little- brcwn church The Rev. Glenn Utterbock stands In front of his church. The Little Brown Church fn the Vale has been a marriage shrine since 1916. Some 100,000 persons visit it each year. It Is located in Chlcksaw County, la., two miles northeast of Nashua. by William C. Nelson J had heard many times of the Little Brown Church in the Vale. As a child, I joined my fellow Sunday Schoolers in singing the lively strains of the hymn that made the church famous—"Church in the Wildwood." Now, driving through northern Iowa, I was determined to pay a visit to the world-famous marriage shrine. Stopping at a restaurant several miles away, I was sipping a cup of coffee, when my conception of. the rustic church was badly jolted. A salesman remarked offhandedly: "The Little Brown Church? Nothing more than an automated marriage mill. A place where they marry couples like an assembly line. No feeling, no emotion . . ." Could his notion be correct, I mused. I was determined to check it out. I put the question to the ReV Glenn Utterback, pastor there the last 12 years and the man who has guided the Congregational church to its greatest, and most active membership (156). Husky, articulate and Only Kara promises yoo such a velvety-smooth pie! "Peachy Dandy'taies only 6 ingredients-36 minutes and Karo 2 egg whites • 1 /3 cup Karo Crystal-Clear Syrup l(3-oz.)pkg. lemon gelatin 1 cup boiling water 1 (12 oz.) pkg. frozen sliced peaches ITbsp. lemon juice 1 Nabisco Sugar Honey Graham Crackers crust Beategg whites until foamy. Gradually beatinKaro Syrup. Continue beating until stiff peaks form. Set aside/Place gelatin in large mixing bowl. Poor 1 cup boiling water over gelatin and stir until completely dissolved. Add solid frozen peaches and lemon juice. Stir until peaches are thawed. Fold in egg whites. Chin until mixture thickens slightly, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Gently fold mixture to distribute peaches. Pour into pro- pared pie shell. (See directions on Nabisco Sugar Honey Graham Crackers package.) Chill until set. Makes one 9-inch Peachy Dandy pie. Decorate with Easter motif. ..... „ ^r, T — ^ r^r j -P'VP* * V*V*V**T *^f»H%»T ... and Karo does more-makes it creamier, easier to fold in egg whites, easier to blend all ingredients into velvety-smoothness. Karo is available in Pint and quan bottles; in 5 and lOlb. cans.
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