Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 23, 1977 · Page 3
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Friday, December 23, 1977 HOPE (ARK.) STAR Page Three Recipes of the Week EDITOR'S NOTE: Mrs. Justine Hamm furnished our Worcestershire-Cheese Spread recipe today. The French bread recipe has been "going the rounds" since the Italian cooking class which Donna Byers Carroza taught recently. In all fairness Donna got the recipe from a local woman but she wants to remain anonymous. We're happy to have both of these good recipes to pass on to our readers at this Christmas season and we wish for all of you a joyous time with your friends and loved ones. WORCESTERSHIRE-CHEESE SPREAD In a medium bowl mix 1 package! 8 oz.) cream cheese; 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, softened; 1 tablespoon onion powder, 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce; Mi cup finely chopped nuts. Blend well; refrigerate. May be served on crackers, potato chips or thin slices of toast. FRENCH BREAD Split French bread in half lengthwise; mix V« pound butter, 1 small can green chilies. Spread on each half of bread.. Mix, 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese and % cup mayonnaise. Spread on top of bread and brown in oven. Senior Citizens Club Twenty-one attend Christmas party Senior Citizenfe Club met Wednesday at the Douglas building for a Christmas party and luncheon. Tables 'wore decorated with red candles, greenery and holly. The Lions Club furnished the turkey, dressing and ham. Club members brought salads, vegetables and desserts. Rev. Arlie Kyser brought a timely Christmas message and Rev. Jerry Westerbhur led in prayer. Sixteen club members and five guests enjoyed the day. Gifts were exchanged and the Lions Club gave each one present a nice gift. Rev. Westerbuhr entertained with Christmas carols. Guests- were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gunter and Craig, Rev. Kyser and Rev. Westerbuhr. Mrs. Tom Kinser won the door prize. The next meeting will be January 11 at 2 p.m. at the Douglas building. YOUNG ORIGINALS Sports-minded, A versatile sports outfit that can be adapted for any season. The long sleeved blouspn jacket looks well with either the popular gaucho pants or long pants; make it in tweed, denim, double-knit or your choice of fabrics. B-133with Rhoto-Guide is in Sizes 10 to 18. Size 12, 34 bust...jacket, one and five- eighths yards of 54-inch; gaucho pants, one grid three-fourths yards; long pants, one and three- eighths yards. Consult the Fashion Coordinator for colors, fabrics and accessories. Send $2 for each pattern. Write care of this newspaper, Box 438, Midtown Station, New York, N.Y. 10018. Print name, address, zip code, pattern number and size. (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) Here's the Answer By ANDY LANG AP Newsfeatures Q. — I am not much at fixing things. There was a time when it was easy to call someone up and pay to have any kind of repair made within a couple of days. Now they don't want to be bothered unless it's a big job. If it's something small, they say they are too busy or say they will be over in a couple of days but never show up. So this time I'm going to make an effort to fix something myself. There are several places in our blacktop driveway that need repair. Is there some easy way that a novice can fix these damaged areas? A. — Yes. You need have no skill and you can use whatever tools you have on hand. The first step in repairing a hole or whatever in blacktop is to knock out the old material to a depth of about 2 inches. If the hole already is deeper than 2 inches, then fill it in with gravel until it is about 2 inches from the top of the driveway. Be sure to remove all loose material. Now, dump into the hole a blacktop patching mix which you can buy in most hardware stores and all lumber yards and building supply establishments. If you have a regular tamper, use it to tamp the mix solidly in place. If not, use anything that will do the job — a shovel or a wide piece of board, for instance. The driveway can be used immediately, but you should check every couple of days for a while to see whether any of the patching mix has dropped a bit below the surface. If so, put on some more of the mix and tamp again. This may be a little work, but not very much, so you really have no excuse to eo/i DEAR ABBY: Why is it that nobody has any respect for children? I am 10 years old and notice it a lot, especially when I go to the market for my mother. When I try to get in line at the checkout counter, I'm always pushed aside by some adult who cuts right in front of me. My friends say this happens to them, too. Please print my letter, Abby, so adults will know how we feel. I'm pretty sure you will be on our side. NEEDS RESPECT DEAR NEEDS: I AM on your side. Adults should treat children with as much respect as they treat grownups. Besides, iii teaching children to respect others, example is the best teacher. DEAR ABBY: Six months ago I discovered that my husband was having an affair, and we've been separated ever sincta. I've filed for divorce, but until we are officially divorced, as far as I'm concerned, technically we're still married. Recently the wife of the president of my husband's firm invited him to a dinner party and told him he could bring a date. I feel the hostess was out of line to have made that offer. I have no desire to have my husband suffer undue punishment, but it's my feeling that society's ready acceptance of a person's dating while he is technically still married makes a reconciliation more difficult, and in fact encourages extramarital activities. Please comment. MIFFED IM MILWAUKEE DEAR MIFFED: "Separation" means different things to different people. If a divorce is in the works, most people Never Too Young To Deserve Respect By Abigail Van Buren ia;:tn The Oicago Tiit^c N > Nt>*»Sv».< !'V "date," unless their lawyers forbid U. 1 can't ngree that the hostess w»» "out of line" for inviting your estranged hu«b«uul to bring a date. DEAR ABBY: 1 used to think that your column was n form of glorified gossip and I turned up my nose at it. But I couldn't resist reading the letters, which spnn the human condition in such touching personal ways. Those loiters and your spirited, succinct replies remind me that unless life is really felt and experienced fully, it isn't really life. At times I wonder why people's small problems gnin such a big audience. Then I realize that these are not "small problems" but signs of individuals struggling to make their lives more livable and meaningful. Through your column I lose my cynicism (which as a journalist I acquire easily). I am moved. I am touched. Thank you. STEVEN CARTW1UGHT, ORONO, ME. DEAR STEVEN: The reaction of my readers means a great deal to me. Thanks for writing. Your letter made my day. CONFIDENTIAL TO YOU: Are you registered to vote? If not, why not? You don't know where to register? Phone either the Republican or Democratic Party headquarters, tell them where you live and ask them where you should "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil Is that good men do nothing." (Edmund Burke) Problems? Tell them to Abby. For « personal, unpublished reply, write Abby: Box 69700, Los Angeles, Calif. 90069. Enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Yu/e party offended by AARP members Bits O'News Calendar of events Amid colorful Christmas decorations the AARP met at the Douglas building Tuesday night for a holiday party. After the invocation was given by Olin Purtell the bountiful meal was served. A short business meeting was held prior to the program brought by the chairman Mrs. Edna Gibson. She read scripture and gave a Christmas story. All the members then joined in singing carols. Tips on Safer Winter Driving Are Offered delay it. Q. — We have a clay tile roof which has a small leak. I have located the exact area of the leak and intend to fix it by sliding a piece of aluminum under the tiles at that spot. What I want to know is whether there will be any chemical reaction between the tile and the aluminum as there sometimes is between two pieces of metal? A. — No. Be sure the aluminum is kept in place with roofing cement. Q. — I'm getting ready to insulate an attic floor. I noticed in a preliminary inspection that a lighting fixture from below protrudes through the attic floor. How should I handle this? A. — To be in accord with the National Electrical Code, improvise a way of holding the insulation 3 inches away from the sides of the protrusion. Make some kind of metal shield, possibly by cutting the ends off a tin can of suitable size. Q. — I want to provide some extra ventilation in our attic now that it has been insulated. There already are two vents, one at each end in the gables. Where should I put extra vents? A. — Two more vents at the eaves are advisable, but if you want the best ventilation of all, a combination of eaves vents and continuous ridge venting is considered ideal. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Not even the best drivers can escape the hazards of winter driving, a Purdue University safety expert cautions, but stalling, sliding and even accidents can be cut down with some preventive measures, adds Alan McDonald. The mechanical engineering professor suggests that every driver should keep a scraper in the car, along with a snow brush. He also recommends that those living in snowy regions carry chains in the trunk. Among good driving habits to develop, he advises, is, first, to judge the conditions. "Remember, just because the road crews are out doesn't mean all the roads are clear and dry. Don't forget," he adds, "that main thoroughfares are cleared first; residential streets require more caution." ' If conditions are bad, stay home if at all possible, but if you must go out, McDonald recommend staking along warm clothing, just in case you're left stranded on a lonely road. And if you haven't looked at your driving manual lately, do so, especially the section on starting the car, he advises. "Always let the car warm up three to five minutes before driving away," he says. "You're less likely to stall when the car is warm, and it prevents the vehicle from sputtering and stopping in traffic, giving the driver more 'control." Once you get moving, drive "super-defensively, and plan ahead. That is, begin to slow the car long before you come to a stop signal — adjust your speed to the conditions and give yourself a lot of leeway." ''Bad road conditions," McDonald warns, "are not always obvious. One of the worst possible conditions for a road is during the first rain or snow when it has not rained or snowed for a long time. Then all the oil and rubber that's collected on the surface suddenly floats to the top, forming a slick surface." One of the more common dangers on such surfaces is skidding, explains McDonald, who notes that one way to prepare for this frightening experience is to practice before actually driving in heavy traffic. "I hesitate to tell people to go out and practice skidding, but it's really the best way. You won't know how to react until you experience the sensation,". he says. To practice, he suggests finding a deserted area where you can try steering the car quickly from side to side — and then applying the brakes. How should you respond in a skid? The answer, he says, is to steer into the direction of the skid — and don't slam on the brakes. Pump them gently but firmly, "because slamming the brakes will lock the wheels in one position — you won't be able to steer and will lose control of the car's direction." When driving In heavy snow or rain, the engineer advises using low headlight beams so as not to get as much glare reflection. "When driving up slippery hills, maintain a steady speed and make any changes as gently as possible. But there probably will be situations in which you just can't make it," he adds. McDonald points out that bridges, even on the Interstates, are among the most dangerous places, since bridge surfaces tend to freeze much faster than other parts of the road. "And there's nothing magic about a heavy car," he emphasizes. "It's the weight distribution that counts, so don't feel you're safe just because you happe.. to have a heavier car." Byers Abstract Co. furnished the meat and those attending brought potluck dishes to the annual courthouse Christmas luncheon held Thursday at the Armory building. Somehow we managed an invitation and did we enjoy itt * Becky and Rodney Steele of Little Rock, formerly of Hope, are real excited about one of their Christmas gifts—a trip to the Holy Land. ""- Can't think of any gift which could be more timely. * Hope has taken on the "air" of a big city at this busy season. Everyone is scurrying around at the last minute trying to finish up their shopping. The merchants tell us that the merchandise which they move at special holidays like this have a great part to play In keeping them in business—so we hope they sell lots and lots of gifts! Like your meat loaf to taste zippy? Add chill powder to the meat mixture. Facts about vitamin E Sponge sense For an even foundation application, try using a sponge instead of your fingers. If you have anything fo sell why not use the Hope Star? Pofent/a/ buyers number over 18,0001 By Gaynor Maddox Again we hear the claim that double-dosing is necessary for health. Americans are being repeatedly told to stay healthy by taking extra doses of vitamins — not just the normal, prescribed amounts. That advice seems to be most frequently offered in regard to vitamin E. The passionate devotion to vitamin E may be due to the unproven belief that it is a sex vitamin. That may be so for rats. But it has not yet been shown to do anything to improve the sexual performance of humans. Even so, thousands continue to be- .lieve in its effectiveness. The Institute of Food Technologists' Expert Panel on Food Safety and Nutrition recently issued a carefully worded statement on vitamin E. Because theirs is one of the soundest and most understandable comments to date on this complex subject, we have reproduced parts of that scientific statement here: "1. There is no doubt that vitamin E is essential for normal metabolism, but since the vitamin is so prevalent in common foods, there have been very few demonstrated cases of vitamin E deficiency in man. "2. The richest common dietary sources of vitamin E are the vegetable oils plus the margarine and shortening made from them. These contribute about 70 percent of the average human daily intake. Cereal grain products, dairy products, fish, meat, eggs and green leafy vegetables also provide significant amounts. "3. From its very earliest availability, vitamin E has been proposed as & sub- Women*snews Mrs. Annette Phone 777- 8841 Special get-together plan tied for Mrs. DeAnnan Mrs. Rosle DeArman of Lompoc, Calif, will be honored by eight of her thirteen children and by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren at a Christmas dinner Sunday at the community center. Attending will be Mr. and Mrs. Dinton Harvin, Mr. and Monday, December 26 Memorial Hospital Auxiliary scheduled to meet Monday, December 26 has been cancelled. Weight Watchers meet at Faith Bible Church, across from the library on 5th and Elm, every Monday at 5:30 p.m. All interested persons are invited to attend. Alcoholic Anonymous and Al- Anon Family Group meet every Monday at 8 p.m. at the House of Hope, corner of Jones Street, near Fair Park, Call 2512 or 3701 for additional Information. Call 777-4255 for TOPS AR 94 information. The club meets every Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Douglas Building. Wednesday, December 28 Sherwin-Williams Co. will sponsor the community coffee Wednesday, December 28 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office. Mrs. Dale Goodner, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schroader, Mr. and Mrs. BUI DeArman, Mr. and Mrs. Dave DeArman, Mr. and Mm. Jerry Green and their families, all of Hope and Timothy DeArman, Paden, Okla. and Paula DeArman, San Andreas, Calif. stance for improving virility and sexual endurance. It should be noted, however, that the reproductive problems in rats leading to discovery of the vitamin occurred only after the animals had been totally deprived of vitamin E for extended periods; it is unlikely that any human diet could be sufficiently deficient in the vitamin to lead to such severe defects. "Although some instances of beneficial effects of vitamin E medication have been reported, leading scientific and medical opinion does not support the view that supplemental doses of vitamin E have any value in preventing male impotence or sterility or in affecting human reproduction. "4. Broad-based claims of relief from most heart ailments by large doses of vitamin E have been made. However, in a controlled study of 38 patients with chronic chest pains and ar- teriosclerotic and hyperten- sive heart disease, 19 patients were given 300 mg. of vitamin E and the other 19 a placebo daily for an average of 16 weeks. The doctors reported no significant differences between the groups as to chest pain, capacity for work of cardiac muscle or capacity for work of skeletal muscle. "No positive effects of vitamin E were observed in 10 other studies. Thus, there seems to be sufficient evidence that vitamin E is ineffective in treating or preventing heart disease." The proceeding excerpts from the Food Technologists' Expert Panel were taken from "Contemporary Nutrition." (NKWSHAl'EH ENTEKPK1SE ASSN.) Cold weather nutrition By Gaynor Mnddnx We have received requests from many readers to repeat our last winter's cold weather thoughts. Appropriate, we think, with all forecasts predicting another cold winter. According to the American Medical Association, nature provides us with built-in methods of coping with much lower temperatures. We achieve cold weather comfort, in part, by generating more heat in our Internal furnace and and also by conserving that extra heat. Exercise and good food play their part. A report from the Canadian National Research Council says that the amount of clothing needed to keep a man warm when he is sitting quietly In a room 70 degrees Farenhelt will continue to keep him warm at 40 degrees when he is walking briskly. Even more surprising is the fact that at five degrees below zero, the same man will still feel comfortably warm If he Is running. Your muscles need to produce more heat in winter. They use up more energy. But nature takes care of this extra need. It turns up our appetites a few notches in cold weather. On the average, you eat about 15 calorics more per day for every one-degree drop In temperature. For example, soldiers allowed to eat what they please when stationed in the tropics, at 92 degrees, select a diet total- Ing about 3,000 calorics a day. In the Antarctic or Arctic they will cat around 5,000 calories as their Intake Increases spontaneously as the temperature drops. Skiing Is a sport that works up good cold weather appetites which are satisfied in different ways by skiers from different countries. The French like wine with their meals, even In the wintcry great outdoors, and usually cut fruit uncl cheese for dessert. The Japanese eat lightly, using rice and strips of meat or fish and drink lots of tea. However, the Americans eat more substantially, with emphasis on steaks and chops and they love desserts and carbonated beverages. Three good cold weather foods are hot soup made with meat or chicken and vegetables (rich but easily digested), fresh fruit — lots of it which supplies natural sugars for energy — and yogurt for those who enjoy It. (NEWSI'APKIl KNTRIU'IUSP. ASSN.) HOSPITAL IBBf MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, ADMITTED: Mrs. Jimmy Adcock, Mrs. Henry Payne, Mrs. Ida Camp, C.M. McLain, Mrs. Ronnie Williams, Linda Washington, all of Hope; Sam Cox, Fulton; Mrs. Wlndale Stone, McCaskill. DISMISSED:' Mrs. Fairy Stroud, L.L. Rowland, Mrs. Wayman Herring, Mrs. C.H. Torbert, all of Hope; Lynn Moses and Mrs: Edward Steward, McCaskill; Mrs. Fannie Boyce, Washington. NEW ARRIVAL: Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Adcock, Hope, boy born December 22. FRIDAY "He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?" — Ml- cah 6:8. "I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." — William Penn, Quaker founder of Pennsylvania. -Attend Church Sunday. <*,_.._..».__..* TnwiTP 1 7-nn Saenger THEATRE TONITE 7:00 SATURDAY-1:00 - 7:00 MERRY CHRISTMAS THI MOTH If 8COUB8IO BY FLOWS, IARTHQUAMN AND DWASTHI8. PLUS-2nd THRILL FEATURE! m SUPERARGO «» AND THE FACELESS GIANTS GUY MADISON li MilftOCOlOft i, .FANFARE FILM PRODUCTIONS. INC. STARTS SUNDAY Get Your Laughs Off at... 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