The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on December 2, 1958 · Page 8
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The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota · Page 8

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Statehood Brings Flood of Letters] By R. t, ATKtrVSON 'trailer park rental and fer-s chars- informative pamphlets. "DiUa on ANCHORAGE. Alaska — ed by Alaska baby sitters. : Alaska." for or. \ is ,' ,• -n INEA) — Alaska, a place of mys-' Letters have been received from of assorted facts on resources, tery to many, is turning out,dental technicians, lawyers,! '; industries. ir.iv;.i. parks, out- straightforward answers to an av-|schoolteachers, nightclub enter-'door sports and wildlife, r-lnnchc of questions. jtainers, home • appliance repair-! t n f«»«oii«ii e hi Since Utatenood action, wires, { men, printers, beauticians and ^ cn alter OWM** telephone falls and let- 'boiler-makers. ; ,.. ; _ ; ., r ... left «rc flooding Alaska civic Difficult Question This i* a difficult ermtjrt and "state 1 H«rr In Alaska's largest city— ka?" estimated 95,000 population in metropolitan area — the Greater , _ Anchorage Chamber of Commerce answer in anything approaching handles th« bulk of the questions, brevity. Tho Chamber of Commerce] From the timbered south-east- secretary *aid that normally about jern "Panhandle" to the treeless :)3 letters had been received daily,'Aleutian Chain, from the moun- but In the first mail delivery fol-!iainous coastlines to she inlai: 'on business opportunities from Alaska Resources Development v Board. Box 2391, Jnneau. The Anchorage organisation cautions ]ob-seekers that It is not an employment agcncv. It refers most labor inquiries to the Alaska Territorial Employe- lowing Congressional approval of jtundra, Alaska's 5Hfi.OOO square menl Service in Anchorage. impressions. No overall descrip-commends that "those in search of ;tion can be given in a single re- Alaska employment, do not ven north without statehood, the count jumped to mile area offers a kaleidoscope of But the Chamber strongly re- 130 letters. .... ... How They Begin . Tht majority of the letters be- ply. ,ture north without employment sin: "Now that you arc a state- ' Since the chamber finds it invjassured, or have sufficient funds then go on to particular ques-ipossible to make individual re-ito draw upon until employment lions. They have arrived fronvP'ies, it answers most queries withjis secured." . all of the 48 stales south of tho ; Canadian border, from Canada, England and other foreign nations. Callforninns, followed by Texans, lead in the number of in- qutrires. Homesteadand and business opportunities head the list of topics on which information is sought. Many persons seem ready to sell all and leave for Alaska at the drop of a fur hat. This quote is typical: "1 could raise between $5,000 and $20,000 — would that be enough to start a business in Alaska?" Here are some other sample inquiries: A Texas housewife wants to homestead near a city where her husband can work as a plumber. A Florida couple— a nurse and advertising man— want to work at their skills and live permanently in Alaska. « One Maine family asks specific questions about housing, schools, hospitals and stores. Another couple plan to leave for Alaska within three weeks and the husband wishes to find work in the field of electronics. He will. An Arizona farmer asks about tillable land, growing season, average temperatures. One practical Montana family, intending to bring * trailer, sought cost of FARM IN MATANUSKA VALLEY — Would-be homesteaders are flooding Alaskan agencies with queries about farming opportunities. VANISHING AMERICANS According to figures compiled by the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association, the household servant is the vanishing American. In 1930 there were well over 400,000 dom- AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1958 estics employed. Twenty years later there were fewer than 150,000. Fortunately American women have wonderful new appliances to replace the ever dwindling supply of household help. The Jordan Mortuar CHANGES MADE Meals are prepared in less than three hours a day, by today's homemakers in today's modern gas kitchens — compared to nine hours daily meal preparation time for yesteryear's homemakers. A Smetft Stn>Ki Bridge at Greenwich Phon« HE LOOK FOR AGA SEAL When Christmas shopping for gas appliances, make sure your choices are marked by a blue star in a white circle, the approval seal of the American Gas Association. It shows the appliance has been tested and approved for safety,' durability and performance. Conni Colum SCREENED SITTERS It'» important to know your children are in good; hands when you're away. One community organized a baby titters' school; why don't you? All graduates must pass final exam before being awarded a "professional" card. Fire department officials demonstrate and lecture what to do in case of fire; doctor gives advice for medical emergencies; trained nurse teaches baby care; Red Cross gives first aid tips and policemen give pointers on what to do when faced with unknown callers. Course ends with an exam of everything learned. MAILING TIPS Mailing Christmas gifts? Don't spoil a pen addressing parcels! A matchstick dipped in ink makes bold, clear print. Before you tie packages, dampen string or cord. As it dries, it will shrink. Knots will be made firm and safe. USf'Ul HOUSIPIANT Plant weds from lemons! Treat 'cm Ilk* any bouse plant. You'll have a pretty plant with large green leave*. Crushed leaves can be used for delicate flavoring in cookies, icings, cakes or any recipe calling for a touch of lemon. TURKEY-HASH Here's a hearty wav *° efl joy left- over turkey: Melt 2 Tbsp b > of turkey fat in skillet. Add 2 cups chopped cooked . turkey, Y 4 cup light cream, and % cup thick tur- kty gravy or undiluted celery, muthroom or asparagus soup. Mix well and heat, stirring as needed. Ke*MB to taste and fold in 1 tup. onion juice or instant minced onion, ft cup chopped pirniento, 1 ', cup cooked peas. When hot, serve in- •tantly on hot pancakes or corn brtad. Serves six. HOLIDAY HELPER Almost Christmas! Folks have the holiday spirit already. But poor Mom, do you wonder how you'll ever manage the extra work and still enjoy this happy season? You can put out the "welcome mat" with pleasure, when you own a new gas dryer! It gives you sunny-bright washes easily and automatically. Set it and forget it. Tend to your cookie baking, gift wrapping and holiday decorating while your gas dryer whizzes through the wash. And your ironing is cut by one-third! See new 1959 models on display at your local gas company or gas appliance dealer. GENIE GIFT Surprise a child by wrapping a gift like this: Fill large balloon with helium. Anchor small gift with ribbons to bottom of balloon. Place in a large box; wrap as a large gift. When box is opened, balloon rises like a magic genie to the child's delight! THE CLEAN FLAME Prove to yourself gas is dean! Right now, place a saucer over a gas burner for a minute. Lift the saucer off; wipe it with a clean cloth. See? Not a trace of dirt or soot from the clear blue flame! Naturally this saves housework; your woodwork, curtains, walls keep free from dust, greasy films and ashes. Unlike other fuels which must be turned into gas by action from heat before a flame is created, natural gas is ready to go to work for you instantly. This miracle fuel is piped from Northern Natural Gas Company to your local gas company and into your home, for fuel that burns "clean as a whistle"! this Christmas "give them something to wear" "'YOU INKERS 'Satisfaction Alu-ay, Sterling Shopping Center :\\ so dear to her heart Scampers Christmas tV^ candle" ||j|/ sleepwearl^ f *$•• • i- ..« . ,*• YOUNG TIMER'S velveteen empire jumper "Chrlltmos Cozy warm white (lancl- Forty" ette sleepwear with Scampers Nylon Bouffant . Si stmas candlcs and rfl1 A traditionol holiday favorite, styled this year plush velveteen with o high, high empire waistline. Bow trimmed skirt, belied bock. Black. 7 to 14 -~(rir/s: Pint l'i<n>r 9.98 Rows and rows of nylon embroidered sheer ruffles cover entire skirt, nylon tricof bo- 1- Gown, 4 to M. dice with adjustable shoulder straps 0J Pink or white. 3 to 14 V 2. Pajamas, 4 to M. -(iirli Lingerie: First Floor shock shaded match-mates GIRL TOWN'S blouse and matching skirt 3.98 and 5.98 Gay, festive bubbles dance all over our novelty print, three-quarter length sleeved cotton blouse, perky bow at neckline. Bluebell or hot pink. 7 to 14. Slim wool flannel skirt with low pleated flounce. Bock zipper. Bluebell or hot pink. 7 to 14 ... — Girls: first floor 5,98 dashing additions t* any boys' ward rob* HI LINE'S gabardine and chino separates 2.29 , 3.98 Short-sleeved, oxford cloth shirt with contrasting chlno stripe trim collar and pocket. Blue or beige. 3 to 7. 2.29. Wash ond wear, gabardine Ivy styled, zipper slocks. Navy or brown. 3 to 7. i.98. Striped chino. Perry Como jacket with knit trim ond metal buttons. Blue or brown. 3 to 7. J.98. Matching gabardine ivy cop. Solid navy or brown. 2,29. — Boys: Pint Float MITEY MISS Corduroy SLACK SET Two-piece slack set In comfortable corduroy. Gay floral print overblouse with black corduroy and knit trim solid c6lor tapered slocks Pink & black & Blue & black. E QQ 7 to 14. — Girls: Pint Floor sugar 'n spice and everything nice SMART GIRLS dressy cotton blouse Diessy touch for holiday parties, our lace trimmed, cotton blous'e with peter pan collar and elbow length puff sleeves. Lace *> AO and tuck front bodice. White. 7-14. WiTO — Girls; Vint floor pretty party magic Princess Overblouse Shadow lace trimmed. Pretty topping for all skirts our cotton overblouse of wash and wear cotton. Lace trimmed Peter Pan collar and ruffle cuffs, shadow lace panels trijn bodice. White, 3 to 6x. . . — Girls: first flour 2,98 twirling and whirling party skirt Chromspun taffeta, parry skirt, double ruftle elasticized waistband, wide sash. 4 Afl Christitios red or bright navy. 3 to 6x. • •** — Girls: First Fliar f» Nerrhttn Notvual Got Company, Omaha, Ntbratka "candy stripes for dolly and me" jj, candy stripes just as delicious a= Chriit- 'iias morning! Red ond white dress with Peter fan collar, rick rack trim, attached red apron vsith buttons at waibtline in front, perky bow tie in back. Vinyl doll wears «• AQ rr.Qlching dress. 3 to 6x. flwO — Girli; first F ; ,, ul $0 charmingly dainty LITTLE AUDREY SCOTT'S overblouse DocroniR , nylon ond cotton blend overblouse thot needs no ironing, can be worn in or out! Tinv lace dusted collar and puffed sleeves. Complete with its own peorl'neck- loco. Pink, blue or white. 3 to 6x. . . — Girls: First Fluvr warm and cheerful as Santa's smile LOUNGEES big 'n little sister's "petti-robe" 6.98 and 8.98 Washable print cotton quilt duster with con tiasiing color corduroy collar and cuffs. Blut print with blue corduroy Q QA trim. 3 to 6x. VI90 8 to . I •) — Girls: l'i> a flour sure to warm young hearts on Christmas morn YOUNG WARE'S boys' flannel robe Bright ploid robe of heavy cotton flannel with a wool-look. Double-breasted style with self'bell Either bold or small plaid. Red or blue plaid predominating. 4, 6, 3, — Bays: First fl<t<ii 3.98 YOUNKERS I TOYLAND

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