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Westinghouse Bletfub Comforter
with the Automatic Watchman Control
Why? Because they’re snugly covered with a lush,
soft, lightweight Westinghouse Electric Comforter
j: : : the bedcovering for warmth without weight:
This one Comforter is all that’s ever needed even
on the coldest night. Once the Automatic Watch
man Control has been set it maintains the selected
warmth the whole night through regardless of •
changes in room temperature.
Top is of quilted rayon satin, in Rose, Blue or
Green with matching underside of nonslip spun
rayon faille that anchors Comforter to the bed:
Outer cover dry-cleans beautifully::: Inner warm
tag of prethrunlc mu-lin U 0»ily mnovabl.
for washing. Approved by Underwriters’ Labora
tories, Inc. 72" x 86'i allows for ample tuck ini
Dainty "powder box" control
automatically compensates for
changes in room temperature!
Won't slip off the bed. The
underside at spun rayon faille
clings to the sheet.
bedmaking easy .
faatl Only one bedcovering}
No apread la ever needed. <
SOUTH OMAHA ELECTRIC SHOP
5021 SO. 24th MA.3600
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FOR THESE BLESSINGS —1 947 By COLLIER
Millions of Maps
When the United Nations invadeo
occupied Europe they took with
them 125 million maps, the result of
a ‘‘combined operations” job by the
corps of engineers, the army air
forces and the best brains of mili
tary intelligence and thousands of
enlisted personnel in ‘.he army
Aerial photographs have com
pletely taken away the “mystery”
of the Pacific islands, and the loca
tion of every hut and palm tree.
More original maps of France were
produced by the Allies in 2 years
than by France herself in 2,000
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Nature of Woo!
What is wool? It is the hair oC
the sheep, an animal fiber, a pro
tein substance. It ranks topmost in
Its field and its varied utilization in
the wearing apparel industry is so
great as to assure its pre-eminence
in the manufacture of both smart
and utility clothing, especially
where protection from cold is essen
tial. There are substitutes for wool,
one of the most successful being
Lanital, an artificial fiber made in
Italy in 1936. Another, produced in
the United States in 1940, is called
Aralac. Both substitutes are made
from casein, a product of skimmed
Gypsies Named by English
Gypsies received their name from
the English, in whose country they
appeared at the beginning of the
16th century. It was believed that
they came from Egypt
Mr. Alfred Axelrod, manager and owner of the South
Omaha Electric Shop, located at 5021 South 24th Street, has
been in business 14 years and numbers many colored cus
tomers as his friends. He is* very appreciative of. the color
ed trade and in his many years in business hast ajwaysl cot
operated 100°/, in all church donations and worthwhile Neg
ro charities. When you patronize the fine modern appli
ance and houseware store, you can be assured of courteous
attention. In addition to the modern appliances, which feat
ure named1 brands, he has added a radio repair shop. You
can have your ^ld radio fixed upas good as new at a nom
inal cost. Pick-up and delivery service six days a week. Mr. '
and Mrs. Axelrod write you to drop in and purchase your
Electrical Appliance, Radios, Records, and Houseware. Your
trade is greatly appreciated.
SPICY-TOP FIG COFFEECAKE
Most women have recipes for coffee
cake, but here is one that’s really
new and different. The features that
make it so •rich and delicious are
baked-in figs, which give it a grand
chewiness, and a crispy sweet top
ping with fragrant cinnamon flavor.
The teasing aroma while baking will
tantalize the family till serving time.
Spicy-Top Fig Coffeecake is ver
satile, too. Try it for Sunday night
supper or when you have a crowd,
for it is a large cake and will stay
tender and moist to the last crumb.
Clip the recipe now and put it fint
among your coffeecake recipes.
A superbly delicious coffeecake to make
Sunday breakfasts extra special
SPICY-TOP FIG COFFEECAKE
1 cup figs, cut in small pieces Vi cup Spry
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons baking powder 3 eggs and 1 egg yolk, unbeaten
lVi teaspoons salt 1 egg white, beaten until foamy
Pour boiling water over figs and let stand 10 minutes. Drain. Sift flour,
sugar, baking powder, and salt into mixing bowl. Drop in Spry and orange
rind. Add water, 3 eggs and 1 egg yolk, and beat 150 strokes. Add drained
figs and mix thoroughly.
| Spread batter in Sprycoated 14 x 9-inch pan. Pour egg white over batter
and sprinkle with Spicy Crisp Topping. Bake in hot oven (400° F.) 25-35
Spicy Crisp Topping. Mix together 6 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 table
spoon cinnamon, Y. cup chopped nuts and 2 tablespoons melted butter.
jj From Germany |
o-Ll! X’ °“r„co,"P,et« f«ta and oils ration la about one ounce per
JJJX" |P"Week- faya ,n»r,d R°00e, who came to United Statea tc
XZ iL wmrn0" i°?ea’ and then 80 with him t0 Yokohama, Japan
women8!™ i„!trVIW th th® Unlted Statea Army. She thinks American
onnart!,nitt '?Cky |>ecauae they h«ve enough meat, and therefore the
opportunity to salvage used cooking fat Every drop saved heloa
UU ,^feToC^eu.Tr°yr.,d ah°rta8e °f fat# °"a by mak'"8
r arm in tne South
Negro farmers operate 682,000
farms, according to the last cen
sus. These farms, of which 672,000
are located in the southern states,
make up 11 per cent of the total
number of farms in the United
States and occupy 30,800,000 acres.
Negro farmers are full owners of
8,200,000 acres of farm land.
Divorce for Gabbiness
An old penal code of China pro
vided that a man could obtain a
divorce if his wife was too talkative,
or If she disregarded his parents,
according to Encyclopaedia Britan
aica. He also could obtain a di
vorce, the code held, if his wife had
an envious or suspicious temper.
Composition of Coffee
The organic composition of all
coffee Is exceedingly complex and
contains constituents from many
groups—fats, oils, waxes, proteins,
carbohydrates and others. Probably I
the most characteristic is the active
principle caffeine, or trimethyl xan
Oriental Rng Colors
The colors and forms of nature
have been the inspiration of weav
ers of Oriental rugs through the
ages. Because of this the basic
colors and fundamental designs of
Oriental rugs have a fresh feeling
which, as one decorator points out,
imparts a touch of warmth and
hominess to modern interiors.
T5AYON gabardine is a good bet
iV for school and office because i'
s serviceable and easy on the bud
et. Naturally it comes in this sea
on's smart new fashions. This clas
ic tyDe dress made of Avisco rayo:
s modified to fit the new round
Ihouette by its large pamer-lii
Ben and the Ice Cream Soda
Franklin institute was founded in
honor of Benjamin Franklin to pro
mote the practical sciences of the
world. One honor, not usually asso
ciated with the institute was that
the first ice cream soda was sold at
the Franklin institute exhibition of
1874. A school of design for women
also was founded by the institute in
the year 1850. Other firsts were the
tests of electric dynamos; stand
ards for screw and bolt threads,
and the first extension table.
Start of Soap Kitchens
Soup kitchens for needy children
were started in Germany in 1790
when Count Rumford invited hun
gry children to his municipal
“bread line” in Munich.
Entertaining New York
There are in New York City 2,320
amusements places, 11,438 places to
eat and 5,201 places to drink as
well as 522 hotels.
The electric bill for running the
nation’s subways, street cars and
trolley coaches amounted to morn
than 42 million dollars last year.
More than 2,000,000 members of the Boy scouts oi America
will observe Boy Scout Week, Feb. 6th to 12th, marking the 38tU
■ anniversary of the organization. This year Boy Scouts are empha
sizing conservation of food and natural resources, planting gardens,
safety and fire prevention, home repairs and personal health check
up. Scouting promotes world peace through World Jamborees and
practical help among 42 nations with 4,409,780 members. Through
its World Friendship Fund of voluntary gifts the Boy Scouts of
America helps Scouts overseas to rebuild their units. So far, more
•,Vn 3,000 tons of equipment have been shipped. Above is the
official poster marking th* Scout bi-thday.
HOME HOURS WILL BE HAPPY HOURS
WITH A WONDERFUL
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THE MAGIC OF FINE MUSIC , I
IS YOURS WITH THE 169
Has Plenti-power, Rainbow Tone FM, two short
wave bands, the amazing Electronic Feather, the
Automix Record Changer which plays 10 and
12-inch records intermixed, Signal Light ControL
twin record compartments, two speakers ... . .
exquisite bow-front cabinet in matched ^
veneers — a magnificent possession!
MORE THAN YOU DREAMED
POSSIBLE AT SUCH LOW COST
... THE 166
You'll marvel at true-to-life PI end-power reception
\ • Ra‘nb°w Tone FM, the quietest, most
sensitive FM ever made for home use . . . the
amazing Electronic Feather tone arm which
eliminates needle scratch without loss of musical
j highs . . . the new Automix Changet aim.
L «hd 12-inch records intermixed. $379 95
THE PERFECT EXTRA RADIO..THE 12S\
THE CONSOLE RADIO IN CAPSULE FORM
Only 9Va" x 6” x 6"—ideal for crowded table topa
. .. power and tone you’ll have to hear to believe. ' $36.95
Completely enclosed on all sides . . . retractable,
disappearing handle that makes it easy to carry frotr
room to room. Ivory and gold, green and gold.
• • • • • ASK ABOUT OUR EASY TERMSB^* *-*^
SOUTH OMAHA ELECTRIC SHOP
4MAIRKEOT 3600 5021 SO. 24TH.
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