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May 10, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Strawberry Supplies Should Increase ;OOD BUYS POU1/TRY -- Fryers, eggs, turkeys. I'OKK -- Hams and picnics, sausage, fresh picnic roasts, sliced tiuarler loins. EEK -- Ground beef, chuck roasts, round steak. OTHERS -- Milk, cheese, liver bologna, franks, t u n a , frozen hsh. VEGETABLES -- Potatoes, onions, cabbage, lettuce, celery, corn carrots- dry beans, peas, rice; canniH vegetables. FRUITS -- Bananas, apples, oranges lemons, grapefruit, strawberries, canned and frozen the frcih product is less expen-i sive than commercially frozen berries. Present sugar prices of 23 cents per pound mean 10.22 cents per cup. which adds more to the cost of home preserving than we normally expect. Even so, commercially prepared unsweetened berries cost as much or more per ounce than sweetened. Considering the fact that labor arid packaging costs. ost of two 10-ounce packages frozen sweetened berries. PRICE The price of one brand of hole, unsweetened berries bout 90 cents in a 20-ounce juices. A r k a n s a s strawberries have as well as h i g h e r sugar for prices, are commercial (TlMESphoto By Ray Gray) FARMINGTON HOMEMAKERS installed Susan Thomas, first vice president, and Dcbra Daman, president, left-right front row, Debbie Kpinks, historian; Donna DeVmilt, reporter: Peggy 'Plilier, treasurer: Gail Broyles, secretary; Cheryl Sachs, third vice president' and Lisa DeVault, second vice president; at a Mother-Daughter Banquet recently been available, along with those from out ol state, for about a week. The supply from the Bald Knob m a r k e t should peak within the next, week and end before the last week in May. Most other areas of the state have a local source of homegrown berries. T h i s year's commercial strawberry harvest is reported by the Federal-State Market News Service as 30 to 50 per cent above last year's short crop. Weather will play a big Mother-Daughter Banquet Held By Farmington FHA Seventy-five persons attended a Farmington Future Homemakers of America Mother Daughter banquet recently at Wyalt's Cafeteria in Fayette ville. Guests of members were their mothers, women facull.\ members of Farmington Higj- school, Royal R. Osburn, school principal, and (he guesl speaker, the Rev. C. A. Wynn and Mrs. Wynn. Mrs. Jeannine McMurlrey faculty member, welcorncc guests and the Rev. Mr. Wym spoke on "life, m a k e it worth living." A spring, fashion shnw was presented by girls of the eighth grade and Susie Samples am F r a n c e s Patton presentee "F.H.S.. Now and Then." ; Officers were installed ii candlelight ceremony. p a r t in m a t u r i t y of the crop. processors this summer than they were last, it's probable that frozen berries will be higher priced in coming months than tney are now. With that situation home preservation costs that run about the same is present costs of commer jially prepared products could m e a n substantial savings against next winter's prices Tom compare costs of home prepared and commerciall; prepared berries, plan on i quart of good quality berrie; to yield Vfi to 3 cups of crushed berries. Two 18 ounce package of commercially frozen berrie: contain 214 cups of sweetened rushed or sliced berries. If yoi pay 64 cents to 96 cents pe Announcements The Board of Directors of the' Washington County Chapter of he American Red Cross will meet at 4 p.m. May IB in the chapter office. Boslon Mountain Chapter of he Illinois Club will meet at Wyatt's Cafeteria tor luncheon at" 11:30 a.m. May IS. All former Illinois residents are invited to attend. World War I Barracks 1786 and Auxiliary will sponsor District I meeting Saturday. May 18. at Hillcrest Towers. Members of the various barracks of the district will be well as department Members of the Auxiliary are asked to bring covered dish for the potluck dinner. present as o f f i c i a l s . The newly organized Club will meet at 7:30 Rock p.m. Pea Women Name New Officer Slate Mrs. Pauline Wight was installed as president of the Northwest Arkansas Branch of the National League of American Pen Women at a reconl meeting at Town and Country Restaurant in Rogers. Mrs. Virginia Sturm of Sulphur Springs and Mrs. Alia Watson of Rogers were hostesses. Tables were decorated with arrangements of [lowers and hand- painted place cards. Other officers installed were Clara Blankenship of Mrs. Springtown. dent; M r s . first vice presi- Letha Bailey of Rogers, second vice president; Mrs. Rose Melody of Fayetteville, third vice president; ;Mrs. Doris Wiggelsworlh of Fayetteville. corresponding secretary; Mrs. Watson, treasurer; and Mrs. Ellen Harvey of Noel. Mo., recording secretary. The installation ceremony was conducted by Mrs. Sturm retiring president, who pinned -a corsage on each as she out lined the duties of the office they are to fill from May 197- to "May 197C. Also receiving a corsage was Mrs. Madeline Spencer of Rogers. Arkonsas president. Mrs. Belly Calvcrt o Fort Smith, retiring chaplain gave the invocation, an origina prayer-poem. Guests were Mrs Osa' Calkins of Sulphur Springs Mrs. Jessie Gilstrap of Benlon .ville and Mrs. Grace Smith o' ·Rogers. 1 D u r i n g (he busmes n e e I i n g , M r s . Sturm an onnCMl that Mrs. Mary Mullin if Springtown has been acccp ed as a Pnn W o m a n and sin vas welcomed into the Norlli vest Arkansas Branch. Rolllm cports were given by Mrs Blankcnship, secretary am Irs. Watson, treasurer. Fun-Fund packages w c r i eceived bv Mrs. Melody, Mrs Bailey and Mrs. Bhinkenship Mrs.'Spencer, on belialf of th raiH'h. gave an apprcciatioi gift to Mrs. Sturm, and in turn eceived a gift of congratula ions. After "sound off," who members lei] of their accoi lishmenls, the meeting ac iourned. The group will I meet again unlil September. Bridge News FAYETTEVIU.E Mrs. George Roller and Mr Alex Giner were first pla winners in Monday night bricl. games at tlie Legion H u t . Winning second place we Mr. and Mrs. Scott, third pla went to Sidney Bray and J Jusliss. and fourth to Mrs. J Nyberg and Mrs. John " Whorter. cJLaautiK Sk Evelyn Hills Fayetteville Wl'VE MOVED TO EVEIYN HIILS For Those Good Value . . . Come See Us csclay nt the City Library, lyone interested in rocks ! tn s . Fossils, minerals idary and metal work ted to attend and families e welcome. A .slide presentation and f i n a jrdhu! nf the by-laws nsttUition a r u scheduled foi c meeting. The group will 10 discuss possible field trips Hot Springs and to Newton unity. The annual awards banquet the Northwest Arkansas ?gional Mental Association 11 he held at 6:30 p.m. uirsday. May lli, at the gdalc Holiday Inn. Kcscr- itions must bo made by inday. May 12. with Dr. i r i a m Ellis. HBO Applebury r., telephone -H3-2C3G. Add Bread Crumbs To make j;rcL-n beans exlra icclal, add a generous sprinkle toasted brown buttered bread eforc serving. Adds a crunchy texture and nproves the Elavor. Use Proper Utensil On gas ranges, nlensils of the roper sixe .should be used anrl ie [lame adjusted so as not o extend beyond the ulensil for ost cooking results and proper aFety precautions. Failure to Follow these guide- les increases (he possibility of gnitijig clothing. Extreme care should be taken ·hen wearing loose garments. and harvest is being hampered hy a scarcity of pickers. Berry price a n d supply will c h a n g e from day to clay- Early week crate prices at the Bald Knob market were averaging 41) to 50 cents per quart. When retailers add the cost of spoilage, transporlation, and retailing to wholesale price, grocery store and roadside market prices have to be above the price paid In producers. Consmners who have won dcred what happened to the 20 cents per quart that we once paid for home-grown strawberries don't have to look further t h a n labor and con- ainer costs for their answer. Cost for picking is presently running 12 to 15 cents for each of the 18 picked quarts needed to yield enough salable berries for a 16-,-|iiart crate. Growers p u v Sl.'iO to $1.40 for each crate with 16 quart cups, adding up to SH.rw to $4.10 (or 22 to 25 cents per quart) for picking and packing cosis. For this reason and otners, families who live near enougii lo berry fields to take advantage of pick-your- own arrangements can save one-third to one-half the retail cost of fresh berries. HOME FREEZING When fresh strawberries are available, their texture, appearance, and flavor give them an advantage over frozen berries for daily use, even at the same price. However, except for rpecial diets, most people do rot choose to spend the lime to prepare fresh berries for home freezing unless quart of herr'es plus 8 cent 'or % cup of sugar, the valu is the same as that of two 10 ounce packages of froze berries at current prices. I berries can be purchased to 5(1 cents p*;r quart, the cost a home-frozen quart is 58 cents compared to the 50.72 to $l.t 50 to 65 cents per pint in 28- to 32-ounee jars and about 80 cents per pint in 10-ounce jars. Old-fashioned preserves (made with of berries) cup sugar to each cup yield at least one strawberry jam made with powdered pectin cost about 57 cents per pint. (Cost based on recipe using 5V. cups berries; 1 package powdered pectin, and 8 cups sugar. - f ackage; another costs $1.04 per pound. Since a quart of jerries yields about 20 ounces f whole berries, these prices re equivalent to 90 cents and 1.30 for each quart of fresh erries. Obviously, the greatest money saving in home freezing oes to those who prefer whole unsweetened berries. However, he practical price to pay for berries for freezing is not the ame for all families. The value tlaced on home-preparation ime, cost ol usable containers or home freezing, availability if freezer space, and preference or home or commercially rozen berries must be considered along with cost of jerries and sugar. Traditionally. p r e s e r v e making has saved more money than home freezing, but increased cost of sugar and c o m 'n e r r: i a 1 pectin have changed that situation for the present. At 50 cents per quart of fresh berries, homemade jams and preserves are likely to be about the same cost as commercially m a d e ones Again, price of commercialb prepared ones may increase this f a l l , and always home p r e p a r e d ones may be preferred for flavor. At current prices, commer cially prepared preserves cos pint of preserves to each quart of berries. If you pay 50 cents per quart of fresh berries, old- fashioned preserves can be made for 75 cents per pint or less (not including value of containers, i m iiniMn w«iiiiiiiii«m«^ ·NflrtbwBt Arkansas 'aying the th fuel or labor), same price for ingredients for SEWING CLASSES ENROL!. T t H H Y FABRIC CITY SALESLADY FOR UNDERWOOD'S We have an opening for a permanent position in handling and selling fine jewelry. This is a position that involves daily work with beautiful merchandise and daily contact with courteous customers. Ideal working conditions. 8:30 to 5:00, five days a week. No night work. Good starting pay. Profit Sharing Plan. Paid holidays and vacation. The lady we hire must have poise and polish and must be a permanent resident. She doesn't need to be an older lady nor have experience, but we want someone who will be in the area for some time. Apply in person on Friday or Saturday morning from 9:00 to 12:00. (11 Wot Dicksoo articularly leevos. those with flowing New Egg Mixture Break the required number ol eggs into a hot, well-greased baking dish. Four over enough milk to cover. Then sprinkle with a mixture of grated cheese and dry bread crumbs. Bake at H50 'degrees until the eggs are set. * Friday, May 10, 1974 ·ifflimiiiiiiiiw^ In 8 Short Months You Can Become A Professional Beautician, and Enjoy the Unlimited Opportunities Beauty Culture Offers You! PLAN TO ENftOU IN ONE OF OUR JUNE OR JULY CLASSES Beauty Culture as your career u fascinating work --Assures you good pay, personal charm and in- dependente. Call today far information at no obligation to you. "Arkansas' Most Progressive School o/ Beauty Culture" | Ruth's Beauty College 1200 North College Av» -- Fayettevitk, Arkansas Phone 521-3571 THE FUN PUCE TO SHOP f OR THE ENTIRE FAMILY Daily Calendar of Events Tonight "Il's Cool in the Furnace," FHS Gymnasium, 7:30 p.m. SMITH'S Communication 2-Way Radio Tour 2-wsj- r*3!* For Your Prescription Needs See Us QUAKER DRUG V. E. Center City Parking Lot IB Rear Saturday Fayetteville School Orchestra Society, Downtown Flea Market, M p.m. Tri Delta Alumnae Club, Fayetteville Country Club, 12 noon Alcholics Anonymous, Wiggins Methodist Church, 7 p.m. JU-Anon, Wiggins Method'st Church, 7 p.m. Springdale Dance CJub, American Legion Hut, Springdale, 7:11 p.m. Dude* and Dolls, Asbell School Cametorium, 8 p.m. UMVERSTTY DCKSON · Another Way To Grow First National of Fayetteville is always reaching for another stage of growth, an attitude which has helped make it the complete banking facility it k today. So, it u no surprise that, in reaching for one more thing it can do for the community it serves, First National should reach for growth . . . to plant a tree and have a part in replenishing natural beauty. The staff of the Evelyn Hills branch - Mike Armstrong, Judy Downum, Dan Morrison and John McKenna - is shown here inspecting the pin oak newly planted in the mall. These are the people who offer invaluable service to you m helping nurture the growth of your money, as you earn, spend and save. JUST IN TIME FOR MOTHER'S DAY Prices Good Through 9 p.m. Saturday Pecan Clusters Reg. 2.10 Ib. Small Pecan Rolls Reg. 2.59 Ib. ' Cashew Carmel Paddies Reg. 1.89 Ib. Walnut Clusters Reg. 2.29 Ib. , , Almond Clusters Reg. 2.29 Ib. Mint Meltaways Reg. 2.04 Ib. | YOUR CHOICE 1" Lb. Fri. and Sat. Only Norelco Mr. Coffee 29.95 For excellent coffee in .seconds. 1 to 10 cup :apacity. Great gift lea. "Show" Terrarium 18 36 in. high 20" diameter. Crystal clear ptatic dome on sturdy plastic stand. Great gift for the plant loving mom. SPECIAL SHIPMENT Spring Weights Polyester Double Knit 199 I Yd. to 1.49. Practical jWf for HM woman

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