The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 6, 1971 · Page 15
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The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah · Page 15

Ogden, Utah
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Wednesday, October 6, 1971
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Terrace Mother Resumes Role Of Foster Parent By DON BAKER WASHINGTON TERRACE — After almost nine months of retirement, Mrs. Edward .(Renee) Buttars is back in the foster parent business. She gave it up last November after caring for 98 newborn infants for the local Children's Aid Society agency in a four- year period. But there's something is," Mrs. Buttars pointed out. "Actually our only real problem is a tendency to 'treat the girls like guests at first, she continued, "so we have to make a real effort to balance love with family discipline. BALANCE IMPORTANT . i "That balance is the most important thing about making foster children feel like they're really a member of the family," being a foster parent that just gets under your skin. . And now, two young Indian girls are spending the school year in the Buttars' home at 406 W. 4525 S. under the auspices of the IDS Church's placement program for Indian Children. That makes it an even 100. "BACK TO NORMAL" "Things are back to normal," sighed Mrs. Buttars, who has conce pt of also Indian likes the children coming back to the same home year after year until they grow out of the placement program. Nowadays, the Buttars' home back to that familiar old problem of logistics: all the rooms are full, there's no space in the closets and there's a waiting line for either of the two bathrooms. , ' "But you know," Mrs. Buttars smiled, "home feels mere like home that way." Ogden Standard-Examiner, Wednesday, October 6, 1971 Utah Heritage Day Observance Dated Saturday at Art Center The Bertha Eccles Community Art Center, will b^ honored during the fifth annual : Utah -Heritage Day" observance Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the center. This annual observance is sponsored by : the Utah Heritage Foundation, .based in Salt Lake City, • and Mrs. ' Calvin L. BACK IN BUSINESS—After acting as foster mother for some 98 newborn in- fanteTM?S; EdwardT Buttars, (left) retired. Butnow.she's*ack ; in the foster mother Mstoess and she's teaching a few helpful household : tocks tc.Sauna Deal (center) and Tracy McFee; the.two girls are spending the year with the Buttars family under the auspices of. the LDS Church Indian placement program. Rairipton, honorary chairman will host the affair. SHOW MARKER A highlight of "Heritage Day" will be the unveiling of a per- maloy -marker proclaiming the center as one of two National Historical Sites in Ogden, by the governor's wife at 4 p.m. National Historical Site status was granted to the center early this spring; the only other nationally recognized site 'in Ogden is the Miles Goodyear ORIGINAL WATERBEDS "at seen on , Johnny Carson" "BOUTIQUE 21" 3870 Washington Blvd. cabin.. The public is invited to attend the observance and center do'cents will provide a guided tour through the Victorian mansion that has been a landmark in Ogden for nearly three- quarters of a century. SERVE REFRESHMENTS Refreshments will be served and participants will have a chance to view a variety of creations by Utah designer- craftsmen on display throughout the month of October. In addition to a slide presentation on the "Rock _Art of Prehistoric Utah," patrons can take advantage of tour maps of interesting old buildings in the vicinity of the art center, complaints of the historical survey committee of the Junior League of Ogden. The Bertha Eccles Community Art Center was constructed in 1893 and its Victorian, architecture has made it something of a wonder in the Ogden area. -ADVERTISEMENT- Tormenting Rectal Itch Of Hemorrhoidal Tissues Promptly Relieved In many cases Preparation H gives prompt, temporary relief from such pain and itching and actually helps shrink swelling of hemorrhbidal tissues caused by inflammation. Tests by doctors on. hun- dreds of patients showed this to be true in. many cases. In fact, many doctors, themselves, use Preparation H 9 or recommend it for their families. Preparation H ointment, or suppositories. six daughters of her own; two: are married and one is I currently serving a mission for the LDS Church in Canada. "It is really rewarding to see the children start coming around and become part of our family," she added. "The "Children" happen to be an 8-year-old Piute girl named Tracy and a 15-year-old Navajo 'girl named Emma. And they're getting along fine with the three Buttars daughters remaining at home and a large group of new-found friends. Mr and Mrs. Buttars began taking in foster children in September of 1966 after becoming enthusiastic over a foster child living at a neighbor's house. SCREENED FAMILY The family was screened by the Children's Aid Society of Ogden and received their first foster infant just two days later. "The baby was placed ]ust four days later, but we cried and cried when it left," recalls Mrs. Buttars. "But after that, parting witty, the babies became easier each time," she added. Until number 98 came along. | That child stayed with the] Buttars family for 17 months j and Mrs. and Mrs. Buttars became so attached they filed for adoption only to find out they were considered too old. 104 CHJLDREN "After 104 children and being told we were too old . . . well that was really hard to take," I said Mrs. Buttars. I "After that, due to health and I emotional reasons, we. decided to stop taking in foster infants, she noted. But all those-big empty rooms that had been alive with children for so many years began to weigh heavily on the Buttars' mind and they decided to go the church placement. program route. "Age doesn't really matter - a child needs love and guidance no matter how old he| City Wants Audit Completed 'Early 7 City Council has agreed to instruct Finance Director Lawrence D. Hunter to follow up on the city's 1970 audit report for early submission to the State Auditor. ., The action came after Councilman Herbert J. Corkey Jr. recommended that .this be done "so we don't get the reputation of being a delinquent city. The city was among several that were, late with their audit reports in 1970. Youth Sentenced To State School A sixteen-year-old Ogden vouth referred to First District Juvenile Court in connection with a burglary on Grant was committed to Utah State Industrial School this week. The boy was arrested Sept. 20 in a referral stemming from the burglary of D J's Self Service, 2204 Grant. Commitment could be for the remainder of the youth's minority, depending on rehabilitation, the court reported. CHUCK Feature Food for Thurs., Oct. 7 Lasagna 3225 Wash. Blvd. Where does the dirt in your home come From? Lefs foBow this Ettie-molecule, of air as it comes warm dean fewnyeur forced-air gas fox-race heat outlet „,/ >Vhen the chHdreh come in from oot-of-doois they bring dost on iheir ck>*«g, *rt on their **M, HUB -wiwt Rover brings in. Until he's so logged down he settles on your walls or furnishings. Some heating systems just leave him there. But a gas forced-air heating system whisks him into the'cold air return. Then he's freshly warmed by the dean gas. flame; " And' sent back through your heat register tfo;Eelp : you keepryour home cleairagaio. He picks up smoke arid grease when you're cooking. ,„> :J In fact, if there's dirt around anywhere in the house, our little air molecule is sure to find it. Where the filter in your gas furnace removes the dirt. Aren't you glad you heat your home with GAS? MOUNTAIN FUEL

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