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The Sandusky Register from Sandusky, Ohio · Page 15

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Santa Claus Keeps Up With Youngsters REQISTEH-STAR NEWS 15 Sandusky, O., FrI., Vcc. 1(5, 1fl55 tT PHYLLfS BATTELM<; Copyright, W55, by INS NEW YORK — S^nta Claus . tralked into the nfficc - with a hihlio'ho and two press agents —ami put his problem squarely on th« table. "I Wouldn't be anybody else hut Santa Claus, honestly," he said and .vou knew that he felt it, deep down under the foam rubber stomaciie. "But you've got to go some to Iceep up with the kids tliese days. "Twenty-five years ago, it was •a»y. They asked for toys. Toda.v they want space suits and Jet pilot clothes and uranium and things like that. Also if they watch tele vision, they want—ha-ha-h()—live animals of curious varieties." Why .lust the other day. said Santa, a little girl said she wanted « live alligator. "I tried to sell her on a doll buggy or a table and chairs and a tea set, but she said •o. "Finally I looked over at her mother and dad and Ihcy nodded, so 1 was off the hook and said 'All right, Sall.v, I'll bring you a live alligator.' " * * * Things being how they are with tho quick-thinking kids of today, Santa just hopes mother and dad knew what they were nodding about. Because he feels bad when little children confront him with remarks like: "Santa Claus, you sure made a heck of a mistake last year. You remember that bike I asked for? Joe got it, down the block." After being the nation's only full- time Santa Claus for a quarter of a century, these little boners di.stress Jim Yellig of Santa Glaus, Indiana. Santa Chuis, Iiu!., was a Occasidnal boys, howcvor. .still tiny unnamed hamlet luitil Christ- j want to be garbage tolloctors. | mas Eve, lfi52, when suddenly thoj • • • \ few residents struck ofl the scnti -j Rudolf the red-nose reindeer has! mental idea of naming it after theIsupplanted Dancer and Prancor in} spirit of Chrislma.s. young affections, but it is very hnrdi Since then, it has grown, and Ito keep reindeer from licking paint I ihcn- to l)e good, I also tell them j t( K .iy their prayers. Christmas! IS iho cololnation of a little! Heavenly Child... "I alwa.vs get that part in!" ' today it is full of kiddies" exhibits \v\\\ch attract a million visitor.s the year around. Its post office receives more liian 4,000.01)0 letters from small liopoful.s. ••S.-uila Jim" lias been its oificial bcwliiskcrcd gent since J9.30. • * • "\Vhen I take off these clothes at night," he confided, looking down at his red velveteen splendor edged in bunny fur and poking nervously at a hairpin in his wliite whiskers, "I just can't stop chiu'k- ling. I've been Santa so lotig I've got built in eluickk's. Sonioliines gets on Mrs. Claus's nerves." (Actually, chimed m the press agent from Indiana, Santa .lim is a religious man wlio makes a meagre living from his Christmas chores. The press agent for Dennis James' "On Your Account" TV sho^v, which brought him to New York as the most gouiine of the large crop of St. Nichol;ises, added his Madison Avenue-type recommendation. "If tills man were on TV, he'd be bigger than CJIeason.") It is hard to tell when a Santa Claus is blushing, because of tlio all-over native redness of him, but Jim jjresumably blushed as he said: "I try to be tlio best Santa I know how to be." Among oilier tilings lie has learned—lately—from kiddies are these facts: Little buys want to be pilots or cowboys: little girls want to be mothers or cowgirls. HIRE MORK C IVIIJANS WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (INS) The .Mr Force ha.s been authorized to hire ,in additional ;?2,()00 civilian employes by •Tune .SO. off their noses. And the people wlio get the mo.st kick out of the Santa Claus side of Christmas are: !• grandparents, 2> children. i "But vvlicllier they're old or' Great Dritain has an estimated ro.uig, I try to remind tlicm all: H) cars iier mile of rnnd com- that 1 am not the real reason for; pared uitli llie United Stales' 15 Chiistmas. While I'm reminding per mile. A Jolly Cake for the Holidays A Lasting Xmas Gift ^ For Your Boy or Girl Hot he or she been selected to play in thc~school band? Show the only APPRECIATION that is possible .... INSTRUMENT m Here's a snowman that will never melt in the sun. But he'll melt right in your mouth, if you have the heart to divide his happy countenance into serving pieces for dessert. Because this jolly snowman is a cake. And he's baked in a mixing bowl, the red one, from the colored glass mixing bowl oven proof set. Here's the recipe: Jolly Snowman 1 NEW from WILLIAMS MUSIC CENTER Prices on first line band Instruments $118.,50 up 428 W. MARKET ST. PHONE 1650 Start oven at 350° F. The Cake: 1/2 cup Crisco 2 cups sifted cake flour 1-1/3 cups sugar 3 teaspoons baking powderr 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk Grease, then flour red glass oven proof bowl from mixing bowl set, and 3 six ounce (3/4 cup) custard cups. Measure these ingredients into mixing bowl and using electric mixer at medium speed, or by hand, beat for 2 minutes, scraping sides and bottom of bowl often. 1/4 cup milk • 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Add these to above mixture and beat for 2 minutes more, being ^sure to scrape bottom and sides of bowl often. Fill custard cups one half full, turn rest of batter into RED bowl. Bake custard cups 30 minutes, and the bowl 65 minutes, or until the cake tests done. Cool cakes in containers for 15 minutes, then loosen around sides and turn out. Let cool with the rounded side up. To decorate: 1 recipe favorite fluffy white frosting Colored gumdrops Semi-sweet chocolate pieces Shredded cocoanut' Ked cinnamon candy Aluminum foil Place the largest cake on plate, tray or cardboard circle covered with foil, with the round side up. Frost thickly, making cake as round as possible. Set one of the cupcakes, rounded side up, on top of the large cake, and frost. The other two cupcakes are extras and not used as a part of the snowman. TJse chocolate pieces for eyes, cinnamon candy for nose, and a large red gumdrop for the mouth. Use black gumdrops for the ears and raisins or green gumdrops for buttons down the front. The top hat is made of foil. BY ACTUAL TEST NEW 1956 GENERAL ELECTRIC STRATOLINER RANGE iASUSr URMS I BIGGEST TRADM-INS \ u Automatic Cooking 1 New MmitK M\ Mode of lightweight aluminum, the Speed Grill gives you even, aulomaik heat for tooking pan- calces, sausages, hamburgers and many other foods. New IMfiz Meat Thermometer A glance at the lighted dial on top of the range tells you when your roatt it done exoctly the way Extra Hi-Speed Giant Calrod^Surface Unit Tests comparing performonce of G-E Giant Unit with large surface burners of four leading gas stoves showed G-E to be over 30 per cent faster than the fastest gas burners. Tests of G-£ unit conducted in accordance with American Standards Assoc. test spec* iftcotions for household electric ranges. Cos burners tested under identical conditions with burner tn-put at "CP" (Gas Appliance Mfrs. Assoc.) rating of 12,000 BTU per hour. YOUR GENERAL-ELECTRIC SALES AND SERVICE DEALER IN SANDUSKY SMITH Hardware Co. 216-226 E. Market St. Phone 71 9 «*1bp1hliKSlaiii|is Save.oSave ^roqcT Get Top Value Stamps And Top Value Buys At Kroger Chuck Roast Tangerines U.S. Chojct, Kroger-Cut For Valut • > lb. 37 35 Krogo Shortening 3^65' lorgt, $w««t. Juicy, Zipptr 7 dor Skinned ^ ^ ^ Gerber Junior Jars For Tho Quality Foods Baby^Food Pork & Beans Kleenex Dog Food Peas Holm Givos You Quality 4%^ 59' Pocket Pack To Be Ready For Colds Kasco, It's Dog-licious, Buy Today Butter Kernel, Tasty, Nutritious, At Our Low Price Reynolds Aluminum, Ideal Cooking Tool, Easily Used. Safe Foil Roman Cleanser Orange Juice Snow Crop Frozen 2:^29 2 43' Ml QQ( gallon U|3 2 6.01. 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