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German Citizen Germany plans candidacy for a seat Guten Appetit!
on the Security Council in 2019/20
Fastnachts with
Roger Coolbaugh Norman Richter Germany is seeking to become has unanimously adopted 60 out
a non-permanent member of the of 63 resolutions. The Security baking powder
Richard and Lottie Richard Rogenthien United Nations Security Council. Council is the central global crisis
Gallagher Hilde Smith Former Foreign Minister Stein- manager!" 3-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
meier announced the candidacy for 1 tablespoon baking powder
Melvin Hoffman Elfriede Tompkins 2019/20 in Hamburg. Steinmeier added, "Germany, 1/2 teaspoon salt
William Walbesser as a country which maintains 3/4 teaspoon ground mace (can
Mrs. Loretta The elections are expected to close economic, political and so- use nutmeg)
Kanehl Trudy Weber take place at the General Assembly cial ties with the global communi- 1/4 cup solid vegetable shortening
George Wopperer in June 2018. This renewed candi- ty – some studies even describe it (use lard if you can get it)
John Krause dature (Germany was last a mem- as the most highly connected 1 cup granulated sugar
ber of the Security Council in country in the world – is particu- 2 large eggs, beaten
Thomas Leithner 2011/12) is a demonstration of the larly reliant on a functioning, 1 cup milk
country’s political will to make an peaceful and rules‑based interna- vegetable or canola oil for frying,
William Maas Vielen Dank! active contribution to peace and tional order. And since that is the about 2 quarts
security in the face of all the chal- case, we have to do all the more to
lenges which the Security Council preserve and develop this order." Place the flour, baking pow-
has to address. der, salt and mace in a medium
German bowl. Stir with a wire whisk to
The renewed membership American combine. Set aside. In a large
would underscore Germany’s posi- Calendar of bowl of an electric mixer, cream
tion and our weight in the United Culture together the shortening and sugar
Nations. until fluffy. Add the eggs and mix
FEBRUARY until creamy. Gradually add the
Speaking at Hamburg City Hall 10 - Faschingfest, Scharf's dry ingredients, alternating with
at the invitation of the German In- German Restaurant, Clinton St., the milk, mixing on low speed,
stitute of Global and Area Studies West Seneca. 895-7249 just until well-combined.
Steinmeier emphasized the signifi- 21 - Steuben Society Samuel
cance of the UN Security Council: Helm chapter monthly meeting Place on a floured board.
- Scharf's German Restaurant, Work the dough lightly with
"We need the United Nations Clinton St., West Seneca hands, adding a little more flour as
and the Security Council more than 24 - Schnitzelfest - Scharf's needed if it is too sticky. (This
ever in our efforts to promote peace German Restaurant, Clinton St., dough should be very soft, some-
in these troubled times. And al- West Seneca. 895-7249 thing like a biscuit dough, so don't
though the UN Security Council add more flour than necessary.)
has increasingly been on the receiv- MARCH Gently roll the dough into a 1/2-
ing end of criticism and is, unfortu- 10- Gemutlichnight - inch thick rectangle or square. Us-
nately, blocked on occasions, it Scharf's German Restaurant, ing a sharp knife, cut into 2-inch
nonetheless remains the only body Clinton St., West Seneca. 895- squares or similarly sized rectan-
capable of adopting conflict pre- 7249 gles. Heat the oil in a deep-sided
vention and peace keeping mea- 21 - Steuben Society Samuel pot over medium heat to 375 °F.
sures that are binding in Helm chapter monthly meeting
international law. Despite all skep- - Black Forest Adler, Niagara Carefully add the fastnachts to
ticism, in the last year the Council Falls Blvd. the oil, about 6 per batch, and fry
24 - Fruhlingsfest - Knights until well-browned on one side,
Since 1970 the Buffalo Standard of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union about 2 minutes. Flip and brown
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to support our family of publications. weiss Buffalo. 697-8222 minutes. Remove with a slotted
spoon and place on a baking sheet
These funds have been used to off-set some of the lined with paper towels to drain.
publication costs, increases in postage, and affords Repeat with the remaining fast-
the ability to secure the best writers in Western New nachts.
York. The German Citizen is published to serve the
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