The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965, March 18, 1943, Image 7

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    Civ ilian llaldls Change
Under Imparl n! Total War
This Is total war. Today Is on trial that tomorrow's out*
look may ho brighter, Horn of wartime necessity, startling
c hanges have come over this fair land of ours Our old way
of life has been tossed Into the discard for the duration so we
may devote every ounce of energy towards crushing tire
Axis, These pictures mark a few of the changes total war
has wrought on the home front.
Thene he® ftrh take farm f»h*t than itiv
inn their hit on the foml prmlHi'liim line,
The “6oys,”
shown at the right,
are from 45 to 83
years old. They are
pinch-hitting as
telegraph messen
gers in Chicago, as
all youthful mes
sengers have either
gone to war or
have been a b
sorbed by war in
dustries. Girls, too.
are now being used
for messenger
In summer it's “twenty de
grees cooler inside but look at
u hat theaters are bragging about
in these days of fuel oil shortage.
The fact that a theater is heated
by coal seems to be even more
important than the shotc.
On leave of absence from
Brainerd, Minn., where she is
city court judge. Miss Eleanor
Nolan is shown doing kitchen
police duty at the If .4 AC army
training center at Fort Des
Moines, Iona.
Who teas it that said that grass would some day grow in our
streets? Gas and tire rationing has just about made that prediction
come true. Photo. made at mid-day in the heart of a Boston tloun
toten shopping district, shows an impromptu baseltall game.
Plenty of windows open to take your bets, but there are no
races today. Pleasure driving restrictions resulted in suspension of
racing at Tropical Park, Miami. A few employess stand at a win
dow discussing the situation.
A class of American W om
en s Voluntary Service learns
hoic to sate wood lengthwise.
gf -' v . * i m * °
Today’s Cake Fixings Are Simple. Food Saving
»See Recipes Below)
Bake Your Own!
Those of you who have chosen
homemaking as a career can set
aside a hall day
for baking your
own goodies right
in your own oven.
There are few
things nicer man
coming into a kitchen full of busy
bustling, testing the cake, plump
ing fat loaves of bread on racks to
cool, or packing cookies in fresh
wax paper for pantry shelves—for
those fine boys in the service!
When sugar rationing first came
into the picture, most of us feared
that it would not allow enough for
home baking needs, but we have
found ways to make sugar stretch.
Or, perhaps we should say. corn
syrups and honey to make baking
With eggs up in price and fats
becoming scarce, we have changed
our recipes to fill these needs, too!
Today’s recipes may not call for
the quantity of materials that yes
terday’s did. but they can make
just as tempting a product.
•Hot Water Sponge Cake.
(Makes 2 8-inch layers!
1 cup sifted cake flour
1*4 teaspoons baking powder
*4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
*4 teaspoon lemon juice
6 tablespoons hot water
Sift together flour, baking powder
and salt. Beat eggs until thick and
fluffy, about 10
minutes. Add
sugar gradually,
beating constant
ly until thick
enough to hold a
soft peak. Beat in
lemon juice, add
hot water, and beat until thick after
each addition. Fold in flour in small
amounts. Bake in ungreased tube
pan or lightly greased layer-cake
pans in a moderate <350-degree) ov
en. A tube cake takes 45 minutes
to bake, layer cakes 25 to 30 min
Ever tried a fragrant gingerbread
baked in a ring? The slices can be
fairly thin and the cake will really
go far! Or, you can fill the center
with apple sauce and serve as a
Gingerbread Ring.
1 cup molasses
1 cup sour milk
2*4 cups sifted flour
1% teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ginger
H teaspoon salt
1 egg, well beaten
H cup melted shortening
Mix milk and molasses. Sift dry
ingredients. Add to milk and mo
lasses, then mix in egg and shorten
ing and beat until smooth and
Lynn Says:
Tie a String Around Yonr rin
ger: The technique's different
when you do your own vegeta
bles—and you must keep these
pointers on tap if you would get
the most out of them:
Peel potatoes thinly—their min
eral treasures are hidden right
under that skin.
Use green vegetables as soon as
possible after buying. They lose
quantities of their vitamin C just
sitting and being exposed to air.
Add dressing immediately to
vegetables and fruits after cut
ting them. The coating prevents
some vitamin loss.
Put away the soda box when
cooking green vegetables. It's
alkaline and destroys vitamins.
Shell peas or lima beans only
just before using. Wash leafy
greens just before cooking The
percentage of vitamin loss will
be lessened.
Start cooking frozen foods be
fore thawing. It is believed that
less vitamin C is destroyed by
that method.
This Week’s Menu
Breaded Pork Tenderloin
Seven Minute Cabbage
Riced Potatoes
Grapefruit-Carrot Salad
Whole Wheat Bread Butter
•Hot Water Sponge Cake
Peaches Beverage
•Recipe Given.
creamy. Pour into a greased pan
and bake in a moderate oven 30
It might be said of this cookie
that it’s spice and all things nice—
but you'll notice I didn't say sugar,
because it uses corn syrup:
Raisin Cookies.
(Makes 50 to 60 cookies)
!4 cup shortening
1 enp white corn syrup
1 egg
*4 teaspoon cinnamon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla
2*4 cups flour
!4 teaspoon salt
»i teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup apple sauce
*4 cup chopped nutmeats
't cup chopped raisins
Cream shortening with corn syrup
and egg. Add flavorings. -Sift dry
ingredients together and add to
creamed mixture. Alternate dry in
gredients with apple sauce. Fold in
chopped raisins and nuts. Drop by
spoonfuls on a greased baking sheet
and bake in a moderate oven 15 to
18 minutes.
Who ever heard of carrots in cook
ies? Well, the surprise is a nice
one. and the cookies are popping full
of vitamins when you make:
Honey-Carrot Cookies.
(Makes 5 dozen!
2 cops sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Va teaspoon soda
14 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoon cinnamon
H teaspoon nutmeg
2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nutnicats
!4 cup shortening
1 cup strained honey
2 eggs, well beaten
1 cup grated raw carrot
Sift dry ingredients together. Sift
again. Add oatmeal, raisins and nut
meats. Mix well.
Cream shorten
ing. add honey,
creaming thor
oughly Add eggs,
then carrots,
beating well. Stir
in dry ingredients
and blend thor
oughly Drop by spoonfuls on a
greased baking sheet. Flatten with
a floured fork. Bake for 15 min
utes in a 350-degree oven. Store
only when cold.
Whole grain, especially oatmeal,
is rich in that important morale
vitamin. Bl, or thiamin, as it is
sometimes called.
Oatmeal Refrigerator Rolls.
M cup shortening
3 tablespoons sugar
1H teaspoons salt
% cup boiling water
1 cup quick-cooking oatmeal
1 cake yeast
H cup lukewarm water
1 egg, beaten
Pi cups all-purpose flour
Add boiling water to sugar, salt,
shortening and oatmeal Stir well.
Cool to lukewarm. Soften yeast in
lukewarm water, then add with
beaten egg to oatmeal mixture. Stir
in half of flour, add rest of flour.
Place in a greased bowl. Cover
with waxed paper and store in re
frigerator. When needed, remove
from refrigerator and form into clo
verleafs in greased muffin tins. Cov
er and let rise in a warm place un
til almost double Bake 12 to 15
minutes in a 425-degree oven.
Lynn Chambers welcomes you to
submit your household queries to her
problem clinic. Send your letters to
her at ITestern Newspaper t'nion, 210
South Desplaines Street, Chicago, Illi
nois Don’t forget to enclose a stamped,
self-addressed envelope for your reply.
Released by Western Newspaper Union. I
Wy VIRtllN'M VAl.fc
Relt-sted bt Wetter® Nrwspanrt Chtn*
'I'HR public Is cheated bc
Jl cause Paramount doesn’t
always shoot Susan Hayward
in technicolor; her red hair
and reddish-brown eyes that
almost match it are something
to look at! Visiting in New
York when “Reap Ihe Wild Wind’*
was being released nationally, Su
san was Interested In seeing old
friends fvotn Brooklyn, her home
town, buying clothes, seeing the new
plays, rather than being formally In
troduced as a successful young star.
She’s remarkably pretty — without
benefit of makeup, except lipstick.
Clara Bow was the first Brooklyn
redhead to make motion-picture his
tory: Susan Hayward has the looks,
talent and personality that should
make her the second.
Michael Harvey, husky six-footer
making his screen debut in “So !
Proudly We Hail" with Claudette
Colbert, Paulette Goddard and
Veronica Lake, is the third of three
“youngsters” who grew up together
In Atlanta to hit motion pictures.
The others are Evelyn Keyes and
Dixie Dunbar. The girls beat Har
vey to the screen; he stacked up a
record in Broadway plays before
Hollywood got him.
All of a sodden Turkey has become
▼ery important to motion-picture
makers; three studios have an
nounced that they'd do pictures with
Turkish backgrounds. Columbia's
is “Constantinople," Taramount's
“Dateline—Istanbul,” Republic's ei
ther “Istanbul" or “Ankara."
Marilyn Maxwell. Metro starlet,
returned from a five-week Victory
Caravan trip for work in “Salute to
the Marines” with this advice about
how to rate A-l when visiting the
1-As. Be gay. wide awake, peppy
and active; be sure your hair is
| combed, your make-up fresh, your
stocking seams straight; be yourself
—there’s only one Hedy Lamarr!
Don’t wear slacks; be interested in
the man, not his uniform; know how
to talk; don’t dish out a line—he
probably knows yours better than
you do.
Thirty-four-year-old Edward Dmy
tryk, director of "Hitler’s Children,”
has had 20 years’ experience in pic
tures. He started as an errand boy
in Paramount’s laboratory, working
after school and vacations, was a
projectionist when he entered col
lege, and two years later went to
Hollywood as a cutter. Three years
ago he turned director.
Dirk Keith, the "Bright Horiion"
aClor, was so well liked by the fans
of another radio serial that letters
piled in demanding that he marry
the hrrolne. That was impossible,
since he played a character so
wealthy that, if the heroine mar
ried him, she’d have no troubles—
and there’d be no more serial. The
problem was solved by killing him
off at the wedding ceremony.
Peggy Allenby. actress on Phillips
H. Lord's "Counterspy,’' regrets the
realism which Jay Hanna, the direc
tor, brings to his work. Arnold Moss
playing a Nazi spy, had to slap
Peggy, but at rehearsal the sound
made by the sound effects man
didn’t satisfy Hanna. He and Moss
went into a huddle, and when the
program went on the air Moss really
slapped Peggy, and hard!
Have you formed the habit of lis
tening to “The Man Behind the
Gun”? Now broadcast Sunday eve
nings over CBS, it brings us the war
stories that are making American
history, gathering them from all
branches of the service; William N
Robson, who directs it, traveled
some 10,000 miles and often was with
the men under actual combat condi
tions to get background for the
ODDS AND ENDS-Johnny, the
Call Boy, will be gbirified in the “Stage
Door Canteen” film as the only til ing
trade mark . . . Because of his outstand
ing performance in “The Hard If «>”
Dennis Morgan has been assigned hv
Jack I. Warmer to the co-starring role
opposite Ann Sheridan in “The Gay
Nineties“ . . . Horace Brahm, of radio’s
"K e Ixtve and Learn “ it playing nurse- ,
maid to five kinds of dogs- lefl with
him when their owners went into the
armed services . . . An army machine
gunner wrote Red Skelton, star of the
forthcoming “I Dood ll“ that in his
outfit a dud is kntmn as a shell, or
bomb, that didn't dood it!
Bolero Frock.
CINfPLE but so attractive is this
^ bciero frock which will be worn
more and more as the weather
gets warmer. Right now, worn
with bolero, it has a casual spring
time look. Comes summer, worn
without bolero, it can be put to
good use as a sun-tanner.
• • •
Pattern No. 8207 ts tn sizes 10, 12. 14.
16. 18 and 20. Size 12 ensemble takes 4
yards 35-inch material.
Sam Was Entirely for
Peace and Harmony
It was the weekly meeting of the
colored “Sons of I Will Arise So
ciety.” At the end of the usual
business, a loud voice yelled from
the back of the hall: “Mistah
Chayman, Ah makes a motion dat
Sam Jackson am a low-down,
sneaking mis’rable chicken thief.”
Down in the front a little fellow
leaped to his feet.
“Who makes dat motion dat
Ah’m a low-down, sneaking mis
’rable chicken thief?” he cried,
glaring round the room.
A huge scar faced Negro arose.
“Ah makes da motion,’’ he said,
“Mister Chayman,” said Sam,
quickly, “Ah seconds dat motion."
Young Frock.
IT IS called the wedge—the In
teresting double line treatment
of the smart new frock we show
today—which starts at your shoul
ders and ends in jaunty slash
pockets in the dirndl skirt. Out
line it with blanket stitch—and,
watch it—narrow inches away
from your waistline! ,
• • •
Pattern No. 8337 is made for sires 10,
12. 14. 16. 18. 20. Sire 12, short sleeves^
requires 3>. yards 39-lnch material.
Send your order to:
S3Q Sooth Wells St. Chicago.
Room 19SI
Enclose 20 cents In coins for each
pattern desired.
Pattern No. Size.
Name ..
Address ...
RpONVERT your Uster Into an Implement for eradicating bindweed
v-> and summer fallowing. Pence High Carbon Steel blades made
to fit 1-2-3 Row Listers. Leave trash on surface, preventing evapo
ration and erosion. Send for circulars.
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★ IN THE ★
they say:
*STOOGING*for cruising
'GROUND LOOP'fbr mental confusion
STATION MASTER for commanding officer
"CAMEL4 for the Army man's favorite
•Vith men in the Army, Navy,
Marines, and Coast Guard, th«
favorite cigarette is CamcL
(Based on actual sales records in
Post Exchanges and Canteens.)
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