October 22, 2009
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Eva’s Tomato Cheese Salad
1 pt. tomato juice
1 can crushed pineapple
gelatin in cold water and dissolve in a little hot tomato juice. Mix
together with remaining ingredients. Freeze. Serves 8. A tiny bit of
red food coloring may be added.
2 onions, chopped fine
2 green peppers, chopped fine
onions and peppers in shortening, add ground beef and cook until
mixture falls apart. Add rice, tomatoes, juice and seasonings. Pour in
a casserole and bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes or until rice
Mama Bates’ Doughnuts
4 cups flour
4 tsp. baking powder
Mix until dough forms. Roll to 1/2 thick. Cut with doughnut cutter. Fry in deep, hot shortening. As they brown and come to the top, take out and drain on brown paper. Roll in sugar.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 28, 1999
Mississippi Spay Bus
The Mississippi Spay Bus came to Holly Springs Oct. 21 and performed spay and neuter operations on six cats and eight dogs. Since its beginning the Spay Bus has performed operations on approximately 800 animals. Dr. Isis Johnson said she is seeking volunteers to assist. Thursday, Ann Moore, Sis. Mary, Sharon Fargo and Edrie Ward volunteered.
Byhalia High underway
Among those present for the groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the new Byhalia High School were Debbie Childers, Joseph Ford, Rosemary Pennington, Barbara Pipkin, Pat Woods, Amanda Malone, principal Mike Hamblin and superintendent Donnal Ash.
25 Years Ago - October 25, 1984
Campaigns for Uncle Fritz
Lucy Mondale, 19, niece of presidential candidate Walter Mondale, was in Holly Springs Tuesday, campaigning for her uncle at Rust College.
Rain, rain, rain
Marshall County has seen three times more rainfall this October than fell the last two years. Only 10 days of this month have been dry, making harvesting of crops nearly impossible. The North MS Experiment Station reports that 9.91 inches of rain have fallen in October, compared to 3.73 in 1984. Less than five percent of the 24,000 acres planted in cotton have been able to be harvested.
50 Years Ago - October 22, 1959
Miss America visits the Elite Cafe
The Sunday morning following the Ole Miss and Tulane game (53 to 7 - Ole Miss), found Miss America, Lynda Lee Mead of Natchez visiting the Elite Cafe of this city from 8-11 p.m. Accompanying Miss Mead were sorority members and football friends. Miss Mead reported “everything was lovely at the Elite.”
Queen of the Forest
A lovely, blue-eyed blond from Forest is Mississippi’s 1960 Queen of the Forest. She is 17-year-old Judith Randall. The new queen is 5’6”, and weighs 120 pounds. She loves cooking and sewing and is a senior at Forest High School.
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