Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on October 26, 1970 · Page 5
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Name Fits Hobby of Collecting Bells AUBURN — When your name Is Mrs. John Clapper, and you have a good sense of humor, what would be a more natural ihobby than collecting and studying bells? (Clappers make the bells ring.) "I started studying bells and collecting a few because of the name," Mrs. Clapper said. "It was amusing, and my collection just grew." Friends and family bring her bells from their travels. A granddaughter, visiting in Texas, brought Mrs. Clapper a ceramic bell, and just this summer, another granddaughter, visiting in the West, brought back a twin for the first ceramic belli. These bells hang in the entrance way to her kitchen. Other bedls decorate living room walls and her bookcase "galleries. M Her intereit in belli led to a memorable talk on bells at the Carroll Toastmistress Club. Toastmiatress Club is another interest of Mrs. Clapper's, not because of any connection with her name, but because "it helps you to learn to express yourself, and learn how to accept people and develop a better understanding of people with interests different from your own." Mrs. C 1 a p p e r is currently serving a six-month term as president of the Carroll club. Her main goal as president has been to interest more women in Toastmistress and to increase the club's membership. "Toastmistress," she explained, "is not a social or civic-working club. It is interested in self-improvement; to help the individual take a better part in other activities she is personally interested in." Some women are hesitant about becoming interested in Toastmistress because they feel they must be highly educated to participate, Mrs. Clapper commented. "But this is mot true. All levels of education are represented in the Carroll Toastmistress Club." The important thing, she said, is to attend a meeting with the feeling thait you can accept constructive criticism. "We all need to laugh at ourselves once in awhile." The Carroll club, this Tlm«» tterafcf, Carroll, la. £ Monday, Oe». 26, 1970 «* Over the Back Fence by Sharon Heitel The growing number of pumpkins, black cats, witches and other ghostly things springing up in windows and doors of Carroll homes is a sure sign that Halloween is almost here. Linus' Great Pumpkin may or may not rise from the pumpkin patch this year, but some great pumpkin somewhere has had a hand in creating these tasty new pumpkin recipes. Ice Creamy Pumpkin Pie Single pie crust for a 9-inch pie pan 1 pound can pumpkin Vz cup sugar 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice or your favorite combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves 2 eggs 1 pint soft vanilla ice cream Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl. Blend until smooth and creamy. Pour filling into pastry lined 9-inch pan. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes, then at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Serve topped with additional softened ice cream, or whipped cream. Pumpkin Pudding Cake 1 package (18.5 ounces) yellow cake mix IVs cups water 3 eggs 2 cups (Mb. 2-oz. can) pumpkin pie mix 2 eggs % cup boiling water Grease bottom only of a 13x9- Inch pan. In large mixer bowl, combine dry cake mix, water and 3 eggs. Blend and beat as directed on package. Pour into prepared pan. In small mixer bowl, beat pumpkin and 2 eggs. Pour evenly over batter. Pour boiling water over all. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. » * * An old-fashioned Halloween party is sure to appeal to even the "mod"-est of goblins and gouls. Apple bobbing, popcorn, apple cider, warm doughnuts — and the biggest treat of all — Old Fashioned Candy Apples. (Hint — don't make these too far in advance, or they may not last until the night of the party.) Old Fashioned Candy Apples 6 medium-sized red apples 6 wooden skewers 2V'2 cups light corn syrup 2 ] /2 cups sugar 1 cup water 1 tsp. red vegetable coloring cinnamon or red hot flavoring to taste (optional) Wash and dry the apples, carefully. Insert wooden skewers firmly at stem ends. In medium sauce pan, mix sugar, corn syrup and water. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Add 1 tsp. red food coloring and optional flavoring. Bring to boil; cook until candy thermometer reads 300 degrees (hard crack stage). Remove syrup from heat. Quickly dip each apple in syrup, coating completely. Place on well- greased baking sheet while coating hardens. When cool, wrap individually in clear plastic wrap. Yield: 6 candy apples. week Is celebrating International Toastmistress Week. Mrs. Clapper is beginning her fourth year as a Cadette Troop Girl Scout leader and is a member of the Lakota Council Board . She enjoys working with the girls, and a special part of the basemenit in the Clappers' new home in Auburn is set aside for use by the girls for cooking. The troop normally meets in the Auburn school. The Clappers have been living in their new home a little over two years. When they decided to move to town from their farm (Mr. Clapper is a retired farmer), they purchased an old home and planned to remodel it. "But the more work we did on it, the more things we found wrong with it," Mrs. Clapper laughed, "so we tore it down and started over using the plans we had for the remodeling." Their home features many built-in cabinets for a cup and saucer collection, bhe bells, and a utility wall, all finished in a fruitwood stain by Mrs. Clapper. With only one of their eight children living at home all year, one might think the Clapper house would seem a little empty. "Not so," said Mrs. Clapper, "with 28 grandchildren, we always have someone here." The oldest Clapper child, Nan, is a director and instructor at the School of Anesthesis, Veteran's Hospital, Des Moines, and her daughter is a surgical nurse at Iowa Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Kenneth Dirks (Sherry) of Breda supervises the McCrary-Rost Clinic at Lake City, and Mrs. Kenneth Reicks (Kay) of Mansion, is a liab worker there. The other Clapper children are Mrs. Ed Bachman (Joleen) of Auburn; Neil, a senior at Iowa State University at Ames; Mrs. Don Dernier (Peggy) of Carroll; Jim, a student a>t Parsons College in Fairfax; and Chuck, a s e n i o r at Lake View-Auburn High School. Mrs. Clapper likes to cook. She said, "I've ihad a lot of practice with my family and the grandchildren." Her meat loaf recipe is a special favorite. The secret of it, she says, is the tomato soup. This recipe is popular with her friends, and many other organizations have used it, and line variations, for group dinners. She has also given a favorite quick trick and a recipe for homemade French dressing. Meat Loaf For 10 2 pounds hamburger 1 pound seasoned pork sausage 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1 tsp. salt ¥2 cup grated onion or 1 tsp. onion salt J /4 pound crackers (48), crushed, but not too finely 1 can (10V2-oz.) condensed tomato soup Mix well and bake in a loaf pan for 1 hour at 350 degrees, being sure to cover the pan. If CREATING Beautiful Rooms for the '7Q's PARKWAY FURNITURE CARPET . . . DRAPERIES EUREKA EUREKA NORM PATIO S0HIGH SHAG PROGRAMMED FOR ALL CARPET NAPS! =^ ONE DIAL AJ DOES IT! OIAL A-NAP' Ctein* P«lk> Carpels Cleans Normal Nap Carpau Cleans High Nap Carpets On Any Ru<] Oi Cleans Thick Shag* MODIL' MM-A ' New Eureka Upright With Brilliant Headlight • Power Driven 'Disturbulator' Deep-Cleaning Action—Beats! Shakes! Sweeps 1 Combs I Sue* tion Cleans | e Hygienically-Treated Disposable Baa Uniquely Designed For More Powerful Cleaning • Only 6* High I Glide* Easily Under All Furniture. All Metal Construction e Convenient Toe Switch. Adjustable 3-Position Handle NOW j ONLY •Patent Pending 59 oo You can find our New Store «t the fact edge of Carroll on Highway 30 (North Sidt) Buy her a wonderful practical Eureka for Christmas. Lay it away now, or buy it on easy monthly payments. Wednehday and Friday Open Till 9 p.m. Sundays, Open 1 Till 5 p.m. Mrs. John Clapper of Auburn Stan Photo desired, the soup can can be rinsed with ! /4 cup water and this mixture drizzled over the loaf for extra moisture. For a q u i c k i e — roll into balls and cook in muffin tins at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Cover the muffin tin with foil. For quantity meals — double the recipe as needed, pat into loaf pans and mark into servings with a table knife before baking. Cover. The loaf can easily be divided into individual servings. Quick Trick To 1 cup of salad dressing or mayonnaise, add J A cup chopped walnuts and ] /4 cup chopped stuffed olives. Mix well and serve on lettuce for salads or sandwich. French Dressing Beat together (in blender or with mixer) for 5 minutes: 1 cup salad oil % cup catsup % cup vinegar % cup sugar or equivalent in sugar substitute 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. celery seed 1 tsp. paprika ¥4 cup grafted onion or Vz tsp. onion salt 3 tbsp. lemon juice This recipe makes 1 pint of dressing. Mrs. Clapper says if this dressing is beat continuously for the five minutes, it won't separate. Mrs. Meyer Has Three Houseguests (Times Herald News Service) WESTSIDE - Mrs. Elsie Buckholtz of Wyoming, la. and Mrs. Andy Miller and Mrs. Leona Burket of Maquokeba and were weekend houseguests of Mrs. Josephine Meyer, and also visited Mrs. Mattie Martens. Mrs. Buckholtz and Mrs. Miller are nieces of Mrs. Meyer and Mrs. Martens. Spending Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Gottsch and family were Mrs. Alfred Gottsch and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Debbaut and family of Council Bluffs. Mrs. Roger Seimer of Denison and Mrs. Louis Messenbrink spenit Saturday in Omaha. Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bilsten Sr. were Mrs. Jack Kirk and Mrs. Robert Gerkin of Cedar Falls. MOVING? Be sure to get in touch with the Welcome Wagon hostess. She can help you get to know your new community as quickly as possible. Phone 792-3609 Noelcks Celebrate 30th Anniversary (Times Herald News Service) ARCADIA — Helping Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Noelck note their 30th wedding anniversary Saturday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Emil David of Audubon, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schroek of Carroll, Mr. and Mrs. Royce Noelck of Manniing and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Noelck. Sunday afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Scbrock of Audubon. Mr. and Mrs. Walt Lussman and John were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Hattie Philips and daughter Lisa of Clarinda. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Lauer of Lust, Wyo., were Tuesday overnight visitors in the Mr. and Mrs. Myron Bohnenkamp home. The couple left Wednesday afternoon to visit relatives in Neb. en route to their home. Mr. Lauer and Mr, Bohnenkamp were former army friends and had not seen each other for 25 years. Launch Family Planning Service for Iowa Women (By Dnil.v Trrsi Association) IOWA CITY - A comprehensive family planning service for low-income women has been launched in Towa. Now in opera! ion in Black Hawk. Johnson. Linn, and Scott Counties, the service is expected to become a model for similar programs throughout Iowa. The program is an expansion of prenatal, postpartum, and family planning clinics which have been conducted for several years in each of the counties. The clinics are held at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, and the visiting Nurse Association Building in Davenport. The clinics have been staffed and directed by The University of Iowa Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Division of Maternal and Child Health of the State De- parfment of Health, with aid from community physicians and hospital staffs. Now. with a grant of $180,000 from the National Council for Family Planning Service, the family planning phase of the clinics is being expanded and more emphasis is being placed on family planning as a primary health measure. With the increased emphasis on family planning, project staff members hope to improve maternal and child health and to help parents space their children to fit the family's economic, social, and emotional situation. They also hope to find decreases in illegitimate births, in maternal and infant deaths and illness, in the number of births in large families, and in premature births when an extensive evaluation of the project is done at the end of the first year. The four counties ehostn for the model family planning project this year were selected because they are arras of "high risk" for maternal and child health. An estimated 9,000 women in the counties have need for subsidized family planning services. The program is open to all low income women or others who, for reasons beyond their control, cannot obtain comparable services. Referral to the clinic can come from community agencies or from an individual's own application. There is no requirement for legal residence, except the woman must reside in the project area. WASHINGTON ELM The Washington elm stood near fine Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol until 1948. The first president is said to have stood under it repeatedly as a favorite spot to watch the construction of the Capitol. (Political Advertisement) A New Voice... Speaking For You! Tax Reform Educational Needs Drug Abuse Environmental Concern We will be working together to achieve a better Iowa for ourselves and our children. VOTE! 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