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Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (Newspaper) - December 18, 1952, Long Beach, CaliforniaPhone . 70-5951 Rookin for a crowd Best food buys of the vegetables headliners in this land of plenty Are artichokes cabbage celery White potatoes banana and Hubbard Squash lettuce cauliflower tomatoes and Sweet potatoes. How Long since you be had that favorite a toasted Bacon Tomato and cheese Sandwich. Its packed full of nutrition and the fillings Are on the Best buy lists. Broiled tomatoes Are excellent As a go a Long with meats fish or seafood. Cut firm re tomatoes in half. Brush with melted butter or Margarine. Sprinkle with Salt Pepper and grated cheese. Broil with top of tomatoes at lease 3 inches from flame until cheese is melted and Brown. Fruits Here a the situation in fruits. Avocados Grapefruit Navel oranges tangerines pears grapes and apples. Try a Pecan and Avocado salad fill an Avocado with Grapefruit sections Cut in thirds and pile cottage cheese on top. Cover with a generous amount of Pecan pieces and serve with French dressing. Speaking of nuts which Are Here in abundance try using them in hot Sweet sauces for Holiday puddings or for ice Cream sundaes. One reason for the popularity of Grapefruit is the Speed with which it can be served. Little times required to Cut it remove seeds and Center Core and Cut Between sections. Meats and fowl Ham and Turkey Are headlining the Holiday lists. They re excellent for buffets. You can to go wrong in your marketing if you include frying and stewing chickens ground beef beef roasts steaks pork roasts chops spare ribs Bacon picnics pork sausage. Lamb chops cheese. Eggs Are plentiful also Buttermilk cottage cheese. Lets not forget liver both pork and beef. Seafood shellfish Are reasonably priced for the holidays. Fresh crab lobster oysters shrimp and scallops. Excellent choices in fillets Are sole Rockfish cod Haddock. For baking halibut Salmon Barracuda. Jane Carver food editor Holiday entertaining should be fun. But no party a a real Success unless you the hostess enjoy it too. Buffets Are excellent ways to serve Large numbers of guests. Star cold glazed Ham with potatoes a Gratin for the hot dish and a big tossed salad. Mocha iceberg doubles As dessert and beverage with Rich fruit cake. Potatoes a Gratin serves 25 potatoes 2 8-ounce boxes cheese crackers 2 cupe diced onions 2 Tablespoons Salt Teaspoon Pepper 6 cups milk 2 Tablespoons butter Peel potatoes and. Slice thin. Set aside 50 cheese crackers for Topping. Layer remaining crackers with potato slices and diced onion in two 3-quart casseroles. Combine Salt Pepper and milk. Pour half into each casserole. Cover and bake in a moderately hot oven 375 Deg. Of 1 hour. Remove from oven. Crumble reserved crackers into coarse crumbs. Spread evenly Over each casserole. Dot with butter. Return to oven and Cook 10 minutes longer or until crumbs Are Golden Brown. Mocha iceberg serves 25 about 4 quarts Strong Coffee 3 cups Waterf a cups sugar Teaspoons Vanilla squares unsweetened chocolate quarts and i cup milk 1 cup heavy Erevani whipped Nutmeg if desired fruit cake freeze part of the Coffee in a fancy Mold to float in punch bowl freeze the rest into individual ice cubes. Put water sugar Vanilla and unsweetened chocolate in Saucepan. Bring to boil stir until blended. Pour in milk blend thoroughly. Chill. Pour into a Large punch bowl Over Large Frozen Coffee Mold. Top with whipped Cream and a dash of cinnamon and Nutmeg if desired. A Coffee ice cube topped with whipped Cream goes in each individual punch cup. Serve with assorted cookies and fruit cake. 1 i 8 a it Lakewood round up by Joan Dupont residents of the Lake Ood Plaza los Altos Park estates and Walker amp Lee College and University districts and surrounding areas Are invited to phone Joan Dupont at 90-1,752 with news of trips parties of All kinds anniversaries births visitors card clubs Etc. In Only a week we will be watching or listening to Dickens Christmas Carol hanging up stockings and putting to bed children who would rather stay up All night watching for Santa. Woe betide any of those packages not yet mailed to any far away friends or relatives. Even a Christmas card to your neighbor Down the Street might by those strange quirks which seem to Rule the Post office in Holiday seasons not reach its destination until dec. 26. But this is the time for putting a Happy period to 1952, and Lakewood ites seem to be doing just that. A los Altos Day a the first Ever held will be enjoyed by residents of that growing Community this saturday with All profits to go to the los Altos boys and girls building fund. Sponsors of the Gigantic event is the los Altos club. A Bacon and hot Eake break fast will be served from 8 a. To noon under the management of Thrift Mart Market and the general Mills co. These two firms Are also donating a a door prizes for the event among which will be television sets appliances and groceries. Entertainment for children and grown ups both will be provided throughout the Day. Highlighting the activities will be the crowning of a Queen to be selected from among los Altos girls. Boys club. He described his career in social work with children both Here and abroad. It. Comdr. And mrs. K. L. Mell 3460 Marber ave., were among those attending the Ward room cocktail party Given by officers of the u. S. S. St. Paul on dec. 10. It was held at Allen Center Long Beach Navy shipyard at 7 30 p. The ships orchestra provided dancing music for the nearly 60 officers and wives who attended. A a hilarity ruled the Roost at Hoefly a restaurant on dec. 10, when the Lakewood toastmasters club old their ladies night anal Christmas party. There were 34 present including 10 nonmember guests and All brought presents which were later drawn from a grab bag. Don Briggs with a ladies of fashion won the speakers cup for the evening. Other speakers included Robert Thompson with a Chain reaction a Grey Simpsons Impromptu a a How to develop an Impromptu speech a and Lewis Ward with a a How to evaluators in order for the respective speakers were Milton Cantor Paul Jenkins Jack Rogers and Ralph Var is. Toastmaster of the evening was Nelson Crandall general evaluator was Darrel Morgan and Milton Cantor was grammar continued on Page 10. The girl in t included but everything else goes toward the Lakewood Junior red Cross chapter drive for toys to be Given to the children s Wing at Seaside memorial Hospital. Happily surrounded by gifts Here is Frances Ennis 14, eighth grader at Lakewood Junior High and daughter of or. And mrs. F. W. Ennis 5438 Ebell St. Staff photo City College Capers the festival is Only part of the big youth fund drive being carried out by the new los Altos Lions club which is Only four months old. Along with the los Altos women a club they Are also raising funds for a youth Center which will House a swimming Pool recreational facilities for youths and a Pavilion for adults. At their last meeting the group had As their guest speaker Morris a. Bugbee executive director of the Long Beach by Jeneal Crowley greetings fellow rejoices by rejoices of course i mean those of us who Are going to be free for two whole weeks. Did no to Cha know its Christmas time does no to quite seem like Christmas this year we be noticed too. What with Beach weather and the world conditions what they Are but the real Christmas spirit can to be lost no matter How hidden it May seem. So get out the Mistletoe and have a Merri Holiday season. A i Long Beach City College got in the seasonal swing last Friday with the five clubs Christmas party. It was held at recreation Park clubhouse. At least 150 persons attended. The music of Emile Lacam brass orchestra swayed the crowd while a variety show entertained them. Those on the Agenda for the show were Dick Neumaier at the 88 piano to those of you know notes Spanish dance and vocal renditions by Jack Vren neck and Bob smart. The party was sponsored by the pan american club. French club Alpha my Gamma the forum and German students. Or. Drummond was the adviser for the affair. Still in the same vein the choral for Christmas was presented last sunday evening in the first Baptist Church at 10th and Pine. Or. Gerald Strang was in charge of the performance which was presented to the throng free of charge and directed the choir through its presentation on the a a magnificat by Pachelbel in its first Southern California continued on Page 10. Your Pat Wilson a Christmas luncheon for Woodrow Wilson High school Pat Board members and guests is slated for Friday noon in the spacious Home of or. And mrs. G. G. Verbryck 519 Park ave. Assisting mrs. Verbryck will be Mes. Kenneth Barnes Frank James Donald p. Nash Donald c. Air ruler a. P. Springer and Elmer c. Swanson. Special guests invited include e. O. Bemis principal and mrs. mrs. A. V. Laughlin vice president of the Long Beach Council of the California Congress of parents and teachers and unit adviser of the Wilson unit Harry Moore head of All the High schools in Long Beach miss Ruth Pitchford vice principal Leon Catlin assistant principal miss Alice Green Sophomore Counselor Thomas r. Wattelet senior Counselor miss Helen Iredell librarian and mrs. Lyman Al Guire teacher and inside publicity chairman for the unit. Following luncheon mrs. T. B. Herman president will conduct a Short business meeting. Instead of the usual gift Exchange each Board member will donate $1 to help provide additional coat and purse Racks to be used at the school dances. These facilities Are inadequate according to some of the parents who have been helping with the dances. Following the suggestion to donate the Money for the material Board members voted unanimously to do his instead of conducting the gift Exchange. There will be no Pat meeting this month however All Are invited to the Christmas program by the school drama and music departments tonight at 7 30 in the auditorium. Council Long Beach Council of parents and teachers held its elected officers meeting tuesday at 9 30 a. In the Home of mrs. Edward j. Bragg 5615 Sorrento or. Following the meeting luncheon was served by Mes. C. R. Fromlath Gordon Bannister Harry Serex t. A. Petersen and Edward j. Bragg. Members exchanged homemade Christmas gifts. Emerson Emerson Pat held an evening meeting dec. 9 in the the holy night Quot in the form of a three act tableau was presented tuesday at Samuel Gompers Pat meeting by mrs. C. Vandament s sixth Grade students. The Manger scene above shows Linda Limuti As Mary Brian Nelson As Joseph and Jimmy Deblois Ronnie Miller and Jack Robshaw As the three shepherds. Linda Burnight right was narrator. Background music was provided by the glee club under direction of miss Helen Bacon. These scenes were preceded by the Junior choral group composed of mrs. Mary Wagner s second Grade class. Staff photo Bellflower Artesia Paramount by Gertrude stoffels making Christmas brighter for 100 youngsters of the Artesia area the Artesia woman a club is hos Tessing a gala Christmas party for them this evening starting at 8 in the woman a clubhouse. There will be the traditional Christmas tree entertainment. Santa Claus will arrive in person to present each child with a Gilt. 0 mrs. Jane Elliott general chairman of the event has arranged the appearance of magician Jimmy Patterson of Long Beach to entertain the children. Members of girl scout troop 103, sponsored by the club have Given of their time to fill the 100 sacks of nuts and Candy to be distributed at the party. A the Littlest Angels and a a Christmas dream a Are the titles of two films to be presented Friday by the Lynn Mokler Parent teacher association in Paramount at the annual Christmas party for the students of the school. The party will be Given by the teachers and room mothers. A group of friends from Paramount and Bellflower who enjoyed a Turkey Din Williams school 1 o give Christ Mas pageant tonight Downey Spencer v. Williams school will present a Christmas pageant instead of the Pat meeting at 7 30 p. M., today in the cafe orium. According to principal Howard Crocker. The program is an outgrowth of fhe study of Christmas and its meaning and appreciation of Yule time songs by students in their regular classroom work. Students have produced copies of three Large stained Glass windows which will be part of the setting. A choir of 125 pupils from the three upper grades has prepared songs under the direction of miss Josie Mitchell musical consultant. Upper Grade room mothers have made or donate costumes under direction of mrs. James Haldeman Pat room Mother chairman. Little Lake Yule program tonight Norwalk a Lakeland lit tie Lake and Lakeview schools of Norwalk will band together to present a Christmas program at 7 45 p. Today in the Little Lake auditorium. Ranchito Mother singers will provide Christmas music. Miss Mabel Rice will Tell the Story of a the Man who rents Rev. Wesley c. Baker of presbyterian Church of the covenant will deliver the inspirational. Little Lake districts newly organized group of Mother singers will sing preceding the program. Refreshments and child care will be provided. Ner at the Home of or. And mrs. Gerard Vander Ham tuesday evening were or. And mrs. Herman Van Leeuwen Ted Postma mrs. Gertrude Van Kerken mrs. Anna Van Delft mrs. Charles Koopman or. And mrs. William Landman and or. And mrs. Abben Piekema. A Christmas in Many Conn tries a was the theme for a recent meeting by the los Cerritos Pat in Paramount. A 30-minute play in pantomime and song was staged by pupils of the fourth fifth and sixth grades. Serving As master of ceremonies for the event which depicted Christmas in Israel Germany the Netherlands and Mexico was Billy Kennedy a sixth grader. Following the show All pupils joined in singing Christmas songs accompanied at the piano by mrs. Pearl Sager. Serving As guest soloist was mrs. Dorothy Howe. A personal visit from Santa Claus last sunday evening brightened the Holiday spirit for 9-y e r a old Betty Walker of Bellflower who until she became bedridden Early this year with rheumatic fever was a student at Horace Mann school and Active in girl scouting and Many other activities. Betty a Bright and cheerful youngster resides with her two younger Sisters Beverly and Janice at the Home of their grandparents or. And mrs. Alva evens of 5959 Graywood ave. The girls big disappointment came when she saw her Sisters leave last sunday afternoon for a Christmas party at the Fred Totten dance studio w Here Betty used to attend with her Sisters. So the studio arranged to have their staff accompany Santa Claus on a personal visit to the girls bedside that evening. Students at Washington. Junior High school in Bellflower. Were to enjoy a Christmas party and gift Exchange this afternoon in the school auditorium. Refreshments were to be served them by the schools Pat members. Fish trophies for catching the largest fish during the past year were presented at a recent meeting held by the Bellflower sportswomen a club. The two women receiving trophies were mrs. Claude Schenk for the largest fresh water fish which was a three Pound Bass and mrs. W. W. Wagner who had caught the largest Salt water fish a 16 la. Tuna. Presentations were made by mrs. John Landis a past president. Fresh meat and vegetables will be furnished by the Raymond Collins Pat for Christmas baskets for needy families other items for which will be brought to the children a Christmas party to be held Friday at the Raymond Collins school. Mrs. E. W. A Kin welfare chairman of the Pat unit is in charge of the project. A a a All costumes for the Bellflower High school Christmas play a the Christmas Story a which will be presented to the Public Friday at the school were made by students of the clothing classes. The 14 different costumes made of White flannel and dyed to the desired colors will be stored for future use. Norwalk Downey by Donna Ray Hale with a Jingle of Sleigh Bells and a Hearty laugh that Jolly old gentleman named Santa Claus has invaded the communities of Norwalk and Downey again and everyone seems to be planning some event in keeping with the Holiday season. Mrs. Leona myer will be hostess to members of Norwalk business and professional women a club at a Christmas party including program and gift Exchange at her Home at 8 p. M., today. Mrs. Agnes Marshall Heads the committee in charge of arrangements. In Downey a teen Yule dance is planned for 7 30 p. Friday in the Rives Avenue school under sponsorship of the old River school mothers club. Bob Odie and his five piece orchestra will furnish music. Gifts and prizes will be provided. A a a members of Harold l. Kagarice veterans of foreign wars auxiliary 7138 in Norwalk will hold their annual Christmas party for families of the Post and auxiliary at 6 p. M., dec. 20, in american legion Hall. Mrs. Corrine Stitt press chairman says that there will be a program and gift Exchange. Officers and chairmen of the auxiliary gathered at the Home of mrs. Lorraine Craig and wrapped packages and made favors under the direction of president Ida Anderson for the party the group will sponsor dec. 21 at Long Beach veterans Hospital. Women a auxiliary of episcopal Church of the incarnation Norwalk will give a party for women of the Church at 8 p. M., today at the Home of mrs. Betty firzpatrick. Mrs. Merrill Helms president will be in charge of a Short business meeting. The social hour will include a program and gift Exchange. A in mrs. Willard Woodrow of Downey was hostess to members of Gallatin school mothers club at a doughnut Dunk at her Home. Mrs. Virginia Boyes president received the guests at the door and Mes. Virginia Olson and Frances Armell presided at the Coffee table. Children of Grayland Avenue school brought gifts of toys and clothing for the welfare continued on Page 10. J x

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