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From: "Mary" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 398
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 11:48:31 -0800
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Prepared this Cracker Toffee last night... I just sampled the recipe at a
Christmas Party last week..
really yummy, found the recipe on the internet by typing in Cracker Toffee.
Mary Ellen
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>
>
> Today's Topics:
>
> 1. Re: Remmel Taylor (Annita Fulton)
> 2. Need help with Victoria, AR. (Mary)
> 3. Re: Remmel Taylor (Bill Blevins)
> 4. Merry Christmas! (Jean Cuevas)
> 5. off subject Merry Christmas! (Vera Reeves)
> 6. Re: off subject Merry Christmas! (Jean Cuevas)
> 7. Morning Everyone (June Ramsey)
> 8. Re: Morning Everyone (Jean Cuevas)
> 9. Re: Cleveland McNEILL (Marsha Boles)
> 10. Re: Need help with Victoria, AR. (Jean Cuevas)
>
>
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>
> Message: 1
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 02:16:13 -0600
> From: "Annita Fulton" <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Remmel Taylor
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
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> Thanks so much Jean.
>
>
>>From: Jean Cuevas <>
>>Reply-To:
>>To:
>>Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Remmel Taylor
>>Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2006 16:41:58 -0500
>>
>>Hi Annita.
>>
>>I am so sorry to hear of your uncle's passing away. What a sad thing
>>to happen at this time of year. I definitely will remember to pray
>>for your family and his immediate family.
>>
>>Good Bless,
>>
>>Jean C
>>
>>
>>At 04:29 PM 12/23/2006, you wrote:
>> >Jean, I thought some of the Izard County (Oxford) folks might want to
>>know
>> >that my Uncle Remmel Taylor passed away this morning. I received a call
>> >from my Aunt Velma (his sister) about 9 a.m., this morning (Dec 23). He
>>was
>> >84 years old. Remember his children and the rest of the family in your
>> >prayers. I would ask a favor - if someone in Melbourne or the area
>> >might
>> >see a notice in the paper, please send me a copy. Thanks,
>> >
>> >Annita (Taylor) Fulton
>> >Nebraska
>> >
>> >_________________________________________________________________
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>> >it all. http://tv.msn.com/tv/globes2007/
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> Message: 2
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 01:36:20 -0800
> From: "Mary" <>
> Subject: [ARIZARD] Need help with Victoria, AR.
> To: <>
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>
> Wondering if anyone on the List can tell where Victoria, Jefferson, Ark.
> is ?
> I am assuming, this is Victoria, Jefferson County, AR. (not really sure)
> I found a Stella Butler on the 1910 census living there as a
> granddaughter... is this
> town still there ?
>
> Thanks a bunch for any help ! Mary Ellen
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 06:16:37 -0800 (PST)
> From: Bill Blevins <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Remmel Taylor
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
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>
> Anita,
> I was sorry to hear of Remmel's passing. I have known him and the family
> all my life. When I lived at Oxford and ever since I can remember I was
> big enough to play checkers I can recall the many many games he and I have
> played throughout those years at the old Oxford Garage. Checker playing
> was taken rather seriously back then with several people sitting and
> watching the games and waiting their turns. Remmel was a Great
> Player...and a great man. He will certainly be missed and never
> forgotten.
>
> Bill Blevins
>
> Annita Fulton <> wrote:
> Jean, I thought some of the Izard County (Oxford) folks might want to
> know
> that my Uncle Remmel Taylor passed away this morning. I received a call
> from my Aunt Velma (his sister) about 9 a.m., this morning (Dec 23). He
> was
> 84 years old. Remember his children and the rest of the family in your
> prayers. I would ask a favor - if someone in Melbourne or the area might
> see a notice in the paper, please send me a copy. Thanks,
>
> Annita (Taylor) Fulton
> Nebraska
>
> _________________________________________________________________
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>>has
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 09:57:01 -0500
> From: Jean Cuevas <>
> Subject: [ARIZARD] Merry Christmas!
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
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>
> Good Morning Everyone!
>
> Today is our day to enjoy the opportunity to share Christmas
> memories, recipes, experiences, and so on, with the list. So, if you
> have a treasured memory or recipe that you would like to share,
> please feel free to do so.
>
> A co-worker made this wonderful treat and brought it to work on our
> "grazing day", and I thought perhaps you might enjoy trying it. I
> absolutely loved this recipe!!
>
> Cracker Candy
> 2 sticks of real butter (not margarine)
> 1 cup of brown sugar
> 1 pkg. of saltine crackers
> 1 large pkg. milk chocolate
> Chopped Pecans
> Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil. Lay a single layer of crackers
> on the cookie sheet. Melt the butter & brown sugar in a saucepan; bring
> to boil, boiling for 3 minutes, then pour over crackers. Bake at 425
> deg for 5 minutes. Place chocolate chips on top of crackers & let them
> melt. After about 5 minutes, spread the melted chips evenly over the
> crackers. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Refrigerate until hardened,
> then break into pieces. Store in refrigerator
>
> Blessings,
>
> Jean C
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 09:18:17 -0600
> From: "Vera Reeves" <>
> Subject: [ARIZARD] off subject Merry Christmas!
> To: <>
> Message-ID: <000501c7276e$bd7892b0$>
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> reply-type=original
>
> Jean,
> I've never tried this pie but thought you might have some of those soda
> crackers lift from making your Cracker Candy
> ===============
> Soda Cracker Pie
>
> 14 saltine crackers crushed into crumbs
>
> 1 cup sugar
>
> 3 egg whites
>
> ? tsp cream of tartar
>
> 1 tsp vanilla
>
> Cool Whip or fresh whipped cream
>
> Strawberries sliced
>
> Whip egg whites till foamy then add cream of tartar and vanilla and
> continue
> whipping until egg whites form peaks. Gently fold in crushed crackers and
> sugar and stir by hand. Pour mixture into well greased (Crisco coated)
> 9-inch pie pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes until golden
> brown.
> Cool completely and top with Cool Whip and sliced strawberries. Can triple
> recipe and use a 13-inch x 9-inch pan for baking.
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 10:28:58 -0500
> From: Jean Cuevas <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] off subject Merry Christmas!
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"; format=flowed
>
> Vera, that certainly sounds interesting! I will have to give it a try! :)
>
> Thanks!
>
> Jean
>
>
> At 10:18 AM 12/24/2006, you wrote:
>>Jean,
>>I've never tried this pie but thought you might have some of those soda
>>crackers lift from making your Cracker Candy
>>===============
>>Soda Cracker Pie
>>
>>14 saltine crackers crushed into crumbs
>>
>>1 cup sugar
>>
>>3 egg whites
>>
>>? tsp cream of tartar
>>
>>1 tsp vanilla
>>
>>Cool Whip or fresh whipped cream
>>
>>Strawberries sliced
>>
>>Whip egg whites till foamy then add cream of tartar and vanilla and
>>continue
>>whipping until egg whites form peaks. Gently fold in crushed crackers and
>>sugar and stir by hand. Pour mixture into well greased (Crisco coated)
>>9-inch pie pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes until golden
>>brown.
>>Cool completely and top with Cool Whip and sliced strawberries. Can triple
>>recipe and use a 13-inch x 9-inch pan for baking.
>>
>>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 09:49:34 -0600
> From: "June Ramsey" <>
> Subject: [ARIZARD] Morning Everyone
> To: <>, <>,
> <>, <>,
> <>, <>
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> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="Windows-1252"
>
> CHRISTMAS EVE GIFT: HAH! HAH! beatcha didn't i?
> I can well remember when i was a kid getting up early and trying to be
> first
> to say that. I have been up a while , but forgot to pull that on Ed. My
> pea
> brain was out of whack i guess.
>
> I think my main remembering as a youngen setting by the fire place
> stringing
> pop corn for the BIG cedar tree in the corner. we would cut strips of
> paper
> fasten togeather to form a chain for what they call now "garland" we
> called
> it Sears catalogue chain. even would use colored paper if we had it .also
> take the red berries and make chains. Mostly our gifts were home made and
> we
> usuall managed to have stick candy, and you know what was called choclate
> drops. Ha!! had pop corn balls peanut brittle mom made. "Lasses cookies
> and
> ginger bread ". Always had alot of molasses, for dad had the only mill on
> Twin Creek and made for every one around.
>
> The school plays and Christmas tree was a big thing too. Those days were
> hard for the old folks to make a living, but us kid's knew that, and was
> pleased with what ever we got. Now kid's have to have every new
> fang-dangled
> thing that comes out on T.V. every year. Can you imagine our kid's getting
> up to a stocking with an orange, apple, and if lucky candy hanging by the
> fire place, and maybe a rag doll, bean shooter made from scratch, or home
> made clothes. "Y" they would pout for a week.
>
> Got to get around and do a little cooking. Hoping Tommie will get to come
> home today, won't know till his Dr. comes in .That would be the best
> Christmas we could have.
> I wish you all a MERRY CHRISTMAS. and HAPPY NEW YEAR.
> Love and God Bless. June
>
>
>
>
>
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> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 10:53:13 -0500
> From: Jean Cuevas <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Morning Everyone
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed
>
> June,
>
> I read your description of Christmases past, and actually envy
> you! Something is lost with all the materialism of today. The fun
> of sharing and contributing to decorating the tree, was a special thing.
>
> I was thinking this week of popcorn balls, and my childhood, and
> thinking I might like us to make some.
>
> My mother used to talk of Christmas when she was a child, and her
> family was very hard hit during the depression, so there wasn't much
> to go around, but she felt blessed to find the stockings hung with
> fruits, nuts and candy.
>
> June, I hope Tommie is able to come home today. What a trial he is
> having to go through, as is your family. May the Lord be his Healer,
> and may he recover quickly!
>
> Jean C
>
>
> At 10:49 AM 12/24/2006, you wrote:
>>CHRISTMAS EVE GIFT: HAH! HAH! beatcha didn't i?
>>I can well remember when i was a kid getting up early and trying to be
>>first
>>to say that. I have been up a while , but forgot to pull that on Ed. My
>>pea
>>brain was out of whack i guess.
>>
>>I think my main remembering as a youngen setting by the fire place
>>stringing
>>pop corn for the BIG cedar tree in the corner. we would cut strips of
>>paper
>>fasten togeather to form a chain for what they call now "garland" we
>>called
>>it Sears catalogue chain. even would use colored paper if we had it .also
>>take the red berries and make chains. Mostly our gifts were home made and
>>we
>>usuall managed to have stick candy, and you know what was called choclate
>>drops. Ha!! had pop corn balls peanut brittle mom made. "Lasses cookies
>>and
>>ginger bread ". Always had alot of molasses, for dad had the only mill on
>>Twin Creek and made for every one around.
>>
>> The school plays and Christmas tree was a big thing too. Those days were
>>hard for the old folks to make a living, but us kid's knew that, and was
>>pleased with what ever we got. Now kid's have to have every new
>>fang-dangled
>>thing that comes out on T.V. every year. Can you imagine our kid's getting
>>up to a stocking with an orange, apple, and if lucky candy hanging by the
>>fire place, and maybe a rag doll, bean shooter made from scratch, or home
>>made clothes. "Y" they would pout for a week.
>>
>>Got to get around and do a little cooking. Hoping Tommie will get to come
>>home today, won't know till his Dr. comes in .That would be the best
>>Christmas we could have.
>>I wish you all a MERRY CHRISTMAS. and HAPPY NEW YEAR.
>>Love and God Bless. June
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>Come See Our Kin (and friends)
>>http://communities.msn.com/JunebugsOldFamilyPhotos
>>
>>
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> Message: 9
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 09:31:12 -0800 (PST)
> From: Marsha Boles <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Cleveland McNEILL
> To:
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> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
>
> Thanks Vera,
> I have the 7 chidren.
> Marsha
>
> Vera Reeves <> wrote:
> I have obits for William & Mary McNeill.
> I think I posted them before but can do again.
> There were 7 children, in the obits only 6 were listed.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>I have Cleveland McNeill married to Martha Clark.
>> His father was William "Bill Fox" McNeill
>> His mother was Mary Francis Cantrell.
>> Could Cleveland McNeill have had other marriages?
>> I have no children known.
>> Thanks.
>> Marsha
>
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> Message: 10
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 13:21:17 -0500
> From: Jean Cuevas <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Need help with Victoria, AR.
> To:
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> Mary Ellen,
>
> On an Arkansas Townships map that I have, it shows Victoria Township
> as being in the lower right hand part of the county. It appears to
> be one county over from Pine Bluff. The surrounding townships are
> : Melton, Richland, Pine Bluff, Altheimer.
>
> I couldn't seem to get a really good map showing Victoria Township,
> as there are two actual towns named Victoria, in AR, other than this,
> but I did find one web site:
>
>
> http://www.city-data.com/township/Victoria-Jefferson-AR.html
>
> Jean Cuevas
>
>
>
>
> At 04:36 AM 12/24/2006, you wrote:
>>Wondering if anyone on the List can tell where Victoria, Jefferson, Ark.
>>is ?
>>I am assuming, this is Victoria, Jefferson County, AR. (not really sure)
>>I found a Stella Butler on the 1910 census living there as a
>>granddaughter... is this
>>town still there ?
>>
>>Thanks a bunch for any help ! Mary Ellen
>>
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