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! J VISITS 's ] Janet F. Rseder tl Reddout remem- ~eeting her hus- Ed, ,over thirty-six ~-le carried my "-it must have been I was a telephone or," she said. l Ethel and Ed were one company em- s at the time of the she recalls. Ed Red- recently retired Telephone Corn- after a career that those 36 years. eParable it seems, mJdouts refer to and is one another in conversation with of many years of ility. '%YeYe very everything we de together. When .do I was dow ld, referring to Ed's ieareer with the ,,COmpany. q/Vhen ~Up, I Was up." g about retire k April of ~2 after ~!I years, Zd said, m always been a always by my at" is F. Rseder i side The company's been tension--all of that's be good to us." Now the cou- hind us. If it sounds like pleenjoysmakingPerkine were having fun in our their new home '~Ve don~ retirement, you're exactly have that pressure and right," Ed wd. A smaller town agrees with Ethel Reddout and her husband Ed, who are enjoyi~ retkement and a of pace from a larger city. really trust in God David felt often the stood he would be heard scriptures are ' eyes of the Lord upon and saved because the , one discovers the him," because of the awe God he served, 'Tulfills of placing full and the hope he had inthe desires of those who God. The ' ear" His unfailing love fear Him." (Psalms 145.19 and the result {Psalms 33.18 NIV) NIV) rn ersntial trust for From his many battle The writer of the Prov- are both experinces, the valiant erbs speaks of reverence blessings, shepherd turned warrior, and the fear of GOd as great Who left us the beloved basic to all wisdom. The into the poetry of the Word, knew Living Bible translates of man to well that an angel of the how sought after that GOd to man. Lord would be sent out to wisdom need be, by in- own varied ex- ' ncamp around those forming us that, ' now- David so aptly who fear Him." He knewing GOd results in every his own trust deliverance and he knew other kind of understand- of the Most too, ' hose who fear Him ing." (Proverbs 9.10 TLB) lack nothing." (Psalms t his fear 34.7,9 NIV) VERSE allows the Lord to Crying out throughout Humility and fear of the in him and make his life, to a God he feared Lord bring wealth and known, and trusted, David rever- honor and lif 25.14 NIV) enced the Lord. He under- Proverbs 22.4 (NIV) IT OVER Saint Valentine spread love and started Valentine's of Hearts, and in StoreS, and drug ,lift- the heart . Cash registers somehow for of giving One you love Valentine never he was do- in his just a kind- human-being do the the kindness his area even to the j after's while in of love is spread Our nation on 14 because of man's g~sture of his kind day instead of need a lot of money. folk go over- get a big their home for their and real fesl- expressed on The time their real early day Mothers, amd even dads may be thrilled froming and pleading with their child's LOVE for God for guidance while them. tears streamed down his I have fond memories of bony face. He was a my school teaching days product of his time and at Valentine time known as the rail plittlng February 12 is another president. memorable day, Abraham Lincoln not only lost his Lincoln was born on this mother in early life but date many years ago. His also lost his first early childhood was spent sweetheart, Ann Rut- in the wilderness of the ledge Some thought he American frontier. He lost never got over that. He his mother in death when was known to back out on quite young. His father his first wedding arrange- knowing how hard it ment to his wife but she would be to face the hard- eventually became Mrs. ships in the backwoods Abe LincohL The death of with a small son returned his small son, Willie, to his earlier home and grieved him greatly while brought back a step- in the White House mother for little Abe The I am always reminded new Mrs. Lincoln must of President Lincoln when have been a very under- the lilacs bloom in spring. standing, God fearing, For when he was killed his kind, and loving person body passed thru seven for she soon took Abra- states on the way/or his ham under her wing. He burial in his home state grew to love her. In later Negro women picked llfe during his political lilacs to strew along the career he showed his train rout respect. He was thought- President Lincoln ranks ful of her. She undoubted- as on- of our greatest. 13" helped to guide him on -o- his path to later success- FRIENDSHIP CLUB ful living. He made use of MEETS every opportunity to ob- The Friendship Club tain knowledge He would held their monthly meet- walk miles to borrow a ing at the home of Zola book to read by the light Miller. day Feb. 6. of a pine knot beside a r .at for the meeting fireplace ,~,e Doyle VanZandt, Even tho Abraham Lin- Mac Decker, Tillie Bate coin never joined a church son, Clara Westfall, he was close to God. Dur- Lenora West, Mabel Bick- ing the trying time of the ell Ruth Stanley, and a Civil War he could be guest, Mrs. Miller's heard on his knees pray- mother, Mr& Nora Fultov. The Perkins Journal Tbumday, February 9, 1984 -- PAGE 9 yOUR PROFESSION at Jerkins is clerk Police Dept. By Janet F. Reeder --- : ~ , Being the daughter of a ,. law e~orcement officer~ ~.~. | has had a real offoct on i:i Jerkins' Th. Perkins womankinvol l .... i i in police work and is also married to a Stillwatsr ....... ii~:~:~ Long-time Stillwatermoving here from the As the daughter of Sgt. residents, the Reddoute City, '~ve~e ready to go James Moser of the OSU are enjoying their reloca, thirty minutes in ad- Security Department~ and i i ~I tion from Oklahoma City,van~" ~ both claim to the wife of John Jerkins of where they have spent the enjoy the slower pace the Stillwater Police past 13 year~ They livedhere. "We just laugh Department, the young in Stillwater for over though, because hem we woman's interest in law ~ :~.~ j~ twenty years prior to the am, ready to go, and it's enforcement work is very t ransfercity, to Oklahoma, not time to go yet," Ethelsald.. ' . much a familYareMOSerperkinsand hiSresidents.~interest.Marg~ S l~l ~ ..... ~: .... ~"~-'~m~ i The Reddouts two ~:~ ~~ ~ 'daughters are both mar; CHICKEN KIEV Carri cites '~m inner ried and live out of state 1 stick butter need to help people" as Tryin8 to encourage Scouting in Perkins will be Linda (Mrs. Allen) Dew 1 cup Progresso Italian her reason for being in- taking up a lot of Card Jerkins' spare time soon. ton, lies in Galthemburg, style bread crumbs terested in the profession. The young woman is in her !ast week of employment Maryland, where Allen is 2 T. grated parmesan She has recently had the with the OSU Security Divmlon, where she hu been involved in dentistry with cheese opportunity to view the active as an officer and in the office. Betheeda Naval School 1 T. each of basil andapplication she originally The Deatone have three oregano leaves ~urned in to apply for a Coordinating communi- lymember to listen while children, Lan~ 9, Denise, t. garlic salt I.ositioin with the OSUcation with the computer a boy recites work neces- 7, and Patrick, 5. t. salt Police Department, where center and compiling sary for meriting badges, Janice (Mrs. Larry} 2 chicken breasts (split she i~resently serves as a records as well as sem-or maybe the assistancoin Bishop resides in Lexing- and boneless) senior clerk typist. ton, Kentucky. Larry cup apple juice On the application Car:ester, yearly and year end learning to tie knots, for reports, are all part of a example, all help a lboy works with IBM. The cup chopped green ri had written eelings day's work. The office and a family both. 'Tou Bishops have two chil- onions about my Dad, because I issues parking permits just have to make time for dren, Bruc 9, and Julie, cup fresh parsley admired him so much-- and prbcesses the tickets things" the young mother" 6. On remembering the {optional} had so much respect for that are written on cam- admits. grandchildren's ages, Heat oven to 375 Melthim," as reason for her pus daily. " As a Den Mother, with Ethel sald they would call butter. Combine breaddesire to enter policeReorganizing office " the help of Assistant Den soon to talk with Julie crumbs, cheese, basil, work. Though, for health manuals and Wnaking it Mother, Cindy Antle, Car- "She's six today," her oregano, garlic salt and reasons, Carri will soon easier for supervisors to ri says, scouting is an grandmother said. The salt. leave her position with find information," have important activity for the three families stay in close Dip breasts in meltedOSUPD, she feels that she touch even though milesbutter, then coat with I will return to law enforce- been two of many goals eight boys in their den. Carri feels she has assisted perkins has two dens and apart, crumb mixture; rese re- ment work in the future the OSUPD in reaching, two Webelos presently. That ees in the fa- maluing butter. Carrib experience has Though the 15th will "My goal is that by next mily, Ed says, is from the Place breasts skin side encompassed work as an mark the end of police year, the size of the pack fact that while raising up inungremmdpm Balm officer in the field, where work for he , for now, will be doubled," Carri their children, they never 50 to 60 minutes or until she was involved in such she feels satisfaction said. did anything that they breasts are fork tender, things as traffic control when she realizes that she She invites anyone in- couldn take the children Meanwhile, add apple She has also been active along. "It's rubbed off," juice, green onions and has accomplished, 'tighty terested in Cub Scouts to parsley to reserved melted contact her, Cindy Antle, butter {about ~ cup). or Cub Master, Rick Ford. Ethel feels, in the way her daughters are raising their families. 'Dur hndly wouldn be very strong if it waen for the Lord," Ethel said. 'The strength of my fami- ly comes from a promise that I claim from Psalms 27:1, where it says, The Lord is the strength d my life, of whom shall I be afraid?' " Working outside the home after her marriage and while the girls were young was not en- couragod, Ethel admit 'The only. way that I could work, was to find a way that I could he home when our children were home--when both of them were in hooL" She laughe a little when she recalls coming home and telling Ed that she had found just the right jol One that would even allow her to have the days and holidays off that the girls were out of schooL '~o, I was cashier at the school cefvtsria," she said. The position started out part-time and turned into a lull-time job accord- ing to Ed, who ssid, she ' mdly spot/ed the kids" For ymmg homemsker Ethel says, 'The first thing they need is to have a Christian mate And, then as long as yours walking with the Lord-- it needs to be an everyday thing, and especially a fa- m~ th~s. "It takes the husband and the wife to make the home what it needs to be," Ethel said. "It seems like so many young women don know how to cook. I don~ think they~ had the experience at home maybe as much." The ability a hom~nak- er needs has to he taught Ethel feel~ She smiled when she reflected about her grown daughters. "I was proud when they mar, ried, because I knew they both could cook," she NkL The Reddonts. in very active lit sports fans, fol- lowing the teams to many out of town game They enjoy OaU basketball and wr tlins. Flower ing and ceramics are per- somd involvem ta "We have one problem hn" Ed ment- lnS When chicken is golden brown, pour the butter sauce over breast Con- tinue baking for 3 to 5 mlnutm or until the sauce is heated through. Serve with sauce spooned over breeste $$e$ SQUASH CASSEROLE 4 zucchini squash 5 yellow squash 1 large onion Wash squash well and cut in slices about inch thick. Slice onion thin and saute squash and onion in skillet with cube of melt- ed ole Salt and pepper and simmer until tender but not mushy. (Put lid on skillet.) When tender place a layer of squash in buttered casserole then a layer of thin slices of tomatoea Then a layer of cheddar cheese. Add another layer of squash. Put a few slices of toma- toes on top then sprinkle heavy with parmesan cheese and balm 30 to 40 minutes at 375 $$$$ JELI O SPICED GRAPE SALAD 1 303 can Spiced white grapes, drained and cut in half 1 Ige box of lime Jeli When Jell and grape mixturs is set, serve on lettuce topped with mayonnaise and sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese $$$$ LIGI T ROLLS I cake yea~,' cup warm water 2 T. sugar Let stand 45 minutes II 1V, cups shortening 2 cups warm water T. salt 1 cup sugar When the shortening has been melted add 1 well beaten egg. Add yeast mixtur stir in 8 to 9 cups of flour. Let dough rise until double in size make out into rolls. Or work dough down and place in refrigerator. .855 CR'USTLESS APPLE PIE Slice appll very thin to fill a pie plate Over these sprinl cup white en. at. Pines down to firm. in rape prevention pro- grams through her work. Carri feels that women have a "very unique role" in police work, 'bspecially in sexual crim " not just in the typical juvenile cases where women's at- tributes show themselves, she says. "There is defini- tely a place for women in law enforcement. The mother of two sons, Matthew, 8, and Joey, 18 month& Carri had consid- ered staying at home with her children, and did so percent of the detailed goals I set when I came back to work" Plans now for Carri will include getting back in good shape physically, and devoting more time to her home and family. An enthusiasm for Cub Scouts will definitely benefit from Carri's ef- forts. "I would like to see perkins grow and develop in Scouts," she said. "I'm going to stay with it until the boys make eagle" She feels that the time -o- OES TO HAVE OFFICIAL VISIT The Perkins Chapter No. 119 Order of Eastern Star will have its official visit of the District Deputy. Bonnie Johnson, February 9 at 6 p.nL A co- vered dish dinner will be followed by the meeting. " Balloting for new mem- bers will be a part of the for eight months aftercommittment is minimal program, formal attire is Joey was born. A call to for the rewards of family requested. Refreshments her with the challenge of involvement that come as by Zula Henderson and solving some problems a result of activities Diana Crawford will fol- in the parking division, the boys participate in low the meeting. brought her into the through the program. All members are en- office Getting parents or a fami- couraged to attend. A third of American children i have no tooth decay Dr. John Thomp n Jr. D.M D. Over a third of Ameri- can school children--37 per cent, to he exact-- have no tooth decay! That's the good news an- nounced by the National Caries Program of the Na- tional Institute of Dental Research, based on their survey of 40,000 children earth's crust. It can he found in soil plants, and water. High amounts of fluoride are present in seafood and tea All water contains some fluoride, but water from shallow level was reached. But what about those children who live in an area with no community water supply7 Fluoride can be added to the water supply of thei school or wells often has much less. fluoride" tablets or drops than that of artesian wells may .be preseribed by Or the ocean, their-dentist. To have strong "teeth,. For additional p.rpte~- people need fluoride The tion against decay, fluo- aged 5 to 17. In the last World Health Organiza- ride toothpastes and decade, tooth decay tion considers to be an" mouthrinses Can be u d' among this age group has eesen element for gbod at home daily.- During declined 32 per cent. This dental health. Fhoride is reguiar dental .sits, your . means that the average child now has about five cavities, while his older brother or sister, who at- tended school in the early 1970 would have had seven. Nobody knows for sure why childrenb teeth are stronger today, but dental researchers believe the credit belongs to fluoride Fluoride is a form of fluo- rine, the thirteenth most common element in the Cream the following. cup butter ~A cup flour cup brown sugar 2 t. cinnamon Spread over top of ap- use tlnSm to distri uto it well Bake in a slow oven 300 about, 45 minuto Serve plain or with whippad "O" of special benefit to chil- dentist or dental liygiedst dren, because their.testh, may apply a flu ide solu- am still developing, but re-" tion or gel to your child's cent studies have shownteeth By introducing a that adults can benefit once-a-week "fluoride from fluoride, mouthrinse program,. Exactly how fluoride many school, districts mal m teeth stronger is have cut tooth decay not known. It may affect " among their pupils by 20 the crystals in the tooth to 50 per cent. enamel. It may stop the Inexpensive, . safe, growth of bacteria on the effective--all of these teeth. It may. somehow words can be used when help the tooth enamel talking about fluoride It recover from early decay, saves children,s teeth and Whatever it does, fluo- parents' dollars. No ride work If enough flu wonder every major ride is in the commun/ty American health organi- water supply, decay can Zation supports the use of be reduced by 50 to 70 per fluoride ent. About 112 milltori -o- people in Amer/ca today INTERESTING drink water that contains . ELECTION - .the right amount of " APPARENTLY? fluoride--onepm parndl-" MORRIS-- It was lion. In some of thesenoted in the Morris Jotu communities, the fluoride hal that last only 76 was in the water supply people voted in the school naturally;, in othe~ it was election. This year 445 added un~l the correct turned out. !i ii