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QUESTION—O. Newsom, Cooperstown, N.Y., would like
to buy an Aladdin Lamp that is either electric or oil or ker
osene, but not the Aladdin mantel type. He wants the shape,
the kind rubbed for a wish in the story of the Magic Lamp.
QUESTION Nancy Cummings, Bolivar, would like to
know why celery plants go to seed. She has grown celery all
her life and the last two years, some of the plants go to seed
instead of developing a nice stalk. *
QUESTION—M. Carver writes: What a surprise in our gar
den when we discovered the local nursery supplied us with
cabbage plants instead of brussels sprouts. We would like to
know how they are handled while fresh.
QUESTION Shirley Baer, New Freedom, would like
handmade aluminum made during the late 1930 s and 19405,
especially those with designs of animals, flowers, and fowl.
ANSWER Peg Koser, Lancaster, asked how to remove
odors such as cantaloupe, onions, and cucumbers from plas
tic containers. Thanks to Kathryn B. Robson, Lebanon, for
suggesting the following: Crumple newspaper and stuff in
container. Let container stand for a day or more and odor will
disappear. You can repeat the procedure if odor does not dis
appear the first time.
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ANSWER Betsy Dehn, Spencerville, Md., writes that
when she was young, there was a story that went something
iike this: It was nearing the Christmas holidays and the apple
tree was feeling sad and forlorn. His branches were bare and
plain whereas the pine tree was decorated with tinsel and glit
ter. The apple tree complained to God and God said to the
apple tree that he would give the tree a special gift. Betsy
doesn't remember the remainder of the story, but God ended
up putting a Christmas star in the heart of each apple. If you
cut an apple crosswise, you will find a perfectly shaped five
point star in the heart of the apple. Betsy would like to have the
complete story of how the star came to appear in the center of
Thanks to Carolyn Zachariaa, Lehighton, who sent the fol
lowing version. She also remembers her minister telling a dif
ferent version of the story several years ago.
Once upon a time, there was a little star in the sky. This little
star was not happy. It wanted to have a home with no windows
and no doors and a little brown chimney.
The star came down to earth and went into the woods. It
met a bear.
"Do you know where I can find a home with no windows, no
doors, and a little brown chimney?" it asked.
Mr. Bear said, *No, but why don't you ask Mr. Fox?"
So the star asked Mr. Fox. "Do you know where I can find a
home with no windows, no doors, and a a little brown
Mr. Fox said no, but told the star to ask Mr. Owl
So the star asked Mr. Owl. “Do you know where I can find a
house with no windows, no doors, and a little brown
Mr. Owl said, ‘Don’t you know, little star, of the perfect
place you are looking for?”
Now, separate the two halves of the apple. What do you
see? Surprise! The chimney Is the stem.
255 PLANE TREE DRIVE
LANCASTER, PA 17603
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UncMttr Farming, Saturday, Soptambar 10,1M4-817
E. WEAVER KITCHENS
Custom Kitchens, Vanities and
20 Years Experience
ter Co.) The art of traditional
rug hooking will be taught by
nationally known rug maker, Pat
Hotnafius at the Heritage House
Museum, 43 East High Street, Eli
zabethtown. The four-session
class will be held on the following
Saturday mornings from 10:00
A.M. to 12:00 Noon: October 1
and IS, November 5 and 19.
A member of the Directory of
Traditional Craftsmen, sponsored
by “Early American Life", Pat has
designed hooked rugs featured in
that publication for eight years.
Her hooked rugs have appeared in
many national magazines: “Coun
ty Living", “Country Home",
“Rug Hooking", “Piecework”,
and Tune-Life Country Crafts.
Anyone interested in rug
hooldng may attend the class from
the newest beginner to those with
a great deal of experience. How
ever, the equipment needed is an
All materials supplies can be
ordered during the October 1 class
session from Pat Homafius. For
those who are beginners, a small
rug kit will be available with pat
tern on burlap and hand-dyed
wool for the cost of from $5O to
To register for the four-session
rug hooking class, send your
name, address, telephone number,
and a check for $6O to: Elizabeth
town Preservation Associate. Inc.,
220 Anchor Road. Elizabethtown,
PA 17022. Deadline for reserva
tions is September 17.
Registration and payment for
the class may also be made at the
Hertiage House Museum during
its regularly scheduled hours:
Thursdays, 12:00-5:00; Fridays,
9:00-5:00; Saturdays, 9:00-11:30.
the Right Price”
New Holland, PA