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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                A Bunny Bigger Than She Iniriyueo' by a bunny that is bigger than she is, Brigit Hughes, of Allentown, Pa., offers the life-size rabbit a friendly lick of her lollipop. The bunny is part of the Easter display at Hess' department store here. t y f Telephoto By Abigail Van Buren DEAR ABBY I am 44 year old and pregnant, but that's no my problem. I have had 2 children. I was married the firs time when I was 14.1 had thre by my first husband and 24 b this one and it seems that th more children I have, the les interest my husband has in me. I wrote to you a year ago an you told me to get my husban to go to the priest with me. knew.h'e'd never go and I wa right. He hasn't set foot inside Catholic church except for ou, childrens' christenings and wed dings. The priest told me to pray t_ God that my husband would see the light and fall in love with me again, but I know that ii never going to happen. He's a good man in manj ways. He has never raised hi. hand against me. He ha. worked steady and doesn't ow< anybody a dime, but he is no nearly as loving as he used to be. And I miss that. Can you help me? Could it be because he was born and raisei in Mexico and I was born am raised in Texas? TEXARKANA DEAR TEXARKANA: Maybe Most Mexican-born men have the old world Spanish attitude about should be seen and not heard, shoulc always have a baby in their arms and another on the way stay home and never complain. DEAR ABBY: I am being held prisoner against my will in the Oklahoma State, penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Please send hacksaw blade, files, jeweler's string and instructions on how to saw through Mi-inch steel bars, making the least possible noise. I'm serious. NUMBER 87226 DEAR NUMBER 87226: Sorry, but if I help you get out, I'll end up in. Problems? You'll feel better if you get it off your chest. For a personal reply, write to ABBY: Box No. 69700, Los Angeles, Calif. 90069. Enclose stamped, self-addressed envelope, please. Advertisement The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpetland U.S.A. Ethnic Dishes Provide Way To Stretch Food Dollars By Jeanne Lesem NEW YORK markets on the Lower East side of Manhattan sell pigs ears, feet and tails, meatless beef bones and pork skin from which the fat has been re- moved almost entirely. A restaurant on .the fashion- able Upper East side suggests that its patrons take home ready-cooked duck and goose gizzards for their pets. Somewhere between 14th and 75th streets, people have forgotten how overcrowded countries and the poor every- where learned long ago to use even the skin, bones and in- nards of meat and fowl to enrich diets that are heavily dependent on vegetable pro- tein. It's not being suggested that everyone or anyone start eating pig ears, although they are a common ingredient in some really delicious West In- dian stews. But ethnic and na- tional dishes in general repre- sent an appetizing way of stretching food budgets during this period of record high prices. Macaroni products are an obvious example. Americans usually prepare them with meat or seafood sauces and, occasionally, with cheese. But in Italy they're just as likely to be served with vegetable sauces instead zucchini, cauliflower, lentils or broccoli, for instance. One Italian len- ten sauce uses two kinds of nuts (a good alternate source of some raisins and grated cheese (more good Dried beans are another good example. A French Cas- soulet is unsweetened baked beans to which you add as much or as little meat or fowl as your budget and conscience permit. Preserved goose is a traditional ingredient, but pieces of duck, chicken, left- over smoked or fresh ham or even pork skin and-or sau- sages could be used instead. Peanuts belong in the dried bean class because they're ac- tually legumes instead of nuts. We treat them largely as snack food but African cooks use them as a protein-ex- tender in stews and pound them into paste for rich sauces to make meat go far- ther. As for gizzards, they may be pet food here, but by Chin- ese standards they're delica- cies to be reserved for hon- ored guests. Of course, the cook trims away gristle before slicing and stirfrying. Pea soup is one of the Neth- erlands' national dishes, thick and rich enough to make an entire meal. There are as many different recipes for it as there are Dutch families, some of whom use pigs feet to enrich the soup. But it's, not uncommon to find half a pound of ham or frankfurters as the only meat ingredient. In the Middle East, chick peas, lentils and other dried legumes are widely used in salads and stews that contain, little or no meat. Rice and corn meal also are international budget stretchers. Paella is a Spanish casserole that uses rice with bits of meat, fowl and-or sea- food. America's Jambalaya, Spanish Rice and Hoppin' John are variations on that theme, with the latter two generally meatless. Tamales and tamale pie make a little ground or chopped meat or poultry into many servings with a corn meal crust or coating. In Italy, the same basic grain product is used for Gnocchi, or dumplings, and Polenta, or corn meal mush. Both usually contain grated cheese or are served with it. Female Streaker Tells of Naked Interrogation DENVER (UPI) "Mary didn't give her real name to o ficers when arrested for in decent exposure during a strea with two male friends. Nor di she give her real name to th judge who fined her But "Mary" did give he story to the Denver news media She -claimed she and he friends were interrogated nakei for 30 minutes in. a brightly Ii room while a heavy stream o officers walked by. Finally, sh said, a policeman gave her i newspaper because her red ban danna "didn't help much." Police Chief Art Dill Sunday defended officers who refused the teenagers permission to return to their car for clothes after a pre-dawn streak last month near downtown Denver. "Mary" said de- cided to streak after smoking marijuana. Dill said the patrolmen "hai no way of knowing whose car ii really was. If they had gone inh :hat car themselves, it migh ]ave been an unlawful entry." Dill said the girl and her com panions stood naked in a room next to one where suspecta drunk drivers were given so briety tests. He said t h e 'parade" of patrolmen the gir complained about merely were walking through halls of depart ment headquarters on norrna msiness. "They took us in the front door (of the 19-year-old girl said, "and down the hall. It seemed like every cop in the place came down on us. "One of the guys that arrestec us had me by the arm anc another cop came down the lall, looked at me and asked Wow, where did you pick tha The girl, who said she was ad- 'ised by her attorney .not to jive her real name, said the ar- esting officers wouldn't let hem get their clothes. "They said, 'No, you ran like hat so you go to the station like hat.' On the Every year there is more ter- mite and other household in- sect damage in this area. Head 'em off at the pass. the professional, economical woy Call 363-1676 INSECT CONTROL SPECIALISTS 1516Mt. Vernon Rd. S.E. Grand Opening. April 10-13 ALL PLANTS REDUCED 15% UNLIMITED HOUSEPLANTS ACCESSORIES "UPTOWN" MT. VERNON ON MAIN HOURS M-F 11-6; Ph. 895-8785 EASTER SUNDAY FAMILY BUFFET Grant Wood Kitchen, 275 Menu person Fried Chicken, Swiss Steak, Baked Ham with all the trim- mings, Vegetables, Potatoes Relishes, Salads and Desserts Free Customer Parking. Grand Ballroom to 2 p.m' FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 364-4111 ROOSEVELT MOTOH HOTEL CEDAR lUriDS.IOWA The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., April 9, 1971 First Arkansas Tobacco Spiffing Contest Open fo All By Robert D. Carey MONTICELLO, Ark. (UPI) Good news: The First An- nual Arkansas State Tobacco Spitting contest is open to anyone who can compete without getting sick. "Anybody can said Mrs. Carol Dawson, who is in charge of the event. "We're not discriminating." "Women will be allowed to spit, cheek by jowl, with the men and may the best spitter prevail." The great tobacco spitting contest will be held April 23, right there on the square in downtown Monticello. Prizes are three engraved spittoons. Rules are simple. There are two categories distance and accuracy. "Actually there'll be three because we have three spit- said Mrs. Dawson, but nobody has thought of what it will be yet. Maybe it will be for the best all-around spitter. Friendliest spitter is also being considered. The rules are simple: Each contestant, will be given one package of chewing tobacco and when ready will be allowed three spits from a designated line. Spitter who cross the line with their feet, although net with their chin, will be dis- qualified. The spit must be the size of a half-dollar when it hits to qualify as legal. Spitotfs will be held to de- event of a tie in either eatego- termine the winner in the ry. The Office of Dr. C. R. Kitchen Optometrist Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Contact Lenses By appointment only Lindale Plaza A 14 V r t- Kirlin's is an Easter Wonderland of Candy and treats for children and grown ups too! 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