^^Â·Â·Â·Â·Â·Â·^ ,,., Friday, July 19, 1974 Â· 3 niDiiniiiiiM^ Â·Â« Â· I i T! i i t supply Less Than Usual State Peaches Available At Vary ing Prices MR. AND MRS. DITMARS .. .jottowing their June 27 marriage at the First Christian Church in Prairie Grove Ditmars-Smith Vows Exchanged. GOOD BUYS P O U L T R Y -Fryers, eggs, turkeys. PORK - Hams and picnics, sausage, shoulder roasts, bacon. BEEF - Â· Ground ' beef, chuck roasts, round steak. OTHERS!- Milk, cheese, liver, bologna, franks, tuna, frozen fish, canned biscuits. VEGETABLES - Potatoes, onions, cabbage, squash, celery, carrots, tomatoes; dry beans peas, rice; canned vegetables. FRUITS - Bananas, peaches en: juices, frozen melons, oranges, canned and f r o z e n juices. By MESCAl, JOHNSTON Arkansas peaches, less plenti ful'than usual, are available al widely varying prices. At or ohards, open markets, and grocery store, prices are above those of last year; but the same will probably be true of the new pack of commercially cannet and frozen peaches. Right now carinned ones are harder to fine ;han fresh ones; but the cannei supply should soon be ample. For regular diels.the wisdoir of canning peaches varies with families, - depending on prici they must pay for peaches, time available ' for home preserva tion, and preference for horn or commercially canned peach es. For sugar-free diets, there'. ho question that money cian be saved by h o m e Canning peaches. The same is .true o frozen peaches, for both regula and sugar-free diets. VALUE OF PRESERVATION A bushel of peaches (4 pounds (yields 18 - to 2 quarts "of canned peaches. I most cases, home - canne peaches are more closely pack ed than commercially canne ones, so an accurate compar: son of cost of actual canne fruit is difficult. However, ne weight ( p e a c h e s plus liq uid) of a b u s h e l home-canned peaches is th same as that of 20 to 27 siz Z'A cans. At 45 c e n t s a can this, means a cost of $9 to.$ for the commercially canne peaches that could be replace by home-canned ones from bushel. A family that has jar would need to buy about pounds of sugar and 2 doze lids to can each b u s h e l niniraiiiipiiimiimninnmiitniiitiiraitiiiiiiii Births Miss- Paula Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Smith. Â·;Â· became the ! bride of". Frankie Ditmars, son of Mrs. Juanita . Ditmars and the late J. C. Dit- -.Â· mars, all of Prairie Grove, in - a double "ring ceremony on - - Thursday June 27 at 7 p.m. at ; "the First Christian Church in ' Grove. ' '"--' The Rev. Trew Lockart of- ficiated before candelabra en' : twined with greenery and yel- -"' low bows. Baskets containing " y e l l o w gladioli and white chrysanthemums w e r e placed on either side of a wedding arch and family "pews'were marked with white satin bows. Mrs. Lynn Nail played traditional wedding music before and during the ceremony. Presented in marriage, by her ".'. -father, the bride wore a gown .'. of. Nylostar over satin with a "v ruffled neckline and high bo- . .dice. Sheer fitted sleeves ..with . lace around the wrists were ' fastened with satin covered but'-" tons. A chapel train was encir- ''.-cled with ruffles., Her veil was 'Â·f, Â· secured with a bow and s h e ,,- carried a cascade bouquet of y e H o w mums with white ";' streamers. The bride's g o w n ' ' was made by G e r a l d i n e "," Curtis of Lincoln. Â·/ Miss Paula Scenogle of Prai- Â· rie Grove was honor attendant. ':'Â·'Â· Bridesmaid was Connie Hodi v - g e s , also of Prairie Grove. They ---were attired in identical long Â·" dresses of yellow checked ging- " ham with a ruffled neckline, fitted bodice, short puffed sleeves ?Â· and a gathered ruffle at t h e * hemline. They carried a long\-,. stemmed yellow rose with ,.'Â· baby's breath tied with yellow ,"-; streamers. Dennis Smith of Texarkana, Tex , served as best man, 'Randy Cook, Texarkana, was groomsman, and ushers and candlelighter w e r e Rickie Smith, the bride's cousin of Siloam Springs, and Mike Trout of Fayetteville. Miss Jackie Ditmars of Little Rock was in charge of the guest book. Mrs. Smith chose a pink and Â·white flowered street-length dress and Mrs. Ditmars wore a floor-length dress of p u r p 1 e dotted swiss. They both wore corsages of white roses. A reception was held immediately following the ceremony in Fellowship Hall. The bride's table was covered with a white cloth trimmed in lace and her bouquet served as the centerpiece which was also decorated with wedding bells tied with yellow satin ribbon. The tiered yellow wedding cake was lopped with a miniature bride and groom. Serving cake were Mrs. Kenneth Johnson and Mrs. Henry Bond of Prairie Grove, and punch was served by Miss Carolyn Carney of Â· Prairie Grove and Mrs. Mike Trout of Fayelteville. When the couple left for a wedding trip, Mrs. Ditmars was wearing a p i n k halter dress and jacket of seersucker. The couple is at home in Prairie Grove. Guests of honor were Mr. and Mrs Jack Ditmars of Prairie Grove, grandparents of the bridegroom, Mrs. Lillie Smith of Prairie Grove and Mrs. Enola Davis of Lincoln, grandmothers of the bride, Mrs. W. J. Butcher of Prairie Grove and Mrs. Pauline Snodgrass of Summers, aunts of the bride, and Mrs. Ethel Cosby of Prairie Grove, aunt of the bridegroom. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Ottie Rich of Aura, Mo., Miss Elsie Scott and Miss C o e t t a Harriman of Fayetteville, Mr. and Mrs. Leek Holt and Billie Sue, Miss Mittie Davis and Mrs. Lora Davis, all of Westville, Okla. REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Au tin of Bentonville, a son, Ju 16. . Mr. and Mrs. Carroll D. Co ston of Fayetteville, a son, Ju' 16. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse G. Ph: lips of Prairie Grove, a so July 16. Â· Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Shackleford of Fayetteville, son. July 16. , . . Mr. and Mrs. Louis Robe Williams of Springdale, daughter, July 16. aches. The cost for these ms is about $2.20, leaving .80 to $9.80 per bushel for aches if home-canned ones e to Cost the same as com ercially canned ones. Commercially frozen peaches re more expensive than'can- ed pnes, making home r e e z i n g of peaches a Igger saving than home a n n i n g. A bushel ol caches yields 32 to 48 pints frozen peaches, equal to a ast 48 ten-ounce or 30 sixteen unce packages. At curren rices, 48 ten-ounce packages ost $27, and 30 sixteen - ounce ackages cost $22. If you have ontainers on hand, you coul ay $3.40 for 10 pounds of su ar, $1 for anti-darkenlng a ent, and $9 for a bushel Â· o eaches and still spend only bout half the retail price o n equal amount of commer ially frozen peaches. CHOOSING PEACHES Whether you're buying peach s for immediate use or for pre ervation, looks are more tha tin deep. Some good peache ave lots of pink or red blush ther good peaches have ver ttle red coloring. Select peacl s that have a creamy or ye owish color background. At thi tage, they will continue to rip Â·n. Bass up peaches that hav ;reen ground col or .becaus hey will not ripen after pick ng. Most peaches have fuzz surfaces when they are harves . but the fuzz is often remove jefore the fruit is marketed. Pass ; Â«P soft-ripe, shriveled or bruised peaches, as well a hose with hard knots or deca ed spots. Unless you get thes peaches at greatly reduce cost, extra time required ph ow yield may make t h e m a expensive purchase. Peache sold at orchards as over-ripe EXTENSION : :Â·: HOMlMAKERS CLUB MEADOW VALLEY There were. 20 members an several guests present for tl July meeting at the Ozark Ele trie Cooperative Building. Mrs. Doris Manker was elec ed chairman of the club's Fa Booth and Mrs. Opal Hart an Mrs. Vera Guinn were name to work in the scholarship b zaar at the upcoming coun fair. Mrs. Louis Lierly, chairma of the county committee of th Arkansas Children's .Hospit announced Campbell Soup h given 500 cases of soup to th hospital and the donation w delivered to the hospital by W lis Shaw Frozen Food Expres During the past 10 years t company has given more th 10,0000 cases to the hospital. Mrs. Vera Gui the right stage for shipping, rchard over - ripes m a y be out right for canning or Scouts To Make Pilgrimage To Explorer Base Fayetteville - Springdale Boy couts and Explorers are mak- ng preparations for a high ad- enture trip to the mountains ! Philmont Scout arid Explorer ase in the mountains of New Mexico. The expedition will represent le West Ark Area Council Boy icouts of America and will con- ist of almost 90 scouts and seen leaders. Local adult leaders re Jim Ferguson and Wally ordes. Scouts will leave today from Fort Smith, traveling to Phil- lont by bus. En route to the 14-square mile ranch, the ex- edition will meet their ranger vho will lead and train them n the trail for the first three lays of their wilderness trek. On the Philmont trails, scouts vill participate in varous pro;rams offered in many mpun- ain camps by more than' 400 rained staff members. These programs include earth science, [old panning, rock climbing, irchaeological study, digging, mrro packing and horseback iding. Arriving home Aug. 2, they will be counted among the 275,)00 other .scouts who have mel :he rugged Philmont challenge. Each scout is proof that 'America's Manpower begins with Boypower." cost lese than those that are freezing on the day they are purchased. By the pound or bushel peaches should be handled with care as they bruise easily. Let partially ripened peaches mellow up at room temperature. Use ripe ones immediately or seal in plastic bags or covered containers and refrigerate. KEEPING COLOR Without special treatment, the rich color of peeled peaches turns to an unappetizing brown soon after t h e y are peeled. This browning results from a chemical union of oxygen with the flesh of the peach.'It can be prevented, but once the change has occurred, the origi nal color cannot be restored. A simple method of prevent- ng browning in dessert peaches s this: Dissolve 1 tablespoon of honey in 2 tablespoons of lot water and dip peach pieces nto the solution. This is effective for about an hour. C o l o r may be kept in canning peaches by dropping peeled peaches into a solution made of 2 tablespoons of vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt to the gallon pi water. For the more permanenl effect necessary in home freezing, ascorbic acid is needed Pure crystalline ascorbic acid may be bought at drug stores or commercial preparations containing ascorbic acid may Warm Weather To Continue By The Associated Press Thunderstorms- dotted the na- ional weather picture from the Northern Plains to the north Atlantic coastal region today, with most of the nation enjoying mild temperatures. One storm dumped golf ball size hail near Bovey in Northeast Minnesota, and 72 miles per hour xvinds struck Grand Junction, Colo., causing some damage to aircraft, trailers and power lines. Niagara Falls, N.Y., was soaked by an inch of rain, and almost that much fell at Chadron, Neb., and Tucson, Ariz, Temperatures before dawn ranged from 91 at Needles, Calif., to 52 at Quillayute,.Wash. Â·XPERT WATCH REPAIR . Â· Â» Â· " Â· I . / . SWIFTS nNmrth Wnrfc St. Announcements The Gospel Sound, a singing group, will appear at the Greenland Community Church at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Daily Calendar of Events Tonight ; Retired Officers Group, Holiday Inn, Springdale, 5:30 p.m. SMITH'S Communication 2- Way Radio Tour 2-way radio b rfcetnvfcs ftae* N. Comet For Your Prescription Needt SeeU* QUAKER DRUG Zt E. Center -- Â«Z424 City Parking tot IB Rear Friday Farmer's Market, Old Post Office Square, 7 a.m. Veterans of World War I and Auxiliary, Hillcrest Towers, 12:30 p.m. Ti-Counly OBers, American Legion Hut, Spnngdale, 7 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, Wiggins Methodist Church, 7 p.m. AI-Anon, Wiggins' Methodist Church, 7 p.m. Dudes and Dolls, Asbell School Cafetorium, 8 p.m. The TIMES Is On Top of The News Seven Days a WeeVl ascorbic acid or W to 1 teaspoon commercial preparation 'or each quart of peaches, tha peaches are peeled, slice them into a quart container, sprinkling each peach with the mixture as you prepare it. Package and freeze peaches immediately. . . at most grocerj some department 'be bought stores and stores. To keep peaches from turning brown as they are prepared for freezing, mix % to two-thirds cup of sugar wjth M teaspoon 6 3 /4% 7Y2% Vie have * savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association 201 N. 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