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Arkansas City Traveler (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Arkansas City, Kansas
Sponsor night films previews will meet at 7 30 . Tuesday in the recreation Center 225 e. Fifth ave. Central Christian Church u and i class will meet from 8 toll . Tuesday in the Home of Verna Stuteville 1015 w. Birch. Hostesses will be Ethel Baumgardner Margaret Butler and Florella Smith. . Army mothers Post no. 18 Board of directors will meet at 1 30 . Tuesday in the Home of mrs. Ernest Jennings 414 n. Second. Second. Library will free family set to sell a it. Abigail Newsome said she sometimes helps the two Volunteer workers at the salvation army a Thrift store 110 w. Walnut. Though the store is Well stocked with items people have donated to it it. Clyde Newsome army head inc Extension homemakers unit will meet at 7 30 tuesday in the Home of Twila Balzer 300 Windsor. Hostesses will be Balzer and Gertrude Bennet. A nutrients from farm to table will be the program presented by Roberta Branch. Royal neighbors of America Here said customer traffic is not heavy. Newsome said he free family night films at believed Many people do not know the store exists. Traveler the Arkansas City Public Library at 7 photo by Susie Edgerley pm tuesday will be a a mysteries of the deep a a a a Edmonton a City for All seasons a a mullions of cats and a the Happy we i Barracks and auxiliary no. 1204 will meet for lunch and meeting at 12 30 . Tuesday at the recreation Center 225 e. Fifth ave. traveler1 Kaleidoscope Woner to represent Kansas homemakers Elizabeth Woner Winfield will represent Kansas homemakers As a part of a Goodwill delegation touring Europe and the soviet Union this fall. About 28 homemaker leaders from Kansas will make up the delegation. visit England Sweden the soviet Union Poland Germany and Switzerland. The delegation will visit Homes in each country and compare methods and procedures and Home economics programs. They also will meet with United states and foreign government representatives. Delegates were invited to take part in the 22-Day Goodwill people to people Mission on the basis of their Active roles in promoting homemaking according to Elinor Anderson delegation Leader and hostess. Anderson is the Extension specialist in family economics at Kansas state University Manhattan. A these women Lead Active fulfilling lives a Anderson said a not Only As homemakers but also As civic and cultural leaders in their the people to people travel program sponsor and organizer of the Mission was conceived in 1956 to implement president Dwight Eisenhower a dream of promoting Friendship and understanding among the Ordinary people of the world. The Kansas delegation will depart from new York City sept. 18 and will return oct. 9. Newsome people unaware store exists by Susie Edgerley traveler Kaleidoscope editor although the salvation army has run a Thirft shop at 110 w. Walnut a Little Over two years Many Arkansas Cit Yans done to know its there it. Clyde Newsome army head Here said. A one problem of the store is that people do not realize we have one a Newsome said yesterday. A i think that is one of the reasons we Are not doing As Well As id like us the store a is just barely keeping its head above water financially Newsome said. Though it usually takes in enough Money to pay its own rent and electric Bills he said it does not make a profit. A was far As i know it has never made a profit a he said. Newsome who has been in Arkansas City six months said this is his first experience working directly with a salvation army Thrift store. Although cities in which he has worked before have had stores they were run by army rehabilitation groups he said. A i never thought of myself As a merchant a Newsome said. A a in a not really. I guess in a a Jack of All trades. But running the store is a headache sometimes when your Bills Are More than you re taking at wits end twice Newsome has had to take Money from other salvation army coffers to supplement the store he said. Ideally the store should help financially support army Church and rehabilitation programs he said. A a we re Here for two purposes a Newsome said. A a we re Here to provide a service to the Community and to try to subsidize the salvation army program. We provide the service but we re not yet Able to subsidize the the store stocks items that have been donated to the army. Inventory includes clothes shoes furniture appliances televisions bicycles rags dishes and some Antiques. A whatever we pick up on the streets that is usable is what goes on our Racks a he said. Thursday is army pickup Day. Newsome covers the county on that Day calling on people who have told him they have items they wish to donate. Except for furniture Newsome said he has not had problems keeping the store stocked. A i do not have any worry about keeping Supply a he said. A we always have plenty of donations of clothing and Knick Knacks. furniture we have no problems with furniture people donate to the store is sometimes too damaged to sell Newsome said. A furniture is just the hardest thing to get usually a he said. A sometimes when i go to pick up a Couch or something it is almost ready for the garbage pieces like that Newsome will usually leave with the person who wished to donate it he said. A something like that we can to sell a he said. A so i usually done to even take Newsome said he is considering buying rebuilt furniture to sell Here from an army rehabilitation group in Wichita. The prices Are next to new after they have been refinished or re upholstered he said and Are sold at Low prices. Customers at his Thirft shop now vary Newsome said. A your customers Range from the very Rich to the very poor a he said. A we get people in looking for Antiques sometimes and then we have our regular customers who May be on fixed incomes. A being in a Community of three colleges we get College students looking for clothes a Newsome said. A a they re interested in All types of clothes a Raunchy sometimes. I guess that a the style the store often has poundage sales when employees sell bags of clothes at a Low Price per Pound. A people buy things for Many different things a he he said. A often they want buttons or zippers. We offer special sales like this once every other week or though Newsome is ultimately responsible for the store and his wife Abigail sometimes works there most Selling is handled by two volunteers who Are salvation army Church members. They keep the store open tuesday through Friday,9a.m. To4p.m. A they do most of the work really a Newsome said. A i just Check in on them from time to time. To encourage More customer traffic in the store Newsome said the Volunteer workers Are planning other special sales. Newsome himself is making arrangements with local furniture dealers and appliance suppliers to obtain their Trade in or damaged merchandise. A there Are All things we Are tying to do to be More of a Community service a he said. Perhaps in this Way we can let More people know we Are Here and have this service to offer them. A laziness kids answer to Energy crunch by Erma Bombeck i Tell you. You would t believe the Way my children have really pitched in and tried to conserve Energy during this nationwide crisis. They be kicked All their dirty clothes under the bed to save on the Gallons of water it takes to Wash them. They be called a moratorium on cutting and watering the grass until president Carter gives the nod. They be insisted that the stove or oven not be turned on and that we All go out and eat in a modest but exorbitantly priced restaurant. They gave up showers before bed without even being asked. The other afternoon w Hen we got into the car my son said a a we be got to pick up Todd Mike Wendell Tony and when i slumped Over the wheel in anticipation of an extra 45 minutes of driving he said a after All. Mom its in american not to they Cut Back on going to the dentist to once a year to save Gas. They put a Brick in the commode. I wish someone had told them it goes in the Back of the commode they re maintaining their policy of a never Flushing unless she can hear they let the garbage stack up for Days by the sink to keep from opening opening the door and losing precious air conditioning. They play their stereos at 1 00 . To take the Load off of Peak time. They leave the ice cube trays empty to reduce the Wear and tear on the refrigeration. The other morning As i counted 63 glasses by the sink i said a boy you really amaze me at How you picked up on president carte res plan to conserve they smiled a when we get to 85 glasses then we can Start the dish a in fact. In a so proud of you i think ill do a column on it and Tell my readers of your heroic efforts. A a a a that a not necessary. Mom a said a son leaning Over to unplug my ism. Just look upon this As a blow for demo copyright 1977, Field Enterprise inc Coffee Price won t change taste May by David c. Martin and Terry Kirkpatrick associated press writers done to expect cheaper Coffee any time soon but do watch for a change in the taste. The turnabout in the world Coffee Market since 1975 leaves american Coffee drinkers with these prospects a continued High prices Over the coming months until the world production moves Back to Prerost Levels. A deteriorating Quality of . Coffee blends As firms try to hold Down prices by buying cheaper harsher Coffee Beans. A the Chance that some Small Coffee roasters will be forced out of an already concentrated Industry. Meantime More Price hikes already have been put in motion. They wont be Felt at the retail level for several months because of the Normal lag Between wholesale and retail prices moves. Maxwell House the nations largest Coffee company recently announced an increase of 20 cents in its wholesale Price to $3.11 a Pound. Second largest Folger announced an increase to $3.28. Government and Industry officials Are reluctant to predict future prices. The Price of the bean itself Isnit the Only thing that has gone up. Governments of producing countries boosted Export taxes increasing their direct revenues. In Brazil the Export tax went from $21 a bag in the fall of 1975 to $103 this january. On a per Pound basis the tax went from 16 to 78 cents. You can to apply that figure to the Price you pay however because it takes More than a Pound of Green Beans to make one Pound of ground Coffee and the Coffee you buy is a blend of coffees from different nations Supply has a lot to do with Price. Coffee production had been increasing steadily in the first half of the �?T70s, due to new techniques of planting and increased use of fertilizer. Much of the increased Supply came from Brazil. But the july 1975 Frost in Brazil Cut production sharply although the country dipped into stockpiles and exported More last year than it did a year earlier. The 1976-77 crop also will be lower than the Prerost level . Experts estimate it at 9.5 million 132-Pound bags brazilian officials say 5 million to 6.5 million bags. Because it takes three years for a new tree to produce its first Beans and another two to reach full production it ask about our Tuxedo rental service will be 1978 or 1979 before the brazilian Harvest again approaches previous Levels. The demand for Coffee this year is estimated at about 5 million bags More than the Supply. The difference can be made up from world stockpiles of about 25 million bags but the future depends on factors that Are difficult to predict a any new weather disaster or outbreak such As the War in Angola could cause real shortages and Send prices soaring still further. A a Coffee fungus has been reported in Nicaragua and the . Agriculture department says it a could appreciably affect future Coffee production in the whole Region if the disease is not brought under control and properly a Brazil May choose not to replace All the Coffee Trees destroyed by the Frost. Farmers May switch to quicker bearing crops such As soybeans. A a strike by american longshoremen when their contract comes up for renewal in september. Fashions for the Home and the entire family. Whittle s shoe store Headquarters for red Wing work boots pc Focy fray introducing Liana Ward hair cuts for men amp women Liana will Cut and style your hair with a creative flair. Monday thru saturday Call today i 442-8530 it hair Bender w j Somky no ave 442 a military briefs Mountain Home Idaho now serving at Mountain Home fab Idaho with a tactical air command unit is tech. Sgt. Freddie Miller son of or. And mrs. Leo Miller of Webb City okla. Sgt. Miller a corrosion control technician was previously assigned at Davis Monthan fab Arix. The sergeant is a 1956 graduate of Burbank okla. High school. Couple recently wed Donna Southern and Ray Reznicek were wed recently at the first United methodist Church Hitchcock Tex. The Bride is the daughter of or. And mrs. Donald Southern la Marque Tex., and the Niece of or. And mrs. . Owen 725 North a. The bridegroom is the son of or. And mrs. Louis Reznicek la Marque. La Marque. Also attending the wedding from Arkansas City was Clara Adams 217 Meek the brides aunt. Prestige line of wallpaper and coordinated fabrics Thomas .s7/y.l\ company generations of Crofts Mohip Foster s furniture Marsh s fantastic ladies i menus shoes buy one pair at regular Price get 2nd pair for Only in. Mix or match As you Chokio pay regular Price for the highest priced pair and in for the 2nd pair. Brik a Friend my really have a chg Home. A entire Stock not included a All sales final shoes Winfield
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