Dick Hays assumed his new duties for South Penn Oil Co. at the
new Bells Run field.
J. Wellington Rogers, wife and children of near Brooksville came
up Sunday and spent a day as guests of Mr. Rogers’ sister, Mrs. W.T.W. Dye.
Creed Yoak, the progressive young Millstone businessman, has
purchased the Felix Settle farm on Pigeon Roost.
H. Stump of Stumptown and E.O. Wilson of Enon passed through
town Monday morning enroute down the river to
get goods for Steer Creek merchants.
The box supper held at the Cabot Factory church, Saturday
evening, was a success in every manner, and the ladies of that vicinity deserve
great credit for making it such a pleasant event.
Dr. J.R. Floyd, the prominent young eye specialist of
Harrisville, visited our town last week. He did a great deal of work while here.
He is a pleasant young man,
and is highly recommended by his townspeople.
One does nor have to be a glutton to cultivate the art of eating
to a high degree. We Americans often mistake high arts in the culinary field as
either too much sophistication or too high brow.
This is untrue. A great cook, a superb chef, and one who can
originate new dishes and season all to perfection is himself (or herself) an
artist. It is a talent that females learned long ago to be the way to a man’s
How much emphasis should we put on eating--enjoying our food? In
our puritanical philosophy, we sometimes think that to enjoy
our meals with a flourish--and after much preparation and detailed
work--is to overdo things. We often make fun of those who do--especially
This is a mistake we make in our young civilization. The average
European knows well the value of good meals and the ultimate enjoyment of what
is available. He takes his time at meals--even if a complete meal requires an
hour and a half.
What’s more, the average European enjoys it, digests it, and
enjoys anticipating it and praising it after completing it. Americans often
consider meals as necessities breaking up the working day. We grab a bite on the
run and rush off, or miss a meal altogether--and therefore we don’t digest much
of it, and eventually many get ulcers.
What else can a person, or a married couple, enjoy more together
than three good meals a day? Few things indeed.
Every individual might think a bit about meals, as we know them
in this country. Is there enough variety? Do members of the
family look forward to meals with anticipation and wonder? Are meals a
highlight of the day? If not, you are missing a great potential in this life.