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    Illinois Valley News. Thursday. December 9. 1948
Y u le C ro o k s
F o o l M i ll io n s
r
C h ris tm a s is a tim e o f jo y am ong
m en of good w ill— and the busy sea-
•on
fo r
C h ris tm a s
racketeer».
E v e ry ye a r m illio n s o f innocent and
careless people are duped by these
m eanest o f crooks.
HOUSEHOLD
M EM OS
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Sis
C h ris tm a s racke te ers take ad­
vantage o f people's n o rm a l tenden­
cy to be c h a rita b le d u rin g the
C h ris tm a s season* These fa ke rs
often fool the p u b lic by im ita tin g
fam ous c h a ritie s o r re lig io u s in s ti­
tutions. A few yea rs ago groups of
m en and wom en appeared on the
streets o f several c itie s in blue u n i­
fo rm s trim m e d w ith red. T hey used
the w o rd “ A r m y " in th e ir nam e,
and a t firs t glance appeared to be
m em b ers of the S a lva tio n A rm y .
W ith ta m b o u rin e s in hand, they
w ent up and down re s id e n tia l streets
s o lic itin g a t C h ris tm a s tim e . They
took in a lo t o f m oney, fo r th e m ­
selves. N o t a penny o f th is m oney
helped b rin g a m e rry C h ris tm a s to
a needy home.
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Holiday Sweets
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CHAMBERS* M E N U
B aked H a m and Sweet Potatoes
W a ld o rf Salad
H o t R o lls
Succotash
B everage
P ineapple C h iffo n P ie
1
2
1
4
egg, separated
cups flo u r
teaspoon cin na m on
cups pecans, chopped
C re am b u tte r and su g a r; beat in
egg yo lk, then flo u r sifte d w ith c in ­
na m on ; blend in pecans. Spread
th in on a b u tte re d fla t tin . Beat
egg w h ite s tiff and spread on top.
Bake in a hot (375-degree) oven fo r
e ig h t to 10 m in utes, then c u t in
squares w h ile s till w a rm .
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1
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M aple C ream s
cup m aple sug ar
cup lig h t bro w n sug ar
cup w a te r
teaspoon alm on d e x tra c t
W aln ut m eats
T H E F IR S T of the recipes in th is
Cook the sugars and w a te r to the
pa rad e o f h o lid a y sweets is a chewy
soft b a ll stage (240-degrees); add
typ e th a t keeps w e ll and is e x tra
, alm on d e x tra c t. Cool to lu k e w a rm ,
good ea ting . M ake one re cip e o r
1 then beat u n til c re a m y b u t firm .
tw o, b u t I gu ara ntee th a t even th a t
Knead u n til sm ooth, fo rm in to sm a ll
w on’t be enough as soon as the
b a lls and press a w a ln u t m e a t in to
w o rd gets aro un d how re a lly good each ball.
P a rty Chews are:
Chocolate T a ffy
P a rty Chews
1 cup bro w n sug ar
cup corn syru p
(M akes 40 l'j- i n e h squares)
-1 cup w a te r
' i cup b u tte r o r sub stitute
1 cup molasses
34 cup brow n sug ar
' 1 teaspoon sa lt
1 cup sifte d flo u r
2 tablespoons b u tte r
2 eggs
4 ounces chocolate, m elted
1 cup bro w n sug ar
1 tablespoon v a n illa
1 teaspoon v a n illa
' t teaspoon sa lt
C om bine fir s t six
ingre die nt».
1 cup shredded coconut
Cook s lo w ly, s tir r in g co n sta n tly un ­
1 cup oven-popped ric e cereal
t i l m ix tu re boils.
1 cup chopped nut meats
Cook to <290-de-
B lend b u tte r and sugar th o ro u g h ­ grees) the soft-
ly . A dd flo u r and m ix . Press m ix ­ c ra c k stage. Pour
tu re on b o tto m o f a shallow ba kin g in to a bu tte red
pan <9 x 13 inches). Bake in a p a n a n d t h e n
m o d e ra te (350-degree) oven about p o ur c h o c o la t e
15 m in u te s o r u n til a de lica te brow n. o ve r candy and
B eat eggs w e ll. A dd sugar g ra d u a lly as e d g e s c o o l,
and continue be atin g u n til m ix tu re fo ld in t o w a r d
is lig h t and flu ffy . A dd fla vo rin g , the center. Add
sa lt and coconut.
Blend in ric e v a n illa and continue fo ld in g u n til
cere al and nut m eats. M ix w e ll and cool enough to pull. P u ll u n til cold
spread on baked crust. Bake in a and cu t in to pieces.
m od era te oven about 25 m inutes.
H E R E IS a cookie w h ic h is v e ry
Rem ove fro m oven and cut in to
m u ch lik e the p ra lin e fo r w h ich
squares w h ile w a rm .
the South is ro fam ous.
Pecan M olasses B row nies
" i cup flo u r (*» cup plus 2 ta ­
B ra z il N ut P a ttie s
blespoons)
(M akes 36 p a ttie s l'j- in e b e s in d i­
a m e te r)
' i teaspoon salt
1 cup pecan m eats
2 ’ t cups sug ar
rup b u tte r
-:i ru p m ilk
cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons b u tte r
cop pure d a rk m olasses
l ’ < cups coa rsely chopped
egg
B ra z il nuts
1 teaspoon v a n illa
S ift flo u r, m easure and s ift tw ic e
w ith salt. L ig h tly m ix in broken
P lace tw o cups sug ar and the
pecan m eats, re ­
m ilk in a saucepan. H ave o ve r low
s e r v i n g a fe w
heat and s tir u n til sug ar is dis-
w h o le o n e s f o r
I solved. W hile sug ar s y ru p is cook­
d e c o r a tio n .
in g place re m a in d e r o f sugar in a
C re am b u tte r and
• heavy saucepan and s tir co n sta n tly
sugar
th o ro u g h ­
o ve r low heat u n til a lig h t brow n
ly. Blend in m o­
s y ru p is fo rm e d . Add to sug ar syru p
lasses and w e ll-
s lo w ly and cook to 236 degrees o r
beaten egg. Add
when a soft b a ll is fo rm e d when
d ry in g r e d ie n t s
some o f the s y ru p is dropped in
a n d m i x w e ll.
cold w a te r.
Place dough in to a square pan
R em ove fro m he at; add b u tte r
(e ig h t-in c h ) and a rra n g e pecans on
and beat u n til m ix tu re thickens
top o f dough. Bake in a m oderate
and begins to lose its gloss; add
(350-degree 1 oven fo r 20 m inutes.
B ra z il nuts and v a n illa . D ro p fro m
C ut in to s m a ll squares.
tablespoon on heavy w axed paper.
I f candy gets too firm , add a table
Pecan Cakes
spoon o f w a te r and place o ve r heat,
(M akes 24 2-ineh sq o a i, -
m ix in g u n til candy m e lts, then con­
1 cup b u tte r
tin u e d ro p p in g fro m spoon.
I cup sugar
Released by WNU Features
L Y N N SAYS:
Here are Short Ideas,
Long an Taste Appeal
M ush roo m soup is a good b ra is in g
liq u id to use fo r vea l steaks. When
the steaks are tender, th icke n the
liq u id and serve as gra vy.
H ave you e ve r trie d cooking
sh o rt rib s w ith to m a to pulp, green
pepper and a b it of g a rlic ?
The
fla v o r’s w o rth it !
I f you have any s m a ll baskets
le ft, these are e x c e lle n t containers
fo r popcorn balls, cookies o r je llie s
ar.d preserves.
I f you have beverage glass tra y s ,
p a in t these red. green o r w h ite to
freshen them . Place Je lly glasses
on these W ra p the w hole th in g in
cellophane and tie w ith gay r ib ­
bons.
A n y w h ite box can be decorated
w ith sticke rs and stars to m ake
a fine co n ta in e r fo r any food p re s­
ent.
T ra y s o f f r u it are b e a u tifu l to r e ­
ceive Use assorted fr u it , grapes,
nuts. h lasses o f preserves o r je lly ,
a few s m a ll p a cx.ig i « of cookies and
m ake y o u r own g i l t
• H u r r y —ru b in B en -G ay fo r fast, soo thin g, g e n tly
w a rm in g r e lie f! In s is t on te m rin o B en -G ay, th e o rig i­
na l B au m e A nalgesique. B en -G ay con tain s up to 2 V2
tim e s m ore m e th y l s a lic y la te and m e n th o l—tw o p a in -
re lie v in g agents k n o w n to e v e ry d o c to r — th a n fiv e
o th e r w id e ly offere d rub-ins. B en -G ay acts fa st w h e re
yo u h u rt.
U sing such ruses, it is e stim a te d
th a t C h ris tm a s ra cke te e rs a n n u a l­
ly ra ke in o ve r $100.000,000 d u rin g
the C h ris tm a s season.
To avo id being "ta k e n in " by 1
C h ris tm a s racke te ers, m ake the
b u lk o f yo u r c o n trib u tio n s to es- '
10-16
ta b lish e d agencies, such as the Red
Y oked F ro c k
Cross, C o m m u n ity Chest, ch u rch -
supervised c h a ritie s and lo ca l in s ti­ VOUTHFUL and smart is this
tutio ns w h ich have proved m e r it 1 * yoked frock for the teen-age
miss. The demure Peter Pan col­
and perm anency.
Plan Your Christmas Goodies Now
C H R IS TM A S is the tim e when the
la rd e r is co n sta n tly ra id e d and
h o m e m a k e rs
h a v e to p la n
m ore than enough
to ta ke care o f
snack ideas the
fa m ily comes up
w ith a t a m o ­
m e n t’s notice.
C h ris tm a s is a
tim e when good­
ie s a r e in d e ­
m and. H ave sev­
e ra l ja r s o r tin s o f cookies ready
i f you w a n t to keep the sweet tooth
satisfied. W ith the gala recipes I ’m
g iv in g you tod ay, everyone is ce r­
ta in to be satisfie d!
I t is n ’t enough ju s t to have sev­
e ra l kin d s o f de le cta ble cookies on
hand. Y o u 'll need candies, too, and
p ro b a b ly some fe stive popcorn balls
to place on the tree.
• • •
Youthful Yoked Frock
For Teen-Aged Misses
Christmas Caroling
By Swiss Brethren
One o f the m ost im p re s s iv e
! C h ris tm a s custom s in S w itze rla n d
! is the “ S in ging a t the F o u n ta in ,"
by the S ebastiani B ro th e rh o o d in
the p ictu re sq u e spa tow n o f Rhein-
1 felden.
A c c o rd in g to the Swiss w r ite r ,
G o ttlie b Wyss, the custom had its
o rig in in 1540, when a plague sweep­
in g th ro u g h m a n y lands v is ite d
R heinfelden.
T w e lve m en fo rm e d
a b ro th erh oo d in honor o f St. Sebas-
, tian , p ro m is in g to p ra y to h im to
| safe gua rd th e ir tow n fro m fu r th e r
1 distress. T hey also un dertook to
nurse those a fflic te d by the plague
1 and to b u ry its v ic tim s .
P estilence in m e d ie v a l days was
ascribed to e v il s p irits in the w a ­
te r, and when the S ebastiani B re th ­
ren m a ke th e ir rounds o f seven
fou ntain s on C h ris tm a s E v e the y
s ta rt at the fo u n ta in in the "F ro s c h -
w eide” w here the plague sta rte d in
the sixte e n th ce n tu ry. T h e ir song
dates back to the M id d le Ages.
F o r th e ir C h ris tm a s E ve sin g in g
the 12 B re th re n are dressed in d a rk
clothes and b la c k s ilk tophats. As
the nam e o f C h ris t is m en tion ed in
th e ir song, the y un cove r th e ir
heads.
Also fo r Paia due to COLDS, MUSCLE ACHE, and STRAINS.
Ask for Mild Ben-Cay for Children.
lar has a pert bow. A purchased
belt snugs in a tiny waistline. Try
a brightly colored plaid fabric
with crisp white collar.
• ♦ ♦
Pattern No 8367 is for sizes 10. 11. 12.
13. 14. 15 and 16 Size 11. short sleeve.
3’ » yards of 39-inch;
yard for collar
The Fall and Winter FASHION offers a
wealth of sewing Information for the
home dressmaker —speeial features, fab­
ric news, free pattern printed inside the
book . . . 25 cents.
" W e c lu n g to m e
w i t h o u r f i n g e r t ip s
SEWING CIRCLE PATTERN DEPT.
530 South Wells St.
Chicago 7, 111.
Enclose 25 cents In coins for each
pattern desired.
Pattern No_______________ Size____
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Electric and Mechanical Toys
E le c tric toys should never be
handled w ith w et hands. I f a young­
ster has been p la y in g in the ra in
o r snow, he should put on d ry clo th­
in g before p la y in g w ith e le ctric
toys. A heavy m itte n w orn by a
ch ild when using a p lay e le c tric
Iron o r stove w ill help prevent hand
bum s. A ll e le c tric toys should be
of approved design and construc­
tion such as those be a rin g the label
of the U n d e rw rite rs ’ L a b o ra to rie s,
Inc. A ll e le c tric toys should be
m a intained In a safe condition. A t
the fir s t sign o f a defect, the neces­
sary re p a irs should be m ade o r the
to y discarded.
RELIEF AT LAST
For Your COUGH
Creomulsion relieves prom ptly because
i t goes right to the seat o f the trouble
to help loosen and expel germ laden
phlegm and aid nature to soothe and
heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial
mucous membranes. T ell your druggist
lo sell you a bottle of Creomulsion
w ith the understanding you must like
the way it quickly allays the cough
o r vou are to have sour money back.
Four of us were proceeding up Mobile Bay io a 26-foot cruiser
* hen— crashl-our boat struck a submerged log! A hole gaped
in the hull! Vi e realized the boat would sink quickly!
|H
A "W e swung the c ra ft
A around so that it foun­
dered in fairly shallow wa­
ter. There was a 40-mile an
hour wind. Only the top of
the cabin was above water.
"W e began sign allin g
with a flashlight as dark­
ness covered the bay. At
last, a tanker got our dis­
tress signal and radioed a
near-by Coast Guard station.
After we had dung to
™®the cabin top for three
hours, a Coast Guard boat
arrived. We can thank our
flashlight—and its long-last­
ing Eveready batteries—for
our rescue!”
CREOMULSION
for Coughs,ChestColds, Bronchitis
Chicago M useum of Science and In dustry.
Señor R a lp h P erec m e lts lik e
w ax in S eñ orita C o rin a V alades’
a d m irin g gaze. A m in u te ago he
was proud and stro n g fo r he ac­
co m p lish e d the d iffic u lt fe a t of
b re a k in g
open the
tra d itio n a l
M e x ic a n C h ris tm a s p iñ a ta . The
p iñ a ta is a la rg e c o n ta in e r filled
w ith sweets and toys.
s_____________
Middle Age Yule
Lasted M any Days
D u rin g the M id d le Ages people
d id n 't lik e sho rt holidays. A n y cele­
b ra tio n th a t la ste d less than a week
ju s t w asn’t w o rth w h ile .
The e n tire C h ris tm a s season, fo r
exa m ple, was celeb rated in equal
fe rv o r w ith th a t now shown on
C h ris tm a s day. In some lands the
ce le b ra tio n la ste d fro m D ecem ber
24 to J a n u a ry 6—T w e lfth N ig h t—
and n oth ers fro m D ecem ber 21 to
F e b ru a ry 2.
iv t a fA D v
EHltS
F l a sh lig h t
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T h a t mu CANT MA' THfM
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Are you going through the func­
tional ’middle age’ period peculiar
to women (36 to 52 yrs.)7 Does thia
make you suiter from hot Hashes,
feel »0 nervoui. hlghstrung. tired?
Then do try Lydia E. Plnkham's
Vegetable Compound to relieve aucb
aymptoms. Plnkham's Compound
also haa what Doctors call a ato
machlc tonic effect I
V LYDIA E. PINKHAM’S com /
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NOTICE
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f I'VE CHANCED TO
CAMELS. THAT
3O-PAY MILDNESS
TEST WON M E
OVER. FOR.
keeps !
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For brighter lig h t and longer life in ym
flashlight, insist on "Eveready" flashligl
batteries—America's largest-selling bran<
TS« r«*lat»r«4 trad. mart
Its rs a d y " dlatlr><alal.M pr.niitetä af
N A T IO N A L C A R B O N C O M P A N Y , IN C .
N Haat 42nd Street, N»w Y ark 17, N . Y.
f a n a/ L'afse Carl« 4« QpQ
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CAMELS \
ARE SO M ILO !
AND THEY HAVE
SUCH A
wonderful
y
FLA VO R !
y
E v e n tu a lly these long celebra
tions got out o f hand and becam e
such w ild org ie s th a t the P u rita n s
forba de the ce le b ra tio n o f C h rist- ,
m as in the y e a r 1644. I t was not
u n til 1678 th a t C harles I I re-estafc
lished C h ristm a s.
Boar Gets Credit
For First Plow
The w ild b o ar has been revered
fro m
e a rlie s t tim e s as h a vin g
ta u g h t m a n k in d the a r t o f plow ing
by ro o tin g In to the ground w ith his
tusks.
P re -C h ris tia n D ru id s, ce le b ra tin g
the w in te r solstice, o ffe re d a b o a r’ s
head to the goddess F re ya and. be­
cause o f its food value, the b o ar has
alw ays been an im p o ita n t p a rt of
fe stive m enus.
C amel M ildness
• Make the Camel 30-day test! When hundreds of men and women recently,
from coast to coast, smoked Camels exclusively foe 30 days in a similar test,
noted throat specialists who examined the throats of these smokers every
week — a total of 2470 examinations —reported
KO THROAT IRRITATION due to smoking CAMELS