dragged along to smooth the road. Mr. Shiras hired Mr. Phillip Cover who then had one of the city horse-drawn dray wagons to pull the King road drag. Mr. Cover conducted a demonstration on Main Street. Later the drapr was used in the county on a mile of road alonsr the J. M. Conrad farm northeast of Ottawa. This was the first country road dragging that was done in the county. As officers of the bank, we found many opportunities to render personal services, not the least of which was doing probate court work. I don't recall who the probate judge was, but one time he informed me how many bonds my name was on in court records and it certainly frightened me. Just recently I recall having a request from one of The Herald carrier boys that I sign his bond, which I did. I didn't have to pay on that bond as the carrier made good. It probably wouldn't be right to say how many years ago that was because the carrier's name was George Lister who today is president of this bank. Meet Your Friends at "The Friendly Bank" Peoples ••^H ^ MEMBER F.O.I.C.

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