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    Illin o is V a lle y N e w s . Th u rs d ay. D e c e m b e r 29. 1949
HOUSfHOLV
M ÍM 0S ...
The Home Workshop
Holiday Fetes
Basically Same
A Feeding Station for Birds
NEW
YEAR
Feeding House Brings
Food, Visits Common
M a rk of New Year
W hile N ew Y ea r ce le b ra tio n s In
a ll co u n trie s are b a s ic a lly s im ila r,
the re are m a n y in te re s tin g v a rla -
tions and spe cia l features. F o r e x ­
am ple, the K in g 's ho n o r lis t p ro ­
vides g re a t in te re s t and excite m e n t
in E ng la nd.
In F ra n ce and G e rm a n y, the h o li­
day is m a rk e d by fe s tiv itie s re ­
sem b lin g those in the U n ite d States,
and the g re a t citie s, such as P aris,
take on a c a rn iv a l atm osp he re on
N ew Y e a r’s Eve.
P oland, L ith u a n ia , and Czech­
o slova kia observe N ew Y e a r
w ith a rou nd o f c a lls by the
people, and w ith o ffic ia l recep­
tions. In these co u n trie s, tables
are p iled high w ith food and
d rin k and vast q u a n titie s of
both are consum ed on the eve
of the new ye a r as w e ll as on
New Y e a r’s D ay. G ifts , too,
are exchanged.
A gold coin is baked in a cake
by
New
Y e a r’ s ce le b ra n ts
in
Greece. On New Y e a r’s m o rn in g
the cake is cut in to as m a n y slices
Omens of good and bad lu ck
alw ays have been associated w ith
the New Y ear, a ll founded m o re or
less on the supposition th a t su­
pre m e power was vested in an un-
seen d e ity who could b rin g good
lu ck i f p ro p e rly appeased, and m ete
out punishm ents i f offended.
A m ong the old su p e rstitio n s are
m an y q u a in t custom s th a t have
been observed fo r cen turie s and
have come down alm ost to th is day
and age. They in clu d e :
To b rin g good lu ck, one m ust
w ear som ething new on the fir s t
day of the yea r. T h is is an old
E n g lish belief.
In some p a rts o f E n g la n d and
Scotland it is believed to be un-
Birds to the Window
I ir. th e s p rin g w ill p r o b a b ly sto p
' w ith y o u f o r th e s u m m e r , if yo u
n a v e th e ir l i t t le c o tta g e s a ll re a d y
fo r th e m .
• • •
P a tte r n 276 coats 25c. O rd e r d ire c t from
W O R K S IO P P A T T E R N SE R V IC E
D raw er 10
B e d fo r d
H ills .
New
Y o rk
INTRODUCTORY OFFER
I
M otorists c la im 20* s a v in g s in g a s o lin e !
T he ACCEL AM IZER fits a ll 6-eylin d er
c a r s , r e-ro u te s g a so lin e to g iv e s e n s a ­
tion al p ep. p o w er, p ick u p ! S p e c ia l intro­
d u cto ry p rice: S3.50 (R e g . So.451 A g e n ts
w a n te d : 3 u n ite for p r ic e o f 2. T en -d ay
m o n ey -b a ck g u a r a n te e . N o C O D 'S. S en d
c h e c k , m on ey-ord er to:
Q I A I H E I M n iS T R lB I T IN G CO.,
•»MU N . L om bard S t., P o r tla n d 3, O regon.
B IR D S AT Y O l’ K W IN D O W
T H E B IR D S th a t do n o t go S o u th
* fo r th e w in te r w i ll e n jo y one o f
these fe e d in g s ta tio n s . See s k e tc h
fo r d e ta ils . T h e ro b in s r e t u r n in g
S o GOOD
tes
G u a ra n te e d
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
ALWAYS POPS
L e t S a la d s A d d C o lo r to M e a ls
HowTo Relieve
T e r m in o lo g y
lu c k y to leave the house on New i
A n E n g lis h s a ilo r , on le a v e in
Y e a r’ s Day u n til some o u tsid e r has
New
Y o r k , m e t a n A m e r ic a n
entered in.
A c c e n t on S a la d s
s a ilo r w h o s tr u c k h is fa n c y . T h e
I.Y N N C H A M B E R S ’ M E N U
There
is
also
an
old
su
p
e
rstitio
n
UST A B O U T T H IS T IM E o f yea r,
E n g lis h m a n in v ite d th e A m e r ic a n
C ream ed H a m and T u rk e y
concerning the w e athe r to ld in an
Creomuision relieves prom ptly because
to h a v e a d r in k w ith h im .
m a n y hom em akers get in to a ru t
on B is c u its
old legend as follow s:
it goes right to the seat of the trouble
" S o r r y , p a l, " r e p lie d th e A m e r ­
• bout th e ir salads. T h e ir excuse is
•M o ld ed T o m a to Salad
“ I f New Y e a r n ig h t w ind
to help loosen and expel germ laden
ic a n g o b , “ b u t I ’ m on th e w a te r
th a t there a re n ’ t enough in g re d i­
O live s
C e le ry C urls
blow eth south,
phlegm and aid nature to soothe and
w a g o n .”
ents to give them any salad in s p ir­
I t betokenetb w a rm th and
C a rro t S ticks
heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial
ation.
“ W a te r w a g o n ? " re p e a te d th e
g ro w th ;
P e a r Pie
mucous membranes. T ell your druggist
Beverage
E n g lis h t a r , p u z z le d , “ w h a t in the
To prove th e y 're w rong, and, too,
to sell you a bottle of Creomuision
I f west, m uch m ilk , and fish
•R ecipe G iven
w
o
r
ld
does
t
h
a
t
m
e
a
n
?
"
th a t salads can be c o lo rfu l and
w ith the understanding you must like
in sea;
T h e A m e r ic a n bo y e x p la in e d th e
the way it quickly allays the cough
a ttra c tiv e in w in te r as in sum m e r, in g w a te r. Cool. G rin d c ra n b e rrie s |
I f no rth ,
m uch cold and
p h ra s e . T h e E n g lis h m a n se e m e d
or you are to have your money back,
here a r c
some and orange, in c lu d in g rin d , using
storm s th e re 'll be;
q u ite p le a s e d w ith th e e x p re s s io n
e xce lle n t recipes fin e k n ife o f food chopper. D ra in I
I f east, the tre e w ill bear
a n d d e c id e d to use i t a t th e n e x t
th a t not o n ly are o ff ju ice . Add sug ar and s a lt to !
m uch fr u it.
for Coughs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis
o p p o r tu n ity .
A fe w d a y s la te r
tops in taste ap­ c ra n b e rry m ix tu re . Com bine a ll in ­ as the re are m e m b e rs o f the fa m ­
I f no rth ea st, flee it, m an and
ily
,
and
the
one
re
c
e
iv
in
g
the
coin
so
m
e
o
n
e
a
ske
d
th
e
E
n
g
lis
h
m
a
n
to
peal but also in gre dients and p o ur in to in d iv id u a l
b ru te ."
is considered to have m u ch good
h a v e a d r in k .
appearance.
I t was considered u n lu c k y also
m olds. C h ill in re frig e ra to r u n til lu ck in store fo r h im .
„ ___
»
kt
i
R e a lly , o ld c h a p ,” th e E n g lis h
N o w 's the tim e fir m .
fo r one to m ake a present on N ew
•,
,
, " ... ,
Huge b o n fire s are b u ilt by
.
u j » , u
i s a ilo r d e m u r r e d
p o lit e ly , “ I ’ m
to b rin g o u t those
Y
ea
r
s
u
n
til
one
had
fir
s
t
been
re-
i
u
-
„
-
, u * , , ii „
i,.,.
B u ffe t Salad
peasants o f B u lg a ria as a New
d
r
e
a
d
fu
lly
s
o
r
r
y
,
b u t I ’ m s it t in g
in te re s tin g m olds
ceived.
Y e a r's g re e tin g to th e ir frie n d s
a s tr id e th e w a te r in g c a r t yo u
(Serves 8-10)
to see w h at m a g ic a l q u a litie s they
in near-by v illa g e s . I t is on th is
k n o w .”
1 -4 cups diced cooked veal
can y ie ld to m e a ltim e . Now, too,
day also th a t B u lg a ria n s an­
Is the tim e to ra id the canning
l - ' i eups diced eouked ham
nounce a rm y pro m o tio n s. C a rol
P h ilo s o p h e r
Try This Delicious
2 eups cooked elbow m aca­
cupboard to see w h at you can do
s in g in g is an im p o rta n t fe a tu re
A
lo
v
e
-
s
m
itte n y o u th a s k e d an
ro
n
i
w ith s u m m e r canning e ffo rts to
Chewing-Gum
Laxative
of the B u lg a ria n c e le b ra tio n s.
o ld - m a r r ie d m a n f o r a d v ic e on
m ake m enus in te re stin g .
1 -4 cups chopped celery
• W h e n y o u r o ll a n d to s t a i l n ig h t - feel
In Sweden, one fo rm o f ob se rv­
m a r r ia g e . T h e o ld m a n s u m m e d
3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
h ead ac h y a n d Ju s t aw fu l because you need
ance is th a t of h ig h o ffic ia ls in ­
A lm o st e ve ry nation on e a rth it u p t h is w a y :
a lax ativ e — do th is . . .
1 -4 teaspoons sa lt
ERfe A R E TW O R E D salads
s c rib in g th e ir nam es in a huge has w elcom ed the New Y e a r w ith
Chew teen - a - m in t - d e lic io u s ch ew in g -
* L o v e is th e s t a r m e n lo ok up
4 teaspoon p a p rik a
w ith fro s ty w h ite trim m in g s
g um lax ativ e. T h e ac tio n of teen - a - m in t s
book at the palace o f the kin g . T his some fo rm o f cerem ony, not, h o w ­
to as th e y w a lk a lo n g an d m a r ­ sp ecial m ed icin e " detovrs " th e sto m ac h .
3
tablespoons
m
inced
pars­
w hich w ill g lo rify the ta b le and
appears to be in lie u o f an o ffic ia l ever, on the same date o r in the
ria g e is th e c o a l-h o le th e y sudden-
T h a t Is, i t d o e s n 't a c t w hile in th e sto m ­
le y
s tim u la te ja de d appetites as w e ll
j rece ptio n. In th is n o rth e rn land it same way.
ach , b u t on ly w h en f a r th e r a lo n g in th e
| ly fin d th e m s e lv e s flo u n d e r in g in . ”
Vi cup chopped sweet pickles
as g iv in g the fa m ily th e ir v ita m in s
is the custom also to d riv e to
low er dig estiv e tr a c t ...w h e r e y o u w a n t It
The D ru id s celeb rated the New
2 teaspoons pre pa red m ust­
to a c t. Y ou feel fine ag a in q u ic k ly I
and m in e ra ls the easy w a y:
chu rch in sleighs e a rly on New Y e a r on the shortest day of the I
N o t In te re s te d
ard
A nd s c ie n tis ts sa y c h e w in g m a k e s
Y e a r's m o rn in g . T orches are c a r­ yea r, the tim e , in th e ir belief, when 1
•M o ld ed T om ato Salad
zeen - a - m in t ' s fine m ed icin e m o re effec­
VI cup m ayonnaise o r salad
M r s . G iv e n s — “ D a r lin g , yo u
rie d to lig h t the way.
the sun w h ich had tu rn e d aw ay
ti v e —"re a d ie s" It so It flows g e n tly In to
(Serves 6-8)
dressing
lo o k e d so h a p p y w ith th e C o u n t.
th e sy ste m .G e t eeen - a - m in t a t a n y 1 ( 1 ,
in w in te r then tu rn e d hom ew ard,
I tablespoon lem on ju ir e
d ru g c o u n te r-2 5 * , 50* o r o n ly . . . . I U "
2 cups tom ato ju ic e
W h y d id n 't y o u m a r r y h im ? ”
b rin g in g w ith it lig h t, w a rm th and
M is s T a k e — “ O h , he w a s ju s t a
2 s m a ll hay leaves
C om bine diced vea l and ham .
good cheer.
teaspoon salt
fo r tu n e - h u n te r , g o in g a ro u n d w id ­
Rinse m a c a ro n i w ith cold w a te r,
The
sup erstitio ns
th a t
c lu ste r
. FAMOUS CHEWING CUM LAXATIVE
o w -s h o p p in g .”
2 teaspoon lem on Juire
d ra in th o ro u g h ­
around the da y began w ay back in
I tablespoon un fla vo re d gela­
ly and add to
the tim e o f these sun w o rship pe rs
tin
m eat. A d d a ll
The Scotch, who re a ct w ith re­ when the p riests led the people to
«, cup eold w a te r
o t h e r In g re d i­ s tra in e d enthusiasm to C h ristm as, the forests of the gods fo r s m a ll
1 cup dieetl encum ber
ents, m i x i n g
w elcom e the New Y e a r w ith a ll the sprigs of m istle to e w h ich w ould
)4 eup sliced, stuffe d olives
lem on ju ic e w ith Joy and m e rry -m a k in g possible to b rin g them health and p ro s p e rity
2 cups ro le slaw
m ayonnaise be- i th e ir usu ally ta c itu rn nature.
fo r the year.
fo re
a d d in g .
S im m e r to m a to ju ic e w ith bay
On New Y e a r's E ve the w assail
So im p o rta n t was the event the
M ix w e l l but bow l goes round and round, fille d people m arched in processions to
leaves fo r 15 m inutes. R em ove bay
lig h tly .
C h i l l w ith savo ry liq u id , n o sta lg ica lly the groves, led by the priests, and
leaves, add seasoning and lem on
and serve in in- J fra g ra n t.
luice. Add g e la tin w h ich has been
the re the m istle to e was cu t w ith
softened in cold w a te r and s tir d iv id u a l le ttu ce cups. G a rn ish w ith
Apples flo a tin g atop the wassail sickles of gold.
u n til g e la tin dissolves. C h ill m ix ­ p im ie n to cut in strip s.
bo w l s tir m e m o rie s o f the "a p p le -
tu re u n til it begins to set, then add
h o w lin g ” when boys sw itched the
M olded W in te r Salad
Y o u k n o w — lik e m illio n s o f o th e rs — how
cucum ber and olives. F ill rin g
tru n ks of f r u it trees p e titio n in g a
w o n d e rfu lly e ffe c tiv e V ic k s V a p o R u b is
(Serves
61
mt I and le t c h ill u n til fir m . U n ­
| “ good h o w lin g c ro p .”
w h e n yo u ru b i t on.
1 cup seedless ra is in s
m old
Somehow the "la m b 's w o o l," as
lettuce leaves and f i l l
N o w ...h e re ’s a m a z in g , sp e cia l r e lie f w hen
1 package le m o n -fla vo re d gel­
enter w ith cole slaw.
I the de cora tion o f the w assail bowl
th e r e ’s m u c h c o u g h in g o r stuffiness, t h a t
New
Y
e
a
r's
D
ay
alw
ays
has
a tin
“ c h o k e d -u p ” fe e lin g . I t 's V a p o R u b in S team
often is called , seems re m in isce n t been a c tiv e ly celebrated in the
Snow Cap Vegetable Salad
. . . a n d I t b rin g s r e lie f a lm o s t in s ta n tly /
2 cups hot w a te r
i o f young folks ru sh in g to the n e a r­ U n ited States, and fro m C o lon ia l
(Serves 4)
P u t 1 o r 2 sp o o n fu ls o f V a p o R u b In a
2 tablespoons fin e ly cut green
est s p rin g at the stroke of 12 to
tim e s to the present It has been
v a p o riz e r o r bo w l o f b o ilin g w a te r. T h e n —
1 .1 ounce package crea m
c h ili pepper
d rin k the "c re a m o f the w e ll” be­
b re a th e in th e s o o th in g , m e d ica te d vapors.
a day o f g re a t sig n ifica n ce .
cheese
4 cup fin e ly sliced celery
cause the fir s t to do so could expect
E ve ry b re a th eases c o u g h in g spasms, m akes
The P residents have rece ive d the
3 tablespoons lig h t cre a m
3 slices canned pineapple
good lu ck fo r the ensuing year.
b re a th in g easier A n d to p ro lo n g r e lie f— ru b
p u b lic at g re a t receptions on th a t
I tablespoon chopped parsley
L e ttu ce
H andsel
M o n d a y—t h e M onday day, and the custom o f v is itin g
V a p o R u b on th r o a t, che st a n d back.
I envelope p lain ge la tin e
M a yoniiaise
a fte r New Y e a r's D a y —is tra d itio n ­
frie n d s and re la tiv e s Is one w h ich
Use it in steam . . . Rub it on, loo!
1 12-ounre can m ixe d vegeta-
Rinse and d ra in ra isin s. D issolve a lly the " b ig d a y " fo r Scotch boys has su rv iv e d u n til the present.
I le Juices
g e la tin in hot w a te r. S tir in ra is in s ' and g irls .
In the “ gay n in e tie s ” th is v is ­
i cup chopped green pepper
and c h ill u n til th ic k but not fir m .
itin g back and fo rth a tta in e d a
j i up chopped onion
F o ld in c h ili pepper, ce le ry and
trem en do us vogue and the young
blades of the c ity and tow n looked
ise and crea m w ell. cubed pineapple. P o u r in to six in ­
m ix in parsley. Put in one la rg e or d iv id u a l m olds and c h ill u n til fir m .
fo rw a rd to the event w ith the keen­
est a n tic ip a tio n .
fo u r
s m a l l U n m o ld on le ttu ce and g a rn ish w ith
S till New Y e a rs' Day seems to
greased
salad m ayonnaise.
be g ro w in g even m ore in p o p u la rity
m olds. Place in
F ru ite d G e la tin
X p
and the average A m e ric a n feels
r e frig e ra to r
to
(Serves 6)
lo s t" unless he has some plans to
c h ill. Soak ge la ­
1 tablespoon g e la tin
go s o m e w h e re " and "d o som e­
tin e in t< cup
4 cup cold w a te r
th in g " on New Y e a r's Eve.
X
vegetable juices.
1 cup b o ilin g w a te r
Add pepper and
'« cup lem on Juice
onion
t o
re m a in in g
vegetable
2 tablespoons sugar
lulces mid b rin g to a boil. Add gel­
*,
teaspoon salt
a tin ; cool
P our vegetable Juice
2 oranges, diced
m ix tu re in m old on top of cheese.
The nam e
Ja n u a ry
is de­
2 bananas, sliced
C h ill in re frig e ra to r fo u r hours or
riv e d fro m the tw o -fa re d god
1 cup seedless grapes
u n til fir m .
Ja n u a ry.
Lettuce
In m ytholog y he was o r ig i­
M olded C ra n b e rry Salad
M ayonnaise
n a lly the god of lig h t and day,
(Serves 6l
Soak tog ether fo r fiv e m inute»
but h r g ra d u a lly becam e re­
( I IX K U Y U I I I It . . . th is la
1 package lem on fla vo re d
the g e la tin and cold w a te r. Dis-
garded as the god of the begin­
a
ty
p
ic
a
l
lln
llty
x
o
n
d
conception
g e la tin dessert
aolve in b o ilin g w a te r. Then add
n in g of things.
of w hat the New Y ear is like ,
1-*« tu p s b o iling w a te r
lem on ju ice , sugar and salt. C h ill
The beginning of the y r a i was
but it p ro ba bly w o n 't m ake
2 eups cra n b e rrie s
g e la tin m ix tu re u n til it begins to
sacred to Janus and a fe s tiv a l
m
uch
d
iffe
re
n
ce
to
you
In
your
'» orange
th icke n . Then add oranges, ba­
In his ham r. called A nia, was
ce le b ra tio n
Xnd if you c a n 't
H cup sugar
nanas, and grapes. Rinse m o ld
e e le ln a le d A t the beginning ol
th in k ol a n yth in g good about
*s teaspoon sa lt
w ith cold w a te r. P ou r salad in to
any im p o rta n t u n d e rta kin g tils
1919, Just rcm cm t>cr tha t w ith ­
i . ( t ip f r u it Juice (drained
m olds and continue to c h ill u n til
ad vice
and
assistance
were
out It we w o u ld n 't be haying
fro m ground fr u it)
fir m ly set. Serve on le ttu ce w ith
sought
1950.
D issolve g e la tin dessert in b o il­ m ayonnaise.
(Set Recipe llelou)
Bronchitis
I
CREOMULSION
W HEN SLEEP W O N ’T
COME AND YOU
FEEL GLUM
Nations Have Own
New Year Customs
H
Scotch Unrestrained
In New Year's Joy
FEEN-A-MINT
For Stuffiness,
Coughs of Colds
U.S. Public H oliday*
A ll S tate-P ro claim ed
DON’T WAIT UNTIL TOO LATE!
$
r. >
1950
Two-Faced Janus
DRIVE SAFELY
THIS WINTER
L Y N N S 4Y S:
N ovel Entxl Ideas
M ake C ooking I v e ilin g
C id e r sherbet goes n ic e ly as an !
a p pe tizer w ith m eals d u rin g th is
season. M ake lik e any o th e r shor- ,
bet, s u b s titu tin g apple r id e r fo r
ju ice s in the recipe.
T ty m ashed squash tn a cas­
serole w ith a m e rin g u e topping if
you w a nt to dress up a hum ble
vegetable To 2 beaten egg whites,
add 1 teaspoon sugar, s a lt and pep- i
per to taste and 4 teaspoon pap- ,
|
rata.
Folks who lik e kid n e ys w ill lik e
them p
placed on skew ers a lte rn a te d
w ith w h ile m uslu otn caps and
squa is of bacon G r ill and serve
w ith «hoe-string potatoes.
I f you add
m e le fto v e r bla ck
col e to y<
ne xt baked bean
dis s y o u 'll
,e folks w o nd erin g
ever ga
the beans such a
good fla v o r!
You w o n 't f ir 1 this on a red uc­
in g d ie t, but it s good: m ix some
coconut w ith v a n illa ice and serve
scoops o f it w ith a ric h chocolate
sauce.
Feasting Holds Important
Place in Holiday Rites
S
e b th at home and abroad
■■a p a rt o f tha
New Year observance, it is in te r­
esting to know som ething o f the
’f th
essonal
the Ameri­
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a re-
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or goose Th e ch ie f
.ild
p lu m pud-
"Remember —
the Life You Save
M a y Be Your O w n *
Lincoln Held Significant
Reception Cn Nsw Year’s
One of the :
ever tc
Y e a r's r ic e , !
House w i
place at the V
-oln in II
by P resident
ry I. that
was at noon. J
a rd e a rn
ta ry o f state
em a n cip a tio n prt
P reside nt for
"1 have beer
k o'clo ck th i! me
rig h t hand is aim
p a ra l
said to Seward
ih« Presi rl n
-NAnONAl iAHTV COUNCII
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