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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1925)
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YOUR HOME GROCERY'
1 YUE have for your Christmas and New Years
1 Dinner all the nice fresh Dainties necessary
I I to make up a most wonderful spread
Special Low Prices on Oranges
I Candies from 22 l-2c to 35c pound. Nuts
Fresh Vegetables of All Kinds
had been counting the days till Christ
mas when she was promised the dog
would be hers again.
Christmas morning when the door
bell rang, Suzanne flew down the stairs
to answer. There was an excited cry
of joy. "Oh mummy, come down and
see what's here." There in a basket
brought by the boy from the dog hos
pital was Nellie with six little puppies
Just like her. Suzanne was In love
with the pups.
"They're just a Christmas gift for
you from Nellie," said the boy and
closed the door behind him. Marlon
'), 1926, Western Newspaper Union.)
THE KIND THAT COUNTS
Beef, Pork and Veal
Try a can of Preferred Stock Cranberries
All ready to serve -
We have but one line of merchandise to
sell you, and that is
Maupin nXwO StOreS" Dalles
A Merry Christmas to All
for Miss Belinda
Promise to Teach Maid to
Read and Write, Most
By EMILY BURKS ADAMS
IHRISTMAS was In
where. The whole
happy, save per
haps one Belinda,
the German maid.
who had for six
months lived with
the Thoburns, a well-to-do family.
"Sure, Mrs. Toburn, I've done all I
thought Is right to do already, and
I'm pleased dot you like It."
"Yes, Belinda, and the house never
looked crettler. You're quite nn ar
tist as well as a cook. I'm glad you
gave up going to visit your sister, for
the good dinner tomorrow depends
upon you. We shall try to make it up
to you, Belinda, In some way."
"Oh, do you tlnk so, Mrs. Toburn
T nm sure nleased to know dot I am
ob service to you, and you are so good
to me already,'
said Belinda, with
a sigh, as she re
tired to her room.
old and young,
were radio enthu
tlasts, and were
greeting s and
you notice that
unusual for her?
I wonder If we
have gotten her
enough for Christ
mas? let's see
there's her beads, handkerchief, hose.
She will feel all right tomorrow. She
really doesn't mind missing the visit
with her sister, does she? She'd rath
er be doing all this for us, for serv
ing others Is what makes one happy,
Isn't It, mother?"
"Oh, yes, I suppose so, If the serv
ice Isn't too hard."
"Mother, what do you menu by serv
ice being too hard? I think we should
enjoy doing things for others. I can
never forget the quotation: To live
In the hearts of others Is not to die!'
I think we should eni"- dolus thin.?
for others and not think it hard.
"Well," intermpted Mrs. Thoburn,
"you seem to tlikik service hard, as
you wouldn't write those letters for
Belinda last evening, and one was a
Christmas letter to her sister. That,
probably was the cause of her sigh."
Amy was listening In and heard
over the radio: "Let every true Amer
ican, as a gift to himself, give the
promise that he will teach one for
eigner how to read and write, and In
so doing, help drive illiteracy from
mr land. A won
derful gift to your
self and to the
one taught 'As
ye have done It
unto the least of
these, ye have
done it unto Me.'
Amy looked at
Hie others, her
"(Mi, mother, our
Mogun for Educa
tional week was:
'Each one teach
one; ballots, not
"A fine slogan,
Amy, If put Into
practice," remarked Mrs. Thoburn,
Christmas morning all gathered
around the tree to open their pack
ages. Belinda stood In the back
ground, beaming at the happiness of
the others, for next to our own hap
piness is watching that of others. Box
after box was hnnded to Belinda, hut
Hie most beautiful of all was saved
until the last and presented by Amy.
"Here, Belinda, a lot of love with this
box; It contains paper, pencils, and
a book and my promise to you that
I'll tench you to read and write be
fore another Christmas."
"Oh, thank you. Miss Amy; dis Is
vot I most vanted already. Gott bless
(, 1926, Wttern Newpapr Union )
t'se one pound of brown sugar, one
fourth pound unsweetened chocolate,
shaved, and one-hall' cupful of water.
Boll same as fudge and before remov
ing from fire add a generous lump of
hotter and one cupful of walnut or
other nut meats or they may be omit
ted. After It Is poured Into n but
tered pun cut It In squares before It
He Think we'll have a green
She I hope so a "long gveen" one.
Maple Popcorn Balls
rop three quarts of corn and dis
card hard kernels. Melt one table
spoonful of butter in a saucepan, add
one cupful of maple sirup and one-half
cupful of sugar. Bring to boiling point
and let boll until mixture will become
brittle when tried in cold water. Pour
mixture gradually, stirring all the
while, over corn which has been sprin
kled with salt. Shape into balls, using
very little pressure.
Relay Chrfstrnas Plan j
SUCCESSFUL pre-Christnuu plan
for old and young in clubs, school
groups, etc., which lessens responsi
bility and labor, is a Relay Christmas,
when, a week or more before Christ
mas, a series of socials are ind ilged
in. One or more of the group is a
hostess, assisted by others who dec
orate, plan the stunts and game, ar
range the menu provided by the hc.itess .
and which consists of things usually
served as the first course of a dinner, j
The second social will be held tit an- j
other home with fitting food for the
second course in a Jinner,
If the hostess desires to pivsent
gift favors she plius a novel v;:y of j
distributing them. On packages on a :
line across a room, blindfolded guests
may tie Christmas tags on a parcel
which becomes his gift. Magic tricks
are performed and prize gifts are
awarded those who guess the tricks.
Winning in various stunts is an ex
cuse for a gift to be presented, the
object being that each guest shall re
ceive a package of equal valho. A
post office with postmistress may bold
a coveted gift which may be procured
only by performing some task or stunt
peculiar to the Individual.
The hist early social may be served
with popcorn, candy, nuts hi holiday
baskets distributed from a tree, or
cleverly hidden in the fireplace which
may later have a lire around which re
freshments are eaten.
This relay idea may bo carried out
during holiday week, called "New Leaf
Year" parties, with games savoring
of prophecy for the New Year. A New
Year's Eve wake may terminate fes
(, 192a. Western Newspaper Unh.r..)
to himself; he felt chilly but couldn't
venture out again. He took from hid
ing a bag of shining gold be felt of
it. started to put it back, but instead
took it to the Provident association.
"Use tills he said, for the poor. This
is the best Christmas I ever had and
I feel happy. It's because the sun
shines so warm, I suppose; never an
other like it, to me at least."
The sunshine continued and every
Christians was fair and happy and
joyous. Emily Burks Adams.
I. 1925, Western Newspaper I'nion. )
A GOOD SUBSTITUTE
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For Little Folks
It seems as though Sunta Clans has
gone to more troulde making tilings
for the little girls than the little boys
this year. There are complete tea
sets of lusterwnre, electric sets that
really cook food in sufficient quantities
for a good sized tea party, real cedar
chests, floor lamps, and sewing tables,
all just as nicely finished as the grown
Charity at Home
"Pardon me, sir, I nm soliciting for
our Christmas rummage sale. What
do you do with your old clothes?"
"Why, I brush them and fold tlieni
carefully at night, and I put them on
again in the ni"rr!ng."
Every Christmas Fair
and Happy for Swinton
IT WAS an unusual Christmas; Na
ture had made it so. The rosebuds
were still bursting into bloom; the
sunshine was broadcasting far and
near; a warmth that doesn't usually
continue was over the land; hut one
fire was needed and that the Christmas
lilnze, to kindle In the hearts of the
cold and scltisli tlio warmth and sun
shine which Clod had settled over the
land and intended for every heart.
Abe Swlntou came from his shanty,
yawned and looked around. Old
Scrooge himself couldn't bold a candle
to Alio, who was seilisll and stingy to
the bone. The chimes of too Kii'sL
cluirch were pealing forth ".Merry
Christmas, Merry Christinas ! Merry
Christmas to all !" The hoys and girls
were playing In the street mid shouted
to Abe: "A Christinas of sunshine
and (lowers, wo bring you today. We
hope you'll enjoy I hem and your
grouch will pass away."
Abe went Into his 1ml and inultered
What to Give?
When one thinks of what to give all
old friend for Christmas, the HrM con
sideration is. "Now what did I give him
last year?" Perhaps that is as good
a way as any to open the question of
New Year's resolutions.
Santa a Curiosity
Juil Tunkins says he- wishes there
were a Santa Clans, because it would
be such a relief to have a straii.ei'
drive up to the house and not try to
sell him something Washington Eve
Just Before Christmas
The hour was very late.
Little Willie Mnuima, where do you
suppose Santa Clans is right at this
Mother I wish I knew.
Origin of Carols
Few. -tf :itt,v Christinas carols
ever sting In Scotland. vV'jI'e
earliest: times the custom lin
universally prevalent In England.
France, Italy nod other countries oi
the European continent.
The Christmas Sock
Christmas Eve is about the only
lime a stocking is nearer vMnde than
The Willing Worker
Now father makes a dozpful paure,
A tired and allKbtly blue man.
A merry myth la Santa Claim,
But father's only human.
Many Words That Add
to Christmas Seaccn
t i rORDS come to our lips so easily
VV that we do not always appre
ciate how glorious some of them are,
and how much they mean to us.
Think of the words that add to the
Christmas season I Every one of them
has a significance and a Christmas
meaning of Its own.
There are greens and there are rib
bons. There are gifts and there Is
Yuletlde. There Is sleigh and there
There are bells and there Is cheer.
There Is the bright fire, and the
frosty air. There are sleds and sun
shine on the snow and the glow of
There is happiness and there are
candles. There are wreaths aud holly
There is Santa Claus for the chil
dren and friendly voices wishing one
and all a Merry Christmas and a
Happy New Year.
There Is the postman and there Is
s small child by the old chimney.
There is plum pudding and mince pie
und turkey and cranberry. There Is
the Christmas tree and children talk
ing of reindeer.
There Is tinsel and there is holiday
candy. There are stockings and there
arc Christmas decorations.
There are surprises and there are
And all of these things have such
beautiful sounds. The words them
selves nre so wonderful. They mean
so much. No other words would be
And best of all Is the word Christ
mas. It Is the year's most glorious word.
Mary Graham Bonner.
(, 1955, Western Newspaper Union.)
Six Puppies, Nellie's
Present for Her Mistress
T'HF.RE was to be no Christmas
A party for HMIo Suzanne Hansen.
The family wag In. dire financial diffi
culties and it was mutuaUy agreed
among them all that for this one
Christmas there) 'would be no exchange
of gifts. Suzanne was disappointed
that there wuld be.no surprises, but
she comforted herself with the thought
that she would at least have Nellie, her
faithful dog, to play with Christmas
Day. Nellie had beem given to her the
Christmas before by her uncle and she
had been Suzanne's constant, com
panlon up until ah(tat a month ago
when th dog was suit away "to the
hospital," her mothifr had explained.
Suzanne had been post unspeakably
lonely all thamonti jwlth.no pal, and
From the Air
W ?tii fea VsA
yjwivirj inc uiiesi nuvvs iiuits, $;ituiu n
operas, band and orchestra mus
ic, sermons, market reports, etc.
to the delight and entertainment of
all. This is made possible by radio,
which has displaced the phonograph
and relegated the piano to the silence
of the closed parlor. No home is com-
nletp without a radio receiving set, which may be
instnllpd anvwhore and at anricc almost as low as
M you'd pay for a phonograph. We arc agents for
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to sum tod ii Pkcm& wm&
Richmond's Service Stsu
Either of these radio sets would mike a m st acceptable Christmas Ril't rJg