Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 18, 1967 · Page 22
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 22

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Prepare for Visits, Plan Special Menus, Decorations— Programs Being Planned for Nursing Homes Among those remembered groups. The nursing li o m 0 ' Hie holiday season, giving each - will be a Christmas party on "all the trimmings." A Cl irticulnrly during the Christ- residents always anticipate Ian identical remembrance from A Times Herald, Carroll, la. each floor, with gifts for all. mas party is also be ins holiday season are the with pleasure the visits of the Auxiliary. ^ Saturday, Nov. 18, 1967 The men/ at the Harms Rest planned. icn and women residing in the caroling groups as they ~ Home always enjoy the lighted o •»*»••/i 1I' <•• »Mtr>oiir\rr M/*\T^ no M* »!•._. &1* ..t.* «*__.» __ _l _ &l ^*i. _ m ^ t ^ ... % > _ i • _ \~ t • i i i. •• * T-» «-t , n* • • • • i «» Dl ••*• AHA iiM^l^M*** «** £&_ Among those remembered particularly during the Christmas holiday season are the men and women residing in Carroll's nursing homes. Colorful decorations will provide a holiday atmosphere for the residents and personnel of the homes as well as for the regular and extra visitors who come to call. Special menus are being planned for Christmas dinners; and many will enjoy favors provided by service groups. The nursing home residents always anticipate with pleasure the visits of the caroling groups as they make their rounds — the spirit of Christmas shining in thfcir eyes and ringing in the strains of familiar Yule songs. At, SI. Anthony Nursing Home, operated in conjunction with the hospital, members of the Hospitai Auxiliary will make their annual Christinas visits to each resident during the holiday season, giving each an identical remembrance from the Auxiliary. The Red Cross Volunteers have arranged for a play and Christmas music to be presented ait the St. Anthony Nursing Home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, by children from the First Presbyterian Church. Under direction of Mrs. Leo Loxterkamp, third and fourth grade youngsters will present the play. A choir of fourth, fifth and sixth grade children will Times Herald, Carroll, la. Saturday, Nov. 18, 1967 be directed by Mrs. Dorman Leader. On Dec. 13, the Volunteers are planning a program of special music for residents of the home. Turkey, roast duck, dressing, cranberry sauce and "all the trimmings" will be served on Christmas Day at the Spieker Nursing Home, owned and operated by Mrs. Leo Spieker at 225 North Walnut Street. There A Me rry Christinas at Home As Christmas approaches, the family oven will be filled with more than tasty cookies and cakes. Another type gift has caught on. This is a do-it-yourself play clay bit where the home designer turns out jewelry, mosaics or candlesticks. Here are some gift ideas using play clay: How about making play clay storage containers for curlers or buttons? You start with a large coffee or lard can. Cover the base with tinted clay, moistening to smooth the surface as you put the clay on. Also cover the can lid with the clay. Press any identifying decor such as a hair curler or rickrack on the side or lid. Cover clay with shellac. You may want to add rickrack or ribbon on the lid. Here is a recipe for your play clay: Blend thoroughly in a saucepan with a fork two cups of baking soda (1 one-pound package) and one cup corn starch. Add 1V4 cups of cold water all at once and mix until smooth. Bring this to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil the mixture approximately 1 minute or until the mixture resembles moist mashed potatoes. Transfer mixture to a plate and cover with a damp cloth. Let it stand until cool enough to knead, then roll it out and cut with cookie cutters or bot- will be a Christmas party on each floor, with gifts for all. The men at the Harms Rest Home always enjoy the lighted Santa Glaus which is a traditional part of the Christmas decorations there. The home is operated at 510 West Eighth Street by Mrs. Emma Harms. As in other years, there will be a Christmas tree on each floor of the Perry Nursing Home at 109 North Main Street. Mrs. Bernard Perry, operator, has indicated that holiday dinners will feature turkey, ham and "all the trimmings." A Christmas party is also being planned. Plant are underway for out door decorations at the Foley Rest Home, operated by Mrs. Edward Foley at 715 North Carroll Street. These include colored lights on an evergreen tree, large lighted candles in front of the home, and lights around the rest home sign on the lawn. Each floor of the Set of Brushes ... is an aid to grooming. It is offered in man-sized bath or shower brush, skin tonerface brush and nail-hand scrubber, in satinwood and white boar bristle. For $10. home as well as the enclosed front porch will feature a decorated Yule tree. There will be a party for those residents who are able to participate. The Christmas dinner menu will include turkey, chicken, hot rolls, pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream, and other traditional foods. n«ictt««Bf«iie¥{iMBWKMwe*Kie*^ Girl Scouts Assist . . . One of the local Girl Scout troops helping the Jayccc- ettcs with the 1967 Christmas ' Seal campaign by folding letters and sheets of stamps and stuffing them in envelopes for mailing was Junior Troop 80 from St. Lawrence Church. Shown above at a work meeting are (first row, left to right) Debbie Collison, Kristy —Staff Photo Hall, Margaret Hawks, Laura Otto, Shelley Bennett, Laura Ramaeker, Jane Bernholtz and Kristy Kanne; (back row, left to right) Patty Schmitz, Diane Casey, Geri Frank, Vicki Bernholtz, Debbie Greteman, Kathy Heffernan, Noreen Ryan, Sheryl Broich, Joan Collison and Julie Textor. Mrs. Harold Hall is troop leader. tie caps or mold freehand to desired shapes or apply it to a container to cover. Thin pieces of the clay harden overnight but thicker pieces take longer. To hasten the hardening, place the clay on a wire rack in a warm (350-degree) turned-off oven. When dry, paint the clay object with empora or tempera or water colors. Finish it by dipping the pieces into clear shellac, spraying it with clear plas- tic or brushing it with clear nail polish. Teen-agers especially will like to make bracelets, rings and medallions for friends this way. For a larger batch of clay, use 1 one-pound package of corn starch, 3 one-pound packages of baking soda and 1 quart of water. Make as above. Store leftover clay in a plastic bag until you want to finish your projects. * sc BRIG GIFT ml^r In JP^^^. THEY WILL dp if ENJOY 338 DAYS NEXT YEAR GIFT SUBSCRIPTION TO THE DAILY TIMES HERALD Send a paper for a Christmas present, the gift thai keeps on giving all year long. We have just the card to go with the paper for a present, not only on Christmas, but any time of the year that you want for any occasion. Spirit May Flee You run a risk of your guests taking the Christmas spirit away with them, when they fail to taste your Christmas cookies. This is an old Danish superstition that has persisted . . and a most enjoyable one. Danish cooks are world - famous for their tasty butter, sugar and vanilla cookies. They have a knack for perfect seasonings, and mother teaches daughter to develop the patience for their preparation. So,, if you're invited to a Danish - American home during this holiday season, be sure to accept the cookies offered. Tie Presents With Vivid New Yarns Wrapping gift packages is half the fun of Christmas giving. Many women become so adept at creating elegant or whimsical designs that, the receivers hesitate to spoil the effect. A new twist for Christmas '67 is the use of vivid colored yarns as gift ties. These are co-ordinated with wrapping papers in bright blues, purples, pinks and orange. Traditionalists aren't overlooked. There are reds and greens. For those who like fresh ideas, take a tip from Mrs. Jeannette Lee. As design director for a greeting card and gift wrap firm, she dabbles in all sorts of wrapping tricks. Mrs. Lee points out, though, thai the first step is to co-ordinate colors of the papers and yarn so the finished package will be artistic-looking. Always include a matching tag or enclosure card with each gift. Nothing confuses a person as unnecessarily as h a v i n g to guess who gave them a gift. When using yarn you will need white liquid glue and scissors. Clear a work area and allow enough room to spread out wrapping supplies so you can see them at a glance without having to dig under a pile of objects. For a completely new Christmas package character, try a turtle. He'll catch the eye of a child. For a turtle, it is best to trace an oval shape on gift paper and coil the yarn on the oval, gluing it down until the area is filled. Wrap a little ball of yarn around a wad of paper for the head and tie little knots for eyes. GIVE YOUR WIFE A THOUSAND EASY WASHDAYS FOR CHRISTMAS! NOW - AT SPECIAL PURCHASE SALE PRICES! LAUNDRY TWINS We bought right, and are passing the savings on to you! NOW ENJOY THIS WONDERFUL PAIR FOR AS AS LOW $1350 Per Month JUST LOOK AT ALL THE CONVENIENCES YOU GET AT THIS LOW PRICE! THE WASHER • 2 speeds, 5 cycles to wash every load • No Press cycle eliminates ironing of Permanent Press • Soak cycle for automatic prewashing • Giant 16 Ib. capacity • Exclusive Spiralator® washing action • Double-action filter THE DRYER • 3 cycles... Timed, No Press and special Dewrinkle cycla' • 3 heat selections to match drying to fabric • No Press cycle eliminates ironing , • End of cycle reminder signal • Easy to clean up-front lint filter COAST TO COAST STORE ELMER FRIEDMAN — DUANE TAPHORN K*aaa»»aaa:*>i£i^»aa^3ia>}ai?a2<^>iSta2i*2>i^>*<»f^^ Best Christmas Gift ~ Of All For Your Wife Beautiful Carpet From Bierl's! WE'LL GUARANTEE TO INSTALL IT BEFORE OHRISTMAS! ^ BUY ON OUR EASY PAYMENTS FAMOUS BRANDS BUY NOW NOW AT SALE PRICES Our Men Will Do The Whole Job! As Low As fw Carroll and adjoining counties $13.00 Per Yr. « K Outside Carroll and adjoining jj counties in zones 1 Cr 2 $16.00 Per Yr. « fl a All other mail in United States $20.00 Per Yr. By Rural Mail Only '2ri>,*,»i;fc**;fc;fcjfc*»^ Phone 792-4318 Carroll BIERL'S STORE OF FLOORS 611 North West St. Carroll, Iowa

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