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Flavors This Fruit Bran Bread (See Recipes Below) Foods every home- facing is how to sub- available foods for shortages. Sugar shortages and re- duced supplies of fats, oils and cer- tainirnports make it necessary for every one of you to revise your meals in some re- rationing is to be be able to get also good sub- .Such as honey, mo- an of which for cooking Still an- of sugar is in yOU can use your daily quota which have less : butter, for although an actual shortage may be ex- valuable in and you are as much of fats and Be sure that your scraps of fat off the meat you buy. these pieces- home for use in frying, cooking. discarded the the butter plates lUnch or breakfast, habits immedi- do not use the ~0S table butter, these flavoring vegeta- amounts for cook- Be sure in the icebox or so it will not will be plan to use been formerly only in lira. van made to the fore, the cheeses being a popular, the current Brea6. 1 loaf) yeast melted flour flour at a pro. a wise home- appliances Plug itseif, not cord. When a cloth rather in water. and pans with meal during and pans, and shiny away from aft- tarnish. Eggs, even v with wood- to let or they putting and they will " rusty pie tins, b with cleansing rid of the a fine sandpaper into This Week's Menu: *Old Fashioned Boiled Dinner Pineapple.Nut Salad *Fruit Bran Bread *Baked Pear~ Cookies Coffee Tea Milk *Recipes Given A Dog's Affection By R. tI. WILKINSON &ssoclated Newspapern--~rNU Service AGROUP of us were gathered in the lounge of the Winston club and as usual someone had an experience to relate. Philip Marlin. whose ability as a story tellcr is rated high, told us t~=:s tale, it h:.pI.'ened (Philip began) two Zs~:mmcrs ago, up in Maine. A bunch ]of us had gone up to spend a fort- night at Freddy Damon's camp, iw::ich is situated on a small lake r, car t:~.e i:ase of Mount Mohawk. Young V.~c Moylan was with us that !year. Of cm,xse, he was much ycuugcr than LEe rest of us, but he had a craving for the outdoors, and his delight and joy at being allowed to accompany us was ample reward f~r any inconvenience he might C~US~. Young Vic, we discovered shortly after reaching camp, possessed two traits cf character that were ad. mirable. First he was good na- tured, a willing worker, and was eager to learn. And second, he coulc~n't bear t~ see anything hurt. The first trait, or traits, if you will, became aI.'parent shortly after cur sojGurn at the camp got under- way. The second came into evi- dence about three nights after our arrival. We were awakened about midnight by the most plaintive, rest- disturbing noise I believe I've ever Scald milk and cool to lukewarm, heard. It sounded for all the world QPour over yeast and sugar in mix- like a child or woman shrieking in ins bowl and let stand for hour. Add melted fat and salt and the ~]J~ |.| flours, beating them in well.flCnead .~ the dough for about 10 minutes on a lightly floured board. Cover and let then knead again for 1 minute. Re- peat the rising and kneading proc- ess twice more. Shape into a loaf and let rise again in a greased pan i~Jl!t until double in bulk or about an hour. Bake in a hot (400-degree) oven about 50 minutes. Honey or molasses along with fruits rich in carbohydrates contrib- ute to the sugar content of this fruit bread: *Fruit Bran Bread. I egg cup honey or molasses 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1~ cups bran cereal teaspoon soda cup chopped figs cup chopped dates cup raisins cup ehopped nuts Beat egg well, add honey or mo- lasses. Add bran and buttermilk. Sift the dry ingredients and add to first mixture with fruit and nuts. Stir only until flour disappears. Bake in a greased loaf pan with waxed paper placed at the bottom before the mixture is poured iv. Set the oven at moderate (350 degrees) and hake bread for about I hour. Simplicity will be the keynote of meals so in keeping with that theme, I am including two desserts using fruit flavored with honey. Broiled Grapefruit. Wash and dry~ grapefruit and cut in half crosswise allowing grape- fruit per person~ With a sharp knife cut around and under the entire pulp being careful to leave all the mem- brane on the shell. Cut down each side of each section loosening each section completely. Lift out center section or core. This leaves only the separated sections in the shell Spread the top of each half with honey and dot with butter. Place un- der a broiler flame in moderate oven until honey begins to carmel- ise and all ingredients are blended together. Serve hot. *~ked Peare. (Serves $) g pear helves ~-cup. lemon Juice~ ~4 cup honey I cinnamon teaspoon 2 tablespoons butter Arrange pears in a shallow bak. ing dish. POur over lemon juice and honey. Sprinkle with cinnamon and dot with butter. Bake in a moderate (350-degree) oven until tender,-20 minutes ff uncooked pears are used. *Old Fashioned Boiled Dinner. (Serves 8) 5 pounds corned beef brisket 1 white turnip 1 head of cabbage 8 onions 8 carrots 8 potatoes Cover meat with cold water anq heat rapidly to the boiling point, then remove scum and reduce heat. Simmer until tender 3 to 4 hours. Prepare vegetables, cutting turnip into eighths. Peel potatoes, carrots and onions. About 45 minutes be- fore meat is done add vegetables and cook them until tender. Well Cooked Food. Warm plates for hot main dishes and well chilled plates for cool sal. ads and desserts can put over the simplest meal and make it a suc. oes~ - A few bits of canned leftover fruit with a dab of leftover Jelly will make meat platters an attrae- five garnish, or sprigs of parsley, watarcrese, or celery tops for meat and vegetable platters do big things to tempt~weary appetites. 1~ you would like~ expert advice on your ~ and household problenub write ~o Lynn Chambers,f. WeJe~em News. paper Ur~on, 210 South Despla~e, St., Chicago, Ill. P~ease enclose a stamped, sel?.addressed envelope for you r'tep/y, (Relaased by Western New~ap~~ Vie's face was a mask of wretch- eduess and pity. mortal agonyz We knew it wasn't, however, and when Joe Tucker, our guide, sleepily advised us there were probably a couple of bobcats fighting over a kill somewhere up on the slopes of Mohawk, we dis. missed the thing from our minds and returned to sleep. Thatis, we all did but Vic Moylan. The kid lay awake listening to that wailing and wondering what it could be. He'd never heard a sound like it before, but some instinct the rest of us didn't possess told him that Joe Tucker, seasoned woodsman though he might be, was wrong. At any rate, after an hour I~ad passed, young Vic sl~pped quietly out of bed, dressed, found and light- ed a lantern and set off toward Mount Mohawk alone and unafraid. Two hours later we were awak- ened by a pounding on the front door. Joe and I went down to in- vestigate, and found Vic standing on the veranda outside with his arms full of dog. Literally. The mutt that he had carried three miles down that mountain in the dark, after first liberating its forepaws from a steel trap, was the biggest and most vicious-looklng mongrel canine on which I've ever laid eyes. 'He Carried the Brute Inside.' Vic's face was a mask of wretch- edness and pity. Without a word he carried the brute inside, laid it on the divan and ordered Joe and me to heat water and procure ban- dages. We watched them, mutely, while the kid went about the busi- ness of setting the broken bone and adjusting splints. After it was over Joe Tucker emitted a great sigh of relief and whistled through his teeth. I looked at him curiously, and he beckoned Vic and me into the kitchen. "Don't blame you for being tender-hearted, kid, but you'll have to get rid of the beast in the morn- ing." Both Vie and I looked surprised, and Joe said: "That's Ray Thorn. ton's dog. His name is Rusty end he's got the meanest reputation in the county. He's ugly and vicious. A mongrel He's bitten half a doz- en kids. and there's at least fifteen farmers who would shoot him on sight," Vic was astonishe'd. "Why, that can't be so," he protested, "If he were as mean and ugly as all that he'd never have let me take him out of the trap or set his leg. Why. he never moved a hair." "'Probably too exhausted," Joe avowed. "I tell yuh that critter is a man-killer." Vic's face grew worried. You could plainly see that be was skeptical about See, yet at the same time he didn't wane to overrule his advice. Presentl~an ~mswe~ to the problem suggested itself. "1'11 tell you what," he declared. keep him inside till his leg's cured, and he won't bother anyone. It would be murder to turn him loose." Joe argued, then turned to me and pleaded. However, I couldn't forget THE KALONA NEWS the look in Vic's eyes when I f.rst saw him standing on the vera.~a. and fray, I had a soft spot in my heart for dumb animals myself. At any rate, we all three consulted Freddy Damon, and when I re- fused to support Joe, Freddy de. clared that if Vic would promise to keep the dog locked up at all times, it was all right with him. And so that very night Vie and Rusty moved into the guide's cabin. The next day Freddy and I weat down to the village and made in. quiries. All that Joe haft'told us, we learned, about the ugliness of l:usty was true. We returned to camp tl~at night determined, despite Vie's fondness for dumb animals, to get rid of Rusty, thereby eliminat ag the possibility of being killed in cur sleep by a maniacal dog. However, we might as we!! have determined to blot out the mocz~. Upon arriving at camp we discov- ered Vic had gone off fishing, and decided that during his a~:scn~'e would be an excellent time to re- move Rusty. Freddy and I strolled over to tke guide's cabin and opened the c'o~r ~and closed it again immediately, A snarl, resembling the war cry of a Bengal tiger, set the goose pim- ples to racing up and down our spines. We consulted and agreed to abandon our plan till Vic re- turned. Vic got back at sundown, and lis- tened to our story. His attitude was disquieting. It would be inhuman, he informed us, to turn the dog loose in its present condition, and under the circumstances he'd have to re- fuse. The Situation Became Delicate. Well, to make a long story not so long, the situation became dell- cate, and in a sense amusing. Rusty T:IERE'S big news in the realm of remained as our--or Vie's--guest ~fashions for brides. We used to for the remainder of our stay. speak of "the season for brides." And long before we departed he was Well, there is no special season now, hopping around ~n three legs, tag- ging at the heels of Vic. The friend- for the entry of an increasing.num- ship between the two was something ber of wartime brides into the pic- to run the flag up about. It was a ture has changed all that. Weddings friendship greatly accentuated by are apt to happen any time, any- the contrast of Rusty's attitude where, these days. toward the remainder of the group, If you are wondering about the -an attitude which was not only ugly fate of the bride in gleaming satin but downright hostile, and masses of billowy tulle who has Now there was something hard always been the pride and joy of to understand. We had done nc'~h- the fashion, world, you may rest as- ing to arouse the brute's animosity, sured she will grace the springtime yet he hated us as he hated all picture as radiantly lovely and pie- other n%en, except, possibly his turesque as ever. From style cen- owner. And if ever an animal loved ters everywhere comes the news a man Mongrel Rusty loved young that, while there will be a continu- Vic Moylan. You could see it in the ous program of informal weddings beast's eyes, you could feel it in because of rush orders to soldier the way he acted when Vic was grooms to return to their posts of about, duty, yet there is definitely a con, Joe Tucker was skel~ticaL He didn't trust mongrels at all and he positively accused Rusty of playing an underhanded game. "Wait," he said, "wait till the brute's leg is healed, and see. He'll kill the kid, sure as shootin'. He's got the killer streak in him." Joe's prediction worried us. We were inclined to agree with him and we were afraid for Vic. For Mongrel Rusty wasn't pleasant to look upon. But Vic only laughed. He said we didn't understand dogs, and that our methods were wrong. I tell you we all breathed a sigh of relief when the day for departure came and Vic took the car and drove Rusty down to the farmer who owned him and left him there. He came back with a long and sad face. No one said a worcl. We all piled into the car and drove away toward home. At the village we dropped Joe and said good-by. "You're lucky," he said, in parting, to Vic. "If you'd kept the brute till he got fully well he'd have slashed your throat. Those mongrels are tricky." We tried to put the incident from our minds, glad enough to be away and have Vie with us, alive and well. And so we returned home and settled back into the routine of our everyday lives. Things went along serenely for a week, and then Fred- dy Damon received a letter from Ray Thornton which he read to us. The letter said the dog Rusty had died, and as far as he could make it had died from nothing more than a broken heart Ray, its owner, was puzzled. For Ray, like every- one else, thought the dog was a man killer. Philip paused, and sighed. "Only young Vie Moylan," he finished, "understood. And tlte kid never tried to explain to us." ~t In Subs or Satin, Wartime Brides Are Lovely as Ever Mountain Peak Named For Confederate Soldier A hitherto nameless peak in the Great Smoky Mountains National park, N. C.-Tenn., has been desig- nated Mount Lanier by the United States board on geographical names. This action was based on the request of the Untted Daughters of the Con- federacy that Sidney Lanier, who~e centennial occurs this year, thus be honored. Mount Lanier, elevation 3,145 feet, is a peak on Haunab mountain. A few miles distant is Montvale Springs, where Lanier spent many boyhood summers. '~iger Lilies," his first novel, depicts the Great Smokies and their people. Sidney Lanier, poet, musician, Confederate soldier, was born Feb- ruary 3, 1842, at Macon, Ga. He died September 7, 1881, at Lynn, Pike County, N.C. During his llfe's brief span, the social order in which he was born and reared was overturned and his personal fortunes ruined. Yet his record for nationalism and his influence in the New South were so well reco~iizod that in 1876 he was chosen to write the words that Inaugarated Philadelphia's Centen- nial exhibition, marking the 100th anniversary of American independ- ence. tin~ed trend to big weddings. For the formal bride who is for- tunate enough to have a preten- 'tious wedding in the time-honored way, the eKquisite gown pictured in the foreground of the above illus- tration is a masterpiece of all that goes to make up a "picture." There is infinite charm in this stately wed- ding gown of gleaming ivory white satin, enhanced with a yoke of Alencon-type lace. The snug-fitting basque is prettily sleeved with short puffs of the satin which add to the youthful technique employed all through the costume design. The fVictorian bouquet complements the quaint charm of the gown and the short bridal veil. This ~bridal bou- quet is of white roses and pompom 'chrysanthemums, with a deep red :rose as a touch of romantic mod- ernism. The bride's flowers are traditionally the groom's responsi- bility, but it is the bride's privilege Bright Squares By CHERIE NICHOLAS to specify her preferences, and it is readily to be seen that the bride pictured here made a most excellent choice. The bride who is real news this spring is the bride who is going to be married in a simple little suit in a hurry-up wedding because of army regulations and the uncertain- ties of the soldier-groom's recall to headquarters. Thus a new expres- sion, "suit wedding," has been coined, and to meet its requirements designers are giving of their best to create costumes that will make the simple wartime bride as lovely arA charming as the stately bride who is privileged to enjoy all the pomp and glory of a more formal wedding. Ingenious designing resulted in the suit dress pictured to the right in the above illustration. It is a triumph of soft tailoring and is be- guilingly feminine and definitely fashion.right. It boasts two lives, for it serves both as a suit and as a charming dress when the jacket is removed. This New York crea- tion is of navy wool with attached blouse top of red crepe, gaily print- ed in vivid blues and greens, which matches the jacket lining. A jaunty hat of white fabric trimmed with red and white fringe completes the en- semble..The gloves and footwear are perfect selections. For a young girl who is planning a q~et wedding the simple crepe frock with its cunning jacket ef- fect, as shown centered in the above picture, is ideal O~ either navy or black tt:lack with lots of white is very smart), it will look girlish and "sweet" relieved by deep white lace half sleeves. The lace is re- movable. However, the high note of charm is the matching lace hat which gives the "pretty bride" look as convincingly as any arrangement of orange-blossoms and tulle that might be devised. (Released by Western Newspaper UnionJ Short of Materials? Designers Say 'No' To those engaged in apparel in- dnstrles has come an unprecedent- ed challenge to make the adjust- manta necessary to carry on a pro- gram of conservation of materials in accordance with wartime priority rulings. The ~eaction to this chal- lenge is most heartening. There ap- parently will be no lack o~ fashion h~terest but really a gain in new ideas and new ways of making the most of materials at hand. Silk or no ~sLtk, nylon or rio nyo 1o~, we are going to have flattering and wearable hosiery of the sheer- est of sheer Hsle or fine gauge ray- on. AS to "pure allk" silks, what is being achieved-with rayorf and other synthetics is a revelation. Achieve Maximum Style g/hh Minimum Yardage The restriction on materials has spurred designers to create fash- ions that require minimum yard* age. So look for slim silhouettes and shorter jackets styled so in- triguingly you will be converted tO the idea at first glance. The new side-saddle drapes are so amazingly slenderizing they are destined to enjoy definite style pres. tige. Gray and W]fite Watch th~ fashion parade and note thepreponderance of gre~ suits, dresses and coats. Gray has beoome such a hobby with fashion we will be seeing more of it than we have seen for many" a season. Gray hats with white accents are outstanding, as is the all-white ha# with a gray suit, Frankly Feminine Hat styles tend to be frankly fem.[ inine. Even the huge brims are supple and becomingly manipulated, Some of the newer little hats are mostly a labyrinth of bandeaux wi~[ which to anchor tiny forward-pitck ing flower pieces to the head. [ The new prints are superb in color a~l technique, and they have the look of uniqueness about them which every woman covets. Here, illustrato ed above, is a print that qualifies on every count as a winner. This New York creation of black crepe, simply fashloned, is scattered with large red and white squares, The skirt is marked by softly gath- ered front fullness. The bodice is graceful and easy firing. The wide belt, with its huge buckle,~ is of black patent leather. Of especial interest is the hat, for it is charac- teristic of an important style tread. Its flattering fan-pleated brim is bordered on the ~pper side with rfavy grosgrain ribbon. The white linen-weave straw is very smart, ! Yoke.Front Dirndl Frock. ANEW and different yoke treat- ment brightens the top of the "teen-age" frock which we pre~ent today. A clever detail, this yoke carries a front opening for the bodice and in addition gives that originality which younger girls seek in their fashions l Pattern No. 1520-B is bound to be regarded highly by the younger set any- how, because it also presents that very popular feature--the "dirndl skirt--in this case a dirndl skirt with a snug fitting belt which ties in back with sash ends. Barbara Bell Pattern No. I~0-B f~ de- alaued for sizes 6, 8", 10, ~I,~ and 14 ydars. S~ 8 requires 2~ ySrd~lnch materia~ 8 yards rie.rae. Send ~ order to: SEWING CIRCLE Reo~ I ww _1 Enclose 20 eenta:~:eoins for each pattern desired. Pattern No .... , .......Size ........ Name ....... ....,~............. ;......~ Address ............ ~. .... , ............ More Raleieh Jingles Raleigh Cigarettes are again offering liberal prizes in a big Jingle contest to be run In this paper. One hundred and lhirty. "three prizes will be awarded eaca week.--Adv, J. Fuller Pep By JERRY LINK NothmS m u~h gets ~ Ola flud~ w!g~l ~;~ he my~ ~o me. *'JuSt about tho only ~ ths~ can keep on 8rowlng wlthou, nour'~hment is somenefolks'elks con- ceit." and sperm' o' noummn~t reminds me that you g~t to~ a~ your vtt~nin~ Thst's why I keep folks about ~ELLOCICi~ PEP, 'Oourm ~ hun~ a~ vitamins. BUt its ut~t-~lol~ the two most likely to tm ~tort ee~ too, Why not '~n'y ~ tom, errow~ L i . , our town announce in the colunms oflhts papar.Tlmy mean money savingto our readers. It always pays to patronize the merchants who advertise. They ate not atraid of their mer- chanclise or their pric~.