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[The echo]. volume ([Pisgah Forest, N.C.) 1940-19??, December 01, 1952, Image 21

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Shown at right ewe four Transylvania County boys with their baby beeves at the recent Vat Stock Show and Sale at Enka. From left to right are: "Dick” Bryson, son of Ollie Bry son (Protection); Fred Mc Call, son of F. L. "Buck” McCall (Protection); John Canup. son of James Can- up (Refining); and Tom my Payne of the Process Control (Cellophane). HOLIDAY BUBBLES Soap bubbles are a constant source of delight to the small fry no matter what season comes ’round. All mother has to provide are the neces sary ingredients—soapsuds, a few drops of glycer ine, some gum arabic to make the bubbles more elastic, and a clay pipe. For added novelty dur ing the holiday weeks, add a bit of cranberry juice to the soap solution for a Kriss Kringle aura. The bubbles will show bright Christmas red. Good news for party-givers is an inexpensive ice bucket guaranteed to keep 60 cubes frozen for 12 hours. It can easily be kept as clean as a whistle—for it’s made of washable fiber- board. Outer covering is gaily patterned, heavy vinyl plastic which can be sudsed as often as necessary. Inner lining is fiberglas which can be kept fresh and sanitary by washing frequently with a sponge and warm soapsuds. . t j j Morgan Hunter s fme Jersey cow was awarded An easy Christmas touch can be had with side- ^'^^^^ns and a cash prize in the W. N. C table bouquets or a centerpiece of feathery ;ver- dairy show held recently near Enka. Bob green sprigs. A simple way to arrange them ef- Eoi^e, left, assistant county ^ own wt fectively is to drive them firmly and deeply into yotmg Hunter and his Jersey. Morgan the son a bar of soap "/ Hunter, employee of Paper vintshing. "I ain’t impressed,” announced the old hunter, SURE LOOKS IT! "with any of the stories about people hittin’ game i i ■/•• • from a triflin’ ^00 or 400 yards. Why, one day Caught in a week-end traffic jarn, you may lave I was a-slouchin’ along the trail when these old fumed that "it looks like everybody in the whole telescope eyes spots a nice buck. I rammed a country is out riding! . . . Could be. There are charge down the gun barrel, then some wadding enough cars in our land to take everybody in ^ and a couple ounces of salt. Then I let ’er fly— ^ same time actually about 43,000,- BANG—and that old buck dropped.” 000 automobiles registered. "That’s very interesting,” an old crony remark ed, "but why the salt?” ' Bread stays soft longest when stored at 75 deg. "Shucks, bud, that deer was so far off I had to to 85 deg. F., according to a recent research report, do somethin’ to keep the meat from spoilin’ be- The finding runs counter to the opinion of house- fore I could get there. ” wives who keep bread in the refrigerator. 19

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