Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 12, 1974 · Page 7
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July 12, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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i Head Start Nurse To Be Missed While On Vacation Mrs. Mary E. Wright is taking a month's vacation. A 30-day leave of absence I not unusual and industries gear for the annual vacation sche- POU! dule.-for full time employes, but keys. Mrs, Wright is a volunteer. A registered nurse, who is retired-from the.Veteran's Administration Hospital, Mr'j. Wright has been active in the Head Start Day Care Center since its inception in 1967. "She · h a s . devoted" so myc'i time to the program I think of her as an integral part of it, not a volunteer" said Mrs. Christine Childress, director who has also been with (he program since it was organized Mrs. -Wright is health representative for the Fayetteville Center. :She assumes the responsibility of ranking appointments for medical and dental services for the childiu). She also provides transportation Jill maintains the health room A . the center and checks records *] for the youngsters enrolled, - .·-·'· '-* Mrs. . \Vright, ", a '-native "tit Lebanon, Mo. arid a i;n of St. Luke's Schtinl of Nursing in St. Louis, plans to attend the annual conference of the First Christian Church .in Lima. Peru. She is one of a 10 mem her'delegation from the church in Fayetteville. Following the conference she and Mrs. Virginia Howard and Miss Thc-kla Decker will embark on a three- week -tour of South America. Her itinerary includes stops in Paraguay, Rio de Jan^o. and Buenos Aires At Retail Produce Counters Melons, Com Lower Priced GOOD BUYS POULTRY^Fryers, eggs, turkeys. PORK -- Hams and picnics, sausage, shoulder roasts, bacon ham hocks. BEEF -- Ground beef, chuck roasts, round steak. OTHERS Milk, cheese, liver, bologna, franks, tuna, frozen fish, ice milk. ·' : VEGETABLES -- Potatoes onions, cabbage, squash, celery, carrots, tomatoes; dry beans, peas, rice; canned vegetables, FRUITS -- Bananas, peaches, melons, oranges, canned and frozen juices.. By MESCAL JOHNSTON In retail produce counters, Arkansas peaches and tomatoes are welcome offerings; but there are other items of interest. Grocery store prices are lower than they have been for watermelons, cantaloupes, perfect product may be a better buy. Healed growth cracks or growlli deformities, for example, cause trimming loss but usually do not affect flavor. It price for this tomato is low :nough, it may be a : good buy. However, hard spots, sunburned areas, bruises, and . unhealec cracks are usually a - S i g n , or cause of spoilage.- -Tomatoes that have these signs of poor quality to be a waste of money at any price. The ideal stage of ripeness [or tomatoes at the time they are bought varies with the sto rage they have received. From grocery store produce counters it is usually best to buy toma toes that are exactly as rip as you like them. From auc tions, fields or roadside mar kets, however, partially ripe to matoes maybe an acceptable choice. The reason: Grocery the 30 lo -VI pints oi canned or frozen stew tomatoes that a bushel (53 pounds) would yield is worth $10 to $17. The 4 to 10 pints that may be canned from a lug (20 pounds) of tomatoes would cost $4.50 to (5.50 for canned tomatoes. To prepare tomatoes for canning by the cold-pack method, wash toamtoes. dip in joilihg water for 30 seconds to loosen skins, then plunge intc eld water. Remve skins anc osen skins, then plunge into lot regulation canning jars am cover with hot tomato juice Place 1 teaspoon salt in quarts Cover sealed jars with warm valer to at least 1 inch above ops of jars. Bring water to a mil Process in boiling water 40 minutes for pints to 45 minutes for quarts. To freeze toamtoes, wash, remove stem ends, peel, and quarter ripe tomatoes, Cover and cook until tender, 10 to 20 minules, Place the pan of tomatoes in a large container of cold water to cool. Pack cooled tomatoes into plastic or glass freezer containers, leaving 'A inch head space for pints or 1 inch for quarts. Seal, label, and freeze. iniiiiiuiimiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiiiiiinTM f* (TIMBSphoto by Bay Gray) .SHE WILL BE MISSED ... Mrs. ^Wright examines Gayle Butler, while Vernon Daniels awaits his turn Announcements I .Washington County Legullthe office of Lisle ant! Jacoway ; Secretaries Association willlin Springdale. Rudy Moore Jr., 5 meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday .inlwill speak on the legislature. Thrift Tip Patch a small hole in a wall with toothpaste instead of plas- lerL' Squeeze paste from tub? into the hole and wipe off excess immediately. If walls are not white, touch up with matching paint after the paste has dried and hardened. Births WASHINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Gabbard of Elkins, a daughter, July 8. Mr. and Mrs. Jessie E. Laird of Huntsville, a daughter, July 'Mr..and Mrs.;.Gary W. Corn ett of Wesley, a son, July 9i .Mr. and Mrs! Daniel'. E. Nichols of Fayetteville. a sol. July 9. Mr. and Mrs. Opnie L. Phillips of Prairie Grove, a daughter, July 9. Mr. and Mrs. James D. Sheo- perd of Pea Ridge, a son, July and 1 corn. Also,- summer harvest time"-'-'" brings-'.'opportunity for quantity purchase Of many fruits and vegetables at open markets and roadside'stands. Tomato supply from southeast Arkansas fields is heavy this year, with more of this season's tomatoes having been shipped by the end of last week than during last year's entire harvest. Though the peak of the southeast Arkansas crop is near, homegrown tomatoes should be available through this month or longer. Price will vary .-widely with quality, quan- tity;-i-artd-30urce.-By comparison to oahned- tomatoes, however; fresh tomatoes can offer good values at fairly high-sounding prices. BUYING TOMATOES In Arkansas, the richest flavored tomatoes are available E. during local harvest season. This is because many of the tomatoes that- are sold locally have ripened beyond the pink stage that is ideal for shipping, providing the crisp texture and full flavor that, comes with the fully, vine-ripened fruit. Ideally, each shopper would store tomatoes are. usually-, refrigerated between ··· purchase and sale, while-those- sold at auction or open markets are often brought from field to market in unrefrigcraled trucks and sold without having ever been chilled. Desirable as refrigeration is for ripe toamtoes. it is not the best storage for partially ripened ones. Tomatoes that have been held at refrigerator temperature for several hours are likely to soften when returned to room temperature for. ripening.- -. VALUE OF- v , PRESERVATION Since this time .last .year; canned toamto prices have increased by about one-third and may increase more. With this situation, families who have h o m e g r o w n tomatoes c a n doubtless save money by can- TT WOMEN Friday, July 12, 1974 · 7 niiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiinimiiraiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiinniniiM Daily Calendar of Events Saturday Farmer's Market, Old Post Office Square, 7 a.m Legal Secretaries Seminar, Downtown Motor Lodge, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. , buy only ---perfect tomatoes at the stage of ripeness she prefers. Top quality tomatoes are plump, crisp, smooth, and free of hard places or sunburned areas with an even all-over color. Actually, this ideal tomato ning or freezing them, even if containers must he purchased. For that matter, home preservation may \ save mony even if both fruit and containers must be purchased. 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