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I I | I I I § fta^lbas 5 Open House i s I Sundatf, /i^tesinoan jj December 19,2:30 to 5:00 P. M. \ At Our Greenhouse, Durant jjj Pre-Christmas Showing Of J Potted Plants Centerpieces V And Christmas Wreaths $ Cut Flowers Corsages ft Ycj Are Cordially Invited To Attend. j* Whrf Better wnv To $«y "Merrv Christ- 5 mp':" Than With A Lovely Gift of Flowers? jj Place Your Orders Early. | Durant Floral Co. j % "We Wire Flowers Anywhere, Any Time” £ Durant Phone 5-J 8 . j* ,r& sr* unm I Delicious Riceland Rice Meat Loaf Is Budget Saver Thrifty Riceland Rice 3-Layer Meat Loaf You thrifty budgeteers will thank us for this recipe. Here is the world’s most inexpensive meat loaf! Wonderfully delicious. Extra nourishing. Rich in energy. Quick and easy to fix. And very, very economical! All because it’s made with wonderful Riceland Rice, the thrifty housewife’s best friend. Kicelaiul nice Meat Loaf * cup uncooked Riceland Rice 2 cups ground cooked meat ■% cup bouillon or stock 14 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons flour 4 tablespoons chili sauce 2 tablespoons chopped onion 1 cup tomato sauce To cook Riceland Rice: Put 14 cup of Riceland Rice, % tea spoon of salt and ltfc cups of cold water in a 2-quart sauce pan and cover with a tight-fltting Ud. Set over a hot flame until it boils vigorously. Then reduce the heat as low as possible and aimmer for 14 minutes more. Airing which time the water will be absorbed, making the rice deliciously tender. Remove the Ud, permit the rice to st«am dry to the desired consistency and the grains will be separate and fluffy To make Riceland Rice Meat Loaf: Mix meat with bouillon or •tool; and add salt. Blend butter or margarine with flour. Add to meat stock. Heat to boiling point and add chili sauce and onion. Spread half the cooked IJiceland Rice in a well-greased loaf pan. Over this spread the meat mixture. Cover with re maining Riceland Rice. Press down firmly. Bake in a 350 de gree oven until firm, about 40 minutes. Turn out on a hot plat ter and serve with tomato sauce. Serves 6. To make Tomato Sauce: One and one-half cups canned toma toes; a slice of onion; two table spoons butter or margarine: two tablespoons flour, salt and pepper to taste. Cook onion and tomatoes together fifteen min utes. Strain. Add water to make a cup of tomato sauce. Put but ter or margarine in skillet and cook until lightly browned. Blend in flour. Add tomato mix ture. Bring to a boiling point, oerve with Riceland Rice Meat Loaf. To make quick Tomato Sauce: Heat one can condensed tomato soup with a small piece of bay leaf and four cloves. Simmer a few minutes. Strain. Serve with Riceland Rice Meat Loaf. Hit-eland Rice Is Easy To Cook! Tender! Fluffy! io get uie Dest results with this recipe and all rice recipes, he sure to use Riceland Rice. It's the world's most delicious rice — grown in the heart of the quality rice belt of America. Only the choice, perfect-cooking Tice grains are packed in Rice land packages. This quality rice is quick and easy to cook. Riceland Rice cooks deliciously tender with white, fluffy, individual grains. Most grocers now feature this better-cooking, wonderfully-deli eious, packaged rice—and at eco nomical prices,too! Riceland Rice costs only one-cent a serving. Veterans Q—While living in Canada. 1 converted my National Service Life Insurance to a permanent plan. Now 1 learn that because of Canadian currency controls. I cannot send enough money out of the country to cover my pre miums. What can 1 do about this? A—There have been a number of similar cases You should con tact the currency control office of the country in which you now reside, and if you cannot make a satisfactory arrangement, you should go to the nearest U. S. consulate and explain your prob lem. Q—I am a World War II vete ran and would like to know if my wife is entitled to VA hospitaliza tion? A—If she is an ex service wo man she will be entitled to hospi talization in her own right, but being the wife of a veteran will not of itself make her eligible for VA hospitalization Q—After my discharge from World War II, I surrendered my $10,000 National Service Life In surance converted policy for the cash value. I have re-enlisted and want insurance again. Am I eligi ble? A—Yes. Application for a new NSLI policy may be made while you are in active service. Q— I have a service-connected disability rated at 20 per cent. Am I entitled to an increase be cause of dependents? A—No. Your disability must be rated (50 per cent or more before additional compensation for de pendents is payable. Q—My husband enlisted in the Army December 31, 1946. Is he eligible to receive war service compensation in even of disability incurred in or aggravate by ser vice? A—Yes. President Truman pro claimed the cessation of hostili ties effective 12 noon, December 31, 194b*. However, it has been ascertained that records of the Department of the Army, do not show the hour of enlistment Ac cordingly, it is presumed that an enlistment on December 31, 1946, was entered into prior to noon on that date. However, the dis ability must have been incurred in active service before July 25, 1947. Q—I did not select an optional settlement or my NSLI. In event of my death, is my widow en titled to settlement in a lump sum if she wants it? A—No. Payment in one sum may be made only if designated ^ by the insured. Q—Does Veterans Administra tion give flags to the next of kin of a deceased veteran? A—Yes Flags are issued to drape the casket of a deceased veteran and are given afterwards to the next of kin. Q—What income provision is attached to compensation payable to the widow of an American soldier killed in line of duty? A—There is no income restrict ion to compensation paid for service-connected disability or death Can You Top This? SECURITY for your future based on steady employment — free retirement plan — job train ing with cash value. That’s oppor tunity in the new U. S. Army and U. S- Air Force. What’s more, you'll have educational benefits. You're headed for progress when you see your recruiter. Meet him at Kosciusko, Miss. Now is the time to act! I I Your Holiday Dessert Will Be Supreme If You Serve LuVel EGG NOG ICE CREAM At All i LuVel Dealers - - First grade—Johnny Thornton. Carolyn Pounders. Jimmy Stubbs, Tommy Thornton, Jimmie Bowen, Paul Smith, Sara Delle Tate, Carol Cade, Ann Campbell, Louis Alexander, Sue Pounders, Lida bidden, John Arnold, Johnny Mason, Mary Louise Bowie,, Bet ty Ann Edwards, Nellie Sanders Second grade—Hayes Truitt. Marion Manuel, Phillip Brown ing, John Louis Burrell, Frankie Cade. Third grade—M ary Eleanor Cade, Vera Mae Burrell, Clarence Laugherty, Bernice Snavely, Ray mond Cade, Wayne Cox. Fourth grade—R o s e Marie Brock, Mary Jane Stubbs, Sara Cade, Addie Ellis. Fifth grade—Dona Sue Nor wood, Gail Weaver, Larry Hand, Dorothy Edwards, Dixie Ellis. Sixth grade—Jane Herod, Idris Masey, Frankie Farmer, Lucy Blailock, Seventh garde—Carl Arnold, Curtis Curry. Dorothy Black, Joy | Holmes, Mary Ann Mason, Con I nie Smith, Joan Thornton, Ruth Thornton, Gayle Thornton. Eighth grade—Betty Fay Hand Ninth grade—N o n a Nell Adams, Mary Jane Kyzer. Tenth grade—C u r t i s Arm strong. Janie Thornton. Eleventh grade—C a t h e r i n e Yeager. Maxine McCool, Patricia Ellis. Twelfth grade—Clarice Mc Lellan, Frances Welch. Weekly News Letter by W. F. Bond. Commissioner State Welfare Department There are some who do not understand why an applicant for public assistance cannot be put on the payroll the day he applies for help. After the application is taken all statements have to be verified by looking up court re cords and bank records (with permission of applicant) A visit must be made to the home of the applicant and a budget made on income, if any. not only of the applicant, but the record must be gotten 'of the income of sons and daughters, property owned by them, and the number of de-* pendents in their respective fami lies. All this information must be put together in logical order, typed and presented to the ; County Welfare board at its regu- ! lar monthly meeting for consi deration. Often letters must be written to children living in other states. When the application is finally passed on by the county | it is sent to the state welfare >f 1 fice where it is checked again of this takes from one to three months when funds are available In case of an emergency, quicker action is possible. Any change in the situation of ~g= fare office. If an ADC mother gets married or if any of her children for whom assistance is being given 1 another community or county or out of the State, it is very neces sary that this be reported to the county welfare office. ^==^-— Henry Dairy Products Company Rated High By Slate Department Of Health! The Henry Dairy Products Company, serving Holmes 0 county and vicinity, is happy to announce the continuance of | its "Excellent" rating by the State Board of Health's latest inspection on November 15. "Excellent" is the highest rating given by the State Board, and we are proud that we have maintained this rating from the beginning of operations. > We want the people we serve to know that we are con stantly trying to maintain and improve our products and our | (service, and to let you know that The Products We Service This « Territory With ARE And Always Have Been SUPERIOR To S I State Board Of Health Requirements. I I K STATE REQUIREMENTS OUR RECORD I I I Butterfat Content, I ; Per Pound Milk 3.5 Per Cent 4 Per Cent I ® Maximum Bacteria Count 1,000 1 [a 1 Allowed For Unit 30,000. (A very minimum) M ■ ? Grade: (General Appearance, "Excellent" Highest 8 I Cere of Equipment, etc.) Grade Given 8 • 'I HENRY DAIRY PRODUCTS CO. 1 Lexington, Miss. —:— Phone 70 I I 8 Ifr" d ■■ 5 .1— iiQ i Q " 1 K 1 . s Just In Time For Christmas. Buy Several J Dresses At These Low Prices— ^ Save, Save, Save- 5 i Special Group Of Dresses j Values To $14.95 Only.$4.98 j i Special Group Of Dresses ? Values To $22.95, Only.$8.00 j Special Group Of Fine Dresses. All jj Fall Styles Of 1948. Formerly 5 Priced From $14.95 to $49.50 $ Out They Go, xk Price. ; Blouses, 33' 3% To 50^ Reductions jj Skirts, 33' 3C° To 50% Reductions j Foundation Garments, 33'/3% Off I Every Garment On Sale— J —NationaMy Advertised. 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