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Monday Evening, June 10, 1957. Demand for Cookbooks Is Reported on Rise NEW YORK (UP)—Sales of| cookbooks are booming, right along with sales of all those foods 'which need little or no cooking. Publishers happily reported today an undiminishing "appetite" for every type of culinery guide- from such basics as the "Fannie Farmer Cookbook" to such specialized works as "Fabulous Foods For People You Love" and "Cooking With A Chinese Flavor." And yet, last year, we spent a record amount of money on frozen foods • alone — a leader in the "less work for mother" field. "They buy cookbooks to use, not 5ust to read or for their lions," said Lois Cole, an editor at Putnam. "But a good cookbook is good reading too." Here To Stay "Creative cooking always will be with us," said Clara Classen, cookbook editor at. Doubleday. "Even with all the advance work the processors do, we women will improvise . . . will in.sist on developing our own specialties." Other publishers add other reasons why from 50 to 75 new cook- hooks appear each year—and sell. "Women have more time and more money to spend on food." said a spokesman at Prentice- Hall. "They're using both to create luxury dishes, instead of spending hours baking bread." "Women buy cookbooks for Ideas," said John T. Lawrence, of M. Barrows, which has published several dozen successes.' "They want short cuts, want to know how to dress up a dish, stretch the budget,, add variety. A cookbook now needs a special approach, a gimmick." Specialties Newest Trends Most publishers agreed the specialty cookbooks are the newest trend—although the classic "Joy of Cooking" has sold more than two million copies since il first was published in 1931. Travel has increased interest ir regional and national dishes. Restaurants lend their names anc recipes to others. Whole books are devoted to cooking 'With casserole, with electric skillet, electric blender. Others are confined to sauces, to souffles cheese, rice, or eggs; stiU others to dinner for two, or for the week end hostess. Now, publishers see a whole new culinary world to conquer in books on diet—fat free, salt free, or calorie low. Rochester Mrs. Joe Ewing, Miss Belva Miller and Mrs. Edward Delp were among Rochester people in South Bend, Thursday. Frank Utter, who resides near Athens on R.R. 2, Rochester, died at 10 a.m. Saturday in Woodlawn Funeral services are set for 1:30 .m.'Monday at the Athens EUB hurch, with the Rev. Lawrence iVhite officiating. Burial will be the Akron cemetery. The body ssts at the Sheets funeral home , Akron. Delmar J. Gross, 32, Akron, es- aped unhurt when his car was ompletely wrecked Thursday ight north of Peru, on State Road 9. Investigating officers said Gross crashed broadside into a ement bridge abutment tearing ff the right side of the car. Gross ravelling south apparently fell sleep. 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Richard Mitchell of the First Baptist church, gave the devotions, and paid tribute to the honored guest. • Hostesses were Mrs. Stacy Tobey and Mrs, Esther Ekblaw, assisted by Mrs. Hans' daughters, Mrs. King and Mrs. Oliver Grove; her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Don Rans, and her granddaughter, Mrs. Deverle Becker.' Other guests of the club were Mrs. Ethel Newman, Mrs. Clara Stretch, Mrs. Ed Becker,' Mrs. Bert Myers, Mrs. Dan Kelley, Mrs, was carried out in both decorations and refreshments. Each lady present was presented a beautiful orsage 1 . Mr. and Mrs. Harry McVay entertained to Sunday dinner Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kite and daughter, Janet Sue, and son, .Billy Joe, of-Valparaiso, and Mrs. Carl Overmyer and sons, Carl Bob and Richard Lee oE Rochester. Admissions to Woodlawn hospital are Mrs. Orton Zent,. R. R. 2; William Pickens, Kewanna; Mrs. a R, Imler, R. R. 2; Jim Rans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rans; Fulton. Dismissals: Mrs. John Helt and son, R. R. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Grossman, Argos, are the parents of a daughter. Two. Indianapolis couples escaped serious injury Friday night when the small airplane in which they were riding had to make a forced landing on the Eldon Gohn farm, 2% miles west of the city. Mr. and Mrs. Von Kochenderfer have as their weekend guests, Mr. Lyman Horn and daughter, Bonnie, of Bismark, N. D. Mr. Horn is a brother of Mrs. Kochenderfer. Traffic Safety Hints TOKYO (UP)—The police department hinted today the way to avoid traffic accidents in Tokyo is to stay out of taxicabs and cars driven by bachelors under' 30. A weekend police white paper reported taxicabs caused one-fourth of all accidents recorded here between Jan. 1 and May 15. • Unmarried men in their twenties caused 60 per cent. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune THE CULPRIT DETROIT—Police in suburban Birmingham spent two weeks searching for someone they dubbed the "mad denter" after residents reported a rash of car fender denting during the night. 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