The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 23, 1955
Page 9
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Cold Monkey Tail Is Chile Yule Dish By CARLOS BARRY SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Eggnog? Oh, no. Tom and Jerry? Nope. Yule Punch? Not down here. For Christmas in Chile it's cold monkey tail for everybody. No observance of the holiday ls ; thinkable without it. Monkey's tail (colo de mono) Is a beverage competed of coffee, milk, egg and high grade alcohol distilled from grape juice. It comes bottled and nobody knows how i sot its name. The drink is served cold because the Christmas season is the middle of Slimmer in Chile. To Chileans, the holiday is synonymous with family reunions. In almost every home there is a Christinas tree or, more often, a Naiivity *cene. Toys Distributed On Christmas .Sve. toys are distributed to children. Even toddlers join adults in drinking monkey tiiil. then everyone troops off to mrlnight Mass. For Christmas dinner, the traditional main dish is lobster brought Business Booms In Canada, Too TORONTO Ifl — Canadian shoppers have been storming the stores with bulging wallets this year. I A survey shows retailers through | out the country look for their total ( business this season to be 10 per cent above any year's since World \Vnr II, and most shoppers, they i say. are operating on the luxury level. Television set sales are brisk In Victoria, B. C. One dealer ordered "all the $2,000 color TV sets we can get." A Toronto shop sold four mink coats before 10 a.m. one day. A Vancouver store owner say* he can't keep up with the demand for electric organs—price about $1,300. You can buy an old-fashioned itreet organ that plays 12 tunes lor »395 In Toronto, or a »1M doll In Montreal. Other merchants are offering J46 "Klddillacs" and »33 toy diesel engine*. Police Predict Seven Deaths LITTLE ROCK HI — Arkansas State Police believe that at least seven persons will die in traffic accidents In the state during the Christmas weekend. Capt. Prank McOibbony made the prediction Wednesday. La«t year, traffic accidents killed seven person! during the Dec. J4-37 period. . from the Ju»n Fernandez Islands, 400 miles out 'n the Pacific Ocean. The country people have roast duck with apple stuffing of the highly spliced »s«do al palo. barbecued meat. Special Fe»il A more spect»! least is curanto, i Araucanlin Indian dish prepared from > recipe probably 1,000 years old. It Is cooked In deep pits du» 'n sand. These pits are lined with scented herbs and leaves, then filled with layers of eggs fowl, fish, clams, oysters, mutton, beef, pork and every available vegetable. Hot stones are tossed on top of the ingredients and the whole thing Is covered tightly. Whole wheelbarrows of the (in ished product are wheeled to the guests at long plank tables set up outdoors. No oni. ever has beer known to partake lightly of curanto. Actor's Sen Makes Debut NEW YORK W)—The 12-year-old son of stage actor John Forsythe made his Broadway debut Wednesday night in "Teahouse of the August Moon," the play in which his father starred for two years. Dall Forsythe took over one of the Juvenile Walk-on parts when another youngster became ill. He's expected to perform for about a 'week. The eider Forsythe Is now in Paris making a movie. Old Dobbin Is Coming Back SALEM, Ore. (If}— The Oregon Horsemen's Assn. says the horse is making such a comeback that the state highway commission has been asked to do something about providing bridle trails along public roads and in parks. A. W. Oliver of Oregon State College reports that horsemanship is one of the most rapidly growing projects In 4-H club work with 714 members in 33 clubs in the state. Some 60 per cent of the members are girls, Oliver says. TOPS — Miss Jenny Wren and Billy Lynn Tranum have been named Mr. and Miss Wilson High School. Both are seniors. All Washed Up DALLAS, Tex. OP) — Police said loot was a bathtub irom a house under construction. Read Courier News Classified Ads HAMBURGERS For your protection, our Hamburger. Patties are prepared and delivered frozen by a nationally known government inspected meat packing plint. A warm well-seasoned bun enhances the wholesome deli-ciousness of this pure hamburger. Walnut & DiTision Phone 3-8051 DRIVE-IN KREAM KASTLE Bright at glistening »nowflakt» arc wir wl»h«i for a wondtrful holiday, to — «w m«y cuttwMnl Fin* Liquor FOSTER'S Across From Hotel Noble Ph. 2-2868 CRAVE DECISION-A cot. protrudes from this monumev in a churchyard at Finm England. It's said that one Jol Loudon "burie'd" his father i mid-air to keep relatives fro. getting the dead man's mone; Loudon supposedly believed tl: estate couldn't be touched unl his father was "under ground.' If J i $ Headquarters ^ i ntf- FOR BOATING^ BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. 118 E. Main Ph. 3-4404 • JOHNSON »I»-H.)«»II • CMAT M MODIlt MOM ) fO 10 HP • lOAtl • A commit UNI O» MAIINI IQUIPMINt Johnson SEA HORSF S .,,„ DEPt ND. R RIEiRRV TO Hll With reverence in our hearts tor the spiritual meaning of Christmas, we pay special tribute to Him whose day this is — May His Word of Truth offer solace, happiness and lasting Peace to all mankind . . • Ivtail Ljour anil. (7 THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK

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