The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1934 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 18, 1934
Page 9
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Longs for Her Home on Bleak Irish Isle Despite Stardom By Slary Margaret McBrlde NEA Sen-Ice S(an* Correspondent NEW YOItK. —-A visitor from another world entirely is Maggie Dli-ranc—from n remote, treeless Island world- \v;iere men nnd women devote long days to tlie painful gathering from rock crevices of soil . enough to plant the bit of potatoes that sustains life in them. Blue-eyed Maggie, in her coarse woolen frock, her brown hair combed straight hack from her rugged fnce, so innocent of cosmetics, lias come all the way from the Island of Aran More off Gahvay on the west coast of Ireland for the opening of the picture "Mari of Arnn," made on the island with her as its woman star. "Thcrc'd be-very little profit in It at.all, I should think," she said with a shake of the head, vlcwiii" the hustle of New York from the window of a (alt building. "Oh, I like it." she added dubiously, "but' It's happier I wish t| ley • (.^^ M be looking." • People look and ' are happier in her island, Maggie declares, why? She couldn't really say exactly. Men nnd women love one another and marry and- have childer and live out all their lives on: the island working -hard. You're, up In (lie morning and there's the cottage with its thatched rool to put to rights, the chickens to feed, the cow to milk,-the donkey and .the goat to be cared lor, the potatoes to be planted or picked, the cooking, sewing and weaving to -he done, the four chil- der to be looked after. . "With four children, you're kept going," explains al, "Bie, who was married at eighteen and now at thirty-two herself an old woman. considers Maggie Dlrrane "Oh, yes, the young people do Be having dances sometimes In the evenings." she said, .-"'but not old people like me." MovieJUan Brought Lights There, are, no theaters or motion pictures on the Island and Maggie had never been oft' Aran More until she went- to London where the sound effects were put into "Man of Aran." she had never seen electric lights until Robert Flaherty,'who produced "Man of Aran" BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEW! leen. Her woolen en and strange. lamps. She .waves the doth for the clolhes her family HWS, ewn their stockings,, and her husband makes their boots from cowhide. At home she wears, she :-:ays, simply her pclllooal and her shaw- ' ' ' dress is bouglu- „,. Her father and mother before her, .v... Ilieli in- nml mother were ton;,' lived died en Aran Mure Her children go U) tlie Island sthu'-]5 ami ihc rtimlly speaks the loit doolie, as do all the other' Islanders. John l>ir.Mm>. [>,/ (nther ol t.]..: family. Is a t, lie hurt hi.- bu,k DM carrying uiu from ti L - .--Its, iry- f"2 (n :,-. ke a soil on :«£ tlu; c plii.-c t!u-. nouM groiv I.G-. rc'.'s lor his f.imlly ,,,-. ,. }t J K , | )u , a . r ,,,..,; s * • a More Is nine miles lon» and I wo miles broad. Twice a week a boat comes over from Oahvay, nnd goes back, mit It's seldom an Islander makes the trip. The potatoes, main staple of the dally diet, are varied sometimes by fish thai' .he men catch, though there are days when the nshlng is dangerous, for so tremendous is the surf hat waves sometimes leap 300 feet over the Island cliffs. "A woman in our village lost i eight sons to the sea," Maggie recounted, her eyes somber, her work- vorn hands twisting In her lap. Flaherty Aided island At first, when Robert Flaherty came to their island with his strange machines, the Aran nntlves says doing at all. u was Just behaving ns we do In our dally life," * • • Maggie doesn't know when she will be going back to Arnn. Stic liO|Ks linn it will be before Christmas, anyway, for there are »1| Ilio children exacting presents, "Sure, they would be wanting all of New York If I could bring'it bncki lo them," she said with u shaky laliW She misses the cbildcr. Tiw bully's only three. "Man of Aran," the making of wlilch took two years, Is the story of a family's light against the sea. The cast Is composed entirely of natives, with Hassle In this country now arc the two other chief characters, Column King mid Michael Dlllane, aged fifteen, When the three; lirst got hero, they stayed at a grand city hotel., lint they were, so homesick that, a"'place was found for them In nil Irish .woman's house where they feel' more «t ease and can have their comfortable,: cup of .strong,. bh'.ck tea in Ih'e liflcrnoons.-• .'-• . - lot too friendly, jot to know the :"they're a proud people," „„.,., Maggie) were .suspicious of him and But when they pleasant stocky fellow, with his hearty ways and its poetic nights of fancy, they ;rcw fond of him. "Oh, thanks be to God, he did ;reat things for. the people,of our sJand," Maggie said earnestly. "The Ixird spare him in healtji for that I As for me, I was never so happy i my life as when I was making hat picture. 'I never was drcam- paraftine I course, it was not acting we were Pretended Suicide;of Boy Was Almost Real:(hie NEW BRITAIN, Conn. ' (UP) — Matthew Buczek, 12, and' • Ills sister were sent lo the railroad trucks to pick up coal which spilled from passing freight cars. Matthew lagged on the job and his sister threatened to "till on him" whu'n they got, home. To scare her Into promising not to tell their father, the boy warded into a pond, prptcnding suicide. Only a prompt arrival of a policeman, summoned by a gate-keeper, saved his life. CuliDaryJ[ourncy to Italy False Fire Alarms' Increased •'• BOSTON (UP)-Palse nre alarms In Boston have Increased HOO \xr cent since 1821. police blame hoodlums for the huge gain, pur- ing a recent month, 45.4 per cent of all fire alarms were false. American housewife should uso (linnlcr style) .,-« Bll «i, mnkcs n nue foundation Tor your IJoiiMti dinner. Tomato nml onion used In tlie Chicken produce n highly flavored dish which nuikes It Important to serve a full-llavorcd vegetable .such as bjwi'oJI. lovnl Ity the Italians with Mils iDfni, Tlio snliitl should be definite nnd crisp, no coiisjIinnenUlon of Intlts nnd. vegetables .swathed In u rich Klrcssljijr. Any crisp .vnhid grwn or ii cnbbAitc or it celery salad offers tho conlnuit needed to pre- [i.-irc lliu nppetlle for the dessert t nickels nnd one of tlie tlell- one cup coffee cream, 1 cup cream, M cup sugar, 1-4 cup H Cnickers and one of the deli- T ' ""V? clous foreign chews nhvny.s Is Hu.. i 1 " 5 ' 1 " 1 ' "I"* '" Perfect Mulsh lo a perfect meal ° '* ," alt ' CC ' I but If you want a sweet, use bis-""' 1 lw ° or cull lorlont or any" .smooth Ice IIV MAKV K. O..UIIJK XKA Service Stuft Writer "l(l you know yon nni.v (line hi ic inaiincr of nny country yon like these days right In your own Dome? Time MIS ivhon American housekeepers looked askance at foreign dishes because they were suspected ol being full of strange Ingredients dial nobody hnd on her pantry slielf or could get from Hie corner grocery. Hut those (titys nre gone forever. The ( food shop today has flavorings and seasonings from every corner of the ulobc, nnd tlie cliels who used greedily to conceal the secrets of kitchens nre pom-Ing tlieni out for the world (a benefit, by. °ne of my family's favorite °l>s in our occasional fireside culinary journeys nroitnd the' world is Ilnly. Use Man: Oliv,. Oil H's my conviction (hut the nver- >lil Uoninns who caused much ilifftamy In our hi,;!, K ci, (10 I <»!•« fought their W1>vs „;„, ^ tliclr ™»ii"cntarles on foods cook- . 'ii caccliitorit ed in olivt- 'oil. c'hlckei I've used Crisco my husband enjoys pie—without any diseWnfort" •/ J * writes Mrs. Pagan. (CRISCO is the digestible shortening) c remit. Chicken Oirchlora (llnnler Slj'lc) ] One •> 1-2 pound chicken, 3-1 cup! olive oil, I lame onion, 4 : cups ' (.'hopped fresh toimiloos 01- t quart cnnneil oiies,.i teaspoon thyme, •> teaspoons salt.' ' Disjoint chicken. Hent oil In' frying pan, ndd chicken mid cook over a brisk lire inilll «-dl brown- j ed. Aild onion peeled nnd chouuL'd I (ifleiier! 1 "" 1 C00k " nlil a ls tamvn - ' 1 ' llt 'i i ilia! the | cook 'lh]| l i'y l \"^uiu's' 1 'loiig"r '"mi us so .serve with lulled spaghetti, using the sauce of the chicken over the spiighcUl. Ills-nil! Torfuul I One cup fine inncaroon crumbs,' ry, few grains Bonk one-half, the macarob'n crumbs nml salt In thin cream tot one. hpm. Add sheny nnd lo ti mush, Then fold j a whipped until firm and Ii'etvlnc. I'nck in papet caLeji anil com with icnialnhiK macaroon criimln Put picjiaicii ca«es i, . In lccle») lefiljjcrnloi- and j f sliiiid nn hour 01 ibiifjet uniil'. wnnled Oi pliuc IJOXM in lnyeri<| In mold of'fice/er with itlff.'caril-'' ml and wax paper between each' lour parts'. Ice "to • .---- - crenm salt, nnd ieul .. •[fitnml two or tlncc hoiits SerVe'Sl Uls "iln Ihe pnpci ctiics ' ^^?- J l I > i 1 Courier News Want Ads I ' Dr. Floyd D. Howton,} Dentist ' " Announces ihc open- 4 of an office for dental' practice in the Lynch-; building on ( South'; Bioaclway. • m going lo try if for on apple, pie. If it agrees y husband, I'll be tickled. Armurl Thaf't wondetful. Thai means lhal CRISCO pie emit n d:g»tfb/e. r Here's a Idler from Airs Anna I'. Pagan ktic writes- "Cnsco.sohcd one of mil areal esl problems— maWng pie /or my /iustionif. Paynes and frial foods neter agreed wtlli litm Hut one day, years ago, the suettest girl came dcmamhahiig Cmco. She impressed me so that I decided to make pic. for dinner ieilh CKISCO. ' "/ remember it teas an apple pie, dandy to loot nf-ytiit how would ilrcad on my husband' I gate him a dainty little -piece, while the reit of m cnjor/fd generous ones. He said, It-sure tasted good, bid I'm mmacring what it'll do lo me!' I diiln'l hfar anything more tinlil nrxt A. jU. n-lien he said, 'Say, Ann, is them anij pie left? Sore we o pine'' 'Since Wic« my husband has been enjoying liis vie—or rather my Cruco pies— uitttoat any discomfort." i.- CHERRY-RIPE PIE it's made mth digestible pastry, so don't be afraid to aorsc! 1 can (2 cups) pitted J£ cup sugar red cherries i teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon flour Turn cherries, juice and all, into a saucepan. Add sugar and heat thoroughly. Remove from stove. Drain oft excess juice. Put cherries into Crisco pastry-lined pie pan. Sprinkle with lemon juice and flour. Add top crust of digestible Crisco pastry, jilain or in strips arranged in lattice fashion. Press down edges with fork. Bake in fcot oven (<100°F.) until brown (about 25 Dtimites). .At the Couner Ne WS Cooking School, conducted this week in the City Hall Auditorium, Mi SS Edna M. Ferguson uses and rocom- mends CRISCO, the modern, quick-di g e sl i nB shortening DIGESTIBLE CRISCO PASTRY (Master Recipe) (Usethisrccipltomttkeallyotirfaroritcinisdisesliblc!) DOUBLE-CRUST: 2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon salt, ft' cup Crisco, 6 (o 8 tablespoons water. SINGLE CRUST: Ij4 cups flour, y, teaspoon salt, '/4 cup Crisco, 4 to 6 tablespoons water. Crumbly Crisco Crust—Sift flour and salt. Do not cliill Crisco, the light digestible shortening. Cut in Crisco finely. Add just enough cold water to hold n)ixture together. • Flaky Crisco Crust— Sift flour and salt. 1 Chill Crisco, the sweet digestible shortening. Cut in Crisco coarsely. Add ice-cold water, just enougli to hold mixture together. From here on, the method is the same: Roll pastry yi inch thick on lightly floured board. For iaked shell, coyer inverted pie- plate. 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