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IIod00e-Podge by Phyllis Greely Hoeft . It was a new name to me but is one that may be famil- r to many, or least some, of you readers, Shiela Walsh. is, I was told, co-host on the "700 Club" program is aired both on radio and on Channel 9. I have ''er seen or heard the program but suppose I will make a effort to find it sometime. That many people have been aware of Shiela's exis- and her talents was evident by the crowd of what t have been between 1,500 and 2,000 people who at- her concert Saturday night at the Lake Geneva Camp at Alexandria. Daughter Jane of St. Louis Park came here Friday and we went to the home of my other daughter, in Willmar Saturday morning. The three of us ac- a friend of Carol's, Jan Engels, to Alexandria the concert. lqot only did we enjoy Shiela's concert, but the inter- story of her life which she shared intermittently / parts of her concert. She was born in Scotland of Scottish Christian par- Her father suffered a stroke and while for about six he was a loving parent in spite of his difficulty in ating, he turned violent and finally after he thrown her into an open fire, he was taken away and saw him aga. She said she remembers her mother praying by her she not only would be a Christian but would able to touch lives of other people. This she is doing her ministry of Christian music. She has been faced many difficulties but has been able to overcome with the ever presence of God's love. hOuld you have the opportunity of hearing Sheila I You will enjoy her. the morning Jane and I returned by way of and attended the retirement service of Calvin at the Church of Christ there. V'tla Jean and Calvin grew up in Kimball and are to many readers. V'da Jean was a cute little curly child when I came to Kimball and lived in the of her parents, Pearl and Everett Hilary for three Six of us teachers enjoyed living in their three up- bedrooms at that time. Pearl became a good friend enjoyed her throughout the rest of her life. She as those who knew her, are aware, later married to was the son of Joe and Emma Milan. Joe was here until his death. Emma continued to and was an active member of the Church of was Pearl). 1 Milans will continue to live in Litchfield. livesWe know people are generally riving more healthy lt and the average life span is increasing rapidly. It is t'aUsual, however, to find one in as good condition  Meyerton, 98, who is again spending the summer in her lake home at Pearl Lake. is still able to drive and has a valid driver's license Permit her to drive until, I believe she said, 101. hOve here from the home of a son who lives in with whom she spends part of her winters. She her time during the winter between his home and f her other son who lives in California. Wears no glasses - and her vision must be pretty she was able to pass the reading test for her Kimball Tri-C0unty News--Thursday, June 27, 1991 driver's license. She does have a bit of difficulty walking. Some will remember when her husband, "Mr. Meyerton" as she always speaks of him, owned the Kimball Creamery. Who remembers the date - at least the year - that the creamery burned down? Annette Liedman and I were talking about it a few days ago and neither of us could venture a guess. The creamery had been a big business in Kimball and was quite a loss to the community. Downtown sections of communites everywhere are losing businesses and there are many empty buildings on main streets. I had heard that Litchfield has had a great many of these losses and as we drove through town Sunday I was still surprised to see so many of them. Everyone seems to want to locate their businesses on the outskirts of towns and cities. I was delighted to hear that our Kimball Chiropractic Clinic is going to move from the location on Highway 55 downtown to the building formerly occupied by the dental clinic. J HI I letter to tim Hitw When Oue stol to realize the problems that dtqxmd of trash has become one would have to admit that we have shown enough intelligeoee to realize the necessity of recycling. '1 YOU. i Morrtssette 7 No. llowm'd St. St. Paul, Minn. 55119 (The following joke contributed by Irving Morriette. ) Joke Pastor to elderly man "At your age akma't yoo be thinking of the hereMter?" Elderly man. "I do, I do, everytime I go upstairs, downstairs, inside or outside, I keep thyink/ng, What am lhere after? gythbusters Nutrition is a "hot" topic today, with 75 percent of consumers ying that nu- trition is a very impoclanl faclor in food election, aecoing to a .ndy by the Food Marketing In.qilute. Unfortunately. misinformation about nutrition is ram- pant..qys Mary Helen Ounkkr. rngi temd dielitiacm and slaff nulrilionisl for Tolal cereal. Here are just a few of the mytl and the truth aleut them: - Myth: F,ti Imfifs the body and aids weigM loss. Fact: The only thing accmnpli.dl by fa.qing is to depcive the body of nulrienLq. And because the fasting body thinks it is being ".rved," metabolism slows down. This often results in quick weight gain when you ream)e eating. With nlabo- li.rn being slowed, the body requires Iv food than befme Io gain wigbl. . Myth: Smoking keeps you slim. Fact: If yoU quit .mlking. you may gain weigM hecau your mctaboli.,n slows down. Food may ta.le and m'gll helter, so your appelite inc. Also. eating may take the place of smoking, To help p- veto weilgM gain, follow a wcll-lanced diet and exerci mtmlKly. Mlah: Cm'oh i healthier than chocolate. Fact: Unpmce..'d carol) powder h kts fm alum coco powder, bul Produc made from carol) powder often include saturated fats, such as butter or palm kernel oil. Myth: Only sugar cause cavities. Fact: Cavilie can rer.Ull when the teeth have extended contact (mole than a few minutes) with any food containing cabuhydrates.  can he simple car- hohydrate like sugars, or they can he coruplex carbohydrates, such as thor, e in lwead or potatoes. Myth: Rher pills make you slim. Fact: Rher pills alone wou'l make you slim. floweret, high-fiber diels includ- ing lots of fnh fruits, vegetablex and whole-grain lweads and cereals, inch Lq Total, a often lower in fat. Les fat means fewer calories--and potential weigM Ires. Myth: A high-protein diet produce shiny, silky hair. Fact: Increasing your intake of protein will not affect how much protein is u.l by the hair follicles unless you have a prmein dcficicn. Any increa.*,e in pro- tein will be burned as fuel or stored a fat. Gunkler conclude that as more infor- mation ahom nmritiou i. publ.hed, myths may become more almndam, too. It is a good klea to verify ncw infocmaticm with a reliable .,urce. such as a registered dietitian. Celebrate July 4th ! Since 1991 is also the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Bill of Rights. this year's July 4th celebra- tions will really be some- thing special. Here's how your youngsters can have lots of Fourth of July fun, with suggestions on caring for our country from Proud Heart Care Bear, one of the seven new Care Bears: Proud Heart Care Bear i. Find your town on the map. Get an atlas or a road map and find your town. How big is it compared to other towns? Are there any rivers or mountains near it? Draw your own map of your town in the U.S. 2. Find out about your home town. How old is the town? Who founded it? What's the oldest building and street? Make a scrap- book of the town, using this newspaper to get pictures of people and places you've secn. 3, Your state. Is your state big or small compared to the states around it? What shape is it? How old is it? Try to find the state's flower and a leaf from the state's tree. 4. Reach out to the troops in the Gulf. They love to receive mail, especially now! By calling an army base you can get the names and addresses of people sta- tioned in the Gulf. 5. The American flag. Draw your own American flag on a rectangular piece of white paper using colored pens, crayons or pencils. Glue or tape the flag to a stick and you have your very own American flag to wave at a parade! 6. Proud Heart Care Bear Patriotic Pops. Using grape juice, lemonade and straw- berry/cherry fruit punch, make layers of juice in a pop mold or paper cup, letting each layer freeze before add- ing another one. Don't for- get to put an ice cream stick in the cup or mold before- hand! In just a few hours, you've got your very own red, white and blue patriotic pops 3 nmlk Minnesota Pionner Park in Annanda]e, MN, will host its lh attoual Finnish language worship serv on Sunday, July 7, 1991, in the old Rnnish church at the pm-k. The tmnish service begim at 2:00 p.m., followed by an Engnsh service. Speakers wm be Re. glme Yliniemi of Frazee, Minnmmta, and Rev. Jay Weidner of Maple Lake, IKitme. Coee will be rved following the rvices. BREAKFAST