The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on May 3, 1963 · Page 7
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By HELOISE CRUSE Dear Folks: Along about the time our daf- 'odils and daisies bloom. . . so do all of our neighbors flowers, ive all have yellow daffodils and white daisies. Here's how I make mine dif- 'erent. I dye those pretty things! I cut them after the dew has eft and they are quite dry. Usually along about noon they will real thirsty for another drink. Don't give 'em just plain water. Take some of your food color- ng (the same kind you keep in your kitchen to color cakes and icings) and pour about a teaspoonful into an old fruit jar. Add a little dab of water. Not over two tablespoons. We only want the colored water to be about one-eighth of an inch deep. You will have a strong colored dye now. Cut the stems of the posies off straight. Insert the stem of the RECEIVING HIGH AWARDS - These Ottawa girls will be among 35 members of Santa Fe Trail Council of Girl Scouts who will receive Curved Bar at ceremony at Kansas City, Kas., YWCA at 2:30 p.m. Recipients and their special fields are (from left) Linda Loyd, Homemaker; Sheri Schultz, out-of-doors; Sara Doty, homemaker, and Becky Ann Warnock, out-of-doors. All are members of Intermediate Troop No. 304 whose leader is Mrs. James Warnock. Curved Bar is highest award for Intermediate Girl Scouts. Parents of girls are Mr. and Mrs. Allen Loyd, Mr. and Mrs. V. 0. Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Jules Doty and Mr. and Mrs. James Warnock. (Herald Photo by Lois Smith) Union Chapel Spring Tea Seventy women attended the spring tea given yesterday by Union Chapel WSCS. In addition to the local church women, there were guests from Lane, Richmond, Princeton, Peoria, Rantoul and Ruhamah. Mrs. R. J. Hoffman gave a piano prelude. Following group singing the various groups were recognized. Mrs. Gene Mohr gave a vocal solo accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Gillette. A guest, Mrs. W. R. Gamble, reviewed "Chinese Ginger Jars." Presiding at the tea table were Mrs. J. E. Thornton and Mrs. George Stewart. The table was covered with a lace cloth and centered with an arrangement of pink flowers in a silver bowl and lighted candles in silver holders. National Commander Present Army Mothers Here For State Convention Registration for the State Army Mothers convention began yesterday afternoon in North American Hotel, followed by a Past Commanders meeting. New officers elected at this Plan Special Dinner Meet Assembly No. 136, Social Order of the Beauceant, made plans last night for a Friendship meeting to be May 16. A dinner will precede the meeting. Mrs. .Clarence Reefer presided at the session in Masonic temple. Mrs. Harley Cover, benevolent chairman reported on articles taken to Osawatomie State. Hospital. The list included 917 magazines, one Bible, 84 books, 15 decks playing cards, two cameras 10 games, 10 jig-saw puzzles, 11 miscellaneous articles, 14 articles of clothing, 42 pieces of costume jewelry, one watch, one purse and many greeting cards. The assembly has carried this project for several years. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Charles W. Watts and Mrs. C. J. Pence, DOES MOTHER RATE THE BEST? THEN Tany Circle HasMeeting Mrs. Floyd Bishop gave the lesson from Philippians yesterday for Tauy Mission Circle and installed the officers which had been re-elected. Mrs. Rodney Fritts, hostess, presided and Mrs. Lee Rempel gave the opening prayer. Mrs. Wendell Broers conducted the business and Mrs. Raymond Mock gave the devotional topic, 'Mother," from Proverbs. It was announced that White Cross boxes were sent to Burma and the Congo and that Daily Vacation Bible School will be held for one week, starting June 3, at Brown School. It was also announced that a BYF group from Fairbury, Neb., will paint the church on June 10 and 11. The Tauy congregation will serve a potluck supper for the group the evening of June 10, at Brown School. The flower fund collection amounted to $2. meeting were Mrs. Esther Shaughnessy, Leavenworth, president; Mrs. Grace Groan, Ft. Scott, vice president; Mrs. Ann McCoy, Kansas City, Kas., secretary-treasurer. A reception held last evening with 175 present was followed by a jam session. Entertainment was four skits and two humorous readings. Winning first award for its skit was the Kansas City, Kas., Post. The Arkansas City Post won second. Mrs. Leland Monroe, state commander, who is presiding at the sessions, is a member of the Ottawa Post No. 4, which is hosting the convention. Mrs. Nora Foley is post commander. There are 109 registered. morning in North American Hotel with an invocation by Dr. Raymond P. Jennings. Giving a welcome to tiie convention were Mayor Charles Williamson and Harold Crawford, president of the Chamber of Commerce. Introduced as a special guest was Mrs. Mildred Flower, Huntington, W. Va., national commander. Giving reports on hospitals were: Alice Hiatt, Kansas City, Sas., on Wadsworth VA Hospital; Ruth Carr, Wichita, Wichita VA Hospital; and Gertrude Bloomquist, Topeka VA Hospital. It is reported there are 135 reservations for the banquet at 6 p.m. today at North American Hotel. Following the banquet there will be a memorial service and installation of new officers at Ma sonic temple. The Milk We Use Is Produced In Franklin County SELECT DAIRY CH 2-1607 Women's Men's Children's SHOE SALE 25% on all Women's Dress Shoes 25% on all Men's Dress Shoes 25% on all Children's Dress and Sports Shoes Buy Now and Save at O'Connor's Shoes 205 S. Main Dunk Your Daffodils And Daisies In Dye flowers into this coloring. little dab of Forget 'em. In an hour or so you will begin to see them change. These may be left only an hour or so for light coloring or even as long as overnight for deep colors. (Children get such a thrill from watching the dye go up through the veins and tint the blossom. Most amazing thing you ever saw.) When the blossom reaches the desired color, rinse the bottom of the stems off (or you can snip that last half inch with snip- pers) and arrange as usual. For white flowers, any color or mixtures of coloring may be used. For yellow flowers, red coloring turns a beautiful orange and copper toned color. (Depending on how strong you make your color.) Blue coloring will turn a yellow flower pale green and char treuse. It is very beautiful if you have a bowl real full of daffodils to remove half of the flowers from the coloring within an hour arid leave the other half longer. Some will be darker than others. Two or three different colors o: flowers may be mixed together in one flower arrangement. I don't know of many kinds o flowers that cannot be dyed this way. Try it. Cake and food col Bennett's Flavor-of-the-monfh STRAWBERRY-MARSHMALLOW ICE CREAM Available at all BENNETT Retail Dealers at the BENNETT RETAIL ICE CREAM STORE COFFEE -- HOT CHOCOLATE PEPSI - ROOT BEER MALTS -- SHAKES -- SUNDAES HAMBURGERS — CHEESEBURGERS CHILI — CONEYS — FRENCH FRIES PORK TENDERLOIN — HOT DOGS Retail Ice Cream Store CH 2-4974 212 N. Main wing is cheap. It's probably in -our kitchen on the shelf right 10W. And don't forget that these olorings can be mixed to make Hints From Heloise all kinds of colors. Red and blue make purple, yellow and red make orange and blue and yellow make green. These are beautiful on tfhite daffodils and daisies. Variety is the spice of life. Give four pretty cut flowers a change oo. They will love it. And for those of you who make corsages. . . try dyeing those blooms by this method. So. . . go dunk your Daisies and Daffodils in Dye. I'm Dizzy after that! Heloise P. S. And don't throw the dye mixture away after you use it. Just cap your jar with a lid and save it for next time you want iretty dyed flowers. Dear Heloise: I have loved my nylon net dishcloth! I must share the new uses I have discovered for it. It is absolutely marvelous for scrubbing baked potatoes and cleaning out soap dishes. It is also wonderful when used with a good cleaner for getting crayon marks off walls (some of us do lave artistic off-spring!) Betsy Dear Gals: This woman means to go to your dime or department store and buy some nylon net, which will cost you approximately 39 cents a yard and it will be 72 inches wide. Cut this up and make your dishcloths. Some people use them single, others double them. Heloise Dear Heloise: I have a very heavy duty throw rug that will get curled up at the edges where the children scuf- Rent J^- a by the month from Albright's SCWINOCIHCLC THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, May 3, 1963 fie their feet, so I took liquid starch and poured it (undiluted) on the back of the rug. I let this dry flat. . . upside down. Now it does not curl anymore. I have a set of bookends that are not quite heavy enough to hold my strong books up so' I took a piece of elastic about one foot long and nailed it from the bottom of one bookend to the other. Now neither one can fall! Mrs. S. W. Bashore Flaming Garnish For a flaming garnish for baked aslaka, you can soak sugar cubes in flavoring extract and ignite them; but make sure your extract is at least 80 per cent alcohol or your flaming may not be successful. Colbern's Restaurant 97c Evening SPECIAL LUNCHEON 11:00a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For a Treat in Steaks or Chops Prime Aged Top Sirloin $2.00 Small Fillet Roast Prime Rib of Beef 1 4-oz. K.C. Strip Steak Colbern's Famous Fried Chicken . Chopped Sirloin Steak $1.50 $1.75 $2.95 $1.50 $ .95 SPECIAL BUFFET Every Evening 5:00 to 8:30 (Featuring) Prime Ribs • Bar-B-Que Spare Ribs > Colbern's Famous FRIED CHICKEN $1.50 f ran cis can vuliitestorie i/ca^re SPRING PROMOTION-1963 APRIL 29 TO MAY 11 A SPECIAL BEGINNER SET FOR 8 DINNERS 8 CUPS 8 SAUCERS 8 24 pieces CLOUD NINE OPEN STOCK VALUE $25.20 DECORATED PATTERNS OPEN STOCK VALUE $35,60 $15.95 $21.?5 SALE PRICE ... AND 20% OFF ON ALL OPEN STOCK... DESCRIPTION PLATE, DINNER PLATE, SALAD PLATE, DESSERT CUP SAUCER FRUIT SOUP/CEREAL CREAMER SUGAR & LID CANDLE HOLDER, (ea.) TEAPOT & LID, 7 CUP WATER PITCHER COFFEE POT & LID, 7 CUP VEGETABLE DISH, LARGE DIVIDED VEGETABLE PLATTER, MEDIUM PLATTER, LARGE SALAD BOWL CASSEROLE & LID GRAVY BOAT SALT & PEPPER, PAIR ASH TRAY RELISH TRAY BUTTER DISH & LID DECORATED PATTERNS (REGULAR PRICE) 2.00 1.50 .95 1.60 .85 1.35 1.55 2.55 3.30 1.10 6.95 5.75 6.95 3.75 5.25 4.95 5.75 5.75 7.95 4.95 225 1.05 3.75 3.50 20% OFF 1.60 1.20 .76 1.28 .68 1.08 1.24 2.04 2.64 .88 5.56 4.60 5.56 3.00 4.20 3.96 4.60 4.60 6.36 3.96 1.80 .84 3.00 2.80 CLOUD NINE (REGULAR PRICE) 1.50 1.10 .70 1.15 .50 .95 1.20 2.00 2.50 1.10 5.25 4.25 5.25 2.75 4.25 3.95 4.50 4.25 6.75 3.50 1.65 .85 2.95 2.75 20% OFF 1.20 .88 .56 .92 .40 .76 .96 1.60 2.00 .88 420 3,40 4.20 2.20 3.40 3.16 3.60 340 5.40 2.80 132 .68 2.36 220 DIAMONDS*WATCHE5

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